First off, it was against the Tigers. Let’s be clear here — hey, I’m a poet and aware of it! — the Tigers are laughably bad. Yet, again with some stank, YET! Kyle Hendricks (8 IP, 1 ER, 8 hits, zero walks, 8 Ks, ERA at 5.27) looked fix. Hendfixed? Hmm, will work on that. Kyle Whenfixed? Okay, they’re getting worse. He(ndricks) had a season-high 30 called strikes and the most called strikeouts (7) by a pitcher in the majors this year. He looked exactly like what we expect from him, just hitting the same outside corner, over and over and, well, you know. Call him Dutchboy because he was just painting! Also, the good news gets gooder (better?) the digger you deep–Uh oh, GreyBot3000 is breaking down, must recharge…*fills mouth with boba*…Let’s go! Hendricks’s ‘luck’ should continue to get better too. Terrible BABIP of .338, when his career high is .296, which was way back in 2015. His home runs are also out of control for his career, and, brucely, for the entire league. There’s no way he’s dealing with a deadened ball and giving up his worst number home runs, unless his command is bad, and it was. Until yesterday. It looks like the Hendfixed might be in. By the way, saw Ryan Hendrix pitch yesterday, and how many goddamn ways are they going to spell that last name? Hendrickx is next. Only requirement is you have to pitch and have an Irishy first name (Kyle, Ryan, Liam). Anyway, here’s what else I saw this weekend in fantasy baseball:

Ian Happ – 3-for-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 3rd homer, as he was activated from the IL. Kevin from ESPN’s “Get Him In Your Lineup” Department said, “Margaret, your silence about Jim eating my apple is telling.”

Hunter Strickland – Acquired by the Angels. Shouldn’t be long before Strickland is beating on the door of high leverage situations.

Dylan Bundy – 4 IP, 7 ER, ERA at 6.02. “We know Ohtani can hit every day, but have we tried to pitch him every day?” That’s an Angels fan, dressed as Joe Maddon, sneaking into a team Zoom call.

Nathan Eovaldi – 5 IP, 4 ER, 7 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 4.50. When Eovaldi was getting hit early, I wrote, “Welp, they can’t all work out. Life’s too short in shallower leagues, and, while it’s nice Eovaldi’s not giving up big home runs, or any home runs, but he’s getting singled to death, which sounds like a true crime podcast about a stripper who met an untimely demise. D Is For Denise’s Demise? I’d subscribe.” And that’s me quoting Early Grey with the tea! After the game, Late Grey sighs. Streamonator loves Eovaldi’s next start, so I’m trying one more.

Rafael Devers – 1-for-4, 3 RBIs and his 11th homer, hitting .278. His name is Rafael, and he likes to watch TV. If you get the reference, you get an extra pat on the back.

Shohei Ohtani – 1-for-5, 2 RBIs and his 12th homer, as he beat my Matt Barnes (1 1/3 IP, 2 ER, ERA at 2.66). Not sure where Ohtani was raised, but didn’t anyone ever teach him to let Barnes shut the door.

Mike Minor – 7 IP, 1 ER, 4 baserunners, 7 Ks, ERA at 5.02. He’s thrown a massive number of stinkers, so he was due for a good one, or. Dot dot dot. He’s actually much better than his 5.02 ERA? Bzzt, wrongo. It was the first option.

David Dahl – 2-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 4th homer, 2nd homer this week, and I swear I am looking to see if he’s getting hot, but lukewarm at best.

Kyle Gibson – 7 IP, 2 ER, 6 baserunners, 3 Ks, ERA at 2.32. Kyle Gibson’s gonna be selected for the All-Star Game and I will cackle until I’m carted away in a strait jacket.

Jose Urquidy – Hit the IL with shoulder inflammation. Not kidding when I say at some point every single starter will be on the IL for one reason or another, aside from maybe three starters. Gerrit Cole and Trevor Bauer feel like two, then a wild card. If only more guys went to UCLA.

Luis Garcia – 5 IP, 1 ER, 7 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA at 3.34. Picture a Trojan Horse with Soul Glo. That’s Luis Garcia. Just rocking the drip and is such a workhorse.

Bryce Harper – Was out yesterday, due to his shoulder, then entered the game late because Scott Kingery looked like he was on a Merry-Go-Round in right field, but Harper seemed to not be able to swing the bat, which is really awesome. *swallows cyanide and waits patiently for the end*

Nick Maton – 3-for-4, 4 RBIs and a double slam (1, 2) and legs (2), hitting .316. No idea if he’ll be playing in the Phils’ next game (he backs up Didi), but yesterday goes a long way to a hot schmotato. Also, on a side note, Danny Jansen can’t hit, and he can’t throw either. A double threat! Yesterday, the Phils stole five bases, and Brad Miller bagged two, who’s about as spry as Barney Miller.

Marcus Semien – 3-for-5, 2 runs, 3 RBIs and his 9th homer, hitting .269. Best Semien blast since my Daddy conceived me! *thrown up against a wall* What’s going on here? “We’re the Cancel Police, and you’ve been cancelled.” NOOO!!!

Bo Bichette – 2-for-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 9th homer. You ever say his name like Boba Chette, and start slurping? Maybe it’s me.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. – 3-for-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 11th homer. Can the Jays always play in minor league parks? Sure, Vlad, the Mini Impala, can hit it out of any park, but these parks are hilariously launch pad-y.

Aaron Hicks – Hit the IL with a wrist sprain. Ryan LaMarre (0-for-3) was promoted. Clap your hands, everybody, and everybody clap your hands! We’re Lambda Lambda Lambda and… Omega Mu! Tell ’em, LaMarre! LaMarre will likely platoon with Brett Gardner, and LaMarre has good speed, but a noodle for a bat. I was going to jokingly say Miguel Andujar (1-for-4) could play outfield, until I saw, he actually played left field yesterday. Good thing the Yanks got rid of Tauchman.

Gary Sanchez – 1-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 5th homer, hitting .193. After I told you Gary was a buy low, he’s raised his average 20 points, and has hit three homers. Also, this came after I picked him up. The jinx is lifted!

Clint Frazier – 2-for-4, 2 runs and his 4th homer. That Big Red freshness!

Aaron Judge – 2-for-3, 2 runs and his 12th homer, hitting .298. The Judge says objection to Judge overruled! You may ask your question. “Will Judge stay healthy for more than 100 games?” Okay, not that one.

Domingo German – 6 IP, 1 ER, 6 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 3.62. Orioles struggled to get any good auf wieder-swings off German, and no goodbyes you would think would keep them in contact if you had the simplest understanding of German, but let’s pretend we don’t.

Brady Singer – 6 1/3 IP, 2 ER, 9 baserunners, 7 Ks, ERA at 3.96. Pretty sure I lost about seven wins yesterday to bullcrappens.

Alex Wood – 6 IP, 1 ER, 9 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 1.75. Wanna do a horny? Think about rostering only Giants and Marlins starters.

Huascar Ynoa – 4 1/3 IP, 5 ER, ERA up to 3.02. The Regression Fairies stayed in Sunday for a Real Housewives marathon, and crushed Ynoa’s ratios! I told you to Sell him on Friday, or Wednesday, if you’re a Patreon subscriber.

Ian Anderson – 6 IP, 1 ER, 6 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA at 3.20 vs. Brian Anderson – 3 2/3 IP, 4 ER, ERA at 4.450. Ian Anderson good, cold Ian Anderson bad. Discuss amongst yourselves.

Avisail Garcia – 1-for-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 6th homer, hitting .258. Can’t believe he’s out-homering Juan Soto. I’m dying for offense so bad and all I drafted was offense. Assuage my pain, you bastards!

Freddie Freeman – 1-for-4, 2 runs, 4 RBIs and his 11th homer, hitting .222. Feels greedy to complain, but that .222 average is really a drag, man.

Freddy Peralta – 6 IP, 0 ER, 3 baserunners, 8 Ks, ERA at 2.40. He was relieved by the best bullpen in the majors, and they looked like the worst. J.P. Feyereisen? Does J.B. Wendleken know his old timey business rival J.P. Feyereisen is pitching for the Brewers? Get your tonic out here, J.P.!

Joe Ross – 4 IP, 8 ER, ERA at 5.80. As Joe walks in, the hotel receptionist screams to him, “Hey, phone call!” Head down, still upset about the game, Joe takes the phone, “Hello?” “It’s your brother, Tyson, and I don’t want you being gloomy about this start. You hear me? Because it wasn’t just this start, Joe, you simply SUCK!” Joe groans to the hotel receptionist, “No more phone calls from my brother.”

Carson Kelly – Hit the IL with a fractured toe, which is described in medical journals as T/OE. Kelly is optimistic he’ll only miss 10 days. We shall see. Or not! Your choice. In his place should be Daulton Varsho. *trolly bells, honking sounds* Boys and five girls, we have a pickup.

Michael Conforto – Him and McNeil both left the game with tight hamstrings. I prefer loose porkrope. But I’m built different. Lately, McNeil’s struggled to stay on the field, dealing with fatigue and dehydration, too. Get my man some Pedialyte, or leave him in the Wrigley Field warning track, so he can get some IV.

Marcus Stroman – 6 IP, 5 ER, 7 baserunners, 1 K, ERA at 2.72. He strutted after his one K. I wonder if Stroman and Ozuna give each other tips on their respective K strut and HR posing. If only it inspired them to do those things more often.

Brandon Lowe – 1-for-4, 2 runs and his 7th homer, hitting .195. Brandon’s average can’t get much Lowe-r. Hashtag nailed it! High five me! Elbow bump? No? Okay.

Manuel Margot – 2-for-4, 3 RBIs and his 4th homer, hitting .237. Prepare to have your mind blown! Manuel Margot looks just like 50 Cent; Eminem discovered 50 Cent, and Manuel Margot’s initials are M & M. WUT!

Chris Paddack – 4 IP, 1 ER, ERA at 4.45. Through three innings on Saturday, he allowed two hits, had one walk and two Ks, guess how many pitches he has thrown to that point? 62! Yo, Paddack, if you ain’t striking out everyone, just throw to contact. Eff me, dude, this guy’s become the bane of my existence. I’m like Greta Thunberg, and Paddack is a plastic bottle stuck in a dolphin’s blowhole.

Nolan Arenado – 2-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 9th homer. Can’t believe I was able to win at auction the actual feather Yankee Doodle Dandy stuck in his cap and called macaroni. I’m just going to haphazardly put it by this open window–NOOOO!!! Torenado!

Hansel Robles – 1 IP, 0 ER, ERA at 3.45, and his 1st save on Saturday. And we have another changing of the guard in a bullpen. I get the sense that people have reached the point where they’re like, “Meh, who gives an eff about a new closer?” Well, I’ll tell you who gives an eff, this guy with two thumbs pointing at himself! I grabbed Robles in a few leagues, and that will 100% work out great. Don’t try to tell me different.

Kenta Maeda – 4 IP, 3 ER, ERA at 5.26. Been telling people in comments to move on, but it’s time to formerly announce, Maeda looks busted. He’s not being unlucky, something’s wrong. From the looks of it, his 4-seamer is garbage this year, and he’s throwing it a lot, because he can’t throw his (now) flat curve and slider. Maybe it’s the seams? Sequencing? I don’t know, tee bee aitch. But you can go down with the ship, or choose life. With all that said, his velocity is comparable to past years, so I might say he’s fixed at some point.

Max Kepler – 2-for-3, 2 runs, 4 RBIs and his 4th homer, hitting .212. He was starting to heat up towards the end of last week, and now he’s in Max overdrive.

Tejay Antone – 1 IP, 0 ER, ERA at 2.08 and the save. Member when I told you a few weeks ago not to spend too much early FAAB on closers because there’s a new one every week? Yeah, pretty much. Antone’s likely rostered in most leagues already, but he seems to have the Reds closer job now. Wanna know how stupid MLB managers are? Think about how long it took David Bell to figure out Antone is his best arm. Six weeks. That is massively stupid.

Shane Bieber – 4 2/3 IP, 3 ER, ERA at 3.17. Yo, Biebs got worked by the Mariners? What, too much Marmolejos? A Torrens of Donovan Walton? Swear, I didn’t make up any of those names.

Cole Irvin – 6 2/3 IP, 1 ER, 7 baserunners, 2 Ks, ERA at 3.02. Streamonator hates his next start, and I’d be hesitant too, but also would struggle not starting him. Also, Hesitant Struggle would make for a good rap album name.

Jake Diekman – 1/3 IP, 2 ER, ERA at 3.57, as he entered the 8th inning. Still so funny to me I traded Diekman for Moncada, and the person tried to throw at me Moncada’s ranking in Yahoo.

Pablo Lopez – 5 IP, 2 ER, 8 baserunners, 3 Ks, ERA at 3.12. I’m ready for Pab-Lo to head back to Me-ah-me. Enough of this West Coast swing shizz.

Jazz Chisholm – 2-for-5, 1 run and his 8th steal, as he was activated from the IL. Kevin from ESPN’s “Get Him In Your Lineup” Department said, “When I said, ‘Your Subway sandwich is ass,’ I wasn’t being rude, I was being factual. I sat on it earlier, and was trying to warn you.”

Adam Duvall – 1-for-4, 3 RBIs and his 8th homer, and 2nd homer in as many games. Hot schmotato alert!

Corey Seager – Hit the IL with a fractured hand. More like Corey Maim. He’s been felled, man! Will Seager be singing, “Aight moves,” about his hand in four weeks? Six weeks? Eight weeks? When he returns, is he 100%? Does his hand hinder him? Questions without answers, which sounds like a Peter Gabriel song. Filling in for Seager, will likely be some combination of Sheldon Neuse and Lux with Muncy moving to 2nd base some days, unless…

Albert Pujols – Signed a one-year deal with the Dodgers to play shortstop, of course. Even Adrian Gonzalez laughs at this. Elias Sports Bureau says Albert Pujols becomes the 1st player who can’t out-run his manager. Would be kinda cool if Albert Pujols does one of those honorary retirement tours around the league, accepting a car, some swag, and a one-year contract — one team each year, ending in San Diego in 2051. Just go up the coast, around the northern border and back down the other side.

Yoshi Tsutsugo – Signed with the Dodgers. Wait until the Dodgers hear the universal DH isn’t in play this year. Like, what even? Waiting to hear: The Dodgers have signed 1st baseman, Randy Quaid. He has no real baseball experience, but his brother played a baseball player about 15 years ago. Tsutsugo? Only logical explanation is the Dodger’s ownership has a new member, Phil Collins.

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SteveNZ
SteveNZ
1 year ago

Ful-mah!

Will
Will
1 year ago

Mike Trout pulled after one inning – calf strain. DL tme likely from what it looked like.

LOLmets
LOLmets
1 year ago

still some juice in that mercedes. slurp.

SteveNZ
SteveNZ
1 year ago

Story running like he stole something.

William Hung
William Hung
1 year ago

Dang Kikuchi was in the 30% where SON was wrong

The Harrow
The Harrow
Reply to  William Hung
1 year ago

kikuchi hits that more often than 30% on the big negatives when he’s a solid positive, this isn’t new to this year. he’s like reverse younger cueto/matt cain or ryu. good news for me is i only have him in like one 20 teamer and maybe another 15 teamer, but bad news is those are both roto’s. so the bad sticks when it’s bad.

SteveNZ
SteveNZ
Reply to  William Hung
1 year ago

Er, not sure about that. If he were to come out of the game now, he’ll have done pretty much what SON said he would do.

SteveNZ
SteveNZ
Reply to  SteveNZ
1 year ago

Slightly inflated ERA notwithstanding…

SteveNZ
SteveNZ
1 year ago

Kikuchi WTF?

Jeffe
Jeffe
1 year ago

Will Smith or Ian Kennedy?

SteveNZ
SteveNZ
1 year ago

Living the life of Riley!

hal_incandenza
hal_incandenza
1 year ago

I cannot watch Andrelton without imagining his thoughts are “try to look human doing this.” I’m Razzuined!

The Harrow
The Harrow
1 year ago

mcgee owners that probably could’ve been right that he was sat for t-rogers last couple of days, well if today’s save opp goes well it’s rogers

The Harrow
The Harrow
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

probably true, but rogers no less tired than mcgee.

EG
EG
1 year ago

Need help across hitting categories… Best two of below?

Chris Taylor (assuming healthy), Wendle, Cronenworth, Mullins, Tapia, Canha

Thanks!

EG
EG
Reply to  EG
1 year ago

Sorry, pls add Pham to list

Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo
Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo
1 year ago

for deep leagues grab reid-foley now. if t.walker stays out and even if not (buh by crime family, a real prospect showed up). i just did this in 20’s (where i was about to stream 2-3 innings of sandoval tonight), 16’s and NL only if i needed a pitcher.

Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo
Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo
Reply to  Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo
1 year ago

one of those guys who had some prospect weight what like a year ago, now he’s actually up might have a roster spot that’s useful and everybody doesn’t care and had dropped him, UNTIL he posts one good outing like this (actually was good any other time used this year, barely anything though), THEN everybody shows up, gotta beat them to it.

Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo
Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo
Reply to  Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo
1 year ago

the kind of leagues where l.webb was picked up before 6 am, those types. that’s actually a great barometer, he’s not often OWNED for long (webb) but is streamable, IF you get to him in time. i would’ve gone webb today unless beaten to him in these same leagues assuming i had a spot to drop.

JC
JC
1 year ago

My team is bathed in red….Abreu, Kelly, Yordan, Kepler, Springer, McInstry. H2h league, 3rd place, so can take a beating this week, get healthy, and focus on long term. That being said, any swaps to make from the wire?

Omar, Garver,
Lowrie, Cesar
Pham, Daza, Eaton,

My team: Kelly
Freeman, Abreu, Chapman
Trea, Albies, McInstry
Springer, Winker, Kepler, Happ, Peralta, Benny
Yordan

William Hung
William Hung
1 year ago

IKF is gonna be top C and be top 100 overall. Book it.

The best thing for him this season was my ill advised drop.

SteveNZ
SteveNZ
1 year ago

Adolis!

Jack
Jack
1 year ago

Josh Fuentes or Nate Lowe ROS? Thx.

VinWins
VinWins
1 year ago

Well, that was fun while it lasted.

Long Bawls
Long Bawls
1 year ago

Anybody else think Danny Mendick might be overcompensating? ‘specially with that rep as a “free swinger.”

SteveNZ
SteveNZ
Reply to  Long Bawls
1 year ago

Well, he does have a grand salami.

jdred5
jdred5
1 year ago

12 Team 5×5 Roto:
Gilbert vs DET
Bassitt @LAA
Thanks!

jdred5
jdred5
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Thank you sir! I had put him in, then was second-guessing going with the rookie (even in a great matchup) over the proven commodity. I appreciate the confirmation (and the second absurdly prompt response of the day), Does anyone else even come close to doing what you do? Rhetorical, because the answer is no!

Brett
Brett
1 year ago

In a league with category for saves and another for holds would you rather yimi or Romano? Current relievers are Reyes clase Romano Victor Gonzalez

Alps88
Alps88
1 year ago

What the hell is vegetable
Sorry it was supposed to say hey Grey

Alps
Alps
1 year ago

What the hell is vegetable
Sorry it was supposed to say hey Grey

Alps88
Alps88
1 year ago

Vegetable
Rich hill, Garcia or pivetta
Thanks

Lucky Dog
Lucky Dog
1 year ago

omg Huascar punched the dugout bench or wall – that’s how he broke his hand. What a dummy.

hot corner
hot corner
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Didn’t he watch Bull Durham? Supposed to punch with your non-throwing hand.

Saint
Saint
1 year ago

Hello Grey,

12 Team H2H 6×6 OPS 3 OF Daily Redraft

Please rank:

1) Peralta, Santander, Mancini, Schwarber,

2) Hoerner, Moore, Cronenworth

Thanks

Saint
Saint
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Also, gotta drop Ynoa with no room on the IL for him. R. Hill or L. Garcia ROS?

Thanks again kind Sir!

Lucky Dog
Lucky Dog
1 year ago

Friend’s breaking pitches are pure nasty filth today. I took home bar sluts in college that were less filthy than those pitches.

William Hung
William Hung
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

think it was autocorrect on Fried

Lucky Dog
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

lol – Fried.

Stupid autocorrect

William Hung
William Hung
1 year ago

Is there anything there with Austin Adams for HLDs? Lately looks like the guy from 2 years ago who was striking everyone out

Life of Brian
Life of Brian
1 year ago

12 team, mixed, H2H, redraft, standard 5 X 5. 1st place but some holes to fill.

A. IL overflowing. Drop L. Robert or Sale? (My other IL slots are Buxton, Stanton, Synd)

B. 3 struggling SPs: Maeda, Fried, Morton. Is Maeda the only one that is droppable now?

C. Rank top 2: T. Anderson, Fleming, Fulmer, R. Hill, Fedde, Minor, Alzolay, Gant, Patino

speill
speill
1 year ago

I’m thinking of making a move for Bundy. My offer would include either Wood or Musgrove. Which one would you Trade?Thanks

Lucky Dog
1 year ago

Sonny Gray getting killed by Reds defense. 3 balls that shoulda been double plays that weren’t. Just brutal. Shoulda had a 14 pitch 1st instead of 24 or whatever it was. Plus the run. As a giants fan, yay? As a Gray is in my lineup guy, boop.

Lucky Dlog
Lucky Dlog
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

I still can’t believe the run was earned.

Lucky Dog
Lucky Dog
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

The math checks out. Can’t assume a double play and all that.

Jack
Jack
1 year ago

ROS – Singer or Bundy?

rhodyballer
rhodyballer
1 year ago

Where would you rank Framber compared to Kikuchi, Manaea, Bassitt ROS?

rhodyballer
rhodyballer
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Thanks. Bader over Happ and Schwarber, right?

Lucky Dog
1 year ago

Re: Huascar, he’s done with a busted hand, so yeah – good advice to sell last week for sure!

Re: Hansel, he’s so hot right now. Also, this is the SAGNOF way. If you’re down for the strategy, you gotta stay down for it. I grabbed him – we’ll see how it goes, and if he chokes balls, we’ll pick up the next man up. This ain’t a game for the feint of hart. F closers. Give em to me cheap & toss em away when they’re not useful any more. They better bring home them saves or daddy’s angry. Pimpin ain’t easy.

Lucky Dog
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

I LIKE HIS CHANCES. He’s closed before. Also historically has any LHP been an effective closer over the course of a season in recent memory? I’ll always grab the righty when it’s a committee. Seems like a few managers have tried to roll with a lefty but it never works out for long.

Lucky Dog
Lucky Dog
Reply to  Lucky Dog
1 year ago

Whoops – didn’t mean to yell. lol

Norman Ginsberg
Norman Ginsberg
1 year ago

Bench bat – Schwarber or Vaughn?

Frank
Frank
1 year ago

12 Team Roto
Looking to fill a MI for this week, which one?
Villar – [email protected], [email protected]
Starlin Castro – [email protected], 3vsBAL

VinWins
VinWins
1 year ago

The Johannesburg Highway Fargas is available in my leagues to replace Conforto!

Chucky
Chucky
1 year ago

Am I burning my #1 WW slot for DMoore when my current cast of all slugs include Biggio and Polanco, who’s actually been helpful. It’s a 12 team h2h with ten keep forever no contracts , so I’m always cognizant of future implications.

jdred5
jdred5
1 year ago

12 team 5×5 roto
Abreu out for 1st series of the week …
Play Abreu (3 @NYY)
Play Sano (8 games, but hasn’t been starting every day)
Play Hoerner (7 games)
Thanks!

Larry
Larry
1 year ago

Should I just flat out release Ynoa and sign Tyler Anderson?

The Harrow
The Harrow
Reply to  Larry
1 year ago

this was arguable almost anyway, before ynoa out.

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
1 year ago

Hell is empty and all the devils are here…

Is what I doth say upon surveying my roster for a Ynoa replacement and settling on The Bard.

YC
YC
1 year ago

Hey Grey – Fuentes or Beaty for the week?
Thanks

Justin Ralph
Justin Ralph
1 year ago

Drop Diekman for Robles or Antone?

Justin Ralph
Justin Ralph
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Thanks Grey. One more question. A league with 50 moves and I’m at 17. Pitching is tough to find in this league but Syndergaard is available. Is it worth dropping Kirilloff, Bundy or Luis Castillo for him?

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
1 year ago

Beating at the door makes for an easier joke than punching the bench, but I’m sure you’ll think of something.

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

The HUASCAR logo on a public bench somewhere.

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Would have liked a heads up pre-FAAB.

VinWins
VinWins
1 year ago

Conforto on IL on ESPN

VinWins
VinWins
Reply to  VinWins
1 year ago

Also Fanthrax

200 Proof
200 Proof
1 year ago

Grey,

Grossman, Bader, Schwarber, Naquin, Avisail Garcia, McCutchen, or Mancini to fill in with Conforto on the IL?

Also,
Drop McCann for Y Molina?

Thanks!

Dancin Homer
Dancin Homer
1 year ago

I know how much you LOVE catcher questions, but Iost Kelly to the IL & now need a fill-in

Was all ready to add Varsho, but noticed he’s not in today’s lineup. Which C do you like best to fill in this / next week:

– Varsho
– Yan Gomes
– Kyle Farmer (plays every day and is “C” eligible…but doesn’t really do much)
– Wilson Ramos (activated from IL today)
– William Contreras (also not playing today)

Thanks in advance,

Dancin Homer
Dancin Homer
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

many thank you’s

The Harrow
The Harrow
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

what kind of line can i get that every one of those catchers ends week better than farmer (this week only, as asked). then, 2nd line, what kind of line can i get that all those except varsho have better weeks? varsho could end up easily with like half the at bats of farmer. i’d go anybody with w.contreras (and that ATL one is getting a lot of at bats, obv mathis is the alternative)’s name or gomes here. ramos IF he looks good for even one day too (assuming he’s not doing the old “i’m off the DL and a catcher so rather than play my normal time it’s half of that”) i’d go.

VinWins
VinWins
1 year ago

Taijuan is my ace, and I start my ace everywhere!!

Brett
Brett
1 year ago

Not knowing conforto’s time frame would you trade Reynolds for him? I’d be an outfielder short until bellinger or condor to returned?

Brett
Brett
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Would you trade civale for comforto?

MisforMookie
MisforMookie
1 year ago

Well Ynoa is out and that’s just great so I need someone to replace him. This is a Yahoo league with added QS, and I could use QS. Streaming is an option though there’s a 100 move limit and I’m at about 30. Do you like rostering any of the below, or just stream as good matchups appear?

Singer, Mize, Wainwright, Hill, Happ, Houser, Lester, Luis Garcia, Webb

handy afterall
handy afterall
1 year ago

Just saw a note that Ynoa tried to avenge every past pitcher’s humiliation, and joined their ranks in losing a fight with a wall.

who to replace him?

a. wood vs LAD
c. bassitt @ LAA

thanks.

handy afterall
handy afterall
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

thanks, again

Travis Hafner
Travis Hafner
1 year ago

1. ) Someone dropped Bundy in my 12 team 6×6 with QS league. Should I use my #1 waiver on him? You seem to be high despite his struggles.

2.) Blackmon or Brantley, better to own? In OPS?

3.) Miles Mikolas looks good in rehab. Do we care in 12 team mixed? As a stash? Pitching super dry.

SteveNZ
SteveNZ
1 year ago
FrankGrimes
FrankGrimes
Reply to  SteveNZ
1 year ago

Ha never saw that before.

SteveNZ
SteveNZ
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

I think you’ll find Phil was OK with it…

https://www.marketingweek.com/cadbury-gorilla/

SteveNZ
SteveNZ
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

The song went to back number 1 in every market the commercial ran!

SteveNZ
SteveNZ
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

(I like Phil btw)

SteveNZ
SteveNZ
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago
Gregg Jeffries, Future Star
Gregg Jeffries, Future Star
1 year ago

Oh Ynoa!

“Huascar Ynoa out a couple months with broken hand from punching dugout bench.”

Ynoa will miss at least a couple months after suffering a fractured hand. Tucker Davidson will draw the start on Tuesday

GHOST OF KEVIN BROWN!

Will
Will
Reply to  Gregg Jeffries, Future Star
1 year ago

Winner of this year’s Hunter Strickland award !

Gregg Jeffries, Future Star
Gregg Jeffries, Future Star
Reply to  Will
1 year ago

Punching a bench? There has to be a video, I can only assume it was a Little Mac style uppercut

Fred Garvin MP
Fred Garvin MP
1 year ago

I eagerly await the Mets DL’ing Conforto before their game and ESPN and Fantrax taking hours to make them DL eligible so he just sucks up a spot on my active roster.

Steamin Beamen
Steamin Beamen
1 year ago

Someone dropped Swanson this week, and I was thrilled to be able to get in on that buy low window for free.

1) Could you please rank…Willie Calhoun, Austin Riley, Avisail Garcia?

2) Joc Pederson or Ian Happ?

3) Austin Riley or Ian Happ?

4) Austin Riley or Dansby?

Thanks so much for your time and help!

bigbear
bigbear
1 year ago

Kyle Lewis needs to figure out if I need to drop him or start him. Meh dude is meh! Ain’t nobody got time for meh! Soto and Ozuna aren’t helping matters!

Need to drop a bat for Jazz… Lewis, N. Lowe, or Tapia. Would love to keep them/trade them, but 12 teamer struggles.

Nightpandas
Nightpandas
1 year ago

Keeper league

My Albies Riley and a first round pick (keep 11) for Lemahieu and scherzer and a late pick ?

I’m going for it and also have Merrifield that could play 2nd

sneakycar
sneakycar
1 year ago

pick 1 to stash in 12team daily h2h: pearson or alek manoah

Will
Will
1 year ago

Strickland pounding on the door, lol, ISWYDD. That’s really what began his downfall, doode had the closer job in SF and was doing well with it before he decided to pound on a locker room door and break his pitching hand. OOPS.

Any word on Chris Taylor’s injury status today? Also when are we going to hear boo out of Hosmer and Myers, aren’t they about due back?

Will
Will
Reply to  Will
1 year ago

Also – can you wake Mike Trout up? He is 1 for his last 19 (.053) with 8 K’s

Will
Will
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Check out the news just now on Ynoa:

Huascar Ynoa fractures hand while punching bench

Ynoa fractured his right hand punching the dugout bench Sunday and will miss at least two months, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.

herschel
herschel
1 year ago

@Grey: weekly roto. who do you like for this week?

blackmon (assuming he is playing) – 3 @ sd, 3 vs ari
d moore – 3 vs det, 3 @ sd

thanks!

FrankGrimes
FrankGrimes
1 year ago

ACUÑA!

FrankGrimes
FrankGrimes
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Just finished For all Mankind; pretty good.
Gimme new show to watch…

FrankGrimes
FrankGrimes
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Have you watched any of these apple+ shows?

FrankGrimes
FrankGrimes
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

I won’t watch that.
The Leftovers was so perfect I won’t watch that guy in anything else. Lol.

FrankGrimes
FrankGrimes
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

HA

FrankGrimes
FrankGrimes
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Ciro said four months and change until season five!

mookie
mookie
1 year ago

11-team AL-only keeper league. I’m in first and going for it. Offense pretty dominant, pitching good, not great (included my current pitchers at the bottom if you care). Is it worth trading Rustschman for Ryu? Rutschman can be kept for 3 years after this year – next year as a free reserve, then $15, then $20.

CURRENT PITCHERS (start 9): Jose Berrios, Chris Bassitt, Nathan Eovaldi, Eduardo Rodriguez, Andrew Heaney, Matt Barnes, Cesar Valdez, Scott Barlow, Tanner Scott, Ross Stripling, Chris Sale (IL), Jesus Luzardo (IL)

Kingslayer
Kingslayer
1 year ago

AL Only I need roster space:

Drop Justin Upton or Trevor Larnach?

martinrostoker
martinrostoker
1 year ago

I was trying to get a trade going for either Dylan Cease or Anthony Desclafani. This team was weak on 3B. I have Justin Turner, Gio Urshela, Yoan Moncada and Kyle Bryant. Would you hold or make a trade? if So, who would you pick Dylan or Anthony? Who would you trade?

Thanks!!!

martinrostoker
martinrostoker
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Thanks!!!

HarperBetterThanTrout
HarperBetterThanTrout
1 year ago

Grey,

1 What’s your drop order out of Biggio, Crawford, Edman and Gurriel Jr?

2 Would you drop any of them for Fuentes?

3 Castillo vs SFO tomorrow. We still need to keep him in the bench right?

4 Have a good day and thanks.

Cohen
Cohen
1 year ago

Drop any of these starters for Rodon or hold?
Eflin
S.Gray
Bum

CT Wahoo
CT Wahoo
1 year ago

Would you do any or all of the following in a points league (NFBC Diamond Challenge where everyone not on my roster is a FA but only get 9 more moves ROS. Options are those that would still work OK within my existing cap)

SS: Have Seager but could drop for either Bichette or T. Anderson or hold

OF: Could pick up either Ohtani (hitting only) or Haniger by dropping any of Arozarena, K. Lewis or A. Hays

SP: Have Gallen but could drop for either Means or Urias or hold

CT Wahoo
CT Wahoo
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Thanks!

Would you recommend holding on the other two?

Screwballs
Screwballs
1 year ago

Revenge of the Nerds!

Need some more advice. Deep 20 team H2H league. The team’s major weakness is SP. My pitcher’s are as follows:

Snell
Means
Taillon
Bassett
Luis Garcia
Stripling
Eric Lauer

I have the #1 waiver position and Mike Minor is on waivers. Is he worth using the waiver? If so, who is the drop?

Thanks for the help!

JP
JP
1 year ago

Pick 2:

W. Calhoun, Victor Robles, Tyler O’Neil, Bader?

martinrostoker
martinrostoker
1 year ago

Have a chance to pick up Carson Kelly and Avisail Garcia, I currently do have Realmutto. Would you grab one of both off waivers? I would then have to waive Kike Hernandez, Colin Moran or Austin Rays, Would you take Kelly and/or Garcia ? If so, then who would you waive?

Thanks!!

Jason Murray
Jason Murray
1 year ago

Who would you want as a closer this week: Valdez, Romano, or Robles? I have Valdez, but he’s been shaky in his last two appearances and I’m wondering if it’s time to make a change. Thanks!

ray
ray
1 year ago

Stanton down..yay for me.
Andrew Vaughn, Lourdes, Tyler Oneil or Lux this week?

Andrew Mellars
Andrew Mellars
1 year ago

Hey Grey,

Currently using Dansby Swanson in my 10 team H2H category league……would you drop him or Solak for Lourdes? Also, if Bryce Harper is out for an extended period of time, would you add Yastrzemski, Conforto , Blackmon or Dylan Moore? Thank you!

Andrew Mellars
Andrew Mellars
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Would you add Lourdes over Yas?

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
1 year ago

Also bought some Michael Fulmer. Pen’s full of bull.

Mike Trout went 1-16 last week and still leads the majors in OBP and OPS. His peripherals look un-Trouty though.

William Hung
William Hung
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

is Fulmer getting saves?

William Hung
William Hung
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

I thought it was cause of circumstances – like Mike Mayers has 2 as well

Bish
Bish