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“Your mascara isn’t as thick as I’d expect from someone named Billie Eyelash.” At a podium, Billie Eilish laughs at Billy Crystal, and the banter fades away as they get serious to announce Best New Artist. Hoping to join previous winners like Evanescence, Bruce Hornsby and the Range and Paula Cole, Nicky Lopez sits in the audience with his fingers crossed. His head bowed in pray. This is his first day off in weeks from the basepaths, where he’s put out such hits as:  “A 2-for-4 with three steals,” the top 40 hit “1-for-4 with two steals,” and “Can’t Keep My SAGNOF To Myself,” the Grammy nominated song in another category. A song Nicky co-wrote with the 71-year-old George Thorogood. Nicky Lopez is also the Least Likely Player To Get A Buy Lede. He’s got less power than Nick Madrigal, who has the power of a June bug in July when it’s just exhausted. By the by, they should have a Home Run Derby of guys like Lopez and Madrigal. Alonso can hit 30 homers in four minutes, whoop-dee-doo. Let’s see someone who can’t hit it out of the infield try to hit two homers in four minutes! Any hoo! Lopez might have no power like Madrigal, but he’s hitting like Nick Madrigal in every other way too. His contact rates are amongst the most improved, and he should hit ~.280. The real clincher here is obviously how he’s stealing multiple bags per game, and the Royals have no reason to stop him. I know in most of my leagues that ten random steals in September might be the difference in multiple standings points. Okay, back to the show…The envelope is ripped, as Billie and Billy lean in to announce together, “Best New Artist is…Nicky Lopez!” As Lopez heads up to the stage, past winners Hootie and the Blowfish cheer him on, and George Thorogood doffs his cowboy hat. In the audience, Lorde mutters, “Freakin’ Royals.” Anyway, here’s some more players to Buy or Sell this week in fantasy baseball:

BUY

Keibert Ruiz – “So, Q-Bert’s brother comes to stay with him, and he’s a catcher for the Washington Nationals, and they both fall for the same girl, who is a blessing and a curse, and her name is #[email protected]!%.” That’s me if I ever get in an elevator with the producers of Sonic the Hedgehog. Ruiz does very little to interest me for fantasy, because:  He’s a catcher. Dur. Who cares? But I could see picking him up in deeper leagues in case he’s promoted, and if you’re struggling for upside.

Daulton Varsho – You say, “I need a catcher,” and I scream, “Varsho!” Then you say, “No, seriously, please suggest one,” then I scream, “Varsho!” You plead, “Can you just give me one name?” I scream, “Varsho!”

Aderlin Rodriguez – Who? Aderlin, man! C’mon! It’s a prestigious South Belt school. The South Belt, you know it. Right below the prestigious Middle Belt schools. Okay, I don’t know Aderlin Rodriguez, so you and I are copacetic, but he was in Prospect Itch’s September call-ups for 2021 fantasy baseball. Speaking of which, I could see stashing any of the guys from that post, I’m not going to list them all again.

Connor Joe – Nearly didn’t list Connor-Eyed Joe because he’s not in Coors until 9/2, but, if you go to his player page (click his name), you see his monthly totals, and he’s a 30 homer, .300 hitter if you were to prorate out August. “If everyone who saw Ted Lasso, told someone who hadn’t seen Ted Lasso, how great Ted Lasso is, then every conversation in the world would be about Ted Lasso.” That’s Mr. Prorater, and not too far off from the truth.

Bobby Dalbec – Have you ever seen any team get out Bobby Dalbec? What did they use? Other teams want to know. A curveball in the dirt? Hmm, on second thought, don’t tell anyone.

Michael Chavis – He’s rostered in 0% of leagues, and, honestly, I get it, because he’s so awful, but also: Hot schmotato.

Jose Miranda – Already gave you my Jose Miranda fantasy. It had all the makings of a classic piece of literature, until the fart jokes.

Willi Castro – Don’t wanna give away all my secrets, but ya know what I really like about the 7-day Player Rater? It also has the stats for the last week. Now that I think about it, giving away my secrets is exactly what I’m supposed to do. Any hoo! Castro’s hitting .357 in the last week. Sounds like he’s headed for a shotgun wedding.

Ramon UriasOrioles are starting to click as they make a strong charge for the number one draft pick, and by “starting to click” I mean they’re talking in a now-extinct language, and they’re clicking their tongue to say, “We suck.”

Andrew VelazquezTyler Wade who?! Tyler Wade was the Yankees’ shortstop while Gleyber–I know Random Italicized Voice. Okay, wow, touchy.

Bobby Witt Jr. – There’s no way this cool brother that emerged from Bobby Witt Sr.’s peen is being called up this September, right? Right?! Yes, doubtful. But I’ve been shocked before, and it’s better to be shocked with the guy on your team than someone else’s.

Marco Luciano – See what I said for the Witt Man Jr. By the by, these guys weren’t in Prospect Itch’s call-up article, so technically I didn’t lie when I said I wouldn’t go over the same guys. Also, I don’t think these guys are being called up, but, as I just said, and am saying again, you can stash a guy for four days with no harm/no foul to see if a team surprises us.

Carter Kieboom – Soon the Nats are going to have Keibert and Kieboom, which sounds like my mom explaining what her computer did when she tried to download a new update.

Andy Ibanez – One of the hottest schmotatoes in this whole Schmotato Land, from the purple schmountains majesty.

Bradley Zimmer – As I mention on this week’s podcast when the subject of September call-ups, um, comes up, guys like Bradley Zimmer can be more valuable than, say, Bobby Witt Jr. For 25-ish games, a vet is often more valuable than a guy who just comes up and is overwhelmed.

Odubel Herrera – ODB is up there in rarefied air over the last week for fantasy value by guys like Avisail Garcia and Andrew Velazquez. That’s a compliment. I think.

Jake Meyers – Houston’s kinda like the Giants, in that everything they touch turns to gold, but the Astros don’t only touch 34-year-old utility guys. Meyers is way out of his depth hitting for a high average, but he went 16/10 in Triple-A, and could have even shallow league value as long as Chas McCormick is out.

Yadiel Hernandez – Who’s the oldest out of Alcides, Gerardo Parra and Yadiel? That order actually, but they’re all 34 years old. Not sure what that means, but like “purple schmountains majesty” means something.

David Price – This is a Streamonator call like the call it makes to the Society of the Quakers.

Tyler Anderson – This is also a Streamonator call. “I read on Wikipedia that you’re called Friends. I could use one of those.” Ugh, Streamonator is so lonely!

Edward Cabrera – Already gave you my Edward Cabrera fantasy. It thought ifs, ands and buts was ifs, ands and butts.

Drew Steckenrider – Shamu’s home, Sewald, is also in the mix, and, for that, I am so sorry. I will be chaining myself to my desk until Shamu gets justice, or until the locksmith gets here.

Mychal Givens – The Reds are a Major League movie remake. They’re absolutely trying to lose. They hired the dumbest manager in Dumb Bell; they don’t have a bullpen and they tried Eugenio Suarez at shortstop and leadoff. They want to lose so bad, and Joey Votto is not letting them. Call him Jobu Votto.

Adam Ottavino – Since the FDA has been in the news recently, I also have a Full Disclosure Alert! I had Hansel Robles listed here originally, but I can’t imagine picking him up after how awful he looked on Wednesday. Garrett Whitlock’s been great, and should be the closer, but they seem to like him in multi-inning relief role, so I’d try Ottavino.

Spencer Patton – Wrapped in the American flag, Patton vows to fight for the Rangers’ wins in each 9th inning.

Andrew Kittredge – This guy sounds like a movie starring Colin Firth. “Oh, dear, Andrew Kittredge has done it again.” That’s Colin Firth talking in third person after stepping in a puddle.

SELL

Jarred Kelenic – Remember, this is a drop, not Sell. So, how did I find Kelenic to drop? That’s what you’re asking yourself, which I know, because I’m hiding under your desk. I went to the Player Rater and searched by the worst hitters and who were rostered in more than 50% of leagues. Frank Voila! For what it’s Cronenworth, the 2nd worst 50+% rostered guy was Adalberto Mondesi, who is also a drop, if you don’t have an IL slot, obviously.

Aroldis Chapman – Last week I told you to drop Matt Barnes, and this week it’s the Yankees’ turn to get the ol’ goose in the keister (absolutely a saying). Aroldis might see a few saves here and there, as he did Thursday night, but so will Green, Lasagna and even Wandy, making Aroldis’s blowups not worth it.

Cody Bellinger – This year Cody Bellinger has been as valuable as Colin Moran, Dom Nunez and Josh Naylor, who hasn’t played for two months, and wasn’t good when he was playing. Makes me want to forearm bash someone and have them dislocate my shoulder. By the by, I recently saw an MLB Network commercial showing Bellinger homer in the playoffs, and dislocate his shoulder on the celebration, and this was a highlight! That’s like going through all of Tatis’s highlights and showcasing him hurting himself on a swing or a throw. Absolute big-braining it by showing Bellinger hurting himself, and making me hate him even more. Hopefully, this is the reverse jinx Bellinger needs, but it’s time to drop him. If you’re in a keeper, you could try the Fantasy Baseball Trade Analyzer, and I’d trade Bellinger for just a bit more than a mattress that is sprung so tight that it trampolines you out of bed when you jump on it.

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Perfect Game
Perfect Game
11 months ago

What order ROS in a roto QS start League:

Lynn
L. Webb
Wainwright

Cohen
Cohen
11 months ago

Best streamer of these 3?
Gallen home vs Padres
Ryu home vs Orioles
Carrasco home vs Marlins

Ian from the Heights
Ian from the Heights
11 months ago

If you were losing as the 5 seed vs the 4 seed, who just beat you this week, in the first round of a three round playoff in a redraft league. Would you rather drop your coldest batter (Gallo/Walsh/Reynolds) or a pitcher whose done for the week but would be a 2 start the following week (Carrasco/Mcclanahan)for a weekend streamer? And which of those 5 would you be first drop. Thanks!

Ian from the Heights
Ian from the Heights
Reply to  Ian from the Heights
11 months ago

Next week is the first round quarter finals of the 6 team playoffs

eballs
eballs
11 months ago

Start one (points league)

Mize vs Min
Cueto vs Mil
Paddack @ Ari
Gallen vs SD

Saint
Saint
11 months ago

12 Team H2H 6×6 OPS Redraft

Garver is out, who is in for my playoffs?

Kelly, Varsho, Vazquez, Yasmani, Alfaro

Thanks

VinWins
VinWins
11 months ago

Reyes walks 2 and gives up a 3-run HR to blow 3-1 lead.

JC
JC
11 months ago

Weekly check-in. In third place in 12 team, h2h league with one week to go in the regular season. I have made the playoffs but unlikely to catch the second place team and earn a bye. So with that scenario, I am asking what you would do to prepare for the playoffs in a league that has the following categories:
P- W, L, ERA, WHIP, Ks, HRs, WS, Saves, Holds
H- S, D, T, HR, RBI, R, Ave, SB, Ks, BB

WW: Carlson, Hayes, DeLaCruz, Cesar
Flexen, Marco, Touki, Kap,
R Rod, Ottavino, Clippard, D Castillo

I can add two players without dropping anyone. Need a utility spot filled. Concerned over my OF health and platooning. Bullpen not good either. What would you do? My team below:
C – Yasmani
CI – Freeman, Abreu, Donaldson
MI – Trea, Albies, Polanco
OF – play five: Springer, Tapia, Walsh, Lowe, Yordan
Util: open
SP – Burnes, Gaus, Eovaldi, Cease, Urias
RP – Gallegos, Box, Colome, Romano

JC
JC
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

Ian back. Touki out?

JC
JC
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

Skipping him for now. Going Ian, Ynoa, Fried, Morton and Smyly???

JC
JC
Reply to  JC
11 months ago

Sorry. Add Kepler to my OF. So I need a Util and either another bat or a pitcher

JC
JC
Reply to  JC
11 months ago

Our post crossed. Got it

Scott Kimmel
Scott Kimmel
11 months ago

Grey,

Start or sit megill vs was at home? thanks for your advice

Scott Kimmel
Scott Kimmel
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

Grey,

I am thinking that TylerWade and Adam Frazier are going to lose PT. Would you drop either of them for either Edmundo Sosa, Abraham Toto (we’re not in Houston anymore). If so drop who and pick up whom?

Steve
Steve
11 months ago

Do you like Ottavino for saves moving forward or think Barnes reclaims the 9th?

Thanks Grey

JC
JC
11 months ago

Best bench bat: Cesar, Carlson, Happ, Hayes, Alfaro, De La Cruz, Solak, M Taylor

Top two for saves or holds: Ottavino, Colome, Hudson, Genesis, Soto, Clippard, Finnegan, Floro

Norman Ginsberg
Norman Ginsberg
11 months ago

I know these are different things, but I usually keep 1 bench bat. But my team has several guys (e.g., Luis Roberts, Trevor Story) that often sit out. So I may want to keep a 2nd bench bat instead of an SP when Springer returns.
– Josh Rojas or Berrios.

Norman Ginsberg
Norman Ginsberg
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

So you think I should keep Berrios and drop Rojas (my original plan). But if something changes (e.g., Berrios sucks tomorrow), who’s preferable: Rojas or Connor Joe.

Cohen
Cohen
11 months ago

Better streamer?
M.Gonzales home vs Seattle or
Josiah Gray home vs Philly

Cunning Linguist
Cunning Linguist
11 months ago

Better IL stash for next year: Strasburg,Sixto or Clevinger? All would be two years at $10. Thanks much.

Russowl
Russowl
11 months ago

Start Webb @Atl?

Duda Want to Build a Snowman?
Duda Want to Build a Snowman?
11 months ago

Looks like degrom owner is at offering his $24 Degrom for my $6 Ketel $1 sale $15 Yordan. Is that an overpay for a degrom keeper? Feels like it but idk…

If i did this my 8 keepers would be:

$32 Acuna
$24 Degrom
$10 Eloy
$19 devers
$19 story
$0 Vidal
Two of $6 Kelenic $1 Cronenworth $1 Clevinger, $1 Adolis

Duda Want to Build a Snowman?
Duda Want to Build a Snowman?
Reply to  Duda Want to Build a Snowman?
11 months ago

Scratch that, final offer from him is down to his $24 Degrom for my $1 Sale, $15 Yordan, and $1 L Garcia (astros sp). Pull the trigger on that?

Duda Want to Build a Snowman?
Duda Want to Build a Snowman?
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

Thanks. Trying to see if I can swap degrom if i do the trade for $14 Vlad $14 Soto, or $20 ohtani, in which case it would seem worth it…

rocky61
rocky61
11 months ago

Grey matters needed. Help me make the call!

NL-only dynasty, 5X5 ROTO standard categories.

Picked up Adames as an injury replacement for Seager in May, injuries on my roster have allowed me to keep him up until now. But now SS position is clogged up: Javy, Jazz and Adames. Can only keep 2 of the 3… And moving one of them over to 2B is not possible as I have Albies there…

When I claimed Adames I thought he was just a decent spare part and it would be easy to let him go when the time would come. Well, the time has come and I don’t find it so easy.

This being NL-only dynasty and with Javy becoming a free-agent at the end of the season it is possible that I might lose him for nothing if he signs in the AL in the off-season.

Is it crazy of me to want to let go Baez and keep Adames (not really considering dropping Chisholm as I find he’s somewhat of a younger Javy).

Of course I want Mister Grey’s thoughts on the subject, but would also like to see what the fantasy world thinks.

rocky61
rocky61
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

thanks, will follow you’re advice! So Javy and Jazz it will be… Baez is such a thrill, hopefully he sticks in NY with his buddy Lindor!

Cohen
Cohen
11 months ago

Start or sit Montas home today vs Yanks?

Cohen
Cohen
Reply to  Cohen
11 months ago

Sorry just saw post above u said yes

Harley Earl
Harley Earl
11 months ago

I’m in a Keep 10 league, so here are my players that rank worthy of keeper consideration. What 10 would you keep of these fine gentlemen?

Mike Trout
Shohei Ohtani
Jonathan India
Manny Machado
Austin Riley
Trevor Story
Cody Bellinger
Jazz Chisholm
Max Muncy
Marcus Semien
Yasmani Grandal
Trey Mancini
Shane Bieber
Julio Urias
Marcus Stroman

packers2018
packers2018
Reply to  Harley Earl
11 months ago

Thinking that you will have a chance to get one of your 5 drops back ,,,,,,

1. Stroman
2. Mancini
3. Grandal
4. Semien
5. Chisholm

Harley Earl
Harley Earl
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

Thanks guys. I do appreciate your opinion very much.

Steve
Steve
11 months ago

Are you off Duran or think he comes around with playing time? Thanks

Steve
Steve
Reply to  Steve
11 months ago

Think Ortega keeps losing playing time? Like Schwindel over him in Cubs lineup? Thanks

Steve
Steve
Reply to  Steve
11 months ago

Duran starting in the 1 spot, let’s hope it’s the start of a shomato run

Chris
11 months ago

10 team h2h points league

Which SP to keep moving forward:

John Means or Elieser Hernandez

VinWins
VinWins
11 months ago

Another amazing thing from last night, I actually had Reynaldo Lopez in the lineup instead of on the bench for his 5 perfect innings in relief.

Duda Want to Build a Snowman?
Duda Want to Build a Snowman?
11 months ago

Hey Grey! For a $24 Degrom or $19 Bieber keeper, would you send a package headlined by $15 Yordan and $1 Sale (and one or two lesser pieces)?

Thanks!

VinWins
VinWins
11 months ago

What kind of numbers do you think this lot gave me yesterday?

Aaron Nola Ari
Wade Miley @Mia
J.A. Happ @Pit
Eduardo Rodriguez @Cle
Steven Matz @Det
Zach Thompson Cin
Kyle Freeland @LAD
Glenn Otto Hou
Taylor Widener @Phi

Would you believe 4 wins and 39 strikeouts with ratios of 2.60/0.96? Much better than I even dared to hope for, that’s for sure.

luvdarooks
11 months ago

are any of those 3 catchers you mentioned at the top of the article better than the hurt garver of minnesota in a 6×6 down the stretch?
Need HR RBI & 2b/3b the most . It’s an OBP league.

Zunio is also available . Drop Garver for 1 ?
who or hold

luvdarooks
luvdarooks
Reply to  luvdarooks
11 months ago

Few more available too…. Diaz d’Arnaud and Kelly of AZ available too Need to dump Garver for at least this week as I have to have his C slot filled.
THX !

eballs
eballs
11 months ago

Start one (points league)

Means vs TB
Houser @ MIN
Lynch @ SEA
Wacha @ BAL

Norman Ginsberg
Norman Ginsberg
11 months ago

BTW, have you noticed how lots of SPs are still effective but no longer striking out guys. e.g., last night Gausman (2K) and ERod (1K in 7 innings)?

Norman Ginsberg
Norman Ginsberg
11 months ago

ROS – RATE Carrasco; Ranger; Ian Anderson.

Brett
Brett
11 months ago

Grey,

Cutting Bellinger for one of these. Can you rank them please.

Vaughn, Santander, Walsh, Josh Rojas

Thanks

Duda Want to Build a Snowman?
Duda Want to Build a Snowman?
11 months ago

Hey there! Is Gil on the Yanks still starting games or has he been kicked from rotation with Cole etc back?

VinWins
VinWins
11 months ago

Should I have picked up Grandal yesterday?

JC
JC
11 months ago

I am ready for robot umps. Just too many bad balls and strikes calls every night – often late in the game. Whether it is fatigue or anxiousness, home plate umps are struggling with outside pitches. Maybe anticipating too much.

Harley Earl
Harley Earl
11 months ago

Nobody is trading for Bellinger. Not this year.

The real question is, do I designate him as a keeper for my Keep 12 team. Without knowing my roster, would you say keep him or not? My current plan is to let him or Trevor Story or both of them go. I just haven’t decided and I need your wisdom to make a smart decision. So, first off, would you consider letting Bellinger go in a Keep 12 league?

JC
JC
11 months ago

I have Box and Gallegos for holds, Colome and Romano for saves. Have an opportunity to add one to my pen. Ratios and k’s matter. Who you got?
Ottavino, Finnegan, Clippard, Floro, Steck, Soto, Hudson

JC
JC
Reply to  JC
11 months ago

Add Fairbanks, Petite and Chafin to the list please

Eddie
Eddie
11 months ago

Master are you starting montas vs the yanks at yankees

Norman Ginsberg
Norman Ginsberg
11 months ago

In past month, Pham has been useless.who’s the add:
Marsh, Lamonte, Happ, or Yadiel Hernandez?

Killer B
Killer B
11 months ago

@grey, Flaherty down and in a race to win roto. Who do you like to replace him ROS: Quantrill, Vlad Gutierrez, Taillon, M Gonzales, E Rodriguez, j Gray, Flexen, Irvin, Odorizzi, Miley, Bumgarner, Skubal?

Pls advise. Thanks.

scoboticus
scoboticus
11 months ago

Nice Homer, Edman! Now steal some bases!
You trying to be Treat Urner?

DonnieB
DonnieB
11 months ago

This is for a 12 team roto auction keeper with a $300 cap. I can keep 8 for a total of 3 years. Who would be your 8 from this list?
Kyle Tucker $7 for one more year.
Luis Robert at $16 for one more year
Dansby at $4 for one more year
Franmil at $6 for TWO more years
C Burnes at $10 for one more year
C Rodon at $10 for TWO more years
Z Gallen at $10 for TWO more years
Sonny Gray at $18 for TWO more years
AUSTIN RILEY at $10 for TWO more years
Xander at $38 for TWO more years
Acuna at $67 for TWO more years
Kelenic at $10 for TWO more years
Vaughn at $10 for TWO more years
Edwin Diaz at $10 for one more year
Blake Snell at $10 for TWO more years
I assume Tucker,Robert,and Burnes are no brainers so maybe the top 5 among the others. Thank you and have a great weekend!

DonnieB
DonnieB
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

Acuna $67 worth it ver Xander at $38? Acuna is maybe $3-5 undervalued if he is fully healthy. Just checking….smile. Although Acuna,Tucker,Robert could be heck of an OF. Thanks.

DonnieB
DonnieB
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

Thanks.

Malicious Phenoms
Malicious Phenoms
11 months ago

pick a side
Austin Riley
Jazz and Kyle Lewis

Malicious Phenoms
Malicious Phenoms
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

I made it awhile back. I’m the Riley side. I run trades by Halp on Twitter sometimes. Cant really ask on here anymore, my whole league is on here. Lol. Didn’t want to give up Jazz, but really needed a 3B.

eballs
eballs
11 months ago

Top 2 catchers here (Points league)

Sanchez
Navarez
Le Terminator
Haase
Varsho

Jonas Nightengale
Jonas Nightengale
11 months ago

Byron Buxton is starting tonight in the leadoff slot? Anyone plugging him in?

I got F Reyes, A Rosario, A Santandar and T O’Neill (also fresh off a break).

Anyone I should swap and take the leap of faith?

Jonas Nightengale
Jonas Nightengale
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

That’s what I figured. Thanks!

MLBeastmode
MLBeastmode
11 months ago

Varsho or Haase RoS?

Thanks!

Justin Ralph
Justin Ralph
11 months ago

I need a third starter for this period. Would you start Bubic tonight agains SEA or roll the dice that Touki starts Sunday?

Screwballs
Screwballs
11 months ago

Short a SP in a 20 team H2H league. Would you drop either Torreyes or Thairo Estrada [AVE + OBP] to pick up Kwang Hyun Kim for the playoffs?

Thanks and have a great weekend!

Zeus
Zeus
11 months ago

Did Tipper Gore censor the Razz? I was fully expecting a Darlin Nicky reference and not the
Parents Music Resource Center approved Adam Sandler comedy.

Good list, hadn’t heard of Aderlin before

William Hung
William Hung
11 months ago

Got my ass handed to me this season – don’t even know how to proceed going forward with this team. I get to keep 3 players but I think this roster is due for a complete overhaul. My main keepers over the past few seasons have been Betts, Bellinger, and Story. Maybe Matt Olson is my one and only keeper next season? It’s a 12 team league – and I’m looking at a top 4 pick… maybe top 2 depending on how I finish the consolation playoffs

William Hung
William Hung
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

Not sure if it’s good or bad, but I told more people in my league about this site cause they wanted to know what the key to my success was… but after my performance this year they kind of don’t believe me, so that sucks, but might be good cause I might get to keep my competitive advantage?

DonnieB
DonnieB
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

Same conversation with local league mates here. Then this year my keepers were Gallen—draft before stress fracture,Biggio,Conforto,etc and I drafted Bellinger—so excited because I got him “underpriced” haha—Happ,Laureano,and a few other gems. Quite a year. Love your site but bad choices killed me.

toolshed
toolshed
11 months ago

Who do you like better ros in an obp roto format: lourdes or Ian happ. Both qualify at 2b/of and ci. Bench bat for daily lineup league. Hr,r,rbi,tb,sb,obp. Thx

toolshed
toolshed
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

I know. There aren’t many options available at the end of season who qualify at multiple positions. I’ve stuck with gurriel all year like an idiot.

speill
speill
11 months ago

Thanks

speill
speill
11 months ago

I can activate either Grandal at home or Gausman pitching in Atlanta. Kinda worried about Gausman maybe on pitch count since he just returned from covid shot. I guess is it worth the risk to start him or wait for next start and actuate Grandal instead . Thanks

Counselor
Counselor
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

This didnt age well….but I get it

Muscles Marinara
Muscles Marinara
11 months ago

ha funny stuff man
that Ramon Urias blurb, great!

Shitwolf
Shitwolf
11 months ago

is trout just done for the year? he sitting on waivers would drop Oneal rosario to pick up

thanks man im tired

Malicious Phenoms
Malicious Phenoms
11 months ago

Trout
What’s the story?

Malicious Phenoms
Malicious Phenoms
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

This is funny, not funny. I moved back to the beach last October and went up this cliff walk, and thought I strained my calf, still hurts now. Cardiologist told me its because of the 3 blocked arteries to my heart. But Trout is too young for that?? Right?

Malicious Phenoms
Malicious Phenoms
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

We might have to keep Trout in an off season prayer circle to be safe lol

Will
Will
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

I’m sticking with partially torn Achilles which the Angels have tried to rehab without surgery like a few pitchers have tried to do with their UCL. When the news story comes out about Trout having to miss all of 2022 due to Achilles surgery I won’t be surprised.

Will
Will
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

I drafted Trout into our league prior to his rookie season, then dropped him after he hit poorly that year. Ten years later I gave up a ton to get him back on my roster ahead of the 2020 season. I was hoping for more than three months of Mike Trout fantasy numbers on my squad…

Have a good weekend.

hot corner
hot corner
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

Trout said the other day that he “tore it pretty bad.”

Schmohawks Bob
Schmohawks Bob
Reply to  Grey
11 months ago

Trout himself is calling it a tear

Lower the Jolly Roger
Lower the Jolly Roger
11 months ago

12 team keeper… trade Belly for Kebryan? He may not even accept that Belly’s been that bad .. thank you always!

Jimmy Jack James
Jimmy Jack James
11 months ago

Who to dump to activate Gausman today:

Belt (bereavement until Sun)
Aaron Ashby (supposed to start Sun)
Adell (23rd round ref as a potential keeper)
Meadows (shocking but he has stunk since ASB)

Thank you!

Matt
Matt
11 months ago

Quick follow ups

1) Do you think Grisham will keep losing ABs?
2) Can you rank: Clippard, Floro, Bednar, Kittredge, C Green, Lassagna

Liam BAve
Liam BAve
11 months ago

Hey Grey!

Is Lindor droppable in 12 team league ? I have the King Nicky Lopez and Dansby Swanson on my team and can’t use in my Util since I have Cron.

Picked up Givens even though he makes me nervous every time he pitches.