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    The State of Baseball with Jon Morosi

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 31:57

    Chris Crawford (@crawford_milb) is joined by Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) of MLB Network and NBC Sports. They talk about the state of the game after the first two months, how players feel about the lack of consistency in the baseball, and just how special this rookie class can be.(2:52) The State of the MLB(6:21) Changes in the baseball(11:20) Approved legal substances for pitchers?(17:07) Young talent in the MLB(26:15) Cincinnati Reds and the San Francisco Giants 

    All things baseball cards with Layton Sports

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 36:25

    Chris Crawford (@crawford_milb) is joined by Forrest of Layton Sports Cards (@laytonsports) to discuss card breaking. They go over the different types of breaks, how much Wander Franco has changed the collecting this year, and what goes into grading a card.(05:30) Explaining how the industry works(13:02) Wander Franco cards(20:20) Why is the pitcher market low typically?(28:15) Background info on grading cards

    MLB Power Rankings: Week 7

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 33:27

    Drew Silva (@drewsilv) and Janice Scurio (@scuriiosa) do a deep-dive on the top five teams in Drew's weekly MLB Power Rankings column at NBC Sports EDGE and also examine the biggest risers and fallers. Look for this show every Tuesday morning throughout the 2022 regular season.(03:38) Yankees are #1 right now(11:40) Astros moving up to #4(16:47) Red Sox are rising(23:08) Orioles now have Adley Rutschman

    Sunday Waiver Wire Q&A: Rutschman, Gorman, Matz and more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 38:18

    Christopher Crawford (@crawford_milb) and Drew Silva (@drewsilv) host a waiver wire chat after Sunday's MLB Leadoff contest between the Pirates and Cardinals. They discuss the injury to Steven Matz, the promotion of Adley Rutschman and Nolan Gorman, and look at some two-start options for the coming week. (1:43) Steven Matz injury(7:16) Adley Rutschman's  debut with the Orioles(11:48) Nolan Gorman gets the call up(16:50) Graham Ashcraft(22:53) Two-Star Streamers(28:30) Updated Top-10 Prospects list  

    Scherzer injury fallout, Cards' prospects on the way, streaming SPs

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 35:25

    D.J. (@djshort) and Drew (@drewsilv) discuss the latest on Max Schezer's oblique injury and some possible replacements on the waiver wire in fantasy leagues. They also break down Tyler O'Neill's shoulder injury and two exciting prospects on the way for the Cardinals. In addition to covering other headlines around the league, they close out the show offering some streaming starting pitcher options for the weekend.(3:16) Max Schezer's oblique injury(12:54) Tyler O'Neill's injury and Prospects for the Cardinals(25:01) Injury notes around Baseball(27:15) Weekend Streaming options

    Prospects to roster now: Rutschman, Meyer, Greene

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 42:04

    Christopher Crawford is joined by George Bissell to talk prospects that could help fantasy teams this year. They discuss Adley Rutschman, Max Meyer, Riley Greene and more.(1:22) Juan Soto trade potential(5:03) Royce Lewis update(10:16) Adley Rutschman(18:32) Riley Greene(32:19) Max Meyer 

    The Name Game: France, Witt Jr., Wright & More

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 46:19

    Christopher Crawford (@Crawford_MiLB) and Colin Henderson (@ColDontLie) play the name game. They go over players they'd rather roster -- or rather not -- over names like Bobby Witt Jr., Kyle Wright, Ty France and more. (05:10) Bobby Witt or Julio Rodriguez(10:03)) Witt or Javy Baez?(14:17) Taylor Ward or Brandon Nimmo?(20:20) J.D. Martinez or Seiya Suzuki?(31:43) Brandon Woodruff or Max Fried?(40:10) Kyle Wright or Yu Darvish?

    MLB Power Rankings: Week 6

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 30:31

    Drew Silva (@drewsilv) and Janice Scurio (@scuriiosa) do a deep-dive on the top five teams in Drew's weekly MLB Power Rankings column at NBC Sports EDGE and also examine the biggest risers and fallers. Look for this show every Tuesday morning throughout the 2022 regular season.(03:55) Yankees in the top spot(11:05) Brewers conversation that includes Josh Haders' dominance(16:52) Why the Astros are big risers(24:25) Blue Jays falling stock   

    MLB Sunday Leadoff Waiver Wire Q&A

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 31:35

    (01:29) Braves/Padres recap.  Offense down in these morning games?(10:30) Max Meyer conversation (Marlins pitcher)(15:07) How many closers do you rank ahead of Edwin Diaz?(20:28) C.J. Abrams recent demotion (Padres SS)(25:10) Pitchers to keep your eyes on this week for Fantasy pick-ups   

    State of baseball chat, previewing Sunday's Peacock game with Ahmed Fareed

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 39:08

    D.J. (@djshort) and Chris (@Crawford_MILB) are joined by MLB Sunday Leadoff pregame and postgame host Ahmed Fareed (@FareedNBCS) to discuss the state of baseball and preview Sunday's Padres/Braves matchup on Peacock.(8:30) Vision for NBC Broadcasts(13:34) Favorite MLB Ballparks(15:07) Previewing the Braves/Padres series(20:12) The "State of Baseball"(32:12) The Shift 

    Young hitters and MLB Draft: Jazz Chisholm, Druw Jones and more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 44:41

    Christopher Crawford (@crawford_milb) is joined by RJ Anderson (@R_J_Anderson) of CBS Sports to talk about young players and the MLB Draft. They discuss Jazz Chisholm, Jarred Kelenic, Druw Jones and more. (4:20) Jazz Chisholm(8:54) Jarred Kelenic(14:01) Alec Bohm and the Phillies(19:51) Jo Adell outlook with the Angels(26:25) Is Druw Jones the top prospect?(30:13) College pitchers of interest in the draft(34:10) Kevin Parada(39:49) Termarr Johnson

    Drop or hold? May Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 47:27

    Chris Crawford (@crawford_milb) and Colin Henderson (@ColDontLie) look at whether it's time to move on from some players drafted in 2022. They discuss Joey Gallo, Trevor Rogers, Jarred Kelenic and much more. (06:41) What do to with Joey Gallo?(12:25) Joey Votto struggles(16:14) Matt Chapman conversation(20:06) Looking at a cluster of Mariners(26:36) Trevor Rogers slow start(31:07) Keep Randy Arozarena?(39:21) Slumping Whit Merrifield   

    MLB Power Rankings: Week 5

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 34:50

    Drew Silva (@drewsilv) and Janice Scurio (@scuriiosa) do a deep-dive on the top five teams in Drew's weekly MLB Power Rankings column at NBC Sports EDGE and also examine the biggest risers and fallers. Look for this show every Tuesday morning throughout the 2022 regular season. (00:56) Shohei Ohtani so far(03:04) #1 in the Power Rankings(12:07) Brewers offensive numbers(23:01) Arizona conversation(26:15) Fallers on the week 

    Prospect talk, new top name for 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 31:07

    Christopher Crawford answers your prospect questions, reveals a new name at the top of his list for 2022 and raves about George Kirby's debut. (01:28) George Kirby pitched well(07:08) Chase Silseth conversation(15:54) Chris answers questions from listeners(27:45) Top 2 prospects as of right now 

    Draft Day regrets

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 52:55

    D.J. (@djshort) and Drew (@drewsilv) are joined by NBC Sports EDGE contributor George Bissell (@GeorgeBissell) to discuss draft day regrets one month into the season. They discuss players they wish they drafted and those who they wish they didn't draft on their squads. (8:34) Jazz Chisholm(13:06) Aaron Judge(16:17) Nolan Arenado(19:33) Trevor Story(27:13) Pablo López(39:28) Rowdy Tellez(44:46) Akil Baddoo

    Discussing the surprising hot starts in April

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 37:06

    Chris Crawford (@crawford_milb) and D.J. Short (@djshort) highlight the top fantasy baseball surprises from April, discussing Kyle Wright, Ty France, Taylor Ward and whether or not their hot starts are sustainable.(4:35) Taylor Ward's fantasy value for the season(9:02) Ty France(13:22) Eric Hosmer(20:55) Kyle Wright pitching a few gems(28:38) Chad Kuhl and the Rockies(32:53) Hot start for the Mets 

    Redrafting the top 25 players

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 44:54

    Chris Crawford (@crawford_milb) and Colin Henderson (@ColDontLie) redraft the top 25 fantasy players for the rest of the fantasy season. Listen to see where they would draft players like Aaron Judge, Max Scherzer, Wander Franco and more. (06:48) Redrafting top 25 players(32:12) Luis Robert conversation(41:40) Recsapping the top 25 

    MLB Power Rankings: Week 4

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 36:49

    Drew Silva (@drewsilv) and Janice Scurio (@scuriiosa) do a deep-dive on the top five teams in Drew's weekly MLB Power Rankings column at NBC Sports EDGE and also examine the biggest risers and fallers. Look for this show every Tuesday morning throughout the 2022 regular season. (0:54) Yankees/Bluejays matchup(3:23) #1 Overall Team for this week(6:31) Heading North for the #2 Overall Team(9:53) The Met Gala and the #3 Overall Team(13:45) #4 Overall Team (16:32) Rounding out the Top 5(18:04) Biggest Risers(26:18) Biggest Fallers

    Prospect Talk: Druw Jones, Matthew Liberatore, Zac Veen

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 37:11

    Christopher Crawford (@crawford_milb) answers your prospect questions. He discusses players like Druw Jones, Samad Taylor, Ben Joyce and more. (01:35) Bryan Ramos conversation(09:25) Max Ferguson, base stealing extraordinaire(14:01) Where will Druw Jones rank?(18:07) Will Matthew Liberatore be Fantasy relevant this year?(27:47) Get to know Ben Joyce(31:29) Zac Veen quick segment(34:01) Chris on Nolan Gorman's talents

    Top-10 Starting Pitching check-in; Pitchers on the rise

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 41:00

    D.J. (@djshort) and Drew (@drewsilv) are joined by NBC Sports EDGE's Ryan Boyer (@RyanPBoyer) to examine the preseason top-10 starting pitchers and what has changed as April comes to a close. They also each give their picks for starting pitchers on the rise. (1:10) Mets vs. Cardinals tense battle(7:09) Top 10 Starting Pitchers(26:01) Pitchers on the edge of the list(28:22) Pitchers on the rise(34:13) Ronald Acuña Jr. returns to action

    Reacting to slow starts with Chris Towers of CBS Sports

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 37:40

    Chris Crawford (@crawford_milb) is joined by Chris Towers of CBS Sports (@CTowersCBS) to look at players who have gotten off to slow starts to begin the 2022 season. They discuss Randy Arozarena, Marcus Semien, Zack Wheeler and more. (5:28) Marcus Semien(10:00) Randy Arozarena(15:35) Concern for Kyle Tucker(21:19) Zack Wheeler(25:36) Tyler Mahle inconsistencies(28:45) Marcus Stroman

    Reacting to the first month of the year

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 50:05

    Colin Henderson and Christopher Crawford take a look at some of the results from April and whether they are buying or selling the results. They look at Joc Pederson, Gerrit Cole, the NL West and City Connect uniforms.(06:02) Buy or sell?(23:18) Jacob deGrom conversation(30:01) Who will be the next player to get 3000 hits?  

    MLB Power Rankings: Week 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 33:37

    Drew Silva (@drewsilv) and Janice Scurio (@scuriiosa) do a deep-dive on the top five teams in Drew's weekly MLB Power Rankings column at NBC Sports EDGE and also examine the biggest risers and fallers. Look for this show every Tuesday morning throughout the 2022 regular season. (03:10) Power Rankings(16:36) Biggest risers(23:44) Biggest fallers

    Answering your prospect questions and looking at hot starts

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 29:46

    Chris Crawford (@crawford_milb) looks at some prospects who are off to hot starts to begin 2022, and also answers your questions on players like Nick Lodolo, Alexander Ramirez and Ezequiel Tovar. (01:17) Prospects who are performing well.(12:40) Answering listener questions(27:01) Tommy Edman options 

    Breaking down the latest baseball headlines with RotoPat

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 39:25

    Drew Silva (@drewsilv) is joined by Patrick Daugherty (@RotoPat) of NBC Sports EDGE to run through the biggest storylines across the MLB landscape. They discuss COVID-19 still being very much part of the news cycle, Miguel Cabrera's search for his 3,000th career hit, Bobby Witt Jr. dropping down the Royals' batting order, Trevor Story rising up the lineup in Boston, Nolan Gorman's ETA, and much more. (06:18) Miguel Cabrera intentionally walked in Detroit as he is 1 hit away from 3,000(15:01) Luis Robert conversation(26:32) Woth having Tony Gonsolin?   

    Phillies talk with Alex Coffey

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 29:39

    Chris Crawford (@crawford_milb) is joined by Alex Coffey (@byalexcoffey) of the Philadelphia Inquirer to talk about the Phillies. They discuss the hot start of Alec Bohm, how locked into a starting role Ranger Suarez is, and much more. (3:44) Overall thoughts on the Phillies start(6:32) Alec Bohm(14:36) Ranger Suarez and his starting role(17:07) Phillies bullpen(20:59) Starting pitching(25:44) Post-season odds for the Phillies

    Talking Dodgers with Pedro Moura of Fox Sports

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 41:06

    Colin Henderson (@coldontlie) and Christopher Crawford (@Crawford_milb) are joined by Pedro Moura of Fox Sports. They discuss Freddie Freeman, Gavin Lux, Clayton Kershaw, and also about Pedro's new book How to Beat a Broken Game: The Rise of the Dodgers in a League on the Brink.(04:01) Freddie Freeman now in LA(16:21) Trevor Bauer situation and it's eff(24:55) Dodgers Front Office approach(36:10) What you need to know about a visit to Dodger Stadium

    MLB Power Rankings: Week 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 35:13

    Drew Silva (@drewsilv) and Janice Scurio (@scuriiosa) do a deep-dive on the top five teams in Drew's weekly MLB Power Rankings column at NBC Sports EDGE and also examine the biggest risers and fallers. Look for this show every Tuesday morning throughout the 2022 regular season. (2:48) New top overall team(6:37) Toronto Blue Jays(9:01) NY Mets(12:43) Chicago White Sox(15:16) Atlanta Braves(18:04) Biggest Risers of the Week(27:16) Biggest Fallers of the Week

    Prospect chat and updating the 2022 Top 10

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 34:24

    Chris Crawford (@crawford_milb) answers your fantasy questions, and updates his top 10 prospects for the rest of the 2022 season in the latest Circling the Bases. (02:22) Kahlil Watson conversation(06:47) Under the radar pitcher(10:26) Devin Williams or Andres Munoz(24:45) Triston Casas conversation(32:20) Number 1 prospect 

    Looking at early-season MLB trends with guest Mike Petriello

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 35:40

    D.J. (@djshort) and Drew (@drewsilv) are joined by Mike Petriello (@mike_petriello) of MLB.com to break down some early-season trends. They discuss Tylor Megill's velocity spike, concern for Shane Bieber, and amazing starts for Seiya Suzuki and Steven Kwan. They also marvel at Jhoan Duran and look for signs of progress for Jarred Kelenic, among other things. (6:18) In-depth look at Seiya Suzuki's hot start(8:47) Steven Kwan's noteworthy beginning of the season(12:58) Jhoan Duran showing progression(16:40) Hold or cut Trent Grisham?(18:10) Marlins' pitching staff(23:20) Insight on Jared Kelenic(26:24) Pitchers losing velocity  

    Prospect and MLB Draft Talk with Keith Law

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 48:40

    Chris Crawford (@crawford_milb) welcomes The Athletic's Keith Law onto the show. They discuss the decision to pull Clayton Kershaw in the middle of a perfect game, just how good Wander Franco has a chance to be, and the 2022 MLB Draft class plus a whole lot more. (2:38) Clayton Kershaw(12:03) Early season starts for prospects(17:29) Favorite numbers to evaluate prospects with(20:49) Evaluating catchers(29:26) MLB Draft(34:35) 2022 College pitchers

    Overreaction or Real?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 54:01

    Chris Crawford (@crawford_milb) and Colin Henderson (@coldontlie) look at the start of the season and discuss what fantasy managers should look at as an overreaction or real deal. They discuss Giancarlo Stanton, Hunter Greene, Steven Kwan and more. (06:04) Byron Buxton can win the MVP?(15:12) Eloy Jimenez will have more RBIs than Jose Abreu?(20:23) Hunter Greene impressive debut(37:02) Aaron Judge contractual situation(44:06) Wander Franco will have a top 10 average?  

    MLB Power Rankings: Week 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 33:15

    Summary/Description: Drew Silva (@drewsilv) and Janice Scurio (@scuriiosa) do a deep-dive on the top five teams in Drew's weekly MLB Power Rankings column at NBC Sports EDGE and also examine the biggest risers and fallers. Look for this show every Tuesday morning throughout the 2022 regular season. (03:32) Top Five Teams(15:38) Top Risers(23:56) Top Fallers  

    Updating the Top 10 and Answering Prospect Questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 36:41

    Chris Crawford (@crawford_milb) answers your prospect questions and updates his top 10 prospects for the remainder of the year in the latest episode of Circling the Bases.(1:41) Julio Rodríguez has a slow start(3:52) Nick Prado: Fantasy Helper?(9:19) Prospect situation  with the Athletics(14:27) Hunter Greene's debut(17:42) Best Prospects for the remainder of the year (10-6)(26:15) Best Prospects for the remainder of the year (5-1) 

    Opening Day reaction; Padres/Twins trade; Hayes' contract, injury scare

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 36:03

    D.J. (@djshort) and Drew (@drewsilv) give their reactions from a busy Opening Day around MLB. They break down Albert Pujols' return to St. Louis and a big day for the Cardinals, Shane Bieber's velocity, heroics from Bobby Witt Jr., Seiya Suzuki's debut, and much more. They also discuss the Twins/Padres trade as well as Ke'Bryan Hayes' new contract and injury scare. To close out the show, they give their thoughts on some players they wish they had drafted this spring. (5:49) Albert Pujols return(10:59) Pirates Extend Hayes(21:28) Twins//Padres trade(29:54) Players we wished that we had drafted

    Previewing the National League

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 49:37

    Chris Crawford (@crawford_milb) and Colin Hendersion (@ColDontLie) preview the National League. They look at players they're targeting and avoiding in the East, Central and West and predict division and award winners.(05:06) NL East Preview(18:17) NL Central Preview(33:23) NL West Preview

    Previewing the American League

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 80:43

    Colin Henderson and Chris Crawford  preview the American League. They predict division and award winners, and also look at players they're targeting and avoiding in each division..(04:02) AL Central Preview(28:14) AL West Preview(54:12) AL East Preview

    MLB Power Rankings: Opening Day

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 46:38

    In the lead-up to the opening of the 2022 regular season, Drew Silva (@drewsilv) and Janice Scurio (@scuriiosa) run through all 30 teams in Drew's first MLB Power Rankings of the year at NBC Sports EDGE. Look for those rankings and this show every Tuesday morning throughout the 2022 regular season.(2:14) Team Power Rankings 30-25(10:44) Team Power Rankings 24-20(16:12) Team Power Rankings 19-15(22:38) Team Power Rankings 14-10(30:13) Team Power Rankings 9-5(37:58) Team Power Rankings 4-1 

    Prospect talk/revealing the Top 10 for 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 41:30

    Chris Crawford (@crawford_milb) answers your questions about prospects like Triston Casas, Matt Brash and Cristian Pache, and also reveals his top 10 prospects for the 2022 season.(02:54) Chris' opinion on Jose Miranda(21:37) Top 10 prospects for 2022(36:55) Chris' #1 prospect

    Over/Unders for 2022 MLB Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 78:55

    D.J. (@djshort) and Drew (@drewsilv) are joined by Vaughn Dalzell (@VmoneySports) to discuss over/unders for every team in advance of the 2022 MLB season. They go in-depth to break down their favorite picks and fades. To close out the show, they also touch on some player props to consider as Opening Day approaches. (03:35) AL East(13:40) AL Central(24:41) AL West(35:44) NL East(49:55) NL Central(63:30) NL West

    Projecting young players for 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 63:52

    Colin Henderson (@coldontlie) and Chris Crawford (@crawford_milb) take a look at some expectations for young talent in 2022. They look at whether fantasy managers should use draft picks on players like Adley Rutschman, Oneil Cruz, Julio Rodriguez and Hunter Greene. (05:40) Adley Rutschman discussion(14:25) Bobby Witt, Jr., when will he be called up?(19:47) A look at Spencer Torkelson(25:41) Oneil Cruz very impressive Spring(36:40) Jazz Chisholm, is he the next Cedric Mullins?(43:27) Mariners young core(51:01) Miami's young pitchers    

    Bellinger scuffling, Adell thriving, Bounceback picks for 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 47:27

    D.J. (@djshort) is joined by NBC Sports EDGE's Ryan Boyer (@RyanPBoyer) to discuss headlines from the weekend, including Cody Bellinger's continued struggles, Jo Adell's impressive spring, and much more. They also give some of their favorite bounceback picks for 2022 to close out the show.(07:00) Cody Bellinger still struggling(21:30) Potential Pujols reunion in St. Louis(25:30) Bounceback picks for 2022  

    Circling the Bases: On the Clock - 2022 Expert Fantasy Baseball Mock Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 120:53

    1. D.J. Short -- NBC Sports EDGE2. Scott Pianowski -- Yahoo Sports3. Jen Piacenti - Sports Illustrated4. Ryan Boyer -- NBC Sports EDGE5. Chris Towers -- CBS Fantasy6. Vaughn Dalzell -- NBC Sports EDGE7. Colin Henderson -- NBC Sports EDGE8. Chris Crawford -- NBC Sports EDGE9. Jordan Shusterman -- Cespedes BBQ10. Justin Mason -- FWFB/FanGraphs11. Shelly Verougstraete -- Pitcher List12. Drew Silva -- NBC Sports EDGE  (02:23) Mock Draft begins(14:06) AL Central Discussion(27:04) Kris Bryant now in Colorado, Trevor Story isn't(34:01) 6th round, with next group of mock drafters(59:06) 11th round, with next  batch of mock drafters(82:10) 16th round with new selectors(105:40) Draft postmortem 

    Catching up on spring training headlines

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 35:06

    Summary: D.J. (@djshort) and Drew (@drewsilv) discuss their recent mock draft broadcast before catching up on spring training headlines. In addition to going over new landing spots for the likes of Trevor Story and Nick Castellanos, they broke down some disappointing injury news for Luis Castillo and Shane Baz. On the bright side, things are looking good for Max Muncy and Jacob deGrom. Finally, they marvel at Oneil Cruz's impressive spring so far and cross their fingers that the Pirates keep him around. (03:57) Trevor Story to Boston(10:28) Expanded rosters through April(18:50) Ghost runners returning(25:39) Max Muncy back from injury(28:30) Oneil Cruz discussion  

    2022 Reliever Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 64:34

    Colin Henderson (@ColDontLie) and Christopher Crawford (@crawford_milb) conclude our positional previews with a look at the relievers. They discuss their strategy with how many relievers to roster in a standard league, whether they think Liam Hendriks or Josh Hader is the top closing option in fantasy sports, and look at some under-the-radar bullpen arms who could end up helping in the save category. (3:25) Fantasy preferences for favorite relievers(13:33) Top 12 relievers for 2022 season(27:12) Kenley Jansen(30:48) Wrapping up the Top 12(35:34) Relievers 13-20(49:24) Relievers 21-30

    More Moves! Bryant to COL, Chapman to TOR, Schwarber to PHI, much more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 52:30

    D.J. (@djshort) and Drew (@drewsilv) do their best to make sense of the continued transaction flurry around MLB. They discuss Kris Bryant reportedly headed to the Rockies, Matt Chapman being traded to Toronto, Kyle Schwarber bolstering the Phillies' lineup, and Anthony Rizzo returning to the Yankees. They also break down Seiya Suzuki's surprising landing spot with the Cubs and what to expect in fantasy leagues. The injury news keeps on coming, with updates on Chris Sale, Jack Flaherty, and Fernando Tatis, Jr. It's a jam-packed show.    (03:53) Kris Bryant signs with Colorado(10:20) Matt Chapman traded to Toronto(16:52) Seiya Suzuki reportedly to the Cubs(21:18) Kyle Schwarber to Philadelphia(29:15) Freddie Freeman still a Free Agent(33:01) Zack Greinke returns to the Royals(40:07) Chris Sale injury(47:23) Fernando Tatis Jr. has wrist surgery 

    Recapping a Crazy MLB Weekend

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 69:07

    It was a busy weekend for MLB transactions, so Colin Henderson (@coldontlie) and Christopher Crawford (@crawford_milb) had to break them down. They talk about Matt Olson landing in Atlanta, Jesse Winker and Eugenio Suarez heading to Seattle, and the fantasy implications of several other big moves.(05:09) Fernando Tatis Jr. out with a fractured wrist.  Where to draft him?(10:38) Braves trade for Matt Olson(19:03) Chris Bassitt traded to the Mets(24:30) Jesse Winker and Eugenio Suarez dealt to Seattle(37:46) Gio Urshela and Gary Sanchez to Minnesota(51:11) Recap of many veteran signings, including Nelson Cruz to Washington(59:40) Some big names still left on the market      

    Baseball is Back! MLB & MLBPA Reach Agreement on New CBA

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2022 68:32

    Colin Henderson (@ColDontLie) & Chris Crawford (@Crawford_MiLB) host a special emergency episode, as the lockout is finally over! They discuss the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, what was (and wasn't) in the deal, and what this means for this season and beyond. 

    2022 Starting Pitcher Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 96:37

    D.J. (@djshort) and Drew (@drewsilv) discuss the latest cancellation of games due to the MLB Lockout before previewing starting pitchers for the 2022 season. They do a deep dive on their respective top-20 starting pitchers before getting into emerging names, rebound candidates, and some pitchers who could disappoint. Are deGrom and Bieber worth the risk? What's the ceiling of a healthy Jack Flaherty? Can Kevin Gausman keep it going in Toronto? Is Logan Webb legit? Where to rank Shohei Ohtani? They answer that and much more. (01:15) MLB cancels another week of games(07:41) Top 20 Starting Pitchers(55:14) Other intriguing names(67:30) Conversation on Shohei Ohtani the pitcher 

    2022 Outfield Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2022 70:06

    Colin Henderson (@coldontlie) and Chris Crawford (@crawford_milb) continue to preview the fantasy season with a look at the loaded outfield position. They discuss where Bryce Harper fits, whether Luis Robert can take that next step, and if Cody Bellinger or Christian Yelich can rebound into fantasy relevance. (5:52) Top Outfielder rankings(13:46) 2nd tier Outfielders(27:00) Remaining Top 20 Outfielders(41:51) Finishing out the Top 30(49:31) Outfielders 31-40(56:25) Wrapping up the list

    2022 Third Base Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 65:03

    D.J. (@djshort) and Drew (@drewsilv) discuss their feelings about the cancellation of Opening Day before previewing the third base position for the 2022 season in fantasy leagues. The top of the board is obvious (J-Ram, Devers, Machado, Riley), but it gets rough after that. Is there hope for rebound candidates like Anthony Rendon, DJ LeMahieu, and Matt Chapman? Is Adalberto Mondesi worth the risk? Can Ke'Bryan Hayes and Alec Bohm add some excitement to the position? They break it all down, and much more.  (00:20) First week of games cancelled(06:52) Top 12 3B Rankings(45:57) Some other options including Eugenio Suarez & Matt Chapman(53:50) Alec Bohm conversation  

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