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RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast

The RotoWire baseball staff covers fantasy baseball year round, including draft prep, in-season strategy and much more! Hosts include: Jeff Erickson, Clay Link, James Anderson, Scott Jenstad, Todd Zola and Tim Heaney.

Sports
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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
102
Ask Rotoman and Stage 3 Hell
66 min
103
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
104
We Don't Need Another Hiura
57 min
105
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
106
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
107
Dynasty in the Making
85 min
108
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
109
Trade Tactics Debate
66 min
110
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
111
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
112
Mish, Marlins and Midseason Values
64 min
113
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
114
Skills, Streak or Slump, and Second Chances
73 min
115
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
116
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
117
Dalton Del Don on the Eve of FAAB-ageddon
60 min
118
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
119
Skills or Slumps - Slumping Pitchers Edition
65 min
120
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
121
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
122
FAAB-a-Ganza!
68 min
123
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
124
"Skills or Slump?", Hitters Edition
61 min
125
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
126
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
127
Cody Bellinger and the Player Rater
80 min
128
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
129
Starting Pitching - Skills or Streaks?
65 min
130
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
131
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
132
Living Legend Lenny Melnick
61 min
133
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
134
Skills or Streak?
60 min
135
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
136
Who Do You Trust?
66 min
137
Mike Gianella visits
63 min
138
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
139
Nola Contendere?
56 min
140
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
141
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
142
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
143
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
144
Rocky Mountain Lows
54 min
145
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
146
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
147
Talking Yang - Baseball Edition
51 min
148
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
149
Yankee-Apocalypse, Inducing Weak Contact
63 min
150
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
151
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
152
Piano Man and the Padres
75 min
153
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
154
Job Battles, Contracts and Injuries
59 min
155
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
156
Main Event Reactions
66 min
157
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
158
Collette Calls, FOMOs and Contracts
69 min
159
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
160
Tim Heaney's Tout Wars Draft
81 min
161
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
162
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
163
Auction Strategy, Tout Preview
59 min
164
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
165
Most Frequently Drafted Players
78 min
166
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
167
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
168
LABR of Love
58 min
169
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
170
Severe Setbacks for Severino and Sano?
74 min
171
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
172
Best Ball and Bryce!
52 min
173
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
174
Clayton Kershaw Panic(?) Edition
74 min
175
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
176
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
177
Joe Pisapia from The Black Book
57 min
178
Tout Wars + Shortstop Tiers
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss his first nine picks in Tout Wars Draft and Hold as well as his latest Farm Futures article.
42 min
179
Manny Machado to the Padres
60 min
180
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
181
Greg Ambrosius joins Jeff Erickson
49 min
182
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
183
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
184
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
185
Why Clay Link Won't Own Chris Sale
64 min
186
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
187
Undervalued Hitters
81 min
188
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
189
Talking Prospects With James Anderson
70 min
190
Pitchers on the Rise
63 min
191
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
192
For Richer, for Sporer
61 min
193
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
194
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
195
Joe Sheehan's Picks and Pans
60 min
196
Early ADP Risers
61 min
197
General NFBC Strategy
82 min
198
Is it Berrios or Bury-Your-Ratios?
61 min
199
Positioning To Get An Ace
63 min
200
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