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The RotoWire baseball staff covers fantasy baseball year round, including draft prep, strategy, and much more! Hosts include: Jeff Erickson, Derek VanRiper, Clay Link, James Anderson, Scott Jenstad, Todd Zola, and Tim Heaney! Intro Song: "Not Too Old" by Lawr Michaels from the album 'Downward Facin…

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    FAAB Review with Vlad Sedler

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2021 77:21

    Scott Jenstad welcomes special guest, Vlad Sedler of FantasyGuru.com, and they break down the week in FAAB, preview Week 11 and talk about many notable players, including Cedric Mullins, Ian Happ, DJ Lemahieu and many more. Follow  us on Twitter: @ScottJenstad I @RotoGut I @RotoWire

    Two-Start Pitchers (Week of June 7, 2021)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2021 51:55

    Drew Smyly 2Nick Pivetta 3 (Todd 4)Martin Perez 2Adbert Alzolay 4Sonny Gray 4 (Todd 5)Shane Bieber 5Antonio Senzatela 0 (Todd 1)Dylan Cease 4 (Todd 3)Matt Boyd 3Framber Valdez 4Ervin Santana 0Kris Bubic 3Tony Gonsolin 4 (Todd 3)Pablo Lopez 5Elieser Hernandez 3 (Todd 4) *Very Tentative*Randy Dobnak 1 (Todd 0)Chris Bassitt 5JT Brubaker 2 (Todd 3)Alex Wood 4Carlos Martinez 1 (Todd 3)Robbie Ray 3Jon Lester 0

    Seige The Day

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 62:40

    I. News & NotesAlek Manoah struggles in Wednesday's startSean Manaea dominatesJarred Kelenic strugglesInjury to Kyle LewisFernando Tatis could return ThursdayII. Cardinals TalkJack Flaherty's injury and how devastating it is to the CardsSkeptical about Alex Reyes keeping the closer jobNot a Tyler O'Neill guyIII. About The SeigeLegal backgroundHow he got it into the industryWhat he's doing for EliteHis "guys"Formula One talk

    Dynasty Debates With Ian Kahn

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 53:33

    OutliersIan HigherJacob deGrom (20 spots higher)Tim Anderson (15 spots higher)Kyle Lewis (61 spots higher)James HigherVladimir Guerrero Jr. (9 spots higher)Ozzie Albies (13 spots higher)CJ Abrams (14 spots higher)Gleyber Torres (20 spots higher)Brennen Davis (59 spots higher)Alek Manoah (62 spots higher)Plus, the guys discuss what to do if you’re rostering struggling players such as Luis Castillo and Keston Hiura, how to maximize the trade value of a top starting pitcher and which injured hitters rebuilding teams should be targeting.

    What's Right With the Cubs?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2021 56:20

    Javy Baez & Kris Bryant's hot starts, and what they are fetching in trade talksAdalberto Mondesi hurt againGiancarlo Stanton & Gleyber Torres out of Tuesday's lineupJohnny Cueto good againLogan Gilbert slowly improvingDavid Price getting another bullpen startMarlins updates - Sixto Sanchez, Jazz Chisholm

    Manoah Madness!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2021 82:53

    Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss all the wild Alek Manoah bids in FAAB this week (and talk all the other players added too!), wrap up the weekend of baseball and take a look ahead at Week 10.  Follow us on Twitter: @Jeff_Erickson I @ScottJenstad I @RotoWire

    Two-start Pitchers (Week of May 31, 2021)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2021 58:20

    Merrill Kelly 2Matt Peacock 0Drew Smyly 2Tucker Davidson 0Jorge Lopez 0Garrett Richards 3Nick Pivetta 3 (Todd 2)Kyle Hendricks 4Trevor Williams 2 (Todd 1)Sonny Gray 4 (Todd 5)Tyler Mahle 4 (Todd 3)German Marquez 2Carlos Rodon 5Dylan Cease 4 (Todd 5)Jose Urena 0Jose Urquidy 4Luis Garcia 4 (Todd 3)Mike Minor 4Brady Singer 3 (Todd 2)Trevor Bauer 5Pablo Lopez 5Corbin Burnes 5Jose Berrios 4Michael Pineda 4 (Todd 3)Marcus Stroman 4Jordan Montgomery 3 (Todd 2)James Kaprielian 2Vince Velasquez 3 (Todd 2)Wil Crowe 0Tyler Anderson 3Joe Musgrove 5Logan Gilbert 1Johnny Cueto 3 (Todd 2)Jack Flaherty 5Rich Hill 4Tyler Glasnow 5Dane Dunning 1Stephen Strasburg 5 (Todd 4)Joe Ross 0

    Benched With Bubba-Cast

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 57:51

    I. InjuriesHow to deal with the everyday deluge.Luke VoitMarcell OzunaRyan PresslyLance McCullersNoah SyndergaardII. Second Chance DraftIII. San Francisco GiantsIs Kevin Gausman an ace now?Is Rogers the closer over McGee?How legit is Brandon Crawford? Can Buster Posey make it through a full season?Are there any reinforcements on the way?What's the play this year - are they ahead of schedule and does that change their plan?

    Alek Manoah, Dynasty Ranks Preview & More!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 73:34

    Alek Manoah expectations.Preview of James' Dynasty Rankings (major-leaguers only, subject to change):Ronald AcunaFernando TatisJuan SotoVladimir GuerreroMike TroutTrea TurnerMookie BettsCody BellingerBo BichetteJose RamirezBryce HarperShohei OhtaniOzzie AlbiesXander BogaertsCorey SeagerChristian YelichRafael DeversAlex BregmanAaron JudgeManny MachadoEloy JimenezGerrit ColeLuis RobertShane BieberTrevor BauerFreddie FreemanCorbin BurnesTrent GrishamJacob deGromBrandon WoodruffLucas GiolitoKyle TuckerWalker BuehlerTyler GlasnowRandy ArozarenaGleyber TorresTim AndersonAaron NolaJack FlahertyTrevor StoryNolan ArenadoPete AlonsoAustin MeadowsYordan AlvarezNick CastellanosSandy AlcantaraFrancisco LindorByron BuxtonGavin LuxAustin RileyRamon LaureanoJazz ChisholmKris BryantAndrew VaughnYoan MoncadaMichael ConfortoMatt OlsonDylan CarlsonClayton KershawWill SmithAnthony RendonJulio UriasIan AndersonPablo LopezJ.T. RealmutoMax MuncyJoey GalloCarlos CorreaMarcell OzunaGeorge SpringerYu DarvishTeoscar HernandezTrevor RogersJesse WinkerJoe MusgroveKevin GausmanAlex VerdugoLuis CastilloAdalberto MondesiKe'Bryan HayesAlex KirilloffKetel MarteJose AltuveJared WalshRyan McMahonTrey ManciniLance LynnMax ScherzerWhit MerrifieldDansby SwansonBrandon LoweFranmil ReyesRhys HoskinsZac GallenMax FriedLance McCullersTyler MahleHyun-Jin RyuJose BerriosZack WheelerJosh HaderZach PlesacLuis SeverinoNoah SyndergaardMatt ChapmanEugenio SuarezMike SorokaJesus LuzardoAnthony RizzoJ.D. MartinezMarcus SemienMark CanhaJavier BaezJo AdellLuke VoitAdolis GarciaMichael KopechDominic SmithDustin MayTommy EdmanWillson ContrerasKyle HendricksIan HappChris TaylorJake CronenworthMitch HanigerJohn MeansCarlos RodonFreddy PeraltaSal PerezKyle SchwarberDJ LeMahieuKeston HiuraLourdes GurrielJose AbreuStarling MarteStephen StrasburgGiancarlo StantonJordan MontgomerySonny GrayTony GonsolinFramber ValdezPaul GoldschmidtAroldis ChapmanCarson KellyDylan BundyMike ClevingerLiam HendriksNate LoweGio UrshelaEdwin DiazJames KarinchakVictor RoblesWil MyersChris SaleAaron CivaleEduardo RodriguezJoey WendleAnthony SantanderGerman MarquezBlake SnellKenta MaedaJeff McNeilChris PaddackAndrew BenintendiClint FrazierAlec BohmDinelson LametCarlos CarrascoJose UrquidyRyan WeathersJeimer CandelarioKyle LewisAlejandro KirkBrady SingerLuis PatinoYermin MercedesMiguel SanoJ.D. DavisWilly AdamesJustin TurnerBryan ReynoldsYusei KikuchiCavan BiggioJosh DonaldsonMike MoustakasNick SolakYasmani GrandalMatt BarnesCasey MizeSean MurphyZack GreinkeRaisel IglesiasAlex ReyesBuster PoseyEric HosmerBrandon NimmoMike YastrzemskiCarlos SantanaBrandon Belt

    Rookie Call-Ups, Rookie Struggles

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 66:18

    Bryce Harper to the ILAdalberto Mondesi returnsJacob deGrom returnsKyle Gibson to the ILZach Plesac to IL hurting his thumb while ripping his shirt offAlex Manoah's upcoming debutProjecting mid-season draft valuesFinding a trade for Blake Snell

    FAAB, Injuries and a Week 9 Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2021 82:26

    Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad wrap up another great weekend of baseball, talking all the FAAB bidding, injuries and some great and poor performances. They detail all the major names in free agency this week and also talk about a number of players, including Austin Riley, Matt Chapman, Zack Wheeler and many, many more. Follow us on Twitter: @Jeff_Erickson I @ScottJenstad I @RotoWire

    Two-Start Pitchers (Week of May 24, 2021)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2021 63:50

    Two-start pitchers for the week of May 24, 2021 (0-5 scale):Riley Smith 0Charlie Morton 4John Means 5Dean Kremer 0Jake Arrieta 3 (Todd 2)Wade Miley 2 (Todd 1)Sam Hentges 0Aaron Civale 5Austin Gomber 0 (Todd 2)Kyle Freeland 0 Lance Lynn 5Lucas Giolito 5Spencer Turnbull 4Tarik Skubal 2 (Todd 1)Brad Keller 2 (Todd 1)Clayton Kershaw 5Trevor Rogers 5 (Todd 4)Sandy Alcantara 5 (Todd 4)Brandon Woodruff 5Corbin Burnes 5David Peterson 1 (Todd 2)Jacob deGrom 5Corey Kluber 4 (Todd 5)Frankie Montas 3Cole Irvin 2 (Todd 3)Zach Eflin 4 (Todd 5)Trevor Cahill 0Blake Snell 5 (Todd 3)Joe Musgrove 5Justin Dunn 2 (Todd 3)Kevin Gausman 5Kwang Hyun Kim 3 (Todd 2)Ryan Yarbrough 2 (Todd 3)Ross Stripling 0Steven Matz 0 (Todd 1)Max Scherzer 5

    Send Me An Angel

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2021 54:15

    I. NewsCorey Kluber's no-hitterLucas Giolito bounces back against the TwinsFernando Tatis Jr. bounces back from the COVID ILII. AngelsMike Trout's calf injuryShohei Ohtani's velocityWhen do we see Jo Adell and Brandon Marsh?Rotation TalkIII. About JockHow did he get started?What type of leagues/formats does he prefer?What was his plan in the Tout Wars Draft & Hold League?

    Luis Barrera Gets Call, Others Deserving

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 51:02

    Luis Barrera gets the callProspects Ready For A Promotion:Triple-A:All the Rays hitters (Wander Franco, Vidal Brujan, Josh Lowe, Taylor Walls)Jarren DuranAlek ManoahJesus SanchezJackson KowarChris GittensDouble-ASimeon Woods RichardsonTriston CasasMichael BuschDL HallAlek ThomasHunter GreeneRoansy ContrerasHigh-AJulio RodriguezGeorge KirbyNick GonzalesGrayson RodriguezLiover PegueroRonny MauricioOswald PerazaLow-ALuis MatosPete Crow-ArmstrongRobert HassellGunnar HendersonFrancisco AlvarezHeriberto HernandezGilberto JimenezJordan Walker

    Preparing for Monday Surprises

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 55:52

    After Monday's slew of injury news before games last night, do we need to restructure our rosters to better prepare for bad news? Fred Zinkie and Jeff Erickson explore that issue and more this week.

    Week 8 Preview / Talking FAAB & Struggling Starting Pitchers

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 83:09

    Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss all the baseball action over the weekend, focusing on some struggling starting pitchers, and also break down another week in the FAAB market. Follow us on Twitter: @Jeff_Erickson I @ScottJenstad I @RotoWire

    Two-Start Pitchers (Week of May 17, 2021)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2021 62:12

    Matt Peacock 0Max Fried 4Charlie Morton 3Matt Harvey 1 (0)Eduardo Rodriguez 3 (Todd 4)Adbert Alzolay 3.5 (Todd 3)Zach Davies 2 (Todd 1)Sonny Gray 5Luis Castillo 2 (Todd 3)Sam Hentges 0Dallas Keuchel 3 (Todd 2)Casey Mize 4Jose Urquidy 4 if he does (probably doesn’t)Shohei Ohtani 5 -- I’m starting him as a hitterAlex Cobb 2 (Todd 3)Julio Urias 5Cody Poteet 1J.A. Happ 2 (Todd 3)Michael Pineda 3Taijuan Walker 4Gerrit Cole 5Jameson Taillon 2 (Todd 3)James Kaprielian 1Zack Wheeler 5JT Brubaker 3Yu Darvish 5Justin Dunn 2Logan Webb 3 (Todd 1)Anthony DeSclafani 4Ryan Yarbrough 3Jordan Lyles 1 (Todd 0)Mike Foltynewicz 1Hyun-Jin Ryu 5Jon Lester 2Patrick Corbin 3

    RotoWire Barometer & Phillies Talk With Erik Halterman

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2021 56:47

    Kelenic/Gilbert call-upsZac GallenJose UrquidyAdalberto MondesiRising/Falling StocksDiving Into the PhilliesKBO Coverage

    Logan Gilbert on Kelenic's Heels?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2021 52:08

    Jarred KelenicLogan Gilbert being “seriously considered” for Friday’s start, per the Seattle Times.Confirmation bias:Corbin Carroll - Headed for the top 10Nick Gonzales - Bat looks explosiveAngel Martinez - Grab him in all dynasty formatsChris Gittens - The Most Terrifying Hitter at Triple-AIt looks like I was too low:Vidal Brujan - 100% HR/FB rateJesus Sanchez - Stash candidateEstevan Florial - Is it *finally* clicking?

    Kelenic Coming, deGrom Down

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 66:23

    Jarred Kelenic appears to be getting the call on Thursday, so Fred Zinkie and Jeff Erickson discussed that move and his potential trade cost/value, depending on which side of that coin you are on. We also discuss Jacob deGrom's trip to the IL, some closer talk, the A's stadium power play and more!

    Week 7 Preview / FAAB Breakdown

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2021 80:33

    Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad wrap up all the action from the weekend of baseball, including a busy FAAB week, another slew of injuries and hot starts by Randal Grichuk, Matt Barnes and Alex Reyes; and much, much more! Follow us on Twitter: @Jeff_Erickson I @ScottJenstad I @RotoWire.

    Two-Start Pitchers (Week of May 10, 2021)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2021 63:26

    Projected two-start options for the week of May 10, 2021 (0-5 scale):Luke Weaver 1 (Todd 0)Madison Bumgarner 4 Max Fried 3 (Todd 2)John Means 4Jorge Lopez 0Martin Perez 1Nathan Eovaldi 3 (Todd 4)Adbert Alozlay 2 (Todd 3)Jeff Hoffman 1 (Todd 0)Sonny Gray 4Shane Bieber 5Antonio Senzatela 0Jon Gray 0Dylan Cease 3Casey Mize 2Lance McCullers 4Luis Garcia 2 (Todd 3)Brady Singer 4Trevor Bauer 5Daniel Castano 0Pablo Lopez 4Freddy Peralta 4J.A. Happ 4Jordan Montgomery 3Chase Anderson 0Mitch Keller 1JT Brubaker 3 (Todd 4)Ryan Weathers 1 (Todd 0)Aaron Sanchez 3Kwang Hyun Kim 3Ryan Yarbrough 3Kyle Gibson 4Robbie Ray 3Erick Fedde 1 (Todd 2)

    A BrocNessMonster Sighting

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2021 70:29

    John MeansHow often do you pay up for aces in DFS? How often do you go with two aces?Albert PujolsInjury Notes - George Springer, Anthony Rendon, the injury climate generallyDodger TherapyWhat games is Broc playing in DFS and why?

    Notable Minor-League Assignments

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 50:54

    Noteworthy Minor-League AssignmentsVotes Of ConfidenceBobby Witt - Double-ACJ Abrams - Double-AAlek Manoah - Triple-AMax Meyer - Double-AMatt Allan - High-AQuinn Priester - High-ATravis Swaggerty - Triple-ALuisangel Acuna - Low-ABrayan Rocchio - High-AMasyn Winn - Low-AFrancisco Morales - Double-AKeoni Cavaco - Low-ABenyamin Bailey - Low-AAaron Bracho - High-AMatthew Liberatore - Triple-AAngel Martinez - Low-AJake Vogel - Low-ATucupita Marcano - Triple-ABo Naylor - Double-AHunter Greene - Double-AAlexander Mojica - Low-AJordan Walker - Low-AJi-wan Bae - Double-ASergio Campana - Low-AGabriel Arias - Triple-AColin Barber - High-ABrayan Buelvas - Low-AEvan Carter - Low-AYohendrick Pinango - Low-ASoft LandingsJulio Rodriguez - High-ASpencer Torkelson - High-AAdley Rutschman - Double-AJJ Bleday - Double-AHeliot Ramos - Double-AGeorge Kirby - High-ASimeon Woods Richardson - Double-AGrayson Rodriguez - High-ADL Hall - Double-AJackson Rutledge - High-AJordyn Adams - High-AHeriberto Hernandez - Low-AFrancisco Alvarez - Low-ALuis Medina - High-AHeston Kjerstad - Low-AWill Wilson - High-AMisael Urbina - Extended spring trainingKameron Misner - High-ASeth Johnson - Low-AJordan Nwogu - Low-AAlexander Canario - Low-ABryson Stott - High-AAaron Sabato - Low-A Diego Cartaya - Extended spring trainingOsleivis Basabe - Extended spring trainingMiguel Vargas - High-ANick Swiney - Low-AAdam Hall - High-ACole Wilcox - Low-AJulio Carreras - Extended spring trainingIan Seymour - Extended spring trainingMissing In ActionBrennen Davis - Head injuryJasson Dominguez - Extended Spring TrainingKristian Robinson - BahamasHedbert Perez - Extended Spring TrainingJosh Jung - Foot injuryRoyce Lewis - ACLBrandon Marsh - Shoulder injuryEthan Hankins - Elbow injuryAlexander Vizcaino - Sore armConnor Seabold - Elbow inflammationJeremy De La Rosa - Extended Spring TrainingJeremy Pena - Wrist injuryKohl Franklin - Extended Spring TrainingGreg Jones - Quad injuryJairo Solis - Elbow surgery

    Trade Season Begins

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 64:53

    LABR trade between Fred & JeffWhen do you start trading?Blue Jays talk, with an emphasis on George Springer & Cavan BiggioWhat's wrong with Francisco Lindor?What's a good "buy-low" price for Lindor?Mets fire their hitting coachesJacob de From scratched from Tuesday's startTyler Anderson's excellent startStreamers for this week - Shane McClanahan, Daniel Lynch, Nick Pivetta, Martin Perez.

    It's Week Six and Everyone is Hurt!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 88:25

    Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad recap the weekend in baseball including another busy week of FAAB, a rash of injuries to big name players and players who are surging or struggling. Follow us on Twitter:  @Jeff_Erickson I @ScottJenstad I @RotoWire.

    Two-Start Pitchers (Week of May 3, 2021)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 65:16

    Two-start pitcher grades for the week of May 3, 2021:Luke Weaver 3Huascar Ynoa 3Dean Kremer 0Nick Pivetta 3Kyle Hendricks 4Aaron Civale 4Cal Quantrill 2.5German Marquez 3 (Todd 2)Casey Mize 1Zack Greinke 5Jakob Junis 2 (Todd 1)Mike Minor 3Shohei Ohtani 3 (Todd 4)Walker Buehler 5Nick Neidert 0Eric Lauer 1 (Zola 2)Kenta Maeda 4J.A. Happ 4Jacob deGrom 5Joey Lucchesi 0 (Todd 1)Domingo German 2 (Todd 3)Frankie Montas 2Cole Irvin 2Matt Moore 0Aaron Nola 5Tyler Anderson 0Chris Paddack 3Justin Dunn 3Aaron Sanchez 2Adam Wainwright 3 (Todd 4)Kwang Hyun Kim 3Michael Wacha 3Dane Dunning 2 (Todd 3)Kyle Gibson 3 (Todd 4)Steven Matz 3Joe Ross 0

    Streaming Starting Pitching Tips

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 60:22

    We spend a lot of time discussing streaming on this episode, but we start off with news and notes:Bryce HarperIllness Issues Abound - Robert, Alvarez, BurnesHyun-Jin RyuMatt OlsonSP Streamer DiscussionWhat does Michael look for first when diving into a slateI've asserted that it's easier to stream this year, but Michael's experience draft has been the opposite and tells us whyHow to avoid getting GomberedWhat's wrong with Kenta Maeda?What's right with Jakob Junis?What's the likelihood of Patrick Corbin turning it around?Impressions from Shane McClanahan and Yusei Kikuchi

    Shane McClanahan gets call for Rays

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 65:07

    Should we have bid more on Pavin Smith in MAIN? Does it matter, since we got Kyle Higashioka?Smith has been leading off for over a week, looks pretty goodAlex Kirilloff batting fifth against righties, ninth against his first lefty Wednesday — has started six straight.Clay’s boy, Shane McClanahan starting Thursday against the A’s.The buzz surrounding Pedro Leon is mounting...How much longer can Cleveland wait on Bobby Bradley, and to a lesser extent, Daniel Johnson?Arizona somehow has by far the best wRC+ (155) in the majors against LHP, so this is another big test for Ryan Weathers.Jazz Chisholm to the IL, probably would have graduated with two more games.Cale Loken wants to know what our prediction is for Jazz in startup dynasty drafts next offseasonJoel Steen wants a breakdown of Marco Luciano, whom he just acquired in a tradeDan Corrado: Any catcher targets/strategies in dynasty? What are we doing with Plesac — when’s the next dynasty update?Michael Patrick: Is it time for a rebuilder to give up on Willy Adames, Clint Frazier, or Nick Senzel and give the roster spots to players with more upside? J.Mac also wanted to know what to do with Senzel…The Ulysses Sect: Lux/Jazz/Solak ROS and long term?Patrick: Could we see Tristan Casas in Boston this year?Toolsy: Baddoo or Jarren Duran ROS?Jason Jablonski - Sell on Rogers/Antone?

    Tough April Decisions

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 59:52

    Did you stream Austin Gomber? Joe Ross last week? How tough is it to stream right now?Cubs & Brewers injuries decimating their respective lineups.Yadi Molina to the IL.What to do with the following strugglers?- Ian Happ- Clint Frazier- Andrew Vaughn- Amir Garrett- Alex ColomeFun outing from Shohei OhtaniJazz Chisholm

    Week 5 FAAB, Injury Talk, Braves Struggling Offense

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2021 83:25

    Week 5 Schedule NotesFAAB Pickups - Weathers, Staumont, Kirilloff, Gomber, Tyler O'Neill, Deivi Garcia, Alex WoodInjury News & NotesBumgarner's No-HitterStruggling Braves

    Two-Start Pitchers (Week of April 26, 2021)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2021 54:59

    Merrill Kelly 1 (Todd 2)Charlie Morton 4Ian Anderson 4Bruce Zimmerman 1Dean Kremer 0Garrett Richards 2 (Todd 3)Zach Davies 3 (Todd 1)Trevor Williams 1 (Todd 0)Tyler Mahle 4Zach Plesac 3Austin Gomber 3.5 (Todd 3)Chi Chi Gonzalez 0 (-.5)Carlos Rodon 5Spencer Turnbull 2Jose Urena 0Jose Urquidy 3Cristian Javier 3 (Todd 4)Brad Keller 2 (Todd 3)Julio Urias 5Walker Buehler 5Trevor Rogers 5Daniel Castano 0Corbin Burnes 5Adrian Houser 2Corey Kluber 2 (Todd 3)Domingo German 2Sean Manaea 3 (Todd 4)Frankie Montas 2 (Todd 3)Zack Wheeler 4Zach Eflin 4Justus Sheffield 2Anthony DeSclafani 3 (Todd 4)Adam Wainwright 2Rich Hill 1 (Todd 3)Michael Wacha 3Jordan Lyles 1 (Todd 0)Mike Foltynewicz 1 (Todd 2)Ross Stripling 0

    Closers, Cleveland and hopefully Championships

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2021 57:40

    News: A's winning streak, Dinelson Lamet, Adolis Garcia, Ronald Acuña, Ke'Bryan HayesCleveland talk: Who's the next Aaron Civale? Which hitter prospects are going to get a look this year?Closer Situations: Reds, Blue Jays, Twins, Diamondbacks, Tigers, MarinersNFBC Talk: Winning a spot in next year's Main Event

    Jazz Ready to Graduate

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 51:20

    Jazz Chisholm update — 193 wRC+, 16.1 BB%, 26.8 K%Alex Kirilloff was not an option to replace Kepler with Twins in Oakland — could get the call Friday. Luis Garcia does as well as could have been expected in Coors — 6 K’s and 2 ER in 5.2 IP.Ryan Weathers sticking in rotation for now.TONY LA RUSSA says there will be some tough decisions to make when Billy Hamilton finishes his rehab — could Vaughn get sent down? Vaughn has a .393 OBP and three doubles in his last eight games.James dropped Clarke Schmidt in TDGX.Pavin Smith, Josh Fleming and Adolis Garcia were nice low-key adds in 15-teamers.George Kirby hype train ramping up.Kyle Harrison is looking like the next great Giants pitching prospect.

    Adventures in Streaming

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 68:18

    1. InjuriesMookie BettsRonald AcuñaStarling MarteChristian YelichAustin HaysByron Buxton2. What do you do with Fernando Tatis Jr.?3. StreamersMichael FulmerJoe RossJosh FlemingJeff Hoffman

    A Weekend of Big Injuries / Week 4 FAAB Breakdown

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 85:10

     Follow us on Twitter: @Jeff_Erickson I @ScottJenstad I @RotoWire

    Two-Start Pitchers (Week of April 19)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2021 51:42

    Zac Gallen 5Nate Eovaldi 4Eduardo Rodriguez 3 (Todd 4)Kyle Hendriks 5Luis Castillo 5Zach Plesac 3Jon Gray 0Carlos Rodon 5Lance McCullers 4 (Todd 3)Brad Keller 3 Dylan Bundy 5Dustin May 5Nick Neidert 2Brandon Woodruff 5Jose Berrios 5Taijuan Walker 3Jameson Taillon 2Jesus Luzardo 3 (Todd 4)Chase Anderson 0 (Todd 1)Tyler Anderson 0 (Todd 1)Joe Musgrove 5Chris Paddack 3Kevin Gausman 5Logan Webb 1Jack Flaherty 5Josh Fleming 3 (Todd 2)Kohei Arihara 1Joe Ross 1 (Todd 2)

    No-Hitters, More COVID Problems, Rules Experiments

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2021 66:31

    Mike Gianella from Baseball Prospectus joins Jeff Erickson to discuss Carlos Rodon's no-hitter, the Astros' COVID issues and their recent series with the Tigers, and the Atlantic League's two rules experiments. They also track their respective progress in four industry leagues - RazzSlam, TGFBI, LABR and Tout Wars.

    Waiting Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2021 47:59

    Alex Kirilloff up for doubleheaderHouston’s Luis Garcia looked dominant in long-relief appearanceRyan Weathers primary pitcher on Friday against LAD?Michael Kopech could be a starting option at some point this seasonAdded Zach McKinstry in the Main EventWhy you shouldn’t overvalue the top of the draft class in the fall — Kumar Rocker, Jud FabianNew Hip Hop Segment: Weekly Walk-Up Tracks, suggested by JackJ

    Multiple Monday Monsters

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 65:32

    Monday featured a slew of fantastic pitcher outings, including starts from Casey Mize, Tyler Glasnow, Freddy Peralta, and a number of streamers as well. Fred Zinkie and Jeff Erickson discuss them all, plus they re-evaluate Ramon Laureano's value after his seven stolen bases to begin the season. Finally, is Madison Bumgarner a drop?

    Week 3 - More FAAB Closer Madness

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2021 78:37

    Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss the weekend in baseball including, injuries, news, FAAB and all the hot and cold players through the first ten days of the season. Follow us on Twitter: @Jeff_Erickson I @ScottJenstad I @RotoWire

    Two-Start Pitchers (Week of April 12, 2021)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 58:48

    Madison Bumgarner 1 (Todd 2)Merrill Kelly 1 (Todd 3)Max Fried 4Huascar Ynoa 1John Means 5 (Todd 4)Dean Kremer 1Nathan Eovaldi 4Martin Perez 2 (some trepidation)Adbert Alzolay 1Wade Miley 2 (Todd 1)Shane Bieber 5Triston McKenzie 3Antonio Senzatela 1Lucas Giolito 5Dallas Keuchel 3Casey Mize 1 (Todd 2)Matthew Boyd 2 (Todd 3)Zack Greinke 5Danny Duffy 1 (Todd 2)Jake Junis 0Clayton Kershaw 5Sandy Alcantara 5 (Todd 4)Pablo Lopez 4 (Todd 4)Freddy Peralta 4Kenta Maeda 5J.A. Happ 3David Peterson 0Taijuan Walker 2 (Todd 1)Gerrit Cole 5Chris Bassitt 4Aaron Nola 5Chase Anderson 1 (Todd 2)Trevor Cahill 0Chad Kuhl 0Yu Darvish 5Blake Snell 5Justus Sheffield 1Aaron Sanchez 2 (Todd 1)John Gant 1 (Todd 2)Tyler Glasnow 5Ryan Yarbrough 2 (Todd 3)Dane Dunning 2 (Todd 4)Kyle Gibson 0 (Todd 2)Robbie Ray 0Hyun-Jin Ryu 5Stephen Strasburg 5

    A Conversation With Micah Henry

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2021 54:43

    Micah Henry (@FantasyCentral1) from Fantrax, Roto_Ranks, New Life Fantasy and the 1FantasyInsider podcast joins Jeff Erickson on a news-heavy day. They discuss the latest on Trevor Rosenthal, Kenley Jansen, Fernando Tatis Jr., Ketel Marte and the Marlins' bullpen situation. Other topics include why he prefers points leagues, TGFBI and of course, Dylan Cease.

    Mercedes, India, Vaughn & More!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 61:43

    Clay’s report on Jonathan IndiaYermin Mercedes/Akil BaddooJulian Merryweather FAAB runAndrew Vaughn sitting against a RHPGeraldo Perdomo surprise callupRyan Weathers/Chris Rodriguez impressing in multi-inning rolesZach McKinstry is good, but how much does it matter?April 16 -- the earliest date we could see Kirilloff or KelenicNew Hip Hop Segment: Weekly Walk-Up Tracks

    Oh No, Not Fernando!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 69:58

    Fernando Tatis Jr. went down with a subluxation in his left shoulder Monday night, and Cody Bellinger left with a calf injury. Fred Zinkie and Jeff Erickson react to the news, and discuss options for those who have him rostered in dynasty/keeper leagues. Other topics include:- The Nats' COVID situation- Successful streaming pitchers so far- Jake McGee, Amir Garrett, Royals Bullpen- Akil Baddoo

    The Real Games Have Begun (and so have the big FAAB Buys)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 72:14

    Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss all the action from the first weekend of the 2021 baseball season, including the struggles of the A's, Red Sox and Braves and all the big FAAB buys in fantasy leagues. Follow us on Twitter: @Jeff_Erickson I @ScottJenstad I @RotoWire

    Two-Start Pitchers (Week of April 5, 2021)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2021 63:59

    Todd Zola and Clay Link recap Opening Day before grading out all of the two-start pitching options for the week of April 5. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Mike the Mouth on RotoWire

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2021 57:53

    Mike Massotto, a.k.a. "Mike the Mouth" joins Jeff Erickson to discuss a wide array of NFBC topics, including their Main Event against each other last week. We discuss why he's waiting on closers this year, and why he prefers to draft from the ends in snake drafts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Opening Day Eve Top 400 Update

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2021 62:31

    Lead prospect analyst James Anderson and Senior MLB Editor Clay Link discuss the movers on James' latest update to the Top 400 prospect rankings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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    Most Drafted, Most Missed

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 81:11

    On another heavy news day, Fred & Jeff discuss the Cleveland closing job, Barnes vs. Ottavino, closers generally in the NFBC Main Event, Dustin May, and multiple Padres targets. Then we discuss our most-often drafted players, and those that we missed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Week 1, Roster Decisions, FAAB & NFBC Main Event Drafts

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 103:59

    Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad break down the first run of FAAB, discuss a ton of roster news over the weekend, talk Week One and recap their NFBC Main Event drafts from Saturday. Follow us on Twitter: @Jeff_Erickson I @ScottJenstad I @RotoWire Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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