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Postby Mateo de Lorenzo » Thu Dec 29, 2011 4:31 pm

I have a script to keep track of my team vs. my opponents and its looking good for me so far. But, of course, I want to improve where I can. Here is my team. Oh, this is a dynasty league.

16 team League (First year dynasty)

C McCann
1B Goldschmidt
2B Cano
3B Panda
SS Rollins
OF (4): Tabata, Victorino, Austin Jackson
U David Ortiz

SP: Strasburg, Felix, Daniel Hudson, Chris Sale, Chris Carpenter
RP: Mariano Rivera, JJ Putz, Kyle Farnsworth

So, hows my team coming along and what should I focus on in rounds 15-50?
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Re: What should I focus on now?

Postby Brainstorm » Thu Dec 29, 2011 4:47 pm

you have 0 pop in the outfield. i'd focus on that first.

I might also look at another 1b, while i like Goldschmidt he may not be ready this year to produce at the level you're looking for.

RP obv since you only have one closer, but I think the 2 above issues are more pressing.
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Re: What should I focus on now?

Postby lane_anasazi2 » Thu Dec 29, 2011 5:06 pm

You should always play for this year, but you have to look ahead in a dynasty, too. You've done a good job mixing in some high impact youngsters like Strasburg and Sale (and Goldschmidt, though I agree with the above poster that you might want to lock down a 1B backup). If you have a minors draft, I'd make it a priority to nab one of the top SS prospects like Machado or Profar because Rollins is 33 and declining.

I wouldn't worry about relief pitching just yet - getting another 1B, another OF (with pop) and a couple high risk high reward SP would be my priority. A 16 team league with 50 rounds means you won't be able to count on grabbing useful RP off the WW.
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Re: What should I focus on now?

Postby raiders_umpire » Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:14 pm

More offense with a lean towards power and mix in solid ratio relievers from time to time.
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Re: What should I focus on now?

Postby Mateo de Lorenzo » Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:59 pm

Thanks for the input everybody.

With OF, should I look for a Carlos Quentin type of player or a John Mayberry type? Or, go with a young kid with potential like Jerry Sands?

Also, I should have noted in the original post, doubles and triples are also stats that count.

For 1B should I go with a Carlos Pena type, Adam Dunn? Or gamble a little with Kendry Morales?
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Re: What should I focus on now?

Postby ensanimal » Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:24 pm

As has been mentioned you really need some power. Quentin type player out of those options. I'm not a Sands fan though.

Look for some high K/9 relievers as well from time to time.
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Re: What should I focus on now?

Postby Mateo de Lorenzo » Sat Dec 31, 2011 10:20 pm

Normally I listen to advice I get from the cafe but at the last minute I decided not to draft Quentin and picked up a third closer, which was three closers in a row, which I didn't really like, but in a sixteen team league I like having Rivera, Putz and Farnsworth.

Now, I see Chicago traded Quentin away to SD. Seems like Quentins expected power numbers will likely take a hit in SD. Should I re-evaluate who to go after?

Available 1B

Carlos Lee
James Loney
Kendrys Morales
Todd Helton
Carlos Pena
Garrett Jones
Derek Lee
Justin Smoak
Aubry Huff
Brandon Allen
Kotchman
Brett Wallace
Daric Barton
Adam Laroche
Conor Jackson
Ty Wiggington
Matt Laporta

Available OF

Carlos Lee
Coco Crisp
Bryan Lahair
Alex Presley
Torri Hunter
Denard Span
Bobby Abreu
Carlos Quentin
John Mayberry
Juan Pierre
Allen Craig
David DeJesus
Marlon Byrd
Garrett Jones
Alex Rios

SP Available

Tim Hudson
Dallas Braden
Johan Santana
Roy Oswalt

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Re: What should I focus on now?

Postby fast dogs » Sat Dec 31, 2011 11:18 pm

Hunter Craig Rios Hudson Morales Q all seem like decent adds at this point. Craig and Morales still dinged so maybe they can wait a little longer, tho they will be fine in the long run I believe
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Re: What should I focus on now?

Postby HOOTIE » Sun Jan 01, 2012 7:28 am

Morales
Craig
Hunter
T Hudson
Quentin
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Re: What should I focus on now?

Postby Dan Charette » Sun Jan 01, 2012 11:41 am

I would take a chance on Rios. Also I agree with getting a young shorstop prospect.
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