- The Mariners made a minor deal, shipping infielder Carlos Rivero to the Red Sox.
- Craig Edwards at Fangraphs looks at how Nelson Cruz and Mike Trout are doing in the home run department and wonders if home runs are coming back to baseball.
- John Sickels at Minor League Ball reviews his pre-season top 20 list for the M's.
- Former Mariner Abraham Almonte has done very well early on with his new team.
- Jung-Ho Kang has turned into quite the steal for the Pirates, writes Jeff Sullivan.
- Doug Melvin has stepped down as GM of the Brewers.
- Jeff Sullivan also dissects the Blue Jays roster and why it's doing so well.
- The Padres have signed pitcher Bud Norris.
- The Red Sox have hired former Angels' GM Jerry Dipoto to a front office position.