Throwing it around

There’s just 42 days until Opening Day. Soon, all players will be in Spring Training camps and we’ll be ready to bring you the best in baseball linkage each and every day until that enormous countdown reaches zero. We have to admit we’re getting closer and it’s starting to go quickly.
-Stephen Strasburg’s first day of class. [Nationals Journal]
-A post about the Dodgers payroll. [Dodger Divorce]
-Why do players suffer through arbitration hearings? [ESPN SweetSpot]
-Dusty Baker on Bailey, catching, and Jay Bruce. []
-The Devil Rays new alternate powder blues. [7th Inning Stache]
-Still no movement on the Joe Mauer contract talks. [Big League Stew]
-Johnny Damon screwed the Tigers out of $8 million. [tireball]
-Russell Branyan, an Indian once again. [The Ghost of Moonlight Graham]