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Draft suggestions for keeper list

Postby fletch1313 » Tue Mar 04, 2003 9:16 pm

5x5, $260 cap, NL-only keeper league. 15-20% inflation, tending towards hitting much more than pitching.

Keeper roster (maxed out at 15):
1B: Casey $10
2B: Vidro $17
SS: Aurilia $10
MI: Cabrera $8
3B: Pujols $10
OF: Patterson $10
OF: ASanchez $5
SP: Prior $10
SP: Beckett $10
SP: Vazquez $10
SP: Armas Jr. $7
SP: Benson $3
RP: Mantei $1
RP: Spooneybarger $1
Reserve: Jason Lane, if he doesn't make the team.
Total spent: $112 (70 hitting, 42 pitching)

What areas should I concentrate on in the draft? My thoughts: Go for a few big boppers, one more steal guy (probably Furcal), a sure-fire closer (mine are a maybe in Mantei and a possible vulture in Spooney), and another vulture-type (Kline, Remlinger/Farnsworth).

Am I OK closing off my MI positions with who I have? Is Casey worth keeping at $10?

Any input will be very much appreciated.
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Postby chichpsalm » Tue Mar 04, 2003 9:49 pm

Your MI is top-of-the-line, and Pujols at 3B is great as well.

Is Casey really worth just as much as Mark Proir? Hard to believe.

Your intuitions on what to pick up sound right - really concentrate on getting some heavy hitters in your outfield. There's a much better chance of Armas Jr., Vazquez, and Beckett breaking out than Patterson and Sanchez. Another closer would be nice.
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Postby ntremain23 » Tue Mar 04, 2003 9:54 pm

2b,3b,ss,and starting pitching are your toughest areas currently.Casey isn't bad,but you might want to look for a better option. I would suggest trying to improve 1b,Of, Mi, and Rp in your draft.
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