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Re: Kemp for Crawford? WHIR

Postby Xylo » Fri Apr 15, 2011 5:49 pm

Crawford has been pretty consistent throughout his career and he'd definitely be the safe bet. With that said, I'm a gambler and would probably stick with Kemp in that situation and see if it pays off. Like the guy above said, you've got steals a nice steals-by-committee thing going, but lack a big bat. Why not hold onto another guy who can chip in some power? If Kemp can keep it up, he'll obviously be worth it. I'd be thrilled with numbers like he had in 09 really.
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Re: Kemp for Crawford? WHIR

Postby kab21 » Fri Apr 15, 2011 6:21 pm

Crawford imo.

Kemp will have an advantage in HR's and maybe OPS while Crawford will have a significant advantage in 1B, 3B and SB. And even though he's playing terrible he's still the safer player.
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Re: Kemp for Crawford? WHIR

Postby avsfan4ever33 » Fri Apr 15, 2011 6:55 pm

I'd make this deal. Kemp is a stud, to be sure, but Crawford was essentially a consensus first rounder going into the season (some even had him as the #1 ranked OF, though I felt he was #2 behind Braun). Crawford's sluggish start does not worry me at all, so on value this is a sensible deal.
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Re: Kemp for Crawford? WHIR

Postby HOOTIE » Fri Apr 15, 2011 7:38 pm

Crawford may be rated higher, but i like Kemp. Why?
Keeper league. Kemp is 26 (pre-peak). Crawford is 29 (peak), but sb usually drop around age 31.
If Crawford becomes a 30 sb guy, who would you rather have?
The 15 hr Crawford, or the 30 hr Kemp?
Plus you get 3 years of more peak out of Kemp.
And you count ops, which Kemp wins.
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Re: Kemp for Crawford? WHIR

Postby kickureface » Fri Apr 15, 2011 8:49 pm

crawford in 5x5
Keep: 1IF, 1OF, 1SP, 1RP
R, HR, RBI, AVG, SB, BB, K, 1B, 2B, (3B, E, GS)

C: Montero
1B: Teix
2B: Roberts
3B: Longoria
SS: Nishioka
LF: Holliday
CF: Rios
RF: Bruce
OF: Pence
IF: Kila
Util: Raburn
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