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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  • 05/27: Memorial Day Mailbag! (Recorded Friday) (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Check out our pre-recorded mailbag show as we give you some bold predictions that hopefully came true over the weekend and read your emails including Grade the Trade and Fantasy Regulators.

Episodes of This Show

  • 05/24: Prospects, Giolito, Most Added, Week 10 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    A busy show today as Cavan Biggio, Josh Naylor and Kevin Cron are getting called up. How does Biggio stack up with the other recently-promoted second basemen? And are the other guys worth adding? Then we give you our favorite two-start pitchers for Week 10 (8:15), some one-start streamers for this weekend (12:30) and Thursday's standouts (14:00) which include Lucas Giolito, the struggling Aaron Nola and Jon Lester, and the surging David Fletcher ... News and notes (26:00) as we get into a Daniel Murphy vs. Biggio debate, Austin Riley (33:20) and the Minnesota Twins (34:45) make history, and we look at the Most Added list (38:00) ... Recapping yesterday's performances (44:00) with thoughts on Masahiro Tanaka, Madison Bumgarner, Hector Neris and many more. And we finish with a more thorough look at the two-start pitchers (55:40) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 05/23: Trade Talk, Prospects, Double Dongs and More! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Gleyber Torres and Eloy Jimenez went yard twice yesterday. Torres continues to punish the Orioles, but how much does that matter when evaluating him? And did this two-homer game from Jimenez change our opinions at all? Then let's get the Thurryometer out on Gerrit Cole and Cole Hamels (9:05) ... Top prospects to stash (12:50), big news (17:40), Manny Machado's struggles (24:00) and some Buy Low/Sell High/Buy High candidates (27:30). We're buying Rafael Devers, but what about Austin Riley? ... Breaking down four of the top hitters in Fantasy (34:50) and wondering how legit these performances are. Bellinger over Betts rest of season? And how about those struggling Cardinals sluggers (42:40)? Buy low on Carpenter and Goldschmidt? And we finish the show with more from Wednesday's games (46:00) including some deep league options and SP rankings ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 05/22: Worryometer, ACES Update, Tue. Recap (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Looking for the hitter that is about to dominate MLB for the next month? We've got three suggestions (1:50). Then it's on to Tuesday's standouts (5:45) including Clint Frazier, German Marquez, Lance Lynn and Marwin Gonzalez ... Evaluating Francisco Lindor (20:40), news and notes (25:00), bullpen updates (28:40) as we dissect an interesting Joe Maddon quote, and then it's Worryometer Wednesday (31:00) which of course starts with Jose Ramirez and Trevor Bauer but also includes Chris Archer, Andrew Benintendi, Daniel Murphy and more ... "Hey, Real Quick," (47:00) an update on the ACES metric (49:00) which attempts to determine which pitchers have great stuff. There are some surprising names near the top of the list. And we finish the show with more from yesterday (52:50) as we debate Zach Eflin, Marcus Stroman and Eduardo Rodriguez. Plus a look at today's matchups  (58:10) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 05/21: Rockin' Rookies; Rising Stars; Dropometer (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Monday's standouts (2:55) include Gleyber Torres and Mike Minor who have done a lot of damage against BAL and SEA, respectively. What do we make of that? Also, did ATL find a new closer (10:00)? Then we get into two awesome rookies (12:00) Michael Chavis and Austin Riley and wonder if now is the time to sell ... News and notes (19:15), SPs who may be becoming stars (23:30) and some BOS hitters we need to chat about (31:00) ... "Act Now Before It's Too Late!" (36:50) Plus the Dropometer (47:05), Team Name Tuesday (50:00) and the Monday leftovers (53:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 05/20: Weekend Roundup - deGrom Concerns? Adding Mahle? (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Starting with the most important hitters (1:40) and SPs (6:26) to add. Nicky Lopez and Willie Calhoun deserve more attention. The SPs might be less obvious but make sure Griffin Canning is owned in your leagues. Who are are some one-start streamers you could use this week (9:30)? And what are the key injuries to know (12:56)? ... Who we added and dropped (19:40) plus a look at the Most Added list (25:30) as we discuss some Catchers you could stream. We've also got a look at some streaking hitters (35:00) like Daniel Vogelbach and C.J. Cron ... Pitchers, pitchers, pitchers (39:30)! Starting with bullpen thoughts and getting to the studs and duds from the week. And finally we finish with Start or Sit for today's games (1:00:00) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 05/17: Most Added, Rankings Review, Week 9 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Who are our favorite two-start pitchers to add for next week (2:30) and who are our favorite weekend streamers (5:00)? Then we get into Trevor Bauer (7:15), Brendan Rodgers (14:00) and the Most Added list (21:00) which is full of prospects and other interesting players like Reynaldo Lopez and some catchers to consider ... Thoughts on Zack Wheeler (30:10), and are we "Buying the Breakout" (32:30) for Zach Davies, Zach Eflin, Chris Bassitt, Paul Dejong and a few others? ... Some emails (41:30) about Juan Soto, Eloy Jimenez, Wil Myers, Cole Irvin and Jose Ramirez. Also Grade the Trade, random stats (48:30) that might be important and a thorough look at two-start pitchers (54:10) and weekend streamers (58:10) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 05/16: Trade Talk, Overowned Players, Slumping Stars (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We've got yet another prospect to discuss, so we start the show with some overall thoughts on the recent call-ups and who you need to be adding. Wednesday's standouts (5:30) include Gleyber Torres who has feasted on the Orioles this season and Yu Darvish. Also, which prospects do you need to be stashing right now (10:00)? ... More Tommy La Stella talk (13:13), then we give you Buy Low (21:50), Sell High (28:40) and Buy High (33:00) guys. It gets heated when we discuss Chris Archer! ... Steals Alert (41:00)! Slump Alert (42:00)! And questioning the ownership of guys like Robinson Cano, Jesse Winker and Byron Buxton before we finish the show discussing the noteworthy SP performances (48:00) from yesterday and the bullpen (57:00). Is Diego Castillo the Rays closer? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 05/15: More Call-Ups; Jose Ramirez Talk; Everything from Tuesday (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Busy show today as Austin Riley and Keston Hiura are up and we'll discuss them (3:00) plus which prospects are next to arrive (9:30). We also chat about Jose Ramirez (14:25)! Is he ever going to break the slump? And we've got Monday leftovers (21:00) for you including Brad Peacock, Robbie Ray and Jarrod Dyson ... Tuesday standouts (27:30)! Vlad homered twice and there may be some clarity in the Red Sox bullpen. We also wonder if it's time to sell high on some of the best of 2019 like George Springer and Cody Bellinger (36:00) ... So much from Tuesday as we give you deep league options (41:00) and review the noteworthy pitching performances (43:00). Where are we on Jack Flaherty? Kyle Gibson? Kyle Hendricks? Brandon Woodruff? And finally a look at today's matchups to end the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 05/14: Legitimate Breakouts, Prospects, Nola Concerns? (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Two players who can steal bases are being called up and we begin the show discussing their values before dusting off the Worryometer (8:15) for Aaron Nola and Shane Bieber. Then Chris (14:25) and Scott (20:30) give us the legitimate breakouts of 2019. Josh Bell, Matt Boyd, Caleb Smith, Jorge Polanco and Mike Minor are discussed and, in some cases, debated ... What about Omar Narvaez, Eduardo Escobar and Tommy La Stella (31:00)? Are they breaking out too? Plus news and notes (37:05) and bullpen updates including the mystery of Hector Neris (40:00) ... And following up on yesterday's discussion of the Griffin Canning Corporation, what are the best baseball player/company names (44:00)? Double dongs (47:10), Bryce Harper thoughts (50:00) and Team Name Tuesday (56:10) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 05/13: Weekend Roundup - Prospects are Here! (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We had some interesting call-ups this weekend, but it's possible only one of them really matters. Let's start with some hitters (2:00) and pitchers (6:22) to add including a couple of saves options. Also, Hyun-Jin Ryu deserves his own segment (15:30) ... Big injuries to talk about (18:30), the aforementioned call-ups (23:30) and their Fantasy values, a look at the Most Added list (25:30) and we play "Start, Sit or Drop" (32:00) for Joey Votto, Travis Shaw, Jose Ramirez and Daniel Murphy ... SP talk (39:00) for the remainder of the show, beginning with the studs and getting into the SPs you might actually be able to add. Who is the best Cubs pitcher? Best Dodgers pitcher? We're buying Frankie Montas now. Should you add Spencer Turnbull? Zach Davies? Also a look at today's matchups to end the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 05/10: Pence, Darvish, Most Added, Week 8 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Who is our favorite two-start pitcher for Fantasy Week 8? And are we believing in this Hunter Pence revival (5:30)? We've also got the the Addometer (7:25) and the Dropometer (15:00) as we discuss Yu Darvish, Derek Dietrich, Wade Miley, Miguel Andujar and more ... Prospects to stash (21:30), thoughts on Daniel Murphy (26:40) and Josh Bell (29:00), Grade the Trade (38:50) ... A look at the Most Added list (44:20), are we "Still Buying it" for some hot starters who are currently cold (49:00), a quick Thursday recap (51:00) and two-start pitchers (57:00) and weekend streamers to end the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 05/09: Rankings Movers, Buy or Sell, SPs to Add (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Chris Sale is officially awesome again, but is Michael Brantley this good (5:00) or is he worth selling? And we had some standout SPs who might be available in your leagues (7:50) such as Kyle Gibson, Brad Peacock and Brandon Woodruff. We'll rank them for you! Then we'll rank a group of high-end SPs (19:05) like Clayton Kershaw, Matt Boyd and Jack Flaherty ... News and notes (26:00), Buy or Sell (33:00) for Christian Yelich, Josh Hader, J.D. Martinez, Tyler Glasnow and more ... Bullpen updates (44:40), and then Scott discusses some rankings movers (47:10). Hunter Dozier and Mike Minor are up. Yu Darvish has moved down. And we finish the show recapping some lousy SP performances from yesterday (55:00), discussing Hunter Renfroe and previewing today's matchups (59:30) ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 05/08: No-Hitter, "Hey, Real Quick" and the "Cool-O-Meter" (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    What a fun night in baseball! We of course talk about Mike Fiers' no-hitter and actually debate if it was a "great" start or not, seriously. We discuss Justin Turner (5:00), Jose Berrios (6:42), fringy SPs (11:30) like Griffin Canning, Lucas Giolito and Tyler Mahle and much more ... News and notes (19:00) as we update you on the CLE rotation and the LAA bullpen. We're also debuting the Cool-O-Meter (21:20), discussing an intriguing call-up with big power (23:30) and playing "Hey, Real Quick" (25:10) as we debate Nola vs. Berrios, Marquez vs. Ryu, Lester vs. Caleb Smith and Realmuto vs. Sanchez ... Some quick thoughts on a few of the top Fantasy performers that we don't talk enough about (30:50), and then it's on to the bullpen (36:15), Worryometer (39:00) and the Own-O-Meter (42:40). Plus our thoughts on some hitters to consider adding (44:00), Madison Bumgarner (46:30), Chris Paddack (48:00), some strategy and a new advanced stat ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com


  • 05/07: Legitometer, Rookie Watch, Grand Slams and More (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Anthony DeSclafani and Martin Perez rewarded Fantasy owners yesterday, but can they keep it up? Who else stood out on Monday (7:25)? We discuss Trevor Bauer and Chris Paddack before dusting off the Legitometer (14:00) for James McCann, Jorge Polanco and Nick Markakis ... Welcoming back (21:00) Matt Olson and Shohei Ohtani and celebrating the grand slams (28:24) of Tommy Pham, Jonathan Villar and Denny's restaurants ... Advanced stats discussion (34:10), Worryometer for five key players (40:00), our thoughts on relevant rookies (46:00) like Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Nick Senzel and Victor Robles, more from Monday (53:00) and Team Name Tuesday (55:00) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 05/06: Weekend Roundup - Who to Add for Week 7 and Beyond (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We start with hitters (1:40) and SPs (10:00) to add. Are Josh VanMeter or Derek Dietrich worth a look? What are we seeing from Pablo Lopez right now? And who are the one-start streamers you could use this week (12:15)? ... A lot of news to get to (17:00) as we update you on Corey Kluber, Jameson Taillon, all of the Yankees and some day-to-day guys. Then we review the Most Added list (23:30) as we wonder if any of the SPs like Anthony DeSclafani, Martin Perez, Griffin Canning and Spencer Turnbull have staying power ... How Adam botched Fantasy Jeopardy last week (32:00), bullpen updates (35:00), more hitters to add (38:40) and SP talk (42:30) to finish the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 05/03: Fantasy Jeopardy, Trade Talk, Week 7 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Who are our favorite two-start pitchers for Week 7 (1:50)? Who are our favorite weekend streamers (4:40)? And who are our favorite Buy Low and Sell High (8:00) candidates? What about some Buy High guys (17:15)? It's getting harder to doubt Hunter Dozier and Joey Gallo. But are we willing to buy low on Yasiel Puig? ... Reading your emails (21:00) and discussing our favorite advanced stats (26:00). We also review all of yesterday's important stuff (30:00) including brilliant performances from aces, Jose Berrios' ascent to the top tier and the struggles of Mike Foltynewicz and Brad Peacock ... Fantasy Jeopardy (41:30)! Scott and Heath compete in some FBT trivia. We've also got the Dropometer (53:00) for guys like Brandon Nimmo, Miguel Cabrera and Ryan McMahon, plus a full review of two-start pitchers (55:30) and weekend streamers ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 05/02: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Pitching Performances (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Kicking it off with our thoughts on stashing Corey Kluber (2:00) and some other notes from around MLB before we get into Wednesday's standouts (8:22). Adalberto Mondesi is a Top 3 Shortstop, and there are a couple of SPs who are barely owned and might need to be picked up in your leagues ... Worryometer (15:35) for Kris Bryant, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Eugenio Suarez and Bryce Harper. Then we'll talk about Nick Senzel (25:10) and some other recent call-ups ... Bullpen updates (34:10) as Ian Kennedy and Ty Buttrey are worth discussing. And we've got The Good (39:00), The Bad (45:40) and The Ugly (49:30) pitching performances. Are we concerned about Blake Snell? Is Jon Lester legit? Should you drop Carlos Rodon? Plus, quick thoughts on Danny Santana and Christian Vazquez (53:00) ... Your emails at fantasybasball@cbsi.com
  • 05/01: "Fooled You!"; Regulators; Tuesday Recap (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Jesus Aguilar homered again, Franmil Reyes homered twice, Griffin Canning debuted, Walker Buehler was OK and we may have a new closer in TEX. We start with the Tuesday standouts (3:18), get into the bullpen (6:00) and read some fun emails (16:00) about HR leaders, daily league strategies, Foreigner and more ... It was Demotion Day for three key players (23:30). We've also got hitters you might want to add (27:30) such as Reyes and Harrison Bader. Then it's time for "FOOLED YOU!" (34:10) as we debate if the hot starts of guys like Daniel Vogelbach, Domingo Santana and Joc Pederson were legit or if we were fooled ... Ranking aces (46:20), Team Name Tuesday on a Wednesday (50:00), ranking near-aces (53:00), fringy SPs (53:40) and Fantasy Regulators (57:10)! ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/30: Hot and Cold Hitters, April Trends and More (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Nate Lowe is up! Is he a must-add player? What about Alex Verdugo after the A.J. Pollock injury (4:40)? And we discuss Jesus Aguilar's big game (6:22) and whether or not you should buy into Jake Odorizzi's start (10:00). Also, keep Casey Mize on your radar (14:52) ... "Hot Blooded" players (17:35) and "Cold as Ice" players (25:30) as we get some classic rock on today's show. Are we concerned about Manny Machado? Can you drop Kyle Freeland? Plus bullpen notes (33:00) ... SPs from yesterday (36:00) including Zack Wheeler's lack of command and drop in velocity. And then we spotlight some April storylines (43:30) as Tim Anderson keeps on hitting, Corey Seager has no power and Luke Voit keeps getting on base. Also a peak at today's matchups at the end of the show ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/29: Weekend Roundup - How About Those Rookies (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Hitters to add (2:30) must include rookies Carter Kieboom and Michael Chavis while SPs to add (7:10) are a little risky this week. How much do we trust Reynaldo Lopez and Chris Bassitt? Who are some one-start streamers to consider? We also give you the big news (15:15) including our thoughts on Griffin Canning and an update on the LAA bullpen from Michael Caine himself! ... Most Added list (24:00)! A lot of RP talk as Emilio Pagan and Pedro Strop are getting looks. Then it's "Buy Low or Heck No" for some struggling aces (28:50) like Jacob deGrom, Corey Kluber and Noah Syndergaard ... SP talk (37:20) for the final 20 minutes of the show ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/26: Top 5 at Each Position; Ranking SPs; Week 6 Help (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    We start you off with our favorite two-start pitcher for Fantasy Week 6 before discussing Carter Kieboom's promotion (5:16), some SPs who are on their way back and yesterday's standouts (10:00) including the incredibly cold Justin Turner and the dominant Marco Gonzalez and Caleb Smith... Ranking SPs! First we rank three aces (18:30), then three near-aces (21:10), then an intriguing group that is not quite ace-level (24:24). How are we feeling about Aaron Nola? Zack Greinke? Masahiro Tanaka? ... Fantasy strategies that have worked so far (30:25), Most Added list (35:00), answering your questions (38:30), Top 5 at each position thus far (43:10), two-start pitchers (55:00) and weekend streamers (58:10) ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/25: Vlad, Trade Talk and "Breakout or Fake Out?" (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will debut tomorrow, and we're pumped! Vlad or Kris Bryant rest of season? Who is going to get saves for LAA (4:08)? What's up with Giancarlo Stanton (7:16)? And of course we get into yesterday's standouts (10:30) including Rhys Hoskins and Chris Paddack. Is now the time to sell Paddack? ... Any concerns about Blake Snell or Walker Buehler (19:50)? Then we play "Breakout or Fake Out" (22:00) with David Dahl, Domingo Santana and a few others ... Find out which prospects you need to stash (33:00) and then get some trade talk (39:00) as Scott and Heath give you a Buy Low, Sell High and Buy High. We finish up with a recap of yesterday's action (47:30) as Shin-Soo Choo, Nomar Mazara, Vince Velasquez and John Means merit discussion ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/24: Worryometer, Weaver, Wheeler (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Welcome to Worryomter Wednesday which of course kicks off with a Chris Sale discussion. Was yesterday's start encouraging or discouraging? Who are we willing to trade for him? We also discuss yesterday's standouts including Zack Wheeler (6:15), Luke Weaver (9:21) and Pablo Lopez (13:19) ... News and notes (16:30) with our thoughts on Carlos Martinez's role and Joey Gallo's batting average. Plus we've got "Hey, Real Quick" (22:55) as we compare Paul DeJong vs. Corey Seager, Jose Quintana vs. Yu Darvish, Sonny Gray vs. Domingo German and more ... Worryometer Wednesday! We've got Andrew Benintendi, Jose Ramirez, Joey Votto and Nick Castellanos (31:00) followed by Manny Machado, Yasiel Puig, Eloy Jimenez and Aaron Nola (38:30). Then some bullpen updates (45:05), emails (49:00) about Luis Castillo and Jesse Winker among others and a look at today's matchups at the end of the show ... Your emails at fantasbaseball@cbsi.com
  • 04/23: Regulators, Ranking Relevant Players and More from Monday (Fantasy Baseball Podcast)

    Monday's standouts include some hitters that we have no choice but to keep mentioning (2:06) like Hunter Dozier, Alex Gordon and Yandy Diaz. Who looks like a mainstay on Fantasy rosters? We also discuss Joe Musgrove (8:00) and Steven Matz (9:25) before giving a stat about BAL's terrible pitching staff (14:55) and the state of hitting across MLB ... "Welcome Back" (20:00) to several players who could cause playing time issues. And should we be adding a CLE minor leaguer (25:05)? And then let's rank some relevant players (26:26)! Clint Frazier vs. Gregory Polanco, Jack Flaherty vs. Clayton Kershaw, The Stallions vs. Rick Porcello and more! ... Fantasy Regulators (35:15)! Plus Adam makes an Easter confession (41:00) and we talk about underrated storylines (42:40), Team Name Tuesday (47:30), SPs from yesterday and an email about baseball uniforms ... Your emails at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com
  • 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? 
  • 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