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September Call Ups WHIR

Postby Skimo77 » Thu Aug 23, 2012 5:36 pm

So I'm in my standard 5x5 mixed league 6 player keeper league with a waiver wire budget of $100. I've managed to save all $100 for the season and am hoping to use it on a prospect being called up this September. I'm not sure if any of them will be worthy of a keeper slot but how would you rank the potential call ups?

Wil Myers
Jurikson Profar
Billy Hamilton
and the rest... but those are the 3 targets I have in mind.

Thanks and i'll WHIR ;-D
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Re: September Call Ups WHIR

Postby CMan0928 » Thu Aug 23, 2012 10:17 pm


In that order.
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Re: September Call Ups WHIR

Postby lane_anasazi2 » Fri Aug 24, 2012 12:17 am

It depends on your need. These players offer very different things. Profar is probably the top prospect in baseball right now, but some of that is tied up in defensive ability and age-relative-to-level, none of which matters for fantasy. In Profar you're looking not looking at someone who's going to hit 35 HR, but what you could have is Elvis Andrus with pop.

With Myers, you have big-time contact ability and power. He could be that 30/100 #1 OF in the mold of, say, Jay Bruce with a better average.

Hamilton is a little further away from a starting gig and it's not clear exactly where he ends up, SS, 2B or CF. Smart money is on CF. He's category domination in a glass. He just broke the all-time minors record for steals in a season. He's the fastest man in baseball; routinely scoring from second on sac-flies. He could end up stealing 100 bags per season, IF he hits well enough to get on base. He's taken a big step forward this year but his bat isn't in the same class as Profar's or Myers'.

Personally, if I'm only taking one guy, it's Profar. Myers could end up having more gaudy HR totals and Hamilton SB totals but Profar plays short; SS with his skillset simply do not come along very often. His plate discipline and contact ability are almost unheard of for his age.
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Re: September Call Ups WHIR

Postby ratking20 » Sun Aug 26, 2012 5:11 am

myers (best bet for what you are looking for)
profar (probably ready now but blocked at the moment in texas)
hamilton (wont make an impact for a while)

im in a similar situation. i picked up all 3 so im waiting to see who gets the call this sept and go from there. we keep 8
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