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  • Hockeyfan Hockeyfan Mar 23, 2008 9:44 PM Flag

    Rate my team please.

    Did I have a good draft? This is my first fantasy baseball league and I think I did pretty well, but it's always nice to get some outside opinions.

    David Wright 3B
    Aramis Ramírez 3B
    David Ortiz 1B
    Derrek Lee 1B
    Robinson Canó 2B
    Alfonso Soriano OF
    Carlos Lee OF
    Manny Ramírez OF
    Hideki Matsui OF
    Gary Sheffield OF
    Víctor Martínez C,1B
    Michael Young SS
    Miguel Tejada SS


    Johan Santana SP
    Carlos Zambrano SP
    Brett Myers SP,RP
    Daisuke Matsuzaka SP
    Francisco Liriano SP
    Matt Cain SP
    Billy Wagner RP
    Tim Lincecum SP

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    • Here's an example of how I drafted a 10 team H2H 6X6 (add K's for hitters and L's for pitchers) 1 Util slot, so I have 2 BN hitters in Votto and Blalock. I am soft on Saves, but at the time was counting on Marmol getting the job in Chicago and subsequently picked up Accardo for Neshek. Still have 4 reliever c apable of 100 K's and the worst WHIP last year was Hughes at 1.28:

      1. (1) Alex Rodriguez 3B
      2. (20) Carlos Lee LF
      3. (21) Ichiro Suzuki CF
      4. (40) Bobby Abreu RF
      5. (41) Derek Jeter SS
      6. (60) Derrek Lee 1B
      7. (61) Carlos Pena 1B
      8. (80) John Smoltz SP
      9. (81) Aaron Harang SP
      10. (100) Vernon Wells CF
      11. (101) Francisco Liriano SP
      12. (120) Raul Ibanez LF
      13. (121) Howie Kendrick 2B
      14. (140) Carlos Marmol RP
      15. (141) Troy Percival RP
      16. (160) Heath Bell RP
      17. (161) Phil Hughes SP
      18. (180) Kevin Gregg RP
      19. (181) Aaron Hill 2B
      20. (200) Jonathan Broxton RP
      21. (201) Randy Johnson SP
      22. (220) Rafael Betancourt RP
      23. (221) Hank Blalock 3B
      24. (240) Joey Votto 1B,LF
      25. (241) Pat Neshek RP
      26. (260) J.R. Towles C

    • honestly one of the best teams I've ever seen.

      I do an awesome 20 team league every year. We have only a few spots left in the league this year, and we're looking to draft ASAP beacuse the season starts on the 25th. So feel free to jump in, rank players, and be ready for another fun, competative season. Have a great baseball season everyone.



      -Scotty



      League ID#:104352
      League Name:Drug Free and Proud
      Password:web gem
      Custom League URL:http://baseball.fantasysports.yahoo.com/league/hello_baseball
      Season Type:Full
      Draft Type:Autopick Draft
      Max Teams:20
      Scoring Type:Rotisserie
      Player Universe:All baseball
      Max Moves:No maximum
      Max Trades:No maximum
      Trade Reject Time:2
      Trade End Date:August 10, 2008
      Waiver Time:2 days
      Can't Cut List Provider:Yahoo! Sports
      Trade Review:League Votes
      Post Draft Players:Follow Waiver Rules
      Max Games Played:162
      Max Innings Pitched:1275
      Weekly Deadline:Daily - Tomorrow
      Start Scoring on:Monday, Mar 24
      Roster Positions:C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, OF, OF, OF, Util, Util, P, P, P, P, P, P, P, BN, BN, BN, BN, BN, DL, DL, DL
      Stat Categories:R, H, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, W, SV, K, HLD, ERA, WHIP

    • Lincecum has way more upside than Cain; I'd drop Cain and Myers, even Tejada. In a 6 team league, there will be stars available as FA, and you need the few extra steals more than the power in Young -vs-Tejada. Aramis AND Matsui seems too much for Sabathia, but that's my opinion. Don't feel you have to "lock in" on specific players. I'd try to trade a Matsui for someone like Smoltz, for instance. Don't think you have to go after Sabathia because you still are upset over missing him by 2 draft slots.

    • You have lots of great hitters and pitchers..much better than the players I have..I'd say for a first timer u got lucky..good luck...
      Laura

    • Lots of old guard there, that kind of line-up makes me nervous due to injuries. In a six man league there's a few of "this years shits" that are going to happen...watch the stats closely and do your research..then... play to win.

    • Trade Aramis and Matsui for SP, drop Myers and Cain for Saves. In a 6 team league, you won't survive the category with 1 closer, and there are likely still several available. Consider top MR's as well; if you can keep your lineup full, there is a lot of value/inning in guys like Bell, Betancourt, Broxton. Vulture wins/saves, good ratios and good K rates. If Zambrano comes out of the gate hot, I would personally try to trade him; always seems to melt down somewhere along the line. By the same token, don't let a slow start by Santana tempt you to trade--he is typically better late than in the 1st 2 months. Great hitters on your bench do you no good, SP can be rotated in on days they actually play, greatly increasing counting stats in pitching--just remember top MR can be better options than high-WHIP, low K starters.

    • Overall not bad for a first try. I would say your weaknesses lie in speed and saves not a tone there. I would also say some of yours guys have some injury risk.

      Also truth is 6 team leagues tend to be bunched together. so your probably not going to be far fron teh top or the bottom. Simple math a bad category hurts you less. You finsh last in saves you lose 5 point to the winner of the cat instead of 9 in a 10 team.

      So managing your team will probably be the difference. Keep an eye on waiver wire guys and guys having breakout years. Since the Free agent pool will be vast those opportunties will be the difference.

      6 teams leagues are a good way to start next year grab a few more friends and step up[ the skill level with a 10 or 12 team league.

      Good luck in your first year have fun. I don't listen to the previous absolute moron.

    • I'd give it a 5 star if you have 8-12 people in your league, otherwise I'd give it a 3-4 star if you have any less.

    • Ever heard of perspective knippplehead? Ya got to outline such things as number of teams, scoring stats etc. I'd rate your team as one managed by an idiot.

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