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Better 3B for 08

Ryan Braun
39
31%
David Wright
88
69%
 
Total votes : 127

Re: Braun vs Wright

Postby joshheines » Tue Aug 14, 2007 3:03 pm

Ummm, everyone acts like its a forgone conclusion that Cabrera is more valuable than Wright. In a standard, 12-team 5x5, Wright has been more valuable.

Wright's posted: 22 HR, 25 SB, 74 RBI, 76 runs, and .305 AVG
Cabrera's posted: 28 HR, 1 SB, 83 RBI, 71 runs, and .335 AVG

Runs and RBIs really cancel each other out, or at the worst are too close to make a difference. Then you have to weigh what is more valuable, 6 HR and .030 AVG or 24 SB? I'm going with the SB.

Wright's auction value to date is $35.44 compared to Cabrera at $33.40.

You should re-title this Cabrera v. Braun, until Cabrera reclaims the #2 spot from Wright.
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Re: Braun vs Wright

Postby apz » Tue Aug 14, 2007 3:23 pm

joshheines wrote:Ummm, everyone acts like its a forgone conclusion that Cabrera is more valuable than Wright. In a standard, 12-team 5x5, Wright has been more valuable.

Wright's posted: 22 HR, 25 SB, 74 RBI, 76 runs, and .305 AVG
Cabrera's posted: 28 HR, 1 SB, 83 RBI, 71 runs, and .335 AVG

Runs and RBIs really cancel each other out, or at the worst are too close to make a difference. Then you have to weigh what is more valuable, 6 HR and .030 AVG or 24 SB? I'm going with the SB.

Wright's auction value to date is $35.44 compared to Cabrera at $33.40.

You should re-title this Cabrera v. Braun, until Cabrera reclaims the #2 spot from Wright.

Or until Braun claims the #2 spot from Cabrera. :-b
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Re: Braun vs Wright

Postby joshheines » Tue Aug 14, 2007 4:57 pm

Of course , I'm taking the stats of right now. Let's say Miggy does hit 12 HR more than Wright at the end of the year, wouldn't it also make sense that Wright will not stay at 25 SB and will get another 6 to 8 SB, plus Wright's average has been climbing ever since May. Over the course of this season and last, they have had the exact same value. At this point, you can't say one is more valuable than the other.
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Re: Braun vs Wright

Postby pokerplaya » Fri Aug 17, 2007 7:06 pm

Snakes Gould wrote:i can and i will. id rather have m-cab over wright. personal preference.


Of course you can and you did, but the point is they are pretty darn close value wise when you really look at it. I'd personally have Miggy at this point, but I can see the argument for either.
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Re: Braun vs Wright

Postby bceagles04 » Sat Aug 18, 2007 11:02 am

Snakes Gould wrote:
pokerplaya wrote:
Snakes Gould wrote:i can and i will. id rather have m-cab over wright. personal preference.


Of course you can and you did, but the point is they are pretty darn close value wise when you really look at it. I'd personally have Miggy at this point, but I can see the argument for either.


i never once said they werent close or that i couldnt see the argument for either. i specifically stated personal preference that id take the home runs over the stolen bases.


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