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 Post subject: Got Kershaw! (and FA pickups)
PostPosted: Tue Apr 20, 2010 3:56 am 
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In the league below, this trade is pending.

I get
Clayton Kershaw, Jason Marquis, Adam Kennedy and Ryan Raburn.

I give
Justin Masterson, James Shields, Mike Leake and Kevin Gregg.

After it go thru, I gonna drop Marquis, Kennedy and Raburn for pitching. Normally, I don't like to roster RPs because SV/Holds don't show up week by week regularly, but the SP pool is really dry now and it forces me to rethink the strategy. Which SPs should I pick up? Or you'd rather own RPs?

FA SP targets are:
Brett Myers, Doug Fister, Jonathon Niese, Oliver Pérez, Jason Hammel, and Felipe Paulino.

RP wild cards are:
Jenrry Mejía, Kris Medlen, Carlos Villanueva, Edward Mujica and Scott Downs.

I guess this is more like a strategy question. Thanks for the help.

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 Post subject: Re: Got Kershaw! (and FA pickups)
PostPosted: Tue Apr 20, 2010 7:37 am 
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Interesting that you'd make a trade for 4 guys and immediately cut 3 of them... but what's done is done.

I'd target Fister, Niese, and Mejia.

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 Post subject: Re: Got Kershaw! (and FA pickups)
PostPosted: Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:12 am 
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Thanks, man. Niese and Mejia are both top on my list too because their big market appeal and press opportunity. I need those three to disguise my love and passion for Kershaw, and they are not good enough to stick around. I'm playing with bunch sabermetrics manias, so Fister's peripheral and K-rate are hard for me to bite. I wish I'm in your league where I can just pickup Jamie Garcia..


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 Post subject: Re: Got Kershaw! (and FA pickups)
PostPosted: Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:18 am 
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what was the point of making a deal to drop guys? why not just have him throw in another decent player if the other owner valued the garbage you sent him so highly?

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 Post subject: Re: Got Kershaw! (and FA pickups)
PostPosted: Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:24 am 
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There is a weekly/overall moves limitation. Making me to waste moves is part of the strategy.


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 Post subject: Re: Got Kershaw! (and FA pickups)
PostPosted: Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:26 am 
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I see, he's punishing you with those guy? man, some leagues are weird. Hammel and Downs are both reasonable pickups, maybe keep Kennedy, you never know if he'll have another respectable season.

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