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Re: Anyone ever employ a steals focused strategy?

Postby OBPlover » Mon Sep 02, 2013 4:42 am

It will be interesting to see if Billy Hamilton, screws up your tactic (Assuming you don't also own him).

If the kid can run like they say at the ML level, even if he only pinch runs, he could get an avg of 1 sb every day. Which means you may lose that category to a power heavy team.
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Re: Anyone ever employ a steals focused strategy?

Postby garf112 » Tue Sep 03, 2013 6:11 pm

This is why you should add more hitters to each team. CI and MI spots, 5 OFers. Would make it harder for you to find decent bats off waivers.
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Re: Anyone ever employ a steals focused strategy?

Postby gravenewworld » Sun Sep 22, 2013 11:54 pm

Just an update: made it to the championship rd!


3 years straight and running after using this strategy. Also finished out the year with 9 straight weeks of wins.
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Re: Anyone ever employ a steals focused strategy?

Postby OBPlover » Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:59 am

I don't understand. Is this one of those "1-point H2H leagues"?
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Re: Anyone ever employ a steals focused strategy?

Postby Skin Blues » Mon Sep 23, 2013 1:15 am

gravenewworld wrote:OFs every single year are absolutely overvalued, I never understand why anyone drafts an OF before rd10.

Maybe because we don't all play H2H leagues where gimmicky approaches like this are viable??
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Re: Anyone ever employ a steals focused strategy?

Postby wrveres » Mon Sep 23, 2013 8:59 pm

gravenewworld wrote:Just an update: made it to the championship rd!
3 years straight and running after using this strategy. Also finished out the year with 9 straight weeks of wins.
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Re: Anyone ever employ a steals focused strategy?

Postby TheTrith » Tue Sep 24, 2013 2:14 am

gravenewworld wrote:
bigh0rt wrote:I'm interested in seeng a) your post-draft roster and b) your current roster



Sure, NP:

Draft:
http://imgur.com/p0wfORZ
(had a lot of stinkers, but easily was fixable, that's the beauty of not valuing expensive bats). Notice my complete commitment to the sweeney plan.

uhh I must be missing something but there is no way you drafted that team this year, and if you did youd be closer to last place than 1st...
Weaver, Halladay, Timmy, in rounds 2-4 and then Stras didnt go until the 13th?

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Re: Anyone ever employ a steals focused strategy?

Postby Pogotheostrich » Thu Sep 26, 2013 11:15 am

wrveres wrote:
gravenewworld wrote:Just an update: made it to the championship rd!
3 years straight and running after using this strategy. Also finished out the year with 9 straight weeks of wins.
congrats

;-D ;-D

Seems pretty unorthadox but if it works it works. I see how you make the playoffs with that strategy, win SB and Saves for sure and take home W, K, ERA and WHIP most of the time. I am surprised you keep winning your league with it.
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