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On 5/11/2019 at 4:44 AM, Overlord said:

Been a real tough year for me pitching wise ... I had a day back in April where Cobb gave up 9 earned runs in 2.2 innings while Cimber managed to allow four in .2 innings.  Nothing like the old 13 earned runs in 3.1 inning effort.

But I've become pretty immune to disastrous days over the years.  Though one in particular still haunts me. Many, many years ago in one of my first seasons playing online baseball, My first pick was a young right fielder coming off an absolutely monster season.  He proceeded to slump the first month and a half and I finally got pretty irritated and benched him.

That player?  Shawn Green.  And what day did I decide to bench him?  May 23, 2002. 

I remember that game. Lol.    Thanks for the laugh. I needed it after this week's performance.

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In my keeper league who only allows (3) IL spots and is a category H2H weekly league...

 

Altuve, Kluber, Glasnow, Taillon, Strop all being on the DL at the same time

with Soto & Meadows coming back this weekend

Olson coming back earlier this week

Pollock needing to be dropped as I can't keep all these guys in bench spots

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Man finally get ahead by 20pts last night. Looks like I got a decent shot at winning this week. He's got 1 start left as long as he doesn't pitch that well, my hitters beat his....maybe pick up a save or 2; it could happen.

 

Whelp Altuve's hurt, Carpenter gets a day off today, and my opponent picks up another start today with Godley.  I'm facing another topv3 scoring team as we're the top 2 scores so far this week.

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7 minutes ago, Heroebal said:

Man finally get ahead by 20pts last night. Looks like I got a decent shot at winning this week. He's got 1 start left as long as he doesn't pitch that well, my hitters beat his....maybe pick up a save or 2; it could happen.

 

Whelp Altuve's hurt, Carpenter gets a day off today, and my opponent picks up another start today with Godley.  I'm facing another topv3 scoring team as we're the top 2 scores so far this week.

You should be thankful your opponent is starting Godley

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Just now, ComeSaleAway said:

Had to rage drop Martin Perez. I'm in 1st place and he's going to cost me 2 cats this week. I can't have a loser like that on a championship contender. So thanks Martin on a job..done 

Yup. I'm with you, knew as soon as I picked him up he'd become a hr machine. The data shows that other than that cutter, he sucks. I hoped I could catch lightning in a bottle but whatever

 

All pitchers suck

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On Perez - he had Dixon struck out on a called strike three before allowing that solo shot.  I’m not going to fault anyone for allowing a homer to Castellanos.  That move may come back to haunt you guys calling him a “loser.”

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4 minutes ago, BMcP said:

On Perez - he had Dixon struck out on a called strike three before allowing that solo shot.  I’m not going to fault anyone for allowing a homer to Castellanos.  That move may come back to haunt you guys calling him a “loser.”

 

Yeah that pitch was clearly a strike.

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Come on, stop babying Snell.  I doubt they were going to score for him since they've made Tanaka look like the best pitcher in baseball today, but still, he was only at 96 pitches.  Pitchers need to throw 100+ pitches at some point.

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5 hours ago, FritzLn said:

Yup. I'm with you, knew as soon as I picked him up he'd become a hr machine. The data shows that other than that cutter, he sucks. I hoped I could catch lightning in a bottle but whatever

 

All pitchers suck

 

What I have been saying all year...

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10 hours ago, IlliniGuy76 said:

In my keeper league who only allows (3) IL spots and is a category H2H weekly league...

 

Altuve, Kluber, Glasnow, Taillon, Strop all being on the DL at the same time

with Soto & Meadows coming back this weekend

Olson coming back earlier this week

Pollock needing to be dropped as I can't keep all these guys in bench spots

Haha, I'm dropping Pollock from my full 3 man IL tonight too because it's full and I need to DL Glasnow to pick up a SP off the wire.

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10 team keeper league....

Drafted Josh Bell and Soroka. Hit with injuries early on and dropped Bell instead of Braun. Dropped Soroka when he was sent down to the minors. Added Chavis when he got the call but dropped him 4 days later to add pitching to win my weekly matchup. 

 

Oh what could have been...

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