• Joc Pederson, whose 100 walks ranked 2nd among all minor-leaguers in 2014, drew 2 Saturday in the Dodgers’ 17-0 rout of the Giants (9/14/2014) ***
  • Ian Kinsler singled in a run and made this nifty play in first-place Detroit’s 5-4 win Saturday. We’ll forget that he was picked off at first… (9/14/2014) ***
  • Sorry to report that Rays “High-A” prospect Lenny Linsky has been suspended 50 games for using an unspecified “drug of abuse,” as opposed to a performance enhancing drug (9/14/2014) ***
  • A 2nd-round draft pick who sat out 2014 with Tommy John surgery, Lenny Linsky is a career 11-7 with a 2.68 ERA and 11 saves (9/14/2014) ***
  • Ryan Lavarnway homered Saturday and was named series MVP as the “AAA” Pawtucket Red Sox won the International League championship. He hit .324 with an .865 OPS (9/14/2014) ***