This weekend, I was kneeling in a garden, tending to my Monkey Face Orchid, when I heard some commotion outside my greenhouse.  It was my much, much older wife, Cougs, screaming, “Grey!  They’ve come for you.”  It was the Rockies, and they were trying to send me to the minors.  They trampled over my azaleas with their jackboots, dragging me through the soil, ruining my suspenders.  I tried to tell them, “You have the wrong man!”  Finally, they heard my pleas and checked my state ID card.  Before they left, I asked, “Who are you looking to send to the minors?”  They replied, “Jon Gray,” and I began to scream again, “Please!  Take me instead!”  So, Jon Gray was optioned to the minors.  Can’t say I fully blame the Rockies, but, of course, I can try.  Have the Rockies heard of underlying peripherals?  Sure, the results have been miserable, but it’s Coors and everything says Gray should be much better.  You really have a better replacement pitcher who is worth ruining your best pitcher’s confidence?  He has the 6th best xFIP in the league with an 11.6 K/9.  I honestly can’t even with the Rockies.  They are the worst.  Then, they brought up Raimel Tapia to fill the roster spot, so, of course, Tapia will sit on the bench.  WHAT THE HOLY EFF ARE THE ROCKIES DOING?!  Caps for emphasis and the hyperopic.  Anyway, here’s what else I saw this weekend in fantasy baseball:

German Marquez – 8 IP, 1 ER, 2 hits, zero walks, 9 Ks, ERA at 5.14.  Only blemish was a homer allowed to Enrique Hernandez, because a German can’t hold down a Kike.  Damn right!

Nolan Arenado – 1-for-3, 2 RBIs and his 21st homer.  Our parrot, Mr. Broccoli, asked to be cremated, and we will honor him with a memorial service tomorrow, but until then we have carelessly placed his ashes by the window–NOOOO!!! Torenado!!!

Matt Kemp – 3-for-4, 4 RBIs and his 14th homer.  He came up a triple shy of a cycle.  Hey, no talk of cycles with Matt Kemp when he’s claiming he’s in the best shape of his life at 33 years old.

Ryan Tepera – Hit the DL with elbow inflammation.  Or as Ron Howard calls it, Backdraft II: Flaming Elbows.  I can’t wait for the Universal City ride, Tepera’s Battered.  I’d grab Tyler Clippard and you can drop Tepera if you don’t have room.

Sam Gaviglio – 7 IP, 3 ER, 7 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA ar 3.97.  Mentioned Gavi Gavi Gavi in Friday’s Buy as a Stream-o-Nator call, and it did not disappoint, except if you were hoping for a win, then it disappointed.  You and your expectations!

J.A. Happ – 5 2/3 IP, 7 ER, ERA at 4.03.  He cruised through four innings without allowing a run, and I went to brunch, then I came home and vomited up my Bennies.  “Happy long hollandaise weekend…,” and spewing chunks.

Jordan Zimmermann – 7 IP, 1 ER, 5 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 3.91.  In his last five starts, he has a 1.24 ERA, striking out 23 and walking five, in 29 IP.  He also threw more curves yesterday than in every other start this year, and has a 8.4 K/9, 1.9 BB/9 and 4.09 xFIP.  Essentially, the best he’s looked since his great years in Washington.  He’s not relying on the fastball at all, which is good, since it’s a garbage pitch.  Also, his next start is a positive on the Stream-o-Nator, so, for the first time in a long time, I could see trying him out.

Nicholas Castellanos – 2-for-5, 4 RBIs and his 13th homer, hitting .310.  The Greek God of Hard Contact is on baseball’s Mount Olympus with Kevin Youkilis and Adonis Garcia.  A holy trinity of Greek players who aren’t really Greek, presided over from above by Zeus Aguilar.

Niko Goodrum – 4-for-4, 3 runs, hitting .236, and these were Goodrum’s first hits all week, but Goodrum is really always hitting .151 in our hearts, right?

Tyler Chatwood – 5 IP, 7 ER, ERA at 4.54.  The name Chatwood sounds like a phone sex operator, and this start is what happens when you see an actual phone sex operator.  “What are you wearing?”  “Nothing, big boy.”  “Mom, is that you?”  “What the hell are you doing calling this number?!”  “I won’t tell dad if you won’t.”

Jon Lester – 5 IP, 2 ER, 12 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA at 2.25, and he pitchslapped Lance Lynn (1 2/3 IP, 7 ER, ERA at 5.49).  As mentioned in the video above, Lester is a Sell, depending on how much you believe in Saberhagenmetrics.

Ian Happ – 3-for-4, 2 runs and his 10th homer, hitting .257, as he hit leadoff yesterday.  No joke, I legitimately don’t think there was any reason Happ hit leadoff.  If you told me Maddon was holding the lineup card upside down, I would believe you.

Brian Dozier – 2-for-3, 3 runs, 2 RBIs and his 12th homer, hitting .221.  You have about ten days to still buy Dozier low.

Mitch Garver – 3-for-5, 3 RBIs and his 3rd homer, hitting .262.  I was looking at some of the top teams in NFBC overall standings, specifically Lindy Hinkelman’s team, because doode wins $125,000 just about every year.  I was surprised to see Garver as his 2nd catcher, then I saw Garver was hitting .500 in the last week, and I shook my head, sighing, “Lindy.”

Justin Verlander – 5 IP, 5 ER vs. the Rays, ERA up to 2.12.  Welcome to opposite world.  I’ll be your host, Albrey Gright.  You’ll like it here; you’re wealthy and handsome now.  Go out for some rich man’s chowder with that hot dame of yours!

Charlie Morton – 6 2/3 IP, 2 ER, 8 baserunners, 11 Ks, ERA at 2.55 vs. Blake Snell – 7 1/3 IP, 1 ER, 5 baserunners, 10 Ks, ERA at 2.24.  “I wanted both of these guys in March, so why in the effin’ eff don’t I own either of them anywhere?  Not rhetorical, answer me!”  I screamed at myself in the mirror.

Evan Gattis – 2-for-4 and his 16th and 17th homers, hitting .252.  Fun fact!  Evan was named because he used to live in a van that had an E Street Band poster covering a hole.

Edwin Jackson – 6 2/3 IP, 2 ER, 2 hits, zero walks, 6 Ks, ERA at 2.13.  As I always say, a player is not good until their 15th team.

Danny Salazar – Will have exploratory surgery.  Somebody’s filming a sequel to Innerspace!

Carlos Carrasco – Will return on Friday, and Francona said he hit 97 MPH during his rehab start at Double-A.  The radar gun they use in Double-A is a man, who looks like a walrus, counting Mississippis.

Francisco Lindor – 3-for-4, 4 runs, 2 RBIs and his 21st homer, hitting .296.  Most shocking thing about his homer?  That Jo-Ram didn’t follow him with one of his own.  These two have been going back and forth in the 1st half of the season like it’s Rocky-Apollo I.

Edwin Encarnacion – 2-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 20th homer, hitting .233.  Rough and tumble comparison alert!  Edwin is Nelson Cruz minus thirty points on average.

James Paxton – 8 IP, 0 ER, 4 baserunners, 11 Ks, ERA at 3.39.  Still believe Paxton is a sell based on his inability to stay healthy, but not on his pitching ability.  So, if you wanna play with the house’s money, go for it.  Though, Hugh Laurie might have a problem with that.

Brad Keller – 8 IP, 1 ER, 6 baserunners, 3 Ks, ERA at 2.09.  If I could make a Faustian bargain that I could have Keller’s first 50+ IP, but it meant I had to take his next 50 IP too, I wouldn’t do it.

Tyler Mahle – 5 2/3 IP, 1 ER, 9 baserunners, 12 Ks, ERA at 3.83.  Not quite that great on perfs (what the kids call them), but a 9.2 K/9, 3.9 BB/9 and 4.03 xFIP definitely plays.  Of course, in tougher matchups, the walks go sideways, literally, and the Ks can’t hold down the fort.  All of which is to say Mahle goes to Wrigley next, and you’re crazy if you think I’m starting him there.

Matt Harvey – 5 2/3 IP, 0 ER, 2 hits, zero walks, 6 Ks, ERA at 4.91, as the Reds’ pitching shut down the Brewers Saturday and Sunday.  Last time the Reds pitching shut anyone down was in 2012 with Mat Latos.  By the way, Latos?  Now pitching for the New Jersey Jackals.  Before you feel bad for him, it’s not all bad for Mat — he divorced Dallas.  As for the other Matt, he goes to Wrigley next, and no thanks, or if Rita Wilson is reading, no T. Hanks.

Jose Peraza – 2-for-5, 2 runs, 4 RBIs and his 5th homer, hitting .274, and has three homers this week.  Yesterday’s homer was a grand salami, and the Reds have nine grand slams already this year.  Elias Sports Bureau said that’s the most grand salamis since the San Gennaro Feast was held in Vegas during the AVN Awards.

Kevin Gausman – 8 IP, 2 ER, 6 baserunners, 2 Ks, ERA at 4.05.  I sold out Gausman pretty quickly after being excited for him in the preseason, due to his 2nd half last year.  Which brings me to my point (finally!), I’m cyclops’ing him hard to repeat his 2nd half.

Manny Machado – 2-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 21st homer.  Machado is such a team player he dedicated this home run to the Dodgers.  Hey, I didn’t say which team.

Mark Trumbo – 2-for-4 and his 9th and 10th homer, hitting .261.  He leads the major leagues for homers in July.  Okay, seriously, he missed all of April, and has eight homers since June 7th.

Shohei Ohtani – Expected to return to DH this week, but not expected to pitch again this year.  At least that’s what I’m saying, I haven’t read anything to that effect.  Just can’t imagine he pitches again.  Cust kayin’.

Kole Calhoun – 2-for-4, 2 runs and his 4th homer, and 2-for-13 this weekend as The Sciosciapath unveiled him as the Angels’ new leadoff hitter.  Sure, he’s only hitting .168, but his OBP is .221.  I mean, c’mon, The Sciosciapath doesn’t need a straitjacket.  That’s just ridiculous.

Asdrubal Cabrera – 1-for-3, 2 runs and his 14th homer, hitting .280.  His home run was an absolute bomb into the upper deck.  It was almost like he was trying to hit that ball all the way to Cleveland to help his former and future (in about three weeks) team.

Steven Matz – 5 1/3 IP, 0 ER, 5 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 3.46.  Mets have already said if they trade anyone from their rotation it will be Syndergaard, because he’s their best pitcher.  Okay, they might’ve had a different reason, but this is the underlying reason.

Noah Syndergaard – Will throw a simulated game on Tuesday.  However, since yesterday was July 1st, let us not forget the Mets paid Bobby Bonilla over a million dollars yesterday.

Luke Weaver – 4 2/3 IP, 8 ER, ERA at 5.16.  Not to be the moist towelette that smells of urine, but you know Weaver’s likely been hurt since May and pitching through it, right?  How do the Cards not know this?  Great question, someone should send it to them:  Cardinals P.O. Box Vatican.

Tommy Pham – 2-for-4, 3 RBIs and his 13th homer, hitting .247.  Just when you think he’s done, he does something worthwhile.  He’s a flim-Pham artist!  By the by, I Googled “film-flam” by accident at first, and instead of “Did you mean flim-flam?” Google just gave me a Murder She Wrote episode titled “Film-Flam” and for a minute I thought that term was a Murder She Wrote invention.

Max Fried – 6 2/3 IP, 0 ER, 7 baserunners, 11 Ks, ERA at 2.55.  The guy with the fantasy team named, Max Fried Chicken & Camargo Adams, is loving life right now, and is Wade Boggs.  Fried is a 93-95 MPH fastball, plus curve and, well, he’s got two pitches and maybe a change that he throws rarely.  When hitters get more familiar with him, he will need to adjust back, then they will adjust back, then…Well, this is the standard right-right-left slow dance pitchers and hitters do.  He goes to Milwaukee next time out, and the Stream-o-Nator doesn’t love it, and I’d be scared in most leagues to try him, but I could see grabbing him for better matchups.

Mike Foltynewicz – 5 IP, 0 ER, 4 baserunners, 9 Ks, ERA at 2.02.  See the comment I make for Lucchesi about four inches down.  Or eight inches down if a girl’s reading.

Ronald Acuna – 1-for-4, 1 run with his 6th homer on Saturday, and activated on Friday.  Tilde break of dawn!

Nick Kingham – As presupposed here while having a lovely Armenian woman file my nails, Kingham will start for Kuhl.  I say Kuhl indeed, and grabbed Kingham in a few leagues, though I am desperate.  Thanks, Grays!

Corey Dickerson – 1-for-4, 2 runs and his 6th homer, hitting .296.  Have absolutely nothing to go on for this other than my gut and I just ate Chipotle, but this feels like the beginning of a big schmotato run.

Colin Moran – 2-for-4, 4 RBIs and his 8th homer.  15 homers feels aggressively low, but will anyone on the Pirates hit 20 homers?  Gonna say no.

Jameson Taillon – 4 2/3 IP, 3 ER, ERA at 4.05 vs. Tyson Ross – 5 IP, 7 ER, ERA at 3.78.  You starting both guys, because, “Two light hitting teams in Petco?  What could go wrong?”  You after, “I look like that skull emoji.”

Joey Lucchesi – 5 IP, 0 ER, 5 baserunners (1 hit), 5 Ks, ERA at 3.26.  Not 100% sure why he can no longer throw more than 85 pitches in a game.  Is he on a perennial pitch count?  Or is it deciduous?  I always confuse those two.

Chris Sale – 7 IP, 0 ER, 2 baserunners, 11 Ks, ERA at 2.41 vs. Sonny Gray – 2 1/3 IP, 6 ER, ERA at 5.44.  Classic Sox/Yanks matchup like Pedro vs. Don Zimmer.

David Price – 3 1/3 IP, 8 ER, ERA at 4.28 vs. Luis Severino – 6 2/3 IP, 0 ER, 5 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 1.98.  Today, Don Zimmer won.  You know what’s gonna be awesome?  When the Sawx face the Yanks in the playoffs, and it’s Price vs. Gray, the game may never end due to runs being scored.

Kyle Higashioka – and his 1st career hit was a homer.  “He’s going to be the best catcher ever!  Besides Yogi and Munson, of course.  RIP Legends.”  That’s a Yankees homer.

Aaron Hicks – 3-for-4, 4 RBIs and his 12th, 13th and 14th homers, hitting .258.  From Higashioka to booyakasha!  I did just tell you to buy Aaron Hicks, member?  Open up and buy AH?  Nothing?  Poison songs?  No?  Okay, I did.   The bare essentials of Aaron Hicks’ fantasy value, and not the Bare Essentials in the new mall, is:  as long as Hicks is playing in that lineup, even if he weren’t doing well, he should likely be owned.  And he is doing well.

Zack Godley – 4 IP, 7 ER, ERA at 5.07.  I was thisclose to streaming him, but, whew, tragedy averted.  Thank God, no Godley.

Paul Goldschmidt – 1-for-3, 2 RBIs and his 18th homer.  Au Shizz!

Will Smith – 1/3 IP, and his 2nd save in as many opportunities, ERA at 1.11.  Ginormous headed manager + no closer = Zsa Zsa Gabor.  Whoa, math’s off there.  Was supposed to equal, SAGNOF galore.  Do I think Smith is the closer?  No.  Do I think if the Giants get save opportunities when a lefty is coming up Smith will be used?  Sí, señor y cinco señoritas.

Vince Velasquez – Placed on the DL after being hit with a come backer in his arm.  Man, I really hope he’s–Bring up Enyel De Los Santos!  (Literally screaming.)

Nick Pivetta – 1 IP, 0 ER and the vulture win in the 13th.  Yup, that’s all he did this weekend.  Good stuff.  *whistles, slowly backpedaling out of the room, walks into another room that is filled with Pivetta’s owners from Friday, when he was shellacked, and on their bench on Sunday*  Oh, hey, guys.

Rougned Odor – 3-for-3, 2 runs, 1 RBI and his 4th steal, hitting near-.300 since we renewed our vows like Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.

Avisail Garcia – 4-for-5, 3 runs, 1 RBI, and three homers this week.  He went into the weekend as a schmotato, and is coming out samesies.

Carlos Rodon – 5 1/3 IP, 5 ER, ERA at 4.55.  Saddest thing ever?  I now look at my starters like, “Hey, he gave up less runs than innings, good start!”  The Grays have damaged Grey!  Obviously Rodon’s not quite fire emoji on ERA, but his peripherals are even worse (6.7 K/9, 2.7 BB/9, 5.53 xFIP).  As my mother-in-law says, TTFN.  That’s ta-ta for now.

Reynaldo Lopez – 6 1/3 IP, 2 ER, 10 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 3.68.  Subliminally, I nod my whenever this guy is mentioned.  It’s a disease similar to Jimmy Legs; it’s called Lopez Head.

 
  1. Simsbad says:
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    Rank in order ROS: Ohtani (DH), Avisail Garcia, Odor, Aaron Hicks

  2. Bill Buttlicker says:
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    I feel your pain on Happ. Really could’ve used a big pitching day to wrap up the week but instead got duds from him and Ross. 14 ER combined against Detroit and Pittsburgh WTF?

    Picked up Kingham after his call-up, but I’m assuming you wouldn’t start him against the Dodgers today?

    Thanks, Grey! Great stuff as always.

    • Bill Buttlicker says:
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      Morning addendum: Are you risking rolling out C-Mart vs. Arizona today? He’s been riding my bench since that seven-walk start against Cincy, but it looked like he may have made some adjustments last time out. Thanks again!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Bill Buttlicker: Was so annoying… I’m starting Kingham, but I have to in my league, I wouldn’t necessarily in every league

  3. Roll of SAGNOF, Hear my Cry says:
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    Dozier or Odor rest of season?

  4. Manley Ramirez says:
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    Sadly, CBS’ uber aggressive ranking of Gattis gets less ridiculous by the day. Sad because I don’t own him anywhere and because Grey is deprived of some prime ridicule material.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Manley Ramirez: Haha, we’re going back to making fun of Gattis for living in a van

  5. CP says:
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    Please rank Rockies, Mets, Cardinals, Reds, Phils and Dodgers (pitching only) at how completely inept these organizations are with how they handle players and talent? I play NL only so that’s my list.

    Questions:
    1) Do you see Buehler again in the rotation with how they are handling him and Ryu coming back? Is he still a hold in 10 team NL only?

    2) Dexter Fowler leaving on paternity leave and also for being a terrible baseball player, Tyler Oneil getting called back up and has been raking as he always does in AAA. Is he an add over Winker or Nimmo as a ULT bat or do you see Matheny and co. just sending him back down again in favor of the wasteland of production that is the Cardinals RF duo of Fowler and Bader?

    • Marty Jannetty_Was Set Up says:
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      @CP: I’d say Mets first because they’re actively ruining the careers of 3 potential Cy Young candidates; Cardinals 2nd because they already did with Shelby Miller, Michael Wacha, and Joe Kelly; after that coin flip because mental damage isnt as devastating as physical damage (in fantasy baseball at least)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @CP: Mets, Mets, Mets, Rockies, Reds… 1. I’m holding him 2. Nah, he’ll be sent right back down

  6. TTRA1N says:
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    Acuna went 3/5 3 runs 1HR 2RBis sat. He was activated Fri. Went 0-4. Acuna Mattata!

  7. marti says:
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    n l only which side ray and corbin for bruce and lester

  8. Ante Galic says:
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    Grey!!!!

    Great write-up! Hope you had a nice weekend, minus the barfed up brunch.

    a. Endured Pivetta start on Friday!

    b. Proceeded to drop him to pick up Kike, who of course didn’t play Sunday. Still happy to have him but…

    c. Then saw the stupid vulture win for Pivetta which would have helped!!

    d. Picked up Dozier off waivers!! Am stoked about that.

    e. In a 5X5 RCL, would you drop Wily Peralta (added on a whim for SAGNOF) to add any of the following starters for today?

    1. Suter, Brent @ home versus MIN [Gibson, Kyle], -0.5% added

    2. Junis, Jakob @home versus CLE [Kluber], -6.1% added

    3. Shields, James @ CIN [Castillo, Luis], +1.7% added

    4. Fiers, Mike @TOR [Borucki, Ryan], +3.8% added

    5. Castillo, Luis @ home CHW [Big Game James], -0.6% added

    6. Chen, Wei-Yin @ home TB [Eovaldi], +1.3% added

    7. Eovaldi, Nathan @MIA [Chen], +16.2% added

    8. Kingham, Nick @ LAD [Wood], +9.6% added

    9. Borucki, Ryan @ home DET [Fiers in the hole], +4.9% added

    Please list all you would add, your top pick may not be available at the time of your advice.

    e. Mark Twain quote of the day for July 2

    Young Man: You really think man is a mere machine?

    Old Man: I do.

    Young Man: And that his mind works automatically and is independent of his control–carries on thought on its own hook?

    Old Man: Yes. It is diligently at work, unceasingly at work, during every waking moment. Have you never tossed about all night, imploring, beseeching, commanding your mind to stop work and let you go to sleep?–you who perhaps imagine that your mind is your servant and must obey your orders, think what you tell it to think, and stop when you tell it to stop. When it chooses to work, there is no way to keep it still for an instant. The brightest man would not be able to supply it with subjects if he had to hunt them up. If it needed the man’s help it would wait for him to give it work when he wakes in the morning.

    Young Man: Maybe it does.

    Old Man: No, it begins right away, before the man gets wide enough awake to give it a suggestion. He may go to sleep saying, “The moment I wake I will think upon such and such a subject,” but he will fail. His mind will be too quick for him; by the time he has become nearly enough awake to be half conscious, he will find that it is already at work upon another subject. Make the experiment and see.

    Young Man: At any rate, he can make it stick to a subject if he wants to.

    Old Man: Not if it find another that suits it better. As a rule it will listen to neither a dull speaker nor a bright one. It refuses all persuasion. The dull speaker wearies it and sends it far away in idle dreams; the bright speaker throws out stimulating ideas which it goes chasing after and is at once unconscious of him and his talk. You cannot keep your mind from wandering, if it wants to; it is master, not you.

    Cheers,
    Ante

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Ante Galic: A-C I hear ya, I benched Pivetta and missed the vulture win D. Nice! E. 7, 1, 2, 8 F. Nice!

      • Ante Galic says:
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        @Grey: Grey!

        Starting Eovaldi! [Fingers and thumbs crossed].

        Cheers,
        Ante

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha, good luck!

  9. aardvark says:
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    After two trades I essentially traded Daniel murphy, Dylan bundy, and eduardo Escobar for Brian dozier. How’d I do?

  10. Dave Funnell says:
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    Thank goodness I benched Price yesterday. We lose points for hr surrendered. He scored a -57.67 points in my league. As a frame of reference, Happ, with his disastrous performance scored 8.63 and Stripling 19.44.

    Is it a blip on the radar for all 3 of them? Price has had 2 of his last 3 starts be porous and you did say to try to sell him weeks ago (I’ve tried….believe me I have). Happ has given up a lot of hits in his last 3 games, while Stripling has been good, but I worry about an innings cap. What are your thoughts on this 3 going forward? I already have a lot more elite pitching on my staff, but would hate to drop one or more of them for nothing.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Dave Funnell: Damn… I still trust Happ and Stripling, I never trusted Price…

  11. Tigres says:
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    Grey! I was on a bus from Boston to NYC yesterday, that coming in from 95 somehow decided to skip the Cross-Bronx, go down the Bruckner, then back up the Deegan, then across the GWB into NJ, then make a small loop around Fort Lee, then go back across the GWB to Manhattan, and finally down the Henry Hudson Parkway to midtown. We got there in the end but it sure wasn’t the most direct route. That is how I felt about Pivetta’s vulture win yesterday!

    • Rafi says:
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      @Tigres:

      I hope you tipped the driver. The cross bronx is the worst.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        @Rafi: Hey, don’t forget Hunts Point!

    • Nehocstu says:
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      @Tigres:
      From 95 south… 297 west to Cross County South to 687/Major Deegan South to Willis Ave Bridge (one of 2 FREE bridges into Manhattan) to FDR Drive

  12. Gray’s Day says:
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    Grey! Hope you had a great weekend

    I’m in first place in my 7×5 H2H 10 team, 10 player keeper league. I’ve been offered the following trades and hoping you can help me prioritize which trade, if any, is best:

    1) my Severino and Desmond for his Ozuna and Bellinger
    2) Severino for Ozuna, Dozier and Newcomb
    3) Severino for Bellinger, Dozier and Newcomb
    4) Hold

    For context my team:
    C- Realmuto
    1B – Hoskins
    2B – Albies
    3B – Rendon
    SS – Trea
    OF – Trout
    OF – Betts
    OF – Desmond
    Util – Muncy
    Bench: Carpenter, D. Murphy
    DL: C. Seager

    Pitching: Severino, Bauer, Ray, Folty, Hill, Maeda, Bieber, Seranthony, Knebel

    Thanks!
    Gray