Beat the Shift Podcast – NL East Episode w/ Ellen Adair

The NL East Episode of the Beat the Shift Podcast – a baseball podcast for fantasy baseball players.

Guest: Ellen Adair

Strategy Section

  • Do you ever root against your home team in favor of players on your fantasy team?
  • In depth knowledge of your home team and how it helps or hurts in playing fantasy baseball.

Injury Guru’s Trivia of the Week

NL East

  • Phillies
    • What do the Phillies hope to accomplish with a manegerial change mid-season?
    • Thoughts on Joe Girardi
    • Team MVP candidates and what to do with them in fantasy
    • Will the Phillies be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline?
  • Braves
    • Matt Olson
      • Where does he rank rest of season among other 1B?
    • Eddie Rosario
      • Does he have any fantasy relevance rest of season?
    • Best catcher duo in baseball for fantasy baseball?
  • Marlins
  • Nationals

NL East Predictions

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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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Azizalmember
1 month ago

Reuven said Matt Olson is a better first half player, but that seems to be untrue:

Career 1st half: 128 wRC+
Career 2nd half: 135 wRC+