I did it. I signed up for Twitter. But not to be a tool. I signed up to follow the baseball people that I find informative and insightful. So, periodically, maybe daily, I'll do these posts about what the baseball twittersphere is saying. Just be thankful that I'm the sap who signed up for Twitter so that you don't have to, but you still get the information I'm after.
-From Andrew Baggerly, San Jose Mercury News says that Lincecum feels better, plans to make next start: Just talked to Tim Lincecum.
-From Evan Grant, Inside Corner (Dallas Sports News) says that since Michael Young suffered strained hamstring, Marlon Byrd, who hit 3-run HR today, is 13-for-22 with 9 RBIs in 7 games for Rangers.
-ESPN Baseball tweets that Indians' Grady Sizemore has surgery on left elbow
-MLB Trade Rumors says Mike Sweeney Hopes To Play In 2010
-Sox vs Stripes says that the Yankees' magic number for clinching the division stands at 15 after Nick Swisher's walkoff homer.
-Stats, Inc tells us that Javier Vasquez now has a 200-strikeout season for three teams, and that the Cubs eight consecutive hits to start the game last night is the first time that has happened in the bigs since the Yankees on 9/25/90.
-Surfing the Mets reports that Carlos Beltran went 1-4 after a 79 days absence.
-Mark Sheldon points out that Joey Votto went 0-3 last night and is now under .300 for the first time all season.