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Re: Brian Roberts vs Alexei

Postby West » Sun Mar 08, 2009 1:23 pm

Ender wrote:I'll take Roberts all day long here. That low BB% of Ramirez scares the crud out of me, he hasn't played a full season in the majors yet so who knows what that schedule will do to him. He was caught stealing 9 times in 22 tries and if that repeats he won't be running a lot, managers stop sending guys like that pretty fast. Ramirez has a ton of risk to him and Roberts is a sure thing and I'll take the sure things that early in the draft. He also struggled somewhat against righties especially later in the year.

I'll admit I don't know too much about Ramirez, what makes him so risky? Is he injury prone?
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Re: Brian Roberts vs Alexei

Postby dmbjeff » Mon Mar 09, 2009 2:14 am

depends where you are drafting and where you want to spend a pick on these guys. also who you selected earlier in the draft may help you with your decision. both are 2b eligible but alexei will have SS eligibility quickly based on your leagues settings. if you selected all power and no SB early in your draft, you need roberts. alexei is good for about 15 sb himself, which isnt bad. so if you are forming a more rounded team of power and speed, i'd go with alexei. also due to their ADP's,(roberts 35th overall,alexei 50th overall) its concieveable you could get both and be quite solid up the middle.
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