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Middle relievers to pick up for some vulture wins WHIR

Postby drtodddds » Fri Sep 16, 2011 11:29 am

I need to pick up some cheap wins, as I'm running out of innings (about 70 left for the season), and could use some Ks as well.
WHO TO PICK UP??? WHO TO DROP? I could drop a closer or starter as I am well ahead on saves)
Btw in a 5x5 10 team roto league. I have a good chance of winning with one or two good moves.

Some options on the wire (or name one you may have in mind):
Clay Henley (FL)
Cory Wade (NYY)
Shawn Camp (Tor)
Kerry Wood (ChC)
Mike MacDougal (LAD)

My team
C Carlos Santana
1B Votto
2B Kinsler
3B Prado
SS Alexi Ramirez
CI Mig Cabrera
MI Mark Ellis
OF Kemp, Stubbs, Jennings, Fowler, Morse,
Utility (one spot/rest bench) Kelly Duncan, Brett Morrel, Rafael Furcal, Grady Sizemore

P Haren, J. Vazquez, Cueto, D. Hudson, Sherzer,
RP Kimbrel, Melancon, C. Perez, Walden, K. Jensen

Thanks for the advice!
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Re: Middle relievers to pick up for some vulture wins WHIR

Postby fast dogs » Fri Sep 16, 2011 12:57 pm

I'd drop Cueto now and load up on playoff teams middles who's starters might not go deep the final week of the season. Its really a crapshoot trying to get a win from a middle, once you get down to under 10 innings I'd certainly plan for the 1 day you can add 4-6 starting pitchers and maybe get a couple wins the day you go over your innings limit. Hopefully that day you'll have 2 or 3 of your own and can grab some FA SP going that day as well. Its something you need to look ahead and plan for as the season winds down and your innings run out. You might need to even skip a starter the day before your "big day" if you only have 8-10 innings left
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Re: Middle relievers to pick up for some vulture wins WHIR

Postby RedHopeful » Fri Sep 16, 2011 12:58 pm

Middle relievers are a shot in the dark but generally I'd advise going with players on the better teams who usually pitch in the 6th/7th innings in close winnable games. Would also help if they had the SP designation.
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Re: Middle relievers to pick up for some vulture wins WHIR

Postby MadDog36 » Sun Sep 18, 2011 6:56 am

Clay Henley (FL)
Cory Wade (NYY)
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