■ Five Keys to the Fall: Missouri (CollegeBaseball.Rivals.com)
The first three of Kendall Rogers' Keys are about pitching. Personally, I like #5:
Forget about last season . . . Perhaps last season has left a sour taste, but it's time for the Tigers to move on.
Tigers & the Community
■ Granny's House visits Mizzou Baseball (We Are Mizzou)
Photo galleryMU in the Minors
■ And this post comes with a warning: Only the brave and not-easily-embarrassed should click this link and read A Solo on the Toy Drum, by MU alum Garrett Broshuis at Deadspin.com.
At the entrance, the rules of the clubhouse were clearly displayed. (Well, not exactly clearly. Only the "Reglas del Clubhouse" remained, as someone had misplaced the English version.) None of us had ever read these rules, but we all assumed that it clearly stated "No Girls Allowed" under 4.1.1, just below the section on gambling and cheating. The Berenstain Bears had this clubhouse rule. Why wouldn't we?
■ PumpJacks to return 2 All-Stars (News-Journal.com)
The East Texas Pump Jacks announced on Wednesday that second baseman Greg Fontenot and outfielder Russell LaFleur have agreed to return to East Texas for the 2010 season. Both players were named to the 2009 TCL All-League team and helped lead the Jacks to a second place finish this summer.