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Archive for August, 2012

Roster Moves – Week 23 – August 28th, 2012

FAAB Acquisitions:

  • UT Jimmy Paredes, Astros ($0 bid, Add to Actives)

Down:

  • 2B Logan Forsythe (from UT)

Cut:

  • SP Ben Sheets

Notes:

  • SP Ben Sheets was placed on the 15-Day Disabled List with right shoulder inflammation
  • The big Dodgers-Red Sox trade happened this week, with 1B Adrian Gonzalez, injured OF Carl Crawford, and SP Josh Beckett joining the free-agent pool. The RoadRunners bid $0 for Gonzalez, but were surprisingly out-bid:
    • Adrian Gonzalez: $61 (Cover Zero), $37 (Get Off Kong!), 11 (Misogynistic Padres), $9 (Shoeless Jews), $0 (AaRr)
    • Josh Beckett: $39 (Cover Zero), $37 (Goodfellas), $12 (Get Off Kong!), $11 (Misogynistic Padres),  $10 (The Pi Train)
    • Carl Crawford: $19 (Get Off Kong!) and $11 (Misogynistic Padres) – even though he’s out for the year, and not protectable.

Roster Moves – Week 22 – August 21st, 2012

FAAB Acquisitions:

  • OF Jose Tabata, Pirates ($0 bid, Add to Actives)
  • SP Jhoulys Chacin, Rockies ($0 bid, Add to Actives)

Up:

  • 2B Logan Forsythe (to UT)

Down: 

  • 3B Chris Johnson (from UT)
  • SP Ben Sheets
  • OF Eric Young, Jr.

Cut:

  • RP Luke Gregerson
  • C Devin Mesoraco

Notes:

  • OF Eric Young, Jr. was placed on the 15-Day DL with an intercostal strain, effective August 20th.
  • OF Jose Tabata re-joins the RoadRunners following his call-up from Triple-A Indianapolis
  • SP Jhoulys Chacin had been selected in the 2012 WBRL Auction by Stanimals for $15, but had been released due to injury on June 12th

Roster Moves – Week 21 – August 14th, 2012

Trade 1:

  • Atomic RoadRunners Acquire:
    • SS Jose Reyes (Add to Actives)
    • RP Drew Storen (Add to Actives)
  • The Pi Train Acqiure:
    • SP Zach Wheeler (minor leaguer)
    • 2B Kolten Wong (minor leaguer)
    • AaRr’s 7th-Round Minor League draft pick in 2013

Trade 2:

  • Atomic RoadRunners Acquire:
    • 1B Freddie Freeman (Add to Actives)
    • RP Carlos Marmol (Add to Actives)
    • X-Men’s 7th-Round Minor League draft pick in 2013
  • X-Men Acqiure:
    • 1B Paul Goldschmidt
    • AaRr’s 3rd-Round Minor League draft pick in 2013

FAAB Acquisitions:

  • C Rob Brantly, Marlins ($4 bid, Add to Actives)
  • OF Eric Young, Jr., Rockies ($6 bid, Add to Actives)
  • SP Mark Rogers, Brewers ($0 bid, Add to Actives)

Move:

  • MI Zack Cozart (from SS)

Down: 

  • RP Santiago Casilla
  • C Devin Mesoraco
  • MI Donovan Solano

Cut:

  • RP Brad Lincoln
  • OF J.D. Martinez
  • OF Scott Moore

Notes:

  • OF J.D. Martinez was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City on August 9th
  • The RoadRunners attempted to pick up Padres reliever Dale Thayer with a $0 bid, but The Pi Train claimed him with a $51 bid. Get Off Kong also had bid $10. His salary was set at $15 from the buzz surrounding his only other save in June.
  • The RoadRunners attempted to pick up Brewers reliever Jim Henderson with a $0 bid, but Get Off Kong had bid $5, and Misogynistic Padres had bid $4.
  • The RoadRunners attempted to pick up Padres starter Eric Stults with a $0 bid, as did the Misogynistic Padres. Goodfellas won the bidding with a $10 bid, edging out The Pi Train’s $9 bid.
  • The RoadRunners attempted to pick up Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt with a $0 bid, but the Misogynistic Padres had bid $2.

Roster Moves – Week 20 – August 7th, 2012

FAAB Acquisitions:

  • 2B Donovan Solano, Marlins ($2 bid, Add to Actives at MI)
  • OF Travis Snider, Pirates ($5 bid, Add to Actives)

Up:

  • RP Brad Lincoln

Down: 

  • SP Edinson Volquez
  • 2B Logan Forsythe (from MI)
  • OF Scott Moore

Cut:

  • OF Jose Tabata
  • OF Tony Campana

Notes:

  • OF Tony Campana was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on August 5th
  • The RoadRunners made multiple bids this week in light of the MLB trade deadline.
  • Previously-released OF Domonic Brown (now called up) was landed by Shoeless Jews for a $13 bid. We bid $5.
  • Previously-released OF Nate Schierholtz (now with Philadelphia) was acquired by Misogynistic Padres for a $7 bid. In addition to our $5 bid, Goodfellas bid $5, Get Off Kong bid $4, and Cover Zero bid $0.
  • New Pirate OF Travis Snider was our third choice to use our $5 FAAB bid on.
  • Previously-released C Welington Castillo of the Cubs (now starting with Geovany Soto traded to the Rangers) was acquired by Misogynistic Padres for an $11 bid.  The RoadRunners had bid $8, while Get Off Kong had bid $5
  • Contingency Catcher Erik Kratz of the Phillies was acquired by Goodfellas for a $5 bid.  The RoadRunners had bid $3.
  • New Brewers SS Jean Segura (acquired from the Angels in the Zack Greinke trade) went to Shoeless Jews on a $15 bid, while the RoadRunners bid $4.  2B Donovan Solano was our backup bid.
  • The RoadRunners made a play for Diamondbacks starting pitcher Patrick Corbin (due to Daniel Hudson’s Tommy John surgery), with a $0 bid. Shoeless Jews acquired him for $11.