Oak's Corner: Spring News
Oak's Corner: Spring News

This article is part of our Oak's Corner series.

With less than two weeks until the season starts, we're now entering the part of spring training where injury news starts to matter, as it can affect a player's readiness for the start of the season, and stats start to matter for guys battling for jobs. Let's take a look at some of those situations and how they could affect all the big drafts coming up the next two weekends.

Marcus Stroman put some fear in his fans and fantasy owners with news that he was battling inflammation in his throwing shoulder early in the spring. That's not what you want to hear about a starting pitcher, and his draft stock began to tumble, which I saw first hand when he dropped to the 202nd pick in my Great Fantasy Baseball Invitational league. His ADP had been about 130 in early drafts but has now settled in at about pick 145 as the recent news has gotten better.

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Scott Jenstad
Scott Jenstad is a veteran of both NFBC and CDM fantasy games. He has won four NFBC Main Event league titles and finished twice in the Top 10 Overall. Scott is a hardcore fan of the San Francisco 49ers, Oakland A's and Golden State Warriors. Follow him on Twitter @ScottJenstad.
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