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Pickup Smoak, Markakis or Willingham?

Postby taw856 » Sun Jun 12, 2011 6:17 am

Currently in third place in a 12-team 6x6 h2h league w/ fielding percentage (negligible effect) and holds (forces more use of middle relievers). Still, I'm struggling to stay competitive as my team is being utterly ravaged by injury (in addition to the roster below I also had Kendrys Morales, Jose Contreras, Jonathan Broxton, Jason Bay and Grady Sizemore at various points this season).

Should I pick up Justin Smoak, Nick Markakis or Josh Willingham? If so, who could I even drop?

C Alex Avila (c)
1B Mark Trumbo (1b)
2B Dustin Pedroia (2b)
3B Michael Cuddyer (1b, 2b, 3b, of)
SS Alex Gonzalez (ss)
OF Melky Cabrera (of)
OF Chris Young (of)
OF Carlos Lee (of)
UTIL Logan Morrison (of)
BN Anthony Rizzo (1b)
BN Hanley Ramirez (ss)-dl
BN Martin Prado (2b, 3b, of)-dl
BN Joe Mauer (c)-dl
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SP Josh Beckett
SP Anibal Sanchez
SP CC Sabathia
SP Gavin Floyd
RP Sergio Santos
RP Jordan Walden
P Tyler Clippard
P Tony Sipp
BN Ted Lilly
BN Francisco Liriano
DL Josh Johnson
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Re: Pickup Smoak, Markakis or Willingham?

Postby kaiser » Mon Jun 13, 2011 1:32 pm

I don't see any of those being worth a speculative add, considering that you would have to drop someone. Of the three, Smoak has the greatest potential to return dividends, but I wouldn't drop Rizzo or Trumbo, or one of those similar "flier" players for him.
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Re: Pickup Smoak, Markakis or Willingham?

Postby SumG » Mon Jun 13, 2011 1:35 pm

The only move I might be interested in would be dropping one of Trumbo or Rizzo for Smoak. But while I guess I like Smoak the best out of those three, I think they're all around the same value.

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Re: Pickup Smoak, Markakis or Willingham?

Postby sigriffey » Mon Jun 13, 2011 5:05 pm

I might take Smoak over Trumbo... more consistent arguably.
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Re: Pickup Smoak, Markakis or Willingham?

Postby HOOTIE » Mon Jun 13, 2011 7:29 pm

sigriffey wrote:I might take Smoak over Trumbo... more consistent arguably.

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Re: Pickup Smoak, Markakis or Willingham?

Postby baegames » Mon Jun 13, 2011 9:30 pm

I would pass. Smoak gives you Avg., HR pretty even, but Trumbo already has 7 SB

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