Off the Wall: May 9, 2012

Story by The Spectator Staff

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Off the Wall is a weekly fantasy baseball podcast that appears online at SpectatorNews.com 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 this week for Frank’s exit interview during the last episode of the semester!

In this episode:

  • Chris Sale is moved into the closer role for the White Sox
  • Ryan Zimmerman is taken off the DL, Jayson Werth is moved on it
    • Should you get Zimmerman right back in your lineup?
    • What to do with Werth while he is out
  • Andy Pettitte will soon make his season debut
    • Does he have any fantasy value?
  • Pickups of the week
  • Eric’s name game
  • Eric interviews Bill Cosby about baseball
  • Eric and Chris give Frank an exit interview during his last episode
  • Hotties of the week
    • Chris’ hottie of the week: Giancarlo Stanton
    • Frank’s hottie of the week: Jared Weaver
  • Eric’s top five list of the week
    • The best moments in Off the Wall history