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Circling the Bases
58 minutes | 2 days ago
Scouring the Waiver Wire; Fantasy Mailbag
D.J. (@djshort) and Drew (@drewsilv) scour the waiver wire for early-season pickups, recommend some weekend streamers, and also open the fantasy mailbag.- Pitchers on the rise? (Rodón, Kikuchi, Matz)- Speed on the wire: Locastro, Margot, Senzel- Emmanuel Clase, Alex Reyes emerging; bulk-inning relievers to grab
44 minutes | 3 days ago
Injured Stars; Top Performers; Prospect Talk
Chris Crawford (@Crawford_MILB) debuts his new Thursday show alongside Colin Henderson (@ColDontLie). They discuss what to do with all those injured stars (Tatis Jr, Bellinger, Rosenthal, Judge, Springer) before covering more of the week's top performers and debate whether they deserve to be on your roster. Finally, Chris covers his newest prospect rankings.
51 minutes | 4 days ago
Tatis Goes Down; Nats (Finally) Start; 'Real' or 'Mirage' After MLB's First Week
Colin (@ColDontLie) and Chris (@Crawford_MILB) lament the Fernando Tatis Jr injury before discussing what to do with all those Nationals affected by COVID-19. Lastly they sift through the major story lines and performances from the opening week and decide whether they believe in them or not moving forward.
51 minutes | 5 days ago
MLB Power Rankings: Week 1
Drew Silva (@drewsilv) and Janice Scurio (scuriiosa) run through all 30 major league teams in power rankings form as the 2021 regular season shifts into full gear. Look for it every Tuesday morning as part of the expanded Circling the Bases podcast schedule.
72 minutes | 6 days ago
Opening Weekend Velocity and Trends
Matt (@MattWi77iams) is joined by Ryan Bloomfield of BaseballHQ to break down the opening weekend in fantasy baseball.
89 minutes | 10 days ago
Opening Day Has Arrived; 2021 Season Preview
The entire 'Circling the Bases' crew gets together to discuss the upcoming season. Join Colin, DJ, Chris, and Drew as they make their predictions for individual awards, give their final fantasy sleepers and busts, and name their division, league, and World Series champs. Come for the predictions, stay for the St. Louis pizza hate.*Reminder: Starting Monday, April 5th, we will be expanding to every weekday throughout the season*
53 minutes | 11 days ago
May Makes The Rotation; Voit Goes Down; More MLB Betting Advice with Sara Perlman
Colin and Chris discuss Dustin May grabbing the 5th spot in the Dodgers rotation, Luke Voit having knee surgery, and Chris' initial Top-10 prospect rankings. They are then joined by NBC Sports Edge's Sara Perlman (@SaraPerlman) to dive deep into some MLB future bets for the upcoming season.
8 minutes | 12 days ago
Introducing: Power Rankings
Drew Silva (@drewsilv) and Janice Scurio (@scuriiosa) introduce their new weekly MLB Power Rankings show that will officially debut next week as part of the expanded Circling the Bases podcast schedule. Look for it every Tuesday morning throughout the 2021 regular season.
55 minutes | 13 days ago
Late spring notes; Max exit velo standouts; Award dark horses
Matt Williams (@MattWi77iams) is joined by Jorge Montanez (@Roto_Nino) to discuss max exit velocity and how you can use it to evaluate players in a small sample.Episode breakdown:- Luke Voit replacements- Jazz time in Miami- Avg Exit Velo vs FB/LD Velo vs Max Velo- Spring Training Standouts- Dark Horse MVP and Cy Young picks
62 minutes | 16 days ago
Eloy Jimenez, Nick Anderson Injuries; Our Favorite Draft Targets
D.J. and Drew are joined by one of NBC Sports EDGE's newest additions, Matt Williams, to cover over some players who have ended up on most of our rosters this draft season. They also discuss the unfortunate injuries to White Sox outfielder Eloy Jimenez and Rays reliever Nick Anderson and the fantasy fallout involved.We're thrilled to announce that Matt is also joining the Circling the Bases team! Listen to his show every Monday morning moving forward!
53 minutes | 18 days ago
Tatis Injury Scare; Closer Conversations; MLB Betting Preview with Corey Parson
Colin and Chris speculate wildly about the Tatis Jr injury, before discussing news surrounding the closer position and the season-ending injury to Kirby Yates. They are then joined by NBC Sports EDGE's Corey Parson (@TheFantasyExec) to discuss betting trends and thoughts surrounding the upcoming MLB season.
43 minutes | 20 days ago
Late Spring News and Notes
D.J. and Drew look at some late spring news and notes in a weekend wrap-up edition of the podcast. They discuss Salvador Perez's extension with the Royals, Bobby Witt Jr. being sent down, Padres' injury news, Enrique Hernandez in the leadoff spot for Boston, Big springs for Pete Alonso, Josh Bell, and Robbie Ray, Amir Garrett's promising spring debut, and much more.
48 minutes | 23 days ago
Reviewing the Yahoo Friends & Family Draft with RotoPat
D.J. and Drew are joined by NBC Sports EDGE 's RotoPat to recap this week's Yahoo Friends & Family League Draft. Link to Draft: https://baseball.fantasysports.yahoo.com/b1/109853/draftresults?drafttab=team
46 minutes | 25 days ago
Suarez (possibly) to Short; Seager slugging; Ohtani Time!
Colin and Chris talk all the big news out of Spring Training this week including possible positional changes from Suarez and Rosario, big springs from Seager and Vlad Jr, and our weekly Ohtani pulse check.
52 minutes | a month ago
2021 Reliever Preview
D.J. and Drew complete their position preview series with a look at relievers. In addition to talking reliever strategy (is this the year to punt saves?), they break down the handful of reliable names, all the messy situations, and the possible late-round gems and waiver-wire bargains.
98 minutes | a month ago
2021 NBC Sports EDGE Live Fantasy Baseball Draft
In a special bonus edition of the Circling the Bases Podcast, you'll hear the broadcast of Wednesday's (3/10) NBC Sports EDGE Live Fantasy Baseball Draft. 12 analysts completed a 20-round mixed league mock draft and took part in panel discussions breaking down their picks in real time while going in-depth on some of their favorites picks and strategies for the upcoming season.
43 minutes | a month ago
Odorizzi & JBJ Find New Homes; Injury Updates; Mailbag Episode!
Colin and Chris discuss the final two "Top-30" free agents finally coming off the market before catching you up on all the injuries around baseball. Finally, they answer questions from listeners as draft season ramps up.
54 minutes | a month ago
2021 Starting Pitcher Preview - Part Two
In part two of our starting pitcher preview. D.J. and Drew dig deeper on the board for potential values. They discuss if we can believe in the likes of Corbin Burnes, Zach Plesac, and Ian Anderson, as well as the chances of Chris Paddack meeting his potential. They also examine how to look at David Price and Marcus Stroman after a year away, the outlooks for Jameson Taillon and Corey Kluber in New York, and finally, if it's time to believe in Shohei Ohtani again.
58 minutes | a month ago
2021 Starting Pitcher Preview - Part One
In the first of two starting pitcher preview episodes, D.J. and Drew look at the top options on the board. Who has the best case after deGrom, Cole, and Bieber are selected? What to make of Trevor Bauer's Cy Young Award campaign? How will Yu Darvish and Blake Snell fare in San Diego? Is Max Scherzer slipping? Why are folks sleeping on Carlos Carrasco? They answer those questions and much more.
47 minutes | a month ago
Royals extend Dozier; Make-or-Break spring for Robles; The Opt-Outers Return
Colin and Chris cover some of the top stories in baseball over the last week before re-introducing everyone to the "Forgotten Men of 2020", namely the players who opted out of the 2020 season and their fantasy value this season.
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