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Harper Value in Keeper League + general questions

Postby hoghunter » Wed May 30, 2012 10:27 pm

10 team H2H keeper league. We can keep 3 players (keepers coming into this season were: Kemp/Pujols/Hanley)

Scoring System
1B Singles 1 point
2B Doubles 2 points
3B Triples 3 points
BB Walks (Batters) 1 point
CS Caught Stealing -1 point
HP Hit by Pitch 1 point
HR Home Runs 4 points
R Runs 1 point
RBI Runs Batted In 1 point
SB Stolen Bases 2 points
Scoring for Pitching Categories Name Settings
BBI Walks Issued (Pitchers) -0.5 points
BS Blown Saves -3 points
CG Complete Games 5 points
ER Earned Runs -1 point
HA Hits Allowed -0.5 points
INN Innings 2 points
K Strikeouts (Pitcher) 1 point
L Losses -5 points
NH No-Hitters 5 points
PKO Pick Offs 1 point
S Saves 10 points
W Wins 10 points


Roster:
C Buster Posey
1B Albert Pujols
2B Jose Altuve
3b Adrien Beltre
SS Hanley Ramirez
OF Matt Kemp
OF Justin Upton
OF Adam Jones
OF MIke Trout
BN Bryce Harper
BN BJ Upton
BN Jason Heyward
P CJ Wilson
P Chris Capuano
P Gio Gonzalez
P Madison Bumgarner
P Matt Moore
P Jeff Samardzja
P Jim Johnson
BN Drew Smyly
BN Colby Lewis
BN Drew Storen

I'm a little biased but I believe my team is loaded. I have Harper on my bench and someone who wants him. Obv, Harper's value in a keeper league is very very high. The team that wants him would no doubt keep him. Myself, I will have some very tough decisions to make when keeper time comes around. So, looking at my roster, who would your 3 keepers be? If Harper was not one of your keepers, what kind of pitcher would you look to get? (the team that wants him has Roy Hallady/Shields/Beachy and already said they were not going to trade Halladay) Would either Beachy or Shields be worth Harper?
Thanks for all the help!
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Re: Harper Value in Keeper League + general questions

Postby MaudDib » Thu May 31, 2012 10:36 am

Yes Harper is worth Shields or Beachy (my preference would be Beachy) and you are lucky if you get that much for him. I realize Harper is doing very well and better than most expected but there is still plenty of time for him to hit some bumps before the season is over. He is by no means a lock as a keeper in a 3 player keeper league unless that team was in complete rebuild mode.

A little early to figure out who to keep for next year. Need to know what Pujols does for the rest of the year along with a number of other guys. I would expect Upton and Kemp to be locks but 3 months of baseball could change that. You do have a very good team with a lot of keeper potential players but have to get to at least August before you start worring about who to keep.

You aren't going to keep Harper and you aren't playing Harper so get the best deal you can for him and look to win it all this year.
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