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
2024 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers!
Clay Link and Todd Zola talk all the latest news from around Major League Baseball and offer up their latest and greatest fantasy baseball sleepers for 2024.
65 min
No Starting Pitchers? Tout Wars Draft Review wi...
Erik Halterman is joined by Grey Albright to discuss Grey's unusual Tout Wars NL squad, which featured zero starting pitchers. The duo discuss draft strategy as well as the latest news, including worrying developments for Shohei Ohtani.
60 min
Blake Snell Signs, Tout Wars Review
Blake Snell finally signed, closers are dropping like flies, and Tout Wars Weekend just wrapped up. Fred Zinkie and Jeff Erickson break down a news-heavy set of days and review Jeff's AL Tout Wars team.
80 min
Spring Prospect Standouts w/ Geoff Pontes
Geoff Pontes of Baseball America joins James Anderson to discuss the most impressive performances by prospects this spring training!
90 min
Previewing the Mariners with Ryan Divish
Chris Crawford is joined by Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times to take a look at the Mariners in 2024
45 min
LiveStreaming and Breaking down a 5K Entry NFBC...
Scott Jenstad and special guest, Toby (BatFlip Crazy), break down a $5000 entry NFBC draft as it happens, talking a ton of draft strategy and many player evaluations as we head into a major fantasy draft week.
156 min
Over/Under: AL West/NL West
Chris Crawford looks at some overs and unders for teams in the AL and NL West.
40 min
Huge Fantasy Baseball Draft Weekend
Clay Link is joined by special guest co-host Erik Halterman to talk about all things fantasy baseball, including news, sleepers, risers, fallers and more!
63 min
10 Essential Best Ball Tips
Mike Alexander (@Roto_Wan) from joins Jeff Erickson to share their annual Best Ball Special. We break down the top winning concepts in Best Ball and how Underdog, Fantrax, RT and the NFBC differ from each other. We also discuss the latest on Devin Williams, Gerrit Cole and Eury Perez.
54 min
High-Stakes Auction Strategy w/ Marc Winokur
James Anderson has done two NFBC auctions in his life and Marc Winokur has done over 50, so Marc stopped by to provide a masterclass in auction strategy!
85 min
Five Players Fred Zinkie Can't Stop Drafting
Jose Altuve keeps showing up on a lot of Fred Zinkie's (@FredZinkieMLB) rosters, as does Chas McCormick and Craig Kimbrel. Hear who else he and Jeff Erickson keep rostering, and who they sometimes would prefer to have instead.
90 min
2024 Targets and Fades
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad dig deep into the 2024 player pool and detail their targets and fades at every position.
98 min
Too High or Too Low with DVR
Chris Crawford is joined by Derek VanRiper to talk about some players with surprising ADPs.
53 min
Over/Under: AL Central/NL Central
Chris Crawford and Ryan Boyer dig into some over/unders from the Central divisions.
65 min
Updated Fantasy Baseball Rankings for 2024
Clay Link and Todd Zola discuss all the latest news from around spring training and updates to their Top 300 fantasy baseball rankings.
63 min
Pocket Aces, With Derek VanRiper
A popular draft strategy in snake draft leagues is to go with "Pocket Aces," i.e. drafting elite starting pitchers with your first two picks. Derek VanRiper did so in the LABR Mixed Draft League, beginning his draft with Spencer Strider and Corbin Burnes. He and Jeff Erickson talk about the nuances, strengths and weaknesses of the strategy.
64 min
Auctioning in Florida w/ Jason Collette
Jason Collette won AL LABR in 2023 and he joined James Anderson to discuss his plan of attack for defending his title and how he adjusted during the auction!
57 min
5 Secret Fantasy Baseball Auction League Tips
It's fantasy baseball auction season, and Fred Zinkie has the keys for you to dominate your league. Fred and Jeff Erickson will discuss auction strategy tips and the biggest news of the day, including the latest Ronald Acuña update.
78 min
Talking Hitters and Starting Pitchers Post Pick...
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad run through the baseball news from over the weekend and then discuss a bunch of interesting names going after pick 200 in 2024 drafts, including Byron Buxton, Taj Bradley and Kyle Harrison, plus many, many more.
82 min
Over/Under: AL East/NL East
Chris Crawford and Ryan Boyer hit on some over/under props from the AL East and NL East divisions.
68 min
Must-Draft Closers for 2024 Fantasy Baseball
Greg Jewett of The Athletic joins RotoWire Senior MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss Tout Wars H2H and ALL THINGS CLOSERS!
60 min
Draft Tiers and Moving Averages
FSWA Award-Winning Writer John Laghezza from The Athletic joins Jeff Erickson to discuss moving averages, his award-winning Best Baseball Ongoing Series, how he sets up his draft tiers, and his Tout Wars draft where he started off with Aaron Judge.
62 min
Spring Training Prospect Mailbag!
James Anderson answers dozens of listener questions about prospects, dynasty and redraft!
73 min
Scaling the Draft Cliffs
Fred Zinkie just navigated the secondary closer run in the Tout Wars Draft & Hold league. Who do you like among Andres Muñoz, Jordan Romano, Craig Kimbrel, Paul Sewald, Ryan Helsley, Tanner Scott, Evan Phillips, Clay Holmes and Adbert Alzolay? He and Jeff Erickson discuss that tier of closers, and how to anticipate and/or react to cliffs in your snake draft.
69 min
The 2024 Closer Market / SP's in the Top 150
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad give their thoughts on the 2024 closer market, break down a number of specific relievers and then move over to starting pitchers to discuss a number of intriguing SP in the Top 150.
96 min