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The Buysellatops left this message on my answering machine (what, I’m old school), “The earth is fourteen degrees hotter per year than when I freely roamed the countryside.  Back then there were T-Rex’s and velociraptors and iguanas the size of houses that we simply called Biguanas.  Now, I’m the only dinosaur left and I can get a nice tan while waiting in line for a smoothie.  Global warming is awesome!  And so is Anthony Rizzo.”  So, there you have our buy/sell-out dinosaur’s take.  My take is I agree.  Who doesn’t love a smoothie and a tan?  Rizzo isn’t a Ike Davis head case that gets into the passenger seat to drive.  He’s in no danger of falling completely off the map like he’s taking orders from Queen Isabella.  He’s A) Getting unlucky B)  Keeping his strikeouts and walks in check C) There’s no C, why are you so greedy?  With the gusts of wind and heat in Wrigley this summer, he could hit 10 homers in the matter of two weeks.  If he hits less than 30 homers this year, I’ll eat my hat (though I’m wearing a fruit basket on my head, so it’s not so bad).  To give you a few other names, he’s already better than Pujols and A-Gon on our Player Rater, and I see no reason why that should stop.  If you have a Rizzo owner who is worried, take your alligator blood and check raise to the bettor.  Anyway, here’s some more players to Buy or Sell this week in fantasy baseball:

BUY

Mike Zunino – I just went over my Mike Zunino fantasy.  I wrote it while sinking in quicksand after chasing a Pussycat Swallowtail.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia – “I used to work for Marc Rzepczynski’s high school team.”  That’s the Red Sox seamstress in her job interview.  Don’t let the seamstress’s work go in vain, grab Saltymochachino.

Jeff Baker – The Tissue takes LOOGY’s and wipes them from the face of the earth.

Logan Morrison – He’d tell you to hashtag pick him up.  Did Mariah Carey officially make hashtags passé?  Did she ruin Twitter with her song the same year she killed Idol?  I’d almost rather Billy Joel update one of his songs with some corporate-record-company-focus-group-tinkering, “Aw, she never Tweeted for me, but did she ever say a prayer for me in 140 characters?”

Tyler Colvin – You know what’s cool?  Underwear made from ice cubes?  What?  No, Random Italicized Voice.  That the RCL ownership of Colvin is nearly three times as high as regular ESPN owners.  Unfortch, ESPN is at 2% and we’re at 6%.  C’mon, guys and four girl readers, pick up Colvin.

Mike Carp – And they said he’d always play second fish to Mike Trout.  And they said…And they said… Isn’t that a song?  Did I just make that up?  What did we do before the internet for song lyrics?  I seriously can’t remember.  Did we just sing the words to a friend and ask them what song it was?  What if they didn’t know?  Why can’t I remember this?

Nick Franklin – Y’all are taking a long time to add this guy.  Or said like a guido, this guy over here.  ‘This guy over here’ would’ve been the first internet meme if there was an internet or memes back then for anyone but Al Gore.  BTW, you think Al Gore invented the internet for the porn, which ended up costing him his marriage?  Just thinking out loud.  Franklin has 15/15 upside.  He’s basically Prado.

Logan Forsythe – Bam!  Just achieved a new world record for number of Logans in a Buy column.  First, none of this would be possible without your deity of choice.  Second, I’d like to thank Morrison and Forsythe’s parents for both having a baby on the tarmac of Logan Airport and going with that name.  Third, I need to thank my manager, Saul Rothstein.  You’re not great, but you are Jewish, so that’s gonna work in my favor.

Omar Quintanilla – He has no huge power or speed but he has been hitting.  By the by, if you don’t know what some of these guys do, you haven’t been reading for the last week.  The Buy is a culmination of all things wonderful from the week with a few surprises mixed in.  Don’t worry, they’re good surprises.

Anthony Rendon – When summer comes, my alarm clock wakes me to Dashboard Confessional’s Warmth of the Sand and I pick up rookies.  I’m a sucker for rookie nookie, even if it means dropping a guy that is yawnstipating that could outperform a rookie.  Example:  hold Neil Walker and his solid but unspectacular stats or go for Rendon?  I go for Rendon every time.

Will Middlebrooks – He’s not like a lot of guys on this list that are one week pick-ups.  You should pick up and own Middlebrooks.  Forever, forever, ever, forever, ever?  No, Ms. Jackson, but for a few weeks to see if he can start hitting.

Mike Aviles – Since he took over for Asdrubal, he’s look As-drab-bleh.  Booya!  Fist pump self and explode!  I don’t know when Asdrubal is gonna return (I lied; early July) and Aviles could give you some counting stats and power.

Cody Ransom – I’m gonna go ahead and throw Xavier Paul into here too.  Why?  Because it’s my blog, now get off my lawn!  Also, they’re both platoon guys that have value if you can move them in and out of your lineup.

Zack CozartHitter-Tron thinks he’s garbage, but the Hitter-Tron used to date Small Wonder, you gonna do everything he does?

Erick Aybar – He’s like Edwin Jackson of this buy…Oh, we haven’t gotten to Edwin yet.  Okay, Aybar should just be owned.

Josh Rutledge – I just went over him this morning.  Scroll up!  Or is it down?  Just scroll!

Jordany Valdespin – The man who was named by a Harry Potter Name Generator is finally starting every day.  He could give you 15/20 over a full season.  No lie, apple pie.  I have a pit in my stomach, but apples have seeds, crazy guy.  I fear the Mets still won’t play him, great.  But that might’ve been the medium-rare chicken I ate.

Jaff Decker – Here’s what I just said about him, “The Padres called them up because they like to shake that Jaffy taffy, shake that, Jaffy taffy!  Okay, lost it there for a second.  Decker was once a solid prospect, then he started hanging with the Padres number one prospect, Nadir Bupkis, and it all went to gone.  He’s got some pop and speed, but will strike out a lot, and may not see everyday ABs.  I’d look at him in NL-Only leagues, but everyone else can hold tight for now.”  And that’s me quoting me!

Peter Bourjos – SAGNOF!

Kyle Blanks – Everyone is excited to see what he can do with everyday starts, except for those people in the outfield stands who now have obstructed view tickets.  The Pillsbury Fro Boy has long been a favorite of mine and with Maybin and Alonso sidelined, Blanks has been playing and hitting bombs.  He could have a little (bad choice of words) post-hype sleeper thing going on.  He’s the kind of mollywhopper that could hit 30 homers in 350 ABs.  Even in Petco.

Josh Reddick – Wait a second, he’s only owned in 38% of ESPN leagues?  Even if you assume Matthew Berry owns 40,000 ESPN teams to win more virtual trophies and Karabell owns 40,001 teams to beat Berry, there’s still something wrong with that picture.

Corey Kluber – It’s totally possible that I was slow to move on this guy because his name makes him sound so dopey, but he’s pitched well for a while now and I’m on board until he gives me reason not to be.

Zack Wheeler – You arrived twenty minutes to the Suzanne Somers book signing.  You thought the reservation for your birthday party was at 8:00 and you missed the cake.  Gerrit Cole came, Gerrit Cole went to someone else.  What are you waiting for with Wheeler?

Erasmo Ramirez – Random Razzball Commenter, “Grey, your ‘stache overwhelms me.  It’s like looking directly into the sun, if the sun was bright with masculinity.  Anyway, what two young pitchers are you grabbing before they’re called up?”  Wheeler and Erasmo.   Go find Scott, our prospect writer, in one of his articles and ask him about Erasmo.

Rick PorcelloCliff Lee was pretty iffy for a bunch of his early years in Cleveland, then he turned a corner and has been lights out since.  Not saying Porcello is Cliff Lee good, but he’s definitely turned a corner and is better than he was.  He’s even young enough that he can still get better and better.  I’m getting excited about him for 2014 already, but I’ll take him for this year.

Jerome Williams – I have no real feeling on Williams, but I’ve streamed him once with solid results and Stream-o-Nator likes him again for his next start.

Edwin Jackson – Edwin has looked so good besides his ERA that he would’ve got a lede this week if it wasn’t for the fact that no one really wants to read about how much Edwin Jackson should be better.  I mean, even this blurb is killing you.  It’s like sitting next to Ted Striker.  So, grab Edwin now and let’s save the chitchat for someone fun like Jason Vargas!

Jason Vargas – His player page tells us he’s going to get a 3.43 ERA, 1.11 WHIP and 4.9 Ks in his next start.  I don’t know what point-9 Ks looks like, but I wanna see it.  Is it a check swing that should’ve been a strikeout but wasn’t called?  Is it a strikeout with a wild pitch so the hitter gets 1st?  Is it one swing and a miss where the hitters wraps himself into a pretzel by swinging three times on one pitch?

Carter Capps – Wilhelmsen, aka Kaiser Soshitty, looks like he’s headed for either the DL or the 8th inning to ‘clear his head.’  Either way, right now Wilhelmsen is a dog and German, so he’s a Schnauzer.  Schnauzer’s don’t close games.

Joaquin Benoit – I think Leyland will use Valverde until September when he abruptly changes course right at the most important time.  Oh, wait, that was last year.  For whatever reason, Valverde’s leash feels longer than most guys, but Benoit would be the handcuff.  For those who found us Googling, “Should I leash and/or handcuff my Schnauzer?”  Welcome!

SELL

Jean Segura – Getting a lot of trade questions about moving him.  I can see it.  He is playing over his head.  Near the top of our Player Rater.  Before mid-June and playing with the casino’s money on a guy is enticing to sell.  The problem with trading him is what is his baseline?  Where can you reasonably expect him to end up compared to how he’s playing?  20/40, hitting .300?  At shortstop?  That’s first round numbers.  Are you getting a first round player back?  Are you chewing bacon instead of gum?  Milkshakes instead of toothpaste?  I wouldn’t refuse all offers, but you also shouldn’t be selling him just because you backed into him at the end of your draft.  In other words, I’d sell Segura, but you have to have the right deal.  Don’t sell him for a found-under-the-couch Troll doll.

Mike Minor – Brucely, writing Sells sucks dog balls.  I’d buy a lot of the Sells I give you for the right price.  I don’t hate Minor.  I actually like him.  The problem is his ERA is way below where it should be due to men left on base and bating average on balls hit into play.  He’s closer to a 3.50 ERA guy.  Like Marco Polo’s mom told him, don’t just trade, explore offers.

Dexter Fowler – That was fun when he was a Strong Bean, right?  Yeah, agreed.  He hit eight homers in April and two in the next 6 weeks.  Which number doesn’t fit?  5?  Five wasn’t even one of the numbers.  C’mon, man!  Like others listed here, The Chicken Man isn’t someone I’d give away, but he’s more like a 15 homer, 25 steal guy and he’s already at 10 homers and 11 steals.  Don’t trade him for a Thomas Kinkade painting, but I’d listen to offers.

  1. CL says:
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    Grey: I had an inquiry about Cobb this morning. I told him I would take Wacha for Cobb. Thoughts?

    PS: Thought about asking for Bauer or Gausman.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d want Cobb

      • Chuck Finley says:
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        Grey,

        Who would you rather have in a keeper league, MadBum/Corbin or Shelby Miller/Jim Hendo? It’s an 8×8 with Saves and Holds as separate categories, so CL don’t have a ton of value. I have Shelby/Henderson and it seems like a hell of a lot of value, but I’m concerned about trading a potentially elite guy in Miller.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Bum

  2. Rodney says:
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    Chris Davis or Rizzo? Keeper league.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No reason to switch them up….

  3. Gray Elbright says:
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    Trade James Loney and Kevin Gregg for Rizzo?

    closers are:
    Gregg
    janssen
    pestano/perez
    Krod/Hendy
    Rex Brothers

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rizzo side, it’s not close

  4. Rodney says:
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    Porcello or Kluber? How close?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Porcello

  5. KB says:
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    I traded for Rizzo about a day before he cooled off from his hot April. Glad to see him as the lead today, the leads in this column tend to go off almost immediately afterwards. It’s like the opposite of the SI/Madden Cover jinxes. Jinxsi?

    Love the Rounders and Dr. Nick references, too. Great read every day. Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks!

  6. ChiliCheeseConey says:
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    Aaron Hill or Profar the rest of the way?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hill

  7. Jman says:
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    Dillema: Who do I drop? 10 team roto OBP. I need all offensive stats and I own Cano and Starlin

    Who to drop? Reddick, Werth, Nick Franklin, Rendon, Brandon Moss, Matt Joyce, or Will Myers.

    I need some pitching spot starts and shouldnt have all these offensive guys. needa drop 1 or 2.

    Thanks so much from a long time reader. “trolleydodger is my login name

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rendon, Franklin

  8. S John says:
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    Watched Wacha’s last start @ the Mets. Shakey and lucky. I dropped him for Porcello in a re-draft. I’d have kept him in a keeper though.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agreed

  9. Jman says:
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    AND Mike Carp is available! Ahh!

  10. royce! says:
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    Hahaha Corey Kluber does sound so dopey.

    Segura has 10 HR, and 8 of them have been Just Enoughs. That’s an insane ratio. I would not be surprised if he hit 3 ROS.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, he always seemed like a 15 homer guy to me…

  11. Alky Sobrera says:
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    No mention of heyward?!? Thank god tristan cockfort told me to buy low on him yesterday! You know, 2 weeks after he went on a tear, and a few days after his multi-homer game, when his value is at an all time low, and owners can’t wait to get rid of him!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HA!

    • Steve D. says:
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      @Alky Sobrera:

      Funny, I just traded Segura for him. ; )

  12. emilymmohr says:
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    I traded Segura/Minor for Castro/Bumgarner. The guys in my league gave me tons of crap. I thought it was a good deal for me.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds solid

  13. TJ says:
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    patrick corbin..

  14. abdoozy says:
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    The gang at Lookout Landing thinks Zunino was brought up waaaaay too early. Assuming you disagree, would you favor him over Lucroy? (I also have Napoli and his 1B eligibility.)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lucroy over him

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      They’re really tomato-tomahto though

  15. Matthew says:
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    I have Whilhelmson in just 1 league, I had a chance to pick up Jansen btw 10 times and couldn’t decide who to drop, then when I did, someone picked him up. Go with your gut instinct haha.

    Any ways, I dropped Cingrani for Capps, secure? Why don’t they use Pryor?

    I also picked up Feldman who was dropped I another league. You think I should stream him or keep him for now? He seems legit?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Secure? Forget Feldman, he’s a streamer…

      • Matthew says:
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        @Grey: What I meant by secure is Capps a safe to own as backup if you have Whilhelmson? I didn’t know he was hurt.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Is he hurt? I’d own Capps if I were backing up Wilhelmsen…

          • Matthew says:
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            @Grey: sorry I am confusing the shiet out of you Grey. I meant Whilhelmson, you said he is likely headed to the DL or the 8th inning gig. I picked up Capps in the league I own him in anyways and am gonna drop Feldman after tomorrow’s start and pick him up in another.

            Why doesn’t Seattle use Pryor? He’s a flamethrower.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Because Capps has been working set up, maybe they will use Pryor, I’m guessing Capps…

  16. ashtray says:
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    Gotta drop someone to make room for Rutledge:

    Kluber
    Chatwood
    Cole

    Also, drop 2 out of these guys ROS in an OBP league:

    Hill
    Franklin
    Prado
    Rendon
    Rutledge
    Walker

    Thanks man. I love you.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Chatwood…. Walker, Rendon

  17. max says:
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    keeper league:
    carlos santana for rizzo and sal perez ?

    might not have room to keep both rizzo/sal though…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rizzo side…

  18. Jman says:
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    One last comment to assist in an answer. My squad is:
    C. Weiters
    1b. Rizzo
    2b. Cano
    ss. Starlin
    3b.Longoria
    Rf. Adrian Gonzalez
    CF. Bourn AND (Austin jax on DL)
    Lf. Matt Joyce
    OF. Reddick.
    OF. Werth
    OF. Moss
    UTL. Rendon
    UTL.Lind
    Bench. Nick Franklin
    B. Will Myers

    • Jman says:
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      @Jman: so which should I drop (messages got mixed up with others’ )

      • Matthew says:
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        @Jman: A Jax was activated today!!

  19. Helpme says:
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    Trade Minor for Choo? Pence?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Choo or Pence…

  20. Hi Grey — Some good ideas here.

    Both of these in a league where I need power more than speed:

    How’d you rank the 1B you mentioned above: Morrison, Blanks, Colvin, or Carp?

    And Franklin, Cozart, or Rutledge?

    And Capps, Benoit, KRod?

    Thanks, and have a good weekend!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Colvin, Blanks… Rutledge… K-Rod You too!

  21. Moose Out Front says:
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    My Trumbo for his Rizzo? Either would be Uti on my team but Rizzo owner needs 3B so I might could pull it off.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Rizzo

  22. Huge Caulk says:
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    I am getting bombarded by trade requests for Segura…thing is, I am in a salary cap league and Segura only costs 3$. To put in perspective… Tulo is 39$. Ass-dribble and Andrus are 15$, so there is almost no way I can get someone to overpay for Segura, correct?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Correct

  23. Jon says:
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    Erasmo over Gausman, Archer or Skaggs in a keeper?

    Jackson or Erasmo ROS? (if either are ROS types)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gausman… They’re not… Jackson…

  24. 1st base issues says:
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    Please rank these backup 1B ROS…..

    Howard, Konerko, Laroche

    Any chance Konerko turns it around, thinking he is done. Are any of these guys worth owning?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Howard, LaRoche… Sure…

  25. Kevin says:
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    Is Ryu and H. Kendrick for Asdrubel fair?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d want Ryu

  26. Swat290 says:
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    Would you drop anyone from Cahill, Porcello, Wacha, Dickey, J. Johnson for Erasmo (I love that name btw)

    Also I’m rollin with Henderson, Jansen, Chapman, and Capps for RP, too many? should I move one of them instead for Erasmo?

    ERASMO!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      All except Porcello really, but Johnson first….

  27. Troy says:
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    Traded kinsler n niese for rizzo prado and cj Wilson how I do? Also is Capps worth picking up over valverde? He really sucks…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Solid

  28. Bump Bailey's Ghost says:
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    AJax is back and I have to drop a guy. Choose between the following:
    Parnell (I have 6 CP but one of them is the Schnauzer you referenced)
    Wilhelmsen (The Schnauzer)
    Porcello (Solid of late but will it continue?)
    Gallardo (I just traded for him a week ago)
    Puig (Just kidding)

    I’m leaning Parnell. Would you agree?
    Thanks folks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Depends on league and where you stand… I just dropped Gallardo… Can lose Parnell if you like…

  29. giant-eer says:
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    ROS – Phelps, Cashner, Beachy rank these guys please.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cashner, Beachy

  30. xtremehulk says:
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    Lucroy and Salty available.
    I own Arrencibia. Drop him for one of those two? If so, which one?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Salty

  31. JP says:
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    Reyes for Rizzo too much? ive been riding the waiver wire all season in that spot anyway..

    10team yahoo mixed h2h… have a good weekend dude

    C – VMart
    1B – Goldy
    2B – Kipnis
    3B – Swiggy
    SS – Franklin
    OF – Brown
    OF – Jones
    OF – B Upton
    Util – Gardner
    DL – Reyes
    DL – Kemp

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I don’t see why you need Rizzo, but it’s fair…

  32. Man of Troy says:
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    Hey Grey,

    So your post got me wondering, what would happen if a batter swings and misses at a pitch, and then swings two more times while the ball is in the catcher’s glove?

    A.) Would that be a strikeout?
    B.) Would that make the guy in charge of ESPN’s “Not Top 10″ cream his pants?
    C.)
    D.) Both?

    Anyways, now for a serious question. I was thinking of offering Segura and Shelby Miller for *gulp* Tulo and Greinke in a H2H league where I’m comfortably in 1st place and almost positive I will make the playoffs. Would this be a good move considering that Tulo “should” be back by September and Shelby will likely be shut down? I know it’s hard to speculate with Tulo’s health, but he’s the kind of player that can win you your league during the playoffs. Also, I’d rather have an active Grenke than a shutdown Shelby.

    This is a keeper league, but I don’t think this matters much in this situation as both Tulo and Greinke are also keeper-worthy.

    Also, I have Rutlege and Franklin to hold down SS in the meantime. I understand this move can also backfire big time, but would you do it?

    Thanks in advance.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha! It’s not good….

      • Man of Troy says:
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        @Grey:

        Segura and Dom Brown or Holliday

        for

        Starlin and Yoenis
        Starlin and Choo
        Jose Reyes and Yoenis
        Jose Reyes and Choo

        Do you like any of these?

        Thanks

        same league

        Thanks

          • Man of Troy says:
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            @Grey:

            Sigh. Last try:

            Segura for any of Darvish/Harvey/J-Zimmerman/Starsburg?

            Thanks

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Darvish, Strasburg or Zimmermann

  33. Nightpandas says:
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    Dom Brown and Zunino for Mo? Mostly for next year…….is this a good deal?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Mariano Rivera? I’d take Brown

    • Squibb says:
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      @Nightpandas: mo is retiring, so if “mostly for next year”, it’s not good. Might as well trade for Mo Vaughn, Cheeks, Rocca, Stapleton

  34. Mike says:
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    Have jimmy Rollins at my 2b/SS spot….would u drop him for aaron hill when he is off DL??
    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Probably not, see in two weeks…

  35. papasmurf says:
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    I dropped colvin for carp after i saw that there was no room in the DEN lineup. Then right away I see on my team page 4 ABs for Colvin and I was like WTF has lady luck done something to my ahnoos again?

    I think Segura hits .275 the rest of the way. Doesn’t mean I don’t wish I took him instead of Simmons though… Simmons would be lucky to hit .255.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, agreed…

  36. Baron Von Vulturewins

    Baron Von Vulturewins says:
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    I dropped Jean Segura for Cozart in early April AND DON’T WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT — except to say I don’t regret it that much. Players like that are impossible to trade — b/c no one believes they’ll keep it up — so you’re just stuck hoping they can keep playing that way all year which, usually, they can’t.

    Ergo they drive me nuts.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ergo henceforth vis-a-vis yup…

  37. Devil in a New Dress says:
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    How excited are you for Yeezus?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pumped, indeed…Didn’t love his two songs at SNL though…

  38. Tony says:
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    Giancarlo for Starlin/Kimbrel? TOO MUCH? or fair deal?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s fair, I’d take Stanton

  39. Carnac says:
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    Below this week’s “Sell” section I was hoping to see a “Drop” section with Josh Willingham’s name in it.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He’s killing me too…

      • Carnac says:
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        @Grey: I am Julius Ceasar and my fantasy team is the Roman Senate. They conspired to assassinate me and are in the midst of the stabbing. BJ has just wiped the blood from the blade and is passing it to the Senator behind him… “Et tu, Kemp?”

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          @Carnac: My kingdom for a horse! Hey, what happened to Carlos Lee?

    • OaktownSteve says:
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      @Carnac:

      Been playing through a bum wrist I think. I think we’ll see a hot spell from him pretty soon.

  40. Ernie says:
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    Pineda or Erasmo?
    Who to drop from kluber or wacha?
    Or pick both pineda and erasmo and drop both of above?
    Thanks Greyster

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Ernie: Erasmo… Wacha…

  41. Pasrls says:
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    Mike Zunino – I just went over my Mike Zunino fantasy. I wrote it while sinking in quicksand after chasing a Pussycat Swallowtail.

    I felt smart to know the reference. To be walking around with this shit in your brain must be torturous.

  42. steve says:
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    Thanks for your work!

    10 team, h2h, redraft, 3 OF/1 UTIL

    Trade Cargo/Yoga from my team for Heyward/Gio Gonzalez?

    BuySellaTops likes it but I’m hesitant

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @steve: Heyward side

      • steve says:
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        @Grey:

        Thanks Grey…

        The other owner was aggressively asking for CarGo so I countered with the following (and the trade was accepted)…

        Trade Cargo, YoGa & Ryu for Heyward, Gio Gonzalez & Matt Moore

        I’ll send a daiquiri your way soon :)

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sounds fine…

  43. Gareth says:
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    In a shallow League drop Teheran? IS he going to be demoted or put in the bullpen when they add Beachy?

  44. fratstar says:
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    If I trade Segura for a bat…would Starlin be a decent replacement at ss? Just got him off waivers

  45. uncdrew says:
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    That dull pain in your stomach when you see that 3/4ths of your team is on the Buy List…

    I think I ate the entire Buysellatops for lunch.

    (Obviously you want 3/4ths of your team on the “so good they will never be on this buy list”)

  46. KCC26 says:
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    which side:

    rizzo/ kipnis OR wright/ rendon/ perkins

  47. herschel says:
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    This is how i feel after seeing “****THERE’S A NEW POST FOR FOLLOWUPS FOR ME****” in the Friday morning post…

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4kRQzZqSlI

    Happy weekend razzballers…

    • Prezz says:
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      @herschel: wasnt expecting that.. haha nice, tho!

  48. Nelson Santovenia says:
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    Who a better platoon bench bat: Robot Jones, Ransom, Baker or X. Paul?

  49. Gareth says:
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    I’m cleaning house for my fantasy team as there is no DL in my shallow league and I’m getting sick of waiting for these guys.

    I would drop:

    Utley
    Swisher
    Asdrubal Cabrera
    Teheran
    Lawrie

    AND ADD

    Frieri
    Reynolds
    Quintana (stream)
    Parnell
    Porcello

    Am I crazy?

  50. Brewers Rock says:
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    I would like to drop a, guy to add a 5th pitcher, (Parker) who would you suggest to drop. Also, rank the following MI ROS: Scutaro, Rutledge, Murphy, HIll, Simmons.

    Thanks!

    12 Teamer, 2 keepers

    C Napoli
    1B Howard
    SS Rutledge
    2B Murphy
    3B Longoria
    OF Trout, C. Gonzalez, J Upton

    Bench Myers (NA) , Konerko, M. Montero, Laroche, Gyroko (DL), HIll (DL), Scutaro, Hart (DL)

    SP: Darvish, Scherzer, Bumgarner, H. Bailey
    RP: Grilli, Mujica, Jannsen, Reed

  51. TheTinDoor says:
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    Get Jason Vargas now and you’ll get these 3 starts..
    -Home Seattle
    -Home Pittsburgh
    -@ Houston

    .wait 10 days until he’s had 3 straight QS and he’s on the “most added lists”, and you’ll miss the good stuff and pick him up just in time to get bombed.

  52. Huge Caulk says:
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    I already own Goldy… Does it make any sense to swap Harvey for Rizzo?

  53. shibboleth says:
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    I held on to Rutledge like a child hanging on to his bent neck stuffed giraffe, and now I reap the whirlwind. Here’s hoping for a hot summer in Denver.

    Leake, Gee, Jackson or Wacha ROS?

    Happy Friday!

  54. uncdrew says:
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    So who is starting Westbrook tonight. Fresh off the DL, plays for the most awesomist Red Birds, going up against the Marlins…

    Stream-O-Nator doesn’t really like him. I do.

  55. Rodney says:
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    Kluber or Erasmo? Higher upside has to be Erasmo, right?

  56. Frank White says:
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    This is my lineup in a 10 team h2h points league
    wieters
    Fielder
    Altuve
    Starlin Castro & Reyes
    Zimmerman
    MCcutchen
    Justin Upton
    Holliday
    Donaldson
    Lind
    Peralta
    PITCHING-
    Samardzija
    Corbin
    Cain
    Gerritt Cole
    Shelby Miller
    Iwakuma
    Cahill
    Latos
    Wacha
    Mujica
    Heath Bell
    If I do Corbin for Alex Rios, Do you think I should do another trade at the same time where I give Shelby Miller and Donaldson for Rafael Soriano and Joe Mauer??? I don’t know if I can afford losing Corbin and Miller can I? I’ll be adding R. Soriano though. IDK. just do one trade, no trades or both trades?

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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      @Frank White: Do something, do nothing, you’ve been asking about this all day. Take Rios already and be done with it.

  57. Five Tool Playa says:
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    “Kaiser Soshitty” is unadulterated genius.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks!

  58. c0wfunk says:
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    greetings fantaslings ->

    with gyorko out and my second base in flux I was going to drop Lemaheiu for a pitcher on Sunday to try and push myself over the top on a few categories this week.- Plans changed this morning when I grabbed Rutledge and dropped DJ.. Now if I want to add a pitcher this weekend I’ll have to drop another SP from my staff that has just settled in..

    I’ve got (drop one):
    Bumg, Kuroda, Teheran, Griffin, Porcello, Cole, Cashner, and Beachy on the DL (could shift Gyorko to my DL spot and drop Beachy)

    I’d pickup (pick one)
    Santiago @ hou (SON – $5) , Niese vs chi ($11.5) , Kluber vs. was ($8.3) , roberto hernandez vs kc ($8.8)

    Which drop would you recommend and which pickup? Or should I hold out and keep all of the above? My instinct is to drop Cashner and pickup Santiago or perhaps Niese.. I drafted Niese and cut him loose a little while back but maybe it’s time to grab him up again for ROS?

    Lately people have left Cash alone so I could likely get him back for Monday’s start if I acted this afternoon.. It’d also be nice if this were a move I could stick with and keep rolling..

    PS FYI the streamer and hittertron charts are broken right now – the shortcode for player links are showing instead of actual links.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @c0wfunk: Teheran… Santiago… They are broken but we’re working on them…

      • c0wfunk says:
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        @Grey: Hmm if I drop Teheran I lose a start this weekend which kind of defeats my purpose. With that in mind, Cashner’s really my only choice I guess..

        You thinking Teheran is out of the rotation for Beachy? Or you thinking after this last start he’ll regress back to what we saw early season from him?

        Thanks!!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup… Lose Cashner then…

  59. yawnstipated in yelm says:
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    Rizzo was just dropped and passed through waivers in my 10 team league.

    I have Fielder at 1B, Goldy at Utl. 3-man OF of Stanton, Pence, Parra w/ Jennings on the bench. I don’t know where and when I would get Rizzo ABs.

    I could drop him for a SP and try to trade him when he heats back up, or perhaps even Fielder. I have Porcello, Wheeler, Erasmo, Colon at the back of my rotation and could drop one of them.

    Or do I just pass?

    Thanks for the advice! Your site has become my go-to fantasy baseball venue.

    • yawnstipated in yelm says:
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      @yawnstipated in yelm:

      * That should read “pick him up and drop a SP and trade Rizzo when he gets hot, or perhaps even Fielder.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Drop Colon… No problem…

  60. Bob says:
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    Trade Choo for Grienke?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  61. Fried Fish Fan says:
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    Been offered Wil Myers for Zack Wheeler and Fatum Dunn in a redraft league, my team needs some pop..I almost have to do this right?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Trade Wheeler for someone who is currently in the majors with pop…

      • Fried Fish Fan says:
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        @Grey: Ryan Howard a buy-low(ish)?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Real low, sure

  62. Ben says:
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    Time to let go of Cahill? Options on the wire include Fernandez, Pettitte, Leake.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pick up Leake

    • Prezz says:
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      @Ben: not before his start tonight.

  63. Jiles says:
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    Got offered Bumgarner and Rizzo for King Felix and Kendrys in a keeper. Is the juice worth the squeeze?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Bum

  64. Rye or the Kaiser Soze says:
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    A) Trade Fowler (19th rd keeper) for Rizzo (9th rd keeper) ? I could use the HR and RBI’s.

    B) Hernandez, Benoit, or Cook in a ‘Saves+Holds’ and ‘K/BB’ league ?

    C) No cee. I ain’t no greedy bastard!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      A) Sure B) Benoit C) hehe

  65. mrobs says:
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    Choo/Madbum for Encarnacion/Wil Myers?

    Thanks Mustachioed one.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Choo

  66. Phil says:
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    Pick an and start one of them

    Cody Ross
    Mike Carp or
    Tylor Colvin

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Colvin

  67. JMT says:
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    Grey- Since the website redesign, scrolling down no longer brings us to the earlier posts; time to update your joke!
    Hold or drop Garza at this point? 12-team mixed, other SPs are H Bailey, Samardzija, Greinke, Teheran, Minor, Ryu, Cole. Also, is there any cure for my OCD compulsion to keep re-adding B Belt to my team every time I drop him?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I don’t know who you’re dropping him for but hold I guess….

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It was official yesterday…

      • BluePulaski says:
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        @Grey: Hey Biff…fork over Gr[e]y’s Sports Almanac already!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha!

  68. AK says:
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    Would you drop Willingham for either Dunn, Blanks or Joyce in a 12 team H2H league?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Joyce

      • Carnac says:
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        @Grey: What about for Colvin?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d go Joyce

          • Carnac says:
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            @Grey: And if Joyce is theoretically unavailable? (because he’s on your team)

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Don’t know the question, sorry…

              • Carnac says:
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                @Grey: Sorry, too far down the chain… drop Willingham for Colvin?

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  I wouldn’t…

                  • Carnac says:
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                    @Grey: Yeah, me neither. And for some reason I’m reminded of the scene where the Dude leaves Walter Sobchak at the lunch counter, alone, finishing his crappy cup of coffee.

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Haha

  69. The Thumb says:
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    Starters are: Adverb, Latos, Zack Attack, Shark, Fister, Cole.

    I have Beachy coming off the DL but I feel like he’s the worst of the bunch this year at least. (Definitely want to get that year after Wainwright-esque success in 2014) fingers crossed! Skfbsjanf

    Part of me also has a prolonged prospect crush/why won’t you get your s–t together obsession with Porcello. Partially because I saw him pitch in high school but also because I think he has the stuff to be at least a 2006 Wang with more K’s.

    Also, (sorry) a dude in my league told me he’s open to selling Price and me likely. But are the odds solid that he comes back and is his Cy Young award self?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Doubtful, but hopefully since I own him…

  70. MattTruss223 says:
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    With being able to add Rutledge e’rywhere yesterday, I’m suddenly flush with MIs.

    Looking for an upgrade Segura & Grienke too much for Kershaw or Darvish? Rutledge would slot in at SS when Kinsler returns.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s too much…

  71. Phil says:
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    Pick up and start Aybar or forsythe?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Aybar

  72. Jman says:
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    who to drop?

    Franklin or Rendon? or Werth.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rendon

      • Jman says:
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        @Grey: thank you sir

  73. MY MESS says:
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    How do you rank these A’s n Met’s ROS -and how many of the Mess pitchers are too many? (are all just streamers, or any to hold if you have room – and yes I already have Harvey too):

    Niese, Gee, Wheeler, AJ Griffin, J Parker

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wheeler, Parker…

  74. IowaCubs says:
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    Poor Kinkade.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hehe

  75. goodfold2 says:
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    who gets the bench today in 10 team.
    choo
    a-jax
    machado
    brown
    mccutch
    a-gon
    Pretty sure they’ll play a-jax if they activated him.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      What does the hitter-tron say? A-Jax

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: a-jax not yet in system due to injury, machado’s got a weak 5.3 at any position value, which this question is about.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d sit A-Jax

  76. Paul says:
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    Thanks for this!

    If you wanna take a gander: just acquired Segura for Homer Bailey. I’m in the works to trade him for Shelby Miller + draft picks or Iwakuma straight up. Which would you do? I currently alternate Hardy and Rollins at SS – I kinda just took Segura b/c it was hand not to accept the steal!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d keep Segura there

  77. Project Merkin says:
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    Grey, do you have that nifty function that shows what people searched to get to this site? You know, the thing that some bloggers started posting and it was funny, but then every other blogger started copying it and it became not funny anymore? Do you, er, have any funny ones?

    Oh and have we received word on Rutledge starting tonight? I’m starting him, and have him in my draftkings lineup as well. Viva La Rutledge!

      • Project Merkin says:
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        Holy crap, this is going to make my day. I kind of tune baseball out in November, so that’d explain why I miss it.

        • Project Merkin says:
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          Zodiac Killer’s third nipple

          ha!

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Hehe

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice

      • Prezz says:
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        @Grey: should be mandatory.. go get plastered grey!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          What makes you think I’m not? Rutledge!

          • Prezz says:
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            @Grey: hey, im just makin sure! Starting now, for each rutledge question, take a shot.. wooo man, you wouldnt make it past 5pm.. haha

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              I can’t feel my toes!

              • Juancarlo Lleno de Odio says:
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                @Grey: If you took a shot for every catcher question you would die of alcohol poisoning before rushhour

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Haha

  78. J Money says:
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    Was offered Kemp and Mauer for Hamels and Salty.
    12 Team Roto with OPS and QS. I am currently in 2nd place in the league.

    I am first, second and third in all pitching categories with a staff of Zimmerman, Ryu, Miller, Shields, and currently streaming Hector Santiago. I am also slightly ahead in the innings pitched for the season.

    I have a DL slot open for Kemp and I currently need help in the hitting categories. I just picked Salty up off waivers as well so I see it as trading Hamels for Mauer and Kemp. It is a 3 player keeper league but I can not see myself keeping any of these players.

    My gut says to do it, but I wanted an outside opinion.
    Thanks in advance.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Kemp

  79. Enrico Palazzo says:
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    I’m desperate for steals, so yesterday offered Pujols for Segura and was immediately rejected. Then Pujols for EverCab, and rejected again. What’s the world coming to????

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

    • Sherm says:
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      @Enrico Palazzo: We Pujols owners may have to roll with him. Everyone thinks he’s toast.

  80. The Thumb says:
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    Please rank Beachy, Cole, Porcello ROS

    Have a good weekend!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Porcello, Cole You too!

  81. Wilsonian says:
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    1) Would you snag Erasmo over Wacha in a 16 Team H2H keeper? Although we only keep 5 and there’s no way either will be kept with the likes of Goldy, Tulo, Jones, Stanton, and J-Hey on my team. Could also lose Niese for him. W, L, Sv, Ks, ERA, WHIP, Ks/9

    2) In an 8 Team H2H Keeper, where I just lost Tulo (got Rutledge) and have been juggling random schmotatoes at 2nd with Utley out, would I be absolutely bat shizz crazy to deal Fielder and Altuve for Rizzo and Kinsler?

    For what it’s worth, in my 8 team league we keep 4 guys for a max of 3 years and 1 guy we can franchise and keep forever. My other keeper worthy gentlemen are Longo, Tulo, JUp, Jones, Dom, then would have the possibility of either Rizzo or Kinsler. H, R, HR, RBI, SB, Avg., OB+Slug.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1) Niese for him 2) Yes

      • Wilsonian says:
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        @Grey: fine fine. Kind of figured that would be the response on both of those. I do have some man love for H to the Rizzo being that I’m a Cubs fan, but I can’t let that cloud my judgment.

  82. Iron Lamp says:
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    I offered Iwakuma for Votto (10 team, H2H). Haven’t heard back yet, but does that seem fair or am I low balling?

    Would give him either Scherzer or Darvish for Votto if he prefers one of those instead. After Kershaw his SP is uninspiring (Dickey, Moore, Pettitte, Ogando, Zito) and 1st has been a sinkhole for me (Konerko, Swisher, though I did just pick up Lind). He can move Matt Carpenter to 1st to cover for Votto.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Low ball… I wouldn’t give an ace for him, no…

  83. stinky_llama says:
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    desmond/brothers or rutledge/sale??? does rutledge stay up when TuLo comes back up RoS u think??

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s Desmond or Sale… Depends what you need, I’d take Desmond…

  84. Cougars in the Night says:
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    Happy Friday, you filthy animal(s).

    12 team standard H2H…

    Dropping Cahill regardless of tonight’s start @ SD,

    who’s the hot boi of this group?

    Arenado, LoMo, Colvin, Hosmer, Alvarez, Cozart, Rasmus, Alexei, Belt, Andrelton

    Thanks Grey, have an awesome weekend!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Arenado… You too!

  85. Adam says:
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    12 team 6×6 league w/ OBP and QS…

    Which side do you prefer?

    A) Stanton, Bumgarner, Wieters
    B) Posey, J Zimmermann, Maholm

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Stanton

  86. Steve D. says:
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    My Zobrist for his David Price a fair deal? He just lost Tulo.

    • Steve D. says:
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      @Steve D.:

      How about expanding to :

      Zobrist/Huroda/Locke

      for

      Price/Gio Gonzalez ?

      • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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        @Steve D.: 1st one’s better.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  87. Johan Barleycorn says:
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    Grey,

    Would you trade Segura for any of the following: Darvish, Matt Harvey, Cespedes, Cain, or Hamels? 10 team H2H 6×6 keeper league.

    Who Da Man? You da man, like Ed Lover and Dr. Dre (the fat one)…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Darvish, Cespedes

  88. Carnac says:
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    Matt Kemp: .251, 2 HR, 7 SB, 191 ABs
    Eliot Johnson: .242, 2 HR, 9 SB, 95 ABs

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

  89. Conan says:
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    offered jacoby ellsbury for madison bumgarner. what do you think?

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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      @Conan: It’s fair.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s fair, depends on needs…

  90. Rico says:
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    Franklin, Aybar, or Drew for SS? I’m leaning towards Franklin due to some nice looking batting eye so far, and the combo of power and speed.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Franklin

  91. Kyle says:
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    Thanks so much for putting Rizzo in this post today. I was sitting at home looking at his 245 BA and his HR production has been these last two weeks and crying in my head.

    I’m trying to work out a trade to get Justin Upton. Pedroia for Upton straight up. I doubt it gets accepted though. Would throwing in someone like McLouth be too much? Mclouth has been an animal this year and my SB leader, but the buysellatops says to go while I can.

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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      @Kyle: Yes I doubt that gets accepted either. Try again.

      • Kyle says:
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        @CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole:

        Sent a trade for him. Zobrist, Fowler, and Wacha. I have kinsler coming off the DL, I could pick up erasmo, and I’d be upgrading/selling high on Fowler. Better?

        • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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          @Kyle: For J-Up? That could work.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wouldn’t be too much, would depend on how much you need steals…

  92. Dolemite says:
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    5×5 12 team was just able to unload segura for fowler and strasburg
    League feels I got too much of an edge and almost vetoed it…. Its funny cause Im still not so sure I got the better end of the deal…. What side is the sexier of those and is it close?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You did well

  93. L-Boogie says:
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    Please rank top 2 for ROS:

    Garza, Niese, Cashner, Kluber, Gee

    Thanks dude.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Kluber, Garza

      • L-Boogie says:
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        @Grey: I was afraid you were going to say Garza. After a lengthy stay on my DL he has been doodoo for me. I was really looking forward to dropping him until now.

        Looks like I’m dropping Niese for Kluber.

        Thanks.

  94. Keter Ping says:
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    Rizzo for Adrian Gonzalez?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rizzo

  95. roberto says:
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    Got an offer to trade MY Pujols for HIS Wainwright and Coco Crisp. I need steals, ERA, and QS. Make sense but feel like I’m selling low and buying high on those two. Should I do it?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds solid

  96. mraccoe says:
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    Anybody starting Kendrick today? Normally I wouldn’t but with all the Rockies’ injuries, it’s got me thinking about it now.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  97. Deck says:
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    Aramis and Kendry
    VS
    Freeman and Donaldson

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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      @Deck: Freeman in a landslide.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Freeman

  98. k claw says:
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    Salty or Gattis?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Salty

  99. Billy B-Cup Butler says:
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    Happy Friday to you, Grey!

    12 team standard H2H…

    Dropping Cahill regardless of tonight’s performance @ SD

    Which one of these hot bois deserves a pickup in your humble estimation?

    Arenado, Alvarez, Rasmus, Andrelton, Alexei, Cozart, Hosmer, Belt, Colvin, LoMo

  100. Swaz says:
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    14 team H2H points league ROS: Salty or Rosario?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wilin

  101. Conan says:
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    tyler colvin or kyle blanks?

    • @Conan: Colvin (based on an earlier answer from above)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Colvin… Toss up, grab one and pray…

  102. Dan says:
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    1. Freeman/Segura for Rizzo/Bogaerts/G. Cole in a keeper?

    No real backup for Segura until Bogaerts arrives tho

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Segura side

      • Dan says:
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        @Grey: how about in a dynasty?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Segura

  103. Rodney says:
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    Latos + Zimmermann OR Darvish? Keeper league. My other SPs are Bailey, Cobb, Kuroda, Fister, Medlen and Iwakuma.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Latos

  104. Fungazi says:
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    Woza, lot of Rutledge lovin going on today. Have you ever considered when we get some fantasy sexiness injection happen, to make a quick like 5 – 8 player ranking of borderline guys with same position eligibility? Might save you a couple hundred replies.

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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      @Fungazi: That’s what I said! Put a guy in the lead and every wants to sell the farm to get him. Maybe put an * at the end with other schmohawks you’d put just below him.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Everyone’s league is different, nature of the beast…

  105. Grey — this is half followup half new (based on Wacha getting sent down):

    I have Franklin and someone picked up Rutledge before I had a chance. Do you think the gap between Rutledge and Franklin is big enough that I should push to trade for Rutledge? Or stay put?

    And with Wacha back at AAA, is the grab Erasmo or Cashner?

    Would you start Niese tomorrow vs. CHC/Feldman? I asked the SoN and it yawned ($11.3) … seriously, he just looked so bad against the Marlins. But I just lost Burnett and now Wacha and could use a start. I could grab Niese and drop him in the morning for Erasmo/Cashner.

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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      @Enrique: I wouldn’t put trading for Rutledge at the top of my priority list.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cashner… Hold Franklin

  106. Man of Troy says:
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    Keeper League

    Trade Wheeler and Daniel Murphy to get Cingrani and Rutledge?

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  107. Am I overachieving? says:
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    Segura for King Felix? Iwakuma?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Felix if I needed pitching…

  108. Juancarlo Lleno de Odio says:
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    love the gilligan’s island reference….well played my 35+ friend

    I got some good vape info for you I will send over via e-mail

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Touché! Five additional points if you can name the guys name searching for it…

      • Juancarlo Lleno de Odio says:
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        @Grey: I know it’s Lord something, i can look it up, buit that’s internet age cheating….I do know the pilot was wrongway feldman from another episode

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha… Lord…Begins with a B…

  109. Commish Cauda says:
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    16-team H2H-5X5

    Trade Seager for Rizzo?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  110. slew says:
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    Enjoyed the Buy/Sell!
    Reading the Wacha is being sent back down to Triple A, safe to cut bait?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

  111. Wilsonian says:
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    Wacha down to AAA. Hold or drop for any of the following:

    Erasmo, Gausman, Hughes, Gee, Santiago, Lyles?

    W, L, Sv, Ks, ERA, WHIP, Ks/9

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Santiago

      • Wilsonian says:
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        @Grey: you like Erasmo more than Wacha for the rest of the year in that league?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          When he’s up…

  112. JoeG says:
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    Daily League.With Braun, Marte and Moss out tonight; I need and could pickup two OF’s. Which two: Bonifacio,Raburn,Arcia,Valdespin,Bernadina, Blanco,Tuiasosopo. 6×6 mixed daily roto.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      What does the Hitter Tron say? Bonifacio, Valdespin

      • JoeG says:
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        @Grey:
        Thank You.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  113. Seever says:
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    Trade Shelby Miller for Rizzo and Scheppers?

    Holds league.
    Just lost Tulo (picked up Rutledge) but feel like need more power.
    Very hard to trade pitchers for hitters in this league.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  114. anchovies says:
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    1) any of these starts i should avoid tonight?

    porcello @ minny
    edwin jax @nym
    bumgarner @ atl
    moore vs kc

    2) drop wilhelmsen ouright for capps or a hot bat?

    thanks…dave

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Start all… Hold Wilhelmsen…

  115. Seever says:
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    ROS Wheeler or Cole?

  116. MB says:
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    do i go Erasmo over Derek Holland?

    • Juancarlo Lleno de Odio says:
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      @MB: no

  117. exactly says:
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    1. Benoit or Capps?
    2. Rutledge or Dan Murphy?
    3. Hellickson, Porcello, Milone?

    • exactly says:
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      @exactly: 3. or Erasmo?

      • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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        @exactly: C’mon Kemosabe, everyone’s on the Porcello train. You missed it.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @exactly: Capps…Rutledge…Porcello

  118. WhiteRabbit says:
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    Mr. Greyjoy

    OK – I’ve asked this before – just want to see if the answer has changed. keeper league –

    $1 Frazier and $5 Edwin Jackson for $5 Carlos Gomez or a sausage dinner?

    • WhiteRabbit says:
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      @WhiteRabbit: sorry – posted this in another article – Ramsay Snow made me do it

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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      @WhiteRabbit: Gomez

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @WhiteRabbit: Gomez…I like being called Greyjoy, I’m free now.

      • WhiteRabbit says:
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        @Grey: Free … ha! I think this is a first but I went against your judgement and took Frazier and Jackson – i had already rejected that offer once but that was before AJ Burnett went down on my team. Maybe i’ll be changing my team name to Reek for crossing you but for now it’s House Bolton all the way!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha

  119. Commish Cauda says:
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    16-TEAM, H2H-POINTS KEEPER LEAGUE

    Trade Segura for Puig?

    Segura costs a 8th round pick next year
    Puig costs a 13th round pick next year

  120. Wilsonian says:
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    Wheeler to start Tuesday. It be official.

  121. smegma says:
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    What is good value for Fowler? I have him as my UT so position doesn’t matter much in a trade. I’d probably have to wait until he’s confirmed healthy…guys who scored roughly the same in my league are Fielder, Choo, and Bautista. Is Heyward enough value? Others?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @smegma: I’d take Heyward or Choo… The other two guys too, but they’re unrealistic…

  122. Alex says:
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    So neither AJ Pierzynski or lucroy is starting. Which one is more likely to PH?

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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      @Alex: A pinch hitter catcher question! Is this a first? Cram it.

  123. One I'd Willy says:
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    Wacha sent down. Might answer some of the questions I saw here . . .damn

  124. CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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    Rutledge, rutledge, rutledge….uh huh huh…rUTledge, rutledGE, RutledgE

  125. Chris says:
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    would you rather have zunino, salty or doumit?

  126. Spencer says:
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    Looking for a couple weekend streamers to offset losing Burnett. I can use 1 each of these days, league only counts QS, ERA, WHIP, K/9, IP

    6/15
    Niese vs Cubs
    Danks vs Astros

    6/16
    I Kennedy vs (@) SD
    Cingrani vs Mil
    Kluber vs Was
    Cole vs Dodgers
    H Santiago vs Astros

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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      @Spencer: You asked this this morning. Two people told you Niese and Santiago. Why are you asking this again? I want answers!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Spencer: Still Niese and Santiago…

  127. CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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    Reddick vs Saunders
    or
    Willingham vs. Porcello

    All numbers/Hitter-trons point to Willingham. Got a gut feeling?

  128. Dude says:
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    Ummm… Why do I sell Minor now when his upcoming starts lineup like this:

    SF, NYM, @KC, MIA, @MIA

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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      @Dude: You don’t HAVE to sell him. I’m sure as hell not.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Dude: Depends what you get as I said in the post…

  129. sul says:
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    Can i get by with freese and seager as 3b options? Im looking to trade sandoval.

    • sul says:
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      @sul: 10 teamer

      • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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        @sul: Probably okay

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @sul: Yeah, but don’t know your options

  130. RudyCorrales says:
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    with zero raegard to position please rank these dudes

    david freeze
    brett Gardner
    Gyorko
    Todd Frazier

    Rest of season. thanks!!! owe you dudes some drinks

  131. Carlos says:
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    Grey!

    Should I drop K. Morales or A. Lind for a streamer?

    Thanks!

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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      @Carlos: That only depends on like 50 different things, but I assume they’re riding your bench, so sure, knock yourself out.

        • CramYourCatcherQuestionsUpYourCramhole says:
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          @Carlos: Unsolicited Advice. That would make an excellent screen name. Thanks!

  132. Aero says:
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    Rockies lineup announced. Rutledge batting first in the order, playing 2B.

      • Wilsonian says:
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        @Aero: @Grey: hopefully this means they want him to stick at 2B when Tulo makes his somewhat triumphant return in August of 2014.

  133. Morgan says:
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    Pujols and Teheran for Cespedes and Gio?

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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      @Morgan: Cespedes by a good amount

  134. Tbone says:
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    Weekly category H2H; 6×6 w/ L for pitchers and “KO-BB” for hitters.
    We start 4 OF and 5 SP.
    Have Dom, Heyward, Stanton, Crisp, Gordon, and Markakis for OF; Hamels, Cain, Zimm, Moore, Medlen, Waino, Wacha, and Porcello for SP.

    Wacha is sent down and Medlen rumored to go to bullpen.
    Been offered CC for either Dom or Heyward…not in love with it.
    He also has Latos, Minor, Bum, and Jose.
    Thoughts?
    Or should I try to move Arenado for Gerrit Cole instead?

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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      @Tbone: Your SP is more than fine. I don’t know why you’d entertain that.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Tbone: I’d take Bum or Latos… Cole, sure…

  135. Frank Rizzo says:
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    You stealing my shtick, nits?

    WTF? I own Minor, Segura, and Fowler. Now you’re telling me I’ve got to move all 3?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Frank Rizzo: You don’t have to, depends what you can get….

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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      @Frank Rizzo: Well you probably owned them in the first place because of Grey. Amirite, jerky?

    • Wake Up says:
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      @Frank Rizzo: If you saw my legs right now you’d probably vomit…there’s this bad fuckin awful stink coming off em…

      • Wake Up says:
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        @Wake Up: (Ryan disconnect the call please…)

  136. Bringdaruckus says:
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    Rendon, Profar, or Rutledge ROS? Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Same

  137. justin says:
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    Grey, Can i get your thoghts on this?

    I give: Votto
    I get: Pujols/Mccutchen

    I am certainly worried about Pujols and his declining career. I am currently in 2nd place in the 16 team h2h league and should most certainly make the playoffs. My offense is stacked currently (see below) but this seems like a lot of value to add. I could slide Mccutchen into the Utility spot since i already have Ellsbury. Am I worried too much about pujols?

    Think this deal is worth it? or should i just keep my well performing team in tact?

    16 Team Keeper League- 7×7 (BB, XBH, QS, L)- 16 Keepers

    C- McCann, S. Perez
    1B- Votto
    2B- Cano
    SS- E Cabrera, Alexi Ramierz
    3B- Miggy
    LF- Braun,
    CF- Ellsbury, BJ Upton
    RF- J. Upton
    UTIL- Mclouth

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Pujols

  138. B.o.B says:
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    Is Erasmo worth stashing now in a 10 team league?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure…Instead of who?

      • B.o.B says:
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        @Grey: I have Vargas, Norris (streamed him for his last start vs Sea), Wheeler…Kennedy, Haren, Stults, Straily, Jerome Williams, Edwin Jackson, Phelps all available, to name a few

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I don’t see the point of stashing anyone then…

          • B.o.B says:
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            @Grey: Thanks bud!

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              No problem

  139. Dan Rydell says:
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    Trade Seager for Rizzo?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I would

  140. AJ says:
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    Just heard AJ Burnett has a grade 1 tear in his calf…recovery time unknown…should I drop him for a streamer like say Jose Iglesias for tonite?…need help in MI and he’s going up against Tillman

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  141. Chris says:
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    Hello Grey+
    Dropping Wacha and adding Kluber or Norris who has a nice 2 start week next week.

    Who you prefer?

    thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Either… Kluber

  142. Hondo says:
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    Grey-Have a great weekend and thanks for putting up with me during the last week when I’ve been semi-delirious,have had almost no sleep and even mo stoopid than usual. Can you give me typing lessons?

    Seriously though- thanks for all your help.

    You’re gonna be so drunk on my daiquiris soon,you might want to preemptively consider AA before you get a DWI.

    Look at it this way-your helping me helps me with Pops.

    You’re awesome.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, no problem… You too!

  143. Jason says:
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    Rizzo or Fraizer?
    Rizzo or Moreland?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rizzo… Rizzo…

  144. Alex says:
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    What do you think of Josh Hamiilton for Anthony Rizzo? I like Rizzo going forward because of his upside, and hamilton’s best has happened already in previous seasons plus he’s swinging outside the strike zone so much now so I’m looking to sell him

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Rizzo

  145. giac says:
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    Is offering minor and prado for segura too much ?i know segura is also on your sell list but im a tulo victim and not a fan of prado for next 4-6 weeks. My other sps are samardjia, sherzer, cobb, porcello, zimmerman, wheeler, cole, and beachy. Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  146. Doorstop says:
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    Choo or Rizzo?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Choo

  147. giac says:
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    Who to sell….choo or marte?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Marte

  148. Roy says:
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    Giving up Minor and getting Cain and Rutledge
    In need of a SS cause Didi is a weenie

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Cain

  149. Fenway Fungus says:
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    can only stream one tonight: Milone or Porcello?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Porcello

  150. Later Tater says:
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    hello grey

    a few quick ones:

    1) Cingrani going down on sunday for Cueto, ok to drop?

    2) traded my tex and chief for bautista – good? (hit JB with this in the am and he said do it)

    thanks, and have a great weekend

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1) Sure 2) Yup

  151. TobiasFunkeAnalRapist says:
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    Rutledge or Kelly Johnson ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Johnson

  152. Matthew says:
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    Start OR Sit Jose Fernandez against STL tonight?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sit, depends on league

      • Matthew says:
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        @Grey: ERA WHIP L S W
        I’m in second in this league and my ERA thus far is in the middle 2’s his is in the middle 5’a, BUT, I have both Bum and Medlen and am starting both,

        I’m down a tad but in K’s but most my guys are going once this week. So start both Medlen and Bum (am going to sit J Fer)

        Thanks Grey!!! .

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Start Medlen and Bum, yeah

  153. Jon says:
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    Capps over Pestano?

    Stash Erasmo over Tillman?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold Pestano… Sure, go Erasmo

  154. Doorstop says:
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    okay just got offered Scherzer and Willingham for Cutch and Porcello.

    shoul i be a fan? gut is saying no because i have faith in Porcello being better than he is at the moment.

    I can counter with Adam Jones for Scherzer and he’ll take it.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope… Jones and Scherzer is fair, I’d still take Jones…

  155. Doorstop says:
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    PS Wheeler’s coming on Tuesday!

  156. slew says:
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    Would it be wise to drop either Detwiler or Estrada for Erasmo Ramirez and/or Kluber in a 14 team Dynasty?

    Did you see this yet? ?
    Jeff Baker sprained his right thumb on Thursday when a celebratory high-five missed the mark and bent his thumb the wrong way. Now he can’t grip a bat.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha! I hadn’t seen that… I bet he can grab some pine. Lose Detwiler for Erasmo…

  157. Elwood Blues says:
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    I am not even thrilled by this offer, but I do need wins and saves in my NL Only 4×4 12 teamer. Was offered Niese and Street for Cole.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Cole unless I was dire for saves… You can get chjeaper saves than that prolly…

  158. anthony says:
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    @grey didi or mike aviles ros ? didi has ss locked up for ros aviles probs not-
    not a fan of zunino so far sooooo arencibia or salty ? pretty much the sane player but one is playing in better lineup – salty

    14 gms h2h pts ?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure, stick with Didi… Salty…

  159. cgsf says:
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    drop profar for wheeler? not a keeper league…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

  160. Jason says:
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    I just added Rutledge then offered my Han-Ram and Granderson for his Tulo. He has no back up at SS and waivers are pretty thin….. What do you think?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I think you’re helping him… Not sure I understand why…

      • Jason says:
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        @Grey: I have been leading my league in total points all year. I’ve been starting Prado most the year waiting for Han-Ram to get back. My thinking is Rutledge is an upgrade over Prado (at least for now) and I could just ride the hotter of the two till Tulo gets back. Come playoff time I’d rather have Tulo than Han-Ram

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You’re still helping the other guy… Trade Hanley for a different piece… You’ll still be fine with Prado if Rutledge doesn’t work out…

          • Jason says:
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            @Grey: Took your advice. He just accepted a trade giving up Cespedes for Hanley

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Nice

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionsUpYourCramhole says:
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      @Jason: Yeah why would you do that?

  161. sanfran1966 says:
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    Sit Lester vs Baltimore on Sunday?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

  162. Last one before the weekend, Grey: Hector Santiago or Cashner?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Santiago

  163. cgsf says:
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    rutledge or cozart? trying to band aid a gap at ss from injury…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rutledge

  164. Free Max B says:
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    12 team h2h OPS, QS, CG league.

    Have a disgruntled Rizzo owner in our league that loves Dexter Fowler. Is that worth pushing for?

    Got offered YoGardo for Cashner. My pitching’s already a bit questionable so I’m pretty unsure.

    Rest of team:

    Wieters, Goldschmidt, Seager, Zobrist, Longoria, Cespedes, McCutchen, AJax, Fowler, Frazier, Profar, Willingham, Lowrie.

    Scherzer, Moore, Cashner, Niese, Ogando, Beachy, Peavy, JFernandez, Rivera, Street, Veras, Gregerson.

    You guys are the waviest!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Rizzo for Fowler… Forget YoGa… Ha, thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sorry!

  165. bb says:
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    need to fill a util slot in an OPS league – who would you go for out of these dudes:
    reddick, alvarez, quentin, middlebrooks, or frazier
    respect for responding to everyone’s questions.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Frazier…No worries…

  166. Project Merkin says:
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    Medlen gives up a lead off HR. Send him to the bullpen! It’s Beachy time!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha…He gone!

  167. Jon says:
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    I’d be curious to get your input, Grey, but also anyone who knows something about prospects (I asked Scott in his thread already). Which 5 would you choose in a dynasty?

    Ike Davis, Ackley, Rendon, Olt, G. Polanco, Almora, Gausman, Archer, Erasmo, Skaggs

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Archer, Erasmo, Skaggs, Rendon, Olt…These aren’t good…

      • Jon says:
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        @Grey: Would you want a shot at one of the new draft picks (Appel, Grey, Bryant…) over these guys?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, Appel over Olt…

    • Dave says:
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      @Jon:
      Polanco and Almora are the only ones with impact potential. Easily top 2 IMO. Gonna have to wait until 2015 for the impact though.

  168. MattH says:
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    Re-Joyce. Damn that guy is hot.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Smoking

  169. Nightpandas says:
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    Another owner is googoo over Segura. Any of these guys on his team (or combo of guys) worth me trading Segura for? Keeper league

    Rizzo
    Bruce
    Moore
    Shields
    Puig
    Verlander

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Verlander or Rizzo and Puig or Bruce and Puig

  170. Jake "The Snake" says:
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    Give Braun for Rizzo n Alex Gordon ?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Rizzo

  171. Wake Up says:
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    I’m not sure your constituency is truly grasping the idea of a “sell” guy…

    You don’t sell OJ futures because you don’t like orange juice (and if you don’t you should probably not visit the Ukraine)…you sell OJ futures because they are currently worth more than they will be, in the near future…and/or you know that a frost is not likely, or is likely, there will be a lot of oranges is what I’m saying…and/or you just locked up a man in a gorilla cage while wearing shoe polish on your face…that should/probably won’t help…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, makes me think in the near future I turn Sell into Drop and forget the whole Sell thing and just go over guys in the roundups who are overperforming…

      • Wake Up says:
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        @Grey: Guess Tom Petty was right…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          He always is

          • Jack Full of Hate says:
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            @Grey: I think I got my new gravatar

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Lord B?

              • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                @Grey: no man, Clarence Beeks

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Rutledge!

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Nice on Beeks… Rutledge!

                  • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                    @Grey: Clarence Beeks was sending me the inside info from the farm report he intercepted, that’s why I own him everywhere…..Rutledge that is

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Nice

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Sell your orange futures too!

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Grey: the Clarence Beeks?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          That would be awesome…

          • Jack Full of Hate says:
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            @Grey: the Clarence Beeks report, can be a weekly update on the commodities market but done in a way to make the Dukes proud…..covers player market fluctuations and who is rising and falling, more players, less words than the buy sell. It’s up to you to decide what to do with the info

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Buy Rutledge an option?

              • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                @Grey: he’s a 2 month rental that can give you 3 months of MI counting stats with roughly 8 homestands between now and Tulo’s return, I say buy with an insurance plan

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  I like it, done!

              • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                @Grey: Weiss is the wild card like a crazy winter frost

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Lose your whole damn orange crop…

                  • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                    @Grey: that guy can take that whole team to dumpsville

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Oliver Perez? Yeah, I feel icky picking him up…

    • Hondo says:
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      @Wake Up:
      So I should pick up Eddie Murphy?

      Or use my classified time travel machine to get Eddie Murray?

      Geez,I have to lay off the caffeine.

      • Wake Up says:
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        @Hondo: think you need boobs AND balls to pick up Murphy…

      • Wake Up says:
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        @Hondo: get Murray any way you can…

        • Hondo says:
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          @Wake Up:

          That’s one dude I miss watching,No roids,no arrogant big mouth,just a true soldier.

  172. danny almonte says:
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    Dom brown or Tulo?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Brown… Tulo’s hurt…

  173. three says:
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    Points league. Who wins, Darvish for Rizzo? Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Darvish

  174. Jman says:
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    10t roto obp
    need mad offense to get up from 3rd place. Drop BMoss or Reddick, Nick Franklin or Wil Myers to clear space for Austin jackson off the DL?
    redraft league

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Franklin

  175. trollemon says:
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    Dropping Cahill… Grab Wheeler or Porcello?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wheeler

  176. HWY71 says:
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    Hey Grey,

    Awesome work as always.

    Trade Prado & Cespedes for Ellsbury & Homer Bailey?

    Thanks & have a great weekend!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! You too! I’d take Ellsbury…

  177. Josh says:
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    Hey,
    I’m looking to drop j. Hammel in my 10teamh2h keeper.
    Options are: and plz rank ROS -Straily, Lackey, Norris, Phelps, dempster, Kluber, Edwin Jackson, Gee, Cashner thanks a lot

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Straily, Cashner, Jackson

  178. gareth says:
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    How long is aj burnett projected to be out?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Probably 3-4 weeks…

  179. ferris says:
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    nl-only

    i give jose fernandez
    i get brandon belt

    like?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds fair, depends on needs…

  180. gareth says:
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    Cabrera. A – oblique 1 month.
    Utley. Oblique. 2 weeks. Probably more.
    Lawrie. Ankle. 3 weeks.
    Burnett. Aj. Grade one calf tear. 3 weeks to one month.
    Puig. Shoulder issue. Day to day.

    I hate my team right now.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, bad run of luck there…

  181. TheNewGuy says:
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    The Gio we love is back. 8K’s and 0BBs tonight.

    DEALING.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Very nice…

  182. ferris says:
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    another quickie

    now that everyone on the braves staff has had lousy starts over the last 4 games (other than minor), who do you like to get beachy-slapped?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Teheran

  183. Kid A says:
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    A foo-foo Detroit scout at phils-rockies game. Bastardo the better stash in the event of a papel-smear?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hmm… Sure, but probably a month away from that…

  184. Shin-Soo Choo Choo says:
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    I tried trading Puig for Zobrist and Cole. He came back with just Puig for Cole. I gotta get more than that but I do need to jettison Puig ’cause I also have Stanton, Heyward and Nelly Cruz and can only play two at a time. I’m in need of a starter and another closer.

    A) Trade Puig or another one of my OFers?

    B) Accept Puig for G. Cole or try for some combo of his others: Medlen/Teheran, who may be bullpen bound, Gio, Bailey, Pineda, Rodney, Mujica, Grilli.

    Thanks in advance.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      A) depends what you can get, move a different OF if it gets you more… For Cole is not good…

      • Shin-Soo Choo Choo says:
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        @Grey: Puig for Cole and Wheeler? Puig for Cole and Beachy?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Not crazy about it

  185. de nachos says:
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    Dubya Tee EFF Moore!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Dah

      • de nachos says:
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        @Grey: and they haul him back out for the 6th just to walk Frenchy? Please don’t let this devolve into Peg Boy-ing.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, that’s Peg Boy treatment right there…

  186. herschel says:
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    @Grey: weekly roto redraft, my wilhelmsen/capps/garza for shields. asked about the same deal yesterday sans garza. assuming its still worth making?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Shields

  187. bobbo says:
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    Are we now officially in Matt Moore benched until he figures shit out territory? Did he borrow YoGa’s jersey? Jesus…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gotta bench him

  188. Meatspin says:
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    Whats up with Billy Butler. Would you rather have Rizzo over Butler for the rest of the year?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, but it’s close…

      • Meatspin says:
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        @Grey: Well in a keeper I got offered Rizzo and a 10th Round pick for Butler, Gallardo and an 18th Round pick. Rizzo would also count as my 20th round pick in the draft next year compared to Butler being a 5th rounder if I kept him.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d take Rizzo

  189. royce! says:
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    Didn’t see this above- wedge said Ollie Perez and Capps will share closing doodies.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ollie? HAHAHAHAHA that’s madness… Thanks for the heads up!

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Grey: what about the Furbush?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Not sure if he sees any looks…Guess you never know though…

    • Matthew says:
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      @royce!: doodies, ha ha ha

  190. Eric W says:
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    Really allowing Jo-Fer off the leash today sent back out for the top of the 7th 95 pitches deep and mowed down the side. Is it just me or is he starting too look less and less like a matchup play?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He plays for a club that gives him no run support and he averages 6 innings… It’s a’ight but you can do better in most leagues…

  191. Jon says:
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    Who do I drop to activate Street: Capps or Pestano? Ks/ratios > saves

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Capps

  192. ferris says:
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    now that wilhelmsen has been pre-removed from the next 2 or 3 closing opportunites, do you think he is a drop in a 12 teamer?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  193. RambleOn says:
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    Not sure I understand the whole Segura panic…..I got him for $3 in a keeper league as I was going cheap at MI. No matter what he does ROS I got nice value on that so am happy to keep him since nobody will give me what I want in return. Now if he keeps it up, well then I have an insane keeper next year. I hear Royce! but I don’t know, i am willing to bet he blows away his 3 HR ROS. Stop hating y’all, you and Grey probably just don’t own him in any leagues!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I own him in a few… I wouldn’t sell him low…

  194. drew says:
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    was offered a choice of either Kemp or Bryce for Matt Harvey. Do either one?

    • BigFatHippo says:
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      @drew: Harper in a heartbeat…………….

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Harper

  195. Nate says:
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    Aybar or Rutledge?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rutledge

  196. BigFatHippo says:
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    Jose Fernandez or Erasmo for ROS

    What you guys think?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Erasmo

      • BigFatHippo says:
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        @Grey: Cool, I’m hangin onto him in both leagues………

      • BigFatHippo says:
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        @Grey: What do you think of Jeff Locke, dude’s been lights out since I picked him up

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, I grabbed him in a few leagues three weeks ago… Nice so far, but it won’t last long…

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionsUpYourCramhole says:
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      @BigFatHippo: One vote for Jo-Fer

  197. Tony says:
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    yahoo H2h matchup im beating my opponent 15-4 at the moment, but my ERA is 5.72 to his 6.47 for the week!

    tonight i throw Matt Moore vs KC

    I bench Tillman and edwin Jackson….. 12 innings of 1 run ball, 10 K’s a win and another one coming here for edwin in a few…. ughhhh…. me and my opponent are 0-8 on the week, ZERO WINS….. lol at least his weeks been worse than my terrible week~!!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Damn

  198. Tony says:
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    And Will MiddleBrooks is terrible, thats all

  199. CramYourCatcherQuestionsUpYourCramhole says:
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    Rutledge….Boom goes the dynamite.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Tah-damn!

  200. Charles says:
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    Wheeler or Porcello in a 12-team 6×6 league with Losses and K/9 instead of Ks?

    I currently have:

    Harvey
    Hamels
    Moore
    Ryu
    Cole
    Wheeler
    Peavy (DL)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wheeler

  201. CramYourCatcherQuestionsUpYourCramhole says:
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    I don’t know jack about Erasmo. You like him considerably better than Milone? What about Home Milone?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I like home Milone…

  202. Hondo says:
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    Porcello is looking pretty good.I hope he can go deep enough to get a little run support.Excellent recommendation.I might try to hang with him for a couple months.69 (my favorite number) pitches after the 5th with 5 K’s and no walks.

    If he doesn’t blow up,I’m dropping Teheran for Erasmo just to get out of the questionable Beachy return situation.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cool, no problem

      • Hondo says:
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        @Grey:

        I originally drafted Erasmo in the 17th and despite the fact that it’s a pretty astute league people were going WTF is this about?LOL

        • Hondo says:
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          @Hondo:
          Wow Diamond just blew up and it’s 4-0.I’ll take the credit for that.LOL

          Adios Terroristran.

          • Hondo says:
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            @Hondo:
            I wish Leyland undertood the concept of relief pitchers.

            I’m going to Fedex him a case of Marlboro’s,a gallon of cheap booze and a bottle of Vicodin.

            • Hondo says:
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              @Hondo:
              I meant Understood,I hate this frigging keyboard.

              I might just catch a budget flight to Detroit and smack Leyland with it,since they’re both worthless.

              • smegma says:
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                @Hondo:
                Apparently Beachy had a setback so might want to hold off on dropping anyone.

                • Hondo says:
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                  @smegma:
                  Thanks for the info,I missed that.Fortunately,I’m pretty set at SP and can take the hit.I’ll look into into it,I’ve been considering grabbing the kinda lame azzed Corey Hart for my 3rd DL spot anyway.
                  I’m starting to lose faith in Choo(as his manager seems to be with him out of the leadoff spot)Plus although I admire his willingness to deliberately get HBP in an OPS league,the injury risk worries me.I had him on the bench tonight and missed out on his SB,which I could have used.
                  If I’m going to have a sucky 3rd OF,I can steam or pull Matt Carp off the bench for his generic stats.
                  I just need to find a chump that will trade for Choo, he’s just basically an albatross at this point.His K rate and lack of SB’s aren’t helpful,especially if he gets moved even further down in the lineup.I have no interest in a 6 or 7 hole NL guy.

                  Of course after I trade him he’ll probably produce for an opponent.

                  Thanks again for the info.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You held him this whole time? Most be a deep league…

          • Hondo says:
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            @Grey:
            Was that for me about Beachy?I figured by the time he got back,I would have secured one of the 2 initial bye weeks in the 1st round in my H2H and could sit him until I figured if his control was right,plus I figured he wouldn’t have an innings cap because he’s spent more time on his ass than my Dad this year.
            OK-maybe that was a bad thing on Fathers day weekend.

            I’ve got Hamels,Verlander,Price Jzimm,Samagezzi or however you spell that as a strong SP core and a couple questionable guys like Kubler and Porcello.
            My main strength (other than bugging you with questions) is picking up good streaming matchups.I kinda suck at getting the offense right.I lost last year to the guy who got to Harper and Trout before me,because I was checking out minor league stats while he had he stones to pull the trigger.I had massive offense injuries and the WW wire was all dead meat guys at the end.

            Capiche?

            • Hondo says:
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              @Hondo:
              12 team H2H,21 man roster with 3 DL spots.

              I figured I could let him sit there and pray.

              Also I thought maybe he could teach me to not make typos.

              • Hondo says:
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                @Hondo:
                Also Cano was there at my 1st round #6 pick and I had to grab him,I had intended on Votto or reaching for Fielder,but trusted you advice about Goldy,who I got in the 3rd round.
                Did that work or what?LOL

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Nice

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Beachy should be back before the playoffs… Though he did just have a set back…

              • Hondo says:
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                @Grey:
                I guess I’ll stick with my initial plan and hold,I really don’t need Hart,it was just a possible option.

                I’d rather let Beachy sit in that DL spot and hopefully have a massive K guy in the playoffs than a meh Hart.

                I think in my 20 cat H2H league I won 9 of the 10 pitching cats,but had no bats.Hey.that rhymed.I want to borrow Arroyos guitar and write a crappy song now.

                You must be the only guy in the world who sleeps less than me.
                Thanks again,but don’t blame me if the daiquiris get you busted.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  No problem!

  203. jared says:
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    Ros in order between Rutledge, franklin and rendon?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      That’s the order

  204. stan says:
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    You think Bailey/Grilli will be good for saves all year? I’ve got 10/12 save points, or should I pick up capps and drop Santiago/Kluber/Wheeler?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I think you’ll be fine, but would lose Kluber for Capps…

  205. Milarky says:
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    I have all 3sells on my roster. What are your thoughts on cespedes and Kennedy as buy lows? I was thinking of packaging minor and fowler for cespedes, Kennedy and and jason castro (im having to start avila in a 2 catcher league). Thoughts? I also have Tillman – not sure if he is breaking out or is a sell high.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Cespedes but not for both of them, it’s too much… Tillman I’d sell if you could… Tillman and Fowler or Minor for Cespedes…

      • Milarky says:
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        @Grey: you’re not worried cespedes is damaged goods? Seems to have trouble staying healthy. How about fowler and Tillman for cespedes (or rios) and jason castro.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Cespedes side

          • Milarky says:
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            @Grey: Thanks Grey, offer is out there. There’s another owner who likes Minor, but not sure how much. Would you give him up for any of Gio, Anibal, Shields, MadBum? Not sure I want to mess with Anibal’s shoulder at the moment. I may try and see if I can get one of those pitchers and Rizzo for Minor, Moreland (or LaRoche) and a throw-in. But even a one-for-one deal with those pitchers should help this year.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Bum

              • Milarky says:
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                @Grey: Do you trade Bruce, Minor and Yonder (or Moreland) for Rizzo, MadBum and Morse?

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Sure

  206. Project Merkin says:
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    Viva La Rutledge!

    I was watching his at bat, nervously twirling my hair hoping he didn’t see me looking.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha!

  207. Alex says:
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    Medina or Peralta in dynasty saves speculation?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Peralta

  208. Bolvo says:
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    I need pitching and a guy is offering me his Latos for my Harper or Puig. Which one should I deal him?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Puig

  209. J-Dub says:
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    Any thoughts on Cole? Does he stick around? Thinking of dropping him to pick up Norris for 2 starts next week and maybe a trade to the Giants?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d want Cole over Norris, but they’ll probably do about even…

  210. letsgobravos says:
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    Grey, picked up Crawford to replace Ruttledge when he was sent down? Should I swap them back now? Crawford’s been solid on average and OPS (for a SS) and he’s not going to lose his job. Worth making the swap?

  211. Mike says:
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    Aybar or Walker for MI?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Aybar

  212. SteveNZ says:
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    Stupid effing Marcum (and eff his smugshot too). Came THIS close to swapping him out from E-Jax in the RCL.

    Lucky I have Porcello sweeping up after him on a couple of teams.

    • AL KOHOLIC says:
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      @SteveNZ: i think mat moore and lester been eating the same thing lately

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, not pretty, mugshot or start

  213. Rudacious says:
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    Someone just offered me jared lowrie from the athletics for rutledge.

    Do i take it? I feel like ive seen lowrie ranked higher than rutledge

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d want Rutledge

  214. nightpandas says:
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    Puig and Moore vs. Segura and H Bailey

    Who do you like this year and next?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Segura

  215. giac says:
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    I was just given a counter offer of reyes for choo. My other ofs are cargo, adam jones, and marte. Reyes would be replacing tulo for me but wondering if this is worth it since I wont be able to use reyes right away. Thoughts?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s fair, I wouldn’t…

  216. SwaggerJackers says:
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    @Grey:

    In my other OBP league where I’m trying to replace Tulo, these are my options: Rickie Weeks, Aybar, Cozart, Franklin, Crawford.

    Also, Quintanilla is 3 for his last 29. The only thing he’s “hitting” right now is a brick wall.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Franklin

  217. Tack The Kack says:
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    Hey Grey, do you think Segura for Pedroia is a fair trade?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It is, I’d take Segura

  218. ChooChoo says:
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    Hey Grey,

    Do you think Patrick Corbin will be limited innings wise this season? I have an offer for him that’s so so but if I know he wont be around come playoffs I’m gonna pull the trigger.
    Thanks…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No reason he should be shut down

  219. Mike says:
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    Cut Wilhelmsen loose for Street?

    Thanks as always!

    Mike.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  220. Howie says:
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    @Grey- same question as earlier today that was posted prior to you reviewing/answering posts…

    My nightmare DL season continues… with Tulo out I’m thinking of replacing with Rutledge in my 4×4 NL league. What are the odds Rutledge remains with the team once Tulo returns and transitions over to 2B? My dilemma is that I would have to retain Rutledge once Tulo returns due to my league rules so I need to determine if having Rutledge the remainder of the year is > than having Tulo for the final two months (+/- 2 wks.)???

    Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      85% chance he stays an every day player at 2nd base…

  221. Dave the Barber says:
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    Should I drop Lester for any of these guys? I’m sick of Lester. Lester is more right?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I think you nailed it!

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Grey: I hope I don’t get a hippie curse

  222. bobbo says:
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    Can you help me rank for ROS:
    Gallardo, Leake, Porcello, Cashner

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Porcello, Leake

  223. Wilsonian says:
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    Zunino with bomb number 1.

    Am I completely insane to think about dropping Moore for Wheeler in a shallow league? He looks lost out there. Or should I dump Henderson for Wheeler? I’ve got 5 closers counting Henderson (Mujica, Bailey, Holland, Parnell, Henderson).

    • FrankGrimes says:
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      @Wilsonian: yes kinda harsh for that. bench Moore drop muppet man

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lose Henderson

  224. FrankGrimes says:
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    I don’t want to but “should” I drop Gattis for Zunino or Castro?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Zunino

      • FrankGrimes says:
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        @Grey: yea ok but Gattis has been so good to me this situation reminds me of something clever I just can’t remember what
        btw vaping gummy blood yum

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          How’s it working for you? You stop smoking?

          Grimey!

          • FrankGrimes says:
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            @Grey: I’m getting there. I haven’t stopped completely its hard when the girl smokes so much haha. But thanks a bunch for the idea! I will be cig free soon. I found a tobacco flavor I like then been trying lots of sweet and fruity stuff too.

            • Jack Full of Hate says:
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              @FrankGrimes: so you’re getting off your lazy ass and going to the vape store

              You blink down here and a new one opens

              • FrankGrimes says:
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                @Jack Full of Hate: a store just opened closer to home I expect to see more soon as well.

                Hard work pays off in the future. Laziness pays off now.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, I started with tobacco flavors but moved away after a few weeks… When you wanna smoke, vape…

              Grimey!

  225. Matthew says:
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    2 things:

    Rutledge hit a HR, how do you feel at the moment Grey??? Haha

    And

    Oliver Perez is currently in closing out the Mariners game, wow.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ollie Perez is insane…

      • bobbo says:
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        @Grey: How is Capps not in that game right now? Oliver Perez seems like the worst option possible.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Quite possibly, yeah… I still picked him up…

  226. Jack Full of Hate says:
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    what do I make of the Seattle situation? I have the Kaiser on 2 teams and have Capps, but I have this feeling he gets the job back

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I dropped random relievers and streamers and now have Capps and Perez on 6 teams… Sometimes the first guy to get a save is the manager needs for confirmation on their stupidity…

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Grey: I’ve had Capps for a couple of days everywhere, Perez on one, but I feel so dirty, like seeing a whore who makes change for the 20 you give her

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Hahaha… Nice analogy… Exactly…

          • Jack Full of Hate says:
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            @Grey: experience is key

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Experience and boobs.

  227. gareth says:
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    You like tim hudson home to the mets and @ brewers for a 2 start option for week 13?

    I know they say never to chase wins but that atlanta offense against two weak teams seems pretty condusive to at least one win, right?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds decent

  228. gareth says:
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    I just dropped aj burnett and it saddened me. He was such a nice suprise. Loved those k’s. Can’t have him on my bench for 4-6 weeks though. Bye apricot!!!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, yup

  229. gareth says:
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    Um, enesto frieri. Why aren’t more people talking about this guy? That k rate is insane!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You are… See that?

  230. OaktownSteve says:
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    Couple quick hits. Zunino looks for reals. Long shot straight away at the O. Franklin has a quick bat but he’s pretty slight. I’d revise the HR estimates down from what I’ve seen elsewhere.

    Ollie Perez has closer stuff. He’s been very good this year. Not impossible to see him holding this job. The guy warming up behind him was Yoervis Medina. Hard throwing right hander. Be interesting to see how it all shakes out.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agreed on Perez, I turned on the game to watch… For 3 outs he can do it as long as he doesn’t walk the park…

  231. gareth says:
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    Is the atlanta situation any clearer?

    Minor
    Medlen
    Maholm
    Hudson
    Teheran
    Beachy

    Who is actually sacrificed when beachy is activated, and more importantly, who would you remove from that list?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      My guess is Teheran

  232. gareth says:
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    Hey oaktown steve, I need your advice.

    In a shallow league, would you drop asdrubal, utley, lawrie, teheran and swisher for mark reynolds, huston street, rick porcello, bobby parnell and tim hudson (streamer for week 11).

    Also an oakland question:

    Would you stream strailey and or parker for 2 starts in week 13 @ tex and @ sea?

  233. Hal Incandenza says:
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    With Street returning from the DL, I’m thinking of dropping Gregerson and adding an SP in a 12 team H2H league where more SPs are nice to have. Ks are part of what is nice so I’m looking at available SPs with higher K rates over the last 30 days. A couple that stand out with decent ERAs and WHIPs are Dillon Gee and Miguel Gonzalez. I know next to nothing about them. Any opinions out there?

    • chillmodious says:
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      @Hal Incandenza: Is Corey Kluber out there for you? He’s owned pretty much nowhere. I remember Grey advising a grab earlier in the week, he’s coming off a strong performance against Texas, has a solid K/9 rate, and gets the Nats at home tomorrow.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gonzalez

      • Hal Incandenza says:
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        @chillmodious: Thanks, but I had already grabbed Kluber and Grey had mentioned him as a buy in this piece.

        @Grey: Thanks.

  234. Principle Blackman says:
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    With Huston street off of the DL, I have to figure out what to do in my yahoo 12-team, (6×6, ops, k9, qs instead of w’s, 1300IP limit). I am lagging in saves more than any other category, so losing a reliever is not an option. Do I drop Wheeler, Procello, Reddick or someone else? I like all of these guys, so I’m not sure which way to go.

    Here’s my roster:
    C Perez
    1B Goldschmidt
    2B Pedroia
    3B Beltre
    SS Segura
    OF Jones, Cespedes, Aoki
    Util Frazier, Rizzo
    Bn Starlin, Reddick
    Sp Bumgarner, Shields, Anibal, Bailey, Minor, Masterson, Porcello, Wheeler
    Rp Kenley, Perkins
    DL Perez, STREET

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Reddick

      • Principle Blackman says:
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        @Grey: alternatively I could try to package Segura or Castro and a starter for an upgrade in the OF or SP.

        But I’m not sure who a good target would be. Would Segura + Minor be enough for Bruce or maybe even a McCutchen or a Kershaw? What about Miggy?

        Sorry for the 2x post. I realized I accidentally responded to my own post rather than your reply.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d take Miggy, McCutchen of Kershaw, in that order…

          • Principle Blackman says:
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            @Grey: I’m not aiming too high with that combo?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Probably, but I don’t know how the other guy feels…

              • Principle Blackman says:
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                @Grey: The Miggy owner just lost Tulo and his team caption is “I hate my pitchers” so who knows. I highly doubt my offer gets taken. I will probably just dump Reddick.

    • Principle Blackman says:
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      @Principle Blackman:
      alternatively I could try to package Segura or Castro and a starter for an upgrade in the OF or SP.

      But I’m not sure who a good target would be. Would Segura + Minor be enough for Bruce or maybe even a McCutchen or a Kershaw? What about Miggy?

  235. a1r fann1ng says:
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    awful lot of “bleh” for the buys

    i guess thats just june though

  236. Gray Elbright says:
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    So Braun to the DL. I need to make a few roster changes.
    a. Drop Moreland to free up DL spot for Braun
    b. Drop KRod, activate Henderson, DL for Braun
    c. Drop Pestano, activate Henderson, DL Braun
    d. Add Rutledge, Jeff Locke, or Rick Porcello with open roster spot.

    • Gray Elbright says:
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      @Gray Elbright:

      Or add Oliver Perez with open spot.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      A and Porcello

      • Gray Elbright says:
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        @Grey:

        Thanks Mr. Grey!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  237. troy says:
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    is harvey for choo fair deal?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  238. Jack Full of Hate says:
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    Is it time to say goodbye to Alcides?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Depends who it’s goodbye for…

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Grey: MI pitching or streamers, nothing special, I’m just frustrated. Using Arias for now, I won’t drop him but I won’t play him either….I need a vape

        • Jack Full of Hate says:
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          @Jack Full of Hate: or would it be “I need a V-ape”

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Awesome!

            • Jack Full of Hate says:
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              @Grey: my buddy talked to me about making my own E-Juice…..I would do FBB inspired flavors like Giancarlo, SAGNOF, and Sparky Anklebiter, only available in small bottles but packs quite a punch

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Loooove it! Do it!

                • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                  @Grey: I’ll call it Razz Juice PEV *caution: may help increase ability to play FBB*

                  • Grey

                    Grey says:
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                    Yeah, it will, no doubt…

                • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                  @Grey: You can buy plain VG at WalMart and then I have to figure out how to make the flavors

                  • Grey

                    Grey says:
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                    You can? Really? What are they selling it for?

                    • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                      @Grey: don’t know, something in Pharmacy

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Any idea what it’s used for?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Epic — Big Stick

  239. TheNewGuy says:
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    So you like Rizzo…bullish or squirmish on Moobs? His homers have gone down the toilet this year.

    An owners still trying to tempt me with a Butler/Rizzo/pick for E5 offer. I could use a better CI but not sure on any Royals hitter, plus the Cubs suck. Oh and E5 is a stud.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Butler and Rizzo

  240. Travis says:
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    Hey Grey!

    Is ARam+ Weaver giving too much for Longo?

    My other sp are Price, Cobb, Minor, Homer Bailey, Cole, Wheeler–so I think I can spare a starter, and weaver seems the best trade piece? I could grab Beachy to stash in the free slot.

    ARam is so sporadic on playtime and he’s been so streaky, I think Longo is a solid upgrade?

    How will this possible Plantar Flatitis issue affect Longo? Seems he’s playing through it?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

      • Travis says:
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        @Grey: no to which question? :p.

        It’s a good trade? If so, I’ll pull the trigger. Thanks!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          @Travis: It’s not too much to give for Longo

          • Travis says:
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            @Grey: Awesome, thanks! What you make of this plantar thing? It doesn’t seem to be slowing him down and doesn’t look like they’re DLing him–but I don’t know much about this injury or its long term prognosis.

            Thanks again!

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Probably cut into his steals a little, hopefully he’s fine…

  241. Chuck says:
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    Masterson or Medlen?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Masterson

  242. Frank White says:
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    Morning guys… Ubaldo Jimenez, Roberto Hernandez, Kyle Kendrick, Brandon Marrow, Kyle Lohse, Dillon Gee , Jerome Williams or Dan Haren… Any of these guys good pickups?? Cause After trading Corbin and Wacha just went back to triple A I ‘m in need of a pitcher or 2 and not a streamer cause I already have another pitcher to stream. A guy to hold on to for a bit

    • Frank White says:
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      Sorry I know you said Jerome but seeing if anybody else catches your eye?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      They are streamers…

  243. PD says:
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    Took youradvice last week & dealt HanRam for a deal geting Chapman on otherside.. need saves & early returns are great! thanks.

    Couple questions..

    Someone wants my Scherzer for Segura but I said no to straight up..

    Deal is there for Scherzer/Gregerson for Segura/Veras or Chisek but having a hard time convincing myself on either closer… MI consists of Rendon/Boneface/Didi

    Also my 6th & 7th starters are Hughes & Cingrani and not sure what to do with either.. Are they droppable for streamers? Kinda want to hold Cigrani for later in the season or is that being to passive?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      They are both droppable

      • PD says:
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        Thanks!

      • PD says:
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        Thanks!

  244. PDT says:
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    Cutch & Craig for E5 and Verlander?

  245. giac says:
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    whats side of trade do you like…rutledge or prado?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rutledge

  246. 2 Cups 1 Braun says:
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    Morning Grey : I seem to have too many bench players now that AJax is back. Would a round 7 keeper Hamilton for a round 2 Cliff Lee be a good move? Im currently sitting first and Lee would really shore up my arms

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  247. Wilsonian says:
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    Lost Tulo but got Rutledge, so all is not lost. Now someone offered me Han-Ram for Mujica. This is a shallow league and that would leave me with 3 closers (Holland, Bailey, Parnell) and to be competitive you need at least 4 as most guys have 4-5 closers. I just dropped Henderson last night to stash Wheeler, and Gregg, Cishek, Brothers, Ollie Perez (for real?), Capps, and Henderson if he clears waivers, are available. But I’d be dropping Rutledge or El Toro Alvarez to pick up one.

    Is Han-Ram that big of an upgrade over Rutledge for the next few weeks or so? Or do I need to counter or reject this deal?

    I don’t necessarily like Han-Ram and his 60% effort, but he’s still pretty good if he’s healthy, right? What say the Razzball majority?

    Here are our stats: H, R, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, OB+SLUG, W, QS, SV, KS, KS/9, ERA, WHIP

    • AL KOHOLIC says:
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      @Wilsonian: yes id do it

      • Wilsonian says:
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        @AL KOHOLIC: what are the moves after that? Hang on to Rutledge or Pedro?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Hanley, drop Alvarez

      • Wilsonian says:
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        @Grey: so if I’m dropping Alvarez, I need to pick up an RP, who’s the pickup of those guys: Gregg, Cishek, Brothers, Ollie Perez, Capps, and Henderson if he clears waivers?

        Also, now it looks like Marte might hit the DL. I already have Utley and Tulo cloggin up my DL slots. This would leave me with no bench bats and I’d be playing Rutledge at SS and Hanley at UTIL (or vice versa). Do I still do the drop for a closer or wait it out and ride with 3 for the time being?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Gregg… Wait on Marte news

  248. nightpandas says:
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    Ollie Perez worth a pickup in limited moves league? I am only rolling with one closer right now in Perkins and Braun just hit the DL.

    • AL KOHOLIC says:
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      @nightpandas: how limited?i dont think he stays closing but if whilhelmsen continues to stink then he could get the gig,that could be 2 or 3 weeks to figure that out,then the saves in seattle arent very often anyway,league size,closers available on wire points in saves etc play a big part in this decision

    • Troy says:
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      @nightpandas: did I miss something when did Perkins go on the dl?

      • nightpandas says:
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        @Troy: Sorry my sentence structure is mixing you up….Perkins is my only closer. I just put Braun on the DL so I have a spot open for another closer.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  249. Fenway Fungus says:
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    who to sit today?

    Choo vs YoGa
    Joyce vs Guthrie
    Puig vs unknown @ Pitt

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Should look at the Hitter-Tron…Puig

  250. number six says:
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    darvish and bourn or cole and ellsbury

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Darvish, it’s not close

  251. stynyr says:
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    Hey Grey,

    Drop Gyorko for Rutledge? Does Rutledge stick even when Tulo comes back?

    • AL KOHOLIC says:
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      @stynyr: id hate to drop gyrko but the odds are rutledge stays at 2nd when tulo returns,grey said 85% chance he stays at 2nd

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  252. 2 Giant rings says:
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    I’ve been offered Austin Jackson and Arcia for Goldschmidt. 20 teams

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s not good

  253. AL KOHOLIC says:
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    darvish bourn or ellsbury cole,

  254. chillmodious says:
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    Good morning, Grey. Would really appreciate your guidance with two of my pitching staffs…

    -STAFF ONE-

    SPs – Mad Bum, Matt Moore, Max Scherzer, Samardzija, Matt Harvey, Rick Porcello, Julio Teheran, Zack Wheeler

    RPs – Glen Perkins, Tom Wilhelmsen, Casey Janssen, Jose Veras

    DL – Huston Street

    Question 1: Who do I lose to make room for Huston Street?

    ————————

    -STAFF TWO-

    SPs – Jordan Zimmermann, Samardzija, Matt Harvey, Alex Cobb, Gerrit Cole, Zack Wheeler

    RPs – Greg Holland, Glen Perkins, Tom Wilhelmsen, Kenley Jansen, Bobby Parnell

    DL – Huston Street
    DL – Jake Peavy

    Question 2: If I absolutely had to drop two of my non-DL guys, who would be the first to go, and who would be the second?

    Thank you!

    • AL KOHOLIC says:
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      @chillmodious:#1 teheran,#2,parnell ,wilhelmsen assuming the remaining 4 closers are plenty if not one of those 2 and cole(but we love him)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Teheran… Wilhemsen, Peavy

      • chillmodious says:
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        @Grey: Sorry if I made it confusing, but Peavy wasn’t one of the options in play for the second staff. Who would be next off after Wilhelmsen (ignoring the DL guys)?

  255. harkrider says:
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    @grey Votto and Minor for McCutchen and Rizzo.

    I also have Goldy at 1B

    I could also substitute Alex Gordon or Aoki instead of Minor

    Thoughts?

    • AL KOHOLIC says:
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      @harkrider: id put aoki in and want the rizzo side

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      McCutchen

  256. chillmodious says:
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    Grar. I have Aaron Hill stashed on my DL in a bunch of leagues, so in anticipation of his very likely return this week, a couple quickies for you Grey….

    1. Aaron Hill or Jed Lowrie, ROS?

    2. Aaron Hill or Prado, ROS?

    C.

    4. Aaron Hill or Rutledge, ROS?

    Thanks again.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hill

  257. AL KOHOLIC says:
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    gotta go hill on all,i no we are worried after his injury but he is the top player here

  258. troy says:
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    so i was super sleepy this morning and accidentally accepted my cobb and prado for his alex gordon (tried cobb for gordon and thats what he countered with) Im a man that enjoys his pride and am going to live with my mistake, the thing is i dont actually feel that bad about it. I will need a MI though until gyorko returns so first do you think i should be more worried about that trade? and rather own aybar, forthyse bonifacio or valdespin thinking aybar but cant make move until monday so just in case he gets taken anyone else jump out at you?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s not good

      • Troy says:
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        @Grey: yea I no it isn’t lol knew that before I commented, but need to make it work because commish wont overturn it because he doesn’t believe I went to zoom in on my phone and it clicked accept whole I was attempting to zoom into comment before rejecting…. What ya gonna do

  259. nightpandas says:
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    1)who to start at Catcher: Martin vs LAD or Zunino @ OAK?

    2)not sure why I am asking but roll with the Dick @ TEX?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Zunino…No

  260. T Moore says:
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    Mr Grey: Just made a rare and a nice trade Yahoo IMO.. The other fella thought it up and did a good job for both teams…

    My team and another have 30++ save gap.. The most I lose is 1 point short term and most likely long term in Saves…. He gains many points in saves… I’m in 1st in Saves and may stay there…

    Overall… I do think, he was a bit impatient.. Yahoo Leagues tend to have many closers available in/by mid August

    The deal is Votto and Benoit to me … I send Closers Veras and Perkins to him

    I have Frieri and Valverde remaining – (Benoit backing up a shaky Valverde) (added O Perez today)

    Had just lost League… Had lost another along the way too… I normally run out about 5 closers in Yahoo to start the season… I had added Valverde before his return early…

    I picked up O Perez on all of my FFB teams this morning at/by 8:30 AM.. Including Razzball – a shocker… These guys don’t last that long normally in RazzBall.. He has the ball in the Emerald City now ..

    The grind gets to most owners come summer.. Few play the game the entire season… No matter how much they bluster…

    Summer is when the closers appear for longer on the FA lists and hot SPs are a dime a dozen… NEVER USE UP YOUR “GS or innings”EARLY in Online shallow leagues…

    Good MLB teams win in the 2nd half… SPs go longer into the games too.. And you have your pick..

    • troy says:
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      @T Moore: you said this was a good trade??? this is awful the other guy that “thought it up” is a damn fool idc how desperate you are for saves to give votto for anything not face value is moronic.

      • T Moore says:
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        @troy:

        Troy: There is no need to start casting disparaging names about – after all, it is just FBB..

        You must remember it is Yahoo… There are always hot 1st baseman to be had – really….. Just picked up a hot Hosmer on Thursday in that league.. There were others there in the puddle too…

        This guy has a bunch of points in the closer Cat to grab….

        We will see… Votto could have a RazzBall or get pregnant or something

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You traded Veras and Perkins for Votto? No, you didn’t, come on…

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Grey: Worst trade ever!

        • T Moore says:
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          @Jack Full of Hate:

          Hate: Ever huh????

          The guy thought he could spare Votto obviously… He has had a go first 60 games on O… And I have exra closers.. I almost never trade… I don’t instigate many at all..

          Let’s see who it helps… the most…

          • Jack Full of Hate says:
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            @T Moore: It’s good for you, but in what universe is that a good deal for your league and the other owner, i would assume that your league mates would block it if they are paying attention.

            If it doesn’t help you more than him then that means Votto goes down with a season ending injury tomorrow. I have played with the closerphiles before and they do some crazy things to ensure they win saves by 50, but this is the craziest. I could understand a Grilli and Krimbel for Votto if the guy was last in saves and had a really good backup 1B, but this is crazy

            *worst trade ever is reference to Comic Book Guy from the Simpsons*

      • T Moore says:
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        @Grey:

        I did and I feel good about it… We will see if it gets blocked…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nice trade!

  261. RalphW says:
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    I Give Jose Bautista, Ryan Zimmerman, Jean Segura
    I Get Andrew McCutchen, Felix Hernandez, Jimmy Rollins

    Is Rollins gonna start posting better numbers?
    Thoughts?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not good

  262. Jman says:
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    10 team roto.

    Who to pickup. Braandon Moss or Mike Carp. I need all offesnive stats.

    Or drop Revere?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Carp…Do you need steals?

  263. JoeBoo says:
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    Keeper league pitching question, 1500 innings limit:
    Have Sale, Harvey, JZimm, Cole, JFer, Teheran, and Wacha. With Wacha being sent down, I have the following options available to me:
    -Hold Wacha (my least favorite option)
    -Kluber
    -Porcello
    -Erasmo
    -Benoit as a handcuff for my Valverde (Chapman, Bell, Parnell, and Henderson are other closers)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Porcello

      • JoeBoo says:
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        @Grey: Grazie!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ciao!

  264. Rocky says:
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    Which side do you prefer for the rest of the year?

    Stanton/Rizzo/Mike Minor
    vs
    Go-Go/Cuddy/Blanks/Corbin

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rizzo

  265. B.o.B says:
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    Wilin Rosario has been in a mad slump for about 2 months now (.172 avg for May/June). Drop him for Lucroy, Salty, Sal Perez?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  266. Mike says:
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    Castro or Rollins at SS?
    Thx!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Castro

  267. Moscowitz says:
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    Grey please rank Beachy, Johnson, Cashner, Jackson and Gallardo ROS.
    H2H, 8×8 btw.

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Jackson, Cashner

  268. cheerio says:
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    Tulo & EverCab

    Or

    Starlin Castro

    Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      EverCab

  269. Trevor

    Tggq21 says:
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    12-team H2H,

    Who do you like more going forward ROS
    Hellickson or Kluber?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Kluber

  270. Gray Elbright says:
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    should I drop James Loney for Tyler Colvin or hold?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  271. KDH says:
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    Samardzija and Cespedes for Miller and Marte?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cespedes

  272. Gray Elbright says:
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    Carp is a Hot Schmotato.

    Last one: Open Roster Spot addition:

    Rutledge
    Porcello
    Colvin
    Arenado

    needs currently: AVG, SB, K’s, SV but I have 5 closer.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Porcello

  273. Pope says:
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    Hey Grey,

    Guy offered me CC, Rosario, and K. Johnson for Braun. I’m not crazy about the deal, but seeing as that my outfield is strong I was wondering if you would make a similar deal with him.

    12 team H2H
    I’ve got Lucroy, Goldy, Cano, Beltre, Rutledge, Daniel Murph, Alvarez, Choo, Cespedes, BJ, De Aza, Bautista, Bruce, Starlin Castro (bench), Braun (DL) – Cobb, Cain, Garza, Porcello, Cole, Wheeler, Parnell, Nathan, Jansen, Henderson, C. Perez

    He’s got Rosario, Freeman, K Johnson, M Cab, Y Escobar, Infante, Craig, Bourn, Pence, Swisher, Carp, Pierre, Wells, Hill (bench), Reyes (DL) – Wainwright, Medlen, (Peavy), Kennedy, CC, Gallardo, Beachy, Reed, Holland, Valverde

    He’s the only one in our league who is interested in Braun, so it may be my chance to sell him. Any thoughts?
    Thanks for going over all this

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I don’t like CC… The deal is CC for Braun, the other two pieces are whatever… I’d take Wainwright straight up for Braun…

      • Pope says:
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        @Grey: Yeah I know you don’t, I like Rosario too but he’s not a huge upgrade over what I have. Thanks for your input I’ll play around with it

  274. Replace Morrow in my DL slot with Pineda now? Or wait it out for a week? Or is it tomato tomato? Or should I lay off my fantasy baseball team entirely this weekend, enjoy my kids and call my dad? Thanks Grey.

    • Grey

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      Pick up Pineda and forget about Morrow…

  275. Ty says:
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    Great write up… Still laughing about the suge night story from the podcast.
    Who looks better ROS .. Colvin or Carp? They both hit dingers today

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, thanks…. Colvin

  276. SteveNZ says:
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    Effing Rutledge (today). That is all.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He gotta hit a homer every day?

      • SteveNZ says:
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        @Grey: No, but he can’t go 0-6 in a blowout and leave a ton of guys on base.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, saw the line…Major ticker tease…

  277. Wilsonian says:
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    Effing Eric Hosmer just damn near killed Cobb. He got taken off on a stretcher. Not good for him at all.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hosmer is good for nothing and now he’s actually causing damage…

  278. Nathan says:
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    Pick a MI, any MI, for the next month or so:

    Nick Franklin, Rendon, Raburn, Forsyth, Valdespin.

    Gyorko is in my DL slot right now and Rutledge got grabbed already :-(

    Man, 2B is brutal this year, huh?

    • Grey

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      Rutledge, Franklin…

  279. Jack Full of Hate says:
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    F**king sonofabench BJ…..double slam and a side of legs with extra hot sauce in my eyes….oooh is that sirachi?

    Almost played him over markakis

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