I have a standard 5x5 roto draft tomorrow and was considering the following simple plan:
Focus on infielders and pitchers in the first 8 or nine rounds and end up with something like this:
Pujols in the 1st
Schmidt in the 2nd
Jeter or Young or Garciaparra in the 3rd
M Giles in the 4th
Mora or ARam in the 5th
Halladay in the 6th
Burnett, Beckett, Mulder, Harden, Smoltz, Mussina type SPs in the 7th & 8th
Mauer in the 9th
Then, over the next 9 or 10 rounds, pick up mid-low level RPs (Cordero, Baez, Affeldt, Looper and Takatsu types) and OFs like Hidalgo, Preston Wilson, Dye, Mench, Juan Gone, Byrnes, Jenkins and Lane. If I get 6 of the outfielders mentioned, do you think I could piece together 3 decent OFs and a U slot that will keep me competitive?
What do you think of the strategy overall? I've never waited so long to pick up my first OF and I wonder if anybody has tried such a method with good success.
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