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Percival

Posted: Mon Jun 30, 2008 8:13 pm
by Doc Holliday
pulls a hammy. Wheeler may be in.

Re: Percival

Posted: Mon Jun 30, 2008 8:30 pm
by Grey
Glad I never dropped Wheeler in my league.

Re: Percival

Posted: Tue Jul 01, 2008 7:32 pm
by Doc Holliday
Balfour got the save. He got the last guy out in the 8th then finished the 9th. What does this mean? I picked him up in the RCL, but have Wheeler on most of my other teams. Should I start dropping Wheeler for Balfour. I doubt I can put both on many teams.

Re: Percival

Posted: Tue Jul 01, 2008 7:53 pm
by Doc Holliday
" With Dan Wheeler having pitched three straight days, Grant Balfour was called on to close versus the Red Sox on Tuesday and got the final four outs of the game.
Balfour allowed a double to Alex Cora in the ninth, but he struck out the other three batters he faced, all on fastballs out of the strike zone. Balfour has allowed just two runs in 16 2/3 innings since being called up. He's as much of a stranger to the strike zone as ever, but as long as hitters keep chasing, he'll remain successful."

Re: Percival

Posted: Tue Jul 01, 2008 9:13 pm
by Grey
Yeah, I saw Balfour come on and briefly scrambled to vulture, but then I realized it was Wheeler's overworking.

Re: Percival

Posted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 9:24 am
by nc dodgerdog
with no solid evidence to support this statement, i think wheeler will get most the SVs. i also agree with your blog that wheeler could get more than percy the rest of the way. lingering hammy and other ailments aside, percival just didn't look all that great lately.

Re: Percival

Posted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 9:36 am
by Grey
Plus he's old and he had retired already once.

Re: Percival

Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 4:45 pm
by peter
Percival left the game in the 9th today with another hamstring injury. Balfour came in to finish the inning - and promptly gave up the tying run. Wheeler had pitched the 8th. Time to grab Wheeler. Again.

Re: Percival

Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 4:47 pm
by Grey
Shizzy shizzhead, I just dropped Wheeler.

Re: Percival

Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 4:48 pm
by peter
Shizzy shizzhead, I just dropped Wheeler.
You know, I was going to wait for the report on Percival before picking up Wheeler. But, since you just dropped him, that pretty much guarantees another DL stint. Thanks!