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Postby crip » Tue Jun 08, 2004 12:42 pm

I traded Carlos Beltran for JAvier Vazquez :-t
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Postby kaz » Tue Jun 08, 2004 12:45 pm

Traded Helton for Sexson/Dotel/Kaz :-t

Sexson's done, so I traded Helton for Dotel and Kaz
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Postby jbones733 » Tue Jun 08, 2004 12:51 pm

not picking up Vic Martinez, & letting my rival pick him up, thinking A Rhodes could be my # 1 closer.

only 2 mistakes so far, Im in 1st place :-D
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Postby Dice » Tue Jun 08, 2004 12:58 pm

My entire starting pitching staff in my roto league is a disaster.

Keeper: Mike Mussina (one of three keepers), bad start.
5th Round: Randy Wolf, now on DL
7th Round: Joel Pineiro, crappy
12th Round: Adam Eaton, 2 wins
15th Round: Edwin Jackson, didn't make team
19th Round: Jon Lieber, 5+ ERA
20th Round: Tony Armas, DL'd for most of year
21st Round: Gil Meche, pitched self into minors
23rd Round: Kurt Ainsworth, crappy
24th Round: Brandon Claussen, pitched self into minors

Traded for John Thomson, (4.61 ERA for me), Bartolo Colon (7.58 ERA) and Pedro Martnez (12.60 ERA). The only thing saving me is a good bullpen, and Washburn and Woody Williams off the wire.
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Postby DarkShadow » Tue Jun 08, 2004 1:04 pm

Missing the beginning of the draft and ending up with first pick Gary Sheffield.

Thinking Desi Relaford would provide some speed at 2B.

Not trading Glaus earlier on when I had the chance.

Not picking up Mora even though I've done it for the last three years and been the only one to believe he could be a good player out of my league.

Now for my starter mistakes: Starting Paul Hentgen 4 times, Lohse 3 times, picking up Leskanic, Picking up Terry Adams, starting R. Dickey one time, starting John Lackey 2 times, picking Arroyo up for his 2 "best games," missing Lieber's good starts and getting his first 2 bad ones, not starting Mussina for his last start.
Help with my team please:
http://www.fantasybaseballcafe.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=62259
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Postby BronsonPinchot » Tue Jun 08, 2004 1:07 pm

Drafting Johan Santana.
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Postby Melo255 » Tue Jun 08, 2004 1:19 pm

Actually I have had exceptional luck so far this year but a few of my mistakes are drafting Eaton, Santana, Pineiro and Lieberthal(though I picked up Vic 2 weeks into the season). Not trading Marcus Giles when I had a pretty good offer sent to me a week before he got hurt. Same with Sexson. Same with Wolf.
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Postby Ender » Tue Jun 08, 2004 1:26 pm

Not picking up Griffey when he was dropped by somone. I too did not believe he'd stay healthy, last week I faced him and his hot week cost me a few categories.

Trading for Podsednik, not that I dont' think he'll turn it around, but my team is very slow and I'm not winning SB even with him. I recently made a few trades that upped my speed some, but not sure it was enough.
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Postby CubsFan7724 » Tue Jun 08, 2004 1:42 pm

believing in borowski and mantei, ouch! Ive managed to be 2nd in saves because I had Mesa, Looper, and Herges (traded him), but Borowski and Mantei were UGLY!
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Postby bonecrusher17 » Tue Jun 08, 2004 1:44 pm

Let's see here....

Protecting Jeter, then traded him for a draft pick at his lowest point.
Traded away Oswalt for Brett Boone before the season started.
Protected RJ, Schilling, and Mulder (that was the good part) and rounded out the staff by drafting Ponson, Myers, and Edwin Jackson (ahead of Peavy).
Drafted Ryan Wagner while Graves was still available.
Took Pierzynski WAAAAY too early.
Put the lotion in the basket.
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