Throwing it around

A glorious tuesday indeed. The weather is starting to turn to summer. It’s going to be a warm week across the country and the holiday to kick off the summer is now less then a week away. That is like the bell signaling that we’re in the dead heat of a baseball season. Here’s some links to get you ready for a full slate of ballgames on tap tonight:

-We will never give up on prospect Homer Bailey, and here’s someone who is in our corner on this. [Baseball America]
-Joey Votto is the 3rd worst 1st baseman and Jay Bruce is the 2nd best right fielder according to this. [Fangraphs]
-The Mets let one get away last night in SoCal. [Faith & Fear in Flushing]
-Eric Chavez’s career is in jeopardy. [MLB Trade Rumors]
-Did Todd Helton get hit #2000 last night? [Purple Row]
-Stephen Strasburg won’t be in DC in 2009. [The Nats Blog]
-Baseball fans and bloggers all over are starting to show concern over Joey Votto. [Y! Sports Big League Stew]