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Keeper Draft Help - 3rd Pick!

Postby Knights » Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:01 pm

16-team Keeper league (6 keepers), H2H 6x6 categories. I have the 3rd and 19th overall picks, but don't have a pick in the 3rd round.

It sounds like Yu Darvish is going #1 and Mike Napoli is going #2. With most other teams keeping 2 SP, I’m more inclined to take a SP first (clearly I at least need to take a SP with one of my first 2 picks). But I’m also wondering if the available talent and my other positions-of-need (namely LF and CF) is so thin that I need to fill one of those holes first.

Question is, do I take a SP in the 1st round and hope that a position-of-need (LF, CF or maybe 1B) has a good bat still around in round 2 and otherwise take another SP to solidify my top end if no worthy bats remain, or do I go for the bat in the first round and take the best SP available at my 2nd pick regardless?

Here is a brief overview of the higher-end players that are available by position, followed by my keepers/openings. Any words of advice to help me prepare for my draft would be outstanding!!!

Available Players
C- Napoli
1B – Napoli, Cudduyer, Kendrick, Berkman, Goldschmidt, Butler, Reynolds
2B – Cudduyer, Utley, Kendrick, Ackley
3B - Reynolds
SS – As. Cabrera, D. Gordon, Jeter
LF – Crawford, Kendrick, Berkman, Logan Morrison
CF – Victorino, Stubbs, Chris Young
RF – Choo, Cudduyer, Berkman
SP – James Sheilds, Ian Kennedy, Brandon Beachy, Ricky Romero, Gio Gonzalez, Josh Beckett, Michael Pineda, Jordan Zimmermann, Chris Carpenter, Yu Darvish

My Current Roster
C –
1B – Ike Davis
2B – Dustin Pedroia
3B – Brett Lawrie
SS – Hanley Ramirez
LF –
CF –
RF – Carlos Beltran
UTIL –

SP – Matt Garza
SP –
SP –
SP –
RP –
RP –
P –

BN –
BN –
BN –
BN –
BN –
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Re: Keeper Draft Help - 3rd Pick!

Postby jefferey13 » Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:09 pm

I just took a quick glance because that is a lot of info, but Crawford stood out to me.
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Re: Keeper Draft Help - 3rd Pick!

Postby kidsilk » Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:12 pm

I like Crawford for your first pick. He stands out out of all that is listed. I would focus on bats and then pick up Beachy in the second round.

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Re: Keeper Draft Help - 3rd Pick!

Postby HOOTIE » Wed Mar 21, 2012 8:30 pm

Crawford
Choo
Victorino
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Re: Keeper Draft Help - 3rd Pick!

Postby Element » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:42 pm

HOOTIE wrote:Crawford
Choo
Victorino


This, Maybe you could steal Berkman on the way back too.
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Re: Keeper Draft Help - 3rd Pick!

Postby Knights » Thu Mar 22, 2012 6:06 am

So Crawford in the consensus so far... But what about his health concerns. How does that play into the equation?

And a couple have suggested taking another hitter with my 2nd round pick, but shouldn't I be looking to add another SP in the first 2 rounds, or is that not an agreed upon point?
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Re: Keeper Draft Help - 3rd Pick!

Postby Grounded Polo » Thu Mar 22, 2012 11:27 am

I think Shields is the second best available behind Napoli, he's a tier above everyone else. Garza isn't SP1 material in a 16 team league.
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Re: Keeper Draft Help - 3rd Pick!

Postby joeyg2323 » Thu Mar 22, 2012 11:35 am

i like ricky ro, his already an upgrade from graza.
you have the hitting already and you do need pitching why wait?



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Re: Keeper Draft Help - 3rd Pick!

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