Jarrod Saltalamacchia went fickin’ deep twice in the Red Sox win. That’s 4 HRs on the year. Where the fick did that #*?& come from? Well, he did have 16 HRs in only 386 ABs last year so it shouldn’t be that much of a g***d*mn surprise. Assuming this &*#*head stays healthy, he’s a solid bet for 20 HRs. Now that I’m done blowing smoke up his a$$, here’s the bad part. Salty’s batting average last year was .235 last year (a .288 OBP) driven by a 30% K rate. He’s only K’ing at a 20% rate right now which could get him in the .250 range but I fickin’ doubt he’ll keep that up. Consider him a tomato/tomahto with JP Arencibia and Russell Martin as a low-rung catcher solution in shallow leagues. In other news….
Santiago Casilla – It seems like the Giants closer job has been in auditions since Brian Wilson exited stage left. You’d have to think striking out Cozart-Stubbs-Votto to close out a one-run lead has got to help Casilla’s chances for the part. Now he ju