Stephen Strasburg: The phenom pitches in the majors for the first time tomorrow vs. Pittsburgh. Even though Pittsburgh vs Washington in June would never get anyone excited, there is considerable anticipation for this one, considering the contract Strasburg signed, the hype surrounding him, and his dominance in the minors. MLB Network will provide blanket coverage with John Smoltz, Jim Kaat and Bob Costas in the booth. [Miami Herald, AJC, MLB.com]
He plays baseball and likes The Simpsons? No way he’s only 23.
Dee Gordon is as cute as he is fast on the base paths.
Chris Davis helps lift an overturned truck. Oh, and Shivakamini Somakandarkram!
Knile Davis leads of group of backs who will be starting options this week, including Bobby Rainey and Khiry Robinson.