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Minor League Ball Gameday, Sunday, March 26th

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Tyler Glasnow fans nine and other baseball reading for Sunday

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Good morning everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Sunday, March 26th. Here are some items worthy of your attention.

****MLB Spring Training Scoreboard

****New York Mets lefty Steven Matz has elbow irritation and will skip his next start.

****Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Tyler Glasnow fanned nine in four innings of work yesterday against the Detroit Tigers in a 5-4 Pirates victory.

****Richard Justice at has an interesting article on how MLB teams are approaching the use of analytics. There is an enormous and growing amount of information available, but the trick is finding the ideal way to use it.

****In a related article, at Beyond the Boxscore Henry Druschel looks at how major league teams are responding to the increasing use of shifts.

****John Hart of the Braves says Atlanta is not interested in trading prospects to the White Sox for Jose Quintana.

****Craig Edwards at Fangraphs writes that Yoan Moncada of the White Sox does and does not deserve the Kris Bryant Treatment.