Yesterday, across a doubleheader, Mitch Haniger went 3-for-8, 3 RBIs and his 3rd and 4th homer. After the arduous eighteen months that Mitch Haniger went through, it’s great to see him get in touch with his inner dong. If only someone would smack him on the butt to get it to poke out again. Now, now, that must be refreshening for Haniger, like a swim in a cool pond on a warm day, something he embraces since he no longer has to worry about shrinkage. Yesterday, was the first time in 18 months Haniger’s had any luck with hangers. Haniger’s had less luck with hangers than Joan Crawford’s kids. Okay, okay, OKAY! Enough! You’re liable to get Haniger testy, in theory at least. As for fantasy, meh, who am I kidding, I just wanted an excuse to razz him. If he stays healthy, he’s a solid number three outfielder. Too bad to stay healthy, his front side needs to look like the M’s new closer. Ya know, a Kendall. Anyway, here’s what else I saw yesterday in fantasy baseball:

Kendall Graveman – 1 IP, 0 ER, ERA at 0.00, and the save, as he replaces Montero as the M’s closer. For a while, Montero’s closer gig has had one foot in the grave, man. Now, it’s official. Graveman could be the closer for the next five months, or he could go sideways the next time out, and Montero gets the job back. Of course, you go for the current closer, so get out your knee-high waders, your barely-used shovel and start digging up loved ones to tell them the news, it’s Graveman time! Also, Keynan Middleton (1 IP, 0 ER) got the save in the 2nd half of the doubleheader, his 2nd, so Montero might not even be the back-up option.

Dylan Moore – 2-for-6, 2 runs and his 1st homer. “We should tie some kettlebells to his ankles and toss him overboard–Wait a minute! Dylan Moore just moved an arm! He’s alive!”

Justin Dunn – 5 IP, 1 ER, 4 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 3.72. His career BB/9 is 7.58. Dunn is well named, because he’s about to murder your ratios and you’re gonna be Dunn.

Matt Harvey – 4 2/3 IP, 2 ER, ERA at 5.02. Heard some people talking about how he added horizontal break on his curve, and all I could think is there’s a lot of gluttons for punishment. I am glutton-free.

Trey Mancini – 1-for-5, 2 RBIs and his 3rd homer. Trey with a trey! His average is bad (.163), but that could change this early with two good games. Think you have to take a strong dubya that he already has three homers.

Travis Lakins Sr. – 1 IP, 0 ER, ERA at 0.00. Nothing to say on him for fantasy, but just had to point out that he lists his name as Travis Lakins Sr. Is he worried about being confused with a toddler?

Tim Anderson – 2-for-5, 1 run, as he was activated from the IL. Kevin from ESPN’s “Get Him In Your Lineup” Department said, “You can make anything a pizza by putting cheese and tomato sauce on it….No, I get it. I shouldn’t have made a photocopier pizza.”

Lance Lynn – 6 IP, 2 ER, 5 baserunners, 10 Ks, ERA at 0.92. Really wanted that win, but I can’t fault Lynn, because if I fault him, it really makes me giving all my other starters a bye that much more goofy.

Jose Ramirez – 1-for-4, 2 RBIs and slam (3) and legs (2). After the game, Jo-Ram had his home run and steal removed from his statline because Lindor was traded this offseason. Unfortunately–What? He didn’t lose his homer and steal? Oh, weird, I was led to believe this offseason that Lindor leaving Cleveland would kill Jo-Ram’s value. Hunh.

Eddie Rosario – 1-for-3 and two steals (2, 3). More like Ameddie Rosario, amiright?

Aaron Civale – 6 IP, 1 ER, 7 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA at 2.18. “I am America and this is my Civale War!” Which is what I say as I’m setting my lineups. Normal, right? Civale gets the Pale Sox again next time out, and the Streamonator likes it, so go on Yonder Soldier.

Mitch Keller – 3 1/3 IP, 7 ER, ERA at 8.74. Can the Pirates trade Keller already so he gets good?

Colin Moran – 2-for-4, 1 run, hitting .311, and he will be in this afternoon’s Buy, which is already available on Patreon. How’s that for salesmanship? Selling you with the mention of a Pirates hitter!

Chris Paddack – 5 IP, 1 ER, 7 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA at 4.15. This was a start I will take, but not at all definitive in any way. I didn’t want him to get trounced, because I very much have him on teams, but if he did, at least then I’d know what to do with him. Yesterday’s start has me shrugging my shoulders. Onto the next start, I guess.

Manny Machado – 1-for-3, 3 RBIs and his 3rd homer. Macha Macha Manny!

Jake Cronenworth – 2-for-2, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 1st steal, hitting .358. Also, in this game, Jurickson Profar (2-for-4, 2 runs) and his 3rd steal. When FTJ returns today, and for the next two-ish weeks when he’s healthy, it might be the swan-Seong for Kim (0-for-5, hitting .194).

Nomar Mazara – Hit the IL with an ab strain. That really, really stinks. *two seconds later* Can Baddoo move up in the order now?

Tarik Skubal – 4 IP, 1 ER, 6 baserunners (4 BBs), 5 Ks, ERA at 6.08. Download Waze so you can locate the strike zone! Rim shot! Kazoo! Seriously, folx, that’s not good. Bit worried about Skubal, so the best case scenario (for this year) isn’t dramatically better than a streamer, if his command is atrocious.

Sean Manaea – 6 IP, 2 ER, 5 baserunners, 7 Ks, ERA at 4.32. This feels like the first pitcher all year that looked gnarly in his first start, but has settled down to be closer to what I expected. To think we ever underestimated The Man A’s, after it made tuna fish decent.

Matt Olson – 1-for-3, 2 runs and his 2nd homer. Please make me buckle up as he hits seven homers in a week. Please!

Stephen Piscotty – 1-for-4 and his 2nd homer. Could be heating up, or not. Piscotty doesn’t know! Piscotty doesn’t know!

Miguel Sano – 1-for-2 and his 2nd homer. That’s nice, now hit 27 of them before the All-Star break and we good.

Michael Pineda – 7 IP, 0 ER, 3 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 1.00. Ya know what’s funny that’s not funny at all? When I suggested you draft Pineda in the preseason, I was a little surprised I was recommending him, and I remember thinking, it’s kinda crazy to recommend Pineda. Looks like you have to be a little bit crazy. Told ya funny.

Adalberto MondesiRoyals are reporting he’s starting to do movements now. What is this, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly?

Jakob Junis – 5 IP, 2 ER, 6 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 1.50. Last time it was a monocle and a Streamonator. This time it’s a Streamonator and loosening up to pick up in some leagues. Junis better not turn on me.

Anthony Kay – 3 1/3 IP, 4 ER as he was recalled. Went like this, “We need a starter…” “Um…I’m thinking of someone.” “Who?” “Give me a second, kay?” “Sure, he’s good as any.”

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. – 3-for-5, 2 runs and his 3rd homer, hitting .413. Vlad’s not in the best shape of his life, he’s in the best shape of anyone’s life.

Jordan Romano – Hit the IL with right ulnar neuritis. To lose Yates and Merryweather to injuries, and then add Romano on top has to be grating. Grab Rafael Dolis everywhere you can.

Adolis Garcia – 1-for-5, 2 RBIs and his 1st career homer, though, he kinda hit one the night before. He went the oppo taco route both nights, and I was impressed with his power, but wasn’t sure about him, so went to look at his minor league numbers and my eyes did a little bulge out of their sockets. In his (and everyone’s) last year of Triple-A in 2019, he went 32/14/.253. Obviously, there’s an issue with contact, and he projects around a 35% strikeout rate, but power/speed guy in a lineup that needs anything plays. Might have to change my team names to Much Adolis About a Dolis.

Charlie Culberson – 1-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 2nd homer, and 2nd homer in three games, and hot schmo–Okay, no one’s actually picking up Charlie Culberson.

Nick Solak – 3-for-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 2nd homer, hitting .250. Maybe that will give Solak and me a small reprieve from people wanting to drop him, and focused more on Ian Happ.

Patrick Corbin – 2 IP, 9 ER, ERA at 21.32. Corbin Burnes > The Corbin burns. Don’t worry, they say it only burns when Patrick Corbin P’s. That Davey Martinez left him in so long means A) Davey Martinez was stricken with madness. B) Corbin is so behind, due to missing time, just needs to throw, and this is like Spring Training for him. C) There’s no C. Pretty sure it’s B, and Corbin needs the minor leagues to get up to speed, but who knows with that, so if your league is deep, bench Corbin until he shows any signs. Shallow leagues, you can move on, since this might take weeks or longer to correct itself. If at all. Yes, Corbin could be finished, kinda how I feel after having him on a team.

Eduardo Escobar – 2-for-5, 2 runs and his 5th homer. Honestly, it’s hard to even continue writing after getting the Corbin burns. Escobar.Edu has gone from bleh to hot schmotato to not making this afternoon’s Buy, because he’s owned in too many leagues.

Carson Kelly – 2-for-4, 2 runs and his 2nd homer, as he hits 2nd. Any ideas what he’s hitting average-wise? Oh, yeah, you’re way too low. He’s hitting .440.

Andy Young – 1-for-2, 4 RBIs and his 1st homer. Also, in this game, Pavin Smith (1-for-3, 2 runs, 2 RBIs) hit his first homer. It was Take Your Scrub to the Park Night, and Corbin was working the front gate, handing out homers.

Julio Urias – 6 IP, 4 ER, 9 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 3.86. Way to make the Corbin start not sting as badly.

Justin Turner – 3-for-3, 2 runs, 3 RBIs and his 4th homer. As mentioned on Thursday, Turner’s starting hotter than ever in his career, which could lead to a career year, or him getting hurt and missing 50 games, like every year. *emoji with hand on chin while waiting for an elevator with someone tapping their foot, driving it nuts*

Ryan McMahon – 2-for-4, 2 runs and his 6th homer. Okay, now we’re getting serious when he starts hitting homers in road games. His Launch Angle is dramatically different this year, and he’s actually hitting fly balls, unlike every other year. The breakout very much might be here.

Garrett Hampson – 1-for-5 and his 1st homer. As the ball soared, Bud Black walked to the top of the steps, chuckling, “The bat boy homered? Is that allowed?” Then Tapia explained to him Hampson is on the team.

Trevor Rogers – 5 IP, 2 ER, 6 baserunners, 7 Ks, ERA at 2.40. Unlike Bieber, deGrom or any of those schmohawks, seeing Rogers do well and not being on every single one of my teams really churns my cream! It burns my bridges! It taps my tree and out comes no syrup! Ya know, gets me mad! Should’ve had Rogers on all teams, that’s unforgivable.

Starling Marte – 1-for-3 and his 1st homer, hitting .319. I’m sorry, he’s just so yawnstipating. Couldn’t generate excitement for him after a six-pack of White Claw Surge.

Ian Anderson – 5 IP, 3 ER, 10 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 4.70. Imagine looking at Ian Anderson and Trevor Rogers and thinking you had to draft Ian Anderson around 90 overall, and not just wait until 250th or later overall for Rogers. That’s what people told you about two weeks ago. I didn’t. I told you to draft Corbin. Haha, the pain is real.

Pablo Sandoval – 1-for-1, 3 RBIs and his 3rd pinch hit homer. Rusty Tub!

Ronald Acuna Jr. – 2-for-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 7th homer, hitting .442. On the Player Rater, it’s kinda hilarious how it’s basically Tildaddy, and everyone else. There’s someone out there who had the 1st pick and didn’t draft Acuña and I’m sorry, but I am laughing very loud. I’ve been there. Just know you are not alone. We are here for you. To laugh very loud at you! Could you laugh at yourself too please so we don’t feel guilty?

 
  1. Bill says:
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    “Much Adolis About a Dolis” – this team could go up against “Much Baddoo About Akil”

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I like it too!

  2. galica123 says:
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    Grey!!!

    Fantastic report, mang!

    a. Don’t forget Renato (re-signed Tigers’ 1B) has the tilde in his surname, just not the same quality as Tildaddy’s obvi.

    b. Signed up McCann to be my catcher, dropping Dom from the Rox. Even if I lose my league it’s a win, right? J/k, don’t answer!

    c. Have a nice weekend!!

    d. Marx Brothers quote of the day for April 16, 2021

    Carmen Miranda (as Carmen Navarro): ‘Why you always chasing women?’

    Groucho: ‘I’ll tell you as soon as I catch one.’

    Copacobana (1947)

    e. Random Reggie Jackson quote of the day for April 16, 2021

    ‘If I played today, I’d stay in trouble. I’d be in the commissioner’s office all the time, I guess. I’d be everywhere – including where I wasn’t supposed to be.’

    Cheers,
    Ante

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No, you’re fantastic, Ante! And have a nice weekend!

      E. Reggie!

      • Ante Galic says:
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        Grey

        Thanks man

        You are appreciated.

        Got some help from a former colleague from Sacramento. She’s really kind and of course being both from North America we hit it off and have remained friends for 5 years.

        You have to watch the beginning of Copacobana (1947). Groucho and Carmen approach the coat check upon entry into the club. He takes the mink from Carmen’s coat and hands it to her saying ‘Take this and feed it some milk every 3 hours.’

        Cheers,
        Ante

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Thanks, you too! I have to watch all Marx movies again, it’s been too long

  3. Tom Emanski says:
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    Every day I read your daily notes, I feel proud when I get a couple of your jokes/references that I feel are “deep cuts.” Then there are even more that I realize I just don’t get the reference to. Then a couple times a summer, I am reminded how many jokes I don’t even realize I’m missing. I had my reminder when I noticed the Romano/grating joke when I reread his blurb. Good to get one reminder to read more carefully out of the way in April.

    All of that to say, it’s insane how you keep coming up with stuff every night. But thank you for using your genius for our entertainment and for the endorphin rush I get when I understand subtle references to 80’s TV shows and 90’s rap songs!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, thanks! Appreciate you!

  4. packers2018 says:
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    In two different 12 team redraft leagues with the same format I had one team go 42 AB and 0 hits. The other team went 50 AB and 20 H.

    They were drafted on the same day late March, $300 entry fee. I’ve always felt drafters know what they know but getting the right combination is the key. Sometimes it’s the guys you’re drafting with influencing the makeup of your team. The one big difference was the team with the 20H I had the 3rd pick and the ofer the 11th pick. Different mix of players by default.

    Has anybody ever went 0 for 42? Went from 1st to 5th place in one day…..

    • Kelly Denzik says:
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      I went like 1-42 on the final day a few years ago to loose my league by the narrowest margin.

    • Jeremy Burke says:
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      Worst was 1-32 on the last day to drop out of the money 2 years ago. Never 0-45 tho.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I hope it happens to me

  5. Juan GOATo is my religion says:
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    Morning Grey,

    1 – Jazz of Gimenez?
    2 – if JD Davis comes back would you drop him or other? (Canha/Luzardo)
    3 – Dolis over Luzardo or nah? Have plenty of pitching as this is a holds + saves league. Currently last in wins and K’s, leading in saves and mid table in holds, era and whip.

    Pitching staff is Luzardo, Sonny, Ryu, Castillo, Ynoa, McKenzie, Plesac, Montgomery. Jansen, Richard Rodriguez, Tyler Rogers, Barnes, A. Reyes, Clase, Alvarado

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      1) Jazz
      2) I’d lose Davis
      3) I’d keep luzardo for another start and see

      • Juan GOATo is my religion says:
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        Thanks DT!

    • Wake Up says:
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      Gimenez

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  6. Zmen says:
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    Dozier or tapia in a pts lg

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Tapia

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  7. LastPlace says:
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    Toronto. Ugh. Who is next in line after Dolis?
    Thank you!

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Not sure, maybe Phelps or Mayza

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  8. Newbvic says:
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    Dozier or tapia on a pts lg

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Tapia

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  9. SheaSeraSera says:
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    In my league, 12 team mixed 6×6 extra offensive is OPS, someone just flat dropped Soler. Is it worth a waiver wire bid for him to replace say Tapia or Schwarber as an extra/bench OF bat?

    I already have a few bats like Soler, (Yordan, Franmil, Scwharber) and I haven’t watched the Royals much, but I see he is still hitting in the middle of the order, and I am assuming he will get hot at sometime unless he has really lost it. Thoughts?

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Sure. Over schwarber if you want. All three are fringe players in a 12 teamer at the moment…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  10. Racehorse says:
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    Time to drop Ian Happ?

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      For who?

    • Wake Up says:
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      No

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  11. ERad says:
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    My seatbelts are fastened for the Olsen train!

    Choo choo!

    • ERad says:
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      Olson damnit but you get the point!

      • toolshed says:
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        Olson got hit on the hand the other day. Maybe it was all he needed it to get going. I remember a couple of years ago when he got hit and broke his hamate bone. He went on a burner like I have never seen. Usually when that happens, players lose their power.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, yes!

  12. curt c says:
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    Trivino or Graveman for the next month for saves??

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Trivino for me

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  13. Snakes Dundee says:
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    McMahon over Hiura? Too early?

    Who to drop for Sonny Gray coming off the DL? Paddack, Manaea, Griffin Canning, Jake Odorizzi?

    Thank you sir

    • Donkey Teeth

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      I think it’s too soon.

      I’d lose canning.

    • Wake Up says:
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      McMahon…and he’s back on the mountain…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  14. VinWins

    VinWins says:
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    I went to grab Dolis yesterday, but of course Truss beat me to it.

    • Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey says:
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      i had already went in a 20 teamer (start at least 6 max 7 RP) to grab dolis just after the merryweather injury. guys at TOR were trying real damn hard to get that closer job and wrecked themselves. had also nabbed graveman like a week or so ago to handcuff my montero. holds here too so i don’t care which of montero/graveman are getting whatever inning. had bass to drop easily there. nobody’s added bass since of course. now that dolis will be closing for a while can we get clase (slow drafted him here, dynasty) to NOT CLOSE and get karinchak some saves though, i kept or otherwise drafted karinchak in far more places (probably around 5, vs 2 spots with clase (even dropped clase in max 4 RP AL only with holds (added trivino, kept barlow (this was back when clase appeared to be no later than 7th inning, when wittgren got that save)).

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Laura beat him to it in our league

  15. tigres says:
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    Hurray, the bat boy homered! Had a little sonavabench with Civale yesterday, but figured better safe than sorry early in the season. Will start him next time out at home.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HA, yes

  16. LaRockakis says:
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    Mancini!

    Also, really cool that the Orioles played a doubleheader and both games were over before I got home from work. Just sensational. Amazing.

    Fuck Manfred.

    • LaRockakis says:
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      Just realized it was a get away day for both teams. My anger has subsided. But still, Fuck Manfred.

      • Rebar says:
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        Fuck Manfred!

      • Slimcompoop says:
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        Muck Fanfred!

        • swaggerjackers says:
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          Duck Danfred!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, I know

  17. VinWins

    VinWins says:
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    So, I had just picked up Culberson for the day when I read your blurb, and I said, “I’ll show Grey!” And I went and added him to another team.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Prove me wrong!

  18. Brett says:
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    Hi Grey, I need some help. 11 team league roto league 6×6 with extra categories OPS and Holds. We have daily roster moves and there is no max for innings pitched

    Current Roster: C: Mercedes 1b: Vlad 2b: Lux SS: Lindor 3b: Machado CI: Alonso MI: Baez OF: Acuna, Roberts, Bellinger, Senzel, Bryan Reynolds, Util Bohm

    Pitchers: Bieber, Lynn, Luzardo, Mahle, Civale, Means, Rodon, Trevor Rogers, Clase, Garrett, Reyes, May, Pagan

    IL: Merryweather, Tatis, Kyle Lewis.

    I need to make some roster decisions with Bellinger, Lewis and Tatis returning. With Merryweather hitting the IL I swapped him for bellinger already.

    I am thinking I can cut Reynolds to activate Lewis.

    My question is what to do with Tatis? I don’t have a starter I can cut and with daily roster moves it doesn’t make sense. I could cut a holds guy but that would hurt me in the category having only 1 holds reliever, also If I activate him I am putting Bohm on my bench to play tatis. Would you wait to activate Tatis? Or is he too good to stash in my IL?

    • Cram It says:
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      Lose Senzel and Reynolds

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Agree with Cram

      • Brett says:
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        If I lose senzel and Reynolds I have an open outfield spot on my roster. We play 5 (acuna bellinger Roberts senzel and Kyle Lewis)

        • Cram It says:
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          So you have zero bench spots? Trade a SS or drop an SP?

        • Cram It says:
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          Or drop Bohm I guess. Or trade a CI

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with Cram

  19. Jeremy Burke says:
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    Is Freddy Peralta a must get in all leagues?

    • Tom says:
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      Why wouldn’t he be, are there that many guys pitching better?

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Pretty much

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  20. Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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    Happy frigray! Who would you prioritize between Graveman and Dolis? Both seem pretty securely anointed based on latest treatment, though I guess all of Dolis’ competitors are on the IL.

    Also, where does Profar stack up for you to other 2B guys like Moore, Lowrie, Solano? Love Moore’s upside, but he’s batting low and the other 3 guys are top 3rd of the lineup.

    Thanks!

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Dolis for me.

      Profar is behind those guys for me.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Friyay?

      Agree with DT, prolly ahead of Solano

  21. Jeremy Burke says:
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    I read that Walker Buehler has had a drop in velo. I know results are good so far but is anyone worried?

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Not really

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  22. BAC says:
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    11 team 5×5 OBP

    Picked up Hiura off waivers and put him on the bench hoping he would regain some of his form but already losing patience.

    Drop Hiura or Vaughn for Escobar?

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Vaughn’s leash is getting short but I’m still holding a little longer

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  23. JC says:
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    12 team, h2h league. Ten hitting cats…singles, doubles, triples, HRs, BB, Ks, SB, Ave, runs, rbi. Nine pitching cats…W, L, Ks, HR allowed, ERA, WHIP, Saves, Holds, QS.

    Wire:
    Margot, Donaldson, Dozier, Peralta, Omar, Severino, Trevino
    E Rod, Soroka, Gallegos, Holland

    C- open
    CI – Abreu, Freeman, Chapman
    MI- Trea, Albies, Polanco
    OF- Robles, Winker, Kepler, Kelenic, Pham
    Util- Yordan
    IL- Springer
    SP – Burnes, Stras, Gausman, Pleac, Heaney, Montas, Eovaldi
    RP – Dolis, C Valdez, Trivino, Pom, Alvarado

    1. Roll without a catcher or fill? If fill who do I drop?
    2. Any swaps off the wire?

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Eovaldi for a catcher

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Montas not Eovaldi for a catcher

  24. Dave says:
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    Would you make this deal: I get Burnes and K. Hayes for my Vlad? Otteneu points league. Vlad has 3B eligibility this year only. He and Burnes are $1×2 while Hayes is $1×3.

    My staff is currently Woodruff, Gallen, Pablo, Alcanatara, Montgomery, Mahle, Heaney, Paddack, Montas, four good relievers. I have them all for at least this and next year for $1. I’d be more willing to drop some inconsistent SP deadweight with Burnes. But I’m super high on Vlad.

    • Donkey Teeth

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      I’d want Vlad

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  25. Bill says:
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    what up Grey

    in pts. league, Winker or Mountcastle?

    thanks man

    • Donkey Teeth

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      Winker for me

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      What up

      Agree with DT

  26. toolshed says:
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    Well I am a member of a local Corbin support group. I wish I could move on. It is really hard for me to let him go after 2 starts out of about 30. I won’t use him but he has a track record. His velocity is back where it was after being down last year. The layoff he had for the covid IL wasn’t too long. You wonder if it is mechanical. Obviously something ain’t right. The fact that his manager let him go back out there after that first inning is crazy. Maybe he gets skipped while he tries to work some things out. He may be done, but I think he is worth holding to find out at least for a couple more turns. I realize it is about as ugly as it can get and it is hard to do that for many people, but I’d rather hold until we see a little more.

    • toolshed says:
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      Correcrion his velocity was reported up in spring.

    • Cram It says:
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      I have multiple shares and I’m holding.

    • The Harrow says:
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      same manager left stressbird out there when he was getting destroyed, something was up with his mechanics and/or shoulder at the time. with stressbird, his fastball was really really slow and he couldn’t locate the curve that often either. he’s letting his SP get through their issues and/or injure themselves further as seemingly a point of principle.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Holding is fine, but on your bench

  27. Lennydykstraisjustmisunderstood says:
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    Hey,

    i have peralta, diaz and montero all eligibel as closers and just dropped moore yesterday to make room for Galen off the IL

    I don’t know anything about graveman is he worth picking up? What about Moore is he back?

    would you drop Montero and Arrietta for Moore and Graveman or look for better pickups?

    thanks

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Montero for Graveman. Those SPs are streamers imo.

      • Lennydykstraisjustmisunderstood says:
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        Thanks DT …………yep i picked them up due to injury and was going to drop.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  28. Vrugg says:
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    Grey, I’d appreciate your take on a couple of trade offers

    1. Give A. Riley and Mullins Get Bohm and Kiner-Falefa or Robles

    2. Give A. Riley and Lewis. Get Bohm and Kiner-Falefa or Robles

    Thanks!

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      I’d want Bohm and robles in both deals

      • LenFuego says:
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        Agree with DT, and I don’t think it’s close. Given a choice, I would lose Mullins over Lewis.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

      • Vrugg says:
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        Thanks for the advice, y’all.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  29. Kcc26 says:
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    Which side?

    Arozarena, clase and civale

    For Bellinger

    Gracias!

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Bellinger

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  30. Stl Squat Cobblers says:
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    Andy Kelly might be Andy Young…I’m the cheapest editor you’ll ever have!!

    • The Harrow says:
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      an easy mix up as pretty sure both c.kelly and a.young were part of the same goldy to STL deal. with your name pretty likely you remember the details of that deal.

    • Wake Up says:
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      Hahaha

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HA, oops, will fix, was wondering why it didn’t hyperlink

  31. Bluejaysfan says:
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    I have Lewis on IR but dont know who to drop next week.

    Who would you drop out of Nate Lowe, Eduardo Escobar, Luis Arraez, Andrew Vaughn or Brandon Lowe

    Thanks

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      I’d lose Lewis…or Vaughn if he hasn’t shown any signs of life

      • Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey says:
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        grey had k.lewis ranked like 38th overall, i highly doubt he’d be the drop for him. in a vacuum it’s very likely vaughn (vacuum assumes not dynasty)

        • aardvark says:
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          He must have meant luis

          • Donkey Teeth

            Donkey Teeth says:
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            Nah I’m just not into Lewis like Grey is

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              What a major L

    • Wake Up says:
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      Try a 2 for 1 trade?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lose Arraez or Vaughn

  32. Lennydykstraisjustmisunderstood says:
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    hey all

    i have montero and just dropped bundy yesterday……….

    is it worth picking up Kendall Graveman and bringing back Moore or just look for other opportunities?

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Graveman for montero

      • Lennydykstraisjustmisunderstood says:
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        thanks DT sorry posting twice it looked like the first time did not go through

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  33. ROTO OVERLORD says:
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    Lose happ for narvaez? Dont have a catcher and hes there atm

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Sure

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  34. ROTO OVERLORD says:
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    Better yet i just got carson kelly omfg wow

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Nice

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

  35. Kingslayer says:
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    AL Only 5×5 H2H:

    Drop Robbie Ray for Jake Junis?

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Sure

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  36. Bill Buttlicker says:
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    Well, well, well, look who grabbed Dolis out of desperation on Wednesday and is sitting pretty now … *reads Graveman/Montero blurb* … welp! Back to the drawing board.

    Couple early drops from impatient owners: Would you bid aggressively on Robles or Happ? Pretty shallow 12-team league, guys like Frazier are also floating around.

    Also got an IL spot opening up with Gray getting activated tomorrow. Elieser or Brendan Rodgers worth a stash or a waste of a move? Much appreciated, Grey!

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      I’d go after Robles

      • Bill Buttlicker says:
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        Thanks, DT!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  37. Coconut Willie says:
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    Rookie fantasy old guy here. Whose side on this trade:

    Bard
    Dolis

    Thank you

    • ROTO OVERLORD says:
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      I like dolis better team and wont have to battle for saves in col

    • Bob says:
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      Same question from a seasoned guy. Thinking of swapping Bard with Dolis but ???

      Closers have been a headache for me this year.

      • ROTO OVERLORD says:
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        its close probably preference at this point. I like how there is no compeition for saves in TOR if he does well he could runaway an hide with the job im thinking more ROS rather than short term with the move.

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Bard for me

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bard

  38. Powdered Toast Man says:
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    Our waiver moves are on Wed in AL only. Andletron has the COVID so needed a SS and grabbed Culberson. I’ll take it. Shout out to deep league Laura!

    Grey- Middleton in Seattle seems middling with his ratios. How does Garcia in Detroit look for holds.?

    Have a great weekend Master Lothario!

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      I prefer middleton

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT — you too!

  39. 406mtechdigger says:
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    Morning Grey! Thanks for the write up!

    Keeper points league with progressive $20 cost bump each year, which side you like?

    Turner ($120) Ty France ($20) Fried ($60)
    for
    Xander ($100) Verdugo ($40) Trevor Rogers ($20)

    Thanks!

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Trea

      • 406mtechdigger says:
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        Thankd DT!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  40. Stl Squat Cobblers says:
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    Spoiler alert: Who doesn’t enjoy watching Keith Ranieri play volleyball!! EX-specially in those short shorts!!
    Having said that, here’s hoping his fellow inmates brand him on the daily

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      You mean Vanguard?

      • Stl Squat Cobblers says:
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        Exactly. I’m guessing Vanguard will be violated repeatedly in his rear guard

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HAHA, he’s also…short

      • Stl Squat Cobblers says:
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        For a short, butt-ugly creep, he sure tricked some hot actresses (or hot daughters of actresses). Ah Cults!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          HAHA, yup!

  41. Q says:
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    Drop either of these for Trevor Rogers?

    John Means
    Jordan Montgomery

    I’m just pretending the reason I’m sucking is my pitching when it’s my hitting.

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Over Montgomery for me

    • Wake Up says:
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      Yes…over both

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  42. sideshow says:
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    Drop Merryweather for Graveman? I have Clase & Barnes & can only play 2 a week.

    • William Hung says:
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      If you can only play 2, then just keep rolling with Clase and Barnes

    • sideshow says:
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      And Dolis is available

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      I would

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

    • B the Esq. says:
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      You’re not starting Graveman over Clase or Barnes most weeks.

      I would keep Merryweather, particularly if you have an IL spot to stash him, as he was looking pretty dominant before getting hurt.

  43. William Hung says:
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    Between this site, fangraphs, and all the various roto-named sites, I found a nugget that mentioned Plesac’s velocity has dipped a little in each start this year – unfortunately I forget which site it was. Is this something to be concerned about, and/or something you’ve heard & seen as well?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      First I’m hearing it, but it’s easy to check

  44. DonnieB says:
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    I have Edwin Diaz,Neris and Dolis as my closers with Merryweather on the IL. Should I use my 5th overall waiver claim for Amir G. I would be dropping Kluber. Or should I drop Kluber for Canning or Ynoa?
    Thanks. Great writeup as always.

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      I’d grab amir

    • Wake Up says:
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      Drop Kluber for Ynoa…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! Agree with DT

    • B the Esq. says:
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      Grab Amir, but if you have another reasonable drop, pick up Ynoa.

  45. Rbid for her pleasure says:
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    Any concern for story yet. Would you trade him for Luis Robert and Kyle Tucker in a dynasty league.

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      I’d hold, not conerned

    • Wake Up says:
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      Not concerned…but might make that deal depending on everything else…

      Explain the rest.

      • Rbid for her pleasure says:
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        It is a roto keep forever league. You keep 6 players from yr to yr.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  46. Synyster says:
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    I feel like I had the most razzball draft ever with Story, JoRam, Robert, and Ozuna. Those guys have a total of 5hr combined. Guessing we are just waiting the slumps out? Do you see anything going on with Ozuna? Thanks!

    • Wake Up says:
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      That start looks great…relax

    • Sweatpants Nation says:
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      It’s been like 12 games

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with Wake

  47. slimjim13 says:
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    Great write up Grey took a chance on Haniger as my 5th OF
    Sure hope he hangs in there

    ROS 5X5 OBP

    K Seager or R McMahon

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      Mcmahon for me

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

  48. Charlie says:
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    Grey,

    Happy Friday!!

    Was sent a trade offer of his Gausman for a combination of one starter and one reliever. The starters he’s interested in are Paddack and Eovaldi and the relievers are Alex Reyes and Yimi Garcia.

    Would you do this deal? If yes, lol which sp and closer combo has the least amount of value?

    Thanks!

    • Donkey Teeth

      Donkey Teeth says:
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      I’d hold unless you’re loaded with saves

      • Charlie says:
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        Lol I’m loaded.

        Barnes
        McGee
        Reyes
        Garcia
        Dolis

        I’m not opposed to rostering this many closers. They’ll help me with ratios, saves, and at some point I may be able to cash out.

        I’m fine either way (trading or standing pat), just want to make sure I’m trading to upgrade as opposed to trading to trade. Is this trade moving the needle?

        • Wake Up says:
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          Gausman over paddack and garcia

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with DT

      • Charlie says:
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        Do you consider this to be “loaded with saves?”

        Barnes
        McGee
        Reyes
        Garcia
        Dolis

        Is this trade moving the needle?
        Paddack/Eovaldi + Alex Reyes/Yimi Garcia for Gausman

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Too many RPs, I’d want Gausman

          • Charlie says:
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            Ok cool. Thanks!

            Which sp and rp hold the least value, and would be better for me to give up for Gausman?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Paddack, Yimi

              • Charlie says:
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                Thanks!

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  No problem

  49. O'Shaunessy says:
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    Agh I’ve been vascliating between Jazz Chisolm and Eduardo Escobar as temp (permanent?) replacement to Lux at MI. What do you think?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Jazz

  50. Someone Pissed in my alphabet soup says:
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    Moncada vs Sano ros OPS league

    • Wake Up says:
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      Moncada

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with Wake

  51. James Mayer says:
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    Had Lynn, Pineda, and Civale all pitch last night, bless you Grey. Best pitcher rankings out there apparently.

    Would you drop Soto for Dolis? Just chasing saves.

    • Cheese Eating Surrender Monkey says:
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      yeah on dolis over soto.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with Cheese

  52. kentucky todd says:
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    I’m considering moving Rodon right now (it makes sense with my strategy, I mostly stream). Would you consider either of the below trades?

    A) Give Moustakas & Rodon for Muncy
    B) Give Rodon for Edman

    I’m good on power but think Moustakas to Muncy would be a slight upgrade and then Edman could help with boosting steals a little bit. Just wanted some extra opinions. Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      A. Meh
      B. Sure

  53. Wheezy says:
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    Dylan Moore – He’s Alive!

    The emphasis on *Might the other day is going to pay off!

    We have movement in an arm, now we need those legs to get moving!

    • Turd Wendell says:
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      Any semblance of hope that Rodgers comes of the DL and plays well or Bum Black actually plays him? Considering stashing him, since I have Lewis coming off the DL hopefully Monday.

      • Wake Up says:
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        I’m stashing Rodgers…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Indeed!

  54. Murph says:
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    Grey
    Ty France or Jazz Chisholm going forward?
    Thanks!

    • Wake Up says:
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      This depends if you need speed…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Jazz

  55. Saint says:
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    12 Team H2H 6×6 OPS

    Santander or Mancini ROS? Is it close?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Santander

      • Saint says:
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        Thank you

  56. Ban the Shift says:
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    Arenado and JDM stat cast look like years prior to their miserable 2020. For Arenado, he looks a little better than his career stat cast. Must be the adrenaline from playing for a better run organization.

    1. In a standard 5×5 roto redraft who would you rather have for those counting stats?

    Fangraphs ROS projects are similar. I’m leaning towards JDM, because he has better hitters around him.

    2. The owner is pitching starved. If I offered him Maeda for either would it be a fair offer? Sorry, you may have answered this for me before.

    Thanks Grey.

    • Wake Up says:
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      Yes maeda is fair

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with Wake

      • Ban the Shift says:
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        Thanks Grey. Do you prefer Arenado or JDM?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Arenado

  57. Kas says:
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    Dylan Carlson or Ian Happ ROS?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Carlson

  58. Travis Hafner says:
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    Hey, philosophical/strategy question:

    In my 10-12 team daily moves and lineup changes, I often will maneuver my lineup according to their matchups. This often leads me to bench good hitters that are facing good pitchers. For example, Eric Hosmer against Walker Buehler today- I would lean to start a cold hitter in a better matchup, like AVaughn vs Pivetta or Riley vs Davies.
    1. Do you agree with sometimes benching a better hitter in a bad matchup? Or stick to your good hitters?
    2. Crazy example, but how about the COL hitters today? They’re in coors (I have many shares of Story, Blackmon and McMahon) but face the dreaded Degrom. Normally an easy bench, but does Coors make you overrule that idea?

    Curios your thoughts, thanks!

    • Wake Up says:
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      Great point… that is exactly the line you have to find…who are the every day starters and who are the matchup players

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Think it’s snowing in Coors, but yes you have to stream, but some guys I don’t remove from my lineup unless they’re injured, usually top 100 guys

      • Travis Hafner says:
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        Snowing is… bad for hitters?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Prolly

          • Coolwhip says:
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            Didn’t bother Miggy on opening day. haha. I think “snow” is worse for pitchers because it means its colder. so their grip might not be as good. See Shane Bieber on that same opening day.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, if they play

  59. Let’s Play Two says:
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    Ozuna is the only one of the big 4 Braves hitters that is still in a funk. He looks awful right now. Frustrating to see him blow so many RBI opportunities in that lineup. Peripherals are bad too. Is it time to adjust those preseason projections and expectations?

    • Wake Up says:
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      Nope

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agree with Wake

    • Big Daddy Jeats says:
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      Freeman’s sub .200, D’Arnaud at .225, Albies .150, Dansby .204. No one in that lineup is hitting besides Acuna.

  60. Turd Wendell says:
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    Mi dispiace on hijacking the other commentors comment with my question

    Any semblance of hope that Rodgers comes of the DL and plays well or Bum Black actually plays him? Considering stashing him, since I have Lewis coming off the DL hopefully Monday

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I can’t imagine he plays every day, bc of Black, but I’m stashing him

  61. toolshed says:
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    Rowdy tellez may be warming up finally. He had a homer on Tuesday and 2 hits in each of his last 2 games. He also has been hitting some balls hard. I’ve been waiting for him to get going. It may be finally happening.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hope so!

  62. Hangiers left one says:
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    Free agents Im looking at in a normal ESPN league.

    Ditch Grandal for Narvaez?

    Ditch Montgomery for Stroman?

    Would you make these moves??

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No, yes

  63. Perfect Game says:
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    Do you trust Rodon for good ratios?

    • Wake Up says:
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      I think he is going to have a very short start next time out…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not if his command isn’t good

  64. Keeks says:
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    Happy Friday numnuts

    8 team points league that prioritizes Total Bases, how would you rank:

    McMahon
    Cronenworth
    Sano
    Kepler

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sano, Kepler

  65. Al Gore says:
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    Mize or Rodon?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Mize

      • Aubrey Plaza's PIllow says:
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        woah, is this a redraft question/answer, as it appears to be, and since mize had like his first not bad start in MLB ever just last time out this surprises me. dynasty i get it easily.

  66. Al Gore says:
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    ROS, do you prefer Rodon or Mize?

    • Al Gore says:
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      sorry for the multiples!

  67. Gern Blanston says:
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    Do you prefer Rodon or Mize for ROS?

  68. mweltzer says:
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    ESPN 10 Team Roto Standard Scoring

    No idea what to do at Catcher Grey.

    Majority of my leagues I have Garver/McCann. Would you drop either for Garver for Ramos, Kelly.

    Richard Rodriguez isn’t getting as many saves as I’d like. Is he droppable for Graveman/Trivino?

    • mweltzer says:
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      Multiple leagues

      Would you drop Mitch Garver/James McCann for Wilson Ramos or Carson Kelly.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I wouldn’t worry about catcher

      Sure, Trivino

  69. Cohen says:
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    Grey, please pick 2 starts?
    Dunning home vs Baltimore
    B.Anderson home vs Pitt
    Ynoa at Cubs
    Mize at Oakland
    Weaver at Wash

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Dunning, Anderson

  70. Ban the Shift says:
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    Ryu or Maeda ROS (K, QS, ERA, WHIP)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ryu

  71. Aubrey Plaza's PIllow says:
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    before yesterday’s m.keller travesty (his 2nd out of 3 now) the drop in NL only (QS over wins) 10 team h2h was miley to make space for a.wood (back i believe sat). i already dropped carmart to make space for s.gray (back sat). drop keller right now for k.wright, later drop either of wright or miley for a.wood?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure, try Wright then Wood

  72. jay riemenschneider says:
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    Work is a lot better when I can kill 15 minutes with your posts in the morning, great stuff.

    Asked earlier in the week about a trade where I would give Bundy and Hiura for Baez — you thought it was too much. What about Bundy for Baez, straight up? 12-team points league, roster below:

    SPs: Ryu, Berrios, Bundy, Gallen, Kikuchi, Montas, Lopez, Lamet (IL), Framber (IL)
    Hitters: Kelly, Alonso, Hiura, Escobar, Lindor, Hosmer, Hampson, Yelich, Hicks, Blackmon, Ozuna, Santander, Franmil

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks!

      I’d take Baez straight for Bundy

  73. Bobbo says:
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    I held onto Patrick Corbin after his first bad start, thinking that he would get it going against the D-Hacks. Boy, was I wrong. DROPPED.

    As for Paddack, I owned him in 2019 and was ecstatic. I owned him again in 2020 and was a hot mess. The guy has two pitches. I think he was able to fool the league once and now people just sit on his heater and jack it outta the yahd.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, I hear ya

  74. Dude at Dude's says:
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    My: Jordan Montgomery
    His: Eduardo Escbar & Knebel?

    6×6 H2H (QS, K/9, OPS)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh

  75. Coolwhip says:
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    Your boi told people to get Haniger!

    Ditto on Corbin, he doesn’t seem right and velo down. Could be like you said the missed time with covid, could side effects of covid, either way his velo has regressed from spring training. That said, last couple years he’s started slowly, but like you said, I wouldn’t start until his velo is back etc. Dbacks were not biting at his slider too, just waiting to strike.

    Final thoughts… Trevor Rogers is the truth, Civale’s switch to the split change is giving him the out pitch he needed, I guess Escobar’s really in the best shape of his life, Machado on a good team is the best Machado, Graveman velo up a few ticks everywhere i.e. 96-97 sinker hello there (next wade davis?), and McMahon is going to win the NL MVP isn’t he?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      McMahon will come up short on the MVP bc Black benches him when they sign Brian Dozier

  76. Dude at Dude's says:
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    Still selling Huira?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Can you?

      • Dude at Dude's says:
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        Yes, I am getting a little interest. Players like Eduardo Escobar, Yimi Garcia, Mancini, Corey Knebel types. Wondering if its worth it?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Not for those guys

          • Dude at Dude's says:
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            Yea that is what I am thinking. Thanks for replies

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              No problem

  77. sportivetricks says:
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    Oh hey hey, Grey!

    Between early season injuries to position players and the buttload of crappy maybe-closers I’m holding my roster is completely jammed up, so I have no fantasy baseballer questions for you.

    Instead, I thought I’d take this time to point out that Eddie Rabbit’s “I Love a Rainy Night” (1980) holds up way way way better than you’d think. Give it a spin or two.

    Looking forward to today’s Buys….. and lurrrrrves ya!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, I love Eddie Rabbit, I know it holds up! Lurves!

      • sportivetricks says:
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        I knew I liked you.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Hehe

  78. Steve says:
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    Shaw, Riley or Evans at 3B – 13T OPS Roto

    Riley’s killin me smalls

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Shaw

  79. Chris says:
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    H2H points league

    Dreaded catcher question:

    Gary Sanchez or Y. Mercedes ROS?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yermin

  80. Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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    Hey Grey! Would you drop Cease and/or Odorizzi for Ynoa, Miley, and/or Luke Weaver?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ynoa, Weaver

  81. Ben says:
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    Are you taking Pineda over any of:

    Means, Eflin, Ynoa? Over all of them?

    And would you prefer Sean Murphy or Yermin ROS?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ynoa

      Yermin

  82. molina bros bbq says:
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    Why are Catchers such a pain even in 1 C leagues?

    1. Drop Sean Murphy in a 12 team roto OBP for one of the following guys?

    Narvaez (on waivers)
    C. Kelly (FA)
    Garver (FA)

    2. I’ve got Yarbrough in a 14 team 7×7 dynasty. It’s standard but the extra 2 categories are Holds and W+QS. He is probably a hold and bench for now right? I’d probably just stream with his roster spot if I dropped him. The “top” guys available are JA Happ, Wainwright, Bumgarner, Adam Frazier, Gregory Polanco… some decent set up guys. Thoughts?

    Thanks Grey.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Garver
      2. Those aren’t great options

      • molina bros bbq says:
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        1. Helloooooooo Mitch Garver. More importantly… Goodbyyeeeeee Sean Murphy.

        2. Yeah I know it. It’s a daily league and there’s a lot of value in streaming counting stats every day (both hitting and pitching). So if I dropped Yarbrough, it’d be to stream rather than just grabbing one of those guys. If it wasn’t dynasty I think I’d drop him but I think there’s a good chance he gets nabbed based on what is out there.

        Thanks Grey have a great weekend!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          1. Haha
          2. Yup — you too!

  83. asdfasdf says:
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    Hi Grey, need a replacement 2B.

    Would you go with Profar or Cesar Hernandez? Are you worried about Profar’s playing time with some guys like Tatis, Myers rejoining the lineup? That’s my main concern with him

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Profar

  84. ROTO OVERLORD says:
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    Agree with DT? Declan got shook the lights were shining too bright!! The balky knee

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Big L’s for DT today

  85. Scandalous Bob says:
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    Due to other life circumstances, I wasn’t able to prepare before drafting as much as I would’ve liked this year. So I relied HEAVILY on Razzball rankings.

    I had the 2nd pick. First pick took Betts, so I got Acuna (score!). Then I got Bichette & Devers in the 2nd & 3rd rounds. At one point yahoo had these guys ranked 1-2-3 in offense over the past 7 days.

    So… yes, I’m in first place. And yes it’s not even close. Hope it stays that way! All credit to Master Grey! THANK YOU and keep up the good work!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, awesome!

  86. Fred Garvin MP says:
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    Pick 2 for today for my starts limit league:

    Montas vs. Det (Urena) 22.5
    Desclafani @ Mia (Castano) 8.9
    Houser vs. Pit (Brubaker) 8.9
    Urquidy @ Sea (Kikuchi) 3.7

    The write ups have been as, Dy-Lan would say, “hot fire” recently.

  87. Mookie Wilson 1 says:
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    5×5 10 team NL only, bench CMartinez today or run him out there @ Phily?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bench

  88. OaktownSteve says:
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    Got a chance to watch some baseball yesterday.

    Junis: Good and bad. He’s got a new pitch. It’s a cutter and it’s pretty good. He’s got an unsustainable 56% whiff rate on it as he trots it around the league for the first time. The downside, his fastball is still very hittable. It’s 91-92 with not a lot of movement. The current batting average against his FB is .185, but the xBA is near .300 and the exit velo against suggests he’s getting a little lucky. He did locate the fastball pretty well yesterday. I’d say while the league is still seeing the cutter for the first time I could see him continuing to provide some long term value, it’s hard to think that a two pitch pitcher with a primary pitch that is among the more hittable in the league has a ton of upside.

    Skubal: Better than the results. The stuff definitely plays. A couple of errors behind him led to longer, high stress innings. The umpire was not a helper. Also, Ramos is a poor pitch framer and may have cost him a couple key pitches with the way he received the ball. I think the Tigers walked 11 in the game and the A’s were grinding ABs all night.

    The good thing with Skubal was that there wasn’t a bunch of 4 pitch walk and non-competitive ABs. A’s took tough pitches and fouled stuff off. In a lot of ways, he looked like a young, raw pitcher. He didn’t have enough trust in his stuff to challenge and a lot of those walks came from trying to be just a bit too fine. I think as guys age into the league, they improve their ability to use their stuff in the zone in difficult counts and find a way to get outs. They also find ways to put guys away when they’re ahead in counts.

    The slider is really good and it’s going to be more effective probably against teams with more free swingers. The fastball is good enough to pitch off and there’s also a sweet 75 mph curve he used to steal a couple of strikes. I’d guess on the year he hovers around a low 4 ERA with good Ks and has some up and down starts. Match up streamer probably this year, but a guy to keep an eye on his progress.

    Rich Hill: In the 2016 off season I went back and watched all Rich Hill’s 29 IP for the Red Sox when he came out of nowhere. I was pretty blown away. It was a Sandy Koufax breaker and a fastball clocked at 91 that was blowing guys away. I came in here and started talking him up and Albright you were like, “what are you, high?” And while the chances are that I was, Hill was fascinating. I didn’t know it then, but I was talking about spin rate. For me, that was kind of the beginning of the spin rate conversation with pitchers.

    Sadly, it looks to me like time has finally caught up with Hill. You could see it in his start yesterday. Pitches lacked sharpness and that late life. Checked his statcast numbers and it looks like he’s down at least 10% spin rate on all his pitches. He’s still battling with funky arm slots and trying to think his way through. Could have been an off night and maybe he’ll get some of that spin back, but with what I saw him bring yesterday, he’s going to have a hard time getting guys out. Wouldn’t start him anywhere in pretty much any format.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      This all tracks as far as I’m concerned….I like Junis more than his name says or ownership #s are at…I think he is likely 12-team worthwhile, but also not someone I’d hold in an RCL if that makes sense… Skubal feels like there’s a lot of potential roofies and potential…Hill’s toast

      • Keeks says:
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        Skubal sideways bosom next year?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Doesn’t seem possible, would mean he’s safe, he won’t be safe by next year

  89. Los says:
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    random assortment of players but rank the following for 6×6 (OPS) ROS:

    Yelich
    Yordan Alvarez
    J.D Martinez
    Kyle Tucker
    Lou Robert
    Arozarena

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yelich, Robert, Tucker

      • Travis Hafner says:
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        Really, you’d rather have KTucker over Yordan in an OPS? Are you suddenly that high on Tucker?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Not higher, they’re close

  90. Steve says:
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    Want to activate Lewis is a weekly…

    Drop Eaton or Baddoo?

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Eaton

  91. toolshed says:
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    Riley benched again today. That makes 2 out of last 4 games. Je needs to get going or he will be benched or sent down. Fat panda may steal his lunch and job.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, not good

    • Will says:
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      I dropped Riley this morning so now he’ll stage a furious rebound. You’re welcome.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Thank you!

        • Will says:
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          It was between him or Moore, decided to give Moore some more leash as signs of lfe yesterday as you said.

          • Will says:
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            give Moore “more leash”, LOL

            I crack myself up sometimes

  92. OaktownSteve says:
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    Grey I’m sure you know this being an A’s fan as a kid and an mustache enthusiast I’m sure you noted that yesterday was the anniversary of Reggie Jackson playing a game with as the A’s became the mustache gang. I knew that this was kind of a big deal because there was an unwritten rule across the league against facial hair to keep the sport supposedly family friendly. But what I didn’t actually know until yesterday is that from 1914 to the day Reggie trotted out the ‘stache, not one single player in recorded history of any MLB game sported any facial hair. A guy named Wally Schang for the Philly A’s was the last guy before Reggie did it in ’72.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Really? Wow, I thought I knew all Reggie trivia, and I don’t know that, or forgot thru the years

      • OaktownSteve says:
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        Blew my mind. Not one player. Also, when Reggie showed up with the ‘stache, Finley told Dick Williams to shave it off and Reggie told dick to shove it up his ass. So Finely’s idea was if everybody had a mustache then Reggie would shave his off, so he offered a bunch of the guys $300 bucks to also grow mustaches. That’s how the Rollie Fingers ‘stache was born.

  93. ctrengove says:
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    Grey – I just want you to know that I highly appreciate The Diving Bell and the Butterfly reference.

    Very good movie.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, thanks!

  94. Dancin Homer says:
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    Happy Friday and National Eggs Benedict Day!!

    couple notable pitchers were just dropped due to some rough outings:

    – Luzardo
    – Corbin

    Are either worth grabbing in my 12-team H2H Redraft league? if so, who to drop (roster below):

    C: Ramos
    1B: Freeman
    2B: Jazz Chisholm
    3B: Arenado
    SS: Story
    IF: Bohm
    OF: F. Reyes, Laureano, Baddoo
    UTL: Mercedes
    BN: Altuve (COVID) , Duvall
    SP: Woodruff, Ryu, Gausman, May, Means, J. Montgomery, Cease, Heaney, Sonny Gray
    RP: Chapman, RIchRod, Bard, Kennedy

    IL: Valdez, Springer, K. Lewis

    NA: W. Franco

    2.) Also, Dolis is out there staring at me… already got 4x RP’s but is he worth adding over any of the above?

    Thanks as always

    • OaktownSteve says:
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      I watched Luzardo the other day. I mentioned this in relation to Skubal above with 4 pitch walks and not competitive ABs. I haven’t looked it up, but if I had to guess at who has the most 4 pitch walks in baseball it would be Luzardo. He absolutely cannot hit his spots. The raw stuff is great so if he suddenly locked it in, I wouldn’t be floored, but man until he shows some semblance of command it’s going to be super rocky with him.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d hold for now

      2. Prolly try Dolis over Dick-Rod

  95. Tim Anderson Project says:
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    Yo G

    OBP Dynasty H2H league

    J.Lazardo/G Lux
    4
    Bregman

    Which side you taking.

    How close?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bregman

  96. ctrengove says:
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    One last thing, regarding your “someone not drafting Acuna first overall” comment: I got him 4th(!!) overall.

    It went:
    1. Tatis
    2. Trout
    3. Mookie
    4. Acuna

    I can understand the logic on each of those first three, but still… I’m pretty damn lucky.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Amazing! I wish I did

      • frankgrimes says:
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        That’s just bonkers

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yeah, sigh

        • DonnieB says:
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          Some supposed experts were warning he could hit .250. Only reason he fell some IMO. I had one shot at him at #2 and took him.

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Nice!

  97. JP says:
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    Trying to upgrade catcher, would trade Moncada/Navarez for Contreras, Grandal or Christian Vázquez?

    I have Dansby, McMahon to backup Moncada

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No

  98. Fred Garvin MP says:
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    Not to be a pest, but which 2 would you start out of this lot:

    Montas vs. Det (Urena) 22.5
    Desclafani @ Mia (Castano) 8.9
    Houser vs. Pit (Brubaker) 8.9
    Urquidy @ Sea (Kikuchi) 3.7

    Thanks in advance. Also, is it cool that I post the Streamonator values in questions like this?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Houser, Desclafani

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Yeah, it’s fine to post SON values, it’s all good

        • Fred Garvin MP says:
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          Gotcha. Thanks.

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            No problem

        • Fred Garvin MP says:
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          Uno mas pregunta, I just noticed Kikuchi vs. Hou (Urquidy) is available. You like him over Disco or Houser?

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Houser, Kikuchi

            • Fred Garvin MP says:
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              Thanks

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                No problem, FG MP

        • frankgrimes says:
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          SON is on my shit list… for now

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Ha, I hear ya

  99. Andy says:
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    Would u please rank ROS
    May need HR a little more then Sb

    C Frazier
    N Lowe
    Josh bell
    Bohm
    Kelenic
    Benditendi

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bohm, Kelenic

      • Andy says:
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        How much FAAB for Bohm? 91/100$ left
        Thank you

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          23

  100. Crime Dog says:
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    Got Suarez this morning for Haniger and Paddack….Yahtzee!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice!

    • OaktownSteve says:
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      That’s a crime, Dog.

      • frankgrimes says:
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        HA

    • Fred Garvin MP says:
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      That dog’ll hunt.

  101. OaktownSteve says:
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    Overheard at Diamondbacks camp:

    Ketel: Ok coach, what are we going to do today? Play a little catch or something?

    Trainer: What are you crazy? Catch is a “baseball activity.” *makes air quotes and chuckles* I don’t think so.

    Ketel: Ok then what are we up to?

    Trainer: How about we try some “light movement.” *air quote*

    Ketel: Why do you keep making that motion with your hands?

    Trainer: Oh, sorry. That’s the light movement. Go ahead give it a try.

    Ketel: *air quotes* Like this?

    Trainer: I’d call that more of a light medium movement. Try again, but more, like gently. *gentle air quotes*

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HAHA, sounds about right

  102. Travis Hafner says:
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    Is it time to cut Austin Riley in a deep 12 team 6×6 OPS? Batters are thin on the wire but I feel like he’s just lost.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh, I’d give a bit more time, but close

    • Crime Dog says:
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      He has like the third highest BA on his team. All the braves suck right now except Acuna. He’ll heat up at some point.

  103. OaktownSteve says:
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    Looks like Kyle Lewis back on Monday? Just in time to face the Dodgers! Still, I’ll take it.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hope so!

    • frankgrimes says:
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      Unfortunately looks like Bellinger won’t be.
      And can Lindor wake the F up already!

  104. Curious George says:
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    H2h cats: r, rbi, hr, XBH, net steals, K’s, avg, ops

    Would you drop didi for jazz?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah

      • Curious George says:
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        Ok that’s what I thought. Different “expert” said yes and I didn’t buy it

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Gotcha

  105. aintlifegrand says:
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    Good afternoon Grey and happy (BUY) Friday!

    One quick closer questions- what would be your top 2 closer options from:

    Neris, Amir Garrett, Ian Kennedy, Yimi Garcia, Trevino, Graveman?

    Thanks as always!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Neris, Amir

  106. Big Daddy Jeats says:
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    Hey Grey!

    Im running no catcher at the moment. Got two pick ups left this week but Im stuck contemplating whether to stream two pitchers.

    Scoop Ramos for Riley? (Escobar.Edu and Hayes at 3B)
    AND
    Scoop Gibson ($5 v. BAL 4/18) for Dunning after his 4/17 start?

    OR

    Scoop Gibson ($5 v. BAL 4/18) for Riley
    AND
    Scoop Miley (-$4 v. CLE) for Dunning after his 4/17 start ($5 v. BAL)

    Dunning > Miley ROS, or both equal streamers in 10 tm?

    • Big Daddy Jeats says:
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      Or keep holding Riley, which I dont mind doing

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Prolly hold Riley for a few, tbh

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ramos….Gibson, I guess… All streamers

      • Big Daddy Jeats says:
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        Thanks Grey this helps a lot. Ill keep holding.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  107. Betterplay says:
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    Who’s the better play today Eduardo Escobar (hes been hot lately) vs Scherzer or Nate Lowe vs some Baltimore pitcher not named Means?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lowe

  108. The Harrow says:
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    16 team near dynasty roto (keep max 19 non prospects + 10 max prospects, of the pitchers max 5 SP, 5 RP (yahoo elig, so gausman was kept as RP this year). QS, K/9 added and net saves + holds over saves. not large (for what i play in) innings max, 1425.
    SP: m.keller (the likely drop), gausman, nazi, means, mahle, ryu, heaney
    RP (max 5 starting): w.smith, the putting challenge, pagan, r-iggy, valdez
    DL (10): framber, clevinger, puk, 2/3 of the TEX RP that might play this year (j-hernandez (not him anymore, finally stopped dicking around on his TJ), joely rod (missing evans here)
    NA (max 10, i have 7 hitters): j.gray (LAD), kirby, b.marquez

    options over m.keller right now in FA: brubaker, shoemaker, a.wood, arihara, houser, sheffield (SEA), fleming, jefferies (can probably just use a BN slot here for him for a bit, surprised he isn’t owned actually, probably dropped by somebody when he didn’t get job to start year

    • Cram It says:
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      Are you just asking who to drop Keller for?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Seems odd a lot of those guys aren’t owned, and yes Jefferies too

  109. Hboys says:
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    Nola or Narváez ROS? 1 catcher league

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Omar

      • Hboys says:
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        Thx Grey. I better go pick him back up

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  110. Shitwolf says:
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    Have a fun Friday hazaa for Razzball!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HAZAAA

  111. chris pierce says:
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    grey, Do we trust Andrew Heaney vs Texas next week?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Seems fine

  112. Joe says:
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    Drop one: Moran, DeJong, Votto, Aguilar?
    Drop one: A. Dickerson, S. Hilliard, A. Frazier?
    Thank you!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Votto
      Dickerson

  113. happyharry says:
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    Hey Grey, H2H, 12 team.
    I tied to make a trade, but these managers don’t do much tradin’. Got to drop one of these P’s.
    Yu, Bauer, Castillo, Berrios, Bundy, Musgrove, Gausman, Liam Hendriks , Freddy Peralta ??

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Peralta

  114. Gorman says:
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    MI Roto

    Rank these if you would…
    Madrigal
    France
    Jazz
    Lowrie

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Jazz, Lowrie

  115. Jiggy Nits says:
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    really hurting for hitting in my NL only roto 5*5 with BB instead of Runs.

    my degrom and mcneil for his betts and corbin.

    am i giving up too much with mcneil???

    thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Corbin Burnes?

      • jiggy nits says:
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        patrick corbin

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          That’s a no from me dawg

          • jiggy nits says:
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            betts for degrom straight?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Betts side

              • jiggy nits says:
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                youre the fucking man grey thanks a lot. its great that you replied so fast because im at work LOL

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  No problem

  116. GC says:
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    ESPN Points
    Rest of season

    Polanco or Lowrie?

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lowrie

  117. VinWins

    VinWins says:
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    Another PPD for Mets.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Never getting these stats back, even with DHs

  118. lwomack58 says:
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    I feel the need for speed-

    Tapia-dobule hitter tomorrow vs DeGrom and ?

    Locastro @ Wash, Scherzer, Fedde and Strasburg

    Madrigal @ Bos-possible rain out today

    Who would you go with for steal and hits.

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Locastro

  119. Norman Ginsberg says:
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    With IL frequnecy, toughest year ever to manage a roster. Today, I used a highg waiver on Smyly (Stream loved his start today) and he just went on IL. And impossible to know team needs since unsure when guys come off DL.

    Big favor: Shoot me 1st if I ever decide to pick a closer before round 20+.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, seriously

  120. negatto says:
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    Hampson or Jazz for MI ?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hampson

  121. leon says:
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    would you trade luis robert for kelenic. dynasty. 16 man

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      No

  122. Josh Freeman says:
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    Oh great Grey,

    My pitching ain’t stacked, so to get back on track, I wanna take a crack at a Zac that won’t give me a heart attack. Ya got my back??

    Gallen @CIN; @ATL or
    Wheeler SF; @ COL

    • Grey

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      Gallen

  123. Lucky Dog says:
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    In some leagues (like mine) TWO people passed on Daddy Til.

    I laughed maniacally at the draft (well at my computer screen), and then texted each of them (Tatis / DeGrom) and text laugh emoji’d at them, and then a week later I called each of them and laughed at them on the phone.

    And now I have two fewer really good friends. Worth it.

    • Grey

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      Haha, nice!

  124. The Harrow says:
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    aquino read about olson from a few years back and like soooo many hollywood people, both porn and otherwise figured why not get a job through surgery?

    • Grey

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      Whatever works!

  125. Lucky Dog says:
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    On another note, I am soooooo happy I drafted 2 Mets this year. Between JD Davis’ 3 ABs before getting plunked on the hand, and Lindor not having a lot more ABs due to all these f’in PPD games due to weather & COVID I think I’ve had like 30 ABs between them? I should have 100 ABs between them! Agh!

    ok, that felt good. good rant. Better now. I guess I’ll like it when I get those 18 inning double headers later in the sea-sonofa!

    • Grey

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      Yeah, we’re never getting those ABs back, it sucks…7-inning DHs suck

  126. chris pAAAdack says:
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    10 team roto 6X6 w/OPS

    Vasquez
    Cron
    Moose
    Devers
    Story
    Didi
    Bohm
    Mookie
    Robert
    Myers
    Gallo
    Yordan

    Winker
    Schwarber

    Thinking of dropping any of Cron, Winker, Schwarber

    For Escobar, Jazz…Moose can slide to 1B now so leaning towards Cron for Esco

    Thanks Grey!

    • Grey

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      Cron for Escobar

  127. Hugman says:
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    I just read on Deadline that Caleb Landry Jones (the redhead that was in every movie in 2017) is going to play Jake Cronenworth in the biopic. And David Cronenberg is going to direct.

    (no, nothing productive to add to the conversation)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HAHA, yeah, old news!

  128. Grey

    Grey says:
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    ****THERE’S A NEW POST FOR FOLLOWUPS FOR ME*********

  129. jiggy nits says:
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    still been going all day with this dude in my NL only
    5*5 BB instead of runs
    thanks again for help earlier

    degrom & avisail garcia vs mookie betts

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