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im pretty torn in this too
i'd say if you're in a rotisserie league just bench him, if he does well it's not that big of a deal to miss one good start
and if he does bad well you missed out on that
if you're in a h2h league just start him
against one of the hardest hitting teams in what appears to be a hugely hitter-friendly ballpark (ie pads all their hitters' stats)?
i'd bench him.
but then again i'm playing tommy hanson on sunday completely on spec. so what do i know lol!
I am in a H2H league where my opponent will win IP, OUTS (I know...terrible category) and probably Ks if I don't pitch him. There is nobody on my team I could drop for a pitcher. The Yankees KILL lefties! I am scared!
C Víctor Martínez (Cle - C,1B)
1B Todd Helton (Col - 1B)
2B Felipe López (Ari - 2B,3B,SS,OF)
3B Kevin Youkilis (Bos - 1B,3B)
SS Jimmy Rollins (Phi - SS)
OF Hunter Pence (Hou - OF)
OF J.D. Drew (Bos - OF)
OF Curtis Granderson (Det - OF)
Util Jay Bruce (Cin - OF)
Util Travis Hafner (Cle - Util) DL
SP Johnny Cueto (Cin - SP)
SP Max Scherzer (Ari - SP,RP)
SP Erik Bedard (Sea - SP)
SP David Price (TB - SP)
RP Joe Nathan (Min - RP)
RP Jonathan Broxton (LAD - RP)
RP Huston Street (Col - RP)
P Josh Beckett (Bos - SP)
P Andrew Bailey (Oak - RP)
P Josh Outman (Oak - SP)
BN Dustin Pedroia (Bos - 2B)
BN Nolan Reimold (Bal - OF)
BN Matt Wieters (Bal - C)
BN Aubrey Huff (Bal - 1B,3B)
DL Joey Votto (Cin - 1B) DL
BN Chris Young (SD - SP)
BN Ricky Nolasco (Fla - SP) NA
BN Rich Harden (ChC - SP) DL
DL John Smoltz (Bos - SP) DL
The free agent pool is really dried up since this league has some pretty astute managers.
I have the same problem too. I don't think I'm going to start him given how well the yankees are playing and they are in NY. I can see a lot of pitches and short amount of innings in this one. I hope that I'm wrong though.
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