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Who to draft with back to back picks--WHIR

Postby kslates » Wed Mar 07, 2012 4:20 pm

Below is my current team. I'm not sure what to draft. I am not up for 4 more picks but then have back to back picks. The value in the guys remaining are definitely hitters. But I would be drafting bench guys so I am contemplating taking 2 pitchers even though I don't know if that is the smart thing to do.

Here are guys currently available (I will keep the list updated as picks are made).

Youk
Gardner
Werth
Lind
Butler
LoMo
Rasmus
Hart
Ethier

Axford
Madson
B. Wilson
Hanrahan
Valverde
Ethier
Morrow
Marmol


10 team, H2H, 5x5 Mixed League
OBP, R, HR, RBI, SB, W, SV, K, ERA, WHIP
2 UTIL spots, 3 SP, 2 RP and 2 P
Keep 10 MLB and 8 prospects. Lose round that player was drafted in previous draft.
Round drafted x years remaining is in parenthesis. N/A=contract expires after this year
My current projected 10 keepers are in red

C-
1B Fielder (rd 1 x 2 yrs)
2B Phillips (rd 4 x 3 yrs)
3B Lawrie (rd 16 x 3 yrs)
SS Tulowitzki N/A
OF Upton N/A
OF Bautista (rd 17 x 1 yrs)
OF Braun N/A
UT Stubbs (rd 3 x 2 yrs)
UT Reynolds N/A
BN Belt (rd 13 x 4 yrs)

SP Shields (rd 7 x 1 yrs), Sanchez (rd 15 x 2 yrs), Gallardo N/A, Lincecum N/A, Chacin (rd 18 x 2 yrs), F. Hernandez(rd 2 x 3 yrs),
RP

Prospects--Alonso
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Re: Who to draft with back to back picks--WHIR

Postby fast dogs » Wed Mar 07, 2012 4:45 pm

Youk Axford & Gardner all look great that deep into the draft. Someone will come calling for Youk sooner than later
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Re: Who to draft with back to back picks--WHIR

Postby Jase44 » Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:12 pm

I say Butler, Youk, Axford or Morrow (great for K's)
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Re: Who to draft with back to back picks--WHIR

Postby silverZ » Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:40 pm

fast dogs wrote:Youk Axford & Gardner all look great that deep into the draft. Someone will come calling for Youk sooner than later


Agreed. I would prefer Youk and Axford.
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Re: Who to draft with back to back picks--WHIR

Postby millerpark » Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:47 pm

Axford/Madson

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Postby MaudDib » Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:58 pm

Youk and one of the closers.
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Re: Who to draft with back to back picks--WHIR

Postby HOOTIE » Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:30 pm

Axford
Youk
Butler
Madson
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Re: Who to draft with back to back picks--WHIR

Postby BronXBombers51 » Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:47 pm

Youk/Axford for me.
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Re: Who to draft with back to back picks--WHIR

Postby Lenny6 » Wed Mar 07, 2012 7:31 pm

Thanks for helping me. I'd go Youkilis, too, even though that gives you 4 3B's on your roster. If they all get off to good starts you can probably cash one in for whatever you need. Regardless, he is probably an upgrade on Reynolds or Stubbs in an OBP league. Gardner might be the second choice since you have need for SB's and he helps in OBP, too. If either of those are gone I'd take Butler as a fallback.

There are a lot of RP's you listed so that is why I'd wait and grab two of them the next time your turn comes around.
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Re: Who to draft with back to back picks--WHIR

Postby wheels » Wed Mar 07, 2012 7:49 pm

You need RP and there are few solid ones left. Take them before there is a run and you are left picking through the rubble...Axford, Madson, Hanrahan, Wilson and Valverde are all quality closers. It's tempting to take Youk and Gardy and butler are their too, but when 20 more picks come around there will likely be more quality bats available than closers.
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