Baseball Elite Podcast, April 5, 2021
Here’s ‘The Starting 9’ for today’s show.
1.Ohtani pitching AND hitting … and getting hurt. Is it a whole new ballgame for fantasy players?
2. MLB News/Notes – ATL-WAS Monday game PPD … plan is to play on Tuesday … WAS could be without ELEVEN players for that game/ ‘The Year of the Wrist Injury’ Continues – Ke’Bryan Hayes on the IL/C. Carrasco (hammy) throws all pitches in 2 inning simulated game/T. Anderson (hammy) pulled early/C. Martin (fingers tingling) removed mid-inning/Gonsolin (shoulder) placed on IL/Soria (leg) removed early… Devenski gets the save/Buxton leaves early with … illness (non-COVID)/A. Sanchez said to be closing in on a contract
3. Boston swept – How bad will it get?
4. Player Profile – Cedric Mullins ($127 in FAAB for SXM league)
5. Hot Adds ($ bid in SXM league) – Nate Lowe ($218), M. Taylor ($188), Julian Merryweather ($138), Jonathan India (already rostered), Y. Mercedes ($39), Cesar Valdez ($78)
6. In-Season Managing – 2-start pitching weeks
7. This week’s 2-start options – J. Montgomery (vs. BAL, @ TB), Desclafani (@ SD, vs. COL), Matz (@ TEX, vs. LAA), Ponce de Leon (@ MIA, vs. MIL)
8. ‘Random Reference’ – Jeff Newman
9. ‘Stamp of Approval’ – Kyle’s lovely wife and cake for breakfast for Ray.