Good afternoon! Here are some stories for you to peruse. Feel free to use this as tonight's open thread as well.
- MLB banned home plate collisions, well, mostly. There is one exception.
- Masahiro Tanaka dazzled everyone with his splitter again.
- Andrew Bailey is excited about the possibility of pitching again but won't rush things. He knows shoulders are delicate.
- Brad wrote about Ellsbury, Gardner and the change in Yankee Philosophy
- Michael is Projecting 2014: David Robertson
- And Matt Bove discussed Lots of Backup Catcher Options
And finally, caption this picture from Spring Training a few years back:
Enjoy your evening!