BP’s Kevin Goldstein prepared a mock draft for your consideration.
Jason: "Do you expect me to talk, Budfinger?"
Budfinger: "No, Mr. Giambi. I expect you to.. oh wait. Yes, talk."
Jason: "I already did talk."
Budfinger: "Well, now I expect you to talk to my Number 2, George Mitchell, head of SPECTRE." The MLBPA will play the role of M in this episode. Pete reports that Johnny Damon wonders why Jason is in trouble.
Ozzie Guillen thinks Selig and Mitchell’s probe unfairly targets latino players.
Gordon Edes writes that Daisuke doesn’t think he’s worthy of being on the AL All-Star squad in a very interesting story that is packed with quotes, especially from Francona, who doesn’t like the selection process.
Has Clemens’ "act" worn thin? Nancy Armour thinks so.
SI has an all-longshot draft team photo gallery. Mike Lowell and Jorge Posada are on it.