First of all, happy 73rd birthday to Willie McCovey, a true Giants great!According to Henry Schulman, Pablo Sandoval's conditioning is going well:"Aurilia lives in Phoenix and told me today he saw Pablo at a shopping mall just before Christmas. Sandoval told him he had lost 17 pounds."Speaking of preseason "best shape of their lives" stories, I think this article is relevant. You might recall Aaron Rowand showing up to Spring Training in the best shape of his life, but his 2010 numbers certainly did not reflect an improvement. Thomas Neal, a prospect that I looked at recently, is going to appear on the Hot Stove show on CSN tomorrow night with Mychael Urban.I'm excited to say that Urban has agreed to participate in the Ten Questions Q&A series, so you can look forward to...

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