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I'm in a 12 keeper league (took over a team at the start of the year) and it's not going to be my year in this one. 27.5 games out, no real chance of getting any better. As a result, I'm looking towards next season.
I'm sick of Zimmerman. The question: would you drop him for Anthony Rizzo? I traded Teixeira last week and now have a platoon of Hart and Swisher manning 1B. I'd love to get my hands on Rizzo, as a gamble.
I am also considering stashing Hultzen, for whom I'll likely drop one of my two shortstops: Furcal or Hart. Which one would you choose? I have Bonifacio on the DL as well.
My team is Wieters, Hart, Uggla, Middlebrooks, Furcal, Trumbo, Rios, BJ Upton, Heyward, Swisher, Zimmerman, Hardy.
Pitching: Lee, AJ Burnett, McDonald, McCarthy, Josh Johnson, Edwin Jackson, Daniel Hudson, Papelbon, Frieri, Clippard, Bauer.
12 team H2H, 6x6 with OBP and K/BB. Thanks!
- 1 Reply to Max
Me too, I'm dying to get my hands on Rizzo and Hultzen. Swisher is valuable in our league, as we have OBP. I like him as a bench option. I guess Hart and Furcal would indeed be the odd men out, even though Furcal has been hitting better than Hardy recently.
- 1 Reply to Doug
There is no way in hell I'm keeping Zimmerman. Aside from the fact that we have an inflation system for keepers (which would make Zimmerman a third round pick next year, which is ridiculous looking at what he's done in the last two years), I also have two other 3B (Trumbo/Middlebrooks) I like better.
I'm not buying the patience thing on Zimmerman. He's been awful for the past 2 or 3 seasons and is injury prone. It's almost July and he's still hitting like crap.
Hart hasn't been awesome either, but at least he's garnering trade interest.
But I get your point.