191 Responses

  1. Jack Full of Hate says:
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    These are the type of things I want to see from my FBB information provider… shapes and colors :)

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Grey: I love it, I heard rudy explaining the new format for the stream-o-nator and i think you guys will still get a lot of questions. It should be a color coded system with shapes. A star is a must, green is good, yellow is be cautious and red is no. The LCD will appreciate the ease of that style.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, or just smiley faces and sad faces… Don’t need the ADL cracking down over the use of stars…

          • Jack Full of Hate says:
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            @Grey: even better for the equivalent of my yellow it can be :- I

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Ah, the old meh face.

        • One man’s Green (deep league) is another man’s Red (shallow league)….

          • Jack Full of Hate says:
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            @Rudy Gamble: Is that anything like one man gathers what another man spills….

      • Grady says:
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        @Grey: Swisher????

  2. The Braun Supremacy says:
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    LOVE THIS SHIZZ! Thanks Grey. Seems to me there is a clear later round choice.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cool…

  3. TJ says:
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    Crazy to think about taking Goldy #2 overall in a keeper draft, when guys like Wright, Reyes, Zimmerman and Kinsler would be there for the taking instead?

    Take Goldy #2 and a middle 3b like Aramis or Sandoval later on, or go with Wright/Zimm and a 1b like Freeman or Craig later?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Slightly crazy… But Steven Wiebe was once considered crazy… Goldy and Sandoval works for me…

      • TJ says:
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        @Grey: Thanks man. Been debating it over back and forth. Feel like if Goldy flames out as my #2 pick, I might be in some trouble. But I’m drooling over the upside, and know he won’t be there when I make pick #23 in the second round…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem…

      • ChillmanCometh says:
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        @Grey: Holy King of Kong reference… That’s what I’m looking for out of my fantasy baseball comments.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          *tips cap*

  4. Big AL says:
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    Having a discussion about all around value for 2 players including upside and versatility. The 2 players are Zobrist and Prado. I realize the difference in ADP is in Zobrists favor but this is a 12 team H2H points league where total hits add a lot of points.Prado is now in Arizona, in a hitting park batting 5th.Zobrist is batting 3rd this year in TB. Who would you draft first and why ?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Zobrist, it’s not close… Why’s are in the rankings…

  5. ty says:
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    In a Keeper league with a 1st pick in a snake draft H2H 10 team league. I’m keeping Heyward, Adam Jones, Rizzo, and Gio. I’m leaning towards taking Cabrera over Braun or Trout because I already have two solid OFs. Is it wrong to go Cabrera then Goldy in the 2nd rnd? or should I try to get more speed with either pick.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not wrong, no…

  6. Howard says:
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    @Grey Which side do you like: Rizzo/Greinke/Evercab or AGonz/Latos/Castro?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      A-Gon

  7. BenDover says:
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    Who knew visual aids were of use outside of the bedroom!
    It’s nitpicking, but I’d have thought about switching Fielder and Butler’s positions… And even more likely have put Butler into the pink just west/left of fellow mid 20′s HR power dude — Gerald D. Posey, and southwest of .308 hitter Craig.
    Moobs is a lifetime .300 hitter, Fielder is a .287 hitter. Fielder trends more to power (he’s eclipsed 30HR’s or more the past 5 years), and Billy’s never reached the 30 mark. If Grey thinks Fielder’s 2012 (.313) is the norm rather than the exception, then yes, leave Fielder in the salmon color football, but I’m suspiciouos about Moobs being blue rather than pink. If he hits 35 jacks this year, then I shall stand summarily corrected.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Fielder is a vegetarian, no salmon…

      • The Talented Mr. Dope Man says:
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        @Grey: vegetarian’s get to eat fish… I’m sure the all mighty grey already knew that and just is in a state of mind incapatication due to the vibrant pie graphs on this page.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nah, those are pescatarians…

        • RandomItalicizedVoice says:
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          @The Talented Mr. Dope Man:

          I learned in 10th grade biology that fish are not vegetables. Nor are they fruits. Vegetarian’s do not “get to” eat fish (and by the way, it’s “choose to”, not “get to”). If they do, they are not “vegetarians”.

          Sorry…couldn’t let that one go.

  8. Al says:
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    This is so crazy that it’s genius. Colorful venn diagrams. No further explanation needed. Classic razzball. Thanks for the laughs, you guys are great.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks!

  9. birrrdy! says:
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    need a fourth bubble. It could be colored yellow and just say “Padre”. Then Alonso could be penciled in it, alone on a fantasy island, away from the others of fantasy relevance. Crap, Petco even made Rizzo look like a ballboy.

  10. harkrider says:
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    which 5 should I keep: Votto, Pujols, Bruce, Heyward, Castro, Lawrie or Jennings

    10-team, 5×5 league with C,1B,2B,SS,3B,4 OF, 2 UTIL spots

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not Lawrie and Jennings…

    • harkrider says:
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      @harkrider: Also, I have a possibility to trade Pujols for J. Upton, McCutchen or Adam Jones. Thoughts on those options and keeping Bruce, Votto, Heyward, and Castro with whoever I trade for.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        I’d take J. Upton…

        • harkrider says:
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          @Grey: ok, well I am still waiting to hear if he will go ahead and trade J. Upton or McCutchen. However, Adam Jones’ owner is ok with the trade. Should I take Jones or wait to find out if the other owner will part with Upton or McCutchen?

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Try for the other two first…

  11. supra says:
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    I am graphic designer and a Goldy owner in the 20th round. This is the prettiest thing I’ve ever seen.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You’re a target demographic!

      • uncdrew says:
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        @Grey:

        So am I, as I woke up one day last month to review my keeper choices and saw Goldschmitty on my roster at $1. “When did I add him?” I said out loud and then looked over my shoulder to see if my league-mates were in my bedroom with me.

        Obviously I keep him. I just wonder if we’re going to see a lot of “I drafted Paul in the second round?!? What was I thinking?” posts in 6 months.

        Ah fantasy…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          And “why didn’t I draft Hosmer this year” posts? Yeah, prolly…

  12. Steve says:
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    Sale gets 5 years, $32million. Crikey.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      That’s no Sale… Hehe….

    • JoeC says:
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      @Steve: Is it just me, or did you get a new shoe?

      • Steve says:
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        @JoeC: I did indeed.

    • Drexel Hill Dragons says:
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      @JoeC: @Steve: That’s actually not that much considering that seemingly every free agent this past offseason signed for around $12 Million a year. Not to mention a 23-year old with a golden arm.

  13. Horse Meat says:
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    I’m in a 12-team redraft 6×6 H2H categories league where OBP replaces AVG and Ks are the extra category. Does Gold still hold such high value? Are there any other players who jump to mind as either significantly higher or lower value in this format? Thank you!

  14. The Great Pretender says:
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    GreyMeister,

    In a keeper league would you trade a $1 Craig and a $4 Jennings for a $1 Goldschmidt. Assuming I can replace Jennings in the draft with something similar.

    Thanks.

  15. Nate says:
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    Though no one did it quite this snazzy… I feel like some experts were saying the same thing of Hosmer this time last year…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Nate: Yeah, they probably were, but Hosmer wasn’t coming off the season Goldy just had…

  16. Cheese says:
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    I think you’re giving too much credit to Dunn and Reynolds for average

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha… Yeah, they should be outside the circles…

  17. 2 Cups 1 Braun says:
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    Surely hope Goldy pans out this year or there will be allot of upset Razzball readers.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      We’ll always have March…

      • Steve says:
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        @Grey: I think it’s worth noting that there’s more to this Goldy love-fest than a twitching mustache. The emotionless automaton that is Point Shares really likes him too.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          That is very true… I’ll be sure to remember that if Goldy doesn’t pan out for gold…

          • Steve says:
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            @Grey: Doubles the number of targets for us too if it all turns to shit ;-)

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, spread around the hate…

              • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                @Grey: I’ll do my best to piss off a lot of commentors to re-direct the hate….I’m use to it.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Razzball’s call centers in India are jamming up with Jack Full of Hate complaints…

                  • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                    @Grey: then I have accomplished what I was put on this earth to do

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Ha…

              • Steve says:
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                @Grey: I’d never hate to your face. Do plenty of cursing in my mum’s basement though.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  You know she doesn’t like when you use that language…

                  • Steve says:
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                    @Grey: “I’m talking to Grey!”

                    “Oh, that’s OK then.”

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Mother Steve understands…

  18. Tilty says:
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    Like Goldy early in a h2h weekly pt league over eddy e and butler??

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

  19. 2 Cups 1 Braun says:
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    I know spring is fairly meaningless but amazed to see Hicks hit 3 bombs today and swipe a bag to boot.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, his stats do mean he can win the job though…

    • @2 Cups 1 Braun: Just updated the $ rankings with Hicks and Mastroianni set to split playing time 50/50. I just wonder if the Twins find some excuse to keep Hicks down for 2 months so his arbitration clock doesn’t start. It’s also possible that they start both guys and bench Parmalee…

      • 2 Cups 1 Braun says:
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        @Rudy Gamble: I might find myself taking a last round flyer on him in my keeper league then send him down to my farm

        • @2 Cups 1 Braun: That sounds solid. Prolly can get Mastroianni in free agency as well if he wins the job. He’d hit leadoff so he should do good for Runs and I like his speed.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! Good ol’ Snafu Larry…

  20. ZeroBotie says:
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    10 team H2H standard/keeper. My keeper: Miggy, Wright, Cespedes, Bruce, CarGo, Castro. I have 5th pick. I want Goldie, but top 4 2B are already kept. Take Goldie with the 5th pick in 7th Rnd? Or get a 2nd basemen ASAP?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You need a 1B more than a 2B…

  21. Simply Fred

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    Didn’t know quite how to evaluate Goldy. I see him on the outside of power, outside of speed, outside of average. Not really looking for a marginal bit of each from a top 1B. I like the POWER, average vector. Will target the sagnof later. Thanks for putting the issue clearly in perspective!

      • Simply Fred

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        @Grey: Yeah, made me dig into your projections. I see another 1B going in the 8th round. You have Goldy up by 4 HR and .007 in AVG. R+RBI are even. If they produce to form, can get much more value RD2.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Who, Hosmer?

          • Simply Fred

            simply fred says:
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            @Grey: Freeman.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Ah, yes…

  22. Ben says:
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    In CBS Goldy is currently going in about Rounds 5, 6 and sometimes even later. What round would you say is safe to wait a grab him at? I was thinking 5, now maybe that’s wishful thinking, What do you say?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I wouldn’t wait later than the 4th…

      • Ben says:
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        @Grey:

        Ok Thanks.

  23. uncdrew says:
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    I just wonder if we’re going to see a lot of “I drafted Paul in the second round?!? I am a genius” posts in 6 months.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I hope so…

  24. Razz says:
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    Since when is Hosmer a source of AVG? lol. Then again, I might not know how to read Venn diagrams correctly…

    And I personally would put Encarnacion in the same triple category as Goldy (hit .272 in 2011, and .280 in 2012), but I can see why some people might not buy him as an AVG guy.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hosmer was unlucky last year… He’s not an average drain…

  25. bossmanjunior says:
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    Grey,

    Would you rather take a 2B early and a 3B late or vice versa. It looks like the top tier of both are going in the second round so its unlikely I could get both unless one falls. I’m starting to think about taking a 3B later since the depth is pretty good in the first 8 rounds. So would you rather have a Pedroia/Kinsler and Sandoval/Headley combo or a Longoria/Wright and Zobrist/Phillips/Hill combo? In a perfect world I can snag Longoria and Pedroia in the 2nd and 3rd rounds, but that isn’t anything I can bank on.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take a 3B early if I could choose…

      • bossmanjunior says:
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        @Grey:

        Thanks! That’s what I was thinking. Depending on my draft order, I’m probably going to target Cutch and Longoria in the first two rounds and if Pedroia doesn’t fall in the third, just beef up my outfield and grab Goldy in the 4th or 5th. Hill or Zobrist will probably be my late 2B targets.

        • uncdrew says:
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          @bossmanjunior:

          Is this an 8-team league? Those 4 guys might all be gone by pick 25. Would be sweet if you could get all 4.

          • bossmanjunior says:
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            @uncdrew:

            haha no…10 team. I’m just looking at yahoo adps and where guys are going in my mocks. Longoria and Pedroia are both in the 20′s so there is a chance I could get both depending on draft slot. Goldy is still comfortably in the 40′s, so 4th or 5th round pick.

  26. Frank Lynch says:
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    Hey buddy whats up!!! I’ve played pleny fantasy footballl and for the first time, basketball this year.. I’m about to play in a fantasy baseball league for the first time soon and I was wondering if you can give me a few pointers, advise and basically help withthe draft cause I’m a big baseball fan but don’t know any strategy on the best way to pick my linup? i know you can’t tell me everything but just maybe the basics please??

  27. Raul says:
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    Keeper points league (favors power hitting). I have Longoria, but Kemp has been offered (basically, I would give up Longoria and picks for Kemp). Do I roll with Longoria coming off an injury into his 27-yr season, or do I give up Longo plus mid-round picks for Kemp (coming off 2 injuries, in his 28-yo season)?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d want Kemp in a keeper…

  28. J says:
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    E5 in the 17th rd or Goldy in the 11th? Keeper league.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Goldy

  29. Drexel Hill Dragons says:
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    New game. DRAFT/SCOUT/KILL – Prospect Edition

    Pick one from each trio to draft, one to put on your watch list, and one to leave on the pile.

    Will Myers/Oscar Taveras/Adam Eaton

    Leonys Martin/Jedd Gyorko/Domonic Brown

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I like it! 1st one: Scout/Kill/Draft… 2nd one: Scout/Draft/Kill

      • Drexel Hill Dragons says:
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        @Grey: Thanks! I had been hearing some buzz about Aaron Hicks this season and today he went nuts with a 4-6, 3 HR, 6 RBI performance against the Phils. What do you think about him for this year?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I went over him this morning…

          • Drexel Hill Dragons says:
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            @Grey: My bad, totally missed it. After today’s outburst, I would think you might want to push his HR projection up from 8 to maybe around 9 or so ;)

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              It’s at 8.75 right now…

  30. Adam Wainwright, III says:
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    This might be the dumbest thing I’ve seen posted in a while, and I even read FakeTeams.
    Oh well, have fun with the new toy I guess.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ouch a Fake Teams comparison… Ha…

  31. Greycarlo Stachion says:
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    Kinda of related because I love goldy and got him in the 4th round, but this is a mock draft team I got for 12 team roto if it played out this way does it look like a champion team. Auto drafted last 5 rounds.
    1. Andrew McCutchen (Pit – OF)
    2. Justin Upton (Atl – OF)
    3. Adam Jones (Bal – OF)
    4. Paul Goldschmidt (Ari – 1B)
    5. Brandon Phillips (Cin – 2B)
    6. Max Scherzer (Det – SP)
    7. Shin-Soo Choo (Cin – OF)
    8. Ike Davis (NYM – 1B)
    9. Mark Trumbo (LAA – 1B,3B,OF)
    10. Jeff Samardzija (ChC – SP)
    11. Rafael Soriano (Was – RP)
    12. Huston Street (SD – RP)
    13. Josh Rutledge (Col – 2B,SS)
    14. Todd Frazier (Cin – 1B,3B,OF)
    15. Rafael Betancourt (Col – RP)
    16. Emilio Bonifacio (Tor – 2B,OF)
    17. A.J. Pierzynski (Tex – C)
    18. Hyun-Jin Ryu (LAD – SP)
    19. Tommy Milone (Oak – SP)
    20. Andy Pettitte (NYY – SP)
    21. Starling Marte (Pit – OF)
    22. Carlos Mármol (ChC – RP)
    23. Ryan Ludwick (Cin – OF)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Looks pretty light on pitchers…

  32. Buge Hoobs says:
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    Up a little bit ago, you told Ben that you’d take Goldy in the 4th. What about in a 10 team? 5th and keep fingers we are calling him Godly by years end?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope, 4th…

  33. Buge Hoobs says:
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    Fingers crossed that was

  34. slojup says:
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    ESPN 12 Team H2H

    Are you even drafting a closer with these settings? When are you drafting your first SP? Great article!

    Batting
    Singles (1B) 1 Doubles (2B) 2
    Triples (3B) 3 Home Runs (HR) 4
    Walks (BB) 0.5 Runs Scored (R) 1
    Runs Batted In (RBI) 1 Stolen Bases (SB) 1
    Strikeouts (K) -1 Caught Stealing (CS) -1
    Hitting for the Cycle (CYC) 5 Grand Slam Home Runs (GSHR) 5

    Pitching
    Earned Runs (ER) -1 Wins (W) 3
    Losses (L) -3 Saves (SV) 2
    Blown Saves (BS) -1 Strikeouts (K) 1
    Walks Issued (BB) -0.5 Shutouts (SO) 5
    Complete Games (CG) 5 Quality Starts (QS) 1
    No Hitters (NH) 5 Perfect Games (PG) 5

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d draft maybe one closer towards the end… I’d draft an ace (top 10 guy) and draft better SPs than usual….

  35. The Talented Mr. Dope Man says:
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    Grey The Almighty,

    your shapes are extravagant, your colors are stagnant

    I saw the above shape, and laughed hysterically thinking about the “write-up” that was going to follow when I “Please blog may I have another” ‘d. When I saw there was no write up, I laughed even harder… nice work

    2 trade questions:

    1. 12 tm nl only dynasty

    I give:
    Jonathan Broxton ($2 fo next 2 years +$5 each year after)
    Danny Espinosa ($24 fo next 2 years +$5 each year after)

    I get
    Madison Bumgarner ($12 – last year of contract)
    &
    Craig Kimbrel ($30 – fo this year + $5 each year after)
    OR
    Wade Miley ($10 fo next 2 yrs + $5 each year after)

    notes: I only have Steve Cisheck as my other closer in this league.

    Do you take this trade, and if so, with which duo?

    Trade 2: 12tm AL only dynasty

    I give

    Jeremy Hellickson ($15 for the next 2 years)

    I receive:

    Michael Brantley ($11 fo this year +$5 each year after)

    may the gods praise you.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, thanks! I’d take the first with Kimbrel… I’d hold on the 2nd trade…

  36. A2K says:
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    Goldschmidt for Heyward?
    Get Goldy.

    12 team yahoo keeper 5 x 5

    C, 1b, 2b, 3b, ss, mi, ci, 5 OF, ut

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold…

  37. higgins42 says:
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    I stashed Jurickson Profar on my bench, but Phil Coke is available on waivers. I also drafted Rondon, so would you drop Profar for Coke? Or does the potential for contributions from Profar this season outweigh the potential saves from Coke.

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold for now…

  38. cockyphoenix says:
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    my mind is blown fyi

    oh wow

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Kaboom

  39. Andrew says:
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    14 Team Keeper League OBP instead of Avg

    C
    1B
    2B- Kinsler
    SS-Castro
    3B-Beltre
    MI- Rollins
    CI- Moustakas
    CF- Adam Jones
    OF- Cargo
    OF
    OF
    Util

    Pitchers: CC, Cueto

    I have two picks coming up and wondering which direction would help bolster my team. I’m leaning towards outfield or starting pitching. Best available players are Pence, Rios,Victorino Peavy, Niese, Bailey. Would that be the best strategy or should I grab two starting pitchers?

  40. Elwood Blues says:
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    NL Only 4×4 12 team $260 cap.
    Better off with Latos $19, Headley $18, Alonso $15 or trading
    Them for Cutch $15, Frazier $10 and Parnell $1? Before the auction.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Trade them…

    • Elwood Blues says:
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      @Elwood Blues: does the answer
      Change if I get both league and janssen for a total of $20
      Instead of Parnell.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Nope

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      That’s awesome…

      • Jack Full of Hate says:
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        @Grey: I kept saying “it’s Estrada or nada” to myself every time T. Moore goes E-S-T-R-A-D-A. I thught i was going crazy….welcome to the party.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Thanks for infecting my head with the Estrada virus…

          • Jack Full of Hate says:
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            @Grey: thanks for the strongly worded call I got from the call center in India today

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              I tried to stop them…

              • Jack Full of Hate says:
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                @Grey: thats ok, they thought your name was ray alright

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Oh, maybe you got the Chinese call center…

  41. Jon says:
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    I’m trying to decide between Lawrie ($14) and ZImmerman ($23) to be my starting 3B (with Frazier slotted in at CI). At this point, who do you see as a bigger injury risk for 2013?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lawrie

  42. TobiasFunkeAnalRapist says:
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    Grey, would you keep Goldy or Hosmer this year? I have the option between those two and Matt Moore.

  43. Eric says:
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    So I just drafted in my 12 team H2H League and I think I did okay but I just wanted to get some opinions and where I need to improve, etc.

    C = Doumit
    1B = Prince Fielder
    2B = Brandon Philips
    3B = Pablo Sandoval
    SS = Jean Segura
    OF: Stanton
    OF: Adam Jones
    OF: Shin-Soo Choo
    Util: Paul Goldschmidt
    Util: Ike Davis

    SP: Adam Wainwright
    SP: Jeff Samardzija
    RP: Greg Holland
    RP: Tom Wilhelmsen
    P: Doug Fister
    P: Matt Garza
    P: Mike Minor
    P: Glen Perkins
    Bench: Jonathon Broxton
    Bench: Phil Hughes
    Bench: Tommy Milone
    Bench: Mike Fiers
    Bench: AJ Griffen

    thanks a lot!

    Should I trade Fister for Rutledge?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, trade Fister for Rutledge… I like your team a lot… Hitting is much better than pitching, but that’s okay… You went with quantity and guys I like for SPs, which is good…

      • Eric says:
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        @Grey:

        Thanks, I appreciate your input!

  44. Kangaroo Hops says:
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    Who for keeper? Rizzo, BJ UPton, or Austin Jackson? I was going BJ, but now have started to think Rizzo. No round adjustments for keeper. 12 team H2H, with MI and CI spots and 5 OF. BJ is pretty steady, and should do the same at ATL. But no excitement, you know?

    • Grey

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      Rizzo…

      • Kangaroo Hops says:
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        @Grey: Thanks! By the way, I spent all last evening teaching Venn diagrams, then woke up this morning to this. I did a double take. You weren’t in my class, were you?

        • Grey

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          Good to see you again!

  45. The Vaporizers says:
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    Goldschmidt gets credit for his batting average but Butler doesn’t? I wouldnt be the least surprised if both men go the rest of their careers with Goldshmidt not hitting for a better avg for a single season.

    • Jack Full of Hate says:
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      @The Vaporizers: Grey, he’s got a good point

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, that is true… I blame my the graphic designer who made it… Grey: Passing the buck!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      But I should’ve double checked it better, my bad…

  46. Steve says:
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    The ol’ Hippo keeper is 10 teams with 7 hitting categories – the standard 5 + OBP and hitters Ks. Positions are standard Yahoo, BUT there is CI and MI as well.

    Which Point Shares auction values would you use for this format?

  47. Tom says:
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    Grey whos a few players that you would want to target in the 13th round and on as a keeper for next year? 12 team h2h mixed.

    • Kangaroo Hops says:
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      @Tom: I would suggest someone, but I’m afraid my league mates might be reading this… Last name starts with T, but I think he’ll go before the 13th round, at least in my league. Was that helpful? Sorry, distracted by cartoons.

  48. Joseph Buccellato

    Joe B says:
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    Grey,

    You’ve gone all high-tech on us.

    The pretty colors are making me dizzy with Albrightis.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I heard about this thing called Photoshop but I don’t know how to use it but someone else did…

  49. Jon says:
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    I can keep up to 12 guys which means I need to cut one from below (10-team H2H, keepers lock next week):

    C Posey
    1B AGon
    2B Cano
    3B Zimmerman
    SS Tulo
    MI Desmond
    CI Lawrie
    OF Stanton
    OF Jennings
    OF
    OF
    DH Hosmer

    SP Bumgarner, Zimmermann, Medlen

    Who gets the axe? (I’ll be hoping to have 8-10 SP coming out of the draft.)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hosmer

  50. 85True says:
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    Sup Grey/Rudy,
    Yahoo 12 team, 6 keepers, H2H
    8×8 R/HR/RBI/SB/BB/K/TB/AVG W/L/SV/BB/K/HLD/ERA/WHIP
    I’m keeping: JUp, CarGo, Tulo and JHey
    Are Zobrist or E3 worth keeping?
    I’m really unsure about Encarnacion, on your podcast Jaywrong made some interesting points about keeping him…
    Please and thank you guys

    • Grey

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      Sup… I’d keep them both if you have no other decent options…

  51. 85True says:
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    OH and congrats on your engagement Grey!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks!

  52. Sree Bobbie says:
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    Holy crap! What can be said after this BUT I try!

    Frazier is nearest the intersection of the Gods. What company!? Doesth this portend?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It portends wonderful.

  53. Aaron Hicks is making some noise

    • going 4-for-5 with three homers, six RBIs, and a stolen base

  54. foul balls says:
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    Hey guys big fan of your work…wondering if you could help me in deciding who to keep for my last keeper….. its between Hanley Ramirez at 16$ Edwin Encarnacion 16$ Anthony Rizzo at 4$…I ve thought of all three and I wouldn’t be upset..my other keepers are heyward21 stanton23+ bruce 18+ j upton17$ bbutler15+ chapman23$ mmoore 4$madbum17$ halladay at 3$ …(minor leagers)bhamilton 1$mmachado1$ msano1$ cap is at 285 straight roto

    • Grey

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      Thanks! I’d go Hanley…

  55. Joe says:
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    I’m picking 8th in a 12 team H2H league. Going back and forth on my direction in the 2nd round. I’m taking either Votto or Fielder in the 1st (most likely Votto will be gone) but which way would you recommend going in the 2nd. Either Longoria and then someone like Adam Jones in the 3rd OR go with a top outfielder (most likely CarGo) in the 2nd and grab a Beltre or David Wright in the third?

  56. CF 250 says:
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    Do you really see Goldschmidt hitting for average? His BaBIP was .350 last year and hit .286 and he strikes out a lot. Even if his BABIP drops to only .330, he might hit .270. Also, why isn’t Butler in the average circle as well?

  57. Vinny says:
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    I finally feel vindicated for becoming a Math teacher! A Venn Diagram to explain fantasy baseball importance……BRILLIANT!!

  58. captainpyper says:
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    This resembles many of my “holy trinity” graphics from Bible College and will no doubt help me take down the RCL champions league! Everyone better get their prayer on…

  59. Troy says:
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    Just drafted a 10×10 H2H league curious if I can get your opinion to see what you think Grey or where I can improve
    C wieters
    1b votto
    2b ackley
    3b headley
    Ss a. Escobar
    If goldschmidt
    Of Harper
    M Cabrera
    Fowler
    Werth
    Util Howard
    Sp c lee
    Sp medlen
    Rp Rodney
    Rp holland
    P putz
    P Perkins
    P Harvey
    P friers
    Bench
    Lowrie
    Maybin
    M Saunders
    B moss
    S marte
    Cobb
    Griffin
    S baker
    Very deep league but if you think I can improve somewhere I am all ears thank you! And thanks for the hard work I enjoy reading

    • Grey

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      How many teams?

      • Troy says:
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        @Grey: Oops sorry 12 team league

        • Grey

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          Your team looks stacked, seriously, not much to add… A small quibble, probably too many RPs and not enough SPs…

  60. Troy says:
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    Yea I usually don’t have that many relievers but with homers against for pitchers and walks against its usually what the league does but thanks for your input I appreciate it!

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