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Auction Draft Analysis? WHIR

Postby tyler2 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 6:02 pm

Cross-posted from another forum, but curious what y'all think of this 12-team, 5x5 rotisserie auction result:

C: Napoli
1B: Konerko
2B: Rutledge
SS: Andrus
3B: Aramis Ramirez
OF: Melky
OF: Gordon
OF: Pence
UT: Aoki
UT: de Aza

SP: Strasburg
SP: Lee
RP: Kimbrel
RP: Putz
P: Medlen
P: Halladay
P: Betancourt
P: Street

BN: Kennedy
BN: Kenley Jansen
BN: Ichiro
BN: Adam Eaton
BN: Profar

DL: Beachy
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Re: Auction Draft Analysis? WHIR

Postby Izenhart » Sun Feb 24, 2013 1:17 am

You overdid pitching and have a huge HR/RBI deficiency to make up. Too many leadoff hitter types. If you can manage to not fall too far back in HR/RBI while building a good lead in pitching you will have some trade value to nab a slugger or two.

At first I thought maybe you were going for high BA/runs but Napoli just doesn't fit for that strat.
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Re: Auction Draft Analysis? WHIR

Postby ayebatter » Sun Feb 24, 2013 1:23 am

Not to mention you're a little light on speed without getting your bench into the action which puts your hr/rbi situation in an even more precarious position, nice set of arms though- maybe you should make a couple of trades.
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Re: Auction Draft Analysis? WHIR

Postby tyler2 » Sun Feb 24, 2013 8:58 am

Gotcha, thanks y'all. I didn't go in with a plan per se - just "get the most talent for the least money" (hence the Napoli pick). This league seemed to underrate pitching (even more than the usual 65/35 split), which is why the draft ended up like this - zigging while others are zagging. For what it's worth, the projection systems - CAIRO, Steamer, ZiPS, etc. - love this team, but just glancing at it, I don't like it much more than y'all do.
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Re: Auction Draft Analysis? WHIR

Postby Quackman » Sun Feb 24, 2013 1:16 pm

ya id try and trade for either a great speed guy with SB or try and trade for a great power guy or both. Being roto i could see you doing well in runs, BA if certain guys like Melky have a great year.
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