We say the same thing each and every year – there are more injuries this year than we’ve ever seen in past seasons. Three weeks in, we’ve probably heard it a dozen times already. I’m not sure as to whether or not the statement is actually true, but it sure feels like it, especially when you play in multiple leagues and are hit with them across the board. With every injury that hits your team, your heart sinks deeper and deeper.

When Ronald Acuna was removed from Sunday’s game and diagnosed with an abdominal strain, my heart sank even further than ever before. The pain was two-fold. Not only are we losing a top pick who was proving each and every day as to why he was a top pick, but any extended absence for him means we have to go to...