Andrew Heaney has an eye on a prize and that prize is a 2020 sleeper article. “Grey usually puts sleepers out starting in December, and I know Oscar Mercado, Zac Gallen and, ugh, Delino DeShields are going to be vying for a spot on that list. Listen, all you can do is say your prayers, eat your kale and hope Grey picks your name.”  Delino added, “Usually one good game is all it takes.”  Oh, shut up, Delino! Yesterday, Andrew Heaney gave us a how’s your father without the small talk of asking how one’s father actually was — 8 IP, 1 ER, 4 baserunners (zero walks), 14 Ks, ERA at 4.31. He now hasn’t allowed more than three runs dating back to June (small bit of cherrypicking since he has gone less than 5 IP in some of those starts, but injuries and yadda). Heaney perfs (kids call them that) are solid if teetering on ‘just okay’ — 10.9 K/9, 2.8 BB/9, 4.33 FIP. A solid September could vault him into a top 40 starter conversation for 2020, but the lack of health and propensity for homers makes me think he’s going to fall short of that bar. For right now, he’s an obvious own. “But no sleeper, right?” Shut up, Delino!  Anyway, here’s what else I saw yesterday in fantasy baseball:

Mike Trout – 2-for-9, 2 RBIs and his 42nd homer. His OBP is only .440 down from .460 last year with a walk rate of 18% down from 20%. His steals are also down to 10–I’m just effin’ around trying to make it seem like he’s not having a great year. Screw you, Mike Trout, and your gloriousness!

Luis Rengifo – 1-for-6, 2 RBIs and his 5th homer. Fun fact! Puerto Ricans will often approach Rengifo and say, “You’re not mashed plantains, your entire existence is a lie.”

Nick Solak – 2-for-8 and his 1st homer, as he was called up by the Rangers for the IL’d Nomar Mazara. Solak sounds like an Eastern European slur or a drunk Telly Salavas, which might be the same thing. He used to steal bases in the minors, and was once compared to Scott Kingery on this site. This year’s minor league numbers (27 HRs, 5 SBs) look like more power than Kingery, but:  juiced balls.

Willie Calhoun – 3-for-8 and his 12th homer. Quick get him out of the lineup, Rangers! You don’t want him causing you to lose 85 games instead of 84, due to his defense.

Carlos Correa – Sounds headed to the IL. Correa’s got the back of a stunt double from a Life Alert commercial. “Do I have to keep falling from the 5th stair for the shot?” That’s a Life Alert stunt double.

Aaron Sanchez – 2 1/3 IP, 3 ER, ERA at 5.89, and hitting the IL with general dismalness. Blue Jays, “Ha-ha, you got Jokey Smurf’d!” Obviously, you can tear up Sanchez is ‘fixed on the Astros narratives’ and shares of him.

Jose Altuve – 3-for-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 23rd homer. Elias Sports Bureau said Altuve broke the 2019 record for number of steps taken on a home run trot. He’s also tied 22 times for 2nd place.

Victor Reyes – 2-for-4, 2 runs and his 1st homer, as he was leading off. He’s a light-power, decent-speed, decent-average guy, i.e., yawnstipating.

Spencer Turnbull – 3 IP, 5 ER, ERA at 4.10.  And the ‘Charles Barkley pronouncing Turnbull’ rears his head again. By the way (awesome segue!), Son is currently rolling out his 2019 fantasy basketball rankings. Peep that B-ball shizz!

J.D. Davis – 1-for-3, 2 RBIs and his 15th homer, hitting .312. Jonathan Davis Davis is back, and you should absolutely grab him again.

Steven Matz – 6 1/3 IP, 1 ER, 7 baserunners, 7 Ks, ERA at 4.18 vs. Shane Bieber – 6 IP, 2 ER, 5 baserunners, 7 Ks, ERA at 3.26. Started both of these guys across multiple leagues and since there was also three unearned runs, I feel like this might’ve been the universe trying to make it up to me for previous mollywhoppings. Well, universe, if that’s your real name, I appreciate the apology but I want more.

Jason Kipnis – 2-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 13th homer, hitting .255. Pretty amazing season Kipnis is having. Every time he homers I do as I do for most hitters, I look at their player page to see their last week or so, and every time I look at Kipnis’s page, it shows he’s hitting .150 over the last week, yet somehow he’s hitting .255. As Shruggy the Emoji would say, *shrugs*

Dallas Keuchel – 6 IP, 1 ER, 8 baserunners, 7 Ks, ERA at 4.14. I hate Keuchel, but I streamed him yesterday because:  Marlins and Streamonator. Then cut him before the game was over, because I’m heartless!

Freddie Freeman – 3-for-4, 3 runs, 4 RBIs and his 32nd and 33rd homer. There’s been at least one MLB player with a mult-homer game in 36 straight games. The record was 20 days as recently as three years ago. Somewhere, Tim Kurkjian is making dolphin noises.

Jon Berti – 1-for-4 and his 4th homer. Ya know what would be a super popular sleeper pick for 2020 that no one will listen to? Jon Berti! If he’s hitting leadoff with ten-homer power and thirty-steal speed, well, you know we’re headed to a place of no return with the Bert Man.

Sonny Gray – 6 IP, 1 ER, 7 baserunners, 10 Ks, ERA at 2.92. Gonna be wild when I’m back in on Sonny next year and he has a 4.75 ERA. Absolutely wild.

Freddy Galvis – 1-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 21st homer, and 2nd in as many games. Not 100% sure why he’s even playing but hot schmotato alert!

Cal Quantrill – 6 IP, 3 ER, 5 baserunners, 9 Ks, ERA at 3.32. Not an easy matchup — Aquino! — but SoCal did some hippie-dippy things with the ball and looked far more impressive than I thought he would. Granted, I was watching mostly for Aquino (!), but still. Streamonator hates his next start, but I could see it if you’re desperate.

Jairo DiazRockies said he will see save opportunities. Being a save vulture who was birthed by a save whore, I grabbed him. Also, you have a better brain than me if you can read his name and not start singing, “I Need A Jairo,” a’la Bonnie Tyler.

Nolan Arenado – 1-for-5, 2 RBIs and his 31st homer. I printed out Goo Goo Dolls’ Black Balloon lyrics to sing to my Cougar because it makes her hot and bothered, but first let me place them on this open window–NOOOO!!! Torenado!

Nick Ahmed – 1-for-2, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 17th homer, and his 6th homer in the last ten games.  Holy fuc–*coughs* I need WebAhmed!

Will Smith – 1-for-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 11th homer, and hitting third is one of the best lineups in baseball. I’m only partially embarrassed to admit that in a 12-team, one-catcher league I own two catchers (Smith and Nola).

Chris Taylor – 3-for-4, 3 runs, 4 RBIs and his 9th homer as he returned from the IL. Taylor H.A.M.! Nothing says 2019 like returning from the IL to hit a home run. Don’t think there’s a ton to Taylor unless he’s hitting, but he looks he might’ve returned hot.

Bo Bichette – 2-for-4 and his 6th and 7th homer, hitting .341.  About, oh, I don’t know, three weeks ago when he was called up, I projected him for seven homers. Obviously I meant for August.

Derek Fisher – 1-for-3 and his 5th homer, and four homers in August. Ha, that sounds sad. But I do own Fisher in one AL-Only league where I’m competing for the title. *blows on knuckles, wipes knuckles on shirt* Damn, why was there ketchup on my knuckles?

Matt Olson – 2-for-3, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 26th homer. I get occasional questions about dropping Olson. He missed a month of the season and has 26 homers. I get it; everyone hits homers, but c’mon.

Homer Bailey – 5 2/3 IP, 1 ER, 7 baserunners, 8 Ks, ERA at 5.06. Gutsy start from Bailey vs. the Yankees, because Brett Gardner screams about the strike zone after every pitch. Gardner’s got a pronounced jawline that Joe Buck would notice from all his barking.

Aaron Judge – 1-for-4 and his 13th homer. Sure, not a full season, but look back at what Olson’s done in “not a full season.”

Harrison Bader – 1-for-1, 2 runs, 1 RBI, 3 BBs, as he was recalled.  Specifically, he was recalled by me who once thought he was going to be great, only to later realize he might be the opposite of great.

Chris Archer – Left yesterday’s start with shoulder soreness. He’s sitting on a 5.19 ERA. Say it was bothering you all year and take an extra month to clear your head of Searage.

Dylan Bundy – 7 IP, 1 ER, 7 baserunners, 7 Ks, ERA at 5.03 (lower ERA than Archer, by the by). I nearly streamed Bundy yesterday, because the Streamonator loved it, but, unlike the Orioles, I have standards and no Means.

Nicholas Castellanos – 3-for-5 and his 17th homer. The Greek God of Hard Contact has more than half homers on the Cubs in just over two weeks as he had in 100 games with the Tigers. He chants Baba when winding up and then the pitch comes – ganoosh!

Anthony Rizzo – 3-for-3, 3 runs, 2 RBIs and his 24th and 25th homer. HR to the double Izzo! (Double HR to the Izzo? HR Izzo down with the dubstep? Maybe this doesn’t matter.)

Austin Slater – and his 4th homer, hitting near-.500 in the last week. That’s so cool, I will call him A.C. Slater!  And now you just threw your computer across the room. I picked him up in NL-Only league, but he’s a deep league flier still.

Kevin Pillar – 1-for-4 and his 18th homer, and has been even hotter than A.C. Slater (irony!). Pillar’s hitting near-.500 in the last week with three homers. This schmotato is for slightly shallower leagues than Slater.

Nelson Cruz – 4-for-5, 3 runs, 3 RBIs and his 33rd homer. A’la Ray Parker Jr., “Lemme tell ya something, bustin’ wrist tendons makes me feel good.”

Jorge Polanco – 1-for-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 19th homer, and his 2nd homer in as many games, hitting .296. Picking it up now in the 2nd half, but he’s hitting about sixty points lower in the 2nd half and with not quite as much power. Of course, now that he’s hot again all that can change. He’s going to be a tough one to peg in next year’s rankings. My guess is he will still be underrated because he doesn’t do anything extremely well.

Jose Abreu – 1-for-3, 2 RBIs and his 28th homer, and 2nd homer in the last two games, and four homers in the last week. Also, he has 94 RBIs, which is weird because the White Sox have only scored 100 runs all year.

Tim Anderson – 2-for-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 13th homer. “I think as long as there’s no plastic straws in his pockets we can dump him into the ocean–Wait! Tim Anderson moved! He’s alive!” (Not totally fair because he has been hitting for average, but no power in the 2nd half.)

Aaron Nola – 7 IP, 2 ER, 5 baserunners, 7 Ks, ERA at 3.51. Nola’s last 12 starts:  2.13 ERA, 90 Ks, BAA .193, and top 4 ERA in that span.

Hunter Strickland – Went for x-rays after a weight-lifting bar fell on his nose, but is fine. No word yet if the bar was friends with the door Strickland punched last year.

Domingo Santana – Hit the IL with elbow inflammation. And the long nightmare of owning Domindog in the 2nd half has come to an end. Nice knowing you, but not really. See ya next year, because I never learn my lesson!

Jake Fraley – Called up to replace Sunday Santana. Fraley had 19 HRs and 22 SBs and a .298 average in the minors this year to which I say, O Fraley? I’ve been burned many times in the past thinking:  Of course a team will give a guy they just called up at-bats, why wouldn’t they? Only for them to not give Mr. So-and-so at-bats. I tried to grab Fraley in one deeper mixed league, but he was gone already and didn’t bother with him in one shallower mixed league. For what it’s Werth, the Prospectonator gives him solid projections.

Kyle Seager – 2-for-3, 2 runs, 3 RBIs and his 17th homer, and 47th homer in the last week. This is the hottest a Seager’s been since Bob was writing Shakedown during a cocaine fever dream.

Tom Murphy – 1-for-5, 2 RBIs and his 16th homer, and his 6th homer in the last four games. Seriously, that’s not one of my goofy exaggerations. I hope Murphy sees “how the Rockies treat rookies” with each swing of the bat.

Matt Magill – 1 IP, 0 ER and his 2nd save. So, Bass is no longer the Mariners’ closer and it’s Magill? Mariners don’t have a bullpen; they have peg-legged host dressed like Captain Ahab and a nautical-themed restaurant.

  1. toolshed says:
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    I thought about adding heaney after today’s start and then looked at their schedule. They have 10 games left with hou, 3 vs nyy and Boston. Cle and tb also on the schedule. Hard pass for me.

    But what do I know? I was endorsing gibson b/c MIN has a nice schedule. Funny that pineda pitched about as well as Gibson and got a W. The twins left 10 guys on base when gibson pitched. I’m convinced it only happened because I started Gibson who would usually be a guy I would stay away from.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, I’m sure I had a part in jinxing him too

      • Stumanji! says:
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        There should be a razz term for a boring-ass pitcher like Gibson that can’t ever get past 5.2 IP. Seems like he always gets pulled right before getting a QS. Nothing more useless than one of your guys going like 5.2 IP, 7 H, 2 BB, 5 K.

        Please suggest in the comments.

        • Stumanji! says:
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          With 3 ER*

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha, “a pain in my ass”

  2. Dave D says:
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    Well, for this season drafting Heaney (and Glasnow) was a kiss of death for me. Might make sense on paper but really didn’t work out and I dropped him when he hit the DL/IL. EdRod not much better. Not a good year overall for “sleepers” outside of Bieber. Thank goodness I drafted Berrios/Beiber in a few places but overall Heaney’s performance is insult to injury.

    Catchers have been opposite. Tom Murphy, what a revelation!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Tom Murphy is carrying one of my teams — ha!

      • Huffin Gas says:
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        Baseball is strange. Kyle Seager just might win me some championships. Kyle Seager!
        I’ve wanted nothing to do with him for years, and I want nothing to do with him in the future. But right now….I can’t take him out of my lineup no matter who he’s facing. No one else wanted him. Picked him up on a light schedule day, but he’s the star of my squad!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha, yup, baseball is weird like that… People losing Khris Davis and Rhys Hoskins for Seager and Tom Murphy

      • Huffin Gas says:
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        By the way, Narvaez DH’d yesterday so it looks like Murphy and Narvaez will both get ABs going forward.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          They should!

        • Dave D says:
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          That’s great news.

      • Dave D says:
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        Yeah, he’s carrying my offense this week in our DC. Not bad for a 34th round pick. Strangely I took him ahead of Vazquez. I’ve gotten 30 HRs from my starting catchers this year in that league and I “punted” catchers until round 34. If I only would have taken Bieber where I took Folty , which I was seriously considering, I’d be challenging Magoo for 1st. As it is, I’m fighting for 3rd.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nice! Didn’t realize you were in 2nd… My team’s been less inspired in the 2nd half after being insipid in the 1st

          • Dave D says:
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            No, I’m in 4th but it’s basically Magoo in driver seat with about 4-5 guys competing for 2nd/3rd unless things change dramatically

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Ah, gotcha… As you can imagine, I’m not paying that close attention… I’m setting my lineups out of respect, but haven’t looked at much else in a while

              • Dave D says:
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                Ive got one league like that. I’m still waiting on a late season push in a couple others. 5 1/2 weeks left…

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Our league is my 1st league like this in a while… Pretty happy all of my duds ended up on the same team… Would’ve hated to draft Giancarlo anywhere else, which is purely luck bc I did like him in the preseason

                  • Dave D says:
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                    I seem to have patterns. I’m doing well in my DCs this year and not as well in my regular leagues. Last year was reverse. I can’t really explain.

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      I think it’s pretty normal to have coin flips at drafts — one for me it was Travis Shaw or Muncy — If I got Shaw, I was screwed… If I got Muncy, I lucked out… Feel like most drafts play out like that… Sometimes you get more screwed

  3. aardvark says:
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    How do you rank Hosmer, Matt Olson, Austin Nola?

    • Malicious Phenoms says:
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      Olson, Hosmer

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Agree with MP

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with others

  4. Malicious Phenoms says:
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    A commentator posted on here yesterday, Heaney was going to throw a gem. Well there you go..

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, yup

  5. C says:
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    You starting Minor at home vs the Angels today?

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Only in H2H and deeper roto for me

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  6. wwekoda2020 says:
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    Catcher question
    Chirinos or Murphy at C in obp league

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Murph

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  7. Hebrew Hammer says:
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    16 team H2H Keeper

    Start Caleb Smith tonight at ATL and it will get ugly… bench him and he will play decent?

    Or it’s Miami, they can’t score worth a damn

    • BadFantasyManager says:
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      For the love of all of us that own Caleb Smith, bench him!

      Sorry, but I have to classify to my league’s playoffs so any luck will help.

      Now seriously, It has its risks but in a 16 team h2h I would start him, specially if you have IP minimum. K potential is there, just pray for the marlins to actually score.

      • Hebrew Hammer says:
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        I won my division so any losses ROS won’t affect my playoff status.

        However, I had Snell, Dahl, Encarnacion, Voit, Simmons, D. Santana all go on IR.

        All I have left for playoffs is Gallen, Boyd, Lester, Quantrill, Maeda, Luchessi, C. Smith.

        My bullpen : Greene, Barnes, D. Castillo, Swarak (embarrassed)

        My pitching is doomed.

        My hitting: Trout, Blackmon , C.Santana, Bichette, G. Cooper, Alfaro, Soler, Tapia, B. Dozier, N.Goodrum.

        I had Flaherty and Giolito lined up for a trade, but fell through 11th hour at deadline.

        I’m in purgatory waiting to lose 1st round of playoffs, sucks!

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Start him

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Start

  8. RazzBoi66 says:
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    Drop Lugo for Magill or Diaz? Need some saves!

    • Donkey Teeth

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      I’d want Edwin

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh, hold

  9. Rabbit says:
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    One guy you haven’t talked about much this year, Grey (unless I missed it) is Manny Machado. I’ve owned him all year to pretty much Bleh Effect (Blehffect?). He hasn’t gotten hurt and he has played all year, but he is on pace for a rather pedestrian (for the Juiced Ball Era) line of 86/33/92/5/265 (333 OBP). A perfectly OK line, but not what you (I) were expecting for where you (I) drafted him. Is this just what he is going to be in SD? He’s on pace to be slightly worse this year than Michael Conforto (on pace for 89/35/98/7/258, 366 OBP), and be slightly more valuable (maybe) than Hunter Dozier (on pace for 78/28/90/2/287 (364 OBP–my league’s OBP, yeah you know me). The funny thing is that even though Jo-Ram started off so horribly, he is going to end up a fair amount more valuable for me than Manny this year. Where do you see Manny going next year? Third round? Fourth round? I doubt I’ll be drafting him.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Manny feels like a third rounder if he keeps this up… I agree with you, he’s been less than exciting for long stretches… But never outright awful

  10. NickNice says:
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    Drop puig for j.d Davis?

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Toss up but I’d stick with Puig

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  11. Paddack Cake says:
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    Is it ok to drop Paddack to stream at this point? Or would you hold and ride it out.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Can drop

  12. CTFDU says:
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    Are you atarting this pitchers today:
    Giolito @min
    Caleb Smith @Atl

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      I’m starting both but beware that Streamonator hates Giolito

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

      • Hamsandwich says:
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        Dood’s friggin’ dealing.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Indeed

  13. Jesse says:
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    I’m a little embarrassed to admit I’ve been contemplating picking up Murphy as a second catcher to go along with Smith. Drop the stash Lux or Tucker for him? Won’t really need anybody until 9/10 for the playoffs, so not like I need a hot schmotato right now, which is kinda stopping me from doing it.

    • Donkey Teeth

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      I’d keep the prospects for now

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  14. Cable says:
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    Early next week Red Sox/Rockies in Colo for a short 2 game set ….for h/h points league players get to your FA’s available list and grab a few ….O/U run totals for these two games should be around 14 & I’ll go over ….Braves,Red Sox & Pitt all at home next week

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sam Travis, here I come!

    • Blah says:
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      Genuinely appreciate this heads up…. just grabbed Tapia for the coming week, thank you much!

  15. Cram It says:
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    Jon Berti is the poor man’s Whit Merrifield. Which is to say, the Marlins’ Whit Merrifield.

    • galica says:
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      Cram It!!

      Kudos to your boy Nola!! and kudos to you too for sticking with him.

      Cheers,
      Ante

      • Cram It says:
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        I still have to hate him, because he’s a Philly! It’s tough separating church and state sometimes…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, good call!

  16. BH says:
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    You guys starting these guys today?

    Giolito @ Minnesota
    Caleb Smith @ Atlanta

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Answered above

  17. Sandman says:
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    Hey Grey,

    Great write up!

    I’m in a 10 team, H2H, redraft, standard 5×5 category league. I’m in first and only concerned with the post season now (I’ll have a BYE round 1)

    1. Can you rank the 3 best guys from this list please?
    -Marwin
    -willie Calhoun
    -Kyle seager
    -Pillar
    -Brian Anderson
    -Franmil
    -Renato Nunez
    -Oscar Mercado

    2. Do you like any of the above guys over Tauchman, Kingery, or both?

    3. How do you rank these closer options? Joe Jimenez, Jairo Diaz, Magill

    4. Civale or Houser?

    Thanks!

    • Donkey Teeth

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      1. Seager, Calhoun, Mercado for me
      2. I have all 3 ahead
      3. Jimenez, Magill, Diaz
      4. Civale for me

    • Sandman says:
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      Another question ! =)

      5. How do you rank these guys? Kingery, Renato Nunez, Brian Anderson, Marwin

      Thanks!

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        5. Marwin, Nunez

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Agree with DT but 3rd maybe go hotter bat like Pillar

      2. Agree with DT

      3. Agree with DT

      4. Kinda like Houser, but I guess Civale… Depends on matchups

  18. galica says:
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    Grey!

    Wonderful report! Wunderbar, Mensch.

    a. Why is it that when I see the diminutive Rengifo I want to cry out ‘Run..Scifo!’ Better I ask Stumanji, huh?

    b. Kudos to my buddy Peacecoast, on his boy VanMeter!!! Trust your instincts, PC. They never tell lies.

    c. O’s won their 40th and celebrated like they had just won the World Series and horse racing’s triple crown all-in-one.

    d. Don’t get me started on Sanchez! What MF medical exam was conducted that didn’t see he had a pre-existing condition? Oh, I get it. They ran a ‘battery’ of tests which consisted of 3 doctors wearing lab coats throwing 1000 batteries at him at 60 feet. ‘If he comes out alive from that ‘battery’ of tests, he gets my endorsement’, said dork doctor #1!

    e. Agreed on Berti, he will be had at 200 easily. Guy is Rickey 2.0 with that cramped stance and great eye.

    f. Abbott and Costello quote of the day for August 21

    The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap, 1947

    Costello: Marriage is a three ring circus: the engagement ring, the wedding ring and the suffering.

    Cheers,
    Ante

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks!

      A. I never saw it B. There’s a throwback name C. Haha D. Pretendinitis E. I like a poor man’s Whit Merrifield F. HA!

  19. Thundergunn says:
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    Solak or Nola(the hitter)?

    …would you drop Hoskins for JD Davis in a 14 team Yahoo H2H where i’m trying to keep my playoff spot and not keeping for next year? Or do you think Hoskins snaps out of this funk, walks are still there but dood’s been BRUTAL at the plate.

    Also, calling it now, Berti is the new Deshizz for this site, 3 years from now he will be a post-post-post Malone hype sleeper!

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Nola for me.

      Go with JD to save your playoff spot, but with 14 teams there should be some way to roster both.

    • Fungazi 2.0 says:
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      Berti’s old man. In 3 yrs he’ll be a softball coach

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

      Berti 4 Life!

  20. Five-on-One says:
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    12-team, 5×5 roto league:

    1) Heaney’s next start is @HOU ($5.3). Start or Sit?

    2) Need help in the infield.. Odor’s latest hot streak over? Myers losing playing time? Please rank top three from Flores, Urias, CTaylor, Adames, Adams, VanMeter, Longoria, Desmond…

    3) Also need help in the OF. Please rank top three from Margot, Dyson, Grisham, Rojas, Fraley, JBJ, Demeritte, C-Dick, Bader, Murphy

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      1) As Cram points out below, he might get Texas instead of Houston. Stay tuned.
      2) VanMeter, Longoria, Urias for me
      3) Depends on needs…Grisham, Fraley, Demeritte, Dyson for me

      • Five-on-One says:
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        Couple of follow-ups.

        1) Have to decide on Heaney today. If looks like @HOU, sit?

        2) So VanMeter and Longoria over Odor and Myers?

        Thank you.

        • Donkey Teeth

          Donkey Teeth says:
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          1) Upon further review, sounds like it is Houston. I’d sit him unless you have a bunch of innings remaining. Heaney pitched decently against Houston the last two times he faced them but still playing with fire.

          2) Yes those are the two I’d want.

          No problem.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Sit

      2. Taylor, Urias, Flores

      3. Agree with DT

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lucas

  21. Donkey Teeth

    Donkey Teeth says:
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    Rest of season player rater, Streamonator, and Donkey Teeth were all over Heaney.

    Am I a bot? Is this a simulation? Mmmmm this scrap metal tastes good!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Stop boinking the bots!

      • Donkey Teeth

        Donkey Teeth says:
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        Is this Razzball or West World?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Do I look like a nude Thandie Newton? Don’t answer that

  22. Cram It says:
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    People keep saying Heaney gets Houston and Boston next. But I think they’re missing that yesterday was double header, so he’ll pitch 5 days later, not 5 games later, which means he should get Texas and Oakland next.

    • Five-on-One says:
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      With the off-day tomorrow, 5 days later is the same as five games later and is @HOU.

      • Cram It says:
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        This is a good point. Disregard then.

  23. saint says:
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    Hello Grey,

    It’s not critical for me this week, however am I streaming Leake today at home against Colorado?

    Thanks again for your thoughts

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      I’d pass

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I picked him up for a stream — wheeee!

  24. cable says:
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    h/h points 12 team league……want to pickup R McMahon (Rockies) for next week 7 games at home ..Braves,RedSox & Pirates……have to drop one of the following Hiura 3 games Home Cards..3 games Away Cubs………..Aquino away 7 games Marlins & Cards …..B Reynolds 3 games away Phils 4 games away Rockies …

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Reynolds

      • Cable says:
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        Dog

  25. bobbo says:
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    in the championship. Have two waiver claims left. Only want to use one for a streamer and keep one just in case I get an injury.
    Would you rather stream Civale ($8.4) @ NYM or Cease ($11.1) vs. TEX?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Civale

  26. marti says:
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    Barring a signing this offseason, who is closing for Rockies next year?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Davis and he will be unownable by May

  27. Matty says:
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    “Young” Marlins 2B in a dynasty league for a dollar- do you prefer (not young) Berti for this year and next or (young) Isan Díaz?
    I know they’re a little bit of apples and oranges, but who is less likely to severely underperform?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Diaz

  28. Batman says:
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    Can’t believe this is a question but would you drop Khris Davis for Kyle Seager?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  29. Trader says:
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    Went from 11th place to 2nd and now drifting back into 4th (or worse) in my 12 team h2h league. My roster depleted by injury and a stupid GM – but I am having a hard time firing myself. So need some advice in hopes of hitting over .200 next week! Ten hitting categories so banjo hitters for average can help at times.

    My roster:
    Smith
    Hoskins, Moose, JD Davis
    Trea, Segura, Albies
    Bryant, Soler, Aquino, Acuna, stream batty call spot
    Util: Cron

    I have two pickups without having to drop anyone such has been my injury load. Please pick two that might help me next week. Kole, Renato, Santander, C Walker, VanMeter, Voit, Avisail, J Dyson, Nola, Piscotty, Wong

    Thank you

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Voit, flip a coin…Or look at matchups… I guess Nola is hottest right now, but who knows by next week

      • Trader says:
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        Yep, no good answers. Part of me wants to grab Voit and Avisail for Sept 2 playoff week and just take my lumps now. Praying Laureano gets back sometime but he will be rusty and rested no doubt.

        I find myself looking at my football mock drafts more than I wish LOL

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha, I hear ya — I’d do that, Voit/Avisail

  30. RicoSuave says:
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    Great work Grey!

    16 team H2H weekly points league…

    Tauchman or JD Davis?

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Davis

  31. Alex says:
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    Heaney over Lucchesi?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Depends on matchups… Lucchesi is safer

  32. DLev45 says:
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    Is Fiers safe to throw at home against the Yankees lineup?

    • DLev45 says:
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      H2H 5×5 league.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  33. Dave says:
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    Good Morning Grey
    Would you replace Rhys ROS with any of the following available players?
    Olson,JD Davis, Upton, H Dozier or Yaz
    12 team hth
    Thank you

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Olson

  34. Schmohawks Bob says:
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    In AL keeper, Derek Fisher or Thaiss?

    • Schmohawks Bob says:
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      And do you prefer Solak or Fraley to the better of these two?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Fisher

      Fraley

  35. sportivetricks says:
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    HeyHeyHey!

    Ugh, who is the better crappy 1B while I wait to see if Hoskins can figure out how to hit off a tee: Cooper or Hosmer? Player Rater says Hos, but Cooper’s (very slightly) sexier to me.

    Lurves!!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hosmer

      Lurves!

  36. American Troutfisher says:
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    12 team AL only, keep 13 — without knowing anything about roster construction of either team, Haniger for Chavis, who wins over next 3 seasons? Is it close, you think?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Chavis

  37. steve stevenson says:
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    Playoff stash in a H2H that counts losses–Heaney, Manaea, Gallen or Lamet?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Heaney, but I’d look at matchups

  38. Coolwhip

    Coolwhip says:
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    Cal Quantril has quietly pieced together a solid rookie campaign since being called up for a “spot” start. He’s been getting better each month… not a high K guy, but feels like a mini Hendricks. Those July and Aug numbers look tasty AF after being jerked around by ‘aces’ like Bauer etc “Scuse me while i kiss the sky!…”
    May 5.14 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, 4.40 FIP, 8.1 K/9, 3.0 BB/9
    June 4.02 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 4.36 FIP, 7.5 K/9, 2.8 BB/9
    July 1.69 ERA, 0.89 WHIP, 3.82 FIP, 7.2 K/9, 2.5 BB/9
    Aug 2.70 ERA, 0.86 WHIP, 3.21 FIP, 8.1 K/9, 0.4 BB/9

    i’m moderately optimistic with his Dodgers start (could see a 6in 3ER), but more so about the rest of season (and maybe next year, i think his ADP could be a steal)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agreed, didn’t think much of him when he was 1st called up, but NL West is a nice place to pitch, Rockies and Dodgers at home are only truly scary matchups

      • Coolwhip

        Coolwhip says:
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        yeah, in a super deep keeper league i’ve had him since he was drafted as there used to be hype around him, good genes yadda yadda. Paul was definitely a “pitcher” similar Maddox, not a “thrower”, and seems like he’s passed that on to his son too, and after a rough road through the minors looks like he’s finally blooming.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup, and in a good place to do it…

    • JC says:
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      Do you like him more than Aaron Sanchez LOL

      • Coolwhip

        Coolwhip says:
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        LOL… yes. Sanchez had a sample size of 2 and Quantril has been progressing over the season.

  39. Steve says:
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    Have a final UTIL spot open in a 14T obp, news overall production.

    I’m currently holding Kyle Tucker on the hope of a promotion but thinking maybe that’s a bad idea.

    Better ideas? Galvis, Miggy, Asdrubal, Slater, Berti, JP

    Cleanest shirt the hamper…

    Thanks

  40. lwomack58 says:
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    Would you stream Nova vs Tex or A. Wood @ Pit or both?

    Thank you

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Both

      • lwomack58 says:
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        Thank you

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  41. Coolwhip

    Coolwhip says:
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    By the by, remember when Bellinger and Yelich had like 10+ more HRs and a higher OBP than Trout? yeah neither do I. LOL! whats the over/under that Trout passes them by the end of season in the other stats?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Never bet against Trout — and why I can’t imagine him not being #1 pick in redraft leagues next year too

      • Coolwhip

        Coolwhip says:
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        haha yep. answer to every question is: “…because Trout”

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Exactly… Also why 100% of the times Trout appears in a trade, it’s the Trout side

  42. iChiro says:
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    Nice A.C. Slater reference———Momma

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hahaha

  43. MediOAKer Matt says:
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    pillar, calhoun, grichuk or schwarber?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Calhoun, Pillar

  44. Yankee My Wanky! says:
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    Hello Grey,
    Lame Catcher question:

    Mejia or Murphy in 12 Team H2H with OPS and Holds?

    Thanks much.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Murphy

  45. Alex says:
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    I know this was discussed above but agonizing over this Giolito start @MIN. SON is scaring me and they shelled him last time.

    It’s either him or MadBum @ Oco Sat .

    Also have Bauer @PIT Sunday which makes me oddly nervous.

    Which one is the sit?

    I just have absolutely zero room for error this week.

  46. Scott Kimmel says:
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    Grey,

    I just lost Aaron Sanchez to the IL. I need a replacement

    I am look at these guys:

    Framber Valdez
    Urquidy
    Logan Webb (SF) – got 7 k’s first time out goes against Oak this weekend

    Who should I get? leaning Webb

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Webb

      • Scott Kimmel says:
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        thanks again buddy

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  47. NickNice says:
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    What about dropping hiura for j.d Davis

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Seems ok

  48. crimedog says:
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    Man Eloy is pretty disappointing this year. Who do you like as a keeper him or Hiura?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hiura, but close

  49. Stumanji! says:
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    My opponent in H2H playoffs is punting Saves, and I’m carrying 4 closers. I want to drop one to try to keep pace in Ks & QS. Who would you lose out of my stable of SAGNOFs: I. Kennedy, CMart, L. Hendricks, or Archie Bradley? Leaning Bradley bc he probably will hurt my ratios the most…

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure, Bradley

      • Stumanji! says:
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        Could also drop Ramos and punt catcher…or both. I’d be streaming with this roster spot(s).

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sorry, lost ya, what do you mean or both?

          • Stumanji! says:
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            In order to open up a streaming spot, would you drop Ramos (roll with no Catcher), drop Bradley (roll with 3 closers), or drop both (open up 2 roster spots for streamers).

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Lose Bradley, stream one spot

              • Stumanji! says:
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                Thanks, G!

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  No problem

  50. aintlifegrand says:
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    10 Tm redraft 6×6 with OBP, Doubles + Triples, and QS, IP/start as the extra cats. Sitting in first, will be getting a 1st round playoff bye, meaning I won’t be having to start until 9/9. I have 4 total moves left before the playoffs start and need to decide how to use my last 4 adds of the reg season. I cannot bank or carry over adds for the playoffs.

    My team:
    C: I am Legend
    1B: Carlos Santana
    2B: Eduardo Escobar
    3B: J. Turner
    SS: A. Rosario
    CI: Pete Alonso
    MI: Semien
    OF: Mookie, Yelich, Yordan
    U: Choo
    BN: Mondesi, Voit (IL)
    SP: Buehler, G. Marquez, Lynn, Boyd, Sonny Gray, C. Smith, Gallen, Heaney
    RP: Hendricks, Hader

    When both went down with injury, I cut Dahl and Laureano. Both are still available and the current stories in recent days give the impression both are shooting for the first week of September to return. I am not sold on Choo as my playoff U and am also worried Voit doesn’t come back with any power because of his injury which everyone admits he still needs offseason surgery for.

    Also available FA include: Edwin Diaz, J. Upton, Khris, Pollock, Matz and prospects Lux, Tucker.

    Assuming Mondesi comes back fine, I could cut Semien or A. Rosario, unless you would think either of the two would be a better start in the U slot. Choo or Voit would be my other possible cuts.

    How do you rank the above FA replacements for September? Who do you see as the drops from the above?

    Thanks for all your help and the great article!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Choo for Tucker

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d stash him

      • aintlifegrand says:
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        Sorry for the clarification, is that over Dahl & Laureano as stashes, or in addition to?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You have Voit or Mondesi and likely both for UTIL by netx week, so lose Choo to stash Tucker

          • aintlifegrand says:
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            Perfect- thanks again!

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              No problem

  51. Jose says:
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    12tm h2h Drop C.Dick for Mayfield ?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      There’s gotta be better guys on your waivers

  52. Looking to next week, I picked Delino up yesterday with the idea of picking up 2 or 3 quick points in SB’s. Felt good seeing him as a “potential” 2020 sleeper, but what about ROS? Seems to be playing more than not, but if I put him next week’s lineup (4 vs SEA / 2 @ LAA), Hoskins (3 vs PITT / 3 vs NYM) or Hosmer (3 vs LA / 4 @ SF) hits the pine. Smart? I dunno but need the bags. Leaning Hoskins (6 at home) over Hosmer’s weak numbers vs LAD/SF. Which Hoss is Boss?
    Thx Greyson

    • Also, whad’ya think about the Logan Webb kid as a streamer (at home vs SD) next week? Thanks Grey

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        I own him

        • Didn’t know that – will plug in next week, love the home matchup. Still in 1st hangin by a thread. Run Delino!!!

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            2020 is the year of Delino DeShields!

            • NOTED! Thanks brother man

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                No problem

  53. Lindorphins says:
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    Eloy or Sano ROS as a utility bat?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Eloy

  54. cyler8 says:
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    Beautiful. Love me some Heaney lately. Thanks sir Grey!

    Tough one here?

    In a 10 team Roto dynasty keep forever league 6 X 6 OPS. Was offered Ronald Acuna JR for Juan Soto and Luis Robert.

    We get 5 reserve keepers and mine currently are:
    Luis Robert
    Kristian Robinson
    Julio Rodriguez
    George Valera
    Carter Kieboom

    Thoughts? I feel like it’s too much but Tildaddy is maybe the #1 Fantasy player in an OPS league like this.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Acuna

  55. Moscowitz says:
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    Hey Grey,

    would you drop Paddack for Gallen or Webb ROS?

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gallen

      • Moscowitz says:
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        What about Yarbrough and Lamet? Still Gallen?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yarbrough

  56. Tavern says:
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    With Aaron Sanchez hitting the DL I’m looking for a replacement. Thoughts on Houser, Gallen, Montgomery, Velasquez or even Nick Anderson as my 3rd RP (also have T. Rodgers and L. Hendricks)? We have 9 pitching spots available and can be SP or RP with a limit of 12 starts per week. 12 team redraft points league with points for wins, losses, saves, holds, blown saves and typical stuff for hits, HRs, etc. Also thinking of dropping Chase Anderson so could you rank all of the above for the next two weeks (I’m on a bye this week). Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gallen, Houser, Anderson

  57. Steve says:
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    Who do you like best as 1B for ROS? 14T obp

    Miggy
    d’Arnaud
    Vogelbach
    Profar

    ROS Player tater likes Miggy & Profar but Im curious about your thoughts. Vogel’s really slowed down and looks frustrated more often than not. Any imminent call ups that might be worth consideration?

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      None? I guess Travis

  58. vee says:
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    hey Grey,

    pick up Magill to close for SEA after 2 successful outings? or take a chance on Hudson to close for WAS after blowing the save last night?

    Thx

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hudson

  59. nitro says:
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    1. Just dropped I Happ for K Seager, good right?

    2.Who to keep, Hiura or Sano ROS?

    Thanks!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Yup 2. Hiura

  60. Stephen Lyon says:
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    Lucas Giolito farts in the general direction of the SON. What an outing.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Jesus, right?

      • Stephen Lyon says:
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        Wasn’t going to start him, but my opponent has Odorizzi, so I thought, what the hell, and put him in there. Sweet!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nice!

  61. hondo says:
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    Only 38K watching the Youtube Rockies-Diamondbacks game.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      That’s me and Ted w/ 37,998 computers

  62. The Mudkat says:
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    I feel you on Will Smith. I have him and Gary Sanchez. Wish I would have traded Sanchez prior to the deadline last week in my league. 10 team, keep forever. I’m also carrying like 3 SS (Bichette, Polanco, Kingery).

    I’m in a 10 team keep forever, no salary, 8 keeper league. Is it too early to look at trading Sanchez for a draft pick given Smith’s success and his injury history? He’s still very young and still hitting when healthy.

    Also, with R/RBI/OPS/AVG/HR/SB/K , W/L/ERA/WHIP/K/K:BB/NSV as categories, could you give me some advice early on who to look at keeping? My team is stacked.

    C: Smith/Sanchez
    1B: Goldy/Encarnacion
    2B: Albies
    3B: Rendon
    SS: Bichette/Polanco/Kingery
    OF: JustDongs/Blackmon/Meadows/Conforto

    P: Syndergaard/Nola/Castillo/Paxton/Berrios among others, these are only guys I’m considering.

    Thank you as always!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sanchez hasn’t been good for months, I could see trading him

  63. JB says:
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    Grey – playing for next year at this point and trying to fortify a once dominant roster. I own Trout and wanted your thoughts on the following 3 scenarios:

    1. Trout vs. Acuna and Soto (not sure the other owner will accept, but maybe?)

    2. Trout vs. the field (is it close?)

    3. Trout vs. Cougs (is it close?)

    Thanks for all you guys do!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Acuna

      2. Trout

      3. Trout

      • JB says:
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        Lollerz!

  64. Big Daddy Jeats says:
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    Stashed Mondesi but had to drop Ray off my DL to grab him. Per the Kansas City Star “It’s unlikely we’ll see Mondesi before rosters expand August 31.” I’m guessing that’s right around the time we’ll see Laureano back as well…

    1 pickup left this week 10 tm h2h…Would the better play be to pick up Laureano now and possibly lose out on Lamet for playoffs, or should I pick up Lamet for his start, HODL until playoffs, and roll the dice on missing out on picking up Laureano (since I would have to pick him up Monday)? Good idea to hold both Mondo and Laureano?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Go with Lamet for now

      • Big Daddy Jeats says:
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        Thanks Grey, I was leaning that way. And now that I think about it, in my league there are SO many guys to stash that are expected back around playoffs (the first FOUR of which were mine that I had to drop lol). Is it possible for you to rank these guys in a vaccuum for playoffs? I could use all equally.

        Ray (timetable last week Aug), Contreras (1st week Sep), Dahl (1st week Sep), Mondesi (1st week Sep), Laureano (1st week Sep).

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Mondesi, Willson, Ramon, Dahl

          • Big Daddy Jeats says:
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            Thanks dude. BIG help

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              No problem — could change if health reports change

              • Big Daddy Jeats says:
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                Yup I gotcha. Whoever’s gonna be ready to go when the time comes. I’ll keep my ear to the ground lol

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Ha, yup

  65. Yankee My Wanky! says:
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    Hello again Grey,
    Well, so much for all of the Giolito concerns. Complete Game SO with 12 Ks against Twinkies. Started him in both of my leagues (no claim of genius here as I kinda had to), but you and the commenters had me worried. Awesome showing from the young White Sock. Breathing sigh of relief now.

    Thanks for all you do.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No problem, glad it worked out!

  66. herschel says:
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    @Grey: 12 team weekly roto redraft. any of glasnow, woodruff or cueto worth the stash, or nah?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Don’t think so, maybe Glasnow

  67. toneDEAF! says:
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    Grey, sorry I’ve been gone for so long! I have not been reading. I’ve had some personal issues blah blah blah wah wah wah…. anyhow, I’m out of the playoffs this year and I’m looking towards next year. Any players you think might be sitting on the wire right now that might turn huge value in 2020? Have you done a post about that? You da best. We keep 7. I have Kyle Tucker stashed… ohtani (pitcher)?…. willie Calhoun? Evan Longoria? :)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hope you’re well… Calhoun’s interesting, I like Ohtani (SP) as a flier… Longoria’s the worst hitter in baseball

      • toneDEAF! says:
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        Hahahaha Longoria.
        Well my life is ruined, but I will make it through. I have Razzball. Thanks for all you do Grey!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Oh no, sending best wishes

  68. Molina bros bbq says:
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    Doolittle droppable? My dl is full. Either him or stanton. Probably him.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Drop Doolittle

      • Molina bros bbq says:
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        Thanks grey

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  69. Trader says:
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    All home matchups… pick 2 please

    Lucchesi v Red Sox. Undecided.
    Lamet v RedSox. Eovaldi
    Matz v Braves. Keuchel

    I tried adding undecided for The Rays several times but he is not available.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Matz, Lamet

  70. Cohen says:
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    Grey, SON doesnt like Caleb at Braves tonight
    Start or sit?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’m starting him, fingers crossed

  71. hal_incandenza says:
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    Magill-a-cut-he

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hahaha

  72. Norman Ginsberg says:
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    1.Is Hamels better than a streamer (14 team league) — current slot is Gallen?
    2. Matz or Plesac?
    3. As a DL stash, Ray or Snell? Snell obviously higher value but will he useful before late Sep?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Meh 2. Matz 3. Ray

  73. Sonny Graydar says:
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    Hey Grey,

    I have Moncada coming off the DL tomorrow and need to drop someone. Only options are JD Davis, Olson, or Senzel. H2H league, non OBP. Who are you dropping?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Senzel

  74. Spencer says:
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    Dude Grey, Taylor HAM is the shit!! Best friggin ham ever.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s the bomb dot gov

  75. J-Money says:
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    Whatup G,

    First waiver priority heading into round two of the playoffs. Worth burning on Matz? Or wait for someone to make panic moves at the end of the matchup and drop someone potentially more valuable? 12 team H2H with K/9 and QS instead of Ws. Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh, hold it

      • J-Money says:
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        Right on. I’m also rostering Hendricks, Martinez, and Magill. Any faith in Seattle providing save opps/Magill getting the call or would you drop him for Lucchesi for his start next Friday @ SF? Thanks dude.

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