MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins have seemingly been written off a few times this season, particularly when the team's own front office decided to trade left-handed starter Jaime Garcia and All-Star closer Brandon Kintzler before the trade deadline.
ATLANTA -- Cincinnati Reds right-hander Luis Castillo came into the season with less of a prospect buildup than Atlanta Braves left-hander Sean Newcomb, his mound opponent on Sunday in the series finale.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Philadelphia Phillies will go for a series split, but will have to do so against left-hander Madison Bumgarner, when they wrap up a four-game set Sunday against the San Francisco Giants.
NEW YORK -- The New York Mets found a new look that worked Saturday night. The Miami Marlins hope to find their old form Sunday afternoon, when the two National League East rivals meet in the finale of a three-game series at Citi Field.