*Lucas Harrell asked for a trade but did not demand one, according to Jeff Luhnow, who also said that it would have been tough for Harrell to make his way back to Houston.
*Brady Rodgers: The next Bud Norris? (Link also has good info on Tommy Shirley, Luis Cruz, and Preston Tucker.)
*Sigh. Judge Isgur will rule within two weeks where Crane's fraud lawsuit will be pursued.
*Getting booed in Houston really hurt Carlos Beltran's feelings.
*Nice profile on Conor and Cavan Biggio from Notre Dame's student newspaper