After missing much of the year recovering from Tommy John surgery, it appears that Danny Duffy is ready to claim a spot in the Kansas City Royals’ rotation for the rest of this season and possibly next season as well.
The Cardinals continued to make the future the present, by promoting second baseman Kolten Wong from Triple-A Memphis. While the long-term are clear, in an immediate sense, his presence is just as strategic as it is symbolic
The team is hitting well and is about to get a punch in the arm from rehabbing speedster Jarrod Dyson when he returns from his minor league rehab assignment.
The Cardinals also have plenty of cushion right now. They have the best record in baseball and plenty of other lesser prospects that can fill temporary voids.