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Ditch Homer Bailey for RP or bat? (WHIR)

Postby nyr199435 » Wed Aug 08, 2012 3:56 pm

Batters:
1B: 1 point
2B: 2
3B: 3
HR: 4
RBI: 1
SB: 2
CS: -2
BB: 1
IBB: 1
K: -1
GDIP: -4
CYC: 4
SLAM: 5

Pitchers:
IP: 1
W: 7
L: -7
CG: 4.5
SHO: 9
SV: 7
ER: -1
BB: -1
IBB: -1
K: 0.5
HLD: 4
NH: 18
PG: 27
QS: 3.5
BSV: -7

Not a life-changing decision, but I'm wondering if, with Cook's recent struggles, if I should drop Homer Bailey to get a little insurance at RP. The problem is that we can only start 3, so it doesn't make sense to carry 4 when I could be getting a SP's points instead. What do you think?

I was also considering dropping Bailey for one of the following bats:
-Justin Morneau
-Ben Revere
-Corey Hart
-Carl Crawford
-Hunter Pence (on waivers, clears tomorrow...have 10th claim)
-Jason Kubel (on waivers, clears tomorrow)

Crawford, Pence, and Kubel are all attractive due to Harper's recent struggles. If you think I should put in a claim on Pence or Kubel, let me know WHICH YOU WOULD PREFER, so I can set up a waiver priority in case I miss out on one.

Thanks, and leave a link!!

Team/league info here:

12 teams
H2H Points
1 year

C: Buster Posey
1B: Mark Teixeira
2B: Robinson Cano
3B: David Wright
SS: Starlin Castro
OF: Mike Trout
OF: Nelson Cruz
OF: Yoenis Cespedes
Util: Ryan Zimmerman
BN: Bryce Harper, Carlos Santana, Josh Rutledge

SP: Justin Verlander, Matt Moore, Adam Wainwright, Tim Lincecum, Josh Johnson, Phil Hughes, Michael Fiers, Homer Bailey, Mike Minor, Daniel Straily
RP: Greg Holland, Addison Reed, Ryan Cook
DL: Andrew Cashner, Johan Santana
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Re: Ditch Homer Bailey for RP or bat? (WHIR)

Postby mayor quimby » Wed Aug 08, 2012 4:00 pm

I think I'd pick up Crawford. He's been red hot lately, and other than trout you don't really have any speedsters.

A close second to Crawford would be Kubel, but Crawford can only go up from what he's been doing, Kubel can only go down.
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Re: Ditch Homer Bailey for RP or bat? (WHIR)

Postby nyr199435 » Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:52 pm

Well since it's H2H points, speed doesn't really matter unless he steals enough bases to be worth more than someone who makes solid contact. But he's been tearing it up lately. I guess I'll let someone else take the bait on Pence/Kubel, and roll the dice on Crawford myself.
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Re: Ditch Homer Bailey for RP or bat? (WHIR)

Postby footballisbetter.com » Wed Aug 08, 2012 8:01 pm

I think I like Kubel the most. But Kubel has been scuffling a little lately and got the day off today (and maybe tomorrow). It seems like there are plenty of good options on the WW so might just go with the hottest hand approach (that would be Crawford now).

What closers are on the WW?

see mine? viewtopic.php?f=26&t=451532&p=3553376#p3553376
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Re: Ditch Homer Bailey for RP or bat? (WHIR)

Postby nyr199435 » Wed Aug 08, 2012 8:11 pm

footballisbetter.com wrote:I think I like Kubel the most. But Kubel has been scuffling a little lately and got the day off today (and maybe tomorrow). It seems like there are plenty of good options on the WW so might just go with the hottest hand approach (that would be Crawford now).

What closers are on the WW?

see mine? viewtopic.php?f=26&t=451532&p=3553376#p3553376


Ah sorry. Completely forgot to include that:
Cishek
Affeldt
Balfour (if Cook loses his job, which he very well may)
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Re: Ditch Homer Bailey for RP or bat? (WHIR)

Postby footballisbetter.com » Wed Aug 08, 2012 8:21 pm

It looks like Chisek just lost his job too. Affeldt could take the job and run with it in SF. But tough to make a move yet.
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