Super Sunday Links 13 Feb 2011

PARK CITY UT - FEBRUARY 04: Benoit Valentin of France competes in the Men's Half Pipe Qualification for the FIS Freestyle World Championships at Park City Mountain Resort on February 4 2011 in Park City Utah. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

While you were out shopping for Valentine day gifts....uh-oh!

 

Baseball Business

Vernon Wells Leads Parade Of MLB Team Payroll Leaders - SBNation.com
Misery loves company. The Astros aren't the only team to make boneheaded moves in signing players to a big contract.

Arbitration: Not Sexy, But Important | FanGraphs Baseball
Paul Swydan takes a look at why arbitration is important.

 

Minor Leagues

Appy Astros: Feel Good Story From Last Year
A very cool story about a good Samaritan who happens to play baseball.

 

Statistics

The Most Important Thing You Will Read This Week - From Our Editors - SBNation.com
This article makes you wonder if Michael Bourn has already peaked defensively.

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