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Matchup info.

PostPosted: Thu Mar 24, 2005 9:51 pm
by Knighthammer
As you can see I'm a rook. Most of you have said that I had a good draft & have made decent trades/pickups. I thank all of you have helped me.

I read many of your threads and see a lot of talk about matchups. Where can I find the kind of info that would tell me that would tell me why I might want to start Jr. over Pierre on a given day? Do you just look at the righty/lefty situation or are there other reasons?

10 Team, points only

Roster Positions: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, OF, OF, OF, Util, SP, SP, RP, RP, P, P, P, BN, BN, BN, BN, BN, DL

Stat Categories: R, 1B, 2B, 3B, HR, RBI, SB, BB, E, IP, W, L, CG, SHO, SV, ER, K

Stat Modifiers: R (1), 1B (1), 2B (2), 3B (3), HR (4), RBI (1), SB (2), BB (1), E (-2), IP (1), W (10), L (-5), CG (3), SHO (5), SV (10), ER (-1), K (1)

OF C. Beltran
1B T. Helton
OF J. Pierre
C J. Lopez
2B J. Kent
3B D. Wright
SS O. Cabrera
OF K. Griffey Jr
1B J. Bagwell
OF K. Mench
2B B. Roberts
OF C. Crisp
SP B. Radke
RP D. Báez
SP J. Bonderman
SP Z. Greinke
RP B. Lidge
SP Ol. Perez
SP R. Halladay
RP T. Percival
SP B. Sheets

PostPosted: Thu Mar 24, 2005 10:02 pm
by Tavish
The quality of the opposing pitcher is normally the first thing I look at. Lefty/righty matchups, then players visiting major hitters parks, then hot/cold players would be my normal progression through making a change.

PostPosted: Thu Mar 24, 2005 10:22 pm
by Knighthammer
Ok, remember, the only stupid questions are those that are not asked. ;-7 With that in mind, I can figure out quality pitchers, lefty/righty matchups & hot & cold players. I don't suppose there is a list of major hitters parks is there? I know Wrigley when the wind blows out & Coors because of thin air.

PostPosted: Thu Mar 24, 2005 10:26 pm
by Absolutely Adequate
Here's a link where you can learn about ballpark effects:

http://www.sportfanatics.net/Baseball/F ... istics.htm

it's easy to read and very useful.

PostPosted: Thu Mar 24, 2005 10:34 pm
by Knighthammer
Thanks for the info guys ;-D