Pitching captures the headlines, as two veteran starters return from injury, two rookies get the call, and one makes the long-awaited jump to the rotation.
Wrist injuries keep David Ortiz and Nick Johnson on the sidelines, but Jake Peavy’s rehab is slow but steady progress.
Setting aside the teams doing the picking, who are the players who rate best in terms of talent and projection?
Searching for a reason behind the AL’s depressed offense this year brings us back to 1931.
Not all the kids can be above average, so how do we define it?