(NOTE: THIS POST WAS RELEASED EARLY THIS WEEK ON OUR PATREON. IT’S $10/MONTH)

“Hey, I’m Guy Frieri shouting from a cherry-red car and we’re rolling out to some of my favorite Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives! Today, we’re going to Red Bank, New Jersey to visit a little hole in the wall called Aunt Flow’s, where Joey Meneses has established his special take on Italian food. This puttanesca red sauce? You’re not gonna wanna miss!”

After Guy Frieri parks his car; high-fives a patron; randomly runs into a retired NFL player who is still wearing his jersey; tries a deep-fried seafood platter; does the “hunch,” and remarks about how many items are on the well-laminated menu, he gets to the back kitchen, and addresses Joey Meneses, “You’re gonna drop in that mirepoix and let it develop nice color, is that right?”

Meneses looks at Guy then the camera and shouts, “Leave me alone! It’s that time of the month and I didn’t invite you back here! Get out! Aunt Flow’s is closed to business for three to five days!”

So, Joey Meneses has left Aunt Flow’s for 28 days a month to hit for power on our fantasy teams. I did some conjecture on the podcast this week — available to watch now on Youtube! — about Joey Meneses’s hot hitting and Josh Bell’s slump. My thoughts were punctuated with some um’s, but the gist was: If there’s no one in Washington to hit, pitchers will challenge Meneses, not pitch around him, and just let him hit solo homers. On the reverse, Bell now has a good lineup, and pitchers are being more exact with him. It’s conjecture, but con makes a ject out of U R E. Okay, that makes no sense, but you hear me. Meneses was a 20 homer guy with a .286 average in Triple-A this year, but he was about seven years too old for that level. He’s a Quad-A player but a Quad-A player with power is exactly the kind of guy that could excel in the final weeks when pitchers are like, “Meh, what the eff, just pitch him some meatballs.” Did someone say meatballs?! I’m gonna meatball you! Get out of my kitchen! Anyway, here’s some more players to Buy or Sell this week in fantasy baseball:

BUY

Shea Langeliers – Here’s what I said when he was called up, “Langeliers has been killing it in Triple-A El Paso (the home of great salsa), .283/.366/.510 with 19 home runs and five steals in 353 ABs over 92 games. In a 15-team mixed league, I grabbed Langeliers. He could be the MJ Melendez of August and September. Call him MJ Lateseasonez.” And that’s me quoting me!

Vinnie Pasquantino – *laying my computer screen flat on its back, placing one end of a piece of spaghetti on Vinnie Pasketti’s name listed on my fantasy team on the computer screen, and putting the other end of the spaghetti in my mouth* Garbled, “Hey-oh! Look at us! We’re Lady and the Tramp!”

Nathaniel Lowe – So, this floored me. Like knocked me right off the ol’ block. Dropped me to the floor like I was reenacting a Life Alert commercial. It feels like a window into something that’s puzzled me for years. I’m talking about, of course, ESPN ownership numbers. Luis Arraez is rostered in 96.8% of leagues. Arraez is having a nice year for batting average, but nothing else really. His runs are okay. On the Player Rater, he’s around 85th overall, but right by him is Nathaniel Lowe at just below 50% rostered (actually just above 50% now, but when I wrote this he was below — my power of persuasion is incredible!). ESPN players love batting average. Infatuated by it. What does this mean? I don’t know.

Daniel Vogelbach – Big week for 1st basemen. Very, very big week. Large, robust, mansierre-type week for 1st basemen.

LaMonte Wade Jr. – Did a google on LaMonte and I found out his nickname is Late Night. El oh–*coughs* What? Why? LaMonte Kimmel? Well, Late Night has been hot, and I’m turning into a fan.

Rougned Odor – As good as the 1st basemen were this week, 2nd basemen stunk. Or rather Odorous.

Nick Madrigal – I have a soft spot for Madrigal. Deserved? Oh, not at all, but he’s been a little hotter recently.

Jon Berti – Not enough people talk about how the Marlins have offset costs by being sponsored by Netflix to promote Mad Men reruns as they roll out Berti/Cooper.

Jorge Mateo – Back to the ESPN ownership numbers because this fascinates me, I’m sorry. Jorge Mateo is only rostered in 37% of leagues. Of course, he’s way above Luis Arraez on the Player Rater! Also, Mateo is rostered in 100% of Razzball Commenter Leagues, because: Of course!

Vaughn Grissom – Already gave you my Vaughn Grissom fantasy. It was written while letting Jesus Aguilar take the wheel.

CJ Abrams – I wish I had Abrams on more teams. I like him a lot. I also kinda don’t trust him at all. Gonna be Chasing Joy all over the place next year.

Luis Rengifo – Been wondering why the Angels suck? Rengifo is their best hitter on the 30-day Player Rater.

Bryson Stott – Wonder if Paris Hilton’s trademark of “That’s hawt” will run afoul with That’s Stott.

Gunnar Henderson – I don’t trust the Orioles to promote him, if I’m being honest, but I also would stash him, just in case, if I had room. Woo boy, the hedges!

Emmanuel Rivera – Thinking about opening an Emmanuel Rivera casino that has an Emmanuel Lewis theme, then never wanting to leave, until they have the once-a-day Fire Show outside the doors on the promenade, where they set the place on fire and a group of dancers dressed to look like Alex Karras carry out scantily-clad women dressed as Websters.

Harold Castro – He’s been hot schmotato’ing, so take what I’m about to say with a grain of salt. ACKSUALLY everyone in this post has been hot. It’s why they’re here. Any hoo! Castro has nearly 1100 plate appearances in the major leagues, and has the same stats as a good season from Jeff McNeil — 103/13/105/.287/6 in 1017 career at-bats! Until teams stop giving guys like Castro at-bats, they can’t be serious contenders.

Brett Baty – Just gave you my Bret Baty fantasy. It was written while counting like, “And-a one, and-a two, and-a three…”

Kerry Carpenter – Just gave you my Kerry Carpenter fantasy. It was written while riding a unicycle.

Stone Garrett – Just gave you my Stone Garrett fantasy. It was written while going, “Whoa Nelly!”

Jake Fraley – In the five days Fraley was on top of the Reds’ lineup, he was 16,000 times better than He Who Shall Not Be Named has been in four months leading off.

Jake McCarthy – I was reading the standings of my fantasy teams’ steals and I had a read scare, so getting in on McCarthyism now.

JJ Bleday – Hmm, gotta stick with the Jake theme, um, right, so Jake Jake Bleday has a ton of power and not much else, but power plays, as they say on the ice.

Sam Haggerty – Ya know when things are bad? When you’re like, “If only Jarred Kelenic could be as good as Sam Haggerty.”

A.J. Pollock – Been spraying the balls all around the field, like Pollock is up high and drizzling baseballs all over the field, while drunk and played incredibly well by Ed Harris. Okay, I lost the plot there for a second, and it’s been a while since I’ve thought about Pollock.

Dustin May – This was my Buy last week, but he’s also Streamonator call too, like the call it makes to the cable company.

Jeffrey Springs – This is a Streamonator call. “I just lost reception during a Honey Boo Boo marathon, and I realize the irony of Honey Boo Boo being in a marathon, but I was wondering if anyone can catch me up on how it ended.”

Felix Bautista – Already fantasizing about drafting Bautista around 140th overall next year and watching as he’s a top three closer. Yes, it’s a sickness.

Alexis Diaz – Speaking of sick, that’s been Diaz. As in very, very healthy.

Kyle Finnegan – Last week I highlighted Carl Edwards Jr. and his 3rd-rate burgers, this week I’ll highlight the other guy who might get saves in Washington. Half expecting Davey Martinez to now go to Harvey, the giant rabbit behind them on the depth chart.

Rowan WickCubs’ bullpen is Someone-Someone-Wick, which sounds like someone brain farting the song name, Candle in the Wind.

SELL

Seiya Suzuki – So, we’re past the trade deadline, as far as the Sell goes (Sells go?), so these are drops, not “sells” per se, and “per se” is a fancy phrase. What, am I wearing a top hat while writing this? Oh, look at me, I’m Mr. Monopoly Man! Any hoo! If you still have a trade deadline that hasn’t passed, then by all means check out the Fantasy Baseball Trade Analyzer. This isn’t that. This is a drop. As in Seiya sucks. Seiya later, friend. I had high hopes for him, but he’s rostered in 100% of leagues, and there’s just gotta be better options. He’s a barely top 300 guy on the Player Rater!

Jonathan India – He Who Shall Not Be Named is so long overdue to get dropped. India’s giving India a bad name! I had someone offer me a coupon to a lovely tandoori restaurant with a chicken tikka masala and I vomited on their coupon. And it was 15% off! And I was hungry! If this is a dynasty league, then I might be back in on him next year, as I shudder and think about how awful he can be again. In redrafts, I’m moving on. But, in a dynasty league, I wouldn’t trade India for a once-worn-by-Jesse Camp t-shirt, but I would go to Fantasy Baseball Trade Analyzer and explore options.

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Sam
Sam
5 months ago

Is fraley for real? I’ve been watching him since his Seattle days… just always getting hurt… would you drop franmil or profar for him?

J C
J C
5 months ago

1. Would you drop Gleyber for Fletcher?
2. ….Hader for Fairbanks?
3….. Mountcastle for H Ramirez?
4. …. W Franco for Mahle?

bossmanjunior333
bossmanjunior333
5 months ago

*sorry for the long diatribe!!*

Ok…so with my deadline approaching and multiple offers potentially on the table. Please take a look at my roster and tell me whether you would stand pat or aggressively look to make a move. I’m currently in 4th place and playoffs start in a week. My pitching is clearly my strength.

14 team h2h auction keeper 6×6 with OBP, TB, QS, SVHLD, and K/BB

C Melendez
1B Hoskins
2B Marte
SS Semien
3B Donaldson
CI Voit
MI Pena
OF J Rodriguez
OF Mullins
OF JD Martinez
OF Renfroe
OF Fraley
UTL McCarthy
BN Wong
BN Stowers
BN Jung

SP Alcantara, McClanahan, Musgrove, Manoah, Ray, Wright, May, Cobb, Sandoval

RP Phillips, Sewald, Hernandez

IL Tatis Jr, Bednar

So I have been somewhat aggressively been trying to trade Manoah for a big bat or two. Something like Acuna, Soto, or Judge. All of which are expensive and can only be kept for one more year. Or potentially two bats like 2 of Adolis Garcia, Haniger and Tellez. Meanwhile, Manoah is only $5 and will be cheap for a while. He does have a really nice schedule down the stretch though (LAA, PIT, BAL, TEX, BAL).

Or I just keep my pitching staff intact and ride it in the playoffs, trying to take advantage of good hitter match ups with guys off the wire. Bats on the wire include guys like N Cruz, Longoria, E Montero, Wade Jr, Pollock, O Gonzalez, Garret, Gallo

So would you look to trade a starter for a bat or two or stand pat? Thanks so much!

Saint
Saint
5 months ago

12 Team H2H 6×6 OPS Redraft

Please rank the following bench bats:

Lars, Franmil, H. Ramirez, Pollock

Thanks

bossmanjunior333
bossmanjunior333
5 months ago

Trade deadline is tonight in my 14 team keeper h2h 6×6 with OBP, TB, QS, and K/BB

1) My pitching staff is insane but need more offense. Would you trade Manoah for Arozarena? My staff would still be Alcantara, McClanahan, Musgrove, Ray, Wright, May, Cobb and Sandoval

2) If I could get a second player in the deal, which of these hitters would you pick: Cronenworth, Benintendi, Bohm, J Turner

thanks!

Norman Ginsberg
Norman Ginsberg
5 months ago

Catcher question. MJ has become useless. Who’s the replacement (hold is not a legal answer).
Joey Bat (my assumption); William Contreras; Keibert Ruiz.

SteveNZ
SteveNZ
5 months ago

Seems like you spurred Suzuki into action. Too bad I dropped him!

SteveNZ
SteveNZ
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

Eh, Mark Canha just made the sadness go away! Did you know he’s a hardcore foodie? Like real, hardcore. He posts on a separate account on Insta but also shares the pics on Twitter. Seems like a good dude.

I Am Not A Smart Man
I Am Not A Smart Man
5 months ago

G$!

Who’d you rather in a 5×5 ROS? No specific needs.

Stanton
Kirk
Vinnie

Thanks!
-IANA$M

Last edited 5 months ago by I Am Not A Smart Man
I Am Not A Smart Man
I Am Not A Smart Man
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

Thanks! Just trying to figure out what do with Stanton coming back… last question… what about these 3?

Bell
Stanton
Kirk

I Am Not A Smart Man
I Am Not A Smart Man
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

That’s where I’m at as well. Just makes it that much harder on who to drop. FOMO is raging. Thanks again!

lwomack58
lwomack58
5 months ago

Who would you stash as the best player D. Peterson (Mets), Jung or Gunnar. Neds don’t matter.

Peterson will likely be back for the start vs Colo.

Rumor has it that Jung call is imminent

Thanks

Captain Obviuos
Captain Obviuos
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

Who is Jung? Why does it matter?

Gotime
Gotime
5 months ago

H2H points legaue, you rather Walsh @ Det Ed-Rod (batting 7th) or Morel vs. Mil Woodruff (batting 9th) today?

John
John
5 months ago

I need three guys out of this list to help me come the week of Sept 12th. Who would you keep in order please?

Hader, Mahle, Soroka, Kirby,

John
John
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

I agree but I have to give it a go. Let’s see how Soroka’s start goes today.

John
John
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

Wander’s out. I am done with him. Hamate is a tough one. Riding Harold R now and will use the spot to stream hitters until someone looks like a keeper. Wander for sure will go off now.

Life of Brian
Life of Brian
5 months ago

Please rank these OF R.O.S. (redrfaft): Jimenez, Renfroe, Mountcastle

Jack Straw
Jack Straw
5 months ago

Speculating on saves in an NL only league in a very tight race. L. Garcia or B. Hughes?

Norman Ginsberg
Norman Ginsberg
5 months ago

Very disappointed that Detmers did so poorly vs Det yesterday.

Should I claim Luzardo (next start Wed @Oak) or Detmers (next start Fri @ TB)?

BallerMike
BallerMike
5 months ago

Hey G, I think Seranthony is toast. Thought on dropping him for Effross, Barnes or

martinrostoker
martinrostoker
5 months ago

Hi Grey,

would you start Pivetta at Baltimore?

thanks!

martinrostoker
martinrostoker
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

thank you!

VinWins
VinWins
5 months ago

Amazing grab by Goldschmidt on Arenado’s barehanded play.

VinWins
VinWins
5 months ago

I finally picked a good game to grab Pujols!

VinWins
VinWins
Reply to  VinWins
5 months ago

Turnabout is fair play: Nolan Gorman pinch hits for the 4 for 4 Albert with 2 in scoring position.

VinWins
VinWins
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

Haha. Yeah, both times it was a righty/lefty thing, plus Gorman is from Phoenix and had many supporters there.

VinWins
VinWins
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

Well, you still haven’t! He makes all the right moves.

VinWins
VinWins
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

hahaha. You keep his name out of your mouth!

John
John
5 months ago

My cherished bye week is slipping away. Looks like 4 or 5 seed is more likely. I have Stanton, Wander and Mahle out. Only one IL spot. Would you hold for the playoffs or drop one for Quintana?

B G
B G
5 months ago

Pick 5 to keep, 6×6 OPS and QS Roto. Everyone is 2 years except for * players.

Corbin Burnes1st
Carlos Rodon4th
Giancarlo Stanton5th
Drew Rasmussen8th
Jarren Duran8th
Michael Harris8th
Vaughn Grissom8th
Christian Walker 8th
Marcus Semien*9th
Kevin Gausman*10th
Anthony Rizzo13th
Jordan Montgomery15th
Adam Wainwright19th
Lance McCullers21st
Riley Greene22nd
Patrick Wisdom24th

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B G
B G
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

Haha, thank you. I know but it is all I got. Trying to win this year.

Gotime
Gotime
5 months ago

H2H daily pts dynasty 12 teamer
Harris ‘deuce’ at $8 or FreddyKBB at $10
Scores -1AB +5 hit +7 double +9 triple +12HR +2 SB
+7 IP +2K -3hit -3walk -12HR … and fair either way?

Last edited 5 months ago by Gotime
herschel
herschel
5 months ago

@Grey: weekly roto. need to start two of these guys next week. who do you like?

ed cab – @ oak, vs lad
german – vs nym, @ oak
cobb – @ min
jo gray – vs cin
joe ryan – vs sf

thanks!

pugs slugs
pugs slugs
5 months ago

What’s Good Grey?!

10-TM, NL-Only, H2H, 5×5 w/ OBP

I am in a tight battle for ERA and WHIP this week and I may have to drop a batter to possibly secure both categories. These two points are extremely important as I am currently in 2nd place (10.5 games out) with only 3 matchups left after this week. (40 total points left). Luckily I play the 1st place team the final week allowing me to gain the most points. However, he has an advantage in Saves and Ratios, so I need to knock that lead down.

I have the following matchups and prefer to bench all 3 since I already have Ws and Ks locked.  
Cobb @COL
Gray @SD
Garrett vs. LAD

I have some time to make the decision as my opponent has Freddy KBB going at 11:20am. If he gets rocked or goes lights out, I’ll just pitch Cobb. However, If we are neck and neck after that matchup, it will probably be better to gamble and drop a batter.

I just picked up Baty and Garrett for DeJong and A. Thomas. Who out of Morel, Baty, and Garrett would you lose? Baty already playing so I can’t drop him. I would need to drop Morel before the game.

Thanks!!

CA  Wm. Contreras  
1B   Walker
2B   Segura
3B  Baty
SS  Edman
INF  Voit
OF   Acuña
OF   Soto
OF   O’Neill
OF   Harris II
UT   S. Garrett
B     Morel
IL    Yepez

SP  Alcantara, Webb, Gray, Cobb, Lauer, Quintana, Garrett, Ashcraft, Roansy
RP A. Diaz, Finnegan

pugs slugs
pugs slugs
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

I agree not to start any of them. Thanks for the Garrett recommendation!

Jack Straw
Jack Straw
5 months ago

Hey Grey –

Standard 10 team 5×5 NL only roto keeper league. Looking for short term magic in a bottle in my hitting category races – who do you prefer between Nellie Cruz and Stone Garrett over next few weeks?

Jack Straw
Jack Straw
Reply to  Jack Straw
5 months ago

Who would you recommend between Cruz and S. Garrett?

John
John
5 months ago

1. I find it odd that most folks like Tellez but despise Eugenio. Kinda the same guy except one plays everyday. What is your opinion?
2. Which 2 would you want on your roster come mid-September playoffs: Quintana, Heaney, Civale, Soroka, Ian, ERod, L Garcia, Stripling? QS W L Ks, Whip and Era are the key cats.

John
John
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

With respect to the player rater, here are some key comps:

Ave Runs RBI. HR. BBs. Hits
E. .228. 58. 68. 22. 60. 95
R. . 237. 47. 73. 25. 44. 92

steve stevenson
steve stevenson
5 months ago

R.I.P. Humpty

Harley Earl
Harley Earl
5 months ago

Nootbar 0/3 with a walk and a run scored last night! Take that sucka!!!

Harley Earl
Harley Earl
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

Long live The Noot!!!!

Harley Earl
Harley Earl
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

Do tell!!!!!

kilrathiace
kilrathiace
5 months ago

Josh Jung should be on the BUY, he will be up shortly.

Dave D
Dave D
5 months ago

Ha! Rengifo for the win!!! Great write-up!

granvillehouston
granvillehouston
5 months ago

Grey, you’re breaking my heart w the Seiya sell, but the numbers lately support your opinion.

I had high hopes for him next yr in my keeper league.

If you considered that Seiya was injured, trying to adjust to playing in MLB, opposed to Japan, is he still not worth rostering for next yr as a keep?

Hyun-Jin & Juice
Hyun-Jin & Juice
5 months ago

12 team, 5×5 roto

300innings remaining. ERA, WHIP & Ks all important. Would you start Wacha @ Bal Saturday? (-$8.7)

Michael B
Michael B
5 months ago

Thoughts on Yankees ss/2b/Of Oswaldo Cabrera? He only plays 2b on ESPN and is 1% rostered, but the kid has a really nice swing and a 40% on base percentage in the minors. He looks like has a good player with some power and some speed and isn’t getting recognition really anywhere (outside of his dazzling right field catch in his 1st game)

lindorphins
lindorphins
5 months ago

Random baseball question – I never understood why an RBI flyout is considered a sacrifice but an RBI groundout is not. Any rationale/explanation/thoughts?

Hyun-Jin & Juice
Hyun-Jin & Juice
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

Semi on topic here – I don’t understand why a player doesn’t get an RBI if they ground into a double play and a run scores.

lindorphins
lindorphins
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

I guess so. Just always seems sort of odd to me that intentionally lofting the ball or intentionally bunting counts as a sacrifice but intentionally hitting the ball to second base doesn’t when they’re all done to get the guy home at the expense of getting on base.

task force
task force
5 months ago

Hey Grey OBP league better option ROS Baty or Grissom

task force
task force
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

Ok because I have Drury and Espinal right now with Albies and Hayes on the IR so I think Baty is a better option than Espinal and Hayes for ROS

Eddie Harris
Eddie Harris
5 months ago

Yahoo 12tm H2H Would you use #1 waiver claim on G.Kirby?

Gotime
Gotime
5 months ago

Rather start McCullers @ Atl or Cortes vs Jays
+7 per inning +2 K -3 hit and walk -12 homer

lwomack58
lwomack58
5 months ago

Is Luis Garcia(5.15 era past 30 days and 3.84 FIP) a team streamer orwavier wire streamer. In other words is he a drop?

Thanks

lwomack58
lwomack58
Reply to  lwomack58
5 months ago

Sorry that was Houston’s Garcia.

Shorty Chicks
Shorty Chicks
5 months ago

Bonjour, Mon Frere!

Do you have Ty France anywhere still? I’m starting to feel like he has not been so formidable as he was at the start of the season and needs a couple months off to fully recover from injuries. Droppable? He was so good to start that I can’t do it until you tell me it’s okay.

Shorty Chicks
Shorty Chicks
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

Amourrrrrrrrrrrrr!!!

TarmanGotHim
TarmanGotHim
5 months ago

Starting Wood @ COL is insane, correct?

Thanks !

toolshed
toolshed
5 months ago

I guess today is air my dirty laundry day. Ashby is another one who frustrates me to no end. All of the experts liking him…bleh. I’m shocked he’s still in the rotation. He may be good one day but he isn’t ready.

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Honey Covered Biscuits
Honey Covered Biscuits
5 months ago

Last questions for the day:

A) Would you start Gausman @ NYY?
B) Would you start McCullers @ ATL?
C) Some dude named Hughes just took 2 saves in a row for CHC (pretty nice stats). Is Wick still the closer to own there?

Last edited 5 months ago by anthrovisual
Honey Covered Biscuits
Honey Covered Biscuits
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

Yeah, the injury thought is looming but also could just be resting. Cubs have really become a gold mine for saves lately and I want to ride this wave as far as it will take me.

The Big Yabu
The Big Yabu
5 months ago

Ed-Rod is back — you picking him up anywhere?
Starting Sunday vs. LAA, then next week @ Tex

CaliforniaJag
CaliforniaJag
5 months ago

ROS Player Rater still has Seiya 37th in 12-teamers, so someone still believes haha. Think he’s worth a cheap flyer in a dynasty format? Was going to drop Taylor Ward for him

Alps
Alps
5 months ago

Grey
Unfortunately I am out of placing in my 12 team league
I can still win money for pitching categories
I would be dropping Marte who has sucked this year and is still nursing a hamstring
SP’s to pick up for K’s
Steele,Stripling,Josiah Gray,Civale
I know they are all streamers and they suck
Was thinking Steele

Honey Covered Biscuits
Honey Covered Biscuits
5 months ago

A) Looked into Baty some and wanted to re-ask a question you answered in the daily post.

Who would you start in their upcoming series (in need of Runs and Home Runs):
– Jose Iglesias in COL vs SFG (hopefully batting first every game but not guaranteed)
– Bretty Baty @ PHI (batting near the bottom, but a good lineup and possible double-header Sat.)

B) Who would you wager for Saves
– Effross of NY (he might steal the job from Chapman if he hasn’t already)
– Finnegan (I avoided WAS closers because they have won the least but then they still get saves)

Thanks again.

Honey Covered Biscuits
Honey Covered Biscuits
Reply to  Honey Covered Biscuits
5 months ago

I’m also in a keeper league so if Baty sticks I could keep him for $5 next year. But I also want to win my playoff matchup this week.

I Am Not A Smart Man
I Am Not A Smart Man
5 months ago

…*Clears throat*… GEEEEEEEEEEE Monies!

–In a 12 team 5×5, drop or hold India and/or Nico for top 3 of:

Josh Rojas
Pham
Nimmo
Franmil
Meneses
Gunnar

–Need to activate Dustin May in my 10 team 5×5… I don’t love my options, but I figured you’d be able to rip off the bandaid for me:

Lynn
Snell
Detmers
McCullers Jr
Christian Javier
Peralta

Thank you as always!
-IANASM

I Am Not A Smart Man
I Am Not A Smart Man
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

Thanks! Just the normal day to day beatdown over here. I was just thinking about Marcell Ozuna who, with his 2 days off due to suckage, decided to be out drinking until 4am when he had a game the next day. Also, did you know he was worth over eleventy million dollars? An uber is like 80 bucks.

Just to confirm, you would drop both India and Nico for those 3?

How’s life in the post-covid Grey world?

Last edited 5 months ago by I Am Not A Smart Man
I Am Not A Smart Man
I Am Not A Smart Man
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

Dobnak arrives to pick Ozuna up from the club.

“Where is the car?” asks Marcell.

“It’s me. Hop on my shoulders.” replied Randy.

After a moment of hesitation, Marcell begrudgingly climbs on Randy Dobnak.

“Make sure you hold on to the handlebars.” Randy yells as he starts running down the highway.”

Last edited 5 months ago by I Am Not A Smart Man
I Am Not A Smart Man
I Am Not A Smart Man
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

I know! Check out that stache too. I remember the Yankees fans yelling “Uber!” at him. Clever bastards

I Am Not A Smart Man
I Am Not A Smart Man
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

Is Dobnak German? Maybe he thought they were cheering for him.

I Am Not A Smart Man
I Am Not A Smart Man
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

Mother of god… now that you mention it, I’ve never seen Dobnak and Superman in the same place.

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I Am Not A Smart Man
I Am Not A Smart Man
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

HAHA. This is the kind of in depth fantasy analysis I never knew I needed. wunderbar!

toolshed
toolshed
5 months ago

I know this is unfair because I like Abrams too just not this year.

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Chhh
Chhh
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

Tough to make a conclusion on him because he’s so darn young and the Padres sort of messed with his development

Gotime
Gotime
5 months ago

Buy!
H2H daily dynasty pts league
Thinking for next year only for OF … hold Jesus Sanchez or drop and try for Kerry Carp … Stone

jmccullough
jmccullough
5 months ago

Hey Grey!

LaMonte or K. Carpenter ROS?

Gordeon
Gordeon
5 months ago

Add Luis Garcia (SD) again?

bossmanjunior333
bossmanjunior333
5 months ago

How would you rank these OF in a h2h OBP league with TB

Fraley, Stower, McCarthy, Garrett, Wade Jr, Pollock

Have a great weekend!

jmccullough
jmccullough
5 months ago

Wade or K. Carpenter ROS?

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John
John
5 months ago

traded Montas for Stanton a few weeks ago. Stanton has not played a single game yet I am winning the trade so far :-)

Luis Astros Garcia so skaky as noted. Good team, good bullpen so hard to part with him in a h2h league with playoff berth well in hand….but if I do get pissed and try to wreck my team again, would you drop for Heaney, Quintana, Pivetta or Civale?

Norman Ginsberg
Norman Ginsberg
5 months ago

I have one more move this week, and I will use it to claim Ranger Suarez (great starts next week vs Cin and Pit; and doubt he’d last until Monday). But all my lesser SPs have very favorable matches this weekend, so I will need to cut a bat.

I carry one utility bat — and my viables cuts are Justin Turner; Lourdes; and Tyler O’Neill. None are big losses, but each provides possible value.

Justin is my only 3B (so cut -> one player down this weekend). BTW, my roster is already reduced since I own perenial DTD guys Polanco and LuBob.

O’Neill (when he plays) is OK.
Lourdes (provides BA; and always potential Runs/RBI with TOR)

I’m leaning cutting Justin and picking up a Urias on Monday.
a.Do you agree Ranger is worth the move?
b. Do you agree that my cut should be Justin (vv O’Neill/Lourdes).

stevie
stevie
5 months ago

Buy Day!
Should I sit em or start em?
Steele vs Mil
Morton vs Hou
Cortes vs Tor
Manaea vs Was

Duda Want to Build a Snowman?
Duda Want to Build a Snowman?
5 months ago

hey grey! in a keep forever weekly league, would you trade your Acuna ($38 next year) for Ohtani ($26 next year). Given the format, Ohtani is basically just the bat piece (since presumably you’d start him as a hitter for the week and not a pitcher barring a weird week).

Thanks!

VinWins
VinWins
5 months ago

Arraez is 100% rostered in RCLs. For me, all my teams are average-challenged, so nice to have a player or 2 contributing to that category. And he does help in Runs, ranking 33rd overall. Plus 1B, 2B, 3B, and OF eligibility.

Obviously Lowe should also be owned, and is in the RCLs.

VinWins
VinWins
Reply to  Grey
5 months ago

And, despite that, I didn’t have a lot of success in my ESPN leagues either this year!

ellis
ellis
5 months ago

Loved the Alex Karras dancers, gotta see that!

quimmy
quimmy
5 months ago

Kyle Stowers called up

ellis
ellis
5 months ago

ESPN has Adam Wainwright on the Player Rater at 99 AND 142, I guess he’s the new Ohtani

Norman Ginsberg
Norman Ginsberg
5 months ago

Until yesterday, I hadn’t realized how power-deficient Lourdes has become; but he is still a 300 BA in a top offensive lineup.

Drop Lourdes for Grichuk?