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Postby Zito is God » Mon Apr 13, 2009 2:18 am

In what order do you rank these guys in a keeper? What do you see from each in their careers?

Colby Rasmus
Clayton Kershaw
Cameron Maybin
Philip Hughes
Justin Upton
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Re: Rank the Careers of these players?

Postby Bozo » Mon Apr 13, 2009 3:18 pm

I think they're all the real deal and will all eventually have succesful careers. I suppose J-Up and Hughes have each had a taste of the majors over the last couple of years and don't have a lot to show for it but I think it's still coming for both of them. Long term I'd rank them
Kershaw
Maybin
Rasmus
J-Up
Hughes
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Re: Rank the Careers of these players?

Postby bigken117 » Mon Apr 13, 2009 5:34 pm

Upton

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Rasmus
Kershaw
Maybin
Hughes

All should be fine in the long run. Upton's rookie season is eerily similar to that of one Ken Griffey Jr. It won't be long before he has other season that mirror him too.
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Re: Rank the Careers of these players?

Postby DevilDriver » Mon Apr 13, 2009 6:02 pm

Upton and Kershaw would be 1a and 1b for me. It's hard to say how their careers will turn out simply because they're really young and therefore still have areas in need of improvement (Upton: plate discipline, Kershaw: control), but chances are they'll both be elite fantasy players within the next few years.

Like bigken mentioned, Upton has the potential to be Griffey-esque. Kershaw = left-handed Lincecum.
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Re: Rank the Careers of these players?

Postby hybrid » Tue Apr 14, 2009 2:59 am

bigken117 wrote:Upton

-gap-

Rasmus
Kershaw
Maybin
Hughes

All should be fine in the long run. Upton's rookie season is eerily similar to that of one Ken Griffey Jr. It won't be long before he has other season that mirror him too.


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Re: Rank the Careers of these players?

Postby raiders_umpire » Tue Apr 14, 2009 11:21 am

Upton




Kershaw


Rasmus
Maybin
Hughes


Upton is heads above the other 4 and Kershaw is a bit better then the other 3.
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Re: Rank the Careers of these players?

Postby J35J » Wed Apr 15, 2009 5:47 pm

raiders_umpire wrote:Upton




Kershaw


Rasmus
Maybin
Hughes


Upton is heads above the other 4 and Kershaw is a bit better then the other 3.


This is kinda where I'm at....not sure I'd have Upton "that" much higher but he is on another tier.
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Re: Rank the Careers of these players?

Postby MaudDib » Wed Apr 15, 2009 10:48 pm

DevilDriver wrote:Upton and Kershaw would be 1a and 1b for me. It's hard to say how their careers will turn out simply because they're really young and therefore still have areas in need of improvement (Upton: plate discipline, Kershaw: control), but chances are they'll both be elite fantasy players within the next few years.

Like bigken mentioned, Upton has the potential to be Griffey-esque. Kershaw = left-handed Lincecum.


These are the guys that I have complete faith in. I don't think Upton is heads above Kershaw and actually think Kershaw will put up some good numbers this year. Rasmus, Hughes and Maybin all have some big question marks but all have the talent to become studs. I would rate them in that order though.
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Re: Rank the Careers of these players?

Postby Omaha Red Sox » Thu Apr 16, 2009 12:06 am

Upton
Kershaw
Maybin
Rasmus
Hughes

Too many tools to ignore those top three and too little discipline to have Rasmus or Hughes up there.
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Re: Rank the Careers of these players?

Postby Bobbleheadrusty » Thu Apr 16, 2009 1:31 am

Upton

Kershaw


Maybin
Rasmus


Hughes

Im just not a believer in Hughes.
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