George Bissell and Mike Gianella of Baseball Prospectus are joined by 2016 NFBC Main Event champion Rob Silver to discuss their strategic approach to constructing a fantasy rotation (5:00), how the league-wide decline in starter workloads has reshaped the landscape (12:00) and break down the following starting pitchers in-depth: Stephen Strasburg and Carlos Carrasco (15:00), Madison Bumgarner (24:00), Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom (27:00), Zack Greinke (30:00), Shohei Ohtani (34:00), James Paxton (36:00), Chris Archer, Yu Darvish and Carlos Martinez (39:00), Robbie Ray (41:00), Aaron Nola and Masahiro Tanaka (44:30), Jeff Samardzija (50:00), Charlie Morton (51:30), Jameson Taillon versus Alex Wood (53:00), Luis Castillo (55:00), Luke Weaver (1:01:00), Garrett Richards (1:06:00), Aaron Sanchez (1:11:30), J.A. Happ (1:13:00), Dinelson Lamet (1:15:00), Cole Hamels (1:17:00), Michael Fulmer (1:18:00), Marco Estrada (1:20:00), Rick Porcello (1:23:00), Tyler Glasnow (1:29:00), Seth Lugo and Matt Harvey (1:34:00). Finally, they banter about the viability of eschewing risky, late-round starters in favor of high-volume, high-strikeout middle relief pitchers (1:37:00).
Audio Intro: That Fleeting World, “The Alchemist”
Audio Outro: Silent Partner, “Chances”