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Postby jmlevy » Fri Jul 11, 2008 8:08 pm

20 team dynasty (keep 22) H2H league w/OPS and Holds

    Batters
    C - Jarrod Saltalamacchia (Tex - C,1B)
    1B - Justin Morneau (Min - 1B)
    2B - Orlando Hudson (Ari - 2B)
    3B - Pedro Feliz (Phi - 3B)
    SS - Edgar Renteria (Det - SS)
    LF - Matt Holliday (Col - LF)
    CF - Aaron Rowand (SF - CF)
    RF - Randy Winn (SF - LF,CF,RF)
    Util - Andre Ethier (LAD - LF,RF)
    Util - Mark Teahen (KC - 1B,LF,RF)
    BN - Jayson Werth (Phi - LF,CF,RF)
    BN - Ramon Vazquez (Tex - 2B,3B,SS)
    DL - Gerald Laird (Tex - C) DL

    Pitchers
    SP - John Maine (NYM - SP)
    SP - Kevin Slowey (Min - SP)
    RP - George Sherrill (Bal - RP)
    RP - Bob Howry (ChC - RP)
    P - Sean Green (Sea - RP)
    P - Alan Embree (Oak - RP)
    P - Frank Francisco (Tex - RP)
    P - Brad Ziegler (Oak - RP)
    BN - Jamie Moyer (Phi - SP)
    BN - Justin Duchscherer (Oak - SP,RP)
    BN - Johan Santana (NYM - SP)
    BN - Todd Wellemeyer (StL - SP,RP)
    BN - Collin Balester (Was - SP)
    DL - Brandon McCarthy (Tex - SP) DL
    DL - J.J. Putz (Sea - RP) DL

    Farm Club:
    1 - Reid Brignac (SS - TBay)
    2 - Daryl Thompson (SP - CIN)
    3 - Rocco Baldelli (OF - TB)
    4 - Chuck James (SP - ATL)
    5 - Jeff Niemann (SP - TB)
    6 - Matt LaPorta (1B/OF - MIL)
    7 - Tyler Colvin (OF - CHC)
    8 - James McDonald (SP - LAD)
So I recently picked up Collin Balester when he was promoted to the Nats. I believe he is still incredibly raw, but has solid upside. I have been closely tracking Ryan Feierabend, a Mariners prospect, and sent an email to the owner of Feierabend asking about swapping Balester for Feierabend. Now, I had merely intended to inquire as to whether or not he would be interested, but he said he would take Balester and posted his acceptance of the trade to the league.

My question is this: who do you think will have a better MLB career: Balester or Feierabend? I am having second thoughts whether I should make this deal, so I figured I could use the extra advice.

Thanks and feel free to leave a link!
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Re: Collin Balester or Ryan Feierabend

Postby Havok1517 » Sat Jul 12, 2008 1:33 am

Balester and its not even close in my mind. He's 6'5, 22, 200lbs, with a high 90's mph fastball. He needs to work on his breaking stuff but he's only 22 so he has plenty of time to do so. He projects much higher.
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Re: Collin Balester or Ryan Feierabend

Postby APAP » Sun Jul 13, 2008 1:44 am

My personal preference would be Balester as well...I'm adding him in my dynasty now even though I won't play him immediately, any WW talent gets snatched up immediately so if/when he breaks out and really starts doing well I wanna make sure I can get him. Good luck
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Re: Collin Balester or Ryan Feierabend

Postby J35J » Sun Jul 13, 2008 10:20 am

Yup, give me Balester as well. I'm not all that high on either but Balester should be the better MLB pitcher.
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