This week, Brad Johnson focuses on pitchers in the American League who will be in demand next year, like Yu Darvish, so if you’re out of the title hunt this year, it's a great time to do your homework for next season.
Jeff Stotts defines the different medical injections that are used frequently by athletes, including Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, who just received a painkilling injection in his right middle finger.
The Angels ran away with the AL West last year before running into the Royals' buzzsaw in the playoffs. This year they're already dealing with injuries to Garrett Richards and Josh Hamilton, and adjusting to the Howie Kendrick trade.
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.
The Angels had one of the most disappointing seasons in 2013 following record-setting spending on free agency. With the budget stretched thin, can their offseason moves turn into a return to the postseason?