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Postby J35J » Wed Feb 15, 2006 5:47 pm

Belle4Hall88 wrote:Pretend you are the GM of a MLB franchise. The idea is not to go out and buy a bunch of MVPs like the New York Yankees, but to build for the future. This idea is for this to be realistic. Starting from scratch, take in account salary, age, ect. to field your dream team.

LINEUP:
CF- Joey Gathright, TB
3B- David Wright, NYM
RF- Delmon Young, TB
DH- Travis Hafner, CLE
C- Victor Martinez, CLE
LF- Willy Mo Pena, CIN 8-o :-o
1B- Johnny Gomes, TB
2B- Orlando Hudson, ARZ
SS- Ceasar Izturis, LA

BENCH:
OF- Aaron Guiel, KC 8-o :-o
UT- Russel Branyan, TB 8-o :-o
IF- Tony Clark, ARZ
OF- Jose Cruz Jr., LA
C- Todd Pratt, PHI

STARTERS:
#1- Rich Harden, OAK
#2- Scott Kazmir, TB
#3- Kelvim Escobar, LAA
#4- Jose Contreras, CWS
#5- Carlos Silva, MIN

BULLPEN:
Long A: Mike Hampton, ATL
Long B: Guilemero Mota, CLE
Set-Up A: David Riskie, BOS
Set-Up B: Damaso Marte, PIT
Closer: Joe Nathan, MIN
Mop-Up: Hideo Nomo, FA 8-o 8-o :-o
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Postby BronXBombers51 » Wed Feb 15, 2006 7:16 pm

Nomo? What the hell? 8-o
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Postby Esen » Wed Feb 15, 2006 7:50 pm

c-Mauer
1b- Howard
2B- Iguchi
ss- Peralta
3b- Arod
LF- Beltran
Cf- Francoeur
Rf- Matsui

Rotation:

Carlos Zambrano
Rich Harden
Kazmir
Haren
Felix Hernandez

Bench
of -Hermida
of- Gathright
3b- Pedro Feliz
MI- Weeks
1b- Fielder
C- McCann

Bench:
CL: Wagner
Set up: Street
Set up: Shields
lh spec: Ray King
rh spec: Orvella
long: Heilman

Well this is my choice,
I tried not having too many stars

Would this work as a dream team?

That is not too over the top
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Postby LongBallMan23 » Wed Feb 15, 2006 8:44 pm

Starting Lineup

C-Victor Martinez
1B-Ryan Howard
2B-Chase Utly
SS-Mike Young
3B-David Wright
LF-Matt Murton
CF-Grady Sizemore
RF-Matt Holliday
DH-Mark Tex

Bench
3B-Joe Crede
SS-Ronnie Cedeno
OF-Chad Tracy
OF-Brian Anderson
1B-Derek Lee

Starting Rotation
#1-Jake Peavy
#2-Carlos Zambrono
#3-Rich Harden
#4-Zach Duke
#5-Jorge Sosa

Bullpen
CL-Jasson Izzy
Set Up-Neal Cotts
Set Up-Scott Shields
Middle Relief-Bobby Jenks

Dont need any long relief!
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Postby glcmustliveon » Thu Feb 16, 2006 12:49 am

Great Idea, Ill give it a go,
Pos - Name - Batting Order
1B - Ryan Howard - 4
2B - Chase Utley- 2
SS - Brandon Wood - 8
3B - A-Rod ( Had to have one rich guy) - 3
C - Jeff Mathis - 9
LF - Carl Crawford - 1
CF - Grady Sizemore - 5
RF - Hermida - 7
DH - Prince Fielder - 6

SP Kazmir
SP Prior (relatively small contract)
SP Harden
SP Queen Felix (He'll be killing my halos in no time...)
SP Earvin Santana

Bench Howie Kendrick
Bench Jorge Cantu
Bench Chone Figgins(who wouldnt like his versatility off the bench?)
Bench Yadier Molina
Bench Nick Swisher

Cl - Francisco Rodriguez (K-Rod_
SU - Shields ( Of course...)
MR - Linebrink
MR - Ben Weber (I miss his delivery ;-D )
MR - Bobby Jenks ( El Gordo as Guillen wants to call him)
MR - Rincon

Well, I hope this list was pretty even....
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Postby BigLebowski » Thu Feb 16, 2006 1:16 am

BronXBombers51 wrote:Nomo? What the hell? 8-o


I had to re-read this to make sure what was going on. Nomo....Belle must be from LA and about 23-24 years old.

There needs to be more structure in this thread. People are taking all the "cheap" all-stars who will cost a ton as soon as arbitration or free-agency comes up. Or they are taking cheap players who overproduced last year.

Put a cap on it for this year and 3 years down the road and it would be easier to pick the team.

PS...I though this was a thread to post your favorite players of all time....I guess I'll go do that.
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Postby LiveForever » Thu Feb 16, 2006 1:22 am

Sorry this is bothering me...

Why is everyone taking Teixeira and putting him at DH? He won the AL gold-glove last season. The man can field, Ryan Howard cannot.

And Nomo was put in Mop-up duty. Kind of like the Twins $1 Terry Mullholand (yes we gave the M's one dollar for him).
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