Some links to start your early afternoon.
- Jon Paul Morosi from MLB Buzz says that San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley could be on the trading market in the next few months, and says who might be interested.
- Jack Magruder from Fox Sports Arizona mentions some recent Diamondbacks transactions. Kam Mickolio is going to play for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp in Japan, and he mentions that Mickolio along with David Hernandez were acquired for Mark Reynolds last year.
- Dan Hayes from the North Country Times writes about Randy Smith's thoughts on the Padres minor league coaching moves of this off season.
- Eric Stephen of True Blue LA writes about former Los Angeles Dodgers utility infielder Jamey Carroll signing with the Minnesota Twins yesterday.
- Grant Brisbee from McCovey Chronicles writes a thank you to Pat Burrell, who was a member of the 2012 World Series champions San Francisco Giants.
- Bryan Kilpatrick from Purple Row writes about the reported Colorado Rockies interest in Grady Sizemore.