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Re: Another Interesting Mock draft

Postby GotowarMissAgnes » Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:05 pm

OneLoveBoomer wrote:I would take MTejada earlier than he's been taken as well. I've been able to grab Jeter at pretty good spots though so I haven't had the chance.


Actually, I'm saying the opposite. I'd put Tejada's value in the 80-100 range next year, unless the Orioles trade him to a much higher scoring team that wil boost his R and RBI. He's 32 and less likely to play 162 games per year as he did in his prime (which boosted his R, HR, and RBI). He really can't play SS very well anymore, so he is in danger of being switched to 3B where his bat is less valuable. If he stays on the Orioles, their offense is likely to continue stinking. I see Miggy next year a lot closer to last year than 2006.
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Re: Another Interesting Mock draft

Postby rotoquest » Sun Dec 02, 2007 2:09 pm

Update on the draft. A few surprises and some good value picks as you can see.

13.125 Francisco Cordero RP CIN rotoquest
13.124 Johnny Damon OF NYY PRSTOP5
13.123 Jose Valverde RP ARZ OneLoveBoomer
13.122 A.J. Burnett SP TOR 2007 rookie
13.121 Brett Myers RP PHI kaildogg
12.120 Edgar Renteria SS DET kaildogg
12.119 Rickie Weeks 2B MIL 2007 rookie
12.118 Vernon Wells OF TOR OneLoveBoomer
12.117 Brad Penny SP LAD PRSTOP5
12.116 Javier Vazquez SP CHW rotoquest
12.115 Mariano Rivera RP NYY wkelly91
12.114 Tim Hudson SP ATL BaseballGuy
12.113 Bobby Jenks RP CHW joec
12.112 Rafael Furcal SS LAD horatio
12.111 Dustin McGowan SP TOR Old_Style
11.110 Matt Cain SP SF Old_Style
11.109 Jeff Francoeur OF ATL horatio
11.108 Chris Young OF ARZ joec
11.107 Placido Polanco 2B DET BaseballGuy
11.106 Yovani Gallardo SP MIL wkelly91
11.105 Ben Sheets SP MIL rotoquest
11.104 Pedro Martinez SP NYM PRSTOP5
11.103 Andruw Jones OF ATL OneLoveBoomer
11.102 Billy Wagner RP NYM 2007 rookie
11.101 Juan Pierre OF LAD kaildogg
10.100 Adrian Beltre 3B SEA kaildogg
10.99 Ryan Zimmerman 3B WAS 2007 rookie
10.98 James Shields SP TB OneLoveBoomer
10.97 Jason Bay OF PIT PRSTOP5
10.96 Ian Kinsler 2B TEX rotoquest
10.95 Chien-Ming Wang SP NYY wkelly91
10.94 Kelvim Escobar SP LAA BaseballGuy
10.93 Hunter Pence OF HOU joec
10.92 Brad Hawpe OF COL horatio
10.91 Tim Lincecum SP SF Old_Style
9.90 Rich Hill SP CHC Old_Style
9.89 Takashi Saito RP LAD horatio
9.88 Chris Young SP SD joec
9.87 Mike Lowell 3B BOS BaseballGuy
9.86 Francisco Liriano SP MIN wkelly91
9.85 Felix Hernandez SP SEA rotoquest
9.84 Jim Thome DH CHW PRSTOP5
9.83 Jorge Posada C NYY OneLoveBoomer
9.82 Corey Hart OF MIL 2007 rookie
9.81 Carlos Delgado 1B NYM kaildogg
8.80 Todd Helton 1B COL kaildogg
8.79 Joe Nathan RP MIN 2007 rookie
8.78 Paul Konerko 1B CHW OneLoveBoomer
8.77 Dan Uggla 2B FL PRSTOP5
8.76 J.J. Putz RP SEA rotoquest
8.75 Daisuke Matsuzaka SP BOS wkelly91
8.74 Torii Hunter OF LAA BaseballGuy
8.73 Brian McCann C ATL joec
8.72 Eric Byrnes OF ARZ horatio
8.71 Delmon Young OF MIN Old_Style
7.70 Hideki Matsui OF NYY Old_Style
7.69 Chipper Jones 3B ATL horatio
7.68 Michael Young SS TEX joec
7.67 Fausto Carmona SP CLE BaseballGuy
7.66 Carlos Zambrano SP CHC wkelly91
7.65 Dan Haren SP OAK rotoquest
7.64 Joe Mauer C MIN PRSTOP5
7.63 Roy Oswalt SP HOU OneLoveBoomer
7.62 John Smoltz SP ATL 2007 rookie
7.61 Miguel Tejada SS BAL kaildogg
6.60 Adrian Gonzalez 1B SD kaildogg
6.59 Carlos Guillen SS DET 2007 rookie
6.58 Roy Halladay SP TOR OneLoveBoomer
6.57 Scott Kazmir SP TB PRSTOP5
6.56 Bobby Abreu OF NYY rotoquest
6.55 Chone Figgins 3B LAA wkelly91
6.54 Aaron Harang SP CIN BaseballGuy
6.53 Justin Verlander SP DET joec
6.52 Cole Hamels SP PHI horatio
6.51 Francisco Rodriguez RP LAA Old_Style
5.50 Brian Roberts 2B BAL Old_Style
5.49 Robinson Cano 2B NYY horatio
5.48 Erik Bedard SP BAL joec
5.47 John Lackey SP LAA BaseballGuy
5.46 B.J. Upton OF TB wkelly91
5.45 Adam Dunn OF CIN rotoquest
5.44 Jonathan Papelbon RP BOS PRSTOP5
5.43 Derek Jeter SS NYY OneLoveBoomer
5.42 C.C. Sabathia SP CLE 2007 rookie
5.41 Josh Beckett SP BOS kaildogg
4.40 Troy Tulowitzki SS COL kaildogg
4.39 Russell Martin C LAD 2007 rookie
4.38 Aramis Ramirez 3B CHC OneLoveBoomer
4.37 Justin Morneau 1B MIN PRSTOP5
4.36 Derrek Lee 1B CHC rotoquest
4.35 Carlos Pena 1B TB wkelly91
4.34 Curtis Granderson OF DET BaseballGuy
4.33 Alexis Rios OF TOR joec
4.32 Garrett Atkins 3B COL horatio
4.31 Travis Hafner DH CLE Old_Style
3.30 Manny Ramirez OF BOS Old_Style
3.29 Brandon Webb SP ARZ horatio
3.28 Nick Markakis OF BAL joec
3.27 Victor Martinez C CLE BaseballGuy
3.26 Ichiro Suzuki OF SEA wkelly91
3.25 Magglio Ordonez OF DET rotoquest
3.24 Ryan Braun 3B MIL PRSTOP5
3.23 Lance Berkman 1B HOU OneLoveBoomer
3.22 Carlos Beltran OF NYM 2007 rookie
3.21 Alfonso Soriano OF CHC kaildogg
2.20 Brandon Phillips 2B CIN kaildogg
2.19 Carl Crawford OF TB 2007 rookie
2.18 Johan Santana SP MIN OneLoveBoomer
2.17 Grady Sizemore OF CLE PRSTOP5
2.16 Carlos Lee OF HOU rotoquest
2.15 Vladimir Guerrero OF LAA wkelly91
2.14 Mark Teixeira 1B ATL BaseballGuy
2.13 Miguel Cabrera 3B FL joec
2.12 Jake Peavy SP SD horatio
2.11 Ryan Howard 1B PHI Old_Style
1.10 David Wright 3B NYM Old_Style
1.9 David Ortiz DH BOS horatio
1.8 Prince Fielder 1B MIL joec
1.7 Jimmy Rollins SS PHI BaseballGuy
1.6 Matt Holliday OF COL wkelly91
1.5 Hanley Ramirez SS FL rotoquest
1.4 Jose Reyes SS NYM PRSTOP5
1.3 Chase Utley 2B PHI OneLoveBoomer
1.2 Albert Pujols 1B STL 2007 rookie
1.1 Alex Rodriguez 3B NYY kaildogg
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Re: Another Interesting Mock draft

Postby hot4tx » Tue Dec 04, 2007 11:55 am

Thanks for all of your thoughts/help. Here's another couple of things... Hideki Matsui going at number 70. Is that a little low? He will be 33 when the season starts, and has almost no upside, but even with a slow start because of an injury that cost him all of his spring, he hit 100+ - 25 - 100+ again. The BA was a little low, but he hit .298 in the second half.

Isn't he basically a lock for 100-25-100-.300 with a top end of a 110-30-110-.300 year? Does that not make him a top 60 player in a 5x5 league? Is it the injury risk and lack of upside that pulls him down some spots? Or does his low SB totals keep him in the back even with the steady performances?


Also I'm glad to see Oswalt is being drafted closer to where he should go. Last year he went too high based only on name. He doesn't strike out nearly as many people any more and when you compare his stats to stats of what was expected out of other guys going round(s) later, they were similar.

Thanks for posting the mock. It's neat to be thinking about these things through the winter months.
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Re: Another Interesting Mock draft

Postby rotoquest » Tue Dec 04, 2007 5:21 pm

Here is the rest of the draft:

Pk# Player Owner
18.180 Paul Lo Duca C NYM kaildogg
18.179 Joakim Soria RP KC 2007 rookie
18.178 Sean Marshall SP CHC OneLoveBoomer
18.177 Jeff Kent 2B LAD PRSTOP5
18.176 Bronson Arroyo SP CIN rotoquest
18.175 Jeremy Hermida OF FL wkelly91
18.174 Ken Griffey Jr. OF CIN BaseballGuy
18.173 Frank Thomas DH TOR joec
18.172 Bengie Molina C SF horatio
18.171 Ivan Rodriguez C DET Old_Style
17.170 Rafael Soriano RP ATL Old_Style
17.169 Kevin Youkilis 1B BOS horatio
17.168 Freddy Sanchez 2B PIT joec
17.167 Aaron Hill 2B TOR BaseballGuy
17.166 Khalil Greene SS SD wkelly91
17.165 Troy Glaus 3B TOR rotoquest
17.164 Oliver Perez SP NYM PRSTOP5
17.163 Willy Taveras OF COL OneLoveBoomer
17.162 James Loney 1B LAD 2007 rookie
17.161 Kevin Gregg RP FL kaildogg
16.160 Todd Jones RP DET kaildogg
16.159 Jered Weaver SP LAA 2007 rookie
16.158 Andy Pettitte SP NYY OneLoveBoomer
16.157 Nick Swisher OF OAK PRSTOP5
16.156 Derek Lowe SP LAD rotoquest
16.155 Kelly Johnson 2B ATL wkelly91
16.154 Barry Zito SP SF BaseballGuy
16.153 Joe Blanton SP OAK joec
16.152 Rich Harden SP OAK horatio
16.151 Jeff Francis SP COL Old_Style
15.150 J.J. Hardy SS MIL Old_Style
15.149 Chad Cordero RP WAS horatio
15.148 Tom Gorzelanny SP PIT joec
15.147 Kevin Kouzmanoff 3B SD BaseballGuy
15.146 Orlando Cabrera SS CHW wkelly91
15.145 Raul Ibanez OF SEA rotoquest
15.144 Brad Lidge RP PHI PRSTOP5
15.143 Alex Gordon 3B KC OneLoveBoomer
15.142 Jermaine Dye OF CHW 2007 rookie
15.141 Pat Burrell OF PHI kaildogg
14.140 Adam Wainwright SP STL kaildogg
14.139 Phil Hughes SP NYY 2007 rookie
14.138 Shane Victorino OF PHI OneLoveBoomer
14.137 Ted Lilly SP CHC PRSTOP5
14.136 Kenji Johjima C SEA rotoquest
14.135 Jarrod Saltalamacchia C TEX wkelly91
14.134 Joe Borowski RP CLE BaseballGuy
14.133 John Maine SP NYM joec
14.132 Jason Isringhausen RP STL horatio
14.131 Huston Street RP OAK Old_Style
13.130 Chad Billingsley RP LAD Old_Style
13.129 Gary Sheffield DH DET horatio
13.128 Manuel Corpas RP COL joec
13.127 Aaron Rowand OF PHI BaseballGuy
13.126 Trevor Hoffman RP SD wkelly91
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Re: Another Interesting Mock draft

Postby J35J » Tue Dec 04, 2007 5:25 pm

rotoquest wrote:18.179 Joakim Soria RP KC 2007 rookie


very nice!
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Re: Another Interesting Mock draft

Postby OneLoveBoomer » Tue Dec 04, 2007 8:26 pm

I ended up with the following team--I tend to like it well enough. High stats with good balance I figure.


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C: Jorge Posada
1B:Lance Berkman
2B: Chase Utley
3B: Aramis Ramirez
SS: Derek Jeter
OF: Andruw Jones
OF: Vernon Wells
OF: Shane Victorino
UTIL: Paul Konerko
P: Johan Santana
P: Roy Halladay
P: Roy Oswalt
P: James Shields
P: Jose Valverde
Bench: Alex Gordon
Bench: Andy Pettitte
Bench: Willy Taveras
Bench: Sean Marshall
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