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Prospect Watch: Top 10 second basemen |
Jonathan Mayo continues his list of top prospects at each position and has named Jonathan Schoop the second best second base prospect in baseball.

Why Wilson Betemit makes sense for the Orioles -
Because he can hit right-handed pitching. My favorite line of the article: "For those of you thinking about it, the acquisition of Betemit won’t affect the Orioles’ stance on Fielder."

What Do The Orioles Want With Prince Fielder? - Baseball Nation
The Orioles are bad because they don't have enough good players. They should acquire more good players. This Fielder fella is a good player, and he should be for a few years yet. The Orioles acquiring Fielder would fit with that whole "acquire good players" strategy.

Orioles FanFest: A Recap | I Hate JJ Redick
Meghan, aka @QweenofDiamonds, gives a FanFest rundown from a parent's perspective.

Steve Melewski: The pitchers say they are ready for rotation battle in camp
Melewski lists ten guys who will try to make the five-man rotation and leaves Alfredo Simon in the bullpen category. Personally I'd rather have Simon in the rotation than Brad Bergesen.

Rangers trading Koji Uehara to Toronto? | Yahoo! Sports
Aw, man.