Throwing it Around

Another June is in the books in life – and with July here the temperature is up in the 90’s just like always and fireworks will soon be on the horizon. Here are a few of the day’s baseball reads from around the net:

-Matt Williams is making the right call playing Denard Span over Danny Espinosa. [FanGraphs]
-Yasiel Puig wants in the home run derby. [Dodgers Now]
-Jeff Lunhow addresses the absurdity of offering Bud Norris for every top prospect in baseball. [Houston Chronicle]
-Bryce Harper got a big knock last night in his return for the Nationals. [Washington Post]
-Joe Pos tells us of the remarkable career of Raul Ibanez. [Hardball Talk]
-Big day for Blue Jay Drew Hutchison on Canada Day in Toronto. [Baseball Musings]
-A detailed post about Xander Bogaerts’ June. [Gammons Daily]
-Domingo Santana was named to the futures game, he was called up to the big leagues today. [Minor League Ball]