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Postby felixthecat011 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 11:31 am

The first is to cut Ty Wigginton in favor of Yunel Escobar. Torn on this one, because I like Wigginton's power upside in Coors, but his playing time is a concern. I like Escobar this year, but his ceiling isn't as high as Tys. This would be for my CI slot.

The second is to acquire Ryan Dempster. My rotation is not all that great for a 10 team league: Kershaw, Tim Hudson, Brett Anderson, Matusz and Ian Kennedy. Is Dempster > Kennedy? Or should I cut Chris Sale instead (who is currently the setup man and isn't guaranteed the closer gig)?

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Re: Questions On a Pair of Waivers

Postby MaudDib » Thu Mar 10, 2011 11:42 am

I think I would hold steady with what you have. I like Kennedy a bit better than Dempster and as for Escobar, I would keep an eye on him but wait to see what he does this year.
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Re: Questions On a Pair of Waivers

Postby avsfan4ever33 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 2:49 pm

Wigginton will get playing time all over the diamond, but none of it full time. I'd make the swap for the everyday player in Escobar.

I'm not a fan of Dempster, but he's probably a better option than Kennedy at this point in their careers. Of course, if your league doesn't count holds, it might make sense to cut Sale.
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Re: Questions On a Pair of Waivers

Postby The Artful Dodger » Thu Mar 10, 2011 2:52 pm

I'd cut Wigginton for Dempster.
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Re: Questions On a Pair of Waivers

Postby RyeWhiskey » Thu Mar 10, 2011 4:36 pm

Without seeing your whole squad, or the cats in your league, I'd drop Wiggy for Escobar and Kennedy for Dempster.
If your league counts HLDs (or K/9, etc..), then keep Sale. If not, then I'd consider dropping him instead of Kennedy.

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Re: Questions On a Pair of Waivers

Postby Zhangman1 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 4:38 pm

Id make both of those moves. Keep Sale, seems he has a good shot at closer by recent news.

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