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Postby MadDog36 » Fri Sep 30, 2011 8:53 am

I see that Asdrubal Cabrera, Bourn, Braun, Longoria are locks.
That leaves: Pena, Hardy, Cuddyer, Santana, Ackley (who I think will be a stud), Heyward, Maybin, and the rest of my midling OF and 1b prospects. I don't have any lockdown starter keepers. Have a couple of stud closers. Help. I wanna strategize this and focus on my weaknesses in next years draft even if I have to be risky and unorthodox. I'm considering keeping Bell, Kimbrel and Guerra and not even worrying about my RP next year. If I do that will leave me 7 of 10 locked with 3 left amongst players with tossups in value.


Roster:
C Carlos Santana, Cle C, 1B
1B Michael Cuddyer, Min OF, 1B, 2B
2B Dustin Ackley, Sea 2B
3B Evan Longoria, TB 3B
SS Asdrubal Cabrera, Cle SS
OF Ryan Braun, Mil OF
OF Michael Bourn, Atl OF
OF Cameron Maybin, SD OF
UTIL J.J. Hardy, Bal SS
UTIL Carlos Pena, ChC 1B
Bench Jason Heyward, Atl OF
Bench Brandon Belt, SF 1B, OF
Bench Peter Bourjos, LAA OF
Bench Logan Morrison, Fla OF
Bench Chris Parmelee, Min 1B
KEEP SLOT PLAYER, TEAM POS
P Javy Guerra, LAD RP
SP Tim Hudson, Atl SP DTD
SP Edinson Volquez, Cin SP
RP Heath Bell, SD RP
RP Craig Kimbrel, Atl RP
Bench Clay Buchholz, Bos SP DTD
Bench Phil Hughes, NYY SP
Bench Derek Holland, Tex SP
Bench Francisco Liriano, Min SP
Bench Ivan Nova, NYY SP
Bench Brandon McCarthy, Oak SP
Bench Aaron Harang, SD SP
Bench Jeanmar Gomez, Cle SP
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Re: Need 10 Keeps!

Postby sigriffey » Fri Sep 30, 2011 1:10 pm

MadDog36 wrote:I see that Asdrubal Cabrera, Bourn, Braun, Longoria are locks.
That leaves: Pena, Hardy, Cuddyer, Santana, Ackley (who I think will be a stud), Heyward, Maybin, and the rest of my midling OF and 1b prospects. I don't have any lockdown starter keepers. Have a couple of stud closers. Help. I wanna strategize this and focus on my weaknesses in next years draft even if I have to be risky and unorthodox. I'm considering keeping Bell, Kimbrel and Guerra and not even worrying about my RP next year. If I do that will leave me 7 of 10 locked with 3 left amongst players with tossups in value.


Roster:
C Carlos Santana, Cle C, 1B
1B Michael Cuddyer, Min OF, 1B, 2B
2B Dustin Ackley, Sea 2B
3B Evan Longoria, TB 3B
SS Asdrubal Cabrera, Cle SS
OF Ryan Braun, Mil OF
OF Michael Bourn, Atl OF

OF Cameron Maybin, SD OF
UTIL J.J. Hardy, Bal SS
UTIL Carlos Pena, ChC 1B
Bench Jason Heyward, Atl OF
Bench Brandon Belt, SF 1B, OF
Bench Peter Bourjos, LAA OF
Bench Logan Morrison, Fla OF
Bench Chris Parmelee, Min 1B
KEEP SLOT PLAYER, TEAM POS
P Javy Guerra, LAD RP
SP Tim Hudson, Atl SP DTD
SP Edinson Volquez, Cin SP
RP Heath Bell, SD RP
RP Craig Kimbrel, Atl RP

Bench Clay Buchholz, Bos SP DTD
Bench Phil Hughes, NYY SP
Bench Derek Holland, Tex SP
Bench Francisco Liriano, Min SP
Bench Ivan Nova, NYY SP
Bench Brandon McCarthy, Oak SP
Bench Aaron Harang, SD SP
Bench Jeanmar Gomez, Cle SP
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Re: Need 10 Keeps!

Postby GreenMtn! » Fri Sep 30, 2011 1:15 pm

MadDog36 wrote:I see that Asdrubal Cabrera, Bourn, Braun, Longoria are locks.
That leaves: Pena, Hardy, Cuddyer, Santana, Ackley (who I think will be a stud), Heyward, Maybin, and the rest of my midling OF and 1b prospects. I don't have any lockdown starter keepers. Have a couple of stud closers. Help. I wanna strategize this and focus on my weaknesses in next years draft even if I have to be risky and unorthodox. I'm considering keeping Bell, Kimbrel and Guerra and not even worrying about my RP next year. If I do that will leave me 7 of 10 locked with 3 left amongst players with tossups in value.


Roster:
C Carlos Santana, Cle C, 1B
1B Michael Cuddyer, Min OF, 1B, 2B
2B Dustin Ackley, Sea 2B
3B Evan Longoria, TB 3B
SS Asdrubal Cabrera, Cle SS
OF Ryan Braun, Mil OF
OF Michael Bourn, Atl OF
OF Cameron Maybin, SD OF
UTIL J.J. Hardy, Bal SS
UTIL Carlos Pena, ChC 1B
Bench Jason Heyward, Atl OF
Bench Brandon Belt, SF 1B, OF
Bench Peter Bourjos, LAA OF
Bench Logan Morrison, Fla OF
Bench Chris Parmelee, Min 1B
KEEP SLOT PLAYER, TEAM POS
P Javy Guerra, LAD RP
SP Tim Hudson, Atl SP DTD
SP Edinson Volquez, Cin SP
RP Heath Bell, SD RP
RP Craig Kimbrel, Atl RP
Bench Clay Buchholz, Bos SP DTD
Bench Phil Hughes, NYY SP
Bench Derek Holland, Tex SP
Bench Francisco Liriano, Min SP
Bench Ivan Nova, NYY SP
Bench Brandon McCarthy, Oak SP
Bench Aaron Harang, SD SP
Bench Jeanmar Gomez, Cle SP
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Re: Need 10 Keeps!

Postby Pogotheostrich » Fri Sep 30, 2011 2:00 pm

I'm set on these 9

C Carlos Santana, Cle C, 1B
2B Dustin Ackley, Sea 2B
3B Evan Longoria, TB 3B
SS Asdrubal Cabrera, Cle SS
OF Ryan Braun, Mil OF
OF Michael Bourn, Atl OF
Bench Jason Heyward, Atl OF
RP Heath Bell, SD RP
RP Craig Kimbrel, Atl RP

I don't see the point in keeping 2 SS so Hardy is out IMO. I'd probably go with Belt but I like Buchholz and Holland too.
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Re: Need 10 Keeps!

Postby onitapgr » Fri Sep 30, 2011 6:31 pm

I don't get the hype on Ackley....what about his minor/major league numbers suggest he will be a stud?

I would keep....
C Carlos Santana, Cle C, 1B
3B Evan Longoria, TB 3B
SS Asdrubal Cabrera, Cle SS
OF Ryan Braun, Mil OF
OF Michael Bourn, Atl OF
OF Cameron Maybin, SD OF
UTIL J.J. Hardy, Bal SS
Bench Jason Heyward, Atl OF
SP Tim Hudson, Atl SP DTD
RP Craig Kimbrel, Atl RP

If you can get early draft picks in place of keepers, I would only keep the 1st five.
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Re: Need 10 Keeps!

Postby raiders_umpire » Sat Oct 01, 2011 11:01 am

C Carlos Santana, Cle C, 1B
2B Dustin Ackley, Sea 2B
3B Evan Longoria, TB 3B
SS Asdrubal Cabrera, Cle SS
OF Ryan Braun, Mil OF
OF Michael Bourn, Atl OF
Bench Jason Heyward, Atl OF
RP Heath Bell, SD RP
RP Craig Kimbrel, Atl RP
Bench Derek Holland, Tex SP
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Re: Need 10 Keeps!

Postby MadDog36 » Sun Oct 02, 2011 9:49 am

Should I trade Braun for Tex and Quentin?
I know Braun is a beast, but this would give me a beast for a 1b and a comparable OF back in return.
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Re: Need 10 Keeps!

Postby Grounded Polo » Sun Oct 02, 2011 10:11 am

C Carlos Santana, Cle C, 1B
2B Dustin Ackley, Sea 2B
3B Evan Longoria, TB 3B
SS Asdrubal Cabrera, Cle SS
OF Ryan Braun, Mil OF
OF Michael Bourn, Atl OF
UTIL J.J. Hardy, Bal SS
Bench Jason Heyward, Atl OF

RP Craig Kimbrel, Atl RP
Bench Derek Holland, Tex SP

And no way on dealing Braun for Tex/Quentin, that's severe underselling. I'd shop Hardy around for a SP.
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Re: Need 10 Keeps!

Postby zooiiks » Mon Oct 03, 2011 10:24 pm

Grounded Polo wrote:C Carlos Santana, Cle C, 1B
2B Dustin Ackley, Sea 2B
3B Evan Longoria, TB 3B
SS Asdrubal Cabrera, Cle SS
OF Ryan Braun, Mil OF
OF Michael Bourn, Atl OF
UTIL J.J. Hardy, Bal SS
Bench Jason Heyward, Atl OF

RP Craig Kimbrel, Atl RP
Bench Derek Holland, Tex SP

And no way on dealing Braun for Tex/Quentin, that's severe underselling. I'd shop Hardy around for a SP.


Agree w/ this one. I don't like keeping closers because it is such a combustible position. I would try to deal Bell/Guerra/Holland for a true ace. I wouldn't worry about 1b since it's the deepest position out there. I love the idea of keeping the 2 SS because SS unlike 1b is so shallow esp w/ Hanley's performance this yr and no one knowing how Reyes will react once he gets his money. There also aren't many upcoming SS in the minors. And there's no way in hell I move Braun for Teix/Quentin. Braun's arguably the #1 or 2 pick in a draft.

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