"A lot of things can happen -- injuries, poor performance. Something else could happen. We are just not prepared to commit to any player yet. We are scouting them up to June 7 and probably will not make a decision until soon before that. I wouldn't say we are leaning toward anybody. We are leaning toward a handful of people." (Mike Rizzo, via MLB.com, 5/15/2010)
*wink* *wink* Sure, Mike.
With the 2010 MLB Draft starting June 7th, it's probably worth mentioning that Bryce Harper went 6-for-6, with 4 HRs, a double, a triple, and 10 RBI in leading College of Southern Nevada to Junior College World Series on Saturday.
"I felt really comfortable up there, and I knew they were going to come at me. Those kids are competitors, and they want to blow the ball past you.To have a team come at me like that, it was awesome."
(Bryce Harper, via Las Vegas Review-Journal, 5/23/2010)
That same LVRJ article linked above mentioned high winds (and more importantly, aluminum bats) as contributing to the 20+ run softball scores the last couple of days in Lamar, Colorado, where the NJCAA Western District Tournament was taking place, but still...