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2007 key stat: Allowed just four more hits (75) than he had strikeouts.

Best case: Continues to establish self as top-end setup man with 80 strikeouts and 2.50 ERA in 85 appearances.

Worst case: Gives up too many homers and sees ERA balloon to 4.50.


Position: RP

Age: 29

2007 key stat: Gave up just one homer in 93 innings.

Best case: Continues to be a pleasant surprise out of bullpen with 3.20 ERA in 75 appearances.

Worst case: Third year in NL gives hitters enough time to adapt; ERA tops 4.25.