Todd Helton won't be a Tiger, just in case you were wondering.
Tracy Ringolsby has an update on Kazuo Matsui and Rodrigo Lopez, It's looking like they will both be back by the beginning of June. The notes piece includes an interesting tidbit regarding Mark Wiley's influence in the Kim for Julio trade as well.
Matt Holliday talks about his improved defense with Troy Renck. Holliday's turnaround, as well as better defensive work behind the plate from Torrealba and Iannetta has made the regression by Atkins at third easier to handle and the overall team defense better than last year's squad by a good margin.