What to do with Prior? - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2014 Fantasy Baseball Cafe
100% Deposit Bonus for Cafe Members!

Return to Baseball Leftovers

What to do with Prior?

Moderator: Baseball Moderators

What to do with Prior?

Postby Manutd016 » Fri Mar 26, 2004 6:04 pm

Mar 26 Because of ongoing tenderness in his right Achilles tendon, Prior's bullpen session on Thursday was postponed indefinitely. There's also no timetable in place for getting the righthander back in the Cubs' rotation. Prior won't pitch in any scenario until he is pain-free.
Advice: The cautious approach makes complete sense, but there is the possibility that this injury will be an ongoing concern this season. The fact that the same tendon was a minor problem last September raises a red flag. The Cubs are hoping that once a healthy Prior can work pain-free on the mound, which is where the tendon clearly absorbs the most stress, the problem will be over.

I'm starting to panic here. A sore achilles is not exactly the best thing to pitch with and I'm even more worried since the injury has been lingering since September. I can trade him for Helton straight up, but if Prior is healthy i don't want to. WHats your take?
--------------> PANSY!

I'm the artist formely known as Manutd016
Manutd016
College Coach
College Coach

User avatar

Posts: 294
Joined: 18 Dec 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: What to do with Prior?

Postby Manutd016 » Fri Mar 26, 2004 6:05 pm

Manutd016 wrote:Mar 26 Because of ongoing tenderness in his right Achilles tendon, Prior's bullpen session on Thursday was postponed indefinitely. There's also no timetable in place for getting the righthander back in the Cubs' rotation. Prior won't pitch in any scenario until he is pain-free.
Advice: The cautious approach makes complete sense, but there is the possibility that this injury will be an ongoing concern this season. The fact that the same tendon was a minor problem last September raises a red flag. The Cubs are hoping that once a healthy Prior can work pain-free on the mound, which is where the tendon clearly absorbs the most stress, the problem will be over.


I'm starting to panic here. A sore achilles is not exactly the best thing to pitch with and I'm even more worried since the injury has been lingering since September. I can trade him for Helton straight up, but if Prior is healthy i don't want to. WHats your take?
--------------> PANSY!

I'm the artist formely known as Manutd016
Manutd016
College Coach
College Coach

User avatar

Posts: 294
Joined: 18 Dec 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby inkubus » Fri Mar 26, 2004 6:08 pm

Image

I mean uh, Prior is fine.
Last edited by inkubus on Fri Mar 26, 2004 6:10 pm, edited 1 time in total.
inkubus
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor

User avatar
Graphics Expert
Posts: 644
Joined: 14 Mar 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Tampa

Postby Guest » Fri Mar 26, 2004 6:09 pm

you can get Helton for him, do it.
Guest


Home Cafe: Football
Friendliness: %

Postby Manutd016 » Fri Mar 26, 2004 6:09 pm

thanks for the help. And i'll be sure to rub it in when the yankees win another World Series this year. I won't forget this.
--------------> PANSY!

I'm the artist formely known as Manutd016
Manutd016
College Coach
College Coach

User avatar

Posts: 294
Joined: 18 Dec 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby j_d_mcnugent » Fri Mar 26, 2004 6:10 pm

i am a little worried but it just seems that the cubs are being ultra conservative. it is best to take care of this now and that is what they are doing.

i cant give you trade advice without seeing the rest of your team. i rate helton higher than prior but i dont know if you can really absorb the loss of prior or not.
back from the dead
j_d_mcnugent
General Manager
General Manager

User avatar
CafeholicCafe Ranker
Posts: 3766
Joined: 1 May 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: bored at work

Postby inkubus » Fri Mar 26, 2004 6:11 pm

Image
inkubus
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor

User avatar
Graphics Expert
Posts: 644
Joined: 14 Mar 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Tampa


Return to Baseball Leftovers

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: buiviopaufamp, Y`s Guy and 6 guests

Forums Articles & Tips Sleepers Rankings Leagues


Today's Games
Saturday, Jul. 26
(All times are EST, weather icons show forecast for game time)

Toronto at NY Yankees
(1:05 pm)
St. Louis at Chi Cubs
(4:05 pm)
Washington at Cincinnati
(4:05 pm)
Baltimore at Seattle
(4:10 pm)
Arizona at Philadelphia
(7:05 pm)
Boston at Tampa Bay
(7:10 pm)
indoors
Chi White Sox at Minnesota
(7:10 pm)
NY Mets at Milwaukee
(7:10 pm)
Cleveland at Kansas City
(7:10 pm)
Miami at Houston
(7:10 pm)
San Diego at Atlanta
(7:10 pm)
Oakland at Texas
(8:05 pm)
Pittsburgh at Colorado
(8:10 pm)
Detroit at LA Angels
(9:05 pm)
LA Dodgers at San Francisco
(9:05 pm)

  • Fantasy Baseball
  • Article Submissions
  • Privacy Statement
  • Site Survey 
  • Contact