Welcome to The Fantasy Six Pack Hour Podcast. A.J. Applegarth is here to join me as your hosts. We are here to discuss hot starts, injuries, pitching innings concerns and more as of Week 1 of the 2021 Fantasy Baseball season.
Our guest this week is Jim Sannes. Jim is a writer and analyst for numberFire. If you don't already make sure you follow him on Twitter @JimSannes.
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The guys will run through some of the recent injury news and discuss the impact.
- Fernando Tatis
- Joakim Soria
- Austin Hays
- Tim Anderson
- Michael Brantley
- Cody Bellinger
- Mookie Betts
- James Paxton
- Ketel Marte
- Aaron Judge
- Ke'Bryan Hayes
Hot Starts/Popular Waiver Adds
Next, we will go through some of the hot starts from players that have also become popular waiver wire claims.
Innings Pitched Concerns
We look at the decreasing innings pitched per start for pitchers over the years. It is no different this season. How do you manage it for your teams?
We then discuss the use of QS or Wins for Fantasy Baseball and if either of those is good to use and if not what an alternative is.
Bullpens are already being shaken up, some due to injury and others due to some surprises. We look at a few teams and break it down.
- San Diego
We finish up by asking Jim some MLB DFS questions
- How does he manage SP options, especially on days with a lack of aces?
- Does he like the combo C/1B position?
- What is one piece of advice he gives for new MLB DFS players?
- Favorite SP for Friday's slate
- Favorite team stack?
- Best hitting values?
Check the rest of our 2021 Fantasy Baseball content from our great team of writers.