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Thread: The Best Fantasy Pitching Staff EVAR!

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    The Best Fantasy Pitching Staff EVAR!

    So we had our fantasy draft the other day and it was an auto draft. I ranked my draft order out to 250 in a 11 team league and just about sh*t a brick when I saw my pitching staff. This is freakin ridiculous.

    Zack Greinke
    Roy Halliday
    Tim Lincecum
    Chris Carpenter
    Dan Haren
    Andrew Bailey
    Mariano Rivera
    Ryan Franklin
    David Aardsma
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    Re: The Best Fantasy Pitching Staff EVAR!

    Pretty good. Now how's the rest of your team look?
    "Now that's a real shame when folks be throwin' away a perfectly good white boy like that."

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    Re: The Best Fantasy Pitching Staff EVAR!

    Are you also the owner of the other 10 teams in the league?

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    Re: The Best Fantasy Pitching Staff EVAR!

    Your starters are great no doubt, but after Rivera your bullpen is shaky. Aardsma and Franklin are both due for a big let-down, and might lose their closer jobs, and Bailey is hurt.

    I'd like to see what type of offense you managed to get as well.

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    Re: The Best Fantasy Pitching Staff EVAR!

    Clearly you are the best pitching team in your league, even without seeing the other teams rosters.

    However, with such great pitching your hitting has too be bottom 10-11.

    Can we see your hitters?

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    Re: The Best Fantasy Pitching Staff EVAR!

    I beg to differ.... My pitching staff

    Roy Halladay
    Justin Verlander
    Johan Santana
    Johnny Cueto
    Max Scherzer
    Aaron Harang
    Phil Hughes
    Mariano Rivera
    Francisco Cordero
    Heath Bell
    Jon Rauch
    Suck it up cupcake.

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    Re: The Best Fantasy Pitching Staff EVAR!

    Quote Originally Posted by TRF View Post
    I beg to differ.... My pitching staff

    Roy Halladay
    Justin Verlander
    Johan Santana
    Johnny Cueto
    Max Scherzer
    Aaron Harang
    Phil Hughes
    Mariano Rivera
    Francisco Cordero
    Heath Bell
    Jon Rauch
    I like the original poster's better.
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    Re: The Best Fantasy Pitching Staff EVAR!

    We had a guy who autodrafted the best pitching staff ever last year.

    He came in dead last.
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    Re: The Best Fantasy Pitching Staff EVAR!

    Quote Originally Posted by Dom Heffner View Post
    We had a guy who autodrafted the best pitching staff ever last year.

    He came in dead last.
    That's usually how it works.

    Best staff ever means worst offense ever. Since pitching is so fragile and unpredictable, you're better off having best offense ever.
    "No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference." ~Tommy Lasorda

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    Re: The Best Fantasy Pitching Staff EVAR!

    Quote Originally Posted by Brutus the Pimp View Post
    I like the original poster's better.

    In a traditional 5x5, i'd destroy him.
    Suck it up cupcake.

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    Re: The Best Fantasy Pitching Staff EVAR!

    Quote Originally Posted by TRF View Post
    In a traditional 5x5, i'd destroy him.
    lol i'm not seeing it at all
    "No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference." ~Tommy Lasorda

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    Re: The Best Fantasy Pitching Staff EVAR!

    I don't see it either TRF.
    "Now that's a real shame when folks be throwin' away a perfectly good white boy like that."

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    Re: The Best Fantasy Pitching Staff EVAR!

    His pen is a huge question mark. My top three starters against his might be a wash And Scherzer and Hughes are going to open some eyes. I like my staff much better.
    Suck it up cupcake.

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    Re: The Best Fantasy Pitching Staff EVAR!

    Plus I got a little offense too...

    C Matt Wieters
    C Geovany Soto
    1B Mark Reynolds
    1B Joey Votto
    2B Casey McGehee
    2B Ian Desmond
    3B Adrian Beltre
    3B David Freese
    SS Asdrubal Cabrera
    SS Alcides Escobar
    OF Jay Bruce
    OF Brad Hawpe
    OF Julio Borbon
    OF Rajai Davis
    OF Jason Heyward
    BN Seth Smith
    BN Clint Barmes
    BN Austin Jackson
    BN Russell Branyan

    I'm taking a chance on Desmond, Freese, Jackson and Escobar. counting on a bounceback from Beltre, but some good young talent. wish it were a dynasty league.
    Suck it up cupcake.

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    Re: The Best Fantasy Pitching Staff EVAR!

    I still like his pitching better.
    "No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference." ~Tommy Lasorda


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