Matt Moore is on the cover of this month’s Baseball America (right). If you missed it yesterday, Moore was the unanimous choice as top prospect in our annual Top Prospects Meta-analysis.


  • Marc Topkin has some reactions to the Zim Bear. [The Heater]
  • Jose Molina is already impressing folks with his defense. []
  • John Gregg of Rays Digest interviewed a couple of Rays minor leaguers that could see time with the Rays at some point this season. [Robinson Chirinos, Matt Bush]
  • Big League Stew stopped by Rays camp. [Big League Stew]
  • Joe Maddon made an appearance at the Italian Coaches Convention in Italy last month. [MLBforLife]
  • After being let down last season, one writer has had enough of Manny Ramirez and is ready to drop the gloves. [Hardball Talk]
  • Is Morris Claiborne on the Bucs draft radar? [JoeBucsFan]
  • And below is a look at the Rays’ “Finest in the Field” wall at their Spring Training complex (via @Ken_Rosenthal). The wall lists all of the Rays’ Gold Glove winners and shows how important defense is to the club.






  1. Leighroy says:

    I dig that picture, and would love to see that at the Trop somewhere amongst the banners or something.

  2. Alex says:

    “I don’t want my 2-year-old putting that in the crib – that could be life-altering right there. … I think it’s more appropriate on a grown-up’s desk.”
    - Maddon, again



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