My pitching is tanking

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My pitching is tanking

Postby kevo252 » Sat May 11, 2013 3:27 pm

My pitching has been bad for the last 3 weeks or so. I went from close to first in ERA and WHIP to close to last very quickly.

My rotation is:

Latos, Moore, Minor, Dickey, K. Kendrick, Guthrie and Neise.

I currently have a waiver claim in for Hughes, dumping Neise, but I don't think that will be enough. Do I need to make a move for a big time SP. thinking about dealing Jones or J. Upton for a top line starter. Is that a panic move or a smart move?

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Re: My pitching is tanking

Postby Mauddib » Sat May 11, 2013 4:38 pm

I might look to see what you could get for Jones. Not sure Hughes will help you. Do think you are panicking a little early but I don't love the back end of your rotation.

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Re: My pitching is tanking

Postby mdgross50 » Sat May 11, 2013 6:34 pm

Just dumping Niese upgrades your rotation, significantly. Hell, leave the slot open if you can't fill it. Just get rid of him.
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Re: My pitching is tanking

Postby daver » Sat May 11, 2013 10:32 pm

Always checking out your options, but unless I got full value for Upton or Jones, I'd stand pat for now. I expect that your rotation will be ok (not top tier, but not terrible either). I think getting rid of Niese is a good start toward improvement.

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Re: My pitching is tanking

Postby Nicky Numbnuts » Sun May 12, 2013 5:56 pm

I agree. Drop Niese, but you'll be Ok. Still early, don't panic and do something you'll regret.
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