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Re: Which draft pick is the best to have?

Postby wkelly91 » Sat Mar 08, 2008 7:48 pm

I like #1-4 because it poistions you for two good picks in the late #2 early #3...before the talent drops off.
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Re: Which draft pick is the best to have?

Postby eftda » Sat Mar 08, 2008 8:03 pm

I'm falling in love with picks 10-12. You get a great first rounder. Lets say you take Fielder as your #1 pick, then take Howard or Braun with your Number 2. I still think that beats/is even with taking Arod and then taking Suzuki with your 2nd round pick.
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Re: Which draft pick is the best to have?

Postby abrage22 » Sat Mar 08, 2008 8:30 pm

eftda wrote:I'm falling in love with picks 10-12. You get a great first rounder. Lets say you take Fielder as your #1 pick, then take Howard or Braun with your Number 2. I still think that beats/is even with taking Arod and then taking Suzuki with your 2nd round pick.


But then the Arod side would get a way earlier third round pick.
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Re: Which draft pick is the best to have?

Postby Russell James » Sat Mar 08, 2008 8:41 pm

I don't like picking at the turn, so I would prefer 4-8.

Historically, I do very well late in drafts, but when I pick at 1 or 12 and get back to back picks in a snake draft, I feel like I have to reach to get the players I want. I take guys a round or 2 earlier then they should be taken because I believe they will be gone before it ever gets back to me. It might be a mental thing, but it always screws up my rankings. It is easy to gauge if a guy is going to be there if you only have to wait two picks, but when you have to wait for 22 or 23 picks, it sucks.
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Re: Which draft pick is the best to have?

Postby eftda » Sat Mar 08, 2008 9:53 pm

abrage22 wrote:
eftda wrote:I'm falling in love with picks 10-12. You get a great first rounder. Lets say you take Fielder as your #1 pick, then take Howard or Braun with your Number 2. I still think that beats/is even with taking Arod and then taking Suzuki with your 2nd round pick.


But then the Arod side would get a way earlier third round pick.



I still get a better 2nd round and 4th round pick
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Re: Which draft pick is the best to have?

Postby socceryank » Sun Mar 09, 2008 1:46 pm

I just finished drafting 5th in a 10 teamer, and I was extremely happy with how it flowed. I was able to nab Holliday and Sizemore with my first 2, and I never seemed to have to reach for players or lose out on guys due to waiting long between picks.

C Posada
1B Berkman
2B Kinsler
3B Figgins
SS Tejada
OF Holliday
OF Sizemore
OF Rios
Util Delmon Young
BN Dye
BN Damon

SP Lackey
SP Carmona
SP Lincecum
SP Hughes
SP Gorzellany
SP O.Perez

RP Rivera
RP Corpas
RP BWilson (SF)
RP Broxton
C M. Montero
1B AGonz
2B Uggla
3B Zimmermann
SS Jeter
OF J Upton, McCutcheon, Choo
Util Kendrys Morales
BN Pena
DL Gardner
SP Gallardo, Bumgarner, Latos, Zimmermann, Luebke, Jaime Garcia, Hughes, Burnett
RP League, Marshall, Betancourt
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Re: Which draft pick is the best to have?

Postby abrage22 » Sun Mar 09, 2008 2:50 pm

socceryank wrote:I just finished drafting 5th in a 10 teamer, and I was extremely happy with how it flowed. I was able to nab Holliday and Sizemore with my first 2, and I never seemed to have to reach for players or lose out on guys due to waiting long between picks.

C Posada
1B Berkman
2B Kinsler
3B Figgins
SS Tejada
OF Holliday
OF Sizemore
OF Rios
Util Delmon Young
BN Dye
BN Damon

SP Lackey
SP Carmona
SP Lincecum
SP Hughes
SP Gorzellany
SP O.Perez

RP Rivera
RP Corpas
RP BWilson (SF)
RP Broxton


wow that OF is stacked man. Hughes and Lincecum will be gold B-) IMO
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Re: Which draft pick is the best to have?

Postby socceryank » Sun Mar 09, 2008 4:18 pm

That's how I planned it; I loaded up on OF (if you include Berkman's dual eligibility) while everyone else fought over SP, 2B and SS.
C M. Montero
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SS Jeter
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Re: Which draft pick is the best to have?

Postby daniel80111 » Thu Mar 13, 2008 2:39 am

Who is worth targetting at pick #4 in a 12 team league?? Or do you just let Wright, Reyes, and Hanley to fall to you?? Would you consider taking Holliday at #4?? Opinions appreciated. Thanks!!
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Re: Which draft pick is the best to have?

Postby socceryank » Thu Mar 13, 2008 8:13 am

daniel80111 wrote:Who is worth targetting at pick #4 in a 12 team league?? Or do you just let Wright, Reyes, and Hanley to fall to you?? Would you consider taking Holliday at #4?? Opinions appreciated. Thanks!!

I would absolutely take Holliday at 4; I like him better than Reyes there.
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