Originally posted on Friarhood  |  Last updated 1/20/13
I thought I was going to be able to get to the Daily Friar yesterday, but as it turned out it didn’t happen. Let me start off today’s piece by sending my thoughts out to the families of Earl Weaver and Stan Musial. It’s a sad day in baseball whenever one of the greats leaves the earth, and yesterday we lost two of the most iconic faces of the game. Earl Weaver, the feisty Orioles Hall of Fame manager passed away at 82, and Stan “The Man” Musial, the great St. Louis Cardinal passed away at 92. Friday was the end of salary figures being exchanged and now we have a clearer picture as to who will be heading to hearings, and who has agreed on contracts. Below is the Padres.com article on the whole thing, and I also put the Friarhood link that quickly gives the salary numbers. In MLB news, the one article I posted below is pretty important in my mind. The Cubs are planning on doing some renovations of Wrigley Field. To me this is significant as it is one of the most iconic parks in the league.
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