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.
It’s still early in the season, and you don’t want to give up on key players too soon — even if they’re slumping through the first two weeks of the season. But smart fantasy baseball owners also want to make sure they grab rising stars while they can — and before it’s too late.
A 2011 first-round Draft pick out of St. John’s University, Joe Panik had a meteoric rise to Major League glory last season — not only putting up impressive numbers as the Giants’ new second baseman in 73 regular season games, but also helping San Francisco earn its third World Series championship in the past five years.
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 […]
Heading into the 2014 season, Eddie Butler was hailed as the top arm in the Rockies’ system and one of the best pitching prospects in baseball. Heading into this year, things were quite different.
Baseball season officially opened last week and already we’ve had a plethora of ridiculous defensive plays. Recency bias will always mean that we think these plays will be the best of the year, but we’ll more than likely forget them in a couple months.
Hisashi Iwakuma is looking to bounce back from a sub par outing last week.
With the pageantry and tradition of Opening Day, America’s pastime is officially back.
Every year, it’s the same story: Fantasy baseball teams scramble in the first week to pick up that hot rookie or replace dud closer who has already gotten the hook from the manager.
So when you look at the roster right now, there aren’t many young, inexperienced players who have a chance to make a big impact on the Padres in 2015. One name that does come to mind, however, is pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne.