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First draft of the season, how's it look?

Postby splitandmelt » Wed Feb 28, 2007 4:02 pm

Hey guys just drafted my first team of the year and wanted to get your comments on how I can improve with later drafts.

12 Team league, standard 5x5 scoring. Picking from the 7 hole.

C David Ross
1B Carlos Delgado
1B Nomar Garciapara
2B Chase Utley
2B Orlando Hudson
3B Garrett Atkins
3B Joe Crede
SS Bill Hall
SS Stephen Drew
OF Grady Sizemore
OF Corey Patterson
OF Raul Ibanez
OF Ryan Freel
OF Josh Willingham
OF Moises Alou
P Scott Kazmir
P Brett Myers
P Matt Cain
P Randy Johnson
P Brad Penny
P Derrick Lowe
P Ian Snell
P Homer Bailey
P Joe Nathan
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Re: First draft of the season, how's it look?

Postby J35J » Wed Feb 28, 2007 5:35 pm

splitandmelt wrote:C David Ross
1B Carlos Delgado
1B Nomar Garciapara
2B Chase Utley
2B Orlando Hudson
3B Garrett Atkins
3B Joe Crede
SS Bill Hall
SS Stephen Drew
OF Grady Sizemore
OF Corey Patterson
OF Raul Ibanez
OF Ryan Freel
OF Josh Willingham
OF Moises Alou
P Scott Kazmir
P Brett Myers
P Matt Cain
P Randy Johnson
P Brad Penny
P Derrick Lowe
P Ian Snell
P Homer Bailey
P Joe Nathan



First off, Ross shouldn't start in a 12 team league.

Aside from Sizemore in your OF, you're really going to need the rest of that group have better seasons then where I've got them at.

You will for sure need some more saves, you don't want to punt any categories in roto.

You seem to have some nice depth in your infield so I would look to package some of those guys with some of your OFers for an upgrade in your OF. Crede and Hall would be the two I think have higher value then what they are worth right now. I'd package each one with one of your OFers to get an upgrade out there. (Crede/Patterson and Hall/Ibanez) something like that.

You're SP has very nice potential but there is a decent amount of risk there with Kazmir, Cain and The Unit. I would maybe try to deal one of your young studs Kazmir or Cain for a more stable/proven starter but thats not an overly big deal.

Anyway, just a few thoughts.....
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