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Am I asking for injury trouble or what?

Postby Berge20 » Sat Mar 12, 2005 5:32 pm

12 Team Yahoo H2H 6x6 (OBP and Holds)

I'm thinking in hind sight that I am simply asking for injuries to kill me. High risk, high reward maybe?

Any thoughts are welcome.

C: J. Mauer (Min - C)
1B: D. Ortiz (Bos - 1B)
2B: J. Kent (LAD - 2B)
3B: T. Glaus (Ari - 3B)
SS: D. Jeter (NYY - SS)
OF: B. Bonds (SF - OF)
OF: J. Damon (Bos - OF)
OF: J. Bay (Pit - OF)
UTL: J. Uribe (CWS - 2B,3B,SS)
BN: L. Overbay (Mil - 1B)
BN: Á. Sánchez (Det - OF)
BN: R. Freel (Cin - 2B,3B,OF)
BN: J. Dye (CWS - OF)

SP: R. Oswalt (Hou - SP)
SP: A. Pettitte (Hou - SP)
RP: F. Cordero (Tex - RP)
RP: S. Takatsu (CWS - RP)
P: J. Smoltz (Atl - RP)
P: T. Gordon (NYY - RP)
P: A. Otsuka (SD - RP)
BN: A. Eaton (SD - SP)
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Postby West Coast Fan » Sat Mar 12, 2005 5:52 pm

It will be interesting to see what happens. You'll need to play Freel and/or Sanchez to p/u SBs depending on who you're playing. You should get a couple of wins/week with your starters, and if Pettitte goes on the DL you'll be able to pick up a 5th starter someplace. Remember Bonds doesn't play many day games after night games, so you'll have to juggle your lineup daily.
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Postby stew_art » Sat Mar 12, 2005 5:59 pm

You have relief pitching galore, which is nice, but your starters worry me...Pettitte and Eaton are both pretty big question marks, and I wouldn't want them sitting as my 3rd and 4th starters. (I'm assuming you mislabeled Smoltz as a RP, since he's starting this year..) You should be good for saves and very well off in the holds departement. I think you've got a pretty strong offense, but tis a little short on speed. Sanchez could provide alot of speed, but thats if he keeps his starting position in the tigers lineup...and if you can find a way to work him into your lineup...
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Postby Art Vandelay » Sat Mar 12, 2005 6:08 pm

You do have a lot of injury prone players on that roster, which could create a problem. But if they all stay healthy you could have a very good line up. The thing that I would be worried about, though, is the fact that you are carrying four position players on your bench but only one pitcher.
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Postby Berge20 » Sun Mar 13, 2005 7:09 pm

Yeh, I realize Smoltz is the starter again. Yahoo just doesnt have him as such.

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