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Postby UrbanatorNation » Tue Nov 06, 2012 8:34 pm

I'm fresh off a baseball championship and probably not making the football playoffs, so figured I'd start on baseball 2013 now.

12 team keeper league
Keep 4 hitters and 4 pitchers straight up and draft from the rest
Roster: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, 4OF, UTIL, 7 P

Here's what I'm picking from:

Hitters
Miguel Cabrera 3B
Carlos Gonzalez OF
Adrian Gonzalez 1B,OF
Jason Kipnis 2B
Evan Longoria 3B
Michael Morse OF
Paul Goldschmidt 1B

Pitchers
Cliff Lee
Clayton Kershaw
Justin Verlander
Tommy Hanson
Huroki Kuroda

Miggy, CarGo, Kershaw, and Verlander are locks. I'm leaning toward Kipnis at 2B because he was good enough and its such a weak position. Would you package Longoria with Hanson/Kuroda to upgrade at SP and maybe keep a 1B?

Any advice is appreciated!
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Re: Help choosing keepers

Postby GiantsFan14 » Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:24 pm

UrbanatorNation wrote:I'm fresh off a baseball championship and probably not making the football playoffs, so figured I'd start on baseball 2013 now.

12 team keeper league
Keep 4 hitters and 4 pitchers straight up and draft from the rest
Roster: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, 4OF, UTIL, 7 P

Here's what I'm picking from:

Hitters
Miguel Cabrera 3B ;-D
Carlos Gonzalez OF ;-D
Adrian Gonzalez 1B,OF ;-D
Jason Kipnis 2B
Evan Longoria 3B ;-D
Michael Morse OF
Paul Goldschmidt 1B

Pitchers
Cliff Lee ;-D
Clayton Kershaw ;-D
Justin Verlander ;-D
Tommy Hanson ;-D
Huroki Kuroda

Miggy, CarGo, Kershaw, and Verlander are locks. I'm leaning toward Kipnis at 2B because he was good enough and its such a weak position. Would you package Longoria with Hanson/Kuroda to upgrade at SP and maybe keep a 1B?

Any advice is appreciated!
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Re: Help choosing keepers

Postby kaiser » Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:22 pm

UrbanatorNation wrote:I'm fresh off a baseball championship and probably not making the football playoffs, so figured I'd start on baseball 2013 now.

12 team keeper league
Keep 4 hitters and 4 pitchers straight up and draft from the rest
Roster: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, 4OF, UTIL, 7 P

Here's what I'm picking from:

Hitters
Miguel Cabrera 3B ;-D
Carlos Gonzalez OF ;-D
Adrian Gonzalez 1B,OF ;-D
Jason Kipnis 2B
Evan Longoria 3B ;-D
Michael Morse OF
Paul Goldschmidt 1B

Pitchers
Cliff Lee ;-D
Clayton Kershaw ;-D
Justin Verlander ;-D
Tommy Hanson ;-D
Huroki Kuroda

Miggy, CarGo, Kershaw, and Verlander are locks. I'm leaning toward Kipnis at 2B because he was good enough and its such a weak position. Would you package Longoria with Hanson/Kuroda to upgrade at SP and maybe keep a 1B?

Any advice is appreciated!


You're overthinking this. You keep the biggest, proven bats, and the best arms, period. Only question is between Hanson and Kuroda. Hanson has the slight edge, although I don't like either. Tommy just has better chance of getting a big season.
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Re: Help choosing keepers

Postby MaudDib » Wed Nov 07, 2012 9:49 am

Agree with the above.

Any team have a ton of arms that they might deal for Kipnis and Goldschmidt? If not then I keep Hanson here.
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Re: Help choosing keepers

Postby Element » Wed Nov 07, 2012 3:56 pm

MaudDib wrote:Agree with the above.

Any team have a ton of arms that they might deal for Kipnis and Goldschmidt? If not then I keep Hanson here.


I agree, but I prefer Kuroda to Hanson. Effin' hate that guy.
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Re: Help choosing keepers

Postby Pogotheostrich » Thu Nov 08, 2012 2:08 pm

Hitters
Miguel Cabrera 3B ;-D
Carlos Gonzalez OF ;-D
Adrian Gonzalez 1B,OF ;-D
Jason Kipnis 2B
Evan Longoria 3B ;-D
Michael Morse OF
Paul Goldschmidt 1B

Pitchers
Cliff Lee ;-D
Clayton Kershaw ;-D
Justin Verlander ;-D
Tommy Hanson ;-D
Huroki Kuroda

Easy choices IMO. Longoria and Hanson might have been disappointments before but they have the most talent and hopefully will be healthy.
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Re: Help choosing keepers

Postby rjforlife » Fri Nov 09, 2012 6:30 pm

First 7 are easy, Hanson vs. Kuroda is tough. I'd rather have Kuroda with the wins seemingly in his back pocket and he also appears to be unfazed by pitching in New York. Hanson has talent but never seems to put together a good full season.
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Re: Help choosing keepers

Postby kaiser » Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:05 pm

Yeah, upon further review, I am changing my choice from Hanson to Kuroda. I'm a Braves fan, and I still think Hanson is no better than an inconsistent #3.
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Re: Help choosing keepers

Postby oldbravesguy » Sat Nov 10, 2012 7:24 am

Hitters
Miguel Cabrera 3B
Carlos Gonzalez OF

Pitchers
Cliff Lee
Clayton Kershaw
Justin Verlander


I'd try packaging the guys below to get two more stud hitters and s stud pitcher.

Longoria simply can't stay on the field long enough for my liking but 3B is thin and he should attract a good offer.

Adrian Gonzalez 1B,OF
Jason Kipnis 2B
Evan Longoria 3B
Michael Morse OF
Paul Goldschmidt 1B

Tommy Hanson
Huroki Kuroda
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Re: Help choosing keepers

Postby Verminator » Sun Nov 11, 2012 7:14 pm

UrbanatorNation wrote:I'm fresh off a baseball championship and probably not making the football playoffs, so figured I'd start on baseball 2013 now.

12 team keeper league
Keep 4 hitters and 4 pitchers straight up and draft from the rest
Roster: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, 4OF, UTIL, 7 P

Here's what I'm picking from:

Hitters
Miguel Cabrera 3B ;-D
Carlos Gonzalez OF ;-D
Adrian Gonzalez 1B,OF ;-D
Jason Kipnis 2B
Evan Longoria 3B ;-D
Michael Morse OF
Paul Goldschmidt 1B

Pitchers
Cliff Lee ;-D
Clayton Kershaw ;-D
Justin Verlander ;-D
Tommy Hanson
Huroki Kuroda ;-D

Miggy, CarGo, Kershaw, and Verlander are locks. I'm leaning toward Kipnis at 2B because he was good enough and its such a weak position. Would you package Longoria with Hanson/Kuroda to upgrade at SP and maybe keep a 1B?

Any advice is appreciated!
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