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Postby caseymsc » Thu May 29, 2003 2:52 pm

I'm new to fantasy league and I'm 7th out of 8 in my league, even though I thought my team was pretty solid. Can someone give a hand? Thanks.

C: Ivan Rodriguez/Paul LoDuca
1B: Jason Giambi
2B: Ray Durham/Todd Walker
3B: Shea Hillenbrand/Tony Batista
SS: Edgar Renteria
OF: Reggie Sanders
OF: Mike Cameron
OF: Chipper Jones
OF: Ichiro Sazuki

SP/P: Clemens/ Pedro Martinez/ Livan Hernandez/ Jesse Foppert/ Tim Wakefield/ Kip Wells

RP: Ugueth Urbina/ Jorge Julio
Do I need middle relievers? Why am I getting my butt kicked? Thanks. c
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Postby Arlo » Sat May 31, 2003 10:09 am

Unless holds are a category, I don't think you need middle relievers. I think I can see three problems:

Your OF isn't quite as strong as you'd want it to be in an 8-team league.

After Pedro and Clemens, your starting pitching is suspect.

If you have daily lineup changes, you don't have enough closers.

I'd start by seeing if there are any closers available on the wire. After that, it might be worth seeing what you could get for one of your catchers. There are bound to be several teams that could use an upgrade behind the plate, and you could get very solid value in return.

Good luck! ;-D

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