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Fantasy sports podcast: Andrew McCutchen’s injury, Pirates trade rumors

Tim Benz
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Philadelphia Phillies’ Andrew McCutchen, center, is helped by a trainer after being injured while trying to get back to first base during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres Monday, June 3, 2019, in San Diego. Phillies manager Gabe Kapler, right, looks on. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

It’s our weekly fantasy sports podcast with Jeff Erickson of Rotowire.

One of our big topics of conversation is Andrew McCutchen’s injury. How will the Phillies adjust? And how should fantasy owners of McCutchen adjust?

There’s been some talk of the Phillies perhaps being interested in Starling Marte. We kick around how seriously we should take those trade rumors.

Similarly, we may have found some reasons why the Yankees may be shopping Clint Frazier to the Pirates once more.

LISTEN: Andrew McCutchen’s injury, Pirates trade rumors

We dive into the impact of Craig Kimbrel going to the Cubs and where Dallas Keuchel may wind up. From a fantasy perspective, Jeff gives some advice about how aggressive fantasy owners should be in their pursuit of them.

Miguel Cabrera has been a rollercoaster in fantasy leagues. We track what’s happening there, particularly when it comes to him being a full-time designated hitter.

Plus, Erickson and I discuss barrel rate, the MLB draft, and even fantasy cricket.

Yes, fantasy cricket!

Tim Benz is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tim at [email protected] or via Twitter. All tweets could be reposted. All emails are subject to publication unless specified otherwise.

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