Drabek takes a step forward
The Blue Jays didn't send many projected big league regulars to Kissimmee, Fla., on Thursday, but they sent a strong group of prospects to play the Astros' JV excuse me, that actually is the varsity roster. Oh, dear.
• Dustin McGowan's comeback from multiple shoulder injuries, which followed 2004 Tommy John surgery and a subsequent comeback, should get him some big league time, but he's a shadow of what he used to be. On the plus side, he did show above-average velocity once he got going, and his arm is relatively easy for a guy who's had work done on his shoulder.
For full access to Keith Law's blog, become an ESPN Insider.
We see that you are not an ESPN Insider. Upgrade today and gain access to our exclusive coverage.