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Heyward dropped, claim him? WHIR

Postby saemick » Tue Apr 10, 2012 1:48 pm

Now, I'm not a big believer in Jason Heyward this year, but to drop him after week 1....c'mon. Is he worth claiming? if so, who to drop:

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Re: Heyward dropped, claim him? WHIR

Postby RedHopeful » Tue Apr 10, 2012 1:50 pm

Yeah, it's worth gambling he breaks out some this season. I'd let Bourjos go. Not a fan of him batting at the bottom of the lineup nor his "likely needs surgery after the season" hip.
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Postby baegames » Tue Apr 10, 2012 2:03 pm

Melancon


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Postby Mortician » Tue Apr 10, 2012 2:17 pm

absolutely claim him.... id drop melancon
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Postby MaudDib » Tue Apr 10, 2012 2:54 pm

Mortician wrote:absolutely claim him.... id drop melancon

Agreed.
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Postby KaPluie » Tue Apr 10, 2012 3:15 pm

No real need to waste a bench slot on Harper either in a non-keeper.
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Postby Pogotheostrich » Tue Apr 10, 2012 3:16 pm

MaudDib wrote:
Mortician wrote:absolutely claim him.... id drop melancon

Agreed.

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Re: Heyward dropped, claim him? WHIR

Postby disasterisk » Tue Apr 10, 2012 3:35 pm

Yes worth claiming.

Is Melancon in line to get any save opportunities? If he isn't, I would just drop him. If he is, then I would package him with Hank Rod and trade with whoever owns Lidge/Storen or Aceves for a player in return.


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