The tater trots for May, Presidential Edition. Hanley Ramirez, Emilio Bonifacio, and Mark Teixeira also star.
After spending roughly a month in the minors, the vet righty has chosen to take his talents elsewhere.
The unsurprising Yankees and the very surprising Indians battle for AL supremacy.
Even the first week of May isn’t too early for sleepers to awaken, breakouts to begin, and studs to show how they scored their high rankings.
Lance Berkman reminds Astros fans that he wears big shoes, but Brett Wallace may be capable of filling them; Alfonso Soriano rarely gets on base but often drives himself in.
Jose Bautista’s turnaround has continued despite doubts, plus other observations from the Bronx.
Pablo Sandoval and David Freese suffer fractures, Ryan Zimmerman’s return isn’t close, and Carlos Lee hopes his bruised baby back ribs ribs aren’t broken.
Resurgent pitching and the successful return of Grady Sizemore have the Indians hoping their strong start is no fluke.
Three Triple-A first basemen with struggling major-league counterparts may be worth a look sooner than later.