Fantasy Baseball Podcast: Auction strategy, the Colorado Rockies, and the Cubs and Astros pitching staffs with The Athletic's Gene McCaffrey

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The Athletic's Gene McCaffrey joins Scott Pianowski this week on the Yahoo Fantasy Baseball Podcast coming out of their Tout Wars mixed league auction draft over the weekend. They start the episode off with some general auction strategy (0:30) and how it pertains to pitchers like Max Scherzer and Jacob DeGrom (3:50).

Also on the show this week:

- The differences between fly ball pitchers and ground ball pitchers (8:10)

- Breaking down the 2019 Colorado Rockies (9:55)

- A deeper look at the Chicago Cubs starting rotation (13:55)

- Quick thoughts on Nathan Eovaldi, Shawn Armstrong, Dellin Betances & Kirby Yates (16:30)

- An update on Vlad Guerrero, Jr. and how he compares to Miguel Cabrera (22:45)

- What to expect from Andrew McCutchen (26:35)

- Jesús Aguilar and the 1B market (28:00)

- Analyzing Gerrit Cole and the Houston Astros pitching staff (30:15)

Yu Darvish is just one of the interesting fantasy options on the Chiacgo Cubs pitching staff (Getty Images).
Yu Darvish is just one of the interesting fantasy options on the Chiacgo Cubs pitching staff (Getty Images).

Scott wraps up the show asking Gene to draft his five most overrated musicians of all time (33:30). Bring some sunscreen because there are some hot takes.

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