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Isringhausen named closer! Worth owning?

Postby KaPluie » Fri Jul 15, 2011 5:21 pm

FYI, Isringhausen is first up as closer for the Mets. All those Mets fans out there, is he worth owning? Do you see him as more than just a temp closer?

http://espn.go.com/new-york/mlb/story/_ ... ser-friday

I actually decided to pick him up for my team, in place of Joe Nathan.
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Batter Scoring: R, HR, RBI, SB, OBP, SLG
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OF - Corey Hart (OF, 98)
OF - Matt Holliday (OF, 21)
OF - Brett Gardner (OF, 120)
Utility - Dan Uggla (2B, 34)
Bench - Melky Cabrera (OF, 373)
Bench - Jhonny Peralta (3B/SS, 272)

SP - Cole Hamels (SP, 60)
SP - Francisco Liriano (SP, 83)
RP - Jonathan Papelbon (RP, 93) (closer)
RP - Jose Valverde (RP, 130) (closer)
P - Sergio Santos (RP, 381) (closer)
P - Matt Capps (RP, 233) (closer)
P - Jason Isringhausen (RP, 519) (closer)
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Re: Isringhausen named closer! Worth owning?

Postby mpieco » Fri Jul 15, 2011 5:30 pm

He's worth closing, to a degree. I'm ok with you dropping Nathan for him, since it's a guarantee Izzy will close, while who knows what's happening in Minnesota.

The situation in NY is temporary though--I do not see Izzy closing games for the Mets from now until late September. I think Izzy (as well as Beltran, and maybe a few others) are getting dealt within the next 2-3 weeks to "contenders". Parnell will close games for the Mets for most of August and September, in my opinion.
(In reference to an Aaron Hill for David Price swap)

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