If we’ve learned anything today, it’s that we can probably take Justin Duchscherer off the list of potential rotation options. He reportedly down to Baltimore and Washington as possible destinations.
Some other links for today…
• Josh Norris posted a little bit more of his interview with Brian Cashman, with most of it centered on the Yankees scouting department, and specifically the scouting in Mexico that’s led to Ramiro Pena, Alfredo Aceves, Manny Banuelos and Jorge Vazquez.
• Former Yankees sinkerballer Ross Ohlendorf is looking to bounce back from a one-win season in Pittsburgh. The guy had a 4.07 ERA and only a single win. That’s brutal.
• Former Yankees reliever Russ Springer has decided to retire. Although his career took him all over the big leagues, Springer was originally a seventh-round draft pick of the Yankees.
• Buster Olney looked at what could be a solid Orioles lineup if Baltimore signs Vlad Guerrero. Of course, the Orioles pitching remains suspect.
• ESPNNewYork reports that Citi Field likely will host the 2013 all-star game.
• Speaking of the Mets, apparently Martin Luther King III is interested in buying a share of the team.