Throwing it around

They’re calling for 80 degrees this weekend all around the country, so break out your sunscreen and get tickets to a ballgame. Here’s some links while baseball is played at all hours today. Keep your eyes on the scoreboard.

-The M’s are proving that small ball is played in the AL. We like it. [ESPN Sweetspot]
-More on “Coors Field East” New Yankee Stadium. [Deadspin]
-Every team seems to want a young star to be their face of the franchise. [USA Today]
-Time to get Brandon Wood’s feet wet in Anaheim. [Angels Unplugged]
-Does Torii Hunter want to go back to Minnesota? [MLB Trade Rumors]
-Tigers GM Dombrowski says ‘absurd’ is the idea of trading Miggy Cabrera, thank goodness. [Rounding the Bases]
-An interview with former Astro J.R. Richard. [Bugs & Cranks]
-Tough blow to the upstart Pirates, Ryan Doumit is out 8-10 weeks with a wrist injury. [Pittsburgh Lumber Co]