In JJO's Notes column today we read:
1. Wandy gets the start today - not Paulino.
2. Blum is experiencing body stingers:
The good news is where they thought it was impinged it's not, so it will heal relatively quickly, hopefully. But they also found another herniated disk (C-7) a little bit further down, which is kind of interesting. I talked to the doctors, and they said, ‘If you can handle it, you can play.' I want to play, so here I am.”
3. Wilton Lopez was on the mound less than two hours after arriving from Corpus.
“That was really tough on him. But you know what? I was really impressed with what I saw. ”