So the X-Files movie comes out on Friday, and I can’t help but wonder: will Mulder and Scully be looking for aliens, or that even more elusive creature…..the Last Eric Gagne Fan?

Here’s an item that should especially interest those of you who are now just waiting for next year: a mid-season update of baseball’s top 100 prospects. And if that’s not enough, here’s a look at the Triple A leaderboards.

Melky Cabrera waves to the fans mid-play and promptly commits an error. Just Melky being Melky?

I only wish I knew where Wendell “Send ’em in” Kim would’ve ranked on this list.

A writerly look at Big Papi’s rehab stint in the minors.

A useful primer on the incredibly tangled web that is free agent compensation; good stuff to think about as the trade deadline approaches. Here’s the list of players who’ll be free agents after the season.

And finally, a Metro column in which I apparently begin to hallucinate.

What else should I be reading? Send me tips.

2 Responses to “Hump Day Reading: Hallucinatory X-Files Edition”

  1. When did the Paw Sox change their nickname to the Red Sox? Or has Paw Sox just been an unofficial nickname?

  2. Sarah Green says:

    The Paw Sox has, I believe, always been an unofficial nickname….short for “Pawtucket Red Sox.” But I think it says “Paw Sox” on their warmup jackets. And obviously, the hat has a “P” on it. So it’s a semi-official unofficial nickname.

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