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riverrat wrote:Have 2 other posts going complaining about managers going all relief. I am being LAMBASTED by the all relief dark side.(Help me Luke!)
I say all relief'ers play that way because: 1) they dont know baseball that well and therefore, 2) cant handle a draft that makes you draft hitting and regular pitching. Basically a WELL ROUNDED TEAM.
I'm a traditionalist wanting to come as close to real baseball as possible in my fantasy leagues.
Which way do you prefer?
RWLongy4 wrote:Fantasy Baseball I have noticed is pretty balanced, there aren't many ways short of cheating to get an unfair advantage. If you pitch all MRs fine... your in trouble when someone gets shelled plus you lose Ks and W/S cats often. If you decide to pitch as many starters as possible you will often win Ks and Wins but lose ERA and WHIP. Traditional Rosters will get you a little bit of everything but not a lot in anything... Its just your choice how you want to play it.
As long as it's within the rules, any strategy is fine by me.
Billy's Beane's wrote:I didn't go into my draft planning on going with the Reliever Strategy, however, everyone in my league seemed to be going starting pitcher heavy early in the draft, so i decided to take advantage of all the offense avail and deal with pitching later. Basically, instead of Punting Saves like a lot of people do, I decided to Punt wins and compete in all other pitching cats (k, saves, era, and whip). I've used spot starters to keep me in contention with k's (only looking at their k/inning ratio when deciding who to pick up), while I waited for Prior to get back. Basically, what I ended up with for a pitching staff is:
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