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Waiver Q - Drop Latos for Drabek?

Postby Bolthead04 » Thu Apr 07, 2011 1:35 am

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RP - Francisco Cordero
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Re: Waiver Q - Drop Latos for Drabek?

Postby taw856 » Thu Apr 07, 2011 5:58 am

Surely you jest. Latos was definitely not high on my draft board this year because of concerns over his workload last year leading to injuries this year, as has already happened -- but that doesn't mean he's not still going to be a good pitcher when he's healthy. Temper your expectations for the number of starts you'll get out of Latos, but don't drop him for waiver wire-caliber players.
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Re: Waiver Q - Drop Latos for Drabek?

Postby johnlee1986 » Thu Apr 07, 2011 8:39 am

I agree with taw856, although Drabek had a terrific first game, I don't think he'll be able to keep that up all year. And due to that strong start his value is pretty high right now.

But take in that into perspective, it's only been one game, and you don't really have anything to fall back on for Drabek.
Where as Latos has proven that he is a quality starter and is capable of getting you wins.
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Re: Waiver Q - Drop Latos for Drabek?

Postby daveblotto » Thu Apr 07, 2011 9:12 am

I would sit tight. Hopefully Latos will be able to still be effective and give you more than a pick up guy would

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Re: Waiver Q - Drop Latos for Drabek?

Postby kaiser » Thu Apr 07, 2011 9:52 am

Whoa, nelly. As scary as Latos is to own, he is more of a proven commodity than Drabek. Hold tight.

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