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Postby PavanoAllstars » Thu Jun 18, 2009 10:09 pm

I'm thinking about targeting him, what kind of value does he command right now? I want him mostly for obp and hr purposes, but he's pretty far down the first baseman depth chart so far


has he turned it around? will he produce top 30 value for the rest of the year?
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Postby D.Piston » Thu Jun 18, 2009 10:35 pm

If you look at his career numbers, he looks pretty consistent. I would consider targeting him. What's your team and the Berkman owner's team look like?
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Postby jweb2244 » Thu Jun 18, 2009 10:42 pm

I've had Berkman before and got frustrated with his slow start, but one way or the other, he seems to get his numbers. Many of his detractors say he is old, but he didn't age all at once. He was good last year (although last year his good half was the first half), and I don't know if he has turned it around yet, but I don't think he is through.

Bottom Line: I don't think it would be a bad idea to target him...the only caution I would advise is maybe not to expect as big of numbers as in the past.

If this is any help, he went straight up for Suzuki in one of my leagues about a month and a half ago, which unfortunately for the Suzuki owner, was before his hitting streak. He also went straight up for Soria in another league, before Soria went on the DL.

Hope this helps, and thanks for help on mine.
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Postby PavanoAllstars » Thu Jun 18, 2009 10:49 pm

it's going to be a weird trade (I'm trading a draft pick for next year's draft for berkman... I'm trying to figure out which round Berkman justifies , he wants my third round pick)

it comes down to do I want to win this year... my offense is my team's strength, and berkman would certainly help make sure of that


categories: runs, rbis, hr, obp, triples, sbs

my line up
C V-Mart
1b Fielder
2b Kinsler
3b Cabrera
ss Tulo
of BJ Upton, Ellsbury, Hunter
util Adam Jones, Chone Figgins
bench konerko, dukes, span

So I could use some more power, I just don't know what to think of Berkman, is he worth a third round pick? He hasn't produced to warrant that so far, but he could turn it around and he would likely give me a boost I need to win this league, or at least insure my offense doesn't slow down
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Postby tribefan08 » Thu Jun 18, 2009 10:57 pm

i'd go after fat puma, he was just dealt in our my league that you posted on my "papi/holliday for johan trade"

he's solid, good track record, slower first half and starting to take off, i'd do it now, might almost be too late....

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Postby PavanoAllstars » Thu Jun 18, 2009 11:24 pm

anyone else???? i'll help you in return!
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Postby richiro » Fri Jun 19, 2009 12:11 am

If you can get him without giving up a lot of value, do it. He has been frustrating to own up until this point though, I must say.
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Postby Skimo77 » Fri Jun 19, 2009 12:12 am

you might get better help in the trade forum... but i'd target him he'll turn it around
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Postby saemick » Fri Jun 19, 2009 12:53 am

I've been targeting him too, but depending on what you'd have to give up, I may or may not do it. If we're talking 3rd round DP in a keeper league, then I'd do it. But if this is a re-drat league, I don't think he's worth a 3rd round player.

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Postby bandrus1 » Fri Jun 19, 2009 10:56 am

I traded shave victorino for him maybe 4 weeks ago... still looking for the big turn around but im not worried
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