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Final pick in 20 tm dynasty draft: Brentz, Cowart or Harvey?

Postby jmlevy » Wed Feb 09, 2011 3:33 am

20 team H2H dynasty, 6x6 with OPS and Holds added, 14 man farm club

Keepers:
1) C - Kurt Suzuki (OAK)
2) 1B - Adam Dunn (CWS)
3) 1B/LF - Matt LaPorta (CLE)
4) 2B - Orlando Hudson (SD)
5) 2B/SS - Reid Brignac (TB)
6) 3B - Michael Young (TEX)
7) 3B - Danny Valencia (MIN)
8) LF - Matt Holliday (STL)
9) LF/CF - Ryan Kalish (BOS)
10) CF - Drew Stubbs (CIN)
11) CF - Nyjer Morgan (WAS)
12) RF - Shin-Soo Choo (CLE)

13) SP - Jered Weaver (LAA)
14) SP - Trevor Cahill (OAK)
15) SP - Adam Wainwright (STL)
16) SP - Anibal Sanchez (FLA)
17) SP - Jeremy Guthrie (BAL)
18) SP - Jon Garland (LAD)
19) RP - John Axford (MIL)
20) RP - Jason Motte (STL)
21) RP - Koji Uehara (BAL)
22) RP - Frank Francisco (TOR)

Farm Club:
1 - Arencibia, JP (35 AB - C - Tor)
2 - Beltre, Engel (0 AB - OF - TEX)
3 - Britton, Zach (0 IP - SP - BAL)
4 - Descalso, Dan (34 AB - 2B - StL)
5 -
6 - Frieri, Ernesto (33 IP - P - SD)
7 - Hicks, Aaron (0 AB - OF - Min)
8 - Lee, Zach (0 IP - SP - LAD)
9 - Main, Michael (0 IP - SP - Tex)
10 - Morel, Brent (65 AB - 3B - CHW)
11 - Portillo, Adys (0 IPs - SP - SD)
12 - Rizzo, Anthony (0 AB - 1B - SD)
13 - Sanchez, Tony (0 Abs - C - Pit)
14 - Tejeda, Oscar (0 AB - 2B - BOS)

I am on deck with my final pick in the prospect draft. I took Anthony Rizzo first round and followed up with Zach Lee in the secon. Also note that I traded for Shin-Soo Choo over the weekend, sending Freeman, Arrieta and Mejia in return.

Best available:
Alex White   CLE RHP
AJ Cole   WAS RHP
Bryce Brentz   BOS OF
Max Ramirez   TEX C
Chad James   FLA LHP
Alex Liddi   SEA 3B
Liam Hendricks   MIN RHP
Antonio Bastardo   PHI LHP
Jose Ruiz   TB 1B
Jiwan James   PHI OF
Joe Benson   MIN OF
Chad Bettis   COL RHP
Travis D'Arnaud   TOR C
Jay Jackson   CHC RHP
Max Stassi   OAK C
Trevor May   PHI RHP
Jacob Odorizzi   KC RHP
Austin Romine   NYY C
A.J. Pollock   ARZ OF
Kenley Jansen   LAD RHP
Stetson Allie   PIT RHP
Hiroyuki Kobayashi   Japan RHP
Matt Walker   TB RHP
Wilmer Font   TEX RHP
Starling Marte   PIT OF
Tyler Chatwood   LAA RHP
Matt Harvey   NYM RHP
Matt Lollis   SD RHP
Kirk Nieuwenhuis   NYM OF
Zack Von Rosenberg   PIT RHP
Eduardo Sanchez   STL RHP
Ryan Gennett   MLW 2B
Eric Arnett   MLW RHP
Brandon Workman   BOS RHP
Eduardo Escobar   CHW SS
Taijuan Walker   SEA RHP
Trayvon Robinson   LAD OF
Hector Noesi   NYY RHP
Carlos Gutierrez   MIN RHP
Kaleb Cowart LAA 3B

I am leaning strongly toward one of three players: Kaleb Cowart, Bryce Brentz and Matt Harvey. What are your thoughts on my final draft selection?
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Re: Final pick in 20 tm dynasty draft: Brentz, Cowart or Harvey?

Postby Havok1517 » Wed Feb 09, 2011 4:08 am

Of the 3 you mentioned, I think Cowart has the most talent though being drafted out of HS, he may not see the majors for 3+ years. If you're okay waiting that long, I'd say he's the pick here. Harvey, if he stays healthy, would be second and will likely see the majors much sooner. I don't see him on your lists, but is Kolbrin Vitek available?

Here is a small write up I did on Vitek...

Vitek is playing 3B longterm and the Red Sox view him as a their future 3B there. There really isn't anything not to like about Vitek imo. He'll have a 6'3 225 peak body which will increase his power, quick hands, good barrel control, double-digit steals, glove will translate to 3B, has a killer arm as he pitched low 92-94 in college, and he was also picked over Cox in the draft by the Red Sox, who aren't dummies. http://web.minorleaguebaseball.com/news ... p&sid=t558

Pay special attention to the link which shows that Vitek's minor league performance was much better than that of Brentz.
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