Throwing it Around

Football season has ended, and I don’t feel like going to sleep. If you can get through this brutal stretch in February, there’s a lot to look forward to in the spring and summer. We’ll do our best to keep you busy until then with some great links around the interweb:

-Dave Cameron writes briefly on the 2016 #1 overall pick. [Fangraphs]
-Have you read up on the Red Sox lately? Here are their main storylines entering spring training. [Boston Globe]
-The Diamondbacks may shift Yasmany Thomas to the outfield. [Hardball Talk]
-The Padres say they aren’t rebuilding. [San Diego Union-Tribune]
-More buzz about Bryce Harper becoming a Yankee, from Yahoo’s Jeff Passan. [Yahoo]
-Jose Bautista wants to be a Blue Jay for life. [The Canadian Press]
-Jake Arrieta will make $10.7 million this season via arbitration ruling. [Associated Press]