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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Chasing Wins, Rebuilding Jays
Fred Zinkie of Yahoo joins Jeff Erickson to discuss the Jays' rebuild and the misery of chasing wins.
59 min
202
Top 15 Pitchers Under 26
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link discuss James' latest article in which he ranks the top 15 pitchers under the age of 26!
49 min
203
Stolen Bases Special
53 min
204
The Summer of J Ram Ends Early
Jeff and Scott talk about a number of free agents pickups for the final five weeks, the unfortunate Jose Ramirez injury and what it means for his ADP in 2020 and much more, including Sean Manaea, Trevor Bauer and bad uniforms.
69 min
205
Two-Start Pitchers - Week of Aug. 26
Todd Zola and Clay Link discuss a number of free-agent pickups from the RotoWire staff leagues, including Jake Fraley, Nick Solak and Tony Gonsolin, and run through the two-starting pitching options for next week!
61 min
206
Liss's Lessons Learned
45 min
207
Top 15 Hitters Under 23
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link discuss James' latest article in which he ranks the top 15 hitters under the age of 23 -- an insanely talented group of young players.
62 min
208
Closers for 2020
53 min
209
Six Weeks To Go!
Jeff and Scott discuss free agent pickups who can help you out for the final six weeks, break down a plethora of injuries and talk about big weekend performances from Rafael Devers, Griffin Canning and more.
70 min
210
Two-Start Pitcher Grades
Todd Zola joins Clay Link to discuss The Great Fantasy Baseball Invitational, Fernando Tatis Jr.'s injury, Aaron Judge's slump and two-start pitchers for the week of Aug. 19!
58 min
211
Advanced Fantasy Analytics
63 min
212
September Callup Candidates
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link look ahead to September! They discuss players likely to get the call up and those who seem unlikely but may have a chance to debut before the end of 2019.
51 min
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A First Look at 2020
61 min
214
Working the Waiver Wire Down the Stretch
Jeff and Scott look at a bunch of free agent names that can help you down the stretch in your league and discuss many players, including Ronald Acuna's quest to be the top overall pick in 2020.
53 min
215
Aquino Makes a Statement
Todd Zola joins Clay Link to discuss Bo Bichette's history-making start, Aristides Aquino's 118-mph homer plus two-start pitchers for the week of Aug. 12!
58 min
216
Special Guest Brent Hershey!
Brent Hershey of BaseballHQ joins RotoWire MLB Editor Clay Link to talk First Pitch Arizona, the juiced ball, news and notes from around MLB and Brent's thoughts on some of the top prospects in the game.
49 min
217
Ranking the Farm Systems
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss his latest article in which he ranks all 30 farm systems in baseball!
65 min
218
Second Half Heroes
64 min
219
Bidding on Bichette, Closers and Multiple Rookies
Jeff and Scott talk through a very busy weekend of free agent bidding and also talk Shane Bieber, Joe Musgrove, Yu Darvish and all the injuries from over the weekend.
75 min
220
Deadline Aftermath
Todd Zola joins Clay Link to discuss the ripple effects created by the trade deadline, potential free-agent adds and two-start pitchers for the week of Aug. 5!
58 min
221
Trade Deadline Review
58 min
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Deadline Deals & Dynasty Risers
Lead prospect analyst James Anderson is joined by the great Ian Kahn to discuss the trade deadline and a few notable risers on Ian's top-400 dynasty rankings.
73 min
223
A Giant Mets Mess
54 min
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The Trade Deadline Starts to Heat up
Scott and guest Brian Slack from BaseballHQ talk about the Marcus Stroman trade, break down an interesting week of free agency including multiple open closer spots and discuss a number of players including Masahiro Tanaka and Andrew Benintendi.
83 min
225
Break Glass In Case of Emergency
Todd Zola joins Clay Link to discuss the Dodgers' catching situation, the most recent wave of MLB callups and two-start pitchers for the week of July 29!
59 min
226
Snell, Gallo and Tons More w/ Jason Collette
Jason Collette of RotoWire and The Sleeper and the Bust co-hosts! Jason and Clay Link discuss Blake Snell, Joey Gallo, the return of Yasmany Tomas and the changing trade market ahead of next week's deadline.
51 min
227
Burning Prospect Questions
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to touch on a number of prospect-related questions and discuss a couple of their favorite commercial hip-hop jams.
48 min
228
Mistakes Made in Trade Negotiations
Todd Zola and Tim Heaney discuss some third baseman, closer specs, possible August call-ups and fantasy trade negotiation mistakes.
64 min
229
The Gurriels Never Get Out
Jeff and Scott talk about all the popular FAAB pickups from the weekend and discuss a number of players including Shohei Ohtani, Ramon Laureano, Austin Riley and much more
70 min
230
An Unusual Friday
On their second attempt at recording, Todd Zola and Clay Link discuss Andres Munoz, the Giants' deadline plans, the state of the stolen base in today's game and two-start pitchers for the week of July 22!
57 min
231
The Pitching Nightmare Continues
62 min
232
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
233
Second-Half X-Factors
68 min
234
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
235
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
236
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
237
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
238
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
239
One SMART podcast
57 min
240
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
241
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
242
Bullpen Blitzkrieg Bop
79 min
243
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
244
Tim Heaney Walks Into a Bar
68 min
245
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
246
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
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Twins Fever!
62 min
248
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
249
Getting Shifty
65 min
250
Yordan Alvarez bidding, Edwin Encarnacion trade
70 min
251
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
252
Jonah Keri on Paddack, Riley, Kuechel and More!
58 min
253
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
254
Skills, Slump or Santana
56 min
255
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
256
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
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Ask Rotoman and Stage 3 Hell
66 min
258
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
259
We Don't Need Another Hiura
57 min
260
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
261
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
262
Dynasty in the Making
85 min
263
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
264
Trade Tactics Debate
66 min
265
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
266
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
267
Mish, Marlins and Midseason Values
64 min
268
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
269
Skills, Streak or Slump, and Second Chances
73 min
270
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
271
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
272
Dalton Del Don on the Eve of FAAB-ageddon
60 min
273
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
274
Skills or Slumps - Slumping Pitchers Edition
65 min
275
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
276
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
277
FAAB-a-Ganza!
68 min
278
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
279
"Skills or Slump?", Hitters Edition
61 min
280
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
281
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
282
Cody Bellinger and the Player Rater
80 min
283
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
284
Starting Pitching - Skills or Streaks?
65 min
285
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
286
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
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Living Legend Lenny Melnick
61 min
288
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
289
Skills or Streak?
60 min
290
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
291
Who Do You Trust?
66 min
292
Mike Gianella visits
63 min
293
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
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Nola Contendere?
56 min
295
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
296
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
297
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
298
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
299
Rocky Mountain Lows
54 min
300
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