Monday morning linkaliciousness

ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 27: Yu Darvish #11 of the Texas Rangers during the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on April 27, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Several things out there of note, so rather than do a bunch of separate FanShots, here's one big post with lots of things for you to check out...

Jeff Sullivan has his "The Week in Worst," looking at the worst pitches, swings, and the like. Included is a gif of a particularly memorable Ranger at bat from last week...

BTB talks about Yu Darvish and the shuuto, and includes some pitch f/x charts...

Ben Badler has a piece on the registration process with international players and MLB under the new CBA, and the new complications and pitfalls that are involved for players, trainers, and teams.

Bill Shaikan writes that the Angels may be contemplating a move out of Anaheim and into Los Angeles, with the Angels having the right to opt out of their lease in 2016.

Jon Paul Morosi writes that Albert Pujols isn't panicking about his slow start. It also includes this ringing endorsement from Mike Scioscia:

In his assessment of Pujols on Sunday, manager Mike Scioscia said, "Well, he hit the ball hard to short … Um … Not having seen him on a daily basis – this is the first time we’ve really seen him on a daily basis. Obviously, in spring training he was swinging better. You know, obviously, he’s not locked in right now. We’re just going off some video and things we’ve seen in the past to see what he does and what he’s trying to do … His at-bats today, I think, uh … just … he expanded a couple times. He was on some pitches and just kept missing them. He hit one ball hard to shortstop."

Hear that, guys? No need to worry. Pujols hit a ball hard to shortstop.

Hideki Matsui is now in the Rays' organization, having signed a minor league deal with the team, and presumably looking to work his way back to the majors in a DH or bench role with Tampa.

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