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During the summer of 2019, Yoenis Cespedes was so taken with the song Old Town Road that he wanted to film his own video remix with a wild boar and Sam Elliott. Not knowing where to begin, Yoenis called Sammy Sosa to advise on costumes because of Sammy’s flair for western wear and Yoenis found the music video director in an aisle at Sam’s Club and thought he had a Sam-only clause. Sammy Sosa was blunt with Yoenis, “You’re not a vaquero, are you? Then get off that tartan bandana and put on a fringe jacket!” Yoenis feared he looked like Dolly Parton in Rhinestone Cowboy and Sam Elliott was on the phone with his agent about this gig, when it all went wrong. Cespedes fractured his ankle, going from 100 legs to 103-ish, and his 2019 was over. Cut to 18 months later (it only feels like 18 years), and Yoenis is back, and healthy. During the break, I gave you a Yoenis Cespedes sleeper, and I’m doing what they call, in rodeo parlance, filling a barrel with two clowns. Every time Yoenis has been healthy, he has been worth owning. Will he stay healthy? Who cares! In 60 games, Yoenis has as much a chance at being the NL MVP as Pete Alonso. Yes, it hurt me to say that. Obviously, it didn’t hurt as much as trying to pull off an Old Town Road remix at Ranchero de Yoenis. Anyway, here’s some more players to Buy or Sell this week in fantasy baseball:

BUY

Sean Murphy – Between Triple-A and the majors last year, Murphy saw 51 games (sounds like a full season this year) and hit 14 homers. He does that this year and he’s gonna be a top three catcher, i.e., the cream of the crap.

Isiah Kiner-Falefa – Don’t get caught without a catcher, Falefa says that’s a PITA!

Eric Thames – One word of advice, pretty much everyone in last week’s Buy/Sell is still applicable. Just because I didn’t mention Evan White again, aside from this mention, doesn’t mean I suddenly don’t like him. Just didn’t feel like treading over the same landscape two weeks in a row. As for E.T., does he love the P-Funk, because Parliament is so nearby when Thames phones home? Hmm, that is a legit logic puzzle. Yo, we doing fantasy baseball or Sudoku? Thames is the type who could lead the majors in homers in a short season. Absolutely worth the flyer.

Chris Taylor – Went over him the other day in my Chris Taylor fantasy. It was written while fluffing a feather pillow. Also, Enrique Hernandez should be mentioned after his big Re-Opening Day, and, what do you, he’s been mentioned.

Cesar Hernandez – Fantasy Baseball for 9 months: Oscar Mercado’s gonna be so valuable, whee, yay, yumyum! Moments after Opening Day lineups: I should’ve let the computer autodraft Cesar Hernandez.

Jose Peraza – Not a flashy name, but what kind of league are you in that has Flashy Names as a category? Get that Romper Room shizz out of here!

Adam Frazier – Currently, penciled in as the Pirates’ three-hole hitter, and the Pirates are too cheap to buy an eraser.

Jake Lamb – Just think, if you own Lamb and Falefa, you can open your own kebab takeaway joint. I recognize the hype on Kevin Cron, and appreciate it, but if Lamb’s facing righties, he’s way more valuable. Obviously, this is more of a deep league flyer.

Dansby Swanson – How is a 26-year-old in a stacked lineup only owned in 23% of ESPN leagues? Are 77% of ESPN leagues abandoned? Prolly rhetorical since if they’re abandoned they’re not exactly about to answer me. Hey, league abandoners, eat a D! Haha, they’ll never know.

Austin Riley – A 60-game season is going to be less fantasy baseball and more 60 days of DFS. Teams will play it like two months of the playoffs and you should do the same. As the DFS’ers say, the Braves’s lineup is more stackable than squares in Tetris. I love Austin Riley. Wrote an Austin Riley sleeper during the shutdown. Is he gonna work out over 60 games? Doesn’t matter; he’s roster-able right now. If he loses playing time to Matt Adams, well, that will be dopey, and he’s droppable.

Kyle Lewis – Give me Austin & Lewis on every team like some kind of 50’s comedy duo that specializes in fantasy upside rather than drunk belligerence.

Austin Hays – If the next player suggested is a Kyle, then you’ll know Greybot5000 is overheating and needs a tuneup, and turn away from Austins and Kyles.

Shogo Akiyama – Whew! No problem with Greybot5000! Now, about Akyleyama–NOOOO! I kid, Shogo is a solid five cat contributor at the top of a decent lineup. Of course, that goes out the window if the Reds plan on starting Phillip Ervin at leadoff, like on Friday. My guess is it was due to a lefty being on the mound and Shogo will see most starts, because there’s more righties, which is why it’s hard to find good lefty scissors. Thank you for listening to my Ted Talk.

Trent Grisham – What is wrong with you people not owning this guy carved from a tree previously hit by lighting and burned so hot he turned into a Taki Fuego?

Kwang-Hyun Kim – Here’s what I said the other day, “(Kim) will open season as the Cardinals closer. Oh…*stacks jars of pickles to the moon*….kay. Damn, I’m glad I wasn’t invested at all in the Cardinals’ 9th inning. What an absolute clusterfudge of nonsense. Cards’ manager, Mike Shildthead, said Kim will likely close — a guy who threw 190 1/3 IP last year and has roughly 7.5 K/9 stuff? Are we sure Shildthead knows he has Kim and not Kimbrel or even Joakim Soria? So, I adjusted my top 500 with this news, but I now have no confidence in any reliever in St. Louis.” And that’s me quoting me!

Ryan PresslyAstros’ fill-in closer while Osuna is temporarily unavailable. By the way, temporarily unavailable this year means a guy is out anywhere from three days to the entire season. 2020:  The Year of the Oblique Timetables.

Tony Watson – Gonna throw Anthony Watsonian in here and mention Matthew Magillacuddy, but with major caveats saying that in this shortened season, an iffy closer on a terrible team prolly isn’t worth the ulcer.

Corbin Burnes – Just gave you my Corbin Burnes fantasy. It was written while calling my mom a Karen.

Spencer Howard – Could’ve listed Nate Pearson, Mackenzie Gore or others, and, would you look at that, I just did! Spencer “Not Ryan” Howard is lined up to possibly start game eight of the season.

Matt Shoemaker – This is your first Streamonator call of the year. Woohoo! Just like the call it made to Instacart to ask if its deliveryman could stay for dinner. Streamonator so lonely!

Vince Velasquez – This is also a Streamonator call. “He brought me my food, it’s only right that I cook it for him.”

SELL

Jacob deGrom – Haters are gonna hate. This is an axiom as old as the earth that Al Gore is trying to save-slash-eat through. I hate. Therefore, I am a hater. Simple as that boys, five girl readers, and one robot that is scheming our deaths. Can deGrom be good? I’d imagine so. In fact, he better be great, considering the price you paid for him. Last I heard, his back felt good. Well, that’s just great! Superb! Fake enthusiasm! Backs are tricky for pitchers. They can sideline guys for a few days, weeks to months. See:  2019 Max Scherzer. If deGrom goes out and has a bad start or two, and claims his back isn’t 100%, but will fight through it, you’re gonna have to fight through being in last place by August 15th. Not saying to trade deGrom for a Jude Law bobblehead that your wife ordered off Etsy, but I would check out our fantasy baseball trade analyzer, and explore options.

 
  1. mets3145 says:
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    first?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Where’s Hung?

      • mets3145 says:
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        i dunno – when i sign via wordpress it defaults to this name… i can’t change it. Hung is not a subscriber tho! Lol

        Also, almost had a heart attack from Y! as they have Trevor Story out of the lineup. Y! couldn’t even wait 1 day without shenanigans

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha — there’s a way to change your username if you email rudy he’ll tell you how

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Or maybe another subscriber seeing this comment

            • mets3145 says:
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              Hope this works – i went directly to the WP site

            • mets3145 says:
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              checking again..

              • Grey

                Grey says:
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                Think you change it on your user page

                • mets3145 says:
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                  i can’t access it through Razzball – i get permission denied

                  • Grey

                    Grey says:
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                    I’d email rudy @ razzball dot com

  2. Troy says:
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    Drop Starlin Castro for Peraza?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hmm…kinda depends on needs

  3. NUX says:
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    Roman Quinn will be appearing in this article next week. Might as well scoop him now ;)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

  4. ryanoger says:
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    Starting Lance Lynn today at home against the Rockies?

    thanks grey

    • Cram It says:
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      Yup

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Definitely

  5. joe says:
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    corbin burnes or aaron civale?
    standard roto

    • NUX says:
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      The upside on Burnes is much higher, though he may get blown up at Wrigley tomorrow. I’d prefer to roster him over Civale, but would like to wait and see rather than start him against the Cubbies

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Burnes

      • C says:
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        much love to you Grey, but Civale has sneaky Shane Bieber upside. Burnes throws fire, but I’m not sure he’ll ever be more than Robbie Ray. Civale, to me, seems to have that Indians sneaky growth potential.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          All good, I don’t hate him

  6. Cohen says:
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    Grey, i know its one game but worth holding on to Hampson whos not starting? Hes a bench bat for now

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, and so it begins in Colorado

  7. swaggerjackers says:
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    Wil Myers gets three games in Colorado at the end of week one. Stream it!

    Edman batting second today. That’s worth getting excited about.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice, Swagger!

  8. primetime says:
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    Grey,

    Final rank of my team 10 team keeper OBP. Drafted this team back in March. Our league will have no draft next season, team remains the same of course I can add/drop players

    Any drops?

    Free agents: CJ Cron, Odor, LaStella, Wong, Andrus, Swanson, Peralta, Yoenis, Happ Ian and Catcher Murphy

    C Smith W
    1B Freeman
    2b Moose
    3b Arenado
    ss Story
    OF Bellinger
    OF Stanton
    OF Rosario E
    U Chapman M

    Bench
    Nunez (Orioles)
    Biggio
    Rosario A
    Lewis K
    Mercado
    Calhoun

    IL Dozier
    Covid IL Puig

    Starters
    Nola
    Glasnow
    Bieber
    Urias
    Maeda
    RP Lecleac
    RP Bradley

    Bench
    Canning
    Gore M (for next year no draft holding him)
    Heaney

    IL Odorizzi
    IL Kela

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I don’t see any right now

  9. Will says:
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    Happ batting 9th for the Cubs agan today. Also on Grisham I’m concerned he will sit against lefties. No SD lineup out just yet.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, it’s a concern

  10. Scuffy McGee says:
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    Would you say the optimal lineup would be C, Olson, K Marte, Moncada, Baez, Springer, Bellinger, Laureano, Mondesi at UTL? Moistasskiss, Soler and Pete Alonso on the bench most days? 8 team keeper roto league.

    Lastly, are you adding Sean Murphy over Will Smith this early or stashing if you have the roster spot? Thank you! Looking forward to another great season with the Razzball community

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Smith over Murphy still but watch PT

      That lineup looks fine for now

  11. goodfold2 says:
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    holy crap, i didn’t think hampson would be the one getting f’d, depth charts had him for months as the str up starter at 2B (mcmahon at first against righties). now he did get tapia in there, but by moving murphy to 1B and hampson out. hilliard is fine (against righties)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Colorado is the worst!

    • goodfold2 says:
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      also yahoo is pulling their usual tricks in showing guys that are playing as not playing, tapia and happ are showing up as NOT playing, but the best lineup page shows they are.

        • goodfold2 says:
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          also hiura yahoo is f’ing up on. story too. not small names here.

          • C says:
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            moral of the story: yahoo sucks. Go to fantrax.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Yes, they are showing as Bogaerts out of lineup and he’s in

        • goodfold2 says:
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          baez too, it’s not worth listing them as they’re probably in the dozens. both of hilliard and tapia “aren’t” playing. arenado.

          • goodfold2 says:
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            basically ALL COL players, blackmon, story too

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Yup!

  12. Jackie Treehorn says:
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    Points league this year… Two N/A slots, who’s the odd man out?

    R. Mountcastle
    M. Harrison
    N. Madrigal

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Harrison

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    Your comment about Frazier is spot on and I am not talking about him being an add. Did you see that lineup today? MLB should be embarrassed. The city of Pit and state of PA should have welcomed the Blue Jays with open arms so they could have some kind of semblance of a professional baseball team in the Burgh this year.

    • swaggerjackers says:
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      And yet Streamonator has Houser as a negative start against Pittsburgh. That bot must absolutely hate Houser.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        It does

      • goodfold2 says:
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        oh yeah it does, he was one of biggest names in the QS rater on hate vs grey’s love.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, it’s wild

  14. Cohen says:
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    Drop Hampson for A.Frazier or too early?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah

  15. erad says:
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    Is there anything more frustrating than guys getting the day off on the first day of the season??

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, it sucks

  16. Slimcompoop says:
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    What’s good Grey? Just got back on Wednesday after being up our families cabin in the mountains for the past five weeks. No Internet or cell phone service which was pretty awesome. Once we got satellite radio back (where the hell is yacht rock by the way, how many rappers have “baby” in their name, the NBA is playing in a gigantic bubble in Orlando?), my wife and I started to get caught up on what’s been going on in civilization. We were joking that it felt like we were Luke Wilson and Maya Rudolph’s characters in Idiocracy when they woke up after begin frozen for 500 years.

    Anythehoo, found out baseball was starting up this past Tuesday and got invited to a rotisserie league (R, HR, RBI, SB, OBP, IP, K/9, ERA, WHIP, SVHD) for the shortened season. Didn’t have time to do any research so just used your rankings and ended up with this squad.

    C – Kelly
    1B – Olson
    2B – Altuve
    SS – Tatis Jr.
    3B – Suarez
    OF – Soto
    OF – Soler
    OF – Laureano
    UTIL – Kingery/Santana
    SP – Giolito
    SP – Berrios
    SP – Lamet
    SP – Odorizzi*
    SP – Stroman*
    SP – Pearson
    RP – Hand
    RP – Workman
    RP – Pressley
    RP – Pagan

    Injuries aside, I think it looks alright. Gotta do some work on the wire to address the pitching. Thoughts? Hope you and Cougs are doing well.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Poop! Good to see you man!

      That’s hilarious, life is super weird, you did not miss anything!

      Your team looks solid! I like the pitching actually, but injuries will be bad, so lose or stash those guys and work waivers…Your hitting looks great, but Soto’s out now so that’s not good either…Waivers, my man!

      • Slimcompoop says:
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        Yeah…after being back a couple days already am thinking about heading back till Labor Day:) Think the wife will need Internet for her work, so it might just be a solo mission with the dog.

        The waiver wire is pretty deep, but I can get Khris Davis in a 1-for-1 trade for a closer. Thoughts on a bounce-back season from Davis?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I don’t mind Davis in a short season — you need internet, what are you, a survivorialist?

  17. longbeachyo says:
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    I’m curious. Where is this, Jude Law, bobblehead going? On the mantle next to the other cool bobbleheads and fantasy trophies? This seems like the tip of the iceberg to me, and might need to be talked about. Did you shave your mustache or something???

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wait, is my wife the only one with a Jude Law bobblehead…Wait, is it not really a bobblehead? Oh, gross!

  18. Steve says:
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    Shogo or K Lewis? Or a push?

    Thanks

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Lewis

  19. Don't Be a Hader says:
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    What about guys like McBroom, Shed Long?

    Who is your early season prospect stash? Monte H.? Kelenic? Kirilloff?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Madrigal? Mountcastle? Monte is sexy too, I’m in on that!

      McBroom does nothing for me unless he’s hot, which he might be…Long same kinda, but little more interesting

  20. toolshed says:
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    Do the Mets ever score a run when degree pitches?

    • toolshed says:
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      Degrom

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nope!

  21. Sandman says:
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    Hey Grey,

    Awesome write up! I’m noticing a ton of starters sitting today. Do you think it’s because it’s the first full day of games and people are still warming up? Kind of concerning in my roto league.

    I’m in a 10 team, standard 5×5 league, 26 roster spots

    C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, CI, MI, 4x OF, 2x UTIL

    I was wondering how many bench bats you’d recommend? Currently I have one but I’m thinking I should add another and drop lucchesi (weakest guy on my squad).

    Also, how do you rank Grisham, Renato and Urshela?

    Thank you!

    • Sandman says:
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      Realizing that yahoo is messing up but still interested in your thoughts.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Thanks! I think it’s something to monitor, but we don’t have much time for that, so maybe give it the weekend then flip out…At least I will

      Grisham, Nunez

  22. Crazy J says:
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    Puig a drop or hold?

    Happy baseball season!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Drop

  23. hitzone says:
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    16 team dynasty pts league daily moves

    We cut our buy in to 1/5 normal dues. Would you hold Emannuel clase for next year even though I have to eat one of 13 pitchers spots

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah lose him

  24. Pinkman says:
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    Good lord FML I trusted Boyd as my #4 SP over Maeda like a momo in my 9×9 AL only roto league. Only the first inning but already feel like dropping him… bad start for my ratios.

    Clevinger
    Montas
    Odorizzi
    Boyd
    Shoemaker
    Civale

    Its an 8-team league..Dare I ask…. Do I stream his spot? Was gonna stream Shoe/Civale

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I don’t trust Boyd at all

  25. Steverino says:
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    Haven’t got off my backside and organised the H-tron yet. You like Mercado or Profar today? Profar batting cleanup, which I likely but he is facing The Bum…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Profar

  26. Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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    surprising CUBS are playing hoerner over kipnis already. just had to go drop kipnis in deep dynasty for luplow (that’ll be a stream spot along with catcher), he ain’t worth shit even as a backup MI if he ain’t even playing vs righties.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Love it tho

    • Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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      also pretty telling that this “tapia has hilliard’s OF job” was str COL writers only b.s. if that was true why is tapia DH’ing and hilliard LF’ing? if anything the writers should’ve mentioned that hampson was getting squeezed (but they didn’t, since they were just posulating). unless tapia has some kind of minor injury, it’s pretty clear bud black’s idiot ass wants hilliard’s OF defense in there more than tapia’s (which admittedly, does seem odd on the def part)

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Honestly Rockies beat writers are the worst…they never know what’s going on

        • Montezuma's Revenge... right now says:
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          yeah they had so little deal of what’s going on that since desmond quit this year it’s shown hampson as full on non platoon starter (depth charts) and rodgers either BN or lefty side for mcmahon’s spot, when really we were always living in what was shown back in march with hampson as lefty only side with mcmahon (now kemp for hilliard against lefties, who i’m trying to waiver tonight in a 30 teamer, already got that SEA prospect who might close (misiew something) and fatt adams) righty starter at 2B. this is both good and not good, as i already had hampson in a dynasty (but wasn’t relying on him to start) and i just nabbed him in money league (but have mcclutchin who could start every day at util 2 anyway). everybody who DID pay up on hampson ain’t looking good now though (above ADP, which he was going in many places in middle march and since)

          i’m more connected to hilliard actually playing (and added tapia in those 2 spots lately anyway) than hampson for the most part.

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Never believed the Hampson nonsense, Black doesn’t want to play him, he showed last year

  27. Dave D says:
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    Meanwhile, Fletcher leading off for Halos, Chavis starting over Moreland, Pillar starting over Verdugo, Profar hitting clean-up, Kyle Lewis hitting clean-up, and so it goes…

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nothing like throwing out 9 months of prep on OD

    • Mantis Tobaggan MD says:
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      it’s a lefty, moreland wasn’t going to play against those, he just doesn’t, and hasn’t. depth charts had pillar over verdugo against lefties for months too

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        True

  28. Pugs & Slugs says:
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    Sup Grey!

    So good to have Baseball back even if it’s limited. Also, I was really missing the GetRoman.com commercials =)

    Our 19-year NL-Only H2H Keeper league is on hold, but we held an impromptu NL-Only Yahoo! 6×6 Roto draft Online. It’s a one and done league, with No Trades, and only 40 roster moves.

    I somehow got the #1 pick, which I wasn’t overly stoked about considering I’d get 21 and 22. I ended up going Acuña, Baez, and Strasburg, which seem to be about what you have around that spot. Pitchers went fast, so I ended up with a much better H2H staff. My biggest mistake was drafting Lamet when Sonny Gray was still there. I was looking around and time ran out before I noticed Gray. Hopefully Lamet will be my unicorn.

    I’m used to auction style and being able to fill 75% of my roster with targeted guys, and I had about 2 hours to prep, so I had no idea what I was doing. Also, the xtra 2 categories are OPS and Holds. Not accustomed to these, so my OPS and Holds are pretty bad. However, my pitching could give me decent ratios, along with Ks, and I hope to be at the top in Saves.

    10 Tm, NL-Only Roto 6×6 Traditional (w/OPS and Holds)
    Re-Draft, No Trades, and 40 moves.

    CA Alfaro
    1B Muncy
    2B Edman
    SS Baez
    3B Kingery
    OF Acuña
    OF Akiyama
    OF Yastrzemsky
    UTIL Thames
    UTIL Al. Dickerson
    B Camargo
    B Ha. Ramirez
    B ?? Pick up for

    SP Strasburg
    SP Lamet
    RP Jansen
    RP Doolittle
    P Weaver
    P Burnes
    P May
    P Betances
    B P. Lopez
    B Gausman
    B DeSclafani
    IR Kela

    A. With Alfaro on the IL, should who do I pick up for pick up for him? Caratini, Heineman, Cerveli, or Wolters are the sad options.

    B. It might be better for me to just pick up another Pitcher since I don’t have a spot on IL for Alfaro, and the remaining CA suck. I could get an RP that could help with Holds since I only have Betances. Any RPs you’d add or switch out for Betances.

    Here are the remaining Hitters and Pitchers available. Any changes you’d make?
    H: Panda or W. Flores (yikes, 3 Giants!), M. Adams, Fowler, M. Rojas, Osuna
    RP: Chaffin, Stephenson, Gant, Jeffress, Guerra, Rondon, Kolarek, Estevez, Reyes

    Trying to stay optimistic about the season. Good Luck!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Good to see you! These are not great choices at all…I guess Heinenman and Harold Ramirez for Chafin I guess…kinda woofy

      • Pugs & Slugs says:
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        Yeah. Too many bench spots depleted the amount of available players. Thanks!!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  29. Hepcat13 says:
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    I MISSED THE SMELL OF MUSTACHE WAX IN THE MORNING!

    12 team, 5×5 yahoo
    Drop Teoscar for Yoenis?

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha…I’d try Yo

  30. SwaggerJackers says:
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    Mondesi caught stealing. I like the idea just not the outcome. It was close though. Very close.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I appreciate the attempt

  31. daviddal says:
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    I am so happy we have baseball back. my pitching is stacked. Is my offense enough in a 14 team league? obp and slg added cats. c christian vazquez 1b mat olson 2b kingery 3b B Anderson ss Bogerts ci Brian Anderson mi D Swanson of Yellich Laureano Cespedes dh N Cruz bn L Gurriel, Verdugo

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Doesn’t look bad, maybe light on speed but YOENIS and looks good for SLG and OBP

      • daviddal says:
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        thx for the reply. Flaherty, Giolito, Corbin,S Gray,Gallen lead my staff

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  32. herschel says:
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    @Grey: enjoying any good LA quarantine take out spots?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I haven’t had takeout in 5 months…been cooking

  33. FrankGrimes says:
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    Giolito is a bust ha

    • daviddal says:
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      I doubt it

      • Al KOHOLIC says:
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        Lewis with a hr

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          AL! I saw, amazing

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha

      • FrankGrimes says:
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        Yoshi!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup!

          • FrankGrimes says:
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            Think we made wager yoshi vs shogo during our nfbc draft no? Haha

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Did we? I will honor, what was it?

              • FrankGrimes says:
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                I don’t remember. It was too long ago.

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  Haha, was it…2020?

  34. ElBoss says:
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    Oh my Great goodness Grey!! Kyle Lewis!!! That was a bomber!!

    • LaRockakis says:
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      lmao, I just commented the same thing. In my starting lineup too.

      Cheers, compadre!

      • ElBoss says:
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        Cheers indeed!! Have a great season!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          You too!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      KYLE LEWIS SZN

  35. LaRockakis says:
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    Kyle Lewis dong!!!!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      KYLE LEWIS SZN

      • LaRockakis says:
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        KYLE LEWIS SNZ’S PLURAL!

        Might have to change my name to LewRockakis!

        • LaRockakis says:
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          Also added the Yoenis brother today, since Soto hit the CL (that’s Covid List). Spicy, spicy peppers!

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Nice!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          WOW

  36. Fleeced says:
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    Drop mercado or Y Gurriel for Kyle Lewis in a redraft?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Mercado

  37. jdred5 says:
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    Sick Alfaro, therefore, catcher question! Falafel or Mejia? Does it matter that Mejia’s 3rd series of the year is in COL or that Falafel gets a little extra playing time at 3B?

    Thanks! Happy Opening Day!

    • SwaggerJackers says:
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      Falafel is getting all the hype right now. I picked him up as my Alfaro replacement.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Falafel

  38. SwaggerJackers says:
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    Rich Hill didn’t even make one start before he got hurt this season. He needs to hang it up for good.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, I know

  39. letsgobravos says:
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    Tommy Pham with a 2 steal game. Great to see him being so aggressive.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nice!

  40. Kruk_Ain't_An_Athlete says:
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    Thames over Tapia or Akyama? (12-team 5×5 OBP roto)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Different things, but could see over Akiyama if power vs. runs/avg

  41. russowl says:
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    10 team head to head with doubles and triples

    C- Will Smith
    1b-Pete Alonso
    2b-Ketel Marte
    3b-Jose Ramirez
    SS-Adalberto Mondesi
    OF-Christian Yelich
    OF-Giancarlo Stanton
    Of-Ramon Laureano
    Util-Yuli Gurriel
    Util-J.D. Davis
    Util-Lourdes Gurriel Jr
    Bn-Nick Senzel
    Bn-Christian Walker
    Bn-Willie Calhoun
    Bn-Just dropped Pressley and added Kyle Lewis
    iL-Hunter Dozier

    Sp-Patrick Corbin
    Sp-Luis Castillo
    Sp-Lance Lynn
    Sp-Sonny Gray
    Sp-D.Lamet
    Sp-James Paxton
    Sp-Joe Musgrove
    Rp-Liam Hendrix
    Rp-Jose Leclrec
    Rp-zach Britton
    IL-Keone Kela

    FA PItchers
    Ross Stripling
    Jose Urquidy
    Seth Lugo
    Ryan Pressley
    Kintzler
    Pagan
    ottavino
    Mitch Keller
    Steven Matz

    Fa Hitters
    Di Di
    Hosmer
    Shogo
    Ceaser Hernendez
    Cj Cron
    Yastrzemski
    M Chavis
    Teoscar
    JBJ
    Pereza

    How does my team look? Should i be looking to make any Moves?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Team looks solid, love that pitching…Not bad waiver arms, but I’d hold for now… Your hitting looks weak on power, play Lewis, and Teoscar over Senzel

      • Russowl says:
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        Thanks for the feedback who would you start Lewis over?

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          I’d go day by day

  42. Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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    Hey Grey – thanks to Desclafani and Odorrizi, I have 2 roster spots to play with this FAAB.

    1. As a bat stash, do you prefer Solak, O’Neill, or Hilliard (who had a golden sombrero opening day)? This is a weekly lineups keeper league, so most focused on someone who could be a potential keeper if they get full playing time. Solak seems to have the highest upside…

    2. As a pitcher replacement, would go for a guy in the group of Burnes, Bassit, ReyLo, Miley… or go the other direction and grab Lugo as a sneaky bet for a W a week and good ratios over 4-5 weekly IP?

    • Duda Want to Build a Snowman? says:
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      Sorry, forgot my #3. Currently rocking a pair of $1 Cs, Jansen + Stallings. Are falafel or Nola (when he gets elig) worthwhile “upgrades” on Stallings to spend $1 FAAB on?

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Falafel over Stallings

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      O’Neill

      2. Burnes

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

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No problem

  43. Stat Man says:
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    Laureano or Robert for this year only.? A 2-hole or 7-hole hitter. I don’t know why the white Sox have Encarnacion hitting higher than Eloy and Robert.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Laureano

      • Stat Man says:
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        Think they will move up Robert in the lineup soon? It’s a waste for them not too.

        • Stat Man says:
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          I’m looking for a good OF replacement for Soto

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Hopefully

  44. mets3145 says:
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    @Grey @Rudy – SON doesn’t like Fried today v. the Mets? -6.6 value seems a little off

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Fried has weird peripherals and that Mets lineup doesn’t look bad

      • William Hung says:
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        Damn in a 12 teamer can’t play matchups – YOLO

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Why not YOLO

          • William Hung says:
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            On another note – I always get burned by drafting a Rays reliever – last year it was Alvarado and his mysterious issues that sent his season off the tracks and now this year I go Diego Castillo for holds and he’s MIA and with COVID protocols might not be back within 3 days

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Yeah, they’re always a headache

            • The Harrow says:
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              no news he has corona, he’s off with pregnancy 3 day break 9 months after the fact. and this is day 2, so should be back monday unless maybe the baby gives him corona or the mother or somebody in the hospital. i will have far more to whine about if he’s out a longer time (i have d.castillo in maybe 8ish spots)

  45. Curious George says:
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    Thanks for the buys grey! Curious where you stand on Mejia vs Murphy vs falefa??

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d try Falafel

      • Curious George says:
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        Done. Any preference between Martin Perez vs bal or Alex wood vs sfg as a streamer today? 11 move limit for this matchup, would have to burn a move to get wood

        • Eli Man Penguin Boy says:
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          wood, messing with m.perez, no matter HOW good the matchup is (like here), trust me, in the last 3-4 years of weak pitchers i’ve used in deep leagues, m.perez might be one of the worst ones (clearly he was only ever used in good matchups like this one). plus, a LAD pitcher in LAD vs SF i don’t even care who that is, compared to m.perez, go that guy instead.

  46. Trader says:
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    1. Start Ohtani in Oakland tomorrow? Been very wild to this point.
    2. Ohtani for McNeil?
    3. Ohtani and Morton for Giolito and Polanco?
    4. For holds, please pick 2 from Gallegos, Treinen, Betances

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Yes

      2. Okay

      3. Polanco who? I guess

      4. Not Treinen

    • Eli Man Penguin Boy says:
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      if you get both otani’s i’d not do the trade in 3 if you have him. pretty sure he means j.polanco not brocktune. if it’s SP only otani get giolito/polanco if not dynasty. probably DH only otani in no dynasty too IF you have to start this slot everyday since otani will miss 2-3 days a week off of hitting.

  47. Fleeced says:
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    Hey Grey, can you pick 2 pls.

    Kingery, Cespedes, K.Lewis, Y. Gurriel, Peraza, Mercado?

  48. RICE says:
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    Hey Grey!

    Loved that extra innings Halo game to end the night. I didn’t like the result, but if you’re going to lose you might as well do it in spectacular fashion.

    10 team H2H Any moves here?

    My worst bats: Mercado, Yuli, Braun, Riley.

    Waiver: W. Calhoun, Cespeses, K. Lewis, Yoshi

    • RICE says:
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      Also – I have Ohtani (hitter) on this team. Sounds like he’ll sit Saturday’s and Monday’s all year, making him max 5 games a week.

      I love his game, but is he worth rostering in a 10 team?

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Start him tomorrow, see how it goes

        • RICE says:
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          10 team H2H Any moves here?

          My worst bats: Mercado, Yuli, Braun, Riley.

          Waiver: W. Calhoun, Cespeses, K. Lewis, Yoshi

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            LEWIS!

            Try him over Riley

  49. Good Morning! Going to replace Buxton (still shaky) and sit W. Calhoun (5 game week) Which 2 of these studs do you like this coming week? All have 7 game schedules (SD 3 @ Col)
    Cespedes
    A. Hicks
    K. Lewis
    Grisham
    Tsutasugo
    C. Walker
    R. Nunez
    Thx Grey gonna be a great short season!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yoenis, Lewis

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Thanks, Smitty!

  50. Dougie says:
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    Yoenis or Happ?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Happ

      • Eli Man Penguin Boy says:
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        can’t believe i got happ in the 2nd to last round of a 14 teamer (with 4th OF and CI/MI slots, 28 total rounds). didn’t even need his CF only (espn) but that was too good to draft somebody else. wish he had that nice sweet 2B and/or 3B like in yahoo though.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nice!

  51. Eli Man Penguin Boy says:
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    it sure appears tucker is working with a voodoo doctor in his spare time, probably got into that when dusty was hired.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha

  52. Cohen says:
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    Grey, Aquino getting called up
    Drop Teoscar for Aquino or hold?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Teoscar

  53. jwo71974 says:
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    Good call on Shoemaker, although he looked awful on Streamonator, at least as of today. Did the value change?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Not sure, tbh

  54. Yr Never Too Old For Balloons says:
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    if you bet on leury having at least 2 HR’s today on that 1 dollar bet come to the window and get your 4,000 or so. and oh baby didi looking like a super nice value get so far, esp if for your MI slot in deep spots.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HAHA

      • Yr Never Too Old For Balloons says:
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        if that 4,000 to one is right, what’s gosselin’s payoff rate here, like 15,000 to 1 or so.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Totally

  55. Cohen says:
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    Grey, better stream option?
    Houser at Pitt or
    V.V. at home vs Mia

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Houser

  56. Stat Man says:
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    I got an offer of Soler for my Luis Robert. Do I take Soler?

    • Stat Man says:
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      Kyle Lewis hit another. Going back to last year his been a beast. I’m kind of liking him over Robert based on his production and place in order.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        LEWIS!

        • Stat Man says:
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          Want to be clear – you like Lewis over Robert this year?

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            Not yet

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Sure

  57. who will make a bigger impact this year WHATS YOUR TOP 3 please?
    S Howard , L Patino, K Hayes A Aquino, D Carlson , B Rogers, Alex Reyes

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Aquino….Tossup, Howard, Carlson

  58. Primetime says:
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    Drop Yoenis, A Rosario Mercado Or w Calhoun for Aquino?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah

  59. letsgobravos says:
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    Hey Grey! Another homer for Kyle Lewis today. I need a power bat after losing Soto. Would you rather roster Lewis or Will Calhoun?

    • letsgobravos says:
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      Willie*

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      LEWIS!

      LEWIS!

  60. LaRockakis says:
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    Another Kyle Lewis dongerino!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      HE’S THE BEST EVER

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      DONGERINO!

  61. Cohen says:
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    Drop Hampson, Teoscar or Akiyama for Hays or hold?

    • And Now the Jon Lovitz Dancers! says:
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      probably teoSCAR

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Shogo

  62. Dave D says:
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    Holy sh*t! I just Gott a save from Trevor in my 1st DC. I feel like a thief! SAGNOF, baby….

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Haha, nice

      • Dave D says:
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        Btw, whats with you starting Dozier at 3B in our league while Fletcher rides pine? Youre not gonna catch Hernan if you keep it up…

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Haha, I missed it, oops

  63. Sandman says:
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    Are we adding holland yet? I’m a Kennedy owner and he was brought out in the 6th :/

  64. Scott Kimmel says:
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    Grey would you rather have Michael Fullmer or Wainwright?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Wainwright

      • Scott Kimmel says:
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        someone picked him up, but even though he is out for the season would you pick German from the NYY or would you rather have Fulmer?

        • The Harrow says:
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          both fulmer’s on DET now. guessing this has to be a dynasty if you are even mentioning german here. likely depends on
          1. whether he can be stashed in a non active roster spot
          2. who you’d have to drop to add him

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Fulmer

  65. Jason Murray says:
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    Thoughts on Singer’s debut today? Worth a flyer over Jon Gray? Thanks.

    • The Harrow says:
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      gray’s schedule is str up horrible for most of the next 5 matchups, so yeppers.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Look good, yes, over Gray

  66. LuckBox87 says:
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    10 team redraft, Hold Mercado or drop for K Lewis?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Try Lewis

  67. Play Ball says:
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    Biggio or Lourdes?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Biggio

  68. letsgobravos says:
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    Pham with back to back double steal games to start the year. Dude single handily has me atop the standings in steals. Looks like he wants the short season steals title.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ha, nice!

  69. Trader says:
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    Would you trade

    1. Ohtani and Newman for Moose?
    2. Ohtani for Giolito?
    3. Ohtani, Newman, and Morton for Moose, Yarborough and Giolito?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      1. Sure 2. Yes 3. Yes

  70. Dancin Homer says:
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    Evening Gray,

    12-team, 6×6 Roto

    with Aquino getting called (back) up, would you drop Hilliard for him?

    Also, would you drop either Civale or Cease to stream Velasquez tomorrow?

    Thanks in advance

    • Dancin Homer says:
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      *Grey (sorry bout that)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I’d hold Hilliard for now

      Cease

  71. Jingle Dahl the Way says:
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    12 team 5×5 roto

    Any thoughts of benching Corbin v. NYY? (-$13.5)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Start him

  72. Play Ball says:
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    What do you make of Votto? Resurgence? Buying in?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yeah, buy in

      • Play Ball says:
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        I have Belli @ 1B and Roberts filling in at OF for Soto.

        Do you think Votto will put up better stats than Roberts so I can move Belli to OF? Roberts would be the drop. I have JD-Mart, Acuna as my other OF.

        I’m in a shallow 6-team friends league so all teams are stacked. Looking for any advantage.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          No — why do you want to get rid of Luis Robert?

          • Play Ball says:
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            Don’t want to, but concerned about Roberts place in lineup. By the time they get to him the other have cleaned up the bases taking away RBI opportunities from Robert and no one below him to drive him in. I hate they have him hitting 7th. If Votto is having a resurgence and hitting for both power and average in the 2-hole of a really good offense I could move Belli to OF and slot Votto at 1B. – only if you think I come out ahead.

            My team…your call. :-)

            • Grey

              Grey says:
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              Ha

              • Play Ball says:
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                I did get an offer of Eloy for Robert though. I haven’t responded to it yet waiting to see if they move him up in the lineup and Robert has the SB potential. I think that’s why he wants Robert – no Power speed potential in his lineup. But, Eloy looks like he’s on the verge of a big year. Should I take Eloy and accept that offer?

                • Grey

                  Grey says:
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                  I’d take Eloy

  73. Primetime says:
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    Loss Moose. Have Biggio. Looking on waivers.

    Odor
    Lastella
    Wong
    Galvis
    Your boy from last year José Peraza

    Happ
    Aquino

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Happ

  74. And Now the Jon Lovitz Dancers! says:
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    16 teamer with OPS dynasty. mostsuckass replacement
    C w.smith
    1B hoskins
    2B c.taylor (2B/SS/LF/CF)
    3B suarez
    SS story
    IF kingery (2B/3B/SS/LF/CF)
    LF mcneil (2B/3B/LF/RF)
    CF laureano (CF/RF)
    RF harper
    OF k.marte (2B/SS/CF)
    util otani (hitter only)
    BN k.cron (1B)
    DL: mostsuckass
    prospects: lux (many others but not relevant this year in almost all cases except him)

    from all my multi positional guys i don’t need 2B specifically, so just bet out of:
    schoop, kike, asscab, teoscar, tapia, cactus jesus,bruce, moreland

    i have schoop/kike ranked top 2 in the waiver claims, what youse think?

    • And Now the Jon Lovitz Dancers! says:
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      throw jacoby jones (not the football one, but how many of these can there be anyway) and fatt adams in there.

      • And Now the Jon Lovitz Dancers! says:
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        snap, gone varnish out here too, he’s gotta be top 3 in this list (peraza). pick best 3.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Peraza

  75. And Now the Jon Lovitz Dancers! says:
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    eating TREATS! harper too.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      LFG!

  76. The Great Knoche says:
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    Any idea if plan for Snell was short outing or if something happened?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Nah, he just looked like a mess

      • The Great Knoche says:
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        K. Jake Cave batty call winner!

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Nice!

  77. Scott Kimmel says:
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    Grey,

    Start or sit Ohtani vs OAK

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Start

      • Scott Kimmel says:
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        ohtani looks awful

        • Trader says:
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          He walked five guys in his last intra squad game in five innings and they said it was his best performance yet. I started him instead of listening to myself.

          • Scott Kimmel says:
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            im glad i sat him down

        • Dave D says:
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          He looked awful all camp. Threw more balls than strikes. Theres no reason to believe in him post-TJS until he proves otherwise.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup

      • Dave D says:
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        Fletcher looking good on your bench.

        • Dave D says:
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          As I expected, Maddon is using him much more aggressively on the base paths. He ran on three pitches in the 5th. Im glad to see Scosciapath and Ausmunch gone and a real manager in. The Angels havent been this fun to watch in 15 years. Fletcher will hit .300+ with 35 runs and 10 SB if Maddon keeps him at leadoff, and I think he will.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Ha

    • For An Armenianless Vacation Come to Akron says:
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      if short innings cap bench till we see him look good. if deep innings or h2h and you don’t need the K’s/innings can bench, i’m not in any deep league though (often with large innings caps).

      • For An Armenianless Vacation Come to Akron says:
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        and there was the downside showing up, albeit 3 of those balls called during the 3 BB’s were strikes, including one of the them being the final pitch of the at bat. why i mentioned for shallows or short innings wait and see. i still started him in any 14 and up though or deep innings roto.

  78. Ben says:
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    My regular keeper league (12 team mixed roto, keep 10) is skipping this year, but I need to reserve 11 players on my team now from last year that I will have the option to keep as my 10 for next season (the rest get thrown back, we can’t see this year and then pick from our current full roster). Debating on my last one. Who is your last man in (and second choice) that you think will be the best fantasy options in 2021 of:

    Eduardo Escobar, Carlos Santana, Aquino, Schwarber, Encarnacion, R. Iglesias, Kingery.

    For reference, my bottom definite keepers (in no order) are Tim Anderson, Semien, Muncy, Goldschmidt. So there’s a gap before the last one.

    I’m tempted to go with Aquino for upside and worst case just keep the other 10 I hold, but his team doesn’t seem to believe in him and I’m concerned it would just be a wasted pick.

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Aquino would be close to last — prolly Kingery

      • Ben says:
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        Apologies if this is a double post – thanks, if there are trades or I otherwise opt away from Kingery, who would be second? Escobar?

        Thanks.

        • Grey

          Grey says:
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          Yup

  79. herschel says:
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    @Grey: weekly roto. Need to start two of the following. Who do you like?

    Dahl – 2 @ oak, 3 vs sd
    Mercado – 3 vs cws, 4 @ min
    Riley – 2 @ tb, 2 vs tb, 3 vs nym
    Hosmer – 1 vs ari, 3 @ sf, 3 @ col

    Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Riley, Mercado

  80. Cohen says:
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    Giles pulled apparent injury
    Bass or Yamaguchi ?

    • Yr Never Too Old For Balloons says:
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      bass. here’s reasons
      1. all offseason and now bass listed as 8th inning
      2. he’s done 2 successful holds already with pretty sure one of them in the 8th inning
      3. yamaguchi not good inning today
      4. closer monkey says so

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bass

  81. Steve says:
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    OF:
    Acuna
    Ozuna
    Laureano

    Bench:
    Beni
    Cain

    5×5 daily redraft drop any for K Lewis?

    Thanks

    • Steve says:
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      10T

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Cain

  82. Russ says:
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    12 Team Roto with OPS
    Drop Shogo for Happ?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Yes

  83. Sandman says:
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    Hey Grey,

    Hope you’re having a good weekend.

    I have the following guys at in a 10 team standard 5×5 roto league
    -willie Calhoun
    -Gio Urshela
    -Christian Walker
    -Austin Riley

    The following guys are on waivers:
    -Trent Grisham
    -Eric Hosmer
    -Akiyama
    -Luis arraez
    -Renato Nunez
    -Brian Anderson

    Making any moves ?

    Also is Joey Lucchesi in the rotation?

    Thank you!

    • Yr Never Too Old For Balloons says:
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      yes to the lucchesi question. we’re on day 3 for SD.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Grisham over Gio…I think so on Lucchesi, why not?

  84. Primetime says:
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    Verlander done for season

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Ouch

    • The Harrow says:
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      it appears the more true answer was leaked first, then it backtracked to:
      “a right forearm strain and will be shut down for “a couple of weeks.”

      hahahaha. their PR team needs to communicate better, the first guy to leak it said what’s probably exact true, rather than b.s. it up like the second answer.

  85. Cohen says:
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    Drop Hampson for Hoerner or hold?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Hold

  86. letsgobravos says:
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    Soto tested negative for COVID. Sounds like we may have avoided a disaster with him. One more negative test and he can return.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Fingers crossed!

  87. Cohen says:
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    Best for spec saves
    Drake or Bass?

    • The Harrow says:
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      bass, TB just moves guys around (TOR might too of course, but we don’t know that yet and they didn’t with giles)

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bass

  88. herschel says:
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    @Grey: weekly roto. Who do you like better for next week?

    Eflin – vs nyy, @ tor (whatever that means)
    MadBum – @ tex

    • The Harrow says:
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      bum, TOR means the BUF minor league park with terrible dimensions for pitchers.

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bum

  89. herschel says:
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    @Grey: sagnof, pick 2. Bass, Burdi, Hudson (nats), Pressly. Thanks!

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Bass, Burdi

  90. William Hung says:
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    Marlins had like 4 guys test positive for the Rona & in Cincy, Moose wakes up “not feeling well” and is immediately placed on the IL after Matt Davidson tests positive yesterday… and we aren’t even done with the first 3 days of the season

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      I know, notta so good

  91. Primetime says:
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    Swanson over a Rosario I guess?

    • Grey

      Grey says:
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      Meh

  92. Steverino says:
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    Would you be taking Austin Riley for a spin ahead of Mercado, Verdugo or Renfroe?

  93. Play Ball says:
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    Yuli Gurriel or Votto?

    Was leaning Votto until the Reds lost Moose because he wasn’t feeling good – possibly COVID. That leaves a big hole in their lineup.

  94. Sandman says:
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    Hey Grey,

    Grisham or Bryan Reynolds? Thank you!

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