Oakland A's prospect Chris Carter close to being big league-ready - ESPN:
"A fun Carter anecdote from when I watched him in Sacramento earlier this week, right after the slugger homered.
Scout No. 1: 'Yeah, he crushed that, but it was a mistake pitch.'
Scout No. 2: 'Isn't that what he's supposed to do with those?'"
Chris Carter is the next big rookie thing for 2011.