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Whats Best? Having 4 or 5 Closers? WHIR

Postby jruffus1 » Mon May 16, 2011 5:31 pm

Hey, for some odd reason I go crazy for closers. I've literally owned about 7 different closers throughout this season so far, but because of some job loses and trades, I am left with these players:

SPs:
Verlander
Oswalt
Anderson
Britton
Hellickson
Liriano
Cueto

RPs:
Marmol
Putz
Storen
Boggs

DL: Bailey, Contreras

I know that when Bailey comes off the DL i'll have a strong set of 4 closers (hopfully), but was wondering what i'd do if either Boggs or Contreras regained their closer gigs. I would have to either drop a starter, or a closer. Is 5 closers too much anyway? I have been trying to package two lower-end starters (like Cueto & Britton) for a more established starter, but so far no bites.
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Re: Whats Best? Having 4 or 5 Closers? WHIR

Postby smoovethug » Mon May 16, 2011 6:03 pm

I'm a habitual closer hoarder. Depends on your league, but if you're in a competitive league where everyone is quick to the wire, you might not be able to scoop them up when the in-season turnover happens. If you have toop many you could always use them as trade bait. That being said, STLs committee seems to be favoring F. Salas and E. Sanchez, Boggs can be dropped at this point I would think.
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Re: Whats Best? Having 4 or 5 Closers? WHIR

Postby jruffus1 » Mon May 16, 2011 6:29 pm

Word is that Sanchez has lost his save privileges and that Boggs and Salas will be competing for the job.
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Re: Whats Best? Having 4 or 5 Closers? WHIR

Postby BlueJaysFan » Mon May 16, 2011 6:34 pm

I would also drop Boggs, I just don't trust any of St. louis' closers. Even if he regains his job, I doubt he will keep it for long.

Can you plz help with mine fast, I need to know before 6:40:

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Whats Best? Having 4 or 5 Closers? WHIR

Postby saemick » Mon May 16, 2011 7:19 pm

I would drop Boggs as well. I've owned all 3 STL "Closers" at some point and IMO, it's nit worth the headache.

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Re: Whats Best? Having 4 or 5 Closers? WHIR

Postby lupus yonderboy » Tue May 24, 2011 10:44 am

might be too late for you too, but (and i agree, drop Boggs...Larussa won't stick to one until he gets good bee's from one of their committee) i don't see contreras being counted on either. Madsen has been stellar in the SV role for once in his career, and he may even keep it when Lidge gets back. Food for thought.

help with mine too? http://www.fantasybaseballcafe.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=431452
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Re: Whats Best? Having 4 or 5 Closers? WHIR

Postby mchapple78 » Tue May 24, 2011 5:41 pm

Boggs is actually getting sent down and will be working as a SP In the minors.
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Re: Whats Best? Having 4 or 5 Closers? WHIR

Postby jaredmack » Tue May 24, 2011 6:38 pm

Id drop boggs as fast as you can, having 4 closers is ushually fine

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