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RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast
The RotoWire baseball staff covers fantasy baseball year round, including draft prep, strategy, and much more! Hosts include: Jeff Erickson, Derek VanRiper, Clay Link, James Anderson, Scott Jenstad, Todd Zola, and Tim Heaney! Intro Song: "Not Too Old" by Lawr Michaels from the album 'Downward Facing Dog'
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1
Toronto Word Salad
DVR and Todd discuss the Jays' short-term bridge to Vlad Jr., pending roles for several interesting pitchers, mailbag questions, and much more!
68 min
2
Greg Ambrosius joins Jeff Erickson
49 min
3
Mixed LABR, NL East Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to recap the 2019 Mixed LABR draft and discuss the top prospects in the NL East.
54 min
4
xwOBA Surprises
Jeff and DVR discuss the 2018 xwOBA surprises (good and bad), attempt to round up some of the low expectations for the Giants in 2019, and answer another round of mailbag questions.
56 min
5
Get Your Phill
DVR and Todd discuss Francisco Lindor's calf injury, J.T. Realmuto to Philly, a discount on Buster Posey, and several mailbag questions!
65 min
6
Why Clay Link Won't Own Chris Sale
64 min
7
Dynasty Discussion
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the ongoing RotoWire Dynasty Invitational first-year player draft and much more!
51 min
8
Undervalued Hitters
81 min
9
Friday Grab Bag
DVR and Todd discuss Shohei Ohtani's updated timetable, Wade Miley in Houston, Marcell Ozuna and Matt Chapman post shoulder surgery, lineup placement, mailbag questions, and more!
72 min
10
Talking Prospects With James Anderson
70 min
11
Pitchers on the Rise
63 min
12
Buxton Bulks Up
DVR and Todd discuss A.J. Pollock's move to the Dodgers, a return to health for Carlos Correa and Miguel Cabrera, and Byron Buxton's addition of 21(!) pounds of muscle.
61 min
13
For Richer, for Sporer
61 min
14
The General Weighs In
Ian Kahn joins DVR to discuss his RotoWire Dynasty League Rankings, Trade Philosophy, Sonny Gray to Cincinnati, Luke Voit, buy-low targets, and more!
73 min
15
The Race
DVR & Todd discuss Todd's foot race against a desk chair, FSWA Awards finalists, Cody Allen to the Angels, Wilmer Flores to the D-backs, a case for avoiding early-round starting pitching, and mailbag questions.
67 min
16
Joe Sheehan's Picks and Pans
60 min
17
Early ADP Risers
61 min
18
General NFBC Strategy
82 min
19
Is it Berrios or Bury-Your-Ratios?
61 min
20
Positioning To Get An Ace
63 min
21
Another Flurry
Jeff and DVR discuss the Twins' addition of Nelson Cruz, the Yasiel Puig trade, Jurickson Profar to Oakland, mailbag questions, and more!
64 min
22
RIP, Lawr
Jeff and DVR discuss a variety of fantasy baseball topics, and remember their friend Lawr Michaels, who passed away Wednesday. This world, was without a question, a better place with Lawr in it.
56 min
23
Winter Meetings Edition
DVR and Jeff start off talking about the projections process, then delve into the Paul Goldschmidt trade and the moves occurring during the Winter Meetings, finishing with a tour of the AL Central.
54 min
24
Trader Jerry Strikes Again
DVR and Todd discuss a flurry of transactions ahead of the Winter Meetings as Mariners GM Jerry DiPoto continues to rebuild his roster in Seattle.
61 min
25
MLB Offseason Podcast, Episode 2
47 min
26
The James Paxton trade kickstarts the Hot Stove
40 min
27
Arizona Fall League Takeaways
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss his AFL takeaways and the recent adjustments to his Top 400.
50 min
28
Live from First Pitch Arizona 2018!
DVR, Clay, James and Todd discuss a variety of early draft season topics in front of a live audience at Baseball HQ's First Pitch Arizona in Phoenix.
68 min
29
Things We Thought in March
DVR and Todd revisit some of the early-season beliefs as reflected in the 2018 NFBC Main Event ADP report, and set some expectations for 2019.
66 min
30
A Look Back
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link look back at their prospects draft from roughly a year ago and talk about what went right and what went wrong with their respective teams.
44 min
31
300 Ks for Scherzer
DVR and Todd discuss another milestone for Max Scherzer, the MVP-caliber campaign from Christian Yelich, keeper selection preferences, and some of our dumbest fantasy baseball decisions.
63 min
32
Early 2019 Mock, Part 2
DVR and Tim tack on two more rounds to the early 2019 mock draft they started up last week.
71 min
33
One More For The Road
Jeff and Scott talk final week strategy, lessons learned from 2018 and a number of players who will be interesting and perhaps difficult to rank in 2019 Including Ian Happ, Max Muncy and Scott Kingery..and more!
65 min
34
Mondesi Thoughts + Two-Start Pitchers Finale
DVR and Todd discuss the early draft prices on Adalberto Mondesi, and look at ahead at two-start pitchers for the final week of the 2018 season.
62 min
35
Early Mock ADP Data
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to break down the preliminary 2019 ADP data from the #2EarlyMocks.
42 min
36
The Neverending Story
DVR and Todd discuss the roller coaster of news on Trevor Story, the return of Aaron Judge, and some of the early happenings of the Mason Mocks (early 2019 draft boards).
62 min
37
Mocking the Top 30 for 2019
DVR and Tim begin an early-round mock draft for 2019 by sorting out the first 30 picks (two rounds) of a 15-team mixed league draft.
68 min
38
Two More Weeks To Go
Jeff and Scott discuss some free agent pitchers who can help you in the final two weeks, disagree on Stephen Strasburg's 2019 ADP and talk about where some surging players may slot in for 2019.
66 min
39
News + Two-Start Options
Clay Link joins Todd Zola to discuss the top news stories from around baseball and grade the upcoming week's two-start pitchers.
71 min
40
Hidden Gems for Dynasty Leagues
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss some prospects who may still be available in your dynasty league.
49 min
41
A Year Too Early
DVR and Todd discuss the breakout season from Mike Foltynewicz, the future expectations for Luis Castillo, Eduardo Rodriguez, Robbie Ray, and much more!
53 min
42
Late-Season Surprises
DVR and Tim discuss the closer carousel, Brian Dozier's season-long knee injury, and recent hitting surprises including Ramon Laureano, Franmil Reyes, Amed Rosario, and several others!
55 min
43
Jose Ramirez Gets to 30/30
Jeff and Scott discuss some possible free agents to help you in the final three weeks of the season and then break down some players than could crash the first round of 2019 including Jose Ramirez and Ronald Acuna.
61 min
44
A Surprise in Atlanta + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss the surprising production of Johan Camargo, the quiet return of Paul Goldschmidt to elite levels, and two-start pitchers for the upcoming week.
60 min
45
Service-Time Rules Conundrum
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link discuss the complications with overhauling the service-time rules as well as their strategies in various leagues.
37 min
46
Looking Forward: Sano, Buxton, Pham
DVR and Todd look ahead to 2019 for a few of the more disappointing and polarizing players of 2018 including Miguel Sano, Byron Buxton, Tommy Pham, and more!
62 min
47
More Callups
DVR and Tim discuss Francisco Mejia's callup, the promotion of Victor Robles, other recent risers, and the improving craft beer options in Nevada.
59 min
48
Coming Down the Homestretch
Scott and special guest Brian Slack from BaseballHQ talk about free agent pickups for the last four weeks of the season and also take a look ahead at some possible draft 2019 prices on players including Trevor Story, Walker Buehler and Christian Yelich.
66 min
49
Arizona Fall League Rosters
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the newly-released Arizona Fall League rosters.
45 min
50
One Day Early (Two-Start Pitchers)
DVR and Todd discuss the 2019 price for Joey Votto, the need for making fantasy baseball more accessible to new players, and two-start pitchers for the upcoming week.
76 min
51
Jacob deGrom is Bill Murray
DVR and Todd discuss another strong start from Cole Hamels, more excellence from Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer's dominance, and much more!
61 min
52
Another Prospect Gets the Call
DVR and Tim discuss Luis Urias' call to San Diego, Gary Sanchez's upcoming return, Stephen Strasburg's reduced velocity, and several notable hitting performances from the past month.
54 min
53
Kendrys Homers Again + Matt Chapman is Awesome.
Jeff and Scott talk about the Yankees bullpen, provide a bunch of injury updates and discuss 2019 draft spots for Rhys Hoskins, Chris Archer & Blake Snell
59 min
54
Tin Cans + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd get ready for another weekend by taking a trip around the league at newsworthy happenings, and previewing two-start pitchers for the upcoming week.
58 min
55
Kopech Talk + Top 400 Risers
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to talk about some recents callups as well as James' latest Top 400 update.
53 min
56
Carlton Fisk and Pilates?
DVR and Todd discuss Michael Kopech's debut, the end of Yu Darvish's season, Carlton Fisk and pilates, and a few surprising recent developments.
62 min
57
Daniel Murphy to the Cubs
DVR and Tim discus the Nats' decision to wave the white flag with the Daniel Murphy trade, a closer change in Houston, interesting pitcher performances from the last 30 days, and much more!
58 min
58
Kopech Gets the Call
Jeff and Scott discuss Michael Kopech's promotion to Chicago, a couple of interesting catcher call-ups, some big name injuries and a bunch of players including Cody Bellinger, Miguel Andujar and Whit Merrifield.
55 min
59
Bauer In Walking Boot vs. Kingery + Two-Start P...
DVR and Todd discuss the quick return of Ronald Acuna, a setback for Rafael Devers, two-start pitchers for the upcoming week, and a few mailbag questions.
80 min
60
Previewing September Callups
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the Ronald Acuna situation and preview September callups.
48 min
61
The Curious Case of Taylor Ward
DVR and Todd discuss an injury for James Paxton, bullpen blues in Los Angeles, the arrival of Taylor Ward and Danny Jansen, and several mailbag questions!
55 min
62
Todd's Rapper Name
DVR and Todd discuss a variety of topics, including the general state of pitching -- is the pool of quality SPs thinner than usual -- and Todd's rapper name.
58 min
63
Back Aboard the Closer Carousel
Jeff and Scott break down all the recently open closer situations across baseball, recap all the weekend injuries and discuss all the intriguing free agency adds this weekend in fantasy leagues.
64 min
64
Closer Changes + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss a few changing ninth-inning situations around the league, and break down the two-start pitchers on the schedule for the upcoming week.
63 min
65
Farm System Rankings
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the best and worst farm systems in baseball.
54 min
66
Uncle Todd & Auntie Narrative
DVR and Todd discuss Yoan Moncada's strikeout woes, Jurickson Profar's bounce-back 2018 campaign, another impressive from Tyler Glasnow, and more!
63 min
67
Final Third Storylines
DVR and Tim discuss several news items from around the league, post-break risers, and storylines they're interested in watching closely over the final two months of the 2018 season.
53 min
68
Streaking A's, Injured Astros and the Cardinals...
DVR and Scott discuss free agency bidding on new closers and the Cardinals outfield, break down all the weekend injuries and talk about a slew of players including Wade Davis, Mallex Smith and Zack Wheeler.
70 min
69
Friday News + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss a round of key news items, and get ready for the upcoming week by discuss two-start pitchers.
58 min
70
Post-Deadline Rankings Update
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the risers and fallers on his post-deadline Top 400 update.
55 min
71
Examining the Fallout
DVR and Todd take a team-by-team looks at the winners and losers following Tuesday's non-waiver MLB trade deadline.
74 min
72
Trade Deadline Reaction
DVR and Tim discuss a flurry of deals from the 48 hours leading into Tuesday's non-waiver trade deadline.
59 min
73
Mous Moves to Milwaukee
DVR and Scott break down the Mike Moustakas and Eduardo Escobar trades, a tough week of free agent bidding and a slew of players in the news including Christian Yelich, Jose Quintana and Luis Severino.
78 min
74
Judge Injured + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss the Aaron Judge injury, J.A. Happ's move to the Yankees, Kris Bryant's return to the DL, two-start pitchers for the upcoming week, and more!
57 min
75
Prospects on the Move
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the prospects who have been dealt in recent trades.
39 min
76
Which Division Are The Pirates In?
DVR and Todd discuss another injury for Stephen Strasburg, setbacks for Gary Sanchez and Kris Bryant, and much more!
64 min
77
Trade Deadline Primer
John pinch hits for DVR and sits down with Tim to go over the names likely to be moved in the coming week along with a look at which teams will be buyers or sellers.
75 min
78
Second Half Strategy
Jeff and Scott discuss some fantasy strategies for the final ten weeks, detail a number of injuries (mostly Mets) over the weekend and break down a number of players including Marco Gonzales, Kirby Yates, Eric Hosmer and Starling Marte.
73 min
79
Machado, Hand, & Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss the Manny Machado and Brad Hand trades, injury updates to begin the second half, and two-start pitchers for the upcoming week.
65 min
80
Final "First-Half" Friday
DVR and Todd close the book on the "first half" of the 2018 season with a look at potential bounce-back candidates, and a slew of injury updates ahead of the All-Star break.
67 min
81
Dynasty Rankings Pt. 2
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the back half of his top 200 dynasty league rankings.
42 min
82
You Can't Fade Burch Smith!
DVR and Todd discuss Garrett Richards' latest injury, words used incorrectly, an unforeseen problem with two Ohtanis, and more!
56 min
83
The All-Value Team
DVR and Tim discuss some of the best values of 2018 as the All-Star break approaches.
65 min
84
First Half Disappointments
Jeff and Scott break down players who have disappointed in the first half and discuss what the rest of their season looks like and also recap the weekend in free agent bidding and injuries.
67 min
85
One-Year Contracts + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss injury updates on a few key players, an unusual agreement between Trevor Bauer and a friend, and two-start pitchers for the upcoming week.
67 min
86
Dynasty Rankings Preview
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to preview his latest dynasty rankings update.
49 min
87
Second Half Fireworks -- Hitters
DVR and Tim contemplate the lack of power from Kris Bryant, Masahiro Tanaka's long ball issues, the next step for Byron Buxton, and discuss a few hitters on the brink of a big second half.
45 min
88
The Gattis Train Rolls Along
Jeff and Scott talk some pitching pickups, discuss the demotion of Jon Gray and break down the first halves of many players, including Javier Baez, Luis Severino, Evan Gattis and more.
68 min
89
Schadenfreude + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss a handful of key injuries, two-start pitchers for the upcoming week, and feelings of joy at the expense of the fantasy failings of others.
66 min
90
Prospect Potpourri
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss a number of top prospects, many of whom may be worth considering in redraft leagues.
53 min
91
Clarity Helps
DVR and Todd discuss Kris Bryant's shoulder injury, the quiet struggles of Carlos Correa, Ross Stripling's future value, and much more!
61 min
92
Buying Ugly
DVR and Tim discuss hitters and pitchers with ugly overall numbers as the first half of the season nears an end and sort out options for potential buy-low targets.
52 min
93
Open Closer Roles Everywhere
Jeff and Scott try and figure out the multiple teams with their closer role currently open, discuss whether to drop some injured starters and break down recent hot streaks from Matt Carpenter, Cody Bellinger and Jon Lester, plus much more!
68 min
94
Back to Being MadBum? + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss a more typical line from Madison Bumgarner against San Diego, saves in flux for the Cubs, Angels and Giants, plus two-start pitchers for the upcoming week.
74 min
95
Short-Season/Rookie-Level Hitters
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the top hitters to watch in short-season/rookie ball.
42 min
96
Trading Frenzy
DVR and Todd discuss Hunter Strickland's fight with a wall, the difficulty of trading for pitching, and a few potential trade targets to consider as swapping season heats up.
67 min
97
Who Closes in KC?
DVR and Tim discuss the fallout of the Kelvin Herrera trade, the present value of Brandon Nimmo, and a potential return of Shohei Ohtani in a DH-only role in the coming weeks.
50 min
98
A Sunday of Closer Explosions
Jeff and Scott examine a rough Sunday for closers, break down the injuries over the weekend and discuss a number of players including Trevor Story, Jack Flaherty and Rougned Odor.
66 min
99
Rebooting Sano + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss a reboot for Miguel Sano in Fort Myers, the upcoming return of Rich Hill, two-start pitchers for the upcoming week, and much more!
63 min
100
Prospect Risers
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss some of the most notable risers on his top 400 prospect rankings.
49 min
101
Closer Carousel: AL
DVR & Todd discuss Miggy's season-ending injury, Thor's setback, AL closer situations, and a pair of mailbag questions.
74 min
102
Adames Returns
DVR and Tim discuss the return of Willy Adames, a setback for Chris Archer, and a slew of players on the fantasy roster fringe including White Sox pitcher Dylan Covey.
44 min
103
Ross Stripling Deals Again
Jeff and Scott discuss FAAB bidding on Hector Rondon, Joakim Soria and others, update a ton of injury news and talk about Brandon Crawford, Ross Stripling, Blake Treinen and much more.
64 min
104
Bad News for Ohtani
DVR and Todd discuss bad news for Shohei Ohtani, a small (?) setback for Noah Syndergaard, and two-start pitchers for the upcoming week. .
66 min
105
MLB Draft Review
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the MLB Draft and his soon-to-be-updated Top 400.
51 min
106
Closer Carousel: NL
DVR and Todd discuss the returns of Madison Bumgarner and Carlos Martinez, and take a look team-by-team at the bullpen landscape of each National League team.
63 min
107
Folty, Pitching Toss-Ups & Beer
DVR and Tim discuss the breakout season of Mike Foltynewicz, starting pitcher toss-ups for the rest of the season, and a few recent beers of note.
54 min
108
Have a Day Eddie Rosario
Jeff and Scott talk about bidding on young pitchers (and Max Muncy!) in FAAB, break down injuries over the weekend and discuss Michael Wacha, Jon Lester, Eddie Rosario and more.
55 min
109
A Setback for Kershaw + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss a setback for Clayton Kershaw, bad news for Alex Reyes, two-start pitchers for the upcoming week, and much more!
64 min
110
Top MLB Draft Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the top fantasy prospects in the upcoming first-year player draft.
51 min
111
From the Road
DVR and Todd discuss good news for Noah Syndergaard and Yu Darvish, the breakout of Brandon Nimmo, and much more!
49 min
112
Syndergaard to the DL
MLB Editors Clay Link and James Anderson step in for a rare Tuesday podcast and touch on all the major stories from around Major League Baseball.
39 min
113
Worrying about Acuna + Free Agency Madness
Jeff and Scott dive into the crazy free agent bidding centered around Juan Soto & the closer market and update all the injury news over the weekend including Braves phenom Ronald Acuna and Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez.
68 min
114
Hanley DFA'd + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss the Red Sox's decision to part ways with Hanley Ramirez, and look ahead to the two-start pitchers for the upcoming week.
71 min
115
Impact Rookies + Draft Talk
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss rookies making an impact at the big-league level plus an early look at the upcoming first-year player draft.
48 min
116
Jerk Store Moment
DVR and Todd discuss the struggles of Jose Altuve, Paul Goldschmidt, another injury in Seattle, Willy Adames' debut, and much more!
69 min
117
Sleepless in Seattle
DVR and Tim discuss another key absence for the Mariners with Dee Gordon's move to the DL, Juan Soto's first MLB start, the rising value of Ross Stripling, and much more!
60 min
118
Soto Gets the Call
Jeff and Scott discuss another week of aggressive free agency bidding in fantasy leagues, the rapid rise of Juan Soto and touch on Brandon Belt's breakout, Nick Markakis' revival and much more from the weekend of baseball.
64 min
119
A Parade of Ones
DVR and Todd discuss news and notes ahead of the weekend, and break down the two-start pitchers for the upcoming week!
65 min
120
Pitchers to Stash
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the top pitchers to stash for redraft leagues.
50 min
121
Injury Prone or Accident Prone?
DVR and Todd discuss the difference between being 'injury prone' and 'accident prone' in the wake of A.J. Pollock's latest ailment.
62 min
122
Oh No, Cano! + Fun with Numbers -- Pitchers
DVR and Tim discuss Robinson Cano's 80-game suspension, and take a look at some of the pitching stats leaderboards.
56 min
123
Some Good Ole Closer Chaos
Jeff and Scott discuss the closer situations up in the air in Toronto, Baltimore, Anaheim and Philadelphia, hit up all the injuries over the weekend and talk about some surging and slumping players over the last couple weeks.
67 min
124
Cribbage + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss a round of injury updates, including more shoulder trouble for Marcus Stroman, and break down two-start pitchers for the upcoming week.
81 min
125
Hitters to Stash
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the top hitters to stash for redraft leagues.
58 min
126
Big Maple's Night
DVR and Todd discuss James Paxton's no-hitter, Luis Severino's dominance, Matt Harvey's change of scenery, and much more!
57 min
127
Fun with Numbers -- Hitters
DVR and Tim discuss some surprises -- good and bad -- on the hitting leaderboards to this point in the season.
57 min
128
Down Goes Kershaw
Jeff and Scott talk about a wild week of FAAB bidding on rookie pitchers, injuries to some big name players and all the other happenings of a packed weekend of baseball.
59 min
129
Something Hatched + Two-Start Pitchers!
DVR and Todd discuss Josh Donaldson's return, Hyun-Jin Ryu's painful injury, Jacob deGrom uncertainty, and two-start pitchers for the upcoming week.
57 min
130
Breakout Hitters
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss several hitters who are improving their stock in the minor leagues.
46 min
131
Injuries Wreak Havoc (Again)
DVR and Todd discuss an unfortunately large number of injuries around the league, and open up the mailbag for a few listener questions.
62 min
132
The All-Start Team
DVR and Tim discuss the members of the 2018 All-Start Team -- and sort out the Dodgers' playing time adjustments with Corey Seager's season-ending elbow injury.
65 min
133
The Braves Just Keep Scoring Runs
Jeff and Scott discuss the weekend of free agent bidding across their leagues and then discuss a bunch of topics including injuries over the weekend, the surging Braves offense and a couple of struggling Cardinals.
62 min
134
Injury Breakdown + Two Start Pitchers
Todd and Scott talk about the injuries across baseball (and the players returning from injury this weekend) and then break down all the starting pitchers throwing twice next week.
96 min
135
Way Too Early 2019 Top 10
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to talk about how his top 10 prospect rankings might look in 2019.
51 min
136
Acuna Day!
DVR and Todd discuss the promotion of Ronald Acuna, Eric Thames' thumb injury, the struggles of Matt Carpenter, and much more!
52 min
137
Sonny's Struggles
DVR and Tim discuss the season debut of Walker Buehler, the early struggles of Sonny Gray, and much more!
53 min
138
And Here Come the Prospect Call-Ups
Jeff and Scott discuss the free agent bidding for a number of young players getting the call to the Majors this week and talk about the weekend across baseball including injuries, Johnny Cueto, Javier Baez, Mike Moustakas and much more.
66 min
139
Is Jellystone a Pitcher-Friendly Park?
DVR and Todd discuss some of the biases that impair our judgment, park factors for Jellystone, and two-start pitchers for the upcoming week.
66 min
140
Top 400 Update
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss notable risers and fallers from his latest Top 400 update.
50 min
141
Weather Shortened Pod
DVR and Todd dodge snow-induced internet woes to bring you the Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast.
55 min
142
A Visit with The General
Ian Kahn joins DVR and Tim to discuss players that have caught his eye early in 2018.
59 min
143
A Wild Weekend of Free Agent Bidding
Jeff and Scott break down a super active week of free agent bidding (even with all the postponed games) and then discuss a number of player's performances over the weekend including Chris Archer, Sean Manaea and Carlos Martinez.
59 min
144
A Better Way + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss another round of injury news, a better way to approach fantasy analysis as an industry, and two-start pitchers for the upcoming week.
74 min
145
Starts That Might Mean Something
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor to discuss the starts for several notable pitching prospects.
51 min
146
Chaos in Milwaukee
DVR and Todd discuss the chaos unfolding in the Milwaukee bullpen, a list of injury updates, and the (other) active pitcher with the best chance of pitching deep into his 40s a la Bartolo Colon and Nolan Ryan.
51 min
147
Humble Pie
DVR and Tim discuss early adds and drops -- including Jake Junis, Miles Mikolas, and Jason Kipnis -- and discuss DVR's humbling experience at Tecmo Madison.
58 min
148
Sho-Time at the Big A
Jeff and Scott talk about the major free agent bidding over the weekend and then break down the entire weekend of baseball including some major injuries and the electric 12 K outing by Shohei Ohtani.
57 min
149
Cold Brew + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss the Brewers' bullpen in the wake of Corey Knebel's injury, the earlier than expected return of Michael Conforto, two-start pitchers for the upcoming week, and much more!
63 min
150
And We're Off...
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to examine the starts of several notable young players.
56 min
151
What Could Go Right?
DVR and Todd discuss Shohei Ohtani's home debut homer, fireworks at Miller Park, and considering the positive outcomes of potential pickups such as San Diego's Christian Villanueva.
55 min
152
Jansen Panic
DVR and Tim discuss another rough outing for Kenley Jansen and several other Opening Week items of interest.
58 min
153
A Day of Young Pitchers Dealing
Jeff and Scott discuss the first weekend of the MLB season, breaking down all the free agent bidding from Week 1, the young pitchers who were great on Sunday and all the injuries that have surfaced already.
68 min
154
Opening Day Musings + Two-Start Pitchers for We...
DVR and Todd discuss some observations from Opening Day, and take a look at the two-start pitchers scheduled to take the ball during the upcoming week.
74 min
155
Opening Day is Here!
DVR and Todd discuss the injury to Sal Perez, a round of closer news, and a few early observations from the first day of the 2018 fantasy baseball season!
59 min
156
Pitcher Predictions
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss his top 20 predictions for minor-league pitchers in 2018.
49 min
157
First Week Strategy
John McKechnie fills in for Derek VanRiper to talk opening week strategy with Tim Heaney.
51 min
158
NFBC Main Event Drafts and Weekend Player News
Jeff and Scott review the slew of recent injuries and transactions in baseball and then take a deep look into their NFBC Main Event drafts from this weekend and all the strategy that went into them.
84 min
159
Late Spring Injuries + NFBC Main Event Recap
DVR and Todd discuss the rash of late-spring injuries including Madison Bumgarner's finger and Greg Bird's foot. The lads also share their reactions to the squads they drafted against each other in Saturday's NFBC Main Event at the Bellagio in Las Vegas!
65 min
160
Hitter Predictions
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss his top 20 predictions for minor-league hitters in 2018.
48 min
161
Robles to Syracuse & NL Tout Wars Recap
DVR and Todd discuss Victor Robles in re-draft leagues, Alex Cobb to Baltimore, Todd's NL Tout Wars approach and results, and a handful of interesting mailbag questions.
62 min
162
Acuna to Gwinnett & Mixed Tout Recap
DVR and Tim discuss Ronald Acuna's demotion to Triple-A, an injury to Justin Turner, their Tout Wars Mixed Auction squads, and much more!
62 min
163
Starting Pitchers and an AL Tout Recap
Jeff and Scott discuss a number of interesting starting pitchers and also recap the action from the AL Tout auction plus the first weekend of NFBC Main Event drafts.
87 min
164
AL West Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the Staff Keeper League 2 auction and the top prospects in the American League West.
59 min
165
Tout Wars Pre-Auction Discussion
DVR and Todd discuss some strategic thoughts ahead of this weekend's Tout Wars auctions in New York.
66 min
166
ADP Moves + Spring Surprises
DVR and Tim discuss some draft season ADP movers, and surprising spring performances.
61 min
167
Turning Two - All About the Middle Infield
Jeff and Scott talk about a few of the free agent signings over the weekend and then delve into the surprisingly deep middle infield pool this season.
84 min
168
NL West Preview
DVR and Todd discuss job battles and players of interest for each of the five teams in the National League West.
84 min
169
2018 Rookie Tiers
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the top prospects for 2018 only.
55 min
170
NL Central Preview
DVR and Todd discuss job battles and players of interest for each of the five teams in the National League Central.
66 min
171
NL East Preview
DVR and Tim discuss interesting players and job battles throughout the National League East.
65 min
172
Draft Recaps and Catcher Breakdowns
Jeff and Scott recap the NL LABR auction as well as their Yahoo Friends and Family draft and then delve deep into the catcher pool.
76 min
173
Dynasty League Primer
In a special episode of the RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, Michael Rathburn and Todd Zola discuss their strategic approach to dynasty leagues.
78 min
174
AL West Preview
DVR and Todd take a team-by-team look at some players of interest and job battles throughout the American League West.
85 min
175
Top 100 Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the top 100 prospects on his updated list.
64 min
176
AL Central Preview
DVR and Todd go team-by-team looking at a few players of interest and job battles throughout the American League Central.
61 min
177
AL East Preview
DVR and Tim discuss spring news and notes, and discuss a few targets and job battles for each team in the American League East.
74 min
178
The 2018 Closer Pool
Jeff and Scott recap some of the news from the first real weekend of spring training and then dive into the fascinating closer pool of 2018.
68 min
179
Spring Games Begin!
DVR and Todd discuss the season-ending injury to Brent Honeywell, a round of injury items, and a slew of interesting mailbag questions.
73 min
180
AL Central Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the top prospects in the American League Central.
55 min
181
Three-Team Trade!
DVR and Todd discuss a three-team trade between the Rays, Yankees, and D-backs, a handful of outfield signings, and a suspension for one of the game's top pitching prospects.
51 min
182
Players We Disagree About
DVR and Tim discuss players they disagree about following the first round of RotoWire Roundtable Rankings, and discuss the closer situation in Anaheim, a surprisingly interesting job battle for a bench spot in Cleveland, and beer.
59 min
183
2018 Draft Strategy
Jeff and Scott discuss the big free agent signings over the weekend and then jump into a full discussion on some of their draft strategies heading into 2018 draft season.
58 min
184
2018 Draft Season, Week 20
DVR and Todd discuss a round of relevant spring training news items, consider an alternative strategy utilized in the mixed LABR draft, and open up the mailbag before the weekend.
67 min
185
AL East Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the top prospects in the American League East.
56 min
186
Changes at Chase
DVR and Todd discuss Yu Darvish's decision to sign with the Cubs, the SP1 Circle of Trust, the installation of the humidor at Chase Field, and their early thoughts about Tuesday's Mixed LABR draft.
71 min
187
Todd Wins a Major Award
DVR and Todd discuss the Mets' addition of Todd Frazier, Seung-Hwan Oh to the Rangers, their ongoing NFBC-style slow draft, and much more!
71 min
188
NL West Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the top prospects in the National League West.
60 min
189
Undervalued Pitchers We Like
DVR and Todd discuss undervalued pitchers they like, and open up the mailbag for another round of questions.
71 min
190
NL Central Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the top prospects in the National League Central.
57 min
191
The Brewers Turn Up the Heat!
DVR and Todd discuss the rising value of Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain as the Brewers push their chips in to take on the Cubs and the rest of the NL Central in 2018.
65 min
192
NL East Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the top prospects in the National League East.
50 min
193
The Cole Train Goes to Houston
DVR and Todd discuss Gerrit Cole's move to Houston, the players headed back to Pittsburgh in that trade and the Andrew McCutchen deal, catcher tiers, and more!
71 min
194
RDI Discussion
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss his approach to prospects in the RotoWire Dynasty Invitational draft.
55 min
195
What If Gerrit Cole Becomes an Astro?
DVR and Todd discuss the potential Gerrit Cole to Houston deal, Jay Bruce to the Mets, and other assorted topics.
65 min
196
2017 Finale
DVR and Todd close the book on 2017 with a review of the latest round of moves across the league.
57 min
197
Winter Meetings Week in Review
DVR and Todd review the heavy volume of activity from the past week, including Giancarlo Stanton to the Yankees, Marcell Ozuna to the Cards, Stephen Piscotty to the A's, and much more!
66 min
198
Bonus Pod: Ohtani Goes to Anaheim!
DVR and Todd record a special edition emergency bonus pod to discuss Shohei Ohtani's decision to join the Angels, the Mariners' acquisition of Dee Gordon, and Tyler Chatwood signing with the Cubs.
28 min
199
Return of the Lizard King
DVR and Todd discuss Mike Minor's move to Texas, Miles Mikolas' return to MLB, a new closer option in Arizona, and much more!
73 min
200
Offseason Processes, Etc.
DVR and Todd discuss their offseason processes, a disappointing hitter comp for Shohei Ohtani, and another nice round of mailbag questions.
54 min
201
Ohtani Update + Mailbag Responses
DVR and Todd prepare for the best holiday of the year by discussing how leagues should address Shohei Ohtani, and by answering a slew of excellent mailbag questions.
71 min
202
No Offseason for Lord Obvious
DVR and Todd discuss a round of early Hot Stove news, and break down some of the surprising pitchers from 2017.
62 min
203
Arizona Fall League Takeaways
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss what he saw during a recent trip to Arizona.
43 min
204
LIVE -- From First Pitch Arizona!
Derek VanRiper, Clay Link, James Anderson, and Todd Zola discuss a wide variety of fantasy baseball topics from Baseball HQ's First Pitch Arizona conference in Phoenix!
89 min
205
One 2018 Draft Down, ??? To Go!
DVR and Todd look at the roster foundations from their first draft for 2018, discuss another round of injury info, and Todd survives a desktop avalanche.
76 min
206
Position Eligibility Changes & Other Musings
DVR and Todd discuss position eligibility changes for the upcoming season, a few players of interest in the late rounds, and much more.
69 min
207
The Early Drafts Roll On
DVR and Todd discuss the ongoing Justin Mason industry slow mocks, an NFBC-style slow draft of their own, and much more!
59 min
208
Category Targets & 2017 Pitching Surprises, The...
DVR and Todd discuss the shifting category targets over the past five years, and close the book on the unpleasant pitching surprises of 2017.
75 min
209
2017 Pitching Surprises, The Bad, Part 1
DVR and Todd discuss some of the unpleasant pitching surprises of 2017 including Jon Lester, Johnny Cueto, Chris Archer, and Sean Manaea.
62 min
210
2017 Pitching Surprises, The Good, Part 2
DVR and Todd discuss more of the pleasant surprises on the mound from the 2017 season.
69 min
211
2017 Pitching Surprises, The Good, Part 1
DVR and Tim discuss some of the pleasant surprises on the mound in 2017 including Zack Godley, Luis Severino, Jimmy Nelson, and many others!
70 min
212
Final Week Pickups and a Look Ahead to 2018
Jeff and Scott break down a few free agents who can help you in the final week of the season and then discuss a slew of players who could be tough to value come the 2018 draft season.
61 min
213
Early 2018 Mock Thoughts + Two-Start Pitchers F...
DVR and Todd discuss some of the early 2018 mock draft happenings, and two-start pitchers for the final week of the season.
65 min
214
Hitting Prospects for 2018
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link draft hitting prospects for 2018.
64 min
215
2017 Regrets, Pt. 1
DVR and Todd discuss the sudden return of Starling Marte, challenges of projecting 2018, some of their regrets from 2017, and much more!
69 min
216
Is the Marte-Partay Over?
DVR and Tim discuss Starling Marte's disappointing 2017, Matt Harvey's latest outing, streaming options to consider down the stretch, and more!
54 min
217
The Final Countdown
Jeff and Scott talk about a few free agents who might help you for the final two weeks of the season and discuss where some players, including Matt Olson, Tim Beckham and Eduardo Rodriguez (and others) may get drafted in 2018.
57 min
218
Follow-Up Friday & Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss another round of injury updates, two-start pitchers for the upcoming week, and more!
57 min
219
Pitching Prospect Draft
55 min
220
Ohtani On Deck
DVR and Todd discuss the expected move of Shohei Ohtani to MLB this winter, the Indians' 21-game winning streak, and much more!
67 min
221
Avoiding the F-word & Second-Half Surprises
DVR and Tim discuss the promotion of Willie Calhoun, surprises from the second half, beer, and more!
50 min
222
Strasburg Deals Again
Jeff and Scott talk about the incredible roll that Stephen Strasburg is on, discuss some free agents to help you for the final three weeks of the season and recap the action from a busy weekend of baseball.
66 min
223
Robles Gets the Call + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss the callup of Victor Robles, hardware for Ronald Acuna, two-start pitchers for the upcoming week, and more!
59 min
224
MiLB Pitcher Awards
50 min
225
The 2x Speed Version
DVR and Todd attempt to cram the full show's content into 30 minutes. Can it be done?
32 min
226
September Day-to-Days
DVR and Tim discuss the rash of players in the day-to-day bucket in the season's final month, along with a few pitchers who could provide an extra push down the stretch.
51 min
227
Free Agents for the Final Month
Jeff and Scott take a deep dive into a number of players available as free agents in most leagues, discuss the weekend injuries and take a look at the surging Twins offense.
59 min
228
Big Names on the Move!
DVR and Todd discuss a surprise flurry of activity at the waiver trade deadline, including Justin Verlander and Justin Upton landing on new clubs, along with two-start pitchers for the upcoming week, and a few September callups.
56 min
229
MiLB Hitter Awards
37 min
230
The Impact of the Power Surge
DVR and Todd discuss the impact of the league-wide power surge this season, a few undervalued players to this point, and answer a handful of great mailbag questions!
58 min
231
Kershaw, Turner Nearing Return
DVR and Tim discuss several key players on the brink of returning, and the possibility of season-ending injuries depleting rosters competing for titles.
50 min
232
Rhys and Giancarlo Both Homer.....Again
Jeff and Scott talk about the crazy home run streaks of Giancarlo Stanton and Rhys Hoskins, the Colorado closer situation, Patrick Corbin, the 2018 closer market and much, much more.
63 min
233
Lord Obvious & Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd welcome Lord Obvious back to the program, and discuss two-start pitchers for the upcoming week.
69 min
234
Prospect Potpourri
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss Ronald Acuna and many others as the minor-league seasons wind down.
36 min
235
The Twins Won't Go Away
DVR and Todd discuss the persistence of the Twins in the AL playoff picture, players we rarely discuss, and much more!
61 min
236
No, Nicky Delmonico Isn't Some Kid You Knew Whi...
DVR and Tim discuss the surging Nicky Delmonico, the difficulty of trading for pitching in long-term keeper leagues, and much more!
59 min
237
FAAB Adds for the Final Quarter
Jeff and Scott discuss some players available in free agency who may help you the final six weeks, recap the injuries from the weekend and break down some guys having huge months.
53 min
238
More DL Stints + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss another round of DL stints, and prepare for the upcoming week by discussing two-start pitchers.
58 min
239
Looking Ahead to September Callups
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss all of the top candidates for a September promotion.
50 min
240
Giancarlo Stanton, 2018 First-Round Pick
DVR and Todd discuss the red-hot Giancarlo Stanton, as he's solidified his place as a first-round pick for drafts in 2018.
61 min
241
Crumbling Miggy
DVR and Tim discuss more back issues for Miguel Cabrera, rare good news for the Mets, and much more!
54 min
242
Coming Down the Stretch
Derek and Scott discuss Andrew Benintendi, Gregory Polanco, Whit Merrifield, and a slew of others players and also break down all the big name injuries over the weekend.
65 min
243
Schw*rber Catching Rumors + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss another injury for James Paxton, the possibility of Kyle Schwarber catching with Willson Contreras hurt, two-start pitchers for the upcoming week, and more!
62 min
244
First Base Prospect Conundrum
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss his latest Farm Futures article.
36 min
245
The 2017 Kiss of Death Tour
DVR and Todd consider Kyle Schwarber for DVR's Greatest Misses album, discuss the pre-DL struggles of Lance McCullers, the surprisingly quiet season from Ian Desmond, and much more!
64 min
246
Special Guest Ian Kahn: Playing George Washington
Ian Kahn, star of AMC's TURN: Washington's Spies, joins DVR and Tim to discuss playing George Washington, Aaron Judge's draft price for 2018, and some of this season's most surprising performances.
45 min
247
The Dodgers Win...Again.
Jeff and Scott discuss the free agent bidding for Amed Rosario and Ozzie Albies, talk about Corey Seager and the Dodgers and recap all the injuries from the weekend.
63 min
248
Friday Thoughts & Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss another round of injury news, and break down the two-start pitchers for the upcoming week.
61 min
249
Ranking the Farm Systems
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss his latest organizational rankings.
48 min
250
Stupid Experiment Over
DVR and Todd remember Freddie Freeman's time as a third baseman, discuss Ozzie Albies' potential, and much more!
61 min
251
Wheeling & Dealing
DVR and Tim discuss the slew of deals that went down prior to the non-waiver trade deadline.
58 min
252
Trade Deadline Madness
Jeff and Scott recap a few trades already made and preview what deadline trades could impact fantasy rosters and also cover the large number of injuries over the weekend.
57 min
253
Good News for Stras + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss encouraging news for Stephen Strasburg, the Rays' acquisition of Lucas Duda, and two-start pitchers for the upcoming week.
64 min
254
Latest Top 400 Update
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss risers and fallers on the overall Top 400.
53 min
255
7/26/17 Rotowire Fantasy Baseball Podcast
Joe Pisapia and Todd Zola talk about the development of Schoop and Paxton, surprise of Merrifiield and Nola; also how to proceed with Strasburg and Kershaw in all formats. And trade winds are blowing!
66 min
256
Replacing Kershaw
Derek and Tim discuss the challenges of replacing Clayton Kershaw, another round of injuries, the return of Derek Fisher, and much more!
51 min
257
A Day of Pitching Injuries
Jeff and Scott discuss the injuries to Clayton Kershaw and Stephen Strasburg and also break down some bullpens that may be affected by the trade deadline...and much more.
72 min
258
Pickup Targets & Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss pickup targets ahead of the weekend and two-start pitchers lined up for next week.
61 min
259
Road Trip Report
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to recap his recent minor-league trip.
60 min
260
Deals Going Down
DVR and Todd discuss the Todd Frazier deal, J.D. Martinez's move to Arizona, and much more!
56 min
261
Saves Available in St. Louis
DVR and Tim look at the turnover in the St. Louis bullpen, consider a lost season for David Dahl and Greg Bird, and discuss what's been in the fridge this summer.
52 min
262
Nats Find Some Relief
Jeff and Scott break down the fantasy implications of the Nationals - A's trade, and discuss many players including Anthony Rendon, Sean Manaea and Steven Matz.
59 min
263
And We're Back!
DVR and Todd return from the All-Star break and discuss Jose Quintana's trade across town, Madison Bumgarner's return, and the Fantrax monthly contest that begins Monday.
61 min
264
Updated Dynasty League Rankings
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link discuss James' updated dynasty league rankings.
36 min
265
At the Break
DVR and Todd discuss a slew of topics heading into the final weekend before the All-Star break.
58 min
266
Red Light Thoughts
DVR and Todd discuss Clayton Kershaw's brush with a Fourth of July no-no, the impending return of Kyle Schwarber, a rough outing for Sean Newcomb, and much more!
62 min
267
Closer Movement
Jeff and Scott discuss multiple teams considering a change at closer, Jose Ramirez, Elvis Andrus and much more from all the baseball action over the weekend.
70 min
268
Turner Too
DVR and Todd discuss the latest round of injuries, which has robbed the Nats and fantasy owners of Trea Turner for several weeks.
68 min
269
Short-Season/Rookie Hitters
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link discuss hitters at the lower levels as well as Futures Game rosters.
45 min
270
Ketel is Back!
DVR and Todd discuss the return of Ketel Marte, Miguel Montero's departure from the Cubs, the struggles of Gregory Polanco, and much more!
63 min
271
Tuesday Musings
DVR and Tim discuss Cole Hamels' return from the DL, Tyler Wade's promotion to the Yankees, and open up the mailbag!
50 min
272
Second Half Targets
Jeff and Scott discuss a number of players with interesting first half results and dive into whether they are good targets for big second halves.
57 min
273
Schwarber's Demotion + Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss Kyle Schwarber's demotion to Triple-A, two-start pitchers for the upcoming week, and more!
61 min
274
California League Roundup
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link take a spin around the Cal League.
42 min
275
AM Todd
DVR and Todd discuss Freddie Freeman as a third baseman, how to pitch to Cody Bellinger, and the art of trading.
60 min
276
More Bombs from Bellinger
DVR and Tim discuss the Astros' demotion of Derek Fisher, two more homers from Cody Bellinger, and much more!
52 min
277
A Giant Collapse
Jeff and Scott discuss some of the struggling Giants, free agent bidding on recent rookie call-ups and the crazy season of Fernando Rodney.
52 min
278
Another Two-Step for Derek Holland?
DVR and Todd discuss the latest round of injuries, and two-start pitchers for the upcoming week.
61 min
279
MLB Draft Review
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link break down the draft from a fantasy perspective.
42 min
280
Go Fish
DVR and Todd discuss the Astros' promotion of Derek Fisher, a big night of homers around the league, another wave of injury news, and more!
62 min
281
Bad Odor
DVR and Tim ponder trade scenarios for the struggling Rougned Odor, and much more!
64 min
282
Bidding for Mallex
Jeff and Scott discuss the competitive free agent bidding for Mallex Smith, the continued dominance of Aaron Judge and also break down all the injuries from over the weekend.
66 min
283
The Rays Lose Kiermaier & Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss Kevin Kiermaier's hip injury, another rough outing for Gerrit Cole, two-start pitchers for the upcoming week, and much more!
64 min
284
MLB Draft Preview - Pitchers
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link look at the top 10 pitchers from this year's draft class.
34 min
285
Scooter's Four-Homer Game
DVR and Todd discuss Scooter Gennett's big night, another injury for Adrian Beltre, and much more!
56 min
286
The End of Bart?
DVR and Tim discuss Bartolo Colon's latest blow-up, the turnaround of Odubel Herrera, Ryon Healy's recent surge, and more!
49 min
287
These Stros Are On Fire
Jeff and Scott discuss the weekend in baseball, including free agent bidding, Ryan Zimmerman, Justin Smoak, injuries and the surging Astros.
55 min
288
DVR Was Wrong & Two-Start Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss two-start pitchers for the upcoming week, and DVR concedes defeat for 2017 with Kyle Schwarber.
60 min
289
MLB Draft Preview - Hitters
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link look at the top 15 hitters from this year's draft class.
42 min
290
Closing the Book on May
DVR and Todd discuss the continued power surge of Brett Gardner, the future of Vince Velasquez, Robbie Ray's recent dominance, and much more!
60 min
291
Filling in for Trout
DVR and Tim discuss a few of the options potentially available as Mike Trout owners scramble for roster help.
53 min
292
The .220 Blues
Jeff and Scott discuss whether to worry or not about the rough starts for Odubel Herrera, Manny Machado and Miguel Cabrera and break down all the injury news from over the weekend.
66 min
293
Jays Getting Healthy
DVR and Todd discuss the return of Josh Donaldson and Troy Tulowitzki, more calf trouble for Ryan Braun, and two-start pitchers for the upcoming week.
68 min
294
Updated Top 400
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link discuss risers and fallers on the updated Top 400 prospect rankings.
38 min
295
Conforto Continues to Crush
DVR & Todd discuss the Cards' lagging offense, Michael Conforto's surging value, Christian Yelich's strange numbers, and much more!
68 min
296
Adjusting Expectations
DVR and Tim discuss the challenges of adjusting expectations and projections for starting pitchers during the first half of the season.
58 min
297
The First Quarter
Jeff and Scott break down how to evaluate your standings a quarter of the way into the season and discuss some nice performances over the weekend from, among others, Jeff Samardzija, Stephen Strasburg and Alex Wood.
62 min
298
Zola on Tilt
DVR and Todd discuss an impressive outing for Jose Berrios, Freddie Freeman's wrist injury, and two-start pitchers for the upcoming week.
67 min
299
Carolina League Roundup
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link check in on all the top names in the Carolina League.
42 min
300
It's All Happening!
DVR and Todd discuss the Cubs' use of Ian Happ, Edwin Diaz getting a break from the ninth-inning role, and much more!
68 min
301
Turn the Injuries Off!
DVR and Tim discuss another batch of injuries, the Indians' promotion of Bradley Zimmer, recent add/drops, and much more!
50 min
302
Free Agent Frenzy
Jeff and Scott examine the wild free agent bidding this week in the closer market and discuss a number of notable players, including three struggling aces.
68 min
303
Injuries Galore & Upcoming Two Steps
DVR & Todd discuss the rash of injuries from Thursday, and take a look ahead at two-start pitchers for the upcoming week!
62 min
304
Emerging Upside Arms
James Anderson and Clay Link discuss several arms on the rise at the lower levels of the minor leagues.
33 min
305
Strikeout Rate Surprises
DVR and Todd discuss another rash of injuries around the league, and some of the strikeout-rate surprises from Todd's latest Z-Files column.
50 min
306
Caving on Cahill
DVR and Tim discuss another good outing from Trevor Cahill, Alex Wood's value, and other starting pitcher surprises.
57 min
307
The Last Stand of K-Rod?
Jeff and Scott discuss more Francisco Rodriguez blown saves, Scott's overbid on Byron Buxton and also talk about whether some veterans can be dropped.
68 min
308
Most Famous Lew
DVR & Todd discuss encyclopedias, Lew Ford, two-start pitchers for the upcoming week, and more!
63 min
309
International League Roundup
James Anderson and Clay Link take a spin through the International League.
45 min
310
DVR Demands a Beckett
Todd and DVR discuss the potential value in a better in-season player valuation tool and wonder what format might work best.
63 min
311
Pick on Tim Day
DVR and Tim discuss the struggles of Julio Teheran, Michael Conforto's excellent starts to 2017, a slew of recently dropped players, and most of the players that have disappointed Tim in Tout Wars this season.
61 min
312
First Month Surprises
Jeff and Scott talk about Noah Syndergaard's injury, bidding on Cody Bellinger and Christian Arroyo and break down some players who surprised in April.
66 min
313
More Injuries for the Mets
DVR and Todd discuss more injuries for the Mets, improper application of new metrics, two-start pitchers for the upcoming week, and much more!
64 min
314
Pacific Coast League Roundup
James Anderson and Clay Link take a spin around the PCL.
42 min
315
Urias Returns
DVR and Tim discuss the Dodgers' plan for Julio Urias, and search for value in the latest rounds of cuts across various formats.
49 min
316
Mr. Bumgarner's Wild Ride
Jeff and Scott discuss the Madison Bumgarner injury, Taylor Motter's homers and a slew of other players who made an impact over the weekend.
63 min
317
MetLife Windbreaker
DVR and Todd discuss the injury to Yoenis Cespedes, Jacob Barnes getting a save in Milwaukee, and two-start pitchers for the upcoming week.
67 min
318
Midwest League Roundup
James Anderson and Clay Link take a spin through the Midwest League.
40 min
319
Adjusting Expectations
DVR and Todd discuss the challenges of adjusting expectations and projections, Starling Marte's PED suspension, and much more!
73 min
320
Thames Goes Yard Again
DVR and Clay discuss the latest development in the Rangers' bullpen, blisters, another long ball from Eric Thames, the slow start of Devon Travis, and much more!
60 min
321
Some Early Returns
Jeff and Scott break down the fallout from a ton of injuries over the weekend and also discuss what to believe from some hot and cold starts.
65 min
322
Winker Gets the Nod
DVR and Todd discuss the Reds' decision to call up Jesse Winker, a setback for Josh Donaldson, and the starting pitchers lined up for two starts in Week 3.
76 min
323
Sally League Roundup
James Anderson and Clay Link take a spin through the Sally League.
41 min
324
Cespedes Goes Off
DVR and Todd discuss a big night for Yoenis Cespedes and the Mets, a slew of early injuries, Neftali Feliz touching triple digits on the radar gun, and teams that have been aggressive on the basepaths to begin the season.
56 min
325
Early Moves
DVR and Tim look at players that have been let go by their owners in the first 10 days of the season and search for hidden sources of value.
58 min
326
First Week Standouts
Jeff and Scott discuss the slew of injury news over the weekend and break down some guys who had a great (or really bad) first week.
64 min
327
Early Pickup Targets + Park Factors
DVR and Todd look at pitching targets available in many leagues, and discuss Todd's latest Z-Files column on park factors.
61 min
328
SKL2 Reserve Rounds
James Anderson and Clay Link break down a recent staff keeper league reserve draft.
32 min
329
Verlander Deals in 2017 Debut
DVR and Todd discuss Justin Verlander's sharp outing against the White Sox, the Tigers' lineup putting a crooked number on Jose Quintana, Stephen Piscotty's painful trip around the bases, and much more as the first week of the regular season rolls on.
62 min
330
The Starting Line
DVR and Tim recap Monday's Opening Day action including the performance of Dallas Keuchel, another first-day homer from Bryce Harper, and much more!
58 min
331
Opening Day....Finally!
Jeff and Scott talk about the first day of games and then break down their NFBC Main Event drafts from over the weekend in Las Vegas.
75 min
332
Middle Infield Ranks v. ADP
DVR and Todd discuss the middle infield positional ranks compared to current NFBC ADP as the final draft weekend before Opening Day gets underway!
59 min
333
MiLB Pitcher Predictions
James Anderson offers up predictions for some of the game's top pitching prospects.
41 min
334
Outfield Ranks v. ADP
DVR and Todd discuss their RotoWire Online Championship teams and their outfield ranks compared to current ADP.
63 min
335
Tout Wars Mixed Auction Review
DVR and Tim discuss Saturday's Tout Wars Mixed League Auction, top news from around the league, and answer a few mailbag questions.
65 min
336
Tout Wars and NFBC Draft Review
Jeff and Scott talk about some late spring training news and then discuss adapting during a draft while breaking break down their drafts in Tout Wars and the NFBC.
62 min
337
Live From Tout Wars!
Live from New York, DVR and Todd are joined by Jason Collette, Joe Pisapia, and Tim Heaney to discuss their Tout Wars strategies, the valuation of Greg Bird, and much more!
58 min
338
MiLB Hitter Predictions
James Anderson offers up predictions for several top prospects.
38 min
339
Third Base Ranks v. ADP
DVR and Todd discuss Alex Wood's return to the rotation, good news for Sonny Gray, and compare their third-base rankings to current NFBC ADP looking for value.
60 min
340
First Base Ranks v. ADP
DVR and Tim discuss a slew of rehab and injury related news items, and break down their first-base rankings against the current Average Draft Position of the NFBC.
60 min
341
Mid-Round Starting Pitchers
Jeff and Scott discuss some spring training news and then delve into the starting pitcher pool in the middle of drafts.
54 min
342
Cheap Starting Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss cheap starting pitchers (outside of the Top 200 overall in current NFBC ADP), Todd's study of WBC participation, punting batting average, and much more!
53 min
343
Anticipating Callups
Estimated callup dates for top prospects.
50 min
344
Rotation Foundations, Part 2
DVR and Todd continue to break down the starting pitcher pool, focusing on middle rounds.
66 min
345
Rotation Foundations
DVR and Tim discuss rotation building blocks and examine the first four tiers of starting pitchers.
64 min
346
Catchers and Closers
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss some spring training news and then take a deep dive into the player pools at catcher and closer.
68 min
347
Arms in Flux
DVR and Todd discuss the health of Max Scherzer, the current price of Jake Arrieta, a setback for Sonny Gray, good news for Davis Price, and much more!
46 min
348
Dynasty League Rankings
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link dive deep into James' tiered dynasty league rankings.
46 min
349
AL LABR Review
DVR and Todd discuss key fantasy baseball news items and some of the happenings from the AL LABR Auction, including a strategy of building around three fallen aces.
61 min
350
NL LABR Review
DVR and Tim discuss the NL LABR Auction -- including DVR's strategy, the high price of Clayton Kershaw, good value buys, and much more!Follow us on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper | @Tim_Heaney | @RotoWire#FantasyBaseball
62 min
351
Some Tough Valuations
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss some results from the AL LABR auction and the Mixed LABR draft and then break down some players that Scott is having a tough time slotting into draft lists.
53 min
352
Rookie Tiers
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link discuss James' breakdown of the rookie tiers for 2017.
52 min
353
The Case for Kershaw at 1.1
DVR & Todd discuss more spring job battles, early spring injury notes, draft-order preferences (KDS) for 2017, and the case for Clayton Kershaw with the No. 1 overall pick. Follow us on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper | @ToddZola | @RotoWire#FantasyBaseball
64 min
354
Early Spring Job Battles
DVR & Todd discuss the high ADP of Rougned Odor and take a spin through some of the top position battles underway this spring. Follow us on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper | @ToddZola | @RotoWire#FantasyBaseball
63 min
355
Early Spring Rankings Updates
DVR & Todd discuss early updates to their rankings, spring injuries, and some of Todd's outliers compared to the rest of the Composite Rankings Panel. Follow us on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper | @ToddZola | @RotoWireNot currently a RotoWire subscriber? ...
58 min
356
AL West Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and Derek VanRiper touch on all the need-to-know prospects in the AL West. Follow us on Twitter: @realjranderson | @derekvanriper
32 min
357
AL Central Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and Derek VanRiper touch on all the need-to-know prospects in the AL Central.Follow us on Twitter: @RealJRAnderson | @DerekVanRiperIntro Music: "Lion Kings" by Neudae (@NeudaeMusic)
36 min
358
Benefits of ADP and Mock Drafts
DVR and Todd discuss the Giants' intention to give Buster Posey more rest, the health of Trevor Story, other fantasy baseball news and notes, and the benefits of using Average Draft Position (ADP) and Mock Drafts as draft prep tools. Follow us on Twi...
61 min
359
AL East Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link touch on all the need-to-know prospects in the AL East.
46 min
360
NL West Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link touch on all the top names in the NL West.
47 min
361
FSTA Draft Recap + Building Around Kershaw
DVR and Todd (@derekvanriper and @toddzola) return from Nashville to discuss their FSTA teams, the benefits of building around Clayton Kershaw in Round 1, and much more!
53 min
362
NL Central Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link touch on all the top prospects in the NL Central.
60 min
363
NL East Prospects
The Prospect Podcast returns! Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link touch on all the names you need to know in the NL East.
59 min
364
The Offseason So Far
DVR (@derekvanriper) and Clay (@claywlink) discuss the biggest moves of the offseason thus far, their first set of Roundtable Rankings, and expectations for Trea Turner. #FantasyBaseball
62 min
365
Arizona Fall League Roundup
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link talk in-depth about the top prospects they saw in the Arizona Fall League.
63 min
366
The Early Rounds of 2017
Paul and Todd discuss the early part of the draft that Todd and DVR are in where they had the first pick while also discussing some of the expected risers and where they might fall over the winter and spring.
60 min
367
First Overall in 2017
DVR (@derekvanriper) and Todd (@ToddZola) prepare for their upcoming (this week) slow draft for the 2017 season including what to do with the first overall pick, as well as thoughts on the early-round turns at 2-3 and 4-5.
61 min
368
The Final Push
DVR and Paul share their memories of Jose Fernandez as the final days of the regular season come to a close.
60 min
369
A Look Back and a Look Ahead
Jeff (@jeff_erickson) and Scott (@scottjenstad) take a look back at some guys they were right and wrong about in 2016 and also discuss some players that will be tough to slot in for 2017 drafts.
61 min
370
Note To Self: Do Better in 2017
Paul and Todd discuss this week's Z-Files where he offers some words of wisdom to learn from this season and then they look at Paul's top 24 SPs for 2017 list and discuss some of the challenges around making such a list.
52 min
371
September Surprises
DVR (@derekvanriper) and Todd (@toddzola) discuss September surprises -- including Trea Turner and Kendrys Morales -- and share some big news for the upcoming offseason.
48 min
372
Giant Meltdown
DVR (@derekvanriper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss MadBum's costly meltdown and other top headlines from around the league including a likely season-ending injury for Alex Bregman.
44 min
373
Overvalued 2017 Studs
Jeff (@jeff_erickson) and Scott (@scottjenstad) take a tough look at some great players to determine if they might end up being over-drafted in 2017.
46 min
374
Stealing a Title
Paul and Todd are back for the 2nd time this week and they're talking a little bit of news on Giancarlo Stanton, Wei-Yin Chen, Jacob deGrom, and Keon Broxton before diving into the latest Z-Files that analyzes the remaining schedule for a stolen bases ...
34 min
375
Concern for Cole
DVR (@derekvanriper) and Todd (@toddzola) discuss their shared concern for Gerrit Cole, the season-long struggle of Jason Heyward, and much more!
52 min
376
Looking at 2016 Busts
Todd is back on a Tuesday and he joins Paul to discuss the 2016 busts and how they're outlook has changed (if at all) for 2017.
52 min
377
Targeting 2017
Jeff (@jeff_erickson) and Scott (@scottjenstad) take a detailed look at a number of players that could be undervalued heading into 2017 drafts.
60 min
378
It's Kershaw Day... Sorta
Paul and Todd briefly discuss Kershaw's return and then dive in on some of the big breakthroughs at each position and their 2017 outlook.
71 min
379
MiLB Pitcher Awards
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link dish out awards to pitchers at every level of the minor leagues and grade out Jay-Z on the 20-80 scouting scale.
53 min
380
Is He Fixed?
DVR (@derekvanriper) and Todd (@toddzola) take a look around the league for important news and notes, discuss whether Chris Archer has been fixed over the course of the second half, and much more!
50 min
381
Pleasant Surprises: Hitters
In an episode inspired by Brian Dozier, DVR (@derekvanriper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss pleasantly surprising hitters on all 30 teams, and open up the mailbag.
63 min
382
Down The Stretch They Come
Jeff (@jeff_erickson) and Scott (@scottjenstad) discuss the fantasy impact of some of the September First call-ups and also talk about Rougned Odor, Jean Segura, Jose Abreu as well as the injury news from over the weekend.
57 min
383
The Category Math
Paul and Todd start off with a few news tidbits before a deep-dive in this week's Z-Files covering category math. It's a dose of reality needed when trying to map out the numbers you'll need to capture that title you're chasing down.
48 min
384
MiLB Hitter Awards
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link dish out awards to hitters at every level of the minor leagues and grade Ja Rule on the 20-80 scouting scale.
47 min
385
The Jerk Store Called
DVR (@derekvanriper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss roster negligence with Jedd Gyorko, another year of DVR donning the Cone of Shame in the NFBC, Rick Porcello's outstanding 2016 campaign, and much more!
47 min
386
Past Year Review: Surprising SPs
DVR (@derekvanriper) and Paul (@sporer) assess the performance of several starting pitchers over the past year including Gerrit Cole, J.A. Happ, Robbie Ray, Adam Wainwright, and many others!
59 min
387
The Gary Sanchez Era
Jeff (@jeff_erickson) and Scott (@scottjenstad) discuss some lessons they have learned so far this season, recap the many impressive middle infield performances in 2015 and try and rank Gary Sanchez among catchers heading into next year.
73 min
388
Opportunity, Opportunity, Opportunity!
Paul and Todd discuss some injury news on Jacob deGrom, Steven Wright, AJ Pollock and then dive in on this week's Z-Files which covers opportunity down the stretch.
42 min
389
September Call-up Candidates
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link run down the top candidates for September call-ups and grade Eazy-E on the 20-80 scouting scale.
54 min
390
Power Surges
Todd (@ToddZola) and DVR (@DerekVanRiper) assess the top of the home-run leaderboard for the past calendar year and try to determine the future value of Wil Myers, Evan Longoria, Todd Frazier, and many others!
54 min
391
Looking Ahead: The Top-Tier SPs
DVR (@derekvanriper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss the new crop of concerns with the top-tier starting pitcher options heading into 2017.
63 min
392
Danny Valencia and Billy Butler Battle It Out!
With Jeff (@jeff_erickson) on vacation, Scott (@scottjenstad) rides solo discussing, among other things, Matz and Strasburg to the DL, Josh Reddick's struggles in LA and the resurgence of Big Erv.
44 min
393
Moving in the Ratio Categories
Paul and Todd discuss a few news bits including John Lackey's injury and Jeff Hoffman's call-up and then dive into this week's Z-Files which covers ratios and how points are still very attainable despite the conventional wisdom.
38 min
394
Carolina League Roundup
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link take a spin around the Carolina League and grade out Snoop Dogg on the 20-80 scouting scale.
46 min
395
More Young Talent Arrives
DVR (@derekvanriper) and Todd (@toddzola) cover the top news from around the league, including promotions for Dansby Swanson, Chad Pinder, and Mitch Haniger.
50 min
396
Contemplating Fulmer
DVR (@derekvanriper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss the latest injury to Shin-Soo Choo, Billy Hamilton's collision with the outfield wall, the 2017 value of Michael Fulmer, and much more!
64 min
397
Yankee Youth Movement
Jeff (@jeff_erickson) and Scott (@scottjenstad) discuss all the baseball action over the weekend including the Yankees' rookie promotions, the incredible season of Mookie Betts and the resurgence of both Ian Kinsler and Evan Longoria.
64 min
398
Looking at 2017
Paul and Todd discuss some news surrounding Justin Bour, the Mets, and Carlos Gomez before diving into this week's Z-Files covering some interesting topics on the 2017 such as the Red Sox and then a couple of spike year players who might not carry it o...
46 min
399
2014 Draft Do-Over
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link take a quick spin around the Cal League, redo the top 30 picks from the 2014 draft, and grade Twista on the 20-80 scouting scale.
51 min
400
The Cards Call In Reinforcements
DVR (@derekvanriper) and Todd (@toddzola) discuss the Cards' decision to bring up Alex Reyes and Luke Weaver, Raisel Iglesias picking up a save for the Reds, Andrew Benintendi's fast start in Boston, Jharel Cotton's brush with perfection at Triple-A, a...
54 min
401
The End for Prince?
DVR (@derekvanriper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss Prince Fielder's expected retirement, Billy Hamilton's recent stolen-base binge, another setback for Michael Brantley, and much more!
62 min
402
Free Agent Frenzy
Jeff (@Jeff_Erickson) and Scott (@ScottJenstad) break down another wild free agency period of rookie call-ups and new closers and discuss numerous other items, including how the 2017 closer rankings may look.
62 min
403
Trade Deadline FAAB Strategy Deep-Dive
Paul and Todd open with some pitching news including a potential call-up and a returning stud before diving in on Todd's latest Z-Files covering FAAB Strategies after an active trade deadline.
38 min
404
Top Prospects On The Move
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link discuss the top 10 prospects moved at the trade deadline and grade out Nate Dogg on the 20-80 scouting scale.
42 min
405
Good Story, Tough Ending
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss the likely season-ending thumb injury for Trevor Story, a possible adjustment to Yoan Moncada's arrival to Boston, and another new closer emerging for the Angels.
65 min
406
Benintendi and Arcia Get the Call
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss the promotions of Andrew Benintendi and Orlando Arcia, Edwin Diaz getting the nod to take over as the closer in Seattle, and much more in the wake of Monday's MLB trade deadline.
63 min
407
The Trade Extravaganza!!
Paul and Todd breakdown the impact from the bevy of trades that took place over the weekend and during Monday's deadline.
67 min
408
Trade Deadline Upon Us
Jeff (@Jeff_Erickson) and Scott (@ScottJenstad) discuss a wild weekend of free agency bidding across all fantasy leagues and break down the trades that have already happened as well as the ones that might come at the deadline.
60 min
409
Nunez & Cashner Dealt
Paul and Todd discuss the recent trades and dive into this week's Z-Files including how you can still move your ratios with more ease than you might think.
40 min
410
Lower-Level Arms On The Rise
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link look at some intriguing arms on the rise at the lower levels of the minors and grade out Ma$e on the 20-80 scouting scale.
53 min
411
NFBC 5, DVR 0
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss the holding pattern of Clayton Kershaw, the return of Joey Gallo, the complications of contenders and non-contenders making trades, and DVR's fifth annual NFBC Main Event failure!
64 min
412
Two Deals Down, Many More to Come
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss Melvin Upton Jr. to Toronto, Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs, the struggles of Ryan Madson, the promotions of David Dahl and Alex Bregman, and much more!
48 min
413
Chris Sale Wins the Weekend
Jeff (@Jeff_Erickson) and Scott (@ScottJenstad) discuss the utter craziness of the Chris Sale suspension, the Astros call-up of Alex Bregman and chat about a number of veterans who have returned to past form in 2016.
56 min
414
Are In-Season Park Factors Useful?
Paul and Todd dive into some news including Dylan Bundy as a starter and the White Sox in the trade market. Then, they discuss Todd's latest piece on in-season park factors.
50 min
415
Rookie League Risers
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link look at several rookie-level hitters on the rise and grade out Ghostface Killah on the 20-80 scouting scale.
53 min
416
Turn Off the Injuries, Please
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss the rash of bad injury updates from around the league — including a possible setback for Clayton Kershaw, Hyun-Jin Ryu’s return to the DL, another shoulder exam for Michael Brantley — and the pending ca...
61 min
417
The Deadline Approaches
With the non-waiver trade deadline on the horizon, DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss a few possibilities, including the White Sox's plans for closer David Robertson, and much more!
60 min
418
Second Half Breakouts
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad dig deep to try and find some under the radar guys who may help you out for the second half and also recap all the injuries from over the weekend.
47 min
419
Kicking Off the 2nd Half!
Paul and Todd open the second half with a rundown of the news and notes from the break including several moves for Boston, a couple sizable demotions, and multiple injury tidbits - both comings and goings.
57 min
420
Merit-Based Futures Game Rosters
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link offer up their merit-based Futures Game rosters and grade out Cam'ron on the 20-80 scouting scale.
46 min
421
Hostile Todd
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and a hostile Todd (@ToddZola) discuss the promotion of Tyler Glasnow, and hash out some of the biggest differences in their latest Top 350 rankings.
62 min
422
Rotation Woes in Detroit
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss the latest pitching woes in Detroit, Carson Cistulli's amazing call on Junior Guerra, and much more!
56 min
423
Looking Forward to the Second Half
Jeff and Scott break down some surprising first half players, try and discover a couple of sneaky potential closers in waiting and discuss their free agent pickups over the weekend.
45 min
424
Forecasting First-Half Standouts
Paul and Todd dive in on eight first-half surprising standouts to determine how valuable they might be in the second half. Names include Mark Trumbo, Josh Tomlin, and Michael Saunders.
52 min
425
Southern League Hitters Roundup
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link take a spin around the Southern League and grade out Big Pun on the 20-80 scouting scale.
47 min
426
Midseason Tough Ranks, pt. 1
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss some of their tough ranks as the July 1 update of the RotoWire Roundtable Rankings approaches, Lucas Giolito's big league debut, Brock Stewart(!) and more.
66 min
427
Aces, Hipsters, and Cuban Frenchy?
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss the recent FanGraphs piece highlighting the similarities between Yasiel Puig and Jeff Francoeur, arm trouble for the Mets, and much more!
54 min
428
Fernandez and Altuve, Good At Baseball
Jeff and Scott discuss yet another Jose Fernandez gem, talk about where Jose Altuve would slot right now near the top of a draft and recap all the action and injuries from the baseball weekend.
56 min
429
BSH with Struggling Arms
Paul & Todd play a round of buy-sell-hold with seven arms who have fallen on hard times in recent weeks including Aaron Nola, Kevin Gausman, and Jeff Samardzija.
49 min
430
SP Prospect Mock Draft
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link go back and forth in a pitching prospect mock draft, and grade out Jadakiss on the 20-80 scouting scale.
43 min
431
Klubot Strikes Again
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss the idea of stashing Yuliesky Gurriel, Corey Kluber's gem from Tuesday night, and whether it's time to pump the breaks on previous Aaron Nola hype.
61 min
432
Injuries Begin to Mount
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss the latest injury to Stephen Strasburg, the Rays' crumbling depth chart, and the Giants' increasing need to acquire a bat.
71 min
433
Fighting Through the Tech Woes
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Chris Smith (@TheFantasySmith) step in for Scott and Jeff to discuss this weekend's FAAB pick-ups and the rash of injuries league wide.
34 min
434
Surprising Arms
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss surprising arms of 2016, including Colby Lewis, John Lackey, and Steven Wright.
44 min
435
Updated Top 200 Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link discuss James' updated prospect rankings and grade out E-40 on the 20-80 scouting scale.
57 min
436
Hey, Mr. Willson!
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss the Cubs' promotion of Willson Contreras, Drew Smyly's big start from Wednesday night, another slew of mailbag questions, and much more!
55 min
437
Banged Up Bucs
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss the setback for Yu Darvish, the Pirates' banged-up rotation, take on a heavy supply of mailbag questions, and more!
71 min
438
Here Come the Rookies
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad review an extremely active week of free agent bidding, discuss the newfound velocity of James Paxton and even weigh in on the Draymond Green suspension.
64 min
439
The Most Surprising Hitter
Paul & Todd discuss some call-up and injury news before diving into some key names on Todd's Top 10 Surprising Hitters list from this week's Z-Files.
42 min
440
MLB Draft Day 1 Recap
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link recap the first two rounds of the 2016 first-year player draft.
39 min
441
Is It Podcast or Toddcast?
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss another big start from Aaron Sanchez, Mark Trumbo reaching the 20-HR mark, and the WTF season lines of Eduardo Nunez, Odubel Herrera, and Jonathan Villar.
56 min
442
Avoiding The Herd
Derek VanRiper (@DerekVanRiper) and Paul Sporer (@Sporer) discuss Jurickson Profar sticking with the Rangers, along with their efforts to avoid the herd mentality when setting expectations for James Shields in Chicago, and in many other situations.
56 min
443
Corey Seager has Arrived!
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss all the weekend baseball action, including the barrage of homers from Corey Seager and Evan Longoria, the state of young shortstops in MLB and what the Rangers will do with Jurickson Profar.
71 min
444
Beyond the Top 20
Paul and Todd go beyond Todd's recent Top-20 to discuss five intriguing arms with a mix of young and old. Among the names are Steven Matz, Jake Odorizzi, and Justin Verlander (I know, huge surprise that Paul wanted to discuss Verlander, right?)
44 min
445
Top Hitters in MLB Draft
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link discuss the top 12 hitters in this year's draft, and grade out Talib Kweli on the 20-80 scouting scale.
46 min
446
Adjusting Expectations
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss their updated rankings, including the increasing value of Jose Quintana, Johnny Cueto, and many more!
48 min
447
The Biggest Surprise Players
Paul & Todd dive in on eight of the biggest surprises so far this season and determine their value going forward. Names include Jackie Bradley Jr., Dexter Fowler, Rich Hill, and Marco Estrada!
67 min
448
Running with Villar and Marte
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss this week in free agents, talk about this season in stolen bases and recap all the news and injuries from a busy baseball weekend.
62 min
449
Top 20 Hitters Rest of Season
Paul & Todd break down Todd's top 20 hitters list from a couple weeks back and break down the process behind the rankings.
53 min
450
Southern League Pitchers
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link discuss several intriguing arms in the Southern League, and grade out Dr. Dre on the 20-80 scouting scale.
50 min
451
Another Clunker from Harvey
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss another disappointing start from Matt Harvey, Justin Verlander's recent surge, Adam Wainwright's demise, and much more.
61 min
452
Never Doubt Miggy
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss DVR's short-lived doubt of Miguel Cabrera as an elite hitter, the Mets' first base situation without Lucas Duda, the return of Joey Gallo to the big leagues, and much more!
69 min
453
Halfway to DiMaggio
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss Jackie Bradley's hitting streak, some struggling aces and update all the injury news from over the weekend.
49 min
454
Top 20 Pitchers Rest of Season
Paul (@sporer) and Todd (@toddzola) discuss Todd's top 20 pitchers for the rest of the season as well as hit on some notable omissions, some key guys on the rise, and how he values closers compared to the dollar values his calculations offer up for them.
69 min
455
Texas League Hitters Roundup
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link take a spin around the Texas League, and grade out Cappadonna on the 20-80 scouting scale.
48 min
456
The Aces Deliver
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss the ace-heavy matchups from Tuesday, Dallas Keuchel's ongoing struggles, Todd's updated top-20 hitters, and several mailbag questions.
75 min
457
Surprising Standouts on the Mound
Paul (@sporer) and Todd (@toddzola) talk about some news of the day including Tim Lincecum, Jesse Hahn, and Colin Moran before diving into their main topic: surprising SPs. They discuss the future of Drew Pomeranz, Gio Gonzalez, Rich Hill, and Marco Es...
61 min
458
Getting Rough in Texas
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss the big fight between the Blue Jays and Rangers, Danny Valencia, free agent pickups and all the injuries from over the weekend.
61 min
459
Contact Rate Buy & Sell - Take 2
PREVIOUS VERSION HAD MESSED UP. IT IS NOW FIXED. Paul Sporer (@sporer) and Todd Zola (@toddzola) discuss the Delino DeShields demotion, a handful of interesting call-ups, and then dive into Todd's latest Z Files on Contact Rate as a leading indicator...
58 min
460
Contact Rate Buy & Sell
Paul Sporer (@sporer) and Todd Zola (@toddzola) discuss the Delino DeShields demotion, a handful of interesting call-ups, and then dive into Todd's latest Z Files on Contact Rate as a leading indicator for who to buy and sell.
58 min
461
Eastern League Hitters
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link look at some notable hitters in the Eastern League, and grade out Future on the 20-80 scouting scale.
49 min
462
Pig Tiger Goes Yard Again
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss their increasing interest in Dae-ho Lee, the possibility of a bullpen role for Julio Urias, and a mailbag question examining early-season matchup data for pitchers.
58 min
463
Stras Gets Paid & Big Regrets
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss the Nats' long-term extension with Stephen Strasburg and their biggest draft-day regrets.
75 min
464
I Love It When You Call Me Big Papi
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad recap all the action and injuries from the baseball weekend and discuss a number of players including David Ortiz, Yoenis Cespedes, Adam Jones and Ryan Braun.
60 min
465
May Closer Re-Ranks
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss the line swap of Jacob deGrom and Colin Rea from Thursday night, Matt Cain's struggles, and a re-ranking of closers, including a big boost for Hector Rondon.
52 min
466
Scouting From South Bend
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link recap their recent minor league trip to South Bend, Indiana, and grade out Kanye West on the 20-80 scouting scale.
65 min
467
N-O-L-A, Nola...
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss the increased strikeout rate from Aaron Nola, the early turnaround from Shark, and some possibly incorrect preconceived notions about the bottom of the pitching pool.
56 min
468
Tough May Re-Ranks
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss tough May re-ranks including Carlos Gomez, Aledmys Diaz, Yasmany Tomas, and others. Plus, it's the second installment of Takedown Tuesday!
68 min
469
Drop It Like It's Hot?
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad take a look at some struggling players entering May and determine whether they think it is time to cut bait on them and move on.
72 min
470
Replacing Dee Gordon
Todd and Paul discuss the Gordon suspension and who you might find on the wire as a replacement as well as some trade candidates who could fill the void. They also discuss some of the intriguing new call-ups, a couple of whom debut this weekend.
43 min
471
Updated Top 200
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link discuss Jose Berrios' debut, keeper league trades, and the updated top 200, and grade out Birdman on the 20-80 scouting scale.
65 min
472
King of the Hill
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss the curious case of Rich Hill, the struggles of Justin Upton, and offer up some key tenets for trade negotiations.
54 min
473
Buxton Down, Berrios Up
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss the Twins' decision to send Byron Buxton back to the minors, the return of Kevin Gausman, and the arrival of Jose Berrios to the big leagues.
76 min
474
Hot Starts: Believer or Not?
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad take a look at some early season surprising breakouts and discuss whether or not they are buying the breakout. They also cover all the injuries from over the weekend.
62 min
475
Buy Lows & Fast Starts
Paul Sporer (@sporer) and Todd Zola (@toddzola) discuss the Blake Snell promotion, some of the buy low recommendations from David Regan's piece, and wrap up by looking at five fast starts and deciding if they buy it or not.
74 min
476
Scouting From The Seats
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link recap James' recent minor league trip, and grade out Ludacris on the 20-80 scouting scale.
58 min
477
This Pen Is Not Mightier
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss the Reds' disastrous bullpen and players who have already increased their value since draft day -- including Rays starter Drew Smyly.
55 min
478
Struggling Arms
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Paul (@Sporer) look at struggling pitchers — including Matt Harvey, Chris Archer, and Adam Wainwright — to determine the best course of action on the heels of their respective slow starts to 2016.
61 min
479
Too Early to Worry?
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss a number of struggling players who were drafted early and examine whether is it too early to worry about their performance so far.
60 min
480
It's Vince, Not Vincent
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss Javier Baez's return to the Cubs' roster, Vince Velasquez's dominant showing against San Diego, and the importance of monitoring the cut list early in the season.
46 min
481
PCL Hitters
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link look at early returns for hitters in the Pacific Coast League, and grade out the Notorious B.I.G. on the 20-80 scouting scale.
54 min
482
May's Day Before May Day?
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss the Twins' closer situation with Glen Perkins on the DL, the value of lineup position at Coors compared to lineup position elsewhere, and Tuesday's matchup between Thor and Jose Fernandez.
40 min
483
Mallex Gets the Call
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss the Dodgers' plans for Julio Urias, a clearer path to playing time for Javier Baez, the 2011 MLB Draft, the arrival of Mallex Smith, and much more!
72 min
484
Week 1 Breakdown
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss all the events from Week 1; including a rash of injuries, some interesting rookie call-ups and the early breakout performers.
69 min
485
Pitcher Predictions
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link discuss James' pitcher predictions for 2016, and grade out Shyne's tools on the 20-80 scouting scale.
56 min
486
What's the Story, Morning Glory?
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss the NFBC Main Event, another long ball from Trevor Story, and NC-17 stuff from Thor in his 2016 debut.
55 min
487
Another Disappointing Giles?
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Paul (@sporer) look back at the Monday slate, including Trevor Story's two-homer debut, shaky starts from two under-the-weather aces, and much more!
65 min
488
Opening Day is Here!
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss the start of the season and break down both of their NFBC Main Event live drafts in detail.
76 min
489
Prospect Call-Up Speculation
Paul Sporer and James Anderson discuss some Friday news including Anthony Desclafani's oblique injury, Andrew Miller's wrist, the Dodgers 5th starter role, and more. Then Paul pins James down on the estimated call-up date of several big prospects, thou...
66 min
490
Hitter Predictions
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link discuss James' predictions for MiLB hitters, and grade out Scarface's tools on the 20-80 scouting scale.
50 min
491
The One Where They Talk About Matt Davidson
Derek (@DerekVanRiper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss another round of cuts and job battle winners, including the Jays' decision to continue with Roberto Osuna as their closer, the Rockies' plans for Trevor Story, and much more!
52 min
492
Job Battles Wind Down
Derek (@DerekVanRiper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss a number of early-season job battle winners, including the rotation decisions in Anaheim, Oakland, Seattle, Arizona, and more!
58 min
493
A New Approach to Pitching Tiers; NFBC Cutline
Paul Sporer and Todd Zola discuss both of Todd's latest pieces (http://www.rotowire.com/baseball/showArticle.htm?id=27703; http://www.rotowire.com/blog/making-the-cut/) over at Rotowire. First up is his look a new way to tier pitching by ERA and Ks as ...
68 min
494
Dodger Blues & Tout Mixers
DVR (@derekvanriper) and Todd Zola (@ToddZola) discuss the latest injuries impacting the Dodgers, Roberto Osuna's desire to stay in the bullpen, and the Tout Wars mixed league auctions.
66 min
495
Recapping the Tout Wars "-Only" Leagues
Derek (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) review the AL-only and NL-only Tout Wars auctions, discuss LASIK surgery for Wilson Ramos, and the Astros' first-base situation heading into the season.
66 min
496
Those Pesky Closers
Scott Jenstad is joined by Vlad Sedler as they discuss the current state of the closer pool and the injury news from the weekend and also break down some salary cap baseball.
51 min
497
Dynasty League Rankings
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link discuss James' Dynasty League rankings, and grade out Too Short on the 20-80 scouting scale.
46 min
498
Sweeney Todd at Tout?
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd Zola (@ToddZola) discuss a few potential strategies for Tout Wars weekend including the Sweeney Plan and LIMA.
48 min
499
Cheap SP Targets & Beat DVR Recap
DVR (@derekvanriper) and Paul (@sporer) discuss cheap starting pitcher targets, and review the happenings of Monday night's Beat DVR draft in the RotoWire Online Championship.
71 min
500
Happy (Felix) Pi(e) Day!
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Jeff Erickson (@Jeff_Erickson) celebrate Pi Day by completely ignoring Felix Pie, and instead discussing the health of Corey Seager, A.J. Pollock, and more!
41 min
501
Getting the Most Out of Spring Training
Paul and Todd discuss some key elements of Spring Training and address some individual guys who could have their stock impacted by ST performance.
50 min
502
AL East Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link look at the top 10 prospects by team in the AL East, and grade out Slick Rick on the 20-80 scouting scale.
51 min
503
OBP League Adjustments & Mixed Tout Draft Review
DVR (@derekvanriper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss the adjustments necessary in making the switch from AVG to OBP in leagues, and look at the Tout Wars Mixed League Draft results from Tuesday night.
62 min
504
NL LABR Review
DVR and Paul review the NL LABR auction from the weekend, and discuss the injuries to Jhonny Peralta and Carter Capps.
106 min
505
Breaking Down the Beat Jeff Erickson League
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss some players from Scott's trip to Spring Training and break down Jeff's team in the Beat Jeff Erickson League in the NFBC Online Championship.
42 min
506
Beat Paul Sporer League Review
Paul Sporer (@sporer) is flying solo today and breaking down his Beat Paul Sporer NFBC league team.
83 min
507
AL Central Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link look at the top 10 prospects by team in the AL Central, and grade out Lil' Wayne on the 20-80 scouting scale.
49 min
508
Auction Strategy
DVR (@DerekVanRiper) and Todd (@ToddZola) discuss auction strategy, and adjustments to the projections of the key members of the Yankees' bullpen.
47 min
509
The Danger of Avocados
DVR and Paul discuss the proper technique necessary to pit an avocado, and take a trip through an array of SP3 and SP4 targets based on the current NFBC ADP report.
69 min
510
Ian Desmond, Texas Ranger
42 min
511
Todd v. the Market - Starting Pitchers
Paul Sporer (@sporer) and Todd Zola (@toddzola) discuss eight pitchers on which Todd differs from the market sharply, three he's higher on, five he's lower on. Names include: Sonny Gray, Doug Fister, Andrew Cashner, and James Shields.
53 min
512
AL West Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link look at the top 10 prospects by team in the AL West, and grade out Pharoahe Monch on the 20-80 scouting scale.
40 min
513
The Impact of DFS on Season-Long Fantasy Evalua...
DVR and Todd discuss the O's addition of Dexter Fowler, other important spring news items, and the ways that playing DFS has altered their approach in traditional season-long leagues.
72 min
514
SP Tiers
In today's episode, DVR and Paul discuss the failed deal that nearly made Jay Bruce a member of the Blue Jays, take look at the top starting pitching tiers, and open up the mailbag.
83 min
515
Breaking Down Jeff's Mixed LABR Draft
Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad conduct an in-depth breakdown of Jeff's Mixed LABR Draft and also catch on some of the early news coming out of the start of spring training.
55 min
516
Unlucky Pitchers
Paul Sporer and Todd Zola dive into Todd's recent piece on unlucky pitchers and identify a quartet of interesting names from that piece. The last of those names, Felix Hernandez, is a springboard for a conversation about LABR, using your rankings in a ...
53 min
517
NL East Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link look at the top 10 prospects by team in the NL East, and grade out Juvenile on the 20-80 scouting scale.
51 min
518
Mixed LABR Review
DVR and Todd review Tuesday night's LABR mixed draft, discuss some of Todd's greatest fears, and ponder the 2016 potential of Jurickson Profar.
73 min
519
Grammy Recap and Catcher Rankings
DVR and Paul discuss the happenings at the 2016 Grammys, take a spin around the top headlines in baseball, and break down their catcher rankings for the upcoming season.
70 min
520
Back Talking Baseball!
On the Monday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad kick off the new season by discussing how they prep for drafts, talking about some of the recent MLB news and breaking down a few interesting outfield names.
51 min
521
NL West Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and RotoWire's Clay Link discuss the top 10 prospects by team in the NL West, and grade out Nas on the 20-80 scouting scale.
55 min
522
Sun Box Score Breakdown/ Center Adds
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores for fantasy value and talk about the top center options off the waiver wire.
42 min
523
Back in the Saddle
In the first episode of the pod for 2016, DVR and Clay discuss the landing spots of the top free agent pitchers this offseason, new uniforms in Arizona, two potential free agent bargains, and more!
61 min
524
Swan Song for the Pod
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball podcast presented by DraftKings.com: In the final podcast of the regular season, Adam & Clay discuss Tuesday's spate of postponements, the returns of Jose Reyes and Maikel Franco, and the 2016 fantasy value for a num...
54 min
525
The Last Push
Tuesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: DVR and Adam discuss the fallout from the Jonathan Papelbon-Bryce Harper scuffle, a scary collision in Pittsburgh, Mat Latos to the Halos, and much more!
33 min
526
One Final Roto Week
Monday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad take a look ahead to the playoffs, break down some sneaky two-start pitchers for the final week and discuss a few lessons learned from the 2015 fantasy...
48 min
527
Mistakes Made & Learning from 2015
Paul and Doug discuss three players they missed on this year and explore the "why" behind it with each. Then they dive into some more general things they'll takeaway from 2015 as learning experiences or something to maybe note for 2016.
69 min
528
Exit Velocity
Thursday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Clay Link and Jake Letarski look at the leaders in average exit velocity and discuss the value of the stat when evaluating for fantasy.
49 min
529
Wade's the Word in KC
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast powered by DraftKings.com: Adam & Clay talk closer chances in Detroit and Kansas City, provide updates on players being shut down for the season, and answer a listener's keeper league question.
54 min
530
Back Surgery for Braunie
Tuesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: DVR and Adam discuss Ryan Braun's 2015 season and upcoming back surgery, the end of Billy Hamilton's season, and value plays for the Tuesday slate.
36 min
531
Thinking About 2016
Monday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad break down 10 interesting names from the 2015 season and discuss where they will end up in 2016 Drafts.
61 min
532
Vin For The Win
Thursday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Clay Link and Jake Letarski once again admire Vin Scully from afar, take a look at the Reds' altered rotation, and offer up their value picks for the Thursday slate.
46 min
533
No Need To Harp[er] On It
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast powered by DraftKings.com: Adam & Clay discuss Corey Kluber's impending return and his 2016 outlook and set fire to any notion that Bryce Harper shouldn't be the NL MVP.
45 min
534
Another Injury for Tulo
Tuesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: DVR and Adam discuss the latest injury for Troy Tulowitzki, adjusted expectations for Billy Hamilton, and much more!
39 min
535
Surprise, Surprise
Paul and Doug discuss 13 surprise breakouts and assess their 2016 outlook.
43 min
536
Outlaw Southpaw
Thursday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Clay Link and Jake Letarski sample the country music world's latest smash hit, consider whether Matt Adams is worth owning in single-season leagues, and offer up their value picks f...
46 min
537
Panik Attack
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: Adam and Clay tackle Tuesday's activations of Dustin Pedroia and Joe Panik, and identify the Pirates' J.A. Happ as a quality daily play for Wednesday's slate.
47 min
538
Labor Day Recap
Tuesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: DVR and Adam recap a heavy Labor Day slate, discuss the pending return of Jose Fernandez, the likely shutdown of Joe Ross, and much more!
45 min
539
Matt Harvey Drama Weekend
Monday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss all the big name injuries affecting fantasy owners down the stretch and suggest some players to pick up who may succeed in September.
47 min
540
The 2016 First Round
Paul & Doug run down their Top 12s for 2016 as of right now. Who goes 1? Is Carlos Correa a worthy first-rounder?
48 min
541
Didi And Drew Power Yanks
Thursday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Clay Link and Jake Letarski ponder Stephen Strasburg's long-term future, some streaming pitching options for this weekend, and Maikel Franco's chances of returning this season.
62 min
542
Call-Ups Rule the Day
Wednesday Fantasy Baseball Podcast powered by DraftKings.com: Adam Wolf & Clay Link analyze the stream of Sept. 1 call-ups and activations, and offer up value play pitching options for Wednesday's slate.
59 min
543
A Marte Par-tay in Seattle?
Tuesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: DVR and Adam discuss the Austin Jackson trade, Ketel Marte's raise to the top of the order in Seattle, and much more!
48 min
544
Winning in the Fantasy End Game
Monday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss the big weekends from Jake Arrieta and Edwin Encarnacion and break down some strategy on how to deal with the final month of the fantasy season.
64 min
545
Rusney Recoups Value
Thursday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Clay Link and Jake Letarski touch on Shelby Miller's scoreless streak, Javier Baez's potential September playing time, and Rusney Castillo's recent surge for Boston.
56 min
546
Fish on the Mend
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast powered by DraftKings.com: Adam & Clay talk about a trio of high-profile Marlins nearing their return to action, assess Hanley Ramirez's dalliance with first base, and offer DFS values for Wednesday's slate.
55 min
547
The Return of Wright
Tuesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: DVR and Adam discuss the Cubs' options following the injury to Jorge Soler, the Mets' explosion at the dish Monday night, Value Plays for Tuesday, and much more!
58 min
548
Breakout Performance For Raisel
Monday's RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Clay Link and Jake Letarski highlight a few Little League prospects, recap the news of the day, and discuss Raisel Iglesias' 13-strikeout game against Arizona.
55 min
549
Funnily Enough
Paul & Doug discuss pitchers on Friday's episode. More specifically, they have five who are pitching very well since the break and five who aren't and they decide how much of a change in perception each guy has undergone in their eyes. Some guys have s...
57 min
550
To Puig Or Not To Puig
Thursday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Clay Link and Jake Letarski ponder how to value Yasiel Puig moving forward, discuss Byron Buxton's potential rest-of-season value, and wonder why Derek Dietrich isn't getting more l...
59 min
551
Tough Break For Franco
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Adam Wolf and Clay Link touch on all the key items from a heavy news day, offer up some DFS value plays to consider, and suggest a couple safe waiver wire targets.
57 min
552
Who Wants to Fight CC?
Tuesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: DVR and Adam discuss the latest injury to a key member of the Cardinals, check the mailbag, and consider Value Plays for Tuesday's slate.
48 min
553
The Weekend Wars
Monday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings: DVR and Jeff discuss another injury for the Marlins, value plays for Monday, season-long waiver-wire targets, and much more!
54 min
554
Surgers and Purgers
Paul and Doug discuss 10 hitters on each end of the spectrum over the last two months: five surgers and five purgers. They discuss how much they believe the surgers and whether or not they're ready to purge the strugglers from their rosters.
42 min
555
Iwakuma Matata
Thursday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Clay Link and Jake Letarski discuss Hisashi Iwakuma's no-hitter, do some injury bookkeeping, and look at standout DFS values for the Thursday slate.
55 min
556
Late Scratch Fever
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: Adam & Clay discuss the late lineup scratches of Bryce Harper and Christian Yelich, and ponder Jose Fernandez's rest-of-season value.
51 min
557
Justified!
Paul & Doug fill-in and cover the Monday boxes plus set you up for Tuesday's DraftKings slate.
92 min
558
Jim Johnson Party Hour
Monday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad wrap up the weekend action and discuss the epic Jim Johnson meltdown, debate just how good Josh Donaldson is and try and figure out where Carlos Correa...
69 min
559
Draftking Deep-Dive
Paul Sporer & Doug Thorburn deep-dive the DraftKings slate. The go position-by-position from important to least-important by their estimation: Pitchers, Outfielders, Corners, Middle, Catcher
61 min
560
Devastation Proclamation
Thursday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Clay Link and Jake Letarski discuss Clay's wrestling alter ego, the top options on the board for DFS, and the results from Luis Severino's major league debut.
59 min
561
Savoring Severino
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: Adam & Clay discuss the promotion of the next Yankees rotation phenom, another setback for Freddie Freeman, and address a listener's trade proposal.
61 min
562
The Chia Pod
Tuesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: DVR and Adam discuss the Jayson Werth Chia Pet giveaway, injuries to Jason Kipnis and Freedie Freeman, Value Plays for Tuesday, and much more!
61 min
563
Closers on the Move
Monday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss the large number of closer roles opened up by trades and who will fill them and break down all the injury news from the weekend.
45 min
564
The Trade Deadline
Paul Sporer and Doug Thorburn deep-dive the most recent flurry of trades and focus on the big league impact of each move. They also touch on a series of pitcher injuries plus an intriguing call up in the Bronx.
56 min
565
Go-Go Or Not To Go
Thursday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Clay Link and Jake Letarski try to make sense of Wednesday night's frenzy of trade chatter and offer up their top DFS plays.
60 min
566
Tulo Heads to TDOT
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: Adam Wolf (@wolfmantweets) and Clay Link (@claywlink) recap a wild day [and early morning] on the trade front, highlighted by the Jays' stunning acquisition of Troy Tulowitzki.
56 min
567
Trade Winds Pick Up
Tuesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: DVR and Adam discuss the Mets' addition of Tyler Clippard, Rusney Castillo's opportunity following the Shane Victorino deal, Value Plays for Tuesday, and much more!
46 min
568
Bye Bye Johnny C
Monday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss the big Johnny Cueto trade by Jeff's Reds, try and figure out where Jacob deGrom and Gerrit Cole get drafted next year and update the injury st...
65 min
569
Tradewinds in the Air
Paul & Doug talk about the trio of recent trades and the very active rumor mill that promises even more trades to start the trade. They finish by concocting a few deals of their own - 1 each including a heavily rumored and 1 each of a more off-the-rada...
61 min
570
Regression Is Coming
Thursday's RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Clay Link and Jake Letarski provide updates on several injured Nats, discuss expectations for Corey Dickerson upon his return, and offer up their value picks for the Thursday slate.
63 min
571
Royal Rotation Roulette
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: Clay & Adam discuss Yordano Ventura's demotion, Mike Trout's left heel injury, and potential trade candidates.
51 min
572
Godzilla Can Pitch!
Tuesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: DVR & Adam discuss Hideki Matsui taking the mound, Ellis Island, the Cards' decision to promote Stephen Piscotty, Value Plays, and much more!
59 min
573
The Amazing Greinke
Monday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad discuss Zack Greinke's amazing run, some possible trade deadline moves and break down all the injuries from the weekend.
64 min
574
Continue or Collapse?
Paul and Doug dive into the Futures Game with some of their names-to-watch. Then they play a little game called Continue or Collapse about some big first half surprises.
78 min
575
Talkin' Derby
Thursday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Clay Link and Jake Letarski look at the participants for the 2015 Home Run Derby, recap the day's biggest news, and offer up their value picks for the Thursday slate.
63 min
576
Pencel Him In
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast powered by DraftKings.com: Adam Wolf & Clay Link discuss Hunter Pence's surprise return, touch on a couple closer situations, and talk about the demise of Chase Utley.
53 min
577
Pre-Break Injury Woes
With the All-Star break trip to Vegas on the horizon, DVR and Adam discuss injured players on the brink of returning, the odd lines of Luis Valbuena and Steven Souza, Value Plays for Tuesday, and much more!
53 min
578
Breaking Down the First Half
Jeff and Scott discuss some surprising and disappointing players from the first half of the season and wrap up all the injuries from the weekend.
56 min
579
Declaring Your Independence From...
Paul Sporer and Doug Thorburn cover some trade rumors, discuss the injury returns of Fernandez, Cain, and Moore and then play a game of Declaring Your Independence deciding whether or not to stick by some struggling studs for the remainder of '15.
53 min
580
Bobby Bonilla Day
Thursday's RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Clay Link and Jake Letarski celebrate Bobby Bonilla Day with some harsh criticism of the Mets, a recap of the day's news, and a look ahead to the best value picks of the Thursday ...
53 min
581
Roundtable Preview
Wednesday's RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Clay Link and James Anderson touch on the day's important news items and preview their individual top-350s for the upcoming RotoWire Roundtable rankings.
55 min
582
Hugging Numbers
Tuesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: DVR & Adam discuss the Phillies' decision to use sabermetrics, Dylan Bundy's latest injury, potential buy-low targets, Value Plays for Tuesday, and much more!
62 min
583
We Already Miss You Giancarlo
Scott and Jeff discuss the injury to Giancarlo Stanton, the debut of Steven Matz and wrap-up all the baseball action over the weekend.
59 min
584
Matz Coming Up for the Mets
Paul Sporer & Doug Thorburn cover injuries and call-ups in this Friday's episode before finishing up with some talk about recent hot performers: Doug Fister, Jason Heyward & Wilin Rosario
33 min
585
Aoki Not A-OK
Thursday's RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com: Clay Link and Jake Letarski recap all the important news of the day, ponder when Kyle Schwarber may return, and offer up their top DraftKings value plays.
52 min
586
More Crowded on the Range
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: Adam and Clay assess what Adrian Beltre's surprise return means, ponder the possibility of Cole Hamels wearing a Rangers uniform, and recap Tuesday's action.
61 min
587
Solo From FSTA
Tuesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: DVR checks in on the health of Freddie Freeman, offers a few Value Plays for Tuesday, and looks around the league at Monday's short slate.
20 min
588
Mad Max On Fire
Scott and Vlad discuss all the weekend's action including Max Scherzer's near Perfect Game, this week's crop of players on the waiver wire and the two-start pitchers for next week.
53 min
589
Rookie Report - Hitters
Paul rolls solo and talks some trade speculation and injury news out front and then dives into the positional player rookies going position-by-position and highlighting the better first-year players.
92 min
590
Beware of (Hot) Dog
Thursday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast, powered by DraftKings.com. Clay Link and Jake Letarski touch on Wil Myers, Corey Dickerson and Jose Altuve, and offer up their value picks for Thursday's slate.
61 min
591
Philly Phrustration
RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: Adam and Clay discuss the delayed return timetable of Jacoby Ellsbury and give a eulogy to the 2015 Philadelphia Phillies.
66 min
592
Liriano Rolls
Tuesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: DVR & Adam discuss the updated timetable for Jose Fernandez's return, Kyle Schwarber's upcoming taste of the big leagues, Francisco Liriano's dominant performance, Value Picks for T...
52 min
593
Here Come the Prospects!
Scott and Vlad discuss the call-ups of Byron Buxton and Francisco Lindor, some sneaky two start pitchers for next week and recap the injury news from the weekend.
65 min
594
Where Ya At?
Paul and Doug discuss a handful of guys who have cooled after a big April. Then they move onto a set of guys who have been down all year and for whom you might be losing faith.
64 min
595
Miller Time Over
Clay Link and Jake Letarski discuss the implications of the Andrew Miller injury, expectations for Corey Dickerson upon his return, Cameron Maybin's recent surge and much more!
62 min
596
Hesto Presto!
Adam Wolf and Clay Link discuss Chris Heston's no-hitter, Matt Holliday's injury, Jake Odorizzi's timetable and much more!
58 min
597
The Morning Show
Tuesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com -- DVR & Adam wake up early after Day 1 of the MLB Draft to discuss Value Plays for Tuesday, and the health of Edwin Encarnacion.
48 min
598
Trading Trout
Monday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: DVR and Jeff discuss the weekend's big news -- including Carlos Correa's promotion -- and DVR's attempt to deal Mike Trout away in Tout Wars.
58 min
599
An Interesting DFS Slate
Doug returns and he talks with Paul about some news around the league, how to best allocate your FAAB in an AL-Only for Trumbo, and then they deep-dive the DFS slate given how weird it is with no premium arms.
43 min
600
Trumbo On The Move
Clay Link and Jake Letarski discuss all the implications of the Mark Trumbo trade, Ryan Braun's outlook, Fernando Rodney's leash in the closer role, and much more!
59 min
601
Soler Power Down
Adam Wolf and Clay Link recap Joey Gallo's impressive debut, discuss Jorge Soler's injury and offer up their DFS value picks for Wednesday's games.
71 min
602
Hello, Gallo!
Tuesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: DVR & Adam discuss the arrival of Joey Gallo, the return of Jonathan Lucroy, and value plays for Tuesday's slate.
51 min
603
We All Believe in Stephen Vogt!
Scott and Jeff recap all the weekend's action, discuss the stand-out performers for the month of May and also wrap up all the injuries from over the weekend.
75 min
604
Big City Crumbles
Clay Link and Jake Letarski discuss Max Scherzer's incredible start to the season, Matt Adams' injury, Johnny Cueto's future, Sean Doolittle's debut and much more!
62 min
605
Brewers Ban Lightsabers
Adam Wolf and Clay Link offer up their thoughts on Star Wars nights in baseball, Matt Harvey, the top DFS value plays for Wednesday and much more!
67 min
606
Figuring Out Tough Drops
In the Monday episode, Scott Jenstad and Jeff Erickson discuss some big performances over the weekend, break down the recent injury news and debate some tough drops.
63 min
607
DFS Bonanza
Paul deep-dives the early Saturday slate of DFS in the Friday episode
48 min
608
#UmpShow Season 2
Clay Link and Jake Letarski discuss Bryce Harper's latest ejection, trade possibilities for the Dodgers and sneaky DFS plays for Thursday.
54 min
609
DL News Dominates
Clay Link and Adam Wolf recap the flurry of DL moves made Tuesday and offer up their DFS picks for Wednesday's slate.
69 min
610
The Tribe Leaves Kluber High and Dry
Tuesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast powered by DraftKings.com -- DVR & Adam discuss the pro debut of Yoan Moncada, surgery for Julio Urias, Value Picks for Tuesday, and much more!
60 min
611
Oh Those Crazy Closers
Monday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: Jeff & Scott discuss new closers in multiple locations, Shelby Miller's near no-hitter and all the weekend injury news.
60 min
612
Praise for Gray's Ks
Friday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: Paul & Doug discuss the news and note before honing in on 8 guys with outlier performances and discussing how those performances have changed the player's outlook (if at all).
63 min
613
Klubot, Activate
61 min
614
Cishek Out, Springer Looms
60 min
615
Dynasty Deals
Tuesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: DVR & Adam discuss trading in dynasty league, Value Plays for Tuesday, and much more!
69 min
616
Bryce Has Arrived!
Monday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: Scott Jenstad discusses the huge weekend performances by Bryce Harper and Michael Pineda and laments the latest Jarrod Parker injury.
36 min
617
Working for the Weekend
Friday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: Paul Sporer flies solo and gets ready the weekend.
33 min
618
Pedro Tells All
58 min
619
Early Exit for Strasburg
Adam and Clay discuss Stephen Strasburg's early exit from Tuesday's start, some potentially good news for Hanley Ramirez, and some DraftKings Value Plays for Wednesday.
66 min
620
Hanley Hits The Wall, Literally
Tuesday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast presented by DraftKings.com: DVR & Adam discuss Hanley Ramirez's shoulder injury, a setback for Anthony Rendon, and much more!
60 min
621
Astros on Fire!
Monday RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast brought to you by DraftKings.com: Jeff Erickson and Scott Jenstad talk about the fast starts of the Yankees, Astros and Cardinals and break down the week in free agent bidding.
65 min
622
Friday, Where Have You Been?
Paul Sporer gets ready for another busy weekend of baseball as the calendar flips to May.
47 min
623
Empty Arena Match
58 min
624
Where Does Tanaka Go From Here?
68 min
625
Rotation Blues
68 min
626
Those Darn Royals
38 min
627
Rollin' Solo
70 min
628
Stay In Bed, Paxton Owners
65 min
629
C. Trent Does It Again
63 min
630
Bad Brew
58 min