GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said Nola is close to being ready for the majors, the Phillies' official site reports. "I don't think he's that far away, but when he's ready he'll be here," Amaro said. "Just because our rotation is very poor right now, it doesn't mean we're going to bring him to the big leagues for that reason. We're going to bring him when it's time for him developmentally."
Bayne, driver of the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion, ran inside the top three for much of the closing stages of the rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Daytona International Speedway, ultimately earning a hard-fought ninth-place finish, roushfenway.com reports.