T.R. Sullivan offers some quotes from various managerial press conferences today.
I won't make any secret of the fact that I like Jon Daniels. He's a solid baseball guy who's earned his spot. The shots that he's taken remind me of those that Paul DePodesta took during his tenure. Some old-school baseball writers have been emptying both barrels at Daniels recently, calling him a puppet or a "boy genius." Despite that, Daniels has been the quiet, classy guy who's intent on winning a division and more.
Nate Silver says PECOTA isn't optimistic about J.D. Drew being worth the money in 2007, much less beyond that.
And the folks at Fire Joe Morgan don't like Derek Jeter.