With each swing of Giancarlo Stanton’s bat, baseball fans wonder: Will baseball’s illustrious 60-homer club get another member? Stanton got one home run closer on Wednesday, blasting his 56th homer of the season for the Miami Marlins in their 9-2 win over the New York Mets. Stanton has 60 well within his sights with 10 games to play.
The Mets have two veteran infielders who are having good second halves -- Jose Reyes and Asdrubal Cabrera. With the way the roster is currently constructed, one of them will probably find himself with the team next year, possibly even with a starting role. Which one has the better case? Asdrubal Cabrera
If Jay Ajayi, over 16 games, maintained the same workload he shouldered in the Dolphins’ opener, he would finish the season with an absurd 448 carries. That’s 126 more than the league-leading 322 carries that Dallas’ Ezekiel Elliott received last season. It’s also far more than the 260 carries Ajayi had last season. Alas, that’s highly unlikely to happen. Though Ajayi carried 28 times en route to 122 yards on Sunday against the Chargers, the Dolphins are conscious about not overworking him. He sat out Wednesday’s practice with a knee injury that isn’t considered serious. “Our faith in him is obviously very high,” Dolphins coach Adam Gase said Wednesday. “Hopefully as the season goes on, we can