the boys at Baseball Analysts were kind enough to invite me to their nl central preseason scrum -- part of BA's "two on two" series of divisional previews. BA's rich lederer and bryan smith constitute one of the "twos," the cub reporter's john hill and i the other. three of us have the cardinals winning the division; the fourth picked the brewers. (it wasn't me, i swear.) head on over there and see the opinions fly.
re the new bonds allegations: we had a long steroids discussion on this blog not that long ago, so i'm not going to rant at length on the subject again. but i can't resist sharing this comment from a giants partisan at McCovey Chronicles:
back on march 2, before the cards' first spring-training game, ryan at cardinals diaspora said this about junior spivey:
i doubt it will come to this, but tony graffanino is surely available for cheap. from chris snow in the boston globe:
in other, far more important bum-shoulder news, they say scott rolen looked good in his spring debut yesterday.