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Postby The Mighty Trow » Wed Mar 23, 2005 1:30 pm

The league is 9 teams, and categories are:

H/AB R 1B 2B 3B HR RBI SB K E AVG OPS
IP W CG SHO SV R BB K ERA WHIP

I have:

C- J. Estrada
1B- M. Teixeira
2B- B. Roberts
3B- T. Glaus
SS- C. Guillen
OF- B. Abreu
OF- G. Sheffield
OF- C. Crawford
Util- J. Bay
Bench- O. Cabrera; M. Ordonez

SP- P. Martinez; J. Peavy
RP- D. Baez; J. Mesa
P- A. Beckett; J. Burnett; D. Davis; Od. Perez; A. Pettite


How did I fare, 1-10? (ten being stellar!) Anything I should improve on? Thanks for helping a newbie out!
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Postby raiders_umpire » Wed Mar 23, 2005 1:34 pm

that is a very solid team especially considering it is your first team...if there is anything to improve on, i would say try to upgrade your closers or at least find another one.... pettite would be droppable imo if there is a closer on the waiver wire
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That isnt a bad team at all

Postby Travisa1205 » Wed Mar 23, 2005 1:34 pm

Last year i had Jake Peavy on my team, he did alright.
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Postby rajah » Wed Mar 23, 2005 1:53 pm

Definitely have issues at closer. Baez will drive you crazy and Mesa won't be much better, but if you can handle the occasional "flare ups", you should still expect 60-70 saves between them.

One thought to consider. You seem to have a fair amount of power. If Adam Dunn is available (which I doubt), you might consider him for utility instead of J. Bay. Bay is just beginning to hit off a tee again AND he strikes out a lot. Dunn strikes out a lot, but he also gets a lot of walks. Since you count OPS, this makes up for a lot of Dunn's shortfall in BA. Good luck.

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Postby AtP » Wed Mar 23, 2005 2:39 pm

Fair job, about a 6 out of 1-10. I think you could have done better than Guillen at SS with only 9 teams in the league. The rest of you offense looks good. SP is solid, but you need better RP's than you have in such a small league.
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