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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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We're picking up where we left off yesterday in starting pitcher ADP with the fifth round (1:25). Is Tyler Glasnow overvalued? What about Kenta Maeda? ... In the sixth round, we see Corbin Burnes, Hyun-Jin Ryu and Max Fried drafted (12:05). Which one are we avoiding? ... Also going in the sixth round are Sonny Gray, Carlos Carrasco, and Stephen Strasburg (21:20). What do we think of each? ... Why does Scott like Zach Plesac so much (31:00)? Kyle Hendricks or Jose Berrios? ... Is Dinelson Lamet a ticking time bomb (40:13)? Zack Wheeler or Zack Greinke? ... Can Jesus Luzardo get to the next level (46:20)? Why does Frank love Chris Paddack? ... Why is Scott in on Framber Valdez (52:50)? Should you be worried about Dylan Bundy and Charlie Morton? ... We wrap with Luis Urias, Lance McCullers and Patrick Corbin (1:00:00)! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
We're expanding the FBT universe! Fantasy Baseball Today in 5, the fastest way to keep up with fantasy baseball, debuts on Monday, March 1. Download and subscribe now to get the first episode in your feed as soon as it is released! Want Fantasy advice, news and analysis fast? Fantasy Baseball Today in 5 will get you caught up on what you need to know to win your league in just 5 minutes every weekday morning. Join host Frank Stampfl and company as they help guide you to a Fantasy championship. The FBT crew will filter through the news cycle and deliver what matters most from a Fantasy perspective so you can make your add, drop, start & sit moves all before breakfast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
No doubt the biggest question entering Fantasy Baseball in 2021 is how to handle starting pitching (3:35). Should you draft pitching early? How many pitchers should you draft in the early rounds? What has the success rate been recently for this position? ... There's a clear top three at the position with Jacob deGrom, Gerrit Cole, and Shane Bieber (19:28). Why are these three our top three overall players in H2H points leagues? ... In the second round we see Trevor Bauer, Yu Darvish, and Walker Buehler get drafted (28:10). What are the expectations for Bauer in Los Angeles and why are we so worried about Buehler? ... Who is our favorite to draft from Lucas Giolito, Aaron Nola, and Max Scherzer (36:21)? ... What can you expect from Jack Flaherty following a COVID-riddled season (42:29)? How about Kershaw and Luis Castillo? ... Who's our favorite from Brandon Woodruff, Zac Gallen and Blake Snell (49:27)? ... We wrap up with our sleepers, breakouts and busts for the position (56:25)! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Danny Vietti and Will Middlebrooks are back and this time they're previewing the NL East for the upcoming season. But first, the guys react to comments made by former Mariners President Kevin Mather (2:01). What does Will think about service time manipulation? ... So who's going to win the NL East (8:10)? ... The Mets made a lot of moves this offseason (13:58). What are their expectations? ... What's the mindset for a player while he's in the minor league (15:47)? ... What are the expectations for the Nationals (23:33)? ... Phillies first baseman Rhys Hoskins joins the podcast (31:21). What are his expectations for the Phillies? ... What are the differences between Joe Girardi and Gabe Kapler (36:50)? ... Does Hoskins use analytics (40:15)? ... How does it feel to play with Bryce Harper (46:05)? ... The guys wrap up with some rapid-fire questions for Hoskins (51:33). ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Hope you like outfielders because we've got a lot of em! Let's start with where we left off yesterday in the fifth round of ADP (1:45). Would you draft Randy Arozarena this early? Starling Marte seems like an easy buy in Roto. ... Why does Chris hate Trent Grisham (8:30)? Why does Scott hate Michael Conforto? ... What are we expecting from Charlie Blackmon in the seventh round (15:53)? ... Frank loves Austin Meadows in round eight while Lourdes Gurriel seems like a safe bet (21:11). ... Eddie Rosario is annually undervalued (26:83). What do we make of Mike Yastrzesmki and Byron Buxton? ... Who are our favorites from Alex Verdugo, Kyle Lewis, Tommy Pham, Wil Myers, and Michael Brantley (34:29)? ... What should you spend on all these outfielders in a salary cap draft (45:05)? Can Joey Gallo bounce back? ... What are the expectations for Max Kepler and Victor Robles (49:45)? ... Is Kyle Schwarber a good power bet (54:35)? We end the podcast looking at names outside the top-200 that can contribute this season (58:10)! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Frank is back and today we're taking a closer look at early-round outfielders. But first, how does strategy change when drafting outfielders in Roto vs. H2H points (2:00)? ... There seems to be a consensus top four outfielders going in the top half of the first round (5:42). Juan Soto or Mike Trout? ... Christian Yelich seems to be on an island as a late first-round pick (15:17). How confident are we that he will bounce back? ... Cody Bellinger or Bryce Harper in the second round (19:22)? ... In the third and fourth round we see some interesting outfielders go (24:44). Is Eloy Jimenez overvalued? Luis Robert or Kyle Tucker? ... Who are our favorite sleepers, breakouts, and busts in the outfield (39:24)? ... Which outfield prospects do you need to know for your drafts (58:10)? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Chris and Scott are handling duties today and start off with Trevor Rosenthal to the A's! ... Well, Fernando Tatis Jr. is rich (4:15). Shane Bieber and Frankie Montas have tested positive for COVID while J.T. Realmuto fractured his thumb! ... We also have some early spring training updates and apparently Juan Soto wants to run more (11:14). Should he be the first overall pick in Roto leagues? Clint Frazier has been named the starting left fielder for the Yankees and Andrew Vaughn could make the White Sox Opening Day roster. ... The guys are answering your Apple Podcast Review questions, including some late-round infielders and Shohei Ohtani's value (20:35). ... Chris and Scott spend the rest of the podcast answering your emails (31:08). If you've sent an email over the past week or so, they probably answer it here! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Pitchers and catchers have reported and we have a third base preview. It's a beautiful day! Since Scott loves Ke'Bryan Hayes, does that mean he loves the position? ... Should you make it a priority to get an elite third baseman on draft day (2:55)? ... Let's jump into ADP and one man stands alone at the top, Jose Ramirez (6:22). Do we have any concern with his lineup? ... Manny Machado finds himself alone in the second round after a career year (11:44). ... Rounds three and four are filled with elite options (14:53)! Which player do we prefer out of Rendon, Bregman, Devers, and Arenado? ... The mid-tier seems like it features just two names in Eugenio Suarez and Yoan Moncada (22:55). ... We finally make it to this massive fallback tier at the position (27:55). Is Alec Bohm overvalued? What does Kris Bryant have left? ... We have sleepers, breakouts, and busts at third base (43:44)! ... We wrap up with some prospects to know and late-round ADP for the position (53:34). ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Pete Abraham from the Boston Globe is joining Danny Vietti and Will Middlebrooks later in the podcast but first, offseason grades! Who had the best offseason (2:28)? ... Which team disappointed in the offseason (11:31)? ... Why are superstars being traded for low-level prospects (14:42)? ... Which team had an underrated offseason (20:49)? ... Pete Abraham from the Boston Globe joins the podcast (24:45). He shares his thoughts on the Red Sox entering 2021 ... What did Pete think of the Andrew Benintendi trade (29:17)? ... We know there's a luxury tax in baseball but should there be a salary floor (35:50)? ... Pete provides an update on Chris Sale and shares some fun stories while on the job (41:06). ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Finally a position worth talking about! Shortstop is awesome but what is our strategy for the position heading into 2021? ... Let's jump into ADP! How early should Fernando Tatis go in Roto vs. H2H points (5:50)? ... How close is Trea Turner to Tatis (9:43)? Is Turner's power legit? ... What are the risks to draft Trevor Story at the end of the first round (15:40)? ... Is Francisco Lindor overvalued in the second round (18:10)? What about Bo Bichette? ... The third and fourth rounds are loaded, starting with the polarizing Adalberto Mondesi (25:37). Who are our favorites from Bogaerts, Seager, and Tim Anderson? ... Why draft Javier Baez or Gleybert Torres at their cost when you can get Carlos Correa 50 picks later (37:35)? Are people sleeping on Dansby Swanson? ... Who are our favorite sleepers, breakouts, and busts for shortstop (48:00)? ... We wrap up with some prospects to know and hit late-round ADP (56:10)! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Happy Valentine's/Presidents Day! Scott kicks us off with a hitter he loves in Ke'Bryan Hayes (2:05). ... Chris loves Ian Anderson despite the small sample size (7:55). Is he worth the price? ... We hit a few more pitchers we love in John Means and Carlos Carrasco (15:17). ... Who are some players we've ALWAYS loved (20:16)? Can Byron Buxton put it together? Don't forget about Andrew McCutchen! ... We have reunions (26:55). Justin Turner returned to the Dodgers, James Paxton is headed back to the Mariners and Jake Arrieta signed with the Cubs. ... Can Andrew Benintendi revitalize his career following the trade to Kansas City (33:50)? ... Mark Melancon also signed with the Padres while Rich Hill is headed to Tampa Bay (38:18). Apparently Michael Kopech will get the opportunity to compete for the White Sox rotation during spring training. ... We wrap up with your mailbag questions regarding Tanner Houck, punting steals, and more (46:59)! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Frank hates second base while Scott and Chris don't really mind it! What are their thoughts on the position (2:23)? Should you prioritize getting one of the elite players? ... Will DJ LeMahieu lose power production (6:50)? Who should you take between Ozzie Albies and Whit Merrifield? ... Why are we worried about Cavan Biggio, Keston Hiura and Brandon Lowe (14:48)? ... What do we do with Ketel Marte (19:37)? ... Why take Marte when you can get Jose Altuve 1-2 rounds later (22:18)? What should you expect from Jeff McNeil? ... Sleepers at second base (34:11)! ... Breakouts at second base (40:15)! ... Busts at second base (45:55)! ... Which second baseman are we most likely to draft plus which prospects should you know about (47:17)? ... We wrap with some late-round ADP (52:30). Who is Dylan Moore? Does Marcus Semien suck? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
With Freddie Freeman winning the National League MVP and Jose Abreu winning the American League MVP, is first base back to its glory days? ... How many viable starting first basemen are there in Fantasy (2:45)? ... Who would you rather have between Freeman and Cody Bellinger (6:45)? ... After a ridiculous 2020, is Jose Abreu overvalued (12:35)? At what point would we feel okay drafting him? ... Should you skip over Pete Alonso, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Luke Voit in the fifth round (19:15)? ... Is the Matt Olson, Anthony Rizzo, Paul Goldschmidt, Max Muncy tier the one to target (27:38)? ... Which sleepers should you target at first base (37:47)? ... Can Ryan Mountcastle and Dominic Smith break out even further (43:25)? ... BUSTS (47:25)! ... We wrap up looking at some later ADP (52:40). How concerned are we about Smith's playing time? Rhys Hoskins hype? Who are our favorite late-round options? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Danny Vietti and Will Middlebrooks are back, just a week out of pitchers and catchers reporting. According to sources, there will be a minor league baseball season (2:30). ... Who is the face of baseball according to Will Middlebrooks (6:00)? ... What's the difference between playing in Los Angeles and playing in New York (12:40)? ... If Mike Trout isn't the face of baseball, who is (16:35)? ... How should the MLB market Trout better (25:38)? ... Jon Lester joins the show (31:08)! How does it feel to sign with the Washington Nationals? ... Did he receive any interest from the Red Sox or Braves (34:45)? ... What are Lester's thoughts on technology and analytics in the game (39:00)? ... Is this Lester's final season (44:25)!? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021 position previews are here! And just in time for Yadier Molina to re-sign with the Cardinals. ... What's your catcher strategy in two-catcher leagues (2:55)? Why do we still play with two catchers!? ... Should you draft a catcher tandem if you play in a daily H2H categories league (9:52)? ... Let's jump into some ADP with the case for and against J.T. Realmuto (13:10). Is he really that much better than every other catcher? ... Salvador Perez vs. Willson Contreras, who ya got (18:26)? ... After a huge 2020, what is Will Smith's upside (25:22)? ... Why isn't everybody just waiting for Gary Sanchez in drafts (30:20)? ... Are we seeing more catcher tandems being used in baseball (34:20)? ... Who are our favorite sleepers at the position (36:53)? ... What about breakouts (42:30)? ... Which catchers are we fading (47:18)? ... Are there any catcher prospects to pay attention to (50:22)? ... We hit on some more ADP review, focusing on Yasmani Grandal, Travis d'Arnaud, Austin Nola, Christian Vazquez and the later-round options (51:55). ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
FantasyPros ADP- https://www.fantasypros.com/mlb/adp/overall.php Today on the podcast, we're focusing on average draft position! Which player is undervalued for Scott (1:53)? How about overvalued? ... Marcell Ozuna is returning to the Braves (6:30)! Ozuna or Springer in H2H points? Ozuna or Tucker in Roto? ... We had a trade (11:00)! Elvis Andrus and company were sent to Oakland in exchange for a Khris Davis package. ... How should one weigh ADP vs. rankings (18:50)? ... Is Christian Yelich undervalued in the first round (24:05)? ... Is Bo Bichette overvalued as a second-rounder (25:52)? ... Are Alex Bregman and Anthony Rendon the best values in drafts (30:05)? ... Should you fade JT Realmuto and Tyler Glasnow in the fourth round (33:32)? ... A pair of New Yorkers are overvalued in the fifth round (37:57). Why has Starling Marte dropped? ... Scott is fading Teoscar Hernandez and Max Fried in the sixth round (42:19). Who is the real Sonny Gray? ... Carlos Carrasco is one of the best values of the draft in the seventh round (46:42). ... Scott reveals his other overvalued and undervalued players (51:20). ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The wait is over! Trevor Bauer is headed to the Los Angeles Dodgers. What does this mean for his Fantasy value? Is he the unquestioned SP4 after deGrom, Cole, and Bieber? ... What does this mean for the rest of the Dodgers rotation (4:00)? Should you fade Julio Urias, Dustin May, and Tony Gonsolin? ... Is there a chance we see a six-man rotation (9:50)? We can officially rule out Bauer pitching every fourth day. Should you handcuff your Dodgers pitchers? Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
It's our first Kokomo Friday of 2021! To commemorate the occasion, we have Vlad Sedler join us on the podcast. We start off with a little rapid-fire for Vlad (3:07). ... We don't have much news but Trevor Bauer is apparently down to two teams while Dexter Fowler was traded to the Angels (8:38). ... What is your general strategy in Roto leagues (12:20)? Do you have any rules to follow while drafting? Do you ever punt categories? Why does Vlad like Juan Soto over Ronald Acuña? ... Now we move on to starting pitcher strategy for 2021 (20:45). Attack pitching early in drafts? ... Seeing as how Vlad is a Dodger fan, he sees them up close. Is he worried about Buehler or Kershaw (20:45)? Who is his favorite Dodger SP to draft? ... How should one attack closers in Roto drafts (34:31)? Should you draft them early and often or go with quantity over quality? ... What's the best way to manage your FAAB in-season (40:20)? Are two-start pitchers dead? How should you bid on prospects and stream hitters? ... Vlad explains his love for Vlad Jr. (51:07). ... We play a little game for Guess Who to find the next Christian Yelich (54:52)? ... We wrap up with some Super Bowl predictions. ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
H2H Categories Mock Draft Results- https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/news/2021-fantasy-baseball-draft-prep-head-to-head-categories-mock-for-those-who-play-yahoo-h2h/ We have a bunch to get to but first, who would win in an arm wrestling match? Scott or Frank? ... We have movement! Nelson Cruz has re-signed with the Twins (2:44). Should he be the first UTIL-only bat off the board? ... Alex Colome has also signed with the Twins (8:39). How will they distribute their saves between Colome and Taylor Rogers? ... In other bullpen news, we have Joakim Soria to the Diamondbacks and Sean Doolittle to the Reds (13:40). WHO CLOSES FOR EACH TEAM? ... Kolten Wong signed with the Brewers, which means Keston Hiura is moving to first base (17:00)! ... Chris Archer re-signed with the Rays while the Phillies added Matt Moore and Chase Anderson (19:50). ... On to our H2H Categories mock draft (26:59)! What's the general approach in this format? ... Scott and Frank both chose to punt steals on offense, but who did it better (34:10)? ... On the pitching side, Frank went with a pseudo Marmol Strategy known as the "2x4" while Scott went more balanced (42:10). ... Jameson Taillon was on the podcast with Danny and Will yesterday and his this to say about his mechanics and velocity (52:33). We end the podcast answering your questions! ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Danny Vietti and Will Middlebrooks are back and will be joined by Yankees starting pitcher Jameson Taillon later in the podcast! First up, Dustin Pedroia is retiring from baseball (1:45). Will has some funny stories about Pedroia! ... Which players who missed 2020 will make an impact in 2021 (8:27)? The guys start with Luis Severino. ... When should we expect Noah Syndergaard (11:45)? ... What can Yordan Alvarez do when healthy (15:46)? .... How good can Shohei Ohtani be (18:00)? ... Jameson Taillon joins the show (25:40)! ... Taillon talks about his new mechanics, adding spin to his breaking ball, and where his velocity is at (27:54). ... How does it feel going from the Pirates to the Yankees (30:39)? ... How has his rehab been coming off his second Tommy John surgery (34:40)? ... What has he heard about a potential delay to the MLB season (36:25)? How does Taillon feel about expanded playoffs? ... Given everything he's been through, did Taillon ever consider retirement (40:45)? ... Email us at fantasybaseball@cbsi.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: youtube.com/FantasyBaseballToday '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: @FBTPod, @CTowersCBS, @CBSScottWhite, @Roto_Frank, @AdamAizer 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/ You can listen to Fantasy Baseball Today on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Fantasy Baseball Today podcast." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Andrew Smith

very good

Jan 14th
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Andrew Smith

this was good

Jan 4th
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Andrew Smith

this was a difficult one to get into

Dec 24th
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Andrew Smith

this was good

Dec 21st
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Andrew Smith

this was good

Nov 16th
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Andrew Smith

decent episode

Sep 9th
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Andrew Smith

still seems like Scott doesn't care for Frank at all

Aug 20th
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Andrew Smith

Heath is back!

Jul 23rd
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Andrew Smith

good one

Jul 19th
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Andrew Smith

enjoyed this

Jul 12th
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Andrew Smith

horrible Chris towers impression

Jul 4th
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Andrew Smith

ok

Jul 1st
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Andrew Smith

this was fun

Jun 22nd
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Andrew Smith

it doesn't seem like Scott actually likes Frank at all

Jun 18th
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Andrew Smith

yawn

May 28th
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Andrew Smith

good good

May 21st
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Andrew Smith

this dude is annoying

May 16th
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Andrew Smith

I enjoyed this one

May 12th
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Andrew Smith

meh

Apr 30th
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Andrew Smith

meh

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