Saturday Liftoff Links

INDIANAPOLIS - MAY 25: Dario Franchitti of Scotland climbs aboard his #50 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Honda Dallara DW12 during practice for the the 96th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 25, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

While David was preparing you for our draft coverage, I was putting together these worthy links.

Around The Baseball World

Former MLB playrs join Israel's bid for World Baseball Classic - MLB News | FOX Sports on MSN
By Jon Paul Morosi

Lance Berkman: Hall of Famer? | FanGraphs Baseball
By Dave Cameron

Ultimate Astros " Two years after Astros tired of waiting, Paulino excelling in KC
By Zachary Levine

Around The Draft

Mike Zunino stands out as top college bat in Draft | astros.com: News
By Adam Berry

MLB Draft: Potential Draft Eligible Sophomores for 2014 - Minor League Ball
By Matt Garrioch

2012 MLB Draft: Players With Signability Questions - Minor League Ball
By Matt Garrioch

Around The Statistics

A PITCHf/x Look at Eight Rookie Relievers - Beyond the Box Score
By Nathaniel Stoltz - Rhiner Cruz makes an appearance in the article.

Shin-Soo Choo’s Batting Average on Balls in Play | FanGraphs Baseball
By Eno Sarris

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