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Just A Matter Of Time For Melancon

Melancon had 3 more scoreless innings on Monday

Mark Melancon has been putting up some impressive numbers in his first season back from Tommy John surgery, but perhaps more importantly, his entire game is developing further and he's feeling stronger and stronger by the day. His comeback, he says, has been so successful because he simply knew from the get-go that it was just a matter of time.

"So far I've done well, obviously, but this team has a good group," said Mark Melancon. "The guys are all pulling for each other and the unity is there. We have the chemistry, so it's fun to be on this team." The numbers in Double-A have been quite stellar, going 3-0 with a 1.57 ERA with just four walks in nearly twenty-nine innings of relief and hold opposing batters to a .153 batting... Recommended Stories

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