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Postby StlSluggers » Fri Feb 25, 2005 10:37 am

I've got my pick of either in an auction.

Takatsu = $2.0 mil/2 yrs
Kolb = $3.0/2 yrs

I'm running low on my cap, and I believe these two are my cheapest choices left. Which seems like the better deal? I actually have Takatsu and Kolb with almost identical lines, so I'm thinking of going with Takatsu to save the money.
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Postby chadlincoln » Fri Feb 25, 2005 10:49 am

I personally like Kolb since he's with Atlanta this year. If you could, I'd pick him up because I think he'll have a great year playing in Atlanta. Takatsu is a good option too, but I think Kolb will get a lot more save opportunities.
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Postby nikku88 » Fri Feb 25, 2005 10:51 am

Tough choice.
I don't really like Kolb's 2nd half and he just doesn't strike anybody out so I could see his numbers being ugly this year.
I think I like Takatsu a little better.
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Postby cordscords » Fri Feb 25, 2005 11:42 am

I've got the 2 pretty even as well. Take Takatsu to save $.
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Postby pokerplaya » Fri Feb 25, 2005 11:44 am

I'd take Takatsu. Kolb's non existent strikeout totals just turn me off. Take the cheaper option here, and go with Takatsu. I have a feeling a lot of people will feel Kolb is the better option, but I just don't see it.
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Postby KolbSaves » Fri Feb 25, 2005 12:03 pm

I'd take Kolb. No not for that reason. Takatsu is going to get figured out sometime this year, I have a feeling. Once that happens, watch out. Kolb, while he doesn't strike people out, is less gimmicky than Takatsu which I think helped Takatsu during his first year but that advantage should disappear as batters get more ab's against him.
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Postby OuzoTower » Fri Feb 25, 2005 12:29 pm

Kolb with Atlanta he will have more chances to pick up saves.

K's from a fireman are usually not that much of a factor. Takatsu bested Kolb by 30 last year. Kolb will have around 10 saves more this year. I have to believe 10 saves bigger than 30 K's.
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