Link Dump: Doolittle, Calhoun and Dating


With baseball season creeping towards us, we have to keep an eye on what the competition around the AL West is up to. Here is what the rest of the sites on the FanSided Network have been writing about this week.

The A’s received some bad news regarding their closer, Sean Doolittle. The lefty is going to miss Opening Day, but will not require surgery. Co-editor at Swingin’ A’s, Tony Frye, has more details.

Next: Doolittle Injured

Staff writer Nick Avila claims that while the injury will sting, the A’s have the arms to compensate in the bullpen.

Next: A's 'pen in Good Shape, Even With Doolittle Injury

Not much has been making the news in Angel Land, so co-editor Mike Greshock asks the question: would extending Kole Calhoun be wise?

Next: Would a Calhoun Extension Be Wise?

Mike also takes a look at what to expect from Angel right fielders, which is also presumably Kole Calhoun. He points out that Calhoun is entering his age 27 season, which is typically considered to be in a player’s prime.

Next: What to Expect From Angels Right Fielders

Staff writer Jenny Federici asks the all important question for a baseball fan, although this version is team specific.

Next: Could You Date a Non-Rangers Fan?

Staff writer at Sodo Mojo (Mariners) gives his take on the M’s new alternate uniforms. If you haven’t seen them yet, they’re quite awesome!

Next: Mariners New Alternate Jerseys

Finally, Charlie Spencer-Davis takes a look at who could be manning shortstop for Seattle in 2015. Will it be Brad Miller or Chris Taylor.

Next: Miller or Taylor at Short?

If you’re looking for something about the Astros, check out Kennon’s piece on how Reid Ryan has helped shape the Houston Astros. Have a great Monday, folks!