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Max Scherzer has heterochromia, which is a condition where one eye is a different color than the other.  Here’s a picture of him.  Christopher Walken, Kiefer Sutherland, Mila Kunis, Kate Bosworth, to name a few, also have this condition.  Doesn’t this seem like something that at some point will be the “it thing?”  I could totally see teenagers in the future riding their hoverboards and wearing only one colored contact.  Then further down the line the government will require everyone to have different colored eyes and teenagers with the same colored eyes will rise up to overthrow the government, only to be thwarted because some counter-terrorism organization supplied the teens with marijuana and a new “awesome” video game.  Actually, I’m kinda surprised this hasn’t happened yet.   With my deep, dark, mysterious, cock-eyed peepers, I looked into Scherzer and decided he’s been the 3rd best pitcher in baseball so far, if you throw out his ERA (the 2nd best is Anibal and 4th best is Burnett).  Sure, when one looks cock-eyed at things, they cherry-pick stats and throw out common sense.  Still, Scherzer has been fantastic.  His K-rate of 11.26 is fifth in the league.  His walk rate is 24th.  Besides Peavy, Scherzer is the only one in the top 24 with a 9+ K-rate and a walk rate that low.  Basic math:  if you strikeout people and don’t walk them, great things will happen.  Scherzer has been better than F-Her, only F-Her has an ERA of 1.53 and Scherzer’s is at 3.98.  Fantasy baseballers (<–Grand Dame Albright’s term!) tend to overrate recent past results and ratios they can understand like ERA.  If someone in your league thinks Scherzer is nothing but a #2 or 3 with good Ks, they’re wrong as no rain.  I’d pursue Scherzer quickly before his ERA turns around like a dramatic prairie dog.  Anyway, here’s some more players to buy or sell this week in fantasy baseball:

Psyche!  Before we get into today’s Buy/Sell, I just wanted to announce we have something huge coming on Monday.  I’m not going to get into specifics, but you’ll start to see it take root this weekend.  Get excited, it’s a good surprise.  Anyway, here’s the Buy/Sell:

BUY

Yasmani Grandal – The off-Broadway production of OBPwulf, begins with Grandal talking a walk.  He then stands on first for nine innings waiting for a Padres hitter to get him to 2nd base.  It’s an existential play that an audience doesn’t applaud at as much as sigh.  (Since I’ve never read Beowulf or Waiting for Godot, I’m going by the plot of Waiting for Guffman.  I’m cultured like yogurt!)

Ryan Doumit – In the 1940’s, someone commented on this blog that they were thinking of dropping Al Lopez for Clyde Kluttz, because they didn’t like the cut of Clyde’s jib or the way he kept inadvertently dropping pitches.  We laughed for days about that.  We will have similar guffaws if you ask me if you should drop catcher A for catcher B.

Brandon Belt – I was just thinking how “Bible Belt” would be a super easy one to get on Win, Lose or Draw.  Any hoo!  Belt has finally started to show power that he’s only hinted at in the past.  Put on you big boy pants and grab Belt.

Corey Hart – Not sure how he’s only owned in 28% of ESPN leagues, but when you factor in ESPN signs up 27,000 fake accounts to inflate their numbers, it kinda makes sense.

Emilio Bonifacio – Emily Goodface isn’t just another pretty face, he’s SAGNOF!

Derek Dietrich – Younotrich has been hitting in the meaty part of the Marlins lineup, which is like saying Ben Affleck is in the meaty part of Gigli.

Dee Gordon – He’s hitting .220 with 5 steals.  Over the course of the season, that’s about .185 with only 17 steals because there’s no way he’s going to keep the job all year hitting like this.  I’m not sure what happened to this young brother, but I do like him.  I just wouldn’t drop anyone too valuable for him.

Stephen Drew – In the top ten players that I don’t like on a personal level.  He’s joined by two members of his family, J.D. and Drew Barrymore.

Didi Gregorius – It looks like Father It Takes Time For Pitchers To Get A Read On A Guy is catching up to him as he starts to slow, but he’s still hitting and at the top of the lineup.  BTW, Father Time is sick of getting mail meant for Father It Takes Time For Pitchers To Get A Read On A Guy, he’s got no time for that.

Tyler Cloyd - Goes to Crayola Canyon next, i.e., the House That A Demented Unicorn Spit Up.

Brandon McCarthy – Goes Crayola Canyon next, i.e., the House That A Demented Unicorn Spit Up That The Taxpayers Paid For.  What would surprise you more within the next two years:  Lindsay Lohan dies of a drug overdose or Jeffrey Loria is on trial for tax evasion?  Tough call, right?

Zach McAllister – Okay, I basically just went to the Stream-o-Nator for a bunch of these.  McAllister gets the Mariners next.

Julio Teheran – After he was roughed up in his first few starts, he’s started to settle down.  I just wouldn’t settle too long on a chaise because the tide is rising and Beachy’s coming.

Jeff Locke – As with most of these guys, Locke gets a nice match-up next (the Astros).  Locke’s not a throwing smoke monster, but he’s fine for the match-up (at least I hope so since I grabbed him).

Jake Odorizzi – Since I highlighted Chris Archer the other day when I said who I’d grab with Price’s injury, I’ll bold up Odorizzi here.  It could still be either of them (or even Alex Colome).  Once one is announced, they are an immediate pick up.

Will Venable – His season stats right now are better than a lot of guys that you don’t even second guess having in your lineup.  His current average might drop down another ~20 points.  But you know I like him when I bring out the mustache symbol.

Oswaldo Arcia – Been going through the standard peaks and valleys of a rookie…4-for-5 with a homer one day, 0-for-4 the next day.  Basically Matt Wieters’s career game log.  I think Arcia will probably be a 27 homer guy as soon as next year, but he’s a hit or miss rookie right now.

Michael Brantley – I don’t love carrying bench bats, but I have been carrying Brantley for the last week (a long time in the world of Grey’s fantasy baseball rosterbating) because Tito tends to bench Brantley about once a week.  I need steals though, and I think Brantley could click at some point and get 10 homers and 35 steals.  With my luck, it’ll probably be next year.

Andy Dirks – Has three homers in the last ten days, and when you say his last name repeatedly it sounds like Dr. Evil dancing.

Avisail Garcia – Really needs Dirks or Don Kelly to go AWOLNATION before I’m screaming Avisail.

Dayan Viciedo – I almost made him the lede this week.  I’m most excited about picking him up.  There’s a chance here for 27-30 homers and a doable average.  Before you say I’m crumby with crackers, he had 25 homers last year and has 4 homers in 19 games already this year.  As long as his average doesn’t drop into the gutter, you’re gonna wish you grabbed him.

Domonic Brown – He still has a while to go before getting the record for most consecutive Buy column appearances.  Ty Wigginton in the summer of 2010 has that shizz on lock at, like, 8 weeks.  (Sorry about the vague record keeping.  Our record keepers are a bunch of monkeys.  Literally, I have a rhesus monkey sitting next to me wearing a Wigginton jersey with the number 8.  That’s all I’m going on.)

John Mayberry Jr. – Batting 8th is death in the NL, but so is not breathing and that didn’t stop Bernie Lomax from being a hit at parties.

Adam Eaton – In the preseason, I said a lot about Eaton, but here’s a key part — “Adam Eaton, Josh Rutledge, Manny Machado, Aroldis, Todd Frazier and Paul Goldschmidt.  Search for each of their names on the top right and see what I’ve harped on.  I love them all. ”  Do you see the company I was putting him in?  He was one of my “I got a crush on you” guys prior to his injury.  Now is the time to stash him.

SELL

Carlos Beltran – I could’ve put Nelson Cruz here too.  One has ten homers and the other has 11 homers, and if you were to get 27-plus homers from either, then my name isn’t Dr. Grey Tupac Albright.

Josh Donaldson – I feel like Donaldson won’t even be ownable in some leagues in the 2nd half of the year, so if you can get a piece for him now, I’d listen to offers.  It seems like you found a corner infidel that you’re gonna love long time, but at the end of the year when he has 17 homers, 5 steals and a .265 average, you’re gonna yawn.  Here’s an example:  I’d take Todd Frazier for Donaldson.

Shelby MillerNOOOOOOOO!!!  Your Sell smells like Abe Vigoda’s ass.  I got a show for you to watch, Blow Me Miller’s Awesome.  I hate you!  Whoa, sorry, Random Italicized Voice, this isn’t for keepers and I still like Miller a lot, but he’s pitching over his head right now.  I DON’T WANT TO HEAR YOUR CAVEATS!  YOU COULDN’T JUST SAY TO SELL VERNON WELLS?!  OR JAMES LONEY?!  Wow, never heard you this upset before.  You hurt me.  I own Miller in a couple of leagues, and I’m not selling him for even ninety-eight cents on the dollar, but his ERA is at 1.40.  C’mon.  He’s more like a 3.50 ERA guy.  There’s a fairly large gap there between what is and what will be.  Don’t sell him for your mom’s leftover pot roast, but I’d listen to offers.

From Around The Web

  1. Greyismyhero says:
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    12 Team standard H2H:

    Drop Rutledge for Peralta?
    Drop Kazmir for Liriano?

    Smoke it up!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold… Sure…

    • Brian bushman says:
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      @Greyismyhero: traded Shelby and wieters for posey after doing utley for price and kipnis 2 weeks ago!!! FACT!!

  2. Trevor

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    Grey, Beltran for Yu ? Yu obviously wins this right?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, Yu…

  3. Jacks says:
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    Trade Cishek for Henderson or Valverde?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Definitely

  4. Tom C says:
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    @Grey: Please rank: McCarthy, Jose Fernandez, AJ Griffin, Morrow

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Jo-Fer, Griffin, McCarthy

  5. zzzzzz says:
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    Give Shelby for Schezer?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

  6. Zeke says:
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    Do you like Viciedo in points leagues, or does he K too much? Seems to be improving, but only a small sample size. I could drop Joyce for Dayan, right? Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d drop Joyce for him…

  7. VEEP says:
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    EJAX against the Mets and Harvey?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

  8. Wake Up says:
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    Please not a get ready for the slideshows type surprise…..

    Edit* Mila Kunis

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup, fixed it… Thanks!

      • Wake Up says:
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        @Grey: So…it’s not a get ready for slideshows type surprise is it?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nah, no slideshows… A top 20 sexiest Goldschmidt poses may be in the works at some point…

          • Wake Up says:
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            @Grey: Finally!

            • fri-guy says:
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              @Wake Up: damn, no slideshows. I was holding out for the 31 Hottest Razzball WAGs. Guess I’ll have to keep skinemax.

              on a happier note, just traded harvery + carpenter for kemp + trumbo.

              • Wake Up says:
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                @fri-guy: Just put helium in mine…she’s high as f*ck…

                well played.

  9. Henkels says:
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    Been carrying Ryan Howard as a bench bat, but he’s been killing me as it’s an OBP and batter K’s league. I have a slight need for speed. Would you recommend dropping for Veneable or McLouth?If you could pick two between Rutledge, Johnny Peralta, and Kelly Johnson?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d hold Howard… Rutledge, Johnson…

  10. royce! says:
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    Deal Berkman and Peavy for Scherzer in a league that also counts OBP, XBH, and K/BB? Could also try Kelly Johnson (the guy with Scherzer is in dead last because he has a lot of slumpy dudes like Sickie and the Mouse (Moustakas’ more fitting nickname))…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Scherzer… Sure, you can send Kelly too if you think it helps…

  11. Tim says:
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    Is Chris Davis a huge upgrade over Garret Jones ROS?
    Thinking of trying to trade Davis while hot and replace him with Jones
    Would use Davis to get a top pitcher

  12. El Famous Burrito says:
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    Well I’ll just take these home, run them over with a fine tooth comb, cross the “t”s and dot the… lower case “j”s.

    12-team dynasty: Adam Jones & Tommy Milone OR Des Jennings & Jon Lester?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Jones, it’s fair…

  13. Al says:
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    Was offered Gardner and D Holland for Kenley and Cuddyer. 6×6 with saves/holds, obp instead of avg and slg. Leaning towards keeping Kenley and Cuddyer but kinda need a SP and cuddyer doesnt sound good with his injury.

    Should I accept?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  14. Sky

    Sky says:
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    The Dayan walk stat is what’s making me buy him right now. Since returning from the DL, Dayan has 6 walks in 7 games. He had 28 total last year in 147 games. Not something fantasy players get excited about when they look at the stats but for him to stay in the lineup as a regular and a guy you can start to trust, he needs to up the OBP. Looks like he learned something during his time away so a 30 HR pace seems very possible.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agreed, if he’s walking, he could hit .270 which is basically Willingham-ish…

  15. Cory says:
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    Grandal or lucroy? Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lucroy, I’ll probably say Grandal in a week…

  16. Warren says:
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    Kipnis and Shelby enought for Cano?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Should be plenty…

  17. Tigres says:
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    Grey: Stop it! I’m trying to trade for Scherzer. Don’t blow my cover.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Mea culpa!

  18. Hondo says:
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    I thought Drew Barrymore was awesome in “Whip It”

    Would you drop her for the little Canadian chick?

    Or should I just go back to sleep and leave my roster alone?The Canadian chick doesn’t show up on Yahoo.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Don’t ever see Fever Pitch… Or Girls Riding On A Bus With Something Or Other…

      • Wake Up says:
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        @Grey: HA!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Or really anything she’s in besides Scream and ET…

      • c0wfunk says:
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        @Grey: worth seeing about 5 seconds of Drew in Boys on the Side. Probably could just go to Red Tube tho.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Wink, wink…Gotcha…

      • Hondo says:
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        @Grey:

        I’d still hit that like Miggy on a drunk spree.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Member her in Playboy, hello…

          • Hondo says:
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            @Grey:

            I missed that.Since the advent of internet porn,the only thing I need to read read is the Razzball forums.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Haha

            • Hondo says:
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              @Hondo:
              Read Read would almost be as good of a band name as whatever I double typed the last time.

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                You should just name bands for a living with typos… Easy money right there!

                • Hondo says:
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                  @Grey: @Grey:

                  I think I’ll call my next band Derp Derp,just to maintain consistency.

                  • Grey

                    Grey says:
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                    If it’s a typo, I like it…

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: firestarter was ok.

    • Men-in-Cleats says:
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      @Hondo:

      50 First Dates and The Wedding Singer were watchable despite the fact that Sandler is so hit or miss. Playboy pictorial was damn hot.

  19. c0wfunk says:
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    You starting Morrow tomorrow v Yanks? I’m borderline dropping him for McCarthy cuz I don’t want to lose anyone else..

    (Arcia, McLouth are last on the bench or maybe McCarthy tomorrow over Locke v Houston or Cashner v Wash?).

    So the easy question is .. McCarthy over Morrow, Arcia, McLouth, Locke, or Cashner, if I was going to make it happen tonight?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d grab McCarthy…

      • c0wfunk says:
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        @Grey: Yes, but who would you drop? :) Thanks!

  20. Wake Up says:
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    Spoiler alert…Godot don’t never show yo…he ain’t going out like no Willie Lump Lump…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Don’t ruin it! BTW, Ike Davis — Strikeout.

      • Wake Up says:
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        @Grey: I dropped him…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I picked him up twice and dropped him twice. Using a 12 waiver claim just to get his hopes up…

          • Wake Up says:
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            @Grey: good…I hope it teaches him a lesson…his in the FA pool right now…maybe I’ll help him put his floatees on his ankles…

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              They’re water wings, not water weights!

              • fri-guy says:
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                @Grey: i’ve been back and forth between hosmer, BJK (upton), and ike davis for the last month like they were female friends in college. A bad BJ makes me feel dirty and I’m good without taking a load of Ks, hosmer I keep on waiting to love me back and it never happens (but i still keep hoping), and davis b/c when he’s hot, it’s a great time!

                i moved on and traded for kemp and i’m good.
                except..hey, eric, don’t lose my number, k?

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  HA…

      • Wake Up says:
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        @Grey: btw….who here does NOT have a school pic in Z cavariccis with a mullet?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You’re getting IP blocked if you don’t…

          • Wake Up says:
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            @Grey: Ha!

            • fri-guy says:
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              @Wake Up: i never rocked the mullet. i rocked black z-cavs, a poofy purple button down, and hair that was finely sculpted with mousse. if saved by the bell needed an extra, i was living on-call.

  21. Greg says:
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    Ummm, in case nobody else noticed, Adam Eaton stole 4 bags in 3 games in the minors and is suddenly hitting like he means bidness.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He all about his bidness!

  22. herschel says:
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    @Grey: weekly roto, my miller/rutledge for scherzer/desmond? keeper caveat, i could keep miller next year in round 15 if i dont trade him.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Desmond side for this year, depends on other factors if it’s a keeper…

  23. Jack Full of Hate says:
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    that generation of teens theme music will be a hip hop remake of huey lewis’s “I want a new drug”

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Why hasn’t anyone done this yet?

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Grey: jack full of good ideas

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Peach, 70/30, Mt. Baker Vapor

          • Frank Grimes says:
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            @Grey: did vapor really help u quit smoking?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, it’s terrific… Don’t even like the smell of smoke anymore…

              • Frank Grimes says:
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                @Grey: is it expensive vs smokes? what’s best way to get started? I tried the fake cig before lasted like three days.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  It’s more expensive to start but then is much cheaper in the long run… You buy a $75 or so thing up front and then you just buy $10 vapor that lasts about a week… I’d google word up e-cig… That’s who my mom uses through the mail… She smoked for forty years and quit for about nine months now…

  24. MattW says:
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    Grey,

    Re: Selling Miller

    In a redraft league, I have Miller, Scherzer, Peavy, Kuroda, Cingrani & Medlen

    Any thoughts on a couple of SPs to target with Miller?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s tough to sell pitchers for pitchers… I’d take Cain…

      • MattW says:
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        @Grey:

        What about something like Miller and Alcides for Tulo and Gallardo?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d take Tulo…

  25. Doc Pounder says:
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    Posey, C.Davis, Kinsler, Zobrist, Beltre, Cutch, A. Jones, Choo, start all the time. 2 UT are taken from Crawford, Rutledge, Freeman, L Cain,and Berkman.
    Latos, Zimm, Miller, Baily, Milone, YoGa, Cingrani, Beachy(DL)
    Wilhem, Street, Janssen
    6×5 (Hits) 10 team mixer. 1st place overall (by a decent amount)
    Sitting 8th in K’s, and 9 steals away from 1st
    Should I just roll as is, or try something like Zobrist/Berkman/Miller for Segura/Verlander (or Cain) Fair? Any suggestions?
    Thanks again, your advice is always first rate.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Segura, but it’s not fair… Can try it though… Miller and Choo is fair… For Verlander/Segura…

  26. CWebb says:
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    Should I(attempt to)trade Corbin for Scherzer?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  27. Warren says:
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    Shelby or Hamels?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Miller

      • varys says:
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        @Grey:
        I love me some scherzer but wasn’t able to get him before he got moved for Alex Gordon. Mother of god … so much fury. The owner said he would trade scherzer straight up for hamels. So you would say the wait is over, and pass the cursed hamels along? We have QS for wins BTW, so the Detroit advantage would need to be mitigated too. 10 team H2H, and I have grienke, Kershaw, Hamels, Miller, Ryu, and Bailey.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d take Scherzer over Hamels…

  28. Brendan says:
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    Should I sell high on Shelby Miller? If so, who is a good SP to target? My other starting pitchers are Scherzer, Weaver, Lynn, Jaime Garcia, Cingrani, and Kennedy. I don’t know of Miller can keep this up, but I’m cautious trading my best pitcher so far this year.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cain is one guy to buy low on…

  29. cubbies299 says:
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    Arenado or Moreland? Who’s better longterm?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Arenado

  30. OaktownSteve says:
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    Donaldson is a real burr in your saddle ain’t he Albright?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I just think what he’s done so far doesn’t equate to what he will do, and people might be being misled…

  31. Jack Full of Hate says:
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    i got offered crash and vargas for max and samardjza with a side of meat stick for my starfish. your article proves my point in saying no and saves me from doing the prison walk

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Glad to help you avoid it…

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Grey: my cornhole says thank you

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I do what I can for what I can…

  32. Tom C says:
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    @Grey – 12 team league. Would you veto this trade: Ryan Zimmerman and Niese for Frazier and Tony Cingrani. Team giving Ryan Zimmerman needs a 1B as he has Ike Davis, but I still think this trade is outrageous.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I wouldn’t veto it…

  33. Swat290 says:
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    I’ve tried to sell Beltran for the last couple of years but nobody is buying. I don’t mind it so much as he is still contributing in a big way.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, if you can’t get anything worthwhile, no reason to force the issue…

  34. T Moore says:
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    Mr Gray: I wanted to say something,. but, I was posting so much other nonsense. I didn’t have room..

    Your Nancy Drew detective references on your S. Drew comment a couple days ago sent me reeling … My sister had a ton of those back about 1950s… Being the last child, – repressed sibling bitterness flowing out now, I got all the hand-me-downs in the days of hand-me-downs… It was all there was to read at times – little chick books for a real boy’s boy – or so, it seemed to me.. Poor Steven Drew to be compared to that.. You have no mercy!!!!..

    Price to the DL with passing GO – not good IMO.. This could get really ugly… How many triceps injuries have you heard of lately??

    A Ram – the missile is fueling up early this year… Early buy pick??

    Is Peralta for real… How much longer can he last… He has to take a breath up there soon and when he does… Can you say crash!!!

    FBB is fun… You have a great job

    • T Moore says:
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      @T Moore: Without passing GO

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Price is not good at all, hoping for best… Alexei looks okay for speed and counting stats but the power hasn’t shown yet… Peralta could be okay, hopes aren’t that high… I never read a Nancy Drew book…or have I?!

    • JoeC says:
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      @T Moore: I also had an older sister who had the Nancy Drew books. I was a pencil-head, so I would read anything I could get my hands on. I absolutely devoured those books! I remember thinking they were pretty good… and they didn’t make me feel un-manly in any way.

      Now the one-sie I was wearing while reading… that’s another story.

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @JoeC: i also read the shit outta those books when i was 8.

  35. Grandal-iose? says:
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    Sal or Grandal ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Perez

  36. Pat says:
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    In a standard 5×5 + OBP, 2B’s, K’s and L’s, QS’s, and K/BB, I got offered Scherzer and BJ Upton for my Bumgarner and Venable. Thinking about taking it. Thoughts?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Scherzer

  37. Aero says:
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    Having a hard time figuring out what Shelby would be worth. Votto (doubtful?)? Adam Jones? J. Upton? Or are we talking more like Billy Butler here?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Butler is reasonable…

  38. c0wfunk says:
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    Assuming Odorizzi gets the call, you like him or Lindblom for Monday? Lindblom has fairly decent stats this year in the PCL..

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Odorizzi

  39. Hondo says:
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    Shelby Shelby for Cain Cain ROS?

    (BTW,I copyright all these names,it’s a bad habit I picked up in the ’80’s when I missed out on McDonalds.com)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha… Cain…

  40. Mike says:
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    Better C pickup Grandal or Pierzynski?

    Also how would you rank these SP againt each other for a dynasty league?.. Stras, Jo-Fer, Shelby, Ryu, Cashner, Brett Anderson.

    Thnx!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Stras, Miller, J-Fer… Grandal

  41. Hi Grey — one last multi-part question, mostly inspired by the Buy/Sell, before the weekend break (all questions in one of two 14-team redraft leagues):

    1. Permission to drop Ike for Corey Hart? I’ve also got Hosmer and Moreland at 1B/UTIL.

    2. Personal dislike of Drew aside, is this the right order for these M.I.? Espinosa > Dee > Drew > Dietrich?

    3. Who do you prefer over the next couple of weeks between Dirks and Jon Jay?

    4. I think my worst two pitchers are Morrow and Casher. Would you drop either for any of McCarthy, Niese, Tehran, Jerod Parker, or Milone?

    Looking forward to Monday’s announcement … good luck with it this weekend.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure… Order looks right… Jay…

      • @Grey: Thanks, Grey … on the pitchers would you hold Morrow and Cashner over the bunch of waiver options?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Maybe, no way to answer that without know options…

          • @Grey: I was referring to No. 4 in the original question. The worst two pitchers on the staff are Morrow and Casher, and the best of the waiver options are:

            McCarthy
            Niese
            Tehran
            Jerod Parker
            Milone.

            Best to hold? Or would you trade any of them out?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Ah… Milone, Cashner…

        • Evil Grey says:
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          @Enrique: hold

  42. Art Vandelay says:
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    Would you sell Marte for Jay Bruce? My head tells me I should, but the random italicized voice inside me hates owning Jay Bruce, while Marte is fun and exciting! Or would it depend on needs? Do you think Marte is a sell high in general right now?

    Also, I am considering buying low on Hamels after reading Fangraphs’ explanation about how all is peripherals are pretty much in line with history. Any thoughts on this?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d go with Bruce… I wouldn’t buy Hamels…

  43. cubbies299 says:
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    Harper or Goldschmidt? Just got offered Harper for Goldy in a dynasty league. Both are on similarly great contracts

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Harper

  44. EJ says:
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    Would you drop Torii Hunter to make room for Eaton?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  45. Just making sure... says:
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    He gives Carlos Gomez and BJ upton for my Machado and Kipnis.

    You think thats a pretty good deal for me?

    or should i keep pushing for:
    Kipnis for BJ upton Which seems like a steal for me…

    THANKS FOR THE HELP!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Push for Kipnis for Upton… Wouldn’t do the Machado deal

  46. Kayne says:
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    I have been thinking that Shelby is a good sell high candidate, but it’s SO HARD to let go. Must. Cut. Cord. In the meantime, I have the following trade possibility in a 12 team roto league in which my offense is stacked: Justin Upton for King Felix

    Thoughts?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s fair… I’d want F-Her…

  47. bees knees says:
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    can you rank dietrick, hechavarria, yunel, and yuni betancourt for a really deep league 2b?

    thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yuni, Adeiny…

  48. Jack Full of Hate says:
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    I hope nothing major happens today. at Disneyland again, this time with daughters school. its like every high school in so cal is also here today. teenagers are weird….who pierces their wrist?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HA! I don’t even know how to pierce a wrist… I’m old, officially… Have fun!

  49. HeatCheck3 says:
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    Arcia or Viciedo for ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Viciedo

  50. Bernie Brewer says:
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    If I was going to trade A. Jones to land an ace SP, would Strasburg or C. Lee be good targets or aim higher? Which one of those 2 do you like more the rest of the year?

    On another note, I’m carrying both Wieters and S. Perez right now..drop one to stash Eaton before he’s off the DL?

    Thanks as always!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Those are good targets… Hernandez, Verlander… All top pitchers… I’d lose Perez…

      • Bernie Brewer says:
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        @Grey: Thanks Grey! I’ve actually already tried Jones for Felix and Jones for Verlander and have been shot down both times. That’s why I’m on to the Lee/Strasburg level, I feel like I might have a shot at one of those 2. Do you have a feeling on which one you like more the rest of this year (non-keeper)?

        Thanks again! Can’t wait to see the news on Monday!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Strasburg

  51. Jay says:
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    1. Do you like Viciedo over Swisher enough to drop Swish for him? Both would bench bats.

    2. In a keep a Keeper, who is the one to pair with Madbum? Shelby, Harvey, Beachy or Wainwright (OR should it be a different pair?)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Hold 2. I don’t understand.

      • Jay says:
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        @Grey: keeping Madbum and asking which pitcher to keep with him. we have this ridiculous rle that 2 of your keepers have to be pitchers….

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Harvey

      • Jay says:
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        @Grey: Cool that’s what I was thinking, but I’m sweet on Wainwright so he was clouding my judgement

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          There’s a few guys there really… Good options…

          • Jason says:
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            @Grey: qt he good thing is its an auction league so I can get them back if I reeeeaallly want them.

  52. Evil Grey says:
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    The problem with ‘selling high’ with guys like Miller…another good example is Starling Marte….is that their very difficult to sell high. Because they’re still relative unknowns with minimal track records, other managers will be quick to dismiss their accomplishments. It’s the price you pay for being a savvy manager sometimes. *sigh*

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, that is true…

    • Jay says:
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      @Evil Grey: yes I hear that. my league vetoed a deal in which one manager as sending MArte and Jo-Fer for Heyward.

      and the worst part is, you can;t try to explain anything to these righteous guys who think they know everything. I had some outright tell me that MArte was worthless. Now i just laugh when i get a proposal asking for Marte.

  53. Big Magoo

    Big Magoo says:
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    Z. Cavariccis don’t make you human. They make you ’80s cool. You ever rock some BKs back in the day?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup… And Ewings

      • Big Magoo

        Big Magoo says:
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        @Grey: BKs, jorts, sleeveless Ts, and a backwards White Sox cap. True style right there.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Now you’d be a redneck… Damn those were the days!

          • Jay says:
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            @Grey: member skidz? or those friggin zebra pants with the team colors.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Zubaz… Oh yeah…

          • Big Magoo

            Big Magoo says:
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            @Grey: Is it redneck-like to pedal your BMX down to the drug store and load up on big league chew and packs of Topps? If so, git-r-done!

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Exactly! And codeine…

              • goodfold2 says:
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                @Grey: if it is, then very many children are rednecks.

  54. David says:
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    Should I trade G. Holland for Viciedo?

    I can spare the closer, but is it fair?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s fair, can probably do a tad better…

  55. Moose Out Front says:
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    Scherzer or Grienke?

    Lester plus Valverde, or Scherzer?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Scherzer for both

      • Moose Out Front says:
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        @Grey: Welp, the guy accepted Lester + Valverde for Scherzer. I was happy to own neither of those 2 guys. I feel all warm in my tingly bits right now.

  56. The Wickler says:
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    Grey,

    2C league: Have Gattis and Buck. Would you drop Brett Anderson to add Grandal? Other options would be Gyorko, Arenado and Konerko.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  57. Ryan says:
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    Cain or Eaton (For this year but with a possibility of being kept for $5)?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cain

  58. Frank Lynch says:
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    Who should i start tonight, Belt or Donaldson??

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Belt

  59. Fister Furbush says:
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    How valuable do you think Chase Headley is? Does he have a ceiling this year and is he someone that you would buy or sell right now? Appreciate it

    FF

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d probably sell him, he’s a 20ish homer guy and I’m not sure if there’s anything there like we saw last year…

    • Prezii says:
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      Good luck. If you do get him off it would be appreciated if you could let me know what you got for him… Ive been trying to sell him for weeks. Nobody will take him with his value at 0…

      • Fister Furbush says:
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        @Prezii:

        Well I’ve been trying to package Headley and Beltran, but I just got offered Trumbo for Beltran today and I accepted it. Pretty stoked on what I got for Beltran considering he’ll likely get injured and Trumbo will probably hit 30 plus home runs again.

        As for Headley, I’m in trade negotiations to send him to a disgruntled Jay Bruce owner, straight across.

        If that trade happens ill have Cargo, Stanton, Trumbo and Bruce for my OF in a CBS points league. Hope that somewhat helps you.

        Grey, what are your thoughts of both trades I mentioned? Got Trumbo for Beltran and could get Headley for Bruce.

        Thanks,

        FF

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You did solid…

          • Fister Furbush says:
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            @Grey:

            I’ll take a compliment from Grey Albright any day. Thanks dude! My team is getting better thanks to your daily advice. I should share the cash prize with you if I win.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              No problem…

  60. Wudaben says:
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    Scherzer is already ranked around #15 in my points league so it might be difficult to pry him away.

    What do you think about Shelby & Choo for Jose Bautista & Scherzer?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Scherzer

  61. artie says:
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    Curious about your sell call on Beltran. I was just offered Mujica/Myers for Beltran.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Keeper? If not, hold…

      • artie says:
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        @Grey:

        Non-keeper. just to be clear, my side is Wil Myers. I was offered Beltran.
        Mujica seems to be popular in my league. Loads of offers

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d take Beltran

  62. Anthony says:
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    Yo Greycarlo, once Eaton gets activated in my H2H points league I have to drop either BJ Upton or Morse, who goes? Also I have Butler as my starting 1B and can grab Teixeira as my back up if I drop Kendrys Morales, should I dump him for Teix? Thanks man, have a great weekend!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold for now and let’s see when Eaton is activated… You too!

  63. pfunk says:
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    Send Choo/Miller for Kemp/Cueto?

    Send Freeman or A Ram for Desmond? Need MI help.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      A-Ram for Desmond

      • pfunk says:
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        @Grey: Hold on the first one?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup

  64. alex sornchai says:
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    would you drop arencebia for grandal? my other catcher is weiters.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  65. Glendalien says:
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    Miller for weaver?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Tough call… I’d go Miller…

  66. trick dad says:
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    Need speed…trade Beltran for bourn?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s fair…

  67. Keter Ping says:
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    Heyward for miller?

    EverCab for J Garcia?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Heyward… Depends on needs, EverCab…

  68. Scott says:
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    With Greinke now off the DL, I need to drop one of the following in my 10 team keeper league: Cingrani, Tillman, Kendrick. My initial instant is to drop Cingrani, but I have him as a 20th round keeper. Thoughts?. Also, is there a second of the 3 that you would drop for Gerrit Cole? Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cingrani… Nope…

  69. Juice_0321 says:
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    Donaldson, Reynolds or Rutledge today in an OBP league?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Reynolds

  70. Maestro says:
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    I’ve got a couple of “Which side wins scenarios?” (This is a keeper 10 team NL only H2H Points League)

    Ellsbury ($38) for Sale ($3) – Both player can be signed to longe term contracts EOS
    Castro ($11) + Beachy ($3) + Fiers ($1) FOR Stanton ($16) + LaRoche ($4) + Henderson (FA)

    Castro & Stanton – Contract expires at the end of next season; others w/ exception of Henderson can be held next year and then sign to long term contracts

    Thank you.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sale, Stanton

  71. low walk high k says:
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    I dropped danny Espinosa in a dynasty format. Too quick of trigger or heck with him cuz its always the same song and dance? King of the K. He and Ike Davis that is.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Prolly would’ve held him but water under the bridge now…

  72. Bernie Brewer says:
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    Big if/when involved here, I realize, but let’s assume Bauer and Wheeler are called up for good in June. How do they rank compared to back-end SP like McCarthy, Cashner, Morrow?

    Thanks again!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wheeler, McCarthy, Cashner, Bauer

  73. Matt says:
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    I just traded away Beltran and Wilhelmson for McCutchen last week. Pretty pleased with myself and just felt like sharing. My outfield now consists of McCutchen, Jones, and Choo with Aoki on the bench. Once again, Razzball has got my team(s) in first. Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice!

  74. Joan Chen says:
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    Grey, would you Nelson Cruz for Scherzer? OPS league but have Austin Jackson, Kemp, Fowler, A-Gon. and Adam Jones already in OF. Pitchers are Iwakuma, Kuroda, Zimmerman, Cobb, Bucholtz, Medlan, Fernandez, streamer spot, with Gosh Johnson on the Disgraceful List.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I would

  75. West Brooklyn says:
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    12 team H2H Dynasty league

    Trade Strasburg and Profar for Braun and Cobb?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Braun side

  76. Rye or the Kaiser Soze says:
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    JP or Sal Perez?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      JP

  77. Jay says:
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    I pick up Jake Odorizzi in hopes that he’s the one. Who do you feel gets the call in TB?

    Also I have a revolving door at util. shifting between Wells and Morse. thinking of adding Viciedo to that as well. how do you rank them? Morse, Wells, Dayan?

    between Spotify, Razzball, and yahoo, I have accomplished nothing today at work.

    • Prezii says:
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      @Jay: you have done very well then!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Morse, Wells… Me too!

  78. Dan says:
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    C: Ruiz
    1B: Au Shizz
    2B: Pedroia
    3B: Lawrie
    SS: Segura
    2B/SS: Kipnis
    1B/3B: Craig
    OF: Cutch
    OF: Jones
    OF: Hamilton
    OF: Aoki
    Util: Asdrubal

    SP: Miller, Bumgarner, Zimmerman, Greinke, Lincecum, Maholm
    RP: Parnell, Perkins, Perez

    Bench: Middlebrooks, Teixeira, Price
    DL: Austin Jackson

    10 Team Roto – With my depth at MI and SP, I feel like I should sell Segura and Miller at this point because their value probably won’t get any higher. At the same time, I am having a hard time parting with them because they have been 2 of my best players and other managers in my league aren’t offering much. What would you recommend doing with this team?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Upgrade outfield maybe, team looks fine though…

  79. Frank Lynch says:
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    Thanks… Hey I was wondering, I know BJ Upton has been in a huge slump but someone dropped him and he’s been on the wire. Should I pick him up or does he deserve to be on the wire??

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pick him up

  80. Cartman 4evs says:
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    I’ve been in perpetual rosterbation mode. I think I have had Brown on the roster 4 times thus far.

    Rutledge > Didi?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rutledge

  81. Boomer19 says:
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    Drop McCarthy for Orodozzi/archer when we find out who is the fill in?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sunday, hold for now

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: odorizzi

  82. Tchaikovsky08 says:
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    Do I trade Choo + a SP for McCutchen? If yes, is Garza or Cashner reasonable, or should I up it to Latos or Peavy?

    I have good SP depth. Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Garza or Cashner is fine…

  83. Will says:
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    Greinke or Shields ROS?

    Also, I was proposed Shields, Altuve, Granderson for my Kendrick, Madson, Frazier. I’m thin at 2B and not at 1B/3B so Altuve for Frazier would help but I would need to drop someone since Madson is on my DL….I guess my question is just what are your thoughts on that proposal?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Take it

      • Will says:
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        @Grey: Sorry, that should read GARDNER not Granderson. Any the who, ended up negotiating into Greinke and Altuve for my Frazier, Madson and Kendrick. Great trade right? I’m solid in saves and Gyorko is my only 2B eligible player, means while I have Panda, Goldschmidt, Votto, C Davis, Rizzo, Gyorko that have either 1B or 3B eligibility.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Altuve side

  84. Allan says:
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    Hey Grey why all the doubt for Corbin? Not from you in particular but from everybody. I know he won’t throw a quality start every time out but its only his second year. Is it possible he’s legit? He’s increased his velocity while most of the established aces have lost some pop. He also pitches in the NL west.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      What’s legit? A three and a half ERA? Sure… He’s nowhere near that right now…

  85. ThE sHiT says:
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    Would selling Shelby for Scherzer be a good trade? Also, to pick up Viciedo, i would have to drop one of Gyorko or Dee Gordon. Which one goes? I think im good with steals with Rutledge, Pacman, Jennings, Goldy… This is a 14 team H2H

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Scherzer…Gordon…

  86. cheerio says:
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    Des Jennings or Scherzer

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Scherzer

  87. Nick says:
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    Which SP would you rather own going forward: Travis Wood, Justin Masterson, Andrew Cashner, Matt Garza, or Jose Fernandez? Thank you.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Fernandez

  88. elguaponerte says:
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    Stanton (No return date) or Cain? I own Cain…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cain

  89. The badger says:
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    6×6 league with ave and OBP

    Have Frazier and Zimmerman
    OF Dread, Bautista, Gordon, LoCain, Saunders with Zimm playing at Util

    5 OFers league

    Would you drop Frazier for Arenado? Eaton is also on WW. So could drop LoCain or Drop Frazier for Eaton and move Zimm into 3rd?

    Sorry so many questions so little time

    • The badger says:
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      @The badger: or Saunders also

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  90. Vottomatic says:
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    Start Brown or Arenado today

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Arenado

  91. crock says:
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    Which guy has better potential this year and is the better keeper prospect for next year:
    Puig or Yelich?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yelich

  92. Frank Lynch says:
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    Hey me and my opponent are neck to neck in points and it’s a 10 team h2h points league. So he’s picking up pitchers n dropping them everyday now so he can rack up more points. So I just did the same and picked up feldmen for tomorrow then I was gonna drop him tomorrow for another pitcher Sunday. I used 5 of my 6 player adds. should I use it to drop feldmen tonight and grab mcallister or should I keep feldmen playing so I can use my last player add tomorrow and grab another pitcher for sunday

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold for now

  93. Pete says:
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    Hey Grey, I got a huge first base problem. Currently I own Brandon Moss.

    12 team league. Who should I replace him with?

    Swisher, Garrett Jones, LaRoche, Yonder Alsonso, Belt or Hosmer. Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Swisher

  94. MB says:
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    Would you trade De Aza or BJ for Lawrie?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lawrie

      • MB says:
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        @Grey: Curious if you see Lawrie as top 12 3B ROS. Thanks man

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup

  95. SHarkie says:
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    Pierzynski or Ruiz? Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ruiz

  96. Aero says:
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    Ok, I hope this is my last C question ever (until the next one, ha!). Ruiz or Grandal?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ruiz

  97. Aero says:
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    oh, forgot to add to my last comment. Have a great weekend Grey and all of Razzball!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You too!

  98. Poo Holes says:
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    Currently matched up against Kimbrel, Janssen, Valverde, Henderson, Street, and Bell. Bobby Parnell is singlehandedly beating all of them in the saves category. So that’s pretty cool.

    As for the Odorizzi/Archer situation, I’m in a dynasty where a large majority of the top prospects are already owned. I have Olt, Bauer, Taillon, and Bundy already. Surprisingly, neither of the Rays pitchers are owned, and I want to grab one before someone else does, which could be any minute. I guess anyone of those guys, but most likely Milone, would get the chop. Hold there?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  99. JackInTheBox says:
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    Filling in for Austin Jackson in a 12 team H2H…Jon Jay or Venable?

    Also, what are your thoughts on Willingham? Does he suck or is he just in a massive funk?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Venable… Funk, he’ll come out of it…

      • JackInTheBox says:
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        @Grey: I hope so…my team is struggling hard core right now. I need all the help I can get. And thanks for the advice!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  100. SwaggerJackers says:
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    @Grey: Who’s a better DL stash in an keeper league with OBP instead of AVG and QS instead of W.

    Eaton or Beachy

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Beachy

  101. The Dredd Pirate says:
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    If I was to try and buy sherzer the guy in my leauge would need two pitchers back, this is my staff Bum, Ryu, Zimmerman, Latos, Dickey and Mcdonald Dl stashed him cause moves are $5 bucsk a piece in my leauge so yeah… Keep my staff the way it is or go Dickey another pitcher and Cruz for say his Scherzer and a hitter to be named? This is a 12 team 7×7 mixed league.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s fair… I’d prefer Scherzer to Dickey but Cruz is a lot with Dickey…

  102. Chuck Barkley says:
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    Is Alex Rodriguez worth stashing, and when do you expect him back?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      After the ASB… I’d stash him…

  103. Wake Up says:
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    I like how the Mets are saving all these IP on Wheeler while they wait…actually pretty smart move…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He’s gotta come up soon though otherwise they’re saying we don’t care about this season…

      • Wake Up says:
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        @Grey: Agreed…I was talking about until the super 2 deadline…he’s not pitching now…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ah… Gotcha…

  104. Mike says:
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    Any problem dropping Josh Willingham in a 10 team league?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  105. Kid AA says:
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    Hey guys…I haven’t had a chance to tell you in a while…but you’re all dicks…you all can go eff yourselves…

    • Prezii says:
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      @Kid AA: kid AAA where have you been? You toe grabber, you!

      :D

      • Kid AA says:
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        @Prezii: I been suckling ayahuasca in the Amazon with this shaman I met called Jack full a toe fungus…go piss off!!!

        • Prezii says:
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          @Kid AA: ayahuasca, wowww.. not too many people know about that shizz… Ever done?

          • Wake Up says:
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            @Prezii: it’s not bad once you stop puking…

            • Wake Up says:
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              @Wake Up: at least that’s what he told me…

              • Prezii says:
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                @Wake Up: hell yeah, i heard it just wipes you out and forces you to shit and puke your brains out.. but then you’re good!! Haha Ive never wanted to do it, but found it interesting.

            • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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              @Wake Up: burroughs and the yage letters.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Aw, you’re sweet… In opposite world…

  106. mongo says:
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    drop Ike Davis or Gerardo Parra for Jonathan Lucroy? current catchers in two catcher league are Ruiz and Castillo.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ike

  107. Seth says:
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    Should I drop Andrelton Simmons from my 2b/SS spot for any of these players?

    Dee Gordon, Aybar, Neil Walker, Alexei Ramirez

    I really hate the middle infield…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d hold for now

  108. FillyP says:
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    If Odorizzi gets the nod, would you drop Willingham or Parra for him?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Parra

  109. T Moore says:
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    FLASH!!!! Anderson has broken foot – He will miss 6 more weeks – Probs

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Probs at least

  110. Prezii says:
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    Sources say Odor boy most likely to fill in for Price.. swoopppp!

    • Wake Up says:
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      @Prezii: my sources are confirming…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks for the heads up!

    • Prezii says:
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      You heard it first at the ball of razz!

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        You have been advised.

        • Prezii says:
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          @Grey: haha nice use of the podcast voice!

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            It’s stuck in my head now like I Honey Shrunk him into my ear…

  111. Frank Grimes says:
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    guy said Bruce not enough for max. is kemp too much to give up for him?
    Colby Lewis worth stashing?
    drop arenado for Dayan I already have swiggy n frazier with only U spot?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No on Kemp, stash Lewis

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold Arenado

      • Frank Grimes says:
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        @Grey: he said he be willing to trade CJ Wilson? I offered bJ upton. I can’t remember u mentioning Wilson at all this year. Is this good BJ for CJ?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          It’s fair… I don’t like CJ but BJ’s giving blue balls at this point… I’d probably just hold BJ at this point if CJ was the offer…

          • Frank Grimes says:
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            @Grey: hold my blue balls haha

              • Frank Grimes says:
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                @Grey: thanks! will check it out

                Btw Au shizz x2!!

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Au Shizz!

  112. JackInTheBox says:
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    Post 2: Back for Seconds…..which is the better trade for the Peavy side and is it fair?

    Peavy for Reynolds
    Peavy & Round 9 pick for Belt & Round 5

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Belt

  113. AnotherFalstaff says:
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    Stash Cuddyer or Eaton on the DL? Thanks and have a great weekend!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cuddyer… You too!

  114. mraccoe says:
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    Nelson Cruz for Samardzija or aim higher?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Samardzija

  115. AL KOHOLIC says:
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    ill be heading to the Angels game in a few minutes,maybe this will jump start Albert

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Give him hell otherwise… Have fun!

      • AL KOHOLIC says:
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        @Grey: ha another shot of patron and ill be ready

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          One? C’mon!

          • AL KOHOLIC says:
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            @Grey: been at it since we arrived tuesday,bloodmarry breakfast and start on the real stuff around noon,

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              You sound like you know exactly how to do it!

  116. Knighttown says:
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    Konerko/Miller for Scherzer/Wilhelmsen?

    Konerko for samadzjjjcca

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Scherzer… Samardzija…

  117. chillmodious says:
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    AU SHIZZ!!!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Au Shizz!

      • chillmodious says:
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        @Grey: Not sure if you saw the at-bat against Slowey, but it was a thing of beauty. It was like he was fouling off pitches he knew could go for a single or double, just to find the perfect one to crush for his fantasy owners watching at home.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          It was gorgeous… Watched the whole thing… All 14 pitches…

          • Prezii says:
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            @Grey: ESPN and Yahoo just confirmed… Theyve been high on Goldy since march.. man, those guys know their stuff over there!

            • chillmodious says:
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              @Prezii: January Grey FTW, as the kids would say.

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Over the top, Sly Stallone arm wrestling style FTW!

              • Prezii says:
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                @chillmodious:

                ESPN: “Grey in january is a real home run!”

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, the March of May 16th…. Did they really say that?

              • chillmodious says:
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                @Grey: “The March of May 16th” is what Arte Moreno will rename today when he buys the first half of the Julian Calendar.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  HA! Nice…

              • Prezii says:
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                @Grey: no, they didnt really say that! Haha but they are so pathetic i wouldnt doubt it if they did.. i love how yahoo doesnt even write their own blurbs anymore either.. you know like the little yellow thing next to the players name? They just copy and paste from rotowire.. not like anything imformative came out of those anyway but cmon.. how lazy can you be?

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Yeah, I know… Soon I’m gonna outsource this whole site to China and retire to the Carolinas…

                  • Prezii says:
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                    @Grey: China would be kickin out crazy articles a day! Hahaha sweatshoppin Creepers of the Week!

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Hahaha… They could probably do five roundups a day… Doing roundups when there’s not even games…

                    • Prezii says:
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                      From 1am-5am they just kick out comic sketches of how bad the Marlins and Astros are…

  118. SlurveS says:
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    Hi Grey,

    I’m in a Keeper League, not competitive this year because I took over the league’s last place team and am rebuilding hard with top prospects. Should I trade for David Price? Guy is asking for Joe Mauer and Derek Holland. I have Carlos Santana at C, but my only options for 1B would then be Yonder Alonso, Mike Olt and Chris Carter. My pitching is quite lacking at the moment, but I have Walker, Taillon, Bundy and Skaggs in the wings. Niese, Chacin and Edwin Jackson are my only other major league ready SP currently (like I said, pretty stripped at SP). It’s a Head to Head league and there are only 4 slots for active SP.

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Price there…

      • SlurveS says:
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        @Grey: thanks! – I’ll see if he still wants to go for it.. Bad time for Mauer to suddenly have back stiffness! He’s been okay all year, but the minute I go to trade him, he tries to decrease his value. Whataguy.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha, seriously…

  119. d2bnz says:
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    Looking for a piece in the OF specifically and have shopped Josh Donaldson , only gotten back a Vernon Wells offer …..worth it to replace an ailing Victorino or not

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Wells…

  120. DJStaple says:
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    Always way more buys than sells.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s the nature of the beast…

  121. Wake Up says:
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    Mind doing a post about selling high on Au Shizz? (So I can trade for him where I wasn’t able to draft him)…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Done and done!

      • Wake Up says:
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        @Grey: Thanks. speculating…who do you like better for next year in a keeper…Cingrani or Odor?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Odorizzi…

          • Wake Up says:
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            @Grey: thanks…got him and Wheeler now…

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Nice…

  122. Narc says:
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    I know you love him but should I drop Fraizer for either Prado or Er Chavez? Frazier is ice cold on the corner, and I have no other 3B.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d hold Frazier for a bit longer…

  123. JoeC says:
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    Okay, so I was wrong about Jason Hammel. Very, very wrong. Sky, please laugh at me in a high-falutin’ manner.

    Thankfully I dropped him before this current shizz-fest versus the Rays.

    Speaking of “shizz”, Au-shizz is just awesome. 2 bombs against Kevin “Recently, I Was Very Good… No, Really!” Slowey.

    I do not own Au-shizz as part of my balanced porfolio, but I do have Cahill, so I say to Goldy, Bartles & James-style, thanks for your support!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha! Yeah can live vicariously through me on Goldy…

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      Ha, that’s the nature of the beast. I called Alex Cobb a sleeper in the pre-season but I also called Dillon Gee. Season’s not done, of course, but you get my drift even if you’re not in Tokyo there, Fast & Furious JoeC.

      I was sad; I tried trading for him in my keeper all off-season and I just missed him in both my RCLs. Twas a disappointment to not give everyone a Goldy shower…

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Sky: I have him on one team and passed over him on two others. didn’t want to put all my eggs in his basket. was worried that with upton gone they would pitch around him. how wrong I was. the team I drafted hom is top 10 rcl…..cust kayin’

        • Sky

          Sky says:
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          Yeah, even without Grey, I really liked Goldy coming into the season. Literally missed him in both RCLs by about 2 or 3 picks each time. I like my eggs in the same basket if I believe in the player. It can burn ya sometimes – Ike – or it can really hit the spot like Cobb has for me so far. All about conviction and no I’m not talking about why you’re no longer allowed in Hooters.

  124. grif says:
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    Grey,
    Would you start either of these pitchers tomorrow?

    Morrow v. Yanks
    Medlen v. Dodgers

    Thanks in advance. I look forward to reading your stuff every morning.

  125. Chuck Knobloch says:
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    Add Brandon Belt or Hector Santiago?

    1B: pujol
    CI: Mitch moreland

    P:
    Hamels
    Scherzer
    M Moore
    A Cobb
    Milone
    Cashner
    Cingrani

    Also, is it safe to drop Cingrani now??

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Santiago… I would wait until official word from the Reds on but he seems to be the odd man out so if you gotta you gotta…

  126. Boonit says:
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    which catcher would you rather have rest of the year : Perez or McCann
    Also why are you so low on hamels? You don’t think he’ll turn it around

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      McCann… I’m worried about the shoulder injury Hamels was complaining about in February…

  127. Targaryen says:
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    Nice article Grey. Love the Loria/Lohan jab

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Booya!

  128. Targaryen says:
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    Gardner or Eaton?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Eaton

  129. Joseph Doe says:
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    ubaldo= trend or mirage

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Plenty of guys to grab instead of him, so I wouldn’t worry about it in case he explodes in your face… But it looks promising…

  130. Doorstop says:
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    currently rolling with Hosmer as my 1B.

    drop Gee for Belt? or Hosmer..?

    or Niese?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d hold Hosmer…

  131. Visionary1 says:
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    Hi Grey,
    I had Hisashi my dashi slurp slurp in my head all day, and I hated it. So I really hope it doesn’t catch on.
    That is all

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Slurp SLURP!

  132. MasterofGrond says:
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    I need Goldy to have my babies, and I need him to have them now.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Put your eggs on ice until the offseason…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Oh, and get in line!

  133. Bob says:
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    Regular scoring plus QS.

    Pick up Wandy Rodriguez and drop Andrew Cashner?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d hold…

  134. MasterofGrond says:
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    Bumgarner is so thoughtful. Making throwing errors to save his owners from possible ERs.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Isn’t that sweet?

    • MasterofGrond says:
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      @MasterofGrond: And another run for AuShizz.

      So soothing.

  135. Steve says:
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    In the interests of full disclosure (ie I don’t moan ALL the time), on my H2H team I have Goldy AND J-Up (with Votto to be added tomorrow).

    My opponent started Lee, Hammel, Ryu and Slowey. Whereas I grabbed Travis fucking Blackley off the wire yesterday to put in my SP slot and he went right out today and got a Hold.

    Winning.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Boss Steve…

      • Steve says:
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        @Grey: Opponent started 6 pitchers – NO wins. Gio was the topper.

        Now we see what happens now that I have his Votto and he has my Choo + Jennings…

    • Prezii says:
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      @Steve: Boss indeed. Doode, youve been on fire lately.. Im not even gonna think about using the STON..

  136. Metzkabob says:
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    6×6 scoring

    Pick up Mitch Moreland and drop Kelly Johnson?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Go for it

  137. MasterofGrond says:
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    BUMGARNER NOOOOO

  138. AnotherFalstaff says:
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    Friggin’ DJ LeMahieu playing for Rutledge against the LHP MadBum. JRoll is available on the WW but then I’d be going with the ancient Phillies middle infielders. Pick him up anyway?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d own Rollins, and do…

  139. Jacks says:
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    Jamie Garcia loves the 3 run tater. Served up 2 today, one last week. Friggin disaster.

    Sad thing is my bench pitchers are all throwing gems. I’m making the wrong sit start decisions every damn week.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Damn

  140. kalone says:
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    Follow-up from a previous question, Kemp owner offered me Kemp for Adrian Gonzalez. I don’t think A-Gonz is going to hit more than 20 homers, but he’s at least racking up ribbies and swinging better than .300. Still, Kemp’s potential to be Kemp is too good to pass up, right?

    16-team league with 5 keepers. H2H each cat.

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Take Kemp…

  141. Barry B says:
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    Hey Grey, I’ve never posted on here but let me tell you that your blog kicks ass. You and Rudy do a great job. You guys have helped me get top 3 in my points league for 4 years in a row. Anyways…I want your opinion. Who would you rather have in a straight total points league starting today? Michael Young (1B, 2B, 3B) or Matt Carpenter(1B, 2B, 3B, OF).

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks for the kind words! Carpenter…

  142. Milarky says:
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    I know you love Max – depending on your needs, would you trade any of these guys one for one for him? Sabathia, Greinke, Peavy, J. Zimmermann, J. Upton?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cc or Peavy

  143. MattH says:
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    Enjoyed this buy sell. Nice work. Just now catching up and had to chose work over fantasy. Don’t ask if I Ieft Upton on the bench in 3 leagues. UGH.

    Been chasing steals. Dee Gordon or Bonifacio?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gordon… Why would he be on your bench?

      • MattH says:
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        @Grey: Braves didn’t play yesterday and I’m a rotobator, as you all call it, and didn’t plug him back in. At least I had Goldy in there. Don’t ask if I picked up Burch Smith either. HA! (head-to-head league not much risk)

        Thanks for your responses. Pretty cool that you that, and this site is awesome.
        Thanks again.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem… Thanks!

  144. Milarky says:
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    There’s a guy in my league who’s out of it and wants Cano, and he’s shopping Hamilton and Chapman. I’m in second, but a distand second (with lots of space ahead of 3rd). I like my closers – Perkins, Balfour, Holland, and Madson – (we start 3 closers), so not really sure I can envision how a deal would help me. He could give me Zobrist as part of the deal to replace Cano, but it’s still such a big dropoff. Thoughts? I am very leery of Hamilton.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hamilton and Chapman is fair but if you don’t need them I wouldn’t do it…

      • Milarky says:
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        @Grey: I could always use an upgrade, but I’m not sure it works for me. Hamilton could really be used in my OF (right now I’m starting Brantley since Reddick is hurt and shit), but the rest of my OF is good. And I think my closers are fine if not world beaters. I think the downgrade to Zobrist at 2B is worse than the upgrade I’d get either with Hamilton in the OF or Chapman at closer. It would have to be both, but still not sure it’s worth it.

  145. dk says:
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    Cruz for Cain or aim higher?

    • dk says:
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      @dk: Matt Cain that is

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Matt Cain

  146. gareth says:
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    As a tribe fan, the kipnis walk off home 3 run homer tonight was pretty exiting.

    Is it wierd that I immediately thought of all the guys who traded (or even dropped) him because of a slow april?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, thanks for thinking of us!

  147. gareth says:
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    I was frustrated by my lack of rbi’s when looking at the standings today. Then goldy and a-ram happened. Talk about gaining ground!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Goldy was a thing of beauty today…

  148. gareth says:
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    Kipnis. Utley a good comp?

    I see the grit. The speed. Power. Hustle. I’m exited.

    Having seen luis valbuena, josh barfield and orlando cabrera’s corpse at second for the tribe why shouldn’t I be?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, they lowered your expectations for 10 years…

  149. gareth says:
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    Tribe gotta be in the hunt for the wild card, right? I see baltimore 2012 written all over them. AND they have mark reynolds.
    Coincidence?

    You can mention pitching, but who did the o’s have? Chen? Hammel?

    Go tribe!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Seems doubtful, but if they get a big season from Ubaldo I guess it’s possible…

  150. gareth says:
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    Come on grey. Give me some positive indians feeback.

    The tribe were the subject matter in one of the greatest baseball movies ever made.

    Juuust a bit outside.

    I say f**k you jobu.

    They’re still sh itty.

    Personally, I’ve always thought a cubs v indians world series would be baseball nirvana.

    A pair of loveable losers square off.

    In a game where you can miss 7 times out of 10 and be an all star, it seems a fitting matchup.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pirates looked good 1st half of last year too…

      • gareth says:
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        @Grey: f**k the pirates.

  151. Steve says:
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    Do you drop Ike for Laroche in a 10-team keeper? Paid $18 or something for Ike…

    Also, 10 runs, 5 HR and 14 RBI in the RCL today. Haven’t gained a single point (not much active pitching).

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d go for LaRoche…

    • gareth says:
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      @Steve: I’ve been thinking of grabing laroche too. He’s heating up and has the track record. Driving in harper, desmond, werth, span must be nice.

  152. nyydj2 says:
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    Grey, I have Longo at third in a short 9 man offensive lineup. Would you trade Ryan Zimm and Cingrini for Frazier and Shelby?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You can do better…

  153. gareth says:
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    For me, David bowie is the most famous member of the “brown eye, blue eye” club .

    Saw him in concert once. Morrisey was the warm up act.

    The crowd was “interesting” to say the least. Especially to a 15 year old boy in a leather jacket at an indoor venue.

    I was naive and heterosexual by the way.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      His eye is just dilated…

  154. jro says:
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    Ok, I know how u feel about wilin. Ive got too many bats and hill coming back in a month trade Zobrist and betancourt for Wilin and Papelbon?

    • jro says:
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      @jro: M Montero is my catcher

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s fair…

      • jro says:
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        @Grey: fair but good choice, upgrades 2 positions i lose flexible zobrist. Looks ok

  155. Fister Furbush says:
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    Moreland or LaRoche?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      LaRoche

  156. gareth says:
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    I’m going to drop jAIme garcia for one of the following: adam laroche, bobby parnell jp arencibia.

    I have no particular needs. Who do you like best out of those guys grey?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      LaRoche

  157. gareth says:
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    Why do you hate the Cleveland indians?

    • Evil Grey says:
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      @kalone: @gareth: Jesus guy, you’re cat droppings are all over the place. Why don’t you ask for his personal email address?

    • TheNewGuy says:
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      @gareth: You dont fit in here man.

  158. gareth says:
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    Bobby parnell got taunted for his lack of saves on razzballl now has 2 in 2 days. Just sayin.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lite a fire under him…

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @gareth: in that same post it was mentioned that he had a lot of wins and his stats were quite good, so taunted might be the wrong word.

  159. Steve D says:
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    Professor Grey. HELP!!! I’m in a long term keeper league. On base and slugg % replace avg and home runs. I’m currently in second. One starter away from glory. I was just offered this trade. I get Trout $1 and Yu $28 for machado $1 sale $2 (minors)tavares and dahl. Do I have to do it just to get Trout? Leaves a big hole at third and I don’t really need an of. I need a drink! Please your thoughts

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Trout…

      • Steve D says:
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        My of currently.. cespedes, car gomez, choo, holliday, austin jackson.. making this trade forces me to bench one when Jackson gets back. But in a long term keeper I have to get trout at all costs right?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, you gotta take Trout…

          • Steve D says:
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            Just cracked a Heineken and put on Boys to Men”so hard to say goodbye”. Adios Manny and Oscar. Thanks for the wisdom sir.

  160. Gus says:
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    Grey,
    I received a trade offer in my 12 team league. He wants Josh Hamilton for CC Sabathia here is my team. I think I should take it just making sure I am not missing something.

    C Gattis
    1 Goldschmidt
    2 Cano
    3 Machado
    SS Rutledge
    OF Choo
    OF Adam Jones
    OF J Hamilton
    UTIL D Stubbs
    UTIL P Filder
    BN D Espinosa
    BN T Plouffe
    BN D Fowler
    BN J Paredes
    DL A Jacksom
    Scoring is : R H HR RBI SB BB K TB AVG OPS

    Here is my SP’s
    SP T Cahill
    SP M Bumgarner
    SP J Zimmermann
    SP J Niese
    SP AJ Griffin
    DL J Beckett

    Scoring is: W L BB K ERA WHIP K/9

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds solid for you…

    • gareth says:
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      @Gus: you need a catcher.

      • Gus says:
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        @gareth: what’s wrong with Gattis?

        • Jiggy Nits says:
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          @Gus: He doesn’t have a spot to play.

          • Gus says:
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            @Jiggy Nits: ok well here is the best of who is out there.
            J Castro
            AJ Ellis
            W Castillo
            J Buck he just was waived I Have the #4 wavier or I could just wait and see if I can just pick him up before someone eles.
            N Hundley
            J Jaso
            J Lucroy
            J Salty
            and should I drop Gattis for one of these?

            • gareth says:
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              @Gus: junk. Try to get wieters, rosario, mauer, santana, posey or napoli in a trade. Sal perez is also a buy low candidate. Arencibia is borderline. Mccann is enticing, but just came back from an injury.

              If you’re aiming high santana / rosario.

              Low ball offer – perez.

              Good luck!

            • Dave says:
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              Pick up Lucroy for Gattis for now.

    • gareth says:
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      @Gus: trade fielder and fowler for a starter and a catcher.For example strasburg and carlos santana.

  161. Jiggy Nits says:
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    Getting more and more comfortable here and I LOVE it. You guys are awesome. Gotten some good tips over the past few weeks.

    A LITTLE BIT COMPLICATED. In my league I can only make a move if someone gets DL’d/demoted – I’m thinking about grabbing Mike Adams(RP, PHI) who was just dropped and is on waivers – with the hope that he gets DL’d in the next couple days. If he does I have four days to grab a free agent.

    If I do that, drop one: Gattis or Matt Adams? (8 team 5×5 NL-ROTO Keeper league both 10$).

    -OR-

    Hold both and ride it out with them as my 1B hoping that one of them gets more time.

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! Hold both…

  162. gareth says:
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    Playing the wire:

    Arencibia
    Gattis

    Parnell
    League
    Veras
    Gregg

    Laroche
    Dunn
    Ike davis
    Morales
    Berkman

    Judging by that depth isn’t arencibia the rarest commodity on the wire to drop for garcia?

    • Prezii says:
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      @gareth: i wouldnt say Arencibia is too rare… Grey says Laroche cuz hes on one of his get hot and hit a jack everyday streaks. And you dont need two catchers..

      • gareth says:
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        @Prezii: its a 2 catcher league and I’m worried mauer misses time with an ailing back. Have to bench a good player to start laroche, who has tough matchups anyway for week 8.

        • Prezii says:
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          @gareth: probably should have mentioned that when asking the question.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He may be rare but if you have a catcher JP isn’t helpful… What do you need?

      • gareth says:
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        @Grey: I’m most far behind in rbi’s.

      • gareth says:
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        @Grey: I’m most far behind in rbi’s.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          LaRoche

  163. Willie-O says:
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    Hey Grey/all,

    Would you trade Segura/Hamels for Harvey/Moore? Segura/Harvey straight up?

    ~Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d want Segura… Why are you trying to get rid of him?

    • Willie-O says:
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      @Willie-O:
      Thanks. I’m last in most pitching cats and tops in most offensive cats. Downside side is that I’m looking at Aybar as his replacement. Picked up Segura on your advice by the way so kudos to you.

      Pitching is:
      Hamels
      Smardjiza
      Latos
      Cobb
      McCarthy
      Teheran
      E. Jackson

      1550 IP max with 50 moves a season so I can’t stream as much as I’d like.

    • TheNewGuy says:
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      @Willie-O: As much as I like Segura, Harvey is a blummin good return for him. I’d be happy doing that if you need pitching badly.

  164. Mookiewilson says:
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    Jennings and Romo for Scherzer? Too much or fair?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Fair, I’d take Scherzer

  165. Dan says:
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    Thanks for all you do Grey. Can’t buy low on Scherzer since I own him in 3 of my 4. But not in my RCL. Won’t be buying low in that one… Guess I’ll know which of my league mates read Razzball when I get the offers through.

    Just offered someone my Miller and C Davis for his Matt Cain and Rizzo. Looks good for me right?

    Dan

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Looks good…

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @Dan: if they’re in the RCL wouldn’t they be extremely likely to read razzball?

  166. Birrrdy! says:
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    Grey, you are a machine. Responding to hundreds of comments a day from us schleps, yet churning out high quality writing pieces like clockwork. Always amazed by your dedication and happy to “buy mararitas” for you routinely,

    Your advice has led this relative newbie to a title and a second place finish in the last 4 years in an uber-competitive 10-team NL only keeper. Two words… THANK YOU.

    Now for the pressing question…. Is it finally time to cut strings with Wily Peralta, or is he gonna come around like our preseason hopes were predicting making now the worst time to bail on him? Love it that his avg fastball is in the top few of MLB, but haven’t been able to watch any of his games to know why he is so hittable of late.

    • Birrrdy! says:
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      “@Birrrdy!: “buy MARGARITAS” that is… step up Razzball Nation. Grey has a cougar to support now!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Birrrdy!: Ha, thanks! No problem… Depends who you’re cutting him for, but almost definitely wouldn’t cut him in an NL-Only league…

  167. Dan says:
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    Longoria and Prado for Adam Jones and Shelby Miller?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Dan: Jones

  168. djf.atty says:
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    Is Machado for Scherzer a fair offer in a 6 player keeper league (expanding to 10 players in 2015)?

  169. AL KOHOLIC says:
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    argh the Angels looked like shit tonight or Sale is really really goog,either way it was still a great time at a beautifull ballpark,and a free fireworks afterwards

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @AL KOHOLIC: Awesome! Why are you down in these parts?

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @AL KOHOLIC: 5 days before that start sale 1 hit the angels.

  170. Matthew says:
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    Grey

    I’d like to thank you for selling me on a ton of players, none more than Goldschmidt.

    I have at 1B in my 4 leagues

    1) Votto 2) Fielder 3) Goldschmidt 4) Goldschmidt

    Haha, I have a q. 2 of em.

    1) Why am I having trouble reading Harvey? I am smart, this is true, but I’m literally going after Lershaw, Strasburg, Feloix etc. I know who is good and who isn’t, but Harvey is SO good, but it’s the innings limit I’m nervous about down the stretch. So I wish you’d give us advice in a SELL a lost of pitchers you’d personally go for Harvey. I mean I won’t offer Harvey for Shields, but he’s pitching out of his mind. Iawkuma? Etc.

    2) Would you rid of a guy like Fielder for Goldy? In some type of package? Maybe even involving Harvey? I’m sure I should hold but thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Matthew: You’re welcome… 1) Really hard to get a pitcher for pitcher trade to work unless you just get lucky… Could go after Cain… 2) I wouldn’t… Fielder’s a monster too…

  171. DrEasy says:
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    Just want to say thanks to all of you who took me off the ledge and stopped me from starting De La Rosa at home. Missed out on the win though! ;)

  172. Keith

    tomscuba2004 says:
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    Looking at your advice I’ll try to package Beltran for an outfield/starter upgrade.

    Is targeting Mcutch, Kemp or Upton a reasonable approach,

    using Beltran and either Parnell, Ryu or Dempster?

  173. Dave says:
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    So I’ve never really been a believer, even when he finished with a 2.7 ERA in 2011 for the whole year, but someone dropped Vogelsong in my 12 team NL only league (4×4 no K’s) with big benches. Is there any hope he’s usable at some point? Should I even bother claiming him? Would only be dropping Logan Schafer or Burch Smith. Even still I’m hesitant. Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Dave: I’d lose Burch for him but I’d bench Vogel until he pitches well…

  174. Rixo says:
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    Start Frazier or Arenado this week?

  175. Frank Lynch says:
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    Wusup brotha Grey!!
    Wieters
    Fielder
    altuve
    starlin castro
    Zimmerman
    MCcutchen
    Justin upton
    matt holliday
    Carl Crawford
    Donaldson
    Jose Reyes DL
    That’s my lineup ( 10 team h2h points league) My question is, A guy in my league dropped BJ Upton and is now on the wire. I know he’s in a slump but is he a must pickup for my bench?

    • Evil Grey says:
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      @Frank Lynch: For Donaldson, yeah

  176. 2 Cups 1 Braun says:
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    Whats the worst swing anyone has ever had? I was up 10-2 yesterday and after last night I’m down 3-9. Guy I played put up the following offensive stats last night.

    16 runs
    7 HR
    19 RBI
    2 SB
    .488 OBP
    1.103 SLG

    AuShizz, Kelly freaking Johnson and ARam can all go eff themselves!

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @2 Cups 1 Braun: my 16 teamer did around that with j-up,goldy,a-ram,gyorko,and dread pirate, sick thing is i’m losing homers when my opponent hit 9 on fri/sat with posey,k.johson,hardy,davis,trumbo,nava,laroche.

  177. Vikinggjh says:
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    One start left, do i start Medlen or Minor, both going against the Dodgers? Thanks

    • TheNewGuy says:
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      @Vikinggjh: the old Medlen vs Minor debate!

      I say a Minor. No doubt who has been the better pitcher so far this year.

      • Vikinggjh says:
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        @TheNewGuy: Here is my quandry/reservation, i have 2 starts left for the week and my other one is Felix on Sunday. Felix left his last start with back issues, so i feel there is a chance he might not go on Sunday. if I dont start Medlen tonite and Felix is scratched, that will only leave me the one start with Minor. kapeesh?

        • TheNewGuy says:
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          @Vikinggjh: Kapeesh. Tough one, guess its one for the guru rather than us mere mortals.

  178. TheNewGuy says:
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    Buy on Lincecum? Dont look now but Tiny Tim might finally be back!

    Checked his nos and hes had some clunkers but a lot of dominant ones aswell. Get the feeling he could put a big run together now so its time to jump on board.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @TheNewGuy: Could be…. Guess we’ll know more after today…

      • TheNewGuy says:
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        @Grey: Oh shizz, at Coors.

        Gotta have balls of steel to pitch him there.

  179. nightpandas says:
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    Pickup any of Archer, Odurizzi, Viciedo, McLouth, Santiago and drop from Ozuna, Arcia, Hughes, Cingrani, Gausman, Milone (15 team, keep 9)

  180. TheNewGuy says:
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    Buying Kasmir at all? Soon as we pick him up he goes back to his old ways.

    Keep him or send him to the hounds?

  181. nightpandas says:
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    Starting Dickey at the Yanks tomorrow? He is playing better (15 team league)

  182. nightpandas says:
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    Keeper League….which side: Fowler/H Bailey vs Jones

  183. TheNewGuy says:
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    Anyone noticed that Janssen has only thrown 13 innings all year, are they doing a Mo with him and only pitching him in save situations, cutter and all? Hasnt pitched in a week now, wtf.

    Hes only given up 4 hits all year and hasnt walked one batter. Get him some friggin save ops Toronto!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @TheNewGuy: Yeah, could be, shouldn’t matter if he pitches 43 innings with 40 saves…

  184. TheNewGuy says:
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    Getting C Davis for Shark (Samardijajaja) or Peavy fair?

  185. Red Barons says:
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    Getting tired of Aybar and I need SB; should I drop him for Alexei Ramirez, now batting near the top of the lineup? Other options are Boneface, Gardner, and Ichiro (though I don’t really need another OF).

  186. Frank Lynch says:
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    I’m looking for a pitcher to pickup and start for Sunday. Everyone that available on the stream o nator that’s available on my wire looks average to not so good except Vargas, but he isn’t that great but better then all. What do u think about grabbing Jason Vargas? QS 75% and W37% to L 36%.. Is that QS percentage matter the most or the win category?

      • Frank Lynch says:
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        If Qs is important then wouldn’t 75% be real good? And the$ I heard was good to look at and he has $11.9.. I’m not arguing what u said just thought that meant it was good.. Also all the other guys besides the ace’s playing on the 19th don’t have #’s like him

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          It is good according to the Stream-o-Nator…

  187. Frank Lynch says:
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    Oh if not then who do you like on 5/19 ?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Frank Lynch: I don’t know who’s available in your league… Masterson looks fine…

      • Frank Lynch says:
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        In the other question I asked Earlier Evil Grey answered. Does he work for you or just a custmer like me? I asked about if I should pickup BJ Upton on waivers but hesaid yeah for Donaldson. I know you have him on your sell list but I can’t get rid of him now. He gets me at least 30 points a week!! Is BJ worth picking up period??

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I agreed with Evil Grey.

        • costaricanchata says:
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          @Frank Lynch:

          both have the ‘front’ name of gavin .
          though , i heard Grey had to go down to the courthouse to legally change his name .
          evil did not .

  188. Is this a fair trade? Kershaw and Gattis for: Votto and Capuano?

  189. Evil Grey says:
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    Garza or Cingrani?

  190. Jon says:
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    Are you starting Bailey @ PHI or Tillman vs TB tomorrow?

  191. stynyr says:
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    Would you trade Braun for Goldschmidt straight up in an effort to get younger keepers? Or would you ask for Goldschmidt + someone?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @stynyr: I’d ask for someone, not a big piece though since it’s close…

  192. Jon says:
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    Would you trade Marte for Scherzer?

    My other OF are Stanton, Jennings, BJ, Victorino, Gardner (10 team H2H, keep 18, start 4 OF)

      • Jon says:
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        @Grey: not for Ryu, though, right? Or would you do that, too?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          @Jon: Nope

  193. Dan says:
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    Trade kipnis for A-Ram?

    • Dan says:
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      @Dan: Trade Adam Jones and Austin Jackson for Bruce and A-Ram? Team needs 3b

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Dan: I’d take A-Ram in the Kipnis, Jones in the 2nd…

      • TheNewGuy says:
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        @Grey: A ram in the Kipnis, ouch that sounds painful.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha!

  194. TheNewGuy says:
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    Altuve (2 years at $6) for Phillips ($16, keepable for slightly more), who wins?

    He wants speed, I want some more pop. OBP league.

  195. Bob says:
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    Yasmani or Ruiz at C, 12 team R HR RBI SB OBP SLG

    • Bob says:
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      @Bob: nevermind, just discovered dis ting called CTRL-F.. science

  196. Bosmosis says:
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    Hey Grey,

    10-team redraft league, picking up a replacement for Ick Davis. How do you rank the following: Belt, Howard, Morneau?

    Also, which would you stash in your DL spot, Teixeira or Hart?

    Thanks!

  197. Scott says:
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    How can I stop this email notification thing on your site? I must’ve gotten 400 emails between last night and today. It’s rather annoying

    • costaricanchata says:
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      @Scott:

      read one of the e-mails .
      there’s a link .

  198. TheNewGuy says:
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    Looks like I definitely have competition for the most active Brit on here now with this Gareth guy around this year.

    At least im still the most active Englishman! Gareth is Welsh right? Sounds it.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @TheNewGuy: Ha… Plus, he’s in Cleveland….

      • TheNewGuy says:
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        @Grey: Most active british based person then. Take that!

        • Jack Full of Hate says:
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          @TheNewGuy: you’re our resident limey all others are tossers and wankers

          • TheNewGuy says:
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            @Jack Full of Hate: Limey eh…not heard that term used for ages. You Yanks still call us that then?

            • Jack Full of Hate says:
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              @TheNewGuy: naw, just people over 50, I always found it an amusing slang. I use to live there, Grey too, and have a lot of love for you guys.

                • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                  @TheNewGuy: didn’t want you thinkin I was hatin on you in here, i save that for the azzholes

                  • Prezii says:
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                    @Jack Full of Hate: you save that for yourself? Thats a little odd..

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You got it!

  199. TheNewGuy says:
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    Start Dickey tommorow in a 12 teamer vs the Jankees?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  200. Jack Full of Hate says:
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    I saw the note on Ike that they might send him down, this feels like Hosmer all over again….

    I picked up Van Slyke on a whim last night on the car ride home, if he keeps hitting like he is then he might keep Mattingly employed for a little while longer.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      With no DH, A-Gon needs to get hurt for him to have any long range value…

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Grey: I know, I have Ethier, it looks like they are going to split time based on match ups, he’s a filler until something better emerges. It’s that dead time in the FA pool right now.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Gotcha…

  201. Jack Full of Hate says:
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    what brand is your pear green tea, I want to see if one of the local shops near me carries it?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Looking at the bottle I see it’s Rawr, 50/50… What nicotine level are you at?

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Grey: 12

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nice, me too…

          • Jack Full of Hate says:
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            @Grey: I know, I thought we covered this, are you putting some special drops in your tanks?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, hashish… Not you?

              • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                @Grey: honey oil.

                I can’t find a vendor list on roar vapes. I would like to try it before I order it. Also saw people have problems with their site and getting credit card info stolen.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Rawr… I ordered from them and had no problem, but shizz can happen… Just about all of these vapor sites look like they were done with a GoDaddy starter kit and someone with a HTML for Dummies book…

                  • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                    @Grey: I just e-mailed roar and asked for a vendor list for so cal. I hate ordering stuff on line.

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Gotcha, makes sense…

                  • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                    @Grey: you have been saying Gatcha a lot lately, have you recently watched the Anthony Edwards/Linda Fiorentino classic

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Ha… Nope…

                  • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                    @Grey: oops Gotcha

  202. Dan says:
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    Shelby Miller or Billy Butler?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Butler…

      • Dan says:
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        @Grey: Should I wait until after his Monday start @ San Diego to trade Miller or pull the trigger now while the deal is on the table?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Wait if you like…

  203. KayCee says:
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    ROS, Hamels or Gio? K’s, ERA, W’s only. Whip not a factor.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gio

      • KayCee says:
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        @Grey:

        Gracias, Grey.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          De nada

  204. Herschel says:
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    @Grey: peralta or gregerson? Sagnof!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Peralta

  205. Herschel says:
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    @Grey: weekly roto redraft, rank ROS (if it applies) – niese, mccarthy and ubaldo. Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      McCarthy, Ubaldo

  206. Jon says:
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    Rank these pitchers as keepers for me?

    Scherzer, Lynn, Minor, Ryu, Kendrick, Morrow, Anibal

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Scherzer, Minor, Anibal, Lynn…

  207. Eng says:
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    Re Shelby Miller. Is that ERA prediction a this season kinda thing? Basically, how much do you like him long term, keeper leagues? What’s the ceiling?

    Also, Aybar or Kelly Johnson? Thanks and have a great weekend!

    • Grey

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      I like him as a number one in keepers… Could be around Matt Cain’s value next year… Johnson… You too!

  208. sul says:
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    Which side do you prefer?
    A: Jennings, Stanton, and Mccann
    B: Posey Hamels

    Team a loves stanton
    Team b loves stanton, but has outfield depth in soriano, viciedo, heyward, Cargo, and Gordon. Team b also needs pitching help (10 teamer).

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      If you’re trying to get Hamels, try to get a different pitcher… It is fair though since no one knows when Giancarlo is supposed to return…

  209. Evil Grey says:
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    Would you trade Aramis and Marte for Hamilton? Or is that too much?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bit much…

    • TheNewGuy says:
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      @Evil Grey: Ive got Hamilton and would probably take just Marte for him right now…

  210. Ricardo Montalban says:
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    Reds make it official and option Cingrani back to Triple A – shakes fist at sky and Dusty!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, not totally surprised…

    • Sky

      Sky says:
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      I didn’t do anything!

  211. TheNewGuy says:
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    Crazy to start Estrada at the Cards right? Just snagged him off waivers, feel he should rebound soon.

    Seems every Brewer starter gets killed there though, its a pitching minefield!

    • Grey

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      We’re benching in in some leagues and starting him in others… Pretty borderline…

  212. Charlie says:
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    Should I drop Arenado for Dayan? Love Dayan, had him last year, I’ve got Pablo, Beltre, and HanRam on the DL. I’ve only got 3 OFs, one of which is BJ who I refuse to drop but am beginning to refuse to start.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure with those 3B…

  213. tha_snazzle says:
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    Start Kendrick vs. CIN?

    • Jack Full of Hate says:
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      @tha_snazzle: I’m not

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’m benching him…

  214. Dan says:
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    How does Lawrie compare to A-Ram ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      About equal… One has steals one has RBIs…

  215. Dan says:
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    Carl Crawford or Aoki ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Crawford

  216. Yonny Bee Guud says:
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    Hi Grey,

    As you recommended, I put Shelby on the trade block and someone answered right away, like those commercial of Call Now treat.

    Should Give Shelby for Dexter Fowler? That was hitting the hell out of coors.

    Should I?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s fair… I’d seek more first…

  217. Hal Incandenza says:
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    Twelve team 6×6 roto w/OPS. You may remember me as the guy that’s been trying to scrape something together at 3B for awhile now. Options on my roster at present are Prado (prefer him at 2B though) and M. Young. The night is dark and full of terrors.

    I’ve been trying to deal but my frustration grows. Landing Beltre or Machado from an owner I’ve been trying to work out a deal with seems unlikely, so I’m looking for advice on other possible targets. Arenado has cooled off a bit now, so I’m thinking of again trying to get him (his owner beat me to him by 12 minutes, if I remember correctly.) The same owner also has Frazier. Would you suggest going after one of them? Other possible targets to suggest? ROS w/OPS, Arenado or Frazier?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Frazier

  218. Clint says:
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    So, Granda and Doumit are both available and I’m languishing w/V-Mart. Hold or drop him for which one of the two?

    And would you drop Ethier to stash Eaton?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d hold on both

  219. Rob says:
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    Was offered Machado, Corbin and $30 FAAB out of 200 for Prince Fielder and either Joyce or Norris. Which side? Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  220. nightpandas says:
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    Is Harvey/Fowler enough to get Trout, or Harvey/Segura? Other owner started with Ellsbury for Harvey….(keeper)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Probably not but can try

  221. Descarte Before The Horse says:
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    Would you ship Grandy out for Price? He’s not a good fit for my league and I could use another front line starter. (league stats include 2B and OBP)

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I would but it’s just fair…

  222. JMAC says:
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    Time to give up on Morrow? I have Morrow, Santiago, McAllister, and Tazawa. Names on the waiver wire include Wood, McCarthy, Madson, Niese (1 surprising start), Feldman. I plan on streaming Wood for tomorrow, but who should I add/drop permanently with those names.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Grab Wood hehe

  223. DrEasy says:
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    How would you rank these OF schmohawks: Willingham, Ozuna, Rasmus?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You did

  224. Big Magoo

    Big Magoo says:
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    Wtf Chris Perez? Back-to-back homers by Ibanez and Smoak with two outs in the ninth? So much for streaming McAllister in multiple leagues today…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Damn

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @Big Magoo: mcallister pitched fine. just didn’t get win. same as bailey today, but in that league i’m up against chapman, so tied in losses again AND not losing saves, heheh.

  225. TOFU STRANGLER says:
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    Ah I see Shit Chris Perez ruined the nice Zack stream.

    Hey Chris Perez this FUCK YOU ! is yours!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HA

  226. Chicken Dinner says:
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    14 team H2H Points league. Pitchers put up more points.
    Last years leaders: Braun 703, Dickey 790

    CI, DH, 4OF spots to fill.
    I have Longo, Butler, Bryce, J.Jay, Aoki, Saunder, Pagan, Mouse, Belt and Hart (coming soon)

    My staff (calm down ladies, perhaps gentlemen)
    Minor, Moore, Grienke, A.Sanchez, Colon, Liriano, Kazmir, W.Davis, Santiago, Volquez, Niciano, Danks and Hudson (coming soon, eventually. I hope)

    • Chicken Dinner says:
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      @Chicken Dinner:

      Oops..forgot the trade question.

      My Shelby for his Giancarlo.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        I’d take Giancarlo

        • Chicken Dinner says:
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          @Grey: Thank you kind sir.

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            No problem

  227. Wilsonian says:
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    What’s your take on Phelps? Sorry if that has been talked about. But wondering if he’s legit and if I should snag him over someone like Kazmir in a 16 teamer H2H.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d grab him

      • Wilsonian says:
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        @Grey: would you take him over Kazmir or Madson, they’re my only two droppable guys due to injuries?

        I also have Bonifacio and Plouffe in my two utility spots with no bench bats. Would you drop either for Joyce even though he doesn’t play every day?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          @Wilsonian: I’d lose Plouffe for Joyce and I wouldn’t drop the pitchers…

  228. TOFU STRANGLER says:
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    NEED A “W”

    Who would you start tomorrow , can only use one

    Locke vs Stros (Norris)
    Miley vs Miami (Nolasco)
    Cashner vs Nationals (Haren)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Miley

  229. Frank Lynch says:
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    Man I’m happy I kept Feldmen for today. He grabbed me 31.67 points… Hey do you wanna hear that idea I have for the site? You never said nothing yesterday.. It’s alright if you don’t

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

      • Frank Lynch says:
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        I kept trying to tell you yesterday but I was busy with my kids.. i’ll tell u later

  230. MikeZ says:
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    Which side do you like in a 12 team 5×5 Minor/Austin Jackson for Scherzer/Cespedes?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Scherzer

  231. Mike says:
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    Hi,

    Which one do you stick with?

    Huston Street (on my roster)
    Andrew Bailey
    Chris Perez
    Jose Valverde
    Kenley Jansen

    Another team –

    Which two do you keep?

    Chris Perez (on my roster)
    Fernando Rodney (on my roster)
    Andrew Bailey
    Jose Valverde
    Kenley Jansen

    Thanks…

    Mike.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d hold

      • Mike says:
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        @Grey: Thanks Grey!

  232. costaricanchata says:
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    ankiel’s gonna hit 125 home runs for the mess this year .

    in unrelated news ,
    the red-headed step-child , ike davis went 0 for 4 today .

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Of course he did

  233. Jason says:
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    Hey Grey! How about Starling Marte for Matt Cain? In a $260 salary budget keeper league where Marte is $2 and Cain is $39.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Marte

  234. 3dollarcraps says:
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    Please rank for points league.
    LaRoche, Konerko, Moustakas
    Thank you.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      LaRoche, Moose

  235. slew says:
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    With Jamie Garcia getting placed on the DL with a strained shoulder, who do you see the Cards replacing him with in their rotation? I believe they recalled Boggs.

    • slew says:
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      @slew: Wacha time?

      • TheNewGuy says:
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        @slew: Rosie/C-Mart to rotation?

        Probably the boring option, Joe Kelly.

        • slew says:
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          @TheNewGuy: Cards GM said: Because he has been pitching in relief since the start of the season, Kelly does not likely have the arm strength built up to immediately slide into a starting role.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Probably keep Gast in the rotation…

  236. Frank Lynch says:
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    Hey remember when I was mentioning BJ Upton. Well I found some other guys on the wire that look allot better. Eric Chavez, Adam LaRoche and Kelly Johnson.. Any of them pop out to you that might be surprisingly good. If so then is it short or long term?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      LaRoche

  237. TheNewGuy says:
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    Segura ($0) and Freese/Hosmer/Morales (prices irrelevant)

    FOR

    Butler ($15, 2 years) and Andrus ($10)

    Need power, enough of a return for Segura? (OBP league)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds fair

  238. Oppo Taco says:
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    jaime garcia just landed on the DL with a shoulder injury….shocker. Is Wacha a must add right now? or is he a wait and see talent

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Guessing Gast stays in the rotation and Westbrook returns… But maybe Wacha…

  239. a1r fann1ng says:
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    man why does the stream o nator keep confusing joe blanton with 1972 nolan ryan?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gotta ask Rudy…

  240. costaricanchata says:
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    so , kratz is catching for the phillies , today .
    dust in the wind .

  241. Clive says:
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    Need a catcher, would this trade make sense?
    I give up DWright & DJennings (or possibly C Crawford instead)
    I get Machado & V Martinez

    Thoughts? Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  242. Jacks says:
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    Well, I’m guessing I should just cut bait with Garcia? Second time this year my team has had to endure a horrible string of starts by pitchers trying to pitch with bad shoulders (Halladay the other) … wish they would tell us!

    Should I add Corey Hart or Adam Eaton? 4X4, no runs, 10 teams. Right now my OF is
    Rios, Beltran, Braun, Bautista, Saunders, Bonifacio, Hicks (hanging on cuz it’s a keeper league and if he gets hot I can parlay big time). My CIs are Votto, Seager, Reynolds, Hanley, Tex, Konerko.

    I’ve got a bit of a logjam at CI/OF, but assume I will trade Konerko, Seager and Hicks for pitching. I don’t think I would play Eaton all that much if Saunders performs. I think Hart fits better into my plans, but my concern is the knee hampers him all year and Eaton breaks out into something special. On the other hand Hart is a masher and I don’t want my competitors to have him. Only 9 pickups left for the year …. WWGD?

    • Jacks says:
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      @Jacks: Or do I go off the reservation a bit and grab Yelich?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hart…

  243. ThE sHiT says:
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    @Grey: Better DL stash, Beachy or Eaton? 14 team h2h

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Beachy, depends on needs…

  244. TheNewGuy says:
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    Josh Hamilton…..holy sit!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha!

      • TheNewGuy says:
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        @Grey: well at least hes batting .1000 on the night!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha, exactly…

  245. djsatane says:
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    Sorry, but I think one would rather own Donaldson over Brett Lawrie for example rest of the season. Sure Lawrie has bigger *potential* but he is so bad its beyond bad.

  246. tha_snazzle says:
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    Better play for tomorrow: Wood or Cashner?

    Or potentially both… I’m dropping Morrow for one of them, could also drop K. Kendrick?

    • tha_snazzle says:
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      @tha_snazzle: Also, better stash: Beachy or Hart?

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Hart

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cashner… Could drop either, I’d lose Morrow…

  247. cheerio says:
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    Desmond Jennings & Morrow

    or

    Scherzer

    Thanks!

  248. cheerio says:
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    Desmond Jennings & Morrow

    or

    Hamels

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Jennings, it’s fair…

  249. Jack Full of Hate says:
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    why did Santiago get pulled so early today?

    the button on my vaporizer keeps sticking…. :(

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I hate when that happens… I think Ventura just made the right call and got him the hell out before things went from bad to worse…

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Grey: I went back to the shop I bought it from and they exchanged it out for a new one. They said that the black ones have been coming back defective, so now I got a white one….I feel like an apple user.

        Janseen looked like garbage today…..

        Would you drop Santiago or hold for another start?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, I’ve exchanged mine a few times, they’re pretty good about that… I haven’t had any problems with the Twist since I got it… I’d hold Santiago, he gets the Marlins next…

          • Jack Full of Hate says:
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            @Grey: thanks, I didn’t even look at the schedule

            I will probably buy another at some point

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              No problem… Twist is totally worth it… Think it’s like $40…

              • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                @Grey: got a new flavor called Betty White, its a Pomegranante with Apple notes…it’s also made by Uncle Junk…hehe

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  I gotta check out Uncle Junk’s website… That sounds like a solid flavor too…

  250. stynyr says:
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    Goldschmidt for Reyes, Alex Gordon and Homer Bailey.

    Too much?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      In a redraft? Sure

      • stynyr says:
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        @Grey: Nah, keeping five. Goldy would replace Reyes in my five.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Gotcha, still fine then…

  251. Commish Cauda says:
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    16-team, H2H Points League

    Still trying to buy low on Freese and move Bell (own Mariano, Nathan & Kenley).

    Trade Heath Bell, Tommy Hansen & Michael Wacha FOR David Freese & Matt Adams

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Freese side

  252. goodfold2 says:
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    alien simmons was just dropped by somebody in 10 team league. simmons or espinosa at ss?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Espinosa

  253. Eddy says:
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    Kenley Jansen giving up two HR to blow a 1-0 lead in the 8th.

    It really hurt to watch that. That’s like two weeks erased in Mattingly’s good will book. Ugh.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ugh indeed

  254. dk says:
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    Follow up on my earlier Cruz Q – Better trade throw-in target: Cody Ross, Seth Smith or Rajai Davis?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      None… Smith

  255. Trigger Cut says:
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    Take his Machado for my Miller where my 3B is Frazier and Jo-Fer is available, right?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d want Machado

      • Trigger Cut says:
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        @Grey: Me too. Thanks!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  256. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    i’m assuming cingrani can be dropped now, and he won’t be back up until another injury? Which of these is best for his spot for bench bat.
    eric chavez/venable/raul ibanez/ankiel/snider?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup… Venable…

  257. Jack Full of Hate says:
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    If you have been with a latin lady you know this one….Oh Papiiiii

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha! Hung out with only Cubans for a while… Heard it a lot…

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Grey: nothing like it when they are in cowgirl

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Hey now!

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Grey: being out here you never met any Salvie’s? those chicks are Kaaaarraaaazzyyyyyy!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nah… Never went there… But have had some crazies…

  258. nightpandas says:
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    Still like Mclouth? I would drop Hughes and play him over Arcia and Ozuna

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Go for it…

  259. nightpandas says:
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    Cingrani worth holding onto (15 teams , keep 9), have 5 bench spots, could grab Santiago or Phelps

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @nightpandas: doesn’t look like he’ll be back without injury to somebody or leake goes back to comfy with job self again. sant has decent schedule coming up, i think.

  260. nightpandas says:
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    Davis/Cobb vs Rollins/H Bailey

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Davis

  261. Simply Fred

    simply fred says:
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    Trade just went down in ECFBL. Stanton to #3 team for Wilhemsen #8 team.

    Grey: Fair?

    (word on Stanton: Hitting, throwing and jogging on anti-gravity treadmill as of May 17 update. Possibly May.)

    • Simply Fred

      simply fred says:
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      @simply fred: trade got pulled…

  262. jro says:
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    Straight up my Zobrist for Wilin, i have hill as long term 2b. ill be picking up someone in meantime.

    M Montero as C for now.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Zobrist, but it’s fair-ish…

  263. Nico says:
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    I need to pick up someone to take Garcia’s place, how would you rank Odorizzi, Hector Santiago, and Cloyd? Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Santiago, Odorizzi…

  264. RedRox says:
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    Which streamer for tomorrow?
    Gee@cubs
    Pettibone@reds
    Gast@Brews
    Lackey@Minn
    Mendoza@A’s
    Nicasio@SanFran

    • RedRox says:
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      ***

      Gee@cubs
      Pettibone Vs. reds at home
      Gast Vs. Brews at home
      Lackey@Minn
      Mendoza@A’s
      Nicasio Vs. SanFran at home
      RedRox:

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      None of them… Lackey…

  265. dustin says:
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    do you think i should continue to wait on jesus montero to get his hitting going or jump ship and pick up ryan doumit, aj pierzynski, or jp arencibia off FA??

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      JP

  266. Montero.is.Spanish.for.Moustakas says:
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    I wanted your input on this trade I just accepted: He gets my Jason Grilli for his Andre Ethier. Fair?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Grilli, but it’s fair…

      • Montero.is.Spanish.for.Moustakas says:
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        its a saves/hold league. I have Rosenthal as a replacement, I figured an Ethier type was the best I could do.

  267. Steve says:
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    Is Garza in line for two starts this week and should I start him over Ryu in a head to head points league

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Garza is supposed to start twice… I’d start Ryu…

  268. ROLFAMLO says:
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    Around what type of production can we expect from Yelich if (when) he comes up early-to-mid June?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Couple of homers, .240 average and some speed…

      • ROLFAMLO says:
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        @Grey: Poopycock

  269. cheerio says:
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    Matt Cain & Ben Revere

    Or

    Nelson Cruz & Jarod Parker

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cain

  270. costaricanchata says:
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    all you big-time movie watchers and my post of 2:59 pm doesn’t get a rise out of one of you ?

    must be that all of those fruity smokes are going to your head .

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I didn’t get it, still don’t…

      • costaricanchata says:
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        @Grey:

        bill and ted’s excellent adventure .

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha! It’s been a long time….

    • Jack Full of Hate says:
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      @costaricanchata: # 3 O’Clock High?

  271. BEASTDOG says:
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    Things get a little trickier in FANTRAX Salary Cap leagues.You can have any player you want as long as you stay under the 60 mil cap. I’m down to 10 player purchases out of the 15 allotted. Feel like I wasted one on Buccholz a few weeks ago. I want Mad Max , overlooking the fact that he lost to the Lastros,thinking long term.. He also has 2 starts coming this week. So does Hamels. Gotta think Cole turns it around unless it’s his shoulder which bothered him in ST..Choice to make is dump Cole or dump Buch. Thoughts?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d go with Buch

  272. Frank Lynch says:
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    This is the idea that I think you should use for your website : I probly ask 5-10 questions a day but also this will work even if I ask one. Now when I ask a question, by the time I get back to the computer waiting for an answer they’ll be like 100 questions from other people asked after my question and that means I have to scroll up and find my question. By the time I get there weather it’s answered or not but if it isn’t and I have a totally new question I ask another one then another 100 people have already asked more questions. Even if I stem all my questions together about 1000 questions get asked throughout the day. My point is that everytime I wanna see the answer or ask another question, I spend most of the time on here scrolling and scrolling looking for my name through 1000 other people and it kinda stinks cause it takes forever!! My idea is that I think you should have a search engine on each Blog on the board and instead of having to scroll all day looking, you can just type your name in the search engine and all your questions will pop up from that blog!! Isn’t that a good idea? Also it’s good for you cause instead of people asking a bunch of separate questions they can pull up they’re name and stem all there questions off there own questions. I hope you like it cause that would help so much!!! Just name it after me or find me a job cause I’m Handicapped… LOL

    • mc serch says:
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      @Frank Lynch: if using windows, just hit control f and type your handle in the box…will take you to your comments…not sure of the equivalent for a mac…hope that helps…

      • Frank Lynch says:
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        Oh cool thanks!! It highlights your name.. Oh also, everytime I ask a question in order to see if it was answered I have to refresh the page. Do you have to do that? Is it sopposed to make a noise or something? It’s never live right?

        • Eddy says:
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          @Frank Lynch: Been CTRL-F’ing for a while here. Not good for just your name, but also to see if a question you already asked was answered already. You just search for a player’s name (works good for the “Start so and so @ATL today?” questions and the like).

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You can just do a Find for your name.

  273. mc serch says:
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    Good morning Grey….we starting Moore at Camden and Homer at Philly today? My spidey sense is tingling on both away starts, particularly Bailey…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d start both…

      • mc serch says:
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        @Grey: i did….and it worked out rather nicely…danke schoen

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  274. Silky says:
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    Drop Moreland or Arenado for LaRoche?

  275. Derrick says:
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    Start Holland tonight against Det?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I would

  276. Anthony says:
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    @Grey: Dropped Cingrani- Should I pick up Capuano or wait till a better pitching option comes along ? Also drop Arencibia for Grandal ??

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d pick up someone Capuano, isn’t great but if that’s all you have… I’d hold JP…

      • Anthony says:
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        @Grey: Yeah there really isnt alot of options just soso pitchers on crap teams guess ill hold off for now or maybe pickup some relief help.

  277. cheerio says:
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    ROS – JP or Sal Perez. Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Perez

  278. Terrence Mann says:
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    As usual, stacked my rosters with Grey pitchers this year. Most have been solid but is it time to accept the fact that Estrada is the long lost turd cousin of Bud Norris and can be cut on all fronts?

    Also, did Ubaldo get his velocity back?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d cut Estrada… No…

  279. Evil Grey says:
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    Trying to get Tulo. He really wants my Machado/Burnett. I don’t want to part with Manny. You think Aramis/Burnett is fair? Can you look over my squad real quick and gimme a combo of a bat/(#SP) that you’d be willing to part with/fair for Tulo? Thanks

    1B E5
    2b Altuve
    3b Machado
    SS Andrus
    OF Choo
    OF Marte
    OF A-Gon
    UTIL Machado
    UTIL Cain
    B-Rutledge
    B-Willingham
    B-Prado
    DL-Stanton
    DL-Tex
    B-

    • Evil Grey says:
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      @Evil Grey: Doh, I don’t have two Machado’s. Imagine? One of them is Aramis.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Aramis/Burnett isn’t really fair but you can try it… What does he need? A 3rd baseman? Machado/Burnett is fair… A-Gon and Burnett…

  280. Nick says:
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    Hey Grey, quick question on starting pitchers today, if you read this before 1-130PM!!

    I have;
    Dickey @ NYY
    Tillman v TB
    Bailey @ PHI
    Wood v NYM

    I’m currently +20IP on the season, I was thinking start 3 & bench Tillman. I have 9 points on Saves/Ks, 8.5pts on W & ERA (6) WHIP (7)…and there all of out 12

    WHO DO I BENCH, IF ANY? TO save some inning and save myself from further destroying my WHIP/ERA!? I was thinking bench Tilman, roll dice with the rest?

    P.S. Verlander killed my staff with his last start & I also own Medlan so my pitching staff is stacked, just offense blows!!!

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      @Nick: I’m in NY & rain is bad…Yanks & Dickey is POSTPONED! So now I have;

      Bailey
      Tillman
      Wood

      So do I bench any of these guys who might inflate my ERA/WHIP? I’m a diehard Met fan who just returned from Chi-Town for work and loved the city, but I think a few of the Mets are clicking (Wright & Murphy) so would could go 7 3ER 1.5wHIP? I’d bench that!

      Thoughts? Games start at 1:30 EST (40min), hopefully you see this & THANKS as always, will send that beer I promised via PayPal next week

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        I’d bench Tillman…

        • Nick says:
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          @Grey: THANKS for quick reply Grey….Yea, I just looked at Tillman’s last few performances…ALOTTA walks which won’t help recover my WHIP! He also did not fair well against TB last outing (at home, no less)taking a lose while giving up 4ER, 2HR, 2Walks

          Bailey looked in the zone last game, goin 9IP ya have to roll with him..

          and then there’s WOOD! I love my Mets but think Wood will keep the game tight (as the Met’s simply struggle at the plate with the exception of Wright (& Murphy as of late)…so roll with WOOD & BAILEY to lower the WHIP/ERA & hopefully pull out 2W’s!?

          Thanks as always Grey, I really need help on offense as I’ve dropped from 3rd place to 9th place (12 team ROTO) so I’ll be back on a little later with more questions & recommendations…as far as I’m concerned, you ARE my consultant…and I’m and IT auditor at a BIG4 Accounting Firm! LOL

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            No problem, good luck!

            • Nick says:
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              @Grey: Hey Grey, one more quick question relating to offense & my DL bench (ill be following up in way more depth later regarding my slumping offense)…

              I picked up A Hill about 2 weeks ago & slid him into my DL spot as it was blank & my current 2B is Daniel Murphy or Jed Lowrie (SS/2B) — I also slide in A. Cabrera at SS so I have flexibility with these positions but my question is….continue to hold A Hill for the benefits in the future? I also have Austin Jackson (now DL’d) & taking up a spot on my bench…

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Hold Hill…

  281. Herschel says:
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    So what the big surprise for Monday? Have I missed the blues clues?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s sorta already on the site…

  282. Elwood Blues says:
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    NL Only 12 team 4×4.. if you were going to take a chance on one of these starters going forward would it be fireballer Burch Smith or crafty John Gast? Or hell no stay away from both? (it’s a keeper league so others like Wheeler, Cole, Wacha already rostered)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gast