RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast

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

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Witt, Rutschman, Shallow Dynasty League Adds & ...
RotoWire.com's Lead Prospect Analyst James Anderson (@RealJRAnderson) and Senior MLB Editor Clay Link discuss notable minor-league performers before making their latest selections in the walk-up song draft.
49 min
202
The Z Team
Todd Zola pinch-hits for Jeff Erickson and joins regular Tuesday co-host Fred Zinkie. The Z-Team discusses the struggle incurred by many rookies, the wisdom of acquiring Patrick Wisdom and Adolis Garcia. Todd and Fred also opine on some underperformers as well as the Red Sox pitching staff.
71 min
203
FAAB Review with Vlad Sedler
Scott Jenstad welcomes special guest, Vlad Sedler of FantasyGuru.com, and they break down the week in FAAB, preview Week 11 and talk about many notable players, including Cedric Mullins, Ian Happ, DJ Lemahieu and many more.
80 min
204
Two-Start Pitchers (Week of June 7, 2021)
Todd Zola and Clay Link of RotoWire.com grade all of next week's two-start options on a 0-5 scale.
54 min
205
Seige The Day
CJ Kaltenbach (aka @TheSeigeDFS) from Elite Fantasy Sports joins Jeff Erickson. They discuss the news of the day, Cardinals-Reds, and his takes from the 2021 season.
65 min
206
Dynasty Debates With Ian Kahn
James Anderson and Ian Kahn discuss their recently updated fantasy baseball dynasty rankings. James explains why he is so high on CJ Abrams and Brennen Davis, Ian shares some regret regarding his ranking of Vlad Jr. and the guys pinpoint a couple young injured hitters that rebuilding clubs should attempt to acquire.
56 min
207
What's Right With the Cubs?
Fred Zinkie and Jeff Erickson discuss the starts of Javy Baez and Kris Bryant, Fred's acquisition of Alek Manoah and post Second Chance Draft reflections.
59 min
208
Manoah Madness!
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss all the wild Alek Manoah bids in FAAB this week (and talk all the other players added too!), wrap up the weekend of baseball and take a look ahead at Week 10.
85 min
209
Two-start Pitchers (Week of May 31, 2021)
Todd Zola and Clay Link of RotoWire.com grade all of next week's two-start options on a 0-5 scale.
61 min
210
Benched With Bubba-Cast
Brian Entrek (aka Bubba) from Benched With Bubba joins Jeff Erickson to discuss the Giants, how to cope with the copious injury news every single day, how to react to Giovany Gallegos getting his hat confiscated Wednesday against the White Sox, and how he's attacking DFS this year.
60 min
211
Alek Manoah, Dynasty Ranks Preview & More!
RotoWire.com's Lead Prospect Analyst James Anderson (@RealJRAnderson) and Senior MLB Editor Clay Link (@claywlink) discuss expectations for Alek Manoah before previewing James' updated Dynasty rankings.
76 min
212
Rookie Call-Ups, Rookie Struggles
On the eve of Alek Manoah's debut, Fred Zinkie and Jeff Erickson discuss his potential, the struggles of a few other highly touted rookies so far, and what's wrong with Blake Snell.
68 min
213
FAAB, Injuries and a Week 9 Preview
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad wrap up another great weekend of baseball, talking all the FAAB bidding, injuries and some great and poor performances.
85 min
214
Two-Start Pitchers (Week of May 24, 2021)
Todd Zola (@ToddZola) and Clay Link (@claywlink) of RotoWire.com grade all of next week's two-start options on a 0-5 scale.
66 min
215
Send Me An Angel
Jock Thompson from BaseballHQ.com joins Jeff Erickson to discuss all things Angels, plus ho-hum another no-hitter, this time by Corey Kluber.
56 min
216
Luis Barrera Gets Call, Others Deserving
RotoWire.com's Lead Prospect Analyst James Anderson (@RealJRAnderson) and Senior MLB Editor Clay Link (@claywlink) discuss Luis Barrera and players who could be on his heels, including Wander Franco, Vidal Brujan, Jarren Duran and Jackson Kowar.
53 min
217
Preparing for Monday Surprises
After Monday's slew of injury news before games last night, do we need to restructure our rosters to better prepare for bad news? Fred Zinkie and Jeff Erickson explore that issue and more this week.
58 min
218
Week 8 Preview / Talking FAAB & Struggling Star...
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss all the baseball action over the weekend, focusing on some struggling starting pitchers, and also break down another week in the FAAB market.
85 min
219
Two-Start Pitchers (Week of May 17, 2021)
Todd Zola (@ToddZola) and Clay Link (@claywlink) of RotoWire.com grade all of next week's two-start options on a 0-5 scale.
64 min
220
RotoWire Barometer & Phillies Talk With Erik Ha...
RotoWire's Erik Halterman joins Jeff Erickson to discuss his work on the RotoWire MLB Barometer, his video on how to use the MLB DFS Optimizer, Phillies talk and the latest MLB news.
59 min
221
Logan Gilbert on Kelenic's Heels?
RotoWire.com's Lead Prospect Analyst James Anderson (@RealJRAnderson) and Senior MLB Editor Clay Link (@claywlink) discuss Jarred Kelenic's imminent arrival, Logan Gilbert's possible debut date, players James was too low on and more!
54 min
222
Kelenic Coming, deGrom Down
Jarred Kelenic appears to be getting the call on Thursday, so Fred Zinkie and Jeff Erickson discussed that move and his potential trade cost/value, depending on which side of that coin you are on. We also discuss Jacob deGrom's trip to the IL, some closer talk, the A's stadium power play and more!
69 min
223
Week 7 Preview / FAAB Breakdown
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad wrap up all the action from the weekend of baseball, including a busy FAAB week, another slew of injuries and hot starts by Randal Grichuk, Matt Barnes and Alex Reyes; and much, much more!
83 min
224
Two-Start Pitchers (Week of May 10, 2021)
Todd Zola (@ToddZola) and Clay Link (@claywlink) of RotoWire.com grade all of next week's two-start options on a 0-5 scale.
66 min
225
A BrocNessMonster Sighting
Broc Miller from FadeTheNoise jumps on with Jeff Erickson to talk about John Means, Albert Pujols, navigating this year's injury-rich environment both for season-long and DFS.
73 min
226
Notable Minor-League Assignments
RotoWire.com's Lead Prospect Analyst James Anderson (@RealJRAnderson) and Senior MLB Editor Clay Link (@claywlink) discuss the long-awaited return of minor-league baseball!
53 min
227
Trade Season Begins
Trader Fred Zinkie made three deals this week, including one with co-host Jeff Erickson in LABR. We'll talk about those, about the process of deciding when to trade, along with the news of the day.
67 min
228
It's Week Six and Everyone is Hurt!
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad recap the weekend in baseball including another busy week of FAAB, a rash of injuries to big name players and players who are surging or struggling.
91 min
229
Two-Start Pitchers (Week of May 3, 2021)
Todd Zola (@ToddZola) and Clay Link (@claywlink) of RotoWire.com grade all of next week's two-start options on a 0-5 scale.
67 min
230
Streaming Starting Pitching Tips
Michael Simione (@SPStreamer) joins Jeff Erickson to discuss ... naturally, streaming pitchers. What does he look at first when deciding who to recommend, is it easier this season to stream, how do we avoid getting Gombered and more!
63 min
231
Shane McClanahan gets call for Rays
RotoWire.com's Lead Prospect Analyst James Anderson (@RealJRAnderson) and Senior MLB Editor Clay Link (@claywlink) discuss the top prospects making waves and those set to debut soon before drafting walk-up songs.
67 min
232
Tough April Decisions
How much should April performance weigh on your decision to add, keep or cut a player? Also some streaming pitching performances have worked out well, others have blown up on us spectacularly. Fred Zinkie and Jeff Erickson cover this week's Tuesday MLB Podcast with those topics and more.
62 min
233
Week 5 FAAB, Injury Talk, Braves Struggling Off...
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad break down the weekend of baseball, including FAAB, injuries, big performances, Bumgarner's "no-hitter" and much, much more.
86 min
234
Two-Start Pitchers (Week of April 26, 2021)
Todd Zola (@ToddZola) and Clay Link (@claywlink) of RotoWire.com grade all of next week's two-start pitchers on a 0-5 scale.
57 min
235
Closers, Cleveland and hopefully Championships
RotoWire's Ryan Rufe joins Jeff Erickson to discuss changes to our Closer Grid, the Dinelson Lamet news, the red-hot Oakland A's and more!
60 min
236
Jazz Ready to Graduate
RotoWire.com's Lead Prospect Analyst James Anderson (@RealJRAnderson) and Senior MLB Editor Clay Link (@claywlink) discuss the top prospects already making waves in the majors and those on the brink of debuting.
54 min
237
Adventures in Streaming
Fred Zinkie is sweating Michael Fulmer's start this week, whenever it happens, and he discusses with Jeff Erickson the streaming starting pitcher options this year so far. They also cover a slew of injuries, and speculate about the Mariners' closer's job.
70 min
238
A Weekend of Big Injuries / Week 4 FAAB Breakdown
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad break down the weekend in baseball, including a number of major injuries, all the action in FAAB and a fantastic Dodgers / Padres series; then take a look ahead to a busy Week 4.
87 min
239
Two-Start Pitchers (Week of April 19)
Todd Zola and Clay Link grade all of next week's two-start options on a 0-5 scale.
54 min
240
No-Hitters, More COVID Problems, Rules Experiments
Mike Gianella from Baseball Prospectus joins Jeff Erickson to discuss Carlos Rodon's no-hitter, the Astros' COVID issues and their recent series with the Tigers, and the Atlantic League's two rules experiments. They also track their respective progress in four industry leagues - RazzSlam, TGFBI, LABR and Tout Wars.
69 min