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My RotoAuthority League Team Is Insanely Bad

I have a question...will you guys stop reading if I finish last in the RotoAuthority League?  Because currently I'm mired in 12th with 38.5 points.  I try to recite all the standard advice about patience, but jeez...38.5 points?  I know you can dig out of a hole quickly when it's this early, but I need to double my points and then some.  Here's the team:

C - Geovany Soto
C - Chris Snyder
1B - Derrek Lee
2B - Brian Roberts
SS - Jimmy Rollins
3B - Chipper Jones
CI - Carlos Delgado
MI - Rickie Weeks
OF - Carlos Beltran
OF - Hunter Pence
OF - Bobby Abreu
OF - Ryan Spilborghs
OF - Hideki Matsui
DH - Scott Rolen

SP - Roy Halladay
SP - Matt Cain
SP - Randy Johnson
SP - Manny Parra
SP - Kenshin Kawakami
SP - David Purcey
RP - Brian Wilson
RP - George Sherrill
RP - Scott Downs

Bn - Jack Cust
Bn - Joe Nelson
Bn - Manny Corpas

DL - John Lackey
DL - Kelvim Escobar

I just traded Jose Valverde to get Bobby Abreu.  That can be a dangerous move in a league like this, where almost every backup closer is already rostered.  Competition for saves is fierce.

Spilborghs and Matsui are on thin ice, but it's only been 8-9 games so they deserve a little slack.  Still, I can tell this team is probably going to be short on RBIs.  Soto and Rollins haven't contributed yet.

I created a shaky bullpen situation by trading Valverde, since Sherrill is no lock.  But I figure Downs and/or Corpas will get a shot unless B.J. Ryan and Huston Street turn it around in a hurry.  I still think the rotation will be OK...that's probably the easiest part of the roster to stock via the waiver wire if a few of these guys crap out.  Plus Lackey is on the way.  I made that pick before he was hurt, and I am kicking myself for taking two pitchers early in Halladay and Lackey. 


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