Guys to keep an eye on in 2012 - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2014 Fantasy Baseball Cafe
100% Deposit Bonus for Cafe Members!

Return to Baseball Leftovers

Guys to keep an eye on in 2012

Moderator: Baseball Moderators

Re: Guys to keep an eye on in 2012

Postby Scooter1027 » Tue Dec 13, 2011 2:16 am

Someone else mentioned him, but I'll second Mat Gamel. He's been stuck in the minors for a couple years now waiting his turn, but he's raked while there, including .310/.372/.540 line with 28 HR in AAA this year. He should get 1B just about to himself for Milwaukee this year. He doesn't figure to hit for a great batting average, but there's definitely some power there. Could be a decent NL-only option to be had on the cheap.
Scooter1027
Major League Manager
Major League Manager

User avatar
Cafeholic
Posts: 1124
Joined: 16 Jan 2005
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: Guys to keep an eye on in 2012

Postby lastingsgriller » Tue Dec 13, 2011 2:40 am

kab21 wrote:
Cream wrote:
Until Revere can bring up his OBP his value will be limited. Difference between him and Pierre is that Pierre is ok at getting on base and Revere is not very good at all. Pierre's career OBP = .345 and Revere's career OBP = .305. If he can fix that he might be relevant.


You do realize that you're talking about his rookie season and he had a .326 BA and .385 OBP in the minors. I already know that I'm going to love/hate Revere as a twins fan but there's no reason that he shouldn't be batting .290-.300 with a .340-.350 OBP. He needs to steal all of those bases to have any value but he should be able to get 40 easily.


Unfortunately, with absolutely no power at all and seemingly an inability to even drive the ball, you are looking at really empty SB's.

as I think about it, I play OPS but most of you play AVG, so his .300 avg is worth something to you guys. But, I think RBI, HR and runs will basically be negative cats for a long time.
Follow me on the twit! @chadmiller16
lastingsgriller
General Manager
General Manager

User avatar
Cafe WriterCafe Ranker
Posts: 3881
(Past Year: 171)
Joined: 21 Jan 2009
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: ..skipping the light fandango.

Re: Guys to keep an eye on in 2012

Postby kab21 » Tue Dec 13, 2011 3:27 am

lastingsgriller wrote:Unfortunately, with absolutely no power at all and seemingly an inability to even drive the ball, you are looking at really empty SB's.

as I think about it, I play OPS but most of you play AVG, so his .300 avg is worth something to you guys. But, I think RBI, HR and runs will basically be negative cats for a long time.


Runs won't be a negative. There's no reason he can't score 85+ runs because you know he'll be at the top of the lineup. He looks like a leadoff hitter after all and that is all that matters to Gardy. But you're summing up the reasons that I'll hate Revere.
kab21
Hall of Fame Hero
Hall of Fame Hero

User avatar
CafeholicCafe WriterCafe Ranker
Posts: 5340
(Past Year: 172)
Joined: 24 Nov 2007
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: Guys to keep an eye on in 2012

Postby Inukchuk » Tue Dec 13, 2011 10:31 am

lastingsgriller wrote:as I think about it, I play OPS but most of you play AVG, so his .300 avg is worth something to you guys.


Correct. I also play in a 6x6 with batter Ks, making him even more valuable to me. Only 41 in 450 AB... :-L
Image
abrunn11... the place to go for all your sig needs...
Inukchuk
General Manager
General Manager

User avatar
CafeholicCafe WriterMock(ing) Drafter
Posts: 4014
Joined: 24 Jan 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Coming down on this hospital like the hammer of Thor

Re: Guys to keep an eye on in 2012

Postby sebby » Tue Dec 13, 2011 8:07 pm

I'm curious to see how Sale does as a starter. At the very least he should be good for some K's.
sebby
Little League Legend
Little League Legend


Posts: 20
Joined: 6 Dec 2011
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: Guys to keep an eye on in 2012

Postby A man in a box » Thu Dec 15, 2011 2:52 pm

Josh Reddick, Lucas Duda, Jesus Guzman, Chris Sale, Tim Wheeler, Brett Lawrie, Matt Moore off the top of my head.
A man in a box
Softball Supervisor
Softball Supervisor


Posts: 73
Joined: 7 Dec 2011
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: Guys to keep an eye on in 2012

Postby Cream » Thu Dec 15, 2011 6:55 pm

As a Sox fan I don't think Reddick will be fantasy relevant, unless you're in the deepest of leagues or an AL-only. Chances to get a RH bat in the lineup will come at Reddick's expense
Cream
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor

User avatar

Posts: 444
(Past Year: 24)
Joined: 23 Dec 2009
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: Guys to keep an eye on in 2012

Postby A man in a box » Fri Dec 16, 2011 1:31 pm

Cream wrote:As a Sox fan I don't think Reddick will be fantasy relevant, unless you're in the deepest of leagues or an AL-only. Chances to get a RH bat in the lineup will come at Reddick's expense


Reddick seems like he could hit if given 500 PA some where if not Boston. May as well give him a shot now or at least platoon him if your not going to sign Beltran.
A man in a box
Softball Supervisor
Softball Supervisor


Posts: 73
Joined: 7 Dec 2011
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: Guys to keep an eye on in 2012

Postby Holein1 » Sat Dec 17, 2011 12:18 am

Duda looks good this year. Who ever makes it to Seattles rotation out of Hultzen or Paxton will be someone to watch.
Holein1
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor


Posts: 518
(Past Year: 10)
Joined: 6 Mar 2007
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Abbotsford BC

Re: Guys to keep an eye on in 2012

Postby A man in a box » Sun Dec 18, 2011 2:13 pm

Guess I can take Jesus Guzman off the list, maybe they can trade him to Tampa for whatever they can get.
A man in a box
Softball Supervisor
Softball Supervisor


Posts: 73
Joined: 7 Dec 2011
Home Cafe: Baseball

PreviousNext

Return to Baseball Leftovers

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests

cron
Forums Articles & Tips Sleepers Rankings Leagues


Today's Games
Sunday, Sep. 21
(All times are EST, weather icons show forecast for game time)

Toronto at NY Yankees
(1:05 pm)
Washington at Miami
(1:10 pm)
indoors
NY Mets at Atlanta
(1:35 pm)
Boston at Baltimore
(1:35 pm)
Milwaukee at Pittsburgh
(1:35 pm)
Chi White Sox at Tampa Bay
(1:40 pm)
indoors
Cleveland at Minnesota
(2:10 pm)
Detroit at Kansas City
(2:10 pm)
Seattle at Houston
(2:10 pm)
LA Dodgers at Chi Cubs
(2:20 pm)
Texas at LA Angels
(3:35 pm)
Philadelphia at Oakland
(4:05 pm)
Arizona at Colorado
(4:10 pm)
San Francisco at San Diego
(4:10 pm)
Cincinnati at St. Louis
(8:05 pm)

  • Fantasy Baseball
  • Article Submissions
  • Privacy Statement
  • Site Survey 
  • Contact