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Postby tuff_gong » Tue May 15, 2007 9:31 pm

The guys's been pretty dominant coming out of the Boston bullpen. Anyone else thought about adding him and using him for his good ERA and K ratios?
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Postby buffalobillsrul2002 » Tue May 15, 2007 9:35 pm

I already picked him up, and it's worked great. Also he's a possiblity to get saves in BOS if Pap were to go down.
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Postby bigken117 » Tue May 15, 2007 9:45 pm

buffalobillsrul2002 wrote:I already picked him up, and it's worked great. Also he's a possiblity to get saves in BOS if Pap were to go down.


Gah, don't talk like that.

I think early as it is, Oki has established himself as one of the top MR in the game. A league that counts holds increases his value is even more as he is now the 8th inning guy.
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Postby joecahill » Tue May 15, 2007 9:59 pm

tuff_gong wrote:The guys's been pretty dominant coming out of the Boston bullpen. Anyone else thought about adding him and using him for his good ERA and K ratios?


I picked him up right after he vultured the save the first night of the first BOS/NYY series. I also figured that he'd be in line for the saves if Johnny Paps goes down (knock on wood that he doesn't).
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Postby number9 » Wed May 16, 2007 4:00 am

He should be good this year (unless you're just looking for saves, even then he may be next in line with good stats), what with hitters being unfamiliar with him and everything. He may lose some effectiveness next year, then again Japanese relievers may be adopting better to the their sophomore and third years now (Otsuka, Saito), compared to the likes of Sasaki and Takatsu (then again, they were already old when they debuted).
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Postby thedude » Wed May 16, 2007 4:13 am

I was using him to help with my ratios for a while, but was forced to drop him today to make some roster moves.
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Postby Omaha Red Sox » Wed May 16, 2007 8:29 am

tuff_gong wrote:Anyone else thought about adding him and using him for his good ERA and K ratios?


Why, yes, I did think about that. And after thinking about that, I added him.
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Postby nebgib5 » Wed May 16, 2007 1:21 pm

i added him a couple weeks ago, and he has been lights out. ;-D
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Postby hot4tx » Wed May 16, 2007 1:51 pm

Keep in mind that if he starts to slip there's a chance that it might be hitters figuring him out or getting used to his delivery. I wouldn't sell now - we're still waiting on this to happen for Saito - but if he does go through a bad spot, I'd be quicker than normal to cut him loose or at least bench him.

And the Bosox are being much more careful with Paps this year but he's still good insurance.
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Postby pokerplaya » Wed May 16, 2007 1:59 pm

I'm struggling in my holds league, and I missed the boat by a single day. :-[
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