Yoda wrote:I generally do not like to platoon players. It's too much of a headache and too much management. You end up being wrong a lot of times also.
Easiest platoon is home/away if you have a COL or TEX player.
That's pretty much what I was going to say. Take one of your weaker position players and try to pair him up with a Rockies guy.
For instance last year if you had a Mike Lowell or Bill Mueller stuck as your 3rd baseman because you waited too long, you could pair him with Garret Atkins.
Or you could have grabbed any of the Rockies outfielders. Or even the most effective before he got hurt would have been to draft Clint Barmes behind a weaker SS.
It is a lot of Micro-managing, but it can be an effective strategy, one that I do like. Last year I did the Lowell/Atkins thing for about 2 months before giving up on Lowell and trading for Chad Tracy.