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which 1B for keeper backup

Postby k.k. » Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:48 pm

Currently holding onto Alonso from our draft. Not sure I want to stick with him though. Would you stick with him or add as a FA one of the following:
Smoak
Lahair
Rizzo
C.Davis
Huff
Kotchman

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Re: which 1B for keeper backup

Postby MashinSpuds » Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:00 pm

I'd go with LaHair as a backup. He may not make it the whole season, but he should be fine enough until you get a better sense about Alonso. If Alonso doesn't pan out, you'll probably have to make a trade as LaHair isn't a great long term option given that Rizzo is lingering nearby.
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Re: which 1B for keeper backup

Postby MaudDib » Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:23 pm

I like Smoak but I am not sure any of them are really worth a spot right now. Smoak had some issues last season that shouldn't happen again but when healthy he actually hit fairly well. Plus I think that lineup in Seattle could be better than people think.
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Re: which 1B for keeper backup

Postby Element » Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:29 pm

MaudDib wrote:I like Smoak but I am not sure any of them are really worth a spot right now. Smoak had some issues last season that shouldn't happen again but when healthy he actually hit fairly well. Plus I think that lineup in Seattle could be better than people think.


I like Smoak too. I don't really feel like he would be any better than Alonso though. Alonso for BA or Smoak for power I guess. Depends on need.
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Re: which 1B for keeper backup

Postby HOOTIE » Sun Mar 18, 2012 12:37 am

MaudDib wrote:I like Smoak but I am not sure any of them are really worth a spot right now. Smoak had some issues last season that shouldn't happen again but when healthy he actually hit fairly well. Plus I think that lineup in Seattle could be better than people think.

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Re: which 1B for keeper backup

Postby GiantsFan14 » Sun Mar 18, 2012 12:53 am

i'm on board with smoak as well.
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Re: which 1B for keeper backup

Postby 610 » Mon Mar 19, 2012 12:27 am

I'd keep Alonzo.
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Re: which 1B for keeper backup

Postby CyboNinja » Mon Mar 19, 2012 1:26 am

GiantsFan14 wrote:i'm on board with smoak as well.

Agreed. He was supposed to be good once remember?

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