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Postby skmo2345 » Sat Feb 12, 2011 4:27 pm

10 team ROTO keeper (keep 10) with holds and OPS as extra categories

I have the second overall pick in the draft. How would you rank the following players?

Andrew McCutchen (Pit - OF)
José Bautista (Tor - 3B,OF)
Brandon Phillips (Cin - 2B)
Kendry Morales (LAA - 1B)
Jayson Werth (Was - OF)
Matt Wieters (Bal - C)


Note that pitching is pretty thin; the best available pitchers are:
Chad Billingsley (LAD - SP)
Clay Buchholz (Bos - SP)
Brett Anderson (Oak - SP)

My team:
Álex Rodríguez (NYY - 3B)
Josh Hamilton (Tex - OF)
Jason Heyward (Atl - OF)
Justin Upton (Ari - OF)
Ian Kinsler (Tex - 2B)
Pedro Alvarez (Pit - 3B)
Jay Bruce (Cin - OF)
David Price (TB - SP)
Dan Haren (LAA - SP)
Max Scherzer (Det - SP)
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Re: Help with 2nd pick in ROTO keeper

Postby fast dogs » Sat Feb 12, 2011 5:18 pm

With that power roster I'd take Cutch first for sure. After that its alot closer but I wouldn't argue with the order you have them
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Re: Help with 2nd pick in ROTO keeper

Postby plapre3 » Sat Feb 12, 2011 5:27 pm

I tend to value upside in youth in a shallow keeper league, so keep that bias in mind with these rankings.

1) Andrew McCutchen (Pit - OF) - I love him as the second coming of Crawford. I think he'll break out in a big way this season and his OBP skills will be valued more than in other leagues since you count OPS
2) Brett Anderson (Oak - SP) - He's going to be a beast. Love the K-rate and see him as a top 20 starter this season
3) Kendry Morales (LAA - 1B) - Should return to '09 value.
4) Chad Billingsley (LAD - SP) - Excellent pitcher, though he tends to be a bit up and down. Scary to think what might happen if he puts it all together
5) Jayson Werth (Was - OF) - I'm betting that the move to the nats will drop his value significantly
6) Brandon Phillips (Cin - 2B) - You already ahve Kinsler and while I think Phillips is good/ solid, his value decreases in an OPS league
7) José Bautista (Tor - 3B,OF) - Worried about regression in a big way.
8) Clay Buchholz (Bos - SP) - He was historically lucky last year. I think he's still a good pitcher, but I like the guys above better.
9) Matt Wieters (Bal - C) - Not a keeper

Since you're stacked at OF, I think Anderson or Morales is the way to go. You already have a nice start to your staff, so I'd probably pick Morales.

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Re: Help with 2nd pick in ROTO keeper

Postby HOOTIE » Sat Feb 12, 2011 5:54 pm

1 Andrew McCutchen (Pit - OF)
3 José Bautista (Tor - 3B,OF)
5 Brandon Phillips (Cin - 2B)
2 Kendry Morales (LAA - 1B)
7 Jayson Werth (Was - OF)
8 Matt Wieters (Bal - C)[/b]
6 Chad Billingsley (LAD - SP)
9 Clay Buchholz (Bos - SP)
4 Brett Anderson (Oak - SP)
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Re: Help with 2nd pick in ROTO keeper

Postby skmo2345 » Sat Feb 12, 2011 9:53 pm

Thanks guys. McCutchen (should) be taken first (I don't know why he wasn't kept), and I was curious if I should target another power bat or grab the sleeper pitcher. I'll target Morales and just see what comes around for my next pick. Thanks!
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