Jump to content

Visit Rotoworld.comRotoworld Forums  
Rotoworld: MLB | NFL | NBA | NHL | NASCAR | CFB
Sports Talk Blogs: PFT | HBT | PBT | CFT | PHT
  Visit NBCSports.com

Photo
- - - - -

JA Happ 2013 Outlook


This topic has been archived. This means that you cannot reply to this topic.
56 replies to this topic

#1 holyBrowns

holyBrowns

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,400 posts

Posted 26 March 2013 - 10:14 PM

Is Happ going to get some wins with that high powered lineup behind him, or be his old self?
14 Team Total Points - Weekly Lineup Locks [hitting scoring] 1 pt per single, run, rbi, bb, sb, hbp - 2 pts per double - 3 pts per triple - 4 pts per home run [pitching scoring] 15 pts per win, 3 pts per QS, 2 pts per CG, 1 pt per K, 10 pts per no hitter, 5 pts per perfect game, 8 pts per save, relief win
C: Yan Gomes
1B: Anthony Rizzo
2B: Dustin Pedroia
3B: Kyle Seager
SS: Starlin Castro
OF: Mike Trout
OF: Giancarlo Stanton
OF: Alex Rios
DH: David Ortiz
SP: Zack Greinke
SP: Jered Weaver
SP: Johnny Cueto
RP: Jason Grilli
Bench: Bogaerts, Polanco, Morneau, Iwakuma, Peavy, Colon, Simon, Buehrle, Kelly, Chavez

#2 cymbaline

cymbaline

    Superstar

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,273 posts

Posted 26 March 2013 - 10:19 PM

The steady increase in K numbers make him intriguing.

Still hard to trust the guy though.

#3 holyBrowns

holyBrowns

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,400 posts

Posted 27 March 2013 - 07:27 PM

Does him getting paid at least means his spot is safe? I don't see Romero challenging it anytime soon
14 Team Total Points - Weekly Lineup Locks [hitting scoring] 1 pt per single, run, rbi, bb, sb, hbp - 2 pts per double - 3 pts per triple - 4 pts per home run [pitching scoring] 15 pts per win, 3 pts per QS, 2 pts per CG, 1 pt per K, 10 pts per no hitter, 5 pts per perfect game, 8 pts per save, relief win
C: Yan Gomes
1B: Anthony Rizzo
2B: Dustin Pedroia
3B: Kyle Seager
SS: Starlin Castro
OF: Mike Trout
OF: Giancarlo Stanton
OF: Alex Rios
DH: David Ortiz
SP: Zack Greinke
SP: Jered Weaver
SP: Johnny Cueto
RP: Jason Grilli
Bench: Bogaerts, Polanco, Morneau, Iwakuma, Peavy, Colon, Simon, Buehrle, Kelly, Chavez

#4 Travis_Fryman#17

Travis_Fryman#17

    Superstar

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,408 posts

Posted 27 March 2013 - 07:34 PM

I think he tires in the 5th, per always. But maybe he added a changeup or something?
Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.
- Charles Bukowski

#5 holyBrowns

holyBrowns

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,400 posts

Posted 06 April 2013 - 01:17 PM

6 Ks through 4, making the decision to drop him a lot harder!
14 Team Total Points - Weekly Lineup Locks [hitting scoring] 1 pt per single, run, rbi, bb, sb, hbp - 2 pts per double - 3 pts per triple - 4 pts per home run [pitching scoring] 15 pts per win, 3 pts per QS, 2 pts per CG, 1 pt per K, 10 pts per no hitter, 5 pts per perfect game, 8 pts per save, relief win
C: Yan Gomes
1B: Anthony Rizzo
2B: Dustin Pedroia
3B: Kyle Seager
SS: Starlin Castro
OF: Mike Trout
OF: Giancarlo Stanton
OF: Alex Rios
DH: David Ortiz
SP: Zack Greinke
SP: Jered Weaver
SP: Johnny Cueto
RP: Jason Grilli
Bench: Bogaerts, Polanco, Morneau, Iwakuma, Peavy, Colon, Simon, Buehrle, Kelly, Chavez

#6 dangerous

dangerous

    Allstar

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 549 posts

Posted 06 April 2013 - 01:44 PM

Had a sparkly ST too... 1.90 ERA

#7 brockpapersizer

brockpapersizer

    Hall of Famer

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 6,848 posts

Posted 06 April 2013 - 01:46 PM

I wanted to wait for his first start to pick him up, but someone beat me to it a couple days early. I feel bad.
FREE JOSH GORDON......THREAD


-Buy high, sell low, keep em guessing.

#8 BMcP

BMcP

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,656 posts

Posted 06 April 2013 - 01:51 PM

Would feel more encouraged if he could make it past 6
Opta ardua pennis astra sequi.

#9 Bodhizefa

Bodhizefa

    Superstar

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,534 posts

Posted 06 April 2013 - 01:54 PM

I wanted to wait for his first start to pick him up, but someone beat me to it a couple days early. I feel bad.


Isn't that the opposite of what you should do? You wait and he does well and the entire league will vy for him. You wait and he doesn't do well and you won't pick him up anyway. It just seems counterintuitive. You have to be ahead of the curve, like your leaguemate was. Just a thought.

I have no clue if Happ will end up breaking out, but I trust the Jays' front office talent evaluation a lot. Once they signed him to an extension, I began targeting him in most of my leagues.
"We used to roast Stay Puft marshmallows by the fire at Camp Wocanda."

#10 brockpapersizer

brockpapersizer

    Hall of Famer

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 6,848 posts

Posted 06 April 2013 - 02:38 PM


I wanted to wait for his first start to pick him up, but someone beat me to it a couple days early. I feel bad.


Isn't that the opposite of what you should do? You wait and he does well and the entire league will vy for him. You wait and he doesn't do well and you won't pick him up anyway. It just seems counterintuitive. You have to be ahead of the curve, like your leaguemate was. Just a thought.

I have no clue if Happ will end up breaking out, but I trust the Jays' front office talent evaluation a lot. Once they signed him to an extension, I began targeting him in most of my leagues.


I was planning on monitoring the start early and seeing whether to pounce not thinking he was on many or any people's radar. I didnt have an obvious drop for him either. Not worth bailing on one of my guys after a day or so for JA Happ who could be useful, but doesnt have really high upside IMO

Edited by brockpapersizer, 06 April 2013 - 02:38 PM.

FREE JOSH GORDON......THREAD


-Buy high, sell low, keep em guessing.

#11 bang_danani

bang_danani

    Rookie

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 176 posts

Posted 07 May 2013 - 07:00 PM

Holy s--- I hope this guy is alright.
14-Team 7x7 H2H Redraft
R, HR, RBI, SB, TB, AVG
W, SV, K, HLD, ERA, WHIP, QS

C: M. Napoli
1B: F. Freeman
2B: B. Phillips
3B: H. Ramirez
SS: E. Cabrera
IF: A. LaRoche
OF: J. Bautista
OF: J. Hamilton
OF: J. Ellsbury
OF: M. Ozuna
UTIL: B. Upton
UTIL: C. Quentin
Bench: None

SP: R. Detwiler, T. Hudson, H. Santiago, K. Slowey, Z. McAllister, S. Kazmir, F. Liriano, B. Zito, C. Villanueva A. Cashner
RP: R. Betancourt, J. Papelbon, K. Gregg

#12 bang_danani

bang_danani

    Rookie

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 176 posts

Posted 07 May 2013 - 07:01 PM

Ball off his head, rolled all the way to RF. Crazy.
14-Team 7x7 H2H Redraft
R, HR, RBI, SB, TB, AVG
W, SV, K, HLD, ERA, WHIP, QS

C: M. Napoli
1B: F. Freeman
2B: B. Phillips
3B: H. Ramirez
SS: E. Cabrera
IF: A. LaRoche
OF: J. Bautista
OF: J. Hamilton
OF: J. Ellsbury
OF: M. Ozuna
UTIL: B. Upton
UTIL: C. Quentin
Bench: None

SP: R. Detwiler, T. Hudson, H. Santiago, K. Slowey, Z. McAllister, S. Kazmir, F. Liriano, B. Zito, C. Villanueva A. Cashner
RP: R. Betancourt, J. Papelbon, K. Gregg

#13 supac720

supac720

    Superstar

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,818 posts

Posted 07 May 2013 - 07:02 PM

That was wicked. I jumped off my couch w/ an Oh s*** after seeing that bullet.

#14 supac720

supac720

    Superstar

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,818 posts

Posted 07 May 2013 - 07:04 PM

Had to be 130 mph laser off Jennings bat right off the dome. I pray he's OK, that was surreal.

#15 Skrappy1

Skrappy1

    Rookie

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 108 posts

Posted 07 May 2013 - 07:05 PM

Man, that really didn't look good. Lot of blood coming from his ear.

#16 The Harsh

The Harsh

    I like .webms.

  • Moderators
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 6,006 posts

Posted 07 May 2013 - 07:06 PM

They have yet to put him in the stretcher and the trainer has been out there for at least five minutes. This looks really, really bad. A lot of the players look sick; Rasmus is kneeling down on one knee (looks like he's praying?). Complete silence in the ballpark.

Edit: He's been lifted on to the stretcher. No sign from him, but it's a good sign that they think he's stable enough to get him out of there without immediate attention.

That was the scariest play I've ever seen in my life.
Are the Rotoworld forums lagging for you? Please report the issue here: http://www.rotoworld.com/about/help.aspx. It's the best way to force a change!

#17 9703

9703

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,698 posts

Posted 07 May 2013 - 07:07 PM

I literally put my hands on top of my head as it happened.

#18 Tchaikovsky08

Tchaikovsky08

    Superstar

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,135 posts

Posted 07 May 2013 - 07:08 PM

That was absolutely brutal. Ballplayers on both teams look ill. Just a wicked smash straight to the temple area (at least, that's how I saw it) without any protection. Glad he's moving around. Hope he's ok.

#19 Skrappy1

Skrappy1

    Rookie

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 108 posts

Posted 07 May 2013 - 07:10 PM

They have yet to put him in the stretcher and the trainer has been out there for at least five minutes. This looks really, really bad. A lot of the players look sick; Rasmus is kneeling down on one knee (looks like he's praying?). Complete silence in the ballpark.

Edit: He's been lifted on to the stretcher. No sign from him, but it's a good sign that they think he's stable enough to get him out of there without immediate attention.

That was the scariest play I've ever seen in my life.

Agreed. A couple of the guys looked like they were either crying or about to.

Immediately make me think of the Mike Coolbaugh situation a few years back.

Edited by Skrappy1, 07 May 2013 - 07:13 PM.


#20 CanadianSportsJunkie

CanadianSportsJunkie

    Superstar

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,210 posts

Posted 07 May 2013 - 07:11 PM

Minor wave from Happ when leaving the stadium. Unreal play, hard to watch.

20 Team Keeper - Keep 4 - FGM, FT%, 3PTM, PTS, REB, AST, ST, BLK, TO

 

PG - John Wall

SG - Goran Dragic

SF - Trevor Ariza

PF - LaMarcus Alridge

C - Nikola Pekovic

UTIL - Gerald Green

BN - John Henson, Doug McDermott, Samuel Dalembert, Marco Belinelli

 

12 Team Keeper - Keep 8 - G, A, +/-, PIM, PPP, SHP, GWG, SOG, FW, BLK -  GOALIES -  W, L, GAA, SV%, SHO

Starting Roster - 3 C - 3 LW - 3 RW - 1 W, 1 F, 4 D and 2 G

C - Steven Stamkos, David Krejci, Tyler Bozak

LW - Gabriel Landeskog, Tomas Tatar, Jiri Hudler

RW - Corey Perry, Tommy Wingels, Joel Ward

F- Loui Eriksson, Antoine Vermette, Mike Hoffman, Shane Doan

D - Niklas Kronwall, Mark Giordano, Alex Goligoski, Anton Stralman, Aaron Ekblad

IR - Jordan Staal

G - Corey Crawford, Mike Smith, Roberto Luongo, James Reimer