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Postby YankFan51 » Wed Apr 23, 2003 7:03 pm

I just traded a lot for him. I'm wondering what people's thoughts on him are.
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Postby cwhitty » Wed Apr 23, 2003 7:08 pm

He'll be awesome. Hopefully he gets traded to Texas, like many believe he will. He is a 5 category fantasy player and you won't regret it. What did you give up for him?
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Postby trippinonreality » Wed Apr 23, 2003 7:19 pm

I got him yesterday for Winn and Benson which I think is a steal. I also think he will have a great season once he finds his grove. As long as you didn't sell the farm to get him you should get a very nice return on your investment.
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Postby KDOGG » Wed Apr 23, 2003 7:26 pm

he just needs to play a week or 2 before he starts getting his rythym and feel back and then i wouldn't want to play the Royals as strange as it feels to say that
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Postby John Bonzo » Wed Apr 23, 2003 7:39 pm

He always starts off slow, give him a week and he will be very solid.

I seriously doubt he will get traded to Texas...i will eat my hat if that rumor came true.
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Postby The Jury » Wed Apr 23, 2003 8:21 pm

He is a 5 tool players. In terms of fantasy production, he's definitely a top 25 player in a league that has the steals category. I don't really like him though since he's not as good in real life as he is in fantasy baseball. He's not a perenial .300 hitter and he's never actually been a 30-30 guy. He's very streaky. Overall I'd take him for my team but I hate him and all other players who suck in real life.
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Postby orangecrushv » Thu Apr 24, 2003 11:19 pm

i traded cruz jr for him this past week, cruz will cool down significantly and beltran will put up some nice numbers... cant wait ;)


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Postby sinicalypse » Thu Apr 24, 2003 11:58 pm

i think you bench beltran for a bit until he gets it going. fortunately, on teh team i've got him on, i've also got vlad, manny, burrell, carlos lee, and ibanez. suffice to say, beltran can have a week or two off and my team should be ok.
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