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Postby johnsamo » Wed Jun 21, 2006 10:37 pm

It's time to take gambles...

Hold on to your veteran $ studs, but be ready to deal or drop anybody else and focus on picking up "available" players when possible. If you've got a hot rookie that has a lot of "hype" around him, trade him... These guys usually cool off... Hot rookies rarely get hotter. {Papelbon and Jered Weaver excluded)

(1) Pick up veteran studs who've been cold. Marcus Giles, Andy Pettite and plenty of others come to mind. Look at the 2006 rankings vs. actual rankings now, there's lof of underperforming guys. Grab Mike Shelton, maybe he'll heat up.

(2) Take a bet on rookies about to come up, Kendrick, Weaver... Or rookies that started hot than cooled off, Heremida, etc...

(3) Take a chance on the ANgels pitchers... despite their records, guys like Escobar, Lackey, Santana and Jeff (yes Jeff) Weaver have been pitching good but they've had putrid run support and defense. if the ANgels get some bats in trades, They could rack up wins fast.

Look for good closers on underperforming teams... they often get traded to a good team needing a closer... Mike Gonzalez comes to mind.

If SHeffield is coming back this year, try and get him. It's his free agent year, he'll be motivated to rake in what time has.
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Postby Deuce » Thu Jun 22, 2006 12:00 am

This is kinda what I was thinking a few minutes ago when I started a poll on what the Giants should do with Bonds.
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Postby Tiki Barber's Barber » Thu Jun 22, 2006 12:03 am

If I was in last place this late in the year....


I'd find a new hobby.
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Postby The_Met_Threat » Thu Jun 22, 2006 12:07 am

There is probably a reason why your in last place. And that is because you dont know the players.... Mike Shelton? :-? :-?
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Postby Deuce » Thu Jun 22, 2006 12:10 am

The_Met_Threat wrote:There is probably a reason why your in last place. And that is because you dont know the players.... Mike Shelton? :-? :-?


lol

He's the homerun hitting pitcher for the Tigers on the DL, right.

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Postby Thursday » Thu Jun 22, 2006 12:11 am

The_Met_Threat wrote:There is probably a reason why your in last place. And that is because you dont know the players.... Mike Shelton? :-? :-?


Yeah, Mike Shelton got me too. :-b
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Postby johnsamo » Thu Jun 22, 2006 12:45 am

geez.... Mike Chris whatever.... And since my position was mentioned, I'm first in my 8 year-running keeper league and 2nd in a yahoo league (I pay almost no attention too) that I joined basically just for live draft practice, so I do have some clue about FBB.

Just trying to help the newbies out and I get slammed for forgetting some guys first name?
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Postby Zito is God » Thu Jun 22, 2006 12:48 am

I think this is common sense for anyone playing FBB longer then one season, you do this at all times, not just when you're last.
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Postby The_Met_Threat » Thu Jun 22, 2006 12:57 am

johnsamo wrote:geez.... Mike Chris whatever.... And since my position was mentioned, I'm first in my 8 year-running keeper league and 2nd in a yahoo league (I pay almost no attention too) that I joined basically just for live draft practice, so I do have some clue about FBB.

Just trying to help the newbies out and I get slammed for forgetting some guys first name?


Dont worry man just pullin your chain.
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Postby BitterDodgerFan » Thu Jun 22, 2006 2:38 am

mike shelton:

http://www.theadvocates.org/celebrities/mike-shelton.html

looks like a young tony kornheiser
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