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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #125 on: April 09, 2013, 11:13:35 AM »
Age.
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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #126 on: April 09, 2013, 11:58:07 AM »
He wasted a lot of years with the Blue Jays sadly.

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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #127 on: April 09, 2013, 07:17:49 PM »
But that is where he made his name. It not for his time in Toronto would he have had to work as hard and be the same player?
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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #128 on: April 09, 2013, 08:52:16 PM »
I agree it was age, and just alot of innings in general.  There's only so many pitches a guy can make before he is worn out..Jamie Moyer was a freak of nature...doubt we will ever see someone pitch as long as he did.
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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #129 on: April 09, 2013, 09:02:20 PM »
Excuse the fat fingers Dee no harm meant.
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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #130 on: April 09, 2013, 09:11:18 PM »
Excuse the fat fingers Dee no harm meant.
Did you change something. Fore? 
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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #131 on: April 09, 2013, 09:47:50 PM »
The little sticky thing next to your post. Never even knew it was there until my fat fingers hit it by mistake and my phone wont let me change it back.
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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #132 on: April 09, 2013, 09:51:54 PM »
lol No worries....really happy I picked up the catcher for the Mets...he is off to a great start!
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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #133 on: April 09, 2013, 10:03:45 PM »
John Buck..thought about making that move too as I have Jesus Montero.

Interesting thing is, the Mets have a top prospect catcher they got in the RA Dickey trade named Travis d'Arnaud who is major league ready.  If Buck keeps up the pace will it delay d'Arnaud's callup?
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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #134 on: April 09, 2013, 10:11:11 PM »
How the heck are the Royals beating the Twins twice? They never beat Minnesota more than once a series.

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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #135 on: April 09, 2013, 10:13:08 PM »
John Buck..thought about making that move too as I have Jesus Montero.

Interesting thing is, the Mets have a top prospect catcher they got in the RA Dickey trade named Travis d'Arnaud who is major league ready.  If Buck keeps up the pace will it delay d'Arnaud's callup?
Maybe a position change for one of them?  Who is the Mets 1B? 

I made a couple moves this week that are already paying off...picked up Buck and Youk until Chase Headley is ready to go...which sounds like it is imminent.  Still trying to lure Castro away from T12...beating him 86-8 right now..maybe that will light a fire! grin1
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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #136 on: April 09, 2013, 10:15:37 PM »
D'Arnaud iscready but the talk before Buck became so hotceas to keep him down until mid season anyway so no big loss and a bright future.
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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #137 on: April 09, 2013, 10:16:09 PM »
How the heck are the Royals beating the Twins twice? They never beat Minnesota more than once a series.

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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #138 on: April 09, 2013, 10:16:59 PM »
Ike Davis is the Mets 1B and he is not going anywhere soon I hope.
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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #139 on: April 09, 2013, 10:19:11 PM »
Buccos at least found an offense at Arizona.  Dodgers shut us out twice.
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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #140 on: April 09, 2013, 10:27:36 PM »
Mets had Gee against Lee and we all know how that turned out. Gee 3 innings 7 runs
 He was high in the strike zone and they were hitting like it was on a tee facepalm
Lee on the other hand was near perfect Buck took him deep for 2 runs only after an infielders error prolonged the inning. One other run thru 8+ no walks yet again.
He now leads Baseball with most consecutive 6 + innings of one walk or les at 19. No age problems for him.
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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #141 on: April 10, 2013, 09:10:35 PM »
Too bad this guy isn't still available...would be one helluva sleeper..grin1

Bill Bergen is widely considered the worst MLB player of all time.  Most people would not know that name because he played from 1901-1911.  Bergen struck out 354 more times than had extra base hits.  With 2 career HR's and a WAR of -14.55 in 3228 plate appearances, Bergen is said by many to be the worst hitter in baseball history.
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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #142 on: April 10, 2013, 09:16:48 PM »
Mets had Gee against Lee and we all know how that turned out. Gee 3 innings 7 runs
 He was high in the strike zone and they were hitting like it was on a tee facepalm
Lee on the other hand was near perfect Buck took him deep for 2 runs only after an infielders error prolonged the inning. One other run thru 8+ no walks yet again.
He now leads Baseball with most consecutive 6 + innings of one walk or les at 19. No age problems for him.

Good, hes pitching for me. ;)

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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #143 on: April 10, 2013, 10:29:13 PM »
The Mets losecagain. With their staff or lack there of after Niese and Harvey net the farm they lose the next 3.
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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #144 on: April 10, 2013, 10:31:06 PM »
Royals win another game but its fools gold even though they have a good rotation and bullpen.

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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #145 on: April 18, 2013, 04:15:27 PM »
My updated trophy case looks purty. grin1

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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #146 on: April 18, 2013, 07:34:17 PM »
Congrats. It you keep talking them down they may just win it all grin1
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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #147 on: April 18, 2013, 07:41:39 PM »
Mets took a 3 -2 lead into the 4h and for the next 2 innings couldn't get anyone out. Final 11-3.
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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #148 on: April 19, 2013, 02:30:12 PM »
Interesting read the thread as a whole as for the drafting part I typically grab the best players available and make a point of getting at least 1-2 top tier pitchers some times that bites me in the ass but most of the time it pays dividends. Especially in the CBS leagues.  After getting my positions filled I like to sometimes take the hidden gems or those I have gut feelings about Jaime Garcia types I got him in a couple drafts in the last rounds same with Wade Miley. Although Teahran isnt working out well.

As far as all the early movement in the first few weeks Im amazed at the amount of moves. Im in one league where there is a guy thats already made 30 plus moves and they arent all pitchers most are fielders, every few day hes grabbing the next hot player. I myself like to give it a few weeks or 3-4 starts on pitchers to see if the slow starts evaporate and go from there So far with the exception of pitchers and Kipinis and Cabreara most of my moves have been injury driven. Weaver , Cesspedas, Hill ect making it nessisary to move someone to fill a spot.
Im in a league were we also have a collector of DL players all I can figure out with him is hes hoping they all have Trout/Miggy type years when they return    
Jason Kipnis ice cold, A Hill DL out 4-6 weeks minumum, Kubel, Ortiz, Reyes, Motte, and had Texeria as well but dropped him to get Kipinis he has one bench spot left. Cant understand his logic as his active roster is sad. Trout and Sandoval are the only 2 with avg above 250

Oh and I did make a move by dropping Lincecum to pick up Josh Johnson who someone dropped being someone with a bad back and a surgically repaired knee I know how weather affects people with past injuries and hope thats the case here and when it warms up he goes crazy.
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Re: Drafing, Trading and Managing
« Reply #149 on: April 19, 2013, 07:51:02 PM »
Welcome Birdofprey. First Thanks again for a great hockey season and Welcome to the baseball boards.  As I stated I also try not to touch any of my players until May. I must also state I have been lucky enough to pick up dropped players because some are not willing to wait.
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