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Postby JJLinn » Mon Mar 12, 2012 4:51 am

We're currently in the fourth round of our draft and I'm due up in about four picks. It's a standard 5X5 roto keeper league, and everyone is allowed 16 keeper slots. Needless to say, the pickings are extremely slim. I posted a few weeks ago about which outfielder to take, and luckily I had four of them fall into my lap. Here's what my roster looks like at the moment:

C: Matt Wieters (BAL)
C: Alex Avila (DET)
1B: Prince Fielder (DET)
2B: Jason Kipnis (CLE)
3B:
SS: Asdrubal Cabrera (CLE)
2B/SS:
1B/3B:
OF: Curtis Granderson (NYY)
OF: Corey Hart (MIL)
OF: Dexter Fowler (COL)
OF: Josh Willingham (MIN)
OF: Matt Joyce (TB)
OF: Jose Tabata (PIT)
UTIL: Jesus Montero (SEA)

SP: Jered Weaver (LAA)
SP: Adam Wainwright (STL)
SP: Ian Kennedy (ARI)
SP: Yu Darvish (TEX)
SP: Shaun Marcum (MIL)
SP: Chris Carpenter (STL)
RP: Ryan Madson (CIN)
RP:
RP:
RP:
BENCH: Zach Britton (BAL)

And I'm currently deciding between the following guys for my next pick (in no order):

Jose Altuve (HOU)
Daniel Murphy (NYM)
Jim Johnson (BAL)
Sean Rodriguez (TB)
Stephen Drew (ARI)
Chipper Jones (ATL)
Kurt Suzuki (OAK)
Mat Gamel (MIL)
Clay Buchholz (BOS)
Alcides Escobar (KC)

I really have no idea who to take, and honestly I'm hoping a few of these guys go ahead of me to make my decision easier. I'd really like some MI depth, but of course there's my vacant 3B spot to think about. I have no idea.
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Re: Stuck on another draft pick...

Postby SecretAgentMan » Mon Mar 12, 2012 5:24 am

Not much there. At this point 3b is a lost cause imo but you may want to grab Chipper before it gets really, really bad.
You could look to Drew for MI, but he basically stinks so I would not bother.
Buchholz probably has the most upside for an SP on that list...but you have no place to play him.

Your OF is weak.


I probably grab Chipper and then Buchholz and look to trade an SP for a hitter.
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Re: Stuck on another draft pick...

Postby raiders_umpire » Mon Mar 12, 2012 6:41 am

I would grab Buchholz and then look to make a trade of Kennedy or Marcum for infield help. Some team is bound to be in rough shape pitching wise.
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Re: Stuck on another draft pick...

Postby Broncmet724 » Mon Mar 12, 2012 9:14 am

For your needs I'd think about Altu\/e or Gamel. If you can pull a deal for help with your pitching I'd consider it
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Re: Stuck on another draft pick...

Postby HOOTIE » Mon Mar 12, 2012 12:24 pm

16 teams and you only have 1 closer.
I know Johnson isn't much, but i chance him.
Altuve is a decent 2B.
Gamel worth a look.
Buchholz not bad.

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Re: Stuck on another draft pick...

Postby MadDog36 » Mon Mar 12, 2012 1:01 pm

Gamel for your CI. He could easily makes your OF problems non existent. He will be needed and hitting between Braun and Aram sounds nice. Take Gamel and don't look back. For your 3b I'd draft Chipper with your next pick and grab a solid utility bat in the late rounds.

You have enough ptiching pass on Buccholz even though he does have some upside.
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Re: Stuck on another draft pick...

Postby GiantsFan14 » Mon Mar 12, 2012 2:10 pm

HOOTIE wrote:16 teams and you only have 1 closer.
I know Johnson isn't much, but i chance him.
Altuve is a decent 2B.
Gamel worth a look.
Buchholz not bad.

Johnson
Altuve
Gamel
Buchholz


pretty much this but i think i'd go gamel over altuve.
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Re: Stuck on another draft pick...

Postby Element » Mon Mar 12, 2012 2:47 pm

GiantsFan14 wrote:
HOOTIE wrote:16 teams and you only have 1 closer.
I know Johnson isn't much, but i chance him.
Altuve is a decent 2B.
Gamel worth a look.
Buchholz not bad.

Johnson
Altuve
Gamel
Buchholz


pretty much this but i think i'd go gamel over altuve.


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