Not much exiting news has happened lately, but we are getting closer and closer to the regular season. While you're waiting, check out some of the best content from Monday, March 4th. We have a variety of links from Beyond the Box Score, other SB Nation websites, a few other of our favorite sites.
Beyond the Box Score Must Reads!
- WAR After 35 - Beyond the Box Score James Gentile looks at how much WAR pitchers and position players accumulated after their age 35 season.
- Which Minor League Signings Will Matter the Most? - Beyond the Box Score Newcomer Lance Rinker looks at minor league signings, and how they could help their big league club in 2013.
- Reviewing myself in the Fake Teams Mock Dynasty Draft - Beyond the Box Score Spencer Schneier reviews the minor league players that he drafted in a mock draft.
Required Reading From Around The SaberSphere
- How Fair is MLB’s Salary Scale? | FanGraphs Baseball Dave Cameron of FanGraphs looks to see how fair the MLB's salary scale is.
- Baseball Prospectus | Fantasy Auction Values: Third Edition, March 4 Mike Gianella looks at auction values for 2013 fantasy baseball.
- Non-roster players with a chance to contribute Matt Filippi of The Hardball Times looks at some non-roster invitees that have an opportunity to contribute to the big leagues.
Around the League
- Rangers rumors: Nolan Ryan leaving Texas? - MLB Daily Dish Blaine Blontz of MLB Daily Dish looks at the possibility of Nolan Ryan leaving the Texas Rangers.
- Report: Rangers "Inquired" About Rick Porcello - Lone Star Ball Adam Morris of Lone Star Ball discusses the chances of Rick Porcello get trading to the Rangers.
An Important Article
- The Intriguing Case of a Baby Cured of H.I.V. - NYTimes.com A baby in Mississippi was apparently cured of H.I.V. a day after birth. If it gets confirmed after some more in-depth analysis, it would be the first cure as a result of simple drug treatments. Hell yes, science!