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Postby RJCAL » Tue Jul 24, 2012 1:53 am

H2H League play, Entering this week I am onl y .5 games out.
Below is my roster

C Carlos Santana (Cle - C,1B)
1B Ryan Howard (Phi - 1B)
2B Allen Craig (StL - 1B,2B,OF)
3B Mark Trumbo (LAA - 1B,3B,OF)
SS Derek Jeter (NYY - SS)
OF Michael Morse (Was - 1B,OF)
OF Mike Trout (LAA - OF)
OF Jacoby Ellsbury (Bos - OF)
OF Michael Bourn (Atl - OF)
Util Curtis Granderson (NYY - OF)
Util Carlos Beltran (StL - OF)
SP R.A. Dickey (NYM - SP)
SP Matt Harrison (Tex - SP)
SP Stephen Strasburg (Was - SP)
RP Craig Kimbrel (Atl - RP)
RP Jonathan Papelbon (Phi - RP)
RP --empty--
P Max Scherzer (Det - SP)
P Ian Kennedy (Ari - SP)
P Roy Halladay (Phi - SP)
BN Bryce Harper (Was - OF)
BN Jose Altuve (Hou - 2B)
BN Ryan Doumit (Min - C,OF)
BN Jed Lowrie (Hou - 3B,SS) DL - Letting go of him on waivers tomorrow
DL Jose Bautista (Tor - 3B,OF) DL
BN Wade Miley (Ari - SP)
BN David Price (TB - SP)
DL Brandon Morrow (Tor - SP) DL

Thinking about picking up either Danny Espinosa (hot right now with 2b # SS eligibile) or Scott Rutledge (Flying under the radar screen right now.
Pitchers Available: Doubrat, Parker, E. Vasquez, Milone, Lincoln, and F Cordero (Houston's new closer

I think I have a ton of offense. If you were thinking of packaging some of my stud hitters and possibly throw in maybe a halladay. Who would they be the offensive players or what stud pitchers do I go for?
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Re: Waiver Pick Ups or Package Deal?

Postby MadDog36 » Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:32 pm

Dump Jed Lowrie for Cordero since you need a 3rd RP.
If you want a SP easily Jarrod Parker.
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Re: Waiver Pick Ups or Package Deal?

Postby Element » Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:45 pm

Lowrie for Parker would be my move too. With this being H2H and with you owning Strasburg you're going to be pretty PO'd if they shut him down for your playoffs. You need to prepare for that. I would look into moving Harper/Altuve for a SP. If you had to throw in a starter to sweeten it up I would go with Kennedy before Halladay. I don't own him, but I would stick it out to the bitter end with a stud like him.
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