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Who NOT to keep?

Postby pjalst » Mon Dec 12, 2011 2:19 am

I just joined a 14 team Dynasty, full keeper league. 6X6 roto, OPS/Slg and QS/Holds. I will be taking over the team below. We can keep all of our players from year to year if we choose. There is a draft to fill any vacancies that you may have. This year I have the #8 draft position. This is a non-snake draft(I have the #8 pick each round).

On the bottom I have players that I am thinking about releasing. I would like your opinion/suggestions on these players as well as the rest of my roster. Thanks in advance.

C Yadier Molina
1B Freddie Freeman
2B Dustin Pedroia
3B Placido Polanco 3B
SS Troy Tulowitzki
MI
CI James Loney
OF Jacoby Ellsbury
OF Hunter Pence
OF Chris B. Young
OF Brennan Boesch
OF Mike Trout
UTL TY Wiggington 1B 3B OF
SP Cliff Lee
SP Josh Johnson
SP Anibal Sanchez
SP Erik Bedard
SP
RP Daniel Bard RP
RP Andrew Bailey
RP Ryan Madson
RP Jim Johnson RP
P Tyler Clippard
P Brad Ziegler RP
P David Hernandez RP
Bn Carlos Ruiz C
Bn Maicer Izturis 2B 3B SS
Bn
Bn
Bn
Possible releases
Roger Bernadina OF
Mark Ellis 2B
Carl Pavano SP
Juan Gutierrez RP
Jeremy Guthrie SP
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Re: Who not to keep?

Postby MaudDib » Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:42 am

I think you have the right players. I doubt there is much that will be available in the draft and you will get better players through the WW process during the season.
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Re: Who not to keep?

Postby LordMattius » Mon Dec 12, 2011 1:49 pm

I would also consider jettisoning Hernandez as Putz is the closer....you can find a better MRP in the draft.

I would also consider getting rid of Loney and taking a flier on a 3b.
I also would look into drafting a 3b prospect...

Can you post FAs (go to the back of your FA page) - if you can p/u anyone? Take some fliers.

Post any FA SP that are available you have 0 SP depth. Even a middling back end starter will help.
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Re: Who not to keep?

Postby pjalst » Mon Dec 12, 2011 4:10 pm

LordMattius wrote:I would also consider jettisoning Hernandez as Putz is the closer....you can find a better MRP in the draft.

I would also consider getting rid of Loney and taking a flier on a 3b.
I also would look into drafting a 3b prospect...

Can you post FAs (go to the back of your FA page) - if you can p/u anyone? Take some fliers.

Post any FA SP that are available you have 0 SP depth. Even a middling back end starter will help.



Loney had a good second half( .320 after the break), I was hanging onto him in hopes that maybe he has turned the corner.

I forgot to mention that we have a farm system(we can keep up to 20). I have Arenado as aprospect. Hopefully he will stay at 3B. here is the rest of my farm:

1 Arenado, Nolan 3B Col
2 Arguelles, Noel SP KC
3 Aumont, Phillipe RP Phil
4 Beckham, Tim SS TB
5 Cardenas, Adrian 2B Oak
6 Cole, A.J. SP Was
7 D'Arnaud, Travis C Tor
8 Fuentes, Reymond OF Bos
9 Gervacio, Sammy RP Hou
10 Gray, Sonny SP Oak
11 Inoa, Michael SP
12 Melville, Tim SP KC
13 Norris, Daniel SP Tor
14 Peguero, Esteilon SS Sea
15 Segura, Jean 2B LA A
16 Taillon, Jameson SP Pit
17 Taylor, Michael OF Oak
18 Valle, Sebatian C Phil
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Re: Who not to keep?

Postby Urban Cohorts » Mon Dec 12, 2011 6:01 pm

LordMattius wrote:I would also consider jettisoning Hernandez as Putz is the closer....you can find a better MRP in the draft.


I would actually hold onto Hernandez. I think he has good value for your team because he is the backup closer to the 35 year old Putz. So if Putz goes down (or gets traded, which could happen if the D'Backs are out of it), you stand to gain a lot from Hernandez. He is only 25 and has a great K/9 and BB:K ratio.

The rest of your roster looks fine IMO. Your releases are guys I would not hold on to.
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Re: Who not to keep?

Postby pjalst » Mon Dec 12, 2011 6:27 pm

Urban Cohorts wrote:
LordMattius wrote:I would also consider jettisoning Hernandez as Putz is the closer....you can find a better MRP in the draft.


I would actually hold onto Hernandez. I think he has good value for your team because he is the backup closer to the 35 year old Putz. So if Putz goes down (or gets traded, which could happen if the D'Backs are out of it), you stand to gain a lot from Hernandez. He is only 25 and has a great K/9 and BB:K ratio.

The rest of your roster looks fine IMO. Your releases are guys I would not hold on to.


I agree with you here, I actually just got Hernandez as part of a trade.
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Re: Who NOT to keep?

Postby raiders_umpire » Mon Dec 12, 2011 10:04 pm

I think you got the releases about right.
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Re: Who NOT to keep?

Postby ensanimal » Mon Dec 12, 2011 10:37 pm

I'd release your suggestions and would certainly hold onto Hernandez with holds as a cat.
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Re: Who NOT to keep?

Postby LordMattius » Tue Dec 13, 2011 12:17 am

Any SP in FA? or what about 3b?

Sleeper catchers:
Ryan Lavarnway
Hank Conger
Wilin Rosario

2b:Jason Kipnis


Any of these available:
James Darnell
Michael Martinez
Ty Wigginton (good lineup and homepark good spot play and trade target on the cheap)
Ian Stewart
Paul Goldschmidt
Aaron Hill (rebounded nicely last year)
Vincent Catricala
Ike Davis
Alejandro De Aza
Zach Cozart
Joe Terdoslavich
Brandon Drury
Kendrys Morales (good trade target on the cheap)
Tyler Pastornicky
Juan Francisco
Lucas Duda
Brent Lillibridge (good versatility speed/power combo)
Brandon Belt
Lorenzo Cain


Pitchers to target off ww or trade if available:
Danny Hultzen
Henderson Alvarez
Derek Holland
Addison Reed
Vinnie Pestano
Brett Cecil
Hector Noesi
Greg Holland
Aaron Crowe
Brad Boxberger
Felipe Paulino (k/9 is great, but command is an issue - good low risk/high reward signing)
Alfredo Aceves (good value if placed into rotation)
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Re: Who NOT to keep?

Postby lane_anasazi2 » Tue Dec 13, 2011 1:10 am

It would help to know what class of player you'd be able to pick up in the draft. With a minors system in place, I'm guessing it's slim pickins'.
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