Sorry if the title is a little NC-17. NC being North Carolina, baby! A little too sour? Blame the vinegary sauce, like a middle-aged man at a tailgate party, you over-dabbed. So, Jacob deGrom is the greatest pitcher of all-time. Yesterday, he went 3 IP, K’d eight and got one more by fly out, lowering his ERA to 0.54. The only problem is the Mets’ training staff is the world’s worst. World’s worst trainers are in, conveniently enough, a train going 170 MPH. The world’s best starter is on a mound going 101 MPH. At some point, they’re going to intersect and bad things will happen. On May 9th, it was right side discomfort. On June 11th, it was right flexor tendinitis. On June 16th, they’re saying right shoulder soreness. Can we just all assume they have no idea? Jacob deGrom will be great, if healthy, but it doesn’t seem like that’s possible right now. About the only thing he has in common with most starters is they’re injured. By August, each team is going to have one starter, two probables and two doubtfuls. By September, it’s going to be one starter and five scarecrows in the team’s jersey, and one scarecrow is going to pull his elbow tendon by mid-month and the team is going to say he’s day-to-day. Anyway, here’s what else I saw yesterday in fantasy baseball:

Dominic Smith – 1-for-3, 2 RBIs and his 6th homer, and 2nd homer in the last three games. About two weeks ago, I grabbed Dominic, after applying for consent through a lengthy process at the DMV, and then he went 0-for-20 on my watch, which wasn’t great, but now he’s out of it and hitting again.

Kevin Pillar – 2-for-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 5th homer, hitting .250. I can barely pronounce “junk” so I’m not one to talk, but it feels wrong to have Pillar and Villar (0-for-3, 8th steal) on the same team, and wildly different ways their names are pronounce. Sorry, Pillar needs to start going by PR, those are the rules.

Anthony Rizzo – 1-for-4 and his 9th homer, HR to the Izzo!

Jesus Sanchez – 1-for-4 as he hit third. Love to say I’m incredibly encouraged by Sanchez hitting third, but the Marlins’ lineup looks a bit like Mattingly was pulling names out of a hat:

Sandy Alcantara – 8 1/3 IP, 0 ER, 7 baserunners, 7 Ks, ERA at 3.09, as his record moves to 4-6, because he’s just not very good at having teammates who can score runs. Shame, guess he missed that day of pitching school.

Johan Oviedo – 7 IP, 0 ER, 6 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA at 4.58. I’m once again asking you to look at that Marlins’ lineup. For what it’s Cronenworth, Streamonator doesn’t like Oviedo’s next start.

Mike Moustakas – Pulled from rehab assignment with renewed soreness. Damn, that is the Mostsuckass.

Tyler Mahle – 6 IP, 1 ER, 5 baserunners, 12 Ks, ERA at 3.39. This was a change of pace with T.Mahle attacking a group of men led by Daniel Vogelbach.

Freddy Peralta – 7 IP, 2 ER, 5 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 2.28. I love Perlatarthur somewhere between the moon and New York City.

Gerrit Cole – 8 IP, 2 ER, 5 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA at 2.31. Four strikeouts?! WHAT’S HIS SPIN RATE?! *leans in on Statcast web page, accidentally knocks over computer* Damn, that sucks. Guys and five girls, like with anything baseball related, we might need some larger sample sizes. His spin rate was decidedly down though, and he sounds like Kermit the Frog right after Miss Piggy left him for George Clooney.

Gary Sanchez – 1-for-2, 2 RBIs and his 10th homer, and his 4th homer in the last six games. Screech! That dirty Sanchez got hot! RIP Dustin Diamond.

Marcus Semien – 1-for-4 and his 16th homer. After being one of his biggest fans for years, Semien’s gonna hit 35 homers and be a top 15 player overall the one year I don’t have him anywhere. Haha, I suck.

Cavan Biggio – 1-for-2 and his 6th homer, and third homer in five games. Cavan returned from the IL the hottest he’s been all year. So there is hope for Cody Bellinger? Tell me, you giant soothsayer in the sky!

Ross Stripling – 6 2/3 IP, 2 ER, 5 baserunners, 9 Ks, ERA at 4.64, and four of his last five starts have been quality-ish. Maybe not Quality Starts, per se, but you know what I mean, and Streamonator loves his next one.

Ryan Mountcastle – 3-for-5, 4 RBIs and his 9th homer, hitting .249. He’s struggled mightily this year, which is what someone says who hasn’t looked at Alec Bohm’s stats.

Aaron Civale – 5 IP, 5 ER, ERA at 3.48. If you listened to the last podcast, Podcaster Geoff said Civale was his biggest pitcher who he expected regression from. I say, boy, that was fast, while playfully spanking my own ass.

Jose Ramirez – 2-for-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs, and his 15th homer, hitting .274. Damn it, why did I draft him when I knew Lindor leaving was gonna kill his value? Why, oh, why.

Brady Singer – Left with shoulder tightness. There’s a story, of a lovely lady, who had three girls and a bad shoulder…That doesn’t rhyme at all what am I doing here?

Adalberto Mondesi – 1-for-4 and his 3rd homer, hitting .345. At least when he’s healthy he hits! Yes, I’ve written the name Cody Bellinger on my hand, and am farting on it.

Salvador Perez – 2-for-5, 2 RBIs and his 17th homer, hitting .287. On the Player Rater, it’s Salvador Perez and then hundred or so spots later another catcher or two, then about 200 slots after that another few. To say Sal P. is out-classing all other catchers is like saying Steven Spielberg is more talented than his brother Morty.

Zac Gallen – Will be reinstated from the IL today. Hunh, that seemed to come out of nowhere. Hopefully, it’s a good out of nowhere and not a “Gallen lasted two innings in what was his final tuneup for Tommy John surgery.”

Buster Posey – 3-for-4, 3 runs, 3 RBIs and his 12th homer. If you were wondering who was right below Salvador Perez, it’s Posey. If you went Perez/Posey in a two-catcher league, you are killing the league, and have the most 90s indie film cred.

Steven Duggar – 2-for-3, 2 runs and his 6th homer, hitting .305, and 2nd homer in as many games. Don’t have to be Norman Bates to see the benefits to Duggar up for good.

LaMonte Wade Jr. – 2-for-6, 2 runs and a slam (4) and legs (2). The Giants are having one of those charmed years where they could trade for Franchy Cordero, and make him what I thought he was.

Brandon Belt – 2-for-4, 3 RBIs and his 9th homer. And as charmed as San Fran is, Belt will end up with 17 homers on the year whether he has 9, 16 or 2 by the end of June.

Anthony DeSclafani – 5 IP, 1 ER, 6 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA at 3.01. The whole ‘just start any Giants’ starter in San Fran’ still works, but it’s starting to feel a little susceptible, right?

Bailey Ober – 4 IP, 0 ER, ERA at 3.71. Ya know what makes for a great starting pitcher rookie showing? When the pitcher is facing the Mariners. Here’s what I said previously, “(Ober) stands 6’9? and he might be the least impressive 6’9? I’ve ever seen. Christall Young looks like John Cena compared to Bailey Ober. His fastball was 89 MPH, and his wingspan takes the ball halfway to the plate, and it was like the hitters were using a mechanical tee. Ober had me reaching for the remote control.” And that’s me quoting me!

Nelson Cruz – 1-for-5, 3 RBIs and his 14th homer. Cruz thinks all this nonsense about sticky balls is hilarious. When he started playing baseball, the balls were made out of stone.

Ryan Jeffers – 2-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 4th homer, and 2nd homer in three games. Who needs Mitch Garver?! Well, tailors who make their money lifting inseams, for one.

Clayton Kershaw – 6 IP, 2 ER, 9 baserunners, 9 Ks, ERA at 3.36. I said last week to sell Kershaw because if the crackdown happens, and he can’t use anything, he’s not going to want to jeopardize his Hall of Fame career legacy for a few months of baseball. It’s sounds crazy, but I 100% stand behind that.

Zack Wheeler – 6 IP, 0 ER, 9 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 2.15. Mean’s while, Wheeler’s headed for a Cy Young, assuming baseball writers get off their high horse, and don’t say some nonsense like, “I can’t be sure if Wheeler’s noticeable tanlines were him trying to add extra spin or avoid melanoma.”

Tarik Skubal – 6 IP, 3 ER, 8 baserunners, 7 Ks, ERA at 4.36. The Tigers have a 28-39 record and if their pitchers weren’t getting ‘lucky’ they’d have a 1-66 record.

Willi Castro – 2-for-5, 2 RBIs and his 6th homer, and his 2nd homer in three games. Hot schmotato alert!

Cole Irvin – 5 2/3 IP, 4 ER, 11 baserunners, 2 Ks, ERA at 3.89. Welp, that stream didn’t work.

Ramon Laureano – 1-for-5 and his 12th homer, as he was activated from the IL, but still on my fantasy team’s gee-dee IL. Come on, return from the IL, give us a day to get you back in the lineup per Kevin from ESPN, then homer. Is it too much to ask?

Shohei Ohtani – 2-for-4 and a slam (19) and legs (10). Pretty solid, but I’m still voting for the RoyalsNicky Lopez for AL All-Star DH.

Griffin Canning – 5 IP, 2 ER, 5 baserunners, 2 Ks, ERA at 5.07. If you pick him up, Canning will blow up in your face like he just came from Spencer’s Gifts and is filled with coiled snakes. By the way, what’s up with Canning, Manning, Dunning…What’s their *pinkie to mouth* gerund ball rate?

Mike Zunino – 1-for-3, 2 RBIs and his 13th homer, hitting .194. Who’s Zunino’ing who?!

Yandy Diaz – 1-for-3, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 2nd homer, hitting .259. Yandy’s home run Launch Angle was measured at -2.3, which means he fouled it back, the ball hit the catcher’s mask so hard it ricocheted out of the park.

Ryan Yarbrough – 6 1/3 IP, 5 ER, ERA at 3.91. Real question: What happened to him coming into games in the 2nd inning? Why’s he starting in the 1st? Anyone hear?

Jose Abreu – 1-for-5, 2 RBIs and his 12th homer, hitting .252. Rostering the Mickey Mouse MVP Abreu has been super yawnstipating. When Brandon Crawford is out-pacing you, it’s time you stepped up yo’ game!

Andrew Vaughn – 3-for-5, 3 runs, 1 RBI, as hits third. Comatose Since March Fantasy Baseballer wakes, “Andrew Vaughn’s hitting third! Oh em gee! In front of Eloy and Abreu, and behind Luis Robert and Madrigal?! What a boon for Vaughn’s value! A boon I tell ya! Right? Guys, why are you all backpedaling out of my hospital room?”

Yan Gomes – 2-for-4 and his 7th homer, and 2nd homer in as many games. Maybe he can give Juan Soto some pointers on the long dong?

Josh Bell – 2-for-3, 2 RBIs and his 9th homer, now has one more homer than Juan Soto, but who’s counting?!

Kyle Muller – 1 IP, 2 ER, as he was called up from Triple-A and might fill-in for Tucker Davidson. I’d ask Prospect Itch for the Muller report, but who wants to read about a perfect phone call? Muller has shown himself to be wild, and we can’t find an AG to rein him in, which is why I asked for Sessions’s resignation. Kidding aside, his command looks like it will lead to roofies, so avoid. (I said kidding aside and mentioned “roofies” in the same sentence. Ha, okay, Grey!)

Freddie Freeman – 2-for-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 16th homer, hitting .242. I was Mr. We Have To Treat 2020 Like A Goof, but please call me, We, and still somehow I ended up with both Mickey Mouse MVPs. All I ask is Freeman hit .350 the rest of the way. Is that so much?

Dansby Swanson – 2-for-5, 2 runs, 3 RBIs and his 11th homer, hitting .237. One benefit I get from answering couple hundred questions a day is I get to see what people think of players. My sense is you can buy Swanson low, and I would.

Garrett Richards – 4 IP, 4 ER, ERA at 4.36. He said he couldn’t grip the baseball last night, and could only throw fastballs. He said, and this is all 100% true and not me goofing, he might have to learn a new pitch. MLB is starting to feel like the WWE. What is reality?

Kyle Tucker – Hit the Covid IL. He’ll be out anywhere from one day to “the timetable for an oblique.”

Jose Altuve – 2-for-4 and his 14th and 15th homer, and, like 25th homer in two weeks. Altuve’s on one of those all-time highs, like him standing on a phone book.

Myles Straw – 1-for-4 and his 1st homer, hitting around .450 in the last week. The Straw man has no relation to the scarecrows who will be in your favorite team’s September rotation.

Chas McCormick – 2-for-4, 3 RBIs and his 7th and 8th homer, and 3rd homer in three games. Already gave our Patreon’s Friday’s Buy/Sell column, but will have to add McCormick. See, I uploaded it on Wednesdays, then I update it along the way.

Eli White – 2-for-3 and his 1st and 2nd homer. He doesn’t play every day, but a multi-homer game goes a long way to a schmotato.

C.J. Cron – 1-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 7th homer. Remember when people were all gaga-googoo for drafting Cron? You can’t start him in road games. What a bunch of fools. Unlike us smart people who have Cody Bellinger.

Elias Diaz – 3-for-3 and his 2nd homer. Can someone check to see if Trevor Story is still playing baseball?

Ryan Weathers – Optioned to the minors. I’d guess this is them trying to throttle his innings. Gotta Weathers the Storm, Halleberrylujah.

Jake Cronenworth – 1-for-2 and his 7th homer. Elias Sports Bureau said this is the first time two guys homered in the same game who also both appear in Razzball comments in the question, “Cron worth a pickup?”

Trent Grisham – 2-for-4, 3 RBIs and his 8th homer. You ever see Trent’s name and starting singing, “Five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred minutes, this is the seasons of love…?” That’s from the songbook from T. Rent. Meh, who am I kidding, of course you do!

Fernando Tatis Jr. – 2-for-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 21st homer. Fernando Tatis Sr. should’ve skipped playing baseball and just sold his semen.

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William Hung
William Hung
1 year ago

looks like it’s time to drop Lourdes again

Norman Ginsberg
Norman Ginsberg
1 year ago

Gilbert or Stripling (intermediate term).

Primetime
Primetime
1 year ago

Grey, you like Charlie Morton ROS? He was dropped I have #1 waiver pick up

Steve
Steve
1 year ago

Hampson or take a shot at Rengifo callup?

14T obp

Thanks

Cohen
Cohen
1 year ago

Staumont or Fulmer?

Cohen
Cohen
1 year ago

Grey please pick best 2 streamers?

Cobb home vs Tigers
Lamet home vs Reds
Sandoval home vs Tigers
McClanahan at Mariners
Corbin home vs Meta
Brutbaker home vs Indians

Cohen
Cohen
Reply to  Cohen
1 year ago

Also add Maeda at Rangers

Cohen
Cohen
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Thank u

Slimcompoop
Slimcompoop
1 year ago

What’s good Grey? I don’t need to make a move, but was wondering if you thought any of the following players were an improvement over Cronenworth or Santander for the rest-of-the-season in a 12-team, keeper, OBP league: Nate Lowe, Vogey, Belt, or Bohm (and his 8 game hitting streak)?

Oh…thought you would find this funny. I’m on vacation and my wife is working from home. I woke up and started making breakfast after she started work, so her “office” (which is right off the kitchen) door was closed. Made some eggs, sausage, and toast. She came out and said “what is going on here?” I just showed her my plate and said, “Daddy want the Big Breakfast!”

Have a good one!

Slimcompoop
Slimcompoop
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

We both laughed for a while as well…thanks for the feedback.

toolshed
toolshed
1 year ago

Just read that moose is back in a walking boot. It’s like CIN consulted with NYM on his injury (bruised heel). Been out a month and a week on the bench before going on the IL. CIN said they hoped his IL stint would last the minimum when back on may 20. Just a little off on that estimate.

Primetime
Primetime
Reply to  toolshed
1 year ago

Grey, looking at pitching buy/sell link. Corbin, Maeda and Bundy… HARVEY!!! wtf. Can Rudy take a look at this cause it’s got to be way off.

The top players listed shouldn’t even be considered.

Chris
Chris
1 year ago

10 team h2h points league

Which OF do you prefer?

Gurriel or Tyler Oneil

aardvark
aardvark
1 year ago

Grey do you like Eddie Rosario or Lourdes more?

Jr
Jr
1 year ago

Grey! I need some input on a trade offer I got today.

I was offered Bogaerts/Winker for my Cole/Kirilloff/Jazz. Jazz is my only SS, and kirilloff is my last OF while trout is out. What side would you take in that?

If it matters, I’m currently in 1st, 7.5 games ahead of 2nd.

My lineup for reference:
C: McCann
1b: Olson
2b: albies
3b: Devers
Ss: Jazz
Of: Acuna, Riley, Kirilloff
Util: Hoskins, McMahon
Bn: Donaldson, Franco, Brujan
IL: trout, Voit

SP: Cole, Nola, Gausman, Rogers, Peralta, Maeda, Lopez, Framber, Lamet
IL: means, severino

Thanks!

Jr
Jr
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Thanks Grey!

blooper
blooper
1 year ago

Please rank Patrick Corbin, Joe Ross, Shane Mc—thanks

Dancin Homer
Dancin Homer
1 year ago

Happy National Apple Strudel Day Grey!

looks like the shine is wearing off a bit on Wisdom as he’s benched again today.

Is he still holdable in 12-team leagues or drop for a batty-call today (like Vogelbach, Urias, any starting bat today @ COL)?

Thanks as always!

Laguna BobbyI
Laguna BobbyI
1 year ago

Hey Grey, Im in a bi-weekly league and looking for a spot starter or two for this Friday-Sunday slate. Slim pickings, would you feel goof about rolling aby of these guys out in a 12 teamer?
– Cobb vs Detroit (SON $13.8)
– Corbin vs Mets ($10.6)
– D Bundy (yuck!) vs Detroit ($16.7)
– Cueto vs Phillies ($4)
– M Gonzales vs TB ($0.3)

Saint
Saint
1 year ago

Hello Grey,

12 Team H2H 6×6 OPS QS Redraft

Schwarber, Fraley, Andujar, or Santander

Thanks

JC
JC
1 year ago

I believe you like the hitters side of these deals. Would you mind ranking which ones are best for the longer term?
1. His Pham for my Rich Hill
2. Edman
3. K Hayes
4. Tapia
Thank you

JC
JC
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Helpful. I was offered Just Dong for Gausman but am trying a different route without giving him up.

JC
JC
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Knowing your love of long ball hitters, I imagine you would take J.D.? ??
I am tempted but a staff of Burnes, Descl, Hill, Heaney and Eovaldi scares me.

JC
JC
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Nice! Done bugging you for now.
Best I could do was trading Pollock and Hill (both WW claims) for Tapia and B Lowe. We shall see how it turns out.

hungryjacks
hungryjacks
1 year ago

Bellinger, Bellinger, Bellinger

William Hung
William Hung
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

He’d have 1 more if Turner didn’t mess up running the bases

Cohen
Cohen
1 year ago

McCormick or Renfroe?

Nick
Nick
1 year ago

Dynasty trade

my Snell Rendon Sixto
for his Woodruff Josh Bell

scoboticus
scoboticus
1 year ago

The ladies like Dalbec with a bottle of Malbec.

Kcc26
Kcc26
1 year ago

Ugh catcher question. Stassi for real? Hitting well and 3rd/4th in the lineup. Or do we prefer Sanchez?

William Hung
William Hung
1 year ago

for 2B/3B combo depth I’m debating between Biggio and India – not sure if what we see from Biggio is a mirage since he was so terrible before his IL trip

Chucky
Chucky
1 year ago

Mountcastle or Schwarber?

Harper Better Than Trout
Harper Better Than Trout
1 year ago

Nola + Luis Castillo for Mookie fair? ROTO 6 X 6, OPS. Redraft.

Schmohawks Bob
Schmohawks Bob
1 year ago

Start Cease against Houston?

Schmohawks Bob
Schmohawks Bob
Reply to  Schmohawks Bob
1 year ago

Apologies as I went up your previous answers and found out you are not.

Ian from the Shore
Ian from the Shore
1 year ago

Would you trade Story for Ketel Marte and Alex Reyes? 10 team 5×5 H2H playoff league

My team:

C- IKF
1st – Olson
2nd – Cronenworth
SS – Tim Anderson
3b – Jram
MI – Baez
CI – walsh
OF – Mookie, reynolds, gallo, myers
UTIL – Story, Andujar
Bn – Gleyber

SP – F Peralta, Ryu, Paddack, Lamet, Hendricks, Alzolay, Gonsolin, Fried
RP – Hader, Romano, Fry, Robles

IL – J Flaherty, Plesac, K Lewis

Alps
Alps
1 year ago

cool
thanks
I offered the same for Moncada
The other team is considereing it,
I would much rather want to make that trade
Thanks pal

JDB
JDB
1 year ago

Just checked my other league where I though McCormick was already gone. Would you roster him over Aquino?

Alps
Alps
1 year ago

Grey
I have to get rid of Tyalor Rogers to make room for Gallen
Would you trade Rogers and Robles for Yuli Gurriel
I figure its really Robles for Gurrie, Robles hasnt done much of anything so far
is it a fair trade assuming the other team needs Saves and can use SB”s

Alps
Alps
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

the comments below were supposed to be here’sorry
cool
thanks
I offered the same for Moncada
The other team is considering it,
I would much rather want to make that trade
Thanks pal

Alps
Alps
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Lol. That was funny.

Nitro
Nitro
1 year ago

Trade:
Judge and Giolito for Snell and Semien. Which side?

Nitro
Nitro
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Thanks. No one wants to Snell Semien I guess.
Sorry

scoboticus
scoboticus
1 year ago

Bobby Bradley bangs baseballs.

Robin Yount
Robin Yount
1 year ago

Abreu and Crawford or Bollinger?

5×5 roto 10 team redraft

Hoseidon
Hoseidon
1 year ago

Any chance Ober turns into the next Hendricks? His minor league numbers really pop.

Thanks!

Scott Kimmel
Scott Kimmel
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

do i trade posey and bogaerts this winter?

Scott Kimmel
Scott Kimmel
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

not sure. but since I have Rutschman and witt in the wings, they could get me a decnt SP, OF package in return.

Scott Kimmel
Scott Kimmel
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

what kind of OF and SP could I get for posey and Bogaerts?

Scott Kimmel
Scott Kimmel
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

he said he didnt want posey, and wont trade a top 3 player according to him in betts for a 30+ year old catcher and bogaerts. i was thinking bogaerts and conforto

Scott Kimmel
Scott Kimmel
Reply to  Scott Kimmel
1 year ago

crazy right?

Scott Kimmel
Scott Kimmel
1 year ago

Afternoon Grey,

Two questions for you my friend.

1) When will Adley Rutschman be called up to be the everyday C in Baltimore?

2) I have Bobby Witt jr., C.J. Abrams, Mason Wynn, and Elijah Tatis (Fernando’s younger brother, and whose father says he is better than Fernando is). My question is between Xander Bogaerts ($29) and Bo Bichette ($8), which SS would I get a better return package for?

hal_incandenza
hal_incandenza
1 year ago

Hi Grey! I was late to yesterday’s post so commenting here as well w/r/t term for pitcher than loses lead on his final pitch before being pulled: No dicesion

StubbedToe10DayIL
StubbedToe10DayIL
1 year ago

Any thoughts on Voit? Would you pull the trigger on a Voit for Hosmer deal?

Play Ball
Play Ball
1 year ago

Kershaw or Bauer ROS. QS league. Kershaw has performed better the last month in all categories.

Play Ball
Play Ball
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Working a multi-team trade. When said and done this would be the net result for me?

I get Rodon/Lynn for Kershaw/Ray.

Would you take that deal? Move the needle much? I have some concern about Rodon and innings/starts ROS.

I’m in a small 6-team and shallow league. Pitching categories for SP are K-QS-ERA-WHIP.

Thanks for your advice.

Laguna BobbyI
Laguna BobbyI
1 year ago

Hey Grey, shallow 10-team roto 5×5 league…can you rank these guys moving forward please (no specific categories needed, just overall production)? Cronenworth, Solak, Adames, Renfroe, I Happ, Hampson. Thanks Grey!

Thundershoe
Thundershoe
1 year ago

Hey Grey,

Would you take Yas over Schoop, Jazz, or Fraley? 14-team points league

martin rostoker
martin rostoker
1 year ago

Hi Grey,

I am in a Yahoo Points league

I could pick up Jeffrey Springs and Chris Flexan. I am just not sure. If I did pick up, how would you decide when to activate them? For example, use $ or team or ball park?

My potential players to waive or just stay put:

Manuel Margot
Pavin Smith
Robbie Grossman
Raimel Tapia,
Eric Housner
Tyler Naquin
Yoan Moncado

Pitchers:

Adrian Houser
Austin Gomber
Spencer Turnbull

martinrostoker
martinrostoker
Reply to  martin rostoker
1 year ago

Thank you!

Coolwhip
1 year ago

Hey now, lets not speak ill of Mitch Garver. He’s taken enough hits to the groin.

William Hung
William Hung
1 year ago

Lourdes needs to get some hits today or else there are gonna be some “should I drop Lourdes…” questions tomorrow.

Also someone needs to ask about Villar so Grey can throw shade and Villar can have another good game today.

Finally – Trade Analyzer has the following for these catchers:
Vazquez: $4.6, Gary Sanchez: $3.30 and Carson Kelly: $1

Do you agree with the TA?

William Hung
William Hung
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Spent too much time wondering if I should pick up Gary Sanchez, and someone else snagged him. How much am I going to end up regretting it? I guess maybe I should go back to Carson Kelly

William Hung
William Hung
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Yeah – but still annoying to have a 0 there when I had originally drafted IKF

Should I stop worrying about it and just let Christian Vazquez set it and forget it

William Hung
William Hung
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

OK lets hope this works. Let us know in the roundups when it’s time to go back to Carson Kelly…

toolshed
toolshed
Reply to  William Hung
1 year ago

LG is swinging at everything right now his out of zone swing % is off the chart bad, almost in javy baez territory. I guess this is his way to try to get out of slump. He looked like he was coming around. I hope he can get going but we are approaching the halfway point amd he hasn’t done all that much. Luckily he has 2b eligibility. I plan on holding but what are they going to do with him if/when springer returns?

NUX
NUX
1 year ago

Edward Oliveras. Optioned again. They must really not have plans to use him at any point. Unless I don’t understand how options work… I think he only has 1 left now.

toolshed
toolshed
1 year ago

It is a shame that the Mets are handling the degrom situation. It is a pleasure just watching him pitch. He needs to shut it down asap for a while if it isn’t too late. I also really amazes me that the dbacks are letting gallen pitch now as you said tune up for tjs. Look at their record.

fausto
fausto
1 year ago

HAHAHA…[email protected] yandy blurb. You still got it .
16tm. Keeper I just flipped lynn/c.santana for merrifield/kiriloff
I’m killing the sp cats and dying in avg/r/sb plus I can keep kiriloff for $4. Grade the trade A+, C, or F-.
Thank you sir.

pizza5788
pizza5788
1 year ago

Grichuk or Kiriloff

Roma Pizza of Stuart
Roma Pizza of Stuart
1 year ago

Who would you drop Just one

Jesus Sanchez
Michael Brantley
Tyler O’Neill

Jimmy Jack James
Jimmy Jack James
1 year ago

OBP Roto – Machado/Grisham for Story – which side do you prefer?

JDB
JDB
1 year ago

Are trotting Gallen out there right away against the Giants? Would have to dump DeSclafani to do it so would be ok with holding until next start if that’s advisable.

Also, a hot Chas McCormick over a not so hot Grichuk?

JDB
JDB
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Thanks! Only other guy I would consider dropping is Vaughn, but I have a feeling he’s going to start raking and would rather not miss out. I’ll probably just hold for now.

Kelly Leak
Kelly Leak
1 year ago

Fun to know June Facts…

Cedric Mullins has highest batting average leader at .452.
Nelson Cruz with .417 average and three homers
HR leader in June= Altuve with 8, Sal Perez with 7
RBI leader in June= Anthony Rendon with 16
SB leaders in June = Acuna with 7, Pham with 5
K leader in June= Robbie Ray with 32
Saves leader in June= Kimbrel with six
Wil Myers continues to hit weak grounders and walk occasionally.

Mike
Mike
1 year ago

Got offered Riley for my Civale.

Im inclined to accept but I don’t have a lot of pitching depth, would you drop Santander to add another arm? Or just hold as is.

pizza5788
pizza5788
1 year ago

Picked up Votto for Myers but wondering if Schoop would have been the better add. Your thoughts please,

lwomack58
lwomack58
1 year ago

Looking to drop a bench bat for so streamers.

Grichuk
Andujar
Joc
Cron

Grichuk has been ice cold but some projections show improvement. Probably keep Cron for weekend at Coors

Thank you

Willie Mickey and the Duke
Willie Mickey and the Duke
1 year ago

Standard 5×5 15 team league with OBP rather than ave.
trade Gallen and Brenan Rogers for McNeil and Evoldi
I will be getting the Evoldi side
I need OBP which McNeil gives and I feel Evoldi is much less risk than Gallen. If Gallen is healthy is this an unacceptable risk?
Trade Analyzer likes it

scoboticus
scoboticus
1 year ago

Cron and Cronenworth have 7 HRs each. Coincidence? I think not!

eballs
eballs
1 year ago

Cut one (no specific needs)

Schoop
Amed Rosario
Andujar
Brandon Crawford
Jesus Sanchez

scoboticus
scoboticus
1 year ago

It seems like Barely Over is going to be similar to Tristan McKenzie. Tall with no meat and can’t go for more than a few starts before losing their pitching ability.

Coolwhip
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Ober will be limited to 75 pitchers all season

Coolwhip
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

lol pitches that is

Schmohawks Bob
Schmohawks Bob
1 year ago

Who is the drop among Bradley Zimmer, Nick Gordon, or Seth Brown?

Schmohawks Bob
Schmohawks Bob
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Yeah, it’s an AL only and it’s def meh. Trying to fill a giant hole left by Trout. I’m boring myself to death trying to figure it out. Thanks for helping.

NUX
NUX
Reply to  Schmohawks Bob
1 year ago

I would use Zimmer for today at least though. Leading off and the HT likes him

Jack
Jack
1 year ago

Mountcastle, France, or Sano? Thx.

Alps
Alps
1 year ago

Grey
I have to drop 1 of the Rogers
Tyler or Taylor
Thanks

chris
chris
1 year ago

Hi Grey,

Good afternoon.

If you could trade for Manaea, Desclafani or Kaprielian which do you prefer and in what order?

many thanks,
Chris

Booyah!
Booyah!
1 year ago

Who’s a better keeper, Jarren Duran or Vidal Brujan? My 2021 team decided to all spend the season on the injured list, so I’m building for next year already. Selling off parts; another team has both Duran and Brujan, wondering which one I should be targeting.

NUX
NUX
Reply to  Booyah!
1 year ago

Brujan

GeorgeHWBush
GeorgeHWBush
1 year ago

The Razz Player Rater is very bullish on Eddie Rosario (in the 30s overall ROS)

What is driving this optimism? Is he someone to target in trade right now?

Travis Hafner
Travis Hafner
1 year ago

Is Graveman droppable in a 12 teamer where I need saves? Not sure if montero the guy and Sea is awful. Kinda wanna scoop Vogelbach for 4 games in Colorado.

Travis Hafner
Travis Hafner
Reply to  Travis Hafner
1 year ago

I can also drop Eflin but it’s a 6×6 with QS and starters tough too come by.

Travis Hafner
Travis Hafner
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Yeah but, is Graveman even worth the hold? Bad team, might be splitting with montero.

Joe Beisbol
Joe Beisbol
1 year ago

Gotta make some drops because Laureano, Conforto, and Gallen all back, about to come back, or coming back soon.

My options for drops include: Adam Frazier, Brendan Rogers, Austin Riley, Graveman, Staumont, or Ty.Rogers.

thekid2004
thekid2004
1 year ago

As a present (not future) dynasty league Snell owner, I was really looking forward to the commentary today, but nothing???

Powdered Toast Man
Powdered Toast Man
1 year ago

Grey-
Who has worse trainers- ChiSox or Mets?? Lots of trades and schmohawks added to get through the season. And I have Bellinger too.. aaaa!!

Loved the Parker Posey reference! I
Just wanted to say thanks for the great rundown today!

harris
harris
1 year ago

Maybe Tucker never heard there was this vaccine that prevents people from getting covid. Oh well, hopefully he’s back sooner than later.

NUX
NUX
Reply to  harris
1 year ago

He may just be out bc he got the vax?

Keeks
Keeks
Reply to  harris
1 year ago

Tell that to Chris Paul lol

Nordberg
Nordberg
Reply to  harris
1 year ago

Maybe you haven’t heard the vax doesn’t prevent you from getting it? It could be a regular cold/flu, those still exist you know? It could also be a reaction from the vax? Either way they have to put him in protocol for symptoms.

The Harrow
The Harrow
Reply to  harris
1 year ago

except sometimes people pop positives the day or day after they get this vaccine. sometimes baseball players we’ve all read about that likely tucker knows about.

Trishul Jotangia
Trishul Jotangia
1 year ago

Great write up! Always a great way to start the day!

With Mondesi/Laureano coming off the IL which 2 should i drop?

Lux, Mike Yaz, Biggio, Swanson or Amed Rosiario

thanks!

Dave Funnell
Dave Funnell
1 year ago

Would you start:

Woodruff @ COL
Hendricks @ NYM
Gallen @ SF

Woodruff: yes, start him anywhere and everywhere
Hendricks: tough one, while he’s had 6 straight good outings, he still gives up a ton of HR which is killing me in this Otteneu league. I lean on starting, since the Mets lineup is still ravaged by injuries.
Gallen: I have no clue….for me personally wins don’t matter in the league where I own him, so 3 efficient innings works. But I’m scared.

Thoughts?

Chris
Chris
1 year ago

10 team h2h points league

Adelberto Mondesi or Gleyber moving forward.

Is Gleyber really this bad?

John Oldrods
John Oldrods
1 year ago

Thoughts on Smell after yesterday’s performance?

NUX
NUX
Reply to  John Oldrods
1 year ago

Would figure out a better option. It was Coors. But also, that Rox lineup is just OK, nothing all that scary. I traded away Snell for Eugenio Suarez. I would try to move him as soon as he has another half decent start in June. Fingers crossed that actually happens

Cram It
Cram It
Reply to  John Oldrods
1 year ago

Don’t start him on the road.

Yaz Mantle
Yaz Mantle
1 year ago

12-team, h2h.

i have plenty of quality pitching, offensive power and speed. in that context, 3 quick questions

1) is wil myers worth owning at all?

2) would u trade sean manaea to get Myers?

3) would u rather own myers, josh rojas or hunter renfroe, ros? thank you!

JC
JC
1 year ago

In an extremely tight 12 team league. Hitting has been sluggish but not sure I have enough pitching depth to accept the offer below plus I might have too many outfielders?
His B Lowe and Tapia for my Pollock and Rich Hill.
I could drop Happ or Daza for Urquidy, Corbin or Antone I suppose to backfill pitching.

Team listed for context.

McCann
Freeman, Abreu, Bregman
Trea, Polanco, Albies
Springer, Pollock, Happ, Kepler, Winker, Daza
(Must play 5 OF)
DL: Benny
DH – Yordan
Burnes, Gausman, DeSclafani, Eovaldi, Hill, Heaney
D. Castillo, , Neris, McGee

Hyun-Jin & Juice
Hyun-Jin & Juice
1 year ago

12 team, 5×5 roto

Would you trade?

Woodruff & Bogaerts for FTJ & Nola

Woodruff & Bogaerts for FTJ & Luis Garcia

Hyun-Jin & Juice
Hyun-Jin & Juice
Reply to  Hyun-Jin & Juice
1 year ago

You starting Cease @Hou tomorrow? SON no likey