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    Keeper pitchers: Shields Gray A.Wood and then? +2 more

    by Nick Mar 14, 2015 1:28 PM
    Nick Nick Mar 16, 2015 2:42 PM Flag

    i'll go Jansen & Allen,
    so i can focus SP value at the draft, surely Archer, maybe Cashner
    i'll get cheap middle relievers up for saves soon at the end , as we count Holds
    Wheeler is out, ! Cingrani goes in relief !! ;(

    as for Myers, he's heating up, ... not Kole

  • Reply to

    Keeper pitchers: Shields Gray A.Wood and then? +2 more

    by Nick Mar 14, 2015 1:28 PM
    Nick Nick Mar 14, 2015 6:43 PM Flag

    i think i'm full at bat ! need to rebuild pitching staff
    and i'm not sold about Kole this season... so that's why i'm going Myers instead

  • Keeper team since 2006 – now we keep 14 players ! i won last year ;p
    My batting staff is powerful:
    Encarnacion – Bautista – Altuve – Desmond – Springer – Wong – Carpenter – S.Perez – Myers (dropping Calhoun – Kendrick – Pearce)

    my pitching team is : J.Shields -S.Gray -A.Wood
    i’m usually keeping 1 closer (Jansen for sure last seasons) but not paying too much for saves, especially because we count Holds! and that’s how i got Cody Allen and Mark Melancon, also Britton – then got saves at the end!
    i need to rebuild my ptiching staff, as it was previously: Josh Johnson – Dan Haren – Roy Halladay – Matt Moore !!!! and lost Greinke in a trade when he broke intelligently his fibula!

    So the last 2 keepers should be :
    still KJ?? and/or Melancon / Allen / Wheeler /Archer /Salazar??
    (i’d drop Cashner Odorizzi, Romo, Moore)

    i like Archer : highest floor
    Salazar has the most upside
    Wheeler may put the best overall numbers but struggles in spring
    Allen is up for a great season
    K.Jansen is the best long-term.

    other solution: drop 1 more batter: ? Perez (can go later in draft)? Carpenter (only runs)? Myers (love this youngster underated)

  • Nick Nick Mar 14, 2014 4:12 AM Flag

    here is how i landed last night:
    1. Archer : all the others went before : Uheara Cain Ryu Tanaka: 5Ps on the 5 1st picks, next was BBuxton !!!
    2. A.Wood: reaching for him, little panic pick, cause Reed went 1pick before me, also P Cueto Lynn, Grilli CJanssen, JimJohnson
    3. Rex Brothers: he'll take Hawkins spot during the year. hesitation with Frieri, cause Samard came 1 pick before me, pick after was TJWalker
    4. Zack Wheeler, with Kuroda still on board! and ALL the RPs are going now...
    5. Billy Butler still on board! couldn't pass on him as the RPs i wanted were out except Parnell
    6. Straily! i have to complete my pitching staff, but too good OF or 1B on board, gone same round: Cruz, Yelich, MAdams, Gattis, Bourn, Belt
    7. Melancon: no saves, Holds then!!
    8. Cody allen: no saves, Holds then!!! 2 tops relievers that could end up closers behind Grilli and Axford. was hesitating with YVentura, gone just after!
    9. My P team is pretty much set now, maybe a good rookie: OF K Calhoun! in case Bautista gets injured! was hesitating with Seager 3B, but i have 3!
    10. NA spot to fill, all the others already picked top prospects,,, i landed Javier Baez, when i was focusing Sano-not-now
    11. almost last pick, about to pick Moss-30HR, gone before, or Khris Davis, i choose D Ruf 1B/OF in Philly
    12. already too many batters,,,, looked for a called-up top prospect: Erik Johnson

    What do you guys think?
    SPs: Moore Cashner Gray Archer A.Wood Wheeler Straily EJohnson
    RPs: KJansen Brothers Melancon Allen

  • Nick Nick Mar 13, 2014 8:42 AM Flag

    UP !! draft in 11hours ...
    trying 1.Ryu 2.Reed 3.Archer?

  • Nick Nick Mar 12, 2014 10:55 AM Flag

    Check this UP ^^

    Medlen may be out of the discussion now... i'd take Ryu because I have Kenley closing in LAD!
    So wins and saves may come together !
    but i really want my Chris Archer back,,, Reed is really tempting as well, i'll focus him like i did for Jansen before!

    my bet would be on Allen as a future reliever,,,for this year and the nextS ;)

  • 10 teams, 14 keepers! so pool is already half empty!
    my team is full with batters: C: Perez 1B: Fielder 2B: Altuve 3B: Encarnacion SS: Desmond OF: CarGo Choo Bautista Util: Carpenter, Wright
    but for the pitching staff i'm thin with SP Matt Moore, Cashner, Gray RP KJansen
    avalaible at the draft are: Matt Cain, Ryu, Medlen, Tanaka, Samardjiza, then Cueto, Liriano, Kuroda, Garza, then Lynn, Archer, Buccholtz, Burnett...
    I pick 6th. so Cain should be gone by then. i like the Dodgers team, so Ryu could be the value here. Medlen got sligthly injured, Tanaka in NY :/ ? i had Samard on my team, and got nothing except Ks.
    i'm really leaning toward Chris Archer i love, but should i secure him with a 1st round pick? what if i wait 2nd round pick 16th?
    hopefully other managers will battle for good batters avb: like Zobrist, Philips, Butler, Beltran, DJennings, M.Adams ... Ev.Cabrera can be a nice pick, and i'll try to have some shares of José Abreu...
    ho btw, there are many good RPs to get as well.. Uheara, Grilli, CJanssen, Reed, but don't pay for saves too early

    what do you guys think ?
    thanks, Nick

  • Reply to

    Keeper league : pick 12 !!

    by Nick Jan 29, 2014 7:49 AM
    Nick Nick Jan 29, 2014 9:42 AM Flag

    Y! didn't post everything!
    those missing:
    Benched: released at the draft: can be picked up after round 12:
    3B: Middlebrooks bad avg.
    3B: Miguel Sano future star, injury concern, mid-season call? I don’t want to let him go
    OF: Carlos Beltran (25HR,0.300) oldies but goodies
    OF Nelson Cruz’oïd’(+25/5) no job for 2014!
    Util: Billy Butler
    SP: Sonny Gray bright future in OAK
    SP: Andrew Cashner nice conversion from RP to SP, good 2013 end of season
    SP: Samardzija mediocre 2013 season, ERA 4 but still manage +200Ks : rebound year?

  • Competitive league, 10 teams 12 keepers ! Teams have improved years after years, after more than 5 seasons
    Give me your advice looking at my team. I’m pretty much set at bat, but I’m desperate at pitch! I’ll be focused and aggressive at draft at the SP position! Is Tanaka a favorite pick after those?
    Last season I traded Greinke when injured, and I dropped Josh Johnson , Dan Haren and Doc Halladay, who I had the previous seasons!

    Here is how I’m set for now:
    C: Salvador Perez bright future at catcher position (top 5)
    1B: Prince Fielder +25HR
    2B: José Altuve +35SB
    3B: David Wright (20/20)
    SS: Ian Desmond (20/20)
    OF1: Carlos Gonzalez (+25/20/0.300)
    OF2: José Bautista (30/10) trade time, For a top SP?
    OF3: Choo (20/20) replacing N.Cruz as a Texas Ranger!
    (to keep ? or go Sano, SP (Cashner, Gray, Walker?) and OF pool is deep)
    Util1: Encarnacion (1B/3B) (+35/5) (combo traded with Choo for Greinke /Myers)
    Util2: Matt Carpenter (2B) (126runs! avg:0.320!)
    SP1: Matt Moore 17W in TB
    RP1: Kenley Jansen (+30SV, ERA 4 but still manage +200Ks : rebound year?
    SP: Jamison Taillon fighting to earn a spot in PIT rotation, future ace?
    SP Taijuan Walker already in starting gix with the Mariners, future ace 21years old?
    SP: Chris Archer nice rookie season, starting in TB with nice pitching group
    SP: Chris Tillman nice surprise with 16 wins
    RP: Jason Grilli +30saves
    RP: Rex Brothers relief pitchers are just so shaky, draft later!

    Thanks for your help, Nick

  • Reply to

    big trade: i give Myers Kemp Greinke !

    by Nick Jun 22, 2013 8:59 AM
    Nick Nick Jun 23, 2013 12:12 PM Flag

    the biggest concern is loosing Myers,,, but i get Cruz who is smashing the ball !! ^^
    i loose Kemp, tricky and not a confident keeper anymore due to physical weakness, and Greinke,,, tricky as w(h)ell this season...
    i need to work this trade to get some piching back! what about a Shelby Miller? i can make a Billy But(t)ler deal as i get encarnacion...

  • Reply to

    big trade: i give Myers Kemp Greinke !

    by Nick Jun 22, 2013 8:59 AM
    Nick Nick Jun 22, 2013 6:29 PM Flag

    and then,, Myers hits a grand slam! ....

  • the guy is offering me : encarnacion 3B, Beltran Cruz CocoCrisp +Soochoo OF!! except Choo, the other 4 were fantastic last month!!
    i already have too many OF, but can drop Kelly Johnson and Clippard cooling down! and make another trade to upgrade my pitching staff
    i have Myers since last year in this keeper league!
    please answer today :)

  • hi guys i have Josh in my keeper team since 3 years...is iy time to jump off the boat: he's hard to trade now, and almost on the DL...
    others to note: ROY halladay and Greinke were my other keepers!!!
    David Phelps is a K pitcher and starts today vs HOU, would he be a nice asset for in a keeper team!? luckyly i picked Tony "K" Cingrani, and i have Matt Moore, Milone and Samardzija to settle my SPitching stats

  • Nick Nick Mar 18, 2012 10:43 AM Flag

    And for those wondering:
    My keeper Team is:
    1B Fielder
    3B Wright
    SS Rollins
    OF Kemp Bautista CarGo
    Util Lawrie Butler
    SP Greinke Haren Garza JJ

  • Nick Nick Mar 18, 2012 10:33 AM Flag

    Yeah you're damn Good!!!
    Especially cause i mistaken on The steals: It's 37 not 47 expected ;)

    I'd take Butler before BJ for avg
    But I'm Missing a 2B...
    Rickie Weeks to be kept for JJohnson or try to get one later?

  • Nick Nick Mar 18, 2012 9:25 AM Flag

    A: Butler
    B: Kendrick
    C: BJ Upton
    D: Weeks R
    E: Ichiro, not Coco...

    Those are Espn projections for 2012

    For now i'd take Butler, rather thanBJ but Weeks is also tempting at 2B, but then i'd drop a SP: Garza or JJ

  • My keeper Team is set, but i need to pick up The last One
    stats : Runs HR RBI SB Avg
    Player A: 76/19/92/1/0,298 steady Power high avg
    Player B: 81/15/69/15/0,282 allround safe
    Player C: 85/20/73/39/0,247 CAN you take this low avg?
    Player D: 88/24/61/9/0,266 injury prone
    Player E: 81/6/45/47/0,290 speed and avg, No Power

  • Nick Nick Feb 29, 2012 4:32 AM Flag


  • Nick Nick Feb 25, 2012 4:09 PM Flag

    Yo!! What do you guys think of my f@cking French team!!??

  • Nick Nick Feb 21, 2012 5:10 PM Flag

    1B Fielder 3B Wright SS Rollins OF kemp Bautista Cargo
    SP Greinke Haren Garza JJ util Lawrie BJ Upton

    So i CAN focus 2B and RP as draft begins? And try to get back Weeks or Kendrick and Hanrahan ...???

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