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The FTN Fantasy Baseball podcast has a season-long and best ball focus from MLB analysts Matthew Davis and Matt Kupferle.

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    Pitching Targets, FAAB & ROS with Phil Dussault

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 62:42

    Vlad Sedler (@rotogut) is joined by one of the world's best fantasy baseball managers and winner of the 2021 NFBC Main Event, Phil Dussault (@PhilDussault27). Vlad and Phil discuss draft and FAAB strategies, key preseason pitcher targets and play a game called 'Rest-of-Season'.Topics include:- Preseason SP targets and how they're doing- This Year's Robbie Ray- Phil's foray as a fantasy football content site owner- When to drop struggling hitters- Shane McClanahan a top-3 rest-of-season SP?Players mentioned:- Marcus Semien- Jordan Lyles- Brady Singer- Drew Rasmussen- Shane McClanahanPlease subscribe/rate/review

    Vlad's FAAB Therapy Session

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 59:49

    Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_) and Vlad Sedler (@RotoGut) recap the early part of the season. They also discuss starting pitchers that are currently on the IL along with a little FAAB therapy session for Vlad. Topics Include:- FTN heading to Chicago- SPs on the IL- Vlad's FAAB Therapy Players Mentioned- Jacob deGrom- Lance Lynn- Chris Sale- Jack Flaherty- Andrew Heaney- Anthony DeSclafani- plus many more!Link to Weekly Hitting Planner from Matthew Davishttps://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/at-mattywood/50862/fantasy-baseball-weekly-hitting-primerLink to Weekly Pitching Planner from Matt Kupferlehttps://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/mkupferle/50837/fantasy-baseball-weekly-pitching-primerFTNBets PROMOTION: https://www.ftnbets.com/- Current promotion for our monthly Diamond membership covering ALL sports for betting -- just $49.99 per month- Access to all betting picks for all sports including MLB, NFL, Golf, NBA & NHL playoffs - For MLB, you get access to FTN's Premium MLB Strikeout Model and Home Run Model Please subscribe/rate/review

    Impactful Offenses by Division - with Rob Silver

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 64:38

    Vlad Sedler (@rotogut) is joined by special guest, NFBC champ and analyst Rob Silver (@RobSilver) as they take a tour around each division. The duo discusses surprise team performances and fantasy breakouts on the young season. Topics Include:- The Blue Jays ready to unleash- The red hot Angels- Will the Braves and Phillies give the Mets a run for their money?- Tight race all season in the NL WestPlayers Mentioned:- Vladimir Guerrero Jr.- J.D. Martinez- Taylor Ward- Josh Naylor- Kyle Schwarber- Tyler Anderson- plus many more!link to House of Shlain: Fantasy Baseball Thoughts and Trends from Nick Shlainhttps://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/nickshlain/50562/house-of-shlain-fantasy-baseball-thoughts-and-trends-511link to Weekly Hitting Planner from Matthew Davishttps://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/at-mattywood/50342/fantasy-baseball-weekly-hitting-primerlink to Weekly Pitching Planner from Matt Kupferle https://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/mkupferle/50337/fantasy-baseball-weekly-pitching-primer

    Keeping Up with Fantasy Baseball

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 59:49

    Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_) and Vlad Sedler (@RotoGut) reunite to talk about the state of fantasy baseball. The duo dives into recent news, fantasy impacts and player analysis.Topics Include:- Recent News- Fantasy Impacts- Player Analysis- Rookies Arriving- Upcoming FAABPlayers Mentioned- San Francisco's offense- Joey Gallo- Miguel Sano- Jarred Kelenic- Josh Rojas- Sonny Gray- A's Bullpen- Astros' Bullpen- plus many more!Link to today's DFS article: "The Sweet Spot" David Joneshttps://www.ftndaily.com/articles/tenaciousd/50045/the-sweet-spot-mlb-dfs-plays-for-tuesday-53Link to Weekly Hitting Planner from Matthew Davishttps://www.ftnfantasy.com/mlbLink to Weekly Pitching Planner from Matt Kupferlehttps://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/mkupferle/49904/fantasy-baseball-weekly-pitching-primerPlease subscribe/rate/review

    FTN Fantasy Baseball Pod (Ep.17) - World's Best Hitter Ty France! with Scott Jenstad

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 73:09

    Vlad Sedler (@rotogut) and special guest Scott Jenstad (@scottjenstad) discuss baseball's hottest and coldest hitters in the month of April. Could Ty France finish the season as a top-5 1B? Will Dansby Swanson whiff at a 40% clip forever? They dive into some injury news and provide a sneak preview of Week 5 FAAB as well. Players Mentioned:- Ty France- C.J. Cron- Brendan Rodgers- Franmil Reyes- Dansby Swanson- Bruce Zimmermann- Daniel Lynch- Alex CobbPromo Code: FTN saves you 10% any package at www.ftnfantasy.com/pricing

    Early Season Frauds + The Closer Carousel

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 66:02

    Vlad Sedler (@rotogut) and special guest FTN baseball analyst Matt Kupferle (@MKupferle) review hitters off to hot starts we should be weary of and slow-starting hitters to hold. They also dive into some closer/relief pitcher talk and provide a super early look at Week 4 FAAB.Use Promo Code: "ROTOGUT" for 20% at https://www.FTNFantasy.com/pricingTopics Include:Hot-start hitters not to fall forCold hitters to not yet worry aboutAround-the-league injury newsBullpen shakeups and closers we can trustEarly look at Week 4 FAABPlayers Mentioned:Byron BuxtonJordan RomanoTaylor WardOwen MillerHector NerisPlease subscribe/rate/review. THANK YOU!

    Surviving Fantasy Baseball

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 64:21

    Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_) and Vlad Sedler (@RotoGut) discuss the start of the MLB season, talking the highs and lows. They also dive into players off to hot and cold starts and what their future could look like. Topics Include:- Hot Hitters- Potential COVID Impacts- Bullpens- Increased Velocity- Pitchers Off To Bad Starts- Making Mistakes- Upcoming FAABPlayers Mentioned- Steven Kwan- Ian Happ- Seiya Suzuki- Wander Franco- Byron Buxton- Shane Bieber- Julio Urias- plus many more!Please subscribe/rate/review

    News, Notes & Opening Day with Paul Sporer

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 67:01

    Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_) is joined by Paul Sporer (@sporer), talking recent news, setting lineups and Opening Day. They also discuss the impacts of the Week 1 schedule, start/sit conundrums for starting pitchers and their 2022 predictions. Topics Include:- News/Notes- Fantasy Impacts- Setting Lineups- Opening Day- 2022 PredictionsPlayers Mentioned- Jose Ramirez- Joshe Lowe- Austin Meadows- Ryan Pressly- Shohei Ohtani- Jon Gray- Dodgers' Rotation at Coors Field- plus many more!link to "Gut's Guys", Vlad Sedler's top player exposures for 2022https://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/RotoGut/48284/guts-guys-vlad-sedlers-top-player-exposures-for-fantasy-baseball-2022Please subscribe/rate/review

    ST News/Updates + NFBC Main Event recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 69:55

    The duo returns from Las Vegas after drafting their NFBC Main Event team(s). Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_) and Vlad Sedler (@RotoGut) catch up on spring training news and the potential fantasy impacts. They also dive into both of their NFBC Main Event teams, talking players and roster construction. Topics Include:- FTN Content- Spring Training News- Fantasy Impacts- Market Trends- NFBC Main Event draftsPlayers Mentioned- Brandon Woodruff- Bobby Witt Jr.- Kris Bryant- Dodgers' Bullpen- Luis Severino- Julio Rodriguez- plus many more!link to Vlad's annual "This Year's Yelich" article:https://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/RotoGut/47564/fantasy-baseball-2022-who-is-this-years-yelichPlease subscribe/rate/review

    MLB Transactions/Fantasy Impacts + NFBC Main Event weekend

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 74:20

    The duo is headed to Las Vegas for NFBC Main Event weekend! Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_) and Vlad Sedler (@RotoGut) catch up on MLB transactions, discussing free agent signings and trades along with the potential fantasy impacts. Topics Include:- FTN Content- MLB Free Agency- MLB Trades- Fantasy Impacts- Market Trends- NFBC Main Event weekend Players Mentioned- Trevor Story- Carlos Correa- Nick Castellanos- Kenley Jansen- Jorge Soler- Jonathan Villar- Tyler Anderson- Jacob deGrom- plus many more!link to Vlad's annual "This Year's Yelich" article:https://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/RotoGut/47564/fantasy-baseball-2022-who-is-this-years-yelichPlease subscribe/rate/review

    MLB Transactions + Fantasy Impacts

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 93:50

    Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_) and Vlad Sedler (@RotoGut) dive into all of the MLB transactions over the previous few days. They discuss free agent signings and trades along with the potential fantasy impact. Topics Include:- FTN Content- MLB Free Agency- MLB Trades- Fantasy Impacts- Market TrendsPlayers Mentioned- Matt Olson- Freddie Freeman- Kris Bryant- Kyle Schwarber- Eddie Rosario- Matt Chapman- Josh Donaldson- Nelson Cruz- Carlos Rodon- Clayton Kershaw- plus many more!If you haven't already, hop in on that Early Bird Special -- 20% off content for draft season and the entire regular season ($39.99) or the high stakes package for $74.99 (concierge service for your drafts and leagues)Link to Five Tool Draft Guidehttps://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/RotoGut/38039/welcome-to-ftns-2022-fantasy-baseball-draft-guidePlease subscribe/rate/review

    Starting Pitchers 50-100..and beyond!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 105:41

    Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_) and Vlad Sedler (@RotoGut) dig a bit deeper into starting pitchers, ranging from 50-100+. The duo dissects the position along with strategies from top to bottom, breaking them down one tier at a time. Topics Include:- FTN Content- SP Breakdowns- SP Tiers- SP StrategiesPlayers Mentioned- Jordan Montgomery- Luis Severino- Clayton Kershaw- Adam Wainwright- Tanner Houck- Triston McKenzie- Tarik Skubal- Mike Clevinger- Josiah Gray- Joe Ryan- plus many more!If you haven't already, hop in on that Early Bird Special -- 20% off content for draft season and the entire regular season ($39.99) or the high stakes package for $74.99 (concierge service for your drafts and leagues)Link to Five Tool Draft Guidehttps://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/RotoGut/38039/welcome-to-ftns-2022-fantasy-baseball-draft-guidePlease subscribe/rate/review

    Top 50 Starting Pitchers (the Riddler version?¿)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2022 80:21

    Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_) and Vlad Sedler (@RotoGut) dig into the top 50 starting pitchers, dissecting the position and strategies from top to bottom, breaking them down by tiers. Topics Include:- FTN Content- SP Breakdowns- SP Tiers- SP StrategiesPlayers Mentioned- Gerrit Cole- Corbin Burnes- Walker Buehler- Zack Wheeler- Jacob deGrom- Shane Bieber- Julio Urias- Luis Castillo- Blake Snell- Nathan Eovaldi- plus many more!If you haven't already, hop in on that Early Bird Special -- 20% off content for draft season and the entire regular season ($39.99) or the high stakes package for $74.99 (concierge service for your drafts and leagues)Link to Five Tool Draft Guidehttps://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/RotoGut/38039/welcome-to-ftns-2022-fantasy-baseball-draft-guideLink to Jake Kutchek's Prospect Vault (FREE) !https://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/TheSFGiantsGuy/46292/the-prospect-vault-fantasy-baseballs-top-100-prospects-of-2022Please subscribe/rate/review

    Vlad Interviews John Pausma

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2022 80:48

    Vlad Sedler (@RotoGut) sits down with NFBC's 2022 Hall of Fame inductee John Pausma (@jpausma). John is one the best fantasy baseball players in the industry, crushing every single format the NFBC offers. This episode is much more than just an interview as you get to hear stories from John along with his process throughout draft season. If you haven't already, hop in on that Early Bird Special -- 20% off content for draft season and the entire regular season ($39.99) or the high stakes package for $74.99 (concierge service for your drafts and leagues)Link to Five Tool Draft Guide(https://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/RotoGut/38039/welcome-to-ftns-2022-fantasy-baseball-draft-guide)Please subscribe/rate/review

    Outfield Strategies and Tiers

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2022 88:05

    Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_) and Vlad Sedler (@RotoGut) dig into the outfield, dissecting the position and strategies from top to bottom, breaking them down by tiers. Topics Include:- FTN content- Outfield Strategy- Outfield TiersPlayers Mentioned- Ronald Acuna Jr.- Luis Robert- Yordan Alvarez- Teoscar Hernandez- Nick Castellanos- George Springer- Randy Arozarena- Tommy Edman- Cody Bellinger- Austin Meadows- Myles Straw- plus many more!If you haven't already, hop in on that Early Bird Special -- 20% off content for draft season and the entire regular season ($39.99) or the high stakes package for $74.99 (concierge service for your drafts and leagues)Link to "beat mattywood" NFBC Online Championshiphttps://nfc.shgn.com/signup/baseball?for=0;1185,100,10335,60,1Link to Five Tool Draft Guide(https://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/RotoGut/38039/welcome-to-ftns-2022-fantasy-baseball-draft-guide)Please subscribe/rate/review

    Free Agency Predictions + Catcher Tiers

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2022 74:26

    Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_) and Vlad Sedler (@RotoGut) make their free agency predictions with their head and heart while making a brunch bet on who gets more correct. After that they dive into catcher tiers, dissecting the position and strategies from top to bottom. Topics Include:- FTN content- Free Agency Predictions- Catcher Tiers- Catcher StrategiesPlayers Mentioned- Salvador Perez- J.T. Realmuto- Will Smith- Daulton Varsho- Yasmani Grandal- Tyler Stephenson- Keibert Ruiz- plus many more!If you haven't already, hop in on that Early Bird Special -- 20% off content for draft season and the entire regular season ($39.99) or the high stakes package for $74.99 (concierge service for your drafts and leagues)Link to Five Tool Draft Guide(https://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/RotoGut/38039/welcome-to-ftns-2022-fantasy-baseball-draft-guide)Please subscribe/rate/review

    Ryan Bloomfield from Baseball HQ joins Vlad and Matthew

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2022 85:55

    Ryan Bloomfield (@RyanBHQ) joins Vlad Sedler (@RotoGut) and Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_) break down middle infield tiers while brushing up on their recent NFBC Draft Champions. Topics Include:- FTN content- #BloomBoards Trivia Game- Trea Turner vs. Fernando Tatis Jr.- Middle Infield TiersPlayers Mentioned- Trea Turner- Fernando Tatis Jr.- Tim Anderson- Trevor Story- Brandon Lowe- DJ LeMahieu- Jean Segura- Bobby Witt Jr.- Amed Rosario- Nick Madrigal - PLUS MORE!If you haven't already, hop in on that Early Bird Special -- 20% off content for draft season and the entire regular season ($39.99) or the high stakes package for $74.99 (concierge service for your drafts and leagues)Link to Five Tool Draft Guide(https://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/RotoGut/38039/welcome-to-ftns-2022-fantasy-baseball-draft-guide)

    NFBC Cutline + 1B/3B Tiers + BrocGuest Monster joins Vlad

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 66:21

    Vlad Sedler (@RotoGut) is joined with Broc Miller (@BrocNessMonster) talking NFBC Cutline along with dissecting First Base and Third Base Tiers.Topics Include:- FTN content- NFBC Cutline - 1B Tiers- 3B TiersIf you haven't already, hop in on that Early Bird Special -- 20% off content for draft season and the entire regular season ($39.99) or the high stakes package for $74.99 (concierge service for your drafts and leagues)Link to Five Tool Draft Guide(https://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/RotoGut/38039/welcome-to-ftns-2022-fantasy-baseball-draft-guide)

    Reviewing NFBC DCs + Closer Strategy + VDP Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 64:14

    Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_) and Vlad Sedler (@RotoGut) talk closer strategies, review their NFBC DCs and briefly preview Vlad's VDP. Topics Include:- FTN content- Closer Strategy- NFBC DC talk- VDP PreviewPlayers Mentioned- Emmanuel Clase- Giovanny Gallegos- Camilo Doval- BOS Bullpen- SD Bullpen- SEA Bullpen- Tanner RaineyIf you haven't already, hop in on that Early Bird Special -- 20% off content for draft season and the entire regular season ($39.99) or the high stakes package for $74.99 (concierge service for your drafts and leagues)Link to Five Tool Draft Guide(https://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/RotoGut/38039/welcome-to-ftns-2022-fantasy-baseball-draft-guide)

    $1,000 NFBC DC preview + KDS Preferences + Market Inefficiencies

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 85:30

    Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_) and Vlad Sedler (@RotoGut) turn up the heat, discussing all things fantasy baseball during the winter draft market.Topics Include:- FTN content- $1,000 NFBC Draft Champions - KDS preferences- Market InefficienciesPlayers Mentioned- Ian Happ- Adolis Garcia- Brandon Belt- A.J. Pollock- RP specs (rd11-14)- Alex Cobb- Steven Matz- Tarik SkubalIf you haven't already, hop in on that Early Bird Special -- 20% off content for draft season and the entire regular season ($39.99) or the high stakes package for $74.99 (concierge service for your drafts and leagues)Link to Five Tool Draft Guide(https://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/RotoGut/38039/welcome-to-ftns-2022-fantasy-baseball-draft-guide)

    Fantasy Baseball Prep During the Winter + Market Inefficiencies

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 69:11

    Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_) and Vlad Sedler (@RotoGut) get together for the first time, discussing all things fantasy baseball.Topics Include:- What to expect from FTN during preseason- Draft prepping process in the winter- Current ADP- Market InefficienciesPlayers Mentioned- Austin Riley- Jorge Polanco- Kevin Gausman- Chris Sale- Zac Gallen- Dylan CeaseIf you haven't already, hop in on that Early Bird Special -- 20% off content for draft season and the entire regular season ($39.99) or the high stakes package for $74.99 (concierge service for your drafts and leagues)Link to Five Tool Draft Guide(https://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/RotoGut/38039/welcome-to-ftns-2022-fantasy-baseball-draft-guide)

    E43: News + Innings Pitched Limits

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 52:04

    Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_), Broc Miller (@BrocNessMonster) and Matt Kupferle (@MKupferle) discuss recent news and rumors around the league along with pitchers who could be limited the remainder of the season due to innings pitched limits. The crew identifies certain teams/rotations and players that could be impacted by workload. Rotations Mentioned:AthleticsAstrosBrewersDodgersMarlinsPlayers Mentioned:Brandon WoodruffCorbin BurnesDylan CeaseFrankie MontasFreddy PeraltaJulio UriasLuis GarciaPablo LopezSean ManaeaTrevor Rogers+ more!

    E42: Trade Deadline Special

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 98:24

    Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_), Broc Miller (@BrocNessMonster) and Matt Kupferle (@MKupferle) discuss the upcoming trade deadline, covering every MLB team. The crew identifies which teams are potential buyers and sellers along with the fantasy impacts of each player mentioned. Players Mentioned:Anthony RizzoCraig KimbrelFreddie FreemanJavier BaezJoey GalloJon GrayJose BerriosKris BryantMax ScherzerNelson CruzRichard RodriguezRobbie GrossmanStarling MarteTrevor StoryTrey Mancini+ more!Please subscribe, rate and review

    Episode 41: The New All-Star Game!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 76:59

    The gentlemen are back discussing the latest news and notes, a weird closer carousel, and touch on the All-Star Game and it's new voting format. We wrap up with what have we learned, how to pivot for the second half, and any other learnings.Please don't forget to rate, review and subscribe to the podcast!

    Episode 40: Is Everyone Injured?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 55:38

    Matthew, Matt and Broc collect their thoughts on just a silly recent slew of injuries, play everyone's favorite game of buy-hold-sell, and, talk about everyone's favorite chips. For the record, Broc's conversation about banana chips do not count.How are we handling:***Bullpen situations like San Francisco, Minnesota and Cleveland?***Is Luis Garcia gonna stick?***What do we do with Luke Voit?***Is it about to be Brandon Lowe SZN?Please rate, review and subscribe to the pod!

    Episode 39: We're Baaaaaack

    Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2021 70:03

    After a brief hiatus, and before Broc the beast heads to Vegas for a 50 mile (or 50 kilomenter? or 100 mile?) race, Matty Davis, Broc and Kup spit some noise on current news and we play everyone's favorite game: Buy-Hold-Sell. We discuss a bunch of players, including:*Luis Castillo*Madison Bumgarner*John Means*Byron Buxton*Francisco Lindor*Alec BohmPlease listen and enjoy!

    Episode 37: News and Notes!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 68:35

    Matthew and Broc check up on a wild first week on fantasy baseball.

    Episode 36: Main Event Party, YEAR TWO!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2021 181:07

    We are back! This show is a remix of our first ever podcast, as Matthew hosts a variety of guests to kick of Main Event Draft season at the NFBC, including:1) Broc Miller and Matt Kupferle from Team FTN2) Ryan Bloomfield and Eno Sarris (from the top of a mountain)3) Paul Sporer and Pete Christensen4) Scott Jenstad and Derek Carty5) Dave Potts and Mike MassottoPlease listen and enjoy!Sign up for our 2021 MLB Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit! Welcome to the 2021 fantasy baseball draft guide, which features articles from Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_), Chris Meaney (@chrismeaney), Big John (@MLBMovingAvg), BrocNessMonster (@BrocNessMonster), and Matt Kupferle (@MKupferle). You’ll gain access to Matthew's detailed projections, see division previews, sleepers, busts, rankings, tiers, and fantasy baseball draft strategies for all leagues, with more added all the time as we cruise toward Opening Day. Use promo code "Baseball" for an extra 10% off! https://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/FTN/16067/2021-mlb-fantasy-baseball-draft-kit/Get in the game! If you love MLB Best Ball, now is your chance! No trades, no setting your lineup, just the most fun of the season -- DRAFTING! https://underdogfantasy.com/?utm_campaign=fadethenoise&shortlink=fadethenoise&pid=Partner&c=Fade%20The%20NoiseGet a discount at FTN Fantasy with Code “Baseball” https://www.ftndaily.com/pricingGet a discount at FTN Daily with Code “Baseball” https://www.ftnfantasy.com/pricingGet a discount at FTN Bets with Code “Baseball” https://www.ftnbets.com/pricingSubscribe to the FTN Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJFzJBE9bf3lPyE9WXz27qA

    Episode 35: Finding Late Round Beasts

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2021 95:22

    Fresh off a deep run in the Baseball Pods tournament, the boys are back to discuss a variety of news and notes, including:**Joey Votto diagnosed with COVID-19**Amir Garrett dealing with forearm soreness -- is Lucas Sims the arm to own?**How are we dealing with a limited Sixto Sanchez?**Cookie Carrasco and his sore elbow -- are we worried?**With Jonathan Hernandez dealing with a UCL sprain, is LeClerc the man?For the bulk of the show,the gents discuss how you need quasi-ace production from a pick in the 150s and the 350s. Who do we like?**Matthew: Marcus Stroman and Michael Kopech**Broc: Tejay Antone and Mike Foltyniewicz**Matt: Marco Gonzales and Trevor RogersSign up for our 2021 MLB Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit! Welcome to the 2021 fantasy baseball draft guide, which features articles from Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_), Chris Meaney (@chrismeaney), Big John (@MLBMovingAvg), BrocNessMonster (@BrocNessMonster), and Matt Kupferle (@MKupferle). You’ll gain access to Matthew's detailed projections, see division previews, sleepers, busts, rankings, tiers, and fantasy baseball draft strategies for all leagues, with more added all the time as we cruise toward Opening Day. Use promo code "Baseball" for an extra 10% off! https://www.ftnfantasy.com/articles/FTN/16067/2021-mlb-fantasy-baseball-draft-kit/Get in the game! If you love MLB Best Ball, now is your chance! No trades, no setting your lineup, just the most fun of the season -- DRAFTING! https://underdogfantasy.com/?utm_campaign=fadethenoise&shortlink=fadethenoise&pid=Partner&c=Fade%20The%20NoiseGet a discount at FTN Fantasy with Code “Baseball” https://www.ftndaily.com/pricingGet a discount at FTN Daily with Code “Baseball” https://www.ftnfantasy.com/pricingGet a discount at FTN Bets with Code “Baseball” https://www.ftnbets.com/pricingSubscribe to the FTN Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJFzJBE9bf3lPyE9WXz27qAPlease don't forget to rate, review and subscribe to the podcast! Thanks to all of our loyal listeners and voters!

    Episode 34: Speed Kills

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 68:25

    Broc and Matt try to tackle one of fantasy current conundrums: when do you buy in on base stealers? What's the right approach?The boys tackle fades (Adalberto Mondesi, Victor Robles), some guys they really are excited to draft (Keston Hiura, Byron Buxton) and try to make some sort of semblance on the Rockies thievery.As always, don't forget to rate, review and subscribe to the pod!

    Episode 33: Tag Team Back Again and Matty's Ranks

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2021 80:12

    Matty, Broc and Matt take a quick peek at the latest news and notes and then start to tackle the latest Tag Team draft including some very spicy team builds!Finally, we finish with Matty's projections and tiers that go live on the FTN website soon!Please rate, review and subscribe to the pod.

    Episode 32: Sink Your Battleship

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 118:02

    Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_) and Pete Christensen (@draftcheat) play a game of Sink Your Battleship. Matthew and Pete discuss players from rounds 2-6 in NFBC drafts that could potentially sink your season.• Bo Bichette• Adalberto Mondesi• Tim Anderson• Whit Merrifield• Josh Hader• Liam Hendriks• Javy Baez• Stephen Strasburg• Framber Valdez• Salvador Perez

    Episode 31: Gimme Dem Relief Pitchers

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2021 75:15

    Matthew, Broc and Matt dive into a slew of topics around relief pitchers, including:***Broc was really cold in California, so he was required to wear long sleeves.***The top tier group -- any fades or busts on the horizon? Would you invest draft capital in any of these arms? ***How early is too early to invest in this group?***How are we attacking this inconsistent market in general?***Who are some mid-tier arms we love?***Focusing on current chares: who pops?Please rate, review and subscribe to the podcast!

    Episode 30: Loading Up On Hitters

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2021 59:24

    Matt and Broc do their best to steer the ship with Matty needing to miss this episode. First, the boys run through:**Trevor Bauer to the Dodgers - can he crack the top-5 SP?**Marcell Ozuna returns to the Braves - who is impacted the most?**Elvis Andrus traded to the A's**Jonathan Villar reverses course and signs with the Mets**Does Jonathan Schoop provide sneaky value?Then, as starting pitching continues to rise, can a hitter-heavy early strategy work? What are the pivots? Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe to the podcast!

    Episode 29: And Then There Were Three

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2021 65:43

    Broc Miller (@brocnessmonster) joins the team for his first show, and we couldn't be more excited to welcome him to the FTN Network. Broc has enjoyed a storied career in the fantasy community and spits fire from the get-go.Today, Matty, Matt and Broc discuss:**New signings like Kolten Wong to the Brewers, and a pair of Twin moves.**With the players rejection of the MLB proposal, it looks like there's no DH.**What's the implication to teams, and which are the most affected offensively?**Should we ever fade Tommy Pham and if so, is Jayce Tingler really willing to take away at-bats from a guy that's been stabbed twice? Once by his own step-dad?**Should this, in turn, push up Jacob deGrom, Walker Buehler, and Aaron Nola further?**Listener questions!Please rate, review and subscribe to the pod!

    Episode 28: MLB high-stakes draft strategy with DraftCheat

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2021 107:15

    Matthew Davis (@_mattywood_) and Peter Christensen (@draftcheat) dive into the NFBC draft market, breaking down players while leaving you with bold takes.• Nolan Arenado + impact in STL• Eddie Rosario + impact in CLE• Investing in top-tier catchers• SP market• Building a staff starting in rd6• Players we are avoiding going inside the top-45• Predicting players going outside of top-150 that will go inside the top-75 in 2022

    Episode 27: Talkin' Strategy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2021 74:17

    Matthew and Matt are back and discuss a variety of topics, including:***Pocket aces and full house pitching strategy***Hitting pivots***When to take a closer***DJ LeMahieu versus Corey Seager***The boys are buying in on Brandon Lowe***A podcast addition!Please don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe to the pod!

    Episode 26: Busts and Bargains

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2021 73:10

    Matthew and Matt dive into the current draft trends as the new year has arrived, focusing on four players inside the top-100 to avoid and four players outside the top-200 they are targeting.BUSTS:*DJ Lemahieu (ADP 30)*Corbin Burnes (ADP 54)*Eugenio Suarez (ADP 88)*Ian Anderson (ADP 88)BARGAINS*Rowdy Tellez (ADP 255)*Elieser Hernandez (ADP 264)*Mark Canha (ADP 276)*Deivi Garcia (ADP 322)Please don't forget to rate, review and subscribe to the podcast!

    Episode 25: The Boys are Back

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2020 60:16

    Matthew and Matt are back in the mix, and they tackle their first podcast focused on the 2021 MLB season. This episode focuses on average draft position (ADP) and players that could see their current mark rise and/or fall by the time the heavy draft season rolls around.

    Episode 24: FAAB Week 10

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2020 35:55

    It's the last week of the regular season! Don't sleep on this week's bidding process, as it could win you your league!

    Episode 23: FAAB Week 9

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2020 33:22

    Matthew and Matt run through their latest installment of the FAAB weekly article, knowing that many owners are running out of bucks.Please rate, review and subscribe the podcast.

    Episode 22: Strategy with Alex Fast

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2020 61:29

    Alex Fast, 2019 FSWA Article of the Year and of Pitcher List fame, joins Matthew and Matt to discuss a ton of topics, including:*His first set of top-100 rankings*Checking your own hubris at the door*The CSW metric and how to utilize it*How does 2020 shape 2021?*What is going in with Matthew Boyd?Please rate, review and subscribe to the podcast!

    Episode 21: FAAB Week 8

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2020 39:56

    Matthew and Matt dive into Week 8 FAAB bidding, and there's only 3 weeks to go in the fantasy baseball season!

    Episode 20: It's Injured List SZN

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2020 46:06

    Post trade deadline, Matthew and Matt try and make sense of an insane rash of injuries, including:*Is Aaron Judge a cut?*Jose Altuve, in the midst of a poor 2020, leave early Wednesday.*The Twins get some reinforcements.*Dexter Fowler likely out for the season.And many more! Please rate, review and subscribe to the podcast.

    Episode 19: Strategy with Ariel Cohen

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2020 48:51

    Matthew and Matt kick off another strategy episode with Ariel Cohen, creator of the ATC Projections seen on FanGraphs and many other publications.Ariel sits down to talk:*The ATC Projection system including the ins and outs*His huge success in the NFBC Auction format*His experience in LABR and Tout Wars, including head-to-head formatsPlease give it a listen and rate, review and subscribe to the pod!

    Episode 18: FAAB Week 7

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2020 59:17

    Matthew and Matt tackle this week's FAAB bidding players to consider, keeping in mind there's only four weeks left!Topics include:*A full 30-team schedule, we hope!*Giants hitters are on fire and travel to Coors (albeit a short week)*Can we trust Brad Miller of the Cards?*The closer carousel continues to spin with Josh Staumont/Jesse Hahn, Diego Castillo, Rafael Dolis and more.Please don't forget to rate, review and subscribe to the podcast!

    Episode 17: The Trade Deadline Looms

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2020 41:56

    Matthew and Matt dive in to a host of mid-week topics amidst swirling postponements and COVID-19 still in the background, including:*Brad Miller crushing the ball*The Rays and their ever-changing bullpen* Will Tony Gonsolin finally get a shot with Walker Buehler hitting the IL?*Taijuan Walker traded to the Blue Jays and some other arms on the move?Please download, rate and review the podcast!

    Episode 16: Strategy with Jenny Butler

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2020 68:16

    Matthew and Matt sit down to talk shop with one of fantasy's best players, someone who has excelled both in the Main Event and Cutline events, Jenny Butler!Specifically, Jenny talks about:*Grabbing a Round One ace*Having the fortitude to draft Fernando Tatis*J.T. Realmuto SZN*Closer strategy*The cutline format, her success, and what makes it different*How she's thinking about players in 2021Please rate, review and subscribe to the pod!

    Episode 15: FAAB Week 6

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2020 76:12

    Matthew and Matt return to tickle your ears and discuss what is likely to be a massive week in Free Agent Acquisition Bidding (FAAB). Topics, besides Matthew's terrifying cough, include:*Prospect SZN (Joey Bart, Tarik Skubal, Sixto Sanchez, Casey Mize, Triston McKenzie)*Landmines in two-steps?*Some massive reliever arms available like Josh Staumont and Gregory Soto*How much do we spend on Jake Cronenworth in #SlamDiego?Please rate, review and subscribe to the pod!

    Episode 14: Matthew Is A Dad and It's Prospect SZN

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2020 35:40

    Matthew comes back after having a beautiful baby and we sort through a number of topics, including:*Mets with two COVID-19 positive tests.*Cardinals struggles on their return.*A plethora of Yankee injuries.*The Astros are hammered their own roster problems.*Prospects are arriving, including Keibert Ruiz, Tarik Skubal and Casey Mize, Brendan Rodgers and Joey Bart.Please rate, review and subscribe to the podcast!

    Episode 13: Strategy with Bryan Vogel

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2020 45:36

    Matt is joined by one of the best players in high stakes fantasy baseball, Bryan Vogel!Bryan owns a third place overall finish in the Online Championship (2018) - a league he was winning nearly all year. Bryan has numerous league championships and top finishes and he shares his thoughts on:*Draft Prep starting in September -- 9 months before the season starts! The Premature Draft sets the table.*Avoid closer volatility.*Shy away from first-round pitchers.*Listener questions.Please rate, subscribe, and review to the pod!

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