Beat the Shift Podcast – First Week Episode w/ Glenn Colton

The First Week Episode of the Beat the Shift Podcast – a baseball podcast for fantasy baseball players.

Guest: Glenn Colton


  • Biggest regret of the draft season

Strategy Section

  • How long into the season should you still use pre-season projections?
  • Trading early in the season
  • Fernando Tatis Jr.
    • Injury Update
    • What discount would you be willing to take in order to trade him away?
    • The Tatis trading market
  • Setting fantasy lineups in April
  • Setting waiver claims in April
  • Closer volatility

Waiver Wire

Pitcher Preview


  • Working as a two-man team in auction drafts

Injury Update – Reuven gives us the injury updates.


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Ariel is the 2019 FSWA Baseball Writer of the Year. Ariel is also the winner of the 2020 FSWA Baseball Article of the Year award. He is the creator of the ATC (Average Total Cost) Projection System. Ariel was ranked by FantasyPros as the #1 fantasy baseball expert in 2019. His ATC Projections were ranked as the #1 most accurate projection system over the past three years (2019-2021). Ariel also writes for CBS Sports, SportsLine, RotoBaller, and is the host of the Beat the Shift Podcast (@Beat_Shift_Pod). Ariel is a member of the inaugural Tout Wars Draft & Hold league, a member of the inaugural Mixed LABR Auction league and plays high stakes contests in the NFBC. Ariel is the 2020 Tout Wars Head to Head League Champion. Ariel Cohen is a fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) and the Society of Actuaries (SOA). He is a Vice President of Risk Management for a large international insurance and reinsurance company. Follow Ariel on Twitter at @ATCNY.

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