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Postby bobbing_headz » Sun May 11, 2008 4:01 pm

After Uggla's two jack performance today I was fondly recalling my draft day. I remember clearly, it was the 10th round and I had my eyes set on Rich Hill as my 2nd starter. I had him queued up and was eagerly waiting to click the draft button. My turn came and in my haste I clicked the auto draft button on Yahoo instead. Much to my chagrin I drafted Dan Uggla. Hill went before my next pick and I was miserable the rest of the draft. Uggla's slow start didn't help either. Yet now after Uggla's torrid last 2 weeks and Hill's demotion I've laughed my way all the way into first. I now know that luck is by far the most important factor in fantasy baseball.

Fortunately Lady Luck smiles upon me ;-D :-D
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Re: You Gotta Be Lucky To Be Good

Postby JasonSeahorn » Sun May 11, 2008 4:04 pm

You won't be smiling when you're playing against Billy Butler's first career 3-grand-slam game.
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Re: You Gotta Be Lucky To Be Good

Postby rookies and cream » Sun May 11, 2008 4:28 pm

"Luck is the residue of design".

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Re: You Gotta Be Lucky To Be Good

Postby jealousblues » Sun May 11, 2008 4:28 pm

i got lidge and ryan off waivers somehow.
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Re: You Gotta Be Lucky To Be Good

Postby Grounded Polo » Sun May 11, 2008 4:28 pm

It's too bad Dan Uggla has also played a major role in the shalacking I've given you this week in Cold Stove. :-b
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Re: You Gotta Be Lucky To Be Good

Postby bobbing_headz » Sun May 11, 2008 4:35 pm

Grounded Polo wrote:It's too bad Dan Uggla has also played a major role in the shalacking I've given you this week in Cold Stove. :-b


I know :,-(

It's been a bittersweet week for me...
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Re: You Gotta Be Lucky To Be Good

Postby NYMetsIn2k4 » Sun May 11, 2008 7:27 pm

last season, something similar happened to me, i was about to pick and i had kinsler set as my pick but my comp froze up n i ended up with brandon phillips bc he was on my queue, but i was miserable the whole draft, and after the first month of the season i was fuming bc kinsler had like 10 hrs, and phillips was batting under .200. u have no idea how pissed i was. i was making the kinsler owner multiple offers for kinsler including phillips n other players but he didnt bite or sell high... thank god! by seasons end, i won the league and can now look back and laugh... luck played a big role on that one!
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Re: You Gotta Be Lucky To Be Good

Postby zhutou » Sun May 11, 2008 8:03 pm

i wasn't so lucky last year. i accidentally picked carpenter, which i guess wasn't a bad pick, but then you know how that ended :~(
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Re: You Gotta Be Lucky To Be Good

Postby Neato Torpedo » Sun May 11, 2008 10:24 pm

This one guy in one of my leagues accidentally picked Heath Bell in the 5th round. :-? .......... ;-D
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Re: You Gotta Be Lucky To Be Good

Postby AllDay » Sun May 11, 2008 10:27 pm

You don't gotta be lucky to be good. You could just be good. You could just be lucky.

It sounds like you were lucky, and maybe you should autodraft more often.
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