Whats up with Lackey? - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2014 Fantasy Baseball Cafe
100% Deposit Bonus for Cafe Members!

Return to Baseball Leftovers

Whats up with Lackey?

Moderator: Baseball Moderators

Whats up with Lackey?

Postby Voelk » Fri Jun 06, 2003 12:23 pm

The guy just doesn't seem like he's going to pull it together this season!
College Coach
College Coach

Posts: 113
Joined: 9 May 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby jdh » Fri Jun 06, 2003 1:49 pm

Alot of his success last year was probably just opposition hitters not being familiar with him and how to hit him, which is the same reason Brandon Webb and Dontrelle Willis are looking like such great pitchers right now. As soon as teams get to see the pitcher for the second or third time, they start making adjustments and unless the pitcher makes adjustments as well, he starts getting hit. He'll probably settle down eventually, but you have to realize that alot of his success last year was likely a mirage.
General Manager
General Manager

User avatar

Posts: 2760
Joined: 5 Apr 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Halifax, NS

Postby pilambp » Fri Jun 06, 2003 2:58 pm

Remember that Lackey was never a stellar prospect for the Angels, just a mediocre guy that they projected as a bottom of the rotation starter. He sudden success at the end of the year led to unrealistic expectations for him to keep it up, and so far this year he looks like he belongs back in AAA. Time to give him the boot, unless you're in a deep keeper league.
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor

User avatar
Pick 3 Weekly WinnerSweet 16 Survivor
Posts: 955
Joined: 4 Mar 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: In the Dugout, with a laptop

Return to Baseball Leftovers

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: joiingds, Y`s Guy and 9 guests

Forums Articles & Tips Sleepers Rankings Leagues

Today's Games
Friday, Aug. 22
(All times are EST, weather icons show forecast for game time)

Baltimore at Chi Cubs
(2:20 pm)
Houston at Cleveland
(7:05 pm)
Chi White Sox at NY Yankees
(7:05 pm)
St. Louis at Philadelphia
(7:05 pm)
San Francisco at Washington
(7:05 pm)
Tampa Bay at Toronto
(7:07 pm)
Atlanta at Cincinnati
(7:10 pm)
Seattle at Boston
(7:10 pm)
Kansas City at Texas
(8:05 pm)
Pittsburgh at Milwaukee
(8:10 pm)
Detroit at Minnesota
(8:10 pm)
Miami at Colorado
(8:40 pm)
San Diego at Arizona
(9:40 pm)
LA Angels at Oakland
(10:05 pm)
NY Mets at LA Dodgers
(10:10 pm)

  • Fantasy Baseball
  • Article Submissions
  • Privacy Statement
  • Site Survey 
  • Contact