Baseball Elite Podcast, March 29, 2021
Here’s ‘The Starting 9’ for today’s show.
1. Let the fantasy decisions begin – Ohtani will start on Sunday Night baseball vs. CWS
2. Too Many Arms … and how to use them – LAD won’t name their 5th starter
3. Decisions Made – Suarez will be the everyday SS for CIN/A. Garrett not certain to be CIN closer/ARZ doesn’t have a ‘clear-cut’ closer, right now/Bote will start at 2B for CHI/Ian Kennedy and Matt Bush make TEX roster/N. Lowe wins TEX 1B job/Taillon will get skipped the first time through the rotation/Chisholm wins the MIA 2B job/Lowrie wins OAK 2B job/Kingery and Kieboom sent to AAA
4. Player Profile – Enrique Hernandez
5. In-Season Managing – The Waiver Wire (that link takes you to an entire podcast just on waivers).
6. Preseason waiver wire – Bobby Witt, Jr./Jonathan India/Taylor Trammell/Josh Rojas/Daulton Jefferies/Alejandro Kirk/Josh Fuentes
7. MLB News/Notes – K. Lewis (knee) uncertain for Opening Day/M. Straw being held out due to protocols/Springer (oblique) swings off tee/R. Ray (elbow) will miss first start/Is Odor going to make the TEX roster?/Santander (oblique) hoping to be ready for Opening Day/MIN signs Dobnak to a 5-year deal/King Felix elects to become a FA
8. ‘Random Reference’ – Jarrod Washburn
9. ‘Stamp of Approval’ – Smugglers Cove and Zoom.