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Garret Anderson

Wouldn’t it be dramatic if Garret Anderson suddenly announced his retirement tonight, in front of those Angels fans? No?

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  • What other Rule 5 draftees besides Carlos Monasterios look like they’ll stick with their new teams? Matt Eddy of Baseball America has the short list.
  • It’s About the Money, Stupid busts myths about human growth hormone (HGH).  (via Craig Calcaterra of Hardball Talk).
  • Umpires Ed Montague, Randy Marsh, Rick Reed and Charlie Reliford have retired, David Pinto of Baseball Musings notes.