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 Post subject: Micah Owings
PostPosted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 7:52 pm 
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Anybody considering starting Owings against KC (Gil Meche) on Sunday?

Is it worth the risk after his recent debacles?


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 Post subject: Re: Micah Owings
PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2008 5:36 am 
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I would. Interleague play usually favors the pitchers. I'm spot starting Gallaraga on DET today vs. the Dodgers. Looking each day for a potential streamer (hopefully not a Cleveland Streamer)...

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 Post subject: Re: Micah Owings
PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2008 8:08 am 
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Hell yes I'm starting Owings at home against KC. If you've got him on your roster and wouldn't be willing to start him in that game, you might as well drop him.

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 Post subject: Re: Micah Owings
PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2008 10:56 am 
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Yes - I'd start him. This is a decent matchup for him. It's not a huge statistical difference, but KC is weaker against righties. KC is also 28th in MLB in HR, which bodes well for Micah - who has had trouble keeping the ball in the park. Only thing that is a cause for concern is that KC has a bunch of left handed batters (Gload, Gordon, Gathright, DeJesus), who hit .284 against him.


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 Post subject: Re: Micah Owings
PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2008 4:09 pm 
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Frank Rizzo wrote:
Hell yes I'm starting Owings at home against KC. If you've got him on your roster and wouldn't be willing to start him in that game, you might as well drop him.



I dropped him after his last start for Verlander who was sitting on waivers, so he would be a streamer, sans Cleveland, hopefully.


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 Post subject: Re: Micah Owings
PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2008 4:25 pm 
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I dropped him for Wolf

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 Post subject: Re: Micah Owings
PostPosted: Mon Jun 16, 2008 11:11 am 
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Frank Rizzo wrote:
Hell yes I'm starting Owings at home against KC. If you've got him on your roster and wouldn't be willing to start him in that game, you might as well drop him.


Did I really say that? I meant hell no don't start him against a vicious Royals lineup.

He's gone now. Owings is dead to me.

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