Off the Wall: May 2, 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:

  • Two highly-touted prospects were called up to the majors
    • Bryce Harper
    • Mike Trout
  • Evan Longoria has a hamstring injury
  • Interesting players to pickup this week
    • Chris Davis
    • Tony Campana
    • Scott Downs
  • Eric’s name game
  • An update on Eric’s weekly fantasy baseball matchup
  • Why are you ruining my life?
    • Ruining Chris’ life: Desmond Jennings
    • Ruining Frank’s life: Javy Guera
    • Ruining Eric’s life: His nails
  • Hotties of the week
    • Chris’ hottie of the week: Edwin Encarnacion
    • Frank’s hottie of the week: Mike Aviles
  • Eric’s top five list of the week
  • Eric’s 60 seconds to show off