NL Central Standings
- As noted earlier, Chicago Cubs starter Matt Garza returned from the DL, though he only managed to last four innings in his first start back.
- Pirates Prospects thinks that first overall draft pick Gerrit Cole will sign a major-league deal similar to that which David Price signed in 2007 as the first overall pick.
- Brewers GM Doug Melvin commented on first-round picks Taylor Jungmann and Jed Bradley.
- Jeff Luhnow, Cardinals VP of player procurement, sounds very confident that Kolten Wong won't be a deadline deal. He thinks Wong will get a deal done quickly.
- Houston Astros assistant GM of scouting Bobby Heck believes that, with the depth of pitching available, the Astros will be able to get some good arms in the second round of the MLB draft.