tal1286 wrote:I think Cla Meredith is a pretty good option. Especially in a keeper because although I'm not the most knowledgeable about the Padres, it would appear to me that he is next in line to close when Hoffman leaves.
I'm not sure if a submarine groundball pitcher like Meredith will be handed the reigns. If Linebrink isn't dealt, he's the obvious pick to grab saves if -- God forbid -- Hoffman goes down.
As far as the MR strategy is concerned, it's useful in leagues with deep benches, or deep leagues in general. Once the starters being picked start to hurt you in ERA and WHIP, while being only alright in wins and K, I feel that Broxton, Zumaya, Linebrink, Duchscherer, Howry, etc. really take a value boost. Zumaya and Broxton appear to be sexy picks this season, but I think they're going too early.