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Final Roster Adjustment for Playoffs (Week Two Edition)


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#1 mynameistickle

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 12:53 PM

Team in Signature. This is Week Two of my league's playoffs. I had a bye in Week One because I was the #1 overall seed.

I have only one remaining player add of the three available for this week. I used the first one to option Jose Fernandez (shut down for season) to my farm and promote Evan Gattis. With my second player add, I FINALLY dropped Alex Rodriguez (Hamstring + Calf) and added Luke Hochevar (needed holds and ratios)

So with my third and final player add I need to address one of the 2 holes in my offense.

I have two main weaknesses in my current lineup. The (MI) position: Brad Miller (hamstring) and the 2nd (UTIL) position: Eric Young Jr. (streaky, good source of SB, which my team could use)

My options are as follows:
- Option Brad Miller* to farm & promote either Scooter Gennett, Josh Rutledge or Didi Gregorious
- Drop Eric Young Jr. & promote OF Christian Yelich
- Drop Eric Young Jr. & promote 1B/OF Logan Morrison
- Drop Eric Young Jr. & add OF Denard Span
- Drop Eric Young Jr. & add C Wilson Ramos
- Drop Eric Young Jr. & add OF Will Venable
- Drop/option Eric Young Jr./Brad Miller* & add SS Jonathan Villar as UTIL2/MI
*[I think Brad Miller is a promising player, so im looking to option him to the farm rather than drop him out right. The only way to accomplish that is to promote another MI eligible player to take his roster spot and also to open a spot on the farm for him (20 player max)]

Which is the best course of action? Will help in return 100% AS ALWAYS!!!! Please leave links! Cheers!

Edited by mynameistickle, 16 September 2013 - 12:54 PM.

Yahoo! 10 Team H2H | Batters: HR,RBI,SB,AVG,OPS | Pitchers: K, ERA, WHIP, QS, SV

C: Welington Castillo
1B: Joey Votto
2B: Matt Carpenter
3B: Todd Frazier
SS: Francisco Lindor
OF: Gregory Polanco, Dexter Fowler, Mark Trumbo
UTIL: Miguel Sano, Ben Zobrist
BN: Randal Grichuk, Joc Pederson, Gerardo Parra, Eugenio Suarez, Carlos Gomez

SP: Clayton Kershaw, Carlos Martinez, Yordano Ventura
RP: Aroldis Chapman, Kanley Jansen
P: Jeff Samardzija, Patrick Corbin, Jose Berrios
BN: Drew Pomeranz
DL: (Glen Perkins), (Zack Wheeler)
NA: Lucas Giolito

#2 JoeRomp83

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 01:12 PM

I don't think Miller's injury is too serious, right? should be day-to-day. If you only have one move left, I'd say to get rid of EY. Not a fan. He's good for one thing and one thing only. SB. And even then, he hasn't been running much (averaging 2 steals a week last 14 days) because he simply cannot get on base.

I'd go with either Yelich or Venable. If I'm reading this right, you already own Yelich and Venable is currently a FA. I'd probably take the chance on Venable for RoS, and hold Yelich for next year.

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Edited by JoeRomp83, 16 September 2013 - 01:17 PM.


#3 mynameistickle

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 01:37 PM

Thanks man! Im leaning that way too. Very intrigued by Ramos' recent production though. RBIs are a sore spot for me recently.

This is a dynasty league so yes we keep roster and farm players from year to year.

MIGHT also CONSIDER dropping Francisco Liriano (over EYJ), since my bullpen is pretty stout and my opponent's is VERY WEAK
Yahoo! 10 Team H2H | Batters: HR,RBI,SB,AVG,OPS | Pitchers: K, ERA, WHIP, QS, SV

C: Welington Castillo
1B: Joey Votto
2B: Matt Carpenter
3B: Todd Frazier
SS: Francisco Lindor
OF: Gregory Polanco, Dexter Fowler, Mark Trumbo
UTIL: Miguel Sano, Ben Zobrist
BN: Randal Grichuk, Joc Pederson, Gerardo Parra, Eugenio Suarez, Carlos Gomez

SP: Clayton Kershaw, Carlos Martinez, Yordano Ventura
RP: Aroldis Chapman, Kanley Jansen
P: Jeff Samardzija, Patrick Corbin, Jose Berrios
BN: Drew Pomeranz
DL: (Glen Perkins), (Zack Wheeler)
NA: Lucas Giolito

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 02:24 PM

I like the option with Ramos who has been hot, Venable and Yelich have also been hitting well. Ramos has racked up the HRs/RBIs, Yelich has hit consistently and even started stealing a few bases which might get you some back from what you'd lose cuting Young.

My 10 team Yahoo standard H2H redraft, 

Hitting cats- H/R/BB/RBI/HR/SB/AVG  SP cats- ER/ERA/BB/H/K/S/W SP only 27 minimum innings pitched needed 

C- Lucroy 1B- Votto 2B- Altuve 3B- Arenado IF- Franco SS- Correa

LF- Piscotty CF- Brantley RF- Sano OF- Conforto

BN-  Vmart, Rendon, Kyle Seager, Span DL-  Blackmon

SP- Kershaw, Cole, Zimmerman, Maeda, Quintana, Nola, Walker DL- McCullers

RP- Rosenthal, Allen

 

 

10 team H2H redraft

Hitting cats- H/R/BB/RBI/HR/SB/AVG  SP cats- ER/ERA/BB/H/K/S/W SP only 27 minimum innings pitched needed 

C- Perez 1B-  Freeman 2B-  Dozier 3B- Fraizer IF- Pujols SS- Lindor

LF- Saunders CF- Trout RF- Bautista OF- Polanco

BN-  Segura, Granderson, Odor, Heyward

SP- Sale, Grienke, Cmart, Maeda, Smyly, Nola DL- Darvish

RP- Kenley, Jeanmar

 

Players not always in same order shown in sig!

 

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#5 arthurpete

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 02:25 PM

Span is intriguing and the Nats are hot but Venable is a 5 cat guy and is doing well, gotta go with Venable.

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 03:00 PM

Thaks for you help with mine.

I added Jonathan Villar and put him into the starting line-up he's been hitting lately. I also like Ramos as you know as I have him as well and Perez has cooled off as late. Span would also be a good pick up has he's hitting and stealing but no power. But, Venable is a cat. 5 guy and you'd probably be best served by him IMO.
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#7 dannyusf

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 05:27 PM

Venable and Yelich seem like legit options. Venable more everyday and Yelich situational only against righties

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12 Team H2H Standard 5 Keepers
C: Posey

1B: Goldy

2B: Rendon

3B: Donaldson

SS: Desmond

OF: Marte

OF: Pence

OF: Calhoun

UTL: Kemp

Bench: Aroid, Cesar Hernandez

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#8 B.Jason.Upton

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 05:34 PM

Thanks for the help with mine!

I think I have to go Venable but it's really close for me. I'm almost 50/50 between that and taking a shot that the hot streak with Ramos continues.

Span is hot too and isn't a bad option if you need some SB's and R's but would be my 3rd choice.
Team 1 - 12 team h2h daily
C - E Gattis, 1B - C Carter 2B - K Wong, SS - J Rollins, 3B - E Encarnacion, OF - C Gomez, J Upton, M Cabrera, Util - G Polanco, C Dickerson Bench: B Moss
P - Kershaw, Sale, Minor, S Gray, G Richards, D Duffy, J Nelson, M Wacha (DL)
RP - K Uehara, C Kimbrel, N Feliz, K Quackenbush

Team 2 - 12 team h2h daily
C - Y Gomes, 1B - J Abreu, 2B - K Wong, SS - E Andrus, 3B - A Beltre, OF - J Bautista, J Heyward, S Marte UTIL - M Cuddyer, R Davis Bench: H Ramirez (DL)
SP - E Santana, J Quintana, D Duffy, C Tillman, M Pineda, J Paxton, K Hendricks, B Norris
RP - S Cishek, H Rondon, J McGee, K Quackenbush

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 05:35 PM

Drop/option ./Brad Miller* & add SS Jonathan Villar as UTIL2/MI


help on mine? http://forums.rotowo...howtopic=370467

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 10:14 PM

Drop/option ./Brad Miller* & add SS Jonathan Villar as UTIL2/MI




Agree.

#11 mynameistickle

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Posted 17 September 2013 - 12:42 AM

As intriguing as all the options were and I loved all your input...I ended up with Ramos.

Needed the RBI/HR surge Ramos is showing. Now starting 4 catcher eligible players: Napoli, Gattis, Perez and Ramos

Will option Miller and promote either Gennett or Rutledge next week!
Yahoo! 10 Team H2H | Batters: HR,RBI,SB,AVG,OPS | Pitchers: K, ERA, WHIP, QS, SV

C: Welington Castillo
1B: Joey Votto
2B: Matt Carpenter
3B: Todd Frazier
SS: Francisco Lindor
OF: Gregory Polanco, Dexter Fowler, Mark Trumbo
UTIL: Miguel Sano, Ben Zobrist
BN: Randal Grichuk, Joc Pederson, Gerardo Parra, Eugenio Suarez, Carlos Gomez

SP: Clayton Kershaw, Carlos Martinez, Yordano Ventura
RP: Aroldis Chapman, Kanley Jansen
P: Jeff Samardzija, Patrick Corbin, Jose Berrios
BN: Drew Pomeranz
DL: (Glen Perkins), (Zack Wheeler)
NA: Lucas Giolito