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Postby Trot Nixon » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:12 pm

Slow day at work and officially out of fantasy football...who would you pick 1st overall in my keeper league???

Joey Votto
Matt Kemp
Evan Longoria
Josh Hamilton
Jacoby Ellsbury
Matt Cain

Haven't finalized my keepers but I can pick 7...

Fielder
Either
Rios
Middlebrooks
D. Ortiz
Wil Myers?
Dee Gordon?
McCann
Chapman
Sale

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Re: 1st Pick in Keeper League...

Postby kslates » Mon Dec 03, 2012 2:09 pm

I'd go with Votto. Kemp was a close second but Votto to me is more consistent.

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Re: 1st Pick in Keeper League...

Postby MaudDib » Mon Dec 03, 2012 3:08 pm

Joey Votto ;-D
Matt Kemp
Evan Longoria
Josh Hamilton
Jacoby Ellsbury
Matt Cain


Probably would take Votto here as well but man Kemp is enticing.

Haven't finalized my keepers but I can pick 7...

Fielder ;-D
Either ;-D
Rios
Middlebrooks
D. Ortiz ;-D
Wil Myers?
Dee Gordon?
McCann ;-D
Chapman ;-D
Sale ;-D


Can't see keeping Myers unless this is a prospect heavy league and there is no chance you can get him back at a reasonable price in the draft. Heck no on Gordon. Not sold on Middlebrooks and Rios is too much of an enigma to keep IMO.
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Re: 1st Pick in Keeper League...

Postby HOOTIE » Mon Dec 03, 2012 4:09 pm

Trot Nixon wrote:Slow day at work and officially out of fantasy football...who would you pick 1st overall in my keeper league???

Joey Votto
Matt Kemp ;-D
Evan Longoria
Josh Hamilton
Jacoby Ellsbury
Matt Cain

Haven't finalized my keepers but I can pick 7...

Fielder ;-D
Either
Rios
Middlebrooks ;-D
D. Ortiz ;-D
Wil Myers? ;-D
Dee Gordon?
McCann ;-D
Chapman ;-D
Sale ;-D

Thanks in advance
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Re: 1st Pick in Keeper League...

Postby onitapgr » Mon Dec 03, 2012 9:13 pm

Matt Kemp

Fielder
Either
Rios
D. Ortiz
Wil Myers
Chapman
Sale
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Re: 1st Pick in Keeper League...

Postby kaiser » Mon Dec 03, 2012 9:52 pm

Trot Nixon wrote:Slow day at work and officially out of fantasy football...who would you pick 1st overall in my keeper league???

Joey Votto :-D :-D :-D
Matt Kemp
Evan Longoria
Josh Hamilton
Jacoby Ellsbury
Matt Cain

Haven't finalized my keepers but I can pick 7...

Fielder :-D
Either :-D
Rios :-D
Middlebrooks
D. Ortiz :-D
Wil Myers?
Dee Gordon?
McCann :-D
Chapman :-D
Sale :-D

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Re: 1st Pick in Keeper League...

Postby poolagoo » Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:16 pm

Slow day at work and officially out of fantasy football...who would you pick 1st overall in my keeper league???

Joey Votto
Matt Kemp :-t
Evan Longoria :-t
Josh Hamilton :-t
Jacoby Ellsbury :-t
Matt Cain :-t

Haven't finalized my keepers but I can pick 7...

Fielder
Either :-t
Rios :-t
Middlebrooks
D. Ortiz
Wil Myers?
Dee Gordon? :-t
McCann
Chapman
Sale
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Re: 1st Pick in Keeper League...

Postby Element » Tue Dec 04, 2012 3:34 pm

Trot Nixon wrote:Joey Votto ;-D
Matt Kemp
Evan Longoria
Josh Hamilton
Jacoby Ellsbury
Matt Cain


Fielder ;-D
Either
Rios
Middlebrooks ;-D
D. Ortiz ;-D
Wil Myers ;-D
Dee Gordon?
McCann ;-D
Chapman ;-D
Sale ;-D


I went with Myers over Ethier or Rios with the final pick since it seems like you could use the long term upside more than the short term upside (no offense). As far as the first pick is considered ... Votto is the best choice. Hopefully since you already have Fielder you can plug Votto into a UTL or CI spot. If not, then draft Kemp. The big concern with Kemp is that he is having shoulder surgery in January. The good news is that he should have his legs back under him.
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Re: 1st Pick in Keeper League...

Postby luckygehrig » Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:22 pm

Trot Nixon wrote:Slow day at work and officially out of fantasy football...who would you pick 1st overall in my keeper league???

Joey Votto
Matt Kemp ;-D
Evan Longoria
Josh Hamilton
Jacoby Ellsbury
Matt Cain

Haven't finalized my keepers but I can pick 7...

Fielder ;-D
Either ;-D
Rios ;-D
Middlebrooks ;-D
D. Ortiz ;-D
Wil Myers?
Dee Gordon?
McCann
Chapman ;-D
Sale ;-D

Thanks in advance


I'd take Kemp because you already have Fielder to keep. Unless you have a ton of UTIL or CI spots, I would be wary about carrying too many 1B/UTIL guys with Fielder, Votto, and Ortiz.

I would differ from most here too and not keep McCann. I take the approach that you can grab a C late in a draft and be just fine, and I think that McCann is starting to head down the Russell Martin path. Just overworked at this point and his injuries look to be of the lingering type.
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Re: 1st Pick in Keeper League...

Postby HOOTIE » Tue Dec 04, 2012 9:13 pm

Why Votto over Kemp?
Kemp is younger, and can steal 30+

Rios had a career year, and Ethier can't hit lefties, and power has dropped.
Myers seems like a easy keep.
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