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I am in a 10 team Dynasty Auction Roto League. It's a league that's been going on for quite some time and we anticipate that to remain (meaning our Keepers could be on our team for a while). We're allowed to keep FOUR players only at only $1 per Keeper, no exceptions and no penalties. Our positions are: C, 1B, 2B, SS, 3B, 1B/3B, 2B/SS and 4 OF positions. I'm trying to decide which of the following FOUR to keep:
1. Chase Utley
2. Carlos Gonzalez
3. Jose Reyes
4. Adrian Gonzalez
5. Matt Holliday
6. Justin Upton
Up until recently Utley was always a no-brainer for me but I've recently started to have second thoughts on him b/c of his shoulder issues (he's scheduled to get a shot for his right knee tendinitis and he missed 50 games last year). What are your thoughts on the four players I should keep and why?
Utley is a big concern on my draft boards as well.
I would keep the Gonzo's. Both are in ridiculous HR/RBI situations.
I would keep Reyes just because of positional scarcity and you'll already be drafting 2B with you first pick after dropping Utley.
Holliday and Upton are a coin flip for me. Holliday seems more steady and if you like his numbers go with him. Upton has a bigger upside [IMO] and might be worth the gamble.
If there is no good option for 2B in the FA pool then drop the 2 alsoran OF's and keep Utley. Even at 75% he's a darn good
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In an Auction you keep the guys at the best value and i think that would be Agonz Cargo Holliday and Upton. Like other people were saying utley is getting up in age and he also has knee tendinitis right now. Reyes is a no brainer throw back becasue is it even possible for him to saty healthy you dont know and then he only has value if he steals like 60 bases and he may have difficulty doing that. Dont give up on Upton he may be a year a way from being a first round guy but he will be worth the wait. Think value in an auction becasue if you want you can always redraft any of these guys if you really want them back.
See my point on difficulty!? Everyone that's answered has had a different combination. The one thing we can all agree on is that CarGo and Gonzo are definite keepers. So, really, the decision is between Utley, Holliday, Reyes and Upton.
Keep both Gonzalez(es), Reyes and Holliday. You will need to keep Reyes because the SS position is so thin this year. Don't worry about Utley, let him be someone else's problem. Whatever you do, DON'T keep 3 OF.
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How is he very injury prone? He had 1 injured season in 2009 that carried over in to 2010 and he had a very solid season after his return last year. 2005-2008 he played 149 games or more every year.
SS that can hit 15-20 hrs and steal 40+ bases with a .280+ BA, I'll take it. He's Carl Crawford at SS basically.
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