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Which is the better team?

Team 1
4
44%
Team 2
5
56%
 
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Which is the better team?

Postby beastman223 » Sat Mar 10, 2007 5:08 pm

Was wondering who you think has the better team...Any comments would be greatly appreciated.

Team 1

C- Ramon Hernandez
1B- Ryan Howard
2B- Rickie Weeks
3B- Garrett Atkins
SS- Hanley Ramirez
OF- Carlos Beltran
OF- Hideki Matsui
OF- Tori Hunter
Util- Travis Hafner
B- Todd Helton
B- J.D. Drew
B- Chad Tracy
B- Howie Kendrick
B- Adam LaRoche
B- Ian Kinsler

SP- Jake Peavy
SP- Curt Schilling
RP- Mariano Rivera
RP- Huston Street
P- J.J. Putz
B- Scott Kazmir
B- Randy Johnson

Team 2

C- Russell Martin
1B- Dave Ortiz
2B- Brian Roberts
3B- Aramis Ramirez
SS- Rafael Furcal
OF- Lance Berkman
OF- Matt Holliday
OF- Jason Bay
Util- Troy Glaus
B- Corey Patterson
B- Jason Giambi
B- Richie Sexson

SP- Carlos Zambrano
SP- John Lackey
RP- Chad Cordero
RP- Brian Fuentes
P- Brett Myers
B- Jonathan Papelbon
B- Bronson Arroyo
B- Salomon Torres
B- Chris Young
B- Cole Hamels

Again, any insight, comments are appreciated.
Thanks.
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Postby Big Cat Court » Sat Mar 10, 2007 5:15 pm

i don't really see much difference, they are both loaded with stars at every position. I would probably prefer team two because of the smaller reliance on injury risks.

The closers are nasty on team one, however. I pressed, I would take team two.
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Postby redsoxfan1211 » Sat Mar 10, 2007 5:39 pm

They're pretty close, but I would take team 1. The offense is really deep, and the closers are just nasty, and i think they would be able to make up from the shallow starting pitching it has.

that said, if the batters on team 2 all have the years they're projected to have, then the lack of depth there won't be a big problem, and you can really work with the depth you have in starting pitching on the team. If one or 2 of the starters has an off year, you can handle the blow, and if most of them pitch at expectations, then you have some pretty good trade-bait and can bolster the either the offense or maybe grab a high level closer.

but in the end, i still like team 1. pitching is always unpredicible, and if you can get the right starters off the waiver wire in april and may, that team would reak havoc in its league.
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Postby schmidty » Sat Mar 10, 2007 6:36 pm

Both are very good. I have a slight preference for Team 2, since they seem to be making better use of the bench (a 7-deep SP line-up is more valuable than extra bench hitters, since they can be rotated in to get all their starts).

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Postby ThatDude » Sat Mar 10, 2007 6:46 pm

I'd take team 2 by a slim margin, but it's hard to say for sure without knowing the scoring system.
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Postby beastman223 » Sun Mar 11, 2007 12:27 pm

Scoring settings are: H, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, W, SV, K, ERA
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