Notes From Camp
Tribe's big bopper coming up empty: Cleveland Indians spring training notes | cleveland.com - The Eagle has not landed, as Jesus Aguilar struggles though spring training.
Cleveland Indians renew contract of RHP Zach McAllister; 40-man roster signed | cleveland.com - The Indians have signed all the players on their 40-man roster. Pretty much SOP renewing of contracts here.
Vinnie Pestano pitching like Pestano of old: Cleveland Indians chatter | cleveland.com - Vinnie Pestano continues to roll this spring training. He's made three appearances and has retired all nine batters to face him.
Vet infielder Aviles adding 'outfielder' to long resume | indians.com: News - Bastian notes column.
Around the Horn
Tony Sipp has motivation, perspective | UTSanDiego.com - After a down year, the LGFT lefty is seeking a spot in the Padres' bullpen.
Cincinnati writer calls Brandon Phillips out on his B.S. | HardballTalk - LGFT Brandon Phillips' interview with MLB.com was noted mostly for his "how the [expletive] am I declining" comment, but John Fay of Cincinnati.com notes that Phillips is either lying or deluded about something else too: the source of his beef with local reporters.
Which MLB players may be on the move this spring? | SportsonEarth.com : Jonathan Bernhardt Article - It's no longer the traditional time for big moves to be made across baseball -- but when has that ever really stopped anyone? Injuries and other spring surprises could motivate some teams to make deals for players already rumored to be on the trading block.