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2009 Position Sleepers

Postby oddmanout7 » Sun Aug 03, 2008 3:32 am

I know that it is not the end of the season yet, but those in keeper leagues may start looking at next season. Who do you think will be good bargains next season and outperform their draft position?

This is a short list of guys I am keeping my eye on...

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Ryan Doumit -Leading all major league catchers in average, but not talked about
Chris Ianetta -Power and RBIs are there, look for breakout next season
Jesus Flores

1B
James Loney -Solid all around but not spectacular, leading LAD in 2B a few more will start leaving the yard as he develops
Joey Votto -30+ HR is possible

2B
Emilio Bonifacio -With a full time gig could steal 30+
Alex Casilla -Off to a good start, but now likely out for the season
Alexi Ramirez -Solid look for continued success

SS
Jed Lowrie -Pedroia type of player
Mike Aviles -Hardy type of numbers possible
Troy Tulo -Season derailed by injuries

3B
Blake DeWitt -Andy LaRoche gone, lets see if he can sustain the pace that he started with in the bigs before tailing off
Andy LaRoche -A fresh start and a starting gig, only problem are 2 minor leaguers that play the same spot
Alex Gordon -Post hype sleeper? we will see
Ian Stewart -Same as above
Edwin Encarnacion -Keeps teasing, but when will he put it all together

OF
Adam Jones -All the tools and starting to put it all together
Lastings Milledge -Solid all around production
Jeremy Hermida -Is this the year?
Jay Bruce -Loads of potential, may fall due to low final numbers
Brandon Moss
Adam Lind -Finally starting to come around when given full time ABs
Justin Upton -Big time name, but injury will hold down numbers a bit, may be a bargain
Delmon Young -has the SB, but where is the power?
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Re: 2009 Position Sleepers

Postby Tommy John » Sun Aug 03, 2008 9:08 am

He is not a sleeper, but I think Edwin Encarnacion will start to really produce next year
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Re: 2009 Position Sleepers

Postby dclark0699 » Sun Aug 03, 2008 9:44 am

I think Billy Butler and Delmon Young will outproduce their draft positions next year.
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Re: 2009 Position Sleepers

Postby Tommy John » Sun Aug 03, 2008 12:40 pm

Jeremy Hermida is another guy who may figure it out next year
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Re: 2009 Position Sleepers

Postby kab21 » Sun Aug 03, 2008 1:26 pm

Tommy John wrote:Jeremy Hermida is another guy who may figure it out next year


How many years is it possible to say this?
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Re: 2009 Position Sleepers

Postby bigh0rt » Sun Aug 03, 2008 1:32 pm

kab21 wrote:
Tommy John wrote:Jeremy Hermida is another guy who may figure it out next year


How many years is it possible to say this?

For a guy who is 24 years old, at least a few more.
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Re: 2009 Position Sleepers

Postby dclark0699 » Sun Aug 03, 2008 1:34 pm

bigh0rt wrote:
kab21 wrote:
Tommy John wrote:Jeremy Hermida is another guy who may figure it out next year


How many years is it possible to say this?

For a guy who is 24 years old, at least a few more.


You know who is only 23?


Ian Stewart.
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Re: 2009 Position Sleepers

Postby King Tim » Sun Aug 03, 2008 2:08 pm

Joey Votto goes ape s**t next year
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Re: 2009 Position Sleepers

Postby Amazing Oopah » Sun Aug 03, 2008 2:48 pm

Jay Bruce looks to be another post hype sleeper. Lots of people were ready to put him in the Hall after his first two weeks, but he has been really quiet lately.
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Re: 2009 Position Sleepers

Postby Montana » Sun Aug 03, 2008 8:33 pm

C - Salty
1B - Votto, Davis (not much of a sleeper anymore)
2b - Weeks (next year's the year he puts it together), Al.Ramirez
3b - Alex Gordon, Ryan Zimmerman
SS - Aviles,
OF - Kubel, Lind, LaPorta, Rasmus, Maybin
DH/Util - Butler
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