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The Sleeper and the Bust Episode: 826 – Picking Hitting League Leaders

07/07/20

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HITTING LEAGUE LEADERS

  • HR AL/NL – Justin picks Cruz/Soler; Arenado/Suarez | Paul picks Olson/K.Davis; Schwarber/Conforto
  • SB AL/NL – J: Mallex/Merrifield; Villar/Dyson | P: Buxton/Mercado; Hampson/Edman
  • AVG AL/NL – J: JD/Fletcher; Cain/Kendrick | P: Arraez/Astudillo; J.Turner/Winker
  • R AL/NL – J: Bregman/Semien; Cutch/Nimmo | P: Kepler/Moncada; Albies/Akiyama
  • RBI AL/NL – J: Devers/Chapman; Harper/Bell | P: Cruz/Gallo; Story/Moose-Cast

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The Sleeper and the Bust Episode: 825 – Bold Predictions with Bubba Entrekin and Matthew Davis

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The Sleeper and the Bust Episode: 824 – Reviewing Justin’s ME Qualifier Draft

07/02/20

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The Sleeper and the Bust Episode: 823 – Starting Pitcher Disputes

06/30/20 

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The Sleeper and the Bust Episode: 822 – J&J Short Season Talk

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The Sleeper and the Bust Episode: 821 – Short Season Strategy

06/26/20

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The Sleeper and the Bust Episode: 820 – Baseball Finally Coming Back?!

06/23/20

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NOTABLE TRANSACTIONS/INJURIES/RUMORS

  • Latest Proposal
    • Owners using March agreement
    • Target of 60 gms, starting 7/24
    • MLBPA likely to agree today by 5 pm CT
    • Universal DH likely for ‘20, uncertain for ‘21
    • No expanded playoffs
    • Dumbass runner on 2nd rule in extras
    • No jersey ads

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The Sleeper and the Bust Episode: 819 – 2020 Buyback Players

06/18/20

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  • Latest Proposal

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The Sleeper and the Bust Episode: 818 – Draft Review ft. Eric Longenhagen

06/16/20

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DRAFT REVIEW

  • How likely is Spencer Torkelson to debut at 3B?
  • You had Heston Kjerstad as a potential Balt. pick, how much of a “reach” was it?
    • Did they maximize the deal w/their other picks? (Westburg, Haskin)
  • What’s Nick Gonzales’s offensive outlook in PIT?
  • His whole profile made him a potential 1.1, but what kind of fantasy profile did TOR get w/Austin Martin?
  • Best fantasy future of the 3 Ps taken early: Max Meyer, Asa Lacy, Emerson Hancock

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The Sleeper and the Bust Episode: 817 – Rising Hitters (ADP v. AC)

06/11/20

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  • Latest Proposal
  • Brief Draft Coverage

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