Found January 03, 2013 on
It’s hard to believe that it’s 2013 and this blog began in 2007. There’s been some bumps in the road, but all things considered we’re still here and it’s good to still be writing about baseball on the interwebs. Here’s some baseball links of note that we found to be interesting in some way today:
-Miguel Tejada, back from the dead to talk about his favorite hitting drill. [Next Level Ballplayer]
-The Diamondbacks are still “open” to trading Justin Upton. As long as the sun rises this statement will probably be true. [MLB Trade Rumors]
-Scott Rolen might play again for the Reds in 2013 but isn’t really sure. Scottie, I’m sure I want you retired. [Hardball Talk]
-Remember the name Dave Denson. He just broke Bryce Harper’s Tropicana Field home run distance record. He’s 17 years old. [Rant Sports]
-Internet commenters try to trade for Giancarlo Stanton. [Baseball Prospectus]
BEST OF MAXIM
The Kansas City Royals have added a former American League MVP to the organization. Infielder Miguel Tejada, a six-time All-Star and the 2002 American League MVP when he hit .308 with 34 home runs and 131 RBI with the Athletics, has signed a minor-league contract with the Royals and will be in camp as a non-roster invitee. Tejada, who turns 39 in May, has not played in the majors...
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes.
1. Assorted Headlines for the Baseball Enthusiast
2. Graphs: Miguel Tejada’s Career in WAR
3. SCOUT Leaderboards: Dominican Winter League
Assorted Headlines for the Baseball Enthusiast
Kansas City Sign Chavez, Tejada
The Kansas City Royals have signed outfielder Endy Chavez and infielder Miguel...
Miguel Tejada, Matt Diaz, and Hisanori Takahashi get minor-league deals; Mike Gonzalez earns a spot in the Brewers bullpen.