Most overrated player in drafts? - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2014 Fantasy Baseball Cafe
100% Deposit Bonus for Cafe Members!

Return to Baseball Leftovers

Most overrated player in drafts?

Moderator: Baseball Moderators

Yo

Postby B Dizzle » Tue Mar 25, 2003 2:14 am

Eckstein - 5th round
Mussina - 2nd round
Glaus - 2nd Round
Nomar & Jeter - 11th and 13th pick overall, respectively.
Mark Prior for MVP
B Dizzle
Softball Supervisor
Softball Supervisor


Posts: 41
Joined: 25 Mar 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby McGill » Tue Mar 25, 2003 4:38 am

Mak Prior was picked in th 2nd round in our league. B-)



"Watch me pull a rabbit out of the hat..."

"....Again?!!"
McGill
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor

User avatar

Posts: 378
Joined: 15 Jan 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Clubhouse

Postby dkemp28 » Tue Mar 25, 2003 1:25 pm

Overrated:
Round 1: Griffey (6th pick)
Round 2: Torii Hunter (17th pick)
Any Round: Derek Lowe

Here were some relative bargains:
Round 17: Preston Wilson (165th pick)
Free Agent: Carl Crawford and J. Santana (until they brought in the gambler). I really think Crawford could put up 40-50 steals with better RBI, Runs, AVG, OBP, and SLG than a Roger Cedeno type. With Vaughn gone in Tampa, Crawford will get a chance to play.

Interesting:
Round 10: Juan Gonzalez (95th pick)
Round 12: Odalis Perez (120th pick)

Is Perez a fluke (did the Braves know something we don't) or is his ridiculous WHIP (less than 1.00) worth taking a chance on? And Gonzalez, well, the guy had 101 RBI before the break a few years ago. I'm willing to gamble on that with the 95th pick.

And where's the hype for Delgado in non AVG leagues?[/b]
dkemp28


Home Cafe: Football
Friendliness: %

overrated

Postby Guest » Wed Mar 26, 2003 2:45 am

In a 16-team league, one guy picked Ramon Ortiz in the 1st round (14th pick overall). Huh?! Then he picked Benito Santiago in the 7th round (110th pick overall). His team has 7 of 16 players 35 years old or older.

Another guy picked Jeff Cirillo in the 7th round (111th pick overall--right after Santiago went). It was ugly.

On the bright side, I got Brian Giles with the last pick of the 4th round (64th pick overall).
Guest


Home Cafe: Football
Friendliness: %

Postby Andy1234 » Wed Mar 26, 2003 3:10 am

I did two drafts and Sosa went #3 in both. And ahead of Vlad in both. To me that is way too high for Sosa, and I'm a Big Cub Fan.

Others that I thought were too high:

Beltran in round 1--I got him in the 6th round in my other draft, these are both extreme, I think 3rd is good for him.

Alomar in round 2--Maybe last year but this was crazy, I got him in round 8 in my other league ( I think that was too high)

Colon in round 2--and round 3 in the other--6th pitcher taken in both

Prior in round 3--both drafts

Glavine in Round 3

Womack and Juan Gonzalez in round 4

Griffey Jr. and Byrd in round 5

This one takes it I think--Toby Hall in round 6
Andy1234


Home Cafe: Football
Friendliness: %

Postby Andy1234 » Wed Mar 26, 2003 3:14 am

All of the Above were for 12 team leagues.
Andy1234


Home Cafe: Football
Friendliness: %

Previous

Return to Baseball Leftovers

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests

Forums Articles & Tips Sleepers Rankings Leagues


Today's Games
Wednesday, Sep. 17
(All times are EST, weather icons show forecast for game time)

LA Dodgers at Colorado
(3:10 pm)
San Francisco at Arizona
(3:40 pm)
Toronto at Baltimore
(7:05 pm)
Boston at Pittsburgh
(7:05 pm)
Washington at Atlanta
(7:10 pm)
Miami at NY Mets
(7:10 pm)
NY Yankees at Tampa Bay
(7:10 pm)
indoors
Cincinnati at Chi Cubs
(8:05 pm)
Cleveland at Houston
(8:10 pm)
Chi White Sox at Kansas City
(8:10 pm)
Detroit at Minnesota
(8:10 pm)
Milwaukee at St. Louis
(8:15 pm)
Seattle at LA Angels
(10:05 pm)
Texas at Oakland
(10:05 pm)
Philadelphia at San Diego
(10:10 pm)

  • Fantasy Baseball
  • Article Submissions
  • Privacy Statement
  • Site Survey 
  • Contact