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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

Playoff Waiver Wire & Trivia (Ep. 80)

9/11/2017
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Today's guest, Dan Harris and host, Bobby Sylvester jump right into the meat and potatoes to talk about replacing Billy Hamilton (1:11) and other waiver wire options including Victor Robles and Matt Olson (3:00). They jump into some trivia (13:11) where Bobby showcases his impossible knowledge on some historical details, then the pair closes with some of the most entertaining listener mailbag questions of the season about an all MLB fantasy football team (25:50) and current players who could...

Duration: 00:40:04


Home Run Surges & Listener Mailbag (Ep. 79)

8/30/2017
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FantasyPros featured writer, Chris Bragg and host, Bobby Sylvester discuss the home run streaks of Stanton and Hoskins (0:35) before talking about the implications of all the stars returning from injury and two near no-hitters (4:07). The duo moves over to the waiver wire to discuss Luis Valbuena, Kyle Barraclough and a few prospects who should get called up in September (11:06). Finally, they answer some great questions from the listener mailbag about if Giancarlo Stanton were on the...

Duration: 00:35:28


Waiver Wire, Mailbag & Trivia (Ep. 78)

8/24/2017
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Al Melchior (FanRag Sports) and Bobby Sylvester talk about Noah Syndergaard coming back (0:27) and all of the injuries that are flooding the Major Leagues over the past week (2:01) before discussing Tim Beckham and Byron Buxton's breakouts (5:07). When they move over to the waiver wire segment, the pair touches on Lucas Giolito, Max Kepler and Nick Delmonico among many others (9:28). Al then tries his hand at Bobby's trivia (20:15) before they take a few questions from the listener mailbag...

Duration: 00:37:22


Giancarlo Surging, A Future Ace + Baseball's Most Underrated Player (Ep. 77)

8/16/2017
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Dan Harris joins Bobby Sylvester to discuss who the MVP is now that Harper is down (2:22), Giancarlo's surge and some unbelievable stats (4:51). The Waiver Wire discussion includes one pitcher Bobby loves (11:38) and the Listener mailbag covers questions about Andrelton Simmons' MVP candidacy (18:53), whether Aaron Nola is an ace, and Kevin Gausman's fantasy future. Then, Dan challenges Bobby to some trivia (30:01). Sponsor: www.AudibleTrial.com/fantasypros -- Audible has over 180,000...

Duration: 00:40:56


The Next Big Rookie, Scuffling Aces and a Post-Hype Sleeper (Ep. 76)

8/9/2017
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Derek Carty of RotoGrinders.com and ESPN joins Bobby Sylvester to chat about news of the week, dig into the waiver wire and answer questions from the listener mailbag. The pair discusses the Yonder Alonso trade (0:30), whether Willson Contreras is a star (1:52) and Yu Darvish's resurgence (5:20). They are both excited about Lonnie Chisenhall among many other hitters in the waiver wire discussion (9:25) then they try to shy people away from a few pitchers throwing well lately (16:03)....

Duration: 00:30:22


Trade Deadline Recap, Waiver Pickups + Listener Mailbag (Ep. 75)

8/1/2017
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The trade deadline has come and gone and joining us to recap all the latest is Paul Sporer of FanGraphs. You won't want to miss this episode as we discuss Adrian Beltre's Hall of Fame candidacy (0:41), the Sonny Gray trade (2:59), Yu Darvish's new home (5:56) along with some of the less discussed players involved in these moves. We've also got quite a few names to cover from the waiver wire including a pair of prospects in Amed Rosario (14:57) and Ozzie Albies (15:13), and a few hot...

Duration: 00:38:21


Waiver Wire Pickups + Trade Implications (Ep. 74)

7/26/2017
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Another week of baseball has gone down, trades are taking place, and all of this has fantasy implications. Nick Pollack of PitcherList.com joins us this week to cover the latest including Trea Turner's potential return (1:26), Trevor Cahill's move to KC (8:54), The Yankee's bullpen moves (15:05), and waiver wire pickups to look at (20:32). Sponsor: www.AudibleTrial.com/fantasypros -- Audible has over 180,000 titles to choose from in every genre: thrillers, business, romance, comedy, sci-fi...

Duration: 00:39:34


Closer Updates, Waiver Wire, Trade Deadline & More (Ep.73)

7/18/2017
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The trade deadline is looming, players are being moved, and we've got plenty to talk about with Dalton Del Don of Yahoo! Sports. Listen in as we discuss the Nationals' closer situation (7:24), what to make of the Cardinals' bullpen (10:15), who on the waiver wire is worth looking into (11:03), mailbag questions (22:15) and more -- including our thoughts on the contending Tampa Bay Rays (16:25) and whether or not the Dodgers, not the Astros should be World Series favorites (32:42). Sponsor:...

Duration: 00:35:57


2nd Half Hot Takes + Predictions (Ep. 72)

7/14/2017
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Dan Harris is back with host, Bobby Sylvester, for an entertaining double-episode packed with thoughts on the Quintana trade (2:53), some amazing stats (11:10) and each of their top five hot takes for the second half (22:41). Then Dan flips the table on Bobby in revenge for his impossible trivia segment (50:06) before they finish with their playoff predictions (59:32). Make sure to check out the new bumper music from Absofacto.

Duration: 01:19:21


DL Updates, Waiver Pickups, & Trivia (Ep. 71)

7/6/2017
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Trea Turner went down so what's his value now (4:44)? We're looking at what this means for his fantasy owners with friend of the show and featured FantasyPros writer, Dan Harris. We're also chatting about Rich Hill's recent outings (10:07), Aledmys Diaz's demotion (17:02), Mark Melancon's replacement (21:36), before discussing pitchers (24:21) and hitters (35:30) to consider picking up off the waiver wire.

Duration: 00:49:58


Waiver Pickups, Streaking Hitters & Mailbag (Ep. 70)

6/29/2017
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Miguel Montero just opened a space on the Cubs' roster, so what's Kyle Schwarber's value now (1:48)? We're joined by guest, Jim Sannes of numberFire.com and we've got plenty to talk about including a few hot hitters available on the waiver wire (7:31), a few interesting pitchers to keep an eye on (19:06), and we're answering some great questions from the listeners like what to do with CarGo (28:07). Sponsor: FantasyFactor.com - Focus on single-entry contests with flatter and deeper prize...

Duration: 00:49:48


Cody Bellinger Mashing, Waiver Wire Talk + News (Ep. 69)

6/22/2017
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Cody Bellinger is mashing his way into the top of drafts for next season at his current pace, but is it sustainable (2:09)? Justin MacMahan of DailyFantasyInsider joins us to talk about the rookie's current hot streak, what to make of Andrew McCutchen's recent stretch (6:17), waiver wire pickups (8:29), and more, including answering our listener mailbag (19:53). Sponsor: InGameFantasy.com - Pick up and play real-money fantasy contests after the games have started. Take advantage of our...

Duration: 00:39:31


Lance McCullers hits the DL, MLB Draft Talk & Waiver Pickups (Ep. 68)

6/15/2017
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There hasn't been much breaking news as of late, but the MLB Draft did just wrap up and we're discussing who may be some future fantasy studs (1:54). We've got Brandon Warne joining us to discuss his Twins' No. 1 pick. Lance McCullers also hit the DL recently (11:42), and just who is Max Scherzer yelling at when he's dominating on the mound (9:57)? Of course we're chatting about the waiver wire as well starting with Lewis Brinson (15:08), Seth Lugo (23:35), and Pat Neshek (27:08) just to...

Duration: 00:36:47


Finding Mike Trout's Replacement, Prospect Watch & Rapid Fire Questions (Ep. 66)

5/31/2017
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Mike Trout's hurt (1:12) and Danny Duffy's droppable (1:47). We're covering the latest news with our guest Al Melchior as well as discussing the waiver wire options such as Bradley Zimmer (9:17), Brandon Drury (13:59), Brad Peacock (16:51), and Dinelson Lamet (20:34). Don't miss out on our listener mailbag as we answer prospect questions (21:55) before jumping into our rapid fire lighting round where Al answers whose May performances are the real deal or just flukes (30:13). Sponsor:...

Duration: 00:40:14


Under-owned Studs on the Waivers (Ep. 65)

5/25/2017
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With so many players on the DL this year, teams have been forced to drop studs or hang onto injured players that are taking up valuable space. All that means is that there's still talent to be picked up. Chris Meaney, host of the FNTSY Sports Network's podcast is joining us to discuss all these players including future prospects in Yoan Moncada (10:52) and Gleyber Torres (13:46), as well as established players in Starling Marte (4:58), David Peralta (8:57), Joe Ross (19:42), and Archie...

Duration: 00:43:07


Fantasy Fact or Fiction (Ep. 64)

5/23/2017
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Joining us on today’s show is Matt Lutovsky of SportingNews.com. With nearly two months of baseball played, we’re playing a little game and giving our take on what to believe is real or not. This includes hot starts from teams like the Brewers (5:10), Twins (6:58), Diamondback, and Rockies (11:33), as well whether Miguel Sano is MVP-worthy (15:51), if Andrew McCutchen can be dropped (26:09), what Eduardo Rodriguez’s value is (33:35), or if Jose Berrios will be a top 20 pitcher the rest of...

Duration: 00:38:49


Replacing Freddie Freeman, Waiver Pickups & Trivia (Ep. 63)

5/19/2017
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Injuries have been crushing this season and owners will now need to replace Freddie Freeman (1:47). Jim Sannes of numberFire is here to give us his take on what to do with your roster spots including Edwin Diaz's demotion (8:09), Trevor Story's impending return (10:48), Trea Turner's slump (16:03), and Nate Karn's hot streak (31:47). We've got all this and more including fun facts from our trivia segment (20:57).

Duration: 00:36:39


Latest Prospect Call-ups & Listener Mailbag (Ep. 62)

5/18/2017
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The recent call-ups of Ian Happ (7:58), Bradley Zimmer (6:34), and Jose Berrios (8:29) all have fantasy owners wondering, are these guys legit? We're answering all those questions and more in our latest listener mailbag segment (8:56) with FantasyPros correspondent, Chris Bragg. Sponsor: InsideInjuries.com - Get the Inside Injuries mobile app today for injury news & predictions. Available on iOS and Android.

Duration: 00:31:35


Trey Mancini's Hot Start, Waiver Wire Pitchers & DFS Strategy (Ep. 61)

5/11/2017
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Jared Kwart of FantasyCruncher.com joins the show to answer listener questions including his DFS tips on lineup construction (26:41). Tune in as we break down GPP strategy (26:46), weather impact (32:50), and favorite players to use (44:53). Of course, we've got season-long player covered too as we look to the waiver wire for more help (14:44). Sponsor: InsideInjuries.com - Get the Inside Injuries mobile app today for injury news & predictions. Available on iOS and Android.

Duration: 00:52:51


Early Season Awards & Listener Mailbag (Ep. 59)

5/4/2017
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We're handing out awards after one month and Dalton Del Don of Yahoo! Sports is here to join us. It's hard to argue who the American League (2:20) and National League (5:42) MVPs are so far, and the same could be said about the AL (10:29) and NL (13:06) Cy Young leaders. With that said, the Rookie of the Year race is an unexpected one with our picks for the AL (17:41) and NL (19:27). We're also answering your questions in this week's listener mailbag (21:10). Sponsor: InsideInjuries.com -...

Duration: 00:39:27

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