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Havok1517 wrote:and your fantasy value increases 10 fold. Look at Michael Barret. He catched for awhile in Montreal then got moved to 3rd for awhile, then bench, then back to catching. Catching for the Cubs he has become a pretty decent fantasy option behind home. So why not move Jason Werth, Robert Fick, Eli Marreo, and Josh Phelps??? All of them have experience at catcher. Aside from maybe Werth and on a good day Phelps, these guys are mediocre to say the most according to fantasy value. But put them behind the plate and you have the same fantays value as Craig Wilson this year. I've heard rumors about LA putting Werth at catcher considering he is the bullpen catcher when not playing in LA. If Piazza can catch so can they. Granted Piazza has gotten a million times better in recent years, but I'm sure they can do it. Somebody push for these guys to get some time behind the plate.
thehat wrote:Havok...there's a real good reason Fick, Marrero and Phelps turned in their catching equipment. They were horrid behind the plate.
Baseballer02 wrote:YES!!! Why didn't anyone think of this before. We must all get in contact the MLB managers and tell them to move their scrub outfielders to catcher for fantasy baseball's sake!!!
Bukoski77 wrote:Easy there fella's, lol. This is either a case of sarcasm from a relative cafe new member or a newbie statement.
For the record Havock1517, none of those players come anywhere close to the value of Craig Wilson this year, even if they are C eligible. The guys you mentioned dont come anywhere near the .280AVE 18HR 59RBI 64R 32Walks that C.Wilson has produced so far. Even fantasy teams that drafted C.Wilson as a sleeper 2nd catcher have made him a must start, aside from his recent slump, at DH or 1B throughout most of the year.
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