Yesterday, Kole Calhoun went 1-for-2 and his 14th homer and, seriously, how many home runs does he have since the break?  475?  Am I warm?  Because it feels like I’m super warm…*eyes drift to a mirror* …so super, super warm.  Hot even.  What’s your name?  *snaps out of it*  Damn it, reflection!  Okay, starting a dynasty team, Trout or Calhoun?  It’s too difficult to decide!  What is this world coming to with the fire emoji that is Kole Calhoun in the last two weeks?  I can’t handle it.  Literally, and I’m wearing oven mitts.  Here’s Calhoun two weeks ago:  *opens DeLorean door*  “I can go anywhere?  How about Balco in 2001?”  Somehow, Calhoun is only owned in 45% of leagues, which I hope means 55% of people are already checking out our fantasy football rankings.  If not, shame.   Anyway, here’s what else I saw yesterday in fantasy baseball:

Nick Tropeano – 5 2/3 IP, 4 ER, 11 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA at 4.94.  Stream-o-Nator didn’t like this start, but loves his next start and I could see running him out there for it.  By the way, apologies about the Stream-o-Nator being goofy yesterday; think it had something to do with all the trades; should be good now; semicolons are fun.

Adeiny Hechavarria – Designated for assignment by the Rays.  His assignment is to hire Melky Cabrera to design him a website that talks about how underrated Adeiny is and the intangibles.  God, yes, the intangibles.

Tyler Glasnow – 3 IP, 1 ER, 3 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA at 4.27.  Not really stretched out to start yet, maybe by September, but I’d be lying if I wasn’t already thinking up my 2019 sleeper post on Glasnow.

Jake Bauers – 1-for-3, 2 RBIs and his 9th homer, and 3rd in as many games.  He hit this one off Hansel Robles, who’s allowed 9 homers in 36 innings.  Fascinating Scioscia-logical experiment going on with the Angels.  How long until The Sciosciapath realizes Hansel Robles should not be pitching in the major leagues.  As for Bauers, I’ve been saying to grab him.  Get with it, homey!

Willy Adames – 2-for-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 4th homer, hitting .210.  I’d love to see Adames hit higher than eighth in the order, but Kevin Cash is playing three-dimensional chess so who am I to question?

Brian Dozier – 3-for-4, 2 runs and his 17th homer, as he hit fifth and Max Muncy took a seat.  Dave Roberts said he doesn’t plan on playing Dozier every day, just against lefties and some righties.  I will now laugh hysterically until I’m in a ball crying on my beanbag I’ve dressed to look like Giancarlo.  By the way, any time a manager utters the phrase, “It’s a good problem to have,” it is not good for us.  With all that said (Grey’s turning the ship around!), I wouldn’t be surprised if that’s all hot air and Muncy is the one who is most affected.

Yasmani Grandal – 3-for-5, 3 RBIs and his 18th and 19th homers, hitting .263.  It’s not exactly a who’s who of butter for the top five catchers on the Player Rater, but Grandal’s there.  There’s five catchers in the top 100 overall, can you name the fifth?  He was recently traded.  His name almost rhymes with Princeton Vamos, which sounds like a telenovela villain.

Jonathan Schoop – 0-for-5 as he batted cleanup, and Travis Shaw took a seat.  So much for that shizzburger.  Hernan Perez is now seeing more playing time than Shaw.  Terrific.  *opens The Bell Jar, sticks head in oven, reads*

J.A. HappYanks are optimistic Happ can start on Sunday.  Yankee fans are saying that worst case scenario is Happ will give them a Quality Start.  Best case scenario, he gives all of Fenway Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease.

Sonny Gray – 2 2/3 IP, 7 ER, ERA at 5.56, and might get bumped from the rotation for Lance Lynn.  Not sure how many times I can say I wouldn’t own Sonny Gray anymore this year.  Been saying it since May.  Even if he pitches well, what does he give you?  6 IP, 1 ER, 6 Ks?  The Ghost of Cy Young is not exactly biting his ghost nails, nervous they’re going to rename it the Sonny Gray Award.  Lose Sonny forever (or until next year).  Happ has Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease; Sonny Gray is giving fantasy owners Smack Hand to Forehead Disease.

Gleyber Torres – and his 16th and 17th homer.  And we’re still a month from Gleyber Day!

Trey Mancini – 3-for-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 14th homer, hitting .231.  That’s nice, but until you are decent again, I will continue to pronounce your last name like it rhymes with fettuccini.

Mychal Givens – 1/3 IP, 1 ER as he opened the 8th inning.  Not sure what *uck Showalter is doing, but I’m going to take an educated guess and say Givens is not the closer.  Quick math:  Team getting no saves + no set closer = Toothache.  Damn, was supposed to equal headache, must’ve forgot to carry the one.  If you are desperate for saves, I’d say the guy most used like a closer yesterday (even though there was no save situation) was Mike Wright Jr.

Chris Archer – Will make his Pirates debut on Friday vs. the Cardinals.  So hyped for him to throw 7 IP with 12 Ks while expecting him to go 5 1/3 IP with 7 Ks and 4 ER.

Nick Kingham – 1 IP, 2 ER and a bunch of unearned runs as the Pirates booted the ball all around the infield, and gave Kingham’s owners a Ticker Shock!  Though, gotta think the Pirates will Kingham to the curb when Archer’s in the rotation.

Cole Hamels – 5 IP, 0 ER, 5 baserunners, 9 Ks, ERA at 4.53.  I know this sounds like possibly the worst reason to trust a pitcher, but my luck has been charmed in Tout Wars for nearly two years and I went in on Hamels in that league with all my FAAB.  If you want better advice, Hamels has a 9.2 K/9, 3.4 BB/9 and an xFIP that is a half run lower than his ERA.

Willson Contreras – 3-for-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs and his 9th homer, hitting .283.  Everything looks fine with his stat line, but, wow, is he trailing where I thought he’d be for power.  Because I can’t believe I’m wrong, I have to believe Contreras is going to get crazy hot for power in August.

Johnny Cueto – Undergoing Tommy John surgery today.  Jason LaRue will be outside the operating room handing out cigars.

Greg Holland – Released by the Cardinals.  Holland is now just tilting at windmills.

Luke Weaver – 2 2/3 IP, 2 ER, ERA at 4.75.  I was briefly inhabited by DLzebub, thinking Weaver left the game due to injury, but then I realized A) He threw 74 pitches in less than three innings. B) He shouldn’t be owned in mixed leagues. C) There’s no C.

Harrison Bader – 3-for-4, 2 runs and his 10th steal, hitting .275, as Tyler O’Neill moved to the bench after starting yesterday.  Cardinals are taking this 50/50 playing time split serious.  If only they were Two-Face, save everyone some time.

DJ LeMahieu – Expects to return Thursday.  Garrett Hampson was given about as much runway to take off as Ryan McMahon.  Gotta stop even bothering with Rockies prospects.  If LeMahieu goes down again, Matt Holliday has a better chance of playing 2nd base for an extended period of time.

Kyle Freeland – 5 1/3 IP, 3 ER, 12 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA at 3.20.  One of the more underrated starters in all of baseball.  I know, I know.  But he pitches in Coors!  Yeah, he has a home ERA of 2.45 in 55 IP.  Zoinks!

Yoan Moncada – 2-for-3, 2 runs and his 14th homer, hitting .229.  Hey, it’s Mr. April!  Say hello to your mother for me, Mr. April.

Brett Phillips – 2-for-5, 1 run, 1 RBI.  This is sure to turbocharge your Super Smash Bros., but Phillips seems locked into a starting job with the Royals, and has been hitting since he arrived there from Milwaukee.  By the way, I would love the narrative if Phillips broke out after leaving the Brewers and seeing no playing time.  All offseason Phillips and Scooter can ride around downtown Milwaukee on a bike like they’re Laverne & Shirley.

Alex Gordon – 2-for-4, 2 runs, 4 RBIs and his 7th homer, hitting .243.  Lorne Greene wouldn’t even do a commercial for Al-Go.

Adalberto Mejia – 5 IP, 0 ER, 4 baserunners (3 BBs), 2 Ks, ERA at 2.60 as he presumably takes Lance Lynn’s rotation spot.  The name Adalberto is popular, huh?  Shows a general lack of decisiveness in our culture.  Is he Adam or Alberto?  Ooh, he can be both!  No!  Choose a name!  Get off my lawn!  Mejia was decent in Triple-A this year, but that has never translated to the majors (in 112 2/3 IP prior to yesterday).  His fastball velocity is up and he has a mix of three pitches, but mostly a fastball/change pitcher.  For now, I’d leave him to the Stream-o-Nator.

Carlos Carrasco – 7 1/3 IP, 0 ER, 4 baserunners, 10 Ks, ERA at 3.66.  If you’re an Indians fan or a Carrasco owner, he’s peaking at the right time.  He now has a 1.33 ERA since July 11th and 4 wins.

Brad Hand – 1 2/3 IP, 0 ER and his 26th save and 2nd on the Indians, and, in the Indians last game, Cody Allen closed out the game.  This bullpen looks like a two-hander like Dude, Where’s My Car? or My Dinner With Andre.  Call the Indians’ bullpen, Dude, Where’s My Dinner With Andre?

Mike Fiers – Day-to-day after leaving the game when he was drilled on the shin.  Hey, leave The Shins to indie rock and crappy Zach Braff films.

Tommy Milone – 7 IP, 1 ER, 3 baserunners, 9 Ks, ERA at 3.00.  Milone’s baloney, but, on a more general point, I’m streaming everyone against the Mess.

Anthony Rendon – 1-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 16th homer, and starting to turn his season around.  Prepare to be dazzled!  *you approaching with a denim jacket*  I said ‘be space dazzled’ not bedazzled.

Trea Turner – 1-for-4, 3 runs and his 27th and 28th steal and now has, like, 25 steals in the last three games.  ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED?!  How about mildly amused?

Noah Syndergaard – 7 IP, 3 ER, 7 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA at 2.98, as he was activated from the Hand, Foot and Mouth DL.  Fun fact!  Did you know an ampersand is Latin for foot so H&M stands for Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease?

Jose Reyes – 2-for-3 and his 2nd and 3rd homers.  Gonna petition Fantrax to add Jose Reyes, the pitcher, in as a hitter too.  Who’s with me?

Wilmer Flores – 1-for-4 and his 10th homer.  Actually, it was less a home run than a 375 foot alley-oop to Juan Soto, who then tipped it over for the home run.

Steven Matz – Will have his forearm examined.  The Mets said at the trading deadline they had no interest in rebuilding.  They obviously weren’t talking about their pitchers’ arms.

Marcus Stroman – 5 IP, 7 ER, ERA at 5.63.  I said not to draft him in January, and have not liked him all year.  You owning him?  That’s on you, papas and five mamas.

Russell Martin – 2-for-3, 2 RBIs and his 9th homer, and 2nd homer in the last four games.  Fun fact!  George Lucas began building a state-of-the-art compound on Martin’s head, confusing him for Marin.

Jonathan Lucroy – 3-for-4, 2 runs, 4 RBIs.  …And that’s the story of how the A’s played like the best team for one improbable run in 2018.  *Brad Pitt closes the storybook and looks at Jonah Hill*  Didn’t you used to be fat?

Sean Manaea – 6 IP, 1 ER, 7 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA at 3.38.  Until the A’s cool off, I’m nom-nom-nom’ing all of their players.  No matter what the Stream-o-Nator says.

Wade LeBlanc – 4 1/3 IP, 7 ER, ERA up to 3.95.  Think LeBlanc made a trading deadline deal with the devil and traded his good pitching for the return of his soul.

Marwin Gonzalez – 2-for-5 and his 7th and 8th homer, hitting .231.  Damn, I was so close to streaming him into my lineup for the batty call, but went with Gyorko instead, who, of course, wasn’t even starting.  *turns to reflection in mirror* Do better, you handsome bastard.

Max Stassi – 2-for-4, 3 RBIs and his 8th homer.  The way he goose steps during his home run trot though.  C’mon, dude.

Jake Marisnick – 2-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 8th homer, as he was called up to platoon and fill-in for an injured Springer.  The Marisnick family was in attendance cosplaying as the Maris family.  Hope this begets no lawsuits.

Kyle Tucker – So, George Springer hurt his shoulder.  Not badly, but he’s a little banged up.  There’s only one move that makes sense here for the Astros.  Send Kyle Tucker back to the minors.  It’s Opposite Day, y’all!  Wear your pants on your head!  Shirts on your butts!  And have a terrible day!

  1. Phil says:
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    I was so proud of myself when I drafted Shaw 98th overall. Not sure why. Low self esteem? Alas, I’m now faced w/ dumping him or CJ Cron. Someone has to stay and be my CIF. Jared Lowrie is available, too; someone just dumped him.

    What say you, Master Lothario? Cron, Shaw, or Lowrie @ CIF in this 10 team redraft?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Phil: HA! It seemed like a good draft pick at the time! Cron

      • William Hung says:
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        @Grey: Same deal for me – my league counts Ks, OBP on top of the standard 5 batting cats – should I drop Shaw for Cron or hot schmotato Kole? The caveat is that I won’t be able to check my team as much next 2 weeks, so that’s my only reservation about diving into Kole

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Kole

  2. Simsbad says:
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    Jake Bauers 3rd homer in as many games***

    • OaktownSteve says:
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      @Simsbad:

      Tell me where the bombs are!!!!!

      24 joke

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Simsbad: Oops — and I own him!

      • Simsbad says:
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        @Grey: Why wouldn’t you? He’s handsome, you’re handsome.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          *Blushing*

  3. Ante Galic says:
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    Grey!!!

    Marvelous write-up, simply marvelous!

    a. Went shopping yesterday ’cause the temp was like over 100F and in an effort to save on our electricity bill. That is, if we stayed home we’d have to turn on the AC to survive! Seriously, I woke up around 07h00 yesterday morning and was sweating by 07h30 and that was with good-ish results from my RCL team (I gained 2 points to go from 75 to 77, from 5th to 4th!). Weird, right?

    b. Nice lede title, that was Rudy! Okay, so thanks to Rudy on the lede title!

    c. I’m with you on the smack talk about Dozier and playing time. ‘Member at the start of the season when Grandal was going to be the backup catcher to (I swear to God, I forgot his name!!! for like 3 minutes)……drum roll please…….Austin Barnes!!! Where in the fcuk has Austin Barnes been this year?

    d. In desperate need of W and Ks, would you start Roark at home versus Cincinnati on Sunday (Castillo).

    e. In need of average and HRs. Signed up Cano. Does this make any sense?

    f. Mark Twain quote of the day for August 2

    A SIMPLIFIED ALPHABET

    (This article, written during the autumn of 1899, was about the last
    writing done by Mark Twain on any impersonal subject.)

    I have had a kindly feeling, a friendly feeling, a cousinly feeling toward Simplified Spelling, from the beginning of the movement three years ago, but nothing more inflamed than that. It seemed to me to merely propose to substitute one inadequacy for another; a sort of patching and plugging poor old dental relics with cement and gold and porcelain paste; what was really wanted was a new set of teeth. That is to say, a new ALPHABET.

    The heart of our trouble is with our foolish alphabet. It doesn’t know how to spell, and can’t be taught. In this it is like all other alphabets except one–the phonographic. That is the only competent alphabet in the world. It can spell and correctly pronounce any word in our language.

    That admirable alphabet, that brilliant alphabet, that inspired alphabet, can be learned in an hour or two. In a week the student can learn to write it with some little facility, and to read it with considerable ease. I know, for I saw it tried in a public school in Nevada forty-five years ago, and was so impressed by the incident that it has remained in my memory ever since.

    I wish we could adopt it in place of our present written (and printed) character. I mean SIMPLY the alphabet; simply the consonants and the vowels–I don’t mean any REDUCTIONS or abbreviations of them, such as the shorthand writer uses in order to get compression and speed. No, I would SPELL EVERY WORD OUT.

    Cheers,
    Ante

    • JakeTPE says:
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      @Ante Galic: Hi Ante,

      I grabbed Cano yesterday and one guy in my league was pretty bummed to miss out, so there’s that. Hope he’ll be motivated after sitting out almost 3 months. He was free, right? So no harm done if he Can’t-o. Stay cool — Realfeel of 105? here today and probably the rest of the month.

      • Mordacious Levator says:
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        @JakeTPE: how would a guy be bummed already? if he wanted him that much he should’ve already stashed him. unless that guy literally showed up to admit he forgot about him.

        • JakeTPE says:
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          @Mordacious Levator: Agreed. He said he thought he could wait a few more days, but not on my watch!

          That said, I’m keeping expectations for Cano in check. A few RBI, .800 OPS, some HR will be good.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Ante Galic: A. My RCL team did well yesterday too, coincidence? B. Ha C. Totally! D. I am E. Yup F. Nice!

  4. JakeTPE says:
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    Grey and Razzball brethren,

    Can we talk Brewers bullpen for a sec? What’s going on, other than them having way too many guys?

    On Knebel specifically, last night he pitched in a non-save situation (tie game in the 9th as visiting team, high leverage but still), Jeffress got the save in the previous game, and the game before that, he (CK) pitched the 9th with a four run lead and gave up a HR (so, Counsel went with Jeffress the following night — Knebel can’t go b2b now?).

    So obviously Knebel isn’t the true closer or it’s very shaky. Harder is owned so can’t grab him. Is he next up or is it Soria? Jeffress? Does anybody have a read on this situation? It sure is murky. Thanks!

    Oh, and Yahoo finally fixed their darn app. The yahoos!

    Cheers. I’m going to go check out Princeton Vamos now!

    • The Great Knoche says:
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      @JakeTPE: it’s gonna be Knebel for the most part. Counsell has options now so I think you’ll see Jeffress vulture a few more saves, but he’s just trying to conserve arms.

      • Ante Galic says:
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        @The Great Knoche: The Great Knoche and Jake PTE!

        Just my $0.02 as a patient Knebel owner, it’s been brutal this year.

        That said, agree with The Great Knoche somewhat. Here’s my take.

        1. The fact that he didn’t pitch in the 1-0 save opp is weird.

        2. Giving up the HR in the non-save situation was so foreseeable even Shakespeare saw it from the grave!

        3. He appeared in the 9th just as Jansen. The hope for LAD fans was a Knebel implosion. The hope for Brewcrew fans was for the Brewers to score off Floro in the top of the 10th with a save from Hader or something similar (for sure not Jeffress).

        That is all.

        Cheers,
        Ante

        • JakeTPE says:
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          @Ante Galic: Cheers, Ante.

          A patient Knebel owner. I like it. We’ve had no choice this year with him I guess.

          It was fun watching the one corner of Brewers twitter react to Knebel getting the call in the 9th (Uggh! Why is he pitching the 9th! He’s sucked all year! Can’t locate his pitches! etc.), to giving the leadoff double to Puig (Aaargh! Knebel is a dumpster fire! [A tweet with a photo of an actual dumpster on fire].), to him coming up big with the Ks to end it (Look at that curveball! If Knebel is back, look out! The start of something? Hashtag this is my crew! Fire emoji fire emoji, etc). Gotta love Twitter.

          It wasn’t a save situation but I guess Counsell liked the matchups there and he didn’t give up the HR this time (just the double). Even though they lost, hopefully he’ll get the next save opp unless it comes today and Soria or Hader will likely get it. I don’t have enough spots to add Jeffress *and* Soria, especially with Hader in the mix (he looks to have more of a free role but can’t be counted out for the 9th either), so just gotta hang tough unless CC gives us a definitive word (and why would he)?

      • JakeTPE says:
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        @The Great Knoche: Makes sense, Great Knoche. Thanks for weighing in. I could continue to stress and add Jeffress as insurance. It’s still probably him over Soria for you?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @JakeTPE: Agree with Knoche, just using other guys on occasion… He’s the closer 85/15 of the time, I’d think….

      • JakeTPE says:
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        @Grey: Thanks, yeah, I’d imagine he gets the next chance if he’s not too tired…. Have a good one, Grey!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You too!

  5. Stephen Lyon says:
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    Re: Weaver – you should have told the SON that ;-)

    • The Great Knoche says:
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      @Stephen Lyon: I knew it was screwed up when I saw he was at $25 in he AM.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          @Cram It: Ha! Sounds like a cranky guy at a grocery store

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Stephen Lyon: Yeah, Weaver should be better, but he’s just not doing it

  6. Mordacious Levator says:
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    AL only. OBP over AVG, total bases added. QS over wins. holds added.
    C hicks
    1B yonder
    2B whit (2B/OF)
    SS fletcher (3B)
    3B mostsuckass
    MI lowrie (2B/3B)
    CI mancini (1B/OF)
    OF (4) brantley, grichuk, kemp, martini
    util (1) r.herera (SS/OF)
    BN nunez (2B/SS/3B/OF)
    DL correa, devers
    NA (1) tucker
    SP: romo (in SP slot), morton, skaggs, borucki, heaney, archer, gibson, happ
    RP (4) fry, j.anderson, brach, herrera (WHEW good thing we can’t lose players midseason huh, i’d have 4 if we could, does affect keepers though)
    DL font, pineda

    1. drop kemp or martini for lomo or b.phillips or swihart (playing most of the time now, could give me both C and 1B depth (hicks could move over))? swihart has started 2/3 of last games, batted 2nd yesterday, and had 2 at bats in the other game he didn’t start too.

    2. this about right order for FAAB’ing newly added FA’s: villar, meadows, maybin (i’m not getting into the pham war). issue here is IF i get meadows i could only stash ONE of tucker/meadows with our 1 slot.
    so
    3. who’s better stash: tucker/meadows? thinking meadows’ playing time when up is more likely, but of course tucker has more upside. i did just drop willie lately as he won’t have playing time at all when mazouza is back.

  7. Dunder Mifflin says:
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    Good morning OG(original Grey)

    2 quick questions

    12 team h2h 6×6 ops is extra hitting cats. Keep 7 at years end.

    Would you deal a 4th round next year (11th round overall) for Josh Donaldson?

    Also what to do with JO-MA from stl. Time to drop and add one of Sano Moreland braun Or Bauer’s from Tampa?

    Offense is as such
    Grandal Jo-Ma Torres Lindor castellanos Chris Taylor Benentendi Soto Khris Davis Rosario no bench bats.

    Thanks in advance

  8. Turd Ferguson says:
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    Time to flush Nimmo down the toilet? Hasn’t done shizz in weeks.

    • Cram It says:
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      @Turd Ferguson: You need permission? He hasn’t done shizz in over a month.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Turd Ferguson: Technically, there’s no need to flush if he hasn’t done shizz, but I’d lose him

      • Ante Galic says:
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        @Grey: Grey!

        Saw what you did there…sarcasm! I’ll have none of that on this hallowed site. Is this a baseball question and answer site or what? Baseball, man! Focus!

        Cheers,
        Ante

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha, my B!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          @Ante Galic: We are now affiliated with Yahoo Answers

      • Turd Ferguson says:
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        @Grey:

        Touche Grey. The reason I love the Razzball community. Cutting bait. If anyone finds Nimmo in the sewers…enough fish jokes? Ha

  9. Tinman95 says:
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    Drop Nick Williams for Marwin?

      • Ante Galic says:
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        @Grey: Grey!

        Drop Marwin for Nick Williams?

        Cheers,
        Ante

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Meh

  10. johnnyhobbes says:
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    Trying to pry Carrasco off a guy who is our of it… Eddie Rosario too much for Carlos ? Dave Martinez has a picture of Joe Maddon in the bathroom mirror and does his daily affirmations about daily tinkering with lineups. Hes becoming my new hated one if he screws me over with Dozier playing time.

    • jon says:
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      @johnnyhobbes:

      I own Carrasco and wouldn’t trade him for Rosario- great deal for you to get Cookie

    • Fungazi 2.0 says:
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      @johnnyhobbes: I also have Carrasco and no way you getting him for a Rosario

      • johnnyhobbes says:
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        @Fungazi 2.0: the Carrasco owner, is out of the hunt at 5- 11. The league operates so that you may keep one bat and one arm as a keeper for next year….. catch is that the keeper must be drafted after the 9th round or picked up in free agency. His best bat keepers are Andrelton Simmons, Hosmer, Markakis , Leonys Martin….

        Rosario is keeper eligible since i drafted him in the 10th ( thanks grey) , Hes the 5th best outfielder in our points league. I also have Javier Baez as a hitting keeper. I think I can convince him that since he’s obviously out this year he should make moves for next year. Make sense?

        • Fungazi 2.0 says:
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          @johnnyhobbes: All right, all right, you’ve convinced me! Since I’m out of it this year, send the offer.

      • johnnyhobbes says:
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        @Grey: not to mention i fill in Rosario spot with King Bat Kole— good title this morning!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Title is Rudy

  11. Adam says:
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    I don’t have a bench batter…drop Chacin for Calhoun?

  12. fudgemybudge says:
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    Gausman or Hamels ROS?
    11T roto

  13. phennore says:
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    16-team 5×5 keeper league.

    Philosophical question: is it possible to steam pitchers in deeper leagues? I’m in first place with a surplus of cheap closers (Yates, Hand, Doolittle, Treinen). My original plan was to try to trade a closer for a bat (my weaker side) but with C-Mart and Sale on the DL I was wondering if should go for a pitcher instead. Current Roster:

    C – Garver
    1B – Hoskins
    2B – C. Hernandez
    3B – Machado
    SS – Peraza
    MI- K. Marte
    CI – Y. Alonso
    OF- Adams
    OF – Benetendi
    OF – Kiermaier
    OF – McCutchen
    OF – Peralta
    DH – Matt Chapman
    DH – Margot
    SP – Heaney, Pivetta, Dereck Rodriguez, Wood, Sale (DL), C-Mart (DL)

    Thanks,

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @phennore: Not easy, but possible, I do it in a 15 team league

  14. Bobby says:
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    Thoughts as to what’s wrong w Severino? Injured, mechanics, dead arm, regression?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Bobby: Dead arm is my guess

  15. phennore says:
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    16 – team 5×5 keeper league.

    Philosophical question: is it possible to steam starting pitching in a deeper league? I’m in first place with a surplus of cheap closers (Hand, Yates, Doolittle, Treinen). My original plan was to trade for a bat (my weaker side) but with C-Mart and Sale on the DL, I was wondering if I should look for a pitcher instead. My current roster:

    C – Garver
    1B – Hoskins
    2B – C. Hernandez
    3B – Machado
    SS – Peraza
    MI – K. Marte
    CI – Y. Alonso
    OF – Matt Adams
    OF – Benetendi
    OF – Kiermaier
    OF – McCutchen
    OF – Peralta
    DH – Chapman
    DH – Margot
    SP – Heaney, Pivetta, Dereck Rodriquez, Wood, Sale (DL), C-Mart (DL)

    Thanks,

  16. Peacecoast says:
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    Private Eyes
    They’re Watching You

    This shit is stuck in my head. Thanks.

  17. B says:
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    Trade Shaw, Brantley and McCullers for arenado and Jon gray? I’m really worried about Shaw’s playing time and I have plenty of outfielders

    • Will says:
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      @B: Yes. Steal for you and Lance will likely have innings limits.

      • B says:
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        @Will: Denied right away, aghh the fantasy gods are not giving me much to work with lately.

    • Mex says:
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      @B:
      Knowing your league particulars and rest of your lineup would be helpful but…arenado is a top 10 talent, i would do that deal for just him…Gray is just Grayvy. But I also have a fantasy man crush on Arenado, so…

      • B says:
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        @Mex:
        Sure!
        My lineup is
        C Ramos
        1B Rizzo
        2B Lemahieu
        3B Shaw
        SS Correa
        2B/SS Segura
        1B/3B Bauers or Chapman
        OF
        Benintendi
        Yelich
        Haniger
        (Brantley and Choo on bench as well chris Taylor and piscotty)
        This other team is 6-10 and has so many lineup holes, I’d really be helping him actually. He’s just so stuck on arenado, I have a good shot at
        championship, pitching is fine, I have Nola, Morton, Tallion, flaherty, Maeda and Eovaldi

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @B: Arenado

  18. Wally Pipp says:
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    2018 stats:

    Dee gordon – 407 at bats, 48 runs, 22 rbi, 25 steals, 1 hr, .287 AVG, .655 OPS and 96% owned.

    Mallex Smith – 305 at bats, 36 runs, 25 rbi, 20 steals, 1 hr, .292 AVG, .770 OPS and 17% owned.

    Mallex is putting together basically the same season as Dee in 100 less at bats. Per game Mallex is much better.

    Ive never seen a more slept on fantasy baseballer than Mallex Smith. He stole 2 bags yesterday and is hitting near .390 the last month and can’t even get a mention?

    Keep sleepin on Mallex, y’all!

    • Fungazi 2.0 says:
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      @Wally Pipp: Well yeah, if you compare him to one of the most overrated guys in the league

    • batflix says:
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      @Wally Pipp: isn’t he a platoon OF now with Pham coming in?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Wally Pipp: I saw he stole two bags yesterday, meant to mention him, slipped my mind, sorry Pipp

  19. The Skrimmer says:
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    Do you trust Eovaldi or Pivetta ROS? Or keep both and drop Hand? Thanks.

  20. DodgerWindowClosed says:
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    1. Best on the wire….Duvall, Gurriel, Camargo, Y Sanchez, Villar, Mondesi.
    My least productive hitters…..DeJong, Jo Ma. Hold or swap out?

    2. Would you trade Ryu for Romo if your staff was: Max, Kluber, Bauer, Hendricks, Heaney, Ryu, Osuna, Bear, Leclerc. ?

    3. Would you trade Kluber for MadBum and Morton?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @DodgerWindowClosed: 1. Depends on needs, Gurriel or Villar over DeJong 2. Sure 3. Nope

  21. branta says:
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    I streamed Stroman because he had 4 QS in his last 6 starts and my league is QS and I completely forgot about the Buzzsaw That Is the Oakland Athletics.

    At least he got 6 Ks!

  22. Joe Beisbol says:
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    Is double-dipping a no-no? George Costanza says no! And who wouldn’t trust “Art Vandelay?”

    1. I have to bench one of these three *hitters*: Suarez (vs. Scherzer @ WAS), Cain (vs. Kershaw @LAD), or Puig (vs Chacin, LAD). Who goes to the bench?

    2. I am already trying to drop Fry as part of my waiver wire claim on Buehler (Aug 3). Is there anyone else on my team I should drop asap to pick up Kole Calhoun?

    12-Team, Yahoo, H2H, 5×5 Redraft League

    C – Empty,  1B – Abreu, 2B – Carp 3B – Suarez, SS – Machado, OF – Stanton/Cain/Conforto, Util –  Rendon , Bench –  Puig

    SP – Berrios, Corbin, Newcomb, Eovaldi, Wheeler, Duffy, D.Rod, Lucchesi; RP – Davis, Seranthony, Barraclough, Fry

    DL (2 spots)-  Ramos, Morrow

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Joe Beisbol: Haha 1. Puig 2. I’d rotate bench bat with hot hand, so Puig

  23. TDub says:
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    For ROS off the waiver wire in an OBP league:
    Sano
    Piscotty
    Calhoun
    Kendrys M
    N Williams
    Avi Garcia
    Sano seems to have the highest upside, but he was so bad this year, & Calhoun, Piscotty & (noticed by none) Kendrys are the hottest hands lately (all pretty legit acc. to Statcast which likes Kendrys best). Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @TDub: Really ROS? Piscotty

  24. Marty Jannetty_Was Set Up says:
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    SON loves Reynaldo Lopez today and I need a stream. Would you roll him out there today home vs KC?

    Was reading up on the pep talk he got from his coaching staff and thought “maybe he’s fired up and used the blow up vs Toronto as a moment to get focused”…then I thought “but hes been trash for weeks, ask Grey”.

    I could drop him now and grab Edwin Jackson for his start home vs. DET

  25. Rectum Ralph says:
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    Do you have a feeling of where you might rank gleyber Torres for next year? I’m in a $auction keeper league and have gleybor-aid for $6. Im getting trade offers with some expensive players for him but f u think he will be in the top 50ish next year I may just hold on to him

  26. Daddy says:
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    Cervelli or Zunino at catcher?

  27. md says:
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    Grey – how would you order K. Calhoun, M. Ozuna, Piscotty, Avisail ROS? Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @md: Ozuna, Piscotty

  28. Audacity of Schoop says:
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    12 team 5×5 roto

    SON doesn’t like Montgomery v. SD ($-3.9). Still worth a stream?

    Which stream do you prefer for tomorrow?

    Odorizzi v. KC ($17.9)
    Quintana v. SD ($16.6)

  29. jon says:
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    I am putting it our there into the universe that The Rays are out of offense after the last two games and Heaney will have a beauty game.

    pretty please…

    • dingo37 says:
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      I hope youre right jon. Fun fact though. Heaney hasn’t won away since [email protected]jon:

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @jon: Prayer hexagon

  30. Robert Schroeder says:
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    Would you own Gausman on Atl? Or streamer?

    • Cram It says:
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      @Robert Schroeder: What’s the difference right now? Pick him up for his next start and take it from there…

      • Robert Schroeder says:
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        @Cram It: I’d have to drop Chad Green & his K rate. Not sure it is worth it.

        • Cram It says:
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          @Robert Schroeder: It’s worth it for a Gausman test run. Surely there are RP’s you can pick up later with an equivalent K rate – it’s not THAT good.

  31. synyster says:
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    Snell & Stripling were sent to the disgraceful list just to limit their IP, right? No actual injuries and shouldn’t worry about ROS with them when they return?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @synyster: That’s what I think, haven’t heard anything confirming that tho

  32. MarvPesos

    Marv says:
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    Grey,
    12-tm H2H cat keeper (keep 12) CATS – (9) R,H,HR,RBI,SB,BB,AVG,OPS,XBH – (8) W,CG,SV,K,GIDP,ERA,WHIP,QS. LIMIT of 35 moves – no streaming

    Made some moves and looking to solidify my roster before our leagues trade deadline (next week). Let me know what you think of my squad below, if you’d look to move anybody or swap anybody from the wire (Waiver and team below)

    WAIVER
    HIT – B. Belt, Y. Gurriel, F. Meija, B. Hamilton, C. Gonzale, C. Dickerson, M. Semien, J. Bauers, J. Kipnis, M. Zuzino, R. Healy, K. Calhoun, T Beckham, R Chirinos,

    RP – P. Strop, J Leclerc, A Vizcaino, Z. Britton, J. Familia, F. Rodney, K. Herrera, J. Soria, R. Osuna, R. Gsellman, A.J. Minter

    My team:
    C – EMPTY
    1B – P. Goldschmidt
    2B – B. Dozier
    3B – Eugenio Suarez
    SS – T. Turner
    CI – A. Rizzo
    MI – X. Bogaerts
    LF – C. Yelich
    CF – C. Blackmon
    RF – M. Haniger
    Util – J. Upton
    DL– W. Ramos (10-day DL)
    SP – C. Carrasco
    SP – J. Verlander
    SP – D. Duffy
    RP – K. Baraclough (RP)
    RP – E. Diaz (RP)
    P – W. Davis (RP)
    P – J. Zimmermann
    BN – R. Hill
    BN – L. Lynn
    BN – J. Taillon
    BN – W. Buehler
    BN – J. Paxton
    BN– N. Syndergaard
    BN- R. Osuna (SUSP)

    Thanks bud

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Marv: I’d want an SP over Duffy potentially but you didn’t list any SPs

      • MarvPesos

        Marv says:
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        @Grey: Sorry, didn’t put any SP as I figured I’m good with SPs and the wire is pretty thin. I was originally thinking of swapping Duffy for another closer or a bench bat (Calhoun etc)

        Waiver SP
        S. Gray, D. Rodriguez, G. Marquez, H. Bailey, W. Miley, T. Richards, T. Cahill, M. Minor, C. Buchholz

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Those choices aren’t great

          • MarvPesos

            Marv says:
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            @Grey: agreed haha so then I assume drop Duffy (Duffy’s gotta go) for a batter or an extra RP, from the options, who do I grab?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Extra RP

  33. Taking14DaTeam says:
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    My Ryu, DeJong and Jo Ma for his LeMahieu and Rondon.

    I could use saves and holds. I would backfill the open spot with Villar or Mondesi.

    Which side? Close?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Taking14DaTeam: You’re not getting saves, Osuna is in Houston now

      • Taking14DaTeam says:
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        @Grey:

        I have Osuna too. So I figure I get saves from one, holds from the other. Make sense?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sure

  34. OaktownSteve says:
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    If I could have one used move set prop it would be the My Dinner With Andre action figures from Waiting For Guffman.

    What’s up in the NFBC? 5 horse race all a sudden. My team is garbage tho.

    Oaktown Kids 123.5 and climbing.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @OaktownSteve: Haha, so great… Not sure if you said it or someone else, but NFBC is really a league of attrition

      • OaktownSteve says:
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        @Grey:

        We both said it earlier this year.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ah, yeah, it did sound especially apt

          • The Great Knoche says:
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            @Grey: Yeah I mentioned it the other day. Got healthy for 2 days and Bam. Back in it. Plus my deep rooted love for Calhoun hasn’t hurt me.

  35. alps says:
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    Hey Grey
    Is it time to cut bait on Muncy
    The guy is 1 for his last 20 and 8 for his last 45 Not exactly lighting it up and now playing time could be affected.
    Options are
    Souza, Zobrist and Mancini (might be getting hot)
    What do you think
    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @alps: I’d wait thru weekend to see how Dozier affects him, but it might be time to move on

  36. Drew says:
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    Just hold Muncy now or try to trade? Top-20 SP a reasonable return for him or is that too rich?

    PT concerns, not to mention he seems to changed his approach…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Drew: Try to trade him

      • Keith says:
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        @Grey: do you feel he’s keeper worthy in a 10 team, standard 5×5 ESPN league where we keep 15 guys each?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Who?

          • Keith says:
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            @Grey: Sorry…. Muncy

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              He’s a keeper

              • Keith says:
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                @Grey:
                Trout, Trea Turner, Benintendi, CSeager, KBryant, Castellanos, GSanchez, Dozier, Scherzer, CMart, TBauer are my certain keepers. Which 4 if the following would you hold on to?

                Kopech, Donaldson, FWhitley, WCalhoun, Stripling, Muncy, Tim Anderson, KTucker

                Thanks so much!

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Muncy, Anderson, Tucker, blech, Stripling maybe, I don’t know, question for next March

                  • Keith says:
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                    @Grey: thanks. Yeah, agree it’s too early, but was trying to figure out who to try and combo for an upgrade. Thanks for the feedback

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      No problem

  37. Mex says:
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    Catcher question sort of sorry…with 20 games at C this year John Hicks now has C eligbiity next year in my AL only auction league. He has good value at $5. Is he gonna get more than 400 AB’s next year? Is his playing time solely reliant on Miggy’s health for next year?

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Mex: No on Hicks next year

  38. brian says:
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    16 team dynasty h2h 6×6 with QS and k/bb.

    My top SPs are decent (verlander, madbum, wood, stripling, clevinger, price) but the rest aren’t (gausman, sonny, teheran, quintana, ervin santana, duffy). really no SPs on the wire to pick up in lieu of any of those guys (“best” available are hardy, jurado, lyles, adalberto) so I’m just playing matchups as best i can.
    most intriguing arm available is caleb ferguson. i’ve been holding melancon all year hoping he’d get save chances this year. that’s probably not happening so now I’m holding hoping he’ll get them next year but not even sure how likely that is now regardless of money he’s making since smith/watson/strickland all under contract and have pitched better than he has. another reliever i could drop would be jace fry but he at least might close this year.
    so are you interested in ferguson as a hi K, low ratio MR? would you drop melancon or someone else for him?

    thanks grey!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @brian: I like Caleb a lot, lose Melancon for him

  39. JB says:
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    Daniel Murphy seems to be coming around. Would you drop Avisail Garcia to pick up Murphy?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @JB: Yeah, I’d try Murphy

  40. Raider says:
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    10 tm 6×6 w/OPS need to drop one to stream/batty calls- Jo Ma or thames
    both seem like part time players now

  41. Kyler Shaw says:
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    Whats your ROS outlook on Jesus Aguilar?

  42. sportivetricks says:
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    Dearest Grey,

    When using a semicolon, one must remember that it creates the same grammatical separation as a period (while still, of course, suggesting a closer connection between ideas than a period would.

    So this “sentence” actually contains three semicolon fragments and only ONE independent clause that could stand on its own: “By the way, apologies about the Stream-o-Nator being goofy yesterday; think it had something to do with all the trades; should be good now; semicolons are fun.”

    Of course, the “apologies about/for” fragment is common in modern English, and dropping the subject pronouns “I” and “it” is common as well. But semicolons are powerful stuff, and I really don’t think you should be fucking around with them when you’re dropping everyday English on us.

    I am also still pissed about that question/comment video; it is all in good fun, man.

    In other news, I’m trying to decide between Heaney @TB ($15.2) and Reynaldo vs. KC ($9.7) for a stream tonight. i think Heaney is the better pitcher, but I want to start anyone at home against KC.

    This has sort of been asked above, and I almost deleted, but I still wanted to bus your chops about semicolons (and double spacing after a period . . . gross).

    Love yas!!!

    • sportivetricks says:
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      @sportivetricks:

      Probably should have proofread for that missing parentheses in my first graf.

      • sportivetricks says:
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        @sportivetricks:

        Especially when I “bus” your chops.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @sportivetricks: Haha, my B — Heaney — ‘bust your chops’ is the colloquialism, I believe, ‘bus your chops’ is shipping of lamb chops.

      • sportivetricks says:
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        @Grey:

        Thanks!!! And I’m an idiot.

        You’ve got my email if you ever have grammar/proofreading questions . . . I owe you!!!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha, thanks!

  43. Steve says:
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    14-T keep forever obp

    Give Aguilar/Thor
    Get Jo-Ram

    Thanks

  44. Fungazi 2.0 says:
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    Rolling out Heaney today @TB? Seems easy start except they’ve steamrolled LA so far

      • Fungazi 2.0 says:
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        @Grey: Thanks Grey. I’m tapping out on this one though, this match-up got me shook

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You’re abandoning me?

          • Fungazi 2.0 says:
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            @Grey: Yep, it’s better this way. At least one of us can go to bed happy tonight.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Haha

  45. snarky anklebiter says:
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    Punting k’s, so I just need ratio help.

    Drop Lester and Quintana for any two of Taillon, J. Gray, Godley, or T. Williams?

  46. DonnieB says:
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    DJ LaMaheui or Ian Happ ROS? Thanks

  47. Sam says:
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    Ros yonder or jake Bauer’s?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Sam: Yonder

  48. phil says:
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    Which catcher is best to own for the rest of the year…Salvador Perez, Cervelli, Posey, and Ramos?

      • OaktownSteve says:
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        @Grey:

        I’ll say Sal.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Mineo?

          • OaktownSteve says:
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            @Grey:

            Great in Rebel w/o Cause. Would also accept “Bando”

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Great A’s catcher!

  49. Gator says:
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    Can you rank the following for 2019: E Rosario, Rendon, Dozier, T Anderson, Realmuto
    Great site.
    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Gator: Thanks! Rosario, Dozier, Rendon

  50. Brett says:
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    Grey,

    couple of questions

    1. Rather Hand or Betances in a holds league?

    2. Current Relievers in a league with category for saves and another for holds: I play Hader, Yates, Will Smith, Box, and Cody Allen in my reliever spots. I also have Seranthony in a SP spot. I also have Osuna on the bench. Current FAAB is 47 of 100 budget with all bids at a minimum of $1. I’m in first so all my bids tend to be atleast $2. Currently save standings are 1st 91, 2nd 88, 3rd (me) 87, 4th 73.

    Would you trade Boxberger and $7 Faab for Kimbrel?

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Brett: 1. Flip a coin, Hand 2. Yes

      • Brett says:
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        @Grey: Had another question I’m struggling with in my 6×6 league with holds and ops as the extra categories. Here are my hitters:

        C Open, Freeman, Albies, Baez, Machado, Bellinger, Gleyber, Benintendi, Marte, Hoskins, Acuna, Cain, Kole Calhoun. I have Devers and Ramos on the DL and I currently have Eloy Jimenez on my bench. We can keep 5 at a $260 auction budget. I’m good with keepers so I wouldn’t keep Jimenez who can be kept only for next year at $5 but he could possibly fetch me something at the deadline. However, I’m fighting for 1st and while I can’t move up much in holds Jordan Hicks is available on waivers and could help me keep my place as he has SP eligibility. Would you cut Eloy for Hicks?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          How many teams? Seems doubtful Eloy is a keeper

          • brett says:
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            @Grey: 12 teams. Do you think with Kole Calhoun I can let him go for Hicks?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Why don’t you want Kole? I’d want him in every league right now

              • Brett says:
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                @Grey: I’m sorry I might have confused you. With Kole Calhoun at utility and as my worst hitter are you comfortable cutting Eloy for Jordan Hicks.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Yeah, I am

  51. FrankGrimes says:
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    SON loves Freeland for his two starts at home next week!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wow, at home? That’s surprising

  52. Gotime says:
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    Almost dropped the coffee mug when I saw Trout day to day after having Springer day to day… I’m dodging bullets here! … right?…. I should stop now

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

  53. Hugman says:
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    Justice for Jason LaRue! Hahaha.

    PS- I’ve had hand foot and mouth. It suuuuux.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ew, TMI

  54. Jay says:
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    NL Only…plz rank these for cmart dl….hamels, godley, l Castillo, gausman, pivetta, wheeler.. also could drop buehler or gray if you like two of the six better than these

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hamels, Gausman, Godley, Wheeler — I wouldn’t drop those two

  55. Laguna BobbyI says:
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    Yo Grey, thanks for steering me away from starting Luke Weaver in a shallow mixer yesterday. We running out Folty today in a shallow mixer at home vs Mets, SON has him at $11.3? Thanks as always

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I am starting Folty

  56. Murph says:
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    Grey
    I see all the concern for Puig’s playing time. Would you offer him up for AJ Minter to shore up saves?
    (still have stanton, acuna, soto, calhoun, bauers in the OF)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

      • Murph says:
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        @Grey: Thanks man! I dont know how you do this day in and day out – but we all appreciate it

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  57. Bk says:
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    Looking to add Hamels (need another arm).

    I can make daily lineup changes, so I’m all for platoon guys if they are great accordingly.

    Who’s the drop?
    N Williams, Pederson, Bauer’s, Piscotty

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Williams

  58. Ricardo says:
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    Rebuilding for 2019
    H Bader for J Bell and S Kingery ?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds like a decent gamble

  59. Jason says:
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    Drop Freddy Peralta for Gausman in 10 team mixed H2h yahoo redraft league?

    Struggling with injuries. Had to drop C Martinez as i have 5 DL players and only 3 DL spots.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  60. Scott says:
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    Drop Cueto in 14 team dynasty league?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  61. Gonzo says:
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    Archer starting tomorrow bumps my newest pickup Musgrove starting at Coors on Monday. Fuuuuuuu -_-

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      NOOOOO

  62. Tinman95 says:
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    Is Yairo Munoz a buy?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

      • Tinman95 says:
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        @Grey: over Nick Williams?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Need full questions, on phone and all I see is “over Nick Williams?”

    • OaktownSteve says:
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      @Tinman95:

      I like him.

  63. CP says:
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    Villanueva or Flores ROS at 3rd?

    Gomber taking Cmarts rotation spot, worth a pickup over Montgomery?

    Drop one Nimmo or Heyward?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Flores — Not over Montgomery — Nimmo

  64. OaktownSteve says:
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    The Audacity of Schoop is a great handle.

    Yes war of attrition. I have 12 injured players in that league.

    There needs to be a glossary term for Byron Buxton.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Minnesota Craps

      • OaktownSteve says:
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        @Grey:

        Buxton…from the Latin for “huge bust”

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Buxton, why there is a negative definition for the word bust

          • OaktownSteve says:
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            @Grey:

            They need to create an “abled” list for him.

            Holy cow, Buxton just hit the abled list!

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Too generous… Buxton needs his own category, Breathing

              • OaktownSteve says:
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                @Grey:

                1085. That’s the difference between Buxton’s final ADP (48!) and his current player rater rank (1133!).

                1085 is actually the California criminal code for “crimes against ADP.” As in, “possible 1085 in progress…suspect is a lanky right handed SP wearing a Cinncinnati Reds uniform. Suspect is armed but not considered dangerous.”

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  HAHA, nice!

  65. Gotime says:
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    Trying to look ahead to next week for a H2H weekly cats league, I have Maeda and Wood @ Coors, Pivetta @ Ari, Newcomb @ Was…. absolutely brutal… with 14 moves do you bench these guys and pick up Bieber @ White Sox and a ratio helper like Trivino? Qs league

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I wouldn’t make moves just about one week unless it was the playoffs

      • Gotime says:
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        @Grey: Gotcha, 1st and 2nd get a first round buy to semi finals which I have right now but probably still too early, shizz changes. Sounds like I’ll have to take a kicking and hope for a tie week

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Go for tie

    • OaktownSteve says:
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      @Gotime:

      Probably famous last words but doesn’t it feel like Coors has been playing more neutral lately. Humidor cranked up to 11?

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Don’t you dare start Wood in Coors

        • OaktownSteve says:
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          @Grey:

          The A’s series was fishy. I only listen to games on radio so take this with a grain but it seemed like the A’s flew out to the warning track a dozen times in that series. Rocks didn’t score many more.

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            A’s are on some kind of run, you must be psyched

            • OaktownSteve says:
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              @Grey:

              Super stoked. Just about as fun a team as you’d want to see.

              Chapman and Olson will both be GGs on defense. Pen is redicu. Deep line up.

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Trivino is a revelation, right? Where did this pop from?

                • OaktownSteve says:
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                  @Grey:

                  Crazy came out of nowhere story. He’s nasty. Familia’s splitter is also pure filth.

                  • Grey

                    Grey says:
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                    Familia was super underrated coming into this year, but glad I traded him, even if it was for Happ who hasn’t been amazing

                    • The Great Knoche says:
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                      @Grey: Coors is only in 3rd place as far as park metrics go. (2nd in Home Runs) Might have more to do with fact that Rockies pitching isn’t as awful as normal. Texas is tops and it isn’t close. Again may have something to do with how bad their staff is.

                      The surprising on on the list??? Petco is 4th best hitters park. (3rd in Home Runs)

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Wow, crazy on Petco

          • dau says:
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            @OaktownSteve: A’s were weak in that series. Apparently the rarefied air did that.

  66. Chud says:
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    Dynasty trade offer:

    I’m going for title this year…

    I give CMart, Senzel, Pivetta

    I get Kershaw, Kinsler.

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Works for me

  67. Chud says:
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    Dynasty trade offer:

    I’m going for win this year.

    I give CMart, Pivetta, Senzel

    I get Kershaw, Kinsler

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Works for me

  68. CaptainKnauer says:
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    Need one ROS

    O’Neill/Bader
    Nick Williams
    Marwin Gonzalez
    Mancini
    Meadows

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Williams

  69. Taking14DaTeam says:
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    Can you rank these deals from best to worst?

    1. My Jo Ma (bench bat) and Bear for Allen and Romo. Odd to trade closers but that is the offer.

    2. My Mazara for Hand and W Peralta. (Drop would be Bear or Jo Ma)

    3. My Haniger for Hand and W Peralta (same drop decision)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Sure 2. Meh 3. Meh

  70. BJ says:
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    Time to pull the trigger and drop Pivetta for Gausman?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  71. Jake says:
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    Keep LeMahieu or Hosmer.

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      For next year? Hosmer

      • Jake says:
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        @Grey: How about for this year?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          DJ

  72. Dan says:
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    Grey, need some help from the guru!

    I can only use 5 of these starts, which ones you use?

    Pivetta v MIA
    Gonzales v TOR
    Snell v CHW
    Flaherty @ PIT
    Ray v SF
    Lester v SD
    Roark v CIN

  73. Stumanji! says:
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    Who’s the drop when Correa is activated (position does not particularly matter): JoMa, Souza, Cesar Hernandez?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Souza

  74. Dancin Homer says:
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    Rolled out Weaver against my better judgement… should have listened to my 1st instinct.

    Anyway, is he officially droppable in 12-team (deep bench) leagues or should we still hold since SON loves his next 2 starts?

    While we’re on cardinals, what’s going on with Jose Martinez? Is he even worth holding at this point as well? I think he’s started 1, maybe 2 games since they fired Matheny

    Thanks as always!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Drop him– can lose Jo-Ma

  75. Trey B says:
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    Haniger or Kemp ROS? Are they both just average OF options the rest of the way? Should I lose one and just stream a hot waiver pickup (i.e. Kole)?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Flip a coin? Might both be average OF options… Haniger’s slumping, Kemp’s squeezed for PT…. Can lose Kemp

  76. GrassyKnollRedding says:
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    Good morning, Grey!

    I knew I should have sat Heaney when Trout wasn’t in the lineup. Never had a shot at a win today. Trout’s Angels really fit into the “Lebron and a bunch of scrubs” paradigm.

    I’ve been rostering Heaney in RCL. Is he really more of a streamer, or are the Rays now good?

    Thanks!

    PS: I wish I loved anything as much as Kansas City loves penciling Alcides Escobar into the lineup.

    • The Great Knoche says:
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      @GrassyKnollRedding: Depending on where you are in Innings pitched he is rosterable. if you are ahead of pace I would drop him and grab some guys to help with ratios.

      • GrassyKnollRedding says:
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        @The Great Knoche: Sound advice. Thanks, Knoche!

  77. JP says:
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    DJ and Dickerson coming off DL, which two of this group would you keep:

    Puig, LeMahieu, Dickerson, M. Chapman, A. Hicks

    Thanks

    • JP says:
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      @JP: Shoudl have clarified this is for ROS only, so for ROS which two of this group would you hold on to?

      Puig, LeMahieu, Dickerson, M. Chapman, A. Hicks?

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Chapman, Hicks

  78. Jbone says:
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    would you trade Folty and Eddie Rosario for Kershaw?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah

  79. Yankee My Wanky! says:
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    Hello Grey,
    Great stuff as usual. And to think I was thrilled when I landed Holland with my Waiver pick in a league where I really needed a closer. How young and naïve I was back then.

    Now to my point. I looked at the games going on and saw that Heaney was sucking and of course I have Heaney Starting because it’s TB and of course I really need Heaney to win because I need points because I am in 6th Place and playing the 7th Place team and I finally realized something. When you start the likes of Heaney, Pivetta, Maeda, Gray, Kingham and Peralta, your chances of winning are not great. You don’t need to go to a mountain top to get a gem like this. I was kind enough to drop this one right on your lap. I do for you because you do so much for us.

    That’s all. Thanks much Grey.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, thanks!

  80. Tinman95 says:
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    Need 2 ROS

    Heaney
    Gausman
    D-Rod

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not D-Rod

  81. norm ginsberg says:
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    Cervelli or Chirinos?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cervelli

  82. CaptainKnauer says:
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    Trade A or Trade B

    A)
    My Muncy and Nick Williams for his Alonzo and Kyle Gibson

    B)
    My Muncy and Nick Williams for his Dan Murphy and Conforto

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Alonso… Murphy

      • CaptainKnauer says:
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        @Grey: pass on the trades?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I told you what side I like in the trades

          • CaptainKnauer says:
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            @Grey: which trade do you like better?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Alonso is better than Murphy

  83. DonnieB says:
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    It looks like O’Neil and Bader might split time unless Fowler gets sat down. Which of the two would you go for in a keeper league. Drop Yuli for either? Thanks. You are the Superman of the fantasy baseball season.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      O’Neill… Can lose Yuli

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks!

  84. VinWins

    VinWins says:
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    Cargo out twice today failing to hold the base on a slide.

    • VinWins

      VinWins says:
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      @VinWins: Now DeJong overslides and the Rockies get the umps to look at it even though they are out of challenges.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        So bizarre

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      That’s odd

      • VinWins

        VinWins says:
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        @Grey: Well, late in the game they can ask for a review, which the umps can refuse. But, I’m all for getting the call right.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I get why there’s a limit to challenges, but seems counterintuitive to say you can challenge a certain number of cals, calls we want to get right, then these other calls? We don’t care about them.

          • VinWins

            VinWins says:
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            @Grey: Agreed.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Same page with VinWins!

              • VinWins

                VinWins says:
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                @Grey: Ha. Here’s something else I think we can agree on. If you are out of starts in a league where finding a trade partner is tough, and I offer you Stanton for Bum and Verlander, you take it, right? But no, he counters with Bum and Quintana for Stanton and Schoop.

                Oh, well.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  *eyes bulge* You were giving Stanton for those guys? Wow, you got lucky he declined… I’d want so much more

                  • VinWins

                    VinWins says:
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                    @Grey: Ha! I know, I wouldn’t do it early in the season, but I can afford that loss on offense now for a pitching upgrade. Though I know you don’t want Bum.

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Yeah, worried about Bum… He hasn’t had double digit Ks in a game in about 18 months

  85. Dave D says:
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    For some inexplicable reason, the Angels, having thrown in the towel, are still starting Valbuena at 1b despite turning to Fletcher at 2b and Cowart at 3b. How about release Valbuena as punishment for crossing the Mendoza line today and calling up Matt Thaiss? Seriously. WTF is Sciosciapath starting him for?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Scioscia loves Valbuena, no one will understand it ever

      • GrassyKnollRedding says:
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        @Grey: Valbuena is the Anti-Cron

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I have a theory that Scioscia was a bad hitter, and wants to take it out on anyone who might be better than him, but just barely, so Trout doesn’t count

          • Dave D says:
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            I think you’re spot on. Where psychoanalysis meets baseball. Explains many things like love of Mathis, etc.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              And now he won’t start Arcia!

              • GrassyKnollRedding says:
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                @Grey: Wow. I totally agree, it’s gotta be something like that. Certain managers like him (and formerly Matheny) always seem to be on a petty power trip. This must be that half-mental aspect of the game Yogi spoke of.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Makes for interesting Scioscia-logical experiment

  86. Rich says:
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    Rest of season production in a 5×5: Tyler O’Neill or Willie Calhoun?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      O’Neill

  87. Dirt says:
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    Need a 3B while Bryant is out and possibly longer… Devers/Gallo/Anderson? And do I drop Inciarte, dee Gordon or Hosmer

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hosmer for Tim Anderson

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Kinda depends on needs tho

        • Dirt says:
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          @Grey: well it’s Brian Anderson not Tim. I need HRs and RBIs but it’s a point system so really most effective the rest of the way

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Yo, Dirt, let’s try Anderson anyway

            • Dirt says:
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              @Grey: ha alright thanks man, love the blog… long time follower

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Thanks, Dirt!

  88. Weird Fishes says:
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    10-team NL-only h2h … catcher is a wasteland and I’m starting Tucker. Would you put in a waiver claim for Ramos, drop Tucker and punt catcher until Ramos comes off the DL?

    Grey, you’re doing God’s work fielding catcher questions.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha… I would stash Ramos there

  89. los putos says:
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    12 team 5×5 (OBP, QS, NSVH) Redraft

    My Albies/Bauer for his Torenado/Stressbird?

    Torenado owner is dead last. Ill be sliding Happ or Cano over to 2B. Am in 3rd place right on the top 2 teams heels. Looking for an RBI guy to make a push in that cat.

    SP: Bauer, Keuchel, Heaney, Paxton, Hill

    Have loaded up on RP to catch up on NSVH

    RP: Romo, Betances, SirAnthony, Knebel, Trivino, McHugh

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds like you’re giving more than you should need to, but you do what you gotta do at this point

      • los putos says:
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        @Grey: Was wanting to see if I was giving up too much?

        What about Paxton instead of Bauer?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I prefer giving Paxton

          • los putos says:
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            @Grey: Sounds good.

            thanks

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              No problem

  90. JMAC says:
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    In a 10 team H2H 5×5 OBP Keeper (5 players)

    How would you rank the following?

    Someone has offered me Albies and has expressed interest in the following 4 players. How would you rank them best to worst so i can work my way down the list in a trade. The players are McCullers Iglesias Bauer and Carrasco. Pretty much would you be willing to give away any of them alone and in what order. My current is Iglesias (but need saves), then McCullers , then Bauer, then Carrasco. Would you be willing to trade all of them (individually)?

    What are your thoughts?

    He’s also put Myers and Gary Sanchez on the block but don’t know if they’re worth it.

    Thanks as always

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Your order makes sense to me, but I’d flip Carrasco and Bauer… Bauer’s better

      • Jmac says:
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        @Grey: thanks. and you would trade any of them one for one for Albies?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d want Albies, yeah

  91. Steve says:
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    Do you like Aguilar or Chapman as CI?

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Aguilar

  92. herschel says:
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    @Grey: weekly roto redraft. need pitching help and was offered degrom for harper. can replace harper in the lineup with calhoun or tim anderson. pull the trigger?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d take deGrom

  93. Schmohawks Bob says:
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    In my NL only, I’ve only got $20 of the $60 I started with. I’m going to try to get one player with it. Could you rank Dozier, Schoop and Archer? Are you worried that Dozier and Schoop won’t get everyday at bats?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I am concerned about PT… I’d still go Dozier, Schoop, Archer, hitter or pitcher is apple/orange tho

  94. Slimcompoop says:
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    What’s good Grey? The trading deadline passed today in our league and I did absolutely nothing. I don’t have an issue now with closers but I will in three weeks come the playoffs. Currently have Treinen, Hand, Rondon, and Allen in my K/9 keeper league. I’m no tassologist, but from what I’ve seen the situation in Cleveland is going to be a time-share going forward. A couple of questions for you…

    (1) In a K/9 do you concur with cutting Allen over Hand, or continue to hold onto both?
    (2) Can you rank the following closers who are currently out on the waiver wire? Herrera, LeClerc, Will Smith, Peralta, and Swarzak.
    (3) There is no 3rd question.
    (4) Helping my pops recover from knee surgery this week and my step-mom has made massive quantities of three-bean salad and minestrone soup. That’s all I’ve ate for four days counting which begs the question, can man live on three-bean salad and minestrone alone?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      How’s it going, ‘poop? So, you’re not a tassologist? 1. I’d go Allen 2. Smith, Leclerc, Peralta 4. Sounds like a recipe for disaster (area in your bathroom)

  95. ROTO OVERLORD says:
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    Grey MC is heating UP!!! Camargo or Longoria ROS

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      E’eryday! Camargo

  96. When Buying Gifts Don't Confuse the Diary of Hans Frank and Anne Frank says:
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    has anybody wondered how interesting it is that COL pretty much straight up lied about dj’s injury (they called it “fairly severe” oblique strain) yet he only missed 12 days?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bet he’s injured ‘again’ in a few days

      • When Buying Gifts Don't Confuse the Diary of Hans Frank and Anne Frank says:
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        @Grey: yeah since he’s not healthy now and he’s pulling a “STL pitcher” (learned by wainwrong, just claim yr healthy when not, hope somehow you play well after fooling trainers/coaches). other option is it was always a minor thing that COL played up for some reason.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Totally

  97. Fred Garvin MP says:
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    Folty facing the bottom of the Mess order in the bottom of the 5th with a 3 run lead, why does this make me so nervous?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, he’s like VV, always nervous with him

      • Fred Garvin MP says:
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        @Grey: haha totally. And the situation I described has been killing my pitching for most of the year. Glad to see him yanked after six. Good outing, now let’s tack on and get our boy the W!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Got it!

  98. DodgersWindowClosed says:
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    Mondesi and Villar on the wire. Would it be crazy to add one or both dropping Jo Ma and/or DeJong?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not crazy if you need SAGNOF

      • DodgerWindowClosed says:
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        @Grey:

        Jo Ma is a bench bat so I may go there since no one will trade for him. Cardinals brain trust is killing me. Do you prefer Villar or Mondesi?

        Other question: I think I could trade DeJong for Mallex. Is that a Better idea than going for Villar or Mondesi?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d try Villar — Yeah, Mallex is better idea

  99. Mordacious Levator says:
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    sounds like i’m winning villar and maybin here

    August 2, 2018 at 3:05 am (link)
    AL only. OBP over AVG, total bases added. QS over wins. holds added.
    C hicks
    1B yonder
    2B whit (2B/OF)
    SS fletcher (3B)
    3B mostsuckass
    MI lowrie (2B/3B)
    CI mancini (1B/OF)
    OF (4) brantley, grichuk, kemp, martini
    util (1) r.herera (SS/OF)
    BN nunez (2B/SS/3B/OF)
    DL correa, devers
    NA (1) tucker
    SP: romo (in SP slot), morton, skaggs, borucki, heaney, archer, gibson, happ
    RP (4) fry, j.anderson, brach, herrera (WHEW good thing we can’t lose players midseason huh, i’d have 4 if we could, does affect keepers though)
    DL font, pineda

    villar fits into DL slot. haven’t dropped martini for lomo yet. should i drop martini for maybin then drop either kemp or r.herrera for lomo or hold? maybin is a starter CF at SEA is now appears.

    • Mordacious Levator says:
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      @Mordacious Levator: with maybin (villar later) and kemp it does seem like i’d need some empty HR’s (lomo is exact epitome of empty HR’s)

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        It does

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Makes sense, Martini and Rosell

  100. Gotime says:
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    Is Pivetta any way related to Robbie Ray? Can we get your intern on this Grey.. bench him in a weekly league for Newcomb (who doesn’t start this week), does fine, then next week will be another blow up…F…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Will look into it!

  101. Crazy J says:
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    I miss April/May Wade Davis…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, I hear ya

  102. Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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    20 team dynasty. added pressly day before he went to HOU. he was actually MIN’s best RP ALL year but didn’t get much leverage there. HOU appears to know what they have here and both closermoneky and depthcharts have him as the 7th inning man right now, with peacock being the LR. we have 5 SP slots,7 RP slots (can only use MAX 1 BN spot for pitchers out of 4, so max 6 SP).
    SP: pivetta, V2, morton, skaggs, archer, buchholez
    RP: pressly, peacock, c.martin (might close, i need min TEX players anyway, it’s proving hard to trade for leclerc, and really TEX f’d me all year by not giving him the 8th inning all year when he was their 2nd best RP all year, i had him before but he wasn’t getting leverage), steckenrider, w.peralta, alexander, kela
    DL morrow, dervish, ryu, fister (to help out my TEX minimums)
    NA giles

    so peacock or pressly dropped first for giles? if we trust the depth charts it’s peacock.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Peacock

  103. Steve says:
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    Still on Barraclough or drop for Steckenrider? He’s been awful.

  104. lwomack58 says:
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    Where do you see Kemp finishing for the year. Is he worth hanging onto or dropping for Kinsler, Ender, Jose Martinez or Villiar.

    Thank you

  105. Andrew Mellars says:
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    Grey-
    To be honest, I didn’t scroll they the above comments/questions so you may have answered this numerous times…..ROS who do you like for save and overall stats….Osuna, Seranthony, Romo or Giles(obviously not Giles,right)?

  106. lubey says:
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    I gotta drop one…..LeMahieu Odubell or Dan Murph

    Thanks Grey

  107. FrankGrimes says:
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    Odor 5BB!

    • Long Bawls says:
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      @FrankGrimes: Haha! I was just about to write exactly that. Pretty sure I saw a sea of blood and a two-headed calf speaking tongues on my way back from the subway, too.

  108. winteriscoming says:
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    Grey do I need to bench Severino tomorrow or roll the dice?

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