Just when you thought you would be sparred any more Tyler O’Neill propaganda, I strike with the Cardinals Top Prospects list. You just can’t shake it! Tyler O’Neill or no Tyler O’Neill, the Cardinals have long been a strong player development program. Earning the reputation for top notch scouting, homegrown stars have been the calling card of the Red Birds. The highlights of homegrown talent are too deep to list, but more than a few potential hall of famers have passed through this farm system. With a new crop of exciting kids and a AAA team that rivals a few of the weaker MLB lineups, the future remains bright in St. Louis. If only we could say the same for Nelly. If you need an audiobook to go with this, check out yesterday’s podcast! Enough of that, it’s the St. Louis Cardinals Top Prospects.

 

1) Alex Reyes, RHP | Age: 23 | Level: AAA | 2017 Stats: Injured Missed Season

Should have graduated off this list a year ago, but the TJ bug got’em. Currently on the 60-day DL, with a return date of Early June tentatively set. Will likely see some time in the bullpen before being stretched out to start at a later date. At his best, Reyes worked 97-99, challenging hitters high in the zone. Mixing his hammer curveball at 78-81, and a high 80’s changeup that was beginning to show the makings of a true third pitch. Toward the end of 2016 he began to tinker with a slider as well. His conditioning and “off-field” issues were question marks, but his fitness has never been better coming off of rehab (that’s typical). We need to temper expectations in the short term for Reyes. But, it’s fun to dream on a power pitcher mixing two different breaking balls, and a plus changeup. It might take two years for the righthander to get back to where he was, but it might be a better version.  ETA: 2018

2) Tyler O’Neill, OF | Age: 22 | Level: AAA | 2017 Stats: .246/.321/.499, 31 HR, 95 RBI, 14 SB

The love affair with O’Neill has gone on for a few years now. He’ll always be one of my guys, I’ll defend him to anybody. Seriously, it’s kind of neurotic. If I hear one more Grichuk, Piscotty, awful comp I’m going to go Falling Down Michael Douglas in this bitch! The King in the North! Let me break it down, here’s O’Neill’s history. Entering 2016, as an Age 20 player at AA, O’Neill hit .293/.374/.508 with 24 homers, 102 RBI, and 12 steals winning MVP honors for the regular season. He followed that up in the playoffs with a standout performance leading Jackson to the Southern League title, and once again capturing MVP. Entering 2017 O’Neill was assigned to AAA Tacoma out of camp, remember he was still a part of the Mariners organization at the time. The first month or so in the PCL was rough on O’Neill as he struggled to adjust. From April 1st to May 15th, O’Neill slashed .208/.281/.362 with a trio of homers. He then seemed to find himself in June slashing .250/.363/.500, walking at a 14.2% clip, before going off in July slashing .317/.394/.730 leading up to the trade to the Cardinals on July 21st. He slashed .253/.304/.548 the next month and a half, before leading the Redbirds to the PCL title with four homers over the playoff run. He returned to Memphis in 2018, and was tied for the minor league lead in homers, with 6 at the time of his April 19th callup to St.Louis. This is a player that has worked hard to improve in all facets of the game, a player who hits the ball hard, takes good at bats, and walks more than you think. He’s faster than you would expect, and is an above average base-stealer, don’t believe me? He’s 26-for-30 on the bases the last two seasons. In my opinion he’s one of the more underrated players in the minors, particulary for fantasy. Will he likely strikeout at a 25%-30% clip during his early years in the majors? Yes, but that’s no longer a deal breaker if you hit 30 dongs, and swipe some bags. I think O’Neill should be owned in all dynasty formats. ETA: 2018

3) Jack Flaherty, RHP | Age: 22 | Level: AAA | 2017 Stats: 14-4, 148.2 IP, 2.18 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 147 K, 35 Bb

Another player on this list that shouldn’t be on this list. In a perfect world, Flaherty would have already exceeded his limits last season, and broke camp with the big league club. Instead he’s wasting gems in AAA. His combination of a plus fastball, above average slider, and average curveball, and changeup, all play up due to his excellent control. He misses bats, drives weak contact, and is efficient with his pitches getting deep into games. Solid mechanics, and a solid track record of health make Flaherty a high floor investment for a pitching prospect. ETA: 2018

4) Harrison Bader, OF | Age: 23 | Level: MLB | 2017 Stats: .283/.347/.469, 20 HR, 55 RBI, 15 SB

I was a little shocked/not shocked when he broke camp. But it’s not an ideal situation as Bader is essentially a fourth outfielder. He struggles against right-handers, so a lefty specialist platoon guy is sort of his niche at the moment. That said, this kid is a gamer, he hustles on every play, makes hard contact, runs a little, and grinds out at bats. He is an adequate outfielder in multiple spots, and really does deserve a shot at an everyday gig at some point. I like Bader and think he will develop into an average fantasy outfielder that’s owned in most leagues. ETA: 2018

5) Jose Adolis Garcia, OF | Age: 25 | Level: AAA | 2017 Stats: .290/.340/.476, 15 HR, 65 RBI, 15 SB

A solid all around player with some power, some speed, and a lot of bat to ball contact. The brother of former Braves player Adonis Garcia, Adolis is a more athletic player, with plus running ability, and some developing power. He’s an aggressive hitter that looks to put the ball in play, but the Cardinals are working on his patience at the plate. He’s a little old to be a player with a ton of tools, and a need for refinement, but it’s more like finishing touches,and upgrades, than improvements to foundation skills. But he’s a Cardinals outfielder… Where does he play? Amirite?!? ETA: 2018

6) Max Schrock, 2B | Age: 23 | Level: AAA | 2017 Stats: .324/.382/.420, 6 HR, 44 RBI, 4 SB

Here’s another player the Cardinals targeted via trade that I like very much. He goes a little under the radar due to his lack of power, speed, or defensive ability, but his hit tool is possibly a 70, I’m not kidding. Schrock can hit, and he’s done it at nearly every level. He’s 15 games into the 2018 season, and his first taste of AAA, and he’s hitting .391. The Cardinals don’t have a ton of infield depth, so the thought of Shrock seeing some time at the MLB level this season is pretty reasonable. He’s running a little more this year, but I’m not sure it will be enough to boost his fantasy upside. Seems like the type of hitter that will carve out a nice major league career, with an outside shot he makes some adjustments to tap into more power. ETA: 2018

7) Andrew Knizner, C | Age: 23 | Level: AA | 2017 Stats: .302/.349/.471, 12 HR, 51 RBI, 1 SB

A good hitter that mixes an above-average hit tool, with pullside power, and plus pitch recognition. Knizner was a breakout prospect in 2017, reaching AA Springfield in his first full professional season, and  putting up a line of .358/.403/.537 in the Arizona Fall League. The catcher is back in Springfield to start this campaign, and is hitting a cool .421 with a 1.067 OPS in the early going. The biggest knock on Knizner is his defense behind the plate, and that coupled with the Cardinals log-jam of capable catchers might see him moved off the position, or dealt elsewhere. Let’s all hope he doesn’t rot in the minors for a season or two longer than he should. Make no mistake this is an above-average MLB hitter in the making. ETA: 2019

8) Randy Arozarena, OF | Age: 23 | Level: AAA | 2017 Stats: .266/.346/.437, 11 HR, 49 RBI, 18 SB

Another older Cuban prospect signing by the Cardinals, Arozarena, like Adolis Garcia is more major league ready despite being just 23. He combines patience, a swing geared toward line-drives, and plus speed. Not going to be a huge power threat, but could be a very good second-division leadoff type. Little bit of SAGNOF lurking. ETA: 2019

9) Carson Kelly, C | Age: 23 | Level: AAA | 2017 Stats: .283/.375/.459, 10 HR, 41 RBI, 0 SB

The heir apparent to Yadier in St. Louis, though he ranks lower than Knizner on this list, if we gave a damn about catcher defense, etc. Kelly would rank higher. It’s not that he’s a bad hitter, because he’s actually very solid, hitting for contact, getting on-base, and flashing average power. He’s just a long-ways-away from a meaningful gig. As he’s likely to backup Yadier in the coming years, while being groomed to take over. ETA: 2018

10) Yairo Munoz, SS/3B/OF | Age: 23 | Level: AAA | 2017 Stats: .300/.330/.464, 13 HR, 68 RBI, 22 SB

Coming off a great offensive season in 2017, Munoz was traded alongside Max Schrock to St. Louis. He broke camp with the Cardinals, but was sent down to Memphis after struggling. He’s an aggressive hitter early in the count, which could work against him in the big leagues. He’s a very good basestealer, but possesses just average speed. That said, he hits for some power, steals bases, plays in the middle infield, and is in the mix for MLB reps. That’s worth an add in most dynasty leagues of 14 teams or larger, with enough stash spots to accommodate. ETA: 2018

11) Oscar Mercado, OF | Age: 23 | Level: AAA | 2017 Stats: .287/.341/.428, 13 HR, 46 RBI, 38 SB

The former infielder tapped into  more power, and things really took off for the (then) 22 year old in AA. Always a speedster, Mercado swiped 30+ bags for the third consecutive season, while hitting double digit homers for the first time. The Cardinals and Mercado credit a move to outfield for new found confidence that translated over to the plate. He still struggles with breaking balls, but is on the right path to being a solid 4th outfielder with some power/speed skills. ETA: 2019

12) Dakota Hudson, RHP | Age: 23 | Level: AAA | 2017 Stats: 10-5, 152.2 IP, 3.01 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 96 Ks, 49 Bb

The Texas League Pitcher of the Year in 2017, Hudson is a power pitcher in need of improved command. His fastball is as nasty as they come but he has trouble hitting his spots, and ultimately limits it from being the plus-plus offering it can look to be to the naked eye. He mixes in a plus slider in the upper-80’s, a low 80’s curveball, and the occasional changeup. Hudson has a mid-rotation ceiling with a middle reliever floor. Should see the majors at some point in 2018. ETA: 2018

13) Dylan Carlson, OF | Age: 19 | Level: A | 2017 Stats: .240/.342/.347, 7 HR, 42 RBI, 6 SB

Sometimes you need to lean on your friends, and this is one such time. While discussing my Cardinals list with fellow prospector and noted Cardinals fan Matt Thompson of FWFB, he drew my attention to 2016 first rounder Dylan Carlson. We often forget about these type of players after a mediocre or poor introduction to pro-ball. Carlson is one such victim in my mind. Early in the 2018 season the returns are good, as Carlson has walked (10 in 11 games), as much as he’s struckout. While flashing improved power year over year, already connecting for 5 extra base hits including two homers. I’m going to steal a take from Matt, and agree that Carlson is going to be the big riser on this list. ETA: 2020

14) Jonathan Machado, OF | Age: 19 | Level: A | 2017 Stats: .323/.381/.435, 2 HR, 20 RBI, 8 SB

A contact and speed player, that ropes line drives all over the field. His plus-plus speed should play up his overall profile, if continues to hit at the level he did in the GCL last season. So far he’s off to a rough start with Peoria, but he’s extremely young and it’s early. Machado’s hit tool was rated as the best in the system by Baseball America in the pre-season, and that’s hefty praise. A top level talent, with an offensive upside that should have him on everyone’s radar in deeper dynasty leagues. ETA: 2021

15) Wadye Ynfante, OF | Age: 20 | Level: RK | 2017 Stats: .299/.374/.491, 7 HR, 23 RBI, 11 SB

A young up and comer, with huge upside, the aggressive rank here because players like Ynfante are my jam. A plus runner, with above average power, coming off a strong pro debut that saw him slash .299/.374/.491, with 7 taters, and 11 bags. He’s prone to swing and miss, and it is a major concern in his profile, but he did show the ability to take a walk, putting up a 9.1% Bb%. Young raw talent, with power and speed. ETA: 2021

 

Other Names: Victor Garcia, Evan Mendoza, Ryan Helsley, Delvin Perez, Alvaro Seijas, Austin Gomber, Junior Fernandez, Conner Greene, Luke Voit.

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  1. Another Dan says:
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    Hey Ralph,

    Good stuff, but tell me, do you like Tyler O’Neill ?

    Football update : we won last Tuesday, won yesterday. We have clinched PROMOTION !!! Whatever happens we are at worst the best 3rd placed team at our level, so will get promoted. We sit second, above 3rd on goal difference with a game in hand. 2 home games to come, party time !!!

    I am sure I will have questions when the hangover passes.

    Best wishes,

    Another Dan

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @Another Dan:Like Tyler O’Neill one does not “like” Tyler O’Neill. One loves Tyler O’Neill!

      Congrats Dan! Onto the Premier in 4 years!

      • Another Dan says:
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        @Ralph Lifshitz:

        It’s more like 6 years until we’ll be in the Premiership.

        • Ralph Lifshitz

          Ralph Lifshitz says:
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          @Another Dan: They’ll let you skip some levels, trust me.

  2. Warren says:
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    Ralph!

    I asked you yesterday about Severino for Dozier. The guy countered and I quickly accepted:

    Price and Kimbrel

    for

    Dozier and Iglesias

    SAGNOF baby!

    • Warren says:
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      @Warren: If you couldn’t tell, the guy is a die hard Red Sox fan

      • Ralph Lifshitz

        Ralph Lifshitz says:
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        @Warren: Always take advantage of that! Haha

  3. Quintero says:
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    Ralph,
    Grrrreat work! Looking forward to how O’Neil’s stock goes in the next month.

    What do you think about Christian Villanueva’s run so far?

    I’m thinking of offering Christian Villanueva/Trevor Williams/Skaggs for Champman. h2h Dynasty.

    Thanks for your input!

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @Quintero: I like Villanueva, but no way he sustains this. I’d love that trade for you if you get Chapman.

      • Quintero says:
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        @Ralph Lifshitz: Thanks mate! The trade is pending now, and I hope Villanueva won’t fall on his face so that I won’t lose this trade partner^^

  4. Matt says:
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    HTH points league question: I’m exiting a rebuild and have a pretty talented young team with a huge milb roster. (Seriously, Ive been hoarding specs and picks while following your advice to a T!). Right now, my MI is pretty set with Albies, J-ram, and manny. OF of Hoskins, Maz, Polonco, Calhoun and two fillers (Domingo, a streaming slot). MI is ok but older with C. Santana, Miggy, Seager. My offensive strength is probably in milb and here’s the question:

    I have senzel, eloy, tucker, and oneil (soto, Adel, huira in the next wave) on the farm. My pitching is ok but can definitely improve and I need a younger CI. Who is a fair target if I was to trade one of my milb OF’s? I’m thinking eloy has the most name value in a trade-hesitant to move him but I have oneil and tucker too.

    What do you think is the right milb player to trade? Or just stand pat and let it work itself out?

    Thanks,
    Matt

    • Matt says:
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      @Matt:

      League context probably helps-Pitching and power dominates (points for total bases, HR, run, rbi, steals, sacrifices on offense). Only 10 teams but rosters and milb rosters are deep enough that WW is basically meh streamers (guerra, Trevor williams were on there for a while but are gone now, not much better),,, ok starting bats. Saves get points so most good RP are gone.

      • Ralph Lifshitz

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        @Matt: Who you Target depends more on who is available on a team looking for a top prospect. Eloy will definitely net you the best return.

  5. David says:
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    Thanks Ralph. I have O’Neil on my fantasy team because of you and expect big things from him.

    Please rank ROS: Manaea, Matz, McCarthy, and V. Velasquez. Thanks

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @David: Nice!

      Manaea, Matz, V2, McCarthy

  6. Nathan says:
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    I only have four starts left: Severino and Castillo are a must but gotta leave one these out– T William, Pivetta, Wood. Thinking Wood since WAS is on fire right now.

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @Nathan: I like it.

  7. Captain Kirk says:
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    Love these writeups, Ralph! Curious when you will start doing your weekly minor leagues update every Sunday morning like you had been doing last year?

    Also, I have a huge man-crush on Knizner! I had heard his defense was actually quite good, but no matter…his bat is special! The Cards better deal him this season so he can get a shot at a starting gig next year!

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @Captain Kirk: I still have some systems to go. Need to hammer out the remaining ones. I did a minor league update a couple of weeks ago. I’ll try and sneak another one out this week.

      Yeah Knizner’s defense is average-fringe. He’s improving, and it’s not awful, but it’s certainly the weak link.

  8. David says:
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    One more SP question. Need to drop one of Matz, Pivetta, Wacha Pomeranz, 5×5 h2h. Thanks

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @David: Pomerania, he looked like gar-bo, velocity was way down.

  9. hitzone says:
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    10 team 5×5 OBP dynasty

    Pollock/bauer/Clint frazier/Austin meadows or

    Marcell Ozuna/vlad jr

    • hitzone says:
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      @hitzone:
      Is it close? The guy I’d be trading with is a newbie, I don’t want to be completely taking advantage of him. I have a glut of CI I could add one Of Smoak or Sano to even it out.

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @hitzone: I want the Vladdy-Ozuna side. You can argue that you’re getting the two best players in the deal. That might change if Pollock stays healthy though.

  10. Happyharry says:
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    Hey Ralph, Your expert opinion on this one for ROS. H2H, 6×6, 12 team.
    Choose one-Odor, Mancini or Teoscar Hernandez?? Thanks,

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @Happyharry: Mancini.

  11. ichirosan says:
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    Hi Ralph,

    I was asking this in a previous post, but kind of got my answer with this article:

    What kind of return would you need to part with The King in the the North in a 16 team H2H dynasty?

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @ichirosan: Depends, I would hold, because few people will value him the way I do.

  12. Happyharry says:
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    Hey Ralph, Another one Please. Your expert opinion on this one for ROS. H2H, 6×6, 12 team.
    I’ve got Gausman. Any of these FA over Gausman – Stroman, Jon Gray, Ryu, Ross, Velasquez,Hernandez??

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @Happyharry: Ross, Stroman, Ryu, And even V2. Take your pick.

  13. Oddball Herrera says:
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    Ok, this may be heresy but hear me out.

    2017 Acuna looks a LOT like 2013 Baez. They are both kids who rocketed through the minors on merely ok plate discipline, hit for power, stole bases, lauded for their bat speed (and how that bat speed would make up for plate discipline deficiencies), I think Baez made it at least into the top five in the prospect rankings. Both had great spring trainings then got demoted and immediately struggled.

    There are obviously differences – Acuna hasn’t struck out as often (until this year at least) and he did things in the AFL Baez never did, but I’m fighting the impression that I’ve seen this movie before. Curious to hear the opinion of someone who does more than watch stat lines.

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @Oddball Herrera: Better speed, but it makes sense. I’m sitting in the car, waiting to go in and watch Acuna right now, Luiz Gohara too!

  14. Charlie Harper says:
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    great stuff Ralph,im developing a crush on Bo Bichette,i see him as a september call up and not back up until next May-june,whats your thoughts,

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @Charlie Harper: I think that’s possible, he’s great, and even better in person. Struggling of late though.

  15. Launch Angle says:
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    The team I was trying to work out a deal for Judge is countering for a third person.

    Looking at my offense below, would you trade 3 Ozuna / Luke Weaver / Buxton or Acuna for Judge? Or should I hold?

    Also, between Bux and Acuna – who would you include as the third player if you thought this was a good deal for me?

    Need some Ralph wisdom!

    Here’s what I got:

    Sal Perez
    Freeman / Abreu
    Schoop / Merrifeild
    Bregman
    Trout / Ozuna / Springer / Pollock / Buxton / Acuna

    • Launch Angle says:
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      Also have Moose at 3B

    • AL KOHOLIC says:
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      @Launch Angle: obp league yes for sure and id throw in buxton myself

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @Launch Angle: I’d go buxton over Acuna, but it does seem like a lot. But, Judge puts you over the top. It’s an upgrade from Ozuna, and you pass Buxton worries on to someone else.

  16. Launch Angle says:
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    I also have Moose at 3B

  17. batflix says:
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    Juan Soto is laying waste to the South Atlantic league at 19
    Bare minimum he gets to AA if he stays healthy right? You feelin it?

    • Charlie Harper says:
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      @batflix: yes ,he is on fire

    • Ralph Lifshitz

      Ralph Lifshitz says:
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      @batflix: I think he might get to AA. We shall see, Nats night let him spend some time in High-A.

  18. eric says:
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    Offered Schwarber for Wil Myers. Tempted because of the beast’s better contact rate and eye, and think Wil will end up on DL again. But is Maddon going to continue sitting Schwarber against lefties. Pull trigger?

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @eric: I wouldn’t.

  19. AL KOHOLIC says:
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    Jack Flaherty back up,grab him while u can

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Grab Dahl!

      • AL KOHOLIC says:
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        @Grey: damn i thought you said grab Dahl,,hehe

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Grab em all AL!

          • AL KOHOLIC says:
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            @Grey: ok i got him in 3

          • Charlie Harper says:
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            @Grey:hey AL,GREY or RALPH 12team keep 6 200 budgett how much would u put on Flaherty and Dahl

            • Ralph Lifshitz

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              @Charlie Harper: I’d took $40 on Dahl and $80 Jack Flaherty.

  20. Jeffrey Gilden says:
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    Hey Ralph –

    Just gave up two bench players for Kimbrel. I also have Kenley and Archie Bradley. Saves + Holds. I’ve been offered Miggy and Kelvin Herrera for Jansen. The guy who’s pursuing this is anxious to trade. He also has Dee Gordon, Lindor, Jose Ramirez. Assuming I get Herrera to “replace” Jansen, which other player should I ask for? Miggy is definitely an upgrade over my CI (Colin Moran),but I know there are always injury concerns, and Gordon and Lindor and Ramirez are upgrades as well. Or should I just hold and ride these closers for a bit?

    Thanks,
    Jeff

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @Jeffrey Gilden: Is it redraft or dynasty? I’d its redraft make the deal, dynasty go after someone younger.

  21. JP says:
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    Ral-h-did the tickets arrive yet? I own JBJ for $17 and think I am going to need some more speed I was thinking of offering him for Leona’s Martin also at $17. Martin has got to start running don’t you think? It is a 12 team AL only avg, rbi, hr, and Sb. Thanks Ralph

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @JP: Thanks so much man! I got them! Really appreciate it! On the trade it seems like you’re swapping shirts. Do it if you like Martin’s upside more. I’ll take the worse lineup spot in the better lineup.

  22. YTBALL says:
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    excellent article ralph.
    do you think jordan hicks has legs as a late inning stud for the birds?

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @YTBALL: I do! It’s one of the reasons I didn’t include him. Figure he’s up for good.

  23. Another Dan says:
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    Hey Ralph, (or anyone else)

    If I read that correctly you are going to a game today. Enjoy.

    Back to O’Neill. Him or Haniger ? He’s available in the league where I am considering the trade below.

    In a 13 team 5×5 rotoleague where we only keep 5 (so, essentially a redraft for this discussion). I have been offered his LeMahieu for my Wacha and Haniger. I’m very tempted because my 2B is Tim Anderson. I have lots of OF talent (Hoskins, Bellinger, Rosario, Benintendi) so I would be opening up a spot at UT. I have plenty of P, so losing Wacha won’t kill me either. Thoughts ?

    Best wishes,

    Another Dan

    • Another Dan says:
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      @Another Dan:

      My 2B in not Tim Anderson (I wish), my 2B is the other Tim, Tim ‘Posh Spice’ Beckham. Different kettle of fish!!!

  24. I'm Keith Hernandez says:
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    Are you holding sonny gray or dropping
    Please rank Tyson Ross, Vince Velazquez or in form Ryu. Close?

    • Ralph Lifshitz

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      @I’m Keith Hernandez: I’d still hold Sonny. I think he’ll come around. If I had to pick one from that group I’d go Ryu.

  25. Caught Looking says:
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    Who is a bigger pile of hot garbage, Danny Duffy or Drew Pomeranz? H2h pts. Are both just streamers at this point?

  26. henncoop says:
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    I got offered C Villanueva for my A. Hays in a 12 team roto with OPS added dynasty plus a slight upgrade in next years draft (basically meaningless since we keep 30 players)
    I am pretty loaded @ OF with JDM, K Davis, Rosario, Hamilton, Kepler, D Santana, W Myers, Kepler, W Calhoun, & Luis Roberts. But that being said I am not hurting @ 3B either with Arenado & Chapman.
    I could probably use SP a bit more…Newcomb, Matz, A Sanchez or Stromen might be possibilities. Hays is just 22 so 3 years younger& could be a good one while I am not sure Villanueva’s power is real or lasting.

  27. dannyp says:
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    What do you think about Astros prospect Myles Straw? He’s killing it so far this year in double a.. More walks than Ks the last 2 seasons and a career .409 obp.. seems he gets on base a lot and he has 12 SBs so far this year so pretty good speed? Any chance to be an everyday player or do you see him more as a 4th OFer?

    Thank you for your time sir

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