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Re: Which draft pick is the best to have?

Postby BronXBombers51 » Thu Mar 13, 2008 8:34 am

Honestly, I don't think any pick is bad. I've seen people with the 1st pick screw up a draft horribly. I've also been put in a position with a "poor" draft pick, or one that's perceived to be poor, and come away with a team I really like. It depends on how you draft, not where you draft. That said, all things equal, I'd probably prefer to draft in the top 4 this year, or at the back end. I think that there's a slew of guys who can go in the middle picks, and sometimes it's just hard to choose.
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Re: Which draft pick is the best to have?

Postby RedSoxNation04 » Mon Mar 17, 2008 11:03 am

socceryank wrote:
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.

FWIW, I was able to get Holliday at 11 last night in my money league. Couldn't believe it...I then took Ortiz with my 2nd round pick. ;-D
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Re: Which draft pick is the best to have?

Postby MTUCache » Mon Mar 17, 2008 11:42 am

rotoquest wrote:I have read every post in this thread and I still cannot get a fix on where the best place is to draft. So let's keep it simple. If you have any number slot as a choice in a 12 team league to draft, what are your 1st & 2nd preferences that you would choose?


My #1 preference for a pick would be pick #7. Second choice would be pick #2.

For my drafting style, I seem to be putting together much better teams (balance and numbers) when I get a top-tier 3B in the first round, then 1B and #1OF in the second and third (either order).

So, with that in mind, I like having #7 as I'm virtually guaranteed MCab at that slot, as well as a higher pick in round 2 (where I feel there is a large dropoff after pick 18-20). If MCab is taken by someone higher than that, I'm going to get great value on whoever does drop to me.

Otherwise, I like pick #2, because I'm taking Wright at that spot, who I'm pretty high on this year.

After that I like #1, and 8+.

My least favorite picks would be #3-#5... I hate the thought of taking Reyes or Hanley this year, and I feel that it would be too early to take MCab there if Wright is already gone, so I'd be praying that Wright fell to me there.
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Re: Which draft pick is the best to have?

Postby bigh0rt » Mon Mar 17, 2008 11:50 am

I think I am in the minority here, but I prefer the 5 - 7 picks, this season at least.
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Re: Which draft pick is the best to have?

Postby ataraxia » Mon Mar 17, 2008 12:28 pm

I'm with bigh0rt, although I would say that I prefer the 4-7 picks.
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