Fantasy Baseball Today Podcast

It's the most comprehensive Fantasy Baseball Podcast you'll find. We're dedicated to helping you win your league while keeping you entertained at the same time. Find out who to add, drop, start and sit while getting the best advice every day.

Fantasy Baseball Today Podcast

It's the most comprehensive Fantasy Baseball Podcast you'll find. We're dedicated to helping you win your league while keeping you entertained at the same time. Find out who to add, drop, start and sit while getting the best advice every day.

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  • 04/22: Injury Replacements, Weekend Standouts, and Waiver Adds (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Everything from the weekend's games, including injury replacements you need to know about. Plus, should we stop doubting these guys? 

Episodes of This Show

  • 04/19: Double Dongs, Most Added, Week 5 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Who is our favorite two-start pitcher for Fantasy Week 5 (2:30)? Spoiler alert: It's Luke Weaver. Are we buying what we've seen in his last two starts? And who stood out on Thursday (5:45)? We'll cover Mike Soroka, Ryan McMahon, and a SP that is only owned in 8% of CBS leagues ... News and notes (14:16), and we revisit some concerns we had in Spring Training to see how they are playing out thus far (21:00). From Patrick Corbin's fastball to velocity issues for several closers to Garrett Hampson's playing time ... A couple of big time hitters are off to bad starts (31:40), the Dropometer returns (35:40), we look at the Most Added list (40:00), discuss Joey Votto (44:40) and Mike Clevinger among others, preview two-start pitchers (55:40) and weekend streamers at the end of the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/18: Ranking Infielders, Trade Talk, SPs to Add (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We start the show with our thoughts on Frankie Montas and whether he needs to be added. Then we get into the MLB news (7:05) with a Francisco Lindor update, an A.J. Minter discussion, a debate about Joey Votto's Hall of Fame credentials and a plan for Nick Pivetta owners ... Yesterday's standouts (15:51) including Kevin Gausman, Cole Hamels and Hunter Dozier. And let's discuss some transactions we've made lately (23:30) and rank some infielders (26:00). Are Brandon Lowe and Tim Anderson legit? ... Bullpen updates (33:15) and then some trade talk (37:40)! Buy low, sell high and buy high. How are we feeling about Chris Sale? We also discuss guys who are off to a great start (46:40) such as Jorge Polanco and Jake Arrieta. And Grade the Trade at the end of the show! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/17: Tue. Recap and Fill in the Blank! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Aces living up to expectations, aces falling short, and maybe-aces making the leap. We discuss Chris Sale's mixed start against the Yankees, and debate him vs. Tyler Glasnow. Is Glasnow this year's Blake Snell? Is Jose Quintana back? Drop Robbie Ray? Plus fill-in-the-blank, Mike Minor's great start, Yoan Moncada's homers and your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/16: Struggling Pitchers, Kershaw Returns, Early Trends (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Beginning the show with a discussion (2:06) about Yu Darvish, Raisel Iglesias, Noah Syndergaard and Aaron Nola. Whose struggles appear to be legit? Is Darvish just going to throw as hard as possible going forward? And what did we make of Clayton Kershaw's return (12:00)? ... MLB news (16:45) as we take a look at the PHI bullpen and weird Paul Goldschmidt splits. Plus, some 2018 trends are continuing into 2019 (21:50). Christian Yelich is a power hitter, Kris Bryant and Freddie Freeman are not. Joey Gallo has batting average issues ... We answer your questions about Peeps (34:50), Hunter Dozier (39:22), Travis Shaw and more. We also discuss stash candidates (42:00), players you shouldn't have given up on (45:30) and yesterday's SPs (53:00) like Yusei Kikuchi, Luis Castillo, Freddy Peralta and Joey Lucchesi ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/15: Weekend Roundup - Are We Buying These Hitters? (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Scott gives you one hitter (1:25) and one SP (5:43) to add to begin the show. And we discuss which surprising hitters we are buying into (9:15). Freddy Galvis? Alex Gordon? Leonys Martin? ... Weekend standouts (17:40) including Chris Paddack and Elvis Andrus. We also look at the Most Added list (23:00) and bullpen developments (28:00) in BOS, MIL, MIN and more ... Some more talk about hitters (33:33) and then we focus on SPs (37:40) for the final 25 minutes of the show. What's going on with Carlos Carrasco and Corey Kluber? Are there any sell high candidates? Which SPs are we recommending to add? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/12: Thu. Recap, Most Added, Week 4 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Plenty of talk about Jose Ramirez's struggles, Pete Alonso's prowess (7:25), Walker Buehler's slow start (10:00) and Jose Quintana's awesome outing (14:41) ... News and notes (17:31) as we are not loving that Ozzie Albies contract. Plus we've got "Hey, Real Quick" (26:15) as we debate Khris Davis vs. Kris Bryant and Trevor Story vs. Adalberto Mondesi. We also take a look at the Most Added list (28:33) ... Some odd early trends (33:55) from the first few weeks of the season. Matthew Boyd leads MLB in Ks! David Peralta hasn't walked yet! Then it's Buy or Sell (39:00), a Thursday recap (45:45) and hitting advice plus two-start pitchers for Week 4 (50:00) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/11: Rankings Disputes, Trade Talk, Pivetta/Darvish (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Is it time to drop Nick Pivetta and Yu Darvish? Should Trevor Richards be owned in all leagues? These are just a couple of the questions we answer at the top of the show as we rave about Collin McHugh and Tyler Glasnow (5:30), provide more Wednesday standouts and give you some deep league players who are making a case for mixed leagues (14:30) ... Concerned about James Paxton or Jose LeClerc (20:24)? Would we rather have Clayton Kershaw or Vladimir Guerrero Jr. rest of season (23:30)? Which prospects do you need to know about (26:40)? ... Buy low (28:00), sell high (30:50) and buy high players (35:00) and then we have rankings disputes (38:10) for a couple of infielders and a young SP. We finish the show with the leftovers from Wednesday (46:00) which includes Slump Busters, the Legitometer and your leaders in saves ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/10: Worryometer Wednesday! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Chris Sale, Aaron Nola, Justin Turner, Jose Ramirez, Stephen Strasburg and other potentially worrisome players to talk about as we break out the Worryometer to begin the show. But it's not all bad news! We're pumped about Max Fried (15:26) and Luis Castillo (22:00). And how do we feel about Austin Meadows and Anthony Swarzak? ... Pitcher problems (28:40)! Reacting to the news on Luis Severino, Jon Lester and Mike Clevinger. Then we've got "Hey, Real Quick" (33:20), bullpen updates (35:40) and your emails (38:30) about Travis Shaw, Kolten Wong, Byron Buxton and others ... What is Cody Bellinger's value (44:40)? Grade the Trade (47:10), SP talk and deep league guys to end the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/09: Mighty Mariners, Rockin' Rookies, Sneaky Storylines and Who to Drop (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Let's talk about some Monday standouts like Daniel Vogelbach (1:30), Trevor Cahill (4:00) and Jonathan Villar (7:32). We also react to Luis Severino's setback (11:40) and more MLB news ... Who should you drop this early in the season (20:42)? Brian Dozier? Miguel Cabrera? Adam Eaton? We take you through a list of candidates. Then we're All About Alliteration with our Bashing Breakouts (32:00), Mighty Mariners (37:50), Rockin' Rookies (41:00) and Sneaky Storylines (43:50) like Buster Posey's K rate, Willson Contreras' great start and Jesus Aguilar's lack of HRs ... An awesome edition of Team Name Tuesday (49:30)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/08: Weekend Roundup - Standout Hitters (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Hitters like Mike Trout, Cody Bellinger and Gary Sanchez seemed to dominate the weekend. But let's not forget Jay Bruce, Yandy Diaz and Clint Frazier among others. We discuss the weekend standouts (1:25), Clayton Kershaw's value (4:22), who we added and dropped (6:55) and the Most Added list (24:15) ... Big news (33:45) on Jeremy Jeffress and more. Then we give you some options if you're looking for a one-start streamer (38:25) and some options if you're looking to drop a SP (42:40). Is it time to drop Jose Quintana? Rick Porcello? ... More hitters to know about (46:00) and SP talk (49:30) for the final 10 minutes of the show. We discuss Joe Musgrove, Kyle Hendricks, Chris Paddack, Walker Buehler, Nick Pivetta and so many more including deep league options ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/05: Overreactions; Most Added; Week 2 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Have we made any interesting add/drops recently (2:10)? Why, yes we have! And we'll tell you why we're interested in Max Fried, Jordan Zimmermann, Jake Odorizzi and more. And are we adding Spencer Turnbull (11:24)? ... News and notes (19:24) with a Vlad update and lineup notes. Then it's time for some possible overreactions (21:30). Is Gary Sanchez once again the top catcher? Is Trevor Bauer the best SP? Is Robinson Cano done? ... We play "Are They Bad?" (32:00) with Joey Votto, Luke Voit and others. We also review Thursday's standouts (47:10) and the Most Added list before previewing Week 3 with two-start pitchers (52:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/04: "Are They Good?"; Trade Talk; Regulators (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Beginning with big news on Jeremy Jeffress, Francisco Lindor and potential opportunities for Jose Martinez and Christian Walker. Then we ask "Are They Good?" for surprising studs at second base (7:23), shortstop (10:00), starting pitcher (11:24) and first base/outfield (18:45). We discuss Kike Hernandez, Yoan Moncada, Matt Boyd, Matt Shoemaker, Trey Mancini and so many more ... Bullpen news (25:00)! What's going on in the BOS, STL, PHI and MIN bullpens? Then it's time for Buy Low (31:55), Sell High (37:34) and players we're actually concerned about (41:30) ... Dropometer (50:00) for SPs like Nathan Eovaldi, Jon Lester and Robbie Ray and then the Fantasy Regulators are back (56:50)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/03: Turner Gets Hurt, Sale Struggles, Greinke Rebounds and More (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Starting the show with a minor freak out about Chris Sale's velocity. What's going on with Sale and how should you value him? Then we get to the big news with some Trea Turner replacement options (10:30) and Anthony Alford thoughts (15:31) ... Buy or Sell (18:42) for Hyun-Jin Ryu, Zack Greinke, Cody Bellinger, Jordan Zimmermann and more. Plus early observations from Adam (26:35), Chris (31:40) and Heath (34:50). Adam touches on David Peralta, Matt Chapman and Lewis Brinson. Chris discusses Christian Yelich, Madison Bumgarner and Tyler Glasnow. Heath talks about the COL hitters and Adalberto Mondesi ... Bullpen notes (39:30), hitters who are off to a great start like Maikel Franco and Adam Jones (42:00), some SP talk (50:30) including our thoughts on Jose Berrios and Zach Eflin and Grade the Trade (55:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/02: Early Concerns; Andujar Replacements (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Another day of baseball gives us more SPs to get excited about. Can Julio Urias stay in the LAD rotation (2:30)? How are we ranking the MIA SPs (6:15)? Should you be patient with Matt Strahm or cut him loose (14:28)? ... Injury updates as we look for replacements for Giancarlo Stanton (21:50) and Miguel Andujar (24:40). Then we've got a segment called "Who the Heck Are You!?" (31:30) headlined by Aaron Brooks ... Who are we concerned about this early in the season (35:00)? Jesse Winker? Max Muncy? Josh Donaldson? Plus bullpen updates (44:55), more SP talk (49:00), early observations (52:30) and Team Name Tuesday (54:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/01: Weekend Roundup (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    So many SPs to add! We start the show talking about all of the MIA, MIL and SD guys plus Matt Boyd, Lucas Giolito, Jake Odorizzi, Yonny Chirinos and more! After an introductory discussion, the guys give a quick thought on each relevant SP (7:25). And let's get a look at the Most Added list (19:30) ... Bullpen notes as we may have some RPs to add for saves (27:40). Plus weekend standouts (35:55) like Yandy Diaz, Yu Darvish and Collin McHugh and top hitters from the weekend (41:30) ... SPs galore (44:00)! The final 15 minutes of our show is dedicated to SPs to add, drop, be pumped about and be concerned about ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 03/29: Sale, Greinke, Beckham and More Opening Day Reactions (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We are not prone to overreaction on this Podcast, but perhaps some of these Opening Day performances are worth a big reaction. We start out with the Double Dongers (2:15) as we debate Tim Beckham vs. Enrique Hernandez, Joc Pederson's value and if we were too low on Javier Baez. And were there any must-add players from Thursday's games (11:50)? How about Jordan Zimmermann? ... Bad aces (16:50)! Chris Sale, Zack Greinke, Miles Mikolas and Blake Snell got roughed up. What does it mean? Also: Good aces, bullpen notes (28:23), steals sources (38:30) and this year's potential breakout SPs (40:40) ... We wonder if Hyun-Jin Ryu, Madison Bumgarner, Marcus Stroman and Kyle Freeland are studs (45:25) and we talk about much more from yesterday and look ahead to Week 2 (57:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 03/28: Bold Predictions, Opening Day Storylines (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Our final show before we can actually start talking about the games! We start with a discussion about Francisco Lindor and when we would take him if we were drafting today (3:05) before discussing the players we have the most shares of (4:30) and giving a bold prediction (10:50). Brad Peacock better than Zack Greinke!?!?!? ... Rankings disputes for some popular players (14:45), news and notes including MLB lineup notes (23:00) and a quick round of your emails (32:00) ... One player to watch in each of today's games (38:38), more bold predictions (52:10) and our MLB picks to end the show! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 03/27: Tatis, Most Added, Week One Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Is Fernando Tatis Jr. a must-add player in all formats? How much FAAB should you spend? We spend a good chunk of time on this elite prospect and who you should drop for him before getting into the rest of the big news (10:30) including notes on Nick Senzel, Carlos Correa and Jeremy Jeffress ... Recapping the For the People League draft (16:16). What kind of pitching strategies did we use in this "Wild Wild West" format? We've also got Buy or Sell (24:02) with Corey Kluber, Josh Donaldson, Byron Buxton, Nomar Mazara and more ... A look at players who had terrible plate discipline in Spring Training (33:45). Are we concerned about Lewis Brinson? Travis Shaw? Plus the Most Added list (35:55) and Week One help (45:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 03/26: Over/Unders; Players on Our Radar (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We kick off the show with quick thoughts on the Podcast League draft (1:30). Heath's crazy approach just might work! Then let's do some over/unders (8:55) as we approximate Trea Turner's steals, Francisco Lindor's steals, Judge+Stanton HRs, Madison Bumgarner's ERA and much more ... Best way to set up Week 1 in your Fantasy leagues (19:35), news and notes (24:00) as Eric Lauer and Frankie Montas have rotation spots and we get an update on the MIN bullpen (30:23). Also the Fantasy Regulators (34:00) are back! ... How to manage FAAB (37:15) and Players on Our Radar (41:00) like Randal Grichuk, Brandon Lowe and Wilmer Flores. Which players are we going to be adding if they get off to a good start? Finally, we finish the show by recapping our Podcast League teams (52:00) ... Email us fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 03/25: Gennett injury, ADP trends, and Spring Standouts

    The Good News: Jose Ramirez's injury doesn't look like it will be a problem? The Bad News: Scooter Gennett's does. We go through the ramifications of Gennett's injury, break down the latest rotation and bullpen news, look at ADP movers, and try to figure out what matters from spring training as it winds down. 



  • 03/22: Reviewing the Top 150 in ADP (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We start off with some news and notes which includes an update on the MIL rotation and bullpen, and then it's all average draft position for the remainder of the show. We take you through the top 150 players according to recent ADP. This gives us a look at recent risers like Jameson Taillon and Yasiel Puig and allows to see some of the value at certain positions. We also discuss when to take Khris Davis which will immediately fill your Utility spot. And at the end of the show we tell you what you should have accomplished by pick 150, what to do after pick 150 and who made the Podcast League!
  • 03/21: Players We Prioritize; Rankings Updates; Position Battles (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    As we get you ready for a busy weekend of drafting, we'll tell you the big news on Eloy Jimenez, Francisco Lindor, Jesus Luzardo, the CHW bullpen, the MIL bullpen and more. Then we reveal some players we really, really want to draft (12:00)! ... Brandon Lowe needs more love (22:48). And what are our thoughts on Yusei Kikuchi's MLB debut (26:00)? Plus more news from around MLB (32:30) including an update on the NYY rotation ... Scott goes through his rankings to see who has moved up the most since the start of Spring Training (40:00). We also discuss some position battles. What's the latest on the LAD rotation? Will Jordan Hicks be able to keep the Closer's job? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 03/20: Draft Strategies, and Baseball is Back! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Dee Gordon stole a base, Domingo Santana hit a grand slam and Matt Chapman looks healthy, so you know we're excited to start today's show! We give some thoughts on OAK-SEA before discussing key takeaways from yesterday's 12-team H2H Points mock draft (9:05). We cover how to draft RPs, when some trendy rookie SPs are being drafted (15:48) what to do when your SP strategy gets thrown off (17:48) and how league size changes the way you draft (23:43) ... News and notes (26:00) as we cover the Yu Darvish injury, the Mike Trout contract, the MIL bullpen and more. Plus Fantasy Regulators Part One (33:15) ... Reviewing our draft strategies for H2H Points (36:30), H2H categories (43:10) and Roto leagues (49:10). Then stay tuned for Fantasy Regulators Part Two! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 03/19: Good and Bad Draft Values; Aces to Avoid; Late-Round Picks (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Plenty to cover on today's show. We start with news on Jung-Ho Kang (1:50) and the LAD rotation (3:50) as Chris suggests a really fun draft strategy. We also touch on Byron Buxton's great Spring (8:35) before we get to Five Big Questions (16:00) about Mallex Smith, aces to avoid, Trevor Story, Joey Votto vs. Jose Abreu and prospects to draft (27:30) ... Discussing H2H Categories leagues (31:40) including daily vs. weekly formats. Then we tell you some of our favorite late-round picks (36:25) ... Team Name Tuesday (41:03)! Then let's talk draft value! We've got undervalued and overvalued players (42:00) according to ADP. This leads us into a good discussion about 2B depth. We also discuss Mitch Haniger, Justin Turner and Christian Yelich ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 03/18: Five Big Questions; Spring Training Developments (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Kicking off the show with a Podcast League entry followed by the most important things that happened over the weekend (4:30) which includes news in the ATL bullpen, Trevor Richards' great start and an update on Francisco Lindor ... Big questions for 2019! How good is Trea Turner (11:42)? Who are you we worried about missing out on (16:16)? Why are we concerned about Gleyber Torres (21:50)? Who are some daily league studs (24:00)? Did we find the player who provides the best value in Fantasy drafts (25:35)? ... News and notes (28:40), Spring Training risers and fallers (42:00) and interesting roster moves we made over the weekend (54:15). We discuss Ryan McMahon, Hunter Pence, Aaron Hicks and many more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 03/15: Live H2H Categories Mock Draft! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We've got an entire 12-team, H2H Categories mock draft for you! Format: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, Shortstop, OF, OF, OF, Utility. SP, SP, RP, RP, P, P, P ... How do our strategies change with this format? How many closers do we want to have? ... Chris selected an SP in Rounds 2 and 3, did it work? Scott waited a while for saves. Find out why Heath loved his team ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 03/14: Players We Love; Position Battles; AL/NL-Only Strategies (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    A lot to cover on today's show but we'll start by giving you our official Player We Love in 2019. Feel the love! Then we recap the news and notes (13:22) with Francisco Lindor appearing in a Triple A game, Jeremy Jeffress likely to start on the Injured List, notes on the STL rotation, ATL batting order and plenty more ... Fantasy combos (22:22)! Comparing pairs of players to figure out the best draft values. Plus Spring standouts (30:00) such as several Padres and Marlins SPs, Dan Vogelbach again and a BAL OF you need to know about ... We discuss important position battles (37:10) around MLB and then get into our AL-Only and NL-Only strategies (49:30). How does position scarcity change? Why did Adam find it easier to build a pitching staff in NL-Only? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 03/13: Busts! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Who are we avoiding in 2019? Chris and Adam have some Walker Buehler concerns (2:00) and Heath tells you about a Yankee who is being taken too early (5:52). Plus, is this the year that Zack Greinke finally gets old (7:25)? ... News and notes (12:45) with info on Pedro Strop, Aaron Hicks and even Tim Tebow! Then we talk about players we've been drafting a lot (18:00). Find out why Steven Souza, Jose Abreu and Trevor Bauer are on our squads ... More busts (28:40)! A couple of Brewers, a trendy OF, some aging hitters who are still productive and last year's Cy Young Winner. Then we've got your emails (44:40) and the Bustometer (53:00) to finish the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 03/12: Breakouts! And Your Emails! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Who is breaking out in 2019? Scott tells you why he loves Jesse Winker (2:00) and Heath tells you why he loves Shane Bieber (5:00) and then we'll have plenty more for you later in the show ... News and notes (9:05) as we look at the ATL rotation, Chris Sale's velocity and more. Also, find out how to get into the Podcast League (19:15)! Then it's back to breakouts (23:00). Scott and Heath have a lot of names to get to. Scott is particularly excited about the Rockies this year and Heath thinks Eloy Jimenez is a steal ... Team Name Tuesday (44:00), emails about players we haven't talked about enough (46:15) and the Breakoutometer (53:00) with players like Rhys Hoskins, Luis Castillo, Gregory Polanco and more ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 03/11: Sleepers! Plus Auction Takeaways and Late-Round Picks (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Need some sleepers for your draft? Scott and Heath start the show with a couple of their favorite sleeper first basemen (2:10). Then we've got big news to get to as we react to Vladimir Guerrero's injury (9:15), Adam Jones in ARI (15:02), ATL's bullpen news (16:45) and more ... More sleepers (20:22)! Don't forget about Luke Weaver, Danny Jansen and Reynaldo Lopez. We also give you a bonus round of Fantasy Regulators (35:00) ... Finishing up our auction talk with some takeaways (39:00) including how to build a pitching staff if you miss on the aces and some of our favorite bargain picks (49:10) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 03/08: Live Auction! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Going once! Going twice! SOLD! We are auctioning on today's show and telling you how many $1 players you should have, why league depth matters and why Heath likes to nominate players that Scott loves. Follow along and get the latest MLB news and much more.
  • 03/07: Position Preview Recaps; Are Steals Scarce? (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    In case you missed our Position Previews or just need a refresher, we'll recap each position. But first, let's talk about steals! Are they scarce or are there actually good mid-to-late round options that can get the job done? We talk about overall steals strategy and specifically focus on Dee Gordon, Mallex Smith, Billy Hamilton and Victor Robles who are all being drafted after pick #90 (11:40) ... Position preview recaps! Each infield position (15:00) followed by outfield (25:30), SP and RP ... News and notes (33:00) as we look at replacement options in the NYY rotation, potentially big news in the MIL bullpen, more Spring Training risers (41:00) that you need to know about and more. And then it's time for the Fantasy Regulators (50:00)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 03/06: Finishing up SPs; Severino News; ACES Metric (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Starting with the Luis Severino news, how far does he fall in drafts? We also touch on Salvador Perez, Miguel Sano and Craig Kimbrel. Then we get to more SPs (9:45) as we finish up our preview with the late-round picks we like taking ... Emails about players we are willing to reach for (29:00), a third baseman to pair with Vlad (30:00), dynasty strategy, OF strategy and "Wild Wild West" strategy (36:30) ... News and notes plus Spring Training standouts (38:10). More talk about Lewis Brinson, the Rockies 2B competition and the Mets 1B competition. And get ready for Team Name Tuesday on a Wednesday (44:40) before we are joined by Aaron Sauceda of SportsLine who tells us which pitchers have the best stuff (46:20)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 03/05: Starting Pitcher Preview Part Two (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    What do you do if SPs are being taken earlier than you expected? If you have a Top 3 pick, do you have to take a pitcher with a Round 2 or 3 pick? We answer these questions at the top of the show ... As the baseball landscape has changed, how confident are we that we can simply stream two-start pitchers and use the Waiver Wire throughout the season to get by (5:30)? Also, Adam gets to talk about two two sleepers he's pumped to draft (8:25)! ... ADP review for 50 SPs (11:30). Who is the Round 3-4 SP that takes the ace leap? Which range of SP do we avoid? Do Jameson Taillon and Jose Berrios have upside? Do Rick Porcello and David Price excite us? Does Yu Darvish bounce back and does Cole Hamels continue his late-season surge? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 03/04: Starting Pitcher Preview Part One (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Finally we get to preview the pitchers! We kick it off with a strategy discussion as we figure out how many of our Top 15 SPs we'd like to have before discussing the elite aces (6:40) and if they are worth their ADP. We also tell you guys we draft often (12:30) and SPs we avoid (22:30). How are we feeling about Miles Mikolas, Walker Buehler, Blake Snell, Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke? ... Sleepers (29:15), breakouts (33:20) and busts (37:20). You'll hear a lot about PHI SPs. And does Madison Bumgarner have anything left in the tank? ... We debate the best ways to structure a pitching staff (44:00). How late can you wait for your #3 SP? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 03/01: Relief Pitcher Preview (and Harper News) (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    This position has changed perhaps more than any other position over the past few years. Four years ago, 20 relievers saved 30 games. Last year, only 11 relievers saved 30 games. So certainly our strategies have changed. We touch on that before reacting to the Bryce Harper news (4:40) and other notes from around MLB ... Back to RP, how many set closers do we have as of right now (13:00)? We go through each team and break down what's happening in the bullpen. We also discuss how our RP strategies change in different formats (25:10) and what to do in Saves+Holds leagues (34:14) ... Sleepers (40:00), breakouts (42:40), busts (46:00) and ADP review. Are any of the Top 5 closers very risky this year? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 02/28: Late-Round OF; Spring Standouts; Draft Review (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    A lot of topics on today's show as we finish up our OF thoughts with some late-round picks we like (3:00) before getting into the latest news (12:30) on the LAD rotation, Carlos Martinez, Yusei Kikuchi (18:00), the HOU rotation (19:40) and more ... Early Spring Training standouts (26:20)! Who's ready to buy the Byron Buxton and Lewis Brinson hype? Which position battles are taking shape? ... A Twitter poll about the "Rocky" franchise, plus your emails (36:30) about position eligibility, a steals total to aim for and more. Finally, we recap  our 12-team, H2H Points mock draft (43:00). How do you adjust your strategy when SPs are going earlier than you expected? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 02/27: Outfield Preview Part Two (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    On our first edition of the Outfield Preview, we talked about strategy and the first three rounds of ADP. Today we finish up the Top 50 at the position. First, we each reveal how we drafted outfielders in yesterday's mock draft (1:50) and what we learned from that draft ... Getting into steals sources at the position (11:20) and ADP (14:30) beginning in Round 4 and going through the 200th pick ... We get to a very interesting and exciting group around 90th overall (38:15). Find out who we're targeting and who we're avoiding ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 02/26: Outfield Preview Part One (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    On today's show we touch on overall strategy and whether or not OF is as deep as it used to be. And Scott and Heath give sleepers (9:05), breakouts (11:55) and busts (19:26) ... Getting into ADP (26:00) with a quick Mike Trout vs. Mookie Betts debate and comparing J.D. Martinez to other elite hitters. Then we get into Christian Yelich (32:20) and who to take in the back half of the first round ... More ADP (40:00) as we dive into the Ronald Acuna/Aaron Judge/Giancarlo Stanton/Bryce Harper range. Will Acuna steal bases? Are the NYY guys safe or risky? Or both? Later we get to Round 3 (51:00) which includes Charlie Blackmon, Andrew Benintendi, Juan Soto, Kris Bryant and Whit Merrifield ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 02/25: Third Base Preview (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We've got three potential Round 1 picks at this position, so we'll start the show with questions about Jose Ramirez, Nolan Arenado and Alex Bregman before hitting on some MLB news and notes (10:00) including Clayton Kershaw's injury and Madison Bumgarner's early struggles ... Stats about 3B (15:45) as we look at Kris Bryant's batted ball profile, Eugenio Suarez's hard contact, Justin Turner's HR/FB rate and Matt Chapman's possible breakout ... Overall strategy (24:00), sleepers (30:00), breakouts (33:40) and busts (37:10) plus a thorough ADP review (43:10). Within the ADP review we spend time on the group of 3B you can get around pick 90 overall (49:00) which includes guys like Travis Shaw, Josh Donaldson, Turner, Wil Myers and a few others ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 02/22: Shortstop Preview (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    All of a sudden Shortstop is a great position with a lot of depth, but is it important to draft a Top 10 Shortstop to be your starter? We kick off the show with some strategy talk, interesting stats (8:00) about the position including players who have improved their plate discipline and players who are trying to bounce back from injuries (15:28) ... Overall shortstop strategy (20:00), discussions about Adalberto Mondesi (22:00), Francisco Lindor (28:50), Trea Turner (33:00), sleepers, breakouts and busts (37:15) and more ... A complete ADP review (44:40) covering nearly 30 Shortstops ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 02/21: Drafting Mondesi; Deep League Strategies; Pitch Clocks (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Spring Training begins and reminds us that the MLB season is starting with two annoying games in mid-March. Should Fantasy owners include those games? Also Scott tells us why he insists on drafting Adalberto Mondesi in Roto leagues (6:15) ... News and notes (15:00), Scott's list of great movies he's never seen (21:30), the effect of a pitch clock (26:40) and the "World Series Hangover" theory (28:50) ... Recapping our 15-team Roto draft (33:00) with some deep league advice and then we discuss players who have to prove themselves in Spring Training (48:00) like Lucas Giolito, Byron Buxton and Domingo Santana ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 02/20: Second Base Preview (and Machado News) (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We have to start with the big news as we discuss Manny Machado's move to SD! Is this park shift enough to move him down in the rankings? Does it affect Fernando Tatis Jr.'s timeline? We also discuss Carlos Martinez's shoulder injury before beginning our 2019 2B Preview (8:00)! It starts with Jose Altuve and when we'd take him ... Stats to know about 2B (12:00) including a lot of steals talk. Was Dee Gordon just hampered by a toe injury? Can we rely on Jonathan Villar? ... Overall strategy (23:53), sleepers (34:00), breakouts (40:00) and busts (43:00). We debate the exciting potential of Gleyber Torres and Ozzie Albies and we cover a lot of late-round picks like Ketel Marte, Brandon Lowe, Nick Senzel and Jeff McNeil. Plus a complete ADP review (52:00). Keep an eye on out for the Round 8-11 2B options ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 02/19: Moustakas, Vlad, More MLB News; Mailbag (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We've got plenty of news items and your questions to get to, but first Scott will tell you about his favorite team that he has drafted so far and Adam will question why Scott loves it so much! ... Why Mike Moustakas' signing is bad news for a lot of Brewers (11:55), when we expect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (16:41), plus our thoughts on Charlie Blackmon in RF, Giancarlo Stanton in Year 2 with NYY (20:30), a couple of exciting OFs who may lead off for their teams and who BOS will use for saves (28:26) ... Part One of your emails as we answer questions about Joey Lucchesi (31:00), Ryan O'Hearn (34:00), Joey Gallo (35:50), Anthony Rizzo and more. Then we give you some more MLB news (43:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 02/16: First Base Preview (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Was last year a fluke or is First Base really a weak position? It probably depends on how you feel about Anthony Rizzo, Joey Votto, Jose Abreu and a few others who are looking to bounce back. How many first basemen do we feel comfortable starting (5:16)? ... Stats to know about the position (8:40) including a lot of Freddie Freeman talk, the steadiness of Edwin Encarnacion, Jurickson Profar's value, righty/lefty splits and more ... Overall strategy (20:00), bounce backs (24:00), sleepers (33:00), breakouts (37:50), busts (42:00) and a complete ADP review (44:40) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 02/14: Catchers Preview (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We know Catcher is not the best position, but there are at least eight players you should feel comfortable drafting. Let's start the show with a player we love at the position and some stats (5:30) about catchers that might help Fantasy owners (including a Gary Sanchez vs. J.T. Realmuto debate) ... General strategies for the position (12:40), how those strategies change in different formats, plus sleepers (19:30), breakouts (23:30) and busts (28:15). Is Salvador Perez underrated or risky? Is Carson Kelly worth drafting? What can Danny Jansen bring to the table? Are there any prospects (33:02) that might matter? ... Complete ADP review (37:00)! We cover nearly 30 catchers and talk upside, downside and everything in between ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 02/13: Previewing Every Team; H2H Categories Recap (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We start the show with a recap of our 12-team, H2H Categories league. Are you drafting for positional scarcity or category scarcity? Can you succeed by punting on SPs? ... News and notes from around MLB (18:50) as we have important rotation updates and more. We also talk briefly about Jonah Keri's 2018 breakouts (23:00) ... Scott, Heath and Chris give you a sleeper, breakout, bust and position battle for every team! We've got the AL East (26:00), AL Central (32:30), AL West (41:00), NL East (48:00), NL Central (55:30) and NL West (1:02:30). Enjoy! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 02/12: Heath's Sleepers/Breakouts/Busts; Fantasy Regulators! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Kicking it off with the latest odds on where Bryce Harper and Manny Machado will end up. Then we get into some of Heath's sleepers (5:00), breakouts (11:46) and busts (19:40). Find out which categories Miguel Andujar, Billy Hamilton and Shane Bieber belong to ... The Fantasy Regulators are back to settle your league disputes (26:40)! We also look at some players who may be able to build upon their 2018 second half success (32:30) and we introduce you to a new metric that will help measure a pitcher's stuff (38:10). It's pretty cool! ... Pros and cons for picks 21-30 (41:00). Player discussed include Juan Soto, Corey Kluber and Anthony Rizzo ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 02/11: Lindor Injury; Early Picks to Avoid; Picks 11-20 Breakdown (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    How far has Francisco Lindor fallen in our rankings? Has he fallen at all? We start the show with a Lindor discussion, early-round picks we're avoiding (7:05) and late-round picks we're loving (13:24) ... One reason you might actually draft Mookie Betts over Mike Trout (17:15). Plus a Raisel Iglesias note (23:30) and the potential impact of the DH in the National League (28:50)... Let's go through picks 11-20 with pros and cons for each pick (34:00). Players we cover include Alex Bregman, Paul Goldschmidt, Manny Machado and Aaron Judge ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 02/08: Risky or Reliable? Plus Realmuto, Mailbag and More (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We start with our reaction to the J.T. Realmuto trade. Who is the #1 catcher in Fantasy now? When will we see Sixto Sanchez in the majors? ... Chris Sale, Joey Gallo, Whit Merrifield and Eugenio Suarez: Are these players risky, reliable or both (14:30)? We play this same game with some SPs and a closer who had a very interesting 2018 season (20:30) ... Emails about David Peralta (29:30), James Paxton (33:00), auctions (35:00), position scarcity and more. Plus the pros and cons of drafting each of the Top 10 players in Fantasy (41:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 02/06: Bounceback Candidates and More Roto Review (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Before we break down some players who are looking to bounce back, let's discuss three more rounds of our 12-team Roto mock draft. The best and worst picks of Rounds 6-8 with discussions on Scooter Gennett (3:45), Eloy Jimenez (8:40), Victor Robles (15:15), David Price and more ... News and notes (19:30) as we check in on the latest free agency and trade rumors plus Brad Boxberger with KC and the possible expansion of the Designated Hitter! ... Emails about Eddie Rosario (25:00), Stephen Strasburg (29:30) and some young Catchers (32:30). Then it's on to our bounceback candidates (34:00) as we look at the pros and cons of drafting guys like Gary Sanchez, Joey Votto, Brian Dozier, Dee Gordon and Kenley Jansen ... Your emails at fantasbaseball@cbsi.com


  • 02/04: Roto Draft Review: Best and Worst Picks (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We completed a 12-team Roto draft last week. Which picks were our absolute favorite picks (1:25) and which were our least favorite (8:00)? Some love for Luis Severino and some hate for Brandon Morrow here ...  How many categories do we actively pay attention to when drafting (22:10)? ... Going through each round with the best and worst picks (25:30). Players discussed include Aaron Judge, Trea Turner, Christian Yelich, Adalberto Mondesi, Blake Snell and Khris Davis ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 02/01: Altuve or Lindor? SP Tiers and Mailbag (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Is Francisco Lindor really better than Jose Altuve, or are people too low on Altuve after his 2018 struggles? We kick off the show with that debate and then get into rankings disputes for Jake Bauers (9:25) and Trevor Bauer (14:25) ... Scott's tiers are published and we'll discuss his SP tiers (18:00). How many Top 24 SPs do we want? ... News and notes (27:00) including thoughts on Shohei Ohtani and Greg Holland. Plus another round of "Who is This Year's ___" (34:00) as we try to guess the next major bust, young SP to break out, middle relief Roto specialist and more. We also read a lot of your emails (46:00) as we answer questions about Ian Happ, Rougned Odor, BABIP and our favorite league formats ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 01/30: "Who is This Year's ___" (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We'll try to figure out the 2019 version of Christian Yelich, Whit Merrifield, Trea Turner and more. First we get some rankings debates for Travis Shaw (2:10) and Carlos Rodon (6:55) ... Emails about Domingo Santana (10:25), Flaherty vs. Buehler (15:18) and Matt Carpenter (19:35) ... News and notes (26:40), "Who is This Year's ___" (28:50)? Plus sleepers, breakouts and busts (42:20) for Home Runs, Batting Average and Saves ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 01/29: Old Dudes; Strikeout Help; Advanced Metrics (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Starting the show with a discussion about advanced metrics. How important is hard contact rate? What about ground balls, fly balls, line drives and everything else? Then we've got some rankings debates for Carlos Martinez (7:25) and Willson Contreras (11:51) ... How old is too old? We discuss some aging players like Josh Donaldson (15:00), Nelson Cruz (21:40), a couple of aces (24:55) and Buster Posey (28:22) among others ... News and notes (33:33), Team Name Tuesday (38:30) and Heath's help with the Strikeouts category (43:30) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 01/25: Draft Review; Runs & WHIP Preview (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Scott and Heath kick it off with rankings disputes of Ian Demsond and Kenta Maeda before hitting the big news. What is A.J. Pollock's value with LAD? ... Reviewing our latest H2H Points mock draft. Scott takes an elite catcher and Heath wasn't as aggressive at SP ... Taking a look at the Runs and WHIP category and "Riffing on Players" ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 01/23: Sleepers, Breakouts and Busts 1.0 (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Heath and Scott break down Scott's sleepers, breakouts and busts. Our take on Cody Allen closing for the Angels, Asdrubal Cabrera's new home, and the Sonny Gray deal. Plus rankings disputes and the state of steals and wins categories.
  • 01/18: Rankings Disputes, Regulators, and More Prospects

    We solve some of your league dilemmas, go through some early rankings disputes, and give you the low down on the rest of the prospects you'll need to know come Opening Day. Scott and Heath debate Trevor Story and Andrew Benintendi rankings (1:00), help sort out some league disputes (12:20), and go through the prospects with a chance to make an early impact (40:10). 
  • 01/15: Top Prospects Part 1

    We break down the top prospects you need to know about for the start of the 2019 season, including Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Eloy Jimenez, and more. Is Victor Robles being overlooked in Fantasy? (27:40) Is Josh James or Jesus Luzardo more likely to make an impact in 2019? (32:40) Can we finally trust Alex Reyes? (34:55) Plus your emails at FantasyBaseball@CBSi.com.