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Rounding Third: Week 6 Primer

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).

Week 6 Primer

We'll dispense with the preamble this week, and jump right into the schedule.

Week 6 Noteworthy Schedules

The Reds and Red Sox get together to reprise the 1975 World Series, where I'm sure we'll get many replays of the famous home run from that series, Tony Perez going deep off of Bill Lee, right? Ok, maybe we'll see Carlton Fisk's Game 6 home run too, but I prefer to see highlights from the winning team. Anyhow, they'll play just two games on Tuesday and Wednesday, giving them five games apiece for the week. The timing is really good for the Reds, with Tony Cingrani going on the DL and both Billy Hamilton and Jay Bruce nursing day-to-day injuries. Because of the two off-days and a subsequent off-day next Monday, the Reds don't need to find a fifth starter to replace Cingrani until Saturday, May 17. At that point, either Cingrani or Mat Latos might be ready, though I'm sufficiently nervous about Cingrani. Meanwhile, the

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