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Postby canibus » Sun Mar 28, 2004 5:08 pm

5x5, H2H, 8 team, weekly changes, 2nd waiver priorty

1. Drop E.Jackson for Meche or Herges?
2. Is Nevin healthy? Thinking of playing him over Gibbons.

C - Mike Piazza(7), NYM
1B - Derek Lee(8), CHC
2B - Michael Young, Tex
SS - Edgar Renteria(4), StL
3B - Mark Teixeira(10) 1B/3B/OF, TEX
IF - Luis Castillo 2B, FLA
OF - Barry Bonds(1), SF
OF - Gary Sheffield(2), NYY
OF - Hideki Matsui(18) OF, NYY
Util - Jay Gibbons OF, BAL
Util - Kenny Lofton OF, NYY

Bench - Phil Nevin(11) 1B/OF SD
Bench - Edwin Jackson(21)
Bench - F.Cordero(13), TEX
Bench - Brad Penny, FLA
Bench - Damaso Marte(23), CWS

SP - Mike Mussina(3), NYY
SP - Roy Oswalt(5), HOU
SP - Randy Johnson(6), ARI
SP - Greg Maddux(16), CHC
P - CC Sabathia(15), CLE
P - Jeremy Affeldt, KC
RP - Eddie Guadardo(12), SEA
RP - Jason Isringhausen, StL

FA's:
SP- G.Meche, M.Hampton, M.Redman, M.Batista, J.Weaver, A.Leiter, Ol.Perez
RP- M.Herges, Worrell, M.MacDougal, A.Lopez, Mesa, Donnelly, C.Bradford, C.Cordero, J.Valverde
OF- Sanders, Guillen, Floyd
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Postby Liberty30 » Sun Mar 28, 2004 5:34 pm

Looks like a solid team. I would snatch up Guillen in a heartbeat. The tough part there would be finding who you should waive. Tough to find a weak link. I would most likely suggest waiving a pitcher.

Herges is an intriguing choice. If you truly are concerned about your saves he would be a good pickup with Nen's questionable status. It appears that Nen will indeed start the season on the DL, making Herges an attractive choice.

"Giants GM Brian Sabean said yesterday that Robb Nen almost certainly will begin the season on the disabled list. Nen still hasn't resumed throwing off the mound since last week's setback. He is throwing off flat ground, but it appears that he'll miss at least the first week of the season. Matt Herges will fill in as San Francisco's closer. "

However, long term, it's a crap shoot. Will Nen stay healthy? If so, Herges value is drastically decreased.

Depending on your comfort level with your closers, personally I would rather have Guillen than Herges. Given that Lofton is not guaranteed PT once Bernie returns. Week two of season? Guillen adds plenty of pop to your already solid lineup.

"Phil Nevin started hitting off a tee yesterday and discarded his shoulder brace after several swings. "He didn't notice a difference," manager Bruce Bochy said. "He looked very good. He was pain-free. It gave us all even more optimism that he'll be ready Opening Day."

I would definitely play Nevin if he indeed will be ready.

Hope this helps and good luck!

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