Fantasy Focus Baseball

By ESPN, Eric Karabell, Tristan Cockcroft

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 Feb 20, 2019
Excellent baseballshow with a bit of humor.

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ESPN fantasy experts Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockroft provide strategy, game overviews and injury reports.

Episode Date
"He Looks Like A Fantasy Monster!"
3355
Eric and Tristan talk Carlos Rodon value (0:05), long-term worries on Christian Yelich (5:20) and hitters that are gaining steam (7:05). Who is the young ace you should trust most (10:25)? Is it safe to bank on Craig Kimbrel (16:00)? Is Bo Bichette the next Trea Turner (20:00)?
Apr 15, 2021
Moving On From Joe Musgrove? That's A No-No
3709
Eric and Tristan wonder if you really should be moving Joe Musgrove after the no-no (2:00), evaluate some Player Rater surprises (7:45) and sort out bullpen hierarchy for a handful of competitive teams (14:30). A preview of the upcoming three days (25:40) and the answers to your hashbrowns (37:00) round out an eventful podcast!
Apr 12, 2021
Injuries: Playing The Long Game
3626
Stephania Bell joins the show to discuss the star injuries of Week 1 (0:25) while Eric and Tristan discuss the resulting value (16:20). They also talk the healthy players that are hitting (23:30), who is closing games (37:40) and value changers through one week (48:25).
Apr 08, 2021
Already Time To Move On?
2628
Eric and Tristan offer insight on what to make of Shohei Ohtani's eventful Sunday Night (0:52), the advanced metrics behind Yermin Mercedes (6:25) and try to determine what Week 1 stars are the real deal (10:15) before taking a look at bullpens (18:40) and the upcoming schedule (36:15).
Apr 05, 2021
Let The Games Begin!
3045
Eric and Tristan wonder if Adalberto Mondesi losses any value as a result of opening the season on the IL (1:00), the impact of Andrew Vaughn not being in the Day 1 lineup (6:25) and the closers that are getting added by the masses (13:10). No podcast is complete without a preview (17:25) and hashbrowns.
Apr 01, 2021
2021 Rankings: Should You aVoit Luke?
3293
Eric brings up a Week 1 sleeper (2:15) before he and Tristan discuss some potential value gainers resulting from recent injuries (3:15)/spring production (12:30) and the rash of bullpen committees heading into Opening Day (25:00).
Mar 29, 2021
Ranking Adjustments: Bumps And Bruises
2931
Eric and Tristan breakdown the rash of Spring injuries one week before Opening Day (0:45), talk the Lance McCullers contract (16:10) and give you a few names who have an arrow pointing straight up (18:55).
Mar 25, 2021
Rankings: An Underrated Pitcher And Hitter
3117
Don't pay for ... backstops (2:15)! Eric and Tristan discuss a player they both drafted in TOUT over the weekend (10:15), the Dodgers infield (15:05) and what to do with Carlos Carrasco (17:15) before the chaos of closers (19:25) and a hashbrown that leads to a conversation of the most underrated hitter in early drafts!
Mar 22, 2021
2021 Rankings: No Thanks!
3143
Eric and Tristan talk a spring standout hitter (2:00) and debate Victor Robles' value this season (4:45). They take a look at you can learn from Spring games, discuss the most overrated players on the board for 2021 (13:00) and help you project save numbers (20:00).
Mar 18, 2021
Shuffling Rankings And Strategies
3004
Eric and Tristan talk Stephen Strasburg's price point (0;55) and some value bats to consider (4:10) before detailing the new Custom Dollar Generator (8:10). They also discuss the middle tier of pitchers battling injuries (9:20), if Ohtani is worth it (21:15) and tackle your best questions (25:30)!
Mar 15, 2021
The Process Behind ESPN Projections For 2021
2798
The Prince of Projections Todd Zola lays out his process (1:42) and the difference in projections/ranks (8:42) before Eric and Tristan talk about the recent news (28:20) and address your questions!
Mar 11, 2021
Stars And Scrubs? Building A Roster In 2021
2994
Eric and Tristan discuss some early spring performances (7:32) before breaking down their strategies in the LABR "only" salary cap drafts from the weekend (9:49): bargains, regrets and player evaluation.
Mar 08, 2021
Which Rookies Are Ready To Produce?
2820
Eric grills MLB Insider Kiley McDaniel on Wander Franco (0:39) and rookie ranks in redraft (2:10) before AJ Mass stops by to get you ready for your Points League draft (19:00).
Mar 01, 2021
Catcher Value, Pitcher News and Shohei Ohtani's Ranking
3295
Eric and Tristan talk about JT Realmuto's value (0:55), the bump for Mariners prospects (11:20), reaction to recent pitcher news (17:56), the Shohei Ohtani conundrum (21:25), closers (28:12) and much more!
Feb 22, 2021
Experts Mixed League Recap
3628
Eric and Tristan discuss the recent minor signings, sift through bullpens (10:45), break down the LABR Mixed League Draft (19:50) and answer your hashbrowns (31:16)!
Feb 17, 2021
Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit; 2021 Season Preview
3470
Stars, sleepers, busts and so much more! Eric and Tristan breakdown the early rounds (0:30), first base (1:55), second base (7:19), shortstop (12:52), third base (17:54), outfield (22:55), designated hitters (29:50), catchers (31:27), starting pitchers (34:56) and closers (43:24) in detail to get you caught up before answering common questions (48:16) leading into the 2021 season.
Feb 15, 2021
Is Trevor Bauer A Tier 1 Pitcher?
3028
Eric and Tristan talk Trevor Bauer’s spot among the fantasy elite, resigned big bats and a middle infielder that will see his value spike in his new home!
Feb 09, 2021
Going Going Gone From Coors
3700
Eric and Tristan discuss what the move from Colorado to St. Louis means for Nolan Arenado, how positional/statistical scarcity impacted Tristan's recent draft and the other impact signings over the past week.
Feb 01, 2021
Finding An Edge In Fantasy Baseball 2021
4186
Eric and Tristan break down two stats that often get overlooked and what it means for their rankings, discuss George Springer's long-term value and answer your questions!
Jan 25, 2021
Rankings: Which Winter Signings Matter Most?
3648
Eric and Tristan discuss the impact of the recent signings (Musgrove, Kluber, LeMahieu and more) on the 2021 ranks, take swings at trivia, answer your questions and rank the top Simpsons season!
Jan 19, 2021
Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Francisco Lindor Trade
1970
Eric is shifting Francisco Lindor in his rankings: which direction and how much of a move? He and Tristan discuss Lindor's new value, Carlos Carassco's tempting ceiling and what's left in Cleveland.
Jan 07, 2021
Padres Power Up
3456
Eric and Tristan discuss the value of Yu Darvish/Blake Snell in San Diego and Josh Bell in Washington in addition to highlighting prospects on the move and their future upside.
Jan 05, 2021
Rankings Reaction To Free Agency
3262
Eric and Tristan discuss what the first wave of free agency signings mean for 2021. A top-10 closer? New place, same value for a starter? A sleeper hitter on the move?
Dec 21, 2020
Did 2020 Matter?
3271
Eric and Tristan evaluate the recent news around the league, talk the value of 2020 production and answer your questions!
Dec 02, 2020
Looking Ahead To 2021!
3619
Eric and Tristan discuss what Randy Arozarena's postseason push means for 2021 as they break down their early rankings for next season!
Nov 02, 2020
2020 Reaction And 2021 First Look
3200
Eric and Tristan review the 2020 season and discuss how the results from 2020 will impact their 2021 rankings.
Sep 29, 2020
Soaring Soto
3767
Eric and Tristan unearth the plus matchups for the final weekend, discuss combo mealers and preview pitchers for next season!
Sep 24, 2020
Why Tristan, Why?
3840
Eric and Tristan discuss bold moves that could decide your league, preview outfielders for 2021 and take swings at 20/20 trivia!
Sep 22, 2020
Is Javier Baez Overrated?
3765
Eric and Tristan discuss the struggles of some fantasy stars, tackle the middle field ranks for 2021 and preview the weekend slate.
Sep 17, 2020
Coming For That #1 Spot
3705
Eric and Tristan get into it about Mike Trout's spot in the 2021 ranks, help you firm up your playoff roster and take a look back at their process in drafting closers.
Sep 15, 2020
Gimme Some Gallen!
3536
Eric and Tristan talk struggling stars, ranking risers and what to watch for this weekend!
Sep 10, 2020
Juice The Orange!
2993
Eric and Tristan discuss the impact of Monday's trade deadline, a future ninth inning ace, the 2021 top tier of starting pitchers and preview the weekend!
Sep 03, 2020
Winning With Whit?
2954
Eric and Tristan evaluate the recent trades, the best bets to get September saves and the upcoming schedule.
Aug 31, 2020
Who Gets The First Half Hardware?
3088
Eric and Tristan discuss first half awards, some early thoughts on 2021 and preview the weekend slate.
Aug 27, 2020
Roster Management
3168
Eric and Tristan discuss red-hot bats, the next wave of pitching prospects and how to sift through the recent rash of injuries.
Aug 24, 2020
Say It Ain't So Bo!
3548
Eric and Tristan discuss Bo Bichette's 2021 ceiling, struggling young pitchers, help you find saves and talk the top overall pick next season!
Aug 20, 2020
The Replacements
3380
Eric and Tristan walk through the recent rash of injuries, discuss some long-term values and attempt to re-rank the closers.
Aug 17, 2020
Actionable Ranking Changes
2939
Eric and Tristan discuss risers in their rest of season ranks, players you can feel fine in dropping and preview the weekend..
Aug 13, 2020
Keep'em Or Cut'em?
3691
Eric and Tristan help you make the tough lineup decisions, debate the long-term value of Yankee hitters and try to nail down closer ranks.
Aug 10, 2020
A Star Is Born
3511
Eric and Tristan breakdown the future of the Angels, search for saves and discuss offenses to stream against.
Aug 06, 2020
Roster Shuffling
3190
Eric and Tristan embrace Tyler Chatwood, wonder aloud how to navigate the upcoming schedule and discuss roster adjustments.
Aug 03, 2020
Free Agent Finds And Slow Starters
2937
Eric and Tristan discuss the must adds from the first week, try to make sense of bullpen chaos and take a look at weekend streaming options.
Jul 30, 2020
Buy Or Sell From The Weekend
2974
Eric and Tristan breakdown the first weekend of baseball, including velocity problems for Ohtani, replacing injured players (Tyler Chatwood!) and the future value of the Week 1 stars.
Jul 27, 2020
Opening Day Bonus Pod
3493
Eric and Tristan discuss a rash of recent news as they take in the first three innings of the 2020 MLB season.
Jul 24, 2020
Opening Day!
3254
Eric and Tristan take a look at the first fantasy scoring period, evaluate interesting roster decisions and announce extra Opening Day content!
Jul 23, 2020
Late Rankings Adjustments
3761
Dave Schoenfield joins Eric and Tristan to discuss the weekend news, argue about Matt Kemp’s redraft value, discuss The Ohtani Plan and go over their sleepers/busts.
Jul 20, 2020
Danger With deGrom?
3171
Eric and Tristan tackle the Puig signing, various injuries and preview the cloudy closer situations across the league.
Jul 16, 2020
Future Hall of Famer?
3351
Dave Schoenfield joins Eric and Tristan to talk Vlad Guerrero Jr’s future, value tweaks over the past week and batting order rumors.
Jul 13, 2020
Mock Draft: Get Creative!
3150
Eric and Tristan dive deep into the first ESPN Mock Draft for the shortened season: Trout falls, an early pitcher run and the price of speed.
Jul 09, 2020
Time To Experiment
2876
Dave Schoenfield joins Eric and Tristan to discuss COVID contingency planning, the value of a few NL East players and answer your finest questions!
Jul 06, 2020
Sugar
2908
Joon Lee joins Eric to talk optimism about the shortened season, Ivy League culture, the movie Sugar and your best 2020 questions.
Jul 03, 2020
Strength Of Schedule
2808
Dave Schoenfield joins Eric to discuss which teams have players that are more valuable now than they were this preseason, focusing on starting pitchers and closers.
Jun 29, 2020
Embrace Optimism
2830
Eric and Tristan offer insight to what a 60-game fantasy season means before welcoming Joon Lee in to discuss 8 Men Out.
Jun 25, 2020
The Magic Number?
3032
Dave Schoenfield stops by to discuss his recent piece on the importance of age on production before father-son trivia and hash browns!
Jun 22, 2020
Moneyball
2613
Joon Lee joins Eric and Tristan to talk the penny pinching on Moneyball, the KBO and take swings at shortstop trivia!
Jun 18, 2020
Forecasting The Future
3223
Dave Schoenfield joins Eric and Tristan to talk McGwire/Sosa, the impact of prospects in 2020 and the future of the league as a whole.
Jun 15, 2020
A League of Their Own
3345
Eric and Tristan welcome Joon Lee in to discuss A League of Their Own, take a look at the fantasy spin of the MLB Draft and answer your finest questions!
Jun 11, 2020
The Great HR Chase of 1998
2978
Eric and Tristan welcome Dave Schoenfield to the show to discuss the great HR chase of 1998, the upcoming MLB draft and trivia!
Jun 08, 2020
Field of Dreams
2899
Joon Lee joins the guys to discuss Field of Dreams before trying trivia and strategizing for a shortened season.
Jun 04, 2020
2020 Leaderboards
2217
Brad Doolittle swings by to discuss labor negotiations before Eric and Tristan breakdown his 2020 half season projections along with 20-20 trivia.
Jun 01, 2020
Bull Durham
2815
It is Bull Durham day on the 06010 MLB podcast, as Joon Lee joins the show to discuss the classic before trivia and MLB negotiation updates.
May 28, 2020
You're Killin Me Smalls!
3336
Joon Lee helps Eric and Tristan break down the rewatchability of Sandlot and offers hot food takes before surprise trivia and strategy talk!
May 21, 2020
Rankings: Middle Infield Magic
2672
Eric and Tristan add to the elite tier of middle infielders before talking the myth of position scarcity and tricky trivia!
May 18, 2020
Bad News Bears
3250
Joon Lee swings by to talk Bad News Bears before Eric and Tristan tackle trivia and your hash browns!
May 14, 2020
Universal DH
3086
Eric and Tristan discuss the latest 2020 season proposal that includes realignment and a universal DH before testing your knowledge and answering your questions!
May 11, 2020
The Natural
2875
Does the lack of memorable quotes hurt The Natural's legacy? Joon Lee stops by to break down the sentimental movie before Eric and Tristan dive into your questions!
May 07, 2020
Weird Things Happen
3175
Eric and Tristan discuss roster construction, simulation stars, pitching trivia and Star Wars!
May 04, 2020
Major League Breakdown
3118
Joon Lee stops by to talk the legacy of Major League before Eric and Tristan answer hitter trivia and your hash browns!
Apr 30, 2020
Rethinking Ranks
3090
Eric and Tristan focus on the Indians (loving Lindor and fantastic Franmil) before tackling your questions and today daily trivia!
Apr 27, 2020
Value In Versatility
2638
Eric and Tristan talk about the value of versatility for fantasy hitters, their favorite albums and guess at the trivia of the day!
Apr 23, 2020
Sleeper Pitchers: Pick or Pass
3527
Eric and Tristan talk fringe pitchers excelling in the simulations, regression candidates and answer your finest questions!
Apr 20, 2020
GOAT Talk
3059
Eric Karabell and Dave Schoenfield discuss Project GOAT, take a look at the simulation results and deep dive into Mike Soroka.
Apr 16, 2020
Marte Party!
3239
Eric and Tristan talk about regression candidates, simulation stars, a Marte Party in Arizona and a move to points leagues.
Apr 09, 2020
Simulation Analysis
3600
Eric and Tristan discuss the impact of a shortened season, evaluate recent simulations and guess at a great trivia question!
Apr 06, 2020
Learning From Simulations
2677
Eric and Tristan dive into the first week of game simulations, discuss the value of Marcus Semien and pose a trivia question!
Apr 02, 2020
Maximizing Your Mocks
2629
In addition to talking about prospect value in a shortened 2020, Eric and Tristan discuss how to get the most out of mock drafting.
Mar 30, 2020
Maybe The Next ... A-Rod?
2991
Eric and Tristan discuss the impact of pitching velocity on health, preview the Yankees and debate Tatis vs Devers long-term.
Mar 26, 2020
Read And React
2766
Eric and Tristan talk about their Tout War drafts and discuss roster construction to make you a better manager!
Mar 23, 2020
Value And Regression
2317
Eric and Tristan discuss some of the top values on the board this fantasy season and what players overachieved in 2019.
Mar 12, 2020
Draft Prep!
2966
Eric and Tristan discuss fading all the injured Yankees before giving you the tips you need for your draft, no matter the format!
Mar 09, 2020
Ranking Changes: Injury Edition
2775
Eric and Tristan adjust their ranks for the big name injuries, discuss the spring trends they are buying and breakdown their LABR "only" drafts.
Mar 04, 2020
Pitcher Prep - 2020
3143
Eric and Tristan update their Luis Severino rank (2:30) and talk Astro discounts (9:00) before discussing their starting pitcher (9:45) and closer (23:15) rankings.
Feb 25, 2020
Dynasty Discussion And Outfield Ranks
2794
Eric and Tristan evaluate the most recent news and debate dynasty rankings before talking stars, sleepers and busts in the OF.
Feb 19, 2020
Infield Ranks: Stars, Sleepers And Busts
3247
Eric and Tristan breakdown all of the infield positions: who to target, who to avoid and who to reach for?
Feb 11, 2020
Mookie Monster
2791
Eric, Tristan and AJ react to the Mookie Betts trade (1:31) and discuss Mike Trout's value (16:30) before answering your questions (31:05)!
Feb 05, 2020
We're Back!
2649
Eric and Tristan run down the offseason signings/trades before discussing the Astros fallout and answering your pressing questions.
Jan 21, 2020
Stealing the Signs: How Allegations Against the Astros Could Change Baseball
1136
Major League Baseball has promised a thorough investigation into the Astros' stealing of pitching signs during their 2017 championship run, using a live video feed and...trash cans. At the owners meetings, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said there is no reason to expand the case to other teams at this time. But the scandal has raised big questions, and could change the game itself. ESPN MLB Insider Jeff Passan explores tough decisions for the league going forward.
Nov 20, 2019
Until Next Season
2951
Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft discuss final player rating, weigh in on the 2020 fantasy season, give their World Series predictions and give thanks to the crew for the f
Sep 30, 2019
The End is Nigh
2850
Eric and Tristan discuss how fantasy managers should handle Gerrit Cole this weekend. Plus, the guys give a sneak peek at 2020 by talking about their rankings for the likes of Frankie Montas, Kyle Tucker and others.
Sep 26, 2019
Nearing The End
2896
Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft weigh in on injuries to starting pitchers, the Cubs' meltdown and more. Plus, a myriad of Hashbrown, combo meals and more.
Sep 23, 2019
Crunch Time
2135
Eric and Tristan preview the weekend in pitchers and discuss Cavan Biggio's future fantasy potential. Plus, the latest on injured star players and how it's affecting the fantasy postseason.
Sep 20, 2019
Trout Is Out
2676
Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft weigh in on Mike Trout's season ending injury, Gavin Lux finding his rhythm, Austin Meadow's 30+ homers and more.
Sep 16, 2019
Fractured Hope
2938
Eric and Tristan discuss the significance of the Christian Yelich injury. They also preview the weekend pitching matchups and talk about Jonathan Villar's good fantasy season.
Sep 12, 2019
Dumping Dave
2756
Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft weigh in on the Red Sox firing Dave Dombrowksi, what to do with Javier Baez, combo meals from the weekend and answer your myriad Hashbrowns
Sep 09, 2019
Soler Power
2331
AJ Mass fills in for Tristan and together he and Eric preview the weekend and talk about the power numbers for Joc Pederson and Jorge Soler. Plus, the latest on closers.
Sep 05, 2019
No-Hitter For Verlander
2854
Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft discuss some news from the weekend, including Justin Verlander's no hitter and Kyle Tucker's promotion. Plus, a myriad of Hashbrowns!
Sep 03, 2019
Saves in the Grave
2979
Eric and Tristan preview the weekend's pitching matchups and dole out advice on how to approach the final stretch of the fantasy season. Plus, they discuss the disappearance of the save.
Aug 29, 2019
No Way, Jose
2929
Eric and Tristan discuss how the Jose Ramirez hand injury affects the Indians and his future draft stock. Plus, they talk about some of the league's hottest hitters and...eggplant parmesan?
Aug 26, 2019
Bryce Bryce Baby
2926
Eric and Tristan preview the weekend in pitching and break down Bryce Harper's fantasy value. Plus, the guys speculate on the top performers in 2024.
Aug 22, 2019
Two Aces In A Hole
2817
Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft discuss two aces with injuries, the exploding homerun rate, everyone's Combo Meal over the weekend and a myriad of hashbrowns.
Aug 19, 2019
Draft Devers
2784
Eric and Tristan preview the weekend for the pitchers, check in on the "Closer Carousel" with the Braves and discuss if Rafael Devers warrants a first-round pick in 2020.
Aug 15, 2019
Third Time's A Charm
2768
Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft discuss Reds OF Aristides Aquino and Astros DH Yordan Alvarez both hitting three homers on the same day, a myriad of hashbrowns and more.
Aug 12, 2019
Bo Knows
2992
Eric and Tristan discuss Bo Bichette's hot start and Keston Hiura's awesomeness. Plus, the guys debate whether Ronald Acuna Jr. or Mike Trout will have a better 2020 season.
Aug 08, 2019
More Injuries Than We Like
2496
Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft weigh in the continuing injuries for the Yankees, a weekend no-hitter, Vlad Guerrero's and Nelson Cruz's hitting power and more.Plus, they've got a combo meal and #Hashbrowns!
Aug 05, 2019
Trades, Trades And More Trades!
3257
Eric and Tristan help you adjust for the player movement over the last few days and evaluate over/underrated players for 2020.
Aug 01, 2019
The Curious Case Of Jose Ramirez
2804
Eric and Tristan react to Ramirez giving fantasy managers what they want, discuss the upside of Bichette and try to figure out the bullpens.
Jul 29, 2019
We Are All Beliebers!
3388
Tristan and AJ talk the historical pace of Bieber, Hiura's viability, update various injuries and preview the weekend.
Jul 25, 2019
Jeff Passan: Trade Deadline and ... Karaoke?
3568
Jeff Passan joins Tristan and AJ to break down the trade deadline ... and offer what might be the best karaoke performance of all time!
Jul 22, 2019
Touting Tatis
2729
Eric and AJ evaluate rookie hitters, discuss their 2020 top 5 and try to sort out the bullpens.
Jul 18, 2019
Adding The Birthday Boy!
2876
Eric and Tristan wonder why Ramon Laureano isn't universally rostered, discuss ballpark cuisine and help prepare you for the week ahead.
Jul 15, 2019
Looking Ahead
3032
Eric and Tristan discuss the first half of the season, talk a dynasty ranking refresh and preview the weekend ahead!
Jul 11, 2019
LeMazing!
2571
Eric and AJ breakdown the monster DJ LeMahieu season, evaluate rookie pitchers and preview the week ahead.
Jul 01, 2019
What The Snell?
3441
Tristan and AJ welcome back injured players, detail the struggles of Blake Snell and have you covered on the weekend action.
Jun 27, 2019
Piling Up Points
3385
Tristan and AJ evaluate the upside of the recent call-ups, discuss Walker Buehler's value and help you make smart moves in your points league.
Jun 24, 2019
Regression To The Mean
2911
Eric and Tristan talk regression, take different sides on Justin Upton vs Jose Ramirez and preview the weekend.
Jun 20, 2019
Home Run Derby
3030
Eric and Tristan discuss the Yankees adding another big bat, Lucas Giolitoa€™s 2020 rank and preview the start of the week.
Jun 17, 2019
Fantasy Baseball: Patience On Paddack
3382
Eric and Tristan discuss the demotion of Chris Paddack, debate Ohtani vs Laureano and sort the value of closers.
Jun 13, 2019
Cool On Keuchel?
3096
Eric and Tristan break down the value of Keuchel in Atlanta and hot-shot Astro call-up Yordan Alvarez.
Jun 10, 2019
Realigning Ranks
3065
Eric and Tristan discuss the value of Kimbrel/Bruce, evaluate the Cleveland pitching staff and preview the weekend ahead.
Jun 06, 2019
All In on Odorizzi?
2743
Eric and Tristan debate Giolito vs Odorizzi and talk about adjusting expectations the rest of the way based on what we've seen thus far.
Jun 03, 2019
Juice The Giolito Orange?
3496
Tristan Cockcroft and AJ Mass discuss juicing the Lucas Giolito orange, debate if Correa is really a star player, and share their thoughts on Derek Dietrich. Plus, your Q's!
May 30, 2019
Beyond Worried
2889
Eric and Tristan lay out their 2019 expectations for some young stars, discuss innings caps and help you with the latest injuries.
May 23, 2019
The Year of Yelich
2716
Eric and Tristan discuss the historical context of Christian Yelich, the sustainability of Bieber Fever and preview the first half of the week.
May 20, 2019
Prospect Palooza
2583
Eric and Tristan assess the new wave of MLB talent, the value of Luke Jackson and preview the busy weekend ahead.
May 16, 2019
Sustain or Disdain?
2875
Eric and Tristan discuss the hot starters that you need to trade away, closer chaos and the hierarchy of the Dodgers pitching staff. Plus, your Twitter hashbrowns!
May 13, 2019
Moving On From Votto?
3134
Eric and Tristan aren't buying Mike Fiers after the no-no, are worried about Joey Votto and get you prepared for a big weekend!
May 09, 2019
Ohtani's Return
3145
Eric and Tristan discuss the value of injured pitchers, Nick Senzel's first impression and long-term concerns over a star closer?
May 06, 2019
Fantasy Baseball: Summoning Senzel
2935
Eric and Tristan talk the promotion of Nick Senzel and Nate Lowe, discuss the underrated Steven Matz and field your best questions!
May 02, 2019
Boring But Successful?
2908
Eric and Tristan discuss if it's time to give up on Eloy Jimenez in addition to other prospect news, a pair of standout Sunday pitching performances and Twitter questions.
Apr 29, 2019
Like Father Like Son
3076
Eric and Tristan discuss the promotion of Vlad Jr., sort out chaotic bullpens and catch up with Stephania Bell about Jacob deGrom's pending return.
Apr 25, 2019
Who's Healthy?
2833
Eric and Tristan discuss the rash of injuries, highlight some streaming options for the week ahead and answer your questions!
Apr 22, 2019
Sky's The Limit
3196
The crew discusses the odd Blake Snell injury, the value of Jose Ramirez and get excited about Guerrero Jr. in addition to assessing the bullpens & taking your questions.
Apr 18, 2019
Por-SELL-o?
2722
Eric and Tristan recap everything from the weekend, break down Jose Altuve's power surge, discuss if Eddie Rosario is turning the corner and your Twitter questions!
Apr 15, 2019
Sweating Severino?
3219
Eric and Tristan discuss the value moving forward of Pete Alonso, make closer calls and discuss Luis Severino with Stephania Bell.
Apr 11, 2019
Adjusting Expectations?
2903
Eric and Tristan discuss the Cody Bellinger heater, caution about the Shane Greene bubble and preview the upcoming action.
Apr 08, 2019
Hot Starts and Closer Darts
2827
Eric and Tristan dive into the latest injuries, detail confusing bullpens and discuss hot starts, plus your Twitter questions!
Apr 04, 2019
Let The Games Begin!
2848
Eric and Tristan take a look at the statement performances from the weekend and preview the upcoming three days of action.
Apr 01, 2019
Prospect Payoff and "Opening" Day
2711
Eric and Tristan discuss surprise roster decisions, update Lindor's value and preview the first weekend!
Mar 28, 2019
Stay Disciplined
2596
Eric and Tristan discuss how to adjust your ranks for injuries, closer chaos and answer your last second hashbrowns.
Mar 25, 2019
Let The Games Begin...Sort Of
2875
Eric and Tristan evaluate the season-opening series and busy bullpens before picking Stephania Bell's brain on injured players.
Mar 21, 2019
Final Evaluations
2774
Eric and Tristan discuss spring speed, nagging injuries and players to consider in the late rounds to help you feel good about your final preseason ranks!
Mar 18, 2019
Spring Is In The Air!
2542
Eric and Tristan sort out the recent spring training trends, evaluate players of note in a recent draft and get into some bullpen talk.
Mar 14, 2019
Overrrated?
2637
Eric and Tristan discuss their concern level on Vlad Jr., if Adam Jones holds value in Arizona and breakdown the latest points mock draft.
Mar 11, 2019
Bearish on Bryce?
2670
Eric and Tristan discuss an overrated(?) Bryce Harper, their confidence level in Luis Severino with the recent setback and answer your hashbrowns!
Mar 06, 2019
Spring Adjustments & A Big Announcement!
3042
Moving Kershaw down the ranks, the dynasty impact of the new deal for Arenado and playing the what-if game with Harper.
Feb 27, 2019
Draft Strategy
2552
Eric and Tristan discuss the Brewers signing Moustakas, Lindor's health, the need for speed and the risk/reward with taking Vlad Jr. early.
Feb 19, 2019
Baseball Is Back!
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Eric, Tristan and AJ discuss how many fantasy aces there are in 2019 and some ranking discrepancies before answering your Twitter questions.
Feb 05, 2019
Offseason Check-in
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Eric and Tristan weigh in on all the latest offseason moves, share their thoughts on Harper and Machado and we take your Twitter hashbrowns!
Jan 22, 2019
2018 In The Books
2913
Eric Karabell and league-winning Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss the final day of meaningful games (3:00), look back at the year that was in the MLB (12:00), Combo Meals (15:00), a Closer Carousel (21:00) and the guys serve up your final 2018 #06010MLB hash browns.
Oct 01, 2018
A Blank Check
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Eric Karabell and league-winning Tristan H. Cockcroft break down MLB's final regular season weekend schedule with pitchers and hitters to watch (3:00), where will Bryce Harper end up next year (22:00) and the guys answer your #06010MLB questions.
Sep 27, 2018
Tristan's Top-100
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Eric Karabell and league-winning Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss who to add and drop for the last week of the season (5:00), the guys go over Tristan's Top-100 for 2019 (12:00), Combo Meals (25:00) this week's schedule (29:00) and the guys answer your #06010MLB questions.
Sep 24, 2018
Down The Stretch
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Eric Karabell and league-winning Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss the most important pitchers in the final two weeks of the season (4:00), Trevor Story's elbow, Yasiel Puig's power, Trevor Bauer's availability (10:00), Combo Meals (20:00) a ride on the Closer Carousel (24:00), this week's schedule (26:00) and the guys answer your #06010MLB questions.
Sep 20, 2018
Batman Does No Pirates
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Eric Karabell and league-winning Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss the players you need to add down the stretch (4:00), the amazing Juan Soto and Adalberto Mondesí (10:00), how to view Yasiel Puig and Kyle Freeland for the future (15:00), Combo Meals (23:00) a ride on the Closer Carousel (24:30), this week's schedule (26:00) and the guys answer your #06010MLB questions.
Sep 17, 2018
Do You Snell What Blake Is Cooking?
3035
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss Blake Snell's amazing season (4:00), who the Top-10 pitchers for next season are (8:00), Jonathan Villar and Tyler White are awesome (14:00) a ride on the Closer Carousel (22:30), this weekend's schedule (24:00) and the guys answer your #06010MLB questions.
Sep 13, 2018
Late Season Heat Up
2658
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss Shohei Ohtani's continued success although injured (3:00), players heating up late in the season that can help you make a run (8:00), Combo Meals (14:00), a ride on the Closer Carousel (17:30), this week's schedule (21:00), what to do with Chris Sale (42:00) and the guys answer your #06010MLB questions.
Sep 10, 2018
Trevor Squared
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Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss Shohei Ohtani's damaged UCL and his outlook for the next few seasons (4:00), Trevor Story and Trevor Williams' season thus far (12:00), a ride on the Closer Carousel (19:30), Combo Meals (22:00), this weekend's schedule (25:00) and the guys answer your #06010MLB questions.
Sep 06, 2018
Perfect Cycle
3246
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss some Jacob deGrom trivia (5:00), Christian Yelich's 6 for 6 night while hitting for the cycle (7:00), projecting rookies for next season (12:00), a ride on the Closer Carousel (19:30), a lone Combo Meal (22:00), this weekend's schedule (25:00) and the guys answer your #06010MLB questions.
Aug 30, 2018
Podcast Nickname Weekend
3036
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss the awesome Kendrys Morales (4:00), Tristan tries to stump Eric with some HR Trivia (5:00), injuries to Sean Manaea and Buster Posey (11:00), Combo Meals (20:00), a ride on the Closer Carousel (24:30), pitchers to watch this week (27:00) and the guys answer your #06010MLB questions.
Aug 27, 2018
Sunny Day Baseball
2743
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss the latest news on Kenley Jansen, the Daniel Murphy trade (4:00), guys that don't look right like Buster Posey and Stephen Strasburg (11:00), a Closer Carousel (14:30), pitchers to watch this weekend (22:00) and the guys answer your #06010MLB questions.
Aug 23, 2018
Dropping Like Flies
2844
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft break down Ronald Acuna Jr's hot-streak and what his projections are for next year (4:00), if there are concerns for Chris Sale, Joey Votto, Mike Trout and Didi Gregorius (9:00), a Closer Carousel (21:30), Combo Meals (16:40), a look ahead to this week's slate (25:00) and the guys answer your #06010MLB questions.
Aug 20, 2018
Acuna Matata: It Means No Worries
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Tristan H. Cockcroft and AJ Mass break down Ronald Acuna Jr's hot-streak and hit-by-pitch vs the Marlins (4:00), if there are concerns for pitchers headed to the DL like Trevor Bauer and James Paxton (12:00), a Closer Carousel (17:30), Combo Meals with a hint of trivia (38:40), a look ahead to this weekend's slate (41:00) and the guys answer your #06010MLB questions.
Aug 16, 2018
Who Is Danny Jansen?
2583
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss multiple bullpen situations on an extended Closer Carousel (4:00), players to be concerned about over fly-ball rate (8:00), Combo Meals (13:40), a wrap-up of this past weekend's slate (20:00) and the guys answer your #06010MLB questions.
Aug 13, 2018
Red-Hot Rougned
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Tristan H. Cockcroft and AJ Mass discuss the red-hot Rougned Odor (4:00), positive news keeps rolling for the Shohei Ohtani train (8:00), Combo Meals (7:40) an extended Closer Carousel with a special guest (17:30), a look at this weekend's slate with streaming pitchers (30:00) and the guys answer your #06010MLB questions.
Aug 09, 2018
Cause For Concern?
3510
Tristan H. Cockcroft and AJ Mass discuss the fantasy fallout from this weekend's Yankees vs Red Sox series and the red-hot Athletics (4:00), injury concerns about George Springer and Mike Trout (14:00), Combo Meals (21:40) a Closer Carousel (24:30), a look at this week's schedule (25:00) and the guys answer your #06010MLB questions.
Aug 06, 2018
Deadline Dive
2852
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss the ramifications from the monster trade deadline (5:00), are there concerns about Chris Sale and other players hitting the DL (17:00), a Closer Carousel (19:30) and a look at the weekend slate (25:00) and the guys answer your #06010MLB questions.
Aug 02, 2018
On Deadline?
2706
Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockroft discuss Sean Newcomb's near no-no, Nathan Eovaldi with the Red Sox and Cole Hamels with the Cubs, the Astros infield, Aaron Judge's injury as well as what to do with Luis Severino. Plus, combo meals, a closer carousel and your hashbrowns!
Jul 30, 2018
Breaking Down
2863
Eric Karabell and AJ Mass discuss Stephen Strasburg, Blake Snell and others headed to the DL (3:00), the latest rumored and completed trades in the MLB and what they mean for fantasy (11:00), Combo Meals (17:00), a Closer Carousel (19:00) and a look at the weekend slate (23:00) and the guys answer your #06010MLB questions.
Jul 26, 2018
Meltdown Mets
2697
Eric Karabell and AJ Mass discuss Matt Carpenter's ridiculous tear (4:00), the Mets' meltdown continues as they trade Jeurys Familia to the A's (10:00), a Closer Carousel (14:00), Combo Meals (18:00), a look at this week's slate (20:00) and much more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Jul 23, 2018
MannyWood
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Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft wrap up the All-Star Game and the HR Derby (4:00), Manny Machado traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers (10:00), a look at the weekend slate (17:00) and much more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Jul 19, 2018
Is The Curse Real?
3171
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss the latest on the Manny Machado trade talks (4:00), changes coming in St. Louis (12:00), an in-depth look at the MLB Futures Game and the Homerun Derby (17:00), Combo Meals (13:45), a Name Game (35:00) and much more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Jul 16, 2018
Tebow Time?
3016
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss Jose Ramirez being a top-tier fantasy option (4:00), the Homerun Derby Curse (9:00), Tim Tebow's Eastern League All-Star Game appearance and the possibility of him getting to The Show (14:00), Combo Meals (24:45), a Closer Carousel (29:00) and much more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Jul 12, 2018
A Wil To Win
2892
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss All-Star Game snubs (2:30), the top two players of the last week Mark Reynolds and Wil Myers (6:00), a look at this week's slate (19:00) and much more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Jul 09, 2018
Max Power
3549
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss living in opposite extreme temperatures and Fourth of July eating endeavors (2:00), injuries affecting the Yankees and Diamondbacks (10:00), Max Muncy's limitless power ceiling (12:00), a look at the weekend slate (25:00) and more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Jul 05, 2018
The Empire Strikes Back
2863
Eric Karabell and AJ Mass discuss Yankees' lineup coming off of Aaron Hicks' 3-HR performance (3:00), recap the best and worst of the weekend slate (10:00), potential transactions and landing spots for some big names (15:00) and more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Jul 02, 2018
Hot Hands
3120
Tristan H. Cockcroft and AJ Mass discuss the many hot hands in the MLB like Jesus Aguilar and Matt Carpenter (9:00), big names headed to the DL like Josh Donaldson, Kris Bryant and Lorenzo Cain (5:00), a breakdown of the weekend slate (29:00) and more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Jun 28, 2018
Kershaw's Back?
3156
Tristan H. Cockcroft and AJ Mass discuss the return of big named pitchers like Clayton Kershaw and Madison Bumgarner (3:00), a new edition of Tristan's Trivia (11:00), Sit or Start with some interesting names (29:00) and more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Jun 25, 2018
Closer Shake-Up
2739
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss the big news in the world of relief pitchers with the recent trades (3:00), the concerns with Bryce Harper and Ozzie Albies (25:00), a comprehensive dive into the weekend slate (12:00) and more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Jun 21, 2018
Finding Nimmo
2704
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss hitters that are turning a corner like Xander Bogaerts and Marcell Ozuna (3:00), the injuries to Mike Foltynewicz and Evan Longoria (11:00), finding Brandon Nimmo on the Closer Carousel (17:00) and more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Jun 18, 2018
Down Goes Miggy
2841
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss the thriving rookies this season like Juan Soto (3:00), the injury to Miguel Cabrera (11:00), concerns about Jacob deGrom and Bryce Harper (22:00), Combo Meals (20:00) a Closer Carousel (15:30) and more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Jun 14, 2018
Ohtani John?
3045
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss Shohei Ohtani going on the DL, the possibility of him having Tommy John (4:00), more big names on the DL (10:00), Combo Meals (17:00) a Closer Carousel (18:30) and more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Jun 11, 2018
Call-ups, Trades and Injuries Oh My!
2632
Eric Karabell and AJ Mass discuss the multitude of injuries in the MLB right now making way for young prospects to emerge (3:00), Jon Jay traded to Arizona (13:00), Combo Meals (15:00) a Closer Carousel (17:00) and more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Jun 07, 2018
Near No-No
2691
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss how legit Michael Wacha and Eddie Rosario are (3:00), Kershaw back on the DL along with a litany of players (10:00), Combo Meals (15:00) a Closer Carousel (16:00) and more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Jun 04, 2018
Happy Kershaw Day!
3046
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss the return of Clayton Kershaw (4:00), what to do with players like Paul Goldschmidt and Alex Reyes (10:00), a lone Combo Meal (16:00) an intriguing Closer Carousel (21:00) and more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
May 31, 2018
He's ok? He's ok!
2943
Eric Karabell and birthday boy Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss Ronald Acuña's scary looking injury that only landed him on the 10-day DL (4:00), what to do with Hanley Ramirez and Alex Reyes (7:00), Combo Meals (21:00) a Closer Carousel (25:00) and more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
May 29, 2018
CastillNO!
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Tristan H. Cockcroft and A.J. Mass discuss the replacements for Welington Castillo (4:30), rookies to look out for like Gleyber Torres and Tyler O'Neill (20:00), a Closer Carousel (26:00) and more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
May 24, 2018
The Rays Did What?
3293
Tristan H. Cockcroft and A.J. Mass discuss the Nationals calling up 19-year old Juan Soto (4:30), Tristan's Trivia (2:30), pitchers to look out for (17:00), Chris Archer's bounce-back outing (28:00), Combo Meals (2:00) and the Rays breaking the pitching norm (35:10). Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
May 21, 2018
The Truth About Big Sexy
2936
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss Justin Verlander's great season so far (2:30), replacements for Robinson Cano (7:00) the truth about Bartolo Colon (14:00), Combo Meals (17:00) & a Closer Carousel (22:10). Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
May 17, 2018
Oh CaNO!
2762
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss the unfortunate injury to Robinson Cano and who can replace him (2:30), how they view Mark Reynolds & Matt Adams (8:00), Combo Meals (19:00) & a Closer Carousel (16:10). Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
May 14, 2018
Polar Opposites
2763
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss the polar opposite performances of James Paxton and Dylan Bundy (2:30), players to watch like Nick Markakis and Aaron Nola (10:00) and a Combo Meal (15:00) & Closer Carousel (17:10). Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
May 10, 2018
Still Top Tier?
2855
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss Clayton Kershaw's latest injury (2:30), Catchers to fill in for Yadier Molina (10:00) and a Combo Meal (19:00) & Closer Carousel (20:10). Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
May 07, 2018
Homer Hat-Tricks
2817
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss Yu Darvish's continued struggles, Patrick Corbin being legit and homers for everyone! Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
May 03, 2018
Combo Meal Please!
2533
Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft marvel at the play of Atlanta's Ozzie Albies and Ronald Acuna Jr. Plus, Manaea, combo meals galore, a closer carousel and your #06010MLB questions!
Apr 30, 2018
Acuna's Arrival
2996
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss the value of Ronald Acuna, what to make of Shohei Ohtani's recent rough patch, and Didi Gregorius' amazing April.
Apr 26, 2018
Good Or Not?
2723
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss whether Sean Manaea is good or not, the latest updates on injuries, Combo Meals, Closer Carousels and much more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Apr 23, 2018
Blistering
2697
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss rising fantasy stars like Gerrit Cole, Patrick Corbin and Yoan Moncada, the struggling Byron Buxton, Shohei Ohtani's blisters and much more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Apr 19, 2018
Injuries & Weather Delays
2832
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss the weekend results in the MLB including Bartolo Colon's gem, injuries & weather delays, Combo Meals, starting pitchers to watch this weekend and much more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Apr 16, 2018
Injuries Mounting Up
2701
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss the many injuries in the MLB, Combo Meals, starting pitchers to watch this weekend and much more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Apr 12, 2018
Fantasy Focus Ohtani
3010
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft swoon over Shohei Ohtani (4:30), discuss the latest Combo Meals (18:00), Closer Carousel with guys named Brad (24:30), a Name Game (42:00) and much more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Apr 09, 2018
Feeling Blue
2972
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss the struggles of Clayton Kershaw and Kenley Jansen (3:30), a Closer Carousel (8:00), a Combo Meal (13:00), Ohtani the hitter (17:05) and much more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Apr 05, 2018
Hold Your Horses
2800
Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft discuss pitchers that impressed and disappointed, including Shohei Ohtani in his debut as well as the differences between command and control on the mound. Plus, some hitters of note, a name game, this week's schedule and your hashbrowns!
Apr 02, 2018
Opening Day 2018!
3211
Eric Karabell and Tristan H. Cockcroft discuss the injury to Salvador Perez (3:30), the closer situations around the league (7:00), a look at the big picture of opening day and much more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.
Mar 29, 2018