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Postby Jmamay » Sat Apr 01, 2006 12:25 pm

10 team, head to head, non-keeper, standard 5x5 league. I drafted heavy on hitting early because that seems to work best head to head and pitching being so deep.

Catcher
R. Hernández

1st Base
A. Pujols

2nd Base
R. Weeks

3rd Base
M. Ensberg

Shortstop
J. Reyes

Outfielders
J. Bay
C. Lee
C. Crisp

Utility/DH
T. Hafner

Bench
M. Alou


Starting Pitchers
J. Smoltz
J. Patterson
S. Chacón
J. Seo
J. Blanton
M. Mussina
D. Davis
C. Capuano

Relief Pitchers
B. Lidge
B. Wickman
C. Ray

And I had second pick if you're wondering. Please leave a link so that I may look over your team. Thanks!
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Postby footballsimp » Sat Apr 01, 2006 12:30 pm

It sounds like you know what you're doing. Your hitting is good your pitching is weak I feel.
Like you said, pitching is deep in that some guys just go off like Jon Garland and if you can pick em up quick your staff is fine. Good luck and watch that WW for pitching gems

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Postby BILLYBATTS25 » Sat Apr 01, 2006 12:58 pm

I LIKE YOUR TEAM HERNANDEZ IS GUNNA BE A MONSTER IN BALT. UR PITCHING IS STILL PRETTY GOOD EVEN THO U WENT FOR HITTING ... NICE JOB DRAFTING
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Postby patterson » Sat Apr 01, 2006 3:14 pm

I agree with the others. Really impressive hitting, but your pitching could be improved.

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Postby MiggyT » Sat Apr 01, 2006 3:44 pm

Starters pretty weak.. Smoltz is not a #1 guy. Other than that, a great team. You should win most of the batting categories.

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Postby masarume » Sat Apr 01, 2006 5:09 pm

To tell you the truth, you don't need a #1 ace to win in pitching. If you are willing to log in everyday to drop and pick up two or three pitchers, you should win K's and W's every week. ERA and WHIP is just bonus.

Your offense would've been sick if it was a keeper.
Closing is decent, but really, just stick to my strat, pick up based on matchup's and you'll be at least a top 3 team in you're league assuming the injury bug stays way. ;-D

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Postby reenum » Sun Apr 02, 2006 6:54 pm

Your hitting is extremely solid. I wouldn't change a thing.

Unfortunately, your pitching needs a little help. I like Seo and Patterson. Smoltz will put up solid numbers.

Chacon, Mussina, and Capuano are risks. Mussina has been declining for a couple of yrs now, and I don't see him getting better. I don't think Chacon will be as good this season as he was last season, since his adjusted career stats don't support the sort of performance he put up in 2005. I think Capuano is good, but probably not going to win 18 again. If you want a Milwaukee pitcher, get Doug Davis.

Your closers may need a little work too. While Wickman had 45 saves, he just isn't all that great. He puts too many runners oin base. My suggestion would be to package him with Capuano and see if you can get another 2nd tier closer and a SP with potential. Ray is unproven, but I thnk he can do an adequate job.
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Postby OneLoveBoomer » Sun Apr 02, 2006 7:06 pm

I like your hitting a lot. If you can, for your pitching, try playing the matchup game. As is, your pitching probably won't be able to compete, so you're either going to want to be an add/drop maniac or hope to pick up a great mid-season prospect.

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