In the absence of Matt Wieters (pictured), the Orioles have been getting much less production behind the plate. Ryan Eisner looks at that change and other recent shifts up in the middle in the latest installment of In Some Depth.
Is chasing saves on the waiver wire a fool's game? Sadly, Jeff Erickson is just that fool in the NFBC this year, and this week he chased after the Diamondbacks' possible saves if Addison Reed's tired arm persists.
The Marlins have lost 90-plus games in three straight seasons and appear destined for that result again in 2014. The losing has brought a group of young stars to light in Miami with Jose Fernandez looking like one of baseball's best pitchers.
Mike Olt was a prominent part of the package received by the Cubs in the Matt Garza deal. He's at Triple-A Iowa right now, but could get the call in the near future. Jan Levine suggests a possible bid on him among the other NL candidates this week.