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Mailbag: Rivers' Milestones, Fantasy Football & Home Run Derby
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Q: Can’t wait for the season to start! Yeah Antonio Gates might break Tony Gonzalez’ record for a tight end, but are there any records our boy Philip might break? - Matt Leetch
Q: Which Charger would you take in the first round of a fantasy football draft? – John Nichols
Q: If the Chargers competed in the Home Run Derby (Monday night) at Petco Park, who would win it?– Alemy Olivera
A: No one because what Giancarlo Stanton did was unprecedented! But if it was a competition of just Chargers, my initial thought is D.J. Fluker. I’ve never seen him swing a baseball bat but, but if he made proper contact, he definitely has the power to hit it out of any part of the park. After thinking on it more, I’m going to have to go with Danny Woodhead, who has a case for the best overall athlete on the Bolts. A scratch golfer who also excelled on the hardwood averaging 26 points per game as a senior in high school, I think Woodhead checks all the boxes you’d need in a home run derby – superb hand-eye coordination, raw power and a competitive streak. Now if we are talking about a softball home run derby, then Jahleel Addae may have a case. Check out him crushing a home run earlier this week: Read