I don’t understand this.  The Padres’ Triple-A affiliate made a run for the Triple-A championship against the Yankees’ affiliate, so the Padres were holding down their top prospects to play in the championship.  On the surface, it seems straightforward enough.  Making run for championship, want best players there.  Okay, I get that part.  The part where I get lost, WHY DO YOU CARE IF YOU WIN A TRIPLE-A CHAMPIONSHIP?!  Sorry, my keyboard got sticky the other day when Giancarlo returned.  Don’t ask.  The Padres are in the business of winning AAA championships?  I don’t remember the Yankees keeping Gary Sanchez, Aaron Judge and Tyler Austin in Triple-A to help their Triple-A team.  I’d love to go into the Padres’ front office, throw some furniture against a wall and start screaming, “Let’s win some major league games for a change!”  They need a organization-wide readjustment, and Grey Albright, Fantasy Master Lothario (don’t abbreviate it), is just the man to do it!  So, with this said, the Padres called up Hunter Renfroe and Manuel Margot (and some other guys).  Margot and Renfroe, who sounds like a name that exists to only be said by Scooby Doo, are top 100 prospects.  Margot is straight SAGNOF this late in the year, maybe could provide a few steals in the last ten days, and Renfroe is the exact opposite, with a chance to provide a few dingers.  They’re not going to make much impact in ten days.  Too bad they had a Triple-A playoff run to attend to first.  Which they lost!  Anyway, here’s what else I saw in fantasy baseball:

Paul Goldschmidt – 2-for-4, 3 RBIs and his 22nd and 23rd homer.  Au Shizz!  Well, lookie, lookie who decided to come to the 2016 homer party.

Gary Sanchez – 3-for-4, 3 runs, 5 RBIs and his 18th and 19th homers, hitting .337.  Those were his fourth and fifth homers in the last four games.  Shoot (not you, Dick Cheney), he has 19 homers in only 43 games.  The Yankees only have 11 games left, so serious question, has anyone ever won Rookie of the Year in less games than 54 games?  I’m not sure all of youse realize what is going on here.  Sanchez is a top 12 catcher in only seven weeks.  If I would’ve ranked Sanchez in the top 12 and said he won’t be up until August, you would’ve had me committed.   And this is after not committing me for numerous other offenses.  Have you seen how many times Grey Albright refers to himself in third person?!

Brian McCann – 4-for-5, 1 run, 1 RBI.  I would appreciate you taking your role of Barbra Hershey and getting out of Sanchez’s spotlight!  Be the wind, McCann!

Alex Cobb – 1 1/3 IP, 7 ER.  So, what you’re saying is you’re not all the way back from surgery?  Cool, message received.

Brad Miller – 2-for-4 and two homers (29, 30).  There’s so much power this year, Brad Miller has 30 homers and you didn’t even blink twice!  I mean, when you first saw it.  I see you blinking now.  I get it.  Okay, you can stop now.  Seriously, enough with the blinking.

Corey Dickerson – 2-for-4 and his 22nd homer, hitting .243.  Yanks and Rays exploded for eight homers yesterday, making Tropicana Field look like The Juice’d Box.

Colby Rasmus – Still dealing with vertigo.  Also, he keeps seeing Kim Novak everywhere he goes and he inadvertently talks like Jimmy Stewart.

Evan Gattis – 2-for-4, 3 RBIs and his 29th and 30th homers, hitting .249.  Where’s he ranked next year for catchers?  4th?  I’m done fighting the Lucroy schmohawk nonsense, Posey obviously, Gary Sanchez, then who?  Ramos?  Realmuto?  Gattis?  Feels pretty obvious in my mind.  Damn, can it be next January already?  This is a sickness.

Collin McHugh – 5 2/3 IP, 2 ER, 8 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA at 4.61, and the win.  McHugh put up what I would consider the least acceptable streamer result.  Lowering the bar, one McHugh at a time.

Daniel Murphy – Still sidelined.  His leg is not responding to treatment, because he feels uncomfortable having a grown man massage him.  You know what I bet is going on with Murphy?  He’s trying to back into winning the batting title.  What a douche.

Trea Turner – 1-for-5 and his 12th homer, hitting .342.  Turner, you give me fever.

Christian Yelich – 1-for-4 and his 20th homer.  One more and his homers can drink before him.

Yadiel HernandezNats signed the latest Cuban export.  The Cubans really love these Y names, huh?  Yuniesky, Yulieski, Yunesky, Yoan, Yasmany, Yoenis…  Y?  I don’t know.  Back in 2014 (his last year playing in Cuba), Yadiel hit .369 with seven homers in 85 games, and now he’s 29 years old.  What does that translate to in MLB?  Sticking with the Y theme, Yunel.

Aaron Sanchez – 6 IP, 1 ER, 7 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA at 3.12 vs. Felix Hernandez – 7 IP, 0 ER, 5 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA at 3.61.  This matchup was billed as NC-17, F-Her and the Dirty Sanchez.  No one under 17 admitted unless they have a mustache and a sibling’s ID card.

Jose Bautista – 1-for-5 and his 19th homer, hitting .231.  I get the sense that people aren’t going to discount Bautista as much as I am next year.  I get a Tulo vibe from him.  Like people are still going to put Bautista in their top 50 and I’m not sure he’s a top 100 player for me next year.

Jesus Sucre – 3-for-3, 1 run, hitting .474 thru six games.  Could be a hot schmotato.  Could also be that I put Jesus Sucre into my Google translator and it says, “Diabetes.”

Scott Kazmir – Set to start on Friday, returning from thoracic spine inflammation, which sounds awful, but at least it’s not a blister, right, Rich Hill?

Matt Moore – 1 IP, 6 ER.  Gonna channel my Elizabeth Warren, “Is it or is it not your intention to make the NL West look as hard as the AL East?  Yes or no, Mr. Moore!  Yes?  Or… No?!”

Yasiel Puig – 1-for-4, 3 RBIs and his 11th homer.  Just what you expected from him back in March, except you didn’t expect it to only happen after you dropped him in June after three months of terrible hitting.

Johnny Cueto – Unlikely to make his next start due to his groin.  He’s also unlikely to get some biznasty with his hootie-hoo due to his groin.

Lorenzo CainRoyals announced Cain….Sugar!’s unlikely to return this year, which I thought was already a known fact like don’t order fish on a Monday and never get the seafood chowder.

Salvador Perez – 2-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 21st homer, hitting .249.  Not a great year for Sal P., but if you set him and forgot him as Ron Popeil suggests, you could’ve done worse.

Danny Salazar – Playing catch at 75 feet.  So he’s throwing the ball at roughly 6 soccer teams?

Corey Kluber – 6 1/3 IP, 2 ER, 8 baserunners, 9 Ks, ERA at 3.11.  Racist!

Cody Allen – 1 IP, 1 ER, and his 28th save, ERA at 2.71.  Mean’s while, Andrew Miller worked a scoreless two-thirds of an inning to lower his ERA to 1.54.

Carlos Santana – 4-for-5, 1 run, hitting .251.  So Smooth, so Supernatural, so not Shin-Soo.

Jose Ramirez – 3-for-3, 1 run, 1 RBI, hitting .315.  Don’t think I’ve talked much about Ramirez this year.  He has 10 HRs, 22 SBs… What happened?  I fell asleep!  Did I miss the Mr. Robot finale?  Oh, Ramirez, yeah, okay, um, yeah, I think I know why I didn’t talk about him much.  Not a bad year, especially for a waiver wire grab.  Especially, Part 2:  This Is Especially Especial, his position eligibility this year was awesome.

Tyler Goeddel – Was hit in the head by a pitch and will go for the full range of concussion tests.  Some of the questions found on that test:  are Brangelina still a thing?  If Angel Pagan and Angelina get together, would it be Angelangelina?  Or Pagangelina?

Tommy Joseph – 2-for-5, 2 runs, 3 RBIs and his 21st homer, and hitting near .500 in the last week, and four homers in the last ten days.  About three days ago I owned him for one game (of course, a game where he did nothing), and I should’ve held him.  Howard might still see a couple of games as he bids adieu, because Phillie fans need time to shower him with batteries, but I would own Joseph.

Jerad Eickhoff – 7 IP, 3 ER, 7 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 3.75.  Stream-o-Nator loved his start yesterday, and doesn’t hate Eickhoff’s next start, but I’d be tentative about hassling with The ‘hoff.

Chris Sale – 4 IP, 6 ER, ERA at 3.23, with this horrid start coming against the Phils.  This start by Sale obviously had a higher meaning.  That meaning was some denigrate gambler in Vegas was betting his last $100 on Sale, and someone needed a lesson taught.  “I swear this will be my last bet, if I lose.”  Quietly to himself, “I’ll never lose.”

Adam Eaton – 3-for-4 and his 14th homer.  It’s as good a time as any for me to point out how boring Eaton is.  14 homers breaks down to about one home run every 12 games.  When you’re living that, it’s deadly boring.  He has 12 steals, which is worse.

Todd Frazier – 1-for-4 and his 38th homer, hitting .221.  Frazier’s going to be a tough guy to peg next year.  I don’t fully buy into him being this bad on average, and, if he’s not, 38 HRs and 12 SBs, rights a lot of wrongs.  Yeah, I’m a Frazier truther.

Nomar Mazara – 3-for-4, 1 run, 2 RBIs.  Yesterday, I said he was a hot schmotato.  Today, I’m saying relatively the same thing.

Zack Cozart – Doubtful for reminder of the season.  Somewhere Salieri is laughing wildly.  Somewhere in the 18th century.

Billy Hamilton – Likely done for the season.  Reds’ manager, Bryan Price, “We’re getting to that point where the realism portion of this deal is fading real fast.”  If Price were a realist, he would’ve shut down the Reds in April and went fishing until he found a few starters.

Dexter Fowler – 2-for-4, 3 runs and his 13th homer, and his 3rd homer in his last eight games.  Save some of that for ‘unsung hero time’ in the playoffs.  Speaking of sung (kinda, go with it), who’s going to be the first MLB player to take a knee during the anthem?  Won’t be Pedroia, because, ya know, he has a sore knee.

John Lackey – 7 IP, 2 ER, 6 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA at 3.39.  Aw, sook-dogs, Lackey says, “Nuh-uh, Hammel, that last playoff rotation spot is mine.”  Until Steve Bartman accidentally runs over Lackey’s toes with his Ford Escort.  “Wasn’t me!”

Sean Rodriguez – 2-for-4, 3 RBIs and his 18th homer and his sixth homer in the last ten games.  Damn, I thought the schmotato run was over and dropped Sean-Rod.  All right, guys and five girls, we’re going back in!

Chad Kuhl – 6 IP, 1 ER, 6 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 3.73.  Sky’s title yesterday, “Say B***** Be Kuhl,” won the non-Rudy Razzball title of the year.  Sky gets Grey selfies delivered directly to his Hotmail account.

Andrew Benintendi – 1-for-4, 3 RBIs and his 2nd homer, hitting .317.  Lot of possible outcomes for him next year, but to give you two:  he takes the Jackie Bradley Jr. route and looks like a bust next year, only to emerge in 2018 or he breaks out next year.  Honestly, I’m not sure which way it’s going to go.

Clay Buchholz – 7 IP, 1 ER, 5 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA at 5.00.  Yeah, there’s no way of knowing what he’s going to do from start to start, and this time of year, you really have to have your back against the wall like Daniel Murphy at a bathhouse to start Buchholz.

Ubaldo Jimenez – 5 1/3 IP, 0 ER, 8 baserunners, 8 Ks, ERA at 5.71.  I don’t know who peed in his coffee but he’s pitching well in September.  And by ‘peed in his coffee’ I mean it as in Barry Bonds just shot up and took a urine test into Ubaldo’s coffee which would have medicinal properties.

German Marquez – 5 IP, 1 ER, 5 baserunners, 3 Ks, ERA at 3.48, in his first start for the Rockies.  I.e., you can ignore him for fantasy.  Fun fact!  Every Nazi who immigrated to Argentina adopted the name German Marquez.

Nolan Arenado – 2-for-3, 2 runs, 4 RBIs and his 39th homer.  *Buzz Aldrin checking his fantasy team on the moon, planting flag, sees the flag wave*  It’s a Torenado.

Tom Murphy – 1-for-4, 3 RBIs and his 5th homer, hitting .310.  I’m not convinced we’d have anything to see here if he didn’t play his home games in Coors, but, guess what, he does play his home games in Coors.

Asdrubal Cabrera – 1-for-5, 2 RBIs and his 21st homer.  Hitting near-.315 in the 2nd half, near-.350 in the last week, .200 in the last day.  One of those sample sizes matters.

Bartolo Colon – 6 2/3 IP, 2 ER, 6 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 3.12.  Colon is a top thirty starter on the year, according to the Player Rater.  Seriously.

Jay Bruce – Sat out yesterday.  Not sure how the Mets expect to do anything without their top midseason acquisition.  I mean, without Bruce, they’d be doing so much worse.  Is this coming through in sarcasm font?  I’m not sure I’m doing the HTML correctly.

Steven Matz – On track for Friday’s start.  No joke, wasn’t deGrom on track for a start last week?  Can the Mets just stop?  Please.  It’s sad.  They’re like the guys outside the bar at 2:05 AM trying to take home a drunk girl.  Just go home and sleep it off, Mets.

  1. Malicious Phenoms says:
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    Gary Sanchez is the fastest guy to 19 homers in baseball history…

      • Malicious Phenoms says:
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        @JeF WiTh 1 F: Fuck the Mets

          • Malicious Phenoms says:
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            @JeF WiTh 1 F: Fuck you and everybody that looks like you..haha

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Malicious Phenoms: But what hitter has won the ROY in under 60 games? Any?

      • Malicious Phenoms says:
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        @Grey: See below

  2. Malicious Phenoms says:
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    Torenado’s 39th homer was a GRAND slam.

  3. Malicious Phenoms says:
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    BRad (30) and Gyorko (27) have 57 homers between them…I think the Roger Maris family needs to be there to see which gets them to 61 first..

  4. Malicious Phenoms says:
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    Starling Marte pinched hit last night. He should play today.

      • Malicious Phenoms says:
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        @Grey: Agreed, which makes zero sense. They are not gonna make the playoffs. Shut him down to avoid further injury at this point..

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Agreed

  5. jb says:
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    ** SPOILERS ** Argggh, I can’t believe I watched that show. All I can say is I thought they cleared him. Maybe they arrested a couple more of the wrong suspects if he indeed is guilty. It is such a weird cold case, but truth is stranger than fiction, and it answers most, if not all, of the unanswered questions. Who am I talking about? The suspects are Jay Bruce, Joey Bats, Joe Blanton, Jerry Blevins, Jeff Bagwell, Jason Bay and old man Jim Bouton. Put them in a lineup in a little girls dress, blonde wig and makeup, give them a flashlight and pineapple and the killer will reveal himself. Do a facepalm and don’t look if you don’t want to see an image you won’t be able to scrub from your eyes ever again. All of this to lead into Paxton @MIN or wait until the weekend and fingernail biting time?

    • jb says:
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      @jb: 12-tm std H2H and I need wins or strikeouts and era or whip.

      • Malicious Phenoms says:
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        @jb: Hey jb (Jon Benet) hehe, I would start Paxton there…SON is only 3.9, but I think Pax gets what you need..

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @jb: I’d start him if I needed wins, it’s risky

      • jb says:
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        @Grey: Will look Pax over again. In another league (one move left), I already have Nova and Miranda rights (or is he lefty?). I can go Pax @MIN (risky), Taillon v WAS, Alex Reyes @CHC, Gsellman v PHI, Musgrove v LAA, (schmoes: MGonzo @CLE), Cashner v ATL), if necessary. My opponent has Kershaw, MadBum, Scherzer and others so suffice it to say he’s got some quality. Yet, I’m leading by one WV and prolly got SV. I’ll give him SOV, but would like to take ERAV or WHIPV which he leads right now.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Okay

          • jb says:
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            @Grey: Oops, my bad. I didn’t ask in the form of a question. Which three would you go with out of:
            Pax @MIN
            Taillon v WAS
            Alex Reyes @CHC
            Gsellman v PHI
            Musgrove v LAA
            Schmoes: MGonzo @CLE or Cashner v ATL

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Gsellman, Taillon, Musgrove

              • jb says:
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                @Grey: Gracias, Grey!

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  De nada

  6. Mike says:
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    I’m in a 4 player keep league. I’ve got trout, Harper and manny locked up for next year. Now the tough question:

    Corey seager or Gary Sanchez. I no doubt thought the obvious answer is Corey, but the way the sanchize has been swinging the bat, I’m kinda scratching my head a little.

    • Malicious Phenoms says:
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      @Mike: Seager, no doubt!

    • JeF WiTh 1 F says:
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      @Mike: Seager

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Mike: Seager

  7. J.J. says:
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    Somebody just dropped T.Frazier in my keeper league(keep 10). Which of L.Cain, Sano, Buxton, Puig would you drop for him. I know that Cain isn’t playing the rest of the season. Question is who is worth more as a keeper. I know that he will be snatched up as soon as I drop him.

    • FKA Ralph says:
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      @J.J.: if it’s a ten or twelve team league, I would cut Cain. The others have upside to be really special. I think he’s sort of whatever in that depth of a league.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @J.J.: Cain

      • Jj says:
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        @Grey:
        Would you
        Rather start
        Paxton @ OAK
        Samardzija vs COL

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Samardzija

  8. eric says:
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    Rank order FA pickup:

    Gray at LA
    Paxton at Minn
    Pomeranz at TB
    Snell vs NYY

    Thank you

    • JeF WiTh 1 F says:
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      @eric: Gray, Paxton..

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @eric: Agree with F

      • J.J. says:
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        @Grey:
        Would you grab Paxton over T.Walker?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah

  9. eric says:
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    Top two ROS HR/RBIs:

    T Joseph
    A Cabrera
    R Healy
    Semien
    Markakis

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @eric: Joseph, Healy

  10. EnglishMetsFan says:
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    Re: Salazar
    Are those one footed soccer teams?
    That’s a good analogy of how useful Danny is right now.

  11. AdamH says:
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    Which guy to stream for today only? Need all hitting stats except steals at this point.

    T Joseph
    B Miller
    Maybin (2 games)
    K Vargas (2 games)
    J Ramirez

    Was leaning toward a double header but you featured the other three above.

    Thanks!

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      @AdamH: Or Pujols. Someone just dropped him recently.

  12. RePete says:
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    Last question of the season; just looking for ERA and WHIP, how would you rank these starts?

    Paxton @ MIN
    Norris vs KC
    Hammel vs STL
    Fister vs LAA

    Thanks for all your advice this year!

    • JeF WiTh 1 F says:
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      @RePete: Hammel is the safest play out of those, after him I’d go Pax then Norris both really risky as far as ERA and WHIP are concerned

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @RePete: Hammel, Pax

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Malicious Phenoms: He made the announcement while evilly nibbling on pineapple

      • Malicious Phenoms says:
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        @Grey: HA!!

  13. Papasmurf says:
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    Streamed T Murphy.

    First 3 ABs, why the smurf did I do that?

    Final AB, oh yeah.

    The magic of Coors.

  14. Scott says:
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    Sale went from cutting up his shirt, to cutting up my ratios. :(

  15. Philsfan76 says:
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    Fun fact of the day- Willie McCovey won the ROY in 1959 whilst playing in only 52 games.

    • Philsfan76 says:
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      @Philsfan76:

      .354 batting average
      13 home runs
      38 runs batted in

      • JoeG414 says:
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        @Philsfan76:
        No other Rookie got a vote that year . He won 100%.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Philsfan76: There ya go, that’s what I was hoping to see… Pretty impressive… Thanks!

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    Have two more adds for the week and need two more streamers. Drop one of my bats (Franco, Kepler, asdrubal, grichuk, Simmons for Suarez @sd, cashner vs atl need a win and qs

    Or wait till tomorrow after hellickson pitches and drop him for a weekend streamer?

    • Ddv says:
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      @Ddv: Paxton @min also an option

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Ddv: I’d try Cash

      • Ddv says:
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        @Grey: grichuk gets Cubs, Franco gets mets, Simmons gets Houston which guy is the drop

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Simmons

  17. Drexel Hill Dragons says:
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    After Alex Cobb took a dump on my ratios, I need a few quality streams during this Championship week. Below I’m ranking my favorite 6 streams that are available, but I only have 4 moves left.
    So long story short, which 2 should I avoid?

    Ivan Nova vs. WAS (has been stellar at home, last start was his first stumble in a while)
    Daniel Norris vs. KC (smooth sailing against a struggling KC offense – 6 IP/2 ER)
    Mike Fiers vs. LAA (besides his Cubs shellacking he’s been very solid lately)
    Eduardo Rodriguez @ TB (he’s been pretty darn good on the road)
    Joe Ross @ PIT (worried he might max out at 5 innings, and if he has any trouble probably looking at a 4 inning outing or less)
    Gsellman vs. PHI (SON likes this the best, but Gsellman worries me, and the Phils have been hitting decent of late)

    Thanks! Besides the streamers I still have Verlander, Thor, JoFer and Jon Gray lined up.

      • Drexel Hill Dragons says:
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        @Grey: Just making sure, were Gsellman and Nova your favorite two out of these, or the two to avoid from those choices?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d start those two

  18. Ddv says:
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    @Ddv: also down 2 saves and 3 net saves with a bullpen that has Edwin, Hudson, Strickland, barraclough, Giles, would you suggest losing a hitter for another reliever?

    Getting one of these cats could be The difference between win and loss

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Ddv: Sure

    • knucks says:
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      @Ddv: Your question is stated somewhat strangely. We dunno what other relievers are out there… asking something like that isn’t gonna help you much. List out who you may want to grab. Do you have bench players that you don’t need? Who are you talking about “getting” because it sounds like the guys you listed are guys you already own?

  19. The Hack says:
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    I thought they called it the gaslamp or maybe you are throwing out the craft signal to ROYCE!

    • Malicious Phenoms says:
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      @The Hack: Yup in San Diego, it is the gaslamp district

      • The Hack says:
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        @Grey: god damn rudy!

  20. Ante GALIC says:
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    Grey!

    Excellent write-up, creme de la creme. Enjoyed it!

    a. Sorry for being late to the party, had to do some stuff with my wife….

    b. Horatio Caine (aka CSI Miami) quote of the day (September 22)

    Tripp: Thanks. Sure. That’s the first time I’ve ever taken a car ferry to a dead body callout. Listed this as the address. Caller didn’t leave his name, but she said the voice sounded like a male.
    Mr. Wolfe: Whoa That’s creepy. Who exactly owns this place?
    Tripp: Deed is in the name of a living trust with no named beneficiary. It’s untraceable.
    Mr. Wolfe: Looks like old money.
    Tripp: Not exactly warm and cozy.
    Mr. Wolfe: Uh-uh. No.
    Tripp: Oh, my God.
    Mr. Wolfe: Never seen a body this pale before. There’s no blood in it.
    Horatio: It’s very difficult to remove blood from a body if the heart’s not beating, so more than likely, she was alive when this happened.
    Tripp: Dispatch said an anonymous male called this in?
    Mr. Wolfe: Yeah, anonymous male caller.
    Horatio: Take a look at this. This is weird. She’s got two puncture wounds in her neck. They’re not from a needle.
    Mr. Wolfe: Those are bite marks.
    Horatio: Bite marks. I hate Halloween (cue the queue of sunglasses).

    Cheers,
    Ante

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Ante GALIC: A. How long you home for? B. Nice!

      • Ante GALIC says:
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        @Grey: Grey!

        Have to go back this Sunday, then back to work on Monday.

        Cheers,
        Ante

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          For how long until next vacay?

          • Ante GALIC says:
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            @Grey: Grey!

            Next cycle starts exactly 56 days from the day of arrival, so 8 weeks from September 26. That’s November 21, a Monday.

            Cheers,
            Ante

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Nice! Long vacay

  21. Ante GALIC says:
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    Grey!

    Btw, no mention of Howie Kendrick from yesterday’s game? Shame.

    a. His name in English – Howie Kendrick
    b. His name in French – ‘Owie Kendrique
    c. His name in rural Quebec – Ahhhhhh, ouuuuuuuuui! Kendrique!

    Cheers,
    Ante

    • The Hack says:
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      @Ante GALIC: I think that’s the funniest thing you have ever posted

      • Ante GALIC says:
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        @The Hack: Ha!

        It only took 10000 posts – Malcolm Gladwell was right!

        Cheers,
        Ante

        • The Hack says:
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          @Ante GALIC: I’m glad it went well

  22. Scott says:
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    I need Braun and Calhoun to put my fantasy team before their families today.

    Ain’t I a stinker?

  23. Scott says:
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    Tom Murphy is going to be away from Coors for awhile. Swap him out for Yasmani Grandal?

    • Malicious Phenoms says:
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      @Scott: I would, he has zero hits outside of Coors..

  24. Moscowitz says:
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    Mazara or Healy?

  25. Scott says:
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    Considering I don’t need Steals, which MI is a good batty call today?
    Dietrich (L) vs. Collmenter (R) at home
    Swanson (R) vs. Urena (R) @MIA
    TJ Rivera (R) vs. AMorgan (L) at home
    Freddy Galvis (S) vs. SLugo (R) @NYN

  26. The Hack says:
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    Throwing furniture doesn’t count when it’s a folding chair

    • Malicious Phenoms says:
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      @The Hack: what about a futon

      • The Hack says:
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        @Malicious Phenoms: grey couldn’t pick up and throw a futon

        • Malicious Phenoms says:
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          @The Hack: Yeah, Grey does have limited upside, with him being a short people.

          • The Hack says:
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            @Malicious Phenoms: it’s not that he’s short he’s just muscularly opposed

            • Malicious Phenoms says:
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              @The Hack:
              muscularly opposed = puny?

  27. Rufus Xavier Sasparilla says:
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    Grey, technically, you started the catcher questions. So, if you had both Sanchez and Schwarber in a dynasty, whom would you sell?

    • Cram It says:
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      @Rufus Xavier Sasparilla: And he answered it. If he’s ranking Sanchez 2nd behind Posey….

      • The Hack says:
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        @Grey: I’d hold both. Schwarber can get outfield eligibility in the Madd world. Schwarbs could be an asset that would yield a higher retun later. Max return is kinda key in dynasty IMHO. I blew it on Lester this year by trading him too soon. And now I’m stuck with a player I’m discounting

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          There ya go

        • Malicious Phenoms says:
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          @The Hack: That is exactly why I traded for Schwarber in my dynasty, love the upside in that Cubs lineup and the Wrigley factor.

  28. VinWins

    VinWins says:
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    A couple of callbacks. That league I was leading in ERA – Cobb took care of that.

    Also, in 1 of my RCLs the leader has not touched his team since May 1. I’m catching up, but slowed my progress yesterday by using Cobb, Moore, and Luke Weaver.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @VinWins: Wow, someone is leading an RCL and hasn’t touched it since May 1st? He (or I guess she) has avoided all injuries?

      • VinWins

        VinWins says:
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        @Grey: I guess Duda is the only player that’s really missed any time.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          And his pitchers are all locked in and good?

          • VinWins

            VinWins says:
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            @Grey: Kluber, Lester, Kennedy, Gausman, Hill. I guess Hill missed a fair bit of time, too. But that’s over 800 IP with a 3.06 ERA and 1.12 WHIP. (And Hendricks has been on the bench). 117 saves from Familia, Papelbon, Colome, and Gregerson.

            Offense includes Trout, Semien, Frazier, Dozier, Votto, Beltran, Daniel Murphy, Bruce, and Braun. (DeShields on the bench).

            • Malicious Phenoms says:
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              @VinWins: Well at least he or she didn’t over manage…

              • VinWins

                VinWins says:
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                @Malicious Phenoms: True. Should have spread out their 9 moves over 5 or 6 months though.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Crazy… No risk of falling under 1000 IP?

              • VinWins

                VinWins says:
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                @Grey: No, they are there already with 200 innings from the RPs.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Wow, does this happen often in the RCLs?

                  • VinWins

                    VinWins says:
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                    @Grey: There’s 1 or 2 every year.

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      I guess it’s no different than Dalton Del Don doing admirable every year in the expert league and doing nothing on waivers for most of the year

  29. Harrison Ford in Air Force One says:
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    To your point of Y names in Cuba:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/02/world/what-in-the-world/the-ys-and-wherefores-of-how-cubans-name-their-children.html

    “The seeds for this unconventional nomenclature may have been planted by the Cuban revolution, which pulled parents away from biblical names. The influence of the Soviet Union, with its Yevgenis and Yuris, is also seen as a significant factor.

    Experts differ on whether the pattern is a sign of tribute or rebellion. The dissolution of the Soviet Union was disastrous for Cuba, the start of the so-called Special Period, an extended economic crisis and recession in the early 1990s.”

    I subscribe to the rebellion theory. People didn’t have freedom to do many things in their lives, so they gave their kids interesting names as an “F you” to the government. Kinda cool.

  30. danny almonte says:
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    Anyone…. in espn if i add a guy now for today, he can play for me today right? Or is it different for diff leagues…

    • Cram It says:
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      @danny almonte: Did you just join a league today?

      • danny almonte says:
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        @Cram It:

        No i actually joined this one a few years ago, but thanks for inquiring

        • knucks says:
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          @danny almonte: How do you make it through years in a league and not know the answer to that? I’m not being a smart ass. Just curious.

          Leagues are set up differently. Check the league settings.

        • Cram It says:
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          @danny almonte: It begs the question Knucks asked.

          • danny almonte says:
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            @Cram It:

            Deep roster dynasty league with mlb parent club ties and only 10 fa moves per year allowed. Im used to Yahoo, this is my only espn league, and in my yahoo leagues im conditioned to make FA adds the day before. In this limited moves espn league, I’ve only made 7 pickups this year, and always add the day prior. But i forgot to make an add yesterday. In the finals so can’t afford an empty slot today. 99% sure i can still do it.

            • Cram It says:
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              @danny almonte: There’s multiple ways you could’ve figured this out already. I can list them if you need further assistance.

  31. Randy Bobandy says:
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    My team had 9 hits last night – 7 of them were HR’s. Go team!

  32. dhouse42 says:
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    start tillman vs. boston?

  33. Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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    All else equal, in a keeper league (normal 5×5 stats) would you want a $19 Toddfather or $7 Jake Lamb?

    Thanks!

  34. Brian says:
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    Need saves and can only start 1. which OAK closer gets the call? Madson or Dull

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Dull

  35. SF says:
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    Need a couple more starts this week and these are my options:

    Hellickson, Pomeranz, or A. Miranda.

    And Cueto’s not worth the bench space right?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hellickson…. Lose Cueto

      • SF says:
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        @Grey: follow up question! Roll with pomeranz tomorrow or Norris on his next start? Thanks!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Norris

          • SF says:
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            @Grey: thanks Grey.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              No problem

  36. Tigres says:
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    Grey! Stage two!

    jon gray at LAD or Bauer vs white Sox? or both? need Ks, wins, have some ratio wiggle room.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      WTF is Stage 2? Seriously…. Gray

  37. William says:
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    Puig over his last 593 at bats: .255 / 22 / 83 / 8 with a .420 SLG and a .740 OPS

    That’s serviceable for a 4th or 5th fantasy outfielder. Play him, Dodgers!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

    • Malicious Phenoms says:
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      @William: The Dodgers are trying to justify trading three good SP prospects for Reddick, who sucks..Way more upside with Puig…

  38. ryanoger says:
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    Gray at LA
    Paxton at Minn
    Daniel Norris vs. KC
    Mike Fiers vs. LAA
    Eduardo Rodriguez @ TB
    Hellickson @NYM
    Miranda @Minn

    Which two above for a h2h league, need Ws and Ks?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hellickson, Gray

      • ryanoger says:
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        @Grey:

        thanks man

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

      • ryanoger says:
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        @Grey:

        Who’s the next in line on that list gray just got snagged…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Norris

  39. JoeG414 says:
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    Fun Fact:
    King Felix owns a 2.65 career ERA in 96 no-decisions – the lowest of any of the 245 pitchers with 75+ career no-decisions since 1920.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wow, thanks for sharing!

  40. Malicious Phenoms says:
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    Who would be your top 3 for 2017 only, out of:

    Gsellamn
    Kazmir
    Cashner
    Mengden
    De La Rosa
    Blair

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      None… Kazmir, Gsellman, Mengden

      • Malicious Phenoms says:
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        @Grey: LOL, I knew you would say none, but it is slim pickins on the waivers..Just want to add one more arm for 2017, as we are going to unlimited innings next season…

        thanks

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  41. Dr. Kenneth Noisewater says:
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    I lost an auction for 12 pairs of Asics last night. That would have held me over for a while.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      All the same pairs? 11 lefts and one right? Tell me more!

      • Dr. Kenneth Noisewater says:
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        @Grey: Haha, that’s just ridiculous. Don’t be absurd. Obviously it was for the same shoe, but in 12 different sizes.

        No, according to the description some guy needed to cut back on his over 300 pair collection.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          So it was like a grab bag? Just Asics but not sure which ones?

          • Dr. Kenneth Noisewater says:
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            @Grey: No, he had pics of the 12 in the lot. They were all Asics Gel Lyte III. He actually had 2 other auctions going also for 12 pairs each. They were nothing too special, just all different colorways.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Ah, gotcha… I wanna get in the kicks game! I need to spend my money on something other than vape

              • Dr. Kenneth Noisewater says:
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                @Grey: As long as they aren’t Yeezy’s. I honestly don’t understand those, I’m not hating, they just seem to be the ugliest shoe ever to me.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        HAHA

      • Dr. Kenneth Noisewater says:
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        @The Hack: Haha, had to look that one up. You Razzballers are so well learned.

        • The Hack says:
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          @Dr. Kenneth Noisewater: nah. We are old and that’s pop culture.

          I have these Asics all leather all black old man walking shows I bought for work. (Found them on clearance at the outlet) I wore them for about a month before anyone noticed I wasn’t in dress shoes. Love those things. Hands down best shoes for my fucked off feet (I have planter fascitis and diabetes )

          • Dr. Kenneth Noisewater says:
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            @The Hack: I’ve had a pair of all black leather Nikes for about 10 years that I wear as fake dress shoes every now and then.

            Just bought my first New Balance 997. They might be my new go to for comfort. Expensive though.

            • The Hack says:
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              @Dr. Kenneth Noisewater: the higher the number the more they cost for the NB. I go to the outlet when they have the buy 1 get one 50% off sale

    • Cram It says:
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      @Dr. Kenneth Noisewater: I loved my Asics. Most comfortable pair of sneakers I ever owned. Lasted me like a decade too.

      • Dr. Kenneth Noisewater says:
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        @Cram It: Yeah I haven’t had Asics in years, just got back into them recently. All of those 90’s style runners are great…unless you actually try to run in them now.

  42. City Slicker says:
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    Hey Grey looking for some help in a playoff after losing Carrasco and Salazar last week. What streamers do you like most to get a QS tomorrow? I’m trying to pick up 2 with Paxton, Gray, Davies, and Wisler the best available according to SON. Thanks for a great season and getting me this far!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pax, Gray

  43. PD says:
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    Hi Grey

    Love the daily recaps. Keep up the great work!

    Never too early to start planning for next year. Points-based, 16 team league. I can keep 5 guys but one has to be a pitcher. I have the following options and don’t know exactly who to keep. First number is the pick I give up to keep them Second number is the number of keeper years they have left. Who would you keep?

    Trout 1 (3)
    Madea 9 (3)
    Story 10 (3)
    Sanchez 12 (3)
    Dozier 14 (2)
    Harvey 16 (1)
    Cobb 20 (3)
    Lindor 22 (2)
    Joc 24 (2)

    I want to keep Trout, Story, Sanchez, Dozier and Lindor but I can’t keep all 5. And I have to keep at least 1 pitcher. Who do you keep?

    I may try to trade one of my hitters for a better pitching keeper, but nobody trades good pitchers in this league.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! Trout, Sanchez, Dozier and Lindor…Whatever pitcher you want, none are great, prolly go Cobb since cheapest

      • PD says:
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        @Grey:

        Thanks. I’m just gonna kick myself if Story turns into Tulo 2.0 (sans injuries) and I could have had him for 3 years as a 10th rounder.

        But I can always blame you for giving me the lousy advice if that happens, so it’s a win-win for me now.

        Well done.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha

  44. Patrick says:
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    thoughts on this TJ Rivera person? Hot Schmatato I am assuming? Drury went 0-fer against SD pitching(LOL) so I am cyclopsing other middle infielders…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hot schmotato

    • Cram It says:
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      @Patrick: Dude can hit, for average only really, but still.

  45. Ddv says:
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    Grichuk vs Cubs, Franco vs mets, Simmons vs Houston who’s the drop

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Simmons

  46. Huddy says:
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    My 1st year in fantasy baseball won best regular season in 12 team H2H weekly and currently in the semi finals, just want to express many thanks to Razzball for helping me along the way. Look forward to next season thanks again these have been great reads!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No problem!

  47. Shopgurrrl says:
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    Bail on Cobb?

    Was that flaming dump of a start an outlier or do you think he’s still not right healthwise?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, lose him

  48. Scott says:
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    After the Phillies crushed Sale last night, are you starting Lugo tonight?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  49. Scott says:
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    The problem with having a hot team is there’s no one to drop on short schedule days.
    #firstplaceteamproblems

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

  50. Scott says:
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    Here’s who I have not playing:
    Randal Grichuk
    Jean Segura
    Yasmany Tomas

    That doesn’t include the undroppable Kris Bryant and Jose Abreu

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Prolly lose Tomas and Grichuk now that he’s out of Coors

  51. Scott says:
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    Start Taillon vs. WSH at home tomorrow?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  52. Scott says:
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    Please pick 3 of these starts?

    Bauer vs CWS
    DeSclafani @MIL
    Fulmer vs KC
    Pomeranz @ TB
    Jon Gray @ LAD

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Fulmer, Gray, Bauer…Don’t love any really

      • Scott says:
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        @Grey: Would you rather start Hellboy, even though SON doesn’t like him?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I prefer Hellickson

  53. ebudz says:
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    10 team H2H Points

    Pitcher Scoring: WIN (+3), LOSS (-3), IP (+3), K (+1), BB (-1), SAVE (+3), HOLD (+1), ER (-2), HIT (-1), SO (+3), NH (+10), PG (+15)

    Yo Grey great call on Cotton, Eickhoff, and Colon so far! I’ve only used 3/24 starts so far in this championship matchup while my opponent has used 7/24 but I’m still up 10!

    1) Last day of matchup is Sunday 10/2 so there’s 10 days left so after starting Lugo vs. PHI (19.9) and Price @BAL (22.8) today, I’ll still have like 18 starts left til then so looking ahead to just the next 6 days or say I need help planning which starts I should definitely be using:

    Taillon vs. WAS (14.9)
    J. Gray @LAN (5.1)
    Paxton @MIN (3.9)
    Duffy @DET (-6.5)

    9/24
    Cotton vs. TEX (6.3)
    Nova vs. WAS (5.0)
    D. Norris vs. KC (1.7)
    Ray @BAL (1.8)
    Bettis @LAN (-12.2)

    9/25
    Pineda @TOR (18.3)
    Gsellman vs. PHI (13.2)
    E. Rodriguez @TB (3.7)
    T. Anderson @LAN (1.3)
    Richard vs. SF (-4.1)

    9/26
    Musgrove vs. LAA (11.8)
    McHugh vs. SEA (5.0)
    Colon @MIA (1.0)
    Cobb @CHA (-5.7)

    9/27
    L. Weaver vs. CIN (17.6)
    Eickhoff @ATL (4.6)
    Fiers vs. SEA (1.5)
    T. Anderson @SF (0.7)
    Lugo @MIA (-0.9)

    9/28
    Price @NYA (19.9)
    Taillon vs. CHN (14.7)
    B. Anderson @SD (11.3)
    Paxton @HOU (4.3)

    2) Also, are there starts there that I should maybe pickup to just block my opponent from using them and maybe getting lucky? I used that strategy already when I rostered guys like Gsellman, Musgrove an McHugh who totaled 34 points (on my bench) but at least my opponent couldn’t use them.

    • ebudz says:
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      @ebudz: Oops forgot Bauer vs. CHA (13.3) on 9/23 (tomorrow) …

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Taillon vs. WAS (14.9)
      J. Gray @LAN (5.1)
      Paxton @MIN (3.9)
      Cotton vs. TEX (6.3)
      Nova vs. WAS (5.0)
      D. Norris vs. KC (1.7)
      Gsellman vs. PHI (13.2)
      E. Rodriguez @TB (3.7)
      Musgrove vs. LAA (11.8)
      McHugh vs. SEA (5.0)
      Colon @MIA (1.0)
      L. Weaver vs. CIN (17.6)
      Eickhoff @ATL (4.6)
      Price @NYA (19.9)
      Taillon vs. CHN (14.7)
      B. Anderson @SD (11.3)
      Paxton @HOU (4.3)

      But maybe not start any on the 28th, cross that bridge when we come to it

  54. Swfcdan says:
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    Is it crazy to consider taking J Gray over Taillon next year in keepers? I could probably make the switch and do feel like Gray’s K upside is much higher. Coors is Coors but Gray seems to have made most of his best starts there, so he clearly has a clue how to pitch at altitude already. Is it crazy?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I prefer Taillon

      • Swfcdan says:
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        @Grey: Do you think Gray could become a fantasy ace for every other team though? Maybe not next year but in a few years time.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I think he could’ve been ace for any other team this year, Coors hurts him

  55. JimmyJackJames says:
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    Thanks for the write-up Grey, appreciate all the effort you put into these each day.

    Are you good with dropping Tulo and riding various schmotatoes at the rest of the year at SS – currently Asdrubal, Sean Rod?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No problem… Yeah, drop Tulo

  56. Scott Kimmel says:
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    Grey,

    I’m looking for a backup catcher this winter. The one that interests me is Gary Sanchez. I have three 3B (Machado, Donaldson, and Gurriel). The guy who has Sanchez said he wants either Donaldson or Machado for him. Said he has zero interest in Gurriel. Should I offer one of them (donaldson or Machado for Sanchez, or just pass? hanks in advance

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pass

      • Scott Kimmel says:
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        I thought when he asked for either Donaldson or Machado that he was kidding. But alas, he was not grey. He was dead serious. I still have Posey.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, crazy

          • Scott Kimmel says:
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            I think he is not worth a king sized ransom for a guy not playing a full season

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah

  57. Dr Y says:
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    pick up and start any, none or all tomorrow

    Paxton @min
    Bauer CWS
    Tailon WSH

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Taillon

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pax too

      • Dr Y says:
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        @Grey:

        Thanks, your daily blog is a reason why I’m in the ship!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  58. the tone ranger says:
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    how about [email protected], graveman home against Tex, cashner vs atl, or wisler @mia tomorrow

    any of these guys worth it?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Depends on how desperate… Graveman and Cash would be my faves

  59. Sportive Tricks says:
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    My mind is blown. I was about to go with Kazmir ($18.3) over Gray ($5.1) for tomorrow, but I see everyone recommending a Graystream in these here comments. Gray’s next start is against MIL($13.5) but it’s in COL . . . although he’s done pretty well there.

    Love yas!!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Kaz may not last more than 4 IP

  60. Scott says:
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    Annnnd Matz is scratched. I hate being a Mets fan.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, it’s shocking he was scratched

      • Doc says:
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        @Grey: I really like your translation of the mets’ injury report stuff, and when I saw the headline today, which I more-than-half expected, I keep thinking of the team that has one pitching arm that everyone uses, and how their injury reports are so mysterious and hilariously misleading

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Exactly!

    • Malicious Phenoms says:
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      @Scott: LOL and I was just reading how Collins was saying how good Matz threw yesterday…

  61. daze says:
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    Hey Grey
    I need help with Avg and SB
    You think Drury is getting cold. In his last 7 games he is batting 240 (6 for 25)
    4 Runs, 1 HR and 3 RBI’s
    I had dumped Marte for him when he was hot.
    Marte is back and batting lead off today Dont know how much he plays the rest of the way
    I can pick Marte, Margot or Hold ( I know Drury doesnt give SB’s) and dont know how margot plays either. Lots of unknows.
    What would you do?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      And Drury faces Gallardo in a hitters’ park tomorrow… I’d hold

      • daze says:
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        @Grey:
        ok thanks.
        Lets see what happens. Who knows Marte could sneeze and his back goes out on him again

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Exactly

          • SF says:
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            @Grey: Marte left the 3rd inning with an apparent back injury…

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah

  62. Todd25 says:
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    JUp with another homer, smh. now has 4 hr is last 5 games, and 17 since the ASB…. and the most ironic twist of all, he’s going to end the year with more hr (26 vs 26 now) and rbis (81 vs 79 now) than he did last year… hahahahaha (breathe breathe) hahaha… sigh. Remind us to stay away from him and just trade for him on the cheap during one of his patented massive slumps next year.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, exactly

  63. jacks says:
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    You finally bench Vmart and you’re feeling confident in that move as he sits with a bum knee for the first few games. Then he waltzes in to pinch hit and blasts a 3 run homer!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, ouch

  64. Larry G. says:
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    Would you rather have Miranda @ Minnesota or McHugh vs. Seattle for a weekend streamer? Categories are IP, W, K/9, WHIP, ERA, SV/HD

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      McHugh home

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Though not sure McHugh is facing Seattle if Miranda’s vs Twins

  65. VinWins

    VinWins says:
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    Nice Romine pickup. You’re starting to figure this game out!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks for noticing, Vin! But I think it might too little too late

      • VinWins

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        @Grey: Yeah, it is starting to look bad. Need some monster days.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Thanks for the vote of confidence, Vin! You were supposed to say, no, Grey, you got this!

          • VinWins

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            @Grey: I was going to, but you need to hit .354 with 30 HRs in the last 11 days.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              How’d you figure that out? Actually, don’t tell me, it’ll only depress me

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              I can’t stop getting steals though

              • VinWins

                VinWins says:
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                @Grey: I see that. I could use those 3. I picked up Margot today on a team I can gain 2.5 with a few extra steals.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Villar has really done so much than I could ever ask, but I wonder if I had Dozier if it would be a completely different story…

                  • The Hack says:
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                    @Grey: if you owned Dozier he would of sucked this year….I should of taken Villar for Salazar back around the all star break. I would of literally ran away with this

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Yeah

                    • The Hack says:
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                      you know you wanted to yuptcha me

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Isn’t that what I did?

                    • The Hack says:
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                      yeah is the new yuptcha

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Yuptcha

                  • VinWins

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                    @Grey: You wouldn’t have Odor probably if you had Dozier. Anyway, your draft position precluded you from getting Dozier. You would have had to take him with the 37th pick.

                    Also, you’re 4/24 today. Now you need to hit .363 the rest of the way.

                    • Grey

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                      Makes sense with Dozier… Yeah, the average is in a free fall at the worst possible time…

  66. Scott Kimmel says:
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    Grey,

    The guy made me an offer of Duvall and Quintana for Lucroy and Yelich. Thoughts?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d hold

      • Scott Kimmel says:
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        He has a few guys i like. Kemp, Lucroy, Yelich, Dozier. If I offered him Duvall and Quintana which two of the four would you ask for in return.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Dozier

          • Scott Kimmel says:
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            ask for Lucroy and dozier for Duvall and Quintana?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Sure, try it

              • Scott Kimmel says:
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                Said no to that. said no to dozier in deal. which leaves me Kemp, Yelich, FOwler, and Lucroy. WHo along with Lucroy should i ask for in return for QUintana and Duvall? He wants to do QUintana for Lucroy straight up.WOuld rather do a 2 for 2 deal. Please help grey

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Yelich/Lucroy then

                  • Scott Kimmel says:
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                    Thanks grey

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      No problem

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      Grey,

                      He wants to offer me Kemp and Lucroy for Duvall and Quintana. Should I insist on Yelich or agree to that offer?

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      That’s not terrible

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      what is not terrible

  67. matt says:
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    Do you like Hellickson vs Mets or Miguel Gonzalez vs clevland

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hellickson

  68. swaggerjackers says:
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    Yo G!

    I’m slugging it out right now for first place in a QS league. Which 2 starter should I pull from the garbage heap with the hope of getting a pair of quality starts next week?

    Ubaldo (@TOR, @NYY)
    J. Weaver (OAK, HOU)
    Smyly (@TEX, @CWS)
    McHugh (SEA, @LAA)

    These are dumpster fires indeed.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      None? McHugh, Smyly

  69. Hugman says:
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    Yahoo says that Kazmir has been dealing with a blister as well!
    I think I’m streaming him. Streamy thinks it’s a good idea. What say you?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I wouldn’t mess with him

    • The Hack says:
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      @Dr. Kenneth Noisewater: I would of went to the restroom slipped and fell and negotiated on the spot

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha… I would totally spend money on sushi like that if I could… I love sushi long time

  70. bossmanjunior333 says:
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    Finals!!!

    10team h2h obp (standard pitching categories all very close)

    1) Start all of these pitchers:

    Arrieta STL (Leake)
    Taillon WAS (Gio)
    Nova WAS (Ross)
    Musgrove LAA (Wright)
    Gsellman PHI (Thompson)

    2) Best Streamers of the bunch

    Norris KC (Ventura)
    Cotton TEX (Lewis)
    Lewis @OAK (Cotton)
    Kazmir COL (Gray)
    Gray @LAD (Kazmir)
    Walker @MIN (Santiago)
    Miranda @MIN (Duffey)
    Reyes @CHC (Hammel)
    Anderson @LAD (n/a)
    Boyd KC (Volquez)

    3) Which of the streamers do you prefer over the owned pitchers, namely Gsellman and Musgrove?

    4) Best Hitter for the next 3 days:

    S. Rodriguez (Gio, Ross, Roark/Cole)
    Gomez (@Graveman, @Alcantara, @Cotton)
    Grichuk (@Arrieta, @Hammel, @Lester)
    Mazara (@Graveman, @Alcantara, @Cotton)
    Granderson (Hellickson, Asher, Thompson)
    Ozuna (Wisler, Blair, Teheran)
    Joc (Gray, Bettis, Anderson)

    Thanks Grey!!!!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Sure 2. Cotton, Norris, Gray, Miranda 3. None especially 4. Granderson

  71. The Hack says:
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    MR streamed Ortero today and he rewarded me with a win! That’s like going to the market to grab some batteries and end up picking up and boning some broad

    • Grey

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      Haha

  72. The Hack says:
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    I love the beat in this song, never cared for the white guy (Evidence) but Raka is solid.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      That’s a great song!

  73. bossmanjunior333 says:
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    Which start do you like better: Gsellman PHI (Thompson) or Musgrove LAA (Wright)?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gsellman

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