RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast

Jeff Erickson, Clay Link, James Anderson, Scott Jenstad, Todd Zola, Fred Zinkie, Erik Halterman and Ryan Boyer cover fantasy baseball year round, including draft prep, strategy and much more!

Fantasy Sports
Pitchers in the Back Half of the Draft
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss the start of Spring Training Games and break down a slew of starters and relievers that currently get drafted in the back half of fantasy drafts.
78 min
Category Preview: Wins
Drew Silva and Ryan Boyer talk early-spring headlines and take an in-depth look at the pitcher wins category ahead of the 2023 fantasy baseball season.
65 min
Category Preview: Runs
Chris Crawford and Drew Silva take a look at the run category while offering some players to target and fade for the 2023 season
65 min
Outfield Targets & Strategy
Clay Link (@claywlink) and Todd Zola (@ToddZola) discuss the news coming out of spring training, their favorite outfield targets in Underdog Best Ball and much more!
72 min
Dansby Swanson, Seiya Suzuki and the Cubs, with...
Sara Sanchez from Bleed Cubbie Blue and the Cuppa Cabbie Blue Podcast joins Jeff Erickson to discuss a medley of Cubs topics, plus her prep for the Tout Wars 12-team league and how the new rules are influencing her draft prep.
63 min
Draft-and-Hold Targets w/ Lucas Biery
James Anderson and Lucas Biery of DC Dynasty discuss draft-and-hold strategy, pockets of value by position and which players they've got the most exposure to in their draft-and-hold leagues.
69 min
LABR Draft Livestream
Jeff Erickson, Fred Zinkie and Joe Sheehan share their thoughts as they draft in the 15-team LABR Mixed League.
146 min
Mid-Round Hitters / Early Spring Training Chatter
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss some of the early news coming out of Spring Training and then dive into a number of intriguing hitters currently being drafted in the middle rounds.
73 min
Spring Training News, Best Pitcher Values & More!
Clay Link (@claywlink) and Todd Zola (@ToddZola) recap all the news coming out of spring training before revealing their Top 5 Pitcher Values in Underdog Best Ball drafts.
73 min
It's a Bird, it's a Plane,, it's Underdog Fantasy
Todd and Chris (@b3isbol) share strategies and philosophies for Underdog Fantasy Best Ball.
65 min
Dynasty Targets w/ Dylan White
James Anderson and Dylan White of Baseball America discuss the value of a first-round FYPD pick and give a player to target in dynasty leagues at each position.
82 min
1-on-1 Battles
We've selected a number of like players and similar draft positions, and want you to choose. Fred Zinkie and Jeff Erickson want to know who do you have? Cedric Mullins vs. Adolis Garcia; Adley Rutschmann vs. Sal Perez; Tyler Glasnow or Joe Musgrove are among the matchups we'll discuss.
64 min
Early Starters and Late Hitters
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss the starting pitcher pool and break down some specific names in the Top 150, then later examine a number of hitters going late in drafts.
76 min
Points Leagues, RazzSlam, Underdog and Fantrax ...
Mike Alexander from RazzBall swings by for his annual appearance with Jeff Erickson to discuss BestBall Points leagues, including RazzSlam, Underdog and Fantrax.
47 min
Market vs. Projections w/ Rob Silver
James Anderson and Rob Silver have a wide-ranging fantasy baseball conversation, touching on how to approach SP1 and SP2 in drafts and some players whose market cost and projections do not align.
82 min
Will Fred Zinkie Draft Aaron Judge First Overall?
Fred Zinkie drew the first overall pick in the upcoming LABR draft - will he take Aaron Judge or someone else? Plus he and Jeff Erickson discuss the first two starting pitcher tiers.
66 min
Rule Changes, the Closer Pool and Intriguing Ea...
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss the fantasy impact of MLB's new rules, take a first dip into the closer pool and discuss a number of player with interesting early ADP's.
77 min
Roundtable Ranks, Best Ball & More!
Clay Link (@claywlink) and Todd Zola (@ToddZola) return to the Friday podcast. They discuss a variety of topics including the first set of RotoWire Roundtable rankings and Underdog Best Ball.
76 min
Bold Predictions from @JasonCollette
Jason Collette joins Jeff Erickson as they discuss key players from his "Bold Predictions" series. Why is he lower than the crowd on Michael Harris? Why is Josh Bell one of his primary first base targets. What does he make of the Rays' recent spending spree with Pete Fairbanks?
62 min
Predicting Playing Time w/ Rob DiPietro
James Anderson and Rob DiPietro look at some of the projected platoons on Roster Resource that may not be accurate and could lead to a buying opportunity in fantasy.
98 min
Lessons Learned with @FredZinkieMLB
Fred Zinkie (@FredZinkieMLB) joins Jeff Erickson and shares his reactions to the new rules for 2023 and how they altered his projections, why he won't draft Bobby Witt Jr. in the first round, and how to avoid the next "Robbie Regressman."
64 min
Back to Baseball! Talking New Faces in New Places
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad are back for the 2023 season, talking about the fantasy impact of all the off-season trades and free agent signings.
75 min
Online Championship Draft w/ Todd Whitestone
James Anderson drafts a 12-team 30-round NFBC team with help from his Main Event partner Todd Whitestone.
129 min
FYPD Auction w/ Jesse Roche, Eric Cross, Chris ...
James Anderson invites a few industry friends on for a mock FYPD auction -- possibly the first of its kind.
98 min
Top 400 Prospect Rankings for 2023
James Anderson answers over 60 listener questions regarding his top 400 prospects for dynasty leagues!
101 min