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The best fantasy baseball leagues don't end when the season ends. Join Chad Young and Pete Ball of Pitcher List as they dive into the world of keeper and Ottoneu leagues. Tips and advice, analysis and insights, all tailored to leagues where you're playing for the long haul.

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The best fantasy baseball leagues don't end when the season ends. Join Chad Young and Pete Ball of Pitcher List as they dive into the world of keeper and Ottoneu leagues. Tips and advice, analysis and insights, all tailored to leagues where you're playing for the long haul.

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@keeporkut

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Episodes
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K ꓘ 137 - A First Look at Bat Tracking

5/20/2024
Keep or Kut - Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) are really intrigued by the new Statcast bat tracking data. They aren't sure there are a ton of takeaways yet, but that won't stop them from diving in. Plus, debating a couple of intriguing trade offers. Join Pitcher List Plus and get an ad-free website and access to the Pitcher List Discord community, while supporting the podcast. Timestamps 3:50 - The new bat tracking data is another reminder that Giancarlo Stanton is utterly unique, but does it really tell us much right now? 14:38 - Should we be worried about hard swings being related to injuries? 24:43 - Who has the longest swing in MLB? 25:50 - What do we make of inconsistencies between EV and bat speed, particularly with someone like Corbin Carroll? 32:10 - Squared Up and Blasts look interesting, but there is still a lot of noise there, and it’s not clear this tells us more than existing Statcast data. 46:03 - Pete is trying to trade Xander Bogaerts and we are looking at a possible trade of Bogaerts and Yusei Kikuchi for Oneil Cruz. 54:52 - Chad is having a hard time giving up his last round Michael Harris II for Shohei Ohtani. 1:01:05 - A case study on why talent isn’t enough to win a league - strategy matters. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | RSS Connect: Twitter | keeporkut@gmail.com | Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus

Duration:01:08:11

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K ꓘ 136 - The Struggler vs The Surprise

5/13/2024
Keep or Kut - Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) compare players who had early ADPs but are disappointing to players of the same position who had late ADPs and are crushing it. Pete apologizes for his mic in this episode! Join Pitcher List Plus and get an ad-free website and access to the Pitcher List Discord community, while supporting the podcast. Timestamps 4:05 - Xander Bogaerts or Ezequiel Tovar? 12:05 - Vladimir Guerrero Jr. or Alec Bohm? 23:36 - Shota Imanaga or Kevin Gausman? 35:05 - Yainer Diaz or Jonah Heim? 42:37 - Tanner Houck or Tanner Bibee? 50:27 - Jordan Westburg or Ozzie Albies? 58:30 - Gunnar Henderson or Austin Riley? 1:04:36 - Mason Miller or Josh Hader? 1:06:42 - Michael Harris II or Riley Greene? Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | RSS Connect: Twitter | keeporkut@gmail.com | Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus

Duration:01:11:38

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K ꓘ 135 - Listener Questions: The Big Hurt Edition

5/6/2024
Keep or Kut - Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) take questions from our great listeners about struggling stars, relievers to target, and so much more! Join Pitcher List Plus and get an ad-free website and access to the Pitcher List Discord community, while supporting the podcast. Timestamps 2:36 - Drop Wyatt Langford? 9:35 - Mason Miller has been unbelievable but his injury history is what it is. Sell high? 15:27 - How do fantasy managers adjust to all the injuries and account for the increased rate of pitching injuries? 26:13 - José Ramírez… can he be a 20/20 high OBP guy ever again?! 32:30 - Is Ronald Acuña Jr. maybe not the superstar we thought he was? 41:46 - When do you start benching cold stars for hot free agent pickups? 50:10 - Who is the worst player you would trade Corbin Carroll for? 1:02:16 - Is Jackson Chourio’s long-term value hurting? 1:07:14 - Any relievers worth adding in FGPT? Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | RSS Connect: Twitter | keeporkut@gmail.com | Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus

Duration:01:15:43

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K ꓘ 134 - Keep or Kut These Slow Starts?

4/29/2024
Keep or Kut - Pete (@PeteBBaseball) is back! He and Chad (@chadyoung) are looking at some slow starts to the season and debating who they are going to keep and who they are going to kut. They're looking at pitcher whose FIP is well-above their projected FIP and hitters whose wOBA is well-below their projected wOBA. Join Pitcher List Plus and get an ad-free website and access to the Pitcher List Discord community, while supporting the podcast. Timestamps 4:25 - Pitchers whose FIP is worse than their projected FIP so far 7:37 - Is Hunter Brown an easy cut? 13:47 - Performance and injury concerns for Triston McKenzie 22:44 - How many Michael King starts can we just ignore? 31:46 - Hitters whose wOBA is worse than their projected wOBA so far 34:05 - Randy Arozarena and Nolan Jones are both early ADP OF and they aren't showing why 45:47 - Max Kepler was a Chad favorite - is he still? 52:46 - Pete gives Chad some OF advice, covering Masataka Yoshida, Will Benson, Jung Hoo Lee, Jorge Soler, Brandon Marsh, Jo Adell, Jurickson Profar, and Andy Pages Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | RSS Connect: Twitter | keeporkut@gmail.com | Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus

Duration:01:11:27

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K ꓘ 133 - Transition to Keepers wth Raymond Atherton

4/22/2024
Keep or Kut - With Pete (@PeteBBaseball) away, Chad (@chadyoung) is joined by Raymond Atherton (@raymondatherton), co-host of the Fantasy Aceball podcast, to talk about his move into keeper leagues, playing Ottoneu, and to break down a few players who are carrying or crushing his teams so far this year. Join Pitcher List Plus and get an ad-free website and access to the Pitcher List Discord community, while supporting the podcast. Timestamps 2:08 - Raymond’s shift from redraft to keeper and looking at some unique rules in his leagues 16:56 - The challenges with making that change and getting used to Ottoneu 21:44 - What Raymond likes most about Ottoneu 24:08 - The importance of paying attention late in the year plus the $1 per roster spot rule 32:02 - Diving into some of Raymond’s players, starting with Evan Carter 37:16 - Joe Musgrove’s first five starts have been bad, again. 43:59 - Jared Jones is just an ace now, right? 49:18 - Are you still waiting on Christian Encarnacion-Strand and Nolan Schanuel? 58:31 - The return of the Ottoneu Question of the Day - why no CI spot? Plus should Ottoneu points leagues change value of SB given the new rules? Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | RSS Connect: Twitter | keeporkut@gmail.com | Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus

Duration:01:10:05

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K ꓘ 132 - Good News Only

4/17/2024
Keep or Kut - Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) are tired of talking about broken pitchers. It's time for some good news and good vibes on Keep or Kut. We're looking at seven players off to great starts and discussing what's working, what might continue to work, and who we are getting excited about. Join Pitcher List Plus and get an ad-free website and access to the Pitcher List Discord community, while supporting the podcast. Timestamps 5:12 - Is CJ Abrams taking another step? 14:58 - Is Jesse Winker back? 26:20 - And what about his teammate, Joey Gallo?? 34:40 - Is it time to be excited about Brice Turang? 42:06 - Is Reid Detmers legit? 49:10 - If we are talking about Tanner Houck, it’s because Pete is high on him, right? Right?! 57:16 - Chad puts a stake in the ground: Josh Naylor is going to have a career year. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | RSS Connect: Twitter | keeporkut@gmail.com | Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus

Duration:01:05:32

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K ꓘ 131 - Early Returns

4/3/2024
Keep or Kut - Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) (over)react to some early baseball! We have hard hit balls, tons of swings and misses, Pete excited about unexciting things like the Pittsburgh Pirates and Merrill Kelly, and plenty more to breakdown. Join Pitcher List Plus and get an ad-free website and access to the Pitcher List Discord community, while supporting the podcast. Timestamps 4:45 - Pete offered Chad a $2 Coby Mayo and $1 Drew Thorp for his $11 Spencer Steer. Times are tough with the Royce Lewis injury. Will Chad take it? 10:25 - Fernando Tatis Jr. is looking good! If the shoulder is right, the sky is the limit. 15:47 - Is Carlos Correa completely healthy? A Tweet about his sprint speed caught Chad’s attention in a positive way. 19:46 - Christian Walker and MJ Melendez have hit some of the hardest hit balls of their careers already this season. 25:09 - Jake Burger was grilling up some hard hit balls this weekend as well. 28:46 - Nestor Cortes looked alright under the hood on Friday. What should we expect going forward? 34:02 - Aaron Nola was a disaster in his first start. Yes, it was the Braves, but he was consistently taken as a top 15 starter in drafts. Should we be worried? 38:51 - Jared Jones was nasty. Pete wants to hail him as the Cy Young, Chad says pump the brakes. 46:20 - How to rank A.J. Puk, Jared Jones, Garrett Crochet, Nick Pivetta, and Brayan Bello. 58:34 - Grayson Rodriguez was filthy and it looks like the strikeouts are finally here. 1:00:49 - Are you Team Hoskins or Team McNeil? 1:04:22 - Pete for some reason is excited about a very unexciting player: Merrill Kelly. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | RSS Connect: Twitter | keeporkut@gmail.com | Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus

Duration:01:10:35

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K ꓘ 130 - Making and Missing the Roster

3/27/2024
Keep or Kut As team's announce who makes and misses their rosters, you are probably figuring out who you should stash, who you should grab, and who you should cut. Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) review some of the more interesting calls teams have made and talk about how their valuations on those players have changed. Timestamps: 5:57 - Dealing with a draft with no pitching available 14:39 - has the recent news moved Shohei Ohtani down your board at all? 22:49 - Max Meyer and Sixto Sanchez made the roster - moving them up in keeper leagues? 30:23 - Matt Manning, however, didn’t make the cut. Does that make him a cut? 35:08 - Jackson Holliday is starting in the minors, and we aren’t cutting him but when should you expect him? 45:02 - Junior Caminero isn’t on the roster, and he might be legitimately blocked near term. If you believe in Isaac Paredes. 52:48 - Ceddanne Rafaela is up for Boston, Corey Seager is playing, JD Martinez is heading back to AAA, timeline for Chase Delauter and Kyle Manzardo Join Pitcher List Plus and get an ad-free website and access to the Pitcher List Discord community, while supporting the podcast. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | RSS Connect: Twitter | keeporkut@gmail.com | Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus

Duration:01:10:21

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K ꓘ 129 - $1 and End Game

3/19/2024
Keep or Kut - Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) discuss $1 bargains, as well as who they are targeting late in their deeper drafts. This episode covers a ton of names on both the hitting and pitching side of late-draft/late-auction situations. Join Pitcher List Plus and get an ad-free website and access to the Pitcher List Discord community, while supporting the podcast. Timestamps 8:59 - Chad describes his article, check it out! 14:43 - Wait on catcher? Jonah Heim for $1 is nuts! 24:25 - $1 DJ LeMahieu batting in front of Aaron Judge and Juan Soto? Sign Pete up! 33:30 - What about other $1 players who may be flying under the radar? Chad likes Esteury Ruiz, Garrett Crochet, and maybe Ryan O’Hearn. 38:42 - Pete likes his Red Sox in Garrett Whitlock and Tanner Houck. They might be in that sweet spot of opportunity and upside for a great price. How do they compare to $1 James Paxton or $1 JP Sears? 51:35 - Outfielders are tough to find. Who are some $1 outfielders that Pete and Chad are targeting late in auctions or drafts? 1:05:20 - Who is one $1 prospect that will be held onto for the 2025 season? Pete and Chad make their predictions. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | RSS Connect: Twitter | keeporkut@gmail.com | Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus

Duration:01:09:29

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K ꓘ 128 - Spring Stats Keep or Kut

3/12/2024
Keep or Kut Springs stats aren't everything, but they are all we've got. So Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) Look at some over- and under-performers through the first couple weeks of games and determine if they are Keeping the insight from that performance or Kutting it. Timestamps: 4:34 - Our approach to spring stats 7:50 - Yoshinobu Yamamoto and the Dodgers defense 15:13 - Edward Cabrera is finding the zone 22:21 - Eloy Jimenez looks great…if he can stay on the field 26:47 - Is Paul Goldschmidt finally old? 33:33 - Andy Pages is Spring King 40:01 - Has Francisco Alvarez jumped a tier among C? 48:57 - lightning round! The top 5 SP in FIP, Byron Buxton’s triples, Matt Manning’s homers Join Pitcher List Plus and get an ad-free website and access to the Pitcher List Discord community, while supporting the podcast. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | RSS Connect: Twitter | keeporkut@gmail.com | Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus

Duration:01:02:03

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K ꓘ 127 - Finding Keeper Values in 2024 Drafts

3/5/2024
Keep or Kut - Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) try to find potential future keeper values based on 2024 ADP. They used FantasyPros to navigate ADPs around the industry and landed on a slew of names - both pitchers and hitters - to target in your keeper startups. Join Pitcher List Plus and get an ad-free website and access to the Pitcher List Discord community, while supporting the podcast. Timestamps 8:00 - Pete starts things off with Tarik Skubal, who he believes that - if everything goes right - could be a top 3 SP. 13:43 - Chad thinks Corey Seager could provide some keeper value for 2025, even though he is already a late second/early third round player. 16:19 - Pete is back on the Jazz Chisholm Jr. train. All aboard! 19:26 - Chad sees Cole Ragans climbing draft boards and wants you to get in now to keep the 2025 keeper price lower. 22:30 - Have people cooled on Shane Bieber too much? Pete is a belieber, and the velocity is up! 26:43 - One year ago, Jordan Walker as the hottest commodity on the draft market. Now? It feels like people have forgotten about him. Chad likes the potential long-term cost. 30:39 - Pete is excited to draft Jarren Duran in his keeper leagues, especially considering his post-150 cost. 33:33 - Chad wants Riley Greene at his current cost and thinks there could be a lot of future value given his current 164 spot on FantasyPros ADP. 37:28 - Byron Buxton is essentially free yet is still just 30 years old and has immense power. 44:34 - Robert Stephenson is a little banged up right now, but it does feel like he will inevitably be the closer in Los Angeles. 48:11 - Gavin Lux is interesting at his cost to Pete, Chad is less enthused. 54:08 - Drew Rasmussen will miss most of the season, so he is basically free in drafts… get him! His keeper value for 2025 could be immense. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | RSS Connect: Twitter | keeporkut@gmail.com | Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus

Duration:01:03:51

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K ꓘ 126 - Some Questions About Some Guys

2/19/2024
Keep or Kut With draft season underway, Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) are looking at some of their early draft results and wondering why certain players are where they are. Is Chad too low on Yoshinobu Yamamoto? Why is everyone sleeping on Jordan Lawlar? Plus four more questions about four more players. Timestamps: 6:04 - Is the hype too high on Yoshinobu Yamamoto? 19:14 - Are we waiting too long on Marcell Ozuna (and other Util-only bats for that matter)? 29:44 - Is Nolan Jones just the latest guy we are overdrafting based on an unsustainable breakout? 39:59 - Have fantasy managers moved on too quickly from Jordan Lawlar? 47:20 - Should we have more faith in Robert Suarez? 56:08 - why are managers taking Jordan Montgomery so early? Join Pitcher List Plus and get an ad-free website and access to the Pitcher List Discord community, while supporting the podcast. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | RSS Connect: Twitter | keeporkut@gmail.com | Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus

Duration:01:05:22

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K ꓘ 125 - Live from PitchCon 2024

1/31/2024
Keep or Kut Chad and Pete take keeper questions live from PitchCon 2024. Live from PitchCon, Pete and Chad are taking listener questions ahead of keeper league deadlines, including the Ottoneu keeper deadline on 1/31. They compare Justin Steele and Cole Ragans, look at fair prices for some star players, and answer questions about how the free agent pool and inflation factor into their keep or cut decisions.

Duration:00:56:48

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K ꓘ 124 - Keeper Valuations for Drafts

1/22/2024
Keep or Kut - Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) have to make some keeper decisions for their two listener leagues and are thinking about how to best value keepers in a draft league vs. auction league. ADP, player projections, and more come into play as they outline who they are keeping, what trades they made, and why. Why is Chad keeping Esteury Ruiz? How does Mookie Betts's keeper value compare to other players, given a 1st round price tag? What did it cost Pete to acquire Corbin Carroll? Join Pitcher List Plus and get an ad-free website and access to the Pitcher List Discord community, while supporting the podcast. Head to factormeals.com/kork50 and use code kork50 to get 50% off. Timestamps 4:29 - How do we think about keeper values in drafts with round costs. 7:39 - What is the value in keeping a first-round Mookie Betts? 11:36 - Chad took three different approaches to value keepers and found three different results. 24:41 - Chad’s keepers for Listener League 2 31:15 - Thairo Estrada vs. Esteury Ruiz, case on both sides 35:31 - Pete’s keepers, and why Pete left off Jake Burger 42:16 - Breaking down the trades Pete and I made in League 2, starting with Chad moving Nick Lodolo and a 19th round pick for Kyle Harrison and a 21st 45:15 - Chad moved down from 3.10 to 4.5 to add Kerry Carpenter 48:06 - Pete gets the fifth pick in the draft, plus an 8th rounder and a 14th rounder, but had to give up Kyle Bradish, Brayan Bello, Shane Baz, Kyle Manzardo 52:38 - Pete gets a 21st for Hunter Greene and Chad moves down a bit to get Alec Bohm 55:29 - Sneak peek of league 1 decisions and trades Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | RSS Connect: Twitter | keeporkut@gmail.com | Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus

Duration:01:09:56

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K ꓘ 123 - First Year Auctions

1/8/2024
Keep or Kut - Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) talk all things Ottoneu First Year Auctions. From what players Pete and Chad might want to be targeting, to their favorite formats on Ottoneu, this episode serves as a nice starter kit for first year auctions. Join Pitcher List Plus and get an ad-free website and access to the Pitcher List Discord community, while supporting the podcast. Timestamps 3:16 - The Michael Brantley Episode! 8:55 - Starting up an Ottoneu league: format options, settings, and scheduling an auction 20:08 - First year auction strategies 28:41 - Who are Pete and Chad targeting to provide their team with some financial flexibility because the price seems right? Chad starts things off with Josh Naylor and Vinnie Pasquantino. 35:52 - Pete isn't so excited about any particular player in this regard, but he wants to be opportunistic at attacking particular tiers for certain positions. 43:23 - Who are the pitchers Pete wants to attack? One of the top 7! 45:53 - Chad seems to have some tepid interest in Carlos Rodón to bank some value in auctions. 50:55 - Chad shares his Top 20 overall rankings for Ottoneu points leagues, and a conversation about the tiers follows. Is Mike Trout still a top 20 player? 1:00:58 - Shohei Ohtani... how are we valuing him? Is being UTIL-only too detrimental to roster construction? Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | RSS Connect: Twitter | keeporkut@gmail.com | Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus

Duration:01:07:59

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K ꓘ 122 - ADP Values for Keeper Leagues

12/30/2023
Keep or Kut - Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) look through NFBC ADPs to find players who you should be picking for your keeper leagues. These six players may or may not be good values at their ADP for redraft, but they are primed to breakout and be more valuable next year than they are this year, making them ideal keeper league targets. Plus, they ask some questions based on recent MLB transactions. Join Pitcher List Plus and get an ad-free website and access to the Pitcher List Discord community, while supporting the podcast. Timestamps 3:22 - News and Notes Questions, starting with Mitch Garver to the Mariners and what that does to his C ranking 10:51 - If Yuki Matsui is the full-time closer for the Padres, does he move into your top 15 closers? 16:57 - Stop worrying about how good a team your closers are on - it doesn’t really matter. 23:00 - Are the Jays a team you can stream SP against? 27:44 - Looking at guys who are keeper league values at current NFBC ADP, and Chad sees one last chance to buy into Vlad Guerrero, Jr. 34:23 - Pete wants in on Oneil Cruz, Chad is more cautious until he starts to look at the alternatives at SS 43:50 - Chad tries to get Pete feeling more positive about Mastaka Yoshida 52:16 - Pete tries to get Chad to look beyond Edward Cabrera’s walks 1:02:50 - Carlos Rodón will be moving up boards in the spring 1:07:06 - The price on Eloy Jiménez has dropped far enough to flip the script from bust to value Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | RSS Connect: Twitter | keeporkut@gmail.com | Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus

Duration:01:13:02

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K ꓘ 121 - Ottoneu Mock Auction

12/23/2023
Keep or Kut - Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) discuss the recent mock auction they were a part of on Couch Managers. The conversation kind of turns into a bit of a discussion about position depth this upcoming draft season, particularly at OF, SP, C, and 3B. Check out the results of the mock here: https://www.couchmanagers.com/auctions/?auction_id=656 Join Pitcher List Plus and get an ad-free website and access to the Pitcher List Discord community, while supporting the podcast. Timestamps 6:39 - Discussion about the mock auction begins! What stood out? 7:52 - Chad is not a fan of a $46 Corbin Carroll 13:30 - Outfield feels pretty bad, thin, and top-heavy this draft season 16:20 - Catcher, on the other hand? Weirdly deep! 23:19 - Chad spent $57 on the (second) newest Dodger - Shohei Ohtani 32:11 - Pete focused on pitching, but Chad wasn't convinced it was a great rotation. What's the deal with SP this year? 41:51 - What about 3B? How is that looking going into draft season after last year's panic over the position? 47:18 - Finally, how did middle infield look? 50:35 - Zero MLB experience, but pricy players: $18 Jackson Holliday, $36 Yoshinobu Yamamoto, $13 Wyatt Langford, and $14 Jackson Chourio. Of those four, who would you want the most? Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | RSS Connect: Twitter | keeporkut@gmail.com | Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus

Duration:00:57:14

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K ꓘ 120 - Inflation

11/27/2023
Keep or Kut - Chad (@chadyoung) is joined by two guests to talk inflation in keeper leagues. Justin Vibber, creator of the Ottoneu Surplus Calculator, and Adam Scharf, who recently wrote a paper on inflation in Ottoneu, go from 101 (what is inflation and how does it impact leagues) to some more nuanced discussion of how thinking on inflation needs to evolve so we can be smarter fantasy players. Join Pitcher List Plus and get an ad-free website and access to the Pitcher List Discord community, while supporting the podcast. Timestamps 8:10 - What is inflation and how does it impact both auctions and drafts in keeper leagues? 14:57 - Inflation can change who you think about as a keeper. 27:12 - The benefits and risks of trying to predict what your leaguemates will do. 37:13 - The risk of over- vs underestimating inflation. 44:29 - Adam recaps his paper and discusses the implications if we are under-calculating inflation. 58:19 - Is there an inflation curve across the value spectrum? Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | RSS Connect: Twitter | keeporkut@gmail.com | Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus

Duration:01:19:09

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Bonus K ꓘ - Chad Young's 2024 Mock Draft w/ Nick Pollack

11/23/2023
Keep or Kut / On The Corner Nick Pollack reviews Chad Young's 2024 Mock Draft. Chad picked from the 12th spot in this draft Head to factormeals.com/kork50 and use code KORK50 to get 50% off Full Draft Board "League" info: Standard Yahoo H2H Category 5x5 scoring format 12-teamer, 23 rounds C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, 3 OF, 2 UTIL, 9 P, 4 Bench One-Way Ohtani (two separate players for DH and SP) Chad's picks: 1 - Shohei Ohtani (Hitter) 2 - Spencer Strider 3 - Bo Bichette 4 - Zac Gallen 5 - Matt McLain 6 - Jordan Walker 7 - Eury Perez 8 - Emmanuel Clase 9 - Josh Naylor 10 - Riley Greene 11 - Jorge Soler 12 - Alexis Diaz 13 - Shane Bieber 14 - Wyatt Langford 15 - Isaac Paredes 16 - Kyle Harrison 17 - Braxton Garrett 18 - Kenley Jansen 19 - Trevor Rogers 20 - Ricky Tiedemann 21 - Justin Turner 22 - Esteury Ruiz 23 - Francisco Alvarez Hosts: Nick Pollack | Chad Green Producer: Adam Howe Subscribe: Apple | Spotify | Amazon | Google | RSS Join: PL+ | PL Pro Proud member of the Pitcher List Podcast Network

Duration:01:43:19

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K ꓘ 119 - Surprising Ottoneu Arbitration Recipients

11/13/2023
Keep or Kut - Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) dive into Ottoneu arbitration. They go through the three leagues they compete against each other and look at who has received arbitration allocations that they wouldn't have expected. From prospects being hit too early in their careers to pitchers and the additional risk they carry, there are some good lessons about how to allocate your arbitration, as well. Join Pitcher List Plus and get an ad-free website and access to the Pitcher List Discord community, while supporting the podcast. Timestamps 6:25 - Starting with the Podcasters League (1443), we are looking at Cole Ragans 15:15 - CJ Abrams had a bigger breakout than Chad realized. 20:09 - Are we ready to push up the salary on Elly de la Cruz? 31:45 - Moving to the Keep or Kut listeners league (1372) and feeling good about Triston Casas. 35:43 - But not as good about Jackson Holliday getting $6. 48:10 - Finishing up with the FanGraphs Staff League (13) which had fewer surprises but did feature some pitchers - Pablo López, George Kirby, Kyle Bradish - getting pushed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Google Podcasts | RSS Connect: Twitter | keeporkut@gmail.com | Join PL+ Get PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus

Duration:01:10:18