Francisco Alvarez ROY candidate, Max Scherzer gets untracked, Brooks Raley and LHB

Francisco Alvarez continues to impress. Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez are leading the hype train, saying something positive about his defense in nearly every game. Last night he made a truly terrific play, fielding a ball fired into the dirt by Justin Verlander and applying the tag on the runner trying to score from third. [...]