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Postby Sunspot » Fri Jul 07, 2006 4:07 pm

Picked up Weaver
Picked Up Verlander
Rejected to trade Jose Reyes away
Drafted Willingham with my last pick
Picked up Bedard 3 starts ago
Drafted Liriano with my third from last pick
needless to say, I am having a good fantasy year

I just picked up Pelfrey.......wonder if I will end up adding that one here
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Postby MrSnider » Fri Jul 07, 2006 9:27 pm

Turned down trading Alfonso Soriano for Hudson pre-season despite my bad pitching staff. Soriano is the one reason I'm still in the thing as this point. He's kept my H2H team in almost every game.

Pawned Blanton and Madson off to an owner in exchange for Santana. I don't know how I convinced him that was a good deal. He's one spot ahead of me anyway though. :-?
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Postby Kurtangletn » Fri Jul 07, 2006 10:53 pm

1. Pick up.. Arroyo, Escobar, Penny all from the FA

2. Draft Kazmir
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Postby Tiki Barber's Barber » Sun Jul 09, 2006 4:37 am

I traded Ty Wigginton and Jeromy Burnitz for Bartolo Colon when he was on the DL. Funny thing is, the league vetoed the trade at first, because they thought Wigginton and Burnitz were way too good for Bartolo, since they were both crushing the ball at the time. Too bad they're both sitting on the waiver wire right now. :-D
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Postby Members Only Jackets » Sun Jul 09, 2006 5:58 am

Drafted both Verlander, Kazmir & Bonderman in middle late rounds, non keeper.

Bidded $42 on Jared Weaver in non keeper league before his first start. (many probably yhtought it was too high ..we had $250 to spend during the year)
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Postby Thursday » Sun Jul 09, 2006 7:36 am

Let's see here...

Drafting:
Bonderman as my #5 pitcher
Ryan Howard in the 5th round
Giving up some scrub keeper to nab Sizemore
Matt Holliday, 7th round
Prince Fielder as my Util Round 16

In-season:
Picked up Papelbon after his first save
Used #11 WW to nab Jered Weaver
Swiping closers off the WW (Saito, Otsuka, etc.)
Traded Michael Young for Jason Bay

Yeah, it goes on, but i'm tired. :-b
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Postby pangbones » Sun Jul 09, 2006 11:23 am

Took a chance on Papelbon when he saved that first game.


Offered a guy Chipper Jones and Prince Fielder for H Matsui. he quickly declined it, and later that night he broke his wrist!! That was the luckiest thing that happened to me.
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Postby DeadWinterDay » Sun Jul 09, 2006 11:54 am

Drafted Jered Weaver back in March. Drafted Vernon Wells somewhere around 200th overall pick (10th round).

Traded Inge, Monroe, and Nick Johnson for Berkman and A-Rod.

Traded A-Rod for Vmart and Thome.


Punted saves in the draft and never traded for a closer and I've only lost saves twice because of this forum. I guess that would be lucky.
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Postby Mreater71 » Sun Jul 09, 2006 12:16 pm

Drafting Ortiz as my first round choice. Then picking up F. Thomas off the WW. I did drop him twice, but I'll never drop him again due to his steadily increasing numbers as of late.
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Postby Omaha Red Sox » Tue Jul 11, 2006 8:34 am

Preseason I was given the option of trading either Roy Halladay or Roy Oswalt for Carl Crawford.

I chose to hold onto Halladay and trade away Oswalt for Crawford. Didn't look like that great of a deal early on, but I'm liking it now.

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