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How do you value rookies in a draft for a keeper league?

Postby reenum » Thu Mar 05, 2009 12:11 pm

I've been reading some sources that say not to draft rookies early.

I'm in a draft league that allows 3 keepers per year. Keepers can remain on an owner's roster for 3 years. In this context, I'm trying to figure how to value hot rookies like Wieters and David Price.

Any tips on when to draft rookies in my sort of league?
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Re: How do you value rookies in a draft for a keeper league?

Postby Yoda » Thu Mar 05, 2009 12:14 pm

In a 3 keeper league with time limit, I wouldn't worry too much about rookies.

Our system allows each team to keep a lottery pick: must be a rook or drafted after the 20th round in the draft. In this format rookies are a bit more important.
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Re: How do you value rookies in a draft for a keeper league?

Postby C2ThaLo88 » Thu Mar 05, 2009 12:21 pm

With 3 keepers, I wouldn't put too much value into drafting a rookie who will only help you for half the season (if that). My question though, is what if there are no restrictions on how long you can keep a player?
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