MLB INSIDER Weekly Features (April 20)

Here’s are some snippets from our weekly Insider features for April 20th. For the full list within each feature, you can sign up HERE.

KNOCKING DOWN THE DOOR


Philadelphia PhilliesMaikel Franco, 1B/3B
: .386  BA (17-for-44), HR, 8 2B, 4 BB, 8 K in Triple-A
After Franco started the past two games at 1B, the slumping Ryan Howard (7-for-40, 0 HR, 2 BB, 15 K) should be looking over his shoulder.

Detroit TigersBuck Farmer, SP:  0.90 ERA, 10 IP, 6 H, 2 BB, 14 K in two Triple-A starts 
Verlander’s health is still in question and Farmer is quickly putting himself in position to earn a rotation spot.

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RELIEVERS ON THE RISE


Los Angeles DodgersYimi Garcia, RP 
: 1.29 ERA, 7 IP, 3 H, BB, 12 K, 2 W
Inexperience is the only thing holding him back from getting a setup role, but he’s quickly earning the trust of manager Don Mattingly.

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LOSING A GRIP 


Texas RangersRoss Detwiler, SP 
: 10.95 ERA, 12.2 IP, 25 H, 7 BB, 5 K
It’s only been 3 starts, but Detwiler’s return to starting pitching couldn’t have gone much worse.

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