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And I had no part in it.  I’m not a morning person…or afternoon, really.  Shoot, there’s some nights where I pretend I’m a morning person at night so people don’t think I’m not a night person either.  Eye-thurr way!  Nick had to go to a funeral, so he needed to tape the podcast about four hours before I wake up on the West Coast and about three hours before Rudy rises in Austin, so he went it alone and with some fellow Razzball East Coasters, JB and JayWrong.  I don’t know why Nick doesn’t just record my high-pitched laugh and sprinkle it throughout the podcast and it would be like I’m there anyway.  “Hey, Grey, what do you think of Henry Urrutia?”  *high-pitched cackle*  And that’s it.  So, JB went in-depth on the top 5 starters he’s buying for the rest of the season.  One guy is Rick Porcello?  Oh, JB, I’ve polluted your mind with my Porcello love.  At one point, JB got deep into advanced stats and Nick had to remind him that “radio” doesn’t cover math.  Those are calculators, JB.  Geez!  JayWrong joined the hulla-on-the-blue and went over his top 100 2013 fantasy baseball keeper list.  Matt Kemp at 9?  Josh Donaldson at 43?  Kyle Seager at 54?  Who made this list?  Oh, wait, JayWrong did.  (BTW, hulla-on-the-blue is my trademarked phrase, but I encourage you to use it.  Just send me a nickel when you do.)  Anyway, here’s the Razzball podcast (now with some extra morning yawns):

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  1. goodfold2 says:
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    now after yesterday i can 2nd guess my zunino drop every day until phegley’s next good day. If Ziegler is still closing in september and I go out of my playoffs for not having picked him up when i was much more concerned with longer term needs than next 2 weeks i’m cutting off an ear or something. Did have enough pickups to get yelich though, and still one left this week in case veras gets flipped. Marisnick was picked up about 2.5 hours after i got yelich (Thanks Razzball frequent commentators!). redraft so hope grey’s wrong for my sake, but if not good for grey’s sake.
    1 today only yelich or brad miller at util? Scott sits vs lefty today. One more Miller start at 2nd and i can bench gyorko till his 2-26 ass wakes up and realizes he’s no longer on the DL.

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @goodfold2: some mix of great post earlier today (it was) and my still not having slept and finding myself in indiana for the next 36 minutes has me finding that post to be the best in a while.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        @goodfold2: I’m finding myself in Indiana at the end of the week, yay, me… 1. Miller

        • goodfold2 says:
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          @Grey: really, why would someone of your stature be in that state? Showing fantasy basketball guys how to write?

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Haha… Wedding thing, Cougar is from there…

            • goodfold2 says:
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              @Grey: ended up putting yelich in for choo since all of a sudden he’s getting 2 lefties.

  2. Jay

    jaywrong says:
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    +

    • Prezz says:
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      @jaywrong: ++

      • Jay

        jaywrong says:
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        @Prezz: Plus another +.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @jaywrong: You don’t get a nickel if you put the plus sign yourself…

      • Jay

        jaywrong says:
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        @Grey: WUT

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sorry to be the one to break it to you…

  3. Gareth says:
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    A guy in my league made the following roster moves last night:

    7/23/13 1:59 AM ET MAKE IT RAIN
    Saunders, Michael LF SEA – Added
    Ruggiano, Justin LF MIA – Dropped

    Thats understandable………..

    7/23/13 1:57 AM ET MAKE IT RAIN
    Hellickson, Jeremy SP TB – Added
    Hamels, Cole SP PHI – Dropped

    Really?

    7/23/13 1:56 AM ET MAKE IT RAIN
    Locke, Jeff SP PIT – Added
    Samardzija, Jeff SP CHC – Dropped

    WTF!

    Should I drop Jarrod Parker and Asdrubal Cabrera and make a claim for these two top end pitchers? Why would this dude drop them?

    • fitz says:
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      @Gareth: Yes, not sure why you had Parker when Locke was available though!

    • Prezz says:
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      @Gareth: just quit the league, damn..

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Gareth: That’s odd…Why was Locke still available?! I’d drop Parker for Hamels and Asdrubal for Samardzija

  4. Brian says:
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    Just received a trade in my 12 team mixed H2H 6×5. I give Goldy and receive Tulo?? Its a close trade. Decline or accept?? Not sure what to do oh wise one!!! I have been playing the hot hand at SS all year.

    My team is Perez, Goldy, Kinsler, Cabrera, Aybar, Cruz, Jones, Trumbo, Choo. Bench is Aoki, Frazier, Myers.

    Thanks

    BB

  5. the hungary hippo says:
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    Rios just got dropped for some reason… My bottom 3 position players are Gardner, Hosmer, and Victorino. Who do I drop to add Rios?

    Thanks

  6. JFK says:
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    Hey Grey, whaddya say…have the following trades under consideration in a 12-team keeper:

    1) Their Carlos Gomez (18th round keeper) + 6th rounder for my AJax (20th round keeper) + Kinsler (N/A) + 10th rounder; I like Gomez’s keeper value and the 6th rounder, but concerned that he might tail off.

    2) Their Harper (N/A) + 5th rounder for my Wil Myers (21st round keeper) + Jim Johnson (N/A) + 7th rounder. Might be able to get the 7th rounder to a 9th rounder, but still feel like I may be giving up too much in Johnson.

    3) Their JUp (N/A) + Jay Bruce (N/A) + Doug Fister (10th round keeper) + 8th rounder for my Pence (13th round keeper) + Carpenter (21st round keeper) + Wheeler (21st round keeper) + 5th rounder. Wasn’t planning on keeping any of these guys, so strictly a play for this season.

    Do you do any/all of these trades?
    Playing for now to make playoffs (I’m six games back from the last spot), but not sure I’d make it past the first round so hedging for next season, as well…current roster:

    C – Lucroy/1B – Freeman/2B – Kinsler/SS – Brad Miller/3B – Machado/OF – AJax, Myers, Pence/Utility – Carpenter/Bench – BJ Upton (could swap for Gattis or McLouth)
    SP – King Felix, Verlander, Iwakuma, Masterson, Lackey, Erasmo, Wheeler, Beachy, Ogando
    RP – Johnson, Reed, Brothers

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @JFK: 1. Hold 2. Hold 3. Go for it

  7. Mr. Glass says:
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    is dropping Wi Chen(BAL) for Yelich a solid move or is Marisnick going to be a better pick up where he was on a recent tear

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Mr. Glass: It’s fine if you need an OF…Go Yelich

  8. Alky Sobrera says:
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    Should one be trying to flip Garzilla before he starts his AL stint? I can’t decide if his stock went up or down for the life of me, lol.

    • Alky Sobrera says:
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      @Alky Sobrera:

      Oh, and awesome read this morning. Lincecum bit made me chortle. I didn’t know I could chortle…I can’t figure out if my stock just went up or down for the life of me…

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        @Alky Sobrera: Thanks! Depends what you can get for Garzilla, I don’t think his stock really moved much in reality…

  9. Brian bushman says:
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    Yelich bro!! He has arrived!! My keeper team has sprouted it’s last bud no pun intended or maybe it was…anyway-he’s not japaneeeeeeeeeese but, you know, he(Yelich)wants to do something about it!! I can’t Yel-ich any louder unless I put the 2nd l in Yelich, but I am happy for the rest of the 2013 year since the Christian is here!!!!

  10. Brian bushman says:
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    I might have gotten a little carried away there….but is anyone else pumped for a Miami outfield with Yelich and the Manchild as well as the defector on the mound?….#somethingtowatchinmiamiagain

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Brian bushman: My excitement is about a 6 for this year… Can move up…

      • Brian bushman says:
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        @Grey: I won’t be sad that its a 6 since your at least sayin there’s a chance that it’ll move up but I couldn’t sleep when the manchild finally came up. I couldn’t sleep when I knew the defector would arrive right away in Miami. And I couldn’t sleep last night when I hazily saw yelich got the call….people actually jumped on Ozuna at any point, so people should LOVE to gander at C Yel!! By the way I like fantasy sports and sarcasm and it may even cause some razzballers to orgasm, but it’s not your fault. It’s just baseball stuff. A beautiful thing. Gotta go to work now and wait for the marlins game to start. I remember my first beer to.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha! Yeah, I wanna get excited about Yelich more, so I hope there’s reason to this year… It could factor in that I don’t own him but do own Marisnick, so can he get some excitement?

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            @Grey: oh yeah absolutely!! I dig anyone with power and speed combos and that Marsinick does have but I think Yelich has a more mlb ready swing and that’s the kicker…if ya wanna get excited about Yelich YouTube “Christian yelich walkoff” it was 2011 milb homer of the year that should be an enticing minute!! The next few hours can’t come quick enough!! Best luck to your Marsinick I hope he shreds too but I can’t wait to see Yelich in action!!

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, I hope he shreds slightly more…Extra shredded?

              • Brian bushman says:
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                @Grey: dual shredding to da max!! Shredded like the lettuce in the finest taco(too bad jake isn’t Mexican). Shredded like a drew pomeranz or Chris volstad pitch in any game against any team…Yelich in the 2 hole mars in the 6th…that gap will close soon hopefully-were just an hour and a half away!!! Bout to fake vomit at work I think…

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Fake heave into your pants and tell them peace…

                  • Brian bushman says:
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                    @Grey: bahahaha done!! They won’t even ask questions!! Id say your a gentleman and a scholar but more accurate may be that ur a moustache pimp and a fantasy guru

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      True and true

                  • Brian bushman says:
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                    @Grey: well they got their debut at bats out of the way now-yelich had the better 1st at bat tho neither took many extra pitches the first time round…marisnick looks real big for being sorta speedy

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Marisnick looks more like a big leaguer, Yelich looks like he’s 12…

                    • Brian bushman says:
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                      @Brian bushman: I hope yelich is only 12!! I can use him for another 30 years!! Usually it goes the other way-”the Cuban or dominican age” where you take their reported age and add 3 years hahaha!! I won’t make too much out of 2 at bats but he’s everything I expected!!

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      HA!

                  • Brian bushman says:
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                    @Grey: man that gap conducive stroke will net yelich xbh’s for many years…Yellin Yelich!!

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      I can’t get over how young he looks…

                    • Brian bushman says:
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                      @Brian bushman: yah his younger brother Colin I think plays for like LSU and he, the younger brother, may look older than Christian…at least he doesn’t have a douchey lookin haircut like Harper…yelich is so skinny I could see him being an easy 25,30 hr guy with his swing when he fills out…more than that I just wanna see him rip off some batting titles to be honest

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Agreed… Anything’s better than the Harper rooster…

                    • Brian bushman says:
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                      @Brian bushman: yelich!! The manchild!! The defector!! And a buncha chattin with Grey!! Can’t ask for more than that unless I’m talkin blondes and blondes and low standards!! Thanks for the replies I’ll letcha get on to better things now I’ll stay tuned as a loyal razzballer would-keep up the good work

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Ha, no problem

  11. Prezz says:
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    nick went all canadian rage there at the beginning… woah man! speakers!

    • Jay

      jaywrong says:
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      @Prezz: That emotion does not exist in Canada.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Prezz: Gotta agree with JayWrong here… Canadian Dry? Yes… Canadian Rage? Nah…

      • Prezz says:
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        yeah, you guys are prolly right.. all the weed and crapes keep them at ease.. that was most likely Nick at a 10.

        you dont want to see him at 10+!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nick’s on the cover of Canadian Living with a kitten, he feels no rage ever…

          • Prezz says:
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            @Grey: just an all around swell guy, that Nick.. with a voice of an angel.. if an angel smoked a pack a day.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              He smokes Angel cigarettes, actually.. Canadian brand…

              • Prezz says:
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                @Grey: HA! its a beautiful thing, i tell ya…

  12. Jaelen Rosen says:
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    Would you drop Gattis for Yelich? My Catcher is A.J

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

  13. FrankGrimes says:
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    just once haha

    can we get an all grey podcast just once?

    • Jack Full of Hate says:
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      @FrankGrimes: funny, I’m waiting for the all Nick podcast

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agreed! …Grimey!

  14. Jack Full of Hate says:
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    with Zeigler getting named the closer, would you drop Hernandez for Clippard? I’m on the fence, Zeigler has been decent and I’m not sure if he holds the job

    • Alky Sobrera says:
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      @Jack Full of Hate:

      I’d be shocked if the dbags don’t make a move by the deadline. Don’t think Ziegler holds on, but don’t think Hernandez gets it either…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I would…

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Grey: that works, i also posted this little donut story last night after you were off

        The baby’s mama told me that after watching Next Food Network Star her friend and husband were going to drive out for strawberry donuts from Culver City. I find this amusing because, A) they would, and B) baby’s mama has taken donuts to them from there before but not Strawberry ones, even though I told her the three times prior to take them. Nobody listens to Jack

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, it wasn’t the best representation of the Donut Man, but after watching that I was was thinking about when I could drive out there for them, even though you’ve already told me they were good… The power of a second opinion, I suppose….

          • Jack Full of Hate says:
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            @Grey: the best opinion is your own, next time you go to Palm Springs just stop by and find out. I sent you directions in the e-mail, I think. The place is a hole and they make decent donuts, but the dude has his eye catcher ( the fresh strawberry and Peach)….the coffee sucks. I feel I have built this too much, nah, who cares, I like them and I know many others who do. It’s funny because it’s such a simple concept.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Funny, Cougar just said the same thing about when we drive out to the desert… Honestly, I’m not a huge donut fan…Great donuts or otherwise… But I kinda feel like I gotta try them now…

              • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                @Grey: I’ll find something else to make it worth the stop…..and it won’t be a personal appearance by me either

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Nice

                  • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                    @Grey: nice to the former or the latter?

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Former

                  • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                    @Grey: I’m having a woody allen moment over here

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      I won’t go where that first took me…

                  • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                    @Grey: thank you, you can’t un post

  15. LongoTulo says:
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    Hey rad dudes, im in a 12 team h2h w 3 keeper option. Got offered Jose Fernandez, Matt Moore and C.C. for Goldschmidt. I love Goldie and was gonna keep him but I don’t think i can pass this up. I have top offense based on roto stats and need sp help. I have Tulo, Longo, Crush Davis and Harvey as potential keepers, as well. I have to do this deal, right? Thanks for your help.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d pass it up…

      • LongoTulo says:
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        @Grey: but you must admit, u have an unhealthy love for Goldie, right? Damn…would you do the deal for Crush Davis instead or just completely pass?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          CC’s hot garbage, Moore’s solid but can be a WHIP nightmare and Fernandez is 21 years old so he’s far from a lock for anything…

          • Shawn of the livid says:
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            @Grey: Grey so smart (Chinese accent)

  16. ryanjoe13 says:
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    Do I start Yelich immediately until Kemp comes back?

    My other option would be Adam Eaton? Then would you drop Eaton when I have to make room for Kemp coming off DL?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup, Yelich

  17. jvh4 says:
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    Please Rank ROS
    Samardzja, Lester, Cobb

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You did

  18. Curious D says:
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    Trade Cashner + Bourn for JZimm? Need speed but Bourn is not running – thoughts?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds solid

  19. pooonhunter says:
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    My man Grey,

    If miggy is out… would you pick up c.johnson,k.johnson or m.young to fill in off waivers?

    Thank you!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Is he out? Kelly

      • pooonhunter says:
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        @Grey: Just seeing day to day, if I had to guess I would think they may rest him a couple games. Ive got a lot of DTD guys on my bench lately that have been missing a few games in a row. But what do I know? LOL

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, not sure either, I haven’t heard anything on him yet…

        • pooonhunter says:
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          @pooonhunter: UPDATE Just saw that Don Kelly is starting at 3rd, man Im hurtin..

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            LL Donkey? That sucks…

  20. ryanjoe13 says:
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    Someone in my league just dropped Billy Butler.

    Drop Yelich for Butler? Re-draft league

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

  21. letsgobravos says:
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    Giants are starting Surkamp and Zito, two lefties in their DH tonight with the Reds….sit Choo?

    • Prezz says:
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      @letsgobravos: i guess just any ol lefty is bad for choo… I’m defintiley not scared of those two… who are your other options?

      • letsgobravos says:
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        @Prezz: Options are Hamilton (if he’s playing) or Lawrie who has a good matchup against a lefty.

        • Prezz says:
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          @letsgobravos: i’m sure hams will suit up today… but id prolly go Lawrie and cross my fingers. like i said tho, those lefties aren’t anything special. But hard to start choo against any non-righty. good luck!

          • Prezz says:
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            heisey not a bad idea at all, as grey said. if you can drop a guy im sure he’ll manage better than lawrie or hambone..

            Matt adams, “someone say hambone!?”

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Ha!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup, sit him… Grab Heisey if you can

  22. Prezz says:
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    i got on my comp today to find a new avi, since i got revenge on Dusty and left him in too long.. My avatar is Dustied! but.. i cant find anything fitting… so, to be continued..

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Keep us abreast! (Hehe, abreast)

      • Prezz says:
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        @Grey: hehe.. will do! if someone could photoshop me a Gaudin next to a stretcher pic, that’d be awesome.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Oh man, why hasn’t anyone done this yet?

          • Prezz says:
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            @Grey: hopefully they will now.. Big 10 OTI dollars comin that persons way when they do… cust kayin..

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              I got OTI dollars burning a hole in my OTI pocket for that gif… Gee-IF or ghee-IF or whatever it is…

              • Prezz says:
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                @Grey: Or Jiff, if peanut butter is reading…

  23. nyjacobs says:
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    grey – rotw catcher s.perez, m. montero, e. gattis? leaning gattis, honestly frustrated with salvador, he hasn’t been terrible but very boring.. i would be dropping perez. roto league. leading in singles need more power… thoughts? thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Montero

  24. hankp says:
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    Would you trade Prince, Garza and Francisco for Stanton, Prado and Daniel Murphy in a 5×5? I have the pitching depth to absorb the Garza loss

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

      • hankp says:
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        @Grey: What if it was Michael Young instead of Francisco, still a no go?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          It wouldn’t change anything

  25. JDW says:
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    Yelich, Smelich – the only “Chris” I want to hear about is Colabello:

    The guinea from Minne…apolis

    This Italian Stallion is crushing International League Pitching – not that wispy crap coming out of the PCL.

    You want a stat line? I’ll give you a stat line:

    322 ABs, 24 HRs, 76 RBIs, 56Runs, .354 BA, 1.084 OPS.

    THAT is a spicy meatball. My man has been like a Lamborghini ALL. YEAR. LONG. And the Twins are finally giving this 32 year old a shot. I’m pulling for the kid.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HA! Nice…

    • JDW says:
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      @JDW: He’s only 29 by the way. My bad.

  26. Alky Sobrera says:
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    Erasmo or Erasno-today? That is the question.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’m starting him

      • Alky Sobrera says:
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        @Grey:

        Thanks grey. I avoided the boston start, but I’m very tempted here. Let’s see if I can bring some fairy dust to sprinkle over the stat line.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          There is thought that there’s fairies living amongst us…

          • Alky Sobrera says:
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            @Grey:

            My barista is a fairy. No really, wings and all, nyclife yo.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Isn’t it #nyclife?

              • Alky Sobrera says:
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                @Grey:

                Only hashtag for me will be on my tombstone.

                #fckhashtags

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  #ahashtagdidit

                  • Alky Sobrera says:
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                    @Grey:

                    Dangit thems whiskers be clever!

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Bam!

  27. Seever says:
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    Yelich or Matt Adams ROS? UTIL- OPS, XHB league

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yelich

  28. costaricanchata says:
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    @ jb gilp :

    maybe “pro” – gress ?

  29. bossmanjunior says:
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    Sitting Garza versus NYY tomorrow?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah

  30. John says:
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    Choose 1 for tonights game 5×5 h2h: Cozart, Bradford (possibly 2 games), Rizzo vLHP Corbin or Matt Adams LHB v RHP Pettibone.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      What does Hitter-Tron say? Rizzo…

  31. Anthony says:
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    In a long term keeper you’d rather have votto/cespedes or mccutchen/homer…? Thanks! Most categories league with ops added!

  32. airweino says:
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    Just lost Grilli…do I pick up Melancon or K-Rod as a replacement?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Melancon

  33. Tom says:
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    Grilli now on the DL. Pirates encouraged about initial observation but he has also been sent away from the team for further evaluation. Do I drop Benoit (lame duck?) for Melancon? Henderson and Axford are both on waiver as a backup plan in case Grilli isn’t hurt too bad. Too risky?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d go for it…

    • Alky Sobrera says:
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      @Tom:

      Is benoit really a lame duck? He hasn’t done anything to lose the job imo, but it seems the prevailing thought is that detroit needs a new 9th inning man. I’m hoping he sticks.

  34. costaricanchata says:
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    @ Grey :

    have had yelich on my minor league roster (dynasty league) for a year and a half , now .
    have only seen a few of his ab ‘s in all of that time and am dependent , mainly , on
    stats and reports that i have read .
    don’t plan on promoting him to the major league squad until spring of 2014 .
    hoping he doesn’t turn out to be just another james loney .
    any assurances ?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He’s nowhere near Loney… Great pedigree… You got yourself a nice keeper for many, many years…

  35. costaricanchata says:
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    am liking that melky is back (hoping he gets off with “time served”) because
    it allows bautista to fall back into the 3 hole … a better line-up spot for him , imo .

      • fitz says:
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        @Alky Sobrera: Yes, heard Heyman say the same thing on the radio today. Colon and Melky could both get off on time served because the biogenesis lab had already been closed down at the time of their suspensions.

      • Prezz says:
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        @Alky Sobrera: yeah, he served enough time typing up that fake website in his me-mas basement… duh!

    • Prezz says:
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      @costaricanchata: Ah, the PED trickle down on Chatas lineup… gotta love it.

  36. JJ says:
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    Start
    Cole@washington
    or
    Erasmo vs. Cleveland?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Erasmo

      • Jasen says:
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        @Grey:
        Or should I start both. I would have to sit one of my closers probably C.Janssen

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Start both then…

  37. FrankGrimes says:
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    I’m rolling out three rookies tonight Cole Cosart n Eraser plus Corbin (is he considered a rook too?)
    prayer circle please…I need hella points had two shutous vs me last night arrrrgh

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s a prayer rectangle and it starts in an hour…

  38. letsgobravos says:
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    Grey, who do you like out of these Braun replacement options.

    Roster is…

    1b-goldy
    2b-phillips
    3b-longo
    ss-zobrist
    OF- J UP, Harper, Brown
    B- Braun, EYJ

    SP- Scherzer, Bailey, Peavy, Garza, Parker, Nolasco
    RP- Nathan, Mujica, Romo, Perkins, Cishek

    Options for a bench bat…Bourn, either of the Marlins prospects, KelJO, Prado

    Options for a SP… Chacin, Kluber, Archer, Alex Wood, Peralta, and Gaudin.

    Or I could grab Ziegler and try to trade one of my closers.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bourn…

  39. Mike says:
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    Grey,

    Yu being scared of garzilla is amazing!

    Need a closer…however I can’t slip any further in terms of era and whip. Who should I grab, and should I grab one now or wait and see what happens after the deadline?

    Gregg, Veras, hendo, wilhelmsen, putz, Ziegler, bastardo.

    I have Kimbrel and reed

    Also,

    Pick up Marisnick, carter, or Gattis as a util?

    Thanks!

    Reply

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wilhelmsen… Marisnick

  40. JASON KATNIP says:
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    Jonathon Villar or Brad Miller, drop any of these?

    Balfour
    Janssen
    Perez
    Ziegler
    Melancon
    Brothers
    Henderson or Ricky Nolasco though #6 starter.

    Or flip Howie Kendrick and one from above for upgrade starter +Villar or Miller waiver addition?

    • JASON KATNIP says:
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      Howie and Ziegler for CJ wilson?

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Wilson

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Miller, Nolasco… Sure, try to flip Kendrick…

  41. Aero says:
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    Miggy out of the lineup. Heaven help me, I’m playing Moustakas! (leaving Lawrie and Arenado on the wire)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yikes

  42. T Moore says:
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    Mr Grey: Another shameless and outrageous attack on our poor Mr Jay Wrong…

    Please; know that, 100,000s of Razzball readers log onto this website daily in hopes of being able to read his superlative FBB body of work..

    He is, after all, the Star of the Show…

    • T Moore says:
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      @T Moore:

      And does a great Ethyl Merman too

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      What attack? You’re all…Wrong!

  43. MasterofGrond says:
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    Have you already started the prayer dodecahedron for Erasmo tonight?

    Could really use fewer than 7ER tonight…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I hear ya, me too… It starts soon…

  44. jaw says:
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    how much do you think braun will be worth next year in a 12 team 5×5 $280 h2h auction? he was just dropped in my auction keeper league and the winning FAAB bid is the keeper price for next year and im trying to figure out how much to bid. (he went for $54 this year)

    • FrankGrimes says:
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      @jaw: $27

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      $30

  45. MasterofGrond says:
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    Oh god did I really start Todd Frazier in place of Swiggy?

    UGH

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ouch

      • MasterofGrond says:
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        @Grey: Somehow this is actually not blowing up in my face (yet).

        2 for 2!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          (Yet)

  46. fitz says:
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    What do you think of trading Choo for Ian Desmond?

    Trying to rid myself of Asdrubal !

    Thanks Grey.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds decent

  47. costaricanchata says:
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    @ Grey :

    btw …. wet to the dog track a couple of days ago .
    lost over 60 bucks betting on greyhounds sired by
    Grey’s Rocket .
    figured with a name like that , was looking at
    smart dogs with steroid shots .

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You tell me not to bet on craps and you bet on dogs? You should’ve asked to bet on the rabbit…

  48. costaricanchata says:
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    * wet = went
    but , it WAS raining at orange park (jacksonville , fla) ,
    even if i was watching it on simul-cast .

  49. Wake Up says:
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    Here is some footage of ErasRam’s last start…and me trying to back away with my ratios…http://youtu.be/X2g6a1jIweI

    pretty much sums up my whole rookie pitcher experience this year!

    I’m in for the prayer double helix…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Was that a Dodge Ram?

      • Wake Up says:
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        @Grey: Yep…driving a Dodge Ram trying to dodge the ErasRam trying to blow up my ratios…of course he couldn’t even hit the broad side of a Dodge Ram at first…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          He’s driving a Likes-us tonight…

          • Wake Up says:
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            @Grey: I’ll get the chant started…

            I hear the words of the rastaman saaaaaaayyy…
            Clev-a-land your throne gone down, gone down
            Clev-a-land your trone goin down!!!

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Is that Shaggy? I can’t believe I need to wait until 7 for this start… I’m dyin’ over here!

              • Wake Up says:
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                @Grey: You’re killing me…that’s the classic “Rastaman Chant”…seldom used in FBB rookie pitching circles, true…but still…Clev-a-lan your trone goin down…

                (kill some time with Judge Leona)…

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  From the British X Factor?

                  • Wake Up says:
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                    @Grey: Why do you want to hurt me today?

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      I ate beans for lunch through my nose and I’m having brain farts.

                  • Wake Up says:
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                    @Grey: HA! that’s funny…but like the cranial legumery…still stings a little…

  50. crock says:
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    Better use of my n/a spot now that yelich is up: springer or bogaerts?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bogaerts

  51. Derrick says:
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    J. Upton and 1 closer out of Holland, Street, Uehara and Reed for Chris Davis.

    Which side?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Davis..Uehara

      • Derrick says:
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        @Grey: you like Uehara least out of that group? So II should try and move him if I’m going to move a closer?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup

  52. Jon says:
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    Which one of these guys has the biggest upside over the next 2-3 years?

    Fat Adams, Rut Rut, Brad Miller, Alcides Escobar, Marisnick, Arcia, Ozuna, Leonys Martin

    Anyone that stand out or is it pretty hard to tell?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Martin, Adams…Hard to tell

  53. baby hippo says:
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    i have fernandez and chacin facing each other… which one should i sit?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      In Coors? Both

  54. Jon says:
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    If Kemp hits the DL tomorrow, I’ll have an open spot. Who do you like? No particular position needed, just looking for possible value ROS:

    Adams, LoMo, Leonys, Ethier, Reddick, Alex Wood, Wily Peralta, Blake Parker, Pestano

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wood

  55. Fungazi says:
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    Started Ogando tonight, solid brass balls or lead brain?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hope for the best

  56. MattH says:
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    Great stuff, Grey. I picked up Yelich and Marisnick anywhere I could. Go Erasmo!
    Baseball question. In general, are hitters a little slow out of the gate after the All-Star break?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! Yeah, they can be… Takes a little while to get the engine running again after you shut down the car…

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: yelich hit in first at bat

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, I was watching it…

  57. Tom says:
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    Now I see F Rod traded. Drop Benoit for Henderson?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

      • fitz says:
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        @Grey: You’re that confident Det will trade for a closer?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Henderson is the closer and Benoit might not be after next week…

  58. Jason Katnip says:
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    Krod traded to Baltimore, will take over 8th inning and potentially 9th if JJ falters. Henderson to the 9th in MIL probably

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

      • OaktownSteve says:
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        @Grey:

        Axford

        • OaktownSteve says:
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          @OaktownSteve:

          At least I hope. Henderson has been in the set up roll. Axford has been real good though lately.

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Yeah, we have Axford still in a few leagues….

            • OaktownSteve says:
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              @Grey:

              I could definitely see it. They always said Axford was going to get a chance to pitch his way back to the job.

              • Wake Up says:
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                @OaktownSteve: I’ve been betting on Axford too…I hope you’re right…

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Would make more sense for them moving forward as a team…

                • OaktownSteve says:
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                  @Grey:

                  Get Axford a couple of saves and flip him too?

                  • Grey

                    Grey says:
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                    Yeah, could be… They need to start thinking about how they want to go into next year…

  59. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    1. 10 team league where i already have 4 closers and bastardo. use number 5 waiver on dropping bastardo for melancon or just hope no one notices he was just dropped.
    2. same league would i rather have miley/willy P/cole in place of Dickey. I don’t think he’s coming back to any sort of dominance. i traded fujikawa for him months ago just to see if he’d come back.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Yes 2. Cole

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: cole’s looking good today.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          He is

  60. goodfold2 says:
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    just dropped zunino for phegley. Is Mesoraco now moving ahead of the 2 of them?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Go for it

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: even if it’s last pickup of the week, on tuesday? It’s fairly likely he’ll still be there later in week. I actually very often run out of pickups by wed or tues, but with trade deadline and possible closergate (last sleeper one i don’t think anybody knows about but me in this league is cisnero if veras gets flipped)
        these guys are all gone
        parker
        bastardo (me)
        gregerson
        ziegler
        putz
        bell
        brothers
        melancon
        strop
        delabar

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Hold the pickup

  61. Bruce LeRoy says:
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    I was offered Chris sale for my Springer and Gausman in a dynasy league. I could use the starter but I think these two are going to be monsters. Bounce the youngins?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Take Sale

      • Bruce LeRoy says:
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        Thank you sir

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  62. Mike says:
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    Would you trade Anibal for Seager?

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

      • Mike says:
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        Sorry…I’m giving up seager for anibal…still no?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d take Anibal

  63. goodfold2 says:
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    porcello better get his control under control or he ain’t gonna like the condition his condition is in real soon.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Effin mess

  64. Andrew says:
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    Can you trust Ernesto Frieri as a closer for the rest of the year? Will Jon Lester improve at all?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure…I wouldn’t wait on Lester in most leagues

  65. AJ says:
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    Hey Grey what side you rather have on this trade? Stras,Puig,Hardy for Joey Bats,Tulo…..also drop EYJ or Aoki to pick up Melancon?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bats, Tulo…. Young

      • AJ says:
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        @Grey: sweet thanks.. would you still pick the Tulo/Bautista side if the trade is for Stras/Hardy/Jones (instead of Puig)… Also Mike Morse a good DL stash…One of many Braun victims here

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nope

  66. Jason Katnip says:
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    Balfour
    Janssen
    Perez
    Melancon
    Henderson
    Ziegler
    Brothers

    Who should I trade along with the likes of Nate Mclouth, Eric Young, or Coco Crisp for a better OF.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Any of them… Whichever gets you tyhe best return… Ziegler or Brothers if you get anything…

      • Jason Katnip says:
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        @Grey:

        Is this because SAGNOF?

  67. Fister Furbush says:
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    I have a question!

    I have Stanton, someone’s offered me a lot of different trade combinations including these players:

    Alex Gordon
    Austin Jackson
    Manny Machado
    Shelby Miller
    Matt Garza

    Would you trade Stanton for any 3 player combo of these players? while having at least one pitcher or one hitter in that combo.

    I’ll need an OF to replace Stanton as well.

    Thanks!

    -FF

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Machado, Jackson and Gordon if you need that many OFs and a 3B… It’s not terrific if you don’t need depth…

  68. knighttown says:
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    Need some roster flexibility with all of these closers coming available. Please rank these bottom of the rotation SP’s in order of first to drop or are they all too good to drop in a 13 team daily league?

    Ryu, Hellickson, Gallardo, Gaudin, Erasmo, Doubront

    Also rank these bench/Util bats ROS:

    Yelich, Loney, Konerko, EY

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lose Hellickson, Gaudin… Lose Loney, Konerko, unless you don’t need steals

  69. Topazmagee says:
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    Christian Yelich or Michael Young for the rest of the year ?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yelich

  70. goodfold2 says:
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    damn left medlen in but took out cole. Medlen looked fine for a bunch of innings.

  71. costaricanchata says:
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    see .
    marmol never wanted to throw the ball over the plate ,
    in the 1st place .

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

  72. Jon says:
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    Anyone you’re seeing out there who has Goldschmidt-breakout-type potential for 2014? Maybe another corner guy?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Too early to say

  73. Tom says:
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    Dusty sends cingrani out for the 7th inning at 105 pitches…reds up 9-2

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Brilliant

      • Tom says:
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        @Grey: finally pulled after 118

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Did his arm fall off first?

  74. ThE sHiT says:
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    @Grey: Alex Wood or Hefner?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wood

  75. anchovies says:
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    posted this in the forums, so pardon that.

    need some sage advice here…looking to dump a pitcher for a serious bat. thinking now…but always looking ahead to ROS>

    i’m thinking ca$hner is the odd man out here, but maybe a closer. no question i need more hitting (especially power). i’m also holding out hope for leonys.

    wire:
    brad miller
    kelly johnson
    jj hardy
    carlos quentin
    marlon byrd
    luke scott
    eric young
    markakis
    lind
    moreland
    garrett jones

    blah blah blah….

    yes, i’ve mulled over the top 100 for the ROS a bunch of times. its more a matter of who am i hanging on to that should be let go.

    thanks for any advice.

    dave

    • anchovies says:
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      @anchovies:

      also have the option of yelich, lake urrutia .

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Byrd, Yelich

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Byrd, Scott, K. Johnson…

      • anchovies says:
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        @Grey:

        thanks. that was swift. lose cashner, leonys?

        great stuff, thanks again.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup, no problem…

  76. Birdman says:
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    In first place, 5×5 roto keeper league.
    Have Miguel Cabrera. Was Offered a trade: my Cabrera, Carlos Gomez, melky, and Holland for Darvish, Trumbo, Ellsbury and Hanley R.
    What say you oh wise one? Hate to lose Miggy.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I wouldn’t

  77. Woah, whats with the Adam Eaton ‘stache? He looks like a motorcycle cop hah.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha…Need to turn the channel now…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wow…HA!

  78. EK says:
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    time to cut fatty medlen ?
    10teams

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  79. Wilsonian says:
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    1) 16 Team H2H Keeper. We keep 5. These are my keepers currently:

    Goldy, Tulo, Machado, Jones, Stanton

    I’m in 14th out 16 and pretty much have no shot of doing anything this year. I was just offered this trade from the guy in 2nd place:

    Get: JUp, Bastardo, O.Tavares
    Give: Heyward, Moore, Mujica

    The only difference would be that I would be keeping JUp over someone like Machado. And if I continue to tank enough, I might be able to pick up Machado with the first pick anyway. Do the deal? I know it’s a lot for JUp, but this is a forever keeper league and that would give me a sick 5.

    Stats: H, R, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, OB+SLUG, W, L, SV, Ks, ERA, Whip, Ks/9

    2) 8 Team H2H Keeper. Was just offered this:

    Get: Sparky
    Give: Prince

    Lineup after trade -

    C – McCann
    1B – Davis
    2B – Pedroia
    3B – Longo
    SS – Tulo
    OF – Jones
    OF – Marte
    OF – Jennings
    UTIL – Hanley
    UTIL – Pedro
    BN – Utley

    I’m thinking no, but what are some thoughts.

    Stats: H, R, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, OB+SLUG

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1) Sounds good 2) Hold

      • Wilsonian says:
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        @Grey: thanks man, that was my thought. Keeping JUp over Machado, right? Not over any of those others (especially not over my man love Goldy).

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup

  80. JoeMorgan'sMustache says:
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    Well, Erasmo will more than likely will be getting dropped from my teams. I was going to have to decide what to do when Beachy comes of the DL in one…Erasmo is making that decision easy.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, I just dropped him…Eff him…

      • JoeMorgan'sMustache says:
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        @Grey:Ha, I hear ya…I may hold him in that Beachy one…mainly because we have a weekly move limit and he does have the Twins next. We shall see…either way he won’t be on my roster long term.

        • JoeMorgan'sMustache says:
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          @JoeMorgan’sMustache: With that said, not even sure I feel good about him against the Twins. Not sure where his control went, but it’s not there. All over the place, missing spots.

  81. goodfold2 says:
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    why is a doubleheader that started at SF at 6pm central time ending in CIN at 9:30 central time? they seriously could not have flown to cin from sf that quick, right? where is this 2nd game being held?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: it’s obv in SF but Cin is batting in bottom of inning? I’m guessing this actually counts as CIN home game.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I guess, yeah, weird

  82. Jack Full of Hate says:
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    what’s up Carlos Torres, where did this guy come from?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He’s old… Solid Metco matchup value for now…

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Grey: his last start at Pittsburg was nice too, with today’s start he has gone 11ip, 11K’s, 12 H, 2BB

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, he’s been terrific… Has a long track record before this where he was very bad in the minors… Might’ve figured something out…

          • Jack Full of Hate says:
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            @Grey: if SteveNZ adds him he’ll go back to being horrible

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              I hope SteveNZ didn’t do anything when Cecil gave up 3 ER today…

  83. goodfold2 says:
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    i was seriously just about to ask about cole vs eraser, then…. yeah. New question. Milone or Eraser or do we suspend judgement until the 3rd eraser start?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He gets the Twins next which is decent, but he’s all over the place… I’m watching him and I dropped him…

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Grey: Ok, so don’t immediately drop if the best other options (16 league) are
        milone (i just dropped)
        c.torres
        kazmir
        capuano
        skaggs
        and i don’t really need more starts that bad and it’s last pickup. Really choice is just about whether or not to play him against twins?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Let’s see when he’s done

  84. Wake Up says:
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    There he goes denting the bumper of my Dodge Ram!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, that bastard

      • Wake Up says:
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        @Grey: Rosenthal or Bastardo?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Bastardo for the next ten days

          • Wake Up says:
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            @Grey: thanks

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              No problem

      • Wake Up says:
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        @Grey: he could still get the W and QS actually…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Hope so

    • Jack Full of Hate says:
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      @Wake Up: it already fell off?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yes, please

          • Jack Full of Hate says:
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            @Wake Up:@Grey: no more mace this week, we need send Tommy, uh I mean Pesci to go pay him a visit…..you stuttering prick

              • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                @Wake Up: Erasmo is Spider

  85. emporersmonkey says:
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    Yeah, I can’t get Erasshole off my team fast enough, what a piece of dog shit.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, he’s a pain in my ass…

  86. liz says:
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    hey!

    in redraft im going to drop billy fat butler for either byrd or yelich.

    which one should i snag ?

    thanks.!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  87. letsgobravos says:
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    Fuck. Nathan caught his spike and fell delivering a pitch that ended up being wild. That allowed runner to advance which pulled the outfield in. Nunez with warning track power gets a triple over Gentry’s head for a RBI triple.

    • letsgobravos says:
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      @letsgobravos: 2 runs in. Now they’re going to leave him in there to get his brains beaten out. Son of a bitch.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Damn

  88. paulzone says:
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    Beachy or Cingrani for ROS? Categories: w, l, k, gidp, era, whip. Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cingrani

  89. goodfold2 says:
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    pretty sick that me and my opp only have steals from our 1st basemen, alonso vs my goldy. alonso is his util, but still.

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @goodfold2: another steal from yonder freakin alonso! WTF! I’m losing steals from only those from a guy who had 3 total all last year!

      • costaricanchata says:
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        @goodfold2:

        it’s tuesday .

  90. Jason says:
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    Gotta drop one of Skaggs, Cole, Cingrani or Medlen? Which would you drop, it was going to be Cole until tonights effort! Thanks in advance!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Skaggs

  91. Jason Katnip says:
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    Wise one. This is my SP rotation. Should I be looking to make a trade being this is my 6 man roto with Cobb on DL? I am thinking about a 2/1 trade and picking up Rick “Don’t kill my FIP” Porcello.

    Scherzer
    Hamels
    Weaver
    Kluber
    Lackey
    Nolasco

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Trade for what?

  92. Pierce says:
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    Yelich or mclouth or hunter ROS

    10 team keeper league

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @Pierce: that’s 3 great closers with either blowns or damn near with nathan;holland/balfour all in same day

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yelich

  93. letsgobravos says:
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    Balfour chokes away Parker’s W…crapola.

  94. gareth says:
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    My parker stream was going pretty pretty good, until mr ball four unsuccessfully tried to close it out. Whats the razzball term for that?

    • Prezz says:
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      @gareth: blown save.

      • gareth says:
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        @Prezz: what’s the razzball term for a douchetard with a dusty avatar?

        • Prezz says:
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          @gareth: Prez!

  95. Jason Katnip says:
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    Jonathon Villar seems legit.

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @Jason Katnip: miller still over villar? it’s probably too small of a sample size to say otherwise.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agreed

  96. liz says:
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    h2h redraft, yelich or byrd ros?

    yelich looking so sexy tonight

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yelich

  97. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    now that either’s decided to hit baseballs and i’m playing against him, let’s get kemp back in there!

    • JoeMorgan'sMustache says:
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      @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: No no no…Kemp needs to stay hurt for a while longer. Ethier is filling in nicely for me in my 16 team league while Willingham heals up.

      • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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        @JoeMorgan’sMustache: how’s about i get willingham back for you right now so as to not have my opp use ethier this week while he’s useful against me.

  98. JoeG414 says:
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    Thinking about picking up Urrutia,but who to cut? Cut either Montero(on the bench for Rosario), L.Scott,Moss or Ruf to pickup Urrutia as a bench / spot start bat. Non keeper mixed 6×6 daily roto.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Montero

  99. Deuces Wild says:
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    I’m probably going to hold onto Erasmo for Sunday’s start. After that who would you rather have ROS, Erasmo or Wheeler?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Let’s see on Sunday

  100. Jason Katnip says:
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    Yelich or Villar?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yelich

  101. TKilla says:
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    Aramis or Lawrie ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lawrie

  102. low says:
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    Would you hold K-rod as a MR in case he gets the closer role with some blown saves from johnson?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  103. JoeMorgan'sMustache says:
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    Well, with Miggy hurt I reluctantly scooped up Frazier because of the DH today. 4/8 with 2 runs and 3 rbi so far…nice!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice!

  104. hmmm says:
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    wheeler or kluber?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Kluber

  105. costaricanchata says:
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    glossary term for the summer blockbuster that had been
    hyped for 2 months , but fizzled out at the box office after 2 weeks ?
    E-R-A-S-M-O

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha!

    • FrankGrimes says:
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      @costaricanchata: I don’t think he was all that bad the meatball to Gomes not great command but his changeup was there and got some key ground balls. too bad the shitty bullpen is going to cost us a W

      from today on I’m benching Rizzo for yelich

  106. costaricanchata says:
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    maybe dusty will take a wrong turn on the way “home”
    from tonight’s game and drive off a pier .
    (not you , prezz) .

  107. JoeMorgan'sMustache says:
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    Wilhemlsen is most likely about to blow the win for Erasmo…great.

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @JoeMorgan’sMustache: he only had 3.33 innings the last 3 days. shouldn’t even be out there.

      • JoeMorgan'sMustache says:
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        @goodfold2: He didn’t pitch on the 21st. And Save!

    • JoeMorgan'sMustache says:
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      @JoeMorgan’sMustache: Oh wow Stubbs just made a huge baserunning mistake! Now 2 outs.

        • JoeMorgan'sMustache says:
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          @goodfold2: Ha yeah…idk what Stubbs was thinking….but I ain’t mad!

        • goodfold2 says:
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          @goodfold2: i also have wilhelmsen in a different league than i have erasmo. But i could get erasmo back in that league, don’t have anybody to drop for erasmo and his terrible as shit whip.

          • JoeMorgan'sMustache says:
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            @goodfold2: Same here…have Wilhemsen in one. League I ran Erasmo out there in is 16 teams. But, I doubt he on my roster after Sunday, as he has not looked good. Weekly move limit so may have to run him out there for that 2nd start.

            • goodfold2 says:
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              @JoeMorgan’sMustache: same exact problem, 16 team i have erasmo, only one pickup left for week. good news is i started the week with 18 starts vs opp’s 8. So i’m benching all over the place. Cole today, not a good bench. Milone benched yesterday then thrown away for yelich. will likely go back to milone later.

              • JoeMorgan'sMustache says:
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                @goodfold2: I hear ya…it’s tricky with the move limit. Gotta make sure they are smart moves, so to speak. How many does your league have? We have 5, and I prefer to mostly use them to stream if needed, but Miggy went down and I said what the hell and grabbed Frazier because of the DH. That fool is 5/9 so far, with 2 runs and 3 RBI…so no complaints here!

                Also, it makes sense that you you would bench risky starters with how many more starts you have than your opp. I assume you are just running studs and or great matchups out there for now. Plus, if you need another start or two later in the week you have the option. I assume your opponent isn’t really streaming?

                • goodfold2 says:
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                  @JoeMorgan’sMustache: no opp has 8 one start guys. No streaming. Only a couple of guys in the league stream. Other than weak call ups there really aren’t much decent SP out there. If I want either Milone or Erasmo i probably gotta decide fairly soon. I also started week with 11 SP, now still have 10.
                  5 pickups per week.

    • costaricanchata says:
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      @JoeMorgan’sMustache:

      the bartender’s a stud .
      just ask your ex-girlfriend .

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Haha

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Whew!

  108. goodfold2 says:
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    idiot SEA manager (with perez also tired) puts in today’s set up man in the 6th? (medina) Should’ve saved medina for the 9th or 8th anyway.

  109. goodfold2 says:
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    c’mon Goldy, pujols/ethier/alonso killing me today.

    • FrankGrimes says:
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      @goodfold2: Au shizz!

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @goodfold2: yep, 3rd best outcome right there, or 4th, with double, then steal of third as the 2nd, then triple for 3rd.

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @goodfold2: funny thing is i’m also playing against cody ross in the same league along with alonso/pujols/ethiernet cable, but i’m not worried about ross, cause he sucks.

        • FrankGrimes says:
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          @goodfold2: Ross 0-5 2k 7lob

          • goodfold2 says:
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            @FrankGrimes: he’s only batting in that great post goldy spot due to hill and montero having day off today.

  110. gareth says:
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    My indians suck the big fat one.

  111. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    no, it’s perkins’ 4th game in 5 days, put in SOMEBODY ELSE

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: scares the shit outta me when my closers go in in spots like this. They either/or/both blow it because they are tired, or get injured (grilli)because they are TIRED!!!!

      • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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        @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: at least aybar gets an rbi without an out, seeing how i’m gonna get a loss and whip/era ass raped by MIN’s manager here. I should’ve noticed he had 3 games in 4 days (more than 1 inning yesterday, wasn’t sharp there either, probably already tired) and just benched him.

        • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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          @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: can’t believe how lucky i got considering i got real stupid and gave credit to major league managers to not put in tired closers and just missed out on 2 losses, for sure perkins’. Gotta remember to be smarter than these managers and just bench guys as if they are hurt when that overused.

  112. Jack Full of Hate says:
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    Junior Lake is giving me a major issue, I grabbed Marisnick, but damnit, Lake is on fire, and I have Villar and Miller….my short eyes are getting all fogged up

    • FrankGrimes says:
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      Where do bad folks go when they die
      They don’t go to Heaven where the angels fly
      Go to a lake of fire and fry
      See em’ again ’til the 4th of July

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Grimey!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I grabbed Lake everywhere I could… Forget Marisnick

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Grey: ooh, i forgot I have DOR-K, i can drop him

  113. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    damn big prospect day for all of villar/yelich/lake. did all of them get 3 hits.

  114. Derrick says:
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    Am I crazy for considering dropping Perez for Meseraco?

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @Derrick: that’s a bit hasty, esp since hanigan’s back like tomorrow, which means mesoraco will only get like 60% of starts. I almost earlier in the year owned both, just to make sure roster spot was being filled every day. I’m thinking of dropping Phegley for him though. Of course i’m also assuming he won’t be sucked up by opponents just in case he stays hot AND doesn’t have to split starts all of the damn time.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not crazy, I wouldn’t, but not crazy… I feel your pain though

  115. costaricanchata says:
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    haha .
    that makes perkins a winner .

    • FrankGrimes says:
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      thank you ernesto!
      and for one lovely evening the prayer rectangle pays off

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @costaricanchata: yeah ( I got really lucky there), just hope he’s not injured from facing 20 batters in last 5 days, 14 in last 2 days.

  116. Abdoozy says:
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    Frieri was on fire tonight. ERA 135.00, WHIP 15.00

    I keep hoping the decimal points are just in the wrong place.

    First Grilli, now this.. Talk about yr Closerpocalypse.

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @Abdoozy: don’t forget nathan/balfour who basically never blow saves, or get losses, and holland was this (-) close as well today. i’m not counting kaiser and perkins since they were already tired and shouldn’t have played.

      • abdoozy says:
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        @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: At least Perkins got his owners a W.. Frieri’s owners didn’t even get the courtesy of a reacharound..

  117. Herschel says:
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    @Grey: weekly roto redraft, lake or villar, regardless of pos?

  118. Derrick says:
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    I don’t think I’ve ever seen Romo throw a strike. Guys just consistently swing at that slider out of the zone.

    • goodfold2 says:
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      @Derrick: i remember thinking that in last year’s playoffs. It seems like 1/5 of his pitches are strikes.

  119. abdoozy says:
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    Am I crazy for considering dropping Crisp for Villar?

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