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Roy Oswalt agreed to be traded to the Phillies after his son, Roy Oswalt Jr., broke it down to him, “Dad, the Astros suck, Ed Wade’s toupee’s been at half mast for years now and Ryan Howard Jr. promised to protect me from bullies.”  Well, the first thing you know ol’ Roy’s a millionaire… Kinfolk said Roy move away from there… Said Philadelphia is the place you ought to be… So the Oswalts pack up their stuff and are moving to Philly.  The Phils that is.  You’re looking at a guy that is a top 20 pitchers right now and that shouldn’t change.  Only thing that will change is a switch in where he’s getting his value from.  Oswalt will take a bit of a hit with his ratios.  The Juice Box’s stats only look like a pitchers’ park because the Astros’ offense is so pathetic.  It’s more neutral than anything.  Citizens Flank is a hitters’ park.  That’s a slight disadvantage for Oswalt, but the addition of a team that actually might score him runs is a positive.  The addition of Hamels and Halladay could help Oswalt since he no longer has to be the guy.  But the subtraction of Brett Myers from his life will mean he’ll need to defend himself in any barroom brawls.  For the rest of the season, I’d give Oswalt a line of 7-2/3.55/1.20/70.  I.e., a strong number two fantasy starter.

Going the other way is J.A. Happ.  He has 12 walks to 9 Ks on the year in 15 1/3 innings.  That’s a recipe for your Mom’s meatloaf that tastes like wet cardboard.  Him going to a team that won’t give him any run support is an additional setback to his value.  I wouldn’t pick up Happ with your team.

  1. madballs says:
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    sweetness, roy & roy

  2. Baron Von Vulturewins

    Baron Von Vulturewins says:
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    With Kinsler headed to the DL (shocking), is it worth offering Beltran for Martin Prado? 2B wire pickings are superslim — Callaspo is best-in-show.*

    My OF is overstuffed with beltran/stanton/gardner on the bench (Krispie/Delbot/Quentin/Lind starting).

    Or should I just take Callaspo and suck it up. Any speedster 2Bs out there I am unaware of?

    *Wait — am I reading this right? Callaspo hit 3rd for the Angels last night? Third??? ‘It’s reading right!’ ‘Then you’re not reading it right!’

  3. Baron Von Vulturewins

    Baron Von Vulturewins says:
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    P.S. Or maybe just pick up Blanco, Kinsler’s replacement? I love them Texas runs.*

    *Product of rancid BBQ sauce.

  4. Baron Von Vulturewins

    Baron Von Vulturewins says:
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    P.P.S. Could also offer Gardner for Blanco. Other team needs speed.

  5. Eddy says:
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    Who should I pick up to replace Kinsler?

    Beckham, Hill, Brignac, or Walker

  6. I have Kinsler and Zobrist so I’m scrambling a bit too.

    Would you trade Niese or Marcum for Prado? I think I’d do either.

  7. Baron Von Vulturewins

    Baron Von Vulturewins says:
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    @brad: Sorry, yes. That’s what I meant. Gardner for Prado.

  8. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @Frank Kim: I’d do either in that order.

  9. big o says:
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    so , i got lucky , last week , and called the guthrie game .

    this time , i’m going out on a limb and offering up an RBI “flyer” for the weekend .

    after tonight (matusz) , rick ankiel faces arrieta , bergensen and millwood .

    and , yes , i’ve dropped smith (colo) , in anticipation of these match-ups .

  10. Gibby says:
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    Maybe I’m the only guy who feeels this way, but the Phillies had Cliff Lee who is better than Oswalt. Either way, my mom’s meatloaf never tasted like wet cardboard, but it did have a hint of rusty aluminum to it.

  11. Howard says:
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    @Baron Von Vulturewins I picked up Jed Lowrie in a 20 team league. Hasn’t been a good week, Victorino, Pods and now Kinsler!

  12. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @big o: You’re like Jimmy The Greek of fantasy. Only without the racial slurs.

    @Gibby: Ha!

    @Frank Kim: No problem.

  13. royce! says:
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    I hate catchers. According to baseballmonster.com, in my 14 team 7×7 (OBP, XBH, HLD, K/BB), over the last month, Kenley Jansen, the LAD RP that has pitched 2 innings and K’d 4 (and because he’s a converted C, showed up when I was checking ranks for only C over the last month), has been more valuable than all but 4 catchers.

    Anyhow, in the same league (it’s a h2h, btw), would you rather start Ramon Hernandez or Chris Iannetta?

  14. Big Nate says:
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    @Grey et al – This deal will make or break my season with about $1000 purse on the line, so I’m going to make this detailed. Currently in 2nd place (2 points behind the leader) in a 12 team 5×5 roto keeper league. The guy in 8th place has decided it’s time to play for next year so he’s unloading his studs for my keepers.

    The trade:
    He is offering: Carl Crawford, Matt Holliday, Brian Fuentes, Danks and Broxton –> NONE ARE KEEPER ELIGIBLE

    I would give him the following with next year’s keeper round in parentheses: Nelson Cruz (17th Round), Vlad (18th Round), Colby Lewis (23rd) Round.

    My situation:
    I am solid (i.e. 11 or 12 points) in R, HR, RBIs, AVG, WINS and K’s but need help in Runs (7), Steals (5), Saves (3), ERA (5) and WHIP (6).

    Recently I traded for Michael Bourn and between Figgins, Cruz, Bartlett and Hunter I may be able to gain a few points in Steals without making the trade. Runs can be a crapshoot and my ERA and WHIP are gradually improving after a rough first half. Currently only have one closer – Nunez.

    Do I make the move?

    Thanks in advance…

  15. thepizzaman says:
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    Don’t be talking bout my mother’s meatloaf

  16. anon says:
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    I could use ratio help and actually could move up a little bit in saves with another closer, plus I’m near the top in runs. I was offered Ervin Santana/Aardsma for Phillips. Should I do it? Should I demand a less brain-freezy closer? Or just keep Phillips and look elsewhere? thanks

  17. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @anon: Yes, ask for a less brain freezy.

  18. Big Nate says:
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    There I go trying to be detailed and screw it up: I currently have 7 points in Runs. Runs, Steals and Saves are my areas of need.

  19. Big Nate says:
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    Thanks Grey. You da man!

    By the way, Kinsler is garbage. I co-own a team with a guy from Texas who insisted that we pay $34 for Glass Ian during the auction. He hasn’t even gotten hot enough during any point this season to try to sell for 80 cents on the dollar…However, his injury is allowing us to bring Dom Brown off the minor league roster so here’s to catching lightning in a bottle…

  20. tall chicks says:
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    Deciding between Belisle or Frasor in place of Wuertz. Street might be back already, and Gregg and Downs might both get traded. Which one would you add?

  21. motorcitykitty says:
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    I have Beckham manning 3rd this week because I wasnt sure when Rolen would come back, and I have OF eligible Zobrist at second. I replaced Ordonez with Torres ( thank god I grabbed him earlier ), but now I have a slumping Josh Willingham. Would you even consider replacing him with Zobrist? Chris Young is my other OF and Ortiz my DH.

  22. cws05nuts says:
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    2 games out of the playoff race- keeper. h2h points league (which sucks). Starting pitching and wins is the name of the game in our little league. Pick a side razzballers: I am the one dangling Longoria –

    Option A…..
    Send Evan Longoria, TB 3B from 3B to Jimmy Dugan
    Send Marlon Byrd, ChC OF from OF to Jimmy Dugan
    Send James Shields, TB SP from P to Jimmy Dugan
    Receive Justin Morneau*, Min 1B from Jimmy Dugan to Bench
    Receive Aramis Ramirez, ChC 3B from Jimmy Dugan to Bench
    Receive Freddy Garcia, CWS SP from Jimmy Dugan to Bench
    Receive Chris Carpenter, StL SP from Jimmy Dugan to Bench
    Proposed by Avoid the Clap, Jimmy Dugan (Matt Blume), Jul 29, 3:15 PM ET
    Trade offer expires at approximately Jul 31, 3:15 PM ET

    Option B……
    Receive Martin Prado, Atl 2B from Pitch Up to Bench
    Receive Roy Halladay, Phi SP from Pitch Up to Bench
    Send Evan Longoria, TB 3B from 3B to Pitch Up
    Send James Shields, TB SP from P to Pitch Up
    Send Tom Gorzelanny, ChC SP from Bench to Pitch Up
    Proposed by Fister’s Melky, Jul 29, 3:33 PM ET
    Trade offer expires at approximately Jul 31, 3:33 PM ET

  23. motorcitykitty says:
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    I should mention in addition to my previous post, I’m in a 16 team H2H, so theres really not many other options to replace Willingham, but I can put Beckham at 2nd, Rolen third, and Zobrist at OF, but should I?

  24. Wilsonian says:
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    @Grey; @Anyone: just curious as to see if anyone has heard anything regarding Utley’s recovery and ETA from the DL? I’m anxious to get him back in the lineup to see if he can help me out with my playoff push. Plus I’m getting tired of having a roving position that I have to keep filling with the hot hand… Muchos grassy asses gentlemen and lady.

  25. Big Nate says:
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    Cantu to Texas

  26. Big Nate says:
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    Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reports that the Rangers and Marlins have reached agreement on the players that will be sent the Marlins’ way in a near-complete deal for infielder Jorge Cantu.

    The Marlins will get minor league right-handers Evan Reed and Omar Poveda. Reed, 24, has posted a 1.76 ERA and 1.20 WHIP over 41 innings this season between Double-A and Triple-A. Poveda, 27, is on the disabled list currently, recovering from Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery. Cantu will give the Rangers a solid right-handed bat for the stretch run.

  27. brad says:
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    @cws05nuts: Longoria side, Longoria side.

  28. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @Big Nate: Thanks for the heads up!

  29. Stephen

    Stephen says:
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    Blue Jays Acquire Brett Wallace for Anthony Gose who was acquired for Roy Oswalt – could be a sign of Berkman being traded now too.

  30. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @Stephen: Jays had Wallace, huh?

  31. Stephen

    Stephen says:
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    @Big Nate: Doesn’t sound too promising of a return. However, this is Jorge Cantu.

  32. Principal Blackman says:
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    @Stephen: Change Blue Jays to Astros

  33. Time Theft Bandit says:
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    Need a spot start this weekend.

    Kennedy @metco on friday or Dice-bb vs. the AAA Tigers on sunday?

    Not the greatest choices I know

  34. GopherDay says:
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    Astros get Wallace from the Blue Jays. I, as an Astros fan, am much happier about Oswalt leaving.

  35. GopherDay says:
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    Tejada to the Padres, Josh Bell is not in today’s lineup so it looks like he’s coming up. Those in DEEP AL leagues take note.

  36. Stephen

    Stephen says:
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    @GopherDay: Has to be an extremely deep AL League. Also, the O’s get Wynn Pelzer who has some pretty decent upside despite a terrible year at Double-A.

  37. Stephen

    Stephen says:
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    @GopherDay: Helps clear a ton cap room too.

  38. GopherDay says:
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    @Stephen: I was JUST looking at that! lol

    I love both Oswalt and Puma, they are both on my all time favorite player lists, but I really do hope the Astros trade Puma and get a good return. I was very dissapointed in the Oswalt trade, but flipping Gose for Wallace is making me feel a lot better about it. He was drafted by the Cards, hopefully he becomes a Red Bird killer!!

  39. Big Nate says:
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    BOOM! And already the veto vultures are flying on our league message board….

    Receive Carl Crawford, TB OF from Punch Bowl to Bench
    Receive Matt Holliday, StL OF from Punch Bowl to Bench
    Receive Jonathan Broxton, LAD RP from Punch Bowl to Bench
    Receive John Danks, CWS SP from Punch Bowl to Bench
    Receive Neftali Feliz, Tex RP from Punch Bowl to Bench
    Send Nelson Cruz, Tex OF from OF to Punch Bowl
    Send Vladimir Guerrero, Tex DH from OF to Punch Bowl
    Send Colby Lewis, Tex SP from P to Punch Bowl
    Send Jonathon Niese, NYM SP from P to Punch Bowl
    Send Hong-Chih Kuo, LAD RP from P to Punch Bowl
    Proposed by Anal Hershiser, Jul 29, 4:25 PM ET
    Accepted by Turd in the Punch Bowl, Jul 29, 5:14 PM ET

  40. motorcitykitty says:
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    One more question. I haven’t needed to trade all season, but I am wondering if I may need to make a move due to 2 of my pitchers whose innings will be limited. 16 team h2h. I have Sabathia, Gallardo, Price, Marmol, Strasburg and Latos. I’ve been filling my seventh spot with Travis Wood or Bobby Jenks and I also have Duensing, Dotel, and Jordan Zimmerman when hes brought off the DL. Should I try to package Latos AND Strasburg for a guy like Oswalt? Would I be giving up TOO much? Just thinking that teams might not bite on Strasburg because of the injury AND the innings ceiling….and if so, what caliber pitcher should I aim for….some names maybe?

  41. motorcitykitty says:
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    @ Big Nate, I’d veto that, too…haha

  42. Steve says:
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    Infantile Humour Quote of the Day. Mets down Cards. Dickey sticks it to Pujols.

  43. ThePoonTycoon says:
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    whoa just noticed the astros sent one of the phillie prospects to the blue jays for brett wallace

    what’s the reasoning behind the jays trading away wallce who was having a pretty good AAA season for a A guy with some speed batting .263 and still several years away from the bigs?

  44. Babish says:
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    Votto + Liriano OR Kemp, Romero + Pence (10-teams, no keepers)

  45. GopherDay says:
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    @ThePoonTycoon: Don’t ask me, but I’m an ‘Stros fan so I like it. Apparently though the Jays were really trying to get him from the Phillies when they traded Halladay, so they must like the kid.

  46. Ceasar says:
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    Kinsler and T. Hudson for Cano and Wandy?

  47. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @Ceasar: Kinsler on the DL.

  48. Ceasar says:
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    EDIT: Keeper league

  49. Big Nate says:
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    @motorcitykitty: The only keeper on my side is Feliz as a 23rd round pick. The others are at the end of contract. He gets Cruz, Vlad and Lewis at 16, 17 and 23 respectively.

  50. TheBravesWearPrado says:
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    Beckham, Uribe, or Lopez at 2B?

  51. Martin says:
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    @grey- brett wallace got traded to the Astros. Do u think he will be getting called up soon? If so, how does he compare with some other call-up guys this year?

  52. Steve says:
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    @Grey: BTW, you have your wish on Valencia. He’s gone, so expect to see him resume hitting (Rasmus 3-6 since I traded for him. Look out!)

    Elsewhere, how do the Padres do it with their MRs? Just grabbed Ernesto Frieri in my H2H Holds league. Dude is doing work in the 7th. There must be a factory under Petco or something.

  53. Martin says:
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    @grey- also rick porcello looked pretty good today. The runs he allowed (besides from the pena HR) were because if Miguel Cabrera’s lack of defense and one of his 2 walks was intentional. Do u still not like him fantasy wise?

  54. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @Martin: I don’t like Porcello.

  55. Steve says:
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    @Grey: This is true, though a couple of them (eg Adams, Thatcher, Stauffer) have a better ERA on the road than at home.

  56. Mom says:
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    Brett Anderson or volquez?

  57. KCC26 says:
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    i wrote the other day about a trade offer I had received in a keeper league where I was getting Pujols, Cano, Nolasco, and Marcum in exchange for Votto (who can be kept at the cost of a 3rd round pick next year), Mat Latos (can be kept at the cost of a 14th rounder), and Kelly Johnson. Well, we made the deal.

    And everyone in the league is PISSED. They’re being babies, right? These things happen in keeper leagues. I gave him 2 of my top keepers for players that werent doing him any good this season.

  58. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @Steve: Ah…

    @KCC26: It’s not even that lopsided.

  59. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @KCC26: Wait, I just saw Cano. Yeah, it’s a little lopsided, but it’s a keeper. It’s fair enough.

  60. Steve says:
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    Padilla you fool – you’re in Petco!

  61. peter says:
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    Yesterday I dropped Fowler for Demonic. Today Fowler goes 3 for 5, 2 R, 2 RBI and 1 SB. His first multi-hit game since I picked him up on 7/8. And Demonic isn’t even starting.

    papa, can you hear me? papa smurf… can you see me?

  62. Steve says:
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    Padilla gone already. Brilliant.

  63. emceeperiod says:
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    Anyone else have 5 guys sit today??? McCann, Wright, Zobrist, Kemp, Domonic (not including Victorino…). Hay suess Creesto!

  64. emceeperiod says:
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    …only had FOUR play. The rest had days off. Down like 11 RBI this week too because Maur decided to hit on Monday…

  65. Steve says:
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    @Grey: They were 2-1 down and there were two guys aboard when he came to bat at the top of the fifth, so they pinch hit for him.

    And Torre doesn’t have him on his fantasy team, obviously.

  66. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @Steve: Oh, I misread your agony obviously, that’s not bad.

  67. Steve says:
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    @Grey: Oh, there was agony alright.

    I’m probably dooming him by saying this, but it might, almost, kind of be starting to look as though we’re being rewarded for holding Ibanez…

  68. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @Steve: It’s not impossible but Ibanez is so old I’d be surprised we get a long hot streak from him.

  69. Steve says:
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    @Grey: I know how he feels.

  70. royce! says:
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    In order to quit plummeting in my 14 team h2h (7×7- OBP, XBH, K/BB, HLD), I traded away Hanley (I have Andrus also) and MMD for Longoria and Carlos Lee. The way things were going, I would have given him Hanley and MMD for just Longoria, but I figured I’d do him a favor and let him feel like he finally got some value out of Carlos Lee.

    Anyhow, now I’m wondering what I should do with Lee. There are 4 OF spots and a UTIL spot. I also have Markakis, Bruce, Quentin, Gardner, Tabata, Domonic Brown, and Mike Stanton.

    Is Carlos Lee in the top 5 among these?

  71. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @Steve: Ibanez almost hit a homer off Heilman, just missed it.

    @royce!: Markakis has been so awful, I’d go with Lee over him. But Stanton and Brown are very risky, so you might want to lose one of them to reduce the risk. I’d lose Stanton first.

  72. Steve says:
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    @Grey: Robbed!

    No sign of Lidge. Is it a match-up thing?

  73. Steve says:
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    @Grey: Want me to drop Scott too?

  74. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @Steve: It’s a tie game. I thought you lost Scott already.

  75. Bill Lumbergh says:
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    @Grey: Scott Olsen worth an add now that he is back? 12 team H2H keeper. Would need to lose Gorzelanny or Colvin off my bench to make room. Thanks!

  76. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @Bill Lumbergh: Not at the expense of those two unless you never play Colvin.

  77. Bill Lumbergh says:
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    Thanks!

  78. Steve says:
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    @Grey: Nah, still have him. I was trying something different and exercising some patience.

    He’s 0 for his last 13 now, though.

  79. Steve says:
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    @Steve: And I have Snider and BJ lurking on the bench…

  80. Wilsonian says:
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    Capps to the Twins…

  81. Schlitzy says:
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    who is next in line for WAS saves, Storen?

  82. Dumbmutt says:
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    Ditto on WAS saves I just wish Bay would go DL already

  83. Wilsonian says:
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    My question is: does Capps get the save opportunities in Min or do I need to drop to him?

  84. Dumbmutt says:
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    I picked up Storen couldn’t really chance it anymore. I’ve only barely gotten by with Capps and Dotel as my closers and now they are both likely to be traded with their roles up in the air.

  85. longbeachyo says:
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    Clippard has been getting shelled lately. I would go with storen. I just need to figure out who to drop and if he’s even worth it…

  86. Steve says:
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    Also – Tejada to the Padres.

  87. Grey

    Grey says:
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    ****CAPPS WILL CLOSE IN MINNESOTA****

  88. Tom Emanski says:
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    @Grey: Phew. Now I get the double benefit of having Capps AND Storen. Ooh yea baby.

  89. nick m. says:
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    better pickup? Storen, Wood, or Mike Gonzo?

  90. Wilsonian says:
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    @Grey: not that I don’t trust your word, oh mustachioed one, but where did you hear that? Yahoo! says he’ll be the setup man. That’s kickass news if he’s closing…especially when I can snag Storen too.

    Boesch for Storen in a 16 Team H2H Keeper?

  91. Mike D. says:
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    @Grey: Well, my master plan doesn’t look good. Stupid ESPN still hasn’t switched Cantu from FLA to TEX – so I can’t bid on him tonight in the small window I thought I would have. Not good.

  92. Mike D. says:
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    @Grey: Ummm.. drop Rauch for Capps?

  93. Tony says:
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    @Grey: is there anywhere that confirms storen as the closer?

  94. Steve says:
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    @Grey: Now, just need Ardsma to be traded and for League to take over…

  95. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @Tony: No, just Clippard’s been bad. If you’re really desperate grab Clippard too.

    @Steve: Greedy!

  96. thepizzaman says:
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    No idea if this is reliable but Fernando Alvarez (apparently an ESPN deportes guy) twitted that Storen is the new closer.

  97. thepizzaman says:
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    @Grey: you know it. Yupp, I’m that desperate for saves. Just made the pick up!

  98. Aaron says:
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    Does Sean Burnett have any chance of closing in Was?

  99. thepizzaman says:
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    @Grey: Also–I saw some other random spanish guy translated it to Storen is the closer.

    Any razzballers out here good with spanish?

  100. big o says:
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    @ Itsy Bitsy Chum :

    i know you’re listening ….

    i want napoli back !!

  101. Steve says:
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    Some talk that Bailey could go to the DL.

    Wuertz?

  102. Wilsonian says:
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    @Grey: hell yeah. Thanks man. Ok, instead of Boesch, what about either Mike G. or Colvin? Here’s my 16 Team H2H Keeper roster:

    Santana, Dunn, Kelly, Beckham, Wright, Alexei, Hamilton, Hunter, Lind, Brown, Torres, Boesch, Colvin, Lester, Latos, E. Santana, Bills, Cain, Haren, Axford, Capps, Mike G., J.Zimmermann – DL

  103. Wilsonian says:
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    @Grey: Sorry, phone died and was a little late on responding and I think I might have linked you up to the wrong response. My bad, cluster f*** of things going on right now. All these damn trades plus I finally got my happy ass un-unemployed!

    Instead of dropping Boesch for Storen, would you drop someone else out out that roster that I just listed?

  104. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @Wilsonian: Ha.. No worries. I’d lose Boesch.

  105. Wilsonian says:
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    @Grey: thanks man, his time had come, and not like Brown and Colvin can’t out-produce him anyway.

  106. MeanMachine says:
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    Bigs ups Grey! Just wanted to say thanks for helping me dominate all my leagues! Your doing good things here.

  107. Fletch says:
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    @Grey: Drop Valverde or Feliz for Capps?

  108. Steve says:
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    Uh oh. Just seeing some Twitter talk (well, one tweet actually) that Storen, Clippard and Burnett wil share Saves for the Nats…

  109. Steve says:
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    @Grey: I don’t have that much schmuck room.

    It’s from William Ladson who writes about the Nats for mlb.com (it says here), so I guess there might be something to it.

  110. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @Steve: Yeah, saw it. All these schmohawk relievers…. Geez, I actually grabbed Burnett in one league. Lord help me.

  111. LMack says:
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    Kinsler replacement, *sigh*.
    Walker, Hill, Roberts, Callaspo…
    I know Hill/Walker have more name recognition than Walker, but Neil is the only one of the bunch hitting. I might be able to finagle some Kelly Johnson, but might just ride some Pirate hitting.

  112. LMack says:
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    might ride some pirate hitting until then*

  113. Steve says:
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    @Grey: There’s a small part of me that’s actually sometimes relieved when I go to the wire to look for a guy and see that he’s owned.

  114. Steve says:
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    @Steve: Hehe. I just grabbed Burnett somewhere too.

  115. Fletch says:
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    @Grey: I am worried Valverde is not going to get many save chances from here on out…they have no offense and a weak rotation.

  116. Dexter says:
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    in a 12 team, 5 keeper league, where dominic brown could be kept in the 22nd round. I need pitching and brown is expendable. Would you trade him for Morrow or slowey?

  117. Kazmere says:
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    Storen or MikeG?

  118. Bob says:
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    @Grey: I think the GM of Minnesota must be on crack. Why would he trade an decent prospect for a rental of Capps. Does he really think that’s an upgrade over Rauch?

  119. Bodymore says:
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    @Bob It might be about who Rauch is replacing in the setup role than the upgrade in closer too.

  120. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @LMack: Walker…

    @Steve: Totally! I feel that a lot. Good call.

    @Dexter: No, how’s he expendable?

    @Kazmere: Mike G.

    @Bob: Yeah, me too. Very weird.

  121. peter says:
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    @Bob: @Grey: Agreed; it makes no sense. They’re almost the same player… [in Rod Serling's voice] they both even have exactly 9 BB on the season.

  122. Fletch says:
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    @Grey: Niemann or Floyd?

  123. big o says:
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    @Grey:

    i need your help .
    weekly h2h points league .
    can only start two :

    leblanc @ home vs volstad (marlin’s hitters hot ?)
    hammel @ home vs gorzelanny , or ,
    gorzelanny @ colo vs hammel

    wins = + 10
    losses = – 3
    K’s = + 1
    innings = + 1.5
    Hits and BB’s = – 0.5

    thought about sitting leblanc ,
    but now , i’m just not sure .
    i think the marlins’ bats (vs the giants)
    is confusing me .

    much thanks .

  124. tall chicks says:
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    In hopes you won’t put a “….” after your answer, Storen over Hanrahan right?

  125. papasmurf says:
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    I’ve had Oswalt all year but only yesterday did I notice that he was 6-12. I knew the wins were hard to come by, but I had no idea he had 12 losses. I guess I just tuned out.

  126. Steve says:
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    Votto, Lind and Alvarez out of their respective lineups tonight.

  127. Steve says:
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    @Steve: Votto has a sore wrist.

  128. Grey

    Grey says:
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    @Steve: What are you doing in this post? You hiding like the old days?

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