I’m like Neo dodging bullets, only instead of bullets, it’s bad pitchers.  Bends in slo-mo and avoids Ed-Rod, twists to the right and avoids Trevor Bauer, twists left and sees Jalen Beeks…Well, I’d never own him, so…Then again, he has been pretty good as the Malcolm for the Rays.  Ya know, their Middle man.  Oh, crap, I’ve been shot!  *dies in slo-mo*  Beeeeeeeeeeks!  *clutches chest, searches for bullet wound, can’t find it* I thought I was shot.  Oh, noooooooo!!!  It’s worse than I thought!  It was my fantasy team that was shot!  You could’ve avoided this whole megillah for the last, oh, I don’t know, 12 years, minus two random years in the middle (not Malcolm) if you just owned Justin Verlander.  Yesterday, he took a no-hitter into the 7th inning, and went 8 IP, 1 ER, 1 hit, 1 walk, 12 Ks, ERA at 2.24, and on our Player Rater, he is the number one starter.  Barely as good as Tim Anderson, but, ya know, those are noogs for another day.  Anyway, here’s what else I saw yesterday in fantasy baseball:

Yuli Gurriel – 2-for-4, and his 4th homer, hitting .269.  I told you he didn’t retire!  I’m talking to myself, because I thought he retired.  Call up, Yordan!

Jose Abreu – 1-for-3 and his 11th homer, hitting .261.  I’m old enough to remember when he was hitting .291.  If you’re not, you should be commended for reading this because you’re two-weeks-old.

Brendan Rodgers – Didn’t start yesterday for 2nd time in two games.  Us before every Rockies call-up, “I’m not falling for it this time!”  Us immediately after every Rockies call-up, “They wouldn’t call him up if they weren’t going to play him, right?”  Us a week later, “I fell for it again, didn’t I?”

German Marquez – 8 IP, 0 ER, 4 baserunners, 7 Ks, ERA at 3.38.  What’s the German word for finding joy in German? *Googles*  Wow, there’s a giant rabbit hole about Proud Boys and Germany I didn’t need to go down.  We will say finding joy in German for German makes me a…Deutschfan!

Francisco Lindor – 1-for-5 and his 7th homer, hitting .286.  No point in continuing to point out how he’s doing vs. Jo-Ram, he dusted that young brother a long time ago, in 70 less at-bats.

Trevor Bauer – 6 IP, 4 ER, 8 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA at 3.95, and now three of four terrible starts, all home starts, which raised his ERA from 2.45 to almost 4.00.  As our frequent commenter, Frank Grimes, nicknamed him, until further notice he will now be known as Bauer the Broken.  I’m gonna let you warg out on my bench!

Carlos Santana – 1-for-2, and his 8th homer, hitting…Guess.  Go ahead.  To lead you astray, he hit .229 last year and his career average in 4700+ ABs is .248.  Okay, too slow, he’s hitting .290.

Jurickson Profar – 1-for-1 and his 7th homer, and 2nd homer in as many games, third homer this week, and has raised his average from .178 to its current (in)glorious .206 in five games.  Profar’s back, snitches!  Hope you got your order in at the Jurickson store.

Khris Davis – Left yesterday’s game, and he should be on the IL as of five days ago.  Crazy to think he wasn’t IL’d already if you saw him swing yesterday.  He was so off-balance that he looked like he just spun his nose on the bat handle 17 times.

Clint Frazier – 2-for-4, 5 RBIs and his 7th and 8th homer, hitting .268.  He’s been one bright spot of Aaron Judge and Giancarlo getting into a dispute with their healthcare provider. Not the only bright spot, I mean one of a few.  DJ LeMahieu (3-for-4, 2 runs) is hitting .325; Gio Urshela (1-for-5, 1 run, 1 RBI) is hitting .336 and these guys have nothing to do with the outfield openings, but I sucked you into a blurb about Judge and Stanton and pulled the rug out from under you.  Suckas!  I don’t mind Frazier for fantasy, but it’s about streaming all hitters vs. Orioles instead of some great stock photo of mirepoix with just carrots thrown at this ginger.

Domingo German – 5 IP, 2 ER, 6 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA at 2.60.  *gesticulates wildly at Domingo’s line in front of Just Awful Happ*  Any hoo!  Been in on German for a while, I’m a Deutschfan!

Jose Quintana  – 6 IP, 0 ER, 5 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA at 3.30 vs. Zach Eflin – 6 IP, 1 ER, 10 baserunners (4 BBs), 2 Ks, ERA at 2.76.  I’d own both of these pitchers, but I’m nowhere near-stan enough on Eflin to fight off all the people asking to drop him.  Quintana is a hill I’ll die on until further notice when I might run for the hills.

Dee Gordon – Hit the IL with a wrist contusion that happened about seven days ago.  Once a week, someone should hire a skywriter to fly over MLB front offices spelling out, “IL stints are only ten days long, just IL the player that is day-to-day…” Then another biplane flies by being piloted by Liam Gallagher in WWII goggles spelling out, “…is gonna be the day that they’re gonna throw it back to you…”

Roenis Elias – 2/3 IP, 2 ER, ERA at 3.70. *rips up Mariners closer lottery tickets and throws them out the window, walks outside and tapes the tickets together and they read, “Brandon Brennan”*  Hunh, cool.

Omar Narvaez – 3-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 8th homer, hitting .301, and his 3rd homer in the last seven games.  Never Narvaez is having a sneaky top five catcher season.  Less sneaky now that I pointed it out.

Lance Lynn – 7 IP, 2 ER, 6 baserunners, 11 Ks, ERA at 4.67.  Turns out J.A. Happ wasn’t the old-as-Methuselah starter we were supposed to own, it was Mike Minor.  You thought I was gonna say Lance Lynn?  Nah, he’s not that good either.  Streamonator hates his next start, but I could see it going either way in Anaheim Which Is By No Means Los Angeles.

Shawn Kelley – 1 IP, 1 ER and his 3rd save, as he was activated from the IL. Don’t think he keeps the closer job with Leclerc pitching well, but put what I know of managers’ bullpen decisions into one hand and the key to a Taiwanese city where fake turds are made in the other hand, and at least one hand has something in it.

Eduardo Rodriguez – 5 IP, 6 ER, ERA at 5.43.  As I say about pitchers who have great ERAs but terrible peripherals and how you should just own them at this point, the opposite is true for Ed-Rod. You can’t keep running him out there with these results, no matter how much better he’s supposed to be.

Rowdy Tellez – 2-for-5, 5 RBIs and two homers (7, 8), hitting .248.  Done a lot of nothing recently, but a two-homer night can go a long way to a hot schmotato run.  I’d say a Rowdy Run, but that sounds like a Tough Mudder, and I don’t have any cross trainers.

Randal Grichuk – 2-for-4, 2 runs and his 8th homer, hitting .243.  After he homered, he placed his bat down like a gentleman and explained to a group of 3rd graders why we celebrate Columbus Day.  Either way, Grichuk is the type to homer multiple times in a week, once he’s hit one.  This was his one.

Jackie Bradley Jr. – 2-for-4 and his 2nd homer, and 2nd homer in as many games.  That home run barely landed in the stands and I had already added JBJ in two mixed leagues. No one ever said I wasn’t a whore for homers.  Put the scarlet letters H-R on my dress and pinch my butt, Reverend Dimmesdale!

Rafael Devers – 2-for-3 and his 5th homer, hitting .320, and his 2nd homer in as many games.  There he is now, Rafael Deversdale!  Deverend Rafflesdael?  Okay, I’ll stop.  Devers must’ve been insulted by how I was saying he was a 15/25 hitter like some throwback David Peralta, and now he’s more of a 20/25 guy like vintage Aaron Hicks, but with a bad glove. Call him Err-on.

Mitch Moreland – 1-for-4 and his 13th homer, hitting .239.  Know what kind of season Moreland is having?  Stop talking and I’ll tell you!  He’s having one of those seasons where he’s never owned more than 50% in shallower leagues, but has a top 100 season.

Andrelton Simmons – Out with a Grade 3 ankle sprain, which indicates a tear, and Luis Rengifo will be the Angels’ shortstop for the rest of the year with Andrelton outta space for any fantasy team.

Mike Trout – 1-for-3 and his 11th homer.  Yeah, yeah, but what did Tommy La Stella do?!

Marwin Gonzalez – 2-for-5, 2 runs, 3 RBIs and his 5th homer, hitting .255.  Has hit in all but two games in May and a near-.370 average.  Still a full-on schmotato!  Though, I dropped him for JBJ in one league.  Oh well, I got one last homer — bombs voyage!

Luis Arraez – 2-for-4 and his 1st homer, hitting .583.  Not sure how he keeps playing, but a guy hitting .580+ should be able to find some eh-bees, sí?

Shaun Anderson – 5 IP, 2 ER, 8 baserunners, 3 Ks, ERA at 3.60.  I’d start just about any Rice-ja-broni, which is all Anderson is, until further notice. Whose notice?  Mine!

Luke Jackson – 2/3 IP, 3 ER, ERA at 3.38, as he blew his 4th save.  Mean’s while, Craig Kimbrel screamed at his remote control for ten minutes until he realized he had to change the batteries. Starting to look like it might be smart to pick up Sean Newcomb.

Eduardo Escobar – 1-for-4 and his 11th homer, hitting .274.  The best party school in Arizona is *checks notes* Edu.Escobar, because of *checks notes* how it does running down lines.

Matt Strahm – 6 IP, 2 ER, 4 baserunners, 2 Ks, ERA at 3.06.  Strahm! Let the boys be boys!  He beat Zack Greinke (7 IP, 3 ER, 5 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA at 2.89) with the help of Eric Hosmer’s 7th homer (1-for-3, 2 RBIs).  As we know, Hosmerpfeffer Incorporated is making our Strahms come true.

Caleb Smith – 5 IP, 2 ER, 3 baserunners, 7 Ks, ERA at 2.38 vs. Spencer Turnbull – 5 IP, 3 ER, 9 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA at 2.68.  Funny (not funny in the least) how if you look at just their ERAs, you get the impression they’re pretty close, but Smith is knocking on top 15 starter value, and Turnbull might not be a top 50 starter when shizz is all said and done.

Harold Ramirez – 2-for-5, 2 runs and his 1st homer, hitting .263.  Sonavabench!  Don’t even ask why I own him, let alone have him benched.  I’m in some deep leagues, okay?! *stands on standing desk* Cougs, yell timber, I’m going over!

Sonny Gray – 6 IP, 0 ER, 9 baserunners (4 BBs), 9 Ks, ERA at 3.78.  I have it on good authority that when Gray saw that Yelich wasn’t playing, due to a sore back, he said, “It’s all coming up Sonny!”  For what it’s worth (and its worth is free for a trial period), the Streamonator likes Gray’s next start.

Zack Wheeler – 7 IP, 3 ER, 6 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 4.74 as he took on his nemesis, the Nats, who mollywhopped him all year.  On a side but related note, the Mets and Nats both seem like they don’t want to win any games.  It was like they were playing hot potato with the Win.

Pete Alonso – 1-for-3 and his 16th homer, hitting .260.  Terrific, wonderful, adjective, but can we pause for a half a second to recall how there was serious talk in March about keeping Alonso in the minors. He’s about the 20th best hitter in the NL and they were considering keeping him down!  I’m farting in Yordan Alvarez’s general direction.

Trea Turner – 2-for-5, 1 run, 1 RBI and his 6th steal, hitting .297.  Only 54 more steals to 60!  *Homer Simpson receding into bushes GIF*

Erick Fedde – 5 IP, 1 ER, 5 baserunners, 1 K, ERA at 2.87.  In two leagues, I won Fedde this week in FAAB and so far he’s been better than Brendan Rodgers!  Got Fedde and acting petty!  Of course, Fedde’s garbage, but Streamonator liked his 2-start week.

Juan Soto – 2-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 7th homer, hitting .254.  Having a hot cola sounds terrible, but, in this case, a cold Soto has been much worse.  Get hot, Sexy Dr. Pepper!

Brian Dozier – 1-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 7th homer, hitting .207.  Brain, please don’t look at how crizzappy Dozier has been nearly as good as Juan Soto.  Don’t do it to me!

Clayton Kershaw – 6 1/3 IP, 2 ER, 7 baserunners, 8 Ks, ERA at 3.33.  Start was made even better because I streamed his pseudo-opponent, the Rays’ Malcolm, Jalen Beeks (4 2/3 IP, 5 ER, ERA at 3.19).  Beeks made me want to trade places with someone who didn’t stream him.

Corey Seager – 2-for-5, 1 run, 1 RBI and his 1st steal, hitting .235.  *holds finger to earbud* …I’m being told this is Corey Seager’s first mildly productive day for fantasy since 2017.

Julio UriasDodgers said they “reinstated Urias from administrative leave.” Short diatribe that you can tune out on if you like. Administrative leave sounds like when your accountant wore his pants on his head at the Christmas party and needed two weeks off to think about how he made Karen feel.  Urias is returning from an arrest over domestic battery.  That’s not administrative leave; that’s “You’re prolly a piece of shit but we’re gonna do like one side of your face and turn a blind eye for now so we avoid lawsuits.”  Woke Grey is the best Grey!

  1. lubey says:
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    Good job Grey.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks!

  2. Ante Galic says:
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    Grey!!

    Nice report, chock full of goodies like how your mom makes chocolate chip cookies!

    a. Dropped Rodgers for Arraez only to discover that I can’t start him anywhere with my daft drafting skills of taking Treat 1st and Story 2nd and Mi-Cha in 2B and Nicky in the UT, so I now have a hot hitter drilling a hole on my bench. Great.

    b. Abbott and Costello quote of the day for May 22

    ‘They disallowed this and they disallowed that and now I can’t even get my head above water.’ – Bud Abbott.

    Cheers,
    Ante

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      My mom doesn’t make cookies

      A. That was fast

      B. Haha

      • Ante Galic says:
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        Grey!!

        Yeah, I know fast and probably not so smart. He’ll either pine on the bench and get pinch hits here and there or get sent back down. Who knows? Next year though, I’ll take him with pick 100, guaranteed. Thank God, there’s always next year.

        I meant to say when one’s mom makes cookies, not necessarily your mom. But then I was also going to make a snide remark (like yo mama) about seeing your mom, then I thought better of that because that’s not the way I roll and I have too much respect for y’all!

        Btw, did you received my post card yet? I sent to

        Cheers,
        Ante

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha, next year he will be drafted as a starter and lose his job to some random vet like Brian Dozier

          My mom doesn’t make cookies, Ante! That hurts!

          • Ante Galic says:
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            Grey!

            Sorry, man. Please don’t kill me.

            Love ya.

            Cheers,
            Ante

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Ha, no worries, Ante — you have my email? Can hit me up that way if you need new address… Always here for Ante!

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              But whatever it is you’re sending me, better be good!

              • Ante Galic says:
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                Grey!

                I know it was the cute post card of a place called Hum in Croatia. They lay claim to be the smallest town in the world. Well, Guinness folk haven’t confirmed yet.

                That’s Hum as in whom not hum the national anthem.

                Cheers,
                Ante

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Damn! I’m bummed… Hopefully I get it forwarded

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I removed my old address from your comment — I’ve moved, I no longer live there… Hit me up on email and I’ll give you my new address… Best!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Hopefully it gets forwarded, Abbot and Costello quotes to my door!

          • Ante Galic says:
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            Grey!!

            Too bad, I asked a random mail bag question.

            Question: How many Razzball experts does it take to screw in a light bulb?

            Answer: All of them to raise Grey up and then spin him around at warp speed, creating a halo of light.

            Amiright?

            Cheers,
            Ante

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Hahaha, there’s a halo of light surrounding me at all times

              • Ante Galic says:
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                Grey!!!

                Come on, man. You know you’re on the top, even when you’re not on the top. I would literally shat my pants if I was in an RCL with you just out of sheer panic and awe and I don’t know what else. Then add onto that your aura. Then add on to that your bushy mustache. Then add to that the fact that you come up with stuff like Ronald Guzman hitting 30 HRs which is so out there yet it’s still possible AND he was injured this year. So yeah, a big huge halo. It’s a shame you can’t work for Anaheim, they need someone like you with a big halo around his head.

                Tomorrow is get-away day for me, I fly away at 05h25 tomorrow morning from Rabat. I will be coming at you live from Paris Charles de Gaule airport tomorrow morning. I get home later like after 20h00 Croatian time but I’ll be too bushed from the flight to make any comments. So…

                Start Giolito on Friday @ Houston (Corbin Martin)? At present, he’s sitting for me on my bench for this start. And seriously after all the beating my ERA has taken with EdRod and company even if Giolito does well I’ll take it as a positive for him to move to must-start territory.

                Cheers,
                Ante

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Bench Giolito, that’s a tough matchup

                  Safe travels!

  3. Crazy J says:
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    Just here to check on Gallo’s average! Thanks for the write-up.

    • Crazy J says:
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      Drop ERod for Bassit or Canning?

      • Donkey Teeth

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        Nah

        • actionpants says:
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          how about marco gonzalez or descalifini for canning?

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            How about all of them for Canning?

      • Turd Wendell says:
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        Just dropped Edrod. Rivaled that magnificent feeling of a coffee powered morning dump after 12 Miller Lights. Flushed him for Canning.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gallo’s about to hit .300!

  4. Norman Ginsberg says:
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    ESPN won’t let me make any moves because they say Jimmy Nelson is no longer on the IL. But I’ve seen it nowhere else, and I don’t think he’s been named a near-term SP.

    • Norman Ginsberg says:
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      They also say Tatis is no longer on IL; I wish this were true.

      • Stumanji! says:
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        I’m also locked up by Tatis’ status. I don’t see a transaction where he’s been activated though…

        • Burningbridges247 says:
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          ESPN is the worst this year, especially the app.

          • knucks says:
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            Agreed. Atrocious year for ESPN and will likely never touch a fantasy league there again. And that’s saying a lot because they were never really that great. They just clearly decided to cut costs in that dept.

            • Hebrew Hammer says:
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              We switched from ESPN to Fantrax 2yrs ago. Resisted at first, but glad we did.

      • keith o branstetter says:
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        Not sure what yall are looking at with Tatis but espn still has him on dl and notes that he should be back Friday, which is what Pads are saying.

        • knucks says:
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          Maybe they say that in the blurb, but his “IL” has been removed… causing me to not be able to make any other add/drops unless i activate him.

        • Norman Ginsberg says:
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          The news said that, but my team roster says he’s active and so I cannot make any transactions until I get him off the DL.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Matthew Berry is operating their IL moves

  5. themendozaline says:
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    When is your prediction for the next time Eloy hits the baseball?

    Would you hold him over Franmil or Domingo Santana? I Can’t see me ditching Reyes

    • Ivan Make Basket says:
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      In a non keeper league its totally fine to move on from eloy jimenez. Theres too many good hitters available to hope that a struggling rookie figures it out. You already gave him more than enough leash.

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Today!

      Sounds like a really shallow league? You can just play the hot hand…I’d wanna keep Eloy though. Domingo has gone could, just assume drop him over Eloy if you have to.

      • themendozaline says:
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        Yeah, shallow redraft this year unfortunately (or fortunately depending how you look at it!)

        Thanks!

    • Grey

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      Gonna say June 17th in Triple-A

  6. Sid Bream Cream Dreams says:
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    So scoot a loots a couple weeks away. Do you see him mollywopping again? Go ahead and grab him? Also i need to drop a closer….neris or hicks? I can only start 2 rp and the roster space is so limited. Thoughts? Stanks as always!

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Sure on Scooter if you have the space.

      Lose Neris.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He’s capable, is he willing, we will find out!

  7. Blaster says:
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    Tommy La Stella or Jurickson Profar?

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Profar for me

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  8. Sandman says:
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    Hey Grey!

    Great write up!

    1) I have Givens in a save-only league. Do you put waivers in for Newcomb and Workman over him? Do you think Workman will get save chances? I was reading that he may somewhere.

    2) I own Kyle Gibson and JA Happ.
    Do you make a move(s) for Pablo Lopez or Griffin?
    Thanks!

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      3) sorry forgot to add. I have Matt Olson -do you like Cron or La Stella over him? Thanks !

    • Donkey Teeth

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      1. Givens for me
      2. I’d want Lopez and Canning
      3. Hold for me

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. I’d try Newcomb

      2./3. Agree with DT

  9. Justin says:
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    Cano, Profar or Odor ROS?

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Odor for me

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Prolly go Profar, but none are jumping out

  10. Brett says:
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    Saves / holds league

    Luke Jackson, leclerc, or B. Workman

    Thanks!

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Leclerc, Jackson

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  11. Bob says:
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    Keep what 2 in keeper league: Eduardo Rodriguez, Joey Lucchesi, Casey Mize

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Last 2

  12. Dontbichetteme says:
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    Hey grey,
    Is Aguilar still a hold? Mazara, Hosmer, Kepler are all available.

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Meh, Hosmer is hitting…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  13. icefire1 says:
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    Started Archer yesterday only because he was so highly rated by Streamonator. Ouch.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ouch

  14. Daniel Moran says:
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    Corbin and Alvarado too much to get JRam? I countered with just Corbin but he really wants Alvarado.

    I’m set at 2b/3b but love a buy low, I also have Bauer, Woodruff, Glasgow, Boyd, Mahle

    5×5 12 team Yahoo h2h

    • Donkey Teeth

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      I’d have no problem giving both

      • Daniel Moran says:
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        Thanks, I pulled the trigger for a couple reasons-

        -Alvarado is half a closer (and sagnof)
        -Corbin’s peripherals are just meh
        -I need steals
        -JRam is a guy that can carry me through the playoffs single-handedly
        -JRam’s Babip is silly low

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  15. Pine Tar Incident says:
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    ***BULK ALERT***

    Likely that Yonny Chirinos will get the bulk for the Rays vs. LAD tonight. Sampson (TEX) will get the bulk following Chavez vs. SEA. DuRapau will open for Pirates, Brault and Kingham could get the bulk there (Brault seems more likely).

    Grey – re: the podcast, you’re so right about late pitching staffs being just as good. My staff went Taillon (84), Bieber (109), Glasnow (132), Luccessi (157), Ryu (181), Stripling (204), Paddack (252), Strahm (253), Matz (276), Boyd (FA), Woodruff (FA). Winning the league in all categories besides saves.

    As a believer in the strategy, it does have one weakness that is worth mentioning – by relying on young breakouts and a return-to-health/form it can run out of gas by the end of the year. Things are rosy now, but when Paddack and Strahm are shut down and Ryu hits the DL (again), it could make for a long September. Not normally a problem in roto leagues, but folks playing in H2H should look out (and try to cash out mid-season, if they can).

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’m still reeling from Beeks, I can’t Yonny today

      Easier to stream in Sept… When we get to Sept., you drop Paddack or whoever and grab guys who you can stream when superstar hitters are sitting or teams are playing their rookie callups

  16. Blue Devil says:
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    Which SS would you start today? Both have been good over the last week.

    J. Polanco @LAA (Harvey)
    Semien @ CLE (Rodriguez)

    • Malicious Phenoms says:
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      Polanco

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Polanco

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with others

  17. Joe Schmo says:
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    Joe Ram, Puig and Votto for Hoskins, Chavis and Y Alvarez. Which side do you prefer for the ROS and long term? 12 team 8 player 5×5 roto keeper. Thanks!

    • Cram It says:
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      Hoskins by a light year.

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Hoskins side longterm for sure, but I actually like the JRam side ROS

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with Cram

      • Joe Schmo says:
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        Do you think Rizzo/Alvarez is more suitable for Ramirez? Or would you prefer the duo still. Thanks !

  18. Dillon says:
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    My man, sorry for the million trade questions. How’s this one look?

    Baez/Fried/Dahl for Snell/Altuve. I’ll be getting the Snell side.

    6×6 redraft

    Thank you sirrrrr

    • WhiteRabbit says:
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      hold

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Snell side for me

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

    • B the Esq. says:
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      Snell side

  19. Thundergunn says:
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    Drop Brendan Rodgers for Cron? Just need some power

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      I’d hold

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wait, I thought you meant Kevin Cron, you didn’t did you?

      CJ for power is fine

      • Thundergunn says:
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        I did mean CJ , thanks!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  20. cliffyw says:
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    What to do with Archer? Bench him until he turns around or drop him for either Mahle or Desclafini ?

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      I’d just bench if you can afford it

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Drop for Mahle

  21. Vash says:
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    Because I’m desperate.

    When Matt Duffy comes back, who gets sent down in Tampa? Daniel Robertson? I assume Duffy will be the new play anywhere on the diamond and in the outfied guy.

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Maybe Andrew Velazquez?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  22. Tony C says:
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    H2H 12 team.

    I have 2 bench hitters which isn’t ideal roster construction. At the back end of my bench are McNeil, Domingo and Ohtani. I need a pitcher or stream of pitching to replace a hitter on my roster. Which hitter should I drop?
    Option A: Pitchers to stream include R. Lopez, P. Lopez, Wacha, Alcantara, Pineda, Lynn, Fiers..
    Option B: pickup a RP since Yates is my lone closer in a non-holds league. Available RP; Workman, Pressly, Alvarado, Castillo, Walden, Gant, S. Kelley, Buttery, Conley, Strickland.
    Option C: stash a pitching prospect; Cease, Luzardo, McKay or Keller
    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      McNeil

      Streaming depends on matchups, and I don’t know their matchups

  23. Vash says:
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    I was hoping to catching lightning in a bottle withe Mac WIlliamson and Jordan Luplow.

    When do I pull the plug on Mac Williamson? I am in a deep league but he has not homered since his first game, and is not hitting his weight, let alone the mendoza line?

    • WhiteRabbit says:
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      right – now

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Who are your options?

      • Vash says:
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        I see on the waivers, there is Chris Taylor? Tellez just got dropped? Dietrich? Flores? R. Guzman? Margot? Drury? Mac and Luplow I own.

        It’s an h2h keeper. I am pretty loaded and have Austin Riley in my minors ready to be called upon…but my 2 utility slots are Mac and Luplow.

        Those are the best players on the FA/WW. Can you rank I guess. I do not care about age, just the best for the ROS as my roster is somewhat loaded for a deep h2h league.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

      • Vash says:
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        I see on the waivers, there is Chris Taylor? Tellez just got dropped? Dietrich? Flores? R. Guzman? Margot? Drury? Mac and Luplow I own.

        Also Garret Cooper, Renato Nunez, Fowler, Miguel Rojas and Tyler Austin

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Can try Tellez

  24. docsamson says:
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    I keep picking up these replacement closers like Luke Jackson and keep getting burned. This is like always dating girls who keep complaining that their four sisters are married and she’s not.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HA!

  25. Murph says:
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    Love the writeup Grey
    Help me please cause my OF is a friggin mess
    5×5 10 teamer.

    My OF options include Betts, Dahl, Puig, Eloy, Mallex, Dyson the Chicken Man, Willie Calhoun and Yordan Alvarez.
    I am last in BA, middle of the pack in the rest of the hitting categories.
    On the wire: Marwin Gonzalez, Albert Almora, Jake Marisnik

    1 – Any moves you would make?
    2 – Also, I have pitchers like Caleb Smith and Domingo German – i figure they are roughly the same tier. What kind of hitter would you target if you trading them away?

    Thanks

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      1. I’d hold but Marwin over Dyson works if you don’t need steals
      2. Eloy, Tatis, Senzel maybe

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks!

      1. Marwin over Calhoun or Dyson depending on SBs need

      2. I don’t think you’ll get what they’re worth to you… Maybe a top 25 bat for Smith and a top 50 one for German, which seems unlikely — better off trading a guy has more name value

  26. Dong Show says:
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    This guy really wants Trea and Paddack off me in Dynasty

    Was offered Sale, Robles and Mize for those two.

    Not sure what to do.

    • Malicious Phenoms says:
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      I’d hold

    • WhiteRabbit says:
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      I’d hold but Robles makes it interesting

      • Dong Show says:
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        I’m also leaning hold but I think it’s fair.

        Appreciate the feedback!

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Hold

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Tell the guy to FO

      • Dong Show says:
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        Hahahahaha

        This is the best Grey response I have ever gotten and maybe the best advice you have ever given out

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha

  27. Alex says:
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    I’m feeling a bit log-jammed with three bench bats right now. I jumped out to a big lead so I recently dropped my streaming SP spot for Alvarez.

    1) Which bat would you drop if trades failed (this league doesn’t like to trade)? Cruz? Santana?
    2) Who are some buy-low pitchers to target? Ed-Rod, Wheeler, Bauer?
    3) If I looked to trade Robles, what kind of return should I seek?

    BE – Robles, N. Cruz, Y. Alvarez
    C – Alfaro
    1B – Voit
    2B – Chavis
    3B – Bregman
    SS – Mondesi
    OF – Benintendi, Marte, Hoskins
    UTIL – Domingo Santana

    SP – Berrios, Paddack, Musgrove, Boyd, Kikuchi, Giolito
    RP – Davis, Parker, Robles
    IL – Paxton, Glasnow

    • Alex says:
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      That’s V. Robles I’m curious about trading, not Hansel. And I’d be seeking pitching in return.

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      1. Cruz
      2. Flaherty, deGrom, Bauer, Thor, Wheeler
      3. Flaherty, Bieber

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

      • Alex says:
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        Marte for Flaherty?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ketel?

          • Alex says:
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            No, Starling.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              I’d take Flaherty, it’s fair

  28. Gonzo_The_Great says:
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    12 Team 5×5 OBP and Holds league where I’m a bat heavy and an arm short.

    Voit for Jansen straight up?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Voit… Don’t think Danny Jansen is anywhere near him

    • knucks says:
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      So you prob meant Kenley here, but lesson learned, right?

  29. WhiteRabbit says:
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    NL only keeper league – thinking of offering a $15 Moose (can keep up to 4 years) for Robles who can’t be kept (last year of contract). I need some speed. Fair deal?

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Sure, I prefer Robles…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  30. SheaSeraSera says:
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    Is Archer even worth roster’ing anymore at this point?
    12 team 6×6 league with extra P category CG’s.

    Starters like Lyles on the wire….

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Lyles works

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  31. knucks says:
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    12 Team 5×5 Roto

    I’ve lost Clevinger and Glassnow. And EdRod and Happ have both taken a shat lately.

    I just made a move below to fix my pitching up a bit, what do you think?

    My Yandy + Vogelbach
    For Giolito + Strahm

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Looks good to me

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  32. Will says:
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    What is it with the Rockies and prospects? They’ve done this for YEARS. Is there no one in their front office who undestands you have to let prospects actually play when you call them up? They did this all the way back to Charlie Blackmon who tore up AAA but never was given a chance to play in Denver regularly. Must be frustrating to be a Rockies fan.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agreed, they dumb

  33. OaktownSteve says:
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    Seen you mention Astros calling up Alvarez a couple of times. I’m pretty sure it’ll be Tucker before Alvarez. Tucker has a very appealing 12 homers and 8 steals most all of which have come in the last few weeks. Plus I believe he’s on the 40 man and Alvarez is not. We added Tucker for a buck in the kids league last week. I am not the kind of person to wish harm to Michael Brantley…

    • Slimcompoop says:
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      I won’t wish harm on Michael Brantley, but how about a grade 2 pulled oblique? Call up Tucker already!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Never wish harm Brantley, but what’s a strained hammy amongst friends?

  34. Dancin Homer says:
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    Morning!

    Is Mercado worth holding onto in a 12-team 6×6 (OPS) redraft league?

    While the steals “could” be nice, I’m just not seeing them yet and could use the spot to churn some SP’s.

    Please & thank you

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Probably depends on bench size, who would you drop him for?

      • Dancin Homer says:
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        fairly deep benches (7 bench spots) & currently have Mercado, Hiura, Pederson as my bench bats.

        And I’d most likely be snagging Lauer for his start today vs. ARI

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Can lose him

      • Dancin Homer says:
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        Thanks guys!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  35. Alps says:
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    Grey
    Getting back to what you wrote about Jackson
    He has really Sh-t the bed.
    In a 10 team league would you drop him for
    Newcomb or Workman
    I can really use some saves
    Thanks

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      I’d hold there

      • Alps says:
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        Thanks DT

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  36. Ben says:
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    And Kirby Yates got the Kimbrel. Kust sayin.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice!

  37. The Other JC says:
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    Thanks for giving me the thumbs up on a trade yesterday. I received Bryant sending Strasburg and Luke Jackson (he he). Now I need to backfill two open spots. Please rank top three on this list as I may not get the top two choices…..

    Hill, Maeda, Heaney, Means, Strahm, Teheran, Lucchesi, Gibson, Chirinos.

    Also, I owned Verlander during his Kate induced swoon. Traded him just before he went to the Astros. So, yep, I am really good at this. Ugh

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Strahm, Hill, Maeda

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  38. Sano Chance in Hell says:
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    Grey –

    Juggling bad closers again. How concerned are you about Luke Jackson’s role? Drop either Jackson or Barnes to get Newcomb? Thanks!

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Id hold

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  39. baseballbanter says:
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    Good morning Grey the Gallant,

    Riddle me this. Few speculative starts, need to pick up final starter for this week.

    Duplantier vs Giants, Alcantara @ Nationals, Freeland vs Orioles (in Coors)

    Who yuh got?

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Dup

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  40. Cable says:
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    12 team h/h points…..ROS

    SS…Tatis or Andrus
    OF……Rank Do Santana,Robles,Meadows

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Tatis…Domingo, meadows, Robles for me in pts

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

    • B the Esq. says:
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      Just RoS

      Andrus
      Meadows, Robles, Domingo

    • Cram It says:
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      Tatis

      Meadows, Robles

  41. Erull says:
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    Time to swap out Jackson for Newcomb or hold?

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      I’d hold

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  42. Lennydykstraisjustmisunderstood says:
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    Is it just Gabe and neshak or is it a new mlb trend that warming counts as pitching a game? The said he was unavailable to pitch due to being used even though he only warmed up

    He only pitched about 3/10 games

    Neshak sucks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, really? Was that why Neshek wasn’t used? Incredible… Nolan Ryan is cackling somewhere about that

      • LennyDykstraIsJustMisunderstood says:
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        Apparently……i’m wondering if he is hiding an injury………..kaplar’s explanation was non-sensical even by kaplar standards

        i never seen a mlb pitcher who did’nt want the ball anytime they can get it

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Maybe, I don’t know, that’s crazy tho

  43. Worm Burner says:
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    Is Keuchel worth a look since the draft is coming soon?

    My current staff has names like Kyle Hendricks, giolito, bieber, c. Smith, etc.

    I’ve never liked the low strikeouts, but at least he’s rested!

    Thanks

    • Worm Burner says:
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      A tier of pitchers like arrieta, matz, Gauseman on the wire……nothing to get excited about although I may pick up arrieta

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Hold

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  44. Troy says:
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    Tyler Glasnow (elbow) threw a tennis ball on Monday and says he “should be back sooner than later.”

    While not bad news for fantasy owners this is great news for the pooches at the Tampa bay dog park.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HA!

  45. frankgrimes says:
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    Hoping the ending of Bauer the Brokens season
    isn’t as horrible as the ending of GOT.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Altuve holding court at the All-Star Game, “I know I am merely a gimp, but I’m going to tell everyone what to do even though I have backstabbed literally everyone here…”

      • frankgrimes says:
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        Not to mention that midget was almost always wrong.
        And the jokes/lols and the very end… almost made me vomit.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          He hasn’t been right since that slimer green crap he sprayed all over the water, and really was that smart? The joke to the whole thing is everyone is crazy stupid and Tyrion was the only barely smart one

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Wildflower? I don’t know what the green crap was — GoT is kinda dopey

  46. Dave Funnell says:
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    Which side comes out on top? Keeper pts:

    A gets Soto $1×2, Robles $1×3, Hendricks $1×3

    B gets Altuve $67×1, Benintendi $1×1, Rodgers $1×3

    Thanks.

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      B this year by a bit, A long term by a bit

    • B the Esq. says:
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      I think A wins now and in the future.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      A now, maybe B in future, who knows

  47. knucks says:
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    Hahaha Stella Lastella… agreed with Ralph, you a knucklehead breh. So funny.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

  48. Charles Crow says:
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    Any one have an easy way to identify a solid pitcher following and opener? Ex Yonny Chirinos, and how to know when they are going to pitch? Is there a razzball term for this innings eater player?

    • man – i wish there was an easy way to identify it for the tools. i’ve made some progress automating this in the Relievonator – e.g., it had Felix Pena pitching 3 IP in relief on Monday. Ideally it would be bolder but it’s tough b/c they have other long men. The Rays are tougher b/c they tend to have 2+ rested pitchers who can go multiple innings – e.g., Chirinos, Beeks, Yarbrough, etc.

    • OaktownSteve says:
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      I follow @Opener_News on Twitter. Seems to be the best source around.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      The Malcolm

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Until further notice, by which I mean until I put it to the crowds

  49. Ozzie Albie's Helmet says:
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    So I read some 538 article early in April talking about Willians Astudillo and how he could follow the mold of Jo Ram, Altuve, Mookie and Lindor and go from a high contact guy into a power bat and how his .ISO was trending up. I got all hot and bothered by the potential of a bat like that with catcher eligibility so I traded Kirby Yates for him.

    I want to take an intimate shower with my toaster. I don’t really have a question for you.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      538 makes some great predictions!

  50. Five-on-One says:
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    SON still likes Happ @KC ($11.0). Start or sit in a 12 teamer? Alternatives include Woodruff vPHI ($7.7).

    • B the Esq. says:
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      Not Happ…..Woodruff looks good.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with B

  51. jaykev says:
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    Yahoo H2H 1yr League (10 teams)
    Batter Stats: R, H, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, OBP, SLG
    Pitcher Stats: W, SV, K, ERA, WHIP, K/9, QS, HLD
    Roster: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, CI, MI, OF, OF, OF, OF, OF, Util, SP, SP, SP, SP, RP, RP, RP, RP, P, BN, BN, BN, DL, DL

    Who would you roll with at MI going forward: Profar, Odor, or Hiura

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hiura

  52. Swong says:
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    Time to cut Ed-Rod? These are available in each of my leagues

    League 1

    Happ
    Skaggs
    Irvin
    Merrill Kelly
    Pineda
    Duffy
    Leake
    Heaney

    League 2

    Irvin
    Turnbull
    Leake
    Merrill Kelly
    Wacha
    Lynn
    Luchessi
    Skaggs
    Heaney

    • B the Esq. says:
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      Nope

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Heaney

  53. I Miss Steve Sax says:
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    Looking for speed. Trade route isn’t going well.

    Top SB options in FAAB are Michael Taylor, Jose Peraza, Jackie Bradley, Jake Marisnick. Thinking Rengifo might be a better option with Andrelton injury.

    Have two players to pick up. One for steals, one for overall value – who should I try for?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rengifo — JBJ

  54. Tony says:
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    In a 5×5 obp keeper league would you rather huira or albies?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Albies

  55. Yondo says:
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    Here are my relievers in each league

    League 1 (12 team points /w holds H2H)

    Parker
    Romo
    Jackson
    Holland
    Cishek

    Would you pick up any of the following for any of the above?

    Buttrey
    LeClerc
    Newcomb
    Elias
    Britton
    Robles
    Nick Anderson
    Lou Trivino

    League 2 ( 12 team roto)

    My closers

    Giles
    Cishek
    Jackson
    Romo

    Once again, would you pick up any of the following to drop any of the above?

    Alvarado
    LeClerc
    Newcomb
    Gant
    Givens
    Ottavino
    Pressley
    Elias
    Walden
    Trivino
    Anderson
    Buttrey
    Workman

    Thanks as always Grey

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold Jackson for now

      • Yondo says:
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        How about Cishek, Romo, Parker, and Holland? Are you still holding them as well?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yes

  56. LennyDykstraIsJustMisunderstood says:
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    this is my pitching staff, is it worth dropping someone for carlos martinez? I read he mowed them down on his rehab stint

    I recently added some releivers and i moved from last to 2nd last in pitching

    Yonny Chirinos Mike Minor Martin Perez Brandon Woodruff Diego Castillo Steve Cishek Brad Peacock Hansel Robles Sergio Romo Lucas Giolito

    IR: Tyler Glasnow Luis Severino Shawn Kelley

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh, who are you dropping? Wait, that’s what you’re asking me… I’d hold, though Castillo is iffy, I guess

      • LennyDykstraIsJustMisunderstood says:
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        Thanks ……..i’m looking for moves that are not there to make

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Look harder, Lenny!

          • LennyDykstraIsJustMisunderstood says:
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            I’m learning……..the RCL is requires much more knowlege than the other leagues i have been in

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, it’s tough

  57. sportivetricks says:
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    Hey Guys.

    All my hitters are slumping. All my pitchers are getting rocked. ::sniff, sob::

    Anyway, Grey, is it time to move Ed-Rod to streamer-ing? Other options to hold, in my order of interest, would be Maeda (back next week?), Mikolas, Woodruff.

    I still have a Kyle Gibson Spot (aka “streaming spot”) to work from.

    Lurve.

    • sportivetricks says:
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      Oh, and maybe Musgrove?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Maeda

  58. kilkennybrian says:
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    Do you think Andrew Heaney is worth a stash/start for Sunday and going forward in a 10 team league? He just struck out 10 in rehab start.

    • Cram It says:
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      I don’t trust a pitcher’s first start back from a long time on the DL, but sure he’s worth a stash.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with Cram

  59. Five-on-One says:
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    Sit one for the week: Odor, Aledmys, Nicky Lopez.

    • Five-on-One says:
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      Also, does Domingo Santana rank among the three listed above.

    • Cram It says:
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      Lopez.

      No.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Diaz

      Agree with Cram on Domingo

      • Five-on-One says:
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        Sorry – I left out a word on my second question. I meant WHERE does Domingo rank amongst the other three? From your response I assume he is LAST among the four (or is he FIRST)? Dunno.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          1st

  60. Five-on-One says:
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    Last question for the day – Third RP spot (5×5 league). Alvarado, Parker, Workman. Pick one. I need saves.

    • Five-on-One says:
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      Or newcomb?

    • Cram It says:
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      Alvarado, Parker.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with Cram

  61. Mr. Rickey says:
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    12 team H2H –

    C Chinoros
    1B Alonso
    2B Albies
    SS Mondesi
    3B Baez
    OF Springer
    OF Acuna
    OF Domingo Santana
    UT Jorge Polanco
    UT Eduardo Escobar
    BN Hiura, Dahl
    DL Eloy

    SP Corbin, German, German Marquez, Soroka, Fried, Boyd
    RP Smith, Greene, Robles, Parker, Puke Jackson

    I have not activated Eloy from the DL. Available prospects to pick up are – Yordan Alvarez, Brendan Rogers, Nicky Lopez, Riley, Tapia, Mercado. Also available are – Dwight Smith Jr., Moreland, La Stella, Dyson, Soler, Verdugo.

    Drop someone to activate Eloy? Make any other moves?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh, lose Jackson I guess, you should make some trades to consolidate your hitting, you’re never going to play Hiura, so what good is another rookie?

  62. Db says:
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    Guy wants to trade me votto for a mid tier pitcher my team can’t hit I have studs and I’m batting 230 for weeks.

    Trade him odorizzi, Gibson, porcello, Lynn, luchessi, minor, Corbin Martin?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Porcello

  63. Ryan says:
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    Hi there! I’m hoping to trade for Austin Riley. I’m looking to offer Luis Castillo and Hunter Dozier for Austin Riley and Chris Bassit. Is this a good trade for me in a dynasty league?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No

  64. PB&J says:
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    Hi Grey!

    What do you think of trading my Hader for his Joey Gallo? Its a K/9 league with Ks as a negative offensive category.

    Thanks for all your help.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds fine to me

  65. James Bolger says:
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    When you talk about getting “Cheaper Saves”, what kind of names do you suggest targeting?

    • Cram It says:
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      Guys in committees and/or on sh*tty teams. Parker, Alvarado, Castillo, Wade Davis, Romo…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with Cram

  66. NickNice says:
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    Drop e.rodriguez for Corbin Martin?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  67. Eric Brownell says:
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    Desperate for pitching, and have some speed to spare with both Mondesi and T. Anderson. Have a guy in the league who every year tries to trade for my best player, but has made an offer I’m cosidering. My Mondesi for his Tatis and G. Marquez. Here’s what I’m working with (weekly lineups, 12 Team 6×6 Roto with OPS, QS, no wins, and K/9):
    C – Alfaro
    1b – Encarnacion
    2b – Mondesi
    3b – Suarez
    SS – Bregman
    CI – Muncy
    MI – T. Anderson
    OF – Acuna
    OF – R. Hopkins
    OF – Robles
    OF – Pederson
    UT – Ohtani
    BN – C. Walker
    BN – D. Smith

    SP – Corbin
    SP – Happ
    SP – Kikuchi
    SP – K. Gibson
    RP – Hader
    RP – Greene
    P – M. Gonzales
    P – Skaggs
    P – Fiers
    BN – Pineda
    BN – Barnes
    BN – S. Kelley
    BN – C. Anderson
    BN – C. Irving
    DL – T. Williams

    Am also shopping Robles for pitching, but everyone’s hoarding their arms.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      That deal sounds fine if you need pitching

  68. HH says:
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    Loved the JBJ line. I’m in a 12 team AL only keeper league, would you trade Austin Meadows($16- 2 years left) for Aaron Hicks and Blake Trienen(who have expiring contracts)?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! Hold

  69. I am the Walrus says:
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    Why would I trust Eric frickin Lauer and his 5.20 ERA and 1.40 Whip for a streamer just because STream-o-nator gives him a 17 (which is insanely high). His going today at home against Arizona. Would you stream him with confidence?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I am not

  70. Try says:
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    Choose two, no specific needs

    Kepler
    Hiura
    Olson
    Ohtani
    Odor

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hiura, Olson

      • Try says:
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        And who is your favorite out of those two?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Alfaro

          • Try says:
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            Out of Hiura and Olson? Lol

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Olson

  71. Yung says:
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    Vazquez or Alfaro

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Alfaro

  72. Bozo says:
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    Choose one for runs

    Hiura
    Greg Polanco
    Yandy

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Polanco

  73. Lubes says:
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    Got offered Alonso for Bauer in a 5-keeper league. Seems like the ultimate sell low-buy high for me. But I could use the offense boost, and could weather the loss of Bauer if 2 out of Paxton, Glasnow, and Clevinger make it back. If season were to end today I might not keep either of them- Acuna, Machado, Mondesi, Hoskins, Benintendi instead.
    Thoughts?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds fair

      • Lubes says:
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        If I go for it- who’s the add to (not disastrously) fill some innings (limited pickups- can’t stream)-
        – Martin Perez
        – Gioloto
        – Bassitt
        – Quintana
        – Davies
        – Teheran
        – Arrieta

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Quintana

  74. Scott says:
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    Thanks for another great write-up, Grey. I’m looking for some bench support (no specific stats needed, at this point) and have some guys in mind. How would you rank these players going forward, in terms of upside? Mixed H-2-H, standard 5×5 plus 2B and BB. Thanks!

    – Mallex Smith, I.Desmond, J.Peraza, Brendan Rodgers, Will Calhoun (hurt?)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rodgers, Smith

  75. Schoolboy P says:
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    Trade my Mercado (3 years left) for Matt Olson (0 years left) in keeper. Currently in 1st and hoping to hold it.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wow, that’s crazy

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      They’re not even trying anymore

      • knucks says:
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        They’ve moved from the Not trying anymore phase and into the straight up trolling on Twitter phase. Wild.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Wild, indeed

  76. Dominican Dong says:
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    Is Dahl hurt? Is it time to consider dropping him?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah

  77. Swong says:
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    Would you drop Luchessi for one of the following

    Irvin
    Duffy
    Merrill Kelly

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah

  78. bacca72 says:
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    12 team 5×5 obp

    Trade Ohtani for Kikuchi?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Kikuchi

  79. Riley freeman says:
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    Just got offered Soto for Morton. Thinking no. Yahoo points league. Redraft. If I needed bats I’d be all over it. I also think Soto is heating up, and Morton is again and could fall apart at any minute.

    My current lineup is

    W Ramos
    R Hoskins
    O Albies
    N Arenado
    G Torres
    E Rosario
    B Harper
    A benentendi
    F Reyes
    B buxton
    V Robles
    H dozier
    D gregorious
    A judge

    L Castillo
    C Morton
    D German
    M Soroka
    Y Kikuchi
    L Giolito
    M fried
    Z Eflin
    J Musgrove
    E Diaz
    T Glasnow

  80. Ryan says:
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    My dynasty team is not competing much in saves. My only other closer is Hansel Robles. I could use more sp depth. do I trade Hader for Hamels and Tanaka?

  81. Ban man says:
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    Olson or Ohtani ROS

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Olson

  82. HarperBetterThanTrout says:
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    If I send Verlander and receive German Marquez + Felipe Vázquez, is it a fair deal?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah

  83. kilkennybrian says:
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    Noticed in many of your “either or/ROS” questions that you aren’t high on Ohtani (relatively)

    Is that due to eligibility, playing time, or simply an overrated player?

    He seemingly profiles as a .280-25-80-80-10 type player. Which is good.

    For example, Olson and Kikuchi you just mentioned as better; both solid assets, but over Ohtani?

    Just curious on your thoughts on him, as I have him in a few leagues.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I don’t mind Ohtani, Olson is a top 70 player, Ohtani is around 100 — Kikuchi is apples/oranges

  84. pmeilleur says:
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    Holds league, is Andrew Miller worth hanging on to at this point or should I be looking elsewhere?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah, drop

  85. Dominican Dong says:
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    Rank ROS please:
    Mahle, Giolito, Kikuchi, ERod, Strahm

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Kikuchi, Giolito

      • Dominican Dong says:
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        How about the other 3. Need to drop 1 or 2.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Then ask me who to drop — EdRod

  86. Filkarri says:
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    OPS league, currently rostering Yandy and Aguilar as a first baseman. Drop one of them for Moreland, Walker, Hosmer, or Gonzalez? Or heck drop em both for 2 of those guys?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Both, Hosmer and Moreland — no idea who Gonzalez is

      • Peter Meilleur says:
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        Marwin, sorry.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I figured

  87. Yoinks says:
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    Eloy or Riley?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Eloy

  88. Mike says:
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    Would you deal Machado to get S Marte and Corbin?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  89. baseballbanter says:
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    Rank them ROS

    Mallex, Kingery, Nimmo, Clint Frazier, Avisail Garcia

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Depends on needs, there’s no ROS — Try Frazier

      • baseballbanter says:
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        Points league.

        Needs are maximum value across all hitting stats. Emphasis on Power/XBH/RBI/Runs

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Avisail

          • baseballbanter says:
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            What bout playing time concerns?

            Yandy is injured now, so Avi is in the lineup. But once he returns, they have Yandy at DH, OF is Pham, Kier, Lowe. Choi at 1st.

            Think they’ll find a way to keep him in?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              I’d go Frazier first, you didn’t seem to like that, so Avisail was my 2nd choice

  90. sal says:
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    Would you add Martin Perez in a ten team league or do you have some skepticism?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d add him

  91. Joe Schmo says:
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    Rizzo/Alvarez or JoeRam? 12 team keeper in which we hold 8. Thanks! Currently I have Goldy, Freeman, Hoskins and Rizzo qualifying at 1B

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rizzo

  92. I Miss Steve Sax says:
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    Looking to improve pitching, but can’t sacrifice too much hitting. traditional 5×5 16 team mixed.

    Now – Jose Abreu (Corner) – LaStella (Middle) – using 3 of 4 of Pineda, Archer, Wacha, Kyle Gibson

    Possible After – LaStella (Corner) – Willy Adames (until Didi is Healthy) – Robbie Ray and 2 of the guys listed above.

    Abreu or Ray?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I miss Steve Sax too, daily

      Abreu

  93. Jax says:
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    Vazquez or Phegley? Thx.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Vazquez

  94. ozzie smith says:
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    Greg Holland or Wade Davis rest of the season 10 team h2h?
    Both have been very underwhelming to own for the teams they are playing for and I’m going to use their spot to pick up a SP.
    I already own Yates, Hader, Treinen, and Kimbrel so I’ve been winning saves every week.
    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Davis

  95. Monte Crisco says:
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    Follow up from yesterday-
    16 Team 6×6 H2H w/ OPS & K/BB
    Pitching is thin and my ratios aren’t cutting it consistently. Need bulk for counting stats. Offense can afford to take the hit.
    Tried Hiura for Yu. He countered Albies/Holland or Urshela for Yu/C.Seager.
    Feel like Albies to the 8 spot could stick with Acuna performinat at 1 and Riley looking solid. Not that sure Albies is that much better than Hiura anymore. A few steals surely but could see the rest being close. Am I crazy leaning take here?
    -Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not good

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yu can singlehandedly tank your K/BB category

  96. MondesiMyNewReligion says:
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    I have plenty of saves in one league and got offered Domingo German for Brad Hand.

    Is this ok or I can get someone better for Hand?

    • MondesiMyNewReligion says:
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      He said he could receive Glasnow if I don’t want to deal German. Not sure who’s better to send. This is a keeper league btw

      • MondesiMyNewReligion says:
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        My bad.. I meant to say he’s willing to send Glasnow in case I don’t want Domingo..

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Confused now, tell me the whole trade again

          • MondesiMyNewReligion says:
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            Yeah sorry I did a mess. Basically I’ve got a lot of closers. One guy is offering me either Domingo German or Glasnow for Brad Hand and I do need SP. Is it worth it to take either of them for Hand? Who?

            And this is a keeper league

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Ah, I see… I’d gamble and take Glasnow, but it’s risky with the injury

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Works for me

  97. gogulls says:
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    Franmil Reyes or Austin Riley ROS and keeper?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Riley

  98. Justin Ralph says:
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    I traded Greene and Mazara for Charlie Blackmon back when he only had 5 HRs. Yesterday I traded Blackmon and Odorizi for Yelich. Do you like that deal Grey?

    Ok second question. I now have a dream lineup of hitting that is Grey approved. Grandal, Hoskins, Mondesi, Baez, Segura, Acuna, Yelich, Bellinger, Polanco and Senzel. My pitching is questionable which has me thinking should see high on Bellinger.

    So what do you think of this offer? Bellinger and Martin Perez for Verlander and Strasburg? Im not sure the other team would accept but is that a trade you would like?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice trade!

      Cody side

  99. Marty Jannetty_Was Set Up says:
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    I normally trust in SON, but so far this week I’ve burned 2 out of 12 starts (Archer, S. Turbull), and thanks to Carrasco and a few other insta-starts I’ve only got 6 left.

    SON likes Jon Gray today @ PIT ($10). Roll him out there, or pass for a better option over the weekend?

    Also, saw above that you’d drop Archer to pick up Mahle. In 1 league a guy is willing to trade Votto for an SP. Try selling Archer? My other 1B/CI options are Freeman, Huntier Dozier, Aguilar, C. Walker. Does Votta start regularly over any of those names not named Freddie?

    Appreciate you brothah!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d stream Gray

      Sure, sell Archer, he’s donezo

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Votto starts over Aguilar, I’d imagine

      • Marty Jannetty_Was Set Up says:
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        Thanks again brothahman!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  100. Jedi says:
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    Grey,

    I stupidly picked up Davies for the stream today at home vs. the Reds (already 5 ER through 2 IP). Darn regression fairies..

    So, add Lyles (vs. COL) or Giolito (@ HOU) for tomorrow?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lyles

  101. Jon Gray's broken toe says:
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    As always your articles are the best at balancing data with the eye test.

    Miguel Cabrera … tore his biceps tendon in 2018. The data says he cannot hit a fastball like he used to. You would think connecting a bat to high velocity would be the last element to come together when coming back from a torn biceps tendon, and everything else in his batting profile looks pretty good. Lots of folks think he will never bounce back … I think he needs time for that tendon to transition from fully healed to elite condition. Do you think this is the new Miggy or that he has a chance to bounce back?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks!

      Miggy is fascinating because he’s hitting balls hard, but not doing anything with them, bunch of dying ducks off bat — could just be age, and he’s now a 365-foot fly ball out guy

  102. Steve says:
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    14t QS, my staff

    Bauer
    Thor
    Soroka
    Fried
    Lucchesi
    Stroman
    Gibson
    Stash: Gallen
    IL: Glasnow

    1. Would you swap any of the above for:

    Mahle, Pablo Lopez?

    2. Is Aguilar in a platoon or has he just fallen completely out of favor? His wOBA is .270, awful. You holding him still?

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Mahle for Gibson sounds fine 2. Lose Aguilar

  103. Bat Flip says:
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    SB aside, who would you rather have for the other 4 categories ROS – Merrifield or Albies?

    I think Albies is overrated and looking to package him for a trade.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Merrifield

      • Bat Flip says:
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        Between Albies and Chavis who do you like ROS? Braves keep moving Albies up and down the order and I’m not even sure he’s good for a ton of runs scored – especially if he can’t get on base.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Albies

  104. Ron Swanson says:
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    Should I deal McNeil and Wil Myers for Eddie Rosario? Rosario went a bit cold but might be worth it for that price? Thoughts? its a 6×6 with OPS

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  105. erad says:
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    DeShizz is back on the menu boys!

    Am I happy Dozier already has 2 RBIs? Sure. Would I prefer a double or even a base knock to go along with it? You bet. I’m a greedy SOB

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Samesies

  106. 3mango says:
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    With Andrelton Simmons out (forever)..need a new Util spot (10team-Roto). Do you like Mitch Moreland or Nicky Lopez? Best all around upside..

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Moreland

      • 3mango says:
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        Awesome. Thanks!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  107. Cable says:
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    H/H points …..expect what SPer back in return for Do Santana

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      German? Either, Marquez 1st

  108. NJW says:
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    More quality reporting on ESPN’s part in their Billy Hamilton blurb today:

    “Hamilton is Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star for the first game of Wednesday’s doubleheader with the Cardinals.”

    …….

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

  109. CTFDU says:
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    Head to Head 14 teams. Drop 3 please:

    Willson Contreras ChC – C
    Pete Alonso NYM – 1B
    Adalberto Mondesi KC – 2B,SS
    Manny Machado SD – 3B,SS
    Gleyber Torres NYY – 2B,SS
    Andrew Benintendi Bos – OF
    Nick Senzel Cin – 3B,OF
    Austin Riley Atl – 3B,OF
    Ronald Acuña Jr. Atl – OF
    Domingo Santana Sea – OF
    David Dahl Col – OF
    Austin Meadows TB – OF
    Michael Conforto NYM – OF
    Fernando Tatis Jr. SD – SS

    • nightpandas says:
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      Assuming this is a redraft

      Senzel Riley Dahl

      • CTFDU says:
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        No redraft. Sorry.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Riley, Domingo, Dahl

  110. TJ says:
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    JBJ, J Aguilar, or Moreland as a last bat?!
    Thanks!

    • TJ says:
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      Or Tapia?

      • nightpandas says:
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        Moreland

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Moreland

  111. Cable says:
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    H/H points… is German a sell high or hold ROS

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sell high I guess, depends what you’re getting

  112. Scott Kimmel says:
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    Grey,

    I have Yoenis Cespedes ($5) on IL. Is he worth stashing for next year ($6), or cut him now? Thanks as always

    • Whatever says:
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      FWIW: i would not rely on him.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No idea of your options, cut him bc of why?

      • Scott Kimmel says:
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        I have Tapia, Calhoun, Bellinger, Brantley, JD Martinez, Rosario, Senzel, Markakis, and Aaron Hicks

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Okay, you can lose Yoenis

          • Scott Kimmel says:
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            pitching is so thin right now. I could use another starter. my choices:

            Ariel Jurado
            Danny Duffy
            Tommy Milone
            Sandy Alcantara

            Who should I pick up?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Alcantara

              • Scott Kimmel says:
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                i just lost wade davis to IL. There is no one available. i dont even trust Romo

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Sending support your way

                  • Scott Kimmel says:
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                    Support how G-Man?

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Emotional?

                  • Scott Kimmel says:
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                    now im hearing that JD Martinez may be heading to the IL. I wont have any room to place him on the IL.

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Crap

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      im in big trouble. here is who I have on the IL

                      Sal Perez
                      Mitch Garver
                      Jose Altuve
                      Willie Calhoun
                      Didi Gregorius
                      James Paxton
                      Corey Kluber
                      Luis Severino
                      Corey Knebel
                      Wade Davis

                      No room to put anyone else on the IL. I am maxed out

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Knebel and Perez are likely droppable

                  • Scott Kimmel says:
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                    Grey,

                    My league is a keeper league. to keep perez and Knebel next year will cost me Perez ($11), and Knebel ($26) against my cap next year

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Knebel is awful at that price

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      Perez is a steal at $11. i may have to wait until one of my guys come off the IL until I can possibly put Martinez on the IL

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      JD is IL’d?

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      not yet, but they said its a possibility because of his back issues

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      According to Rotoworld:

                      J.D. Martinez is dealing with a sore back on top of the illness that has kept him out of the lineup.

                      Martinez has not played since Sunday, and the back issue likely has as much — if not more — to do with his absence than the illness. There’s a chance that Martinez also won’t be back in the lineup on Thursday, and at this point, you have to wonder if a trip to the injured list is a possibility. He’s still considered day-to-day, but it’s something to monitor.

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Sounds day to day

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      hopefully I can dodge a bullet

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Yeah

  113. Whatever says:
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    Ten team mixed. Time to drop Aguilar for Cron? Tia.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  114. Cable says:
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    H/H points 12 team ….what SPer you giving me back for Do Santana & German …be nice

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      German who?

      • Cable says:
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        Do German

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          A top 10 SP?

  115. Pugs & Slugs says:
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    Hi Grey

    10 TM, NL-Only H2H 5×5(OBP)

    I picked up J. Webb (Newcomb already rostered) just in case the committee is in effect with Jackson’s most recent BS.

    I want to stash Mitch Keller (PIT) as a possible starter, but given the Pirates history, they might wait till mid-June for a call-up. I am currently in first (4.5 games separate top 4 teams). Which of the following would you do?

    A) Add Keller for Webb. In 2 weeks Kimbrel will sign for ATL or another team, and I have two Closers, and two new spots to play with. Long-Term I’m fine.
    B) Hold Webb for a few days and hope Keller doesn’t get stashed by another team. See how things sort out over the next 3-4 games for the Braves BP, and add Keller.
    C) Drop Parra for Keller since he’s not producing, and I don’t absolutely need his stats this week, and just put Hampson in my line up to collect dust.

    I’m leaning A for the shot at an upside arm.
    Thank You!

    Roster:
    CA Suzuki
    1B Rizzo
    2B Hernandez
    3B Rendon
    SS Escobar
    IF J.D. Davis
    OF Acuna
    OF Harper
    OF Robles
    OF Almora Jr.
    UT Parra
    B Hampson
    IL Zimmerman

    SP Musgrove, Ryu, Eflin, Matz, Mikolas, T. Richards
    RP Yates, Jackson, Stripling, J. Webb (Bench) Kimbrel (Bench)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lose Parra for Keller — how ya doing in this league?

      • Pugs & Slugs says:
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        Thanks for the response!

        I’m in first. 2nd week in a row. Playing the #3 team right now. I traded Bryant 2 days before his three homer day. Bryce will heat up though.

        I think Kimbrel will be a difference maker, and if/when Hampson gets the call after All-Star break, that will be a huge boost. My biggest problem is I have no true Aces besides Ryu.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nice! I’m hoping kimbrel gets the call from someone soon

          • Pugs & Slugs says:
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            M. Kelly just ruined my day. I picked him up for this start. Luckily the guy I’m playing had Davies (it’s about time the regression fairies visited him!). He still has Irvin @CHC, Wainwright @KC, and Hill @TB, so there’s a lot that could still go wrong for him.

            Kirby Yates has been legit though. 3 Saves in 3 days should put me on top of his Doolittle (the pitcher…wow that sounds bad).

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Crap…nice on Yates tho

              • Pugs & Slugs says:
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                Doolittle. Wait for it. Wait for it. KAAZAAAAM!!!!!
                Looks like the ghost of Rosenthal made a visit. That along with Irvin getting lit may have stacked the deck in my favor after the blowups by Jackson last night and M. Kelly today. I wish managers would try to get their closers in a bit more, but glad this worked in my favor.

  116. Nick says:
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    Let’s make it simple

    1. is Maikel Franco droppable ? i’d get Fran-Wind-Mill…
    2. Junior Guerra? duh ,,,, unafordable
    3. Is it time to reach on Alex Reyes comeback?
    C. there’s no C !! i dropped Alfor-a-Lucroy !!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Yes 2. Uh… 3. Meh

      • Nick says:
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        see ^^ simple !!

        just ,,
        1. maybe Yordan “grey loves” Alvarez over Franco ? in dynasty
        2. Guerra would be a drop for Leclerc?
        3. Reys was about to be a king in dunho-asty ….

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          2. Sure 3. Haha

  117. Big Daddy Jeats says:
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    Hang on to Luke Jackson or drop him for Newcomb or Alvarado? My other reliever is D. Castillo. Thought it may be smart to get both options in Tampa since I’m not a huge saves guy anyway.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Drop him for Alvarado

      • Big Daddy Jeats says:
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        That’s what I figured. Thanks Grey!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  118. Joe Beisbol says:
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    With Springer out until the weekend and Mallex struggling, I think I need to drop both for OFs at least until the Astros get off their crazy pills and summon Yordan Alvarez. Question is, besides Mallex, who else would I drop? And who would you add from Almora, Choo, Kendrick, Kingery, Luplow, Mazara, Pence, and Reddick?

    12-team, 10-cat, h2h, redraft
    C- Realmuto; 1B – Rizzo; 2B – LaStella; 3B – Suarez; SS – Trea; OF – Springer, A.Jones, Mallex; Util – Voit; Bench – Y.Alvarez; IL – Stanton, Conforto
    SP – Caleb, Castillo, Eflin, Gibson, Mahle, Quintana, Weaver
    RP – Hicks, Holland, Leclerc, Robles, Vazquez

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Choo, Pence

  119. bobbo says:
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    12 team 6×6 h2h OPS
    Need a bench bat now that Willie Calhoun is on the IL.
    Any of these guys worth rostering as a matchup/off the bench play? Wouldn’t be an every day starter, just to plug in when needed.

    Renfroe
    Almora
    A Garcia
    Winker
    Grichuk
    Reddick
    Marisnick
    Panda
    Votto
    Schwarber
    Gurriel

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Grichuk

    • Cram It says:
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      About half of them are.

  120. dau says:
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    Mazara, Reddick, D. Santana—please rank–h2h

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Domingo, Maz

  121. Stumanji! says:
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    Limited moves & roster space…if you could only own one, Kelley or Leclerc? I.e., the guy who got the last save (with a HR), or the guy who the manager keeps saying will be the closer again.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Leclerc

  122. Dave D says:
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    Haha! Fletcher is at leadoff today. Joke’s on us.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Somehow, it always is on us

  123. Reed Smith says:
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    What the hell is up with Hector Neris not getting the ball? I know I know, EFFING Gabe Kapler but seriously, WTF? The guy has been fabtastic when given the chance, fires a great 2IP save on Saturday then gets skipped both Mon and Tues? I’d like to think the Nicasio blow up will teach ol’ Gabe a lesson but he’s one hard-headed SOB.

    • nightpandas says:
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      Neris got the win in extras on Monday so I think he’s still the guy

      • Reed Smith says:
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        Yeah, i missed that part on the non-save opp so they effectively screwed themselves and lost a game because of it. Way to go GABE!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Kapler’s a jerk

      • Reed Smith says:
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        I have other choice terms for him but sure, we can go with yours.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha

  124. knucks says:
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    Oberg, Estevez, Shaw

    Added in that order for my teams. Good luck gents.

    • dau says:
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      Maybe they coax Manny Corpas out of retirement.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Haha

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      That’s a sad list of names

      • Molina Bros BBQ says:
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        Manny Corpas, hahahahah! Oh, the terrible memories…

  125. Barry says:
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    Hello Grey,

    Moose or Profar in a vacuum.

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Moose

  126. Cable says:
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    H/H Points was offered ….Syndergaard for my Domingo German
    Y/N

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Take Noah

  127. Vincent Vega says:
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    12 tm H2H with OBP Would you drop any of La Stella E.Escobar Jomart Joc Senzel for Hiura?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Jo-Ma

  128. Scottsteelers says:
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    Was offered Jose Ramirez 12th ed keeper, Mancini and a 4th rd pick next year for Javy Baez. Eh?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Baez side

  129. Chud says:
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    Who would u rather own in a dynasty:

    Altuve or Harper?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Altuve

  130. Dancin Homer says:
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    with Wade Davis headed to the IL, is Oberg a “should add” (I reserve the “must add” for tiers above him)?

    How would you rank him vs the below closer/ relievers:

    Luke Jackson
    Lecleric
    Blake Parker
    Cishek

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Last, not even def. replacement

    • Cram It says:
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      He hasn’t even had a save opp yet. Has to be last.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        He doesn’t look good

  131. H says:
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    Profar or Calhoun?

    • H says:
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      Bench bat – I know he’s on the DL. ROS

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Profar

  132. Laguna BobbyI says:
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    Grey, shallow 10 team mixed roto 5×5, i have 10s across the board in pitching categories (Carrasco, Marquez, Ry, Glas, Fried, Strahm, Minor, Canning) but could use an upgrade on offense. Without more context, would you deal Ryu for either Goldy or Segura? If yes, who do you like more b/n Goldy and Segura, no specific categories needed just overall value.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure, either, Goldy 1st

  133. rhodyballer says:
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    Best UTIL bat: Eaton, Calhoun, M. Adams or CL. Frazier?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Frazier

  134. nightpandas says:
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    Keeper league trade obp and slg

    Jd Mart and Meadows

    Vs

    Eloy Riley Paddock

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      JD

      • nightpandas says:
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        He countered with Jd and B Lowe for Riley Paddock Eloy

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          He’s raking you over the coals huh? This is a keeper? Meh

          • nightpandas says:
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            Yup sticking to my guns…Meadows or bust

            Thanks Grey

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              No problem

              • nightpandas says:
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                I’ve got him at meadows for my Riley and choo …think that’s a good one for me…wouldn’t keep the Seoul train anyways

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Nice

  135. Steve says:
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    Stanton’s smart, he’s getting all of his in-season injuries out of the way so he can be a force in the 2nd half/playoffs rather than fade as he’s done every other year. I salute the new strategery!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

  136. TJ says:
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    Mountcastle over Moreland?
    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah

    • TJ says:
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      If promoted obviously

      • TJ says:
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        Thanks

  137. Crazy J says:
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    Hey, anyone know how to go back an edit your lineup on Fantrax? I didn’t mean to start Castillo.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

  138. RICE says:
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    Hey Grey!

    10 Team – H2H (4 player keeper)

    I have so many bench bats (I know I know). I’ve been trying to trade some away but my league is pretty quiet when it comes to trading. I got the below offer today. It feels like I’m giving up a bit much but I definitely have the bats to backup losing these guys and it would give me a streaming spot (I have no bench pitchers) What do you think?

    I get: Charlie Morton
    I give: Muncy (1B, 2B, 3B) and Dahl (OF)

    C: Alfaro
    1B: Voit
    2B: Daniel Murphy / Hiura
    3B: Bregman / Edu.Escobar
    SS: Tim Anderson / Jorge Polanco
    OF: Bryce / Acuna / Meadows
    Utl: Dahl / Vlad Jr.
    Bench: DominGod / Muncy / B. Rodgers

    SP: Verlander / Wheeler / D. German / Peacock
    RP: Parker / Holland / Jackson / Cishek

    DL: Jimmy Nelson / Mike Clevinger

    Thanks!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Looks like it’ll help you, so go for it

  139. Norman Ginsberg says:
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    Points re-draft league. Positions not important – please rank:
    Hunter Dozier; Greg Polanco; Pence; Hiura; Domingod

    Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Domingo, Dozier

  140. The sportsguy says:
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    So when Garver Castro and Astudio are all healthy (and assume Nelly Cruz back as well)…how are we splitting AB…Already have Vazquez and Hicks in my 10 team AL only league and spent half my FAAB…is it worth picking up Garver or is he 2-3 days a week ( maybe good days)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      They were all healthy in April and split time

  141. Gotime says:
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    You holding Ed-Rod in a keeper ($1 next year) or drop?
    Catching Jays and BoSox tonight in person Vlad time let’s gooooo

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice! Have fun! I’d hold him in a keeper at that price for now

  142. OaktownSteve says:
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    If someone can find video or audio of Ralph Kiner excellent loaning the save rule I’ll give you something wonderful. A case of Pliny or something.

    • OaktownSteve says:
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      Explaining. Not excellent loaning. Although…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Does it really exist and you can’t find it?

      • OaktownSteve says:
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        Could be a beautiful fever dream, but my god the funny. The internet doesn’t help me.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Surprised you can’t find it… Have you tried…wait for it…Google?

          • OaktownSteve says:
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            It’s so weird when something isn’t on the internet.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              It is, let me check for a case of stuff I don’t drink…

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              “All of his saves have come in relief appearances”

              Is that the one?

              • OaktownSteve says:
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                There’s a clip from the WOR years where it’s Kiner’s Corner and he’s got like a mail in question from Dolores in Bayonne or whatever about what is a save and he just goes in to an amazing word spiral of an explanation.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Damn, that would be good to find… it’s gotta be out there

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              I found one 25 minute clip of all his best lines, but I didn’t listen to all of it

    • crimedog says:
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      Pliny the Elder?

      • OaktownSteve says:
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        Pliny The Elder

  143. Hebrew Hammer says:
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    With Simmons gone for a a long while, I have Goodrum to cover SS. But he’s not producing at all.

    16 team H2H League.

    Currently 7-0. Only have money for 1 FA pickup ROS.

    1.) Should i pickup N. Lopez?
    2.) Should i pickup another SP (Arrieta, Luchessi, Lester, Snell, Flaherty, C. Smith Maeda, and let Goodrum fill the void. (Canning, Bassit available).

    3.) Hold until it Ertz?

    Thankyou

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Yes 3. Who?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wait, one pickup all season? Forget it, hold

      • Hebrew Hammer says:
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        Yep just one more FA pickup.

        Hold until it hurts (Ertz, Zach Ertz. Cant believe you EFFFFLIN DIDN’T catch that!)

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha

          • Hebrew Hammer says:
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            Only my third year in fantasy baseball. Complicated league with contracts, etc..

            Don’t want to miss out on getting a player that can help me ROS.

            Tough b/c there is always a flavor of the week.

            Especially when i know I’ll be another pitcher, bat.

            Finished 5th out 16 my first two seasons. But, only one year of Razzball under my belt!

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Hopefully you can win it this year but one pickup for five months is crazy

              • Hebrew Hammer says:
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                If, and when that player does come along, mention it, literally.

                Out of the roughly 600 questions and comments you receive daily, please keep my specific situation a high priority :)

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  I will!

  144. wwekoda2020 says:
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    Drop Ed rod for canning in H2H league?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  145. Hebrew Hammer says:
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    Yep just one more FA pickup

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  146. Alps says:
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    Hey Grey. I didn’t see who is your choice for saves in Colorado
    Oberg,Estevez or Shaw
    I know they all suck
    I would drop Wilson for one of them (he sucks too)
    Even if you think I should hold
    How would you rank them
    Thanks Grey

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wilson?

      • Alps says:
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        By the way it was reported that bud black said
        Oberg will be the closer.
        I will hold for now
        Thanks

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup

  147. Aquestion says:
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    Give Will Smith and get Soler? Standard yahoo 12 team. Trade analyzer doesn’t like ROS value for Soler but he’s been good

    Follow up, what kind of SP would I expect to get back for trading away Hiura? Hard to guess value since he is a rookie, but in a second league I’m in I’m really lacking SP…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take Soler, it’s just fair

      Maybe another young gun, like Smith? Prolly more like a Giolito

  148. FantasyBall says:
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    Porcello or Peacock ROS in a 12 teamed?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Peacock

  149. Fred Garvin MP says:
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    Montana DuRapau sounds like the name of a contestant on Rupaul’s Drag Race.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, I wrote a joke similar for tomorrow’s roundup

      • Fred Garvin MP says:
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        Nice. I’ve always been ahead of my time.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha

  150. JC says:
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    Pitch Giolito at Houston?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Seems dangerous

      • JC says:
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        Agree! Thank you

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  151. OaktownSteve says:
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    Stanton shut down with calf strain.

    A most notable coward, an infinite and endless liar, an hourly promise breaker, the owner of no one good quality.

    All’s Well That Ends Well

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Is that a Kiner quote?

      • OaktownSteve says:
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        Ralph Kramden. I pay a fair amount of attention to baseball. How is it possible I can click a box score and say to myself, “there’s a guy named Estrada on the Yankees?” What’s more this is his THIRD homer. AND his first name is Thairo.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Thairo should’ve been placed on the iron throne

          • OaktownSteve says:
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            I’m one of those never saw an episode guys. But the kind who doesn’t think that’s somehow cool.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              It was good until about season 5 or 6

  152. Fred Garvin MP says:
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    Are you rooting for Hunter Pence to come crashing back to earth? I know I am, and I even own a couple shares.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, screw Pence

  153. KrazyIvan says:
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    Mahle or Musgrove ROS?
    And did Oakland hire someone from the Mets physician staff? What are they doing to Davis?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Khris Davis looks so banged up it’s silly

      Mahle

  154. herschel says:
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    @Grey: weekly roto redraft. would you drop corbin martin for heaney or nelson?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah

  155. Let Us Now Praise Famous Death Dwarves says:
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    15 team roto dynasty. OPS, net saves and holds together over saves and QS added. have these. sounds like both maeda and paxton are back soon. esp maeda, but NOT stanton, who i need far more than the pitchers. running calhoun (LAA, actually the best RF over last 30 days, but far worse over last 14) and bader as only RF’ers at all right now. can only keep 18 per year predraft. the auction budget here isn’t too relevant but 18 max players and 75% of draft budget max keepers predraft.
    C astudillo
    1B cron
    2B baez (SS/3B)
    SS bregman (3B)
    3B ronny rod (all IF)
    LF mcneil (2B/3B)
    CF desmond (1B/LF)
    RF calhoun LAA
    util (2) hiura (2B), moreland
    BN: laureano (CF), tapia (LF), bader (CF/RF)
    DL (5): stanton (LF/RF), judge (RF)

    with k.davis out canha or calhoun here?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Canha

      • Let Us Now Praise Famous Death Dwarves says:
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        same league, got paxton/maeda both coming back shortly. need a RP for holds and/or saves. best out of
        wittgren (best guy on CLE)
        bearclaw (WAS much worse than anybody expected and his FIP is getting into shit land, still ownable in say NL only/20 teamers but not rosterable maybe otherwise)
        estevez (should be the closer but not awesome underlying stats)
        diekman (FAR better than he’s ever been in his whole career, albeit at KC, kennedy has also been FAR better but again, KC)
        winkler (best team listed guy so far, l-jax getting worse, kimbrel coming probably, but unsettled rotation at ATL)
        liriano (extraordinarily better than he’s been in years but crick still splits the 8th)
        kintzler (also better than he’s probably ever been, on good team, but they use a lot of guys and that’s before strop is back, also i have strop in DL)

        already have robles/buttrey/hand/barnes (strop in DL)

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d try Estevez

        • Let Us Now Praise Famous Death Dwarves says:
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          actually kintzler is back to what he’s been before, it’s been a while since i checked it.

  156. DonnieB says:
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    Hi GREY…I am debating whether to waiver claim Matt Barnes or Jose LeClerc. My pitching in a 12 team roto keeper league with only 2 reserve spots is: Trevor Bauer,Walker Buehler, Pat Corbin, Ed-Rod, Strahm,Soroka, Weaver, Lucchesi,Osuna and Giles. Any of those droppable for a third closer? Also could drop Mallex or Rodgers.

    Also,Kyle Tucker is a free agent. Is he better bet than Rodgers? Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Barnes — nah, hold Rodgers for now

      • DonnieB says:
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        Who is the drop? Is Lucchesi the drop? If I drop Mallex, I need to start Rodgers as my DH. Thanks again.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Can’t you hold?

  157. herschel says:
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    @Grey: weekly roto redraft. would you drop corbin martin for heaney or nelson?

    thank you!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah

  158. Let Us Now Praise Famous Death Dwarves says:
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    F yeah, went against TRON on catcher today in some 16’s and up where i stream catcher and went wolters due to what’s his face + kingham.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice

  159. crimedog says:
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    Coming into the year I thought Vlad and Eloy would be about equal. Vlad is making it look easy while Eloy looks lost.

    • For An Armenianless Vacation Come to Akron says:
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      do you remember how vlad looked right before he looks now, it could be that easy when it clicks for eloy too. i would’ve said this about brinson before too, but that doesn’t make it wrong either potentially. eloy was also better ranked prospect than brinson ever was by a large margin (at least for the hit tool)

      • crimedog says:
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        Eloy is special. I think you’re right. And I guess with him being out multiple weeks he’s really only had a month of MLB exp. All this post was attempting to do was motivate the kid a little. It looks like it could be working, see below.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Agreed on this too

    • crimedog says:
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      just as I type that he homers off Cole. You can thank me later for motivating him a bit. Knew that’s all it would take.

      • For An Armenianless Vacation Come to Akron says:
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        drat i benched him today in a shallow starters dynasty 20 teamer too.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Nice!

      • For An Armenianless Vacation Come to Akron says:
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        TRON really hates people against cole. desmond/choo/blackman/whit starting in my LF/CF/RF/util slots. the COL guys are facing kingham and some guy named nearly after a concentration camp. plus since grandma absence eloy ain’t done much (small sample of course).

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I know, Eloy’s been painful

  160. For An Armenianless Vacation Come to Akron says:
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    deep redraft. QS, K/9 added and total innings added as a scoring stat. archer dropped. guessing drop junis before kelly here for him.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah

  161. Kruk_Ain't_An_Athlete says:
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    “Jackie Bradley Jr. – 2-for-4 and his 2nd homer, and 2nd homer in as many games. That home run barely landed in the stands and I had already added JBJ in two mixed leagues. No one ever said I wasn’t a whore for homers.”

    You took the words right outta my mouth, Meat Loaf!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

  162. crimedog says:
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    Gleybar Torres is on a pretty crazy pace. 8 of his 12 homers have come on multi-homer days. four multi homer games this year.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      It’s the O’s

  163. The Harrow says:
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    man BOS sure is basically throwing darts at ANYBODY not named brasier for saves at this stage eh. already moved on in shallows obv from brasier by now, but for deeper even with holds this is getting nearly the case.

  164. hal_incandenza says:
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    Hi Grey & DT.

    These fellas seem like streamers in normal leagues, but we get about 70 SP deep in this H2H league (with a 7 SP roster cap) so it seems a little more significant.

    Matz off DL is a delayed movement on my roster. Drop Lucchesi or Gibson to activate him, or drop Matz himself? That’s my order but open to your opinions.

    • The Harrow says:
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      drop matz to make other moves. if no moves to make, schlitz. or labatt. or just wait till you want to make a move as pitchers get hurt all the damn time. or implode.

  165. SwaggerJackers says:
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    Who do you prefer ROS in an H2H 12 team league?

    Quintana or Peacock?

    • The Harrow says:
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      peacock

  166. OaktownSteve says:
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    I’m now calling Rudy “Rudy Tools.” I’m gonna stick with it I think.

  167. William Hung says:
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    Somebody at RW is a big fan of Albert Almora Jr. – his player blurb is all over the place right now

    I hope they leave it like this and don’t fix it

    • jason batteiger says:
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      yeah it’s like 32 out of 33 with only scherzer in the middle. weird wild stuff.

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