Brian Roberts value if traded - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2014 Fantasy Baseball Cafe
100% Deposit Bonus for Cafe Members!

Return to Baseball Leftovers

Brian Roberts value if traded

Moderator: Baseball Moderators

Re: Brian Roberts value if traded

Postby AcidRock23 » Fri Mar 14, 2008 6:23 pm

I still would like him on the Cubs but I think that his SB, which are a large part of his appeal, will be taking a hit. 1) you have Yadier as I pointed out. It may seem absurd but the guy is a stud in a big part of baserunning and the Cubs play the Cards a bunch. 2) you have Soriano batting in the 2 hole. While he has the pop to knock Roberts in if he steals, he likes to swing and will likely do so. 3) I think that while Sweet Lou talked some about playing more aggressively, I did not see a lot of it. I saw baserunners and hitters working together to try to distract pitchers but I think that he's as much a hit & run from a strategy perspective as a straight stealer.

I think Roberts to the Cubs will be great for the Cubs but will push Roberts to the 20-30 range for SB. Maybe even less.
AcidRock23
General Manager
General Manager

User avatar
CafeholicCafe WriterEagle Eye
Posts: 4170
Joined: 8 Mar 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Champaign, IL

Previous

Return to Baseball Leftovers

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Johnesmype and 10 guests

Forums Articles & Tips Sleepers Rankings Leagues


Today's Games
Saturday, Aug. 30
(All times are EST, weather icons show forecast for game time)

NY Yankees at Toronto
(1:07 pm)
Detroit at Chi White Sox
(1:10 pm)
Chi Cubs at St. Louis
(2:15 pm)
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh
(4:05 pm)
Minnesota at Baltimore
(7:05 pm)
Boston at Tampa Bay
(7:10 pm)
indoors
Philadelphia at NY Mets
(7:10 pm)
Cleveland at Kansas City
(7:10 pm)
Texas at Houston
(7:10 pm)
Detroit at Chi White Sox
(7:10 pm)
Miami at Atlanta
(7:10 pm)
Colorado at Arizona
(8:10 pm)
Chi Cubs at St. Louis
(8:15 pm)
LA Dodgers at San Diego
(8:40 pm)
Oakland at LA Angels
(9:05 pm)
Milwaukee at San Francisco
(9:05 pm)
Washington at Seattle
(9:10 pm)

  • Fantasy Baseball
  • Article Submissions
  • Privacy Statement
  • Site Survey 
  • Contact