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Postby Woot2387 » Mon Feb 26, 2007 3:29 pm

hey guys, i need some help here. i just drafted this team in a 10-person league with 5x5 rules. i think i should try and make a trade for power or something, let me know what you think:

1B: J. Morneau
2B: B. Roberts
SS: R. Furcal
3B: M. Cabrera
C1: M. Barret
C2: A.J. Pierzynski
Util: Eric Chavez
Util: J. Crede
OF(5 of them): C. Crawford, N. Swisher, M. Cuddyer, J. Francoeur, Ryan Freel

Bench: Adrian Beltre

P: Arroyo, Beckett, Buehrle, Harang, Millwood, Cliff Lee,
Ervin Santana, M. Rivera, F. Rodriguez

Bench: Tim Hudson

any suggestions on what to do (if anything)?
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Postby Lockout » Mon Feb 26, 2007 3:33 pm

You definetely need to trade some speed for power. Also, you don't have a real ace on your team, that's a little disconcerting. Bright spots: speed, closers.

I'm not sure if this is a team that can win, but you should contend though...
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Postby 3BorDie » Mon Feb 26, 2007 3:39 pm

I don't see how your best pitcher is between Arroyo/Santana. If you want to contend, I would think about pitching before power. You could try to give up Crawford for two guys: a pitcher like a Lackey or Smoltz and a decent power guy like Fielder or maybe somebosy a little better. You have to make moves - your tem is definitely repairable - but needs work.

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Postby Waterfall » Mon Feb 26, 2007 3:43 pm

I think you should address your starting pitching first, then try to address any power or hitting issues through the free agency wire
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Postby WyldStallyn » Mon Feb 26, 2007 5:52 pm

your sp isnt pretty, thats for sure. beckett should improve, and harang is good and ervin should do fine, but the rest im not high on. you are a bit speed heavy. look for a team that is lacking and offer up freel for an of with power or a solid sp. package him with bronson if you can to get a guy like smoltz or lackey. you have plenty of time before the season starts, so start floating around offers for power and pitching and see if anything good comes up

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Postby SupermanZ33 » Mon Feb 26, 2007 6:25 pm

you're going to be hurting in Average so you might want to hawk chavez or swisher for a dominate pitcher like Zambrano or maybe Webb and decent bat with higher average.

Dealing crawford isn't a bad idea either if you get the right combo of hitter & pitcher in return.

Dealing Freel is a way better idea b/c you won't give up too much, still have crawford, and you could get a great power bat outfielder and then trade swisher for a pitcher.
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