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Re: JD Fantasy Baseball 2008
« Reply #135 on: May 18, 2008, 03:59 PM »


My gut tells me that you're right about all of that, but I'm not going to sit him until it happens. 

Not just your gut.  Today's boxscore as well.

Cliff Lee throws batting practice in Cincinnati.
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Re: JD Fantasy Baseball 2008
« Reply #136 on: May 18, 2008, 04:37 PM »


I'm happy with my free agent too...Howard and Beltran are starting to heat up finally as well...

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Re: JD Fantasy Baseball 2008
« Reply #137 on: May 18, 2008, 04:55 PM »


My gut tells me that you're right about all of that, but I'm not going to sit him until it happens. 

Not just your gut.  Today's boxscore as well.

Cliff Lee throws batting practice in Cincinnati.

He still gets 2 more bad outings before we have a problem.

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Re: JD Fantasy Baseball 2008
« Reply #138 on: May 18, 2008, 06:48 PM »



He's not winning any beauty contests for sure, but he has had a good 1st quarter of the season and shaken that abominable experience in Texas.
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Re: JD Fantasy Baseball 2008
« Reply #139 on: May 20, 2008, 02:48 PM »
I'd pick up John Lester too if Scott Olsen was my other option.
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Re: JD Fantasy Baseball 2008
« Reply #140 on: May 20, 2008, 03:41 PM »
I'd pick up John Lester too if Scott Olsen was my other option.

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I'm carrying too many pitchers as it is while waiting for Hernandez and Verlander to realize they should throw the ball properly.  I admit Lester was a knee-jerk reaction, but a Boston pitcher that's pitching well isn't a bad thing really.  I have no worries the no-no will not be repeated.  I'm looking more for wins than anything else at the moment.  And ultimately I'll cut back on my roster by one or two pitchers down the road, most likely Lester will be one of them.  No harm, no foul. 

By all rights I have a good pitching staff.  If I could erase the wasted innings in the first three weeks I'd be laughing, but as it is the ERA and WHIP are coming down.  The K's are ok, at least on a per inning basis.  Saves are sweet but wins are laughable.  That'll change in time.  I'll gain some points in pitching soon enough as my ERA falls while others climb.  Same for WHIP. 

I'd happily settle out with Marcum, Sabathia, Scherzer, Verlander and Fernandez providing the last two get it together. 
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Re: JD Fantasy Baseball 2008
« Reply #141 on: May 20, 2008, 10:26 PM »
Brett, do you have any interest in Haren?

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Re: JD Fantasy Baseball 2008
« Reply #142 on: May 21, 2008, 02:46 PM »
Moi?  Not especially.  It would depend what you're looking for in return but there's little I'd part with really.  I'm comfortable with my pitching staff really, aside from those horrid April numbers.  Last night went like this:

Two starters, two closers, one middle relief pitcher. 
16 innings pitched
16 K
1 win
2 saves
1.69 ERA
1.00 WHIP

That's along the lines of what I thought I'd drafted.  And it was Verlander who got the win too (oh-oh).  Sabathia didn't get the win, but honestly I was nervous about starting him against the ChiSox at home.  He took the loss but he pitched well and I can live with his game end ERA.  Three runs from the offense instead of one (while he's pitching) and it's a win with nice numbers instead. 
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Re: JD Fantasy Baseball 2008
« Reply #143 on: May 21, 2008, 06:47 PM »
Well Dressel's interested... but I'm not sure what on his team I'd want (that he'd be willing to part with at least...).


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Re: JD Fantasy Baseball 2008
« Reply #144 on: May 21, 2008, 07:07 PM »
Well Dressel's interested... but I'm not sure what on his team I'd want (that he'd be willing to part with at least...).



If you want to deal Dan Haren, I'll take him.  Offer me up something and we'll go from there.
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Re: JD Fantasy Baseball 2008
« Reply #145 on: May 28, 2008, 05:42 PM »
Was I really the only one in awe of the studliness?  I never thought I had a shot with waiver priority #6.


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Re: JD Fantasy Baseball 2008
« Reply #146 on: May 29, 2008, 01:11 AM »
Nope, but I got my rook.  Yours may end up better but I wouldn't have got him anyway.  Unfortunately mine seems slotted into middle relief at the moment.  Of course I can endure watching my ERA and WHIP tumble while the K's going up, so it's not all bad.  Just need me some wins. 
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Re: JD Fantasy Baseball 2008
« Reply #147 on: May 29, 2008, 02:26 AM »
Eh... after the dominant first start by Cueto I thought I'd struck gold, then a few starts later he was off the team and no one else had interest.  I think these rosters are too tight though - it's nearly impossible to carry enough pitchers to compete, and to have any real back up plans at most of the field positions - which in turn makes it tough to pick up guys who are unknown quantities. 
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Re: JD Fantasy Baseball 2008
« Reply #148 on: May 29, 2008, 08:50 PM »
Talk about a slump, so far since Tuesday, through tonight, my offense has gone just 7 for their last 63 (.111) with just 3 R, 1 RBI, 1 SB, and 0 HR.

WTF  :o  ::)
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Re: JD Fantasy Baseball 2008
« Reply #149 on: June 2, 2008, 10:43 PM »
Have I expressed my freakish man love for Chase Utley yet?   :-*

And Fielder now has three home runs in his last four games.  Wonder if somebody fed him a burger?  Oh-oh. 
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