Cause you got a build up of wax in your eyes and haven’t been digesting the non-verbal medicine I’ve been doling out about Khris Davis, he’s getting a lede.  This is coming to you from a tough love perspective, so whatever I say I don’t wish to offend or denigrate.  Y’all seem like good people.  Some of you I would even consider friends.  Friends that I’ve never met and friends that when you called me to make plans I’d lie about other plans I didn’t have to avoid you, but friends nevertheless.  You all have good souls.  Each and other one of you.  Now, it’s time to unload on you.  Damn, in the middle of softening the blow, I forgot what the blow was.  Well, you should own Khris Davis.  I know that was part of it.  He’s been out-homering Chris Davis.  Everyone knows there’s only one way to spell Khris Davis.  Spelling it with a C is for cream puffs.  Even that should be khream!  Is Khris the answer to your season?  Prolly not, but he is capable of 30 homers and he has 10 as of right now.  Plus-minus that shizz and you have a bunch more homers in his bat.  Oh, and four of those homers came in the last eight games.  He is only 26 years old so there might even be a chance here for huge upside.  I.e., his ceiling is unknown.  All that is known is that he’s hit for power everywhere he’s played.  Anyway, here’s what else I saw yesterday in fantasy baseball:

Jonathan Lucroy – 2-for-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 4th homer and 2nd in the last four games.  He’s been pretty overdue for some power.  Sorry, my mind must’ve drifted, I was talking about Robinson Cano.

Oswaldo Arcia – 2-for-3, 4 RBIs and his 4th homer in the last nine games, but left the game after he rolled his ankle.  Lincecum said, “Hmm, I’ve never tried to roll that.”  Arcia is day-to-day for now.

Danny Santana – 2-for-5 and his 3rd steal, hitting near-.400 in the last week.  Not much here but speed (30-steal speed).  If you need SAGNOF, do what you do, I’ll do what I do and maybe we’ll meet in the middle with Malcolm and Monie.

Wily Peralta – 5 IP, 4 ER, 8 baserunners, 4 Ks vs. the Twins.  I tried streaming him his last time out vs. the Cubs and got burned so I sympathize with those of you who tried him.  His velocity is in the top five of the league and his xFIP is way below his ERA, but he’s an enigma wrapped in a flour tortilla, making him a riddlerito that gives indigestion.

Colby Rasmus – Nearing rehab games.  What’s he, stuck at a red light?

Edwin Encarnacion – Sat out yesterday with a sore back.  Sell!!!  I’m kidding!!!  I’m not falling for that shizz again.  You got me once, Edwin, I ain’t that gullible– Hey, was that a UFO?  I saw a UFO!  And Andrelton Simmons was flying it!

Melky Cabrera – 1-for-5 and his tenth homer.  It feels as if he has so many more homers than ten.  Maybe because everyone around him is hitting so many homers and there’s just a general joy in the air — The Blue Joys.  It’s like when you’re having a great time on vacation and even McDonald’s taste better in Europe.

Juan Francisco – 1-for-4, 2 RBIs and his tenth homer.  I’m noticing a pattern.

Brett Lawrie – 1-for-3, 2 runs and also hit his tenth homer.  Today was obviously the day the Blue Jays decreed they could no longer have anyone below ten homers on their team.  “Your three homers is like Jeff Goldblum smiling at my wife and daughter in the beginning of the original Death Wish.”  That’s Dwayne Murphy talking to Adam Lind.

Justin Verlander – 7 IP, 5 ER, 12 baserunners, 4 Ks.  As frequent commenter, Long Bawls said, “For everyone who had 3:03 pm EST on June 5 as the moment J.A. Happ’s ERA and general fantasy utility would surpass Justin Verlander’s, please find the sobbing man muttering to himself in the shadows to collect your prize.”

Nick Castellanos – 3-for-4, 1 run, hitting over .300 in the last week with a steal but no power.  He won’t be in this afternoon’s Buy column, but I do think he can be much better.  Maybe one day expectations will meet reality.

Andrew Cashner – Will return on Saturday.  That means the Padres will only lose 1-0 on Saturday.

Carlos Beltran – 0-for-3 as he was activated from the DL.  The Yankees are the only team where Beltran actually makes their lineup younger.  It also further confuses the guy that has been in a 7-year coma, “I thought Ichiro was the starter and Beltran was the backup for the 2007 All-Star team.”

Brett Gardner – 1-for-4 and his 4th homer.  It’s everyone’s least favorite game show that drafted Jacoby Ellsbury (2-for-3, two steals) called, “What is this guy doing vs. Jacoby Ellsbury?”  Gardner’s line 35/4/23/.279/14 vs. Ellsbury’s 29/3/25/.286/18.  Show them what they won….A brand new ulcer!

Masahiro Tanaka – 6 IP, 1 ER, 6 baserunners, 4 Ks, lowering his ERA to 2.02.  The Yankees made a promise to Tanaka.  If he gets his ERA below 2, they will give him all the porn that Hideki left behind.  It will be up to him to arrange freight logistics and transportation to remove it.

John Jaso – 2-for-4 and his 6th homer.  Rotoworld’s early 2015 rankings have Devin Mesoraco, John Jaso then Mike Trout as the top three.

Drew Pomeranz – 7 IP, 1 ER, 7 baserunners, 7 Ks, lowering his ERA to 2.20.  Pom Wonderful.  A little sweet, a little tart and a whole lot of delicious nutri-stats.

Kendrys Morales – Jon Heyman hears Morales might sign in the next day or two, and there’s a mystery team in the mix.  I wonder if the mystery team stocks its cupboards with mystery-flavored Dum-Dums.

Yordano Ventura – 6 IP, 2 ER, 9 baserunners, 1 K.  The results are middling, but he looked damn good, touching 98 MPH regularly.  Good to see since I was half-expecting the Royals to be lying and Ventura to throw one pitch and his arm to break off at the elbow.

Jon Jay – 2-for-4, 2 runs.  The Federalist is now batting over .350 in the last week.  Think it means nothing?  Don’t be surprised if the Cards, haters of all things rookie, play Jay over Taveras if the latter struggles for very long.

Mark Appel – Diagnosed with right thumb tendinitis.  He got it from the repetitive stress of repeatedly trying to turn on his iPhone with Touch ID.

Jon Singleton – 1-for-4, 1 run and his 1st steal.  I don’t pay you FAAB dollars for steals!  I’m kidding, that’s cool, I like steals, let’s make out.

Tyler Skaggs – 5 IP, 4 ER, 9 baserunners, 4 Ks vs. Brad Peacock (5 IP, 3 ER, 7 baserunners, 1 K).  Peacock vs. Scaggs was also the Behind the Music name for the fight between Boz Scaggs and Steve Miller when Miller was yielding to glam rock pressures and bought a full-body peacock costume.

Mike Trout – 2-for-5, 1 run, 1 RBI with a double and triple.  Guess his back is okay.  Maybe he was playing possum like, uh, well, a possum.

David Freese – 2-for-3, 1 run.  He now has back-to-back two hit games, which for Freese makes him a hot schmotato and melting, I guess.  He won’t be in this afternoon’s Buy column, but could see adding him if you’re really struggling at corner infidel.

Troy Tulowitzki – 2-for-4, 2 runs and his 16th homer.  Can’t every team play every game at Coors?  It’s like 1998 in there.

Charlie Blackmon – 1-for-4 and a slam & legs.  I might just draft the entire Rockies team next year, then 13 bench hitters for when they’re on the road.

Paul Goldschmidt – 2-for-5, 2 RBIs and his 11th homer.  Au Shucks!  Imagine if Godly –excuse me Goldy — were to play his home games in Coors.  I just got the goose willies.

Chris Owings – 3-for-5, 2 runs, 4 RBIs and his 5th homer.  So, what team is going into Coors today?

Miguel Montero – 3-for-5, 2 runs and his 7th homer and his 2nd in as many games.  It’s so hard to know what is a hot streak or Silver Bullet-fueled.  Worth a shot on Montero, but when he gets back to regular altitude it might disappear.

Gerardo Parra – 2-for-5, 1 run, 1 RBI.  Seriously, just assume everyone in yesterday’s Coors game had multiple hits and did something wonderful.

Kolten Wong – Left yesterday’s game with a sore shoulder.  Ugh, FBO, it’s really unlikable to pick on rookies.   That’s like when the villain kills a dog.  There’s no going back from that.

John Mayberry – 1-for-4 and his 2nd homer in as many games.  He’s now moved into a tie with Domonic Brown with four homers on the year and has moved above him in the batting order.  In related news, Tehol is standing in a mankini in front of a mirror, trying to smile, but instead his eyes well up.

Bryce HarperNats hope to have him back by July 1st.  That day will be known in fantasy baseball lore as the day when his owners will forget Harper has disappointed for the last fourteen months and pretend they are getting back a 1st rounder.

Doug Fister – 7 IP, 2 ER, 4 baserunners, 5 Ks, lowering his ERA to 3.19 vs. Phillies.  Glad this was a baseball game and not a visual pun because I wouldn’t have wanted to see a Fister giving it to a Philly.

Adam LaRoche – 1-for-3, 2 RBIs and his 8th homer.  That was his third homer in the last ten games and he’s hitting near-.300 in the last week.  *sigh*  I gotta just, except Ryan Zimmerman isn’t that type of hitter.  He brings other things.  Like empty 1-for-3 games.

Carl Crawford – Took batting practice.  He should’ve took it to Kemp’s house.  He could use it.

Chris Tillman – 1 IP, 5 ER.  Wait, I know that impersonation… Peg boy, right?

Adam Jones – 2-for-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs and his 8th homer and 2nd in as many games.  Yes, yes, yes, yes, get smoking hot, you sumsabeech!

Nick Markakis – 1-for-5, 2 RBIs and his 5th homer and 2nd in as many games, hitting near-.400 in the last week.  Hot schmotatakis!

Michael Choice – 2-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 4th homer.  Hasn’t done much coming into this game, but he was in Paul’s lineup maximizer for yesterday’s batty call.

Shin-Soo Choo – 0-for-3, 1 run.  Just about every Rangers hitter yesterday had two hits, so it’s kinda dickish to point out the one guy who went hitless, but he’s making $14 million so he’ll get over it.  Any the hoo!  I told you to sell him when he was hitting .330.  Three weeks later, he’s now hitting .275.  Yup.

Jake Odorizzi – 5 IP, 4 ER, 7 baserunners, 8 Ks.  Has great Ks this year.  Yay!  Has a 5.31 ERA.  Nay!  Has a 3.43 xFIP.  Um, yay?  Has a .372 BABIP.  Um, nay?  Loves to pick out home decor with his female best friend that he secretly has a crush on.  Um, okay?

Ben Zobrist – 1-for-4 and his 5th homer and 2nd in as many games.  Bruce Lee puppet says, “That’s Zobrist, baby!  Only fool fight man with Zobrist.”  *fast commercial voice*  Available in 24 countries and Canada.

Kevin Kiermaier – 3-for-3 and a slam & legs.  He’s the strong side of the platoon in the outfield while Wil Myers is out.  He’s not a whole lot for mixed leagues besides at-bats and maybe the occasional steal, even though he does have three homers already.  Kiermaier’s power will probably go Hoppe Hoppe Reiter.

Giancarlo Stanton – 2-for-5, 2 RBIs and his 17th homer.  Only 19 more to go!

Casey McGehee – 4-for-5, 4 runs.  More like Casey Make-me-gay-hee!  Right!?  *crickets*  Well, the crickets seemed to like it.

Marcell Ozuna – 3-for-5, 3 runs, 4 RBIs and his 11th homer.  OZUNA devour mere mortals and those overpriced banana chips you get at Whole Foods.  OZUNA love them.

Jacob Realmuto – 2-for-4, 3 RBIs.  Jacob Realmuto is what happened when Telemundo merged with the Beth-Israel Synagogue.

Travis Wood – 5 IP, 2 ER, 9 baserunners, 3 Ks and pitchslapped Jacob deGrom (5 IP, 4 ER, 8 baserunners, 3 Ks).  This was Travis Wood’s 2nd homer, which tied him with Robinson Cano.  If I were Travis Wood, I’d ask for $240 million in arbitration.

Anthony Rizzo – 2-for-4 and his 11th homer.  I bet he has a Nelson Cruz type insane streak in him.  Like a 14-homer month.  Just putting it out there.  I learned that from The Secret.

Andrew Brown – 1-for-3, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 2nd homer as he got the start over Bobby Abreu.  Damn, I’d be so pissed right now if it were 1999.

Wilmer Flores – 2-for-5, 1 run as he got into the lineup because Daniel Murphy had the night off.  Yeah, too much to ask to bench Ruben Tejada.  He’s the Mets spark plug that they wanted to designate for assignment about three weeks ago.

Marco Scutaro – Cleared for workouts.  That’s what Suzanne Somers was cleared for in the late-80’s that changed her life.  Or so I read in her autobiography, “The Only Thing Plastic Is My Face.”

Michael Morse – 1-for-5, 2 RBIs and his 13th homer, and his third homer this week.  I was watching a History Channel special on Morse code and did you know Hitler used to replace the word b*tch in Morse code with the word French?

Brandon Crawford – 1-for-3, 3 RBIs and his 7th homer.  If Brad Miller were doing this, I’d be talking about how he’s on pace for 16 homers and 75 RBIs, which is solid.  That’s sad.  I’m gonna take a nap.  *claps hands*  I’m back!

Madison Bumgarner – 8 IP, 1 ER, 3 baserunners, 5 Ks, lowering his ERA to 2.68.  Member when you were worried about his 4+ ERA and 1.70 WHIP after April?  You’re silly!  Come here, let me pinch your cheeks.  Not those cheeks, you’re fresh!

Todd Frazier – 2-for-4 and his 12th homer, his 2nd homer in as many games.  Really hoping he can get to 30 homers, then I’d sing some Todd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All.

Mat Latos – Left a rehab start with a calf cramp.  Tony Cingrani is holding onto his rotation spot by the hair on nine out of ten ballplayers’ chinny-chin-chins.  Seriously, what’s up with all the beards?  Is the homeless Evan Gattis look in?  Is the Unabomber the facial hair consultant for MLB?

Joey Votto – Took batting practice and fielded grounders.  Reds manager Bryan Price said Votto will be activated soon, it’s just a matter of “making sure everything is where it needs to be.”  I swear that was the exact words of my overweight aunt when she used to adjust her stretch pants.

 
  1. Greyismyhero says:
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    In a 12 tm H2H league with the following OF, plus 2 utility would you drop any to Pick up Morales to slot in utility? With Polanco close, I’m thinking I can afford to lose some speed for power? What you think Grey? I have Singleton slotted at 1st right now. Thanks
    ,
    Drop one or hold?

    OF- A. Jones
    OF- M. Cabrera
    OF- J. Bruce
    UTIL- K. Davis
    UTIL- Yelich

    BN- Marte
    BN- Polanco
    BN- Hosmer

    • JeF With 1 F says:
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      @Greyismyhero: Hold…my brotha

      • Greyismyhero says:
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        @JeF With 1 F: so DONT DO IT right, haha

        • JeF With 1 F says:
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          @Greyismyhero: HA right dont DO IT

  2. gareth says:
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    Which start do you like best for today?

    Tyson ross home to the nats versus Roark

    Or

    Jason Hammel home to the Marlins versus eovaldi

    • Mike

      Mike says:
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      Hammel

  3. gareth says:
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    G3!

    • L-Boogie says:
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      @gareth: True story. The elevator in my office building goes up and down all day (as elevators tend to do). Most days when I get to work and hit the up button, someone in the garage levels below the building has already hit the button. So I stand there on the ground floor watching the digital floor indicator above the elevator door go down from G1… to G2… to the last garage level… G3! Funny (sad?) thing is, this morning, for the first time in 6+ years of this daily occurrence, I thought of you.

      I think I have to spend less time on Razzball. It’s invading on my life.

      On second thought, maybe I’ll just get a new job. Hopefully not working for a guy named JeF or Cram.

      • Cram It says:
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        @L-Boogie: That will be the saddest story I hear all day. Glad I haven’t started drinking yet.

      • JeF With 1 F says:
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        @L-Boogie: You would be lucky to work for me……………..DO IT

  4. Dean says:
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    Top 2?

    Eovaldi at Cubs
    Keuchel at Twins
    Hughes home vs Astros
    Roark at Padres

    • Mike

      Mike says:
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      let’s go with Hughes and Keuchel

  5. JFK says:
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    In 4th place, with a steep uphill battle to get to the top in a 12-team H2H keeper – would you greenlight this trade with the understanding that I’m overpaying but significantly upgrading needs?
    Crush Davis/Machado (7th)/Werth (8th)/Adverb for Braun/Tanaka (9th)

    Which would leave my team looking like:
    C – Lucroy
    1B – Daniel Murphy
    2B – Matty Carp
    3B – Xander
    SS – Reyes
    OFs – Jones/Braun/CarGomez
    Util – Melky
    Bench – Joc Pederson*
    DL – Arenado

    SPs – Cueto/Tanaka/Hamels/Kluber/Fister/Ervin/Salazar*/Bundy*
    RPs – Britton/Qualls/Mejia/Belisario/Davis/O’Day/Brothers
    DL – Holland

    Seriously concerned about Lee’s ability to return to form this season, and this trade would provide the added bonus of opening two slots for my favorite pastime…prospecting!
    Alternately, could hold onto Adverb and swap Braun for Holliday or Pedroia, but do not like the direction either is headed.
    Any and all thoughts are welcome; thanks!

    • Mike

      Mike says:
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      I agree on Lee, but that’s too much IMO. You have a good staff.

    • Inglourious Dirty ol' Basterd says:
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      @JFK: Yeah, don’t do it!

  6. J-FOH says:
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    I stand in front of the mirror in a jock strap with eye black running down my face for drafting Harper in the writers league.

    • de nachos says:
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      @J-FOH: No, you’re thinking of your outfit to mourn the passing of the Ultimate Warrior.

      • J-FOH says:
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        @de nachos: actually it was the passing of road warrior hawk. I forgot to mention I was in my motorcycle boots

    • Mike

      Mike says:
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      haha

      hey, he”ll be back

      • L-Boogie says:
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        @Mike: Harper or The Ultimate Warrior?

  7. Abdoozy says:
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    Seriously, just assume everyone in yesterday’s Coors game had multiple hits and did something wonderful.

    Yeah, everybody but Aaron Freaking Hill.

    How is it possible to hit in the middle of the lineup that scores 28 runs in two games and only get one of those runs and one RBI? Dammit I wish I hadn’t drafted him, then dropped him, then picked him up, then dropped him, then picked him up again.

  8. J-FOH says:
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    I jump jump out the window for dropping khris davis right before this….

    • Mike

      Mike says:
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      yikes

    • puigleague choo says:
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      @J-FOH:
      thas mental.

  9. J-FOH says:
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    Where is costaricanchata. He bet me in the preseason the ellsbury would be way better than puig!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @J-FOH: Hope he’s okay, he’s old

  10. J-FOH says:
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    J-FOUR

    • gareth says:
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      @J-FOH: Nice.

  11. Hal Incandenza says:
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    I’ll join that Adam Jones root!

    Strange fantasy day. Had 4 HRs from a partial lineup in my H2H league (Goldy, Lawrie, A. Jones, K. Davis), but my opponent had 5 (LuCroy, Laroche, Zorba, Melky, Ozuna). There should be a term for a great H2H day where your opponent still out nutri-stats you. Ass2Ass comes to mind, but that always happens and its use wouldn’t make sense here.

    It appears that the Pegboy definition has a typo where “term” should be “time.”

    “. . . just to fill in for a short period of term . . .”

    • Mike

      Mike says:
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      ouch

    • Ante GALIC says:
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      @Hal Incandenza: more like Ass2mouth, man! Sry, shizz happens then you die. How about in RBIs and other stats, did you beat him in that? Otherwise, in life as in war as in FBB it’s not about winning the small battles it’s about winning fantasy week finals!

      Bon courage,
      Ante

      • Hal Incandenza says:
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        @Ante GALIC: That is gross, but it works! Maybe present it as ATM, which would carry with it a second connotation of lost funds? He also topped me in Runs and RBI, but at least it wasn’t by much.

        Hasta el Ante.

  12. SF says:
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    Hi Grey. Who would you rather have ROS. Yelich or Jackson?

    • Mike

      Mike says:
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      Yelich

      • SF says:
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        @Mike: thanks!

  13. gareth says:
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    That “peg boy” reference is a little bit of a stretch.

    • de nachos says:
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      @gareth: yeesh, got that on the second read.

  14. Troy: The Collector

    troy says:
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    Like Phil Hughes or drew pomeranz for ros? Could also drop wade davis but that guy has been a savior for me in ratios.

    • Mello Yello says:
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      @troy: Hughes…wow I feel dirty saying that

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @troy: Pom, hold Davis

      • Troy: The Collector

        troy says:
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        @Grey: like Hughes tonihht? Asking for daily purposes. N Thanks gray

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sure

  15. gareth says:
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    I must activate matt cain today for his mets start today, so have to cut a speculative reliever.

    Drop Smith, Axford, W. Davis or Benoit?

      • goodfold2 says:
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        @Mello Yello: shouldn’t be rostering axford anymore anyway. that’s really been the case for like over a month.

  16. bossmanjunior says:
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    Pick one

    Ozuna, Krush, Jennings, Martin, Hunter, Markakis

    Thanks!

    • Mello Yello says:
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      @bossmanjunior: Krush, Ozuna is a very close 2nd

  17. bossmanjunior says:
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    Is Skaggs a hold or just a streamer in the RCL?

  18. bossmanjunior says:
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    BJ3!

  19. bossmanjunior says:
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    Offered Cashner and Buerhle for my Rios. Seems like an obvious reject, right? What about his Ryu and Cashner?

    • Mello Yello says:
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      @bossmanjunior: Correct…the Ryu/Cash deal is a lil more intriguing, but you have to be starved for pitching to give up on Rios.

  20. picard56 says:
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    Grey, Look into your crystal ball and tell me, does Javier Baez even get the call this year?

  21. Matt Pascale says:
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    Oswaldo Arcia or Starling Marte? Marte is killing me and someone nabbed Palanco in my league – Arcia is out there…thoughts? Thanks!

    • Mello Yello says:
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      @Matt Pascale: Waldo…I bailed on Marte towards the end of last year. He’s basically become SAGNOF

  22. y4rivera says:
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    I was offered his Ryu for my Rizzo in a 12 team keeper (13 keepers) 6×5 (ops).

    I have Pujols and Singleton. Rizzo next year will be $16. It increases by 5 every year. Ryu won’t be a keeper. I mostly stream pitching so I never target aces. My best pitchers are Shields, Hudson, and Lohse.

    Considering my depth at 1b should I take this deal?

    • EnglishMetsFan says:
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      @y4rivera: No, R to the IZZO

  23. scorequick says:
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    Grey, can you rank in order ROS Arcia, Willingham, Ozuna, K. Davis, Dickerson?

    thanks.

    • kyle kendrick says:
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      @scorequick: Davis, Arcia, Ozuna, Dickerson, Willingham

      Could flip Will and Dickerson

      • Mike

        Mike says:
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        what Kyle said

    • Moronymous Lohse says:
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      @scorequick: @Mike: I just turned down an offer for his Jay Bruce for my Josh Willingham…and that isn’t just because Bruce is slumping. If Willingham can stay healthy (a big if) he’s very, very nice. Only Nelson Cruz has been more productive over the past week. This is a guy who was elite in 2012 – 85/35/110 but had an injury riddled 2013.

      Over the past eight years he’s averaged 445ABs and 22.5HRs. If that average holds you could see 18 more HRs the rest of the way while he’s batting cleanup behind Mauer and in front of Arcia.

      Willingham
      50ABs 4HRs 12Runs 12RBI 15BB 16K .320AVG 1.093OPS
      63ABs 4HRs 9Runs 13RBI 1BB 17K .286AVG .868OPS
      Arcia

      An important take away if nothing else – the Twins aren’t the streaming cake walk they were just a couple weeks ago.

      • Jacks says:
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        @Moronymous Lohse: I agree. Ageism is rife in fantasy baseball. Willingham should be at front of that list not at the end.

      • Troy: The Collector

        troy says:
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        @Moronymous Lohse: u should send that deal back to the guy that sent it to u and beg for forgiveness for declining and hope he still accepts.. why would u decline that. Willingham will be lucky to hit .240 ros. U let a hot week blind u

        • Moronymous Lohse says:
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          @troy: Don’t get me wrong – I like Bruce quite a bit. But that offense doesn’t impress me and he simply doesn’t look right. That and – when both are healthy – are surprisingly close in what they give you. But as an owner I hate owning “frustrating” players – guys that when you see them play you want to punch them in the neck for clutch time strikeouts. Past two weeks:

          Bruce 0BB 18Ks (7/41) [Sea. Overall Reds 28th in Runs and 27th in On Base %]
          Josh 11BB 10Ks (11/33) [Season Overall – Twins 14th in Runs and 9th in OB%]

    • my sisters friend boyfriend says:
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      @scorequick: might rank J Will higher if you get the 2012 version

  24. Cash says:
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    I’m in a 12 team H2H dynasty league. I sold my prospects in the off-season for veteran talent to help me win this year and I’m in 2nd place so far but….my team is being decimated by injuries.

    I’ve lost Fernandez and Lee. I’m thinking of trading Fernandez to a rebuilding team for Price. JoFer is awesome but I’m likely to get more value from Price over the next 2 years with rehab and such

    I’ve received an offer where I trade Fernandez/Giolito/Piscotty for Price/VMart.

    I’d be giving up a lot of future value which blows but the MLBers will help my team. Do you think the return is enough? Which side do you want?

    • Mike

      Mike says:
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      if it helps you win this year go for it. J-Fer will be out a while and it sounds like you are built to win now.

  25. JeF With 1 F says:
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    FACT OF THE DAY:

    Mexican jumping beans jump to get out of sunlight.

    • Mike

      Mike says:
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      good one

      • Moronymous Lohse says:
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        @Mike: Australian-American jumping beans…dunk.

        Wait…that’s not the righ…Austrian jumping bea…no…wait…

        Alaska! Alaskan Bean! The Alaskan-American jumping bean!

        Can dunk!

  26. Lonnie says:
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    Who’d you rather have, nonkeeper Jennings or keeper Arcia? I get the sense that Desmond is always going to be a BA killer. Losing patience.

    • Mike

      Mike says:
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      keeper Arcia

  27. Ante GALIC says:
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    Grey!

    Gr8 write-up! Are you convinced of my sincerity, I thought so.

    I dropped Liriano for this week for Regular Dumaurier (my new name for Doolittle, get it? I hope you all and the four girls reading this approve. We can do a CBS survey…vote 1 for yes, 2 for no and 3 for could give a Razz Azz). Moved Chavez from the relief to starting role for his 2-start next week. Week 11 is Chavez’s last stand for me because I won’t need him any more from the RP slot if Regular Dumaurier continues to be lights out in the closer’s role for Oaktown. (Please help me Oaktown Steve for any advice.). Do you think I made a good move by adding Regular Dumaurier for Liriano (A simple Y/N will suffice.)?

    Have a nice weekend,
    Ante

    • Mike

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      yes