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Add Chris Sale and drop McCarthy or Marcum?

Postby maj0819 » Tue Mar 27, 2012 10:01 pm

I have Brandon McCarthy and Shawn Marcum. Would you drop one of these for Chris Sale? Hearing a lot of good things about him this year. Here are my pitching categories.

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Re: Add Chris Sale and drop McCarthy or Marcum?

Postby HOOTIE » Tue Mar 27, 2012 10:04 pm

i wouldn't drop either, especially McCarthy.
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Re: Add Chris Sale and drop McCarthy or Marcum?

Postby jackie hayes » Tue Mar 27, 2012 10:32 pm

I'd probably hold tight. Though if Marcum gets dl'd (looks unlikely), Sale is a good add.

Also, Sale may well be shut down early, so his value takes a hit in h2h (vs roto).
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Re: Add Chris Sale and drop McCarthy or Marcum?

Postby soupy56 » Tue Mar 27, 2012 10:33 pm

I like McCarthy a lot. Marcum ain't too bad himself. But I'd definitely try to fit Sale into your team somehow. Kid's real deal.
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Re: Add Chris Sale and drop McCarthy or Marcum?

Postby mikekim2121 » Wed Mar 28, 2012 2:07 am

jackie hayes wrote:I'd probably hold tight. Though if Marcum gets dl'd (looks unlikely), Sale is a good add.


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Re: Add Chris Sale and drop McCarthy or Marcum?

Postby smoovethug » Wed Mar 28, 2012 3:22 am

Add Sale. Drop McCarthy.
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Re: Add Chris Sale and drop McCarthy or Marcum?

Postby HOOTIE » Wed Mar 28, 2012 9:45 am

smoovethug wrote:Add Sale. Drop McCarthy.


Why you down on McCarthy?
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Re: Add Chris Sale and drop McCarthy or Marcum?

Postby mpieco » Wed Mar 28, 2012 10:09 am

Drop McCarthy? I hope the original poster has enough sense to listen to the 5 or 6 other people who said to not drop McCarthy.

Did anyone see him today in Japan? He pitched well (not as well as he even could, but still....7 innings, 1 run?). I have a lot of shares in McCarthy this year...7 rosters out of 10. I'm expecting good things.

And Marcum is solid, but yes, injury-prone. Definitely keep an eye on Sale. In a 10-team league I don't think he's even worth rostering, but certainly worth watching for now.
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Re: Add Chris Sale and drop McCarthy or Marcum?

Postby jackie hayes » Wed Mar 28, 2012 3:50 pm

Well, I like BMac, but he's injury-prone, as well. Sale should have a great k rate, as well. Like I said, I'd probably hold onto McCarthy in most formats, but they are close.
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Re: Add Chris Sale and drop McCarthy or Marcum?

Postby joeyg2323 » Wed Mar 28, 2012 4:06 pm

smoovethug wrote:Add Sale. Drop McCarthy.



you obv didnt watch him pitch today. he did pretty damn well! i wouldnt drop either but Sale i do expect big things from...are there any other players that could be dropped?

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