by e.e. gammings
special to humbug.com
- Having Adrian Gonzalez in the lineup helps the Dodgers while they hope Andre Ethier comes back strong from his eye and someone can harness Juan Uribe's talent.
- There are many people in the Boston area who insist that ownership wants to sell the Red Sox and invest the money in Old Navy stores.
- Padres manager Bud Black is building with pitching with Juan Pablo Oramas, Nick Vincent (the erstwhile veterinary surgeon), and Andrew Cashner, and if they stick quickly, they could win 66 games.
- The Diamondbacks don't know what to expect from Charles Brewer this year. "His velocity is down to 91, and he's lost the bite on his cut fastball," says one scout. If he can't recover, expect Kevin Towers to pursue another arm, such as Joe Smith, Liam Hendriks or Ryan Mattheus.
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