Throwing it Around

It’s going to be a night full of football with the ACC Championship and Big Ten title game. My kids got their Christmas pictures done, which was craziness; and we just watched Mickey’s Christmas Carol. Dad is worn out. Here are the baseball linkages of the day:

-The best analysis of the CBA you’ll find. [Yahoo Sports – Jeff Passan]
-Steven Matz is on the mend and I like for him to have a nice 2017. [Baseball Musings]
-The Padres rotation is going to be historically, all-time bad this upcoming season. [Fangraphs]
-Eric Thames is going to drop bombs. [Beyond the Box Score]
-Tyson Ross was non-tendered today. [Yahoo Big League Stew]
-$235 Million is the magic number for the Dodgers in 2017. [True Blue LA]
-A definitive preview of the Winter Meetings. [Hardball Talk]
-The Nats acquired Derek Norris today. [Fanrag MLB]
-It’s rumored that Rich Hill signed a three-year deal with the Dodgers. [Dodger Blue]