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Should I Bother Keeping 1 of these Catchers?

Postby jbird669 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:25 pm

I'm in a 12-team mixed roto league, $260 cap. We start 11 hitters (C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, IF, 4 OFs and UT) and 9 pitchers. I have Mike Napoli ($6 salary for 2011) and Kurt Suzuki ($2 salary). Being that we only start 1 catcher, we don't have scarcity, but McCann, Posey and Mauer will be kept.

V-Mart will be overpaid because we have a Tigers fan in our league. Should I keep one of them? I like Napoli but he's not a shoo-in to play daily.

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Re: Should I Bother Keeping 1 of these Catchers?

Postby onitapgr » Fri Feb 04, 2011 8:19 pm

Those both sound like good values...I like Napoli at $6 more.
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Re: Should I Bother Keeping 1 of these Catchers?

Postby MadDog36 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 9:15 pm

Suzuki for a 2 buck salary very solid underrated ball player I'd keep him if for some crazy reason catchers are valuable in your league...
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Re: Should I Bother Keeping 1 of these Catchers?

Postby MaudDib » Fri Feb 04, 2011 11:30 pm

I like either one at their price. I think it depends on what you are already keeping. Do you have a couple extra bucks to keep Napoli or are you a little strapped for cash at which point I would keep Suzuki.
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Re: Should I Bother Keeping 1 of these Catchers?

Postby jbird669 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:36 am

Thanks for the replies.

My keepers aren't due for 3 more weeks, but i am going to keep Max Scherzer ($5), Mat Latos ($10), Hanley Ramirez ($32), Kelly Johnson ($7), Martin Prado ($5) so far. I can keep up to 10 players.
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Re: Should I Bother Keeping 1 of these Catchers?

Postby KSig24 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 4:01 pm

I think you got to keep both. Napoli on power potential and Suzuki on everything else. $2 is a great deal for Kurt. People are bullish on OAK but Zuk is the real deal and he may give you 15/10 which is worth more than $2.

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Postby Padres Fan » Sat Feb 05, 2011 5:04 pm

I'd keep Suzuki at $2 and you won't really need to worry about catcher as he will play almost every day and go .260 and 15 homers

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Re: Should I Bother Keeping 1 of these Catchers?

Postby RunReyesRun » Sat Feb 05, 2011 8:18 pm

I'd go with Suzuki @ $2 - he'll be serviceable and super low risk at that price
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Re: Should I Bother Keeping 1 of these Catchers?

Postby jbird669 » Sun Feb 06, 2011 2:01 pm

KSig24 wrote:I think you got to keep both. Napoli on power potential and Suzuki on everything else. $2 is a great deal for Kurt. People are bullish on OAK but Zuk is the real deal and he may give you 15/10 which is worth more than $2.

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Thanks for your reply! I helped you out as well. My league is a 1 Catcher league. Do you think I should expend 2 precious keeper slots with catchers when I only need one?
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Re: Should I Bother Keeping 1 of these Catchers?

Postby jbird669 » Mon Feb 07, 2011 5:02 pm

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