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Postby Wino » Thu Jul 03, 2003 10:53 pm

I have Griffey and as everyone knows he sucks. I keep him because I always think he is ready to turn to corner. Yeah right.

Anyway, I don't start him often and noticed that Podsednik is available in my 14 team 5x5 league.

My OF in general sucks with:

Millar
Everett
White
Alou
Baldelli
Griffey

Surprisingly I am in 2nd place only 2 games out thanks to Rolen, Delgado, Soriano, Renteria and Furcal.

If I can improve my OF, I may have a chance.

The folks in my league are boring and don't make trades. Even the guys 30+ games out of first.
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Postby Guest » Thu Jul 03, 2003 11:25 pm

What are you tallking about Jr is your best OF.

Nuff said.
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Postby SteveJeltz » Fri Jul 04, 2003 12:17 am

I agree, The CHANCE that Griffey could turn it around is better then anything Posednik might promise.
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Postby bleach168 » Fri Jul 04, 2003 1:07 am

Drop White or Alou. Pick up Podsednik.
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Postby DGroundhog » Fri Jul 04, 2003 5:39 am

Before grabbing Podsednik, I'd look at Matos.

If you sort by averages in Yahoo and then by rank, Matos ranks a surprising 3rd overall. That is 2nd for hitters, behind only Soriano! Matos will steal bases about as often as Pod, but should contribute in HR's and RBI's as well.

I doubt he puts up these stats the rest of the way, but 30 some games is a decent sample size, so he's worth a shot short term.
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Postby CJT » Fri Jul 04, 2003 1:58 pm

I agree with going out and trying to get Matos.

Do everything in your power to dump Griffey. He has lost any and all value.
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Postby ramble2 » Fri Jul 04, 2003 2:21 pm

Good call on Matos. Give him a ride.

Oh yea, drop either White or Griffey. It might be worth dropping Griffey just because it's so infuriating watching him put up 0-fers while convincing yourself a return to form is just around the corner. The fact is, he has returned to form - it's just that it's a shell of his former self.
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Postby Hingie » Fri Jul 04, 2003 2:27 pm

good call ramble - injuries have a done a lot to him.
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