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Postby DaNamesBond22 » Sat Feb 09, 2013 12:35 am

So there's a few guys within a few draft spots (Yahoo Ranks) and I'm having trouble deciding what I should do if I'm placed in that situation. It's a 10 team head to head regular stats league with normal positions except 2 Utility spots.

One is with Matt Holliday and Yoenis Cespedes. Holliday is ranked 41 and Cespedes is 50. While Holliday had a great year last year, he's getting up there in age and Yoenis seems poised to put up similar numbers after getting better throughout the season. What do you think?

Next is Ben Zobrist or Ian Desmond? Yahoo ranks... Zobrist is 71, Desmond is 68. Both have SS eligibility. Zobrist always seems solid and Desmond has had 1 great year but was injured for part of last year.

Brett Lawrie at 61 or Chase Headley at 64? Lawrie is pretty highly ranked for not really doing much yet, but has great potential. Headley has really only had 1 great year so I'm not sure it's worth buying into.

Next is Tim Lincecum at 115 and Jon Lester at 117. Both had terrible years last year but I think this is a great spot to take a chance on one of them. Lincecum still had strikeout numbers and Boston was just bad for everyone last year. Both have good potential to bounce back.

Who would you guys take for this?
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Re: Holliday or Cespedes? and other comparisons...

Postby HOOTIE » Sat Feb 09, 2013 12:38 am

Holliday
Desmond
Headley
Lincecum
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Postby GiantsFan14 » Sat Feb 09, 2013 12:54 am

Holliday
Zobrist (easily imo)
Headley
Lincecum
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Postby MadDog36 » Sat Feb 09, 2013 12:58 am

Cespedes
Zobrist (like the positional flexibility he gives)
Headley
Lincecum
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Re: Holliday or Cespedes? and other comparisons...

Postby HOOTIE » Sat Feb 09, 2013 2:08 am

While i can see Zobrist, last year
Desmond 2nd in SS value
Zobrist 9th
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Postby GiantsFan14 » Sat Feb 09, 2013 2:43 am

HOOTIE wrote:While i can see Zobrist, last year
Desmond 2nd in SS value
Zobrist 9th


I've got Zobrist 3rd, Desmond 9th.
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Re: Holliday or Cespedes? and other comparisons...

Postby Kimbos Beard » Sat Feb 09, 2013 9:50 am

GiantsFan14 wrote:Holliday
Zobrist (easily imo)
Headley
Lincecum


This. I actually didn't think any of the decisions were that close.
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Re: Holliday or Cespedes? and other comparisons...

Postby HOOTIE » Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:22 am

GiantsFan14 wrote:
HOOTIE wrote:While i can see Zobrist, last year
Desmond 2nd in SS value
Zobrist 9th


I've got Zobrist 3rd, Desmond 9th.


Is that your rank this year?
I wasn't ranking them, just showing last years value

http://games.espn.go.com/flb/playerrate ... tegoryId=4

I could see Zobrist, but it's close
wisdom of the crowds projections
Zobrist 5th Desmond 6th

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Postby MadDog36 » Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:49 am

I think at some point Holliday regresses I'd still take Cespedes over him. C'mon.
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Re: Holliday or Cespedes? and other comparisons...

Postby GiantsFan14 » Sat Feb 09, 2013 1:17 pm

HOOTIE wrote:Is that your rank this year?
I wasn't ranking them, just showing last years value


Ya, that's my ranking this year.
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