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Drop Machado to activate Bautista? WHIR

Postby jruffus1 » Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:13 am

I am in a 12-team H2H Keeper (4 keepers for their retrospective picks) and have Bautista coming off the DL today. Should I drop Machado?

Roster:

C - S Perez
1st - Dunn
2nd - Altuve
3rd - C Jones
SS - Andrus
OF - Granderson
OF - Pence
OF - Trout
Util - Willingham

Bench: Bautista (DL), Melky (can be kept for 21st round pick), Machado

SPs:

Cain
Morrow (DL)
E Jackson
Kershaw
Harvey
Holland
J Garcia

RPs:

Affeldt
Axford
Wilton Lopez
D Hernandez
Cishek
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Re: Drop Machado to activate Bautista? WHIR

Postby NikkiSixx » Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:17 am

Is Hernandez really that vital? I would keep Machado in case he breaks out or Chipper fades away. If you had someone a little more realiable than Chipper Jones I would say yes part ways with Machado. Seeing that you dont, I would just cut ties with Hernandez... Especially with the way Putz has been pitching.
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Re: Drop Machado to activate Bautista? WHIR

Postby jruffus1 » Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:28 am

HOLDS count in this league, and with Morrow coming off the DL Saturday, Im going to have to drop someone else too! I forgot to mention that I also have Melky Cabrera on my bench, but see him as a very attractive keeper (even with the PED scandal) because he can be kept for a 21st round pick.
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Re: Drop Machado to activate Bautista? WHIR

Postby crash525 » Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:02 am

I'd be tempted to say Chipper should get the drop. Headed into the playoffs, do you really want to a guy that could sit 2-3 games in a row at the drop of a hat? I'd wait to make sure Bautista is ok, though. Give him a game or two, and see if he has any trouble swinging. I know he's had a rehab stint, but I still like to see it for myself.

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Re: Drop Machado to activate Bautista? WHIR

Postby jruffus1 » Fri Aug 24, 2012 2:46 pm

The team struggles with AVG during most weeks, so that's why Chipper has been so valuable. I already have 4 keepers for next season, so it's not like I'd be keeping Machado anyway.
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Re: Drop Machado to activate Bautista? WHIR

Postby crash525 » Fri Aug 24, 2012 4:11 pm

True...if you're not set on the idea of keeping Machado, then you could certainly drop him.
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Re: Drop Machado to activate Bautista? WHIR

Postby jruffus1 » Fri Aug 24, 2012 5:13 pm

thanks for the input!
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