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Postby cordscords » Tue Mar 04, 2008 2:53 pm

12 teamer, 5x5, roto, standard yahoo scoring. I think my offense is stacked, front 4 starters are good, but RP and bench are thin. Thoughts?

1. (2) David Wright 3B
2. (23) Lance Berkman 1B,OF
3. (26) Carlos Lee OF
4. (47) Bobby Abreu OF
5. (50) Robinson Canó 2B
6. (71) Michael Young SS
7. (74) Paul Konerko 1B
8. (95) Kelvim Escobar SP
9. (98) Ryan Zimmerman 3B
10. (119) Matt Cain SP
11. (122) Rich Hill SP
12. (143) Joakim Soria RP
13. (146) Dustin McGowan SP
14. (167) Kevin Gregg RP
15. (170) Tony Peña RP
16. (191) Carlos Delgado 1B
17. (194) J.R. Towles C
18. (215) Joaquín Benoit RP
19. (218) C.J. Wilson RP
20. (239) Bob Howry RP
21. (242) Joey Votto 1B,OF

C- Towles
1B- Konerko
2B- Cano
SS- Young
3B- Wright
OF- Berkman
OF- Lee
OF- Abreu
UTIL- Zimmerman
BN- Delgado, Votto

SP- Escobar
SP- Cain
SP- Hill
SP- McGowan
RP- Soria
RP- Gregg
RP- Pena
RP- Benoit
RP- Wilson
RP- Howry
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Re: Please Rate (WHIR)

Postby Yoda » Tue Mar 04, 2008 3:04 pm

Looks good. I am not confident on Escobar but Cain/Hill/McGowan should be very, very good.
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Re: Please Rate (WHIR)

Postby paddyp43 » Tue Mar 04, 2008 3:13 pm

1. Your offense is good a lot of power
2. If Kon comes to play that might be a very loaded O. If he doesn't you can move Berk to 1st or Votto
3. My only problem with your O is where you are getting steals. M. Young might get you some, maybe Abreu.
4. You might want to, at some point, look into trading a 3B. You got two legit studs (Zimm?) and you could get something you need.
5. Also, you have 4 1B. If one comes through, i.e. Kon/Delgado you got good trade bait
6. I hate Esco..no consistency. However, Hill/Cain/McGowen all have high upside. And are all legit 2 or 3 starters in 12 team
7. You got an awful lot of relief. But no top flight (maybe Soria).

If I was you I would trade some of the power at some point in the season if people get off to hot starts (Konerko, Delgado, Zimm) for some pitching. But with your squad, other than SB you will own on O. And your pitching has a lot of potential.

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Re: Please Rate (WHIR)

Postby Murphs13 » Thu Mar 06, 2008 11:18 am

Your offense is pretty good. You may be a little low on steals. Young will give you about 15, Wright will most likely go 30/30 again, great pick, He should be a good number 2 overall pick IMO. Abreu should get you about 20 steals as well so I would look on the WW for people who can get you steals, I would suggest you drop maybe Delgado for a steals guy, don't see him rebounding. I got Konerko round 10 in my league and I couldn't be happier with that. I think he'll outperform that 10th round value. Picking him up 7th is a good value too, should give you 30+ HR's and 100+ RBI's.

As for pitching I think you could use some improvement. Escobar is not ace quality, although good, shouldn't be your number 1 starter. I like Cain and his potential but two things about that: he's still young and he's in San Fran so don't expect a lot of wins. Hill should be good I like him. McGowen could be a sleeper but we'll see. Maybe you can even shop Delgado for another pitcher or something like that. Just a thought.
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