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Postby SpecialFNK » Wed Jan 25, 2012 11:38 am

first year in a 16 team keeper yahoo league. 4 teams were eliminated from last year and 4 new teams get to have an expansion draft picking 10 players from the eliminated teams players. we then get to keep 5 before the season, but can make trades based on the 10 protected players.
there are 12 other teams that currently have a list of 10 protected players. before the season starts everyone will have to set their list of 5 keepers, and then all other players will be available for the yahoo draft.

I imagine in a 16 team league certain positions are more valuable.
EDIT: scoring is standard 5x5 roto.

please rank these players. I know there is a lot, but thanks.
leave a link and I will help in return.
(I pick 3rd. my top 2 would be the catchers Santana/McCann)

CA- Carlos Santana
CA- Brian McCann
1B- Paul Konerko
2B- Dan Uggla
2B- Chase Utley
3B/2B- Ryan Roberts
SS- Asdrubal Cabrera
SS- Erick Aybar
3B/1B- Kevin Youkilis
3B/OF- Martin Prado
OF- Alex Gordon
OF- Adam Jones
OF- Brett Gardner
OF- Torii Hunter
OF- Jayson Werth
OF- Ichiro Suzuki
OF- Andre Ethier
OF- Drew Stubbs
OF- Carlos Quentin

SP- David Price
SP- Adam Wainwright
SP- Gio Gonzalez
SP- Brandon Beachy
SP- Max Scherzer
SP- James Shields
SP- Mat Latos
SP- Jhoulys Chacin

CL- Mariano Rivera
CL- Brian Wilson
CL- Craig Kimbrel
CL- Heath Bell
CL- Chris Perez
CL- Drew Storen
CL- Jordan Walden

are any of these others worth taking a chance on?
1B- Travis Hafner
1B- Todd Helton
1B/OF- Brandon Belt
1B/OF- Logan Morrison
3B- Lonnie Chisenhall
SS- Jhonny Peralta
OF- Jason Bay
OF- JD Martinez
SP- Doug Fister
SP- Mike Minor
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Re: rank these players please. 16 team keeper. WHIR

Postby pungent » Wed Jan 25, 2012 11:50 am

What scoring system is being used? Is this h2h?
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Re: rank these players please. 16 team keeper. WHIR

Postby GardnerRunsRampant » Wed Jan 25, 2012 1:03 pm

Here's your list ranked by current players MDP status and the round they'd be drafted in a 16 team league by their MDP:

CA- Carlos Santana - 34.58 (3)
SP- David Price - 50.32 (3)
1B- Paul Konerko - 50.70 (3)
2B- Dan Uggla - 52.95 (3)
CA- Brian McCann - 60.10 (4)
SP- James Shields - 60.72 (4)
SS- Asdrubal Cabrera - 61.00 (4)
2B- Chase Utley - 61.84 (4)
CL- Craig Kimbrel - 69.37 (5)
OF- Alex Gordon - 69.41 (5)
3B/1B- Kevin Youkilis - 78.96 (5)
OF- Adam Jones - 85.19 (6)
CL- Drew Storen - 97.13 (6)
SP- Mat Latos - 100.18 (6)
CL- Mariano Rivera - 101.76 (6)
OF- Jayson Werth - 103.14 (7)
SP- Adam Wainwright - 105.53 (7)
OF- Andre Ethier - 106.56 (7)
OF- Brett Gardner - 108.47 (7)
OF- Drew Stubbs - 110.01 (7)
SP- Gio Gonzalez - 110.91 (7)
OF- Ichiro Suzuki - 116.89 (7)
SP- Brandon Beachy - 120.33 (8)
CL- Brian Wilson - 129.84 (8)
***SS- Jhonny Peralta - 135.65 (9)
CL- Heath Bell - 139.52 (9)
SP- Max Scherzer - 141.36 (9)
SS- Erick Aybar - 142.01 (9)
***1B/OF- Logan Morrison - 150.28 (10)
3B/2B- Ryan Roberts - 156.33 (10)
3B/OF- Martin Prado - 157.32 (10)
OF- Torii Hunter - 160.03 (10)
CL- Jordan Walden - 168.98 (11)
***SP- Doug Fister - 169.78 (11)
OF- Carlos Quentin - 195.57 (13)
CL- Chris Perez - 197.57 (13)
***1B/OF- Brandon Belt - 200.12 (14)
SP- Jhoulys Chacin - 206.88 (14)

I was in your position a few years ago, taking on a new team full of middle round talent. I'd offer the following advice to you:

1) Try to trade multiple pieces for solid keepers. The person who ends up with the better overall player is generally the winner of many trades. Often the pieces you trade away can be replaced on the waiver wire. Also, don't be afraid to ask for ridiculous amounts back in trades. Once you find the idiot who bites, you'll win big. A great time to do this is when a player gets hot to start the year (ie Lance Berkman last year). He was a key part in me getting Robinson Cano and Prince Fielder.

2) Don't worry about selecting closers higher up on this list. Closers are a dime a dozen on the waiver wire during the season.

3) A good bat is always better than a good pitcher in fantasy.

4) As it is a keeper league. Age of the player is huge. Adam Jones above would be a crucial pickup. He hasn't quite figured it all out yet, but with his potential entering prime years he could be in the top few rounds in a couple years.


It'll be hard for you to win this year, unless you get lucky, but if you play your cards right this year, you could field a very competitive team next year.
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Re: rank these players please. 16 team keeper. WHIR

Postby Urban Cohorts » Wed Jan 25, 2012 2:39 pm

Guys I would specifically target-

CA- Carlos Santana - 34.58 (3) ;-D - Good young catcher, highest upside at the position
SP- David Price - 50.32 (3) ;-D - Young and could still be improving
1B- Paul Konerko - 50.70 (3)
2B- Dan Uggla - 52.95 (3)
CA- Brian McCann - 60.10 (4) ;-D - A little older than Carlos, but good and plays a shallow position
SP- James Shields - 60.72 (4)
SS- Asdrubal Cabrera - 61.00 (4) ;-D - Not a bad target for SS in a 16 team league
2B- Chase Utley - 61.84 (4)
CL- Craig Kimbrel - 69.37 (5)
OF- Alex Gordon - 69.41 (5)
3B/1B- Kevin Youkilis - 78.96 (5)
OF- Adam Jones - 85.19 (6) ;-D - Mentioned in an earlier post
CL- Drew Storen - 97.13 (6)
SP- Mat Latos - 100.18 (6) ;-D - Could be extremely good, the move to CIN helps, still young
CL- Mariano Rivera - 101.76 (6)
OF- Jayson Werth - 103.14 (7)
SP- Adam Wainwright - 105.53 (7) ;-D - Great bounce-back candidate, good trade value
OF- Andre Ethier - 106.56 (7)
OF- Brett Gardner - 108.47 (7)
OF- Drew Stubbs - 110.01 (7)
SP- Gio Gonzalez - 110.91 (7) ;-D - Like Latos, should improve with a scenery change, still young
OF- Ichiro Suzuki - 116.89 (7)
SP- Brandon Beachy - 120.33 (8) ;-D - Excellent young arm
CL- Brian Wilson - 129.84 (8)
SS- Jhonny Peralta - 135.65 (9)
CL- Heath Bell - 139.52 (9)
SP- Max Scherzer - 141.36 (9)
SS- Erick Aybar - 142.01 (9)
1B/OF- Logan Morrison - 150.28 (10) ;-D - Could improve, but could probably get back in the draft
3B/2B- Ryan Roberts - 156.33 (10)
3B/OF- Martin Prado - 157.32 (10)
OF- Torii Hunter - 160.03 (10)
CL- Jordan Walden - 168.98 (11)
SP- Doug Fister - 169.78 (11)
OF- Carlos Quentin - 195.57 (13)
CL- Chris Perez - 197.57 (13)
1B/OF- Brandon Belt - 200.12 (14) ;-D - High upside IMO, but could be had in the draft
SP- Jhoulys Chacin - 206.88 (14)

Essentially, I would target some of the younger, high upside arms (Price, Latos, Gonzalez, Beachy) and hitters (Jones, Cabrera, Santana, McCann). That and go after guys like Shields, who have good trade value and can be moved for other guys.
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