Throwing it around

There’s snow on the ground here in central Ohio and we sit 76 days from Opening Day for the entire league. Another important date for baseball/Xbox 360 fans is March 3rd when MLB 2k9 is scheduled to be released. But as always we have to brave the hell that is february together. Take it one day at a time. Here’s baseball news for you all:

-Jonathan Papelbon signs a record deal for a closer. [Extra Bases]
-Tom Verducci tells us that squeezing market dollars might force some aging superstars out of the game. [Sports Illustrated]
-Our favorite author Jeff Pearlman has a blog. Check it out sometime, it’s interesting. [Jeff]
-Kirk Radomski has an upcoming book, and he’s siding with Brian Mcnamee. [Deadspin]
-Comparing MLB’s leader Bud Selig, and the countrys leader Barack Obama. [Bugs & Cranks]
-Predict Jay Bruce’s 2009’s numbers. [Redleg Nation]