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Yoda wrote:I always wait on 2B...
Other than injuries, what is there not to like about Weeks? He has serious power and good plate discipline with speed. He will be a top 5 2B, barring any catastrophic failure. Perhaps as soon as 07. I'll be definitely snagging him next season.
J35J wrote: You say you will wait on one of the young guys and I'm thinking that it may just be the opposite in that you might be able to grab one of the vets a little later than the young guys...
I see what you're saying, and essentially I agree with you. I guess my point was more that I'm not going reach to take the 3rd/4th/5th 2B off the board when I feel I can wait and get similar value (or some upside) taking the 9th/10th/11th 2B off the board.
mak1277 wrote:Don't sleep on Freddy Sanchez. Now it's true, he may revert to the mean next year and do absolutely nothing. But...he had 85 runs and 85 RBIs this year, despite missing a lot of AB's early in the season. He also had 53! doubles. You always hear that doubles hitters can turn into HR hitters, so it's not out of the realm of possibility to see a line of .315 - 90 runs - 90 RBIs - 12 HRs. That would be just fine for my 2b.
Mookie4ever wrote:Bill Hall .270 35 HR 85 RBI 101 R 8 SB
#3 second baseman
Amazinz wrote:Mookie4ever wrote:Bill Hall .270 35 HR 85 RBI 101 R 8 SB
#3 second baseman
Bill Hall only had 4 GS/GP so he doesn't qualify at 2B even under Yahoo's lax rules.
J35J wrote:Yes, Chone Figgins is eligibly at 2B in '07
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