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.

Justin Leone was among the first minor leaguers covered by Jason A. Churchill. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Churchill: A Little Advice For Wannabes

If you’re not familiar with my story, let me sum it up as quickly as possible so we can move on to more important things, but first, here’s why I am writing this: I received […]

1090 The Fan–07/04/2015

Mark Trumbo has yet to produce for the Mariners. He should be public enemy No. 2. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

The OFP Report: Who Does ‘Kuma Bump?

The OFP Report with Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson.

1090 The Fan–07/01/2015

Russell Wilson's contract negotiations have brought about several differing opinions. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Catching Up On Legit Wilson Contract Stuff

If Russell Wilson gets a new long-term contract from the Seattle Seahawks, it will be about more than just football. Owner Paul Allen obviously will be as involved as he’s ever been. I mean, come […]

1090 The Fan–06/29/2015

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

The OFP Report: Player Development, Deadline Strategy

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Driveline Baseball’s Kyle Boddy stops by to discuss player development and training, including rehabbing from injuries. Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson chat about what to do with Robinson Cano, whether or not it’s time to stick a fork in the Seattle Mariners and why the club isn’t likely to be an aggressive seller at next month’s trade deadline.

1090 The Fan–06/19/2015

Might it be nearing time to cash in on Taijuan Walker? (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

The OFP Report: Is The Season Over?

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson discuss the woes of the Seattle Mariners, what might be next and whether or not Jack Zduriencik will or should survive if the club doesn’t dramatically turn around their season.

1090 The Fan–06/12/2015

Jeff Hendrix (Courtesy: Karl Maasdam/Oregon State Athletics)

Oregon State’s Hendrix One To Watch

There are players that slip through the cracks in the First-Year Players Draft. Those players become much better professionals than any of Major League Baseball’s 30 clubs expected, and for various reasons. Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager is one recent example.

1090 The Fan–06/08/2015

Robinson Cano strikes out for the final out Thursday versus Tampa Bay.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

The OFP Report: Drunk Sacks, Messy M’s, Elias The Savior

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchil, Alex Carson and Brendan Gawlowski discuss the mess that currently is the Seattle Mariners, the Mark Trumbo acquisition, the club’s rotation savior Roenis Elias and the club’s mind-boggling philosophy to run wild on the bases.

1090 The Fan–06/05/2015

Mark Trumbo adds power -- and not much else -- to the Mariners roster. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Churchill: Trumbo, Cano, More Trades

The Seattle Mariners, as I opined a few weeks back, have no business waiting around for things to magically get better. If Wednesday’s trade was any indication, it appears the club agrees.

1090 The Fan–06/03/2015

Rafael Soriano (Photo by Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

The OFP Report: Do The M’s Need Rafael Soriano?

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson discuss the Seattle Mariners and whether or not they have righted the ship over the past three weeks, as well as whether or not the club needs to add free agent Rafael Soriano to the mix in the bullpen.

1090 The Fan–05/30/2015

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–05/26/2015