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Re: H2H leagues

Postby Yoda » Sat Aug 09, 2008 11:47 am

BitterDodgerFan wrote:why just H2H leagues? lots of roto teams are still in the thick of things, i've been looking for pitchers with easy schedules these days too and i play roto.


Because according to the title, this is a discussion for H2H leagues and strategies.
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Re: H2H leagues

Postby BitterDodgerFan » Sat Aug 09, 2008 12:05 pm

good answer yoda. :-/
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Re: H2H leagues

Postby Yoda » Sat Aug 09, 2008 1:00 pm

RocketsDWM wrote:Yeah, I think this is too far to plan in advance.


How is that? Playoffs start in 3 weeks. Those teams that are far ahead in the standings should be planning for the playoffs.
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Re: H2H leagues

Postby Yoda » Sat Aug 09, 2008 1:50 pm

It wasn't just about LA's schedule (obviously). But just in general H2H strategies that people might find helpful/useful.

Why bother posting if you don't care? :-?
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Re: H2H leagues

Postby RedSoxNation04 » Sat Aug 09, 2008 1:58 pm

Yoda wrote:Just looking at the September schedules and LA looks really soft.
vs SD
vs ARI
at SD
at COL
at PIT
vs SF
vs SD
at SF

Time to load up on LA pitchers.

Here's to hoping Billingsley continues to dominate down the stretch. The beginning of the season was pretty scary, but he's really rounded into form. Couldn't be happier with his performance at this point ;-D

Also glad I added Kershaw the other day, just wish I had started him against St Louis.
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Re: H2H leagues

Postby The Artful Dodger » Sat Aug 09, 2008 2:12 pm

RocketsDWM wrote:Who is out there for LA though? Penny is too risky. Kershaw is still wild. Kuroda is up and down and gets shelled frequently. Schmidt is a huge question mark. And Lowe is probably owned at this point (Kershaw is probably owned as well considering his last couple of starts). I wouldnt be excited to plug in Penny or Kuroda for that stretch, even though you are going against woeful offenses.


You forgot Billingsley. What Yoda is trying to say is trade for Billingsley.

Seriously, I'd strongly advise Billingsley. The rest of the Dodger rotation is kind of an odd bunch. Derek Lowe could be a potentially good option down the stretch but one thing to keep in mind is that his sinker hasn't been that effective and is giving up his fair share of homeruns. Penny and Kuroda are still watch list material in my book but either could make for a potentially good spot start. Kershaw is not quite the biggest wild card but judging off of his last time out, if Kershaw's control improves, he could be upping his pitch count and might go 6-7 innings. Effectiveness won't be assured but the upside alone makes him worth stashing. So, Billingsley is a must-have, Lowe & Kershaw are worth stashing while Penny and Kuroda are worth keeping an eye on. I haven't considered Schmidt personally just because the timetable for a potential return has been iffy in forever and a day now.
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