Early on Saturday, I heard the news that Jay Bruce made the Yankees’ Opening Day roster, and I was like, “Cool, if this is 2012.” Then I thought, “Is this 2012? Am I time traveler?” Turned out it was not 2012, and I was not a time traveler. Double bummer there. Somehow, Jay Bruce is still only 33 years old, so he might be a time traveler. After my brief flight of fancy through a time portal that didn’t exist, I thought, “That sucks, keeping Bruce over Tauchman. He can’t catch a break. That’s not the bee’s knees, that’s BS.” Then I thought, “I can just curse in my own head, I don’t need to spell out BS.” Then, out of nowhere, I saw the Yankees were keeping Mike Tauchman on the Opening Day roster too, and things began to peel away from my very logical brain. How were the Yanks keeping three 1st basemen? Was everything fine with Luke Voit? Welp, turned out it wasn’t. The Yankees were watching a triple feature of Luke Skylimper; Luke Cool Hand, But Torn Meniscus and Luke Voit in Meniscus Cowboy. After disowning Angelina Jolie, Voit will be undergoing surgery on his torn meniscus in his knee, and will miss at least April and May. This puts the spotlight on Bruce to reclaim his Glory Days, when every speedball wasn’t thrown right by him. Whereas, Tauchman is interesting in AL-Only leagues, if he can get in the lineup. I’ve added neither to my 2021 fantasy baseball rankings, because they might only be platooning for six to eight weeks. In the top 20 1st basemen, I lowered Luke Voit, taking roughly 200 ABs off his projections. Anyway, here’s what else I saw in spring training for 2021 fantasy baseball:

Eduardo Rodriguez – Dealing with a dead arm. You can hear me more or less predict this in our latest fantasy baseball podcast. Sometimes the noodle still woks..woks…WORKS! Damn it! Tanner Houck will be in the rotation for the time being. I have Houck listed in my top 100 starters. “Oh, Houck’s yeah,” fist pump.

Matt Barnes – Diagnosed with Covid. VAGNOF! Virus ain’t got no face. The virus does look a bit like a cleaning product in pictures and pamphlets. Or an evil Q-Bert. Any hoo! Barnes isn’t showing any symptoms, so the Sawx think he should be back soon. I still upped Adam Ottavino in the top 500, and lowered Barnes.

Kwang-Hyun Kim – Will begin the season on the IL. Bad year so far for Kims. You win, Eminem. Temp fill-in is John Gant, and, outside of NL-Only leagues, you can ignore.

Miles Mikolas – Will also start the year on the IL. And Mikolas anagrams to “Kim also.” Whoa. In his place temporarily, Ponce De Leon. He’s my preseason pick for FOY.

Nico Hoerner – Sent down to save service time. Wander Franco? It sucks, but I get it. Jarred Kelenic? Sucks, get it. Nico Hoerner? What are you saving service time for? So you have control over his 8/8 line when he’s 30?

Myles Straw – Out due to contact tracing. Please don’t let this be the news that broke my fantasy team’s back.

Kyle Lewis – Continues to be sidelined due to a banged up knee, and take one of my knees. Take them both and choose which one you want. Please, man, don’t do this!

Taylor Trammell – Will start the year with the Mariners, and likely an everyday job. He stole 41 bags one year in the minors. Think he might be what we thought we were getting from Tim Locastro about three weeks ago. Will call him Tim LoearlyMarchtro.

Joakim SoriaDiamondbacks manager and MTV’s Challenge competitor, Torey Lovullo, said the Diamondbacks have no clear-cut closer. Not taking anything away from them, as we all are our special snowflakes, but I’m not sure anyone has a clear-cut closer this year. Maybe the Brewers and White Sox. Maybe. Stefan Crichton is also in Arizona.

Anthony Santander – Dealing with a minor oblique issue. Ah, one of those. I’m not moving him in my rankings yet, but, yeah, I’m just thrilled to hear he’s got an injury that knocks players out anywhere from two days to two months.

Pablo Sandoval – Made the Braves’ Opening Day roster. That groan you hear is the clubhouse caterer.

Jazz Chisholm – Won the 2nd base job in Miami. If only there was some hand sign I could do to show excitement, something for Jazz with my hands…Hmm, oh well. This is surprising, and I wish I grabbed Jazz in more NL-Only leagues. In mixed leagues, he’s still a borderline option. Jazz might hit .200. You never know, calculations like average don’t like improvisation. His projections and Isan Diaz have been updated in my top 20 2nd basemen, and top 500. I.e., I removed Isan Diaz completely. Maybe he does better in the summer. Because the heat Isan.

Wade Davis – Made the Royals’ roster, and the Royals are going with a closer-by-committee so, please, ignore Wade Davis and look at Josh Staumont.

Scott Kingery – Optioned to Triple-A. Wow, this guy got enveloped real fast by the Brett Lawrie SuckTM. Once that enevlopes a player it’s very hard to extradite yourself. You need lots of Tom Emanski videos and lube. I removed Kingery from the top 100 outfielders, and added in Odubel Herrera.

Jed Lowrie – Made the A’s roster. Looking forward to the 7-part true crime podcast about how Jed Lowrie robbed the Mets of $20 million. It will be one episode for each at-bat Lowrie had with the Mets.

Daulton Jefferies – Pitched another gem yesterday, and spring training means nothing yadda-blabbity-burp, but he’s already in this week’s Buy, and it’s already available for Patreon members.

Carter Kieboom – Demoted to start the year, but no one was drafting him anyway, right? With the demotion of Carter Kieboom, the Nats seem like they’re going with Josh Harrison, and I, for one, have to hand it to them and applaud their decision. Sorry, weird punctuation there, I have one hand to applaud that decision. Top 20 2nd basemen is updated.

Jake Bauers – Won the 1st base job in Cleveland. I never watched the TV show 24, but if think I get the gist. So, what we’re watching now is bonus summer episodes after the clock has already expired on Jake Bauers.

Nick Wittgren – Next to Wittgren’s Post-it note on my desk it says, “Check status.” I guess I need to leave that Post-it note a little while longer, because I have no idea of his status vs. Karinchak’s.

David Price – Won’t be announced until after Opening Day, but I have a feeling Dave Roberts is gonna shock the world and make Tony Gonsolin the 5th starter.

Travis Shaw – Will split time with Orlando Arcia at 3rd and Luis Urias will split time with Arcia at short, which is a cha-ching for my shares of Orlando Arcia in NL-Only leagues. As for Shaw and Urias, well, did you really want them? No? Good.

Justin Topa – Dealing with elbow discomfort. After throwing 7 2/3 IP last year, I figured he’d have plenty of stamina to get through 15 innings this year.

Todd Frazier – Elected for free agency after he didn’t make the Pirates. Amazing that Todd Frazier, Mike Trout and Grey Albright are all from the same state. Me and Mike laugh at you, Todd! Laugh hard!

Bryan GarciaTigers manager A.J. Hinch said he doesn’t plan on naming a closer prior to Opening Day, which is a pretty funny line in itself. Is there a guy on the Tigers who could be the closer? Don’t answer Joe Jimenez, he was demoted, and removed from my top 500.

Casey Mize – Made the rotation, which is. Dot dot dot. Good? They went with him over Michael Fulmer, and Casey Mize’s name works better replacing Stacy’s Mom so this was right call. He’s in my top 100 starters, and I haven’t drafted him once, so you do the math.

Renato Nunez – Didn’t make the Tigers’ Opening Day roster. That’s a bit of a shocker. Maybe someone in the front office is a drunk, and couldn’t refuse any Goodrum. The top 20 1st basemen and top 20 2nd basemen were updated. Renato removed, and Niko added back in.

Isaac ParedesTigers announced his first name is pronounced ee-sah-AHCK. Fun fact! Ee-sah-AHCK is also an exit off the LI Expressway.

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fausto
fausto
1 year ago

E.HERNANDEZ

Andrew Mellars
Andrew Mellars
1 year ago

Grey,

Thoughts on my starting pitchers in a 10 team H2H league?

Burnes
Woodruff
Plesac
Mahle
Luzardo
Dustin May
Domingo German

I have an open spot available….who would you add to my rotation?
Eflin
Eovaldi
Elieser Hernandez
Smyly
Means

Thanks

Son
Son
1 year ago

Ya da best, Grey

bossmanjunior333
bossmanjunior333
1 year ago

In a 14 team h2h category league with SVHLD, hold Pagan and Pomeranz or drop either for Amir Garrett, Wittgren or Puk? Thanks!

bossmanjunior333
bossmanjunior333
Reply to  bossmanjunior333
1 year ago

My only other RP is K Jansen

Cohen
Cohen
1 year ago

Grey, just finished my 12 team roto draft
Please critique it for me and tell me how i did?
C-Kelly
1B-Alonso
2B-Lowe
SS-Story
3B-Machado
CI-Moncada
MI-Swanson
OF-Robert
OF-Blackmon
OF-Lewis
OF-Moore
OF-Tapia
Util-Franmil
Bn-Croneworth(while Lewis is out can move guys around)
SP-Ryu
SP-Maeda
SP-Gausman
SP-Eflin
CL-Barnes
CL-Smith
CL-Garrett
CL-Bard
CL-Castillo
CL-Neris
CL-Crichton

Josh Freeman
Josh Freeman
1 year ago

Oh Great Grey,

my plan is to take pitching late in my draft. Which 3 of these would you target?

Lamet, Glasnow, Fried, Luzardo, Marco Gonzales, Burnes, Wheeler, Ian Anderson, Paddack, Gausman

bossmanjunior333
bossmanjunior333
1 year ago

Better bench bat in a points league: E Escobar or Haniger?

Thanks!

bossmanjunior333
bossmanjunior333
Reply to  bossmanjunior333
1 year ago

You can add Hayes to that mix

Will
Will
1 year ago

Prediction: Taylor Trammell grabs the starting LF job and runs with it. Will be a “why didn’t we draft this guy?” fantasy player by midseason.

Art of Bat Flipping
Art of Bat Flipping
1 year ago

Yelich/Patrick Corbin for Betts

Which side?

Fair deal?

Art of Bat Flipping
Art of Bat Flipping
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Is it a fair trade in your opinion?

Art of Bat Flipping
Art of Bat Flipping
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

I’m more in need of durable inning eating high K with good ratio SP.

Was thinking of offering Corbin and Fried for Bauer. Too much or just right?

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
1 year ago

The closer situation is so hard to fathom. Neris and Alvarado both got lit up today. Pomeranz has risen from the dead and K’d the side in the last two outings I think. The Indians are playing their hand like Jesus Ferguson. The Reds and the Diamondbacks are like, “everybody is a closer AND no one is a closer!” You and Ralph are declaring committees like you’re the Politburo.

I for one, sir, am befuddled.

AL KOHOLIC
AL KOHOLIC
Reply to  OaktownSteve
1 year ago

I concur

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
Reply to  AL KOHOLIC
1 year ago

Dan Bard Por Vida!

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Bold prediction: Dan Bard is the Rockies lone All Star!

krazyivan
krazyivan
1 year ago

H2H 10 hitting and 10 pitching categories (40 inning minimum). I usually punt speed in this setting
It is a 12 team league.
C: Garver
1B: Muncy
2B: Ketel
SS: Seager
3B: Saurez
OF: Betts
OF: Bellinger
OF: Castellenos
Utility: Santander
Utility: Fletcher

Bench: Hoskins
Bench: Kepler

SP: Buehler
SP: Lynn
RP: Williams
RP: Pressly
P: Montero
P: Fairbanks

Bench: Wheeler
Bench: Plesac
Bench: Civale
Bench: Taillon

toolshed
toolshed
1 year ago

Would you want to own freddy Peralta in a 10 team roto league with an innings cap? I am intrigued by the k rate, but I remember he wasn’t good when he started before and went to relief. He started one game last year; it wasn’t good. He excelled in relief, but can he do it 2nd time through order or 3rd? The k rate is sexy, but I’m worried everything else goes south after 3 innings. Thx

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

I too love Freddy P. The invisi-ball!

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

I talked Magoo into drafting him over Woodruff two years ago despite the fact that I also loved Woody. I had FOMO with Freddy’s K%. Pretty sure you drafted Woodruff with the next pick. Peralta then went out and gave up like 13 runs over his next 4 or 5 innings and went to bullpurgatory.

Giacomo
Giacomo
1 year ago

Would you rather take a flyier on Freddy Peralta or Kikuchi in a Ottoneu points league?

Scrapski
Scrapski
1 year ago

Hi Grey,
10 team Roto 5 x 5. No streaming
One free replacement move each week on Sunday night…

Thoughts?

1B Alonso
1B Stanton
2b albies
2b Hampson
Ss bichette
SS cronenWerth
3b moncada
3b J India
C stassi
C C Kelly (yes, ugh to two C league)
Of soto
Of springer
Of Blackmon
Of myers
Of soler
Of C Frazier
Sp woodruff
Sp ryu
Sp sixto
Sp gallen
Sp P Lopez
Sp bassitt
sp eflin
Rp pressley
Rp Garrett
Rp bass
Thanks!

Scrapski
Scrapski
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Thank you!

Norman Ginsberg
Norman Ginsberg
1 year ago

MLB Tools. Streamonator.

Norman Ginsberg
Norman Ginsberg
1 year ago

I’m looking at the weekly pitching analyses, and one of the columns (% owned) doesn’t seem correct. It indicates 100% for several pitchers (e.g., Robbie Ray) that wouldn’t appear that popular; and lower values for others that I assume should be ~ 100% (e.g., Kevin Gausman @ 83%). Where is the data coming from — Razzball Leagues; or from a composite of other leagues (e.g., Yahoo, ESPN, CBS, etc)?

Ralph
Ralph
1 year ago

Grey. I am choosing between drafting 1st or 9th in a 10 team H2H. Which would you choose?

Ralphy
Ralphy
Reply to  Ralph
1 year ago

Its a Kentucky Derby style draft. We get to choose our draft spot. I am choosing between 1st or 9th.

Al KOHOLIC
Al KOHOLIC
Reply to  Ralphy
1 year ago

Think I’d go 9th get two stud bats to start and another plus a top sp second time thru

Ralphy
Ralphy
Reply to  Al KOHOLIC
1 year ago

Thank for the feedback. I see your point and I don’t disagree, but I think I am going to go 1. Get Acuna, then Albies and maybe Bichette, Devers or one of the OF’s. I think Ill be happy with the SP I get at 40.

ryanoger
ryanoger
1 year ago

10 team redraft holds league

c- McCann
1- Abreu
2- Gurriel Jr.
3- Muncy
SS- Didi
OF- Soto, Harper, Yordan Alvarez
Util – Pete Alonso, Matt Olson
bench- Dalbec, Franmil
NA- Wander Franco

SP- Berrios, Urias, Ryu, Lament, Yarbrough, Price, Keuchel
RP- Rainey, Castillo, Fairbanks

Just want to get your thoughts – appreciate you man!

William Hung
William Hung
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Loves the Rays pitching the way you love Marlins pitching this year

Joe Beisbol
Joe Beisbol
1 year ago

Got 1-2 open slots with Grisham going on IL and Soria not being a closer. Which of these would you jump on?

Hitters: Chisolm, Cron, Hampson, India, Rojas
Pitchers: Kikuchi, Sheffield, Singe, Taijuan

C – Garver, 1B – Bellinger, 2B – Biggio, 3B – Arenado, OF – Ozuna, Conforto, Frazier, Util – Laureano, IL – Grisham
SP – Fried, Gallen, Gausman, Montas, Musgrove, Ohtani, Pineda
RP – Bass, McGee, Montero, Pagan, Soria

Norman Ginsberg
Norman Ginsberg
1 year ago

I notice Sixto will be sent to alternate site. I assum team can rescind this decision at any time (no minimum stay). Then again, Miami is loaded with young arms-> less likely to return soon.

Would you drop Sixto for Canning or Gonsolin?

Norman Ginsberg
Norman Ginsberg
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

So you advise no change (and anticipate him back in two weeks or so). right?

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
1 year ago

Houck tore up the Braves A team today. Probably pitched his way into the rotation.

Kingslayer
Kingslayer
1 year ago

In AL Only league drop Robbie Ray for Daulton Jefferies?

Task Force
Task Force
1 year ago

Hey Grey,
Just wanting your take on my draft… I feel I panicked on a couple of picks because of comments being made during the draft. It’s a 12 team 6×6 OBP and Holds, 5 keeper league, know I kind of punted Saves (top 12 RP were gone by round 7) and traded my 5 and 6 round picks last year:

C – Carson Kelly 23(276)
1B – Jose Abreu Keeper
2B – Ozzie Albies Keeper
SS – Francisco Lindor Keeper
3B – Anthony Rendon 1(12)
OF – Yordan Alvarez 2(24)
OF – Kyle Lewis 3(36)
OF – Ramon Laureano 8(85)
OF – Dylan Moore 10(109)
UTL – Jarred Kelenic 12(133)
UTL – Wander Franco 13(156)
Bench – Leody Taveras 15(180)
Bench – CJ Cron 20(229)
Bench – Jon Berti 21(252)

SP – Lucas Giolito Keeper
SP – Yu Darvish Keeper
SP – Sonny Gray 4(36)
SP – Kevin Gausman 7(84)
SP – John Means 11(132)
RP – Alex Colome 9(108)
RP – Emilio Pagan 14(157)
RP – Blake Treinen 16(181)
RP – Chad Green 17(204)
P – Aaron Bummer 18(205)
P – Nick Wittgren 18(216)
Bench – Jake McGee 19(217)
Bench – Jake Odorizzi 19(228)
Bench – MacKenzie Gore 20(240)
Bench – Caleb Smith 22(253)
Bench – Luke Weaver 24(277)

Thanks Grey

Task Force
Task Force
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

I was hoping Chapman, Jansen, or Hendriks lose their jobs or an injury happen and Boom Saves! but I can always use them a trade bait for saves later on.

Yeah I wasn’t overly happy with most of the speed coming on flyers but most it went early so I was just trying to find it where I could.

Thanks for the feedback!

Task Force
Task Force
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Would you look at any of the following for saves then?:

Bryan Garcia
Yimi Garcia
Taylor Rogers
Reyes Moronta

Task Force
Task Force
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Sorry it was Tyler Rogers not Taylor Rogers

And yes you did but I haven’t downloaded the most recent top 500’s in awhile now I see they are not worth it haha

Done with questions thanks!

bobsnyder4210
bobsnyder4210
1 year ago

Remember when I said a few days ago that you should stay away from Yahoo public prize league drafts for your own health and safety? No? Me neither. Anyway, Sunday night’s draft was even more of an unmitigated atrocity than last week’s. It was like one continuous run on RPs and fast, multi-position players. Trippy.

I feel like I drafted 1 ½ starting lineup cores with little upside and my closer strategy was basically, “I’m not friggin’ reaching that far.” I’m not sure if I like my team or hate it, but here’s what I came up with (5×5/H2H/daily):

C – Posey
1B – Moustakas
2B – Albies
3B – Ramirez
SS – Muchado
OF – Castellanos, L Gurriel, F Reyes
Util/Bench – Gallo, Swanson, Kepler, Canha

SP – Woodruff, Lynn, P Lopez, Stroman, Means, E Hernandez
RP – Kimbrel, Pagan, Fairbanks, Scott, Neris

If nothing else, maybe I have some trade capital to go out and get more speed…any thoughts? Thanks…

bobsnyder4210
bobsnyder4210
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Yea, I’m gonna work on something like that…people drafted late speed guys way too early, so somebody’s gotta have power problems…thanks, man!

leon
leon
1 year ago

is carlos rodon rosterable in 16 man? looking for ways to fill starts now that sixo has been optioned.
he looks to be having a pretty good spring.

leon
leon
Reply to  leon
1 year ago

16 man dynasty

leon
leon
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

but you wouldnt touch him. is that correct haha

I am the Walrus
I am the Walrus
1 year ago

Deep dynasty league – would you drop Kieboom for Bote, M.Franco or Zach Collins?

Norman Ginsberg
Norman Ginsberg
1 year ago

Bench bat — Inida or Ty France? I assume both will start season w/o playing time risk.

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Pick up Johnny Kazakhstan?

William Hung
William Hung
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

I was targeting France but then I needed the SB potential from India, but France is expected to bat 5th or 6th in that lineup, so early returns will be counting stats

ERad
ERad
1 year ago

Posting again, got skipped over

Here we go! I feel a little bad about another rate my team post but I’m gonna pony up for the full year Razzball subscription so we’re even!

My squad feels prettay prettay razz-ish, my closers are meh but sagnof

10 team 6×6 (OPS and K/9)

C. Falafel
1B. Matt Olson
2B. Ozzie Albies
3B. Vlad Jr (K)
SS. Dansby Swanson
CI. Ke’Bryan Hayes
MI. Dylan Moore
OF. Aaron Judge (K)
OF. Nick Castellanos
OF. Ketel Marte (K)
OF. Luis Robert
OF. Lourdes Gurriel
UT. CJ Cron
UT. Andrew Vaughn
BN. Kolten Wong
BN. Luke Voit (K)

P. Shane Bieber (K)
P. Julio Urias
P. Pablo Lopez
P. Tyler Mahle
P. Zach Eflin
P. Freddy Peralta
P. Craig Kimbrel
P. Amir Garrett
P. Joakim Soria
BN. Adam Ottavino
BN. Giovanni Gallegos
BN. Dustin May
BN. Elisier Hernandez

ERad
ERad
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Yeah need Cron and Vaughn to excel and for Dansby to find his power stroke. Probably should’ve went Muncy over Swanson but SBs yanno.

You’ve never steered me wrong with pitching!

Good luck with your teams this year, go baseball!

Player X
Player X
1 year ago

Anyone care to Razz this team? 6×6 roto obp 18 teamer

C-V.Caratini/R.Jeffers
1B-M.Olson
2B-I.Happ
3B-A.Rendon
SS-FTJ
CI-A.Vaughn
MI-T.Turner
OF-Arozarena
OF-Laureano
OF-Castellanos
UTIL-C.Walker
BN-J.Rojas
BN-ZMcKinstry
BN-O.Mercado
BN-C.Carroll

SP-Bieber
SP-Yu
SP-Yarborough
SP-Elisier Hernandez
SP-Rodon
RP-J.Romano
RP-J.Alvarado
RP-L.Allen
BN-T.Antone
BN-J.Fleming
BN-S.McClanahan
BN-D.Jefferies
BN-A.Morejon
BN-A.Lacy

Player X
Player X
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

I rolled in with some stud keepers (didn’t designate them with K’s). Thanks boss!

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
1 year ago

I think “Eggs” would be a good nickname for Jake Odorizzi. Eggs Odorizzi.

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

I figured I couldn’t have been the first. The ghost of Chris Berman! (may be still alive)

The Astros broadcast team is talking about cartoons and their example of the funniest was “Casper.” Boo.

Fred Garvin MP
Fred Garvin MP
1 year ago

FFS, Sixto optioned to the alt site. Yeesh.

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
Reply to  Fred Garvin MP
1 year ago

He was behind in camp. He’s going to have an innings limit anyway. Sixto needs to develop his secondary stuff and start missing bats. Rogers is fo’ sure the young arm to have there.

FireRobManfred
FireRobManfred
1 year ago

I drafted Kyle Lewis 165th overall last night and I really hope that knee is good and he’s just scaring everyone to provide late-draft value.

ChefBoyRG54
ChefBoyRG54
1 year ago

Hi Grey!
Been lurking and glad a fresh season finally starting. Funny being from Detroit and not knowing any of the guys on the Tigers any more, should be a strong 40 win season. How much are we paying Miggy this year?
Hope you’re doing well man, cheers!

Cubs Fan
Cubs Fan
1 year ago

Joc has been tearing the cover off the ball this spring and will be an every day player in a decent offense.

– Do you think this is his breakout year? Counting stats and a decent average?

– Joc or Franmil?

Hebrew Hammer
Hebrew Hammer
1 year ago

Grisham placed on 10 day IL to start the season. Picking up O’Neil as utility bat (have Trout in CF)

Shitwolf
Shitwolf
1 year ago

Thanks man

Hey I have my 12 team h2h OBP league drafting tomorrow can I ask you a few questions? YA? ok GREAT
a) After I draft is it ok to flex my team on here and ask for a rating?

b) Question A kinda feels like the fantasy equivalent of asking for a peen rating on onlyfans

c) I am drafting 9th and was looking to grab Bellinger, but after doing a few mocks Yelich available at 9 and Bellinger has been cool to grab on the turn. Do I risk Belly to try and greed both! I feel like both can be top 5 in the league! AM i too greedy!??

d)From the mocks I have been waiting till round 7 and grabbing either ryu or sonny gray is this to greedy also? Feel like even if i miss those two I could probably grab 3 guys from ur sexytime point on the list. it is a net svs/holds league as well so I can always fill in high strikeout RP with nice ratios end of draft.

Thanks man

Shitwolf
Shitwolf
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

B)I bless the material onto you sir!

Consider it a small repayment from all the material I have stolen from you ;)

C) Am down to Gamble like ya boy Rudy!

D) word

Norman Ginsberg
Norman Ginsberg
1 year ago

I see you’re still rating Framber ~ 360, implying you do expect him back in the reasonable future. Houston has not been generous on providing any update on his status. When are you postulating he’ll come back — early June?

Jonathan
Jonathan
1 year ago

Hey Grey,

I drafted last night for my only league in this year. This is a 10 team roto league, 6×6 (R, RBI, HR, SB, AVG, OPS / W, SV, K, WHIP, ERA, Holds), with 29 players rosters. Just looking for some feedback / ideas on what to improve:

Position – Player – First number is where I drafted – (Second number) is your ranking in the top 500

C Sean Murphy 238 (201)
1B Pete Alonso 38 (28)
2B Gurriel Jr 118 (77)
3B Moncada 63 (43)
SS Mondesi 23 (18)
OF Soto 3 (3)
OF Blackmon 58 (42)
OF Franmil Reyes 138 (93)
Util Bichette 18 (12)
Util Anthony Santander 143 (97)
BN Andres Gimenez 163 (116)
BN Eric Hosmer 178 (92)
BN Austin Riley 183 (149)
BN Gio Urshela 198 (134)
BN Carson Kelly 223 (225)
BN Jared Walsh 278 (123)
BN J.D. Davis 283 (148)

SP Luis Castillo 43 (46)
SP Ryu 78 (56)
SP Sonny Gray 83 (69)
SP Plesac 103 (86)
SP Jesus Luzardo 123 (88)
RP Kenley Jansen 98 (118)
RP Richard Rodriguez 158 (115)
RP Tanner Rainey 203 (316)
RP Pete Fairbanks 218 (288)
RP Trevor May 243 (258)
BN Austim Adams 258 (-)
BN Matt Barnes 263 (211)

Fred Garvin MP
Fred Garvin MP
1 year ago

1. Closers are the new catchers.

2. I want Matt Albers to make a return to the back end of the White Sox bullpen so they can have “Crochet and Tubbs” pitching in leverage situations.

3. On all your various teams, do you do much hedging, i.e. diversifying your player portfolio even with guys you are less than fond of?

William Hung
William Hung
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

and kyle lewis must be on all 10 if your draft went like mine

Fred Garvin MP
Fred Garvin MP
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

I credit the strength of your convictions. I like the idea of drafting teams until you get all the guys you want on various teams. I ended up with no Bohm, Mondesi, Yordan, or Plesac. Also no Bellinger or Story, but that had more to do with draft pick positioning.

William Hung
William Hung
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

same – Alonso went right before my first pick post keepers, so I settled on Tim Anderson, which I think worked out well with the way cheap steals ended up not being so cheap with the way my league drafted

FrankGrimes
FrankGrimes
Reply to  Fred Garvin MP
1 year ago

Ha

ERad
ERad
1 year ago

Here we go! I feel a little bad about another rate my team post but I’m gonna pony up for the full year Razzball subscription so we’re even!

My squad feels prettay prettay razz-ish, my closers are meh but sagnof

10 team 6×6 (OPS and K/9)

C. Falafel
1B. Matt Olson
2B. Ozzie Albies
3B. Vlad Jr (K)
SS. Dansby Swanson
CI. Ke’Bryan Hayes
MI. Dylan Moore
OF. Aaron Judge (K)
OF. Nick Castellanos
OF. Ketel Marte (K)
OF. Luis Robert
OF. Lourdes Gurriel
UT. CJ Cron
UT. Andrew Vaughn
BN. Kolten Wong
BN. Luke Voit (K)

P. Shane Bieber (K)
P. Julio Urias
P. Pablo Lopez
P. Tyler Mahle
P. Zach Eflin
P. Freddy Peralta
P. Craig Kimbrel
P. Amir Garrett
P. Joakim Soria
BN. Adam Ottavino
BN. Giovanni Gallegos
BN. Dustin May
BN. Elisier Hernandez

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
1 year ago

Hey, meant to ask, where are you getting that the Royals are going to committee pen? I’m still reading it’s Holland until bust.

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
Reply to  OaktownSteve
1 year ago

Just added my first RCL stream of the year. Logan Webb, come on down.

William Hung
William Hung
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

The monkey has Holland, Barlow, Staumont in that order

William Hung
William Hung
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

oh for sure – very few closers are safe though, to be fair

J-Money
J-Money
1 year ago

What up G,

Back for another year! Appreciate all your pre-draft prep work, excellent content and some great laughs, per usual. The obligatory “how’s it look” post:

12 team H2H 6×6 OPS & K/9 with SV+HLD

C – Ramos
1B – Hosmer
2B – Marte
SS – Lindor (K)
3B – Chapman
MI – Anderson (K)
CI- Bohm
OF – Acuna (K), Yelich (K), Myers, K. Lewis (182!)
U – D. Moore
B – E. Escobar

SP – Lynn, Luzardo. Gray, Gausman, P. Lopez, Means, Pineda, Pearson, Odorizzi
RP – D. Castillo, R. Rodriguez, Gallegos, May

Thanks brother.

J-Money
J-Money
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Thanks man! Here’s to a great season

Scott
Scott
1 year ago

Just drafted in a 16 team 5×5 obp auction. Grey and other commenters, what do you think of this team? Anything I should focus on improving?

C- Kelly
1b- Alonso
2b- b Lowe
Ss- bichette
3b- devers
Mi- willi castro
Ci- E. Escobar
Of- Harper
Of- Luis Robert
Of- Moore
Of- A. Hays
Of- renfroe
UT- Rowdy
UT- O’Neill

Sp- Giolito
SP- Burnes
SP- Sixto
SP- Eovaldi
RP-Romano
RP- Soria
RP- Wittgren
RP- Rainey
P- Bassitt

BN-Pearson, Staumont, A. Sanchez, Kikuchi, India

Thanks!

Scott
Scott
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Thanks, Grey!

Should I be looking to flip Sixto or Burnes for a power/obp guy? If so, any ideas that stick out?

(I’ll also check your rankings again to see who is in that range).

Yeah I’m excited about India. Hope he’s Taj Mahal and not curry inspired diarrhea.

Sagacious Sally
Sagacious Sally
1 year ago

Hi Grey –

I can’t believe the season is just a few short days away. So excited for a full season, hopefully. Anyway, had my draft Saturday and, of course, I wanted your opinion. H2H NL only Points League I know points isn’t your speciality, but I always go to your anyway because, well…your opinions have helped more than not. League’s points system fairly standard, i.e. pt per TB, r, rbi, bb, SB +2, CS -1; pitching: pt per k, 10 win, -3 loss, 8 save, 4 qs, 3 h. BA and ERA unique twist: a batter who hits 350 for week nets 14 pts, 600+ 24pts; pitcher with no earned runs nets 24pts, 3.00 = 12pts, etc. Starting lineup must include one at every position with 2 DH spots (any position) and 4SP, 2RP.

C-Posey
1B-Hosmer
2B-Moose
3B-Bohm
SS-Baez
OF-Grisham
OF-Tapia
OF-Peralta
DH-A. Dickerson
DH-Cronenworth
Bench: Wong, Stephenson, Rojas, Hilliard, B. Reynolds
SP-deGrom
SP-Darvish
SP-Stroman
SP-Gausman
RP-D. Williams
RP -G. Gallegos
Bench: Gonsolin, Webb, Martin, Rainey, Rutledge (it’s a keeper league and have him for $1)

Would you make a deal for Blackmon? I probably could get him for Stroman/Gausman + Hilliard.

The FA pool, as you can imagine, is week. I’m thinking of putting in an aggressive bid for Desclafani, especially if I trade away one of Stro or Gausman.

Always appreciate your feedback.

Thanks.

Sagacious Sally
Sagacious Sally
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Thanks Grey. I appreciate you very much. Yeah, I had some god keepers. It’s a $260 auction draft. I protected deGrom, Darvish, moose, Hosmer, peralta, Wong, Baez.

I can roster 2 FA picks and have $50 to spend for the year. Left the draft with 26 players and roster size can never exceed 28. Should I put a bid in for any of the following this week or next? If so, how much of my budget should I spend? Desclafani, Moronta, Kintzler, Villar, Vogelbach, Locastro, Both.

Thanks again for all you and your staff do. Loved the podcasts, articles and everything.

Sagacious Sally
Sagacious Sally
Reply to  Sagacious Sally
1 year ago

Bote not “Both”

Sagacious Sally
Sagacious Sally
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Will do, thanks. Be well!!

Stream Weaver
Stream Weaver
1 year ago

What’s up Grey. NL only I give JD Davis and Arcia for Hampson?

Perfect Game
Perfect Game
1 year ago

Patrick Corbin’s velo isn’t up from last year. His K/9 this spring is also under 7.

Sonny Gray’s has back issues and you have been against pitchers with back problems in past posts.

I’m in a QS league. Who would you take would you take between the two today?

Perfect Game
Perfect Game
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Thanks Gray.

One more – I was offered Snell for Corbin AND Paddack. I can replace Paddack on the wire with S. Gray (he was dropped for some reason after draft by someone). Again, it’s a QS start league and Snell hasn’t gone 6 in forever and only once exceeded 130 IP. Take Snell for Corbin and Paddack?

On another note, your rankings always make my draft fun and easier. Much appreciated.

James LeGade
James LeGade
1 year ago

Grey- We have a 7 pick snake at the end of our Auction and I have first pick because… well… I’d rather not go int that. But any way; I had have pick o the litter for SAGNOF… who should I grab???

Bard
Bass
McGee
Romano
Soto

Jeters Never Prosper
Jeters Never Prosper
1 year ago

Please let me know where I need improvement. 14 team redraft roto. usual 5×5 categories.
C. Narvaez, Ramos,
1B. Olson
2B. Albies
SS. Bogaerts
3B. Devers
MI. W.Castro
CI. Wendle
OF. S. Mater
OF. Ozuna
OF. Margot
OF. Nimmo
U. Mullins
U. C.Hernandez
U. Naylor
U. Av. Garcia

P. Giolito
P. Woodruff
P.I. Anderson
P. Civale
P. Mahle
P. Pineda
P. Eovaldi
P. Means
P. Ottavino
P. Wittgren

Res. G.Cooper
Res. Quintana
Res. Lucchesi
Res. G.Richards

Jeters Never Prosper
Jeters Never Prosper
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Thought I was low on steals so I bought W.Castro, Mullins and Margot. Hernandez for Avg. and Runs and S.Marte gives some power plus steals. 14 teams x 30 players counting reserves it’s hard to get everything 420 players deep. Any deep players you’d recommend?

Jeters Never Prosper
Jeters Never Prosper
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

TY.

Cram It
Cram It
1 year ago

People all like “how’s my 8-team keeper draft look?” and I’m over here excited that Yolmer Sanchez got sent down, opening the door for Ramon Urias to see playing time.

Cram It
Cram It
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Oh you know he’s in your lineup anytime he starts in Colorado!

captain obvious
captain obvious
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

No!!!

Sal
Sal
1 year ago

Where in Jersey are you from? Do you expect Rosenthal and tanner scott to close?

MarvPesos
Marv
1 year ago

Hey Grey,

12-tm H2H cat keeper (keep 10) CATS – (9) R,H,HR,RBI,SB,BB,AVG,OPS,XBH – (8) W,CG,SV,K,GIDP,ERA,WHIP,QS. LIMIT of 40 moves – no streaming

Just drafted last night, def a weird draft with so many odd calls it had me second guessing my own rankings. Either way, team below. Will need to move Voit to IR when he gets listed but what do you think and any wire targets to scoop up right away that slipped through undrafted?

WIRE
HIT – A. Nola, L. Taveras, K. Seager, B. Posey, B. Anderson, A. Hicks, G. Hampson, N. Senzel, R. Grichuk, J. Berti, H-S. Kim, A. Dickerson
SP – N. Eovaldi, M. Minor, MadBum, J. Lindbolm, M. Keller
RP – M. Melancon, M. Barnes, E. Pagan, J. Soria, H. Neris, C. Martin, G. Gallegos, J. Diekman

My team:
C – Mitch Garver
1B – L. Voit
2B – K. Marte
3B – Eugenio Suarez
SS – T. Turner
CI – P. Goldschmidt
MI – I. Happ
LF – C. Yelich
CF – M. Conforto
RF – R. Laureano
Util – E. Hosmer
BN – T. Mancini
BN – J. India N/A

SP – W. Buehler
SP – S. Gray
SP – A. Civale
RP – J. Hader (RP)
RP – E. Diaz (RP)
P – T. Mahle
P – J. Means
BN – B. Singer
BN – T. Gonsolin
BN – D. Dunning
BN – J. Montgomery

Thanks bud
Marv

MarvPesos
Marv
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

yeah well a lot of this is thanks to the Razzball team, you guys are crushing the draft prep / articles, thanks!

Yeah, Mancini is 1B eligible. Kinda nice because I can try him out, see if he can still hit that long ball (need the HR help) and if not eventually swap him out. He was a late round pick either way.

thanks.
Marv

captain obvious
captain obvious
Reply to  Marv
1 year ago

Hampson

Thundershoe
Thundershoe
1 year ago

Happy Monday, Grey!

A. Got a trade offer: My A. Vaughn for their Stroman + another side piece (e.g. Pomeranz, G. Crotchet). Which side do you like? For context, I’m in a H2H points league. My trade partner is in love with Vaughn, but I’m also interested in seeing if he can turn into a long-term keeper, esp since his keeper price will be just $7 next year – yah, I know it’s probably waaay to early to be thinking about that.

B. How would you rank: Kikuchi, L. Webb, D. Jeffries, and Skubal?

Nightpandas
Nightpandas
1 year ago

Morning FML

12 team 5×5 + ops/k/9 and s+h draft last night

C ISF
1 Olson (k)
2 Marte
3 Moose
Ss Lindor (k)
Lf Stanton
Cf Buxton
Rf Meadows (k)
U Blackmon (k)
U Bichette (k)
Bn Haniger

Sp Berrios (k) Lynn (k) SGray McCullers Alcantara Plesac Gonzales Odorizzi Bassitt Kokichi

Rp Karinchak Diekman Ottavino

Tried for balance, you likey? Might look at another rp like Bummer Treinen or Barlow on the wire

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
1 year ago

Eternity: The time between when you draft your last team and the start of the baseball season.

Is it late for another couple of bold predictions? Here are a couple:

Will Smith will lead the majors in saves. Throw out 2020. Smith was very, very good in ’18 and ’19. He’s one of the handful of guys who has been named the 9th inning guy for a good team. Top 3 closer this year.

Mondesi will finish a top 10 player. I tried to get as many shares of Mondesi as I could and was already dreaming on a 20/50. Now, and this isn’t guaranteed to stick, it looks like he’s going to hit 3rd. 3rd! The chatter around him this spring is that the bat looks really good. He will be drafted inside the top 10 next year.

The Astros have had Kyle Tucker in the middle of the order pretty consistently in the last week. Today they have a pretty opening day looking line up that looks like: Altuve, Brantley, Bregman, Tucker, Correa, Alvarez, Gurriel, Chas McCormick, Maldonado.

Per O’s beat writer, Santander expected for opening day.

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
Reply to  OaktownSteve
1 year ago

Grabbed Framber in the last round of a 12 team mix NFBC this weekend. He’s kind of a fun mystery here. He’s out for the season! He’s not out for the season! He’s got predator blood!

Then *crickets*

Swaggerjackers
Swaggerjackers
Reply to  OaktownSteve
1 year ago

I think you were the one pushing Stanton as a huge profit in the comments last week. You convinced me! Took him just inside the top 100 this weekend. Sucks that he’s burning up my Util but a lot of teams are stuck in the same boat.

Did you get some shares?

OaktownSteve
OaktownSteve
Reply to  Swaggerjackers
1 year ago

3 Stantons out of 7 teams. I’m always nervous when I convince somebody of something. Perpetual prayer circle this year!

swaggerjackers
swaggerjackers
Reply to  OaktownSteve
1 year ago

It makes a lot of sense to roll the dice on Stanton around pick 100 or so. The facf that he has a built in injury discount while he’s healthy at the moment is pretty awesome. This is an OBP league, which boosts him even further.

With 3 IL slots, I won’t mind it when he gets hurt because then I get the joy of using my UTIL again. :)

AL KOHOLIC
AL KOHOLIC
Reply to  OaktownSteve
1 year ago

ive got him in 4 of 6

fausto
fausto
1 year ago

did a 12 tm job while sous chefing last night

how bad is it ? honestly??

c.s.murphy
1b.olson
2b.happ
3b.rendon
ss. story
Ci Rizzo
Mi Semien
OF Yelich
OF Teoscar
OF Franmil
OF V. Robles
Util Schwarber
BN India(just in case)
BN Grichuk
BN W. Adames( just think its his yr)

SP L. Castillio, Maeda, Hendricks, Bassit, Stroman, Elisier Henandez, Ed. Rodriguez, Manea

RP WIll Smith, Jordan Romano, yimi garcia.

so as you can see i need to go to sagnof city my sb options are
Hampson
Tapia,
Straw
Margot
Kiner-Falaefa is available if you think hes better than Murphy.

as far as saves
Fairbanks
Staumont,
G. Soto,
Rainey

sorry the formatting and punctuation may make this a nightmare thnks for dealing with me.

fausto
fausto
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

thank you means a lot coming from the boss CBS gave me a 10th of 12 place finish. I’m not counting on many closers getting more than 30ish saves so I’ll sagnof those as best I can. I’m going for hampson Ithink. carrying 3 SS elig only seems a lil cray.

lindorphins
lindorphins
1 year ago

Hi Grey! Love all the work you guys do here as well as Patreon.

Just had my draft in a 12-team, H2H 7×7 (R, HR, RBI, K, SB, AVG, OPS // K, W, L, ERA, WHIP, K/9, SVHD). We can keep up to four players each year and I kept Trout, Lindor and Mondesi (was also going to keep Eloy to but FML) and in our league there’s no round implications for keepers, so having kept three that just means I start drafting in the fourth.

Anyway, curious what you think. Thanks!

C – Danny Jansen (FA afer IL moves)
1B – Matt Olson (5th, 60 overall)
2B – Max Muncy (8th, 85 overall)
3B – Ke’Bryan Hayes (9th, 108 overall)
SS – Francisco Lindor (Kept)
LF – Dylan Moore (11th, 132 overall)
CF – Mike Trout (Kept)
RF – Nick Castellanos (4th, 48 overall)
UT – Adelberto Mondesi (Kept)
UT – Franmil Reyes (7th, 84 ovearall)
B – Andres Gimenez (13th, 156 overall)
B – Raimel Tapia (14th, 157 overall)

SP – Hyun-Jin Ryu (6th, 61 overall)
SP – Dylan Bundy (10th, 109 overall)
SP – Kevin Gausman (12th, 133 overall)
RP – Matt Barnes (20th, 229 overall)
RP – Nick Wittgren (21st, 252 overall)
P – Chris Bassitt (15h, 180 overall)
B – John Means (16th, 181 overall)
B – Diego Castillo (FA afer IL moves)
B – Alex Reyes (FA afer IL moves)

IL – Chris Sale (17th, 204 overall)
IL – Noah Syndergaard (18th, 205 overall)
IL – Nate Pearson (19th, 228 overall)

lindorphins
lindorphins
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Ha, thanks! Thinking about trying to swap Moore for Verdugo to help with runs and average (I think I have enough speed to make that trade off). Verdugo went just before Moore but he needs a 2B so hopefully it works out.

Thanks again!

Bo Duke
Bo Duke
1 year ago

Pick one for a 12 team 6×6 QS please & thanks.

Jefferies
Justus Sheffield
Frambler
Antone
Skubal

NUX
NUX
1 year ago

I just picked up Kyle Isbell in a 15 team league. Hope he makes the roster, after the Royals sent down Nicky Lopez, it looks more likely. Maybe they plan on moving Whit Merrifield back to 2B? I memba Isbell lighting up Arizona Fall League in like 2019 or something.

Anyways, he didn’t even make the cut for Itch on his 2021 Top 10 Royals prospects. And I know he hasn’t hit above Single A yet either. So he’ll be a quick drop if he doesn’t end up making the squad. Just curious if you’ve looked at him at all yet for 2021 though?

NUX
NUX
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

True True, yea I saw that the Prospectonator says that if given 500+ ABs, we could expect an 11/11/.211 season from him. Lots of elevens going on there. Also, he has 2B ELIG in this Fantrax league I mentioned, so that helps a little too. Just a FAAB dart, I’m honestly ready to drop him after hearing you say this.

KevinB
KevinB
1 year ago

Hey Grey! Please give your opinion on my team … RCL … I drafted from 9th position.

C- McCann
1B – P. Alonso
2B – Segura <– I don't know what even happened here. lol
3B – Devers
SS – Story
CI – E. Escobar
MI – Bo Bichette
OF – Conforto
OF –Blackmon
OF – Santander
OF – Renfroe
OF – Dylan Moore
UT – Christian Walker
Bench – Berti, Hays

SP – Sonny Gray (7), Bundy (9), Gausman (10), Musgrove (14), J. Montgomery (21)
RP – Barnes, Richard Rodriguez, Rafael Montero, Kennedy, Reyes Moronta

KevinB
KevinB
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Thanks for the compliment and assessment of my team.

I decided to following the instructions you layed out in the “2021 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep, Pitchers’ Pairings” under “The Safety Dance”. It was hard to resist the SP that were out there between in the 4th and 5th rounds though, but this gave me an opportunity to build up my hitting.

Robert
Robert
1 year ago

Keeper league 5×5 11 teams.
C. Vasquez 1b. V. Guerrero 2b O Albies SS: G Torres
Mi: B Lowe 3b E.Suarez Ci J. Abreu
Out: S. Marte, E. Rosario, T. Hernandez, T. Grisham, V. Robles,
U. Y Alvarez.
P: G Cole, S.gray, C. Paddack, P. Lopez, W. smith, A. Garrett, R. Rodriguez, J. Means, A. Bass,
Bench: K. Schwarbe, P. Corbin, Taylor Rogers, Mike Minor.
I feel fairly deep team, lots of second tier closers. But good power and speed. Thoughts?

Coconut Willie
Coconut Willie
1 year ago

During my research in my virgin tour of FBB, as a 59yr old, I found your style to fit with my sense of humor.

I’d appreciate if you could hammer my selections… I’ve heard my back end of OF is a bit weak, but I know there is time to fix. I’m in a 12 team mixed 5×5 with saves/holds.
C – Kelly
1 – Olson
2 – Biggio
SS – Story
3 – Edman
OF – Comforto DMoore Solak
SP – Woodruff Snell Bundy Mahle Singer
RP – Diaz Pressly Wittgren
P – Fairbanks
Bench – Taveras Wendle Wong
Menaea Green B Keller Kikuchi

Coconut Willie
Coconut Willie
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

Thanks… I’ll be interested to follow on how to fix that..

Coconut Willie
Coconut Willie
Reply to  Grey
1 year ago

I’ll try. Haniger, Robles and Castro still available. Dump someone for any of them?

Eric
Eric
1 year ago

Hey Grey,

Just had my draft tonight and think I did pretty damn good. I had keepers on Xander and Adalberto Mondesi. And then I took Lindor with my first pick…. and then I just couldn’t help myself when Tim Anderson was there in the fifth round!

So now I have 4 top-10 SS with only three slots for them to occupy: SS, IF and UTIL.

As my team currently stands, I am pretty balanced on offense with a lot of speed/avg guys as well as a couple big boppers. I’m going to try to trade at least one of my SS for a solid SP.

I know it’s somewhat of a loaded question, but if you had to trade one of them, who would it be? It’s worth mentioning that with the keeper rules in my league, if I kept Mondesi again next year, he’d replace my second round pick – which as of now I don’t think is worth doing.

So I’m leaning toward Mondesi being the odd man out… let me know what ya think! Btw, 12-team H2H with QS.

Thanks!

Aubrey Plaza's Pillow
Aubrey Plaza's Pillow
1 year ago

anybody know if keepers go in earliest or latest rounds in espn? this’ll determine the draft order as we keep an odd number. used to yahoo/fantrax where you can put them wherever you want.