I think we all completely missed this after the season, but Doug Slaten underwent microfracture surgery after the season and is questionable for Opening Day.
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Even with all of the guys waiting in AAA, they're going to watch Keith Foulke throw later this month. I would seriously hope that there's no interest there.
If he has a strong spring, does this open the door for Scherzer? Or does it open the door for one of Bill Murphy, Emiliano Fruto, Leo Rosales, Juan Guiterrez, or even Bill Buckner?