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    Year of the catcher breakout

    Seems like there are quite a few catchers breaking out this year. I can almost hear the crying of the fantasy managers who drafted 2 stud catchers in their 2 catcher leagues and lost their advantage.

    Jorge Alfaro - MIA
    Omar Narvaez - SEA
    Mitch Garver - MIN
    Jason Castro - MIN
    Josh Phegley - OAK
    Christian Vazquez - BOS
    Pedro Severino - BAL
    James McCann - CWS

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    Phegley or McCann ROS?
    12-team mixed keeper. 6x6 (OBP, QS the extra categories).

    C- J.McCann
    1B-Cron
    2B- Villar
    SS- Andrus
    3B-Baez
    MI-L. Gurriel
    CI- Y.Gurriel
    OF- Blackmon, Judge, Betts, Dom.Santana
    UTIL- Benintendi
    BENCH: Pence, Dyson
    SP: Verlander, Scherzer, M. Boyd, JA Happ, Ponce de Leon
    RP: Yates, Greene, C.Martinez, Oberg, Bummer, N.Anderson
    IL: Buxton

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    Willson Contreras has had a pretty big breakout

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    Elias Diaz has been pounding the ball and got his first HR last night.


    Cervelli is highly questionable now with his injury history and Diaz may well be the #1 catcher for the Bucs going forward.

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    Quote Originally Posted by madducks View Post
    Seems like there are quite a few catchers breaking out this year. I can almost hear the crying of the fantasy managers who drafted 2 stud catchers in their 2 catcher leagues and lost their advantage.

    Jorge Alfaro - MIA
    Omar Narvaez - SEA
    Mitch Garver - MIN
    Jason Castro - MIN
    Josh Phegley - OAK
    Christian Vazquez - BOS
    Pedro Severino - BAL
    James McCann - CWS
    I'm in NL-only with Realmuto, Posey, and Barnes. I only recognize one of these names.
    36th yr in same 12-team NL 5x5
    5-way battle for 3rd as Sept arrives; it's all up to Mad Max now
    won in 2017 15 07 05 04 02 93 90 84

    SP Scherzer 44, Keuchel LD, Samardzija 1, CSmith 1, Cueto 1, Leake, Eflin, Brault
    RP Stanek 8, Strickland 1
    C Realmuto 13, C Posey 12, 1B Votto 27, 3B Beaty, 13 Belt 10, 2B KMarte LD, SS DeJong LD, 2S BCrawford 9
    OF Harper LD, Eaton LD, CDickerson 17, Desmond 25, Dyson 8, UT Cooper
    IL: SP Marquez

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    Quote Originally Posted by Judge Jude View Post
    I'm in NL-only with Realmuto, Posey, and Barnes. I only recognize one of these names.
    Weird, Severino played in Washington for several years, if you play NL only you should definitely know him well.

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    is it true that having a sense of humor skips a generation? I'm starting to believe it.
    36th yr in same 12-team NL 5x5
    5-way battle for 3rd as Sept arrives; it's all up to Mad Max now
    won in 2017 15 07 05 04 02 93 90 84

    SP Scherzer 44, Keuchel LD, Samardzija 1, CSmith 1, Cueto 1, Leake, Eflin, Brault
    RP Stanek 8, Strickland 1
    C Realmuto 13, C Posey 12, 1B Votto 27, 3B Beaty, 13 Belt 10, 2B KMarte LD, SS DeJong LD, 2S BCrawford 9
    OF Harper LD, Eaton LD, CDickerson 17, Desmond 25, Dyson 8, UT Cooper
    IL: SP Marquez

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    Quote Originally Posted by Judge Jude View Post
    is it true that having a sense of humor skips a generation? I'm starting to believe it.
    Was your father really funny?
    I'm unconsoled I'm lonely, I am so much better than I used to be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BuckyBuckner View Post
    Was your father really funny?
    Very !
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hi.I'm.Mandy View Post
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