Jody Gerut with the Mariners in 2011 - Ezra Shaw
Tribe prospects to visit Cleveland and whatever happened to Jody Gerut.
Not much going on in the baseball world until the Hall of Fame balloting results come in tomorrow. Here's the best of what I could find:
- Tribe prospects head to Cleveland for annual winter development program | indians.com: News : A group of the Indians' emerging prospects will be at Progressive Field this week, taking part in the organization's annual winter development program. It is a chance for the players to take a look around the ballpark and city they might someday call home.
- Anthony Castrovince: Former Major Leaguer Jody Gerut on mission to protect players' finances | MLB.com: News: Jody Gerut's focus these days, in his new role as a player agent for Wasserman Media Group, is on the remarkable number of professional athletes who don't take care of their money.
- Indians' DiBiasio talks about team's newsworthy offseason - Canton, OH - CantonRep.com: Indians Vice President Bob DiBiasio is always good for a few quotes and some interesting stories.
- Nick Swisher's signing cost Cleveland Indians their No.2 pick in June draft, but they retained their No.1 pick: Hey Hoynsie | cleveland.com - Your weekly dose of Hey Hoynsie. As always, read the comments at your own peril.
- Implications of the Lance Berkman signing for Texas: The prospect blocking continues in earnest in Texas, with little opportunity for either Profar or Olt to get much or any playing time in the bigs.
- Some team should take a chance on Kyle Lohse, says Jeff Sullivan of Fangraphs.com
- Fox Sports Ohio names new GM. Francois McGillicuddy will be Senior Vice President and will manage the FSO/STO merger.