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Postby LeftyQB » Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:30 pm

12 Team Yahoo points league. We keep 1 hitter, 1 pitcher. No good pitcher for me to keep but have CoGo, Votto, Longoria and R. Zim. Thinking of keeping Longoria. Have been offered Latos, Liriano, T. Hanson or Carpenter for one of my hitters. My questions:
1. Who to keep
2. Which pitcher to take and for who?

Advice? Thanks!
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Re: Advice needed in Keeper league-WHIR

Postby jake_twothousandfive » Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:36 pm

Liriano to me is a step below those other pitchers. I'd lean away from Latos as well simply because with AGon gone, wins could be hard to come by in SD. So it comes down to Carpenter and Hanson. I slightly prefer Hanson.

Longoria would be my pick for your hitter keeper.
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Re: Advice needed in Keeper league-WHIR

Postby HybridTheory » Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:53 pm

I'd try and keep Longoria, then move Zimmerman for best available Pitcher, try for Carpenter.
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Re: Advice needed in Keeper league-WHIR

Postby HOOTIE » Thu Feb 24, 2011 9:21 pm

jake_twothousandfive wrote:Liriano to me is a step below those other pitchers. I'd lean away from Latos as well simply because with AGon gone, wins could be hard to come by in SD. So it comes down to Carpenter and Hanson. I slightly prefer Hanson.

Longoria would be my pick for your hitter keeper.


Why is Liriano a step below?

He might be the best, but i would go Hanson by a hair.

I like Cargo, but i can see Longoria.
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Re: Advice needed in Keeper league-WHIR

Postby jake_twothousandfive » Thu Feb 24, 2011 9:30 pm

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jake_twothousandfive wrote:Liriano to me is a step below those other pitchers. I'd lean away from Latos as well simply because with AGon gone, wins could be hard to come by in SD. So it comes down to Carpenter and Hanson. I slightly prefer Hanson.

Longoria would be my pick for your hitter keeper.


Why is Liriano a step below?

He might be the best, but i would go Hanson by a hair.

I like Cargo, but i can see Longoria.

It's not by a lot, but I have Hanson, Carpenter, and Latos relatively close together with Liriano clearly below them. Just how I see it right now.
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Re: Advice needed in Keeper league-WHIR

Postby mister_jay_peg » Fri Feb 25, 2011 12:42 am

I'd keep Longoria because of position, and I'd trade for Hanson. It's his 3rd big season, and he's ready to make the jump. I'd think of Liriano except for his arm action is no good for his elbow, and Carp is just not someone I tend to target.
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Re: Advice needed in Keeper league-WHIR

Postby The Artful Dodger » Fri Feb 25, 2011 2:00 am

I'd go with Longoria, although I can see a case for Votto (CarGo too, but prefer Votto).

Liriano would be the clear-cut keeper IMO, but keep in mind he has a sore shoulder at the moment (apparently it's not a big deal at this point). Otherwise, I don't think you can lose with either Hanson or Latos. Not a Carpenter fan, personally.
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Re: Advice needed in Keeper league-WHIR

Postby continent » Fri Feb 25, 2011 10:36 am

Longoria is the keeper here due to position scarcity. I like Votto almost equally but he is at a position with a little more depth.

Especially in a keeper and with the Cardinals leaning on Carpenter more with Wainwright out for the year, I would go with Hanson. Latos is also in contention there given his pedigree, but Hanson has done it for a couple of years and has a strong lineup around him this year.
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Advice needed in Keeper league-WHIR

Postby medium_robin » Fri Feb 25, 2011 4:32 pm

mister_jay_peg wrote:I'd keep Longoria because of position, and I'd trade for Hanson. It's his 3rd big season, and he's ready to make the jump. I'd think of Liriano except for his arm action is no good for his elbow, and Carp is just not someone I tend to target.


I completely agree on Hanson and Longoria. You can't go wrong with CarGo but he has less of a track record and and OF is generally deeper.
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Re: Advice needed in Keeper league-WHIR

Postby ABA316 » Fri Feb 25, 2011 9:22 pm

Hanson and Longoria, but I'd shop some of those bats for another arm first..don't think Hanson will be bad but never hurts to try versus throwing all those bats back.

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