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Going for Figgins

Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2008 3:32 pm
by B.J.
I've got Zimm on the DL and Crede at 3B. I was thinking about making an offer to the guy who has Figgins so I can lock up steals and help with AVG. obviously he's not a power hitter but I think he would be a nice addition to my squad if he is healthy. The guy I am trying to deal with has a lot of needs and is in 12th out of 13. I will post his roster and see if you guys can help me come up with a deal. This is a 13 team yahoo 5x5 roto league

My Team

1B- Howard
2B B.J. Upton
3B- Crede
SS- Escobar
OF- Berkman, Markakis, Hamilton
Util- Votto

SP- Sabathia, Pedro, Maine, McGowan, Cueto, Greinke, Big Unit, Duchy, Liriano
RP- Soria, Capps, Borowski
DL-Zimmerman, Dice-K

his team
c- Navarro
1B- Miggy C
2B- Cano
3B- M. Reynolds
SS- S. Drew
OF- Francoeur, Bruce, Winn
Util- Huff
Bench- Taveras, Figgins( we only have 2 DL spots_
DL- Furcal, Big Papi

SP- Eveland, Owings, Lackey, Lowe, Wellemeyer, Volquez, Rasner, D. Willis(sure he is going to drop him just hasn't gotten to it yet)
RP- Franklin, T. Jones,

Re: Going for Figgins

Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2008 5:33 pm
by Jerkin
I stopped reading after your 2nd sentence...why?
because i doubt Figgins can match his avg from last year. In fact, he'll probably be 30 points lower.

Re: Going for Figgins

Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 1:15 pm
by B.J.
I'm thinking of offering him either Cueto or The Big Unit. And to respond to the last poster: Figgins hits 330 last season to have him hit 30 points lower and be a 300 hitter and still get we'll say 25 for conversation's sake that's not a bad return for an unproven or injury prone SP.