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Re: Best Values 1st Round

Postby raygunpunx » Sat Mar 12, 2011 12:14 am

AngryMonkey wrote:IMHO the best values in the first round are the most reliable players: Pujols, Hanley, MCab, Braun, Votto, Longoria, AGon and maybe Crawford (although I don't like going for speed so early).
I think guys like CarGo, Tulo, Cano, etc.. while great, are less reliable and hence less valuable as your first rounder should be a lock. But that's just me.


Agon has never put up first round numbers and he is coming off surgery and Votto has put up first round numbers once
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Re: Best Values 1st Round

Postby saemick » Sat Mar 12, 2011 1:51 am

So, if had the choice, would you prefer to go for the:

3rd spot, grab Miggy and pair him with a 3b of Zimm/Youk in round 2 (whoever drops)
4/5th spot, grab Votto, and a top 3B (similar to the above Zimm/Youk, but more likely to have your choice of the 2)
5th spot and get Longo & a top 1B left in the 2nd

now, this is assuming you all rank these guys similar to I do
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Re: Best Values 1st Round

Postby Grounded Polo » Sat Mar 12, 2011 10:43 am

saemick wrote:So, if had the choice, would you prefer to go for the:

3rd spot, grab Miggy and pair him with a 3b of Zimm/Youk in round 2 (whoever drops)
4/5th spot, grab Votto, and a top 3B (similar to the above Zimm/Youk, but more likely to have your choice of the 2)
5th spot and get Longo & a top 1B left in the 2nd

now, this is assuming you all rank these guys similar to I do


I'd rather gamble on Tulo at 5 over Longoria, 22 home runs is pretty light out of 3B.
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Re: Best Values 1st Round

Postby Pogotheostrich » Sat Mar 12, 2011 11:05 am

Grounded Polo wrote:I'd rather gamble on Tulo at 5 over Longoria, 22 home runs is pretty light out of 3B.
I think most people are expecting around 30 HR out of Longoria this year.
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Re: Best Values 1st Round

Postby Grounded Polo » Sat Mar 12, 2011 11:28 am

Pogotheostrich wrote:
Grounded Polo wrote:I'd rather gamble on Tulo at 5 over Longoria, 22 home runs is pretty light out of 3B.
I think most people are expecting around 30 HR out of Longoria this year.


Tulo does the same from a much shallower position.
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Best Values 1st Round

Postby saemick » Sat Mar 12, 2011 12:22 pm

Maybe I'm the only one, but I don't trust Tulo for a 1st round pick at all. If I had the 6th pick and he fell to me, I still wouldn't take him.

That's just my $.02
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Re: Best Values 1st Round

Postby rookies and cream » Sat Mar 12, 2011 12:43 pm

saemick wrote:Maybe I'm the only one, but I don't trust Tulo for a 1st round pick at all. If I had the 6th pick and he fell to me, I still wouldn't take him.

That's just my $.02


Why? Is it his injury history? And who do you trust more?
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Re: Best Values 1st Round

Postby AquaMan2342 » Sat Mar 12, 2011 12:46 pm

Tulo is a mystery to me.....I'd be interested to see where he'd be drafted at if he hadn't gone on literally the most historic power run in major league history in September.
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Re: Best Values 1st Round

Postby Grounded Polo » Sat Mar 12, 2011 1:18 pm

AquaMan2342 wrote:Tulo is a mystery to me.....I'd be interested to see where he'd be drafted at if he hadn't gone on literally the most historic power run in major league history in September.


Probably mid 2nd at worst, he's still a shortstop with 30 home run power.

I'll take Braun at 5 in real drafts but in a shallower league like 10-12 teams and no MI/CI/5 OF, I'd think about Tulo since the margin for error isn't so thin.
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Re: Best Values 1st Round

Postby AquaMan2342 » Sat Mar 12, 2011 1:23 pm

Grounded Polo wrote:
AquaMan2342 wrote:Tulo is a mystery to me.....I'd be interested to see where he'd be drafted at if he hadn't gone on literally the most historic power run in major league history in September.


Probably mid 2nd at worst, he's still a shortstop with 30 home run power.

I'll take Braun at 5 in real drafts but in a shallower league like 10-12 teams and no MI/CI/5 OF, I'd think about Tulo since the margin for error isn't so thin.


There's still a pretty big difference between top 5 overall and mid-2nd round. You're essentially paying for that one month of production. I like Tulo myself but I don't think I'd take him in the top 5.
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