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Preseason Pickup Sleepers

Postby john » Wed Aug 25, 2010 1:26 am

My league drops all players to waivers on the 12th and we have $100 waiver salary, but preseason is free to pick up and drop...Soooo since Larry Johnson is not looking too great and its questionable that he even makes the 53 man roster, I'm looking to upgrade.

There isn't much left in terms of RBs (Snelling, B. Jackson, White, and Buckhalter to name a few) but WR has a few guys I'm looking at. Louis Murphy and Mike Thomas both look to be moving up. Murphy is about to be the #2 man in Oakland since Schilens had knee surgery. Thomas has been impressive so far and might be becoming a red zone target for Garrard.

Jericho Cotchery is also available and he do what he do.

Anyways, what does everyone think about these guys? Should I dump Larry (or any of my other bench players for that matter) for one of them?

(My team is in the sig)
12 team H2H (R HR RBI SB TB K OBP x IP W L SV K ERA WHIP) w/ LF RF CF:

2015: TBD

2014:
C Jason Castro
1B Anthony Rizzo
2B Jose Altuve
3B Evan Longoria
SS Elvis Andrus
LF Brandon Moss
CF Grégory Polanco
RF Jayson Werth
Utl Brandon Belt
BN Alex Rios
BN Jason Heyward
BN Matt Holiday

SP Madison Bumgarner
SP Max Scherzer
SP Sonny Gray
RP Sergio Romo
RP Stream
P Steve Cischek
P Alex Wood
P Josh Beckett
BN Corey Kluber
BN Stream

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Re: Preseason Pickup Sleepers

Postby rightwingjedi » Wed Aug 25, 2010 5:06 am

Is this a PPR league?


If so, I would consider a WR over Johnson for sure.

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Re: Preseason Pickup Sleepers

Postby john » Wed Aug 25, 2010 9:24 am

No, its not a PPR league.
12 team H2H (R HR RBI SB TB K OBP x IP W L SV K ERA WHIP) w/ LF RF CF:

2015: TBD

2014:
C Jason Castro
1B Anthony Rizzo
2B Jose Altuve
3B Evan Longoria
SS Elvis Andrus
LF Brandon Moss
CF Grégory Polanco
RF Jayson Werth
Utl Brandon Belt
BN Alex Rios
BN Jason Heyward
BN Matt Holiday

SP Madison Bumgarner
SP Max Scherzer
SP Sonny Gray
RP Sergio Romo
RP Stream
P Steve Cischek
P Alex Wood
P Josh Beckett
BN Corey Kluber
BN Stream

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Re: Preseason Pickup Sleepers

Postby Doc Holliday » Wed Aug 25, 2010 11:08 am

Yeah, the news hasn't been good for Larry. Those guys you mentioned are pretty close. I like Murphy's upside a little more than the rest.
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Re: Preseason Pickup Sleepers

Postby john » Wed Aug 25, 2010 6:17 pm

Thanks...Sorry LJ. I loved you at PSU, but right now you suck.
12 team H2H (R HR RBI SB TB K OBP x IP W L SV K ERA WHIP) w/ LF RF CF:

2015: TBD

2014:
C Jason Castro
1B Anthony Rizzo
2B Jose Altuve
3B Evan Longoria
SS Elvis Andrus
LF Brandon Moss
CF Grégory Polanco
RF Jayson Werth
Utl Brandon Belt
BN Alex Rios
BN Jason Heyward
BN Matt Holiday

SP Madison Bumgarner
SP Max Scherzer
SP Sonny Gray
RP Sergio Romo
RP Stream
P Steve Cischek
P Alex Wood
P Josh Beckett
BN Corey Kluber
BN Stream


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