Padres starters give me the feels; Mariners starters start the underneath tinglings; Dodgers starters feather enthusiasm on the undercarriage.  Reds starters?  That park is so blech.  Luis Castillo’s sexy, but, again, that park and…I trail off, thinking about whatever happened to Better Call Saul, did that show end?  When my thoughts drift back, I remember what I was thinking about, and see Tyler Mahle.  More like Tyler Mehle was my thought.  Now?  After watching him dismantle the Cubs?  Color me intrigued, with a red paintbrush.  Yesterday, Mahle went 6 IP, 0 ER, 1 hit, 2 walks, 7 Ks.  He looked shaky as all get out to start the game — walked Happ, Bryant lined out hard, hit Rizzo, then he said, “Good morning, good afternoon, and–Well, I already have two outs, so I’ll have to say good night in the next inning.”  And he did.  He settled down after that, and no one looked close to starting a rally.  He had a bit of luck at one point by getting to face the opposing Tyler after giving up a triple to Baez, but Mahle didn’t exude a whole lot of sweat beads otherwise.  I’ve seen more sweat on a girl doing a Tyler Chatwood, which is a euphemism for tying a cherry stem into a knot with your mouth while seamlessly carrying on a conversation.  I grabbed Mahle in one league for his next start vs. the Pirates, and plan on going one start at a time for now, but I’m encouraged.  Anyway, here’s what else I saw yesterday in fantasy baseball:

Scott Schebler – Out yesterday with a sore elbow.  What a Schelbower!

Tyler Chatwood – 6 IP, 1 ER, 10 baserunners (6 BBs), 4 Ks.  I’ve seen cherry stems find the plate with more ease.  Stop making sense, David Byrne!

Michael Saunders – Signed with the O’s.  *entire Orioles’ front office lines up like the beginning of a basketball game, Dan Duquette runs down middle, shimmying, high and low-fiving everyone*  PA Announcer comes on loudspeaker, “We’ve fixed our entire team!!!”

Trey Mancini – 1-for-4 and his 1st homer.  Why do I feel like a garbage time homer proves a player loves me as much as I love him?

Carlos Correa – Day-to-day with toe discomfort.  WebMD says the technical name for this is, “The Little Piggy went wah-wah all the way home.”

Marwin Gonzalez – 1-for-4 and his 1st home run.  FTM!  For the Marwin!

Charlie Morton – 6 IP, 0 ER, 5 baserunners, 6 Ks.  Big regret this preseason was not drafting Morton anywhere.  He was going for peanuts as if he didn’t just have a top 30 starter season in 2017.  First time through the Astros rotation, their collective ERA is 1.78.  Bit better than my fantasy team anchored by Robbie Ray and C-Mart.

Francisco Liriano – 6 2.3 IP, 1 ER, 6 baserunners, 3 Ks.  This start was loved by the Stream-o-nator.  His next start though, well, less love.

Jason Hammel – 5 IP, 5 ER.  Hammel?  More like Jason Hammer’d!  AM I RIGHT?!

J.T. Realmuto – Started catching drills, which looks like you’re squatting to poop with your pants on.

Brian Johnson – 6 IP, 1 ER, 8 baserunners, 5 Ks.  His only blemish was a home run surrendered to Brian Anderson.  Coincidentally, every white person went to high school with a Brian Anderson or Brian Johnson.

Hanley Ramirez – 2-for-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs and a slam (1) and legs (2).  All year he’s hit third.  If he gets only 300 ABs in the three hole in Fenway in the Sawx lineup, it’s gonna be hard for him to not have value.

Mookie Betts – 2-for-5 and his 1st homer.  Mookie Ballgame!

Brian Dozier – 1-for-5, and his 3rd homer.  Someone in the comments suggested Brian “Bull” Dozier to make him sound as intimidating as he deserves.  I will admit that Dozier is the opposite of intimidating.  Timidating?  Yeah, that’s the ticket.

Lance Lynn – 4 IP, 5 ER.  Colin Moran, uh, ran into a granny like me prowling for Cougars, but otherwise Lynn wasn’t awful.  I know, that’s like saying Chernobyl’s lovely aside from the radiation, but Lynn might be behind in getting up to speed, and I’d likely hold him for one more start.

Joe Musgrove – Shut down 5-7 days with a shoulder issue.  Yup, five to seven days is all a pitcher needs to recover from a shoulder injury.  Ow, eye roll headache!

Jameson Taillon – 5 1/3 IP, 2 ER, 4 baserunners (zero walks), 9 Ks.  Nowadays a five and one third start is like Jack Morris going ten innings.

Sean Newcomb – 4 1/3 IP, 5 ER.  Well, it could’ve been worse.  He could’ve done it while singing Ted Nugent songs.

Bryce Harper – 1-for-2, 3 runs, 3 RBIs and his 3rd homer.  For the love of all that is holy, please stay hot for another 158 games.

Trea Turner – 1-for-5, 1 run as he hit leadoff.  Wait, Michael Taylor, Wilmer Difo and Pedro Severino make more sense at the bottom of the order?  C’mon!  No way!

Tanner Roark – 7 IP, 1 ER, 5 baserunners, 6 Ks.  I know I didn’t like him in the preseason, but, for the life of me, I can’t remember why not.  Confidence building!

Josh Donaldson – 1-for-4 and his 1st homer as he DH’d.  He says he should be able to play 3rd this Thursday after having a dead arm last week.  His arm said, “There was a light at the end of the tunnel…Then I saw…A Gatorade cooler and Carlos Zambrano, and I decided I had too much to live for.”

Aledmys Diaz – 1-for-3 and his 1st homer.  Somebody out there drafted Aledmys in the 42nd or so round of their NFBC draft and is feeling pretty good with Tulo out until…Well, who knows when he will return?  My guess is in time to get less than 5% of Hall of Fame votes in 2024.

Jaime Garcia – 6 IP, 1 ER, 6 baserunners, 7 Ks.  Five imaginary dollars says everyone in Toronto calls him Jamie.  Oh, you won’t bet me five fake dollars but you’ll spend 7,200 hours managing your fake team?  Aight.

Reynaldo Lopez – 6 IP, 1 ER, 4 baserunners, 6 Ks.  Goodbye, Newcomb, hello, Reynaldo!  I did make that move, but I consulted with the Stream-o-Nator first.

Welington Castillo – 2-for-4 and his 1st and 2nd homer.  Double Boeuf Welington Supreme!

Taijuan Walker – 5 IP, 3 ER, 10 baserunners, 4 ks vs. Hyun-Jin Ryu – 3 2/3 IP, 3 ER.  Are we sure the humidor isn’t on blow instead of suck?

Yasmani Grandal – Hit his 1st homer.  If I may be so bold, it actually makes sense for the Dodgers to play two catchers.  No, not both behind the plate!  They’re not trying to catch Vince Velasquez.  I’d put Barnes at 2nd base, and ask Utley to retire.

Logan Forsythe – Hit his 1st homer.  Whoever took the Vegas odds that Forsythe would hit more homers than Aaron Judge, well, can you cash out now?

Kenley Jansen – 1 IP, 3 ER.  During the preseason, I thought about encouraging people to go after Josh Fields to vulture saves from Jansen, but it just seemed so farfetched even though Jansen did not look right.  Kicking myself I didn’t grab Fields anywhere either.  Jansen’s velocity is off 5 MPH, and his command is left of center.  Last year, it took him almost three months before he walked anyone.  This year, he’s walked two guys already.  I’m grabbing Fields everywhere.

Matt Chapman – 2-for-4 and his 2nd homer.  Remember, he was my preseason call for being the ‘after 200th overall pick to hit 40+ homers.’  Not an official category anyone recognizes, of course.

Andrew Triggs – 5 IP, 1 ER, 6 baserunners, 7 Ks.  He’s a ground ball, 88-MPH pitcher, i.e., MediOAKer.

Yonder Alonso – 1-for-4, 2 runs and his 2nd homer.  Podcaster Ralph (how many hats does this guy wear?) and I talk about Yonder briefly on today’s podcast.  I basically say how I didn’t understand why no one thought Alonso was a power hitter still.  He showed the skill last year.  No reason to believe he’s suddenly that under-8 homer guy again.

Mike Clevinger – 5 1/3 IP, 0 ER, 6 baserunners, 5 Ks.  This is going to be fun for you to hear.  Clevinger supplied me with my 1st decent start from a pitcher yesterday.  Why again do I draft any starter prior to 200th overall?

Edwin Encarnacion – 1-for-4 and his 3rd homer. This home run was an inside-the-park homer because Justin Upton heard someone yell freeze when he was by the wall, and you just can’t move after someone yells freeze.  At least that’s what it looked like.

Ian Desmond – 2-for-5, 3 RBIs and his 2nd homer.  Mean’s while, Ryan McMahon was regaling the bench with a story from his youth that was a real howler.

Charlie Blackmon – 3-for-5, 2 runs and his 4th homer.  Also, in this game, DJ LeMahieu (2-for-4, 2 runs) hit his 2nd homer.  Oh, by the by, the Rockies haven’t even played in Coors yet.

Wil Myers – 1-for-3 and his 1st homer.  I was looking at the Padres’ lineup, and they look like a team of number two hitters in search of a cleanup hitter.  If only they had someone in the minors…*my dog Ted starts doing charades*  What’s that, Ted?  Are you doing a praying mantis?  Looks like you’re throwing like Fernando Valenzuela?  Why are you pushing an empty Junior Mints box?  Fernando Mantis Junior?  What they hell is my dog talking about?

Manny Pina – 2-for-4 and his 1st homer.  It’s Jimmy Buffett’s favorite catcher, cause he drinks Manny, Manny Pinas.

Eric Thames – 2-for-4, 2 RBIs and his 1st homer.  In related news, Ryan Braun (0-for-4) did ishkabibble.  Okay, not related, but this is about my fantasy teams!

Lorenzo Cain – 1-for-4 and his 1st homer.

Paul DeJong – 3-for-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs and his 3rd homer.  Don’t ping JeDong, he’s busy right now!

Jedd Gyorko – Strained his hamstring.  Aw shucks, that’s absolutely terri–Jose Martinez can play 1st every day!

Greg Holland – Aiming to join the Cards next Monday.  He originally said Sunday, and the Cards said Tuesday, but they decided to split the difference with Holland and go Dutch.

Miles Mikolas – 5 2/3 IP, 4 ER, 7 baserunners, 5 Ks and he pitchslapped Zach Davies (5 2/3 IP, 6 ER).  Well, I thought if one Japanese import was gonna homer during his start, it would’ve been Ohtani.  And if one Japanese import was gonna give up three homers, it also would’ve been Ohtani.  Mikolas is 2-0 for both of those things, but one of them is a negative, so that might be 1-1, but let’s not get caught up in semantics.  Either way, I still like Mikolas, he didn’t look terrible yesterday, like Joan Crawford’s kids, he was just caught on a few hangers.

  1. Correa's Big Toe says:
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    My SPs: Carrasco, C-Mart, Godley, Corbin, A Sanchez, Lamet. Good times! Wouldn’t say I’m panicking, but last night I woke up in a cold sweat wondering if Homer Bailey could save my rotation.

    Minor, Mehle, or Reynaldo?

  2. Dr Easy says:
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    – Reynaldo Lopez showed some great stuff. Dude throws HARD. It could be a roller-coaster ride owning him, so hang on to your organs for the inevitable roofie, but if streamed properly he could be worth the risk.

    – Is Mikolas a guy to keep or to stream in an RCL league? I saw him on TV pitch a couple of really impressive innings during spring training in Montreal against the Jays (I think he got 5K for his 6 outs), and that convinced me to pick him up.

    – Your dog Ted is good at charades AND baseball? He should have his own column on Razzball!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Dr Easy: Ted is the best! Reynaldo is Spanish for roofie, I like Mikolas to hold for now

  3. Dr Easy says:
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    Further to the above: would love to see a Lance or Ralph column featuring Mikolas!

  4. Herr Drumpf says:
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    Nice Joan Crawford reference, although I’m not familiar with this Ben Affleck(??) guy. I’m old.

    Any idea what’s going on with Ryan McMahon?? Why do they have him in the majors if he’s not gonna play?

    • Ohtani Bonaduce says:
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      @Herr Drumpf:

      Desomond’s knee is more unpredictable than my bowel movements after Taco Tuesday.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Herr Drumpf: Don’t play the old card! My 90 year old grandfather knows Affleck! No idea on McMahon, guessing Rox are stupid

      • BSA says:
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        @Grey: @Grey: Gotta love Yahoo updates in your feed – after one week from McMahon he shows up as being a major drop. In case I wanted to be a lemming.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha!

  5. The Tribe says:
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    Grey!!!!!!

    Gr8 stuff m8

    I r8 8/8

    Love you bbyckz

  6. For an Armenianless Vacation come to Akron says:
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    yeah another reason canadians might not say j.garcia’s name the way he does is they are less racist, less likely to allow themselves to yell out anti-heb slurs at sporting events than in amurica.

    20 teamer h2h redraft with OPS, slugging, total bases, BB’s, hits added
    C chirinos
    1B rhysus (OF)
    2B jedong (SS)
    SS t.anderson
    3B box wine (gallo, 1B/OF)
    OF (3) stanton, pollock, rosario
    util m.taylor
    BN robles, cron (now listed as lefty only side at TB, the TB manager apparently had a meeting with sociapath).

    1. drop cron or robles (or both) for maybin/candelairo/goodwin?
    goodwin would be the other more current taylor handcuff, candelairo seems like a worse cron but with playing time, maybin seems like what robles might be later but with no upside.

  7. Joey Jo Jo Jr Shabadoo says:
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    14 team dynasty. slugging replaced HR and OBP over AVG. have this (amount of BN hitters due to small innings cap). roto
    C gattis
    1B goldy
    2B happ (OF)
    3B crapenter (2B/1B)
    SS semien
    OF (3) stanton/ozuna/cespedes
    util (1) villar (2B/OF)
    BN chirinos, margot, brinson, toddfather

    drop toddfather for e.escobar, OPS rater says no, but he’d cover SS as well as 3B.

  8. crimedog says:
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    You forgot Hanley’s legs to go with his slam! Hanley now has 2 steals, one more than the treat urner. Hanley hitting 3rd, Turner hitting 6 when Eaton comes back. I should’ve just taken Hanley in the first!

    • Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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      @crimedog: 30/30 just like Hanley promised!

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            I thought that was gonna be an article about Hanley watching Netflix

            • BSA says:
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              @Grey: He gave up the Bon Bons for Avocado Ice Cream

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Seems like a path to success!

              • Stephen Lyon says:
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                @BSA: Hey B – sorry I missed you in the Buy/Sell post. I am playing this year – but only in my H2H that’s been going since ’03. Had been losing interest in FBB but just having the one league kinda got it going for me again.

    • Ohtani Bonaduce says:
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      @Herr Drumpf:

      Desomond’s knee is more unpredictable than my bowel movements after Taco Tuesday. @crimedog:

      Settle down Francis. I know one of those steals was of third base on a shift.

    • Jbona3 says:
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      @crimedog: Having watched all 5 Sox games this year, Hanley is going to be the king of the garbage time SB…and that’s fine by me.

    • Pouss-Pouss says:
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      @crimedog: Hanley called 30/30, Hanley goan go 30/30. Get on board the Hanley Wagon!

  9. crimedog says:
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    Daily closer speculator question. Middleton or Fields?

    • Jbona3 says:
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      @crimedog: Similar question: speculative saves add, is Fields the next guy if Jansen isn’t right or is it Baez?

      • knucks says:
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        @Jbona3: Check the Kenley blurb

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @crimedog: Tough call, prolly go Middleton, bc Kenley’s only out if hurt

      • Malicious Phenoms says:
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        @Grey:

        Kenley Jansen said after Monday’s blown save that he’s healthy and is trying to work through some mechanical kinks with Dodgers pitching coach Rick Honeycutt.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          That’s what they always say

  10. Ante Galic says:
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    Grey!!

    Loved it much more than the bittersweet extra rich dark chocolate ice cream I had 3 days ago.

    a. Day7 of our trip. Delphi = cool place.

    b. Mark Twain quote for April 3

    Kindness is something heard by the deaf and seen by the blind.

    Cheers,
    Ante

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Ante Galic: Thanks! A. Hope you’re enjoying! B. Awesome!

      • Ante Galic says:
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        @Grey: Grey!!

        a. Enjoying it!!

        b. But, but, but….you forgot to mention Inciarte’s SB!!! Just kidding, man! Love ya.

        Cheers,
        Ante

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha, dang!

  11. Dave Funnell says:
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    Great stuff.

    Please rank ROS in a points league: Kingery, O. Arcia, Cozart, E. Escobar, Rosario.

    Thanks for always answering every question asked. Must be tiring.

      • Curious George Springer says:
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        @Grey: Amed or Eddie? Thanks!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Eddie

          • Dave Funnell says:
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            @Grey:

            No it was Amed actually, not Eddie:)

            • Dave Funnell says:
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              @Dave Funnell:

              Sorry, should have clarified.

  12. Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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    If E5 hits a homer without his parrot, is it really a homer?

    Digging the mailbag btw!

      • Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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        @Grey: ha! Definitely deserved of a deep dive.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha

  13. Sam says:
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    Trade Kingery for Luis Castillo?
    Context: 5×5 12 team roto. 27 man rosters. I have a deec rotation and need speed.

    • Cram It says:
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      @Sam: If you have a decent rotation and need speed, why are you trading away potential speed for more rotation?

      • Sinkhole Demayo says:
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        @Cram It: he might be the one getting kingery here. can’t really tell when phrased that way.

        • Sam says:
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          @Sinkhole Demayo: I would be moving Kingery. My thought is that we have a better sense of what Castillo is than Kingery, so this may be capitalizing on hype value but my hesitance is that i need Kingery’s speed!

    • Curious George Springer says:
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      @Sam: if you’re trading away Kingery this doesn’t make sense.

      If you’re trading away Castillo, I would aim higher.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Sam: Sure

  14. Scuffy McGee says:
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    Morning!

    Mancini or Haniger as your 4th OF behind Hoskins, Bellinger, and Rosario? Lastly, HanRam or Bell?

    Appreciate it. Have a great day!

  15. Steve Anus says:
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    12 teamer with saves + holds. have
    hand, kelvin, watson, nicasio, n.jones. drop watson for any of: fields (got the 8th yesterday for LAD in a holds spot), mcgee, middleton?

  16. sall goooood man says:
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    Don’t fret, I’m still lurking out here in the shadows. Sall goooood, man.

    Mahle start was nice to see. Looking forward to watching him.

  17. Love the mailbag video Dude

  18. Ted says:
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    12 team mixed roto. I was offered Springer and Mikolas for my Cain and Weaver. I have to accept, right?

    • Peacecoast says:
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      @Ted: ya, take the best bat, and mikolas may end up pretty good too.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Ted: Springer

  19. JakeDaSnake says:
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    T. Ross or Teheran…Either one worth starting today?

  20. Zeus says:
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    I love me a mommy dearest reference.

  21. Rattle and Hum (My Balls) says:
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    If you were a holds chaser, would you pick up Fields over Lyons or Edwards Jr.? If it turns into saves…it’s all good.

  22. msh2404 says:
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    Is Beef Wellington an upgrade over Grandal ROS?

    Are you buying Miggy’s good start as sign he could return top 30 value?

    Drop Boxberger or Shane Greene for Soria?

    Thanks Grey

  23. Rattle and Hum (My Balls) says:
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    Also, it’s like your taking something away from ol’ Hanley by leaving out his 2 steals so far this year…like your hustling him out of his hustle. Could it be that Hanley is the one vying for your affection?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      My bad

      • Rattle and Hum (My Balls) says:
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        @Grey: Naw you da shit! I was just messin (my pants)

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha, thanks!

  24. Blaster says:
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    Mahle or Velasquez?

    Leone or Fields?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Mahle…Leone for now

  25. Josh says:
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    Drop Treav Williams, Flaherty, Peraza, Albies, wacha, or Vince Velasquez for Mahle

  26. Cram It says:
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    Newcomb’s control was…err…out of control. Goodbye Newcomb, hello Shoemaker!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, yup

  27. Favio Vasquez says:
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    Grey, my ten team dropped to a six team and now I feel like we are all just staring at eachother as we wear the same clothes eating the same food doing the same thing. Literally cloned teams. How do I proceed for the season? Waiver wire is loaded and its fun to find guys like Mahle during the season. I wanna make changes but I feel like im dropping a dollar to pick up a dime. Aside from having Stanton, Machado, Judge, Altuve I have Acuna, Kingery and Jose Martinez on my bench. SP include Carrasco, Severino, Tanaka and Darvish. Closers, Allen, Chapman, Jensen and Holland.

    • Moneyball says:
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      10 was light in the first place

  28. Alcesto says:
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    Yo Grey, 11 team 5×5 mixer, are you dropping Wacha or Gausman for Fields? Are you dropping either of those it’s for Mahle?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Gausman for whichever you need more

  29. Alex says:
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    I’m trying to stash Peraza in case he can remember how to get on base and swipe bags. He’s on my bench on a team that is speed deficient.

    Should I drop Peraza for DeJong? Or drop G. Polanco (other bench bat) for DeJong?

    Thanks!

    • MattTruss

      MattTruss says:
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      Yes, go get DeJong! SAGNOF!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @Alex: Agree with Truss

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Peraza

  30. Scott Kimmel says:
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    Grey,

    Would you start Lester against the Reds tonight? Thanks for all the advice you have given me so far.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

      • Scott Kimmel says:
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        when you said sure was it for starting Lester, for all the advice you have given me or both?

      • Scott Kimmel says:
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        i am looking to drop Fowler. These are my choices to replace him:

        Chris Owings
        Howie Kendrick
        Kiki Hernandez
        Ben Zobrist
        Schebler
        Shin -soo Choo
        Adam Frazier
        Austin Tyler
        Adam Engel

        Who should I get? Thanks in advance yet again.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Hold

  31. Marty Janetty_Was Set Up says:
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    Morning Brother Grey! Many thanks for all the offseason work; across 4 leagues I think I drafted my best rosters in years thanks to you (in almost every league I own Harper, Goldy, Bellinger, Springer).

    Quick question: SON loves Ben Lively today @ Mets, and likes Matthew Boyd home vs KC. Start both, one, neither? Is it too early to trust the robot?

  32. Troy says:
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    Gray

    Please tell me my staff will be fine this year. 14 team mixed:

    Nola
    Paxton
    Mccullers
    Gray
    Wacha
    T Walker
    Corbin

    DL stash
    Nelson
    Gohara

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      You will be fine

  33. peacecoast says:
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    gonna be in Seattle next week for a conference. Ever been to Safeco? Thinking of catching Fri night versus SF. You should drive up it’s only 17 hours!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @peacecoast: Nah, never been…Only been to Seattle once, and it was during ASB… Great city! If you like pasta, I have a great place for you…

      • peacecoast says:
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        @Grey: been trying to get ripped, but I can take a night off for good pasta. What is it? I’ve only been to Seattle once and that was to interview for a position (ended up in Boston). I remember everything was gray and moist (was not Summer, I hear it can be beautiful those 3 months), everyone was thin, the men were bald and/or gay, and the women were pale. Oh and everyone was drinking coffee. No joke. Gotta love stereotypes.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Get ripped? Who are you, Tehol? You trying to find a lady? Who gets ripped? Il Corvo

          • peacecoast says:
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            @Grey: at 46 getting ripped just means losing any weight at all. wtf is tehol. google failed me.

            may try that place, it’s a mile from my hotel.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Where you staying?

              • peacecoast says:
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                @Grey: Hotel Theodore. Seriously considering going to the Fri night game, probably alone though. Never done that before.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Nice (I don’t know it)… I used to go to Fenway by myself all the time (okay, maybe 3 times)

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Haha

              • peacecoast says:
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                @MattTruss: ah now I know, and I think I just found my new love interest. sorry grey.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Haha

  34. Jeremy C says:
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    Grey, I’m having trouble ranking these three in order for my CI spot? Y Alonso, M Chapman, K Seager.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Seager, Chapman

  35. bac says:
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    5×5 OBP
    Was offered R. Zimmerman and Kiermaier for B. Morrow. Have Neris, C. Allen and Strickland.

    Have L. Morrison, Encarnacion, B. Belt so I’m pretty filled up with first basemen, but he seems to be panicked for a closer. He also has Benintendi, Schwarber, Eaton out of players I like.

    Thoughts on this trade or a counter? I never make trades this early but it doesn’t seem bad.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      @bac: Zimmerman side

  36. EZ says:
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    Giolito, Corbin, or Mahle for the foreseeable future?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Corbin

      • EZ says:
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        @Grey: or Michael Fulmer ? Just saw he’s available

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Meh

          • EZ says:
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            @Grey: I was slacking a couple days ago and some picked up Bundy. I’m himdsight should I have picked Bundy up instead of Corbin? Or do you think they’re similar

            • EZ says:
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              @EZ: in hindsight*

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              I think you’re fine

  37. Turd Ferguson says:
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    Just picked up my first QS on the year. I know it’s early, but what is up with these 5.1 and 5.2 inning starts?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Evolving game, Turd

    • fausto says:
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      @Turd Ferguson: Its April 3rd and that’s what’s up wit dat.

  38. mrm3711 says:
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    Hey Grey, I have Maikel as my 3B in a 12 team ESPN league with deep rosters and am getting antsy due to a combination of his poor performance and that hunk Kingery getting starts at 3B.

    Here are the top available 3Bs based on your pre-season ranks: Healy, Escobar, Frazier, Reyes, Ass-dribble

    And here are the hottest available 3B schmotatoes in all the land: Anderson, Dietrich, Escobar again, Spangenberg.

    Would you hold on Franco or cut bait for one of the above? Thanks as always my man!

  39. Willy Mo says:
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    Does jose ramirez have a hit yet wtf is going on?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I hear ya

      • Synyster says:
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        @Grey:

        He hasn’t struck out yet. Injury?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          What injury?

          • synyster says:
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            @Grey:

            Didn’t he have a middle finger injury a few days before the season?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, could be, I don’t know, might be bc it’s three games into the season

              • peacecoast says:
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                @Grey: lol

  40. Regan Sayer says:
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    Does the hittertron got some beef with the yankees today? Does the robot know something I don’t like the game is going to be cancelled so don’t even bother.

    • Regan Sayer says:
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      @Regan Sayer: Ahh it’s a makeup game, nobody told the bot!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Rudy’s working on it

  41. H says:
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    LeMaheiu or Kingery?

    Also need one for the last rotation spot, Roark, Mahle, or Flaherty? Thank you!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      DJ — Roark

  42. Scott says:
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    14 team dynasty, which side you prefer?

    Side A: Raisel Iglesias
    Side B: Derek Fisher, Domingo Acevedo, Tyler Austin

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Raisel

  43. Pugs & Slugs says:
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    Good Morning Grey,

    10-Tm NL H2H.
    A) Thanks for the heads-up on Fields. Picked him right up. Unfortunately I only had Hirano to drop.

    B) Ryu was so frustrating to watch last night. Mahle experiment could start for me at his expense, but should I wait out the SF start to see about Ryu?

    C) I can see McMahon being sent down to AAA when they open this week. No sense in sitting all the time. Effing Parra and Cargo signing.

    D) Mikolas needs to throw some put away pitches in the dirt instead of hanging them. He gave some nice offerings at 1-2 and 2-2.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      A. Nice B. Wait out San Fran C. Agreed D. Agreed, watched him too

  44. Wilsonian says:
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    Drop Lamb, Zimmer, or Mancini for Hanley or M.Chapman? UTIL slot only.

    H2H – H, R, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, OBPS

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lamb, Hanley

  45. Alex says:
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    And as I look over the beautiful stat line from my top 3 Darvish, Ray and Castillo I notice Jose Ramirez still doesn’t have a hit! Hurray! Gotta love the first week!

    *opens liquor cabinet, whispers mantra to self*

    Stubbornly holding onto Matz (who knows why) but Roark is probably more of a gamble for value this year right?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Roark is less of a gamble than Matz

      • Alex says:
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        @Grey: Ha yes that’s what I meant oops. Thanks!

  46. Ben says:
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    12 team keeper league. My staff: Verlander, Ray, Wood, Porcello, C.Anderson, Mikolas. Also have ERod, Nelson, Samardzija on DL.

    Drop/trade any for T. Williams or Mahle? I may have to part ways with one or two of those guys when ERod and the shark come off the DL… How do I approach the roster crunch?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh, hold for now

      • Ben says:
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        @Grey: Thanks!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  47. OaktownSteve says:
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    Couple of observations on Reynaldo Lopez. By the 5th inning the fastball velocity had dropped from 98/97 down to 93/94. He could still rush it up there at 96 when he needed but he lost command. The breaking stuff showed a lot of promise. The fastball is a little straight but it’s got a ton of giddy up.

    I honestly don’t think there’s a price or a draft slot where I would take Taijuan Walker. And yes that’s stupid, but if “pitchability” is an actual thing, then Walker is the “BEFORE” picture for the BEFORE and AFTER pitchability billboard.

    Mike Clevinger…Wild Thing…you make everything groovy

    Jordan Lyles is a post-not very hype not very sleeper in SD by way of Houston and Colorado doing mop up doody with the Padres. Just threw three scoreless against the Rockies with 3K/0BB. The fastball ran up to 96 which is two ticks above his career best. His slider had tight late bite down and away glove side. He flashed a lot of funky junk. What appeared to be a change with some dip. Mixed two and four seamers. Kept everybody off balance. Here’s the kicker…he’s got SP eligibility. So if you’re in a deep league where you can run SPs who are really RPs in your SP slot he’s an intriguing off the radar guy. Think Brad Peacock.

    There’s a chance I’m going to love this clip all year:

    http://www.nba.com/nuggets/video/rockies-outfielder-charlie-blackmon-half-court-shot

    Hanley Ramirez said he’s going 30/30. Just saying. Did he have the first slam and legs of the season or was that just my imagination? I have two shares out of four teams so I’m going to go ahead and be a fan.

    I think Treinen can close. He looks like he’s got some balls.

    Lorenzo Cain is definitely on the list of guys I didn’t get that I wanted. Put Gerrit Cole on there too.

    Wilmer Font, if I am using the term correctly, has one of the better 74 mph curveballs I’ve seen. Hi-revs for how slow it’s coming in. It’s a useful pitch.

    Watching Archie Bradley pitch I can only think to myself, “my god I hope the beards go away some day.”

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Blackmon made a deal with the devil, that half court shot proves it… Interesting on Lyles, maybe I’ll bid in Tout, I could use some Peacock potentially…. Taijuan might one day have a ‘lucky’ season, but I think I’m with you, I don’t think I’ll ever own him again… Watch Hanley actually go 30/30, that would be the best just to show everyone he can do anything he puts his mind to, and just rarely wants to put his mind to baseball

    • Cram It says:
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      @OaktownSteve: 2 shares of Hanley here as well. Again, another guy like Price and, to me, Miggy Cabrera, who were largely being ignored on draft day because of their 2017’s for sexier upside players.

      • OaktownSteve says:
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        @Cram It:

        I have a share of Miggy. He looks like a really good buy.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Wasn’t just unsexy, they were not great last year

        • Cram It says:
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          @Grey: Can’t they have an off year? They both missed 30 games. Sure, age and decline are a consideration, so you don’t expect a return to their primes but at their draft price, if they go 25/90 are they much different than Wil Myers or Hosmer?

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Totally, I’m just saying it wasn’t just being unsexy

            • Cram It says:
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              @Grey: Sure, not JUST that, for you anyway.

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Yeah, exactly, ha

    • Lucky Dog says:
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      @OaktownSteve: First “slam & legs” belonged to…..(drumroll please….) Gregory Polamco, hitting out of the 3-hole. Which is undoubtedly why they batted him 7th the next day – just way too damn productive (or it was matchup-related, probably yes)

      That video is something else.

      Baseball bearding is awesome. Mostly because it inspires regular-guy bearding, which is totally ridiculous. At my Sunday farmers market a customer who couldn’t have been more than 18-19 had a 7-8” beard & while he probably thought he looked super swarthy, I just thought he looked extra Amish.

    • ryanoger says:
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      @OaktownSteve:

      Thanks man, dig reading your insight!

  48. Cohen says:
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    Would u stream Skaggs vs Clev tomorrow? Son like the matchup.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Seems risky, but if SON say it

      • Seth Swirsky says:
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        @Grey: just “learning” the SON: what is the key # on any given pitcher –to look at that tells you who to pitch?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Instructions are at bottom of SON

    • The Great Knoche says:
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      @Cohen: I am.

  49. Gotime says:
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    Just getting the hang of a weekly lock league, you suggest just 1 bench bat and the other 5 spots on upside pitching? Seems a waste since I can’t play the bench. Thinking of holding Conforto once back and dropping Peraza and Jo Martinez from my bench to pick up TWilliams and Mahle? Thoughts on this? Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I suggested drafting no bench bats, I never suggested playing with only 1 bench bat across all leagues or teams… Williams, Peraza

      • Gotime says:
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        @Grey: sorry I meant if you would suggest to keep a bench bat, but question answered.. thanks Grey

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  50. OaktownSteve says:
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    Also, I’m the Alemdys Diaz guy and yes captured my emotions.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, I knew it was you… Smiley emoticon

  51. DiVincenzo's Mother says:
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    Would you start Skaggs @ The tribe tomorrow? First start was sexy, obviously, but idk

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh, I guess

  52. ROTO OVERLORD says:
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    ROS Chatwood or Mahle?
    Cargo or Odubel

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Kinda like Chatwood…Neither hitter? Odubel

  53. JC says:
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    Hi Grey.
    Loved the video. Rather than 4 questions for 6 different teams where I’m considering adding Brinson, it would be quicker to ask you to rank theses players please:

    Brinson, Matt Chapman, Davidson, Grichek, Jose Martinez, Pillar

    Thank you.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! All different things… Grichuk, Jo-Ma, Chapman, Brinson

      • JC says:
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        Thx, Grey. Very helpful, I will also take into account team needs w this info. I know they are very different…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  54. The Great Knoche says:
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    Loved the mailbag video. The French mustache was great.

    Does cougs like it when you eat Ass, or think it’s bad for your health?

    Wind blowing out at 15-20 in Atlanta tonight, get some Markakis.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! It’s harder to do it when you get older… Isn’t Braves rained out?

      • Lucky Dog says:
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        @Grey: Atlanta looks clear on the weather report. Hmm

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You’re right, I was looking at Cubs weather

          • Lucky Dog says:
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            @Grey: damn dude – you gave me a scare – you’re worse than Yahoo was yesterday. Hahaha

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Trout isn’t playing today

              • Lucky Dog says:
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                @Grey: Benintendi hasn’t played a single game (acccording to the stats)

                Sigh

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Sigh x 2

                  He did have a hit yesterday tho

  55. Savoy Special says:
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    14 team H2H redraft league. Runs, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, OPS / Ks, QS, Saves+Holds, ERA, WHIP, K/9

    I was just offered Cody Bellinger, Robinson Cano, and Aroldis Chapman for my Mike Trout. Which side? In the context of my team

    C: Yasmani Grandal
    1B: Josh Bell
    2B: Chris Taylor
    3B: Matt Chapman
    SS: Francisco Lindor
    OF: Mike Trout
    OF: Mitch Haniger
    OF: Bradley Zimmer
    UTL: Jake Lamb
    Bench: Michael A. Taylor
    DL: Steven Souza

    P: Clayton Kershaw
    P: Max Scherzer
    P: Addison Reed
    P: Brad Boxberger
    P: Dominic Leone
    P: Jacob Barnes
    SP: Sean Manaea
    SP: Patrick Corbin
    Bench: Mike Foltynewicz
    Bench: Miles Mikolas
    DL: Luiz Gohara
    DL: Eduardo Rodriguez

    Thanks as always!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

      • Savoy Special says:
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        @Grey: Agreed. Thanks Grey.

        On another note, what do you think of this team? I traded Realmuto for Lamb. dropped Kipnis for Taylor, Frazier for Chapman.

        This team’s winning 10-2 so far for Week 1

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Sounds solid!

  56. SallyCips says:
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    I think I have to cut the cord with McMahon. Ciao, my friend.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Arividerchi!

      • peacecoast says:
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        @Grey: Capi?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Capi! Did you watch season 3 yet?

          • peacecoast says:
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            @Grey: still on 2. savoring it like a big pizza pie. also mixing in mindhunter.

            what you into now?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Looming Tower on Hulu, it’s solid

  57. Alex says:
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    Start Flaherty at MIL today? How about Richards vs. CLE?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      What does SON say?

      • Alex says:
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        @Grey: Not sure. Been on vacation and haven’t renewed yet.

  58. Lucky Dog says:
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    You think Brian Johnsons are common? To to the Yahoo player page and search “Tyler” – I’ll wait.

    Once you’ve scrolled far enough that your index finger gets sore, think back to how many Tylers you know. I can count 1 in 47 years. And he once told me that he used to play semi-pro baseball & was likely headed to the majors but wrecked his back.

    New theory: all Tylers are genetically bred in an MLB lab, and they’re raised in the minor leagues. At roughly a normal human’s equivalent to puberty, they become a hitter or a pitcher. Foreign born players are indoctrinated and renamed Tyler upon entering the program.

    The more you know….

    Ps – pooping ones pants shall heretofore be known as “Ted Nugenting” ones-self, as he said in a 1970s interview that he crapped & pissed himself for a week to dodge the draft. So in that light it’s pretty awesome that you made a Nugent reference later in the write-up.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, the Tyler program — oddly enough, my dog Ted, Ted Nugent’ed himself all weekend

      • Lucky Dog says:
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        @Grey: dare I ask why your dog is wearing pants? :o

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Do dogs you know not wear pants?

          • Lucky Dog says:
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            @Grey: are you saying pantsless dogs is just some freaky California hippy thing and everywhere else dogs are wearing pants?

            My whole world view has been a lie.

            Holy….shit.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              You need to cover those mutts!

  59. ERad says:
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    I dropped Alonso after the first game.

    You’re welcome to all those who have stock in him.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

  60. Steve says:
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    Drop Ziegler for Fields?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not for saves

  61. Joel says:
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    I know, I know it’s early. I dropped James Taillon last week and ended up grabbing Kevin gausman. Now Gausman being Gausman until August sounds like a terrifying endeavor. He might be a little better before then. There’s no way in hell I’m starting him against the Yankees this week. For now, is it James or Kevin if it were your collection?
    Danke!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Taillon

  62. Savoy Special says:
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    14 team H2H redraft league. Ks, QS, Saves+Holds, ERA, WHIP, K/9

    Drop any of my relievers for: Kelvin Herrera, Shane Greene, Fernando Rodney, Juan Nicasio, Darren O’Day, Jose Ramirez, Matt Barnes, Bryan Shaw, Pedro Strop, Tyler Lyons, Will Harris, Hector Rondon?

    This is our first year doing SV+HDs so it’s kind of a headache thinking about the best setup men. I understand that LOOGYs can also rack up some Holds too..

    P: Clayton Kershaw
    P: Max Scherzer
    P: Addison Reed
    P: Brad Boxberger
    P: Dominic Leone
    P: Jacob Barnes
    SP: Sean Manaea
    SP: Patrick Corbin
    Bench: Mike Foltynewicz
    Bench: Miles Mikolas
    DL: Luiz Gohara
    DL: Eduardo Rodriguez

    Thanks as always!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh, you’re juggling apples and apples with your relievers vs. waivers

      • Savoy Special says:
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        @Grey: yea, I hate Holds, but my league decided to add them in because starters go fewer innings now. I will hold on these moves for now. thanks!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

        • Cram It says:
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          @Savoy Special: What’s the difference if you have 100 saves or 100 holds or 50 of each, in a vacuum? In a saves/holds league you have to give it time to assess which one you can gain more points in and lean that way.

          • Savoy Special says:
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            @Cram It: thanks Cram It. agreed there. both Saves and Holds count the same for Saves+Holds. I actually owned Kelvin Herrera and Shane Greene but dumped them for Dominic Leone (even with the Holland signing) and Jacob Barnes. In a typical saves league, I hold Herrera and Greene but you’re right. there is no difference now with Saves+Holds

  63. Cheez Whit says:
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    I got stuck with Jedd Gerkstore at CI. Who is a better replacement Brian Anderson or Drew Robinson. Nothing else on the scrap heap.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Anderson

  64. chris herman says:
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    12 team standard H2H
    Realmuto
    Smoak
    HappAlbies
    Moustakas
    Seguara
    Trout
    Marte
    Buxton
    Gennett

    Brinson
    Torres
    Winker
    McMahon

    My pitching is Severino, Degrom, Quintana, Gray, Price,Snell, Morton, Wacha, Happ, Corbin, Flaherty, Minter, Strickland.

    As you can see, i weakon power. Would you ship Wacha for Hanley or Matt Chapman?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Seems fine, I’d go Hanley

  65. Yankee My Wanky! says:
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    Hello Grey,
    Add T. Williams over Gausman in a 12 Team H2H Yahoo League with Holds and OPS? Why on God’s Great Green One do I draft this piece of shite every year?

    Thanks much Grey.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, I hear ya… Sure, Williams

  66. Brad says:
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    Drop chatwood for Roark?

    Drop Newcomb for mahle?

    Thanks

    Brad

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Newcomb

  67. J-FOH says:
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    If white folks didn’t know a Brian Johnson they were probably listening to one.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

      • J-FOH says:
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        @Grey: wait, you got that reference?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          With Google’s help

          • J-FOH says:
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            @Grey: well Hells Bells.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Haha, didn’t need to Google that!

              • J-FOH says:
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                @Grey: see you are kinda white, Back in Black is like the 80’s Frampton Comes Alive

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Yeah, barely, I don’t know one Frampton song, don’t even really know anything about him

                  • J-FOH says:
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                    @Grey: it was a reference in Wayne’s World I was playing with and trust me you have heard clips from Frampton in movies and what not

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Prolly, but couldn’t say, “Yeah, that’s Frampton.”

                    • Old School Brother says:
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                      @J-FOH: *talk box/robot voice* Dooo you feeeeell, like we do-ooo-ahhooooo0o0o0o

  68. Sandlot Bully says:
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    Happy Tuesday!!

    A rant and a question or 2 or 3-

    I know it’s early; but, I’m pretty sure Longo knows how much I hated drafting him, so, in turn, he’s determined to ride his .000 avg to the all star break or until I drop him (whichever comes first).

    12 team Yahoo H2H 6X6 (OBP) (QS/ SV + H)

    1) Drop Longo for Chapman or Harrison? Or Hold? (If the answer is Hold, I will need to be held)

    Current staff:

    SP: Ray/ Hill / Ohtani / Weaver / Roark / JMontgomery/ Flaherty
    RP: Colome / Knebel / Watson/ Robertson / Edwards Jr

    2) Pom / ERod / Swarzak all on DL. Only 2 DL spots available. Who is the drop?

    3) Middleton / Fields / McGee / Soria available. Add any over current staff?

    3) Do I have any room to add Mahle?

    Thanks as always!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Meh, hold 2. Swarzak 3. Nah

  69. Terrence Mann says:
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    Razzball. Come for the Mommie Dearest jokes, stay to ask the robot what to do. This is the future of humanity, I’m afraid.

    Who has two thumbs and has Mahle’s two starts this week? This guy. Interested to watch Junis today to help decide if he’s worth the roll of the dice for his two starts next week.

    Speaking of the Royals, I haven’t ranted about Dayton Moore’s free pass. Dude gets Hammel and Kennedy on horrible contracts hoping to eek out one more postseason run. When it becomes clear that the Royals have no postseason run, he fails to firesale the stars to contenders for any semblance of talent. Cain and Hosmer leave for greener pastures. Goes into spring training talking out of both sides of his mouth. We’re gonna build our organization AND we’re going to compete! Rolls with Mondesi, Cuthbert, and Dozier as his starting infield. Uh oh, these guys suck. So he signs Alcides and Moose on cheap contracts when there was no market for them. How demoralized must those guys be to be playing on this squad? When Moose looks at his WS ring, he’s gotta just shake his head. Anyhoo, gonna roll with that young talent and build a squad again. Oh, Kyle Zimmer sucks, too? Is Jamie Moyer available? No. But Clay Buchholz and Kyle Lohse are? Alright, now we’re talking. We’re definitely winning more games than the 2003 Tigers this year! This team looks good on paper. Let’s build morale!

    http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2018/03/08/kansas-city-royals-participates-in-anti-pornography-seminar.html

    :shakes head:

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’m starting Junis, pray for me, or ask Dayton Moore to pray for me…

      • Terrence Mann says:
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        @Grey: Hehe. No wonder Moobs was such an ass while he was in KC. How would you like working for this guy?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d enjoy it, if I were a greeter at one of his luxury stores

          • Terrence Mann says:
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            @Grey: Good Lord. Mahtook damn near broke his ankle on that k.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              This Tigers/Royals game is so fire

              • Terrence Mann says:
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                @Grey: The day the dfs leagues were dominated by the vaunted Junis/Boyd pairing.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Haha

  70. Green monstah says:
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    Howdy grey! I love week 1 of the season & all of the over reactions or under reactions!

    Any the hoo, H2h points / weekly lock league/ redraft

    Drop any my Dexter fowler to add one of: lewis brinson, carlos Gonzalez, Jesse winker, Curtis granderson, chris owings (2b/SS/OF), Scott schebler

    Next : drop any of my bench guys Jackie Bradley jr, willie Calhoun, Brandon belt, grichuk to any of these bats:

    – matt Davidson(3b/DH), joe panik, josh Harrison (2b/3b), nick Ahmed, joe mauer, scooter gennett or any of the guys mentioned above

    Lastly on RP side of things: hold or drop Brad Ziegler for either :

    – hunter Strickland, SF
    – Brad boxberger, Arizona

    Or pitchers who have RP/ SP eligibility: Francisco liriano is listed as RP only but he’s a SP, brian Johnson listed as RP but he’s a SP well until E-rod & pomeranz are out, TY blach on SF who’s listed as SP/RP

    Thanks man! What’s your favorite ballpark snack: ice cold beer, hot dog, sausage with peppers/onions, popcorn, pretzels, nachos hmm so many tasty options

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Calhoun for Brinson — Ziegler for Box — hot dog, all day, e’ery day

  71. H says:
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    Grey, would you rather own Jake Lamb or Carlos Santana?

  72. J-FOH says:
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    Im almost through episode 4 of Wild Wild Country. So far my takeaway is that both sides over-reacted then really fucking over reacted. One of the non main talking points WTF moments is when the US Attorney said he and his team they spent 2 years investigating immigration fraud. So you wasted taxpayer money investigating a widely used practice, instead of going after real criminals. Way to go government

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      A) Nothing else in Oregon for them to do B) Neighbors were hella xenophobic

      • J-FOH says:
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        @Grey:

        They took our Homes! Um, they willingly sold them.

        But they are different! They could same the same about you.

        Better Dead than Red! You know that will only escalate this

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I read an article about it afterwards, and turns out the bomb explosion had nothing to do with townspeople even tho doc made it seem that way — if you’re not at bomb explosion yet, this is not really much of a spoiler — Looming Tower is awesome, BTW

          • J-FOH says:
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            @Grey: I saw the bomb explosion and it seemed that it had nothing to do with townspeople. Oregon is a crazy place. Into the 20th century it had the 2nd largest concentration of Klan members and large parts of the state have been described to me as “straight out of deliverance”…hey isn’t Sky from there, no wait, he grew up in the sticks of Eastern Washington.

            I told you LT was good

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              I don’t think the ‘cult’ was much a cult…Maybe I’ve been in Cali too long, but they didn’t bother me that much… Okay, drugging homeless people without them knowing was a little wrong…

              • Slimcompoop says:
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                @Grey: I’m on episode 3 of Wild Wild Country. Crazy shizz. I lived in Eugene, Oregon for 5 years and traveled all around the state camping/fishing. You get out of Eugene or Portland, it gets sketchy especially when you cross over the mountains.

              • J-FOH says:
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                @Grey: Really? I thought that was pretty funny. Fucking with bums was funny once upon a time. I was hoping that would have backfired and a riot broke out. Of course a sedative isn’t going to make you feel like you’re on acid like it was depicted.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Oh, it was funny… Then they put them back in the bus and dropped them off somewhere else…

                  • J-FOH says:
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                    @Grey: that was great, I actually think that could help the homeless problem in LA. bus them out, we can do an exchange with Mexico for all the those people crossing the border we can bus our homeless to TJ. Too harsh?

                    • Grey

                      Grey says:
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                      Sounds like a platform you can run on!

    • Slimcompoop says:
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      @J-FOH: I’m on episode 3 of Wild Wild Country. Crazy shizz. I lived in Eugene, Oregon for 5 years and traveled all around the state camping/fishing. You get out of Eugene or Portland, it gets sketchy especially when you cross over the mountains.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        I like how they matter factly throw out that one dude is Bill Bowerman’s son

      • J-FOH says:
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        @Slimcompoop: Washington and Northern California is the same, actually a lot of mountain places are strange

        • Slimcompoop says:
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          @J-FOH: Absolutely agree. I grew up in the suburbs of Seattle. Spent a lot of time out in the woods. To keep it PC, obscure people go and hide out there. The further you move away from civilization, the more you find troubling people.

  73. Happyharry1958 says:
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    HEY Grey, what to do with Odor..12 team, H2H, 6×6. Do I hang on to him or drop for WW?
    Davidson, Matt Chapman, Hanram, Hosmer, Brinson????thanks man.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  74. Slimcompoop says:
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    Aloha Grey…a couple of questions for you.

    Winkler is currently my 5th outfielder in my 12-teamer, which is fine, but I don’t like the platoon situation. Is Pillar, Herrera, Heyward, Kemp, or Naquin a better option?

    Here is my starting pitching staff: Sale, Kluber, Ohtani, Bauer, Wacha, Williams, Garcia, Freeland, and Pomeranz (DL). Out of that group who are the pitchers I can feel comfortable releasing to stream (e.g., Lucchesi, Skaggs, Mahle, Mengden, Pivetta, etc.)

    Thank you!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Pillar…. Your last 3 SPs

      • Slimcompoop says:
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        @Grey: You like Marte or Swanson at all at a utility position? Over Winkler?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Marte

          • Slimcompoop says:
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            @Grey: 12-team keeper league (keep 6)…Polanco or Pollock?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Pollock

              • Slimcompoop says:
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                @Grey: Thank you!

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  No problem, you the ‘poop!

  75. herschel says:
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    @Grey: better DL stash? Gurriel, Britton, E-Rod or Reyes?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Britton

  76. Sad Keanu says:
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    Pick up Junis and drop Lynn?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  77. Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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    Its the Tigers, but I’ll take all that Jake Junis . . . apparently he has a new curveball that’s creating these potential results.

    Streamed him in 2 leagues . . . thinking about bidding some FAAB on him in my 3rd.

    Junis or Ryu?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Junis

  78. J-FOH says:
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    He’s so stingy with the runs we should call him Jewnis

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

  79. Jed Latham says:
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    Grey,

    I’m thinking of offering S Marte for J Dong. Too early to try? Should I hold tight anyway in case there’s a chance Marte’s upside cashes in bigger than JD’s?

    Thanks,

    Jedi

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Try it

  80. mcb says:
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    Grey,
    Please rank pitchers for going forward:
    Flaherty, Marco Estrada, Gausman, T.Williams
    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Williams, Gausman

  81. Big Magoo

    Big Magoo says:
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    Was just checking out some early season stats even though it’s still too early to glean too much of anything from them. On the hitting side, I’m probably most impressed with Harper, Cain, Freeman, Blackmon, and Eaton. Huge starts. Haniger and Andrus join Harper and Cain in the zero K club so far.

    Wish I had more shares of Cain. Could see a .290/20/30 type of season if he stays on the field.

    Freeman needs an Acuna call up in the worst way. Already has 8 walks. Probably looking at more of the same until the Braves find someone who can make the opposition pay for those free passes.

    One anomaly stuck out to me like a sore thumb on the pitching side. Charlie Morton saw another uptick in velocity in his first start. Through his age 31 season in 2015, he was a 91-92 mph guy. Since then, on a yearly basis, his velo has jumped from 92 to 94.3 to 95.0 to 96.1. Pitchers typically lose a tick off of their FB at age 28-29 and then again at 31-32. In fact, since 2011 there have been 7 total seasons from SPs aged 31+ with an avg fastball velocity of 94+ mph (min 50 IP): Verlander (’17), Morton (’17), Scherzer (’16-’17), Samardzija (’16-’17), and Price (’17). Verlander and Morton are the only ones to have averaged over 94.3 in a season out of that group. No SPs aged 31+ averaged that type of velo from 2011-2015. You’d have to go back to 2010 to find another qualifier (Brad Penny). Just leads one to wonder how he’s pulling it off in his age 34 season.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hopefully Acuna is called up, I could use him in the worst way in one league… And wouldn’t mind Freeman having him too… I’d guess a mechanics change on Morton….

      • Lucky Dog says:
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        @Grey: yeah – the mechanics of sticking a needle in his butt.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha

      • Big Magoo

        Big Magoo says:
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        @Grey: Trust me, nobody is more anxious for an Acuna call up than me (outside of maybe Freeman). Have him stashed in every league this year.

        You’re buying a mechanical adjustment as the explanation for a consistent 3 year uptick in velo into his mid 30s? Can’t say that I do, especially when nobody else in MLB up to 3 years younger has seen similar results. Maybe he’s a complete anomaly, but I’d guess that the explanation is much simpler.

        • Lucky Dog says:
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          @Big Magoo: it rhymes with “Staredroids”
          :dunno:

          If he gets popped with a 50, we’ll know.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Either complete anomaly (could be), or something changed… Verlander regained velo at one point, but he didn’t start off with none either

    • Cram It says:
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      @Big Magoo: That’s what I was saying about Freeman in the preseason…why I valued him a little less than others here. That lineup is garbage. Sure, Inciarte and Albies in front of him, but NOBODY behind him. Why pitch to him? I think Flowers was supposed to be the original cleanup hitter.

      Dude, Morton hit 98 last night. I was watching some of that game. I don’t understand what he’s doing.

      • Big Magoo

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        @Cram It: If Albies picks up his production and Acuna slots in at cleanup, I think that’d be all that Freeman needs to see some more quality pitches to hit.

        Morton’s stuff is very impressive. How he’s doing it at his age (and continuing to improve from a velo standpoint) is the question.

        • ryanoger says:
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          @Big Magoo:

          Thanks for the thoughts Magoo, enjoyed!

  82. herschel says:
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    @Grey: i know theyre all streamers, but any preference between junis, mahle and rey lopez? gracias.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Junis

  83. Waldorf says:
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    Grey, are you starting Archer today? H2H league if that has any impact on your answer.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  84. Long Bawls says:
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    I guarantee Israel is drafting Jakob Junis for the next World Baseball Classic. “Close enough!”

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      What a punim!

      • Long Bawls says:
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        @Grey: “I thought he said seventh inning kvetch!”

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha — You’re meshuggah with the strike zone, Mr. Umpire. — Now I’m sounding like Woody Allen in my head

          • Long Bawls says:
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            @Grey: Mia Farrow! I mean culpa!

            Or is that too soon yi?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Haha

  85. letsgobravos says:
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    @BSA:
    “I know that I’m going to hit and they’re going to find a place to put me in the lineup,” said. “No doubt. I know I can get 30 RBIs, 100 homers.”

    100 homerz! Sign me up!

    • letsgobravos says:
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      @letsgobravos:
      This was from the Hanley article linked above. Meant to post it up there.

  86. Beeker says:
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    Grey, are you starting Archer today? H2H league if that has any impact on your answer. Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

  87. H says:
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    I have Jake Lamb, but his inability to hit lefties scares me. Would you rather own Trey Mancini or Carlos Santana? Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Mancini

  88. H says:
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    I currently own Jake Lamb, but his inability to hit lefties and lack of second halfs scares me a little. Would you rather own Trey Mancini or Carlos Sentana? Thanks!

  89. Scott says:
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    Happ out of the lineup again. What the helll is wrong with madden? I camt stand him. You talk about over managing. 3 out of 6 games he sat happ. Zobrist and almora have started the same amount of games.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Maddonening

  90. Sandman says:
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    Hey Grey,

    Hope you’re doing well.

    Few questions..
    1) How do you rank these guys? Junis, Gausman, Mahle
    2) Position eligibility aside…pick 2: Lewis Brinson, Matt Chapman, Andrelton Simmons

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Mahle, Junis 2. Chapman, Brinson, on needs tho

  91. nick the smooth dick says:
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    I have a weird uncle. Used to be cool til he got mad religiousy. Like, way too religiousy. And then Trumpy. Makes his grown kids, 2 who are in college and the 2 other almost, play a carol on their various instruments (flutes and clarinets) at the family Christmas gathering. So embarrassing. Makes them still do Irish step dancing. Was always hefty but now looks weird skinny cuz he does Iron Man crazy triathalons. He’s an absolute nut. One thing he’s never changed is the way he lowers his voice to a whisper when he tells a story about black people….this *black guy* yadda yadda…good old uncle Brian…..Brian Johnson.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HAHA… I think that’s every Brian Johnson. I hope you tell Uncle Brian his daughter is extremely well versed in playing the flute, seems like a natural.

      • nick the smooth dick says:
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        @Grey: The more religious you make the family be, the more likely the dauguter is to play flute in college. She’s definitely learning the stylings of the skin variety.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Why are majority of flutists unattractive?

          • nick the smooth dick says:
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            @Grey: Generations of breeding lifelong misery. I mean, they’re no tuba butch.

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              True, or triangle weirdo

  92. Cohen says:
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    Grey, who do u like between Junis, Trevor Williams, Mahle?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Williams

  93. knucks says:
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    LoCain/Bauer or Odor/Quintana

    10 team Roto Keeper
    R / HR / RBI / SB / OBP / SLG
    QS / Ks / ERA / WHIP / Holds / Saves

    Its a Keep 5, no round penalties… but I already own Harper, Treat, Machado, Bellinger, Acuna so I’m pretty set already with keepers.

    I own the Odor/Quintana side and would slot in Scooter at 2B if I lose Odor. Currently have a batty call slot going on atm in my OF right now. Would use Cain there.

    10 bench spots… So though there are only 10 teams, the waiver wire is thinner (more like a 12 teamer kind of waiver pool at the moment).

    Trade looks just about even according to Rudy’s trade tool.

    Your thoughts?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Looks even to me, I’d take Bauer

      • knucks says:
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        @Grey: Noice, thanks man

  94. Random Collmenter says:
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    You like trading my $1 Eloy for his $17 Kenley Jansen in a 6×6 roto dynasty league with QS and OPS?

    My hitting is stacked but I’m kinda worried about my pitching:

    C: Grandal
    1: Freeman
    2: Dee
    3: Arenado
    SS: Correa
    OFs: Springer, Khrush, Brinson
    Us: Devers, Corey Seager
    BN: Davidson, Calhoun, Grichuk

    SPs: Ray, Castillo, Tanaka, Taillon, Fulmer, Teheran
    RPs: Soria, Greene, Kela, Ziegler, Betances

    Thanks Grey!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope

      • Random Collmenter says:
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        @Grey:

        That’s what I thought you’d say haha. Any other ideas for who I could offer for Kenley?

        Soria + a starter maybe?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Maybe, what starter?

          • Random Collmenter says:
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            @Grey:

            Soria + Taillon or Fulmer?

            Soria plus Ray, Castillo, or Tanaka would probably be too much, right?

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Sure, Fulmer first, then Taillon

  95. HamPorter says:
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    I’m in a 12 team AL only league, I have Eduardo Rodriguez stashed. He looks to be coming back relatively soon. Who would you drop to add him Faria, Gibson, Estrada, or Addison Reed? My other starters are Berrios, Clevinger, Happ. Also, I have Giles and Kela out of the bullpen. Thanks for the help!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d wait until he’s actually back

  96. Dave Funnell says:
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    Who would win this:

    A gets Chris Taylor, Austin Barnes
    B gets Nomar Mazara, Eduardo Escobar

    Thinking of offering. Points league.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Mazara

  97. Peacecoast says:
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    And another W lost by a bullpen (Jmont)

    fucks sakes

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Jonathan Holder? More like Jonathan Winblower! Amiright?

      • Peacecoast says:
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        @Grey: holder couldn’t get a hold. *snigger*

        Holder blew a hold.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Aw geez!

      • Peacecoast says:
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        @Grey: winblower lol. Just got that

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha

  98. stevie says:
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    I see Kingery out there on my wire. Lose Arcia for him? Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Go for it

  99. letsgobravos says:
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    Yankees super BP strategy backfires. Jordan Montgomery was pitching well, 1ER through 5 and 80 pitches staked to a 4-1 lead. They pulled him in favor of Holder who implodes giving up 3 ER in .1

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yup

  100. GrassyKnollRedding says:
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    Josh Fields picked a really bad time to go on paternity leave.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Seriously

  101. Lucky Dog says:
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    Let’s all hear it for ironically named yankee reliever, & Jordan Montgomery’s new besty, Jonathan Holder, who couldn’t hold onto a 3-run lead for 11 seconds.

    That jackass.

    Still, nice start from JoMo.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Jonathan Winblower!

      • Lucky Dog says:
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        @Grey: grrrrrrrrr

        By the way – that’s 2 straight games with Domingo Santana on the bench. Did I completely waste a draft pick on that guy? Is it that the Brewers can’t deal him because Braun is so fragile?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Pray for a trade for Braun

          • Lucky Dog says:
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            @Grey: Hebrew Hammer gotta go!

            Maybe my giants can add him to the scrap heap of old dudes. Doh

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              He’s killing me!

  102. Willy Mo says:
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    Time to start respecting didi!!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

  103. Big Magoo

    Big Magoo says:
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    The Yankees have scored 11 runs, and Stanton is 0 for 5 with 5 Ks. Talk about a ticker tease.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Seriously!

  104. Lucky Dog says:
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    Stanton with k’s

    The platinum sombrero?

    The diamond top hat?

    The human fan?

    Hmmm

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I went with platinum

  105. donkey says:
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    Estrada or Mahle?

    • Big Magoo

      Big Magoo says:
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      @donkey: Mahle. He looked good yesterday. Solid numbers throughout his minor league career. Estrada is a fly ball pitcher in the AL East whose stuff is in decline.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Mahle

  106. Big Magoo

    Big Magoo says:
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    If they stay reasonably healthy, I don’t see how the Nats don’t win 100 games this year. They’re so much better than everyone else in that division. You could probably say the same thing about the Astros.

    • J-FOH says:
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      @Big Magoo: I don’t know that defense by the Angels is pretty tits

      • Big Magoo

        Big Magoo says:
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        @J-FOH: Tis. Pitching is the question for them.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Agreed, an easy 100 win team, not really close to anyone in East or Central

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Freeman!

      • Lucky Dog says:
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        @Grey: BAM!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Magera!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          BAM BAM!

      • Big Magoo

        Big Magoo says:
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        @Grey: Booyah!

  107. Fungazi 2.0 says:
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    Flaherty straight dealing! Will wainwright go to the pen when he comes back? Or just go away

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Flaherty will get you everywhere!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Oh, and Wainwright can’t go to a pen

  108. Lucky Dog says:
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    Every time I face Harper he goes ham. I’ll start warning y’all so you know it’s coming. Gah.

    Him & Chris Davis – they’re my curse.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Stop cursing my players!

  109. Alex says:
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    Tim Anderson is on fire tonight.

    You like him or Kingrey this season?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Anderson

  110. muskysmell says:
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    Yo Grey!

    Someone just offered me Benitendi for my Buxton…which side you got? And is it close?

    • Lucky Dog says:
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      @muskysmell: buy low on Benintendi, IMO. That window is rapidly closing.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Anyone able to buy low on Benintendi?

        • Lucky Dog says:
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          @Grey: I’ve rejected 5 offers.3 by the same dude, but still… Heh

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Ha

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Benintendi

  111. Lucky Dog says:
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    I love this flukey game.

    I’m up to 60 IP, I’ve got 7 W’s; a 2.35 EEA & a 1.06 WHIP. The lone blemish was Lynn.

    And I still don’t have a quality start.

    Gotta love baseball.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, yup!

  112. Lucky Dog says:
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    Ozzie Albies just worked a 13 pitch AB into a 2-out double. This kid is legit AF. Gonna be fun to watch all year.

    • Big Magoo

      Big Magoo says:
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      @Lucky Dog: The Braves top four is likely to be Inciarte/Albies/Freeman/Acuna in a couple of weeks. They’ll be really fun to watch then.

      • Lucky Dog says:
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        @Big Magoo: as an Albies/Freeman owner I’m very much looking forward to the protection – because Markakis scares no one.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      AF!

  113. Chelsa says:
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    Hey Grey!

    Love, love, LOVE the new Mailbag segment. So flattered that you included 1 of my questions too!!! I also dig the high pitched voice!!! LOL! Frickin’ AWESOME all around!!!!! You ROCK Grey!!!! Don’t EVER let anyone tell you any different!!!!

    An avid fan,
    LadyScorpio

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, glad you appreciated it!

  114. Stephen Lyon says:
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    Hey now! If someone dropped Javy B and you’re muddling along with Schoop, T Anderson and Peraza in your 2B and SS slots, you’d be mad not to grab him, right?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Muddling along with what 2 HRs and 2 steals today?

      • Stephen Lyon says:
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        @Grey: C’mon – trying to play the long game here! Gotta grab him tho, right?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup

  115. FrankGrimes says:
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    Ohtani Bomb!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wow!

  116. AL KOHOLIC says:
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    peraza looks lost at the plate and i own him everywhere,if he doesnt start hitting and getting on base we will see Senzel in may,so yes i would

  117. VinWins

    VinWins says:
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    Braun has 3 HR in 4 AB vs Leone.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wish he faced him every game!

  118. I'm Keith Hernandez says:
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    Sell high on Ohtani?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I guess, if you can

  119. Jason Bae says:
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    Mahle, Roark or Manaea? thanks!

  120. Lucky Dog says:
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    New York, New York, it’s a hellova town.

    Why’d i start Snell? Ugh

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I hear ya, painful

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