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Wide World of Waivers: Picking Up Aces

Postby WebHamster » Wed Aug 17, 2011 12:29 pm

Our top two starting pitcher pickups of last week have continued to roll. Jeff Niemann is now just barely out of our eligibility requirement for this article, but even at 51 percent owned, he’s worth checking on. He just picked up a complete game win in Boston, allowing two runs and one walk while piling [...]

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Re: Wide World of Waivers: Picking Up Aces

Postby k.k. » Wed Aug 17, 2011 7:46 pm

If Niemann is still available, your league is weak for competition.
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Re: Wide World of Waivers: Picking Up Aces

Postby Frenchiegangsta9 » Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:47 am

k.k. wrote:If Niemann is still available, your league is weak for competition.


I concur. Niemann has been ace-like for over a month and should have been picked up a while ago. I have him on both of my teams and he has been my top pitcher. the guy has been superhuman during this hot stretch.
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Re: Wide World of Waivers: Picking Up Aces

Postby Bloody Sox » Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:58 am

Not necessarily... could be a league with tough requirements. I'm in a no-bench 12 team league where I'm -150 IP so I just dropped him. Why? Here's why - his projected schedule the rest of the way out (obviously that could change):

Det
@Tor
@Tex
Tex
Bos
@Bos
@NYY
NYY

That is a BRUTAL schedule the rest of the way.
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Re: Wide World of Waivers: Picking Up Aces

Postby RedHopeful » Fri Aug 19, 2011 11:40 am

Bloody Sox wrote:Not necessarily... could be a league with tough requirements. I'm in a no-bench 12 team league where I'm -150 IP so I just dropped him. Why? Here's why - his projected schedule the rest of the way out (obviously that could change):

Det
@Tor
@Tex
Tex
Bos
@Bos
@NYY
NYY

That is a BRUTAL schedule the rest of the way.

Thanks for the headsup... :-o
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