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Join Adam Howe (@EightyGrade) and Kevin Hasting (@HastingKevin) every Sunday with insights and updates on how to use your fantasy baseball FAAB before your bid deadlines hit. 

Adam Howe, Kevin Hasting


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    88 - Throwing Heat w/ Paul Sporer

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2022 68:15


    On The Wire - Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Paul Sporer to talk about ranking the remaining free agent SP class Sign up in advance for the 2023 On The Wire Listener Leagues here. Discussions: Hunter Renfroe to LAA - 6:19 Pirates' bats worth watching - 14:58 Considering free agent status while rankings - 26:06 Ace Tier - 33:50 King Tier - 41:11 Queen Tier - 44:55 Jack Tier - 49:02 Joker + "How To Player Poker" card Tier - 53:53 Kevin's Final Words - 1:01:35 Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Paul Sporer | Fangraphs | Twitch Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    87 - Some Like It Hot w/ Sean Roberts

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2022 75:44


    On The Wire - Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Sean Roberts to talk about some possible landing spots for the game's biggest free agent hitters Sign up in advance for the 2023 On The Wire Listener Leagues here. Discussions: Nolan Jones to Colorado - 6:09 Seattle active early - 10:22 Gio Urshela on the move again - 17:02 Xavier Edwards and Elieser Hernandez find new teams - 23:00 Non-Tender results - 27:40 Sean's free agent prediction article process - 34:54 Willson Contreras to St. Louis? - 43:20 Dansby Swanson to the Angels? / Xander Bogaerts to Atlanta? - 45:39 Carlos Correa and Brandon Drury to Arizona? - 51:34 José Abreu to San Diego / Josh Bell to the Mets? - 56:39 Brandon Nimmo to Minnesota? / Joey Gallo to Milwaukee? / Andrew Benintendi to Houston? - 1:02:22 Kevin's Final Thought - 1:09:10 Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Sean Roberts | MLB Free Agent Predictions via PitcherList.com Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    86 - Gladiator Match w/ Ryan Venancio

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2022 78:34


    On The Wire - Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Ryan Venancio to talk about some similar looking pitcher Steamer projections going into the 2023 season. Sign up in advance for the 2023 On The Wire Listener Leagues here. Discussions: Low key bats changing teams - 4:03 Will the Blue Jays trade a catcher? - 8:56 In The Cut Fantasy - 13:32 Introducing the Gladiator - 17:38 Similar pitchers according to 2023 Steamer Projections Sandy Alcantara vs Luis Castillo - 32:50 Alek Manoah vs Triston McKenzie - 41:51 Lucas Giolito vs Jon Gray - 51:34 Dustin May vs Tylor Megill and David Peterson - 58:14 Kevin's Final Thought - 1:10:15 Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Ryan Venancio | In The Cut Fantasy Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    85 - Steamed Hams

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 83:56


    On The Wire - Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting break down some interesting hitter comparisons in the 2023 Steamer projections Sign up in advance for the 2023 On The Wire Listener Leagues here. Discussions: Kevin's FPAZ experience - 2:25 Catcher comparison: Sean Murphy vs Willson Contreras - 22:19 First Base comparison: Joey Mesesa vs Cristian Walker - 28:26 Second Base comparison: Ozzie Albies vs Gleyber Torres - 34:39 Third Base comparison: Gunnar Henderson vs Ryan McMahon - 45:29 Shortstop comparison: Tim Anderson vs Nico Hoerner - 56:55 Outfield comparison: Corbin Carrol vs Jake Fraley - 1:04:51 Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Featured: Steamer Projections Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    84 - Burn Notice w/ Carlos Marcano

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2022 95:25


    On The Wire - Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Carlos Marcano to talk about players that burned us in 2022 and who might be their equivalent in early 2023 drafts. Sign up in advance for the 2023 On The Wire Listener Leagues here. Discussions: Expected NPB transfers - 5:20 Non-tender candidates - 13:31 Trusting the beat writers - 21:03 Hitters that burned us in 2022 and those who might in 2023 - 31:29 Pitchers that burned us in 2022 and those who might in 2023 - 1:06:02 Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Carlos Marcano | Fantasy Baseball Beat via Triple Play Fantasy | Pitcher List | Baseball Prospectus Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    83 - 2023 Variants w/ Christopher Weber

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2022 90:25


    On The Wire - Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Christopher Weber to talk about players that could breakout in 2023 the same way we saw specific players do it in 2022. Sign up in advance for the 2023 On The Wire Listener Leagues here. Discussions: Weight of coaching shake ups - 7:41 Angels' possible promotions - 13:22 Free agent relievers that could find closer jobs - 17:41 Expectations of late round draft picks - 23:37 2023 Version of 2022 Brandon Drury - 36:09 2023 Version of 2022 Michael Harris II - 47:43 2023 Version of 2022 Spencer Strider - 58:08 2023 Version of 2022 Matt Carpenter - 1:07:30 2023 Version of 2022 Ryan Helsley - 1:16:47 Kevin's Final Thoughts - 1:23:52 Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Christopher Weber | In The Deep Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hold The Line w/ Russell Arm Chair Roto

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2022 72:38


    On The Wire - Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Russell (Arm Chair Roto) to talk Draft and Holds, projections, and more We hit on a couple pieces of news of the week, as well as looking at drafting draft and hold leagues and how the strategy involved may differ from other formats of fantasy baseball.   Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Russell | Arm Chair Roto Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+

    81 - Now Try The Best w/ Derek Rhoads

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2022 58:09


    On The Wire - Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Derek Rhoads to talk Best Balls We hit on a couple pieces of news of the week, as well as looking at drafting Best Balls and how it may differ from other formats of fantasy baseball.   Yankees' Future Closer - 5:39    Confidence in Young Contracts - 9:52   Why Best Balls? - 15:00 Compartmentalized drafting - 19:20 Overall best ball strategy - 23:55 Best ball player evaluations - 31:05 Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Derek Rhoads | Simply The Best Ball Sheet | Baseball Prospectus | SLARF (Earth) |  Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+

    OTW 81 - Now Try The Best w/ Derek Rhoads

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2022 56:10


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Derek Rhoads to talk Best Balls We hit on a couple pieces of news of the week, as well as looking at drafting Best Balls and how it may differ from other formats of fantasy baseball.  Yankees' Future Closer - 5:39    Confidence in Young Contracts - 9:52   Why Best Balls? - 15:00Compartmentalized drafting - 19:20Overall best ball strategy - 23:55Best ball player evaluations - 31:05 Hosts: Adam Howe  | Kevin Hasting Guest: Derek Rhoads | Simply The Best Ball Sheet | Baseball Prospectus |  SLARF (Earth) |  Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 80 - A 2022 Clip Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2022 89:49


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting just want to say "thank you" for listening all season. Today's episode is full of clips from just a handful of episodes from the 2022 season that highlight the amazing community we have within the fantasy baseball community.  Hosts: Adam Howe  | Kevin Hasting Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 79 - Final Countdown w/ Dennis Timko

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2022 77:40


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Dennis Timko to break down the final FAAB run of the 2022 season. We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as looking talking to Dennis about his success in the On The Wire Listener Leagues this season.  Players discussed: Tony Gonsolin, Joey Wendle, Avisaíl García, Jesús Sánchez, Matt Carpenter, Juan Yepez, Sam Huff, Harold Castro, Michael Lorenzen, Aaron Civale, Nathan Eovaldi, Rich Hill, Davis Martin, Dean Kremer, Manuel Rodríguez, Scott Effross, Francisco Álvarez Hosts: Adam Howe  | Kevin Hasting Guest: Dennis Timko | SLARF (Earth) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 78 - Not Tricks, Allusions w/ Todd Whitestone

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2022 72:08


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Todd Whitestone to break down the 25th FAAB run of the 2022 season. We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as looking at the FAAB trends Todd has noticed in the NFBC Main Event through the 2022 season. Players discussed: Miguel Andújar, Bobby Dalbec, Jarred Kelenic, Aristides Aquino, Will Brennan, Gabriel Arias, Ezequiel Tovar, Whit Merrifield, Garrett Cleavinger, William Contreras, Spencer Strider, Bryce Elder, Dermis Garcia, Carlos Santana, Kyle Farmer, Akil Baddoo, Nate Eaton, Raimel Tapia, Edward Olivares, Zach McKinstry, Rodolfo Castro, Luis Severino, Bailey Ober, Cody Morris, Michael Lorenzen, Hayden Wesneski, Braxton Garrett, Jonathan Heasley, Matt Manning, Graham Ashcraft, Eric Lauer, Tyler Glasnow, Evan Phillips, Chris Martin, Domingo Acevedo, Kyle Bradish Hosts: Adam Howe  | Kevin Hasting Guest: Todd Whitestone | Pullhitter Podcast | Pullhitter.com Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 77 - More Than Yogurt w/ Michael Richards

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2022 89:08


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Michael Richards to break down the 24th FAAB run of the 2022 season. We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as looking at how Michael's been able to be so successful in TGFBI this season.  Players discussed: Luis Rengifo, Drew Jameson, Zack Wheeler, Jordan Groshans, Ozzie Albies, Vaughn Grissom, Hunter Brown, Elvis Andrus, Eugenio Suárez, Davis Martin, Albert Pujols, Aristides Aquino, Bubba Thompson, Mike Yastrzemski, Ryan McMahon, Wade Miley, Drew Smyly, Bailey Ober, Dillon Tate, Jon Gray, Domingo Acevedo, José Leclerc, Grayson Rodriguez, Edward Olivares Hosts: Adam Howe  | Kevin Hasting Guest: Michael Richards | The Call Up via Triple Play Fantasy | Fantrax Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 76 - Four To Go w/ Britton Allan

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2022 102:58


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Britton Allan to break down the 23rd FAAB run of the 2022 season. We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as looking at how the new MLB rule changes may impact our 2023 drafts.  Players discussed: Taylor Walls, Josh Jung, Miguel Andújar, Keibert Ruiz, Gabriel Moreno, Max Muncy, Nick Pratto, Victor Robles, Alex Call, Ozzie Albies, Alec Burleson, Matt Vientos, AJ Pollock, Cal Raleigh, Andrew Velazquez, Terrance Gore, Elvis Andrus, Michael Chavis, Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Hunter Brown, Luis Patiño, Glenn Otto, Dane Dunning, Sam Hentges, A.J. Puk, Dillon Tate, Dylan Floro, Harrison Bader, TJ Friedl Hosts: Adam Howe  | Kevin Hasting Guest: Britton Allan | 3 is a Magic Number | Triple Play Fantasy Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 75 - More Mouths To Feed

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2022 91:20


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting break down the 22nd FAAB run of the 2022 season. We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as giving a shout out to the current leaders of the five OTW Listener Leagues.  Players discussed: Zack Wheeler, Carlos Carrasco, David Peterson, Alex Wood, Aaron Civale, Zach Plesac, Spencer Torkelson, Triston Casas, Corbin Carroll, Gunnar Henderson, Hunter Brown, DL Hall, Andrew Benintendi, Aaron Hicks, Tyler Mahle, Keston Hiura, Michael Toglia, Randal Grichuk, Spencer Steer, Bryson Stott, Joey Wendle, Brandon Marsh, TJ Friedl, Jace Peterson, Garrett Mitchell, José Quintana, Bailey Falter, Brad Hand, Taylor Rogers, Jason Adam, Jimmy Herget, Josh Hader, Nick Pratto, Wander Franco Hosts: Adam Howe  | Kevin Hasting Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 74 - Thinking Ahead w/ Chris Welsh

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2022 83:07


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Chris Welsh to break down the 21st FAAB run of the 2022 season. We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as looking for the impactful call up options coming up this September. Players discussed: Bailey Falter, Clarke Schmidt, Spencer Strider, Darick Hall, Cade Cavalli, Gunnar Henderson, Corbin Carroll, Triston Casas, Grayson Rodriguez, Josh Jung, Albert Pujols, Shea Langeliers, Bubba Thompson, Jake McCarthy, Franchy Cordero, Jo Adell, Jonathan Heasley, Tommy Henry, JP Sears, Matt Strahm, Jonathan Hernández, Nick Martinez Hosts: Adam Howe  | Kevin Hasting Guest: Chris Welsh | In This League | Prospect One | Fantasy Pros' Leading Off Podcast Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 73 - Two For The Money w/ Todd Zola

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2022 93:40


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Todd Zola to break down the 20th FAAB run of the 2022 season.We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as focusing on the risks and rewards of focusing attention on two-start pitchers at different points in the season. Players discussed: Craig Kimbrel, Eduardo Rodriguez, Oswaldo Cabrera, Roansy Contreras, Shea Langeliers, Brett Baty, Kyle Stowers, Matt Strahm, Wander Franco, Manuel Margot, Bryan Hoeing, Josh Hader, Mike Moustakas. Lars Nootbaar, Lewin Díaz, Oscar Gonzalez, Sam Haggerty, Greg Allen, Wynton Bernard, Stone Garrett, Zach McKinstry, JT Brubaker, Rich Hill, David Peterson, Ross Stripling, Carl Edwards Jr.  Erik Swanson, Mark Leiter Jr., Sean Newcomb, Kyle Finnegan, Seranthony Domínguez, David Robertson, Scott Effross, Corbin Carroll Hosts: Adam Howe  | Kevin Hasting Guest: Todd Zola | Mastersball | Rotowire Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 72 - Other People's Work

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2022 107:21


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Lee Keller of the This Week in Fantasy Baseball podcast to break down the Nineteenth FAAB run of the 2022 season.We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as focusing on what sort of advice, analysis, and reference points you should be looking at when the season is so far along.  Players discussed: Dustin May, Alex Kirilloff, Vaughn Grissom, DL Hall, Ha-Seong Kim, Jurickson Profar, Joey Wendle, Joey Gallo, Franmil Reyes, Tyler Naquin, Trayce Thompson, Daniel Vogelbach, Jake McCarthy, Jake Fraley, Adam Frazier, Luke Williams, Nicky Lopez, Darick Hall, Bryson Stott, Kyle Gibson, Nick Lodolo, José Quintana, Aaron Civale, Mitch Keller, Scott Effross, Andrés Muñoz, Rowan Wick, Mark Melancon, Wander Franco, Emmanuel Rivera, Mark Vientos Hosts: Adam Howe  | Kevin Hasting Guest: Lee Keller | This Week in Fantasy Baseball  Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 71 - Roster Crunch w/ Jason Martinez

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2022 126:23


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Jason Martinez of Roster Resource to break down the eighteenth FAAB run of the 2022 season, specifically breaking down the roster crunches that hapopened thanks in part to the eventful MLB trade deadline that passed this past Tuesday.We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as focusing on how Jason manages to keep up with everything across baseball to keep Roster Resource as one of the most up-to-date reference pieces around.  Players discussed: Mark Melancon, Ian Kennedy, Yoshi Tsutsugo, Tucupita Marcano, Bubba Thompson, Michael Massey, Franmil Reyes, Hunter Gaddis, Jean Segura, Thairo Estrada, Robbie Grossman, Austin Meadows, Brett Phillips, Austin Hays, Eric Hosmer, Reese McGuire, Max Castillo, Joey Gallo, Trevor Rosenthal, Jorge López, Félix Bautista, David Robertson, Mychal Givens, Rowan Wick, J.D. Davis, Luke Voit, Lane Thomas, C.J. Abrams, Nick Gordon Get 10% off your first month of therapy on us! - BetterHelp.com/pitcherlist Hosts: Adam Howe  | Kevin Hasting Guest: Jason Martinez | Roster Resource | Fangraphs Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 70 - Throwing Trade w/ Pete Ball

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2022 103:56


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe is joined by special guest Pete Ball to break down the seventeenth FAAB run of the 2022 season, providing recommendations of players to look for on your league's wire and who could fill the holes on your roster. We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as focusing on managing your redraft and keeper leagues as the trade deadline approaches. Players discussed: Tyler Naquin, George Kirby, Trevor Rogers, Taylor Rogers, Zach McKinstry, David Peralta, Paul DeJong, Chad Pinder, Lewin Díaz, Miguel Rojas, Nicky Lopez, Ezequiel Duran, Jake Lamb, Corbin Carroll, Leody Taveras, Drew Smyly, Matt Manning, Joe Jiménez, Spenser Watkins, A.J. Puk, Dany Jiménez, C.J. Abrams, Xander BogaertsGet 10% off your first month of therapy on us! - BetterHelp.com/pitcherlist Hosts: Adam Howe  | Kevin Hasting Guest: Pete Ball | Keep or Kut | Banning The Shift Impacts Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 69 - Done Eating w/ Alex Fast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2022 82:00


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Alex Fast to break down the sixteenth FAAB run of the 2022 season, providing recommendations of players to look for on your league's wire and who could fill the holes on your roster. We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as focusing on some surprises Alex has noticed through the 2022 season and what surprises may be in store for the second half. Players discussed: Jazz Chisholm Jr., Trevor Rosenthal, Roman Quinn, Dallas Keuchel, Kyle Lewis, Tyler Mahle, Harrison Bader, Yasmani Grandal, Daniel Vogelbach, JJ Bleday, Nick Pratto, Martín Pérez, Tarik Skubal, Tony Gonsolin, Aaron Ashby, Mookie Betts, Austin Slater, Ramón Urías, Jean Segura, Jorge Mateo, Joey Wendle, Hunter Dozier, Cal Quantrill, Braxton Garrett, Kutter Crawford, Jake Odorizzi, Jakob Junis, Dylan Lee, Andrés Muñoz, Dylan Coleman, Félix Bautista, Salvador Perez, Nick Lodolo, DL Hall, Luis Patiño Hosts: Adam Howe  | Kevin Hasting Guest: Alex Fast | Nick and Alex Baseball Show | On The Corner Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com | Join PL+Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    History Lesson w/ Jake Halusker

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 17, 2022 79:14


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Jake Halusker to break down the fifteenth FAAB run of the 2022 season, providing recommendations of players to look for on your league's wire and who could fill the holes on your roster.  We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as focusing on what Jake learned from his 2019 NFBC Auction overall championship and how's it's impacted his strategy ever since. Players discussed: Jon Berti, Max Meyer, Domingo Germán, Frank Schwindel, Luis Patiño, Jakob Junis, Evan Longoria, Lars Nootbaar, Esteury Ruiz, Ji-Man Choi, Carlos Santana, Matt Carpenter, Jonathan Davis, Skye Bolt, Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Elvis Andrus, Albert Pujols, Garrett Hill, Braxton Garrett, Kyle Freeland, Rony García, Matt Brash, Andrés Muñoz, Wil Crowe, A.J. Puk, Joe Jiménez, Mychal Givens, Kyle Finnegan, Alexis Díaz, Joe Barlow, Cody Morris Hosts: Adam Howe  | Kevin Hasting Guest: Jake Halusker | RotoSaurus | High Stakes Heat Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 67 - Going Bold Turkey w/ Van Burnett

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2022 88:03


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Van Burnett to break down the fifteenth FAAB run of the 2022 season, providing recommendations of players to look for on your league's wire and who could fill the holes on your roster.  We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as focusing on how to use the research you did in the offseason come midseason.  Players discussed: Christian Bethancourt, Edward Cabrera, Chris Sale, Tyler Mahle, Kyle Hendricks, Justin Steele, Nolan Jones, Joe Barlow, Brett Martin, Jose LeClerc, Dennis Santana, Jurakson Profar, C.J. Cron, Michael Chavis, Matt Carpenter, Roughned Odor, Aaron Hicks, Diego Castillo, Eric Haase, Glenn Otto, Reid Detmers, Mychal Givens, Brusdar Graterol, Brad Hand, Evan Phillips, Lance McCullers, Corbin Carroll Hosts: Adam Howe  | Kevin Hasting Guest: Van Burnett | Wins Above Fantasy | Van's 2022 Bold Predictions Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 66 - Breakfast Is Served w/ Chris Deary

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 103:40


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Chris Deary to break down the fourteenth FAAB run of the 2022 season, providing recommendations of players to look for on your league's wire and who could fill the holes on your roster.  We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as focusing on the Earth Fantasy Baseball Leagues and how Chris has been so successful in his first season participating.  Players discussed: Joey Wendle, Tyler Stephenson, Michael Pineda, Eduardo Rodriguez, Vinnie Pasquianto, Darik Hall, Jonathan Villar, Jordan Hicks, Matthew Liberatore, Brayan Bello, Brad Miller, Dan Vogelbach, Tyler Wade, Jake Meyers, Nicky Lopez, Victor Reyes, Dean Kremer, Paulo Espino, Eric Haase, Willi Castro, Michael Fulmer, Diego Castillo, Eli Morgan, Collin McHugh, Dylan Coleman, Anthony Bass, Miguel Vargas, Drew Smyly Hosts: Adam Howe  | Kevin Hasting Guest: Chris Deary | Pallazzo Podcast | Earth Fantasy Baseball Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 65 - Just The Two Of Us

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 68:31


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are going solo this week, breaking down the thirteenth FAAB run of the 2022 season, providing recommendations of players to look for on your league's wire and who could fill the holes on your roster. We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations.  Players discussed: Andrew Heaney, Justin Upton, Jonathan Villar, Edward Olivares, Salvador Perez, Josh Lowe, Lane Thomas, Eddie Rosario, Jarren Duran, Victor Reyes, Tommy La Stella, Cavan Biggio, Jonathan Heasley, José Quintana, Keegan Thompson, Colin McHugh, John Schreiber, Triston Casas, Jace Peterson, CJ Cron, Charlie Blackmon Get 10% off your first month of therapy on us! - BetterHelp.com/pitcherlist Hosts: Adam Howe  | Kevin Hasting Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 64 - Fatherly Advice w/ Ryan Bloomfield

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2022 70:21


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin hasting are joined by special guest Ryan Bloomfield to break down the twelfth FAAB run of the 2022 season, providing recommendations of players to look for on your league's wire and who could fill the holes on your roster.  We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as focusing on all the reasons everyone should consider going to First Pitch Arizona this November.  Players discussed: David Peterson, Kendall Graveman, Seranthony Dominguez, Brad Hand, Orlando Arcia, Alex Kiriloff, Riley Greene, Aledmys Díaz, Frank Schwindel, Josh Naylor, Nomar Mazara, Trevor Larnach, Jorge Alfaro, Ezequiel Duran, Jonathan Villar, Tyrone Taylor, Diego Castillo, Rich Hill, Jonathan Heasley, George Kirby, Tyler Wells, Luke Weaver, Jon Gray, Davis Martin, Matt Wisler, Michael Fulmer Hosts: Adam Howe  | Kevin Hasting Guest: Ryan Bloomfield | Baseball HQ | Bubba & The Bloom Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 63 - Now Trending w/ Jason Collette and Jake Maish

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2022 82:58


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Jake Maish (filling in for Kevin Hasting) are joined by special guest Jason Collette to break down the eleventh FAAB run of the 2022 season, providing recommendations of players to look for on your league's wire and who could fill the holes on your roster.  We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as focusing on trends worth watching as the 2022 season moves along.  Players discussed: Gabriel Moreno, Francisco Mejia, Andrew Vaughn, Jake Burger, Collin Poche, Jason Adams, Andrew Heaney, Jo Adell, Dylan Carlson, Franchy Cordero, Nico Hoerner, Jon Berti, Lane Thomas, Sam Huff, Kyle Gibson, Reid Detmers, Hunter Greene, David Peterson, Andre Pallante, Miguel Castro, Seranthony Dominguez, Jake Meyers, Bobby Dalbec Hosts: Adam Howe | Jake Maish | Kevin Hasting Guest: Jason Collette | Rotowire | Sleeper and the Bust Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    Staying Content w/ Torres

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 86:23


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Torres to break down the tenth FAAB run of the 2022 season, providing recommendations of players to look for on your league's wire and who could fill the holes on your roster.  We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as focusing on the benefit to creating fantasy baseball content, regardless of who it benefits.  Players discussed:Jean Segura, Ross Stripling, Grayson Rodriguez, Albert Almora Jr., Nomar Mazara, Jace Pederson, Matt Carpenter, Caleb Kilian, Braxton Garrett,Travis Swaggerty, Ramón Urías, Oscar Gonzalez, Seth Brown, Nick Gordon, Jon Berti, Nicky Lopez, Kyle Farmer, Keegan Thompson, Dane Dunning, Zach Eflin, José Quintana, Mike Minor, Alex Faedo, Edward Cabrera, Konnor Pilkington, Eli Morgan, Dominic Leone, Lou Trivino, Vinny Pasquantino, Riley Greene Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Torres Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 61 - Holiday Weekend w/ Mike Carter

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 58:43


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Mike Carter to break down the ninth FAAB run of the 2022 season, providing recommendations of players to look for on your league's wire and who could fill the holes on your roster.  We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as focusing on streaming hitters week to week while not getting too attached.  Players discussed: Oscar Gonzalez, Richie Palacios, Miguel Andújar, Matt Carpenter, Jake Woodford, Riley Greene, Joey Wendle, Jon Berti, Edwin Ríos, Tyler Wade, Matt Duffy, Michael Harris II, Dallas Keuchel, Adam Engel, William Contreras, Jose Siri, Christopher Morel, Nico Hoerner, Cal Quantrill, Daniel Lynch, Dylan Bundy, Dane Dunning, Dylan Coleman, Jalen Beeks, Rowan Wick, Ian Kennedy, Nick Lodolo, Tyrone Taylor Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Mike Carter | Fantrax | SP Streamer Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 60 - Noise Makers w/ Derek Carty

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 62:06


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Derek Carty to break down the eighth FAAB run of the 2022 season, providing recommendations of players to look for on your league's wire and who could fill the holes on your roster.  We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as focus on utilizing in-season player projection systems, especially as it pertains to Derek Carty's BAT and BAT X updated projections.  Players discussed: Nolan Gorman, Matthew Liberatore, David Peterson, Mitch Garver, Jonah Heim, Adley Rutschman, Chris Sale, Kole Calhoun, Colin Moran, TJ Friedl, Eli White, Roman Quinn, Kyle Farmer, Martín Pérez, Jakob Junis, Rich Hill, Aaron Civale, Brock Burke, Alex Vesia, Alexis Díaz, Tony Santillan, Josh Staumont, Michael Harris II, Drew Waters Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Derek Carty | Rotogrinders | Bat X Projections Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 59 - Stay On Track w/ Darik Buchar

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 56:00


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Darik Buchar to break down the seventh FAAB run of the 2022 season, providing recommendations of players to look for on your league's wire and who could fill the holes on your roster.  We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as focus on navigating the NFBC platform, especially as it pertains to making your FAAB bids.  Players discussed: Kyle Lewis, Robinson Cano, James McCann, Danny Jansen, Carlos Santana, Joey Wendle, Bryce Harper, Edwin Rios, Jeremy Peña, Christian Walker, Brad Miller, Josh Rojas, Edmundo Sosa, Josh Winder, Jeffrey Springs, J.P. Feyereisen, Clay Holmes, Félix Bautista Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Darik Buchar | National Fantasy Championships | High Stakes Fantasy Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 58 - Looking Ahead w/ Dave Swan

    Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2022 72:36


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Dave Swan to break down the sexth FAAB run of the 2022 season, providing recommendations of players to look for on your league's wire and who could fill the holes on your roster.  We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as focus on the risks and rewards of looking multiple weeks ahead when making your FAAB bids, not to mention on previewing what could end up being FAABapalooza/FAABageddon/FAABocolypse 2022.  Players discussed: Roman Quinn, Dany Jimenez, Rafael Montero, Matt Brash, George Kirby, Jarren Duran, Juan Yepez, Jose Miranda, Royce Lewis, Rowdy Tellez, MJ Melendez, Christian Walker, Franmil Reyes, David Peralta, Taylor Walls, Brett Phillips, Jordan Luplow, Kevin Smith, Kyle Farmer, Brad Keller, Jameson Taillon, Josh Winder, José Quintana, Kyle Bradish, Brady Singer, Glenn Otto, Domingo Acevedo, Matt Moore, Ryan Helsley, AJ Puk, Clay Holmes, Bryson Stott Go to birddogs.com and use promo code PITCHERLIST for a free Birddogs hat with your pair of Birddogs. Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Dave Swan | Pitcher List Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 57 - Thrifty Early w/ Todd Whitestone

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 75:33


    On The Wire -  Kevin Hasting is joined by special guest Todd Whitestone to break down the fifth FAAB run of the 2022 season, providing recommendations of players to look for on your league's wire and who could fill the holes on your roster.  We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as focus on overall FAAB budgeting and early season spending strategies. Todd's article from last October gives some insight into how teams that spend up early in FAAB fare in the final standings. Players discussed: Roman Quinn, Tom Murphy, Luis Torrens, Mike Moustakas, Franchy Cordero, Jaylin Davis, Daniel Vogelbach, Wilmer Flores, Joey Wendle, Tony Kemp, Kyle Isbel, Sheldon Neuse, Ha-Seong Kim, Chas McCormick, Didi Gregorious, Michael Chavis, David Fletcher, Drew Rasmussen, Bruce Zimmermann, Kyle Bradish, James Kaprielian, Michael King, Keegan Thompson, Ryan Tepera, Ryan Helsley, Matt Beaty, Matt Barnes, and Max Meyer. Go to birddogs.com and use promo code PITCHERLIST for a free Birddogs hat with your pair of Birddogs. Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Todd Whitestone | SPstreamer | Pull Hitter Pod Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 56 - Mustache Players w/ Chris Clegg

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2022 101:01


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe andKevin Hasting are joined by special guest Chris Clegg to break down the fourth FAAB run of the 2022 season, providing recommendations of players to look for on your league's wire and who could fill the holes on your roster.  We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as focus on prospects to hold, fold, or stash as the end of the first month of the season approaches. Players discussed: Glenn Otto, Spencer Howard, Roansy Contreras, Joc Pederson, Garrett Whitlock, Dany Jiménez, Andrew Vaughn, Vidal Bruján, Alec Bohm, Jesús Sánchez, Maikel Franco, Daniel Vogelbach, Thairo Estrada,  Nico Hoerner, Tony Kemp, Austin Hedges, Bailey Ober, Marco Gonzales, Bruce Zimmerman, Spencer Strider, Jordan Hicks, Joan Adon, Keegan Thompson,  Michael King, Jorge López, Matt Bush, Andrés Muñoz, Nolan Gorman, Jon Heasley, Grayson Rodriguez Go to birddogs.com and use promo code PITCHERLIST for a free Birddogs hat with your pair of Birddogs. Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Chris Clegg | Fantrax Toolshed | Fantrax | FantasyPros Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 55 - Early Bird Specials w/ Lucas Biery

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 17, 2022 73:41


    On The Wire -  Kevin Hasting is joined special guest Lucas Biery to break down the third FAAB run of the 2022 season, providing recommendations of players to look for on your league's wire and who could fill the holes on your roster.  We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as break down early season FAAB strategy. Players discussed: Hunter Harvey, Trevor Larnach, Raimel Tapia, Chad Pinder, Ji-Man Choi, Oscar Mercado, Alejandro Kirk, Elvis Andrus, Santiago Espinal, Garrett Cooper, Ramon Urias, Daniel Lynch, Dallas Keuchel, Spencer Strider, Tyler Anderson, Garrett Whitlock, Dylan Coleman Sign up for Trade coffee: drinktrade.com/pitcherlist Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Lucas Biery | Dr. Roto | LouCas Baseball  Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 54 - Talking Baseball w/ Lou Landers

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 10, 2022 59:57


    On The Wire -  Kevin Hasting is joined special guest Lou Landers to break down the second FAAB run of the 2022 season, providing recommendations of players to look for on your league's wire and who could fill the holes on your roster.  We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as break down early season FAAB strategy. Players discussed: Chris Sale, Michael Wacha, Rich Hill, Josh Lowe, Tyler Alexander, Taylor Rogers, Emilio Pagán, Seth Beer, Jeimer Candelario, CJ Abrams, Nick Madrigal, Jeff McNeill, Jurickson Profar, César Hernández, Carlos Hernández, José Quintana, Art Warren, Josh Staumont, Tony Santillan, Drew Steckenrider, Oneil Cruz, Nick Pratto. Enter Fantrax's Wander Franco give-a-way by visiting fantrax.com/pitcherlist Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Lou Landers | Dr. Roto | LouCas Baseball | Counting Stats Podcast Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 53 - Let The Games Begin

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2022 95:54


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting break down the first FAAB run of the 2022 season, providing recommendations of players to look for on your league's wire and who could fill the holes on your roster.  We hit on news of the week that may impact your FAAB considerations as well as break down early season FAAB strategy, including when to drop players drafted early in your drafts.  Players discussed: Josh Lowe, AJ Puk, Jordan Romano, Yimi Garcia, Tim Anderson, Josh Harrison, Dylan Floro, Anthony Bender, Anthony Bass, Reid Detmers, Craig Kimbrel, AJ Pollock, Andrew Vaughn, Edwin Rios, Blake Treinen, Colin Moran, Bobby Bradley, Paul DeJong, Mitch Garver, Brad Miller, Keston Hiura, Jorge Mateo, Michael A Taylor, Ha-Seong Kim, Jeremy Peña, Matt Vierling, Joey Wendle, Cesar Hernandez, Maikel Franco, Alcides Escobar, Matt Brash, Trevor Megill, Carlos Hernandez, Colin McHugh, Robert Stephenson Enter Fantrax's Wander Franco give-a-way by visiting fantrax.com/pitcherlist Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 52 - Working Late w/ In The Deep & Keep or Kut

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 27, 2022 123:23


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guests Christopher Weber and Jordan White of the In The Deep podcast along with Pete Ball and Chad Young of the Keep or Kut podcast as they create an annual tradition of mocking out a mini-team made up of only players currently going past ADP 350.  We draft three rosters made up of a catcher, a corner infielder, a middle infielder, an outfielder, two starting pitchers, and two relief pitchers in an effort to dive into late round options to keep an eye out for as you fill out your drafts.  Players discussed: MJ Melendez, Art Warren, Anthony Bender, Carlos Hernandez, Michael A. Taylor, Nick Senzel, J.D. Davis, Jeremy Peña, Darin Ruf, Ramón Urías, James Kaprielian, Jonathan Loáisiga, Roansy Contreras, Nate Pearson, Jorge Alfaro, Garrett Cooper, Tucker Barnhart, Bryson Stott, Pierce Johnson, Daniel Hudson, Nick Lodolo, Michael Lorenzen, Keston Hiura, Mitch Keller Enter Fantrax's Wander Franco give-a-way by visiting fantrax.com/pitcherlist Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guests: Jordan White | Christopher Weber | In The Deep Chad Young | Pete Ball | Keep or Kut Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 51 - More Than A Stream w/ Eno Sarris

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 20, 2022 51:39


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe is joined by special guest Eno Sarris of The Athletic to talk about what we're looking for in pitchers off the wire, when pitchers become more than just streamers, and what made the 2021 breakouts special.  In addition, we look at a couple possible free agent picks ups early in the 2022 season to predict who may be the best "watch list" options and Adam lives vicariously through Eno as he reminisces of the SF Bay Area beer scene. Players discussed: MJ Melendez, Madison Bumgarner, Tylor Megill, Colin McHugh, Nolan Gorman, Pete Fairbanks, JD Davis, David Peralta, Jeremy Pena, Tyler Beede, Tylor Megill, Spencer Howard, Matt Manning, Nate Pearson Enter Fantrax's Wander Franco give-a-way by visiting fantrax.com/pitcherlist Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Eno Sarris | The Athletic Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 50 - Predictive Measures w/ Jeff Erickson

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2022 49:29


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Jeff Erickson of Rotowire to talk about predicting playing time, adjusting projections, and analyzing depth charts In addition, we compare some player situations around the league that different sources aren't sold on compared to others.  Players discussed: Jarren Duran, Tylor Megill, Collin McHugh, Daniel Hudson, Roansy Contreras, Carlos Hernandez, Chas McCormick, Guillermo Heredia, Jamai Jones, Rougned Odor, Jorge Mateo, Ramon Urias, Joey Wendle, Matt Vierling, Spencer Torkelson, Michael Chavis, Yoshi Tsutsugo Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Jeff Erickson | Rotowire Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 49 - Market Research w/ Scott Bogman

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 6, 2022 76:09


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Scott Bogman of In This League to talk about league format preferences, doing your homework, and properly reading ADP.  In addition, we compare some big risers and fallers in drafts, comparing ADP from October/November to January/February drafts.  Players discussed: Trevor Rosenthal, Alek Thomas, Dan Straily, Christian Walker, Seth Beer, Robinson Cano, Elvis Andrus, Grayson Rodriguez, Paolo Espino, Didi Gregorius, Jurickson Profar, Pierce Johnson, Carlos Estevez, Jose Alvarado, Max Muncy, Nicky Lopez, Isaiah Kiner-Falefa, Adam Wainwright, Jose Urquidy, Cal Quantrill, Oneil Cruz, Seiya Suzuki, Eilias Diaz, Jon Gray, Steven Matz, Alex Cobb Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Scott Bogman | In This League Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 48 - Pitching Upstream w/ Michael Simione

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 27, 2022 63:47


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hastingare joined by special guest Michael Simione of SP Streamer to talk abut the art of streaming pitchers during the season, how it changes the way you draft, and what you're looking for in a potential streamer.  In addition, we play our new game - ASK - where we take a threesome of similar pitchers taken later in most drafts and choose to avoid, stream, or keep active each of them throughout the season.  Players discussed: Mike Moustakas, Yoshi Tsutsugo, Madison Bumgarnber, Willie Calhoun, Matt Manning, Cole Irving, Austin Gomber, Patrick Corbin, Steven Matz, Alex Cobb, Cal Quantrill, Josiah Gray, Casey Mize, Bailey Ober, Jameson Taillon, Eric Lauer, Carlos Carrasco, Elieser Hernandez, Zach Plesac, Adbert Alzolay, Taijun Walker, Kyle Gibson, Chris Flexen, Aaron Ashby, Cristian Javier, Andrew Heaney Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Michael Simione | SP Streamer Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 47 - Hitting Upstream w/ David Mendelson

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 20, 2022 81:13


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe is joined by special guest David Mendelson to talk abut the art of streaming hitters during the season, how it changes the way you draft, and what you're looking for in a potential streamer.  In addition, we play a new game - ASK - where we take a threesome of similar hitter and choose to avoid, stream, or keep active each of them throughout the season.  Players discussed: Yan Gomes, Tucker Barnhart, MJ Melendez, Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas, Jose Miranda, Cesar Hernandez, Nick Solak, Jose Barrero, Joc Pederson, Victor Robles, Josh Lowe, Ha-Seong Kim, Josh Harrison, Rougned Odor   Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: David Mendelson | Triple Play Fantasy | Fantrax | FantasyPros Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 46 - Guess Who? w/ Matt Williams

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 13, 2022 76:28


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe and Kevin Hasting are joined by special guest Matt Williams to discuss situations across the league that could open up playing time for patient bench players once the lockout is over and teams are able to make rumored moves. In addition, we discuss what assumptions are worth making when throwing darts later in the draft and everyone's Moving Targets of the week.  Players discussed: Mike Moustakas, Jeremy Peña, Tyrone Taylor, Matt Chapman, Matt Olsen, Josh Harrison, Tony Kemp, Chad Pinder, Seth Brown, Sonny Gray, Tyler Mahle, Luis Castillo, Hunter Greene, Nick Lodolo, Reiver Sanmartin, Wilson Conteras, Yan Gomes, Harold Ramirez, Jose Ramirez, Jeff McNeil, Dominic Smith, J.D. Davis, evin Newman, Yoshi Tsutsugo, O'Neill Cruz, Michael Chavis, Freedie Freeman, Orlando Arcia, Travis d'Arnaud Hosts: Adam Howe | Kevin Hasting Guest: Matt Williams | Turn Two Podcast | Rotofanatic | The Athletic | NBC Sports Edge Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 45 - Drafting By Volume w/ John Fish

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 6, 2022 96:12


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe (@EightyGrade) and Kevin Hasting (@HastingKevin) are joined by avid NFBC (@theNFBC) player John Fish (@PileOfDial) to discuss the ins and outs of volume drafting, transitioning between fantasy baseball formats, and managing over 40 leagues in season. Welcome John (2:15) Moving targets - Ian Kennedy, José Barrero, Ha-seong Kim, Jorge Mateo, Garrett Cooper (4:56) Volume drafting (18:22) Clarifying league types (21:34) Adjusting your draft strategy as you go (24:22) Should we be drafting early? (34:10) In season management (42:06) Diversification (48:18) Have Not Drafted List (53:25) Vladimir Guerreo Jr., Matt Olson, Jacob deGrom, Mike Trout, Starling Marte, Blake Treinen, Craig Kimbrel, Marcus Semien, Nicky Lopez, Cedric Mullins Kevin's Final Words (1:27:02) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 44 - You Might Be Just Projecting w/ Ariel Cohen

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 104:56


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe (@EightyGrade) and Kevin Hasting (@HastingKevin) are joined by Ariel Cohen (@ATCNY) to discuss his 2022 ATC player projections. Ariel can be heard regularly hosting the Beat The Shift Podcast (@beat_shift_pod) presented by RotoFanatic as well as writing regularly for Rotographs, Rotoballer, and CBS Fantasy.  Welcome Ariel (3:28) Moving targets (Yan Gomes, MJ Melendez, Anthony Bender, Seth Brown, Chad Green, Pierce Johnson, Tyler Wade (7:05) What is ATC (27:35) How closely to adhere to projections? (31:10) Measuring risk (35:48) Position eligibility vs production value (45:25) Position scarcity vs production value (51:08) Mailbag questions (57:18) ATC vs ADP Player Battles (1:07:51) DH - Franmil Reyes vs Nelson Cruz OF - JD Martinez vs Giancarlo Stanton 2B - Brandon Lowe vs Jorge Polanco 1B - Ryan Mountcastle vs Josh Bell CI - Bobby Dalbec vs Frank Schwindel Speed: Cedric Mullins vs Adalberto Mondesi vs Myles Straw 2B - Jazz Chisholm vs Tommy Edman vs Jonathan India Misc: Trent Grisham vs Ke'Bryan Hayes Kevin's Final Words (1:39:40) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 43 - Bonus Content w/ Nick Pollack

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 75:29


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe (@EightyGrade) is joined by Nick Pollack (@pitcherlist) in an impromptu discussion that ultimately revolves around the draft results of one of the On The Wire Listener Leagues (to join a future OTW League draft, shoot us a DM on Twitter (@OnTheWirePod). 12 team, 30 rounds, NFBC format, weekly FAAB. No time stamps needed for this one. Enjoy.  Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 42 - Strategery w/ Michael Govier

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 96:41


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe (@EightyGrade) and Kevin Hasting (@HastingKevin) are joined by Michael Govier (@mjgovier) to discuss common strategic draft practices and viabilities of each going into the 2022 season. Michael can be heard regularly on the Hey! It's Enrico Pallazzo! Fantasy Baseball Podcast (@PallazoPodcast) presented by RotoFanatic (@Roto_Fanatic), as well as the First Day Podcast and Cinema 9 Pod. Michael also contributed to the FTN Draft Guide.  Hey, we have an On The Wire Listener League! You should join. (2:21) Welcome Michael (5:28) Early drafting talk (11:34) Pocket Aces vs Heavy Hitters (22:31) Addressing Scarcity (37:18) Punting (48:33) All bullpen pitching staff (55:43) Streaming (1:01:48) Handcuffing (1:11:41) Stars and Scrubs (1:22:15) General Draft Strategy (1:29:19) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 41 - Trust The Process w/ Jeff Zimmerman and Tanner Bell

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 26, 2021 91:13


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe (@EightyGrade) and Kevin Hasting (@HastingKevin) are joined by Jeff Zimmerman (@jeffwzimmerman) and Tanner Bell (@smartfantasybb) to discuss their book The Process, projection analysis, and Mining the News. Jeff can be heard regularly on the Launch Angle Podcast (@LaunchAnglePod) and can be seen contributing to Rotographs, Rotowire, Baseball HQ while Tanner's work can be found over at his website SmartFantasyBaseball.com Welcome Jeff and Tanner (2:36) Tell us about The Process (4:20) Team Co-management (7:08) The Process 2022 updates (10:55) Changing player value based on your league activity (13:31) What is SGP (20:23) Where does success come from? (27:46) 2021 Projection accuracy (38:20) Projections vs ADP (42:54) How to use projections when drafting (46:33) Mining the News Player discussions (51:59) Joey Bart vs MJ Melendez (53:34) Bobby Bradley vs Max Muncy (57:31) Could Tucupita Marcano be the Pirates' opening day 2B? (1:02:28) Johan Camargo has a guaranteed contract (1:05:04) Bryson Stott vs Jeremy Peña (1:08:49) Matt Vierling vs Harold Ramirez (1:12:11) Ryan McMahon and the Colorado infield (1:15:48) Michael Lorenzen has a guaranteed rotation spot (1:20:08) Josh Staumont vs Scott Barlow (1:23:16) Handcuffing bullpen pieces (1:26:07) Kevin's Final Word (1:28:54) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 40 - Best On Earth w/ Dave McDonald

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2021 83:05


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe (@EightyGrade) and Kevin Hasting (@HastingKevin) are joined by Dave McDonald (@RunDMcD), cohost of the Friends with Fantasy Benefits fantasy baseball podcast (@FantasyBenefits) and the Rotosauraus High Stakes Heat podcast (@RotoSaurus) to discuss the world of high stakes fantasy baseball, his recent EARTH overall championship, and players going post 350 ADP that we expect to see a bump come March.  Welcome Dave (1:58) What is "High Stakes"? (3:28) Why draft in October/November? (11:54) What is EARTH? (15:53) Format influencing ADP? (27:48) Draft/Hold vs FAAB league risk plays (35:22) Prospects who should shoot up ADP (41:11) Relievers who should shoot up ADP (53:22) Free Agents who should shoot up ADP (1:04:32) Wild Cards who should shoot up ADP (1:10:36) Kevin's Final Word (1:17:37) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

    OTW 39 - Hitters Gunna Hit w/ Jorge Montanez

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2021 101:07


    On The Wire -  Adam Howe (@EightyGrade) and Kevin Hasting (@HastingKevin) are joined by Jorge Montanez (@Roto_Nino), contributor with NBC SportsEdge and Fantrax as well as the cohost of the Bases Loaded Fantasy Baseball Podcast (@BasesLoadedPod) to discuss the the hitter free agent market and what possible moves that should be considered when drafting your line up onto your fantasy team, especially in early drafts. Welcome Jorge (3:44) Important dates / CBA influence on signings (6:54) Holes left behind (9:27) Adjusting ranks based on assumptions? (13:58) Catchers (18:33) First base (26:03) Second base (30:11) Shortstop (37:52) Third base (49:31) Infielders (55:15) Corner outfield (1:08:42) Centerfield (1:20:44) Interesting outfield situations (1:25:16) Designated Hitter (1:29:59) Early draft advice and observations (1:35:46) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts | RSS Connect: Twitter | OnTheWirePod@gmail.com| Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our community: https://www.pitcherlist.com/plus

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