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Postby cfrat24 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:12 am

12 team, 5x5 ROTO league that uses OBP instead of BA

Brett Lawrie in round 12
Adam Dunn in round 11
Josh WIllingham in round 16
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Re: Choose 1 for my last keeper spot (WHIR)

Postby kaiser » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:33 am

I would take Willingham. Best value at round 16
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Re: Choose 1 for my last keeper spot (WHIR)

Postby SLBarnes » Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:20 am

kaiser wrote:I would take Willingham. Best value at round 16


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Re: Choose 1 for my last keeper spot (WHIR)

Postby MaudDib » Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:59 pm

Willingham is a pretty good value but not sure I believe he will be able to match all those numbers again. He does have the power so he could come close. I think I would take Lawrie. Too much upside on this one. He has top 20 talent if/when it all comes together and I think he gets close to his 2011 numbers this year.
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Re: Choose 1 for my last keeper spot (WHIR)

Postby plamb23 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:15 pm

Willingham at 16 is the best value

Lawrie is better OBP for sure



I pick Lawrie; I want him this year in that potent lineup
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Re: Choose 1 for my last keeper spot (WHIR)

Postby wildcatbandit525 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:56 pm

plamb23 wrote:Willingham at 16 is the best value

Lawrie is better OBP for sure



I pick Lawrie; I want him this year in that potent lineup



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Re: Choose 1 for my last keeper spot (WHIR)

Postby HOOTIE » Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:07 pm

Lawrie, i don't see Willingham repeating
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Re: Choose 1 for my last keeper spot (WHIR)

Postby germani40 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:08 pm

Id go Lawrie. I dont see a big year from Willingham. I would like to see someone use an early pick to over draft him and keep Lawrie




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Re: Choose 1 for my last keeper spot (WHIR)

Postby askretzinger » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:45 pm

My fantasy baseball magazine projections:

Brett Lawrie 78 runs, 20 HR, 75 RBI, 20 SB, .281
Josh Willingham 75 runs, 29 HR, 90 RBI, 2 SB, .261

At first glance I would take Willingham's 29 HR because power is harder to come by in a typical draft than speed. Lawrie is attractive with a higher BA and SB and a possible higher upside. I personally think Lawrie was over-hyped due to a hitter friendly minors. Until Lawrie hits .300 in the majors I'm not buying in on him. You can find similar stats to his projected stats all across the board, not too many 30 HR hitters. Your other 4 keepers might play a roll in this too. Which stats are you more concerned with BA and SB or HR and RBI. My vote would be Willingham. His power looked consistent in the "prove it" year last season.


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Re: Choose 1 for my last keeper spot (WHIR)

Postby Padres Fan » Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:18 am

Brett Lawrie in round 12, no doubt especially due to position scarcity, Willingham might have a case if there wasn't a glut
of .260 hitting OF with double digit power and slight injury concerns, you may be able to grab Garrett Jones there in his place.

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