Fangraphs writer Carson Cistulli joins Kiley to talk about his Fringe Five series and indulge Kiley's MLB Draft theory, as informed by intellectual Nassim Taleb's theories of the financial collapse as a way to compare the future prospects of prep outfielders Austin Meadows and Clint Frazier. It's as convuluted as it sounds. Then they dream up the perfect silly story for Carson to cover for NotGraphs and Kiley answers some questions from the mailbag. Contribute to next week's mailbag by hitting Kiley on Twitter @kileymcd or email email@example.com.
Marginal Prospects Podcast Episode Eight
Sox Hardball Top Stories
Storylines: Danks designated for assignmentThe White Sox part way with a long-time starter, the Indians await word on their backup catcher's thumb, and more storylines on Tuesday evening around the majors.
Indians Baseball InsiderYesterday at 8:08 PM
White Sox designate John Danks for assignmentFollowing a ten-year major-league tenure with the White Sox, veteran pitcher John Danks was designated for assignment by the club Tuesday afternoon.
Hardball ScoopYesterday at 3:21 PM
Brewers DFA Sam Freeman, recall Junior GuerraSam Freeman has been designated for assignment by the Milwaukee Brewers, as Junior Guerra has been recalled from Triple-A, and will start on Tuesday.
Hardball ScoopMonday at 11:57 PM
Scouting The MLB DFS - Sunday, May 1We break down Sunday's full slate of MLB action with the best options for your DFS lineups on FanDuel and DraftKings
Scout FantasySunday at 8:31 AM