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  1. Darth Tater

    Darth Tater All-Star Forum Donor 6x Fantasy Champion

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    Well, at least I knew when I posted this that I wasn't going to get any sympathy from you guys! :pound:

    Anyhow, good news for me. Looks like it's just a mild ankle sprain so he shouldn't miss too much time. :)
     
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    well thats good wouldn't want to lose to you with you not having a full lineup....

    on the serious side... long time folks with a one week lineup how long do you ride a guy thru a slump before benching them? and i don't mean cutting just benching... that 2nd baseman of mine just can't see a beach ball right now i bet.
     
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    I've picked up where I've left off with a 1-7-4 start in the first week. I enjoy being so consisent. Glad I took Miguel Cabrera with my first pick. The guy is batting .100.
     
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    mikhail1973 All-Star Administrator 1x Fantasy Champion

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    He'll get better, by the end of the season he should be at least around .200. :pound:
     
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    Darth Tater All-Star Forum Donor 6x Fantasy Champion

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    Tough question to give a good answer to. You've really got to weigh a lot of factors. Is someone else on your bench on a hot streak? What's his potential? Stuff like that. It's a judgment call...
     
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    Great news Darth!

    Of course, I already send the flowers, box of Kleenex and sympathy card out in the mail. To late to cancel, so you should get those in a day or two.
     
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    jammertime Starter 1x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    Darth Tater Translation: Tough choice. Should I give him honest advice or mess with him?
     
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    Darth Tater All-Star Forum Donor 6x Fantasy Champion

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    :MusicBigGrin: Doesn't this post belong in the Flip translator thread?
     
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    you'd think he'd have given me a solid answer.... me being a rookie here and the fact were playing this week so its going to be awhile before his advice would effect him...

    He must be a really insecure person that is afraid of us all :stirthepot:
     
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    This was funny. I was going to offer up the strategy that I use, then I started second-guessing myself wondering whether I wanted to give it up or not.... :pound:
     
  11. Darth Tater

    Darth Tater All-Star Forum Donor 6x Fantasy Champion

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    LOL. I actually did start typing out some advice, but those things can go either way and I didn't want it to blow up on you.
     
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    Darth doesn't know fear. Or regular bathing habits.
     
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    Darth Tater All-Star Forum Donor 6x Fantasy Champion

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    Just because I keep refusing :crossed: to hop in the tub with you doesn't mean that I don't bathe.

    Besides... those little ice pellets that shoot out of your Cannuckian shower head really hurt. :cold:
     
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    common darth get that cg shutout and a couple stolen bases. I really want to be the first person ever trying and still get shut out 12-0. omg i thought i had atleast a half way decent team but nobody can hit a lick or throw the ball in the red sea.
     
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    Hey, I'm doing my best.:MusicBigGrin: Remember, I'm only playing with about 2/3 of a lineup! You may gain more ground tonight. You outnumber me plus I may be down even more with injuries.

    My best baserunnrs are hurt so I went from 10 stolen bases last week to nada so far. My pitcher had a shutout last night but was pulled after 8 innings:yellowprison:.

    Whatever you do, just hang in there and keep a positive attitude. This is new to you. Keep trying and learning and don't give up.

    If you want to pm me I can tell you how I generally do things as far as dumping guys or I can try to answer a specific question on a move you may be considering. I'll do my best to give you some pointers, but just remember that I'm guessing too.
     
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    Hey, Darth, you would really do that for us? :sssh:
     
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    Sure. I'm always willing to try to help people. Just remember that in the end, it's only advice and that the team owner makes the final decision...for better or worse.
     
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    I know. It's cool. Hey, we're all in the same boat here. :MusicBigGrin:
     
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    just trying to give you a hard time... i used to be good at this when i had no life.... dang graduated and got married and stopped watching 20 hours of sports a day.... this weekly change is new though, i'm used to setting a lineup every day... so learning the balance is new.

    having a load of red sox seems to be hurting just now, all the powers in the american league are losing... so i assume things will balance out just hope its not to late.
     
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    wow i just realized i was in 1st after a week! taking a screenshot, it may never happen again lol
     

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