Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Saturday, March 11th. Here are some items worthy of your attention this weekend.
****Toronto Blue Jays pitcher T.J. House was hit in the head by a line drive yesterday but is expected to be released from the hospital today.
****Four hits yesterday from Chicago Cubs prospect Ian Happ including a double and a home run. He is now 9-for-24 this spring for a .375 average with three doubles, the homer, a walk, but seven strikeouts.
****Craig Edwards at Fangraphs examines at the MLB teams with the most “dead money” on the books.
****Al Yellon at Bleed Cubbie Blue has a gallery of new photos from the Wrigley Field construction project.
****With Sonny Gray out with a lateral strain, Alex Hall at Athletics Nation discusses potential rotation options for Oakland.