Daily Link Dump 5/13/14

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Tuesday links before the middle game of the series.

The Braves' plan for a new stadium has hit another hitch, this time with the parking.

Jose Abreu's ninth-inning dinger put him in very elite company.

The Mets and Yankees wore batting practice hats for their game last night. Expect the A's and Giants to do the same when they meet on July 7-10. They did so for the final three games of their series last year after wearing camouflage hats for the Memorial Day game.

Tony Blengino looks at the medicority that makes up most of the American League, and notes that the A's and Tigers are superior to most of these teams.

How can you incorporate John Jaso into your fantasy team? Nicholas Minnix discusses four catchers, including Jaso.

*SAD ALERT* Here's a look at Jose Fernandez's injury. *SAD ALERT*

John Paschal talks about growing up with a favorite player.

Joe Stiglich reports that the A's are interested in Kyle Blanks. Chris Cotillo also checks in on the potential trade, and suggests that Jake Goebbert could be headed to San Diego.

Rob Neyer looks at Jose Fernandez's injury, and why we shouldn't be surprised.

Josh Reddick is now walking up to Careless Whisper, and CBS Sports' Dayn Perry is thoroughly amused.

Who are the lefties in baseball? I'm surprised Scott Kazmir isn't among the top 10.

Jeremy Barfield took in last night's game from the right field bleachers. Wish I had been there!

Tonight's minor league action includes Dan Straily on the mound for the River Cats and Seth Streich pitching for the Ports.

On this day a year ago, the A's defeated the Rangers 5-1 behind a sensational performance from A.J. Griffin. Yoenis Cespedes was removed from the game when he got sick from swallowing his tobacco.

Tonight's starting lineup does not include Josh Donaldson, who has the night off. Alberto Callaspo will handle third base.

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