Get Rid Of Betancourt? - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2014 Fantasy Baseball Cafe
100% Deposit Bonus for Cafe Members!

Return to Draft, Trade, Keeper and Waivers Questions

Get Rid Of Betancourt?

Moderator: Baseball Moderators

Get Rid Of Betancourt?

Postby alex_bazeley » Sat Jun 02, 2012 9:08 pm

I love Rafael Betancourt. Coming into my draft he was one of my picks I was most excited about. The problem is he doesn't really get many save opportunities, being that he plays for the Rockies. He's a great closer, but you don't really see his name next to the "S" very often. Should I try and deal him now and see who I can get in return? If so, who would be a good guy to grab? Or should I just drop him and pick someone up like Tyler Clippard, Frank Francisco or Brian Fuentes? If I get Clippard, I can probably pick up Drew Storen when he's close to returning. My closers are Papelbon, Betancourt, and Bell.
alex_bazeley
Softball Supervisor
Softball Supervisor


Posts: 42
Joined: 2 May 2012
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: Get Rid Of Betancourt?

Postby baegames » Sat Jun 02, 2012 9:20 pm

He has 9 saves, which is pace for about 25-27. A normal closer gets 30-35 saves; he is not that far off the pace.

Calm down.

Help with mine:

viewtopic.php?t=448153
baegames
General Manager
General Manager

Response Team
Posts: 2206
(Past Year: 197)
Joined: 21 Apr 2010
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: Get Rid Of Betancourt?

Postby MaudDib » Sun Jun 03, 2012 10:09 am

STOP PANICKING. Betancourt is still a solid closer. Save chances are hard to predict and I am sure when it is all said and done that Betancourt will finish with 30+ saves. He isn't far off that pace and you shouldn't have expected more than 30-35 saves when you drafted him.
"In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move."- Douglas Adams

Image
MaudDib
Hall of Fame Hero
Hall of Fame Hero

User avatar
CafeholicResponse TeamCafe WriterCafe Ranker
Posts: 8016
(Past Year: 380)
Joined: 11 Mar 2007
Home Cafe: Baseball


Return to Draft, Trade, Keeper and Waivers Questions

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 10 guests

cron
Forums Articles & Tips Sleepers Rankings Leagues


Today's Games
Tuesday, Sep. 2
(All times are EST, weather icons show forecast for game time)

Cincinnati at Baltimore
(7:05 pm)
Detroit at Cleveland
(7:05 pm)
Boston at NY Yankees
(7:05 pm)
Philadelphia at Atlanta
(7:10 pm)
NY Mets at Miami
(7:10 pm)
indoors
Toronto at Tampa Bay
(7:10 pm)
indoors
Milwaukee at Chi Cubs
(8:05 pm)
Chi White Sox at Minnesota
(8:10 pm)
Texas at Kansas City
(8:10 pm)
LA Angels at Houston
(8:10 pm)
Pittsburgh at St. Louis
(8:15 pm)
San Francisco at Colorado
(8:40 pm)
Seattle at Oakland
(10:05 pm)
Washington at LA Dodgers
(10:10 pm)
Arizona at San Diego
(10:10 pm)

  • Fantasy Baseball
  • Article Submissions
  • Privacy Statement
  • Site Survey 
  • Contact