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Zephyrius
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Who is the next RA Dickey...

Who will be the 2013 version fantasy wise?

I have 2 nominations:

Mark Rogers SP Brewers; Former 1st round pick. Hit majors in 2010 but plagued by injuries... didn't play in 2011. Did pretty good coming in at the end of 2012. Had pretty good k/bb ratios and considering his limited experience has shown he can strike hitters out.

James Loney 1B TB; he has under achieved offensively but now moving to Tampa(he won't threaten to be an offensive mvp though)

Both could be nice pickups at the end of a draft or $1-$2 in an auction.

Any others out there?
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GynoSandberg
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
James Loney will never be good


I like Tommy Hanson to rebound


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tduecen
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
Ivan Nova, he improved his k/9 last season just didn't get the results
Hughes if he can reduce home runs will be a solid #3 for Yanks and guaranteed for 15 wins and 150 strikeouts

Dillion Gee from Mets could come back from injury as well
A lot of rebound candidates out there


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reddman
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
A biased pick for me is Homer Bailey. It finally clicked in the last year (especially in the second half and playoffs), and he has learned how to pitch in a hitter's park.




rondo
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
You really missed an opportunity there.


Should have said a homer pick imo.


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GynoSandberg
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
I'll throw out Billy Butler. I feel like this is his year


Zephyrius
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
quote:

James Loney will never be good


Kinda the point of the thread... I don't know anyone who expected Dickey to have the year he had.

Aren't all yankees potential all stars...

Homer Bailey is a good one.


tduecen
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
Who has a chance to be next Bautista/Encarnacion/Dickey/Alex Gordon

Someone who blossoms late in their career? Said 27 years or older?


rondo
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
Kendrys Morales is fiddin to blow the frick up IMO


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GynoSandberg
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
Well Dickey has been good the past 3 years. He had at least shown something.

Loney has never shown glimpses of power nah mean?


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tduecen
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
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Aren't all yankees potential all stars..
Two relatively young pitchers who could have big years....

Hughes last year posted a 7.8k/9 (improved from 5.8k/9)and a 2.2W/9 (improved from 3.3w/9) what did him in was 35 home runs allowed. He still won 16 games for the Yankees, if he cuts his home runs by say 10 he probably has 3 more wins and under a 4.00 ERA on year.

Nova improved his strike out rate from 5.3k/9 to 8.1k/9 and lowered his walk per 9 from 3.1 to 3.0. He allowed 28 home runs on season and allowed 10 hits per 9 as opposed to 8 the previous season.



tduecen
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
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I don't know anyone who expected Dickey to have the year he had.



He had a 3.28 ERA in 2011 in 32 starts
He had a 2.84 ERA in 2010 in 26 starts


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GynoSandberg
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
Yonder Alonso and Michael Saunders are two to watch.


Nova is an Edwin Jackson type pitcher. Sucks in fantasy but is an adequate SP IRL.

Hughes has potential I guess


tduecen
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
I like Brett Gardner if healthy (I'm biased on this one however) as I think he could be a 70+ steal guy with a .310+ avg and .350+ OBP

Although if Cards could get Matt Carpenter some playing time I think he could have a great year.


GynoSandberg
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
Gardner is a good one. He's better than Bourn who everyone slurps


rondo
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
Chris Black Young is gonnna thrive in Oak-town


GynoSandberg
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
Idk E

Arz is very hitter friendly

Oak is a bad hitters park


tduecen
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
Cubs have Barney who could take next step and would be 27


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rondo
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
quote:

Oak is a bad hitters park



Fenway is hitter friendly.....Josh Reddick gives zero fricks.


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Louie T
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re: Who is the next RA Dickey...
I think Ike Davis explodes, but he doesn't really qualify here. He's already a good MLB hitter.


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