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.
Taking a shot at the World Series is terrific. Taking numerous shots is optimal.
James Paxton’s situation is one to watch here, however. He fell early in camp and hurt his forearms and a wrist. He has yet to make a start this spring — he’s slated to go next Tuesday after a live BP session this week that went well enough — and if he doesn’t knife through his four scheduled starts as the club hopes he could conceivable start the season on the disabled list, simply to buy him the necessary time to ready.
In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver discuss the status of the spring position battles, what Chris Taylor’s injury means, as well as answering your questions in this week’s Twitter “T-Bag.”
Jason A. Churchill provides analysis of Taijuan Walker’s latest outing, plus the shortstop position and the bullpen.
Jason A. Churchill reports from Spring Training in Peoria, Arizona with notes on J.A. Happ, Taijuan Walker and Roenis Elias, plus a special coaching sighting from a legend.
Peoria, Ariz. (1090 The Fan) — Jason A. Churchill was behind home plate for a simulated game featuring the Mariners’ number two pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma. Watch highlights above (and follow the notes below)…. -About the 1:00 […]
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