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Re: Draft Discussion

Postby J35J » Mon Jan 14, 2013 12:26 am

So I was looking at Zimmerman, Hamels and Grienke there...guess I'll gamble on the huge upside with Ellsbury.
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Re: Draft Discussion

Postby americanleagueroto » Mon Jan 14, 2013 1:26 am

It was between Bruce and Harper for me earlier. Decided to trade some homers for some SB's, and hopefully a better BA. Both Harper and Bruce have upside, it's just a matter of measuring who has more in 2013.

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Re: Draft Discussion

Postby silverZ » Mon Jan 14, 2013 5:44 am

Hanley seems like a steal at 4.08. Seems like I'm going all in with the high risk high reward picks.
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Re: Draft Discussion

Postby jonboy418 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:47 am

I've owned Hanley in a keeper league for the past 5 years. I've rolled the dice with him the past two years despite diminishing returns. I'm throwing him back in the keeper pool this year since I'm just too frustrated with his up/down performance.

That said, getting him the fourth round of a 12-team league seems to be extremely good value for the potential to be the #1 SS.
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Re: Draft Discussion

Postby jonboy418 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:50 am

And Allen Craig. I have a huge man-crush on him this year. With Berkman gone, he seems to have a wide open path to playing time this season. I mentioned earlier in this discussion picking up a player like Holliday 2-3 rounds later, and this is the player. Potential for .300/30/100
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Re: Draft Discussion

Postby fantasynut03 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:29 am

I have high expectations from Desmond this year.
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Re: Draft Discussion

Postby jonboy418 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:33 am

As a Rays fan, I hope you're right. We need SOME offense!

What's your expectation? Carl Crawford-lite (circa 2010)?
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Re: Draft Discussion

Postby fantasynut03 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:02 am

jonboy418 wrote:As a Rays fan, I hope you're right. We need SOME offense!

What's your expectation? Carl Crawford-lite (circa 2010)?


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Re: Draft Discussion

Postby Saltydog » Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:03 am

My plan A, B, and C both got grabbed at the end of the round.

It looks like SP is really deep this year.
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Re: Draft Discussion

Postby Pogotheostrich » Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:20 am

Hamels was next on my list after Greinke. Honestly I prefer Hamels slightly over Greinke but the sore shoulder made me go with ZG.

Hanley could be the pick of the draft there but I couldn't justify it with already having a SS. He's a big risk but in the 4th I'd say it is worth the gamble.
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