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Oak's Corner: A Good Weekend for Encarnacion?

Scott Jenstad

Scott Jenstad is a veteran of both NFBC and CDM fantasy games. He has won three 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.

The Week That Was

  • Jeff Samardzija has been a frustrating pitcher to own the last two years, usually trading off between flashes of greatness and rough ratio-killing outings. This year has been no different as Shark currently sports a 5.26 ERA over his first eight starts. A look at some of his ratios finds a Samardzija who’s pitching as well as he ever has. His current strikeout rate of 10.7 K/9 easily would be the highest of his career and he has dropped his walk rate to a career-low of 1.7 BB/9. As for the ERA, he has been the victim of a .343 Babip and a 59.4 percent strand rate, which helps explain his impressive 3.12 FIP.

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