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Brandon Beachy left Saturday’s start with a sore elbow.  Usually when pitchers have a sore elbow it means one of two things.  One, they’re going on the DL for a long period of time.  Or two, they’re going to say they’re going on the DL for only 15 days but it will be a long time.  Yeah, those are kinda the same things, but it adds a little flare when I break them up into two things.  My English Comp professor would’ve said, “Grey, you add filler on top of your filler then you put commas where they’re not supposed to be then, add more filler.  Have you considered a math major?”  I told you to sell him about two weeks ago, but I understand how hard it is to sell an overperformer, so many of you were probably stuck with Beachy, or stranded, as the case may be.  I’d DL him and hope for better news heretothen.  Bee tee dubya, I just made up heretothen.  Pretty good, right?  Feel free to use it for the rest of twelve after twenty.  Anyway, here’s what else I saw this weekend in fantasy baseball:

Kris Medlen – The Braves stretched out Medlen, then yo-yo’d all over the place with what he should and would be doing.  Fredi Gonzalez said, “I have enough problems to worry about since I can’t pitch Venters 400 innings this year.”  Now with Beachy’s injury, Medlen remains in the bullpen.  Yup.  Instead, the Braves are filling Beachy’s rotation spot with Jair Jurrjens.  Obviously, the Braves management threw a dart at a board to fill the rotation spot and said dart landed in a nearby toilet.

Randall Delgado – 8 IP, 2 ER, 4 baserunners, 6 Ks to lower his ERA to 4.12.  Delgado’s teetering on that seesaw (or is it seesawing on the teeter-totter?) between valuable as an NL-Only pitcher and barely rosterable in mixed leagues.  If he could knock a walk off his per nine, he could swing things to him being plucked out of the mixed league waiver sandbox.

Max Scherzer – 8 IP, 0 ER, 7 baserunners (0 walks), 12 Ks.  I finally figured out a nickname for Scherzer.  Not that I haven’t tried before.  For a while, we called him Jobacum, comparing him to a mix of Joba and Lincecum, and, believe or not, that was a compliment.  Then we called him The Golem because he sounds like a character from a Michael Chabon book.  Now, I’ll call him Maddening Max.  Does anyone have any idea what this guy is going to do from start to start?  And, if he just went out and gave a 6 IP, 2 ER, 6 Ks start on occasion, then it wouldn’t be so bad.  But he gives 6 IP, 7 ER one start and 7 IP, 0 ER, 14 Ks the next.  Or maybe I’ll call him Max Scherzerphrenic.

Quentin Berry – 5-for-5 and a steal after losing his starting job when Austin Jackson returned.  Yesterday, Jackson and Berry were in the Detroit lineup together as the Tigers honored Motown.  The temptation to start Berry going forward might be stronger now, but I think to get him in the everyday lineup would take a miracle.  Got it, Smokey?

Ryan Sweeney – Heads to the DL with a minor toe injury.  His pinky toe would appreciate not being called minor.

Josh Beckett – To the DL with a sore shoulder.  He’s supposed to be fine when he returns, but shoulder problems for pitchers can be tricky.  Oekávání, which is me putting expectations in Czech.

Scott Podsednik – Left yesterday’s game with a “minor groin injury.”  Have you seen his wife?  Anything that impedes his groin should be considered a Code Red.

Johnny Cueto – 7 IP, 1 ER, 7 baserunners, 8 Ks to lower his ERA to 2.38.  I’m not sure how many of you are watching (or have watched since the season might be over; I don’t know, I caught it On Demand) the show, Girls, but Cueto reminds me of Adam.  You want to dislike him for ending LaRue’s career and his ability to beat out his xFIP, but you realize you don’t care that much about LaRue and Cueto’s kinda of charming with his ERA and Ks.

Chris Young – 7 IP, 2 ER, 11 baserunners, 2 Ks.  Eleven baserunners and 2 Ks?  That’s pretty blehtastic.  I’d let someone else take Christall off ice.

Bud Norris – To the DL with a knee sprain.  Miss Crabtree, hope you’re not mad at me because I told you about the Bud knee.

Ervin Santana – Threw a one-hit shutout on Saturday.  Well, that’s all well and good or whatever that cliche is, but he just gave up seven earned runs in each of his previous two starts, one of which was against the Mariners.  So the Ervin magic you saw on Saturday was nice, but if I saw him on waivers in most leagues I’d give him a no-look pass.

Garrett Richards – 8 IP, 0 ER, 8 baserunners, 5 Ks.  The Diamondbacks have looked lifeless the last two days.  I’m not even sure Krispie’s been on the field for the last couple of weeks.  I think it’s Nick Punto wearing Krispie’s earth skin.  As for Richards, I still wouldn’t go near him in mixed leagues, unless it was as a streamer in an H2H league.  He has 17 Ks to 11 BBs in 21 IP.  Against a legit offense, he’s going to get bombed out.

Carlos Gonzalez – Day-to-day with a knee strain.  It’s straining men!  Right now, he’s day-to-day.  Hopefully, on Monday he’ll be today-to-tomorrow-okay.

Ivan Nova – 7 2/3 IP, 1 ER, 8 baserunners, 4 Ks.  I’d pick up Ivan Nova in all leagues right now.  Or Avon Navi if you’re dyslexic.  Here at Razzball, no fantasy baseballer is left behind!  BTW, what dyslexic person could possibly spell dyslexic?  You think they’d go easy on them and call it something like Otto-immune.

Justin Grimm – 6 IP, 3 ER, 6 baserunners, 7 Ks in his first major league start on Saturday.  In the minor leagues, he showed solid K-rates and great control.  So, what’s Grimm?  That he’ll make his home starts in Texas and once a Ranger starter gets healthy or Oswalt shows up, Grimm will probably be sent back down.  For now, I’d grab him in AL-Only leagues, and only look at him as a streamer in certain matchups for mixed leagues.

Jason Hammel – Threw a one hit shutout on Saturday vs. the Braves.  His season numbers sit at 2.87 ERA, 1.16 WHIP and 77 Ks in 81 2/3 IP.  Yeah, that’s probably better than five of the six starters on your team.  Yeah, you should own him.  No, I’m not being facetious.

Pedro Alvarez – 2 HRs on Saturday.  2 HRs on Sunday.  He’s liable to hit 6 more homers this week and then go oh-for-July.  The prettiest way I can tell you to pick up Pedro is just saying it (while wearing this short baby doll dress number).

Alex Presley – 2-for-15 this weekend.  Belch.  The two were homers.  That’s a belch with a pleasant grape soda aftertaste.

Adam Wainwright – 7 IP, 1 ER, 8 baserunners, 8 Ks to lower his ERA to 4.46.  Selfishly, I hope he ends the season with an ERA above 4 so he comes at a discount next year.   Shellfishly, I made you some risotto, Pinchy.

Matt Holliday – Left yesterday’s game with a “persistent leg condition.”  What, does he have jimmy leg?  It’s something that has bothered him for a month, so it shouldn’t sideline him for any extended amount of time, i.e., no holiday for Holliday.

Jose Quintana – 8 IP, 0 ER, 5 baserunners, 6 Ks. ERA’s now at 1.53 thru 35 1/3 IP.  How’s that quote go?  Expectations is a dish best served without any expectations?  Yeah, well, in that case Quintana’s looking great, but if you expect him to continue this he’s gonna taste like Jose Quinoa.

Elian Herrera – 3-for-4 yesterday.  The Cougar and I went to the Dodger game on Friday.  Magic may have lowered parking prices, but the ice cream Dibs are seven dollars and a domestic beer is ten dollars!  My Cougar needs her draft beer!  For the better part of the game, Cougar was devastated to hear Tug McGraw passed away.  That was her favorite player when she was a young cougar.  The highlight was the Todd Coffey sprint from the bullpen.  He gets to the infield grass and is totally winded like a Biggest Loser contestant the first day with Bob.  Anyway, Herrera, who went 2-for-5 with 3 RBIs, and Dee Gordon, surprisingly, look like the only ones who can hit on the Dodgers.

Chris Capuano – 8 IP, 1 ER, 7 baserunners, 12 Ks.  You’re not going to get anywhere near his worth in a trade, just ride the wave.

Jason Kipnis – 3-for-5 as he hit his 11th homer while stealing his 17th base.  In just about all my leagues, I’m yelling, “Can I get a Kipnis?!”

John Mayberry Jr. – 3-for-4 with his 5th homer and third in his last 4 games.  Finally, we might be seeing Mayberry, BFD.  Probably not going to hit above .260, but he could hit twenty homers on the year and he’s at 5.  That’s 15 more, and I didn’t even need to drop my pants to do that math.

Colby Rasmus – 3-for-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs with his 10th homer.  Rasmussen is an antsy tsar!  Damn you autocorrect!

Brett Cecil – 5 IP, 2 ER, 6 baserunners, 5 Ks.  Recalled to fill in for the one of, like, seven injured Blue Jay starters.  He was pitching like a 4th starter in the minors, which means he’s worth an immediate pick up in AL-Only leagues, but I’d only monitor him in most mixed leagues.  Best case scenario, you’re looking at a 7-ish K-rate and a low-4 ERA.

Alex Cobb – 7 IP, 0 ER, 3 baserunners, 10 Ks.  The Tampa Bay Peach dominated yesterday, fo shizzle Andy Dufresne had to chisel, but I think that was more of an interleague-Marlins-are-kind-of-a-mess-offensively start.  Never the hoo!  His peripherals tell me he’s pitching deeper mixed-league capable at this point (32:12 K:BB; 1.17 WHIP).  I wouldn’t drop anyone too valuable, but he’s someone with upside, i.e., Maybe Alex be sweetin’ to a fantasy number three, at the Elyse.  Sorry, that’s a bit corny on the Cobb.

Rickie Weeks – 5 for his last 10 with 2 steals in his last three games.  This will be announced officially on ESPN SportsCenter tonight, but this is the first time Rickie Weeks has had anything positive written about him on Razzball in 19 months.

Matt Capps – Dealing with a sore shoulder after (or maybe during) allowing 2 earned runs on Friday.  The Twins are saying Capps should be ready to go on Tuesday.  Perhapps, but it seems doubtful to me.  Perkins would be the pickup.

Bartolo Colon – Left yesterday’s game with a strained oblique.  Not worth stashing on the DL, so your team needs a Colon flush.

Edwin Jackson – 6 IP, 2 ER, 10 baserunners 1 K.  No Nats starter gave up more than 2 earned runs in their start this weekend vs. the Yankees, because the Nats starters are hella good.  That’s right, I brought the “you just dated yourself” lingo.

Ryan Zimmerman – 2-for-13 this weekend, batting .229.  Someone wake me when he’s hitting .250 with 5 homers… On the year!  Is this guy kidding me?  How do you have 3 homers and below a .240 average?  Are you even trying?  Bryce Harper, who was named President of the World (official title), should fire Zimmerman.

Brad Lidge – Designated for assignment.  That assignment is to travel to other major league clubs with a well-doctored resume, looking for work.  In a job interview, Lidge says, “On the surface, it may seem like I’ve pitched poorly for the last five years, but every time I pitched, I made the rest of our bullpen feel better about themselves.  As Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson and Robert Redford proved, you can’t put a price on self-esteem.”

From Around The Web

  1. weas says:
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    Because of the podcast, I like how I can read all these daily roundups in your voice!

    • 2 Cups 1 Braun says:
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      @weas, That’s creepy unless you have a vagina or mangina if Grey is feeling freaky!

      • chunk says:
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        @2 Cups 1 Braun, Better hope Grey isn’t a Michigan state rep or you’ll most likely be banned for this post.

        • Carnac says:
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          @chunk, Ha…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @weas, It sounds better in my head, I promise…

    • Adam says:
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      @weas,

      I’ll admit it, I also read the roundups now w/ Grey’s voice in the back of my mind.

      Don’t be ashamed!

  2. Theo and Jed's Excellent Adventure says:
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    Question for fellow Razzballer readers: do any of you have teams doing well in all offensive categories except for runs? Not sure how this can happen other than having good hitters that mostly bat in the 4-5-6 spot on somewhat offensively under-performing teams.

    I’m 10th in runs in an 11-team, mixed, 6×6 roto, but 2nd or a close 3rd in HR, RBI, SB, AVG, and OPS with the line-up below.
    Ruiz c
    Fielder 1b
    Uggla 2b
    Sandoval 3b
    Scutaro ss
    McCutchen of
    Braun of
    Bruce of
    Ríos util
    Krispie Young bn

    I’d hoped Krispie would return to form following his DL stint, but it ain’t happening. Looking for another bench bat for OF/Util based on match-ups/days off. With a need for runs in mind, would you drop Krispie for any of the following waiver-wire options?

    Rasmus, Choo, Nieuwenhuis, Boesch

    • paddytwotimes says:
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      @Theo and Jed’s Excellent Adventure, Rasmus fo sure

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Theo and Jed’s Excellent Adventure, Rasmus

  3. Chomp Samba says:
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    Chabon down. (I’m keeping track like a craps croupier.)

    (1) Speaking of craps, could you please rank these muvs rest of the season: RYAN ZIMMERMAN, MARK REYNOLDS, PEDRO ALVAREZ, & MIKE AVILES.

    (2) And, do NOLAN ARENADO or MIKE OLT come up at some point and outplay all of them?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Chomp Samba, Ha… 1. You did. 2. Arenando, hopefully…

  4. Derrick says:
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    Diamond or Delgado ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Derrick, Delgado

  5. swapnil says:
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    ” the Braves management threw a dart at a board to fill the rotation spot and said dart landed in a nearby toilet.”
    Hahahaha!
    Grey can I steal this line to use it one One of my juniors ?? One of them will defi screw up tomorrow! I wish there was a double A research league I could send them to!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @swapnil, Go for it!

  6. Bash says:
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    Grey
    who rides the bench this week?
    Vogelsong @ LAA
    J Santana v BAL
    Fister @ PIT
    J Zimm @ BAL
    Petitte @ NYM

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Bash, Johan

  7. thegreater says:
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    Have Middlebrooks, but both Herrera and Alvarez are available. Make a switch?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @thegreater, Alvarez

  8. TheNewGuy says:
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    Pick 2 outta these end of rotation fillers (10 teamer):

    Nova, Cahill, Kuroda, Hughes, Pettite…lotta Yankees in there!

    • TheNewGuy says:
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      @TheNewGuy, Or Max Scherzophrenia.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @TheNewGuy, Cahill, Scherzer

  9. TheNewGuy says:
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    Need more power, which 3B could I target to trade Lawrie for. Think I’ll try for Beltre, but would you settle with a guy like A-Rod/ Freese?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @TheNewGuy, I wouldn’t take A-Rod or Freese…

  10. LaserShow says:
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    Whats the latest word with Downs? Able to be dropped now?

    • Carnac says:
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      @LaserShow, Unless you are very, very very desperate for saves, he’s droppable. Chances are you can do something better with the roster spot – including trying to snag saves somewhere else.

  11. Abell says:
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    Hammer over doubrant?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Abell, Hammel

      • TheNewGuy says:
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        @Grey, He means Hammer as in Josh Willingham…I’d take Hammer.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          @TheNewGuy, Oh… I would too….

  12. chata says:
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    @ Grey :

    a) Max Headgloom

    b) Alex be sweetin’ … that show would have been more realistic if the
    father was portrayed as a closet pot smoker .

    c)

    d) Mayberry … he had his chance to prove himself from the gitgo … without any competition .
    now that some of the old-timey dudes are close to returning , he’s motivated ?
    to borrow a line from the “happy” chef ==> PISS OFF …. He’s still RAW !
    come here , all of you . FEEL that . (can you tell that i wasted draft picks on him ?)

    e) also , did you mention motown ?
    substitute the player of your choice for “my girl” in this one , and every
    fantasy baseballer can identify with the emotion :
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-es4Q8AJaU

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @chata, b) Ha! d) So awesome

  13. MrsPodsednik says:
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    I hadn’t seen his wife. But I just googled her at work and my IT department issued me a CodeRed.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @MrsPodsednik, Ha

  14. fyodor says:
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    Grey.

    Do you think the better pickup would be Nova or Phil Hughes?

    I appreciate your help.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @fyodor, Nova

  15. TheNewGuy says:
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    Weeks over Ackley? That’s the Rickie variety, though they’ve all been equally bad so far.

    Rickie’s upside must be higher than Ackley though, worth the gamble? OBP league too.

    • Grey

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      @TheNewGuy, I’d take Rickie

  16. golfnut says:
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    Dam……no 55″ tv in my future……anywhooooooo

    Bourn & Gallardo for Panda & Capuano, which side would you take?

    C Jesus Montero
    1B Miguel Cabrera
    Ian Kinsler
    Pablo Sandoval
    Jose Reyes
    Jose Altuve
    Ryan Braun
    Shane Victorino
    Andre Ethier
    Jay Bruce
    Trevor Plouffe

    Brandon Beachy
    Chris Capuano
    James McDonald
    Mat Latos
    Santiago Casilla
    Ernesto Frieri
    A.J. Burnett
    Matt Harrison
    B.J. Upton
    Jordan Zimmerman
    Mike Aviles
    Anthony Rizzo
    Brett Gardner
    Felix Doubront

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @golfnut, Gallardo

  17. stoopid says:
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    14 teamer 1650 IP..

    Cobb over Samardijza or Millone?

    • stoopid says:
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      @stoopid, Same league as above.. Only 2 D/L spots.. Norris Carpenter & Drew are taking them up.. My MI’s are Espinosa, Rollins, & EverCab..

      Should I drop one of those D/L guys instead to make room for Cobb?

    • chata says:
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      @stoopid,

      1650 is a crap-load of innings .
      perhaps half the teams in your league won’t approach that .

      any chance that you can roster samardijza AND stream cobb or some
      other guy , depending on match-ups … like a delgado , or anyone going
      against philly (for the time being) , or everyone , at home , against the
      hapless cubbies ?

      • stoopid says:
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        @chata, it’s FAAB 2 days a week so streaming is tough. I can drop Millone and roster both Samardijza and Cobb.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          @stoopid, Do this: drop Millone and roster both Samardijza and Cobb.

  18. Traded a Fister for a B.J. says:
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    Hey, thanks for all the help (and laughs).

    I need help choosing my final starter for the coming week, 5×5 h2h.

    I’m sending Dickey, Lynn, Moore (at WAS) and (at PIT) out. Need to choose 1 more SP; it’s between Hammel vs WAS, Marcum vs TOR, or A.Sanchez vs TOR — or even Samardzija at ARI.

    I have Hammel slotted in right now based on Washington’s lack of offense over matching arguably better pitchers against Toronto’s home run ball.

    Thanks for relevant thoughts, anyone.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Traded a Fister for a B.J., No problem… Hammel…

  19. 4thOF says:
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    Start Belt, Blanco, or Krispie for this week?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @4thOF, Belt

  20. SpiralArchitect says:
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    Would you trade Adam Wainright and Jordan Zimmermann for James McDonald, Tim Hudson and Phil Hughes?

    • Carnac says:
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      @SpiralArchitect, No, I’d hold.

  21. stoopid says:
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    Lifetime 7 keeper..

    Thinking of offering Justin Upton for Jay Bruce.

    My 7 keepers are Kemp, Upton, Fielder, Wright, Andrus/Uggla, Kershaw, & Hamels.

    I’m leading AVG, R, & RBI. Hurting in HR and middle of the pack in SB’s.

    Am I selling Upton too low? I’m in 1st place but my lead has dropped to only a few points (10 team roto).

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @stoopid, I’d hold

  22. TheNewGuy says:
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    Thinking of trading for B Phillips, which of these arms would you trade straight up for him:

    Lester, Mad-Bum, Gio, Garza.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @TheNewGuy, Garza

  23. TJ says:
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    12-team 5×5 Roto. Trying to sell high:

    Chris Sale and Mike Trout for Carlos Santana, Shin-Soo Choo, and CC Sabathia.

    Do you think I can get more for Trout and Sale? (Especially Trout)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @TJ, Sounds decent

  24. ProfX says:
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    Code Red and Otto-Immune. That’s the top shelf stuff. Thanks for a laugh, Grey.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @ProfX, No problem…

  25. SpiralArchitect says:
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    Better start this week: Justin Upton or Alfonso Soriano?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @SpiralArchitect, Upton

  26. Booya says:
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    Pick 2 best holds guys. Downs, Byrdak, Boggs, Andrew Miller, Cory Wade, O’flaherty, Arredondo.

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Booya, Downs, Arredondo

  27. L-Boogie says:
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    12 team, 5×5

    Alvarez, Middlebrooks, Belt

    1) Better CI for this week?
    2) Better for RoS?
    3) And which one should I drop (cause I have to)?

    Thanks, thanks, and thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @L-Boogie, Belt…Belt…Middlebrooks

  28. MikeZ says:
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    Would you drop Cespedes in a 12 team 5×5 league with no bench? It’s a weekly league, so if they don’t put him on the DL before 7, then I’ll have to start him, with probably no stats all week. I could pick up Juan Pierre or Everth Cabrerea instead…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @MikeZ, I wouldn’t

  29. Eddy says:
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    Weeks is a FA in my 12-team OBP league. Worth adding him over Espinosa?

    • Eddy says:
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      @Eddy, In addition, which hot hand would you close for same league?

      Pedro Alvarez, Alex Gordon, Ike Davis, Brandon Moss

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        @Eddy, Weeks over Espinosa… Alvarez

  30. mc serch says:
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    Nice De la ref in the B. Norris blurb! As someone who drafted Scherzer, was WHIPsawed by him for about two months and then dropped him (only to see him put up some amazing starts) I’m voting for Scherzerphrenic….pretty much sums him up…..took a sonuvabench on Capuano yesterday after his past two starts, would you start him next time out at the big A?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @mc serch, Thanks! I’d start Cap…

  31. Tom says:
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    Grey, thoughts on Ryan Kalish? Worth picking up in deeper mixed leagues? or wait and see what he does?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Tom, I’d wait and see…

  32. Steve Stevenson says:
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    In a H2H that goes Tue.-Mon., pick one of the following 2-start options:
    Harang – @OAK (McCarthy), @LAA (Williams)
    Eovaldi – @OAK (Milone), @SF (Zito)
    W, L and QS all count. Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Steve Stevenson, Eovaldi

  33. Turk Wendell says:
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    Offer my Nat Gio or Mad Bum for his Kipnis?

    (Already offered Anibal and was rejected)

    Good deal?

    • chunk says:
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      @Turk Wendell, Sounds kinda steep.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Turk Wendell, Yeah, bit steep

  34. Sagnof specialist says:
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    Which side wins?

    Adam jones
    OR
    Kershaw and panda

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Sagnof specialist, Kershaw, depends on needs…

  35. Jim says:
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    Any chance Herrera leap frogs over Crowe and into the closers role in KC when Broxton is traded?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Jim, Doubtful

  36. Yoshi says:
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    Drop Wandy Rodriguez or Rickey Romero for either Justin Masterson or Trevor Bauer?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Yoshi, Wandy for Masterson

  37. Should be a real slobberknocker when Jair Jurrjens starts against the Red Soxs this week

    • @Mr Baseball, The hitting stats in the minor leagues will suffer now because Jair Jurrjens been promoted to the Major Leagues

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        @Mr Baseball, HA!

  38. neogonzo mourning says:
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    expectations in Czech – I LOL’d.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @neogonzo mourning, Thanks!

  39. The Talented Mr. Dope Man says:
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    Grey,

    any insight on Faustino De Los Santos? I went all in on him in my AL only league and have him sitting in the reserve role. Any idea how he’s fairing in the minors? any chances he’s still the closer of the future?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @The Talented Mr. Dope Man, I don’t think he’s the closer of the future… I think the closer of the future might be saving games right now for them…

      • The Talented Mr. Dope Man says:
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        @Grey, Trying to get Cook in a trade, 12 tm AL only keeper league. he has cook for $10, whats a fair offer for him? Would you give up Ichiro ($28)?

  40. Ryan says:
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    I am in a 20 team h2h dynasty league. I have a couple of interesting offers in the table. Which of the following trades do I accept?

    A) I trade hammel and gose for paul goldschmidt

    B) I trade longoria hammel and sano for tulo and goldschmidt

    Btw carlos lee just came off the dl. Whom should I drop to put him back I’m my lineup?

    c jp arencibia
    1b prince fielder
    2b neil walker
    ss yunel escobar
    3b miguel cabrera
    inf chris johnson
    lf peter bourjos
    cf tony campana
    rf justin upton
    of Norichika aoki
    util andrelton simmons
    bn travis snider
    bn ryan lavernway
    Bn miguel Sano
    Bn anthony gose
    dl carlos lee
    dl carl crawford
    dl evan longoria

    sp clayton kershaw
    sp yu darvish
    sp cliff lee
    sp jon lester
    rp sean doolittle
    rp matt thorton
    rp matt capps
    p jason hammel
    p scott downs
    p aaron harang
    bn brad peacock
    bn barry zito
    bn brian matusz

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Ryan, A) Doesn’t sound too bad B) Not good… Drop Snider

      • Ryan says:
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        @Grey, So dealing sano is too much?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          @Ryan, No, dealing Longoria is…

  41. Schwab Stumped says:
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    Trying to get a feel for Cano’s worth. A guy in my 12 ESPN standard HTH league wants Pence and Jennings. I’m thinkng this is a little steep and could counter back with a lesser OF than Jennings or ask for Matt Joyce in return with Cano. Robbie would replace Espinosa or Aaron Hill and I have Pence, Bruce, Krispie, Jennings, Belt, Fowler, or Youk to cover OF and Util.

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Schwab Stumped, Sure, try Joyce

  42. Would you drop Doubront or Niese (or both) for any of Worley, Lohse, Diamond, Wei-Yin Chen, McCarthy, Parker, Richards, Hughes or Vargas.
    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Deadwoods, Nope

  43. TheNewGuy says:
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    If it’s a sports hernia injury for Tulo like they think it might be, any idea how long we’d be looking at? Another 6 weeks would sure be a killer…you got it bang on when you said about a month ago that Tulo’s due to go on a tear and then get hurt lol

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @TheNewGuy, Yup… Looking at 6 weeks I think…

  44. Miley Cyrus says:
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    I’m having trouble putting a value on Allen Craig. He’s been useful for me thus far but I can’t tell if he’s a schmotato or if he’s legit. His minor league stats and previous years seem to say that he’s talented but he seems to be hurt all the time. Do you think we’re looking at a potential breakout/30 hr guy? How does he stack up to Hunter Pence Nick Swisher? Thanks!

    • Miley Cyrus says:
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      @Miley Cyrus, That’s Hunter Pence and Nick Swisher… Also, would you trade Craig and Beachy for Halladay?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Miley Cyrus, I’d take Halladay… I don’t think Craig’s a full season guy until he actually plays for a full season… I’d look at him around a #3 OF…

    • Prezii says:
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      @Miley Cyrus, you should probably wait til he starts hackin em out daily again.. then sell em a little higher, but by that time he could be on the DL again… But dude is a beast he just cant stay healthy.

  45. TheNewGuy says:
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    Maybin or Revere?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @TheNewGuy, Revere

      • TheNewGuy says:
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        @Grey, What I kinda figured…Maybin’s stock is falling fast.

  46. Anthony says:
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    in a deep league would you rather have brantley/theriot or brian roberts/volquez for therest of the season?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Anthony, Volquez

  47. Drexel Hill Dragons says:
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    Best pitcher add for the next week or possibly two?
    Hughes (vs ATL, vs CLE, vs CHW)
    2 ER or less in 6 of his last 7 starts – 5-1 record)

    Parker (vs LAD, @SEA, @TEX)
    Love his first two matchups – could swap him out before the TEX game

    Eovaldi (@OAK, @SF, vs NYM)
    He’s been good – Lilly seems like he’ll still be out for a bit

    Bailey (vs MIN, vs MIL)
    underrated, but not as good at home

    Cobb (@PHI, vs DET)
    great start on Sunday – previous 3, not so much

    Diamond (@PIT, @CIN, vs KC)
    Good matchups – regression coming?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Drexel Hill Dragons, HUghes

  48. Shin-Soo Choo Choo says:
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    Perkins over Balfour?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Shin-Soo Choo Choo, Yup

  49. BERK says:
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    No rant about Stanton’s 0 FOR FREAKING 7 on Saturday? Which he then followed up with an 0 for 4 on Sunday? An 0-11 weekend has to be some sort of record. He’s 2 for his last 25. That’s not good. BTW I also had Infante in that Saturday game. He also went 0 FOR FREAKING 7. That’s two dudes going 0-14 IN ONE GAME.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @BERK, Yeah, not good… But it’s also a cold two weeks compared to Krispie or Zimmerman…

  50. Chris says:
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    14 team weekly league, need a replacement in my rotation this week for Beachy.

    Hughes vs ATL
    Arrieta @ NYM, vs WAS
    Bailey vs MIN
    W-Y Chen vs WAS
    Harang @ OAK, @ LAA

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Chris, Hughes

  51. LobBall says:
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    Moose or Torii Hunter ROS?

    Help in all categories needed (R, HR, AVE, RBI, SB, OPS)

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @LobBall, Hunter

  52. SF Values says:
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    H2H points league, which two to start this week:

    McCarthy (2 starts- home against LAD and SF)
    Cahill (1 start – home vs SEA)
    Jarrod Parker (1 start – home vs LAD)

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @SF Values, Cahill

  53. JLeigh says:
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    Victorino for J Zimm? 12 Team/3 OF, I would still have Stanton, Beltran, Rasmus (and may pick up Campana for swipes).

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @JLeigh, I’d take Zimmermann, it’s fair…

      • JLeigh says:
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        @Grey, thanks as always. Who do you like ROS as a #3 OF:

        Rasmus, Belt, Zobrist, The Phillie Phanatic

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Rasmus

  54. Grey's da man! says:
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    would you pick up alvarez to play over rajai or laroche while he’s hot?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Grey’s da man!, Over Rajai if you don’t need steals…

  55. Grey's da man! says:
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    best chance at keeping the closer job ROS: Nathan, Rodney, Soriano?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Grey’s da man!, Nathan

  56. Wilsonian says:
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    Cut the Krispie for Fowler, Choo, Moose, Rasmus or leave him on the bench in hopes that he turns it around? I’ve got such high hopes that are getting destroyed right now.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Wilsonian, Bench him

  57. Joel says:
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    Grey,

    I’m just glad you’re not a fuddy-duddy.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Joel, Ha!

  58. Ryan says:
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    Kendrick and Brian Roberts r on waivers….would u drop aviles to pick up??
    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Ryan, I’d hold for now…

      • TheNewGuy says:
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        @Grey, Wow….never thought id see the day Aviles is valued by Grey more than Howie.

  59. Grey's da man! says:
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    traded uggla and axford for cano. win for me?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds solid…

  60. Carnac says:
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    Josh Reddick now has the same number of ABs he had in 2011. Also, almost exactly the same number of XBHs – but some doubles have turned into HRs.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Why Rudy’s RCL team is doing well?

      • Carnac says:
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        @Grey, Ha!

  61. herschel says:
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    @Grey: need to start two of these guys in my weekly roto league. which two do you like? cargo (havent heard any more news on his injury), revere, rasmus and rajai.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @herschel, CarGo, Rasmus

  62. DjlanceRauch says:
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    Which side do you like?

    Bruce/Aviles for Phillips/Victorino

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @DjlanceRauch, Phillips, it’s fair…

  63. L-Boogie says:
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    Better RoS (5×5), Marcum or Peavy?

    Thanks dude.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @L-Boogie, Peavy

  64. Goose says:
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    Just an eff-why-eye here for those in daily leagues. Ryan Ludwick is lifetime 9-for-21 (.429) with 4 homers against today’s starter Derek Lowe. He’ll be in the lineup either as OF or DH — he’s def worth a spot start, if you have holes that need to be filled (<—-poor choice of words) today…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Goose, Thanks for the heads up!

    • Prezii says:
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      @Goose, good call man.

  65. Awesomus Maximus

    Awesomus Maximus says:
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    Hmm… so back on May 7th I traded Hammel for Napoli, and there were a several people who:

    1. felt I took advantage of the other guy

    2. thought my view of Napoli as being just a slightly better than average catcher was silly

    Just wondering if anyone would care to reevaluate.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Awesomus Maximus, I wonder where the people are that thought Napoli was a .300 catcher are…

      • Awesomus Maximus

        Awesomus Maximus says:
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        @Grey, They’re busy determining whether they can wait for the third round next year to draft Yadier, or if they’ll need to grab him in the second.

    • Carnac says:
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      @Awesomus Maximus, Was the other guy an O’s fan?

  66. jack says:
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    Reddick has 3 really tuff matchups this week (Kershaw, Cain, Bum) LAd and SF at home. Start him or Pagan who is due for some steals and is playing against steal friendly LAA and Oak? Or play both and bench Quentin at home vs TEX and SEA (hittable pitchers)?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @jack, I’d bench Quentin…

  67. Beau says:
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    In a 10 team mixed league would you consider dropping Ryan Zimmerman or Youkilis at this point. Struggling offensively and really need the roster space. I would probably replace my CI with Chipper or someone like that.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Beau, Nope

  68. Grey's da man! says:
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    does farnsworth get the closing job when he comes back?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Grey’s da man!, Nope

    • Carnac says:
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      @Grey’s da man!, I don’t think he gets a chance unless Rodney falters.

    • Pops says:
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      @Grey’s da man!, I think that Maddon will let Rodney run with the job. Amazing what they do to used and tired arms down there in Tampa.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Yup… Then next year someone else will appear outta nowhere…

  69. herschel says:
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    @Grey: appreciated the Girls reference. big debate on our league chatboard this season was Girls vs season two of Game of Thrones. Girls won out in a vote of 7-5. not sure if i should be admitting this in a public forum. were you a fan of the show?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, was totally surprised how much I liked it… So many reasons for me to not like it too… The fact that it’s basically a young sarcastic Sex in the City… The fact the girl who created it is like 24 and I don’t want to see a bunch of rich kids who had famous parents succeed… Yet, I liked it…

  70. Grey's da man! says:
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    scott diamond a good streaming option tomorrow at Pit?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not bad, depends on your options…

      • Grey's da man! says:
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        @Grey, volquez home vs rangers, leake at cleveland..pretty thin. Of course I don’t have to stream anyone, but had an open roster spot after streaming a hitter today (12 team roto, 1500 inning cap)

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I wouldn’t stream anyone then…

        • Grey's da man! says:
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          @Grey’s da man!, also there is eovaldi who pitches wednesday at seattle, milone at home vs LAD, bedard home vs twins, mazzaro at astros. Those actually look much better, can you rank the top 2 please?

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Milone, Volquez…

  71. Cheese says:
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    Trying to obtain Greinke. Which combination of my pitchers would you NOT give (looking to give 2 for 1): CJ Wilson, Anibal Sanchez, James McDonald, Max Scherzer, and Jonathon Niese. Or would any combination work?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I wouldn’t give Wilson and Anibal together…

  72. 240p says:
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    What to do with Jarrod Parker. Keeper. Hold or trade?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  73. Fitz says:
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    Grey, should I deal Hosmer/Plouffe for Adrian Gonz? I can pick up Cozart to replace Plouffe.

    • Cheese says:
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      @Fitz, I would

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take A-Gon..,

  74. frog says:
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    grey, i’m debating staring Minor in ny tonight. am i crazy?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not completely…

      • chata says:
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        @Grey,

        you’re both bonkers .

  75. Adam says:
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    In a 3 year-14 team-5×5 dynasty type format, would you trade Pedroia for Trout straight up? I have no backup 2B and the wire options are the likes of Walker, Beckham, Herrera….

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Trout…

  76. Brian says:
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    Hey Grey,

    Do you think Edwin Encarnacion for Austin Jackson is fair in an AL only 10 teamer?

    Thanks,

    Brian

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Edwin…

  77. Nonstoptalk says:
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    @Grey

    Can I get some thoughts on Will Middlebrooks? I own him in a keeper league (would be able to keep him for 3 more years as my 23rd round pick) and have been using him as a Utility/Bench guy. Not looking to drop him right not but at the moment he seems like my teams weakest link. Right now my 5 keepers are looking like Granderson/Bautista/Belt/ J. Montero/A. Sanchez. Does that make Middlebrooks expendable or would he have potential to bump Belt or Montero? Nobody seems interested in trading for him so I’m thinking I may still be putting too much value on his
    hot start.

    Thanks in Advance.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I don’t think he’s in your keeper picture right now… He was playing over his head a bit when he first came up and now the league has adjusted to him…

  78. Nostradamus says:
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    Oh if I had a dollar everytime you said “I told you” I’d be quite happy, but not as happy as I’d be if i had a dollar everytime you are wrong:

    Curtis Grandeson: 2012 baseball Schmohawk
    21hr, 40rbi, 47 runs

    Michael Bourn: 2012 baseball Schmohawk
    .313-6-21-44-17

    Justin Verlander: 2012 baseball Schmohawk
    2.66era, 0.97 whip, 103 k’s

    M.Olivo: 2012 sleeper
    .212-5-15-15

    Brennan Boesch: 2012 sleeper
    .240-7-26 rbi

    Ubaldo jimenez: 2012 sleeper
    5.00 era, 1.59 whip

    Derek Holland: 2012 sleeper
    5.10 era

    jhoulys Chacin: 2012 sleeper
    7.30 era, 1.86 whip

    Tim Stauffer: 2012 sleeper
    5.40 era, 2.00 whip (i know its just one start, but hey i can cherry pick stats too!

    Johnathan Sanchez: 2012 sleeper
    5.93 era, 1.85 whip

    Mike Minor: 2012 sleeper
    6.01 era, 1.42 whip

    homer bailey: 2012 sleeper
    4.03, 1.29

    Brent Morel: 2012 sleeper
    .177 avg, 0 hr, 5 rbi hehe

    Jose Tabata: 2012 sleeper
    .234, 8 steals

    Yonder Alonzo: 2012 sleeper
    2 hr, 17 rbi

    Alex Presley: 2012 sleeper
    .225-5-12..6 steals

    Chris Heisey: 2012 sleeper
    1 hr, 12 rbi

    Carlos Gomez: 2012 sleeper
    .266, 7 steals, 15 runs and you could have him instead of bourn!

    Ian Stewart: 2012 sleeper
    .201, 5 hr

    I’ll list more tomorrow

    • Prezii says:
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      @Nostradamus, wait.. you really went into the archives half way thru the season to call out a couple bad projections? You really wasted ur time doin that? If youre gonna get butthurt over ppl giving you off projections, do ur own research! The greatest thing about this is you wasted 30 minutes of your day to do this andddd….. NO BODY CARES! Haaaaa

    • chunk says:
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      @Nostradamus, If Grey got every single projection spot on I have a feeling he would be on Wall St. instead of a fantasy baseball blog. Individual projections are worthless relative to the overall strategies and tiers that he provides, in my opinion. Using the resources here and a little bit of my own noggin and I’m in 1st, 1st, and 3rd in my 3 competitive leagues.

      Keep up the great work Grey

      • Prezii says:
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        @chunk, this guy is obviously just butthurt cuz he drafted this whole team… Seriously you clown, ya listed three guys he said was gonna do bad and they are havin decent seasons… Then you go on to list 10 “sleepers” who suck this year. theyre sleepers moron.. i throw darts at a board of hyped players and thats how you get sleepers.. if you drafted chacin, ian stewart, bailey or gomez before the 10th round, ur an idiot. They are called sleepers, you pick a couple and roll with em. Ya dont draft every single guy listed.. damn..

    • beardcrabs says:
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      @Nostradamus, if you don’t have haters, you ain’t doin’ it right…

    • L-Boogie says:
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      @Nostradamus, You’re totally entitled to your opinion. But I just wonder. If you think Grey gives such terrible advice and makes terrible predictions, why do you even bother reading?

  79. Ryan says:
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    Viciedo was dropped…..plays next 6 at home…would u pick up over tori hunter?
    Thinking due for hot streak again
    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d go with Hunter…

  80. pipa says:
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    So my team has been middle of the pack all year….I’m in 8th in a 14 team H2H….9×9 scoring….R, H, 2B, 3B, RBI,HR, SB, AVG, OBP, W, L, ERA, WHIP, K, CG, QS, SV, HLD…..

    This is my team:

    C- J Montero
    1B-Dunn
    2B-Kipnis
    3B- Seager ( Longo on DL)
    SS- Al Ram
    OF- Bruce
    OF- J Upt
    OF Jennings
    UT-Harper
    UT- Duda
    B-Saunders
    B- Belt
    B-M Reynolds
    B- R Weeks

    SP- Bumgarner
    SP- Greinke
    RP- Frieri
    RP- R Soriano
    P- A Reed
    P- S Burnett
    P- Romero
    B- Fiers
    B- Niese
    B- Kuroda
    B-Fister

    I’ve been receiving some offers for Bruce and J Upt…..My SP has been doing pretty good, been getting low ERA and WHIP, just not a lot of QS…..I want to offer Harper up for another SP…..but a lot of people in my league don’t like Harper….Do you think I should trade Bruce or Jupt? Or just hold on my team? Where do you think I need to improve?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Your team doesn’t look bad, just looks like you have a few slumping guys… I’d trade Harper for a low number one, if I didn’t get that, I wouldn’t trade him…

  81. Prezii says:
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    Greyness, happy monday.. how you feel about the lefty bedard this week against MINN?? i swooped eovaldi over milone already im kinda up in the air about that.. we’ll see… Im about to stream “hella” people this week! Hahaa

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I wouldn’t start Bedard… I’d go with Eovaldi over him… Happy Monday!

      • Prezii says:
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        @Grey, thank you sir! I will steer clear of the dard..

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem…

  82. chata says:
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    @ Grey :

    am hating on that ‘cruise like a norwegian’ ad , for the past couple of days .
    every log-on , every post , every re-fresh …. over and over .
    the only solution is to hunt it down (top right-hand side) and find the mute .

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ugh, sorry about that… I’ll have it removed…

    • chunk says:
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      @chata, Leeeeeet’s go!

  83. Grey, Paulino is back next Monday. Worth a pickup over Dubront, Kuoda or Niese? Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Over Doubront…

  84. Manute BOLogna says:
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    What do you think of Samarzija for rest of season?

    Should he stay on rosters or is he a streamer if the likes of Nova, Pettitte, (and lesser Burnett, Doubrount and a bunch of schmohawks), etc are available on the wire for starts?

    He’s had a rough couple of starts in interleague but as a positive he plays in the NL Central, where 60% of the teams have no offense…too bad he can’t play against his own team though.

    I like your blurb on Sherzer…he’s like playing russian roulette

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, Samardzija looks looks like an extreme homeschooler… I’d hold him if I could…

  85. Ryan says:
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    Seager struggling….would u drop for mark Reynolds hoping he gets it going now?
    For viciedo ?
    Or hold?
    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      For Reynolds…

  86. NyJacobs says:
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    Grey,

    believe in rasmus? someone offered me rasmus 4 my broxton have ernesto, reed, jansen, marmol already

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Rasmus there…

  87. Zeke says:
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    Hey Grey. We sonofabenched Latos last week and he looked pretty good. He gets the exact same match up with Cleveland and Lowe tonight. Do we push our luck or sit him again? Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’m starting him and am not excited about it…

    • beardcrabs says:
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      @Zeke, so much for this ass clown… him and Max Scherzerphrenic…

      • Zeke says:
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        @beardcrabs, Yep. He’s dead to me.

  88. Yuuuuup! says:
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    Adam Jones or Justin Upton, ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Jones

  89. Grey's da man! says:
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    with doumit being the creeper of the week and JP struggling, would you add doumit and drop JP?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, I could see that switch…

  90. Melvin Emanuel says:
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    @Grey

    4 pitchers this past WEEK left the game early due to an injury on one of my teams (Beachy, Morrow, Norris, Colon). Needless to say I’m scrambling to keep my head above water.

    1) McCarthy a good 2 start pick up this week v. Dodgers and Giants?

    2) Only 1 DL spot and I’m hanging onto Santos. Should I? Closers consist of Frieri, Clippard, and Wilhelmsen so its not the most secure situation.

    3) Streamer for Wednesday: Eovaldi @OAK, Masterson v. CIN, Gee v. BAL

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1) yup 2) I’d lose Santos 3) Eovaldi

  91. RussB says:
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    @Grey
    Would you do Anibel Sanchez vs Toronto, Colby Lewis vs Colorado or AJ Burnett vs Detroit? Leaning Sanchez? Gotta pick one.
    Thanks!

    Russ

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Go with Anibal…

  92. Carnac says:
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    Ryan Dempster placed on the DL… I hate it when that happens out of nowhere.

    • Prezii says:
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      @Carnac, Carnac will be placed on the DL retroactive june 14. Sorry man..

      • Carnac says:
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        @Prezii, But with the help of this bottle of bourbon I can play through anything!

        • Prezii says:
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          @Carnac, haha this is true my friend…. This is true… Bambino style!

          • Carnac says:
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            @Prezii, You and I are old school, play the game the right way, yadda…

            • Prezii says:
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              @Carnac, yee! If you aint drinkin, you aint tryin! Haha

  93. Commish Cauda says:
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    Can only start 3 of the following 4 in H2H-Points League, (W=7, L=-5, QS=5, S=5, Inn=1, SO=1, BB=-0.3, HA=-0.1, RA=-1)

    Anibal Sanchez vsTOR (Romero)
    Hector Noesi @ARI (Miley) & @SD (Marquis)
    Edwin Jackson @BAL (Chen)
    Kenley Jansen (@OAK, @LAA)

    I think it really comes down to Noesi (playing with fire) or Jensen (conservative).

    My opponent has 7 starts this week, (including a risky Minor @NYY and @BOS). I would have 9 starts if I went with Noesi.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Commish Cauda, Sit Noesi…

  94. chata says:
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    bench clearing brawl tonight at progressive field ?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @chata, Why?

      • chata says:
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        @Grey,

        lowe vs dusty

        • chata says:
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          (and latos)

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ah…

  95. Commish Cauda says:
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    Pick TWO to start this week H2H-Points, (SB=3, CS=-1)

    Rajai Davis (@MIL, @MIA)
    Gregor Blanco (@LAA, @OAK)
    Brandon Belt (@LAA, @OAK)
    Ben Revere (@PIT, @CIN)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Commish Cauda, Revere, Belt

  96. Prezii says:
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    Drop salty for soto? Kinda bleh and bleh… Although salty plays 6 in BOS so im thinking he can post sum goodies… I just answered my own question?

    • Prezii says:
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      Not only that i used a question to answer my own question.. do you question?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Prezii, Ha… I’d hold…

  97. JLeigh says:
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    Ichiro or Rasmus ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @JLeigh, Rasmus

  98. Steven says:
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    Grey-

    I offered Gio for Wright and the response was “This is not all Wright”…Kinda nervous to offer him for Longoria not knowing how he will produce after being out for so long. Owner that has HanRam is in last place and may switch his team up. Think I should make the offer or hold. Offense would be pretty beasty with HanRam….
    Team is—
    M.Montero,A.Pujols,I.Kinsler,J.Rollins,C.Headley (Weak spot),A.McCutchen,J.Bruce,B.Harper,A.LaRoche

    Lester,Bum,Lewis,Parker,Niese, and Fister. (W/O Gio),Soriano,Jansen,Freiri

    What do you think???

    Thanks so much Grey

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Steven, Gio for Hanley? I’d take Hanley…

  99. herschel says:
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    @Grey: with marcum and dempster both going down with mystery injuries, im left with either burnett vs det or zambrano @ bos for my final start in my weekly league. assuming burnett or do i just take the goose egg?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @herschel, Burnett

      • beardcrabs says:
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        @Grey, what happened to Marcum?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Elbow tightness…

        • Steve says:
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          @beardcrabs, Elbow tightness.

        • beardcrabs says:
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          @beardcrabs, nevermind found it… tight elbow… just traded Bourn for Marcum as well, isn’t that some shizz…

  100. Joe B says:
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    @Grey: Which two SP do you like best in a H2H league with HR allowed and K/BB as additional categories…?

    J Masterson
    T Cahill
    P Hughes
    I Nova
    J Hammel
    J Parker
    D Gee
    C Billingsley

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Joe B, Hammel, Cahill

      • Joe B says:
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        @Grey, All praise be to the Stache…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          @Joe B, No problem…

  101. Jack says:
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    Grey,

    I chose to hold on Kinsler with Kinsler for Kipnis really being the only deal breaker of a 3 player trade. Does he finish above the likes of Kinsler & Cano RoS or is the dude still playing above his head?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Jack, I don’t think he finishes above Cano or Kinsler…

      • Jack says:
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        @Grey,

        Thanks, Grey. That was fast.

      • Jack says:
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        @Grey,

        Apologies for not making this all into a single reply. Wanted to get your thoughts on a good vulture wins guy… Robbie Ross? I am next to last in Ws. And is Beachy worth a waiver claim?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, I’d grab Beachy…. Tim Collins…

  102. Joe B says:
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    @Grey: Is Kinsler for Gio an unfair trade?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d want Kinsler… It’s not unfair…

  103. Steve says:
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    Hello all. The Royals beat writer is telling me (well, not just me, but a bunch of other people too) on Twitter that Crow will get the save opp tonight should it come to that.

    More interesting is the news that Holland and/or Collins could be used as emergency OFs if necessary and big Johnny Brox could be used as a pinch hitter.

    I would so love to see that.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Please let this game go to extra innings…

      • Steve says:
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        @Grey, Apparently Broxton was hitting bombs in BP. Sure, it’s only BP, but still…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I faintly remember him being a Zambrano type bomber while on the Dodgers…

  104. Steve says:
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    Oh – and Kyle Drabek having TJ surgery tomorrow. Poor fella.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Steve, Yeah, sucks…

  105. chata says:
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    @Grey,

    he can use the extra 6-7 mph on his fastball .

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Whatever it takes…

  106. Eddy says:
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    So it somehow slipped my mind that I was acquiring Braun and thus have an open roster spot. Huzzah!

    Back to the pool, Grey.

    For overall production in the short term:

    B.Moss, D.Murphy, A.Gordon, I.Davis, G.Blanco, Revere.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gordon

  107. thegreater says:
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    Just lost Beachy to the DL. Had Fister stashed there and would need to activate him to clear space for Beachy. Also have Lester, A. Sanchez, Bumgarner and D Hudson.

    Would you drop any of them for Nova, Hughes or Chen?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d go with the arms I had…

  108. Steve says:
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    I know I asked this the other day (when I thought the Rasmus party might be over) but just want to revisit – do you prefer Belt or Rasmus going forward?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rasmus…

  109. Derrick says:
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    Hanley and Texiera for Kemp.

    Who wins?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hanley

      • Derrick says:
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        @Grey, What about Hanley and Tex for Kemp and Zimmerman?

        • Derrick says:
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          @Derrick, Jordan Zimmerman, that is.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          @Derrick, Hanley

  110. knighttown says:
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    I’ve been riding 1 short in the RP slot in my daily 12 teamer cause I’m 10/12 in saves. Not desperate to vulture for a day or two but if someone might have the job for a few weeks I’d make that play.

    Sooo…drop EverCab or Colvin (bench bats) for Perkins or Crow?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      EverCab for Perkins if you don’t need steals… Crow’s only closing tonight because yesterday’s game went into extras…

  111. Steve says:
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    Hmmmmm. Friend of Razzball Jason Collette just retweeted a report that Longo has just been pinch-hit for in his rehab game in Rochester…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Steve, Oh no

  112. Wilsonian says:
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    Shit. Longoria being pinch hit for right now. No clue why.

    • BigFatHippo says:
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      @Wilsonian, Ha, Steve beat you to the punch and he’s like…………hundreds of miles away from us

      • Wilsonian says:
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        @BigFatHippo, Haha. I know. That’s what I get for paying attention to my step daughter’s softball game. Last inning the pitcher threw 2 strikes to 10 batters. That’s brutal for a baseball purist like myself.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Wilsonian, Noooo

  113. Steve Stevenson says:
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    What do you make of Jennings – like him over Choo going forward?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Steve Stevenson, Yeah, much better…

  114. BigFatHippo says:
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    Does Yahoo even know Hammel exists? They haven’t had a little sticky note on him in 8 days, maybe they’re sticking all his notes on Hamels……………

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @BigFatHippo, He is the plural version….

  115. Goose says:
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    Mat Hate-os.

    • Goose says:
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      @Goose,

      So far: 2 IP, 4 ER, 2 HRs. Hate-os!

      • Steve says:
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        @Goose, At least his offense keeps picking him up…

        • Goose says:
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          @Steve,

          Truth.com. My Ludwick stream is going nicely: 2-for-2, 2 2Bs, 1 RBI, 1 R…

          • Prezii says:
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            @Goose, haha i just gave you kudos up there on ur earlier post. Wish i didnt waste 10 minutes searching for it and just went to the bottom first…

            • Goose says:
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              @Prezii,

              Ha – thx Prez!

    • Derrick says:
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      @Goose, and Derek lol….quite the matchup.

  116. smegma says:
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    Drop LaHair or Masterson (2 start streamer next week) for Rizzo? I already have 2 bench bats with D.Jennings and LaHair so not sure I want a third. I have Freeman at IF spot and his injuries are getting concerning so would like to have some insurance.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @smegma, LaHair

      • smegma says:
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        @Grey,

        Thanks for the reply…after what Latos is doing tonight his ass is next on the chopping block!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          @smegma, Oh, I’d lose him in most leagues…

  117. BigFatHippo says:
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    (ok, i can say it now, O’s finally got a hit and broke up the no-no)………….

    MY DICKEY JUST KEEPS GETTING BETTER!

    • Prezii says:
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      @BigFatHippo, guy is ridickeylous right now… Okay, yeah ur pitching well, but where the f*ck did these strikeouts come from?? Geezus…

      • BigFatHippo says:
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        @Prezii, No idea, but I’m riding……………ummm, forget it, not going there

  118. nightpandas says:
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    offered stubbs and WY chen for Latos and Belt. Gotta say no right?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @nightpandas, I’d take Stubbs…

  119. nightpandas says:
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    minor over bailey?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @nightpandas, Yeah

  120. Steve says:
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    Holy Ike Davis.

    • Steve says:
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      @Steve, And Dickey started it with a single to open the inning.

      Of course he did.

    • Prezii says:
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      @Steve, that was someone else in an ike davis jersey…

  121. Jon says:
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    Mind to rank ROS? Ike Davis, Rasmus, LoMo, Fowler, Belt, Saunders

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Jon, Rasmus, Ike, Belt, Saunders

  122. Tony says:
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    grey- what do you think of Braun for Aroldis/Harper?

    RCL…. Always hate trading the better player, but aroldis is ABOUT as valuable as any pitcher, and Harpers a good fill in….? just gotta worry about that rookie wall. Or him playing so hard he hurts himself.

    Thoughts?

    • Tony says:
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      @Tony, im 3.5/10/8/9.5/10 in offense and 3/3/8/6/5 in pitching.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Tony, I’d want Braun…

  123. nightpandas says:
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    Stubbs/Chen vs Belt/Latos again. You are leaning Stubbs. What about in a keeper (keep 7)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @nightpandas, Belt

  124. Jon says:
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    Now for some pitchers ROS: Capuano, Pettitte, Oswalt, Minor, Milone, Delgado, Paulino, Cobb

    Thanks!

    • Jon says:
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      Throw Worley in there, too…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Jon, Capuano, Paulino, Oswalt, Pettitte

  125. royce! says:
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    I’d like to take this opportunity to thank Mat Latos for helping me avoid the stress of wondering whether or not I will lose ERA and WHIP this week. Nice to have that out of the way so early.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @royce!, Yeah, he’s a real mensch…

  126. royce! says:
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    Drop Morneau or Mini-Donkey for Ike?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @royce!, Morneau

  127. Ethan Stein says:
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    Krispie Young was dropped in my league – someone got fed up. I’m hurting for HR, RBI’s and Ave and he’s not providing either, but is there still potential there to pick him up or is he done for the season? 10 team league and already have Youk, and R Zimm on my roster (hence hurting for those 3 things). I have the #1 wire slot so he’d be mine.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Ethan Stein, I’d want to give him a bit more time… Over Youk, at least…

      • Ethan Stein says:
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        @Grey, So drop Youk and pick up Krispie? I can drop Oswalt or Cosart/D Gordon.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          @Ethan Stein, I’d drop Cozart if you have Gordon, you don’t need two MIs…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @herschel, HAHAHA

    • Prezii says:
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      @herschel, damn, shes bad…. Not nearly as “bad” as latos tho!

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        @Prezii, Amen, brother.

  128. Melvin Emanuel says:
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    @Grey

    Thoughts on Masterson v. Reds? Masterson has been dominant at home and versus RHH. Aside from Bruce and Votto, the line up seems very rhh heavy (Phillips, Cozart, Frazier, Meso, etc) so there could be potential for a good start. Stream and pray again (praying work well last time per your suggestion ha) or stay away. 10 team h2h.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Melvin Emanuel, Yeah, I would stream and pray…

  129. BigFatHippo says:
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    Tip of the hat to R. A. The middle name apparently is Amazing……..

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @BigFatHippo, For serious

  130. Joe says:
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    10 team keeper league, OBP instead of AVG, how do you rank these three ROS (not sure I could keep any of them): Ike Davis, Morneau, Mark Reynolds. All are available as FAs. Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Joe, Reynolds, Davis

  131. Holmes says:
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    Cespedes or LaHair?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cespedes

  132. Slappy Pappy says:
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    Bruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuce!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Get it!

  133. Steve says:
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    Right. Pull Garza from the game.

    NOW.

    • Slappy Pappy says:
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      @Steve, Blame that Konerko HR on US Cell. 400 ft to dead center, what a joke. Crayola Canyon laughs in its general direction.

      • Steve says:
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        @Slappy Pappy, Oh – I have Konerko in another league so I’m not so bothered about that!

        But they’re winning 12-3 and looking to score more – no need to expose Garza (who I have in the RCL) to any more damage ;-)

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Ha!

    • Steve says:
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      @Steve, That might be the first time an MLB manager ever listened to me.

      • Slappy Pappy says:
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        @Steve, Yeah, he was close to bad Garza there for a minute.

  134. letsgobravos says:
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    Braves blog just reported that Beachy has a UCL tear and is likely headed for TJS. Shitty news. Kid was quickly turning into an ace.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wow, that sucks…

  135. Trevor

    tggq21 says:
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    Dempster to the DL…. perfect timing ;)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, I know… BnY…

  136. Steve says:
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    Beachy has a partial tear. Getting a second opinion from the good Dr Andrews.

  137. letsgobravos says:
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    Lawrie w/ a slam and legs with a double. Really need this guy to get rolling. Very disappointing season thus far.

    • Steve says:
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      @letsgobravos, I’m up against Lawrie this week. Annoys the f*** out of me when a guy reaches on a fielder’s choice and then steals a base.

      Shouldn’t count for fantasy purposes!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, wouldn’t be bad thing at all…

    • Wilsonian says:
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      @Steve, yep…not good news. Good thing Aramis hit a HR for me in his place tonight. At least takes the sting out for a few mintues.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Dammit!

  138. Wilsonian says:
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    I know Doumit is a Creeper of the Week. But I’m kinda digging Sotomayor. You think I should hop aboard that train, or hold tight?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, hold for now…

  139. Wilsonian says:
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    Oh, and I’m not sure I’ve mentioned this lately, but I really like that Brandon Phillips fellow.

  140. Wilsonian says:
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    One more thing, should I choo choo choose Choo over Rios?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d go with Rios over Choo…

  141. Eddy says:
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    Grey, toying with an idea of a big trade (usually happens when Mondays get off to a shitty start — thanks for the pitchers duel, Jerome and Cain!)

    In a 12-team OBP keeper league

    I give: CarGo (can be kept in 7th round next year and that’s it)
    Ellsbury (can be kept in 3rd round next year and that’s it)

    for Trout (kept from 23rd and inflates until 2015)

    …..I didn’t imagine it being that obvious after seeing it in writing. Trout, right?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha… I’d want CarGo…

  142. Jon says:
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    Rank ROS: Milone, Minor, Cobb

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Milone, Cobb

  143. Steve says:
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    OMFG. I have Myers and Latos on one of my teams…

    • Eddy says:
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      @Steve,

      Not on same team, but I have Filthy, Latos, Myers, Jerome and Cain all littered on different teams. Not a single team did well for me. I will now forget baseball for one week until my match ups are over.

    • royce! says:
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      @Steve, I do too! This is fun, commiserating! And I just noticed the root of that word! MISERY.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        royce!, nice!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Hey, that looks like it’s your last name…

          • royce! says:
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            @Grey, middle name “so”?

            Which is unlike my h2h ERA so far this week: 23.14. Not so nice!

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              I like it… Feels like it needs punctuation though…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Dah…

    • Abdoozy says:
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      @Steve,

      Omfg is right.. My two pitchers today, so far: Dickey and Myers. Watching my ERA go from 0.00 to 4.66 in 37 pitches is no fun.
      Having it happen when it wasn’t even a save opportunity is worse. Wtf was Myers even doing pitching the top of the 9th in a 9-2 game? Is this related to that contract deal that will supposedly keep him from going anywhere as a closer?

      FMFBBL… With my luck Fieri will come in for a save op tonight and rupture a fastball muscle on the first pitch.

      • Cyr says:
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        @Abdoozy, Yea I feel ya. I had Dickey’s gem nullified by Latos today… Can’t complain too much though, my team’s WHIP is still 0.85 all things considered…

  144. Cyr says:
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    Hi all,

    Should I lose Arencibia for Saltalamochaccino?

    Also, pick one of the following SP going forward:

    Jarrod Parker, Alex Cobb, Homer Bailey, and Felipe Paulino

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure, go with Salty…. Parker…

  145. Cole says:
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    Lonnie and Aramis both homered tonight, but who do I start tomorrow!? I feel like the prettiest girl at the shitty CI Ball.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HA! I’d go with Aramis…

  146. letsgobravos says:
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    Son of a bitch re: the 5 ERs Meyers gave up. Why the fuck do managers bring their closers in with a 7 run lead?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      So effin’ annoying…

    • Abdoozy says:
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      @letsgobravos, Maybe they assume their allegedly best reliever won’t blow a seven run lead? Myers had only allowed 5 ER all season in 25 appearances.

      His ERA went from 1.99 to 3.86 in about 15 minutes of torture. Have to think a bunch of GMs are having second thoughts about trading for him.

      I’ve been trying to decide who to lose when Storen comes off the DL. I have Fieri and Cook along with Myers. He might have made the choice easier for me tonight.

  147. Prezii says:
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    Trout 3 SB’s in the 4th… Damn…

    • @Mr Baseball, Looks like a year on the DL in my dynasty league

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, uninvited…

  148. Steve says:
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    You can’t steal 1st, Ever-Cab…

  149. Steve says:
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    What are the chances of Belt sitting against CJ Wilson tomorrow?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Doubtful, but can’t read what’s in Bochy’s big head…

      • Steve says:
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        @Grey, Man – he’s making it hard for me to drop him for Rasmus.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          @Steve, I know… Best thing to happen to my RCL team all year… Sadly…

          • Steve says:
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            @Grey, Would you drop Plouffe (ewww!) to grab Rasmus? Or are they kind of the same player (for all intents and purposes) right now?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Ha! I’d want Rasmus…

          • Steve says:
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            @Grey, Supplementary question – assuming you own both, do you play Plouffe over KJ at 2B right now?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Over KJ, yeah…

  150. royce! says:
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    Perhaps Ryan Cook can break the A’s of their crappy closer ways. If not, they could always hire this guy:

    http://tinyurl.com/83faqnp

    • chata says:
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      @royce!,

      wow .
      that’s quite a racket .
      $100 for a t-shirt .

    • Steve says:
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      @royce!, So cool.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wow, only $99…

    • Abdoozy says:
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      Vintage 50s? Um no.

      The A’s were in KC until 1968 iirc.

      eBay description hype.. It’s a beautiful thing..

  151. royce! says:
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    Or for only $50 you could get this ironic gem: http://tinyurl.com/7o9qoxk

    In case it’s not apparent, that shirt was made prior to 2003

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wow, who knew the market was so huge for throwback junky baseball tees…

  152. Terrence Mann says:
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    Best cycle involving a Hill since Paul Newman had Katherine Ross get on the handlebars.

    • Steve says:
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      @Terrence Mann, Nice reference. What a great scene.

      • Terrence Mann says:
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        @Steve, Thanks! Glad somebody got it…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Terrence Mann, Well played

      • Terrence Mann says:
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        @Grey, Heh. I was just thinking in terms of them riding on a Hill. Totally forgot about George Roy. I guess that works, too…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          See that… Clever pours out of you and you don’t know it sometimes…

          • Terrence Mann says:
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            @Grey, Maybe for you. Unfortunately, I’m never with food.

  153. ThE sHiT says:
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    Traded away Gio, just lost Beachy. Bauer needs to get his up here pronto!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @ThE sHiT, Miley’s not helping…

  154. Hats for Bats says:
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    Grey – Doubront is available on waivers. Drop Tim Hudson, Samardzja, Big Z for him ROS non-keeper?

    • Hats for Bats says:
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      @Grey, PS – in my deep rostered 10 team, if I have flexibility (sigh, currently holding Bauer) when should I think about stashing Hultzen too? My opponents are cuthroat?!?

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        I’d wait another week…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Z

  155. Grey's da man! says:
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    Just traded uggla and axford for Cano. Need biggest help in avg, runs and SB’s. I’, thinking of trying to flip Cano for someone now. Can you look at my team and see what player I should target that would balance my team out?

    C: C Santana
    1B: M Reynolds (just dropped freeman)
    2B: Cano
    3B: Moose
    SS: Asdrubal
    OF: Braun
    OF: Bruce
    OF: Cruz
    Util: Rasmus
    Util: Revere
    Bench: Saunders
    DL: Longo

    SP: Bum
    SP: Gio
    SP: J Zimm
    SP: Garza
    SP: D Hudson
    SP: Anibal
    SP: Oswalt
    P: Janssen
    P: Wilhelmson
    P: League
    P: David Robertson
    P: F Rodriguez

    Thanks as always!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      What’s wrong with Cano?

      • Grey's da man! says:
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        @Grey, nothing at all. But do you think flipping him for something like kinsler + an upgrade in outfield is better for my team? To get more speed..

  156. Mrobs says:
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    evening grey… vance worley for mark reynolds. who ya got?

  157. Steve says:
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    Would LOVE a pinch-hit donk from Howie here. Right before I drop him…

    • Steve says:
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      @Steve, Makes the decision easier.

    • Cyr says:
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      @Steve, If you would have dropped him first, he probably would have homered o.0

      • Steve says:
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        @Cyr, Curses! Why didn’t I think of that?

  158. TomtheBod says:
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    Sonofa Beachy. Haha. That shizz funny.

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