Starlin Castro has had a disappointing year, but his bat has come to life and the injury to Jorge Soler may have opened up some playing time. This week's NL FAAB Factor, courtesy of RotoWire's Jan Levine.
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.
After an impressive campaign at Double-A, Domingo Santana is inching closer to the big leagues after being added to the Astros' 40-man roster. Tory Hernandez takes a closer look at the players that teams wanted to protect from the Rule 5 draft.