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Which OF to pick up? Brantley, Ludwick, Pagan, Span??

Postby chadeboy18 » Sun May 29, 2011 11:10 pm

Who should I use as my 5th OF. I currently have Michael Brantley. Should I drop him for the likes of Angel Pagan, Ryan Ludwick, Denard Span, Seth Smith, Jose Tabata, or Jason Bay? THANKS! Here is my roster:

Batters

C J.P. Arencibia
1B Miguel Cabrera
2B Dustin Pedroia
3B Evan Longoria
SS Derek Jeter
IF Prince Fielder
OF Matt Holliday
OF Jacoby Ellsbury
OF Josh Hamilton
OF Rajai Davis
OF Michael Brantley
UTIL Neil Walker
BN Ben Zobrist
BN Delmon Young


Pitching

SP Dan Haren
Max Scherzer
Mat Latos
Brett Anderson
Brandon Morrow
Madison Bumgarner
Daniel Hudson
Brian Matusz
RP Jose Valverde
Leo Nunez
Jordan Walden
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Re: Which OF to pick up? Brantley, Ludwick, Pagan, Span??

Postby billycent » Sun May 29, 2011 11:16 pm

Just dropped him for Bay in my league. I like Bay's track record and don't think Brantley will keep it up.
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Re: Which OF to pick up? Brantley, Ludwick, Pagan, Span??

Postby Fantasy GM » Sun May 29, 2011 11:22 pm

Hmm...I'd go Bay, but a lot of that is on expected upside. I would be disappointed and surprised if he continues to struggle again all 2011. He is the only FA you listed who can be a real force on your roster if they all play up to their capabilities. Pagan is better in real life than in fantasy.

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Re: Which OF to pick up? Brantley, Ludwick, Pagan, Span??

Postby mac-unit » Sun May 29, 2011 11:45 pm

I'd keep Brantley. He is playing good and I think he is only going to get better. He was a good prospect, he just lost some buzz after last year. If you do drop him though I'd go with Tabata or Pagan, wouldn't bother with Bay. When 1 for 4 and an RBI is a good sign, there is better options.
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Re: Which OF to pick up? Brantley, Ludwick, Pagan, Span??

Postby ECG77 » Sun May 29, 2011 11:47 pm

Bay or Pagan. Bay first.

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Re: Which OF to pick up? Brantley, Ludwick, Pagan, Span??

Postby bobsnits » Sun May 29, 2011 11:52 pm

I like Pagan a lot, but you already have enough speed on your team with Pedroia, Ellsbury, and Rajai Davis (especially Rajai). I'd go with Bay or Ludwick. They have the upside of adding some power to your lineup.

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Re: Which OF to pick up? Brantley, Ludwick, Pagan, Span??

Postby avsfan4ever33 » Mon May 30, 2011 12:22 pm

Heh, interesting - I just dropped Bay for Brantley in a league yesterday. Anyways, I'd hold onto Brantley. He probably won't keep it up, but you might as well ride it out while he's hitting well.
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Re: Which OF to pick up? Brantley, Ludwick, Pagan, Span??

Postby Bullatopia » Mon May 30, 2011 12:44 pm

I'd pick Ryan Ludwick or Span. But I'm leaning more toward Ludwick.
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Re: Which OF to pick up? Brantley, Ludwick, Pagan, Span??

Postby jeffkoz12 » Tue May 31, 2011 11:24 am

Hold on to Brantley. I trust him more than your other options. And the Indians offense looks like it's going to keep chugging along.

If you're looking to gamble, Bay is your man. Just don't expect results particularly soon.

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