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All the time in Los Angeles I’ll see older women who have had way too much plastic surgery.  Trying to hold on to their youth.  It’s sad.  It’s a never-ending cycle too.  One older woman gets her face done, then her friends are pressured to do the same.  But never, and I mean never, have I seen someone get plastic surgery then try to rearrange someone else’s face.  Yesterday, was the first time I’ve seen it as past nose job recipient (Niese) tried to fix up Jason Heyward‘s schnoz.   Jon Niese is a danger to himself and others.  What if your proboscis is walking along the street and you run into Niese?  If he doesn’t feel it’s worthy of his new nasal perfection, he will punch you in the face.  God forbid he ever runs into Barbara Streisand.  Heyward ducked at the last second and took the brunt of the pitch off the ear flap and jaw, but he’s still gonna be out for the better part of the season, maybe returning for the last week to tune up for the playoffs.  Not your H2H playoffs, the Braves playoffs.  In his stead, B.J. Upton, Jordan Schafer and Evan Gattis.  Because they’ll all be sharing time, it’s hard to say there’s one guy that gets a boost in value.  Anyway, here’s what else I saw yesterday in fantasy baseball:

Jon Niese – 7 IP, 1 ER, 8 baserunners, 9 Ks.   I’m sure everyone is scared to face Niese now.  Literally!  Niese has been solid in two of his three starts since returning from the DL.  I still don’t trust him, but the Stream-o-Nator likes him in his next start vs. the Phils, and I could see using him there.

Josh Satin – 2-for-4 with a homer.  Satin is the other half of the Mets 1st base platoon, and the one that is glossy on front and dull on the back.

Daniel Murphy – 2-for-4 with his 16th steal and has 10 homers to go with that.  With much consternation (no idea what that means), I’ll admit Daniel Murphy has been a more than solid option all year.  I’m glad Rudy drafted him in our leagues for middle infield (not glad it was at the expense of Segura).

Justin Upton – Sat out again, but the Braves said it’s no big deal.  I’d tend to agree if it wasn’t a month that started with an A.  This is go-time for Upton!

Chris Johnson – 1-for-5, 3 RBIs and his 10th homer.  It’s like a super heavyweight fight for the batting title!  Okay, maybe like a super featherweight fight…. Okay, it’s a fight between two people in motorized scooters in Wal-Mart trying to get to the Pop Tarts.  But a fight nevertheless!

Alex Wood – 6 IP, 1 ER, 8 baserunners, 4 Ks, lowering his ERA to 2.50.  Not sure what’s scarier, the fact that Wood is doing better than what he did in the minors, or the fact that in the minors he had a 9+ K-rate and a 1.80 ERA, so it’s not like he was bad.  He’s cut his walks in the majors, and has been overpowering, to say the least.  Okay, to say the least would be saying nothing, but you catch the drift.  His xFIP is 2.81 so it’s not like it’s smoke and mirrors, and I’d be thrilled with owning Wood in every single league.

Andrelton Simmons – 3-for-4 with a run.  What do you think he’s batting?  Nope, lower.  Nah, lower still.  No, not .118, c’mon, is that a real guess?  He’s batting .246.  That’s surprising, isn’t it?  Maybe he had his alien friends brainwash me to think he was doing better.  Stupid aliens!

Brandon McCarthy – 2 1/3 IP, 7 ER, ERA up to 5.44.  He’s just lucky he doesn’t have a Nazi surname or he’d be shipped out of town so quickly.

Brad Ziegler – 2/3 IP, 2 ER.  Kazaam!

Adam Eaton – 1-for-4 and his 2nd homer in the last eight days, which is a week in Liverpool.  If I called Eaton a hot schmotato, it would be more because I want him to be one.  I don’t think he’s quite there yet, but I’m watching him like a cyclops with a monocle.

Gerardo Parra – 2-for-5 with his 9th homer.  He also feels like he’s on the precipice of getting hot.  Look at Grey and his fifty cent words!

Shin-Soo Choo – 4-for-5, 3 runs, 3 RBIs.  Let me guess, it was against a weak righty?  Shin-Soo Predictable.

Ian Kennedy – 7 IP, 0 ER, 7 baserunners, 8 Ks.  Where was this start last time out?!  Eh, as my childhood Polish neighbor would say, what can do?  I’d continue to start Kennedy every time out in Petco and not touch him in road games.  Around these parts, they call that a Hodgepadre.

Dayan Viciedo – 3-for-4, 4 RBIs and his 2nd homer in the last four days.  Hot schmotato alert!  Grab him right now for his hot streak that usually lasts about a week to ten days.

Andre Rienzo – 6 IP, 2 ER, 8 baserunners, 5 Ks.  Solid start–Whatevs, he gets the Astros next and I’ve already set my iCal to pick him up in five days.  Right, Siri? “Yes, Grey, I found five locations in your area that sell Ronzoni pasta.”

Anthony Rizzo – 3-for-4, 3 RBIs and two homers (19, 20).  I know he’s been less than ideal, but I’m gonna love him again next year.  He catches a good couple of months and a 35-homer, .260 season is very possible.   What can I say, chicks and Grey dig the long ball.

Junior Lake – 2-for-5, 1 run, and getting smoking hot again.  Run to the waiver wire and grab him, and that I’d call Junior sprints.

Ryan Zimmerman – 2-for-5, 1 run, 1 RBI.  Now, this schmohawk, I’m done with him.  When I’m praying for 25 homers from a 3rd baseman and they come up ten short of that.  Zimmerman, we had some good times, a whole lot of bad times, and lose my number.  You suck.

Matt Moore – Tossed a 69-pitch session yesterday.  Hmm, interesting number to stop on.  Do we know for sure what he was tossing?

Jeremy Hellickson – 4 1/3 IP, 3 ER as his ERA goes up to 5.01.  If you were to get someone from another planet, let’s say one of Andrelton’s cousins, and you were to show them only comments made on this site about Hellickson, they would be totally lost unless you explained to them everything about fantasy baseball, but if you were to do that too, they’d think Hellickson was a solid starter.  “Grey, your mustache makes my heart skip a beat, but who do you like out of these guys:  Wheeler, Salazar or Hellickson?”  What’s the fascination with Hellickson?  For serious.

Justin Masterson – 6 2/3 IP, 1 ER, 10 baserunners, 7 Ks, lowering his ERA to 3.50.  Some people yesterday were guessing who was going to be next year’s Scherzer.  Masterson won’t be that good on Ks, but he will be someone I’ll look to for all my teams.  His K-rate is great and his xFIP is 3.31.  That’s the makings of a strong number two.

Victor Martinez – 2-for-4, 1 RBI.  Could be used this weekend as a catcher.  It’s just contingent on whether or not major league baseball will let him use a folding chair.

Miguel Cabrera – 1-for-4, 3 RBIs.  Rumors went out yesterday that he might miss this game due to wincing after he swung at a pitch the previous night.  He might’ve just winced when hearing Prince say, “Have I told you how long meat sits in your colon?”  Leave us alone, vegetarians!

Austin Jackson – 3-for-5, 2 runs.  He has six steals on the year.  He’s got lightning quick speed, but he doesn’t ever run.  There should be a glossary term for guys like this.  They’re fast, but they just don’t run.  Please make suggestions in the comments.  Thanks!

Giancarlo Stanton – 2-for-4 and his 16th homer and 3rd in the last 5 games.  It’s a tall order, but I wouldn’t be shocked if he ends the year with 27 to 30 homers.  When he gets in a groove, 12 homers in a month isn’t out of the question.  At least that’s what my Trapper Keeper says under Giancarlo’s name, which is in a heart.

Nate Eovaldi – 7 IP, 2 ER, 8 baserunners, 5 Ks.  Not a bad start, but he goes on the road for his next start (vs. the Nats), and Captain EOvaldi isn’t recommended outside of Florida.

Zack Greinke – 8 IP, 1 ER, 6 baserunners, 7 Ks, as his ERA drops to 2.91.  I picture Greinke as John C. Reily in Boogie Nights in the recording studio and Carlos Quentin runs in and Greinke starts screaming, “The magic that is on the mound.  That heart and soul that I put onto the mound, that is mine and you don’t own that!”

Jason Castro – 2-for-3, 3 runs and his 15th homer.  You ever feel like this, you have a player sucking so bad (Salvador Perez) that anything you get from his replacement feels like a grand slam in the ninth inning to win the World Series.  Castro, you make me euphoric.

R.A. Dickey – 8 IP, 4 ER, 8 baserunners, 9 Ks as he returned to the other borough in New York.  He was pitching well, but a late homer by none other than the Zombino, Alfonso Soriano, knocked some of the shine off Dickey.  Might be for the best, a shiny Dickey just raises questions.

Tommy Hunter – 1 IP, 0 ER, 0 baserunners and got the save.  There’s a new closer for the O’s, a letter that also matches his body shape, so it works for me.  Baltimore is going to say all the right things about Jim Johnson:  he just needs some time to get his head right, he just needs some rest, he just needs to stop giving up so many effin’ baserunners.  K-Rod’s been battling his own personal demons, so Hunter is the man to grab.  Using two hands is probably best.

Chris Davis – 1-for-3, 2 runs and the slam (499) and legs (1), which makes him the first player to have a combined 500 between homers and steals in a season.

Adam Jones – 2-for-4, 2 RBIs and a slam (26) and legs (12).  Hotdam Jones!

Rafael Betancourt – 1/3 IP, 2 ER for the ugly blown save.  If they weren’t in Philly for the walk-off win, Betancourt could still be out there trying to get out Erik Kratz.  Can I take back what I said yesterday about not being my Brothers keeper?  Sure, I can.  I’ll just go edit that post.  Okay, back!  I think Betancourt gets more rope than one blown save, but Brothers was capable and could slide back in there with another blown save or two.  Worth stashing him if you’re desperate.

Wilin Rosario – 1-for-4 and his 19th homer and 2nd homer in as many days.  We should have a new t-shirt (in addition to our other shirts) that reads, “Rosario hits homers, while Salvador Perez counts rosaries.”

Hisashi Iwakuma – 7 IP, 3 ER, 9 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA is at 2.98.  Hisashi my dashi — slurp– Actually, this wasn’t that slurp-worthy of a start.  This was like when you’re going to town on a bowl of pho and you get a spoon full of jalapenos and cilantro.  It’s okay, but you’re better off spitting that back in the broth.  Those are for flavoring.  I’m classy!

Brad Miller – 1-for-5 and his 5th homer.  Is it weird that I’m excited about having two Mariner infielders on my teams for next year?  Can they move the fences in again at Safeco this offseason?  You know, to be safe, uh, co.

Mike Morse – 2-for-4 with his 13th homer, which broke an 0-for-16 stretch.  Member when you dropped Domonic Brown for Mike Morse in April?  Oops!

Brandon Moss – 1-for-3 and his 20th homer, his 2nd homer in as many games started (3 games total).  Pretty amazing how hot he can stay while being platooned.  Sure, not amazing like the Asian man with 4-foot long fingernails that curl around, but amazing still.

Roy Halladay – Will make his next start at AA.  In attendance will be Miguel Cabrera, Yovani Gallardo and Dr. Drew.

Xander Bogaerts – 0-for-1.  I get it; the minor league season is ending soon so it’s not like Bogaerts would be playing for much longer there anyway, but the benching of him yesterday vs. a lefty is unconscionable, if that means what I think it does and not an adjective to describe someone in a coma.  To add insult to injury, Middlebrooks (1-for-3, 2 runs, 2 RBIs) and Drew (1-for-5, 3 RBIs) both homered.  I’d drop Bogaerts in redraft leagues, no reason to wait longer if he’s being benched vs. Baked Zito.

Felix Doubront – 8 IP, 1 ER, 6 baserunners, 3 Ks.  His previous two starts weren’t good vs. the Yanks and Royals and he gets the O’s next, which isn’t great for Doubront, the creator of The Walking Dead and The Green Mile.

Jacoby Ellsbury – 3-for-4, 2 runs and his 46th steal.  Can I already not draft him for next year?  Actually, I can since I’m not drafting for 2014 for another six months.  Next year, I’ll be drafting as a married man!  Ugh, I just got violent sweats and pooped my pants.  That’s natural, right?

Edward Mujica – Got the save yesterday, but is nursing shoulder soreness.  <sarcasm>Well, that sounds terrific.</sarcasm>  In any self-respecting league, Rosenthal is already owned, but if he’s not, I’d make your league a little more self-respecting and grab him.

Jake Westbrook – 4 2/3 IP, 4 ER.  The Cardinals boos heard yesterday were from the fans, because The Ghost of Dave Duncan took off his sheet with eye holes and has left the building.

Allen Craig – 2-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 12th homer.  The Cardinal players are gonna be a landmine in next year’s drafts if they don’t continue to stack their stat sheets with counting stats.  When looking at just their power and speed, none jump out, but just about all of them have been valuable.  This was brought to you by Boring But True.

Carlos Beltran – 2 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 22nd homer.  Deuces are wild!  Which is different than the Scott Disick hosted show, Douches Are Wild on E!

Aramis Ramirez – 2-for-3, 2 runs, 3 RBIs and his 7th homer.  That’s his 2nd homer in the last three games and, I’d be (Ar)amiss, if I didn’t say it looks like there’s some light at the end of his career, er, tunnel.

Khris Davis – 3-for-4, 1 run.  Has continued to hit since I highlighted him the other day, as he’s hitting over .400 in the last week.  Grab him; he’s right next to Rolph Lauren’s Rolo and Versucci on the shady guy’s table on Canal Street.

Logan Schafer – 2-for-3 and his 3rd homer; the Hitter-Tron loved this one, too.  I almost picked him up for the batty call, but I held onto Daniel Nava instead (he’s hitting .500+ over the last week).  Of course, Nava didn’t play.  So Schafer was the one outfielder to have when you’re having more than one.

Tom Gorzelanny – 3 2/3 IP, 7 ER.  Fun fact!  The woman that watches his kids calls herself the Gorzenanny.

  1. Hondo says:
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    Austin Jackson- Flash Boredom

    • Prezi says:
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      @Hondo: very nice. Thats gonna be tough to beat!

    • kingforaday151 says:
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      @Hondo: Filthy Flash

    • Dolemite says:
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      @Hondo:
      Ceased Lightning

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Hondo: Wow, very nice… Way to take the first comment and make it matter!

      • matt says:
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        @Grey: Austin Jackson is a Usain.. Nope

  2. gareth says:
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    Hopefully freddie freeman won’t get burned by irate fans and start wearing red and black sweaters.

    • Prezi says:
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      @gareth: meoww.

  3. Feeding the Abscess

    Feeding the Abscess says:
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    Inaction Jackson

    Digging all the new tools and features of the site. Good work, Grey!

  4. SpeedyJohn says:
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    SAG-not

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @SpeedyJohn: Easy and clean…I like it… Will put it in the running…

  5. cheerio says:
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    Austin Jackson – Koala

    They sleep the most of any animal, up to 22 hours per day, but are as quick as a rabbit.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @cheerio: Ha… I like Flash Boredom and Sag-not better…

  6. bossmanjunior says:
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    Constipated Sprinter
    Pepto-Dismal
    Usain Bolted Down

  7. bossmanjunior says:
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    Should Raja be playing every day with Batista and Rasmus on the DL?

    Drop Schierholtz for Moss? Hitter-tron has a hard on for Moss this week.

  8. Mark Whiten..They called him ‘big hitten Whiten, when he started to suck, I came up with Mark ‘I wish I was hitten Whiten..

  9. bossmanjunior says:
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    I heard that guy is fast but he plays more like Ton-D.M.C.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @bossmanjunior: I like Flash Boredom and Sag-not better…

  10. Travis says:
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    What point do we start worrying about Rafael Soriano? 3hits last night in a non save, hasn’t had a clean inning sine the 13th? I’m tempted to add Tommy Hunter (temporary til Grilli comes back) but not sure of Soriano or who to drop. My other closers are Farquad, Chapman, De La Rosa and Grilli. My only droppable starter would be Beachy (also got Price, Starsburg, Moore, Cobb, Minor). Less concerned about getting more saves, but my ratios are getting crushed.

    • @Travis: I would not cut anybody for Hunter from your squad, just bench Soriano until he figures it out again. Grilli should be back soon enough..

    • Grey's Goatee says:
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      @Travis:

      I’d lose DLR. It looks as if Frieri may have the job once again.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Travis: I agree with above, I’d benched Soriano and hold otherwise

  11. smoketnt says:
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    8×8 where I can keep 5 doods forever. George Springer worth a stash to see if he rakes? Picked up Billy Hamilton, but in a 8×8, meh.

  12. G says:
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    Drop headley for lake as my backup 3b/utility option?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @G: Yup

  13. Mr. Rickey says:
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    Arenado or Khris?

  14. trick dad says:
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    Usain Hault

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @trick dad: Not bad…I like Flash Boredom and Sag-not better…

      • matt says:
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        @Grey: thought I would have the only usain ref. Haha guess not

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha, nope

  15. Emporers monkey says:
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    I hope Jon Niese’s butthole rots out.

  16. Ed H. says:
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    Austin Jackson=Stoneshoes Jackson (Stonewall Jackson, get it?)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Ed H.: Ha! Not bad, I’ll put it in the running…(Pun noted)

  17. Zimmer says:
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    Guys like Austin Jackson are either:
    “on hunger strike” – ie not using their bread ‘n’ butter while they fast
    “pulling a Seinfeld” – ie “I choose not to run!”

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Zimmer: I like Flash Boredom, Stoneshoes Jackson and Sag-not better…

  18. Jim says:
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    It’s a short day….

    • costaricanchata says:
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      @Jim:

      QUICK GRAY …. pick up pierz !!

      oops .
      rangers aren’t scheduled .
      youtube.com/watch?v=r7noSTPukX8

  19. Josh Freeman says:
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    I need a streamer for next week. Cole with 2 home starts or Niese PHI, @WAS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Josh Freeman: No idea who Cole goes against, what does Stream-o-Nator say?

  20. Robadob says:
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    In a keeper league with me in a playoff hunt fighting for the bye and my concerns are power and RBI would you recommend eaton or Khris Davis?

    • costaricanchata says:
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      @Robadob:

      soft-toss .

  21. stynyr says:
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    Hi Grey,

    I’ve got a tough decision on my hands. Rizzo is a FA. I’d like to add him and possibly keep him for next season. I’m in 3rd and have at least a decent shot at winning the whole fuckin’ thing. I was thinking I would drop either Kazmir or Byrd for Rizzo. Byrd seems most logical but he has been killing it. Then I thought about Kazmir who has not been killing it but, with Harvey and Fernandez probably getting shut down, I would need him. What do you think?

    10-team (2 division), H2H, 5×5, keeping 5
    c-Pierszinski
    1b-Cuddyer
    2b-Hill
    3b-Longoria
    ss-Reyes
    of-Werth,Jennings, Choo
    util-Byrd
    util-Alex Gordon
    sp-Kershaw, Harvey, Minor, Bailey, Ryu, Jose Fernandez, Garza, Kazmir
    rp-Soriano, Janssen, Holland
    dl-CarGo, Moore
    n/a-Braun

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @stynyr: Kazmir is a headache, I’d lose him

  22. A Hill O' Beans says:
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    I always thought we called guys who were fast but didn’t run Dexter Fowler……….or was that just specific to one guy?

  23. cdonald17 says:
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    Nick Franklin, Castro, Asdrubal, or Simmons @ SS ROS? Thanks!

  24. BERK says:
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    Run shy?

    • CT Old School says:
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      @BERK: I like!

    • Ed H. says:
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      @BERK: Good one

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @BERK: Nice, I’ll put it in the running with Flash Boredome, SAG-not and Stoneshoes

  25. Blue says:
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    What do I do with J. Zimmerman in a keeper. Is he droppable?

  26. The Strolg says:
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    1. Our hand has never lost its skill!
    2. Watching you go back to Zimmerman after last year was like watching a friend go back to an old girlfriend you know is going to shaft him.
    3. ‘There is no God!’
    4. When drafting while married, make sure to turn phone off.

  27. Steve Stevenson says:
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    Had a roster crunch and had to drop Rosenthal a week ago. I own Johnson and Hunter–drop Johnson to get Rosie back?

    Farquhar over Mujica?

  28. AP says:
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    Rundignant…..?

    Shun the Run….?

    Runounce….?

    (Flash Boredom is perfect though……)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @AP: Not bad choices…I like some above better

  29. aslk12 says:
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    Prefer Rendon, Arenado, or Middlebrooks ROS?

  30. TheNewGuy says:
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    Drop the not-so-great Dane (De la Rosa)? Think hes more agita than hes worth.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @TheNewGuy: Sure, if you don’t need saves

      • TheNewGuy says:
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        @Grey: I do, but he’s the co-closer and well he’s not very good.

        • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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          @TheNewGuy: Good job

  31. tentoes says:
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    I’ll throw my ring in the hat:
    Sleeping cheetah
    Stealworker’s strike

    All things being equal would you rather roster the Ruf or Khris “Chinatown” Davis?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @tentoes: Stealworker’s strike is solid, but I think there’s some better above… Davis

  32. The Lawn Wranglers says:
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    Hey Grey, for the Austin Jackson commentary:

    Feldman- A person who lives fast but isn’t going anywhere anymore.

    Thanks!

    • The Lawn Wranglers says:
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      *a person who is supposed to be living fast but isn’t going anywhere anymore.

      • The Lawn Wranglers says:
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        @Grey: Agreed. Drop Zimmerman for Arroyo ROS? Thanks!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nope

  33. Aconstipatedmonkey says:
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    Speed lemon?

  34. bool says:
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    Jackson Jacksoff

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @bool: Hehe, I think we have better

      • bool says:
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        @Grey: This one was just for a laugh. I didn’t think it was G-rated enough.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Hehe, gotcha

  35. Jim says:
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    Guy that’s fast but doesn’t run and pisses you off. “The fast and the scurrilous”, sorry for the rip off Mr. Diesel.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Jim: Ha, I think we have better

  36. Pete says:
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    Was hoping Xander would be a SS boost but nothing doing. Castro is my other guy who is as good as poop. Jeter a good DL stash for H2H playoffs that start in 2 weeks in my points league?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Pete: If you have an open DL spot, sure… I wouldn’t count on him for anything though

  37. L-Boogie says:
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    “Here he comes. Here comes Speed Waster.”

  38. Blah says:
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    I vote for Flash Boredom, Speed Lemon, and Ceased Lightning. SAG-not works too I guess…I’ll throw in Chevy Nova. If I have to explain it, forget it.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Blah: Ha, I think we have better

  39. royce! says:
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    So many Qs for my h2h team. Villar or Beckham? Lake or K. Davis? Ruiz or Ramos? Dane de la Rosa or Hunter?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @royce!: Beckham…Davis…Ramos…Hunter

    • Carnac says:
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      @royce!: floor wax or desert topping?

      • royce! says:
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        @Carnac: Why not both? It’s durable and delicious.

    • costaricanchata says:
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      @Bert Ernie:

      nice .
      a memory from back in the day , when mel parnell announced red sox games .

  40. Boy Wonder says:
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    I’m going to murder Jake Arrieta. But then again, I’m a moron for starting him yesterday. Ugh… -_- wait i meant, -_____-

  41. CT Old School says:
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    I thought Speedy GotNoLegz had a chance until I read Run Shy.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @CT Old School: Ha, I like it… Damn, there’s a lot of good ones today

  42. JFK says:
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    What to do on a short day when there’s not enough baseball?
    3 spots left in my RCL FFB league with the draft taking place this evening (if we get enough teams)…join up!
    http://football.razzball.com/2013-razzball-football-commenter-leagues

    On a side note, what do you think are the long-term prospects for these closers:
    -Lord Farquhar – ends this season and starts next season as the M’s closer?
    -Hawkins – ends this season as the closer, but gives way to Parnell next season?
    -Mujica – ends this season on the DL and gets another one-year deal, or does he give way to Rosenthal as the Cards’ closer next season and sign somewhere else? or does Motte come back and take the role?
    -Brothers – ends this season and starts next season as the Rox closer?

    In a keeper where closers are worth their weight in iridium, would you hold onto any of these guys? (They would all be 21st rounders.)
    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @JFK: Farquhar – unlikely… Hawkins — yes, Mujica — Rosenthal is the closer — Brothers — 50/50…I’d hold Rosenthal

      • JFK says:
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        @Grey:

        Nice – thanks for the rundown!
        Do you see Matt Carpenter, Jonathan Lucroy or Addison Reed being a top 5 player in any of their respective positions next season?
        Trying to decide who to keep…

        Only two spots left in my RCL FFB league…come get some!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sure, they could be… They are this year…

  43. Jon says:
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    Sit/start:

    Medlen @ STL
    Tillman vs OAK
    Zimmermann @ KC
    Cobb vs NYY
    Porcello @ NYM

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Jon: Medlen — depends on league size, start, start, start, start

  44. Dynamite Dan says:
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    Should I drop Bogaerts for Junior Lake?

    I need to drop a Pitcher to Stream this week.

    Should I drop Ross or Salazar?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Dynamite Dan: Yes… Ross vs. Salazar — what are their next starts?

      • Dynamite Dan says:
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        @Grey:

        Salazar @ Atl on Tuesday

        Ross @ Ari on Monday (I he even a good 2 tarter next week if he is playing away from SD?

        The only other guy I would drop would be Samardzija but he has a stream-o-nator approved rating of 16.1 for his Saturday start @ SD

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Lose Ross

  45. Jack Full O' Hate says:
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    Your term search reminds me of the Seinfeld episode where Jerry chooses not to run, “I choose not to run” (no attempt at a glossary term, just S&G’s)

  46. EK says:
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    Who do you like for H2H pts:

    Niese vs PHI, @ WAS, @ CLE, vs WAS, vs SF, @ PHI, vs MIL

    Gray @ DET, vs TB, vs HOU, @ MIN, vs LAA, vs MIN, @ SEA

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @EK: Gray after Tigers…

  47. EK says:
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    OF rank ROS pts league:

    Cespedes
    Gordon
    Brantley
    Venable
    K. Davis
    Schierholtz

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @EK: You did, but switch Venable and Schierholtz

  48. The Big Yabu says:
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    ROS: Lackey or Doubront? By how much?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @The Big Yabu: Lackey… 3 yards? I don’t know how to answer by how much…

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: @Grey: 3 yards, good stuff. he could’ve meant like how much more on SON’s rating.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, wasn’t sure

          • The Big Yabu says:
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            @Grey: Yes, what GF2 said — rankings, dollar-values, even “a little” or “a lot” would have been helpful. And it still would be helpful! I await your mustacheful insight…

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              By a little

  49. Grey — Your mustachio is like a, a, you know, it’s very nice. Good then.

    Ahem.

    I’ve got questions! About shortstops and closers.

    I dropped Drew for Bogaerts. But now that is seems he won’t play much, do you think I should pick Drew back up? Also available: Yunel, Franklin, Nuñez, Scooter, Iglesias, and Cozart.

    And Hunter’s available in the same league. Do you like him more than any of Dane De La Rosa, Frieri, Ziegler, or Gregg?

    Many thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Enrique: Thanks! Scooter… More than Frieri…

  50. Moose Out Front says:
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    lol’d at the pho comment and the Kris Davis blurb.

    Good stuff.

  51. Jay says:
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    Lame Rabbits?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Jay: I think we have better

  52. EMH says:
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    Just picked up Rosenthal in hopes that Mujica goes down (dropped Hellickson). But now I’m sitting here wondering if I should pick up Tommy Hunter instead.

    My other closers are Holland, Henderson, and Melancon (but apparently Grilli is coming back soon).

    What would you do? Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @EMH: I’d lose Rosenthal for Hunter

  53. OaktownSteve says:
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    No good stacks today with the short day. Fishing for homers with Vernon Wells, Mark Reynolds and the guy I like today, Mark DeRosa. Hitting clean up, surely available everywhere.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @OaktownSteve: Okay, I’m gonna stack with you… Dropping Simmons for DeRosa… Wells and Reynolds are owned in my RCL for today

      • OaktownSteve says:
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        @Grey:

        No stack…just a run of the mill stream. When you can get a middle infielder stream who is going to hit clean up in an (otherwise) good lineup, it’s a good play. I’m also hoping to roll out Charlie Blackmon and Justin Maxwell later today provided they are a go.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          But I wanted to stack with you! Okay, a stream… I also have Lough for tonight for some runs and steals, hopefully he plays…

          • goodfold2 says:
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            @Grey: Hitter T loved Reynolds/Wells/Hairston today but none of them have actually been good against lefties this year so I picked up Morneau in a 10 teamer instead just for today. I’ve picked up De Rosa before in the 16 teamer, but not for long at a time, since he doesn’t play all that often.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Gotcha

  54. Fungazi says:
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    Where you think R Zimmerbum ranks next year? 7th – 8th round?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Fungazi: Around 100 overall

  55. costaricanchata says:
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    niese’s fastball velocity was down 2 mph from his previous start .
    against the phil’s , he prolly gets clobbered .
    cust .

      • Dolemite says:
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        @Grey:
        http://brooksbaseball.net/velo.php?player=477003&b_hand=-1&gFilt=&pFilt=FA|SI|FC|SL|CU|CS|KN|CH|FS|SB&time=month&minmax=ci&var=mph&s_type=2&startDate=01/01/2013&endDate=08/22/2013

        velocity looks good to me

        http://brooksbaseball.net/velo.php?player=477003&b_hand=-1&gFilt=&pFilt=FA|SI|FC&time=game&minmax=ci&var=z0&s_type=2&startDate=01/01/2013&endDate=08/22/2013

        and his vertical release point is as high as ever… he is getting on top of his fastball and his curve which is paramount to his success….

        Im a Niese buyer for his 2 start week next week (PHI at metco and washington w their lowest wRC vs lefties in the league)

        • Dolemite says:
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          @Dolemite: links got truncated…. just look at his monthly velocity this year and monthly vertical relase point on brooks baseball… nothing but encouraging signs

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Thanks for the heads up!

          • Dolemite says:
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            @Grey: sure
            Big Nose has burned me a few times this year (including drafting him 4 picks before harvey went because SOMEBODY convinced me he would be a better pick cough cough(in all seriousness though you more than made up for it w endorsing Goldy and Hotdam Jones))

            I just picked him up today… I think he is more than streamable now that he has shown a consistent release point and his velocity has stabilized.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Cool

  56. JG_ism says:
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    @grey. Keeper thoughts, 2 of the 3. Salazar for $2, Beachy to a buck, and Alexander Wood (don’t remember what I bid, maybe 3-5 bucks). Planning on 2 pitchers to go along with Rosario, Beltre and Adam Jones.
    Thanks

      • JG_ism says:
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        @Grey: OK…that was my train of thought. Just looked it up. I actually bid $10 for Wood. He should be a lock for rotation next season, yes?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Be crazy if he wasn’t in the rotation with how he’s pitching… Of course, crazy things happen from time to time…He should be though

  57. Moe says:
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    How would you rank these SPs for the ROS?

    Zimmerman
    Beachy
    Cobb
    Wood
    Peavy
    Medlen

    Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Moe: Cobb, Zimmermann, Beachy

  58. Moe says:
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    @grey How would you rank these SPs for the ROS?

    Zimmerman
    Beachy
    Cobb
    Wood
    Peavy
    Medlen

    Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Moe: Above

  59. The Big Yabu says:
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    Best guess: does Medlen stay in the rotation? When will we know fer sher?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @The Big Yabu: He probably will, but won’t know for sure until Maholm goes

  60. Chicken Dinner says:
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    Steal Snag NO lias

      • Chicken Dinner says:
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        @Chicken Dinner:
        Wait!?………
        Steal SAG-NO-lia
        Thou SAG Not

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Gotcha, I think we have better

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, I think we have better

  61. TheNewGuy says:
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    You gonna tell us when you’ve decided the winner of the new Glossary term? Just I never actually find out what gets chosen with these.

    Don’t really have any ideas though, never really good at these. Stealophobia’s my best (not good I know).

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      They end up in the glossary and in future roundups… I’ll decide tonight when all entries are in

  62. Jaelen Rosen says:
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    Time to drop Yelich for Kris Davis?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

  63. Wilsonian says:
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    Haven’t asked a lineup question in awhile. I want to pick up Rosenthal, Hunter, and Castro (the catcher). I still have Jennings rotting in my DL and I think I need to cut him loose – can’t make a move with a non-DL guy there. But I’m also not sure if I have the room to pickup anyone other than Castro. Any moves here:

    C McCann
    1B Fielder
    2B Prado
    3B Longo
    SS Tulo
    OF Davis
    OF Jones
    OF Werth
    UTIL Fonzie
    UTIL Hanley
    BN Marte
    DL Jennings

    SP Scherzer, Gio, Homer, Shields, Haren, Minor, Gray, Wood
    RP Mujica, Benoit, Melancon, Cishek
    DL Moore

    Fighting for a playoff spot in H2H.

    Stats: H, R, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, OB+SLUG, W, QS, SV, KS, KS/9, ERA, WHIP

    • Wilsonian says:
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      @Wilsonian: that Wood is Alex, not Travis.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Castro over McCann, lose Jennings… I’d hold on the closers for now

      • Wilsonian says:
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        @Grey: Thanks. Kind of thought I should cut Jennings. I’d like the closers, but not like I can cut loose those young arms, and Haren is the only other drop, but he’s been lights out for a month or more, so I can’t get rid of him – not to mention his upcoming schedule isn’t too bad.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup

  64. Hondo says:
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    So glad I traded non LHP hitting Choo and this Milton Bradley Jr. for McCutcheon a couple months ago.What a flake(but he was a great WW pickup for trade fodder)

    “Yasiel Puig got an IV for dehydration on Wednesday.
    The dehydration led to calf cramps, which had Puig limping for most of the game. TMZ reported Tuesday that the 22-year-old Cuban sensation was partying late into the night Monday in Miami with Carl Crawford, Matt Kemp and LeBron James. Puig is in the Dodgers’ starting lineup for Thursday afternoon’s series finale with the Marlins.”
    Source: Ken Gurnick on Twitter

    • Hondo says:
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      @Hondo:

      Actually it’ll be a month ago tomorrow.Seems longer.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

  65. Chicken Dinner says:
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    Ok, last one. “This speedster gets stamped with the Steal no Approval.”

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I like others better

  66. Brick says:
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    Lovin the Khris Davis call, also loving finding every way possible to confuse my league competition by referring to him in conversation.

    Have an opportunity to grab an extra start before I hit my limit on saturday, Deep H2H points league and there’s not much else out there on the wire. I’m in a close matchup and need all the points I can get.

    Recommend starting Sean Nolin (TOR) if he gets the start against the AAAstros Saturday? Randall Delgado at Philly or Jeff manship @ Miami are the only two other options.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha! Those starts are not recommended unless desperate… Delgado

      • Brick says:
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        @Grey: Yeah I’m gonna wait and see what the score looks like on saturday before I roll the dice on those. Thanks!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Cool

  67. BluePulaski says:
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    I like Flash Boredom too…but if I was a mafia underling in a movie (or tv show) who played fantasy baseball reading the paper outside Satriale’s I’d call this bum an “fn Mullane” (moo-lon)…Tony Mullane…ambidextrous pitcher with 284 wins, mediocre AVG… 112 career bags ….maybe if Jackson could pitch we could call him an fn “Mulan”

    Who’s the fastest MLB pitcher today? Anyone slower than Colon?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I think we have better…Not sure on the fastest pitcher… I’d guess Oswalt in overalls

  68. Moose Out Front says:
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    Sparaplegic

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I think we have better

  69. Sniff Test says:
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    Jacksonomics
    F.S.A.! = “F*ckin Steal Already!”
    Prodigal SAGNOF
    Deadbeat Bags

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I like FSA, but I think we have better

  70. michael jackson's hand says:
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    lost-in jackson

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I think we have better

  71. OaktownSteve says:
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    Re: above. I streamed Maxwell instead of Lough there.

    • OaktownSteve says:
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      @OaktownSteve:

      I’m thinking at least 3 on a team is short stack. Four is a stack. Five or more is a big stack.

      Kleptophobes

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Yeah, one is definitely not a stack, I’m just streaming…. Six or greater and you have the biggest stack in the house… SAGnot or Flash are better…

        • OaktownSteve says:
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          @Grey:

          a six stack…love to get me a six stack against Manship in Coors in August, por ejemplo.

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Por favor, my hombre

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, that could work better… Just need someone at the top of the lineup, but the Rojas have been all over the place with guys…

      • OaktownSteve says:
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        @Grey:

        Maxwell should get the start against the lefty and I’m looking to bump into both homers and steals where as you’re grifting for bags I think.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, steals and runs…

  72. esophagus says:
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    antikleptomaniac

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I think we have better

  73. mraccoe says:
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    Niese (Phi, @Was, @Cle, Was, SF, @Cin, Mil)

    Or

    Porcello (@NYM, Cle, @Bos, @CWS, Sea, CWS, @Mia)

    to finish the season?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Niese

  74. Alfonso S says:
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    Fill my cup till it runneth over.. Thole Grail

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

  75. MasterofGrond says:
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    Kennedy had a good start because I wasn’t streaming him. Every time I trot him out there, he gets a 5-spot hung on him like a cheap suit. So everybody should feel free to start him (except my leaguemates) from here on out, since for me once, shame on you, fool me 4 or more times, shame on me (and also SoN).

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’m with you there

  76. Jack Full O' Hate says:
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    I really like Flash Boredum and SAGnot, think I’m more leaning to Flash. What about Brag Tag?, he talks a good game but is really just a bad label.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I think the others are better… Flash is funnier, but SAGnot ties into the site real nice

      • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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        @Grey: mine derived from an old street racing term for guys that would talk up their cars and then ‘gine out when it cam to racing, tag was replaced with another word that is unpopular and taboo to use anymore but you get the point. I hear ya on SAGnot, “A-Jax was suppose to be a SAGNOF and all I got was a SAGnot :(

        As Guy Frieri would say, ” winner, winner chicken dinner”

        • OaktownSteve says:
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          @Jack Full O’ Hate:

          Guy Frieri would say:

          “….the smokey flavor from the cumin really ties into the pork, goes great with the slaw (takes enormous sloppy bite)…mmmmm….mmmmm…nice job, buddy”

          *fist bump*

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Are you doing the hunch?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Gotcha…Yeah, I’m leaning that way but others are a tad funnier…

          • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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            @Grey: ease of use and easy understandability, thats not a word, I think make a big difference. Can be applied to Fowler and Castro this year

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, Fowler’s a big one, he’s like a 50-steal speed guy with his speed

  77. Oz says:
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    Grey, I gave up on Hellickson in July (since I traded him he’s pitched 30.1 innings with a 6.88 ERA , 14BB and 18Ks) . I traded Hellickson and Nick Franklin for Archie Bradley (keep 20 out of 38 on our roster at no round cost.) With Utley, Zobrist, Segura, and Xandy my mid INF is solid. I had him since 2011 and always thought he should be better but I’m glad I gave him up. He’s not dragging me down to Hell-ickson anymore.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, nice

  78. gareth says:
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    “Flash boredom” is funnier but “run shy” seems like a more apt description. Lots of really good suggestions though. Grey has a tough decision in choosing the winner.

    By the way, that freddie freeman comment earlier was a reference to freddy kruger, as you had cast another brave (jason heyward ) as jason voorhees in your headline.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ah… Gotcha… Ha!

  79. gareth says:
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    The only thing I could come up with was a lame Springsteen inspired “born to not run,” so i commend the guys that came upwith sagnot, run shy and my personal fave, flash boredom.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, yup

  80. Duke says:
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    the sarcasm html tag is the best lolol

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wow, is that for real? Or doctored?

      • Awesomus Maximus

        Awesomus Maximus says:
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        @Grey: It’s real in that it exists… but it exists because I created it… and I don’t work for Topps… so, yeah…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha! Nice…

          • goodfold2 says:
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            @Grey: Drafting Rosario now counts for punting catcher? Must be a shallow league thing.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              His ADP was in the 120’s… Not exactly reaching for one

              • goodfold2 says:
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                @Grey: certainly not reaching, but i believe following your advice, only catchers worthy of going that high were v-mart or perez. I think those 2 and rosario were gone in my league by 120, only one at the time i was mad about not getting was perez.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Yeah, it some leagues…

  81. Moe says:
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    a roid or middlebrooks?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Middlebrooks

  82. Big Magoo says:
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    Seems like only yesterday that I was musing over the fast guys who don’t steal bases like Jackson and Bourjos. Wait, that was yesterday. You don’t waste time, my friend.

    As for the glossary term, Stoneshoes Jackson make me chuckle, but SAG-not seems the most razzy.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agreed…

  83. Dolemite says:
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    Run shy is great for a guy like Jackson who never ran, despite the tools
    I still like Ceased Lightning for a guy like Mclouth who was running wild, then stopped on a dime out of nowhere

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, that’s true, might be able to squeeze both in…

  84. steve says:
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    Hey Grey! Thanks for continuing to create great content, and add some humor each workday.

    H2H, Redraft, 5×5, 10 teams

    Trade Longo for Felix Hernandez? I would receive FHer. I also have Machado whom is mostly sitting on my bench. I’d prefer to get something for Macho Man rather than drop him for a streamer, and with the playoffs approaching I’m thinking that consolidating to a premiere starting pitcher is more useful than a bench bat.

    Thoughts?

    Thanks again.

    • steve says:
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      @steve:

      Whoops, I was interrupted (at work)…so my train of thought went South. I think I would need to trade Longo to get FHer so I would utilize Macho Man to cover 3B but add FHer.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No problem! I’d grab F-Her there…

  85. Shake N Bacon says:
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    RIZZZOOOOOO!!!! (Shaking fist into the air!) I sat him yesterday. SON OF A MOTHEREFFIN BENCH!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Dah!

  86. Lubey says:
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    Yo Grey. I love Franklin and I’m def gonna love him next yr but it always seems like I’m looking to drop him, whatevs.

    Franklin or lake?

    Thanks boss

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha…I’d hold him for a few more days there

  87. Fister Furbush says:
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    Passive Aggressor
    Projectile Dysfunction

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I think we have better

  88. JP says:
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    drop ziegler to take a flier on hunter/brothers (recently dropped him when betancourt came back)/rosenthal? Which one if so?

    w/ nick franklin out do i stick w/ xander or grab Drew/Alexei/Escobar?

    you the man, Grey

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d hold Ziegler for right now… Alexei or Drew, depending on needs…

  89. Carnac says:
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    Is it just me or does it feel like about 50 guys should be ranked “around 100″ next year?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Everyone but Goldschmidt pretty much…

  90. Jack Full O' Hate says:
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    Hey Oaktown Steve, who do you like better tomorrow, Redmond or Peacock, i think they both have a chance to have good days against each others weak lineups?

    • OaktownSteve says:
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      @Jack Full O’ Hate:

      Not really in love with either of those. Do you have to pick one? Any availability for either side of the Jackson Volquez match up in SD? Ubaldo out there?

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        FWIW, I picked up Redmond

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @OaktownSteve: I am taking a stab at bad offenses as opposes to good parks. Peacock has been really solid

  91. Greg says:
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    You know….I didn’t listen to you last week when you told me to get Yelich over K. Davis. I listened to your future self and got Davis. Happily. My dilemna is at 3rd and 2nd. I have Sandoval, and Chavez on DL. Do I get Lake and ditch those 2? At 2nd, have Brad Miller but Wong is available…and other than that only other options are Getz, Aviles, and Beckham. What does your future self have to say about that? ;)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice! Grab Lake… I’d hold Miller

  92. Long Bawls says:
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    Jesus, Verlander. Dude’s pushing hard for the Cy Yuck.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He killed one of our teams, badly

      • Long Bawls says:
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        @Grey: Oof. Death and taxes. Which is what I’ve wished on him all season.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha!

  93. Greg says:
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    Bumgarner, Miley, Nova, Beachy, JParker, CArcher, Ross….would you drop any of them for this waiver wire grab bag: Ober, Kelly, Peacock, Redmond, Mcallister, Vogey, Cosart, Feldman. erasmo….a little low on k’s, but not much, wouldn’t mind getting a few more without sac. other stuff. Only have a few moves left all season so…..it’d have to be an obvious upgrade…..

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Miley for Redmond

  94. Eric W says:
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    As some one who drafted Niese on a bunch of teams and does not own Heyward anywhere I think this maybe his biggest contribution to my teams all season….

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha!

  95. Goose says:
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    I like all the ideas above but wanted to throw one more out there:

    Fastatue

    (…maybe I just like that I don’t know which way it sounds better in my mind: “That A-Jax is a real Fuh-statue…” or “That A-Jax is a real Fast-a-too…”)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I think we have better…

  96. Frank White says:
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    Sup Grey… I have Mujica but I don’t have any room on my bench for Rosenthal. I also have Uehara. Would you drop Uehara to grab Rosenthal?? The thing is that Uehara is always available in my league when he’s not owned. I’ve actually dropped him before and I still got him back after a couple weeks but should I take that chance??

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      JayWrong and Tom Jacks get “What’s up, friend?” and “Wassup Buddy” and I get “Sup Grey” Geez… I’d hold Uehara

      • Frank White says:
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        LOL… Sorry Grey nothing personal.. I never say friend, but I say buddy sometimes cause I don’t know their names, lol… But when I say it to JB or Tehol it’s cause they say hi and whats up to me. You never talk to me, you just answer me and it hurts my feelings :( LOL JK buddy. That was gay.. I’ll be more friendly my friend/buddy!!! Lol

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha!…No problem, friend

  97. Wake Up says:
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    Meanwhile Kate Upton strokes her snake…while cruising in the back of her suck you bus…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Where’s that bus parked, btw?

      • Wake Up says:
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        @Grey: currently cruising through Romulus…@ 72 mph…heading for Ypsilanti…um, I mean how should I know? Find your own suck bus pal!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’m in Zzyzx, stop by!

          • Wake Up says:
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            @Grey: What, you never had the pleasure of driving through Detroit?

            I always wondered why Lowell didn’t say, “I been from Tuscon to Tucumcari…Zzyzx to Tonapah…”(I never wondered that)

            “Kicked by the wind…driven by the snow…
            drunk and dirty and don’t you know
            I’m still…Wilin Rosario…”

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Is that Kid Rock?

              • Wake Up says:
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                @Grey: nah, no rocks…just weed, whites and wine…

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Ah, the 3 W’s, nice… A reporter best friend

                  • Wake Up says:
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                    @Grey: and also a songwriters…

                • costaricanchata says:
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                  @Wake Up:

                  seatrain
                  show me a sign .

  98. OaktownSteve says:
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    Report is they will should get the Yanks Jays game in.

    • OaktownSteve says:
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      @OaktownSteve:

      the ol’ will should. me type good.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’m in New York visting my mom and it’s not even raining here on the island, not sure what’s going on in the Bronx

      • OaktownSteve says:
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        @Grey:

        ditto the Nats Cubs. Will should.

        I love NYC.

        By the way the image of you sitting on your mom’s plastic covered couch answering fantasy baseball questions is priceless. I’m thinking Brad Garrett is skulking around somewhere.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          My mom is not Doris Roberts! ha…

  99. Wake Up says:
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    all this talking about AJax must have got him fired up…he just hit a bomb…

    Maybe you can call it “If you run yourself into an out with Miggy coming up, I’m gonna drag you back to the clubhouse and put my cigs out with your cheeks!”

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HA! Well, yeah, technically, but c’mon… He just hit a homer and ran around the bases at 82 MPH

  100. A player you draft for his speed, but never steals you any bases is a Trickey Henderson.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not bad…For a girl! I’m kidding… I love the ladies! I think we have better above…

      • @Grey: Waaaah!! I’m moping now …. I’ve been lousy at rejection ever since I ask the most-popular, cutest boy to the middle-school dance when I was the new girl. (What was I THINKING??!!)

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, got spunk, Molly, and for that reason you’re bumped up to girl reader number 2 from 3…

          • @Grey: And what do I gotta do to get bumped to Girl Reader No. 1?? I know, it’s either because I’m older or have little boobies, right? Those are ALWAYS the reasons I hear.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, it’s gonna be tough without some serious hustle on your part… Have you met Prezzi? He can fill you in on requirements…

              • @Grey: Is Prezzi a pervert? Maybe I could hook up with Prezzi for a fun webcam show, and ask him, “Who is your No. 1 Girl Reader now, Prezzi??” at the height of it. hehe.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Yup, that would seal your promotion…

                • Prezi says:
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                  I’ll bring the ones to throw at my computer screen! you can be the ONLY girl reader after that… No contest!

            • Prezi says:
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              Molly, dont listen to grey, there are no requirements for you. You have always been #1 in my book. Small boobies and all!

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                There you are!

              • @Prezi: Kisses, Prezi… And good answer about the small boobies!!

  101. goodfold2 says:
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    damn yesterday i benched choo for dom/myers/rajai and today benched jackson for dom/rajai again. that’s 2 homers/5 runs/6 rbi’s benched in 2 days. Could be less if Dom does something today. Is there a term for when you always guess wrong with a certain player. Dom is my version of that (except we’ll always have May when he was the best player in baseball).sick thing is i’m still 10-1-1 in that league but i’m still tied in homers and barely winning runs due to these type of decisions.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Shallow leagues will kill with those decisions

  102. Big Magoo says:
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    Wow. The SON hates Perez tomorrow in Chicago. So naturally, I’m streaming him in multiple leagues. Fingers crossed.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, I saw that and I like him there too

      • OaktownSteve says:
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        @Grey:

        I think Sale is on the other side of the start. Also, the park there can be a launching pad. I like him there but slightly less.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, the White Sox are like the Astros, they can strikeout 10 times and put up 7 runs… I’m going for Ks and possible a win with Redmond

        • Big Magoo says:
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          @OaktownSteve: Yeah, but the park in Arlington is basically a launching pad too. Sale’s a tough matchup, but the Rangers lineup is heavy on right-handed bats, so they might be able to get a few runs off of him.

          Alexei Ramirez is Chicago’s three hole hitter. Dunn can’t hit lefties. Konerko looks like a guess hitter at this point who’s lost a ton of bat speed. Beckham and Viciedo are the wild cards, but they’re basically mistake hitters. I like the matchup.

        • Big Magoo says:
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          @OaktownSteve: Just checked the #s and the White Sox have a .659 OPS vs LHP this year, good for 28th out of 30 teams.

          • OaktownSteve says:
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            @Big Magoo: @Big Magoo:

            Nice breakdown. Looks like US Cell is playing closer to neutral this year too. I like your thinking.

            • goodfold2 says:
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              @OaktownSteve: i just traded for perez, hope you guys are right. he’s certainly been better than his teammate garza whom i also could have traded for instead.

  103. Wake Up says:
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    I just picked up Veni, Vidi, Vici all over the place…since I’m dayan for power…I know, I’ll stop myself…have a nice trip to the Gisland…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Say a little prayer for me…Together, together… Wait, what?

  104. Hondo says:
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    The Brandon Moss Hitter Tron thing is way off.He’s like 4-30 against the guys he’s facing in the next 7 days(he’s never faced Fister,maybe Hitter Tron is expecting a REALLY big night from him) and he’s ranked 19th at over $20.I was double checking it but I had to go do something a little more productive and said screw it,I’ll just hang on to Venable.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gotcha

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @Hondo: that’s because hitter T doesn’t rank what a hitter did in the past against certain exact pitchers, because those stats are counter productive and really not that much predicative. Hitter T attempts to predict what I hitter will do against a certain type of pitcher, not against that exact pitcher. If he’s 4-30 against 7 different pitchers, what you are really saying is he’s 0-4 against most of them (or near that). Do you really think it predicts anything at all about the 5th through 8th at bats (those he’s likely to get against those pitchers in the next week) against somebody that the hitter went 0-4 for the first 4 at bats against that same pitcher? If so, let me show you my fine selection of bridges, right this way….

      • Hondo says:
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        @goodfold2:

        I don’t use it that often and generally don’t get very good results.I think one the most important factors in making a decision is how a batter has performed against a pitcher in the past.
        Can’t really gripe about something that’s free and I know Rudy puts a lot of effort into it.

  105. Fister Furbush says:
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    Speed Pacer

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I think we have better

  106. Gareth says:
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    So I had the opposite of a Ticker Shock today in the Arizona V’s Reds game. I had 4 hitters going in that game (Votto, Goldshmidt, Hill, Choo).

    I saw the 2-1 score on MLB.COM with only 7 hits for Arizona and 5 for The Reds. I feared the worst, as my average has been tanking lately and it appeared to be more of the same.

    I then looked at the box score:

    Goldschmidt: 3 for 4
    Hill 2 for 4 RBI
    Votto 1 for 2 with 2 BB
    Choo 2 for 4 with 2 Runs.

    Baseball!!!!!

    • Prezi says:
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      @Gareth: wheres the other two posts!?

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Prezi, you were mentioned below

      • Gareth says:
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        @Prezi: My other Posts are at the G3 Summit.

        • Prezi says:
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          @Gareth:

          *sad trombone*

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice… That’s a form of ticker shock

      • Gareth says:
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        @Grey: 12 total hits for the game and my guys got 8 of them. Nuts.

        Mind you, when there’s a Goldy, there’s a way.

        Au Shizzz!!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Au Shizz, indeed

  107. cheerio says:
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    Khris Davis, Bogarts or Frazier?

    Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Davis

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I don’t think he’s going anywhere, you can stash Brothers if you have room like I said in the above post

      • JFK says:
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        @Grey:

        Sounds good.

        My vote goes to SAGnot, then Run Shy…both solid!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Agreed…

  108. Pete says:
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    What’s going to help me more in playoffs in a 12 team H2H ponits league that start in 2 weeks (for 3 potential rounds) – a SP stream slot or RP (Rosenthal or Hunter)? My wort SP’s are Porcello, Estrada, Cole, and Richards (which I would consider my streamer). 11 more moves remaining.
    10 pts W, -6 pts L, 5 pts QS
    2 pts IP, 2 pts K
    -1 pt per baserunner
    8 pts Save, -8 pts BS

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      A stream spot

  109. Bryan says:
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    Outfielders consist of Davis, Gordon and Bourne (with Cargo on DL), so pretty set at OF. I also have Jon Jay who I just picked up bc he’s been hot lately. I am considering dropping him and snagging Rosenthal or Hunter. Should I do that, and if so, which guy has more promise in total pts league?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hunter

      • Bryan says:
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        @Grey: Thanks, just picked him up…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  110. ryanjoe13 says:
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    Someone in my league just dropped Rizzo… Do I drop Yelich or Bogaerts for him in an OPS league?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bogaerts

  111. Prezi says:
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    Im still feelin flash boredom. Hondo gets extra because you know it just came to him, off top… You said suggest, and that was the first thing that popped into his head. Sagnot is kinda meh… Simple and to the point but not very creative.. i thought we were all about creativity over here grey!?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Only thing I’m worried about is using Flash Boredom as a verb

      • Prezi says:
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        @Grey: ahhh yeah, thats is true.. little awkward.

      • gareth says:
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        @Grey: “using that guy will lead to flash boredom.”

        Also what would the “T” stand for in SAGNOT?

        • gareth says:
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          @gareth: “speed ain’t got no treads?”

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          That’s the problem with SAGnot

          • Wake Up says:
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            @Grey: just make it SAGNON? instead of SAGNOF!

            Steals? Ain’t got none

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Hehe

              • Wake Up says:
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                @Grey: *s/b instead of SAGnot not SAGNOF!

                • Prezi says:
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                  Stutterer!

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  I think we gotta just go with SAGnot, I don’t know of Stealy Damns

          • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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            @Grey: If you have knowledge of what SAGNOF is then SAGnot explains itself. If you need to fill out the acronym to get it then maybe this is the wrong website for you…not you, some random you.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, it’s my thought too, Rudy doesn’t like it though… He likes Stealy Damns

              • Prezi says:
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                @Grey: what the hell is stealy damns? That one is over my head…

                • Wake Up says:
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                  @Prezi: I drafted him for steals but he’s giving me the Deacon Blues…

                  • Prezi says:
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                    @Wake Up: little before my time there. One more thought, if these are guys we are drafting, how is it SAGNOF? They have a face! Wait… This is getting confoosing….

                    • Wake Up says:
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                      @Prezi: Yeah…I don’t like it either…just explaining…SAGnot is my favorite so far…but I’m terrible at naming these things…the best I’ve ever got was “Hehe”…one time Grey said “I meant everybody else, suggest in the comments…”

                    • Prezi says:
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                      HAHA!!

                      “I think we have better…. A LOT better..”

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  70’s rock band

              • Wake Up says:
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                @Grey: that sounds like Pretzel Logic to me…

                • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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                  @Wake Up: Hey nineteen, any major dude will tell you that you need someone to do the dirty work

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Twisted for sure

              • Wake Up says:
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                @Grey: He used to steal all the time while he was still playing in Aja!!?!

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  You lost the thrill…

              • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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                @Grey: @Grey: I love Stealy Dams, but that is a music preference

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  I don’t love it

              • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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                @Wake Up: let’s drink our black cows and get out of here

                • Wake Up says:
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                  @Jack Full O’ Hate:Nice… in the corner of my eye…I saw you…you were very high!

                  • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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                    @Wake Up: what can i say, it’s my all time favorite album, and I’m only 37…..were you at Rudy’s?

                  • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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                    @Wake Up: HAHAHAHA…didn’t those guys not make a dime because they didn’t clear it and got sued by Steely Dan.

                    This one I heard as a kid and was like, hey my dad plays album on Sunday mornings

                    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1CaN4thI5w

                    • Wake Up says:
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                      @Jack Full O’ Hate: didn’t know that…but I think I heard Steely was sued themselves at one point.

                      Oh yeah! BIG De La fan!

                  • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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                    @Wake Up: the hip hop thing is a double edged sword and IMO if the sample is small and insignificant then i don’t see the big deal, but when it’s used to carry a song, or in the most modern sense, taking a former hit song and using it to show the “genius” of a contemporary then i say take them to the cleaners and own that shizz…..modern hip hop sucks balls to the wall…..oops do I owe Accept now?

                • Wake Up says:
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                  @Jack Full O’ Hate: and “They saw your face”…proves that it doesn’t work…”you” ain’t got no face…

  112. goodfold2 says:
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    16 teamer. I saw you earlier say that niese is now ahead of porcello. damn, i really F’ed up dropping Niese last week then, thinking his ATL start was bad (even after stashing him)
    1. if staff is
    scherzer/gee/bailey/porcello/medlen/milone/redmond/cole/m.perez/peavy/kluber(DL)/perkins/smyly/lo/hawkins i’m assuming based on these ROS schedules Redmond is the drop here.
    Redmond (after tomorrow) vsKC,@ARI,vsLAA,vsNYY,@BOS,vsTB.
    Other options could be
    Erasmo vs LAA (day after Redmond’s tomorrow start),@HOU,@KC,vsTB,@STL,@DET,vsKC
    Peacock @WSOX,vsMIN (bad after this)
    Vargas (just dropped) @SEA,@MIL,vsTB,@MIN,@HOU,vsSEA,vsOAK,
    Looks like Redmond is dropped for Vargas after Redmond’s tomorrow start?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agreed

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: possibly also drop bogaerts before erasmo’s HOU start if bogaerts isn’t producing by then, only to drop eraser after that start for offense or great RP (Cook,Siegrist,Paco,Hoover,Burton)

        • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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          @goodfold2: add d.carpenter, sweet jesus he’s going through an alex torres stretch right there.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          That would work for me

  113. Grey's Goatee says:
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    Hey JFK and Jack Full of Hate, I just joined your football RCLs.

    Late’s do this.

  114. Bott9th says:
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    Hey Grey,

    Do you think trading for Wilin Rosario and Ian Desmond would be a worthwhile upgrade over my team’s current C Salvadore Perez and SS Jed Lowrie / Asdrubal Cabrera? H2H, 12 teams, going into the playoffs next week in 1st place with a record of 17 and 3, my team’s biggest weaknesses are C and SS. Trade deadline is Saturday.

    I could maybe net them both in a single trade by selling a prospect or 2 and offering up my current C and SS. Or maybe I should just keep my roster the way it is?

    Thanks for the help, man.

    Ps.
    Roster highlights on my team “Benefit of the Trout” are currently:

    1BGoldschmidt, 2BCano, 3BLongoria
    OF Rios, Trout, Pence, DL’d Kemp, Bourn
    SP Bumgarner, D Holland, Verlander, Bailey, Griffin, Hamels, +
    RP Perkins, G Holland

    • CramYourCatcherQuestionUpYourCramhole says:
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      @Bott9th: They’re both clear-cut upgrades

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take them in a trade, for sure

  115. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    after having yelich whole time he’s been up and not wanting to drop him, now that his average is even falling (hardly any steals, was some avg and runs) and i need rbi’s which of these do I replace him with.
    hoes/eaton/shuck/maxwell/ligares/avisail/lough/joyce/

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Garcia

  116. costaricanchata says:
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    yankees :
    2004 … we’ve got a-rod . you don’t ….. 26 rings
    2005 … we’ve got a-rod . you don’t ….. 26 rings
    2006 … we’ve got a-rod . you don’t ….. 26 rings
    2007 … we’ve got a-rod . you don’t ….. 26 rings
    2008 … we’ve got a-rod . you don’t ….. 26 rings
    2009 … we’ve got a-rod . you don’t ….. 27 rings !!

    rest of the world :
    you’ve got a-rod . we don’t ….. don’t call us . we’ll call you .

    now , pay up , suckers !!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HA!

  117. SteveNZ says:
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    Look at Rajai run!

    Great in H2H, terrible in the RCL. I was a 12 in steals, now I’m an 11. Guess who the guy who is now a 12 owns?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      When they do what they’re supposed to do, it’s a beautiful thing

      • SteveNZ says:
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        @Grey: Not when they’re doing it TO you!

      • SteveNZ says:
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        @Grey: GIDP with the bases loaded ain’t so hot either.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nope, but I just want the steals (or runs)

          • SteveNZ says:
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            @Grey: They’re full for Rajai again…

  118. anarchy burger says:
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    beachy scratched sunday. going to see dr freeze. oh boy

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      That’s bad

  119. Domo Arigato Mr. Arenado says:
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    Per the Braves, “LHP Mike Minor will start on Sunday in place of RHP Brandon Beachy. Beachy will see Dr. James Andrews on Monday.”

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yikes

      • JFK says:
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        @Grey:

        Ugh, he’s like the Angel of Fantasy Death.
        Any visit to that guy means at least a DL stint and a drop at this point in the season, right?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d wait until official word

  120. slew says:
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    Uh-oh, Beachy to visit Dr. Freeze!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not good

  121. Schmohawks Bob says:
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    Brothers, Rosenthal or Hunter?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hunter

  122. gareth says:
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    With beachy out and the temporary six Man rotation abandoned, is wood a 2 starter again next week for the braves?

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @gareth: wow, that might end up being doubley lucky news for me as a medlen owner who wanted to trade for beachy more than other starters last week for my rivera (owner was hesitant due to having some moral conniption about a non-playoff team (likely his) helping out a playoff one (me)); but instead got m.perez. although i did pick up beachy and lose gee in a 10 teamer lately.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not sure

  123. MasterofGrond says:
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    The benevolent King of SAGNOF yet again delivers.

    Currently has more SBs than Runs scored, for christ’s sake.

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @MasterofGrond: 3 steals last 3 times on base.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha!

  124. Carnac says:
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    I’d like SAGnot more if it weren’t already Grey’s go-to pickup line for cougars.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, don’t give away the secrets!

    • MasterofGrond says:
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      @Carnac: YES

  125. Carnac says:
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    ******STACK ALERT******

    Mets will be starting Daisuke Matsuzaka Friday vs Detroit.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice!

  126. Carlos says:
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    Grey!

    Who, if anyone, should I drop for Dillon Gee? I got some guys with innings limits and Gee looks like the best FA on the waiver wire.

    Corbin, J. Fernandez, Burnett, Latos, Kuroda, Cingrani, Leake
    Im thinking one of Cingrani or Leake has to go.

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gee over Leake

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @Carlos: likely leake, but when jo-fer gets shut down here soon may need to get him back.

  127. SteveNZ says:
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    Hmmmm. Managed to cool Wilson Ramos off without too much trouble.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Damn

  128. Hondo says:
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    Ima Beachy Bummed mon.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

  129. MasterofGrond says:
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    Just worked out some math, I’d have something like 6 fewer points in steals if I didn’t pick up Rajai right before he went nuts with like 7 steals in 4 days a while back and since then start to platoon him in every day he starts.

    Basically he’s the difference between being a top 5-ish (I KNOW IM IN 6TH NOW, I WANT TO DIE) RCL team and being outside the top 25. He’s not quite this year’s version of Mike Trout (who won me all 3 leagues I was in last year, lol), but damn. SAG-f’ing-NOF.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      That’s why he’s the king

    • Kid A says:
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      @MasterofGrond: What broke you? Helicopter parents? Orphanhood?

      • MasterofGrond says:
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        @Kid A: One too many blows to the head with a snow shovel by the child of a Hall of Fame hockey player.

        • Kid A says:
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          @MasterofGrond: that gretzky demon-spawn looks like she fights til she is burger.

          • MasterofGrond says:
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            @Kid A: Man, I wish. I’d BEG her to smack me in the noggin repeatedly for a little 1-on-1 time.

            It was actually Scott Stevens’ son that cranked me.

            • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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              @MasterofGrond: he’s my favorite hockey player ever

  130. Travis says:
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    Beachy might already be done again. Who would you replace him with: Niese, Gray, Haren, De La Rosa, Archer?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gray

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: those are really good waiver pitchers. those are better than the ones in my 10 teamer. Of course I might have been the only one to pick up Gray in 5/6 of these leagues.

  131. SteveNZ says:
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    Panda and J-Up both back in their respective line-ups. Too late for me to get Panda back in (using Nunez at 3B instead).

    Grey – you like Nunez for the next little while? He’s been pretty productive lately…

    • Kid A says:
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      @SteveNZ: Nunez has been doing work lately. I grabbed Sogard for the next couple. Tron loves him against Norris.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, definitely

  132. SteveNZ says:
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    Donnie Murphy, you have got to be kidding me.

    On a related note, Soriano really has stunk lately.

    • SteveNZ says:
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      @SteveNZ: Oops. Sorry. Not Soriano. That one’s on Strasburg.

    • costaricanchata says:
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      @SteveNZ:

      by the look on davy johnson’s face ,
      storen might be given a chance .

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agreed

    • Prezi says:
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      @SteveNZ: seriously.. wanted to batty call him today but thought the well would be dry…

      • SteveNZ says:
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        @Prezi: I just grabbed him for my RCL team – see if he can keep doing it…

        • Prezi says:
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          @SteveNZ: guess i’ll really hold off now… Haha, jokes! FWIWerth, he was 0-3 with 3 ks before the homer. But, I have room on the rcl team so i guess i will hop on board. Desperate for dingers..

          • Prezi says:
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            Just missed another one off stammen. Good swing on it, took it to the warning track.

          • SteveNZ says:
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            @Prezi: Oh – not expecting it on a daily basis, but worth a shot to try and catch some magic. Phew on the Stammen thing – I own him in the RCL.

            • Prezi says:
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              @SteveNZ: nice, ive been holding clippard in rcl hoping davey gets off the soriano train.. which i doubt.

  133. Drew Chainz says:
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    Predictions for Yoga’s start @CIN tomorrow?

    • Drew Chainz says:
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      @Drew Chainz: PS this question is for Grey

      • Prezi says:
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        @Drew Chainz: who else would it be for?

        • Drew Chainz says:
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          @Prezi: I always get other weirdo’s trying to give me their input

          • Prezi says:
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            You do know the comments are for discussion right? Everyone here knows their shit… I know you just got here and all, but thats how this whole thing works.. personally, i’d rather have many opinions than just one… Then again,im not a douchebag, “drew chainz”

            • Wake Up says:
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              @Prezi: Truthhhhhhhhz…

          • goodfold2 says:
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            @Drew Chainz: it’s true, i follow drew c around like that hotdog vendor with homer.

            • Prezi says:
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              @goodfold2: haha well then if its you commenting, then i understand his reasoning! ;) Jokes!

          • Prezi says:
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            @Drew Chainz: PS you need all the help you can get if are thinking about starting him there. Let alone still own him.

            • goodfold2 says:
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              @Prezi: us doucebags can’t get no trust. Not even a little.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      5 IP, 4 ER

  134. TheNewGuy says:
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    Fucked off from Strasburgs blown win? Not me! Join a quality start league!

    Yours sincerely, the national fantasy baseball quality start advertising department.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: i’m happy with the QS, but not happy with the extra 3 earned runs and lack of win.

        • goodfold2 says:
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          @goodfold2: more so stras getting rid of Wood’s loss.

  135. SteveNZ says:
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    Hmmm. expected to see David Robertson there for the Yanks. Anyone know why he wouldn’t have come in?

    • royce! says:
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      @SteveNZ: Because he wanted to give you a present!

  136. JoeG414 says:
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    Please rate: M.Dominguez, Ryan Doumit,Viciedo. Need Rbi,R, Hr .Mixed daily 6×6 roto

    • JoeG414 says:
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      @JoeG414:
      Also need Avg and Ops. Thats all.

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @JoeG414: probably vic/dom/donut

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Dominguez, Viciedo

  137. ryanjoe13 says:
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    Ok I gotta tough one for you… or at least I think so…
    Pick one for ROS OPS league: Rizzo, Middlebrooks, Khris Davis, Yelich
    Thanks again Grey

    • ryanjoe13 says:
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      @ryanjoe13: how about your #2 as well (might miss Rizzo on waiver claim)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rizzo

  138. Prezi says:
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    Harper came about 3 feet from getting me a clippard win… Much needed too…

    • Prezi says:
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      Stammen got it… Storen closed.. Prez cried.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Damn

  139. Jet says:
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    Travis Wood has been horrible this month. Will he turn it around soon?

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @Jet: damn lucky he didn’t get loss he so deserved. dude was lucky for like 3 months compared to his entire career. his numbers are like fowler’s april homers or mclouth’s steals. He had about a 6 start spot similar to that one from last year where he was great too.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  140. Brooke says:
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    Hi Grey! I usually don’t ask you long questions like this but I am in desperate need of you, not in a sexual way, not that I wouldn’t like too, but your Coug probably wouldn’t understand.

    Anyhow, I’m in a tailspin. Holding a 1 game lead with 3 weeks left in my weekly h2h mixed league. I need to pick up 2 double start pitchers for next week and our waivers run tonight. I need to put in for all these guys listed, because other teams will grab some, but I need your help to set what order I should put them in. They all kinda suck but I was hoping you would give me the order in which you would list them. Sorry for the long question…..Thank you so much!

    CJ Wilson, @ TB, @ Mil
    AJ Griffin, @ Det, vs TB
    G.Cole, vs Mil, vs STL
    Hellickson, @ KC, @ Oak
    T.Ross, @ AZ, @ LAD
    M.Gonzalez, @ Bost, @ NYY
    S.Gray, @ Det, vs TB
    J.Niese vs Phi, @ Wash

    • Kid A says:
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      @Brooke: Stop. Please. It’s obnoxious and creepy. You make women look really bad. And you have a penis.

      • Prezi says:
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        @Kid A: HAHAHAHAHAHA , get emm!!

      • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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        @Kid A: from day one I have been saying the same thing….hey me and Kid A see eye to eye on something………anything is possible now

        • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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          @Jack Full O’ Hate: damn, if it’s a woman you guys are cruel, if it’s a weird man he still needs help with his team. it is funny taht you immediately yell at brooke for being a man though. grab gray, mostly for ROS and playoffs. how is c.j. wilson on waivers, anyway. he’s the other one.

          • Prezi says:
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            @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: not immediately, really. This has been going on for a while… I think its hilarious.

            • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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              @Prezi: no, i mean 20 minutes after that person’s post. i’ve seen you do this many times before.

              • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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                @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: there was a tip off in one of the first posts a couple of months back…..and when Prezzi started falling in love with Brooke, we knew it had to be a man

                  • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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                    @Prezi: see you can take a joke….get it Brooke

                    • Prezi says:
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                      @Jack Full O’ Hate: if you dish it, you gotta be able to take it…

                      Man, get me a vape pipe, im full of cliches right now.. *pufff puff*

                  • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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                    @Prezi: HAHAHAHA…life has slowed down a bit since the vape pipe

                    • Prezi says:
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                      You can see the calm, through the storm…

                      See? Damn, i cant stop!

        • Prezi says:
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          @Jack Full O’ Hate: snap… Jack Full of Change!

          Now, hug it out…. Hug it out…

          • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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            @Prezi: FYI: I’ll be in the east bay in october for about 15 hours

            • Brooke says:
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              Grow up boys. My question is for Grey, not you minions…so keep your disrespectful comments to yourselves.

              • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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                @Brooke: OK Lt. Einhorn

              • Prezi says:
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                @Brooke: if you play in the fire, youre gonna get burned.. dont get mad,get even. And stay classy..

                Cliches, over.

              • Kid A says:
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                @Brooke: Disrespectful? That’s rich. Almost every post you make, you have to add some stupid attempt at coy innuendo.
                It’s not cute. It’s not funny.
                We get it, you’re a girl (you’re not).
                It’s great you’re here representing for the females (as a dude).
                You can engage without having to devolve into the boring routine of using your vagina (penis) as a means to draw attention to yourself.

                • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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                  @Kid A: ZING!!!!!!!!!!!!

            • Prezi says:
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              @Jack Full O’ Hate: lemme know man, first rounds on me! Dont roofie me…

              • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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                @Prezi: it will be a sunday night after a weekend hangin with Sky

                • Prezi says:
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                  @Jack Full O’ Hate: okay cool, you should be out of roofies then…

                  • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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                    @Prezi: can’t rape the willing. Most likely I will be staying at my buddies in Concord or my other buddy in Walnut Creek. We can do a beer. I’ll keep you posted in football league, BTW, we draft this sunday mofo

                    • Prezi says:
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                      @Jack Full O’ Hate: sweet, yep ive been cramming football today then saturday ill do the same. Then sunday you lose the league! Ha

                  • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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                    @Prezi: I have studied zero, but thats ok, I never do for football, I let what the draft presents me dictate who I pick

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gray, Niese, Wilson… Then they get wonky…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d go Cole, Ross if you need to go to the next two

      • Brooke says:
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        Hey Grey, I forgot to mention Cosart in that group. Where would you place him in the group of 5 that you listed? Thank you!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Before Ross

  141. royce! says:
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    Hi Grey! Unlike Brooke, I do usually ask you long questions, and I am incapable of abandoning a habit, soo…in my 14 team h2h counting the standard 5 cats plus k/bb and holds, I have recently been using 2 of the 4 RP spots for either SP/RP guys or saves gambles (de la Rosa, and now Hunter). My pitching looks like this:

    SP- Zimmermann
    SP- Peavy
    RP- Holland
    RP- Benoit
    RP- Hunter
    RP- Cingrani
    P- Ryu
    P- Cobb
    P- H. Bailey
    BN- Cole
    BN- Gray
    BN- W. Chen
    BN- Nova
    BN- Gee
    DL- Halladay

    So I’m thinking I should cut the crap and grab some holds guys since good ones are available, like David Carpenter, Hoover, K Rod, Joe Smith. Good idea to lose a couple of these starters? If so, which ones? I’m thinking Chen and Cole (heard he might head to the bullpen in Sept), but it’s hard bc they have been pretty good recently. If I did drop them, I’d definitely grab Carpenter, but who else?

    Thanks for all the help with this team. I’ll buy you a daiquiri, but you’ll have to go to Nashville to pick it up…

    • Wake Up says:
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      @royce!: and unlike Brooke, the jury is still out on whether or not you have a penis…

      (kidding, bee assassin)

      • royce! says:
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        @Wake Up: Don’t make me change my avatar!

        • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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          @royce!: hoover should go right back to the 8th inning with broxton’s season ending reinjury. i’ve reversed course and gone back to him in 3 leagues.

      • royce! says:
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        @Wake Up: Oh hey, the bees are back! Only a couple of weeks after my horrendous error, I noticed that they were still buzzing around my kumquat tree, and now they’re all over. So there’s clearly another hive nearby. Huge relief.

        Now I’m waiting for them to get complacent…

        • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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          @royce!: hey are you beating or losing to your brother in law? didn’t you draft his team?

          • royce! says:
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            @Jack Full O’ Hate: I’m in 1st, he’s up to 3d, thanks in part to ignoring my plea to not pick up Liriano…I’m really hoping that we can face off in the finals, but forget it Jack, it’s h2h…

            • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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              @royce!: very nice, I was a Liriano doubter, but who could of predicted this, it’s better to be lucky than good.

              BTW, I never doubted you were a man, I just don’t envision you as very tall, like 5’7/5’8

              • royce! says:
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                @Jack Full O’ Hate: hahaha…I tower above those mere mortals…

                • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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                  @royce!: 5’9″ then gotcha

                  • goodfold2 says:
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                    @Jack Full O’ Hate: i’m the 5 ft 8 guy smaller than the woman in brooke’s picture.

                    • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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                      @goodfold2: sorry about that

        • Wake Up says:
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          @royce!: Hahahaha…

      • frankgrimes says:
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        @Wake Up: haha

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d lose Cole for Carp… I’d hold on the rest for now

  142. bossmanjunior says:
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    Any idea why they took away Schierholtz’s steal? Maybe they ruled it catcher indifference an inning or so later. God I hate that rule.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Prolly, worst rule ever

  143. Nomad pantaloons says:
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    Hey, I’m having trouble with picking a streamer, and I only get one more move until Monday…
    I was thinking about picking up chacin tomorrow against the marlins but I would have to drop either chen (next start Fenway), Kennedy (in az, which I can’t freaking wait for) or Zimmerman (in kc)… Are any of these guys unstoppable at this point and if so who should I drop ( thinking chen as the bsox scare the daylights out of me)…thank you for any thoughts you might have

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Chen for Chacin

  144. frankgrimes says:
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    why didn’t the Jewcer just say I’m a douche I lied I’m sorry see ya next year peace out

    • Kid A says:
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      @frankgrimes: Remorseless and emotionless attempt at public manipulation by presenting himself as something he is not.
      Textbook psychopathic behavior.
      Sort of like posing as a chick on a fantasy baseball blog and making crude sexual advances in an attempt to get attention. Only the sick and twisted.

      • frankgrimes says:
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        @Kid A: I read that the Jewcer apology statement was 943 words. Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address was 273 words.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Guys that wear Ed Hardy don’t go out like that

      • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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        @Grey: I kinda hate that Ed Hardy T’s get such a bad rap, Ed Hardy is such an important icon to the tattoo renaissance in the 70’s, it’s lame that his artwork gets associated with major douchebags

        • Prezi says:
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          @Jack Full O’ Hate: says the guy with a spray tan and an ed hardy shirt on…

          • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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            @Prezi: thats my natural skin tone, I’m too poor to afford ed hardy

            • Brooke says:
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              Lol, why does it not surprise me that you can’t afford a T shirt Jack. At least your parents probably don’t charge you for living in their basement. On the bright side, Fall is right around the corner, so maybe you can make a nice allowance raking leaves….

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, totally

  145. Jason says:
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    What you think about Sandoval rest of the way? He was just dropped in my 14 team. I need HR’s…Lake and Arenado are also available.

    • frankgrimes says:
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      @Jason: ROS he prob gains 15lbs

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I wouldn’t bother with Pablo but I don’t know who you have instead… I’d go Lake from those 3

  146. goodfold2 says:
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    watching this kelly start i have no idea how he’s had that era for almost 2 months or whatever it is. Doesn’t appear to be fooling this team that leads the majors in K’s. Upton just rocked one to center. YEAH! except i had a 10 game streak for the cash streak that i knew i should’ve just avoided this game, but i also saw it was against maholm. Cardinals also have 1 hit after 4 innings against Maholm. They’re F’ed.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He was very lucky

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: yeah, i remember when all of us were just waiting for carmart to take his job (it’ll be westbroke’s now); just waiting for kelly to suck again….. just kept waiting.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup

          • goodfold2 says:
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            @Grey: and now maholm’s finally showed up to the game, so i’ll likely get to 11 game streak.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Nice

  147. SteveNZ says:
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    Stammen FTW! Get on board Grey!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Damn, that’s right… When I get home I’ll grab him and lose DeRosa… I had a lousy stream day today

      • SteveNZ says:
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        @Grey: No streaming for me today. Just the Stammen vulture win and bonus Robertson save. And a big offensive day – right back in the race…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nice! I had like one of those 3 for 12 days with one run and no pitching…

          • SteveNZ says:
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            @Grey: Blech – had too many of those to mention this year. Even gained a point in AVG…

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Nice… I’m maxed in average

      • SteveNZ says:
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        @Grey: Another scoreless from Siegrist, a walk to J-Up (which I’m fine with!) notwithstanding.

        That’s all we’ll get from him today though.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nice!

  148. Jon says:
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    Recommend 2 to keep? For an OF and DH spot:

    Smoak, Kendrick, ARam, Gardner, Fowler, Victorino

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Fowler, Victorino

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: even at victorino’s age? would’ve thought kendrick.

  149. SteveNZ says:
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    I can’t be the only one who found it kinda ironic that when J-Up finally had someone on board when he hit a home run, it was the damn pitcher.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: yep, i’m sure kelly thought it funny.

  150. SteveNZ says:
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    Here’s Holland. Let’s get behind the vulture win!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Please!

      • SteveNZ says:
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        @Grey: Stupid Royals. Hosmer gets on, Perez (natch) strikes out and Moobs GIDP.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Figures

  151. Jack Full O' Hate says:
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    How’s New York going? you catching a game while you’re in town?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah, it’s my grandfather’s birthday on Saturday… Just went into the city and ate a place called Milos, it’s also in Vegas, was damn good…

      • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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        @Grey: I’ll take note of Milo’s next time I’m in Vegas. How old is your Grandfather? I lost my first in ’95 and my other in ’10 and I’m younger than you….barely

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          He’s 86, he goes by Joe, he has a full head of hair and looks like De Niro…

          • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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            @Grey: awesome, I’ll look him up when I go to New York to see a Mets game

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Ha

  152. jj says:
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    darin ruf or adam laroche ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ruf

  153. Sir says:
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    In a keeper league (OBP) and my team is terrible this year-

    1. Do I to give him my McCutchen + Kemp for his Carlos Gonzalez + Trout?

    2. What about my McCutchen + Votto for his CarGo + Trout?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Sure… 2. Sounds decent

  154. Mitch says:
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    Another blown save for Betencourt, and left with elbow injury. Probably DL bound again, but either way Rex should close ROS.

    As a betencourt owner, i’ll be dropping him tonight for either Dane DeLa Rosa, Putz, or Chia-pet Lo. still undecided. Leaning DeLaRosa

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Grab DLR

      • Mitch says:
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        @Grey: Cool, glad you agree. Then if/when Frieri gets the role back (rumors he will), I can drop DLR for some other Putz (pun intended).

        G-d dammit this week I’ve been hurt with Napoli, Upton (although he’s back and homered today) and Bautista. Now this nonsense with Betencourt. Don’t these a-holes know that it’s time to man-up since there are only a few weeks left?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha… Exactly!

  155. costaricanchata says:
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    @ Grey :

    am getting conflicting reports .
    is betancourt hurt (elbow) ?
    grab brothers ??

    • Mitch says:
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      @costaricanchata: hurt or not, grab brothers. 2 blown saves for betencourt. betencourt is done either way.

    • SteveNZ says:
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      @costaricanchata: I’m not Grey, but yeah. He blew the save and then left with the trainer.

      • costaricanchata says:
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        @SteveNZ:

        wait .
        you’re not Grey ?
        wait .
        i knew that .
        you’re still schizophrenic , though , right ??

        • SteveNZ says:
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          @costaricanchata: Heh. The switch to Hornung seems to be working for my teams. On a more even keel of late.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Grab Brothers, he’s hurt

      • SteveNZ says:
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        @costaricanchata: @Grey: Rockies official Twitter account saying a sprained elbow.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, that’s bad…

      • costaricanchata says:
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        @Grey:

        thanks .
        just got back from the dog track and saw the note on espn .
        cbs did not confirm .

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You win?

          • costaricanchata says:
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            @Grey:

            if losing less than $30 is considered a win ,
            then , yeah , i’m on a roll !

            • goodfold2 says:
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              @costaricanchata: when the rake is 20% that almost is a win.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Nice (non-loss-of-a) payday!

  156. SteveNZ says:
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    Perez doing to the Royals today what he’s done to his owners all season.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Exactly

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Guess who just picked up Stammen? This guy!

      • SteveNZ says:
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        @Grey: You won’t be sorry*.

        *Not a guarantee

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          HA! I know… Fingers crossed for a vulture win (sometimes they come in packs like wolves*)

          *No actual data researched for that

  157. MB says:
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    Yea it has come down to this, hoes or dozier in 5×5?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hoes

  158. Jiggy Nits says:
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    So it seems like i got the 5×5 NL roto keeper locked down and im trying to make a move on Segura who a guy in my league drafted for (1$) essentially helping him get second place.

    Which side do you like: Chapman (3$) + R.Zimmerman (15) and Castro (19) for Segura (1) Gregerson (10) and Gee (5)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Segura

  159. ty says:
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    sup grey, Lost Heyward….replacement options 5×5 roto
    K Davis
    Viciedo
    Jay
    Swisher
    Schierholtz
    I lead my league in HRs by 15 so i’m good on power

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Viciedo for a few days

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Oh, good on power? That’s all these guys are except Jay… Grab him

      • ty says:
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        @Grey: 10-4 on that! had him locked in just wanted to get a grey confirm, over

  160. goodfold2 says:
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    lohse for de aza fair in a league where i need runs badly? steals too.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      De Aza side

  161. i wanna contribut this gem to the glossary of nicknames;
    Puiggilo(rhymes with jiggilo) he or she who picked him up and just fucks every team in his way

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not crazy about it

  162. Jack Full O' Hate says:
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    Miller or Flores?

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @Jack Full O’ Hate: i would think miller overall, unless you really needed rbi’s more than other stats.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Miller

      • Jack Full O' Hate says:
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        @Grey: I was leaning that way, needed that extra push and with Flores at home vs Detroit coupled with his bad home numbers, it made sense

  163. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    redmond @HOU
    or
    Jimenez vs MIN
    tomorrrow?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d going Redmond

    • costaricanchata says:
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      @costaricanchata:

      oops .
      i forgot the part about the free jerseys .

  164. Dani says:
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    Would you pick up Perez for a start at White Sox tomorrow? (Sale) 12 teamer

  165. letsgobravos says:
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    My opponent with the crazy good pitching staff has the easiest schedule possible to boot this week. Was trying to stream against him to take Ks Ws and QS, but i have 5 starts remaining from my current roster while he has 6. Among his 6 remaining, he is @metco @ Miami, @ san fran, @ sea and his “tough starts” are washington and arizona. Meanwhile I have Peavy @ LAD and Sonny @ Baltimore. If I try and stream, I’ll have to drop Sonny or Wood. League is full of braves fans so if I drop Wood he will prob be claimed. Sonny I could prob get back after his Detroit start. Ugh. So I could potentially get 3 more starts to get to 8 left to his 6.

    i trail by 18 on Ks, winning WHIP .93 to 1.06 but losing ERA 2.4 to 1.3, down by 1 on Ws, and 3 on QS. To add insult to injury, he has 3 closers while I have 5 yet he leads 6-3 there. The crazy thing is his pitching staff has been putting up a 2ish era and sub 1 era every week with about 80ks so this isn’t even out of the ordinary. Not sure if I can even hope to take any cats away by streaming unless I were to drop Wood also and use 2 spots for streamers the next 3 days.

  166. Hal Incandenza says:
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    Late entry: Serial palsy

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