Top O' The Order: Schilling wants list of names in 'A-Rod report'

David Brown

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Curt Schilling over the weekend re-appointed himself protector of baseball's integrity, saying he favors the names of all 104 players who tested positive in 2003 to be revealed, and not to stop at Alex Rodriguez. "In my opinion, if you don’t do that, then the other 600-700 players are going to be guilty by association, forever," Schilling writes in his blog. [38 Pitches]

• Not so fast! Before anyone gets all Woodward and Bernstein or, heaven forbid, Joe McCarthy and Roy Cohn (right) to procure a list of names, Yahoo! Sports' own Jonathan Littman reports that it probably was illegal to leak the A-Rod allegations to Sports Illustrated. [Y! Sports]

• If Selena Roberts reveals more names in her upcoming A-Rod book, she doesn't know them yet, she tells Bob Costas. [Boogiedown Baseball]

• Just legalize it, mon! In some parts, they just want to make what A-Rod allegedly did not against the rules. Probably not going to happen in this climate, but a boy can dream. [Bleacher Report]

• WWA-RD? What will A-Rod do? Nothing yet. C'mon, give the guy a second, he just got back from the Bahamas. [N.Y. Daily News]

• A-Voiding A-Roid? How about a good 'ol contract extension to a-void arbitration? The Phillies' Ryan "World Bleeping Champion" Howard is in the fold for the next three seasons for $54 million total. Philly bleeping smiles. [The Fightins]

• You can't A-Void the Roid, fool! Sam Mellinger says we all helped twist baseball into a Steroid Monster. Except for you, there, in the red sweater. You're OK. [Ball Star]

• The 158th-best of 177 (Devil) Rays of all time is... Felix Escalona? [Bugs & Cranks]