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Postby Trebor » Sat Apr 26, 2008 12:15 am

coming off his worst start (7bbs, yuck!), and yet to really make a splash. in leagues with small rosters (we carry usually a total of 4 SPs per team), is it time to consider pulling plug or is that panic move?

my league also uses 9 cats for pitching...W-L-S-CG-SHO-BB-K-ERA-WHIP...so his high BB total hurts doubly.

with all the "Breakout is coming" hype...i dont wanna blind myself to a player that is simply dragging my team down, as his starts have been.
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Re: McGowan

Postby dipset » Sat Apr 26, 2008 2:26 am

I dont know if you watched the game but..his stuff is filthy..he walks guys but never that many. I would keep him
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Re: McGowan

Postby RedSoxNation04 » Sat Apr 26, 2008 8:17 am

I've actually been trying to buy low on him in my 12 team league but the other manager says he wants to see another start or two before making a move. Of course, I also have Billingsley right now so I may want to reconsider my interests in McGowan if he doesn't settle down soon.
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Re: McGowan

Postby Dislexic Irishman » Sat Apr 26, 2008 9:17 am

I'm also trying to buy low on McGowan. His next start is against the Sox though, so I'm hoping for one more below average start before making offers
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Re: McGowan

Postby MTUCache » Sat Apr 26, 2008 10:21 am

Talk about "buying low"... I just picked him up off Waivers in my league (with the #6 WW slot)!!!

No way I'm cutting this kid loose yet. I'm going to sit him until he has a good start, but he's definitely not going to get cut off of my team. ;-D

(Best part about this is that I traded him away earlier this year in a Carlos Pena/Kevin Gregg/Dustin McGowan package for Tony Pena and Carl Crawford... now I've got him back for essentially nothing, cutting Tony Pena to get him.)
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Re: McGowan

Postby duckbillgates » Sat Apr 26, 2008 12:25 pm

He was fantastic to close out the year last year. I'm sure it's tough to hold on to him with your limited roster size, but I think it will bite you if you cut him.

Bench him until he starts putting up better lines (or has a cupcake matchup).
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Re: McGowan

Postby tmlfan4ever » Sat Apr 26, 2008 2:38 pm

One bad start. Nothing to see here. This guy is legit.
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Re: McGowan

Postby Trebor » Sat Apr 26, 2008 8:12 pm

thx for the input...i bought into the hype in preseason and guess im gonna hold onto him for a bit & just spot start him. hard to hold a guy who is "figuring things out" when we have such small rosters (avg team in my league carries 4 SPs or less), but dont wanna be THAT GUY who dumps the breakout player right before he breaks out.

right the ship, McG!
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Re: McGowan

Postby TK0001 » Sun Apr 27, 2008 10:16 am

Who has more value - McGowan or Marcum? I have both, and want to include one in a trade offer for Utley. I think the anwser is Marcum, but I would like to hear your input as well.
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Re: McGowan

Postby RedSoxNation04 » Sun Apr 27, 2008 11:34 am

TK0001 wrote:Who has more value - McGowan or Marcum? I have both, and want to include one in a trade offer for Utley. I think the anwser is Marcum, but I would like to hear your input as well.

Long term, McGowan has more value but with any trade offer for Utley, its gonna depend on who you are offering along with Marcum (or McGowan) to get Utley. Utley is playing out of his mind right now...
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