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Franklin Gutierrez - time to cut?

Postby ace8842 » Sun Apr 17, 2011 12:28 am

This is my first year playing fantasy baseball, and I am in a 20 team league. In the first 2 weeks, I have had the following players on the DL. Ubaldo Jiminez P, Ryan Zimmerman 3B, Jason Bay OF, Franklin Guiterrez OF, and Rajai Davis OF. At one point, I had 8 players injured, 5 on the DL. My biggest problem is I have to play 4 OF's and 3 are injured. We are supposed to us 9 pitchers, but with all the injuries I am only playing 8. Somehow despite all this, I'm still in 10th out of 20, but I could fall further back I'm afraid if I don't do anything.

We start 4 OF's, and my current ones are:

Delmon Young
Sam Fuid
Austin Jackson
Omar Infante (usable as an OF)

Injured I have Jason Bay, Rajai Davis, and Franklin Gutierrez. Would you drop Gutierrez and pick up a P, and then once Jiminez comes back pick up a positional player? I feel like what I need is flexibility or I could fall so far behind waiting for injured guys to come back. Gutierrez might be going to a special nationwide clinic for his ongoing stomach problems.
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Re: Franklin Gutierrez - time to cut?

Postby MaudDib » Sun Apr 17, 2011 9:33 am

I would ok dropping Bay or Gutierrez. I know this is a deep league but make the move if that is what is best for your team neither one of these guys are going to be all that great.
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Re: Franklin Gutierrez - time to cut?

Postby chargerss24 » Sun Apr 17, 2011 10:41 am

They don't even know what's wrong with the guy yet. :-o Probably time to cut the cord on Gutierrez.

Per CBS:

The Mariners will stop Franklin Gutierrez's rehab assignment and likely send him to a national facility for further examination of his stomach issues, reports the Seattle Times Saturday. The team has not yet decided his ultimate destination, but this should be considered a setback. The Mayo Clinic was one of the places discussed for his examination.
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