OTW 157 – Never Too Early

Adam & Kevin talk FAAB news and pick ups

On The Wire

Adam and Kevin break down FAAB-related news and bid suggestions for this week’s FAAB run.

This week, focusing on a few stand-out performances and situations from opening weekend.

Anthony DeSclafani is out for the year
Royce Lewis is out with a quad strain, Austin Martin replacing him on the roster
Sean Murphy is out with an oblique strain, Chadwick Tromp replacing him on the roster
Justin Steele is out with a left hamstring injury, Ben Brown replacing  him on the roster
Nick Senzel breaks his thumb
JT Brubaker traded to the Yankees

Opening weekend standouts
Esteury Ruiz not starting
Abner Uribe getting all the saves
José Alvarado getting rocked
Cavan Biggio playing all the games
J.D. Davis looking comfortable in Oakland
Jose Siri is well on his way to his 30-stolen base goal

FAAB considerations
Power – Miguel Sanó, Nick Martini, Jared Walsh, Rowdy Tellez
Speed – Jorge Mateo, Braden Shewmake
Opportunity – Oswaldo Cabrera, Cavan Biggio, Ryan Noda, Blaze Alexander, Jared Triolo
Wins/Strikeouts – Tanner Houck, Casey Mize, Alec Marsh, Jared Jones, Jakob Junis
Ratios – Jonathan Loáisiga, Brock Stewart, John Brebbia
Saves – Chad Green, Kevin Ginkel, Jason Foley
Wild Card – Connor Joe, Edward Olivares, Nick Pratto

Kevin’s Final Thoughts

Adam Howe

Adam resides in Indianapolis after spending the better part of a decade in Oakland, CA and growing up in Massachusetts. He co-hosts the On The Wire podcast with Kevin Hasting, analyzing your weekly FAAB options before your bid deadlines every Sunday.

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