RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast

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

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Top 400 Risers & Fallers
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss Seth Beer, Trent Grisham, Matt Thaiss, Brendan Rodgers, Triston McKenzie and other notable risers and fallers from James' latest Top-400 update.
53 min
102
Second-Half X-Factors
68 min
103
Second Half Strategy
Jeff and Scott talk second half fantasy strategy dealing the trade deadline and free agents, break down the injuries of the weekend and discuss many players including Lance Lynn, Yuli Gurriel and Matt Olson.
68 min
104
Let The Kids (Resume) Play
Todd Zola joins Clay Link to discuss their All-Star break activities, tough lineup decisions heading into the weekend and two-start pitchers for the week of July 15.
68 min
105
Looking Ahead to the Second Half
Jeff and Scott talk second half strategy, free agent pickups of the weekend and give their second half thoughts on a number of intriguing players including Noah Syndergaard, Vlad Guerrero, Jr and more.
62 min
106
First-Half Finale
Todd Zola and Clay Link touch on a variety of topics including the Astros' rotation, the Cubs' second-base spot, the Diamondbacks' bullpen and much more!
42 min
107
Top J-2 Prospects
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss Jose Urquidy's debut, MacKenzie Gore's stellar first half and the top prospects from this year's July 2 international signing class.
38 min
108
One SMART podcast
57 min
109
Offensive Fireworks in London
Jeff and Scott break down a fun and wild weekend in baseball, including the Crazy Yankees-Red Sox series, the Padres outfield, Gerrit Cole and all the free agent pickups.
82 min
110
Wade Davis On Thin Ice
Jeff Erickson joins Clay Link for a special Friday evening show! They discuss Wade Davis' job security, possible Tim Anderson replacements, Brendan McKay plus two-start pitchers for the week of July 1.
68 min
111
Bullpen Blitzkrieg Bop
79 min
112
Top 400 Update!
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the more notable risers from his latest Top 400 update.
49 min
113
Tim Heaney Walks Into a Bar
68 min
114
A Pitching Heavy FAAB Weekend
Jeff and Scott break down a pitching heavy week in FAAB, a slew of big name injuries and some surprising players making a splash as of late.
78 min
115
A Test Week for Giolito
Todd Zola joins Clay Link to discuss his latest article and two-start options for the week of June 24. Among those options is Lucas Giolito, who will be put to the test with tough matchups against Boston and Minnesota.
69 min
116
Twins Fever!
62 min
117
Short-Season/Rookie Hitters
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to go over his Short-Season/Rookie Hitter Index, which is up now at RotoWire.com.
47 min
118
Getting Shifty
65 min
119
Yordan Alvarez bidding, Edwin Encarnacion trade
70 min
120
Updated Rankings + Two-Start Pitchers
Todd Zola joins Clay Link to discuss some notable ranks on Clay's updated cheat sheet as well as two-start pitchers for the week of June 17!
63 min
121
Jonah Keri on Paddack, Riley, Kuechel and More!
58 min
122
It's (Still) Stashing Season
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the top stash candidates still in the minor leagues.
50 min
123
Skills, Slump or Santana
56 min
124
Yordan Starts With a Boom
Jeff and Scott discuss the call-up of Yordan Alvarez, all the weekend injuries, free agent bids and much more, including Byron Buxton, Jesse Winker and Walker Buehler.
65 min
125
Two-Start Pitchers - Week of June 10
Todd Zola joins Clay Link to discuss Craig Kimbrel's ETA to Chicago, Michael Chavis' struggles and two-start options for the week of June 10!
71 min
126
Ask Rotoman and Stage 3 Hell
66 min
127
MLB Draft Review!
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to recap the first few rounds of the MLB Draft and discuss where the top picks are slotting into his Top 400.
51 min
128
We Don't Need Another Hiura
57 min
129
Time to Drop Miggy C?
Jeff and Scott talk about the weekend in baseball, including Miguel Cabrera's injury, Lucas Giolito's dominance, Matt Chapman's mergence, the Cardinals closing situation and much more.
56 min
130
Second Chance Recap + Two-Start Pitchers!
Todd Zola joins Clay Link to discuss Derek Dietrich's insane start, Todd's NFBC Second Chance draft and two-start pitchers for the week of June 3.
65 min
131
Dynasty in the Making
85 min
132
Prospect News + MLB Draft Preview
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss Forrest Whitley, Zach Plesac and others, plus a look ahead to next week's first-year player draft!
50 min
133
Trade Tactics Debate
66 min
134
The Twins Keep Mashing
Jeff and Scott discuss the Twins offense, a couple of struggling Indians arms, the success of Brandon Woodruff and Jake Odorizzi, FAAB adds and much, more more.
67 min
135
More Prospects + Two-Start Pitchers
Todd Zola joins Clay Link to discuss Cavan Biggio, Kevin Cron, Josh Naylor plus two-start options for the week of May 27!
58 min
136
Mish, Marlins and Midseason Values
64 min
137
Prospect Q&A
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to answer all kinds of prospect-related questions from the fantasy baseball community.
35 min
138
Skills, Streak or Slump, and Second Chances
73 min
139
A FAAB-ulous Sunday Night
Jeff and Scott take a deep look at all the players involved in a much anticipated weekend of free agent bidding that fully lived up to the hype.
69 min
140
A Wild Week
Todd Zola joins Clay Link to discuss the latest wave of prospect callups, news from around Major League Baseball and two-start pitchers for the week of May 20.
58 min
141
Dalton Del Don on the Eve of FAAB-ageddon
60 min
142
Callups + Top 400 Update!
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss this latest wave of callups plus James' comprehensive Top 400 update.
57 min
143
Skills or Slumps - Slumping Pitchers Edition
65 min
144
Springer On Fire
Jeff and Scott break down all free agent bidding this weekend, recap a few injuries and discuss the large starts of George Springer, Kirby Yates, Hyun-Jin Ryu and others.
77 min
145
More Callups + Two-Start Pitchers
Todd Zola joins Clay Link to discuss J.P. Crawford, Shed Long, Chris Martin, Hunter Pence and two-start pitchers for the week of May 13!
61 min
146
FAAB-a-Ganza!
68 min
147
Prospect Mailbag!
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to answer a number of prospect-related questions from the Twitterverse.
50 min
148
"Skills or Slump?", Hitters Edition
61 min
149
Aggressive Rookie Bidding Strikes Again
Jeff and Scott discuss the aggressive free agency bids on Nate Lowe and Griffin Canning, recap all the injuries form the weekend and discuss the starts of Caleb Smith, Mike Minor and Rougned Odor.
62 min
150
Senzel + Two-Start Pitchers!
Todd Zola joins Clay Link to discuss Nick Senzel, Corey Kluber, Miguel Andujar, two-start options for the week of May 6 and much more.
56 min
151
Cody Bellinger and the Player Rater
80 min
152
Hitters & Pitchers to Stash
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss Cavan Biggio, Luis Urias, Zac Gallen, Dylan Cease and other prospects to stash in redraft leagues.
48 min
153
Starting Pitching - Skills or Streaks?
65 min
154
Rookie Call-ups and Closer Shake-ups
Jeff and Scott break down another active week of free agent bidding full of rookies and new possible closers and also cover all the injuries from the weekend of baseball.
75 min
155
Happy Vlad Jr. Day!
Todd Zola joins Clay Link to discuss Vlad Guerrero Jr.'s arrival, Michael Chavis, two-start pitchers for the week of April 29 plus where some of the early-season overachievers should be taken if we were drafting today.
62 min
156
Living Legend Lenny Melnick
61 min
157
This Week's Risers
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss a number of prospects rising up his Top 400 list!
34 min
158
Skills or Streak?
60 min
159
Injuries Running Rampant
Jeff and Scott discuss an insane weekend of injuries and then break down an extremely active free agent bidding period.
78 min
160
Who Do You Trust?
66 min
161
Mike Gianella visits
63 min
162
Hitters Within Striking Distance
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss some lesser-known hitters who are making noise at the upper levels of the minor leagues.
47 min
163
Nola Contendere?
56 min
164
Georgia On Our Minds
Jeff and Scott talk about their trip to the Masters and SunTrust Park and also break down many intriguing players from the first three weeks of the season, including Austin Meadows, Nick Pivetta and Fernando Tatis, Jr.
68 min
165
Homers Galore!
Todd Zola joins Clay Link to discuss 2019's absurd home-run pace, Ozzie Albies' contract extension, Mike Trout's injury, two-start pitchers and much more.
63 min
166
Are they for Real?
John McKechnie (@Johnnymckechs) steps in with Todd Zola (@ToddZola) to break down some notable early season pitching performances and determine if they're for real.
73 min
167
MiLB Week 1 Takeaways
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss a number of prospects who have caught his eye during the first week of minor-league play!
50 min
168
Rocky Mountain Lows
54 min
169
A Wild Weekend of FAAB Bidding
Jeff and Scott discuss a heavy week of FAAB pickups across all leagues, a number of weekend injuries and some hot and cold starters to begin the 2019 season.
58 min
170
One Week In
Todd Zola joins Clay Link to discuss takeaways from the first week of the baseball season, injuries, two-start pitchers and much more!
57 min
171
Talking Yang - Baseball Edition
51 min
172
Full-Season Assignments
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss a variety of topics, including the more notable level assignments for top prospects.
44 min
173
Yankee-Apocalypse, Inducing Weak Contact
63 min
174
Finally, Some Real Games!
Jeff and Scott jump into the first weekend of real games, discuss all the free agent pickups across their leagues and talk about a couple players they might already have some concerns about.
66 min
175
Two-Start Pitchers!
Todd Zola and Clay Link offer up their Opening Day observations and look ahead to two-start pitchers for the week of April 1.
63 min
176
Piano Man and the Padres
75 min
177
Special guest Ian Kahn!
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins Ian Kahn and Clay Link to discuss Fernando Tatis Jr. expectations, Tout Wars H2H and more!
44 min
178
Job Battles, Contracts and Injuries
59 min
179
Intro to Daily Fantasy Baseball
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper break down the basics of daily fantasy baseball, including how some daily lineup-building strategies are similar to season-long auctions and drafts, and which important season-long stats aren't as applicable for daily play.
70 min
180
Main Event Reactions
66 min
181
News Extravaganza
Todd Zola joins Clay Link to discuss Chris Sale's extension, Nick Senzel's ETA, the Dodgers' starting rotation, the Brewers' bullpen and much more!
60 min
182
Collette Calls, FOMOs and Contracts
69 min
183
MiLB Hitter Predictions
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss the Eloy Jimenez extension and offers up 20 predictions for top hitting prospects.
49 min
184
Tim Heaney's Tout Wars Draft
81 min
185
AL Tout, NFBC Main Event Week 1 and Outfielders...
Jeff and Scott discuss results from AL Tout as well as NFBC Weekend One and then delve into some of the more interesting outfielders.
69 min
186
Regression Candidates -- Pitchers
DVR and Todd discuss regression candidates on the pitching side, and a few more auction tips ahead of Tout Wars weekend.
68 min
187
Auction Strategy, Tout Preview
59 min
188
Anticipating Callup Dates
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss his latest article in which he takes a shot at predicting the precise arrival dates for the game's top prospects.
44 min
189
Most Frequently Drafted Players
78 min
190
Intriguing Names in the Middle Infield
Jeff and Scott hit on some spring news with Vlad Guerrero and Pete Alonso and then take an in-depth look at many of the intriguing and polarizing players in the middle infield.
83 min
191
Regression Candidates -- Hitters
DVR and Todd discuss progress for Jimmy Nelson, a spring gem from Freddy Peralta, and hitters with regression concerns entering 2019.
64 min
192
LABR of Love
58 min
193
Ranking the Rookies
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to recap the AL LABR auction and discuss his Rookie Tiers article.
53 min
194
Severe Setbacks for Severino and Sano?
74 min
195
Coming Back with Corners and Closers
Jeff and Scott talk some early spring injury news and then discuss a number of players at both corner infield positions as well as the wild closer market of 2019.
68 min
196
Best Ball and Bryce!
52 min
197
TGFBI + OF Tiers
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss The Great Fantasy Baseball Invitational Champions League, Chris Paddack, Forrest Whitley, Nick Senzel, outfield tiers and much more!
46 min
198
Clayton Kershaw Panic(?) Edition
74 min
199
Keeper Thoughts w/Ian Kahn
Ian Kahn joins DVR to discuss his process in choosing keepers, leveraging the re-draft market on the trade front in long-term leagues, and more!
56 min
200
Marwin is a Twin
DVR and Todd discuss Marwin Gonzalez's move to Minnesota, early spring injuries for Sonny Gray and Mike Soroka, a frustrated Clayton Kershaw, the possibility of Trea Turner stealing more bases, how to handle draft season helium, and more!
63 min