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Use waiver claim on Vernon Wells ?

Postby theoneconstant » Mon May 09, 2011 7:11 pm

Vernon Wells just hit waivers in my league. I've got 5th waiver priority and am considering putting in a claim and dropping Nick Swisher or Brian Roberts, as Vernon's splits show he historically has mediocre numbers the first month of the season before picking it up a bit. Thoughts?

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12 team AL/NL H2H Keeper league. (Keep up to 2 players @ 2 rounds higher)
B: R, 2B, 3B, HR, RBI, SB, BB, TB, AVG, OPS, CYC
P: W, L, CG, HR, BB, ERA, WHIP, K/9, QS, NSV, NH

Brian McCann - C
Alex Avila - C
Adam Dunn - 1B (6th round keeper)
Lance Berkman - 1B, OF
Ben Zobrist - 1B, 2B, OF
Brian Roberts - 2B
Jed Lowrie - 2B, 3B, SS
Martin Prado - 2B, 3B, OF (14th round keeper)
Hanley Ramirez - SS
Matt Holliday - OF
Jay Bruce - OF
Nick Swisher - OF
DL - Pablo Sandoval - 1B, 3B
DL - Angel Pagan - OF


Josh Beckett
Dan Haren
Felix Hernandez
Tim Hudson
Ian Kennedy
Ricky Nolasco
Leo Nunez
Francisco Rodriguez
James Shields
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Re: Use waiver on Vernon Wells ?

Postby avsfan4ever33 » Mon May 09, 2011 7:12 pm

I don't think he's worth picking up over anyone on your roster, let alone using a waiver claim on him.
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Re: Use waiver claim on Vernon Wells ?

Postby SpecialFNK » Mon May 09, 2011 8:27 pm

I would rather have Wells than Nick Swisher. Swisher might have power, but he will have a bad AVG. the AVG he had last year was a fluke. he had .335 BABIP last year and he has never had anything like that before.
I also think it's fine to use a waiver claim.

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Re: Use waiver claim on Vernon Wells ?

Postby etl1692 » Tue May 10, 2011 6:30 am

Sorry I gotta Disagree with the last post. I wouldnt drop swisher for vernon at all. I dont think Vernon is worth grabbing honestly. Doesnt really fit with your team.

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