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Postby Havok1517 » Wed Apr 04, 2007 7:39 pm

Travis Buck OAK

John Danks TEX

Brandon Morrow SEA
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Postby raiders_umpire » Wed Apr 04, 2007 9:44 pm

It really depends on your needs imo.

Danks is the best prospect of the bunch, but who knows how he will pitch in Chicago. A left hander with a high skill set usually makes it somewhere though.

Buck would be next. He will never be a star, but I think he can become a solid major leaguer. Again he is not a great pick in a 10 team league, but your deeper leagues, Buck could be very helpful in a minor league system by giving you a solid starter.

I have Morrow last, mainly due to not enough innings just yet in the pros. I really would have rather seen him start the year in the minors building his arm strength up to be a starter possibly, but the M's have different plans for him to be in the pen. If Putz goes down, he could make an impact this year, but I think this is doubtful.
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Postby High Heater » Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:48 pm

i havem more like this:

Buck
Morrow
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Postby Havok1517 » Thu Apr 05, 2007 12:57 am

I personally think that Morrow and his heated arsenal has the most upside. It appears that SEA might be trying to stretch out his arm and give him major league experience in the minors. I'm not sure if they envision him in the bullpen or as a starter though he could be this year's Joel Zumaya.

Buck seems like a decent player but nothing special imo. Though, his way to majors mirrors Nick Markakis in some ways.

I personally think Danks will be hit around this year in Chicago.

But I have no idea who makes the best keeper.
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Postby PlayingWithFire » Thu Apr 05, 2007 1:09 am

strangely, I agree with Havok for once 8-o (the sky is falling, the sky is falling!)

I don't think Buck has quite the upside Markakis has, I think him and Andre Ethier are good comps.

If Morrow doesn't struggle too badly this year in the majors. I think he'll be okay, more okay than Danks
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Postby thedude » Thu Apr 05, 2007 1:16 am

I am not a huge Danks fan, but the scouts think he has the ceiling of a number 2-3 starter.


I like Buck, but he will probably be a better RL player than fantasy player. He has nice gap power, but only ok homerun power. He is a 40 double 15-20 homer guy. He should be able to hit for a .300 average though.
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Postby ChipperJonesFanatic » Fri Apr 06, 2007 12:42 am

Havok1517 wrote:I personally think that Morrow and his heated arsenal has the most upside. It appears that SEA might be trying to stretch out his arm and give him major league experience in the minors. I'm not sure if they envision him in the bullpen or as a starter though he could be this year's Joel Zumaya.

Buck seems like a decent player but nothing special imo. Though, his way to majors mirrors Nick Markakis in some ways.

I personally think Danks will be hit around this year in Chicago.

But I have no idea who makes the best keeper.


We're on the same page.

Morrow IMO has the most upside. Danks, while I am not a big fan is a LHP with pretty good stuff, so he should become a pretty good starter.
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