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Adam Dunn or Justin Morneau?

Postby chargerss24 » Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:45 am

Who would you rather have to man 1B for a 12-team, 6x6 (standard stat + OBP/Holds) keeper league? Here's my team so far, I've got 1.50 to spend on the open slots as is.

C - J. Lucroy (0.20), OPEN
1B - OPEN
2B - D. Pedroia (1.70)
SS - S. Castro (2.10)
3B - E. Longoria (2.40)
MI - H. Ramirez (1.70)
CI - E. Hosmer (1.90)
OF - C. Gonzalez (3.40), J. Heyward (2.10), J. Upton (2.50)
U - B. Lawrie (1.50), D. Jennings (2.00), Dominic Brown (0.10)

SP - D. Price (2.00), B. Anderson (0.10), M. Moore (0.50), OPEN, OPEN
RP - J. McGee (0.10), M. Boggs, (0.10), S. Doolittle (0.10), OPEN

Minors - W. Myers, Z. Wheeler

Bench (Cutable/Tradable at this point and time)

J. Bruce (3.40), W. Rosario (1.40), Y. Alonso (0.90), B. Belt (1.00), Z. Cozart (1.20)
C. Hamels (1.90), J. Zimmermann (1.50), T. Cahill (0.60), A. Chapman (1.10), J. Nathan (0.40), J. Grilli (0.30), E. Frieri (0.30)

Any help would be greatly appreciated! WHIR as always! ;-D
C-Doumit, Salty
1B- Fielder
2B-Pedroia
SS-Reyes
3B-Longoria
CI- Morneau
MI- Kipnis
OF- Myers Jennings Heyward
U- Ellsbury, B. Upton, Bruce

SP-Price Fernandez Miller Wheeler, Kluber
RP-Grilli, Farquhar, Crow, Veras
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Re: Adam Dunn or Justin Morneau?

Postby CyboNinja » Wed Jan 16, 2013 6:01 am

I would go with Dunn. At least with him you know you'll at least get a healthy bat in your lineup for the whole season. Also I think 2011 was an outlier for him. He should at the very least hit 35-40 HRs and in an OBP league that terrible avg won't kill you quite as bad.

As for Morneau, I'm not sure I would waste a transaction on him if he were to hit the ww.
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Re: Adam Dunn or Justin Morneau?

Postby Kimbos Beard » Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:54 am

I would take Dunn. He doesn't carry the health concerns that Morneau does plus in a league which has OBP as an additional category, his poor BA will not be as harmful.
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Re: Adam Dunn or Justin Morneau?

Postby MaudDib » Wed Jan 16, 2013 10:59 am

Dunn here as well. It isn't always pretty but you know what you are going to get.
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Re: Adam Dunn or Justin Morneau?

Postby Element » Wed Jan 16, 2013 3:26 pm

I am all about Morneau this season. Dunn is certainly a safe choice, but Morneau has MVP type upside. This is the first time in 2 years where he has been able to go into an offseason and concentrate on his offseason conditioning rather than rehabbing. I predict a 2011 Berkman-like season.
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Re: Adam Dunn or Justin Morneau?

Postby jtsandwich » Wed Jan 16, 2013 5:24 pm

I am from MN and have not been on the JM wagon for awhile, that being said, this is the year to grad him at value. They are saying that he is feeling great and is in line for a strong year. With Mauer and Willingham batting 3,4, JM should have decent plate opportunities. Batting 6 is Doumit, who is at least serviceable as a follow up bat.

I think you have much more upside with JM over DUNN
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Re: Adam Dunn or Justin Morneau?

Postby wildcatbandit525 » Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:55 pm

Dunn ;-D ;-D
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Re: Adam Dunn or Justin Morneau?

Postby kidsilk » Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:07 pm

I'd go with Dunn here. You know he might hit 190 but he's gonna get you 35+ bombs. You know what you are getting. Morneau has too many question marks for me.

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Re: Adam Dunn or Justin Morneau?

Postby Surfs up » Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:20 am

I think Dunn will hit closer to his normal average of .250-.260 along with the 35-40 hrs and 95-100 rbi. In a hitter friendly ballpark.
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Re: Adam Dunn or Justin Morneau?

Postby studepaber » Thu Jan 17, 2013 11:32 am

100% Dunn ;-D
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