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Postby sigriffey » Tue Mar 20, 2012 4:33 pm

Who is the better add for an additional closer?

Grant Balfour or Jonathan Broxton? I'd have to use my #1 WW claim if I grabbed one.
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Postby MaudDib » Tue Mar 20, 2012 4:38 pm

Balfour for now because he has the job. I like the Royals guy (whoever that will be) more than the A's guy to get more saves though. I just can't advocate that you should use your #1 on a Broxton who hasn't been given the job.
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Postby GiantsFan14 » Tue Mar 20, 2012 4:39 pm

Balfour easily imo. He's more assured of a job and I'd trust him more to keep it.
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Postby sigriffey » Tue Mar 20, 2012 4:59 pm

Good points. Anyone else with thoughts on this one? I need to make the claim today since the players turn into Free Agents on our wire tomorrow morning. Should I drop Soria to make it or are we not yet sure he will miss the whole year?
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Postby bostux » Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:10 pm

I think Balfour is the easy pickup. Broxton will be used only if he can garnish value as potential trade bait. If he falters KC will not hesitate to take him out of the role. Go ahead and drop Soria, he won't be playing this season from what I have read.

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Postby HOOTIE » Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:47 pm

GiantsFan14 wrote:Balfour easily imo. He's more assured of a job and I'd trust him more to keep it.

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Postby murphydog » Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:52 pm

I like Balfour more. Broxton is a big question mark considering the past year and a half for him.
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Postby kidsilk » Tue Mar 20, 2012 6:07 pm

Balfour definitely
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Re: Balfour or Broxton? WHIR

Postby sigriffey » Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:18 pm

Should I use the #1 WW on Balfour or save it for Andy Pettitte?
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Re: Balfour or Broxton? WHIR

Postby HOOTIE » Tue Mar 20, 2012 11:27 pm

sigriffey wrote:Should I use the #1 WW on Balfour or save it for Andy Pettitte?

I wouldn't want Pettitte myself.
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