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SS dilemma help me out WHIR

Postby fierro33 » Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:47 pm

so ive been without a SS for most of the season and now there are too many options that i cant choose

right now i own Machado

but these guys are available

espinosa(been hot)
desmond (might be back friday)
bonfacio(should be back sunday)


ive been tryin to trade walker but no one wants him.....should i just drop walker and pick up one of these guys?


shallow 10 team non keeper 5x5 h2h

C Yadier Molina
1B Adrian Gonzales
2B Ian Kinsler
3B Miguel Cabrera
SS Manny Machado
OF Michael Bourne
OF Alex Rios
OF Giancarlo Stanton
Util Drew Stubbs
Neil Walker
Jason Kubel
David Ortiz DL


Cole Hamels
Mat Latos
Ryan Dempster
Doug Fister
Tim Hudson
Paul Maholm

Kimbrel
Putz
Reed
Frieri
Cishek
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Re: SS dilemma help me out WHIR

Postby HoneyNutIchiros11 » Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:01 am

if i were in your situation, 100 times out of 100 id be picking up desmond in a heartbeat. when he was healthy he was the best SS in the league and that was with the nagging oblique injury he was dealing with too, so now that hell be back in a few days in full health id almost expect even more from him than what he was putting up before he went on the DL.

espinosa is solid too, bonifacio should only be picked up if you want stolen bases and only stolen bases, but desmond is kind of the mix between espinosa and boni.. hes got some pop in the bat, good average, has pretty good speed... at this point you can probably tell im pretty high on desmond and by all means you should be too haha

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Re: SS dilemma help me out WHIR

Postby dcmove2003 » Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:22 am

Thanks for the help.

I agree with prior post on Desmond if he's returning shortly. Espinosa has been hot so old temporary pick up as alternative but I go Desmond. Of course if you solely need SBs, bona is best for that. I'd drop walker.
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Re: SS dilemma help me out WHIR

Postby MrBulky » Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:29 pm

what about dropping machado? does anybody really think this 20 year old that's never played about AA is gonna maintain this pace? he may, but I would go with history and say "likely not." i'd rather have espinosa AND desmond over stubbs. don't know how many DL spots you have but nobody has any idea when ortiz is even coming back from the DL(or even coming back this season), and with an achilles injury for someone his size and 36 years old, he's quite the wild card.(and if boston continues sinking, i don't see any reason for them to activate him.). Do you need 5 closers? just trying to throw out options.
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Re: SS dilemma help me out WHIR

Postby baegames » Thu Aug 16, 2012 6:02 pm

I actually would want Bonifacio if you can hold out until he comes back (or staff him until then).

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Re: SS dilemma help me out WHIR

Postby jruffus1 » Thu Aug 16, 2012 6:23 pm

I'd want Bonifacio because of his major steal potential. This is really the first season that Desmond has shown life, so even though I like him, I don't have all the faith in the world. I say drop Walker (who's just been lucky IMO) and grab Bonifacio.
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