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Postby saemick » Tue Mar 29, 2011 8:53 pm

With Contreras seemingly taking the closers role while Lidge is out, should I pick him up?

Also, after my draft concluded, i realized that I'm a little light on the steals, that being said, should I pick up any of the below speedsters:

Coco Crisp (OF - OAK)
Peter Bourjos (OF - LAA)
Will Venable (OF - SD)

And if you think I should pick up someone...who should I drop?

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Re: pick up Contreras? WHIR

Postby avsfan4ever33 » Tue Mar 29, 2011 8:54 pm

I would drop Harang for Contreras and Kila for Crisp.
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Re: pick up Contreras? WHIR

Postby footballisbetter.com » Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:06 pm

avsfan4ever33 wrote:I would drop Harang for Contreras and Kila for Crisp.

Yessir. Harang for Contreras is easy. I would also make an effort for Crisp. He is very good when healthy. Dump Kila.

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Postby Steve-o » Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:17 pm

I agree with the both posts.

I also think Jed Lowrie is fairly useless at this point as well. Pick him back up when you hear rumblings of Scutaro getting traded.
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Re: pick up Contreras? WHIR

Postby saemick » Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:29 pm

Steve-o wrote:I agree with the both posts.

I also think Jed Lowrie is fairly useless at this point as well. Pick him back up when you hear rumblings of Scutaro getting traded.


That's kinda what I was thinking. I see the Harang for Contreras, but Kila looks to be a nice source of cheap power, no? I know it's just ST, but he should see a lot of time between 1B & DH and I'm not sure I want to give up on him just yet. Granted I need speed, but do you think Coco really has more upside than Kila?

Whereas what exactly is Lowrie's status currently? I know he's basically a super utility player, but is he guaranteed any starting time yet?
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Postby fast dogs » Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:30 pm

Drop Jed Lowrie instead of Kila
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Re: pick up Contreras? WHIR

Postby avsfan4ever33 » Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:08 pm

saemick wrote:
Steve-o wrote:I agree with the both posts.

I also think Jed Lowrie is fairly useless at this point as well. Pick him back up when you hear rumblings of Scutaro getting traded.


That's kinda what I was thinking. I see the Harang for Contreras, but Kila looks to be a nice source of cheap power, no? I know it's just ST, but he should see a lot of time between 1B & DH and I'm not sure I want to give up on him just yet. Granted I need speed, but do you think Coco really has more upside than Kila?

Whereas what exactly is Lowrie's status currently? I know he's basically a super utility player, but is he guaranteed any starting time yet?


I do see Lowrie cracking Boston's lineup at SS over Scutaro as the season progresses. Before that, he should find playing time around the diamond in decent amounts.

However, the reason I didn't choose to have you cut him over Kila is due to their respective positions. You're locked up at 1B, CI, and UTIL already, so I don't see Kila getting much playing time. Lowrie, on the other hand, could see playing time for you at either 2B or SS since neither Beckham or Desmond is a sure thing.
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Re: pick up Contreras? WHIR

Postby bears2 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 1:08 am

not sure who to drop but venable i think has a huge season
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Postby Guzman24 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 1:36 am

Drop Harang and Lowrie for Crisp and Contreras. ;-D

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Re: pick up Contreras? WHIR

Postby sigriffey » Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:21 am

Agreed on contreras. I might drop Lowry for Bourjos... Supposed to have pop, be lightning quick, and made an impression at ST.
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