Early Slumps

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B-rude
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Early Slumps

Postby B-rude » Tue Apr 20, 2010 8:30 pm

When I drafted this team I couldn't be happier with my hitting and was worried about my pitching. Now, 2 weeks in, my hitting is slumping bad and my pitching isn't too bad. Any advice on some holes that could be filled? (Hmmm that doesn't sound right...)

12 Team H2H

My team..
C Wieters
1b Votto
2b B. Phillips
3b. Zimmerman
SS. Hanley
OF Lind
OF Quentin
OF Hamilton
Util A. Rios
Util Garrett Jones
BN Nyjer Morgan
BN Cameron Maybin

Pitchers:
Gallardo
Kazmir
Danks
Penny
James Shields
Nolasco
Lilly
Gio Gonzales (frustrated, thinking about dropping)
Billy Wagner
Neftali Feliz

DL Webb
10 Team H2h

C (137) Matt Wieters (Bal – C)
1B (4) Miguel Cabrera (Det-1B)
2B (57) Rickie Weeks (Mil-2B)
3B (24) Kevin Youkilis (Bos – 1B)(3B)
SS (97) Stephen Drew (Ari – SS)
OF (17) Carl Crawford (Bos – OF)
OF (37) Jason Heyward (Atl – OF)
OF (44) Justin Upton (Ari – OF)
UTL(64) Mike Stanton (Fla – OF)
UTL(144) Aramis Ramírez (ChC – 3B)

SP (77) Matt Cain (SF – SP)
SP (84) Brett Anderson (Oak – SP)
SP (104) Chad Billingsley (LAD – SP)
SP (117) Daniel Hudson (Ari – SP)
SP (157) James Shields (TB – SP)
RP (124) Mariano Rivera (NYY – RP)
RP (204) José Valverde (Det – RP)

BN (164) Manny Ramírez (TB – OF) (Flier, Fresh start, Comeback?)
BN (177) Brian Roberts (Bal – 2B) (Dont trust him or Weeks)
BN (184) Grady Sizemore (Cle – OF) (Flier, Comeback?)
BN (224) Ian Desmond (Was – SS) (Last pick of the draft)
BN (197) Edwin Jackson (CWS – SP)
BN (217) Javier Vázquez (Fla – SP,RP)

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Re: Early Slumps

Postby havok » Tue Apr 20, 2010 8:54 pm

The advice is patience. It's only two weeks and some change! We're just over 10% of the way there - no need to do anything rash.
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B-rude
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Re: Early Slumps

Postby B-rude » Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:07 pm

I would really like to see Hamilton get it going. Hitting should turn around and be solid right? Thoughts on getting rid of Gio?
10 Team H2h

C (137) Matt Wieters (Bal – C)
1B (4) Miguel Cabrera (Det-1B)
2B (57) Rickie Weeks (Mil-2B)
3B (24) Kevin Youkilis (Bos – 1B)(3B)
SS (97) Stephen Drew (Ari – SS)
OF (17) Carl Crawford (Bos – OF)
OF (37) Jason Heyward (Atl – OF)
OF (44) Justin Upton (Ari – OF)
UTL(64) Mike Stanton (Fla – OF)
UTL(144) Aramis Ramírez (ChC – 3B)

SP (77) Matt Cain (SF – SP)
SP (84) Brett Anderson (Oak – SP)
SP (104) Chad Billingsley (LAD – SP)
SP (117) Daniel Hudson (Ari – SP)
SP (157) James Shields (TB – SP)
RP (124) Mariano Rivera (NYY – RP)
RP (204) José Valverde (Det – RP)

BN (164) Manny Ramírez (TB – OF) (Flier, Fresh start, Comeback?)
BN (177) Brian Roberts (Bal – 2B) (Dont trust him or Weeks)
BN (184) Grady Sizemore (Cle – OF) (Flier, Comeback?)
BN (224) Ian Desmond (Was – SS) (Last pick of the draft)
BN (197) Edwin Jackson (CWS – SP)
BN (217) Javier Vázquez (Fla – SP,RP)

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Re: Early Slumps

Postby huskers95 » Wed Apr 21, 2010 6:43 am

I just dropped Gio in a league similar to yours. It's only fun for so long to watch a guy ax-murder your WHIP.
6x6 (OPS + QS) 12 Teams, 25 man rosters (C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, 3 OF, 2 UTIL, 3 SP, 3 RP, 4 P): H2H Keeper League (4 keepers per year, 1 must be a pitcher, with 1 round penalty per year. 3 year limit for players to be kept).

C- Gattis
1B- Goldschmidt
2B- Justin Turner
3B- Todd Frazier
SS- Desmond
OF- Springer
OF- Calhoun
OF- Joc Pederson
UTIL- Chris Davis
UTIL- David Ortiz
DL- Corey Dickerson, Devon Travis

SP - Strasburg, Kluber, Salazar, Carrasco, Y. Ventura, Lance Lynn, Syndergaard, Matz, Quintana, Jose Fernandez (DL), Corbin (DL), Stream spot

RP - Ramos, K-Rod, Uehara


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