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The Jewish Sphinx has a riddle that goes like this, “What does the old man scream while at the urinal?”  The answer, of course, is, “Peacock!”  The Jewish Sphinx is silly, but hella good with money!  “Why are you buying all those irrigation tools at Home Depot when you’ll eventually come across a mirage?”  Great point, Jewish Sphinx!  Or better known as Joshua Sphinxberg.  Any hoo!  This brings us (not really) to our featured Buy this week, a guy that needs no introduction, which is why I talked about Joshua Sphinxberg for 120 words — Brad Peacock!   I don’t love featuring starters as the lede Buy because they have one bad start and people are like, “Grey’s dumb, what else is new?”  Um, MasterChef, that’s also new.  Getting the obvious out of the way, I don’t know why Peacock’s parents didn’t name him Bird instead.  Now, his peripherals.  Zoinks, they are gorge:  13.5 K/9, 2.87 xFIP, 16% line drive rate, which would be the seventh lowest in the majors, and 27% soft contact, which would be the 2nd highest in the majors, just after Dallas Keuchel.  People are teeing off on Peacock like they just pressed their nose to the handle of a bat and spun in circles for five minutes.  Of course, Peacock’s one downside is his balls.  He is an old man!  No, he throws too many of them.  Peacock’s command could use one of those urinal flies on the catcher’s mitt.  Either way, I’d absolutely grab him in all leagues; he looks like he could be breaking out.  Anyway, here’s some more players to Buy or Sell this week in fantasy baseball:

BUY

Tom Murphy – Surprised to see him owned in less than 5% of ESPN leagues because it seems like everyone who comments here wants to pick Murphy up, but ESPN’s ownership numbers are skewed because Klara Bell owns 25,000 teams to stock his virtual trophy case and hasn’t picked up Murphy yet.

Ryon Healy – Are you ready for another installment of what I like to call, “More Cornermen Than You Can Count Are Available Who Hit For Power And Not Much Else.”  Next time, I’m just gonna use the well-known acronym, MCTYCCAAWHFPANMEC.  At Acronyms dot com, there’s no explanation for the last C.

Danny Valencia – There’s one person who comments every day about why I don’t mention Valencia.  I’m reminded of a Kanye song, “And you always find, yeah, you always find somethin’ wrong.  You been puttin’ up with my forgetting Valencia just way too long.  I’m so gifted at findin’ what I don’t like the most, so I think it’s time we have some toast.”  Is that song about bread?  I keed.  Valencia has been hitting near.-500 this month and had a solid month of May too, definitely should be owned.

Lucas Duda – Actual fun fact!  Cougs saw U2 in 1987 when they performed as a country band, the Dalton Brothers, and she wants to go when U2 is at Lucas Oil this September, and I said, “U2 sucks,” and I think she hates me.

Logan Morrison – On his way to a career best year…Okay, in my head for a second, that sounded like a huge compliment, but obviously Morrison’s never been this good even if a ‘career best year’ for him gives me the mehs.

Matt Adams – I nearly spelled his name Matt Hamas, which makes me a dumbass.  Though, Adams is a corner infidel and can hit the Qatar.  Not to be all obvious and shizz, but you don’t trust anything that doesn’t have a U after the Q.  Sorry, Q-Bert, but you’re shady.

Yulieski Gurriel – Next week, I have an idea.  I’m just going to say MCTYCCAAWHFPANMEC, and not list all of them.

Whit Merrifield – His hitter streak came to an end, because I finally put him into my weekly lineup.  Never the hoo!  Merrifield isn’t just a boxer that Tyson thinks he fought, but is an MI who can help with average.

Chris Taylor – Bummed to hear Ben Stiller and Chris Taylor are divorcing after 20 years.  Not because I have a vested interest in their love life, but Cougs heard this and looked at me like, “If they can’t make it, how will we?”  Hey, Stiller, don’t be giving my wife any ideas!

Scooter Gennett – After Scooter’s four-homer game and after Mark Whiten sent him a cease and desist, there’s a chance Gennett could be a schmotato for a few.

Amed Rosario – Sit down for a second.  I don’t care that you’re standing in line at Starbucks.  Sit the eff down!  Good!  Now, time for Real talk with Grey Albright.  As many cornermen as there are to pick up this year, there’s no junk from Jinola to grab for middle infielders.  For more on the Mets’ future shortstop, my Amed Rosario fantasy.

Gleyber Torres – Halp and I went over Gleyber on the last podcast after I heard Halp and Prospector Ralph (Halph?) cover him on their prospect podcast.  Am I trying to move in on Ralph?  Let’s just say I’m practicing my Portuguese cooking so I can transition into the role of Ralph seamlessly.  I’m transgueseder.

Domingo Santana – Well, at least you know you’ll get a homer on Sunday.

Raimel Tapia – Not even sure if Tapia will play, but with the lack of steals in the world, I could see grabbing Tapia in deeper leagues for just the chance he starts a couple of games a week and gets some steals.  It’s a pure SAGNOF play.

Odubel Herrera – He has five straight games with a double, and four of those came with multiple doubles.  If only his name was Ohmerun.

Juan Nicasio – Yes, Felipe Rivero should be the closer, but who the manager says closes games is the closer, and the manager in this case is a senile old coot yelling at a cloud like Grandpa Simpson, so Nicasio could close.

Pat Neshek – Incredibly, depending on your definition of in or credible and/or incredible, I think Neshek might be the closer in Philly.  Why is this so incredible, you ask while staring at my butt and licking your lips.  Okay, I’m a little freaked out by your staring, and it’s incredible because Neris only blew one save and he’s been totally fine.  Jeanmar had about four months to figure shizz out and he was awful to begin with and don’t end a sentence with with — dah!  I’m getting the feeling that Pete Macktheknife wooks pa nub in all the wrong places.

Jameson Taillon – Could be less than ten days away from returning after battling testicular cancer like a baller — literally!

Jaime Garcia – This is a Stream-o-Nator call like the call it makes to random people in the phone book to chat.  “So, whatcha doing?  Who am I?  I’m a sad, lonely robot, who are you?”

Junior Guerra – This is not a Stream-o-Nator call, because I struggled to find some decent streamers for this weekend.   Maybe Josh Tomlin won’t be as bad as he can be like an edited 2 Live Crew album, but I don’t trust him.

SELL

Michael Conforto – My mechanic’s name is Sy, which I think he does just for this reaction, “You need a new exhaust.”  “Sy….”  I’m reminded of my Sy-ster, because selling Conforto makes me sigh.  I own him in multiple leagues, love him, and don’t want to Sell him, but our Buy/Sell tool has a point.  By the by, the top Sells are:  Judge, Reynolds.  But he was awesome in Beverly Hills Cop!  Any hoo!  Conforto is the 14th ‘best’ Sell and that’s not eliminating guys like Eaton, Hicks and Altherr, who you can’t Sell even if you wanted to.  So, why Conforto?  Well, his BABIP is near-.350; that’s silly high.  His HR/FB% is near 25%.  As Walt Disney once said of his dog, that’s goofy.  To reiterate, I like Conforto.  I wouldn’t sell him for a dead guinea pig wearing a garter belt, but I would explore options.

   
  1. Bernie Brewer says:
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    Two quick ones:

    As I wait for Rosario to be called up, A. Diaz or Didi at SS?

    T. Murphy or Avila at C (once Murphy is back, of course)?

    Thanks! Have a great weekend!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Didi… Murphy

  2. Mike says:
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    Sit Reynolds today or Polanco?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Polanco

  3. Ashtray says:
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    Need to drop someone in order to grab Nicasio.

    C-Posey
    1-Rizzo
    2-LeMahieu
    3-Ramirez
    S-Andrus
    O-Betts
    O-Yelich
    O-Sano
    U-McCutchen
    U-Schebler
    B-Bellinger

    SP-Cole
    Paxton
    Ray
    Manaea
    Severino
    Gray DL(not enough DL spots)

    RP-Ramos
    Bush
    Knebel
    Wilson
    Rivero
    Bedrosian DL(not enough DL spots)

    DL-Duffy
    DL-Taillon

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bedrosian

  4. GREAT CONTENT! ADDICTIVE REALLY!

    Grey, I once turned down your advice and traded a then undrafted (I think) Bryce Harper for Jonathan Sanchez in a keeper league. Sanchez had one last good year in him and it was that year (2010) and I won the crown–by one point. My boys would not have won without Sanchez’s 207 K’s and 3.07 ERA–cause I’m not kidding. It was a one-point triumph.

    Obviously I hate not having BRYCE HARPER and you proved your long-term wisdom with me and even if I didn’t follow your counsel you made me think harder & better so I thank you for that.

    In this same league I am now in 2nd but I need a boost in Outfield and SP.

    I am the guy who asked if I should trade FREDDIE FREEMAN for Conforto and G. Cole (because I’ve had that OF/SP holes all season long) and you advised no and then got FF got hurt. NOT YOUR FAULT OF COURSE! (Right?)

    I only mention that because I am still in pain over FF’s injury and stop strangers to say so and because I remain a 2nd place Team that is an OF and SP short. (Have built up my OF a little with L. Cain and K. Calhoun–anyone’s better than Y. Puig, J. Soler, and A. Eaton. No offense, boys.)

    1. Do I trade Tanaka and NICK SENZEL (the future George Brett!) for ZACH GREINKE?

    2. And do I trade LUIS ROBERT for Andrew McCutchen? Please sir, what do you see for Cutch ROS?

    3. Fyi, I may switch LUIS ROBERT for SENZEL and just try to get GREINKE that way?

    Sorry for the verbiage! I just thought you might be interested in my BRYCE story and LUIS ROBERT kind of follows that pattern but it’s hard to talk about scary trades in a KEEPER LEAGUE without context. Sorry if this length annoys your more concise patients. Maybe I am just more desperate than them! Peace and thanks in advance, Mr. “Fanthead” (not my real name)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Greinke 2. Nope 3. Ok no problem, you’re good peeps

      • @Grey: re: NO-no Luis Robert for Cutch. This time I am going to obey you! One Bryce Harper episode in my life is enough. Thank you, Grey!!! P.S. In 1987 U2 was good. JOSHUA TREE had just come out: an energetic, crazily melodic and sweet (but not sappy) album with precise production and uncanny songwriting (only one clunker). A great road album. I don’t care how unhip it makes me but JOSHUA TREE is a pop & rock masterpiece, irrespective of their later work. On this, sorry, Lady Cougs is right to hate. I will, however, defend all your baseball views to her. Peace. FANTHEAD

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha, thanks! She’s sitting here reading this and agreeing

          • @Grey: She’s brilliant, Grey. I already knew this. PEACE. MAS

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              She has her moments

              • @Grey: So well put. CLASSIC in fact. I am going to add that line to my toolbox.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Haha

  5. Slowmez says:
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    Neshek or Nicasio the way to go?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Neshek

  6. P.S. I think Wilmer Flores is slyly interesting now (shhh….) and Kole Calhoun has woken up. Very interesting view on Confronto. Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No problem… and yes Calhoun is a good one right now

  7. Bostero111 says:
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    Yo Grey!

    12 team H2h keeper league with OBP. Pick one of the below:

    Healy
    Piscotty
    Danny Valenica

    Thanks and have a great weekend!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Piscotty

  8. knucks says:
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    Oh. Your girl hates u 2? Mine hates me right now because I forgot to switch the towels from the washer to the dryer last night before bed. First world problems for sure.

    But seriously. That band is so boring.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      They’re the worst! Streets have no names… borrrrring!

      • knucks says:
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        @Grey: Yes! Aggressively disinterested and always will be. Anyways thanks for the content and the chuckles day in/day out. Hope you have a solid weekend.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You too!

  9. Teddy Heater says:
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    You liked Peacock 2 or 3 years ago when he was with the A’s. Oh the good old days before everyone went on the DL. Quick drop question 12 team ESPN, H2H, 5×5 OPS an QS instead of AVG and W’s. I need to drop Piscotty or Odubel

    Perez
    Rizzo
    Schoop
    Manny
    Cozart
    E5
    Pujols
    Springer
    Blackmon
    Cruz
    B Ham
    Trumbo
    Desmond
    Bench: Hosmer, Odubel, Piscotty
    DL Segura

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You stalking my Peacock love? How’s things with the new lady? I’d lose odubel first

      • Teddy Heater says:
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        @Grey:
        1. Yes, you are to me what Giancarlo Stanton is to you!

        2. She’s great! She just got back from her family vacation in the Siesta Keys. I’ll shoot you a few beach pictures, looks just like Bloodline! She’ll be out here the 23-27th and then again July 27-Aug 1st. The plan is for her to come out here in September for 3 weeks to eat up her sick/vacation time and then she’ll make the move sometime in Oct/Nov.

        3. OK, Thanks!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Hahaha… that’s awesome, we’ll have to get together for a Odubel date (I’m gonna leave that typo)… tho, I went to the keys this past xmas and it was aight as in not aight

          • Teddy Heater says:
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            @Grey:
            1. Classic! Tip of the cap to you buddee!

            2. That sucks, Siesta is up by Sarasota and it got ranked the #1 beach in the US, yeah I was shocked too! I actually got invited after meeting the family last month, but I’ll be going next year fo sho. Here’s the link;

            http://drbeach.org/online/2017-top-10-beaches/

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Oh Sarasota is beautiful, I was there a few years ago, he Keys by Bloodline was a bore and swampy

  10. Playadlc says:
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    In this weird spot in my 12-team 5X5, H2H league where I own Abreu (playing in the Util.) and Rizzo and Carlos Santana is sitting out there on waivers. He actually cleared waivers.

    Do I go ahead and pick him up and roll with 3 1Bmen and look to deal?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Who are you dropping?

      • Playadlc says:
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        @Grey:

        A streamer.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sure grab him

          • Playadlc says:
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            @Grey:

            I was actually thinking of picking him up, plugging him in the Util, moving Abreu to 1B and trying to move Rizzo for someone. My first try will be Arrenado, but if that doesn’t go through, any suggestions on who I could move Rizzo for?

            My team:
            C – Hedges
            1B – Rizzo
            2B Odor
            3B Rendon
            SS Correa
            OF – Bellinger, Trumbo, Bradley
            Util Abreu
            DL Pollack

            SP – Darvish, Lackey, Severino, Pomeranz, Hill, Maeda, Straily
            RP – Devinski, Norris, Betances, Rodney, Bush

            Thanks so much

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              You’re not getting Arenado… maybe Top 5 SP

              • Playadlc says:
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                @Grey:

                Hey, worth a shot, right? lol

                If you had this team, would you move Rizzo for a top 5 SP?

                Assuming I pick up C. Santana.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Yeah I would

            • Stumanji! says:
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              @Playadlc: I got Trea Turner for Rizzo+Severino. Slight overpay but made sense for my team. Could try something like that to upgrade Odor.

  11. El Famous Burrito says:
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    Do whatever you have to do to smooth things out, but in our hearts we will both always know that U2 sucks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      That’s what I’m saying

  12. John says:
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    Hi Grey,

    Is it still worth holding out hope for Maikel Franco or should I dump him and stash Moncada or Rosario?

    Thanks and enjoy the weekend.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Stash Amed

  13. p.p.s. Just saw your “Streets Have No Name” razz. That’s fair. But “WITH OR WITHOUT YOU” gets me every time–the way it builds–the melody–and should get you every time too. (“In God’s Country” good too. Etc.)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You sound like Cougs!

      • @Grey: WELL I did say she was brilliant didn’t I? Come on, man, you gotta judge an album by its best song, not the one you dislike. “WITH OR WITHOUT YOU” has nothing wrong about it. But I get not liking U2 after this album. That’s sane.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I don’t know if guys like U2 but we’ll leave this here all weekend and see how many guys chime in saying U2 is rad and flash finger devil horns

          • knucks says:
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            @Grey:

            \\m// \\m//

            In case any U2 hardos need to use the devil horns, I’ll leave these here.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Hahaha

              • @Grey: Yuck. I’m talking too much sorry–that’s part of why I said yuck–but there’s nothing I HATE more abt rock & roll than devil handsigns–so that doesn’t apply to this JOSHUA TREE lover at all or I bet to Lady Cougs. I’ve never done em, never will. I’m not sure that’s the u2 crowd in general either. We have other flaws. Call me boring, old, or too white (I’m actually half-white) but those of us who love early U2 are not at ALL about devil handsigns. You all are thinking of Scorpion or somebody. There was even a period when U2 was described as a Christian band. Don’t mind the slings but they work better when they are spot-on. No offense meant. FANTHEAD

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Haha, fair enough… can people just wave white bread in the comments if they like U2?

                  • @Grey: Thank you! That nails it! Wonderbread!!!

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Wave it!

          • Cram It says:
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            @Grey: Most overrated band ever IMO.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Thank you!

            • DonnieB says:
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              Totally agree with Cram

  14. Wacha Wacha says:
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    Glad that Haniger will be back but hate to drop someone. Which hitter would you drop? 10 team Obp redraft

    C Avila
    1b C Davis
    2 Turner
    Ss Correa
    MI gyorko
    3b Rendon
    Ci smoak
    Of Harper, thames, conforto, w Myers, sano
    Util Desmond
    Bn C Santana, Villar

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haniger

  15. Jason L says:
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    Who would you rather own? Matt Adams or Odubel Herrera.

    MY TEAM:
    ========

    HITTING:
    C: Salvador Perez (C)
    1B: Jose Abreau (1B)
    2B: Jonathan Schoop (2B)
    3B: Manny Machado (3B, SS)
    SS: Carlos Correa (SS)
    OF: Herrera
    OF: Adam Duvall (OF)
    OF: Aaron Judge (OF)
    UTIL: Ryan Zimmerman (1B)

    BENCH:
    Yoan Moncada (3B)
    Ian Desmond (OF)
    Cody Bellinger (1B, OF)
    DL: Freeman (1B)
    DL: Wilson Ramos (C)

    PITCHING:
    SP: Chris Archer
    SP: Jimmy Nelson
    SP: Carlos Martinez
    SP: Drew Pomeranz
    SP: Luis Severino
    SP: Sean Manaea
    SP: Quintana
    RP: Brandon Kintzler
    RP: Greg Holland
    RP: Matt Bush
    DL: Taijuan Walker
    BENCH: RP: Addison Reed

    League Settings:
    Roster Positions: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, OF, OF, OF, Util, SP, SP, SP, SP, SP, RP, RP, RP, BN, BN, BN, BN, BN, BN, DL, DL, DL
    Batters Stat Categories: Runs (R), Hits (H), Home Runs (HR), Runs Batted In (RBI), Stolen Bases (SB), Batting Average (AVG), On-base + Slugging Percentage (OPS)
    Pitchers Stat Categories: Wins (W), Losses (L), Saves (SV), Strikeouts (K), Earned Run Average (ERA), (Walks + Hits)/ Innings Pitched (WHIP), Quality Starts (QS)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Odubel

  16. P.S. I haven’t listened to a new U2 album in years. Can’t stand the overproduction and self-awareness and preening. But please mention to Lady Cougs (if she doesn’t already know) that there is a 2017 live version of the song “Ordinary Love” on the Jimmy Fallon Show that she can look up on youtube and it’s just Bono and Edge with guitar (no gross production–I have zero interest in hearing the album version) and it has a weird power and reminds me of why I fell in love with JOSHUA TREE. I keep hitting repeat on it. I wonder if Lady Cougs will feel the same. At their best, U2 have a knack for writing melodic pop songs that most of us can’t help loving. CHRIS ISAAK is like that too. My last comment on this, I promise! PEACE, FANTHEAD

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Don’t backpedal the U2 love, you’re their biggest fan — I’m kidding — I hear ya, I’ll tell her to listen to that…

      • @Grey: Okay, I won’t backpedal–I’ll even pretend I have a Bono poster in my man-cave–but in return you gotta leave the devil signs out of it. Wrong band. So many others actually really go bonkers for that: Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, etc. But early U2? Nope.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          We’re waving white bread for U2 now, thought we decided

          • @Grey: Sorry. You kids and your internet still get the better of me. I was hopping around a tad frantically. Lack your calm and ease. But I’m graceful on a typewriter.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Haha, don’t mention it, didn’t even notice

            • knucks says:
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              @FANTHEAD: You do you boo, I def enjoy a good amount of bands/albums that others loathe. Not hating as much as you might think. Just not a fan of U2. But we gotta get you some fresh tunes to try out. Using the limited scope of you being a Joshua Tree fan might be tough, but I’m gonna give it a go… Have you ever tried the Drive By Truckers?

              Few more… The Hold Steady? Dr. Dog?

              Let me know if interested in discussing this any further because music rec’s/discussion is thoroughly enjoyable for me.

              • Cram It says:
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                @knucks: Check out Wolf People “Steeple”

  17. KCC26 says:
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    Neshek over Maurer?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Prolly

  18. Jon says:
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    Anyone got a guess on Rich Hill line tonight? looking for a W and QS or else imma leave him on the wire

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      4 IP, 2 ER

  19. goodfold2 says:
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    sooooo cristine taylor no longer married eh, i’ve been holding myself out there waiting for this one (this is the equivalent of holding off using a waiver claim for years and years due to “these players aren’t good enough to use a waiver (across like 5 years)”), and she’s only 10 years my senior. and i’m not ageist at all but it seems like you are getting kinda old when you are actually very hopeful somebody you want is close to menopause and might be right about that. all that being said value-wise it’s an AWESOME thing to not worry about pregnancy EVER. that’s one of those “go to the doctors when you first shack up” sits and then it’s raw time.

    how did you come to have your wife’s phone number come up as natalie portman exactly?

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      @goodfold2: let’s just say sally ain’t gonna be sitting all that well when i’s done with er

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Ha

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, it’s the special allure of the Cougar… there’s no reproducing here! Re: phone — it’s a lot cooler to get a phone call from Natalie Portman

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: this last certainly true, but why not rotate names rather than just portman

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Be too confusing

  20. herschel says:
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    @Grey: thoughts about the U2 x Kendrick XXX song?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Blech, I didn’t think I could dislike Kendrick, but there ya go

      • herschel says:
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        @Grey: my thoughts exactly….totally unnecessary.

  21. Rocky Mountain High says:
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    Need sitting bottom half in runs and speed but top 3 in other offensive categories. Rcl format.
    C lucroy
    1b cabrera
    2b carpenter
    3b arenado
    Ss story
    2b/ss anderson
    1b/3b duda
    OF cruz, blackmon, conforto, broxton, betts
    Bench marte, turner
    Would you trade betts for turner to play at 2b?
    Would you trade conforto and mcullers for turner?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I would

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sorry, I would do the Conforto one, not Betts

      • Rocky Mountain High says:
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        @Grey: You are a gentelman and a scholar!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Thanks!

  22. LenFuego says:
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    Nooooooooo! Grey, Grey, Grey. Now you went and ruined it. Didn’t you get how this was working? Valencia has great game for me, you leave him out of your daily post, I tease and tickle you in the comments. Next day: Valencia has great game for me, you leave him out of your daily post, I tease and tickle you in the comments. Rinse and repeat. We had a rhythm going, you and me. Now, I mean geez, now … you jumped straight over hot schmotato to “definitely should be owned”?!?! I thought we were having fun … but now … well, you took it too far … and I just feel like, like, like … well, like the whole relationship is kind of doomed. [Wipes a tear from my eye.] It was fun while it lasted, kid [wipes a tear from your eye and kisses the top of your head] … but we’ll always have Peraza.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hahaha, you need to do your magic on Jose Pirela since I got him in an NL Only

      • LenFuego says:
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        @Grey: Pirela? Hey, I am not a miracle worker.

        (His AAA stats do look pretty tasty though. One more 2 hit game today and you are on.
        Everything I am saying here does not jinx the magic because it is in parentheses. Don’t forget to ignore him in tonight’s post and tomorrow you’ll get the tongue-lashing you so richly deserve. Oops, getting awkward now – just don’t forget!!!)

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sorry, got parenthetical blindness — do miracles!

  23. peacecoast says:
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    from other thread: mallex smith getting call up to replace Kiermaier in CF

    SAGNOF?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, SAGNOF

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      If he plays

      • peacecoast says:
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        @Grey: I think he gonna play son…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah son!

  24. SMITTY says:
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    If peacock stays healthy and productive do you believe he will stay in the rotation ROS or is he just filling in for injuries or until they acquire another starter via trade?
    I ask because I am limited on moves for the season. I have plenty to use but I would rather not for a short term fill in. Thanks buddy have a good weekend!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He’ll stay in the rotation for as long as he’s viable

      • Moscowitz says:
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        @Grey:
        Which basically applies to any other SP too

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup

  25. OSU says:
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    Would you drop cargo to make room for haniger when he comes off the DL? Thanks in advance.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah

  26. Zach says:
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    I need pitching. In a dynasty league would you give up Donaldson for Strasburg? Or too many long term concerns with that below? I also have Macahdo at 3B.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Too many long term concerns

  27. Racehorse says:
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    Grey –

    If baseball has a game within the game, what about SAGNOF within the SAGNOF? … as in, who should I roll with, Mallex Smith or Eric Young Jr. ? … or should I just flip a coin?

    Also, is it just me or is Mallex Smith the real life Willie Mays Hayes? (that’s a high compliment, btw)

    Thanks Grey-ski!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d go Young, but a coin could work (if it comes up Young)

  28. Jason L says:
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    I’m in a 12 team H2H mixed redraft YAHOO league. Any suggestions on how I could improve my team?

    MY TEAM:
    ========

    HITTING:
    C: Salvador Perez (C)
    1B: Jose Abreau (1B)
    2B: Jonathan Schoop (2B)
    3B: Manny Machado (3B, SS)
    SS: Carlos Correa (SS)
    OF: Herrera
    OF: Adam Duvall (OF)
    OF: Aaron Judge (OF)
    UTIL: Ryan Zimmerman (1B)

    BENCH:
    Yoan Moncada (3B)
    Ian Desmond (OF)
    Cody Bellinger (1B, OF)
    DL: Freeman (1B)
    DL: Wilson Ramos (C)

    PITCHING:
    SP: Chris Archer
    SP: Jimmy Nelson
    SP: Carlos Martinez
    SP: Drew Pomeranz
    SP: Luis Severino
    SP: Sean Manaea
    SP: Quintana
    RP: Brandon Kintzler
    RP: Greg Holland
    RP: Matt Bush
    DL: Taijuan Walker
    BENCH: RP: Addison Reed

    League Settings:
    Roster Positions: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, OF, OF, OF, Util, SP, SP, SP, SP, SP, RP, RP, RP, BN, BN, BN, BN, BN, BN, DL, DL, DL
    Batters Stat Categories: Runs (R), Hits (H), Home Runs (HR), Runs Batted In (RBI), Stolen Bases (SB), Batting Average (AVG), On-base + Slugging Percentage (OPS)
    Pitchers Stat Categories: Wins (W), Losses (L), Saves (SV), Strikeouts (K), Earned Run Average (ERA), (Walks + Hits)/ Innings Pitched (WHIP), Quality Starts (QS)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Your team looks decent, pitching looks okay, what’s the problem?

      • @Grey: Maybe just needs a tad more OBP and BA to get closer to 1st (guessing he’s in second, like me). Like me, he needs FREDDIE FREEMAN in the lineup.

        • @FANTHEAD: I mean, this roster seems the kind of roster where you just have to let them play and hope for the best. FREDDIE FREEMAN would’ve made all the difference I’m thinking…but baseball happens.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I hear ya

      • Jason L says:
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        @Grey:

        No problem — just always looking to see if I can improve. Don’t want to get too complacent!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Definitely!

  29. Cohen says:
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    Murphy when he comes back or Hedges
    Lowrie or Scooter

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Murphy… Scooter

  30. Cram It says:
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    Don’t end a sentence “with with”. Reminds me of the line from Nice Guys. See it?

    “Don’t say ‘and stuff’. Just say ‘Dad, there are whores here.'” So good.

    But Trey Mancini hit 2 HR’s this week…That’s like 48 HR’s for the year if you extrapolate!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, nah, never saw it but that’s a funny line

      • Cram It says:
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        @Grey: It’s well done. Gosling’s got some comedic chops.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          He does, agreed

  31. peacecoast says:
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    who is the most famous hollywood star you have 1)met, 2)hung out with, 3) jerked off while fantasizing about

    • peacecoast says:
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      @peacecoast: 3 is dumb nvm, JLaw of course

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        JLaw AD

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, Whitney Houston for 1st two

      • peacecoast says:
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        @Grey: cool when? crack cocaine!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Few years before her death way into her crack problem

          • peacecoast says:
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            @Grey: enabler

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Haha

  32. tank1 says:
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    Who do you prefer ROS – Rendon or Odor? Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Odor

      • Joeg414 says:
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        @Grey:
        Sticking to your guns right to the end.
        Good for you ?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha

          • The Great Knoche says:
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            @Grey: Sticking to Guns, Going down with the ship. To-May-To, To-Mah-To

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Haha, exactly

  33. peacecoast says:
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    also, guys who wear winter hats when its not cold out annoy me

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

    • KarlJ says:
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      @peacecoast:
      Me too. Whenever I walk around the mall in the Summer I see teenagers in their shorts and winter hats when it is 90 degrees out. Get off my damn lawn!

  34. daze says:
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    Hey Grey
    I need 2 streamers
    Which 2 you like best

    Baurer @ home Dodgers
    Quintana @ home Clev
    Farmer @ home Arizona
    Lugo @ home Atlanta
    Meyer @ home Yanks

    Thanks Enjoy the weekend

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meyer, Farmer

  35. Dr. Kenneth Noisewater says:
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    AIDS is better than U2.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Barely

      • Dr. Kenneth Noisewater says:
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        @Grey: Maybe a push. Think they were here Wednesday. Thankfully I never saw, or heard, a word about it.

        Think I’m finally going to binge the rest of The Keepers tomorrow.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You need to do that for yourself! It’s aight, tbh, it’s less Scooby than I would’ve wanted…

          • Dr. Kenneth Noisewater says:
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            @Grey: I’m 3 in and I couldn’t tell if it was a whodunnit or simply details. Because after 3 it seemed obvious.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, it doesn’t get less obvious and becomes about the chuch more than anything

  36. Fish says:
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    Would Rizzo and conforto be a good package deal for Trout in a keep 5 league? Or is that more along the lines of selling him for a “dead guinea pig wearing a garter belt”?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah for keeper purposes

  37. Scuffy McGee says:
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    Gallo or Healy? Traded Donaldson for Strasburg…how’d I do?

    Thanks again!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Healy…you did decent

  38. Rock D says:
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    Sorry in advance for asking a cather question but please rank these 3 ROS

    Lucroy, Castillo, Murphy

    Thanks

    • Rock D says:
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      @Rock D: Catcher not cather … and you can add Wieters bum ass to the mix. just realized he was out there too.

      • Rock D says:
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        @Rock D: 3rd and final.

        what is your take on Mallex Smith?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          SAGNOF

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lucroy

  39. Charlie says:
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    Want to pick up Peacock but don’t know who (if any) to drop.

    If I have to pick 2, which guy is the odd man out? Thanks!

    Joe Biagini
    Jordan Montgomery
    Brad Peacock

  40. Trailor park Boy in ny says:
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    Should I pick up straily or Godley for Biagini, or chase anderson?
    Also should I drop Rhys Hoskins for Mallex smith.

    • Trailor park Boy in ny says:
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      @Trailor park Boy in ny: actually should I drop Rhyis hoskins for , delino deshizz, or mallex smith.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Straily for Biagni… sure for steals

  41. Fred Garvin MP says:
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    I just hope when you told your Missus that U2 sucks, you then tore up a picture of Bono and said, “Fight the real enemy.”

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hahaha

  42. Sinkhole Demayo says:
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    that’s why i was apprehensive in grabbing soria dropping rivero, thinking some kind of announcement might be coming soon. also minor vs soria could go the other way. minor’s been much much better.

    • Sinkhole Demayo says:
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      @Sinkhole Demayo: this might screw over (and this happens year in and year out when you draft the by far best RP on each team no matter role) my plans at rivero continuing to get holds though in like 8 leagues. teams where you start year with like 5-7 RP and were planning on having at most 3 closers you now have like 5.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I hear ya

  43. MI Hell(p) says:
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    What to do what to do.. have the greatly underperforming Russell and now the domestic issue. Looking for a filler bc it’s a dynasty league so Lowrie or Simmons in an OBP lg.

    Much appreciated Grey!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Simmons

      • MI Hell(p) says:
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        @Grey:

        Simmons over Wong too?

        Thanks and have a great wknd

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You too!

  44. Green monstahh says:
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    Greetings & happy Friday master grey, can I get a toot toot can I get a beep beep? It’s the freakin weekend I’m going to have me some fun

    Lol any the whoo, H2h pts weekly lock league

    Who to add?

    Brian mcann(C/DH)? Tom Murphy? My catcher is willson contreras

    What about yuli gurriel (eligible at 1b & 3b)? Or scooter gennett (2b/OF), what about Duda? What about stashing either Ahmed Rosario or yoan moncada?

    My roster:

    1b: Smoak

    2b: LeMehieu

    3b: Todd Frazier

    SS: Chris owings (SS/OF)

    IF: Miguel Sano (eligible at DH, 3b, OF)

    OF, we start 4: Harper, Benintendi, judge, schwarber

    DH: Carlos Santana (1b/DH)

    Utility: conforto
    Utility: Bellinger (1b/OF)

    Bench: drury (2b/3b/OF), Jose abreu, Pedroia, schebler, & cespedes on DL slot.

    I scooped up matz last week so we shall see what he has in store.

    Lastly thoughts on javy Baez? Looks like Addison Russell is being investigated for domestic violence, if Russell is suspended will Baez benefit here?

    Thanks grey & have a great weekend!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, Baez will benefit…stash Amed…… Duda… I did these backwards

      • Green monstahh says:
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        @Grey:

        Thanks!! Out of the guys on my roster who are you dropping for either Duda or Rosario?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Drury, Pedroia

  45. Doc says:
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    Keeper league, debating on dropping Russell for Gleyber…what say you? I already have C Seager, just thinking Torres better long term option. –sorry about posting in the other spot, hadn’t refreshed in a while, lol.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Go for it

      • Doc says:
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        @Grey: Is Rosario the better option, or Torres? what I’ve been reading is Torres

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Amed

  46. Josh-NYC says:
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    Hey Grey,

    Pick 1: Hicks, Gardner or Inciarte

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gardner

  47. Nature Boy says:
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    12 team h2h obp and holds. Trade D Robertson or K Herrera for Elvis Andrus? Currently have Whit at 2b after D Travis hit the DL. Have A Miller, Rivero and Knebel.
    https://giphy.com/gifs/ric-flair-ENl0DcjBF2Xio

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, Herrera

  48. mjcauda says:
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    12-team, H2H w/OBP

    Following up on a question earlier…

    If Flowers, Iannetta or Zunino don’t move the needle as Willson Contreras replacements, how about Tom Murphy when he returns?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      If he were back, I could see it maybe

  49. mjcauda says:
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    12-team, H2H w/OBP

    Drop Chris Davis for Smoak (who is surprisingly available)?

    Please say yes…it’ll feel so good to drop the Whiffing Davis of the East

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah

  50. Jack says:
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    Stream Newcomb or Lugo this weekend? Thanks.

    • Jack says:
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      Oh, matchups:
      Newcomb debut at home vs. Mets
      Lugo off DL @ Braves

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lugo

  51. Nightpandas says:
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    You drinking the Hader ade? Not great in triple a

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I am

      • Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo says:
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        @Grey: even with him only being bullpen thus far (or maybe you meant he’ll have a chance at closing). or maybe you just meant long term.

  52. Charlie says:
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    10 team, 6×5 including obp, h2h, 5 man keeper league would you trade Conforto for Trea Turner? I’m lacking at 2nd base and would love to try and get Turner. Thoughts?

    Sal Perez
    Goldy, Alonso, Smoak, Hosmer, Abreu,
    Villar, Odor
    Arenado
    Bogaerts
    Trout, Conforto, Judge, Sano, Piscotty

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I would

      • Charlie says:
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        @Grey:

        Thanks! Just sent an offer.

        Sorry for the double post but wanted to get your expert opinion.

        Want to pick up Peacock but don’t know who (if any) to drop.

        If I have to pick 2, which guy is the odd man out? Thanks!

        Joe Biagini
        Jordan Montgomery
        Brad Peacock

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Montgomery

          • Charlie says:
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            @Grey:

            Thanks!

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              No problem

  53. Anchovies says:
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    hey hey hey

    now pearl jam is the most over-rated band ever (this is by no means a defense of U2 but joshua tree is no war or october)…ill handle the music ’round here. ;)

    as for pitchers/streamers, how do you feel about:

    shoemaker @ houston
    guerra @ arizona (sat)
    newcomb @ mets
    hoffman @ chiCubs
    mallex-lax smith (?)

    better waiver pickup? (need hits & runs)

    scooter
    matt adams
    merrifield
    kole calohoun
    joey gallo

    thanks/have a good weekend!
    dave

    • Cram It says:
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      @Anchovies: You need hits and runs so why is Gallo on this list? Oh that’s right, because you think PJ is the most overrated band ever, so you must be an idiot.

      • Cram It says:
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        @Cram It: Oh and Scooter right now for me :)

        • Anchovies says:
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          @Cram It:

          naaah, just lookin’ for some trouble. i seem to like the bands that draw like 50-60 people in dirty clubs.

          thanks!

          • Cram It says:
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            @Anchovies: I can appreciate that. You can like both. Best show I’ve ever seen had maybe 50 people there.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Away pitchers are scary, none interest me…. Scooter for now, Merrifield maybe

  54. KarlJ says:
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    Natalie Portman used to come into my friend’s frozen yogurt place on Long Island all the time
    Said she was kind of stuck up. I wish I was there one of those days

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sigh, me too

  55. The Great Knoche says:
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    Conforto $6 and Myers $10

    or

    Votto $34 and Billy Hamilton $5

    OBP League

    Thx.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Votto

  56. Hugman says:
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    If you’re picking up Tom Murphy and have Avila AND McCann, which Tiger do you drop?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      McCann

      • Hugman says:
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        @Grey: Thanks, baby.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’m your baby? Aw…

  57. Already grabbed Healy, after I dropped in, and after I drafted him…love wasting multiple moves on guys in this league with limited seasonal moves…Ender has been with me twice already…one Schmato alert and he’s back for round trey-

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I hear ya

  58. ChrisL says:
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    Which of these 4 do you like for the long term in 12 team Saves+Holds:

    Matt Bush
    Alex Wilson
    Mike Dunn
    Maurer
    Kela
    Casilla
    Gregerson
    S. Greene
    Givens
    Nicasio
    Salas

    Thank you!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bush, Wilson, Casilla, toss up, Maurer

  59. lucasred says:
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    Who to drop when Cespedes comes off DL tomorrow?

    Jbj
    Nola
    Neris or AJ Ramos (have Bush, Diaz)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nola

  60. Trailor park Boy in ny says:
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    Should I start bundy vs Ny and or biagini vs seatle tonite?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Biagni

  61. Fausto

    Fausto says:
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    more SB ROS Amed or Moncada? (holding Moncada in a redraft bc a he’s hype machine and he’s gonna have HELLA-gibility in yahoo (2b/3b/MI/CI)
    looking for SAGNOF(MI preferred not necessary). loaded offense could trade for
    The Convent, Peraza, Gordon, or maybe Trea.
    My Trade-ables are Avisail, Dickerson, C.Santana, Albombso,
    which 1 or 2 of my “Trade-ables” would you flip for one of the SAGNOF guys?
    Peraza/Convent owned by same guy… would prob flip one of them(he has Hamilton too)
    sorry this looks like writing on walls of rubber room.
    thoughts/thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Amed… albombso — nice! I’d trade Dickerson and Santana for Peraza

  62. Synyster says:
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    Needed wins so I begrudgingly picked up Sabathia. How do you like his next start @LAA? Figure he has the Yanks offense behind him, prob a good stream start?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Decent stream

  63. leon says:
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    18 man avg /obp/slg keeper league.

    odor, Santana, wood, for McCullers and belt.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Odor

      • leon says:
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        @Grey:

        I agree. Odor is really slumping right now. Do you think he can become a valuable player in a obp league though. I know hes alot more valuable in regular. Are you staying strong with odor?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I do, but that trade is just fair, no slam dunk

  64. Trailor park Boy in ny says:
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    @Grey:
    Ok I have this idea. Im dropping hoskins. Should I pick up strailey, or delino, or mallex?
    I need era, k`s , whip but steals if I got a player to get me 20, 30 of those I could get 8 points back from one category. Im last in ave and obp, so I figure Odor, Scharb, JbJ, and newly acquired Bour, and Schebler should help that out. If I go steals I could play that guy instead of JBJ until Bour gets back. If I go pitching I would be streaming. I could also just drop biagini also and grab strailey and one of delino or mallex.
    So Im asking should I drop both biagini and hoskins for strailey and one of delino or mallex? Or just drop Hoskins for which one of the three.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Straily and Delino

  65. Streamer or Real Deal? says:
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    Grey what are ur thoughts on Mike Montgomery in the starting rotation? Streamer it no in a 12 man QS lg.

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Streamer

  66. OldMilwaukeePounders says:
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    Grey,

    Bullpenghazi is still raging on with word of a timeshare between Nicasio & Rivero. What doesn’t Hurdle want us to know and why???

    Also, U2 sucks. Bigly overrated. Bigly.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Love it, so sucky!

  67. OaktownSteve says:
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    Neshek should be the closer. He’s their best reliever. Been on a good run. That funky arm angle. He could hold the job. Maybe even until the Phillies win another game.

    U2 does suck.

    • OldMilwaukeePounders says:
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      @OaktownSteve: Neshek and his funky delivery has been a favorite of mine since he came up in 2006. I think he has the goods to hold that gig until a possible trade to a contender.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      True and so sucky!

  68. Jon says:
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    Trade Bundy for Gardner? Maybin currently my 4th of 4 OF spots.

    SP: Yu, Carrasco, Mccullers, Estrada, Wood, Bundy, Walker, Rodon, Devenski (SP-elig).

    Daily moves and about 100 SP owned in our lg at any time.

    Thx!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Definitely

      • Jon says:
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        @Grey: do it for Castellanos toi? Could use 3b upgrade

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sure

  69. Cohen says:
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    Grey, need to drop one
    Carrasco
    Pineda
    McCullers
    Severino
    Nova
    Samardjia

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nova

  70. Brett says:
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    Bregman or Keon broxton?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bregman

  71. Anodyne says:
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    In keeper formats, how would you rank the following: Alex Colome, Aledmys Diaz, Ian Kinsler

    • LenFuego says:
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      @Anodyne: I like them in the order you have them, but none of them are great keepers so I would not sweat it any which way. If you like offense, you might squeeze Diaz ahead of Colome, but I do not see him as much more than replacement level. And Kinsler is almost 35 and not much above replacement level at this point either.

      • Anodyne says:
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        @LenFuego: I agree that none are great keepers in a standard sized league. Our league is super deep, though, so middling guys like these do matter quite a bit.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Colome, Kinsler

  72. Dr. Kenneth Noisewater says:
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    Giancarlo just hit maybe the furthest HR ever.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I want his babies

      • Dr. Kenneth Noisewater says:
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        @Grey: Haha. They said 449 but they are wrong.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Of course they’re wrong, he’s never hit a ball under 500 feet

  73. LenFuego says:
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    Some friends of ours dragged us to see U2 last year. They were …. ok. They are an ok band. They have a lot of ok songs. When they are on the radio, I do not feel compelled to change the channel. Heck, I actually really even like God, Part II. Not that they would play that at a concert or on the radio, mind you. And Sunday Bloody Sunday, that one is better than ok too. And a lot of ok songs.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, okay

  74. Nick says:
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    Hey Grey, can you suggest a couple of players you would try to trade Conforto for?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      McCullers

  75. Paul says:
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    What’s you best guess for Torres call up to the Yankees?

    Past history makes me feel beginning of August but could mid July since they are winning right now.

    Do you think it will be more aggressive then that timeline?

    • LenFuego says:
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      @Paul:I could be wrong, but I suspect not until September.

      He never played higher than A until this year, and he has been at AAA for a grand total of 15 games. He has all of 3 extra-base hits there, with just 1 HR, a .260 batting average and 2 SBs in 4 attempts – does that scream call-up to you?

      He is a terrific prospect and has a very mature game for his age, but he still needs some simmering in the minors. Note that he is not on the Yankees 40 man roster, as opposed to guys like Rosario, Brinson, Moncada and Giolito.

      If he was not a Yankee, you would not be hearing nearly as much about him as you are.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Mid-July depends on need

  76. playadlc says:
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    In a redraft league, what draft pick would you give up for McCullers?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Redraft? 1st

      • playadlc says:
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        @Grey:

        Sorry that was confusing. I’m trying to acquire McCullers for a pick next season. What round pick would you offer up?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Oh… 5th or 6th round

  77. hondo says:
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    Worried about Machado and don’t have e real backup.McCullers for Sano fair or too much?H2H 12 team redraft

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s fair

      • hondo says:
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        @Grey: Thanks.I’m on my third and final week of my own (ex)Jersey Boy goes to California odyssey and still can’t get Yahoo to play nice with the time zones.Do you know what time it is anywhere? I’m so confused.I don’t think these brownies are working,I better have another one.Have a good weekend.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha… going west is so much easier!

  78. LEGAL ROSTER says:
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    Is an owner even trying if he has only 34 points in a 12 team RCL this late in the season, or is he just the definition of “TheSuck”?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Kinda suck

  79. luvpho says:
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    Mallex Smith or Maybin in a redraft?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Maybin

  80. Brett says:
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    would you trade neris and peruse for odor?

    • Brett says:
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      Gr@Brett: I mean Neris and Peraza for Odor?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  81. ebudz says:
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    10 team Yahoo H2H 7×7
    W, L, SV, K, ERA, WHIP, QS

    Good idea or bad idea to stream Andriese vs. OAK (11.6) tomorrow?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Good

  82. Robert says:
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    Mallex Smith worth picking up in a 10 team h2h league?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure, for steals

  83. Tigres says:
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    Uh, Grey? We need to talk about this Peacock start…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ugh

  84. web says:
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    Need to make room for Alex wood coming off DL, Do I drop Quintana or Nola or both lol?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Quintana

    • LEGAL ROSTER says:
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      @web:

      I’d be shocked if anyone said Quintana

  85. The Great Knoche says:
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    Way to curse Peacock.

    Look at all the Mallex Smith questions. Prime SAGNOF if he keeps leading off.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup, ugh

      • The Great Knoche says:
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        @Grey: Cameron Maybin questions coming next.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup!

  86. DrEasy says:
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    I’m trying to trade for McCullers, because all I drafted were good hitters but my pitching sucks. Here’s a few guys I could be parting with, and I want to make a fair trade: Conforto, K. Davis, Marwin, Justin Turner, Dickerson, Hanley, Mini Donkey. Is there any big no-no among these, either because they’re too good or too bad for either side? Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No, no big no-no

  87. Every29Years says:
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    Different guys but is Conforto for Dee close?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

  88. Paul says:
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    Do you smell that odor!?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Odor!

  89. Russell says:
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    12 Team H2H Categories

    drop Yonder for Haniger?

    Already have Bryant, Smoak, and Myers all 1B eligible so position need isn’t a consideration

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh, prolly hold

  90. Andy says:
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    Trade offer
    Conforto or lamb?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lamb, fair

  91. Squawkin' says:
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    Which side you want?

    Benintendi/Andrew Miller

    Healy/R. Osuna

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Benintendi

  92. Nightmare! says:
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    Lol nice work on peacock. I was going against him so thank you for the curse.

    Pick one to sit on the bench next week

    Conforto (4vsWash, 3vsCubs)
    Cespedes (4vs wash, 3vs Cubs)
    Miggy (4vsTB, 2vsARI)
    Kemp ([email protected], 3vsMIA)

    Part 2: pick one to sit on the bench next week

    Sonny Gray vs Yankees (sabathia)
    Aaron Nola vs ARI (Delgado)
    James Paxton @TEX (Perez)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha… Kemp…. Gray, Nola

  93. Peacecoast says:
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    Watchindg finale of the Leftovers. Who wrote this. It’s brilliant.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, it was a solid finale… They stuck the landing

      • Peacecoast says:
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        @Grey: I’m tearing up man. Fuck.

        How about mallex smith tho!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I know, man! Shizz was seriously emotionally pulling on the stache strings…. Mallex is a SAGNOF baller!

  94. Tom ki says:
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    Great write up as always!
    Which side: McCullers and Conforto for bundy Pineda and hicks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      McCullers

  95. William Hung says:
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    Grey: Need a streamer after Peacock shat all over my pitching stats tonight –

    Andriese v. OAK or Straily v. Pitt?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Straily

  96. Vee says:
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    Grey! Mustered up this trade:
    My chapman and odor for their kris Bryant. They are just going to drop a wajver player. Execute!? Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d want Bryant

      • Vee says:
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        @Grey: done! Thanks Guru-rey

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  97. I hope you're right... says:
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    Just sold Conforto + LeMahieu for Nelson Cruz in a pts league… can’t wait for Rizzo to have 2B eligibility and put any flavor of the week in his place at 1B

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds solid

      • Scuffy McGee says:
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        @Grey: Conforto is a must-hold in a keeper league, correct? Potential to be one?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sure

  98. Scuffy McGee says:
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    Bia from TOR worth an add over Wheeler or Chase Anderson?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Over Anderson

  99. Champsok1 says:
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    So my friend…I lost my Big Fish…
    Have Trout out for a while and Broxton has been brutal and may lose time…
    Would you pick up Malix Smith and Drop Broxton?
    I really only have Broxton to drop or Wainwright or Happ

    I really wanted to love young Keon but I am getting killed with both Trout and Cespedes out.

    Other CF grabs could available are Maybin, Kepler, Elsbury, Dyson or DeShizzle?

    My first thought was Smith, what say you sir?
    And is Broxton droppable now?
    As always thanks! Hope you enjoyed the daiquiri last time. Cheers

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes, Smith over Broxton….

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks!

  100. Wywyz says:
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    Seems like a no brainer but was offered Sale and Betts for Judge. Do it and don’t even hesitate, right?

    • The Great Knoche says:
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      @Wywyz: Yup. Get Betts/Sale

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  101. Jacobi Barron says:
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    Grey I’m late to the party. Good morning. Thanks for the advice last time. Another question. I have both jnonathan villar and Trevor story. Should I drop both for Amed Rosario ? Tried to trade them both but they are donkey doo and no me wanted them. Jean segura also on waiver could pick up and stash. Need shortstop help. If not these guys any other recommendation?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Morning! Segura stash over Villar, if Villar’s hurt, which it sounds like he is, I would not drop Story

  102. jon says:
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    Argh! Maeda was gonna be my dropper but now he’s a relief ace! Rather drop Maeda (my worst SP) or Neris?

    I have Devenski, Bradley (both SP-elig), Miller, Ramos, Bush, Rivero, Neris.

    Having both Devo and Bradley (next in line for SV?) to stash in the SP spots is a big deal for ratios on days when my guys aren’t starting. And if Bradley were to get that closer job as an SP-elig player, that’s a huge and rare commodity in my lg.

    Is the only reason I’m thinking Neris or Maeda over Bradley.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Maeda

  103. Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey says:
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    12 teamer h2h with OBP over AVG, hits, total bases, losses added.
    C hedges
    1B au rizz
    2B treat urner
    SS story
    3B lamb
    OF (3) c-sant/polanco/red dick
    util (2) souza/hernan
    BN franco/walker
    DL braun
    NA brinson
    SP nova/paxton/carmart/quintana/sabathia/gsellman/straily/lackey/faria/folty
    carrasco/rodon
    RP nicasio/osuna/norris/feliz (4 RP spots max)
    DL bedrosian

    team is weak in all offense except steals (but some of that was back when i used to have a speed only guy weeks ago), bottom 3rd in all of them at least
    1. drop anybody (franco maybe, would still have 2 3B’s) for maybin/bradley/scooter. probably somebody for bradley i’d think
    2. if i only have the one move left on week use it for one of the hitter moves or drop feliz for soria

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Maikel for Maybin 2. Do 1

      • Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey says:
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        @Grey: i see below you have souza franco
        bradley > souza

        • Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey says:
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          @Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey: weird, that didn’t type out right the first time. so
          maybin > franco
          and
          bradley > maybin
          and
          bradley > souza
          but would anybody else be the drop before souza for bradley when i get more moves on sunday?

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Lots of apples/oranges here, no? Maybin better than Franco if you need SBs, runs and have 3B, right? Bradley’s not better than Souza, unless you need what Bradley gives over Souza

            • Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey says:
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              @Grey: true on the obv maybin vs franco. souza/bradley i thought had similar skill sets. ROS player rater has bradley for a better version of souza pretty much.

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                I can see that re: Player Rater

  104. peacecoast says:
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    Thinking Mallex will get some high bids with that performance. You think 25% FAAB budget is too high?

    Streaming questions. Tyler Anderson might come back this week but there is a long stretch of homes games so I think he is ok to drop for now?

    Currently own Paulino. Drop after next start to pick up Biagini? or Joe Ross? or Chacin for next start? I like Paulino but he won’t stay in rotation will he?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Seems a bit high but I dont know how your FAAB works, you bid everyone or just call ups? Drop Anderson and Paulino, grab Ross

      • peacecoast says:
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        @Grey: bid on everyone. once a week. $100 yearly budget. $1 minimum.

  105. peacecoast says:
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    drop cesar for duda ( could move rizzo to 2b)? need HR and RBI. 3rd in R and BA. 7th in HR and RBI.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  106. B the esq. says:
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    “Grey’s dumb, what else is new?” And that’s b quoting Grey….

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, of course!

  107. Pete Incaviglia says:
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    Got offered Betances for my Schoop. Worth taking? Or try and get more.

    C- Schwarber
    1b Frazier
    2b- Odor
    SS- Story
    3b- Rendon
    OF- Turner
    OF- Bryant
    OF- Harper
    UTIL JBJ
    UTIL – Gallo
    Bregman

    Sp- Seravino
    Sp- Carassco
    P- Peacock
    P- Nova
    Rp- Maurer
    Rp- Rivero

    DL Walker
    DL Rodon

    • B the esq. says:
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      @Pete Incaviglia: league settings matter….Aroldis is back within a week or so and Betances is back to setting up. If holds league, maybe, or just iKs and ratios….but betances isn’t getting saves much longer.

      • Pete Incaviglia says:
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        @B the esq.: Yeah standard 5×5 league, no holds. Would purely be for the ratios.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Take it

  108. Adam says:
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    Jackie Bradley or Souza ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      JBJ

  109. Blind umps have rights too (seriously their union is that strong) says:
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    20 team h2h with slugging, total bases, hits, BB’s. if villar is actually hurt for a while i’m in deep shit with freeman/semien already clogging up the 2 DL’s and duffy/karns already sitting in active spots. still competitive with my 2nd best SP and best hitter gone, but this isn’t gonna last forever.
    C flowers
    1B mauer
    2B jose ram
    SS villar
    3B franco
    OF (3) stanton/gardner/kepler
    util morales (1B too)
    BN rasmus
    DL freeman/semien
    1. if villar IS out pretty likely i either drop rasmus/kepler grab sogard or iglesias or drop semien. which drop which add. semien pretty useful in league like this but it’s possible nobody has the DL space to add him.

    2. i’m losing steals no matter what happens. drop rasmus or kepler for maybin

    3. this sounds like a 12 team catcher question, but with flowers’ crazy AVG/OBP/OPS hold him or go hedges/DTD’arnaud? flowers has been sooooo solid in these leagues, even with the low HR. hedges wins on playing time and HR but worst at everything else. DTD probably best upside but most risky by far. only 49 moves left on year as well and i probably need safety over upside

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Rasmus, Sogard 2. Yes, Rasmus 3. Hedges

      • Blind umps have rights too (seriously their union is that strong) says:
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        @Grey: already having dropped rasmus for sogard, hold kepler/gardner over maybin as well?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I thought you were dropping Rasmus only if the injury is bad? Kepler’s your next drop

          • Blind umps have rights too (seriously their union is that strong) says:
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            @Grey: this is the case, but i’m just prepping. it would be wise to withhold any moves till i know, but the moment villar is DL’d i’d be dropping kepler/rasmus for sogard/maybin. this is assuming maybin isn’t added by somebody in the next whatever hours/days, which IF he does even half as good as yesterday will happen probably. mallex was added in every one of my leagues remotely close to this deep yesterday (including by me in some)

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, mine too

              • Blind umps have rights too (seriously their union is that strong) says:
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                @Grey: i was only beat to him in one 16 teamer due to yahoo taking it’s sweet ass time on kiermaier’s DL time. it was odd mallex wasn’t stashed in one of the 2 per team NA slots in that one. probably since he didn’t do well last time up, but not like steals are falling off trees.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Yeah, totally

  110. Alex says:
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    Sad to see Conforto in the sell column.

    Chasing runs in a 10 team roto … do you like Tim Beckham, Altherr, Scooter over Conforto right now?

    And as the call up gets closer, would you add Ahmed Rosario over Conforto?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No, I’m saying selling Conforto in a trade

  111. jaysfan says:
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    Keeper league, points. Pick a side:

    Thames (rd 7) and LeMahieu (rd 15) for Piscotty (rd 16) and Justin Turner (rd 17)

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thames

  112. I watch TROLLS all day long says:
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    Domingo Santana or Odubel Herrera for my last UTIL spot?

    Both seem to be pretty hot.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Odubel

  113. Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey says:
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    anybody else see the awesomeness of matt bowman himself contacting closer monkey using a VPN to appear to be from in CHI while informing them that they are wrong and he’s ahead of siegrist.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, because it was a guy named Matt?

      • Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey says:
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        @Grey: yeah, that was the idea. if that is their only evidence seems flimsy, but still funny

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah

  114. Josh-NYC says:
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    Hey Grey,

    How’s it going?

    I’m in a 10 team h2h mixed league ..
    The bottom of my lineup consists of
    -Bellinger
    -Hicks
    -Polanco

    Players available:
    -Gardner
    –inciarte
    -maybin
    -merrifield
    -Valencia

    Do you make any changes ? Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gardner over Polanco

  115. Stream Weaver says:
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    Is Zimmer, Adams, or Pujols worth dropping to hold Biagini in a 12 team mixed?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Zimmer

  116. m0se says:
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    my trout for his just dong? 12 team redraft league

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

      • m0se says:
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        @Grey: are you ok with giving Trout + Conforto and getting JD + Cutch?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nope

          • m0se says:
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            @Grey: Trout + Conforto for JD + Inciarte?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Trout = JD, Conforto is better than Ender

              • m0se says:
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                @Grey: i got you. thanks for the help

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  No problem

  117. Dave Weinnstein says:
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    Grey – What’s your take on Mancini and future value? I can get him in a full dynasty league without giving up anything substantial. is his future worth holding the spot for him?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He’s a platoon player, not worth much

  118. Jarrod says:
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    8team AL only ROTO

    Someone offering Odor/Maybin for Healy/Smyly… would you pull trigger?!

    I’d be starting Moustakas in Healys place. Odor would allow me to drop Jorge Polanco.

    Thanks in advance!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

      • Jarrod says:
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        @Grey: He flippin dealt Maybin out from under me… He’s got nothing much else to toss at me unfortunately.

        How close is Healy and Smyly for just Odor? Paying too much right?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d want Odor

  119. I don't want to brag but i have irritable bowel syndrome says:
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    OBP and total bases and hits added. 14 team. villar replacement time.
    C hedges
    1B myers
    2B scooter (but sits against lefties of course)
    SS hernan (plays most of the time but not always)
    3B longo
    OF desmond (also 1B)/stanton/hicks
    util (2) souza/maybin
    BN villar/to-jo
    to-jo seems like the easy drop but for which of sogard/baez/iggy (DET). guys similar to to-jo like moreland are out there.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      ToJo for Baez

  120. Nick says:
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    Ok to drop Hector Neris now? Have plenty of closers, could use another SP or bench bat. Lackey, Harvey, Velasquez & Bauer are options for arms. Addison Russell, David Dahl, Altherr, Merrifield, Castellanos, Valencia, Gomez & Kepler available bats. Or Archie Bradley, Rosenthal?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Do you need a bench bat? I’d hold

      • Nick says:
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        @Grey: I don’t, it has more to do with the phillies sucking + Neshek haha. I prefer owning players on good teams! Thanks

  121. Beware the Shit Rope says:
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    AL only with QS over wins. is meyer looking good enough such to drop morton (in active slot due to duffy and other assorted injuries) or morton better long term to hold. h2h and i’ll be ok short term probably holding. SON has not only been liking meyer but he’s been doing well too

    2. OPS same league, when cargo 2 (TEX) gets back shortly i’ll have roster crunch at OF but am badly short at MI, what’s good trade order if i have all of mancini/cargo 2/zimmer/chisenhall (and trumbo/rhodney (k.davis), who clearly aren’t moving) to try to up my MI strength?

    • Beware the Shit Rope says:
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      @Beware the Shit Rope: above is the kind of league where i’m correctly holding salazar and even gibson is owned.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meyer over Morton… 2. CarGo, Zimmer

  122. here comes the pizza says:
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    What’s up Grey

    Loved the Leftovers finale. It was a little open-ended while also giving enough closure that I’m satisfied with the way they left off. Personally I didn’t believe Nora but just like the Nun said “it makes a better story” haha

    Got a little rap recommendation for you. Big Fish by Vince Staples. Supposed to be a single off his new album, it’s pretty good!

    Potential trade in the works. 12 team league and i need steals.
    My Conforto and Paxton for his Trea Turner.

    My other SPs are McCullers/Berrios/Manaea/Nola/Nova/Jimmy Nelson. Would use the free spot to stream

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agreed on the leftovers, I think it was a story, but it works either way… I’ve like Staples in the past, will check it out… turner side

  123. Cohen says:
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    Grey , Delino having another nice game. Hold him or drop for Altherr or Hernan Perez?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Over Altherr

      • Cohen says:
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        @Grey: Perez over Delino?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yes

          • Cohen says:
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            @Grey: thank u

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              No problem

  124. The JoGarza says:
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    Trade Miggy for chris sale? 12-tm H2H OBP/QS. I own C.Santana to take over 1B, but current staff is Kershaw, Kluber, Wood, Pomz, Godley

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  125. JC says:
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    Took your advice and finally dropped Britton in a H2H league. Hope he does not come back to haunt me in the playoffs. Only got J Dyson off the wire, so streaming away. Gulp

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Should be fine

  126. William Hung says:
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    Start Rant – First Peacock and now Glover – I almost don’t want the Mets to have a save situation so I don’t have to deal with Addison Reed to further destroy my pitching

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I hear ya

  127. peacecoast says:
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    wtf is up with all these sizzling rockies starters?!
    which of them do you think is worth rostering in a standard 12T mixed roto?
    All have the caveat of sitting at home?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      None at home

  128. Closer says:
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    Glover blew the save, do you think his job is safe? Would Albers be the best handcuff? Thanks.

    • William Hung says:
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      @Closer: Fresh off of what happened, it’s easy to say he’ll get replaced, but looking back – other than his blowup against OAK (which most people blame on the long layoff in the top of the 9th), he was rock solid. Then following that blowup, he converted his next one against the Dodgers. Though he’s been scored upon 2 of the last 3, he hasn’t been bad.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Kelley would be next, Glover’s the closer

      • Closer says:
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        @Grey: okay, thanks guys

      • William Hung says:
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        @Grey: Kelley got rocked today too

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, after I said that, but he’s the setup man, doesn’t matter Glover’s the closer

          • William Hung says:
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            @Grey: Do you think the Nats are pissed at Glover for not telling him he might have injured his back? Apparently that was the reason he was garbage today.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Or they made up an excuse, who knows with these teams and their injury news

  129. 740 says:
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    Grey, wus good

    10team h2h cats

    Rosario or Gleyber?

    please pick 2: Peacock, Bundy, Volquez, CC

    thanks!!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Amed…Volquez, Peacock

  130. Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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    Well Hoffman is looking pretty damn good against CHC. HArd to see him not keeping a rotation spot.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agreed

  131. Mordacious Levator says:
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    any news on stanton’s hand

    • Mordacious Levator says:
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      @Mordacious Levator: i don’t need this as he’s my no less than my 2nd best hitter (1st in a trout league now) and i have him in 6 or so leagues.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      At a wedding

      • Mordacious Levator says:
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        @Grey: looks like we got lucky.

  132. Jiggy Nits says:
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    degrom or villar ROS NL only….

    assuming villar is only out a few days

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Degrom

  133. peacecoast says:
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    greg bird nearing return. worth rostering or wait and see?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure grab him

      • peacecoast says:
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        @Grey: i’d have to cut cesar for him (see my duda question above) and move rizzo to 2b. still ok?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sounds fine

  134. Cohen says:
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    Beckham or Scooter?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Beckham

  135. Rich says:
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    Is it time to drop CarGo?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh

  136. ebudz says:
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    10 team Yahoo H2H 7×7
    R, H, HR, RBI, SB, BB, AVG

    Need to bench one of:
    J. Peraza @LAD (A. Wood)
    Abreu @CLE (Tomlin)
    Owings vs. MIL (Guerra)
    JBJ vs. DET (Verlander

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Abreu

  137. Elwood Blues says:
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    Hader or Newcomb, or both??
    NL only 5×5 keeper 12 team roto… minimum bid is $5 for those rookie pitchers. I am leading in whip, era, good in svs, but near bittom in k’s and w’s due to all my starting pitchers from thor to t. Walker have been hurt.
    Who would you bid more on, if you think I should go after them?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Newcomb… $7, $5 on Hader

  138. ThE sHiT says:
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    BRINSON CALLED UP!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup!

  139. Nick says:
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    Drop Odor for Merrifield? Can’t believe I just typed that haha

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah

  140. Herschel says:
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    @Grey: need to drop someone to pick up a catcher. Who to cut? Maeda, Nicasio, Gray or Bedrosian?

    Gracias.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bedrosian

  141. peacecoast says:
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    andriese pissing me off

  142. TarmanGotHim says:
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    Would you drop Polonco for the right guy?

    Would you drop Polonco for Lewis Brinson?

    Polanco is such a frustrating guy to own this season. I’m doing good in this league but have had him benches pretty much the entire season.

    Thank you.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not for Brinson

  143. Scott Kimmel says:
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    Grey,

    Haniger comes back tomorrow. Should I send Zimmer back down to the minors or cut one of these guys: Chisenhall, or Adam Frazier

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah send down Zimmer

      • Scott Kimmel says:
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        I was thinking about cutting either Chisenhall or Adam Frazier to activate Haniger. You really think send Zimmer down?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Then lose Chisenhall

          • Scott Kimmel says:
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            ok thanks. when trout comes back drop Frazier?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah

  144. Rich says:
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    Hicks and Gardner available. And Bour just hit the wire doe :o

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Could see going to Gardner

  145. MikeZ says:
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    Can you rank the following guys ROS? Pillar, Puig, Polanco?

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pillar, Polanco

  146. William Hung says:
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    Pretty weak streamer day tomorrow –

    I don’t know if Garcia v. Mets is a good matchup since Ces is back… I’m leaning Paulino v. LAA since Paulino has the better K potential.

    @Grey: Who are you streaming in your leagues tomorrow?

    • Mordacious Levator says:
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      @William Hung: j.garcia who’s been awesome (outside of high K’s of course) for most of last 5-6 weeks or so, no trust.

      • William Hung says:
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        @Mordacious Levator: true – i guess i am not giving him enough credit. Plus my Mets fandom may be blinding me.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’m streaming Garcia

  147. Mo says:
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    Lester for Carpenter+Robbie Ray side and close?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ray side, not really close

  148. Every29Years says:
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    All ROS picks please as I have two steamer spots already. H2H league.

    1. Manaea or Taillion
    2. Britton or Casilla
    3. Quintana or Maurer

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Taillon 2. Casilla 3. Maurer

  149. William Hung says:
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    Had Story on my bench the first 2 games against the Cubs and was about to play him today till I saw he was sitting – didn’t realize he’s gone 0-7 with 7 Ks… ouch!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wow, that’s awful

  150. ebudz says:
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    10 team Yahoo H2H 7×7
    R, H, HR, RBI, SB, BB, AVG
    W, L, SV, K, ERA, WHIP, QS

    (1) C: Wieters
    (1) 1B: Rizzo
    (1) 2B: Odor
    (1) SS: Peraza
    (1) 3B: Rendon
    (3) OF: Harper, Springer, JBJ
    (2) UT: Encarnacion, Abreu
    (6) Bench: Owings

    (2) DL: Haniger

    (3) SP: Carrasco, McCullers, Nova
    (2) RP: Wilson, Knebel
    (4) P: Betances, Glover, Severino, Ray
    (6) Bench: Lynn, Shoemaker, J. Ross, J. Garcia/streamer

    (2) DL: Walker

    With Haniger coming back I’ll have a roster crunch and I’ll have two bench bats so I’m looking to consolidate in a trade! Which players should I go after from the team below? They said everyone is available except C-Mart … Obviously I want to make an offer to help both teams so who would you go after and who should I offer as a starting offer? Once I know who to target I can ask who they want in return …

    (1) C: Gattis
    (1) 1B: Pujols
    (1) 2B: Kipnis
    (1) SS: A. Diaz
    (1) 3B: Beltre
    (3) OF: K. Bryant, Cruz, B. Hamilton
    (2) UT: Suarez, Duvall
    (6) Bench: Myers, Bruce, Gyorko

    (3) SP: C-Mart, Verlander, Greinke
    (2) RP: Rosenthal, Casilla
    (4) P: Maurer, Straily, Kennedy, Estrada
    (6) Bench: Porcello

    (2) DL: MadBum

    Thanks in advance oh wise one!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Greinke, Cruz, Hamilton, Myers… Since he’s not playing Myers, that might be the easiest — Haniger and Wilson maybe

      • ebudz says:
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        @Grey: WOrd you rock! Messaged him trying to get Myers for Wilson and Haniger but he said he “isn’t giving away Myers” and “has no use for Haniger” and “Wilson barely pitches” haha

        Is that the order you’d target Greinke, Cruz, Hamilton, Myers? He’s gonna let me know tomorrow apparently who he might want from my team for them but just so I’m ready, which 2 of my bats would be worth packaging away for any of them? I have a feeling I’m going to end up dropping Haniger?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yes, that order

  151. Scuffy McGee says:
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    Didi or H Perez as a replacement for Villar?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Depends on needs, Didi for everything but speed, Perez for speed

  152. JC says:
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    Four decent holds guys on the wire. J smith, Vizcaino, Rosenthal, and Taylor. Please pick two for holds, Ks and ratios. Thank you.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Smith, Rosenthal

  153. Tony says:
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    Would you trade Dickerson and Berrios for Kyle Seager and Cory Kluber?

    Thanks G

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  154. Trailor park Boy in ny says:
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    Should I drop hand for for peackock

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, yes

  155. Brett says:
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    1. Do you think Brinson gets regular playing time?

    2. My hitters: Perez, C. Santana, Odor, Story, Machado, Bregman, Bellinger, Harper, Bryant, Benintendi, Broxton, Happ, Herrera, Haniger. Would you cut Broxton, Happ, or Herrera for him?

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Yes 2. Broxton

  156. Blake says:
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    got 9 pickups left for the year in my 13 team pts league (15pts for W, 7pts for S, 1 pt for SO). Here is my pitching staff. I can start 7

    P: J Verlander
    P: E Santana
    P: M Tanaka
    P: Addison Reed
    P: M Melancon
    P: JC Ramirez
    P: C Martinez

    B: J smardajaa

    would any of the following be worthwhile to pickup? in place of any of my staff?

    Ryu
    Volquez
    Farmer
    A Meyer
    Gausman
    Chavez
    Cotton
    Hahn
    Ross
    Hoffman
    Fiers

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold your moves

      • Blake says:
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        @Grey:

        Matt Harvey and Alex cobb were just dropped – would you pickup one of these 2 for any on my pitching staff?

  157. Packers says:
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    In a 12 team roto, weekly, play two at each position, dynasty keep all league I was offered Staton and Bour for my Goldschimdt. My other 1B is Bird. I am rebuilding this team and need another power guy in our 5 outfielder roster. I have Hoskins on my reserves. Tough call I think. I’m not very good at figuring out trades long term. Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not good

  158. Scott Kimmel says:
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    Grey,

    Two questions. 1) which one should I drop to activate Hanover? The other will be dropped when Trout returns. Chisenhall and Frazier are the two. Who should I drop to activate Haniger? Whomever I drop for Haniger, the other will be dropped for Trout. 2) should I start all these pitchers today Adleman at LAD Carrasco at home vs CWS, Nova at home vs MIA, Scherzer at home vs TEX

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. You asked this already

      • Scott Kimmel says:
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        what about the pitchers?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Start Scherzer and Nova

  159. William Hung says:
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    @Grey: Is there a term when you check your team on Sunday and see a few players on your team sitting, so you go to your opponent and he has everyone playing?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Effed?

      • dubjay says:
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        @Grey:
        Me

  160. dubjay says:
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    Hey Grey,
    Im thinking of dropping Broxton. Its time. It is a keeper league but we only keep 10 so not sure that any of these would be kept.
    would you pickup
    JBJ
    L.Cain
    K.Calhoun
    Was also considering dropping Pujols for one of the above or
    Y.Alonso
    What says you?

    • dubjay says:
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      @dubjay:
      Pillar is available as well

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      JBJ

      • dubjay says:
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        @Grey:
        How about the part about Pujols? Could drop him as well for one of the OF or Alonso

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Hold your Pujols

          • dubjay says:
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            @Grey:
            Thanks Grey.

            • dubjay says:
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              @dubjay:
              almost forgot. One more.
              I currently have both Rivero and Nicasio. Would you drop Nicasio for a streamer. I have only 4 starters right now with all of my players on the DL. Or hold Nicasio for another week to see how this situation plays out.
              Was thinking of grabbing J.Ross

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Lose Nicasio

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              No problem

  161. FrankGrimes says:
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    I wrote my first razzball article!
    Want to read it??

    Why Grimey dropped Trevor Story!?

    He sucks.

    Feel free to publish it anytime.
    Stay tuned next week I’m working on one for Villar.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hahahaha

  162. Pete Incaviglia says:
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    What ya think of Glover? He droppable in a 10 teamer? Feel like a DL stint is coming his way.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  163. Kevin b says:
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    Hello infuser of fantasy baseball knowledge and all that is witty.
    With Villar on the DL Bregman or Valencia in his stead. No particular stat needed.
    Thanks for continuous help with top 3 finishes in most league.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bregman, No problem

  164. Trailor park Boy in ny says:
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    Should I drop Hand, for newcomb

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  165. 740 says:
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    Grey,
    10team h2h cats

    got offered Kemp for Avisal, Bundy….what do u think? Peacock and Nelson both on waivers pick one?

    thank u!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Take Kemp… peacock

  166. peacecoast says:
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    Just saw Baez on the wire. Replacing Russel. Please rank Baez, T anderson and Dansby ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Anderson, Baez

  167. peacecoast says:
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    streaming paulino?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sadly, yes

      • peacecoast says:
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        @Grey: he doing ok! astros suddenly can’t hit tho

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah

          • peacecoast says:
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            @Grey: he. just, has. to go. one. more. inning…

            • peacecoast says:
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              @peacecoast: fuck sake fuck it

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Ha

  168. Beware the Shit Rope says:
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    16 team with OPS and hits added.
    C flowers
    1B goldy
    2B odor
    SS mercer (was best option while hitting and has been for a while now)
    3B torenado
    OF (3) schebler’s cookies/puig/sunday
    util (2) trumbo/alonso
    BN pillar, segura (thor/pollock in DL’s)
    DL pollock
    NA meadows
    drop anybody (pillar has been cold but he hits for more power than maybin) for any of maybin/delino/mallex. with both segura/pollock out i probably could use a heavy speed guy.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Puig for Maybin

  169. peacecoast says:
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    duda, bird, yuri, melky best pick up? second best?

    thanks by the way!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Duda, Bird

  170. Scott Kimmel says:
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    Grey,

    I am intersted in getting Aaron Judge. What is fair trade value for him? He just hit a 495 ft homer at the Stadium.

    • ThE sHiT says:
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      @Scott Kimmel: list your entire roster and we will give you some options

      • Scott Kimmel says:
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        Posey
        Votto
        Altuve
        Correa
        Arenado
        T.Turner
        Trout
        Bird
        Alonso
        Jose Ramirez
        Bellinger
        Haniger
        Adam Jones’
        Haniger
        Bautista
        Maybin
        Pujols
        Domingo Santana
        LeMatheiu
        Gary Sanchez
        Schebler
        Chisenhall
        Adam Frazier
        Carrasco
        Cobb
        Kershaw
        Scherzer
        Lynn
        Nova
        Verlander
        Bumgarner
        Syndergaard
        Hendricks
        Karns
        Adelman
        Andriese
        Maeda
        Allen
        Bradley
        Devenski
        Hembree
        Neris
        Vizcaino
        Warren
        CHapman
        Britton
        Familia
        Givens
        Watson
        Warren

        • Scott Kimmel says:
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          and Machado

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Top five at a position

      • Scott Kimmel says:
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        grey

        I sent you the link to see my roster

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I don’t look at links

          • Scott Kimmel says:
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            ok he is asking for Arenado

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Hold

              • Scott Kimmel says:
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                would you drop Heath Hembree for Juan Nicasio?

  171. Brett says:
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    Rodon got hit hard again in AAA. Can you rank the best stash. Duffy, Rodon or Gray

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      None… Rodon, Gray

  172. ebudz says:
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    10 team Yahoo H2H 7×7
    R, H, HR, RBI, SB, BB, AVG
    W, L, SV, K, ERA, WHIP, QS

    (1) C: Wieters
    (1) 1B: Rizzo
    (1) 2B: Odor
    (1) SS: Peraza
    (1) 3B: Rendon
    (3) OF: Harper, Springer, JBJ
    (2) UT: Encarnacion, Abreu
    (6) Bench: Owings, Haniger

    (3) SP: Carrasco, McCullers, Nova
    (2) RP: Wilson, Knebel
    (4) P: Betances,Severino, Ray, Lynn,
    (6) Bench: Shoemaker, J. Ross, J. Garcia/streamer

    (2) DL: Walker, Glover

    Was just offered Lindor and Mazara for my Rizzo and Ray from the team below? Good deal for me or hold or counter? What would be a good counter?

    (1) C: Schwarber
    (1) 1B: H. Ramirez
    (1) 2B: Turner
    (1) SS: Lindor
    (1) 3B: Lamb
    (3) OF: Mazara, K. Davis, Puig
    (2) UT: Brantley, Donaldson
    (6) Bench: Braun, J. Turner, Cespedes, Bour

    (3) SP: Price, Pineda, Miley
    (2) RP: Kimbrel, Robertson
    (4) P: N. Feliz, Cobb, E. Rodriguez, Wainwright
    (6) Bench: Syndergaard

    DL: Hamels

    Thanks for help!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Terrible deal

      • Ebudz says:
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        @Grey: That’s what I thought! So what should I counter with?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Abreu

      • Ebudz says:
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        @Grey: Abreu for Lindor straight up you’re saying?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Try it

  173. peacecoast says:
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    damn addison 2 for 3 and a homer. WHAT IS YOUR GUT FEELING GREY? I was gonna drop him tomorrow. Guide me my muse.

    • peacecoast says:
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      @peacecoast: replacements were gonna be Anderson, Baez, Swanson

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        I like Anderson

  174. Herschel says:
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    @Grey: 12 team weekly root redraft, would you hang on to Maeda or stream? Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Stream

      • Herschel says:
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        @Grey: same team, same question for Jon gray and bedrosian. A lot of spec adds out there on the ww. Gracias.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Meh

          • Herschel says:
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            @Grey: meh meaning it’s ok to drop those guys?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, if you need to

  175. Andrew says:
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    Grey – where can I look to upgrade my team? Rather, which part of my team should I look to upgrade? 14 team H2H 14 categories (7 hitting/7 pitching with holds)
    C – Austin Hedges
    1b – Mitch Moreland
    2b – Whit Merrifield
    ss – Corey Seager
    3B – Manny Machado
    OF – Corey Dickerson
    OF – Mark Trumbo
    OF – Jackie Bradley JR
    Util – Gregory Polanco
    Util – Cameron Maybin
    Bench: Tim Anderson
    DL – Devon Travis

    SPs Justin Verlander, Chris Archer, Robbie Ray, Ivan Nova, Steven Matz, Kenta Maeda, Mike Foltynewics
    RPs Mark Melancon, David Robertson, Matt Bush, Mychal Givens, Adam Ottavino
    DL: Danny Salazaar, Koda Glover

    Not to make this too confusing, but we have a minor league team that I’m able to “call up” at any point. I have Lewis Brinson, Ramel Tapia, Austin Meadows on the team. So possibly trade a OF with value?

    • Andrew says:
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      @Andrew: I’m currently sitting 7th place, right in the middle.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      How’s that pitching doing? Looks a bit like a mess

      • Andrew says:
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        @Grey: Super inconsistent.

        Trade Trumbo or Polanco for some SPs?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nope

  176. Brett says:
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    Can you please rank brinson happ mallex smith and broxton

    Thanks

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @Brett: probably keon and happ near the end of that one. happ getting jerked around with playing time finally, should be sent down soon if they keep doing that. mallex probably at the top due to suddenly doing well and leading off and TB having no reason for him not to play over decently long future timeframe, brinson might be sent down or barely play when braun back.

      • Mantis Toboggan MD says:
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        @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: brinson >mallex below, but that was specified a redraft, but assumption being yours is too since you didn’t say otherwise.

  177. FrankGrimes says:
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    AuShizz!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice!

  178. Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo says:
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    20 teamer with OPS, slugging, BB’s, total base, QS, holds added h2h. 47 moves left on season.
    C flowers
    1B mauer
    2B jose ram
    SS sogard
    3B franco
    OF (3) stanton (dodged a huge bullet with my other injuries)/kepler/morales (1B also)
    util gardner
    BN villar
    DL freeman/semien
    SP duffy/archer/ray/farmer/meyer/peacock/morton/faria (sounds like he’ll be back whenever TB gets off their ass)
    RP diaz/hand/phelps/barnes (BOS)/j.smith

    it’s looking like at least till villar is back i could use a BN bat with all of these in FA i could maybe afford to drop a RP for a while (mcgee/salas/hoyt/SEA guys/duffey/dunn/moylan)

    1. drop which RP
    2. add which of joyce/colby/moss/heyward/EYJ. probably go back to colby.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hand, Rasmus

  179. herschel says:
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    @Grey: weekly roto. melancon and conforto for degrom?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Conforto

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @herschel: hell at this point maybe the degrom guy should be giving you something else for conforto.

  180. Stream Weaver says:
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    Pick up Brandon Phillips or Adam Frazier to replace Caesar Hernandez? Thanks in advance

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Frazier

  181. Herschel says:
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    @Grey: weekly roto redraft. Mallex or brinson? Apologies if this was asked earlier.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Brinson

  182. Mike in Busan says:
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    Grey:

    In a vacuum, would you go into next week starting the suddenly-well-named Zach Godley or two-start-ball-cancer-survivor Jameson Taillon? One or the other is going to be starting for me, because I’ve stapled Justin Verlander’s ass to my bench (don’t tell Kate that he’s there).

    Thanks, man, have a good one!

    • peacecoast says:
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      @Mike in Busan: godley is in the minors with no path back atm right?

      • Mike in Busan says:
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        @peacecoast: Godley just pitched yesterday, did he not? Did they drop him back down again after the game without telling me?

      • Mike in Busan says:
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        @peacecoast: Oh, ok, it seems they might skip him because of the five-day week. Man, he’s been good though.

      • Mantis Toboggan MD says:
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        @peacecoast: godley or delgado loses spot (and it’s not told yet) for sky walker, back wednesday. godley’s performance would indicate it’s him that keeps spot.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Taillon

      • Mike in Busan says:
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        @Grey: Thanks, Grey, the survivor it is!

  183. lwomack58 says:
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    An owner is in big need of closer. He’s wiling to trade some of his bats

    His current closer is Johnson.

    I have-Jansen, Herrea, Melancon n Knebel.

    Thinking of asking

    Melancon for Pollack
    or
    Herrea for Conforto

    I could used pollack if he can stay healthy. If you were the other owner what trade would you be willing to make?

    He also has Donaldson but I think he would want Jansen and I don’t want to lose Jansen.

    Thank you

    • lwomack58 says:
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      @lwomack58:

      I should have added he also has Desmond, Trumbo and Fraizer.

  184. bossmanjunior333 says:
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    10 team OBP h2h limited season moves (budget)

    Just lost Villar to injury so I ended up trading Carlos Santana for a buy low opportunity in Odor. Good move? Our league has a ton of available 1B/OF types.

    Speaking of which, which 1B/OF would you pick up to replace Santana: Alonso, D Santana, Morrison, Souza, Inciarte, Schebler, Hanley, Haniger.

    In a corresponding move, would you drop E-Rod or Rodon to make room for Villar on the DL?

    Thanks!

  185. William Hung says:
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    Trevor Story must be the happiest man on earth to getting out of Chicago – after going 0-7 with 7 Ks in the first 2 games, he went 0-4 today with 1 K – at least he didn’t K all 4 times!!!

    He’s now going to Pittsburgh where they’ll avoid Nova, so hopefully Story can put up some stats. Gotta admit that patience is wearing thin now

  186. Stream Weaver says:
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    Swanson , Adam Frazier, Simmons pick two

  187. Vee says:
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    Sir Grey,

    thanks for the quick reply on my late Odor/Chapman for K. Bryant trade the other night

    now i’ve only got Adam Jones left to deal with…
    good waivers are popping up.. JBJ, Mallex Smith, Lewis Brinson, Y. Gurriel and even calhoun are picking it up now… Jones for any?

    thanks m8 and happy monday soon

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