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.
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.
A scorpion stung a woman on the hand just before her flight from Los Angeles to Portland took off.
Gary Payton II threw down an emphatic dunk in the second half to highlight Oregon State’s win over Washington. His slam came as the Beavers overwhelmed the Huskies with a 43-point second half performance en route to a 64-50 win on Sunday.
Washington (6-5, 2-5) hosts Oregon State (5-5, 2-5) in a battle of Pac-12 North division forgottens, hoping to build on its best offensive performance of the season, showed in the disappointing loss to Arizona last Saturday.
Redshirt freshman Luke Falk made his first start and threw for 471 yards and five touchdowns
After years of sharp tuition increases, Oregon undergraduates have finally gotten a break
Huskies’ starting quarterback, Keith Price, practiced Thursday, throwing the football for the first time since injuring his shoulder late in the first half against UCLA last Friday. Washington head coach Steve Sarkisian is closely monitoring his progress and will make a decision on who will start, Friday.
Every opportunity the program has had to seemingly take that proverbial “next step” has come and gone without being seized. Washington head coach Steve Sarkisian is tired of being “right there.” This week the Huskies are preparing for a sturdy test against an explosive Oregon State offense which is ranked second in the FBS with an average of 396.3 passing yards per game behind quarterback Sean Mannion and stalwart wide receiver Brandin Cooks.
The Pac 12 has a few quarterbacks being talked about when discussing the Heisman Trophy this season. While Oregon’s Marcus Mariota may be considered the Heisman favorite at this point in the season, Oregon State’s Sean Mannion has been doing more than enough to stay in the running, and may be the ultimate sleeper pick this season.