Could I see owning two of the top 20 shortstops for 2021 fantasy baseball? More like: Can I draft four of them? This post is going to envelope you with so much love you’re going to remember when it was that you were first stung by the Fantasy Baseball Bug. By the way, the Fantasy Baseball Bug is mostly found in North America, struggles to reproduce and inhabits dark basements. Here’s Steamer’s 2021 Fantasy Baseball Projections for Hitters and 2021 Fantasy Baseball Projections for Pitchers. All projections included here are mine, and where I see tiers starting and stopping are included. Anyway, here’s the top 20 shortstops for 2021 fantasy baseball:

NOTE: All 2021 fantasy baseball projections are based on a 162-game season, and will be until we hear definitively there will be less games.

NOTE II: All my rankings are currently available on Patreon for the price of a Starbucks coffee, if you get one of those extra grande frappuccino jobbers. Don’t wait for the rankings to come out over the next month, and get them all now.

NOTE III: Free agents outside the top 100 are not yet written up or projected. They are approximately ranked, obviously subject to change.

1. Fernando Tatis Jr. – Already went over him in the top 10 for 2021 fantasy baseball.

2. Trevor Story – Already went over him in the top 10 for 2021 fantasy baseball.

3. Trea Turner – Already went over him in the top 10 for 2021 fantasy baseball.

4. Francisco Lindor – Already went over him in the top 10 for 2021 fantasy baseball.

5. Bo Bichette – Already went over him in the top 20 for 2021 fantasy baseball.

6. Adalberto Mondesi – Already went over him in the top 20 for 2021 fantasy baseball.

7. Xander Bogaerts – This is a new tier. This tier goes from here until Anderson. I call this tier, “My run cuppeth over.” That’s what the phrase should be. Think about it. If your cup runneth over, it means you have so much mead to drink you are most definitely drunk, and how does a drunk person speak? Mangling words? Right? So, they would say my run cuppeth over. It makes sense. This tier, all two guys, were debated by me to squeeze into the top 20 overall, so they’re kinda in the same tier as Mondesi (not Bichette, he was in a tier above Mondesi). Shortstops are stacked, yo! You can’t go wrong with eight, and borderline 12 shortstops. Like, not just wrong wrong, but right right. These guys aren’t just good, they all could be great. They could be top 25 overall bats. This run cuppeth over might lead some fantasy baseball ‘perts to say, “You don’t need a top shortstop because there’s so many of them. Go for a scarcer position!” And that’s how you end up with a 22/5/.280 Realmuto and miss out on a 35/10/.310 Bogaerts. Don’t fall for the position scarcity argument. Draft a top shortstop! It is imperative. As for Bogaerts, I’m inclined (in a Barclaylounger) to ignore 2020, but if you were to take it seriously, he was on pace for 30/20/.305. His track record is long enough to know we’re getting a top shortstop, even if Bobby “Heez Nutz For Bad Pitches” Dalbec is striking out 65% of the time behind him.  2021 Projections: 94/32/88/.302/15 in 591 ABs

8. Tim Anderson – I cannot wait for the end of June to roll around, and Tim Anderson, in his worst MLB year, to demand a trade, because he can’t play for Tony La Russa, who missed the previous game because he fell asleep in his car and when he was woken, he screamed, “Another gin and tonic, Bill!” No idea who Bill is, and this is completely anecdotal. Tim Anderson feels on the cusp of his greatest season, not his worst. Here’s hoping Bill plays Semisonic’s Closing Time early to chase out La Russa. The trends on Anderson, Launch Angle down, fly balls down (obvi), HR/FB% and ground ball rate skyrocketing are not good, but he’s also shown enough in past years for me to trust the 20 homer power that is growing, and a reliable 17-plus-steal guy. The only true question mark is the batting average. If he can continue to exceed BABIP expectations, he could hit .315+. Hard to rely on that, and I’d be more comfortable counting on a .340 BABIP/.280 with a slight uptick in his Launch Angle (from last year). As long as someone wakes Tony from his car prior to every game. 2021 Projections: 109/22/66/.286/24 in 603 ABs

9. Javier Baez – This is a new tier. This tier goes from here until Gleyber. I call this tier, “20/20 Hindsight vs. 2020.” Hindsight is 20/20, but not when looking at 2020. The previous year has some of you so confused as to what to do. I’ve never seen so many buying opportunities based off a random two-month sample, and some absolute head-scratchers. There is clearly differences in my rankings from early ADP in this tier. Baez is getting absolutely buried by people. Doesn’t feel like an early draft season vs. late draft season thing either. Feels like a ‘people overrating a silly season’ thing. Obviously Baez’s previous year was not good — Ks out of control; walks worse than ever; a garbage year, in general. And…who cares? How a guy with a track record this long is being written off as done at 29 years old is one of the sillier things I’ve seen from fantasy baseball this year. I nearly wrote a sleeper post for Javier Baez. His batted ball profile is nearly identical from previous years, except his maxEV actually went up and his Launch Angle. He had a .262 BABIP and he was a .335+ BABIP guy every other full year of his career. He’s about to go 30/12/.275 and people are gonna be like, “Why exactly did I not draft Baez this year? Please tell me I wasn’t dumb enough to be worried about that joke 2020 season.” Yes, a lot of you seem to be that dumb. Hey, your words, not mine! 2021 Projections: 86/33/97/.271/12 in 597 ABs

10. Dansby Swanson – I’ve been downloading a jpg off a dial-up connection for about four years. The jpg is of Dansby with “Top 15 overall hitter” written in Geocities-sparkle font. I’m still paying fees to GoDaddy for my website, Dansbyisthebestshortstop dot com. I’ve been pushing this Swanson since he was a Swanfetus. I love him! Last year doesn’t look like it makes any sense, though. Ks up, BABIP insane, a 30/20 pace and HardHit% less than the previous year. Still love him, and am drafting him higher than most, but the 30/20 year doesn’t feel as close as I’d like. 2021 Projections: 79/25/84/.258/12 in 577 ABs

11. Corey Seager – Polar opposite of the 1st two guys in this tier. Seager took the next step last year, appizzarently. Um, maybe…? Of course, all his stats look like they went in the right direction. He became an Exit Velocity King and we are all merely peasants (of course, the Exit Velocity King still prays to the Greek God of Hard Contact, Nick Castellanos). All of these things can be true and we can be skeptical. What if last year were 162 games, and I told you to sell Seager two months in and he tanked? In May/June of a different year, he hit 15 homers and ~.325 in 55 games. That year? 2016. Did it lead to an insane 2017? No. 2018? Not really. 2019? Nope. It did lead to him being a top 30 overall pick in 2017, and a lot of people being disappointed. Maybe this is the breakout. All I’m saying is I can’t tell either way, and preach a bit of abstinence from risk this early. Plus, he steals no bases. Love the enthusiasm of those out there drafting him top 25 overall, but maybe you curb that enthusiasm, Larry. 2021 Projections: 92/24/86/.296/3 in 595 ABs

12. Marcus Semien – Signed with the the Jays. Was it the Jays’ turn already? This offseason’s free agent signings go:  Mets, Padres, Jays, Jays, Padres, Mets–Hmm, maybe someone yelled goose, and the Padres and Mets heard duck, and the Jays had to goose Semien when they were suppose to duck him. This is a solid landing spot for Semien as long as he’s more 2019 and less 2020. Can the entire world be more 2019 and less 2020? Please. Last year, his K% went up to early-career numbers, and he looked more like the .235 hitter he was early on in his career vs. the .280+ hitter he seemed to grow into two years ago. Guess it should’ve been expected if Semien were to grow into something, the next logical step is Semien bursting. 2021 Projections: 88/26/71/.249/12 in 573 ABs

13. Gleyber Torres – Well, I totally nailed last year telling you to avoid Gleyber. *blows knuckles, wipes knuckles on shirt, sees I just wiped ketchup on shirt* Damn, that’ll teach me to be full of myself after a large fry. So, now we’ve seen one 38-homer season and one 3-homer season, which came when he faced basically the Orioles every game. What’s next? Do you see a pattern? The numerical sequence goes 38, 3…? What? Back to his 24-homer rookie year numbers? His other numbers aren’t remotely similar from year-to-year. You have a better chance of guessing Willem Dafoe’s lines in The Lighthouse. Not saying I would completely dismiss Torres from drafts, but if you have a firm grasp on what he will do in 2021, you are a better liar to yourself than I. 2021 Projections: 83/25/90/.272/5 in 556 ABs

14. Tommy Edman – This is a new tier. This tier goes from here until Didi. I call this tier, “Last broken Pringle.” You ever reach your hand down the Pringles can, get your hand stuck for like four hours, then have your significant other cut the can open and your hand is still holding the last broken Pringle? That’s this tier. This is a huge drop-off from the previous tier. That doesn’t mean this tier is bad or unwanted, but it’s absolutely worth noting that this tier is way off from the previous. I could see when I’m doing my top 500 having Gleyber in the top 80 overall, and Edman after the top 100. This is also the last tier I could see convincing myself is a shortstop and not a middle infidel. The last broken Pringle. By the way, you’re only a true Pringles head if you’re still wearing the cut can like a sleeve of armor. As for Edman, already went over him in the top 20 2nd basemen for 2021 fantasy baseball.

15. Didi Gregorius – Re-signed with the Phils. Phils check notes, see they were “Okay, not great” last year, then re-sign everyone like it’s a “Let’s run it back” thunder clap from above. Not fair to lay this at Didi’s feet. I do like him, and think the re-signing was smart, especially after the Phils did nothing else. If Phils are paying scouts to look at other teams, they should retrain them. The Gregorius D.I.D. is always underrated, and as long as his contract doesn’t cause mo’ money/mo’ problems, he should be near where he always is, 16-ish Launch Angle, 41% FB rate, 25-ish homers and a “won’t kill ya” average. 2021 Projections: 73/25/84/.271/6 in 512 ABs

16. Carlos Correa – This is a new tier. This tier goes from here until DeJong. I call this tier, “Brainwashing For Dummies.” I recently bought a Brainwashing For Dummies book and I wanna try some of the techniques. Hope you don’t mind. You don’t? Wow, this book is great! This tier is filled with guys you can practice the art of self-deception and brainwash yourself into thinking are great. I’d be careful, because if you draft one, you might be telling yourself, “This guy is awesome, and I must kill the Queen.” As for Correa, I’ve said this before — And that’s me quoting me! P to the erhaps! For what it’s Werth! — but Correa feels like the type of guy who can hype himself up by being a villain and feeding off the bad energy from the Cheaty Cheaty Bang Bang Scandal, having himself a great season, because no one watching wants it. Also, that’s a fiction, and he hasn’t done anything remotely close to his Steamer projections every year. They say: 27+ homers every year and every year he barely hits 20. As they say to the last place finishers in the World’s Jigsaw Puzzle Competition, you kinda have to put it together at some point. 2021 Projections: 72/24/83/.268/2 in 533 ABs

17. Paul DeJong – Colonel Mustard hit three homers last year with a candlestick in the bedroom, while he put you to sleep. That three-homer season was obviously nothing, you tell yourself as you remind yourself to put some fabric softener in when you wash your brain. You tell yourself this is nonsense, DeJong had a HardHit% and Launch Angle that should equate to 30 homers. DeJong can steal bases you tell yourself, as you slowly swing a watch on a chain in front of your face. He also hit .285 one year, you say, after not blinking for five minutes like a brainwashed zombie. 2021 Projections: 84/28/75/.241/4 in 566 ABs

18. Jorge Polanco – This is a new tier. This tier goes from here until Dubon. I call this tier, “Michael hollers, ‘Just look over your shoulder, honey!'” It should be noted, the tier name is also the chorus for a new Busta Rhymes song. This tier is middle infidels, and guys who should be looking over their shoulder so they’re not replaced in shallower leagues. This is also the end of the road for shortstops, and more middle infidels or UTIL guys in shallower leagues. As for Polanco, already gave you my Jorge Polanco sleeper. It was written while getting the shakes from not drinking enough Shamrock Shakes. 2021 Projections: 83/23/74/.272/8 in 572 ABs

19. David Fletcher – Already went over him in the top 20 2nd basemen for 2021 fantasy baseball.

20. Jake Cronenworth – Already went over him in the top 20 2nd basemen for 2021 fantasy baseball.

21. Isiah Kiner-Falefa – In my dream world, Anthony DiscoFriesSclafani, Nick Castellanos, The Greek God of Hard Contact, and Israeli Diner-Falafel would all be on the same team, but I’m also writing this on an empty stomach 12 days into the Whole 30, and cheeburger, cheeburger, cheeburger! It’s wrong to dismiss IKF as IDGAF. He has surprising speed (to me, at least), could get into 10 homers, and made some adjustments, that could lead him to a repeat of his .280+ average vs. regressing to his humdrum .238. 2021 Projections: 78/8/61/.283/18 in 569 ABs

22. Ha-Seong Kim – Here’s what I said this offseason, “Signed with the Padres. We’re all making the same mistake we make every year with players, especially hitters, coming from the KBO. The pitchers in the KBO are not great. Dan Straily went there and looked like Dan All-Starily. Was that Dan Straily pitching or did Jacob deGrom pitch via Zoom on his days off in his place? Let’s grab a random pitcher, say, Jose Urena. He’d go to the KBO and be a 12 K/9 pitcher. I’m not exaggerating. Straily went from a 6.5 K/9 in the majors to 9.5 in Korea. So, Ha-Seong Kim’s KBO stats look great — 30/23/.306 — but Jung Ho Kang hit 40 homers in Korea one year. KBO is about the same competition level of Double-A. Stop getting roped into the “KBO hitter coming to the majors” narrative. Maybe Ha-Seong Kim sneaks into 15+ homers and 15+ steals, but a superstar, he is not.” And that’s me quoting me! 2021 Projections: 62/17/58/.254/15 in 519 ABs

23. Willy Adames – He’s a flip-flop of the Israeli Diner-Falafel, projecting out to 18/8 vs. 8/18, i.e., Willy rolls on Shabbos. 2021 Projections: 58/18/72/.253/8 in 489 ABs

24. Andres Gimenez – Already went over him in the top 20 2nd basemen for 2021 fantasy baseball.

25. Joey Wendle – Already went over him in the top 20 2nd basemen for 2021 fantasy baseball.

26. Willi Castro – “From Willy Adames to Willi Castro, My Journey Through Different Names For My Johnson” by Grey Albright. That should make for a nice Google search. Any hoo! Castro could make an interesting pick up at some point in the season even in shallower leagues, if he connects the dots and is healthy. Last year was nice — 6 HRs, .349 — but on the back of a .448 BABIP and 20.7% HR/FB, when he posted under 10% rates in the minors. Not sold yet for the shallowest of leagues, but take a look-see at my Willi in deeper ones or maybe as a last round UTIL. 2021 Projections: 64/15/61/.246/15 in 552 ABs

27. Jonathan Villar – Already went over him in the top 20 2nd basemen for 2021 fantasy baseball.

28. Nick Ahmed – Hey, look, it’s Dr. Nick! “Hi, everybody!” Dr. Nick gets a bad rap. “Instead of chewing gum, chew bacon!” I know, Dr. Nick! If you see Ahmed’s projected stats of 18/7/.255 and can’t see essentially Willy Adames, you should get your eyes checked. “I can help you!” No thanks, Dr. Nick! 2021 Projections: 61/18/68/.253/7 in 555 ABs

29. Andrelton Simmons – Signed with the Twins. Andrelton showed up at the signing announcement wearing a Stars jersey, and when he heard he was playing for the Twins, he said, “I have twins: Nanu Nanu,” then after a beat, “That’s their names.” Andrelton is a glove first, average second, steals third, power fourth, RBIs fifth, runs sixth shortstop. To not put too fine a point on it.  2021 Projections: 59/8/64/.281/9 in 538 ABs

30. Orlando Arcia – He actually (Arcially?) had a solid season (59 games) for him when just peeling away batted ball profile numbers. Best season of career by a decent amount. If I had any faith that it would stick or his upside was anything more than a good two months from a great shortstop (think 20/8), I might’ve wrote a sleeper post for him. He’s only 26 years old, and I could see the late flyer, but if you need to say, “Arcia later,” it’s no big whoop. 2021 Projections: 56/18/64/.251/7 in 502 ABs

31. Mauricio Dubon – Already went over him in the top 20 2nd basemen for 2021 fantasy baseball.

32. Jose Iglesias – This is a new tier. This tier goes from here until Rosario. I call this tier, “A ha’penny.” The song Christmas Is Coming goes, “If you haven’t a full penny, a ha’penny will do, and if you haven’t a ha’penny, then God bless you!” Yeah, okay, but what the eff is a ha’penny? Is that on a cryptocurrency exchange? I can’t do shizz with a ha’penny. A penny and five dollars ain’t even getting me a cup of coffee. I’m walking up to Starbucks with a thousand ha’pennies jingle-jangling in my pockets like I’m going to the laundromat, and a homeless person is gonna be like, “Can you spare any change?” and here I am sounding like Santa’s sleigh bells–Any hoo! This tier is fine for deep leagues, but pretty useless in 12-team and shallower. As for Iglesias, here’s what I said when he signed with the Angels, “On a more somber note, wonder what the Heaven’s Gate guy would’ve thought about the Angels trading for Raisel Iglesias and Jose Iglesias. That’s gotta be a sign, right? No? Well, he would’ve thought it was. Side note:  the phrase “what in the holy eff” was invented for the HBO Max Heaven’s Gate documentary. As for Jose Iglesias, I’ve already drafted him in one 2021 league. Yes, I’ve already drafted a 2021 fantasy baseball league, I’ll try to go over it later this week. It was super late when I went to Iglesias, but I was hoping he could save my batting average’s soul. He’s a high contact, nothing else guy.” And that’s me quoting me!  2021 Projections: 64/8/68/.283/6 in 472 ABs

33. Luis Urias – Already went over him in the top 20 2nd basemen for 2021 fantasy baseball.

34. Miguel Rojas – I’d be almost jazzed about Rojas if it wasn’t for Jazz. Some of the guys in this tier could be in a sub-tier, “Hey, not bad if they give them 600 ABs, but you can’t seriously give this guy 600 ABs, right?” But a ha’penny will do. 2021 Projections: 56/9/51/.281/10 in 437 ABs

35. Freddy Galvis – Already went over him in the top 20 2nd basemen for 2021 fantasy baseball.

36. Chris Taylor – Already went over him in the top 20 2nd basemen for 2021 fantasy baseball.

37. Nico Hoerner – Already went over him in the top 20 2nd basemen for 2021 fantasy baseball.

38. Amed Rosario – Here’s what I said this offseason after his trade to Cleveland, “Might be the biggest value change of anyone. Well, except Yu Chang. I said that time may Chang me, but Yu Chang time… He had his value obliterated. Rosario went from an afterthought, who shouldn’t have been drafted prior to this trade, to being an interesting late MI. MI crazy? I don’t think so. In two 500+ AB seasons, he was rosterable in 12-team leagues, and moves to a better ballpark. Not saying he will be Lindor lite, but he might be Andres Gimenez drafted later. Call him Andres 300 ADP.” And that’s me quoting me! UPDATE: With the addition of Cesar Hernandez on the Indians, Rosario is in the same shituation as he was on the Mets. 2021 Projections: 36/7/47/.256/13 in 310 ABs

39. Wander Franco – This is a new tier. This tier goes from here until Tejeda. I call this tier, “Hey, the minors, whatever happened there?” This tier is a late upside tier of guys who might be up in April or not at all. My guess is they’ll be varying ETAs of August/September and high on the 2022 target list, but with the minor leagues such a question mark, who knows. As for Wander, already gave you my Wander Franco fantasy. It was written while dining underwater. 2021 Projections: 19/4/16/.291/4 in 110 ABs

40. Jazz Chisholm – Already went over him in the top 20 2nd basemen for 2021 fantasy baseball.

41. Jeter Downs – Here’s what Prospect Itch said, “The primary return for Mookie Betts, Downs has a lot to live up to, but when you’re named Jeter because Derek, you’ve probably been facing wild expectations your whole life. This Jeter appealed to the Red Sox partly due to a sizzling finish in 2019 that saw him slash .333/.429/.688 in AA. That line represented just 12 games but reflected the growth Downs exhibited throughout that season, when he stole 23 bases and hit 19 home runs across 107 games in high A. The only tool that’s not plus is defense, which is just fine for our purposes, and Grey’s laugh sounds like a pod of porpoises.” Not cool, man. 2021 Projections: 18/2/16/.242/3 in 98 ABs

42. Jose Garcia – Here’s what Prospect Itch said previously, “Though he didn’t hit in his 2020 debut, Jose Garcia remains a true five-tool talent who’s already plus defensively at short. He might wind up a four-tool big leaguer if he can’t make more contact going forward, but I think it would be shortsighted to put much stock in his struggles after jumping straight from high A to the show. Speaking of which, can someone show me how to poison Grey?” Hey, what is going on here? I don’t have a ton of faith in Garcia for 2021. Dude’s like 12, but upside glimmers brightly when someone might have a starting job out of camp. UPDATE: Reds seem like they want anyone but Garcia to play short for them, so taking that hint, I moved him down and removed some projections. I didn’t add the Kyles, Farmer and Holder, the Reds’ backup options, because I prefer a Kyle Holder held me down while a Kyle Farmer ran a tractor over my foot. 2021 Projections: 21/5/26/.231/8 in 248 ABs

43. Anderson Tejeda – He saw time in the majors last year (23 games) and was relatively productive (3 HRs, 4 SBs, .253). The average is high there, but he can contribute power/speed, and is the type who is better for fantasy than real life. (Though, his glove seems to be okay, so maybe he’s good for real baseball too. I don’t know real baseball, is that weird? I am a robot fantasy baseball ‘pert. Domo arigato.) My biggest problem with Tejeda is he seems a year away, even after being up. 2021 Projections: 11/4/14/.219/3 in 91 ABs

44. Kevin Newman – This is a new tier. This tier goes from here until the end of the list. I call this tier, “Urine on a snowflake.” We’re all special snowflakes. Every shortstop has it’s tiny hexagonal ice crystal points, broadly determined by light, heat, humidity and playing time. These snowflakes have a tinge of yellow. As for Newman, already went over him in the top 20 2nd basemen for 2021 fantasy baseball.

45. Elvis AndrusRangers have moved on from Elvis for tending to their shortstop duties, but like every decision the Rangers have seemed to make in the last 20 years, and remind me strongly of their treatment of Michael Young, Elvis Andrus is slotted to play 3rd for them. Rangers move on like you in 11th grade when you were deemed a Stage 5 Clinger by your ex. It was unfair, if you ask me, you had every right to show up at her house screaming, “But we won Best Macarena’ing Couple at the Junior Prom!” UPDATE: Traded to the A’s. That really makes my previous blurb for him dated, literally and figuratively. The Rangers moved on from Andrus. Dot dot dot. Onto Khris Davis! Yup, Khris Davis and Joey Gallo in the same lineup, as the Rangers throw out everything anyone’s learned about lineup construction from the last 25 years. Any hoo! Solid landing spot for Andrus. Oh, it doesn’t make him better for fantasy, but now he at least will be playing near-everyday. 2021 Projections: 58/10/57/.248/11 in 445 ABs

46. J.P. Crawford – There is a certain class of player that is only rosterable in deep league, and the more they play, the less valuable they are. When your hunger for someone else and anger at who you have reach its pinnacle, it’s hanger. A lot of the guys in this tier are hangers. Joan P. Crawford gives bad hanger vibes. 2021 Projections: 68/10/48/.232/11 in 486 ABs

47. Richie Martin – At shortstop, Orioles are livin’ la vida broka. UPDATE: With Freddy Galvis signing, he was removed. 2021 Projections: 44/8/51/.212/14 in 430 ABs

47. Brandon Crawford – This is the final year in Crawford’s six-year deal, so I’d expect a big year. Think: garbage/hot garbage/lukewarm garbage/surprisingly terrible garbage/more garbage. The Lukewarm Garbage is really where his value lies. 2021 Projections: 54/12/61/.234/4 in 507 ABs

48. Erik Gonzalez – There’s reports that the Pirates are bringing back their 1979 championship anthem, We Are Family, so it’s not weird when they ask their players to pay rent for their clubhouse locker, and do their own laundry. 2021 Projections: 47/11/51/.237/10 in 488 ABs

 
  1. Deviling my dog says:
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    20 team. CBS league where ohtani gets offensive and pitching stats. I wonder where to target him. I was thinking either my pick at #73 or #88. Is the porridge too hot(early), too cold or just right? Thanks you!

    • Deviling my dog says:
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      I’m seeing ohtani consistently going around 200 in ADPs and rankings. But I would think ohtani’s draft slot would go significantly higher in leagues where both of his stats count.

      • The Great Knoche says:
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        I’d look at him closer to 130 if stats count for both.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Wouldn’t touch him at 130 either

          • The Great Knoche says:
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            Me either, but guessing that would be around the going rate.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, well cut…me…out! *makes Full House cut me out motion*

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Way too hot

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Just because he’s eligible to pitch doesn’t mean he can

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Like physically capable

  2. Ante J GALIC says:
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    Grey!!

    Awesome SS report, just like Joseph Goebbels ordered it!

    a. So, if I take 2 SS I’m not completely out of my mind. Good! Have been doing that (taking 2 some times 3 top tier SS in my drafts) the last 3 years in RCLs. I think taking 3 is too much as you have zero roster flexibility – one at SS, one at MI and the third at the U and then no one else can play. Here, two is company and three is a crowd.

    b. Did an auction mock draft, 10 team, AL/NL mixed and I thought about you. I really love your logical and organized brain and even if you only get 50% of your targets in auction drafts you still come out a million miles ahead of your competition who just kind of wing it. Thanks!

    c. MLB quote of the day for January 25, 2021

    1. Balor Moore, born January 25, 1951

    ‘Every year the draft comes out with the Top 20 busts or failures of all-time, and I’m always on there. I don’t mind talking about it, because if you look at the potential I had when I came up and what happened, I don’t think I was a failure, but I didn’t play up to what my potential was… I love baseball and I have zero bad memories. I can go to old timer’s games and just enjoy myself. I’m not bitter like some other old players. I’m just very, very happy now.’

    Balor Moore (Michael Walsh of MLB.com, No Moore regrets for first Montreal pick, 06/07/2006)

    2. Vern Ruhle, born January 25, 1951

    ‘He (Vern Ruhle) was a quiet unassuming person who accomplished a lot with what would probably be considered less than average major league talent just with the love of the game. He was out there early and always late. He worked real hard because he loved the game. … The point is he was self made. I think that really helped him in coaching. He was such a kind hearted person. Everybody liked him.’

    Houston Astros Manager Larry Dierker (AP Wire, 01/21/2007)

    3. Tyler Graham, born January 25, 1984

    ‘As a kid growing up, everybody wants to make it to the big leagues eventually. Going through six, six-and-a-half years in the minors, it’s definitely been a grind, probably more mentally than physically.’

    Tyler Graham (Post Game Press Conference, September 7, 2012, Fox Sports Arizona)

    4. Bill Monbouquette, died January 25, 2015

    ‘(Bill) Monbouquette was a workhorse righthander with pinpoint control. He posted a 114-112 record and a 3.68 ERA in 11 seasons (96 wins with the Sox on bad teams) and never made the postseason, despite stints with the Tigers, Yankees, and Giants He refuses to bad-mouth those weak Sox teams. ‘What can you do? You go out there and try to battle,’ he says. He absolutely hated to be taken out of a game. ‘My makeup was you had to finish what you start. Even with the greatest reliever I ever saw – and that was Dick Radatz. I used to say to him, If you don’t get him out, I’m going to kick your ass. Here’s a 6-foot-6-inch guy, 270-pound guy. He said, ‘Get up in the clubhouse and crack me a Bud, I’ll be right up.’ And he’d go 1-2-3.’

    Sportswriter Stan Grossfeld in The Boston Globe (05/16/2008, ‘Monbo fights on’, Source)

    Cheers,
    Ante

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! I think

      A. Yeah, that works

      B. Very organized, like I have a Container Store on top of my shoulders

      3. Tyler Graham? I don’t which container he’s in

    • joebobsays says:
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      Ante!—

      Yesterday was my birthday! I missed your 1/24 write up! ?

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Damn, we need weekend Ante, for birthdays!

  3. Ante GALIC says:
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    Grey!!

    Awesome SS report, just like Joseph Goebbels ordered it!

    a. So, if I take 2 SS I’m not completely out of my mind. Good! Have been doing that (taking 2 some times 3 top tier SS in my drafts) the last 3 years in RCLs. I think taking 3 is too much as you have zero roster flexibility – one at SS, one at MI and the third at the U and then no one else can play. Here, two is company and three is a crowd.

    b. Did an auction mock draft, 10 team, AL/NL mixed and I thought about you. I really love your logical and organized brain and even if you only get 50% of your targets in auction drafts you still come out a million miles ahead of your competition who just kind of wing it. Thanks!

    c. MLB quote of the day for January 25, 2021

    1. Balor Moore, born January 25, 1951

    ‘Every year the draft comes out with the Top 20 busts or failures of all-time, and I’m always on there. I don’t mind talking about it, because if you look at the potential I had when I came up and what happened, I don’t think I was a failure, but I didn’t play up to what my potential was… I love baseball and I have zero bad memories. I can go to old timer’s games and just enjoy myself. I’m not bitter like some other old players. I’m just very, very happy now.’

    Balor Moore (Michael Walsh of MLB.com, No Moore regrets for first Montreal pick, 06/07/2006)

    2. Vern Ruhle, born January 25, 1951

    ‘He (Vern Ruhle) was a quiet unassuming person who accomplished a lot with what would probably be considered less than average major league talent just with the love of the game. He was out there early and always late. He worked real hard because he loved the game. … The point is he was self made. I think that really helped him in coaching. He was such a kind hearted person. Everybody liked him.’

    Houston Astros Manager Larry Dierker (AP Wire, 01/21/2007)

    3. Tyler Graham, born January 25, 1984

    ‘As a kid growing up, everybody wants to make it to the big leagues eventually. Going through six, six-and-a-half years in the minors, it’s definitely been a grind, probably more mentally than physically.’

    Tyler Graham (Post Game Press Conference, September 7, 2012, Fox Sports Arizona)

    4. Bill Monbouquette, died January 25, 2015

    ‘(Bill) Monbouquette was a workhorse righthander with pinpoint control. He posted a 114-112 record and a 3.68 ERA in 11 seasons (96 wins with the Sox on bad teams) and never made the postseason, despite stints with the Tigers, Yankees, and Giants He refuses to bad-mouth those weak Sox teams. ‘What can you do? You go out there and try to battle,’ he says. He absolutely hated to be taken out of a game. ‘My makeup was you had to finish what you start. Even with the greatest reliever I ever saw – and that was Dick Radatz. I used to say to him, If you don’t get him out, I’m going to kick your ass. Here’s a 6-foot-6-inch guy, 270-pound guy. He said, ‘Get up in the clubhouse and crack me a Bud, I’ll be right up.’ And he’d go 1-2-3.’

    Sportswriter Stan Grossfeld in The Boston Globe (05/16/2008, ‘Monbo fights on’, Source)

    Cheers,
    Ante

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      The ol’ double post!

      • Ante Galic says:
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        Grey!!

        Sorry man. There was a glitch this AM. The system was saying double post, yet every time I refreshed the page, there was just 1 comment. So after like 10 comment went through but obvi, two times. Sorry.

        Haha, weekend Ante! Sorry, weekend is busy washing the windows on the weekend. Actually my wife went to that island paradise with her friend from college so it’s me behind the wheel taking care of the family – cooking, cleaning and taking care of Simba. Though taking care of a dog (as any dog owner knows) is a total misnomer ’cause duh, with a little food, a little love and 1-2 hours for walks the dog takes care of him/herself.

        Cheers,
        Ante

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You’re allowed a day or two off, Ante, to do more work at home

  4. VinWins

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    4. I love the Dick Radatz quote, ‘Get up in the clubhouse and crack me a Bud, I’ll be right up.’ Don’t remember hearing of him, so did some searching. Learned he faced Mickey Mantle 19 times, and held him to a .188 average with 12 Ks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, was a battle of who could hold their booze better

  5. Bterry says:
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    Im old enough to remember when SS was a shallow position. 6 top 20 guys now!! At what point is it too late for the position? Should you have your ss by the 6/7th if you want to compete at the position? Im going for one before the 4th to make sure i get one of the bangers and dont end up with dansby or worse.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d want a top SS if possible

  6. Will says:
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    You have Chris Taylor ranked surprisingly low given where he finished last season on the Player Rater (92 overall) and eligibility at three positions. Playing time concerns?

    • The Great Knoche says:
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      That and his stats over full seasons in 2018 and 2019.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, I’m not a fan…I think he’s lucky to get 350 ABs, at least hopefully, and not worthwhile ABs in most leagues

      • Will says:
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        He played almost every game last season and his season stats extrapolate to 500AB with a .270 / 22 / 86 / 8 line. So you must be assuming for 2021 that Lux starts at 2b and Rios (or Turner if they sign him) starts at 3B?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Lux has to push his way into the lineup at some point, are they just ignoring Lux forever?

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Also, I think Turner re-signs, but that doesn’t matter much for Taylor, more Lux

  7. TC says:
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    Standard roto scoring keep forever. Deal on the table. Guys with round value to keep. 10 team, keep 15. I’d give Lindor(28) and Scherzer(2) to get Eloy(21) and Woodruff(16). I would have Trea, Hiura, and B.Lowe left to cover SS, 2b, and MI. Does getting out of Max as a round 2 pick, and getting that draft spot back, warrant giving up Lindor in this exchange? There should be some good players thrown back since some teams are overloaded, but just wanted your opinion if it was worth it. Thanks

    • Grey

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      That sounds decent and fair

      • Phil says:
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        I agree with Grey here…I’m really high on Woodruff, and think he can return close to similar value and production as Max (and perhaps healthier), and you’re getting back a 2nd round pick. I really like Lindor, but you have Treat Urner, and 2B/MI covered to an extent. And my boy Eloy is legit…very fair and I think the aspect that this in your favor is getting a 2nd round pick back.

  8. Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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    Hey Grey – currently trying to consolidate my pitching keepers ($19 Bieber, $19 Snell, $12 Cookie, $4 Burnes) into a hitting keeper + shopping Bieber since he’ll get the best return.

    So far, best offer is $19 Bieber for either (a) $13 Xander or (b) $10 Voit plus [$24 Darvish].

    Do you like either of those? Both feel pretty light (but I’ve always had a hard time assessing Xander) and (b) doesn’t help my keeper consolidation.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Xander sounds fair…Not B

      • Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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        Thanks. Good to know you think Xander would work!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I like Xander a lot, it’s just fair tho

          • Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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            Yeah, I’ll try and get more, but good to have as a backup. These would be for my final 3 keeper slots (7 keepers total, other 4 are stud hitters). Seems like Xander + 2 of my non-Bieber pitchers above is a better fit than 3 SP keepers (Bieber and 2 others).

            Might also be able to get Xander AND Voit for Bieber (and only keep 1 SP – probably Snell or Cookie I guess).

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, holding Bieber would be better

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Or getting Xander/Voit

                • Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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                  Thanks!

                  • Grey

                    Grey says:
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                    No problem

  9. The Great Knoche says:
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    That Joann Fabrics rap was one of the greatest raps by a white guy since Eninem debuted.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, thanks!

  10. FISH2O says:
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    Kyle Seager or isiah kiner falafel…. asking for a friend

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Isiah

      • Fish20 says:
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        Fml…. he just went! Seager or Justine turner… both seem old and boring as backups…. thanks

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Turner

  11. 4 in top 10, 6 in top 20! Super stacked!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup!

  12. Scott Kimmel says:
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    Grey,

    The guy who has Yelich told me last night, that if I want Yelich, Luis Robert has to be going back to him. Consider it, or move on

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Consider it

      • Scott Kimmel says:
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        if l move Robert ($5) for Yelich ($39) , should I ask for fried ($6) as well and offer Mize ($5) or D. Garcia ($5) and ask for $$$$ to cover the difference

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Wow, Robert is for that cheap?

          • Scott Kimmel says:
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            yes that cheap

            • Scott Kimmel says:
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              for that reason i may hold Robert

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Yeah, hold

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Wouldn’t trade him

              • Scott Kimmel says:
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                i think robert has a higher upside

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  He does

                  • Scott Kimmel says:
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                    ok thanks for talking me off the ledge

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      No problem

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      im going to hold Robert and enjoy him for yrs to come. still not sure what to offer for Ozuna

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Yeah, good idea

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      bregman and maybe mize

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      That sounds fair

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      so hold on to bregman ($35), and mize ($5)

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Ozuna for Bregman/Mize sounds fair

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      what about a bregman ($35)/Mize ($5) for Ozuna ($41) and Glasnow ($28) plus some cash. difference is $29

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Works for me

                  • Scott Kimmel says:
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                    if i show u my team could u tell me what a fair offer for Ozuna ($41) and Glasnow ($28)?

                    C/1B Austin Nola (SD) $6.00
                    C/1B *J.T. Realmuto () $26.00
                    1B/OF Cody Bellinger (LAD) $29.00
                    1B/3B Alec Bohm (PHI) $5.00
                    1B/2B/SS Jake Cronenworth (SD) $5.00
                    1B Freddie Freeman (ATL) $30.00
                    1B Vladimir Guerrero, Jr. (TOR) $5.00
                    1B Luke Voit (NYY) $27.00
                    2B Jose Altuve (HOU) $34.00
                    2B Nick Madrigal (CWS) IL $5.00
                    3B Alex Bregman (HOU) $35.00
                    3B Jose Ramirez (CLE) $53.00
                    SS Javier Baez (CHC) $33.00
                    SS Bo Bichette (TOR) $6.00
                    OF Michael Brantley (HOU) $30.00
                    OF Michael Conforto (NYM) $26.00
                    OF Adam Eaton (CWS) $17.00
                    OF Luis Robert (CWS) $5.00
                    OF Kyle Tucker (HOU) $5.00
                    UT Yordan Alvarez (HOU) $6.00
                    UT/SP Shohei Ohtani (LAA) $34.00
                    UT Franmil Reyes (CLE) $35.00
                    SP *Trevor Bauer () $35.00
                    SP Yu Darvish (SD) $33.00
                    SP Deivi Garcia (NYY) $5.00
                    SP Clayton Kershaw (LAD) $29.00
                    SP Lance McCullers, Jr. (HOU) $27.00
                    SP/RP Tristan McKenzie (CLE) $5.00
                    SP Casey Mize (DET) $5.00
                    SP Chris Paddack (SD) $6.00
                    SP Chris Sale (BOS) IL $42.00
                    SP Max Scherzer (WAS) $47.00
                    SP Luis Severino (NYY) IL $33.00
                    SP Julio Urias (LAD) $6.00
                    RP Nick Anderson (TB) $6.00
                    RP *Alex Colome () $22.00
                    RP Giovanny Gallegos (STL) $6.00
                    RP Brad Hand (WAS) $39.00
                    RP Raisel Iglesias (LAA) $39.00
                    RP Emilio Pagan (SD) $6.00
                    RP Tanner Rainey (WAS) $5.00
                    RP Will Smith (ATL) $17.00

                    Minor Leaguers:
                    C Dillon Dingler (DET)
                    C Adler Rutschman (BAL)
                    C Tyler Soderstrom (OAK)
                    1B Andrew Vaughn (CWS)
                    2B Josh Smith (NYY)
                    3B Kody Hoese (LAD)
                    SS CJ Abrams (SD)
                    SS/3B/OF Ryan Vilade (COL)
                    SS Masyn Winn (STL)
                    SS Bobby Witt, Jr. (KC)
                    OF Corbin Carroll (ARI)
                    OF Tyler Gentry (KC)
                    OF Luis Matos (SF)
                    OF Heliot Ramos (SF)
                    OF Julio Rodriguez (SEA)
                    OF Drew Waters (ATL)
                    SP/RHP Mick Abel (PHI)
                    SP,RP/RHP Nick Bitsko (TB)
                    SP/LHP Braxton Garrett (MIA)
                    SP/RHP Yoendrys Gomez (NYY)
                    SP/LHP MacKenzie Gore (SD)
                    SP/RHP Hunter Greene (CIN)
                    SP/RHP Ethan Hankins (CLE)
                    SP,RP/RHP Cole Henry (WAS)
                    SP/RHP Ben Hernandez (KC)
                    SP/RHP Landon Knack (LAD)
                    SP,RP/LHP Shane McClanahan (TB)
                    SP/RHP Max Meyer (MIA)
                    SP,RP/RHP Carmen Mlodzinski (PIT)
                    SP/RHP Alexander Vizcaino (NYY)
                    SP/LHP Joey Wentz (DET)

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      What does the other guy want?

                    • Diego Garcia says:
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                      Ozuna at $41 is horrible. You definitely DO NOT want to take on a boat anchor like that.

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      No Joey wentz

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Joey Wentz for who?

                  • Scott Kimmel says:
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                    Grey who is the everyday 2B in SD Kim or Cronenworth

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Prolly Kim, but timeshare right now

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      where does this leave cronenworth? should i keep him at$5 or try and trade him

                    • Grey

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                      He’s worth $5

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      i just saw onmlb.com the depth chart has cronenworth as the starter

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Yeah, could be…It’s toss up right now

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      ok i’ll hold him. if he is the back up should i trade him

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Nah

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      trying to acquire Yusniel diaz for Joey wentz and maybe something else

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      For who, Cronenworth?

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      no trade wentz possibly someone else for Yusniel diaz

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Ah

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      I was just offered Ozuna ($41) and Brandon Woodruff ($6) for my Bregman ($35), and Mize ($5). Now Im not sure i want Ozuna. what do you think

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Sounds decent

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      he said he would do Mize for woodruff

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Woodruff

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      Brandon Woodruff/MIL

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Yeah, that’s the one

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      would u do it

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Ozuna and Woodruff for Bregman/Mize? Yeah

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Or rather Bregman/Mize for Ozuna/Woodruff — yes

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      what about Mize ($5) for Woodruff ($6)

                    • Grey

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                      Yup

                    • Scott Kimmel says:
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                      waiting for him to propose it

  13. 406mtechdigger says:
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    Thanks for all of your work! Deeply appreciated! Another draft question….

    Wondering how much you would be willing to spend on Clevinger in a Dynasty/Keeper format (I think I might be able to get a couple of years of “value”).

    Here is my team make up going into the draft and the league outline….. Also of note, most top 7ish pitchers go for between $125-$200 in this league (Due to your guidance, I don’t participate in those shenanigans).

    12 Teamer H2H Points League
    $1000 draft budget
    Keep whoever you want with progressive cost each year
    20-40-60-80-100-125-150-175-200 etc

    Jose Ramirez – $125
    Manny Machado – $100
    Xander Bogaerts – $80
    Lance Lynn – $40
    Carlos Carrasco – $40
    Luis Roberts – $40
    Trent Grisham – $20
    Julio Rodriguez – $20
    Alex Verdugo – $20
    Kyle Lewis – $20
    Dustin May – $20
    Kenta Maeda – $20
    Framber Valdez – $20
    James Karinchak – $20

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      $20 seems like a nice price, is that the lowest he can go for?

      • 406mtechdigger says:
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        Can be drafted for any amount, but if it is for less than $20 then that is what he will kept at next year, then $40 the year after, and so on…..

        • Grey

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          So, draft for $19 and keep for $20?

          • 406mtechdigger says:
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            Yep!

  14. Woolly the Mammoth says:
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    Does Jameson Taillon get a bump up in value now that he’s playing for the evil empire?

  15. Jayj says:
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    16 man dynasty league.
    SP: Maeda, Sixto, Stroman, Canning, Odorizzi, Garret richards
    Strong RP staff.
    Would you go into the season with that or trade for a sp/lose an sp.
    If i need an sp, what kind? thanks.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Looks decent, prolly need more IP, depends where/if Odorizzi signs

  16. primetime says:
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    Grey, as a patreon member, I don’t see Eddie Rosario. What his projections?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      He’s a free agent

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        See the third note I have on every rankings post

  17. Mr. C says:
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    Would you guys do (in a keeper normal 5 x 5 league):
    Send Giolito
    Acquire Moncada?

  18. Harley Earl says:
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    Was watching the video and noticed something, I’m sure you probably already have seen it. But just in case you haven’t I’ll let you in on it.

    Did you know when you introduce Willi Castro, the header above his picture says Second Basemen Late? Yup, sure does. Thought you might want to edit that or something. Anyway, when I saw it, I was immediately confused. Then I realized I had Trevor Story and Javier Baez on my team and so I then said to myself “who gives a fuck?”

    Until we meet again.

  19. Dan says:
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    Hoping you might be able to weigh in. Im a first timer in a 30 team dynasty league with contract length and $$ based on actual mlb contracts. Never been in any type of league as deep as this or as intricate as far as contracts go. I got offered a trade that I wondered if you could help evaluate. Since it’ll be too complicated post all the contract details, looking more for advice from a talent perspective only.

    Having just completed the 56 round draft, I was offered.

    Yoan Moncada, Keibert Ruiz and Jon Gray for Tarik Skubal, Oneil Cruz, Aaron Bracho and Davis Wendzel

    Won’t post the whole Team But core is:

    c – Martin Maldonado / Kyle Higashioka
    1B Pete Alonso
    2B Luis Arraez
    SS Javier Baez
    3B Miguel Andujar / Rio Ruiz
    OF: Cody Bellinger
    OF: Joey Gallo
    OF: Victor Reyes
    Util: Franmil Reyes

    SP: yu darvish
    SP Hyun Jin Ryu
    SP Greinke
    SP Tarik skubal
    SP Adrien Houser

    Leaning towards thinking this is reasonable but not sure how to weigh sending so many top prospects in dynasty. Thinking I’ll counter by offering Jackson kowar instead of skubal. Accepting gives a boost at 3B and some depth at catcher but don’t love trading all of skubal, bracho and cruz.

    Hope that’s not too much. Try to keep questions short usually!

    • Dan says:
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      Prob helps to mention it’s H2H points league.

  20. Rocky61 says:
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    Need some advice…

    drafting ninth in a ten team mixed league, so getting picks 9 and 12. Hoping to get Trea Turner or Trevor Story at 9 and I’m pretty sure Lindor will be available at 12 since lots of folks like to draft pitchers early…

    is it crazy to go for a 2nd shortstop so early in the draft? Other option might be to go after a Bellinger or Freeman who might be available at 12?

    • Grey

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      I’d take Cody or Freddie

  21. Chatty says:
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    Startup 16 team dynasty draft: I’m picking in the middle of the first round and considering Trea, Bichette, and Bellinger; Trea would be my “logical”, by the book choice. However, Bichette is SUPER tempting here; the talent and age look great for a dynasty and if he’s a top five pick next year, I have to consider now right? In a redraft I pick Trea… Does it change to Bichette in a dynasty format? Or would you pick Bellinger’s upside above either?

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