Picking Up a Pitcher for a String of Favorable Starts

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Picking Up a Pitcher for a String of Favorable Starts

Postby Rpales » Wed Jun 06, 2012 8:26 am

Spot-starting: Picking up a free agent for a favorable matchup, usually just 1 game
Cherry-picking: Only playing your owned SPs in favorable matchups

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Berry-Picking: Grabbing a FA who has a string of favorable matchups coming and playing him in all of them.

I grabbed Dickey for his stretch of PIT/SD then home against striggling Cards. That's not just picking cherries, it's picking multiple berries.
12-Team, Standard 5x5

C- Gattis
1B - Votto
2B - Kipnis
3B - Miggy
SS - EverCab
OF - Choo
OF - Moss
OF - Revere
Util - Matt Adams
BN - Brantley, Calhoun

SP - Bumgarner / Cobb / Homer Bailey / Minor / Wacha / Sonny Gray /
RP - Frieri / Henderson / Nate Jones / Benoit

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Re: Picking Up a Pitcher for a String of Favorable Starts

Postby Grey » Wed Jun 06, 2012 8:37 am

Not crazy about it...
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If you want me to look at your team, post the team. Don't post a link to another site where the team is.
Have you given me all the info I need to judge your team? The number of teams in the league is a good start for the big overall questions.
Is your league H2H? Roto?
I don't know who's on your waivers. Don't just ask me who you should pick up. Give me names to choose from.
If you only have one team, post your team in your signature with the league parameters.
I don't know every single matchup for next week, so if you want me to choose a player for the following week and you think the matchups are important, tell me who they're facing.

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Re: Picking Up a Pitcher for a String of Favorable Starts

Postby iaoto » Mon Aug 06, 2012 8:53 pm

"Berry-Picking" sounds like the reason you'd suck at fantasy sports. (ESPN side-swipe! hahaha.. ..ha. ..heh. ..-gets drunk and watches Susan Boyle audition on loop-)
12 Team Roto - 15 Restriction-Free Keepers
10x10: R, 1B, 2B, 3B, HR, RBI, SB, BB, K, AVG; W, L, CG, SHO, SV, ER, K, HLD, ERA, WHIP
C- AJ Pierzynski (K)
1B Anthony Rizzo (K)
2B Brandon Phillips (K)
3B Miguel Cabrera (K)
SS Starlin Castro (K)
OF Ryan Braun (K), Jay Bruce (K), Justin Upton (K), Hunter Pence (K)
Ut Paul Goldschmidt (K), Brett Lawrie (K)
BN Norichika Aoki, Cameron Maybin, Tyler Colvin
SP Adam Wainwright (K), Cole Hamels (K), AJ Burnett (K), Kris Medlen (K), Brett Anderson, Alex Cobb, Felix Doubront
RP Rafael Soriano, Jose Valverde, Wilton Lopez, Carlos Marmol

"Farm" (Become FA at end of season in which 50 IP/150 ABs are reached):
Carlos Martinez, Casey Kelly, Lucas Giolito, Adam Morgan, Courtney Hawkins, Travis d'Arnaud, Archie Bradley, Nick Castellanos, AJ Cole, Mason Williams, Zach Lee.

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Re: Picking Up a Pitcher for a String of Favorable Starts

Postby Grey » Mon Aug 06, 2012 8:58 pm

Ha!
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If you want me to look at your team, post the team. Don't post a link to another site where the team is.
Have you given me all the info I need to judge your team? The number of teams in the league is a good start for the big overall questions.
Is your league H2H? Roto?
I don't know who's on your waivers. Don't just ask me who you should pick up. Give me names to choose from.
If you only have one team, post your team in your signature with the league parameters.
I don't know every single matchup for next week, so if you want me to choose a player for the following week and you think the matchups are important, tell me who they're facing.


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