This year’s Hot Stove, Cool Music event features Mets GM Omar Minaya during the roundtable discussion at Fenway Park. It will be interesting to see what he has to say. (It will also be interesting to see what Bill Janovitz has to say after the music portion in the evening.)
Matt Holliday switched his number from 15 to 7, so tweets Matthew Leach. Passaic, N.J.’s own Mark DeRosa wore it last year, essentially by virtue of getting traded to St. Louis before Holliday.
The Rangers may have finally figured out how to pitch to Vladimir Guerrero: In batting practice. They’ve reportedly offered the former MVP a $7 million contract. Among American League teams, only Seattle has allowed more home runs (28) and RBIs (84) to the aging slugger than Texas has (24 and 68, respectively). And Vlad’s .396 career batting average against Rangers pitching is his best mark against any team.