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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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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.






Early 2020 Rankings w/ Nick Pollack (Ep. 257)

The FantasyPros Fantasy Baseball Podcast has returned for 2020! We kick off the new year by diving into our early rankings after some major offseason transactions took place. We're joined by Nick Pollack of Pitcher List to help us break it all down. Is Gerrit Cole (00:46) the top pitcher in fantasy baseball after signing with the Yankees, are there any concerns regarding Dinelson Lamet (27:17) heading into the 2020 season, and where should you be willing to take Manny Machado (41:30) and...


Fantasy Baseball 2020 Sleepers & Targets + Fantasy Award Winners (Ep. 256)

The fantasy season may have ended weeks ago, but we're wrapping up the year alongside the playoffs to name our fantasy award winners and more importantly, give a look ahead to who our favorite sleepers and targets are in 2020. Dan Harris, host of the Leading Off Podcast is teaming up with Bobby for the final show of the year. We start off with all the award winners beginning with our Mike Trout award (0:44) before we move onto the 2020 preview (34:56).


Leading Off: August 30th (Ep. 255)

It's the final episode of Leading Off this summer as Brendan encourages listeners to remember why we place fantasy in the first place. From there, he discusses a few topics from yesterday, including Max Muncy, Seth Brown, and Mike Clevinger. Finally, Brendan previews what 2020 fantasy baseball drafts might look like with the season coming to a close soon.


Leading Off: August 28th (Ep. 254)

This is unfortunately the second to last episode of Leading Off this season, and Brendan starts it off by discussing some under-the-radar players who could help swing your fantasy matchups this week. From there we go over some prospect news, some players that might be worth stashing, and tons of injury updates. Players discussed include Mark Canha, Tommy Edman, Gavin Lux, Luke Voit, Sean Manaea, and more.


Leading Off: August 26th (Ep. 253)

We start the show by discussing the Jose Ramirez injury. From there Brendan breaks the show into three segments - the good, the bad, and the ugly. Players discussed include Josh Donaldson, Chris Paddack, Trevor Bauer, Kyle Tucker, Rhys Hoskins, and more. Lastly, Brendan recaps the latest injury news before reminding listeners to get Rockies hitters into their lineups this week.


Leading Off: August 23rd (Ep. 252)

It's a mailbag episode as Brendan answers many of your listener questions, many of which are strategy based. First, however, we discuss some recent hot streak by Lucas Giolito, Jeff Samardzija, and others. We then go over the recent injury news and give a tip on something to monitor next week.


Leading Off: August 21st (Ep. 251)

Brendan discusses a lot of potentially under-owned players in this Wednesday edition of Leading Off. The show begins with a plethora of hot performances lately, including those by Amed Rosario and Cal Quantrill. We then move on to some fantasy fallers, discuss a couple of prospect promotions, and go over the biggest injury news from the past couple of days. Finally, Brendan gives away his top streaming option for Wednesday.


Leading Off: August 19th (Ep. 250)

There's a ton of injury news to discuss in this weekend recap episode of Leading Off, particularly to many pre-season fantasy aces. Brendan discusses which pitchers are worth stashing and which you can drop before going over some box score highlights from the weekend. Oh, and there's even more injury news to go over. Finally the show closes with some prospect/rookie updates.


Leading Off: August 16th (Ep. 249)

It's a Friday mailbag episode as Brendan answers some strategy questions, discusses some cold hitters like Aaron Judge and Eloy Jimenez, some cold pitchers like Shane Greene and Brendan McKay, and finally gives a couple of weekend streamers to consider.


Leading Off: August 14th (Ep. 248)

Brendan returns to the show to discuss a ton of hot hitters, including Ronald Acuna, Will Smith, Francisco Mejia, Yuli Gurriel, Gio Urshela, and more. There are also a couple of new segments that are introduced, one of which goes over some recent news and trends, and one of which discusses more of these hot hitters. Finally, Brendan shares his top streaming recommendation of the day.


Leading Off: August 12 (Ep. 247)

Mike recaps the weekend’s action by covering top performers like Ronald Acuna Jr., Pete Alonso, and Yordan Alvarez and updating injury news for Christian Yelich, Max Scherzer, Juan Soto, and others. He also introduces a new segment called, “Players We Talked About on Friday” in which you can find out which breakout player who was available in more than 80% of leagues last week is now likely owned everywhere. Plus, is Josh Bell back?


Leading Off: August 9th (Ep. 246)

Mike Maher takes over to host the last show before the weekend and discusses Ozzie Albies as a two-hole hitter, Aristides “The Punisher” Aquino’s call-up to the Reds, Nicholas Castellanos rediscovering his power stroke after being traded to the Chicago Cubs, and injury updates for David Price, Anthony Rendon, Christian Yelich, a number of Yankees players, and more before going over what he is looking forward to watching this weekend.


Leading Off: August 7th (Ep. 245)

Today's show features some fantastic listener questions, mainly surrounding general fantasy baseball strategy. Before that Brendan discusses some hot outfielders, including J.D. Davis, Mike Tauchman, and Jorge Soler. From there we discuss the injury news and make a surprise announcement.


Leading Off: August 5th (Ep. 244)

There's a whole weekend of baseball to recap, so Brendan spends the majority of the show going over some notable performances. Players mentioned include Aaron Sanchez, Noah Syndergaard, Dustin May, Bo Bichette, and more. There's also a new segment introduced titled "wait, what?" that looks at some surprising news. Lastly, Brendan goes over the injury news from the weekend before looking ahead to today.


Leading Off: August 2nd (Ep. 243)

Brendan kicks off the show by discussing his three biggest takeaways, which were Vladimir Guerrero Jr. getting hot with two homers, Zack Wheeler turning in a gem, and Xander Bogaerts becoming an all-around fantasy superstar. From there we discuss some trade deadline winners and losers before closing with injury news and taking some listener strategy questions.


Waiver Pickups + MLB Awards & Playoff Predictions (Ep. 242)

Marcus Stroman, Trevor Bauer, and Yasiel Puig were a few big names that kicked off the trade deadline (2:33). What their moves mean for fantasy owners may or may not be simple, but we're here to give you the lowdown with guest, Justin Mason, so have no fear. We're also touching on the top waiver pickups for hitters (13:02) and pitchers (39:06). Wil Myers should get regular playing time again (14:38) and Ender Inciarte could prove he still has fantasy value (30:17). For straightforward keep...


Leading Off: July 31st (Ep. 241)

The trade deadline is approaching today and we already have some deals to discuss! Brendan goes through the Trevor Bauer mega trade, discusses his thoughts on the Chris Martin trade, and then gets into some hot performances by Zac Gallen and Andrew Benintendi. From there we go over the injury news du jour before closing with some listener questions. Other players discussed include Yu Darivsh, Bo Bichette, and Reynaldo Lopez, among others.


Leading Off: July 29th (Ep. 240)

It is Brendan's first time hosting so of course there are some prospects to talk about. We start the show discussing Bo Bichette and Will Smith of the Dodgers before getting into the Marcus Stroman trade news. From there the focus is on hot and cold players, closer updates, and injury news. Players discussed today include Jose Ramirez, Paul Goldschmidt, Danny Santana, Greg Holland, and more.


Leading Off: July 26th (Ep. 239)

It's Dan's final show of the season, and there's plenty to talk about, starting with Blake Snell's and Joey Gallo's significant injuries and how you should handle both going forward. Next we'll talk about some notable performances like Nelson Cruz's three-homer day and Jacob deGrom's dominance, as well as Masahiro Tanaka's awful showing against the Red Sox and Lucas Giolito's struggles against the Twins. We'll finish off with notable injuries and transactions, before Dan tell you what's next...


Leading Off: July 24th (Ep. 238)

We are recapping a wild day of baseball, starting things off with a couple of big hitting performances like Robinson Cano's three-homer day and Trea Turner's cycle. Then we're looking at all the standout pitching performances from yesterday, like Dallas Keuchel's and Danny Duffy's strikeout duel and Stephen Strasburg's continued dominance. Then we're looking at some messy bullpen situations, before giving you updates on some injuries like Dee Gordon being placed on the injured list and Max...