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Postby abrunn11 » Mon Jun 11, 2007 3:32 pm

you would not know they were having such great years;

1. Curtis Granderson. .288 average with 39 extra-base hits. With 12 triples, he is on pace to match the single season record. Has also chipped in 6 bags.

2. Brandon Phillips. Quietly on pace for a 30/30 season. .280 average was predicted, .815 OPS and .488 slugging percentage are better than most hoped for. If he continues with these numbers he will move into the elite level of second basemen.

3. Dan Uggla. Another guy who could move into the elite level of second basemen. He has one less than his 26 doubles from last season. On pace for over 30 homeruns and 110 RBI. No t bad for a guy that most predicted to fall on his face.

4. Eric Byrnes. Byrnes fills up the stat sheet. One of only a handful of 25/25 guys last season is on pace to duplicate it. The only category holding him back last season was average (.267.) He is hitting .319 this year.
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Postby acsguitar » Mon Jun 11, 2007 4:03 pm

Phillips is the man. 1 prediction I got right earlier this season ;D
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Postby rjforlife » Mon Jun 11, 2007 4:10 pm

5. Chris Young. 6-3 2.34 era 68 K in 80 IP 1.14 Whip. The stat line speaks for itself and those numbers are coming off his 3rd worst start of the season. He is an absolute killer at home with a 1.10 era there but posts 4 of his wins on the road with a solid 3.63 era. Day in and day out the guy gets it done, but no one notices with Peavy grabbing all the press.
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Postby Oatsdad » Mon Jun 11, 2007 4:55 pm

Just got Granderson off the WW! ;D
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Postby wrveres » Mon Jun 11, 2007 5:03 pm

I tried trading Uggla a couple of weeks back and no body wanted anything to do with him.
I concluded that it was because of his name, Uggla. So I started calling him GG-Money to try and change around his bad image. I mean who wants to own a guy named Ugly. Now I am starting to get offers again, and I had to take GG money off the trade market. Its the name change i just know it. :]

solid list.
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Re: Here are a few guys that if they are not on your team..

Postby Art Vandelay » Mon Jun 11, 2007 5:29 pm

A couple more...

Jorge Posada: .358, 7 hr, 40 rbi, 35 r
With all of the Yankees' struggles, his season seems to be going largely unnoticed. Not too shabby for a guy who was the 10th catcher taken off the board (or thereabouts) in most leagues.

Aaron Rowand: .325, 8 hr, 30 rbi, 41 r, 3 sb
After his mini-breakout year in 2004, he's finally putting up the numbers that some of us expected out of him for the last couple of years. If he can keep his average around .300, the rest of his numbers should be pretty good. 12-15 sbs a possibility as well.

Brad Hawpe: .297, 8 hr, 38 rbi, 28 r
He was over-hyped coming into the season and fell on his face. Was hitting a season-low .243 with 0 hr, 8 rbi, 9 r as of April 28th (20 games). Since then (35 games), he's raised his average to .297, hit 8 hr, driven in 30 and scored 19 runs. Many people sold low early on him, he even turned up on the waiver-wire in a few leagues, but for those who held on he's been paying off.

Xavier Nady: .282, 10 hr, 36 rbi, 27 r
Not huge numbers, but for a guy who was undrafted in most leagues, solid output. You don't want to rely on him, but as long as he's producing like this he makes a very servicable third outfielder.
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Re: Here are a few guys that if they are not on your team..

Postby J35J » Mon Jun 11, 2007 5:47 pm

I'll throw one out there

Casey Kotchman .323/.407/.538 7hrs and 23/15 BB/SO in 186 ABs

He's starting to live up to his potential.

April .265/.337/.446
May .363/.435/.575
June .391/.533/.739
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Postby sportsaddict » Mon Jun 11, 2007 5:53 pm

You're right on with that list- I'll add Derek Lowe. He goes unnoticed a lot but he's been fantasy gold for owners this year. He's not an elite pitcher but he is a solid guy who consistently goes out there and wins.

Matt Morris and Randy Wolf have flown under the radar as well.
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Re: Here are a few guys that if they are not on your team..

Postby jswede » Mon Jun 11, 2007 7:26 pm

J35J wrote:I'll throw one out there

Casey Kotchman .323/.407/.538 7hrs and 23/15 BB/SO in 186 ABs

He's starting to live up to his potential.

April .265/.337/.446
May .363/.435/.575
June .391/.533/.739


thanks for the heads-up. I was hot on him each of the last 2 seasons and gave up by May-ish. Will have to take another look.
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Postby Amazing Oopah » Mon Jun 11, 2007 7:31 pm

Placido Polance is another. High batting average and only 12k's on the season so far.
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