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Upton or Hamilton? Keeper League

Postby Strokin Shortstop » Mon Feb 21, 2011 5:20 pm

I am in a 10-team keeper league that scores in a head-to-head format with standard scoring.

I need to keep an OF and I have to choose between either Justin Upton or Josh Hamilton. Any thoughts?
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Re: Upton or Hamilton? Keeper League

Postby Blaise28 » Mon Feb 21, 2011 5:23 pm

Hamilton's stats are better in all categories and the offense around him help way more than BJ Upton's.
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Re: Upton or Hamilton? Keeper League

Postby brad_fox87 » Mon Feb 21, 2011 5:26 pm

This kinda depends on whether you have a greater need for speed or for power, but in general I would go with Hamilton. Even if he gets hurt and only plays 120-140 games, you'll probably get as many hr's and rbi's as Upton would in 162 games, plus you can play someone else in his place if he does get hurt.

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Re: Upton or Hamilton? Keeper League

Postby BlackBocks » Mon Feb 21, 2011 5:32 pm

Hamilton - OPS Machine
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Re: Upton or Hamilton? Keeper League

Postby HOOTIE » Mon Feb 21, 2011 6:55 pm

Keep both and drop somebody else?
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Re: Upton or Hamilton? Keeper League

Postby MaudDib » Mon Feb 21, 2011 7:01 pm

Of course would rather keep both but if I had to choose it depends on what kind of team you have. Are you in win it now mode? Then take Hamilton. He is slightly safer though he won't stay healthy but you know when he is healthy he will give you the numbers. If you like to gamble a little or your team isn't a lock for post season success take Upton. He has major upside but there is no guarantee that he lives up to it. Heck we are still waiting on his brother (granted Justin has always had more upside than BJ). I would probably take Upton. I love the 30/30 and I think he should be a safer play for this year and a soon to be top 10 player.
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Re: Upton or Hamilton? Keeper League

Postby Seanyfever » Mon Feb 21, 2011 7:05 pm

I like idea of keeping both, but I favour Hamilton. I know whagt I will get for 130/40 games..... Upton is still potential in my mind.

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Re: Upton or Hamilton? Keeper League

Postby Andy117 » Mon Feb 21, 2011 8:03 pm

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Re: Upton or Hamilton? Keeper League

Postby Surfs up » Mon Feb 21, 2011 8:47 pm

Blaise28 wrote:Hamilton's stats are better in all categories and the offense around him help way more than BJ Upton's.


He was referring to Justin not BJ who I happen to think is over rated.
But none the less I would take Hamilton .
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