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Postby mak1277 » Mon Mar 26, 2007 5:18 pm

I'm at the tail end of a 30-round keeper league draft. We can carry up to 5 minor leaguers forever (as long as they are rookie eligible). So far, my minor leaguers look like this:

Hunter Pence
Mike Pelfrey
Andrew McCutchen
Jay Bruce
Kosuke Fukudome

Now, I can bring Pelfrey up to my major league roster and take another minor leaguer.

I have the following on my list as possibilities right now:

Ryan Braun
Joey Votto
Scott Elbert

Should I take Elbert, since I have 4 position players? Should I look deeper into the minors and take a guy like Fernando Martinez, even though he's a long way away from the Bigs? Most of the huge name prospects are gone, so I'm a little out of my comfort zone here and appreciate the help.
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Postby Amatter32 » Mon Mar 26, 2007 5:22 pm

I like balance between pitchers and hitters in my minors so I'd go with elbert just because of that.
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Postby jwhands » Mon Mar 26, 2007 5:50 pm

I'd go with Martinez, since he is a few years from development. You can always draft pitching next year.
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Postby High Heater » Mon Mar 26, 2007 8:04 pm

I like Joey Votto alot.... however if u can wait a couple years(i wouldnt) get Martinez his ceiling seems higher.
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Postby thedude » Mon Mar 26, 2007 10:53 pm

get Martinez. He is only a couple of years away.
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Postby Humphrey » Tue Mar 27, 2007 2:12 am

agreed, you want martinez
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