Cesar Hernandez is cranking the ball well of late, landing the confidence of Philliesí interim manager Pete Mackanin, suggesting that Hernandez could continue to play every day at second base even when Chase Utley is activated from the DL.
The 25-year old May was once a touted prospect for the Twins, and while he hasnít debuted with a boom during his young career he still offers some intrigue as a backend pitcher to roster in deeper leagues
Well, all of you Dellin Betancesí owners out there that were expecting a 40-save season? You can take comfort in knowing that Betances will at least nab a few saves here and there, while giving you dominant ratios and strikeouts.
You have to figure the save opportunities will still be there for Glen Perkins, since even the lowliest of MLB teams manage to have a bullpen guy, or two combined, maybe even three combined, that can net 30 saves.
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.