Super Sunday Links July 1, 2012

HELSINKI, FINLAND - JUNE 28: Lukas Melich of Czech Republic competes in the Men's Hammer Qualification during day two of the 21st European Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium on June 28, 2012 in Helsinki, Finland (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

While David was looking at the placement of Nolan Fontana I was piecing together these links for you viewing pleasure.

The Outliers

Ultimate Astros " Despite 5-5 frame, Astros’ Altuve measures up as big-time hitter
By Zachary Levine

Will R.A. Dickey's Angry Knuckleball Change The Game? - Baseball Nation
By Rob Neyer


Polarizing Figures

On deck for Clemens: salvaging a legacy - Houston Chronicle
By David Barron

Dear Mark Cuban, Please Come Own My Baseball Team | NotGraphs Baseball
By Bradley Woodrum

Love This Game

Watching Baseball With People Who Hate Baseball: 5 Steps To Miserable Solitude - Baseball Nation
By Jon Bois

Edwin Encarnacion: Weird Baseballing T-Rex | NotGraphs Baseball
By Carson Cistulli

Going to the Farm

Appy Astros: Climbing the Ladder: A Look at the Progress of Prospects (2012 edition)
By Steve

Anatomy of a Relief Pitcher – Astros RHP Jason Stoffel " The Futurists
By Jayne Hansen

FanGraphs Prospect Stock Watch – 06/26/2012 | FanGraphs Baseball
By Marc Hulet

Minor League Prospect Notes, June 26, 2012 - Minor League Ball
By John Sickels

More wonderful links after the jump.

Digging a Little Deeper

A Look at Run Expectancy and Stolen Bases in 2011 - Beyond the Box Score
By James Gentile

Pounding the Zone: Walk Rate Peripherals | FanGraphs Baseball
By Eno Sarris

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