Owning Max Scherzer last night was like watching the Showtime classic, Emmanuelle, the erotic thriller starring Emmanuel Lewis as Webster Schlong and Alex Karras as George Papadopepuss.  Through 6 IP, Scherzer had 13 Ks and was only 77 pitches.  On the Tigers broadcast, Jimmy Leyland said, “(Scherzer) looks spent.”  Who’s a better judge of that than his ex-manager?  If only the Nationals had Jose Valverde to come in.  But then Scherzer went out in the 7th and had a 1-2-3 inning with two Ks and it was if Shannon Tweed had appeared next to Emmanuel Lewis and this erotic thriller became more elaborate, convoluted and spectacular!  Then Scherzer came out in the 8th and struck out three more guys to put his total at 18 Ks.  Then, came the ninth.  Now, no guy has a shorter hook than Emmanuel Lewis, but no manager has a longer hook than Dusty.  Scherzer could’ve been on pitch 175 and he would’ve been out there to finish it, and finish the Tigers he did.  Final line:  9 IP, 2 ER, 5 baserunners, 20 Ks.  He is still giving up homers though…. Anyway, here’s what else I saw yesterday in fantasy baseball:

Bryce Harper – 2-for-3.  Was suspended one game for yelling at the ump on Monday.  If the ump were his wife, he would’ve been suspended for a month.

Daniel Murphy – 3-for-4, 2 RBIs, hitting .409.  For those new to the site, I called Josh Donaldson F5 last year because I would leave my fantasy team page open in the browser with Donaldson having a bunch of hits, then the next day, I’d hit F5 to refresh and Donaldson would already have more hits the next day.  It was an endless cycle of counting stats for him last year and refreshing.  And, of course, across the diamond was E5.  With that said, so far this year, Murphy has been F5.  Every day, more hits.

J.D. Martinez – 1-for-4 and his 5th homer.  At some point in the next few weeks, he’s going to figure out he needs to be more aggressive at the plate and is going to start hitting homers all over the park.  You have been warned, Buy Lowers.

Jordan Zimmermann – 7 IP, 3 ER, 10 baserunners, 3 Ks.  His return to Nationals Park was like Chyna dying the same day as Prince.  Just a wee bit overshadowed.

Wei-Yin Chen – 6 1/3 IP, 2 ER, 8 baserunners, 12 Ks, ERA down to 4.40.  And Wei-Yin was Farrah Fawcett.  This was a great sign from Chen who had looked like a shell of his former self and not a good shell, like chocolatey Magic Shell.  If Chen was dropped, I’d definitely try him one more time.

Justin Bour – 2-for-3, 2 RBIs and his 5th homer, and fourth homer in the last ten games.  I didn’t see Bour’s homer yesterday, but I did see his homer earlier this week and when I did, I thought, “That man is locked in.”  Bour or Votto?  Seems obvious, but will it be?

Mark Trumbo – 2-for-5, 3 RBIs and two more homers (10, 11).  I still think he’s a sell high, but I also thought that about Cano, so sometimes, shizz happens and shizz smears and shizz is on my MeUndies and I have to change my shizz’d up MeUndies cause I goofed up.  Could Trumbo have a career year?  Indeed.  Will he?  It’s not the most probable outcome is all I’m Cust kayin’.  In this game of fantasy as in the game of Life, you want to avoid the most pitfalls you can while spinning the wheel and landing on the number eight and saying, “Take that, pillow that I’ve dressed as my father because he had to work late.”  So, yes, I’d still be trying to sell Trumbo, but I’d want a lot filled with nice cars.

Chris Davis – 4-for-5, 2 runs, 4 RBIs and his 9th homer, hitting .242.  There’s enough schmos in the major leagues pitching that I think Davis can hit .250 with 40+ homers.  I also think if there were less schmos in the majors pitching, he would hit .190 with 32 homers.  I.e., I think a good pitcher can get Davis out, but Paula Cole should be asking where all the good pitchers have gone.

Adam Jones – 4-for-5, 3 runs, 2 RBIs and his 3rd homer, and 2nd homer in as many games.  The Orioles are like a Newport cigarette, alive with pleasure, only this isn’t from potential cancer but alive from crappy Twins pitching.

Glen Perkins – Ready for a bullpen session.  You know his replacement has been terrible, when I own Jepsen and not Perkins, and I can’t wait for Perkins to return.

Miguel Sano – 1-for-4 and his 4th homer.  He’s actually done better than I expected so far, and, ahem, interjection, he hasn’t done that well.

Todd Frazier – Jumped into the stands chasing his 11th homer and got five lips on his stitches.  I don’t know, I was skim reading.

Brett Lawrie – 1-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 5th homer, hitting .278.  I went to our Fantasy Baseball Player Rater expecting to return here with an argument like, “Lawrie has been surprisingly valuable for a 2nd baseman, he’s not bad, bleh bleh bleh.”  Yeah, that wasn’t the case.

Mat Latos – 5 1/3 IP, 5 ER, ERA up to 3.40, up from 1.84 ERA after his last two starts.  The Regression Fairies love what you’ve done with the place, they enjoy Scandal fan fiction, and they will destroy your ratios.

Sam Dyson – 1 IP, 0 ER, and his 1st save.  While this should be the start of the Dyson era and end of the Tolleson error, it’s likely just because Tolleson had pitched on Monday and Tuesday.

Cole Hamels – 5 2/3 IP, 3 ER, 9 baserunners, 9 Ks, ERA up to 2.95.  J.B. astutely pointed out on the last podcast that Hamels is a solid sell high.

Ian Desmond – 2-for-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 6th steal, hitting .260.  He’s quietly (Has it been quiet?  What’s he, a librarian?  You shush yourself!) putting together a decent first six weeks.

Nelson Cruz – 1-for-3, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and his 6th homer.  Cruz hasn’t really hit one of those patented Cruz rampage streaks yet this year, but it could start at any time.  If he’s healthy, he hits bombs.

Chris Archer – 5 IP, 4 ER, 9 baserunners (4 BBs), 5 Ks vs. Taijuan Walker – 5 2/3 IP, 4 ER, 8 baserunners, 9 Ks, ERA up to 2.63.  Here was me during the game from innings one thru five, “Well, Archer is a total POS, but at least I have Taijuan, who is pitching a great game.”  After the sixth inning, “A 4-4 tie?  What do I believe in now?  What do I root for?  Can the world make this less confusing for me?”

Corey Dickerson – 1-for-6, 4 RBIs and his 8th homer, a grand slam.  He’s now hitting .182.  While the math is likely impossible, I don’t think Dickerson ever had one game in Coors where he had a .182 average.  Yeah, he would’ve needed like 25 at-bats in a game for that to happen, but you get the drift.  Don’t quibble, you quibbler.  It’s not a good look.

Kevin Kiermaier – 1-for-5 and his 4th homer, hitting .208.  That was his 2nd hit in the last seven games.  Now I know why announcers say hitters are ‘maier’d in a slump.

Steven Matz – Having his next start skipped due to elbow soreness, but the Mets say it’s no big deal.  Yeah, just like Mel Gibson’s anti-Semitic rant was no big deal for his career.

David Wright – Battling shoulder soreness.  The Mets said it’s fine because Wright’s been hurt for the last ten years.

Noah Syndergaard – 8 IP, 2 ER, 7 baserunners, 6 Ks, ERA at 2.53, and two homers, allowed and hit.  He hit two home runs!  Is Bartolo that inspiring?  We should see if he can inspire in other ways.  Let’s put a picture of Bartolo on a bag of frozen spinach and see if kids will eat it.  The advertising execs can pitch their bosses, “Colon moves product through the colon!”

Corey Seager – 2-for-4 and his 3rd homer.  Wow, some fog on the nose mirror.  He’s alive.  Incredible.

Yasmani Grandal – 1-for-4 and his 2nd homer.  Catcher questions in 3, 2, 1…

Ross Ohlendorf – 2/3 IP and the loss.  I’m done with the Reds bullpen.  So done done.  So done done done!  Ugh, yet I can’t get myself to drop him.  I need help!

David Freese – 1-for-4 and his 2nd homer.  It may not have been a solo homer if he wasn’t batting leadoff.  Just pointing out the frickin’ obvious.

Andrew McCutchen – 1-for-4 and his 7th homer, hitting .248.  He could have a 4-for-5 night and be batting .280 by Saturday, but, if I had to guess, I’d say he’s still battling his knee.

Jung Ho Kang – 2-for-3, 2 runs and his 3rd homer.  Ho my God with the Ho’s!

Juan Nicasio – 6 IP, 4 ER, 4 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA at 4.34.  Ray Searage watches Nicasio like the world watches Terrence Malick films.  “I understand English, I think I’m smart, what am I not getting here?”

Jay Bruce – 2-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 6th homer.  Totally unrelated, but this makes you want other pop singers to die.

A.J. Reed – Hit the Triple-A DL with a pulled hammy.  Due to service time, he’s not going to be that off schedule from his original mid-June call-up.  Arenthal James will be running (not from the cops) soon.

Doug Fister – 7 IP, 2 ER, 6 baserunners, 3 Ks.  With the game going into extra innings, Fister ended up with the no decision, which is more ambiguity than a Fister usually gets.

George Springer – 1-for-4 and his 7th homer to go with four walks, but he played second fiddle to Marwin Gonzalez, who hit the walk-off homer in the 16th inning (his 3rd).  Though, everyone is second fiddle to a guy who sounds like he was named by Daffy Duck.  It’s Marwin season!

Danny Salazar – 5 IP, 1 ER, 10 baserunners (6 BBs), 10 Ks.  Yikes, six walks in five innings.  That’ll give his owners a serious case of the heebee-BBs.  Though, according to the Razzball glossary, that’s not being used right, but it’s my site, I’ll use my made up words how I want!  WAH!

Mike Napoli – 3-for-7, 2 runs and his 7th homer.  He now has three homers in the last week, while hitting near-.350.  This is the hottest Napoli has been since he went to Club Med with his mom and she busted out the thong.  Though, that was more hot in temperature.

Jason Kipnis – 5-for-7, 1 RBI.  Here’s you, “I’m gonna bench Kipnis this game because he’s oh for like his last 40.”  Two hours later, “DAH!!!”  Now you’ve missed out on Kipnis’s one productive game in his past 20.

Nolan Arenado – 3-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 13th homer.  *presses ear against the wall*  I think the wind has let up.  *opens door, winds blow through*  No, my decorative figurines!!!  It’s a Torenado!

Charlie Blackmon – 3-for-5, 3 runs, 3 RBIs and his 2nd homer.  Also seeing action in this game was Gonzalez Germen (1/3 IP, 0 ER).  Elias Sports Bureau said this was the first time a Germen Blackmon was ever seen.

Williams Perez – 8 IP, 1 ER, 2 baserunners, 4 Ks, ERA at 3.54.  “Wait, I was supposed to grab pitchers against the Braves, not Braves pitchers!  Oh no, lineups have locked!”  Three hours later, “Just as I planned.”

Freddie Freeman – 3-for-4, 2 runs and his 6th homer.  So far he doesn’t have more than one RBI in any game.  How about a small wager that we’ll both welch on that says he has less than five games this year with two or more RBIs?

Jackie Bradley Jr. – 3-for-5, 3 runs, 6 RBIs and his 5th and 6th homers.  Sonavabench!  But I wanted to play Domingo and Hicks and I don’t know why I had Rickard on my team and get your head of your Pedro Astacio, Fantasy Master Lothario!  That was an awful move by me, but at least I have the hottest schmotato in the league on my team.

Dustin Pedroia – 1-for-4, 3 runs, 2 RBIs and his 6th homer.  He’s been nearly as hot as JBJ, but is unavailable according to the ownership numbers I’m looking at.  Wait, that’s my license plate.  Was wondering why there was a letter in there.

Rick Porcello – 6 2/3 IP, 3 ER, 8 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA at 3.11.  Racist!  I streamed Porcello for this start, but his xFIP, K/9 and BB/9 are looking mighty purdy.  This could burn me, but I’m not dropping Porcello just yet.

Jed Lowrie – Hit the 15-day DL with a shin bruise.  Lowrie’s the type to hit the DL even when you have no idea he’s injured and it still makes sense.  “Lowrie’s on the DL?  Yeah, I could see that.”

Michael Pineda – 5 2/3 IP, 6 ER, 10 baserunners, 7 Ks, ERA at 6.28.  I dropped him after his 2nd start of the year and haven’t regretted it at all.  In fact (Grey’s got more!), he’s still sitting on waivers in my league.  You really need to move on if you’re holding out hope.

Aaron Hicks – 3-for-4, 1 run.  Hot schmotato alert!

Carlos Beltran – 2-for-4 and his 7th homer, and third in the past three games.  This Zombino is eating pitchers’ brain custard like it’s Culver’s frozen custard.  Own/now.

Yordano Ventura – 6 IP, 3 ER, 9 baserunners (3 BBs), 1 K, ERA at 4.62.  You can lie to yourself and say this was a decent start, but three walks and one K really isn’t good.

Kendrys Morales – 1-for-4, 2 runs and his 4th homer, hitting .195 (and more RBIs than Freeman).  It hasn’t been a great start for Kendrys, but batting cleanup for a good team and he can still back into 100 RBIs this year.  Morales of the story?  I’d try to hold tight if you need ribbies.

Salvador Perez – 1-for-4, 3 RBIs and his 5th homer.  He did that for all the people who stopped believing in him and calling him, “Wrestling jobber, Salvador Blowme.”

Matt Duffy – 3-for-6 and his 4th steal.  The Duff Man!  Oh yeah!

A.J. Griffin – MRI revealed no damage in his shoulder.  Then, the MRI quickly turned its head and revealed it was really his mother.  Which was captured as a Vine, turned into a meme, and then was commented on by Fallon.

Michael Saunders – 2-for-4 and his 5th homer as he entered the game as a pinch-hitter.  Real talk, did any afternoon game only go nine innings yesterday?  I had more deadly 1-for-5’s on my fantasy teams yesterday than the guy keeping score at Russian roulette.

Josh Donaldson – 4-for-6, 2 runs and a steal.  F5!

Marcus Stroman – 6 IP, 2 ER, 10 baserunners, 5 Ks, ERA at 3.54.  Damn, I was waiting for him to string together his third straight great start and take that next jump.  That’s all right, he gets the Rays next.  The Stream-o-Nator‘s eyes are bulging out at that start like it’s John Lithgow in The Twilight Zone movie.

John Lackey – 8 IP, 1 ER, 3 baserunners, 7 Ks vs. Padres.  Or as I like to call it, Lackey vs. Lackluster.

Kyle Hendricks – 6 2/3 IP, 2 ER, 7 baserunners, 8 Ks, ERA at 3.03.  Since this was against the Padres, it wasn’t a high note for Hendricks, but it also wasn’t Boxy Laddie, the jingle he did for UPS.

Andrew Cashner – Questionable for next start in Miller Park.  But not as questionable as the logic behind starting him on your fantasy team in Milwaukee.

Fernando Rodney – 2 IP, 0 ER and his 9th and 10th saves on both sides of the doubleheader and has a 0.00 ERA.  I feel bad for the poor schmuck who has Jeanmar Gomez and Rodney.  He’s so happy he’s going to fall into a giggle-induced coma.

Drew Pomeranz – 6 IP, 0 ER, 6 baserunners, 10 Ks, ERA at 1.80.  If you would be so kind to be my Barbara Hershey, let the glory of love that is my NL-Only team shine over you for a moment.  I had Pomeranz, Nicasio and Scherzer go:  21 IP, 35 Ks, 2.57 and 0.76 WHIP.  Too bad, it didn’t matter because I have 322 Ks in that league for first place.  I have more Ks in an NL-Only than I have in my 12-team mixed leagues.  As for Pomeranz, he has a 1.80 ERA and a 11.5 K/9, why wouldn’t you pick him up?

Jaime Garcia – 7 IP, 0 ER, 5 baserunners, 8 Ks, ERA at 2.58.  Hard to argue with his results.  I mean, you could, but you’d be arguing with numbers, Crazybird.

C.J. Cron – 1-for-3, 2 RBIs and his 2nd homer.  I’ve been monocle’ing this guy for about a week.  He’s hitting around-.350 in the last week, and is overdue for a power outage.  Yeah, I know outage sounds negative, but you hit the ball out; outage sounds right to me.  I’m leaving outage.  I want a power outage!  Crap, why did the lights go off?  That wasn’t my last wish, was it?  Genie?  Where are you?!

Jhoulys Chacin – Traded to the Angels from the Braves.  I get why the Braves are doing the trade, but the Angels have now acquired glovechild, Brendan Ryan, and Chacin in the past two days.  The Angels are like the guy who goes to the prom with his sister, and, when others make fun of him, he proves them wrong by making out with his sister.  You’re not proving people wrong, Angels, you’re making yourself look even sadder.  Just stop.

 
  1. Ross Watson says:
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    To lazy to click on the link below the article but someone please explain to me why I wouldn’t want to have sex with Scarlett Jo?

    • Mrs.Featherbottom says:
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      @Ross Watson: Stunning Underboob Pictures That Are Worth Your While

    • Bye Felica says:
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      @Ross Watson: I’m having fun with Mrs. Featherbottoms avi right now.

      That’s a YUGEEEE BUTCH!!!!

      • Mrs.Featherbottom says:
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        @Bye Felica: You are making me blush

    • MattTruss

      MattTruss says:
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      If you didn’t have a pulse perhaps

    • crushbombs says:
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      @Ross Watson: she has herpes, thanks to derek jeter

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Ross Watson: Her portrayal in the The Horse Whisperer was just too over the top for you?

  2. Shill Team 6 says:
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    Hahaha. I own Jeanmar and Rodney in Ghul’s NL only. Haha. I lead the league in saves. Haha I don’t feel so good haha. Think I better lie d

    • Hugman says:
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      @Shill Team 6: I had both but dropped Rodney when he wasn’t getting any save chances. Still leading saves tho. Gomez only has about 5 fewer saves than Papelbon had at the end of July last year!

  3. DickeyT says:
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    Dropped Pom for 2start Gausman. My open spot with TRoss on dl. Kluber hasnt looked good except the cgso. Hope for a good start or two then try to sell?

  4. Mike says:
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    Time to cut bait with Pujols or hold hoping the ship will right itself? Soft contact % is way up, BABIP and ISO are way down..he’s currently riding my bench after Votto and Belt have 1B/Util. thanks!

    • JakeTPE says:
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      @Mike: From one Pujols owner to another, if things don’t pick up by the end of May he’s gone.

      • Bye Felica says:
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        @JakeTPE: 13/6/18 .190 can easily become 25/12/35. 230ish in a week.
        He started really slow last year end i traded him. Regretted it at the end of the season when i lost to the team i traded him to in he playoffs.

        • JakeTPE says:
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          @Bye Felica: Thanks for the perspective. It’s good to know. Have never owned Big Al so I should catch up on his splits from past seasons.

          • knucks says:
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            @JakeTPE: Try to hold out for a while longer. You had to have drafted him pretty high. I am currently playing Khris over him in a UTIL slot. Though every time I bench Albert is when he does something. Frustrating, but we all know this feeling several times over, with plenty of these kinda guys. Just hope that you didn’t draft him as your only 1B because I am lucky enough to also have Rizzo to ease this burden. Good luck!

            • JakeTPE says:
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              @knucks: Thanks, man, you too! Too early to bail like you said. It’s good to get others’ perspectives. Big Al (#75) is in one of my UTIL spots with Au Shizz (#3) at 1B. HR to the Rizzo led me to the title last season so I know you’re enjoying that ride. I miss him.

              • ScottyB says:
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                @JakeTPE: I finally dropped Albert this week and keep watching for him to start killing the ball. Hoping the guy, Travis Shaw I picked up stays hitting.

                Time will tell!

                • JakeTPE says:
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                  @ScottyB: Seemingly can’t go wrong with any Red Sox players at the moment, judging by their just completed destruction of the A’s, so I don’t hate that. If your drop helps spur Pujols on, then on behalf of all Big Al owners, I thank you!

                  • Scott says:
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                    @JakeTPE: Chris Carter is picking up the slack on my Pujols team.

    • Bye Felica says:
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      @Mike: What are you asking? Would I drop him? No he hit 40 bombs last year.

      Would i explore trades? Definitely

      • knucks says:
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        @Bye Felica: I would assume that most of our leagues are pretty similar to mine, where he has ZERO trade value right now. Not even really worth poking around to be honest. Really gotta wait it out till at least June. If anyone has any space, Cron is looking like he could be starting up a bit, like Grey said.

    • Malicious Phenoms says:
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      @Mike: Hold Albert, he will be fine, at least 30 homers, not so sure about the BA. You are not gonna find another 30 homer guy on waivers.

      • steviek says:
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        @Malicious Phenoms: Chris Carter is on waivers in alot of places MP. I kinda agree with the premise, just sayin.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Mike: Agree with BF

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    Points question: R.O.S. Belt ($1.56 mil.) v. Shaw ($1.00 mil.) ? Can throw in Trumbo($1.70 mil.), but that $1 mil. salary, if Shaw continues to play every day is so helpful for salary cap. $60 mil. salary cap, consisting of 18 hitters and 10 pitchers (6 s.p.’s/4 r.p.’s).
    Example of salaries;
    Rizzo-$3.02 mil/Goldy-$-3.26/Davis-2.84/Altuve-2.84/Odor-1.72/Arenado-2.72/Machado-2.33/Donaldson-2.90. You get the drift of hitters
    Starters: Sale-$2.95/Kershaw-$3.30 (Kershaw and Trout are the 2 most expensive )/Scherzer-3.22/Stras-2.50/ Arrieta-2.96/ Thor-1.73
    Shaw is probably over his skis for awhile, and k’s a ton and takes few walks, but it’s points, and b.avg., k’s don’t count and walks are 1 point. I guess Belt is the best comparison and he’s 1.56 mil.and he’s 35% owned by the top 100 (including myself) and Shaw is 10% owned by the top 100.
    Sorry for the lengthly question, but thought an explanation of the salaries would be of some help. Homer type production for less than Hosmer ‘s cost ($2.46 mil.) could be a huge help.
    Sadly, I added Matz and Smyly this week, and Matz could well be lost, and Smyly lost his 2 step, and stunk up the joint. Oh well, the vagaries of baseball.

    • Bye Felica says:
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      @True and Correct: damn that’s confusing as a mofo! Lol
      Find a simpler league lmao

    • Malicious Phenoms says:
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      @True and Correct: wow, I agree with Felicia there, fantasy baseball should be FUN, not a friggin algebra class from hell.

      • knucks says:
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        @Malicious Phenoms: Though math can be fun for some, I want zero part of that kinda league. Also, a couple extra ‘Enter/Return’ keys could help the way this reads. My head is spinning. I’m just gonna stick to the first line. And its def Belt > Shaw brutha regardless of the math.

    • Pu$$y Control says:
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      @True and Correct: I think Shaw is worth the risk and come w/ .5M savings. Belt is the safer option, but I would go Shaw if it were me.

  6. brycek says:
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    Justin Upton for Scherzer?

    • Grey

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      @brycek: It’s fair, depends on needs

  7. Scuba Steve says:
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    Not sure if you were joking, but Scherzer was at 77 pitches through 6 innings.

  8. Paradise paved says:
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    7 by 7 league with tb, obp, k/walk ratio, and holds

    I have Gomez as a 2nd bench bat and a pitching staff of
    Cole, matz, walker, Ventura, smyly, Hendricks, Joe Ross, And carassco
    Rp – Robertson, f. Rodriguez, Joe smith, and o’day

    I’m losing pretty much every pitching category this week .

    Do I let Ventura, Gomez, or smith go to stream ? Karns, gray, finnegan are available

    Thanks

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    NL Only 5×5 got Iglesis on the DL, and thinking maybe its time to drop Nicasio next week,
    (once a week waivers – wednesdays)
    Wire is holding —-Stripling , S Miller , Kazmir, Verrett , Z Wheeler ————and a plethoria of end of rotation SPs not even worthy of listing —————–I own Matz , and know Wheeler aint due till July (maybe) ———————no bench, but can stack the DL once player sits on your active roster for a week ———————— kinda like to be in position to grab one of the Pirates upcoming stud arms, but that would mean i have to be in last place too do so – —————–everytime I talk about dumping nicasio, he pitches a dandy ———————————-(A)–take a chance, or hold ? ———————————————-(B)–and your thoughts on the Giants fixing the 4-5 slots of their rotation ? ——————————————————————–(C ) What you think the money line was on the Friars sweeping the twinbill vs the Northsiders? —and (D) “there is no (D)” -unquote , but , if there was , only a desperate Owner would consider anything out of Cincy’s bullpen –come on man —————– thanks for your time Brah – DB

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Dusty Baker: A) I’d check next Tuesday, prolly hold B) Peavy and Cain have seen better days C) Ha, no idea, I don’t gamble D) True

  10. Snag says:
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    I’ll take that in-no-way-enforceable small Freeman bet.

  11. Muskysmell says:
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    Called it a couple days ago, but here seems to be more confirmation from the pirates GM on twitter:
    “FYI, on GM Neal H’s Sunday radio show, he indicated that Taillon will likely be up before Glasnow.”

    • Bye Felica says:
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      @Muskysmell: link please

    • Bye Felica says:
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      @Muskysmell: It’s all about money & team control with small market teams and if they value Tallion long term he won’t be up before Glasnow. I’ve looked all over the net and found nothing that supports what you’re saying.

      • Malicious Phenoms says:
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        @Bye Felica: LOL, great detective work..Neither will be up before the super two thing..

        • Bye Felica says:
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          @Malicious Phenoms: it depends on a number of things. Like Locke sucking more than currently, how far they fall behind the Cubs, etc. I can’t see a scenario where Tallion comes before Glasnow but i could be wrong. Never know for sure, it’s all speculative.

      • Montezuma's Revenge...right now says:
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        @Bye Felica: our own prospect guy Dr Lifschitz has been saying taillon before glasnow for maybe a month now.

    • Shill Team 6 says:
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      @Muskysmell: Tailion had a two year layoff. Doubt he gets many innings. Like not enough to matter.