I’ve drafted my Razzball Commenter League team (last call for fantasy baseball — I’m saying that so it rhymes with alcohol), and now I’m ready for the season.  All those other drafts — like Tout, Friends & Family, Scout, yadda-whodoodie — are in the past.  They were prep for this draft.  This draft is the one that matters, because I’m going against, like, a thousand of youse.  And youse are the ones that matter.  Well, a few of youse matter more than a few of the other youse.  Just assume you are part of the favorable youse.  In this league was Tim McLeod from RotoRob, Mike Gianella from Baseball Prospectus, Dalton Del Don from Yahoo, and from Razzball:  Rudy, JayWrong, Big Magoo, Smokey, J-FoH, Tehol, Prospector Ralph, JB and yours truly.  All of these people make me very thankful (that it wasn’t an in-person draft).  I was drafting out of the twelve-hole (which is porn-speak for the right nostril), and I knew after all those preliminary drafts that I was finally going to take guys that I really, really wanted from my 2016 fantasy baseball rankings (clickbait, snitches!).  Well, until around the 5th round, then shizz went to hell.  Okay, enough hubbub on the tomfoolery, let’s get to it!  Anyway, here’s my RCL draft (5×5, roto, mixed league, 12 team, 5 OFs, etc.):

C: Travis d’Arnaud (21)
1B: Jose Abreu (2)
2B: Rougned Odor (8)
SS: Francisco Lindor (6)
3B: Nolan Arenado (1)
CI: Todd Frazier (4)
MI: Jonathan Villar (20)
OF: Gregory Polanco (3)
OF: Delino DeShizznit (7)
OF: Stephen Piscotty (12)
OF: Domingo Santana (16)
OF: Michael Saunders (19)
UTIL: Chris Colabello (24)
Bench: Brandon Moss (25)

P: Chris Archer (5)
P: A.J. Ramos (9)
P: Raisel Iglesias (10)
P: Yu Darvish (13)
P: Steve Cishek (14)
P: Michael Pineda (15)
P: Patrick Corbin (17)
P: Drew Smyly (18)
P: Drew Storen (11)
Bench: Kevin Siegrist (22)
Bench: Silvino Bracho (23)

I HAVEN’T SEEN REACHES LIKE YOUR DRAFT SINCE THE ADULT MOVIE, “JACK REACHER-AROUND.”

Jack Full of Hate was drafting before me, and it was like he was standing next to me looking at my queue and taking every guy I wanted.  But, if he were standing next to me, I’d still have an indentation in my carpet, so I know he wasn’t.  I can’ figure out how he knew all the guys I wanted.  Dot dot dot.  Oh, I know!  I’ve been publishing my rankings and all of my sleeper targets for the last three months.  I was ready to take Justin Upton with my 3rd pick…and J-FoH took him.  I was already to take Carrasco with my 5th pick…and J-FoH took him.  I was already to take Salazar with my 7th pick…and J-FoH took him.  I was already to take Khris Davis with my 11th pick…Oh, you get the idea.  It happened again with Steven Matz in the 15th round too.  Each round left me with my 2nd choice and invariably it forced me to reach a little.  Okay, a lot.  I went from liking Polanco in the 7th round to drafting him in the 3rd.  Oh.  *pauses to make Chicken Florentine*  Kay.

ARE YOU CONCERNED ABOUT YOUR PITCHING?  CAUSE IT LOOKS FLIM-FLAMSIE.

I’m concerned about every part of this team.  As much as I liked my Yahoo team, I don’t love this team.  Even Delino DeShizznit only brings a small eggplant emoji to my face here because I’m light on power and I don’t need DeShizznit, but I’ll be damned if I’m going to let needs come in the way of wants.  Maybe at some point I can trade Polanco to Smokey for power, or threaten Smokey with having to write fantasy soccer.  Oh, wait.  Listen (read), Archer is a legit 9+ K/9 guy, Raisel is a legit 9+ K/9 guy, Pineda has, like, a 0.0 BB/9, Smyly is appropriately named, Corbin could be an ace two years removed from TJ.  Shoot, one day anyone is removed from Tijuana and it’s a plus.  My pitching is not the issue; I don’t have power like I need.  (On a side note, I’ve already dropped Drew Storen after it was announced Osuna would be the closer.  Churn and burn, baby, churn and ya know.)

WHAT CAN YOU DO ABOUT YOUR POWER?  IS ALL HOPE LOST LIKE HOW I FEEL THIRTY SECONDS INTO EVERY EPISODE OF GIRLS?

I don’t think I’m necessarily up against it.  All of the speed guys I drafted do chip in some power.  Odor, Polanco, Villar, Lindor could all chip in at least ten homers each.  How much over ten homers each is the befuddling poopsie-doodle.  I think Piscotty could be Matt Carpenter in the outfield, Domingo could get 25 homers, Polanco could get twenty and Puigs could fly.  There’s question marks, leave me alone!

HEY, THERE’S SOME THINGS I DO LIKE ON THE HITTING AND– WHAT IN THE NAME OF JESUS ALOU HAPPENED TO THE END OF YOUR TEAM?

I used what I believe the Hitter-Tron will say about the games on Sunday for my last few picks.  Well, after the Hitter-Tron says, “Damn, your microwave is fine.”  Honestly, subjectively, intro sentencely, the last few picks on a 12-team or shallower league are not guys you’re going to hold very long, so I just went for guys that should play on Sunday.  If Brandon Moss doesn’t play, he’ll be dropped for the best guy available listed on that horny robot, Hitter-Tron.

LET’S NOT FORGET THAT YOU CAME IN 7TH OUT OF 1200 TEAMS LAST YEAR AND YOU ARE THE YARDSTICK BY WHICH WE MEASURE OURSELVES.

I’m no yardstick, I’m your ruler.

 
  1. Jim says:
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    It doesn’t look the best Grey. Talk me off the ledge too, I thought my last 12 man NFBC draft went horrible.

    C W Ramos 20
    C F Cervelli 25

    1B T Shaw 21- yikes
    2B B Dozier 7
    SS X Bogaerts 5
    3B M Machado 1

    OF – J Bautista 3
    OF – R Braun 6
    OF – A Eaton 10
    OF – K Davis 15
    OF – D Deshields 13

    CI – M Moustakas 12
    MI – T Story 19
    Util – E Enciarte 17

    SP – M Scherzer 2
    SP – N Syndergaard 4
    SP – S Matz 11
    SP – P Cordin 14
    SP – K Maeda 16
    SP – W Chen 18
    SP – V Velasquiz 22
    SP J Nicasio 24
    SP – E Volquez 28

    RP D Robertson 8
    RP A Ramos 9
    RP- L Gregerson 26

    Bench
    AJ Reed 23 – need him to be Miggy when he comes up to save this hitting
    A Lind 27
    C Beltran 29
    A Escobar 30

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      @Jim: I actully like your offense. A good mix of speed and power but with a few injury risks. Shae at first isn’t optimal (must remember to purchase 1b at auction) but he can be Plouffe like which isn’t terrible. Your MI game is strong and while I’m not too high on Xander due to lack of power and speed he suits your team well. His BA and counting stats will help as you have speed and power elsewhere.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Jim: Obviously you have to prayer your 1B works, the rest of the infield looks fine, don’t love your OF, kinda old and injury prone… Your pitching is great…Not my favorite team I’ve seen, but not awful

    • Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo says:
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      @Jim: yep, that’s what happens when you pick 4/9 of first 9 rounds pitchers.

  2. Ante GALIC says:
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    Grey!

    Great job on the draft. I got to say it, the elephant in the room is going to crush my lungs!

    a. How do you manage to stay fresh, new and so cool despite the fact that practically EVERYONE is biting your styles? Not easy, I must say. Everyone knows your next move so you have to reach? Is that it?

    b. To a large extent, everyone of us dotes on you. So in my league with 11 of your disciples…what can you do when you live in a shoe?

    c. I like the team. At the very least you didn’t draft Jesus Montero! Seriously, love Bracho and Siegrist. Hopefully Swan Oh doesn’t take the 8th INN. I was looking to draft Siegrist in THAT RCL but unfortch, I got AMiller.

    d. Have a nice weekend and to all Razzballers……

    PLEASE ENJOY THE START OF YOUR 2017 MLB SEASON THIS SUNDAY!!!

    Cheers,
    Ante

    • Ante GALIC says:
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      @Ante GALIC: oops, 2016! Enjoy 2017 as well but at a l8r date!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Ante GALIC: A. Ha B. Hard to say, since I don’t C. Thanks! D. You too!

      • Ante GALIC says:
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        @Grey: Grey!

        Thanks.

        IF Bracho makes it as CL in AZ then you have to name him Erin go Bragh-o (for MP who is on the Emerald Isle).

        Cheers,
        Ante

  3. Public Enemy#1 says:
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    Just completed my Main Event Draft in Vegas. Had the 13th pick. Whatchya Think? I think I came away a little slim on pitching but looks like a staff that could work with my decently stacked offense. 1,010 Runs, 260 HR, 975 RBI, 145 SB, .270 AVG, 3.50 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 1,375 K’s, 98 W, 88 SV was the upper 20% of each category in the Main Event from a season ago.

    Pierzynski
    Casali/Conger
    Miggy Cabrera
    Pedroia
    D Valencia
    Bogaerts
    Wright/Solarte
    Semien/B Holt
    G Stanton
    J Upton
    Eaton
    DeShields
    E Rosario/Rickard
    P Fielder

    Greinke
    Rodon
    Odorizzi
    McHugh
    J Ross
    Buchholz/RA Dickey

    Britton/O’Day
    Casilla
    A Miller

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Public Enemy#1: I wanna do the Main Event some time, how was it? Fun? I love your hitting, think your pitching is very light, don’t love a lot of your SPs really at all…

      • Public Enemy#1 says:
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        @Grey: The Main Event is a rush. You’ve got to do it in person though. It isn’t your typical ADP-Zombie draft. People have their convictions and they stick to them. TStory went 146 overall in my draft for instance. The guy with the #1 pick backed up Trout with Strasburg/Carrasco at the 2-3 turn. They went ahead of Harvey, JoFernandez, Price, etc. Some other notables were Conley, Gibson, and ASanchez all around 230-250 overall. Catchers flew off the board, as did closers.

        I knew you’d hate my SP’s. Even I question this group I’ve assembled. But I do feel pretty good about having a pen that’s going to kick ass with some great ratios and added K’s. Especially if AMiller pitches through his injury. Other guys will be starting the likes of Whip/ERA killers Rodney, Cishek, Hoover and low K guys such as Ziegler and Street while I’m rolling out 75-90 K upside in the form of Britton, AMiller, O’Day along with a middle of the pack vet in Casilla. My FAAB will be largely focused on starting pitching too.

  4. Dude says:
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    What is your take on Travis Shaw? Is he draftable in 12 team RCL ?

  5. Grey it shows you are human. And sometimes you want to hurt who ever took the players in your cue. But take it from me Grey two years in the joint ain’t worth making them pay. Trust me Grey I’m speaking from experience.
    Anyways I wanted Odor Lindor and Arenado. I didn’t get the kid from Colorado. Aside from that stay up player I gots faith in ya

    • Gray's Sports Amanac says:
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      @Dnut Eastwood: Patty: You see, Aunt Selma has this crazy obsession about not dying alone. So in desperation, she joined this prison pen-pal program. Her new sweetie’s a jailbird.
      Bart: Cool, he can teach us how to kill a man with a lunch tray.
      Marge: Now, now he’s an *ex*-convict. He’s paid his debt to society.

        • @Grey: i myself Grey was always taught to never judge a book by it’s cover. But looking at J-Hofs beard compared to the stash I would consider using Guerilla tactics if you where ever to act on J-Hof stealing your picks, That said I will forward my homies holding it down Grays Sport Amanac’s info there always looking for freaky new pen pals, they will love the hair

          • Grey

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            Haha

      • @Grey: come check out my new website I’m writing for guys it’s @excons only.com you don’t have to be an excon, just don’t ever admit it on the site or a date. i don’t need to elaborate why, right GREY

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          About that whole getting together in person thing…

  6. Sasquatch slugger says:
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    My RCL(Battamania) last night. After losing Odor I forgot completely about 2B and MI. I feel great about my team though. But the skill you guys (Grey and staff) have in daily managing is almost equal to adding a few more players on your team.
    What do you think:
    C Hundley
    1B Abreu
    2B Panik
    3B Arenado
    SS Semien
    MI Orlando Arcia
    CI Maikel Franko
    OF Cespedes
    OF Deshields
    OF Khris Davis
    OF Ozuna
    Of Souza
    UT Valencia
    – Hicks
    – Trea Turner

    deGrom
    Salazar
    T Walker
    Rodon
    Corbin
    D Robertson
    F Rodriguez
    D Hernandez
    Benoit
    S Dyson
    Thanks for all your work!

    • Sasquatch slugger says:
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      @Sasquatch slugger: Forgot to say I drafted out of the 11th hole.

      • Sasquatch slugger says:
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        @Sasquatch slugger: Bizzare to see Arenado go that late (11th) esp in RCL.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Sasquatch slugger: I like my team better but your pitching is better than mine, and the hitting isn’t awful… You can’t hold Arcia, Panik’s kinda bleh, your outfield is decent

  7. Summer is coming says:
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    what do you think of this team that I drafted last night ? By round 10, even the 24th ranked closers were gone. Instead of drafting guys like Colome in the 11th round, I loaded up on pitching. Try to trade for saves or wait ? I used my rp slots for the best available (Nicasio and Velasquez)

    12 man yahoo

    C – Castillo
    1b – freeman
    2b – cano (at pick 87)
    3b – Frazier
    Ss – Seager
    Of – betts
    Of – Stanton
    Of – Marte
    Util – belt
    Until – Dickerson
    Bench – k. Davis, schoop, lawrie
    Sps – carassco, Ross, Rodon, samrdzija, Carlos Martinez, severino, fires, kazmir
    Rps – Nicasio, Velasquez

  8. assy says:
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    You are the ruler, Grey, my man! Surprising amount of RPs, but hey, you gotta roll with the punches. “I don’t even want to talk about it, I don’t even want to talk about it! Everybody gonna say something! I’d be worried if they said nothing”

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @assy: Ha! Thanks!

  9. Glenn Halpern says:
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    Grey, i just had my draft last night – 10-team league with 3 keepers (mine were harvey, cain, frazier). its an all-grey team, i think. i won the league last year so i was feeling super loyal. how does it look?

    1. (9) José Abreu (CWS – 1B)
    2. (12) Starling Marte (Pit – OF)
    3. (29) Joey Votto (Cin – 1B)
    4. (32) Jason Heyward (ChC – OF)
    5. (49) Grégory Polanco (Pit – OF)
    6. (52) Maikel Franco (Phi – 3B)
    7. (69) Francisco Lindor (Cle – SS)
    8. (72) Brandon Belt (SF – 1B,OF)
    9. (89) Johnny Cueto (SF – SP)
    10. (92) Francisco Rodríguez (Det – RP)
    11. (109) Francisco Liriano (Pit – SP)
    12. (112) Carlos Rodon (CWS – SP)
    13. (129) Delino DeShields (Tex – OF)
    14. (132) Santiago Casilla (SF – RP)
    15. (149) Patrick Corbin (Ari – SP)
    16. (152) J.J. Hoover (Cin – RP)
    17. (169) Yan Gomes (Cle – C)
    18. (172) Jonathan Schoop (Bal – 2B)
    19. (189) Arodys Vizcaíno (Atl – RP)
    20. (192) Todd Frazier ? (CWS – 3B)
    21. (209) Marcus Semien (Oak – SS)
    22. (212) Lorenzo Cain ? (KC – OF)
    23. (229) Matt Harvey ? (NYM – SP)
    24. (232) Luis Severino (NYY – SP)
    25. (249) James McCann (Det – C)
    26. (252) Domingo Santana (Mil – OF)
    27. (269) Mike Leake (StL – SP)
    28. (272) Blake Swihart (Bos – C)
    29. (289) Matt Adams (StL – 1B)
    30. (292) Brandon Phillips (Cin – 2B)

    wasn’t planning to pick abreu in 1st round but then i saw he was your AL MVP choice. also, lots of 1st round players were kept my other teams – donaldson/rizzo/bryant/machado/correa/altuve/betts

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Glenn Halpern: MVP! MVP! MVP! Yeah, I don’t know, don’t put too much emphasis on that… I like your team, looks like a team I’d draft

  10. Grey if these guys were all in a bar fight who comes out looking the best 7×7 ops, Ks
    Wil Meyer, David peralta, Gerardo parra, K. Pillar and Carlos Gomez
    One guy has to go

    • Jay

      Jay says:
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      @Dnut Eastwood: Wouldn’t Carlos Gomez get injured walking into the bar?

      • The Great Knoche says:
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        @Jay: Wil Myers would break his wrist holding the door open

      • @<a href="#[email protected]Grey:HAHAHAHA you guys are the best friends I have, honestly. yeah I’m kinda of hoping for 450- 500 abs for Parra. And a cargo injury is always looming. Myers is a fragile. I love Peralta continuing and was Cargo 2.0 Gomez juicing. One bad year and they call you a sinner effed up

  11. bossmanjunior333 says:
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    1) Apparently the Indians are considering batting Lindor 3rd while Brantley is out. This is a boon for his value, right?

    2) In my OBP league, I currently have Mesoraco. However, Grandal is sitting on the waiver. If he is healthy and avoids the DL to start the year, should I switch to Grandal considering the greater OBP upside or hold?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @bossmanjunior333: For the two weeks until Brantley returns? Yeah, it’s fine 2) Sure

  12. Tigres says:
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    Grey! Next time we hear from you, there will be real live baseball! Thanks for all the great pre-season work.

    Polanco gonna shoot up the boards, by next year 3rd Rd not gonna feel like a reach. Surprised you got Delino. Ha ha, just kidding. Did my RCL last week, end result (pitching esp) also left me feeling kinda blech, but got Rizzo-Marte-Springer in first three – so really, everything after that is gonna be a’ight.

  13. Joe Shmoe says:
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    Hi Mr. Grey,
    Your Bracho pick had me wondering. Is he next up in the Arizona closer rolel? Ziegler on the outs? You going to share even more of what you know with the masses?

    Thank you for your insights!

    • Ante GALIC says:
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      @Joe Shmoe: Hey, Joe!

      Just my 0.02$….Bracho has to get past Ziegler (who had a terrible ST) and Clippard. If both fail and AZ is out of the playoffs by June again, maybe they put him in the CL role to see what they have and get rid of the decaying back end they have now. He and Zych could both be closers by June 15, book it now.

      Cheers,
      Ante

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Joe Shmoe: Bracho is behind Clippard, he’s an MR

  14. Mickey Maloney says:
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    Keep your head your head up, kiddo! I had my final draft of the season last night. I went in aiming for strong hitters, but think I ended up with stronger pitching. It’s a weird league…

    OPS, OBP, HR, RBI, Runs, SB and QS, Wins, ERA, WHIP, K’s, Saves.
    12 teams H2H

    Let me know what you think, fellas. Fire away!

    C Cervelli
    1B Rizzo
    2B Cano
    SS Story
    3B Seager
    OF McCutchen
    OF Heyward
    OF Choo
    U Belt
    U Piscotty

    SP DeGrom
    SP Salazar
    SP Tyson Ross
    SP Pineda
    SP Rodon
    SP Chen
    RP Jansen
    RP Bettances

    B Reddick
    B Kyle Gibson
    B Eovaldi
    B Descalfini
    B Boxberger

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Mickey Maloney: Thanks! I like your team a lot, I like it better than mine, you rascal!

  15. The Flayed Man says:
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    How does this team look? It was tiugh drafting with a farm. Not sure when to start drafting prospects. Managers were drafting young players and prospects real early. (Seager in 4th, Franco in 5th, Reed in 7th).

    I wanted to focus on pitching better considering we count QS but that didn’t happen.

    12 team 6×6 yahoo (OPS, QS, Saves + Holds) Keep 5 players 3 farm players

    C. Yasmani Grandal
    1B. Anthony Rizzo
    2B. Rougned Odor
    3B. Todd Frazier
    SS. Stalin Castro
    CI. Kyle Seager
    MI. Jonathan Scoop
    OF. J.D. Martinez
    OF. George Springer
    OF. Gregory Polanco
    OF. Delino DeShields
    UT. Brett Lawrie
    UT. Wil Myers
    BN. Trevor Story

    Carlos Carrasco
    Tyson Ross
    Steven Marz
    Taijuan Walker
    Drew Smyly
    Luis Severino
    Aaron Nola
    Juan Nicasio

    Dellin Betances
    Roberto Osuna
    Alex Colome
    Brad Boxberger
    Kevin Jepsen
    Shawn Kelley

    Farm:
    Orlando Arcia
    Jose Berrios
    Juan Urias
    Nomar Mazara
    Nick Williams

    • Grey

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      @The Flayed Man: The hitting looks solid, I like it a lot… Pitching is fine, a little upsidey

  16. Gus Pike says:
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    Be honest, you wrote this whole thing just for the “yardstick/ruler” line, didn’t you?

  17. Uno Mas Cerveza says:
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    I am going to have to rename the team I drafted last weekend “Grey’s all Stars” as it looks nearly identical to the team you drafted. I worry about Polanco…I trust your Arenado-like feelings for the guy but he has several flaws and now seems like an injury risk with the knee at the end of last year and now a shoulder problem. In Grey we trust…

    • Grey

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      @Uno Mas Cerveza: In a 12 team league it’s a marathon, so this is just the beginning

  18. Jbona3 says:
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    12 team H2H (with a whole bunch of categories beyond the normal 5 to 6 I don’t feel like listing out), I trade my Puig and Iglesias for his Miggy Cabrera and Shark. For context, we only start 4 SP and my other three are J-Fer, Carrasco, and Carlos Martinez. Thoughts?

  19. de nachos says:
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    There is no speech, nor are there words; Their voice is not heard. Their line has gone out through all the earth, And their utterances to the end of the world.

    “Wandy Rodriguez has been informed that he will not be on the Astros’ Opening Day roster.”

    • OaktownSteve says:
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      @de nachos:

      You are one of the best, Nachos. Always make me laugh.

      • de nachos says:
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        @OaktownSteve: did you put your Bold Predictions in the Predictions thread? (actually don’t say if you did…want to hoard your genius for myself)

        • OaktownSteve says:
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          @de nachos:

          I put some good stuff in the prediction thread. I have some bold predictions in addition to that stuff that may show up at some point.

  20. Jose Abreu says:
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    Can Jose Abreu hit lefties or not?

  21. TheMostInterestingMan says:
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    Grey, How does this team look? ESPN 12 Team, 6×6 (OPS and QS) and we count saves and holds. Auction draft:

    C: Nick Hundley
    1B: Anthony Rizzo
    2B: Daniel Murphy
    3B: Manny Machado
    SS: Francisco Lindor
    MI: Brett Lawrie
    CI: Albert Pujols
    OF: Justin Upton
    OF: Gregory Polanco
    OF: Yasiel Puig
    Delino DeShields
    OF: Gerardo Parra
    UTIL: Alex Gordon

    Bench: Nick Castellanos
    Bench: Melky Cabrera

    SP: Danny Salazar
    SP: Johnny Cueto
    SP: Jon Lester
    SP: Taijuan Walker
    SP: Jake Odorizzi
    SP: Andrew Heaney

    RP: Pat Neshek
    RP: Joaquin Benoit
    RP: Keone Kela
    RP: Joakim Soria
    RP: J.J. Hoover
    RP: Kevin Jepsen

    Bench: Jose Berrios

    • Grey

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      @TheMostInterestingMan: Punted saves, huh? Hitting looks exceptional, which is more than half the battle… I’d want a better pitching staff with QS

      • TheMostInterestingMan says:
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        @Grey: Thanks. Glad I just re-upped my SON subscription.

  22. Joe says:
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    I’ve been a long time reader, but I’ve also suspected one or two guys in my league secretly read Razzball too because they mimic my drafting. Well, this year they didn’t and I was able to mostly draft guys on the Greydar. This may be my Greyest team yet! What say you?

    12-team, 10-cat, H2H daily mixed league (redraft)

    C – Ramos, 1B – Abreu, 2B – Odor, SS – Machado, 3B – Frazier, OF – Martinez, Heyward, Belt, Util – DeShields, Bench – Pederson

    SP – Carrasco, Richards, Corbin, Smyly, J-Zim (he fell a lot), Kazmir, Gausman, Wood
    RP – Chapman, Rondon, Cishek, Rodney (got them all relatively late and cheap)

    • Grey

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      @Joe: Those bastards! I like your team — DeShizznit! — I think the pitching is decent, but once we get to J-Zim — blech. The hitting is solid

  23. OaktownSteve says:
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    This could be your finest hour, Albrito. You’ll be the Buttermaker to those Tanners, Ogilves, Engelberts and one estranged daughter potentially in need of a bra soon.

    Check out my predictions in yesterdays thread if you get a chance. Brought up a couple of interesting players.

    • de nachos says:
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      @OaktownSteve: AH I missed this before I posted above.

      • mauledbypandas says:
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        @de nachos: i must have missed your predictions nachocha

        • de nachos says:
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          @mauledbypandas: mine would be about as accurate as Kenyon’s but with 99% more Phillies

      • OaktownSteve says:
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        @Grey:

        You might not be a believer, it’s a flier, but I really wanted to pull a guy out who absolutely nobody is talking about and have some legitimate reasons why he might succeed. That’s a sleeper to me. And in the age of the interwebs, it’s hard to do. Not saying he’s a must own. But I’d give him a spin in deep/only.

        • mauledbypandas says:
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          @OaktownSteve: but I thought Corey Seager was a sleeper!!

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            @mauledbypandas:

            exactly. Say hi to Aunt Edna.

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          @OaktownSteve: Didn’t say a non-believer, interesting take… Hanley is interesting as well to me, I enjoyed owning him last year until June, but I think he can’t stay on the field, even at 1B

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            @Grey:

            I know you love velo.