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My underachieving team needs your help. WHIR

Postby Hork42 » Tue May 30, 2006 5:37 pm

I don't want to push the panic button just yet, but a lot of my players have been underachieving so far. I'm trying to be patient with the likes of Pierre, Figgins, Bonds, A-Rod, Crosby. Any roster spots that look like they could be tweaked please let me know. Also do I have an OK ratio between players and pitchers? SP and RP? I'm new at this, but if you post a link I'll try to offer my opinions whenever possible.

Yahoo H2H. 12 team league
Batting Cats: R, 2B, HR, RBI, BB, AVG, SB
Pitching Cats: W, SV, BB, K, WHIP, ERA, CG

My team (Eligible Positions in Parenthesis)
C: Johjima (C)
1B: Youkilis (1B, 3B)
2B: Vidro (2B)
3B: A-Rod (3B)
SS: Crosby (SS)
CI: Overbay (1B)
MI: Figgins (2B, 3B, OF)
OF1: Swisher (1B, OF)
OF2: Pierre (OF)
OF3: Bonds (OF)
OF4: Cameron (OF)
Util: Javy Lopez (C)
BN: Jacque Jones (OF)
BN: Morneau (1B)
DL: Izturis (SS)

Pitchers (slots: 3xSP, 3xRP, 3xP, 3xBN)
SP: Buehrle, Beckett, Josh Johnson, Willis, N. Robertson, Ollie Perez, Clement, Cook, Mulder.
RP: Papelbon, Wagner, Wickman.
DL: J. Patterson

6th of 12 teams. My Ranks in the categories so far are:
Runs: 4th
2B: 11th
HR: 11th
RBI: 6th
SB: 3rd
BB: 1st
AVG: 10th

W: 4th
CG: 6th
SV: 2nd
BB: 12th
K: 4th
ERA: 6th
WHIP: 10th
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Postby Hork42 » Thu Jun 01, 2006 4:22 pm

Ok. No takers, eh?

Let's get you started by being a bit more specific.

I keep thinking I need to upgrade my SS and OF. Is Crosby adequate?

Do I need two catchers? If I can trade one - should I keep Javy or Johjima?

Are closers overrated? Am I better off trying to trade a closer for a stud outfielder?

Thanks in advance.
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Postby chargerss24 » Thu Jun 01, 2006 4:54 pm

Sorely need a first baseman. But if you are wanting to make a trade, try trading in catagories that you're strong in to shore up areas you are in the middle of the pack in. Keep in mind that if you trade an area you're strong in, be sure to get a lesser player to fill a void if you get one.
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Postby GAC8666 » Thu Jun 01, 2006 4:56 pm

You def need some more power in teh OF. Cameron Pierre and Bonds arent really hitting for power. Myabe look to trade one of yoru closers for a closer and a bigger bat.
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