Off the Wall: April 18, 2012


Story by The Spectator Staff

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Off the Wall is a weekly fantasy baseball podcast that appears online at every Wednesday. The show is co-hosted by Sports Editor Frank F. Pellegrino, Op/Ed Editor Eric Christenson and Copy Editor Chris Reinoos.

Frank and Chris try to provide a balance of in depth analysis and basic information for those who may be new to the game. While Eric, a fantasy baseball rookie, tries to keep the show fun and entertaining with plenty of nonsense and wild tangents along the way. Make sure to tune in and find out where the gang will be recording their traveling show from from this week!

In this episode:

  • Johnny Damon signs with the Indians
  • Two star players recently suffered significant injuries
    • Jacoby Ellsbury
    • Brian Wilson
  • A few surprising performances from the past week
    • Chris Young, J.D. Martinez, Jordan Schafer
  • An update on Eric’s weekly fantasy baseball matchup
  • Eric asks the experts who their heroes are and what their dreams are
  • The gang acts out a short ‘readers theatre’
    • Written by Eric, based on a real life experience
  • Why are you ruining my life?
    • Ruining Chris’ life: Josh Johnson
    • Ruining Frank’s life: Matt Moore
    • Ruining Eric’s life: Scar, from the Lion King
  • Hotties of the week
    • Chris’ hottie of the week: Matt Cain
    • Frank’s hottie of the week: Adam Jones
  • Eric’s top five list of the week
  • Eric’s 60 seconds to show off