St. Louis reliever Fernando Salas is the most searched for Major League Baseball player, according to rotoworld.com.
I don't know if that means he's officially an internet hot topic or if fantasy baseball owners are just desperate for help in their bullpens. But he's certainly drawing attention.
Here's what the site has to say about Salas:
Fernando Salas notched his second save in the past three days in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Braves.
In short, Tony La Russa doesn't care about your fantasy team. Mitchell Boggs looked like the front-runner for saves just one week ago, but he pitched the bottom of the seventh inning Saturday. It's obviously not the worst strategy from a baseball perspective, as La Russa needed one of his best relievers to put up a zero in a close game, but this situation continues to be frustrating for fantasy owners. Stash Salas if you're in the mood to speculate, but this promises to be a very fluid situation.
In a related development, Boggs is the fourth-highest searched for ballplayer on rotoworld's site. Arizona third baseman Ryan Roberts is second on the search list while Florida outfielder Chris Coglan ranks third.