Nolan Arenado (finger) is set to make his long-awaited return to the Rockies on Thursday. Meanwhile, those scrambling to replace the likes of Evan Gattis (back) and Carlos Ruiz (concussion) should give some consideration to the Orioles' Caleb Joseph.
With a group of young stars and surprising acquisitions, the Rays are betting big for 2014. With David Price leading the rotation and sluggers Evan Longoria and Wil Myers on offense, is this the year Joe Maddon's bunch can break through?
Jake Peavy was the token big name dealt in the last 24 hours of the trade deadline. Jason Collette, Chris Liss, Derek VanRiper and Jeff Erickson share their respective reactions to the few trades that were made.