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Time to drop Ubaldo for another option?! WHIR

Postby wingman3110 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 9:56 am

Well thats 4 outings now for Ubaldo and his past 3 he has just looked like dog poop. Do I ride him out for a couple more starts or do I start to look elsewhere?

Here's my options available to pick up:
Jason Hammel
Chad Billingsley
Tommy Milone
Edinson Volquez
Ivan Nova

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Re: Time to drop Ubaldo for another option?! WHIR

Postby pcm4 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 10:30 am

wingman3110 wrote:Well thats 4 outings now for Ubaldo and his past 3 he has just looked like dog poop. Do I ride him out for a couple more starts or do I start to look elsewhere?

Here's my options available to pick up:
Jason Hammel
Chad Billingsley
Tommy Milone
Edinson Volquez
Ivan Nova

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I dropped Ubaldo before this last start and am feeling pretty good about it although my league is a bit shallower so I had some better options on the WW. That being said I think Ubaldo is done. His velocity is down and he isn't missing bats (his swinging strike rate is well below average) and while I haven't seen any of his starts live I have read that his mechanics are all over the place.

I'm not a fan of Hammel because of the home park, but I think worst case scenario Billingsley and Volquez are going to put up similar ratios to Ubaldo, but with more upside and more Ks. Nova probably has the most upside because of his age and will get you a lot of W's with the Yankee offense behind him. Milone might be worth riding until the league figures him out. I would probably take any 4 of those guys over Ubaldo in this order: Nova, Milone, Billingsley, Volquez, but since I'm not a believer in Ubaldo any 4 of those guys would be an upgrade imo.
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Re: Time to drop Ubaldo for another option?! WHIR

Postby ahcryky » Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:18 am

Out of that group, I would go with Nova....... The guy just wins! The rest of the bunch I think can be all grouped with Ubaldo.

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Re: Time to drop Ubaldo for another option?! WHIR

Postby wingman3110 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 1:20 pm

Yeah I've watched 3 out of his 4 starts and he just doesn't look the same Ubaldo from 2010 :-t
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Re: Time to drop Ubaldo for another option?! WHIR

Postby clarkw267 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 1:25 pm

None of those options are too inspiring, so I would hold onto Ubaldo. He still carries too much name value to drop outright IMO . You could probably get someone to "buy low" on him and get a better option than what's on the WW.

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Re: Time to drop Ubaldo for another option?! WHIR

Postby joeyg2323 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 1:44 pm

shop him around a little bit sif you can get something for him, someone should bite at him but if that doesnt work Nova or Billingsly are two guys i would keep an eye one.




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