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Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Drafting Pitchers & Players Who Benefit From the Delayed Season

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On this episode, Alex Fast of PitcherList.com joins our own Scott Pianowski to break down all things pitchers. 

The guys begin with their draft strategy with a delayed and truncated season and how it affects the player pool. Which guys should rise up your draft board and benefit from the delay? (3:35)

Alex and Scott move to the mound and ask what is their pitcher type in fantasy? (7:50) Also, what is the best stat to evaluate pitchers and how has CSW rate changed the analytics game? (14:43)

From starters to closers and relievers, how do saves present a new challenge to fantasy players (23:14) and which relievers are going to surprise us a few weeks into the season? (33:39)

The guys cap the show with a draft of the best relievers in the history of the game. (52:33)


Chicago Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish is among the pitchers discussed on the latest Yahoo Fantasy Baseball Podcast. (Photo by Masterpress/Getty Images)

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