The Diamondbacks took advantage of a weak market for J.D. Martinez and got him for a relative song. Since his first at bat as a Diamondback on July 19, Martinez has been one of the best players in baseball.
The Indians have have outscored their opponents 142-37, for a run differential of +105. In. Three. Weeks.
For much of the season, we've been looking at a Diamondbacks-Rockies Wild Card game but the Brewers, Cardinals and Cubs could still make a run.
Only three teams are truly out of the Wild Card race, which will make the finals weeks of the season a glorious mess. Here's how we're sorting it out.
Barring getting fleeced by Detroit, Houston should grab the best pitcher still available and give their lineup a little bit of help for the inevitable postseason.