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Rate my Big Hitting Team

Postby baseballwizard » Thu Mar 06, 2008 9:30 pm

Im in a 10 person H2H league
Stat Categories: R, H, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, W, L, SV, K, ERA, WHIP
Moves I Made:
I gave: Carl Crawford and Hank Blalock I got: Vlad and Ian Snell
I gave: Johnny Damon and Rafael Soriano I got: Ibanez and McGowan

C Bengie Molina
1B Garrett Atkins
2B Rickie Weeks
3B Chipper Jones
SS Hanley Ramírez
IF Paul Konerko
OF Carlos Lee
OF Álex Ríos
OF Vladimir Guerrero
Util Eric Byrnes
Util Ryan Zimmerman
BN Jermaine Dye
BN Khalil Greene
BN Jeff Kent
BN Billy Butler
BN Jason Varitek
BN Raúl Ibañez

SP Brandon Webb
SP A.J. Burnett
SP Dustin McGowan
RP Mariano Rivera
RP Bobby Jenks
P Eric Gagne
P Ian Snell
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Re: Rate my Big Hitting Team

Postby spsto » Fri Mar 07, 2008 12:44 am

I see a lot of questions on your offense. I am afraid Vlad is starting to go the way of the steep drop and worries me, I love him as a player and it is sad, but he is starting to slip. Chipper = injury. Hanram = no protection. I would be concerned that your pitching will not be able to help you stay afloat if your hitters go downhill.
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Re: Rate my Big Hitting Team

Postby BronXBombers51 » Fri Mar 07, 2008 12:53 am

I like the Damon/Soriano for Ibanez/McGowan trade a lot. I don't really like the Crawford/Blalock for Vlad/Snell deal, though. I think you gave up too much value there, although I could see why you opted for more power. Still, I wouldn't have done it.

Nevertheless, you've got a very balanced team on your hands. The infield is very solid. Chipper is a bit of an injury risk but you've got Zimmerman behind him so that's not too big of a concern. The outfield is top-notch and your UTLs are great as well. Burnett is slightly risky as a #2, though McGowan is a great breakout candidate. Solid bullpen as well.

If you were to focus on anything, I'd focus on picking up another starting pitcher. Try to target a guy who flies under-the-radar like Billingsley. Good luck.

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