Trade Deadline = New Closers?

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kevo252
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Trade Deadline = New Closers?

Postby kevo252 » Wed Jul 11, 2012 7:33 am

Thinking about dropping Bell with the news that he will now be in a comittee.

Should I let him go for Gregerson or Holland in a speculation move?

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Re: Trade Deadline = New Closers?

Postby BluePulaski » Wed Jul 11, 2012 8:15 am

I wouldn't drop him...he could just as easily win his job back...he did it earlier...depends on circumstances...but I wouldn't occupy too many roster spots for closers...

...if there was a clear-cut closer (with skill and job security) to add from the wire...but I'd wait it out for now..
...that's my take...I own Chapman, Jansen, Reed...I went after skills, youth...but I haven't "wasted" any more roster spots speculating for saves because I feel I will be able to buy saves if I need them with the value I've found and kept from the wire...or I'll be able to find saves on the wire given the injury risk and job security issues involving the closer position...

...in your case...if you speculate on a guy like Holland and drop Bell...perhaps Holland doesn't get the job and Bell keeps his??? I'd wait
10-team mixed keeper league (15 keepers), H2H - 1 Win R/HR/RBI/SB/AVG/OPS/W/CG/SHO/SV/K/ERA/WHIP/QS
HITTERS:
Lineup (C/1B/2B/SS/3B/LF/CF/RF/UTIL/UTIL/UTIL/UTIL)
C - empty (will pick up a hot catcher when ready)
1B - E. Hosmer
2B - J. Kipnis
SS - T. Tulowitzki
3B - A. Beltre
OF - M. Trout, A. McCutchen, J. Upton
UTIL - G. Stanton, A. Rizzo, B. Harper, empty slot

PITCHERS: SP - S. Strasburg, A. Wainwright, G. Gonzalez, H. Iwakuma, S. Miller, K. Medlen, H. Ryu, M. Garza, A. Cobb, H. Bailey, R. Porcello, M. Estrada, W. Peralta, S. Gray, E. Ramirez
RP - A. Chapman, A. Reed, J. Benoit
N/A slot: M. Pineda. DL - C. Maybin, M. Moore

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Re: Trade Deadline = New Closers?

Postby ohbilly2134 » Wed Jul 11, 2012 8:30 am

I wouldn't drop Bell, as Pulaski said, for Gregerson or Holland, unless you're able to open another roster spot to secure the potential handcuffs, Thayer and Crow.
12-Team H2H League:

C - Yasmani Grandal
1B - Miguel Cabrera
2B - Rougned Odor
3B - Adrian Beltre
SS - Trea Turner
OF - Charlie Blackmon
OF - Michael Conforto
OF - George Springer
Util - Edwin Encarnacion
Bench - Scott Schebler
Bench - Yasiel Puig
Bench - Eugenio Suarez
DL - Jonathan Villar

P - Jacob deGrom
P - Jon Lester
P - Luis Severino
P - Lance Lynn
P - Gio Gonzalez
RP - Kenley Jansen
RP - Corey Knebel
RP - Francisco Rodriguez
RP - Sean Doolittle
RP - Juan Nicasio
RP - Joakim Soria
RP - Joaquin Benoit
DL - Darren O'Day

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TheBigSalad
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Re: Trade Deadline = New Closers?

Postby TheBigSalad » Wed Jul 11, 2012 3:40 pm

What's up with Wilton Lopez, is he fully healthy now? Ready to move in?

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Re: Trade Deadline = New Closers?

Postby Grey » Wed Jul 11, 2012 4:15 pm

Lopez is healthy now, yeah...
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