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John Rocker said baseball was “better with steroids.” Sure it is, if you enjoy atrophic testicles and 980 foot home runs. Atrophic testicles are also available at Guy Fieri’s American Kitchen. Winner, winner, gonad dinner. John Rocker loves his ‘roids. He also said other incredibly “poignant” things that can be enjoyed in his new children’s book, It’s a Small World (Who Let the Asians in). Hey, I’m no literary critic and I’m certainly no doctor, I’m a guru dammit, but steroids are bad for your spunk tanks and bad for your fake baseball team. This whole Biogenesis thing is ugly, but the real tragedy is the impact on the fantasy universe! The steroid hammer of death is about to fall on the junk of Nelson Cruz, Everth Cabrera, Jhonny Peralta and of course John Rocker’s new housemate on Spike TV’s I’m a Celebrity Douche…Get Me Out of Here, Alex Rodriguez. Melky Cabrera and Bartolo Colon may have dodged the wrath of Bud, so light a candle, kick Melky to the curb and hold onto Colon for now. The rest will be gone for the year and sipping HGH fortified Manischewitz with the original fallen hammer, Ryan Braun. If you have not got a jump start on your league mates already, consider today’s blog a syringeful of anabolic fantasy help. Hope we don’t grow man boobs. Or maybe I do. It’s time to jam it or cram it. We’re on the juice!

 

Jam or Cram: Cody Ross, OF, Arizona Diamondbacks

Availability: 90% Yahoo, 99% ESPN

Stats Last Week: 2 R, 1 HR, 4 RBI, .500 AV

The Gist: With Nelson Cruz poised to sit his zit covered bum down until the foreseeable future, you are going to need a power hitting outfielder. Gentleman and four lady readers, say hello to Cody Ross. Ross knocked 22 homers last season in Boston. So far this year, Ross has six home runs for the D-Backs. It’s been a terrible year for Ross. He’s been like Colonel Kurtz watching snails crawling on the edge of a straight razor for most of the season. The horror, the horror. Now you need him. Since the start of July he’s hit .362, with a couple of homers, 11 RBI, 11 runs and three stolen bases. Against lefties, he’s your Platoony Tunes poster boy this year with a .376 average and four home runs.

Key Stat: Ross has 63 career home runs from July-September.

X-File: After calling Sox GM Ben Cherington a liar, Ross promptly went 4-5 with a homer and 3 RBI against his former team on Friday. Somewhere in the bowels of Fenway Park, John Henry uttered, “Release the hounds.”

Jam it or Cram it: *cue the Wagner* Ross is out there operating without any decent restraint, totally beyond the pale of any expectable human conduct. Add with extreme prejudice. Expect numbers the rest of the way. JAM.

 

Jam or Cram: Ryan Raburn, 2B/OF, Cleveland Indians

Availability: 91% Yahoo, 90% ESPN

Stats Last Week: 3 R, 2 HR, 6 RBI, .426 AV

The Gist: If E-Cab is currently manning your second base position it’s time to punt. Uncle Bud is sending him to the bench. Hey, I thought the ‘roid guys would be built like a Bunyan, too. Time to grab the hot infielder and ride him into the playoffs. What, you’re going to wait around for appeals? The hottest infielder over the past week is Ryan Raburn and Ry-Ray certainly deserves some attention. He’s hitting .387 over the past 30 games with four homers and 11 RBI. If you’re in an OPS league his 30-game 1.084 will make you smile like Tony Bosch finding out the feds aren’t going to kick in the door of the condo.

Key Stat: Slugging .544 in about 200 plate appearances this year.

X-File: Raburn’s strikeout percentage is 24.1%. That kind of number causess most to look into making a Winstrol investment. Amiright, Melky? *awkward looks*

Jam or Cram: Cleveland manager Terry Francona has been careful with this bat and doesn’t play him every day. However, four days a week of solid production and multiple position eligibility beats seven days of nothing from Dustin Ackley. JAM.

 

Jam or Cram: Xander Bogaerts, SS, Boston Red Sox

Availability: 91% Yahoo

The Gist: Jhonny Peralta was hitting a surprising .305 with 10 homers and we all rejoiced in our late round discovery. Little did we know he was juiced up to his jhonny. Now we’re left holding the “h” and what, Stephen f’n Drew is our answer? No way. It’s Xander time. Bogaerts has certainly received his share of Razzball love here, here and here. The 20-year-old Bogaerts is still marinating down in the minors, but will get the call up within the next two weeks. The natural shortstop most likely will play third base when he gets the call.

Key Stat: In 99 games between Double-A and Triple-A, Bogaerts has hit .300 with 14 home runs, 59 RBI and 7 steals.

X-File: Bogaerts is hitting .371 with a 1.035 OPS in the past two weeks. Get him to Boston already! Don’t bogart my Xander.

Jam it or Cram it: In keeper leagues I’ve had Bogaerts stashed since April. In other leagues I’m grabbing him where I can, lighting candles, praying to my George Scott bobble head and writing his name all over my Trapper Keeper. Bogaerts looks like a can’t miss of Manny Machado-style proportions. He’s so good I wish I could snort him. If Bogaerts gets 40 games the rest of the way I could see 8-10 homers and a .285 average. JAM.

 

Jam or Cram: Alex Avila, C, Detroit Tigers

Availability: 78% Yahoo, 96% ESPN

Stats Last Week: 5 R, 2 HR, 6 RBI, .375 AV

The Gist: Nobody currently owns Yasmani Grandal, I hope. If you do, you probably auto-drafted and haven’t checked your team since April. What are you doing here? Oh, you did a search for midget porn and it brought you here. Please see Tehol. Grandal is one of the Biogenesis guys and will get the hammer of Bud tomorrow and no one cares. *one lonely tear* However, if you’re a catcher in the streamer like me there’s some hot schmotatoes right now and Alex Avila is one of them.

Key Stat: Avila has 13 hits in his last 10 games. Bake him a cake!

X-File: Avila just raised his average to .200. Shove cake in his face!

Jam it or Cram it: Since I wait until late rounds when drafting a catcher, Avila was a guy I picked up way back when. I expected a solid season. That didn’t happen and I banished him to the waiver wire by the time May rolled around. I think I’ll leave him right there. CRAM.

 

*Bonus Tracks* The All Steroid Streamers

Jason Giambi, 1B, Cleveland Indians: Admitted juicer Giambi was the oldest player ever to hit a walk-off home run last week. It’s hard to do sitting in a Rascal. CRAM

Marlon Byrd, OF, New York Mets: Byrd lost 50 games last season for PED use. He hit one home run all year. This year he’s clean and has hit 17. Sure, makes perfect sense. *buries head in sand* JAM

Michael Morse, 1B/OF, Seattle Mariners: Morse was suspended for steroids back in 2005. Can he take them again? Morse has just 12 homers and a .245 average this season. CRAM

 

Thanks for playing along Razzballer’s. The Goo is starting a “bring up Xander” letter writing campaign today, but is available for all your jammer crammer questions. Follow The Guru on Twitter @TheGuruGS for the daily jam or cram, fantasy roster 411’s and other gooey shenanigans.

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  1. Jack Full of Hate says:
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    I’m getting really effin tired waiting for Boston to do the right thing, unless winning is something they are not interested in right now. I feel like we have been having this conversation for weeks now and gone through two horse carcasses. Oh where oh where may my Xander be, I’m going f**king crazy anticipating…….

    • The Guru

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      Agreed, Jack. It’s Xander time! I am making a guru prediction and say he gets the call this week.

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @The Guru: this guy better produce or I’m going to feel really foolish, like Zach Wheeler owners who sat on him for 6 weeks

        • The Guru

          The Guru says:
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          I’m with you. In one keeper league I’ve owned Xander since April. I think the long road trip the Sox are about to start would be a good way to introduce him to the bigs.

          • Jack Full of Hate says:
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            @The Guru: so as we wait for Xander, now we move on to who to stash next?

            • The Guru

              The Guru says:
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              Gregory Polanco?

              • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                @The Guru: really? is that because the Bucs are Dread P, Marte and some other guy that kinda sucks in the other OF spot?

                • The Guru

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                  Not sure if he’ll get the call this year but he’s tearing through their system. .300 AV, 9 HR, 56 SB in 90sumthing games.

                  • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                    @The Guru: I am aware of senor Polanco, is it bad that this is more fun when we talk about music.

                    Sky and I have been reminiscing about the awesomeness that was Alice in Chains lately

                    • The Guru

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                      That’s a happy band. Saw them since they’ve reformed and have to say they’re still good.

                  • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                    @The Guru: yeah, but Lane is a presence that is hard to replace. I saw them in 93 with Tool and Rage at Lolapalooza, that was one of the best shows ever, all three bands still had that crazy youthful energy

                    • The Guru

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                      It’s true about Layne and why I didn’t give the new lineup much of a shot. Was pleasantly surprised though.
                      Speaking of Rage, ever listen to any of Tom Morello’s The Nightwatchman?

                  • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                    @The Guru: no I haven’t, how good is it 1-10

  2. Vic says:
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    Hello from Brat again. Thanks for helping my team this season and making me laugh. Next time your in Slovakia the drinks are on me:))

    • The Guru

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      Hi Vic, thanks for Razzballin’ in Slovakia. Now buy a t-shirt! Ha!

  3. edgar says:
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    I just traded for Prado. Should I start him over uggla dejesus or brad miller?

    • The Guru

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      Prado looks like the start this week.

  4. Justin says:
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    With David wright being placed on the 15 day DL ill need a 3B,

    Which one do you like the best? chase Headley, Brett Lawrie, David Freese, Nolan Arenado, Pablo Sandoval , Chris Johnson or Mike Moustakas

    • Justin says:
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      @Justin:

      Or Martin Prado?

      Thanks again

      • The Guru

        The Guru says:
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        What about Junior Lake? I like what he’s done the past 2 weeks. He’s outhit all those guys.

    • The Guru

      The Guru says:
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      Facing the same problem. I picked up Johnson, but I needed average more than anything else. ROS I’d go Panda until he gets hurt again.

  5. WakeNbake says:
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    Tommy Milone, Rienzo or Wily Peralta ROS?

    • The Guru

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      Milone may not get a start for a week. The other two are matchup streamers at best. Can I say Chad Gaudin?

  6. JoeG414 says:
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    Tonight: Starting Alex Wood,whata think? and This is for Monday: Who do we like:Arcia @ K.C.(Guthrie) or Wallace vs Bos.(Lackey)? deep mixed daily 6×6 roto.
    Thanks.

    • The Guru

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      Wood looked good in his last start and the matchup against a terrible Phils team looks tasty, too. I’d roll with Arcia tomorrow.

  7. Chicken Dinner says:
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    Quentin or JJay ROS? Please and thank you.

    • Chicken Dinner says:
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      @Chicken Dinner: Weekly H2H points league. Think I might’ve answered my own question. JJ?

    • The Guru

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      With Quentin missing time with a knee problem, Jay is your man.

      • Chicken Dinner says:
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        @The Guru: Playing a lot of lefties this week. What do you think Quayle’ spud Gindl?

          • The Guru

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            Arcia.

  8. mzyptlk says:
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    Aybar, Scutaro, Aviles or Raburn to replace Everth?

    • The Guru

      The Guru says:
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      I’m rolling out Rayburn this week. If he tanks, just grab the next hot bat. Seems I’ll be a chronic rosterbator the rest of the way trying to fill E-Cabs spot.

      • mzyptlk says:
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        @The Guru: I realized that from the article and did pick up Raburn in one league, but the guys I listed are also pretty good—still like Raburn over the names I mentioned?

        • The Guru

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          Aybar is probably the safe play.

  9. wanda my wanda says:
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    Kluber or E. Jackson???

    • The Guru

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      Kluber has been a good find this year. He gets Detroit tomorrow and I’m rolling him out there. SON seems to like him too.

      • wanda my wanda says:
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        you like Corey his next start after the Tigers??

        • The Guru

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          think he’s lined up to get the Angels, so yes.

  10. FillyP says:
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    Ross over Raburn, Moose, Arenado, or Saunders? It’s for my UTIL position. A. Escobar is a long overdue drop…

    • The Guru

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      Ross looks like a good play this week. The Hitter-tron like him also. Ross has been due for a hot streak and is about to go all schmotato.

  11. Troy says:
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    Traded beltre for morneau n sale needed pitching bad how did I do? And is Ike Davis worth a add and does eaton start playing again and contributing? Thanks guru

    • The Guru

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      Think you could have got more but if you need pitching…

      Ike Davis remains dead to me. Eaton could have a couple homers and 6-8 steals the rest of the way.

      • Troy says:
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        @The Guru: so he is someone I should hold onto? Eaton that is and yea I really like sale ros so guess I fell into that trap oh well I guess lol

        • The Guru

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          Hold onto Eaton if you have the room. Best of luck the rest of the season.

  12. danny almonte says:
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    I have Everth (Padres are off tomorrow) and I need to stream bats. I’m playing a strong offense next week who doesn’t really have roster holes tomorrow. I asked Grey this morning if I should drop Everth to stream a bat and he advised to hold until suspension is announced. What do you think?

    Maybe I’m delusional, but I hate to drop him if he has any chance at beating it. But if its not if, but when he’s suspended, I might as well drop him.

    • The Guru

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      From what I’m reading, E-Cab is going down. With the Padres out of it, I don’t see him appealing. Hate to go against the Grey one, but I’m dropping him and trying to get a jump on the competition for a bat.

  13. Jack says:
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    Im looking for some help with my rotation. Apologies since nothing to do with your post.

    I have Gee, Cingrani, and Beachy.

    Ian Kennedy is available and more importantly Cashner will come off of waivers tomorrow.

    What do you think? Drop Gee for Cashner?

    [for the record, this is my staff: Harvey (and its H2H playoff format), Fister, Teheran, Corbin, Kluber, AJ Griffin, Iwakuma, Gee, Cingrani, Beachy–and closers Kimbrel, Cishek, Zeigler, Cisnero, Farquhar…]

    Much appreciated.

    • The Guru

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      Hold Gee for his next start. Not liking Cashner’s next matchup vs the Reds.

  14. JoeG414 says:
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    Question about todays Tor/LaA games.Only one of Frieri’s runners scored, so how did he give up two runs? and get the lost?

    • The Guru

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      I believe he gave up a hit and hit a batter. They both scored.

      • JoeG414 says:
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        @The Guru:
        No,One of his runners got out on a fielder’s choice…I was just informed that the rule is, since it was a fielder’s choice, the runner who got on as a result of the FC will count against the previous pitcher

        • The Guru

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          Got ya, didn’t see the game. Either way he really sucks now.

  15. Wild Thing says:
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    Hey – who do you like ROS: Zack Grenike or Francisco Liriano? I have both, but didnt know if you would recommend keeping Liriano or dropping for another bat?

    Here are my other SP’s: David Price, Matt Harvey, Cole Hamels, Jordan Zimmerman – yes I’m deep at pitching but am I too deep? The trade deadline has already passed in the league I wouldn’t want to drop a pitcher if someone I’m competing with grabs him.

    Would you also drop Aaron hill? He’s been sitting on my bench since I’ve been starting zobrist – since he’s been sitting on the bench I was thinking of adding Xander Bogaerts for a stash

    • The Guru

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      I’d give Greinke a slight edge ROS, but don’t drop either. Harvey is going to hit an innings limit and you’ll need the arms. Hill looks expendable and it’s worth the gamble on Bogaerts.

      Thanks for writing in.

  16. Darcy says:
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    Hello Mr Goo. Do you expect appeals in the Biogenesis stuff? How likely is it these guys will hang their heads and accept their punishment?

    • The Guru

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      The one player that might appeal is Cruz. With his team in a playoff fight he may try to stick around. A-Rod seems prepared to put up a fight as well, but he’s useless fantasy wise. I don’t think Colon will be suspended. We will see how it all shakes down tomorrow.

  17. Mike says:
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    Would you sit any of these guys for r Davis this week? Need steals but only if the move makes sense

    Soriano
    Rizzo
    Victorino

    And also wieters or Gattis?

    • The Guru

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      Don’t think Davis will get any more than one steal this week so I don’t see the benefit of playing him.

      Weiters.

  18. Win1forthe says:
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    Hi…

    I only have two free agent moves left for the rest of the season, so I need to think big picture picking someone up for Cabrera. My choices: Rayburn, Lake, Villar, Forsythe. Thoughts?

    Also, Farquhar for Cisnero?

    Thanks

    • Win1forthe says:
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      @Win1forthe: Sorry…forgot, another option is to take a chance on Bogarts the rest of the season for Cabrera.

    • The Guru

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      With only 2 moves left, that leaves you in a tough position I’m sure. I’d go Lake. He’s been playing well the last 2 weeks and will get playing time.

      Farquhar looks like a good pickup.

  19. JP Aubin says:
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    RIP George Scott. Tho original “Boomer”.

    • The Guru

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      True that. One of my favorite players as a kid. Boomer loved to hit his taters and was one great first baseman.

  20. Operation Mindcrime says:
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    Gonna be 2 most pivotal weeks of season for team. Only 7 FAAB bucks left and losing ecab next week. Picked up billy hamilton as a Hail Mary. Glad I can slide lowrie over to short from MI. Would you do Gyorko or Kelly Johnson at MI? Have 9 pitching spots that set for whole week, Kersh and Waino no-brainers, going 4 closers (Kimbrel, Jansen, Uhuera, Farquhar) to move up from 4th in saves, Lester at Astros, Delgado vs Mets…which leaves one spot…would you do Nolasco (at Cards, vs Rays), Edwin Jackson (at Phils, at Cards) or 1 starters with better matchups Norris at Petco or Santiago vs Yanks?

    • The Guru

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      I’d go with Gyorko as he’ll probably play more games than Johnson ROS. As far as the pitchers, I like Norris vs SD.

      • Operation Mindcrime says:
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        @The Guru: Thanks! Hoping for a Kemptember to remember as well.

        • The Guru

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          Good luck.

          Queensryche fan?

          • Operation Mindcrime says:
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            @The Guru: Yes, sir! High, but short peak. Solid floor though.

  21. SPM says:
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    Hey Guru just had a pair of Ross and Bogaerts related questions. The first one: in a H2H 6×6 league (H/HR/RBI/R/SB/BB for hitters), which three of the following four OF do you like best ROS – Michael Morse, Christian Yelich, Carlos Quentin, Cody Ross? Next question: I’ve had Castro (my late 4th round pick who along with Heyward taken in the 3rd have been my God-I-need-a-time-machine guys this year) and Scutaro splitting time at SS (with Scutaro getting the lion’s share). Someone picked up Bogaerts this week and promptly lost patience because they’re getting stomped this week. The now-obvious question: do I finally cut ties with the Little Cubbie that Couldn’t? I couldn’t get a thing for him on the trade market and to be honest he hasn’t been totally worthless the past few weeks but it’s really difficult for my brain to just dump someone I was so invested in all year and who finally decided to not be completely awful and who I know is going to get picked up right away once I let him go. Do I make the move?

    • The Guru

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      Hey SPM, thanks for writing in. All the OF’S will be pretty close ROS. But the injury history’s of Morse and Quentin make me lean Ross. Yelich may be good before long, just not this year.

      I’d hold Castro for now. You’ve had him this long and he may have something to prove.

  22. SP Help says:
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    12 Team h2h weekly points league – erasmo @ MIL or Doubront @ KC?

    Thanks!

    • The Guru

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      Felix has looked pretty good, but my gut says Erasmo. SON agrees.

  23. Adam Jonesin says:
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    Hey Goo, looks like I might have to fill SS for Hanley for a while. Who do you like best from this list: Aybar, Iglesias, Crawford, Cozart, Miller, Villar, Drew
    Also, would you drop Milone to stash Bogaerts? It would leave me with only 7 SPs (12 team 5×5). My only 3B/SS are Zimmerman and Hanley.
    Thanks a lot

    • The Guru

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      Hold Milone. Really like Miller, but Aybar may be the better guy ROS. If you want to stream SS from here on out, I’d go with Miller this week.

  24. 2 Cups 1 Braun says:
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    Need SAGNOF hardcore, do I love Gardner for JariDavis or hold? OBP league

    • 2 Cups 1 Braun says:
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      @2 Cups 1 Braun: Raji Davis….stupid apple auto-correct

    • 2 Cups 1 Braun says:
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      @2 Cups 1 Braun: Guess Raji is in a platoon anyhow….my steals sucks

    • The Guru

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      I’d hold Gardner. ROS he may have the same amount of SB but better numbers in other cats.

  25. bossmanjunior says:
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    Whats up Guru

    Need help replcacing Salvador Perez while he goes home to nurse his mom…I mean concussion.

    Here is the best of the worst on the waiver: Martin, Avila, Salty, Ramos, Mesoraco, Castro, AJ

    Im pretty much looking for a catcher that plays most days and can contribute to the offense. Im a little wary of guys like AJ, Ramos, and Mesoraco, who seem to be splitting time with other catchers.

    That leaves Matin, Avila, Salty, and Castro. Right now Im leaning towards Martin, as the occasional stolen base is appealing. Avila has looked so bad in the past, I have a hard time trusting him again. Castro looks very good, but is pretty much useless against LHP. Salty is definitely a hot/cold type of player. Great to own when he is going great, tough to own when he isnt.

    Your advise , oh wise one?

    • The Guru

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      I’d roll with Russell Martin or Salty. Salty gets streaky and he could be in one of those zones right now. But I’d go Martin as he gets MIA then on the road in COL.

  26. sange_da_man says:
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    12 team h2h points keeper league

    In 2nd place…….Was offered Trout (rd 12 keeper next year) and Moustakis as a throw in for my Longoria and Bautista……by the first place team…..

    Uhhhhh….. a little confused……and a little aroused……what to do, what to do…..

    • The Guru

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      Confused and aroused, huh? I see why. That Trout is sexy. The Moose is not so much. If you were out of it, I’d say do it now. But you’re in second and that’s two big bats to give up. I’ll err on the side of caution and say hold. If you can get something a little better than Moose then do it.

      • sange_da_man says:
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        @The Guru:

        Yeah, thanks, he’s definitely trying to hook me in there….get it? get it?

        How about this counter or just shut up and stand pat….. I already know he probably won’t give up a better player with Trout…I’ll give it a whirl with Trout in this package ……but…..
        Longo, Joey Bats, and Nick Franklin for Harper(Trout first, but probably a no-go) and Zobrist ( yup he has Harper too, 11th rd. keeper, lucky bastard…..)

        • The Guru

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          Try for Trout and Harper, when he says no counter with Trout and Zobrist. If you’re giving up Longo and Joey Bats, it’s Trout you want ultimately.

  27. Papajeansegura says:
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    I need power and just overall better hitting, Jr. Lake, Morse, Nava or stash Bogaerts I can keep two. Had 22 RBIs this week and 3 hrs… and thats with Nelson Cruz

    • Papajeansegura says:
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      @Papajeansegura: and is Jeter worth hanging onto?

    • The Guru

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      Nava is gone for a week, Morse is what he is. I’d go upside with Lake and Bogaerts.
      Not sure what Jeter’s got left.

  28. Chicken Dinner says:
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    I own Shelby Miller. Is C-Mart going to take his spot when the shut him down? I’m looking to pick up Arcia to start over Quentin this week. Hitting is hard to come by, esp OF, so I don’t want to drop Quentin but would if C-Mart’s upside might come into play in that rotation. They put up runs and he’s RP eligible.Thoughts?

    • The Guru

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      I’d hold for now. I think the Cards are likely to keep starting him as they push towards the playoffs.

  29. papasmurf says:
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    was ecab’s involvement known before? The team chasing the league leader traded R Soriano for ecab a few wks earlier. While that’s not necessarily a bad trade, he gave the leader exactly what he needed (svs) for something the leader had way too much of, steals.

    Now with this PED stuff, ouch.

    • The Guru

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      E-Cab was linked to the BioGenesis scandal before the season began.

      • papasmurf says:
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        @The Guru: Wow then that’s a pretty stupid trade.

        • The Guru

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          Someone didn’t do their homework there and one guy took advantage.

  30. acd123 says:
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    hello Guru
    I could use some help filling out my lineup (back end of OF, UTIL and MI)
    I have Konerko, Reddick, Jeter, Gyorko, R.Weeks, I’m clinging onto these guys and was wondering if any of the following would be a better chose.
    – Ross, Raburn, Belt, Span, Smoak, Jay, B.Crawford, L.Scott, Iglesia, Marisnick, Calhoun, Shuck

    • The Guru

      The Guru says:
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      Jeter is hurt again, Konerko and the rest have been disappointing to say the least.

      I’d drop them all. Ross, Rayburn, Span, Smoak, Jay will at least give you something.

  31. Kevin says:
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    15-keeper Dynasty league and I’m out of it this season. My last two keepers are something like Cueto, Rendon or Archie Bradley.

    Trade Tulo for Everth Cabrera and Justin Upton?

    My current OF (4 spots): Braun, Bruce, Heyward, Billy Hamilton/George Springer.

    • The Guru

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      I’d make that deal if you’re out of it and planning for next year.

      • Kevin says:
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        @The Guru: So you’re buying Upton coming back as at least a top-30 overall player?

        • The Guru

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          Yes, I’m buying that. I might even guess top 20.

  32. Alex says:
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    You jammin’ A-Rod? Should I cram that lousy Greatest Hits album and snatch up Xander Boegarts and wait for his debut EP to drop? Need some help at 3B ASAP.

    • The Guru

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      Cram the A-Fraud and jam to Xander, the future multi-platinum star.

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