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Re: Value Picks?

Postby OBPlover » Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:54 pm

The thing is, if I own a group of guys in one league, then I do my best to avoid them in another league.

My feeling is, if I have the exact same players in 2 leagues that cost $50 to join, then why not just join 1 league for $100.00? Plus I get a little worried about the injury bug knocking me out in both leagues at once and then I got nothing to do all summer.
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Re: Value Picks?

Postby Ray Zorback » Fri Mar 29, 2013 12:12 am

I must think these guys are good values

7 leagues down, 1 to go

E. Cabrera - 4 teams, love him on my bench
A. Cabrera - 3 teams, my fallback option at SS if I don't get one of the top guys
Kipnis - 3 teams, love the upside
Morse - 3 teams, great value as a #4 OF
Reddick - 3 teams, ditto
Sale - 3 teams, 2 of these were keeper leagues
Lester - 3 teams, bounce back looks probable
Morneau -3 teams, ditto
Young - 3 teams, great bench guy
G. Holland - 3 teams, I wont pay for the marquee closers
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Re: Value Picks?

Postby smoovethug » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:27 am

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Re: Value Picks?

Postby daweasle » Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:58 am

OK I think this post is going south quickly - he asked - who do you think is under-rated.

Here is my opinion -

1. I like the cliff lee - he got too few wins and he is slipping. the dudes a stud ace

2. injured guys slip too far (think carl Crawford - he might not play well in april - but he could put up 2nd round value and he is going in the 11th round or later in most leagues)
hanley - slipped to the 9th in an NL only league - ugh - I regret not taking him in the 8th.
corey hart - he could come back in may and still hit 25 HR - plus the 2-3 HR I get from rndom replacement outfielder.

3. random closers people hate. I take NO good closers - 3 weeks ago the following guys were rated as the best - kimbrel, motte, papelbon. already motte is out - that's a 33% attrition rate in march. so instead I take a group of random guys who everyone else thinks ugh I don't want to take a chance on that guy. (think Marmol, Veras, axford, cishek)
OK truth is - doesn't matter what closer you get - they are a total crapshoot - so why grab your sure fire guy (motte) in the 7th when you can get my crapshoot guy in the 19th round?

4. James Shields. I always get this guy because I love this guy - he is a complete ace - if he stays healthy this season he will compete for a cy young in the AL - and yet - he is drafted after all the top pitchers. makes no sense to me.
guaranteed lock for a sub 3 era, sub 127 whip. over 200 KKKs, 16 wins. if he stays healthy.

5. Adam Jones. Ok last year he came into his own. He hit 30 HR with 158 SB (or pretty close.) and this year - no one gives him any respect. Draft the guy already!

**special add - jacoby ellsbury - dude the guy was undisputed top ten pick in 2012 - after 2011 when he hit 40 Hr with 40 SB (ok - pretty close on both) and ya know what - there's 50 guys being drafted ahead of him - don't forget reality is - he was hurt last year. I will take him - if you won't
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