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Pull Hitter Fantasy Baseball

Robert DiPietro
63 episodes
Pull Hitter aims to provide all levels of fantasy players with insight and advice. Content will range from high stake leagues on NFBC to dynasty leagues, keeper leagues, auction redraft/keeper leagues, best ball and point formats. Pull Hitter aims to be a way of life and a way of playing fantasy sports by identifying what you do well and excelling at it. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/rob-d5/support

Disclaimer: the content and artwork of this podcast are the property of its owner and are not affiliated with nor endorsed by Audiotrails.

EP 63: FRI-SUN Lineup Tips (5/7-5/9)

A quick rundown of situations for anyone setting batting lineups for Friday-Sunday, or in daily leagues. Follow on Twitter @pullhitterpod  @deadpullhitter  Email : pullhitterpodcast@gmail.com Encouraging feedback and comments. Sports dialogue is the best, so tell me what's on your mind! Thanks …

EP 62: Bullpen Diving w/ Greg Jewett

I am joined by Greg Jewett (@gjewett9) to talk bullpens! Greg's path to the fantasy baseball content world modern day landscape of pitching what reliever metrics to look at when evaluating bullpens and relief pitchers we hit some teams (PHI, MIA, PIT, SF, COL) and talk about who could be …

EP 61: NFBC Main Event FAAB Recap (5/2/21)

I am joined by Todd Whitestone (@telestar7, writer at spstreamer.com) as we go over the FAAB run on 5/2/21 for the 43 NFBC Main Event leagues. **special guest Phil Dussault aka "the Robot"**, who shares some historical standing information that might be useful most picked up players max bids, a…

EP 60: FRI-SUN Lineup Tips (4/30-5/2)

A quick rundown of situations for anyone setting batting lineups for Friday-Sunday, or in daily leagues. Follow on Twitter @pullhitterpod  @deadpullhitter  Email : pullhitterpodcast@gmail.com Encouraging feedback and comments. Sports dialogue is the best, so tell me what's on your mind! Thanks …

EP 59: Trades, FAAB and Automobiles w/ Fred Zinkie

I am joined on this episode by Fred Zinkie(@FredZinkieMLB), a fantasy contributor for Rotowire and Yahoo Fantasy. We talked about: how Fred got started in fantasy baseball and the path to the fantasy content world Fred breakdowns his method for projections and player rankings NFBC/Tout league o…

EP 58: NFBC MAIN EVENT FAAB Recap (4/25/21)

I am joined by Todd Whitestone (@telestar7, writer at spstreamer.com) as we go over the FAAB run on 4/25/21 for the 43 NFBC Main Event leagues. most picked up players max bids, average winning bids, average backup bids  highest priced pick-ups most dropped players, and notable drops player analys…

EP 57: FRI-SUN LINEUP TIPS

A quick rundown of situations for anyone setting batting lineups for Friday-Sunday, or in daily leagues. Follow on Twitter @pullhitterpod  @deadpullhitter  Email : pullhitterpodcast@gmail.com Encouraging feedback and comments. Sports dialogue is the best, so tell me what's on your mind! Thanks …

EP 56: NFBC MAIN EVENT FAAB Recap (4/18/21)

I am joined by Todd Whitestone (@telestar7, writer at spstreamer.com) as we go over the FAAB run on 4/18/21 for the 43 NFBC Main Event leagues. most picked up players max bids, average winning bids, average backup bids  highest priced pick-ups most dropped players, and notable drops player analys…

EP 55: 3 UP 3 DOWN w/ Nathan Grimm

I chat with Baseball Prospectus analyst (and formerly of Rotoworld) Nathan Grimm (@Nate_Grimm) We go 3 UP 3 DOWN to discuss some players who have promising or alarming early season metrics.  3 UP NATE: Brandon Crawford, Evan Longoria, Tyler Glasnow ROB: Ryan McMahon, Luis Arraez, Tommy Pham 3 DOWN …

EP 54: FRI-SUN LINEUP TIPS

A quick rundown of situations for anyone setting batting lineups for Friday-Sunday, or in daily leagues.  Follow on Twitter @pullhitterpod  @deadpullhitter  Email : pullhitterpodcast@gmail.com Encouraging feedback and comments. Sports dialogue is the best, so tell me what's on your mind! Thanks…

EP 53: NFBC MAIN EVENT FAAB RECAP (4/11/21)

I am joined by Todd Whitestone (@telestar7, writer at spstreamer.com) as we go over the FAAB run on 4/11/21 for the 43 NFBC Main Event leagues. most picked up players max bids, average winning bids, average backup bids  highest priced pick-ups most dropped players, and notable drops player analys…

EP 52: NFBC MAIN EVENT FAAB Recap

I am joined by Todd Whitestone (@telestar7, writer at spstreamer.com) as we go over the FAAB run on 4/4/21 for the 43 NFBC Main Event leagues.  most picked up players max bids, average winning bids, average backup bids  highest priced pick-ups most dropped players, and notable drops pla…

EP 51: Opening Day Pod/FAAB Recap

Alrighty men and women, opening day is here!! This pod breaks down whats in store for the season on the pod as well as a recap of the main Event and TGFBI FAAB from 3/28.  -i go through my player shares for the season as well! ENJOY Follow on Twitter @pullhitterpod  @deadpullhitter  Email :…

EP 50: NFBC LIVE NYC MAIN EVENT RECAP

I participated in the NFBC live Main Event in NYC on Saturday and this is a post draft pod talking to some of the participators. Enjoy! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/rob-d5/support

EP 49: NFBC Strategy w/ Rob Silver

on this episode i chat with Rob Silver (@RobSilver) of the Launch Angle Podcast and the 2016 Main Event overall winner. We discuss: handling your nerves in the Main Event draft room ways to improve your game as a fantasy baseball player the "information age" and how to use new metrics and i…

EP 48: ROBOT BATFLIPS: NFBC Main Event Strategy w/ Phil Dussault and Toby BatFlip Crazy

Phil Dussault (@PhilDussault27) & Toby (@batflipcrazy) join the pod to talk about the NFBC Main Event. Phil and Toby have had an impressive recent run of success in the format and discuss ways they hope to remain successful. We cover: how to remain successful by identifying weaknesses and refin…

EP 47: w/ Rudy Gamble of Razzball

Rudy Gamble (@rudygamble), co founder of Razzball.com joins the show to talk about: -the Player Rater -projections and how to use them -how to establish injury risk into a projection -how can we get better at projecting going forward -roster construction -TGFBI/LABR -and much more! …

EP 46: NFBC STRATEGY w/ Mark Srebro & Matt Modica

I sit down to talk everything NFBC with 2 extremely successful players in Mark Srebro- who is an NFBC Hall of Famer, and Matt Modica, who is on the path to similar status. We go over : why NFBC? how to gain and edge on your competitors and remain at the top of the leaderboards, stay successful, …

EP 45: NFBC STRATEGY w/ John Pausma & Douglas Gruber

On this episode of the pod i sat down to chat fantasy baseball with two very successful NFBC players in John Pausma (2018 Main Event Overall Winner) and Douglas Gruber, newly crowned football online championship overall winner. how to valuate players? how to evaluate players? Metrics- …

EP 44: Evaluating Batters w/ Paul Mammino & The Data Monster

The Pull Hitter Rob DiPietro chats with a data monster- Paul Mammino (@pmamminofantasy) of Rotofanatic.com. We talk about playing in the NFBC first Main Event in 2021 Paul talks about his path in developing metrics to better help evaluate hitters and pitchers on a more granular level.  ho…

EP 43: Forecasting Fantasy Baseball w/ Ron Shandler, Ray Murphy & Brent Hershey

On this special episode of the podcast i had a chance to talk to Ron Shandler (@RonShandler), Ray Murphy (@RayHQ) and Brent Hershey (@BrentHQ) about: the birth of baseballhq.com Baseball Forecaster the creation of Ron Shandler's BABS  origin of Tout Wars auction strategy how to read the ro…

EP 42: All Things Fantasy w/ Jeff Erickson & Scott Jenstad

Rotowire's Jeff Erickson ( @Jeff_Erickson) & Scott Jenstad ( @ScottJenstad) join me to talk about: the birth of Rotowire how to handle starting pitching innings pitched projections and the push of starting pitching to the forefront of drafts how to transition from 12 team to 15 team leagues NF…

EP 41: NFBC Cutline Crazy w/ Curtis Jones

NFBC veteran Curtis Jones joins me on the show to discuss the NFBC Bestball Cutline format. This format is a 10 team, 42 man roster, optimal scoring format that has 2 FAAB periods, and a 9 week playoff format to crown the overall champion. We go over: overview of the Cutline format batter/hitter…

EP 40: NFBC Strategy w/ Clay Link & James Anderson

Clay Link and James Anderson from Rotowire join me to talk about: how to co-manage teams effectively transitioning from 12 team leagues to 15 team leagues scarce positions./categories Main Event Draft Champions ADP would you rathers 4 round mini draft for homers + steals only with p…

EP 39: NFBC Strategy w/Vlad Sedler

Vlad Sedler ( @RotoGut on Twitter) joins the show to talk about the various formats on the NFBC and how to approach them in terms of game theory, roster construction and player evaluation.  how to be successful doing FAAB and become a FAAB "Whisperer" understanding how to transition fro…

EP 38: NFBC Draft Recap & Strategy w/ Justin Mason

Justin Mason (@JustinMasonFWFB), co-owner of Friends With Fantasy Benefits, owner and creator of TGFBI, writer/podcaster for Fangraphs and FSWA award winner joins me in discussing: life in the fantasy baseball industry the  2021 FWFB draft guide we review 2 recently completed NFBC 15 team D…

EP 37: Baseball Roundtable w/ Jenny Butler, Ellen Adair, Shelly Verougstraete & Yancy Eaton

This episode I have some amazing guests join me for some talk on: Their respective favorite MLB teams (Reds, Phillies, Rays, Red Sox):              - fantasy MVP,               - best prospect              - best sleeper               - who the closer will be  ADP Would you rather…

EP 36: Talking Strategy w/ Phil Dussault & Jeff Zimmerman

On this episode of the pod, i talk to successful fantasy players and amazing baseball analysts in Phil Dussault (@PhilDussault27) and Jeff Zimmerman (@jeffwzimmerman) SGP the value of 2 start pitchers how to FAAB catching up in stat categories in season batter splits vs rhp/lhp Draft …

EP 35: BULLPEN DIVE Part 2 w/ Mike Carter & Lucas Biery

This episode i am joined by Mike Carter (@mdrc0508) and Lucas Biery (@BieryPlox33) to discuss bullpens. This is a 2 part pod, as we discuss Miami-Washington on this episode. we talk about possible landing spots for some free agent closers  we talk about how to prospect for late saves what to …

EP 34: BULLPEN DIVE Part 1 w/ Mike Carter & Lucas Biery

This episode i am joined by Mike Carter (@mdrc0508) and Lucas Biery (@BieryPlox33) to discuss bullpens. This is a 2 part pod, as we discuss Arizona- LA Dodgers on this episode. we talk about possible landing spots for some free agent closers we talk about how to prospect for late saves wh…