bigwords wrote:Is there a need to draft a sleeper 3b in the first place? The talent is so deep at the position that you can draft 25 HRs and a decent average very very late from the likes of Beltre and Glaus. Maybe Gordon breaks out, maybe he doesn't...but will anybody really be hard-pressed if they take Carlos Guillen late, with the potential to replace him with say, Mike Lowell, Melvin Mora, Ty Wigginton, Hank Blalock, Kevin Kouzmanoff, etc.? Do you really need to lock up upside at 3B before the draft if you act quick enough during the season to secure Andy LaRoche, Matt Gamel, Brett Wallace, or a number of others at the hint of a breakout?
It's all about the league. If you're in "only" leagues and/or 14+ team leagues with 5OF spots, MI, CI and a couple Util spots then yeah, I think most of those guys will be taken. But standard 12 teamers there is no need for "sleeper" 3B.....or sleeper any position for that matter.