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Which of these bottom-dwelling closers would you pick?

Postby Dr.DooM » Fri Mar 19, 2004 7:30 pm

There are only three closers left in my draft and I only have one closer in my roster. Which two should I pick up? It's currently round 15 (#188) and the rest of my roster is pretty much set.

Rocky Biddle
Billy Koch
Jose Mesa
Ugueth Urbina -> going to Japan?
Justin Speier -> not official closer yet

There are also a bunch of setup men left as well but I need saves so these guys will be relegated to FA pickups.

Demaso Marte
Rafael Soriano
Shigetoshi Hasegawa
LaTroy Hawkins
Luis Ayala
Chad Cordero
Brad Lidge
Guillermo Mota
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Postby The Jury » Fri Mar 19, 2004 7:33 pm

I'd take a chance on Billy Koch first. He's good every year than ends in an even number :-D

Biddle might be okay for the first while too.
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Postby EugeneStyles » Fri Mar 19, 2004 7:33 pm

You skipped my favorite... Fernando Rodney! Don't tell me somebody actually picked him...

Actuallly, the Tigers do look a little better this year. They could win like 50 games, and how many of those games do you think they'll win by more than 3 runs?

Of the ones you listed, I'd take Mesa.
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Postby Guest » Fri Mar 19, 2004 9:19 pm

EugeneStyles wrote:Of the ones you listed, I'd take Mesa.


Mesa over Koch? I'd go with Koch.
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Postby DieHardCubbie » Fri Mar 19, 2004 10:01 pm

Koch, Mesa and then Biddle....but it is getting ugly now.... :-o
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Postby Mookie4ever » Fri Mar 19, 2004 10:10 pm

Rocky Biddle
Billy Koch
Jose Mesa
Ugueth Urbina -> going to Japan?
Justin Speier -> not official closer yet


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Postby SHOCKandAWE » Fri Mar 19, 2004 10:46 pm

I dont think you have the think about this one.

Koch for sure and since I am from the BURGH I can promise you that Mesa will save at least 30 games this year if not more.
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Postby HOOTIE » Sat Mar 20, 2004 2:35 am

Mookie4ever wrote:Rocky Biddle
Billy Koch
Jose Mesa
Ugueth Urbina -> going to Japan?
Justin Speier -> not official closer yet


MOOKIE you giving Biddle Canadian favortism? :-D


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Postby doc watson » Sat Mar 20, 2004 8:53 am

I'm in a similiar situation....

What about MacDougal, Baez, Graves, Chacon, or A.Lopez?

Would you rank any of them over Biddle, Koch, Mesa, et al?
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Postby Dr.DooM » Sat Mar 20, 2004 9:16 am

All of them are better than the three I posted originally.

An update, the two managers ahead of me just picked Mesa and Koch so now I'm stuck with Biddle. Oh well.
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