The Who Earned Their Money post will be posting tonight / early morning. Until then, here’s some reading for you to discuss.

Project Prospect mentions Starlin Castro in the AFL Week 3 rundown and has a video- (Source)

Castro has drawn rave reviews from ESPN’s Keith Law thus far in the AFL. Utilizing his great contact abilities, Castro has reached base in nearly half of his 51 plate appearances — only 5.9% walk, though. While he only has two extra-base-hits to this point — both doubles — the fact that he’s faring well against elite minor league competition as a 19-year-old is reason enough to be excited about him.

MiLB.com mentions a nice outing by former prospect, Donnie Veal – (Source)

Veal improved to 2-0 and dropped his AFL ERA to 0.71 on Saturday, allowing two hits and striking out five over four innings in the Scottsdale Scorpions’ 6-0 win over the Peoria Saguaros.

MLB Trade Rumors has two nice nuggets for us:

  • Cubs talking Bradley for Wells – (Source)
  • List of MLB bad contracts for swapping – (Source)

Baseball America notes that the Cubs outrighted Bobby Scales to AAA – (Source)

Discuss amongst yourselves.

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