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Postby djack909 » Tue Sep 27, 2005 4:19 pm

I tried to get 4 of these 5 in the first 4 rounds. Abreu, Manny, Pedro, Young, and I-Rod. I reached for Figgins and D-train in rounds 6-8. My sleepers that worked out were Hillenbrand and Bonderman. I won over 75 % of my leagues.
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Postby Yoda » Tue Sep 27, 2005 4:29 pm

$3200 H2H, Keeper money league... Killing my opponent in the championship.

Keepers: Arod, Sheets, MCab, Clemens, Beltre, MGiles

Drafted:

Beckett
VWells
Burnett
VMart
Ryan
Konerko
Looper
Berkman
Rowand
BRoberts
LGon
Thompson
Mauer
Eaton
Barmes
MGon
Jenkins
Bartlett
Crain

I got screwed by injuries all season and my roster doesn't look great but got the job done.
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Postby dyuen87 » Tue Sep 27, 2005 4:43 pm

H2H 10 team 6x6
im a few days away from winning it but im sitting pretty at 10-2.

1. vlad
2. sheff
3. nathan
4. dunn
5. lidge

paid off pretty well. ;-D
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Postby superfly » Tue Sep 27, 2005 5:22 pm

Still in a deadheat in my 12 man priv league but:

1. Johan
2. Teixeira
3. Sheets
4. Dunn
5. Chavez (traded him and Burrell for A-Rod during the year)

In my pub league that I won:

1. Beltran :-o
2. Crawford
3. Teixeira
4. Mora
5. Michael Young
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Postby rainman23 » Tue Sep 27, 2005 5:25 pm

I'm not sure it's relevant, because the longer I play this game the more I believe you win championships after Round 5. I guess some of the responses we're seeing reinforce that. Mine pretty much does too:

Helton
Rolen
Sheffield
Rollins
Peavy

With Helton / Rolen (picking 12th) I felt like I didn't even have a choice in the first two rounds. And I regretted the Rollins pick much of the year...but he's duhman come playoff time.
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Postby Redefine9d » Tue Sep 27, 2005 5:36 pm

1. Ichiro Suzuki
2. Miggy Cabrera
3. Tim Hudson
4. Francisco Rodriguez
5. AJ Burnett

Those 5 aren't really the main reason I am battling for first place now. My next five picks were

6. Adam Dunn
7. Michael Young
8. Rich Harden
9. Hideki Matsui
10. David Wright

Other notable picks:
11. Bartolo Colon
15. Chase Utley
19. Chris Capuano
21. Huston Street
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Postby RAmst23 » Tue Sep 27, 2005 5:42 pm

I think alot of 1st place teams needed some good drafts all around to be in 1st place now, or at least some amazing pick-ups during the year. In my 12 team public league,

1. Vladimir Guerrero
2. Miggy Cabrera
3. Mark Prior
4. Michael Young
5. Roy Oswalt

Been in 1st place in this league for a long time, and going to win big here at the end. Also need to say that Carpenter, Brian Roberts, Julio Lugo, Morgan Ensberg helped alot. And the trade this year of Miguel Batista for Todd Helton, in which Helton has hit .395 with 12 HR was great.. that was fun to brag about on our message board.
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Postby daullaz » Tue Sep 27, 2005 5:46 pm

I'm up big and hopefully I can close out the championship over the next couple days. We had 5 keepers in our league from last year, so I guess those count as my first five picks. After some trading in the off-season, these were mine:

Alex Rodriguez (acquired for Schilling, Ortiz, and a swap of mid-round picks)
Johan Santana
Bobby Abreu
Todd Helton
Jake Peavy
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Postby Red Stripe » Tue Sep 27, 2005 5:47 pm

In the 10 team roto league I'm kicking ass in I had an awesome draft, here's my first five picks.

1. Miguel Tejada
2. David Ortiz
3. Roy Oswalt
4. Jake Peavy
5. Melvin Mora(eventually got Cantu later on, I've traded Mora away)
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Postby j24jags » Tue Sep 27, 2005 5:51 pm

im up 10-4 in the championship
1-RJ
2-Helton
3-Victor Martinez
4-Pierre
5-H Matsui
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