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Drop J. Montero for one of these FA's? (WHIR)

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Drop J. Montero for one of these FA's? (WHIR)

Postby nyr199435 » Sun Jul 01, 2012 1:04 pm

1B: 1 point
2B: 2
3B: 3
HR: 4
RBI: 1
SB: 2
CS: -2
BB: 1
IBB: 1
K: -1
GDIP: -4
CYC: 4

IP: 1
W: 7
L: -7
CG: 4.5
SHO: 9
SV: 7
ER: -1
BB: -1
IBB: -1
K: 0.5
HLD: 4
NH: 18
PG: 27
QS: 3.5
BSV: -7

I've been carrying around Jesus Montero in case something happens to Posey, but he's really just eating up a roster spot. I'm wondering if he can go for any of these guys:
-Yasmani Grandal
-Rick Porcello
-Mike Leake
-Aaron Cook
-Lucas Harrell
-Luke Hochevar
-Michael Fiers
-Edinson Volquez
-Gavin Floyd
-Pedro Alvarez
-Cody Ross
-Yuniesky Betancourt
-Dexter Fowler
-Kevin Youkilis
-Yoenis Cespedes
-Travis Wood

Team/league info below. Thanks!!

12 teams
H2H Points
1 year

C: Buster Posey
1B: Mark Teixeira
2B: Robinson Cano
3B: David Wright
SS: Starlin Castro
OF: Mike Trout
OF: Bryce Harper
OF: Nelson Cruz
Util: Ryan Zimmerman
BN: Corey Hart, Anthony Rizzo, Jesus Montero

SP: Justin Verlander, Matt Moore, Adam Wainwright, Tim Lincecum, Johan Santana, Josh Johnson, Phil Hughes, Roy Oswalt, Trevor Bauer, Andrew Cashner
RP: Jonathan Broxton, Addison Reed, Ryan Cook
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Re: Drop J. Montero for one of these FA's? (WHIR)

Postby curtk » Sun Jul 01, 2012 1:51 pm

In general, I'd rather have the following in this order:
1. Cespedes
2. Youkilis
3. Fowler
4. Ross

In your case, I guess it depends on what you need given your point system. It appears that power is weighted higher than speed (HR=4, SB=2, Cycle worth the same as one HR). And pitchers seem to be penalized heavily for poor performances, and the pitchers you list are all pretty risky right now.

Since Montero's catcher-eligible, he's doing fine for me this year, especially given where I drafted him. But like you mentioned, he's unnecessary baggage for you, since he hasn't shown his upside yet. Therefore, I think I'd drop him for one of the above, if I were in your situation...
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C: J. Montero
1B: Morse, Hosmer
2B: Kipnis, Hill
3B: Bautista
SS: Plouffe
OF: McCutchen, Harper, Reddick, Crisp
SP: Weaver, Cain, Gio Gonzalez, Gallardo, Cueto, Gee
RP: R. Soriano, Clippard, Frieri, Janssen
DL: Ellsbury, Gardner
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