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pepperoncino wrote:i would never draft A-Rod. I don't care if he's still available with the 8th pick. I stay away from all Yankees for that matter. i've also won my big money league the last two years.
i'm simply not going root for any Yankees. period.
if it's your fantasy team, why have guys on it that you extremely dislike? to me that's not a very good "fantasy." if you know what you're doing you'll have a good, balanced team and a chance to win, regardless.
kidnemisis wrote:Andruw Jones- I had him last year, and sure those homer surges were great, but his inconsistency is just annoying. I know people will say its roto, who cares, but if given two nearly identical statlines i'll take the guy who is consistent and doesn't make me tear my hair out with a terrible month.
As for the A-Rod argument, any real Yankee fan knows that he is a great talent. The performing in the clutch thing is the stupidest thing in sports because a 10 year veteran could be 0 for his playoff career and be labeled "unclutch" then have 2 good years and suddenly that label disappears. The sports world just loves to label people. If anything A-Rod's problem is that he thinks things over too much and just wants to say the perfect thing. But u know what? We deride players who act like a-holes, but we also get on guys who try to please the world. Bottom line? A-Rod is a once in a lifetime talent and I enjoy watching his effortless home runs and constant hustling.
ScrappyDoo wrote:But the difference between Peyton or A-Rod and great players is that great players win games they arent supposed to win. Dont get me wrong, in terms of skills and statistics, Peyton and A-Rod are superheroes. It just so happens their krytonite is the playoffs.
HOOTIE wrote:That's a terrible strategy. If anyone ignored Arod in the 2nd round, that's a terrible strategy. I guess people play fantasy for different reasons. I have only one goal, to win. Some of these strategies would never fly in a ultra competive league.
HOOTIE wrote:Yanks04, do you fish? Cause the Times and Post would make good fish wrap.
Surely you haven't forgotton the bashing Arod did to your NYY in 2000?
9-22, 2hrs, 5rbis
.409 BA .480 oba .773 slugging%
New Yorkers either have bad memories, or selective memories.
8-31 2hrs 5 rbis
Maybe you could submit a new story for them? The curse of Jeters contract.
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