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Thoughts on John Smoltz??

Postby BeastMode03 » Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:31 pm

Smoltz is currently a FA in my 12-team mixed CBS points league. What are your thoughts on picking him up?

I had him last year and he was great *while healthy* .... would YOU take a chance on him this year?
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Re: Thoughts on John Smoltz??

Postby CadensDad » Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:32 pm

Not unless your desperate for a solid SP, I'd wait till closer till time for him to be back
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Re: Thoughts on John Smoltz??

Postby gmq » Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:46 pm

Does Smoltz have more fantasy value the rest of the year, all things considered, than Brad Penny?
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Re: Thoughts on John Smoltz??

Postby silverZ » Wed Apr 15, 2009 1:11 pm

I've had him stashed on my DL since the draft. The upside is still there for him to be a stud. He's been throwing well in bullpen sessions so give him a chance if you've got an empty DL spot.
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Re: Thoughts on John Smoltz??

Postby CadensDad » Wed Apr 15, 2009 1:15 pm

gmq wrote:Does Smoltz have more fantasy value the rest of the year, all things considered, than Brad Penny?


Yes,
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Re: Thoughts on John Smoltz??

Postby garf112 » Wed Apr 15, 2009 1:30 pm

DL stash.. but maybe another forum would be better for this question....
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Re: Thoughts on John Smoltz??

Postby gmq » Wed Apr 15, 2009 1:37 pm

He's back from the DL very soon, no?
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Re: Thoughts on John Smoltz??

Postby garf112 » Wed Apr 15, 2009 1:45 pm

it doesn't matter. the fact that he wasn't drafted in every 12 team mixed league is a bit ridiculous.
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Re: Thoughts on John Smoltz??

Postby gmq » Wed Apr 15, 2009 1:54 pm

Certainly, I agree with that, but is it then limiting labeling him only a "DL stash"? Being that he's coming off the DL so soon, seems like a short-sale.
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Re: Thoughts on John Smoltz??

Postby horatio » Wed Apr 15, 2009 2:02 pm

John Smoltz is the Chuck Norris of baseball. I'd hold a spot for him if the dude was in a wheelchair.
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