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It’s about that time, prematurely balding men and four girl readers.  Gregory Polanco is nearing his call-up date.  He is basically a young version of Starling Marte.  As of this writing, he’s 22 years old.  I’m hoping he’s still 22 years old when I’m done writing this post otherwise I spent way too much time on it.  He can be a superstar, which has me excited.  He won’t be a superstar this year, which takes the wind out of my sails for redraft leagues.  Usually when I’m talking about wind in my sails, I’m wearing only my boxers and just ate a can of beans, so maybe it’s best if we ignore how much wind is in my sails.  Polanco can hit 12 homers and steal 40 bags without killing you in average.  Yes, I know, you love him too now.  It’s okay, just because your father never loved you doesn’t mean you can’t love another man.  In Single-A, Polanco had 16 homers and 40 steals.  In Single-A, Marte had 3 homers and 24 steals.  Granted, Polanco had 200 extra at-bats in his Single-A year.  Granted, Part II:  Granted Lives; Polanco was two years younger in his Single-A year.  Marte doesn’t have anywhere near the plate discipline of Polanco, so, if anything, Marte will become a poor man’s Polanco.  Polanco has the kind of pedigree right now that could mean he’s a top three rounder and one day supplanting The Dread Pirate as the best outfielder in Pittsburgh.  I.e., The Sexy Dish That Ate Pittsburgh.  Yes, I’m really excited for him.  This past year between the two levels, he hit 12 homers and 37 steals while hitting .286.  Christian Yelich went from Double-A to the majors and hit fine.  Lots of players do.  The Pirates weren’t that aggressive.  If they were, then Polanco would’ve shot up my preseason rankings and I would’ve told everyone to draft him in every single league.  Instead, Polanco went to Triple-A and continued to bash like your 12-year-old self idealizing Jose Canseco.  As with rookies, you need to keep expectations in check.  To misquote the immortal words of John Popper, “Nobody should think or expect too much while everyone is calling for the movie rights.  Singing, ‘Hey, babe, let’s keep in touch.  Hey, baby, let’s keep in touch.”   He will be up in early June and now is the time to stash him.  For 2014, I’ll give him the line of 32/8/36/.250/15 in 300 ABs.  Anyway, here’s some more players to Buy or Sell this week in fantasy baseball:

BUY

David Murphy – Hitting over .400 in the last week with three homers.  If you can’t respect that your whole perspective is wack, maybe you’ll love him when he fades to black.

Denard Span – Check these two stat lines:  24/0/9/.271/5 vs. 25/1/11/.268/6.  The first line was Norichika Aoki, the 2nd is Denard Dawg.  Yes, the Norichika whose name pronounced repeatedly is the sound of Japanese porn music and made you as excited when you drafted him.

Dexter Fowler – Recently, Dexter has been murdering pitchers like they’re serial killers.  By the by, I tried to watch Dexter on Netflix streaming, got about three episodes in and decided I liked David Fisher better when he was dating that black guy and trying to cover for Nate when he was going through a bunch of stuff.

Josh Reddick – He’s under 50% owned?  Are you afraid of catching a disease from grabbing Reddick?

Oscar Taveras – I just went over him this morning.  Top o’ the afternoon to you!

Garrett Jones – I’d say that he’s having a better season than Ryan Zimmerman, but at this point, Mark Ellis is having a better season than Zimmerman, so I’ll do one better.  Robot Jones is having a better season than Zimmerman would probably be having if he were healthy all year.

Kole Calhoun – I gave you a Kole Calhoun sleeper post this preseason.  It all applies, just take a month’s worth of stats off his stat line, or a stat lien in this case.

Lorenzo Cain – To give you an idea of how much more competitive RCLs are than your average ESPN league, Cain…Sugar! is owned in 2% of ESPN leagues and 31% of RCL leagues.  Pat yourself on the back.  Hmm… Can’t reach your own back, huh?  Okay, call your mom down to the basement and have her pat your back.  Maybe it’ll help you burp too.

J.D. Martinez – He’s hitting well in the last week, but this is more of a Hitter-Tron call.  Kinda like when the Hitter-Tron calls into a Pep Boys, asks them to put a carbuetor on the phone and then breathes heavy.

Yan Gomes – I could sit here — and I am sitting; on my hands, a matter of fact; I’m typing with my nose — and say Gomes has been better than, say, Carlos Santana.  But, according to our Player Rater, Gomes has been better than all but three catchers.

Brandon Crawford – Doesn’t he sound like a guy that everyone went to school with?  Hello, boring 90’s named classmate, Brandon Crawford!

Mike Aviles – Has admirably filled in for Kipnis.  Of course, Kipnis will return soon and it depends on how you define the word admirably.

Derek Dietrich – Sometimes teams back into the right decision.  Furcal looks like he’s never joining the team, which is the best for the Marlins.  Too bad, David Samson didn’t have a Dietrich to fall back on to make himself look smart on Survivor.

Kolten Wong – I already gave you my Kolten Wong fantasy.  I wrote it while eating a plum with the juices dripping down my face.

Gordon Beckham – I feel like it’s kinda pointless to mention Beckham since I feel like everyone that would pick him up has already and constant haranguing from me isn’t going to change anything.  Plus, who the hell harangues besides Aaron, and he’s ugly.

Nick Franklin – Here’s what I said the other day, “Nick Franklin has been insanely good in the minors, and not very good in the majors.  The cool kids call that being Quad-A.  I say anything is cooler than saying quadruple.  Is there a dorky word?  Try to say quadruple and sound cool.  You can’t.  Any the hoo!  Franklin has 7 homers, 6 steals and hitting .376 in Triple-A this year.  Okay, so that’s yes, please and thank you.  Then in the majors, he hits around .220, but the power and speed does translate.  If you have room at MI, I’d give him a flyer.  He’ll either replace Miller or fill in for Hart; he shouldn’t sit on the bench.  And that’s me writing something I will copy into Friday’s Buy column!”  And that’s me anticipating me quoting me!

Stephen  Drew – I already gave you my Stephen Drew fantasy.  It was written with equal parts sturm and drang.

Matt Dominguez – See what I said about five inches above for Garrett Jones.  There’s no girls around, you don’t have to pretend that’s twelve inches.

Cody Asche – I have a dream that one day Asche will be owned in over 50% of leagues and it won’t seem quite as crazy how much I liked him in the preseason.  It’s a bit of a self-aggrandizing dream, so prolly more of a The Game-type dream than MLK.

Conor Gillaspie –  He’s hitting near.-350.  Um, that’s not this past week.  That’s on the season.  Zoinks!

Lonnie Chisenhall – He’s hitting near.-.375 on the season.  Double zoinks!

Chris Parmelee – Not sure what happened to Chris Colabello, but Parmelee has three homers in the last ten days and I’d add him, though in two weeks I’ll probably be asking whatever happened to Parmelee.

Dallas Keuchel – I’m going to give it to you nice and simple like Minnie Pearl would’ve wanted it, Keuchel gets ground balls and strikeouts.  Those two together equal a pitcher you should own in all leagues.  It doesn’t matter where he was until this year.  What are you, his biographer?

Phil Hughes –  This is even simpler than Keuchel, he’s walking no one.  I mean, no one.  He hasn’t allowed a walk in his last 147 batters faced.  Strikeout 7+ guys per nine and walk no one and good things can happen.

Trevor Bauer – Unlike, say, Hughes, Bauer has a huge upside, but with upside comes down side, young Padawan  I get the feeling Bauer is going to have a few supreme stinkers like he should be wearing Odorizzi as a hat.

Gavin Floyd – This is the Stream-o-Nator pick of the week.  Well, one of two picks of the week.  Can there be two?  Sure, why not?  You’re not the boss of me.  Unless you legally change your name to Razz Ball, then I will answer to you.

Ryan Vogelsong – And here’s the other one that’s got me looking at the SON, no relation to the song by TV on the Radio, which should be what our podcasts are now called.

Sean Doolittle – Bob Melvin begrudgingly named Doolittle the closer, which shouldn’t dampen your enthusiasm, assuming, ya know, you have enthusiasm about anything outside the snack food aisle at the supermarket.

Jenrry Mejia – He’s the closer, yay!  For the Mets, um, okay.

Ronald Belisario – Robin Ventura named Belisario the closer, which makes you think, “Whatevs,” but he named Lindstrom the closer previously and stood by him until he hurt himself, no matter how Lindstrom looked on the mound.

Chad Qualls – See what I said about Jenrry, but find/replace Mets with Astros.

Rex Brothers – Here’s what I said this morning, “(LaTroy) is still the closer, but he’s looked like, well, LaTroy Hawkins, so there could be a change in the works.  Yesterday, Walt Weiss gave Hawkins the dreaded vote of confidence.  The last closer to withstand a vote of confidence from his manager was Al Hrabosky in 1975.  It could be Rex Brothers or Adam Ottavinowho replaces him,  or a combo of Brothers/Ottavino, which sounds like it should only be picked up at BevMo when it’s marked down 75%.  Brucely, I don’t look forward to owning Brothers or Ottavino, and haven’t yet grabbed either.”  And that’s me quoting me!

Zach Britton – Could also be Darren O’Day here.  Or Britton/O’Day which sounds like what you call the British guy in your office whose name you’ve forgotten.

SELL

Jeff Samardzija – Alphabet Soup has a 1.46 ERA and a 1.09 WHIP.  The best ratios of his career easily.  Well, a 1.46 ERA would be the best ERA of anyone outside of Cross-Eyed Putnam Duckstew in 1904, who had a 1.13 ERA because it was thought that you’d turn to stone if you looked at anyone with crossed eyes, and that made it hard to pick up pitches.  Samardzija has been unlucky with wins, rocking a 0-4 record, but he’s been lucky with everything else.  He’s leaving 82% of men on base and a .264 BABIP and has given up only two homers in 68 innings, which is way off what he’s done in the past.  The bigger problem, his velocity is down, his K-rate is two Ks off his K-rate from last year and he’s only a hair better on control.  All this means is I’d sell Samardzija before he starts to regress and you’re screaming out his name like you have Tourette’s in slow motion.  Saaaaaaamarrrrrrrdzijaaaaaaaaa!

From Around The Web

  1. Greyismyhero says:
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    I’m sick cause my quest to trade Prince in my keeper failed b4 the news…now I’m stuck with him.,,Its gonna b very hard moving him for anything of value now.

    Which side you like in this trade?

    Zimmerman and my #2 pick for his Cruz and 7 pick…Keeper league…I have Frazier already at 3rd and Lowrie also.

    Drop Tillman and pick up Leake/Eovaldi/Kennedy/Hutchinson/Smyly? or hold? 12 teamer.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Cruz…Eovaldi

  2. Ryan741 says:
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    Speaking of Polanco, I was offered a huge deal in a points league. I would be giving up Beltre/Rios/Holliday/Polanco/McCann or Rosario for Hanley/Machado/Bruce/Cruz/Prado. Which side do you like better?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I don’t like it

  3. Caucasian Sox says:
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    5×5 roto 10 team league.

    I give: A. Sanchez.

    I get: springer and Martin

    Looking for R, RBI, and SB.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s fair, I’d try to do better

  4. Grey #1 Fan says:
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    Mesoraco or Rosario ROS?

    Always appreciated.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rosario

  5. nelson says:
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    Who wins- Cespedes and Boneface for Dee and Yelich

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gordon, depends on needs

  6. John says:
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    how would these guys measure up to kazmir and CJ

    CJ Kazmir…keuchel hughes or?

    Would you rather have hughes than lackey?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You ranked them…. Hold

  7. John says:
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    this trade better with anibal or stay away

    my pujols and harper for CDavis and Sanchez?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Davis side

  8. Chicken Dinner says:
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    Better DL stash in a 14 teamer.

    Hellboy or Joe Kelly?

    Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Neither…Kelly

      • Chicken Dinner says:
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        @Grey: In my league if a pitcher is in his teams rotation they are owned. With a few exceptions.

        • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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          @Chicken Dinner: i’m in 16 teamers where those guys wouldn’t get started, you must have deep benches. i have 9 starters and those wouldn’t be in them. porcello/wily p/bauer/annabelle/liriano/keuchel/milone (stream spot)/tillman/kazmir

  9. Scott says:
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    Shields/McCann/Heyward for Posey and AJ Pollock. Thoughts?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Shields

  10. Maybe Fielder and Zimmerman can get together and celebrate screw Grey day with a keg of beer and some deep fried veggie fritters.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yum!

  11. MikeZ says:
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    So I have Pujols as CI in my 12 team, 5×5 roto, no bench, with Fielder as my 1B. So I can move Pujols to 1b. I was thinking of picking up Dominguez to fill the CI spot over Dunn. Thoughts?

    Also what about Kendrys Morales? Any idea how long it will take between signing and him getting on the field? Are we looking at July?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Prolly June/July for Kendrys… Sure, grab Dominguez

  12. El Famous Burrito says:
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    Do you think The Rangers are going to give Kendrys Morales a call now that Prince is out? I know they have the greatness that is Mitch Moreland on the roster, but I think they’ve spent too much money to just give up.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, I could see it

  13. Zar says:
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    Sorry grey, a catcher question. Your post made me think about keeping Gomes. Do I drop salvy Perez for him ros?

    I could use the spot for streams or a prospect.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

      • Zar says:
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        @Grey: cool. I’ll keep Gomes until Perez is back, then drop him.

  14. osnam says:
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    Who would u rather have, Polanco or Taveras? Is it close?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Polanco

  15. King Trout says:
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    Good day Grey,

    Thinking of a few trades, just wanted your take on them,

    1. My Cuddyer for his Rios
    2. My Cuddyer for his Choo
    3. My Rizzo for his Choo
    4. My kershaw/aybar for his Strasburg/Castro
    5. My Kershaw for his Braun

  16. matt a says:
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    Polanco or Tavares, better pickup in keeper?

    thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Polanco

  17. Scooter says:
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    Who are you sitting with on a roller coaster?
    Sonny Gray or Manny Machado

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gray

  18. GusPike says:
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    Thinking of going after Polanco, who is owned by a guy who just lost Fielder. Keeper league (we keep 5 guys – current top 5 are probably Goldschmidt, C. Davis, Braun, McCutchen and Kipnis).

    Is Rizzo and Wong for Polanco and Yellich fair?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Too much

      • GusPike says:
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        @Grey:

        Thanks. I’m likely to have to drop Wong anyhow (Kipnis back from DL and Gyorko already there) so it was just Rizzo…only other potential CI I have to offer are Gyorko (and keep Wong around) and Arenado. Either one of those more in the ballpark?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Try Gyorko

        • wOBA the Hutt says:
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          @GusPike: It’s too much because of Rizzo, the second player isn’t a factor.

  19. Busher says:
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    Trying to stick with SON on stream questions, but this one’s close enough to appeal…

    Garcia @CIN 12.1
    Vogelsong vMIN 11.2
    Wheeler vARI 9.8

    If I’m streaming one tomorrow it’s Vogelsong, yes?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Vogelsong

  20. osnam says:
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    Polanco or Kendrys? And do I drop Carlos Beltron or Trumbo for one of them?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ptolemaic… Beltran

      • osnam says:
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        @Grey: thanks, u the man

  21. dude says:
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    Which Minor Leager to stash in a keeper league? When do we see each in the majors?

    Betts
    Seager

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Polanco

  22. Wacky Tobacky says:
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    Will Wheeler every figure it out to be worthy of owning in a 12 team keeper? Or should I be pursuing other options by now?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah at some point

  23. Abdoozy says:
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    Mesoraco or Norris ROS?

    I was ready to put the Groundhog in the Spring HOF until he stunk up Nats Park. I figure Obama must have been involved.

    • Abdoozy says:
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      @Abdoozy:
      Or AJP, or Flowers, or Salty (also available). Hell, throw Jaso in here.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Salty

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Mesoraco… Haha

      • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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        @Grey: i was like, WHAT! Salty over either Mesoraco or Norris seems like yr smoking something, and not “IT!” usually mentioned by that one guy.

  24. Slam says:
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    Matt Dominguez or G. Jones? Ops league. Keeper. H2h.

    Thank you for your comments about Prince this morning. It all needed to be said.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No problem… Dominguez

  25. Robert says:
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    Holding on to my Wieters. Good idea to trade my Cobb for his Rosario and Moss or Rosario and Melky Cabrera? The other guy wants Cobb.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d want Cobb too

  26. Moronymous Lohse says:
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    You’re wrong about Minnie Pearl.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

  27. fielder's fat ass killed my team says:
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    Plz rank ROS: Anibal, Kluber, Porcello, Chavez

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You did

  28. buge hoobs says:
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    Any ideas why Cobb’s next start on SON is so low? I understand that the Jays are hitting, but 1.7? Trying to pick one of the following to sit next week: Cobb, Cingrani, or Eovaldi

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You should ask Rudy on the SON

      • buge hoobs says:
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        @Grey: Will do, thanks

  29. Kevin says:
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    Who is the better stash, Singleton or Taveras? And would you drop Michael Bourne for either or? Thanks in advance Brosetta Stone.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Singleton… Sure, lose Bourn

  30. Goose says:
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    Polanco plus me minus Prince Fielder plus three beers times ten divided by the square root of the speed of light times time equals YAY!

    Also just want to give a shout-out to James Jones as another solid buy guy. He’s gone .321/.400./.472 since his promotion and looks like he could stick as the leadoff hitter for the M’s. Currently riding a 12-game hitting streak, playing every day. Solid discipline, only a couple steals so far but could see more – may be a nice find, especially in OBP leagues… Owned in <2% of ESPN…

  31. L-Boogie says:
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    I figured it out. Of course my teams were destroyed by injuries. I had Glass Joe as my avatar. So I changed it. Simple. No more injuries. Ever.

    Now if only I could find a picture of someone breaking Jason Grilli’s kneecaps before I have to drop Melancon…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

  32. buge hoobs says:
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    Oh, I also got Smokey’s POV, but want your stache’s suggestion as well…
    Start 7P weekly 5×5,
    For my third RP- Grilli(DL) or Hawkins(just put on waivers) ROS?
    Smokestack says Hawkins now, and Grilli later, but I’m afraid that if I drop Grilli, hw won’t be there later

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Grilli

      • buge hoobs says:
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        @Grey: Thanks again! I was hoping you’d say that!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

          • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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            @Grey: he won’t be there if you drop him.

  33. Rock says:
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    which side for a keeper league

    get Bautista and Archie Bradley

    give Shark Machado and Greg Polanco

    also have bogaerts arenado and gyorko as 3b

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bautista

  34. SteveNZ says:
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    You’d trade Pujols to a Fielder owner to get Car Go, right?

    • SteveNZ says:
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      @SteveNZ: Could throw in Heyward as Car Go would take his spot…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

      • SteveNZ says:
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        @Grey: Team is currently as below, it’s the H2H so OBP counts. Would you still do it?

        C Santana or Mesocarco
        1B Pujols
        2B Boni or Carp
        3B Panda
        SS Al-Ram
        LF J-Up
        CF Heyward
        RF Stanton
        Util Arenado
        BN Gardner
        BN Gyorko
        DL Votto

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Not with this team

          • SteveNZ says:
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            @Grey: Interesting. You worried about Votto’s inability to pick up the Pujols slack at 1B?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Shoot, I’m sorry, I didn’t see Votto there in the DL slot, yeah, I’d do it… mea culpa

              • SteveNZ says:
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                @Grey: Thanks! Referring to the team listed above (if you’re able to scroll up a touch), with Panda at 3B and Zimm to come off the DL at some stage (presumably), is it safe to drop Arenado?

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Drop? How long is he going to be out?

  35. 740 says:
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    So Grey who do you like ROS. 10team roto 5×5

    1. Tavares or Polanco?
    2. Eovaldi or Keuchel?

    • Shawn of the Livid says:
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      @740:

      1. guess that’s the question of the day. Polanco

      2. Not sure. Lean Eovaldi due to a better team and park

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Polanco…Eovaldi

      • 740 says:
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        @Grey:

        Thanks guys

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  36. malamoney

    malamoney says:
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    What’s your take on Jimmy Nelson? Will we see him in the Brewer’s rotation this year?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Prolly not

      • malamoney

        malamoney says:
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        @Grey: What becomes of him? Trade? Bullpen?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Bullpen prolly

  37. malamoney

    malamoney says:
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    Better stash, Eddie Butler or Jon Gray?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gray

  38. Andrew says:
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    Would you stream Koehler at home today vs Brewers?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  39. Shawn of the Livid says:
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    G Spring or Polanco? Fantastic write up btw! “Granted part 2: Granted lives” HA!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Springer… Thanks!

  40. Kevin says:
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    Hey Grey, thanks for entertainment/analysis.

    Would you, of sound mind, drop Prado for a Murphy pickup? I keep running the numbers and to me it makes sense. I need more pop and I can’t see him doing any worse than Prado has done this season even when he cools off…

    Thanks in advance!

    Kevin

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No problem… I’d go Murphy

  41. Andrew says:
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    Baker a Definite no stream @ detroit today?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  42. Happy Long Weekend Grey. With so f’in many injuries this season, I find it painful when others reference ‘bench space’! Not this season. Gomes has indeed been a solid fill in with Wieters on my bench. However with only 2 DL spots, Wieters is joined by Votto, Harper, Trumbo and Gio on my unluckiest roster in years. Comfortable enough with Gomes to let Wieters go? Or should I drop one of the others, in order to stash a pending rookie phenom? If given the choice, would you invest in Polanco or Singleton? Oh, & the Phelps-Buhner reference was priceless this morning! Thanks for the laugh & help!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I hear ya… Drop Wieters…I wouldn’t drop any of the others…polanco

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Oh and you too!

  43. Ben. says:
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    How do you rank these players for the rest of the season??

    Gregory Polanco, Eric Hosmer, Jose Altuve, Alex Cobb

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hosmer, Cobb, Altuve

  44. Mike says:
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    Hi Grey, Lost Fielder and im looking to trade some pitching for a corner
    Very Strong in SP with Scherzer, Sheilds, Cobb, Ryu, Gio, Homer Bailey, Burnett, Tim Hudson, Niese, Hutch, McCarthy, Paxton, travis Wood ( 33 roster spots)
    1650 innings min so top 100+ SP are on rosters , 5×5 roto and SP are valued more than decent bats, Garret Jones and Dominquez are best options on WW so most likely could get one for a buck FAAB and wait for other opportunities
    what would be a fair offer to get a Longoria, Napoli or Alvarez , Can use the power
    Would love to try two mid Tier arms for Alvarez or Nap, doubt I could do that for Longo.

    Thoughts
    Thx
    Mike

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gio for Alvarez or Napoli

  45. wOBA the Hutt says:
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    Pollock or Polonco?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Polanco

      • wOBA the Hutt says:
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        @Grey: Thanks! P.S. there’s no edit so I look dumb for misspelling “Polanco”. Too make O’s in Pollock and Polanco combined, I just got on a roll.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha, no problem

  46. Kevin says:
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    I have alphabet soup, I’m not crazy about him but I’m not going to trade him for a nickle and bag of sour patch kids either. Who are some SP that you would target when trying to trade A-Soup, thanks in advance brosetta stone.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I wouldn’t trade a pitcher for another pitcher… Maybe Bailey

  47. sul says:
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    Is cobb and kipnis too much for Puig?

  48. Sange76 says:
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    You may want to sit down for this one. Epic question coming…

    Hold headley or drop for Alvarez, Plouffe or Gillespie.

    I’ll wait until you wake up from from the fainting spell the excitement of this question caused for your response….

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Alvarez

    • Sange76 says:
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      @Sange76:

      Oh, 12 team head to head points league
      4 points hr. 1 pt total bases. -1 k

  49. Dominican Power says:
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    Alex Godon/K Rod for Adam Jones?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Jones

  50. Andrew says:
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    Pick one please:

    Koehler home vs Brewers
    Noesi home vs Yankees
    Estrada at Marlins
    Archer home vs Red Sox

  51. Josh Freeman says:
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    Would you take Latos in a trade where Trumbo would be given in return? Points league.

  52. Nightpandas says:
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    Happy Friday,

    1. Who is your vote for a drop for Bruuuuce:
    EY2 , Jerkman , Qualls (bench bats and 3rd closer)

    2. Limited moves league: drop Ramos for Gomes?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You too! Young…. Hold Ramos

  53. I own Polanco in dynasty league 16 teanms – if I want to move – what would his trade value be
    any of these players

    Carlos Gómez Mil – CF

    Adam Jones Bal – CF

    Bryce Harper Was – LF,CF,RF

    Starling Marte Pit – LF,CF

    Billy Hamilton Cin – CF

    Josh Donaldson

    • @Mr Baseball: Hey I want to get as much as I can from him and make my team better

      • @Mr Baseball: Andrew McCutchen numbers are about 20 homeruns 80 RBi”s and 27 steals – and he is one of best in the game – looks like Polanco can come close to these numbers -

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          At some point, but there’s a lot of space between can do and has done…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take any of them…

  54. Mr. Glass says:
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    would you drop yoga to pick up taveras , my pitching would shake out to be Lester, Lee, Shields, Ian Kennedy, Ventura, Ryu, Bauer, and Perkins & Street in my RP slots

    Other than that i have Prado, C. Santana, Heyward, Mesoraco, Springer, Seager, or Hosmer as bats that i dont want to drop but one of them could be dropable

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lose Yoga

  55. Toe Knee Arm Ass says:
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    picking up Murphy for Pagan for the weekend got Hamilton coming back Monday so Pagan was gone anyway ok or hold thanks . Have a great holiday weekend.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds fine…You too!

  56. Cram It says:
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    I’m in a Yahoo redraft league where there’s an NA slot. Now Prospect Scott does a great job for peeps in keepers, but is there a reference somewhere on here that lists guys that are soon-to-be-called up or expected to be called up eventually this season?

  57. E says:
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    Floyd vs COL (9.5) or Wood @ SD (10.2)?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wood

  58. Andrew says:
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    Pick one please:

    Koehler home vs Brewers
    Noesi home vs Yankees
    Estrada at Marlins
    Archer home vs Red Sox

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Estrada

    • Cram It says:
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      @Andrew: Estrada

  59. ferris says:
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    Add niese

    drop yonder and maybin and floyd in 10 team nl only

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yonder

  60. crock says:
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    Eric Young out of the lineup for the 3rd straight day. Ugh couldn’t they just let him be alltime baserunner. Drop him for Lake or Cain?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cain

  61. Greyismyhero says:
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    Ackley/Beckham ROS?

    Thanks and keep smoking your “VAPE”

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ackley… Smoke it!

  62. John says:
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    back to braun deal…
    braun kimbrel shields for puig kenley and doolittle 10 tm h2h

    im reding what i can on braun but i have to look at it as hes day to day for say a week and possibly a dl stint thats nothing honestly more concerned with thumb. But deal if braun healthy say in 15 days?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s fair, it’s slightly in Braun’s side favor

      • John says:
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        @Grey: One part this deal is im trading with top team, one advantage i have is at RP closer. Will my final closers be any better or about even to his closers. I know there will be a few opportunities coming along the way but…

        His grilli kenley doolittle
        My Kimbrel Robertson Mejia

        I know i should worry about this too much but its h2h so its a thought. Is doolittle upside that much higher than mejia? His closers better or mine

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Hold

          • John says:
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            @Grey: Saying hold on deal or? braun deal hold dont think worth it now or?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You just asked me about some closer deal I thought…

          • John says:
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            @Grey: ohhh sorry i was just saying after the trade this is what our closers would look like. Just want to have the closer advantage.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Oh, gotcha

  63. Carl Spackler says:
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    Offered Altuve for my Rizzo.

    Have C. Davis, Cabrera, and Moss as options at 1B. Gyorko and Prado haven’t done much for me at 2B… Make the move?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Do better than Altuve

  64. Frank White says:
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    Wutup Grey… I don’t understand why you put Floyd on your list to stream when he pitches today. Most people can’t grab him right..? plus same day adds lock there lineups at a certain time

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You can grab same day players in ESPN

      • Frank White says:
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        oh my bad.. same with cbs but the lineup locks at a certain time

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup

  65. raftman says:
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    Rest of season/life dynasty points league…Ramos or Gomes?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gomes

  66. Long Bawls says:
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    Don’t forget Javier Baez is hitting again and will be up soon. He’ll lead to a lot of gloating when he has a slam and legs in his first game, then hit .091 in his next 22, then be the 14th most valuable player over the last 2 months.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds about right!

  67. Mike says:
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    Should I pick up lake or Lorenzo Cain??

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cain

  68. Mike says:
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    Hi Grey,

    I think the answer is yes to both, but is this the order of pickup – a guy had a yard sale and this was the quality he had left.

    Drop Beltran for Cespedes and then Yelich or the reverse?

    Thanks…

    Mike.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not sure what you’re asking…

      • Mike says:
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        @Grey:

        Hi Grey,

        The brain does strange things while I am typing.

        I have Beltran and both Mesoraco and Gomes flew off the wire today, or Beltran would be off my team by now.

        Cespedes and Yelich have joined the wire. Do I pick them up in that order? And that assumes I drop Beltran for either.

        Thanks…

        Mike.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Drop Beltran for Cespedes

          • Mike says:
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            @Grey: Thanks – so leave Yelich out there?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yup

  69. Knighttown says:
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    1. Singleton or Wong ROS?

    2. Eovaldi/J. smith/Zunino/Pujols/Gordon for Nathan/CJ/Kinsler/Buster/Gattis

    11team daily 5×5

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Singleton…. Pujols

  70. bossmanjunior says:
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    1) Best streamer for Saturday

    Wood @SD 10.2
    Vogelsong vMIN 11.2
    Nolasco @SF 2.3
    Garcia @CIN 12.1
    Peavy @TB 6.4

    2) Best streamer for Sunday

    Hammell @SD 8.1
    Leake vSTL 2.3
    Morales @ATL 3.8

    3) Best top two overall?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Vogelsong….Hammel

  71. Plumbing4 says:
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    looking to trade 1-1 for Hosmer. Who is the most likely to get the job done, but not paying too much?

    Machado, Marte, Myers, Yelich, Bogaerts? Do any of these get the trade done for Hosmer? He needs OF or 3B help. My other OFer’s are Adam Jones, Harper (DL), Stanton, and Polanco once he gets the call.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bogaerts and Yelich or Machado and Yelich…

  72. John says:
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    thoughts on jordan zimmerman these days? Never liked his lows ks but control been off now. How would you rank zimmerman to say lackey kazmir cj wilson

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wilson, Kazmir, Zimmermann

    • John says:
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      @John: im thinking of trading alex gordon for him i would have to drop mejia, which dont want to do that or lackey. not sure thats worth it or zimm good core arm to want?

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Pass

  73. Shidesthelimit says:
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    I noticed Jimmy Nelson’s start was skipped and he’s lined up to replace Gallardo against the Marlins in MIA for MIL. He’s lowered his BB rate and his K rate is right at 9 per 9. He has not currently hit the Stream-O-Nater yet, but if he were what kind of dollar value do you think he might get and are you a buyer? Thanks! (10-team Yahoo 6×6 w/OPS and HR allowed)

    • Shidesthelimit says:
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      @Shidesthelimit: *Lined up to start this Sunday*

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He’d likely be around zero dollars since he has no track record

      • Shidesthelimit says:
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        @Grey: Great, thanks. I’ll take that as you’re not buying. As always, appreciate the quick feedback and delightfully informative banter.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

    • @Shidesthelimit:

      I play in a deep 14 team re-draft league, 32 man rosters where most of the solid minor league arms are owned. Jimmy Nelson is on my short-list of young arms that could make a decent impact if he sticks around. His home park, as you are likely aware, is not great. Moreover, this could be a simple fill-in ‘spot-start’ and back down once YoGa is healthy again.

      As you noted, Nelson’s AAA #s this year are excellent. In 58 innings, he’s got a good k/9 rate, with a 1.71 era. 5-1 to date and he’s been one of the better pitchers all year in the minors with not a lot left to prove except learning command of secondary pitches (which is no small feat). While I don’t disagree with Grey, if you are in a deeper league and you can speculate I don’t see the harm in grabbing. For the record, he’s also 6’6″, 245 lbs. and threw 162 innings last year, so work-load is not an issue. Like most young arms, he needs to work on getting a consistent change-up over the plate, but he does have 94-96 mph heat…I think he could easily pencil in as a low-end #2 or upside #3 if given the opportunity in the 2nd half.

      Just thought I’d add some flavor to your comment.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Sorry, was thinking of someone else… Yeah, Nelson could be in the rotation this year… He doesn’t have an immediate place in the rotation unless YoGa is sidelined longer…

        • @Grey:

          agreed. Wouldn’t mind Garza getting run over by one of the racing Sausages so I can dump him without feeling guilty and then we can free Jimmy Nelson. Just looking for an excuse. Hopefully June cometh quick, there are a some minor league arms I want to roll dice on: Stroman, Meyer, Gausman, etc… Hooray for June.

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Agreed…Let’s go June!

            • @Grey:
              Do we have an exact Super 2 date? All I know is “some time” in June. Weekly League with small bench – so I want to speculate on some of them a week ahead of time, if possible… hence the question. Thanks

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                June 4th, I believe

                • @Grey:
                  awesome. i thought it was later, even better… will plan accordingly.

                  • Grey

                    Grey says:
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                    Or maybe it’s the 11th, I’m not totally sure

  74. King Trout says:
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    Are these good trades for me,

    My Rizzo for his Choo
    My kershaw/aybar for his Strasburg/Castro
    My Kershaw for his Braun

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Strasburg/Castro is okay

  75. Jake Taylor says:
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    Whats with these dumb mangers? Guys that are cold and struggling then finally hit a hr or have a postive day and then they sit them the next day. Then you call up young players and then bench them after 2 bad games for some journeyman nobody!
    Dont they understand that kills confidence!

    I wish I could get paid millions to be that dumb!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Seriously

  76. Frank White says:
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    Hey Grey.. I’m 2-5 and and in a tight race to the end so far this week. Stream a pitcher with my last add (maybe Wolf) or replace Fielder with a batter which I can maybe wait till Monday???

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wolf’s not good… How’s your health?

      • Frank White says:
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        It’s good besides the fact I can’t walk on my own and the massive spasms but now I’m back home with my wife n kids so that’s always a blessing,( and a curse) Lol.. Thanks for asking and remembering! Unless you were asking about my teams health. Then I feel real stupid. LOL

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nope, not your team…. Glad to hear you’re home at least

  77. bossmanjunior says:
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    A) Pujols/Kazmir for Stanton/Lester
    B) Pujols/Kazmir for Stanton/Weaver
    C) Jones/Kazmir for Stanton/Lester
    D) Jones/Kazmir for Stanton/Weaver

    Is this how you would rank these trades (Im the Pujols/Jones team)?

    Any of these trades you wouldn’t do?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Looks right, none I wouldn’t do

  78. Carter says:
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    Almighty Grey,

    Who do you like in this trade:

    Gomez, Tulo, and Bailey
    for
    Freeman, Rios, Segura, Kluber

    Fair?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Freeman

      • Carter says:
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        @Grey: You must not have considered the fact that now I have Cargo, and Cargo 2.0, that definitely changes things.

        Right!?!?!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sure

          • Carter says:
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            @Grey: Love the confidence. I think we’d be great friends.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              I was thinking that too!

  79. Mike says:
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    Would you trade Jeff Samardzija for Chris Sale or Justin Verlander, or do I need to go even lower? If lower, what are some good targets?

    I am banking on people thinking that he is doing really well but has been unlucky in the win column.

    Thanks…

    Mike.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sale

  80. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    anybody chime in and tell me what you think about this set of events. i’ll give dates too.
    Trade 1 – March 17
    Team 1 gives
    N.walker/Bautista/Seager (walker had much less value, but seager had more, bautista about same)
    Team 2 gives Kemp/Utley/Craig

    Trade 2 – March 25
    Team 1 gives Miggy/Morton/Hunter
    Team 2 gives Cargo/Seager/Cargo 2

    Trade 3 – May 23 (attempted, and vetoed)
    Team 1 gives Pedroia/Swisher/Latos
    Team 2 gives Norris/Miggy/McCarthy

    upon Veto Team 1 assures league no collusion is going on. Team 1 is in first place in record (this is H2H), in offensive stats is top 3 in almost everything, so is Team 2 (but lower), as am I. Team 1 through some other trades already has Goldy/E5/Beltre/Cargo, his pitching isn’t great but was trying to get another top 20 drafted player.
    He’s come after my Trout (this is 8 player keeper as well), and a 16 team league, numerous times, for things like E5/Kemp for my Trout/Porcello/Wily P.

    • Toe Knee Arm Ass says:
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      @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: if trade 3 went through, would trade 4 have gotten you joey bats back ? According to what you wrote , you seem to have accumulated 5 first round picks .Trade 3 would have given you 6. Smacks of collusion to me. imho

      • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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        @Toe Knee Arm Ass: i am not either one of these teams, i only brought up how both teams 1 and 2 and me are in the top of this league in offense.

        • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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          @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: the “He” that comes after my Trout is Team 1. To me it looks like Team 2 is dumping (maybe not in trade 1, but the other 2), i just want to see if that’s why this got vetoed so quickly. The comish in this league actually wants us to vote on each trade. It may have only been vetoed due to Team 1 being in first place, but it may be that Team 2 is being judged as dumping to Team 1. I think people around here are probably a lot smarter than some leaguemates, and want opinions.

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            I don’t believe in vetoes

            • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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              @Grey: in non-money leagues i for sure don’t either. And even in those i would give the benefit of the doubt to any team giving anybody (as long as it’s believable that both sides could reason it being good for themselves) in one trade. These guys have been involved in a few though. this is a small money league filled with people who don’t know each other (mostly). I am trying to see if there’s any sort of consensus that Team 2 is dumping to Team 1. TonyArmAss thinks so.

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                TonyArmAss?

                • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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                  @Grey: the 3rd person in this convo, i just shortened his name (and phenotocized it)

                  • Grey

                    Grey says:
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                    Ah…

                  • Toe Knee Arm Ass says:
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                    @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: the short version would be Tony Armas. Tony Armas sr. led the al in hrs for the BOSOX Tony Armas jr. was traded from the Yankees to the sox for Mike Stanley and was flipped for Pedro Martinez

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Haha… I just got that

              • Toe Knee Arm Ass says:
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                @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: Now that you say money league I can definitely see collusion. Seriously in a 16 team league how can 1 team acquire so many top 10 picks. you say small money ,but if a few guys got together and formed a bunch of small $ leagues and do the same thing its not small money anymore.

                • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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                  @Toe Knee Arm Ass: this owner was kicked out today (Team 2, ostensibly for being an ass on the message board, but the 2nd guy who was an ass wasn’t kicked out, so really it was his possibly dumping that got him out). hopefully he was just an idiot who got trade raped and that was it.

  81. studPL says:
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    Grey,

    Would you trade Price for Wacha in keepers league?
    That kid is something special.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

  82. Light Black says:
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    Happy memorial weekend everyone.

    He Grey my team is round into shape after a miserable start. I had Harper,Cuddyer,Sale all on the DL and lost Santos went AWOL along with Frieri kinda. Big misses so far of my draft was Miller,Salazar and Corbin. 10 teamer 5×5 OBP:
    Hitters:
    Lucroy,Goldy,Dozier(drafted him)A.Escobar,Ortiz,Rizzo,Marte,Gordon,Jackson,Aoki,Eaton,Asche,Miller,Owings,Rendon,Lawrie

    Sp. Sale,Darvish,Strasburg,Kluber,Kazmir,Estrada,Porcello,Chavez,Bauer,Skaggs,Salazar.

    Rp: Perkins,Frieri,Soria.

    Cain over Aoki?

    Which of my sp’s would you deal. I’d like a bit more HR/rbi. What would a good target be Moss,Puig? Also I have a nice amount of Mi’ers who would you include in a deal for a nice piece? Thanks in advance

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cain, yes…. Sale for Puig? Kluber or Kazmir for Moss?

      • Light Black says:
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        @Grey:

        Of those three pitchers, how would you rank ROS. I know I would need Sale to bring in a big name guy like Puig, I’m guessing the others for a perceived name that’s down a notch would prolly have more value. I’m worried about Kaz and innings. Are you of the ilk that think Sale is not going to last to till the end of the year?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’ve gone over Sale numerous times, even this morning… Sale, Kluber, Kazmir is the ranking

  83. Light Black says:
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    *Harper,Cuddy still on my DL*

  84. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    frieri over hawkins right? this sounds stupid to ask it.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, Frieri

      • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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        @Grey: some twit just dropped frieri for ottavino, reading today’s blurb. i have hawkins (well i did)

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Gotcha

  85. bossmanjunior says:
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    forgot to ask, would you rather have Jones or Pujols the rest of the season?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Jones

  86. cb says:
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    10Tm AL roto rules weekly keeper league ($260)ol’ school 20+ year league:

    Franklin ($7 once called up) was activated…must make a move…
    Who do I dump? Nunez $10 & Colabello?

    I also have
    Semian $2
    Schoop $1
    Do you have a projection on whether these two players and their values will increase enough next year to consider keeping them? The keeper league torment.

    • cb says:
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      @cb: “meant Nunez $10 or Colabello”

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nunez… Semien’s not much… Schoop’s decent to keep…

      • Cb says:
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        @Grey: @Grey: @Grey: I agree with your Parmalee comments…that being said would you rather have Parmalee ( he’s available) over Colabello and Franklin? Colabello hasn’t had a AB since Tom Kelly! @Grey:

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yes, Parmelee

  87. 740 says:
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    Grey, pick one for ROS. Wong, Gyorko, Hill.

    Thanks

  88. Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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    @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: j.jones or lake? need runs, but also avg/OPS upgrades, unless you believe Jones really has this kind of avg/ops? I know he’ll get runs, but i also earlier had almonte in this league (and he didn’t do shit) for runs.

  89. Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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    look who’s learning how to steal bases again, not just get caught.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

  90. Ron says:
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    Roto OBP – Polanco, Aoki, Span, Murphy, Leonys, Pollock, Fowler, G. Jones?

    Please pick 2 for ROS.

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Leonys, Fowler

  91. henncoop says:
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    Cron or Chris Carter worth picking up for Fielder or just in general as a corner infidel? Other choices would be Duda, Colabello, G Sanchez, Yonder, or Pearse.
    Drops would need to be excess SP from Archer, DeGrom (liked what I saw his 1st time out), Pomeranz, Roark (Mia at home next), or Hutchinson?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      DeGrom for Carter

  92. nick the dick says:
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    Yo G better side…beckett & estrada or samardzija?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Beckett side if you need depth, it’s pretty fair

  93. Alex says:
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    Marco gonna give up 60 homers this year? Im for serious

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, it’s possible the way he’s going

  94. MB says:
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    If you had Devin Mesoraco in one C league, you try to buy low on c santana right?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      With Devin? Sure

  95. henncoop says:
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    I did have Hughes a while back & you advised to drop him but yes he does looked very improved & not walking anyone as of late.
    Considering his next few starts are as follows: Tex.; @ NYY; Hou; @ Tor; & @ Bos ….does this temper your expectations some or do you just think he has figured out how to pitch? better ballpark when at home?? or best to just pick your spots & stream him?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pick spots and stream him…

  96. Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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    what’s the ranking of these 4 Lake/J.Jones/Byrd/Joyce. OPS and net steals,k’s.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Byrd, Joyce, Jones

      • Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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        @Grey: wow, not cool,as in the last few days
        1. dropped byrd for david murphy
        2. didn’t pick up byrd when i could’ve (need power/Rbi’s least, and figured this was just hot streak) for joyce
        3. did drop joyce for j.jones earlier today (and now he’s gone), due to needing runs.
        hopefully murphy at least was the best of these guys.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Hope it works out

  97. henncoop says:
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    Just my 2 cents but I do think Segura is playing his way into the lead off spot & with all the Brewer injuries I could see Gomez batting down in the lineup perhaps 3rd? or even 4th until the Brew Crew is back to full strength & hopefully by then he has captured the job & made it his.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I hope so, Henncoop

  98. ferris says:
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    sorry I wasn’t clear about this before

    nl-only weekly lineups

    add
    niese

    drop
    ALL
    of
    Alonso
    maybin
    Floyd

    basically, I’d have to clear out my inactive DL holds

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Oh, hold

  99. bossmanjunior says:
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    Trying to work with on a Pujols trade with a Fielder owner.

    Please rank these hitters: JUpton, Brantley, Cruz

    Please rank these pitchers: Teheran, Gray, Scherzer, Cueto

    Looking to add one outfielder and one pitcher forPujols. What should a rreasonable opening offer be? Scherzer and Cruz or Upton and Gray/Teheran?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Upton, Cruz…Scherzer, Cueto… I’d take Scherzer and any OF for Pujols…

  100. MB says:
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    From earlier, if i had devin mesoraco, cool to trade McCan’t hit for Carlos Santana? wouldnt mind having his 3b elig with seager sucking at times too

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  101. SteveNZ says:
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    What happened to Arenado?

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @SteveNZ: what!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Something happened? Nooooooo

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hurt his finger sliding

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: why do these dumbshits keeping sliding headfirst? he was able to score later, so it probably wasn’t a tendon tear or anything. I’m actually hoping it was a leg injury (mild strain or pull). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOMZ-Buj2n0
        the “mothers” are MLB managers and agents. i am our low libido caused by late night NHL 94′ hero playing hero.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sega hockey! I don’t think it was serious since he stayed in, but hands can be tricky

      • Wilsonian says:
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        @goodfold2: @Grey: it’s a mallet finger fracture, apparently. Not sure what the hell that is, but it doesn’t sound good. Dammit!

        • slew says:
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          @Wilsonian: out 6-8 weeks

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            What slew said

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sounds like a 6-8 week thing

  102. goodfold2 says:
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    THANK YOU GOLDY (only down one steal now)
    how does a team with goldy/rios/jones/crisp (he’s been hurt)/wong (last 5 days only)/springer/andrus only have 3 steals in last 12 days. only good news is my friend in this league recently picked up both villar/EYJ and got tired of how terrible they’ve been. either of them or the other white fish (ARI, not BOS, clearly) i could pickup. c’mon, fatt adams is out stealing andrus/crisp/springer this week. at rios is trying.

  103. nick the dick says:
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    So I grabbed rosario off FS in my 10 team cuz santana is hot garbage and have been shopping santana and mid tier pitchers everywhere and no bites. Can I safely drop santana so I don’t carry 2 catchers to grab taveras or polanco?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Polanco

  104. The smell of that leather mitt says:
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    God I wish there was a way to get to the bottom of these pages quickly on the iPhone.

    Señor Grey, can you or someone (Oakland guy?) discourse on the subject of super high k rate RPs like this Betance (sp?)? Can he sustain this?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, we should have a bottom button…. I wonder if we can do that… I’ll ask… Betances looks terrific, should be owned everywhere…

      • Fitz says:
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        @Grey: please! Scrolling down for 30 seconds every time sucks. First world problem.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha, I hear ya

  105. seph meier says:
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    Which side:
    Dozier/dee/kluber or cano/scherzer

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cano

  106. ReleasetheMcKracken says:
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    Latos or Paxton straight up in a dynasty keeper?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Latos

      • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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        @Grey: wow, how the mighty get injured, and drop down a lot in keeper questions.

  107. Steve says:
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    Is Pujols for BillyHam fair in an OBA league? or should I get AChapman for Frieri as well?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Pujols or Chapman

  108. Spammer Jay says:
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    Grey, can we get a preview blurb for Homer Bailey? I’ve bought him low in all except 1 league. Keep stocking up? Have a great weekend. Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, I like him, I talk about him in today’s podcast/radio/TV thing…Scroll over there and listen…

  109. Fitz says:
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    Archer whopping the Sox. Not hard to do these days but dang.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, dang indeed

  110. Wilson says:
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    Sexy Giancarlo ! two homers ! (Sad no more RBIs due to ugly lineup….)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      My novio!

  111. Robert says:
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    Hey Grey- Do you think Bruce is good for 30 hr and 90 rbi?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not anymore… Maybe 27/80

  112. goodfold2 says:
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    it’s like my lineup. 11 hits batting .500 this late in day, but 1 rbi (mesoraco homer). only pujols left. maybe he can get 5.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds like my team too… Except where I have Reynolds filling in for Fielder

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: yeah that worked out ok. i’ll take that over a week with parmelee or ike

  113. Larry Loveknuckle says:
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    Which OF ROS: Murphy or Cain. Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cain

  114. Alex says:
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    You buying hutchinson?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  115. Wilsonian says:
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    Do I hang on to Kennedy or drop him for Archer? Kennedy has been yawnstipating since that big 12 K game. Seems to have dropped off a bit and that team ain’t scorin’ no runs!!

    H2H – H, R, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, OB+SLUG, W, QS, SV, KS, KS/9, ERA, WHIP

    • Wilsonian says:
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      @Wilsonian: could also lose him for Hughes.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Archer over Hughes

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Go for it

  116. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    damn loney’s rubbing off on Longoria today. which of course is better than what he’s been doing for weeks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Exactly

  117. Alex says:
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    Should I start Edwin Jackson tonight? Innings limit league. Is it even worth it? Mad I missed out on hughes vs punchless padres

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure, start him

      • Goodwill Hunting 2: Hunting Season says:
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        @Grey: right when his last 3 starts weren’t terrible (2 were really good in fact) he returns.

  118. Larry Loveknuckle says:
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    My pitching is horrible. Pujols and Molina too much to give up for Wainwright and Qualls? I would have Singleton, Napoli, and Ike Davis at 1B and Mesoraco at C.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Too much

  119. Spammer Jay says:
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    Arenado broken finger! This season is unbelievable. Rutledge to get playing time?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

  120. slew says:
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    Grilli getting loose in the 9th.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Oh yeah

  121. Hans says:
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    Rank these replacements for Arenado in a points league…
    Solarte
    Dominguez
    Asche
    Aviles
    Chisenhall

    Thanks Grey!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Dominguez

  122. Larry Loveknuckle says:
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    Rutledge or Beckham for the next few weeks? Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Beckham for now

  123. Grey #1 Fan says:
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    Springer or garret jones ? Or do you drop anyone else for garret jones ? Just lost fielder

    Lineup:
    C: mesoraco
    1B: Matt Adams
    2B: kipnis, rendon
    3B: longoria
    SS: andrus
    Of: Blackmon, upton, Bautista , mccutchen, springer
    N/a: polanco

    • Grey #1 Fan says:
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      @Grey #1 Fan:

      10 man , standard h2h 5×5 cat league

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Springer… You have no one to drop

  124. Booney's Wheelhouse says:
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    Good Evening Grey,

    14 team/head to head/points league. Arrenado fractured his middle finger tonight sliding into second base which prolly means he misses 14 to 17 games. I have no back up 3rd baseman. These are my choices: J. Gyorko, T. Plouffe, M. Dominguez,.C. Asche, D. Freese, C. Gillepsie, L. Chisenhall, or M. Olt

    I am leaning towards Plouffe or Asche…..but may get my Gyorko on!

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Evening, Booney…..Plouffe is fine

  125. goodfold2 says:
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    in 16 teamer where i can only play 2 RP any day, i have koji/belisario/hawkins, and arenado, i don’t think i have time to wait for arenado to hit DL. grab rutledge now? hawkins is clear drop.

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @goodfold2: in case hawkins goes away, o’day/both webbs are out there (i could handcuff Belisario or get outside track at BAL when arenado gets DL’ed). weird thing is i actually have DL room in both these leagues.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  126. goodfold2 says:
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    15 team roto where my pitching is bottom three. looks like regression fairies caught up to koehler. looks like one of floyd/tepesch/mccarthy over him.. k to bb and QS. no K’s total as counting stat. 40 moves left for year, so can’t stream all three (which would be optimal)

  127. Neal says:
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    Hey grey , would you add tanner Roark? I’d be playing him at RP , and would be dropping smyly- or would you hang onto smyly?

    Also, would you keep or drop george springer? If I do drop springer here are some OF’ers I’m looking at; Desmond Jennings, Victorino, Michael cuddyer , jay Bruce, rajai Davis, leonys Martin, Josh reddick, fowler or AJ pollock.

    Lastly, someone in this league instead of putting votto to DL slot would you add him? He clears waivers by Sunday

    Thanks

    • Neal says:
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      @Neal:

      ** I meant someone dropped votto — or is he not worth it?
      I’m still kinda shocked he dropped him condensing he’s now going to be left with Francisco from the jays at 1b

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold Smyly… I’d grab Jay Bruce…I’d add Votto…

      • Neal says:
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        @Grey:

        Thanks as always grey! Would smyly have two starts this week? I also have keuchel that I start at RP

        When I add votto, I plan on dropping Devin mesoraco (my other catcher is Carlos Santana) I know he has upside but I don’t need two catchers & I like Santana’s eligibilities

        Thanks again!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I don’t think he’ll have two starts but not sure

  128. Bobby Nice says:
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    Is dropping Chavez for Vogelsong a good idea for tomorrow and then picking him back up or Pomeranz when they get out of Toronto? I’m assuming I shouldn’t start any OAK guys in TOR. Or is Chavez better to keep and just skip tomorrow? I like having a streaming spot, but when I pick up a streamer and they end up being good it’s hard to drop them and risk it. Worst case, I stick with Vogelsong for a while…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Skip tomorrow

  129. JoeG414 says:
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    I have both Chavez and Pomeranz in a deep mixed daily roto and I’m 99% sure I’m sitting both of them.

  130. The smell of that leather mitt says:
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    Who to drop for Betances?

    Balfour
    Melancon

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Melancon

  131. JoeG414 says:
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    Rutledge or Gyorko as a backup for Rendon and Wong? Daily mixed 6×6 roto.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gyorko

  132. Hal Incandenza says:
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    Agreed re: David Fisher > Dexter Morgan. I’d even rather watch David have his PTSD episodes over the hooded druggie-mugger. But then again, it’s kinda unfair as HBO productions are by default better than. It really shows up in the supporting casting, and w/r/t Dexter, the writing.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agreed on all accounts… Give me Claire over Dexter hooker sister too…

  133. goodfold2 says:
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    any one of floyd/tepesch/mccarthy to replace koehler in QS and k to bb (but no total K’s) league.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      McCarthy

  134. Jayrod Ceol says:
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    Would you do:

    I GET:

    Pablo Sandoval
    Austin Jackson
    David Price
    Sean Doolittle

    I GIVE:
    Adam Jones
    and something. He wants Jean Segura and would give me Aybar leaving me with him and Andrelton Simmons at SS. Which isn’t terrible, but I’m trying to have him take Cingrani or Porcello to accomadate passing Mr. Jones like a bottle…

    What say you, Grey!?

    • frankgrimes says:
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      @Jayrod Ceol: keep jones

      • Jayrod Ceol says:
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        @frankgrimes: Dayyum really? I feel like I keep getting substantial offers and I’m like one piece away from pulling the trigger. I forgot to mention I’d be throwing him back Pedro Alvarez as well and it is a 12team points league.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pretty bad

      • Toe Knee Arm Ass says:
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        @Grey: chump dump

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup

  135. Confucius says:
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    Hey Grey, who would you rather own from this point to end of season?

    jon singleton or michael morse?

    kolten wong or brett lawrie?

    andrelton simmons or jonathon villar?

    Which 3 from the following?
    cingrani, wheeler, archer, heaney, syndergaard, nelson

    thank you!

    • frankgrimes says:
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      @Confucius:
      morse
      Wong
      vilar

      first 3

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Morse… Wong…Villar….Archer, Cingrani, Wheeler

  136. Ron says:
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    The Arenado injury hurt…so bad. Please take a look at my team and let me know if I should cut bait with Gyorko, Arenado or a pitcher to grab one of those guys on the waiver wire.

    C: Perez
    1B: Pujols
    2B: Dozier
    3B: Longoria
    SS: Everth
    OF: Trout, Cargo(hurt), A. Jones
    UTIL: A-Gon, B. Moss
    BN: Rizzo, Gyorko
    DL: R. Zimmerman, Harper, Arenado
    NA: Baez

    SP: Cobb, Shields, Gray, Chavez, Beckett, Kluber, Keuchel, Pomeranz, Hughes
    RP: Balfour, Melancon

    Waiver wire:
    Bats – Laroche, Byrd, Butler, Fowler, Bourn, Bonafacio, Victorino
    Arms – Hutchinson, Garcia, Kuroda, Liriano, Smyly

    Any moves you think you would make and who to get rid of first in order to do it.?

    • frankgrimes says:
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      @Ron:
      league seems shallow so dump em and grab the hot bat/pitcher as needed

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I don’t understand why you have to make any moves, you have Longo

  137. Wash Heights says:
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    Trade advice kind Sir.. my Tanaka and Braun for his Goldy and Utley? I need AVG like Tanaka needs a translator. 4 real tho im dead last in AVG. However I also need K’s as I’m sitting below a k/ip… my SPs are in good shape tho w/Teheran, Wacha, Chavez, Hudson, Smyly, & Taijuan on the DL. My 1Bs are Tex and Cuddyer, 2B is Aaron Hill. Only 1 Util spot which is pretty crowded already (and no 4th OF or extra IF spot). In other words Goldy & Utley will def push Tex & A-Hill to the bench

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s fair

  138. Alex says:
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    How about getting freeman, oscar and hutchinson for goldy?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Eh

  139. SteveNZ says:
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    Eff Robertson. Pretty much nullified a 5 homer day from my offense all on his own.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Damn

  140. Alex says:
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    McCarthy over Hughes?

    McCarthy’s next three starts: SD, CIN, ATL
    Hughes next three starts: TEX, NYY, HOU

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  141. MB says:
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    Who should I trade for Odor in long term dynasty? I am out of it

    Revere or Venable?

    Gracias

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Either if you can get him

  142. goodfold2 says:
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    grabbed rutledge, but noticing i don’t have 1b backup now for pujols (16 team h2h) with Hart out for a while. would i rather have Campbell over either of beckham or rutledge? (already also have Hill at 2b, but do have 3 utils) OPS and total bases league, where i am very solid in steals already.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rutledge

  143. geegee says:
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    would you trade alexei ramirez for kluber?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah

  144. boomer19 says:
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    Would you rather have Bautista or Chris Davis at utility ROS? Close? Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Davis

  145. Still looking for a Prtetty girl From Indiana... says:
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    I heard Razzball had a huge girl audience, hence my handle. 20 team league, want to pick up Stauffer for P strength. Who to drop (or not) == W Castillo (my #2 C behind Red’s Mman – like insurance, plus no one else can have him), Brad Miller Sea – 2B,SS, Mike Olt ChC – 1B,3B,, C.J. Cron LAA – 1B (Think 5 of 12 bench spots is too much for batters – want to get down to 3?) 5th is Red Dick, I can’t drop him. What is the perfect mix?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha…Cron

  146. Jackie Treehorn says:
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    Nice call on Dexter a Fowler. Didn’t know that he as raking like that.

    Arenado gone…
    10 team h2h points
    Pick up Pablo(CHC,STL) or Plouffe (Tex, NYY) next week to start?
    Both 7 games

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pablo

  147. Chicken Dinner says:
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    Jup or Butler/Cole?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Upton

  148. Tony Cingrani's Ego says:
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    carlos santana and neil walker for dee gordan who wins?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gordon, depends on needs

  149. Andrew says:
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    Would you stream either Kluber @baltimore or Jimenez home vs Indians tomorrow in 12 teamer?

    Stream Shoemaker at home vs Royals?

    Thanks!

    • nick the dick says:
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      @Andrew: you should own kluber in a 12 team

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Kluber should be owned, not streamed

  150. Swfcdan says:
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    This site is still a killer for ipad users! When you gonna add pages to the comments section man?

    C Davis ($12,12) or J Abreu ($6, 12, 20,20,20) in an OBP keeper? Think Abreu will cool off, will that BB rate improve?

    Also Melancon or Brothers/Ottavino? Seems the only time a closer fresh off the DL gets a save straightaway is the ones you dont want to get them!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Davis…Melancon

  151. Swfcdan says:
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    G Richards or Huuughes?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Richards

  152. Jonas says:
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    Trade Justin Upton and Latroy “hit em wit tha” Hawkins

    For

    Ervin Santana
    Rick Porcello
    ?
    (I get the pitchers)

    • Wilsonian says:
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      @Jonas: no. No. NO.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Upton side

  153. JWray says:
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    Do you think that Polanco will out produce Leonys Martin the remainder of the season when he is called up? Also, I need a replacement for Arenado. I kept Gyorko and I still have Rendon. The available 3B are a little thin and I need some power. I see Sandoval, Asche, Headley, and Bogaerts as the best possible I see on waivers. Anyone else I should be considering to pickup instead? I was sort of leaning toward Sandoval.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He could, but I wouldn’t bet on it…Pablo

  154. Al koholic says:
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    Morning boss,hope you have a great weekend,ill be sitting poolside with a cold one for 4 days,Whos the drop here Axford,Allen or Motte,wanting saves out of these brain freezers,thanks and enjoy

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! You too!

  155. chisoxx22 says:
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    Samardjza for chapman? 10team H2h. Im solid on sp but saves are scarce for my squad (cishek, Doolittle, and hawkins)

    • Al koholic says:
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      @chisoxx22: its fair,especially if you have starters to spare

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s fair

  156. Thor1964 says:
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    I have Melanson and want to avoid the Grilli/Melanson closer rollercoaster. Of the “Buy” relievers above, Which one would you pick up to replace Melanson?

    • Miz says:
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      @Thor1964: Doolittle has the most upside

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Belisario

  157. Snake Hips says:
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    SON has Randy WOLF at $14.5 on Sunday vs MIL…. Am I missing something? It’s RANDY WOLF..

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You should ask Rudy

    • @Snake Hips: this was due to steamer estimating all his stats at 100% relief pitcher. i’ve made some adjustments on my end to handle these situations. he’s now down to $6.2 which still feels a bit high. would steer clear.

  158. anoraxx says:
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    Desmond Jennings or Adam Eaton rest of the year?

    • Al koholic says:
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      @anoraxx: jennings

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Jennings

  159. anoraxx says:
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    Wilson Ramos or Yan Gomes rest of the year?

    • Al koholic says:
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      @anoraxx: id have to see a little power from Ramos before i took him over gomes

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gomes

  160. Moscowitz says:
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    Hey Grey,

    8teams, H2H, 8×8, NSB
    I need Lenoys only for SBs and he is doing fuck all in that regard because he often gets caught stealing and that cuts down my netto stolen base numbers. What about dropping him for Rajai? He is stealing a lot more bags with less ABs and i am pretty sure he will have more SBs after everything is said and done.

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  161. Grey #1 Fan says:
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    Hello Grey,

    Someone offered me goldschmidt for Bautista and Blackmon. Do you accept? Keep in mind I just lost fielder.

    Standard league 5×5 cat, 10 man H2H..

    Lineup:
    C: mesoraco
    1b: Adams
    2b: kipnis, rendon
    3B: longo
    SS: andrus
    OF: Bautista, Blackmon, jupton, mccutchen, springer
    n/a: polanco

    • nick the dick says:
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      @Grey #1 Fan: sounds solid

    • nick the dick says:
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      @Grey #1 Fan: sounds solid

    • nick the dick says:
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      @Grey #1 Fan: sorry for double post

      • Grey #1 Fan says:
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        @nick the dick:

        Thanks Nick! Everyone in the league is saying I got ripped off? Then again I have a surplus of OF and I don’t see Blackmon sustaining his level of productivity. Plus I opened up a spot
        for polanco which I’ll stream someone until then.

        I’m wondering if grey likes the trade

        • nick the dick says:
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          @Grey #1 Fan: yup I would’ve rather given upton instead of bautista but you don’t wanna counter there when you’re offered goldy. Nice selling high on blackmon and like you said your outfield still looks good. I also took into account you’d be grabbing another guy and good to see you have polanco for there. Nice job.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  162. Steve Stevenson says:
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    Can stream one this weekend, need QS and, to a lesser extent, ratios:

    M. Gonzalez v CLE
    Rienzo v NYY
    F. Morales @ ATL
    Jimmy Nelson @ MIA
    Odorizzi v BOS
    Danks v NYY

    SON actually likes Danks most for a QS.

    • Steve Stevenson says:
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      @Steve Stevenson: Or Wolf v MIL who, as noted above by Snake Hips, SON has at $14.5 because it’s been huffing glue again.

    • Steve Stevenson says:
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      @Steve Stevenson: Aaaand Danks and Gonzalez were picked up while I was writing that (Gonzalez by my opponent).

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      None… Nelson

  163. Miz says:
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    Sup Grey, good read. Love the sense of humor!
    In a H2H pts league who holds more value ROS
    Morneau or Mr. Roboto Jones?

    • nick the dick says:
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      @Miz: morneau

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! Morneau

  164. Just Busted says:
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    His Wily Peralta for my Samardzija?

    I LOVE the smell of moustache wax in the morning!

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha… I’d take Samardzija

  165. crock says:
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    The braves broadcast team was talking last night about how bj upton was working on his swing, something about removing a wobble in it so his swing wasn’t so violent (whatever that means). His atbats last night looked better. He just hit the wire in my 14 team league, worth a flier on?
    Also pick 2 from this bunch for utl/bench bat: bj upton, james jones, eric young, cain, lake and wong.

    • Wilsonian says:
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      @crock: I’d take a flyer on BJ just in case he does figure a little bit out. Especially in a deep league.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure… Upton and Cain

  166. Ben. says:
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    Iwakuma or Votto?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Votto

  167. Jon says:
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    Who would be your add to replace Arenado? SS, 2B or 3B will work with my mix of players.

    Drew, Crawford, Aviles, Dietrich, Franklin, Asche, Gillaspie, Chisenhall, Plouffe are some names…

    • Jon says:
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      I have Frazier to start so I’d go upside over safety.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Plouffe

  168. Danny says:
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    8×8 H2H league.

    I had Fielder so that was a real bummer.

    However, I have Moss and Rizzo. Are these two sufficient backups at 1B or do I need to make a trade? If so, who would I trade and who would be a good trading candidate?

    Also, thinking about proposing these two trades. Give me your thoughts and if I should proceed with either one.

    Trade 1:

    My Yadier/Pedroia (maybe add Werth) for Kinsler/Rosario (and maybe for Kemp)

    Trade 2:

    My Yadier/Andrus for C. Santana/J. Reyes

    • nick the dick says:
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      @Danny: moss and rizzo are more than fine for first base. Id hold on both trades..

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      They are better than Fielder… I’d take Kinsler… Andrus

  169. Pb&j with a baseball bat says:
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    I’m gonna try and sell Seager to an Arenado owner. What tier SP do u think is a fair return for him?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Maybe Cole?

      • @Grey: That’s like a Verlander or Ervin Santana on his team. I don’t really like either of them b/c of their walks since my league has them as a negative stat (along with HR).

        U think trading him for Lohse is a bad deal?

  170. SMLV1 says:
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    1. Bench 1 – (126) Phillips facing J. Garcia (lefty) or (128) Dozier facing Vogelsong?

    2. Bench 1 – (26) Holliday facing Cingrani (lefty), (60) Choo facing Porcello, (41) Rizzo facing D. Roach or (101) Rios facing Porcello?

    3. Do I start all of these pitchers? Shields @ LAA, Porcello vs TEX and Chavez @ TOR.

    • nick the dick says:
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      @SMLV1: 1. Phillips 2. Rios 3. Sit chavez

      • SMLV1 says:
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        @nick the dick: Thanks Nick, Grey do you agree?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          @SMLV1: You can bench Chavez if you like, prolly for the best

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Phillips…Rios…3. Sure

      • SMLV1 says:
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        @Grey: Thanks Grey

  171. Joker man says:
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    Who are the first 2 players to drop from the following: Axford, Shaw, Smith (LAA), Alex wood, Liriano, Smyly.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      wood, Liriano

  172. Andrew says:
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    Stream Shoemaker at home vs Royals in 12 teamer?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Okay

  173. Tony Cingrani's Ego says:
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    Grey who do you like more going forward ros . kasmir chavez or roark

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Kazmir

  174. Ben. says:
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    Are you starting Jesse Chavez today against Toronto?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Prolly not, very risky…

  175. John says:
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    Mccarthy or Lackey

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lackey

  176. Ben. says:
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    Feel confident about Porcello vs Texas today?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not entirely, but I’d start him

  177. goodfold2 says:
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    1. from above, so i would rather have campbell over rutledge (more needy at 1b then 2b)?
    2. melancon drop time, belisario looms high, but qualls better?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1.Yes 2. Belisario

  178. goodfold2 says:
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    just grabbed mejia in 16 teamer where he somehow passed waivers, even though we can only play 2 RP per day, yet Mejia is the ONLY closer with SP eligibility. people are slow yo. i couldn’t waiver him hours ago since arenado wasn’t DL’ed yet. I would’ve used waiver had i known that though. i’ll be only owner in league with 3 starting closers (belisario/mejia/koji), just like 2 years ago in 18 teamer with brett myers. HAHA

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

  179. matt says:
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    Im in a keeper league and Jose Fernandez got dropped. Should i pick him up and waste a DL spot for the rest of this year and part of next or should i just wait and hope i pick him up closer to season end?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      If you have a DL spot, pick him up

  180. EK says:
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    9 team roto:
    Lose Rendon for Gyorko, Wong or Beckham?

    • EK says:
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      @EK:Or Rutledge?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wong

  181. Andrew says:
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    Any insights on Buchanon who is starting for Phillies today? 12 team streamable?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I wouldn’t go near him

  182. Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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    if i need to drop E-Jax in NL only grab which; a.wood (i know he’s bullpen, but he rules)/roberto h./volquez/turner/kendrick. QS and RW so Wood might still be best grab.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wood

  183. Tony Cingrani's Ego says:
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    agon for strasburg you like stras as much as waino?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  184. Andrew says:
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    Do you think Dedno is really as bad as th SON suggests at -8.3 at Giants today?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  185. goodfold2 says:
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    drop tillman for either of vogelsong (who i’m streaming today)/mccarthy/hughes/niese/hutchison/smyly (hard to trust this guy as i’ve started probably every bad start). want to probably pick up robot jones late sunday night (maybe should’ve grabbed him an hour ago instead of vogelsong, need RBI’s/homers), and don’t need 10 SP.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      McCarthy

  186. Andrew says:
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    Need an ERA under 3.20 today to take the lead in H2H.

    Start Haren @ Phillies?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Okay

  187. Tony Cingrani's Ego says:
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    grey with this team would you trade a hitter to grab a pitcher or just stream available guys currently are kasmir, chavez, hughes, simon, lackey, t ross…

    c santana
    1b agon
    2b walker
    ss andrus
    3b longo
    ci albert
    mi acedies
    of puig
    of bruce
    of brantley
    of melky
    U chris davis
    Bench AG

    sp
    bum, tehern, cingrani, roark, g cole

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Stream

  188. Wilsonian says:
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    Has anyone heard any news on Springer for this weekend, yet? I just lost Arenado and Davis is supposed to be out the next two days for the birth of his kid, so without Springer, I need to pick up a bat to field a full lineup.

    Re: Roark – I just can’t get behind that guy being any good. He pitched for our local Independent League team, the Southern Illinois Miners, a few years back and he was terrible. Not sure where decent Major League pitching is coming from. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanner_Roark

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah, haven’t heard anything…ha re: Roark

  189. Carl Spackler says:
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    Would you drop Dom Brown for Garret Jones?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No

  190. henncoop says:
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    Pick up Belasario, Reddick, Jones, Moreland, Saunders, Lagares, or Bourjos with $740/1000 bid dollars left for the year (3rd most in the league)
    Who to pick up? with how much to bid?
    Dropping Denorfia, Vicienda, Asche, or RP Miller (with 5 other RPs staffed).
    Of course I would like to get Belasario & the winning bids last week for Britton, Doolittle & Quails were $118, $97, & $88. What sort of bid on Belasario? Any of the hitters worth grabbing over what I have? Some idea on what bid they might be worth?

    • henncoop says:
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      @henncoop: Also Yan is available to be bid on if I were to drop Montero…not unhappy with Montero but I assume Yan is an improvement.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Depends how much you need guys

      • henncoop says:
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        @Grey: True , my hitting in not bad BUT would any of the available be an upgrade over what I currently have & listed as being potential drops???? I am currently 4th place & 3rd in overall hitting: 1st in Runs, 2nd in Steals; 3rd in Avg; 6th in RBIs but just 9th in HRs. Mostly just trying to keep my team competitive & move back up in standings
        Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Reddick and Belisario over Miller and Vicideo

      • henncoop says:
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        @Grey: Thanks for the response …enjoy the rest of the holiday weekend!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You too!

  191. Andrew says:
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    Nick Martinez streamable @ Detroit today in 12 teamer?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Eh

  192. Wilson says:
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    Closer question, Shaw or Qualls ?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Qualls

  193. trigger cut says:
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    Plouffe or Mini-Donkey for Arenado replacement? Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Plouffe

      • trigger cut says:
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        @Grey: Thanks Grey. Different league: Lawrie, Jerko, Headley or Plouffe?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Plouffe

  194. nick the dick says:
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    ha i finally drop santana for rosario and now he has the nerve to start heating up? slight droppers remorse setting in grey if only because he plays everyday and has 3b elig, assure me im better off with wilin ROSario…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

      • nick the dick says:
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        @Grey: Thanks man you really know how to make a boy feel safe and secure.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha

  195. nick the dick says:
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    The Kluber Society grows by the day. Nice effort by chavez today, im proud and a bit sheepish to say im one of the brave souls who started him. Dodging those fairies…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice!

  196. Henry says:
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    J. Upton vs. Sonny Gray and Cuddyer?

    12 team Redraft, 6×6 standard scoring w/ Walks and QS

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Upton

  197. SteveNZ says:
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    I can’t be the only one sonavabenched by Santana, surely? Would have been better in the Util slot than Gardner…

    • SteveNZ says:
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      @SteveNZ: Stupid Gardner.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, I doubt it

  198. Miz says:
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    Hey Grey
    Alex Gordon was dropped in my H2H pts league, my OF are Pence, Myers, Craig, Granderson should I pick him up with a waiver claim? Do u see him being a contributor on a consistent basis?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lose Grandy for him

  199. Rudacious says:
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    Start Perez against tex???

    I need to gain ground in whip and era

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Okay

  200. goodfold2 says:
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    in one league i’ve now had 3 rbi’s in last 26 hits (1 homer). still only down 1 rbi for week though. just noticed (since i lose steals every week (4 of last 5), with rios/andrus/goldy/crisp/gordon/springer) that andrus had 8 of his steals in 2 weeks, and that was over 5 weeks ago. wonder if he’s got some minor leg thing. Rios is still doing fine.

  201. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    multiple league belisario fear. this is the guy i let go in 30 man league preseason even though he was cheap.
    1. qualls or mejia or d.webb over him?
    2. deeper league, oday or hawkins over him?
    neither of these moves could be done till mon 1 AM eastern, so could wait for possible WSOX closer announcement.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Mejia…Hawkins….

  202. slew says:
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    D. Brown leaves game with some sort of back injury.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Could make it easier to drop him

    • slew says:
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      @slew: that’s Domonic Brown

      • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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        @slew: good thing you mentioned that, as i’m not sure that dustin brown’s checking ability would translate to baseball. plus he’s playing in the hockey semi finals tonight already.

  203. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    jesus, last year’s porcello (occasional version) showed up. worst part, andrus/rios had nothing to do with it.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

  204. MR.T says:
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    a guy in my league is offering me longoria for my iwakuma

    i also have cingrani, sanchez, minor, wacha, J zimmermann, and taijuan in dl as my sp staff.

    but the other issue is that i already have beltré and donaldson with 3b elegibility and only one util spot also have puig, abreu dl, pujols, cano, marte, polanco stashed, harper dl’d ..

    iwakuma has been my best SP so far, would you still pull the trigger?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Take Longo

  205. Schmohawks Bob says:
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    Espinosa or Wong?

    Who gets the most saves for White Sox ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wong… Webb

  206. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    wow, me and my opp today had a replay steal our steals. choo and andrus.

  207. SteveNZ says:
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    0/15

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’m just about there

      • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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        @Grey: andrus finally got one. yay, now i’m all the way up to 3 for the week, which is actually the high water mark for last 3 weeks. probably gonna pick up span, but i need RBI’s more. could pick up Robot Jones for next week. Damn Yahoo may have just blew up my late night Sun Mccarthy grab for Mon.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup saw that

  208. nick the dick says:
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    Damn it all to hell I just realized my Aaron Hill home run was washed away with the rain. Plus I’m playing my brother in head to head right now and he accidentally sat Dick Porcello and then he proceeded to have his tits ripped off. Today on As the World Turns…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Damn

  209. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    Odor had 1 WHOLE RBI going into today, so sure why not 2 triples and 5 RBI’s today.

  210. goodfold2 says:
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    damn lucky ass opp this week in one league gets a win out of lincecum and his 1.8 ish whip, but i can’t get even 1 win out of gray/cobb/wily p. all of those had era’s lower than Lincecum’s whip. I’m comish in this league now, gotta see if we can go to QS+win for next year instead of wins.

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @goodfold2: obv we’ll vote, and probably lose to some schlub’s that never check the message board so the vote will take 2 months.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Damn

  211. Kid A says:
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    10 team standard redraft with 64/100$ remaining. How much to bid on Taveras and Polanco?

    Thanks dood.

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @Kid A: around 30 total on both, so probably bid like 20 on one of them and 10 on the other, leaving you with 6 for nachos.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      $5, $7 respectively

      • Kid A says:
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        @Grey: Word Up.

        • goodfold2 says:
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          @Kid A: remember though, that Grey likes nachos much more, and may be overallocating resources there.

          • goodfold2 says:
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            @goodfold2: yell back if you get either at those prices, it could be useful to know.

  212. Kid A says:
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    Ottavino, high leverage. Let’s watch…

  213. Tony Cingrani's Ego says:
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    Desmond Jennings and rajiii are both on waviers who do you like more ROS

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Jennings

  214. Edan L says:
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    Grey, just heard you wanted someone to make you an app. I just learned how to make them for the iphone. If you want to let another Jewy NJ kid who still loves Survivor to help you, it may be interesting – but not the voice app, something for here…
    -E

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I was just kidding about the sarcastic echo app on the podcast/radio/thing… Thanks though!

      • Edan L says:
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        @Grey: I know you were joking there… but if you did want an app, I’ll throw my app in the ring for the chance…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ah, gotcha… Cool, will keep you in mind…

  215. Jon says:
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    With an open spot, should I add Ottavino, Farquhar, MCarthy, R Montero, Vargas, McHugh, Miley, Floyd, Tomlin, Jim Johnson, Milone, or O’Day?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      McCarthy

  216. The smell of that leather mitt says:
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    Jimmy Nelson starting for the Brewers tomorrow. What’s your take on this guy?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s a spot start, not worth anything unless he’s up for more…

  217. goodfold2 says:
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    this is why so many of my teams are at best middle of the road. waiver fodder like neil walker has 10 homers already (after having 12-16 total per year for 5 str years in whole seasons), while Gyorko (that i drafted in 80% of all leagues has 5 (but is unstartable so far, in under 20 team leagues), after having 23 in less than 5 months last year.

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @goodfold2: so my opp effectively did what i did at catcher (punted) and now has a top 100 player, while i bought Gyorko at like 110-130th and have a 866th ranked player (actually i mostly don’t have him anymore, except deep leagues). Not bitching about Grey liking Gyorko, he basically won me a league last september and i agree completely on my own. Just don’t understand how neil walker has this much value.

  218. Wilson says:
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    Myers for Dozier or Solate ROS?
    And, Dozier or Solate over Phillips ROS?

    Thanks.

    • Wilson says:
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      Typo, “Solarte”

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Dozier over Phillips

      • Wilson says:
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        @Grey: Thanks, Dozier also over Hill or Gyorko ROS?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yes, both

          • Wilson says:
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            @Grey: Thanks.
            One more question, is Solarte a real deal like Dozier?
            Solarte over Hill or Gyorko or Phillips? Thoughts appreciated.

            • goodfold2 says:
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              @Wilson: dozier wasn’t considered “real deal” till he not only hit homers, he did it in at least parts of 2 seasons at major league level (cause it sure wasn’t due to his minor numbers). Pretty sure Solarte is even lower prospect than Dozier, who was lower than Brad Miller. So Solarte would have to keep being great for a while.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              No on Solarte

              • Wilson says:
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                Thanks goodfold2 & Grey!

  219. Shoop Da Whoop says:
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    Someone please trade me a decent bat for Cole. Jesus, get him off my team already.

  220. Bye Felicia says:
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    Grey quick question,

    Would you use the remaining $44 FA budget to aquire Polanco & Tavares regardless if you only had 3 moves left? I can still trade pieces if needed. My team is strong pitching is Sherzer,Sale,Kershaw,Annibal,Tehran,Cobb, Yordano, Closers Holland Melancon,Hawkins,K Rod,Trevor
    C Mesoraco/Gattis
    1b Albert
    2nd Altuve
    3 Solarte/Zimmerman
    SS Reyes/Andrus/Desmond
    OF Bruce/Marte/Springer/Choo/ Pence
    Uti Trumbo/Giancarlo

    Thanks

    Reply

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No, hold your moves

  221. Tony Cingrani's Ego says:
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    Guy wants Chris Davis offered grenkie and Tanaka you do it?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Don’t trade a top bat for a top arm

  222. goodfold2 says:
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    jesus, now 4 rbis in last 35 hits going back to thursday. i’m getting 12 or 11 hits a day, everyday (still springer today too). somehow only losing by 4 for week. if i don’t get homers (1 in last 3 days) i don’t get rbi’s.

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @goodfold2: still losing homers by 3 now, but that’s 6 rbi’s in last 36 hits, only down 2 rbis. SPRINGER! man i wish that guy got some steals (he had like 45 in aa/aaa last year, 0 here, actually -3 in net steals)

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @goodfold2: would love to say i felt the 2nd one coming after the first happened (but even i would barely believe it), it’s not every day i make the ad hoc best decision to bench gordon for springer after finding out he was going to play about 12 minutes till gordon’s game started.

  223. Henry says:
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    Redraft

    J. Up + Hudson or Cingrani vs. Myers + Anibal?

    Great write-up as usual!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Upton…Thanks!

  224. Nightpandas says:
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    Grey, who do you like ROS and as a potential keeper?

    Stroman or Salazar or Nelson?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Salazar

  225. Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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    i know it’s only MIN, but Vogel looks good. might keep him for a bit.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I hear ya

  226. J-FOH

    J-FOH says:
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    You got any read on Jimmy Nelson? His minor league numbers look pretty good.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, nice arm for keepers… It’s a spot start, unless I didn’t hear an update… You win yesterday with DK?

      • J-FOH

        J-FOH says:
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        @Grey: I beat Sky and new DK writer Ralph in our sword fight. I also won money in all my contests. bet $16 across 5 contests and won $40

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nice!

          • J-FOH

            J-FOH says:
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            @Grey: I don’t play everyday but just get an itch and roll one out

  227. AJ says:
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    Needz to drop one … Beckett or Pomeranz ? Also drop Soriano for Panda? Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Beckett…Sure

  228. EK says:
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    W. Davis or Betances for roto (no holds) leagues

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Betances

  229. goodfold2 says:
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    bases loaded no one out, come on springer.

    • Beam Me up Scottay says:
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      @goodfold2: Jinxed him :P

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Beam Me up Scottay: not quite, as he’s been 5 of my 9 RBIs over the past 3 days, this spans 37 hits. i’ll take an RBI of any type.

        • Beam Me up Scottay says:
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          @goodfold2: …in that at bat. You can’t jinx the past.

          • goodfold2 says:
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            @Beam Me up Scottay: you can’t jinx anything, but that’s besides the point. even if one were to believe in that, the 5th RBI was that groundout (which i am happy for)

            • Beam Me up Scottay says:
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              @goodfold2: smh

                • Beam Me up Scottay says:
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                  @goodfold2: I know…I know.,

                  • goodfold2 says:
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                    @Beam Me up Scottay: that earlier line means “smh” was an unknown acronym to me.

  230. Mike says:
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    Drop Tillman for Jaime Garcia?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  231. thurman says:
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    would you rather have gyorko or headley ROS (obp league)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gyorko

  232. Wilson says:
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    Hi Grey, am worried about Myers, I dropped Spinger for Myers but it seems Myers hasn’t showed his power yet. Do you think Myers heating hot soon for ROS? Thoughts appreciated.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hopefully

  233. Andrew says:
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    Pomeranz -6 on SON for tomorrow start @ blue jays. You agree to stay far away from this one?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  234. Andrew says:
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    Liriano on waivers. Pick him up and start him at home vs nationals?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No

  235. Swfcdan says:
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    Ellsburys a good buy low right if you need a bat?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No

  236. bossmanjunior says:
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    Best 2 start pitcher next week:

    McCarthy SD, CIN
    Hutchison TB, KC
    Simon @LAD, @ARI
    Skaggs @SEA, @OAK
    Quintana CLE, SD

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @bossmanjunior: it’s gonna be mccarthy, hutchison could have a shot except they’re both at home.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      McCarthy, Hutch

  237. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    jimmy nelson not in yahoo. wonder if he has to hit 5 starts before existing at all.

      • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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        @royce!: must’ve showed up later in morning. wasn’t listed under name or team when i posted that.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Seriously

  238. DBo says:
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    @Grey I have Chris Davis and Eric Hosmer in a dynasty league H2H (UTIL spots avail). I’ve been offered George Springer for Hosmer. Should I take it? Hosmer’s lack of power is somewhat of a concern. Can Springer really become the 30/30 guy? Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

      • DBo says:
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        @Grey: Thanks!

  239. Jim says:
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    11 team roto league. I have a 10 in runs, HR, RBI and a 5.5 in SB and 9 in AVG.
    Lineup is:
    Gattis
    Freeman
    Hill
    Beltre
    Tulo
    Rios
    Bruce
    Carlos Gomez
    Todd Frazier (UTIL)
    Bench = Wil Myers, Eric Young, Oscar Taveras

    Would you trade Beltre for Kipnis to help in SB’s or is Beltre more valuable? Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Beltre is more valuable

  240. Andrew says:
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    Any of these streamable in 12 teamer?

    Rienzo home vs Yankees
    Nolasco at Giants
    Vargas at Angels

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No

  241. Andrew says:
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    Fister @ pirates a decent stream in 12 teamer?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He’s not a stream, he should be owned and started

  242. Tom says:
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    jason heyward or george springer? i feel like most people will say heyward, but it seems pretty close.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Springer

  243. SMLV1 says:
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    Once again can you help me out? Bench a 2B -(211) Phillips facing Wainwright or (262) Dozier facing Bumgarner (lefty)

    Bench 1 – (77) Choo who will be DH facing Verlander, (135) Rios facing Verlander, (57) Rizzo facing Kennedy or (50) Moss facing Happ (lefty).

    Also, starting both Fister @ PIT and Pomeranz @ TOR?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Phillips, Choo…Start Fister

  244. Mike says:
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    Hi,

    Carlos Gomez just hit the wire (I can’t believe it) and I have a slim chance of getting him, but who do I drop to get him?

    This is my CBS team:

    Batters

    C Molina, Yadier
    C Santana, Carlos
    1B Goldschmidt, Paul
    2B Hill, Aaron
    3B Beltre, Adrian
    SS Desmond, Ian
    MI Prado, Martin
    CI Wright, David
    OF Cespedes, Yoenis
    OF Gordon, Alex
    OF Hamilton, Billy
    OF McCutchen, Andrew
    OF Upton, Justin
    U Sandoval, Pablo

    Bench (MI) Kipnis, Jason
    Bench (U) Harper, Bryce
    Bench (U) Hosmer, Eric
    Bench (U) Jennings, Desmond

    Pitchers

    P Cole, Gerrit
    P Greinke, Zack
    P Janssen, Casey
    P Kluber, Corey
    P Lester, Jon
    P Papelbon, Jonathan
    P Samardzija, Jeff
    P Sanchez, Anibal
    P Street, Huston

    Bench (P) Fister, Doug
    Bench (P) Minor, Mike

    I am thinking Sandoval, Fister, and Jennings as possibilities. Do I just leave it alone? Please help!

    Thanks…

    Mike.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Jennings

      • Mike says:
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        @Grey: Thanks Grey!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  245. Andrew says:
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    Who do you think will be more dominant today? Bumgarner home vs Twins or Tanaka at White Sox?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Tanaka

  246. Andrew says:
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    Stream Richards at home vs royals today in 12 teamer?

    BTW, thanks as always for answering all the questions!! You’re da man

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No problem, sure stream him

  247. AJ says:
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    Better closer pick up jenry mejia or zach Britton thanx

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Mejia

  248. Ben. says:
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    Iwakuma or justin upton?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Upton

  249. Ben. says:
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    Who do you like for today? Ozuna or Ike Davis?

    • Ben. says:
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      @Ben.: Ozuna has Jimmy Nelson and Ike has Fister. I could also bench Leonys who has Verlander

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ozuna

  250. Steven says:
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    Hey grey, 10team obp instead of avg I was offered Blackmon and my choice of dee Gordon or Ian Desmond for Bautista. My team is Rosario pujols pedroia Rollins longoria Bautista a.jones Brantley Hamilton. Would you make the deal? Thanks for your time

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  251. EK says:
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    Your thoughts on Petit vs Cubs tomorrow?
    SON has none yet.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I wouldn’t go near him

  252. EK says:
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    Pls rank for H2H pts:
    Petit vs CHC (?)
    Buchholz @ ATL (10.3) (is he startable anywhere??)
    Tepesch @ MIN (9.5)
    Miley vs SD (8.5)
    Cumpton @ NYM (0.2)

    Thanks & enjoy the wkd

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      None are good… Tepesch, Petit

  253. Shoop Da Whoop says:
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    Liriano is hard at work, dropping one last turd on the crap mountain he’s left on my team this year.

    • Shoop Da Whoop says:
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      @Shoop Da Whoop: Final tally on my roster:

      5.17 ERA, 1.60 WHIP, 2 QS

      Fuck you, Liriano. Never again

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Unless it’s a NL-Only league, he shouldn’t be in your lineup

        • Shoop Da Whoop says:
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          @Grey: Weekly league, dumped him for Keuchel after the lineups locked for a 2 start week. Not only will he not in my lineup anymore, he won’t be on my roster.

          And it feels really good

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Nice

  254. Swfcdan says:
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    Guy wants closers and im after Ellsbury. Is a $12 salad in G Holland and a donkeycorn in Frieri/Mejia enough, or does it need to be Rodney?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You should ask them…

      • Swfcdan says:
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        @Grey: Whats fair though. Would you take Ellsbury for Holland and Rodney?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, I’d take Ellsbury there

  255. Bigjrod21 says:
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    To replace Arenado who would pick out of these- Dominguez, Chisenhall, McGehee, Reynolds, or Plouffe ?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Dominguez

  256. DonkeyKong says:
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    Hola senor Grey! Who would you choose ROS? Samardzija or Kluber? I’m struggling.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Kluber

      • DonkeyKong says:
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        @Grey: Thanks sir!

    • Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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      @DonkeyKong: nice struggle to have. pretty sick if you have to drop one of those. (1st place problems)

  257. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    to replace liriano in last non NL only or 30 team league where i still have him. it’s a 15 team roto league. floyd/tepesch/n.martinez/erlin?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Floyd

  258. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    anybody around here smart enough to “punt” 1b in drafts and grab Puig over Fielder, and Abreu as starter much later? That’d be about the best play that could’ve been made. Or Rizzo, where i have Rizzo i also could’ve had Abreu at right around the same time (which was late, like 100th or later)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not really punting, just cherrypicking

      • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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        @Grey: i mean, had we waited on purpose preseason to have rizzo or abreu as starting 1st base we would’ve intentionally waited a long time, and it would’ve turned out very well, esp if that allowed us to grab Puig in 2nd round or early 3rd, where most of us Fielder owners were busy being very happy at the time we got Fielder. wasn’t me, only place i have Puig is NL only.

  259. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    replay is really screwing with us fantasy owner’s minds in H2H. For like 5 minutes Desmond only had a sac fly, now it’s called a single and he gets my opp a go ahead steal! WTF!

  260. goodfold2 says:
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    figured out my rbi problem for the week (but still winning by 1, with pujols/wong/springer/rosario vs freeman/fatt adams still to go)
    goldy/pujols/longo/jones (who all hit in RBI spots) have 4 RBIs for the week. pujols/longo only getting their 1 each from homers.

  261. Kid A says:
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    Swiggy with a blown hammy. The Pain Train stops for NO one.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      For real? Damn

  262. goodfold2 says:
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    wonder how much we can trade Beckett for. i have that guy in quite a few spots.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Try it…

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @goodfold2: he balanced out Bauer’s garbage today.

  263. goodfold2 says:
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    damn Grey, you sure seemed to buy Longo at exactly the right time. His average had fallen into 250’s in last 3 weeks. I saw Tehol blamed his drugs for that trade.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, hopefully

  264. Hal Incandenza says:
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    I recently lost Fielder, and J. Abreu and Arenando to the disgraceful list. This is a twelve team Roto, 6×6 w/OPS and Holds (and QS instead of W).

    Had picked up Garret Jones and Reynolds on Thursday, so I have both of them starting now. Roster looks like this:

    C Salvador Perez, KC C
    1B Garrett Jones, Mia 1B, RF
    2B Aaron Hill, Ari 2B
    3B Mark Reynolds, Mil 1B, 3B, DH
    SS Jean Segura, Mil SS
    LF Michael Brantley, Cle LF, CF
    CF Adam Jones, Bal CF
    RF Jose Bautista, Tor RF
    UTIL Rajai Davis, Det LF, RF
    Bench Yan Gomes, Cle C
    Bench Emilio Bonifacio, ChC 2B, LF, CF
    DL Jose Abreu*, CWS 1B DL15
    DL Nolan Arenado*, Col 3B DL15

    DL Gio Gonzalez*, Wsh SP DL15

    P Brad Ziegler, Ari RP
    P Corey Kluber, Cle SP
    P Darren O’Day, Bal RP
    P Fernando Rodney, Sea RP
    P Jason Motte, StL RP
    P Jonathan Broxton, Cin RP
    P Julio Teheran, Atl SP
    P Kenley Jansen, LAD RP
    P Nathan Eovaldi, Mia SP PP

    Bench Felix Hernandez, Sea SP
    Bench Jesse Chavez, Oak RP, SP
    Bench Tony Cingrani, Cin SP

    Planning on dropping Emily Boneface for Mike Adams to get more Holds (at 5 points in Holds), but tempted by Chisenhall. Should I drop both Emily and one of the catchers Yan Gomes or Sal Perez to add both Mike Adams and Chisenhall?

    Am I being stubborn to not drop Cingrani? (I actually added him in a league where he was dropped today.)

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure, Gomes… I’d hold Cingrani for now

  265. goodfold2 says:
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    ok pujols no screwing around i need some RBI’s. 2 on.

  266. Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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    best 5 stream spots (unless it’s just better to keep BOTH Vogelsong and McCarthy (mccarthy attempting to be picked up tonight), which it might). Opp next week in big money league keeps few bench spots and has 10 starters like me. But i’m decidedly better than him in pretty much all offense so far this year (except steals lately) so i’ll likely need 10 starters next week. i’ll just assume tomorrow’s McCarthy is near the top of the best 5
    5/26
    Tepesch @MIN
    Hutchison vs TB
    Quintana vs CLE
    Milone vs DET
    DeGrom vs PIT
    5/27
    Niese vs PIT
    Elias vs LAA
    Volquez @ NYM
    5/28
    Anderson vs SD
    Erlin (maybe) vs ARI
    Floyd @ BOS (starting to be noticed to be good stream spot)
    Vogel @ STL
    5/30
    Danks vs SD
    Montero @ PHI
    Happ vs KC
    5/31
    Tillman @ HOU (if this goes bad we’ll i’ll bet never own again)
    Tepesch @ WAS
    Hutchison vs KC
    Milone vs LAA
    Odorizzi @BOS
    6/1
    Niese @ PHI
    Elias vs DET
    Smyly @ SEA
    Quintana vs SD
    so best 4 other than McCarthy (who i’ll just keep if he’s not really bad on Mon)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I would go to the Stream-o-Nator…. Hutch, Quintana, Danks, Hutch

      • Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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        @Grey: i grabbed the names from SON. some of them are either over or under performing their SON numbers by a lot, like Smyly ranked very high (2nd start), Tepesch high, Floyd way too low. then there’s the guys who are completely out of whack compared to SON like Buerhle/Wily P/Liriano.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Gotcha

  267. frankgrimes says:
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    four starts today:
    pomeranz ugh
    Bauer blech
    Montero promising but still no W
    Beckett Oh yea I forget bout that fuck…Sweet victory vs most hated opponent in this league!

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @frankgrimes: you didn’t check the comments or SON about Pomeranz. Or the fact that TOR is scary opp now. Maybe you literally needed as many starts as possible, like i did in one spot where i played Bauer.

      • frankgrimes says:
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        @goodfold2: yea for sure but his one is 14 team weekly H2H points league so in a two start week you kinda gotta start em and cross your fingers

        • goodfold2 says:
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          @frankgrimes: you seem like a smart guy, so my question is, why did you intentionally join a league with only weekly line up setting? Seems like going around in a wheelchair when your legs work. Unless you’re like a lumberjack who can only get to a computer once a week, then it makes sense.

          • frankgrimes says:
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            @goodfold2: totally agree hate it. this league is prolly be going for almost 20 years now if not longer so since it’s old friends I just hang in there talk shit and live with it. Every year tho I post my yearly complaints in my usually sarcastic manner: switch to daily, an auction and FAAB but that why I’m also in three other leagues.

            • goodfold2 says:
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              @frankgrimes: so i guess league was going from the times when you couldn’t even use the internet and it wasn’t really feasible to have daily leagues. unless some poor comish had to take like phone calls for daily lineups from every owner pregametime.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, nice on Beckett

  268. Wilsonian says:
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    8 Team H2H – H, R, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, OB+SLUG, W, QS, SV, KS, KS/9, ERA, WHIP

    C – Rosario
    1B – Davis
    2B – Dozier
    3B – Longo
    SS – Hanley
    IF – Kinsler
    OF – Jones
    OF – Brantley
    OF – Marte
    OF – Myers
    UTIL – Springer
    UTIL – VMart
    BN – Pedro
    DL – Arenado
    DL – Trumbo
    N/A – Singleton

    SP – Scherzer, Teheran, Bailey, Minor, Cingrani, Cole, Ventura, Kennedy, Pomeranz
    RP – Soriano, Rodney, Hawkins, Mejia, Doolittle

    1) I need an SS with Hanley possibly going down, who is the pickup and who are you dropping (no more DL room if Hanley hits the DL):

    Escobar, Rollins, Villar, Peralta, Aybar, Asdrubal, Crawford, Lowrie, Bogaerts

    2) Is Pomeranz a hold or a streamer in a league this size?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1) Villar 2) Streamer

      • Wilsonian says:
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        @Grey: who do I drop? If he hits the DL, I guess I could drop Arenado. But other than that, not really sure who to drop.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I guess Arenado if Hanley hits the DL

    • frankgrimes says:
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      stream

  269. frankgrimes says:
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    Springer is on fire Yo!
    Patience paying off.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup!

  270. goodfold2 says:
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    GODDAMN it’s fun when the upside hits the ceiling (not unlike the Blob in that remake with matt dillon’s brother). Tied in homers now, and winning RBI’s by 3. at 2:14
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CW6maJgzk7E

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice

  271. goodfold2 says:
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    shame my opp is hitting .471 today with 23 bases or i would’ve had a chance at winning overall, with possibly winning hits or avg or maybe even bases. he’s got braun/lucroy/desmond/walker/bourn. my team’s underperformed and/or faced opp when they are hot and am in 8th out of 10. only 4 make playoffs.

  272. SteveNZ says:
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    Springer! Had dropped him but grabbed him again yesterday…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice!

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @SteveNZ: very surprised you were able to do that. dude’s had like 6 homers in less than 3 weeks and hitting over 300 in may now. not to mention his name is well known. It isn’t like dropping Cron or something.

  273. I moustache you something says:
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    Hey Grey,
    Would you trade: my Samardijia for his Gerrit Cole?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

  274. d brown says:
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    Classic, EY Jr. to Dl. Precise injury is unclerar.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

  275. SteveNZ says:
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    Came THIS close to grabbing Beckett in the FCL…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Damn

      • SteveNZ says:
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        @Grey: Don’t feel too bad for me – I did have Tanaka and Bumgarner going ;-)

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nice… I had Keuchel and Teheran…

  276. David Press says:
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    I might have waited too long to trade Charlie but I have Oscar possibly coming up soon. Old Charlie stole the handle and the train it won’t stop rolling no way to slow down. Tull reference. Old guys will get it. Anyway the Rox schedule gets better soon. Would you hold him or go to the dissatisfied Verly owner or maybe for a 1B. I have Cron holding things down while Abreu recovers on my first place team. I would like to get some return from Blackmon before Oscar sends him to the bench in June.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Maybe get Hosmer? I would take Verlander for Blackmon, but don’t love either….

      • BEASTDOG says:
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        Just offered Charlie, Alvarez and Porcello for Hosmer, Verly and Arenado, who I can afford to wait 4-6 weeks for. Sandoval would move to 3B from Corner, Hos to corner and Marte off the bench for Charlie. When Abreu returns and hoping Verly returns to form I think it solidifies the lineup now and into the summer.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Hosmer side

  277. goodfold2 says:
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    anybody else have something like this. i had 14 starts in one league this week. none of those pitcher’s era’s for this week are between 2.58-5.22. there were a lot below that keuchel (2)/cobb/gray/beckett (2)/wily p./annabelle, and worse, smyly/porcello/tillman/bauer (2). no just normal decent starts this week.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not sure

  278. goodfold2 says:
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    THANK YOU MR. WONG! tied in steals now and almost tied overall. just no homers or 3 or more rbi’s for fatt adams and i’ll go 5-6-2. i’d also accept 1 more steal from wong for pure 6-6-1 tie.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: first week i didn’t lose to one of the top 4 teams (unless Fatt Adams gets a homer)

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Here’s hope he doesn’t…

          • goodfold2 says:
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            @Grey: really my opp did silly things this week, like bench desmond half the time (not today) for j-honnie, benched pence entire week for bourn and/or cespedes. deep benches in this league can allow someone to do stupid things (like me benching pujols last sunday and costing myself 1.5 cats)

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah that makes no sense…

  279. BEASTDOG says:
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    Also what do you think about jumping the gun on Mejia in a salary cap league? He would be a dirt cheap SP working as a closer and would help me get more offense in. Problem is he has not been anointed with the role yet but neither was KRod at the time. He’s looked good so far.

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @BEASTDOG: hasn’t he had like 3 saves with none having 2 baserunners per those innings. i’d say he’s closer. every website lists him as closer.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He’s the closer

  280. Tom says:
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    do you think zach britton can run away with the closer job for the rest of the year? zach britton or mark melancon for the next few weeks?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He could, sure… Britton

  281. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    with return of oswaldo (damn he was gone a long time) and willingham does parmelee have playing time anymore? if not who else to i pick up to platoon with juan f. this is in 2 leagues.
    1. carter/c.johnson (eck)/pena (till votto’s back)/s.pierce (and hope both his hot streak and playing time when juan f. are out coincide). probably carter (OPS league)
    2. duda/ike/pierce/s. rod/cron/pena/mini donkey (OPS, BB, K’s, double plays turned as cats), need OPS/average/RBIs much more than runs.
    3. same league as in #2, dietrich or j.harrison (harrison won’t get double plays). Harrison will get the runs, but if his average or OPS stays near this high he’d be good in a lot of cats.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Carter 2. Mini 3. Dietrich

      • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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        @Grey: and the parmelee playing time dries up likely starting immediately?

  282. Jacks says:
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    What do we do with Hanley this week? MRI scheduled, but could just be a couple more days type thing …

    Also, what about Carlos Quentin? He’s been mashing when actually at the plate. Padres just confirmed he will start tomorrow. I’m in desperate need of power production.

    I’d drop Venable for him, but that would be my FA pick 12 out of 20 for year.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold Venable… Not sure on Hanley, sounds headed to DL

  283. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    anybody else having problems logging on to their espn accounts in last 20 minutes or more? i’ve been on hold for that long (so i know it’s not just me)

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: finally talked to them, it’s gonna take a couple hours they think.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not sure, was at movie…

  284. Bruno says:
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    5×5
    ROS

    Braun for Scherzer?

  285. Nightpandas says:
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    If you had 13 moves left would you add Wong or Span for steals or would you trade the jerk store for Jennings (keeper)

    So lovin’ Keuchel as I am sure you are, has he earned a namesake for the glossary yet?… Since it is pronounced more like Kegel, how about Vag Muscle ? No disrespect to the lady readers of course…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha… I’d trade Gyorko for Jennings… Wouldn’t use a move though…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

      • SteveNZ says:
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        @Grey: It actually surprised me more than anything else. He seems like the sort of guy who would drink beer, eat chicken wings and play X-box oin his day off, rather than go and play golf on one of the top two or three courses in the world.

  286. Grey #1 Fan says:
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    Pomeranz or Hutchinson ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pomeranz

  287. MB says:
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    Rajai, span or leonys? own leonys now amd faces tons of R soon but man he hits low and slumps —- need speed bad

    6×6 ops 3 of

    thanks

  288. Lubey says:
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    Is fantasy baseball fucked up on espn right now or is that just my shitty internet??

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @Lubey: i called them, it has been since around the middle of the night game. at the time the guy said it would take a couple of hours, clearly it’s been longer, i can’t sign in.

  289. Andrew says:
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    Skaggs has been very inconsistent, @seattle tomorrow should be a great matchup for him though right?

  290. Andrew says:
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    Quintana 12 team streamable at home vs Indians?

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