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2010 Fantasy Baseball Running Advice Thread

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by outofplace, Jan 25, 2010.

  1. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    I know it's only January, but I can't be the only one with keeper lists due two weeks from now, can I?

    Who would you rather have in a keeper league, Carlos Quentin or Nelson Cruz?
  2. JakeandElwood

    JakeandElwood Well-Known Member

    Cruz, as much as I hate to say it. Quentin is better if he can stay healthy, but he hasn't proven that yet.
  3. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Two weeks from now? Your co-owners know the season begins in April, right?

    I would disagree with Jake and go with Quentin. Cruz strikes me as a one-year wonder. Quentin, if he's healthy, is an MVP candidate, and two years younger as well. Granted, him remaining healthy is a big if and you might want to go with the relatively safe choice. But Cruz broke out at 29 last year and had a horrible K/BB ratio. He's going to go way too high in drafts this year.
  4. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    I'm in three keepers and the ALL have cuts by Feb. 15. I never quite understood why, but they do.
  5. BRoth

    BRoth Member

    What site does everyone use for their leagues? I've pretty much always stuck to Yahoo, but never bothered to check out others. Anyone around here play Scoresheet?
  6. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    I've never used scoresheet. I have used STATS.com, which I didn't like at all. I have used Yahoo!, but only for free leagues. You give up a little control, but if you want a service for free, that's the way to go.

    All of my leagues are on CBS.Sportsline. Two of those, simply because the commissioners chose it and I'm used to it. The third, I pushed for it because we've got at least three owners who have their heads up their asses at all times and they need a website that helps with player evaluations and comparisons.
  7. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Their heads are better off up their asses. Sportsline's advice is the worst thing I've ever read. My six-year-old nephew could do better.
  8. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    My 12-team, NL-only, keeper, money, auction league is very late with it. Props to the guy who does it in DC, but we don't need to have the lists in until early March. We do the auction the Sunday before the season opens (or the day it "opens" for ESPN).

    Right now I have Uggla, Prince, Rasmus, Fowler, Kershaw as no brain keeps and a few (Pagan, Wolf, Yaddy Molina, Iannetta, Wolf, Kawakami, Freddy Sanchez, Cordero, Winn) who could be kept because they are a good value.

    Drew, Rowland, Church, Wright, Holliday will be dropped because they are overpriced.

    It's a hell of a league.

    Alonso, Parker, Walker and Alderson are all waiting in the minors.
  9. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    I'd keep Iannetta over Uggla, 93.

    Yeah, the latter will hit some homers/knock in runs, but good hitting catchers are hard to find.
  10. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    Only one problem. Iannetta isn't a good catcher. He showed some real promise in '08, but went right back to being a big disappointment in '09. Failed catching prospects are a Rockies' tradition.
  11. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    True, but you can always read it and do the opposite.
  12. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    Good points .... I'm just not an Uggla fan.

    Other than batting average, Iannetta wasn't bad when he played last season (16 HR in fewer than 300 at-bats, .804 OPS). That's not a problem anymore, since the Rockies let Torrealba go. I dunno, he seems like a great bounce-back candidate in 2010.
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