Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Tuesday Morning Hot Links

*So Dusty Baker interviewed yesterday, and former bench coach (under Bo Porter) Eduardo Perez is to interview today with Houston for the open managerial search. Former North Corsicana manager Jeff Banister will interview this week. Joe Espada has already interviewed.

*Dusty Baker left a "strong impression" on the Astros after his interview.

*SI's Sports Law guy, Michael McCann, answers 20 big legal questions related to the sign-stealing scandal.

*Tyler Kepner: The Rise and Sudden Fall of the Houston Astros.

*The Hall of Fame Class of 2020 is set to be announced today and, while Billy Wagner won't be in it, he's making progress.

*The Hardball Times' Allison McCague: Baseball's crisis of faith.

*At least another team is screwing things up: Nolan Arenado, who signed a 7yr/$260m contract prior to 2019, feels "disrespected" by the Rockies.

*It's officially the end of an era: Felix Hernandez has signed a minor-league deal with the Braves.

*A Musical Selection: