Cesar Hernandez is cranking the ball well of late, landing the confidence of Phillies’ interim manager Pete Mackanin, suggesting that Hernandez could continue to play every day at second base even when Chase Utley is activated from the DL.
GM A.J. Preller put his stamp on the franchise, trading for Matt Kemp, Justin Upton and Wil Myers, and signing James Shields in an unprecedented flurry of offseason moves. But do the Padres have enough to compete with the Dodgers and Giants in the West?
The Tampa Bay Rays lost their GM and manager this offseason, and turned over significant portions of their lineup as well. Will there be anyone else besides Evan Longoria that can help carry the offense?