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Re: What's the worst move you've ever made?

Postby Oatsdad » Sun May 18, 2008 11:42 am

Last year I dropped Bedard after his slow start. I was super-high on him coming out of spring training, but his bad April made me doubt my choice so I dumped him. Not a good decision! :~(

I also grabbed Torii Hunter off of waivers last May but dumped him in favor of someone else because I didn't think he'd keep up his good season. %-6
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Re: What's the worst move you've ever made?

Postby Neato Torpedo » Sun May 18, 2008 11:57 am

Thanks guys, you're making me feel better about trading Greinke and Maine for Oswalt. :-/ I'm not gonna lie, that's one of the main reasons I made this thread. :-D
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Re: What's the worst move you've ever made?

Postby NUTZ » Sun May 18, 2008 12:13 pm

this year earlier on in 08' traded Hunter Pence for one of my beloved brewers in Billy Hall.
ouch!not sure that was such a good trade...now i'm gun shy of dropping hall for edwin encarcion..
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Re: What's the worst move you've ever made?

Postby jdsun1 » Sun May 18, 2008 2:35 pm

Neato Torpedo wrote:Thanks guys, you're making me feel better about trading Greinke and Maine for Oswalt. :-/ I'm not gonna lie, that's one of the main reasons I made this thread. :-D


I wouldnt worry about it too much. Most of fantasy baseball is about being lucky. Like one topic states" You gotta be lucky to be good" At least you are willing to take a chance.
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Re: What's the worst move you've ever made?

Postby Amazinz » Sun May 18, 2008 2:35 pm

Getting rid of Utley early '05 in a H2H keeper. :,-(

That one haunts me the most because I'd still have him today for chump change.
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Re: What's the worst move you've ever made?

Postby Field » Sun May 18, 2008 3:21 pm

jdsun1 wrote:Most of fantasy baseball is about being lucky. Like one topic states" You gotta be lucky to be good"


I completely disagree with this. Luck is not a major factor in fantasy baseball, probably less than 10% if I had to gauge it.
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Re: What's the worst move you've ever made?

Postby bleach168 » Sun May 18, 2008 5:26 pm

My best move last year was drafting James Shields in the last round.

But this is the worst move thread, so my worst move was dropping James Shields in April.
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Re: What's the worst move you've ever made?

Postby Pochucker » Sun May 18, 2008 7:20 pm

It was the year that Derek Lee had his monster year. Before the season started I dealt Derek Lee for Corey Patterson . Nuff said !
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Re: What's the worst move you've ever made?

Postby The Artful Dodger » Sun May 18, 2008 7:34 pm

Amazinz wrote:Getting rid of Utley early '05 in a H2H keeper. :,-(

That one haunts me the most because I'd still have him today for chump change.


Ah yes, I remember the nightmarish Placido Polanco platoon system. Unfortunately early that year, I had no choice but to start Utley everyday as I didn't compensate well in drafting a 2B (I think I had to platoon him and Juan Uribe). I stuck with him and it really paid dividends. ;-D
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Re: What's the worst move you've ever made?

Postby dragoon » Sun May 18, 2008 7:54 pm

Trading Josh Hamilton for Troy Tulowitski about 2 weeks into the season. At the time, I thought I ripped him off. :-°
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