- Tony Lastoria at IndiansProspectInsider takes a look at the weeks action including the Perez/Sizemore injuries and the left-field competition.
- Terry Pluto reports that Asdrubal Cabrera appears to have come to camp heavier than last year.
- Lewis Pollie and the crew over at Wahoosonfirst have an early spring Wroundtable and look at the possible opening day lineup.
- The Indians will be on-air a total of 12 times this spring. The Indians Spring Training TV schedule for MLB.tv (HERE) and STO (HERE) have been released.
- Matt Klaassen of Fangraphs looks into the Sizemore Effect and how the Indians should move forward in left field.
- Peter Gammons writes about Grady Sizemore's reckless style as a contributing factor to his injuries the last few seasons.
- Eight Tigers pitchers combined on a 1-hit 2-0 shutout over the Atlanta Braves . Prince Fielder was on base 3 times with 2 hits and a double. Former Indians Jered Head hit a solo home run fort he Tigers.
- Tiger Manager Jim Leyland tells James Schmel of mlive.com that he supports major league baseball's decision to add a playoff team but doesn't like it.
- Chris Hannum at Motor City Bengals
- Royals Review asks if former Indians farmhand Kevin Kouzmanoff will make the opening day roster. As of this writing the poll response was 76% against.
- Dick Kaegel at MLB.com looks at reliever Tim Collins as he attempts to gain command of his pitches and improve control.
- Bob Dutton of the Kansas City Star takes a look at Luis Mendoza who after 11 minor league seasons is looking to win a job in the Royals rotation. Will the mechanical adjustments made by minor league pitching coach Doug Henry in 2011which led to a 2.18 ERA in 144.2 innings of work continue with the Royals in 2012?
White Sox Notes:
- A.J. Pierzynski tells Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun Times not to worry....playoffs are the White Sox goal.
- Mark Gonzlez of the Chicago Tribune looks at how Robin Ventura leans on his coaching staff and the veteran players for coaching up the younger players.
- Art Spander at Newsday looks at how Robin Ventura was influenced by his two New York managers: Bobby Valentine and Joe Torre.