Originally Posted by NorrisHopper30
How do you have all those players and lose, you don't even need a pitching staff for that kind of offense.
Keep Crawford btw.
I know, it's kind of strange that my team is losing. Our set-up is a bit atypical. We have 20 categories (10 hitting: AVG, OPS, 1B, 2B, 3B, HR, SB, R, BB, RBI; 10 pitching: W, H, S, ERA, WHIP, FIP, Kd9, BAA, INN, QS) and we start 17 players (1B, 2B, 3B, SS, 3 OF, Util, 5 SP, 3 RP).
Pujols and Howard started the season horrendously, and Crawford was just doing okay but not stealing much. Buried in the standings after six weeks, I traded Daisuke Matsuzaka, Dan Haren and Nick Swisher for David Wright, Javier Vazquez, and Boof Bonser. Anyway, my offense is doing fine now as all four players are now coming around, but my pitching is on the ropes. If I can somehow find some solid starters to replace the ones I've lost, I may have a chance to get back in the race.
I've been trying to deal Howard because he clogs up my Util spot every week since I've got Albert at 1B. That would leave me with a Pujols-Wright-Crawford threesome as my keepers--not too shabby at all. Strangely, there seems to be little to no market for Howard in my league. People seem to think he is a one-year wonder. Otherwise, I will probably look to trade one of my four studs (Pujols, Howard, Crawford, Wright) for draft picks next year. Hence my posting of this thread for your help!