Diamond Cuts: Who Is the Injury Guy Avoiding?
Diamond Cuts: Who Is the Injury Guy Avoiding?

This article is part of our Fantasy Baseball Injury Report series.


During my most recent visit with Rotowire's Chris Liss and Jeff Erickson on Sirius XM Fantasy Radio, the duo asked me if all the injury information packed away in my brain effects my drafting decisions. My answer is an emphatic yes. When I hear a player's name my first thought isn't the number of home runs they have hit or what their WHIP was last season, I visualize their number of recent rips to the disabled list or how many times they have visited Dr. James Andrews. It's a blessing and a curse. For example, I missed out on Josh Hamilton's MVP season because his injury-riddle 2009 scared me off. However I haven't touched Grady Sizemore since 2009 and haven't had to deal with that headache.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Jeff Stotts
Jeff Stotts works as a Certified Athletic Trainer (MAT, ATC, PES, CES). He won the 2011 Best Fantasy Football Article in Print from the Fantasy Sports Trade Association.
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