Checking on the progress of Joba Chamberlain and Phil Hughes battling for the 5th starter's spot.
How do things look for the Rockies' pitching staff once Jason Marquis officially becomes a Rockie? Also, what should Pat Bowlen firing Mike Shanahan tell the Brothers Monfort?
The Yankees have signed former Marlin and current TJ recoveree Sirge Mitre to a one year deal with a team option for 2010. I think this is an astute move by Cash.
The Orioles are intent on making serious offers for Burnett as well as Teixeira. They possess geographic advantages with both players — Burnett lives in Monkton, Md., and Teixeira is from the Baltimore area — and they do not plan to irritate their restless fan base with token bids.
Still, it would be a major upset if the Orioles landed either player.