Greg Holland was pulled after walking two guys in a row on Wednesday night. Every pitch was a ball, but he got one foul ball to make it nine pitches. Yoan Lopez came in to clean it up. The DBacks have said there’s not an injury, but it’s worth monitoring either way. Here are some other notes from this week…

This week, in honor of Roto-Wan’s new kid, let’s use Star Wars films as our tier heading this week. The force is strong with these top arms. Will they choose the Dark Side or the Jedi though?

Darth Vader

Closer Next Then Maybe So You’re Saying
There’s A Chance
Josh Hader Adrian Houser  Freddy Peralta
Kirby Yates Andres Munoz  Craig Stammen  Matt Strahm  Trey Wingenter
Brad Hand Nick Goody  Adam Cimber  Oliver Perez  Tyler Clippard

 

He has no real ‘lines’, but how can you go against a bot that helps instead of trolls on the internet. There when you need him, but don’t expect to have much of a conversation without a translator. How did Luke know how to talk droid?

R2D2

Closer Next Then Maybe So You’re Saying There’s A Chance
Aroldis Chapman Adam Ottavino  Zach Britton  Chad Green
Felipe Vazquez Kyle Crick  Keone Kela
Kenley Jansen Pedro Baez  Joe Kelly  Julio Urias
Roberto Osuna Ryan Pressly  Hector Rondon  Will Harris  Collin McHugh
Sean Doolittle Fernando Rodney  Wander Suero
Craig Kimbrel Steve Cishek  Pedro Strop  Brandon Kintzler
Liam Hendricks Yusmeiro Petit  Lou Trivino  Blake Treinen

 

An old friend that may turn on you, but is also a charismatic, smooth operator who shows up at the last second. And the Hahn back story film didn’t hurt his rep either.

Lando Calrissian

Closer Next Then Maybe So You’re Saying There’s A Chance
Edwin Diaz Seth Lugo
Ian Kennedy Jake Diekman  Tim Hill
Will Smith Sam Dyson  Reyes Moronta  Mark Melancon  Tony Watson
Shane Greene Joe Jimenez  Buck Farmer  Jose Cisnero
Alex Colome Kelvin Herrera  Jace Fry  Aaron Bummer
Taylor Rogers Ryne Harper  Trevor May  Tyler Duffey  Zack Littell
Ken Giles Daniel Hudson  David Phelps  Joe Biagini
Hector Neris Jose Alvarez  IL: David Robertson

 

It’s a crime that these insignificant, little creatures play such an important role in destroying the evil empire. They throw rocks and sticks and catch the empire completely unprepared. Sticks and stones over laser blasters and AT-ATs. GTFO…

Wicket/Ewoks

Closer Next Then Maybe So You’re Saying There’s A Chance
Luke Jackson Anthony Swarzak  Sean Newcomb  Chad Sobotka
Emilio Pagan Adam Kolarek  Colin Poche  Andrew Kittredge  IL: Diego Castillo
Hansel Robles Noe Ramirez  Cam Bedrosian  Ty Buttrey
Carlos Martinez John Gant  Andrew Miller  Giovanny Gallegos  John Brebbia
Raisel Iglesias Michael Lorenzen  David Hernandez  Jared Hughes  Amir Garrett
Chris Martin Jose Leclerc  IL: Shawn Kelley
Greg Holland Archie Bradley  Yoshihisa Hirano

 

Yes, I wrote this one in before I even finished my rankings. There’s no question who is the worst character in the entire Star Wars saga.

Jar Jar Binks

Closer Next Then Maybe
Mychal Givens Miguel Castro  Paul Fry
Wade Davis Scott Oberg  Carlos Estevez
Brandon Workman Matt Barnes  Colten Brewer  Nathan Eovaldi
Sergio Romo Nick Anderson  Austin Brice  IL: Austin Brice
Roenis Elias Anthony Bass  IL: Hunter Strickland
 
  1. B_Don

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    Additional note: Edwin Diaz got hit in the foot by a come-backer last night. X-rays were negative and the Mets are hoping he avoided any kind of serious injury, but there may be some vulture save opps while he heals up.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks, D_Bon

  2. Joe the Razzy Razzballer says:
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    Hey Donkey,

    Just wanted to say keep up the good work. I love reading your/grey’s posts, and sharing them with everyone i know thats NOT in my fantasy leagues!

    We have literally dubbed your site the “sneaksters” becasue you guys are so good and predict prospects and the like so far ahead of time that we CANNOT let other people know about you all!
    (I know that kills your business model, but look at what it says about your content!)

    6 years in and this site is still the king.

    -J

    • B_Don

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      I”m not Donkey Teeth, but have passed along your nice words to him. I’m sure he’ll show up in here eventually. It’s always that double edged sword of keeping the great advise/information to yourself and us wanting to grow the site. If you wanna help out, but you also want to be selfish, you should check out Rudy’s tools. They’re that extra gem that take out so much prep time.

      • Razzy razzballin says:
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        thats embarrassing… also maybe i have dyslexia! But your name is Don!!!! Always thought you were DT

        I love your content too man. Everything on here is gold

  3. Bob says:
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    How confident are you that it will be Munoz over Stammen when Yates is traded?

    • B_Don

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      I believe it’s likely a shared job if Yates gets moved. I put Munoz 1st because he’s nasty and has been untouchable since coming up. Stammen has gotten the opportunities during the season when Yates needed a break, but that was mostly without Munoz around. To answer your question directly, I’d say about 65% Munoz to 35% Stammen.

  4. Hepcat13 says:
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    Hendricks or Colome

    ROS Yahoo Roto 12 team

    Thanks!

    • B_Don

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      Hendriks

  5. steve stevenson says:
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    ROS saves (w/ Romo habing been traded already), Nick Anderson or Munoz?

    • B_Don

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      Go ahead and give me Anderson. Can’t believe somebody traded for Romo…

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