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  1. Joey Votto 2018 Outlook

    Last 14 days (aka fantasy playoffs): .293 AVG, .423 OBP, 3 HR, 12 RBI, 7 R, 11:10 K:BB.
  2. Joey Votto 2018 Outlook

    He did this on purpose, waiting until fantasy playoffs to get real.
  3. Hunter Renfroe 2018 Outlook

  4. 2018 MLB Playoffs Thread

    If I'm NYY I am not confident in facing OAK, especially in New York. Sure you get to throw Severino but... Oakland is a bullpen killing, on the road hitting, late season machine right now. The question is: who does OAK start? Fiers? *whispers* Edwin Jackson? *shudders*
  5. August Closer Thread 2018

    Probably a long shot to vulture a save or two but who knows, what with the way this year has gone, Chris Devenski was just activated from the DL in HOU.
  6. Cedric Mullins 2018 Outlook

    He's been batting leadoff for the past three games. 3 BB to 4 K in 28 ABs so far this year. He could be in line for a nice and clean end of the season run.
  7. August Closer Thread 2018

    Hicks qualifies at SP and I have limited confidence in Norris' health. I'd say he's got the least obstacles in front of him out of that list.
  8. August Closer Thread 2018

    Neshek quietly converts 3rd save in 15 IP this season. Also has 3 HLDs and a 0.60 ERA and 1.07 WHIP in this short time. I like him down the stretch in SV/HLD leagues.
  9. August Closer Thread 2018

    I need to know what our opinion is on Maeda closing now that he's officially been moved to the pen. My situation is that I don't need a part-time closer/mid-RP and he's taking up a bench spot. If he's gonna close then that's cool, but if he's gonna be in a once a week throwing two innings kinda setup then I need to bail. Any thoughts on his outlook?
  10. August Closer Thread 2018

    "Yeah my guy blew it big time. But if things had hypothetically been different, he might have not done that." ^ This isn't an argument. It can be applied to literally every situation in life.
  11. Middle Relievers 2018 Outlook

    Just a friendly reminder that Pat Neshek is back. He's thrown 12.1 innings since mid July and has been lights out, allowing 1 ER, with 1 BB to 9 K. The strikeouts have been excellent in past years and may come with a bit more work, but he's logged 2 SVs and 3 HLDs in this span. That means he's seeing a lot of high leverage situations and converting well. I see him as a must-add in HLDs league or SV+HLDs leagues.
  12. August Closer Thread 2018

    This is getting silly. Peeps gonna be like: did you see how loose Rondon's laces were on his cleats? Osuna had nice tight laces, def should be closing. Yeah but Osuna doesn't eat red meat, so his iron count is lower. Probably won't be closing this year till he irons that out (*cough*).
  13. Rich Hill 2018 Outlook

    I'm starting him. Read up in this thread for a good discussion on his upcoming starts.
  14. Jeff McNeil 2018 Outlook

    Much thanks to @sngehl01 for this thread, as I've been monitoring it for a while now. I like this guy's consistently low K rate (my league counts Ks and BBs) and think it'll help him quite a bit in the bigs. He's obviously on a tear right now but I'm hoping for a Simmons-lite season. Also, it's nice to have a hype-train after the Nimmo train derailed and was put in the shop for maintenance.
  15. Joey Votto 2018 Outlook

    You should probably buy Votto for fifty cents on the dollar before this post comes back to haunt you.