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FantasyPros provides hard-hitting baseball analysis while keeping you entertained. Get the tips needed to win your league from a trusted network of 100+ experts and correspondents. Find out who to draft, pick up and start while receiving analysis of the latest news from around the diamond.

FantasyPros provides hard-hitting baseball analysis while keeping you entertained. Get the tips needed to win your league from a trusted network of 100+ experts and correspondents. Find out who to draft, pick up and start while receiving analysis of the latest news from around the diamond.
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FantasyPros provides hard-hitting baseball analysis while keeping you entertained. Get the tips needed to win your league from a trusted network of 100+ experts and correspondents. Find out who to draft, pick up and start while receiving analysis of the latest news from around the diamond.

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Episodes

Leading Off: July 19th (Ep. 236)

7/18/2019
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It's a pitcher-heavy show today, starting with a breakdown of the latest gems from Chris Sale, Wade Miley, and Noah Syndergaard. Then we'll look at some hot hitters, like Bryce Harper putting the finishing touches on his excellent series against the Dodgers and Rafael Devers continuing to get better. After that we'll look at some notable closing performances like Ian Kennedy piling up the saves since the All-Star Break, before we look at all the latest injury news. And stay tuned through the...

Duration:00:13:09

Leading Off: July 18th (Ep. 235)

7/17/2019
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We're kicking things off by breaking down Yu Darvish's dominant start against the Reds. Then we're looking at Chris Paddack's near no-hitter against the Marlins and discussing the impact of his likely innings limit, before discussing Josh Donaldson's typical second-half surge. After that, we're looking at a few other notable starting pitching performances like Sonny Gray and Mike Clevinger, before we update you on all the latest injury news, including Adalberto Mondesi hitting the injured...

Duration:00:14:37

Top Players to Buy Low & Sell High + ROS Rankings Check (Ep. 234)

7/17/2019
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The perfect time to capitalize on trades is now as some fantasy owners begin thinking about next season while others are simply ready for a roster shakeup. We're joined by Dan Harris, host of the Leading Off Podcast, to name our top buy-low and sell-high players. Right off the bat, Andrew Benintendi is a point of debate as the two have differing opinions on his trade value (5:03). Is now the time to sell Jose Altuve (26:05) and is Marcus Stroman someone you should acquire (40:53)? Luis...

Duration:01:03:37

Leading Off: Ju;y 17th (Ep. 233)

7/16/2019
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We're looking at Jack Flaherty's solid outing and what it might mean for his prospects going forward. Next we're looking at Keston Hiura's post-All-Star Break surge and wondering whether owners should be buying into Alex Young. Then we'll look at some standouts like Max Muncy and Xander Bogaerts before running through all the latest injury news, like Adalberto Mondesi and Eloy Jimenez leaving their respective games with injuries.

Duration:00:12:51

Leading Off: July 16th (Ep. 232)

7/15/2019
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We're starting things off by talking about German Marquez's near historic meltdown against the Giants, and discussing whether he even needs to be owned in fantasy leagues. Next we'll break down Travis d'Arnaud's and Brandon Crawford's huge days before diving into the rest of the day's action, like Griffin Canning struggling with his control and Luke Jackson bouncing back. Finally, we're giving you all the latest injury news, like updates on Mike Trout and Zack Wheeler's shoulder injury.

Duration:00:12:27

Leading Off: July 15th (Ep. 231)

7/14/2019
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We're recapping a big weekend of baseball, starting with some standout hitting performances from Jose Altuve and Carlos Santana. Next we're looking at some surprising pitching performances, like Chris Archer's impressive start against the Cubs and Chris Sale's struggles. Then we're looking at some closer situations, like how safe are Luke Jackson's and Liam Hendriks' jobs, before we examine all the latest injury news like Mike Trout's calf injury and Max Scherzer hitting the injured list.

Duration:00:12:19

Second Half Predictions + Waiver Pickups w/ Mike Podhorzer (Ep. 230)

7/10/2019
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The All-Star break gave all fantasy owners a breather, but baseball is back and with the second half underway, Mike Podhorzer of Rotographs joined us to give predictions to look forward to heading into the stretch run starting with a turnaround for Blake Snell (2:30). Mike Soroka is highly unlikely to keep up his numbers (14:52) and Justin Smoak is being hugely undervalued and should be owned immediately (20:23). The waiver wire shouldn't be ignored either with pitchers like Matt Strahm...

Duration:00:59:22

Leading Off: July 11th (Ep. 229)

7/10/2019
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We're back from the All-Star Break with a mailbag episode, answering questions about second-half outlooks and general strategy questions as we gear up for our playoff runs. We're also giving you a peek behind the curtain as to how the descriptions for Brendan came to be. And finally, we're telling Brendan's life story, through all of the many characteristics Dan has created for him over the life of the show.

Duration:00:17:23

Leading Off: July 8th (Ep. 228)

7/7/2019
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We're getting prepared for the second half of the season by looking at all the latest injury updates, such as Carlos Carrasco's diagnosis, Scooter Gennett's setback, and Jose Alvarado's oblique injury. Next we're looking at some struggling closers and some possible ninth-inning stashes with the trade deadline coming up. Finally, we're looking at the effect of Caleb Smith's return and Andrew Benintendi's placement in the Red Sox' batting order.

Duration:00:14:53

Leading Off: July 3rd (Ep. 227)

7/2/2019
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We're kicking things off with another dominant start from Aaron Nola, and asking whether he's finally back to the 2018 version of himself. Then we're talking about the outstanding seasons of Elvis Andrus and Rafael Devers. We're then discussing the rest of Tuesday's standouts, like David Price and Charlie Morton, before running through all the latest injury news.

Duration:00:13:37

Leading Off: July 1st (Ep. 224)

6/30/2019
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We're recapping a big weekend in fantasy baseball, starting with a ton of standout hitters like Manny Machado and Shohei Ohtani. Then we're looking at Blake Snell's big rebound and Brendan McKay's debut. We're also breaking down all the big injury news, like Cole Hamels' strained oblique and the impact on the Cubs' rotation, as well as Marcell Ozuna's fractured fingers and IL stint.

Duration:00:13:52

Leading Off: July 2nd (Ep. 226)

6/29/2019
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We're starting off with Adbert Alzolay's clunker against the Pirates, and examining how to evaluate the young starter going forward. Then we're looking at Eugenio Suarez's and Josh Bell's huge nights, and breaking down whether Nathan Eovaldi can really be the Red Sox closer as is now rumored. Finally, we're taking some fun mailbag questions, such as whether we can expect a bounceback from Matt Carpenter and Paul Goldschmidt and who are some available free agents who could make a major impact...

Duration:00:15:09

Waiver Wire Pickups + Playoff Predictions (Ep. 225)

6/29/2019
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As the league plays one more week of baseball before the All-Star Break, it's time look at the waiver wire again to see who's out there that could give your team a second-half boost. Joining us to do so is Pierre Camus of RotoBaller. Three prospects got promoted and all of them are worth adding right away if available (0:54). Are there any more prospects worth stashing right this moment (9:47)? We go through hitters worth picking up first starting with the more highly owned guys (20:20)....

Duration:01:01:09

Leading Off: June 28th (Ep. 223)

6/27/2019
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We're discussing two big call-ups in Keston Hiura and Brendan McKay and what we can expect from them going forward. We're also looking at Aaron Nola's latest gem and whether he's finally turned the corner on what has been a disappointing season. Next we're breaking down all the notable performances from yesterday, including Craig Kimbrel's return, Joey Gallo's two-homer day, and Joe Musgrove's revenge game against the Astros. We're finishing up with all the latest injury updates on players...

Duration:00:14:33

Leading Off: June 27th (Ep. 222)

6/26/2019
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We're talking about Lourdes Gurriel Jr. yet again after another big offensive day, and looking at why his statcast data might be misleading. Then we're digging into James Paxton's dud against the Blue Jays and Trevor Bauer's outstanding effort against the Royals, and what they mean for their rest of season outlook. We're then running through all the latest injury news like Giancarlo Stanton hitting the injured list again and Eddie Rosario's ankle sprain. Finally, we're looking at some other...

Duration:00:13:17

Leading Off: June 26th (Ep. 221)

6/25/2019
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We are breaking down Blake Snell's latest dud and looking at the cause of his extended struggles. We're also running through all the latest injury news, including Giancarlo Stanton and Tim Anderson leaving their respective games with injures. Then we'll look at the standout performances from yesterday, including Max Scherzer's latest gem, Joey Votto's continued resurgence, and Adbert Alzolay's debut as a starter. And, of course, we're taking a ride on the closer carousel, looking at what to...

Duration:00:14:59

Jordan Hicks Down + Players to Trade (Ep. 220)

6/24/2019
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It was a tough blow for the Cardinals with Jordan Hicks suffering a torn UCL (2:35). John Gant will get the first go, but Carlos Martinez should still offer value (4:18). Scooter Gennett is set to return to the Reds lineup soon, but what's his value moving forward (5:02)? As we near the All-Star break, there are a group of players you should be making moves on starting with Kyle Schwarber (8:05) and Dansby Swanson (10:58). Zach Wheeler could repeat his second-half from 2018 (25:28) and Rich...

Duration:00:51:52

Leading Off: June 25th (Ep. 219)

6/24/2019
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We're starting off by talking about Jordan Hicks' torn UCL and what it means for the Cardinals' bullpen. Next we'll discuss Tyler Glasnow's setback, and what to expect from him and the rest of the Rays' rotation going forward. We'll also look at Lucas Giolito's start against Boston, and break down some interesting developments from the previous day, such as Scott Kingery batting leadoff and Yoan Moncada hitting his first home run of the season as a right-handed batter.

Duration:00:14:16

Leading Off: June 24th (Ep. 218)

6/23/2019
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We're recapping all of this weekend's action, starting with the notable pitching performances, both positive, like Jose Berrios', and negative, like Trevor Bauer's. Then we're looking at all the standout hitters, like Pete Alonso and Yordan Alvarez. After that, we'll break down all the latest injury news, like Blake Treinen's shoulder and Ketel Marte's groin injuries, and finish with some closer news, including the updated ninth inning situation in Texas.

Duration:00:15:40

Leading Off: June 21st (Ep. 217)

6/20/2019
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We're starting off by talking about the electric debuts of Zac Gallen and Adbert Alzolay, and how they might impact the fantasy landscape going forward. Next, we're catching up on all the latest injury news, from Trevor Story's thumb sprain to Adalberto Mondesi hitting the injured list and Rich Hill being lost for several weeks, if not the season. Then we'll touch on Thursday's notable performances, including several pitching duds like Nick Pivetta and Madison Bumgarner.

Duration:00:13:37