Okay the season is about to get under way and already from a few of my freinds I hear the angst over certain setbacks with their team. Everyone must remember the baseball season is a 6 month marathon season and it's about your stats after the final game is played. Very important lessen is to show patience during the season. Don't make rush moves be it a trade or even your free agent budget if you league follows that.
I myself have already had some setbacks with my team. I have Jason Motte who is starting the year on the DL (I do have Mitchell Boggs as well) and last night for some strange reason the Rockies sent down my guy Tyler Colvin to AAA to start the season. Colvin will be back much sooner than later and will get a good amount of AB's over the course of a 162 game season. All Colvin owners must remember that he was good to be a part time player for the 1st half of the season. In the second half Cuddyer could be traded and Todd Helton will be winding down on the last year of his massive contract so expect Colvin to play everyday then.
My point is to stay the course and exlude patience. Almost every week of the season you will be dealing with injuries and setbacks and players going through slumps. Remember it was the turtle that won the race. So for of all you already screaming at your team must advice is to relax. Also this shows that having a deeper team comes in handy when you are dealt a setback or two. Okay so keep the positive vibes going and unless your team has a glaring weakness, let your team breath for the month of April before even thinking about making any trades.
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NL King - C.Lizza