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kentx12 wrote:I dont believe it will hurt him. From what i have seen Soriano will be hitting 2nd or 3rd in the lineup so I would expect Young to put up as good if not better numbers as last year.
Danimal wrote:Any thoughts on the impact the A-rod trade will have on Michael Young's value?
Madison in another thread wrote:Rumor here right now is that Soriano is going to lead off and play center field. That's just the leading rumor here in Texas, I have no official conformation of it so take it with a grain of salt.
With that said, there will be extra RBI opportunities for the young guns on the staff. I know that Fullmer isn't a big name, but being a power hitting left hander in the Ballpark In Arlington is not a bad thing at all. I expect Palmeiro like numbers from him this season. Say something around .270-35-100. That's some protection, granted not Arod, but still some protection.
Here's my projected lineup and again take it with a grain of salt since I've got nothing official on it yet:
2. 2B--Mike Young
6. RF--Brian Jordan
8. C---Einar Diaz
9. SS--Eric Young
Not murderer's row by any means, but I've seen a lot worse. If the Rangers will sign some solid pitching (probably won't be until next offseason) then they could do very well.
There's always the possibility of a trade for some pitching. Nix and Nivar are a couple of guys that could get some attention from other teams.
Sorry for the rambling, I still rank the guys the same as I did before for fantasy though.
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