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Young Pitchers HELP Matt Riley, Jeremy Affeldt, Cliff Lee et

Postby donmattingly » Mon Mar 01, 2004 11:48 am

I always like drafting a young pitcher or two in my league because we draft about 60% of players on teams. I am in an AL only league and am looking at many young pitchers such as Matt Riley, Affeldt, and Cliff Lee. I have heard that Affeldt is over his blister problems and i believe he has a high ceiling. anybody know the latest work on whether he can sustain a starting job or what is his chance of being the closer is kc is? also i like matt riley, how well can he do in the majors and is his walks going to decrease, the same for cliff lee? any posts would be appreciated. thanks.

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Postby tool069c » Mon Mar 01, 2004 12:07 pm

not so sure about riley and and affeldt, i think they might struggle this eyar. as for cliff lee, he pitched good last year in limited action and i think is a future #1, ide take cliff lee first. In my al-only draft lee went for 11$. affeldt was 5$ or so...riley was a buck. So ya, I like lee much more than the other 2...
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