Oak's Corner: Overcoming the Injury Blues
Oak's Corner: Overcoming the Injury Blues

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

I wrote prior to the season about how important it was to not get too low in the bad parts of the season or too high in the good parts of the season, but boy have I been tested on that this week. With Robinson Cano's broken hand and drug suspension two days later on one of my NFBC Main Event teams and A.J. Pollock on the other one team that had started very well, this was a rough week. I know, no one wants to hear about your injury luck (by the way, my wife really doesn't want to hear about it if you're wondering), but this makes a good time to point out that the season is long, and you just have to find a way to manage through them. My chances at an overall prize took a huge shot with the Pollock injury, but I have also made a number of self-induced mistakes with my pitching that has hurt me just as much.

The injuries don't necessarily even out over the season, and while I may have hit a bad run early on, everyone is going to go through some bad injury stretches, especiall

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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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