Ginkel enters saves picture in Sewald's wake

NATIONAL LEAGUE


Arizona Diamondbacks
NEWS: Right-handed closer Paul Sewald will start the year on the 15-day IL with a Grade 2 left oblique strain.
IMPACT: High
BHQ SPIN: It’s the same injury that forced Twins closer Jhoan Duran to begin the year on the IL. Sewald is likely to miss 1-2 months which doesn’t include the time he’ll need to build back up to pitch in a major league game. In his absence, Kevin Ginkel will see the bulk of the saves while Scott McGough and Miguel Castro become the team’s next best right-handed options. The latter two righties should see an influx in holds as they climb the bullpen ladder. 
––Crumpler

Pittsburgh Pirates
NEWS: Pittsburgh announced RHP Jared Jones and LHP Bailey Falter will start the...

Almost!

You’re just a few clicks away from accessing this feature and hundreds more throughout the year that have a singular goal in mind: Winning your league. Subscribe to BaseballHQ.com here!

Already a subscriber? Sign in here

More From PT Today

Matt Mervis returns; Merrill Kelly heads to the IL; some pitching-staff shuffles in Chicago.
Apr 24 2024 3:02am
Does the Fairbanks injury open up save chances for Adam? Plus White Sox attempt to shake things up; Hays and Montas to IL; more.
Apr 23 2024 9:23am
With Victor Scott's demotion and STL opting for a third catcher, things are looking up for Ivan Herrera. Plus IL time for Javier, Rendon, Hall and more.
Apr 22 2024 9:39am
Nathaniel Lowe returns; concern for Casas; Alvarez heads for thumb surgery; Scherzer ahead of schedule, and more.
Apr 21 2024 8:59am
Michael Massey, Brent Rooker and Trevor Megill return from IL stints; Kyle Freeland and Ryne Nelson among the injured.
Apr 20 2024 8:02am

Tools