Today's links are still thinking about their grandfathers, all of whom served overseas during World War II ...
* Going back to the 1960s, Ubaldo Jimenez is one of only seven pitchers to allow two or fewer runs in at least his first 10 starts of the season.
* Our greatest expert in baseball's dead during World War II hails from a quiet suburb of Glasgow, Scotland. Go figure.
* Sure, maybe what's ailing Jeff Francoeur are all those voices in his head. Or this is just who he is. Considering his career stats, I'm inclined to suspect the latter.
* Tangotiger with some withering words for "the media" about overreacting to the importance of any single player (let alone a single relief pitcher).
* Has anyone ever seen Matt Garza and Zoltar in the same place?
* For the record, it was a dyed-in-the-wool Yankees fan who took these pictures.
* Vocabulary Word of the Week (with illustration!): tessellate.