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Re: 5/10-5/12 Cheering, Venting, & My Almost 30 Soapbox

Postby Element » Sun May 12, 2013 9:11 pm

bigh0rt wrote:I'm going to lose this week because the Mets couldn't score a single run for Matt Harvey on Tuesday... :-[


A real ace would've pitched the opposing team into negative runs for the win.
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5/10-5/12 Cheering, Venting, & My Almost 30 Soapbox

Postby lastingsgriller » Sun May 12, 2013 10:39 pm

NikkiSixx wrote:
lastingsgriller wrote:Just remembered what Mother's Day means... Remember to get David Ortiz in your lineup because he always crushes with that pink bat.

He's not starting today lol.

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Re: 5/10-5/12 Cheering, Venting, & My Almost 30 Soapbox

Postby rjforlife » Mon May 13, 2013 12:44 am

No love for Sale? He was amazing today. Quite a few masterful pitching performances this year, and this was not short of any of them.
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Re: 5/10-5/12 Cheering, Venting, & My Almost 30 Soapbox

Postby bayside » Mon May 13, 2013 1:14 am

BJSFAN123 wrote:
kimchi_chigae wrote:Roster?


C - Rosario
1B - Berkman/Morneau platoon
2B - Kinsler
3B - Longoria
SS - Zobrist
OF - Trout
OF - Bruce
OF - Gordon
Util - Gardner
Bench - Dee Gordon
DL - Heyward

SP - Hamels
SP - Shields
SP - Sabathia
SP - S. Miller
SP - CJ Wilson
SP - Liriano
RP - Perkins
RP - Perez
RP - Bell
Burton
DL - Putz

Heyward will be back this week so he will be inserted back in the lineup once he shows he can hit, then I'll likely look to trade an outfielder. I kind of need Gardner in there right now for steals. I might see if I can deal Wilson + outfielder for a better starter. I was able to get Heyward in the 8th round since we turned it into a keeper league last season. My only regret right now is picking Trout over Braun, I got nervous about the steroid stuff which was really stupid of me, but Trout has been pretty good anyways. I was platooning Morneau/Moss before but then the Berkman owner dropped him to activate Freeman, so I used my waiver on him.

Not hating, but this shows just how wonky this season has been so far. That team looks no better than average to slightly above average in a 12 team league.

Just for contrast I have this team that I built in a 12 team keeper league that I think is a lot lot better on paper:
(OBP and SV+HOLDS)
Batters
C: Carlos Ruiz
1B: Joey Votto
2B: Jason Kipnis
3B: Miguel Cabrera
SS: Martin Prado
OF: Justin Upton, Bryce Harper, Jacoby Ellsbury, Allen Craig
Util: Brett Lawrie
BN: Everth Cabrera
DL: Mark Teixeira
NA: Mike Zunino

Pitchers
SP: Alex Cobb, Matt Cain, Matt Harvey
RP: Ernesto Frieri (RP), Junichi Tazawa (RP)
P: David Robertson (RP), Greg Holland (RP), Sean Marshall (RP)
BN: Jeff Samardzija (, Jon Lester, Yovani Gallardo, Jose Fernandez , Homer Bailey, Clayton Kershaw
DL: Matt Garza
NA: Dylan Bundy

yet this team is only .500 and sitting in 6th place. Looking at the roster I'd think I would have a .700+ winning %
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