Volquez will try to repay that trust by sending the Pirates into the NL Division Series for the second straight year when he starts Wednesday night’s wild-card game against San Francisco.
The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
Some main attractions are missing as the Mets host the San Diego Padres in their season opener Monday.
Jeremy Hefner gave the Mets six solid innings as they defeated the Padres 6-2 on Saturday night.
Johan Santana dazzled the Padres as he earned a complete game shutout on Saturday. The Mets won 9-0.
Jose Reyes is in position to become the first player in Mets history to win a batting title. He may end up doing so in his final game with the team.