Throwing it Around

It’s already Thursday. That’s the good thing about a holiday weekend: it succeeds in shortening the following week. We’ve got some good bits to come from now and throughout the weekend. Here’s some lunch-time type links:

-ESPN held it’s franchise player draft today. Jim Bowden had a pick and I didn’t. [ESPN]
-Bryce Harper overshadowing Mike Trout, maybe undeservedly. [HardballTalk]
-You had to see what the Mariners did in Texas last night, right? [Seattle Times]
-FanGraphs looks at the 2012 amateur draft. [FanGraphs]
-Kansas City is reviewing all of the All-Star Games in honor of having the game there this season. [Ball Star]
-The Reds haven’t gotten hot at the plate yet. And they might not get hot. []
-Wish I was still a Mike Stanton owner. [Palm Beach Post]