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11:35 AM on 03/26/12 
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CubbyNick42
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I accepted that deal and picked up Mike Minor core Tyler Clippard.
doing the lord's work
11:37 AM on 03/26/12 
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have a draft for a 16 team league tonight, standard 5x5

any advice? don't think I've ever been in an MLB league that deep

Avoid risky guys in the early/mid rounds. If one of your top few picks doesn't pan out, you're fucked because there's nothing on the WW.
11:44 AM on 03/26/12 
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have a draft for a 16 team league tonight, standard 5x5

any advice? don't think I've ever been in an MLB league that deep
I did a 14 teamer last year and it was my first league of more than 12 teams. Definitely take less risks. Draft the guys you know will produce because someone else will take a risk early and it will set them back.
11:45 AM on 03/26/12 
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I had him two years ago when he first came up at the end of the season and he was key to my playoff run. I love him...even if he is a Brave.
12:12 PM on 03/26/12 
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Everyone should be drafting Mike Minor.

Mhmm...Good strike out rates. Faces mostly sub-standard offenses in the NL East. Only concern I have is a possibly poor infield defense, but Minor's going more than late enough to justify that risk.

I've been grabbing him everywhere I can.

I got him for $1 as my last pick in my draft....was hoping all draft that no one would nominate him while people still ahd cash left so I could get him cheap at the end. Between him, Beachy, and McCann on my team, I feel like a bit of a traitor haha
12:34 PM on 03/26/12 
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I got Minor for $1 as well towards the end. I was thrilled.
01:09 PM on 03/26/12 
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Just dropped my last pick (Saltalamachia) for Mike Minor, based on the hype in here. Any other nuggets people have that are probably on the waiver wire?
01:19 PM on 03/26/12 
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Just dropped my last pick (Saltalamachia) for Mike Minor, based on the hype in here. Any other nuggets people have that are probably on the waiver wire?

Depends how deep you're talking. I assume fairly shallow since Minor was on the wire. Maybe Duda? I like Moustakas to have a good year too. Lorenzo Cain has been killing it in the spring (I know spring stats don't matter) but he will probably bat 2nd now that Giovatella has been sent down and could be a nice power/speed guy.
01:26 PM on 03/26/12 
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My league's a 10 team mixer and there are some decent names left on the market that I really wanna pick up but am afraid to drop anyone before the season starts haha. But Dexter Fowler's still out there, Gaby Sanchez, Brandon Belt, Coco, etc. And some okay pitchers too.

Once injuries start to pile up though the waiver wire and FA pool is picked dry.
01:47 PM on 03/26/12 
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I think Fowler's going to have a superb year.
01:59 PM on 03/26/12 
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he and Trumbo are both still out there now that I look....I'd love to pick both of them up but I'm a giant pussy who doesn't wanna drop Beltran or Craig or Swisher or Alexei/Aybar until I see any of them falter a little bit haha.

But Angels announced they're gonna get Trumbo at least 30-40 games at 3rd and possibly more if his defense doesn't suck. And Mouse is the only 3B I have on my roster now so it's tempting.
02:33 PM on 03/26/12 
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Depends how deep you're talking. I assume fairly shallow since Minor was on the wire. Maybe Duda? I like Moustakas to have a good year too. Lorenzo Cain has been killing it in the spring (I know spring stats don't matter) but he will probably bat 2nd now that Giovatella has been sent down and could be a nice power/speed guy.



Ok, I am not good at this baseball thing, here is my team:

C: Miguel Monero
1B: Miguel Cabrera, Freddie Freeman, Paul Goldschmidt
2B: Howie Kendrick, Danny Espinosa
3B: Kevin Youkilis
SS: Elvis Andrus, J.J.Hardy
OF: Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Gonzalez, Jayson Werth, Cameron Maybin, Logan Morrison

SP: Zack Greinke, Jon Lester, Madison Bumgarner, Brandon McCarthy, Mike Minor
RP: Andrew Bailey, Neftali Feliz, Kenley Jansen, Daniel Bard


Notable availables: Dexter Fowler (OF), Brandon Belt (1B, OF), Mike Moustakas (3B), Lorenzo Cain (OF), Jason Kipnis (2B), Colby Rasmus (OF), and then a lot of people from yahoo's O-rank 171 on.

Any suggested moves?
02:35 PM on 03/26/12 
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Ok, I am not good at this baseball thing, here is my team:

C: Miguel Monero
1B: Miguel Cabrera, Freddie Freeman, Paul Goldschmidt
2B: Howie Kendrick, Danny Espinosa
3B: Kevin Youkilis
SS: Elvis Andrus, J.J.Hardy
OF: Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Gonzalez, Jayson Werth, Cameron Maybin, Logan Morrison

SP: Zack Greinke, Jon Lester, Madison Bumgarner, Brandon McCarthy, Mike Minor
RP: Andrew Bailey, Neftali Feliz, Kenley Jansen, Daniel Bard


Notable availables: Dexter Fowler (OF), Brandon Belt (1B, OF), Mike Moustakas (3B), Lorenzo Cain (OF), Jason Kipnis (2B), Colby Rasmus (OF), and then a lot of people from yahoo's O-rank 171 on.

Any suggested moves?
There's no reason to have three 1B. You're gonna struggle to compete in saves with just one closer.
03:12 PM on 03/26/12 
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Alright, so after the trade and pickups, my team looks like this. I like it a lot better. I think I'll need to trade an outfielder for a utility guy though...just for a bit of depth.

C: Carlos Santana
1B: Albert Pujols, Lucas Duda
2B: Jemile Weeks
3B: Kevin Youkilis
SS: Elvis Andrus
OF: Shin-Soo Choo, Jason Heyward, Carlos Beltran, Cameron Maybin, Dexter Fowler

SP: Roy Halladay, Felix Hernandez, Josh Johnson, Jaime Garcia, Kyle Lohse, Ryan Vogelsong, Mike Minor, Ricky Nolasco
RP: Drew Storen, Jim Johnson
03:15 PM on 03/26/12 
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I think Fowler's going to have a superb year.
I agree. I feel the same way about Cameron Maybin, even in that ballpark.



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