Antonio asked in SportsFantasy Sports · 1 decade ago

Which pitchers to pickup?

I am in a 7 team fantasy baseball league. My pitching is pretty bad. I can work out trades for pitchers, but I would rather pickup some pitchers. Don't say players that almost every laegue has picked up. I'm talking about pitchers that most people STILL dont know about OR pitchers doing okay and are going to rise a lot (of course, other people should still not know about them)

My batting is pretty solid. Theyre the reason why im in second, and when Arod is off the DL and in good form, im that much better. If someone were to tell me pickups for batters, they have to be ones that will be top 50 ranked.

THE PEOPLE IN MY LEAGUE KNOW A TON ABOUT BASEBALL...SO DONT EXPECT THAT THE PITCHER U NAME WILL NOT BE TAKEN

Update:

Trevor Hoffman

Francisco Liriano

Rich Hill

Brad Penny

Manuel Corpas

Yovani Gallardo

A.J. Burnett

Matt Capps

Jeff Francis

Rafael Soriano

Dustin McGowan

Jered Weaver

Ted Lilly

Ian Snell

Phil Hughes

Jeremy Bonderman

Clay Buchholz

Kevin Gregg

Tony Peña

Joe Blanton

Joe Borowski

Todd Jones

Dontrelle Willis

Bronson Arroyo

Geremy Gunt

Brian Wilson

Tom Gorzelanny

Matt Garza

Rafael Betancourt

Jeremy Accardo

Jonathan Broxton

Andy Pettitte

Ubaldo Jiménez

Gil Meche

Hideki Okajima

C.J. Wilson

Heath Bell

Barry Zito

B.J. Ryan

Andrew Miller

Randy Johnson

Chris Carpenter

Hiroki Kuroda

Pat Neshek

Tom Glavine

Franklin Morales

Mark Buehrle

Homer Bailey

Kerry Wood

Greg Maddux

Henry Owens

Brian Fuentes

Ian Kennedy

Scott Baker

Chuck James

Noah Lowry

Boof Bonser

Scot Shields

Dave Bush

Kelvim Escobar

Orlando Hernández

Curt Sciilling

Jon Rauch

David Weathers

Rotisserie NO WAIVER league

Update 2:

Pitchers:

Javier Vázquez

(CWS - SP)

Chris Young

(SD - SP)

Jair Jurrjens

(Atl - SP)

Joe Nathan

(Min - RP)

Mariano Rivera

(NYY - RP)

Aaron Cook

(Col - SP)

Shaun Marcum

(Tor - SP,RP)

Greg Smith

(Oak - SP)

Matt Cain

(SF - SP)

John Smoltz

(Atl - SP) DL

These r my pitchers (1 of worst in league

More pickups available:

Wandy Rodríguez

Russ Springer

Chad Qualls

Tim Wakefield

Peter Moylan

Al Reyes

Chris Ray

Santiago Casilla

Joey Devine

Jason Schmidt

Doug Brocail

Juan Cruz

Joaquín Benoit

Chad Gaudin

Jesse Carlson

Josh Johnson

Greg Smith

Brian Bannister

Mike Mussina

Hong-Chih Kuo

Justin Duchscherer

Taylor Buchholz

Claudio Vargas

Lee Gardner

Dan Wheeler

Aquilino López

Alan Embree

Anibal Sánchez

Joel Zumaya

Mike González

Braden Looper

Jim Johnson

Ryan Franklin

Renyel Pinto

Chris Capuano

Mitch Stetter

James Shield

Just copied and pasted lots of pickups..please look through it thnks

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    I'm assuming that names like Max Scherzer, Shawn Hill and Gavin Floyd are already gone in your league, so if I were you, I would start looking for injured pitchers who are on their way back and try to make trades for them. Maybe Harden or Smoltz.

    Without seeing your situation, it's pretty tough to come up with names. Go to your Yahoo fantasy league and click on available pitchers, then sort them by rank. Come back with a list and we can help you better.

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  • 1 decade ago

    without knowing who is on your waiver wire, the best advice i can give you is to go to the espn fantasy baseball page and click on the link with the top 340 players and then switch it to starting pitchers or relief pitchers and it should show you the top ranked.

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  • 1 decade ago

    pick up relief. if theres good or OK starting pitchers. get them

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