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With Soria Possibly Done, Use #1 WW on Broxton?

Postby sigriffey » Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:33 pm

Should I use my #1 WW on Jonathan Broxton now that Soria has an elbow problem? Or hold off? Greg Holland was drafted by someone else.

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Re: With Soria Possibly Done, Use #1 WW on Broxton?

Postby jruffus1 » Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:06 pm

Hmmm... thats a tough question. Without Soria, your basically screwed when it comes to saves. I guess it depends on how competitive your league is. But if it were me, I'd probably do it.
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Re: With Soria Possibly Done, Use #1 WW on Broxton?

Postby smoovethug » Tue Mar 20, 2012 1:58 am

Tough but I would hold off. Hard to burn a #1 waiver when there's doubt that Broxton will actually take the reins.
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Re: With Soria Possibly Done, Use #1 WW on Broxton?

Postby HOOTIE » Tue Mar 20, 2012 2:19 am

smoovethug wrote:Tough but I would hold off. Hard to burn a #1 waiver when there's doubt that Broxton will actually take the reins.

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Re: With Soria Possibly Done, Use #1 WW on Broxton?

Postby mikekim2121 » Tue Mar 20, 2012 4:25 am

I know you are desperate for saves but I'd also recommend sitting on it. There's no guarantee Broxton will close
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Re: With Soria Possibly Done, Use #1 WW on Broxton?

Postby lane_anasazi2 » Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:46 am

I would do it under the following conditions:

1. The top setup guys are all drafted.

2. It's always a fierce battle in your league to find saves on the WW.

That being said, my gut says no. A lot can happen in a month. Street could fall down a flight of stairs and boom, Andrew Cashner, new top 10 closer.
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Re: With Soria Possibly Done, Use #1 WW on Broxton?

Postby Broncmet724 » Tue Mar 20, 2012 6:18 am

I personally think Greg Holland is a good option in KC. Plus a few others thrown in the mix
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Re: With Soria Possibly Done, Use #1 WW on Broxton?

Postby silverZ » Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:04 am

jruffus1 wrote:Hmmm... thats a tough question. Without Soria, your basically screwed when it comes to saves. I guess it depends on how competitive your league is. But if it were me, I'd probably do it.


I've got my money on Holland, but I still think it's worth using your waiver. If it's a competitive league you probably won't get many chances to pick up a potential closer.
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Re: With Soria Possibly Done, Use #1 WW on Broxton?

Postby MaudDib » Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:40 am

Depends on your league. If your league grabs the best setup guys before they are closers or every closer is picked up no matter how good they really are, then I would make the move. I am not sure really what they do here but I think they will lean towards Broxton. He is on a one year deal and they could try and trade him if he shows the stuff he had prior to the injury and the best way to do that is putting him in the closers role.
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Re: With Soria Possibly Done, Use #1 WW on Broxton?

Postby sigriffey » Tue Mar 20, 2012 10:40 am

Unfortunately, Greg Holland is owned. But yes, extremely slim pickins. Broxton is really the only currently available guy outside of doing a trade. In light of that, use te claim or no?
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