Hopefully everyone made it home safe yesterday, that was really something. Here are your morning links as the city returns to sanity.
Alex Anthopoulos’s Trade History: Hits & Misses
Excellent piece by Mop-Up Duty on AA's trade record
I'd be lying if I said I didn't want Rowdy Tellez for his name alone.
"Does Rogers Centre's retractable roof have a significant impact on scoring?"
Don't think that Jose Altuve is going to be an option.
I want the Colby Two Wolf Moon shirt, badly.
AL EAST LINKS
Manny Machado leads youth brigade headed for All-Star Game - MLB - Joe Lemire - SI.com
The snub that we need to be talking about: Munenori Kawasaki
Can Chris Davis break Roger Maris' AL home run record? - SBNation.com
"Not only is Chris Davis having a great season, but he has a chance at breaking a record that's much older than he is."
MLB Trade Deadline: Red Sox will spend what's needed at the deadline. Probably. - Over the Monster
"According to John Henry, money won't be an issue for the Red Sox come the deadline. But is it for the right reasons?"
Yankees rumors: Rosenthal confirms interest in Justin Ruggiano - Pinstriped Bible
Ahahahahaha I hope so
2013 MLB All Star Game: Baltimore Oriole Chris Davis selected for the Home Run Derby - Camden Chat
"The major league leader in home runs, Chris Davis was a no brainer pick for A.L. captain Robinson Cano."
THE REST OF THE BASEBALL UNIVERSE LINKS
The Best Non-All-Star Seasons of the Past 50 Years | FanGraphs Baseball
What were the fans thinking in 2004?
In big switch, Cubs considering signing Garza long-term - CBSSports.com
Sounds like posturing to this guy
Miami Trades Ricky Nolasco for Warm Bodies | FanGraphs Baseball
It's about time this happened.
"A look at the guys who have gotten the oldest, the quickest this year."
NON-BASEBALL LINK OF THE DAY
BBC News - Antarctic Lake Vostok 'might have fish'
"There could be some complex animals, perhaps even fish, living in the deeply buried Antarctic Lake Vostok, a new study suggests."