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Slipping fast... time to make moves? WHIR

Postby alex42083 » Wed May 14, 2008 1:22 pm

I was in first the first few weeks, then have just slipped to the middle of the pack. Will this team be able to bounce back? OR should I just give this team some time to get in the groove?

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10-team league, H2H
Cats: R, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, W, SV, K, ERA, WHIP

C: Jason Varitek
1B: Mark Teixiera
2B: Brian Roberts
3B: Garrett Atkins
SS: Carlos Guillen
OF: Matt Holliday
OF: Grady Sizemore
OF: Pat Burrell
Util: Carlos Pena
BN: Robinson Cano, Brad Hawpe
DL: Jorge Posada

SP: Carlos Zambrano, Justin Verlander, Felix Hernandez
RP: Mariano Rivera, Brian Fuentes
P: Jose Valverde, Brett Myers, AJ Burnett
BN: Dustin McGowan, Micah Owings, Ervin Santana, Jair Jurjjens
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Re: Slipping fast... time to make moves? WHIR

Postby shoelessjoetara » Wed May 14, 2008 2:36 pm

I think your team has the makings of a champion. You have suffered from some of your players struggling early on and Posada being on the DL doen't help either.Verlander will find his stuff and I think Cano is starting to heat up so you may want think about starting him and sitting Roberts.You have a solid team you will be fine once these players reach their norm. Thanks for helping me.
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Re: Slipping fast... time to make moves? WHIR

Postby Redlegs. » Thu May 15, 2008 1:09 pm

I also have Atkins and Holliday and liking what they have done so far, but still expect Holliday to make top 6 players. Atkins should stay like this all year, and that is great. I think with time you will climb up the standings.
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Re: Slipping fast... time to make moves? WHIR

Postby seanpatin » Thu May 15, 2008 5:53 pm

I would try and trade Cano. You have two 2B, and Roberts is the better of the two IMO. I would have suggested trading Pena, however, I think by keeping Roberts and Pena, you cover the power and speed categories quite well, whereas Cano and Roberts does not. Maybe hold onto Cano until he has a little better line and attempt to move him and Jurjjens/Santana for a SP. Maybe someone like Scott Kazmir or Roy Oswalt, who are top 15-20 pitchers that can be had pretty cheap right now.
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