44 episodes

Applying a little common sense to your fantasy baseball team

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Applying a little common sense to your fantasy baseball team

    Ep 44: Dave McD -- risk evaluation process

    Ep 44: Dave McD -- risk evaluation process

    @rundmcd is back to talk about evaluating risk!  (AKA "Dave tells me the 3 pitchers I'm allowed to draft this year!")

    11:20 Carlos Rodon

    22:05 Jacob deGrom

    31:15 Shane Bieber

    38:50 Chris Sale

    44:15 Luis Severino

    54:05 Clevinger vs Verlander

    1:14:43 Clayton Kershaw, and Dinelson Lamet "When I see PRP, I'm out." - Dave

    1:27:30 Zac Gallen

    Find us on Twitter!  He's @rundmcd, and I'm @commonsensefbb.

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Ep 43: Greg Jewett -- closers to draft, RPs to stash

    Ep 43: Greg Jewett -- closers to draft, RPs to stash

    Greg (@gjewett9) helps me size up EVERY team once again, as I do last minute cramming for my Main Event draft tomorrow.

    2:05 Baltimore Orioles

    3:20 Boston Red Sox

    5:25 Chicago White Sox

    5:50 Cleveland

    9:45 Detroit Tigers

    10:45 Houston Astros

    12:20 KC Royals

    13:50 LA Angels

    15:10 Minnesota Twins

    16:30 NY Yankees

    17:10 Oakland A's

    18:15 Seattle Mariners

    19:55 Tampa Rays

    25:35 Texas Rangers

    26:55 Toronto Blue Jays

    27:40 Arizona Diamondbacks

    29:20 Atlanta Braves

    30:25 Chicago Cubs

    31:40 Cincinnati Reds

    33:40 Colorado Rockies

    35:20 LA Dodgers

    36:25 Miami Marlins

    37:20 Milwaukee Brewers

    38:35 NY Mets

    39:15 Philadelphia Phillies

    41:10 Pittsburgh Pirates

    44:10 San Diego Padres

    46:25 SF Giants

    48:30 St Louis Cardinals

    50:10 Washington Nationals

    51:55 Speculative pick ups, stashes, and late round darts

    Find us on Twitter!  He's @gjewett9, and I'm @commonsensefbb.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ep 42: Rob DiPietro the DC Champ!

    Ep 42: Rob DiPietro the DC Champ!

    Rob and I talk about his podcast and his leagues, and how we're building our teams in DC leagues and FAAB leagues.

    06:20 Differences in drafting strategies for Draft and Hold (Draft Champions) leagues vs FAAB leagues

    11:00 Catchers

    16:45 Closers

    22:45 Stolen Bases

    31:25 Luis Robert

    37:55 Keston Hiura and Javy Baez (and other swing and miss guys)

    44:25 Tim Anderson

    51:10 Prospects

    58:00 Pitchers (Means, Urquidy, Yarbrough, Minor)

    1:12:00 Late DC picks

    He's @deadpullhitter, I'm @commonsensefbb -- find us on Twitter!

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Ep 41: Dave McDonald - Less Than Risky

    Ep 41: Dave McDonald - Less Than Risky

    Dave (@RunDMcD) shares what he's learned through years of experience, about how to assess players' risks in fantasy baseball.

    1:45 Verlander, going into 2020

    6:00 How to think about taking a guy off your board completely

    9:35 Sale, Syndergaard, and Severino (don't draft guys who won't be playing)

    11:45 Taillon (it can take a while to get back your skills)

    18:10 deGrom (we can disagree on how much risk there is, but don't ignore it as a part of the assessment)

    27:40 Scherzer (we all see the risks, but we don't seem to know how to price them in)

    31:40 Strasburg (fear of the unknown plus the price...plus the fact that he's had injury issues all through the years)

    34:10 Lamet (he's injured now...plus, PRP means TJ a lot of the time)

    37:20 Carrasco (the risk/reward is a value at the price)

    40:30 Musgrove (going late enough to take a risk)

    43:35 Canning (after pick 300, go for upside)

    46:25 Stanton vs Buxton (price matters, many paths to value, UT downgrade, career IL days, paying for a career year, volume of injuries vs the type of injury -- both matter)

    He's @RunDMcD, I'm @commonsensefbb -- find us on Twitter!

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Ep 40: Matt Wi77iams returns to talk early ADP

    Ep 40: Matt Wi77iams returns to talk early ADP

    @MattWi77iams and I discuss some players we think are going too early:

    3:40 Jose Abreu around pick 30 and Luke Voit around pick 60 - Matt

    8:25 Pablo Lopez around pick 100 - Drew

    15:45 Walker Buehler around pick 20 - Matt

    20:30 Kyle Lewis around pick 75 (but even at pick 100-120) - Drew

    26:05 Randy Arozarena around pick 60 - Matt

    -- 32:20 an aside on Mondesi --

    Then we discuss some players we think are going too late:

    38:00 Austin Meadows and Yoan Moncada (around pick 85) - Matt

    41:45 Matt Chapman around pick 120 - Drew

    45:50 Rafael Devers around pick 50 - Matt

    48:00 Zack Greinke around pick 100 - Drew

    54:00 Bryan Reynolds around pick 325 - Drew

    He's @MattWi77iams, I'm @commonsensefbb -- find us on Twitter!

    • 59 min
    Ep 39: Closers for EVERY team with Greg Jewett

    Ep 39: Closers for EVERY team with Greg Jewett

    Greg (@gjewett9) and I look at every MLB team and discuss the closer situation, as best we can tell in November.

    AMERICAN LEAGUE

    1:30 Baltimore Orioles

    3:40 Boston Red Sox

    6:20 Chicago White Sox

    8:25 Cleveland Indians

    11:10 Detroit Tigers

    13:50 Houston Astros

    15:50 Kansas City Royals

    18:10 Los Angeles Angels

    20:10 Minnesota Twins

    21:30 New York Yankees

    23:50 Oakland Athletics

    26:20 Seattle Mariners

    27:35 Tampa Bay Rays

    29:10 Texas Rangers

    31:45 Toronto Blue Jays

    NATIONAL LEAGUE

    33:55 Arizona Diamondbacks

    36:15 Atlanta Braves

    38:30 Chicago Cubs

    41:05 Cincinnati Reds

    43:40 Colorado Rockies

    45:35 Los Angeles Dodgers

    47:45 Miami Marlins

    50:25 Milwaukee Brewers

    54:10 New York Mets

    57:05 Philadelphia Phillies

    59:15 Pittsburgh Pirates

    1:02:05 San Diego Padres

    1:04:45 San Francisco Giants

    1:06:15 St Louis Cardinals

    1:07:15 Washington Nationals

    1:08:10 BONUS - Greg's Hader-type breakout formula

    He's @gjewett9, I'm @commonsensefbb -- find us on Twitter!

    • 1 hr 15 min

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15 Ratings

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