Super Sunday Links 8 April 2012

TOKYO, JAPAN - APRIL 04: Yayoi Matsumoto competes in the Women's 200m Freestyle final during day three of the Japan Swim 2012 at Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Pool on April 4, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)

While Clack was previewing the Astros defense I was putting together these links for your regular season pleasure.

Major League

Happy Retention Bonus Day!
By Matt Filippi

More Favorite Young Pitchers, 25 or Younger - Minor League Ball
By John Sickels

Details Of Carlos Lee's No-Trade Clause: MLB Rumors - MLBTradeRumors.com
Lee doesn't have the traditional 10 and 5 no-trade protection a veteran of his status receives upon time in the league. He waived that right for a full no-trade clause during his first four years. He does however have the ability to block a trade to 14 teams. There are 14 teams in the American League, by the way.

Bud Norris Gets a Whiff (With His Two-Seamer) | FanGraphs Baseball
By Carson Cistulli

Baseball America | Blog | Baseball America Prospects Blog | Six Rule 5 Picks Stand Poised To Make The Cut; Four Others Injured At Outset
By Matt Eddy

Minor League/Draft

Free agent value and building teams from within
By Matt Swartz

Texas Tech/University of Kansas Baseball Prospect Report - Minor League Ball
By John Sickels

Random links after the jump.

Random

Umpire statistics
By Dan Brooks

Whiskers On A Stache - An Astros Fan Blog | From a press photo purchased off Ebay: Yankees at...
From a press photo purchased off Ebay: Yankees at Astros on April 9, 1965. It was the first ever baseball game played in a domed stadium.

Whiskers On A Stache - An Astros Fan Blog | Don Wilson in the 1971 MLB All-Star game, his only...
Don Wilson in the 1971 MLB All-Star game, his only All-Star appearance before his death in 1975. Harmon Killebrew is HUGE!

Whiskers On A Stache - An Astros Fan Blog | Sad to hear about a Houston icon falling in to...
Sad to hear about a Houston icon falling in to disrepair like this.

Whiskers On A Stache - An Astros Fan Blog | Mike Scott doesn’t litter, but Mike Scott also...
Mike Scott doesn’t litter, but Mike Scott also likes blowing up trash cans. Not sure the two cancel each other out.

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