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.
Jason A. Churchill reports from Spring Training in Peoria, Arizona.
While the competitions continue — shortstop, starting rotation, backup catcher among them — one battle is over: Danny Hultzen has returned to the mound after more than a year and a half on the shelf due to a shoulder injury and subsequent surgery and rehab.
Jason A. Churchill writes that Dustin Ackley’s mechanics are a mess and the Mariners should find a way to keep both Brad Miller and Chris Taylor.
It remains early in the process but right-hander Taijuan Walker took another step toward breaking camp with one of five spots in the starting rotation with three strong innings versus the Cleveland Indians Monday afternoon at Peoria Sports Complex
In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver discuss the Mariners’ shortstop position and whether Walker or Elias will make the pitching rotation.
In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill and Steve Silver discuss the backup plan to an Austin Jackson nightmare, what Kyle Seager’s offensive ceiling is and what the options are if a projected regular doesn’t perform or misses significant time.
In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson discuss Brad Miller’s future should he NOT “win” the shortstop job, the roster crunch that includes the shortstops and outfield crop. The guys also answer your Twitter questions in this week’s edition of The T-Bag.
In this week’s episode of The Hot Stove Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson discuss Rickie Weeks, the off-season for the American League, and a potential role for Roenis Elias.
In this week’s episode of The Hot Stove Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson discuss what to expect from pitchers James Paxton, Taijuan Walker, and Danny Hultzen, and why the Mariners may be better on the mound on 2015.
In this week’s episode of The Hot Stove Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson discuss the expectations for centerfielder Austin Jackson, Franklin Gutierrez’s upside and the No. 5 starter competition between Taijuan Walker and Roenis Elias.