aybar for joyce? (WHIR) - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2014 Fantasy Baseball Cafe
100% Deposit Bonus for Cafe Members!

Return to Draft, Trade, Keeper and Waivers Questions

aybar for joyce? (WHIR)

Moderator: Baseball Moderators

aybar for joyce? (WHIR)

Postby osbtensor » Fri Apr 27, 2012 7:08 am

I've got a log jam at ss position.. aybar, ramirez, and bonifacio. Seems to also be my weakest position. I've tried trading for a top tier SS but can't get anyone to bite. It's a 10 teamer so trading is somewhat difficult. Thinking of dropping aybar and picking up a FA to plug in on off days. Martinez is my first pick.. followed by Joyce. Thoughts?

Either one better than the other? Keep Aybar in case the angels finally begin to hit?

Notable FA:

Paul Goldschmidt
JD Martinez
Matt Joyce
Ike Davis
Mark Reynolds
Brian LaHair
Allen Craig (this guy interests me, but not sure about playing time)
Mat Gamel
Marco Scutaro (more valuable in points leagues it seems)
Alex Presley
Mark Trumbo
Neil Walker
Delmon Young

Edit: Peralta and Cozart are also on the wire.. so I doubt would aybar get scooped up instantly. Tho you never know.

10 team redraft, points league. Pitchers are undervalued so I only have the minimum. Gives me a couple extra bench players to shuffle around..

c - y. molina, j. montero
1b - b. butler, k. youkilis
2b - r. cano, r. weeks
3b - a. beltre, e. bonifacio
ss - e. aybar, a. ramirez
of - j. upton, l. morrison, a. gordon, m. bourn
dl - m. morse, j. ellsbury, b. gardner
Last edited by osbtensor on Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:31 am, edited 3 times in total.
osbtensor
College Coach
College Coach


Posts: 288
(Past Year: 1)
Joined: 15 Jun 2011
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: aybar for joyce? (WHIR)

Postby TruYankeeFan » Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:12 am

Aybar is on the WW in my 12 team...so clearly the masses are down on him. And so far Joyce has much better production, so it is not an unreasonable move to make...especially with your depth.

Thanks for the help on mine ;-D
trade help needed

viewtopic.php?t=470923
TruYankeeFan
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor


Posts: 500
(Past Year: 53)
Joined: 26 Jul 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: aybar for joyce? (WHIR)

Postby JJJur » Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:24 am

Aybar is struggling (as is the rest of the Angels) and he's also not running. I used to like taking Aybar in the middle/late rounds, but I jumped off the bandwagon now. I say dump him. Martinez would be a good pick, LaHair would too. Joyce, not so sure.
JJJur
Softball Supervisor
Softball Supervisor


Posts: 87
(Past Year: 9)
Joined: 24 Mar 2011
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: aybar for joyce? (WHIR)

Postby silverZ » Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:56 am

In a ten teamer you can afford to drop a guy like Aybar is he isn't producing by May. JD Martinez should be a decent bat in a points league. Joyce should be valuable but frustrating because of his splits and streaky ways. I'd go with Martinez.
Here's the pitch on the way, a swing and a belt! Left field! Way back! BLUE JAYS WIN!
silverZ
General Manager
General Manager

User avatar
Mock(ing) Drafter
Posts: 2963
(Past Year: 73)
Joined: 29 Mar 2005
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Toronto

Re: aybar for joyce? (WHIR)

Postby fierro33 » Fri Apr 27, 2012 3:37 pm

def drop aybar ..dont even worry about him being scooped up......pick up jd martinez
fierro33
General Manager
General Manager

Response Team
Posts: 3843
(Past Year: 210)
Joined: 29 Mar 2007
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: aybar for joyce? (WHIR)

Postby Dagonus » Fri Apr 27, 2012 6:07 pm

Thanks for the input on mine!

Drop Aybar. He's been sitting as a FA since the 11th in my league. We bailed early on him.

Trumbo could be worth it if he gets playing time. If he doesn't then he's just as useful as Aybar.

Take Martinez if you need the help in the outfield. Craig might be an interesting grab if he turns out well. He's currently stashed by one of the other teams in my league. If you have DL slot open, he might be a good grab to see how he goes.Martinez is the safer bet I think, but if you can DL stash Craig, could be very worth it if Martinez gets cold in a hurry.
Dagonus
Softball Supervisor
Softball Supervisor


Posts: 46
(Past Year: 4)
Joined: 24 Apr 2012
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: aybar for joyce? (WHIR)

Postby BigBlueBomber » Sat Apr 28, 2012 12:28 am

Thanks for your help on my question.

I'd drop Aybar as I have a feeling that his value will remain low since Trout is coming up sooner than expected and will probably be in the leadoff spot with Kendrick batting second.

I like Trumbo's fantasy value for now because as long as he's raking while everyone else struggles he'll be in the lineup every day at multiple positions despite his obvious defensive liabilities.
BigBlueBomber
Little League Legend
Little League Legend


Posts: 23
Joined: 24 Apr 2011
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: aybar for joyce? (WHIR)

Postby duberino » Sat Apr 28, 2012 12:59 pm

I definitely agree with dropping aybar. Since you have an abundance of ss, you aren't looking for a starter in fa, so I'd say trumbo offers the most long-term value. He's hitting well, and you can plug him in whenever he is playing well. Plus, if he starts getting guaranteed playing time, he will have awesome trade value. Just my opinion.
duberino
Little League Legend
Little League Legend


Posts: 10
Joined: 26 Apr 2012
Home Cafe: Baseball


Return to Draft, Trade, Keeper and Waivers Questions

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 10 guests

Forums Articles & Tips Sleepers Rankings Leagues


Today's Games
Wednesday, Oct. 22
(All times are EST, weather icons show forecast for game time)

San Francisco at Kansas City
(8:07 pm)

  • Fantasy Baseball
  • Article Submissions
  • Privacy Statement
  • Site Survey 
  • Contact