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Bye Bye Rickie Weeks.....Drop This Loser... Who to Grab?

Postby etl1692 » Mon Jun 04, 2012 4:16 pm

So I feel like I have waited forever on Rickie Weeks, and I'm honestly about fed up! I have Aviles in his spot which I like, but kinda like Aviles's versatility better than keeping him snug in at 2B. Anyways here are my options........ (My hitting is pretty solid and I usually like to only have about 1 batter on my bench and stack the pitching.

FA's: Jarrod Parker (SP) ; Kyle Kendrick (SP) ; Joe Blanton (SP) ; Scott Diamond (SP) ; Ross Detwiler (SP) ; Kevin Milwood (SP) ; Brian Matsuz (SP) ;
Danny Espinosa (2B) ; Gordon Beckham (2B) ; Robert Adino (2B,SS,3B) ; Marco Scutaro (2B,SS) ; Sean Rodriguez (2B,3B,SS) ;

Note: None of the 2B players listed above would start over Aviles, or any of my UTIL players IMO..... So stick with the pitching aspect? It will open up a "streaming" spot for me. Is it really worth it? Another thing is my league has seemed to swallow up even all the sh_tty pitchers, so streaming won't be as often, and as effective.

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Batting:
C: A.J. Pierzynski
1B: Joey Votto *
2B: Mike Aviles (3B,2B,SS)
3B: Kevin Youkilis
SS: Asdrubal Cabrera
OF: Matt Kemp* ; Desmond Jennings ; Justin Upton*
Util: Mike Trout
Util: Alejandro De Aza
BN: Nick Swisher
BN: Rickie Weeks
DL: Evan Longoria


Pitching:
P: C.C. Sabathia*; P: Mat Latos ; P: Josh Beckett ; P: Ryan Dempster ; P: Shaun Marcum ; P: Max Scherzer ; P: Jonathon Niese ; P: Drew Smyly ; P: Andy Pettitte ; RP: Fernando Rodney ; RP: Chris Sale(SP)

League: 12 teams, H2H, Points System
Batting: R=1 H=1 2B=2 3B=3 HR=4 RBI=2 SB=2 CS=-1 BB=1 IBB=1 HBP=1 K=-1 GIDP=-1 TB=1
Pitching: IP=1 W=10 L=-5 CG=10 SHO=10 SV=5 ER=-1 BB=-1 HBP=-1 K=-1 WP=-1 BLK=-1 Pick=2 NH=20 PG=25
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Re: Bye Bye Rickie Weeks.....Drop This Loser... Who to Grab?

Postby reggiekush » Mon Jun 04, 2012 4:40 pm

Grab Kendrick.. He rebounded in May and should continue to be a 3 ERA pitcher.. and if the phillies ever figure their offense out he will get some wins.
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Re: Bye Bye Rickie Weeks.....Drop This Loser... Who to Grab?

Postby lyons595 » Mon Jun 04, 2012 4:59 pm

I like Matusz over Kendrick. As a rule, I really like streaming SP...it works so well and you can always find good SP options daily. If anything pick up a guy (batter or pitcher) you can trade for a RP...you need some quality IP to keep the ERA, WHIP, and SV looking good!

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Re: Bye Bye Rickie Weeks.....Drop This Loser... Who to Grab?

Postby dannahann » Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:03 pm

I drafted Weeks too and I feel your pain. I really REALLY need him to wake up now too as I traded away Pedroia yesterday and have only Everth Cabrera behind Weeks at 2B. That said, there is no way any of those FA would've convinced to cut Weeks. Crappy as he's been he's still a better bet than the 2B you list. Oh how I wish Beckham, Scutaro, or Sean Rod were available to me to cut Everth for. Honestly, now that you cut Weeks I'd roll with Beckham. He's likely to outproduce Aviles from here on out.
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