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Steven Matz’s second appearance of spring didn’t go much better than the first and the lefty has been frustrated by the results so far.
Despite putting up two poor appearances, Matz’s spot in the rotation isn’t in jeopardy just yet.
Jacob deGrom threw again yesterday but his status for Opening Day remains very much in doubt.
In the end it might not matter who makes the rotation but how strong the depth is beyond the starting five.
There are a few infield prospects that have been impressive so far in camp and perhaps they can sneak onto the roster once the season begins.
The infield and the bullpen still need to get sorted out before Opening Day but the roster is mostly set despite some minor injuries and poor performances.
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