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.
With the Saturday pitching options looking rather shaky, it makes sense to go with a proven stud like Max Scherzer, who can perhaps be paired with either Chicago’s Jeff Samardzija or a bargain-bin hurler.
After an impressive World Series title in 2013, the Red Sox saw some key personnel changes that make the team much younger. Can a group of new faces in the starting lineup take Boston back to the postseason?