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Postby sigriffey » Tue Mar 13, 2012 12:20 am

In a 12 team H2H keeper league. So a lot of talent is gone right away. I want to take a Greinke or Cain with my first pick. But since I am drafting 12th, I get to pick again right away. Which of these OFs should I draft?

BJ Upton: lousy average but power, speed and walks a lot
Jay Bruce: meh average, and not a speedster but great power and rbis
Shane Victorino: not as young or durable as the other two but elite triples (we count them), sme good pop and solid speed.



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Re: BJ Upton, Victorino or Bruce? WHIR

Postby GiantsFan14 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 12:28 am

I'm probably in the minority but I prefer Victorino.
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Re: BJ Upton, Victorino or Bruce? WHIR

Postby justin5107 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 12:48 am

would probably go bruce, that would make your lineup pretty stacked so far in my opinion, although victorino wouldn't bad if you wanted to get some triples, he gets plenty in that weird shaped park in philly. wouldn't consider upton above those 2 to be honest, i would probably go bruce here, value is pretty high to get him in that spot.

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Re: BJ Upton, Victorino or Bruce? WHIR

Postby sigriffey » Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:17 am

Would anyone take Napoli over these guys?
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Re: BJ Upton, Victorino or Bruce? WHIR

Postby GiantsFan14 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:20 am

sigriffey wrote:Would anyone take Napoli over these guys?


i would easily though i'm just going by standard 5x5 ranks. dunno how much the extra categories would change that.
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Re: BJ Upton, Victorino or Bruce? WHIR

Postby sigriffey » Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:45 am

Well the homers would be great but he would be less strong in single, runs, doubles, triples, sb and average.
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Re: BJ Upton, Victorino or Bruce? WHIR

Postby MadDog36 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 5:21 am

Greinke and Bruce for sure. I could easily see going double OF (Vic and Bruce) but you start only 3 OF nad have plenty of pitching slots so be sure to get a durable steady #2 SP like Greinke behind Doc. You have plenty of power now drafting Bruce. Laugh all the way to the championship if you can acquire 1 stud closer, best available bat, 1 solid closer, and with your next three picks. Then I'd focus on the rest of your pitching staff. Grab you a solid catcher later in the draft with some upside (Mesoraco/Perez)
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Re: BJ Upton, Victorino or Bruce? WHIR

Postby sigriffey » Tue Mar 13, 2012 10:55 am

MadDog36 wrote:Greinke and Bruce for sure. I could easily see going double OF (Vic and Bruce) but you start only 3 OF nad have plenty of pitching slots so be sure to get a durable steady #2 SP like Greinke behind Doc. You have plenty of power now drafting Bruce. Laugh all the way to the championship if you can acquire 1 stud closer, best available bat, 1 solid closer, and with your next three picks. Then I'd focus on the rest of your pitching staff. Grab you a solid catcher later in the draft with some upside (Mesoraco/Perez)


This makes sense. Question: if Greinke is gone, am I better off grabbing Cain or Gallardo as my #2 starter?
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Re: BJ Upton, Victorino or Bruce? WHIR

Postby Surfs up » Tue Mar 13, 2012 5:47 pm

Cain is the safest pick of those two. Gallardo scares me. 8-o
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