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Which closer to grab?

Postby CarlWeathers » Tue Apr 20, 2010 11:16 am

I have an open RP slot due to a trade. Lindstrom was just picked up by someone unfortunately. Now the best guys left seem to be Rodney (due to lose job), Frasor, Perez, Kerry Wood, Morales and Jim Johnson. Can I get opinions on who to grab?

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Re: Which closer to grab?

Postby dsdonaghy » Tue Apr 20, 2010 11:19 am

Rodney is the man right now. By the time he loses the role, lots of other things could have been changed. Take the sure thing and vulture after that
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Re: Which closer to grab?

Postby chlenko » Tue Apr 20, 2010 11:30 am

I would also go with Rodney for now. Once Fuentes returns I would probably go with Perez.
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Re: Which closer to grab?

Postby jebusfreek666 » Tue Apr 20, 2010 1:43 pm

rodney.. i guess... but they all suck

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Re: Which closer to grab?

Postby jumphook14 » Tue Apr 20, 2010 2:17 pm

I'm a big fan of rostering a couple of good MR's on every team and if Rodney does step aside, he'll still be worth owning IMO. But if saves are the issue, what I might do is see if there is someone else I could drop so I could pick up both Perez and Wood and see what shakes out.
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Re: Which closer to grab?

Postby havok » Tue Apr 20, 2010 2:58 pm

I think Rodney, JJ, and Wood are all close in my opinion. Rodney is on a shorter interim basis, JJ has no competition until MGon returns (whenever that may be), and Wood has to comeback, shake the rust off, and establish a dominant position over Perez.

Somehow in all of that I think I just convinced myself that JJ is actually the better of the bad options.
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