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Re: kershaw hype thread

Postby Yoda » Mon May 26, 2008 9:55 pm

Kershaw's got a big league curve. It probably ranks up there with the best. We know that AA hitters have a tough time hitting it and AA umpires have a tough time calling it also. Kershaw is a top level talent that needs to challenged right now to see what he has. If he can hold his own after a subpar outing then he should stick permanently. And his upside is as high as anyone in MLB right now. To say that he is not worth a roster spot in a standard league right now is ridiculous.
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Re: kershaw hype thread

Postby Yanks_Baby » Mon May 26, 2008 10:50 pm

Yoda wrote:Kershaw's got a big league curve. It probably ranks up there with the best. We know that AA hitters have a tough time hitting it and AA umpires have a tough time calling it also. Kershaw is a top level talent that needs to challenged right now to see what he has. If he can hold his own after a subpar outing then he should stick permanently. And his upside is as high as anyone in MLB right now. To say that he is not worth a roster spot in a standard league right now is ridiculous.

Not standard league, but to take him in a 10 team league when pitchers like burnett, mgowan, and cain are available is ridiculous IMO.
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Re: kershaw hype thread

Postby activechamp2006 » Mon May 26, 2008 10:59 pm

Yanks_Baby wrote:
Yoda wrote:Kershaw's got a big league curve. It probably ranks up there with the best. We know that AA hitters have a tough time hitting it and AA umpires have a tough time calling it also. Kershaw is a top level talent that needs to challenged right now to see what he has. If he can hold his own after a subpar outing then he should stick permanently. And his upside is as high as anyone in MLB right now. To say that he is not worth a roster spot in a standard league right now is ridiculous.

Not standard league, but to take him in a 10 team league when pitchers like burnett, mgowan, and cain are available is ridiculous IMO.


I still wouldn't say its ridiculous, considering I would take Kershaw over McGowan, and maybe even Burnett. Not to mention he has a chance to win games with a pretty solid Dodger offense.
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Re: kershaw hype thread

Postby AcidRock23 » Mon May 26, 2008 11:04 pm

no way my #8 waiver will get him. Still, about 30 sec after I wake up, I will be darting to the damn computer to see if I got lucky... :-B
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Re: kershaw hype thread

Postby BJSFAN123 » Mon May 26, 2008 11:10 pm

Yanks_Baby wrote:
Yoda wrote:Kershaw's got a big league curve. It probably ranks up there with the best. We know that AA hitters have a tough time hitting it and AA umpires have a tough time calling it also. Kershaw is a top level talent that needs to challenged right now to see what he has. If he can hold his own after a subpar outing then he should stick permanently. And his upside is as high as anyone in MLB right now. To say that he is not worth a roster spot in a standard league right now is ridiculous.

Not standard league, but to take him in a 10 team league when pitchers like burnett, mgowan, and cain are available is ridiculous IMO.


None of those guys you named are available in most 10 team leagues.
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Re: kershaw hype thread

Postby The Artful Dodger » Mon May 26, 2008 11:28 pm

BJSFAN123 wrote:
Yanks_Baby wrote:
Yoda wrote:Kershaw's got a big league curve. It probably ranks up there with the best. We know that AA hitters have a tough time hitting it and AA umpires have a tough time calling it also. Kershaw is a top level talent that needs to challenged right now to see what he has. If he can hold his own after a subpar outing then he should stick permanently. And his upside is as high as anyone in MLB right now. To say that he is not worth a roster spot in a standard league right now is ridiculous.

Not standard league, but to take him in a 10 team league when pitchers like burnett, mgowan, and cain are available is ridiculous IMO.


None of those guys you named are available in most 10 team leagues.


Indeed, they don't deserve to be out there in 8-teamers even.
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Re: kershaw hype thread

Postby Sea Dog Fan » Tue May 27, 2008 10:28 am

Yanks_Baby wrote:
Yoda wrote:Kershaw's got a big league curve. It probably ranks up there with the best. We know that AA hitters have a tough time hitting it and AA umpires have a tough time calling it also. Kershaw is a top level talent that needs to challenged right now to see what he has. If he can hold his own after a subpar outing then he should stick permanently. And his upside is as high as anyone in MLB right now. To say that he is not worth a roster spot in a standard league right now is ridiculous.

Not standard league, but to take him in a 10 team league when pitchers like burnett, mgowan, and cain are available is ridiculous IMO.


None of those guys are available in my 10 team league. I picked up Kershaw for my number six starter in my rotation.

Okay, for this season who would you rather have on your roster Buchholz's or Kershaw?
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Re: kershaw hype thread

Postby Yanks_Baby » Tue May 27, 2008 10:30 am

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Yanks_Baby wrote:
Yoda wrote:Kershaw's got a big league curve. It probably ranks up there with the best. We know that AA hitters have a tough time hitting it and AA umpires have a tough time calling it also. Kershaw is a top level talent that needs to challenged right now to see what he has. If he can hold his own after a subpar outing then he should stick permanently. And his upside is as high as anyone in MLB right now. To say that he is not worth a roster spot in a standard league right now is ridiculous.

Not standard league, but to take him in a 10 team league when pitchers like burnett, mgowan, and cain are available is ridiculous IMO.


None of those guys are available in my 10 team league. I picked up Kershaw for my number six starter in my rotation.

Okay, for this season who would you rather have on your roster Buchholz's or Kershaw?

Considering Buchholz lackluster start, DL stint, and likelyhood of being sent to the minors for a substantial duratiopn of time, I'd rather Kershaw.
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Re: kershaw hype thread

Postby abc11435 » Tue May 27, 2008 11:09 am

Just picked Kershaw up with my #3 WW in keeper league. Along with Bills and Joba, one of them gotta turn out to be a stud SP right?? :-B
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Re: kershaw hype thread

Postby MashinSpuds » Tue May 27, 2008 4:52 pm

Great, so now people have this 3-start, high whip guy on their roster. I do too! Thing is, is he a guy you wait and see with or is he someone you throw right in there against the Mets in New York? It's nice to have the name of the week on the roster but it's almost like deciding whether or not to start Daniel Cabrera without the waiver priority issue... boom or bust.
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