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Bench spot pick?

Postby SecretAgentMan » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:30 am

5x5 roto, 10 team keeper (keep 7), 14/9 lineups (2c). We have a 7 deep bench and it is major garbage time. Who would you pick for a bench slot to augment this team?


Available:
C: Grandal, Ruiz, Satalamacchia, Martin, W. Ramos
1b: Cuddyer, G. Jones
2b: Kendrick, Ackley
SS: Alexei Ramirez, Everth Cabrera, S. Drew, Cozart
3b: Moustakas, Youkilis
OF: De Aza, Kubel, Cuddyer, Ludwick, Soriano, C. Young
SP: Cahill, Parker, J. Santana, Harrison, Buchholz, Lohse, Jamie Garcia
CL: Veras, Francisco (if you can call them closers)


Current Squad:
C1: Y. Molina
C2: AJ Pierzynski
1b: M. Teixeira
2b: R. Weeks
SS: As. Cabrera
3b: Beltre
CI: Aramis Ramirez
MI: Jeter
OF: Hamilton
OF: Bourn
OF: Reddick
OF: Hart
OF: Swisher
Util: D. Ortiz

SP: Kershaw, Weaver, Halladay, Latos, Garza, Niese
CL: Motte, M. Rivera, Casey Janssen

Bench1-7: Crisp,
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Re: Bench spot pick?

Postby plamb23 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:47 am

I like a few of these choices. Garrett Jones and De Aza are my first choices but could see choosing Cabrera for extra steals; I also think S Drew is going to be good in Bos.

I think you need another OF here because of Hart; or Kendrick because who knows what Weeks will do
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Re: Bench spot pick?

Postby ayebatter » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:14 am

You could use some speed and some back up for Weeks.
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Re: Bench spot pick?

Postby SecretAgentMan » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:37 am

Yeah Weeks is risky. But all teams have filled their 2b, SS and MI slots so I doubt there is a burning desire to chase after the likes of Kendrick or Ackley with 6 rounds to go. I could be wrong though. And it is not like a scrub 2b can't be found on the wire usually. E. Cabrera is a one trick pony but only SS elig and not a bad option to back up Jeter though. I picked up Crisp for steals and to backup Hart for the first month or two. I figure there is more value in grabbing another OF bat or maybe a SP now based on the talent available.
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Re: Bench spot pick?

Postby HOOTIE » Sat Feb 23, 2013 4:04 am

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Re: Bench spot pick?

Postby fsbarren » Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:38 am

I like De Aza to beef up your OF or Kendrick b/c to cover Weeks (health or prolonged slump) or that MI spot in case Jeter isn't as healthy as we all hope. Both those spots could need a backup and Kendrick would over them.
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