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Freddy was Ready, AFL Standouts, Tim Heaney tell us how to he dominated Tout Wars.

10/17/2018
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Al Melchior and guest Tim Heaney discussed Nathan Eovaldi and his performance for the Red Sox this postseason. They also talked about Chris Sale joining the team after his release from the hospital with stomach issues. They made mention that Didi Gregorius will have Tommy John surgery and Gleyber Torres will shift to shortstop in his absence. They mention some standout players in the Arizona Fall League and break down why they should be targeted in drafts in 2019\. Lastly, Tim Heaney shares...

Duration:00:37:56

No Surgery for Bryant, Will there be a discounted Price in 2019?, Reviewing draft storylines.

10/10/2018
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Al Melchior discusses Kris Bryant not seeking surgery for his shoulder and instead will rehab it during the off season. Al mentions to be cautious with drafting him. Buck Showalter and Paul Molitor will not be coming back to manage their respective teams. Al also give insight on why David Price is not worth drafting in the top 25 for 2019\. Lastly, Al reveals players such as Aaron Judge, Matt Olson, Rhys Hoskins, Giancarlo Stanton, and Craig Kimbrel to target in the early rounds. #fntsy...

Duration:00:41:51

Wrapping Up 2018, Most Notable Players of 2018

9/28/2018
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Al Melchior and Matt Modica discussed the remaining games on the schedule before entering the postseason. They also discussed injury updates to Kris Bryant, who will be batting sixth and playing left field against St. Louis. Al also made mention of the most notable players of 2018, and named Khris Davis as his favorite player of 2018\. Lastly, they discussed the deep sleeper of 2019 in Jaime Barria, who should be owned in all formats going into next season. #fntsy #fntsysportsnetwork...

Duration:00:38:57

Correa is back, Is Didi next?, He is Kohl as Ice, Weekend Sleepers!

9/26/2018
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Al Melchior made mention that Carlos Correa will be returning to the lineup and will DH today. With Didi Gregorius taking grounders he should be returning soon as well. Al also breaks down Kohl Stewart's start after he went six innings with no runs and five strikeouts. Al shares his sleeper picks for the weekend in Quality Start formats. Lastly, Max Scherzer reached a 300 K season and he also talked about some MLB injury updates. Also, there will be no shows next week. #fntsy...

Duration:00:29:10

Final Start/Sit Dilemmas, His name is Ryu and his changeup dances from his hand.

9/24/2018
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Al Melchior discussed some final starts of pitchers before the postseason starts. He also discussed MLB injury updates, such as Trevor Story taking batting practice and Didi Gregorius being ruled out for the rest of the season. He also talked about James Paxton returning to the mound tonight and breaks down how he well he will pitch. Lastly, he talked about the performance of Hyun-Jin Ryu—six innings, no runs, eight strikeouts—and how his changeup has been a part of that success. #fntsy...

Duration:00:29:27

Schwarber Back, Abreu taking his time, Stewarts KC Masterpiece

9/21/2018
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Al Melchior talked about the return of Kyle Schwarber and the difference his presence is in the lineup. Al also discussed not timetable for return of Jose Abreu after his release from the hospital for a thigh infection. He also talked about the power of Christin Stewart after he propelled the Tigers to victory over the Kansas City. Lastly, Al discussed two start pitchers to be on the lookout for at this time and potentially for next year as well. #fntsy #fntsysportsnetwork #tigers...

Duration:00:38:52

Not End of Story, Early Final Weeks Thoughts, Can these pitchers win you a championship?, MLB injuries update.

9/19/2018
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Al Melchior discussed Trevor Story's MRI results, which found no structural damage in his elbow. He may return to action in a few days. Al also named Mike Montgomery Greg Holland, and Wade LeBlanc as pitchers that can help you win a championship. He also gave injury updates on Jose Abreu (infection) and Brandon Morrow (out for season). Al also talked about some final games to watch that could impact the Wild Card race. Lastly, Aaron Judge was activated and went 0-4 with a strikeout. #fntsy...

Duration:00:35:58

Will Judge, Justus prevail in the Bronx, Waino no longer on the wane?

9/17/2018
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Al Melchior discussed the status of Aaron Judge and Aroldis Chapman and their possible returns in time for the Boston series. Al also discussed the promotion of Justus Sheffield and who would pitch from the bullpen. Al also explored Adam Wainwright's last start, where he went 6 innings with 9 K's and no runs. Lastly, Al discussed injuries to Jose Urena (hand cramp), Tyler Skaggs (groin) and Michael Fulmer (knee) and their respective possible returns to action. #fntsy #fntsysportsnetwork...

Duration:00:42:28

Only an injury can Strop him, Two start pitchers, and MLB standouts

9/14/2018
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Al Melchior talked MLB injury updates and possible returns for Brandon Morrow and Pedro Strop. He also discussed planned retirements for Joe Mauer and David Wright, who will start in the Mets final homestand. Al gave insight on Jon Gray and Jordan Zimmerman as two start pitchers to avoid and named Joe Musgrove and Wade Miley as must starts. Lastly, he made mention of Chris Taylor, Jake Cave, and Spencer Kieboom as standouts to be on the lookout for. #fntsy #fntsysportsnetwork #joemauer...

Duration:00:35:38

Hard to Judge return date, A full game for Folty, MLB injury updates

9/12/2018
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Al Melchior gave his thoughts on Marcus Stroman, Maikel Franco, Lance McCullers and Jean Segura and their respective possible returns. He also gave his thoughts on Sean Manaea missing the 2019 after having shoulder surgery and gave insight on Aaron Judge who had batting practice this week. Lastly, Mike Foltynewicz pitched a six-hit, one-run and complete game and a opportune time. #fntsy #fntsysportsnetwork #mlbinjuries #aaronjudge #jeansegura #lancemccullers #marcusstroman #maikelfranco

Duration:00:37:09

Safe to start Thor? Nick Pollack opines on some pitchers

9/10/2018
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Al Melchior and guest Nick Pollack of RotoGraphs and PitcherList weighed in on whether you should start Noah Syndergaard after learning that his x-rays were negative. They also answered lineup questions from Twitter and talked about who is worth starting. They also explored MLB injuries on Randal Grichuk and Aaron Judge. Lastly, they discussed the article written by Nick Pollack about Wade Miley and what to expect from him moving forward. #fntsy #fntsysportsnetwork #wademiley #aaronjudge...

Duration:00:48:50

Ohtani to have TJ, could still DH? Auspicious start for Mejia

9/7/2018
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Al Melchior gave insight on Shohei Ohtani after he was recommended for Tommy John surgery, though he can still DH full time next season. He also gave his thoughts on Andrew Miller and Sean Doolittle, who should be ready to return to action next week. Al also discussed Clint Frazier, who is likely to miss the remainder of the season. Lastly, Francisco Mejia has been hot since his call up and should be able to finish the season strong. #FNTSY #FNTSYSPORTSNETWORK #MEJIA #CLINTFRAZIER...

Duration:00:40:31

Robles, Mejia called up. Are Ray and LeBlanc back?

9/5/2018
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Al Melchior discussed MLB injury updates to Anthony Rizzo (foot contusion), Danny Duffy (shoulder), and Sean Doolittle (toe). He also gave insights on the callups of Victor Robles and Francisco Mejia and how they may fare in their respective starts. He talked about Kenley Jansen (blister) and if he should miss his next start. Lastly, Rafael Devers has been activated from the DL. #FNTSY #FNTSYSPORTSNETWORK #MLBINJURYUPDATE #KENLEYJANSEN #SEANDOOLITTLE #RECALLFROMMINORS #DLACTIVATED

Duration:00:39:52

Yanks acquire some Cutch hitting, MLB injury updates

8/31/2018
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Al Melchior talked about the Brewers and the reason for a left handed bat, Curtis Granderson is being considered. He also weighed in on the Yankees acquiring Andrew McCutchen and how it will improve their chase for the Division title in the AL East. He also explored the start of Shohei Ohtani on Sunday and if they should have waited and have him pitch next year. Lastly, he discussed injury updates to Brandon Morrow and Jose Iglesias. #FNTSY #FNTSYSPORTS #MLBUPDATES #CURTISGRANDERSON...

Duration:00:38:44

Pax is back. Yelich to 25, Trade deadline approaches.

8/29/2018
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Al Melchior and guest Liz Roscher of Yahoo Sports talked injury updates to Sean Manaea, Sean Doolittle, Joey Votto, Michael Wacha, and Josh Donaldson. Liz Roscher gave her thoughts on the trade deadline and who might be moving. Al and Liz also analyzed the last two starts of Nick Pivetta and explored if there is reason to be concerned. They also talked about James Paxton and his retutrn to the mound on Saturday and how he will fair. Lastly, they discussed Christian Yelich reaching 25 HR's...

Duration:00:44:40

Injury Updates, September Callups, Notable Pitchers and Hitters from the weekend

8/27/2018
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Al Melchior and Matt Modica provide the latest updates on injured players including Joey Votto, Kelvin Herrera, Kris Bryant and more. Then, they talk about which players might be called up next month and review players with notable performances from this past weekend's MLB games such as Luke Voit and Michael Kopech. #FNTSY #FNTSYRadio #MLB #FantasyBaseball #Injuries #JoeyVotto #KelvinHerrera #KrisBryant #Callups #LukeVoit #MichaelKopech #Weekendgames

Duration:00:44:50

Micheal Fulmer and Jay Bruce return to action.

8/24/2018
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Al Melchior and guest Steve Gardner of USA TODAY talked about the activation of Jay Bruce and Michael Fulmer and are they worth starting. They analyzed two start pitchers in Clay Buchholz, Brian Johnson, Hyan Jin-Ryu, Lance Lynn, Edwin Jackson, and Trevor Cahill and offered suggestions for your lineup. Lastly, they discussed the players that were most surprising and will it would affect how you draft next year. #FNTSY #FNTSYSPORTS #FNTSYNETWORK #YANKEES #TIGERS #ATHLETICS #DODGERS #JAYBRUCE...

Duration:00:45:56

Trade News, Rookie debuts, and MLB injuries

8/22/2018
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Al Melchior analyzed the trade of Daniel Murphy to the Cubs and where would he fit on the field. Al also discussed bullpen news with the Astros and who would be the closer moving forward as the season winds down. Al mentioned injuries to Jose Abreu, Justin Upton, Buster Posey, and Aroldis Chapman in respect to their possible return to action for the remainder to the season. Lastly, Al talked about the rookies debuts with Michael Kopech, Bryce Wilson, and Stephen Gonsalves. #FNTSY...

Duration:00:34:05

K is for Kopech, MLB Injury updates, Daily lineup

8/20/2018
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Al Melchior and Matt Modica discussed injury updates on Manny Machado, Stephen Strasburgh, Yu Darvish, Jose Altuve, and John Paxton. Al and Matt also explored the debut of Michael Kopech and discussed setting lineups and who to start and sit. #FNTSY #FNTSYSPORTS #YUDARVISH #MANNYMACHADO #DODGERS #ASTROS #MICHAELKOPECH #INJURYUPDATE #MLBLINEUP #STARTINGDEBUT

Duration:00:47:29

MLB Headlines Including Trevor Bauer, Edwin Encarnacion & More

8/19/2018
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Al Melchior reviews and analyzes the latest MLB headlines including if Trevor Bauer should be dropped, if Edwin Encarnacion will return to active play by Tuesday and injury updates on Joey Votto, Stephen Strasburg & more. #FNTSY #FNTSYRadio #MLB #FantasyBaseball #TrevorBauer #EdwinEncarnacion #JoeyVotto #StephenStrasburg #Injuries

Duration:00:18:36