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Drop Ike for Chen?

Postby NYG1119 » Wed Apr 11, 2012 6:59 pm

I have depth on my 1B eligible spots.

Cabrera is obviously my starter but I have Carlos Lee and Mike Napoli, who can be slotted in the 1B spot, since they are 1B eligible.

Ike Davis is 1/20 and really looks lost all of a sudden. I know he had that weird fever so is it worth dropping him to pick up Bruce Chen? I just feel like he's gonna be amazing but I don't know if I am pulling the plug too quick without giving Ike a chance to rebound.

What do you think? Other FA pitchers out there include solid guys like:
Nolasco, Buehrle, Bedard, Volquez, Arrietta, Lowe, Holland, Westbrook, J.Sanchez, Norris, Vargas, Cahill, Porcello

Would this be a bad move?
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Re: Drop Ike for Chen?

Postby smoovethug » Wed Apr 11, 2012 7:27 pm

Stay put. And I would advise for going elsewhere like Holland, Volquez, Norris, Nolasco, before I even think about Chen.
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Re: Drop Ike for Chen?

Postby HOOTIE » Wed Apr 11, 2012 7:32 pm

Who are your SP?

Holland and Norris should be picked up.
I would drop C Lee before Davis myself.
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Re: Drop Ike for Chen?

Postby NYG1119 » Wed Apr 11, 2012 8:11 pm

I have a "good" rotation

Lincecum
Shields
Beckett
Marcum
C. Lewis
Worley

I just think I can add another guy so I can keep someone else from hitting a waiver wire goldmine. My hitters are so good that I think I can afford it, but I was expecting huge things from Ike...idk what's going on but I don't want to make a decision with the small sample size.
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Re: Drop Ike for Chen?

Postby k.k. » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:15 pm

It's way too early to drop Ike, IMHO. Especially for someone like Chen. Stay the course. Ike will turn it around.
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Re: Drop Ike for Chen?

Postby MaudDib » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:16 pm

HOOTIE wrote:Who are your SP?

Holland and Norris should be picked up.
I would drop C Lee before Davis myself.

I agree with this. Chen is one of the last guys I would pick up. I also like Cahill but would probably pickup Holland first.
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Re: Drop Ike for Chen?

Postby baegames » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:49 pm

Stay with Ike. I would actually go Bedard first and then Holland. I feel like Pittsburgh is going to be improved, and, though he may not stay healthy, Bedard pitches well when he pitches.
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Re: Drop Ike for Chen?

Postby NYG1119 » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:58 pm

Thanks for the advice guys, I thought it was too early too...I just never had the luck in fantasy before and it's already starting here with Lincecum...damn what's wrong with him??? So hopefully this isn't a trend cause Beckett was bad in his first start too...at least Colby Lewis turned out well
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Re: Drop Ike for Chen?

Postby HOOTIE » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:34 pm

Holland will have a better year then Worley, Lewis, and Marcum.
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Re: Drop Ike for Chen?

Postby Element » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:44 pm

MaudDib wrote:
HOOTIE wrote:Who are your SP?

Holland and Norris should be picked up.
I would drop C Lee before Davis myself.

I agree with this. Chen is one of the last guys I would pick up. I also like Cahill but would probably pickup Holland first.


Definitely go with Holland first.
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