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Should I pick up Dempster, Putz or Reitsma?

Postby philly_is_back » Sun May 28, 2006 5:15 pm

in an 8x8 roto league.9-person.. Currently in last place in saves (next one ahead of me has 4 more saves)

If I pick him up who to drop? Here's my team
C: Willingham
1b: swisher
2b: f lopez
3b a-rod
SS furcal
OF Sheffield, Gomes, sizemore
Util: Hillenbrand, mench
bench: J kent, figgins, pierre, alou, kinsler

Pitchers
Sabathia, K rogers, Zito, F hernandez, N Robertson, F Liriano
Closers
J Nathan, T Walker
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Postby idano » Sun May 28, 2006 5:37 pm

dempster, then putz.

drop kinsler. you don't need 3 2bs. i might drop walker for putz too. putz has much better ratios.
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Postby FuriousGeorge » Sun May 28, 2006 5:49 pm

Reitsma cannot possibly be the sole closer anymore, he may get some committe saves, but he's been terrible too often for the braves to send him out there ever save opp.
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Postby 5 » Sun May 28, 2006 5:52 pm

Reitsma is so bad. Putz or Dempster...flip a coin.

I'd probably go Dempster since he's one of those SP/RP types in Yahoo.
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Postby Mile High Ballers » Mon May 29, 2006 12:39 am

My opinion....None of the above.... I'd be grazing the ww for guys with future potential or better numbers -- ie. Ray (AtL) has two saves in 3 days for Atlanta, T. Coffey ( Cin) should get the closer job soon, T.Walker (DRays) -- we are all scared of his lack of ability but he is posting Sv numbers now.

If your ranking your 3: I'd say--
1. Dumpster -- playing like a true Cubbie lately-- sorry Cubs fans!!
2. Putz --Still committee in SEA but Guardado had bad outing again last night. --Maybe biggest potential here.
3. Reitsma -- because it is starting to look like he's done.

Good luck mang!!
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Postby yossarian » Mon May 29, 2006 12:54 pm

I think you gotta grab Dempster first. He had a great 2d half last year and was doing well until he blew up for 2 games. Still, it was just 2 games.

After him, I think I'd go with Walker. Everybody keeps waiting for him to blow up, but it hasn't happened. I have him on both my teams and I plan on riding him until he does flame out. I just think you can't ignore his recent success, no matter how bad he was in the past.

After that I'd grab Putz. I believe Guadardo had another blown save last night?

I guess you didn't list Walker though, so nevermind about him. In short, I'd go with Dempster, then Putz, and then, only out of utter desperation, Rietsma.
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Postby x_Momentum » Mon May 29, 2006 2:47 pm

get dempster first and then get putz second..

i think you should drop kinsler or pierre
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