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Herges named interim closer

Postby CBMGreatOne » Wed Mar 31, 2004 4:28 pm

Mar 30 The Associated Press reports San Francisco Giants RP Matt Herges will serve as the team's closer until CL Robb Nen (shoulder) is ready.


-Yahoo press clippings

Looks like those of us who took a flyer on him will have it pay off.

Anyone else ready to bet that Nen will be out for a solid length of time?
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Postby canibus » Wed Mar 31, 2004 4:32 pm

Cool, official confirmation is nice although most of us were assuming that I think. The Nen/Urbina status sure made drafting closers a bit curious this year. Some leagues I have Herges, one I have just Nen(puke) and one I have Urbina.

But yeah, Herges should be good and I hope Nen never comes back. Because even when he does, who knows how long he'll last...
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Postby LBJackal » Wed Mar 31, 2004 4:37 pm

I grabbed Herges in the 14th (way too early) so I hope he has the job all year. My worst pick of the draft could turn out to be my best pick of the draft in the longrun :-B
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Postby zEli173 » Wed Mar 31, 2004 4:45 pm

14th round is pretty early, but Worrell would have been worth that last year. We'll see. I just picked him up a couple days ago in one league and took him in the 20th in my draft on Monday.

Do Herges. Down with Nen.
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Postby stumpak » Wed Mar 31, 2004 5:49 pm

I'm betting he winds up with more saves than Nen. Astoundingly, at the end my auction, Nen was still the 5th highest salaried closer, proving that even in a league with guys who know what they are doing, all it takes is too idiots to bid up a guy who everyone knows should be going for a lot less. Meanwhile I picked up Herges for $3.
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Postby ramble2 » Wed Mar 31, 2004 6:18 pm

Happiness is a cheap closer :-D
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Postby ike301 » Thu Apr 01, 2004 5:36 pm

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