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how is this strategy?

Postby calicoolguy » Sat Mar 28, 2009 7:10 am

nothing new but something i havent done before. It is a semi competitive league that is 9x9 head to head.

Here are the pitching categories.

Pitching (9): WHIP, ERA, K, K/9, W, SV, HD, QS, K/BB

4 SP 3 RP and 3 P

Now if i were to draft top tier Closers for the RP and the 3 P and just pick up 4 SP towards the end of the draft with these categories do you think would do well winning the majority?
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Re: how is this strategy?

Postby Amazinz » Sun Mar 29, 2009 3:34 pm

You could do well with that strategy and maybe even better with a pure MR/CL strategy. You'd only be giving up 33% of your pitching categories by punting starters entirely.
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Re: how is this strategy?

Postby Rance Mulliniks » Sat Apr 04, 2009 3:09 pm

Is there an inning limit? With great CL/MRs, you should be able to win ERA, SV, K/9, HD, WHIP. You'd obv lose QS. You wouldn't do as well on K or W since those pitching more innings will rack up more. However, if you add some bad starters at the end of your draft, and use them, you may be at risk of only winning SV and HD since the mediocre starters will bring down all your pitching rations.
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Re: how is this strategy?

Postby Big League Chew » Sat Apr 04, 2009 5:24 pm

Creative, but not advisable. I like the idea of completely dominating a category, but with the many changes that RP goes through I don't like it. I like the idea of dominating hitting at the beginning of a draft, with a top SP in there. Then getting as many middle of the line RP as I can. I don't think that this would pay off as well as you would like. You would be wasting lots of opportunity on good SP and hitting if you did this strategy. If you want to get creative, do it in the hitting not pitching.
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