I love this Brendan Rodgers guy!  Woo-hoo, Cavan Biggio (3-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 1st homer)!  How about that Kevin Cron?!  Can I fit Yordan Alvarez on my team?  I need some of that good shizz!  What’s Kyle Tucker doing on my opponent’s team?  Nuh-uh-uh, I just traded Scherzer for him!  What’s your thoughts on Oscar Mercado? Because I just dropped Trout for him!  Rookie call-up after call-up is, uh, called up.  Rooks flashing before your eyes.  You grab every one of them because you need that sweet taste of upside.  “Due to a water ski accident, I can only taste tart and upside.”  That’s you talking to your mouse hand as you pick up rookies.  Lourdes Gurriel Jr. is promoted, and… *hand to ear, listening*….what’s the absence of sound?  I can hear thoughts in my head wondering why parts of the ear are all former wrestlers…The Hammer, The Anvil, The Body…. Then Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hits a home run on Friday, another on Saturday and goes 4-for-4, 3 runs, 2 RBIs on Sunday with his third homer in three games.  So, are you interested now in Lourdes Gurriel Jr.?  You think about it, then, “What do you think of Mitch Keller?  Better than Ryu?” Grab that Gurriel!  Anyway, here’s what else I saw this weekend in fantasy baseball:

Edwin Jackson – 4 IP, 7 ER, ERA at 9.00.  Edwin’s next team is going to be on MLB’s The Show.

Marcus Stroman – 5 IP, 1 ER, 6 baserunners, 2 Ks, ERA at 2.74.  So weird to see a guy with an ERA under 3 on waivers when they’re about to face the Padres at home, but that’s where your man, the Fantasy Master Lothario (don’t abbreviate it), found himself on Saturday.  The Streamonator was like you gots to get some of that shizz, yo, and who am I to resist? Though, I also dropped him quickfast, because his next start is in Coors.

Justin Smoak – 2-for-5, 5 RBIs and his 10th and 11th homers.  Now has five homers in the last five homers.  Dale Long’s family hasn’t yet booked their tickets to follow this schmotato.

Cal Quantrill – 6 IP, 3 ER, 4 baserunners, 9 Ks, ERA at 5.14.  He got revenge against the Jays for all the times he was there with his dad and they treated him poorly.  They never let little Cal partake in the clubhouse poutine.

Chris Paddack – Woke with a stiff neck and missed his start.  His neck woke stiff because it was having a dream about owning him in fantasy.

Zack Wheeler – 7 1/3 IP, 3 ER, 6 baserunners, 8 Ks, ERA at 4.63 vs. Spencer Turnbull – 7 IP, 4 ER, 8 baserunners, 8 Ks, ERA at 2.97.  Watching this game yesterday led me to the conclusion that Wheeler gives up hits at the worst possible moment and Turnbull elicits a ton of ugly swings, but from ugly hitters, which essentially means I came away feeling exactly the same as I felt going in. Claude Monet was impressionism, but I’m not impressionable, so call me Claude No-Way.

Nicholas Castellanos – 2-for-4, 3 RBIs and his 5th homer, hitting .269.  The Greek God of Hard Contact hit one of the weakest home runs I’ve seen in some time.  Commissioner Rob Manfred must’ve been sticking balls with a sippy cup yesterday.

Derek Fisher – 1-for-3. Astros called up Derek Fisher with Springer going on DL. They also announced to frustrated fantasy owners that Derek Fisher’s middle initials are GA, as in “But what about Tucker or Yordan?”  “DGAF.”

David Price – Pitched 2/3 of an inning and left with the flu.  See, I never had a shoulder strain or a hamstring strain or a groin pull by anyone I didn’t know, but I have had the flu.  You, seriously, can’t figure out you have the flu and not start the game?  Dubya tee eff, my man!

Marcus Walden – 1 IP, 0 ER, ERA at 1.48 as he got the save.  Ya know what’s hilarious in a non-hilarious way?  Alex Cora said point blank in the preseason he knew who his closer would be all winter.  Yet — again with some stank — YET! it appears like he doesn’t know who his closer is from week to week!

Rafael Devers – 2-for-4 and a slam (7) and legs (7), hitting .330.  I’m not saying Benintendi is playing this season wearing Devers’s uniform, but I’m not saying it’s not the case either.

Trevor Bauer – 6 IP, 4 ER, 6 baserunners, 8 Ks, ERA at 4.11.  Bauer the Broken is about to become Bauer the Benched.

Oscar Mercado – 2-for-4 and his 1st homer, hitting .296.  Real question:  Utility slot, do you want Mercado or Jose Ramirez?

Austin Meadows – 4-for-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs and a slam (10) and legs (5), hitting .341.  They should make one Wild Card team of just players that the Pirates inconceivably traded away.

Yu Darvish – 7 IP, 6 ER, ERA at 5.40.  He might not be worth fixing like a Pop Warner football game.

Jose Quintana – 5 1/3 IP, 5 ER, ERA at 3.73 vs. Tanner Roark – 5 IP, 0 ER, 7 baserunners, 9 Ks, ERA at 3.20.  The Fantasy Island remake, where I don’t own Mr. Roark and my Quintana gets Tattoo’d, sucks.

Javier Baez – 3-for-4 and his 13th homer, hitting .317.  I love him, but I own him, so I might be Baez.

Kris Bryant – 0-for-3, but left after a collision with Heyward.  Jason must’ve heard Bryant say, “Heyward, ya plow me?”

Willson Contreras – 2-for-4 and his 12th homer, hitting .320.  The best thing about any catcher having a great year is thinking about how many people are gonna be sucked in next year when they’re overrated.

Tyler Mahle – 5 IP, 6 ER, ERA at 4.15.  But his peripherals look good!  *tiptoes out of the room, tiptoes into a room full of people who I told to pick up Mahle* Oh, hey, how’s it going? *dodges tomato*  Ya know, you can dice that tomato up and put it on a T. Mahle. *runs out of the room*

Jorge Soler – 2-for-4, 2 runs and his 12th homer, hitting .249.  Fun fact!  In Spanish-language countries, Jorge Soler is synonymous with laundromats because of the icon, Jorge Jeffersoler.

Hunter Dozier – 4-for-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 11th homer, hitting .314.  While the Christian Walkers of the world move back to Schmohawkia and Splitsville, Dozier keeps trucking. Maybe it’s all that speed around him.

Domingo German – 5 IP, 7 ER, ERA at 3.43.  The Regression Fairies were at the movies this weekend to see Booksmart (it was good, tee bee aitch); they call female manatees womanatees, and they will destroy your ratios.

Gleyber Torres – 2-for-5, 2 runs, 3 RBIs and his 13th homer.  It’s already paying off these new glasses he’s wearing, which turn every pitcher into an Oriole.

J.A. Happ – 6 IP, 3 ER, 4 baserunners, 10 Ks, ERA at 5.09.  First episode of Law & Order: Hate Crimes is going to just be me watching Happ destroy my fantasy team, then when he pitches well, he’s on my bench.

Kyle Gibson – 7 IP, 1 ER, 6 baserunners, 9 Ks, ERA at 4.08.  Speaking of guys I hate, Gibson up there in the pantheon of ratio killers. For weeks, it’s been like there’s a sign in front of Gibson’s bathroom that says, “Out of order, use Grey’s fantasy team.”

Max Kepler – 2-for-4, 2 runs, 4 RBIs and his 12th homer, hitting .278.  Put Rocco Baldelli in my OF slot, because he’ll prolly accumulate stats.

Jake Odorizzi – 5 1/3 IP, 0 ER, 2 baserunners, 9 Ks, ERA at 2.16.  Basically, just give me everyone associated with the Twins.

Andrew Heaney – 5 IP, 2 ER, 3 baserunners, 8 Ks as he was activated from the IL. If he’s out there, I’d grab him in all leagues. Remember, he battled a similar injury last year, and returned with a 9 K/9, which led me to wanting him this preseason and now.  Time is a flat circle, as long as his circle change isn’t flat.

Mike Trout – 2-for-3, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 12th homer, hitting .288.  Okay, but what about Tommy La Stella?!

Ariel Jurado – 6 1/3 IP, 2 ER, 8 baserunners, 3 Ks, ERA at 2.28. You know what matchup looks great on paper? Ariel/Font.  As for Jurado, I’d check the Streamonator.

Shin-Soo Choo – 2-for-5, 2 RBI and his 9th homer, hitting .294.  Also, in this game, Hunter Pence (2-for-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs) hit his 11th homer.  A Zombino and Seoul Train sounds like they’re doing another remake of Murder on the Orient Express.

Nolan Arenado – 2-for-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 15th homer, hitting .335.  These are the original storyboards of The Noid sketched on the inside of a pizza box. I’m just going to let them air dry by this open window–NOOOO!!! Torenado!

Trevor Story – 0-for-5, 5 Ks.  As frequent commenter KrazyIvan wrote yesterday, “Trevor Story exemplifies being a baseball player in one weekend series:  On Friday, he becomes the fastest shortstop to 100 home runs. On Sunday, he strikes out 5 times to worst pitching staff in baseball.”

Christian Yelich – 2-for-5 and a slam (21) and legs (10), hitting .325.  Too bad Billy Martin’s dead, he would’ve confiscated Yelich’s bat and X-ray’d just to mess with him, but then we’d at least get to see what is inside his bat.  I have an idea.  Inside Yelich’s bat is a miniature Barry Bonds swinging a bat, and inside Bonds’s miniature bat is Hank Aaron swinging a bat, and inside that bat is Babe Ruth swinging a bat, and inside that is Abner Doubleday hitting the real inventor of baseball over the head and taking credit for baseball.

Ben Gamel – 2-for-5, 3 RBIs and his 3rd and 4th homer, as he hit leadoff.  Counsell takes a pencil, twists his body into his patented bizarre stance, and makes out the lineup card any way he wants, because the Brewers are gonna hit a ton of homers no matter what.

Hernan Perez – 2-for-4, 2 runs and a slam (4) and legs (3), hitting .250.  He got the start over Hiura, because*  *See Gamel’s blurb 1/8th of an inch above.

Brandon Woodruff – 8 IP, 1 ER, 1 hit, zero walks, 10 Ks, ERA at 3.22.  On this Memorial Day, let’s take a moment to remember the one fantasy baseball ‘pert who told you to draft Brandon Woodruff.  Me.  Now let’s take a moment and remember how Rudy told you not to and said I didn’t account for Woodruff’s 2018 relief innings even though in my preseason rankings I said, “I’m actually impressed with my own self-restraint that I didn’t rank Woodruff in the top 10 overall.  Quickly, some wonderful:  His K/9 was 10, he throws 95 MPH, his walk rate is barely 3 (only when rounding up) and his xFIP was 3.36.  Now, for the cherry on top, he had a 53.1% ground ball rate.  That’s just barely out of the top ten for starters.  It’s mostly coming off his 95 MPH fastball.  So, Ks and ground balls?  Dude, when do we go to Vegas and get married?  Yes, I’m married already and not gay, but why are we letting these things stand in our way?  I like that Woodruff!  WUT.  He could be a top 20 starter.  That sentence is drool-worthy, because I wrote it with drool hanging from my mouth.  So, what’s the down side?!  He had a 2.03 ERA (2.34 xFIP) and 11.5 K/9 as a reliever, and 6.32 ERA (5.10 xFIP), 7.5 K/9 as a starter.”  And that’s me quoting me!  His peripherals this year are 10.5 K/9, 2.4 BB/9, 3.45 xFIP and chef’s kiss.

Nick Pivetta – Will be recalled to start on Tuesday as Vince Velasquez (2/3 IP, 4 ER, ERA at 4.64) moves to the bullpen.  Pivetta didn’t pitch well in his last Triple-A start, but that means he’s due!

Patrick Corbin – 9 IP, 0 ER, 5 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA at 2.85.  Ya know what’s nice?  When good pitchers pitch well against terrible teams. Seems so obvious.

Erick Fedde – 5 IP, 0 ER, 7 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA at 2.18.  Now it becomes a battle with myself not to fall in love with this Streamboat.  Luckily, Streamonator hates his next start, which makes things easier.

Howie Kendrick – 3-for-5, 2 runs, 3 RBIs and his 8th homer, hitting .303.  Honestly, I might need to stop mentioning Kendrick when he does something, because it’s depressing that I own like five other Nats hitters, and Kendrick outperforming them singlehandedly.

Harold Ramirez – 3-for-4, 2 runs, hitting .395, hitting near-.450 in the last week.  Hot schmotato alert!  Also, Laura just gave you her Harold Ramirez fantasy.

Caleb Smith – 3 IP, 5 ER, ERA up to 3.05.  The Regression Fairies can eat a bag of d*cks.  Regression Fairies, “As long as that’s not ducks, sign us up.”

Kenta Maeda – 5 IP, 3 ER, 5 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA at 3.67, as he was activated from the IL, or as the Dodgers call it, “Our 40-man roster.”

Justin Turner – 5-for-5, 3 runs, hitting .304. Turner got five slap hits yesterday, imitating Ike.  Ya know, just like Andrelton.  Ike as in International Known Extra-terrestrial.  Wait, what Ike did you think I meant?

Joc Pederson – 2-for-5, 2 RBIs and his 15th homer.  Just went to look at the AB/HR leaderboard to see if Pederson was leading.  Nope, but he’s 2nd (behind Yelich).  He’s also top 40 for BB/K.

Matt Beaty – 2-for-6, 1 run, 4 RBIs, hitting .240 as he plays 1st base.  100% he is playing 1B recently because his name sounds like Max Muncy.

Bryan Reynolds – 2-for-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 5th homer, hitting .319, and his 2nd homer in four games.  Might be a hot schmotato, but likely just a cyclops’ing is warranted. I do love that after he hits a home run, he screams, “I’m Reynolds, and that’s a wrap!”

Kyle Seager – 0-for-2 as he was activated from the IL. Kevin from ESPN’s “Get Him In Your Lineup” Department said, “I just finished my book, ‘If I Did It: What Happened to Gary’s Lunch.'”

Fernando Rodney – Designated for assignment.  If this is the end of the road for Rodney, I’d bet he goes on to win multiple imaginary archery trophies.

Josh Phegley – 2-for-3, 3 RBIs and his 6th homer, hitting .281.  Nothing Phegley about that Josh.

John Ryan Murphy – Designated for assignment. Well, we know now what was the inciting incident for the murder spree.

Ketel Marte – 2-for-4 and his 12th homer, hitting .274.  “Some joker drafted Ketel Marte and Tommy La Stella at the 1st/2nd round turn, so I was able to get Jose Ramirez and Giancarlo.  Haha, what a dope…”  Two months later, “….I am.”

Luke Weaver – Left with forearm tightness.  As guests carry on their conversations at a Memorial Day BBQ, a Luke Weaver owner chugs a beer, then lights a cigarette and climbs the stairs of a diving board. Takes a moment, surveying the crowd, then he cannonballs into the pool like Bill Murray in Rushmore.

Mike Yastrzemski – 3-for-4, 1 run, as he was called up by the Giants.  He’s 28 years old.  Why are even Giants rookies old?  I get the sense that they might not exactly know what they’re doing.  Mike Yastrzemski becomes the first grandchild of a Triple Crown winner to play in the MLB. The only previous one to even play in the minor leagues was John Elway whose dad was sired by 1937 winner, War Admiral.

  1. Bikkies says:
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    Dear Razzers, Razz’s , Razzi …what is the plural?

    Anyways; my team needs an ambulance; it’s sick.

    I’m in a 13 team, Yahoo, mixed Roto, keeper league which is 6×6 (with holds and OPS).

    We play 4 OF and 2 UTIL. 162 game limit per position.

    1350 pitching innings limit.

    Bats: Gary Sanchez, goldschmidt, Fletcher, Story, Machado, Trout, Harper, Soto, Tilson, Dahl, Urshela, Tapia – bench is Mallex Smith with Altuve and Stanton on the IL.

    Arms: Sale, Strasburg, Lyles, Rich Hill, Glasnow and Clevinger on IL.

    Bullpen; Hicks, Alvarado, D Castillo, Pagan, Josh James and Ian Kennedy.

    I figured I’ve traded my way quite nicely to the all time greatest fantasy hitting lineup but these dudes just aren’t hitting yet, THE EFF?

    Im sitting in 4th at the moment and becoming rather insane from these hitters.

    Pitching is going quite well except for wins; hitting is going down faster than a $2 hooker…….

    Tell me these bats will wake up and that I’m going to win this league or I’m going to lose my Shizz….

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Razzballer,

      These bats will wake up.

      Yours,
      Grey

      • Bikkies says:
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        Thank you Grey , I Trust in your wisdom and that of other Razzballers.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  2. Ryan says:
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    In a h2h dynasty? league which side do you prefer?

    hunter dozier luis castillo

    ?

    or

    brandon woodruff rafael dever

    • Fogimon says:
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      Doze side

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Castillo

    • Jared Hanson says:
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      FWIW (nothing), I’d lean Devers, as I trust Devers’ career more than Dozier’s, and the pitchers are fairly comparable (and pitchers).

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with others

  3. Dr Easy says:
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    Yay for font jokes! Hey, would you drop Yordan for Mercado, since at least Mercado has a job in MLB?

    • Fogimon says:
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      Rather have Yordan as long as you have the bench spot for him.

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Yordan for me also if bench spot

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, Agree with others

  4. Scruffy Woodruff says:
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    Grey, please send me your address so I can mail you 100 dead Crowes to eat. you are my ride or die queen for the woodruff love pre-draft. seriously. thx. goodbye now.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Are we handing these out to others?

  5. Matty says:
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    I got a pleasant surprise when they rescored one of Bauer’s ER to unearned. It still doesn’t make me any happier about keeping him. I could have had Woodruff for a dollar instead!

    Was bummed to hear that AP Bio isn’t being renewed. Have you been watching that?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah, is it good?

      • Matty says:
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        We’ve really enjoyed it. It takes some of the Always Sunny darkness and adds in a bunch of awkward impressionable high school nerds. Also I hadn’t seen Paula Pell in anything previously and she’s a riot.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I still haven’t watched Always Sunny

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            I know, it’s embarrassing… Maybe this offseason I’ll catch up

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              I hadn’t watched The Office until this past offseason

              • Matty says:
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                Early Sunny was excellent. More recently it’s had its moments.

                That is a fun watching schedule. Maybe I’ll try all baseball, then catching up on shows and movies.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Yup!

                • Slimcompoop says:
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                  First four seasons of Sunny, capped off by the Nightman Cometh, are hilarious. After that you maybe have two-to-three quality episodes every season.

                  • Grey

                    Grey says:
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                    Good to know! The Office wasn’t good after Michael either, I mean, it was ok

  6. Big Magoo

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    Zombird update: 2 for 5 with another homer yesterday; 3 last week and 11 on the year. 1.006 OPS.

    Bryan Reynolds is a guy who seems to be flying under the radar. Hit his 5th homer yesterday in just over 100 PA. Has a .300+ BA at each professional level. Switch-hitting 24 year old OF. Very little hype, but all this guy does is hit.

    Walden looks like one of those struggling starter turned dominant reliever types. Highest rated cutter in the game among RPs. Slider has graded out really well. 2nd lowest barrel % among all pitchers. Over three quarters of his BIP have been grounders or pop-ups. 10+ K/9. If the Sox don’t re-sign Kimbrel in the next couple of weeks, he could take the closer job and run with it.

    Looks like a great slate today. Any special plans for the holiday?

    • JakeTPE says:
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      Hey Big Magoo,

      Thanks for the analysis. What would you say about losing Barnes for Walden? I’ve been holding Barnes all year and the K’s are good but he’s gotten touched up lately. If he’s not helping my ERA or getting SV, I wonder why I’m holding. TIA.

      • JakeTPE says:
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        OK grabbed Walden before someone else could and dropped a bench bat (Mallex Smith) instead of Barnes. Figure we can see how things shake out and if Smith ever plays again (and steals bases) we’ll jump back on that. But that Boston sh*tuation might be murky all year… Cheers.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      True on Reynolds

      Maybe on Walden, bit early to say

      Watching baseball! You?

    • Slimcompoop says:
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      Was looking at Reynolds yesterday and came to the same conclusion as the Big Magoo. Cut bait with Mazara and picked him up.

    • cg says:
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      Also, Reynolds was basically leading the MILB in HRs super early in the year when he was called up. He didn’t have the power before, but always hit a lot of doubles which sort of seems to be the type of guy who turns into a HR hitter when the balls get tighter. I bid 44 on him when he got called up in both my NFBC mains and no one else bid in either, heh. Working out so far though!

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    The Cleveland Indians are a trainwreck. They have scored 2 runs or less in 21 of the 52 games played.

    Jose Ramirez has 17 runs, 4 hr and 15 rbi TOTAL. He has scored 5 runs over the last 30 days and is hitting a robust .197 on the season. I agreed with your draft assessment; he was not replicating his 2018 stats, but what he is doing is a disgrace. I count 190 players with more homers. 194 with more rbi. Were are nearly a third of the way through the season. I keep thinking this slump will end. How much longer can it last? He is too good of a hitter, etc. But it isn’t ending and there are no signs that it is close to being finished.

    His lack of production and the Indians lack of life may be the main reason why Carrasco and bauer have disappointed. It is a mental issue because these guys know that they basically have to pitch a shutout to have a chance to win. They get no help. Lindor and Santana can’t provide all of the offense for this team. That’s all they have now. If they don’t have big games, they don’t score.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      If only someone could’ve seen this coming in the preseason when I saw it coming

    • cg says:
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      I literally dropped him in a 12 team NFBC. .I am the first one to do it as he is 100% owned. I stand by it, he is absolutely garbage. I didn’t mean to pick him either, as I was 10 minutes late to the draft and he was autopicked, lol

  8. Ante Galic says:
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    Grey!!!

    Fab write-up.

    a. Giving Walker his trip to Coors to right his season. If not, he’s done. Plenty of hot stuff on the wire.

    b. Hunter Pence has literally been keeping my team alive.

    c. Abbott and Costello quote of the day for May 27

    Keep ‘Em Flying is a 1941 film about a stunt pilot and his two assistants who join the aircorps.

    Blackie Benson (Abbott): No, you don’t want to drink. Remember, every time you go into a barroom, the Devil goes in with you.

    Heathcliff (Costello): If he does, he buys his own drink.

    Poor, Lou.

    Cheers,
    Ante

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      A. I hear ya B. Nice C. Haha

  9. Tiger says:
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    How long before I regret dropping Eloy for Pence? 1 week? 1 month? Or is Eloy gonna disappoint for most of the year?

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Less than an hour

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Regret has already set in

    • cg says:
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      Eloy hit 3 hrs last week in two games. Since returning from Dl he has been ok.

  10. Norman Ginsberg says:
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    ROS – Dahl or Castellanos?

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Dahl

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  11. Bill Buttlicker says:
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    Hope you’re enjoying your Memorial Day weekend, Grey! I just flipped Corey Seager and Fried for Carrasco. Did I give up too much? Thanks!

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Nah great deal

      • Bill Buttlicker says:
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        Good to hear—appreciate it, DT! Hope you’re enjoying your long weekend, too.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Same to you!

      Agree with DT

  12. Thundergunn says:
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    Can you rank Biggio, Lourdes, Derek Fisher? And would you drop LaStella for any of them?

    Holding Mahle or just stream?

    • Fogimon says:
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      Biggio, Fisher, Lourdes
      Hold LaStella

      Mahle’s a streamer

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Agree with Fogimon

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Biggio, Lourdes

      Agree with others then

  13. Vash says:
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    Any belief in Luplow?

    • Donkey Teeth

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      AL Only level belief

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  14. Not the real Hubie Brooks says:
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    Is JoRam a buy low opportunity or a steaming turd to be avoided? If the former, what reasonable value at this point? Jorge Polanco or is that too much?

    • Fogimon says:
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      He’s probably best left alone. The JoRam owner is so heavily invested at this point, there is little liklihood he will give up his actual lower value and would make more sense to ride him out.
      Likewise, for you, it wouldn’t warrant what you’d have to give up. Then again you never know until you try. I’d value him around #60 overall ROS.

    • Donkey Teeth

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      I’d buy low if you can get him for Polanco

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  15. Fabsy says:
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    Weekly Lineup

    Start 2:

    Biggio, Lourdes, Kevin Cron, Corey Seager

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Dunno who/where they’re playing

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You should give matchups

  16. Snacks Zillion says:
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    Love these articles, thanks. With Pivetta coming up Tues and VV going back to the bullpen would you go with Alvarado or Robles at rp over Neris this week?

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Probably bullpen for VV. Neris for me.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! Alvarado

  17. Tony C says:
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    I need a 12 team H2H league Would you drop Marwin and Ohtani for C.J. CRon, Lourdes, Pence, Mercado, or C. Frazier. I dropped Domingo a week ago and he’s still available. Please pick an IF and a OF. Thanks!

    • Tony C says:
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      Didi Gregorius is available too.

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Cron and Domingo for me

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  18. RicoSuave says:
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    Thanks for the great write-up Grey!

    16 team H2H weekly points league.

    i need a replacement for this week while Altuve on the disgraceful list…

    McMahon (7 home games) 4x ARI and 3x TOR or

    David Fletcher 3 games @ OAK and 4 games @ SEA.

    Also, I need two SPs out of these options for this week please (I looked at SON but still can’t decide)

    Pivetta @ LAD and Vs STL;

    Lucchesi Vs MIA;

    Bieber @ BOS;

    Darvish @ STL;

    Eduardo Rodriguez @ NYY

    Thanks again

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      I’d try McMahon. Bieber, Lucchesi.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  19. Trickrey says:
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    Would you rather grab Lourdes or B rodgers in a 5×5 OBP league?

    • JakeTPE says:
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      Same Q so watching… guessing the answer is still B Rodgers.

      Hey Fantasy Master Lothario! Lookin’ good today!

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Rodgers

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  20. Fdileo says:
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    Hi Grey
    Pleasant surprise to see a Memorial Day writeup! One quick question, need to add a bat…..Sano or Matt Olson or Travis Shaw?

    Limited pickup league, so Shaw provides the most position To offset future injuries, but I think Olson is the most stable, and Sano has most upside….

    I’m also dropping Brad Keller over Pivetta. Any objections there?

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Olson for me. No objection.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  21. krazyivan says:
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    Streaming Pitchers question:
    Pick one:
    Chirinos vs Toronto
    Richards vs SF
    Mahle (maybe Nats,or Pirates-not sure what Reds are doing after today’s double header)

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Chirinos

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Mahle

  22. Jbona3 says:
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    Is there any value to be found in the MIL 1B shituation? Aguillar and Thames are both on waivers in my keeper league – which is more likely to turn it around?

    • Jbona3 says:
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      It’s a 5×5 OBP league with a CI spot

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      No value. Aguilar…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  23. Cohen says:
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    Please rank
    Fletcher, Soler Verdugo

    • Fogimon says:
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      Soler, Verdugo

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Verdugo, Soler

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Soler, Verdugo

  24. muskysmell says:
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    Brandon Woodruff reminds me of Matt Harvey…when he used to be good.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I wasn’t born yet

  25. Jerseyjon says:
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    Elway’s dad sired by War Emblem LMAO. Have a great holiday!

    • Jerseyjon says:
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      My bad War Emblem was 2002 Maybe Elway sired him?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      That was Rudy’s joke, you too!

      • Jordan Otte says:
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        I knew that was Rudy’s joke as soon as I saw it. The Bryant and especially Baez blurbs were his, too.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nah, they’re me

          • yeah, those are all grey. we both pun. the best way to tell it’s mine is if it: 1) References other sports besides MLB or 2) References rock music.

  26. NJ says:
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    Good morning! For my 2b and 3b spots I have Chavis, LaStella and Riley. Any thoughts on the ranks for these three moving forward?

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Chavis, Riley

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  27. Jays for Days says:
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    Votto/Fried for Eloy?

    Which side

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Eloy

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  28. Chucky says:
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    Since when did Chris Archer morph into pre RP Sean Newcomb or Robbie Ray or even Brad Keller? Isn’t there some kind of requirement that in order to pitch in MLB, the pitcher has to be able to throw strikes? WTF happened to Archer? Archer is a footnote in history…..being one of the rare cases where an AL pitcher, AL E specifically moves to the NL, and crashes his career.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      The Pirates poison all pitchers they touch

  29. Sid Bream Cream Dreams says:
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    Castellanos and hunter dozier were dropped in my 10 tm h2h 10×6 cat league? Pick any of them up for pete alonso? Stanks as always, and special stanks for workin on the holiday.

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Hold

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  30. jlfc42 says:
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    Happy memorial day Grey!

    I’m certain the entirety of Razzball nation was “WTF’ing” the Derek Fisher call up. Continue to hold Kyle Tucker, or is poor IRL managing going to carry over to fantasy?

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      I think he’ll be up soon, hold.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You too!

      Agree with DT

  31. rhodyballer says:
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    Tapia or Cl. Frazier?

    • rhodyballer says:
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      Or mikail F or AJ Pollock?

      No real needs. 12 team roto

      Thanks!

      Happy MDW

      • Fogimon says:
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        I’ve owned Tapia for the vetter part of 3 weeks and been impressed. As long as he keeps getting PT, I go Tapia, Frazier, Franco.

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Agree with Fog

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with Fog

  32. Chucky says:
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    Since when did Chris Archer morph into a base on balls demon much in the image and likeness of Sean pre RP Newcomb? Robbie Ray? Brad Keller? Isn’t there some reasonable expectation that a MLB pitcher throw some semblance of strikes? Is he fixable or does he need a return to the kindler, gentler confines of the AL E?

    • Fogimon says:
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      Been trending in this direction for a few years. I would bet on it continuing to get worse for his career.

  33. Robert says:
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    Lourdes or Dietrich?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lourdes

  34. MarvPesos

    marv says:
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    Hey Grey,

    H2H 12-team cat. keeper (keep12) balanced stats (R,H,HR,RBI,SB,BB,AVG, OPS,XBH / W,CG,SV,K,GIDP,ERA,WHIP,QS), limited moves (35 per year), no streaming.

    Either you need to start writing daily’s on Sunday or I need to stop drinking on Sunday as my decisions alone cannot be trusted. In a blind stupor I dropped Profar to bring Heaney off my DL, then dropped Mahle and picked up M. Keller. I’m all out of sorts this year, when my team on paper should be the top of the league is now fighting to stay out of the basement.

    Is Profar worth picking back up and dropping someone on my roster? MY RP’s haven’t really panned out but I can fix that later in the year, is it worth keeping Braiser on my team or swap him for batting help ?

    Waiver:

    HIT – J. Profar (waivers), R. Nunez, M. Cabrera, K. Schwarber, A.J. Pollock (10-DL), B. Dozier, J. Soler, B. Gardner, R. Rodriguez, J. Reddick, L. Urias (NA), J. Martinez, J. Phegley

    SP – N. Pivetta (NA), T. Mahle, W. Miley, M. Fiers,, M. Pineda, Z. Gallen (NA), C. Mize (NA), D. Cease (NA), D. Duffy

    RP – S. Greene, C. Kimbrel (NA), B. Parker, A.J. Minter, M. Barnes, J. Leclerc P. Strop, D. Robertson, S. Cishek, L. Jackson, S. Kelley, S. Romo

    My team:
    C – W. Ramos
    1B – P. Goldschmidt
    2B – K. Marte
    3B – Eugenio Suarez
    SS – J. Polanco
    CI – A. Rizzo
    MI – T. Turner
    LF – C. Yelich
    CF – C. Blackmon
    RF – D. Santana
    Util – J.D. Martinez
    BN – T. La Stella
    BN – H. Dozier

    SP – C. Carrasco
    SP – J. Verlander
    SP – W. Buehler
    RP – K. Jansen (RP)
    RP – R. Braiser (RP)
    P – K. Giles (RP)
    P – J. Musgrove
    BN – M. Perez
    BN – K. Gibson
    BN – A. Heaney
    BN – M. Keller
    DL – W. Davis (RP) (10-DL)
    DL – J. Paxton (10-DL)

    Thanks bud
    Marv

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Don’t see what Profar does for you

      • MarvPesos

        marv says:
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        K, thanks, he was helping with Trea out but with Trea back, kinda redundant.

        So what about Braiser, worth dropping for any of the wire guys ?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I guess, but you need your moves, no?

          • MarvPesos

            marv says:
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            We get 35 moves per year, I’m at 15 moves and typically like to save 7-8 for playoffs so I’ve got about 11-12 moves left until playoffs.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Then go Brasier to Gallen

              • MarvPesos

                marv says:
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                for all you do, this ‘thanks bud’ is for you

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  No problem

  35. Marty the Celery Salesman says:
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    H2H points.
    Please pick 2 for the week.
    Votto, 6 games (PIT, Corbin/Scherzer/Strasburg?)
    Little Nicky Lopez, 7 games (@CWS, @TEX)
    Murphy, 7 games (TOR, ARI)

    • Fogimon says:
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      Nicky, Votto

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Murphy, Lopez

  36. Luvdarooks says:
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    Harold Ramirez or Kevin cron . I can faab right now and drop duggar. How much out of 100?? should I??

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bench bat? Then Cron — $3…. Guy to play? Harold — $3

    • luvdarooks says:
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      UPDATE::::(forget last question please)

      G Cooper -K Cron -Har Ramirez -J Naylor—M Yaz—-A Dean –Ianetta are available in 4×4 NL only where runs DO NOT count. Who is best top 2 choices to pick for rest of year and drop Duggar ??

      • luvdarooks says:
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        UPDATE::::(forget last question please)
        No BENCH IN LEAGUE
        G Cooper -K Cron -Har Ramirez -J Naylor—M Yaz—-A Dean –Ianetta are available in 4×4 NL only where runs DO NOT count. Who is best top 2 choices to pick for rest of year and drop Duggar ??

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Cooper, Cron

  37. SteveO says:
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    Ketel Marte or Conforto, ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Conforto

  38. SteveO says:
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    Ketel Marte v Conforto, ROS?

  39. The Other JC says:
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    Please rank best 2 starts:

    1. Gausman home v Nats
    2. Peacock at A’s
    3. Lucchesi home v Miami
    4. Folty home v Tigers

    Also, are any of the above better ROS than Hill or Kikuchi?

    • Fogimon says:
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      2, 3, 1
      No

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      3, 2, 4

      Sure, Lucchesi, Peacock

  40. Uno Mas Cerveza says:
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    Which .249 hitting outfielder do I want going forward, Soler or Mazara?

    • Fogimon says:
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      Soler

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with Fog

  41. Fogimon says:
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    Am I crazy to start benching Donaldson? How can someone batting cleanup in THAT lineup get so few ribbies? Starting Adames for a 7 game week instead of Donaldson’s 5.
    Crazy?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      7 games is better there

  42. Tim Na says:
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    Should I be trading JoRam for Kris Bryant?

    • Fogimon says:
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      Get Bryant. Yes yes yes

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with Fog

  43. Gotime says:
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    Thanks again for another great write up!
    Weekly H2H cats league
    Tapia 7 games at Coors (Ari Tor)
    Murphy 7 games at Coors (Ari Tor)
    Anderson 7 games (vs KC vs Cle) – day to day, 2 late scratches this weekend
    Riley 5 games (2 vs Was 3 vs Det)
    Muncy 7 games (4 vs Mets 3 vs Phi)
    Need to bench 1

    • Fogimon says:
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      Murph

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! Riley

  44. Jokic’s Left Moob says:
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    Yo Grey! Awesome as always. We do it all for the rookies, come on, the rookies, come on, why does Houston keep those rookies down in Triple A?!

    I am actually the subject of your column – I have Riley, Rodgers, Biggio and Yordan on the same first place team in a league where the owners sleep. I have Conforto stashed on the DL and need to activate him. Should I throw Yordan back out in the sea? Is he that far away? Dump one of the others?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, lose Yordan for Conforto

      • Jokic’s Left Moob says:
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        Thanks! Wait, are you in my league? Hahaha

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Prolly

  45. Murph says:
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    Salute to the vets..

    1 – Avisail Garcia or Kevin Keirmeir going forward – I need steals…
    2 – Renato Nunez or Smoak for corner infield…
    3 – Catcher question – Vazquez, Alfaro or Chirinos?

    Enjoy the day

    • Fogimon says:
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      1- answered your own question. Anything speedier on waivers?
      2- Smoak
      3- Vazquez

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Have a good one!

      1. Kiermaier 2. Smoak 3. Alfaro

  46. Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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    Do you trust that JDM is back and 100% this week?

    Related question, would you start Cron (6 games nice matchups) over JDM (due to above injury concerns) or Acuna (only 5 games including 1 against strasburg)?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I haven’t heard anything, my guess is yes

      Nah, he won’t start 6 games

  47. Jays for Days says:
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    drop Absdrubal Cabrera, Dwight smith, or cody Allen for Rodgers? or hold.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Allen

  48. Adam says:
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    Archer or Happ ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Neither? Happ

  49. Lennydykstraisjustmisunderstood says:
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    I have trea turner. ,machado and mondesi

    I can start two I’m thinking mondedi over machado this week ….what do you all rhink

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

      • Lennydykstraisjustmisunderstood says:
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        Thx grey

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  50. Condo says:
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    I own these closers

    Holland
    Strop
    Romo
    Jackson
    Parker

    Would you pick up any of the following in their place?

    LeClerc
    Doolittle
    Cishek

  51. OaktownSteve says:
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    Do you know who leads all AL catchers in RBI? I’ll give you a hint…his walk up music is The Pinacolada Song

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No idea, tbh…. Phegley?

  52. anon says:
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    We starting Porcello today?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Against who?

      • anon says:
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        Cleveland, which I thought would for sure be a go, but SON isn’t a huge fan

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d start him

          • anon says:
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            Thanks

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              No problem

  53. Jays for Days says:
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    just got offered, edwin, eloy, and J.Lyles for Hoskins and arrieta. Thoughts?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hoskins

  54. Bowser says:
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    Would you drop Romo, Strop, or Jackson for the following?

    Cishek
    LeClerc

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah

  55. krazyivan says:
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    Any of these three standout as a hitter to pick up this week?

    Christian Walker @ Colorado
    Smoak @ TB
    Dietrich vs Pirates
    Goodrum @ Baltimore

    • Fogimon says:
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      Anyone @ COL (but Cron will split), Smoak

      Depends on who they take the place of

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Walker

  56. J-Money says:
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    Whatup G (or DT),

    Starting Strahm @ NYY today? Whole lot of righties in that lineup….

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sit

  57. Jeffrey Gilden says:
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    Good morning!

    1) What are your thoughts on the Travis Shaw / Keston Hiura situation? I have both. I’ve heard conflicting futures – one that Kiura will be sent down, the other that Shaw will be a versatile bench bat. What are your thoughts? Safe to drop one or the other? I could really use the slot if it’s clear who won’t play. I have Chavis and Biggio to cover MI.

    2) I’ve been holding onto Aguilar, but it looks like he’s pretty much playing only against lefties. Is he worth a hold? I picked up Canha for this week while Davis is out, but I don’t really have another 1B. Not too much available on waivers.

    3) For this week, would Ji-Man Choi be a better fill in than Canha? Tampa is facing 6 righties.

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Drop Shaw

      2. Drop Aguilar

      3. Sure

  58. Jayrod says:
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    Happy burgers and hotdog and beer day!!! Oh were we supposed to be honoring something? Yeah Beer! We mentioned that… oh alright..

    AL 8tm ROTO 5×5

    Benintendi and Danny Duffy
    For
    Max Kepler, Wade Miley, and either Happ or Kyle Gibson..

    Which side do you like more? Seems like a lot to upgrade Kepler to Benintendi but also those arms could collapse..

    Thanks and have a great one!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Have a good one!

      Duffy side

      • Jayrod says:
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        Which pitcher would you give up easier, Gipson or Happ to complete that deal.. I’d say keep Happ? So close..

        Thanks and enjoy yourself. Don’t binge too much baseball!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Happ

          Baseball!

  59. Swill says:
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    Choose 2. No needs

    Eloy
    Olson
    Marwin
    Meyers
    Rodgers
    Fletcher
    Kingery

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Eloy, Olson

  60. The Other JC says:
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    1. Verdugo, Polanco, Maz….gotta cut one. Who goes?

    2. Saves and holds are separate cats. My RP rarely win saves and I currently punt holds. Robles, Parker, Neris. Not good. Thinking of dropping/trading them all for Baez, Familia, and Strop and being strong in holds. Thoughts?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Verdugo 2. I would hold Parker and Neris, can lose Robles for a Holds guy

      • JC says:
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        Terrific. The voice of reason!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  61. aardvark says:
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    Which side. Machado or Matt Chapman/ Nola?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Machado

  62. Bnarockandahardplace says:
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    HEy there. In a keeper league (you can keep 6) was thinking of sending:
    Give: Giancarlo Stanton/Paul dejong/ Brandon Lowe

    Get: Fernando tatis jr and nick senzel.

    Stanton is $30 to keep, everyone else involved is $10. What’s your thoughts?
    Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Tatis side

  63. Norman Ginsberg says:
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    Please rank – Greg Polanco; Pence; Avisail.

    • Fogimon says:
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      Polanco, Avi, Pence

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You did, Norman

  64. Dan says:
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    My jd martinez for his segura and jorge polanco ?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds fairish, I’d want JD

  65. Cleaningoutmycloset says:
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    Give: Stanton and dejong, get mondessi

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  66. Dave Funnell says:
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    Is Trevor Richards on his way back after a rough patch? He looked good last start and gets the Giants next.

    More Marlins talk, I didn’t see Gallen as a buy. I think he’s up right after the June 3 draft.

    Last one….do you think Mikolas turns things around or is he on a roller coaster the rest of the year?

    Thanks for the continued ramblings and advice.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I like Gallen, I own him in one league

      Richards is fine for matchups

      Mikolas is prolly same, matchups play

      • Barry says:
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        Hello again,

        12 Team 6×6 H2H OPS QS 3 OF Redraft

        I currently roster Yelich, Brantley, Domingo, Puig and K. Marte with OF eligibility.

        Yelich aside, is it fair to offer any for Buehler, Castillo, or Carrasco?

        Thanks in advance for your feedback

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Any of them for those SPs works for me

          • Barry says:
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            Thanks Grey

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              No problem

  67. YC says:
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    Hey Grey- weekly league-need to bench one of:
    A Riley -only 5 games
    Tapia – 7 Coors games
    Soler- 7 games
    Mancini- 6 games
    Domingo – 7 games
    Hunter Dozier – 7 games

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Riley

  68. Barry says:
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    Hello Grey and DT,

    I’m sure this has been answered here before, however I will ask again.

    When handicapping a pitcher, what are the 3-5 or so underlying metrics do you rely on most such as Sierra, K/9, xFIP, K-B%, etc?

    Thanks in advance for your response

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      K-BB, K/9, BB/9

  69. MondesiMyNewReligion says:
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    Hicks allowed 3 runs yesterday and did not get an out. He has a 4+ ERA. Is there anyone I should consider to pick up in case he loses the closer job?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Miller I guess

  70. hanklongball says:
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    Grey,

    Today is our keeper trade deadline in our league, where a kept player can be moved and kept by the other team. I’m thinking of moving Harper and keeping Betts, Bellinger, and Mondesi instead (Rizzo is also an option).

    Which offers would you accept (if any) for Harper?

    1. Harper for Thor/JoRam
    2. Harper for DeGrom/Brantley
    3. Harper for Bell/Berrios/Osuna

    Thanks for the help, as always!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      2 and 3 are most interesting

  71. Dancin Homer says:
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    Happy Memorial Day!!!

    Need a little help on who to drop; just added D. Murphy as he was dropped and I like the matchups this week, but now I think I have too many bench bats. Below is my roster; who would you drop?

    c: Vazquez
    1b: Hoskins
    2b: Chavis
    ss: Baez
    3b: Vlad
    of: Acuna, Jimenez, Riley
    utl: Castellanos, J. Polanco
    bn: Murphy, G. Polanco, Buxton

    I can alson ONLY start 3x RP’s & have the following:
    – Osuna
    – Iglesias
    – Lecleric
    – Cisheck

    Would you drop one of the above RP’s over a bench bat?

    Please & thank you for all your help

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Can lose Cishek

      • Dancin Homer says:
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        Thanks Grey!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  72. Handy Afterall says:
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    Ahoy hoy,

    Which 2 of the following 3 get the starts this week, please:

    H Dozier @ CHW and @ Tex
    Mmmuncy vs NYM and PHI
    M conforto @ LAD and @ARI

    Any concern about conforto coming back from a concussion, playing time or otherwise?

    H2h weekly locked, obp league.

    Thanks in advance,
    Handy

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Dozier, Conforto

      • Handy Afterall says:
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        Thanks, Grey

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  73. Jj says:
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    I feel like you’re jinxing the Woodruff train
    Please have him as a sell this week to offset it

    Great stuff as usual, Happy Memorial Day!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Done and done!

  74. Turd Wendell says:
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    Canning or Heaney, Happy Memorial Day my man! My uncle survived Dubya Dubya 2, only one in his platoon to survive. True savage!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice! Happy Memorial Day to him!

      Heaney

  75. Racehorse says:
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    ROS Dahl or Lo Cain?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Dahl

  76. Brian Zeller says:
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    11 team AL only. I have a 20 HR lead on 2nd, my pitching is in shambles. Give Eloy Jimenez, Ronald Guzman, J. Barria get Jose Berrios, Leurys Garcia, Steve Pearce?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Works for me

  77. Dandy says:
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    Would you pick up Doolittle over the following?

    Parker
    Strop
    Romo
    Jackson

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes, Strop

      • Norman Ginsberg says:
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        Where would Doolittle rank within the others (Parker; Romo; Jackson)?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          1st

  78. Fabsy says:
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    Weekly Lineup

    Start 2:

    Biggio, Lourdes (3 @ TB, 3 @ COL)

    Kevin Cron (4 @ Colorado, 3 vs NYM)

    Corey Seager (4 vs NYM, 3 vs PHI)

    Not sure how much playing time Cron will receive but his power while playing at Coors is very intriguing

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Seager, Biggio

  79. Big Daddy Jeats says:
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    Hey Grey! Happy Memorial Day! Got Mitch keller sitting in my NA. Which one to drop for him to start/possible stream spot the rest of the week.

    Weakest hitter: Franmil
    Weakest pitchers: weaver, peacock, J Gray

    Also can you rank those 4 pitchers? Thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Drop Weaver

      Peacock, Keller, Gray

      • Big Daddy Jeats says:
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        Thanks Grey.
        One more question – if j gray keeps muddling on in 2 weeks is it ok to drop and stream start? I know he has a good amount of upside but in our 10 team there are guys like

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You can drop Gray too

        • Big Daddy Jeats says:
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          Miley, Lynn, Matz, fiers, ed Rod, mahle

          • Big Daddy Jeats says:
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            Thanks Grey

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              No problem

            • kilkennybrian says:
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              Just saw Rudy post a pic of an underwhelming HOU lineup. Would you start Hamels today? @HOU -9

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                I wouldn’t

              • i still wouldn’t start him in daily leagues. but weekly leagues, yes.

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            You just listed names

            • Big Daddy Jeats says:
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              Sorry it was a continuation of the previous comment where I was saying what guys are available in our league. Mobile commenting is ducking with me

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Ha, ah, gotcha

  80. Snacks Zillion says:
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    Sorry for the late question, lucky enough to have some great utility options this week. Need 2 out of Pence, Semien, Chavis, Kepler, Biggio, B. Lowe and Gordon in KC. Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pence, Chavis

      • Snacks Zillion says:
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        Thanks!! Done and done. ( next time will mention who they are playing, was rushing.)

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  81. Joe Beisbol says:
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    Losing interest in Mahle over inconsistency, Y.Alvarez because he may not be up until after the super-2 in mid-June (and maybe even past that), and obv. Weaver has an asterisk until we hear news on his forearm. Do I drop one or more of these three to add (i.e. what are my add drops)?

    A. Biggio, as a hedge in case LaStella flounders or trade bait;
    B. Samardzija as a streamer @FLA and @BAL; and/or
    C. Add a fill-in OF for my empty OF slot, like Avisail, Jacoby, Kiermaier, Renfroe, orReynolds

    12-team, 10-cat, h2h, redraft
    C- Realmuto; 1B – Rizzo; 2B – LaStella; 3B – Suarez; SS – Trea; OF – Conforto, Pence, [EMPTY VOID]; Util – Voit
    Bench – Y.Alvarez; IL – Stanton, Springer (assuming Conforto returns and Springer goes on IL)
    SP – Caleb, Castillo, Gibson, Heaney, Lynn, Mahle, Quintana, Weaver
    RP – Hicks, Holland, Leclerc, Robles, Vazquez?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Weaver for Biggio

      • Joe Beisbol says:
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        Gracias, Grey.

        Damn, so pessimistic on Weaver’s arm/elbow already?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Forearm injury is the end of the road for 18 months

  82. Cohen says:
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    Grey, please pick top 3 streamers
    Bundy vs Det
    Richards vs Mia
    R.Lopez vs KC
    P.Lopez vs SF
    Kikuchi vs LAA
    Maeda vs Philly
    All at home
    SON likes all

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      P. Lopez, Maeda, Kikuchi

  83. lwomack58 says:
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    Desmond or Jose Martinez? Desmond at home all week.

    Thanks
    Larry

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Desmond

      • lwomack58 says:
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        Just another question.

        Lourdes or Odor?

        Thanks

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Lourdes

  84. rhodyballer says:
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    Profar or Tapia ROS

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Tapia

  85. asdfasdf says:
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    Hi Grey, would you start Blackmon this week (can’t tell what the deal is with his injury)? Alternative would be starting Rodgers. Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d start Blackmon

      • asdfasdf says:
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        Thanks–shoot, never mind, Blackmon just went on the IL. Rodgers it is, I guess

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  86. MondesiMyNewReligion says:
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    Is Newcomb a drop in a league that does not count holds but only saves?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  87. Matty says:
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    A handful of Dahl questions today. It looks like others also realized at the same time that I did that he’s been so boring so far this year. A lot of 1-3s so I haven’t really noticed, but not a whole lot else.
    Looking forward to those warm Denver summer days when the juicy baseball really starts flying.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hopefully he’s healthy

      • NYC says:
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        Dahl in home games this year:

        .412/.571/.983.

        What’s boring about that?

        If you play daily league and can play him at home and selectively on the road you are getting very nice production.

  88. TJ says:
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    Hello Grey. I come to you with my team scuffling in my H2H league, 8×8 with OPS & QS. As you have recently stated in one of your podcasts, no one ever says please. I am here to right the ship for all of us fellow razzballers. Could you please look at my team and see what the hell I’m doing wrong… appreciate it.

    C- (streaming)
    1B – Goldy
    2B – Baez
    3B – Rendon
    SS – Story
    OF – Betts
    OF – Mancini
    OF – Tapia
    Util – Moustakas
    Util – Riley
    BN – Rodgers, Judge, McNeil, Cron

    SP – Nola, Wheeler, Woodruff, Strahm, Luchessi, Trev. Williams, Giolito, M. Perez, Severino
    RP – SAGNOF

    I feel like I should be kicking ass and taking names all season, but here I am sitting 3-3-2 (HOW DID I TIE TWICE)

    Anyways, thanks again for all you do.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, No problem

      I like Tapia, but losing Judge hurts… Cron over Mancini, prolly — Williams, Perez and Severino aren’t the best

  89. here comes the pizza says:
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    What’s up Grey?

    Is Sonny (v. PIT) a good stream in 12 tm leagues today? SoN seems to think so but I’m skeptical.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds fine

  90. Lucky Dog says:
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    Dear Atlanta Braves:
    1. Tildaddy
    2. Albies
    3. Freeman
    4. Riley
    5. Donaldson
    6. Markakis
    7. McCann
    8. Swanson

    This isn’t difficult, FFS. Fast guys 1-2, sluggers 3-4-5, zombinos 6-7

    Sheesh!

    Ps – me, 3 weeks ago: I stole Bryant & Springer this year!
    Me today: noooooooooo!

    Me, last week: what an awesome early pickup Weaver was.
    Me today: nooooooooo!

    Me week 2, “damn, Cleavenger is gonna be a stud for me this year! Can’t believe how late I nabbed hm!
    Me now: noooooooooo!

    Lather, rinse, repeat for Glassnow too.

    This is my most brutal year of injuries ever. It’s not close. Anyone I have that’s performing reasonably well will get hurt. See: Meadows.

    Springer might be the most painful…out with back tightness, avoids the IL, comes back and pops a hammy like folks used to pop collars back when being a douchebag was cool, immediately hits the DL? FML!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HA, yup!

      Ugh on Springer, that sucked

  91. Stockpiling. I have a cheap naquin waiting to come back but a full of with spares. (al only 5×5) and wondering if should put a bid in on Fisher as a flier
    Pham
    C Frazier
    gardiner
    Mercado
    Calhoun

    Bradley on the bench
    Hays waiting for his shot

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh, any bat is a good bat in AL-Only but don’t see where he plays there

      • Warren Shapiro says:
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        is Naquins time up as of this injury? Do you feel he has missed his shot? I guess if he gets traded…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Might be a bench bat, Mercado is no guarantee to stick

  92. Immaculate Inning says:
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    Was offered Wheeler for G. Marquez. When you back out the 3 starts against the Nats, Wheeler has a 3.02 ERA and 1.13 WHIP. I only trust Marquez on the road where he’s been great.

    Do I take Wheeler?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sounds fine

  93. Jeffrey Gilden says:
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    Hey Grey –

    Thanks for answering my question above. I have another . . .

    Is Happ worth holding on to, or can his spot be used to stream? I’m not starting him this week against Boston anyway. Also, what are your thoughts on Turnbull this week against ATL? Is he worth holding onto long term? Streamanator kinda likes Trevor Richards this week. Do you agree?

    Thanks again!

    Jeff

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Stream — Richards sounds fine

      • Jeffrey Gilden says:
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        Thanks!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  94. vtsidewinder says:
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    Owner in my redraft league wants to give me Lindor for my J. Ramirez and Corey Seager. I take that right? I have Arenado and Suarez as my 3b and CI as well as D Swanson, K Marte, B. Rodgers and Keston Hiura as my MI’s.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Take Lindor

  95. Dancin Homer says:
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    12-team 6×6 (OPS & QS) H2H league.

    Would you drop Mazara for any of these hot schmotatoes (or Hold):

    Gurriel – I’m pretty good at MI (Chavis, Machado, Xander, Muncy, Hiura, & Biggio), but 3 more games played at OF & Gurriel becomes OF-eligible.

    Renfroe or R. Nunez – north been swinging a hot bat.

    Thanks again and hope you get to enjoy the holiday!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

      Thanks! You too!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Won’t let me see it

  96. Hershel says:
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    @Grey: weekly roto. Heaney vs Sea or Flaherty vs Chc? Who ya like?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Flaherty

      • Hershel says:
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        Thanks! What about Heaney or Marquez (vs tor)?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          German

  97. Slimcompoop says:
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    What’s good Grey? Top 5 “Torenado” blurb today. I think about the Noid a little bit every know and then when I see Coach Krzyzewski on the TV, but that one took me back.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, thanks! Listening now

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Damn, this is my new favorite song

      • Slimcompoop says:
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        Not bad for a 17 year old. Goes to high school in my neck of the woods.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Dude, I love this guy!

  98. Nick says:
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    Hi !Grey

    Keepers team x10 teams league
    Lourdes Gurriel or Fletcher at 2B? ,, with Alty Disgradefully listed?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gurriel

  99. Hiura , Chavis or Rodgers ?

    Pick 2
    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Chavis, Hiura

  100. krazyivan says:
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    Happy holiday Grey!
    I’d always wondered why Elways horse-teeth were so pronounced.

    Any interest for Diekman in H2H league counting Saves & Holds? I would be dropping Trivino or Buttrey for him.

    Second, would you rather have Astudillo, Phegley or Carson Kelley as your s(C)ab ROS?
    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha…I’d hold on the Holds guys

      Phegley

  101. Db says:
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    Sit Bryant @houston out of lineup today and start reddick?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  102. pugs slugs says:
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    Good Morning Grey,

    So, I ended up going 9-0-1 in my H2H match up. L. Jackson came in and his 1 WHIP flipped the category that Stripling lost with his 2 WHIP on the day. I LOVE (and at times hate) H2H!!!

    SON doesn’t like Keller’s start @CIN today. However, it is the second game of a double-header, and Cincy regulars are all in the first game.

    BTW, I was able to pick up Newcomb for Russell. I was tempted to drop Stripling, but it’s only a matter of time before he’s needed in the rotation, and he has a lot of value in NL-Only when he’s in it.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice!

      Yeah, hold Stripling

  103. Shin-Soo Choo Choo says:
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    12 team 5×5 with OBP

    Lourdes or Ronny Rodriguez?

    Thanks in advance.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lourdes

  104. Fing says:
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    Would you take any of the following over Greg Polanco for runs?

    Bruce
    K. Seager
    Rodgers
    Dyson
    Kingery

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  105. TualatinTwoStep says:
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    Actually sat down and watched Weaver pitch yesterday, dude reminds me of a young Tom Glavine. Too bad he’s probably done til 2021.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, yeah

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You jinxed him!

  106. Moonraker says:
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    Otani or Justin Turner or Did I Gregorious ROS. No particular positional needs. Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Turner

  107. Prog Nation says:
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    RIP Bill Buckner. Not a Red Sox fan, but a shame everyone will remember him for the 86 World Series gaffe, despite putting up decent career numbers.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Solid career #s, agreed

  108. Tripleplay says:
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    Rest of season: lucchesi or gausman

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lucchesi

  109. Draftpicky says:
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    Another player in my league has Odorizzi, Soroka, Corbin, Montas, or Giolito, and showed some interest in trading away one to me for a draft pick (plus I need ERA, WHIP, and QS, and the wire sucks). If you were me and giving away a draft pick for an SP, what kind of round pick would you give for each?

    Note this is a 12 team league with qs added, and the first three rounds are keepers. So round 4 is the “first” round in the draft.

    Also a general question, I see lots of trade questions and evaluations here for player/player trades, but is there any though about valuing or discussing how to value player/draft pick trades? Or is it just too league specific?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pretty league specific… I’d give 3rd round (so 7th round) or later… 6th is decent jumping off point

  110. brickroad says:
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    5×5 standard dynasty… Goldy for Meadows straight up. Who ya got?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Goldy, fairish

  111. Uncle Ernie says:
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    Happy Memorial Day Grey. Looking at Peacock or Teheran as a waiver pickup. Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Happy Memorial Day! Peacock

  112. Josh says:
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    Which side do you like more? H2H points

    Tatis/La Stella/ Strahm
    Or
    Nola/Price/Yuli

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nola prolly but hopefully he’s ok

  113. Norman Ginsberg says:
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    You’ve been clear on Votto’s value, but he’s had 4 straight games w 2 hits + a counting stat. Would you consider dropping Encarnarcion for him?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

  114. ThE sHiT says:
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    Dahl!!!

    About damn time

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes!

      • William Hung says:
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        Next AB got caught looking at a low FB… I thought he was gonna crush it if he just tried to swing! The Rockies announcers are saying Dahl looks like he’s finally getting his legs under him. A lot of good ABs lately, so hopefully this is a sign of things to come… Not sure if you know this, but his homer was to the deepest part of Coors

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, saw it, he watched two pitches that could’ve been crushed

          • William Hung says:
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            As much shade as I’ve thrown Dahl the past few weeks, I’m loving this suddenly improved eye the last few games. 2 Ks in his last 16 ABs and getting on base in his last 6 games. Hopefully he builds off of today and finishes the home stand with a couple more homers, then I don’t have to think about dropping him for Domingod

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              I’d take more Ks and more HRs

              • William Hung says:
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                Well he has 6 more games (assuming he plays all of them) on this home stand to show us all something. I’m hoping for 3 more homers at minimum

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  No one wants him to succeed more than me

                  • Grey

                    Grey says:
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                    Well, maybe him

  115. Steve says:
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    Grey!

    1) can you please rank ROS: Pham, Franmil, Piscotty, Clint Frazier, Hicks, C. Stewart? That order?

    2) Drop Aguilar in a 12 team keep 10 league? I hate to do it, but he’s not playing…

    3) Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Pham, Hicks, Franmil 2. Yes 3. No problem

      • Steve says:
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        Thanks! Then Frazier, Piscotty?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yes

  116. MarvPesos

    marv says:
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    Hey Grey,

    H2H 12-team cat. keeper (keep12) balanced stats (R,H,HR,RBI,SB,BB,AVG, OPS,XBH / W,CG,SV,K,GIDP,ERA,WHIP,QS), limited moves (35 per year), no streaming.

    What do you think of the following trade:
    MY: La Stella, Carrasco, Paxton, Musgrove
    for HIS: Baez, A. Nola, M. Fried

    thanks,
    M.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Baez side

      • MarvPesos

        Marv says:
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        What about if Baez was replace with Merrifield ? Is it close

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          It’s close

  117. LG Baseball says:
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    Happy Memorial Grey! How about them Raptors!

    Couple dyntasy deals would like to know which side:

    1) Harper, Baez for Story, Josh Bell and Marquez

    2) Harper, Bryant for Mondesi and Buehler

    3) Harper, Baez, Paxton for Story, Bell and Albies

    Thanks!
    LG

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Story 2. Harper, but just fair 3. Story

      • LG Baseball says:
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        Thanks!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  118. Kruk_Ain't_An_Athlete says:
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    14-team OBP 2 year keeper league.
    I have $2 Vlad and $5 V.Robles as keepers for next year. Obviously, as teams start to realize they might not be in the money, they look for dump trades of expiring contracts for guys like Vladdy and Victor.

    I’ve had my first dump team (he has 2nd year Realmuto, Hoskins, Albies, Muncy, Buehler, Porcello, and Edwin Diaz – along with first year $41 Trea Turner and first year $30 Blackmon he must be tired of and not want to keep at that price) ask about them. Unfortunately, his first offer (Muncy, Turner, and a 1st year Alex Gordon) for them both (!) was underwhelming.

    What would be a fair return for $2 keeper Vladdy and $5 keeper V.Robles??

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You’re kinda crazy to trade them — maybe multiple top 10 bats for those… Vlad is a top 10 keeper and Robles is a top 25 one

      • Kruk_Ain't_An_Athlete says:
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        That’s what I’m thinking!

        Realmuto, Hoskins, Alibies, Muncy, Turner and Blackmon could all be upgrades if he brought his game strong but so far, call me underwhelmed.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah

  119. Grey, an outfielder question for you.
    V. Robles or D. Santana straight up
    Thanks for your take.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Robles

  120. Cohen says:
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    Grey, Osuna getting knocked around again. If hes got some sort of injury who would be next in line for saves for Hou?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He has a 2.22 ERA

    • cg says:
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      Well it is obviously Pressly as he is maybe the best non closer rp in the game. Osuna is horribly overrated as he strike out less than 1 per inning which is bad for a RP. It is 3 straight bad outings for him…but he has a long leash. I’d say he would have to 2-3 more bad outings before they move to Pressly. His 3.66 xFip is about what you could expect from osuna moving forward as he does literally nothing above average for a RP

  121. Blue Devil says:
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    Do I drop Glasnow?

    Is Tanaka a sell high?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Drop Glasnow, hold Tanaka

  122. High Heat says:
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    Gausman vs wash or Martin Perez vs mil? Weekly h2h 5×5 cats lge thx

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gausman

  123. hanklongball says:
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    Grey,

    Thanks for the help earlier today. Who would you rather have ROS in a 12-team OPS league: Dejong or Lourdes?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No problem… DeJong

  124. HamPorter says:
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    10 team NL only dynasty league. Currently in first place by 15 points, but can improve in pitching. I have Nola, Ray, Thor, Hamels, Paddack, Davies, Vasquez, and Will Smith. I currently have Shaun Anderson as my ninth pitcher. I have a feeling he will kill my ratios. Would you keep Anderson? Or add a bullpen guy like Fransisco Lirano or John Gant? Hope you had a great holiday!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d keep Anderson for now

      • HamPorter says:
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        Thanks, I was leaning that way too, especially with next start against the Orioles, thanks for the help.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup, No problem

  125. Uncle Ernie says:
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    Happy Memorial Day Grey. Peacock or Teheran? Both available on waivers. Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You too! Peacock

  126. Let’s Play Two says:
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    Byron Buxton – I’m in need of SB. Is he a 20+ this year?

  127. Cohen says:
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    Franmil or Soler ros?

  128. johnnyhobbes says:
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    Happy memorial day! Would you keep chavis or Austin Riley over Lourdes ?

  129. The Other JC says:
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    Which OF would you take for Gennett? Been offered Braun, Eloy, Verdugo or Eaton.

    Which 2 RPs would you rather have in a saved and holds league? Robles, Strop, Baez, Kelley, L Jackson

  130. prestige says:
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    Best chance at the Win tomorrow? Any strong cases?

    Giolito home vs Royals (Keller)
    M Perez home vs Brewers (Davies)
    M Gonzales home vs Rangers (Sampson)

  131. BiglyLeagues says:
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    Got offered JD Martinez for my Chris Sale — which side?

  132. Herschel says:
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    @Grey: 12 team redraft. Assuming no need to wait for the second opinion on Weaver to drop him?

  133. Norman Ginsberg says:
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    Please correct my confusion. I am a (very happy) Chavis owner. You indicated Tucker over Chavis if/when he comes up next week. Chavis looks like he’ll be full-time ROS. How much could Tucker play on Houston?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Assuming Tucker plays every day… In a vacuum

      • Norman Ginsberg says:
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        Chavis in two leagues. Sounds like I seize him and drop DJ (easy) in one league and Muncy in the other.

        Following your advice, I’m well in front in both leagues – thanks.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem, come to the newest post tho

  134. Norman Ginsberg says:
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    Redraft league.

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