James Anderson gives a preview of potential call-up dates for top prospects like the Phillies' J.P. Crawford, as front offices balance service time considerations against developmental concerns and major league roster needs.
Todd Zola looks at how feasible it is to make up ground this late in the season in the hitting counting stats and why easier to find extra power than speed when players like Billy Hamilton dominate that category.
Jan Levine's tour of the National League waiver wire includes Arizona's Daniel Hudson, who has been fantastic out of the bullpen this season and has solidified himself as the closer in waiting for the Diamondbacks.
Erik Siegrist checks out the available National League free agents while everyone waits for Super-2 callups and finds a strong group of veterans coming off the DL, including Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta.
Juan Carlos Blanco finds plenty of potential bargains on Tuesday's slate, including Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford in a favorable matchup against Andrew Cashner in his first start back from an injury.