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Final Keeper Draft Strategy Question - Draft tonight!

Postby Knights » Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:52 am

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

After much help from everyone here, I think I've decided to target SP and CF with my first 2 picks. Now I have one final question for which order to target them.

The top available CF are Shane Victorino, Chris Young and Drew Stubbs.
The top available SP are James Shields, Ricky Romero, Brandon Beachy, Ian Kennedy and Yu Darvish.

I keep flip-flopping... do I take likely either James Shields or Ricky Ro with my first pick and hope like heck that Chris Young or Drew Stubbs (I'm kind of leaning towards Young for power numbers) fall to me at my 2nd round pick; and if they don't take one of Josh Beckett, Michael Pineda, Gio Gonzalez, Jordan Zimmermann or Cory Leubke giving me 2 SP with my first 2 picks.

Or... do I take Shane Victorino with my first pick and take the best remaining SP (Josh Beckett, Michael Pineda, Gio Gonzalez, Jordan Zimmermann or Cory Leubke) with my 2nd pick?

I can't decide, as CF is so thin that I want to hopefully get either Victorino or Young before the position deteriorates to straight-SB guys (which I don't think I need), but at the same time Garza as my #1 SP doesn't bode well for my pitching this season.

Any help would be great! Leave a link, WHIR.

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Re: Final Keeper Draft Strategy Question - Draft tonight!

Postby raiders_umpire » Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:28 am

Victorino with pick 1, SP with pick 2
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Re: Final Keeper Draft Strategy Question - Draft tonight!

Postby MaudDib » Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:35 am

raiders_umpire wrote:Victorino with pick 1, SP with pick 2

This. Maybe Beachy will still be around for that 2nd pick.
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Re: Final Keeper Draft Strategy Question - Draft tonight!

Postby da bears » Sun Mar 25, 2012 11:37 am

Go with Shields or R Ro with that first pick. Think you'll be able to fill CF later and you already have a strong start with the bats
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Re: Final Keeper Draft Strategy Question - Draft tonight!

Postby kidsilk » Sun Mar 25, 2012 1:51 pm

I say go with Beachy or Romero with your first pick then go for Young or Stubbs with your second pick

thanks for your help with mine
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Re: Final Keeper Draft Strategy Question - Draft tonight!

Postby jefferey13 » Sun Mar 25, 2012 2:57 pm

I'd go with Shields first.

But as I mentioned in another post, I hate Victorino, so I am very biased.
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Re: Final Keeper Draft Strategy Question - Draft tonight!

Postby Knights » Sun Mar 25, 2012 5:52 pm

Last minute plea for any other comments/feedback!
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Re: Final Keeper Draft Strategy Question - Draft tonight!

Postby midwestpatsfan » Mon Mar 26, 2012 5:18 pm

Sorry if i am too late and thank you for looking at mine. I think you got some sound advice from others, so if I am too late, tell us what happened.
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