Give me a buy, a bouncy buy!  Wait, might have my Martin Short characters mixed up.  *Googling*  Damn, that was from his Irving Berlin.  Jackie Rogers Jr. didn’t have much of a catchphrase.  Last Saturday, JBJ was sworn in as the hottest schmotato in the land as Jackie O., his mother and who he was named after, held the Bible.  After the ceremony, JBJ stated, “Compared to taking a free pass, hitting is a cakewalk.”  Then he high-fived himself.  Jackie Bradley Jr.  is more or less a hot platoon player, but Cousin Sizzlechest is about as hot as they come right now.  JBJ will cool off at some point, he strikes out a bit too much, but he’s worth owning in all leagues where you’re hurting for that little extra spark.  Plus, to get JBJ on your team, you don’t need the assistance of the Cubans, the FBI, Frank Sinatra, Joe Pesci in a bad wig, a vast right wing conspiracy, Joe DiMaggio and some dude named Zapruder.  Anyway, here’s some more players to Buy or Sell this week in fantasy baseball:

BUY

Carlos Beltran – I’ve never seen The Walking Dead, but if it’s anything like watching the Yankees, I’ve seen it.

Gregor Blanco – Are you white or are you Greg?  In that question, lies the answers to the universe.

Khris Davis – You know how we do about this time!  Funky record scratch, split twerk by yours truly.  Dot dot dot.  This time following Davis hitting two homers in a game.  We add him.  Hurry, if you wait a few days, we’ll already be on the ‘dropping Davis’ time.

Marcell Ozuna – OZUNA get in Buy.  OZUNA proud of accomplishment.  OZUNA set eyes on next accomplishment, learning what word ‘accomplishment’ mean.

Byron Buxton – I just gave you my Byron Buxton fantasy.  It came with a can of wipe ass.  The can had a typo.

Travis d’Arnaud – The last two weeks it was where’s the boeuf, Welington, and before that it was Francisco Cervix, then it was OBPwulf, then it was Uncle Fester Mesoraco for one week that we’ll never talk about again, then…Well, you get the picture.  It’s a revolving door of craptacular catchers.

Greg Bird – It’s a Greg Bird, it’s a plane, it’s Greg Bird in a plane flying with the Yankees team.  Okay, so it’s not that catchy.  I already gave you my Greg Bird fantasy.  It was written while listening to Roxette.

Travis Shaw – I just gave you my Travis Shaw fantasy too.  That was written without the letter B.

Hector Olivera – Hayzeus Cristo, I’ve written about all of these guys in the past week in, like, depth, doode.  Here’s my Hector Olivera fantasy.  It had a little extra stank put on it.

Mark Canha – Yay, a new guy!  Um, yay, Mark Canha?  Okay, so there is a reason I didn’t write much about Canha, because Canha.   Think that’s funny?  Well, you Canhahahahaha.

Danny Valencia – This guy is so iffy I’m not sure if he’s even hot anymore and he was just hot yesterday.  That’s a quick reversal of fortune.  Don’t like it?  You can von Bulow me.

Brock Holt – Finally, someone who doesn’t have 1st base eligibility…Okay, maybe he does, but you should own him and not play him at 1st base.  Unless you like losing.  If you like losing, I’m gonna have a real hard time helping you.

Derek Dietrich – Looks like Dietrich is ready for his closeup.  Okay, wrong old-timey actress, but we’re talking about old actresses so who cares.  *phone rings*  Hello?  Debra Winger?  Listen, I’m sorry.

Jonathan Schoop – Who, honestly, doesn’t like Schoop?  A show of hands.  *looks around*  Looks like no one.  Perfect.  Okay, okay, technically, I can’t see your hands because this is over the internet.  No, I don’t want to Skype!  Please!

Stephen Piscotty – I’ve been touting him since the day before he was called up.  What’s it gonna take for you to react?  Piscotty doesn’t know!

Darnell Sweeney – Here’s what I said the other day on Sweeney, “Traded to the Phils and immediately called up.  Ruin does seem to be the type to open all his presents Christmas morning and get bored of them by nightfall, except the Rubik’s Cube which he just breaks with a hammer.  In Triple-A, Sweeney had nine homers and 32 steals.  Oh.  I mean, OH!  That’s nice.  He could be a guy without a lot of real life pub that produces nice fantasy numbers.  I grabbed him in one NL-Only league just to see what he can do.”  And that’s me quoting me!

Aaron Altherr – In a complicated world that is at times unkind, I’m happy to report one of us in this big ol’ snow globe we call earth has things figured out in the difficult labor of love we call “naming our fantasy team.”  The rapper, Chingy, finally named his team, I Like The Way You Do That Altherr, Altherr.  I don’t know Altherr’s playing time, but he’ll likely play and has speed and power with no average.

Wilmer Flores – This is more of a Hitter-Tron call, like the call the Hitter-Tron made to Jiffy Lube and asked them to put on “an oiled-up exhaust system.”

Odubel Herrera – At one point this week, he was hitting third.  Not to laugh, but to ruminate on how bad the Phillies are.

Chris Bassitt – You think when Pomeranz relieves Bassitt the A’s PA announcer will play, “Who Let The Dogs Out?”  Meh, who am I kidding, in Oaktown they only play Mac Dre.

Raisel Iglesias – I don’t hate “Raise the Church,” but this is more of a Stream-o-Nator pick than anything else.

Junichi Tazawa – Sometimes when the sushi chefs say to me in chorus their hellos in their very distinctive way, I say back, “Junichi Tazawa.”  You know what I never say, “Jean Machi.”  Should’ve known to not trust a guy that sounds like a 85-year-old woman.

Drew Pomeranz – The only reliever in the A’s pen that looks decent is Pomeranz, and, as his name implies, he’s not exactly ferocious coming out of the pen.

Bruce Rondon – I wouldn’t be shocked if Rondon yields to Alex Wilson occasionally for a save. i.e., if saves were women, Bruce is no Rondon Juan.

Kevin Jepsen – Still tough to say on this shituation.  Perkins could get saves again starting tomorrow or he could be out for a few weeks if his neck doesn’t respond to its olestra injections.  Actually, I have no idea what they injected in his neck, but that’s what I would’ve injected.  You know how to inoculate against a disease they inject them with a small amount of it?  Well, olestra causes runs, so to block a pitcher from giving up runs…Frank Voila!  Grey Albright’s School of Medicine!

SELL

Jonathan Lucroy – Since this might be the last time I get a chance to say it, someone in Tout Wars drafted Lucroy in the 2nd round!  I don’t even remember who it was anymore it was so long ago, but that will never get old.  I guess the one defense that can be said for this ‘pert is he also grabbed Schwarber off of waivers.  Granted, he spent $96 of his $100 in FAAB, which guaranteed he couldn’t make anymore moves all year, and Schwarber was sent down right after he won that bid, but he held him, so it’s not all CLEF with them.  (CLEF = Crazy Lunatic Eats with Feet.)

Ryan Zimmerman – I know, I know, he could win the MVP.  It’s still early!  But winning the MVP is long term, I bet you can do better than Zimmerman in the short term.

Hunter Pence – This is an easy drop, he’s injured.  *drops Pence, Pence gets inches from the ground, spreads his wings, flaps up and flies towards the sunset*  Whoa.

Anthony Rendon – The Nats didn’t even play him in the majority of games in Coors.  “Alex, is that a reason Rendon is diaper doodie?”  Yes, another Jeopardy grand championship for me!  I could see holding Rendon in most deeper mixed leagues, but I’m thisclose to moving on in a 12-team league, and likely should’ve five months ago.  *opens The Grey Times newspaper, turns to obit section*  Rendon, you are dead to me!

 
  1. booya says:
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    Ozuna or Duda ROS?
    How bout for next year?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Duda in Coors

    • Slimbo says:
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      @booya:

      I ruined 420 with post 421

      Keeper league with 14 keepers with 2 na keepers

      who will help me more this year with the number one waiver claim Turner or olivera

      I think it’s Olivera but is turners longterm value just to good to pass up?

      Current team is Schwarber, abreu, Cano, Davis, Duffy, Dozier, Bautista, Betts, Peralta, Marte, Frazier, Fielder, Brantley, Reyes, Rendon

      Kluber, Scherzer, Bumgarner, Zimmerman, Martinez

  2. Heatcheck3 says:
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    Trea Turner fantasy?

  3. heen says:
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    Drop Buxton,Wong,odor,rendon,khris Davis, streaming Daniel Murphy in Colorado

    For rusney,Jackie bradley , piscotty, shaw, ozuna, Beltran

    8 team h2h

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh, do you have to?

  4. TheBravesWearPrado says:
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    Nats called up Trea Turner. Actionable move? Of course he’s not in Yahoo’s player pool.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure, worth a flyer

  5. The Commisioner of the Fantasy Overlord Defamation League says:
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    Hey Grey, who’s to own at the hot corner going forward, Plouffe or Olivera? I had Franco and my heart hurts, but I think I’ll live. Let me know. Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Olivera

  6. Dangerfield51 says:
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    Eaton, Melky or Choo. Drop which one to pick up Ozuna.
    Thanks. Have a great weekend.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Choo

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You too!

  7. Brushback Changeup says:
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    Just saw that Trea Turner called up, has to mean less PT for Rendon. Buh-bye.

    The William B. Show has to be one of the best bits from SCTV. Short did adapt the Cohen character into JRJ, easy to confuse decades later.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, good call

  8. Scott says:
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    An embarrassment of buy-riches. But if I’m going for homers, which I am, I choose Schoop, Ozuna, Davis and Beltran. Did I miss anyone?

  9. JvanSlyke says:
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    Nice write up Grey

    So my of is Calhoun, Eaton and mcutchen. I have peralta on my bench who I sit vs lefties but play on occasion that the above guys have a tough matchup. Do I drop peralta, Calhoun or Earon for Bradley or Ozuna?

    Thanks!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Eaton for Ozuna if you want power

  10. Homer at the Bat says:
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    Would you drop Wieters/Caleb Joseph in order to pick up Yan Gomes and OZUNA? My gut is yes, but then again, it could just be a wonky tuna sammich talking in there.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha… Yup

  11. Lincecuminmypants says:
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    As someone who just picked him up in one league and is considering him on another, the d’Arnaud love is a bit perplexing. Dood is 7/34 over the last two weeks with two dongs. Is there any particluar reason beyond the Coors factor this weekend that warrants dropping Cervelli or the like?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not much

      • Lincecuminmypants says:
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        @Grey: Ok. Thanks for the response.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  12. Dr. Kenneth Noisewater says:
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    Hola Grey! Keep forever….Sano or Joc?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Noisewater! Sano

      • Dr. Kenneth Noisewater says:
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        That’s what I thought too, needed that affirmation like a spoiled, ginger-haired teenage junkie desperate for a parent’s love.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’m here for you Noisewater

  13. SO says:
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    Redraft, drop 1.

    Vmart, joc, beltre

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Joc

  14. PhilOssieB says:
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    Hey Grey, is the Asdrubal schmotatoing over? Keep or drop for Dietrich? Cheers.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Go with Dietrich

  15. RicoSuave says:
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    Ozuna, K. Davis, Joc P., Beltran or Piscotty Top two please…
    thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ozuna, Davis

  16. ashtray says:
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    Trea Turner’s AAA stat line doesn’t seem too exciting. No power and a 20% K rate? Are you buying in at all or leaving him where he is?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah, he won’t play every day unless he gets hot immediately

      • Great White North says:
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        How about Santa Domingo, or Domingo Santana, whatever they call him in Beerville.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Love him, not sure of his playing time though… Assuming he plays

  17. Hakuna Machado says:
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    Happy Friday, Grey! Who’s the drop? Mat Latos/Alex Wood/Derek Holland? Also, ROS Jed Lowrie or Brock Holt as a bench bat? Enjoy the weekend.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      All of them? Latos… Holt

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You too!

  18. J-FOH says:
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    Jackie Bradley Ownassis?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Don’t one up Rudy

      • J-FOH says:
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        @Grey: hey…I was trying to be a team player

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’ll let you explain it to Rudy

          • J-FOH

            J-FOH says:
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            @Grey: I can see spring training 2016 now, we’ll call it: Razz Trek II – The Wrath of Rudy

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Wrath on you, we’re good

              • J-FOH

                J-FOH says:
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                @Grey: I think me and the rud dog will be ok

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Keep telling yourself that

                  • J-FOH

                    J-FOH says:
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                    @Grey: he loves me…okay likes….maybe tolerates

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Maybe

                    • J-FOH

                      J-FOH says:
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                      are you trying to put a wedge between me and rudy? Is NY turning you evil

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Just dropping truth

                    • J-FOH

                      J-FOH says:
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                      evil grey

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Grey “The Truth” Albright

                    • J-FOH

                      J-FOH says:
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                      your wrestling name?

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      MMA

                    • J-FOH

                      J-FOH says:
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                      I dont even want to know what MMA stands for because with you it ain’t mixed martial arts

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Mixed martial what?

  19. Robert says:
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    Soler or OZUNA?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ozuna

  20. Cafuné

    Maxi says:
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    I was able to trade Rendon and Hanley 9 days ago (before Hanley sat on his ass for a week straight) for Sano, Granderson and Salazar.

    Last 7 Days:
    Sano: 6R, 3HR, 7RBI, 1SB, 1.019 OPS
    Granderson: 3R, 2HR, 3RBI, .785 OPS

    Hanley: 1R, .321 OPS
    Rendon: 0 counting stats, .286 OPS

    let’s just say Salazar was the icing on the top :D

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wow, nice

  21. rage says:
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    puig or ozuna?

    safe to drop jepsen or hold him longer?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ozuna… I’d hold Jepsen

  22. Jaymz says:
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    Nice Buy/Sell Grey.

    Do you like any of Karns, Nola, Velasquez, Heaney, Chavez, J Ross, Corbin or Berrios for 2016 (shallow leagues)?

    Huge help here, thanks man!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! They’re streamers… Karns

  23. RicoSuave says:
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    Is it worth grabbing Medlen? He’s starting on Monday… taking Guthrie’s spot.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No way

      • Ra'zbahl Al Ghul says:
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        @Grey: beautiful

  24. jack florida says:
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    would you rather have ozuna or castillo in a dynasty 12 team roto, very large rosters?

    as usual thanks for the help

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ozuna

  25. CodoRush says:
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    I just dropped Rendon. I have never felt a sense of relief like this before. Like passing a giant kidney stone.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      That’s the best feeling

      • hondo says:
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        @Grey: I took a huge Puig the other day.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha!

    • Let Us Now Praise Famous Death Dwarves says:
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      @CodoRush: meanwhile i just added him in probably the same size league you dropped him in and i’m liking it too.

  26. Steve says:
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    Blanco or Revere ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gregor

  27. John says:
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    Roto league, keeper, would you keep Rendon over Madison? I just can keep a few and this is my last decision to take. I’m keeping Max Scherzer too and 3 bats.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Madison?

      • John says:
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        @Grey:

        Bumgarner lol, sorry.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Bum over Rendon

  28. Matt says:
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    Ozuna or Carlos Gomez ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gomez

  29. crock says:
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    Khris Davis or Travis Shaw?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Davis

  30. Slim Nincompoop says:
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    Good to see/read you Grey. I had a premonition last night of you taking a train to Bristol. Sigh.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      To wrestle? I’m in the City today…

    • Slim Nincompoop says:
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      @Slim Nincompoop: Perhaps it was the Lidocaine from the dentist. Happy Friday!

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        You too, ‘poop!

  31. Gabe says:
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    Keep league. Which two are you keeping

    Sano, Adam jones, soler, Lorenzo Cain, rendon

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sano, Jones

      • hmm says:
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        @Grey: Who would you want after those two? I might not be able to get sano.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          From what two?

  32. J-FOH

    J-FOH says:
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    Domingo Santana arrives, do we have the second coming of Baez?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      That would be so sweet for one of my teams

      • J-FOH

        J-FOH says:
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        @Grey: I grabbed him in every league Im still playing in

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah big fan

        • Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey says:
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          @J-FOH: you quit the others?

  33. hankg says:
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    Looking for speed upgrade:

    Drop either Calhoun or Bruce for Polanco, Fowler or Castillo?

    Drop C. Hernandez or Alvarez (or both) for Herrera or Lindor? (Could play Xander at 3B to replace Alvarez).

    Thanks so much!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Alvarez for Odubel

      • hankg says:
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        @Grey: Thanks Grey. Odubel is currently on waivers through weekend. In the meantime would you replace Alvarez with either Lindor or Alexei Ramirez? Thanks again.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Lindor

  34. Dommattingly says:
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    Would you drop Hendricks or Quintana for Pomeranz?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hendricks

  35. Greta White North says:
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    Ohhh I love it when Carlos Gomez hits it in the two-hole.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

  36. ROTO OVERLORD says:
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    Does Wainright have any keeper value ? If my team craps out it could be time to rebuild, trying to have as many options open as I can…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      In deep leagues, but I wouldn’t say he’s a top 100 keeper

      • ROTO OVERLORD says:
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        @Grey: Where do you see Buxton CMART and Carrasco ranking for next season? DO you do fantasy football also?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I don’t know football… Carrasco, Mart top 20 SPs… Buxton top 40 OF depends on his final month

          • ROTO OVERLORD says:
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            @Grey: where is the MC thread

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              I haven’t watched

            • ROTO OVERLORD says:
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              @ROTO OVERLORD: would you keep dickerson over buxton? Im just so scorned by him this year

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Meh, prolly not, but it’s a long way from then

                • ROTO OVERLORD says:
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                  @Grey: Why is there no shirt in the store of your photo icon? NEED IT

                  • Grey

                    Grey says:
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                    Working on it, RO

  37. Jaymz says:
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    Thanks Grey..

    I luckily can afford to have a ton of free roster space and trying to decide on batters to keep/dump for 2016 (10-team mixed keeper league)

    Do you like any of Domingo Santana, Piscotty, Grichuk, Avisail, T Shaw, G Bird, Hicks, Cesar, and/or Odubel? I like them all except unsure about Bird. Don’t want schmotatoes of course.

    Again, thanks a ton. I recommend your website to every baseball fan I know.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! I like them all to varying degrees

  38. Gareth says:
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    Pick 3 of these starters for tomorrow:

    Rodon @ Seattle versus Nova
    Estrada @ Angels versus Heaney
    Tillman @home versus Minnesota Gibson
    Erasmo Ramirez @ Oakland versus Gray
    Haren @home versus Braves Perez

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rodon, Tillman, Erasmo

  39. Phil says:
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    What are your thoughts for Rendon in a keeper league? Just talk this year up to injuries and call it a bad year or was a last year a fluke? His injury history is scaring me.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I think he can be fine next year but at a steep discount

  40. Biznass says:
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    Lesnar or Undertaker on Sunday?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Any doubt? Undertaker

  41. Chris says:
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    Thanks for the info Grey!

    I have Strasburg and Ross in my rotation and Fister on my bench. Would you drop Fister for Domingo Santana. Nervous to get rid of Fister in fear of Strasburg getting hurt or Ross getting sent down. Fister hasn’t exactly killed it this year though.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I would lose Fister for him

  42. Oranje says:
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    With Byrd being traded to the Giants should I still start him over Inciarte? Will Byrd start regularly in SF?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure, but they bring different things

      • Oranje says:
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        @Grey: I need power more than I need runs. I am just worried about playing time for Byrd. Should I be?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I wouldn’t be worried yet, give it a couple of days

  43. ebudz says:
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    Ha Grey I don’t know why I laughed so much at the revolving door of craptacular catchers line!

    On that note though, I just booted R. Martin out the door last week for Wellington Castillo but now I’m wondering if I should let him go for any of: Molina, Lucroy, Norris, Wieters, d’Arnaud, Gomes, Ramos, C. Joseph, Realmuto, Montero..

    ESPN 10 Team H2H Points:
    Hitter Scoring: HIT (+1), RUN (+1), RBI (+1), 1B (+1), 2B (+1), 3B (+2), HR (+3), BB (+1) SB (+1)

    (1) C: W. Castillo
    (1) 1B: Rizzo
    (1) 2B: Forsythe
    (1) SS: Reyes
    (1) 3B: Donaldson
    (3) OF: Trout, Marte, JD Martinez
    (1) UT: Kemp

    I never realized streaming catchers was a thing since I owned Martin all year until he hit a wall it seemed…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, lose him for D’Arnaud

      • ebudz says:
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        @Grey: Word, thanks again Grey!

        Now a questions on my pitching if you don’t mind:

        Pitcher Scoring: WIN (+3), LOSS (-3), IP (+3), K (+1), BB (-1), SAVE (+3), ER (-2), HIT (-1), NH (+10) PF (+15)

        (4) SP: Scherzer, Lynn, Syndergaard, J. Garcia
        (3) RP: Chapman, Kimbrel, K. Jansen
        Bench: (Corbin, T. Ross, Teheran, Gausman, Rodon)

        Up by 40 points now but my opponent still has Wacha, Richards, and DeSclafani starting over the weekend while I only have Rodon @SEA (15.5) tomorrow and Gausman vs. MIN (13.8) on Sunday.

        I’m debating if it’s worth dropping anyone for one of the following streams these next couple days, if any?:

        8/22
        J. Ross vs. MIL (7.5)
        Tillman @KC (2.5)
        E. Ramirez @OAK (-8.8)

        8/23
        T. Walker vs. CHW (25.7)
        R. Iglesias vs. ARI (11.8)
        Nola @MIA (4.1)

        Here are my guys on the bubble and their next starts:

        Teheran vs. COL (13.8), vs. NYY (6.4)
        Corbin vs. STL (9.8), vs. OAK (12.9)
        Garcia @ARI (-4.2)
        T. Ross @WAS (-1.5)
        Rodon @SEA (15.5), SEA (14.7)

        Other notable dudes in FA include: Bassitt (just dropped for Rodon), McHugh, Hendricks, Rubby, Smyly, Leake, Chavez, Morton, Weaver .. Yes mostly streamers but if anyone of them are worth owning over anyone else, let me know please!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Corbin for Walker, but only use if you need

  44. hondo says:
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    I’ve got Bassit and Smyly.I’m kind of hoping Smyly can replace CMart if he gets shut down,Bassit is just hanging around after his good start @BAL,since SON gives him 30 innings(including tonight).I was going to drop him for Gausman,but Yahoo uncharacteristically took Harrison off the DL in what had have been less than an hour after he was activated and caught me with my pants down(not in a good way).

    Would you start either,neither or both with 10-15 MPH blowing out to center @ OAK?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Both

      • hondo says:
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        @Grey: Thanks.I need the IP’s and some K’s but the wind had me on the fence.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I hear ya… They’re not necessarily safe

          • hondo says:
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            @Grey: Even without the wind.

            I think I’m a little gun shy after Corbin last night.Both his innings ended on a throwout of an aggressive base runner or else it would have been a lot worse,which is a scary thought.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, if you can’t stomach, stay away

  45. hondo says:
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    Yunel got banged up and they brought in Espinosa instead of Trea.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wacky

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Maybe he’s not with the team yet

      • hondo says:
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        @Grey: He is in the dugout.I bet his heart was pounding.Maybe Matt decided to be smart and let him get used to the idea instead of tossing him into the fire.
        Wait,Matt smart? He probably forgot he was on the team and that they have a new batboy.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha… Yeah they should’ve thrown him in there

  46. Grey. who would you stream in a points league for tomorrow if your searching for QS, W, K’s; Estrada @ LAA (Heaney), Jungmann @ WSH (Joe Ross) or Rodon @ SEA (Nuno)? Maybe I should wait for Saturday or Sunday? I have 2 acquisitions I can use today, tomorrow or Sunday. Also, best RP/SP in a pts. league, please rank ROS: Colin Rea, Chris Rusin, Chris Bassitt, Erasmo Ramirez & Robbie Ray. Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rodon… Erasmo, Bassitt, Ray

  47. Dommattingly says:
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    I have one move left for the week. I have Pomeranz and Castillo as movable pieces. could use saves and offensive stats. Do I drop Pom for Doolittle or Coghlan? or, Castillo for the same and go catcherless for two days? Or, do I waive one for Ozuna? Hope that makes sense! I really owe you a Margarita! Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Why would you drop Pom if you need saves?

      • Dommattingly says:
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        @Grey: Doolittle taking over?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Maybe, but he’s not the closer right now

  48. Malicious Phenom says:
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    Hey Man, I have Travis D,

    Grandal was just dropped in my keep forever league..

    Worth a pickup, carry 2 C’s??

    I like that Grandal has 1B eligibility..

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I wouldn’t own two catchers

  49. chris says:
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    Carlos rodon or Jimmy Nelson. H2h pts league.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nelson

  50. Pugs & Slugs says:
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    Trea or Espinosa if Escobar misses time? I’ve gotta find someone with SS eligibility for when Kang gets rest now that Harrison and Mercer are back.

    Are you done with Wily in NL only? Maybe look at a newbie like Eickoff (someone with control).

    I appreciate your thoughts.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Trea… Yeah, I hate Wily…he’s so useless…

      • Pugs & Slugs says:
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        @Grey: True Dat for Wily. Watch him throw a gem next week @ CLE. No way I would start him. I play the two juggernauts beginning next week. The first guy has Kershaw, deGrom, and Liriano NL-Only. I just lost Heston too. I’m toast.
        Thanks!!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

        • Let Us Now Praise Famous Death Dwarves says:
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          @Pugs & Slugs: heston will be back soon i wouldn’t drop him in NL only.

  51. J-FOH says:
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    DOMINGO!!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Damn, he’s on my bench

      • J-FOH says:
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        @Grey: what league did you grab him…cause I know it aint perts

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’ve owned him since March… Drafted him in NFBC

          • J-FOH says:
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            @Grey: love the deep league payoff. My second year ever playing, I won a 20 team huge rosters small bench league and it was a rush when my late picks turned out to be bad asses. I want in on this NFBC next year

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, you should do the NFBC with us… It’s a pain in the ass though when you lose guys and there’s no waivers…

              • J-FOH says:
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                @Grey: will be interesting to see how people draft it next year considering how many guys got called up this year and produced.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Meh, don’t think it would change for next year… People overdraft prospects as it is…

                  • J-FOH says:
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                    @Grey: gotcha, I figured they did already but thinking they will even more. I’ll find out next year

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Yeah, could, I guess… Ask the guy sitting on Corey Seager since March if he’s excited about rookies

                    • J-FOH

                      J-FOH says:
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                      I wouldn’t expect anything less from you

  52. Cram It says:
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    Cespedes yard! For
    The rest of us. Told you Grey.
    No worries. Metsies!

    Worst Haiku ever? The Hawaiian beer is rubbing off.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ah, that’s a beautiful thing!

  53. J-Money says:
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    12 team OPS league – Tied for first, two in the midst of a first round two week bye.

    C – Swihart
    1B – Rizzo
    2B – Wong
    3B – Arenado
    SS – Hanley
    2B /SS – Lindor
    1B/3B – Belt
    OF – Upton, Brantley, Parra, Soler, K. Davis, Ozuna
    Util – J. Turner
    SP – Arrieta, Carrasco, Salazar, Ross, Smyly, Iglesias
    RP – Gregerson, Tolleson, Vizcaino
    DL – Myers

    Log jam in my outfield, but JBJ is available on waivers and I’m first in priority if I choose. Any advice on a potential move to prepare for the second round? Appreciate your advice all year, don’t comment much but read often. Smoke it.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! Smoke it! You don’t need JBJ

      • J-Money says:
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        @Grey: Was thinking I’d hold my waiver for when someone panic drops a game changer to stay alive in the playoffs. Thoughts on dropping an OF to grab another pitcher? Or just would you just rotate the match ups and hold on pitching. Cant believe Soler has just 6 hr all year long…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d rotate on matchups and hold

  54. Gareth says:
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    So you’re not a fan of the Estrada start in Anaheim tomorrow?

    Is it the good Angels offense headed by Pujols and Trout that gives you pause?

    You’d sit Estrada?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d sit him, likely wouldn’t own him in most mixed leagues

      • Gareth says:
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        @Grey: Was going to stream him. He’s been on a roll lately.

    • J-FOH says:
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      @Gareth: hes better at home

      • Gareth says:
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        @J-FOH: His last road start he gave up 0 runs in 6.1 innings at Yankee Stadium and got the win.

        • J-FOH

          J-FOH says:
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          @Gareth: oh then that changes everything, c’mon kitty cat, you have learned better by now. Go look at the road walk rate compared to home.

  55. Bob says:
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    Who would you sit tomorrow?
    Carlos Gomez v LAD (grienke)
    Rusney Castillo v KC (Ventura)
    David Peralta @CIN (DeSclafani)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rusney

  56. JJ says:
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    Hey Grey,

    Who would you sit for tonights games
    Calhoun vs Price
    Eaton @ King Felix
    Kemp vs Lackey

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Eaton

      • JJ says:
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        @Grey:
        Thanks. That was my hunch as well.
        On a sidenote, would you drop Eaton for Ozuna or D.Santana?

        • Gareth says:
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          @JJ: Must Ozuna.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ozuna

  57. Gareth says:
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    Carrasco looking filthy tonight. 11 k’s and counting.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Filthy every night, just not every 1st inning

      • Gareth says:
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        @Grey: Yeah, I thoroughly regret my trade of him for sagnof.

  58. JohnnySquid says:
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    Gotz to get Domingo Santana in yo buy column brah

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

      • JohnnySquid says:
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        @Grey: what you think about Trea Turners callup? Think he’ll get many ABs w/ Desmond @ SS?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Unlikely

  59. Gareth says:
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    Pick 2 out of Jean Segura, Cesar Hernandez or Alexi Ramirez?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not Alexei

  60. griff says:
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    Grey,
    How do the following OF rank in a dynasty league: piscotty, ozuna, khris davis?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Davis, Ozuna

  61. Long Bawls says:
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    Wow, Carrasco filthy. And as everyone knows, they seldom pick up trash in the Bronx.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

  62. Hieronymous Lohse says:
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    Just a heads up, all.

    I’m signing into my MLB.com account to watch Mike Fiers’ no hit bid.

    So, it’s about to end with a hit. Sorry about that. :)

    • Hieronymous Lohse says:
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      @Hieronymous Lohse: Oh, and for the record I own him and I started him. Though I intended to bench him but was too slow to my team.

    • Long Bawls says:
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      @Hieronymous Lohse: Use your powers for good, not evil!

      Not sure which this is, tho…

      • Hieronymous Lohse says:
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        @Long Bawls: Heh! LB, I absolutely backed into his nice start tonight. I seriously intended on benching him. I’ve always liked Fiers (more than most) but I really didn’t want to start him tonight. If I had been paying better attention to start times he would have been on my bench. Nice accident. :)

        • Long Bawls says:
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          @Hieronymous Lohse: I’d rather be lucky than good! Because I at least have a chance to be lucky…

    • JJ says:
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      @Hieronymous Lohse
      I so almost picked him up as a streamer for this start(punches self in face)

      • Gareth says:
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        @Long Bawls: @JJ: I streamed Fiers.

        • Hieronymous Lohse says:
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          @Gareth: Smart! And brave against L.A. Kudos!

      • Hieronymous Lohse says:
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        @JJ: JJ, Don’t beat yourself up. In a vacuum you did the right thing. I would have been there with you. I “made a mistake” and got lucky.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

  63. Gareth says:
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    Beltran, Ozuna, D’arnaud.

    This is officially the most I’ve ever had on your BUY column of guys I’ve recently picked up.

  64. Gareth says:
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    The Indians bullpen are trying their best to blow the win for Carrasco.

  65. Another F'ing Jeff says:
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    I’m in first in my 5 x 5 10 tea, 5 keeper league, never won it before in 18 years, the 2nd place team is 5 points away……do I trade my Rizzo and 2 picks next year for Longoria, Ellsbury and Sonny Gray? I can gain or hold off points with that package.

    • Hieronymous Lohse says:
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      @Another F’ing Jeff: No advice from such as me. I just love that you have continued to hang in there and try to win after 18 years! I hope you take the title. I’d hate to see you lose Rizzo in a keeper league.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  66. Gareth says:
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    Jose Ramirez and Brendan Ryan having a blooper contest tonight.

  67. Nightpandas says:
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    Drop Shaw for Domingo? 5 moves left….or Heston for Pomeranz

    • Nightpandas says:
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      @Nightpandas: or could dump Avisail instead of Shaw

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Heston for Pom

  68. Gareth says:
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    What’s a bigger faux pas in baseball – a ball hit to you and going through the legs or doing a routine play and dropping the ball?

    • Long Bawls says:
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      @Gareth: Using the standard Philadelphia D-Cell Scale, I’d say legs.

    • griff says:
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      @Gareth: legs

  69. Long Bawls says:
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    Ah, Shartolo Colon.

    • Gareth says:
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      @Long Bawls: Speaking of Colon:

      Carrasco’s 11 k’s against the Yankees tonight are the most by an indians starter against the Yankees since Bartolo Colon struck out 13 Yankees 15 seasons ago.

      • Hieronymous Lohse says:
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        @Gareth: That’s a cool stat. I admit that I would have thought maybe CC had done it before he got all fat and old and Yankee. :)

      • Long Bawls says:
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        @Gareth: Wow, that’s nuts! Reminds me of the warning that when you sleep with a pitcher, you sleep with everyone that pitcher has slept with. Or something like that.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

  70. Hieronymous Lohse says:
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    HELL! YEAH!!!! :)

  71. FrankGrimes says:
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    NONO!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice!

  72. Gareth says:
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    Yay. I streamed a no hitter!

    • Hieronymous Lohse says:
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      @Gareth: STUD!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice!

    • Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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      @Gareth: yay, i only benched in one spot from SON and innings. played in at least 4.

  73. Hieronymous Lohse says:
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    On the live MLB.com feed as he’s getting congratulations from his teammates – “You’re gonna get some p*ssy tonight!” :)

    Clear as day on the telecast!

    Not sure who said it to Fiers, but that dude was right!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hahaha

      • Hieronymous Lohse says:
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        @Grey: Probably will end up on some complaining blog tomorrow morning*. :)

        If the guy who landed a rocket on a comet can’t wear a cheesecake shirt with WWII era pinup chicks on it (a shirt designed by a female tattoo artist) then Fiers can’t be seen embracing a man who openly discusses poon after a no hitter!

        *See “Bill Burr” for clarification.

        LOVE YOU GREY!!! AND YOUR STICKING BY FIERS FOR AS LONG AS YOU HAVE! WE ARE BROTHERS IN ARMS IN THIS!!!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Forever bros!

        • Let Us Now Praise Famous Death Dwarves says:
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          @Hieronymous Lohse: didn’t he hit streamer status like 3 or more starts ago though?

  74. Gareth says:
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    Houston have the makings of a dangerous postseason team.

    Decent bullpen. They’ve added Fiers and Kazmir to supplement Keuchel and a solid supporting cast of starters.

    Gomez joins the likes of Springer, Correa and Altuve to form a good offense.

    Another interesting Indians stat:

    This win makes it the first time the indians have won consecutive season series again the Yankees since 68′ and 69′.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice

  75. griff says:
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    ROS: Josh Harrison or Jose Reyes?

    • Long Bawls says:
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      @griff: Wow, when I scanned that question super quickly I thought it read “Rosh Hashanah” and my first thought was, “Mom, what are you doing here?”

      Also: Reyes. And kugel.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Ha!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Reyes

  76. J-FOH

    J-FOH says:
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    holy shizz, you are having an amazing day

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Been like that all year

      • J-FOH says:
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        @Grey: okay. You ain’t the only team to be in first

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I am for the last three months

          • J-FOH says:
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            @Grey: I’m still gonna catch you…probably not.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Haha, that’s right… I forgot you were in the league

              • J-FOH says:
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                If a pizza bagel falls in the forest does….

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  It doesn’t fall

                  • J-FOH

                    J-FOH says:
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                    @Grey: It rolls

  77. Gareth says:
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    D’arnaud bomb.

    You see Yangervis, this is what you are SUPPOSED to do in Corrs.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I know

  78. Gareth says:
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    Would you drop Ryan Zimmerman for Stephen Piscotty?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  79. Boomer19 says:
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    Can you rank for next year…King Felix, Chris Davis, Todd Frazier. Thanks. Had Fiers on my bench so drowning my sorrows.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Frazier, Davis

  80. Tom says:
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    Ozuna or D. Perlata ROS?

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ozuna

  81. Wilson says:
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    hi Grey, pick 2 best starters each day.

    8/23
    Walker vs CHN Danks 25.7
    Guasmsn vs MIL Pelfrey 13.8
    Iglesias vs ARI Anderson 11.8
    Richards vs TOR Dickey 9.4
    Dickey vs LAA Richards -6.5

    8/24
    Iwakuma vs Oak Doubront 20.1
    Teheran vs COL 13.3
    Lynn vs ARI Ray 5.5
    Evoldi vs HOU Keuchel -0.7

    8/25
    Karns vs MIN Hughes 13.4
    Quintana vs BOS Miley 11.7
    Tomlin vs MIL Peralta 10.3
    Chavez vs SEA Montgomery 6.5
    Lamb vs LAD Wood 5.7
    Duffy vs BAL Gonzalez 2.3
    Wood vs CIN Lamb 0.0

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Walker, Gausman… Iwakuma, Teheran… Karns, Chavez (this 2nd start isn’t good)

      • Wilson says:
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        @Grey: thanks

        If add Odorizzi in 8/23 list, is the answer the same? Son says $4 only.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Answer is the same

  82. SteveNZ says:
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    Darren O’Day is a worthless fool. That’s all I have for now.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

  83. Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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    OPS 12 team dynasty. drop solarte or forsythe to activate harrison so that i can stream catcher rather than hold beef welington? bench size pretty much makes this a 14 teamer. H2H league. gotta bunch of multi eligible guys for backup/sub/matchup spots, but only need one of these two.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Just drop Welington

      • Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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        @Grey: i don’t have a 2nd catcher, to add better catcher i have to drop somebody to activate harrison, even though i’d rather wait till harrison is producing of course.

  84. Wilson says:
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    Fowler or Beltran or Buxton for ROS? Thanks

    • Wilson says:
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      Pick two, thanks Grey.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Fowler

  85. Wilson says:
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    Kipnis Vs NYY Severino or Crawford vs PIT Cole or or D Murphy at COL Coors today?

    • Wilson says:
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      Pick two, thanks Grey.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Murphy

      • Wilson says:
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        @Grey:
        Thanks. Murphy is in waiver in my league.
        Wondering Crawford is droppable or not.
        Drop Crawford for Murphy? or Bench Crawford and stream Murphy?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Bench Crawford, stream Murphy

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Kipnis

  86. Wilson says:
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    Hi Grey, although I need homers but J Upton didn’t hit many recently.
    I also need pitching, trade J Upton for Price, fair? (Will Upton hit many homers before the end of season or not?)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Price side

      • Wilson says:
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        @Grey:
        Thanks Grey.

        By the way, I am confused about J Upton.
        He was good in Aug in the past two years.
        2013 Aug 8HR
        2014 Aug 7HR
        2015 Aug till now ONLY 2HR…..

        Do you think him getting better power before the end of season? Thanks.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          He could, August has nothing to do with it though

  87. Robert says:
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    Medlen worth taking a risk on?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  88. John coakley says:
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    tight H2H this week. For today only, gotta pick three to start if I need Home Runs, RBI, Singles…who sits today?

    AROd, Alvarez, Adrian Gonzo, Seager. Gonzo has a tough lefty but hard to sit a 20+ home run guy. Leaning toward Seager taking the day off.

    Second question: Injuries have ravaged my OF. But couple guys due back soon. Platoon pickups have been great (Alvarez, D. Peralta) but is their time in the sun done? Drop one….Alvarez, D. Peralta, Buxton, K. Davis. Note: I lose K’s each week so that is not a factor. Need power, average.

    • John coakley says:
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      @John coakley: never mind on question one…ARod on bench I see.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Ah, okay

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sit Seager

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Drop Alvarez

      • John says:
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        @Grey:

        Great, thank you

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  89. JashFath

    JashFath says:
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    My favorite Mac Dre line comes from the timeless classic “Not My Job.”

    Mr. Hicks is pontificating how he is disgusted that his bitch would have the nerve to ask him to go grocery shopping, so he responds:

    “That’s not my job, I don’t do that, I’m a pimp-slash-rapper, I thought you knew that.”

    I use that line at work when a co-worker asks me to perform a task I would rather not do. I’m surprised I haven’t been fired yet.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha… Awesome

  90. Cheese says:
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    12 team H2H standard 6×6 +OPS

    I get Yasiel Puig
    I give Carlos Carrasco

    C – Yasmani Grandal
    C – Kyle Schwarber
    1B – Jose Abreu
    2B – Neil Walker
    3B – Nolan Arenado
    SS – Troy Tulowitzki
    CI – Edwin Encarnacion
    MI – Jung ho Kang
    LF – Gerardo Parra
    CF – Jacoby Ellsbury
    RF – Jay Bruce
    OF – Adam Eaton
    OF – Joc Pederson
    Util – Adrian Beltre
    BEN – Trevor Plouffe, Preston Tucker
    DL – Alex Gordon

    SP – Corey Kluber, Jon Lester, Carlos Carrasco, Garrett Richards, Drew Smyly, Taijuan Walker, Jesse Chavez, Jimmy Nelson, Clay Buchholz
    RP – Ken Giles, Carson Smith, Carter Capps

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Depends on needs and looks like you could use Puig

  91. M says:
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    Is Trea Turner or Hector Olivera the better fantasy player in 2016 and how close is it

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Turner, close

  92. I am the Walrus says:
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    Deep league I have Buchhotz on DL. I hear he might not come back in 2015 and why would he? I hear Wainwright is trying to making it back to the pennant race. WR is on waivers. Who’s my better bet? Toss up?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Try Wainwright, neither are likely to give you anything

  93. Hal Incandenza says:
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    In hindsight, my lack of reaction to Joc’s struggles can be classified as detrimentally resistant. Assuming I can make the final mental step and cut him, is this how you would rank the listed replacement options (must be LF eligible; 12 team H2H)?

    K. Davis
    Piscotty
    Brock Holt (!)
    Coughlan

    Thanks (!)

    • Hal Incandenza says:
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      @Hal Incandenza: Add Werth and Dietrich as an option to that list, please.

      K. Davis
      Werth
      Piscotty
      Coughlan
      Derek Dietrich
      Brock Holt (!)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Davis, Piscotty

      • Hal Incandenza says:
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        @Grey: thank you, sir

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  94. Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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    bench which of
    buxton @ tillman
    shaw vs yordano
    soler vs w.perez
    Tron loves soler much more than the other two. i have burns/marte and am winning steals by 1. could use all aspects of offense though. Tron says bench buxton.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Soler

  95. Whirlaway says:
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    Grey man, in a 14 team 5×5 roto, which of these for CI right now? thanks!

    Forsythe
    Zimmerman
    Cron
    Shaw
    Semien
    Carter
    Prado
    Parades

    • Whirlaway says:
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      @Whirlaway: 12 team*

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      None? Cron

  96. Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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    OPS 12 team dynasty. drop solarte or forsythe to activate harrison so that i can stream catcher rather than hold beef welington? i don’t have a 2nd catcher so i can’t just drop beef welington to activate harrison, unless i don’t mind an empty roster slot. other catcher options (in case they aren’t that much better than beef such that holding forsythe/solarte both is better till harrison produces) are jaso/realmuto/casali/joseph. beef had value when hitting, even with his lesser playing time, but not now.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ah…Drop Logan

  97. ROTO OVERLORD says:
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    Grethal,

    shaw vs yordano or beltre vs wolf, both been pitching well ? daily

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Beltre

      • ROTO OVERLORD says:
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        @Grey: bless you

  98. DB says:
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    12 team h2h fighting to make the playoffs. Need some help with my pitching staff. Who do i stream/drop/add. I have one open spot. On waivers smiley,medlen,tomlin,e-rod
    Saves/Netsaves
    Pitching isn’t that good so so want to hold 5 relievers to win saves/net saves

    Starters
    Carrasco, Ray, Gausman, Tillman, Syndegaard, Hendricks

    Reliever
    Axford, doolittle, Tazawa,Ziegler, Holland

    • DB says:
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      @DB: Add iglesias to free agent list

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I don’t know their matchups, pitchers on waivers aren’t necessarily better than what you own

  99. The lt says:
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    In my 8 team h2h pitching cats are ip,wins,cg,saves,k, sho, hits,walks,era,whip
    It seems the less pitchers I throw the better since walks,hits,era,whip are 4 cats

    Have K-Rod, Osuna, and cody allen as my closers. Strasburg, Felix,Ross,Martinez, Cole,Liriano, Garret Richards,salazar.

    Who do I drop for Jepsen,Tazawa, Axford

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Richards, Ross for Jepsen, Tazawa

  100. Miney says:
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    Drop Lindor,odor,rendon for flores,russell, Cesar Hernandez

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Depends on needs…

      • Miney says:
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        @Grey: Steals

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rendon for Hernandez

      • Miney says:
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        @Grey: rendon steals a base today for my first of the week lol

        • Miney says:
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          @Miney: and just homered

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            It’s miracle

  101. Doc says:
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    Do you like Tomlin @home vs Brewers

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I don’t

  102. Doing itBIG says:
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    With playoffs coming up want to get my offense going lmk if you see any changes
    C TDA
    1b Edwin
    2b wong
    3b rendon
    Ss boagerts
    Of marte,polanco,Adam jones
    Util Justin upton
    Bench shaw, odor…. 2 open spots from recent drops

    On waivers… Herrera, ozuna, Khris Davis, piscotty, Jackie Bradley, taylor coughlan,beltran,castelannos,hose

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Davis over Shaw

      • Doing itBIG says:
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        @Grey: I have two open spots still so should i add a pitcher or another batter and pitcher ip,w,cg,saves,hits, k’s, era, whip, qs

        Lester, Kendricks, corbin, ross,c-mart, jaime garcia, hammell, odorizzi, david robertson, jansen, giles.

        On waivers karns,chavez,ray, gausman, ventura,jepsen,axford,rodon,morton

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Gausman

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Davis, Ozuna… What SPs?

  103. darkside. says:
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    Coughaln,ozuna,shaw, or beltran . pick 1

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ozuna

  104. ROTO OVERLORD says:
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    I think its time you have a Biscotti with your Piscotty

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Don’t mind if I do

  105. Fred Garvin MP says:
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    That’s good Ramos. Smear it all around, don’t forget that area by the headboard.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha!

      • Fred Garvin MP says:
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        @Grey: A good day’s starting pitching continually ruined by my bullpen. I’m the Dodgers of fantasy baseball.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          That is the most frustrating part of running MRs out there

  106. Toe Knee Arm Ass says:
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    It took a day but your sell advice of Rendon finally lit a fire under his ass ty. Hope your having a good weekend.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks!

      • Toe Knee Arm Ass says:
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        @Grey: Dude you got some mystical powers going on here. We need a glossary term for it. Drop that mother effer drop that mother effer.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I got drop magic, baby!

  107. DoggyG says:
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    Have rendon,odor,wong at 2nd and util been switching them all in and out drop one of them, kris davis for puig?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Davis for Puig

  108. FrankGrimes says:
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    Aushizz should be NL MVP

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Every year

      • FrankGrimes says:
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        @Grey:
        I blush when you patronize me

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Grimey!

        • Let Us Now Praise Famous Death Dwarves says:
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          @FrankGrimes: the way those assholes vote though they need 2 different awards, best player, and best player on a playoff team.

  109. Eden Hazard says:
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    Grey,
    A. Freeman or Papi for rest of the season? Have to drop one

    B. Are you dropping Carlos Gomez at this point?

    Thanks and great list as always

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      A. Ortiz B. Nope

      • Eden Hazard says:
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        @Grey:
        Will do, thanks. 1 more question:

        Non keeper league, trade my Frazier for Tex and Cueto? Thinking yes given Fraziers recent struggles but Tex is no sure thing either and Cuetos been shaky since moving to KC. Thanks in advance

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Not a good trade, but if you really need an SP, you can gamble on it

          • Eden Hazard says:
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            @Grey:
            Would Price/Arrietta instead of Cueto make it worth doing? Not desperate for anything in particular but an extra ace would be nice and Frazier and and Tex numbers have been similar this year.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Not really similar… No those SPs wouldn’t be better enough to do it

  110. John says:
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    ROS, please rank:

    Olivera, Ozuna, Herrera, Alvarez, and D. peralta.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ozuna, Peralta

      • John says:
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        @Grey: nice. Tx

  111. Flowers misses his old glasses... he's ok tho says:
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    14 team with no ratios, but BB, K’s, hits, XBH for hitters. team is somewhat weaker in power. pick two to replace duda/tucker, this lineup
    c-sant
    rizzo
    altuve
    beltre
    alcides
    CI cron
    MI delino
    LF piscotty
    CF jones
    RF bruce
    OF heyward
    Util schoop
    at least one of these should probably have some OF elig. prado/bour/gomes (C)/canha/owings/blanco (PHI)/gyorko/alonso/paulsen/venable/lawrie/conforto/rollins/janikowski/lamb/marisnick/urrutia.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Canha, Lamb

  112. Turn Two says:
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    So in my nl only 4×4 keeper. I have to either activate Spangenberg whom I have for a buck to replace the traded-away Venable or I could lay a claim on Altherr for $5 or more? What do you think?
    I could also bid on the Brewers Santana.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bid on Domingo

  113. Fish says:
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    Sell on Maybin last week. Goes nuts
    Sell on Lucroy now and he follows suit.

    For next week, can you recommend drops of Dozier, C Davis, Boegarts, Marte, Eaton, Abreu, Belt, Freeman, and Calhoun. I want to see something from a very biased standpoint.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

  114. Boomer19 says:
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    Wow. Starting to drink the Sano Koolaid. That right centre bomb he hit today was a laser. Looking more and more like a second round pick every day. Who do you think should be first off the board next year between Sano or Correa?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Correa

  115. Boomer19 says:
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    Wow. Starting to drink the Sano Koolaid. That right centre bomb he hit today was a laser. Looking more and more like a second round pick every day. Who do you think should be first off the board next year between Sano or Correa?

  116. Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo says:
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    drat, benching nola in a league where i might not have needed more than 1 start (liriano), and left hammel in too, would be winning whip with Nola’s kick ass performance here. Hammel does well enough i could probably bench liriano anyway though.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Damn

      • Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo says:
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        @Grey: won anyway since for some asinine reason my opp’s co-owner grabbed hale for K’s, which looked to me like collusion, since he basically just gave me WHIP for the week by .01, which osuna won for me, even without Nola. Was able to bench liriano too.

  117. Clyde Prompto says:
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    Listening to Cal Ripken do color commentary is like listening to an elderly relative tell you a story you’ve heard 50 times already.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HA!

  118. Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo says:
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    yr rendon drop idea seems to have angered him somewhat, either that or healed him immediately.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

  119. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    if i have to trade one of quintana/hammel/fiers/heaney/d.holland/r.iglesias in a dynasty where i both have to have at least 9 TEX players (choo/beltre/profar/darvish/fielder/kela/tolleson/holland/andrus/gallo) and need to trade or drop 1 SP to make a legal roster (adding a RP somewhere) what order do i attempt to trade or drop them? i’m sure holland would be near the top, but i might not want to drop a TEX player in case somebody gets traded next year and i’d be stuck starting a shitty TEX player.

      • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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        @Aubrey Plaza’s Pillow: best RP options if i have to just drop one of these are : if i can’t get a trade done best RP to drop one of these for are may/fien/scribner/qualls/scrabble/osich/crockett. K/9 in play here.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Scribner

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Trade Fiers, his value won’t be higher… Or drop Heaney

      • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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        @Grey: yikes, trying hard to shop iglesias to CIN owner who has abyssmal pitching, but upton on his bench. and salvy. might get something done there. i’ll try to attach melancon to this trade too, i have 4 closers (k-rob, tolleson, kela for backup, and giles) in 20 team H2H, it’s too many, not enough holds guys.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Go for it!

          • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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            @Grey: it worked! upton is mine. i wonder if iglesias alone might’ve worked now, probably not. trade deadline is (after being moved back from a week ago already) moved back to pregame time tomorrow. didn’t have time to send iglesias for upton alone.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Nice

              • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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                @Grey: it’s a great thing for upton’s season (and why did he take like 2.5 years off with steals?) and horrible one for mine, that now that hicks is hurt, upton is my best steals guy. andrus is F’ed in steals while just about to be 27.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Yeah, I hear ya

  120. sparky says:
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    drop tazawa for machi?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh, if you like

  121. royce! says:
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    Wilhelmsen new SEA closer?

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @royce!: might be.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      What happened to Carson Smith?

      • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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        @Grey: came in in the 7th, stayed for 8th.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, I saw, I was kidding… Effin’ McClendon

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        @royce: BTW, was kidding… Yeah, Wilhelmsen could be the closer, no one knows what McCLendon is thinking, thankfully!

        • royce! says:
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          @Grey: Yeah, so ridiculous. You’d think that Smith would have grown some man muscles by now.

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            You’d think!

  122. Fred Garvin MP says:
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    Another day, another reliever implosion. Steve Geltz torn asunder by the 5-8 hitters of the mighty A’s lineup. You were saying something about the frustrations of running MR’s out there….

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ugh, yeah, I’m glad I activated Doolittle for today’s game too

      • Fred Garvin MP says:
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        @Grey: That stinks. I’m always leery about relievers coming off the DL. Too Short was right: pitchas ain’t shit. At least I think he said pitchas…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, he did

  123. Fred Garvin MP says:
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    Does Iyanla fix bullpens?

  124. John says:
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    Top 2-3…Herrera Taylor peralta Eaton h2h playoffs on the horizon. Overall production main tgt slight lean towards power

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Eaton, Peralta

  125. Don says:
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    Drop tazawa for macho

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