dyuen87 wrote:Few things that jump out at me right away.
M-Cab is definitely not being taken second overall in a mixed league. Hafner wont be a first round pick merely because he is Util only. Santana is not a 3rd overall pick, i put him in the mid-late first round. David Wright definitely takes a huge bump down, i know his numbers are nice, but he's been putrid the second half, ever since the Home Run Derby. Jeter is not a second round player, more like the 3/4. You give pitchers way too much credit here. Other than Santana pitchers dont start to fly off the board till the 3rd - 4th round. I think I'd take either Crawford or Bay instead of Holliday.
Then who would you take @2? Cabrera's numbers are fantastic. If he can turn a few of his 48 doubles into homers, and keep stealing some bases (9 right now) along with .330-.340 average and .430 OBP, then I'm pretty sure the argument could be made for taking him there.
I agree with you on Jeter; this is not nesc. my preferred top 25, but rather where I feel most of these guys will be drafted in most leagues.
Hafner WILL be a first round pick in many, perhaps most, leagues because.....well look at his numbers. Position flexibility is over-rated, I think. Are you telling me those stats aren't top 12?
I also generally agree about pitchers @3, but Santana is just so dominant. He actually was taken 3rd overall in my main league this year, although I wouldn't have taken him there.
Finally I don't have pitchers "flying off the board". I have 4 SP's in my top 25. I don't see how that is giving them too much representation......
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Mcab at #2 is way too high. I would take him mid 1st round for sure, but I would rather save the #2 spot for Soriano (soriano is way too low).
I understand the argument that soriano had a career year, but mid 2nd round is what most ppl drafted him as before this season started with the expectation that his stats will regress from 2005. With that in mind, having soriano as a mid 2nd rounder even w/o the 2b eligibility is illogical.
Personally, I dont feel comfortable having zambrano in the 2nd round. The cubs is weak offensively and zambrano's whip has risen to 1.31 this season. His era should be around 4 rather than the 3.5.
Halladay is another pitcher I wouldnt take in round 2. Hes been injured for the past 2 seasons and plus his k/9 is way down. I wouldnt take him just for the wins and the ratio and the possibility of him getting hurt.
Morneau dont really deserve to be in the t25. HIs power for the 2nd half is mediocre at best.
tianyi86 wrote:Halladay is another pitcher I wouldnt take in round 2. Hes been injured for the past 2 seasons and plus his k/9 is way down. I wouldnt take him just for the wins and the ratio and the possibility of him getting hurt.
To be fair, both his injuries the last 2 years have been because of comebackers that whacked him in the elbow, hardly his fault or an indication that he's injury prone.
I dunno, Bay had one good month this entire season and the rest of the months are really mediocre. He easily could be a 25 HR, 10 SB guy next year in which case he doesn't reach my top 25. Its too early to think about that stuff anyway so no comment in general.