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Last Keeper: Alexei or Motte?

Postby Arrowhead Nation » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:17 am

14-team 7x7 Roto

McCann
Cabrera
Pedroia
Zimmerman
Victorino
Swisher
Duda
Beltran

Lester
Kennedy
Marcum
Wandy
McCarthy
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Do I keep a SS to complete my offense or do the 2nd closer? We do a 10-round draft and I have no picks in the first couple rounds.
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Re: Last Keeper: Alexei or Motte?

Postby BUCCOFAN » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:19 am

Think you got to go with the SS here, (weak position) Closers can be found during the year, and even tho Motte was lights out in Post Season, I still feel like they might like him in the Setup role long term.

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Re: Last Keeper: Alexei or Motte?

Postby RedHopeful » Tue Mar 13, 2012 12:10 pm

Never been an Alexei fan and last season seemed to signal the start of his ever so gradual decline. I'd rather keep Motte since you likely won't have a chance to draft another closer when it comes time for your first pick. Sure, closers pop up later in the season but I feel ARam's numbers could almost be replaced by taking a chance on a handful of guys far down the ADP - Zach Cozart, Jed Lowrie, Mike Aviles or Sean Rodriguez.
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Re: Last Keeper: Alexei or Motte?

Postby raiders_umpire » Tue Mar 13, 2012 12:48 pm

I am not a fan of Alexei, I would keep the closer.
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Re: Last Keeper: Alexei or Motte?

Postby GiantsFan14 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:07 pm

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Re: Last Keeper: Alexei or Motte?

Postby Pogotheostrich » Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:14 pm

Can you cut Wandy and keep them both?

If not I like Alexei better.
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Re: Last Keeper: Alexei or Motte?

Postby Broncmet724 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:31 pm

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Re: Last Keeper: Alexei or Motte?

Postby Element » Tue Mar 13, 2012 2:46 pm

I'm going to Motte. Not a Ramirez fan myself.
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Re: Last Keeper: Alexei or Motte?

Postby HOOTIE » Tue Mar 13, 2012 4:10 pm

I keep both and drop McCarthy.
If not, Motte since you need 2 closers.
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Re: Last Keeper: Alexei or Motte?

Postby MaudDib » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:39 pm

HOOTIE wrote:I keep both and drop McCarthy.
If not, Motte since you need 2 closers.

I would drop Wandy before McCarthy. If not, then I keep Motte. Closers can be found but in 14 team leagues they aren't as easy to find plus you have to be first to grab him. An Alexei can be found on the WW though.
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