Diane at the Value Over Replacement Grit blog continues her entries on some of the great names in baseball history with a look at a pitcher who made an All-Star team 15 years of his debut in the majors.
Other stuff from the SweetSpot Network:
Bill Baer examines Dominic Brown and writes, "Brown has never had more than two months of uninterrupted regular playing time at the Major League level. Platooning him in 2013, at age 25 in his fourth season, would only further impede his growth as a player. Brown either is or isn’t going to be a good enough player to be a part of the Phillies’ plans; they are never going to learn this by using him as a part-time player."
Stephanie Liscio on the Indians giving Nick Swisher the largest free-agent contract in franchise history.
Joey Matschulat examines what the Cody Ross signing might mean for the Rangers -- and whether Mike Napoli could end up back in Texas.
The Brewers didn't get Ryan Dempster, but did add Tom Gorzelanny. Nicholas Zettel examines the state of the Brewers' rotation and their decision to trust their young starters.
A Nationals mailbag: Is Tyler Moore really any different from Mike Morse?
Chris Garber likes the Reds' new spring training caps. I may have to get one of those myself.