FantasyPros Baseball Podcast: Leading Off (4/24)

Apr 24, 2019

Wheeler was one of several pitchers to show improvement on Tuesday.

Welcome to another episode of the FantasyPros Baseball Podcast. The show is hosted by our own Dan Harris (@danharris80). He’ll be providing quick-hitting recaps of the previous day’s baseball action.

We’re breaking down Chris Sale’s and Zack Wheeler’s starts on Tuesday and talking about Willson Contreras’ breakout year. We then touch on some notable happenings from yesterday like Carlos Carrasco’s injury and Travis Shaw’s two-homer game, before looking at some starting pitchers who are proving they’re for real. Finally, we’re taking listener questions, looking into Renato Nunez’s hot start and thinking about how to approach a head-to-head categories league where you are struggling with saves.

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Intro music by Joakim Karud.

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