Grady Sizemore in the No. 2 slot is getting a lot of attention but it's success will rely just as much on Asdrubal Cabrera being a successful leadoff hiter. Here is the story.
Justin Masterson won't be handed a spot in the rotation but the front office really would like to put him in the third spot behind Fausto Carmona and Jake Westbrook. Here is the notebook.