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Postby Jivedude » Thu Dec 16, 2004 6:32 pm

mocabeenow wrote:thanks jive

I'm wondering if he'll resign in '06 or move on?

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I would guess he'd move on. He's making $9 million now. I doubt the Padres would pay him unless he took a nice pay cut.
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Postby mocabeenow » Thu Dec 16, 2004 6:36 pm

i would love to see him go to my Orioles with that beatiful right field fence.

Almost at 1000 jive! ;-D

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Postby chinch sacs » Thu Dec 16, 2004 6:37 pm

slomo007 wrote:Giles is among the bottom tier of fantasy outfielders in most leagues. In deeper leagues he could have some value, but not enough in most leagues to draft him higher than the 14th or 15th round IMO.


I agree, he is getting up there in age also...

I say taget his little brother instead (he has a smaller neck) ;-D
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Postby Jivedude » Thu Dec 16, 2004 6:38 pm

mocabeenow wrote:i would love to see him go to my Orioles with that beatiful right field fence.

Almost at 1000 jive! ;-D

~Moc


Oh yeah lol! I hadn't noticed. 999
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Postby dleoboyd » Thu Dec 16, 2004 7:50 pm

Brian Giles is still a nice player, a guy that I'd love to have on my team, at the right price. I personally wouldn't pay any more than $15-$16 for him, but you can still count on him to hit .300/.400+/.500+, with 25+ HR and 90+ RBI. Those are very solid numbers and he isn't much of an injury risk.
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Postby Dark Knight » Thu Dec 16, 2004 8:10 pm

Fire-Rescue-Diver wrote:He did take big hits in the OBP, SLG and OPS last year and his drop in BB and increase in K's have me considering trying to move him in a package deal soon.

Hey Yanksareback2 I have an 18 and a half inch neck, does that mean I take 'roids? :-B


Calm down roid-boy :-D . Boy Steroids sure can make a fella hostile, can't they.
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Postby shortsavage » Thu Dec 16, 2004 9:34 pm

slomo007 wrote:Giles is among the bottom tier of fantasy outfielders in most leagues. In deeper leagues he could have some value, but not enough in most leagues to draft him higher than the 14th or 15th round IMO.


Unless most league only have six teams, I would tend not to agree with this statement. I'd be interested in hearing how you justify it in your mind because you seem to deviate from the opinions of most of the people that I have brought Giles' name up with.
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Postby slomo007 » Thu Dec 16, 2004 11:02 pm

shortsavage wrote:
slomo007 wrote:Giles is among the bottom tier of fantasy outfielders in most leagues. In deeper leagues he could have some value, but not enough in most leagues to draft him higher than the 14th or 15th round IMO.


Unless most league only have six teams, I would tend not to agree with this statement. I'd be interested in hearing how you justify it in your mind because you seem to deviate from the opinions of most of the people that I have brought Giles' name up with.


He is completely average in every category (for fantasy purposes), I think it's time for the legend of Brian Giles to end. Just because he used to be good, doesn't mean he still is.

If you are looking for an outfield full of 25/10 outfielders, he can be useful....but I would suggest taking someone else if this is what you're looking for. For one thing Giles is overrated in drafts, and another thing, he's a balls-to-the-wall type player that could get injured at any moment. While I respect that style of play on the field, I don't want it in my fantasy lineup.

My opinion is just that, Giles is a decent player, but his stats do not justify his draft position in most leagues. Guys like Jose Guillen, Hideki Matsui, and Melvin Mora are all superior than Giles, and I'd arge that Giles will be drafted higher than them in 2005 (except Mora b/c of 3rd base). Don't waste your pick on him, let someone else.
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Postby shortsavage » Thu Dec 16, 2004 11:35 pm

Your statements seem unconventional to me.
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Postby slomo007 » Thu Dec 16, 2004 11:40 pm

shortsavage wrote:Your statements seem unconventional to me.


Is that a bad thing? :-?
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