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2013 August Closers Thread


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#1 posty

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 07:22 AM

:)

#2 Theoneupper

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 07:39 AM

Oh man, its August already! Surprised not many close changes due to trades.

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 08:01 AM

frieri is junk.

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 09:03 AM

better Committee front-runner?

HOU with Cisneros

OR

LAA with De La Rosa

Yahoo! 12 team - 1 PPR - 6pts/TD - redraft - money league


QB- M.Ryan

RB1-Sims

RB2-McKinnon

WR1-D.Thomas

WR2-J.Jones

TE-Kelce

Flex- Gordon

K-Stream

DEF-Stream


Bench:

WR:  Benjamin, TSmith, 

RB:  Hill, Matthews,  Mason

TE:  Reed

QB: RGlll

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#5 burty1

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 09:29 AM

Has to be Cisnero...doesn't it!?!? Still think Frieri is the one to own in Angel bullpen...

#6 nets860

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 09:31 AM

De la rosa won't be closing in this lifetime. He's been worse than frieri
catcher- lucroy
1b-         votto
2b-         bonifacio
3b- ryan zimmerman
ss-         j.j hardy
of-          wil Myers
of-  granderson
of-    cespedes
util-  aramis ramirez
util-        Wilson Ramos
sp- kershaw, sabathia, Tyler thornburg, peavy, lackey, sonny gray, dan straily
rp- farquhar, frieri, mujica, rex brothers

#7 klove42

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 09:46 AM

Can't believe its August and Kevin Gregg is still a closer...
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Posted 01 August 2013 - 09:54 AM

Can't believe its August and Kevin Gregg is still a closer...

yeah and I dropped him because he was traded or playing over his head.

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 10:00 AM

I'm holding De La Rosa but not playing him unless he starts getting saves thats only because cisnero is already taken.thinking of just dropping him and stashing strop instead who clears waivers soon.
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

#10 battle2heaven

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 10:10 AM

Holding strop is now approaching the point of annoyance.

12 Team .5 PPR

QB Andrew Luck
WR AJ Green
WR Brandon Marshall
WR Julio Jones
RB Rashad Jennings
RB Ahmad Bradshaw
TE Travis Kelce
FLX Kelvin Benjamin

Bench
Justin Hunter/Allen Robinson/John Brown
Adrian Peterson/Carlos Hyde/Charles Sims
 


#11 PPolanco

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 10:33 AM

serves him right for getting a save nearly every day B)


Bobby Parnell might be unavailable on Thursday.

Parnell was used heavily at the end of July and developed some minor stiffness in his neck. The Mets' closer should be back to 100 percent by this weekend.

I back the realest and original Polanco :-)

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 10:34 AM

Holding strop is now approaching the point of annoyance.


Agree. Unsure what to even do with him at this point.
10 Team, Non-PPR (Record: 7-4)

QB: Andrew Luck
WR: Dez Bryant
WR: Jordy Nelson
RB: Ryan Mathews 
RB: Fred Jackson 
Flex: AJ Green
TE: Travis Kelce
K: Dan Bailey
D/ST: Houston(stream)
Bench:
WR: Steve Smith
RB:  Chris Ivory, Jerick McKinnon, Ben Tate, Latavius Murray
D/ST: Arizona

#13 2ndCitySox

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 10:37 AM


Holding strop is now approaching the point of annoyance.


Agree. Unsure what to even do with him at this point.


Drop him. What the hell good is a mediocre set-up man on a mediocre team if you need saves?
All-Icon Team:
C- Carlton Fisk
1B- Frank Thomas
2B- Ryne Sandberg
SS- Ozzie Smith
3B- Wade Boggs
CF- Rickey
LF- Kirk Gibson
RF- Chili Davis
DH- Eddie Murray

SP- Nolan Ryan
SP- Orel Herschiser
SP- Greg Maddux
SP- Roger Clemens
SP- BlackJack McDowell

RP- Eck

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 07:35 PM


Holding strop is now approaching the point of annoyance.


Agree. Unsure what to even do with him at this point.


Same boat here. Need saves badly, but if Gregg wasn't moved at the deadline, what are the chances Strop gets some work in the 9th? Seems like next to nil at this point looking forward.

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 08:24 PM

Papelblown about to blow another.

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 08:25 PM

Pappelplosion

4 straight hits to start 9th and counting. Lead gone

Edited by maguirekm, 01 August 2013 - 08:27 PM.


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Posted 01 August 2013 - 08:26 PM

Great job Papelbon, you ******** turd.

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 08:28 PM

Please tell me the Philly fans are booing Papelbon.....or throwing snowballs or batteries at him....
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Posted 01 August 2013 - 08:29 PM

Please tell me the Philly fans are booing Papelbon.....or throwing snowballs or batteries at him....


Only slight boos...more to come when he comes out I'm sure

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 08:34 PM

Now he can't throw strikes.