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Postby bolts801 » Sun Sep 07, 2003 11:04 am

Lets all keep it short, but I thought it would be fun to see, and hear about some short horror stories about our teams as of late.

I went from last place to 4.5 games out of first, and was in serious contention.

THEN

I lost Lowell, and Jenkins all in the same week.

needless to say i'm losing in HR's RBI's, and RUNS this week, and it will cost me my chance at 1st.

Lowell was past his pinnacle for this year though, and falling fast, but he still contributed though. :(
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Postby Guest » Sun Sep 07, 2003 11:40 am

I lost Lowell, Jenkins and Mulder, and Jose Reyes that week.
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Postby pkarr5000 » Sun Sep 07, 2003 11:51 am

i lost robb nen and pat burrell early in the season. imagine how powerful nen and foulke would be on a 2 RP team. someone else snagged worrell as soon as he heard nen was out for the year
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Postby Shitney™ » Sun Sep 07, 2003 12:36 pm

16 game lead over 2nd place in head to head by mid season.. lost P morris, burnett, runelyvs, C piazza 1b dunn, klesko 3b gluas OF sosa, floyd, giles

all for large periods of time...

plus poor production from soriano, torii, furcal..
fell to 3rd. and just lost to 6th place in the playoffs..
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Postby Absolutely Adequate » Sun Sep 07, 2003 4:20 pm

I think that the biggest crushing blow to my team was drafting poorly.

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Postby demoflauchy » Mon Sep 08, 2003 10:30 am

Absolutely Adequate wrote:I think that the biggest crushing blow to my team was drafting poorly.

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LOL :-D
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Postby warrick95 » Mon Sep 08, 2003 12:05 pm

Injuries: A.J. Burnett (season), Matt Morris (was on a bad stretch before he went on the DL with another injury), Josh Beckett, Mark Sweeney.

I've been pretty injury free, although having Morris, Burnett, and Beckett down with a shallow staff hurt deep. But, I didn't know our league had an innings limit, so I had to cut down on innings after starting like ten pitchers a week for the first couple of months. I've rebounded nicely and am in 2nd now (3rd is 0.5 pts behind). Luckily, I was able to acquire both Hudson (Bradley/Carter/Lilly) and Millwood (Pierre/Lincoln) to shore up my staff after the All-Star Break.
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Postby Madison » Mon Sep 08, 2003 1:14 pm

demoflauchy wrote:
Absolutely Adequate wrote:I think that the biggest crushing blow to my team was drafting poorly.

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LOL :-D


Actually, it's unusual for someone to admit that they had a bad draft. ;-D Stick to the Cafe' in the offseason. We will have draft strategies and mock drafts to help you have a better draft next year. ;-D
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Postby thaklanksta » Mon Sep 08, 2003 1:49 pm

In a NL only league having these players injured has hurt my team.
Griffey
Giles
Vladimir
Ray Durham
Tony Armas JR

Trading Giles for millwood in early June then he fell apart for a bit....
Getting on the Dontrelle wagon in late July trading away speed (pierre). Dropped 4 points in steals and Dontrelle who I thought would help me in K's wins, ERA and Whip has hurt me.....

Stealing Guillen off the wire before Griffey got hurt only to have him traded away to the AL.

Madison, thanks for letting that person know about the offseason here....I cant waiut to get some fantays help next year.
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Postby Dice » Mon Sep 08, 2003 2:01 pm

My 5 x 5 keeper league team has weathered the following infield injuries:

Ray Durham
Mike Lowell
Jerry Hairston
Barry Larkin
Omar Vizquel

If not for the efforts of Desi Relaford, who's nursing a hurt wrist himself and just got waived in favor of Keith Ginter, I'd have been lost.

As it is, I'm in 2nd place of 15. Luckily, it's only my infield that gets injured.
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