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Postby studepaber » Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:24 am

What are the 2 best options for a 6x6 H2H $260 league where OPS is important (holds is the 6th stat for pitching)? I get to put 2-4 more years on any of them.

Zimmerman @ $16
Shields @ $13
Ortiz @ $13

I have a pretty stacked team in both hitting and pitching, so I just wanted to get opinions from you guys? :-)
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Re: Keeping 2, Need Help Choosing!!

Postby bigh0rt » Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:41 am

Is that Ryan or Jordan? Who else have you already planned on keeping?
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Re: Keeping 2, Need Help Choosing!!

Postby studepaber » Mon Jan 09, 2012 11:34 am

Sorry that would be Ryan Zimmerman. Here's the other players that have contracts on my team....

C - Matt Wieters
2b - Neil Walker
SS - Elvis Andrus
RF - Carlos Gonzalez
CF - Matt Kemp
UTIL - Jason Heyward
P- Tommy Hanson
P- Roy Halladay
P- Colby Lewis
P- Zack Greinke
P- Madison Bumgarner
P- Mike Adams
BN- Edwin Jackson
BN- Justin Masterson

(Also have rights to Michael Morse and Ian Kennedy :-) )
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Re: Keeping 2, Need Help Choosing!!

Postby ayebatter » Mon Jan 09, 2012 11:35 am

Zimmerman @ $16 the bat Yes, the arm No

Ortiz @ $13 Yes

Shields @ $13 No
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Re: Keeping 2, Need Help Choosing!!

Postby MaudDib » Mon Jan 09, 2012 11:46 am

Zimmerman is good at $16 though for how long, I am not sure. I wouldn't want to give him very long as he has had a hard time staying healthy so who knows how he will age. But he is just hitting his peak age so we could see the best from him yet.

I wouldn't keep Ortiz. Too many questions about him and he is very much on the decline. Either get him back in the auction for a similar price or let someone else deal with him.

Shields I would probably keep but I wouldn't do more than 2 years. The price is great if he has actually figured something out. I am not betting that he did but I think it is worth a gamble. $13 is a good price for a middle of the pack SP and an amazing price for a top of the rotation SP. I wouldn't cut him just yet, at least see if he has another year in him.
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Re: Keeping 2, Need Help Choosing!!

Postby Urban Cohorts » Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:38 pm

I would go with Zimmerman (Ryan) and Shields. I wouldn't give Shields more than 2 years. For Zimmerman, I guess it would depend upon the prices for the rest of the 3B in the league. If his salary of $16 is good value, I would keep him for a few years (probably 3). He has had injury problems, but it still relatively young and should be improving. Especially since the Nat's order looks solid right now.
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Re: Keeping 2, Need Help Choosing!!

Postby studepaber » Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:53 pm

Thanks for the responses. I am definitely leaning toward Shields and Zimmerman, but Ortiz's numbers last year aren't to be ignored (although I believe his career is on the decline). Maybe I will still try to snag him up in an auction.

One final unrelated question....

I also have Gordon Beckham for $6 and a few years left on his contract, I already have Ackley and Walker as 2B options. Should I just let go of Beckham and his remaining contract?
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Re: Keeping 2, Need Help Choosing!!

Postby Element » Mon Jan 09, 2012 3:34 pm

studepaber wrote:Thanks for the responses. I am definitely leaning toward Shields and Zimmerman, but Ortiz's numbers last year aren't to be ignored (although I believe his career is on the decline). Maybe I will still try to snag him up in an auction.

One final unrelated question....

I also have Gordon Beckham for $6 and a few years left on his contract, I already have Ackley and Walker as 2B options. Should I just let go of Beckham and his remaining contract?


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Re: Keeping 2, Need Help Choosing!!

Postby lane_anasazi2 » Mon Jan 09, 2012 5:23 pm

studepaber wrote:Thanks for the responses. I am definitely leaning toward Shields and Zimmerman, but Ortiz's numbers last year aren't to be ignored (although I believe his career is on the decline). Maybe I will still try to snag him up in an auction.

One final unrelated question....

I also have Gordon Beckham for $6 and a few years left on his contract, I already have Ackley and Walker as 2B options. Should I just let go of Beckham and his remaining contract?


Oh yes. Between Ackley and Walker you'll never want to start Beckham and he'll just be eating that $6 for no reason.
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Re: Keeping 2, Need Help Choosing!!

Postby bigh0rt » Mon Jan 09, 2012 6:16 pm

studepaber wrote:I also have Gordon Beckham for $6 and a few years left on his contract, I already have Ackley and Walker as 2B options. Should I just let go of Beckham and his remaining contract?
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