AJ Burnett vs Verlander

Who to start, who to bench. Grab that WW guy? Low priced rookie or high priced stud?
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AJ Burnett vs Verlander

Postby bravo0919 » Mon May 24, 2010 12:53 pm

1 pt per K
-1 per BB
10pts win
7.5 qs
- 1 per ER

2 starters per week
#1 starter is Wainwright

#2. Either Burnett or Verlander?
Burnett has not been great recently and Verlander is heating up

Burnett - vs Minny (Baker) and Cleveland ( Masterson)

Verlander - Sea (Fister)

Leaning towards Burnett and a good chance for 2 Wins

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Re: AJ Burnett vs Verlander

Postby reveries » Mon May 24, 2010 12:56 pm

In a vacuum, I like Verlander more, but Burnett having two starts is obviously the x-factor. Cleveland and Seattle's offenses cancel each other out, but the Twins are good obviously. I personally would go with Verlander regardless, but if you need the extra start, then roll the dice on AJ.
ESPN 12 team mixed points league
Max 162 starts

2 DL spots

C: Carlos Ruiz
1B: Paul Konerko
2B: Howard Kendrick
3B: Ryan Zimmerman
SS: Yunel Escobar
IF: Bryan LaHair
OF: Carlos Gonzalez
OF: Jay Bruce
OF: Ryan Braun
OF: Justin Upton
Util: David Ortiz
BN: Shane Victorino (OF), Chris Davis (1B/3B), Mike Trout (OF)

SP: CC Sabathia, Matt Garza, Shaun Marcum, Yu Darvish, Ross Detwiler
RP: Steve Cishek, David Robertson, Santiago Casilla, Rafael Dolis, James Russell
DL: Kyle Farnsworth, Sergio Santos

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Re: AJ Burnett vs Verlander

Postby Paper Tiger » Mon May 24, 2010 1:25 pm

Verlander vs. Seattle is too good not to start.

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Re: AJ Burnett vs Verlander

Postby Hebrew Hammer » Mon May 24, 2010 3:39 pm

I like Burnett this week but he is just as likely to take a big dumpski this week and walk 10 batters.

Roll with JV. Seattle is awful and Verlander is not.

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Re: AJ Burnett vs Verlander

Postby jmonte » Mon May 24, 2010 11:48 pm

24 Pts on a perfect day from Verlander

vs

20+ Pts with the potential for 35+ from Burnett

I would go with Burnett.


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