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!

Sports
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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
202
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
203
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
204
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
205
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
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One SMART podcast
57 min
207
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
208
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
209
Bullpen Blitzkrieg Bop
79 min
210
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
211
Tim Heaney Walks Into a Bar
68 min
212
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
213
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
215
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
216
Getting Shifty
65 min
217
Yordan Alvarez bidding, Edwin Encarnacion trade
70 min
218
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
219
Jonah Keri on Paddack, Riley, Kuechel and More!
58 min
220
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
221
Skills, Slump or Santana
56 min
222
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
223
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
225
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
226
We Don't Need Another Hiura
57 min
227
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
228
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
229
Dynasty in the Making
85 min
230
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
231
Trade Tactics Debate
66 min
232
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
233
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
234
Mish, Marlins and Midseason Values
64 min
235
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
236
Skills, Streak or Slump, and Second Chances
73 min
237
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
238
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
239
Dalton Del Don on the Eve of FAAB-ageddon
60 min
240
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
241
Skills or Slumps - Slumping Pitchers Edition
65 min
242
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
243
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
244
FAAB-a-Ganza!
68 min
245
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
246
"Skills or Slump?", Hitters Edition
61 min
247
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
248
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
249
Cody Bellinger and the Player Rater
80 min
250
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
251
Starting Pitching - Skills or Streaks?
65 min
252
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
253
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
254
Living Legend Lenny Melnick
61 min
255
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
256
Skills or Streak?
60 min
257
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
258
Who Do You Trust?
66 min
259
Mike Gianella visits
63 min
260
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
261
Nola Contendere?
56 min
262
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
263
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
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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
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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
266
Rocky Mountain Lows
54 min
267
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
268
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
269
Talking Yang - Baseball Edition
51 min
270
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
271
Yankee-Apocalypse, Inducing Weak Contact
63 min
272
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
273
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
274
Piano Man and the Padres
75 min
275
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
276
Job Battles, Contracts and Injuries
59 min
277
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
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Main Event Reactions
66 min
279
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
280
Collette Calls, FOMOs and Contracts
69 min
281
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
282
Tim Heaney's Tout Wars Draft
81 min
283
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
284
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
285
Auction Strategy, Tout Preview
59 min
286
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
287
Most Frequently Drafted Players
78 min
288
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
289
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
290
LABR of Love
58 min
291
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
292
Severe Setbacks for Severino and Sano?
74 min
293
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
294
Best Ball and Bryce!
52 min
295
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
296
Clayton Kershaw Panic(?) Edition
74 min
297
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
298
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
299
Joe Pisapia from The Black Book
57 min
300
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