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Rounding Third: One Crazy Hour

Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson is a co-founder of and the only two-time winner of Baseball Writer of the Year from the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. He roots for the Reds, Bengals, Red Wings, Pacers and Northwestern University (the real NU).

One Crazy Hour

This was already going to be a pretty interesting FAAB week following "Gausmas," Kevin Gausman's major league debut. But then in the matter of about an hour things really blew up for those of us having some spare FAAB dollars in our pocket to bid Sunday night. To wit:

- Michael Wacha was a late scratch from his Triple-A start, in anticipation of a probable major league callup.
- Ian Kennedy was scratched with a finger laceration, and the Diamondbacks announced that Tyler Skaggs would start in his place during Monday's doubleheader.
- Jim Johnson blew his fourth save in five chances Sunday, giving up four runs on four hits and a walk.
- Joel Peralta put out a minor fire in the ninth inning with two strikeouts, albeit in a non-save situation.
- Bryce Harper was lifted for a pinch-runner after aggravating his knee injury. Afterward, manager Davey Johnson said that Harper would miss a couple of games.
- Chris Perez aggrav

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