In today's edition of morning links we take a look at the Phillies AAA manager, who just so happens to be a hall of famer, a Cardinals beat writer flatly states that the team will swing a trade for Kevin Kolb and the Phillies topping the MLB power rankings.â†µ
Ryne Sandberg's breakup with the Cubs is a complicated parting - ESPN Chicago
Ryne Sandberg played for the Cubs, went into the Hall of Fame as a Cub. He wanted to manage the Cubs, but the Cubs didn't want him, and that makes their parting so tough to take. Sandberg is now managing the Phillies AAA affiliate
azcentral.com blogs - Kent Somers - Cardinals Will Pursue Kolb
Whenever they are able, the Cardinals will pursue a trade for Eagles quarterback Kevin Kolb. Kolb had highs and lows last season, but if you are looking for reasons to be excited about him, check out this highlight video of his game against the Falcons. He completed 23 of 29 for 326 yards and three touchdowns against good defense.
Power rankings: Phillies No. 1; Diamondbacks surprise rise - Daily Pitch: MLB News, Standings, Schedules & More - USATODAY.com
The Philadelphia Phillies, who own the best-record in the majors (33-20), garnered eight of the 11 first-place votes to remain No. 1 in USA TODAY's Power Rankings.