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Help me choose my 12 keepers - WHIR 100%

Postby plapre3 » Sun Mar 10, 2013 3:03 pm

It's that time of year! I'm setting my keepers and I need some help sussing out what I think is some incredible value. The league is pretty different than most in it's keeper structure, so the question I ask is as much about understanding league dynamics as it as about player evaluation. Here's the setup:
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6x6 weekly HtH 14 team roto keeper

Can keep up to 12 keepers with each player able to be kept at the previous draft round plus 3 (so a 10th round pick last year becomes a 7th round next year, and a 4th rounder the following year). A player picked off the WW is keepable at 29th round value. If more than one WW player is kept, they can be kept at 28, 27, 26, 25, etc. One player can be franchised and locked in at the round in which they were drafted forever (Trout!).

Offensive Categories:
BA, OPS, RBI, HR, SB and Runs Scored.
Pitching Categories:
W-L, S, ERA, K/IP, Quality Starts and WHIP
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My Question: I get to keep 12 of these guys. Considering the round in which they can be kept and the player's overall outlook, which 12 would you keep? Please also keep in mind how the 12 you select will position me in the draft (For example, there are 6 really strong OF options). Also, if you can please explain your reasoning.

Format of List: (Round player can be kept/ Name/ Average raft Position according to fftoolbox.com)
10 - Doug Fister (181)
11 - Yadier Molina (40)
13 - Jim Johnson (135)
14 - Mark Trumbo (67)
15 - Mike Trout (3)
16 - Paul Goldschmidt (22)
17 - Aroldis Chapman (134)
18 - Alex Rios (81)
20 - Wil Myers (240)
23 - Ian Desmond (83)
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23 - Dan Straily (286)
Ross Detwiler (279)
24 - Jason Hammel (278)
- Marco Estrada (247)
25 - Pedro Alvarez (149)
26 - Greg Holland (132)
27 - Josh Reddick (137)
28 - Dylan Bundy (307)
29 - Oscar Taveras (245)

Thanks!
Last edited by plapre3 on Sun Mar 10, 2013 5:09 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Help me choose my 12 keepers - WHIR 100%

Postby MashinSpuds » Sun Mar 10, 2013 3:34 pm

I am guessing that the number in parentheses means the rank at which the website places them (or where they placed last year?).

Strong, affordable players to keep:
11 - Yadier Molina (40)
14 - Mark Trumbo (67)
15 - Mike Trout (3)
16 - Paul Goldschmidt (22)
17 - Aroldis Chapman (134)
18 - Alex Rios (81)

Good youth/RP to gamble on at the round given:
23 - Ian Desmond (83)
24 - Marco Estrada (247)
26 - Greg Holland (132)

Worth hanging onto whether they contribute this year or not:
20 - Wil Myers (240)
28 - Dylan Bundy (307)
29 - Oscar Taveras (245)
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Re: Help me choose my 12 keepers - WHIR 100%

Postby MadDog36 » Sun Mar 10, 2013 3:35 pm

14 - Mark Trumbo (67)
15 - Mike Trout (3)
16 - Paul Goldschmidt (22)
17 - Aroldis Chapman (134)
23 - Ian Desmond (83)
25 - Pedro Alvarez (149)
26 - Greg Holland (132)
27 - Josh Reddick (137)
29 - Oscar Taveras (245)
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Re: Help me choose my 12 keepers - WHIR 100%

Postby plapre3 » Sun Mar 10, 2013 5:11 pm

Edit note (and bump): added description of ADP for my player list
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Re: Help me choose my 12 keepers - WHIR 100%

Postby illinifan15 » Sun Mar 10, 2013 5:35 pm

I am going to split these up into 3 different tiers: Top, Middle, Bottom

Top Tier (Definite Keepers)
11 - Yadier Molina (40)
14 - Mark Trumbo (67)
15 - Mike Trout (3)
16 - Paul Goldschmidt (22)
17 - Aroldis Chapman (134)
27 - Josh Reddick (137)

Second Tier
18 - Alex Rios (81)
23 - Ian Desmond (83)
10 - Doug Fister (181)
26 - Greg Holland (132)

Third Tier
28 - Dylan Bundy (307)
29 - Oscar Taveras (245)
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