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Postby Fantasy Man 27 » Thu May 10, 2007 10:43 pm

My team is Zach Attack. Several teams were not at the draft, so we "autopicked" for them. Some players were not available such as Bailey, Wood, Hughes, LaRoche, Butler, Saltalamacchia, etc.

Thoughts on who had the best draft? The worst draft? The best value pick? Any comments will be appreciated.

Round One
RottisieBoy - Adam Miller (SP - CLE)
Nelson17 - Cameron Maybin (OF - DET)
thinkblue1194 - Evan Longoria (3B - TB)
Termites of Destiny - Justin Upton (OF - ARZ)
Mattingly's Hitmen - Andrew Miller (SP - DET)
Oz Wizards - Andrew McCutchen (OF - PIT)
$ville Brave Ballas - Yovani Gallardo (SP - MIL)
Three Sport Geek - Jay Bruce (OF - CIN)
Zach Attack - Reid Brignac (SS - TBD)
elcapitan - Ryan Braun (3B - MIL)
LoewenInYellowCoats - Jacoby Ellsbury (OF - BOS)
Yankees Suck - Colby Rasmus (OF - STL)

Round 2
Yankees Suck - Travis Buck (OF - OAK)
LoewenInYellowCoats - Nick Adenhart (SP - LAA)
elcapitan - Clayton Kershaw (SP - LAD)
Zach Attack - Fernando Martinez (OF - NYM)
Three Sport Geek - Luke Hochevar (SP - KC)
$ville Brave Ballas - Carlos Gonzalez (OF - AZ)
Oz Wizards - Jose Tabata (OF - NYY)
Mattingly's Hitmen - Adam Jones (OF - SEA)
Termites of Destiny - Franklin Morales (SP - COL)
thinkblue1194 - Scott Elbert (SP - LAD)
Nelson17 - Jeff Niemann (SP - TBD)
RottisieBoy - Josh Fields (3B - CHA)

Round 3
RottisieBoy - Daric Barton (1B - OAK)
Nelson17 - Jacob McGee (SP - TBD)
thinkblue1194 - Chris Volstad (SP - FLA)
Termites of Destiny - Carlos Carrasco (SP - PHI)
Mattingly's Hitmen - Joey Votto (1B - CIN)
Oz Wizards - James Loney (1B - LAD)
$ville Brave Ballas - Trevor Crowe (OF - CLE)
Three Sport Geek - Ian Stewart (3B - COL)
Zach Attack - Clay Buchholz (SP - BOS)
elcapitan - Phillip Humber (SP - NYM)
LoewenInYellowCoats - Eric Hurley (SP - TEX)
Yankees Suck - Joe Koshansky (1B - COL)

Round 4
Yankees Suck - Donald Veal (SP - CHC)
LoewenInYellowCoats - Brandon Erbe (SP - BAL)
elcapitan - Carlos Gomez (OF - NYM)
Zach Attack - Travis Snider (OF - TOR)
Three Sport Geek - Bill Rowell (3B - BAL)
$ville Brave Ballas - Dexter Fowler (OF - COL)
Oz Wizards - Chuck Lofgren (SP - CLE)
Mattingly's Hitmen - Ryan Sweeney (OF - CHA)
Termites of Destiny - John Danks (SP - CHA)
thinkblue1194 - Humberto Sanchez (SP - NYY)
Nelson17 - Troy Patton (SP - HOU)
RottisieBoy - Joel Guzman (Util - TB)

Round 5
RottisieBoy - Kurt Suzuki (C - OAK)
Nelson17 - Erick Aybar (MI - LAA)
thinkblue1194 - Jeff Clement (C - SEA)
Termites of Destiny - Miguel Montero (C - AZ)
Mattingly's Hitmen - Elvis Andrus (MI - ATL)
Oz Wizards - Glen Perkins (SP - MIN)
$ville Brave Ballas - Joba Chamberlain (SP - NYY)
Three Sport Geek - Brad Lincoln (SP - PIT)
Zach Attack - Kevin Slowery (SP - MIN)
el capitan - Kevin Kouzmanoff (3B - SDG)
LoewenInYellowCoats - Neil Walker (3B - PIT)
Yankees Suck - Ubaldo Jimenez (SP - COL)

This is now my complete minor league squad:

Reid Brignac
Fernando Martinez
Clay Buchholtz
Travis Snider
Kevin Slowey
Lastings Milledge
Matt Garza
Brandon Wood
Tim Lincecum*
Phil Hughes*

* denotes in majors
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Postby 05worldserieschamps » Fri May 11, 2007 10:21 am

I have to say "RottisieBoy" had the worst draft. I seems like every time he picked, there were alot of better available players. Yankees Suck gave him a run for his money though.

I think Nelson 17 easily had the Best draft. Got some great players at the top and bottom, including the best player available, Cameron Maybin.

Best Picks- Phillip Humber, Joey Votto, James Loney, Jeff Niemann, Clay Bucholtz

Worst Picks- Jacob Ellsbury, Colby Rasmus

By the way, your Minor League squad is Solid. Your upside there is through the roof. At the same time, guys who could go no where, but overall, great, great team. Your pitching is going to shut folks down, and Brignac is going to win the ROY next year, if Longoria doesn't take it from him.
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Postby Fantasy Man 27 » Fri May 11, 2007 2:59 pm

I have the same feelings. The sad thing about the draft is Nelson17 was autopicked for. I think Buchholtz could potentially be the best pick. I have a lot of guys far away, but with tons of upside. I think my pitching staff is amazing.

Johan Santana
Rich Hill
Jered Weaver
Tim Lincecum
Cole Hamels
Philip Hughes
Kevin Slowey
Clay Buchholtz
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Postby Seattle_Will » Fri May 11, 2007 4:58 pm

Best 3 Picks:

1. Jay Bruce
2. Billy Rowell
3. Fernando Martinez

Worst 3 Picks:

1. Adam Miller
2. Travis Buck
3. Joel Guzman

Bruce is a monster, and will eventually be playing in Cincinatti's stadium. Of the big 3, he has had the most initial success.

Wrong A. Miller. Adam can be good but if I'm going to take a Pitcher with that pick, it has to be Andrew. Thats not even factoring in the big 3, and Longoria.
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