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Postby Fianna » Tue Mar 22, 2005 3:03 pm

Hello everyone,

I recently fouled up my draft due to a brain cramp, and unintentionally punted steals.

I would like to find someone out there who might be under the radar as a quick pick-up, rather than working a trade for Crawford or Freel or another established player.

With Gathright being sent down, is there a sleeper out there with speed? Or should I pursue the trade option?

Thanks for your time.

My roster:

C - Pudge
1B - David Ortiz
2B - Jeff Kent
3B - Hank Blaylock
SS - Miguel Tejada
LF - Hideki Matsui
CF - Garret Anderson
RF - Gary Sheffield
Util - Adam Dunn
Bench - David Wright
Bench - Tadahito Iguchi
Bench - Justin Morneau

SP - Kerry Wood
SP - Roy Halladay
SP - Mike Mussina
SP - Brad Penny
SP - Matt Morris
RP - Francisco Rodriguez
RP - Chris Reitsma
P - Ray King
Bench - Chin-hui Tsao
Bench - Dontrelle Willis

League - yahoo, roto, 8 teams
Scoring categories:
R, 1B, 2B, 3B, HR, RBI, SF, SB, K, E, AVG, OBP, SLG; W, L, CG, SV, H, ER, HR, BB, K, HLD, ERA, WHIP, K/9
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Postby Payne Dailey » Tue Mar 22, 2005 3:11 pm

Can you post who is on the wire?
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Postby raiders_umpire » Tue Mar 22, 2005 3:32 pm

i would pursue a trade, as you have too much talent sittin on your bench now in wright and morneau.... i am pretty sure somebody in your league would be biting at the bits to get one of them on their team..... try morneau and GA for crawford and see what happens....

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Postby Cornbread Maxwell » Tue Mar 22, 2005 3:45 pm

while I completely disagree with nuggets theory and the players he mentioned, you can get cheap SBs late.

Is Reed still available?
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Postby Fianna » Tue Mar 22, 2005 4:58 pm

Thank you very much for responding.

Yes, Jeremy Reed is available; and the wire shows Chavez, Izturis, Lawton and Cameron as well.

I'll have to look into Jeremy Reed, he is an intriguing possibility, thanks for pointing me toward him.
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Postby Pogotheostrich » Tue Mar 22, 2005 5:07 pm

With 13 offensive categories I wouldn't worry about steals.

Your team as a whole seems kinda weak for an 8 team league. I'd be real concerned about having that staff. Raiders is right though that you have a lot of talent sitting on the bench. Try to do some 2 for one deals and I would address your pitching instead of your lack of SB.
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