Friday, July 29, 2011

How to Replace Rickie Weeks

7/29 UPDATE -
Weeks suffered torn ligaments in his left ankle in what was termed a severe sprain, and head trainer Roger Caplinger said Weeks would be lost for two to six weeks.
Another day and another top player is joining the 15-Day DL club.  Last night, Rickie Weeks injured his ankle while attempting to leg out an infield single.  So for the next two weeks(and possibly the rest of the season), you will need to replace him in your lineup, and you have some good options.

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Daniel Murphy - NYM5565
Jemile Weeks - OAK4394
Dustin Ackley - SEA2707

If you are looking to replace Weeks power, well good luck doing that.  But the RBI's can be found in Daniel Murphy's bat.  Murph is 9th in 2b eligible players with 47 RBI(4 more than Weeks).  Not only that, Daniel Murphy has 28 doubles!  He is the #1 option to replace Rickie Weeks if he is still available.

If you need to replace his run scoring ability, Alexi Casilla is your guy.  With 52 runs scored, Casilla ranks 9th amongst all 2b eligible players.

If you are in a deeper league, Dustin Ackley can provide a little bit of everything.  Since being called up June 17, Ackley has hit 8 doubles, 3 triples and 4 home runs, while driving in 18 runs and scoring 10 times himself.  That is VERY impressive in such a terrible Mariners lineup.
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