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One-time Mariner Tom Paciorek was the face of the organization for the better part of the last 40 years.  Ken Griffey Jr. once said of Paciorek, “For many years, Seattle fans came up to me and asked if I was a very tan Paciorek, because Paciorek left such an indelible mark.”  Edgar Martinez once said of Tom Paciorek, “You can’t think of the Mariners without thinking of Tom Paciorek.  He’s so gutsy, you’d think he got those guts from a local abattoir that provides Wilson with its top-notch tennis racquets.”  Randy Johnson has said, “I got the idea for my mullet from Tom Paciorek’s back hair.”  All of this flattery heaped on Paciorek, and he said, “You guys need to check out Mitch Haniger!  Now amscray before I dazzle you with a bon mot.”  Wow.  The modesty on that Paciorek.  In Triple-A last year, Haniger had 20 HRs, 8 SBs and a .341 average.  His BABIP was a bit high, but he likely won’t drain your batting average below, say, .250.  He already has 3 HRs and one steal, and is 26 years old, so his time is now.  Plus, the Mariners are playing him, and batting him in a good place in the order.  There’s little reason why you shouldn’t at least give him a shot on all fantasy teams.  After all, he has the Tom Paciorek Seal of Approval (ToPa SeaApp, trademark pending).  Anyway, here’s some more players to buy or sell this week in fantasy baseball:

BUY

Travis d’Arnaud – I like to give at least one catcher a week, but, damn, catchers suck.  It’s like the rest of baseball is living in the 90s, sticking needles in their butts and talking about Amanda on Melrose Place while the catchers are in the Dead Ball Era.  James McCann’s been kinda hot, but he doesn’t play anywhere close to every day and is projected for 8-10 homers.  Devin Mesoraco interests me in a way.  That way is, “Did science or nature created such an ugly man?”  This, I suppose, is how I decided to feature d’Arnaud in this week’s Buy.  Really, Frankencatcher.

Ryan Zimmerman – It’s like it’s 2012 all over again.  He must’ve stayed last night in a Renaissance.

Lucas Duda – He’s only owned in 10% of ESPN leagues?  What does he have to do to get owned in more leagues besides doing an in-game interview with Karl Ravech?  Kiss some babies?  Don’t make Duda kiss your babies!

Cesar Hernandez – Uh-oh, I feel a rhyme coming on from my alter ego, Be Fire.

Where’s Saladino?  Has he become Cesar?  Cobb?  Waldorf Difo?
Worried that my pitching’s WHIP **it, Devo!
Buxton and Broxton feel like a double bogey,
Cesar’s modest, wears two togas, then spelled that shizz togae!
My MI — not stuttering — is Mondesi and Owings,
I’m wearing a Body Glove and Buxton can blow all five of me’s!

Scooter Gennett – Has been hot, but is still more of an NL-Only play and leagues where you need one guy named after transportation and Vespa Jones is taken.

Wilmer Difo – Jesus, the Green Goblin is a Basquiat full of SAGNOF for deeper leagues.

Eugenio Suarez – There’s a bridge one takes from one decent player to another on waivers, separating the two is the Suarez Canal.

Taylor Motter – He’s simply a bat for a week while Segura mends.  In leagues where you’re picking him up, I assume you just need a warm body and nothing else Motters.

Steven Souza – You know what song every sousaphone player should learn?  “Play That Funky Music White Boy,” because, I mean, who else is playing a sousaphone?

Corey Dickerson – Two weeks in a row now that Dickerson has remained a hot bat.  Might just be seeing him recapture a bit of that Rockies glory he once had.

Avisail Garcia – There’s always a few weeks a year Avisail gets hot, and usually we pick him up about a day or two after that hotness ends.  Must be about that time!

Aaron Judge – Seriously surprised Judge is still available in so many leagues.  It’s as if people are no longer influenced by ESPN and the New York media.  *hears from multiple people about how great Jordan Montgomery is*  Maybe I spoke too soon.

Hunter Renfroe – I wanna be in one of these Renfroe is available leagues.  Though, then it would make it very hard to hold onto Buxton, and I’m enjoying the ulcer he’s giving me.

Michael Conforto – I don’t wanna kavorka anyone, but we need Granderson to get injured.  Conforto’s lack of playing time is criminal like what you did with your tax write-offs this year.  Because you made mac and cheese one night doesn’t mean you’re a chef and can write-off your Burger King receipts.

Jesse Winker – Called up today by the Reds.  Not only does he sound like Mr. Bungle’s heartthrob half brother, he’s also a potential difference maker in OBP formats.  There’s no speed, and the power has shown flashes, but was significantly sapped in 2016 following a wrist injury.  On the edges of mixed league relevancy.

Joaquin Benoit – He’s the Phils closer.  What, you don’t like saves?  I don’t even know who you are!  Seriously, I don’t.  Why are you standing outside my window?  Hey, that’s not a possum!  That’s Cougs’ mink shoal she’s drying in the sun!

Jeremy Jeffress – Ah, the Rangers’ closing shituation.  What a fudgeasco.  You know who really has me interested?  Jose Leclerc.  The Spanish South African dictator?  No, but him and P.W. Botha both get The Gas Face.  Of course, everyone and their mother thinks Jeffress is the next Rangers closer.  Even Leclerc’s mother!  Leclerc throws 96 with nasty get-out-of-here, so I’m stashing him too.  Oh, and Bush?  Yeah, if he gets healthy he could further complicate this.

Alex Cobb – This isn’t about his next start.  This is about his pitching.  Okay, he should do that in his next start, but this is more big picture.  I like The Tampa Bay Peach for the season.  Right now, he has a 7+ K/9 and his control has returned (1.4 BB/9).  It’s time to get reacquainted with him.

Alex Wood – So, Alex Cobb to Alex Wood…The next starter better not be Alex Cornhole.  Rich Hill might return on Sunday and bump Wood, but Hill’s had blister problems for 18 months, so I’d go Wood, and it sounds like Hill has too, for too long, hence the blisters.

Bartolo Colon – Cobb…Wood…Colon… Is this the Spice Channel’s Match Game?  Or maybe $25,000 Pyramid.  “Things That Make My Bowels Move.”  By the way, $25,000 Pyramid contestants now would be like, “What am I going to do with the money?  Hmm, buy a half a car?  Maybe I’ll go to a community college for a semester.  Shop at Whole Foods for a week?  I don’t know, possibilities are endless!”  Oh, and Colon’s a Stream-o-Nator call.

SELL

Josh Donaldson – All preseason I had this feeling.  This sinking, nagging feeling.  Not like when you walk in on your parents having sex.  More like when you walk in on your girlfriend and your best friend, but you wanted to break up with her anyway and you continue to hang with your buddy.  “Bros before derogatory girl words!”  And you guys pound fists.  Then, about two weeks later, you guys are drinking and you look at him while he’s laughing and you want to stab him with a spork, but you don’t.  Instead, you just have a sinking, nagging feeling.  That is how Donaldson made me feel all preseason.  This feels like the year Donaldson goes from 1st rounder to 5th rounder.  I wouldn’t trade him for a haircut at the “We’ll Make You Look Like Adam Duritz” hair salon, but I would explore options.

 
  1. Jean Genie says:
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    Grey!

    20 team dynasty roto. My Aledmys for his Gerrit Cole? I’m a year away from competing but really don’t have any pitching. This would be more for future years as opposed to this year.

    Enjoy the weekend!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Cole, it’s fair

  2. Shawn Of the Livid says:
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    Hello Grey!

    Thoughts on Shoemaker? About to trade for Severino

    Have a nice weekend !

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Severino

  3. Brett says:
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    Give Nola, Maeda & Jankowski

    Get Haniger & McCullers

    [sorry, this kid I’m trying to trade with is impossible]

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haniger side

      • Brett says:
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        @Grey: As a backup, would Cotton, Maeda & Jankowski for Haniger & McCullers?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sure

    • Tony says:
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      @Brett: Impossible ? Perhaps he/she just doesnt like getting taken from behind w/out consent-

      Middle ground pitchers like Nola/ Maeda are like new cars the second you make a right turn outta the dealership-

      Your offer will arouse NO blood flow from the recipient

  4. Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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    Great one!

    In a 3-OF H2H categories league (obp ops no avg):

    Would you drop Joc or Broxton (each keepable for $4) for Haniger and that tasty obp ops?

    Also, someone just dropped Justin Upton here but I’m getting Vietnam flashbacks of having him in this league last year, then dropping him before his final month.

    Alternatively, do Upton and Haniger trump Joc and Broxton?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Upton over Broxton

      • Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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        @Grey: thanks!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  5. SpottieOttieDopaliscious says:
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    12-team H2H points league

    I’ve got an extra outfielder and an extra SP. Want to drop (at least) one of them to free up a streamer spot for the weeks ahead. So, if I died and willed my team to you, which of these expendable schmoes would you drop to start streaming?

    OF – Heyward, Markakis, Granderson
    SP – Foltynewicz, Joe Ross

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, Markakis, Folty, Grandy

  6. Demribbies says:
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    Ozuna $4 or Dahl $5 in keeper league?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ozuna

      • Curious George Springer says:
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        @Grey: wow. Dahl has fallen that far with this injury? worried Parra is playing his way into some sort of timeshare? Or is OZUNA hot start. OZUNA hit balls hard. OZUNA rise in Grey’s mind?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          OZUNA, George, OZUNA

  7. phil says:
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    Duda or Reynolds ?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Duda

      • Chris says:
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        @Grey: Duda or Shaw?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Duda

  8. The JoGarza says:
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    Hey Grey,

    12-team H2H OBP.

    R.Martin or d’Arnaud?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Travis

  9. Wu Tanguay Clan says:
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    you keeping sir wellington over d’arneaud? or is it a d’arNOPE

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  10. Big Magoo

    Big Magoo says:
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    I can’t imagine he’s still available in too many leagues, but I agree with your Haniger recommendation. Looks like a 25/15 guy who should stick at the top of the lineup due to his walk rate.

    You know who I wish I owned but somehow managed to get no shares of this season? Brandon Drury. He won’t run much, but should hit for a solid average with good counting stats. Has 20, maybe even 25 homer power too. Should be 2B/3B/OF eligible in most formats. Definitely whiffed on that one.

    Have you watched Brockmire yet?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup, I like Drury a lot too… haven’t tried Brockmire… haven’t had a chance

      • Big Magoo

        Big Magoo says:
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        @Grey: Yeah, I hear ya. Haven’t had a chance to watch this week’s episode yet, but I’ll probably check it out either tonight or tomorrow.

        Marte is playing 1B and hitting 5th for the Angels tonight. Is there something I’m missing on Cron? He didn’t start yesterday either. Is he hurt or is the Sciosciopath just jerking him around again?

  11. ThE sHiT says:
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    Reds call up Winker?

    What should we expect from him?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      In post

  12. ThE sHiT says:
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    Sorry Grey, read the news on Bleacher Report, then came straight to the comments once i saw it. Happy Easter Sunday weekend, hope you have a good one!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You too!

  13. Scott says:
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    What about Andrus? Are you buying? I know the HR pace wont continue but he was a better hitter in 2nd half of last year and is driving the ball more now. Could he be a 15 hr 25 sb guy? He could put up better runs and rbi too if he is hitting higher in the order like he has been.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure, I’ll buy…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He’s not owned in less than 50% of leagues why he’s not listed

    • BauerPatchKids says:
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      @Scott: Not Grey, but I drafted him in the 20th round and am riding the wave (or taking him if you need an MI). FanGraphs had a good column this week on his swing changes. He’s driving the ball well but I still think absolute best case scenario is 8-10 HRs.

  14. Warren Loegering says:
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    Donaldson for…

    Darvish?
    Story?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup, either

  15. BauerPatchKids says:
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    10 team H2H w/ OPS. Drop VMart for Duda or Conforto? This would be for a UT spot.

    • Curious George Springer says:
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      @BauerPatchKids: I don’t think you can own Conforto in a 10 team league if he would be starting for you. He’s only playing in about 1/2 the Mets’ games. I’d give Wet Tail a whirl. Wet Tail. You might regret cutting V-Mart, but if he’s your worst player there are probably plenty of good options on waivers all the time.

  16. the_hungarian_hippo says:
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    I just got proposed Margot/Leake for my Buxton. Is that good enough to cut bait?

    H2H… H, R, RBI, SB, HR, AVG, OBP, SLG… IP, ERA, WHIP, K/9, QS, H+S
    My OF is Stanton, Blackmon, Duvall
    My SP is Carrasco, Lester, Hill, Nola, Gray, Paxton, Nova, Bundy, Shoemaker
    My grammar is terrible.
    Your thoughts are appreciated.

    Thanks Grey

  17. primetime says:
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    I have Russel Martin, drop him for Travis D?

    Drop Broxton for Duda, Garcia… Also Granderson or any Mets outfield get hurt.. Drop Broxton for Conforto this weekend?

    • Curious George Springer says:
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      @primetime: You’re allowed to read the other comments.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Haha

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure…. Hold…

  18. Hawk says:
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    Drop Wacha or Liriano for Severino?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Severino

  19. Shawn Of the Livid says:
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    Vogt or Travis?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Travis

  20. Chicken Shack says:
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    Coach, Am Garrett with a nice start to the season. I understand his velo is wonky compared to his mIL numbers.
    Is this a guy to hold or drop for 2 start pitcher or established vet?

    • Chicken Shack says:
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      @Chicken Shack: it looks like J Garcia gets Padres and Phills and Brandon Mc gets AZ home then away.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Stream

      • Chicken Shack says:
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        @Grey:

        Thanks – enjoy the games this weekend.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No you!

  21. Jerry says:
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    Hey, Grey. Matt Moore or Robbie Ray in a head to head points league? Thanks!

    • Curious George Springer says:
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      @Jerry: Moore, probably. That said, I think Ray could break out at any moment. His FIP was much much better than his ERA last year. So far this year, he’s been super wild (30% of pitches in the zone), and has still managed a similar FIP. Moore is more stable and racks up more innings, which makes a bigger difference in points leagues.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ray

  22. Gary says:
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    Howdy grey ! I posted in your other post but after posting I didn’t realize you had a new post my B

    H2h pts . Not weekly.

    Say yes or no to the trade I received:

    I send Adrian Gonzalez, Jake Arrieta & adam Eaton.

    I receive: Anthony rizzo , Jason Hayward & adam wainwright

    My 1b is A-Gon, on my bench I have josh bell yuck.

    My OFers we start 5: Giancarlo Stanton, benintendi, schwarber, kiermaier, Aaron judge.

    At utility I have Corey Dickerson & Margot

    Bench: eaton, josh bell.

    DL posey
    DL trea Turner

    SPs we start 5

    Arrieta
    Gerrit Cole
    Dallas keuchel
    Hamels
    Nola

    Bench Paxton , Blake snell, Jordan Zimmerman & wacha

    I received another one different owner where I deal eaton straight up for Jayson werth

    Have a great weekend!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Take Rizzo

  23. Bringdaruckus says:
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    Haniger over Puig ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Prolly

  24. SpottieOttieDopaliscious says:
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    Back again because brothers been hitting me up with trade offers and I’m all torn up:
    12-team H2H points league (keepers)

    Deal 1:
    give – XBogaerts, Edwin Diaz, Kepler
    get – Lindor, Jansen

    Deal 2:
    give – Archer
    get – JD Martinez, Castellanos, Wainwright

    I know deal 2 sucks, and I’m pretty sure he’ll counter by asking for Salazar instead of Archer. I still think that deal sucks, but want to make sure I’m not overvaluing my own guys.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Do #1

  25. Mr. Rickey says:
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    Who do you like better – Drury or Yunel Escobar? I like Drury’s multi-position eligibility and pop but I like Escobar hitting in front of Trout. 12 team H2H league.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Drury

  26. Bob Loblaw says:
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    Pick only two: Kepler, Judge, Grichuk, Werth, Heyward, Leonys, Zimmer (one will be a bench piece so could be more speculative)

    Catcher scab is ready to pick: d’Arnaud, Vogt, Yadier, Leon, JMcCann, Rupp. TDA’s a no brainer, right? Y’know, until next week at least.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Judge, Grichuk…Travis

  27. Negatto says:
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    Who do you like better for Utility spot, Moreland or V. Martinez for Utility?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Moreland

  28. Eric says:
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    I’m in a 20 team dynasty Roto 6×6 and got offered Ian Desmond for Conforto and Barreto.

    Assuming Desmond is back in 3 weeks, this should definitely help me compete this year, long term is more questionable depending how you project those young guys. I already have arenado and story so the denver stack would be exciting.

    what do you think?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Desmond side

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Julio Borbon

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I think he might be on the down low

      • Ralph Lifshitz

        Ralph Lifshitz says:
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        @Grey: Has that clip taken over your brain? It seems to have destroyed Noisewater.

          • Dr. Kenneth Noisewater says:
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            @Ralph Lifshitz: @Grey: This ain’t no poker gaaaaame!

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Noisewater, you on the down low?

              • Dr. Kenneth Noisewater says:
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                @Grey: Hey! Don’t let my tardiness in replying mean anything else but me being busy. I was in no way figuring out if I was holding a pair of queens in my poker game of life.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  I don’t know, they look like jacks to me

                  • Dr. Kenneth Noisewater says:
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                    @Grey: Now I’m full of hate! HA!

      • Ralph Lifshitz

        Ralph Lifshitz says:
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        @J-FOH: I often think about quitting glue, but why? Amirite?

        • J-FOH says:
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          @Ralph Lifshitz: preaching to the choir. Shitty part is I keep buying models to hide my habit

  29. J-Hova says:
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    Whoa Grey. No Kendrick release reference???

    What are you doing with Puig? I know it’s too early to panic but guys like Renfroe are available. Should I move on?

    Buy sell is my favorite time of the week! Thanks!

    • J-Hova says:
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      @J-Hova:

      Kepler also available

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Damn.

      I’d move on to Renfroe

  30. TheBlackBarnacle says:
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    Just picked up Saladino expecting him to return to the Buy column to find him only existing in a rap verse… Does that mean you’re out on him or is that a subtle nod? Am I stupid to drop Hernan Perez for him?

    • Grey

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      I’d hold Saladino, still like him, nothing’s changed from last week, Perez is better than him tho

  31. mrtrivia17 says:
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    Drop Wellington for D’Arnaud or just Ron Popeil it? Thx!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Go Travis

      • Chris says:
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        @Grey: Grandal or Travis D?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yasmani

  32. H says:
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    Would you drop Finnegan and/or Gray for two of these three: Pineda, Gio, Benoit? Or any other pitchers that you would drop for those guys?

    My staff
    Duffy
    Lackey
    Salazar
    Ray
    Gausman
    Finnegan
    Gray

    RP

    Giles
    Robertson
    Bedrosian
    Osuna

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pineda, Benoit

      • H says:
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        @Grey: thank you sir!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem!

  33. SpecialFNK says:
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    16 team keeper league (keep 5), yahoo, roto, 5×5.

    give- Gerrit Cole, Marcell Ozuna.
    get- Jon Lester, Odubel Herrera.

    Lester gives me a better starter than Cole?
    I need R more than RBI, so Herrera helps me more than Ozuna?
    good yes?

    MY TEAM
    CA- Zunino. 1B- Pujols. 2B- Forsythe. 3B- Machado. SS- Owings. IN- Duda.
    OF- Marte. OF- Trumbo. OF- Duvall. OF- Ozuna. UT- Holliday.
    BN- Jankowski, DeShields, Winker, Mancini. DL- Beltre.
    SP- Bumgarner. SP- Cole. RP- Osuna. RP- Familia.
    P- Braley. P- JWilson. P- Barnette.
    BN- Taillon, Nola, Nova, Davies, JJimenez.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  34. James Bishop says:
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    In deep leagues, would you consider dropping Jaime Garcia or Jason Hammel for Jimmy Nelson, Wily Peralta, or Jesse Hahn? The top of my rotation is set, but the back end looks hideous so far.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not quite yet

  35. Cyler says:
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    Matt Carpenter for Gregory Polanco?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I prefer Polanco

      • Cyler says:
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        @Grey: That’s great to hear because I made that deal an hour ago lol.

        I currently own Margot and Myers. I like Renfroe but I am terrified to own three Padres. Should I stick or is three really company too?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Hold for now

  36. Jvillan says:
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    Trumbo or Drury ROS
    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Trumbo

  37. Jeff says:
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    How do you order Brad Miller, Logan Forsythe, and Travis Shaw?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Miller, Logan

  38. Sport says:
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    Love Buy/Sell columns. Thank you for the extra time you put into these each week.

    I’m in a 15 team keeper league where we have to keep two pitchers. I have sat on Kluber/Arrieta for a couple years and trying to move Arrieta but one guy wants McCullers really bad instead. He wants to give me his 2018 5th rounder (value of 61-75) Lance.

    Trade McCullers for the pick? Use him as one of my keepers next year (injury risk)?

    Thank you.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No problem…. Hold Lance

  39. Mike says:
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    Would you rather have Haniger or Margot?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haniger

  40. Agnomen says:
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    Grey, I’m in the middle of a reverse dynasty trade. I’m in line to get Bagwell in exchange for Piazza. What do you think?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Get more

  41. The Great Knoche says:
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    An All Garcia Outfield for the White Sox today. Only heard of 1.5 of them.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, I saw

  42. Righty says:
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    Dickerson or Kepler ?

    Waiting patiently on Devon Travis… is that a mistake? Haven’t seen much talk about him here, but he’s hitting around the Buxton line.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Dickerson, hold Travis

  43. Steve says:
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    Stras has a blind ump today, he’s not getting clear strikes. It’s painful to watch. It’s like a scene out of the Naked Gun. Every Nat’s jawing at him.

    • Grey

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      HA

  44. Grey

    Grey says:
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    *****Tapia called up

    • Steve says:
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      @Grey: really?!

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Yeah

        • Steve says:
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          @Grey: Zimmer or Tapia?

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Tapia

            • Steve says:
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              @Grey: Thanks!

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                No problem!

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Let’s hope he plays

                • Steve says:
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                  @Grey: he’ll likely platoon against rhp to start but as a bench bat th@Grey: Dahl 2.0 (bat-wise)?

                  • Grey

                    Grey says:
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                    Yeah

                    • SteveNZ says:
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                      @Grey: The Steves are loving them some Tapia!

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Ha, he’s only up for paternity leave by Parra

    • SteveNZ says:
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      @Grey: Thanks! Just grabbed him – and Bellinger too.

      Elsewhere, a decent start in Wrigley might be what Cole needs to get going…

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Wait, why Bellinger? He called up?

        • SteveNZ says:
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          @Grey: Nah – grabbed him yesterday – just needed a guy for my NA slot. Took Ralph’s highest-ranked prospect that was available haha.

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Gotcha

            • SteveNZ says:
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              @Grey: Ralph reckons he’s only up to cover Parra’s paternity leave. Booo!

              • Steve says:
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                @SteveNZ: d’oh!

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Yeah

  45. Troy says:
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    Since deshitz isn’t the sell, I’m to assume he should still take up the spot on my bench, next to Prince fielder?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Watch your nachos

  46. Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey says:
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    from the drop gsellman or not for senzatela in 20 team dynasty. due to the max 6 SP rule (but teams DO in fact put SP/RP in RP slots, which is legal) there’s probably about just under 130 SP owned at any time. that is deep, but even then enough people stream their worst slot such that i was able to grab nelson before his yesterday start (dropping hammel on my part)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  47. Cole says:
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    Winner’s hit tool reminds me of Benintendi. If he were in Boston he’d be 80% owned by Monday.

    • Cole says:
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      @Cole: winker I meant

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Prolly true

  48. Huddy says:
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    Grey, Pollock vs Kershaw Mazara Thames Cain Thames bench 1

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cain

      • Huddy says:
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        @Grey: sorry Haniger also in the mix, still Cain?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, but I don’t know matchups

  49. adam goldstein says:
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    @Grey: 12 team weekly roto. drop any of these bench bats for tapia – dyson, semien or margot?

    thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh

      • adam goldstein says:
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        @Grey: Parra going on paternity leave. Assuming thats the reason for the call up? I guess if he hits, it will be hard to send him back down, but may not be prolonged stay….

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup

  50. FrankGrimes says:
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    I may be slow but
    Is zeke going from man to woman
    or woman to man?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He’s a guy, he’s done going anywhere

  51. Ocho says:
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    My boy just dropped 10k on Astros tonight then I showed him what you wrote about graveman should he be worried lol

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hope not

      • Ocho says:
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        @Grey: would you start graveman tonight ?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I am

  52. Polish neighbor says:
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    Herrro!
    Drop c.gomez for h.renfroe?
    Keepers league.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

      • Polish neighbor says:
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        @Grey: thank you. Happy Easter!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You too!

  53. spider monkey says:
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    haniger or fowler ros?

    assuming healthy all year, is d’arnaud better than wilson contreras? thanks Grey

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haniger… no, Willson’s better

  54. Bryan Cohen says:
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    Grey, whos the better start, Pineda at home against Cards or Wood at home against Zona?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pineda

  55. Matt says:
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    Trade Donaldson for K. Seager?

    • Matt says:
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      @Matt: Rendon or J. Turner also. In case the owner is afraid that he just went on the DL.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Sure

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  56. adam goldstein says:
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    @Grey: worth stashing street while on the dl in strictly saves (meaning no holds) league? any chance he takes over for bedrosian? with gray hitting dl, i could use the roster spot….

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  57. Adam says:
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    Fowler or Renfroe ROS??

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Fowler, coin flip

  58. Hugman says:
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    Damn. Wish I woulda thought to stream Starlin Castro against the Cards today. He murders Cardinal pitching, and I have a Segura-sized hole at 2B. Something to think about this weekend.

    • Hugman says:
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      @Hugman: He hit a two-run homer since I typed this.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Damn, true

  59. Maark says:
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    Which sides do you like in these deals? 6 cato league w/ R, RBI, HR, Net SB, OBP, and SLG

    Altuve for Stanton, and Odor and Hammel for Stanton

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Altuve, Odor

  60. Tigres says:
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    Nola looked good today. I’m promoting him to “start every start except in Coors” status. Napoli over Healy in OBP league?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, and Healy

  61. J-FOH says:
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    What was that hulu show you recommended?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Line of Duty

      • J-FOH says:
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        @Grey: we got the free month

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Line of Duty is one of the best shows I’ve seen in the last year

  62. Brian Zeller says:
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    Give Xander Boegarts & Carlos Santana. Get Trevor Story and Jose Ramirez?…..thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bit much

  63. SteveNZ says:
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    Gray out for at least a month…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’m right here!

  64. Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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    Would you drop Holliday or Jankowski to add Domingo in 12 team standard roto leagues? Not many SBs in my infield or utl, so relying on my OF for SB (polanco Rajai jank Broxton Holliday while awaiting JD Mart and Dahl to return from DL).

    Thanks!

    • Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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      @Duda Want to Build a Snowman?: whoops also Souza is on my bench. Seems like Souza and Domingo are similar guys…though I’ve always been partial to Domingo

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Holliday

  65. Robert says:
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    8 team NL only Rotisserie season. I have these pitchers Gsellman,Nelson, Conley, W.Peralta, Ryu and Wheeler. On waivers I could get Corbin, C. Reed, S. Miller or Colon. Are any of the pitchers on waivers better than the six I have on my team?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Corbin over Wily Peralta

  66. Frank Lynch says:
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    Who would you drop for Ryan Zimmerman? Morales, Mark Reynolds or neither? points lEAgue. Thnx

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d hold for now

  67. John Lott says:
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    Give DL Donaldson and Trumbo, get Story, Melky, and AJ Ramos?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bit much

  68. Cohen says:
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    Grey, Souza another bomb, i know i asked you earlier but would u still drop him for Grichuk or hold?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Can hold for now

      • Cohen says:
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        @Grey: thanks

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  69. J-Money says:
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    Whats up Grey,

    12 team OPS league, Kepler or Broxton? I know you recommended to move on from Broxton last week, but its like a bad stock, I just can’t let go. Meanwhile, Kepler heating up a bit and hitting 5 today.

    Thanks man!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Kepler

  70. Dr. Chym says:
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    Need some help – I punted catcher accidentally (thanks beer): keep yadier or pick up TDA?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      TDA

  71. Make Baseball Great Again says:
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    in your professional opinion does 1 or both of tapia and winker go back down after the weekend

    and dont say idk or whatever just guess

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      My guess is Tapia’s definitely gone, Winker has a better chance of staying up, but likely gone too

  72. Green monstah says:
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    I have your weekly r kelly quote
    ” your legs in the air- my hands all up in the cookie jar” just profound from the poet known as R kelly!

    Any who lol!

    H2h pts/ weekly looking to make some waiver adds here are names available: Aaron judge, solarte (2b/3b), hunter pence , Cesar Hernandez, Joey Gallo,Steve Souza, Danny Espinosa, Travis d arnaud. Then there’s yoan moncada to stash.

    My catcher & only catcher I have is willson contreras who’s also eligible at OF

    My OFs on my roster Harper, cespedes (for the rest of us), schwarber, benintendi , drury who has eligibility at 3b & OF, hunter renfoe, Margot

    My IF is Sano who has eligibility at 3b/OF & DH

    My 2b is Pedroia

    Depth bench I have Travis Shaw (1b/3b), Sandoval, Margot, Javier Baez (2b/3b/SS)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha… Souza, Judge over Shaw and Sandoval

  73. The Harrow says:
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    hey ralph, HR’s and BB are luck based stats right? haahahahah

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @The Harrow: Wait, what?

      • The Harrow says:
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        @Ralph Lifshitz: this was a reference to you saying
        1. porcello wasn’t just “lucky” last year (when really he had actually been very unlucky in numerous other seasons to be fair before last year)
        2. your Grey cited “loving” assorted BOS players while also saying you weren’t doing that

        i’m aware of his large increase in pop up rate for last year (from you)

        but his overall fly ball rate also increased quite a bit, in an ugly park, in an uglier division.

        don’t get me wrong the main reason i’m whining about him is that in an AL only where we keep 3 guys per year at previous year ADP’s i couldn’t even get a trade partner with him as a 14th rounder (10 team league) for say me getting a this year 7th or 8th, when he was definitely going this year as a 4th or 5th in 10 team AL onlies. whether that just nobody trusting the comish/luck box cy young/NY media downplaying him or some mix it F’d my shit up. i SHOULD’VE lucked into a 7th or 8th GD mit.

        • Ralph Lifshitz

          Ralph Lifshitz says:
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          @The Harrow: You got me! No doubt, yesterday was a rough start for sure, and one of the dangers of using the high heat is the long ball, but it should also be said that he has elite OF defenders behind him. He’s a guy who knows how to drive a lot of weak contact, and work the zone. I still love how he sequences, and I love his approach to LHB.

          Haha on the Boston thing I do love Porcello but I’m not a huge homer I swear to god. Doesn’t hurt my wife is from Chester, NJ and grew up three houses down from the Porcellos. So he’s got a special place in my heart. The Boston homers hate me. I despise Dombrowski, don’t love Xander, and am pretty low on their pitching outside Porcello. I like Sale, but that’s easy. Benintendi is a different story, but he fits the skill set I chase. I’d like him just as much if he played for the Mariners.

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            This pro-Porcello (Procello?) rant is one of the sweetest things I’ve ever read, such aching in your heart… He’ll be better, because you believe!

            • Ralph Lifshitz

              Ralph Lifshitz says:
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              @Grey: He’ll be better cause he knows how to pitch. It was a bad start.

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                I like how you get so aggressively real, down to earth, it’s like it’s just you and Porcello and no one else around

                • The Harrow says:
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                  @Grey: i love fanning this and knew about his wife’s porcello connection from podcast.

  74. HH says:
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    Would you trade Buxton for Porcello? What about Buxton for Gattis? I don’t know if I could trade Buxton for a bag of balls, even in my AL only keeper league!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, either

  75. Anthony Gelsomino says:
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    Which of the Tex bully would you want right now to close…Bush Barnett orJefferess or Jose?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Personally, I want Leclerc b/c only one I own… I think it’s Bush’s job by next week

  76. Hooray A Marte Partayyy says:
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    Peraza for the Reds, is he worth owning as a bench guy in 11tm? OF/SS eligibility

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

      • Hooray, A Marte Partayyy says:
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        @Grey: Thanks Grey, have a great weekend.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You too!

          • Hooray, A Marte Partayyy says:
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            @Grey: Thank you! Adding on to that question…I have Perez, HanRam, Odor, Correa, Donaldson/Moistasskiss, Marte, Duvall, Trumbo, Hanigan starting. On the bench I have Judge and Peraza. Should I keep his speed or pick up Kepler instead?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Hold

  77. hal_incandenza says:
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    Hey Grey. Just thought I’d say thanks for the post. Sometimes I started writing and in the course make up my own mind and never post, but it’s good to have you and the rest of the team back on the daily.

    Okay, I’ve decided to ask after all: am I being silly to hold Sam Dyson in a 12-team 6×6 w/OPS and Holds league? I feel like he could right the ship and be serviceable for either Holds or Saves. Crazy? I need to drop someone with Pedro Baez coming back.

    In what order would you drop Sam Dyson, Taijuan Walker, and Finnegan? I might also add Leclerc for Holds and maybe more.

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No problem! Lose Dyson, add Leclerc

      • hal_incandenza says:
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        @Grey: Thanks Grey.

        I’m surprised that The Accused is Ozuna’s favorite movie. Would have pegged him more for A Trip to Bountiful.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha, I think his favorite is Contact

          • hal_incandenza says:
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            @Grey: But there was extra contact in The Accused.

  78. alwayslost says:
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    haniger, napoli, bruce

    can you rank please

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bruce, Haniger

  79. JR says:
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    Thanks for the help! Just picked up Benoit and Suarez in my keeper league. I have a trade offer I’m currently considering: my Matt Moore and One of Samardzija/roark for hamels. Worth doing? Cats are QS, ERA, WHIP, K/9, and bb/9.

    Also, should I drop Nova for Cobb?
    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, grab Hamels — send either SP, Samardzija first

      • JR says:
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        @Grey: thanks!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem!

  80. Chris says:
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    Shaw or Duda?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Duda

  81. JohnnyBeGood says:
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    Pineda or Gsellman ??

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pineda

    • JohnnyBeGood says:
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      @JohnnyBeGood: sorry , in a H2H 6×6 league. Better ROS – Pineda or Gsellman ??

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Pineda

  82. JohnnyBeGood says:
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    One more for ya …you holding on G Bird?…or drop for L Duda? Thanks brotha

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  83. SondheimXXX says:
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    We buying on Amir Garrett, Joe Ross, Jason Vargas, or Jerad Eickhoff?

    (12-team, H2H cat- ERA, WHIP, K, W, QS)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ross, Eickhoff

      • SondheimXXX says:
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        @Grey:
        Grabbed Eickhoff in the one league, but now I have to replace Gray in my Yahoo league and the pickins are pretty slim (Ross and Eickhoff are owned). Do we trust Pomeranz again? He’s got Tampa tomorrow.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sure

  84. Chris says:
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    Bronxton or Disckerson?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Dickerson

  85. FrankGrimes says:
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    Sal Romano throws cheese!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He’ll make America grate again!

      • FrankGrimes says:
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        @Grey:
        Haha
        His favorite singer is Brieoncé

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha

  86. Miles says:
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    in a 10 team AL only league and noticed, don’t know why, some clown just dropped David Robertson. there’s like nobody at all on the waiver wire except Robertson. (did he die? did his arm fall off? did he contract gout?)
    I’ve got 84/100 FAAB left. what would you bid for DRob?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Prolly throw out anywhere from $26 to $46, depending on how I needed him

  87. Scooterboy says:
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    Grey, I know this has nothing to do with fantasy baseball, so if the question is out of line, I apologize., and if you don’t want to answer, I’d understand. However, I’d really like to get yours (or anyone else’s) take on it. If you had to put a percentage on the games lost over a 162 game season due to managerial decision making, how high would that percentage be. I know it would vary from team to team, but I’ve always thought that number would be pretty low. That most losses come from the ability or inability of player’s to produce. Thanks again, and sorry if it’s not an appropriate question.

    • nick the dick says:
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      @Scooterboy: You make it seem like you’re asking about his dick size. I don’t think he will be offended by your random baseball question.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No idea, I’d guess lower than you’d imagine, maybe 2%

  88. Chris says:
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    Morton or Finnegan?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Finnegan

  89. Wilson says:
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    My pitching is a mass..

    I am thinking to trade Hanley and Frazier for MadBum + a closer (maybe)
    Since I’ve got Rizzo for 1B, Machado for 3B, Randon for 1B/3B so My hitting is pretty enough

    Thoughts appreciated.

    • Wilson says:
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      Typo, pitching is a mess..

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Get cheaper pitching

      • Wilson says:
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        @Grey:
        With your comment, how about trade Frazier for Cole?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nah

  90. Wilson says:
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    d’Arnaud or Martin recently?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Travis

  91. CUBS WIN CUBS WIN !!! says:
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    in a points league h2h weekly -1 for a K would you pick up judge over any of these guys? chris davis, polanco, piscotty, odubal, Manual margot and calhoun. thx for the help grey !

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  92. Wilson says:
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    I need stable WHIP , ERA for this year.
    Can Cole or Quintana provide ? If they can, who is better? Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

      • Wilson says:
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        @Grey:
        Then who is better now? They are very close in your ranking..

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Cole

  93. Daniel says:
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    Hey there, checking back with you after talking to you post-draft a couple weeks back. Seems so long ago.

    10-team 5X5 Roto w/ OBP instead of AVG

    Drafted this lineup:
    C Buster Posey, SF C
    1B Paul Goldschmidt, Ari 1B
    2B Brian Dozier, Min 2B
    3B Alex Bregman, Hou 3B
    SS Carlos Correa, Hou SS
    2B/SS Dustin Pedroia, Bos 2B
    1B/3B Josh Bell, Pit 1B
    OF Christian Yelich, Mia OF
    OF Nelson Cruz, Sea OF
    OF Adam Eaton, Wsh OF
    OF Andrew Benintendi, Bos OF
    OF Odubel Herrera, Phi OF
    UTIL Dansby Swanson, Atl SS
    Bench Rajai Davis, Oak OF
    Bench Max Keper, Min OF

    To which you noted lacked speed and power. I decided to push off dealing with speed for a bit because it wasn’t a crippling category, and you made a good point that RBIs and HRs go hand in hand.

    Here is my hitting now (hint: only bottom 3 changed).

    C Buster Posey, SF C
    1B Paul Goldschmidt, Ari 1B
    2B Brian Dozier, Min 2B
    3B Alex Bregman, Hou 3B
    SS Carlos Correa, Hou SS
    2B/SS Dustin Pedroia, Bos 2B
    1B/3B Josh Bell, Pit 1B
    OF Christian Yelich, Mia OF
    OF Nelson Cruz, Sea OF
    OF Adam Eaton, Wsh OF
    OF Andrew Benintendi, Bos OF
    OF Odubel Herrera, Phi OF
    UTIL Jake Lamb, Ari 3B
    Bench Maikel Frano, Phi 3B
    Bench Jonathan Schoop Bal 3B
    DL: Buster Posey

    I tried to move Posey, nearly striking a deal and then falling through once he got the concussion. Then guys with power and RBIs just kept falling on the wavier wire and I couldn’t resist. Used a relatively high claim on Lamb after his 0/4 opening day – so far paying off.

    Here’s a couple questions now:
    What do you think of the new changes?
    I need to make room when Posey returns from the DL. What kind of a 2-for-1 deal would you try and strike. If no such deal could be made, would you cut one of my hitters or Jeremy Jeffress to make room? Jeffress is the only pitcher I could consider cutting, but I desperately need saves.

    Thanks Grey!

    • Daniel says:
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      @Daniel:

      Sorry I made one mistake in my new lineup. Josh Bell is long gone. Lamb is in that spot, but I still have no room. Re-read my post and wasn’t going to fix it, but then I considered how obvious it would be to cut Bell that I had to.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You have two Poseys… To make room for what?

      • Daniel says:
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        @Grey:

        Another brain glitch. Realmuto in place of Posey

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Not bad to be able to fill in best catcher with third best catcher

          • Daniel says:
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            @Grey:

            Heh, that’s what I thought but it leads me to a dilemma. Who do I trade, and if I can’t trade, who do I cut?

  94. Ciwa says:
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    Souza or Thames ROS?

    • Ciwa says:
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      @Ciwa: @Ciwa:
      and Duda or Reynolds while Desmond is injured?

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Duda

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Souza

  95. Alex says:
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    Would you take Travis D’ over Weiters?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh

  96. Oppo Taco says:
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    Eaton for Hanley?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  97. What's A Drexl? says:
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    “you get fork stabbed charlie, FORK STABBED!”

    anybody else in deep enough leagues where you’re happy to grab pina when he plays? i know i was even before yesterday. castro/mccann etc. at least one of which know owned by somebody but i’m still grabbing on the daily

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I own Pina in one league, wish he played more

  98. paul v says:
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    alright couple of quick ones

    1) trea turner or bogaerts in a keeper league

    2) who realistically should i look for in return for donaldson-roster below

    3) a couple of good stream starts for next week

    Thank you
    Do more podcasts!!

    c-perez
    1b-votto
    2b-lemahieu
    3b-donaldson
    ss-villar
    of-blackmon
    of-k davis
    of-brantley
    ut-haniger
    dl-jd martinez
    dl-desmond

    sp-c mart
    sp- tanaka
    sp-cole
    sp-maeda
    sp-mccullers
    sp-hill
    sp-bundy
    sp-urias

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Turner 2. Maybe Lamb and Salazar?

  99. Flowers misses his glasses... he's ok tho says:
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    anybody else in deepish leagues wondering whether or not JB even has been adding wily p and nelson as much as you (me) have been in the last 3 days? he might be too busy lamenting guerra or thinking about how good zach davies is though.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

  100. Maximumxpower says:
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    Pick up Drury for Puig, Thames, pence, haniger?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thames

  101. Dancin Homer says:
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    Need to stream some SP’s to catch up this week. In a 12-team, 6×6 (std scoring + OPS & QS), h2h league.

    Would you drop Gsellman or Neris for RA Dickey’s start today Vs. SD?

    Fwiw, I also have Benoit, W. Davis, Holland, Melancon as closers.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Neris

  102. Mike in Busan says:
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    Grey,
    I’m in a 12-team yahoo league H2H cats.
    I really don’t want to have to bat Joc Pederson next week with three lefties in six games, so who among these would you recommend dropping to grab either Duda or Souza: Liriano, Broxton, Neris (not sure why i’m still holding him, maybe hoping Benoit balls gets injured), Cobb, Castellanos?

    Or maybe I hold? My bench hitters are currently Castellanos, Desmond (no DL slot) and Broxton

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Souza — Castellanos

  103. Maximumxpower says:
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    Also drop Dyson for Benoit?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  104. Johnc says:
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    Lamb or Pujols ROS? Albert off to his usual slow start but he usually comes around. Lamb is roasting it (ugh) right now so maybe he has made that leap….but he may actually have more trade value now than does Albert???

    I need to trade a CI so your guidance is much appreciated.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lamb

      • Johnc says:
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        @Grey:
        Thanks!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  105. Malicious Phenoms says:
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    HOPPY EASTER BUNNY SUNDAY!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You too!

  106. mike says:
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    Beltre was just dropped. Who should I drop to pick him up.its a obp league. Leonys Martin, ryan healey, max kepler, or I can take smyly off the d.L and put jackie bradly jr. In the D.L instead. Then put beltre in the D.L. so I could drop smyly instead.
    Also how much waivor money should I spend.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Leonys

      • mike says:
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        @Grey: is he worth half my waivor money or $20, $30,$40.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I have no idea how much FAAB money you have

  107. Scott Kimmel says:
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    Grey,

    When posey comes off the DL this week., which C would you drop Castro or d’Arnaud? I’m leaning towards dropping Castro

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  108. Fausto

    Fausto says:
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    Britton/Wacha for Archer? (My RP is stacked)

    thanks

    • Fausto

      Fausto says:
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      Britton/Wacha for Archer? (My RP is stacked)

      thanks@Fausto:*Clarification* im sending Britton/Wacha getting Archer.

      • Fausto

        Fausto says:
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        @Fausto: Because I care, im not sure why/what is going on with my ip address and the moderation thing, I just moved to Baltimore and i have “FIOS” by verizon as my Internetter Servicer.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Damn you Verizon!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Works for me

  109. Moscowitz says:
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    12 team, holds and save, limited moves

    Madson is getting irrelevant with each day. Drop him for Bush, Leclerc, Rondon or Glover?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bush

  110. Mrs. Featherbottom says:
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    Carlos Martinez is pitching one of the weirdest games I’ve ever seen

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Elaboration?

      • Mrs. Featherbottom says:
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        @Grey: Right now, he is at 89 p (4.1 ip) 2, H, 11K, 6BB, 1ER.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha, oy-fa

          • VinWins

            VinWins says:
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            @Grey: He faced 12 batters in the first 2 innings; 6 Ks, 6 BBs.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Wow, that ain’t easy

        • hal_incandenza says:
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          @Mrs. Featherbottom: Now that’s a whipping post. But, oh, Ks corralled.

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Haha!

  111. Bill Keogh says:
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    @Grey: How long do I hold onto Maeda if he sux again today? There are too many pitchers I’d rather roster (ex: Brad Brach) who won’t kill my stats. Are his mechanics off??

  112. Moscowitz says:
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    This grichuk dude has a very low baseball IQ. I dont think he would ever hit over .240 over the course of a season. The guy even swings at balls which are obviously going down into the dirt!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He’s a career .252 hitter

      • Moscowitz says:
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        @Grey: Yeah but its so frustrating to watch him swing after literally everything they throw at him. Those .252, really feel like .240 at times.

  113. Scott Kimmel says:
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    Grey,

    Would you start Maeda at home against Arizona?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

      • nick the dick says:
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        @Grey:
        Grey,

        Yes you would start Maeda? Tell me why you would start him.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          At home? Why wouldn’t you?

          • nick the dick says:
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            @Grey: I was Kimmelling, c’mon G!

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Oh, ha… Sorry, I only see most recent comment and not entire thread when answering on my phone app, which I am obvi

              Saw you took M@ to task for something tho, poor M@

              • nick the dick says:
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                @Grey: Haha word. I hope he gets that one too, I love M@! Billy Madison quote for his gif…geez, I’m all about the inconspicuous jokes today

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Haha, you working sly today, huh? On the down low

                  • nick the dick says:
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                    @Grey: Well this aint no poker gaaaaame doo!

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      You got Ice T’d!

  114. Bravesfanintheuk says:
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    Hi,

    15 team 5×5 obp Roto:

    We still keen on Desmond?

    Give: Piscotty, E Santana

    Get: Desmond

    Too little, too much? Fair?

    Thanks…..!

    • Bravesfanintheuk says:
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      @Bravesfanintheuk: ignore me, I’ve checked rankings, that’s a big overpay…

  115. theilluminatty says:
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    Hey Gray,

    Thoughts on this possible trade: 10 man H2H Points

    Abreu, Polanco, Nova for C. Santana, Benetendi, Bundy which side do you prefer? Thanks

  116. letsgobravos says:
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    Damn, Verlander getting destroyed. Have him in a league with HRs allowed and he’s taken me from winning 1-2 on the week to losing 4-2.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      That sucks

  117. John says:
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    Drop Russell Martin for D’Arnaud?
    Drop Brad Miller for Zimmerman or Duda?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure… I’d hold Miller

  118. H says:
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    Would you rather own Bedrosian or Ervin Santana?

    My closers are Giles, Robertson, Osuna, and Benoit.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ervin

      • H says:
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        @Grey: Thank you sir, what do you make of Santana so far? His numbers look good but is it just a facade?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Any moment Ervin will give up 8 ER in 3 IP, but he’s on right now

  119. mike says:
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    Should I drop beltran for reddick? Or trade beltran for Grichuk? Im guessing not but to keep an eye on the reddick situation, right?.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Grichuk

  120. Brett says:
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    so Giles came in to the game in the 8th. Gregorson would’ve gotten the save are we reading into this?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh, doesn’t mean anything unless backed up by manager saying something

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

    Welp, going into the last day tomorrow I’m tied in W’s and leading in QS’s 6-4. However I’m losing in Saves by 1, down by 10 Ks and losing in both ERA and WHIP 2.47-2.36 and 1.24 – 0.99 respectively!

    Don’t even want to talk about my bats as I’m losing 3-9 total but anyway I have 3 adds left so I’m wondering what moves would be best?

    (1) C: Martin
    (1) 1B: Rizzo
    (1) 2B: Odor
    (1) SS: Semien
    (1) 3B: Longoria
    (3) OF: Harper, Springer, Haniger
    (2) UT: Abreu, H. Ramirez
    Bench: Rendon

    (1) DL: Bradley Jr.

    (3) SP: Carrasco, Duffy, McCullers
    (2) RP: Bedrosian, Johnson
    (4) P: Betances, Lackey, Gausman, Walker
    Bench: (Ray, Gravemen, Finnegan, Nova, Severino)

    (1) DL: Rodon

    1) Definitely start both Carrasco and Walker tomorrow?
    Carrasco vs. DET (22.2)
    Walker @LAD (-5.5)

    2) Use up 1 or 2 adds to stream any of the following tomorrow?
    Colon vs. SD (8.0)
    Iwakuma vs. TEX (5.8)
    Skaggs @KC (-0.7)
    W. Peralta @CIN (-5.0)
    Santiago vs. CHW (-6.0)
    Shields @MIN (-14.2)

    3) Or use an add or two to pickup d’Arnaud or Benoit over anyone on my team now?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Yup 2. Colon and Iwakuma

      • ebudz says:
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        @Grey: Word thanks! So I’ll drop Finnegan for Colon and then who else should I drop to stream Iwakuma?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nova or Walker, your call

          • ebudz says:
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            @Grey: Cool ended up dropping Nova …

            but now Semien is on the DL so who should I pickup to replace him?

            Owings, A. Cabrera, M. Gonzalez, Cozart, Gregorius, J. Polanco, Saladino, Simmons, Profar (ordered by % owned)

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Owings

  122. Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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    Did gregerson suddenly become closer?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I don’t think so, but not 100% right now

  123. For an Armenianless Vacation come to Akron says:
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    16 team with holds and saves separately. i have
    betances/familia/madson/rivero/bearclaw/koji

    missed grabbing doolittle (only 4 moves a week here). drop anybody (madson probably) for any of: glover/barnette/vizcaino/knebel/pressly/storen? some of those guys will probably get more holds than madson and some would seem to have better saves chances.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Glover over Madson

  124. KMDA007 says:
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    Grey,

    Great write up. Really appreciate what you do.

    Which side of these trades do you like?

    Story for Russell
    Benintendi for Franco

    12 team 6×6 (walks/holds)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Story, Benintendi

  125. goodfold6 says:
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    wily p vs nelson, go! i know the upcoming SON numbers (wily wins) but seeing if you had a side here.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nelson

  126. ThE sHiT says:
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    Would you give up Myers/Mazara/Thames for Trout? Espn 5×5 14 team H2H

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  127. luvpho says:
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    Hi Grey,

    Tommy Joseph or Souza Jr?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      To_jo

  128. nick the dick says:
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    I’d play a poker game with Paxton

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I bet you’d poker game Sandoval, because he’s full-figured

      • nick the dick says:
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        @Grey: Well that mocha color and not trying to do too much while still making a hefty salary. And the tits…but will lose weight if shamed enough.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sounds like you’re seeing his positives

  129. Illuminatty says:
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    Hey Grey,

    Abreu, Polanco, Nova / or / Carlos Santana, Benetendi, Bundy which side do you prefer?

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Abreu

  130. The JoGarza says:
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    What’s up, Grey.

    12-team H2H QS.

    Send Manaea and K.Herrera, get Archer.

    Thoughts?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  131. letsgobravos says:
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    Maeda has been hot trash in all three of his starts. How many more bad starts before he is a drop?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d bench him for a start before dropping him

  132. pNW says:
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    I know we aren’t supposed to pay for pitching but mines looking bleak. Have Duffy Salazar lackey the guys like taijuan Vincent Velasquez etc…

    Would you give up: Nelson Cruz/ Joey Gallo/ Kendall graveman for archer/verlander/tanaka?

    My current of is : trout Harper paraza and JBJ max Kepler
    Current 3b is jake lamb.

    • Bye Felica says:
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      @pNW: How the hell did you manage to get Trout and Harper?

      • PNW says:
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        @Bye Felica: keeper league. Drafted them both in 2013 and have kept them ever since. Auction draft style so you get who you want. I have goldy and rizzo too yet am in last place currently… had mookie when he got called up and dropped him :/

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  133. pNW says:
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    Is vincent Velasquez a drop and stream kind of guy in a 10 team league

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      If there’s someone available

  134. prestige says:
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    Can you rank:

    Difo, S Drew, M Davidson.

    Thanks!

    • nick the dick says:
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      @prestige: While you’re at it, rank Brendan Frazier, Toby McGuire and Dax Sheppard

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Davidson, Difo

  135. ThE sHiT says:
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    So the deal evolved to me giving up Myers/Mazara/Thames/Feliz for Trout/Valencia. Still gotta take Trout right?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

  136. Johnc says:
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    Have to drop one of these in a head to head league with ten hitting categories. I need to protect batting average, walks and low strikeouts as my team is not laden with power so HRs and RBIs are almost punts. Kepler, V Martinez, Parra, Peralta

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Parra

  137. Lubey says:
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    Max Kepler. Great call so far. Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks

    • Flowers misses his glasses... he's ok tho says:
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      @Lubey: do you thank your parents for what they turned out too in such a decent person?

  138. Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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    Hey Grey! You rolling out Ryu home v Rockies ($15.6 on SoN) and/or Joe Ross (Debut @ ATL – eh son) over either of 2 start leake (v pit, @mil ) or 1 start gsellman (home v Phillies – not on son) ?

    SoN loves the idea of Ryu (and so do I) but I feel like we need to see him have a strong full length start before taking him off the bench, right?

    Weekly league so two starts usually add a lot of value.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Leake, Ross

      • Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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        @Grey: thanks!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem!

  139. Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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    Upton over cargo in ops obp leagues? Now that Upton appears to be back to a more normal pace (with elevated walk rate), seems that we’re looking at similar output but with Upton bringing more SB…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah

  140. prestige says:
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    Can you rank:

    Motter, Davidson, Chisenhall, Hicks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      That looks fine

  141. Bye Felica says:
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    Happy Easter Grey

    Hope you and your family have a great one.

    Quick Question Are you taking Thames or Haringer over Benti or Polonco?

    That would be a no right?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks, you too! Nope, I wouldn’t

  142. Easterbunny says:
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    Darnaud or wieters …. catchers are the best!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wieters

  143. The Audacity of Schoop says:
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    Yesterday I traded Cespedes and Bedrosian for Story and Nate Jones. I’m light on saves now but SAGNOF, do you approve of the swap?

  144. Nightpandas says:
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    Who’s the grab with Britton to DL?

    Oday brach or givens ?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      BRach

  145. Someone pissed in my alphabet soup says:
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    Grey you unleashing Bundy today at Toronto?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No

  146. Ocho says:
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    Tied in losses
    Down 43-45 strikeouts
    Down 4-6 saves
    tied 6-6 in holds

    He hahas eikoff and iwakUma starting with his relivers

    I have taijuan and pineda going do I sit tajuan
    Also start Jeffries or betances

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sit Taijuan….Betances

  147. FrankGrimes says:
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    Gallo or Renfroe
    Need to drop one?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gallo

  148. Fausto

    Fausto says:
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    im stoked to check out this pigeon chowder table business! (just saw the banner ad)

    Q. I miss The 2-Start-A-Palooza Blogs! are they coming back? If not id be glad to give that column a go if you guys are looking for a contributor that would like to google “2 start pitchers for week ___-. and give recommendations on thursday/friday or saturday prior to the week. Anywayz , just throwing that out there.

    – our boy Avisail looks like he got in shape this offseason, he’s slim an trim and playing like he wants out of Chicago.

    -In a 10 team you taking Schoop or Drury at 2b/MI? daily id be with Jose Ramirez
    J. Peraza(sagnof), Owings(sagnof) and either Schoop(HRagnof) or Drury(DBack-agnof)

    thoughts and thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice! Two start starters post goes up every Saturday… was posted yesterday… Schoop

      • Fausto

        Fausto says:
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        @Grey: just saw it..idk how i missed it. thank you sir.

  149. Swfcdan says:
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    You buying this Haniger kid now. Where would you rank him in your top ___OFs now? Top ___overall? Pretty impressive start, especially in OBPers.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s been less than 2 weeks

      • swfcdan says:
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        @Grey: Haniger is the type that can rise quickly though no? We didn’t know what to expect from him. Trying to gauge his value in a keeper.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I liked him last year

  150. John Baeten says:
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    Had a checkout lady at the supermarket say Happy Easter to me yesterday, but I am neither religious, nor 6. So being the dandy-man that I am, I said, “Thanks, I guess”, and proceeded to drink boxed white wine while watching the Bucks, and James Paxon. Wife went to see Westside Story, which disappointingly is not about the Westside Connection, though that would make a great musical.

    Julio Urias – guess on an ETA? I added him today after reading that he has been throwing close to 80 pitches in AAA.

    • Mrs. Featherbottom says:
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      @John Baeten: Hey Rudy – is there a way to fix the real name/log-in name issue from happening?

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Why’d your real credits come up?

        • swaggerjackers says:
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          @Grey: Probably because he paid for the steamomator service. It happened to me too – my actual name shows up because you have to login to two separate places now.

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Sounds like a question for rudy

          • Mrs. Featherbottom says:
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            @swaggerjackers: That’s the answer!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha… you’re nothing if not dandy! Maeda hits DL within ten days and Urias is up, my guess

      • Mrs. Featherbottom says:
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        @Grey: Hey now Nostradamus. When is Jared Kutchner jailed for treason?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ashton Kushner?

          • Mrs. Featherbottom says:
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            @Grey: Larry Cramshaw – Jared Kushner – methinks he will be the numero dos to see some jail time. Leading off will be Steve Mnuchin.
            Oct. 2017

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              I feel like we’re going to see a sex tape from someone in the administration within 3 years

              • Mrs. Featherbottom says:
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                @Grey: Nice – and we can all hope it features Jeff Sessions

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Love Sessions!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          If you want me to delete your ‘real name comment’ I will, just let me know

          • Mrs. Featherbottom says:
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            @Grey: It’s alright – just a bug that I hope gets addressed!

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @John Baeten: just log off every time you want to post comment, that works fine. you can even leave open windows for one of the bots, log off, post comment and the bots page(s) will still work.

  151. Fausto

    Fausto says:
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    Last ? for the day… need a backup bat recommendation for off days..
    Sunday Santana, Mallex Smith, or D-Span,(its DEEP) over K-Brox /Cesar Hernandez?
    Im good on power need Santana and Cesar to do their sagnof-ing jobs.
    Cesar has Lil’tuve speed but Mike Lavallier’s technique apparently.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, I’d go with who you have, Domingo and Broxton are a toss up

  152. FrankGrimes says:
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    Cookie frustrates me to no end.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Always

  153. Elwood Blues says:
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    In the deepest of 5×5 NL keeper leagues, this is our 1st round of pickups today. I need to replace Mac Williamson at utility and now Finnegan at p (down to 4 starters: Thor, Valasquez, Walker, BAnderson)
    I have the 10th and 11th pick ups.. how would you rank them. I have to submit a long list of priorities.
    Jay, Difo, T.Thompson, Kike, Lagares, Andres Blanco, Sczur, LaStella, Winker, Franklin, Gillaspie, GGarcia for utility.
    Reed, Cahill, Edwards, Stripling, Rosenthal, Buchter for pitcher..
    I could also go 2 hitters and no pitchers, but losing a sp, I think I need a pitcher.
    Looking mid-ling term with those guys out awhile.
    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Winker, then whoever is getting at bats… Rosenthal, Cahill

  154. Chris says:
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    What a weird and shitty weekend for pitching. Unfortunately every pitcher I have got caught up in it. C Mart, Finnegan, M Moore and now effen Pomz. Wtf

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ouch

  155. Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo says:
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    yep, thames now 3 games over eligibility in yahoo and no 1B yet. they should just say “we estimate it’ll take 5 starts to have us get off our ass and input correct positions”. this one is esp egregious though as he went into this year as the 1B starter.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice

      • Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo says:
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        @Grey: no, not nice.

  156. FrankGrimes says:
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    Romano is getting peppered jacked!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hahahahahaha

  157. Brian says:
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    Just pulled the trigger on my first trade of the year – I gave up Melancon, Danny Salazar, and Jackie Bradley Jr. for Kluber, Duvall and Kintzler. Did I give up too much?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds fine

  158. The JoGarza says:
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    Hey Grey,

    12-to H2H QS.

    My Manaea and jim johnson for Porcello?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh

  159. Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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    Obp ops league keeper (H2H categories) – which side do you like?

    $30 Blackmon (keep for $33) OR

    Springer ($19) and Thames ($4)

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Springer

  160. Hooray, A Marte Partayyy says:
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    Suarez or Moistasskiss as a fill-in for Donaldson?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Moist

      • Hooray, A Marte Partayyy says:
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        @Grey: Ew!

        Thanks Grey!

  161. Mike Devereaux says:
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    Wheeler or Ryu?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wheeler

  162. The JoGarza says:
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    Hey Grey, would you pull the trigger in a 12-tm H2H OBP/QS league?

    My Chris Davis and CMart for Springer/Bundy.

    Also, just want to gloat that in a deep league where I needed a hold to win, I streamed Barnes for the hold. Where do you rank streaming holds vs. streaming wins, HR, SB? Got to be up there, such a crap shoot!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Springer side — Nice!

  163. ThE sHiT says:
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    Hill exited early after 3 IP. Those damn blisters im assuming

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Jesus

    • Mrs. Featherbottom says:
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      @ThE sHiT: Yer-eye-yasss

  164. The Audacity of Schoop says:
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    Yesterday I sent Cespedes and Bedrosian for Story and Nate Jones. Approve?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds fine

  165. William Hung says:
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    @Grey: My SPs are a hot mess right now – Maeda, Quintana and Hamels alternating good/bad starts. My starters have pretty much put me in last place to start the year

    Oh yeah, Trevor Story is just the nail in the coffin… what a way for my team to defend the title so far

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah it’s been an early struggle… you don’t want to abandon them for when they’re good tho

      • William Hung says:
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        @Grey: It’s interesting with Maeda though, from what I am reading he might actually be injured and pitching through something. I think I linked to a LA Times article in another post where they noted his velocity declined in the 2nd inning.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, I think Maeda’s injured

  166. Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey says:
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    so after no news for like 3-4 days on bush he comes in and is awesome BUT dyson still has this job after it being said he didn’t? at least this did make it easy to stash bush in extra leagues where he had been owned.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

      • William Hung says:
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        @Grey: Lol – this is what Texas gets for being cute

      • Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey says:
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        @Grey: and here comes the walkoff loss with no outs.

        • Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey says:
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          @Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey: and what exactly is in the water in TEX such that guys with subpar K rates are good (decent at least) in year X and awful in year X + 1. this is like the 3rd year in a row of this.

          • Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey says:
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            @Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey: admittedly 3 infield singles aren’t his fault, but his other games were legitimate blowups and the BB’s.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          So ridiculous

  167. Brad says:
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    100 faab budget how much do you bid on Bush tonight?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      # of teams?

      • Brad says:
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        @Grey: 12 teams

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      $11

  168. Herschel says:
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    @Grey: 12 team weekly roto. Ender or avisail as a bench schmotato?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ender

  169. Rhino says:
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    Brach or bush?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bush

  170. Whirlaway says:
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    Grey, please rank top 2 from below in a standard 12-team h2h league with obp and slg cats

    McCutchen
    C santana
    Franco
    Judge

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      McCutchen
      C santana

  171. Mrs. Featherbottom says:
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    Greg Bird comin’!

    In a vacuum:
    Kyle Seager – Eric Thames
    Kyle Seager – J.D. Martinez

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Seager in both

  172. I got $100 for groceries, $1400 for liquor, and $6,000 for you to go bail a couple of shit puppets out of jail says:
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    16 team with QS. only 4 moves per week.
    drop chen/j.garcia for any/which of
    dickey vs WAS -10.1
    ryu vs COL 15.9, @ SF 3.7
    andriese vs DET 10.2, vs HOU 2.8
    hahn vs TEX -12.8, vs SEA -8.9
    hughes vs CLE -9.6, vs DET -10.5
    holland (ONLY if he looks good again tomorrow, it’s daily-tomorrow so i can’t get this start)
    kuhl @ STL -9, vs CUBS -6.7
    i’m getting j.garcia’s vs SD tomorrow already

  173. I got $100 for groceries, $1400 for liquor, and $6,000 for you to go bail a couple of shit puppets out of jail says:
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    similar, but a 20 teamer. drop which of hammel or corbin first?

  174. Brett says:
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    Rank for the rest of the year: Vince Velazquez, Joe Ross, Urias, Taijuan Walker, Nova

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Walker, Velasquez

  175. JeffFromTallahassee says:
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    Drop Ryan Zimmerman or Broxton for either Greg Bird or Trey Mancini?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Zimmerman for Bird

  176. Scott Kimmel says:
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    Grey,

    Would you drop Folty for Aaron Hicks?

    • I got $100 for groceries, $1400 for liquor, and $6,000 for you to go bail a couple of shit puppets out of jail says:
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      @Scott Kimmel: i’m guessing for a SP you could drop folty, don’t know why you’d need a backup OF

      • Scott Kimmel says:
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        I got $100 for groceries, $1400 for liquor, and $6,000 for you to go bail a couple of shit puppets out of jail: Trying to give my team a jump start. The SP available on the WW is left to be desired’, so i have no idea who to go after.

        • I got $100 for groceries, $1400 for liquor, and $6,000 for you to go bail a couple of shit puppets out of jail says:
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          @Scott Kimmel: folty has no job currently, so assuming no moves limits grab a hitter for anybody you have off tomorrow. and you don’t need to copy/past a person’s name when you respond. just hitting the “reply” button it shows who you are talking to.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  177. bobbo says:
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    12 team 6×6 h2h (OPS/QS)
    Mazara, Iglesias for fulmer, Bruce?

    • bobbo says:
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      @bobbo: actually make that mazara, Iglesias, Cobb for Bruce, Oh

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Mazara

  178. Burningkskulls says:
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    10team 6×6 OBP/holds league ESPN standard

    Votto/Betances for Rizzo/Kipnis

    Which side? Thanks for all your help

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rizzo

  179. Tim says:
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    I’m stuck big time. Please help me sort this mess out and rank these four: J Upton, McCutchen, C Santana and JD Martinez

    Also, drop R Zimmerman for Renfroe?

  180. Johnc says:
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    Seeking quality start, or at least not a blow up. Not focused on Ks in this week’s H2H match. Trying to win quality categories letting him grab wins, strikeouts but hopefully at the expense of era, Whip and losses, hrs allowed. He just has too many two start SPs this week. So with that long winded intro, are you taking Severino v WSox, or McCarthy v DBacks.

  181. Lubes says:
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    OBP league, and that’s the biggest place I need help. Limited pickups so likely stuck with player for year. Position doesn’t matter (Villar, Machado, and B Miller can all move around).
    Who’s the pickup-
    Duda, Zimmerman, Hernandez, Headley, Gallo
    Thanks!

  182. Mr W says:
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    full keeper H2H points league where pitching dominates great hitters. what side would you want to be on? Cole, Austin meadows, matt bush vs. Arrieta, Nick Senzel, Steven Matz. all are cheap to keep.

    Thanks

      • Mr W says:
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        @Grey: will do moving forward but didn’t want others in my league seeing me trying to validate my recent trade. Ha

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