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June 14, 2019
06/14: Week 13 Preview, Under-The-Radar Prospects
Sleeper hitters and two-start pitchers for Week 13, plus streaming pitchers from this weekend and some prospects to get to know for the second half of the season. Can you trust Zach Plesac, Mike Fires, and Adrian Sampson with two starts on the way? What about Kyle Seager or Ramon Laureano. Plus, we introduce you to Christian Pache, Sean Murphy, Daniel Johnson and more under-the-radar prospects you'll want to get to know for the second half of the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
June 13, 2019
06/13: Trade Talk, Replacement Closers, Regulators (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Jordan Yamamoto and Ramon Laureano stood out yesterday and we start the show with those guys plus the amazing, ageless Justin Verlander. But we've got so much more to talk about today. Are we buying Lance Lynn, Zach Eflin and Joey Lucchesi (7:03)? What should Chris Paddack owners do (10:10)? Should you buy low on Matt Carpenter and Miles Mikolas (18:30)? And who are Chris' Buy Low guys (24:40) ... Fantasy Regulators Part One (26:20)! Then we tell you some setup men who could become closers before the MLB trade deadline (29:10) and we look at the Most Traded list (35:00) which is headlined by Austin Riley, Jose Ramirez and Aaron Nola ... Start, Sit or Drop (41:00) with Josh Donaldson, Gregory Polanco and more. We also give you some deep league guys (46:15), fringy SPs (53:00) and answer your questions and do more Regulating (58:50) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
June 12, 2019
06/12: Worryometer, Crappy Pitchers, Awesome Alvarez (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
After discussing Hunter Pence and the best way to set up waivers in your league (4:00), we get into some struggling SPs (6:00). Is it time to drop Jose Quintana, Chris Archer, Jake Arrieta and Mike Foltynewicz? Also we've got your news and notes (10:30) which include A.J. Minter's return and Corey Seager's injury ... Some players Adam wants you to add (17:00), Christian Yelich's amazing production (21:30) and Worryometer Wednesday (24:40)! Bryce Harper, James Paxton, Shohei Ohtani and more concerning players ... Where will Heath be ranking Yordan Alvarez (37:50)? Who are some new pitching options to know about (40:00)? Who are our listeners asking about (41:50)? Who homered twice yesterday (51:00)? And we recap more of yesterday's pitching performances (53:00) as we talk Bauer, Castillo, Tanaka, Paddack, Turnbull, Means and more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
June 11, 2019
06/11: Fun With FanGraphs, Mon. Recap and More (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We begin the show with some SP rankings (2:00) of Mike Minor, Yu Darvish, German Marquez and Griffin Canning. Interesting notes on each of them and why you shouldn't panic on Marquez ... News and notes (13:24), double dongs (18:00) as Scott Kingery and Eduardo Escobar are among the five players who hit two HRs yesterday, fringy SPs (26:40) such as Anibal Sanchez and we discuss Mookie Betts' disappointing season (31:00) and Freddie Freeman's incredible season (34:00) and what we expect going forward. Plus bullpen notes (35:40) ... Fun With FanGraphs (38:30)! We take a look at the leaders in hard contact rate, BABIP and pitcher HR/FB rate and what it means for Fantasy owners. Who should we be buying and who should we sell? And we dedicate plenty of time to your emails (52:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
June 10, 2019
06/10: Weekend Roundup - Yordan is Here! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Yordan Alvarez homered in his MLB debut and it's probably too late to pick him up, but there are plenty of players to add. We start with hitters (3:50) and pitchers (6:20) plus one-start streamers (10:50) to put on your roster. There might be a pitching prospect to add!... News and notes (16:34), the Most Added list (21:50) and a lot of hitters (36:15) to discuss including Joey Votto and Brian Dozier ... Talking SPs for the rest of the show (44:00) as we rank guys like Lucas Giolito, Jack Flaherty, Jake Odorizzi, Trevor Bauer and Mike Soroka, plus we give some deep league options ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
June 7, 2019
06/07: Keuchel, Bauer, Kepler, Most Added and More (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Busy day in MLB as Dallas Keuchel joins ATL, Peter Lambert (4:00) dazzles in his debut and Trevor Bauer struggles again (5:34). Where are we on Bauer now? Is he the same guy he was before breaking out? Also we look ahead to next week with our favorite two-start pitchers (12:54), plus weekend streamers (19:30) to help you win this weekend ... News and notes (22:30) including some bullpen items and Mookie Betts' ownership of Danny Duffy. Then we discuss Max Kepler (25:45), Robinson Chirinos and the rest of Thursday's standouts before getting into struggling SPs (30:00) Patrick Corbin, Caleb Smith and Mike Foltynewicz ... Most Added list (36:50), Buy or Sell (42:00) for Michael Brantley, Joey Votto, Trey Mancini and more, recapping more of Thursday's games (48:00) and a thorough look at two-start pitchers (53:40) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
June 6, 2019
06/06: Trade Talk, Kimbrel, Deep League Guys (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Sad news on Carlos Carrasco (2:24) but at least we get to celebrate Craig Kimbrel's return (5:25). Where does he rank among RPs rest of season? And Wednesday's standouts (8:25) include Jimmy Nelson, some potential closers, Vlad Jr. and Martin Perez ... Deep league guys (15:00) to take a look at including Anibal Sanchez and Jon Duplantier. Plus news and notes (21:50) and "Hey, Real Quick" (29:30) with Conforto vs. Peralta, Dansby vs. Didi, and Devers vs. Jose Ramirez ... Scott and Heath give you Buy Low (33:40), Sell High (35:45) and Buy High (40:00) players. Are we cool with Mike Foltynewicz? What does David Dahl's profile tell us? And we finish the show with "Start, Sit or Drop" (43:00) and much more from yesterday including ranking SPs like James Paxton, Charlie Morton and German Marquez. And Grade the Trade (59:30)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
June 5, 2019
06/05: Worryometer, Rookie Watch, Tue. Recap (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Pedro Severino hit three HRs! We tell you who Pedro Severino is and if he's worth adding (2:00) along with the rest of yesterday's standouts including Pedro Strop, Pablo Lopez and a few Marlins hitters (9:45) ... News and notes (14:25) as we react to Andrew McCutchen's season-ending injury. Then it's Worryometer Wednesday (22:40)! We tackle Paul DeJong, Blake Snell, Chris Paddack and a couple more SPs ... Rookie talk (35:00) which is mostly about Austin Riley and if he's a Sell High right now, but we also discuss Nick Senzel, Eloy Jimenez, Michael Chavis and more. Then we're looking at waiver wire OFs (46:40), if Votto, Puig and Carpenter will turn things around (47:50), and how we rank the SPs who started last night (52:00) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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55 min
June 4, 2019
06/04: McCutchen, Fill in the Blank, Dynasty Talk (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
With just four games yesterday, we can talk about whatever we want! Of course we'll begin with the Andrew McCutchen injury (2:30) and who might benefit from it. After more news, we recap yesterday's standouts (8:00) including the good Walker Buehler, Robbie Ray and Corey Seager and the bad Aaron Nola ... Fill in the Blank (18:30)! Talking Jose Altuve, top rookies, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and more. Plus weekend leftovers (25:30) including Lucas Giolito's dominance and Dynasty Talk (31:30) as Heath gives you six players moving up and six players moving down in his theoretical Dynasty rankings. We also touch on the MLB Draft (36:30) ... Something surprising at each position (40:30) including Yasmani Grandal's splits, Paul Goldschmidt's lack of doubles, Mitch Haniger's strikeouts and Chris Sale's record. We then read your emails (52:00) and preview today's games at the end of the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
June 3, 2019
06/03: Weekend Roundup - Fletcher, Pivetta, Reyes and More (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
A lot of players to consider adding this week and we start with hitters (3:00) like David Fletcher and Mallex Smith and pitchers (6:45) like Nick Pivetta and two-start streamers. And we've got even more SPs to consider (14:00)! Andrew Heaney needs to be owned in all leagues. What about Trevor Richards and Zach Plesac? ... Jay Bruce is on the move (22:00)! What's his value? And what other news items do you need to know about? We discuss bullpen happenings (28:00) and the Most Added list (33:00) ... More hitters to add (40:40), then some SP talk to end the show (47:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
May 31, 2019
05/31: Carrasco Friday, Drop-O-Meter, Week 11 preview
What's up with Carlos Carrasco? We try to figure out the Indians ace's frustrating start, before running through our top streaming pitchers for this weekend and our favorite two-start pitchers for Week 11. Plus, we consider dropping guys like Martin Perez, Yusei Kikuchi and Keston Hiura, and spend some time on players we don't talk about enough. Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
May 30, 2019
05/30: Hot Hitters, Most Traded, Shop Paxton? (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Beginning the show with a discussion about Edwin Diaz and closers in general (1:40) and why it's hard to rank them. And who stood out yesterday (5:00)? Is Bryce Harper still a Top 10 OF? We debate Betts vs. Trout, discuss Kevin Gausman's terrible start (8:55), Griffin Canning's ownership (10:00) and Wade Miley's strikeouts (11:55) ... Hot hitters (14:52)! Scott Kingery, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., Renato Nunez and more. Who do you need to add? Plus we have news and notes (23:00) which includes some prospects talk followed by a look at the Most Traded list (28:40). Can Manny Machado and Paul Goldschmidt still carry your team? ... Some emails about our rankings (37:30) and a debate about the Top 5 hitters in Fantasy, and our thoughts on Shohei Ohtani and Luis Severino. Then we play Start, Sit or Drop (47:25) for some struggling hitters like Victor Robles and Josh Donaldson. Finally, a look at yesterday's pitching performances (54:10). Is Aaron Nola back? Should you think about trading James Paxton? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
May 29, 2019
05/29: Is Dietrich the New Gennett? (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Derek Dietrich hit three HRs last night! How owned should he be? Is he really breaking out? We also discuss Michael Chavis vs. Ozzie Albies (6:42), when to trade SPs with innings limits (7:15), some daily league strategy and SPs to consider adding (12:45) ... Thursday's standouts (18:00) including one of the greatest ceremonial first pitches ever and Lucas Giolito's continued dominance. Plus, a lot of news and notes (24:40) and why you should add Scott Kingery, and Worryometer Wednesday (30:30) for Vlad, Jon Lester, Corey Seager, Bryce Harper and more ... This week's edition of "Are We Buying It?" (43:00) includes young breakouts like Matt Boyd and Eduardo Escobar plus veterans like Hunter Pence, Tommy La Stella, Cesar Hernandez and Zach Davies. Finally, we review some of yesterday's noteworthy pitching performances (57:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
May 28, 2019
05/28: What's Happened Over the Last Four Days? (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Did you miss anything during your holiday weekend? We'll take you through the Most Added list (1:40), revisit our bold predictions from the mailbag show (9:30) while discussing Joey Votto's recent streak and give you your news and notes (16:00). Pedro Strop is on his way back! ... Some emails (22:00) about Buster Posey, prospects, Jose Ramirez and more and then we look at some underowned hitters (26:00) who have been making noise lately like Oscar Mercado and Harold Ramirez ... Recapping the weekend with The Good (31:00), The Bad (36:10) and The Ugly (42:00). We touch on Brandon Woodruff, Carlos Carrasco, Yu Darvish, Trevor Bauer, Jake Odorizzi and so many more. Then it's Team Name Tuesday (43:30) and we get into Monday's games to finish the show (46:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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54 min
May 27, 2019
05/27: Memorial Day Mailbag! (Recorded Friday) (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Check out our pre-recorded mailbag show as we give you some bold predictions that hopefully came true over the weekend and read your emails including Grade the Trade and Fantasy Regulators.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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42 min
May 24, 2019
05/24: Prospects, Giolito, Most Added, Week 10 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
A busy show today as Cavan Biggio, Josh Naylor and Kevin Cron are getting called up. How does Biggio stack up with the other recently-promoted second basemen? And are the other guys worth adding? Then we give you our favorite two-start pitchers for Week 10 (8:15), some one-start streamers for this weekend (12:30) and Thursday's standouts (14:00) which include Lucas Giolito, the struggling Aaron Nola and Jon Lester, and the surging David Fletcher ... News and notes (26:00) as we get into a Daniel Murphy vs. Biggio debate, Austin Riley (33:20) and the Minnesota Twins (34:45) make history, and we look at the Most Added list (38:00) ... Recapping yesterday's performances (44:00) with thoughts on Masahiro Tanaka, Madison Bumgarner, Hector Neris and many more. And we finish with a more thorough look at the two-start pitchers (55:40) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
May 23, 2019
05/23: Trade Talk, Prospects, Double Dongs and More! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Gleyber Torres and Eloy Jimenez went yard twice yesterday. Torres continues to punish the Orioles, but how much does that matter when evaluating him? And did this two-homer game from Jimenez change our opinions at all? Then let's get the Thurryometer out on Gerrit Cole and Cole Hamels (9:05) ... Top prospects to stash (12:50), big news (17:40), Manny Machado's struggles (24:00) and some Buy Low/Sell High/Buy High candidates (27:30). We're buying Rafael Devers, but what about Austin Riley? ... Breaking down four of the top hitters in Fantasy (34:50) and wondering how legit these performances are. Bellinger over Betts rest of season? And how about those struggling Cardinals sluggers (42:40)? Buy low on Carpenter and Goldschmidt? And we finish the show with more from Wednesday's games (46:00) including some deep league options and SP rankings ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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57 min
May 22, 2019
05/22: Worryometer, ACES Update, Tue. Recap (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Looking for the hitter that is about to dominate MLB for the next month? We've got three suggestions (1:50). Then it's on to Tuesday's standouts (5:45) including Clint Frazier, German Marquez, Lance Lynn and Marwin Gonzalez ... Evaluating Francisco Lindor (20:40), news and notes (25:00), bullpen updates (28:40) as we dissect an interesting Joe Maddon quote, and then it's Worryometer Wednesday (31:00) which of course starts with Jose Ramirez and Trevor Bauer but also includes Chris Archer, Andrew Benintendi, Daniel Murphy and more ... "Hey, Real Quick," (47:00) an update on the ACES metric (49:00) which attempts to determine which pitchers have great stuff. There are some surprising names near the top of the list. And we finish the show with more from yesterday (52:50) as we debate Zach Eflin, Marcus Stroman and Eduardo Rodriguez. Plus a look at today's matchups (58:10) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
May 21, 2019
05/21: Rockin' Rookies; Rising Stars; Dropometer (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Monday's standouts (2:55) include Gleyber Torres and Mike Minor who have done a lot of damage against BAL and SEA, respectively. What do we make of that? Also, did ATL find a new closer (10:00)? Then we get into two awesome rookies (12:00) Michael Chavis and Austin Riley and wonder if now is the time to sell ... News and notes (19:15), SPs who may be becoming stars (23:30) and some BOS hitters we need to chat about (31:00) ... "Act Now Before It's Too Late!" (36:50) Plus the Dropometer (47:05), Team Name Tuesday (50:00) and the Monday leftovers (53:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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57 min
May 20, 2019
05/20: Weekend Roundup - deGrom Concerns? Adding Mahle? (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Starting with the most important hitters (1:40) and SPs (6:26) to add. Nicky Lopez and Willie Calhoun deserve more attention. The SPs might be less obvious but make sure Griffin Canning is owned in your leagues. Who are are some one-start streamers you could use this week (9:30)? And what are the key injuries to know (12:56)? ... Who we added and dropped (19:40) plus a look at the Most Added list (25:30) as we discuss some Catchers you could stream. We've also got a look at some streaking hitters (35:00) like Daniel Vogelbach and C.J. Cron ... Pitchers, pitchers, pitchers (39:30)! Starting with bullpen thoughts and getting to the studs and duds from the week. And finally we finish with Start or Sit for today's games (1:00:00) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
May 17, 2019
05/17: Most Added, Rankings Review, Week 9 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Who are our favorite two-start pitchers to add for next week (2:30) and who are our favorite weekend streamers (5:00)? Then we get into Trevor Bauer (7:15), Brendan Rodgers (14:00) and the Most Added list (21:00) which is full of prospects and other interesting players like Reynaldo Lopez and some catchers to consider ... Thoughts on Zack Wheeler (30:10), and are we "Buying the Breakout" (32:30) for Zach Davies, Zach Eflin, Chris Bassitt, Paul Dejong and a few others? ... Some emails (41:30) about Juan Soto, Eloy Jimenez, Wil Myers, Cole Irvin and Jose Ramirez. Also Grade the Trade, random stats (48:30) that might be important and a thorough look at two-start pitchers (54:10) and weekend streamers (58:10) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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64 min
May 16, 2019
05/16: Trade Talk, Overowned Players, Slumping Stars (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We've got yet another prospect to discuss, so we start the show with some overall thoughts on the recent call-ups and who you need to be adding. Wednesday's standouts (5:30) include Gleyber Torres who has feasted on the Orioles this season and Yu Darvish. Also, which prospects do you need to be stashing right now (10:00)? ... More Tommy La Stella talk (13:13), then we give you Buy Low (21:50), Sell High (28:40) and Buy High (33:00) guys. It gets heated when we discuss Chris Archer! ... Steals Alert (41:00)! Slump Alert (42:00)! And questioning the ownership of guys like Robinson Cano, Jesse Winker and Byron Buxton before we finish the show discussing the noteworthy SP performances (48:00) from yesterday and the bullpen (57:00). Is Diego Castillo the Rays closer? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
May 15, 2019
05/15: More Call-Ups; Jose Ramirez Talk; Everything from Tuesday (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Busy show today as Austin Riley and Keston Hiura are up and we'll discuss them (3:00) plus which prospects are next to arrive (9:30). We also chat about Jose Ramirez (14:25)! Is he ever going to break the slump? And we've got Monday leftovers (21:00) for you including Brad Peacock, Robbie Ray and Jarrod Dyson ... Tuesday standouts (27:30)! Vlad homered twice and there may be some clarity in the Red Sox bullpen. We also wonder if it's time to sell high on some of the best of 2019 like George Springer and Cody Bellinger (36:00) ... So much from Tuesday as we give you deep league options (41:00) and review the noteworthy pitching performances (43:00). Where are we on Jack Flaherty? Kyle Gibson? Kyle Hendricks? Brandon Woodruff? And finally a look at today's matchups to end the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
May 14, 2019
05/14: Legitimate Breakouts, Prospects, Nola Concerns? (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Two players who can steal bases are being called up and we begin the show discussing their values before dusting off the Worryometer (8:15) for Aaron Nola and Shane Bieber. Then Chris (14:25) and Scott (20:30) give us the legitimate breakouts of 2019. Josh Bell, Matt Boyd, Caleb Smith, Jorge Polanco and Mike Minor are discussed and, in some cases, debated ... What about Omar Narvaez, Eduardo Escobar and Tommy La Stella (31:00)? Are they breaking out too? Plus news and notes (37:05) and bullpen updates including the mystery of Hector Neris (40:00) ... And following up on yesterday's discussion of the Griffin Canning Corporation, what are the best baseball player/company names (44:00)? Double dongs (47:10), Bryce Harper thoughts (50:00) and Team Name Tuesday (56:10) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
May 13, 2019
05/13: Weekend Roundup - Prospects are Here! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We had some interesting call-ups this weekend, but it's possible only one of them really matters. Let's start with some hitters (2:00) and pitchers (6:22) to add including a couple of saves options. Also, Hyun-Jin Ryu deserves his own segment (15:30) ... Big injuries to talk about (18:30), the aforementioned call-ups (23:30) and their Fantasy values, a look at the Most Added list (25:30) and we play "Start, Sit or Drop" (32:00) for Joey Votto, Travis Shaw, Jose Ramirez and Daniel Murphy ... SP talk (39:00) for the remainder of the show, beginning with the studs and getting into the SPs you might actually be able to add. Who is the best Cubs pitcher? Best Dodgers pitcher? We're buying Frankie Montas now. Should you add Spencer Turnbull? Zach Davies? Also a look at today's matchups to end the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
May 10, 2019
05/10: Pence, Darvish, Most Added, Week 8 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Who is our favorite two-start pitcher for Fantasy Week 8? And are we believing in this Hunter Pence revival (5:30)? We've also got the the Addometer (7:25) and the Dropometer (15:00) as we discuss Yu Darvish, Derek Dietrich, Wade Miley, Miguel Andujar and more ... Prospects to stash (21:30), thoughts on Daniel Murphy (26:40) and Josh Bell (29:00), Grade the Trade (38:50) ... A look at the Most Added list (44:20), are we "Still Buying it" for some hot starters who are currently cold (49:00), a quick Thursday recap (51:00) and two-start pitchers (57:00) and weekend streamers to end the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
May 9, 2019
05/09: Rankings Movers, Buy or Sell, SPs to Add (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Chris Sale is officially awesome again, but is Michael Brantley this good (5:00) or is he worth selling? And we had some standout SPs who might be available in your leagues (7:50) such as Kyle Gibson, Brad Peacock and Brandon Woodruff. We'll rank them for you! Then we'll rank a group of high-end SPs (19:05) like Clayton Kershaw, Matt Boyd and Jack Flaherty ... News and notes (26:00), Buy or Sell (33:00) for Christian Yelich, Josh Hader, J.D. Martinez, Tyler Glasnow and more ... Bullpen updates (44:40), and then Scott discusses some rankings movers (47:10). Hunter Dozier and Mike Minor are up. Yu Darvish has moved down. And we finish the show recapping some lousy SP performances from yesterday (55:00), discussing Hunter Renfroe and previewing today's matchups (59:30) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
May 8, 2019
05/08: No-Hitter, "Hey, Real Quick" and the "Cool-O-Meter" (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
What a fun night in baseball! We of course talk about Mike Fiers' no-hitter and actually debate if it was a "great" start or not, seriously. We discuss Justin Turner (5:00), Jose Berrios (6:42), fringy SPs (11:30) like Griffin Canning, Lucas Giolito and Tyler Mahle and much more ... News and notes (19:00) as we update you on the CLE rotation and the LAA bullpen. We're also debuting the Cool-O-Meter (21:20), discussing an intriguing call-up with big power (23:30) and playing "Hey, Real Quick" (25:10) as we debate Nola vs. Berrios, Marquez vs. Ryu, Lester vs. Caleb Smith and Realmuto vs. Sanchez ... Some quick thoughts on a few of the top Fantasy performers that we don't talk enough about (30:50), and then it's on to the bullpen (36:15), Worryometer (39:00) and the Own-O-Meter (42:40). Plus our thoughts on some hitters to consider adding (44:00), Madison Bumgarner (46:30), Chris Paddack (48:00), some strategy and a new advanced stat ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
May 7, 2019
05/07: Legitometer, Rookie Watch, Grand Slams and More (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Anthony DeSclafani and Martin Perez rewarded Fantasy owners yesterday, but can they keep it up? Who else stood out on Monday (7:25)? We discuss Trevor Bauer and Chris Paddack before dusting off the Legitometer (14:00) for James McCann, Jorge Polanco and Nick Markakis ... Welcoming back (21:00) Matt Olson and Shohei Ohtani and celebrating the grand slams (28:24) of Tommy Pham, Jonathan Villar and Denny's restaurants ... Advanced stats discussion (34:10), Worryometer for five key players (40:00), our thoughts on relevant rookies (46:00) like Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Nick Senzel and Victor Robles, more from Monday (53:00) and Team Name Tuesday (55:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
May 6, 2019
05/06: Weekend Roundup - Who to Add for Week 7 and Beyond (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We start with hitters (1:40) and SPs (10:00) to add. Are Josh VanMeter or Derek Dietrich worth a look? What are we seeing from Pablo Lopez right now? And who are the one-start streamers you could use this week (12:15)? ... A lot of news to get to (17:00) as we update you on Corey Kluber, Jameson Taillon, all of the Yankees and some day-to-day guys. Then we review the Most Added list (23:30) as we wonder if any of the SPs like Anthony DeSclafani, Martin Perez, Griffin Canning and Spencer Turnbull have staying power ... How Adam botched Fantasy Jeopardy last week (32:00), bullpen updates (35:00), more hitters to add (38:40) and SP talk (42:30) to finish the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
May 3, 2019
05/03: Fantasy Jeopardy, Trade Talk, Week 7 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Who are our favorite two-start pitchers for Week 7 (1:50)? Who are our favorite weekend streamers (4:40)? And who are our favorite Buy Low and Sell High (8:00) candidates? What about some Buy High guys (17:15)? It's getting harder to doubt Hunter Dozier and Joey Gallo. But are we willing to buy low on Yasiel Puig? ... Reading your emails (21:00) and discussing our favorite advanced stats (26:00). We also review all of yesterday's important stuff (30:00) including brilliant performances from aces, Jose Berrios' ascent to the top tier and the struggles of Mike Foltynewicz and Brad Peacock ... Fantasy Jeopardy (41:30)! Scott and Heath compete in some FBT trivia. We've also got the Dropometer (53:00) for guys like Brandon Nimmo, Miguel Cabrera and Ryan McMahon, plus a full review of two-start pitchers (55:30) and weekend streamers ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
May 2, 2019
05/02: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Pitching Performances (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Kicking it off with our thoughts on stashing Corey Kluber (2:00) and some other notes from around MLB before we get into Wednesday's standouts (8:22). Adalberto Mondesi is a Top 3 Shortstop, and there are a couple of SPs who are barely owned and might need to be picked up in your leagues ... Worryometer (15:35) for Kris Bryant, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Eugenio Suarez and Bryce Harper. Then we'll talk about Nick Senzel (25:10) and some other recent call-ups ... Bullpen updates (34:10) as Ian Kennedy and Ty Buttrey are worth discussing. And we've got The Good (39:00), The Bad (45:40) and The Ugly (49:30) pitching performances. Are we concerned about Blake Snell? Is Jon Lester legit? Should you drop Carlos Rodon? Plus, quick thoughts on Danny Santana and Christian Vazquez (53:00) ... Your emails at fantasybasball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
May 1, 2019
05/01: "Fooled You!"; Regulators; Tuesday Recap (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Jesus Aguilar homered again, Franmil Reyes homered twice, Griffin Canning debuted, Walker Buehler was OK and we may have a new closer in TEX. We start with the Tuesday standouts (3:18), get into the bullpen (6:00) and read some fun emails (16:00) about HR leaders, daily league strategies, Foreigner and more ... It was Demotion Day for three key players (23:30). We've also got hitters you might want to add (27:30) such as Reyes and Harrison Bader. Then it's time for "FOOLED YOU!" (34:10) as we debate if the hot starts of guys like Daniel Vogelbach, Domingo Santana and Joc Pederson were legit or if we were fooled ... Ranking aces (46:20), Team Name Tuesday on a Wednesday (50:00), ranking near-aces (53:00), fringy SPs (53:40) and Fantasy Regulators (57:10)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
April 30, 2019
04/30: Hot and Cold Hitters, April Trends and More (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Nate Lowe is up! Is he a must-add player? What about Alex Verdugo after the A.J. Pollock injury (4:40)? And we discuss Jesus Aguilar's big game (6:22) and whether or not you should buy into Jake Odorizzi's start (10:00). Also, keep Casey Mize on your radar (14:52) ... "Hot Blooded" players (17:35) and "Cold as Ice" players (25:30) as we get some classic rock on today's show. Are we concerned about Manny Machado? Can you drop Kyle Freeland? Plus bullpen notes (33:00) ... SPs from yesterday (36:00) including Zack Wheeler's lack of command and drop in velocity. And then we spotlight some April storylines (43:30) as Tim Anderson keeps on hitting, Corey Seager has no power and Luke Voit keeps getting on base. Also a peak at today's matchups at the end of the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
April 29, 2019
04/29: Weekend Roundup - How About Those Rookies (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Hitters to add (2:30) must include rookies Carter Kieboom and Michael Chavis while SPs to add (7:10) are a little risky this week. How much do we trust Reynaldo Lopez and Chris Bassitt? Who are some one-start streamers to consider? We also give you the big news (15:15) including our thoughts on Griffin Canning and an update on the LAA bullpen from Michael Caine himself! ... Most Added list (24:00)! A lot of RP talk as Emilio Pagan and Pedro Strop are getting looks. Then it's "Buy Low or Heck No" for some struggling aces (28:50) like Jacob deGrom, Corey Kluber and Noah Syndergaard ... SP talk (37:20) for the final 20 minutes of the show ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
April 26, 2019
04/26: Top 5 at Each Position; Ranking SPs; Week 6 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We start you off with our favorite two-start pitcher for Fantasy Week 6 before discussing Carter Kieboom's promotion (5:16), some SPs who are on their way back and yesterday's standouts (10:00) including the incredibly cold Justin Turner and the dominant Marco Gonzalez and Caleb Smith... Ranking SPs! First we rank three aces (18:30), then three near-aces (21:10), then an intriguing group that is not quite ace-level (24:24). How are we feeling about Aaron Nola? Zack Greinke? Masahiro Tanaka? ... Fantasy strategies that have worked so far (30:25), Most Added list (35:00), answering your questions (38:30), Top 5 at each position thus far (43:10), two-start pitchers (55:00) and weekend streamers (58:10) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
April 25, 2019
04/25: Vlad, Trade Talk and "Breakout or Fake Out?" (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will debut tomorrow, and we're pumped! Vlad or Kris Bryant rest of season? Who is going to get saves for LAA (4:08)? What's up with Giancarlo Stanton (7:16)? And of course we get into yesterday's standouts (10:30) including Rhys Hoskins and Chris Paddack. Is now the time to sell Paddack? ... Any concerns about Blake Snell or Walker Buehler (19:50)? Then we play "Breakout or Fake Out" (22:00) with David Dahl, Domingo Santana and a few others ... Find out which prospects you need to stash (33:00) and then get some trade talk (39:00) as Scott and Heath give you a Buy Low, Sell High and Buy High. We finish up with a recap of yesterday's action (47:30) as Shin-Soo Choo, Nomar Mazara, Vince Velasquez and John Means merit discussion ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
April 24, 2019
04/24: Worryometer, Weaver, Wheeler (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Welcome to Worryomter Wednesday which of course kicks off with a Chris Sale discussion. Was yesterday's start encouraging or discouraging? Who are we willing to trade for him? We also discuss yesterday's standouts including Zack Wheeler (6:15), Luke Weaver (9:21) and Pablo Lopez (13:19) ... News and notes (16:30) with our thoughts on Carlos Martinez's role and Joey Gallo's batting average. Plus we've got "Hey, Real Quick" (22:55) as we compare Paul DeJong vs. Corey Seager, Jose Quintana vs. Yu Darvish, Sonny Gray vs. Domingo German and more ... Worryometer Wednesday! We've got Andrew Benintendi, Jose Ramirez, Joey Votto and Nick Castellanos (31:00) followed by Manny Machado, Yasiel Puig, Eloy Jimenez and Aaron Nola (38:30). Then some bullpen updates (45:05), emails (49:00) about Luis Castillo and Jesse Winker among others and a look at today's matchups at the end of the show ... Your emails at fantasbaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
April 23, 2019
04/23: Regulators, Ranking Relevant Players and More from Monday (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Monday's standouts include some hitters that we have no choice but to keep mentioning (2:06) like Hunter Dozier, Alex Gordon and Yandy Diaz. Who looks like a mainstay on Fantasy rosters? We also discuss Joe Musgrove (8:00) and Steven Matz (9:25) before giving a stat about BAL's terrible pitching staff (14:55) and the state of hitting across MLB ... "Welcome Back" (20:00) to several players who could cause playing time issues. And should we be adding a CLE minor leaguer (25:05)? And then let's rank some relevant players (26:26)! Clint Frazier vs. Gregory Polanco, Jack Flaherty vs. Clayton Kershaw, The Stallions vs. Rick Porcello and more! ... Fantasy Regulators (35:15)! Plus Adam makes an Easter confession (41:00) and we talk about underrated storylines (42:40), Team Name Tuesday (47:30), SPs from yesterday and an email about baseball uniforms ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
April 22, 2019
04/22: Injury Replacements, Weekend Standouts, and Waiver Adds (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Everything from the weekend's games, including injury replacements you need to know about. Plus, should we stop doubting these guys? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
April 19, 2019
04/19: Double Dongs, Most Added, Week 5 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Who is our favorite two-start pitcher for Fantasy Week 5 (2:30)? Spoiler alert: It's Luke Weaver. Are we buying what we've seen in his last two starts? And who stood out on Thursday (5:45)? We'll cover Mike Soroka, Ryan McMahon, and a SP that is only owned in 8% of CBS leagues ... News and notes (14:16), and we revisit some concerns we had in Spring Training to see how they are playing out thus far (21:00). From Patrick Corbin's fastball to velocity issues for several closers to Garrett Hampson's playing time ... A couple of big time hitters are off to bad starts (31:40), the Dropometer returns (35:40), we look at the Most Added list (40:00), discuss Joey Votto (44:40) and Mike Clevinger among others, preview two-start pitchers (55:40) and weekend streamers at the end of the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
April 18, 2019
04/18: Ranking Infielders, Trade Talk, SPs to Add (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We start the show with our thoughts on Frankie Montas and whether he needs to be added. Then we get into the MLB news (7:05) with a Francisco Lindor update, an A.J. Minter discussion, a debate about Joey Votto's Hall of Fame credentials and a plan for Nick Pivetta owners ... Yesterday's standouts (15:51) including Kevin Gausman, Cole Hamels and Hunter Dozier. And let's discuss some transactions we've made lately (23:30) and rank some infielders (26:00). Are Brandon Lowe and Tim Anderson legit? ... Bullpen updates (33:15) and then some trade talk (37:40)! Buy low, sell high and buy high. How are we feeling about Chris Sale? We also discuss guys who are off to a great start (46:40) such as Jorge Polanco and Jake Arrieta. And Grade the Trade at the end of the show! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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65 min
April 17, 2019
04/17: Tue. Recap and Fill in the Blank! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Aces living up to expectations, aces falling short, and maybe-aces making the leap. We discuss Chris Sale's mixed start against the Yankees, and debate him vs. Tyler Glasnow. Is Glasnow this year's Blake Snell? Is Jose Quintana back? Drop Robbie Ray? Plus fill-in-the-blank, Mike Minor's great start, Yoan Moncada's homers and your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
April 16, 2019
04/16: Struggling Pitchers, Kershaw Returns, Early Trends (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Beginning the show with a discussion (2:06) about Yu Darvish, Raisel Iglesias, Noah Syndergaard and Aaron Nola. Whose struggles appear to be legit? Is Darvish just going to throw as hard as possible going forward? And what did we make of Clayton Kershaw's return (12:00)? ... MLB news (16:45) as we take a look at the PHI bullpen and weird Paul Goldschmidt splits. Plus, some 2018 trends are continuing into 2019 (21:50). Christian Yelich is a power hitter, Kris Bryant and Freddie Freeman are not. Joey Gallo has batting average issues ... We answer your questions about Peeps (34:50), Hunter Dozier (39:22), Travis Shaw and more. We also discuss stash candidates (42:00), players you shouldn't have given up on (45:30) and yesterday's SPs (53:00) like Yusei Kikuchi, Luis Castillo, Freddy Peralta and Joey Lucchesi ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
April 15, 2019
04/15: Weekend Roundup - Are We Buying These Hitters? (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Scott gives you one hitter (1:25) and one SP (5:43) to add to begin the show. And we discuss which surprising hitters we are buying into (9:15). Freddy Galvis? Alex Gordon? Leonys Martin? ... Weekend standouts (17:40) including Chris Paddack and Elvis Andrus. We also look at the Most Added list (23:00) and bullpen developments (28:00) in BOS, MIL, MIN and more ... Some more talk about hitters (33:33) and then we focus on SPs (37:40) for the final 25 minutes of the show. What's going on with Carlos Carrasco and Corey Kluber? Are there any sell high candidates? Which SPs are we recommending to add? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
April 12, 2019
04/12: Thu. Recap, Most Added, Week 4 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Plenty of talk about Jose Ramirez's struggles, Pete Alonso's prowess (7:25), Walker Buehler's slow start (10:00) and Jose Quintana's awesome outing (14:41) ... News and notes (17:31) as we are not loving that Ozzie Albies contract. Plus we've got "Hey, Real Quick" (26:15) as we debate Khris Davis vs. Kris Bryant and Trevor Story vs. Adalberto Mondesi. We also take a look at the Most Added list (28:33) ... Some odd early trends (33:55) from the first few weeks of the season. Matthew Boyd leads MLB in Ks! David Peralta hasn't walked yet! Then it's Buy or Sell (39:00), a Thursday recap (45:45) and hitting advice plus two-start pitchers for Week 4 (50:00) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
April 11, 2019
04/11: Rankings Disputes, Trade Talk, Pivetta/Darvish (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Is it time to drop Nick Pivetta and Yu Darvish? Should Trevor Richards be owned in all leagues? These are just a couple of the questions we answer at the top of the show as we rave about Collin McHugh and Tyler Glasnow (5:30), provide more Wednesday standouts and give you some deep league players who are making a case for mixed leagues (14:30) ... Concerned about James Paxton or Jose LeClerc (20:24)? Would we rather have Clayton Kershaw or Vladimir Guerrero Jr. rest of season (23:30)? Which prospects do you need to know about (26:40)? ... Buy low (28:00), sell high (30:50) and buy high players (35:00) and then we have rankings disputes (38:10) for a couple of infielders and a young SP. We finish the show with the leftovers from Wednesday (46:00) which includes Slump Busters, the Legitometer and your leaders in saves ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
April 10, 2019
04/10: Worryometer Wednesday! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Chris Sale, Aaron Nola, Justin Turner, Jose Ramirez, Stephen Strasburg and other potentially worrisome players to talk about as we break out the Worryometer to begin the show. But it's not all bad news! We're pumped about Max Fried (15:26) and Luis Castillo (22:00). And how do we feel about Austin Meadows and Anthony Swarzak? ... Pitcher problems (28:40)! Reacting to the news on Luis Severino, Jon Lester and Mike Clevinger. Then we've got "Hey, Real Quick" (33:20), bullpen updates (35:40) and your emails (38:30) about Travis Shaw, Kolten Wong, Byron Buxton and others ... What is Cody Bellinger's value (44:40)? Grade the Trade (47:10), SP talk and deep league guys to end the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
April 9, 2019
04/09: Mighty Mariners, Rockin' Rookies, Sneaky Storylines and Who to Drop (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Let's talk about some Monday standouts like Daniel Vogelbach (1:30), Trevor Cahill (4:00) and Jonathan Villar (7:32). We also react to Luis Severino's setback (11:40) and more MLB news ... Who should you drop this early in the season (20:42)? Brian Dozier? Miguel Cabrera? Adam Eaton? We take you through a list of candidates. Then we're All About Alliteration with our Bashing Breakouts (32:00), Mighty Mariners (37:50), Rockin' Rookies (41:00) and Sneaky Storylines (43:50) like Buster Posey's K rate, Willson Contreras' great start and Jesus Aguilar's lack of HRs ... An awesome edition of Team Name Tuesday (49:30)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
April 8, 2019
04/08: Weekend Roundup - Standout Hitters (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Hitters like Mike Trout, Cody Bellinger and Gary Sanchez seemed to dominate the weekend. But let's not forget Jay Bruce, Yandy Diaz and Clint Frazier among others. We discuss the weekend standouts (1:25), Clayton Kershaw's value (4:22), who we added and dropped (6:55) and the Most Added list (24:15) ... Big news (33:45) on Jeremy Jeffress and more. Then we give you some options if you're looking for a one-start streamer (38:25) and some options if you're looking to drop a SP (42:40). Is it time to drop Jose Quintana? Rick Porcello? ... More hitters to know about (46:00) and SP talk (49:30) for the final 10 minutes of the show. We discuss Joe Musgrove, Kyle Hendricks, Chris Paddack, Walker Buehler, Nick Pivetta and so many more including deep league options ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
April 5, 2019
04/05: Overreactions; Most Added; Week 2 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Have we made any interesting add/drops recently (2:10)? Why, yes we have! And we'll tell you why we're interested in Max Fried, Jordan Zimmermann, Jake Odorizzi and more. And are we adding Spencer Turnbull (11:24)? ... News and notes (19:24) with a Vlad update and lineup notes. Then it's time for some possible overreactions (21:30). Is Gary Sanchez once again the top catcher? Is Trevor Bauer the best SP? Is Robinson Cano done? ... We play "Are They Bad?" (32:00) with Joey Votto, Luke Voit and others. We also review Thursday's standouts (47:10) and the Most Added list before previewing Week 3 with two-start pitchers (52:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
April 4, 2019
04/04: "Are They Good?"; Trade Talk; Regulators (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Beginning with big news on Jeremy Jeffress, Francisco Lindor and potential opportunities for Jose Martinez and Christian Walker. Then we ask "Are They Good?" for surprising studs at second base (7:23), shortstop (10:00), starting pitcher (11:24) and first base/outfield (18:45). We discuss Kike Hernandez, Yoan Moncada, Matt Boyd, Matt Shoemaker, Trey Mancini and so many more ... Bullpen news (25:00)! What's going on in the BOS, STL, PHI and MIN bullpens? Then it's time for Buy Low (31:55), Sell High (37:34) and players we're actually concerned about (41:30) ... Dropometer (50:00) for SPs like Nathan Eovaldi, Jon Lester and Robbie Ray and then the Fantasy Regulators are back (56:50)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
April 3, 2019
04/03: Turner Gets Hurt, Sale Struggles, Greinke Rebounds and More (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Starting the show with a minor freak out about Chris Sale's velocity. What's going on with Sale and how should you value him? Then we get to the big news with some Trea Turner replacement options (10:30) and Anthony Alford thoughts (15:31) ... Buy or Sell (18:42) for Hyun-Jin Ryu, Zack Greinke, Cody Bellinger, Jordan Zimmermann and more. Plus early observations from Adam (26:35), Chris (31:40) and Heath (34:50). Adam touches on David Peralta, Matt Chapman and Lewis Brinson. Chris discusses Christian Yelich, Madison Bumgarner and Tyler Glasnow. Heath talks about the COL hitters and Adalberto Mondesi ... Bullpen notes (39:30), hitters who are off to a great start like Maikel Franco and Adam Jones (42:00), some SP talk (50:30) including our thoughts on Jose Berrios and Zach Eflin and Grade the Trade (55:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
April 2, 2019
04/02: Early Concerns; Andujar Replacements (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Another day of baseball gives us more SPs to get excited about. Can Julio Urias stay in the LAD rotation (2:30)? How are we ranking the MIA SPs (6:15)? Should you be patient with Matt Strahm or cut him loose (14:28)? ... Injury updates as we look for replacements for Giancarlo Stanton (21:50) and Miguel Andujar (24:40). Then we've got a segment called "Who the Heck Are You!?" (31:30) headlined by Aaron Brooks ... Who are we concerned about this early in the season (35:00)? Jesse Winker? Max Muncy? Josh Donaldson? Plus bullpen updates (44:55), more SP talk (49:00), early observations (52:30) and Team Name Tuesday (54:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
April 1, 2019
04/01: Weekend Roundup (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
So many SPs to add! We start the show talking about all of the MIA, MIL and SD guys plus Matt Boyd, Lucas Giolito, Jake Odorizzi, Yonny Chirinos and more! After an introductory discussion, the guys give a quick thought on each relevant SP (7:25). And let's get a look at the Most Added list (19:30) ... Bullpen notes as we may have some RPs to add for saves (27:40). Plus weekend standouts (35:55) like Yandy Diaz, Yu Darvish and Collin McHugh and top hitters from the weekend (41:30) ... SPs galore (44:00)! The final 15 minutes of our show is dedicated to SPs to add, drop, be pumped about and be concerned about ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
March 29, 2019
03/29: Sale, Greinke, Beckham and More Opening Day Reactions (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We are not prone to overreaction on this Podcast, but perhaps some of these Opening Day performances are worth a big reaction. We start out with the Double Dongers (2:15) as we debate Tim Beckham vs. Enrique Hernandez, Joc Pederson's value and if we were too low on Javier Baez. And were there any must-add players from Thursday's games (11:50)? How about Jordan Zimmermann? ... Bad aces (16:50)! Chris Sale, Zack Greinke, Miles Mikolas and Blake Snell got roughed up. What does it mean? Also: Good aces, bullpen notes (28:23), steals sources (38:30) and this year's potential breakout SPs (40:40) ... We wonder if Hyun-Jin Ryu, Madison Bumgarner, Marcus Stroman and Kyle Freeland are studs (45:25) and we talk about much more from yesterday and look ahead to Week 2 (57:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
March 28, 2019
03/28: Bold Predictions, Opening Day Storylines (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Our final show before we can actually start talking about the games! We start with a discussion about Francisco Lindor and when we would take him if we were drafting today (3:05) before discussing the players we have the most shares of (4:30) and giving a bold prediction (10:50). Brad Peacock better than Zack Greinke!?!?!? ... Rankings disputes for some popular players (14:45), news and notes including MLB lineup notes (23:00) and a quick round of your emails (32:00) ... One player to watch in each of today's games (38:38), more bold predictions (52:10) and our MLB picks to end the show! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
March 27, 2019
03/27: Tatis, Most Added, Week One Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Is Fernando Tatis Jr. a must-add player in all formats? How much FAAB should you spend? We spend a good chunk of time on this elite prospect and who you should drop for him before getting into the rest of the big news (10:30) including notes on Nick Senzel, Carlos Correa and Jeremy Jeffress ... Recapping the For the People League draft (16:16). What kind of pitching strategies did we use in this "Wild Wild West" format? We've also got Buy or Sell (24:02) with Corey Kluber, Josh Donaldson, Byron Buxton, Nomar Mazara and more ... A look at players who had terrible plate discipline in Spring Training (33:45). Are we concerned about Lewis Brinson? Travis Shaw? Plus the Most Added list (35:55) and Week One help (45:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
March 26, 2019
03/26: Over/Unders; Players on Our Radar (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We kick off the show with quick thoughts on the Podcast League draft (1:30). Heath's crazy approach just might work! Then let's do some over/unders (8:55) as we approximate Trea Turner's steals, Francisco Lindor's steals, Judge+Stanton HRs, Madison Bumgarner's ERA and much more ... Best way to set up Week 1 in your Fantasy leagues (19:35), news and notes (24:00) as Eric Lauer and Frankie Montas have rotation spots and we get an update on the MIN bullpen (30:23). Also the Fantasy Regulators (34:00) are back! ... How to manage FAAB (37:15) and Players on Our Radar (41:00) like Randal Grichuk, Brandon Lowe and Wilmer Flores. Which players are we going to be adding if they get off to a good start? Finally, we finish the show by recapping our Podcast League teams (52:00) ... Email us fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
March 25, 2019
03/25: Gennett injury, ADP trends, and Spring Standouts
The Good News: Jose Ramirez's injury doesn't look like it will be a problem? The Bad News: Scooter Gennett's does. We go through the ramifications of Gennett's injury, break down the latest rotation and bullpen news, look at ADP movers, and try to figure out what matters from spring training as it winds down. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
March 22, 2019
03/22: Reviewing the Top 150 in ADP (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We start off with some news and notes which includes an update on the MIL rotation and bullpen, and then it's all average draft position for the remainder of the show. We take you through the top 150 players according to recent ADP. This gives us a look at recent risers like Jameson Taillon and Yasiel Puig and allows to see some of the value at certain positions. We also discuss when to take Khris Davis which will immediately fill your Utility spot. And at the end of the show we tell you what you should have accomplished by pick 150, what to do after pick 150 and who made the Podcast League!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
March 21, 2019
03/21: Players We Prioritize; Rankings Updates; Position Battles (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
As we get you ready for a busy weekend of drafting, we'll tell you the big news on Eloy Jimenez, Francisco Lindor, Jesus Luzardo, the CHW bullpen, the MIL bullpen and more. Then we reveal some players we really, really want to draft (12:00)! ... Brandon Lowe needs more love (22:48). And what are our thoughts on Yusei Kikuchi's MLB debut (26:00)? Plus more news from around MLB (32:30) including an update on the NYY rotation ... Scott goes through his rankings to see who has moved up the most since the start of Spring Training (40:00). We also discuss some position battles. What's the latest on the LAD rotation? Will Jordan Hicks be able to keep the Closer's job? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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65 min
March 20, 2019
03/20: Draft Strategies, and Baseball is Back! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Dee Gordon stole a base, Domingo Santana hit a grand slam and Matt Chapman looks healthy, so you know we're excited to start today's show! We give some thoughts on OAK-SEA before discussing key takeaways from yesterday's 12-team H2H Points mock draft (9:05). We cover how to draft RPs, when some trendy rookie SPs are being drafted (15:48) what to do when your SP strategy gets thrown off (17:48) and how league size changes the way you draft (23:43) ... News and notes (26:00) as we cover the Yu Darvish injury, the Mike Trout contract, the MIL bullpen and more. Plus Fantasy Regulators Part One (33:15) ... Reviewing our draft strategies for H2H Points (36:30), H2H categories (43:10) and Roto leagues (49:10). Then stay tuned for Fantasy Regulators Part Two! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
March 19, 2019
03/19: Good and Bad Draft Values; Aces to Avoid; Late-Round Picks (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Plenty to cover on today's show. We start with news on Jung-Ho Kang (1:50) and the LAD rotation (3:50) as Chris suggests a really fun draft strategy. We also touch on Byron Buxton's great Spring (8:35) before we get to Five Big Questions (16:00) about Mallex Smith, aces to avoid, Trevor Story, Joey Votto vs. Jose Abreu and prospects to draft (27:30) ... Discussing H2H Categories leagues (31:40) including daily vs. weekly formats. Then we tell you some of our favorite late-round picks (36:25) ... Team Name Tuesday (41:03)! Then let's talk draft value! We've got undervalued and overvalued players (42:00) according to ADP. This leads us into a good discussion about 2B depth. We also discuss Mitch Haniger, Justin Turner and Christian Yelich ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
March 18, 2019
03/18: Five Big Questions; Spring Training Developments (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Kicking off the show with a Podcast League entry followed by the most important things that happened over the weekend (4:30) which includes news in the ATL bullpen, Trevor Richards' great start and an update on Francisco Lindor ... Big questions for 2019! How good is Trea Turner (11:42)? Who are you we worried about missing out on (16:16)? Why are we concerned about Gleyber Torres (21:50)? Who are some daily league studs (24:00)? Did we find the player who provides the best value in Fantasy drafts (25:35)? ... News and notes (28:40), Spring Training risers and fallers (42:00) and interesting roster moves we made over the weekend (54:15). We discuss Ryan McMahon, Hunter Pence, Aaron Hicks and many more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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69 min
March 15, 2019
03/15: Live H2H Categories Mock Draft! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We've got an entire 12-team, H2H Categories mock draft for you! Format: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, Shortstop, OF, OF, OF, Utility. SP, SP, RP, RP, P, P, P ... How do our strategies change with this format? How many closers do we want to have? ... Chris selected an SP in Rounds 2 and 3, did it work? Scott waited a while for saves. Find out why Heath loved his team ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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85 min
March 14, 2019
03/14: Players We Love; Position Battles; AL/NL-Only Strategies (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
A lot to cover on today's show but we'll start by giving you our official Player We Love in 2019. Feel the love! Then we recap the news and notes (13:22) with Francisco Lindor appearing in a Triple A game, Jeremy Jeffress likely to start on the Injured List, notes on the STL rotation, ATL batting order and plenty more ... Fantasy combos (22:22)! Comparing pairs of players to figure out the best draft values. Plus Spring standouts (30:00) such as several Padres and Marlins SPs, Dan Vogelbach again and a BAL OF you need to know about ... We discuss important position battles (37:10) around MLB and then get into our AL-Only and NL-Only strategies (49:30). How does position scarcity change? Why did Adam find it easier to build a pitching staff in NL-Only? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
March 13, 2019
03/13: Busts! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Who are we avoiding in 2019? Chris and Adam have some Walker Buehler concerns (2:00) and Heath tells you about a Yankee who is being taken too early (5:52). Plus, is this the year that Zack Greinke finally gets old (7:25)? ... News and notes (12:45) with info on Pedro Strop, Aaron Hicks and even Tim Tebow! Then we talk about players we've been drafting a lot (18:00). Find out why Steven Souza, Jose Abreu and Trevor Bauer are on our squads ... More busts (28:40)! A couple of Brewers, a trendy OF, some aging hitters who are still productive and last year's Cy Young Winner. Then we've got your emails (44:40) and the Bustometer (53:00) to finish the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
March 12, 2019
03/12: Breakouts! And Your Emails! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Who is breaking out in 2019? Scott tells you why he loves Jesse Winker (2:00) and Heath tells you why he loves Shane Bieber (5:00) and then we'll have plenty more for you later in the show ... News and notes (9:05) as we look at the ATL rotation, Chris Sale's velocity and more. Also, find out how to get into the Podcast League (19:15)! Then it's back to breakouts (23:00). Scott and Heath have a lot of names to get to. Scott is particularly excited about the Rockies this year and Heath thinks Eloy Jimenez is a steal ... Team Name Tuesday (44:00), emails about players we haven't talked about enough (46:15) and the Breakoutometer (53:00) with players like Rhys Hoskins, Luis Castillo, Gregory Polanco and more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
March 11, 2019
03/11: Sleepers! Plus Auction Takeaways and Late-Round Picks (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Need some sleepers for your draft? Scott and Heath start the show with a couple of their favorite sleeper first basemen (2:10). Then we've got big news to get to as we react to Vladimir Guerrero's injury (9:15), Adam Jones in ARI (15:02), ATL's bullpen news (16:45) and more ... More sleepers (20:22)! Don't forget about Luke Weaver, Danny Jansen and Reynaldo Lopez. We also give you a bonus round of Fantasy Regulators (35:00) ... Finishing up our auction talk with some takeaways (39:00) including how to build a pitching staff if you miss on the aces and some of our favorite bargain picks (49:10) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
March 8, 2019
03/08: Live Auction! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Going once! Going twice! SOLD! We are auctioning on today's show and telling you how many $1 players you should have, why league depth matters and why Heath likes to nominate players that Scott loves. Follow along and get the latest MLB news and much more.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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74 min
March 7, 2019
03/07: Position Preview Recaps; Are Steals Scarce? (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
In case you missed our Position Previews or just need a refresher, we'll recap each position. But first, let's talk about steals! Are they scarce or are there actually good mid-to-late round options that can get the job done? We talk about overall steals strategy and specifically focus on Dee Gordon, Mallex Smith, Billy Hamilton and Victor Robles who are all being drafted after pick #90 (11:40) ... Position preview recaps! Each infield position (15:00) followed by outfield (25:30), SP and RP ... News and notes (33:00) as we look at replacement options in the NYY rotation, potentially big news in the MIL bullpen, more Spring Training risers (41:00) that you need to know about and more. And then it's time for the Fantasy Regulators (50:00)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
March 6, 2019
03/06: Finishing up SPs; Severino News; ACES Metric (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Starting with the Luis Severino news, how far does he fall in drafts? We also touch on Salvador Perez, Miguel Sano and Craig Kimbrel. Then we get to more SPs (9:45) as we finish up our preview with the late-round picks we like taking ... Emails about players we are willing to reach for (29:00), a third baseman to pair with Vlad (30:00), dynasty strategy, OF strategy and "Wild Wild West" strategy (36:30) ... News and notes plus Spring Training standouts (38:10). More talk about Lewis Brinson, the Rockies 2B competition and the Mets 1B competition. And get ready for Team Name Tuesday on a Wednesday (44:40) before we are joined by Aaron Sauceda of SportsLine who tells us which pitchers have the best stuff (46:20)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
March 5, 2019
03/05: Starting Pitcher Preview Part Two (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
What do you do if SPs are being taken earlier than you expected? If you have a Top 3 pick, do you have to take a pitcher with a Round 2 or 3 pick? We answer these questions at the top of the show ... As the baseball landscape has changed, how confident are we that we can simply stream two-start pitchers and use the Waiver Wire throughout the season to get by (5:30)? Also, Adam gets to talk about two two sleepers he's pumped to draft (8:25)! ... ADP review for 50 SPs (11:30). Who is the Round 3-4 SP that takes the ace leap? Which range of SP do we avoid? Do Jameson Taillon and Jose Berrios have upside? Do Rick Porcello and David Price excite us? Does Yu Darvish bounce back and does Cole Hamels continue his late-season surge? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
March 4, 2019
03/04: Starting Pitcher Preview Part One (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Finally we get to preview the pitchers! We kick it off with a strategy discussion as we figure out how many of our Top 15 SPs we'd like to have before discussing the elite aces (6:40) and if they are worth their ADP. We also tell you guys we draft often (12:30) and SPs we avoid (22:30). How are we feeling about Miles Mikolas, Walker Buehler, Blake Snell, Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke? ... Sleepers (29:15), breakouts (33:20) and busts (37:20). You'll hear a lot about PHI SPs. And does Madison Bumgarner have anything left in the tank? ... We debate the best ways to structure a pitching staff (44:00). How late can you wait for your #3 SP? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
March 1, 2019
03/01: Relief Pitcher Preview (and Harper News) (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
This position has changed perhaps more than any other position over the past few years. Four years ago, 20 relievers saved 30 games. Last year, only 11 relievers saved 30 games. So certainly our strategies have changed. We touch on that before reacting to the Bryce Harper news (4:40) and other notes from around MLB ... Back to RP, how many set closers do we have as of right now (13:00)? We go through each team and break down what's happening in the bullpen. We also discuss how our RP strategies change in different formats (25:10) and what to do in Saves+Holds leagues (34:14) ... Sleepers (40:00), breakouts (42:40), busts (46:00) and ADP review. Are any of the Top 5 closers very risky this year? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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66 min
February 28, 2019
02/28: Late-Round OF; Spring Standouts; Draft Review (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
A lot of topics on today's show as we finish up our OF thoughts with some late-round picks we like (3:00) before getting into the latest news (12:30) on the LAD rotation, Carlos Martinez, Yusei Kikuchi (18:00), the HOU rotation (19:40) and more ... Early Spring Training standouts (26:20)! Who's ready to buy the Byron Buxton and Lewis Brinson hype? Which position battles are taking shape? ... A Twitter poll about the "Rocky" franchise, plus your emails (36:30) about position eligibility, a steals total to aim for and more. Finally, we recap our 12-team, H2H Points mock draft (43:00). How do you adjust your strategy when SPs are going earlier than you expected? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
February 27, 2019
02/27: Outfield Preview Part Two (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
On our first edition of the Outfield Preview, we talked about strategy and the first three rounds of ADP. Today we finish up the Top 50 at the position. First, we each reveal how we drafted outfielders in yesterday's mock draft (1:50) and what we learned from that draft ... Getting into steals sources at the position (11:20) and ADP (14:30) beginning in Round 4 and going through the 200th pick ... We get to a very interesting and exciting group around 90th overall (38:15). Find out who we're targeting and who we're avoiding ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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64 min
February 26, 2019
02/26: Outfield Preview Part One (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
On today's show we touch on overall strategy and whether or not OF is as deep as it used to be. And Scott and Heath give sleepers (9:05), breakouts (11:55) and busts (19:26) ... Getting into ADP (26:00) with a quick Mike Trout vs. Mookie Betts debate and comparing J.D. Martinez to other elite hitters. Then we get into Christian Yelich (32:20) and who to take in the back half of the first round ... More ADP (40:00) as we dive into the Ronald Acuna/Aaron Judge/Giancarlo Stanton/Bryce Harper range. Will Acuna steal bases? Are the NYY guys safe or risky? Or both? Later we get to Round 3 (51:00) which includes Charlie Blackmon, Andrew Benintendi, Juan Soto, Kris Bryant and Whit Merrifield ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
February 25, 2019
02/25: Third Base Preview (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We've got three potential Round 1 picks at this position, so we'll start the show with questions about Jose Ramirez, Nolan Arenado and Alex Bregman before hitting on some MLB news and notes (10:00) including Clayton Kershaw's injury and Madison Bumgarner's early struggles ... Stats about 3B (15:45) as we look at Kris Bryant's batted ball profile, Eugenio Suarez's hard contact, Justin Turner's HR/FB rate and Matt Chapman's possible breakout ... Overall strategy (24:00), sleepers (30:00), breakouts (33:40) and busts (37:10) plus a thorough ADP review (43:10). Within the ADP review we spend time on the group of 3B you can get around pick 90 overall (49:00) which includes guys like Travis Shaw, Josh Donaldson, Turner, Wil Myers and a few others ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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65 min
February 22, 2019
02/22: Shortstop Preview (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
All of a sudden Shortstop is a great position with a lot of depth, but is it important to draft a Top 10 Shortstop to be your starter? We kick off the show with some strategy talk, interesting stats (8:00) about the position including players who have improved their plate discipline and players who are trying to bounce back from injuries (15:28) ... Overall shortstop strategy (20:00), discussions about Adalberto Mondesi (22:00), Francisco Lindor (28:50), Trea Turner (33:00), sleepers, breakouts and busts (37:15) and more ... A complete ADP review (44:40) covering nearly 30 Shortstops ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
February 21, 2019
02/21: Drafting Mondesi; Deep League Strategies; Pitch Clocks (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Spring Training begins and reminds us that the MLB season is starting with two annoying games in mid-March. Should Fantasy owners include those games? Also Scott tells us why he insists on drafting Adalberto Mondesi in Roto leagues (6:15) ... News and notes (15:00), Scott's list of great movies he's never seen (21:30), the effect of a pitch clock (26:40) and the "World Series Hangover" theory (28:50) ... Recapping our 15-team Roto draft (33:00) with some deep league advice and then we discuss players who have to prove themselves in Spring Training (48:00) like Lucas Giolito, Byron Buxton and Domingo Santana ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
February 20, 2019
02/20: Second Base Preview (and Machado News) (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We have to start with the big news as we discuss Manny Machado's move to SD! Is this park shift enough to move him down in the rankings? Does it affect Fernando Tatis Jr.'s timeline? We also discuss Carlos Martinez's shoulder injury before beginning our 2019 2B Preview (8:00)! It starts with Jose Altuve and when we'd take him ... Stats to know about 2B (12:00) including a lot of steals talk. Was Dee Gordon just hampered by a toe injury? Can we rely on Jonathan Villar? ... Overall strategy (23:53), sleepers (34:00), breakouts (40:00) and busts (43:00). We debate the exciting potential of Gleyber Torres and Ozzie Albies and we cover a lot of late-round picks like Ketel Marte, Brandon Lowe, Nick Senzel and Jeff McNeil. Plus a complete ADP review (52:00). Keep an eye on out for the Round 8-11 2B options ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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67 min
February 19, 2019
02/19: Moustakas, Vlad, More MLB News; Mailbag (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We've got plenty of news items and your questions to get to, but first Scott will tell you about his favorite team that he has drafted so far and Adam will question why Scott loves it so much! ... Why Mike Moustakas' signing is bad news for a lot of Brewers (11:55), when we expect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (16:41), plus our thoughts on Charlie Blackmon in RF, Giancarlo Stanton in Year 2 with NYY (20:30), a couple of exciting OFs who may lead off for their teams and who BOS will use for saves (28:26) ... Part One of your emails as we answer questions about Joey Lucchesi (31:00), Ryan O'Hearn (34:00), Joey Gallo (35:50), Anthony Rizzo and more. Then we give you some more MLB news (43:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
February 16, 2019
02/16: First Base Preview (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Was last year a fluke or is First Base really a weak position? It probably depends on how you feel about Anthony Rizzo, Joey Votto, Jose Abreu and a few others who are looking to bounce back. How many first basemen do we feel comfortable starting (5:16)? ... Stats to know about the position (8:40) including a lot of Freddie Freeman talk, the steadiness of Edwin Encarnacion, Jurickson Profar's value, righty/lefty splits and more ... Overall strategy (20:00), bounce backs (24:00), sleepers (33:00), breakouts (37:50), busts (42:00) and a complete ADP review (44:40) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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65 min
February 14, 2019
02/14: Catchers Preview (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We know Catcher is not the best position, but there are at least eight players you should feel comfortable drafting. Let's start the show with a player we love at the position and some stats (5:30) about catchers that might help Fantasy owners (including a Gary Sanchez vs. J.T. Realmuto debate) ... General strategies for the position (12:40), how those strategies change in different formats, plus sleepers (19:30), breakouts (23:30) and busts (28:15). Is Salvador Perez underrated or risky? Is Carson Kelly worth drafting? What can Danny Jansen bring to the table? Are there any prospects (33:02) that might matter? ... Complete ADP review (37:00)! We cover nearly 30 catchers and talk upside, downside and everything in between ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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64 min
February 13, 2019
02/13: Previewing Every Team; H2H Categories Recap (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We start the show with a recap of our 12-team, H2H Categories league. Are you drafting for positional scarcity or category scarcity? Can you succeed by punting on SPs? ... News and notes from around MLB (18:50) as we have important rotation updates and more. We also talk briefly about Jonah Keri's 2018 breakouts (23:00) ... Scott, Heath and Chris give you a sleeper, breakout, bust and position battle for every team! We've got the AL East (26:00), AL Central (32:30), AL West (41:00), NL East (48:00), NL Central (55:30) and NL West (1:02:30). Enjoy! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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73 min
February 12, 2019
02/12: Heath's Sleepers/Breakouts/Busts; Fantasy Regulators! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Kicking it off with the latest odds on where Bryce Harper and Manny Machado will end up. Then we get into some of Heath's sleepers (5:00), breakouts (11:46) and busts (19:40). Find out which categories Miguel Andujar, Billy Hamilton and Shane Bieber belong to ... The Fantasy Regulators are back to settle your league disputes (26:40)! We also look at some players who may be able to build upon their 2018 second half success (32:30) and we introduce you to a new metric that will help measure a pitcher's stuff (38:10). It's pretty cool! ... Pros and cons for picks 21-30 (41:00). Player discussed include Juan Soto, Corey Kluber and Anthony Rizzo ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
February 11, 2019
02/11: Lindor Injury; Early Picks to Avoid; Picks 11-20 Breakdown (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
How far has Francisco Lindor fallen in our rankings? Has he fallen at all? We start the show with a Lindor discussion, early-round picks we're avoiding (7:05) and late-round picks we're loving (13:24) ... One reason you might actually draft Mookie Betts over Mike Trout (17:15). Plus a Raisel Iglesias note (23:30) and the potential impact of the DH in the National League (28:50)... Let's go through picks 11-20 with pros and cons for each pick (34:00). Players we cover include Alex Bregman, Paul Goldschmidt, Manny Machado and Aaron Judge ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
February 8, 2019
02/08: Risky or Reliable? Plus Realmuto, Mailbag and More (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We start with our reaction to the J.T. Realmuto trade. Who is the #1 catcher in Fantasy now? When will we see Sixto Sanchez in the majors? ... Chris Sale, Joey Gallo, Whit Merrifield and Eugenio Suarez: Are these players risky, reliable or both (14:30)? We play this same game with some SPs and a closer who had a very interesting 2018 season (20:30) ... Emails about David Peralta (29:30), James Paxton (33:00), auctions (35:00), position scarcity and more. Plus the pros and cons of drafting each of the Top 10 players in Fantasy (41:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
February 7, 2019
02/06: Bounceback Candidates and More Roto Review (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Before we break down some players who are looking to bounce back, let's discuss three more rounds of our 12-team Roto mock draft. The best and worst picks of Rounds 6-8 with discussions on Scooter Gennett (3:45), Eloy Jimenez (8:40), Victor Robles (15:15), David Price and more ... News and notes (19:30) as we check in on the latest free agency and trade rumors plus Brad Boxberger with KC and the possible expansion of the Designated Hitter! ... Emails about Eddie Rosario (25:00), Stephen Strasburg (29:30) and some young Catchers (32:30). Then it's on to our bounceback candidates (34:00) as we look at the pros and cons of drafting guys like Gary Sanchez, Joey Votto, Brian Dozier, Dee Gordon and Kenley Jansen ... Your emails at fantasbaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
February 4, 2019
02/04: Roto Draft Review: Best and Worst Picks (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We completed a 12-team Roto draft last week. Which picks were our absolute favorite picks (1:25) and which were our least favorite (8:00)? Some love for Luis Severino and some hate for Brandon Morrow here ... How many categories do we actively pay attention to when drafting (22:10)? ... Going through each round with the best and worst picks (25:30). Players discussed include Aaron Judge, Trea Turner, Christian Yelich, Adalberto Mondesi, Blake Snell and Khris Davis ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
February 1, 2019
02/01: Altuve or Lindor? SP Tiers and Mailbag (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Is Francisco Lindor really better than Jose Altuve, or are people too low on Altuve after his 2018 struggles? We kick off the show with that debate and then get into rankings disputes for Jake Bauers (9:25) and Trevor Bauer (14:25) ... Scott's tiers are published and we'll discuss his SP tiers (18:00). How many Top 24 SPs do we want? ... News and notes (27:00) including thoughts on Shohei Ohtani and Greg Holland. Plus another round of "Who is This Year's ___" (34:00) as we try to guess the next major bust, young SP to break out, middle relief Roto specialist and more. We also read a lot of your emails (46:00) as we answer questions about Ian Happ, Rougned Odor, BABIP and our favorite league formats ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
January 30, 2019
01/30: "Who is This Year's ___" (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We'll try to figure out the 2019 version of Christian Yelich, Whit Merrifield, Trea Turner and more. First we get some rankings debates for Travis Shaw (2:10) and Carlos Rodon (6:55) ... Emails about Domingo Santana (10:25), Flaherty vs. Buehler (15:18) and Matt Carpenter (19:35) ... News and notes (26:40), "Who is This Year's ___" (28:50)? Plus sleepers, breakouts and busts (42:20) for Home Runs, Batting Average and Saves ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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54 min
January 29, 2019
01/29: Old Dudes; Strikeout Help; Advanced Metrics (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Starting the show with a discussion about advanced metrics. How important is hard contact rate? What about ground balls, fly balls, line drives and everything else? Then we've got some rankings debates for Carlos Martinez (7:25) and Willson Contreras (11:51) ... How old is too old? We discuss some aging players like Josh Donaldson (15:00), Nelson Cruz (21:40), a couple of aces (24:55) and Buster Posey (28:22) among others ... News and notes (33:33), Team Name Tuesday (38:30) and Heath's help with the Strikeouts category (43:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
January 25, 2019
01/25: Draft Review; Runs & WHIP Preview (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Scott and Heath kick it off with rankings disputes of Ian Demsond and Kenta Maeda before hitting the big news. What is A.J. Pollock's value with LAD? ... Reviewing our latest H2H Points mock draft. Scott takes an elite catcher and Heath wasn't as aggressive at SP ... Taking a look at the Runs and WHIP category and "Riffing on Players" ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
January 23, 2019
01/23: Sleepers, Breakouts and Busts 1.0 (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Heath and Scott break down Scott's sleepers, breakouts and busts. Our take on Cody Allen closing for the Angels, Asdrubal Cabrera's new home, and the Sonny Gray deal. Plus rankings disputes and the state of steals and wins categories.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
January 18, 2019
01/18: Rankings Disputes, Regulators, and More Prospects
We solve some of your league dilemmas, go through some early rankings disputes, and give you the low down on the rest of the prospects you'll need to know come Opening Day. Scott and Heath debate Trevor Story and Andrew Benintendi rankings (1:00), help sort out some league disputes (12:20), and go through the prospects with a chance to make an early impact (40:10). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
January 15, 2019
01/15: Top Prospects Part 1
We break down the top prospects you need to know about for the start of the 2019 season, including Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Eloy Jimenez, and more. Is Victor Robles being overlooked in Fantasy? (27:40) Is Josh James or Jesus Luzardo more likely to make an impact in 2019? (32:40) Can we finally trust Alex Reyes? (34:55) Plus your emails at FantasyBaseball@CBSi.com.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
January 11, 2019
01/11: New York's Wacky Infields and Reader's Wacky Emails
We break down the latest moves that have made the Yankees and Mets' infields tough to figure out, plus the latest free agency news and your questions. Will Peter Alonso or Jeff McNeil get a chance to play? Who will start for the Yankees? Yasmani Grandal is the latest winner in free agency, and we answer your league strategy, lineup, and other questions in an extended mailbag section. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
January 8, 2019
01/08: Latest MLB Transactions, Soto vs. Acuña, and Benintendi's Upside
We catch up on all of the latest news and go through Scott White's outfield rankings. We're still waiting on Bryce Harper and Manny Machado to sign (2:46), but we have reactions to the Yasiel Puig trade (4:00), Yusei Kikuchi (13:40) and Nelson Cruz signings (16:00), and more. We also discuss the outfield rankings (33:24) including Juan Soto and Ronald Acuña's future and present value, Andrew Benintendi's upside (43:23), and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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47 min
December 19, 2018
12/19: Roto Draft Recap and More Free Agency News (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Starting with the news, we react to the trades of Edwin Encarnacion and Carlos Santana (5:10). Was last year just an unlucky year for Santana? And we compare Charlie Morton to J.A. Happ and discuss their values (12:50) ... Reviewing our 12-team Roto draft (17:50)! Find out how high Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Ronald Acuna were drafted. Also, how did we draft RPs (24:35) with this weird bullpen landscape? ... A general discussion about hitting vs. pitching in 2019 (31:31), plus our favorite and least-favorite picks from the draft (43:00) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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54 min
December 12, 2018
12/12: Hot Stove Reactions! Plus Shortstop Thoughts (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Paul Goldschmidt is a Cardinal (1:30)! Does his value change at all? And is Luke Weaver worth drafting (3:50)? Are we bullish on Nathan Eovaldi (7:00)? And could Adam Ottavino really strike out Babe Ruth every time (10:50)? ... More on the latest moves including closer talk and Andrew McCutchen's move to PHI (15:00), Billy Hamilton with KC (20:10) and some rumors we find interesting ... Taking an early look at Shortstop. What kind of hitter is Trea Turner (28:20)? Is Trevor Story legit (32:00)? How much do we like Corey Seager and Adalberto Mondesi (35:50)? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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47 min
December 5, 2018
12/05: Corbin, Paxton, Diaz, Donaldson and More! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We're catching up on all the news from the last few weeks, beginning with a Corbin vs. Paxton debate (4:40). Who do we like better, who will have better draft value and can Corbin recreate his 2018 magic? ... Reviewing all of the Mariners moves (14:00) and wondering who the closers will be in SEA and CHW as Alex Colome is a candidate there. We get into a spirited Jean Segura debate (18:25) ... Josh Donaldson to ATL (24:08)! Are we pumped? A little bit? Kinda? And what else do we need to know from around MLB (28:00)? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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40 min
December 4, 2018
12/04: An Early Look at 2B (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Is Second Base terrible this year? Is Jose Altuve that much better than the rest of the group? Who is the next superstar? We'll answer these questions and discuss if some of the older guys like Daniel Murphy, Brian Dozier and Robinson Cano have another great season in them. Plus your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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32 min
November 14, 2018
11/14: First Base is Terrible (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
What happened to First Base? The dominant position that was ripe with home runs and RBIs has dropped off dramatically. But hey, you still need to draft one. So today we look at Scott White's rankings. First, we'll tell you which players you should trade for in your Dynasty leagues (3:05) ... Can you believe Scott has Jurickson Profar as a Top 12 first baseman (5:30)? Well it actually makes sense and Scott tells you why. Then we've got some news and notes (13:22) including our thoughts on the Mallex Smith trade ... Getting into the Top 12 first basemen (20:15). Is Freddie Freeman an elite player? is Joey Votto done (26:40)? What happened to Jose Abreu (28:08)? Also our thoughts on Cody Bellinger (30:36), Jesus Aguilar (35:15), Max Muncy, Edwin Encarnacion and more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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50 min
November 7, 2018
11/06: Best and Worst Picks (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We've got some news and notes including our takes on the MLB Awards and a debate about the elite Catchers (5:45) at the top of the show ... Our favorite picks in the middle and late rounds of our latest mock draft (11:26). Names include Michael Conforto, Corey Seager and Alex Reyes ... How about some picks we didn't like in those same rounds (32:45)? Eloy Jimenez may have gone too early. Same for Miguel Andujar. And what did we learn about OF on today's show? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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66 min
November 1, 2018
11/01: Mock Draft Review - How to Build a Team (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Let's start with some World Series talk and news and notes before we discuss our latest mock draft. What might the NYY outfield look like next year? ... Getting into our 12-team, H2H Points mock draft (10:30). First we review Rounds 1-4. Check out where Max Scherzer went. Did Paul Goldschmidt go too late? Did Ronald Acuna go too early? ... A look at how each Fantasy owner went about constructing their team (35:16). We review the first four picks for each squad with grades and debates ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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52 min
October 25, 2018
10/25: Are We Buying it; Altuve's Knee; Better/Worse for AL East (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We've got the Hitter edition of "Are We Buying it?" (2:00) to start the show as Scott predicts the 2019 values of Whit Merrifield, Matt Carpenter, Mitch Haniger and Aaron Hicks ... News and notes including what we make of Jose Altuve's numbers (17:40) now that we know he had a knee injury. Also, Scott gives a movie review (20:00) and then it's time for the Pitcher edition of "Are We Buying It?" (26:00) with Gerrit Cole, Miles Mikolas, Patrick Corbin and Mike Foltynewicz ... Who will be better and who will be worse for BAL (32:00), TB (39:00), TOR (43:05) and BOS (45:51)? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
October 18, 2018
10/18: 2019 Second Round; Nervous About Aces? (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Was it a HR!? We weigh in on the controversial ALCS call. Then Adam tells you why three of the postseason aces make him nervous in 2019 (5:00) and why that might change his draft strategy. Scott tells you why you shouldn't worry too much about one of these SPs ... Breaking down Scott's #13-24 in his Top 24 for 2019 (22:00). We've got a couple of SPs at the top of this list, plus a couple of Rockies, a couple of Yankees and a couple of first basemen ... Who will be better and worse on CHC and OAK (42:20)? Is Jon Lester going to be Fantasy relevant next year? What did we notice about Khris Davis' batted ball data? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
October 11, 2018
10/11: 2019 First Round (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Ready to look ahead to Round 1 of your 2019 Fantasy drafts? The time has come! But first, some news (2:50). We discuss the late-season slumps of Carlos Correa and Jose Ramirez and what they mean long term ... OK, let's get into Scott's Top 12 for 2019 (12:00). We discuss just about every one of these players and wonder if Jose Altuve should go as late as Scott has him going, if Alex Bregman is first round material, if Manny Machado's new ballpark matters and much more ... Some MLB playoff predictions (33:10)! Then we're looking at four recently-eliminated teams and we'll give you a player who will get better and a player who will get worse for NYY (39:30), CLE (46:04), COL (53:33) and ATL (54:30). We discuss Gary Sanchez, Shane Bieber, Ronald Acuna and more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
October 4, 2018
10/04: Recapping the Year and Looking Back at Our Predictions (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
2018 is in the books! We're back to talk about David Dahl's awesome week that may have won Fantasy owners a championship, Christian Yelich's remarkable season and when to draft him next year and which strategies did and did not work ... A lot of talk about steals and how much to prioritize them. Can Adalberto Mondesi be the key to your stolen bases next year? And who should win the major awards in the AL and NL this year? ... Reviewing our 2018 bold predictions. Adam's were terrible. Scott's were solid. What about CREATH's? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
September 24, 2018
09/24: Weekend Roundup - Let's Win a Championship! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
It's time to set your lineup for the final week of the season and bring home a championship! Throughout the show, we'll be telling you hitters and pitchers to add and we'll update you on two-start pitchers (2:40), help out with some tough calls (6:15) on guys like Trevor Bauer, Ross Stripling, Aaron Judge and Kris Bryant and much more ... Important news to know (12:00), plus Scott tells you his favorite hitters and SPs to add (18:30), one-start streamers to consider (23:23), a look at the bullpen (26:26) and a really a tough edition of the Fantasy Regulators (28:06) .... Most Added players (34:41) and a lot of SP talk (39:15). Can you trust Rick Porcello, Kyle Gibson, Ryan Borucki and so many more? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
September 21, 2018
09/21: Week 27 Help, Most Added (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We begin the show with some recent standouts like Christin Stewart and Cody Reed and wonder if these guys can help you win a championship. We also try to sort out the mess that is the CLE rotation and tell you which CLE SPs to avoid, plus of course we go through the two-start pitchers for Fantasy Week 27 ... Another round of "Optimistic or Pessimistic" as we look ahead to next year (15:15), plus a look at the Most Added list (19:05) and some SPs (28:20) you may have questions about for next week ... Scott gives you some sleeper hitters to consider next week... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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45 min
September 19, 2018
09/19: Josh James and More Players Who Could Help You Win! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
It's not so easy to find available players who can help you win a championship, but Josh James could be one of those players if he makes another start. We'll tell you who to add now to either start this weekend or next week ... Aaron Judge is back! What's the latest on Trevor Story? Who's closing for CHC? Also find out if Scott is optimistic or pessimistic about several players for 2019 including Jake Bauers, Clayton Kershaw and Ozzie Albies ... Reviewing the important SP performances from the last two days. Do we still trust Joe Musgrove? Brad Keller? Dylan Bundy? Plus the Fantasy Regulators are here and we preview today's matchups and tomorrow's matchups at the end of the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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46 min
September 17, 2018
09/17: Weekend Roundup - SPs to Stream (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Have you picked up Adalberto Mondesi yet!? It's time! Who else should you add? We start the show with hitters and SPs to add including one-start streamers like Luis Castillo, Ross Stripling and Matt Boyd. We got SPs with good matchups (10:00), bad matchups (15:08) and average matchups (19:05) for you to consider ... Any interest in players who are barely owned (22:22) like Adam Wainwright or Wei-Yin Chen this week? We also talk about whether or not teams are going to rest their stars (28:42), if you can start Mookie Betts, Chris Sale, James Paxton , Aaron Judge and some other studs ... Bullpen updates (39:00) with new names to add, a look at the Most Added list (41:55), studs being duds (45:45) and a look at today's matchups (48:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is brought to you by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
September 14, 2018
09/14: Week 26 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We've got so many hitters and pitchers you can consider adding beginning with a complete look at the two-start pitchers for Week 26 (6:42). Take a look at Joe Musgrove and Tyler Glasnow ... RPs to add (15:00), ranking some Top 30 SPs for 2019 (21:05) and taking a look at the Most Added list (27:45) which features a very interesting Ramon Laureano ... We look at one-start streamers for next week (33:06) and Scott gives you sleeper hitters (37:50) and a weather update ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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44 min
September 12, 2018
09/12: Awesome Shortstops, New Closers, #1 Catcher Debate (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Josh Donaldson is back (3:50), hooray! We've got that and more MLB news (5:00) plus new closers emerging (14:03) that could help you get saves ... Looking ahead to 2019 we discuss First Base (22:22) and Shortstop (24:35) and wonder which position is better. We also get into next year's Catcher rankings as we debate J.T. Realmuto vs. Gary Sanchez ... Hitters (27:50) and plenty of SPs (31:22) to add, plus a look at today's and tomorrow's matchups (47:05) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www. ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
September 10, 2018
09/10: Weekend Roundup (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Beginning the show with one SP and one hitter to add as Jake Junis will certainly be a popular SP this week. We also do our best to update you on two-start pitchers (3:00) as rotations continue to change, and we've got interesting one-start streamers (5:45) like Reynaldo Lopez and Steven Matz ... Is Joey Votto worth starting after his big weekend (10:30)? What other news items are we following (15:00) and can you trust Chris Sale and a few other studs who are coming off the DL this week (20:30)? ... Who we added and dropped (23:30), a look at the Most Added list (25:25), hitters to know about (35:25) and plenty of SP talk (40:00). Plus a look at today's matchups (54:50) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
September 7, 2018
09/07: Big Names We Don't Trust, Week 25 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Who are some big name players that we are ready to sit in the Fantasy playoffs (2:00)? Andrew McCutchen? Joey Votto? And let's look ahead to next year and figure out who Keeper League owners should be targeting right now (12:50) before we give you our favorite two-start pitchers for next week (15:00) and why Adam doesn't want to draft Zack Greinke next year (21:18) ... Some listener emails (23:25), a recap of yesterday's performances (29:15) including Francisco Mejia's double dongs, Fantasy Regulators (34:25) and the Most Added list (37:35) ... A more in-depth look at two-start pitchers for Week 25 (39:30) plus weekend streamers (42:06) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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50 min
September 6, 2018
09/06: Recapping the Last Two Days (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
A lot to catch you up on from the past two days of baseball! When will Ronald Acuna be drafted next year (2:15)? Can you believe the seasons that Trevor Story (4:35) and Scooter Gennett are having (9:30)? And are Gary Sanchez's days as a Catcher just about done? ... MLB news (10:50) and our thoughts on Shohei Ohtani's future (15:20). Then we look at some SPs who FOOLED US (20:00) including Michael Kopech and Lucas Giolito ... Bullpen (26:26), rotation (28:50), fringy SPs (36:18) and more from that last two days before we preview today's games (44:00) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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46 min
September 4, 2018
09/04: A Lot to Catch Up On (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
What did we miss over the weekend? Well, Josh Donaldson got traded! Jake Junis, Ryan O'Hearn and Brandon Lowe have been great, and of course bullpens are in flux. We'll catch you up on what you may have missed ... We look at the top performers over the weekend and the Most Added list, wonder if it's time to drop Evan Gattis, discuss if we are buying into Trevor Williams and Franmil Reyes and update you on some starting rotations that have changed ... Recapping yesterday's standout performers and looking ahead to today's matchups ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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47 min
August 31, 2018
08/31: Big News, Big Trade, Week 24 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Andrew McCutchen to NYY (2:00) and Shohei Ohtani back in the rotation (5:18)! We react to both stories and then give our favorite two-start pitchers for Fantasy Week 24 (7:35) and talk about Lucas Giolioto's awesome start (11:15) ... "Hey, Real Quick" (14:00) with German Marquez, Joey Votto and more. Also, will there be any minor leaguers getting the call next month that can make an impact on your Fantasy team (20:00)? ... Recapping yesterday's action (27:43), looking at the Most Added list (32:00), discussing Rick Porcello (37:05) and a few other SPs before a thorough look at next week's two-start pitchers (49:40) and a preview of today's matchups (53:40) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
August 30, 2018
08/30: 28 Days Later ... (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Looking at the best of the last 28 days, but first let's do some "Hey, Real Quick" with Tyler White vs. Tyler O'Neill and a couple of stud OFs in 2019. Then it's on to yesterday's standouts as we discuss several "Trevors" who pitched. Anyone buying Trevor Williams? ... We've got your MLB news with a rotation candidate in HOU that you should be interested in. We'll also review yesterday's action and wonder if it's time to drop Sean Newcomb, if we're buying CC Sabathia's strikeouts, if Mike Minor's success is sustainable and which underowned hitters such as Adalberto Mondesi can help with steals. Plus bullpen updates as the PHI bullpen gets even crazier ... Standouts over the last 28 days! Looking at each hitting position and finding the gems including several who may still be available in your leagues ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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55 min
August 29, 2018
08/29: 2019 Busts, Tue. Recap, Worryometer (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Adam comes out swinging with a bold prediction about a 2019 bust and Scott and Chris talk about a couple of other candidates (5:00). Then we've got yesterday's standouts (6:45) such as Tyler O'Neill, Randal Grichuk and Christian Yelich ... Worryometer time (16:00)! How concerned are we about Charlie Morton, Brian Dozier, Kenley Jansen and a few others? We'll also give you bullpen updates (27:03) and discuss three very interesting 2018 breakouts (28:40) ... Recapping yesterday's big developments (35:00) with some overowned hitters and SPs. Is it time to drop Julio Teheran and Taylor Ward? Why should you be paying attention to Jake Junis now? Are we done with Kyle Gibson and Elvis Andrus? Plus a look at today's matchups (48:06) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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51 min
August 28, 2018
08/28: Bregman's Breakout, Mon. Recap, Fantasy Regulators (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Are we buying or selling Carlos Rodon? I think you know what the answer is. We also tell you if Shohei Ohtani is overowned (5:25), which RPs you could add for saves (8:00), if Luis Urias is worth adding (10:00) and much more ... Alex Bregman has been incredible this year, so how can we find next year's Bregman (11:55)? Chris gives you some 2019 breakout candidates ... Three up (17:48) including Daniel Murphy and his Wrigley Field splits, Juan Soto's recent struggles (23:30), yesterday's rotation (26:32) with our thoughts on Stephen Strasburg, Jon Lester, Noah Syndergaard and more and then it's time for the Fantasy Regulators (33:00)! Plus a look at today's matchups (41:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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44 min
August 27, 2018
08/27: Weekend Roundup - Sit Morales!? (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Kendrys Morales will be in an NL park this week making him an iffy start, but you still have to pick this guy up. Which SPs are we recommending this week (5:00)? Can you trust a guy like Derek Holland with your season on the line? ... Big news including a bunch of bullpen updates (8:58) in NYY, LAD and CLE. And we talk about some SPs we are ready to sit (15:00), ready to buy (16:25), ready to add (17:35) and ready to drop (18:45). Are we adding Lucas Giolito? Sitting Jose Berrios? ... More bullpen updates (23:45), who we added and dropped, the Most Added list (28:40), streaking hitters like Tyler O'Neill, Billy McKinney and Luke Voit (32:30), your SP roundup from the weekend (39:04) and a look at today's matchups late in the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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51 min
August 24, 2018
08/24: What the Elite Hitters Have in Common; Week 23 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
It's tough to find our favorite two-start pitcher for Week 23, but we'll give it a shot anyway (2:00)! Then Adam thinks he may have discovered a trend involving the best hitters in Fantasy (3:25) ... Yesterday's standouts include Sean Newcomb (6:45) and a scorching hot Anthony Rizzo (8:55) and the very interesting Rizzo split that may explain his season. We've got your latest MLB news (11:55), interesting statistical tidbits (16:50) on Ozzie Albies, Gleyber Torres and more, plus yesterday's top SPs (25:50) like David Price and Cole Hamels ... Discussing Ian Desmond (29:50), fringy SPs (31:08), the Most Added list (33:36), a new steals source (38:05) and a complete look at two-start pitchers (42:00). Stay tuned for a preview of today's matchups ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
August 23, 2018
08/23: Worryometer, Lucky SPs, Mailbag (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Are Clay Buchholz (1:40) and Carlos Rodon (5:52) awesome or lucky? Or somewhere in between? And who else stood out on Thursday (10:40)? We've got plenty of good from Thursday but also some bad as we get the Worryometer (14:00) out for Stephen Strasburg, Kenley Jansen and Charlie Morton ... More bullpen frustration (20:00), rockin' rookie SPs (30:23), a segment for Thomas Pannone (32:48) and a renewed wager involving Chris Towers and a listener (36:15) ... Christian Yelich vs. Charlie Blackmon (39:15), underowned hitters (41:16) and SP talk from yesterday (43:14). Plus a look at today's matchups at the end of the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
August 22, 2018
08/22: Nats Trades, Kopech, More from Tuesday (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Daniel Murphy (2:10) and Matt Adams (4:44) are on the move! Who wins? Who loses? Any sneaky NL-Only adds to be made? And let's talk about Michael Kopech and his MLB debut (6:30) plus more Tuesday standouts like Kole Calhoun (9:45), Kevin Gausman (12:00) and Blake Snell (14:30) ... MLB news (18:55) including the Aroldis Chapman, Jose Abreu and Buster Posey situations, lineup notes (26:40) and the Worryometer for one struggling OF (29:21) ... Hot hitters we don't care about (31:22), yesterday's rotation (32:00), fringy SPs (35:35) and wondering if it's time to drop Dylan Bundy plus a couple of deep league guys you may want to keep an eye on (42:00). We also preview today's matchups (43:50) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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51 min
August 21, 2018
08/21: Bullpens, Breakouts and Birthdays (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Reacting to what's happening in the MIL, LAD and ATL bullpens (1:25) before getting into Monday's standouts as Mike Fiers (4:35) had another great start. We also wonder if Ross Stripling will get back to the rotation (6:48) and what's going on with Chris Archer (12:14)? ... Are we buying breakouts from Zack Wheeler and Xander Bogaerts (17:22)? And is Buster Posey done being a great catcher (21:45)? Scott and Adam also tell you how to break a tie in the playoffs (25:16) and how to reduce the impact of two-start pitchers in a playoff matchup (26:08) ... It's Luke Weaver's birthday so let's talk about him (30:00)! Plus more from yesterday including RIck Porcello's problem (34:32), streaking hitters (38:30) and fringy SPs (41:30) before we preview today's matchups (43:10) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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48 min
August 20, 2018
08/20: Weekend Roundup - Kopech Time! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Michael Kopech and Stephen Gonsalves are up (1:25)! Who should you drop for them? We've also got a couple of hitters to add (6:06) and several SPs to add (9:15) for this week and going forward ... Any one-start streamers this week (17:31)? Would you dare trust Wei-Yin Chen? Also what's going on in bullpens around baseball (21:00)? And as we get to Fantasy Baseball crunch time, which SPs do we trust (22:00)? Luis Severino? Cole Hamels? Dallas Keuchel? ... Most Added players (32:00), hitters to know about (39:00) and so many SPs to review (40:40). Plus a look at today's matchups (53:35) ... Your emails at fantasyfootball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
August 17, 2018
08/17: Forsythe, Blackmon, Mazara and Week 22 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
A lot to talk about including Logan Forsythe's ridiculous run with MIN. Will there be any prospects that make an impact down the stretch (4:00)? Who are our favorite two-start pitchers for Week 22 (7:50)? Has Charlie Blackmon been a bust (11:40) and what do we think for next year? ... Welcome back Nomar Mazara (14:45)! Also yesterday's standouts (17:40) include Clay Buchholz, Jon Lester, Michael Conforto and more ... Available OFs (31:00), available Shortstops (34:10), struggling stud infielders (38:10), yesterday's noteworthy SPs (41:52), a thorough look at next week's two-start pitchers (45:25) and today's matchups (56:40) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
August 16, 2018
08/16: Worryometer, Mailbag, Rodon, Ryu and More (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Carlos Rodon (3:00) Hyun-Jin Ryu (5:45) and Kevin Gausman (7:50) stood out on the mound last night. Are we buying their performances and can we trust them down the stretch? And is Joey Votto becoming Miguel Cabrera (13:30)? ... It's Thurryomter Thursday (17:00)! How worried are we about Ian Desmond, Carlos Santana, Jose Berrios and a few others? We've also got a fun new segment we can't wait to debut (23:25) ... Bullpen (33:33), Double Dongs and our thoughts on Tyler White (35:33), an underowned Mets infielder (39:00), an overowned Cubs outfielder (41:25), Zack Wheeler (48:40), fringy SPs (49:30), deep league guys and today's matchups (55:05) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
August 15, 2018
08/15: Acuna vs. Soto (Again); Tue. Standouts; Breakout SPs (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Let's start the show with a couple of Rays that could be worth adding (2:06). Will Jalen Beeks throw enough innings to matter and is Willy Adames all of a sudden a stolen base threat? Also, are we buying Jhoulys Chacin (5:45)? We also talk about two catchers you can add (8:00) and a couple of SPs who might be really awesome (10:30)! ... MLB news (13:40), wondering if it's time to sit Joey Votto (19:31), if it's time to add Miguel Sano (26:26) and what to make of some crazy MLB stats (28:40). Plus Scott goes in-depth on the Juan Soto vs. Ronald Acuna debate (31:00) ... Bullpen notes (37:05), managing Milwaukee (38:03), ranking some interesting SPs (40:35), hot hitters like Ryan Braun (43:43) and more from yesterday, plus a look at today's matchups (48:15) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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53 min
August 14, 2018
08/14: Severino, Acuna, Carpenter, Fantasy Regulators! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We've got the good and the bad from Monday to talk about. Let's start with Luis Severino (1:50) and his struggles before discussing the amazing Braves outfielder who is NOT named Ronald Acuna (4:21)! And then let's talk about Acuna (7:45)! What is his value this year and is he more valuable than someone like Anthony Rizzo in a dynasty league? ... Nick Castellanos (11:50) and Matt Carpenter (14:45) are among the Monday standouts. When should Carpenter get drafted next year? We also talk MLB news (19:20) including Robinson Cano's return and updates on several injured stars before discussing two catching prospects (23:00) and two pitching prospects (24:55) that have debuted or will do so shortly ... Bullpen (28:30), Trustometer on several SPs (29:40), hitters who are trending up (41:00), hitters who are trending down (45:50), today's matchups (53:00) and Fantasy Regulators (55:45) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
August 13, 2018
08/13: Weekend Roundup - Glasnow, Prospects and More (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Starting with some hitters (2:00) to add including a couple of Rays and an underrated STL OF. Then we've got SPs to add (4:10) for both this week and rest of season as we give our thoughts on Tyler Glasnow and some two-start streamers. If you want some one-start streamers, we've got that for you too (6:35)! ... Big MLB news (11:20) as Kenta Maeda and Ross Stripling are in the bullpen but with different outlooks rest of season. We also have some interesting call-ups (17:15) to discuss. Do we have any interest in Kyle Tucker this time around? How about the two guys TOR called up? Then it's on to Buy or Sell (20:40) with some SPs who have excelled lately. Find out why Dereck Rodriguez can't be this good ... Bullpen notes (26:00), Most Added list (34:10), more hitters to consider (43:41) and soooo much SP talk (45:10) to end the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
August 10, 2018
08/10: New Closers; Berrios Fight; Week 21 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We start the show with a rundown of RPs you can pick up for saves. We're looking at LAD, MIN, MIL, COL and possibly NYY as places with potential openings. Then we'll tell you our favorite two-start pitcher for Fantasy Week 21 (8:40) and get into Thursday's standouts which include the amazing Mookie Betts (11:06) and the frustrating Rick Porcello (16;38) ... Get the scoop on some hot hitters who are widely available (19:50). And for some reason, things get really heated as we talk about Jose Berrios (24:20). Is he a borderline ace, or are there too many bad starts for that designation? ... News and notes (30:00), lineup changes (31:55), Coors Field trends (35:30), Most Added players (39:30), yesterday's SP performances (49:00), two-start pitchers (51:45) and weekend streamers (1:00:15) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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64 min
August 9, 2018
08/09: Finding Next Year's Breakouts; Wed. Recap (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Cody Allen blew another save and David Dahl (3:20) had another good game. We also discuss Luis Severino's encouraging outing (6:10) and Clayton Kershaw's one strikeout (7:35) before telling you about a sneaky pitcher that could be huge for Fantasy owners down the stretch (10:25) ... Looking at three of this year's breakouts (15:55) Jacob deGrom, Patrick Corbin and Francisco Lindor and trying to figure out who is next. Which stats are we looking at to determine this? Plus we've got "Buy Low or Heck No?" (25:28) with Chris Archer, Jose Quintana and Dee Gordon ... Talking steals sources (27:55), Fantasy playoff formats (31:10) and more from yesterday including more encouraging signs from German Marquez and Trevor Richards (39:05) and our thoughts on more SPs (42:40) like Marco Gonzales and Mike Fiers. We also preview today's matchups (54:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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57 min
August 8, 2018
08/08: Glasnow, Leg Kicks, Emails and More (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Tyler Glasnow was awesome but can we trust him going forward? What do we make of Jameson Taillon's complete game @COL (5:10)? What is Shohei Ohtani's value (12:00) ... Some interesting deep league hitters (16:50) including one who eliminated a leg kick and is raking now. Also a round of "Hey, Real Quick" (20:30), a deep analysis of Khris Davis and Justin Upton (25:30) and debating Roto vs. H2H (29:05) ... More from yesterday including hot hitters (32:00) and a lot of SPs (34:01). Dallas Keuchel and Madison Bumgarner have some concerning peripherals, while Andrew Heaney may be hitting a wall. We've also got bullpen notes (45:30), a lot of emails (47:30) and a look at today's matchups (52:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
August 7, 2018
08/07: Surprisingly Good SP Performances (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Lance Lynn, Dereck Rodriguez, Wei-Yin Chen and Jake Arrieta are just a few of the SPs who stood out last night. We'll dedicate today's show to figuring out who is legit. First, how about some buy low and sell high candidates (2:42) as trade deadlines approach? ... MLB news (8:40) on Mike Trout, Shohei Ohtani, Eloy Jimenez and more. Then we get into Lynn (15:00) and Rodriguez (17:40) and some "Hey, Real Quick" (20:30) with a couple of stud SPs, Max Muncy and two other 1B, and Bryce Harper vs. Javier Baez ... Bullpen notes (26:40), discussing nearly every SP from last night (28:40) including Luke Weaver and Cole Hamels, what to do with slumping hitters (35:58), thoughts on Jeff McNeil (40:00), Team Name Tuesday (43:23), Fun with Fangraphs (44:48), Grade the Trade (53:08) and a look at today's matchups (57:40) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
August 6, 2018
08/06: Weekend Roundup - SPs to Rely On (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Let's start out with hitters (3:14) and SPs (7:18) to add. Are we ready to rely on Steven Souza, Aledmys Diaz, Matt Boyd and Trevor Cahill? Plus our thoughts on some weekend standouts (12:00) including Zack Wheeler and Ryan Borucki ... How to approach Mike Trout (16:00) and more news from around MLB. We'll also talk about some struggling studs (20:00) including Jon Lester and Luis Severino before reviewing the Most Added list (26:00) ... Top hitters from the weekend (32:23) and then a long discussion about SPs (36:50) including who to add, drop, buy or sell for your stretch run. We also preview today's matchups (56:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
August 3, 2018
08/03: Odor's Amazing Night; Pearce's HRs; Week 20 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We start the show by telling you just how incredible and unlikely Rougned Odor's Thursday night was and what it means going forward. Also, do we have a new closer for MIA (4:10)? And a quick peak at two-start pitchers for Week 20 (5:50) ... Big news on Mike Trout (10:00) and more, plus Thursday's standouts (13:30) including Maikel Franco, Brandon Nimmo and Ronald Acuna. We'll also talk about the multi-HR guys (19:40) like Steve Pearce and a couple of LAD sluggers, one of which is overowned ... Bullpen updates (23:52), Most Added players (25:30), Kershaw and Bumgarner thoughts (32:45), ranking more SPs (35:00), Addometer for Kendrys Morales and others (38:30), Dropometer for Mitch Haniger and others (42:00), a complete rundown of two-start pitchers (52:45), Fantasy Regulators (57:05) and today's matchups (1:03:00). Yeah, it's a busy show! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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66 min
August 2, 2018
08/02: Big debuts and July recap (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We break down Cole Hamels' debut with the Cubs and Tyler Glasnow's debut with the Rays before breaking down July's leaders at each position. Is the first base position still weak? Buying Kole Calhoun's big month? Your emails at FantasyBaseball@CBSi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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55 min
August 1, 2018
08/01: Trade Deadline Madness; Tue. Recap (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We've got winners (2:30) and losers (7:25) from yesterday's trades. Why is this trade good for Chris Archer? Why might Brian Dozier's value be taking a hit? What happens to Travis Shaw now, and is Kevin Gausman going to be better in ATL? Also, how about that Tommy Pham trade (15:45)! ... Tuesday's standouts (29:03) include Daniel Murphy, Jeremy Jeffress and Zack Godley. We also give you some deep league options (33:00) and rank a bunch of SPs (35:22) including Jake Arrieta, Jon Gray, Jack Flaherty and more. Plus get a list of underowned players (43:45) you should pick up if available as we debate Kole Calhoun's value and more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
July 31, 2018
07/31: Trades, Regulators, Important Fantasy Questions (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Closers are on the move! We react to the Giles/Osuna swap (2:40), Keone Kela's move to PIT (6:00) and more trades from around MLB like Ian Kinsler to BOS (9:50) ... How about those pitching performances in Boston and Seattle last night (15:33), they were much better than Robbie Ray's performance (19:40). What's the latest on Josh Donaldson (26:20) and do we feel compelled to keep Shane Bieber and Freddy Peralta (27:00)? ... Important Fantasy questions (31:00): Is Elvis Andrus back? Are we worried about Max Muncy's slump? Is Tommy Pham droppable? When do buy low candidates become busts? We also recap more from yesterday (42:20), grade your trades (49:30) and get the Fantasy Regulators out (52:10) to lay down the law ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
July 30, 2018
07/30: Weekend Roundup - Severino, Newcomb and More (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
It wasn't the most exciting weekend in terms of "must-add" players, but we'll give you a hitter (1:50) and a few pitchers (4:22) to add and react to Sean Newcomb's amazing performance (10:00) ... Let's talk trades (19:00)! What happens to the Fantasy values of Mike Moustakas and Travis Shaw? Who is closing for BAL? Is Francisco Arcia worth adding? We also take a look at the Most Added list (22:26) before discussing some SPs who just haven't been themselves (26:50) headlined by Luis Severino and also including Madison Bumgarner and Lance McCullers among others ... Deep league hitters (35:00) and a lot of SP talk (41:25) as we recap the weekend performances and preview today's matchups (58:20) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
July 27, 2018
07/27: Best Playoff Schedules; Judge Replacements; Week 19 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Aaron Judge could miss a month, so who should Fantasy owners turn to for help (2:20)? And who are our favorite free agent two-start pitchers for Fantasy Week 19 (8:40)? ... Talking J.A. Happ (10:20), Cole Hamels (13:00) and new closers who may emerge due to MLB trades. Then it's on to Thursday's standouts including Dereck Rodriguez (17:00), Kyle Gibson (18:45), an infielder who may be turning things around (20:40) and more ... The latest on top prospects (27:00), comparing Juan Soto vs. Bryce Harper (29:35) and an in-depth look at which players and teams have favorable schedules in your Fantasy playoffs (34:25). Also, which SPs could be shut down due to innings limits? Plus a deeper look at two-start pitchers (52:00), Grade the Trade (55:31) and today's matchups (58:20) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
July 26, 2018
07/26: Dropometer, Regulators, Bauer over Kershaw? (Fantasy Baseball Today)
Nate Eovaldi has been much better at home than on the road this year, but we're not sure that matters as he goes to the Red Sox. We break down the trade before discussing how droppable Dylan Bundy is, if Trevor Bauer is better than Clayton Kershaw and what we expect from Jon Gray and Jameson Taillon going forward ... Giving you some Gary Sanchez replacements before we get into Wednesday's standouts. Are we ready to trust Robbie Ray? Do we have a closer controversy in Cleveland? Also, it's been a rough week for rookie pitchers like Walker Buehler, Freddy Peralta and more ... Dropometer! Are we ready to give up on Andrew McCutchen, Eric Hosmer, Paul DeJong and a few others? We also get into a few rankings debates and the Fantasy Regulators are back to lay down the law ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
July 25, 2018
07/25: Trades, Ownometer, Hot Hitters & More (Fantasy Baseball Today)
Zach Britton becomes the latest closer to change teams. We talk about that trade (1:50) and wonder who is next to get moved? Then it's on to Tuesday's standouts (8:22) including Homer Bailey, Carlos Rodon, Austin Gomber (12:00) and Shane Bieber ... Thoughts on Gary Sanchez rest of season (16:00), a new prospect to know (17:35) and fringy SPs to consider adding (23:25) such as Joe Musgrove and Zack Wheeler. Plus, is Eugenio Suarez a star (25:35)? ... Let's get out the Ownometer (37:14) for some hot hitters! Josh Bell, Michael Conforto, Rougned Odor and more. We also discuss more streaking hitters (46:30) like Wil Myers and Yasmani Grandal and discuss what's legit and what's simply a hot streak. And stay tuned for Grade the Trade (54:15) and a look at today's matchups at the end of the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
July 24, 2018
07/24: Kluber concerns, Newcomb debate, and trade preview (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Is it time to panic about Corey Kluber? Is he no longer in the ace discussion? Is his knee a concern? Plus we debate Sean Newcomb's value, look for replacements for Blake Snell, preview the trade deadline, and your emails at FantasyBaseball@CBSi.com.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
July 23, 2018
07/23: Weekend Roundup - All Hail King Carp (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
You can?t praise Matt Carpenter too much, but we tried on Monday. The hottest hitter in baseball put together a historic week, and it was a good opportunity to sing the praises of some key advanced stats that never gave up on him. Plus weekend breakouts, Velasquez vs. Bundy, and over/under-owned pitchers. Your emails at FantasyBaseball@CBSi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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68 min
July 20, 2018
07/20: CLE/SD closer situations, Mejia, and Fantasy Jeopardy (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We break down the Brad Hand trade from every angle as we return from the All-Star break. Who will close in San Diego and Cleveland? What kind of value does Francisco Mejia have? Plus, Jose Martinez vs. Jake Bauers, Jesse Winker vs. Jake Bauers, and a whole lot more Jake Bauers talk. Fantasy Jeopardy, Week 18 two-star pitchers, and more. Emails at FantasyBaseball@CBSi.com ... this episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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52 min
July 19, 2018
07/18: Manny Machado trade, Bold Predictions, and Prospects (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We prepare you for the start of the second half with sleeper pitchers to consider for this weekend, but first we break down the Manny Machado trade. Are any of the prospects the Orioles picked up worth considering? Plus, Scott White's second-half breakouts, our bold predictions for the second half, and prospect call-ups to look forward to. Your emails at FantasyBaseball@CBSi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
July 17, 2018
07/17: Predicting Second Half All-Stars (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Another year, another short debate about the effects of the Home Run Derby on second half production. Is there a Derby Curse? We've also got a number of SPs with good matchups this weekend that you can add (8:00). Do we trust Lance Lynn against KC or Dereck Rodriguez against OAK? ... Grade The Trade (15:00) and Team Name Tuesday (21:50)! Some Dynasty League trades to grade on today's show ... Predicting second-half All-Stars at C (24:22), 1B (26:28), 2B (28:58), 3B (33:18), SS (36:18), OF (39:00), SP (43:30) and RP (47:50). Some names are obvious but others may surprise you. How much do we believe in Willson Contreras, Yoan Moncada and Marcell Ozuna? Also the Fantasy Regulators are back (49:54)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
July 16, 2018
07/16: Weekend Roundup - Jon Gray, Hooray! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Need a hitter (3:00) or a pitcher to add (5:20)? We've got some names for you at the top of the show. We compare Jake Bauers to other hitters on the Most Added list and discuss Jon Gray, Nick Kingham (8:18) and a more. Plus, is A.J. Minter a must-add now (11:48)? ... Buy/Sell/Hold (17:33) for Dallas Keuchel, Sean Manaea and a couple others. Meanwhile, we get the Dropometer out (27:06) for Sean Newcomb which inspires an excellent debate, Kyle Hendricks and Cole Hamels ... Bullpen notes (35:00), more from the Most Added list (40:40), Gregory Polanco's hot streak, noteworthy SP performances from over the weekend (45:35) and more. What do we make of Shane Bieber and are we concerned about Gerrit Cole's control? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
July 13, 2018
07/13: Fantasy Feud, Struggling Aces and More (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
It has been a bit of a slow week in the Fantasy Baseball world, but we've still made some interesting add/drops lately (1:30) that we'll tell you about, and we look at the Most Added list to see who Fantasy owners are adding. Then it's on to Thursday's standouts (5:25) as yet another Rockies SP is thriving, Jameson Taillon dazzled and Heath thinks there is a first baseman that is very underowned ... Last night's aces were terrible (14:43)! Any concerns with Kluber, Severino, Scherzer, Snell and Morton? What about the powerless Joey Votto (20:15)? ... "Hey, Real Quick" with Tyler Skaggs (28:26) and Jesus Aguilar (29:40). Plus yesterday's double dongs (31:20), good-to-possibly-great SPs (33:08), fringy SPs (36:45) and finally the Fantasy Feud (41:00)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
July 12, 2018
07/12: The Next Ramirez; Wed. Recap; Regulators (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Who is the next Jose Ramirez (2:15)? Which players could come out of nowhere to become stars? Heath, Chris and our listeners give some suggestions. Then we discuss Wednesday's standouts including Carlos Rodon (9:12) and some other fringy SPs, Marco Gonzales (16:25), Jesse Winker (18:00) and obviously Greg Bird ... Worried about George Springer (22:30)? Don't be! Are we buying Trevor Story (31:30)? Concerned about Dylan Bundy (36:30) or Johnny Cueto? ... More from yesterday including standouts hitters like Justin Smoak (40:35), SPs like Jacob deGrom (44:40) and then it's time for the Fantasy Regulators (49:30) and a look at today's matchups ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
July 11, 2018
07/11: Worryometer; Bregman Breakout (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
A lot to cover from yesterday's games including Wil Myers' unbelievable streak (1:20) and if anything has changed in his profile, how excited you should be about Enyel De Los Santos (3:45) and Stephen Piscotty (4:24) and a lot of Alex Bregman talk (10:50). Is Bregman a legit power hitter now? ... Some deep league steals options (19:05) and SPs you can pick up (20:30) including Tyler Anderson and Marcus Stroman. Also, more players who are struggling but may be too good to drop (25:35) ... Worryometer Wednesday (28:40)! Our thoughts on Clayton Kershaw, Jose Abreu, Anthony Rizzo and a few others. We also have a spirited debate about Jose Berrios' value (40:00), cover more from yesterday and grade your trades (53:00) before previewing today's games (57:40) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
July 10, 2018
07/10: It Might Be Time to Drop These Players ... (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Michael Conforto, Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre continue to take up space on your rosters. They are among the players we discuss today as we wonder who has too much upside to drop and who can finally be cut loose. But first we react to Chris Archer's bad start (4:31), Danny Duffy's great start (5:55), Stephen Piscotty's streak (10:38) and Enyel De Los Santos' upcoming debut (12:45) ... Thoughts on Buster Posey's hip (14:00) before we talk about those struggling hitters and who we can cut loose (16:23). We also ask our listeners who they are too afraid to drop right now (25:50) ... Bullpen notes (35:33), Magical Miami Marlins (37:35) and Scott's thoughts on some 2018 breakouts (39:00) like Eddie Rosario, Nick Castellanos and Aaron Hicks. Who is legit? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
July 9, 2018
07/09: Weekend Roundup - Tucker Time! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Kyle Tucker is up, but he's not the only player we're adding. We start with two hitters (2:26) and two SPs to add (5:30) as Jake Bauers and Jordan Zimmermann stand out. Then it's on to Tucker (11:30) and a couple of other prospects to look at ... Are Ryan Borucki and Anibal Sanchezi legit (16:45)? Which one-start streamers could help you this week (21:21)? We also look at the Most Added list (31:10) and bullpen notes (34:35) with a lot of saves available on the waiver wire ...Hitters (37:20) and SPs (41:10) that stood out over the weekend. So much SP talk for you, plus a look at today's matchups (57:12) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
July 6, 2018
07/06: Turner, Cueto, Most Added, Week 16 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Is this the start of a huge second half for Trea Turner (5:55), and which other All-Star could carry your team to a Fantasy title? Who are our favorite two-start pitchers for Fantasy Week 16 (8:00)? We've got all that and more on today's show ... Johnny Cueto (12:10) struggled and Marco Gonzales thrived (14:30) last night as we discuss the standouts. Heath also provides some good humidor research (17:55) and we play "Hey, Real Quick" (24:00) with John Hicks vs. Salvador Perez, Eduardo Escobar vs. Jurickson Profar and more ... Most Added players (30:20), Dee Gordon's struggles and why things could improve (36:00), overowned OFs (39:50), yesterday's fringy SPs (47:21), a deeper look into two-start pitchers (50:45) and weekend streamers (55:50) ... Your email at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
July 5, 2018
07/05: Worryometer, Name That Player and More! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We're recapping the last two days of action which included two brilliant starts at Coors Field on Wednesday (3:14). Are we buying Tyler Anderson or Andrew Suarez? And what is Shohei Ohtani's value as a hitter right now (6:55)? There is a lot to consider ... Bullpen notes (14:00) and our first edition of Name That Player (17:00) in 2018! Heath has to try to guess as Adam gives clues about three hitters who are tearing it up lately ... Worryometer (28:00) for Clayton Kershaw and his low swinging strike rate, Kyle Hendricks, Dallas Keuchel, Jose Berrios, Bryce Harper and Cesar Hernandez. We also discuss the good (41:00), average (43:15) and bad SPs (48:35) from the last two days before previewing today's matchups (56:06) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com Today's episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
July 4, 2018
07/04: Trade Targets, Fun With Fangraphs, Mailbag (Recorded Tuesday)
It's a special July 4th edition of the Fantasy Baseball Today Podcast as we tell you who we're looking to acquire in trade and players who have been lucky or unlucky this year before we dip into the mailbag and answer your questions.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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38 min
July 3, 2018
07/03: SPs We Can Trust; Trade Deadline Speculation (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
After marveling at the greatness of Francisco Lindor (2:15) and wondering if he is a Top 5 pick now, we talk about a lot of SPs! Is Ryan Borucki worth adding (5;00)? Is Madison Bumgarner a Top 10 SP (6:55)? How are we feeling about Robbie Ray (11:55)? ... The Dodgers went nuts last night (20:00)! We rank their hitters and wonder if Max Muncy is legit. We also welcome back A.J. Pollock (29:15), discuss Willians Astudillo (31:00) and tell you which RPs could get traded and who would replace them for save chances (34:16) ... "Too Good To Drop (39:00)?" Are Adam Eaton, Andrew McCutchen, Marzel Ozuna and a few others undroppable? Plus Team Name Tuesday (46:15), more on yesterday's SPs (48:30), Grade the Trade (50:36) and today's matchups (56:25) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com Today's episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
July 2, 2018
07/02: Weekend Roundup - Interesting SPs to Add (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
There seem to be more pitchers than hitters to add, yet we'll still give you a few bats to keep an eye on (2:40) including Avisail Garcia and our favorite SPs to add (6:10) including Jonathan Loaisiga. And get ready for another controversial one-start streaming option from Adam (12:30) ... Reacting to the demotions (22:04) of Jon Gray and Walker Buehler. Are they worth stashing? We've also got bullpen updates (27:15) as Will Smith gets some saves and a look at the Most Added list (30:18) ... Pitchers, pitchers, pitchers! The last 25 minutes are dedicated to the SPs you should be pumped about (37:28), worried about (41:10) and ready to add to your teams (49:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
June 29, 2018
06/29: Thu. Recap, Most Added, Week 15 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Jesus Aguilar (2:00) and Javier Baez (5:12) look like true breakouts. Can they keep this up? And we give you a sneak peak at our favorite two-start pitchers for Week 15 (9:50) before expanding on it later in the show ... Welcome Back (14:30) to Jorge Polanco and Jorge Bonifacio, plus Chris Taylor as he returns to the lineup. How good are these guys? Then we talk about some of the most frustrating players in Fantasy: Jon Gray (20:55), Jose Quintana (24:20) and Brian Dozier (27:03) ... Hot hitters (37:50) including Rhys Hoskins and Kevin Kiermaier, Most Added players (40:40) including a number of Catchers and a HOU prospect, two-start pitchers (48:40) and weekend streamers (55::45) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
June 28, 2018
06/28: Bieber Fever; Fantasy Overreactions; Regulators (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Yeah we love Shane Bieber right now (3:00) but how does he compare to other available SPs (10:25) like Zach Eflin, Kyle Gibson, Danny Duffy and Zack Wheeler? ... Wednesday's standouts include Robbie Ray (17:00) and Alex Bregman (17:40). We also discuss Shohei Ohtani's value (26:00) and, yeah, Archie Bradley pooping his pants (29:40) ... Where is Joey Votto's power? Then it's time for some Fantasy overreactions (37:30) about Luis Castillo, Carlos Santana, Rougned Odor and others. We also discuss hot hitters (44:00), slumping hitters (46:06) and yesterday's pitching performances and then the Fantasy Regulators return (54:05) to settle league disputes ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
June 27, 2018
06/27: Morton, Donaldson, "FOOLED YOU" and the Circle of Trust (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Chris and Scott discuss excellent starts from Charlie Morton, Freddy Peralta and Nate Eovaldi and cover everything else you need to know from around the Fantasy Baseball landscape. We find out which SPs are in Scott's circle of trust and if the guys are ready to drop Jake Junis, Also: Matt Carpenter is destroying baseballs, Josh Donaldson had a setback, Jake Arrieta continues to frustrate his owners and there's much more to get to.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
June 26, 2018
06/26: Snell, Choo, Trout, Grade the Trade and More (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
How good is Blake Snell (2:40)? How bad is Gio Gonzalez (7:30)? How worried are we about Mike Trout's injury (13:48)? ... Replacements for Gary Sanchez (18:30) and more news from around MLB before we get into some deep league options (22:30) like Randal Grichuk, Brad Keller and Stephen Piscotty. And we talk about Shin-Soo Choo (28:32) who has been a Top 20 OF. Also, is it time to drop Josh Hader in points leagues (31:53)? ... Double dongs (39:30) and a lot of SP talk after yesterday's games. We play "Are They Studs?" (41:18) with Kenta Maeda, Cole Hamels, Mike Foltynewicz, Mike Clevinger, Tyler Skaggs and more. Plus Team Name Tuesday (50:30), Grade the Trade (51:45) and today's matchups at the end of the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
June 25, 2018
06/25: Weekend Roundup - Stream One-Start SPs? (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
From Jake Bauers (1:30) to Shane Bieber (4:53) to Marcus Stroman and more, we've got the players you need to add. Plus a heated debate on the value of streaming one-start pitchers with good matchups (10:30) ... Big news on Roberto Osuna among others (15:00), who we added and dropped (19:40) including Yuli Gurriel and Jon Jay, a look at the Most Added list (24:04) and a bunch of confusing bullpen situations (29:40) ... Discussing the weekend's top hitters (35:00) and whether or not Derek Dietrich is legit. Then it's all about the SPs (38:30) for the remainder of the show. Our thoughts on Domingo German, Marco Estrada, Dallas Keuchel and so many others ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
June 22, 2018
06/22: Buy or Sell, Week 14 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Leading off the show with Kyle Gibson talk, a Mike Trout discussion and how we rank Wil Myers (7:00) now that he has returned from injury. Then Scott and Heath tell you their favorite two-start pitchers for Week 14 (9:05) before we play Buy or Sell (15:10). Are Madison Bumgarner, Billy Hamilton and Zack Godley back? Is now the time to buy low on Carlos Martinez (17:40)? Is Ketel Marte legit? ... We discuss Kyle Hendricks' recent struggles (25:25), if any SPs have innings limits (29:23), bullpen news (31:30), the Most Added list (37:15) and prospects to add (40:40) ... A closer look at next week's two-start pitchers (48:30), then it's on to Grade the Trade (54:03), Fantasy Regulators (55:40) and weekend streamers to end the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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65 min
June 21, 2018
06/21: Trade Talk, Arrieta, Albies and More (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
It's a Thursday trade show as we help you buy low and sell high. First, our Wednesday standouts are a bit unusual as we discuss Frankie Montas (3:05) and Michael Fulmer (5:45) before getting into the CHC bullpen without Brandon Morrow (12:00) ... A couple of fun Twitter polls (13:40) leading into our trade talk. Buy low candidates (18:50) including the obvious Brian Dozier, sell high candidates (22:55) including Gleyber Torres and players we're actually concerned about (26:22) which features two players recently off the DL. Scott will also tell us if he's worried or optimistic (28:02) about Cody Bellinger, Justin Turner, Edwin Encarnacion and Anthony Rendon ... Recapping yesterday's action with a look at Yadier Molina (35:25), Ozzie Albies (38:21), plenty of SPs (42:15) like Charlie Morton, Jake Arrieta and Jake Junis. Plus a look at today's matchups at the end of the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
June 20, 2018
06/20: Underachievers Day! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Let's talk about some early-round underachievers, but first let's focus on the positive as Domingo German, Rich Hill and Freddy Peralta (2:10) dazzled last night. How do we rank them going forward? And how much do we like Sam Dyson (9:30) as the new SF closer? ... "Hey, Real Quick" has Jesus Aguilar vs. Brandon Belt (15:00) and Eduardo Escobar vs. Rafael Devers (16:50). We've also got bullpen news (19:40) and three players who have homered in three straight games (21:20) ... Underachievers Day features Jose Altuve (23:30), Joey Votto (24:54), Trea Turner (28:40), Bryce Harper (31:45), Giancarlo Stanton (33:06), Gary Sanchez (36:03) and Kris Bryant (36:45). Then we recap yesterday's action (41:00) as we look at frustrating SPs like Luke Weaver and Jameson Taillon, steals specialists, Mike Clevinger's strikeouts, Blake Snell's walks and a look at today's matchups (52:10) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
June 19, 2018
06/19: Pivetta; Regulators; RPs Who Could Get Traded (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Kelvin Herrera is the first closer to get traded and we react to that (2:00) before wondering which RP is next to change teams. We've also got a Charlie Blackmon Worryometer (14:30) and prospects who could steal bases (15:51) ... Nick Pivetta (17:40) and a couple of NYM OFs (20:10) are among yesterday's standouts. And stay tuned for Grade the Trade (24:48)! ... Bullpen notes (33:00), confusing Cardinals (35:55), diabolical Diamondbacks (39:00), ranking aces (42:40) and fringy SPs, Fantasy Regulators (55:33) and more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
June 18, 2018
06/18: Weekend Roundup - Finding Players to Add (Fantasy Baseball Today)
It was a fairly normal weekend of baseball but some hitters and pitchers have emerged that can help you this week and going forward. We start with standouts hitters (3:10) such as Ian Desmond and standouts SPs (6:55) such as Wade LeBlanc and Jonathan Loaisiga before telling you who we added and dropped (13:46) and looking at the Most Added list (18:00). Keep an eye on an underowned Tom Murphy ... More bullpen craziness (22:40) as we try to sort out the situation in HOU, PHI and TOR while wondering if two more closers could lose their jobs soon. Also, are we adding Freddy Peralta (30:45)? And which other hitters are catching our eye these days (33:33)? Randal Grichuk, Eric Thames, Jon Jay and of course Bryce Harper deserve a mention ... A lot of SP talk (39:15) late in the show as we discuss Julio Teheran's velocity, Patrick Corbin's fastball, Jon Gray's potential and SPs we want to add ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
June 15, 2018
06/15: SPs to Add; Week 13 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
David Peralta's two home runs are certainly a big story and we'll talk about what he is doing differently this year, but today's show is focused on SPs like Domingo German (6:24), Vince Velasquez, Carlos Rodon and others who can help your team going forward ... Our favorite two-start pitchers for Week 13 (8:24), our thoughts on Miguel Sano (15:42) and some 3B replacements, what strand rate means for SPs (22:40) and prospects to add (31:13) ... Players who are trending up (36:05) including Brandon Nimmo, Trevor Story and Rhys Hoskins, a positive sign for David Price (42:33), deep league options (43:35), more two-start pitchers (51:55) and SPs to stream this weekend (57:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
June 14, 2018
06/14: Rankings! Rankings! Rankings! And Fantasy Regulators! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
A lot of rankings on today's show, but first let's tell you about an awesome and mostly anonymous RP you can add (1:15) and how we're feeling about Dylan Covey (2:24). Then we're ranking rookies (8:26) in seasonal and dynasty formats, ranking aces (14:55) and ranking RPs (18:00) ... Adam is forced to have another Greg Bird argument (27:12) as we talk about some lineup notes from around MLB, then we tell you which hitters (34:15) and pitchers (36:41) are overowned. Rafael Devers? Jake Lamb? Nick Pivetta? Sonny Gray?... Scott and Heath give us some rankings risers (39:12) such as Ross Stripling and John Hicks and rankings fallers (43:45) including Josh Donaldson. We also react to yesterday's SP performances (48:40) and then the Fantasy Regulators (54:15) are back to lay down the law ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
June 13, 2018
06/13: Worryometer; Miggy Replacements; Trout is Good (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Let's just take some time to talk about how great Mike Trout is (2:30)! Then we're ranking LAD OFs (6:08) and giving Miguel Cabrera replacements (8:44). And is John Hicks a Top 12 C rest of season (16:34)? ... Bullpen notes (22:40) including some middle relievers to consider for ratios, Worryometer (27:15) on Ozzie Albies, Javier Baez, Justin Smoak and more. Plus we have a listener edition of the Worryometer (37:50) with Gary Sanchez, Miguel Sano, Carlos Martinez and others ... Reviewing the double dongers from yesterday (49:30), Brian Anderson (51:15) and a slew of SPs to consider (52:05) as we note Chase Anderson's uptick in velocity before we preview today's matchups ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
June 12, 2018
06/12: Prospects, Bumgarner, Players Who Can Carry Your Team (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We've got Francisco Mejia and Willy Adames getting called up (4:40)! Which one should you add? And what do we make of Steven Wright's strong start (8:31) and what's behind Jose Martinez's recent home run binge (13:04)? ... Worryometer for Madison Bumgarner (16:43), Dee Gordon (19:02) and Andrew Heaney (21:10). We also discuss which current MLB players are destined for the Hall of Fame (24:00) before we grade your trades (31:00) ... Thoughts on the surging Teoscar Hernandez (33:15) and the slumping Yoan Moncada (37:32). We also look at yesterday's SPs (40:53) including Carlos Carrasco, Patrick Corbin and Joe Musgrove before Team Name Tuesday (46:20) and finding some players who could turn your Fantasy season around with an amazing stretch of baseball (48;00). Giancarlo Stanton? Kris Bryant? Michael Conforto? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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June 11, 2018
06/11: Weekend Roundup - Are These Players Good? (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
The top players to add this week have spotty track records, which leads us to wonder if they are legitimately good players or just heating up at the right time. We talk Carlos Rodon (1:40), Max Muncy (3:36), Brandon Crawford (3:56), Hector Rondon (7:32) among other RPs, and more hitters (10:43) and SPs (13:04) including Leonys Martin and Frankie Montas ... Who we added and dropped (18:45), a look at the Most Added list (21:38), and some prospect talk (36:21) ... Buy low (41:00) on Zack Godley, Luis Castillo and Dallas Keuchel? Plus much more from over the weekend including a bunch of SPs to consider adding (48:40) and a look at today's matchups (59:40) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
June 8, 2018
06/08: Most Added; Week 12 Help; Is Benintendi Elite? (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Jose Berrios or Blake Snell rest of season (1:30)? They're both pretty awesome! And how eager are we to add Joc Pederson (3:23)? We also play some "Hey, Real Quick" (16:05) with Juan Soto vs. Andrew McCutchen and Ozzie Albies vs. Scooter Gennett, which is a pretty close call ... What to make of Tommy Pham's streaky season (25:25), and what to make of awesome production (34:34) from guys like Evan Gattis, Cody Bellinger and Scott Schebler ... Most Added list (43:14), prospects to stash (47:30), two-start pitchers for Week 12 (51:55) and SPs to stream this weekend (59:40) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
June 7, 2018
06/07: Trade Talk, Players to Add and Drop (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Beginning with yesterday's standouts we wonder if now is the time to try to sell Sonny Gray (1:50), if Carlos Carrasco has a fastball issue (3:54), if Mike Foltynewicz is legit (7:41), if Clay Buchholz (9:43) and Matt Kemp (11:22) are worth owning and more ... How concerned are we about Shohei Ohtani's blisters (15:55)? And let's talk trade (23:30)! Scott and Heath give you Buy Low, Buy High, Sell High and players they are actually worried about. Are Nomar Mazara, Michael Brantley and Andrew Benintendi sell high or buy high candidates? ... We've got the Ownometer (37:40) for players like Ian Kinsler, Jurickson Profar and Franmil Reyes, plus the Dropometer (45:18) for players like Michael Conforto and Miguel Sano. Talking yesterday's SPs (51:38) and today's matchups (57:03) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
June 6, 2018
06/06 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Worryometer, Leaderboard Trivia, Cheesy Headlines
We welcome back Madison Bumgarner and discuss why it will be difficult for him to be a Top 5 SP rest of season (2:00) before moving on to our first ever round of Leaderboard Trivia (5:03)! We discuss a struggling SP, a hitter who continues to surprise (10:10), an RP who has been nearly perfect (17:04) and more ... Yesterday's standouts include Ross Stripling (20:30), Andrew Heaney (22:10) and Miguel Andujar (24:48). We also wonder when Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will get the call (30:54), Adam pays up for a bet he lost (34:01) and we go through all of yesterday's interesting SPs (35:51) to figure out which ones we want to add ... Worryometer (47:50) for Cody Bellinger, Carlos Santana and Joey Votto ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
June 5, 2018
06/05: Reviewing Draft Strategies; Grade the Trade; Fantasy Regulators (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
With only five games on yesterday's schedule, we've got time to review some of our preseason predictions and draft strategies. But first, how droppable are Zack Godley and Julio Teheran (6:15)? And yesterday's standouts include Luis Severino (10:00), Franmil Reyes (12:32) and Blake Parker (14:10) ... Let's see how Heath's breakouts have done thus far (20:15) and who might still break out. We discuss Alex Bregman and Joey Gallo among others. Then we cover a few players Adam still has high hopes for in Greg Bird (26:33), Miguel Cabrera (30:23) and Adam Eaton (31:53) before discussing which draft strategies have worked thus far (34:35)... Fantasy Regulators (44:22), Grade the Trade (49:03), Team Name Tuesday (57:48) and more including a look at today's matchups (59:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
June 4, 2018
06/04: Weekend Roundup - Rosario Rocks (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Eddie Rosario is of course among the weekend standouts (2:00) after homering 3 times yesterday. What's going on with Carlos Carrasco (5:30)? Who did we add over the weekend (8:08)? How much do we like Ben Zobrist and Dustin Fowler? And where the heck is Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (11:40)? ... A look at the Most Added list (17:35) before we give some bullpen updates (27:30) ... Buy low (29:50), sell high (32:03) and players to drop (35:00) before we review more hitters (37:35) and SPs (42:22) who stood out over the weekend including Gio Gonzalez, Jake Junis and Marco Gonzales. Stay tuned for a look at today's matchups (59:03) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
June 1, 2018
06/01: Best of May; Week 11 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We start the show with our thoughts on how to use Ryan Yarbrough (1:40), what to do with a few injured or demoted SPs (5:55) and how to deal with RPs who could get traded (9:41) ... Recapping yesterday's standouts including Brandon Nimmo (14:52) and Daniel Mengden (16:35). Are Harrison Bader, Jordan Lyles and Wade LeBlanc worth adding (19:50)? ... We discuss the best player each at position over the last month (25:10). Do you realize how incredible Jose Ramirez is? Is he a Top 5 pick at this point? Also are some streaking sluggers (38:05) like Paul Goldschmidt and Edwin Encarnacion back to normal? Are we worried about slumping hitters (41:52) like Odubel Herrera and Mitch Haniger? Plus prospects (47:05) Buy or Sell, two-start pitchers for Week 11 (55:20) and more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
May 31, 2018
05/31: Reyes, Stripling, Musgrove and More; Trade Talk (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
A plethora of pitching performances stood out yesterday. Let's talk about Alex Reyes (1:05), Ross Stripling (5:25), Junior Guerra (7:23), Joe Musgrove (8:15), Nate Eovaldi (12:05) and more ... Should you add Shane Bieber before it's too late (17:06)? Is there a new closer in MIA (19:32)? Who is our #1 SP rest of season (22:40)? How concerned are we about the four SPs who had terrible starts yesterday (24:02) including Patrick Corbin and Sean Manaea? A little bit of Buy or Sell (31:15) and "Hey, Real Quick" (34:43) before we get into the trade talk. Buy low (36:41), sell high (39:45), buy high (41:52) and players we're actually concerned about (42:44). We also review yesterday's big storylines and preview today's matchups (55:20) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
May 30, 2018
05/30: Worryometer, Addometer, All Kinds of "Meters" (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We're starting the show with the Addometer which quickly becomes the Ownometer, but regardless of the title it'll help you figure out who to add to your team (1:00). We're excited about Austin Meadows and Danny Duffy to some degree. What about Brandon Nimmo? Ronald Guzman? Max Muncy? And which SPs should you add (7:41)? ... Zack Godley's good start (12:00), two SPs you can sell high (14:12), Grade the Trade (22:04), "Hey, Real Quick" (28:00) with two elite OFs, Alex Bregman vs. Michael Brantley and more ... Bullpens (31:00) and Worryometer Wednesday (33:02)! How concerned are we about Trea Turner, Michael Fulmer, Luis Castillo and a couple of others? We also talk Double Dongs (42:15), Carlos Rodon (44:35), yesterday's SPs and Fantasy Regulators (53:06) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
May 29, 2018
05/29: Who to Add, Bullpens, Prospects (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Plenty to discuss from the last four days of baseball and we'll get started with some of the standouts from over the weekend (3:05) including Joe Musgrove and Matt Carpenter. We'll spend some time on the Most Added list (6:02) debating SPs like Ross Stripling and Daniel Mengden. And does Mitch Moreland have staying power (9:50)? ... Should you add Brandon Nimmo (22:31)? What's going on in some of the bullpens (24:02), particularly TB and TOR? And which hitters (30:05) and SPs (35:24) have been particularly impressive lately? The list includes Christian Yelich, Gorkys Hernandez and Walker Buehler ... Prospect updates (38:10) as CLE gets ready to call up an SP with an awesome name, a discussion of the Anthony Rizzo slide (40:26), a recap of yesterday's pitching performances (47:41) including who to add and drop, Team Name Tuesday (52:05), today's matchups (53:40) and more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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57 min
May 25, 2018
05/25: Reyes Rankings, Fantasy Math, Week 10 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Who are our favorite two-start pitchers for next week (4:00)? Could Alex Reyes be part of that group? Speaking of Reyes, let's talk about where we are ranking him (8:22) and what his value is in seasonal and keeper leagues ... Our takes on Dylan Bundy (13:40), the Sophomore Slump (15:51), Rick Porcello (22:00), Austin Meadows (26:22) and more. We play a new game called "Fantasy Math" which is a lot more fun than it sounds (29:50) and look at a few speedy OFs you might want to add (38:21) ... Most Added list (42:20), our thoughts on yesterday's report about why MLB baseballs are traveling farther (45:30), two-start pitchers for Week 10 (52:10) and previewing today's matchups (56:50) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
May 24, 2018
05/24: Trade Talk, Buy or Sell, Rankings Disputes (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Should you add Luiz Gohara (2:06) or Marco Gonzales (4:00)? Is it time to sit Zack Godley (6:15) or is he actually a good buy low candidate? We're covering all of the important developments from yesterday's games and talking trade on today's show ... Buy low (16:41), sell high (19:50), buy high (21:30) and players we are actually concerned about (28:15). Where do Gleyber Torres, Andrew McCutchen, Mitch Haniger and Rougned Odor fit in? Plus we have some bullpen notes (31:31) if you need an RP ... Buy or Sell (36:41)! We cover Scooter Gennett, Josh Hader (38:41) and Trevor Bauer (39:55) among others. Then we go through yesterday's performances (43:41) with quick thoughts on more than 20 players before finishing with rankings disputes (50:28) and Fantasy Regulators (55:35). Has Travis Shaw moved ahead of Josh Donaldson? How good is Eddie Rosario? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
May 23, 2018
05/23: Adames, Tue. Recap, Fantasy Regulators (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
How excited should Fantasy owners be about Willy Adames (1:25) and Austin Meadows (3:41)? Is Cole Hamels a Top 40 SP (8:40)? We're discussing these three plus other standouts from last night's games including Caleb Smith (10:30) and Kevin Gausman (12:00) who has an interesting upcoming schedule ... Bullpen notes (17:44), Scott's thoughts on the slumping first basemen (26:40) including Paul Goldschmidt, Cody Bellinger, Edwin Encarnacion and more and then it's time for Worryometer Wednesday (32:45)! How are we feeling about Jameson Taillon and Hanley Ramirez, among others? ... Grade the Trade (39:40), streaking hitters (43:01), SPs available on waivers (45:08) and Fantasy Regulators (50:43) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
May 22, 2018
05/22: Ranking Rookies, Fun With Fangraphs, Regression Candidates (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
"Hey, Real Quick" with two elite players (2:20) to start the show, then we're ranking rookies (7:35)! How do we rank Ronald Acuna, Walker Buehler, Gleyber Torres, Tyler O'Neill and Juan Soto? ... What history tells us about Miles Mikolas (19:05), how good Nick Pivetta can be (22:53), Jose Berrios' consistency (26:55) and Worryometer for Paul Goldschmidt (28:20) and Cody Bellinger (30:40) ... More from yesterday (38:42) including our thoughts on Matt Carpenter, Aaron Hicks, Jorge Soler, Masahiro Tanaka, Chase Anderson and Gio Gonzalez. Then we have Team Name Tuesday (45:30) and Fun With Fangraphs (46:06) as we look at regression candidates based on BABIP. What do owners of Odubel Herrera and Anthony Rizzo need to know? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
May 21, 2018
05/21: Weekend Roundup - So Many Players to Add (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We begin with Juan Soto and the rest of the prospects (2:24) and continue with the hitters (12:00) you need to add right now. John Hicks, Jesus Aguilar and Ian Happ are among the batters who have caught our eye recently. Then it's on to SPs (18:00) and RPs (21:05). Is Ross Stripling worth using? Who is getting saves for PHI? Is Blake Parker back? ... Steals sources (24:20) and a look at the Most Added list (25:32) ... A thorough look at SPs who stood out over the weekend beginning with the best of the best (35:40), why Jon Lester is a sell high candidate (37:55) and if Yu Darvish and Sonny Gray (38:40) have figured something out. Then we give you many more SPs to add (41:30) such as Jordan Lyles, Fernando Romero and Andrew Heaney ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
May 18, 2018
05/18: Most Added, Prospects, Week 9 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
How good is Mookie Betts (2:42)!? Is he now the #2 overall player in Fantasy if we were drafting today? And who is our favorite two-start pitcher for the upcoming Fantasy week (4:55)? ... Reacting to yesterday's best performances (6:55). Are we buying Matt Boyd? Is Marco Gonzales underrated? What are our thoughts on Vince Velasquez (11:15) and David Price (14:00)? We also talk more teammate combos (22:44) and give you a prospects update (26:24) ... Streaking sluggers (32:16)! Matt Olson, Brandon Belt, Yasiel Puig and C.J. Cron won't stop homering. We also look at the Most Added list (37:20), tell you who to drop (41:12), discuss yesterday's noteworthy SPs (46:24) and take you through the full list of two-start pitchers for Week 9 (55:02) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
May 17, 2018
05/17: Trades Trades Trades! Fantasy Regulators (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Need to buy low, sell high or buy high? Today's show is just what you need to get an edge on your league. Before we get into trade candidates, we'll recap Wednesday's action which included Nick Pivetta's dazzling start (6:02), a new AL-Only infielder (8:00), the ageless Bartolo Colon (9:30) and bullpen news (13:40) ... A new outlook for MIguel Cabrera (17:24) and a bunch of trade talk! Buy low (25:10), sell high (27:55), buy high (30:32) and players we are actually concerned about (36:08) ... Assessing the values of infielders (39:45) like Paul Goldschmidt, Brian Dozier, Yasmani Grandal and Cesar Hernandez and outfielders (45:30) like Odubel Herrera, Michael Brantley and Gregory Polanco. Plus the Fantasy Regulators are back (52:05)! Should Robinson Cano be allowed on a team's DL? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
May 16, 2018
05/16: Lyles vs. Barria, Bullpens, Surprising Hitters (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We begin the show with a look at the STL rotation (3:05) as Alex Reyes and Jack Flaherty continue to intrigue Fantasy owners. Of course Jordan Lyles and Jaime Barria were among the best from Tuesday's games. Which of those two would we rather own (6:28)? ... Important MLB news (11:08), a Yu Darvish note (14:45), Tuesday's standouts (19:05) including Trevor Williams, Jose Berrios and Noah Syndergaard. And we play the "Yanny or Laurel" game that is sweeping the nation (27:06) ... "Can They Keep This Up?" A look at pleasant surprises like Ender Inciarte and Brandon Belt (28:08), Ryon Healy and Asdrubal Cabrera (31:10). We also grade your trades (37:15), discuss which closers could lose their jobs (45:05) and take a look at a couple of struggling Shortstops (51:55) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
May 15, 2018
05/15: Heaney, Corbin, Fun With Fangraphs (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Recapping a fairly uneventful day around MLB, but a day that included Andrew Heaney's (2:00) emergence as a reliable SP, a peek at the LAA bullpen (5:00), some struggles for Ronald Acuna (7:05) and more MVP production from Jose Ramirez (9:15). Would we rather have Ramirez or Paul Goldschmidt? ... Are we concerned about Jose Quintana and Patrick Corbin (12:30)? "Hey, Real Quick" comparing Rafael Devers vs. Mitch Haniger (17:00) and Alex Bregman vs. Trevor Story (18:30) ... Discussing A.J. Pollock's injury (22:26), yesterday's fringy SPs and deep league options (36:05), Rick Porcello's outlook (38:25) and Team Name Tuesday (43:53) before we have some fun with Fangraphs advanced stats (45:30) and Fantasy Regulators (56:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
May 14, 2018
05/14: Weekend Roundup - Exciting Young Players (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
It's a fun time to play Fantasy Baseball as Freddy Peralta, Jack Flaherty and Franmil Reyes could help your teams in the near future. We start the show discussing how much value these players have and what you should give up to get them. Plus 2B replacements for Robinson Cano (11:42), and if you need saves we've got important bullpen updates for you (15:42) ... Who we added over the weekend (21:10) including Evan Gattis and Scooter Gennett, plus a look at the Most Added list (26:20) ... Buy Low or Heck No (35:35) for struggling SPs Zack Godley, Aaron Sanchez, Sonny Gray and more. We're also looking at standout hitters (44:33) which include several catchers, Michael Brantley and C.J. Cron. Then it's on to noteworthy pitching performances (48:48) from the weekend, a look at today's matchups (57:08) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
May 11, 2018
05/11: Thu. Recap, Week 8 Help, Dynasty Talk (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Starting the show with two things Adam is (jokingly) angry about (1:40)! Plus a quick look at our favorite two-start pitchers for Week 8 (6:00). And why do people want to sell high on Patrick Corbin (8:25)? ... Walker Buehler (10:50), Tyler Mahle (16:41) and more from Wednesday including a couple of standout Phillies. Is Odubel Herrera legit (21:50)? What about Andrelton Simmons (23:03)? Are we sitting Jose Berrios and J.A. Happ (26:00)?... Bullpen updates (32:45), dynasty talk (40:55), more from yesterday (48:00), a thorough look at two-start pitchers (52:50) and today's matchups (1:00:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
May 10, 2018
05/10: Buy or Sell, Prospects, Mazara (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
We've got Buy or Sell from our listeners on today's show! Is Gerrit Cole the #1 SP in Fantasy (1:25)? Are we buying Maikel Franco, Nomar Mazara and Nick Markakis (2:30)? Will David Dahl become a trustworthy option (12:45)? ... Scott and Heath wonder if Eddie Rosario is a stud (21:00), if Jaime Barria is underowned (24:40), who is closing for TOR (29:40) and if Kenley Jansen is back (31:35). Then we talk prospects (33:08) as people are buzzing about Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Alex Reyes ... Discussing struggling hitters and whether you should buy low or say goodbye (44:00) to Brett Gardner, Billy Hamilton, Michael Conforto and a few more. More from yesterday's games (49:50) including SPs with innings issues, a look at today's matchups (56:30) and more Buy or Sell (58:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
May 9, 2018
05/09 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Bundy, Paxton, Worryometer
Is it time to drop Dylan Bundy (1:00)? Which TOR RP should you add while Roberto Osuna is out (5:30)? Any prospects that might help your teams any time soon (11:20)? And how about James Paxton (13:40)!? We recap Tuesday's action on a busy episode of FBT ... Some hype for Alex Gordon (16:35) and more Matt Adams discussion (19:14). Plus we give you some players who may be underowned (24:00) like Andrew Heaney before getting started with Worryometer Wednesday (27:48): Matt Carpenter, Andrew Benintendi, Willson Contreras, Paul Goldschmidt, Jose Altuve and three SPs who struggled last night ... Breakout alert! Some hitters (45:15) and some pitchers (49:05) who look like they are taking the next step. We talk more about yesterday's performers and grade your trades (58:25)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
May 8, 2018
05/08 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Surging Hitters; Fantasy Feud!
While we were very impressed with Fernando Romero yesterday (3:36), the streaking sluggers like Odubel Herrera, Nomar Mazara (8:00), Leonys Martin (11:40) and Matt Adams (13;40) also warrant a lot of discussion on today's show. Find out if their production can last ... Adam's favorite buy low infielder (24:00), Fantasy Feud (31:00), Fantasy Regulators (42:00), our takes on Matt Olson (44:20), Clayton Kershaw, Marcell Ozuna, Ryon Healy and more ... After big days from Michael Conforto, Jay Bruce, Ian Happ and a couple of other struggling hitters, do we think better times are ahead (49:15)? Also Team Name Tuesday (54:14) and a look at today's matchups (56:15) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
May 7, 2018
05/07 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup - Rookie SPs
The rookie SPs are dominating the Fantasy Baseball landscape right now. We go in-depth on that group after we tell you who we added and dropped (1:40) and adjust Clayton Kershaw's ranking (8:51) ... Rookie SPs (19:33)! How do we rank Joey Lucchesi, Walker Buehler, Domingo German, Tyler Mahle, Mike Soroka and others? Are there rookie SPs in deeper leagues (26:20) like Andrew Suarez that need to be added? ... A Yu Darvish note (34:05), hitters to add (35:15) and 15-20 minutes of SP talk (41:30) as we react to the last few days of baseball ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
May 4, 2018
05/04 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Rankings Movers, Most Added, Week 7 Help
Happy Stars Wars Day (May the 4th)! We've got some Star Wars segments today, but first Scott and Heath give us SPs to add (2:00), some rankings risers (6:02) like Kurt Suzuki and J.A. Happ and rankings fallers (12:20) like Miguel Cabrera and Danny Duffy ... Star Wars Team Names (19:20), Fantasy Skywalkers (26:20) and Vaders (33:00) which covers a lot from the TOR-CLE double header including Yangervis Solarte's production and Carlos Carrasco's struggles. Also, is Nomar Mazara breaking out? ... Answering a bunch of listener emails with relevant rankings questions (39:05), talking prospects (45:55), Most Added list (48:15) and two-start pitchers for Week 7 (52:10) before looking at today's matchups ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
May 3, 2018
05/03 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Trade Talk and Triple Dongs!
We had some amazing hitting and pitching performances yesterday, and we also had Yu Darvish. We'll discuss it all, but first let's talk about Fernando Romero and who to drop for him (1:10). Then we're ranking some #2/#3 SPs (12:58) like James Paxton, Aaron Nola and Zack Godley ... Wednesday's standouts (22:28) including the amazing Mookie Betts, the surging Edwin Encarnacion, two sluggers who hit two home runs, and the struggling Dallas Keuchel ... Buy low (31:00), sell high (34:35), buy high (39:00) and players we are worried about (41:00). Can Castillo, Stroman and a few other SPs regain greatness (44:22)? Early-season hitting studs (50:16) and today's matchups (54:35) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
May 2, 2018
05/02 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Soroka, Pillar, Bullpens & More
We react to Mike Soroka's MLB debut (1:40) and discuss which SPs to drop for him. And there is bullpen madness across baseball (9:50) as Keynan Middleton is on the DL, Bud Norris will get more saves and Ken Giles legitimately punched himself in the face ... Tuesday's standouts (12:50) include Matt Carpenter, Kevin Pillar and Jorge Soler. Are we buying the production from Pillar and Soler? Is Max Kepler breaking out (19:05)? Also we've got "Hey, Real Quick" (24:00) with Tyson Ross vs. Sonny Gray, Christian Villanueva vs. Nick Castellanos and more ... Worryometer Wednesday (32:30) for some struggling OFs, Grade the Trade Part One (38:30), fringy SPs (46:00), ranking aces (49:30), deep league options (51:45), today's matchups (55:02) and more Grade the Trade to end the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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May 1, 2018
05/01 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Seager Replacements; Mon. Recap
With Corey Seager out for the season we are starting today's show with replacement options on the Waiver Wire and via trade. Then we talk about much better news including A.J. Pollock's power (10:00), Josh Hader's strikeouts (14:30) and the amazing HOU rotation (18:05) ... Is Jake Arrieta fading (22:31)? Are there any prospects to pick up (26:20)? Is Ozzie Albies elite (31:00)? And what's going on with some of the early underachievers (38:01) like Evan Gattis, Edwin Encarnacion, Kris Bryant and more? ... Reviewing yesterday's most important pitching performances (49:50), plus Team Name Tuesday (52:50), Fantasy Regulators (54:50) today's matchups (56:40) and does Adam sound like cartoon hero Doug Funnie (59:30)? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
April 30, 2018
04/30 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup - Long Live the Kingham!
Nick Kingham stole the show over the weekend, and we'll tell you if he deserves to be the most added player in CBSSports.com leagues. We also look at a few SPs who may be approaching ace territory (6:20) and discuss who we added this weekend (10:00) such as Daniel Robertson, Darren O'Day and Jorge Soler ... A look at the Most Added list (18:00), SP prospects to stash (25:45), bullpen updates (28:15), Buy Low or Heck No (29:15) for David Price, Luis Castillo and more ... A lot more SP talk for the remainder of the show (35:25) as we give you players to trade, add and drop. Then we look at today's matchups (54:35) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 27, 2018
04/27 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Adds and Drops, Week 6 Help
We start the show with our favorite two-start pitcher for the upcoming scoring period (1:20). Could that be Kyle Gibson? Then it's on to Thursday's standouts which include the awesome Michael Fulmer (7:00), the sell high candidate Chase Anderson and the terrible Dylan Bundy (12:45). We'll tell you why pitch selection matters with these guys ... Bullpen updates (18:00) as we wonder about Fernando Rodney's job security, a look at the Most Added list (24:40) which includes some young 3B options, and some listener questions (32:43) including inquiries about Ronald Acuna's short term and long term value, Chris Archer's struggles (37:20) and Jorge Soler ... Players to add (44:20), players to drop (47:50), yesterday's SP performances (52:00) and two-start pitchers for Week 6 (55:28) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
April 26, 2018
04/26 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Thursday MegaEpisode
So much to cover today including a breakdown of deceiving starts by Jake Arrieta and Zack Greinke (2:51), struggling SPs (9:15) Sonny Gray, Jameson Taillon and even Clayton Kershaw, bullpen updates (15:26) and much more ... "Hey, Real Quick (21:10)" with Moncada vs. Merrifield, Gregorius vs. Bellinger, Bauer vs. Lester and more. Plus we've got underowned players (28:22) including some deep league options and some steals talk (36:55) ... Buy or Sell (42:31) for Mac Williamson, Cesar Hernandez, Mike Minor, Keynan Middleton and more. Plus more from yesterday's action and a look ahead to today's matchups (57:40) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
April 25, 2018
04/25 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Worryometer, Double Dongs
It's Worryometer Wednesday but it's also Ronald Acuna Day! Where does Scott have Acuna ranked (1:10)? And there is a lot of big news (4:00) as we could have reason to pick up Domingo Santana, Willie Calhoun and Jack Flaherty ... We're impressed by a couple of AL East SPs (9:15), and the double dong list for last night (16:00) includes Scooter Gennett and a very interesting Kyle Schwarber ... DL stashes (25:50), Jose Altuve thoughts (34:10), Worryometer SPs (36:50) like Robbie Ray and Shohei Ohtani, Worryometer hitters (42:13) such as Matt Olson and Andrew McCutchen, fringey SPs (49:50) and a look at today's matchups (57:10). Plus Grade the Trade! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
April 24, 2018
04/24 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Fantasy Regulators, Mon. Recap
Today is Walker Buehler's day off, do you need to add him now or let someone else deal with the uncertainty (1:50)? And we're putting two middle infielders on breakout alert (4:15)! ... Recapping yesterday's action including Carlos Carrasco's great start (14:55), Tyler Skaggs and Kevin Gausman and the rest of the fringe SPs (17:51), plus deep league options (23:25) like Franchy Cordero and Trevor Cahill ... Time for a new segment: It's April 24th and Wouldn't Ya Know (26:40)! We touch on Dylan Bundy's dominance, Billy Hamilton's steals, Mitch Haniger's power, Joey Votto's lack thereof, Paul Goldschmidt's interesting start and more. We've also got early-season surprises (42:24), Team Name Tuesday (48:20) and we become Fantasy Regulators (49:30) as we solve league problems for our listeners ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
April 23, 2018
04/23 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup - Prospects Galore!
In case you missed it, Sean Manaea threw a no-hitter! Is he a Fantasy stud (2:00)? And of course we talk about the prospects who have been called up or will likely be called up soon (5:30) like Gleyber Torres, Walker Buehler, Jack Flaherty and David Dahl ... Who we added and dropped (17:55) plus underowned SPs. We also look at what's going on in bullpens around the league (28:50) and the Most Added list (31:31) ... Yu Darvish vs. Johnny Cueto (40:51), Miguel Sano vs. Mitch Haniger (43:23) and a whole bunch of SPs for you to add to your roster (50:52) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ZipRecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
April 20, 2018
04/20 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Ranking starting pitchers
There were plenty of interesting starting pitchers to take the mound Thursday, so we decided to do what we do best: Rank 'em! Arrieta or Lester? Is Charlie Morton better than any of them? Does Matt Harvey deserve to be owned anymore? Plus, we preview Week 5 and answer your emails at FantasyBaseball@CBSi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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45 min
April 19, 2018
04/19 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Trade Talk, Buy or Sell
We start with Buy or Sell (1:50) with Rick Porcello, J.A. Happ and his strikeouts, the MIL bullpen and Jose Berrios! Is Berrios an ace (8:51)? We've also got Freddie Freeman replacements for you (11:46) in case he goes on the DL ... Discussing yesterday's standouts including Ryan Zimmerman (21:10) and Yoan Moncada (23:21) before getting into some of the standout infielders and who we're buying (27:50) such as Dansby Swanson, Yangervis Solarte and Jed Lowrie ... Trade talk! Buy low (35:31), sell high (37:20), buy high (41:16) and players we are actually worried about (44:40). We also talk about yesterday's noteworthy SP performances (50:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
April 18, 2018
04/18 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Bullpen Madness, Cueto, Betts and More
Ken Giles and Kenley Jansen are big time busts thus far, and you can add Greg Holland to that list. We look at a number of bullpens that are seemingly in flux (1:40) and discuss what the future holds ... Are we concerned about Shohei Ohtani's blisters (10:00)? Giancarlo Stanton's strikeouts (11:15)? And how about Mookie Betts (17:15)! Also we rank Patrick Corbin, Johnny Cueto and Masahiro Tanaka (18:23) rest of season ... Much more from yesterday including some noteworthy firsts from several hitters (29:14) such as Yoan Moncada and Robinson Cano, underowned SPs (38:50) and hitters (42:00), the Dropometer (47:10) for Andrew McCutchen, Nomar Mazara and others, rotation (52:00) and a look at today's matchups (56:03) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
April 17, 2018
04/17 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Early Trends, Mon. Recap
Has Reynaldo Lopez become a must-start (1:40)? Are we buying Hyun-Jin Ryu (8:33)? Is Christian Villanueva legit (9:50)? And what about Asdrubal Cabrera (11:20)? ... Our thoughts on Trea Turner's slow start (14:30) and some prospects to stash before we get into the trends we've noticed thus far including fly ball rates (20:00), the value of closers (22:40), players who are hitting the ball very hard (24:20) and if the Super Aces have gained value since draft day ... "Hey, Real Quick" debates Aaron Judge vs. Joey Votto (36:42), Didi Gregorius vs. Alex Bregman (38:10) and Bryce Harper vs. The World (40:22). We've also got Grade the Trade (53:45) and a preview of today's games (58:10) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
April 16, 2018
04/16 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
Joey Lucchesi is the headliner (2:24) but there is so much to get to including new saves sources (6:51) and players we added (11:30) such as Tyson Ross, Francisco Cervelli, Ben Zobrist, Bartolo Colon, Franchy Cordero and more before we take a look at the Most Added list (22:00) ... Is it time to buy low on some struggling SPs (33:33) like Chris Archer, Marcus Stroman and Yu Darvish? And are we buying the hitters who are off to great starts (39:15) such as Yadier Molina, Mitch Haniger, Jed Lowrie and more? We also tell you which SPs you should be picking up (50:00) before looking at today's matchups (56:10) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
April 13, 2018
04/13 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Hey, Real Quick; Struggling SPs
Reviewing yesterday's major stories via a round of "Hey, Real Quick!" Ohtani vs. Polanco (5:30), LeMahieu vs. Merrifield (6:53), Gray vs Porcello (7:55) and Jose Martinez vs. Gallo (10:00) ... Quick thoughts on Rafael Devers, Nick Castellanos and Paul DeJong (12:30), then we get into the surprisingly great SPs from Thursday's games (19:35) ... Should you be worried about some Top 30 SPs (29:05) such as Lance McCullers, Robbie Ray, Carlos Carrasco and Jon Lester? Should you add Ian Kennedy (43:10)? Be patient with Lucas Giolito? Also we've got the Dropometer (45:25) and a look at next week's two-start pitchers (54:45) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
April 12, 2018
04/12 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Trade Talk, Andrus Replacements
Hey Real Quick (2:46): Zack Wheeler, Nick Pivetta or Yonny Chirinos? And how do these guys compare to the other trendy SPs (5:00) like Tyler Skaggs, Jake Junis and Reynaldo Lopez? And find out what to do if you're the Elvis Andrus owner (10:56) ... Talking trade! We give you three buy lows (18:42), three sell highs (23:20), three buy highs (26:00) and three players we are worried about (28:20). Find out where Matt Carpenter, Chris Taylor, Eric Thames and Andrelton Simmons fit in ... Discussing Ozzie Albies' interesting start to the season (36:30), new RP developments (39:30), Javier Baez's home run binge (43:35), Matt Davidson (47:30) and more plus today's matchups (56:10) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ziprecruiter.com.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
April 11, 2018
04/11 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Lucchesi Makes it Look Easy; Grade the Trade
Joey Lucchesi needs to be added (2:44)! What about Hyun-Jin Ryu? We discuss last night's standouts including Aaron Sanchez (7:35) and Scott Kingery (10:00) ... Plenty to discuss today: Should you add Nick Senzel (19:50)? Do we buy Hanley Ramirez (26:20)? Who should deep league owners be looking at (28:24)? ... Worryometer Wednesday (36:50) puts Dallas Keuchel, Miguel Cabrera, Joey Gallo, Adam Duvall and a few others on the Worryometer. We're also talking Double Dongs (47:05), Blake Snell's walks (48:24) and Patrick Corbin's strikeouts before we grade your trades (52:25) and preview today's games! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
April 10, 2018
04/10 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Bench Archer? Trade Junis? Add Pearce?
Dylan Bundy and Jake Junis were great again last night (1:40). How much are we buying these two? Should you look to sell? Is it time to buy Steve Pearce (5:45) after his third straight game with a HR? And which bullpen developments caught our eye yesterday (7:16)? ... Xander Bogaerts replacements (17:15), last night's dominant aces (24:35) including a rising Zack Godley, and another debate about starting Chris Archer on the road (26:33) ... Dropometer (36:30) for Yoan Moncada, Jason Kipnis, Kyle Schwarber and more. Worryometer (42:48) for Jon Gray, Jose Ramirez, Alex Bregman and more. Plus Team Name Tuesday (47:10), more SP talk and a look at today's games (57:05) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
April 9, 2018
04/09 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Round - Ohtani!!!
Beginning the show with a couple of SPs to add (0:40) and our reaction to Jameson Taillon's complete game shutout (5:00). Then we get into who we added and dropped over the weekend (7:43) which covers Maikel Franco's great weekend and recent developments in the LAA and MIL bullpens ... A look at the Most Added list (16:50) which includes Matt Chapman, Preston Tucker (sit him this week) and many more. And we've got the Worryometer (25:10)! How worried are we about Marcus Stroman, Luis Castillo, Cole Hamels and a couple of Top 5 closers? ... Shohei Ohtani is awesome (36:25), but is he an incredible sell high candidate? Are we worried about Giancarlo Stanton (42:00)? Also, which hitters should you be looking to add (45:03)? And who should you start and sit in today's matchups (53:08)? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com This episode is sponsored by www.ziprecruiter.com.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
April 6, 2018
04/06 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Knebel Replacements, Early Observations
Who should you target in the MIL bullpen (1:00)? Michael Conforto or Ronald Acuna rest of season (5:48)? Should you sell high on David Price (9:50)? ... We give our early observations after eight days of baseball (19:02). Ian Happ, breakout SPs, Billy Hamilton (22:30), CHW hitters (29:03), Miguel Sano (31:20), an underrated OF and our favorite waiver wire SPs (34:34) ... Our thoughts on Jon Lester's great start (45:21) and our favorite two-start pitchers for Fantasy Week 3 (49:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
April 5, 2018
04/05 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Buy Low, Sell High
Talking trade for the first time this season and beginning the show with a Johnny Cueto debate (1:00)! Should you sell high or would that be a mistake? We'll also cover the SPs you can add and drop (8:00). Should you drop Felix Hernandez for Mike Foltynewicz? Jake Odorizzi for Tyler Skaggs? ... Wednesday's standouts including Brian Dozier (20:00), Carlos Martinez (24:00), Patrick Corbin (24:20), Dylan Bundy (25:53) and Shohei Ohtani (31:20) ... Handcuffing Kenley Jansen (34:50) and more Buy Low (38:10) and Sell High (42:00) candidates before we look at today's matchups (54:28) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
April 4, 2018
04/04 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Tue. Recap, Humidor, SPs to Add
You can add Jack Flaherty, Jake Junis and Marco Gonzales to the list of young, exciting SPs. Should you add them to your rosters (1:50) or be patient? Which SPs can you drop to make room for them (8:40)? And we discuss the effect the humidor might be having in Arizona (13:20) ... Big hitting nights for Christian Villanueva (20:20) plus Didi Gregorius, Tim Anderson and Josh Reddick (23:30). What does it all mean? And after a little less than a week, who is rising in Scott's rankings (34:25)? ... More from Tuesday as we discuss some deep league options (39:30), wonder about sitting Chris Archer on the road (41:55), play Keep or Drop (48:00) with Kevin Kiermaier and others and marvel at Cole Hamels' weird start (50:23) before looking at today's matchups (53:24) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
April 3, 2018
04/03 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Jansen Concerns; Players to Add
Well we've got some good news and bad news for you. Bad news: Kenley Jansen is off to a terrible start (1:00) and we'll discuss what we expect from him going forward. Good news: There are some SPs to get excited about (9:45) like Tyler Mahle and Reynaldo Lopez. We discuss who to add and who to drop (16:00) ... Why is BABIP relevant for Fantasy (26:53)? And who could you pick up if you need stolen bases (30:30)? ... The best and worst hitters thus far. We run through the good (32:30), the potential waiver wire adds (38:10), the bad (41:25) and the potential drops (42:46). We also play Start or Sit for today's games (49:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
April 2, 2018
04/02 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
We tell you who we added and dropped (2:10) before looking at the Most Added list (10:00). It was a great weekend for Tyler Skaggs, Mitch Haniger an Joakim Soria among others ... Talking weekend standouts (14:00) including David Price, Jose Berrios and Shohei Ohtani plus the mysterious disappearance of Kenley Jansen's velocity (20:55). And if you're speculating on saves we've got some helpful tips for you (26:31) ... Lineup notes (34:00) including Trea Turner batting sixth, and then we spend a lot of time on the SPs who caught our eye (in a good or bad way) over the weekend. We talk Lucas Giolito, Johnny Cueto, Michael Fulmer, Robbie Ray, James Paxton, Carlos Carrasco, Yu Darvish and so many more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
March 30, 2018
03/30 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: CHW Sluggers & More from Opening Day
Of course we're talking about Matt Davidson and Tim Anderson (2:20) and whether or not they are worth adding. We'll also discuss Josh Donaldson's arm (12:45), new bullpen developments (15:31) and everything you need to know from Thursday's games ... Dylan Bundy (23:52) was outstanding! So was Jake Odorizzi (25:00)! And Felix Hernandez impressed (27:00), but are we worried about some of the SPs who struggled yesterday (33:20) including Jon Lester and Danny Duffy? ... Most Added players (38:40), batting order notes (44:08), encouraging and discouraging starts (48:26) and Week 2 help (53:40) with two-start pitcher options ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
March 29, 2018
03/29 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Opening Day! Let's Go!
Forgive the enthusiasm but we are PUMPED UP for Opening Day! We're even debuting our personalized walk up music (1:40)! Then we'll discuss the Salvador Perez injury and how to replace him (4:30) and more bullpen news (7:05) for NYM, TEX and SF ... Recapping Wednesday's Podcast For the People League draft (11:15) with a commissioner controversy. Then we'll tell you players we are keeping an eye on (17:31) early in the season. Who are we going to pick up if we see good production? ... Batting order news (31:00), bold predictions (37:40), MLB picks (43:43) and Jonah Keri joins the show (52:00)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com Today's episode is brought to you by www.ziprecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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64 min
March 28, 2018
03/28 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Spring Risers, Week 1 Help
As Spring Training concludes, which players have jumped up in our rankings (2:30)? Scott, Heath and Chris talk about their biggest risers, mostly players you can add as free agents including Daniel Vogelbach (4:26), Ryan McMahon (6:53) and Lewis Brinson (14:30) .... Humidor news (16:32), bullpen updates (20:00), important MLB notes (28:40) and thoughts on H2H Categories leagues (34:10) ... More Spring Training risers (41:30) like Yasmani Grandal and Sean Newcomb and a look ahead to Week 1 (50:50). And we do some Start or Sit for Thursday's games (55:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
March 27, 2018
03/27 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Draft Dilemmas, Podcast League Recap
Blake Parker is the favorite for LAA saves (4:30), now where do we rank him? And that leads us into some Draft Day Dilemmas (10:00) including what to do about Greg Holland, when to draft Trea Turner in Points leagues (14:45), when SP depth gets ugly (18:05) and the RP-heavy strategy in categories leagues .. We discuss which players are "Most Likely To (34:01)" break out, regress, provide great draft value, get traded and lose their jobs ... Recapping our Podcast League draft (41:45)! Four different SP approaches from the four of us, plus some surprises from the listeners. Oh, and it's Team Name Tuesday (56:12) and we discuss some players we've barely mentioned on the show (56:50) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com *This episode is sponsored by www.ziprecruiter.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
March 26, 2018
03/26 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Big News & ADP Movers
With Madison Bumgarner, Scott Kingery and Greg Bird we've got some big news (and a lot of smaller news items) to get to, but first we'll tell you the important things you may have missed over the weekend including STL bullpen news (1:25), the MIL rotation (3:41) and more ... Where are the injured players being drafted now (6:42)? Kingery vs. Yoan Moncada (16:00), plus Closer updates (28:35) ... ADP risers (31:31) including Starling Marte, Matt Carpenter and a group of SPs (39:50). ADP fallers (43:10) including Gerrit Cole for some reason ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
March 23, 2018
03/23 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Ten Rounds of ADP
To make sure you're ready for your drafts, we'll go through Average Draft Position with our thoughts on each of the first 10 rounds. But first we'll cover the major MLB news (4:35) including Jeff Samardzija's injury, noteworthy Spring Training performances and more ... How to draft in shallow leagues (16:32) and players we want more shares of (18:18) ... We're debuting the brand new Fantasy Baseball Syllable Game (24:40) before getting into ADP (26:26). Find out who is going too early and who is going too late. Plus, we announce the Podcast for the People League contestants (1:00:30)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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66 min
March 22, 2018
03/22 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Draft Review, SP Tiers
Today we're reviewing a 12-team H2H Points mock draft which featured some experimentation. But first, we compare Carlos Correa/Manny Machado to Corey Seager (2:48), wonder why Cody Bellinger feels a little risky (7:16), discuss 1B depth (10:00), SP tiers (11:33) and Willson Contreras' breakout potential (16:16) ... Reviewing yesterday's draft (22:55)! Adam and Scott tried new approaches and didn't like the results. We also review when to draft injured players (34:41) ... Spring risers and fallers (49:16) and we announce the Podcast League contestants (55:49)! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
March 21, 2018
03/21 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: More Breakouts; Deep League Drafting
Beginning with a strategy question, how do you approach SP if you have the second pick in the draft or a similarly early pick (1:20)? Then we get into our deep league strategies (5:30)! How much does position scarcity matter? And who are some potential saves guys that are worth drafting in these formats (11:08)? ... Thoughts on Steven Matz and Matt Harvey (18:41), Blake Snell's outlook (21:32), Gregory Polanco's potential (22:30) and whether a quesadilla is a sandwich ... Scott gives us his sleepers (27:14) including Marco Estrada and Jason Kipnis and breakouts (35:35) including Kevin Gausman ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
March 20, 2018
03/20 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Sleepers, Breakouts and Busts
We start the show with big news as Ronald Acuna heads to the minors (1:30) and Justin Turner (5:50) will be out with a broken hand. When are we drafting these guys? Who replaces Turner for LAD? ... Looking at Heath's sleepers (13:10) including Jeff Samardzija and Taijuan Walker, breakouts (22:00) including a couple of young studs who are being drafted around 40th overall and busts (36:15) including Marcell Ozuna and two interesting 3B ... We evaluate a pitching staff of a H2H Categories league that has no proven ace but plenty of upside (42:35). Is it good enough to win a league? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
March 19, 2018
03/19 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: ADP Movers; Spring Storylines
Who is moving up or down in average draft position? We'll cover that after we tell you what you may have missed over the weekend (1:00) including Shohei Ohtani's struggles (7:45). And we'll update you on Zack Greinke, Marcus Stroman and more injured players (13:00) ... Taking a look at ADP after a busy weekend of drafting (18:40). NYM SPs are on the rise! Why are Corey Knebel and Roberto Osuna falling (24:00)? And find out the deep league targets (36:30) who are seeing changes in their ADP including Delino DeShields (38:30) which leads to an impromptu steals discussion ... We're discussing our 15-team roto league (48:36) to help our listeners who play in deep formats, and we're looking at the standout performers of Spring Training (53:00) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
March 16, 2018
03/16 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: ADP Review; Favorite Late Picks
Getting ready to draft? We've got some underdrafted and overdrafted players you need to know about, including which players have very different ADPs in Yahoo or ESPN. Is Justin Turner going too early now (7:35)? Are people overlooking Matt Carpenter (10:38)? ... Make or Break players and when to draft them (24:55)! We discuss Noah Syndergaard, Josh Donaldson, a trio of 3B (28:55), David Price and more ... Who do we look for late in drafts (38:30)? And how do our strategies change in AL-Only and NL-Only leagues (45:30)? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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66 min
March 15, 2018
03/15 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: The Strategy Show
Are you Team SCAM (Scott and Adam) or Team CREATH (Chris and Heath)? It might depend on how important SP is to you on Draft Day. We get into a thorough discussion about how to approach drafts (10:20) keeping in mind different formats ... Starting the show with news and analysis on Nelson Cruz (3:20), Zack Greinke (6:10) and Yoenis Cespedes (8:20) ... Players we often draft (31:00), players we avoid (35:00) and RP news and strategies (37:15). Plus more Spring Training storylines (44:55) you need to know ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
March 14, 2018
03/14 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Navigating Rounds 1 & 2; Prospects
Today we'll help you with the start of your drafts, but first we've got a Josh Donaldson update (2:00) and rankings risers (4:55) and fallers (9:15) as we react to news on the CHW bullpen and NYM OF ... Who are the prospects you need to know about this season (15:15)? Scott White has a thorough list for you ... How to start your draft in H2H Points Leagues (27:45)! Don't worry, much of this content will help Roto/Categories owners as well. We discuss our Top 24 including when to draft the Bryce Harper (29:15) and the Super Aces (33:43). Also, we end the show with some Buy or Sell (53:55) from the listeners ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
March 13, 2018
03/13 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Rankings Changes, Sample Sizes, Crazy Talk
Which players are rising up the rankings? Heath and Scott give their risers (1:50) including a couple of CHC hitters and Ronald Acuna. Then they tell you who they are downgrading (10:40) which includes a bullpen update and some Miguel Sano concerns ... We look at some small sample sizes from last season and decide if they mean anything. Carlos Correa, George Springer and Corey Seager (25:50) crushed it before suffering injuries and Francisco Lindor (30:56) was having a somewhat disappointing season before his final 40 games ... Debating W vs. QS again (39:00) with a new perspective, enjoying some Team Name Tuesday (41:30) and unleashing the Crazyometer (43:05). Will Billy Hamilton hit well? Can Miggy be an MVP candidate? Can Aaron Judge stay healthy and somehow hit fewer than 35 HRs? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
March 12, 2018
03/12 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: #3 Pick, SP Signings, Spring Risers
What's the most important and underrated thing you may have missed over the weekend? Scott (2:24) and Heath (5:03) each give an interesting Fantasy note. Then we discuss who to take with the #3 pick in a roto or categories league (8:40) ... Thoughts on Jake Arrieta (13:10), Lance Lynn (18:40), Jonathan Lucroy (25:23) and more ... Find out how to join the Podcast League (36:50)! And find out which Spring Training standouts (41:45) are moving up draft boards and who we are concerned about (55:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
March 9, 2018
03/09 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Live Mock Draft!
We've got a 12-team points league draft for you to follow! Check out how we build our teams and how our listeners build theirs ... When SPs go earlier than you expect, how do you adjust? Should you take the hitter values or follow the draft trends? ... Find out when the RPs started going off the board and why it pays to wait for C ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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74 min
March 8, 2018
03/08 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Late-Round SPs, Position Recaps, New Strategies
Busy show today as we finish up our SP preview with SPs 50-80 in ADP (1:00). Talking Aaron Sanchez, Mike Clevinger, Sean Manaea and more ... Now that position previews are finished, let's give a quick overview of each position with overdrafted and underdrafted payers (22:55). We also discuss different strategies for different formats (41:16) including more on the RP-heavy approach in a categories leagues and how your strategies change in daily vs. weekly leagues ... It's Team Name Tuesday on a Thursday (53:35)! We've also got Spring risers like Matt Harvey, Jason Kipnis and Ian Happ and fallers including a few injured players (55:05). Plus we have the best emails from a disgruntled listener (1:02:50) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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65 min
March 7, 2018
03/07 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Starting Pitcher Preview Part Two
Before we get into average draft position, let's further discuss how SP strategy changes in different formats (2:00), specifically how to draft in H2H Categories leagues. Can you punt categories in that format? Can you punt in standard Roto leagues? ... Complete ADP review for the Top 50 SPs (10:30) with more coming on tomorrow's show. We spend a lot of time on the Round 7-8 SPs (29:30) like James Paxton, Aaron Nola, Shohei Ohtani and more ... Rounds 10 and later (45:00) in ADP give us intriguing bounceback players like Jon Lester and Johnny Cueto, a polarizing Jeff Samardzija, the huge potential of Lance McCullers and several other SPs with upside ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
March 6, 2018
03/06 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Starting Pitcher Preview Part One
A lot of strategy talk today (1:50) as we give you different ways to approach SP in your draft, and that will change depending on format. How many SPs are capable of being Fantasy aces (12:50)? Who do we draft often (18:41) and who do we avoid (26:15)? ... Sleepers (31:40), breakouts (34:50) and busts (37:31) ... Some interesting stats (44:31) on several of the top SPs and what they mean for 2018. Plus we talk a lot about the importance of innings ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
March 5, 2018
03/05 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Early Spring Standouts
How much can you get from Spring Training performance? The guys discuss the early standouts, good and bad, and what it means (22:00). We also take your emails (1:00), compare pairs of players (38:00), and answer more of your emails (44:00)! Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
March 3, 2018
03/03 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Live Auction!
Join us for the first hour of our 12-team auction! Find out our nomination strategies, how much the elite players are going for and when to spend ... Should you adjust how you value players as the auction unfolds? If all of the elite players are overpriced, should you pay up for one or save your money and get the values later in the auction? ... We'll tell you why it's important to use tiers during auctions ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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70 min
March 2, 2018
03/02 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Outfield Preview Part Two
Covering more than 80 OFs on today's show, we start at the top and debate the elite OFs after Mike Trout and move down in ADP throughout the show ... Discussing when to take Nelson Cruz as a DH, why Scott loves Tommy Pham, the right time to take Justin Upton and more from the middle rounds ... Thoughts on a couple of ATL OFs, upside players vs. predictable players, Gregory Polanco's chance to bounce back, Michael Brantley, Mitch Haniger and more OFs we like late in drafts ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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64 min
March 1, 2018
03/01 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Outfield Preview Part One
We take a broad look at the OF position today, discussing how many stud OFs there are (1:34), how amazing Mike Trout is and if there is any reason not to take him with the first pick (5:30) and if it's OK to fill up your OF spots early in drafts (9:43) ... Sleepers (21:05), breakouts (24:35) and busts (35:25). How do we feel about Kyle Schwarber? Domingo Santana? Byron Buxton? ... Fun stats on George Springer (42:20), Andrew Benintendi (45:15) and Eddie Rosario (47:14) among others. Plus our favorite OFs to draft late such as Jesse Winker and David Dahl ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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55 min
February 28, 2018
02/28 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: H2H Categories Strategies; Emails & News
Starting the show with your emails as we clarify our position on Robbie Ray (4:35), discuss which players have increased value in OBP leagues (8:40), expand on when to draft steals specialists (12:20) and talk about some SPs we like late ... Latest MLB news including what Yuli Gurriel's hand injury means for HOU (32:10). Plus RPs who are attempting to make their team's rotations out of Spring Training (39:45) ... Recapping our H2H Categories mock draft (42:02)! Adam seems to value SPs more than Scott and Chris do, plus the guys give different options for acquiring steals ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
February 27, 2018
02/27 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Third Base Preview
We start the show with some Hot Corner Hot Takes including why Travis Shaw might be even better this year (5:45), why Justin Turner could be elite (8:35) and why 3B isn't as deep as you may think it is (12:50) ... Players we are drafting frequently (20:50) and players we are rarely drafting (25:35), plus sleepers (34:45), breakouts (38:14) and busts (44:42) ... A complete ADP review (48:14)! Rafael Devers is in an interesting group, Adrian Beltre is being underdrafted and Maikel Franco is available very late ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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64 min
February 26, 2018
02/26 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Shortstop Preview
With a decent amount of depth and a lot of young players with loads of potential, is this the year to actually wait on Shortstop, or should you still be prioritizing the elite players? We tell you how many Shortstops we consider starters (3:10), who we draft a lot (9:05) and who we avoid (14:41) ... Overall strategy talk (19:50), plus sleepers (28:40), breakouts (34:16) and busts (39:40) ... Prospects you need to know (47:25) and a complete ADP review (50:00) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
February 23, 2018
02/23 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Second Base Preview
Is this a shallow or deep position? Find out how the guys see second base as they tell you which players they draft frequently (2:00) and which players they usually pass on (6:45) ... Debating the value of Dee Gordon's steals (3:50) and discussing overall strategy (17:15). Plus sleepers (32:25), breakouts (37:10) and busts (43:25) ... Complete ADP review (47:50) as we find the best and worst values ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
February 22, 2018
02/22 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: MLB News & Mailbag!
Catching up on what we've missed over the last few days, we'll discuss the big news around MLB after starting with some talk about holds, waiting until Round 7 to take a SP and how to evaluate advanced stats ... All of the news you need to know including the suspension of an elite prospect, an update on Miguel Sano, everything TB is doing and more ... Thoughts on Jose Quintana, Joey Gallo and players you can take late that could end up being surprising studs ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
February 21, 2018
02/21 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: First Base Preview
You're going to want multiple 1B on your Fantasy team, so we'll tell you which players we find ourselves drafting frequently (2:08) and which ones we rarely draft (5:21) .... Of course we talk general strategy and marvel at the consistency of the top four players at the position, but we also wonder what Paul Goldschmidt's value will be with the humidor in Arizona and if Anthony Rizzo can still reach another level. Plus sleepers (28:33), breakouts (34:10) and busts (37:22) ... A complete ADP review (45:41) to help find the bargains ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
February 20, 2018
02/20 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Relief Pitcher Preview
Grab an elite RP or wait until the middle and late rounds? Should you value ERA, WHIP and Ks or primarily focus on saves? Scott and Heath give different takes on how to approach RPs ... When is the earliest we'll take an RP (12:50)? How do strategies change in different formats (20:00)? Who are the best SPs with RP eligibility (30:00)? Sleepers (33:26), breakouts (35:35) and busts (37:33) ... A thorough ADP review (44:00) with thoughts on more than 20 closers ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
February 16, 2018
02/16 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Mailbag!
We've got plenty of your questions to get to including if you should use a bench spot on a C in a daily categories league (6:55), when Josh Donaldson should be drafted (12:32), Justin Upton's outlook (15:33) and how the humidor could affect the Royal Rumble in 2019! ... All the latest news from around MLB including if Jeurys Familia will be undervalued (23:25) ... Should Fantasy owners be concerned about Cody Bellinger (28:50)? Is this the year for Nomar Mazara (39:00)? How do SP rankings change in keeper leagues (43:00)? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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46 min
February 15, 2018
02/15 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Catcher Preview
Getting the position previews started with the dreaded Catcher position! Even though it gets ugly at Catcher, there is still a lot of strategy at play. How early is too early for Gary Sanchez? Which players are we willing to reach for? ... Find out the best at the position on a per game basis last year (3:00), our overall Catcher strategy (6:20), how strategies change in different formats, sleepers (23:30), breakouts (26:55) and busts (30:36) at the position ... A thorough ADP review (34:10) with thoughts on more than 20 Catchers. Find out why J.T. Realmuto is so interesting, why Jonathan Lucroy might be worth drafting but might be just plain bad and who you can take late ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
February 14, 2018
02/14 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Players We Love; HUMIDOR!!!
It's Valentine's Day, so let's spread the love and talk about some of our favorite players (2:24). Zack Godley and Wilson Ramos made the list, find out who else we love ... The humidor is coming to Chase Field! We talk about the impact it could have (18:15), when to draft Paul Goldschmidt, if any other ARI hitters are worth taking and what this means for the SPs ... We answer important Fantasy questions about prioritizing steals (31:31), how strategies change in different formats (36:30), when to draft Ronald Acuna (43:25) and much more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
February 13, 2018
02/13 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: SP Strategies; NL-Only Thoughts
Can you get by with five or six SPs in your first 11 or 12 picks (2:46)? How many DL spots should a league have nowadays (7:15)? ... We play some "Hey, Real Quick" with Rougned Odor vs. Chris Taylor (10:50), David Price vs. Robbie Ray (13:40), Jon Gray vs. Trevor Bauer (17:40) and more ... What would happen if MLB changes the baseballs in 2018 (23:30)? Also we discuss our NL-Only draft (30:00) and some quality OFs you can take very late (42:40) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
February 12, 2018
02/12 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Darvish, Rankings, Forgotten Players
Does Yu Darvish's value change after signing with CHC (2:24)? And is he a true Fantasy ace? We dish on Darvish, RP strategies (8:33) and much more on today's show ... Rankings disputes! Scott and Heath debate Jonathan Schoop (17:44), Yoan Moncada (21:50), Brad Hand (27:41) and Sonny Gray (34:00) ... Discussing some players who are drafted late or not drafted at all (42:42). Are people forgetting about Jose Peraza, Patrick Corbin, Mark Trumbo, Hunter Renfroe, Brandon Belt, Steven Matz, Lonnie Chisenhall and Zack Wheeler? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
February 9, 2018
02/09 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Player Comps, Elite SPs & More
Covering many topics on today's show, we start with a discussion about innings pitched (1:25) and what it means when evaluating SPs and why Jacob deGrom has a better chance to be elite (5:39) ... Interesting player comparisons to think about on draft day (16:00)! Who can you draft a few rounds later that will produce similarly to a first or second-round stud? ... We also discuss our favorite SPs after the big four (34:00), closers who will lose their job (40:40), Manny Machado vs. Carlos Correa (44:00) and much more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
February 7, 2018
02/07 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Oldies but Goodies? AL-Only Draft
Is he still good, or is he too old? That is the question on today's show. But first we discuss 3B depth (1:50), Todd Frazier to NYM (4:55), Ervin Santana's injury (8:15) and TEX closers ... Can Miguel Cabrera (19:20) bounce back? Is there any reason to doubt Adrian Beltre (24:33)? Is Jose Bautista done (27:05)? Why should anyone hesitate to draft Nelson Cruz (27:40)? ... The guys also discuss Robinson Cano (30:30), Brian McCann (33:25), Edwin Encarnacion (38:30) and Ian Kinsler (45:15). Then we recap our 10-team, AL-Only draft (50:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
February 5, 2018
02/05 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Early Rd. Questions; Dynasty Draft
After marveling at the greatness of Super Bowl LII, Adam asks Scott some interesting questions about early-round players like Kris Bryant (6:20), Anthony Rizzo (11:48), George Springer (15:06), Giancarlo Stanton (19:40), Clayton Kershaw (23:45) and more ... We discuss our Dynasty startup draft (32:43) and how to prioritize the upside of Ronald Acuna vs. the current excellence of an older player like Joey Votto ... Remember Aaron Sanchez? When should he be drafted (50:00)? And we give some strategies for picking late in a 10-team league (55:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
February 2, 2018
02/02 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Sophomore Slump; Favorite Combos
Scott and Adam nominate one player that could experience a sophomore slump. What concerns us when evaluating Rhys Hoskins (1:38) and Matt Olson (4:00)? ... Talking humidor in Arizona (8:40), Eugenio Suarez's value after a solid 2017 season (16:25) and the SPs who are RP eligible this year (18:15). Plus we talk Fantasy combos (23:00) as Adam forces Scott to make some tough choices. Harper and Lindor or Correa and Freeman? Sale and Bellinger or Bryant and deGrom? ... Our sophomore slump investigation continues (36:06) for much of the latter half of the show. We discuss the players who have hurt us in the past and who might be vulnerable this year. Does Aaron Judge qualify? What can we learn from Trea Turner? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
January 31, 2018
01/31 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Previewing All 30 Teams!
We're giving you an overview of every MLB team, but first let's talk about a possible one-year wonder - Zack Cozart (2:10) - and what we expect from him this year ... Not a lot of MLB news, but keep an eye on Alex Avila in Arizona (8:55) ... A sleeper, breakout, bust and key position battle for every team! We've got the NL East (11:00), AL East (21:07), NL Central (30:45), AL Central (40:40), NL West (48:22) and AL West (56:16) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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64 min
January 29, 2018
01/29 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Brewers Moves; One-Hit Wonders
A busy show as we return from the weekend with our thoughts on Manny Machado's value with Shortstop eligibility (1:20) and Milwaukee's additions (7:00) of Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain ... Scott and Heath have a rankings dispute over Trea Turner (17:44), Nolan Arenado (20:24), Luis Severino (23:20) and Corey Seager (24:35) ... Dedicating the second half of our show to the idea of "one-hit wonders," players who came out of nowhere to have big seasons. What can we expect from them in 2018? What lessons have we learned from good examples like J.D. Martinez and bad examples like Jonathan Villar? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
January 25, 2018
01/25 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Early Busts
Kicking off the show with two players that Scott and Heath share on their Busts lists - Marcell Ozuna and Ryan Braun (1:00). When is the right time to draft these guys? ... Debating Rafael Devers vs. Rhys Hoskins in a longterm keeper league (9:30), and will Aaron Judge be a bust this year (19:15)? We compare him to J.D. Martinez ... Cases for and against these potential 2018 busts: Xander Bogaerts (29:50), Eric Hosmer (34:54), Danny Duffy (38:40), Jake Lamb (44:15), Ryan Zimmerman (48:16), Alex Wood (49:26), Whit Merrifield (51:15) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
January 24, 2018
01/24 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Early Breakouts
We've got eight breakout candidates to tell you about, but fist let's discuss an interesting league setting (2:46), where to rank Anthony Rizzo if he is 2B eligible (5:52) and why the pitch clock might reduce pitch velocity (11:04) ... Jose Berrios (16:45), Zack Godley (21:50) and Blake Snell (25:05) are among the SPs who could break out in 2018 ... Touting a couple of Red Sox sluggers (28:02), debating Matt Olson vs. Matt Carpenter (38:13) and more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
January 23, 2018
01/23 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Early Sleepers
Before Scott and Heath give some early 2018 sleepers, let's talk about the impact a pitch clock might have (2:00) and when we are drafting Michael Conforto and Yasmany Tomas (4:58) ... Keep an eye on Austin Barnes (10:40). Can Evan Gattis be the #1 Catcher in Fantasy (14:55)? We also give you a couple of 2B sleeper options (18:12) ... Why Mike Clevinger (28:20) is a good sleeper, why Carlos Rodon (31:40) will be worth stashing and a couple of prospects (33:06) you should draft ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
January 17, 2018
01/17 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Only One Ohtani; Bouncebacks Pt. 2
There will be only one Shohei Ohtani in CBS Sports Fantasy leagues! We'll tell you how much his value changes in daily formats vs. weekly formats (4:00) ... Aside from Ohtani's value in different formats, what kind of Fantasy production do we expect (5:10)? Innings will be a problem for him ... Who will bounce back this season? We discuss A.J. Pollock (19:30), Matt Carpenter (25:08), Jon Lester (32:00), Trevor Story (34:45), Cole Hamels (38:40) and Ian Desmond (42:20) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
January 16, 2018
01/16 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Pirates Trades and Bounceback Candidates
Andrew McCutchen (0:30) and Gerrit Cole (7:50) are on the move! We react to the trades and tell you why McCutchen might not be impacted by the new ballpark and why Cole might be in for a big season. And do these deals hurt Felipe Rivero? ... More news from around MLB (31:00) including some competition for Fernando Rodney in MIN (31:50) ... Part one of Bounceback Week features Mookie Betts (34:00), Kris Bryant (38:36) and Josh Donaldson (43:41). Can they perform like elite hitters again? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
January 11, 2018
01/11 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Breakout Potential, Safe vs. Upside SPs
Jay Bruce to the Mets! Can we expect Bruce to do exactly what he has done in the past two seasons (2:40)? ... Adam has a fairly crappy list of four players with breakout potential (9:10). The guys rank them and discuss one who actually does have a chance for a monster season ... Over/unders for Elvis Andrus' HRs (19:02), Aaron Judge's batting average (20:48), Francisco Lindor's HRs (26:48) and Chris Archer's ERA (33:45). Then we discuss when to draft Noah Syndergaard (36:44) as we give different takes on drafting SPs with elite upside vs. drafting SPs with a high floor ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
January 9, 2018
01/09 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Rankings Disputes!
Let's dig into our rankings as Scott and Heath square off, but first we talk about some "make or break" players. Will Bryce Harper (6:40), Cody Bellinger (10:25), Alex Bregman (13:16) and Robinson Cano (23:00) make or break your team based on where they were drafted in our recent Roto draft? ... Debating Evan Gattis (27:15), Zack Cozart (32:55) and Jose Berrios (38:20). Does Gattis have #1 Catcher potential? Was Cozart's 2017 season a total fluke? ... Best way to do FAAB in your league (44:15) and Ronald Acuna's value in a keeper league (53:25) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
January 3, 2018
01/03 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Favorite Mid/Late-round Picks
As we enter 2018 it's time to get ready for Fantasy Baseball season, and we'll start by getting you acquainted with some mid-round and late-round picks you should know. But first, let's talk about a possible solution to the Wins vs. Quality Starts debate (2:15)! ... Wade Davis to the Rockies (7:45), what is his Fantasy value now? And Chris discusses his team from a recent Roto draft (14:20) as he surprisingly drafted SPs early. He compares Noah Syndergaard to Madison Bumgarner and Justin Verlander (17:45) ... Names to know in the mid-to-late rounds including Adam Eaton (24:00), Scooter Gennett (27:40), Jackie Bradley (34:00), a couple of dependable OFs for your Roto rosters (40:00), two late-round OFs you may not know much about (46:15) and plenty in between ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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50 min
December 20, 2017
12/20 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Roto Draft! Turner 4th Overall!?
Yes, Trea Turner went fourth overall! Was that sly or crazy? We'll get to the draft, but first there is a lot of news to cover including Carlos Santana's new deal (2:02), RPs on the move (5:16) and LAA's new infield ... Opportunities emerge for Ronald Acuna (9:05) and J.P. Crawford (16:45). Find out when they should be drafted ... OK, let's talk draft! Thoughts on the Turner pick (19:20), an owner who overloaded on steals (22:30), J.D. Martinez in the middle of Round 2 (36:33) and breakdowns of our teams and strategies. Adam has the best team ever, just ask him ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
December 13, 2017
12/13 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: The Craziness Begins!
Let's start with the Marlins trading away Giancarlo Stanton (10:30), Dee Gordon (18:30) and Marcell Ozuna (21:05) before we talk about Shohei Otani and his elbow issue (27:25). Are the Marlins doing the right thing for their franchise, and do their fans actually care? ... Relievers are changing teams (35:48), but how many of them could close? ... Wait until you hear about the worst commissioner ever (48:12) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
December 6, 2017
12/06 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Mock Draft Review Pt. 2 - The Middle Rounds
We take you through Rounds 4-10 of our most recent mock draft, but first let's talk about Shohei Otani (2:15) and why his value as a hitter might not be what you expect ... Mike Minor to the Rangers (8:40) and Miles Mikolas to the Cardinals (11:20). Finally, some news! ... Best and worst picks of each round as we reveal Rounds 4-10 of the H2H draft (16:00). Carlos Santana went too late and Greg Bird went too early ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
November 28, 2017
11/28 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Mock Draft Strategies
How do you approach mock drafts (1:00)? Do you try to draft the best team or do you experiment with different strategies and see what happens? Our guys don't see eye to eye on this issue ... Taking you through the first three rounds of our 12-team, H2H Points draft (8:00) with some player debates and much more. Should Bryce Harper be a Top 5 pick? Is Giancarlo Stanton clearly better than Aaron Judge? Can you pass up an elite hitter in Round 2 for an elite SP? ... We review our teams and strategies beginning with Chris (40:00), then Scott (45:30), then Adam (56:15) who prioritized SPs the most ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
November 22, 2017
11/22 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Judge's Shoulder, Otani, Thanksgiving Fun
Was Aaron Judge's shoulder injury the cause for his extended slump (3:20)? Are the Yankees destined to get Shohei Otani (5:36)? And should steroids users be allowed in the Hall of Fame (9:25)? We've got some HOT TAKES for ya on today's show! ... One player who will be better and one who will be worse on KC (17:50), CHW (22:24) and DET (24:20) ... We're having some fun today as we unveil a listener-inspired All-Christmas team (28:20) and discuss a troubling Thanksgiving trend on the West Coast of the country (31:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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47 min
November 15, 2017
11/15 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: The Importance of Innings
Scott White is back and ready to talk pitching! He tells us why innings are so important (3:38) and how they will affect his draft strategy. We wonder if MLB managers will continue to rely more and more on their bullpens ... Talking about this year's top rookies (17:45). Aaron Judge or Cody Bellinger next season? What is Andrew Benintendi's upside (21:40)? What about Josh Bell (24:20)? ... Who will be better and who will be worse in 2018 for BAL (30:00), TOR (37:55) and TB (41:00)? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
November 8, 2017
11/08 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Heath is Back! Rankings Disputes & RP Strategy
We welcome Heath back to the show as we get another voice on the Fantasy Baseball Today Podcast. Beginning with some MLB news we discuss which players could be hurt or helped by a change of scenery (5:10) and give our thoughts on Shohei Otani and his Fantasy status (9:50) ... Heath discusses his effective RP strategy in 2017 (17:00) and then we each give a player who will be better and a player who will be worse in 2018 for HOU (22:26) and LAD (30:30) ... Heath has Buster Posey ranked ahead of Gary Sanchez! Why (34:50)!? Plus more of Heath's interesting rankings ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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55 min
November 1, 2017
11/01 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Drafting Old Guys; World Series Thoughts
How old is too old in Fantasy Baseball? We discuss some sluggers who are entering the twilight of their careers (5:45). Have Joey Votto, Edwin Encarnacion or Nelson Cruz shown any sign of slowing down? Which other older players might concern us in 2018 (14:50)? ... World Series storylines (25:10) including the emergence of Joc Pederson (26:44) and the streakiness of Cody Bellinger (28:39) ... Dee Gordon's value (33:45), how to seamlessly take over an existing team in a keeper league (37:41) and more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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47 min
October 26, 2017
10/26 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Power/Speed Combos, NYY & CHC Recaps
How many players really give you a great power/speed combo (2:30) and can you prioritize that in your drafts? Chris also offers another draft strategy that centers around RPs (4:30) ... We discuss the importance of managers (12:10), Clayton Kershaw's playoff track record (18:16) and 2018 outlooks for a few Yankees (20:15) and Cubs (26:33) ... Some of the top performers of the final month of the MLB season include Jose Reyes, Nick Castellanos and Tommy Pham. Who can carry a strong finish into next year (34:50)? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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46 min
October 18, 2017
10/18 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Prioritize Pitching in 2018?
Chris Towers wanted to wait on pitching in 2017, will he change his strategy next season? We begin the show with that topic before discussing how good (or bad) In-N-Out Burger is (15:26) ... Early auction values for some key players such as Clayton Kershaw (25:25), and Kenley Jansen (29:05) ... WAS and CLE have been eliminated, so we tell you one player on each team that will be better next season and one player that will be worse (33:24) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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45 min
October 11, 2017
10/11 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Recapping BOS & ARI, Top OFs
As we bid adieu to Boston (10:45) and Arizona (15:55), we give you one player on each team who will improve next year and one who will get worse. Which Red Sox SP could struggle next season? Which Diamondbacks hitter could have great value late in drafts? ... Adam destroys Chris for his ludicrous tweet (8:20), and we review the Top 5 at Shortstop (23:45), Outfield (27:25), Starting Pitcher (31:10) and Relief Pitcher (34:21). ... Plenty of Aaron Judge talk, and should you take a pitcher in Round 1 next year? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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44 min
October 4, 2017
10/04 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Offseason Podcasts Begin!
The Fantasy Baseball season may be over, but we'll be here once a week to keep you informed and entertained until next season begins. Today we discuss the Top 5 finishers at Catcher, First Base and Second Base. Gary Sanchez is the new Buster Posey. Anthony Rizzo is oddly consistent and Jonathan Schoop had his breakout campaign ... How we're evaluating Luke Weaver, Jake Junis, Blake Snell and some other young players, plus you'll never guess who the #1 Catcher was in September ... Some playoff thoughts including Terry Francona's interesting decision, and we look back at our preseason MLB picks and bold predictions ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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50 min
September 25, 2017
09/25 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Let's Win a Championship!
One more week to go! Adam and Scott tell you what you need to know as you set your lineup one final time. Can you start Bryce Harper this week (2:15)? Which two-start pitcher changes do you need to know about (4:30) and how safe are Jake Junis and Daniel Mengden? Start or Sit Jon Lester (7:08)? Clayton Kershaw (9:50)? ... You need to pick up Garrett Richards! And if you need a hitter, who can help you this week (27:44)? ... Reviewing all of the noteworthy SP performances from over the weekend with start or sit advice for more than 30 SPs (33:00). Plus a look at today's matchups (46:02) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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57 min
September 22, 2017
09/22 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Most Added, Week 26 Help
Looking at the big stories from the last two days, we wonder if it's time to trust Kyle Schwarber (3:20) and Hunter Renfroe (4:21) and which RPs have recently emerged as closers (6:10)? ... A look at the Most Added list (7:32), plus relevant hitters (13:20) like Carlos Gonzalez, Justin Bour and Dexter Fowler and how much we like them next week. Then it's on to all of the relevant SPs who pitched Wednesday and Thursday and which ones we like in Week 26 (20:40) ... Best and worst hitting matchups for next week (32:00), two-start pitchers for Week 26 (35:26) and today's games (44:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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46 min
September 20, 2017
09/20 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Amazing Olson & Hitters to Add
Matt Olson has homered in five straight games! Where will he be ranked next year (2:30)? And which other hitters can you rely on to finish this Fantasy season (13:04)? ... Start or Sit Danny Salazar and Jake Arrieta on Thursday (9:25)? We also discuss all of the relevant SPs from the last two days and decide if we're starting them in their next scheduled starts (21:30-38:15) ... Looking at a couple of Scott White's bold predictions for 2018 (38:15) before previewing today's matchups (45:54) and Thursday's (54:25) as well ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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55 min
September 18, 2017
09/18 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
It's time to win a championship! We review the weekend standouts including Tim Anderson (5:50) and Matt Olson (8:13) and give you plenty of start/sit advice ... A look at the Most Added list plus changes to two-start SPs for Week 25 (12:20). Then we talk hitters as we look at the best from Week 24 (26:55) including Eddie Rosario and Jeimer Candelario, some steals sources (31:00) and tough calls for Week 25 (32:00) including Justin Bour, Joe Mauer and Carlos Gonzalez ... We spend the last half of the show on SPs (37:24), discussing James Paxton, Jeff Samardzija, Gerrit Cole and other questionable choices. We're also previewing today's games (47:40) and even Tuesday night's games at the very end of the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
September 15, 2017
09/15 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Trust Judge? Buxton? Week 25 Help
We begin the show with yesterday's standouts (3:36) including a couple of CHW sluggers who you could start next week. Are we ready to trust Aaron Judge again? Is Jake Junis worth starting @TOR? We also do our best to update some bullpens! ... Two-start pitchers for Week 25 (11:03), German Marquez may be your best option. Scott also tells you the best and worst hitting matchups for next week (16:45) ... Most Added list (23:16), reviewing yesterday's action (26:31) including big games from Tommy Pham, Byron Buxton and Tim Anderson and then we preview today's games (32:12) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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45 min
September 14, 2017
09/14 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Add Lamet! Zunino? Reyes?
Scott begins today's show with a peak at the waiver wire (2:15) and some players who can help you win next week. Does Luiz Gohara matter? Do you realize how good Mike Zunino has been over the last 3 months? ... Some listener suggestions about how to deal with Shohei Otani (15:26), more hitters to add including Odubel Herrera (23:55) and Eddie Rosario (24:22) despite next week's schedule and players we are concerned about (29:30) like Chris Taylor and Chris Archer ... Plenty of talk about yesterday's SPs midway through the show and then a look at today's matchups (39:23) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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45 min
September 13, 2017
09/13 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Albies, Otani, Trustometer
Ozzie Albies is one of two surging hitters we recommend adding right now (1:50). We also discuss the potential impact that Shohei Otani could have on Fantasy leagues (12:30) and we compare Blake Snell, Robert Stephenson, Garrett Richards and other SPs who may be free agents in your leagues (17:40) ... How much do we trust Aaron Judge, Miguel Cabrera, Jake Lamb, Tommy Pham and a few others (24:00)? ... "Hey, Real Quick" 2018 edition (29:50) with a Corey Kluber vs. Mookie Betts debate, recapping yesterday's pitching performances (34:41) and previewing today's matchups (40:10) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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55 min
September 12, 2017
09/12 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: We're Back! Players to Add
Adam and Scott are back to catch you up on what you may have missed. Who are some players you must add right now (1:40)? Carlos Gonzalez? Jake Junis? Who are some new closers you should pick up (12:54)? ... A look at the Most Added list (24:35) which includes Brandon Woodruff, Kyle Gibson, Matt Olson and many more. Plus our thoughts on Michael Fulmer, Jimmy Nelson and Aaron Sanchez in 2018 (33:02) ... Recapping yesterday's performances (41:25) and previewing today's matchups (47:40) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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54 min
September 7, 2017
09/07 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Best Rookie SPs, Week 24 Help
Al Melchior is back on the program to help us figure out if Doug Fister is legit (2:14) and which rookie SPs are the top priorities right now (12:14). Jake Junis? Lucas Giolito? Dillon Peters? ... A look at the Most Added list (20:00), a streaking Carlos Gonzalez (26:15), yesterday's SPs (30:10) and tough hitter matchups in Week 24 (38:01) ... Two-start pitchers for Week 24 (42:55). Who can you trust to make that second start? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
September 6, 2017
09/06 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Richards, Double Dongs, Chapman & More
Garrett Richards is back (4:40)! Should he be prioritized over Jake Junis or Lucas Giolito? We also give you some players in deep leagues to take a look at including one hitter Scott is highlighting at the top of the show. And is time to drop Travis Shaw (8:40)? ... Is Aroldis Chapman the NYY closer again (9:53)? Is Jose Ramirez the #2 2B in Fantasy next year (17:58)? Are Odubel Herrera and Cameron Maybin worth adding (22:22)? ... Talking about yesterday's SPs (27:44) and today's matchups (35:55) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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42 min
September 5, 2017
09/05 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Dazzling D-Backs and SPs to Add
Hey real quick, J.D. Martinez or Robbie Ray in 2018 (2:00)? ... Scott White gives you a bunch of SPs to add! Lucas Giolito (10:20), Reynaldo Lopez (11:26), Mike Clevinger and Blake Snell (19:28) are among those discussed. For hitters, should you add Delino DeShields or Kevin Kiermaier (21:24)? And should you drop Matt Carpenter (31:20)? ... Which SPs from yesterday's games do we trust (41:30) and which waiver wire SPs from yesterday are we ready to add (47:40)? Plus a look at today's matchups (49:53) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
September 1, 2017
09/01 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Trades! Slumping Hitters & Week 23 Help
Scott White is not cranky today despite a late night writing about trades! Get his thoughts on Justin Verlander (2:20), Justin Upton (6:20) and everyone else who is on the move ... Kendrys Morales homered three times, does it matter (14:20)? We also talk STL bullpen (15:26) and players we are ready to add like Greg Bird (17:35). Plus a look at the Most Added list (23:16) and whether you should start or sit some slumping sluggers next week (29:15) ... Two-start pitchers for Week 23 (37:20). How many can you actually trust to make two starts? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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43 min
August 31, 2017
08/31 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Drop Harper? More SPs to Add
Find out why Adam hates himself today (1:40), whether Bryce Harper and Aroldis Chapman are droppable (4:22) and who you should be adding for the stretch run! ... We marvel at Ender Inciarte's stellar season (6:10), discuss the LAA bullpen (9:50), Jose Berrios' awesome start plus more from yesterday's SPs ... Deep league targets to consider adding (14:55). Rafael Montero? Matt Olson? Wilmer Difo? Also some "Hey Real Quick" for 2018 (33:45) as we pit Jonathan Schoop vs. Robinson Cano and Edwin Encarnacion vs. Rhys Hoskins. More from yesterday, some talk about the value of HRs and a look at today's matchups (45:03) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
August 30, 2017
08/30 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weaver! Junis! Bundy!
We're very excited about yesterday's pitching performances. Is Dylan Bundy an ace now (2:40)? Is Luke Weaver a must-start (5:00)? And Jake Junis should definitely be owned in more than 21% of leagues (7:15). Who should you drop for him? ... Why you should consider adding Kurt Suzuki (18:30) and Jack Flaherty (21:00). Is Jorge Polanco legit (29:01)? Also it's Worryometer Wednesday (37:25) for Marwin Gonzalez, Travis Shaw and a couple of others ... More from yesterday including Jake Arrieta's dominance despite a lack of swinging strikes and then a look at today's matchups (45:05) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
August 29, 2017
08/29 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Mon. Recap & 2018 Talk
Are we ready to buy in to Mike Montgomery (7:00) or Blake Parker (8:00) yet? Who should you be picking up? And is Rhys Hoskins a Top 5 1B next year (3:00)? ... We talk 2B who have benefited from a change of scenery (16:15), how much faith we have in Jose Ramirez and Logan Morrison (20:08) and why you should consider adding Andrew Heaney (38:05) ... "Hopeful or Hopeless" for 2018 with Maikel Franco, Mike Zunino, Jonathan Lucroy and a few more (28:46). Plus a look at today's matchups (43:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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52 min
August 28, 2017
08/28 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
Is Byron Buxton a must-start this week (2:40)? Is Blake Snell a must-add (6:40)? Which SPs could help in deeper leagues and who are the best RPs to own in COL (10:30) and STL (15:00)? We cover these topics and look at the Most Added list (22:10) ... We debate a Fantasy Baseball moral dilemma (16:50), play start or sit with players coming off the DL and players facing suspensions (28:15) and disagree on Ozzie Albies (35:35) and especially Greg Bird (37:15) ... Plenty of SP talk (40:00) as we take you through a few dozen SP matchups including some tough calls @COL this week. Then it's on to today's games (55:50) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
August 25, 2017
08/25 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Rhys Lightning, Thu. Recap, Week 22 Help
Rhys Hoskins did it again (2:40)! More talk about the outstanding rookie before we get into Michael Conforto's dynasty value (5:50) and the continued success of Byron Buxton and Curtis Granderson (11:24) ... Some bullpen updates (18:30) including a Jeurys Familia outlook, the Dropometer (21:45), a new Cardinals pitching prospect to know (29:50) and why you shouldn't trust Edwin Jackson ... Two-start pitchers for Week 22 (41:00). Will Luke Weaver make two starts? Does it matter? Who else should you pick up? A look at today's matchups (50:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
August 24, 2017
08/24 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Wednesday's Standouts and a Mini Mailbag
Twenty percent of Rich Hill owners sat him this week. Oops! What should Hill owners do going forward (3:50)? Which "stud" players should you drop for Rhys Hoskins (7:00)? And is Luke Weaver a must-add (10:40)? ... A potential new closer in Baltimore, plus bullpen blues (13:46) in Colorado, San Francisco and St. Louis. We also talk about OFs to add (26:40) and the surprising strength of the Shortstop position (29:23) ... Concerns about Zack Godley (49:30)? A disagreement about Drew Pomeranz (50:30) and some Mike Fiers love (52:50). Plus a look at today's matchups at the end of the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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57 min
August 23, 2017
08/23 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Fantasy Baseballin' with Al Melchior!
Remember Al!? He's back on the show to talk about shortstop Josh Donaldson (2:30), players with good schedules, why Eddie Rosario is underowned (6:40) and plenty more ... Thoughts on Lucas Giolito (8:40), struggling studs (14:00) like Carlos Carrasco, Aaron Nola and Jimmy Nelson, and Gary Sanchez vs. Buster Posey (19:45) this year and beyond ... A number of SPs are nearly universally-owned, but should they be (36:33)? How good is Eugenio Suarez (45:21) and what do we expect from a slumping Tommy Pham going forward (49:03)? Also a look at today's matchups at the end of the show ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
August 22, 2017
08/22 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Hot Hitters; Some 2018 Talk
Is it time to buy in to Curtis Granderson (2:00), Nicky Delmonico (5:00) and Byron Buxton (7:45)? We discuss these streaking hitters and a few more including a Catcher who keeps homering ... We look at four players having career years - Eric Hosmer (26:08) and Mike Moustakas (28:55) and two others - and debate what 2018 holds for these guys ... Adam Jones and Josh Harrison are hot (33:36), we're still not buying Zach Davies (38:33), and is it time to drop Eduardo Rodriguez (43:41)? Also, a look at today's matchups (46:20) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
August 21, 2017
08/21 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
So many players to add as we tell you who we added over the weekend (3:30). Curtis Granderson has great matchups, there's a new steals source you should pick up, Lucas Giolito and Luke Weaver could be options for you this week as well ... A look at the Most Added list (17:25), hot hitters from the weekend (24:00) like Eddie Rosario and Byron Buxton, bullpens (30:00) and more ... Plenty of SP talk during the last half of the show as we tell you who you can trust this week and who to avoid. Plus a look at today's matchups (46:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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52 min
August 18, 2017
08/18 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Addometer, #1 Catcher, Week 21 Help
As the Fantasy playoffs approach, who should you pick up now to help you win a title? Edwin Jackson (2:00)? Patrick Corbin (3:05)? How about Greg Bird (15:33), Byron Buxton (18:35) and Curtis Granderson (19:22)? ... Who is the #1 Catcher rest of season and in 2018 (14:20)? Are we seeing a changing of the guard? Also, Adam proposes a new baseball statistic (28:05) ... Two-start pitchers for Week 21 (38:50), plus a look at today's matchups (42:35) and much more from yesterday's games ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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55 min
August 17, 2017
08/17 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Tim Beckham or Odell Beckham!?
Well we have to talk about the great Tim Beckham, right? Some possible explanations for his eruption and what we expect going forward ... So much from Wednesday including Trevor Story's homers, bullpen updates in SEA, STL and LAA, Wil Myers' three steals, John Lackey's weird reliability and a more ... What to do with the struggling Brett Gardner and Logan Morrison and is Marcus Semien worried? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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46 min
August 16, 2017
08/16 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Marveling at Greatness; Trustometer
After touting Rhys Hoskins, we get into how much we trust Rick Porcello, Marco Estrada and Brad Peacock going forward (5:43), what's up with Aroldis Chapman (11:20) and a SP you should be adding (14:16) ... Marveling at the greatness of Joey Votto (19:20), Giancarlo Stanton (22:44), Josh Donaldson (24:08) a prodigious home run hitter and a prolific base stealer ... Injured SPs who are ready to come back (32:30), a couple of hot hitters who are worth an add (39:26), "Matt Olson or Matt Chapman" and a look at today's matchups (51:45) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
August 15, 2017
08/15 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Hooray for Hoskins and Devers!
Rhys Hoskins and Rafael Devers are hot topics, and we'll get to them later in the show. But first let's talk about how much we trust Trevor Bauer (3:15) and Kevin Gausman (5:10) and some severely underowned players you can take a shot on (8:00) ... Reflecting on the great seasons of Marcell Ozuna (12:34), Zack Greinke (14:50) and Giancarlo Stanton (18:30) and what lessons we can learn from them ... A rivalry edition of Hey Real Quick (24:40), Dropometer for Michael Fulmer among others (28:00), A.J. Pollock's struggles (34:32), more from yesterday and a look at today's matchups (40:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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49 min
August 14, 2017
08/14 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
Players to add (1:50) including Eddie Rosario, Rhys Hoskins, Jake Junis, Aaron Hicks and many more. We help you set your lineup for Week 20 and dominate rest of season ... Are we buying Tim Beckham yet (13:20)? How about some other hot shortstops? What's going on in the Angels bullpen (24:10) and more bullpens around baseball? Do Mikie Mahtook or Matt Olson matter (30:00)? ... A lot of SP talk (36:32) for the last half of the show including how to value Reynaldo Lopez and which SPs have good matchups this week. Also, a look at today's matchups (54:05) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
August 11, 2017
08/11 Fantasy BasebalL Podcast: Innings Limits, Shortstop Adds, Week 20 Help
Tim Beckham or Ketel Marte? Rhys Hoskins or Dominic Smith? And which SP could fill in for Vince Velasquez? We tell you what you need to know after Thursday's action ... Are Carlos Rodon and Marco Estrada back? Who is the Angels closer? We also talk about SPs with innings limits ... Two-start pitchers for Week 20, plus a lot more from Thursday including Danny Salazar, Jose Bautista and Wil Myers ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
August 10, 2017
08/10 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Bruce Trade; Wednesday's Standouts
Jay Bruce is on the move! How does this trade affect his Fantasy value (1:00)? And what is next for the Mets and Indians? We tell you a couple of prospects to get excited about (4:00) ... Is Justin Verlander a legit ace again (10:50)? We also talk Alex Wood (18:00), Trevor Bauer (24:40) and more from yesterday. And are we worried about Starling Marte ... Bullpen updates (26:00), Doppelganger Thursday (30:50), "Hey Real Quick (32:00)" with two stud SPs, two slugging first basemen and two Red Sox infielders, a look at today's matchups (52:21) and a lot more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
August 9, 2017
08/09 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Keuchel Concerns, Glorious Gallo
Recapping Tuesday's games, we start the show by trying to give a little love to a SP with a 2.98 ERA in his last 7 starts. Then it's on to the struggling Dallas Keuchel (4:40) and the surging Joey Gallo (7:05) and Odubel Herrera (11:55) ... Should you pick up Reynaldo Lopez (20:50)? How do we feel about Jake Lamb going into 2018 (26:55)? ... Zack Godley's rankings rise (34:00), Jason Vargas' questionable Fantasy value (35:28), a potential bullpen shakeup for LAA (42:00), today's matchups (45:14) and Grade the Trade (49:20)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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54 min
August 8, 2017
08/08 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: 28 Days Later
A look at the best at each position over the last 28 days (36:45), but first we discuss Freddie Freeman vs. Kris Bryant (3:30), Dylan Bundy's awesome start (11:10), the returns of two versatile OFs (16:30) and more from Monday ... Scott tells us if some slumping players can be counted on going forward (20:24). Carlos Gonazlez? Eric Thames? Scooter Gennett? ... A fun round of Team Name Tuesday (31:53) and a look at today's matchups (51:51) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
August 7, 2017
08/07 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
From Marco Estrada (6:20) to Brandon Woodruff (8:20) to Tim Beckham (14:40) and more, we tell you who stood out this weekend and who you should be adding. Plus a look at the Most Added list and some two-start pitcher discussions ... Should Fantasy owners who have been eliminated from playoff contention be allowed to make trades (11:30)? We discuss best practices ... Covering weekend studs like Danny Salazar (30:45), Hyun-Jin Ryu (31:30) and Cole Hamels (41:00) and weekend duds like Carlos Carrasco (41:52) and Sean Manaea (47:35). Plus a look at today's matchups (56:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
August 4, 2017
08/04 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Fulmer injured, Marquez impresses, and Week 19 help
How should Fantasy owners approach Michael Fulmer's injury? Is German Marquez someone Fantasy players should look at as a replacement? Plus two-start options for Week 19! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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47 min
August 3, 2017
08/03 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Godley vs. Arrieta and More Tough Calls
Adam forces Chris to make some tough calls on today's show, but first we wonder why Dallas Keuchel is struggling (1:40), if Carlos Gonzalez's hit streak means anything (5:20) and if you need to add Jesse Winker (9:40) and Luke Weaver (11:20) ... Zack Godley or Jake Arrieta (22:00)? Drop Wil Myers (25:45)? Kyle Schwarber (27:45)? Reese's Peanut Butter Cups or Reese's Pieces? ... Buy or Sell with David Price (34:00), Travis Shaw and more plus a look at today's matchups (45:25) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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57 min
August 2, 2017
08/02 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Judge, Albies, Tue. Recap
Ozzie Albies is up! How much will he help your team (4:44)? And which other call-ups are worth monitoring (7:10)? ... We discuss the recent struggles of Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger and why this was somewhat predictable (14:25). Plus what do we expect from Manny Machado going forward (25:00)? ... Some "Hey Real Quick" (23:30) and Michael Jackson-themed segments in the last 20 minutes of the show. We also look at today's matchups (55:45) and grade your trades (58:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
August 1, 2017
08/01 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Trade deadline Winners & Losers, Rosario!
We're reacting to yesterday's trade deadline moves with Scott's winners and losers. Don't overlook players like Derek Fisher and Brad Hand ... Amed Rosario is here! Where does he rank among shortstops? We also talk about other rookies who are thriving right now ... So much from Monday including Gio Gonzalez's gem, Corey Dickerson's double dongs, Felix Hernandez vs. Cole Hamels and a JAG alert ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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50 min
July 31, 2017
07/31 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
Awesome pitching performances and some underwhelming trades headlined the weekend in baseball. We discuss who we're adding and dropping (4:04), which stud SPs we are most encouraged by (10:40), which stud SPs we are most concerned about (13:00) and plenty more ... Looking at the latest MLB trades (20:50) and which new closers we want to add ... A look at the weekend's best hitters (34:45) before we spend the final 20 minutes of the show talking SPs to add and previewing today's matchups ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
July 28, 2017
07/28 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Fantasy Feud! Plus Week 18 Help
We've got a fun Kokomo Friday show for you with double dongs, prospect chatter and Fantasy Feud (20:30), plus a recap of yesterday's action ... Is Kyle Schwarber back (3:00)? Is Jose Abreu better than Miguel Cabrera (4:30)? What do we make of the Lucas Duda trade (6:45)? And which minor leaguers should you be looking to add (30:30)? ... Two-start pitchers for Week 18 (52:00) after we preview the MLB trade deadline (36:30) and talk about Brett Gardner's surprisingly good year (43:00) and Francisco Lindor's surplus of power and lack of steals (46:48) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
July 27, 2017
07/27 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Rookie Homers, Pitching Prospects & More
We're recapping Wednesday's action which featured more good stuff from Aaron Nola, Jake Arrieta and Alex Cobb. Are any of them worth selling high? ... We've got three pitching prospects that should be on your radar including Luke Weaver who will start today. Plus, we discuss five rookies who homered yesterday. Are Bradley Zimmer and Paul DeJong worth owning? ... Severino or Darvish? How good is Hosmer? Sell high on Gio Gonzalez? And we grade your trades at the end of the show! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
July 26, 2017
07/26 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: "Man or Muppet?" & Trade Talk
Eduardo Nunez is on the move! What does this mean for Rafael Devers (1:34)? Who is next to get traded and what anticipatory moves should Fantasy owners make (8:00)? ... We discuss the latest minor league call-ups (13:20) before breaking down a slew of SPs and figuring out which ones will be reliable going forward (20:30). Jon Gray? Carlos Rodon? Mike Foltynewicz? ... Worryometer Wednesday for Cole Hamels (43:44), Jacob Faria (44:54), Jose Berrios (47:16) and more. Plus more from Tuesday and a look at today's matchups (53:16) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
July 25, 2017
07/25 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Bregman, Gausman, Mon. Recap
Recapping a fairly ordinary Monday that did give us a couple of trades and a prospect promotion. First we break down the big news (1:43) before revisiting Clayton Kershaw's Fantasy stock (12:40) ... Our thoughts on Kevin Gausman (5:00), Alex Bregman (18:55), Randal Grichuk (27:35), a new closer to add (28:40) and more Monday standouts ... Deep league options (33:35), JAG alert (36:30) and a great round of Team Name Name Tuesday (46:00). Plus, which supposed aces are actually must-start Fantasy options (54:05)? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
July 24, 2017
07/24 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
Rafael Devers is here! Who should you drop for this stud prospect? And who else did we add, drop and trade over the weekend (5:30)? ... We discuss Clayton Kershaw's status as a first round pick next season (11:30), Danny Salazar's awesome start (19:04), the Most Added players (23:30) and an update on bullpens (29:06) ... A lot of hitter talk (32:00), plus Jake Arrieta (40:00), Adam Wainwright (46:22), Lance McCullers (47:19) and today's matchups at the end of the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
July 21, 2017
07/21 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Felix vs. Hamels, Most Traded, Week 17 Help
We talk Hamels vs. Hernandez at the top of the show and then it's on to why you should pick up Jhoulys Chacin (8:15) and other fringy SPs ... Pham vs. Yelich (21:48), JAG alert for Justin Bour and Mike Moustakas (25:10), Most Added (30:50) and Most Traded (37:40) players. Should you sell Jose Berrios (42:40)? ... Two-start pitchers for Week 17 (53:00) after we tell you why Matt Carpenter is someone you should look to acquire ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
July 20, 2017
07/20 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Chris Towers vs. Chris Taylor; Wed. Recap
After we discuss some of Wednesday's standouts like Gerrit Cole (2:55) and Sonny Gray (4:30), we make Chris Towers square off against Chris Taylor (performed by Adam) in a Fantasy Baseball showdown (7:00) ... Is Justin Verlander back (11:40)? Is Aaron Judge Top 5 next year (28:28)? Is Yu Darvish a Top 20 SP this year (30:48)? ... Dropometer (34:41) for Mike Leake, Kenta Maeda, Jordan Montgomery and a couple others. Plus analyzing ownership levels of several relevant OFs (36:30) and discussing today's matchups (49:40) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
July 19, 2017
07/19 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Trades, Homers and Prospects!
The Yankees and White Sox pulled off a major trade that gives us new RPs to chase and Yoan Moncada in Chicago! We react to all angles of that trade (2:00), plus Arizona's acquisition of J.D. Martinez and Carlos Correa replacements (15:00) ... Sean Doolittle got a save (20:00)! We also talk Mike Clevinger, Brad Peacock and the rest of Monday's standouts (22:18) ... Double dongs (28:33), Worryometer Wednesday with Josh Donaldson (36:21), Miguel Cabrera (46:26) and more. And we're grading your trades (56:10)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
July 18, 2017
07/18 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Shortstop Talk, "Are You Aware That ..."
Discussing Monday's best hitters - Tommy Pham (4:46), Steven Souza (8:40) - and worst pitchers - Lance McCullers (16:50), Jason Vargas (18:58) - plus another development in the STL bullpen (10:30) ... Adam makes sure that Scott and Chris are aware of some Fantasy trends like a few players who have homered in three straight games (39:40) and Ryan Zimmerman's extended slump (41:45) ... Shortstop talk (44:20), plus more from yesterday including good starts by Jon Lester and Marcus Stroman (49:03) and Eduardo Rodriguez's return ... Your emails a fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
July 17, 2017
07/17 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
Who will close for Washington? How about for Texas? We begin the show with some bullpen talk, and then it's on to who to add and drop (7:41) ... Is now the time to sell high on SPs who aren't striking guys out (18:44)? We talk Sonny Gray, Cole Hamels and a few others. Plus a look at the Most Added list (29:15) and underowned pitchers (33:20) ... Standout hitters from the weekend (41:00) and the struggles of Justin Verlander, Jose Berrios and Jon Gray (55:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
July 14, 2017
07/14 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Next year's top-24 and Week 16's underwhelming pitching options
The guys look ahead to next season, mock drafting the first two rounds of the 2018 season. They also look through the mostly underwhelming two-start options, make some bold predictions for the trade deadline, and take your emails heading into the weekend.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
July 13, 2017
07/13 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Jose Quintana trade and midseason top prospects
The guys react to the Jose Quintana trade, and then talk about the top prospects still getting work in the minors. Does Quintana get a boost in his cross-city move? Should you still be waiting on Amed Rosario? What's the ETA for Rafael Devers?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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36 min
July 12, 2017
07/12 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Looking ahead to the second half with Al Melchior
Al Melchior makes his triumphant return to the pod, as he looks ahead to the second half of the season with Scott White and Chris Towers. Do the guys still have faith in Noah Syndergaard (10:30)? Should you buy low on Rougned Odor and Danny Duffy (20:00)? Plus sell-high candidates like Robbie Ray and Eric Hosmer (39:45).Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
July 10, 2017
07/11 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: The Ringer's Ben Lindbergh & CBS Sports' Jonah Keri
The Ringer's MLB writer Ben Lindbergh joins the show (1:30) to talk about the 'Juiced Ball' theory, and then CBS Sports' Jonah Keri (26:30) comes on to talk about all things baseball. Are home runs here to stay? Is Judge for real? Scherzer or Kershaw?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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54 min
July 10, 2017
07/10 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Struggling studs and Fantasy All-Stars
Chris Towers and Heath Cummings pick their first half Fantasy Baseball Today All-Star team. Votto or Goldschmidt? Ozuna or Blackmon? Scherzer or Kershaw? Plus, are we still worried about Masahiro Tanaka? Is Luis Castillo a stud?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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53 min
July 7, 2017
07/07 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: HR Derby Curse? 2nd Half Bouncebacks
Is there a HR Derby curse (1:00)? Find out what the research suggests. Then it's on to some "Hey, Real Quick" with Dinelson Lamet, Rich Hill and a few others, plus who to add from yesterday's games (10:15) ... Drop Dylan Bundy (13:40)? Add Anibal Sanchez (20:40)? Which prospects should you stash right now (29:30)? ... We discuss some first half duds and whether or not they can turn it around after the break. Is Ian Kinsler done (43:10)? What do we expect from Kyle Seager (45:50)? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
July 6, 2017
07/06 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Buy or Sell, Surprise SPs, Add Pham!
Starting the show with some pitchers to add including Luis Castillo (1:50) and a ARI SP who may or may not be better than his numbers (3:18) ... We look at the first half's most surprising SPs (14:52) and forecast the rest of the season. Then it's on to Buy or Sell for Carlos Gonzalez (28:20), Jose Ramirez (33:00), Mitch Haniger (34:23), Aaron Judge (36:43) and more ... Why haven't you added Tommy Pham yet? Which other hitters need to be added (45:30)? Also more on yesterday's pitching performances, ham vs. bacon (50:00), and today's matchups at the end of the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
July 5, 2017
07/05 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Catching Up On Five Days of Baseball
Clint Frazier's promotion (2:00), Kevin Gausman's splitter (4:53), Aaron Nola's excellence (11:03) and so much more from the last five days! ... We play "Hey, Real Quick" with Freddie Freeman vs. Josh Donaldson (19:05), Mike Moustakas vs. Justin Turner (20:26), Danny Duffy vs. Alex Wood (23:50) ... Bullpen updates for 10 teams (31:40), something you never knew about Scott White (37:20), multi-homer games from yesterday (43:00) and how worried we are about Justin Verlander, Felix Hernandez and a couple other SPs (50:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
July 3, 2017
07/03 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Mailbag (Recorded Friday)!
We welcome you back from the weekend with a mailbag show as we answer your questions and get you set for the second half of the season ... Anthony Rendon or Jake Lamb (2:30)? Andrew Benintendi or Andrew McCutchen (5:00)? How are we valuing Carlos Rodon right now (5:36)? ... We play buy or sell with Michael Fulmer (11:20), Salvador Perez (17:33) and Starling Marte (20:46) while wondering if there is something wrong with Josh Donaldson (36:42) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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40 min
June 30, 2017
06/30 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Turner Replacements, JAG Alert, Dropometer
Cheer up, Trea Turner owners! We've got some replacements for you (2:20) both on waivers and via trade ... So much from yesterday including Brad Peacock vs. Lance Lynn (11:50), Randall Grichuk vs. Joc Pederson (20:30), Jonathan Villar's big night (25:00) and a bold prediction about closers (27:15) ... Two-start pitchers for Week 14 at the end of the show, but first we wonder if Michael Brantley is a JAG (37:05) and if Mitch Haniger and other highly-owned players should be dropped (46:50) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
June 29, 2017
06/29 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Buy Low, Sell High
We're talking trade on today's show! First, we wonder if one of the coldest hitters in baseball is still a good buy low candidate (2:20) before Heath and Chris give you a plethora of buy low and sell high players (23:23) ... Sam Dyson, Trevor Rosenthal and more from the bullpens (5:34) as up to six different teams have closer issues at the moment. Plus, we had a number of call-ups yesterday. Do any of them matter (12:00)? ... Oops, I homered again! Curtis Granderson (47:03), Robinson Chirinos (48:20), Travis Shaw (49:10) and more. Oh, and we reveal our Mt. Rushmore of breakfast cereals ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
June 28, 2017
06/28 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Strategy Talk, SPs to Add, Trades
Another action-packed Wednesday show as we give you SPs to add, review yesterday's standouts and grade your trades. It's time to pick up Sean Newcomb (2:40)! ... Worryometer Wednesday (19:00) with Jake Arrieta, Justin Verlander, Jose Quintana and James Paxton, plus a look at closers who are struggling right now (22:46) ... We discuss strange seasons for Mookie Betts and Kris Bryant (25:00), then we discuss our preseason pitching strategies and how they are working out for us (43:00). We grade your trades at the end of the show (58:00) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
June 27, 2017
06/27 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Hamels, Andrus, Fill in the Blank
Where do Scott and Chris have Cole Hamels ranked (1:40)? Behind Jeff Samardzija? We talk about the struggling ace before transitioning to the top Shortstop in Fantasy and much more ... Our biggest Fantasy mistakes this season (12:56), a new source of steals in New York (18:22), our thoughts on Tommy Pham (22:48), Jordan Montgomery (26:51) and other Monday standouts ... Do we still have hope for Alex Bregman (34:08)? Aledmys Diaz (36:15)? Jonathan Lucroy (40:38)? We also play Fill in the Blank (45:08)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
June 26, 2017
06/26 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
A trio of lefty SPs are coming back this week and we'll tell you how excited we are about them, plus we'll discuss who we added and dropped (8:20) as several surging OFs could help your Fantasy teams ... Thoughts on Franklin Barreto and Luis Castillo (3:20), a few pitchers Adam is intrigued by (15:51) and bullpens that could be changing in the coming weeks (24:00) ... We devote the second half of the show to SPs, looking at struggling studs (44:24) and pitchers available on Waivers with plenty of start/sit advice for Week 13 ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
June 23, 2017
06/23 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Surprising Stats, June Juggernauts, Week 13 Help
We start the show with some Hey Real Quick as we debate Matt Holliday vs. Matt Adams (3:20), Zack Godley vs. Chase Anderson (4:19) and Ian Happ vs. Rougned Odor (6:54) ... Much more from yesterday including Kyle Schwarber's demotion (18:03), encouraging starts from Aaron Nola and Andrew Moore (25:00), June juggernaut hitters (28:15) and a lack of swinging strikes from Jake Arrieta (39:30) ... Two-start pitchers for Week 13 (51:51) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
June 22, 2017
06/22 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Buy or Sell, Underowned OFs
Adam was excited to add a couple of SPs this morning, do Heath and Chris share his excitement (1:58)? One of those pitchers is owned in only 10% of leagues ... Talking Mike Fiers (9:23), Justin Verlander vs. James Paxton vs. Jose Berrios (13:33) and more from Wednesday ... We play a quick round of Name That Player (24:40), talk underowned OFs (28:32), play Buy or Sell with Max Scherzer and many more (42:00) and then give you a great reason to add Sean Newcomb (55:31) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
June 21, 2017
06/21 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Bellinger Trades, Rankings Review
Scott is ready to trade Cody Bellinger, but what is his asking price? And just how valuable is Bellinger right now (2:40)? ... We begin the show with a look at the Waiver Wire and the best players to add today. Then it's on to fringy SPs we're starting to trust (11:55) and why Adam temporarily hates baseball (24:51) ... Scott and Heath debate their rankings! Starlin Castro or Ian Kinsler (28:00)? Is Andrew Benintendi a Top 30 OF (30:14)? We're also grading your trades (54:50) and looking at today's matchups ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
June 20, 2017
06/20 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Checking on Breakouts and Struggling SPs
Before we get into the breakouts, let's talk Cody Bellinger (3:10)! Sell high? Also: Justin Bour or Jose Abreu (10:58)? Mike Zunino or Evan Gattis (14:43)? ... Time to drop or sit Tanner Roark and Marco Estrada (22:15)? Is Gerrit Cole back (25:41)? What's wrong with Dylan Bundy (26:31)? ... We check in on some early-season breakouts (36:15) and give rest of season outlooks before finishing the show with a great round of Team Name Tuesday (43:54) and a preview of tonight's matchups ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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57 min
June 19, 2017
06/19 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
We start the show with the biggest hitting and pitching developments. Trey Mancini and Dexter Fowler are two of the seemingly dozens of hitters who are tearing it up right now. What's wrong with James Paxton (5:16)? Is Jacob Faria a must-own player (7:08)? Is Andrew Miller the closer (10:58)? ... We look at the Most Added list (22:10) and discuss struggling SPs such as Rick Porcello, Michael Fulmer, Masahiro Tanaka and more (30:00) ... More from the weekend including pitchers to add and some good matchups for Week 12 ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
June 16, 2017
06/16 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Worrisome Players and Week 12 Help
We're covering a lot on this Kokomo Friday! We start the show with three "Matt"s who could help your roster and are widely available, then it's on to Nick Pivetta's awesome start (8:31) and more from Thursday ... Who are we actually worried about at this point? Justin Verlander (10:20)? Rich Hill (13:48)? Carlos Gonzalez (22:04)? Francisco Lindor (25:25)? ... We discuss the changing MLB landscape and how it affects Fantasy (33:45), plus two-start pitchers for Week 12 (53:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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64 min
June 15, 2017
06/15: Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Adding Astros and Dropping JAGs
We start the show raving about Frances Martes and Derek Fisher! Which Astros rookie are we more excited to add? There are playing time issues to consider. Then it's on to Logan Morrison's (10:10) surprising season and a terrific Michael Pineda debate (24:10) ... Chris is labeling players as JAGs (Just a Guy). What the heck does he mean and how can it help your Fantasy team? We talk about JAGs you can drop (33:10) ... A pitcher Adam already regrets adding (31:40), Buy or Sell for Miguel Cabrera, Scott Schebler, Aaron Judge, etc. (43:14), Matt Adams talk (54:10), and a replacement for the Eric Thames Watch (52:50)! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
June 14, 2017
06/14 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: McCutchen, Faria, Tue. Recap
Perhaps one of our busiest - and hopefully most informative - shows of the year as we recap Tuesday's action and discuss Jacob Faria (2:00), Andrew McCutchen (6:38), Jason Vargas (22:46) and so much more ... Are we concerned about Marco Estrada (25:00)? Is Yasiel Puig overowned (30:00)? Who is benefiting from being moved around in their lineups? ... We're grading your trades at the end of the show! But first we talk about fringy starting pitchers (46:55) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
June 13, 2017
06/13 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Judging Judge, Adding SPs & More
We are constantly searching for reliable SPs and today Scott will tell you which waiver wire pitchers are your best bet for consistency (8:00) ... A lot to cover from yesterday as we compare Masahiro Tanaka and Rick Porcello (2:40), complain about Jacob deGrom's pitch count (6:00), give thoughts on the MLB Draft and discuss Aaron Judge's value in both 2017 and 2018 (17:25) ... We're playing "Buy Low or Heck No?" (29:21) and going over the latest news ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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48 min
June 12, 2017
06/12 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
Covering everything you need to know from the weekend including Cameron Maybin and Mallex Smith running wild (2:15), two stud prospects getting called up (5:00), the Most Added list (16:00) and our thoughts on a dominant Robbie Ray (28:55) ... We'll help out with some tough lineup decisions (33:00) and take a look at hitters who are crushing it (41:30) ... Dedicating the final 15 minutes of the show to pitching, we discuss struggling studs and who you need to add to your roster ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
June 9, 2017
06/09 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Fantasy Duds, Superlatives, Week 11 Help
Gerrit Cole, Jon Lester, Edwin Encarnacion, Miguel Cabrera and several other struggling studs have put us in a foul mood on this Worryometer Friday (22:00)! What's the deal with these guys and will they turn it around? ... Yearbook superlatives (4:00), plus everything from yesterday including Joe Ross' great start (10:00), Edinson Volquez's explanation for success (13:16) and an underowned OF you need to add (47:30) ...Two-start pitchers for Week 11 (51:00). And we're concluding Raisins Week with some raisin team names ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
June 8, 2017
06/08 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: New SPs to Add! Plus Upton and Odubel Debates
We've got Jacob Faria, Buck Farmer, Alex Meyer and Sean Newcomb on the Waiver Wire. Who should you prioritize? We begin the show with plenty of pitching talk ... We're talking deep leagues (13:30) and then getting fired up as we debate Justin Upton (37:15) and Odubel Herrera (43:23). We also discuss CC Sabathia (9:35), Rick Porcello (31:30), Jimmy Nelson (51:00), multi-homer games and more ... We've got bullpen updates (18:45) and our thoughts on a hot Andrew McCutchen (47:10) and a cold Bryce Harper (48:25) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
June 7, 2017
06/07 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Tuesday was Ridiculous!
Was Scooter Gennett's four-homer game completely irrelevant for Fantasy owners (0:53)? Are there changes coming in a couple of bullpens? Is it time to drop Masahiro Tanaka (10:00)? We're covering yesterday's hot topics and a lot more ... Tanaka wasn't the only SP to struggle yesterday. Any concerns about Jacob deGrom, Jose Quintana or Marco Estrada (12:30)? ... A lot of catcher talk (34:00), discussing Jacob Faria and Buck Farmer, fringy SPs (53:00) and your comments about raisins (47:15)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
June 6, 2017
06/06 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Rest of Season Rankings, One-Hit Wonders
Justin Smoak or Chris Davis (2:00)? Sean Manaea or Gerrit Cole (3:45)? Anthony Rizzo or Daniel Murphy (46:00)? These are some of today's player debates! Get excited! ... We talk Jacob deGrom's pitch count (6:20), a couple of catchers you need to add right now (16:30), Ryon Healy's potential and more hot hitters (38:08) ... We debate when to draft one-hit wonders like Jonathan Villar and Aledmys Diaz (8:40), and we go in-depth on trade strategies and roster construction ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
June 5, 2017
06/05 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
Who's rushing to the waiver wire to pick up Brad Peacock and Jimmy Nelson (7:00)? Which surging hitters do you need to add right now (29:05)? You'll never believe the player Heath just added off waivers (Scott is incredulous) ... Is David Price a Top 10 pitcher (35:35)? Is Luis Severino better than Justin Verlander? Is Kenta Maeda droppable (44:00)? ... A look at the Most Added list (19:15), all the relevant weekend standouts and today's pitching matchups at the end of the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
June 2, 2017
06/02 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Trade Talk, Machado, Week 10 Help
Let's talk trade! We start the show with buy low and sell high candidates, discussing Danny Salazar (1:50), Jose Quintana (2:30), Miguel Sano (7:00) and many more. Also, how much do we care about lefty/righty splits? ... Talking yesterday's standouts including Adam Wainwright (16:50), Chase Anderson (19:05), Corey Kluber and more. Plus a list of prospects you should stash (30:50) ... Two-start pitchers for Week 10 (44:00), some one-start pitchers you could consider and a reason to overpay in trade for a catcher ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
June 1, 2017
06/01 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Worryometer, Underowned SPs & More
Masahiro Tanaka stunk it up again and you better believe he's on the Worryometer today. We get to Tanaka early, then discuss Matt Carpenter, Rougned Odor and more struggling hitters (33:44) ... Yesterday's fringey SPs were intriguing. We discuss Luis Perdomo, Junior Guerra, Dan Straily, Zack Godley and more (22:20) .... George Springer's dingers (16:30), Steven Souza's streakiness (19:00), plus buy/sell/hold for the aces who pitched yesterday (48:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
May 31, 2017
05/31 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Trout Trades, Legitometer, Tue. Recap
We start the show with some Mike Trout trades and Scott and Chris can't seem to agree on what to give up for Trout. Then it's on to Jose Quintana's struggles (12:45) and the awesome performances of Trevor Bauer, Eric Skoglund and Dinelson Lamet (14:00) ... We're getting the Legitometer out today (27:15)! How legit are Brett Gardner, some surprising shortstops, Robbie Ray and others? ... We're grading your trades (55:40), ranking starting pitchers and discussing the changing baseball landscape ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
May 30, 2017
05/30 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Trout is Out, Price is Back, Harper is Angry
So much happened over the holiday weekend! Of course we start the show discussing Mike Trout and who you could pick up or trade for in order to replace the best hitter in baseball. Then it's on to David Price (19:15) and the rest of Monday's standouts ... Talking Brad Peacock (22:40), a new Pirates RP to own (32:00), Jimmy Nelson (42:20), Adam Duvall (52:00) and so many more ... A look at important changes in MLB lineups (35:45), the Most Added list (44:00), plenty more from Monday and tonight's matchups at the end of the show ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
May 29, 2017
05/29 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Mailbag (recorded Friday)!
It's your Memorial Day Mailbag (recorded on Friday) as we answer your questions throughout the show ... We're grading some trades, but also answering questions about Stephen Piscotty, Devon Travis, Matt Harvey, Eric Thames, Xander Bogaerts and many more ... Daily lineup strategies, position scarcity, best MLB teams to be a fan of ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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34 min
May 26, 2017
05/26 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Lamet, Verlander, Prospects & Week 9 Help
A lot to cover from yesterday including Dinelson Lamet's awesome debut (6:00), Justin Verlander's continued struggles and whether or not he's a buy low candidate (12:00), Tyson Ross vs. Joe Ross and more ... We look at the Most Added list (25:00) which includes Chris Taylor, Alex Avila and interesting SPs. Then Scott takes you through the prospects you could stash (33:00) as Gleyber Torres and Lewis Brinson get more interesting ... Two-start pitchers for Week 9 (51:00) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
May 25, 2017
05/25 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Wed. Recap, New Closer, Regression Talk
Is Sonny Gray back (3:50)? Is Rich Hill a buy low candidate or someone to avoid? Is Mike Leake legit? We review yesterday's action and reveal a new bullpen arm you need to know about (10:50) ... Our thoughts on Kyle Seager and Jose Quintana (21:10). Will they get back to their career norms? We're also searching for SPs that could be the next big thing and discussing Adam Frazier (12:00) ... Xander Bogaerts' lack of power (37:05), Milwaukee's crowded OF (38:40), Didi Gregorius' lack of respect (46:15) and more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
May 24, 2017
05/24 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Underowned Players, Buy Low/Sell High
Joe Ross headlines a list of underowned players (2:30). Who else should you be adding right now? We've got a good DL stash for you and a slugging outfielder who is owned in 4% of CBSSports.com leagues ... We're discussing rest of season values for Anthony Rendon (26:24), Edwin Encarnacion (31:21), Michael Conforto (34:30), Ervin Santana (36:10), Clayton Kershaw (38:10) and many more ... Are we worried about Johnny Cueto's blisters (15:20)? Also, who should you buy low and who should you sell high? We finish the show with some serious trade talk (42:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
May 23, 2017
05/23 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Fooled You! Rest of Season Rankings and More
Who ya got rest of season (4:48): Adam Jones or Corey Dickerson? Jake Lamb or Miguel Sano? Zack Greinke or Jon Lester? ... We talk Joe Ross (2:40), Cameron Maybin (31:10), Michael Pineda (27:15) and more of yesterday's standouts, and we update you on some prospects who may get called up soon (22:55) ... It's time for our first ever game of FOOLED YOU (36:00)!!! It's interesting, to say the least. Also, it's Team Name Tuesday, and we're previewing today's matchups at the end of the show! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
May 22, 2017
05/22 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
If Koda Glover, Edwin Diaz or Devon Travis are still available in your league you may want to add them. If you're in a deeper league, keep an eye on Mike Clevinger and Erasmo Ramirez, plus a few underowned hitters (44:00). We review the Most Added list (17:00) and help you make some moves on today's show ... Who's better rest of season: Masahiro Tanaka or Marco Estrada (5:12)? Is Jeff Samardzija's impressive stretch of starts legit (21:00)? ... We talk hot-hitting catchers (25:00), underowned pitchers (57:00), today's matchups (58:50) and much more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
May 19, 2017
05/19 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Teheran or Berrios? Week 8 Help, Worryometer
Did you see Jose Berrios' domination last night? Is now the time to sell high or are we looking at a rising star (1:00)? Berrios headlines yesterday's major stories that we recap on today's show ... After we discuss Freddie Freeman (7:50) and buy low first basemen (12:30) we're breaking out the Worryometer (21:00) for Trea Turner, Julio Teheran, Dylan Bundy and Tanner Roark ... Two-start pitchers for Fantasy Week 8 (52:00), streaking hitters you can add (39:30) and a thorough discussion of George Springer (46:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
May 18, 2017
05/18 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Underachievers, Buy or Sell, 1B Replacements
After starting the show with our weekly Matt Harvey debate, we talk about some hot-hitting first basemen who could help Freddie Freeman/Miguel Cabrera owners (8:35). Also, is Zach Cozart really this good (18:15)? ... It's Underachievers Day (32:00) on today's episode as we look at six players who just aren't getting the job done. Are Adam Jones and Andrew McCutchen replaceable? Has Addison Russell just been unlucky? ... We play Buy or Sell (26:00), discuss surprising strikeout numbers (42:55), hype up David Phelps, look at fringey starting pitchers (46:20) and preview today's matchups at the end of the show ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
May 17, 2017
05/17 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Zimmer & Happ; World Series Curse?
Busy show today! Before we grade your trades (48:30) we talk about the two hot prospects Bradley Zimmer and Ian Happ (1:20) and who to drop for them. Also, Edwin Diaz becomes the latest closer to lose his job (8:00), but for how long? ... Adam discusses a new philosophy on starting pitching, and it's met with some resistance from Scott and Chris (11:30) ... So much from yesterday including Freddie Freeman's rise in the rankings (20:00), Danny Salazar's struggles (24:20), Kevin Pillar's prowess (26:15), fringey SPs to own (46:13) and hitters who are making noise such as Devon Travis (39:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
May 16, 2017
05/16 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Fantasy Feud! Drop Frazier? Add Perdomo?
It's a fun Tuesday show as we play Fantasy Feud (19:00), read plenty of your emails, sing some team names and discuss Monday's action ... Thoughts on Zack Godley (7:05), Sean Manaea, Luis Perdomo and more SPs from yesterday (53:48) ... Rizzo or Freeman rest of season (1:40)? Is it time to drop Todd Frazier and Ian Kinsler? What's going on in the Mariners bullpen (4:50)? How has Hunter Renfroe's approach changed (12:40)? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
May 15, 2017
05/15 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
Plenty of players to pick up as we discuss Ian Happ (2:50), Jose Berrios, Joe Biagini, Amed Rosario, bullpen changes and the Most Added list (13:15) ... Our thoughts on these struggling SPs (36:00): Masahiro Tanaka, Jake Arrieta, Jon Lester, Jacob deGrom, Justin Verlander, Jose Quintana, Carlos Martinez ... Hitters to add (44:40), SPs with some long term potential and a look at today's matchups at the very end of the show. Also Cody Bellinger team names! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
May 12, 2017
05/12 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Bullpens, Greinke vs. Keuchel, Week 7 Help
Injuries and terrible performances have given us some new potential closers (4:40), and it's time to pick up Addison Reed, Corey Knebel and a few others ... Dallas Keuchel or Zack Greinke (10:30)? Aaron Hicks or Aaron Altherr? Jason Vargas or Eduardo Rodriguez (17:00)? We discuss yesterday's standouts ... Talking prospects (32:25), trade (36:24) and two-start pitchers for Week 7 (53:51), plus a look at the Most Added list (49:10) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
May 11, 2017
05/11 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Struggling Studs, Catcher Value, Emails
What's the deal with Trea Turner, Anthony Rizzo, Jason Kipnis and a few other hitters who are off to bad starts? We break down these struggling studs (18:08) ... Is Buster Posey one of the most valuable players in Fantasy right now (6:31)? Which players should owners in deeper leagues be paying attention to (38:40)? ... Reviewing yesterday's standouts (11:38) including Danny Salazar, Kenta Maeda, German Marquez and more. We also give you some start or sit advice for Thursday's games at the very end of the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
May 10, 2017
05/10 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Jake Scare-ietta, Rankings Risers, Grade the Trade
Jake Arrieta owners are FREAKING OUT right now, and this could be a great time to take advantage of that (2:00). The velocity is down and Arrieta should be downgraded, but he's still a buy low candidate ... So much more from yesterday including the fringey SPs you can add (24:06), Mark Reynolds and Yonder Alonso continuing their hot starts (17:40), Keon Broxton and more hitters you can find on Waivers (38:10) ... Scott and Chris give some rankings risers (29:00), and we're grading your trades! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
May 9, 2017
05/09 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Struggling Hitters, Buy Low Pitchers, Mailbag
We start the show discussing Gregory Polanco, Mike Napoli, Trevor Story and other slumping sluggers and what we make of their early-season advanced metrics. Are they buy low candidates or will they continue to disappoint? ... Reacting to yesterday's best pitching performances from Kevin Gausman, Alex Wood, Nate Karns and more. Plus which stud SPs are better than their numbers? ... A couple of double dong performances, an underrated second baseman and a crowded Yankees outfield ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
May 8, 2017
05/08 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
Plenty of hitting over the weekend and now it's time to decide if Aaron Altherr, Yonder Alonso, Marwin Gonzalez, Aaron Hicks and others are worth adding to your roster ... What's going on in the Tigers bullpen? Which pitchers are we excited about adding? Did you see what Billy Hamilton did last week!? ... Thoughts on Matt Harvey, Michael Fulmer, Luis Severino, Francisco Liriano, Sonny Gray and many more ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
May 5, 2017
05/05 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: New Pitching Landscape? Fill in the Blank
Scott is fired up about the state of starting pitching, and it's making him rethink the position. Find out what Scott thinks, if Heath agrees, and what you Fantasy owners should do about it ... We play a fun round of Fill in the Blank and discuss players to add, trade and drop ... Thoughts on Marwin Gonzalez, Keon Broxton, Tim Beckham, Matt Andriese, Derek Holland and more. Plus two-start pitchers for Fantasy Week 6 ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
May 4, 2017
05/04 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: We Need Pitchers! Also Buy or Sell
With so many injuries to must-start SPs, we all need some fresh arms. Which free agents should you take a look at? Who should you buy low on? We're here to help as we give some names to consider ... Has Jose Reyes become a Top 12 shortstop? Is Yonder Alonso worth adding? Any interest in Hector Santiago, Matt Boyd or Mike Foltynewicz? ... Buy or Sell with Devin Mesoraco, Robbie Ray and many more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
May 3, 2017
05/03 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Worryometer Wednesday; Judge or Sano; Buxton's Back?
We're dusting off the Worryometer for Jon Lester, Danny Duffy, Matt Harvey and a few hitters who are off to dreadful starts ... Who do you trust more: Aaron Judge or Miguel Sano? Scott and Heath can't agree ... We're telling you which players you need to add NOW before it's too late! We also talk Chris Sale, Alex Wood, Billy Hamilton and so much more. Plus we're grading your trades! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
May 2, 2017
05/02 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: More Trade Talk, Double Dongs, Mon. Recap
Are we still confident in Chris Davis, Edwin Encarnacion, Gregory Polanco and a few other slumping sluggers? Should you buy low? Is it time to sell high on Michael Conforto? ... Jedd Gyorko is a Top 8 second baseman and a Top 6 Shortstop right now. Amir Garrett gets hit pretty hard even if the numbers don't show it ... More from Monday including a number of SPs who are trying to prove themselves as must-starts ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
May 1, 2017
05/01 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
We had two players hit three HRs in a game this weekend and a bunch more go yard twice. With so much offense, who stood out and who is worth picking up? ... We were very active on the waiver wire with Josh Bell, Delino DeShields, Patrick Corbin, Eduardo Rodriguez and others catching our eye. We'll also tell you about some SPs who are worth streaming this week ... What will happen in the Diamondbacks bullpen? Is Jose Peraza droppable? Did you see where Xander Bogaerts is hitting in the lineup? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
April 28, 2017
04/28 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Early Trends, Thu. Recap, Week 5 Help
Revisiting yesterday's conversation, we explore SP depth and wonder if we were drafting today would we prioritize pitching more? What are the early numbers telling us? ... Discussing yesterday's standouts including Masahiro Tanaka, Chris Owings (are we buying it?) and Taijuan Walker. And there could be some bullpen changes coming soon! ... Two-start pitchers for Week 5. It's a weak crop but there are some good ones ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
April 27, 2017
04/27 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Buy High or Sell High?
With players like Ryan Zimmerman, Freddie Freeman, Luis Severino and others off to great starts we're wondering if they are legit sell high candidates or if you should buy high and get these guys on your roster ... Our thoughts on Lance McCuller's walks, the lack of strikeouts from Cole Hamels and Dylan Bundy, Scott Schebler's power and Delino DeShields' potential ... Players you should add now before it's too late, and we're grading your trades! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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57 min
April 26, 2017
04/26 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Keuchel, A Cycle, Bellinger and More!
Recapping a wild Tuesday that featured a cycle, another Eric Thames home run, a Dallas Keuchel complete game and Cody Bellinger's major league debut ... Thames isn't the only Brewer making noise right now as we discuss Hernan Perez and Keon Broxton. Plus a look at Kris Bryant and Michael Brantley through 3+ weeks ... Much more from Tuesday including Wade Miley, Danny Duffy, Joey Gallo and whether you can drop Felix Hernandez ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
April 25, 2017
04/25 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Trade Targets, Rankings Review, Thames Watch
A bunch of buy low (Hanley Ramirez, Danny Salazar) and sell high (Jake Lamb, Zack Greinke) names for you on today's show! Get ready to make some trades ... Eric Thames hit two more home runs and now we're wondering if he is a Top 20 OF. Would you rather have Thames or Carlos Gonzalez? Would you rather have Ryan Zimmerman or Jose Abreu? Austin Hedges or Willson Contreras? ... Reviewing the noteworthy performances from Monday's games including 17 more swinging strikes from Jason Vargas. And it's Team Name Tuesday! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
April 24, 2017
04/24 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
Who should you trade for Madison Bumgarner? Should you be rushing to add Joey Gallo, Aaron Altherr, Jason Heyward and Michael Conforto? What's going on in the Nationals bullpen? ... All the important stuff from the weekend including Dan Straily's strikeouts, changes in the Dodgers rotation, Dylan Bundy's velocity and more ... A look at the Most Added list, plus who we've been adding and dropping and which early performances we are buying and selling ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
April 21, 2017
04/21 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Legit-O-Meter, Neris, Week 4 Help
It's a fun Friday show and we're dusting off the Legit-O-Meter. How legit are Lance McCullers, Jason Vargas, Travis Shaw, Ervin Santana, Wade Miley and others? ... Should you be adding Michael Conforto and Jedd Gyorko? Is it time to drop Jose Baustia? ... Two-start pitchers for Week 4, bullpen news and Team Name Tuesday on a Friday! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
April 20, 2017
04/20 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Buy or Sell from a Busy Wednesday
Everything from Double Dongs to new closers to Dallas Keuchel's awesome start on today's show. We've got a lot to recap from Wednesday's games! ... We discuss a group of #2/#3 SPs that are difficult to trust such as Rick Porcello, Zack Greinke, Gerrit Cole, Julio Teheran and more ... Buy or Sell with Mookie Betts, Francisco Lindor, Matt Harvey, Amir Garrett, Ryan Zimmerman among others ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
April 19, 2017
04/19 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Marte, Severino, Villar & and the Power of Steals!
We start with the Starling Marte news and discuss if he's worth stashing and who you can replace Marte with. It won't be easy, but there are options ... Which player - currently owned in less than 50% of leagues - is the next future stud? Also, are we buying Luis Severino and Avisail Garcia? Worried about Jonathan Villar? Dropping Kevin Gausman? ... We tell you why Billy Hamilton and Jose Peraza are more valuable than you think, and then we're grading your trades! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
April 18, 2017
04/18 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Freeman, Thames, Buy Low/Sell High
Eric Thames is out-homering MLB teams and Freddie Freeman looks just as good as he looked last year. Would you swap Thames for Jose Abreu? Swap Freeman for Josh Donaldson? ... Plenty of trade talk today as we give our favorite buy low and sell high candidates. What could you get for Mitch Haniger and Jake Lamb? Which closer are we telling you to buy low on? ... Thoughts on yesterday's standouts such as Jordan Montgomery and Chris Devenski. Plus widely-owned players you can feel free to drop ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
April 17, 2017
04/17 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
Is Eric Thames a legit starting option at 1B? Is James Paxton a legit Top 20 SP? Is it time to cut Devon Travis in all leagues? We're recapping the weekend and talking add/drops on today's show ... A lot of bullpen news and players to grab if you want to speculate on saves ... So much more from the weekend including Cesar Hernandez, Eugenio Suarez, Ervin Santana and Michael Pineda ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
April 14, 2017
04/14 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Whose Value Has Changed?
As we approach Week 3 which players have gained or lost value in the early portion of the season? We give you some names and also read your suggestions. Miguel Sano? Avisail Garcia? Edwin Encarnacion? ... A lot from yesterday including two New York SPs with drastically different results, a number of SPs who are barely owned and are impressing, players to drop and injury updates ... Two-start pitchers to consider for Week 3 ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
April 13, 2017
04/13 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Garrett, Suarez, Triggs and our Band Name!
So many players who weren't really on our preseason radar have impressed during the first two weeks. How excited are we about Amir Garrett, Eugenio Suarez, Andrew Triggs, Mike Leake, Brandon McCarthy and Jordan Montgomery? ... Marcus Semien's steals, Elvis Andrus' homers, Marcus Stroman's strikeouts and Vince Velasquez's struggles ... An early glance at two-start pitchers, an update on the Rangers bullpen and our thoughts on Aaron Judge's encouraging start ... Your emails at fantasbaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
April 12, 2017
04/12 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Dropometer and MLB Leaders
We've got the best and the worst of the young Fantasy Baseball season on today's show as we discuss dropping Dansby Swanson, Byron Buxton and several others while marveling at the Nationals hitters and other MLB batting leaders ... Antonio Senzatela, Matt Boyd, Wily Peralta, James McCann and Scooter Gennett are widely available. Are we interested in any of them in mixed leagues? ... We're grading your trades! We've got some Nomar Mazara trades to analyze ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
April 11, 2017
04/11 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: The Real Pineda? Plus Buy Low/Sell High
Does Michael Pineda's change up make him an improved pitcher and a legit breakout? Or was this just another tease? We talk about Pineda, Wil Myers, Brandon Finnegan, James Paxton and so many more standouts from Monday's games ... It's our first Buy Low/Sell High episode. It's not the easiest exercise this early in the season, but there are some good candidates ... Are Ryan Zimmerman, Mark Reynolds and Brett Gardner reviving their careers? Are Adam Wainwright and Taijuan Walker droppable? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
April 10, 2017
04/10 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Weekend Roundup
In our first weekend roundup of the season we tell you who we added and dropped, wonder if Kendall Graveman can get by with one pitch, discuss some trending OFs like Manuel Margot and Gerardo Parra and give Gary Sanchez owners replacement options ... Miguel Sano, Michael Wacha, Zack Greinke and Chris Owings were among the weekend standouts. Who on this list is a sell high candidate? ... How worried are we about Masahiro Tanaka, Francisco Liriano and Gerrit Cole? Who do we like in the PHI bullpen? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
April 7, 2017
04/07 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Week 1 Winners, Most Added, Week 2 Help
After less than a full week of baseball it's hard to come to any concrete conclusions, but we'll give you some winners (Brandon Finnegan, Yasiel Puig) and losers (Byron Buxton, Sam Dyson) to consider ... Thoughts on yesterday's standouts including Matt Harvey, Andrew Triggs, Gio Gonzalez and many more ... Two-start pitchers for Week 2, the Most Added list and the best and worst hitting matchups for the upcoming week ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
April 6, 2017
04/06 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Pitchers to Add and Pitchers to Avoid
We saw a number of dominant pitching performances yesterday, but are we ready to buy in to Wily Peralta, Alex Cobb, Bartolo Colon and Charlie Morton? ... We also discuss Dylan Bundy, James Paxton, Jameson Taillon and other standouts, plus Sam Dyson's issues and hitters who are off to great starts ... We play Buy or Sell with Greg Bird, Travis Shaw, Bryce Harper and more. Also, Heath embarrasses Adam and Chris with a fun game at the end of the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
April 5, 2017
04/05 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Tue. Recap and Grade the Trade!
It's our first official Grade the Trade show (at the end of the episode) of the season as we help owners assess trade values, but first we're recapping yesterday's action ... Add Gerardo Parra? JaCoby Jones? Clayton Richard? CC Sabathia? What should Adam Wainwright owners do after yesterday's encouraging start? ... Are we getting a clear indication of how teams' lineups will look, or is it too early? Also we're talking about why the new method for measuring velocity kinda stinks for Fantasy Baseball ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
April 4, 2017
04/04 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Best and Worst from Opening Day
Khris Davis and Yasmani Grandal owners are feeling good, while Corey Kluber and Noah Syndergaard owners may be a bit nervous right now. We tell you everything you need to know from Opening Day ... More bullpen issues as the Angels and A's will annoy Fantasy owners, the Phillies could make a change and the Rangers bullpen had a rough night ... Anyone to add after one day!? We've got some players in shallow and deep leagues to consider ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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59 min
April 3, 2017
04/03 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Closer Problems Already?
Roberto Osuna is on the DL and three closers struggled on Sunday. What should Fantasy owners do (specifically with Osuna and Fernando Rodney)? ... Thoughts on Masahiro Tanaka's struggles, the Cubs lineup, Carlos Martinez's strikeouts, Jake Lamb's issues with lefties and some players to add ... Looking ahead to some future games we're discussing who we're keeping and eye on and who we're ready to add as soon as we see something good. Plus, best ways to manage your daily roster and DFS advice ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
March 31, 2017
03/31 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Let's Get Ready for the Season
Last-minute draft advice and some tips for Week 1! It's time to get ready for the 2017 season ... Blake Treinen is the Washington closer, but will he keep the job? We've got more lineup and rotation news and Zack Wheeler just became relevant ... Drafting in deep leagues, Spring risers and fallers and a look at the Most Added list and two-start pitchers you should add ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
March 30, 2017
03/30 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Bold Predictions and a New SP Approach?
Has the SP landscape changed with recent injuries and bad performances from mid-round guys? Some say yes, some say no! ... Bold predictions on Tyler Glasnow, Travis Shaw, Greg Bird, Xander Bogaerts, Billy Hamilton and Blake Snell ... We review our Podcast League draft and Heath thinks he has the best team ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
March 29, 2017
03/29 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: More Spring Stories, Draft Takeaways, Over/Under
We cover Spring Training winners such as Byung Ho Park and Byron Buxton and Spring Training losers like Zack Greinke and Aaron Nola on today's show. Which Spring stats matter? ... Teams are filling out their MLB rosters as Matt Boyd earns a spot, the Reds have a guy named "Rookie" in their rotation and Cameron Maybin appears to be holding off Ben Revere in LF for the Angels ... Over/under on Bryce Harper's stats, Billy Hamilton's batting average, Charlie Blackmon's steals and a lot more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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57 min
March 28, 2017
03/28 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: DeShields, Ryu, Players We Avoid
We've got all the latest news as Delino Deshields continues to dazzle and Hyun-Jin Ryu is in the Dodgers rotation. Are they worth drafting? What do we make of Daniel Norris' terrible start and Ivan Nova's great Spring? ... Which players do we find ourselves passing up on in drafts regardless of our rankings? Does Francisco Lindor fit that bill? ... A lot of talk about late-round upside, and of course it's Team Name Tuesday! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
March 27, 2017
03/27 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Fantasy Superlatives; Spring Studs; Heath's Sleepers
Most Likely to Succeed, Most Overlooked, Most Likely to Break Out and more preseason superlatives! ... Our thoughts on big Spring numbers from Greg Bird, Nick Castellanos, Ryon Healy and more, plus the Spring struggles of Blake Snell, Wade Davis and Jason Heyward ... Get to know some of Heath's latest additions to his Sleepers column, and find out if you're in the 2017 Podcast leagues! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
March 24, 2017
03/24 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Friday Smorgasbord and Mailbag
We've got a little bit of everything - position battles, buy or sell, first round decisions - for you on today's show including a Jose Altuve vs. Paul Goldschmidt debate, reaction to Clayton Kershaw's last start and the positions we like to prioritize in drafts ... A lot of talk about H2H categories leagues and how to fill out your pitching staff ... We touch on late-round picks with upside like Ben Revere and Byung Ho Park and discuss any players whose stock may have changed during the World Baseball Classic ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
March 23, 2017
03/23 Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Live Mock Draft!
Another H2H Categories mock, this time with OBP and quality starts instead of batting average and wins, and one more twist to the roster limits ... One owner took a SP with each of his first four picks. Find out what he did to compensate in the hitting categories ... We of course debate the value of steals, when to reach for them and how your SP approach changes in this format. Plus which players gain or lose value when OBP replaces batting average? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.comLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
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