Jason A. Churchill

Jason joined 1090 The Fan after 4 1/2 years at ESPN Insider, covering Major League Baseball, the MLB Draft, as well as college football and basketball. Churchill founded Prospect Insider in 2006 where he remains the executive editor and publisher.

You can follow Jason on Twitter here and listen to him every weekday on The Steve Sandmeyer Show right here on 1090 The Fan.

Roenis Elias has altered his gameplan on the mound. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

M’s Changing Pitching Approach?

Have the Seattle Mariners changed their approach on the mound with their young starters? Pitch usage metrics suggest so. A few weeks back it was apparent that the usage of the curveball for James Paxton […]

1090 The Fan–23 hours ago

Gerrardo Parra could be a name on the trade block this summer.  (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Churchill: Fixing The Mariners

The Seattle Mariners are big business. Yes, they’re a Major League Baseball team, but it’s a $9 billion industry and the M’s are a business. That business has invested heavily in the product in the […]

1090 The Fan–05/24/2015

J.A. Happ (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The OFP Report: Tulowitzki, CarGo, Ackley

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson discuss potential roster moves for the Seattle Mariners, including possible trade targets, who gets the axe when Austin Jackson returns and how likely is it that an elite player ends up in a Mariners uniform from the trade market this summer.

1090 The Fan–05/16/2015

David Ortiz and the Red Sox have yet to play up to expectations in 2015. Sound familiar? (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Red Sox at Mariners: Three Things

The 16-18 Boston Red Sox begin a four-game series with the Seattle Mariners (15-18) Thursday, with each club dragging disappointment into the third week of May. The Sox haven’t hit or pitched, the M’s have […]

1090 The Fan–05/14/2015

Taijuan Walker gets the ball in Game 2 of the series versus the San Diego Padres.
(Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

The Vedder Cup: Three Things

The San Diego Padres (17-16) were Preller-ized over the winter and bring in a vastly different roster in 2015, one that has led to a solid start to the season. The Seattle Mariners (14-17) are winners of three straight, following a sweep of the Oakland Athletics at Safeco Field.

1090 The Fan–05/12/2015

Logan Morrison (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

The OFP Report: LoMo, Trades, Bullpen

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Brendan Gawlowski discuss the bullpen of the Seattle Mariners whether or not it’s too early to get aggressive on the trade market and the Man In The Box is Logan Morrison, whose recent streak begs the question of what may or may not be realistic for the first baseman moving forward.

1090 The Fan–05/09/2015

(Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Athletics at Mariners: Three Things

At 11-17, the Seattle Mariners find themselves in fifth place in a five-team division.At 11-17, the Seattle Mariners find themselves in fifth place in a five-team division.

1090 The Fan–05/08/2015

Dustin Ackley's days in a Mariners uniform should be numbered. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Churchill: M’s Have No Business Waiting

The Seattle Mariners, 11-17 as they prepare for a weekend series versus division-rival Oakland, can’t wait for struggling players to figure it out as the spring turns to summer in the coming weeks.

1090 The Fan–05/07/2015

Brad Miller appears headed for a move to the outfield with the arrival of Chris Taylor. (Photo by Rob Tringali/Getty Images)

Draft Day Scouting Report: Brad Miller

The Seattle Mariners went a little off the board at No. 62 overall to tab Clemson shortstop Brad Miller. I say ‘off the board’ because no one outside of the game hinted that Miller was a top 75 talent. There’s a reason for that, perhaps reasons.

1090 The Fan–05/05/2015

Chris Taylor may be part of the solution for the Mariners offensively. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Mariners at Angels: Three Things

Limping in from a four-game sweep via the Houston Astros, the Seattle Mariners (10-15, 8 GB) look to get right in Los Angeles versus the divisional rival Angels, who are seven games back in the […]

1090 The Fan–05/04/2015

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