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.

Nelson Cruz (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

The OFP Report: M’s, Jackson Struggle, Player Of the Week

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson talk Mariners fans off the ledge, plus thoughts on Austin Jackson’s issues at the plate, when to start worrying about the club’s early failures and The OFP Report’s Player of the Week.

1090 The Fan–11 hours ago

Taijuan Walker's struggles early in 2015 are due to poor command. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Taijuan Walker’s Early Struggles

Thursday on The Steve Sandmeyer Show we discussed the struggles of Seattle Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker, who failed to go starter length in Wednesday night’s game versus the Dodgers in Los Angeles. As occurred in […]

1090 The Fan–04/16/2015

Iwakuma gets the nod Tueday in Los Angeles looking to bounce back.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Scouting Hisashi Iwakuma

Hisashi Iwakuma is looking to bounce back from a sub par outing last week.

1090 The Fan–04/14/2015

King Felix Hernandez started the Mariners off in Royal fashion Monday. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Churchill: Mariners Start Path With Win

While starting the season strong isn’t necessary, it’s much preferred to the alternative — a loss on Opening Day. At home. With your ace on the mound. Amidst a bevy of high expectations from across the baseball landscape.

1090 The Fan–04/06/2015

Jose Bautista has hit 188 home runs this decade, the most in baseball. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

The OFP Report: Predictions Special

Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver make their predictions for the 2015 Seattle Mariners and the entire Major League Baseball season, including playoff and World Series picks, MVPs and CY Youngs in each circuit and categorical leaders for the Mariners.

1090 The Fan–04/05/2015

This week's episode include rotation talk, roster moves and the leadoff spot.

The OFP Report: Roster Moves, Rotation, Leadoff

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver discuss the Mariners’ roster moves, rotation and the leadoff spot for the upcoming season and your questions via the T-Bag.

1090 The Fan–04/04/2015

Austin Jackson is among five Opening Day outfielders for the Mariners.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Churchill: M’s Roster Analysis

Though it’s been clear enough for a few weeks and as close to official without being so, the club has set its starting rotation after optioning Roenis Elias to Triple-A Tacoma. The Mariners also optioned right-handed reliever Carson Smith, which clarifies the bullpen too.

1090 The Fan–03/29/2015

Roenis Elias (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

The OFP Report: Elias vs Happ, Rangers Preview, T-Bag

Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver discuss Roenis Elias’ fate and the reasons why J.A. Happ was grandfathered in as the No. 4 starter before camp opened last month, plus a Texas Rangers preview with Todd Kaufmann of TexasSportsInsiders.com and your questions via the T-Bag.

1090 The Fan–03/28/2015

Catcher John Hicks has improved his stock each season in pro ball.  (Photo by Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Churchill: M’s Prospect Rankings #16 – #30

1090 The Fan’s Jason A. Churchill ranks the Mariners top prospects.

1090 The Fan–03/23/2015

Nelson Cruz of the Seattle Mariners returns to the dugout (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

The OFP Report: Roster Nonsense, Service Time, Your Questions

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver discuss the likelihood of the Mariners taking their best 25 players north in three weeks, the service time issue with Cubs prospect Kris Byrant and all three make their argument for the preferred order of the starting rotation.

1090 The Fan–03/21/2015

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