Rubby De La Rosa – While it would seem De La Rosa would be the perfect fit as the Dodgers closer, he’s the replacement for Jon Garland as the
Rajai Davis – A hot bat is a hot bat, so it’s hard to ignore what
Kyle Seager – The Mariners are doing the unthinkable in 2011, staying competitive while bringing in a youth movement. After calling up Dustin Ackley,
Paul Maholm – I am not sure if it’s harder to believe the Pirates are playoff bound or that Maholm is the real deal? While the book is still out on both, Maholm’s 3.08 ERA and 1.22 WHIP has been extremely impressive as we reach the midway point of 2011. While many are quick to criticize Maholm because of his low strikeout rate, Maholm has been unlucky with the Pirates offense taking a breather when he takes the mound. In his second start of the week, Maholm duels with the Cubs who have yet to score a run against the south paw in two starts this season.