Last year in my "expert" league which is 14 teams.
Holliday went with the 13th pick of round 1, yes round 1. He was an early 2nd round pick on my draft board. This was a no brainer 2nd round with upside guy so if he fell to round 10 in your league it is full of terrible players.
Hanley went with pick #27 (to me).
Fielder was pick #58 (to me), I had him as a 3rd round pick on my draft board but I waited on him until the 5th because of ADP.
B.J. Upton went in the 16th round, he probably was the biggest value after Fielder, nobody was sure if he would start full time or not.
GotowarMissAgnes wrote:I do think Loewen will jump into the top 150 players this year, while Fukudome will be top 50. But given that I have a better understand of what you are looking for, here are a few guys currently going in rounds 3-6 that I think we will be talking about as potential round 1 picks. As steve-o said, even with that expanded definition, it's a pretty thin list to start.
Markakis Atkins Chris Young Pence Hart Cano
To make that top 12 you really have to have 40+ HR+SB and 200+ R+RBI and an average of .280+ Each of these 6 could do that, but it's a stretch for all of them.
How would you rank those players though? I have them ranked like this Hart Markakis Cano Pence Chris B Young Atkins
what you think
I have them as: Markakis Atkins Pence Hart Cano Young but, it's kind of a meaningless ordering. Based on SGP in a 12 team league, the total difference from top to bottom is less than 1 SGP. Effectively, there's no difference between them.
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actually holliday survived round 10, went at the end of round 11. i reluctantly traded my delgado for holliday before the season began because i needed OF and the other team needed a proven player like delgado lol had i heard of holliday i would have taken him earlier. i also got hanley with pick 71 whom i hadnt heard of. it was a fun year but i'll do better this year now that i know all the players
1 Albert Pujols 2 Chase Utley 3 Ryan Howard 4 Johan Santana 5 Alfonso Soriano 6 Alex Rodriguez 7 Vladimir Guerrero 8 David Ortiz 9 Jose Reyes 10 Carlos Beltran 11 Miguel Cabrera 12 David Wright 13 Manny Ramirez 14 Carlos Lee 15 Carl Crawford 16 Chris Carpenter 17 Travis Hafner 18 Derek Jeter 19 Mark Teixeira 20 Aramis Ramirez 21 Grady Sizemore 22 Miguel Tejada 23 Joe Mauer 24 Ichiro Suzuki 25 Jimmy Rollins 26 Derrek Lee 27 Jake Peavy 28 Lance Berkman 29 Roy Oswalt 30 Andruw Jones 31 Roy Halladay 32 Brian McCann 33 Garrett Atkins 34 Carlos Zambrano 35 John Smoltz 36 Victor Martinez 37 Brandon Webb 38 Jermaine Dye 39 Francisco Rodriguez 40 Robinson Cano 41 Chone Figgins 42 Mariano Rivera 43 Billy Wagner 44 Troy Glaus 45 Joe Nathan 46 B.J. Ryan 47 Daisuke Matsuzaka 48 Aaron Harang 49 Brian Roberts 50 John Lackey 51 Vernon Wells 52 Jason Bay 53 Adam Dunn 54 Jeremy Bonderman 55 Hideki Matsui 56 Matt Cain 57 Brett Myers 58 Chipper Jones 59 Bobby Jenks 60 Bill Hall 61 Huston Street 62 Dontrelle Willis 63 Kenji Johjima 64 Mike Piazza 65 Matt Holliday 66 Ivan Rodriguez 67 Dan Uggla 68 Jered Weaver 69 Bobby Abreu 70 Jason Schmidt 71 Hanley Ramirez 72 Cole Hamels 73 Scott Kazmir 74 Johnny Damon 75 Barry Zito 76 Justin Morneau 77 Barry Bonds 78 Gary Sheffield 79 Trevor Hoffman 80 Ben Sheets 81 J.J. Putz 82 Michael Young 83 Jonathan Papelbon 84 Chris Ray 85 Paul Konerko 86 Carlos Delgado 87 Felix Hernandez 88 Dan Haren 89 Chad Cordero 90 C.C. Sabathia 91 Rafael Furcal 92 Francisco Cordero 93 Chris Young 94 Julio Lugo 95 Delmon Young 96 Nick Markakis 97 Ryan Zimmerman 98 Bob Wickman 99 Scott Rolen 100 Jeff Francoeur 101 Howie Kendrick 102 Pedro Martinez 103 Tom Gordon 104 Roger Clemens 105 Freddy Sanchez 106 Brad Lidge 107 Corey Patterson 108 Torii Hunter 109 Matt Murton 110 Jason Giambi 111 Rocco Baldelli 112 Takashi Saito 113 Alex Gordon 114 Jim Thome