Chris Mitchell (@CJMitch73) of Fantrax joins a Ronless episode of the Nasty Cast as the boys talk values of Dallas Keuchel, Craig Kimbrel, and Yordan Alvarez. They also talk Jose Ramirez' season and decide whether to add waiver names like Framber Valdez, Peter Lamber, Jason Vargas, and more!
The news of Miguel Cabrera's knee issues combined with the bad back have the boys wondering if this is it for the former MVP despite hitting a solid .284/.356. They take a moment to talk his value in leagues as well as go over the Phillies' ever-changing outfield situation, CarMa and Sean Newcombe as closers, and some potential waiver wire adds for your team.
Now that we are roughly a third of the way through the baseball season our heroes Nate, Ron, and Van talk about how you should be treating your fantasy team. Is it time to sell off your big hitters to make up room in a certain stat? Can you gain much from the wire? Other questions are answered too! Of course they also talk Cavan Biggio, bullpens, Lance Lynn, and even some Mark Canha talk!
A ton of prospects were called up which resulted in the most recent bout of FAABmaggedon! Nate, Ron, and Van return to talk some of those players and whether or not they were worthy of their insane costs. They'll discuss Austin Riley, Oscar Mercado, Willie Calhoun, and more. They also touch on Tommy La Stella's wacko season as well as some hot performers like Aledys Diaz, Jordan Luplow, Logan Forsythe and more. Also, please don't s... Read more
Nate and Ron hold down the fort with Van out for the week, talking about Keston Hiura, Corbin Martin, Cole Irvin, Nicky Lopez, Lucas Giolito, Mitch Garver, and many more players who may tickle your fantasy fancy. We won't judge you for what you're into.
James Paxton decided to get his yearly injury out of the way fairly early this season, and combined with Jameson Taillon getting hurt the boys lament pitching injuries. Join Nathan Dokken, Ron Rigney, and Van Lee as they also discuss Ohtani vs Olson, decide to hold or drop names like Darvish and Peraza, and also look at some new waiver wire names popping up.
It was a dark and stormy night for some hosts on the fabled Nasty Cast, but they managed to brave even the worst of weather to bring you another excellent episode! Van, Nate, and Ron return to discuss some exciting callups including Griffen Canning, Luis Rengifo, and Nate Lowe, and they also go over bullpens, waiver wire adds, and you can learn just a bit about what not to do in a convenience store.
There's a lot going on in the land of fantasy baseball, and the boys of the Nasty Cast are here to navigate you through choppy waters! Nate, Ron, and Van take a look at a couple of Pirates getting the call with Cole Tucker and Bryan Reynolds making their debuts this season, of course there are also bullpen woes in Texas and Anaheim (Los Angeles of Anaheim). These topics and more are covered in today's show as well as plenty of waiv... Read more
Another fantastic week means another fantastic guest (Vantastic, perhaps?) as Ariel Cohen of ATC fame joins the boys on the show! Nate, Ron, Van, and Ariel discuss the ATC Projection System and learn how it works and apply it some players worthy of discussion. They also talk bullpens, waiver wire ads, and more!
Another week and another fantastic guest on the famed Nasty Cast as Alex Chamberlain (@DolphHauldhagen) joins Nate, Ron, and Van as the boys talk everything from trades of Tyler Austin to injuries and replacements like Christian Walker (again). Alex also discussions his pitch tracking creation called the Pitch Leaderboard, which you can find at the end of this description. Tune in for all the excitement! https://public.tableau.com... Read more
The season is well underway and that means people are getting hurt! That includes Daniel Murphy, Giancarlo Stanton, Miguel Andujar and much more (Trea Turner... sigh), so the boys of the Nasty Cast are here to talk replacements, waiver wire adds, bullpens, and much more! On today's show Nate and Van welcome Nasty Cast regular guest Tim McLeod of Prospects 361 to talk the game they love (and also talk about Ian Kennedy as a potentia... Read more
It's the Nasty Cast! It's opening day! It's baseball! As excited as Nate and Ron are for meaningful games to be played they knew it was their civic duty to stop staring at the television and instead gaze deep into one another's eyes and talk some baseball. The duo goes over Souza's injury, callups, rotations, bullpens, and much more!
Pitchers who only throw 50 innings! That's what the topic of the day is as we bring Alex Fast of Pitcher List onto the show. He joins Nate, Ron, and Van as they talk the best relief pitcher values, who to avoid, and also how to treat the position when drafting!
Lovable friend of the podcast Sammy Reid returns on this very special episode to discuss his favorite pitchers outside of the top 30! Nate, Ron, and Van are along for the ride and they do some deep dives on players like Robbie Ray, Luis Castillo, Shane Bieber, Alex Reyes, Matthew Boyd, and many more.
The boys of Nasty welcome Nick Pollack of Pitcher List onto the show as they talk the top 30 pitchers in this year's draft! Nate, Ron, and Van all get into who they like, who they hate, and everyone in between!
By some miracle, the boys are going to discuss their preferred later outfield options for the 2019 fantasy season and there isn't one single "Jesse Blinker" joke to be found! Perhaps that's because special guest Michael Florio joins Ron, Nate, and Van to preview all the names you need to know! They will talk players like Winker, Ramon Laureano, Andrew McCutchen, Max Kepler and more.
Nate, Ron, and Van welcome Joe Pisapia of The Fantasy Black Book Show onto the show as they discuss the top 30 outfielders for the 2019 season.
What do Australian phrases and Manny Machado have in common? They are both discussed in detail on today's show! Join Nate, Ron, and Van as they dive deep into the third base position and talk about their sleepers, busts, value plays, and plenty more!
The 2019 positional review train keeps chugging along on the show as the boys sit down to talk shortstops! You'll hear Nate, Ron, and Van discuss who they like and why at their Fantrax ADP draft slot. There will be names like Lindor, Correa, Bogaerts, Simmons, Semien, Tatis Jr., and many more!
Much like the Nasty Cast itself, second base is bursting at the seams with talent! Well, at least at times anyway. The boys talk keystoners on today's show including Javier Baez, Jose Altuve, Cesar Hernandez, Robinson Cano, Garrett Hampson, and many more! Join Nathan Dokken, Van Lee, and Ron Rigney on this very special island adventure!