The Denver Post reports that Baltimore has signed IF Desi Relaford to a minor league contract. There’s all of Miguel Tejada’s concerns addressed, then.

Minnesota signed Ruben Sierra to a minor league contract yesterday, presumably without a letter of recommendation from Tony La Russa.

The Mets’ International League affiliate Norfolk Tides announced yesterday that Ken Oberkfell will return as manager in 2006, joined by Howard Johnson as hitting coach and Randy Niemann serving as pitching coach.

Marc Perlman points out that Amazon are taking pre-orders on a 9 DVD box set compiling all 7 games of the 1986 World Series. I’m not sure why an 8th or 9th disc is neccessary, but perhaps the extra audio commentary from Rafael Santana just kept going and going. And the documentary on the making of the “Get Metsmerized” 12″ must take up at least 90 minutes.