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Postby jlafary2004 » Mon Mar 08, 2010 10:55 pm

This draft went nothing like i had planned it, but I think it turned out okay.. Please let me know!

Joe Mauer- C (Minnesota)
Adam Dunn- 1B (Washington)
Aaron Hill- 2B (Toronto)
Ian Stewart- 3B (Colorado)
Asdrubal Cabrera- SS (Cleveland)
Alex Rios- OF (Chisox)
Michael Cuddyer- OF (Minnesota)
Mark DeRosa- OF (San Francisco)
Hideki Matsui- Util (Angels)

Pitchers
Jake Peavy- SP (Chisox)
Adam Wainwright- SP (St. Louis)
Javier Vasquez- SP (Yankees)
David Aardsma- RP (Seattle)
Brian Fuentes- RP (Angels)
Michael Wuertz- RP (Oakland)
Frank Francisco- RP (Texas)
Kenshin Kawakami- RP (Atlanta)
Joe Saunders- SP (Angels)
Andy Pettitte- SP (Yankees)

Bench
Paul Konerko- 1B (Chisox)
David Ortiz- 1B (Boston)
Jorge Posada- C (Yankees)
Rick Ankiel- OF (Kansas City)
Juan Pierre- OF (Chisox)
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Re: Just drafted.. please rate my team!

Postby lane_anasazi2 » Fri Mar 12, 2010 3:00 am

Without knowing league size or settings it's hard to say. Assuming a 12 team H2H with standard cats, your OF is pretty shaky and your pitching drops off pretty fast. Both Peavy and Vasquez are moving from the NL to the AL and both are moving into hitter's parks. I'd be pretty uncomfortable owning Vasquez this year where he's generally drafted. Peavy I'm a little more comfortable with but the league switch and park factor is no joke... check out Peavy's home/away splits at Petco.

You drafted a lot of really solid, no-upside guys. By no upside I mean the players you drafted aren't going to break out...the best you hope for is an "as-expected." People can go crazy with the high risk/high reward guys, and that's no good either, but generally you want to draft a few guys who are poised to break out because the name of the game is value. What you see is what you get with Joe Saunders, whereas a guy like Madison Bumgarner could be anywhere from terrible to great. That's the kind of guy you need a few of - championships are won on the back of high-upside, midround picks who pan out.

Here's mine if you want to take a look: viewtopic.php?t=402985
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