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We have our first big call-up of the major league season!!!  “Yoo-hoo!”  You want chocolate milk, Cody Bellinger?  “I was drawing attention to myself, since I was called up first.”  Oh, yeah, but you feel like you were always here.  “Oh, well, that’s nice of you to say–”  Shut up, Cody Bellinger!  Bradley Zimmer, now this is a call-up!  “I’ll be up soon!”  Shut up, Amed Rosario!  This is about Bradley Zimmer.  Zimmer is a guy who is a speed-first, power-second, average-third guy.  Actually, on base percentage second in leagues that count that sorta thing.  In Triple-A, he had five homers, nine steals and a 30% strikeout rate.  He looks like Keon Broxton who should be platooned out of the lineup against lefties.  I will call him, Right-on Broxton.  I grabbed him in all leagues where he was available, you don’t want to miss out on the first big call-up.  “Seriously, are you just ignoring me?”  Bellinger, you’re getting on my last nerve!  For 2017, I’d give Zimmer a line around 45/10/40/.235/20.  That could be the best call-up of the year.  “Seriously?!”  Shut it down, CB!  Oh, and I’m aware that Zimmer went 0-for-3 with 3 Ks out of the nine hole, but Bellinger looked lost thru a whole two starts too when he was first called up.  “Keep my name out of your mouth!”  Anyway, here’s what else I saw yesterday in fantasy baseball:

Danny Salazar – 5 IP, 4 ER, 8 baserunners, 9 Ks, ERA at 5.44, and 4 solo homers allowed.  Well, at least he was throwing strikes.  Unfortch, they were meatballs that the Rays were hitting over the fence.  A lot of his peripherals are saying he should be a lot better — a near-.400 BABIP, c’mon — but I am admittedly as frustrated owning him as anyone.

Edwin Encarnacion – 2-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 6th homer, hitting .201.  “Hey, Edwin, it’s your agent, just calling to let you know the season started.”  “Fo’really?”

Colby Rasmus – 2-for-3 and his 4th homer.  Yesterday, he started the home run onslaught.  “Yo, whaddup, dawg?”  Onslaught.  Not you, Don Slaught.

Corey Dickerson – 2-for-5 and his 7th and 8th homers.  His left stroke just went viral!  Sorry, I can’t stop listening to Humble.  That song has made my ears pregnant with earworms.

Derek Norris – 1-for-4 and his 3rd home run.  Between Der-No and d’Arnaud, it’s the only battle where a Der-No is winning.

Jake Odorizzi – 6 IP, 4 ER, 8 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA up to 3.16.  His last inning with an extra three runs tacked onto his line eased my regret at dropping him.  Over-rue-easy?

Edwin Diaz – Was removed from the closer role, which, with how he’s been pitching, is like baseball’s mercy rule, or euthanasia.  Fun fact!  Euthanasia in Asia is called, “Old-in-Asia.”  I’m just filled with trivia!  I have no idea who will take over for Diaz.  I gambled on Nick Vincent, because he’s been the setup man; Tony Zych has worse peripherals than Diaz; Steve Cishek (1/3 IP, 3 ER) was once a closer, but is no longer one because he was terrible, and The Rze (2/3 IP, 2 ER) would be “shame on a closa who tries to close a game like a closa.”

Robinson Cano – Hit the 10-day DL because if a guy is out more than three days, he may as well get DL’d, ya heard?

Nelson Cruz – 2-for-3 and his 10th homer, and his 3rd homer in the last week.  Pee-nah-lope!  Name the movie.  If you don’t know, for shame.

Kyle Seager – 1-for-4 and his 4th homer, hitting .254, and 2nd homer in as many games.  About time Seager remembered that he is a 25-27 HR, .260 guy every year.

Ryon Healy – 2-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 7th homer, hitting .257.  You know what kind of year he’s having?  One of those where we look at him in September, and we’re like, “He has 27 homers and a .260 average?  Damn, why didn’t I just own him all year?”  You can answer in September.

Andrew Triggs – 6 IP, 1 ER, 6 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA at 2.12.  We’re at the point where I’m starting him, and expecting him to regress and he’s not.  It’s reverse psychology or some Psych 101 term.

Mark Canha – 3-for-5, 2 runs, 3 RBIs and a slam (1) and legs (1), hitting near-.400 in the last week.  Hot schmotato alert!

Matt Joyce – 1-for-5, 2 RBIs and his 5th homer, and third homer in the last four games.  He’s been Jack the Ripper; that’s Joyce, to wit.

Yolmer Sanchez – 2-for-5, 2 RBIs and his 2nd homer, hitting .329.  Usually the White Sox have crap in their two-hole, but Yolmer has been schmotato’ing around the town for a few (hitting near-.500 in the last week).

Tim Anderson – 2-for-4 and his 3rd homer, hitting .230 on the year, but hitting over-.400 in the last week.  He hit a go-ahead homer in the 11th inning of the White Sox/Angels game.  A game that featured Mike Trout and, uh, Anaheim.

Cameron Maybin – 5-for-6, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, hitting .214.  In this game, he hit three doubles.  After each one, he dabbed and called it “The Maybin-lean.”  It’s totally going to catch on.

Asdrubal Cabrera – Hit the DL with a thumb sprain.  A turbulent hour in the life of Mets’ injury news:  Asdrubal will play through his thumb injury, Asdrubal will hit the DL.

Curtis Granderson – 1-for-3, 2 RBIs and his 3rd homer, hitting .153.  Well, I don’t want to see Grandy be so bad that he needs to retire (actually I wouldn’t mind that), but he can’t get hot and challenge Conforto for when Yoenis returns.  He cannot.  You understand me, Mets organization?

Yasmany Tomas – 1-for-3 and his 8th homer, and 2nd homer in as many games.  Forgot the lunchmeat?  No worries, here comes Salami Tom!

Zack Greinke – 6 2/3 IP, 4 ER, 7 baserunners, 8 Ks, ERA at 3.09.  He looks great all year, then in a pushover matchup he gets rocked.  I see you, baseball, being all weird and shizz like the girl mechanic in the greasy romper.

Matt Albers – 0 IP, 0 ER as he pitched to two hitters in the 7th inning of a 6-1 game.  Dusty’s just trolling us now.  Nationals are one of the best teams in baseball, and I legitimately have no idea who will pitch the 7th, 8th or 9th inning on any given night, and I think I’m just like Dusty in that regard.  I guess Koda Glover pitched the ninth, so that means…Oh, c’mon, we know it means nothing with Dusty.

Gregory Polanco – Wasn’t in yesterday’s starting lineup.  Pirates said he’s not 100%.  *looks at his season stats*  Has he been 100% at any point?

Josh Harrison – 2-for-5, and his 6th homer, hitting .292.  He was recently dropped in one of my leagues, and I kinda get it.  Every day the Pirates’ offense looks like it’s about to walk the blank.

Victor Martinez – 2-for-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs and his 2nd home run, hitting .277.  Like Goldie Hawn, age looks like it finally caught up to V-Mart.  By the way, to continue down the same sexist path to alienate more of our five girl readers, age caught up to Goldie’s daughter, Kate, about 35 years earlier.  She must’ve taken after her pops in that respect, because Goldie had a good 60 years, while Kate looks about 20 years older than she is.

J.D. Martinez – 2-for-3, 5 RBIs, 4 BBs and his 3rd and 4th home runs in less than a week of games played.  Know why?  Cause his initials stand for Just Dong.

Brad Brach – 1 IP, 1 ER as he entered the game in the 7th inning and promptly gave up a grand slam to Just Dong.  I grabbed Darren O’Day in one league just in case Dusty’s managing the Orioles over Skype.

Chris Davis – 2-for-4, 3 runs, 4 RBIs and his 7th and 8th homers, hitting .266.  Now has four homers in three straight games, and this is the third time I’m saying something like he’s the type to hit 10 homers in nine games.  And that’s me paraphrasing me!

Mark Trumbo – 4-for-7, 3 runs and his 5th homer.  See what I said 1/8th of an inch above, or three inches above if talking to a girl.

Eric Thames – Missed his second straight game with strep throat.  That reminds me of the time Evan Gattis got strep throat from drinking unfinished beers in the bleachers.

Wil Myers – 1-for-4 and his 11th homer, hitting .294.  Where is the love, Wil, I am asking.  Where is the love? [4x]

Jackie Bradley Jr. – 2-for-3, 2 runs and his 3rd homer.  Keep in mind, he didn’t start going until May of last year either.

Eduardo Rodriguez – 6 IP, 3 ER, 7 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA at 3.05 vs. Lance Lynn – 6 IP, 2 ER, 4 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA at 2.78.  For this game, Boston fans were calling Rodriguez “Swampscott” because that’s just so much better than Lynn.  Aw, don’t be bitter.  Or as they say, “Don’t be Saugus!”

Dansby Swanson – 2-for-4, 2 runs and his 3rd homer, hitting near-.375 in the last week.  Since this was the only day game, I watched it, which means I saw his home run.  It looked like he barely hit it and it sailed 410 feet.  Unless center field is marked 122 meters but is really 122 feet.  Hmm, that would mean the outfield is only about five feet deep, unless the pitcher’s mound is three feet from home plate.  Yeah, that’s likely it.

Freddie Freeman – 2-for-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 14th homer.  Too bad he’ll never hit for real power, said everyone two years ago and says no one now.

Jaime Garcia – 5 1/3 IP, 4 ER, 7 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA at 4.65 vs. Marco Estrada – 6 IP, 5 ER, ERA at 3.60.  Jaime is kinda Spanish for Jamie, and Jamie Hector played Marlo Stanfield and both of these pitchers in shallower leagues should be on the wire.  Coincidence?  Doubtful.

Kevin Pillar – 2-for-5, 2 runs and his 6th homer, hitting .317.  I couldn’t hold Ender Inciarte and Pillar on the same fantasy team.  They were too much of the same thing, I told myself.  I also told myself to drop the wrong one.  Oddly enough, I don’t blame myself.

Devon Travis – 2-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 4th steal, hitting near-.400 in the last week.  Hot schmotato alert!

Ian Happ – 1-for-3, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 2nd home run, hitting .400.  Here’s a novel idea:  Crime and Punishment with guinea pigs.  Here’s another idea:  Demote Schwarber, Russell, Contreras, Baez, Heyward, Rizzo and Zobrist and keep Happ around.

Anthony Rizzo – 2-for-4, 2 runs and his 7th homer, hitting .221.  HR to the Rizzo!  (Finally.)

Kyle Schwarber – 2-for-5, 2 runs and his 6th homer, hitting .187.  On approximately five other occasions (exactly five other), Schwarber homered and looked ready to break out of his slump.  Yet, here we are in the middle of May and Joe Buck’s got the worst blue balls.

Addison Russell – 1-for-4 and his 3rd homer, hitting .226.  Wow, the Cubs team broke out of a team-wide slump yesterday.  By the way, ‘member when Maddon said some nonsense during Russell’s rookie year like, “I don’t want to bat him too high in the order to not put pressure on him.”  Yeah, a’ight, and Happ he bats no lower than cleanup.

John Lackey – 5 1/3 IP, 3 ER, 9 baserunners, 3 Ks, ERA at 4.37.  This horse-toothed jackass had that great 2016 season just to suck us in, this I believe.

Zack Cozart – 2-for-5, and his 3rd homer, hitting .339.  Solid average, which is not at all what he usually does, but there would have to be a sudden departure a’la The Leftovers for me to own Cozart in 12-team mixed leagues or shallower.

Gary Sanchez – 2-for-4, 3 RBIs and his 3rd homer, hitting .278.  “Is he six-eight and 475 pounds of muscle?  Is he Aaron Judge?  Then whatevs,” says every Yankee fan this year.

Chris Carter – 3-for-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 2nd homer.  The Yankees are batting him ninth, which is the oddest place I’ve ever seen an all-or-nothing slugger.  It’s almost like they don’t even want him, which brings a question.  They had Bird, and don’t seem to want Carter, so why did they go get him?  Was he pushed on Girardi and he refuses to use him correctly?  I get the top five in their order is more or less set, but isn’t Ellsbury turning the lineup over in the nine hole the smarter move?  With Chris Carter, the truth is out there.

Byron Buxton – 1-for-3 and his 2nd homer, hitting .178, but his average in April doesn’t matter.  In May, he’s hitting .233 with a .233 OBP.  Guys and five girl readers, I think we might need to punch-out some All-Star Game ballots to get Buxton on the team.

Kyle Freeland – 6 IP, 3 ER, 9 baserunners (4 BBs), 3 Ks, ERA at 3.13.  Stream-o-Nator isn’t crazy about his next start, and I agree.  Leave the Rockies starters for the NL-Only’ers who are trying to catch a Tampa Bay hockey team in a bottle.

Greg Holland – 1/3 IP, 0 ER and his 17th save, ERA at 1.04.  “I know it’s only March, and no games have been played yet, but I’m pretty happy drafting Britton and Aroldis.”

Jake Marisnick – 3-for-5, 3 runs, 4 RBIs and his 3rd and 4th homers.  You might better recognize this guy by what 1960’s commissioner Ford Frick would call him, Jake *nick.

Mark Melancon – Due back from the DL on Friday, because he’s got boo-boo payments to make.

Brandon Belt – 2-for-4, 2 runs and his 8th homer, and now four homers in six games.  Hey, he’s halfway to dressing a lesbian — Bra ‘n don belt.  Now we just need a blazer.  Obviously, if he was dropped in your league, you should grab him.

Ty Blach – 6 IP, 1 ER, 7 baserunners, 3 Ks, ERA at 4.28.  Now that’s the new Blach!  He’s a streamer, so, ya know, use the Stream-o-Nator.

Rich Hill – 5 IP, 1 ER, 6 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 2.77, as he was activated from the DL.  Someone needs to ping Elias Sports Bureau.  Are the Dodgers currently in a streak of the most starting pitchers being activated in a row?  I feel like the Dodgers have a 9-person starting rotation that they just circle on and off the DL.

Chris Taylor – 2-for-3 and his 4th homer, hitting .329.  I recently stopped trying to fight Chris Taylor-Stiller, and grabbed him in a mixed league.  He’s hitting leadoff, and well.

Mike Napoli – 3-for-3, 2 RBIs and his 8th homer, hitting .183, but his third home run this week, and I want to drop Mark Reynolds for Napoli so bad, what’s stopping me?  Fear of success?  That can’t be, I’m already so successful, if you measure success in baseball cards that have no value that I won’t let my mom throw away.

Nomar Mazara – 2-for-4 and his 6th homer, hitting .257.  Mehzuza’s been more meh than zuza in the last few weeks, but has three straight games of two-hit performances, so hopefully he’s coming out of it.  Nomar slumping!  Hehe.

Aaron Nola – Should return for his start on Sunday vs. the Pirates.  It will be the biggest battle of Pennsylvania since the 2007 quilting battle between the Lancaster, PA Amish and Mennonite communities, that’s forever remembered as ‘Quilt your bellyaching’ 2007.

 
  1. AL KOHOLIC says:
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    awesome post,,do you think Happ stays up

    • JakeTPE says:
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      @AL KOHOLIC: He hit cleanup yesterday and had another HR. Let’s hope he sticks and in the meantime just enjoy the ride.

    • bigbear says:
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      @AL KOHOLIC: (Pre-Happ = Cubs not hitting) + (With Happ = Cubs hitting) = Maddon and Theo are mad scientists… I can see him sticking.

      • bigbear says:
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        @bigbear: Plus it’s Chicago. Not some small market club where the clock is the ultimate dictator…

        • CMUTimmah says:
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          @bigbear: I’m sure Kris Bryant agrees with this comment….

          • JakeTPE says:
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            @CMUTimmah: Timmah!!!

          • bigbear says:
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            @CMUTimmah: Kris who? Oh, that’s right, the only Cub hitter with an oWAR greater than 0.05… I actually forgot about Heyward when I wrote that comment…

            The Cubs have 5 players hitting under .230 in their starting lineup. 5 starters with an OBP under .330. They have gotten little to nothing out of the 3-5 slots in the rotation. We’re about 1/4 of the way through the season at this point. If he provides a spark, then why not?

          • bigbear says:
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            @CMUTimmah: If you’re referring to the clock and Bryant… That was before the Cubs were competitive. You play the clock then. Now they are universally considered a contending team. With money. The clock matters. But making the playoffs matters more.

    • MR. SWEAT NECKLACE says:
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      @AL KOHOLIC: Great question. I recently traded for Cesar Hernandez. If Happ stays, do we like him better than Cesar? 10 team, relatively shallow.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @AL KOHOLIC: Thanks, AL! If he continues to hit, I’m starting to think he sticks

  2. Wheelchairman says:
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    Trade matt bush for Jose Quintana in a 6×6 roto league?

    • MR. SWEAT NECKLACE says:
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      @Wheelchairman: In a second. New closers get appointed on the daily.

    • Curious George Springer says:
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      @Wheelchairman: I would if you need a starting pitcher.

  3. Citizen5 says:
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    I think that early WBC schedule took it’s toll on him. The 10-day DL could be the elixir that Polanco needs. Give him a rest.

    Looks like Carrasco won’t miss a start, just moved back a couple of days. Salazar to move up. Yikes.

    Great read as always, Grey. Thx.

    • Fungazi says:
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      @Citizen5: Polanco needs rest after getting out of bed in the morning

    • nick the smooth dick says:
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      @Citizen5: But this year “won’t miss a start” means “will be DLed in a few days”

  4. Scott says:
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    Who do you like better ros lynn or lackey? Lackey has a good k rate and may be a buy low. He usually is more of a ground ball pitcher. Some metrics say he has been unlucky. Cubs offense should get it going soon and provide run support. Lynn has been doing well vs some weaker opponents. Miami tuned him up a litte and he has a couple more tough starts coming (3 in a row). Also not sure how long lynn will last before he fades since he is coming off of tjs. Lackey will get close to 200 innings, not sure if the next 150 or so will ne better though. Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Scott: Lackey, but don’t have a ton of faith in either

  5. Piranhaman says:
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    Hello, Grey. What a grea works!
    Would you drop Koda for Vincent?

  6. Blind umps have rights too (seriously their union is that strong) says:
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    12 team dynasty where i have to drop somebody to activate zimmer so i can rid myself of my clever idea of getting some 3 day holds likelyness from d.hernandez LAA who was so damn awesome all year till right when i grabbed him. h2h with QS/holds/OPS and long ass benches.
    C sanchez
    2B E5
    2B pedroia
    SS villar
    3B franco
    LF k.davis
    CF cain sugar
    RF upton
    util thames
    BN swanson/rupp/brocktune
    NA fisher/acuna/calhoun/zimmer
    SP carmart/carrasco/mccarthy/karns/andriese/corbin/hendricks/arrieta/morton
    V2/nova
    RP bush/osuna/knebel/iglesias/hernandez (stream holds guy)
    DL kluber/reyes/richards/skaggs

    could be rupp but backup catchers aren’t terrible to have and these pitchers, are in general better than FA guys, and i’m having to drop at least one of them for kluber coming up anyway. it’s daily-tomorrow yahoo so it’s not as if i can daily grab a catcher for sanchez off days, if i could i would not carry a 2nd catcher. zimmer also might be ugly enough owning to trade/drop shortly as well.

    holy crap, right as i type in another dynasty (14 teams) my 11th waiver somehow just got happ. it’s one of those silly-ass leagues in which some (but not others) players enter database first time they play in MLB. since there’s nearly no way at all that 10 better not-already-in system prospects come up this is a crazy steal and at least 5 owners slept on this.

  7. Ante GALIC says:
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    Grey!!!

    Marvelous write-up, simply mahvelous!

    a. Loved the Belt blurb. How propos because today is (I better get the name of this day correctly or all hell will break loose) International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia or IDAHOT (officially recognized acronym, I sh*t you not!!!). So we could call Belt when he’s this hot, IDAHOT or when he goes cold or gets a typical Belt-like injury requiring at least one month of inactivity including 10 days of DTD, IDACOLD – you choose!

    b. Have an angry customer waiting so….

    John Rambo Quote of the day for May 17

    Colonel Trautman: ‘In Special Forces, we teach our people to stay alive in the line of duty.’

    [Btw, they do this by watching this gem …http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086361/…]

    Sheriff: ‘No shit, I never thought of that!’

    Colonel Trautman: ‘You want a war you can’t win?’

    Sheriff: ‘Are you tellin’ me that 200 men against your boy is a no win situation for us?’

    Colonel Trautman: ‘You send that many, don’t forget one thing.’

    Sheriff: ‘What?’

    Colonel Trautman: ‘A good supply of body-bags!’

    [One of the best lines from the movie, hands down.]

    Cheers,
    Ante

  8. ryan says:
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    Have brach. Should I drop Shawn Kelley for o’day and assure I have one closer out of this mess?

    • Philsfan76 says:
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      @ryan: i too am interested in the answer to this question as an owner of both. Kelley has been useless the past 3 weeks, and Brach has been sucking ever since i grabbed him 2 weeks ago. I think out of O’Day or Glover, either would be better to own than Kelley. Let’s see what the Lothario has to say.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @ryan: Yeah, go for it

  9. Vic says:
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    Solid read as usual!

    1) Desmond for Cueto in a redraft, who wins?

    2) How would you rank these 4 ROS? Cueto, Quintana, CMart,McCullers

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Vic: Thanks! 1. Cueto 2. Cueto, CMart, McCullers

  10. muskysmell says:
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    I’m tellin’ ya, Chris Taylor is for real!

  11. aki says:
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    Mazara or Belt ?Wieters or Realmuto ?in OBP league for rest of season to hold, thanks so much

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @aki: Belt…Realmuto

  12. Stephen Lyon says:
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    You do like you some Don Henley references.

  13. deadlift and pizza says:
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    Someone in my 10 team league H2H just dropped Pujols. That’s crazy right? I am first in waiver claims. Is he too old?

    • JeF WiTh 1 F says:
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      @deadlift and pizza: Its not crazy…He’s more of a name at this point

    • Hugman says:
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      @deadlift and pizza: I’m owning him this season and finding it a little difficult to hold onto him. But I will until at least the all star game. He has nearly an RBI per game, but a low average and few homers. Personally I’d grab him, but I don’t think I’d go to the back of the waiver line for him.

  14. Hurling darvishes says:
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    Thoughts on severino the ROS?

  15. trick dad says:
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    Couples retreat?
    I have wong now. Drop him for Travis at 2b?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @trick dad: Sure, on Travis…Wrong movie

  16. Steinbrenner Youth says:
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    What are you, a praying mantis woman?

  17. kingforaday151 says:
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    Salazar#%^&$&^$& ……cool Ks, but I see that ERA and wonder if he’s worth owning at this point in a 10-teamer…? Not much value when I’m watching him tank every 5 days on my bench.

  18. The Biz says:
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    Grey, awesome as ever!

    Do you have a wonder pill that keeps you going or is it just Cougs? Or is that how sleep works?

    12 team roto 5×5, my weak category is K’s, and just lost Familia. That space I was gonna add Knebel.

    On waivers are Althurr, Bour, Piscotty, O Herrera, would you keep any of JBJ, Beltran, Baez, Tomas, Gurriel? Leaning keeping JBJ and Tomas and going after all but Bour. Offense is pretty well rounded so no specific need.

    Same thing with pitchers, drop any of Law, Bedrosian, Manaea, JC Ram for Kelley, Neris, Matz, Karns or Shoemaker? Need K’s badly, everything else is ok.

    Sorry for the novel and thanks as always. Any word yet on a fantasy cougars tee?

    • Josh-NYC says:
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      @The Biz:

      Drop law for karns if you need ks

    • JeF WiTh 1 F says:
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      @The Biz: I’d want Althurr, Piscotty and Herrera over Beltran, Baez and Gurriel if position doesn’t matter….Law can go but all of those pitchers are streamers so play match ups.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @The Biz: Cougs needs to be kept in furs and jewels and other wildly extravagant things only a blog can provide…. Agree w/ F

  19. Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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    Give Leake to get either Salazar or Alphabet Soup? Shark is the worst, but his peripherals are sparkling…

  20. Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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    Also! If Ellsbury is your 6th or 7th OF, would you trade him to speculate on Tom Murphy? Current catchers are Hedges and D’Arnaud (honestly couldn’t say who’d be back first between Murphy and Travis!). I’d probably be able to trade Travis when they’re both back.

    My other thought would be to make room on DL for Travis and spend $1 on Austin Barnes (great in part time role, could be really interesting if Yasmany were to get injured).

    Thanks!

  21. Bosox says:
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    Can you rank these for ROS?

    Gio
    Godley
    Karns
    Berrios
    Biagini
    Nova
    Wood

    Trying to clean up my staff

    • Bosox says:
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      @Bosox: and severino

    • Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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      @Bosox: I feel like Wood/Severino/Nova are one tier (assuming Wood sticks in rotation), Gio is another, then Godly/Karns/Berrios/Biagini.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Bosox: Severino, Wood, Nova

  22. JakeTPE says:
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    Hey Grey,

    Fantastic stuff by you. And by Yu yesterday.

    With Pollock going down (I said no more injuries!!) and Bradley Jr. dropped I’ve got a couple OF spots in flux.

    Please rank for the next week or two:

    Broxton (need SB w/o Pollock)
    Schebler (steady, but boring me most nights)
    Mehzuza (heating back up!)
    Bradley Zimmer (could he be Happ-like / Happ-ish / Happ-y?)

    Thank you, sir!

      • JakeTPE says:
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        @Grey: Sweet. Thanks. I did the pickup in the Robot Grey voice: “Do. You. Want. To. Add. Bradley. Zimmer. Yes. Or. No? Yes.”

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          HA!

  23. Five-On-One says:
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    Pick 2 please: Yonder Alonso, JBJ, Bour or Smoak for this week?

    • JeF WiTh 1 F says:
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      @Five-On-One: Don’t know match ups but I’m going with Smoke and JBJ

      • Five-On-One says:
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        @JeF WiTh 1 F: Are you not a believer that Alonso has reinvented his swing and is now useful in a 12-teamer?

        • JeF WiTh 1 F says:
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          @Five-On-One: I am but just feel like Smoke is a little hotter going into this week

  24. Josh-NYC says:
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    Hey Grey,

    How do you rank these guys rest of season? I’m in a 10 man head to head standard 5×5 league.
    -Hernan Perez
    -Ryan Healy
    -Corey Dickerson
    -Brett Gardner
    -Tommy Joseph

    Thanks !

  25. fredtbn1gs says:
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    So are we dropping Diaz entirely in SV+H leagues (12team), or waiting a bit to see what shakes out?

    • JeF WiTh 1 F says:
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      @fredtbn1gs: Might as well hold him in a Holds league

    • Cram It says:
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      @fredtbn1gs: He’s gonna get holds. Who would you drop him for? Another holds guy?

      • fredtbn1gs says:
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        @Cram It: Yeah, that was my feeling too. Thanks for affirming my feelings!

  26. Five-On-One says:
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    For my last two P slot for the week, please pick two. SON says Chacin and Duffy, but Duffy’s two starts against the Yankees scare the pants off me.

    Chacin – vMIL (SON $15.9), @NYM (-$3.4)
    Duffy – vNYY ($0.0), @NYY (-$4.6)
    Cobb – @CLE (-$14.4), vLAA (0.5)
    S Kelley

  27. Swfcdan says:
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    Man the K’s are good but Salazar’s ratios are killing us all. Him or Gausman going forward? Any other good buy lows worth offering him for? (I realise he probably is the best buy low SP around, hate it when they’re on my team!)

  28. William Hung says:
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    Biagini @ ATL, Cobber v. CWS, or Cobb @ CLE for the streamer pick today?

    • Cram It says:
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      @William Hung: Idk who Cobber is, but Biagini.

      • The Great Knoche says:
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        @Cram It: Cobb Knobber?

      • The Great Knoche says:
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        @Cram It: Knobb Cobbler?

        • J-FOH says:
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          @The Great Knoche: the great knobb cobbler! You just named yourself….hehehe

      • The Great Knoche says:
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        @Cram It: Knob Gobbler.

          • Mike in Busan says:
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            @Cram It: I hear he’s a real American

            • Cram It says:
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              @Mike in Busan: A goddamn legend if you ask Phil Simms.

      • Fausto

        Fausto says:
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        @Cram It: Chuck Knoblauchs brother.. i think.

      • William Hung says:
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        @Cram It: whoops, meant “Cobbler” aka Shoemaker

  29. Oppo Taco says:
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    Best option for RP? Currently have casilla but O’day, neris, Rodney, glover all avaible. Thanks

  30. Not your average Joe says:
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    Have 2 adds left this week. So far winning 4 pitching categories but Ks and Ws are close. Saves are tied. Would you drop JC-Ram and Shoemaker to use any of my remaining adds on the following guys:

    Gray vs BOS; Davies @ SD; Norris vs. TEX; McCarthy vs. MIA; Meyer @ NYM; Chavez @ NYM; Garrett (stash. not putting him vs Cubs) and/or adding O’Day or Vincent

    SP – Tanaka, Severino, Odorizzi, A.Wood, Wheeler , JC Ram, Shoemaker
    RP – Holland, Bush, Wilson, Reed
    DL –Maeda

  31. carter franz says:
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    My Practice Wife wanted to start an all girl band called Lunch Meat.

  32. Scott Kimmel says:
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    Grey,

    Which of these pitchers would you start today:

    Alex Cobb @ CLE
    Miguel Gonzalez @ LAA
    Kyle Hendricks at home vs CIN
    Clayton Kershaw @ SF (NO BRAINER HERE)

    • Fausto

      Fausto says:
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      Kershaw/Hendricks

      If you dont start Hendricks vs Cin or the bottom tier, you gotta drop him.
      Cle started raking monday after going 0 for May AND Cobb is due for a 3ip 7er outing.
      Gonzalez vs Trout and L Valbuena?.. gotta take LV and Trout.

      • Scott Kimmel says:
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        Is it time to drop Miguel Gonzalez?

        • Fausto

          Fausto says:
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          @Scott Kimmel: If youre dropping one of those 4 id drop Miguel.

          • Scott Kimmel says:
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            Fausto im not dropping anyone i am asking should I start those 4 SP’s today

            • Fausto

              Fausto says:
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              @Scott Kimmel: NO on the 4-some Only start all 4 if youre YOLO AF and if you want to dump on the ratios that Kershaw is going to give you. I’d only start Kershaw/Hendricks like I said above and Grey seconds that…if you believe in the ways of the Razz which is highly recommended.

              and to clarify S. Kimmel you did say “is it time to drop Miguel Gonzalez?”.. I assumed you were talking about Miguel Gonzalez (SP) Chicago WhiteSox. .. Unless you saying “drop Miguel Gonzalez” means “drop him in your Starting lineup” im not hip on drop lingo.
              Unless youre deeper than 12 teams you shouldnt be tied to Miguel Gonzalez. Stream him based on matchups but owning him you would probably be better served getting 1 or 2 high K/9 RP and rolling them out daily take the ratios and the vulture wins.. what do i know bout dat ratio game? i paid $15 for Lackey..

              • Scott Kimmel says:
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                sorry Fausto. When I say drop, I mean waive him from the team. My team is completely banged up (Bumgarner, Thor, Maeda, Britton, Chapman and Familia are all on the DL on my team). I am trying to keep my team together with scotch tape.

      • Scott Kimmel says:
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        so sit Miguel and Cobb, and start Kershaw and Hendricks?

        • henncoop says:
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          @Scott Kimmel: Personally I’d be careful with Hendricks today when the run line opened @ 12.5 total runs expected in that game. Sure the Cubs will score plenty but Hendricks could easily give up a few ..or more. Just my 2 cents

  33. The Fridge says:
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    1) Is Shawn Kelley worth holding at this point?

    2) How do you rank these SPs ROS: Godley, Valasquez, Andriese

  34. Earl says:
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    Dude offered me Encarncion and Sale for my JD Martinez and Carlos Correa, to which I replied NO way Dude. I think it would take something pretty amazing to make me part with both JD and Carlos at the same time (can you say Mike Trout).

    He also potentially offered Sale for JD straight up. I actually need hitting more than pitching in this league (5×5).

    Do you think I am being foolish and putting a very high value on JD especially since I need hitting and hitting from my outfielders in particular.

    • b the esq. says:
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      @Earl: I would be pretty tempted to take Sale for JD straight up, but if you need the offense from your OF that is obviously team specific.

    • JeF WiTh 1 F says:
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      @Earl: If you need hitting hold JD

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Earl: I’d take Sale and fix your offense elsewhere, Sale’s worth a top 10 bat, which JD is not

  35. Five-On-One says:
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    Travis or BrAD Miller for MI?

    • JeF WiTh 1 F says:
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      @Five-On-One: whoever is hitting…Travis right now

    • Cram It says:
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      @Five-On-One: Travis is hitting, you know how it works, I thought.

  36. Robert Schroeder says:
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    Would you trade Pillar for Salazar if you were desperate for Ks?

  37. Fungazi says:
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    0/3?? Yikes, this Zimmer guy is not what I expected, I guess he just can’t make it in the bigs..

  38. nick says:
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    wieters and herrera OR reynolds and asivail

    my closers are chapman, bush, and kelley lol

    • JeF WiTh 1 F says:
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      @nick: I’d take the closer

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @nick: Agree w/ F, but fair

  39. Adam P. says:
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    Club Dredd….

  40. PNW says:
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    Kendall graveman, Danny Duffy , Nelson Cruz for Tanaka, archer, verlander…

    What side?

    • JeF WiTh 1 F says:
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      @PNW: Fair, depends on needs

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @PNW: Agree w/ F

  41. ty says:
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    Club Dread…… Is there a reason why I should still own gausman?

    • JeF WiTh 1 F says:
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      @ty: No

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice! And nope

  42. reese says:
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    drop porcello, ray, or samarzdija to pick up godley? (ignore your urge to say ‘all of the above’)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ray

  43. Nightpandas says:
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    Had enough of Reyes at ss

    Who do we like to replace

    The common man Chris Taylor
    Crawford
    Mr. Anderson
    Galvis

    Leaning Timmy

    • Cram It says:
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      @Nightpandas: Taylor is hitting right now. You know how it works.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Taylor

  44. b the esq. says:
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    You’re all welcome! I sat Rizzo last night, which clearly led to the outburst and the HR to the Rizzo. Unfortunately he is back in my starting lineup so he’s probably going 0 for tonight. Apologies in advance.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

  45. HarperBetterThanTrout says:
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    I’ve got Matt Albers. Is it safe to drop him now?

    I don’t really need any bench bat now, but Healy, Dickerson,Cesar Hernandez, Gardner, Peraza and Zimmer are all available.

    Maeda and Robbie Ray are the only decent pitchers I could grab.

    Anyone worth to be added?

  46. Lipson says:
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    Drop Schebler and Altherr for Devon Travis and JBJ?

    • Fausto

      Fausto says:
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      @Lipson:thats a big no on Altherr for sure.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Schebler, JBJ

      • Lipson says:
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        @Grey: Going Schebler for JBJ

  47. Marty Jannetty Was Set Up says:
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    Morning brothah Grey. I took your sage advice and pulled off not 1, but 2 recommended trades in a 24 hour span in my highest buy in league.

    1. Villar/Alonso for Odor
    2. Duffy/Carrasco for McCullers

    Hip hip hooray no more log jams.

    Roster now looks like:
    C- Wieters
    1B – Will Myers
    2. Trea Turner
    3. Justin Turner
    SS – Chris Owings
    MI – Odor
    CI – Hosmer
    OF – Trout, Springer, Conforto, Mazara, Puig
    Bench – Schoop, Altherr, Franco
    DL – Haniger

    SP- McCullers, Maeda, Lackey, Urias, Severino, Ed Rodriguez, T Walker
    RP – Betances, Colome, Knebel, Norris (SAGNOF!)
    DL – Syndergaard

    Question: Do I drop anyone for Bradley Zimmer right now right now, or do I hold off on the trades to process to try and grab him. Trades go through at 1pm ET…dont want to miss out on the next Bellinger (who I picked up, and dropped when it looked like he was going to be sent down)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You don’t need Zimmer

  48. El Famous Burrito says:
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    Salami Tom!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes!

  49. Hunter says:
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    9×9 league been trying to trade a hitter for sp like you said but no bites yet people are scared to trade sp every hitter I offered someone homered in the last 3 days lol

    Drop anyone to pick up Vincent for future trades? Rp slots are full
    Drop anyone for a streamer spot been streaming 3-4 pitchers a week since I have no sp depth

    C Rupp
    1b goldy
    2b odor
    3b rendon
    Ss segura
    If Carlos Santana
    Of Mazara, springer, inciarte , deshields
    Util Hernan Perez, Moreland
    Bench bzimmer, Trumbo,Hanley

    Sp lackey, McCullers, Pineda, Jc Ramirez, tajuan , aj griffin
    Betances, bush, Giles, melancon, Jansen

    • Hunter says:
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      @Hunter: or trade one of my relivers for a sp?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You don’t need Zimmer and Griffin

      • Hunter says:
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        @Grey: so drop zimmer for Vincent ?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Apples/oranges

  50. Brian Blacklow says:
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    Trade Question #1:

    In a 15 team H2H mixed dynasty league, should I trade Dansby Swanson for Tanaka?

    It would leave Eduardo Nunez as my sole SS and my current SPs are: Darvish, Kluber (DL), Mananea, Folty, and Brandon McCarthy, and a streamer spot (Chacin for today).

    Thoughts?

    • Cram It says:
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      @Brian Blacklow: I wouldn’t in a dynasty league. What I would do is trade Swanson for a better pitcher.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds fair

  51. ballaaa says:
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    Amir Garrett returning to rotation. Stream him @ cubs?

    • The JoGarza says:
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      @ballaaa:

      Nah. Cubs are pretty decent vs. LHP and a few of their bats woke up last night.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No

      • Cram It says:
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        @Grey: NFBC told me he would be starting at home vs. Colorado. I’m screwed.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha, me too… I hate that

          • LenFuego says:
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            @Grey: +1

  52. The JoGarza says:
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    I hear you on Zack Cozart, but I think we’re so used to his blahness over the years that it’s easy to forget what he’s doing.

    .339/.431/.583 with a 14.6 BB% (14th in baseball) and a .243 ISO (mainly by way of doubles and triples).

    I’m not advocating trading for him or dropping anyone crucial, but got to roll with the hot hand, BABIP be damned! Do we have a term for when someone becomes a long term schmotato? Think Cozart is in that zone right now.

    As my Semien replacement, he’s been awesome. Don’t think I’m dropping him for Amed Rosario should that opportunity present itself.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh, maybe, but we’ve been here before with Cozart, I always own him in NL-Only leagues because he’s super cheap and is okay for his price, but he manages to disappoint every year

  53. Brian Blacklow says:
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    Trade Question #2:

    In an 8 team NL Only keeper League I can make any of the following trades:

    a.) Alex Wood and Matt Albers for Kenley Jansen
    b.) Alex Wood for Keon Broxton
    c.) Alex Wood for Micheal Conforto

    I’d be trading away Wood in these scenarios and he’s a $5 keeper. Jansen would not be a keeper, Broxton would be a $12 keeper, and Conforto would be a $7 keeper in case that affects your thoughts.

    Which ones, if any, would you do and in what order? Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d do them C, A, B

  54. peacecoast says:
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    Grey I think robots have taken over the podcast too! While listening yesterday I got an ad for NBC Boston (where I live). WTF is that just a coincidence or was it my podcast app pulling one on me?

    re: Salazar, it’s like he has become Pineda but without the good starts in between.

    starting folty today?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Podcast has eyes on you… Start Folty

      • peacecoast says:
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        @Grey: is podcast gonna make me suck robot dick?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yes, yes it is

  55. Matt says:
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    So Diaz is ok to drop, or stash for now?

    Also, Mazara or Zimmerman?

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Stash…Zimmerman

  56. Cram It says:
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    Satisfied Cozart owner here. Fun Fact! Cozart is the 4th ranked SS in my points league, behind Lindor, Correa and Seager.

    • mcmi11ions says:
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      @Cram It: I have Cozart in my NL only. Every day is a challenge looking for playtime though with my embarassment of riches IF:
      Goldshmidt
      Villar
      Rendon
      Gyorko
      Cozart

      I’ve just been going with HT everyday.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      That’s surprising, I own him in 3 (!) NL-Only leagues

      • Cram It says:
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        @Grey: And you’re loving him!

        And ohmahgod 3 NL-Only leagues???

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, NL-Only’s are CBS, Tout and my one personal keeper league

  57. Make Richie Sexson Again says:
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    The following is a tale I like to call Catcher I won’t buy. I followed my Razzball training during this year’s draft and was the last person to draft a catcher. I drafted D’Arnaud…while others drafted catchers way early…some even drafted two catchers trying to hurt me somehow. The D’Arnaud plan was ok. He had flashes of “in your face early catcher drafters” brilliance…and injury suckiness. Once he went on the DL…I picked up Mesoraco. He sucked too…playing like 2 or 3 times a week. Lo and behold, one of the teams that drafted two catchers came to his senses and dropped one. Jonathon Lucroy is now a member of my team. He sucks too, but now I don’t have to think about catcher anymore unless he reaaaaly sucks or gets hurt. In summary…it always feels better to pitch than to catch…you feel me?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I do!

  58. Oppo Taco says:
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    Who are the start/Sits for today

    Cobb @CLE
    Cole vs WSH
    McCullers @ MIA

    THANKS

    • Cram It says:
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      @Oppo Taco: On what planet would McCullers be a sit?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sit Cobb

      • Oppo Taco says:
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        @Grey: sonofabench …I never know what to do with Cobb. Seems to be entering the circle of trust though

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          He looked solid today, yeah

  59. Mr. Rickey says:
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    Great post – not so sure New Yorkers know Judge like they think they know Judge: http://www.foxsports.com/mlb/story/new-york-yankees-aaron-judge-jimmy-fallon-051617

    Would you drop Brach for any of these: Reed, Knebel, Casilla?

    Lame catcher question – have Salvador Perez in one league and Gary Sanchez is sitting on waivers. No one picked him up when he came back. This is the one league I’m in where I have a good enough catcher to forget about it but this is driving me to distraction. Perez or Sanchez ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, Reed, Sanchez

  60. The Great Knoche says:
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    Offensive Line yesterday in NFBC. By far best of any leagues this year including my 10 teamer.

    .313, 15 R, 8 HR, 17 RBI,

    So happy JD is back.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice! I have that daily, but it’s like my hitters are hitting against my pitchers

  61. Andrew Mellars says:
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    Need a closer since Diaz was yanked from his role…….get Addison Reed or Knebel?

  62. Lt says:
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    Grey, getting down to the heart of the matter…

    I just traded Vargas, McCullers and Rendon for Machado, Porcello and garbage. I don’t regret it I just miss Lance. He is everything you want from a pitcher and I am learning to live without him now. See him walking real slow and smiling at everyone. Jesus what have I done.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Lt: Ha, nice trade

    • Lt says:
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      @Lt: Pat the Bat used to walk up to the plate with Dirty Laundry as his music while in Philly, was awesome.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Haha

  63. Hanklongball says:
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    Grey,

    Two questions for you:

    1. OF is currently Harper, Betts, Benintendi and I’m accepting offers on Benintendi. Piscotty is on the bench to replace, but would you keep him or drop for Zimmer/Brinson?

    2. I’m starting to fall behind in WHIP/ERA after some recent blowups. Should I drop Ray for Karns/Nola or another RP (Rivera, Capps and Barraclough are most likely, to give you an idea) SP is DeGrom, McCullers, Maeda, Ray, Samardzjia, Nova.

    As always, thanks for the help!

      • Hanklongball says:
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        @Cram It: thanks! As a follow up, what’s a target value to use a streamer when using SON? $10? $5? Any positive value? I’m currently about 70 Ks ahead of the next person and I’m middle of the pack with WHIP/ERA so I want to be selective.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Hanklongball: 1. Depends on league size 2. Agree w/ Cram

      • Hanklongball says:
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        @Grey: 12 team keeper (only three players can be kept), standard 5×5.

  64. bobbo says:
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    Who do we like ROS in a 10team roto 6×6 (BB is 6th cat): Hedges or Russell Martin?

    Also need to cut bait on one of the following DL: Hamels, Taillon, Carlos Rodon

    (Keeper league so there’s a chance of keeping one of the young pitchers for next yr)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @bobbo: Hedges…. Hamels

  65. John Culbert says:
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    Drop Z. Wheeler or Z. Davies?

  66. Fausto

    Fausto says:
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    12team h2h redraft(2 moves a week)

    Trying to work a 2 for 1 deal his best SP/RP combo for my bat.(Offense is better than it need be).
    I have 1 closer left and my staff is all SP4’s…am i better to trying to move a mid tier bat
    (Jose Ramirez or Avisail level) for say, a pitcher with bad ERA but good peripherals?
    Like he got PeriphFO’REALZ?!
    OR
    move a big bat like Blackmon or Duvall or Judge for the best pitching haul i can get.

    thoughts and thanks

    PS : Lackey should rent his front teeth out as ad space to sponsors during games he starts… Thats a primo real estate IMO ..i mean for at least a long 3 innings.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Fausto: Hahaha, periphFOREALZ! And nice on Lackey, haha…. I’d trade Duvall for best SP possible

  67. Chucky says:
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    Does Joc Peterson have any redeemable qualities? Any?

    • Cram It says:
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      @Chucky: He always puts the seat down.

      • dubjay says:
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        @Cram It: Nicely done

  68. Papa Jean Seugra says:
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    Dropping or holding Tailon at this point? I know you’ve probably answered this already sorry.

  69. Scuffy McGee says:
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    Rupp or Castillo moving forward?

      • Scuffy McGee says:
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        @Grey: appreciate ya

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You!

  70. The JoGarza says:
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    12-team H2H OBP/QS

    My Kershaw for his Freeman.

    Current rotation without Kershaw: Kluber, Nola, McCullers, Corbin, Biagini, Pomz

    Current offense:

    C- Hedges
    1B- Miggy
    2B- Dee Gordon
    SS- Zack Cozart
    3B- Rendon
    OF- Mookie, K.Davis, Reddick,
    UTIL- C.Santana, Castellons

    BN-Napoli

    Somehow I’m last in both HR/RBI and ERA. Am I overreacting here by trading Kershaw when Nola should be back this weekend and Kluber in a couple weeks? Or do you think I’d benefit more by Freeman’s bat than Kershaw’s pitching?

    • Fausto

      Fausto says:
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      @The JoGarza: I usually always take the bat but its kershaw….. try giving a lower level SP with like C Santana otherwise hold.

    • Cram It says:
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      @The JoGarza: I’d hold Kershaw in H2H

  71. Wacha Wacha says:
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    10 team redraft obp. Which side do you prefer?

    Miggy and gardener or c Davis and werth

  72. dtbran says:
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    12 tm H2H daily, my Bregman (3B) and EDiaz for His Lamb (3B)? Or hold. Other closers Oh JWilson

  73. mcmi11ions says:
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    What’s with Schwarber? Is he a buy-low or the next Catch-162?

  74. Swaz says:
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    H2H points league RoS, Broxton or Zimmer?

  75. Sportive Tricks says:
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    Time to lose Law for Vincent?

    Love yas!!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Sportive Tricks: I’d wait for Melancon to return, bird in the hand and all

      • Sportive Tricks says:
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        @Grey:

        wooooooord

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You word!

  76. JohnnyBeGood says:
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    Hey Grey, for ROS: Nola or Manaea ?

  77. Wilsonian says:
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    I gotta make some changes to the ole squad. Who gets the cuts and who gets the adds?

    C – Sal Per
    1B – Rizzo (hello, McFly, anybody home?)
    2B – Murphy
    3B – Arenado
    SS – Correa
    IF – Thames
    OF – Stanton
    OF – Ozuna
    OF – Turner
    OF – Trumbo
    UTIL – Broxton
    UTIL – Alonso
    BN – C. Santana
    BN – Hosmer
    BN – Bruce

    SP – Stroman, Arrieta, Gio, Wood, Duffy, Taijuan, Nola, Morton
    RP – Kimbrel, Giles, Brach, Knebel

    Available bats: Pillar, Shaw, Smoak, Gardner, Salami Tom, Belt, Joey Bats, Frazier, Kipnis
    Available arms: Odorizzi, Nelson, Hahn, Mrs. Garrett, N. Vincent, Rosenthal, Glover, O’Day

    8 Team H2H – H, R, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, OBPS, W, QS, SV, KS, KS/9, ERA, WHIP

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wow, rarely see you, you must have so many kids now…. Odorizzi over Bruce, because I really don’t know how you’re playing any of the bench bats

      • Wilsonian says:
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        @Grey: I know, right? And we’re also balls deep in moving houses and attempting to set up a new house with 5 month old twins, a 4 year old, and a 14 year old seems to go pretty smoothly…

        Yeah, I need to can some of them. Santana, Bruce, and Hosmer have been useless lately. Just couldn’t find the right fit. Hosmer for a hot bat, Bruce and Santana for Odorizzi and a streamer spot?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sounds fine

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Oh and sounds like a nightmare

          • Wilsonian says:
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            @Grey: thanks. And it has been. We’re also doing some small improvements to the house, so it wasn’t really move-in ready. it’s been hell on earth. Pretty sure if me and the Mrs. make it through this, we’re gonna hit that “until death do us part” thing.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              HA, I’m sure!

    • Cram It says:
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      @Wilsonian: What do you need? Drop Hosmer for a hot bat for starters,

  78. Mike says:
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    Drop Bregman for Healy?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah

  79. Rice says:
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    Bench bat / weekly hitting streamer:

    Happ or Ender?

    Thanks in advance. As always, another great write up to start my day. Thank you!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ender

  80. Boy Wonder says:
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    1) Drop 1 for Jackie Bradley Jr ROS?

    Gardner
    Schebler
    Hernan Perez

    2) JBJ or Bradley Zimmer ROS?

    3)Choose 2 for ROS: Perdomo, Hahn, Walker, Godley

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Gardner 2. JBJ 3. Walker, Godley

      • Boy Wonder says:
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        @Grey: with the construction of my team, I’m gonna hold Gardy. I have a bunch of 3, 4, 5 hitters so I need a runs kind of guy more. I’ll just keep watching JBJ for now.

        Also, I think Godley’s delivery is an elbow injury waiting to happen, but he’s @ SD this weekend.. Perdomo is intriguing, stuff looks good, so I might consider him. I own Walker and Hahn as of right now.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I like Godley in SD

  81. Five-On-One says:
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    Please rank for saves: Kelley, Vincent, O’Day

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Vincent, O’Day

  82. Five-On-One says:
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    Is Cobb a streamer in a 12-teamer?
    Next 4 starts are @CLE, then vLAA, @MIN and @SEA. After sitting against Cleveland, start against the rest?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  83. Roughneck Odors says:
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    Severino for Chapman? Is this fair if I could use some SP?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds fair

  84. Test Kitchen says:
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    Grey,

    Piscotty is getting activated soon and I need someone to drop. OBP/SLG keeper league, 8 teams, keep 8

    Franco
    Zimmer
    JBJ
    Kipnis

    thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Piscotty

      • Test Kitchen says:
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        @Grey: Sorry, just to clarify, drop Piscotty?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Who else are you dropping?

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Guess could lose Zimmer, but sounds like in that league Piscotty will still be there if you need to go back

    • JeF WiTh 1 F says:
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      @Test Kitchen: I’d lose Zimmer

  85. Terry says:
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    Points League

    I have Herrara and Palanco…..Pillar on Waivers

    Hold or go for Pillar (8 team close friends league with deep starting lineups)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pillar over Odubel

  86. pfunk says:
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    N. Walker or D. Travis at MI while Story is out?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Travis

  87. Rufus T. Firefly says:
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    14-teamer with OBP, deal Bundy to get Piscotty?

    Thanks. Life without Razzball would be very sad..

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! Sure, take Piscotty

  88. The JoGarza says:
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    Thanks for your Kershaw/Freeman input above.

    One more for you.

    12-team OBP H2H

    Encarnacion and Trumbo for Miggy. Which side?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Edwin

  89. Hugman says:
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    Here’s the thing about Estrada being a streamer. Last shitty start aside, he’s the one keeping my ratios somewhat in check while Salazar and CMart get me Ks (and try to help me set a record for worst whip a top 3 team has ever had).

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds like you might have bigger fish to fry

    • Hugman says:
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      @Hugman: oh, and Joyce DeWitt… oh yeah, she and Joan Jett did it for me.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Me too! /drools

  90. Boy Wonder says:
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    Xander Bogaerts finishes over/under 15 homeruns this season?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Over

  91. J-FOH says:
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    Club Dread great call. I have two friends who have named their daughters Penelope and every time I see those kids I say pea no lope in my head

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HA! Love that and Super Troopers, best comedies of last 15 years? Might be

      • J-FOH says:
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        @Grey: Maybe, those guys are great. Too bad Hollywood wants to keep making these idiotic comedies all hangover style. Beerfest was funny too, but lets not get away from the awesomeness of super troopers and the mustache

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mj21NTCHaAY

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Beerfest was my least favorite, but better than most… Most Hollywood comedies are awful, unwatchable, Amy Schumer crapola

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Or Apatow, enough with effin Apatow!

            • J-FOH says:
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              @Grey: Im torn on Apatow, Super bad was a good movie, Freaks and Geeks and Undeclared were good too as was the 40 year old virgin but that knocked up was a piece of crap and a lot of others too. HAHA on Schumer, the best part of her movie was Colin Quinn explaining mommy and daddys divorce in the opening scene

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                True on those movies but they were so long ago

                • J-FOH says:
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                  @Grey: oh well, I can always re-watch Blazing Saddles, the Jerk, Easy Money, and History of the World Part 1 once a year to remember what funny is

                  • Grey

                    Grey says:
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                    What was the best comedy of the last 3 years?

                    • J-FOH says:
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                      @Grey: the Lego movie?

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Really? I have it on screener, we never watched — okay, best live action comedy of last 3 years

                    • J-FOH says:
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                      @Grey: Guardians of the Galaxy….oh wait I was thinking action/comedy. I just went and looked up comedies over the past three years and its awful. Because they either arent what I would consider comedies or that over the top bull crap they pass off as comedies. This is like a difficult homework assignment. Im fucking googling and cant say any are funny. Those indy style ones are okay but not hilarious, I saw the Boss when I was sick and I like when she talks shit to all the kids but then you have to listen to all the other bad jokes. I hate you for asking me this question so I’ll say Guardians of the Galaxy

                      Seriosuly? never the lego movie. Its makes enough references for people our age who played with lego’s.

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Yeah, we’ve been meaning to watch Lego…We will at some point… I saw Guardians and have to say I didn’t like it

                    • J-FOH says:
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                      @Grey: you dont have kids and can’t channel your inner child anymore, which is ironic because you are an adult child with a mustache

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      I can’t argue these points

  92. MLBeastmode says:
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    any point in holding onto Feliz or Rosenthal at this point? dying for saves over here…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

      • MLBeastmode says:
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        @Grey:

        thanks!

  93. dolt 45 says:
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    pee nah lope from Club Dread, I think…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pee nah lope!

    • dolt 45 says:
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      @dolt 45: ah, rats. someone bet me to it.

  94. master bader says:
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    Donny Baseball talking about adding David Phelps to the rotation. Should he be picked up in 12 team H2H? I have a couple joker sp’s that I could probably drop…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure, try it

      • hondo says:
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        @Grey: Who are a couple SPs you’d rank around him if he goes ROS?

  95. Jimmy says:
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    Do you like Hernan Perez or Owings ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Owings

  96. fudgemybudge says:
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    Are these guys droppable for streamers in 10 team H2H pts leagues?
    Rich Hill
    Aaron Sanchez
    Karns

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah

  97. Filkarri says:
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    Do you like Edwin or Abreu more ROS for an OBP league? Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Edwin

  98. Nightpandas says:
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    Only got Glover left for saves. 15 team would you move TRumbo PIScotty for Reed and Sunday Santana

    PUIG would replace Trumbo

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Too much

  99. Boy Wonder says:
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    Why do you hate Brett Gardner so much?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’m a bad person

      • JeF WiTh 1 F says:
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        @Grey: No you’re a baaaaad Man!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha

  100. Bill Brasky says:
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    Due to a few slow starts and injuries, I feel like I may need to make some changes. Any obvious moves here?

    C – Perez
    1B – Rizzo
    2B – Odor
    3B – Baez
    SS – Segura
    IF – Encarnacion
    LF – Dickerson
    CF – Pillar
    RF – Stanton
    OF – Trumbo
    Util – Reynolds
    BN – Broxton
    BN – Inciarte
    DL – Donaldson

    SP – McCullers, Pineda, Salazar, Martinez, Verlander, Wood, Lackey, Manaea
    RP – Melancon (DL), Herrera, Brach, Bush, Wilson, Knebel

    Batters on wire – Cozart, Peraza, Peralta, Alonso, Schebler, Margot, Moustakas, Travis, Happ
    Pitchers on wire – Godley, Garrett, Koda, Urena, Swarzak, Bradley, Karns, O’Day, Rosenthal, Tillman

    League is head to head, 10-teamer, scoring is below:

    Hitting Categories: R, H, HR, RBI, SB, K, BA, OBP, XBH
    Pitching categories: W, L, CG, SV, HR, K, ERA, WHIP, K/BB

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Alonso over Ender…. Godley over Manaea

      • Bill Brasky says:
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        @Grey:

        Gracias!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          De nada

  101. Lovin' It says:
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    Another great one Grey!

    12 team H2H, 5×5 w/ OBP, WHIP and K/9

    Drop Arrietta yet? Would you rather have any of the following ROS – Triggs, Godley, Samardzijia

    Drop Kepler for Werth?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d go Werth and hold Arrieta, or trade him

  102. Fungazi says:
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    Goldy a little OCD I think.

    32 runs
    32 RBI
    32 walks
    32 KO
    10 homers
    10 steals
    310 BA
    1 mind blown

    • JeF WiTh 1 F says:
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      @Fungazi: Nice…that is crazy

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HA!

  103. Earl says:
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    What would you think of following trade?:

    Give: JD Martinez, Senzetala and Severino
    Get: Miguel Sano, Jake Lamb and Yasmany Tomas

    I am starting to think that Sano is on his way downhill and not so sure about Tomas.

    Thanks again for all help!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

      • Earl says:
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        Thanks. Do you agree with my assessment of Sano that he is headed for big regression? I do like Lamb. How do you feel about Tomas as well?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I like JD the best, best player wins

  104. Scott says:
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    Pick 4 to keep:

    Corey Dickerson, Aaron Hicks, Avisail Garcia, Keon Broxton, Yasiel Puig, Nomar Mazara

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not Puig, Avisail

  105. mrm3711 says:
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    Hey Grey, Taijuan Walker for Gregory Polanco, which side? Thanks as always!

  106. Matt says:
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    Cahill or Nola?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cahill

  107. FrankGrimes says:
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    Off to AT&T for Kershaw v Cueto
    I’ll be silently hoping for two Bellinger bombs!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, nice!

  108. Big W says:
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    Good morning Grey,

    In a keeper yahoo roto 6×6 with OPS and K/BB….

    1) If you need a starter and have Arenado and someone offers you his Maeda for your Franco, do you take the deal? Based on needs, I assume you would…

    2) Without factoring in needs, who wins the trade?

    Thanks!

    • Cram It says:
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      @Big W: Sure, fair.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Yup 2. It’s fair

      • Big W says:
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        @Grey: Thank you Cram and Grey!

  109. Cram It says:
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    Sucre! Frankencatcher lives!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sweet Jesus!

  110. mcmi11ions says:
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    Gah! Dickerson just homered again. Someone tell this guy he isn’t in Coors right now!

    • mcmi11ions says:
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      @mcmi11ions: Drop Hicks who for some reason doesn’t play every day for Dickerson who does?

      • mcmi11ions says:
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        @mcmi11ions: Bah. I’m a big boy. I can make this choice on my own. Waiver claim made!

        • Cram It says:
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          @mcmi11ions: Ha. Atta boy.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        6 weeks ago

        • mcmi11ions says:
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          @Grey: haha I know I can make these choices, but the draw of being applauded or reprimanded by internet strangers and a mustachioed fantasy baseballer draw me to post anyway.

          Some day I’m going to post something and the end result will be me being Ralphie taking a boot to the forehead from Grey’s Santa… and down the metaphorical slide of shame I go.

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Haha, 6 weeks ago, man

            • mcmi11ions says:
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              @Grey: Is this cause I don’t like crepes?

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Yes!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

  111. 200 Proof says:
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    Grey,

    Please rank: Pillar, Dickerson, Mazara

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Dickerson, Pillar

  112. Boy Wonder says:
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    thoughts on Justin Smoak? worth an add over your fave, Gardner, Schebler, or Hernan Perez?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Over Perez, different things

  113. dubjay says:
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    Hey Grey et al,
    Ive been holding onto the number 1 waiver priority all season in my H2H keeper league and I think I may finally have my opening to use it. Some guy just dropped Salazar. I know that it doesn’t come without risk but I have to take this right? I would drop either Morton, Law or just kick D.Smyly to the curb(probably should have done that months ago) and put Pollock on the DL.
    What do you guys think?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Grab Salazar

  114. HarperBetterThanTrout says:
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    Dickerson or Inciarte ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Dickerson

  115. fudgemybudge says:
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    Pls rank for standard 5×5 :
    Gardner
    Pillar
    Piscotty
    Puig
    Maybin

  116. Chisoxx_22 says:
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    10team 5×5, Salazar/Reed for keuchel? May try to swap out Reed with kintzler. Good to see Just dong getting acclimated!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  117. La Potencia says:
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    Would you drop Castellanos for Zimmer? (Utility spot)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  118. lucasred says:
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    Would you trade Bundy for Cody Allen straight up? (Diaz owner here, also have 6 other starters..maritnez, paxton, nola, maeda, berrios, velasquez)

    Other possible trade Bundy and either Jbj/Yonder for Kimbrel?

    Cheers

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure, Allen

    • Fausto

      Fausto says:
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      @lucasred:
      DISCLAIMER**: Don’t Drop Diaz(i think he gets his job back) **
      Bundy for Allen is fair based on needs.
      Id want the Allen side after losing Diaz.
      In Redraft im selling Bundy
      In a Keeper sell Bundy if 30 saves ROS gets you where you tryin to go $.. otherwise hold. and SAGNOF.

  119. Tony Montana says:
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    H2H, dynasty, OBP

    My pitching is in really bad shape. Have Rizzo at 1B, trade Josh Bell (my UTIL) for any of Bundy, E Rodriguez or Manaea or look for better offers?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ed-Rod

  120. Good Will Hunting 2: Hunting Season says:
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    damn early game decisions.

    1. leave in n.walker or thames. walker for sure not starting, this one probably easy, but thames might be less likely to even get one at bat

    2. start 2 out of these 4 could use steals from brocktune(not that he has any in a while)
    d.peralta (not starting)
    n.walker (not starting)
    brocktune
    mancini (vs a righty, so probably 50/50 to play)
    could slot hernan at 2B but that requires 2/3 of the OF to play

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Thames 2. Polanco, Mancini

  121. herschel says:
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    @Grey: i am sure you have probably already answered this, but in redraft, who do you like between happ and zimmer?

    thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Zimmer

  122. OaktownSteve says:
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    Here is an unexpected factoid: the two longest home runs of 2017 so far have both been hit by Kansas City Royals. Soler and Hosmer(!?).

    I meant to mention here a couple of weeks ago to check EE’s splits in April and May. This is the third season in a row he’s stunk the beginning of the year. Since 2013 his April OPS is .728. He’s about to get hot is my guess.

    Good article on Charlie Morton. First of all, I did not realize his nickname is “Ground Chuck.” Great nickname.

    http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/charlie-mortons-electric-stuff-has-never-been-more-electric/

    Is it my imagination or are there some seriously terrible bullpens across MLB right now. I wonder if the high usage of the pen the last few years with teams trying to shorten the game is starting to catch up to pen arms in general.

    I’ve always kind of like Jimmy Nelson. The spike curve he throws is a quality pitch and he’s got a pretty live arm. If only he could pitch against the Padres every time.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wow, that’s random… Ground Chuck is solid, too bad he’s going to finish the year with an ERA above 4.25…. Good point on Edwin… Any pitcher going against the Padres is considered “going against the Padres”

    • J-FOH says:
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      @OaktownSteve: Great call on the pen usage. I was thinking along those lines as well. Its so nuts how managers have been running these guys into the ground. In the past I was always able to find usage patterns to predict save opps and good MR streams but it got a lot harder last year. Even my non fantasy friends who just watch baseball have commented on the over usage

  123. m0se says:
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    smoak or healy while i wait for encarnacion to get going?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Smoak

  124. Ralph Lifshitz

    Ralph Lifshitz says:
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    Going to add to the sexism… My guess is Kate same some rough nights on tour with the Black Crowes, and was then forced to do steroids to look like one of A-Rod’s women.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Prolly accurate, she looks like she was ridden hard and put away wet

      • Ralph Lifshitz

        Ralph Lifshitz says:
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        @J-FOH: @Grey: In one sense she’s an over-filled dutch dipped in embalming fluid, in the other she’s one of the Black Crowe’s Harleys.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Member when Black Crowes were gonna be this generation’s Rolling Stones? Good times!

          • J-FOH says:
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            @Grey: making songs that sounded like 12 other bands with a singer who thought he was Robert Plant

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              But there was that moment when everyone was so on their D

              • J-FOH says:
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                @Grey: not me, I heard hard to handle and was wow, they just did an otis redding song and my friends were like how do you know that. I was a weirdo. I never got it, I would rather listen to the people they were trying to be than actually listen to them.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  But you know they were a thing, this is not a foreign concept to you

                  • J-FOH says:
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                    @Grey: its hard to handle

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Full circle!

          • Ralph Lifshitz

            Ralph Lifshitz says:
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            @Grey: Well they are old, haven’t made a song anyone’s liked in years, and still touring. Might not be that far off, minus all the hits, money, and barrages of supermodel strange. Also no gay sex with Bowie.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              HA!

            • J-FOH says:
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              @Ralph Lifshitz: Gay sex with bowie would be a great team name

              • Ralph Lifshitz

                Ralph Lifshitz says:
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                @J-FOH: I may have to change one

    • J-FOH says:
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      @Ralph Lifshitz: she got passed around like a blunt backstage at a Wu Tang concert

  125. Ralph Lifshitz

    Ralph Lifshitz says:
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    The Lynn joke is so true, I’m guessing you dated a Jewish Princess from Swampscott. Lord knows I have.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Who hasn’t?

      • J-FOH says:
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        @Grey: I once got a hummer from a JAP from Encino

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          There’s no actual JAPs in Encino, sorry, you were had

          • J-FOH says:
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            @Grey: it might have been Sherman Oaks…..Valley Jews!

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              S.O. bay-bee!

              • J-FOH says:
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                @Grey: I miss my valley party days. We were just talking about the North Hollywood shoot out at the bar this past weekend. Did you live in LA when that went down?

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  I wasn’t in LA yet, but I’ve seen a documentary on it, crazy shizz

                  • J-FOH says:
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                    @Grey: my good friend lived a block away, heard the whole thing and had cops all over street. I remember going to see her right after and her taking us by the bank to see all the bullet holes. So crazy. Ive watched some docs on it too, and wish they would make another one. A bigger one, that shit was so crazy watching it live on TV

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      I listened to a podcast about it too… Wanna say it was Casefile: True Crime

                    • J-FOH says:
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                      I’ll have to look that up

      • Ralph Lifshitz

        Ralph Lifshitz says:
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        @Grey: Shelia or a more strict hebrew name? I dated a Shelia, a Shayla, a Sarah, and a outcast named Eileen. I think Eileen’s mom was Irish.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          God no idea of the name… Let’s call her, Jewy McJewstein

          • Ralph Lifshitz

            Ralph Lifshitz says:
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            @Grey: You sent me her picture once, said she’s big with the gays.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Hahaha

            • Big W says:
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              @Ralph Lifshitz: Hey Ralph… I know you are huge on Rhys Hoskins. I think Joseph has picked it up a bit… When do you think Rhys gets the call if you had to guess?

  126. omar says:
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    8 team AL Only 5×5 Roto. Pick a side:

    Group A:
    Lindor
    JD Martinez
    Gallo
    Ed-Rod
    Berrios

    -or-

    Group B:
    Correa
    Chris Davis
    Aaron Hicks
    Michael Fullmer

    Thanks!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      A

  127. dustyfingers says:
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    I need to drop an SP to make room for hitter, maybe two, because of injuries. Who can I lose from these, Morton, E-Rod, Manaea, or Karns?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Manaea

  128. Johnny2Seam says:
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    Hey Grey..thoughts on this trade in my keeper league-

    Give Corey Dickerson, get Thames & Marco Estrada?

    My SP: Kershaw, Scherzer, Gsellman, Finnegan, Wheeler, Jaime Garcia (dropping)
    Hiters: C. Davis, Turner, Duvall, Springer, Zobrist, Haniger

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  129. Jr says:
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    Need to pick one between Suarez, Shaw, Healy, Valencia, Moose. Who would you roll with?

    • LenFuego says:
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      @Grey: +1@Jr: Do you have any 5-sided dungeons and dragons dice?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Jr: Moose

  130. David Arcibar says:
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    Nola is coming back and I need to know who to drop…
    Lackey, McCarthy, Hill, jc ramirez, Justin Wilson or Griffin.

    I’m in a 12 man keeper league that counts BAA. I also have made a coming back next week but I’ll cross that bridge when I come to it. Thanks as always.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Griffin

  131. Jorge says:
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    Schimpf worth holding onto in an OBP league? Top-10 walk rate, but still only a .282 OBP. He’s got easily the lowest BABIP in the league (.143), so I’m hopeful, and I like the position elig – but how valuable can a 5-hole hitter for SD really be?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Depends on league depth, but I’d hold him likely

  132. max says:
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    You still intrigued by Max Kepler? His splits against righties are pretty strong (.839 OPS), and you’d think he’d get some good counting stats in front of Sano, but he’s been pretty unremarkable. Would you hold in a 12-team league?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d look elsewhere

  133. Michael Villani says:
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    14 man h2h mixed league
    Kepler or Zimmer going forward?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Zimmer

  134. Cram It says:
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    Jesus H. Sucre! I am Dr. Frankencatcher.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sweet Jesus!

  135. dhouse42 says:
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    I’m thinking about dropping Eugenio, should I pick up:

    Domingo Santana
    Hunter Renfore
    Ian Happ
    Scott Schebler

    hard to decide..

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Schebler

  136. Big W says:
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    Which side in an RCL?

    Peraza/Donaldson

    or

    Odor/Polanco

    thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Odor

  137. Scuffy McGee says:
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    Jose Urena. Thoughts?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Joe Urethra? NL-Only

      • Scuffy McGee says:
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        @Grey: LOL!

  138. JL419 says:
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    Thanks for the write-up!

    I’m in a 14 team league with 2 DL spots. I drafted Alex Reyes with the last overall pick (25th round) in an attempt to stash him all year and keep him next year, and subsequent years (next year I’d forfeit the 23rd, 21st the year after and so on). Because of all the injuries, I could use my 2nd DL spot now. Is it worth it to stash Reyes all year or is it risky because he is so young and coming off an TJ surgery? His upside is just so high and I could have a great keeper for years to come.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Forget Reyes

  139. Fister Furbush says:
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    I’m in a 12 Team league that counts holds and saves.
    I’m lacking on closers and Glovers available.
    Should I drop Wacha or Clippard for him?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Clippard

    • Cram It says:
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      @Fister Furbush: Clippard seems logical. If you don’t get saves from Glover, you’ll get holds in Clippard’s spot.

  140. William Hung says:
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    I usually reserve my mancrushes for 5 tool players like Matt Kemp circa 2008-2011 and Mookie Betts the past 2 seasons, but Michael Conforto might just be an exception to the rule.

    My mancrush index for Conforto is rising everyday

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agreed!

      • William Hung says:
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        @Grey: No Daily. Rizzo. Rant. today – hopefully he doesn’t go 0/2 with 2 BBs

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha

  141. Yonder Alonzo or Effing Franco in Philly. 6×6 OPS league who would ride with on thus journey it’s been a bizarre ride. Don’t have to be a razzballer to comment I don’t like either but it’s a 14 team league and the agit is deep yaddaimean

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Alonso

  142. J-FOH says:
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    I just watched the highlight of Zimmers first dong. What a meatball that got served up to him. Id be pissed if he didnt hit a dong there

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Okay, but he did

      • J-FOH says:
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        @Grey: Im just saying im not doing back flips over here. If I own him Im happy he did but Im not thinking anything beyond that.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, cause everyone that gets a meatball in their 2nd game in the major leagues homers, you got it!

      • J-FOH says:
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        @Grey: Lets not get off of the good vibes between us today. I was texting Halp earlier to let him know how great the podcast is with you twos natural chemistry and that its the first time Ive really listened since JB took it over

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’m just messin’ with you, Zimmer’s the greatest of all time, that’s all I’m sayin’!

          • J-FOH says:
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            @Grey: If you were standing next to me right now Id put you in a head lock and shave half your mustache off

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              And you’d walk away with a lot of hair gel on your arm to remember me by

              • J-FOH says:
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                @Grey: oh thats right, the head rest on my passengers seat in my truck was never the same

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Haha, it’s like dried paste!

                  • J-FOH says:
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                    @Grey: gabagrey stains

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Haha, gaba gaba gross!

          • William Hung says:
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            @Grey: can’t say that and not expect 10000x Should I drop Player A for Zimmer?

            So should I drop Player A or Player B for Zimmer?

            On another note – there’s just something weird about the top 2 guys who lead the league in SBs having barely .300 OBPs (B-Ham, Deez Nutz) – As a current Hernan Perez owner, I wish he would start running at the same rate as those guys cause he’d have like 20 SBs by now

            Final note – every try searching for Hernan Perez in Yahoo? Those accents over his name screws up and you need to find him by searching “hern” – why does Yahoo do that???

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Cause Yahoo’s dumb

              • Papa Jean Seugra says:
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                @Grey: Speaking of, Ender or Zimmer?

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Zimmer

  143. Tom ki says:
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    Conforto or Thames rest of the season?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thames

      • Tom ki says:
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        @Grey:
        Thanks- is it close?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Could be, lots of unknown with both

  144. JP says:
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    Would you trade Abreu/Cespedes for Miggy/Lance Lynn?

    Other OF’s are Pillar, Trout, Braun, Dickerson, Brantley (can start up to 5)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

      • JP says:
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        @Grey: Is it close? Other options would be Brantley/Abreu for Miggy or Abreu/Cespedes for Miggy/Archer?

        I’d be offering, so no idea if he’d take or not

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Abreu side in each

  145. Joeg414 says:
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    I trade Pham for Hahn, trying to help my era & whip . Do or don’t? 6×6 roto

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Works for me

  146. Shin-Soo Choo Choo says:
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    9 teamer.

    A) Trade Zimmer/Happ/Berrios for Encarnacion?

    B) Is Zimmer and Happ for Broxton fair? Would throwing in Berrios be too much?

    Thanks in advance.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      A. Sure B. More fair than that first trade

  147. Jason Murray says:
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    Which side:

    Turner/Zimmerman/Pineda/Knebel

    JD Martinez/Lester/Wade Davis

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Trea

      • Jason Murray says:
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        @Grey: My bad for not being specific. Actually Justin Turner.

  148. Tom ki says:
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    Which side :
    McCullers/Conforto or Thames/Dickerson/Quintana
    I would be dropping school or Nunez
    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thames

  149. Mike in Busan says:
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    I’d like to grab Zimmer in my 12-team stupid-accents-in-the-names Yahoo league, drop Casilla, Maikel Franco, or Godley?
    Or could I do this: I’ve got Addison Russel riding the pine, because I’ve got Hèrnán Për?z plugged in at short, and he’s been clearly the better player. Could you see yourself dropping Russel, or is he likely to remember how to hit at some point?
    Damn, I’m longwinded when I first wake up.
    You didn’t like Guardians? I’m with Jack on this one.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Godley… yeah didn’t love it, hold Addison

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Or drop Perez and just play Addison

      • Mike in Busan says:
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        @Grey: ugh, he’s been dreadful. I’ve already got Odor holding me down, there’s only so much “one day he’ll stop sucking” I can start.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha, I hear ya

      • Mike in Busan says:
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        @Grey: but thanks for the feedback, man. (I think Rocket has been Bradley Cooper’s strongest role, but I’m a bit off)

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha

  150. speill says:
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    Good afternoon Grey. Looking at getting Machado Osuna and Ervin Santana for Bogearts Chapman and Benintendi. Which side please. Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Xander side, it’s fair

  151. herschel says:
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    K-Hill to the dl…..guess it was only a matter of time.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

      • herschel says:
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        @Grey: with no open DL slots, hes not worth hanging on to is he?

        • herschel says:
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          @herschel: sorry, 12 team mixed roto.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Drop him

  152. Crock says:
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    1. Nova/Cargo or Encarncion
    2. Cargo or Hanley ros?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Edwin… Hanley

  153. demribbies says:
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    Matt Harvey dropped in 10 teamer. Velo is about the only thing that is looking good. You think he bounces back from TOS? My worst pitchers are Lackey and Vargas, would you drop either for Harvey?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I wouldn’t touch him

      • OaktownSteve says:
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        @Grey:

        …for fear of getting an STD.

        Matt Harvey is the latest example of an old story: if you’re a party guy and you’re on top of the game you’re a legend. But if you slip on the field, you’re a schmuck and a half. If he’s pitching to a 2.00 this year, nobody even hears about what he does on his free time.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Totally! Great call… Feels like a prevalent theme in basketball especially

  154. Jason Murray says:
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    Who wins in a 10-team, H2H keeper? Thank you.

    Justin Turner/Ryan Zimmerman/Pineda/Knebel

    JD Martinez/Lester/Wade Davis

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      JD

  155. Adam says:
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    Would U drop Aaron hicks for Zimmer?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  156. Jerry says:
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    Hey, Grey. Karns or Nola? Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Karns

  157. jason batteiger says:
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    brocktune going DL (which i hope at least goes back to sunday when he pulled it) REALLY f’s my shit up in most important league. already used 4/5 of weekly moves on folty/perdomo/walker (over wong)/reddick (OBP with total bases league, weekly TRON loved it, almost all righties this week, today’s his first bad day in a while). needed from pitcher injuries to keep up in K’s/possible wins with this week’s opp and really pitcher depth in general. only other options were straily/nelson/c.anderson/marquez etc. then my opp got to add nelson last night, which went better than my perdomo.
    C hedges
    1B rizzo
    2B walker (at least no more lefties through the 26th)
    SS treat urner
    3B lamb
    OF (3) hernan/red dick/mancini
    util (2) franco/c-sant
    BN d.peralta/brocktune/braun/story
    NA brinson (wouldn’t mind him up yesterday)
    SP ryu/carrasco (also lost a 2nd start this week)/folty/nova/quintana/perdomo/chavez
    carmart/paxton/m.montgomery
    RP osuna/norris/strickland/feliz (benched for now)
    DL bedrosian/rodon

    had planned to see with last move if i could get lucky with saves demotion get in first to a possible BAL (o’day), ARI (hoover/bradley/roses george), SD (hand), SEA (vincent, zych gone now), it’s quite likely now with platooners/injuries i need to drop strickland (rendered useless in saves leagues completely now with melancon back i’d think) or montgomery for one of
    (do need steals but that’s a luxury i can’t probably chase): domingo/rasmus/souza/maybin. to-jo out there too but i have utils filled up with franco/c-sant already.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Souza, Strickland

      • jason batteiger says:
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        @Grey: nice, guess the fear of the hand (souza’s constanly numerous times injured for like 13 months hand or maybe hands) has lessened.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, worth trying him, he’s been good when on the field

          • goodfold2 says:
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            @Grey: keep that souza slap STRONG!

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Haha

  158. hondo says:
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    You think Devon is just schmotatoing(sp?) or maybe he’s finally getting close to what we were looking for?

    Happ is coming off waivers tomorrow,try for him first or grab Devon?

    Both better than Forsyth?(Sorry for my 1 millionth Forsyth question, and he’s yet to spend a day off my DL)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, coudl be on Travis, worth grabbing him to find out… I’d go with Happ for now

      • hondo says:
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        @Grey: Thanks,I didn’t realize I’m up to the 4th WW pick in that league.I think I’ll hold that,hawk the wire early and if Happ doesn’t make it through grab Devon for Forsyth.I’ve got other 2B options for now(I said NOW Peraza!)

  159. Scott Kimmel says:
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    Grey,

    Is Happ staying up or is he returning to the minors?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Minors last I heard

    • Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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      @Scott Kimmel: what’s worse (for happ) is i’ve yet to hear of any that go the other way (reports). bellinger had those LAD doublespeak ones the kept inching towards staying up.

  160. Beware the Shit Rope says:
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    craptastic rajai now off twice in a row vs a righty. also schimpf now benched i believe 3 days in a row. drop either in 14 team h2h land with OPS
    C bandy
    1B goldy
    2B schoop
    SS arcia
    3B longo
    CI pujols
    MI walker
    LF rasmus (problem is only righties)
    CF zimmer
    RF stanton
    OF gamel
    util rajaj
    BN braun/schimpf/miller
    DL murphy/pollock
    this LF problem corrects itself when braun is back of course (he’s LF). drop rajai for revere CF/LF exactly the positioning i need with some steals. schimpf i could go back turn into SP streamer or 3B backup (longo seems fine now though) or catcher backup.

    • Beware the Shit Rope says:
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      @Beware the Shit Rope: sorry, schimpf benched last 2 and 3 out of last 4, and is 1 for last 18, 2 for 22.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I guess you can lose Schimpf

      • Beware the Shit Rope says:
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        @Grey: but hold the king over that’s so maybin

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah

  161. fknboz says:
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    Hey Grey
    I’m trying to sell high in my 20 team 6×6 OBP league but no one on my team seems nearly as high as I am.
    I tried pairing Conforto & Justin Turner for Donaldson but it got rejected in less than 5 minutes. Think I’m on the right track? What 2 players should I trade away to make room for Cespedes and if that doesn’t pan out. Who do I drop once Cespedes comes back? I should probably just drop Odubel but I’m a Phillies fan and my body, my body’s telling me no.

    C Contreras
    1B Pauly G
    2B Segura
    3B Justin Turner
    SS Xander
    OF Mookie
    OF Conforto
    OF Trumbo
    OF Broxton
    UTIL Odor
    UTIL Bellinger
    BN Odubel
    DL Cespedes

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Donaldson looks headed for a lost season and Conforto is a top 20 OF right now and Turner’s hitting .370

  162. Mordacious Levator says:
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    best stream left on week, only room for one
    ryu vs MIA 9.6
    miranda vs 5.2
    chavez @ the mess 8
    musgrove vs CLE -4.3
    davies @ SD 3.3

    • Mordacious Levator says:
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      @Mordacious Levator: miranda will be reading it to the WSOX

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Chavez

  163. OaktownSteve says:
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    Albringer, I going to give you a head start on tomorrow’s round up; get you Leake/regression fairy mash up bit ready. Spidersense says Leake lasts 4 innings or fewer tonight and gets rung up pretty good.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      That sounds about right

    • Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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      @OaktownSteve: i hope so, if for no other reason to shut these damn STL’ians that surround me always saying “man leake is awesome” the F up

  164. toneDEAF! says:
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    Are we buying low on Greg Polanco? Or no?

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Depends on price, but prolly not

  165. Mordacious Levator says:
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    c’mon biagini don’t get that 2nd out to crawl out of this mess and i’m calling it if he ends up with the worst start of the year (hard to beat that conley one and a 2nd i can’t remember) ya gotta go with some kind of “crawl back into that bottle genie” line. damn, got the out.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

  166. toneDEAF! says:
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    Meant to say “buying low?” A fringey pitcher pitcher, say Lynn or Nova or Walker..

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d send Lynn for Polanco

  167. Tangerdoodle says:
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    Looking for advice in my 12 team 8×8 league (OBP, Slugging, Total Bases, Holds, QS, Losses)

    I just had Polanco and Cahill hit the DL. Stash or drop both? I’ll list my team and free agents below:

    My team is:
    c – Rupp
    1b – Rizzo
    2b – Castro
    3b – Turner
    SS – Correa
    OF – Stanton, Springer, Conforto
    Util – Judge, Ozuna
    Bench – Broxton, Polanco, Happ
    DL – Beltre
    SP – Strausburg, Severino, Stroman, Wacha, Cahill, Walker
    RP – Andrew Miller, Giles, Watson, Osuna
    DL – Hamels

    Free agents:
    Adam Jones, Tulo, Todd Frazier, Jod Pederson
    Matt Albers, Morton, Tillman, Eickhoff

    THANKS

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Drop Cahill, grab Morton

  168. LadyScorpio says:
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    “A game that featured Mike Trout and, uh, Anaheim.” Hilarious!!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks!

  169. Earl says:
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    What do people think of following:

    Give jd Martinez, rendon and Darvish
    Get sale, lamb and Sano.

    I am thinking of substituting Gerrit Cole or Paxton instead of Darvish. Also maybe try to get Altuve instead of perhaps Sano.

    Trade 2:
    Give jd, odor and Gerrit Cole.
    Get sale, Altuve and either lamb or Sano.

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold on 1st…2nd one is fine, take Sano first

  170. Dom says:
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    Alonso, Smoke, Chris Davis… Pick one

    • Dom says:
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      @Dom: @Dom: Smoak without autocorrect

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Davis

      • Dom says:
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        @Grey: he’s been tearing up the Tigers and gets Zimmerman tomorrow so Davis it is thanks.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Cool

  171. Kimo says:
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    Votto for Greinke/Smoak in a 14-team roto keeper?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Votto

  172. Mordacious Levator says:
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    oh no freeman hit on wrist.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Did not look good

      • Mordacious Levator says:
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        @Grey: i don’t need that noise in about 6 leagues. really except for thor (1 league) and familia (2) i don’t have any LONG term injuries to big time players. esp not hitters.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I hear ya

          • Mordacious Levator says:
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            @Grey: oh neato we’ve bypassed about the worst maybe 28th percentile. it’s “inconclusive”. this probably still leaves us in that still scary around 44 or so % land of still bad but it’ll take 4 days to be sure about it land. i guess the season ending (or useful only in september) part is getting less likely.

            • Mike in Busan says:
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              @Mordacious Levator: and I was hoping on draft day that Ian Desmond would be 1B eligible by now…

  173. lwomack58 says:
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    Piscotty or Zimmer?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Zimmer

  174. lwomack58 says:
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    Peratla or Zimmer?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Zimmer

  175. primetime says:
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    Grey, what do I need? What does my team lack?

    5×5 OBP – 5×5 k/9 QS 10 team keeper league.

    Grandal
    Freeman
    Schoop
    Arenado
    Seager C
    Conforto
    Holiday
    Bellinger
    U – Alonso

    Bench
    Happ
    LeMahieu
    Moncada – DL
    Marte – SUS
    Polonco – DL
    Piscotty – DL
    Zimmer

    Starters
    Kershaw
    Strausburg
    Salazar
    Lackey
    Pineda
    Giles
    Wilson

    Bench
    EROD
    Paxton – DL
    Devanski

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You should check your categories and see how you’re doing

  176. herschel says:
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    @Grey: in a league where i own melancon, worth hanging on to law for a minute to dump him for o’day or vincent?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Vincent

  177. lwomack58 says:
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    Piscotty or Peratla?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Peralta

  178. goodfold2 says:
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    holy shit you don’t see that on TV too often. sano more.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: you’ll see.

        • goodfold2 says:
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          @goodfold2: and i’m not talking about m.montgomery shoving it up my ass either.

          • Fred Garvin MP says:
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            @goodfold2: Hey, keep it down over there. I’m trying to watch this Shoemaker sh*t show.

            • William Hung says:
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              @Fred Garvin MP: turned out pretty good for the cobbler tonight

  179. The JoGarza says:
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    Hey grey,

    12-team H2H OBP/QS

    Which side:

    Rizzo/Y.Alonso/Schoop for Edwin/Altuve

    Owner wants my Kelvin Herrera in addition to Rizzo side, but think I’m giving up too much at that point. What do you think of the original trade? Would you still do it with Herrera added in?

  180. Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey says:
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    wow SON was right thus far in the garza and chacin are both awesome against each other in SD game. wish i trusted that one in more spots, did in some.

  181. Rudy says:
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    GREy!!!!!!!

    Someone just offered me dozier for turner…..I feel like it’s a great trade for me…. but is it?!?!?! Should iiiiiiiii

    • Rudy says:
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      @Rudy: Justin turner

  182. primetime says:
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    Grey,

    Well I loss Freeman, oh well right.

    I own Bellinger and Alonso already. AGON, Smoak, Bour and Bell are on waivers. I read AGON will be back this weekend.

    I’ll wait for your recommendation then I will ask who should I drop.

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