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#1 LetsGoMets



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Posted 24 May 2013 - 12:04 AM

so... love my team but m.montero is killing me and no C available in 12 teamer. Team is in sig... Ride it out with Montero batting cleanup 4 dbacks or add gyorko as a backup 4 kipnis during cold streaks and to fill 1 of 2 util spots- which leaves C spot empty? Any thought on this strategy? thanks WHIR

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 12:10 AM

I wouldn't drop Montero. Why not try and trade Miller or another pitcher for a top catcher? Maybe go to a guy that needs saves and trade one of your many closers in a package for someone like Napoli?

Montero has been disappointing, but I think it would be dumb to drop him and leave your C spot open when you could be getting solid production from there.

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 12:10 AM

I guess my real question is ... go with no C for a month or so and try to trade an OF for a solid C?

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 12:30 AM

I guess my real question is ... go with no C for a month or so and try to trade an OF for a solid C?

no that's a terrible idea.your in a H2h league only thing your saving with that is your BA.why not get production in your other 4 categories.
12 team 5x5

C- Santana
1B- Laroche
2B- Kinsler
3B- Machado
SS- Desmond
OF- Jones, Harper, Betts
Util- Eaton, Yelich
BN- Trumbo, Garcia

SP- MadBum, Kluber, Cobb, A. Wood, Arrieta, Cashner, Santiago, Elias
RP- Rondon, Petricka, Britton

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 06:49 AM

I was in same situation as you, I dropped Montero, couldn't take him anymore, and added Gattis at catcher, even if he only starts a couple times a week and gets a few pinch hit chances it will probably be more than Montero was giving me.

Yahoo 12 team H2H 6x6  Redraft, no keepers

C: Y.Gomes

1B: M.Cabrera

2B: I.Kinsler

SS: I.Desmond

3B: N.Arenado

OF: G.Springer

OF: S.MarteT

OF: R.Zimmerman

UTL: M.Trumbo

UTL: A.Pollock

Bench: J.Segura, G.Polanco

SP: S.Strasburg, G.Cole, A.Wood, C.Carrasco, T.Ross, J.Lackey, W.Peralta, T.Walker, H.Bailey

RP: A.Reed, J.McGee, B.Boxberger

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 06:53 AM

the thing about going without a catche is (which I did for a week) and also DH is average will hurt you but if they get a couple runs and rbi (like lucroy did this week after I dropped him) could help you out in head to head.

if a catcher starts 5-6 games a week and another guy does 3 and out produces him he does do better.

catcher is crappy this year. all of them.

Edited by ballfan4141, 24 May 2013 - 06:54 AM.

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 07:35 AM

should try to fill it in... some production is better than no production. like someone said before, if you can pick up gattis or yan gomes, do it! theyve been hitting well although they dont get regular time...

i have a similar dilemma right now:

TEAM 1 (10 teams, 9 cat)

PG: John Wall, Mike Conley, Ricky Rubio, MCW

SG: Lance Stephenson, Kyle Korver, OJ Mayo

SF: Thaddeus Young, Luol Deng

PF: Demarcus Cousins, Nene Hilario

C: Marc Gasol, Roy Hibbert


TEAM 2 (12 teams, 9 cat)

PG: Kyrie Irving, Ricky Rubio, Jameer Nelson, Brandon Knight, Jarrett Jack

SG: James Harden, Wesley Matthews, OJ Mayo

SF: Luol Deng, Terrence Jones, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

PF: Omer Asik, Tristan Thompson, Kevin Garnett

C: Marc Gasol, Jonas Valanciunas, Tyson Chandler

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 11:03 AM

Can you get Yasmani Grandal or is someone stashing him? He is about to come back and has top ten potential.
Yorkville Digitbangers: 9 team expert league, re-draft auction (max five keepers at last year's costs plus ten) $300 salary cap. No head to head. All that matters is year end standings.
Batting - HR, AVG, SB, RBI (no runs) Pitching - ERA, W-L, SO-BB, S *=not active
Only 8 roster moves allowed per year (not including DL replacements). Remaining: 8
DH - Ortiz
C - S.Perez, Ramos*
1B - Fielder, Morse*
SS - Escobar, Lowrie*, Mercer*
2B - Murphy, Dozier
3B - Beltre, Rendon
OF - Stanton, A.Jones, Harrison, T.Hunter, Polanco, Revere*
SP - F.Hernandez, Price, Cobb, J.Fernandez, Liriano, Wacha, Archer, Holland*, McCarthy*,
T.Walker*, Porcella*
RP - Melancon, Casilla, Cecil*, A.Miller*