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Daily Link Dump 6/3/14

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Links before a series opener in the Bronx.

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Craig Calcaterra talks about recent articles analyzing the unwritten rules.

Joe Posnanski published an article on the boys who make their home in Alameda County and looked at the travails of the Royals and a prospect named Bubba Starling.

The Marlins made a series of mind-numbing moves over the past few days.

Blake Murphy's shortstop rankings predict Jed Lowrie will hit at a higher clip than he has thus far this season.

The A's will see an old friend over the course of the next three games:

Jake Mintz of Cespedes Family Barbecue looks at the eephus pitch in a Hardball Times article.

Deadspin's Tom Ley explains how Josh Donaldson has become one of the best players in the league.

A Derek Jeter brain fart led to Kyle Seager's second triple of last night's makeup game between the Mariners and Yankees.

If you haven't seen it yet, Cee Angi posted a fantastic longform article on broadcasting legend Vin Scully.

Today's minor league action includes Dan Straily pitching for the River Cats and Drew Granier for the RockHounds.

On this day a year ago, Coco Crisp hit a leadoff homer and the A's never looked back en route to a 10-2 win over the Brewers.

Tonight's starting lineup includes the return of Brandon Moss, who is DHing. Alberto Callaspo will play first base, and Craig Gentry will be in right field. Expect a lot of Gentry in RF over the next two weeks while Josh Reddick heals from his knee injury.