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Re: Sleeper 3b

Postby bigh0rt » Mon Dec 29, 2008 12:39 pm

ayebatter wrote:
Snakes Gould wrote:not me, but i see him at the bottom of drafts when i think hes fully capable of 15-20 hr.



I see him sleeping on the waiver wire of most leagues, where all of the other 10-15HR/ low BA. guys are.

I'm not sure why you think he's going to be a low BA guy. He bat .301 in 4 seasons in the minors, and bat .270 in his first 331 major league at bats, playing out of position, in the most pitcher friendly park in baseball. I think he's fully capable of batting .290 over the course of an entire season.
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Re: Sleeper 3b

Postby ayebatter » Mon Dec 29, 2008 12:56 pm

In his half-season with the Padres in 2008, Headley hit .301/.361/.470 with five homers on the road, but only .230/.307/.358 with four homers at home. I don't see him hitting .300 on the road again, and I continue to see him hit poorly in SD, where the long ball (HRs&2Bs, Headley's strength) are negated.
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Re: Sleeper 3b

Postby AussieDodger » Mon Dec 29, 2008 1:21 pm

I would go as far as to call Eric Chavez a sleeper 3B, because he definitely has the starting gig if he's fit, and who's even gonna draft him?
Not me.





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Re: Sleeper 3b

Postby Neato Torpedo » Mon Dec 29, 2008 1:36 pm

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Neato Torpedo wrote:Headley averaged 22 HR per 162 in the minors, why are people predicting 25+ HR in Petco of all places?


This made me laugh. I'm not saying he'll hit 25+ but you make it sound like since he didn't do it in the minors its not possible to do it in the bigs. Just about every hitter, that is fantasy worthy, out there has hit more homers in the bigs than they did in the minors.

If he was hitting in a more neutral stadium, fine. If we were talking a couple years from now, fine. I should've added "in 2009" to clarify, because we're talking about sleepers for 2009. I am fairly certain he won't top 20 this season, though I do think that he might top 25 sometime in the future.
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Re: Sleeper 3b

Postby ayebatter » Mon Dec 29, 2008 1:46 pm

AussieDodger wrote:I would go as far as to call Eric Chavez a sleeper 3B, because he definitely has the starting gig if he's fit, and who's even gonna draft him?
Not me.





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Not me +1, but he's ahead of Headley in my book, same stats in 100+ fewer at bats (won't hurt as bad). :-b
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Re: Sleeper 3b

Postby firecrackerfreakshow » Mon Dec 29, 2008 5:08 pm

Travis Metcalf? Blaylock likely the DH...
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Re: Sleeper 3b

Postby Guzman24 » Mon Dec 29, 2008 11:00 pm

I'll be targeting Zimmerman at next years draft.

He's always been highly touted, tough break with injuries last year, I think the Nats are in line for an improvement in 09, especially their bats. He's also turning 25 which is where many players break out.

Based on his numbers last year he'll be available on the cheap.
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Re: Sleeper 3b

Postby ayebatter » Mon Dec 29, 2008 11:18 pm

Guzman24 wrote:I'll be targeting Zimmerman at next years draft.

He's always been highly touted, tough break with injuries last year, I think the Nats are in line for an improvement in 09, especially their bats. He's also turning 25 which is where many players break out.

Based on his numbers last year he'll be available on the cheap.


Quiet !!! Not another word, someone lock this thread, someone delete GZ's post, do something. :-X
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Re: Sleeper 3b

Postby Snakes Gould » Tue Dec 30, 2008 12:22 am

Guzman24 wrote:I'll be targeting Zimmerman at next years draft.

He's always been highly touted, tough break with injuries last year, I think the Nats are in line for an improvement in 09, especially their bats. He's also turning 25 which is where many players break out.

Based on his numbers last year he'll be available on the cheap.


no way hes available "on the cheap"...he'll be taken in the 6-8th rounds pretty much in every league. not really a bargain and to be honest i cant see him outproducing that by all that much. maybe 2 rounds or so.

i think everyone knows about zimm already and hes in their top 10 third basemen.
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Re: Sleeper 3b

Postby AussieDodger » Tue Dec 30, 2008 12:31 am

ayebatter wrote:
Guzman24 wrote:I'll be targeting Zimmerman at next years draft.

He's always been highly touted, tough break with injuries last year, I think the Nats are in line for an improvement in 09, especially their bats. He's also turning 25 which is where many players break out.

Based on his numbers last year he'll be available on the cheap.


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