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Postby handyman01 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:19 am

20 team, 25 keeper dynasty. 6x6 h2h, with OPS, SVHD and QS.

Roster:
C: C. Santana
1B: M.Morse
2B: D. Espinosa
3B: P. Sandoval
SS: D. Jeter
OF: M. Kemp
OF: C. Gonzalez
OF: D. Jennings
Util: A. De Aza
Util: D. Freese
Bench: A. LaRoche
Bench: J. Francisco
Bench: W. Rosario

SP: C. Kershaw
SP: C. Lee
SP: S. Strasburg
RP: D. Storen
RP: J. Hanrahan
RP: M. Adams
P: J. Nathan
P: J. Zimmermann
P: J. Chacin
Bench: J. Santana
Bench: R. Harden
Bench: E. Volquez
Bench:T. Saito


At this point, I'd drop Saito and have my 25 keepers set. What do yiu think of the team? Do you see any glaring weaknesses I need to address?

Second, should I trade David Freese for Wil Myers and either Nick Franklin or Nick Castellnos? I'm pretty high on Myers but want to make sure I'm not overpaying. Leaning towards Franklin to give myself a successor to Jeter.
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Re: Roster analysis and trade help

Postby Urban Cohorts » Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:58 am

handyman01 wrote:At this point, I'd drop Saito and have my 25 keepers set. What do yiu think of the team? Do you see any glaring weaknesses I need to address?

Second, should I trade David Freese for Wil Myers and either Nick Franklin or Nick Castellnos? I'm pretty high on Myers but want to make sure I'm not overpaying. Leaning towards Franklin to give myself a successor to Jeter.


I think you have a very good roster for a 20 team league. Solid hitting with some good upside plays (especially at the scarcer positions, minus SS of course). The pitching may be even better. You have a very good SP staff with Kershaw-Lee-Strasburg at the top. Your closers and setup guys are solid too.

I think finding a backup SS (so a good idea to trade away Freese) and possibly an upgrade at DH are needed. Other than that, looks great.
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Re: Roster analysis and trade help

Postby MaudDib » Mon Jan 30, 2012 11:28 am

I like the deal for Myers. I don't think Freese will have much value even in a 20 team league where as Myers is a pretty good OF prospect plus you get another player in return.
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Re: Roster analysis and trade help

Postby SpecialFNK » Mon Jan 30, 2012 2:59 pm

Freese can go. not sure on the players you mentioned as I don't really know them.
LaRoche if healthy could be in a utility spot and be a big plus. I don't know what his health is, but if he can be on the level he was before being injured, bonus!
I don't see a position of any real weakness that you need to improve on.
I think there are risks in the bottom starting pitching with Santana/Harden/Volquez but could be worth the risk.
team looks good. potential great with the top of starting pitching.
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Re: Roster analysis and trade help

Postby Element » Mon Jan 30, 2012 4:00 pm

MaudDib wrote:I like the deal for Myers. I don't think Freese will have much value even in a 20 team league where as Myers is a pretty good OF prospect plus you get another player in return.


Correct. And with the way 3B is nowadays I would make that 2nd player Castellnos. I like Franklin too, but his star has faded a little. Castellnos' is a better hitter and his doubles power translates well since he has decent size. Huge steal for you there.
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Re: Roster analysis and trade help

Postby handyman01 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 7:52 pm

Element wrote:
MaudDib wrote:I like the deal for Myers. I don't think Freese will have much value even in a 20 team league where as Myers is a pretty good OF prospect plus you get another player in return.


Correct. And with the way 3B is nowadays I would make that 2nd player Castellnos. I like Franklin too, but his star has faded a little. Castellnos' is a better hitter and his doubles power translates well since he has decent size. Huge steal for you there.

I definitely would have preferred Castellanos before, but in the wake of the Fielder signing I'm not sure. It could definitely delay his timeline for making it to the majors, and who knows if he'll be able to stick at third now. Still think he has much more upside than Franklin though.
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Re: Roster analysis and trade help

Postby MadDog36 » Thu Feb 02, 2012 2:58 pm

Castellanos will get in somewhere even if its at 2b perhaps.....
I'd take him and Myers for Freese QUICK.
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