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Postby jumpman8288 » Wed Feb 25, 2004 5:44 pm

5x5 roto league, yahoo


C Ivan Rodriguez
1B Derrek Lee
2B currently, none (more on that later)
3B Eric Chavez
SS Miguel Tejada
OF Gary Sheffield
OF Carlos Beltran
OF Corey Patterson
Util Pat Burrell (for now)
BN Carl Crawford
BN Jose Reyes
BN Milton Bradley
BN Alex Gonzalez
BN Corey Koskie

SP Mark Mulder
SP Matt Clement
SP Brad Penny
RP Joe Borowski
RP Jason Isringhausen
P Joe Nathan
P Carl Pavano
P Francisco Rodriguez
BN Victor Zambrano

Now, i know I need pitching, and a 2nd baseman. Since I have 6 OFs, i can spare one or two. Which players would i need to acquire to fill these needs in your minds? which would best fit my team? Other than those holes, hows the team?
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Postby mocabeenow » Wed Feb 25, 2004 6:04 pm

i like that you have Shef, Beltran, and Tejada on the same team. That's impressive. It looks like you jumped the gun on players after that.

I would try to trade Burrell. or any of those benchers you got.


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Postby hooligan1 » Wed Feb 25, 2004 7:34 pm

Well, I wouldn't worry too much about 2B, as Reyes will qualify there about two weeks into the season. In the meantime, pick up someone like Alomar (if available) to fill in.....

I love the balance among your hitters. Tons of power, runs, SB's and guys who hit for average. You have such a stacked line-up, you could easily afford to deal a couple of those guys for rotation help. And you do NEED rotation help. I don't like your SP's much at all after Mulder and possibly Clement, but he's a guy I'd much rather have as my third or fourth starter than my second......You really have to get at least one more front-line starter and maybe a second-tier guy as well. I really do like your bullpen, though! Great arms and good depth!

If you can just do something about that rotation, this would be a very menacing team......
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Postby Boogert » Wed Feb 25, 2004 7:50 pm

Offensivly your team seems solid especially with Chavez, Shef, Tejada and Beltran. I agree that your starting pitching needs some help, but the question what catagories are you playing with? I think FRod will be a great set-up man ifyou are counting HLD's this year.
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Postby jumpman8288 » Wed Feb 25, 2004 8:10 pm

cats are - R, HR, SB, RBI, AVG
W, K, ERA, WHIP, and SV

by the way, i forgot it was a H2H league, not roto (so many leagues im getting confused)
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