In Philly, a celestial light shines down on a book.  A deep breath, and someone blows dust off the book so we can read its title, “The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Scoring In Philly.”  A hand opens the book, turning to the first page, reading, “To all my loving fans, but mostly the females.”  We pull back to reveal, reading is its author, Pat Burrell.  For reasons we can’t explain, he wears a dead parrot on his shoulder.  The Mets could easily have written that book after yesterday’s first game.  Putting up the reedonkeylicousness:  Amed Rosario went 6-for-11, 7 runs, 4 RBIs and a slam (6) and legs (14) across both games.  In the first game, Rhysus (3-for-7, 4 RBIs and his 24th and 25th homer) and Amed both homered.  Halleberrylujah!  Jose Bautista (3-for-7, 3 runs, 7 RBIs) hit his 10th homer as he continues to turn back the clock to 1987, when he was a 7-year-old and hit barely .200 with some occasional pop off garbage lefties who would put it on a tee for him.  Michael Conforto (6-for-12, 3 runs, 5 RBIs) hit his 17th homer, and now has three homers in the last week, and is finally showing signs why people are always saying, “The Mets are bad, but I like that Conforto guy.”  The Mess had so much offense I don’t even have time before my Carpal Tunnel kicks in to mention Kevin Plawecki (4-for-5, 4 runs, 3 RBIs).  A shame, because Plawecki deserves a mention outside of being mentioned for not being mentioned.  The big takeaway, on our 7-day Player Rater of hitters, Amed Rosario is in the top 30 and worth a look.  Amed to that.  Or Amen.  Or Apeople, if that’s how you roll.  Anyway, here’s what else I saw yesterday in fantasy baseball:

Brandon Nimmo – Went for x-rays after being hit on the hand.  Yesterday, I laid out my Brandon Nimmo fantasy and today it feels like I laid it on the davenport next to a bloody knife in a Stephen King novel.  *reports come back that Nimmo’s x-rays were negative*  That’s the blood of my enemy, Jacob Nix!

Zach Eflin – 6 2/3 IP, 4 ER, 10 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA at 3.70.  Yes, he gave up two extra runs that were unnecessary because Kapler didn’t go to the bullpen quick enough, but at least A) Kapler didn’t call in Kingery to relief him. B) The 1927 Mets didn’t score 48 runs on him.  C) There’s no C.

Maikel Franco – 3-for-8, 2 RBIs and his 20th homer, hitting .279.  You’re going to get to the end of the season and be like, “Why exactly did I drop a .275, 25-homer Maikel Franco?”  And that will echo around your mom’s basement, haunting you.

Nick Williams – 3-for-9, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and a slam (17) and legs (3).  He won’t appear in this afternoon’s Buy column, because I think he’s owned in too many leagues, and, brucely, I’ve mentioned him enough and we’re artificially trying to keep Ty Wigginton’s consecutive Buy column appearance record alive.

Tommy Pham – 2-for-3, 1 RBI, as he was activated from the DL.  A few people asked about rest of the season projections for Pham.  Just so you know, if you click any player’s name, it takes you to their player page where their rest of the season projections are listed (and preseason, if you wanna laugh).  Earn me some .000000067ths of a penny and click on some player pages!

Blake Snell – 5 IP, 0 ER, 3 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 2.10.  In the preseason, I wrote a Blake Snell sleeper, but, let’s be honest, in the AL East, holy full-on floating dookie in the pool, look at his ERA!  When I convert an AL East ERA to an NL East ERA, not only is Snell’s ERA better than deGrom’s, but Snell has a negative ERA and no one in the history of baseball has ever had a negative ERA, so that seems impressive.

Mallex Smith – 2-for-5, 2 runs, and his 26th steal, hitting .299.  He won’t be in this afternoon’s Buy column — You, “Oh no!” — because he’s owned in more than 50% of leagues — You, “Ah, sneaky.  You’re lucky you’re cute.”

Masahiro Tanaka – 6 IP, 2 ER, 9 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 4.03.  This guy is so frustrating to own.  I need lights-out right now, Tanaka, not, “Meh, I guess it’s okay, but I can’t watch because he kinda blows from inning to inning.”

Joe Ross – Set for a rehab assignment.  He’s ~13 months removed from Tommy John surgery and far from trustable this year.  Will be interesting name to look at for 2019, but guys returning from TJ are usually covered in donkey semen–*intern whispers in my ear*  Ah, being told that’s a different TJ.  Either way, guys returning from TJ have some issues.

Stephen Strasburg – On track to start Tuesday.  Anyone wanna little side action that he throws less than 20 IP the rest of this year?  What’s the matter, chicken?

Tanner Roark – 6 IP, 3 ER, 8 baserunners, 1 K, ERA at 4.13.  Since the 2nd half broke (what, past tense), Roark’s ERA is barely 1.50.

Luke Weaver – 3 2/3 IP, 2 ER, ERA at 4.67.  Is he related to Jered Weaver?  Because he really is starting to seem like it.

Harrison Bader – 2-for-3 and his 9th homer, hitting .285.  Full-on cyclops’ing him for a possible sleeper next year.  Bader is on the short list.  Not like an Altuve short list either.

Miguel Sano – 2-for-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs and his 10th homer, and, what, his 17th homer since I told you to buy him last Friday?  Okay, maybe not that many, but I can’t believe his ownership is still under 50%.

Logan Forsythe – 5-for-5, 3 runs, 2 RBIs, hitting .449 since his trade to the Twins.  Let’s guess if Grey put him in his Buy column today?  Hmm, wait a minute, I am Grey!  I can just ask me!

Jorge Polanco – 2-for-4, 2 runs, 4 RBIs and his 2nd homer, hitting .291.  PEDslanco has been hitting over-.300 in the last week, but with no power or speed.   By the way, how demoralizing is it that the Twins breakout for a huge offensive game when Eddie Rosario doesn’t start?  Holy sit!

Nicholas Castellanos – 2-for-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 18th homer, hitting .292.  Also, in this game, Mikie Mahtook (1-for-4, 2 RBIs) hit his 1st homer; James McCann (1-for-4, 2 RBIs) hit his 7th homer and Niko Goodrum (2-for-4) hit his 13th homer.  Or to remember this for your test later, The Greek Mahtook McCann for Goodrum.  Drink up my alcoholic milkshake!

Sam Gaviglio – 4 1/3 IP, 5 ER, ERA at 5.13. The Stream-o-Nator loves his next start, and that start feels pretty safe.  Muahahahahaha, famous last words.  Like Rosebud.

Jacob Nix – 2/3 IP, 5 ER, ERA at 6.75.  Member earlier this week I said I benched John Gant and Austin Gomber’s great starts for Adam Conley’s 5 ER in relief?  Guess what, y’all!  I started Nix too.  Moving forward, I’m going to say ixnay on the ixNay, because it was a perfect night until a bunch of no good Nix hurt my pitching.

Clay Buchholz – 9 IP, 1 ER, 5 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 2.47.  I’m over here diddling myself with Tanaka and schmohawks of his ilk and Buchholz is over here out-pitching Koufax.  Eff me.

David Peralta – 1-for-3, 3 RBIs and his 22nd homer, hitting .300.  I don’t know why this is, but as long as he doesn’t get to 30 homers on the year, Peralta will be undervalued next year.  Even if he gets to 29.

Nomar Mazara – 1-for-3, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 16th homer, as he was activated from the DL.  In a corresponding move, the Rangers optioned down Willie Calhoun.  Ha, Calhoun would be optioned to Triple-A even if the minor league season were over.

Jurickson Profar – 2-for-3, 2 runs and his 14th homer, hitting .253.  You know what Profar is?  A great waiver wire pickup, but if you drafted him, you wouldn’t be thrilled.

Joey Gallo – 2-for-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 32nd homer, hitting .203.  I forgot to mention this a few weeks ago, because it’s not that a huge deal, but I traded Gallo in one league for J.A. Happ.  Was a needs trade, and Happ had problems with his hands, feet and mouth, but his needs are fine.

Kole Calhoun – 3-for-4, 2 runs and his 17th homer.  Calhoun’s having a better 2nd half than Trout.  Fantasy Baseball, you ulcer-inducing bastard!

Dereck Rodriguez – Hit the DL with a hamstring strain.  He suffered the injury during the bench-clearing brawl on Tuesday.  Damn you, Jose Urena!

Ronald Acuna Jr. – 1-for-4 and his 9th steal, hitting .287, as he returned to the lineup.  You laughed when, to pray for Acuña, I was dressed like an abuelita at a funeral and lit candles with Willem Dafoe’s face on them, but who’s laughing now?  Tildaddy says you can stay up late and watch TV!

David Dahl – 2-for-5, 3 RBIs and a slam (6) and legs (4), as he hits leadoff, hitting .270.  He has those stats in 122 ABs.  *door swings open*  “Hello, boys and five girls, it’s Mr. Prorater.  Didja you know if I were to eat one ketchup packet every five minutes I’d be 100% ketchup after three days?”  Get to the point, Mr. Prorater!  “Right, right, okay, so Dahl is on a 150 game pace of 27 HRs and 15 SBs.”

Jose Urena – Suspended six games for playing his revenge fantasy out IRL.

Ivan Nova – 6 2/3 IP, 1 ER, 7 baserunners, 3 Ks, ERA at 4.26.  I’m forgetting about the big offensive games from the Cubs, because, before I looked at their team hitting stats, I didn’t think very highly of the Cubs.  They’re putting up runs in a big way, though not so much yesterday.  I’d continue to use the Stream-o-Nator for Nova, which means rarely if ever start him.

Yu Darvish – Will make a rehab start on Sunday.  Darvish resolutely said, “I thought, maybe, I don’t know, I was like, well, huh, I guess, I should, like, pitch again this year.”

Jon Lester – 6 IP, 0 ER, 5 baserunners, 8 Ks, ERA at 3.72.  You before yesterday’s game, “I think it’s time I finally cut the cord on Jon Lester.  Hey, I’m a cord cutter like one of those millennials”  You after the game, “First, they killed mayo, now those millennials killed my will to live.”  Obviously, Lester had a solid bounce back start, but his peripherals are still screaming to stay away.

Ian Happ – 1-for-4 and his 13th homer.  Don’t let Happ get hot.  Seriously.  Don’t let it *pinkie to mouth* Happen.  You might remember I traded Familia for Happ in Tout Wars, well, here’s how daddy is doing:

Yasiel Puig – Suspended two games for shoving Nick Hundley.  A thankful Hundley said, “I’m just glad he didn’t lick me.”

  1. Hugman says:
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    Yo Grey,
    Are you buying into the notion of Dee Gordon being a top 100 hitter ROS? Player rater has him at 77. I just don’t see it with him at the bottom of the order. What say you?

    • Grey

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      @Hugman: If he stays bottom of the order, he won’t get above a top 100 player unless he suddenly steals 17 bags ROS, which seems doubtful

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Hugman: BTW, the tools factor in lineup

  2. Jack Burton says:
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    10 team dynasty keep forever. Couple trades possible.
    Wheeler & Nimmo for Severino & Dejong.
    Kershaw & Giolito for Carlos Martinez & Xander.
    Also, what tier hitter would you be willing to give up for Vlad?
    Fair trades? Which side for each?
    Thank you.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Jack Burton: Severino — Xander — Vlad is going to be a top 25 hitter next year like Acuna

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Like Acuna was this year, not like Acuna next year

    • Darren Gallagher says:
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      @Jack Burton: Sev& Dejong seems like a steal for those Metsies

      • Jack Burton says:
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        @Darren Gallagher: I agree. I had originally offered another player/players that were more valuable. But he wanted those Mets and counter offered for them and Brad Hand cause he needs closer help

  3. Jack Burton says:
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    10 team dynasty keep forever. Couple trades possible.
    Wheeler & Nimmo for Severino & Dejong.
    Kershaw & Giolito for Carlos Martinez & Xander.
    Also, what tier hitter would you be willing to give up for Vlad?
    Fair trades? Which side for each?
    Thank you

      • GC says:
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        @Grey: Thanks! Sorry about the duplicate. Didn’t realize it went through twice

  4. Robert Nussbaum says:
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    Do you think Edwin Diaz and Jack Flaherty for Altuve is a fair trade. I own Alvie’s and Diaz and Flaherty are very cheap. I am in a dynasty league.

    • Mike L says:
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      @Robert Nussbaum: I’d ask for better for Altuve. Just keep Diaz and upgrade the starter

  5. Robert Nussbaum says:
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    I traded Altuve for E. Diaz and J. Flaherty. I have Alvie’s and Diaz and Flaherty are cheap. I am in a dynasty league. Did I make a bad trade? Thanks.

  6. bossmanjunior333 says:
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    10 team h2h OBP limited moves

    In first place, only made 30 moves so far ($1 a move up up until the trade deadline that just passed), which is 3rd in league, and now moves will cost $3 dollars until the playoffs and $5 during the playoffs. $100 dollar budget of real money.

    1) For some reason, someone dropped Juan Soto for Cano. Especially crazy since it’s an OBP league. Gotta drop Haniger for Soto, right?

    2) Please indulge me and tell me which schedules you like best for the rest of the season. I have separated the projected starts into 3 groups: rest of regular season, bye week, and playoffs. Obviously the bye week starts mean nothing.

    Gibson @CHW, CLE, @TEX —KC —@KC, @DET
    Castillo @CHC, MIL — @PIT, SD —@CHC, @MIA
    Heaney HOU, @HOU — @TEX —TEX, SEA, @HOU
    Ryu STL, @TEX, ARI —@COL —@STL, COL
    Glasnow KC, @ATL —@TOR —CLE, OAK, @TOR
    Efflin @WAS, WAS, CHC —@NYM —MIA, NYM
    Marquez STL, @SD — SF —ARI, @SF, @ARI
    Chacin CIN, PIT, @WAS —SF —@CHC, CIN
    D Holland @NYM, TEX, NYM — @MIL —ATL, @SD
    Boyd CHW, @KC — @CHW, STL — @CLE, KC

    Right now I think Gibson is the best option. The CLE start is questionable but the rest are all good match ups. Otherwise, I think Ryu and Glasnow might be the next best options?

    Thanks!

  7. Swfcdan says:
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    Think evil Knebel is worth a claim? Would be $9 next year contract too, and takes up 1/8 keepers so only want him if you think he gets the gig back within the next week or two.

  8. Ante Galic says:
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    Grey!!!

    Fantastic write-up, better than I thought it would be on August 17!! J/k, man. It’s waaaay better than I thought! (Ow, eye roll!)

    a. No Jack Clark news lately? Oh what a shame.

    b. Thank God for Nick Williams.

    c. Needed Bader’s HR more than Ward’s potential, so there’s that. Bader shouldn’t be on waiver’s right? He’s legit I think AND STL is now in the hunt for a playoff spot.

    d. Signed up Koda Glover, I’m sure that will go well.

    e. Mark Twain quote of the day for August 17

    Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.

    f. Have a nice weekend.

    Cheers,
    Ante

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Ante Galic: A. Haha B. Yup C. Nah, ownable D. Ha E. Awesome!

  9. M says:
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    Drop Kemp for Dahl, conforto, or I happ?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @M: Conforto

  10. Nick says:
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    Hi Grey,
    Post#1

    i need to revamp my dynasty pitching team
    trades offered to me :
    i get Severino/Corbin + Allen RP + Adams Eaton OF
    i give :( Acuña/Abreu/Bieber SP
    or
    I get Corbin/Newcomb + Eaton
    For my Acuña …

    no like for Eaton, maybe i could try to snatch Myers instead? cause i have no 1B to replace José

    • Espn writer looking for advice says:
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      @Nick:

      Would find cheaper SP… I would not be moving Acuna for an SP in a dynasty league.

    • Malicious Phenoms says:
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      @Nick:
      Get cheaper pitching. DO NOT TRADE ACUNA IN A DYNASTY.

    • Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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      @Nick: I wouldn’t move Acuna for any pitching, and neither of these deals come close IMO.

      Abreu and Bieber are legit additional pieces you’d be giving up (way better than Allen and Eaton), and so you’re basically trading Acuna+ (potential first rounder for the next 10 years) for severino.

    • Grey

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      @Nick: Don’t trade away Acuna

    • Justin Ralph says:
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      @Nick: Do not trade Acuna!!!

  11. Jays for Days says:
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    Mallex Smith or Mondesi for a bench bat?

  12. Nick says:
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    Hi again Grey,
    Post#2

    like i said i need to revamp my dynasty pitching team:
    SP1 Mikolas
    SP2 Hamels
    SP3 Freddy Peralta
    SP4 Mike Minor
    SP5 Bieber
    RP1 Knebel
    RP2 Greene
    RP3 Kela
    RP4 Chad Green ( to be replaced cause no holds)
    DL Derek Rodriguez
    DL Dinelson Lamet (for 2019)

    Avalaible players are :
    SP
    Matthew Boyd / Austin Gomber / T.Cahill / Trevor Williams / GLASNOW? / J.Barria / DeSclafani
    i can go Brad Keller rolling for KC
    i’m cyclopsing with a monocle Justus Sheffield for a september call-up (AAA 2,1ERA 8,5K/9)
    RP i would snatch Cishek for holds

    who would you claim/drop thinking dynasty for 2019?

    thanks Nick

    • Grey

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      @Nick: Glasnow over Minor

  13. Andrew says:
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    I need to pick up a starter to replace Dereck. Can’t decide who to drop: Votto, Camargo, or Palka. I don’t need AVG, so I’m leaning Votto.

  14. Bill Buttlicker says:
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    Never thought I’d be rueing dropping Clay Buchholz in 2018, but here we are.

    Speaking of starting pitching, I need wins this week but not at the cost of losing HRs allowed and walks (tied in HR, losing by 1 on BB). Would you mind letting me know which of the following you would start/sit? Think SON likes most of them…

    Robbie Ray @ SD
    Jack Flaherty vs. MIL
    Lance Lynn vs. TOR
    JA Happ vs. TOR
    Verlander @ OAK

    Plenty that entices/scares me in each of those matchups save the last two, which I’m assuming are must-starts. Would really appreciate some advice! FWIW, CGs and shutouts are also their own separate categories in my league, though I doubt those lottery tickets would change your thinking.

    Finally, would you drop Tim Anderson for Rosario?

    Sorry for the wall of text, on a Friday no less. But great stuff as always, Grey. Thanks a lot and have an awesome weekend!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Bill Buttlicker: I would start all of them — Sure, Amed — thanks!

  15. mthom42 says:
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    Hey Grey, thoughts on starting these four today? Limited number of starts so need to be picky.

    Gibson vs DET, Lynn vs TOR, Buehler @ SEA, Flaherty vs MIL

      • mthom42 says:
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        @Grey: thanks! That’s how I was leaning

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  16. GC says:
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    10 team dynasty keep forever. Couple trades possible.
    Wheeler & Nimmo for Severino & Dejong.
    Kershaw & Giolito for Carlos Martinez & Xander.
    Also, what tier hitter would you be willing to give up for Vlad?
    Fair trades? Which side for each?
    Thank you

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @GC: Answered above

  17. Scuffy McGee says:
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    Bader over Ozuna, Bauers, or Braun?

    Happy Friyay!!! Buy Buy Buy!!

      • Scuffy McGee says:
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        @Grey: Thank you, Grey

  18. Eric says:
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    You’re crushing it Grey. And tell Andy to “stick to football!”

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Eric: Thanks! Who’s Andy?

  19. dude says:
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    Bader or Dahl in keeper league?

    • Malicious Phenoms says:
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      @dude
      Dahl

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @dude: Prolly close, lean Dahl

      • Malicious Phenoms says:
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        @Grey:
        I figured when close go with a Rockie..

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah

  20. Marty Jannetty_Was Set Up says:
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    I’m more excited about your Tout Wars race than I am for the entirety of pre-season football, hell maybe even regular season football. Get ’em my dude!

    • Grey

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      Haha, I will try!

  21. Eric says:
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    Hi Grey,

    Who would you rather start today – Shields at home vs. KC or Junis @ CWS?

    (H2H with QS)

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Eric: Neither, Junis

  22. Pound-Pouss says:
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    Grey my bai,

    Who would you DL stash between Gary “Hurty” Sanchez and Josh “Duck” Donaldson?

    Would you even start Sanchez over Austin Hedges once Hurty is back?

    P.S. – how is “Duck” not Donaldson’s nickname? Duck Donaldson

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sanchez — haha, nice nickname

  23. LennyDykstraIsJustMisunderstood says:
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    The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Scoring In Philly.” ……i think scoring in Philly was the only thing Burrell was consistent at.

    I guess the humiliation of espn having kieth oblerman do play by woke the mets up for a day.

  24. branta says:
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    Alright, Grey, in my best Beyonce-in-Destiny’s-Child-mid-2000s impersonation: Question, tell me what you feel about Yoan?

    April was a looooong time ago and Yoan has not been any good. But it’s a keeper league. Is Yoan still a keeper next year? Your wRC+ changing by 14 points can be good, but not when it goes down that much!

    He’s swinging at fewer balls out of the zone and making less contact (per FG O-Swing% and Contact%. How do you find more plate discipline and get worse?

    He’s hit fewer ground balls and more line drives and fly balls. And he lowered his IFFB dropped 5% (11.4% to 6.5%) which, for a guy that had a 18% HR/FB last year sounds great! He even is hitting the ball slightly harder, though his BABIP is pretty much the same as last year.

    Everything my (still probably limited) knowledge of Sabremetrics tells me that these things should not be. When you swing less at pitches outside of the zone, hit fewer balls on the ground, and fewer fly balls stay in the infield, good things are supposed to happen.

    Any idea what is missing on Yoan?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha! What you’re telling me and without looking myself, it sounds like Yoan should be better, maybe unlucky? I’d have to look myself

      • branta says:
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        @Grey: One thing I realized I left out, although maybe it goes without saying, is he strikes out. A lot. A lot a lot. But can that really be the only answer when there’s so many high (but maybe not Yoan-high) K guys who can still rake?

        He’s like a puzzle wrapped in an enigma and stuffed into a riddle.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha, yeah, not sure, I’ll have to look

  25. Peacecoast says:
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    Best part of the Mets explosion is that no one in my league rosters most of the guys who had great days haha. I hate when I see a blow up score and I know none of my players were involved.

    I am on vaca next week, just sayin’ boo. Heading to Rhode Island for the Airbnb life.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Peacecoast: I got 3 homers and like 15 runs and RBIs from yesterday’s Mets game… It was a short schedule, get on the train!

      Rhode Island? Where? New Hope? (Is that RI?)

  26. Eric says:
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    Hey Grey,

    Just a quick note, as I know you’re also a Kole Calhoun fan. Currently have him on one team since July and he’s been hot AF… and not just with dingers but all across the board, with multi-hit games, OBP, etc.

    And every time I see him have a big game I like at his season average and WOW, still not even at .230!! So had to take a look at his splits to see just how bad he was in the beginning of the year…he hit .108 through 25 games in May!!

    Anyway, it’s been good owning him the last couple months. Could be one of my best pickups this year if he keeps it up. Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, he’s been tremendous in the 2nd half

      • Nick says:
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        @Grey:
        would you pick up Kole over Willie ? keeper/dynasty :)

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Willie who?

          • Nick says:
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            @Grey:

            CALHOUN

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Haha

  27. Chris says:
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    8 team H2H points league

    Gleyber Torres has been stinkin’ for the better part of a month. He’s scored a total of 40 points in 30 days. My playoffs are the next three weeks and I really need that spot for streaming. But it’s a keeper league and I don’t want to let him go. I have a good shot at winning this year so would you hold or free up that spot?

    I could let a RP go instead but they are all hot right now. Thoughts?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Chris: You can’t drop him in a keeper

  28. Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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    LOL’d at your FB post (tweet?) yesterday about Eflin . . . was in the same boat + was similarly shitting myself. Very pleased with the outcome under the circumstances (and as a Rhysus owner!).

    What do you think about the below keeper league trade . . . I’m in 2nd, 8 points and climbing against first (wins are the biggest area of contention) and have an 8 point cushion over 3rd.

    3rd place guy needs offense . . . would you trade your $26 Blackmon ($29 2019) for $0 Walker Buehler ($3 next year) and $2 Harrison Bader? (I probably would not keep Bader, but would keep Buehler, who would take over Blackmon’s keeper spot).

    Thanks!

    • Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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      @Duda Want to Build a Snowman?: The ulterior motive here is also to shave keeper salary (current keeper salary would be 162 out of 260, but I’d be keeping a ton of first / second rounders . . . that group headlined by Betts, Harper, JDM, Blackmon and rounded out by Rhys and Acuna).

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Duda Want to Build a Snowman?: Yeah, was worried big time yesterday after 1st game

      Trade doesn’t sound bad, Blackmon looks like he finally got old

      • Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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        @Grey: Yeah, unfortunately – his high CS rate suggests that too. At least I’ve got a $23 Acuna to take his place!

        Out of curiosity, in isolation, would you keep Blackmon for $29 in a 12 teamer? (Marte went for $26, Upton for $25 last year in this league; Rizzo for $42).

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Seems doubtful if he continues the way he’s going

          • Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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            @Grey: Yeah agreed. Would probably rather save the money and use that keeper slot on a “free” solid/safe SP like $0 Mikolas.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Exactly, then can just buy back Blackmon if you want him

              • Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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                @Grey: I’m really curious where Acuna gets ranked on the major sites. I wonder if people (even in keepers) will value him at $26 quite yet (even though he’s definitely worth it).

                I feel like you will still be highest on him next year . . . then in 2020 he’s a first rounder.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Not gonna be far beyond a 1st rounder next year for me, if you play in a 15 teamer

  29. QQQ says:
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    Drop Castro or Lowrie for Amed?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @QQQ: Castro

  30. MALARKY says:
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    How would you rank these guys going forward? I need to shore up the rotation for the stretch run and I’m having some trust issues with some of these guys!

    Buchholz, Buehler, Fiers, Glasnow.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Buchholz, Fiers, Glasnow

  31. Phil says:
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    Grey, you’re a genius. I know, you know. In the pre-season you preached waiting to draft starting pitchers. I kinda did (Severino (5), Keuchel (8), but missed on most of them (Castillo, Gio, Anderson, Montgomery), hitting only on Bauer (14). That said, I am currently sporting this rotation:

    Severino, Carrasco (trade), Eovaldi, A. Sanchez, Flaherty, Eflin, Heaney, Ryu, Buchholz, Bauer (DL), and I am killing it. God bless you, Grey Albright!

    Zimmerman, Sano, or Lowry for CI?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Phil: Haha, thanks! Sano

      • phil says:
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        Ok. How about Cano or Kinsler ROS?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Cano

          • phil says:
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            I like the way you think.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Me too!

  32. NH says:
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    Hi Grey,

    I need your help for my fantasy team. I am thinking about dropping Bauer and Judge. I have posted my team below. Which players would you drop if you were in my shoes. The league is H2H and you have to set your lineup at the start of the each week.

    C – Molina
    1B – Carpenter
    2B – Jo Ram
    3B – Arenado
    SS – Machado
    OF – Hoskins, S. Marte, Stanton
    Bench – Votto, Springer, O. Herrera, J. Turner
    DL – Judge

    SP – Severino, Morton, Kershaw, Sale, DeGrom, Bauer, Corbin, Happ
    RP – Kimbrel

    Here are a list of players with their positions that are available in my league who I can pick up to replace and players that I drop.

    1B – Olson, Gallo, R. Zimmerman, Sano,
    2B – DeJong, Happ, W. Adames, Forsythe
    3B – Culberson, Duffy, Dietrich, Flores, Seager, Chapman, Camargo

    OF – Kemp, Heyward, Gonzalez, Piscotty, Conforto, M. Smith, Braun, N. Williams, Margot, M. Adams, Trumbo, Bader, Calhoun, B. Hamilton

    SP – Glasnow, J. Zimmerman, Harvey, Matz, Estrada, Suarez, Barria, C. Mart, S. Gray, Ross, T. Anderson, Junis, Toussaint, DeSclafani, Reid-Foley

    RP – Yarbrough, LeBlanc, Kela, Trivino, S. Greene, Gsellman, Strop, Romo, Yates, W. Smith, Rondon, Giles, S. Alexander, E. Jackson

    Thanks Grey, your help is greatly appreciated.

    • NH says:
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      Dahl, Gomber and Mondesi are available as FA’s as well to pick up

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bauer for Glasnow — You will never start any of those bench hitters over guys you already have

  33. Crime Dog says:
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    I love that you dominate this tout wars league every year. Especially since Tristan cockroft is in it. ESPN writers suck so bad. I don’t understand how ESPN writers keep their job especially since they aren’t weather men. I thought being a weather man was the only job you could have, suck at it and still get paid.

    I know you don’t like football but Matt Berry is even worse. He’s like the John Madden of fantasy sports. “the team that scores the most points wins the game. I just saw a Matt Berry blurb the other day “Andrew luck’s rehab could have big fantasy impact.” Let me transpose that to baseball if you’re unfamiliar with football. “Results of mike trouts wrist x-rays could have an impact on fantasy baseball”

    • Turd Wendell says:
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      @Crime Dog: Yet they fired actual solid baseball people like Jayson Stark. I know he doesn’t cover fantasy but he was still knowledgeable.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Crime Dog: HA! They are so bad, I don’t get it either… Cockcroft came in last in 2017 so he’s doing a little better

      • crimedog says:
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        @Grey: he’s @Grey: haha! I also swear they just steal other perts rankings. I know this because they’re usually one of the first to release their rankings and they’re always terrible. I think they had Rosario down around 200 at first. Then when other perts release rankings you see then adjust based on that.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’m not even 100% sure they actually rank — I think they have rotowire or someone else rank them, then they switch them a little

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Crime Dog: @Turd Wendell: Honestly, wouldn’t be surprised if ESPN online becomes like Fox at some point

      • johnnyhobbes says:
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        @Grey: i dont have a rooting interest in espn at all, but what does become like fox mean?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Change all their platforms to video — no longer have written content

  34. sportivetricks says:
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    [Cue Ken Burns Civil War Documentary Soundtrack . . .]

    My Dearest Grey,

    It is with great consternation that I write to you today to inquire about your general disposition in regard to the streaming of a starting pitcher. To the North, Kyle Gibson stands with his garrison against the Tigers newly arrived from Detroit ($11.1), yet to the South, Newcomb’s boys await the approach of forces recently dispatched from the western territory of Colorado ($8.1).

    With my kindest and warmest regards, I send all of my gratitude.

    • sportivetricks says:
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      @sportivetricks:

      And yeah, I had a lot of time on my hands earlier.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HA! Nice… I don’t trust either, but would go with Newcomb

  35. Gonzo says:
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    Good morning Grey!

    I’m in a bad way for pitching help in one league 10tm 5×5 with deep rosters. Clinging onto 1st by 3 points. Team behind me is on my tail in ERA (3.57 to my 3.52) and the team a half point behind them is coming for me in Ks, 30 behind with Cole, Verlander, Thor and Kluber. I just lost Bauer and my best SP are Morton, Clevinger and Taillon… blech. Thank gob for my favorite racist, Josh Hader.

    The wire is barren. Sadly, these are my best options w/ probable ROS matchups and SON ratings (if applicable):

    Lucchesi vsARI (Ray) $10.2, @COL (Freeland) -$16.2, vsSEA, @ARI, @CIN, vsTEX, @LAD, vsARI
    Junis @CHW (Shields) $5.9, @TB (Stanek/bullpen) $7.1, vsDET, @CLE, @MIN, vsMIN, @PIT, @CIN, vsCLE
    Desclafani vsSF (Kelly) $1.7, @CHC (Hamels) -$11.9, vsMIL, @PIT, vsLAD, @MIL, @MIA, vsPIT
    Erasmo Ramirez @LAD (Hill) -$2.5, @ARI (Ray) -$6.9, @OAK, vsBAL, vsSD, @LAA, @TEX, vsTEX
    Gomber @LAD (Wood) -$7.8, @COL (Marquez) -$25.2, vsCIN, @WAS, vsPIT, vsLAD, vsSF, @CHC

    Do I go for any of these streamy schmoes, grab a trendy RP with decent K rate like Steck, Peacock, WInkler or Maton, or don’t panic and hold on tight? I only have four moves left. Junis is where I’m leaning with his K rate going up recently and a relatively smooth schedule from here on out, but I realize he’s far from a sure thing & mapping out starts this way might be a fool’s errand.

    Sorry for the novel. Thanks as always and enjoy your weekend!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wow, Junis’ schedule is pretty decent, that’s good to know for one of my leagues… But not sure I follow, who are you dropping?

      • Gonzo says:
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        @Grey: Yeah not bad re: Junis. I don’t need to drop anyone, my staff is gross but healthy minus Bauer and CMart (who is probably a drop once he’s activated). Here’s who I’m stuck with:
        Morton
        Clevinger
        Taillon
        Berrios
        Mikolas
        Manaea
        Musgrove
        Bieber
        Hader
        Minter
        Strop
        Yates
        Osuna
        Wade Davis

        I’m probably screwed, but worth asking the FML :)

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Doesn’t look that bad, why so down

          • Gonzo says:
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            @Grey: No ace has me shook. Should I hold and wait for a waiver savior? I have #1 priority

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Morton’s not bad as an ace

              • Gonzo says:
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                @Grey: You have successfully assuaged my concerns! Junis worth burning a pickup or nah?

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Sure, if you need an SP

  36. GrassyKnollRedding says:
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    Morning, Grey!

    I may never touch another post TJ guy again. Something tells me you don’t even need a black light to find donkey semen. The “T” is for Tijuana, correct?

    So with Dereck going down (even though it’s a grade 1 strain) I’ve got a DL crunch. Would you drop Wacha (picked him up last week) for Dereck? Or drop Dereck? Or drop both and get on with my life?

    Unfortunately I think Soto and Gleyber hit the rookie wall together, and they’re both on my team. Not to worry, I’d never drop Soto. But Gleyber’s been asking for it–especially with me battling daily for avg, something a lot of hot bats can provide. Think he’ll pull him out of his slump soonish?

    Leary of Nimmo spiraling like the last time his other finger got hurt. Worth waiting and seeing how MRI turns out? Or no big deal to drop?

    Thanks a lot!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @GrassyKnollRedding: Haha, TJ is for Tijuana

      Prolly drop both, but not sure for who — I’d try to hold Gleyber for another week — I’d wait another few hours for Nimmo

  37. Cha cha slide says:
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    Is Osuna worth a roster spot in a 12 tm mixed redraft with standard categories (Saves and no holds)? Would drop him for a hot bench bat – not currently carrying any bench bats.

    Kimbrel, Will Smith, and Sergio Romo are my other closers

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’m holding for now

  38. DonnieB says:
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    Would you add Forsythe over Shaw or I. Happ? How about over Yuli? Thanks

  39. DonnieB says:
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    Souza,N Williams, and Dahl are free agents. My borderline hitters are Shaw,Happ and Bader. Bader seems hot right now. What should I do for ROS and considering keeper league. Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Keeper league, but these aren’t keepers, right? Happ for Dahl

  40. Jogon says:
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    I own folty, newcomb, hamels and j.gray.

    Is darvish a dl stash and better option for ros and keeper ?

  41. Juan says:
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    Grey, dynasty league trade.
    Better deal
    Goldy stras Santander
    4
    Hoskins German (NY) meadows furgeson (dodgers)

    Or
    Ferguson meadows
    4
    Stras

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Stras

  42. Audacity of Schoop says:
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    12 team, 5×5 roto

    Which stream do you like best for Sunday?

    Reynaldo Lopez v. KC ($18.3)
    Odorizzi v. Det ($15.8)
    Gio v. Mia ($11.4)
    Anibal v. Col ($8.5)

  43. Taking14DaTeam says:
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    1. Please pick two for September playoff impact. Walks is a category so have been holding Santana but Bour here now? Sano, C Santana, DeJong, Zimmerman

    2. My pen is Allen, Osuna, Leclerc. Saves and holds league. Hard to see Rondon losing the job unlesss he starts to blow up but holding Osuna in case…and could get some holds. Best on wire is W Peralta, Hicks, Strickland. Fields could fit in here as a spec add? Who is the best add for a September push.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Sano 2. Hicks over Allen

      • Taking14DaTeam says:
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        @Grey:

        Half a thanks! On #1 can you please suggest the other bat in addition to Sano? Thanks amigo

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          DeJong

  44. Joe Beisbol says:
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    I got one add left for this week. Adds are effective the next day. I don’t have to drop anyone because I just placed D-Rod on the DL. I’m in 6th place in my league, which means I’m barely into the playoffs, so I’m thinking about who can help me now, but also who can have value ROS. Choices are:

    Hitters: Sano, N.Williams
    SPs: Heaney, Lucchesi, Musgrove, Otani
    RPs: Glover, Steckenrider, Strickland

    12-Team, Yahoo, H2H, 5×5 Redraft League
    C – Ramos, 1B – Abreu, 2B – Carp 3B – Suarez, SS – Machado, OF – Stanton/Cain/Calhoun, Util –  Mallex , Bench – Rendon 
    SP – Berrios, Corbin, Newcomb, Buehler, Eovaldi, Wheeler, Gibson; RP – Davis, Seranthony, Giles, Hildenberger
    DL (2 spots)-  D-Rod, Morrow

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Joe Beisbol: What do you need? Doesn’t look like you need a bat… I’m guessing Heaney

  45. Matty says:
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    In a deep 12-team dynasty league do you drop Fatt Adams, CJ Cron, or Joc Pederson to call-up Bader? Or do you hold?

    I’m enjoying all of the position player pitching I’ve been seeing, though, I’ve never understood it; it would seem to the layman that a long man out of the ‘pen would be less likely to hurt themselves going out and throwing gently than calling in someone who hasn’t thrown a curve ball since high school. We’re one middle-infield Tommy John away from the Yankees calling for major rule changes- bullpen roster expansions?- like they did when Chien Ming Wang hurt himself running the bases (and Tanaka this year to a lesser extent).

    I think Fantasy Baseballers should get the pitching stats from their position players. Just a tiny chance each day that you pick up a half dozen earned runs that you didn’t even know were possible.

    Have a great weekend.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Matty: Adams — Agree on position players pitching, I’d also like to see a team that is up by say 15 runs, throw a position player too rather than wasting their bullpen

  46. Molina bros bbq says:
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    Yesterday you said take nick Williams out of this group of outfielders in 5×5 obp no avg league. Who would be your 2nd choice? I have to pick up one of these guys today with the hope that I will get nick Williams off waivers tomorrow and only have to own whoever I pick up for a day…but knowing that I may not get Williams and I may have to hold one of these guys for a while. Boo. I have no bench hitters so playing part time is major drag. Thanks grey.

    Tyler O’Neil, reddick, heyward, Tucker, jbj, Kepler, Mullins

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Heyward

  47. Tinman95 says:
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    Which 2 do you start tonight?

    Bauers @BOS (Johnson)
    Cano Vs LAD (Buehler)
    Mondesi @CWS (Shields)

  48. pamoriello27 says:
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    You starting Walker B today @ SEA ? SON has em at like 6.5 other something close. Drop Puig for Bader?

    • pamoriello27 says:
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      @pamoriello27: Damn forgot to log out and log back in as my alterego “Turd Wendell”

  49. johnnyhobbes says:
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    Yo Grey- Looking at next weeks math ups…. Im npot streaming Eovaldi with Clevland then @TB and iffy about Taillon at MIL. Could bring Cahill off the bench at Min +5(SON) and pick up of waivers one of these four dudes:
    Faria- 23.4 KC BOS (scary)
    Holland 18.4 @NYM. TEX (Dutch Oven baby)
    Bieber 13.7 @BOS(scary), KC
    Fiers 9.6 Tex, @ MIn (hes been kind hot right?

    So the question is start taillon this week? Start Eovaldi this week? if no to either who do you pick from the options I laid out?

    The pjhillies are a strange team that i cannot stop watching. the Gabe is ratings gold IMO

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @johnnyhobbes: These are all terrible, Fiers is likely safest — Gabe is fun to watch, because so crazy

      • johnnyhobbes says:
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        @Grey: super

        • johnnyhobbes says:
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          @johnnyhobbes: out of curiosity any opinions on Anthony Desclafani? might be some one for next year?

          How about any of these single start guys for streaming…
          Boyd at CHW 8.9
          Junis at TB 7.1
          F Peralta CIn 11.3
          Matz SF 11.6
          and finally (Im laughing at myself for asking you this because i know how much you love him) but Danny Duffy @TB and against CLE for a combined 21.8 (SON is positiv eon both match ups)

          • Grey

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            I don’t mind DeSclafani, but bad park, has been injury prone

            I guess Matz

  50. Lubes says:
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    Moving into sell mode for a keep for 3 years only league.
    Who’s more likely to repeat in 2019- Eugenio Suarez or Jesus Aguilar?
    Likely keeping at least one, but would you rather have up to 3 years of both those guys at $10/each/year or one year of Stanton at $36?
    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Lubes: Eugenio — depends how deep the league is, prolly Giancarlo

      • Lubes says:
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        @Grey: 10 team, which I get, leans Giancarlo.
        I dont have to move right now, so I can decide in February. I’ll see where Giarcarlo is going in the early auctions, if it’s mid $30s, might be worth the risk to try to get him back with a new 3 year keeping option.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, leans Giancarlo

  51. RICE says:
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    Hey Grey! Thanks again for all you do!

    Unfortunately, I have to lose one. Who is the weakest link?

    Conforto
    Dee Gordon
    Desmond
    G. Polanco
    Schoop

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gordon if you don’t need SBs

  52. Hebrew Hammer says:
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    Great write up!

    I need SP points to win this week with Trout and Encarnacion gone.

    Start Lucchesi versus Arizona?
    Dare to start Freddy Peralta at STL?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      At home on Lucchesi? Sounds fine

      No on Freddy

  53. Malicious Phenoms says:
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    Hey,

    Who does Future Grey see as a better SP DeScalafini Or Dereck Rodriquez?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Dereck

  54. Crime Dog says:
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    pick 2 of these 3 catchers and don’t judge for stashing 2 catchers, I’m wondering mainly for impact in September, will drop catchers then.

    Elias Diaz, Taylor Ward, Beef Wellington.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not Beef

  55. Sean says:
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    Just got offered my Soto for his Scherzer and Benintendi, kind of intrigued by this. Soto can be kept as a 12th next year and 11th the following year (scherzer and benintendi cant be kept) so id be giving up that for extra help this year. We only keep 4 and my keepers next year currently are albies (14th), Rosario (13th), Flaherty (21st), plus an undermined player. Do you think its worth it all pending it doesnt get vetoed? Current staff is flaherty, corbin, wood, morton, ryu, wacha (DL), cahill, rodon, and lynn.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

      • Sean says:
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        @Grey: thanks for the reassurance

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  56. Justin Ralph says:
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    Drop Chris Taylor for Dahl?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  57. Jax says:
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    1. Please rank Dahl, Conforto, & Nimmo ROS.
    2. Kinsler, Moncada, or Adames?
    Thx.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Conforto, Dahl 2. Adames, Moncada

  58. Jimmy Jack James says:
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    This is blasphemy for what he has meant to me so far but is it time to drop Muncy for Nick Williams? 15 team roto – thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gotta go Williams

      • Jimmy Jack James says:
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        @Grey: At the very least, we should thank Max for the ride of a lifetime.

        Thanks Grey

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

      • Lincecuminmypants says:
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        @Grey: i’m confused. yesterday i asked about what i should moncada, bader and williams and was told to dump all three in favor of free agents like white and nimmo. now it seems one game has turned the tide on them?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          They’re all coin flips, there’s no noticeable difference

          • Lincecuminmypants says:
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            @Grey: fair enough. thanks for the clarification.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              No problem

  59. Justin Ralph says:
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    Nice line from Buxton in his first game back from AAA. It will be interesting to see if he matters in the last month.

    • Justin Ralph says:
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      @Justin Ralph: Or maybe I’m falling for the banana in the tailpipe again?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      There’s a blast from the past!

  60. Malicious Phenoms says:
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    I did not realize how far Jonathan Lucroy has fallen this year. At 32 is he washed up or do you see a bounce back in 2019?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, he’s so done

  61. Jon says:
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    Musgrove or Maeda ROS? H2H 5×5 scoring

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Musgrove

  62. Launch Angle says:
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    Not sure when Trout comes back. It’s been so long, I wonder if he will need a rehab assignment when he does.

    Looking for HR/RBI until he comes back. Who do I want?

    Conforto
    Calhoun
    Williams

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I doubt it on rehab… Maybe one game….

      Kole

  63. Malicious Phenoms says:
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    Look at the Mess, breaking records..

    With the help of 11 unearned runs, New York became the first NL team since the 1933 New York Giants to score 15 runs in consecutive games. The Mets routed Baltimore 16-5 on Wednesday night. They also are the only team since 1900 to have a win and a loss by at least 20 runs in the same season.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      So crazy it’s the Mets of all people… I think it was only 3 teams in history a team lost by 20 runs and won by 20 runs in same year

      • Malicious Phenoms says:
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        @Grey:

        I know right, The Mess. Still hard to believe they were in the World Series just three years ago!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Great pitching can take a team far

  64. uncle ernie says:
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    Hi Grey. Now that Votto has hit the DL. When will ESPN make him droppable? Can’t stand it when your stuck with a player. Average at best and there’s better options available.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not sure, maybe by tomorrow

    • Fred Garvin MP says:
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      @uncle ernie: I’ve always enjoyed how ESPN supposedly updates their undroppables list to reflect injury status and performance. What a bunch of BS.

      Maybe you can somehow lose him in a dump trade?

      • uncle ernie says:
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        @Fred Garvin MP: our trade deadline has passed so just gotta wait. BS is right

  65. Fred Garvin MP says:
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    Quote from the D’backs broadcast about the first game of the Phils doubleheader yesterday:

    “It was like watching the Mets play themselves.”

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HA!

  66. Dave D says:
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    Congrats on your Tout Wars dominance!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      2 years in a row now

  67. Grey

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

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