Swap Ogando for Garza? - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2014 Fantasy Baseball Cafe
100% Deposit Bonus for Cafe Members!

Return to Draft, Trade, Keeper and Waivers Questions

Swap Ogando for Garza?

Moderator: Baseball Moderators

Swap Ogando for Garza?

Postby capitalh » Sat May 14, 2011 7:15 pm

12 team Yahoo H2H League. This is my team:

Batters
C - Buster Posey (SF - C,1B)
1B - Howie Kendrick (LAA - 1B,2B)
2B - Ben Zobrist (TB - 1B,2B,OF)
3B - Alex Gordon (KC - 3B,OF)
SS - Alexei Ramirez (CWS - SS)
OF - Carlos Gonzalez (Col - OF)
OF - Nick Swisher (NYY - OF)
OF - Jacoby Ellsbury (Bos - OF)
Util - Melky Cabrera (KC - OF)
Util - Jed Lowrie (Bos - 2B,3B,SS)
BN - Jason Bay (NYM - OF)
BN - Russell Martin (NYY - C)
DL - Pablo Sandoval (SF - 1B,3B) DL
DL - Ryan Zimmerman (Was - 3B) DL

Pitchers
SP - Jon Lester (Bos - SP)
SP - Shaun Marcum (Mil - SP)
RP - Huston Street (Col - RP)
RP - Kyle Farnsworth (TB - RP)
P - Tony Sipp (Cle - RP)
P - Alexi Ogando (Tex - SP,RP)
P - Josh Beckett (Bos - SP)
BN - Bud Norris (Hou - SP)
BN - Derek Lowe (Atl - SP)
BN - Mat Latos (SD - SP)

My pitching has been somewhat weak thus far in the season, and I had just picked up Ogando off Waivers. He turned in another lights out performance last night, but then I wandered over to Fangraphs to find an interesting article regarding his numbers, and why they could be significantly inflated right now (http://www.fangraphs.com/fantasy/index. ... ferential/). I try not to overvalue advanced stats, but his do seem rather telling.

A friend said he would flip Garza for Ogando if I wanted to trade. Garza also happens to be in the article mentioned above, as one of the players that should see his numbers getting better.

What do you think? Should I stop getting caught up in advanced stats and enjoy the ride? Or should I jump ship now and hope I sold at the right time. My pitching could use more stability!

Thanks!
capitalh
Softball Supervisor
Softball Supervisor

User avatar

Posts: 80
Joined: 9 Mar 2009
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Philly

Return to Draft, Trade, Keeper and Waivers Questions

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: baegames and 14 guests

Forums Articles & Tips Sleepers Rankings Leagues


Today's Games
Saturday, Jul. 26
(All times are EST, weather icons show forecast for game time)

Toronto at NY Yankees
(1:05 pm)
St. Louis at Chi Cubs
(4:05 pm)
Washington at Cincinnati
(4:05 pm)
Baltimore at Seattle
(4:10 pm)
Arizona at Philadelphia
(7:05 pm)
Boston at Tampa Bay
(7:10 pm)
indoors
Chi White Sox at Minnesota
(7:10 pm)
NY Mets at Milwaukee
(7:10 pm)
Cleveland at Kansas City
(7:10 pm)
Miami at Houston
(7:10 pm)
San Diego at Atlanta
(7:10 pm)
Oakland at Texas
(8:05 pm)
Pittsburgh at Colorado
(8:10 pm)
Detroit at LA Angels
(9:05 pm)
LA Dodgers at San Francisco
(9:05 pm)

  • Fantasy Baseball
  • Article Submissions
  • Privacy Statement
  • Site Survey 
  • Contact