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I Need Help At Catcher. WHIR

Postby Rmbxr9 » Sat Apr 28, 2012 10:49 pm

The only real weakness on my 16 teamer is C. I waited, and waited, and got Lucroy.
The thing is, he doesn't play when Wolf pitches, and Kottaras has started other games as well.

It's a total points league, so I might as well use up all 162 games available at the C spot.

So, should I drop a starter, who I'm kind of streaming for G.Kottaras, and therefore own "Milwaukee Catcher" and get everyday play? Or get another catcher who might start more games?

My options are
AJ Ellis

I don't like owning 2 catchers, but if I were go own both Lucroy and Kottaras and start them accordingly I'd have the #1 catcher in the league basically.
Unless I'm thinking about it wrong.

Lucroy - 35 points
Kottaras - 36 points

71 Total from the C spot, whereas a guy like Napoli/Wieters/Mauer/Molina all have in the 70-75 point range.

Is that the way to go? Own all Mil catchers, or just live with Lucroy and use the bench spot another way?

I've trade trading for lesser Catchers like Saltalamacchia and people are treating their backup catchers like gold; can't pry them away.

16 Team Total Points League
C - J.Lucroy
1B - E.Hosmer
2B - J.Altuve
3B - D.Freese
SS - S.Castro
OF - N.Markakis
OF - N.Swisher
OF - A.Jones
U - D.Fowler

B - N.Walker, J.Jay
DL - S.Drew

SP - J.Verlander, D.Haren, C.Bucholtz, J.Hellickson, E.Jackson, J.Westbrook, J.Samadzija, J.Blanton
RP - J.Axford, B.League, M.Boggs, R.Brothers, R.Cook, D.Below
DL - J.Crain
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Re: I Need Help At Catcher. WHIR

Postby etl1692 » Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:16 am

I kind like the idea of handcuffing both catchers. As much as it does take up a bench spot, like you said you will have a full time catcher. Catchers are very limited, so its hard to have a good one. I personally have been streaming hot catchers every few weeks. Kinda like what I do with my pitchers. I find it works affectively. I have been through Arencibia, Chris Iannetta and now on to Pierzynski, and I plan when Pierzynski slows down to pickup a hot catcher if there is one available......... But one of the main things is if he is a fulltime starter which is huge! and thats what you will have handcuffing the two.

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