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Last keeper out of 9: N Cruz or J Johnson? WHIR

Postby exm » Fri Feb 22, 2013 6:14 pm

We have a 20 player Yahoo H2H league, 2nd year. 9 Keepers from the 1st year. Here
are my keepers that I'm keeping for sure:
Jose Bautista
Adrian Beltre
Albert Pujols
Ben Zobrist
Asdrubal Cabrera
R.A. Dickey
Matt Harvey
Tim Lincecum

That's 8. I need 1 more:
Nelson Cruz
Josh Johnson

I can also keep a closer, but I have a hard time justifying keeping a closer:
Chris Perez
Fernando Rodney

This league has 20 managers, and a ton of roster positions, so the FA pool is always really shallow and it's hard to find enough qualified batters to fill my roster. I am already keeping 3 pitchers (1 ace, 1 future ace and 1 potential rebound ace), so I'm really leaning towards Nelson Cruz, especially since JJ had a good year last year, but not great and he will be playing in the AL East. However, the PED rumors of N Cruz don't help. I see both equally as an injury risk. Who would you keep? WHIR

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Roster Positions: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, IF, OF, OF, OF, OF, Util, SP, SP, SP, SP, RP, RP, RP, P, P, P, P, BN, BN, BN, BN, BN, BN, DL, DL, DL, DL
Batters: R,2B,3B,XBH,HR,RBI,SB,AVG,OBP,SLG
Pitchers:IP,W,SV,K,HLD,ERA,WHIP,K/BB,K/9,QS
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Re: Last keeper out of 9: N Cruz or J Johnson? WHIR

Postby allen730877 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:26 pm

I would keep Rodney.
Cruz and Johnson are easily replaceable.
If you are dead set on not taking a closer then take Johnson but I agree with you on Johnson moving to the AL east so he will face tougher batters.



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Re: Last keeper out of 9: N Cruz or J Johnson? WHIR

Postby MadDog36 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:28 pm

If you don't want to keep a closer I guess I'd go wtih Cruz.
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Re: Last keeper out of 9: N Cruz or J Johnson? WHIR

Postby allen730877 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:28 pm

MadDog36 wrote:If you don't want to keep a closer I guess I'd go wtih Cruz.

;] Keep the closer... ;]]]
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