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Postby redsoxsucker » Thu Sep 22, 2011 7:19 pm

Hi all,

I need to make some keeper decisions for 2012. 10-team mixed 5x5 auction league I can keep 5 players. Some seem obvious to me but I am stuck between a few. Which 5 would you take among:

Montero $7
Ellsbury $24
Ortiz $7
M. Morse $7
J. Shields $7
I. Kennedy $6
S. Strassburg $4
T. Hanson $11
C. Hamels $25
M. Moore $7

To Me, Shields, Kennedy and Strassburg seem like locks and I lean towards Ellsbury/Hanson (healthy for 2012?) for the other two, but a few others seem to have some value here and I appreciate all thoughts. Thanks!
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Re: 2012 Keeper Advice - WHIR!

Postby sigriffey » Thu Sep 22, 2011 8:54 pm

[quote="redsoxsucker"]Hi all,

I need to make some keeper decisions for 2012. 10-team mixed 5x5 auction league I can keep 5 players. Some seem obvious to me but I am stuck between a few. Which 5 would you take among:


Ellsbury $24
Ortiz $7
J. Shields $7
I. Kennedy $6
S. Strassburg $4


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Re: 2012 Keeper Advice - WHIR!

Postby hoopsgalnyc » Fri Sep 23, 2011 11:22 am

hey there,

i agree with you that strasburg, shields, and kennedy are no-brainers at those prices.

ellsbury is having an mvp-caliber season. i've never played in an auction league (so i don't know how hi the prices go in yours) but i think you probably have to keep him.

ortiz for $7 also seems like a bargain for the RBI and HR production. he also should be neutral in runs and AVG, with the potential to be positive in AVG.

i really like moore, but that price is a bit steep since he probably will make at least 2 months worth of AAA starts before getting called up. and i wouldn't extrapolate the one start against the yankees to a whole year. a really good year for an AL rookie pitcher is one like pineda had, and his ERA/wins are so-so. also, moore is in the AL East.
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Re: 2012 Keeper Advice - WHIR!

Postby MadDog36 » Fri Sep 23, 2011 4:07 pm

M. Moore $7
Ortiz $7
J. Shields $7
I. Kennedy $6
S. Strassburg $4
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Re: 2012 Keeper Advice - WHIR!

Postby Grounded Polo » Sat Sep 24, 2011 10:46 pm

Ellsbury $24
Ortiz $7
J. Shields $7
I. Kennedy $6
S. Strassburg $4

Ellsbury is going to fetch $40+ next year.
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Re: 2012 Keeper Advice - WHIR!

Postby TheJordanRulz » Sun Sep 25, 2011 12:03 am

must keep ellsbury, kennedy, and strasberg

Then 2 of these guys:
Ortiz $7
M. Morse $7
J. Shields $7
T. Hanson $11 - only consider if shoulder looks good to go by decision date

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Re: 2012 Keeper Advice - WHIR!

Postby MadDog36 » Sun Sep 25, 2011 9:36 am

I thought that said MORSE not MOORE. Keep Ellsbury instead. Sorry.
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Re: 2012 Keeper Advice - WHIR!

Postby Cream » Sun Sep 25, 2011 10:05 am

I'd go with these 4 for sure:

Ellsbury $24
J. Shields $7
I. Kennedy $6
S. Strassburg $4

The last spot is between Hanson and Ortiz. If you've got time to decide, then I'd wait to see how Hanson's shoulder checks out. If you don't have time, I'd go with Ortiz as keeping Hanson right now would be a big risk. It could also be wise considering you've already kept 3 pitchers in the list above. I find in auction leagues pitchers tend to be last drafted and thus some of those middle round guys (in a snake draft) tend to come at bargain prices.

T. Hanson $11 / Ortiz $7


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Re: 2012 Keeper Advice - WHIR!

Postby ATLbraves » Mon Sep 26, 2011 2:32 pm

Ellsbury
Kennedy
Shields
Strasburg
Hanson



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Re: 2012 Keeper Advice - WHIR!

Postby redsoxsucker » Mon Sep 26, 2011 2:32 pm

MadDog36 wrote:I thought that said MORSE not MOORE. Keep Ellsbury instead. Sorry.


Morse IS an option as well. You would keep him OVER Ellsbury?



Anyone else have an opinion of the best 5 here?
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