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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  • Players We Draft: East Edition; 50-Game Mock Draft (06/05 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Today on the show we're revealing players we like to draft from the AL and NL East teams but first, do we have any other teams we root for outside of our favorites? We still don't know how many games will be played this season but earlier today we did a 50-game mock draft just in case (4:26). How does that change drafting pitchers? Can we see four-man rotations in a 50-game season? ... If there is a 50-game season, why should we be higher on elite closers (14:18)? If that's the case, why is Frank devaluing Josh Hader? ... Who are our favorite players to draft in the AL and NL east, starting with the Boston Red Sox (16:55)? ... Did Adam talk Frank into James Paxton (20:19)? ... How undervalued is Lourdes Gurriel (24:00)? ... Is Nick Anderson a poor man's Josh Hader (28:10)? ... Do we really have to talk about the Orioles (32:55)? ... Why is everybody so excited about J.D. Davis (37:07)? ... Patrick Corbin is quite the safe pick where he's being drafted (41:40). ... Can Max Fried maintain his gains in control (44:55)? ... Chris is expecting bounce-back seasons from both Jean Segura and Andrew McCutchen (50:30). ... Is Jonathan Villar the safer Adalberto Mondesi (53:00)? ... We finally evaluate Royals prospect Daniel Lynch (56:30)! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


    'Fantasy Baseball Today' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 


    Follow our FBT team on Twitter: @CBSFantasyBB, @AdamAizer, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank


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Episodes of This Show

  • Players We Draft: Central Edition; Shohei Ohtani's Value (06/04 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Today on the show we're talking about our players to draft from the AL and NL Central divisions but first, we answer some questions on Shohei Ohtani (2:00)! Will he be more injury-prone than the average player? What format are you most likely to draft him in? What is his dynasty outlook? ... Taking a look at the players we love to draft in the Central divisions, we start off with the Cleveland Indians (9:44). Everybody loves Franmil Reyes! ... For the White Sox, Chris is buying into the adjustments Yoan Moncada made in 2019 (13:02). Scott and Frank are trusting Lucas Giolito. ... Is it possible to draft every hitter on the Twins (16:57)? Will Nelson Cruz ever stop mashing? ... When it comes to the Detroit Tigers, there is only one option (20:40)! ... For the Kansas City Royals, Scott favors Jorge Soler while Frank is on Salvador Perez (23:33). ... Chris has to run but first he gives us his favorite NL central players (26:45). ... Scott thinks Nick Castellanos can have Nolan Arenado type upside with the Reds (32:13). ... Why is Ian Happ such a popular sleeper (36:37)? ... The Brewers are known for advancing hitters' careers (40:05). Can they do it with Avisail Garcia? ... Even though the Pirates are expecting to be a bad team, they have some interesting players (44:00). ... Is Dylan Carlson the next big thing with the Cardinals (47:00)? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


    'Fantasy Baseball Today' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 


    Follow our FBT team on Twitter: @CBSFantasyBB, @AdamAizer, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank


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    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Download our printable Draft Kit from CBSSports.com/draftkit!

  • Players We Draft: West Edition; 50-Game Season!? (06/03 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're talking players we like to draft from the AL and NL West but first, we discuss Chris Archer who needs thoracic outlet surgery (2:20). Does anybody get a boost from this? ... What are these rumors for a 50-game season (7:31)!? It would be hard to have a Fantasy season if that were the case. ... Who are our favorite players to draft from the AL and NL West (13:40)? We get things started with the Houston Astros and Josh James. ... Why are Scott and Chris focused on two late-round Angels pitchers (17:47)? ... Surprise, surprise, Scott is going with Mark Canha when it comes to the A's (22:10). Chris and Frank are focused on a specific starting pitcher instead. ... Can we just skip the Mariners (25:55)? They do offer some late-round starting pitchers. ... When it comes to the Texas Rangers, Frank can't quit on Willie Calhoun (29:17). ... Shifting gears to the National League, the Dodgers are loaded (34:09). Is David Price the most underrated starting pitcher in Fantasy? ... We're all on the same page when it comes to this Diamondbacks breakout (38:52)! ... Why is Sam Hilliard so intriguing with the Rockies (42:02)? ... Why is Chris buying in on Eric Hosmer (43:58)? ... Is Mike Yastrzemski the real deal (47:07)? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


    'Fantasy Baseball Today' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 


    Follow our FBT team on Twitter: @CBSFantasyBB, @AdamAizer, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank


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    Download our printable Draft Kit from CBSSports.com/draftkit!

  • Drafting Pitchers In A Shortened Season (06/01 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    The one thing we know for sure about 2020 is that it's going to be a weird season. With that being said, what has changed most when it comes to pitchers (1:58)? Should we be devaluing innings eaters? How about Zack Greinke? ... Frank explains why he's avoiding volatile starting pitchers like Trevor Bauer, Robbie Ray and Eduardo Rodriguez (8:16). ... In our email of the day, we're asking about hitter strikeouts (13:20). How much do they matter in H2H points vs. Roto? What does a player need to do to overcome a high strikeout rate? Why is Chris out on Ryan McMahon because of this? ... In our news and notes, we take a look at the 114-game proposal from the MLBPA (23:10). Also, are we forgetting about Griffin Canning? ... So, how should you draft pitchers in a shortened season (31:41)? Frank shares some of his findings, which lean towards devaluing elite starting pitchers. Why should we target more of those breakout types? ... The guys also like targeting AL Central starting pitchers because of their scheduling in 2020 (45:38). Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


    'Fantasy Baseball Today' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 


    Follow our FBT team on Twitter: @CBSFantasyBB, @AdamAizer, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank


    Join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/fantasybaseballtoday

    For more fantasy baseball coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Download our printable Draft Kit from CBSSports.com/draftkit!

  • The Leftovers Part 1; What is xERA? (05/29 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Today on the show we're taking a closer look at xERA and analyzing some forgotten players but first, how do we feel about actual leftovers? Scott wrote an article recently about xERA so what is it (4:05)? Like other ERA estimators, xERA could be helpful for Fantasy Baseball but how? Why does Aaron Civale have a better outlook because of xERA? ... Who are some of the winners and losers using this new stat (11:42)? Scott tells us how Julio Urias, Tyler Glasnow and a pair of Twins pitchers benefit. ... Leftovers Part 1 (23:11)! These are the players we haven't talked enough about yet this offseason. ... What's the outlook for Max Muncy (24:15)? ... Why is Max Kepler so similar to Muncy (26:36)? ... Can Mallex Smith bounce-back (29:10)? ... Why aren't people more excited about Scott Kingery (32:15)? ... Does Jean Segura have anything left in the tank (35:18)? ... What is Starlin Castro's upside (39:00)? ... Can Jorge Alfaro ever take that next step (41:10)? ... Why is Adrian Houser such a popular sleeper (43:40)? ... Will Jon Berti play enough to be relevant (45:05)? ... Put some respect on Wil Myers' name (47:07)! Why is NOBODY talking about Gregory Polanco (49:15)? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


    'Fantasy Baseball Today' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 


    Follow our FBT team on Twitter: @CBSFantasyBB, @AdamAizer, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank


    Join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/fantasybaseballtoday

    For more fantasy baseball coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Download our printable Draft Kit from CBSSports.com/draftkit!

  • Sophomore Slumps! What to do with Fernando Tatis? (05/28 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Today we're talking about sophomore slumps and whether or not they're real! Speaking of sophomores, what were the guys like back in high school? ... Which sophomores are we worried about most in Fantasy this season (5:20)? Is Bo Bichette's ADP too high? ... Our email of the day asks about risers and fallers in keeper leagues (14:37). Is it as simple as veteran players fall while younger players rise? ... What's the deal with the latest MLB proposal (21:36)? Max Scherzer isn't having any of it. Also, Byron Buxton is finally 100% and should be on your radar. ... Getting back to sophomore slumps (33:07), are they real in baseball? Frank shares some data from the past five years on the topic. ... Which sophomore is Adam targeting (40:40) plus what do we do with Fernando Tatis? ... Who are the three sophomore hitters Frank typically targets (46:40)? ... Plus, we have a prospect evaluation for Logan Gilbert, starting pitcher for the Seattle Mariners (50:10)! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


    'Fantasy Baseball Today' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 


    Follow our FBT team on Twitter: @CBSFantasyBB, @AdamAizer, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank


    Join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/fantasybaseballtoday

    For more fantasy baseball coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Download our printable Draft Kit from CBSSports.com/draftkit!

  • Rankings Debates! How to Buy-Low, Sell-High (05/27 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We've got rankings debates but first, which batting stances did you imitate most growing up? If your answer isn't Gary Sheffield, you're wrong. Alright, why the discrepancy in Bryce Harper ranking (4:07)? Frank is buying into the adjustments Harper made the final four months last season. Who should be drafted higher between Harper or Springer? ... Next up we have Hyun-Jin Ryu, whom Scott is higher on than Frank (13:50). How much should we worry about the change of scenery and Ryu's injury history? ... Why does Scott hate Raisel Iglesias (22:33)? Was Iglesias really as bad as his 2019? ... On Wednesdays we like to do some strategy discussion so is the buy-low/sell-high dead in Fantasy Baseball (30:34)? It's much easier said than done nowadays. Why is Adam starting to "buy-high" (34:40)? Should you be doing the same thing? Should we try and sell prospects as soon as they're called up (44:18)? Frank thinks it's a risky proposition. ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


    'Fantasy Baseball Today' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 


    Follow our FBT team on Twitter: @CBSFantasyBB, @AdamAizer, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank


    Join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/fantasybaseballtoday

    For more fantasy baseball coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Download our printable Draft Kit from CBSSports.com/draftkit!

  • Will Middlebrooks Joins The Show! Will There Be A 2020 Season? (05/26 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    A few weeks ago, we had former Marlins President and host of Nothing Personal David Samson on the show to discuss the MLB proposal so we thought it was time to hear a former player's perspective! We start off asking Will Middlebrooks what the biggest hurdle is at this point (3:50) and what the concern level is for current players. ... What would Will do if he were the owners or head of the players union (7:16)? ... Will the shortened season be tougher on hitters or pitchers (11:05)? Will the pitchers have enough time to get ready for the season? ... What are Will's thoughts on the universal DH (13:09) plus why would they ban the high-five? ... Will stud players still play everyday in the shortened season or will they rest more (16:30)? How about if there are doubleheaders? ... With teams set to face just their division and the same geographic division in the opposite league, whom does that favor (21:06)? What would Will's approach be in a shortened season? ... What are his thoughts on the cheating scandals surrounding the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox (25:56)? ... How would Will Middlebrooks describe Mike Trout in his own words (29:43)? ... What's the deal with the Red Sox mascot (35:30)!? We end the show answering your questions! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


    'Fantasy Baseball Today' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 


    Follow our FBT team on Twitter: @CBSFantasyBB, @AdamAizer, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank


    Join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/fantasybaseballtoday

    For more fantasy baseball coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Download our printable Draft Kit from CBSSports.com/draftkit!

  • Platoons and Splits That Matter; Mini Mailbag! (05/22 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're talking players who are expected platoon but first, how much do splits matter in Fantasy Baseball? Surprise, surprise, Aaron Judge is back in the news (4:00). Will he ever play again?? Also, Brent Honeywell suffered another setback. ... We transition into platoons and start off with Tommy La Stella (9:25). Will he actually be in a platoon? ... What should we expect with Jesse Winker, Nick Senzel and the rest of the Reds (12:15)? ... Why does Ozzie Albie struggle so much against right-handed pitching (20:08)? Is there any hope? ... Frank and Adam debate Rafael Devers and whether or not he can improve against lefties (24:55). Never forget that home run he hit off Aroldis Chapman as a rookie. ... Chris shares some thoughts on Carson Kelly and Austin Riley's splits (32:19). ... What's the deal with Kevin Cron on the Arizona Diamondbacks (35:46)? Can he ever make an impact? ... We're answering your questions and start with how much FAAB to spend on Rich Hill, Spencer Howard, and Alex Wood (40:17). ... What happens when you go hitter-heavy in a H2H points league (45:32)? ... Chris provides some great baseball-related dog names throughout the rest of the show! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


    'Fantasy Baseball Today' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 


    Follow our FBT team on Twitter: @CBSFantasyBB, @AdamAizer, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank


    Join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/fantasybaseballtoday

    For more fantasy baseball coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Download our printable Draft Kit from CBSSports.com/draftkit!

  • NL Pitchers Trending Down? ADP Movers (05/21 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're taking a closer look at National League pitchers and ADP but first, what is a Fat Boy? Which NL starting pitchers are affected most by DH (2:49)? Should it drastically affect our rankings? ... Can MacKenzie Gore really start the season with the Padres (10:52)? We've seen them be aggressive with Fernando Tatis and Chris Paddack just last season. ... Our email of the day asks if AL designated hitters like Nelson Cruz and Yordan Alvarez gain value playing in NL ballparks (16:15). ... Which players' ADP has changed the most since the pandemic started (21:39)? Why is Yordan Alvarez trending down? ... Jesus Luzardo is on the rise but should he really be SP24 (25:10)? Pitching prospects like Nate Pearson and Spencer Howard are also big movers (32:21). Can either or both start in the majors? ... Why are middling Fantasy starters like Madison Bumgarner and Zack Wheeler trending down (36:30)? ... We end with a prospect evaluation of Tetsuto Yamada and your emails (41:30)! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


    'Fantasy Baseball Today' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 


    Follow our FBT team on Twitter: @CBSFantasyBB, @AdamAizer, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank


    Join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/fantasybaseballtoday

    For more fantasy baseball coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Download our printable Draft Kit from CBSSports.com/draftkit!

  • DO NOT DRAFT: Pitcher Edition; How To Evaluate Pitchers (05/20 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Today we're revealing our pitchers to avoid this season but first, how do we evaluate pitching for Fantasy Baseball? What stats do each of Scott, Adam, and Chris look at? ... How much has a pitcher's workload changed over the past few seasons (12:15)? Has 180 innings become the new 200 innings for starting pitchers? ... Our email of the day asks how we're handling injuries in the shortened season (16:27). Does it change how you look at Mike Clevinger or Carlos Correa? ... Finally, which pitchers are on our DO NOT DRAFT teams this season (28:30)? Why is Chris avoiding Mike Clevinger? ... Scott and Frank seem to be off of Blake Snell (36:15). Is it all injury related? ... Are the second-round pitchers overpriced this year (40:37)? ... Mike Soroka broke out in 2019 but Adam seems wary (43:43). Who's the most accurate long-term player comp for Soroka? ... Scott delivers a FANTASTIC Michael Caine impersonation (51:45). ... We end with the relievers we're avoiding for 2020 (53:49). ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


    'Fantasy Baseball Today' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 


    Follow our FBT team on Twitter: @CBSFantasyBB, @AdamAizer, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank


    Join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/fantasybaseballtoday

    For more fantasy baseball coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Download our printable Draft Kit from CBSSports.com/draftkit!

  • DO NOT DRAFT: Hitter Edition (05/19 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Today on the show we're revealing the hitters we typically avoid in 2020 but first, Adam explains how to identify those hitters. Catcher is generally a lackluster position but who are we avoiding there (3:37)? Both players actually come from pretty potent offenses. ... At first base, we're mostly avoiding power bats (7:48). Adam isn't buying in on one of Frank's favorite hitters. ... Why should you avoid Whit Merrifield this season (17:19)? ... At third base, Scott and Frank agree on Kris Bryant (23:34). Adam is out on Rafael Devers as a third-round pick. ... Of course, Manny Machado is a popular answer at both third base and shortstop (27:14). Frank once again tries to defend Machado. Carlos Correa is somebody who's consistently dealt with injuries and that can hurt you more with a shortened season. ... Who are the outfielders you shouldn't draft in 2020 (38:57)? ... Why is Adam out on Victor Robles. The guys also seem split on what to do with Eloy Jimenez. ... We wrap up with a brief conversation on Joey Gallo and why Chris hasn't typically drafted him (55:11). ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


    'Fantasy Baseball Today' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 


    Follow our FBT team on Twitter: @CBSFantasyBB, @AdamAizer, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank


    Join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/fantasybaseballtoday

    For more fantasy baseball coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Download our printable Draft Kit from CBSSports.com/draftkit!

  • MLB Team Word Association! (05/18 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Today on the show we're trying word association for random baseball teams but first, which shows made you happy or sad when they ended? ... Frank has some St. Louis Cardinals updates (3:37). What's the latest on Miles Mikolas and Matt Carpenter? ... Here's how MLB team word association is going to work. We spin a virtual wheel and whatever team it lands on, Scott or Chris have to think of a player for us to talk about! First up, we have the Oakland A's (9:23). Chris wanted to talk about Ricky Henderson but we opted for somebody a little more recent. Can said player bounce-back in 2020? ... Second, we have the Boston Red Sox (14:28)! Chris thinks this player is a decent breakout option. ... Third it's the Seattle Mariners (20:15)! No, we're not talking about Franklin Gutierrez. Instead, we have a deep sleeper at starting pitcher! ... Fourth, the Milwaukee Brewers are up (26:25). Is it starting to end for this veteran? ... Fifth, we're talking New York Mets baseball (32:16). This player was dreadful in 2019 but Chris and Frank are optimistic about a bounce-back. ... Lastly, we have the Pittsburgh Pirates (40:15). Are we really doing this again? ... We end with your emails, including one about Anti-SPARP leagues. ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


    'Fantasy Baseball Today' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 


    Follow our FBT team on Twitter: @CBSFantasyBB, @AdamAizer, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank


    Join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/fantasybaseballtoday

    For more fantasy baseball coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Download our printable Draft Kit from CBSSports.com/draftkit!

  • Favorite Draft Slots; SP Who Changed Their Pitch Mix in 2019 (05/15 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're talking about our favorite draft slots and starting pitchers but first, what's the one place you're ready to go to once restrictions are lifted? Where do we prefer to draft in both Roto and H2H points in 2020 (5:00)? How good can Alex Bregman be in H2H? Would you rather have Gerrit Cole and J.D Martinez or Cody Bellinger and Jack Flaherty? ... Adam finally gets to defend James Paxton (19:38)! Why was Paxton so much better down the stretch last season? Can new Yankees pitching coach Matt Blake help Paxton get to the next level? ... Along with Paxton, who are some other starting pitchers who benefited from a pitch-mix change in 2019 (32:03)? Frankie Montas introduced a new splitter last season. Is he a Top-25 starting pitcher in Fantasy? ... You've heard Frank mention Joe Musgrove before but has he ever really explained why he likes him so much (37:05)? Can he maintain his velocity spike from last September? How will new pitching coach Oscar Marin help Musgrove? ... Why are we so quick to write-off Justus Sheffield (45:50)? He has a new two-seamer he flashed in spring training! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


    'Fantasy Baseball Today' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 


    Follow our FBT team on Twitter: @CBSFantasyBB, @AdamAizer, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank


    Join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/fantasybaseballtoday

    For more fantasy baseball coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Download our printable Draft Kit from CBSSports.com/draftkit!

  • David Samson Joins The Show! Will The 2020 Season Happen? (05/14 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're pleased to be joined by former Marlins President and host of Nothing Personal David Samson! First and foremost, how realistic is MLB's proposal for the 2020 season (4:30)? Who would benefit most in the shorter season? ... David published his own proposal on CBSsports.com. What were some of his rule changes (11:09)? He has an interesting take on extra innings. How would stats be accounted for? ... Does David expect sports back in July (18:36)? What do the economics look like? ... How would no minor-league season and the shorter draft affect the players long term (26:49)? Also, why are there so many minor-league teams? ... We also have some rapid-fire questions for David (34:30). What is Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s outlook this season? What can we expect from the Houston Astros? What's the deal with Marlins man? How would veteran starting pitchers be affected by all this?... We also answer some of your questions! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


    'Fantasy Baseball Today' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 


    Follow our FBT team on Twitter: @CBSFantasyBB, @AdamAizer, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank


    Join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/fantasybaseballtoday

    For more fantasy baseball coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

    Download our printable Draft Kit from CBSSports.com/draftkit!

  • Roto 101 Extravaganza! (05/13 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Today we're dedicating the show to the rotisserie format but first, Adam reveals our special guest for Thursday! We know Carlos Santana is Mr. H2H but which players gain the most value in the Roto format (4:00)? Stolen bases seem to be a common trait. ... Introducing Roto 101 (13:51). What are the categories? How does the scoring work? ... What do the rosters look like in a Roto league (17:15)? Should we play with two catchers? Do elite catchers like JT Realmuto and Gary Sanchez gain or lose value in this format? ... What is your typical Roto draft strategy and has it changed in 2020 (23:42)? Scott reveals what he's doing differently this season. How does Frank like to attack hitters in this format? ... Pocket Aces (Adam Aizer) is known for his world famous pitching strategy known as TAP-HAP-AMC (34:40). What is it? ... We've heard about punting in H2H category leagues but can you punt in Roto (42:36)? If you do punt, where do you need to finish in the other categories? ... What should you be targeting in each category for an 80-game season (52:00)? Last but not least, a quick prospect dive on Sherten Apostel (1:01:00). ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


    'Fantasy Baseball Today' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 


    Follow our FBT team on Twitter: @CBSFantasyBB, @AdamAizer, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank


    Join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/fantasybaseballtoday

    For more fantasy baseball coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/

    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

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  • Winners and Losers of an 80-Game Season! (05/12 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Yesterday we introduced the latest MLB proposal and today we're figuring out the biggest winners and losers! Who gains the most with the DH in the National League (2:03)? The Brewers, Reds, Dylan Carlson, and Austin Riley were some names that came to mind. ... Who are the biggest winners and losers based on the new schedule (18:05)? Teams would only face teams in their division and the same geographic division in the opposite league. Why did AL West pitchers and Kyle Schwarber stand out? ... Surprise, surprise, Frank thinks the Yankees and Rays come out as winners as well (28:31). Is it time to hop back on the Gleyber Torres bandwagon? ... Scott also found a few fly-ball pitchers who could benefit from this schedule (31:28). ... Who were some prospects that will gain the most (40:17)? Should players like Tim Tebow and Michael Jordan be allowed to take other players' spots!? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Latest Proposal, Javier Baez Debate, Random Statcast Stats! (05/11 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    It seems as though we're getting closer to a baseball season with the latest proposal from Ken Rosenthal (4:08). We're looking at an 80-game season with 45-50 players on a given roster. How does that change your league? Should you play doubleheaders in H2H formats? How do you structure the Fantasy playoffs? ... Last week Javier Baez was left for dead and we need to get to the bottom of it (19:32). Where does he excel? Is he as risky as other shortstops being drafted in his range? ... Moving on to our Statcast stats, C.J. Cron is elite at barrelling up baseballs (32:35). Does it matter? ... Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had the hardest hit ball in 2019 (34:52). How can he reach his full potential? ... Justin Smoak and Danny Jansen seem like they're due for massive positive regression (41:15). Should they be targeted in deeper leagues? ... Lastly, how should keeper leagues handle big trades (56:55)? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Rankings Debates! Don't Forget These Winners (05/08 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're talking rankings debates but first another bad music take from Adam! We know of Mike Clevinger and James Paxton but who are some of the peripheral players who also benefit from the season being delayed (4:18)? ... We've got an update on Jameson Taillon (18:32). Don't forget about him late in your keeper and dynasty drafts. ... Rankings debates! How do we break down Matt Chapman vs. Josh Donaldson vs. Eugenio Suarez (25:35)? Is Chapman just hoping to become Donaldson? ... Next up we have a trio of shortstops with Javier Baez vs. Xander Bogaerts vs. Gleyber Torres (32:30). Are the Red Sox being too discounted? ... Who wins among the trio of Brandon Woodruff, Jose Berrios, and Sonny Gray (40:20)? Which SP has the most upside/downside? ... We also have a quickie between Scott Kingery and Byron Buxton (47:50). Why no love for Buxton? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Mailbag Thursday! Lance Lynn Deep Dive (05/07 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're answering your questions and analyzing Lance Lynn but first, it sounds like the MLB is working on a concrete plan for the 2020 season. Will the real Lance Lynn please stand up (7:10)? How much of his 2020 was real? Can he maintain the gains in control? ... We're answering your questions starting with Rockies hitters without the Coors Field hangover (21:19). ... How come switch hitters are becoming extinct (25:20)? What's the deal with Ozzie Albies' splits? ... How good can Vlad Guerrero Jr. and Cavan Biggio be in their spring sites (32:39)? Biggio reminds us a lot of Rhys Hoskins at second base. ... The regulators are called upon to remind people you shouldn't be drafting right now (36:18)! ... What's Kyle Tucker's outlook as a keeper (38:30)? ... Who are some players we reach on later in drafts (45:03)? ... Remember Michael Fulmer (57:35)? When should we expect him back? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • H2H Points 101; Aaron Judge and Globe Life Field Updates! (05/06 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're taking a closer look at H2H points leagues strategy but first, new nicknames! It seems like most Yankees are healing up during the quarantine... except one (4:40). What's going on with Aaron Judge? How does injury perception affect Fantasy Baseball? ... The Texas Rangers are moving into a new ballpark called Globe Life Field. How will it play (16:35). Joey Gallo isn't a fan. Also, Adam has some interesting Danny Santana splits. ... H2H points leagues are the best format (25:50)! What are some of the difference between H2H points and Roto? ... Is there a certain prototype to target in a H2H points league hitter (28:53)? What factors should you be looking at? ... Is there a certain type of starting pitcher you're looking for in a H2H points league (34:27)? Why is pitching so valuable in this format? ... SPARPS (43:00)! Why does everybody love them? Why is Frank against them? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • The All-Disappearing Act Team! (05/05 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Last week we had one-hit wonders, this week it's disappearing acts! Who are some players that could completely fall off in 2020 (5:35)? Paul Goldschmidt is a popular response but who joins him? ... Now presenting the All-Disappearing Act Team (since 2000), starting with the catcher position (11:30)! There is no shortage of catchers, especially in recent seasons. ... Between Prince Fielder, Justin Morneau, Joey Votto, and Chris Davis, who takes down the honors at first base (20:20)? ... Brian Dozier and Dan Uggla hit a wall at second base but somebody else stands above the rest at second base (29:30). ... At the hot corner, Frank is reminded of one of his favorite keepers over the past decade but he has some competition (37:40). ... Shortstop has actually seen some of the biggest names in the sport drop off rather quickly (44:00). ... We. can do a whole show on outfielders alone but we managed to narrow it down to three (50:30). ... Starting pitcher is another position filled with names we loved for Fantasy over the years but San Francisco seems to be a popular place for disappearing acts (1:01:10). ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Dynasty Roto Mock Draft Review; No Minor-League Season? (05/04 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're reviewing a 12-team dynasty Roto mock draft we did but first, may the fourth be with you! Late last week we had some news that there might not be a minor-league season (5:15). How does that affect the timeline of players in 2020? ... Diving into our startup dynasty mock draft, what are the differences between Roto and H2H points (18:55). Taking a look at the first round, would you rather have Fernando Tatis or Alex Bregman? Did Gerrit Cole get drafted too early at six? ... What happened towards the end of the first round and the early second round (26:20)? How should you feel about Trea Turner in dynasty given speed is his biggest asset. Also, who does Scott prefer between Rafael Devers and Jose Ramirez? ... What else happened in the second round (33:00)? Can you make Gerrit Cole and Jacob deGrom work in dynasty? Will Yordan Alvarez ever play a position? Should Wander Franco be drafted this early? ... Who do you prefer between Jo Adell and Luis Robert (39:15)? Who would Scott take between Chris Paddack and Lucas Giolito (42:30)? Why does Adam build his dynasty roster around younger hitters (46:35). If you miss out on a younger player, should you just take an older one and prospects? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Interesting Players Who Are Backups; Sanchez/Paddack Deep Dives (05/01 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're taking a look at some deeper-league players plus deep diving Gary Sanchez and Chris Paddack but first, IT'S GONNA BE MAY! What are the pros and cons of Gary Sanchez in 2020 (3:23). Would you rather have J.T. Realmuto or Sanchez two rounds later? ... Taking a look at backup players who are interesting for one reason or another, Mike Ford really jumps off the page (14:10). What's his path to playing time? ... We were all so happy when Jose Martinez was traded to the Rays and then reality set in (21:10). Can he have a Yuli Gurriel-type breakout? ... Who are some players who stand out in the National League (26:15)? Tyler O'Neill has a ton of power potential plus people might be sleeping on Garrett Cooper. ... Does Nick Solak have a chance to contribute (36:43)? ... We're also taking a closer look at Chris Paddack (40:40). The guy just knows how to pitch! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Who's That Baseball Player? Five Prospects and Their MLB Comps (04/30 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Welcome to our live podcast stream, which featured the debut of "Who's That Baseball Player" (4:34). This player might be 40 years old but is still a contributor! ... Our second player was great in five starts last year before he tore his ACL (10:40). He's known for his beard and his splitter. ... Our third player hit 31 of his 40 career home runs in 2019 (15:26). He also had two minor-league seasons with 29 or more home runs! ... Our fourth player posted career-highs in home runs (30) and steals (9) in 2019 (20:11). Most of his damage was done before May! ... Our fifth player is an oldie but a goodie (24:55). He was the first overall pick in the 2005 draft! ... We're answering your questions during the stream and revealing our favorite sleepers past 200 ADP and late-round targets in OBP formats (32:00). ... Scott and Chris reveal their MLB comps for five impact prospects in 2020 (39:40). ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • In-Season Management 101; Jesus Luzardo Deep Dive (04/29 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Today we're talking in-season management but first we have ANOTHER MLB proposal (1:12). This latest proposal has teams playing in just three divisions and from their own ballparks. Rejoice Rockies owners! ... We're also taking a deeper look at a breakout candidate in Jesus Luzardo (8:30). What's all the hype about? Where does he rank among other popular breakouts? ... In-season management is potentially more important than draft day, starting with the waiver wire (17:17). Should you play with FAAB? How aggressive should you be early in the season? ... Another topic for in-season management includes how to handle prospects (30:00). Should you be stashing them? Also, how do you know when to drop a player early in the season? ... Another important aspect of Fantasy Baseball is streaming hitters and pitchers (40:30). Are two-start pitchers dead? How do you find hitters to stream? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • The All One-Hit Wonder Fantasy Team! (04/28 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Everybody loves a good one-hit wonder, unless of course they ruined your Fantasy Baseball season! Who are some players from 2019 who might turn out to be one-hit wonders (2:00)? ... As we start to dive into our analysis of the biggest one-hit wonders since 2000, who made the cut at catcher and first base (8:23)? They're a little more recent than you think! ... Next up we have the middle infield with second base and shortstop (15:55). Find out who Scott tried to make nicknames for back in college. ... The hot corner is ruled by a familiar face (29.25). Can anybody overtake the great Chase Headley? ... Given so many outfielders, this position was a bit tougher to narrow down (32:00). Does Darin Erstad make the cut? ... As we finally make our way to pitching, this is where chaos ensues (39:43). Scott makes great points, Chris tries to create loopholes, and Adam feels bad for Scott! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Winners and Losers in the Grapefruit/Cactus League; Tommy Edman Deep Dive (04/27 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're taking a look at the biggest winners and losers if the baseball season were played in just Arizona and Florida but first, should your leagues be redrafted (2:30)? So many things have changed since you drafted back in March. Should your league consider redoing the draft if the baseball season is played in just Arizona and Florida? ... How do we feel about Tommy Edman for 2020 (10:23)? The utility-man for the Cardinals offers some batting average and speed but that's only if he's in the lineup regularly. ... If there is baseball played in the Grapefruit League in Florida, who are the biggest winners (24:27)? Upon review of the park dimensions, Cavan Biggio seems to be one of the main beneficiaries. ... Who are some of the losers in the Grapefruit League (31:19)? Right-handed Phillies and right-handed Astros seem to lose some value as a result. ... Moving over to the Cactus League, who are the biggest winners here (35:00)? Is German Marquez finally trustworthy!? ... How much do we need to devalue the Rockies hitters moving away from Coors Field (44:38)? Most pitchers would suffer pitching in Arizona and Lucas Giolito might be the biggest name. ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Prospects-Only Mock Draft Recap; Alec Mills Deep Dive (04/24 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Prospects, prospects, and more prospects but first we're taking a deeper look at Alec Mills (4:00). Who is Alec Mills and what is his appeal? ... Before we get into the prospects-only mock draft, we're revealing how we evaluate prospects (8:42). How should you weigh production vs. tools and pedigree? ... We're diving into round one and taking a closer look at Jarred Kelenic and Royce Lewis (25:00). Who would you rather have between Kelenic and Dylan Carlson? Why is Chris so high on Lewis despite his rough 2019? ... Evaluating prospects is hard, evaluating 17-year old prospects is even tougher (34:12). How should you handle somebody like Jasson Dominguez in the Yankees organization? ... Chris actively stayed away from pitching in this draft. Why was that (38:15)?. How does Scott handle pitchers in a prospect context? ... We're revealing our final rosters and talking MLB comps for a select few prospects (43:30). ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Ross Stripling Joins The Show! Mailbag Questions (04/23 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Frank and Scott are talking to Dodgers All-Star pitcher Ross Stripling and he starts off with his thoughts on the latest proposal from MLB (4:13). ... Ross then tells us about the park factors that come with pitching in Arizona (6:16). He reveals how pitching in Arizona is actually similar to pitching at altitude in Coors Field. ... Was there a juiced ball in 2019 (9:05)? You didn't hear it from Ross Stripling. ... What went into his breakout 2018 campaign (12:28)? It was a combination of factors but he likes to start! ... We end the interview with some rapid-fire FBT related questions (21:20). ... Adam and Chris join the show and we're answering your questions (32:45). How do park factors change specifically in Arizona and Florida? ... Who do we trust more between Mitch Keller and Dylan Cease in a H2H points league (41:10)? ... Scott often mentions 50-homer power but who are those players (49:00)? Of course this is an opportunity for Chris to defend Giancarlo Stanton. ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Auction Strategy 101; Nick Senzel Deep Dive (04/22 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're answering everything you need to know about Fantasy Baseball auctions but first a deep dive on Nick Senzel (3:10). How much different is Senzel from Scott Kingery? Is he a player you should just have blind faith in because of his prospect status? ... Frank thinks auctions are the best way to play Fantasy but why (17:45)? ... How do we usually split our $260 budget between hitting and pitching? ... How much do you plan for the auction before it happens (25:15)? How much of your plan should be rigid vs. allowing a certain level of flexibility? ... How do we create auction values (31:05)? Many people have asked how to create auction values. Scott, Chris, and Frank all differ a bit in their process. ... Once you're in the auction, how do you handle nominations and the bidding process (45:09)? Do you just nominate players you don't want? Should you try people or price-enforce while bidding? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Youth vs. Veteran Teams; Latest MLB Proposal (04/21 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Ever wonder how your Fantasy team would look if you drafted just veterans? How about if you drafted just young players? Well that's exactly what we're doing today but first we have another proposal for the 2020 season, which now includes Texas as a third location for games (6:47). How would this change things for Fantasy? ... Scott and Adam are teaming up to run the veteran team while Chris and Frank are in control of the youth team (13:50). Adam reminds us that the veterans are very strong at starting pitcher and then the two sides reveal their catchers and first basemen. ... Next, we have middle infield which is dominated by youth (27:53)! Scott and Adam chose who at second base and shortstop? Which early-round hitter has as much downside as Fernando Tatis? ... Who lands at the hot corner for the two sides (39:00)? Somehow, we get into Kris Bryant and how low he is in Frank's rankings. ... Which outfielders are selected for the veterans and who makes it for the youth (45:05)? Youth takes it home again but we wind up getting into it over Giancarlo Stanton! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Differentiating Early-Round SP; Salvador Perez Deep Dive (04/20 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're taking a closer look at the starting pitchers drafted in rounds three and four but first we're deep-diving Salvador Perez (4:50). How should you value Perez coming off Tommy John surgery. Will Mike Matheny impact his value? ... Early-round starting pitchers can be very hit or miss. How do the guys feel about Patrick Corbin (15:50)? Should we be worried about the increased walk rate? ... Next up we have two of last season's breakouts in Lucas Giolito and Luis Castillo. Can they do it again (22:00)? Specifically for Castillo, he was quite unlucky in the second half. ... Two veteran pitchers drafted in this range are Clayton Kershaw and Charlie Morton. Which one would we rather have in 2020 (30:10)? ... Lastly, what went wrong for Aaron Nola plus how much should we trust Blake Snell and Chris Paddack (40:30). ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Three Busts For 2020; H2H Categories Draft Recap! (04/17 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're recapping our latest 12-team H2H categories draft but first we reveal the winners of our OOTP contest giveaway (7:45). The winners provided busts for the 2020 season, which include Alex Bregman, Kris Bryant and ... Adam Aizer? Find out what Frank and Scott think about Bregman and Bryant here in 2020. ... H2H categories seems like the perfect marriage of H2H points and roto but is it actually (26:58)? How do we typically attack this format? Should you punt categories? What is a Carlos Marmol strategy? ... Were there any surprises in the first round (33:07)? If you are punting steals, how do you handle Mike Trout, Christian Yelich, and Ronald Acuña? ... Scott did draft four of his Top-35 starting pitchers but still doesn' t like his pitching (37:03). ... Do utility-only players gain value in this format where you have to start two of them (40:50)? If they do, Yordan Alvarez and Nelson Cruz should be drafted higher than they normally are. ... Frank is excited about Eloy Jimenez in 2020 but Scott isn't as enthusiastic (43:47). ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Mailbag! Kevin Newman Deep Dive (04/16 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're answering all your questions but first we get things started with a deep dive on Kevin Newman (6:23). What's the base case scenario for Newman? Where does he rank among other late-round middle infielders? ... We've got the latest news regarding Alex Verdugo plus it sounds like Mike Trout is not on board with the current season proposal (16:58). Is Verdugo's back injury chronic? ... We're diving into your latest questions and the first one is regarding Yonny Chirinos and Ryan Yarbrough (25:00). Which Rays pitcher would you rather own in 2020? ... Who were some players you thought would be "locks" and weren't (31:55)? Has that changed how you evaluate prospects? ... How do closer roles change if there is a shortened season (37:40)? Do you draft more setup pitchers as a result? ... How do you value Shohei Ohtani in daily lineup league (45:25)? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Fantasy Trading 101; Adam Eaton Deep Dive (04/15 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're giving you all the tools you need to make trades in your fantasy leagues, but first we honor the great Jackie Robinson on Jackie Robinson Day (2:35). How would Jackie Robinson's 1949 MVP season rank in today's game? ... Another day, another deep dive and today we're taking a look at Adam Eaton (6:25). Is Eaton just a guy? Is he undervalued for 2020? ... We begin our trade discussion with trading etiquette (16:15). What are the dos and don'ts when trading? What is a "classic Frank two-for-one"? ... What are the biggest differences when trading in a points league vs. roto league (26:35)? ... Are there ethics involved when trading in Fantasy (34:20)? Is it okay to take advantage of the worst owner in your league? ... How should you approach trades in dynasty/keeper leagues (41:42)? Find out how Scott stays ahead of his competition in those formats. ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • HOF Ballot For Active Players; Michael Conforto Deep Dive (04/14 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Among active players in Major League Baseball, who has the best chance of making it to the Hall of Fame? We'll answer just that but first we deep dive Michael Conforto (6:00). What does Conforto's upside look like? Can he get back to his 2017 form? ... We begin our HoF discussion with the age-old questions, "Should Pete Rose be a Hall of Famer?" and "Should the steroid era be allowed in?" (16:43). ... There's at least a consensus top five among the group. Who are they (21:50)? Mike Trout, Albert Pujols, and Clayton Kershaw all seem like pretty safe bets. ... Next, we get into Chris' Top-10, which includes a few younger players (27:45). Are Juan Soto and Ronald Acuña too far out to project? ... Scott reveals his unanimous Top-11, which includes two catchers (37:32). ... There's a lot of overlap to this point but Frank gives out his final three players on his ballot (43:50). Should closers be in the conversation? Last but not least, we get into an impromptu debate over Nolan Arenado's chances at the Hall of Fame (53:00). ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • H2H Points Mock Draft Recap! Latest MLB Proposal (04/13 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're recapping our latest 12-team H2H points mock draft but first we have some music takes brought to you by Adam Aizer! We take a look at the latest MLB proposal, which would have teams play the season out of their spring training facilities in Arizona and Florida (8:00). How would this affect Rockies players? Which players gain the biggest advantage with a universal DH? ... As part of our mock draft recap, we review everybody's general philosophy in H2H points leagues (25:00). Why is there such an emphasis on starting pitching early in this format? ... Next, we're taking a look at the second round (35:17). Would you rather have Shane Bieber or Jose Ramirez? Why did Anthony Rizzo get drafted this early? ... With pitching flying off the board, this created strong hitter value in the third round (40:10). How did J.D. Martinez last so long? Would you rather draft Trea Turner or Mike Clevinger? ... Lastly, we take a look at Adam's final roster with the ninth overall pick (47:00). ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Lessons Learned PART 2; Masahiro Tanaka Deep Dive (04/10 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're taking another look at our biggest misses from 2019 and explaining the lessons we learned as a result but first we have a fun giveaway (7:20)! Have you ever wanted to try a baseball simulator? Now's your chance. ... Let's get things started with another deep dive, this time it's Masahiro Tanaka (12:12). How much did the juiced ball affect Tanaka in 2019? Also, how many wins makes a pitcher useful in that category? Frank reveals Zack Wheeler was one of his biggest misses in 2019 and cautions you on Jack Flaherty (25:00). Is Flaherty overvalued at his current cost? ... Scott was in on Jurickson Profar in 2019 but after taking a look at some advanced metrics, he started to back off (35:42). ... Adam was burnt by Yu Darvish last year but apparently he's going back to the well (42:20). ... Can we learn anything from Jesus Aguilar's disappointing 2019 (51:51)? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Lessons Learned From 2019; Let's Be Frank! (04/09 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We're taking a look back at players we drafted or strategies we used in 2019 that weren't successful and learning from that. Chris starts us off explaining why he was so interested in Trevor Bauer heading into 2019 (3:35). What went wrong? Who might this year's Bauer be? ... Scott then explains why he values pitching so much this season based off the way he drafted his Tout Wars team in 2019 (15:30). How do we avoid that early-round clunker? What was the difference between Gerrit Cole and Blake Snell last season? ... Adam then explains what happened with A.J. Pollock in 2019 (32:30). Who might this year's Pollock be? ... Finally, we get to know Frank! (36:25). Why does he have so many consonants in his last name!? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Ranking Closers By Job Security; Kyle Schwarber Deep Dive (04/08 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Instead of just ranking closers like we always do, today we're ranking them based on job security. But first, we take a deeper look at Kyle Schwarber (5:35). Is Schwarber undervalued and how much different is he than Franmil Reyes? ... We're ranking the top closers in Fantasy Baseball by job security, starting off with the top tier, "The Strongest" (21:35). Only two names made it into this tier but which two? ... Next, we have tier two in terms of job security, "Very Strong But" (24:00). How many closers should make it into this tier? Does Ken Giles make the cut? ... Tiers three and four include players who have been named closer but have a few more warts (33:20). Adam makes the case for Archie Bradley plus how far down is Edwin Diaz? ... Fantasy owners are very excited about Nick Anderson and Giovanny Gallegos but neither has been named the closer for their respective team (42.25). ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Projecting The 2020s All-Decade Team! (04/07 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Last week we revealed our All-Decade Team for the 2010s but today we're projecting the All-Decade Team for the 2020s! Catchers are a unique position but who reigns supreme for the next decade (12:00)? Is it somebody like J.T. Realmuto who's playing now or a prospect like Adley Rutschman or Joey Bart? ... Next up is first base but should Cody Bellinger be eligible for the position (18:00)? If not, is Pete Alonso the easy answer? ... Second base seems easy except Chris comes up with a loophole (24:00). Do we prefer the safety of Ozzie Albies, the upside of Keston Hiura, or somebody entirely different? ... Shortstop features Fernando Tatis but it's also the home of baseball's best prospect in Wander Franco (32:00) ... Third base is a deep position but is that case when projecting for an entire decade (39:00)? ... Who joins Mike Trout in the outfield (44:00)? ... Projecting starting pitchers is extremely tough but wait for Scott's curveball here (51:45). Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com.


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  • Forgotten First Halves of 2019; Jeff McNeil Deep Dive (04/06 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Ever wonder why Fantasy owners tend to look at the second half of the previous season but forget about the first? We'll try to answer that question but first an update on the MLB timeline (6:00). According to a report from Ken Rosenthal, the MLB might try and play games in Arizona spring training ballparks ... Before we look at first-half outliers, we take a deeper look at Jeff McNeil (12:22). Are we buying what McNeil did in 2019? Should he be drafted ahead of Michael Brantley? ... Why do people typically ignore first-half performances (21:00)? Is Rhys Hoskins being undervalued based on the numbers he posted early in 2019? ... Domingo Santana and Hunter Renfroe are a pair of outfielders that are also being overlooked (35:25). Who is more likely to bounce-back between the two? ... Finally, we address two starting pitchers in Cole Hamels and Caleb Smith (50:21) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com


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  • 2020 All-Star Teams; Flashback Friday (04/03 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We'll reveal our favorite picks at each position in Fantasy Baseball this season, but first let's have a little fun with Flashback Friday (4:17). Remember Carlos Quentin and Mike Morse? How about Ricky Nolasco and Brad Miller? ... We start off in the infield of our All-Star teams (14:00). Will the real Josh Bell please stand up? Then it's Frank vs. Chris and Scott in Manny Machado no holds barred match ... Who does everybody have in their All-Star outfield (35:00)? Scott reminds us why Jorge Soler's breakout could be a sign of things to come ... Finally, which pitchers are the guys targeting most consistently in their drafts (43:35)? Why aren't more people in on Sonny Gray? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com


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  • Live Roto Mock Draft!

    We're doing a 12-team Roto mock draft, where Frank surprises everybody by taking Jacob deGrom with the fourth overall pick. Find out why starting pitchers actually went later than anticipated. How did we approach steals? How will Scott get saves? Does the season being delayed drastically change player values?

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  • Dynasty Mock Draft Review; Urquidy Deep Dive (04/01 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We'll take you through our 12-team H2H Points Dynasty mock draft, but first let's discuss Jose Urquidy (5:00). Is he better than his prospect status would indicate? ... We talk Dynasty and how to balance draft picks that help your team right now and picks that help in the future (14:00). And as we look at Round 1 of our draft (22:08), what stood out? Should Nolan Arenado be taken before or after Rafael Devers? Then, Round 2 gives us our first prospect (28:50). Did Wander Franco get drafted too early? ... As we move to Round 3 (36:05) we see Vladimir Guerrero Jr. go off to the board. Plus we get into a Bryce Harper vs. Trea Turner debate (38:30). And how about those old guys (45:05)!? When did Max Scherzer, Justin Verlander and Charlie Morton get drafted? Finally, we review Scott's team and how he put together his roster ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com

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  • Fantasy Baseball All-Decade Team! (03/31 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Get ready to debate! It wasn't easy putting together an All-Decade team, but all four of us came up with our own teams which of course leads to plenty of arguing and plenty of fun along the way ... We start with the infield (7:30) with Catcher being the easiest call. Then we take some time to explain our methodology for selecting this squad, but the debates really begin at 1B (16:00), 2B (20:26), 3B (24:55) and Shortstop (31:40). Did Paul Goldschmidt make the cut? Was Nolan Arenado a slam dunk? How much did steals matter? ... Getting to the OF (39:05) and DH (47:15). Mike Trout was an easy call, but Ryan Braun sparked controversy. In fact we had a lot of disagreements at these positions ... At SP (52:50), Adam gets shamed into putting Chris Sale on the team. Does Madison Bumgarner deserve a spot? And RP (58:10) was fairly easy ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com

  • Big Questions for Top 5 Picks (03/30 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We've got a listener bold prediction to start the show (3:45). Can the 28th third baseman according to ADP become a Top 10 option at his position? We make the case for and against. Then we've got a few news items for you (9:15) including notes on Dylan Carlson and Luis Castillo ... Asking big questions about the top players in Fantasy. How many bases will Ronald Acuna steal (22:40)? What about Mike Trout (28:00)? Will Christian Yelich be hampered by his knee injury (31:55)? ... We discuss the chances of Cody Bellinger repeating his 2019 success (36:15) and the chances that Mookie Betts will miss Fenway Park more than we imagined (38:40). And how much of a dropoff is there after the Top 3 picks? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com

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  • Mailbag! Answering Your Questions Plus ADP Breakdown (03/27 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We break down the latest reports about what a shortened season might look like, then reveal our favorite picks from Rounds 19-21. Then, we run through a bunch of listener questions about BABIP luck, Nick Senzel’s chances, a long-term look at Fernando Tatis and Keston Hiura and more.

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  • Five Amazing Stats; ADP Rounds 16-18 (03/26 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    It's Opening Day! Or at least it's supposed to be Opening Day. We don't have baseball, but we do have a new host, some noteworthy Opening Day performances from the past (2:30), a bold prediction about the CHW rotation (6:15), an uplifting Twitter moment and a Jose Abreu rankings debate (14:00) to start the show ... Scott wrote a whole column about amazing stats, let's give you five to ponder today. We talk about Nelson Cruz (22:00), Marcell Ozuna (26:00), Edwin Encarnacion (30:23), Dansby Swanson (34:30) and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (38:30) ... The best and worst picks of Rounds 16-18 (47:05). Is Joe Jimenez good? Is Garrett Hampson good? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com

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  • Frank Stampfl Joins the CBS Team and Provides Sleepers, Breakouts and Busts! (03/25 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Are you ready for your new host? Frank Stampfl is ready to guide you to Fantasy Baseball glory. He'll be our new host and he'll have rankings on CBSSports.com as well ... Reacting to Noah Syndergaard's injury (6:45) and more information on when the season may start and what it might look like (11:15) ... Frank's sleepers (14:00), breakouts (22:55) and busts (35:00). We debate Franmil Reyes, Matthew Boyd, Trevor Bauer, Jose Altuve and more. And the listeners tell us who we missed in our Fictional Characters draft (42:55) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com

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  • Ellen Adair's Players to Draft and Players to Avoid (03/24 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We welcome Ellen Adair back to the show! Ellen is ready to talk about some of her favorite players to draft and some players to avoid. But first, who are the fictional baseball players she would have drafted in yesterday's draft (8:00)? ... Ellen gives us three players she is high on (13:31). For some reason, she really likes the Oakland A's. And then three players she's not drafting (26:00) including Giancarlo Stanton and Corey Kluber ... We review Rounds 13-15 of ADP with the best and worst picks (42:00). Some bad RP picks, good value for Kenta Maeda and plenty more to discuss ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com 

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  • Best Fictional Baseball Players of All-Time! (03/23 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Imagine a Fantasy lineup with characters from cartoons, movies and video games! We draft the best fictional baseball players of all-time! Did Rick "Wild Thing" Vaughn make the cut? Who was the #1 pick in the draft? Before we get to that, we've got a bold prediction about Tommy La Stella (3:00) and much more ... News and notes (8:31) as we get yet another injury note on Aaron Judge, and then we have a player debate (12:00): Yuli Gurriel vs. Luke Voit ... It's time for the Fictional Players draft (18:30). Enjoy! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com

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  • Chris Sale's Elbow, All-Rookie Team, Best and Worst Picks of Rounds 10-12 (03/20 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We discuss the long-term ramifications of Chris Sale's Tommy John surgery, and then break down Scott White's All-Rookie team. Which rookies should you make sure are on your roster for 2020? We go through each position for Scott's top rookie. (23:00) Then, we go through Rounds 10 through 12 and pick our favorite — hello, Frankie Montas, Miguel Sano, and Cavan Biggio — and picks we don't like — Madison Bumgarner and Dinelson Lamet don't fare too well. (38:30) ... plus your emails at FantasyBaseball@CBSi.com


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  • Ohtani's Value, Player Debates, Best and Worst Picks of Rounds 7-9 (03/19 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    How do you feel about Chef Boyardee? One of us has never had it! After that discussion we get into a bold prediction about Bo Bichette (3:45). What do we like about Bichette and what could be an issue for him? And we talk a little more about the value of closers in a shortened season (7:30) ... News and notes (12:30)! Chris Sale and Shohei Ohtani could both be available for Opening Day, so who do we like better? Is Ohtani once again a Top 40 pick in a daily lineups league? And follow along as Chris makes a draft pick on the air (18:00)! ... Player Debate: Zac Gallen (22:04). Can we bully Scott into moving him up in the rankings? Then we give you the best and worst picks of Round 7 (32:30), Round 8 (39:40) and Round 9 (47:15) in FantasyPros ADP ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com

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  • How to Account For A Shorter Season; Favorite Picks from Rounds 4-6 (03/18 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Updates on Justin Verlander, Willie Calhoun, Giancarlo Stanton's injuries, plus Ariel Cohen joins the show to talk about how he is taking into account the potential of a shorter season. How much do guys like Rich Hill, Justin Verlander, James Paxton benefit from a delayed season opener? (17:00) Then, Ariel introduces us to his ATC projections system, available on SportsLine.com, and how he's using them to account for the delayed opener, as well as the potential of a shortened season. Who benefits in such a case? (26:00) Then, we go through our favorite and least-favorite picks from Rounds 4-6, including a disagreement about Ketel Martel! (39:00) Plus, your emails at FantasyBaseball@CBSi.com

  • LeMahieu vs. Moncada; Best and Worst Picks of Rounds 1-3 (03/17 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We start with some Fantasy combos (2:30) as we explore the best ways to build your roster in the early rounds. deGrom and Blackmon vs. Bregman and Morton. Bogaerts and Darvish vs. Kershaw and Bichette ... What shows are you watching on your TV or streaming device right now (12:00)? We tell you what we're getting into. And then we debate D.J. LeMahieu vs. Yoan Moncada (17:35)! Chris makes a spirited case for Moncada ... The best and worst picks of Rounds 1-3 according to ADP (31:00). A lot of Fernando Tatis Jr. talk. Who else stands out in a good or bad way? ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com

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  • 15-Team Roto Draft Review; Advanced Stats We Like (03/16 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Do we have any clues about when the season will start? We'll update you to start the show before looking at some recent ADP trends (5:30) ... Which advanced stats do we use when evaluating players (10:40)? From expected stats to swinging strikes to barrels and more, find out what we rely on in our analysis ... We review our 15-team Roto mock draft (16:00). How do you decide between SPs and steals? How did Scott end up with such a good pitching staff? And we also read your Apple Podcast questions (39:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com

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  • Players That Scare Us; ADP on Other Sites (03/13 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    First, "To Draft or Not to Draft (5:30)?" We discuss what we're doing with our Fantasy drafts and what you could do right now. Also, which players are gaining value due to the postponement of the season (9:30)? And do suspended players lose value? ... We talk briefly about drafting in 14-team leagues (14:00). Does Scott's rule about SPs still apply? Then we discuss how a shortened season could change the Fantasy outlooks for SPs with innings limits (22:00) ... Players that scare us (28:31)! Whether it's injury, uncertain performance or just a spooky name (Spooky Betts?), which players are we a little nervous about drafting? Is Aaron Judge destined to be on the IL? Is Trevor Bauer set up for failure in CIN? Then we go over some ADP trends we're seeing on ESPN and Yahoo to figure out where you can find value (42:55) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com

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  • ? OPENING DAY POSTPONED: Programming Announcement and Fantasy Reaction (03/12 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We fill you in on our Podcasting plans while the season is suspended and our Fantasy reaction as well.