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Cargo OR Hosmer + Lawrie (Auction)

Postby rib217 » Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:37 pm

As I have been creating an Auction plan I cannot help but see that according to Yahoo! the avg cost of Cargo or players of his tier are going for the $40-45 range.

Hosmer is currently sitting at $17 while Lawrie is around $20. This means you could pass on a 1st round bat to get both super hyped players.

This of course may not be how any individual draft pans out but still; I'd imagine it would be pretty close and you could likely land both for the price of a "Cargo".

What is the general consensus. would you lean more towards a Cargo type or is the sound of both Hosmer and Lawrie enough to make you pass on a top bat?
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Re: Cargo OR Hosmer + Lawrie (Auction)

Postby Skin Blues » Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:46 pm

You're comparing an apple with two cherries. It entirely depends on the rest of your team and how the auction is going. There's no right or wrong answer to the "stars&scrubs vs balance" debate. I suppose I'd rather have Lawrie and Hosmer, but then you're blocking 2/3 of your CI spots which is something to consider if you have a bunch of cheap ones you want to target that are being under-valued. It'd also really suck to see CI start going really cheap and you have no place to put them. Whereas Cargo only blocks one of 5 OF spots and leaves a lot more flexibility. So long sotry short: it depends.
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Re: Cargo OR Hosmer + Lawrie (Auction)

Postby jcook3127 » Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:47 pm

I'd definitely bid 25 a piece for them before I dropped 45 on Upton or Cargo, if that's what you're asking..
Why don't they just get a house that's already painted?
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