Throwing it around

Happy Thursday. The 4th of July is almost here. We’ll be pouring in the coverage up until the holiday, so stick around. Redlegs have day games in Wrigley from now until Monday night. Kind of sucks. More on that later. Here’s the links of today:

-Ken Rosenthal tells us about how the Bengie Molina trade ‘clears the way’ for prospect Buster Posey. Clears the way for what? To burn himself out behind the plate quicker? Dumb. [FOX Sports]
-Bobby Bonilla, still being paid by the Mets. [Hardball Talk]
-Colin Cowherd was talking about this at lunch today: could the Twins get Cliff Lee? [Twinkie Town]
-Dustin Pedroia is a douche. [Extra Bases]
-The top 11 prospects still in the minor leagues. [Baseball Prospectus]
-The 10 longest bombs hit in the hit tracker era. [Fantasy Pros]
-Joe Pos with a great write up on Bob Gibson, lengthy. [Joe Posnanski]