AL East Links: Roberto Alomar, Ben Zobrist & More


With Spring Training in full swing, it is the perfect time to take a brief trip around the AL East with some links from this past week. The Fansided Network AL East blogs are Jays Journal (Blue Jays), Yanks Go Yard (Yankees), Birds Watcher (Orioles), and Rays Colored Glasses (Rays), and each site has some of the finest writers in the network, taking on some of the most unique and interesting topics in baseball. Let’s take a look at some of the quick-hit top stories from these sites over the past 7 days.

Will the Jays Retire Roberto Alomar’s #12 This Season?

Mat Germain over at Jays Journal discusses whether the Blue Jays will retire Roberto Alomar’s number this season, making him the 1st Jays player to have that honor.

Down Goes Cervelli

Andrew Corselli over at Yanks Go Yard discusses another tough Spring injury for Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli and the ramifications that will have on the roster.

Rays Colored Glasses: 1B Position Battle

Kris Dunn of Rays Colored Glasses looks at the Spring 1st base position battle on the Rays between Dan Johnson, Ben Zobrist, and Casey Kotchman.

Let’s make the Evil Empire matter again

Chris Raitzyk of Birds Watcher wishes for a renewed rivalry between the Orioles and Yankees on the cusp of their Spring match-up.

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