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Postby pjalst » Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:01 pm

The League is a 12 team 5X5, H2H, with QS instead of wins, daily roster moves. I can keep 10.

C Yadier Molina
1B Joey Votto
2B Danny Espinosa
3B Brett Lawrie
SS Derek Jeter
LF Alfonso Soriano
CF Curtis Granderson
RF Justin Upton
Util Nick Swisher
BN Ángel Pagán
BN Delmon Young
BN Michael Young

SP Yovani Gallardo
SP James Shields
SP Brandon Morrow
RP Jason Motte
RP Chris Pérez
RP Sergio Romo
P Doug Fister
P Homer Bailey
P Ryan Dempster
BN Tim Hudson
BN Edwin Jackson
BN Tommy Milone
BN Huston Street

I know, nothing to get too excited about. However, I did finish in 5th place and I'm looking to improve for next season. I can trade before the keeper deadline in January. Who do you think I should keep? who(m) would bring the best return in a trade?
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Re: Keeper Help: Pick 10

Postby MaudDib » Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:12 pm

C Yadier Molina ;-D
1B Joey Votto ;-D
2B Danny Espinosa
3B Brett Lawrie ;-D
SS Derek Jeter
LF Alfonso Soriano
CF Curtis Granderson ;-D
RF Justin Upton ;-D
Util Nick Swisher
BN Ángel Pagán
BN Delmon Young
BN Michael Young

SP Yovani Gallardo ;-D
SP James Shields ;-D
SP Brandon Morrow ;-D
RP Jason Motte
RP Chris Pérez
RP Sergio Romo
P Doug Fister
P Homer Bailey
P Ryan Dempster
BN Tim Hudson
BN Edwin Jackson
BN Tommy Milone
BN Huston Street

Last two spots are the most difficult. First thought was to go with Espinosa and Motte. I don't really like keeping a closer and Espinosa is just an ok 2B and not really a keeper IMO. This could change if your league has a tendency to lean a certain way. For instance if closers are usually kept then I would keep Perez over Espinosa. If closers are easy to find then maybe I take a flyer on Bailey or Jackson instead.
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Re: Keeper Help: Pick 10

Postby lane_anasazi2 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:17 pm

C Yadier Molina ;-D
1B Joey Votto ;-D
2B Danny Espinosa
3B Brett Lawrie ;-D
SS Derek Jeter
LF Alfonso Soriano
CF Curtis Granderson ;-D
RF Justin Upton ;-D
Util Nick Swisher ;-D
BN Ángel Pagán
BN Delmon Young
BN Michael Young

SP Yovani Gallardo ;-D
SP James Shields ;-D
SP Brandon Morrow ;-D
RP Jason Motte
RP Chris Pérez
RP Sergio Romo
P Doug Fister
P Homer Bailey ;-D
P Ryan Dempster
BN Tim Hudson
BN Edwin Jackson
BN Tommy Milone
BN Huston Street
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Re: Keeper Help: Pick 10

Postby kaiser » Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:38 am

pjalst wrote:The League is a 12 team 5X5, H2H, with QS instead of wins, daily roster moves. I can keep 10.

C Yadier Molina ;-D
1B Joey Votto ;-D
2B Danny Espinosa
3B Brett Lawrie ;-D
SS Derek Jeter ;-D
LF Alfonso Soriano
CF Curtis Granderson ;-D
RF Justin Upton ;-D
Util Nick Swisher ;-D
BN Ángel Pagán
BN Delmon Young
BN Michael Young

SP Yovani Gallardo
SP James Shields ;-D
SP Brandon Morrow ;-D
RP Jason Motte
RP Chris Pérez ;-D
RP Sergio Romo
P Doug Fister
P Homer Bailey
P Ryan Dempster
BN Tim Hudson
BN Edwin Jackson
BN Tommy Milone
BN Huston Street

I know, nothing to get too excited about. However, I did finish in 5th place and I'm looking to improve for next season. I can trade before the keeper deadline in January. Who do you think I should keep? who(m) would bring the best return in a trade?
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Re: Keeper Help: Pick 10

Postby pjalst » Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:52 am

kaiser wrote:
pjalst wrote:The League is a 12 team 5X5, H2H, with QS instead of wins, daily roster moves. I can keep 10.

C Yadier Molina ;-D
1B Joey Votto ;-D
2B Danny Espinosa
3B Brett Lawrie ;-D
SS Derek Jeter ;-D
LF Alfonso Soriano
CF Curtis Granderson ;-D
RF Justin Upton ;-D
Util Nick Swisher ;-D
BN Ángel Pagán
BN Delmon Young
BN Michael Young

SP Yovani Gallardo
SP James Shields ;-D
SP Brandon Morrow ;-D
RP Jason Motte
RP Chris Pérez ;-D
RP Sergio Romo
P Doug Fister
P Homer Bailey
P Ryan Dempster
BN Tim Hudson
BN Edwin Jackson
BN Tommy Milone
BN Huston Street

I know, nothing to get too excited about. However, I did finish in 5th place and I'm looking to improve for next season. I can trade before the keeper deadline in January. Who do you think I should keep? who(m) would bring the best return in a trade?


Since I only have 6 solid keeper bats, I am leaning towards keeping one closer(something I don't usually do). I have narrowed it down between Motte and Perez.
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Re: Keeper Help: Pick 10

Postby Element » Wed Nov 28, 2012 3:27 pm

MaudDib wrote:C Yadier Molina ;-D
1B Joey Votto ;-D
2B Danny Espinosa
3B Brett Lawrie ;-D
SS Derek Jeter
LF Alfonso Soriano
CF Curtis Granderson ;-D
RF Justin Upton ;-D
Util Nick Swisher
BN Ángel Pagán
BN Delmon Young
BN Michael Young

SP Yovani Gallardo ;-D
SP James Shields ;-D
SP Brandon Morrow ;-D
RP Jason Motte
RP Chris Pérez
RP Sergio Romo
P Doug Fister
P Homer Bailey
P Ryan Dempster
BN Tim Hudson
BN Edwin Jackson
BN Tommy Milone
BN Huston Street

Last two spots are the most difficult. First thought was to go with Espinosa and Motte. I don't really like keeping a closer and Espinosa is just an ok 2B and not really a keeper IMO. This could change if your league has a tendency to lean a certain way. For instance if closers are usually kept then I would keep Perez over Espinosa. If closers are easy to find then maybe I take a flyer on Bailey or Jackson instead.


I'm basically in agreement. Espinosa does qualify at SS as well. Regardless, I have Jeter ahead of him for 2013. I would hold Motte and Jeter with the final 2 spots.
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Re: Keeper Help: Pick 10

Postby pjalst » Wed Nov 28, 2012 3:36 pm

I don't see Swisher as a Keep either, A case can be made for Jeter.
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Re: Keeper Help: Pick 10

Postby HOOTIE » Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:51 am

MaudDib 8 plus
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Romo

Not sure why Chris Perez gets so much love.
A career 4.19 xFIP. He is so risky and overrated.
Romo has the lowest whip over the last 2 years, plus Brian Wilson is about done.
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Re: Keeper Help: Pick 10

Postby MaudDib » Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:34 am

HOOTIE wrote:MaudDib 8 plus
Motte
Romo

Not sure why Chris Perez gets so much love.
A career 4.19 xFIP. He is so risky and overrated.
Romo has the lowest whip over the last 2 years, plus Brian Wilson is about done.


Agree with the info about Perez. Going into last year, Perez was on the verge of losing the closing job. I wouldn't buy into his numbers from last year just yet. I like Romo as well, just worried about the closing situation in SF. They seemed to give it to everyone but Romo when Wilson went down so it worries me that they will decide to go with someone else next season.
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Re: Keeper Help: Pick 10

Postby pjalst » Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:48 am

C Yadier Molina
1B Joey Votto
3B Brett Lawrie
SS Derek Jeter
CF Curtis Granderson
RF Justin Upton

SP Yovani Gallardo
SP James Shields
SP Brandon Morrow
RP Jason Motte

I think this is going to be my ten. Thanks for all the input. I'd rather keep Jeter than a closer that's not assured a coloser job. I usually wouldn't keep a closer or 3 SP's, but considering the lack of quality bats in the line up here, I have no choice. maybe I can grab a young bat with upside with my first pick.

Thank you all again.
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