Late last night, Troy Tulowitzki was traded to the Blue Jays.  Both hammys, his quads, his obliques, his elbow tendons, both groins.  Why does he have two groins again?  Maybe we don’t need to know.  The Rockies getting rid of Tulo makes me think of when a kid is dropped off at the airport to fly alone.  A flight attendant walks with the kid, trying to make conversation, waits with them at the gate, helps them into their seat, watches after them on the flight, escorts them off the plane and walks them to their uncle.  Once the Rockies representative handed Tulo off to his uncle, Alex Anthopoulos, the Rockies representative went into the bathroom, did a line of blow and dialed the Rockies, “We got rid of him!!!”  The Blue Jays longed to have a shortstop with two good legs.  Sadly, they traded Jose Reyes to the Rockies, so now they still have a shortstop with one good leg, unless the deal includes Reyes leaving behind a hammy.  Obviously, leaving Coors isn’t going to help anyone, but Tulo’s big problem has always been his health.  If he stays healthy, the Blue Jays aren’t exactly the Kalamazoo Fightin’ Zebras playing in Petco.  The lineup around him will be better, and he’ll get to face a junkload of terrible pitchers in the AL East.  As for Reyes, he might not be long in Colorado, and if he is, then he gets a boost in value, until the Mile High air creeps into his hammys and does its worst.  Reyes could now get back those extra five homers that seem to have disappeared from his usual batting line.  Also, in this deal, LaTroy Hawkins went to the Jays.  He was the flight attendant in the above scenario.  Anyway, here’s what else I saw yesterday in fantasy baseball:

Carlos Gonzalez – 4-for-5, 4 RBIs and his 19th and 20th homers.  Bet you’re glad you bought him super low when I told you.  My favorite is now ESPN and Yahoo will be telling you to buy him.  About a month too late.

John Axford – 2/3 IP, 2 ER as he coughed up the game to Kris Bryant (2-for-5, 2 runs, 3 RBIs) and his 14th homer.  Axford has the security of the Rockies going nowhere fast, so Axford will go nowhere, uh, slow.

Kyle Hendricks – 5 IP, 4 ER, 10 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA up to 3.81.  Ugh, I’m beginning to think he’s the newest Passive Aggressive Starter.  He throws a few solid games, everyone picks him up and then he changes his Wifi network name to “StopstealingmywifiandIwillstoplettingmydogshitonyourlawn.”

Kyle Schwarber – 0-for-3, 1 run.  Joe Maddon said, “You saw him play one minute of outfield (on Sunday).  You might see him out there more often as we move along.”  Maddon is such a gooftard.  I love that he said he played one minute.  Like he had a stopwatch on him.

Jason Motte – 0 IP, 3 ER as he imploded yesterday.  The one thing the Cubs have in the bullpen are choices, so it wouldn’t surprise me if this is the last time Motte sees a save for a while.  Rafael Soriano (1 IP, 1 ER) came into the game, and immediately coughed up a home run.  Hector Rondon — Member him?! — had pitched prior in the game and has been terrific, so I’d guess Hector Rondon first for saves.  With Maddon though, anything’s possible.

Shane Victorino – Yesterday, The Sciosciapath went into the General Manager’s office and congratulated him on getting the Angels a rock solid DH in Victorino to replace Cron.  Interim GM, Bill Stoneman, then showed The Sciociapath pictures of how cleft palates were fixed, saying over and over again, “Cleft healed…cleft healed…cleft healed.”  Then Stoneman showed him advertisements for LifeLock, saying repeatedly, “Theft shield…theft shield…theft shield.”  Still The Sciosciapath’s face revealed nothing.  Finally, Stoneman showed him a YouTube video of a guy who peels an orange in one peel, saying, “Deft peeled…deft peeled…deft peeled.”  The Sciosciapath didn’t understand what the point of all this was, but said, “Hey, maybe I’ll play Victorino in left field.”  Stoneman sighed, his subconscious warfare worked.  Victorino will take over in left and will likely bat in the bottom of the order, and doesn’t gain a whole lot of value outside of deep mixed leagues and AL-Only.  In slightly bigger news, Rusney Castillo (1-for-2, 2 runs) was called up by the Red Sox and will likely be in a platoon in the outfield with De Aza, and I would grab Castillo to see if he can finally click as once promised way back in 2015.  Oh, wait, that’s this year.  Yeah, Rusney’s lost some of his shine, but he can quickly get his shinebox back.  Hmm, that’s usually used negatively, isn’t it?

Joe Kelly – 3 1/3 IP, 4 ER.  On a side note, I’m actually surprised the Red Sox are selling, what with Kelly, Porcello, Miley, The Comedian Steven Wright, E-Rod, that Johnson guy they called up briefly, I think his name was Brian and I think they only called him up to see if they could get anyone trending on Twitter, Justin Masterson…Meh, I guess I can stop there.

Josh Rutledge – Sent to the Red Sox in the Victorino trade because you can’t kill his sleeperiness!  *cut to 2018*  Rutledge is headed to Japan to play, but I love him as a late sleeper in Nippon Baseball fantasy leagues.

Brock Holt – Expected to return to the lineup on Tuesday after hyperextending his knee.  I have him on one team and I thought he’d been out for months.  Call him, Brock “I’m Hot As Shizz For One Month” Holt, you can imagine why he doesn’t go by his nickname often.

David Ortiz – 1-for-5, 2 RBIs and his 20th homer, and his 3rd homer in two days.  Someone’s locked in.  *cut to Austin Powers, acting like he’s trapped inside an imaginary box*  Help, I’m locked in!

Mookie Betts – 3-for-5, 2 RBIs.  Funny thing (not funny), he could still go a dozen different places for next year’s drafts depending on how he does in these final two months.  Scorching two months, and I could see him as a 2nd rounder.  Terrible two months, and I could see him falling to the 6th or 7th round.

Tyler Saladino – 1-for-5, 1 run, 1 RBI, hitting .286.  I’ve been rocking him in one league for the better part of two weeks.  He once stole 38 bases in one year of the minors, i.e., SAGNOF and the S doesn’t stand for salad.  Though, unless it’s a chicken salad, I guess salad ain’t got no face either.

Melky Cabrera – 2-for-5, 2 runs, 1 RBI.  I went over Melky in this week’s podcast.  Well, ain’t that a sexy tease to get you to listen?  I should’ve said I also sang, that you love.

Adam Eaton – 3-for-6, 1 run, 2 RBIs and has two homers and two steals in the last ten games.  This White Sox/Red Sox series was circled back in March as being a big series for both clubs, now you’re just mad you ruined a good Far Side desk calendar.

Carlos Sanchez – 2-for-5, 1 run, hitting over .450 in the last week.  Hot schmotato alert!

Tyler Clippard – Shipped off to the Mets to work as Jeurys Familia’s setup man.  Tyler Clippard sounds like a yacht captain, and now my closer flag is at half mast.   Earlier this year, I traded Jeurys to Sky for Chris Davis and I owned Clippard, so it would’ve extra sweet if Clippard took over in Flushing, but that dream appears to be headed down the drain.

Edward Mujica – Seems to be the favorite for the A’s closer job, but the A’s closer map says “You Are Here” and the Common Sense map says “You Are Not Here,” so there’s some speculation to be had.  I could see grabbing Fernando Rodriguez, because he’s been nasty, and Drew Pomeranz, because he’s been used in setup situations.

Cody Anderson – 5 2/3 IP, 7 ER.  The Regression Fairies are some vindictive SOBs.

Carlos Santana – 1-for-4 and his 11th homer.  He will get hot at some point.  This could be it.  Finally.

Francisco Lindor – 1-for-5, 3 RBIs and his 4th homer, has hit in nine of ten games, hitting near-.350 in the last week, and I don’t know where the love is for this guy.  There should be a glossary term for a prospect that everyone clamors for when they’re first called up, then enthusiasm wanes and the guy just sits on waivers.  Please suggest in the comments.

Omar Infante – 1-for-4 and his 1st homer.  Only two more to catch Bogaerts!  Omar’s comin’ yo!

Eric Hosmer – 3-for-5, 3 runs, 4 RBIs and his 10th homer.  I’m pretty sure this homer eliminates Longoria from homering this week, it’s the Law of Grey Can’t Have Too Much Wonderful.

Kendrys Morales – 3-for-5, 3 RBIs, hitting .287.  Now has back-to-back three-hit games, and…Wow, he’s owned everywhere.  Sorry, I usually click on a player page first before I say hot schmotato, and if a guy is owned in more than 50% of leagues, I don’t bother saying to pick him up.  Really surprised to see Morales and his 12 homers owned so much.  As the Royals DH, he does get a ton of ribbies.  Damn, Billy Butler is jealous.

Curt Casali – 3-for-4, 3 RBIs and two homers (4, 5).  That sound you hear is the screaming of his one owner in a 20-team, AL-Only two catcher league that only uses Rays players.

Anibal Sanchez – 5 1/3 IP, 3 ER, ERA at 4.61 vs. Nate Karns 6 IP, 1 ER, 3 baserunners, 3 Ks.  This matchup was billed as “You Own Anibal To Your Detriment Because You Know His Name vs. You Don’t Own Karns To Your Detriment Because You Don’t Know Him.”  See, I know you.

Yoenis Cespedes – 2-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 16th homer, and 2nd homer in three games.  Oh, please get hot, you hundred-legged bastage.

Kevin Gausman – 7 2/3 IP, 0 ER, 7 baserunners, 5 Ks vs. the Braves.  I like Gausman, but anyone vs. the Braves is a no brainer.  Your specialty!  Very funny, Random Italicized Voice.  I would own Gausman in most leagues, but I would also confer with the Stream-o-Nator on him in most matchups.

Matt Wieters – 3-for-5 and his 4th homer.  Well, he’s no Curt Casali.

Alex Wood – 7 1/3 IP, 0 ER, 5 baserunners, 7 Ks.  Simply because I keep getting questions about dropping him, I must do the math every time.  His ERA is 2.98 on the year if you throw out his start in Coors where you wouldn’t have started him anyway.

Adonis Garcia – 2-for-5 and his 2nd homer and 2nd in as many games.  Well, I guess you never know where a hot schmotato might come from.  In the big picture, he is not good, call him Adonis Garbagcia.

Robbie Ray – 7 IP, 2 ER, 8 baserunners, 8 Ks vs. Mike Montgomery 6 2/3 IP, 2 ER, 9 baserunners, 5 Ks.  With one team that’s not great in away games and one team not great in home games, this was a streamer’s delight.  Of course, red sky at morning, streamer’s take warning.

Paul Goldschmidt – 1-for-2, 2 runs and his 22nd homer.  Au Shizz!

Robinson Cano – 2-for-3 and his 11th homer.  Kinda hoping he has a huge 2nd half just to get people suckered in again next year.  It might not even take that big of one.  That’s what she said!  Huh?

Shawn Tolleson – During pregame warmups, Keone Kela collided hard with Tolleson.  Must be that Samoan blood in Kela.  And also why he doesn’t wear shoes (into the shower).  Tolleson says he’s fine, but I grabbed Kela just in case.

Derek Holland – Ready for a rehab assignment.  Hoping he has at his ready, Big Toddler Mustache Wax.

Ivan Nova – 5 IP, 2 ER, 7 baserunners, 3 Ks, ERA at 3.38.  He’s a’ight, not a’ight a’ight but just a’ight.  I’d look at the Stream-o-Nator for him.

Alex Rodriguez – 1-for-5 and his 24th homer.  Member in the preseason Brian Cashman was mad about tweets by A-Rod and said the Yankees won’t pay him bonus money and said A-Rod won’t play 3rd base and A-Rod won’t do this and won’t do that?  Since A-Rod started hitting, haven’t heard a lot from that midget, Cashman.  Sorry, maybe that’s dwarf.

Chase Headley – 3-for-4, 2 runs, hitting near-.400 in the last week.  Hot schmotato alert!

Didi Gregorius – 3-for-4, 4 RBIs and his 5th homer.  Gregorius blasting, but I just can’t hear it, cause only in AL-Only is Didi a shortie to creep wit’.

Stephen Strasburg – Will make a rehab start on Wednesday in Triple-A.  Too bad the league where I drafted him doesn’t use minor league players’ stats.  Effin’ Stressbird.

Nori Aoki – 0-for-3 as he was activated from the DL.  Kevin from ESPN’s “Get Him In Your Lineup” Department said, “We get most of our info by re-purposing Yahoo’s fantasy information, and, due to the white background, I can’t see anything.  Mommy, is that you?”

Brandon Crawford – 1-for-2, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 15th homer.  Maybe, I don’t know, it’s time to move him out of the seven hole.

Chris Heston – 7 IP, 2 ER, 8 baserunners, 4 Ks.  He’s been so money at home all year his face should be on dollars minted in San Francisco.  In a powdered wig, of course.  Tradition, and all.

Adam Lind – Didn’t start yesterday due to a sore back.  The Brewers said, “He’s totally totally totally fine.  Okay, who wants to trade?”

Ryan Braun – Was also scratched with a sore back.  Get your own ailment, Braun, that’s my man Lind’s!

Jered Weaver – Will make a rehab start on Thursday, which is like his 5th rehab start.  I get the sense that the Angels have prolonged Weaver’s rehab stint because they’re hoping he just gets hurt again rather than removing one of their other starters.

Kolten Wong – 1-for-3, 4 RBIs and his 11th homer.  The dong is strong with Wong.

Lance Lynn – 7 IP, 1 ER, 8 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA at 2.71.  Just keeps rolling along as you count on your fingers, trying to figure out when Verlander is starting next.

Randal Grichuk – MRI on his groin showed nothing.  Sounds like the first episode of I Am Cait.

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I Love You Wong Time
I Love You Wong Time
6 years ago

Evening Grey…can you rank the following waiver wire closers to replace what was a top 10 closer in Storen?

Osuna
Rondon
Mujica – stashing Doolittle on the DL

Thanks

I Love You Wong Time
I Love You Wong Time
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: 6:00 PM in Tampa…..thanks again!

Lucky Dog
6 years ago

Tulo traded and to the one place that made me a little excited about it.

Crazy.

I also have Leak – waiting to see where he goes. Really hoping it’s my Giants or the Dodgers – and not the Tigers.

John coakley
John coakley
6 years ago

Brantley and Byrd for Price and Span…if Span’s back craps out guys like Avaisal or Runsey are on the wire. I could use an ace to pair with Archer so tempted to take Price .

Pugs&Slugs
Pugs&Slugs
6 years ago

Who has two thumbs and wishes he nutted-up, threw caution in the wind, and pitched Wily tonight? This guy!!!! *Puts thumbs-up fists down and hangs his head down in defeat* I hate it when strategy blows up in my face!!

At least his Watson got lit and my Melancon got the W with the help of my Jung Ho’s HR. Funny how Fantasy Baseball comes full-circle.

Crapshoot Kershaw
Crapshoot Kershaw
6 years ago

i just noticed something, do people with normal jobs get 1-3 day paternity leave (these are guys we’re talking about here, not pregnant women), i’m pretty sure you would get some time off during the actual birth (which doesn’t even take 1 whole day usually), and it’d count as a sick day, but has anybody even heard of somebody they knew just skipping work for three days since they had a kid? (people have lots of kids (way too many kids)). this is really silly.

SteveNZ
SteveNZ
Reply to  Crapshoot Kershaw
6 years ago

@Crapshoot Kershaw: Depend where you live. In New Zealand you’re entitled to two weeks unpaid paternity leave, which I took when both my kids were born.

Crapshoot Kershaw
Crapshoot Kershaw
Reply to  SteveNZ
6 years ago

@SteveNZ: really, that is much different than in the U.S. You mean 2 weeks per kid i’m guessing, not over entire life? And i’m imagining where a lot of those latin american players come from there’s no such thing as even vacation days for the most part.

Crapshoot Kershaw
Crapshoot Kershaw
Reply to  Crapshoot Kershaw
6 years ago

@Crapshoot Kershaw: now that i think about it 2 weeks per lifetime sounds about right, even if you had 8 kids that’s just under 2 days per kid. I sure wouldn’t want to spend that much time around pregnancies, but of course i don’t want kids. I’ve spent time with friends who had kids at hospitals and such, ugly scenes those. Just like in Knocked Up, ugh.

Wilson
Wilson
6 years ago

Kipnis or Odor for ROS?

The HAND OF SAGNOF
The HAND OF SAGNOF
6 years ago

Who’s the odd man out in kc rotation after adding cueto?….young or duffy?…

And fu** the nationals..storen was fine, seriously papelbon was the need not the glaring hole in the OF? starting with rendon and strasburg the nationals have singlehandedly ruined a lotta fantasy teams…..razzball might need a term for this type of team to add to the glossary. If someone’s feeling creative. Sorry for the rant.
Duffy or young to the pen?
Drop dyson or inciarte neee sb/r but I need a streamer spot more. Or a spot to add Carter capps.

SteveNZ
SteveNZ
6 years ago

Oh my word, Tony Watson. I didn’t want a possible save opp for Perkins THAT badly.

SteveNZ
SteveNZ
Reply to  SteveNZ
6 years ago

@SteveNZ: Et tu, Perkins? 0.2 IP, 5 ER.

Bob
Bob
6 years ago

Drop Storen to pick up Mujica?

Crapshoot Kershaw
Crapshoot Kershaw
Reply to  Bob
6 years ago

@Bob: yeah, but wait a minute, and it might be somebody other than mujica.

Crapshoot Kershaw
Crapshoot Kershaw
Reply to  Crapshoot Kershaw
6 years ago

@Crapshoot Kershaw: SOB, we might not get to see tonight. if not grab mujica for sure.

The Great Knoche
the great knoche
6 years ago

Did I miss the amazing Minor League Track record of Curt Casili?

Mordacious Levator
Mordacious Levator
6 years ago

that’s what i get for following SON of the cain cliff. Ohh, that would make a great Glossary term (it only works if SON loves Cain too much all the time though, which i’m not sure it does, it’s more likely just good park and MIL having shitty offense)

Mordacious Levator
Mordacious Levator
Reply to  Mordacious Levator
6 years ago

@Mordacious Levator: the Cain, Cliff, when you grab a pitcher only due to SON’s rating of him and, get burned real bad.

Mordacious Levator
Mordacious Levator
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: other than whip of 1.33 (not awful) rest of it sucked. K/9 of 4.5 (hello mike leake), ERA of 6. damn Cain Cliff, esp in a K/9 league. needed innings with losing vince V.

Alps88
Alps88
6 years ago

I am ready to dump Trevor Bauer
Is it worth picking up Tillman ,Corbin shoemaker or Nelson.
Or do I stick with Bauer.

Gareth
Gareth
6 years ago

Duda or Cron?

Mordacious Levator
Mordacious Levator
Reply to  Gareth
6 years ago

@Gareth: cron has (like you even said above) been moved to bench spot according to depth charts.

greg
greg
6 years ago

Don’t even have a replacement and dropped Motte. Jesus christ he blew up my stats already….INFINITY e.r.a…..garbage. Let someone else grab Mujica. Not sold. Really need KRod to get traded so I can grab Smith or Jeffress……..down to two closers, need a new one!

Make some trades already geez?

Hal Incandenza
Hal Incandenza
Reply to  greg
6 years ago

@greg:

I went the same way w/r/t Mujica. This, of course, means Mujica will be money.

Jef with 1 f
Jef with 1 f
6 years ago

#THOR

Jef with 1 f
Jef with 1 f
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: #word

Bob
Bob
6 years ago

5×5 H2H Best utility option ROS?
Tomas
Castellanos
Eaton
Rios
Tucker
Cron

Jef with 1 f
Jef with 1 f
Reply to  Bob
6 years ago

@Bob: Tomas

Buge Hoobs
Buge Hoobs
6 years ago

weekly 12 team 5×5, I’m in last place is W’s and ERA with everything else pretty good.
ROS pick one: McHugh, Hughes, Walker, Latos, Hendricks

Jef with 1 f
Jef with 1 f
Reply to  Buge Hoobs
6 years ago

@Buge Hoobs: I’d take walker

Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo
Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo
6 years ago

looking like cron a lon is F’d yet again i LAA town. best add in pts league with -1 for K’s, +1 BB. due to schwarber getting off 40% of the time i slot posey into C slot and play cron on those days. options are (listed in order of how well they’ve done in pts per game in last 15 days)
howard/c-sant/moreland/napoli/morales/k.johnson/duda/loney

Jef with 1 f
Jef with 1 f
Reply to  Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo
6 years ago
Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo
Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo
Reply to  Jef with 1 f
6 years ago

@Jef with 1 f: hehe, wet tail time. i used to have him in this very league, but he was averaging like 1.5 pts per game (less than half of a good player), but maybe his foot is finally better.

Matty
Matty
6 years ago

Drop billy burns for jayson werth or lucas duda?

Dommattingly
Dommattingly
6 years ago

If Travis hits the DL…sigh…do I grab Byrd, Souza, R Zimmerman? Or grab an SP and pick up Latos?

Ships
Ships
6 years ago

Benoit better bet to be dealt or stay with Padres? Is he worth a waiver claim… I only have 5 left?

I have Dyson on my bench for SAGNOF. Just picked up Revere as a throw in on a trade. With Zobrist going to the Royals do you see him cutting into Dyson’s playing time or primarily there to play 2nd? Drop Dyson and use roster spot on speculative Closer?

The Great Knoche
the great knoche
6 years ago

Think Tulo isn’t done moving? Was figuring they didn’t want to play him because they got into Toronto late. With Hawkins now having pitched an inning I am thinking he is going somewhere else for an arm yet.

Mets maybe? He has no trade now so would have had to approve it before first trade.

P.S. Bautista hurt a hammy. And Tulo doesn’t enter game…After both injuries Russell Martin now at 2nd base…..

The Great Knoche
the great knoche
Reply to  the great knoche
6 years ago

@the great knoche: And also just found out Tulo isn’t on active roster yet….hmmmm………..

FrankGrimes
FrankGrimes
Reply to  the great knoche
6 years ago

@the great knoche:
he had to get married to his boyfriend before he left the states

Tripwirealarm
Tripwirealarm
6 years ago

I have the choice of picking up Giancarlo Stanton, Bryce Harper, Rizzo or Arenado, who should I pick?

Tripwirealarm
Tripwirealarm
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: rest of the season

J-FOH
J-FOH
6 years ago

Vaca-foh is full of sun alcohol chillin poolside

J-FOH
J-FOH
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: but of course

Dirty Johnson
Dirty Johnson
6 years ago

How about Hitch Hyper. You see him, he looks nice, but you still should stop to pick him up.

Fred Garvin MP
Fred Garvin MP
6 years ago

Devon Travis becomes leader hitter. Devon Travis injures shoulder. The cycle of life is complete.

tank1
tank1
6 years ago

In a keeper league, would you deal Pederson and Nola for Blackmon and F. Hernandez? I would hate dealing Pederson but I feel this is a good return for this year. Thanks

TarmanGotHim
TarmanGotHim
6 years ago

1). I pulled the Syndergaard and Kendrick for Cain trade, would be funny is Nosh pulls of the No Hitter tonight huh?

2) I can’t believe I lost my best closer in 1 league. Would you immedietly drop Storen or hold? Why would the Nats do such a stupid thing when they could trade for solid relief pitching?

3) would oh drop Conforto for Tomas? Why is Tomas not playing? He seems like he’s part of the Backs future.

4) I dropped Nola over Latos and Fiers where I own Carasscoc Grienke, Wood, Kluber, amongst others to activate Gordon. Okay with that?

Chris
Chris
6 years ago

Thanks for the earlier response Grey!

What side do you like here or is it even?

Tyson Ross for Kemp

Thanks

Cram It
Cram It
6 years ago

So Thor looks absolutely dominant so far. Painting every corner at the knees at 97. I think that’s only 2 possible corners. But I’s drinking and this is the best TV you can watch. Metsies! Out.

Aubrey Plaza's Pillow
Aubrey Plaza's Pillow
Reply to  Cram It
6 years ago

@Cram It: 15 str outs, pretty sweet. making up for price pulling one of his no K games, of course the last time i bitched about one of those in the 4th inning he rattled off like 8 out of 11 batters K’d.

Great White North
Great White North
Reply to  Aubrey Plaza's Pillow
6 years ago

@Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: The Price is wrong today.

Cram It
Cram It
Reply to  Great White North
6 years ago

@Great White North: The Price is WRONG, bitch!

Great White North
Great White North
Reply to  Cram It
6 years ago

@Cram It: I miss that show

FrankGrimes
FrankGrimes
Reply to  Cram It
6 years ago

@Cram It:
perfect thru 6

g
g
6 years ago

Dyson droppabke in 12 team h2h been loving his steals

Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey
Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey
6 years ago

here comes the next heyward (became very useful starting the DAY i dropped him (after owning him for like 76 days of the season)), it’s panda, i dropped him this morning (and wouldn’t have started him even if i hadn’t, needed saves insurance for axford turning terrible for the 8th time. seriously, i’m looking at this from very ego-colored glasses here, but when was panda’s last homer, seriously.

The Great Knoche
the great knoche
6 years ago

Devon Travis thinks its April. Still glad I traded him.

The Great Knoche
the great knoche
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: Guess I jinxed him.

FrankGrimes
FrankGrimes
Reply to  the great knoche
6 years ago

@the great knoche:
@Grey:
and back to the DL

Flowers misses his old glasses... he's ok tho
Flowers misses his old glasses... he's ok tho
Reply to  the great knoche
6 years ago

@the great knoche: i just traded for him, about the same MINUTE or so he got reinjured. wondering what my league’s etiquette is in a spot like this since there is a 2 or 3 day trade delay period in place anyway.

Flowers misses his old glasses... he's ok tho
Flowers misses his old glasses... he's ok tho

@Flowers misses his old glasses… he’s ok tho: apparenlty the 2-4 day trade delay isn’t for injury, but if leaguemates vote against it. i voted against it, since it didn’t clear before he was hurt. never been caught in one of these, and it’s funny since it had to be within 5 minutes.

Great White North
Great White North
6 years ago

And still no jokes about the Milwaukee Lion…….

Great White North
Great White North
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey:Real life Cougar/Lion on the loose in Milwaukee. True shit. This is funny to me, maybe because I have been to a few dive bars in Wisconsin in my time, with many a Cougs on the loose.

Great White North
Great White North
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: No. That hurts my soul, the Zimbabwe thing.

Great White North
Great White North
Reply to  Great White North
6 years ago

@Great White North: Fact. Wisconsin Cougars have a 72% chance of having a mullet. Fact.

Great White North
Great White North
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: Because of Brooke Shields, and Florence Henderson.

Gareth
Gareth
6 years ago

Poor Cron.

Victorino, Murphy and Dejesus cutting into his at bats.

Gareth
Gareth
6 years ago

David Murphy and David Dejesus traded to the Angels.

In Anaheim, I guess mediocre is the new Black.

Great White North
Great White North
Reply to  Gareth
6 years ago

@Gareth: Nice.

Mike
Mike
6 years ago

Would you do Schwarber for Chris Davis? Keeper league so Schwarbs would be eligible next year in 15th, but I got Grandal still to be catcher, and I’m trotting out Sandoval currently at third…

Flowers misses his old glasses... he's ok tho
Flowers misses his old glasses... he's ok tho
6 years ago

drat i got some concerns.
1. 16 teamer with 6 keepers. my keepers are goldy/arenado/pollock/upton/ 1 SP (thor/carmart/keuchel/liriano)/ and likely 1 of soler/sano/grichuk/tucker. currently rocking jace P. got an offer of my 9th round for travis and 15th rounder. (since we have 6 keepers these are rounds 3 and 9). probably can’t keep travis. this team is selling off everything for pick upgrades. other options at 2B are carlos S or giavotella. i stuck with jace due to the steals my team is weak in. also i have peraza stashed in case he comes up and plays 2B.

2. 16 team league i took over needs a 2nd SP keeper after keuchel. my own team has kazmir/teheran/j.ross as options. Is a.wood a big enough upgrade to ship out a hitter i’m not keeping (desmond/calhoun/kemp/carpenter, i already have stanton/pollock at OF as keepers, can’t keep 3 OF). the owner of pineda/thor/matz/rodon and some others is asking for one of my keepers to get one of them and i’m not moving stanton/dozier/rizzo/pollock/schwarber.

3. getting pretty screwed over lately in another 16 team roto dynasty with axford/tolleson/storen in my 3 RP slots. i had stashed giles going into this year too. drop storen for any of these (and clearly i’m ready to drop axford really quick too for kahnle or betancourt): vizcaino/hudson/chafin/kahnle/betancourt/lowe/other f-rod/o’flaherty/ or just go with awesome rate stats of romo/capps? just saves here. no holds. good news is it’s yahoo “daily-tomorrow” so i can act fast and grab even during a game for any change (like say axford being removed from save opp by betancourt or so).
4. this brings up a fun point. drop hudson to grab betancourt or kahnle in NL only where my closest thing to a closer is vizcaino/hudson?

Flowers misses his old glasses... he's ok tho
Flowers misses his old glasses... he's ok tho
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: where does a.wood slot into rodon/matz/thor/pineda for forever value? i’m guessing lower, but that one guy can only keep 2 pitchers and already has kershaw/stressbird AND those guys, and still wants hitter keepers to move them, and i’m not doing that. interesting you are on the o’flaherty side of him and other f-rod.

Great White North
Great White North
6 years ago

Over/Under on 8 HR in tonight’s Ubaldo vs Julio matchup in Baltimore?

Gareth
Gareth
6 years ago

Drew Storen.

What a waste.

F U Papelbon.

Steve
Steve
6 years ago

Lawrie, Addison, Kang – who’s the odd man out, ROS 14-team keeper?

Gareth
Gareth
6 years ago

Interesting tidbit.

David Murphy removed from the lineup tonight. Possible trade looming.

He’d be a nice platoon bat for someone.

Actually scratch that. It’s David Murphy. So not interesting.

Robert
Robert
6 years ago

For a utility spot: Schwarber or Duffy?

agarthered
agarthered
6 years ago

Wrote to you the other day Grey, but thoughts on Tomas?

Benched today, third time in last 7 days, drop for rios or rusney?

agarthered
agarthered
Reply to  agarthered
6 years ago

@agarthered: Also drop Motte for Mujica, or hold out?

Let Us Now Praise Famous Death Dwarves
Let Us Now Praise Famous Death Dwarves
6 years ago

gotta love mejia, whereas the other, richer guys likely go after more expensive ways due to not being able to be tested for yet (hey superfluous H, i found your receipt you left on a bar seat in STL, and it’s got a LOT of zeros dude!), the highest technology roids, this guy just says “F it, if they’re gonna catch me let em, i do what i want!”

Dior
Dior
6 years ago

Giles or mujica

slew
slew
6 years ago

Drugs kill, just ask Jenrry Mejia.

slew
slew
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: He got popped using PEDs again. 162 – game ban!

Yson
Yson
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

Drop storen for giles

Caesar
Caesar
6 years ago

Need pitching in a keeper league. Would you rather deal McCutchen for Kluber or Rendon for Lester?

Jack
Jack
6 years ago

According to Brendan Kennedy “Gibby said Sanchez & Osuna will share the 8th-9th inning roles, while Hawkins will join Schulz in 6th-7th spot.” I’m trying to position my H2H team for the playoffs because I have a big lead. Pick one of Giles, Osuna or the A’ closer (name him if you pick him) for the following 2 weeks in September. So it’s a closer for a team that might not win a game in the two week playoff OR a half time closer for a team that could win most of the games in the two weeks OR an unnamed closer for an average team with 1 more game during the 2 weeks. Here are their schedules:

Giles 12 games (3vWAS, [email protected], [email protected], [email protected])
Osuna 12 games ([email protected], 3vBOS, 3vNYY, 3vTB)
A’s closer 13 games ([email protected], [email protected], 3vTEX, 3vSF)

Jack
Jack
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: Thanks!! What do you think the chances are of Doolittle coming back to be the closer for the A’s in mid September?

Shin-Soo Choo Choo
Shin-Soo Choo Choo
6 years ago

12 team H2H keeper. I’m playing for this year.

I’ve got Gordon and Odor, Arenado and Bryant, and day-to-day half those guys are being benched due to lack of lineup slots.

There’s an owner with Santana and Pence.

Who/what would you offer for those two?

Thanks in advance.

Great White North
Great White North
6 years ago

Who is nobody talking about at closer that could emerge with a vengeance, like a hemorrhoid during a road trip in a Subaru, after the trade deadline?

Great White North
Great White North
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: Ohh, good answer. Sounds like what you apply to a rhoid, too.

Great White North
Great White North
Reply to  Great White North
6 years ago

@Great White North: Needs a little Benoit-ment

Great White North
Great White North
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: Another good one, but I have no corny Frasor jokes. (Place sad-face emoticon here)

Great White North
Great White North
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: He could be closing tonight! Coors tho…….

Great White North
Great White North
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: Lowe?

Jay_0321
Jay_0321
6 years ago

GreyGoose,

Need some feedback. Traded away my keeper Adam Vanilla Jones whom i’ve owned through the hayride, my first round, 6th round, Wade Miley, and Melkman for four years of no penalty Correa, two 13th rounders, Souza, Anibal, and Samardz. How’d I do? I think I did well…

Keepers going forward: Arenado, Correa, Cutch, E5, Dozier, Gomez, JD, Arrieta, and Gray.

Jay_0321
Jay_0321
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: Thanks! 1st rd in our league is overrated!

g$
g$
6 years ago

Pick two pence vs wily, odor vs capuano, arenado vs beeler

donny
donny
6 years ago

Best na pitcher to have in redraft league
Is it berrios?
Add smyly to DL spot or is he just streamer when he comes back

Let Us Now Praise Famous Death Dwarves
Let Us Now Praise Famous Death Dwarves
Reply to  donny
6 years ago

@donny: he’s been saying berrios for a while.

Scott
Scott
6 years ago

Not seeing the wisdom of starting Werth off against JoFer. For the Nationals as well as my fantasy team.

Mikey
Mikey
6 years ago

Add story and drop lindor?
Pick two ozuna,tucker,soler
Start shark @boston ?

Los Putos
Los Putos
6 years ago

1) Drop Sano, pick up either Corbin/Latos? (9 team, no IP limit)

Just got Rendon back.

2) Pick two outta Osuna, Giles or Mujica?

Thanks Gris.

mzyptlk
mzyptlk
6 years ago

Cesar vs Doubront or Desmond vs. Fernandez tonite?

Bostero111
Bostero111
6 years ago

Yo Grey!

It looks like Pabelbon is going to the Nats and of course I have Storen. Drop Storen and pick up Giles?

Hal Incandenza
Hal Incandenza
6 years ago

Howdy, Grey. In a 13 team redraft 6×6 with OPS and Holds, I offered an owner that has displayed previous interest in Dickerson the aforementioned CDick, Casilla, and Burns for Cain and Clippard. His decline mentioned that he would probably do it for CDick and Dee Gordon. I picked up Cesar when Dee was out, so I would stick with him at 2B if I move Gordon. Cain may be a decent upgrade for my RF spot. What say ye?

Current roster:

C Stephen Vogt, Oak 1B, C
1B Jose Abreu, CWS 1B
2B Dee Gordon*, Mia 2B
3B Nolan Arenado, Col 3B
SS Hanley Ramirez, Bos SS, LF
LF Yoenis Cespedes, Det LF
CF Matt Kemp, SD CF, LF, RF
RF Preston Tucker, Hou LF, RF
UTIL Corey Dickerson, Col LF
Bench Cesar Hernandez, Phi CF, 2B, SS
Bench Josh Reddick, Oak RF
Bench Billy Burns, Oak CF

P Drew Storen, Wsh RP
P Santiago Casilla, SF RP
P Junichi Tazawa, Bos RP
P Roberto Osuna, Tor SP, RP
P Brad Ziegler, Ari RP
P Jake Odorizzi, TB SP
P Jason Motte, ChC RP
P Rafael Soriano, ChC RP
P Jeremy Jeffress, Mil RP
Bench Jake Arrieta, ChC SP
Bench Carlos Carrasco, Cle SP, RP
Bench Danny Salazar, Cle SP
Bench Lance McCullers, Hou SP

Hal Incandenza
Hal Incandenza
Reply to  Hal Incandenza
6 years ago

@Hal Incandenza: Or I could counter with C.Dickerson and Gordon for Harper.

Hal Incandenza
Hal Incandenza
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: My C. Dickerson and D. Gordon for his L. Cain; I’m not sure if he would also include Clippard but assume so.

Hal Incandenza
Hal Incandenza
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: Cool, glad to get your opinion on the Cain version. I’ll try Harper first but suspect whether or not to do it for Cain Sugar! will be the ultimate decision. Thanks, hoss.

Geta White North
Geta White North
6 years ago

Werth worth anything?

Fred Garvin MP
Fred Garvin MP
6 years ago

Oh hullo, what’s that, Devon Travis leading off. Come all ye faithful.

Scott
Scott
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: I’m feeling joyful AND triumphant about his return.

Boom
Boom
6 years ago

Which side do you go with. I’m in need of pitching depth and am offering the following: Dickerson, Revere, and Eduardo Rodriguez for Shelby Miller and Cashner. My bench is Grichuk, Colabello, and Burns.

Thoughts?

Wheezy
Wheezy
6 years ago

Playing in a 10 team deep keeper league. First year incorporating keepers. Right now we are able to keep 4 players this year. Players that are kept will be taken a round earlier than the previous year. Numbers in parentheses are the round player will be taken next year. As of now I will be keeping Arenado (2), Wong (8), Correa (10), and JD Martinez (13).

I have received this trade offer from the last place team who wants a keeper in return (possibly 2 including Rendon (4))

Send JD Martinez, Anthony Rendon, Anibal Sanchez, and Collin McHugh
Receive Tulo, Cespedes, Hamels, Papelbon

Im concerned about Tulo playing on the turf and I would be losing value with the trade of Martinez. I have a couple other players worthy of keeping, although at a price more steep – Altuve (1), Puig (1). I could also opt to keep Schwarber (10) after picking him up off waivers (as I did with Correa).

Should I pull the trigger?

Chris
Chris
6 years ago

Hey Grey thanks for the info:

What side do you like?

Tyson Ross and Trumbo
for Kemp and Asdrubal Cabrera

Thanks

Hern
Hern
6 years ago

With Garcia coming off the DL to pitch tonight, am I dropping any of the following ROS?

CJ Wilson
Iwakuma
Buherle
Santana
Heston

Fred Garvin MP
Fred Garvin MP
Reply to  Hern
6 years ago

@Hern: Buehrle

Hern
Hern
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: Thank you gentlemen!

bossmanjunior333
bossmanjunior333
6 years ago

Pick 1 to start today:

Cespedes @ Odorizzi (sub .200 BA versus RHH this season but Yoenis has been hot lately)
Soler v Flande (pretty nuetral splits for both batter and pitcher)

bossmanjunior
bossmanjunior
Reply to  bossmanjunior333
6 years ago

@bossmanjunior333:

ooops…messed up the sn

john coakley
john coakley
6 years ago

I have hitting but little starting pitching to count on for the playoffs. Been offered Cueto for Kyle Seager. I have ARod and Arenado for my corners so i have my positions filled and can put a decent bench player in the utility spot. Cueto in the AL is scary but his bullpen is so much better now. Two of his three previous starts were worrisome. Seager on fire but few RBI opportunities for the M’s. What do do?

john coakley
john coakley
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

Thanks for the Take It recommend. I will …. but he is so anxious he sent another deal. I get Hanley Ramirez and Cueto for Seager and Liriano. Now which deal makes more sense? Thanks in advance.

Long Bawls
Long Bawls
6 years ago

Oh, and might not be better than what’s there, but for glossy term, how about “batlash”?

Slimbo
Slimbo
6 years ago

Hey grey

Keeper league which side do you like?

Reyes Cano
Or
Braun bogaerts

Hugman
Hugman
6 years ago

Zobrist to the Royals. Does this kill Dyson’s playing time?

Long Bawls
Long Bawls
6 years ago

1. Donaldson/Carrasco/Hosmer vs. 2. Carlos Martinez/J Upton/Carlos Gonzalez

I gotta take 1. even with the frustration and resentment, right? Especially if CarGo is traded from Coors…

Long Bawls
Long Bawls
Reply to  Grey
6 years ago

@Grey: Thanks! Backdate that a couple years, too.

los locos
los locos
6 years ago

At this time of the season, is Hendricks,Bauer, Latos, Fiers, Cashner all streaming options.

Also, who should be owned. Duda or Cron ROS?