Fresh off the All-Star break, Jan Levine gets into his National League waiver options for this week, which includes several big-name players -- like Dee Gordon and A.J. Pollock -- returning from lengthy absences sooner rather than later.
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?
Billy Hamilton has rebounded from a rough first week, but his overall numbers still leave plenty to be desired. Ryan Eisner takes a look around the league as the lightest-hitting regulars at each position.
The Mariners have gone through several catchers this season, but they have a long-term solution in 2012 first-round pick Mike Zunino. Ryan Eisner looks around the league at the biggest vacancies heading into the offseason.