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Postby BobbyRoberto » Sun Feb 29, 2004 3:25 pm

12-team, non-keeper, roto
Pitching categories: W, SVS, K, W%, ERA, WHIP

It's the 10th round, I have 3 of 6 required SP's.

Matt Clement
Byung Hyun Kim
Woody Williams
John Thomson
Brad Penny
Kip Wells
Vicente Padilla
Brett Myers
Dontrelle Willis
Rich Harden

Any names jump out at you as pitchers to get?
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Postby justinA » Sun Feb 29, 2004 3:27 pm

PITCHERS GOT A BIG BUTT! ;-) but anyway, Clement would probably be my choice at this particular juncture. If it was keeper i would prolly say Harden, just cuz i really like his stuff.
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Postby HelmetHead » Sun Feb 29, 2004 3:48 pm

You have a difficult decision. That said, any of those guys would make a good choice. Although I'm not as high on Harden or Willis since it is in nonkeeper format. I'd go:

1. Clement: 180 k's, strong team, possibly 15 wins.
2. Padilla: A safer choice. He should amass 15 wins and 140k's on another strong team.
3. BYK: He doesn't have as much leeway to struggle as the top two. He should total 12-14 wins and 150k for the powerfull RedSox.
4. Woody Williams: I'm overlooking him like everyone else does. That said, don't be shocked if he wins 15+ and totals 150+ K. I'm downgrading him solely due to his sketchy health.
5. Rich Harden/Brett Myers/Dontelle Willis: A wash in my book. All are extremely talented, but a tad young to gamble on in a nonkeeper league when the top four are still available.
6. Kip Wells: Breakout season?
7. Brad Penny: Very solid.
8. John Thomson: He won't be the super steal every ecpects. However, 12 wins and 120k's is certainly possible under Mazzoni's tutelage.
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Postby Guest » Sun Feb 29, 2004 3:54 pm

Belly-itcher -- then don't take Colon

I wouldn't take a starting pitcher here. Having done a 12-team league last night, you can wait another round or two before taking another SP.

I'd go closer or fill a hitting need.
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Postby ccjohnson23 » Sun Feb 29, 2004 3:55 pm

Clement, Penny, Willis
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Postby wkelly91 » Sun Feb 29, 2004 4:03 pm

Favorite belly itcher........Ray King
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Postby Absolutely Adequate » Sun Feb 29, 2004 4:54 pm

On pure stuff, I'd put Kim at the top of the list. You may be able to wait another round on him though. Maybe.

But I'll shorten your list to 4: Clement, Kim, Wells, Padilla. Any would be good here. The rest can be had later if you really want them.
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Postby red » Sun Feb 29, 2004 5:31 pm

I'm a big Brett Myers fan this year; although he seems to be flying under the wire. You can probably get him next round. IN terms of who others put first from that list, yeah, Clement or Padilla. I think Myers may do better than both.
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Postby BriGuy » Sun Feb 29, 2004 5:34 pm

Clement would be a great pick. ;-D
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Postby TheRock » Sun Feb 29, 2004 5:45 pm

Clement jumps out at me, the next are all about the same tier, so it won't hurt you to wait a round or two. That being said, if you judge all these guys to be equal, assume at least one will be there on your next pick. That leaves you to scour other positions for a player who has perhaps fallen too far.
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