Today's links include stories on Rich Hill, the validity of claims made in Terry Francona's book, and a mind-blowing translation of Stan Musial's numbers.
Ben Shapiro gives reasons why Red Sox fans shouldn't buy into the criticism made by Francona of the Red Sox ownership in the publication. (Ben Shapiro; MassLive.com)
This is the perfect year for prospects in the Red Sox system because the club is attempting to fulfill the dreams of Theo Epstein. That is, fielding a major-league club fully constructed of homegrown players. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald)
Speaking of prospects, a handful were at a Jimmy Fund event this weekend. (Matt Huegel; SoxProspects.com)
The location for the 2015 All-Star Game has surfaced. (D.J. Short; Hardball Talk)
Want to know what Stan Musial's numbers would look if they were translated to the norms of 2012? Here you go. (Dave Cameron; Fangraphs)