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Im missing David Wright.





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1st post has everyone who confirmed.

I'll add the missing players to the matrix in a minute






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TBM doing work!





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Updated


Just waiting on JewT to confirm the draft date.






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Should everyone lock their keepers into ESPN?

I could definitely fap to some keeper rankings.






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Lester Earl
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do yours look different than the ones in the 1st pg?





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quote:

I could definitely fap to some keeper rankings.



I cant


I know I will be 14th...






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Mine are the same as the spreadsheet. There is a tab under "My Team", then "Keepers". It allows you to select and lock in your keepers on the site.

ETA: I think it may be necessary before we draft though.



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Lester Earl
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i dont think 14th. but prob in the bottom 4





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I better draft liek a motherfricker then right????





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You alway do





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Lester Earl
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1. Earl

Strengths- He has 4 top 10 hitters. Kemp/Votto/Miggy/Giancarlo. Nuff said. Santana poised to put it all together, and Goldy had a promising first full season.

Weakness- His pitching, obviously. Only keep 2 SP's, both young guys with huge upside, but both have something to prove.

The hitters easily have Earl in the top spot. #2 is at a distance.

2. Clams

Strengths- starts with his 2 bonafide stud SPs, Strasburg & Kershaw. Both sub 3.00 ERA and 200K potential. Solid proven top 20 hitters McCutchen and Cargo.

Weaknesses- no glaring weakness, just not as top heavy as Earl is.


3. Toula

Strengths- his hitting is very good and balanced by position. AGon, Upton & HanRam were good last year, but not as good as they can be. Look for rebounds, esp by Gonzo.

Weakness- I really dont like Scherzer, besides his Ks. And Chapman's uncertainty is worrisome. Should have better options here, imo.

4. Gyno

Strengths- his power & RBI potential. JBats, Tex, Beltre and even Edwin should all be good for 30/100. 2 or 3 may hit 40. Not many teams can boast that type of power. Also has 2 really good pitchers.

Weakness- would have to say speed, and the fact he is keeping Wil Myers, who has not had an MLB at bat. Kipnis was solid, but faded down the stretch it seemed. What will he bring?


5. VKC

Strengths- Has a good speed/power combo going on. Braun and Bruce are a strong 1-2 punch. Napoli & Kinsler are top 5 at their position, respectively. Both pitchers are solid

Weakness- age and uncertainty. Mainly, which Roy Halladay & Josh Johnson will he get? Will Victorino continue his downward plane? I have faith in the 2 pitchers otherwise i wouldnt have him this high, but we shall see.

6. Louie T

Strengths- His pitching. 3 really good SP, when a lot of teams are lacking in that area. Pujols in his new lineup should be a monster, and Lou will benefit from a healthy Longo. I like Hosmer a lot this year.

Weakness- he's keeping 3 Royals, and honestly you could argue that based on last year, none of them are keepers in our format. However, 2 have big upside, and the 3rd, Gordon, is a year removed from a really good year.


7. Lester

Strengths- I really like my pitching, and i think my hitting, overall is solid top to bottom. Posey is a stud, Zobrist gives good position flexibility, and Allen Craig has been a beast his first season and a half.

Weakness- keeping 3 catchers at this point may be a mistake, but someone will need them once the season is underway.

8. Chat

Strengths- good power/speed balance, as well as spread out position eligibility. Prince anchors his lineup, then a flurry of speed/power combo guys. REally like the way he is built. Could be higher.

Weakness-guys coming off "the big year". Im not sold on MEdlen or Desmond. And Ellsbury's injuries are always a concern.

9. Chowds

Stengths- has big power potential guys, Dunn, Howard and Granderson. 2 up and coming stars in Lawrie and Middlebrooks. Wainwright had a rough one by his standards last year, but i like both of his SP's.

Weakness- injuries and age. Granderson is already hurt, Ryan Howard is coming off a serious injury, and then you have a guy like Rollins which you never know what you will get.

10. Jew T

Strengths- Im not really big on any of his guys, but he has more talent than the rest of the teams left. Reyes and Holliday pace him, and he has a bunch of guys wanting to take the next step.

Weakness- only keeping 1 pitcher is questionable, but can survive in a 8 keeper league. I think Adam jones played over his head, so look for a small drop off. Nelson Cruz is a cocktease. Should Jennings and Freeman take the next step, this team vaults up several spots.

11. Rondo

Strengths- Has 2 solid SPs, including Verlander. Should call this team rebound, because he has a lot of guys coming off down years, whether injury or just substandard play. But i like most of them. Tulo is his best hitter, followed by Panda and Upton. But Crawford and Weeks are just a few years removed from big years. I have him higher than the others because he has more upside.

Weakness- as mentioned above, a lot of questions. Crawford has been downward, Pablo and Kenrys are always batting injuries too.

12. Port

Strength- really like his pitching,Sheilds and CC, and i love Bauers upside. I have hard time getting into any of his hitters. None blow me away

Weakness- hitting. I feel like this group is very questionable. Uggla especially, followed by Astrubal. Can Reddick really hit 30+ HR in OAK again? I'll believe when i see it.

13. Papz

Strengths- I love Hamilton in LAA this year, so thats a start. Also i think Dickey continues his success, evne though in a tougher division. i think Lince gets his ERA back around 3.50. Really love Choo in Cincy.

Weakness- cueto is great, but could really up his K rate. Lincecum, while i think he rebounds, had his problems last year. I want to see Cespedes in year 2. Will they have the book on him ? Same with Headley; can he really repeat that? Those are my questions there.

14. cwill

Strengths- If we are talking this year, he has explosive young players in Trout, JHey and Kimbrel. Great building blocks here. Billy Butler also a solid hitter.

Weakness- inexperience. Profar & Machado have huge upside, but when will he be able to enjoy their success? When will Moustakas ever stop being a FGT? John Lester is his only starter, coming off a poo season. This team has big upside, but has plenty of work to do.



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Now do the rankings taking into account the pick situation of each team.





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Lester Earl
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if i had the pics in front of me i would havee





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GynoSandberg
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I removed the pick matrix bc it wasn't updated once we switched to ESPn





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Lester Earl
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dont give a frick





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GynoSandberg
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Should I keep Revere over Myers to improve my speed?





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Lester Earl
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no





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Toula
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Good shite Marle. I've sacrificed a lil on keepers to add 3 picks in the top 5 rounds.

quote:

I really dont like Scherzer, besides his Ks.


Maybe I'm overvaluing him b/c of his 2nd half last year. 11-3, 2.53 ERA, 143 K's in 117 innings.

Nolan Ryan, Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez are the only other pitchers to finish season with K/9 over 11.







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3 picks in the first 5 rounds?







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