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!

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Panic Meter - Nick Castellanos
Actress and Podcast Host Ellen Adair joins Jeff Erickson to talk Phillies, including whether there's reason for panic on Nick Castellanos and Aaron Nola, and why Ranger Suarez is pitching so well right now. Plus we talk about the intersection of her fandom and her career.
54 min
27
Take The L Or Double Down w/ The Gildz
James Anderson is joined by Andrew Geller aka The Gildz to discuss stashing, FAAB and which players they were most wrong about thus far in the fantasy baseball season!
74 min
28
Five Must-Start Pitchers for Week 4
Heston Kjerstad just got the call - how interested are we in grabbing him? Keaton Winn wins again! Albert Suarez has had two great starts in a row. Jeff Erickson and Fred Zinkie discuss those players and more!
62 min
29
Early Strugglers on Offense and a FAAB Recap
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss all the FAAB action from the weekend and also dive into some big names on offense who have struggled to start the 2024 season, including Paul Goldschmidt, Randy Arozarena and Gleyber Torres.
76 min
30
Early Sleeper Hype Check-In With Kev Mahserejian
Erik Halterman is joined by Kev Mahserejian of RotoBaller to check in on the most widely-hyped sleepers of draft season to see who's started off hot and who's started off cold.
63 min
31
FAAB Targets (Week of April 22, 2024)
Erik Halterman and Ryan Boyer discuss all the latest headlines and go over their FAAB recommendations.
71 min
32
Two-Start Pitchers (Week of April 22, 2024)
Clay Link and Todd Zola talk struggling players, pickups and more before grading all of next week's two-start pitching options.
63 min
33
Panic Meter - Francisco Lindor
After 18 games, Francisco Lindor is hitting .151 with one homer and no stolen bases. What's our level of panic, especially when comparing him to other shortstops in the same range like Gunnar Henderson and CJ Abrams? CJ Kaltenbach (aka The Seige) joins Jeff Erickson.
52 min
34
Minor-League Park Factors w/ Matt Eddy
Matt Eddy of Baseball America joins James Anderson to discuss the most extreme parks in the minor leagues as well as some dynasty thoughts to wrap things up.
55 min
35
Top Teams Making Changes
Jack Leiter is getting the call for Texas, and the Dodgers are calling up Andy Pages potentially to replace Chris Taylor. We're starting to see patience for slow starts running out. Fred Zinkie and Jeff Erickson will discuss that topic and more.
64 min
36
Talking FAAB & Recapping the Weekend in Baseball
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss Colton Cowser and all the other popular FAAB bids and chat about all the baseball action this weekend.
71 min
37
Closers and Committees with Rick Graham
Erik Halterman and guest Rick Graham of Pitcher List try to figure just who exactly counts as a closer right now and who's stuck in a committee.
70 min
38
FAAB Targets (Week of April 15, 2024)
Erik Halterman and Ryan Boyer discuss all the latest headlines and go over their FAAB recommendations.
63 min
39
Two-Start Pitchers (Week of April 15, 2024)
Clay Link and Todd Zola talk injuries, pickups, prospects and more before grading all of next week's two-start pitching options!
63 min
40
Ugly ERA's - Don't Panic!
Luis Castillo and George Kirby at least are healthy, but they are two aces on the struggle bus. Paul Sporer from Fangraphs joins Jeff Erickson to discuss the pitching climate right now and cautions us not to panic.
70 min
41
Breakout Prospects w/ Zac Beck
James Anderson is joined by Zac Beck of The Dynasty Dugout to discuss which prospects have improved their stock early in the minor-league season!
79 min
42
Jackson Holliday Gets the Call
Jackson Holliday is getting the call, David Bednar blew another save, and the Royals keep winning! Fred Zinkie and Jeff Erickson cover it all and more!
65 min
43
Recap of a Brutal Weekend of Injuries and a FAA...
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad dive into a slew of injuries across baseball that dramatically affect fantasy leagues, discuss how to deal with all of them and break down all the FAAB action from Sunday.
66 min
44
Surprise Teams with Marty Tallman
Erik Halterman and guest Marty Tallman search for overlooked gems on some of this season's early surprise teams, including the Tigers and Pirates.
61 min
45
Week 2 FAAB Targets
Erik Halterman and Ryan Boyer discuss the latest injury news and provide their top waiver pickups of the week.
67 min
46
Two-Start Pitchers (Week of April 8, 2024)
Clay Link and Todd Zola talk injuries, pickups and more before grading all of next week's two-start options on a 0-5 scale.
61 min
47
Early Tout Wars Reactions
Eric Samulski on NBC RotoWorld joins Jeff Erickson to review the AL Tout Wars league and some of the early-season storylines, including Maikel Garcia's newfound power, Shane Bieber's velocity and AJ Puk's rough start to the season.
56 min
48
Notable MiLB Assignments w/ Sam Dykstra
Sam Dykstra of MLB Pipeline joins James Anderson to discuss the most notable minor-league level assignments this year, including Cade Horton, Sebastian Walcott and Yophery Rodriguez!
61 min
49
Mike Trout Regrets and Other Early Season React...
Ronel Blanco throws a no-hitter, Mike Trout is hitting bombs, and Fred Zinkie's LABR team had an 8.00+ ERA as of Sunday. He and Jeff Erickson review the early action so far.
67 min
50
Closer FAAB Has Begun / Opening Weekend Recap
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad wrap up a busy first weekend of the MLB season and discuss an already hot FAAB market for closers, including Kevin Ginkel, Abner Uribe and Jason Foley.
66 min