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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.
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401
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
402
Pitching Prospect Draft
55 min
403
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
404
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
405
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
406
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
407
MiLB Pitcher Awards
50 min
408
The 2x Speed Version
DVR and Todd attempt to cram the full show's content into 30 minutes. Can it be done?
32 min
409
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
410
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
411
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
412
MiLB Hitter Awards
37 min
413
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
414
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
415
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
416
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
417
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
418
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
419
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
420
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
421
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
422
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
423
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
424
Crumbling Miggy
DVR and Tim discuss more back issues for Miguel Cabrera, rare good news for the Mets, and much more!
54 min
425
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
426
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
427
First Base Prospect Conundrum
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss his latest Farm Futures article.
36 min
428
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
429
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
430
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
431
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
432
Ranking the Farm Systems
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to discuss his latest organizational rankings.
48 min
433
Stupid Experiment Over
DVR and Todd remember Freddie Freeman's time as a third baseman, discuss Ozzie Albies' potential, and much more!
61 min
434
Wheeling & Dealing
DVR and Tim discuss the slew of deals that went down prior to the non-waiver trade deadline.
58 min
435
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
436
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
437
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
438
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
439
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
440
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
441
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
442
Road Trip Report
Lead prospect writer James Anderson joins MLB Editor Clay Link to recap his recent minor-league trip.
60 min
443
Deals Going Down
DVR and Todd discuss the Todd Frazier deal, J.D. Martinez's move to Arizona, and much more!
56 min
444
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
445
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
446
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
447
Updated Dynasty League Rankings
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link discuss James' updated dynasty league rankings.
36 min
448
At the Break
DVR and Todd discuss a slew of topics heading into the final weekend before the All-Star break.
58 min
449
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
450
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
451
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
452
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
453
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
454
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
455
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
456
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
457
California League Roundup
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link take a spin around the Cal League.
42 min
458
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
459
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
460
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
461
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
462
MLB Draft Review
Lead prospect writer James Anderson and MLB Editor Clay Link break down the draft from a fantasy perspective.
42 min
463
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
464
Bad Odor
DVR and Tim ponder trade scenarios for the struggling Rougned Odor, and much more!
64 min
465
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
466
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
467
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
468
Scooter's Four-Homer Game
DVR and Todd discuss Scooter Gennett's big night, another injury for Adrian Beltre, and much more!
56 min
469
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
470
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
471
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
472
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
473
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
474
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
475
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
476
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
477
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
478
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
479
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
480
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
481
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
482
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
483
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
484
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
485
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
486
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
487
Emerging Upside Arms
James Anderson and Clay Link discuss several arms on the rise at the lower levels of the minor leagues.
33 min
488
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
489
Caving on Cahill
DVR and Tim discuss another good outing from Trevor Cahill, Alex Wood's value, and other starting pitcher surprises.
57 min
490
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
491
Most Famous Lew
DVR & Todd discuss encyclopedias, Lew Ford, two-start pitchers for the upcoming week, and more!
63 min
492
International League Roundup
James Anderson and Clay Link take a spin through the International League.
45 min
493
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
494
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
495
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
496
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
497
Pacific Coast League Roundup
James Anderson and Clay Link take a spin around the PCL.
42 min
498
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
499
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
500
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