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Re: Who should I take with my 1st round pick

Postby HOOTIE » Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:32 pm

Surfs up wrote:I agree with beltre and Young. I also don't get why all the love every yeat from upton. He offers steals only. You could draft somebody better in that spot and take a player like Pierre or Gardner to get more steals, a better average and score more runs.


Steals only. He hit 18 hrs. He's still pre-peak.
Beltre is overrated imo.
Take out his 2 contract career years, and he's a .260 hitter with 25 hrs.
BJ will give you 40+ sb, with a few less hrs.
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Re: Who should I take with my 1st round pick

Postby daweasle » Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:37 pm

OK this is just a little comparison for you.

Stats 2005-2010

PLayer A bavg 307 RUNS 564 HR 102 SB 47 RBI 529 OBP 359 SLG 459
Player B bavg 275 RUNS 456 HR 131 SB 51 RBI 498 OBP 324 SLG 458

So player A has hit for better avg, OBP, SLG%, basically same SB and had more total RBI and RUNS
Player B has about 5-6 more HR per year.

Player B is significantly better defensively but no one cares about defense in fantasy baseball.

Who would you prefer?

That's Adrian Beltre (PLAYER B) vs MIKE YOUNG (PLAYER A)

So what I am saying is Mike Young is coming off the board 4 or 5 rounds later - and yet people are saying to take beltre here.

My only reaction is yeah right - Beltre is average third baseman.

Now on the other hand - guys like Chris Young or Mark Reynolds - both of them have no where to go but up in bavg. BUT they both have 30 HR (plus) power and the capability to put up better SB numbers than average third baseman guy listed above

Reynolds has been stuck in the nothing ness that is the ARIZ offense - and he moves to the AL East where he gets away from the spacious parks like Padres, Giants, Dodgers - and he gets to benfit from a much better lineup in baltimore.

Chris young is still stuck in that crappy DBacks Offense - but he was there last year and still put up much better numbers than our average third baseman.
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Re: Who should I take with my 1st round pick

Postby oakscorps » Sat Feb 12, 2011 9:53 am

Ok 2 picks right before I pick and Beltre and young are gone, I have 2 picks in a row so who should I take, here's what's left

Laroche, G. Sanchez, Kendrick, Hill, Beckham, Alexei Ramirez, Drew, Reynolds, Napoli, Posey, V Guererro

OF= Bj Upton, R. Davis, Bourn, Morgan, Bay, Quentin

SP= Colby Lewis, Nolasco, Dempster, Shields, CJ wilson, Morrow, Vazquez, Rodriguez, Jonathan Sanchez, Danks, Lilly, Marcum
RP= Frod, Thornton, Nathan, Broxton
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Re: Who should I take with my 1st round pick

Postby HOOTIE » Sat Feb 12, 2011 11:05 am

Posey
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Re: Who should I take with my 1st round pick

Postby oakscorps » Sat Feb 12, 2011 11:07 am

Ramirez is gone, 1 more pick
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Re: Who should I take with my 1st round pick

Postby HOOTIE » Sat Feb 12, 2011 11:20 am

oakscorps wrote:Ramirez is gone, 1 more pick


What 2 you looking at?
They are making it easy for you by taking Beltre, Young, Ramirez.
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Re: Who should I take with my 1st round pick

Postby oakscorps » Sat Feb 12, 2011 11:34 am

I'm pretty sure Im taking Dempster or Sanchez with one of the picks its the hitter I'm mostly worried about

If you look at my original keepers I'm thinking I need reynolds wwith power more then Upton with SB since K's dont count. IS that wrong
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Re: Who should I take with my 1st round pick

Postby HOOTIE » Sat Feb 12, 2011 12:47 pm

If i took a pitcher, it would be Sanchez, Nolasco, Nathan.
Dempster has had only 1 year of a whip under 1.30.
He's a whip/era killer.
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Re: Who should I take with my 1st round pick

Postby oakscorps » Sat Feb 12, 2011 1:01 pm

Upton just sent so its my pick

SHOULD I TAKE V. Guerrero or Reynolds as my UTIL player
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Re: Who should I take with my 1st round pick

Postby Padres Fan » Sat Feb 12, 2011 1:23 pm

I like Ramirez, a solid SS who could break out 20/20 potential, then either Beltre or Young

help with mine?
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