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Re: Buy High/Sell Low Thread

Postby Ender » Wed May 11, 2011 10:57 am

Guys off to a good start that I'm not looking to sell on my teams because I think they may be experiencing a new level: Howie Kendrick, Asdrubal Cabrera, Tommy Hanson, Jacoby Ellsbury, Ricky Nolasco.

Guys off to a slow start that I am not looking to trade at under purchase price because I think the struggles are complete overblown: Derek Jeter.
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Re: Buy High/Sell Low Thread

Postby cs3 » Wed May 11, 2011 5:51 pm

BitterDodgerFan wrote:
2010 avg FB velocity: 93.7mph
2011 avg FB velocity: 92.0mph

that's not a HUGE drop in velocity... :-?

ok just to drive the point home that a 1.7mph loss in velo is HUGE, maybe read this article on fangraphs:
http://www.fangraphs.com/fantasy/index. ... y-changes/

the biggest gain in velocity was only 1.5 mph (Timmeh)
teh biggest drop was -2.4 mph (Lewis), and only 5 guys in all of baseball had a drop of -2 mph or more.

so yes, 1.7 mph is HUGE
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Re: Buy High/Sell Low Thread

Postby jfg » Thu May 12, 2011 5:06 pm

Latos seems to be a good guy to package with a couple sell highs.

Buying high on Pineda right now, I think this is the lowest you're going to be able to get him.
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Re: Buy High/Sell Low Thread

Postby thejusman1 » Thu May 12, 2011 5:50 pm

I would sell low on David Wright if anyone would take him off my hands. :~(
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Re: Buy High/Sell Low Thread

Postby cs3 » Thu May 12, 2011 8:06 pm

Might be a good time to buy high on Hosmer. If he continues mashing like this you will never have a shot to land him ever again.
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Re: Buy High/Sell Low Thread

Postby kab21 » Fri May 13, 2011 6:01 am

cs3 wrote:Might be a good time to buy high on Hosmer. If he continues mashing like this you will never have a shot to land him ever again.


Actually this is exactly the kind of start that everyone needs to sell high. At least in redraft leagues.
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Re: Buy High/Sell Low Thread

Postby CharlatanSin » Fri May 13, 2011 7:31 am

I'm trying to buy Granderson high. After a full offseason to work with the wizard Kevin Long, I was expecting him to have a fantastic 2nd season in pinstripes, like Nick Swisher before him. I was devastated when somebody in my draft reached for him right before I was going to reach for him.

I doubt he steals 20 bases, but 30+ HR should be a lock, and if he keeps that average in the .270ish range 100 runs and 90 RBI should be easy.
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Re: Buy High/Sell Low Thread

Postby cs3 » Fri May 13, 2011 3:46 pm

kab21 wrote:
cs3 wrote:Might be a good time to buy high on Hosmer. If he continues mashing like this you will never have a shot to land him ever again.


Actually this is exactly the kind of start that everyone needs to sell high. At least in redraft leagues.

I should've been more specific and stated that I meant in keeper leagues.
In redrafts, you're right, he can probably land you a player that can help your team more this year.
But in keeper leagues I expect his value to climb through the rest of thise season, and if its a league that let's u keep waiver adds in lieu a draft pick in the last round (or close to last rd), then he can potentially be one of the most valuable players in your league.
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Re: Buy High/Sell Low Thread

Postby skjelstrom » Fri May 13, 2011 8:36 pm

I've been looking for a while to sell Liriano low..... Not working out for me.
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Re: Buy High/Sell Low Thread

Postby CharlatanSin » Fri May 13, 2011 9:30 pm

I'd sell low on Ubaldo. Not for a bag of beans, but...two bags.
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