Lining up Cole Hamels, Roy Halladay and Roy Oswalt in succession certainly makes facing the Phillies a daunting challenge.
The Athletics bolstered their lineup by adding some veteran bats, but their success in 2009 may rest on the precocious, talented, untested group of starting pitchers in camp.
Now that Greg Maddux has retired and John Smoltz has opted to leave Atlanta for the Boston Red Sox, the question remains: What's next on the agenda for Tom Glavine?
Damian Miller's ability to handle Oakland's Big Three will play an important role for a team with high expectations.
While Scott Boras projects an air of patience and calm, three of his clients -- Michael Bourn, Kyle Lohse and Rafael Soriano -- are still looking for work.
Scott Boras' work is never done, and this offseason he still faces the task of finding work for three very big names -- Manny Ramirez, Johnny Damon and Andruw Jones. So how's that going?
Bret Boone has decided to retire after a comeback attempt with the Washington Nationals failed to lead to a big league job.
The Yankees have scored 39 runs in three games, and have left the Red Sox completely shaking their heads in disbelief.
Even though Ozzie Gullen is busy managing the White Sox, he remains a connoisseur of middle-infield play.