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Big lead in H2H...pay to win or not to lose? WHIR

Postby lyons595 » Sun Sep 04, 2011 9:57 am

Its the last day of the first week of our playoffs (early, I know) and I have a big lead over a higher seed. Should I start everyone and try and build numbers in the 3 cats I'm losing, or do I bench a bunch of guys and protect the leads I have. Here's more details:

Scoreboard
R HR RBI SB AVG OBP K QS W SV ERA WHIP SCORE
#9 BALCO's Best 30 6 27 3 .3273 .4337 35 3 2 4 2.213 0.885 9-2-1
#3 Dopple Ganger 25 9 26 8 .2500 .3119 26 2 2 0 3.130 1.000 2-9-1

1. Clearly I will win AVG, OBP, SV, ERA, WHIP if I bench everyone.
2. I have small leads in R, RBI, K, QS. If these all go to him, then the score is 5-6-1 and he wins the week.
3a. I have Marcum starting today @HOU. That seems like a real good matchup. I could let him toss and maintain my leads in K, ERA, WHIP for sure (and maybe QS and W, too).
3b. I have Arroyo starting @STL too (16 team league and I stream SP). I could also drop him for another SP or just keep him benched.
4. I have good matchups with most of my sticks...Tulo doesnt hit well against Latos (in SD no less) but he's Tulo and the Rox kill it in SD (really: best team AVG in SD of all NL West teams).

My plan right now is to start all hitters and Marcum. AGREED??? Thanks in advance!!!

ESPN, h2h, 16 team, 3 RP max, daily roster changes. Cats: standard 5x5 plus OBP, QS. Non-keeper. I stream 1-3 SP weekly.

C Wilson Ramos
1B Paul Konerko
2B Danny Espinoza
3B David Wright
SS Troy Tulowitzki
OF Peter Bourjos
OF Jayson Werth
OF Alex Gordon
UTIL Mike Trout
Bench Lucas Duda

SP Felix Hernandez
SP Shaun Marcum
SP Clay Buchholz (DL)
SP Gavin Floyd (stream)
SP Brandon McCarthy (stream)
SP Bronson Arroyo (stream)
RP Heath Bell
RP Chris Perez
RP Mark Melancon
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Re: Big lead in H2H...pay to win or not to lose? WHIR

Postby sigriffey » Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:04 am

Agreed. And sit Arroyo. Yes he could pitch great, but STL destroyed my gllardo this week a s they seem dangerous right now.
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Re: Big lead in H2H...pay to win or not to lose? WHIR

Postby lyons595 » Mon Sep 05, 2011 7:01 pm

Followed thru with the plan and won the week, 6-4-2. On to Rd 2 of the playoffs.
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