You know what the absolute best part about spring training starting up is for a guy like me? There's actually enough news floating around out there that I can do legitimate roundups/link dumps without having to scrounge the internet for an extra link or make molehill news stories into real posts.

Joel Hanrahan had an MRI on his sore elbow and it came back clean, showing no structural damage. He's got a follow-up with Dr. James Andrews later in the week, so he's not out of the woods yet. This is still encouraging news.

Octavio Dotel missed his throwing session today, but his sore left side doesn't seem to be a serious problem at all.

I don't want to talk about Frank Coonelly declaring 2010 the beginning of the new Pirate Dynasty (Seriously, Frank, you're not adding to your credibility here...

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