FantasyPros Baseball Podcast: Injury Replacements, Early Breakouts, and Slumps

Apr 13, 2018

Welcome to another episode of the FantaysPros Baseball Podcast. The show is hosted by our own Bobby Sylvester (@bobbyfantasypros). He’ll be interviewing featured experts and team correspondents who will provide insight throughout the baseball season.

With the second week of baseball nearly complete and injuries already taking a toll, we’re chatting with Dalton Del Don of Yahoo! Sports to help you navigate the waiver wire as well discuss what to make of a few breakouts and slumps. We’re covering Elvis Andrus (3:01), catcher replacements for Travis d’Arnaud (4:51), hot pitchers on the wire like Joey Lucchesi (8:49), Yonny Chirinos (10:49), and Nick Pivetta (12:53). Naturally, we’re discussing hitters to consider picking up as well like Jed Lowrie (19:05), Yangervis Solarte (20:02), Nick Senzel (20:59), and many others. We’re wrapping the show up with closers who could lose their job soon and who you should stash (35:26).

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