Punting categories is not at all un common in H2H ...
basically that is all that this is it is 7x9
R 2B HR RBI SB BB K AVG
IP W L CG SV H ER BB K ERA
Ideally you should get rid of two pitching cats.
Having ER and ERA is kinda redundant
And you can pretty much guarantee a tie in CG's every week.
7x7 would giive it more balance
as for your plan, I never try and punt any category even in my H2H leagues. Definetly not going into a draft. If Injury strikes my closers or speedy leadoff guys, then I may look at punting, but never before a draft.