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What move do I make?

Postby Brizee8 » Thu May 02, 2013 7:05 pm

First off, thanks to everyone who helped me with a previous trade. It's paying huge dividends.

This is a standard 10 team ESPN roto league.

I'm back with a smaller dilemma. I'm trying to decide if I should drop Jeremy Hellickson or keep him rostered. If I drop him, it will be to stream a reliever or hitter, or occasional starter with good matchups.

I'll prefice this by saying that Nava was a short term free agent addition since I had Zimmerman and Stanton on the DL. Zimmerman comes off tomorrow, so I'm planning to move Cuddyer to the outfield and drop Nava for a reliever. Stanton will return in June.

Is Hellickson worth keeping on the roster? Or should I drop him and stream another hitter and/or pitcher? My worst categories at the moment are ERA and WHIP.

Here's my roster

C: Salvador Perez
1B: Ryan Howard
2B: Chase Utley
3B: Ryan Zimmerman
SS: Jean Segura
MI: Jose Altuve
CI: Manny Machado
OF: Matt Kemp
OF: Jose Bautista
OF: Dexter Fowler
OF: Josh Reddick
OF: Michael Cuddyer
UTIL: Everth Cabrera
BE: JJ Hardy
BE: Daniel Nava
DL: Giancarlo Stanton

P: Cole Hamels
P: Yu Darvish
P: Max Scherzer
P: Yovani Gallardo
P: Hyun-Jin Hyu
P: Jeremy Hellickson
P: Jonathan Papelbon
P: Chris Perez
P: Brandon League
P: Jim Henderson

The notable relievers available are:

Kevin Gregg
Kyuji Fujikawa
Vinnie Pestano
David Robertson
Koji Uehara
Heath Bell

Notable hitters available are:

Josh Rutledge
Norichika Aoki
JP Arencibia
Pedro Alvarez
Garrett Jones
Evan Gattis
Adam Dunn
Denard Span
Lucas Duda

Should I risk dropping Hellickson? Or is he worth holding onto?
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Re: What move do I make?

Postby harmon.rocky82 » Thu May 02, 2013 7:08 pm

drop reddick
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Re: What move do I make?

Postby Brizee8 » Thu May 02, 2013 7:59 pm

Do you think Reddick will come around? Is Nava better long term?
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Re: What move do I make?

Postby plamb23 » Thu May 02, 2013 11:23 pm

I like Aoki and Fujikawa

Dropping Helly is doable, Reddick is struggling--picking up Aoki will cover him

Nava is playing good, I'd ride that train a bit
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Re: What move do I make?

Postby tgo0 » Thu May 02, 2013 11:25 pm

I'd drop him.

I actually like Hellickson but I like him a lot more in H2H than in Roto, he'll be .500 pitcher with not a lot of K's (although this year he has had a couple nice games). Don't know if you have an innings cap but if you do then I like dropping him even more, he'll be eating innings with a minimal reward for a 10 team league.

I would just stream SP's by matchup (as you've said) or pick up Arenciba (or Gregg if you want a pitcher off that list)

Not the question you asked but I would also look at dropping Hardy for Rutledge
12-team 5x5 H2H w/4 keepers

C:Molina
1B: Howard
2B: Altuve
3B: Freese
SS: Castro
OF:Braun,Kemp,A Jackson
Util:C Davis
Bench:Victorino,Gardner,Rutledge

SP:Strasburg,Melden,Milone,Cobb,Ryu,J Fernandez,Kendrick,Westbrook
RP:Rivera, Perez
DL:Cueto,Harrison
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