Daily Link Dump 7/3/14

Duane Burleson

Links before Fireworks Night against Toronto!

The Padres are considering hiring Kim Ng, who would be the first female GM in any major sport.

Nolan Arenado is returning from the DL for Colorado.

Check out Tampa Bay's lineup for tonight's game.

Baseball is far from dead, as anyone with common sense could have figured ages ago.

Jerry Remy lost a tooth during last night's shelling by the Cubs, who swept a three-game series at Fenway Park.

Jason Grilli and Ernesto Frieri met at an airport in Chicago.

Alfredo Aceves tested positive for marijuana.

Scott Downs has been released by the White Sox.

Tony Blengino considers Clayton Kershaw to be the best pitcher of the modern era.

Here are the wildest pitches of the month, including one by Jesse Chavez.

Based on Google searches, who are the most under-popular players in the major leagues? One of them is Josh Donaldson.

How about more amazing throws?

Matt Snyder assesses the value of Detroit sweeping the A's.

Mark Mulder live-tweeted Moneyball last night.

For those of you that turned away from yesterday's game after it got out of hand, a beer vendor made a play on a foul ball. What are your thoughts on giving foul balls to youngsters?

Tonight's minor league action includes Seth Streich and Sean Murphy on the hill, and the River Cats face the Grizzlies in the Highway 99 showdown.

On this day a year ago, Matt Garza defeated the A's. The first game of the series and the last game of the series were way more fun, so why don't you revisit those instead? The first game includes one of the greatest comments in Athletics Nation history.

Tonight's starting lineup includes John Jaso leading off. Coco Crisp has been known to struggle against R.A. Dickey, so he is not starting.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Athletics Nation

You must be a member of Athletics Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Athletics Nation. You should read them.

Join Athletics Nation

You must be a member of Athletics Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Athletics Nation. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker