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Like Billy Joel, Alfonso Soriano is washed up and in a New York state of mind.  Don’t tell A-Rod, Christie Brinkley is his type of gal.  Soriano getting traded to the Yankees is the best news for him in some time.  That’s the magical elixir calling to fantasy baseballers (<–my mom’s term!).  Soriano will now revert back to his younger self — when he was still in his forties — and start mashing the ball, stealing bases and doing an extra springy hop when he catches fly balls.  Playing for the Yankees is a youth tonic made of juniper berries and grounded-up mints Steinbrenner hoarded from restaurants.  There’s just an air about playing with other guys in their fifties that brings everything to life.  It’s a real life Cocoon in the Bronx.  Don Ameche will be played by Vernon Wells, Wilford Brimley will be played by Travis Hafner and Alfonso Soriano is Steve Guttenberg!   Girardi might be the third youngest guy on the bench.  Birth certificates are inconclusive.  Or!  Soriano is who he is at this point.  This second scenario seems more likely.  It’s not like Wrigley is a bad hitters’ park.  Nothing’s gonna change for him in Yankee Stadium.  He could hit a few homers, give you a .260 average and throw out his hip at a moment’s notice.  Anyway, here’s what else I saw yesterday in fantasy baseball:

Alex Rodriguez – He was hoping to return on Friday (today, fast thinker!), but now he’s out until August with a sore quad.  I.e., the Yankees got together and were like, “Do we really want A-Rod to return?  We can give him the coming-up-to-plate music “Love the Way You Lie” or hold him out until he’s suspended and have Girardi chew up his contract like a brace-faced pitbull?”

Hiroki Kuroda – 7 IP, 0 ER, 7 baserunners, 3 Ks in Arlington.  Guys and four girl readers, we’re heading into August and Kuroda’s got a 2.51 ERA and 1.04 WHIP.  Doode gets no respect either.  I didn’t even rank him in my 2nd half rankings.  Who do you want Verlander or Kuroda?  Is it close?  Kuroda’s on the Yankees too so you think the hype would be strong with this young brother.  I get it, he doesn’t strikeout people.  Do we all have to be such K whores?  You kiss your mother with that K whore mouth?  Let’s not answer, let’s ruminate.

Derek Holland – 7 1/3 IP, 2 ER, 9 baserunners, 2 Ks.  New York continues to get baffled by Holland.  Payback four hundred years in the making.

Lance Berkman – Contemplating retirement.  As I was saying to Rudy the other day on the phone — we talk, y’all! — I gave Rudy crap about his preseason love for Berkman.  Well deserved in hindsight, but really there’s no reason why Berkman couldn’t have had the season Ibanez is having.  Just one of those coin flips that went tails and should’ve went Ibanez.  With that said, I can’t believe how many teams we have Berkman on.

Domonic Brown – Hit the 7-day DL with a concussion.  Great.  Maybe this will be the first concussion to ever result in someone returning in under 45 days.  I could see sidelining players in the NFL due to a concussion, but baseball is about as full contact as Parcheesi.  If you’re feeling dizzy, don’t run into a wall!  I used to put my forehead to the bat handle and spin 20 times and run to first, how difficult is this?  Mickey Mantle once played after five Jack and Cokes and two concussions.  Toughen up!

Justin Verlander – 6 IP, 7 ER, 13 baserunners, 4 Ks.  Here’s you in March, “Grey has Kemp and Verlander way too low in his rankings.  He’s freebasing confidence due to a dope-ass mustache.  Either that or he’s drinking too much Fanta.”  Here’s you in July, “I wonder what Sky’s up to over at their fantasy football blog.”  Verlander’s ERA is up to 3.99, and it’s not even like he’s a scrub who gives up 3 earned runs every five innings.  He’s got the 21st most runs allowed in the major leagues because he throws so many damn innings with a lousy ERA and a 1.41 WHIP.  Him, Dickey, Hamels, Cain and Sabathia are just killing teams this year.

Torii Hunter – 1-for-4, 2 RBIs and his third homer in the last four games, but left the game with a sore Achilles.  He says he’ll be fiine.

Victor Martinez – 1-for-4 and his 9th homer.  Could see V-Mart being a DH into his 40’s.  He reminds me of Edgar Martinez.  Are they related?  As a hippie once told me, we’re all related, but he was dropping acid at the time.  You’ll never guess how old V-Mart is listed at.  Go ahead and guess, I’ll wait.  *scratches head, yawns, flips through channels, lands on The Talk, throws TV out window*  He’s 34!  How is that possible?  Even if he’s a Latin 34, it doesn’t compute.  He looks old enough to be my dad.

Jake Peavy – 7 IP, 4 ER, 6 baserunners, 7 Ks vs. the Tigers.  JB was telling people yesterday to start Peavy and I was saying you should bench him.  End of the day Peavy had a below 1.00 WHIP, 5.14 ERA and nice Ks with the win.  I’m still not sure if that means he should’ve been started.  It’s a’ight but far from a’ight a’ight.

Dayan Viciedo – 2-for-4, 1 run.  He’s been in the last three roundups and will be in this afternoon’s Buy column.  Sometimes you have the reaction time of a cactus.

Rafael Soriano – 1/3 IP, 4 ER.  Kazaam!

Bryce Harper – 3-for-5, 3 runs, 2 RBIs and his 14th homer.  Member when he had 9 homers through April and you had a rooster tattooed on your head to mimic his hair cut?  Don’t worry, at some point, they’ll stop calling you a cock.

Ryan Zimmerman – 3-for-5, 1 run, 1 RBI, hitting .274.  He has 11 homers on the year.  This is his 28-year-old season.  When he’s 32 years old, he’s going to be out of baseball or on the Astros.  Tomato-tomahto, really.

Gio Gonzalez – 5 2/3 IP, 3 ER, 12 baserunners, 11 Ks.  I’d take getting tied to that WHIPping post every day and twice on Muesday (which is a secret day that is between Monday and Tuesday, according to my book, “101 High Concept Movie Ideas That Hollywood Will Love”).

Josh Harrison – 3-for-5, 4 RBIs and his 1st homer.  I saw his name in the box score as J. Harrison, and I so wanted him to be Jenilee Harrison, then to get traded to Houston and replace Barnes.

Gaby Sanchez – 3-for-3, 2 runs.  The Upton brothers could take a cue or two from the two sisters of major league baseball, Gaby and Anibal.

A.J. Burnett – 7 IP, 1 ER, 10 baserunners, 5 Ks and his ERA is at 2.96.  If you drafted Apricot Juice Burnett instead of Verlander, well, we won’t rub it in.  Though, I will, there’s no we.  You could’ve drafted Adam Jones instead of Verlander and drafted Apricot in the last round.  Pitching’s volatile, yo, been saying it since I was a 78-year-old landing on Plymouth Rock and I will say it now that I’m three-hundred-something years old.  When you get to 300 years old, you can talk to me about not remembering my age.  Now get off my parcel of land!

Brian Wilson – Scouts said Brian Wilson “looked good.”  Obviously that was relative to a mountain goat.

Lance Lynn – 7 IP, 1 ER, 9 baserunners, 6 Ks, 3.98 ERA.  Pretty fair to middling year so far for him, and I don’t picture it getting dramatically better.  He did move to 12-5 with this win and when you look at the Cardinals hitting yesterday, you’re not even sure how they scored three runs.  Cardinals are the A’s in the NL.  If anyone else put Matt Adams in their cleanup spot, they’d be the Royals.

Mark Buehrle – 9 IP, 0 ER, 4 baserunners, 9 Ks.  For that call by the Stream-o-Nator, I’m buying it a poster of Joe Blanton for its wall.

Yovani Gallardo – 3 2/3 IP, 6 ER.  You know stuff in Milwaukee is bad when you see the MIL-SD game and say, “Man, that lineup and untrustworthy starter sucks” and you’re talking about the Brewers and not Edinson and the Padres.

Yuniesky Betancourt – 4-for-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, 10th homer.  Fun fact!  When he wears a one piece jumper, he calls it his Yuni-tard.  Betancourt went ice cold for about ten months (maybe it was two), but anyone that owned him earlier in the year knows he can get hotter than a Junebug in July, or whatever that yokelism is.

Carlos Gomez – 3-for-5, 2 runs and his 16th homer.  He’s obviously convinced me of his legitimateness and not his legitimate-miss.  I’m now curious how high he will go in drafts next year.  Do we hear top 50?

Norichika Aoki – 1-for-4 and his 5th homer.  I don’t want to wish any harm on anyone (yeah, right!), but if Braun were to, say, get run over by a Rose Day parade, Aoki could be a 40/40 guy.

Carlos Quentin – 2-for-3, 3 RBIs and his 13th homer, hitting over .300 in the last week.  Probably should be getting more pub from me, but maybe that’s because he attacked sweet, innocent, certifiably-insane-at-times Greinke.  You don’t attack the mentally ill.  That’s like rule number three after don’t return the milk carton back to the fridge with less than you need for a cup of coffee and always be trading closers.

Everth Cabrera – 2-for-4, 3 runs and his 35th steal.  Razzball exclusive!  Yesterday, we intercepted a phone call between Nelson Cruz and Everth Cabrera.  Here’s how it went down:  “Yo, E-Cab, can I call you that?”  “Sure, if I can call you Da Bomb Cruz.”  “I prefer you didn’t.”  “All right, why are you calling me?”  “Once Selig shines up his toupee for the cameras, he’s gonna suspend us.  You gonna appeal?”  “Well, the Padres haven’t been in a pennant race since 1984, so… The only thing I’m appealing is an orange!”

Cory Luebke – Won’t return this year.  How did stashing Neftali, Beachy, Luebke and Lewis work out for you so far?  Pretty good?  Cool.

Brandon Morrow – Will miss the next six weeks due to his forearm.  He’s right on track to begin extended Spring Training next June.

John Jaso – To the 7-day DL with a concussion.  Hearing John Jaso Jingleheimer Schmidt every time he says his name would make anyone dizzy.

Steve Cishek – Got the save yesterday, moved his ERA to 3.02.  Marlins said they’re not trading him.  They looked at available closers to replace Cishek and surprisingly no one is being paid the league minimum for the next four years and is under the age of 19, so they figured what the hey, hold on to Cishek.

Donovan Solano – 1-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 2nd homer.  He won’t be in this afternoon’s Buy column, but he could be.  He’s now batting near .400 in the last week.  Before today, there was no power or speed to speak of, but he’s a middle infielder, how much more do you need?  You need the total package for everyone?  Well, the package up my ass, gump!

Nate Eovaldi – 6 IP, 0 ER, 5 baserunners, 4 Ks in Coors.  I’m starting to think @Coors is better than @Crayola Canyon or @any-co.  What’s the world coming to?!  Someone shoot Spider, please!

Juan Nicasio – 7 IP, 0 ER, 3 baserunners, 9 Ks.  Someone throw Saunders in Coors, I got a theory I wanna test.

Carlos Gonzalez – 0-for-1 and left yesterday’s game with a sprained finger.  I bet you that he would hit the DL before hitting 27 homers and he’s at 26, so we’re about as close as we can get.  No word of a DL stint for the sprained finger, but you still taking the bet?  One more homer or the DL?  That’s all you need to worry about.  Well, that and throwing out the thing growing in your refrigerator that you call casserole.

Nolan Arenado – 2-for-4, 1 run, 1 RBI.  For a guy with 200+ waiver moves on my 12-team mixed league team, I’ve been extremely patient with my hitting because I can be.  I’ve had Goldy, Cano, Adam Jones, Domonic and Beltre just carrying it on offense.  So, I’ve given Arenado more rope than a single take in Hitchcock’s Rope.  Time will tell whether he actually rewards my patience because as of right now, I would’ve been better off with just about anyone else for the last 2 months.

Billy Butler – 2-for-3, 2 runs and his 9th homer.  That’s three homers per hundred pounds.  He’s gonna have to get to 900 pounds to be worth something.  I just challenged him, didn’t I?

Henry Urrutia – 2-for-4, 1 run, hitting .350 since his call-up.  So far The Cuban Urethra hasn’t come close to the Puig-like spotlight, or his level of dominance with homers and speed, but he hasn’t embarrassed himself either, except when Urrutia asked for frosting for crab cakes.

Wade Miley – 7 2/3 IP, 1 ER, 8 baserunners, 4 Ks.  You know who he reminds me of?  No, not Stanley Yurich.  I don’t even know who that is.  Miley reminds me of Kyle Kendrick.  Solid streamer here and there, not really a guy you wanna go to battle with every time out.

Nate Schierholtz – 2-for-4, and hitting near .450 in the last week with two homers.  Yeah, I grabbed him.  Yup, in that league.  Here’s to him covering for Domonic.

Nick Franklin – 1-for-4 with a 3-run homer.  I was bitching in the comments about this yesterday, but here it goes again.  Why do guys lock into your lineup when a game is postponed?  There is absolutely no reason for this.  It doesn’t make my ‘fantasy experience’ more exciting.  It makes it more frustrating.  Sure, glad I had two a rained out guy in my UTIL spot and Franklin on my bench.  Thanks, ESPN!

Hisashi Iwakuma – 6 IP, 0 ER, 5 baserunners, 9 Ks, ERA down to 2.87.  Hisashi my dashi — slurp, SLURP!

Dustin Ackley – 3-for-4, 2 RBIs.  He’s hitting okay in the last week, and he’s hitting ninth for the Mariners.  Burp.

Mat Latos – 7 2/3 IP, 1 ER, 9 baserunners, 4 Ks.  I told you in yesterday’s post to start him, then about fifteen people who don’t read the post asked if they should start and I continued to tell people to start him.  I have the patience of a saint.  Mother Greyesa, that’s my new name.

Todd Frazier – 2-for-4, 1 run, hitting near .450 in the last week.  Only has ten homers on the year, and I have no idea where his power is, but I will like him again next year.  As long as a 3rd baseman with 30-homer power is in a hitters’ park I will like him.

Eric Young – Left yesterday’s game with discomfort in his knee.  Well, ain’t that a kick just above the shins.  My whole outfield fell apart in the last two days with Young and Domonic and pfft.  This is obviously terrible news for Young owners.  SAGNOF + leg problems = Sheila E.  Okay, math’s wrong there; was supposed to equal “not good.”

Marlon Byrd – 3-for-5, 1 run, 1 RBI.  When he was on first after one of his singles, he was covering up half of Freeman’s jersey, so I cut the sleeves off my jean shirt, lit up a Marlboro and got my girlfriend pregnant because all I saw was Free-Byrd.

Daniel Murphy – 3-for-5, 2 runs, hitting near .350 in the last week, and has already stolen a career-high 11 bases.  He keeps that up and it won’t only be CT who loves D.M.

Zack Wheeler – 6 IP, 3 ER, 6 baserunners, 5 Ks, 3.72 ERA and a 1.42 WHIP.  Ain’t exactly in the running for Rookie of the Year, but he’s been fairly serviceable so far, what this really means is next year we’re gonna have another top 20 starter in Queens.

Alex Wood – 4 1/3 IP, 4 ER.  I’m done with rookie pitchers.  Don’t ask me about them.  They’ve screwed me for the last time.  The. Last. TIME!  But I did drop Wood for Gerrit Cole.  What?  His next start is vs. the Marlins.

Freddie Freeman – 2-for-3, 2 runs and his 11th homer.  Freddie Freeman is a definite Reggie Cleveland All-Star, but I was thinking there should be a category of players who sound like they’re Italian but are not.  I will call them the Alfredo Figaro All-Stars.

From Around The Web

  1. Bush League says:
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    Fun Fact: Joe Girardi’s young daughter was very self-conscious about having to get braces, so Girardi promised his daughter that if she got braces, he would too (and he didn’t even need them). Thus, that’s the reason he looks like a “brace-faced pitbull.”

    • @Bush League: That is soo sweet. Kinda makes me change my opinion of Joe Girardi just a little, if true.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Bush League: Wow, had no idea and see that in an article too, that’s fantastic

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Bush League: I hear that’s the same reason Marv Albert wore women’s lingerie…

      • chunk says:
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        @Grey: ha!

  2. TarmanGotHim says:
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    2 serperate Rendon questions 2 different leagues.

    1) Rendon or Morse ROS (would be bench player good matchup hitter)

    2) I’ve mentioned this many times to you before, In This league I’m in 2nd place it’s a 6X6 H2H 12 team and I’m winning 11-1 this week (week is not over obviously) and 1 game out of first. I punted 2B and ended up with Scutaro, dropped him When he got injured for Rendon whose been playing great until recently.

    So, drop Rendon for Scutaro? Trying to trade for a 2B let alone trade in this league is becoming really impossible.

    One team has Pedroia AND Kipnis, I’ve offered him like Freeman and 2 closers and he rejects. (I somehow own 6 closers)

    Thanks Grey!!!

    • TarmanGotHim says:
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      @TarmanGotHim: OR Infante???

      • Mrs. Featherbottom says:
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        @TarmanGotHim: Infante won’t hurt you, though he doesn’t provide many counting stats, sans runs and the occasional RBI/HR.

      • btd says:
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        @TarmanGotHim: Brad Miller is close to 2B elig. But I’d prolly lean toward Infante.

      • @TarmanGotHim: FWIW, Omar Infante is on rehab assignment and the reports so far have been terrible. He is not moving well at all and could be hobbled up for awhile.

        • AL KOHOLIC says:
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          @mollyleekba: infante was pulled from rehab game due to ankle

    • danny almonte says:
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      @TarmanGotHim: I’m in a 10×10 and scutaro was just dropped. I want his K/BB and ba/obp, gonna drop Rendon for him when he clears. Really need some K/BB help so that’s the main draw for me… Otherwise he’s yawnstipating

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @TarmanGotHim: 1) I might go upside of Morse and hope he goes on a late season tear. 2. Yeah I’d pick up Scuatro again. Ugh yea stupid hoarders….

  3. TarmanGotHim says:
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    Oh, and I laughed so hard I think I shiet myself with the Gaby and Anibal comment. Classic.

  4. Bill says:
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    Thanks to your preaching I never wasted an early-round pick on a Verlander-type and most of my teams are stashed with the likes of Matt Harvey and Hisashi Iwakuma. Probably won’t have them next year.

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @Bill: in a lot of leagues harvey went pretty early too, for a near rookie anyway. Hisashi went pretty low pretty much everywhere, i think i was busy getting niese or somebody around that spot.

      • Bill says:
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        @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: Yes, a lot of people knew Harvey would be good, but I don’t think he was usually going in the first or second round.

      • Fungazi says:
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        @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: Haha Niese.. I drafted Harvey in my public league/practice draft and then didn’t want a bunch of same players in my money league so took Niese instead of Harvey. Gah!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Bill: A lot of people liked Harvey but he was still almost always in the double-digits rounds in 10-teams if I remember correctly

      • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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        @JB Gilpin: in the 16 teamer i was earlier talking about, i think he went in like the 6th or so. which at the time i thought was early. i actually try to draft the same guys across leagues if i think their value way outstrips their ADPs. It’s how i got choo/scherzer/bailey/niese/gee in both a 10 and a 16 team league. Obv Niese didn’t work out so well.

        • JB Gilpin

          JB Gilpin says:
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          @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: Hah yea he was brutal. Yea that would’ve been a little high for Harvey, I’m no good at math, but that’s right around pick 100, maybe a round earlier than most other drafts. Woulda been a great pick there.

  5. Ricky says:
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    Eaton or Yelich for ROS?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Ricky: Yelich

  6. TarmanGotHim says:
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    Last thing.

    I’m offering J Upside in some of my leagues. He’s just too inconsistent.

    I offered him and A Jax for Carlos Gomez and Matt Carpenter.

    Would you do something like that? Even though I think this guy will reject it.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @TarmanGotHim: Yea that seems like a good move

  7. Fister Furbush says:
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    It’s time to drop Gallardo right? I mean he’s definitely not likely to resort to his old self after being so inconsistent this year …right? Shallow league.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Fister Furbush: Yea especially in shallow

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Fister Furbush: I dropped him two months ago, haven’t looked back

  8. SmokeTNT says:
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    Traded Verlander and J Upton for Strasburg and Frazier. I despise those jerks. Good deal? Can keep 5 and the Justins were looking to be Left Behind like Kirk Cameron.

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @SmokeTNT: probably good idea if you wanted to condense keepers into better players. Look how crazy that one looks in the pre-season.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @SmokeTNT: Hah yea I don’t mind it

    • Fungazi says:
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      @SmokeTNT: Ah, second opinion, I would have traded for a bat. Who knows if next year Strasburg is this year’s Verlander?

      • JB Gilpin

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        @Fungazi: Eh I don’t see that, Verlander has a billion more innings behind him.

        • SmokeTNT says:
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          @JB Gilpin: I’ve been relying on the Chatwoods and Nolascos of the world and no real ace to keep, so basically I’m just banking on Strasburg over Verlander going forward.

  9. BJ says:
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    Daniel Murphy or Brett Lawrie ROS for my MI slot?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @BJ: Lawrie

  10. gareth says:
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    Thanks for the earworm grey!

    with the loss of braun, hart and a-ram, and ricky “one hit a” week still getting everyday at bats, along with yuni versaly awful Betancourt – would you class the brewers offense In the astros class for worst in the bigs?

    The lack of run support for gallardo is like braces on An ugly chick. I’m finally coming around to taking your advice and dropping him. He’s just one. Click. Away….. ooh, 2 start next week…..noooo……must. drop. Now.

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @gareth: due to having segura/aoki/occasionally hot juan francisco/lucroy they are better than the Lastros/Marlins. pretty bad though.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @gareth: I don’t think run support is that big an issue for Gallardo with how bad he’s pitching… No, they’re bottom third probably, but as said above there’s a solid Aoki, Segura has been huge, Lucroy has been hot for over a month, then can’t forget Gomez.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @gareth: no problem, go to my newest post…

  11. Mr. Rickey says:
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    Traded Arenado for a bag of balls, haven’t looked back. I respect your patience.

    • btd says:
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      @Mr. Rickey: I dropped Arenado for a streamer just before his only 1-2 weeks of worthiness. I regretted it then and can’t really say I’m better for it. I’ve been rotating Carpenter, Rendon and Lawrie in there.

      • JB Gilpin

        JB Gilpin says:
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        @Mr. Rickey: Grey, the patient… Hah @btd: You’re not just leaving Carpenter in there?

  12. TobiasFunkeAnalRapist says:
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    Who do I start tonight, can only start 2?
    Harvey vs. doesn’t matter (I’m thinking yes)
    Colon vs. Angels for second start in a row (makes me nervous)
    Kluber Vs. Texas (not bad…)
    Willy Peralta @ Coors (probably not)
    Thanks.

  13. chunk says:
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    starting the Ryu vs CIN?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @chunk: Yea I think so

      • Sherm says:
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        @JB Gilpin: Yesterday I was nervous about Greinke vs. the Big Red Krispy Kreme Hot Now Machine, and he went 7 IP 4 ER, 4 K’s, loss. Same concern with Ryu. The Reds are mashing.

        • JB Gilpin

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          @Sherm: Yea but Greinke had a 1.00 WHIP, wasn’t horrific

        • JoeG says:
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          @Sherm:
          Greinke really only made one bad pitch to Bruce

    • JoeG says:
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      @chunk:
      Not sure ;he’s been giving up a lot of hits lately and the Reds are a machine

  14. The Dredd Pirate says:
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    Guy offered Maurer and Samardzija for my McCutchen what do you think?

    my hitting has been bad after the all star break,
    I added Goldy
    and have phillps, bruce, J. Upton, Marte, Longo, Miller, Salty.
    It will come around those are some good pieces right? I’m JustGETin Sick of Upton’s 0-4

    • Sanfran says:
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      @The Dredd Pirate:

      That would be like trading your kid Dredd Pirate ! !!

    • Goldschmidt On Her Chest says:
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      @The Dredd Pirate: dont you dare. I leave the responses up to the writers normally but this stuck out…. don’t you dare. You can stream more Ks and wins than a cubs pitcher will give you. And no catcher is worth mccutch. In my eyes that is

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @The Dredd Pirate: i also have cutch/goldy/upton but your league must be a keeper or quite small. mine’s a 16 and there’s no way i’d be able to have those 3 AND Longo/phillips/bruce. That must be like an 8 teamer, if it’s redraft league. Anyway, don’t trade Cutch for that.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @The Dredd Pirate: I agree with above, too little for your namesake

      • The Dredd Pirate says:
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        @JB Gilpin: I loved all the response its not so much that I wanted to do the trade I just needed some validation on my hitting because I’ve went from 1st to 4th the guy in first I have now idea how he is killing us 2nd and 3rd I’m close too that I just need to get hot but its a 12 team mixed with pretty deep benches I just thought I out drafted everyone but 4th place isn’t feeling good right now. Also yes how dare I ever think of trading my name sake.

  15. Sanfran says:
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    In a 1 450 inning cap 12 team roto, would ya start:

    Dickey v Houston (pitcher is crazy inconsistent)
    Minor v St Louis (Cardinals are crushing)
    Bailey @ LAD (Dodgers are on fire and Bailey has been WTF since no-hitter)

    Currently +35 innings; staff includes Lee, Scherzer, Iwakuma, Moore

    • Sanfran says:
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      @Sanfran: @Sanfran:

      Also, Lee at Detroit tomorrow seems risky, as he has allowed 13 runs in 19 innings and 8 home runs over his last 3 starts.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Sanfran: Yes no and yes. And I think you start Lee too

  16. Goldschmidt On Her Chest says:
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    Hey Mother Greyesa. I went with Latos yesterday, but is the faith still there in Bailey today vs the Doyers? Also as I clicked “Kazaam” next to Sorianos name I was semi hoping it was a movie clip from Shazaam, Shaq is an amazing actor and an even better rapper

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Goldschmidt On Her Chest: Shaq is an artist beyond our recognition. His role in Grown Ups 2 will surely be looked at in retrospect as a best supporting actor snub. Yea I think you roll out Bailey

      • Goldschmidt On Her Chest says:
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        @JB Gilpin: haha. Hes special…. SHAZAAM!

          • Goldschmidt On Her Chest says:
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            @JB Gilpin: hell yea he does! Every boom box I see I wonder if that’s the one he’s taking a nap inside

  17. Frank White says:
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    Sup Fellas!!! I used Nicasio as a streamer again but dropped him. He’s been a stud in his last 3 outings. Do you think he might be a guy I should pick back up and hang around for a while??

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Frank White: Nah, not pitching in Coors to usually not the Marlins

      • Frank White says:
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        Hey I’ve been playing the 5 or 10 person rooms on draft kings and I never win!! Well I just started looking at the Batter vs pitcher from Rudy and it’s really helpful. I mostly look at the guys who at least faced the pitcher at LEAST 9- 10 times then I go from there, avg, SB, HR etc… Is that a good way for picking players?? Also, do you mind if I show you the lineup I picked today to see how you feel about it??

        • JB Gilpin

          JB Gilpin says:
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          @Frank White: Have you read my DraftKings pieces? That’s how I choose hitters. Sure – might be easier if you shoot it on my DraftKings article

  18. Sixto Lescano says:
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    I threw a trade offer of Pence/Parker for Wainwright/Smoak at this guy as he countered with a flurry of offers. Do you like any of em?

    1) I give Pence/Stanton for Wainwright/Smoak
    2) I give CarGomez for Wainwright
    3) I give Kipnis for Wainwright
    4) I give Stanton for Wainwright (my counter I might offer)

    thank man!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Sixto Lescano: 1. Nah 2, Nah 3. Closer – but probably not 4. That sounds like a winner

  19. TheNewGuy says:
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    Howdy the Greyt one. Brauns been dropped in my keeper league and ive just had a greyt idea.

    Once a player clears waivers his price drops significantly depending on time of year (would be currently $6). Now if I picked Brauny up as soon as he clears them, I could hold onto him for the rest of the year, and then keep him for as little as $9 for next year, or slightly more for multiple years.

    Not a weasley move is it? Im sure someone else will think of it, and theres nothing in the rules from stopping it happening.

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @TheNewGuy: it’s not weaseley, unless that means being smart, then yes it is. I’d be very surprised though if nobody else that follows baseball doesn’t try it ahead of your waiver claim if it’s a keeper. this is a guy who’ll produce when healthy at least top 4 round type stuff (even without roids or hgh, at least probably), and still isn’t old or has a long term injury.

    • VinWins

      VinWins says:
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      The same thing happened in my league. I put in a bid of $13, meaning he’d cost me $18 next year. But someone bid $30, to have him for $35 next year.

      • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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        @VinWins: what’s he usually worth, like in the mid-fifties. these are likely all bargins. “how bout you give me just a sip of soda, 12 cents?” but instead you get the whole soda.

      • JoeMorgan'sMustache says:
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        @TheNewGuy: @VinWins: Still a good price..I would have paid 30 for him.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @TheNewGuy: Definitely gotta grab him, I’m sure everyone is rushing for him.

  20. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    10 teamer (30 rosters) i dropped wandy on DL as it doesn’t seem like he’s coming back any time soon. Put Dom there so now i got opening. already have enough bench bats and have no intention of benching myers or machado, leaving jackson/headley/1 out of franklin/rollins benched every day. so i could go with either another starter (already have 11 starters)
    kazmir (2 good starts coming up)
    nicasio (probably not)
    willy P
    santiago
    miley
    carlos torres
    eovaldi
    Or since it’s that time of year where fantasy closer hopes are made while dreams (drams….) sleep in their fantasy baseballer brains yet another closer candidate (already have bastardo,wilhelmsen/jansen/janssen/uehera) out of
    gregerson
    cisnero
    strop
    parker
    f-rod
    fear the beard
    downs
    even if the answer is one of the starters rank the RP ROS save chances, as i have lots of pickups i don’t use in this league, and i could jump on one of them pretty much at any time.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: Like Kazmir. Was throwing 94-96 in the 8th the other day. White Sox and Marlins awaiting. Since you’re holding Bastardo, don’t think you need another “waiting in the wings guy” but Gregerson, Downs, Strop, Parker, Cisnero F-Rod

  21. Can you please rank the following, ROS, AL-only weekly H2H (standard scoring)?

    Hellickson, Griffin, Kluber, Santiago, Erasmo

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @christorreymusic: Kluber, Griffin, Hell, Erasmo, Sant

  22. malamoney

    malamoney says:
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    Morrow done for season.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @malamoney: Yup…

  23. Obmij76 says:
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    Hey Grey, Reddick or Viciedo ROS? H2H – bb,r,rbi,sb,avg,tb.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Obmij76: I’d go Reddick

  24. Bitchesbeshoppach says:
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    Dunn or morse ROS?

  25. Randy BoBandy says:
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    Disappointing from Greinke considering he was on a bit of a roll.

    I don’t know what it is, but it in any sport, the team that returns after a road trip tends to play poorly in that FIRST home game back, ie Greinke last night. Over the past few years I’ve noticed this trend. Obviously not all the time, but seems like more often than not!

    • Fungazi says:
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      @Randy BoBandy: Yup and they just went from East back to West.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Randy BoBandy: It wasn’t that bad. Fine whip, with the Dodgers scoring so much lately he had them in the win zone… Interesting thought though…. Vin Scully did say something about them leaving Toronto really late

      • Randy BoBandy says:
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        @JB Gilpin:

        It’s not strictly teams going East to West or vice versa…I see it a lot in the NHL & NBA as well. Even when those teams comes home and have a break before that first game (unlike MLB).

        Watch it out for next time – you’ll be surprised!

        Oh and I greedily wanted a Greinke win

        • JB Gilpin

          JB Gilpin says:
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          @Randy BoBandy: Yea so did I… Thought he’d do better no doubt. NFL has that too with West coast teams coming to play East Coast

        • Fungazi says:
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          @Randy BoBandy: Good point. I remember reading something once about how when teams go on the road they spend more time together and are in a of more group-like environment and band together. Then when they return home, they go their separate ways back to the homelife. Not sure of the validity or source of this, but it was interesting.

  26. Tony says:
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    yahoo 12 teamer, H2H

    Shelby Miller for Kyle Seager?

    I get Seager, i also need 3B help and he’s eligibile. No brainer?

    • Jason Katnip says:
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      @Tony:

      Yeah, Shelby getting shut down soon.

      • Tony says:
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        @JB Gilpin: @Jason Katnip: thanks, i accepted before I even saw the GO FOR ITS, i just figure shelbys got MAYBE a month left, good or bad i need to move him…. thanks.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Tony: Agree I think you take that one

  27. TheNewGuy says:
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    Gamble on Verlander and send Shelby Miller for him? Single season league and I think they’ll shutdown Miller before our H2H playoffs.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @TheNewGuy: Agree I think you do that one.

  28. Ole Yellich says:
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    Leake or Nova?

  29. Sniff Test says:
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    Does anything happen to Brett Gardner’s PT with Soriano…Granderson eventually…Ichiro and Wells in the mix? Viagra and the Emmit Smith beard company should be hitting the Yankees up big time for some commersh.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Sniff Test: Nah won’t hit Gardner. Wells would get the biggest hit and DH some. Haha yea they should do a Colonial Penn commercial.

  30. papasmurf says:
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    I actually liked Kuroda a lot preseason, but then I was like he is old, pitches in the AL East, and he doesn’t K that many. His luck’s GOTTA run out right? Well no. Maybe with Soriano in LF he gives up a few more runs ha.

    Of course that Frazier starts hitting after I dropped him. That’s after I dropped Lawrie. And I have Headley and Rendon left. Geez 3rd is a mess. Most of my team’s a mess. LOL.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @papasmurf: Hahaha – yea very likely with Soriano playing awful out there. Ugh yea, he’s finally doing something, still a bust this year though…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @papasmurf: I hear ya, I thought the same…go to my newest post

  31. Jason Katnip says:
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    Hamels @ Detroit
    Kluber vs. Texas
    Lackey @ Baltimore

    Start or Sit?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Jason Katnip: I’d play all 3.

  32. Jason Katnip says:
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    Luke Scott and Brad Zielger for Freddie Freeman. 10 Team 5×5, Side?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Jason Katnip: Pretty easily FF

  33. supra says:
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    Who’s Junior Lake and do we care?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @supra: Decent prospect who is playing out of his range right now. Grey – can his nickname be Pond? I wanna nickname someone!

  34. Shake N Bacon says:
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    You starting Kluber today vs. Texas? SON is luke warm on him ($9.3 start I think). I’m feeling frisky, so I’m gonna roll him out there.

    Carlos Gomez is heating back up… woop woop!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Shake N Bacon: Yup – pitched well against them a while back. Let’s go THE REAL CARGO!

      • Sixto Lezcano says:
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        @JB Gilpin: All year they’ve been saying CarGom would be dropping off and it hasn’t happened. My favorite fantasy player of 2013!

        • JB Gilpin

          JB Gilpin says:
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          @Sixto Lezcano: Same here! Especially with him on my teams and a Brewers fan

          • Shake N Bacon says:
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            @JB Gilpin: Yep, trading J-Up for him is definitely looking favorable right now. Is it bad that I root against Upton now?

            I like to call Carlos Gomez “CarGo 2.0″

            It has a nice ring to it.

      • JASON KATNIP says:
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        @JB Gilpin:

        That’s true because the Real REAL CARGO’s nickname is actually Mini-Pony

  35. Jason Katnip says:
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    Trade Luke Scott and a closer for Rizzo? What’s up with Anthony Rizzo? Getting unlucky? BA .239 good buy low?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Jason Katnip: He’s always been an AVG risk. But I would do that for the upside as long as it’s a mid-to-bottom tier RP

  36. Junior Ortiz says:
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    Just wanted to say that this: “mints Steinbrenner hoarded from restaurants” almost made me spit seltzer all over my computer.

  37. ManuteBologna says:
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    Do I start Hamels today @ Detroit? I took the Peavy gamble yesterday and was ok with the result. I’ve got a 3.72 ERA and 1.27 WHIP, good for second to dead last in both cats. K’s and W’s are good for 4th and 2nd place, so I’m not seeing the upside

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @ManuteBologna: Yup I would. So you don’t think there’s any chance at a win or decent Ks? I think there is.

      • ManuteBologna says:
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        @JB Gilpin:

        Maybe I worded it poorly. I think there is a chance for Ks and W, I am worried about him further hurting my WHIP and ERA as I try and scratch my way out of the cellar

        • JB Gilpin

          JB Gilpin says:
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          @ManuteBologna: Ah gotcha, I think he’ll be good to go for you though, I know he’s been a little rocky, but not a huge amount of pitchers I trust more

  38. Tom says:
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    Looking for 2 opinions if possible, Grey and JB. Trade Astrubal Cabrera or A Hill? I was leaning toward keeping A Cab because Hill was given 2 straight days off and I was worried about his health. Then he had a good game last night an I am back on the fence. If they’re about the same, I’d rather trade A Cab since I have 2 other SS and only 1 other 2nd baseman who is Prado who I’d rather use for flexibility instead of having him have to play 2nd. Which one do I trade?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Tom: No prob! I’d rather have Hill. I know he went cold for a while, but better offense and park. Looks like you’re on that side of the fence too…

  39. chunk says:
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    thoughts on what paulino might do ROS? He was dirty before TJ.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @chunk: Meh – nothing beyond AL-only look. Was a small sample mirage, WHIP did not support sub-2.00 ERA, would need a K per IP to keep value and I don’t see that.

  40. Mike says:
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    Hi Grey,

    Rafael Soriano just hit the wire.

    These are my pitchers:

    Anibal Sanchez
    C.J. Wilson
    Doug Fister
    Jake Peavy
    Jon Lester
    Jordan Zimmermann
    Lance Lynn
    Matt Garza
    Matt Harvey

    Casey Janssen
    Greg Holland
    Mariano Rivera

    Do I drop anybody for him? Janssen maybe? Or drop a starter to hold onto four closers?

    Thanks…

    Mike.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Mike: Tough one… Your bottom end starters need to be owned too. But I’d lose Lester for him.

      • Mike says:
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        @JB Gilpin: Thanks! That is why I came here – I could not choose.

  41. Clint says:
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    So I saw a Cameron Maybin update on my phone for the first time in weeks. When should we perfom the inevitable snatch & grab, Oh Grey One? I would sneak him into my DL spot now but Matt “Glass Jaw” Kemp is currently occupying it with his latest boo boo (funny he’s telling Braun to return his MVP when he himself is one of Canseco’s textbook cases for why steroids could be GOOD for players).

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Clint: Hah very true. If Kemp is in the DL, no reason to nab Maybin, not too excited.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Clint: ha! go to my newest post

  42. poop says:
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    should i start latos yesterday?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @poop: Haha well I said yes yesterday and would still say yes!

  43. Al Bundy says:
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    Scooped up Dom Brown right before he went on the big homer tear. He’s my absolute favorite ground score. I resisted the sell advice just because. Now his head is broken.

    Reluctant to let him go, but don’t have to make a decision right away unless Miggy needs the DL spot. Byrd and Yelich filling in.

    Realistic outlook on DomDom?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Al Bundy: Comes back in 2+ weeks, hits .250 with 8 HRs

  44. RJ says:
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    Need to add some power going forward, can you rank in order for this group Gattis, Uggla, K Johnson, C Carter, and Aramis Ramirez. Looking for RBI and HR, can carry the low AVG that comes with most of these guys. Standard 12 team league, thank you.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @RJ: Pretty clearly Aramis for me.

    • Whiskey Diet says:
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      @RJ: Gattis while he’s hitting.

  45. THE SNOZZ says:
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    Yelich or Lake? ROS

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @THE SNOZZ: Yelich

  46. chillmodious says:
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    I was going to nominate Francisco Cervelli as an entry for the Alfredo Figaro All-Stars, being that he was born in Venezuela and all, but I just read somewhere that he is ‘of Italian descent.’ Aren’t we all, though. Hey, someone call Dennis Hopper in True Romance for an ancestry lesson!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @chillmodious: Dude – love that scene.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @chillmodious: “What happened?”

      “He called the boss a ##%$#^T so he shot him”

      • chillmodious says:
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        @JB Gilpin: “My father was the world heavyweight champion of Sicilian liars. From growing up with him I learned the pantomime.”

        • JB Gilpin

          JB Gilpin says:
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          @chillmodious: There are 47 tells in the human face! (or something like that)

          • chillmodious says:
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            @JB Gilpin: 17. Women have 20. Men have 17.

            :-)

            • JB Gilpin

              JB Gilpin says:
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              @chillmodious: Ahhhh that’s right… Are you secretly Tarantino?

  47. ThaDeez says:
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    Have been trying to deal C.J. Wilson for weeks with NO LUCK. But I don’t mind at this point B-).

    Just trying to get my staff in line for next week, 14 team, h2h points league. He takes on @TEX & vsTOR. I don’t know if I can bench him, especially with 2 starts. What do you kind sirs think about him? Strict streamer, or leaning towards reliable?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @ThaDeez: Never been a big Wilson fan, not quite a strict streamer, but definitely not reliable either. I might bench him for those.

  48. ashtray says:
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    Rank these 7/27 streamers?

    Haren v NYM (17.1)
    Johnson v HOU (16.7)
    Milone v LAA (11.0)
    Harang v MIN (9.4)
    Skaggs v SD (8.7)
    Morton @ MIA (1.7)

    Thanks!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @ashtray: JJ, Milone, Skaggs, Haren, Morton, Harang

  49. poop says:
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    Trade my Pedroia/Bum/Crisp for his Cano/Cespedes/Mauer? Would you do the deal giving Fowler instead of Crisp? Thanks!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @poop: LIke the deal, and yea I’d rather trade Fowler all the hand injuries have me scared and I think Coco gets the AVG back up

  50. dansuggla says:
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    I have an excess of keeps in my h2h. I’m in contention and want to upgrade by trading extra assets.

    12team 5×5, $260, h2h. I can only keep 5, which 5?

    Wainwright 14
    JoFer 10
    Puig 5
    Segura 5
    Machado 19
    Freeman 15
    Wil myers 10
    Aroldis Chapman 9
    D fowler 10

    Appreciate the input from JD and Grey!

    • Tio says:
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      @dansuggla:

      It depends on the scoring format and escalation for next season.

      If it were me, I would keep: Segura, Puig, Myers, Wainwright, JoFer. I ordinarily like Machado but he seems to be priced among the others top 3B based on the current salary.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @dansuggla: I like the top 5 you have listed. Think Machado at a more premium position and well worth keeping over Myers

  51. trick dad says:
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    got offered Howie Kendrick for Granderson. Currently have Rollins at MI, and no real need for Grandy. Take it?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @trick dad: Yea I would

  52. Marti says:
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    Pick 2 to start next week

    1 erasmo vs Baltimore
    2 Hughes vs padres
    3 medlen vs phillies
    4 parker vs Texas

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Marti: Hughes and Parker

  53. Tio says:
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    Trying to catch some SAGNOF lightning in a bottle this weekend…

    Villar or Rajai? Rajai seems to only be playing against lefties and only faces one (Keuchel).

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Tio: I’d still take Rajai though…

    • Whiskey Diet says:
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      @Tio: Villar. Gotta go with the guy playing every day.

  54. mcBlunty says:
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    keeper league, im more than likely not going to make the playoffs so im looking to start seeling pieces for draft picks are the following worthy of holding onto (we can keep up to 7 players, 3 need to be pitchers)

    CC Sabathia
    Matt Cain

    both are having down years, i have more faith in Cain to bounce back next year, do you think CC will bounce back, i can keep both, but just want to hear someones take on the two, i have some younger arms with the likes of G Cole, A Chapman and J Locke

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @mcBlunty: I was gonna say I have more faith in CC to bounce back. He had no spring training coming back from elbow surgery.

  55. Spencer says:
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    I am trying to set my weekend SPs this morning. I checked with SON to get my best options, but who do you personally like the best from these guys each day? League only counts QS, IP, ERA, WHIP, K/9

    Saturday
    J Johnson vs Hou
    Milone vs LAA
    Nova vs TB
    Haren vs NYM

    Sunday
    Cingrani vs LAD
    Hughes vs TB
    Erasmo vs Min
    Cole vs Mia
    Chacin vs Mil

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Spencer: JJ and Cole

  56. Wishing I was Golden says:
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    Medlen was dropped in my 12 team h2h league…I have to drop Erasmo or Gyorko for him, right?

  57. Fungazi says:
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    Safe to lose Sally Perez at this point? I have Gattis and fairly confident no one would rush to grab him if I changed my mind. Want to waiver drop him for Hosmer and bench Rizzo.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Fungazi: Sounds like a worthy series of moves

    • Whiskey Diet says:
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      @Fungazi: I wouldn’t drop Salvy.

  58. Jack says:
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    Looking for a pitcher for my DL spot to help me end of year and playoffs. Please rank these in order of how productive they are when they come off. I am looking for 5×5 H2H quality of starts NOT quantity of starts, so if someone will have less starts because they are coming off later, but probably perform better, he should ranked higher –

    Anderson
    Wandy
    Vogelsong
    McCarthy

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Jack: Vogelsong, Anderson, McCarthy Wandy

      • Jack says:
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        @JB Gilpin: A little surprised you didn’t rank Anderson first he is on a much better team and parks seem equal. Was it because V is in the NL or is Anderson not guaranteed a rotation spot?

        • JB Gilpin

          JB Gilpin says:
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          @Jack: I’m worried Anderson either gets hurt again or is ineffective. I know V-Song wasn’t doing well either but I heard positive reports last time I heard his rehab

  59. Brian says:
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    Would you drop Gallardo for either Peralta, Kendrick, Kazmir, or Stults? I’m tired of this inconsistency. 12 team roto, standard pitching categories. I’m mid table in ERA/WHIP, and lacking in the W department.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Brian: Kazmir. Great starts ahead, stuff looks great

  60. Commish Cauda says:
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    16-team H2H-Points Keeper League

    I have the best record and am cruising to the post season, but I own Harvey (along with Greinke, Bailey, Sale, Parker, Tillman, and Feldman…Start 5), and I’m worried he’ll be shut down right in the middle of my playoffs.

    Do I stand pat with my pitching staff or make one of the following trades?

    Trade Oscar Taveras FOR King Felix
    OR
    Trade Yelich FOR James Shields

    -Taveras can be kept next year for free, and then costs a 13th in 2015, an 8th in 2016 and a 5th in 2017
    -Yelich costs a 13th in 2014, an 8th in 2015 and a 5th in 2016
    -King Felix and James Sheilds would be rentals and CANNOT BE KEPT.

    What say you? Thanks.

    MJC

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Commish Cauda: I like both those deals, even if just for a rental. Probably the Taveras one.

      • Commish Cauda says:
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        @JB Gilpin:

        Thanks…what about this consolation prize that allows me to keep both my young studs:

        Trade Tillman and Parker FOR Latos?

        Latos CANNOT be kept.

        • JB Gilpin

          JB Gilpin says:
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          @Commish Cauda: That one looks good too, don’t see anything too huge from either of those guys moving forward – don’t think either takes a big leap

  61. JASON KATNIP says:
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    Henderson @col
    Perez vs. Tex
    Baflour vs. LAA
    Ziegler vs. SD
    Brothers vs. Mil
    Melancon @MIA
    Janssen vs. HOU

    Pick one to bench please. I have 7 closers and 3 starters need to pitch today with only 9 spots for P.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @JASON KATNIP: It’s like flipping a 7-sided coin. I’d say Perez.

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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      @JASON KATNIP: A closer sit/start question. The dregs.

    • Whiskey Diet says:
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      @JASON KATNIP: Henderson @COL

  62. Sixto Lezcano says:
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    Grey – totally, totally agree about locking the roster when there’s a rain out. Is that as annoying or more annoying than not having the ability to manage your lineup on both ends of a double header? What up with THAT?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Sixto Lezcano: Hah – well for double headers means if your guy did terrible in game 1 you could bench him and get that wiped out, so I get that one…

      • Sixto Lezcano says:
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        @JB Gilpin: Nah, I mean you could start him in Game 1 and bench him in Game 2 before that one starts, or vice versa, but stats for both games would count.

        • JB Gilpin

          JB Gilpin says:
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          @Sixto Lezcano: Hmmm, I don’t think that would work though, would give you even more ABs than the doubleheader guys

          • Teddy Heater says:
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            @JB Gilpin: I want some real time Shizzz, bring forth the real time fantasy league! Are you guys secretly working on that? I figured it’s a possibility because The Hitter-Tron needs some LOVE!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Sixto Lezcano: it freakin sucks… go to my newest post, thanks!

  63. ichirosan says:
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    Somehow, my 20-man dynasty team is killing the league despite having both Verlander AND Kemp. That Goldschmidt trade really saved my life.

  64. Boomer19 says:
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    Free-Byrd! Classic write up again. You should be called Mother Greyesa for holding onto Arenado. I just gave up on him a couple days ago so if he heats up you can call me the cooler. Cheers!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Boomer19: The cooler it will be then!

  65. JASON KATNIP says:
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    Grey,

    EYJR is back in the lineup. Thought you’d like this news meboy.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @JASON KATNIP: But my ankle!!!!!

    • JASON KATNIP says:
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      @JASON KATNIP:

      @GREY JK turns out he is scratched. Shouldn’t be long though for The SAGNOF prince to return.

  66. Doc says:
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    Hosmer or rizzo ROS?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Doc: Hosmer

  67. Win1forthe says:
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    Open roster spot and need help in middle infield….

    three options: Brad Miller, Junior Lake, Jonathan Villar

    not looking for a particular category.

    Thanks.

      • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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        @JB Gilpin: 6 or 7th time that exact question asked in last 3 days. i’m trying to see if opinions have changed.

  68. Doc says:
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    Need steals. Shall I drop bourjos to clear room for Dom brown on the DL so I can snag EY. Looks like he’s starting today. I’m thinkin yea!!!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Doc: Sounds solid!

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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      @Doc: Nah, keep Bourjos in a wasted bench spot, because he’s helping your team so much.

  69. CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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    I once covered a high school girls soccer game for a local paper. I wrote in the article that one of the girls’ strikes “looked good”. My girlfriend read this as me noticing how attractive the actual soccer player was. Because that makes sense to put in a sports article. Anyway, that’s what I thought of with the Brian Wilson tidbit. He’s a good looking man. I could see the confusion.

  70. kingforaday151 says:
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    I’d like to be the first to volunteer my time and accompany Mother Greyesa on a little retreat to a poor Indian village, letting the children drink Fanta Grape from my hands while Grey offers up some 12 Team NL Only advice to them…

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @kingforaday151: I love Fanta Grape! They’d go nuts for it!

  71. IowaCubs says:
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    In a vaccum, who would you rather start on a day to day basis? Jonathan Villar or Nick Franklin?

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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      @IowaCubs: The guy that’s proving himself and filling the stat sheet. (Hint: Franklin)

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @IowaCubs: Definitely Nicky F

  72. Jason says:
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    In a keeper would you rather take Scherzer and puig or cargo and sale?

    Dude is trying to covince me that the upgrade from sale to Scherzer is worth moving cargo. Please settle this minor discrepancy oh great mother greyesa

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Jason: Cargo and Sale. Don’t think it’s too close.

      • Nyuk Nyuk says:
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        @JB Gilpin: Thank you….

        I have now shown this guy 4 fantasy “pert”‘s thoughts. I win the bet.

  73. Tom says:
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    Need steals in my H2H league this week. Was going to stream one hitter for that just for today. None of the following has stolen that much over the last 2 weeks, but Span has a doubleheader where one of the games is against Buck who is horrible at keeping runners from stealing. Hopefuilly Span will play both games. Is he a better pick than Blanco, Dyson (who has seen spotty PT), LeMahieu, or Villar?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Tom: Yea 2 games of Span is worth gambling on him

  74. Fireball Feliz says:
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    My whole league is comprised of Ranger fans. When Berkman (Fat Elvis) was on a tear in April i was flooded with all sorts of good trades offers… and i denied them all foolishly thinking Berkman would put up his 2011 numbers again. Not only did that tub of lard ruin the 2011 WS for me, he also got me excited in my pants like a pre teen at an nsync concert then blew out his knees and hip. Put him in the retirement home already and give us back half of that 10 million dollar check ya big oaf!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Fireball Feliz: Haha yea I woulda traded at the first offer that had anything useful… Poor broken Puma

  75. Jack Full of Hate says:
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    Thank you Mother Greyesa for not pointing out that Harper had a walk off HR, I have had about 20 updates on my phone for Harper hitting his fist career walk off homer…..I think one of them was a software update too. The world is a changing and I think it all has to do with Bryce Harper…..global warming, nope,it’s just the heat coming off Bryce…..really ugly Hybrid cars being cool are his fault, because that’s what Bryce wanted……reality shows about hair, yup, that’s Bryce’s prerogative……advertising gluten free on meat products and convincing people it’s good for, yeah only if you are ALLERGIC to gluten, that too is Bryce Harper. The world revolves around Bryce Harper and we are just here for the ride. You know, i was thinking of painting my Impala, I wonder what color Bryce would like, I’m going to go tweet him now

    • Wake Up says:
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      @Jack Full of Hate: Bryce would like a Homey D. Clown-themed paint job, bro…

  76. Wake Up says:
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    It doesn’t take a hippie to know that we are all related. Pretty closely related, at that, due to large die-offs and bottlenecking in the gene pool. In fact, there is more genetic diversity among fruit flies than human beings. We are also all of African descent. So, anyone who was born in America, is actually African-American.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Wake Up: Well fruit flies generations’ are like 3 days, so obviously they gotta make those eggs happen quickie

      • Wake Up says:
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        @JB Gilpin: plus almost all of them didn’t die off, like people, and they have been around for a lot longer…better examples might be that there is more genetic diversity amongst a group of chimps in a photograph…than there is amongst all the people in Europe…and there is more genetic diversity between Mandela’s tribe in Africa than all other people in the world…not sure why I’m turning into the science guy today…

        • JB Gilpin

          JB Gilpin says:
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          @Wake Up: Geez, human geography 101 – not just a fantasy site!

        • Jack Full of Hate says:
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          @Wake Up: nah, the religion of science is as kooky as the religion of God when it comes to human evolution.

          • Wake Up says:
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            @Jack Full of Hate: haymaker just connected…that’s one of the most ridiculous things I’ve heard in a LONG time!!!

            • Jack Full of Hate says:
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              @Wake Up: hahaha, I like to stir things up with the science quacks, between carbon dating BS and the impenetrable walls of academia and their protectionist stance on what they have “proven”, I say you be the crazy sheep

              • Wake Up says:
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                @Jack Full of Hate: I know you like to stir things up…nothing wrong with that…but saying the religion of science only makes you sound ignorant…because you either don’t know the def. of science or the def. of religion…or both…

                I don’t think anything is impenetrable…the more questions the better…question away…question everything!

                testing DNA and studying genetic diversity is pretty straightforward stuff…to equate it somehow with the religion of god, is not stirring me up…just making you look foolish…

                • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                  @Wake Up: I call it the religion of science because the belief/ faith in it being the be all end all in it’s present state is what makes it kind of crazy, just like religion. I get the DNA and genetics study is very interesting stuff that I have no problem with, it’s when we get into the evolutionary discussion of modern humans that gets a little dicey. Breaking us down to molecular levels and studying our DNA is pretty fascinating stuff, but in addressing the a-holes who stand behind science with blind faith, I say those guys sound as crazy as the christian fundamentalists. The thing with science is it changes, especially medicine, I have unfortunately seen doctors who have their heads so far up their textbook asses they can’t think outside that book, and are wrong, but hey, that’s science. I will always look at certain plates of knowledge they serve with skepticism and weariness, but that’s me. I think it’s foolish to think the truth is what we get served and that the naysayers are crazy, because I guarantee you there are grains of truth from both sides, it’s who is in control of the authorities that gets treated with praise while the others are labeled crazy. As they say History is written by the victors and in some realms of science the same thing applies.

                • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                  @Wake Up: I like this discussion

                  • Wake Up says:
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                    @Jack Full of Hate: completely agree with you that we should always look at everything with skepticism and question everything always…any good scientist would agree with us as well…the scientific method after all is setup to be questioned…to try to disprove…even good religious people accept questioning…the Dalai Lama, for one, says don’t just take it on faith, question everything…whether you are following evolution or the creation story, either way we all are related right? Gotta run…making up a set list for tonight…

                    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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                      @Wake Up: religion of science isn’t a misnomer, just means one’s belief stucture is in fact that of the scientific method. Which is good since the point of it is to rule out what isn’t true. Never claims it’s found the “right, correct” thing. Only lesser and lesser “wrong, untrue” things. Belief in the sense of method of acting, how one’s mindset allows decisions, i.e. pragmatism.

  77. Dan says:
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    What are your thoughts on Wil Myers. Is it time to sell high right now, or do you think he is going to keep up his current pace?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Dan: A little unsustainable, if you could sell in a redraft for someone solid, I would

  78. FMFBL says:
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    when are we dropping Rizzo in redraft leagues?

    • Whiskey Diet says:
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      @FMFBL: Late August

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @FMFBL: Probably never, I know he’s been brutal though

      • FMFBL says:
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        @JB Gilpin: thanks for the gut check. i’m platooning him but even with that it’s hard to watch him eat up a bench spot.

  79. What awesome timing trading Dom Brown for Cliffly on Monday. I almost feel bad for the other guy!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Elijah: Nice!

  80. Sniff Test says:
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    Would you rather spend a waiver on Eaton or Viciedo?

  81. AJ says:
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    Any idea if Xander Bogaerts gets called up this year?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @AJ: I would think so, probably Sept. with roster expansions

  82. D. Jackson says:
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    Advice on sit/start next week, can only start two of the following:

    C.C.: @SD
    W. Peralta: @ChC
    CJ Wilson: @TX, vs TOR
    Colon: vs TOR

    Wily P. seems an obvious sit candidate, but he’s also been hot and has the softest matchup.

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @D. Jackson: Kinda want to see how Peralta does tonight. Don’t like Wilson at all in those. CC and Colon – the fatties (well Wily is big too, but meh)

  83. Jack says:
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    Pick 2 of the following SPs for me. I lead by a good margin in ERA and Whip in current H2H matchup, but I could use wins. SON ranks following for Saturday and Sunday in terms of wins (win percentage in parentheses).

    Taylor Jordan vNYN(Ctorres) (.43)
    Todd Redmond vHOU (Cosart) (.42)
    Josh Johnson vHou (Keuchel) (.41)
    Porcello vPHI (Pettibone) (.40)
    Skaggs vSD (Cashner) (.40),
    Morton @MIA (Koehler) (.38)

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Jack: Porcello and JJ

  84. Andrew says:
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    Ervin Santana vs Josh Donaldson. Who ya got?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Andrew: Depends on needs, probably Donaldson, if one were to just fall off completely, bigger chance it’s big Erv

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Donaldson

  85. TheGoods says:
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    I need an OF to replace Ozuna. Can you rank these? Marisnick, Ruf, David Murph, Mayberry?

    Also SP Hanson or Carlos Torres for this weekend?

    Thanks!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @TheGoods: Murphy – I know not doing great but believe in him the most. Hanson

      • TheGoods says:
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        @JB Gilpin: Thanks, exactly what i was thinking

        • JB Gilpin

          JB Gilpin says:
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          @TheGoods: Great minds!

  86. J-Dubber says:
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    JB – What’s the ETA for Aramis back in the Brew Crew Lineup?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @J-Dubber: Last I heard it would be at least 10 days and that was a little while ago. But he may skip rehab assignment – did that earlier this year. Best guess, still two weeks out, no reason to rush him.

  87. THE SNOZZ says:
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    ERIC Youg Jr or Yelich ROS?

    10 team roto so looking for all around stats but speed is a plus. I have no idea if Yelich is a steals guy or not?

    Thanks man

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @THE SNOZZ: If speed is a plus I’d stick with EY. Yelich did steal early in the Minors, but only 5 in 193 ABs in AA this year.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yelich

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Sky: Yikes…

      • Sky

        Sky says:
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        And here we thought we’d get replaced by the spin cylce. Now it’ll be spin-cycling class.

        • JB Gilpin

          JB Gilpin says:
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          @Sky: That’s a class I’d skip

          • Sky

            Sky says:
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            Just bring your camcorder and your popcorn. You know the one. With the hole in the bottom.

          • Sky

            Sky says:
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            Only partially. The other blame goes to Whirl pool and their quality products.

            • Jack Full of Hate says:
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              @Sky: I take it the wife does her laundry with a Whirlpool?

              • Sky

                Sky says:
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                Haha, of course!

  88. LagunaBobbyI says:
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    Apologies for the very broad question, but in general where would you rank Braun for the next 3 seasons (excluding rest of this year)? Top 10? Top 20? Top 50?

    Also, for next 4-5 years (excluding rest of this year), please rank, W Myers, Hosmer, Profar. Am out of it in my keeper league so attempting to position myself for the future. Thank you for feedback

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @LagunaBobbyI: Top 20. Threat of nagging injuries scares me. Profar (position scarcity) Myers Hosmer.

  89. Drexel Hill Dragons says:
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    Grey,

    Do you like Porcello or Ogando better ROS (5×5 H2H)?

    In another league (H2H points) who do you like best short term (maybe longer):
    Porcello (vs. PHI, vs. CHW)
    Wei Yin Chen (vs. HOU, vs. SEA)
    De La Rosa (@ ATL, @ PIT)
    Lohse (@ CHC, vs. WAS)

    Thanks!

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Drexel Hill Dragons: Def Porcello – Grey will probably agree. Might go Lohse in the short term there.

  90. Merc Jobson says:
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    I am in a dynasty league i have tulo, and ive been offered bogaerts. I dont care if bogaerts moves off ss, well a little. I do have a villa by the lake with a pig. Thoughts?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Merc Jobson: Def gotta hold Tulo

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Don’t know what you’re asking

  91. agarthered says:
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    Sit Minor vs Cards?

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @agarthered: Nah I think you gotta roll him

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  92. Natural Born Champs says:
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    King F or Harper in keepers league?
    Thanks

  93. Steve says:
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    Need your help, who to start tomorrow. I’m mostly interested in strike outs for this start.

    Gee @ Wash OR
    Skaggs home vs SD

    • JB Gilpin

      JB Gilpin says:
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      @Steve: I’d go Skaggs then

      • JoeG says:
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        @JB Gilpin:
        But, do you think Gee will have a better game?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gee

  94. Di Ro says:
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    Keeper League trade with quite a few more years left, which do you like more; Kemp and CC or Justin Upton and Bogaerts.

    I don’t really need Upton for my OF but would love Bogaerts for the future.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Upton

  95. Goldschmidt On Her Chest says:
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    As of right now I have Segura at SS and M. Carpenter at 2nd with Kendrick on my bench. Thinkin of dropping Kendrick for Nick Franklin with him having mulp position eligibility for off days and such. Kendrick only sees the field on off days as is for my team anyway. Stupid or go for it?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  96. FMFBL says:
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    first – you guys rock for doing this. thanks, margaritas on me!

    second – i sold Price and Max to rebuild for next year. QS league and I’m looking for guys that can fill in the holes, i know that kind of quality won’t be there but i’m more looking for guys that won’t drag my ERA/WHIP thru the mud and provide me with some QS. any of these or others in this tier you like ROS for a quality starts league? Thanks!
    Arroyo
    Porcello
    Kazmir
    Quintana
    Peralta

    • FMFBL says:
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      @FMFBL: thoughts on Nova?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Porcello

  97. FMFBL says:
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    just realized i said “quality starts” about 3 doz times in that question, my bad!

    • chillmodious says:
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      @FMFBL: Change it up. Mix in a “stality quarts” once in a while! :-)

      • FMFBL says:
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        @chillmodious: sounds dirty. i like it!

  98. Mike says:
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    Too damn funny …

    It’s a real life Cocoon in the Bronx.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hehe

  99. Fish says:
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    Hey Grey,

    in H2H yahoo + hits + OPS, just got offered Bautista/Marte for my Mccutchen. I have Matt Adams on the team so this seems like a perfect way to drop Adams and fill his slot with an improved player, even if Mccutchen’s spot drops a bit. What say you?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds solid

  100. Vottomatic says:
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    @Grey: I’m preparing to make a trade offer in a 12 team mixed auction league with keepers. I’m going to offer B.J Upton and Shelby Miller for The Choo Choo train and David Price. I’m preparing to make a run at a championship and my potential trade partner is long out of contention. I also have a very large pool of potential keepers I drafted cheap (Machado, Myers, and Segura). Miller would be a possible keeper too if I don’t move but I can only have 2 keepers. Do you think this is a fair offer?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds good for you

  101. bossmanjunior says:
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    Ryu and Lincecum dropped in my league, which moves do I make? Thanks!

    My staff: Bumgardner, Harvey, Garza, Lester, Miller, Kluber, Parker, Erasmo, Ogando

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Erasmo for Ryu

      • Sixto Lezcano says:
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        @Grey: Not giving up on Erasmo yet!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          God bless!

  102. Fish says:
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    In a standard Yahoo H2H, I just got offered Pujols for Adam Jones. I have Hosmer at 1B and current Util/Bench of Kelly Johnson, Matt Adams, and Rajai. I need to make a waiver add for Matt Adams anyway, my question is, is it worth losing Adam Jones from my OF to improve my Utility spot for the ROS?

    Thanks Grey!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  103. choplanta says:
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    A Cabrera/gyorko- ros

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Asdrubal

  104. Grey

    Grey says:
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    ******THERE’S A NEW POST FOR FOLLOWUPS************

  105. ManuteBologna says:
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    How are you feeling about Medlen? Does he turn it around? I’m 9th place in ERA / WHIP. I’ve recently revamped my pitching with some additions and currently stand with

    SP: Yu, Moore, Hamels, Samardzija, Peavy, JoFer, Cingrani, Medlen
    RP: Chapman, Parnell, Frieri, Brothers

    I’ve got no bench (stashed Granderson on DL) since I’ve stacked up so many pitchers to try and catch up. Would be nice to have a bench bat, is Medlen droppable though?

    Waiver bats would be guys like Gattis, Quentin, Frazier or a streamer spot for the likes of Kluber, Erasmo, Milone, Griffin (or Cobb when he gets back)

  106. Grey

    Grey says:
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    ******THERE’S A NEW POST FOR FOLLOWUPS FOR ME***********

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