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Pineda vs the field

Postby troutfan87 » Tue Aug 07, 2012 5:31 pm

I am holding onto Michael Pineda in my 12 team no limit keeper league. However, would I do better to drop Pineda and pick up one of these options instead?

Taijuan Walker
Zach Wheeler
Danny Hultzen
Matt Harvery
Jake Odorizzi

My current pitching staff looks like this:
Daniel Hudson
Michael Pineda
Tommy Hanson
Matt Moore
Dylan Bundy
Doug Fister
Dan Haren
Keeper League/Points:
C-Jesus Montero
1B-Fielder/Rizzo
2B-Pedroia/Ackley
3B-Lawrie/Moustakas
SS-As Cabrera
OF-Trout/Myers/Marte/Taveras/Revere/Morse/Prado
SP-Moore/Bundy/Dan Hudson/Pineda/Hanson/Haren/Fister
RP-Jansen/Wilhelmson
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Re: Pineda vs the field

Postby PlayingWithFire » Tue Aug 07, 2012 10:16 pm

Taijuan Walker is the only one I'd consider. And I'd be leaning towards doing the swap. Pineda coming back healthy is not a sure thing and Taijuan is basically were Pineda was 2 years ago, minus all the whispering about possible injury concerns.

The rest of the prospects listed are generally not considered to have ace upside.

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Re: Pineda vs the field

Postby Havok1517 » Sun Aug 12, 2012 2:35 am

I like Walker, Wheeler, and Harvey better than Pineda at this point.
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Re: Pineda vs the field

Postby jeffmerk » Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:51 pm

It doesn't look like Pineda will be ready to start the 2013 season. I'd consider Walker if you're patient and Hultzen if you're not.
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Re: Pineda vs the field

Postby HOOTIE » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:55 am

Harvey and Walker for sure
Drop Pineda, and Fister
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Re: Pineda vs the field

Postby MaudDib » Tue Dec 11, 2012 3:53 pm

Love me some Walker. I think I would make the move. Odds are pretty good that Pineda will be available in the later rounds of all but the deepest leagues.
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Re: Pineda vs the field

Postby VitoNY » Sat Jan 19, 2013 8:15 pm

I like any of those options, sans Ordorizzi. I think all will see considerable ML innings this year and next and Pineda is unlikely to come back until after the ASB and even then there is no guarantee that he wont be sent to the minors for the rest of this year. I also agree that I would drop Fister and most likely Haren to secure Walker, Harvey and Wheeler, Hultzen would be fourth on my list. Haren has had back problems recently and the Nats have options in the minors should he falter. I think the upside of Harvey/Wheeler is greater than any return you may get on Haren for the first half of the season before both of them are pitching in the majors.
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Re: Pineda vs the field

Postby BigLebowski » Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:40 am

HOOTIE wrote:Harvey and Walker for sure
Drop Pineda, and Fister


What he said.
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Re: Pineda vs the field

Postby lane_anasazi2 » Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:48 pm

Havok1517 wrote:I like Walker, Wheeler, and Harvey better than Pineda at this point.


Sounds right to me. Either of those 3 could headline a rotation and there's no guarantee Pineda comes back as his former self, plus he's still pitching in a launching pad.
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Re: Pineda vs the field

Postby PeoplezChoice » Wed Jan 30, 2013 2:15 am

Havok1517 wrote:I like Walker, Wheeler, and Harvey better than Pineda at this point.


Abso-freakin-lutely!!! Only my preference would be 1) Harvey, 2) Walker, 3) Wheeler
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