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teix or d wright?

Postby btp » Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:08 am

a better rd 2 pick?

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Re: teix or d wright?

Postby Bourne » Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:27 am

Depends on your first pick... Read today's blog?
RCL Cracking the Whip: (5x5 ESPN roto)
C: Weiters
1B,3B,CI: Encarnacion, Wright, Alanso
2B,SS,MI: Getz, Kozma, Uggla
5xOF: Kemp, Holliday, Hunter, Soriano, Crisp
1xUtil: Markakis
Bn: Hill, Aybar
DL: Hart
SP: MadBum, Zimmermann, Morrow, Annibal Sanchez, Lynn, Anderson
RP: League, Parnell, Benoit, Hernandez

12 team F&F: (6x6 Yahoo! H2H with OPS and Losses)
C: Cervelli
1B,3B,CI: Gold, Zimmerman, Frazier
2B,SS,MI: Phillips, Ruthledge, Bonifacio
4xOF: Braun, Hamilton, Cruz, Hunter
2xUtil: Chris Davis, Span
SP: Latos, Moore, Zimmermann, Niese, Milone, Griffin, Miller, Cingrani, ~Streamer~
RP: Holland, Janssen, Perkins, Bailey, Valverde
2xNA: Straily, Grandal

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Re: teix or d wright?

Postby Paper Tiger » Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:32 am

I don't think first pick matters that much. I'd rather have Tex and his fairly consistent production than Wright and his injuries and power outages. You can grab cheap steals in the OF much later in the draft.

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Re: teix or d wright?

Postby jasongoum » Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:01 pm

Wright COULD have more value, but I'd go big Tex. I have Wright on my keeper squad and could barely get anything for him when I tried. Wright needs a change of scenery, then I'd grab him.
12 team full keeper: 7x7.
C: Sanchez
1st: Davis/ Wil Myers
2nd: Schoop
3rd: Franco
SS: Diaz
Of: Brantley
Of: Bryant
Of:
Util: Swanson
Bench: Russel, Myers or Davis
Minors: Meadows/ Is. Diaz/ Mateo/ Bader/ Cozens
DL:
P: Moore
P: Kershaw
P: Strassy
P: Urias
P: Servino
P: Wacha
P: Glasnow
P: Manea
P: Bradley
RP: Reed
RP: Cabrera
Bench: Brandon Mauer

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Re: teix or d wright?

Postby Paper Tiger » Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:14 pm

Wright is a tough sell at this point. Last season was such a mess that nobody really wants to touch him from a keeper standpoint. I'm holding for peak value, but I won't hesitate to trade him if he gets off to a hot start.

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Re: teix or d wright?

Postby wynams » Tue Feb 21, 2012 2:27 pm

If players are close, consult the surrounding bats ... Teix by a lot!
12 Team Mixed, H2H Points, Keeper - 2x[DL]
C- JMontero
1B- Votto
2B- Rutledge
3B- Frazier
SS- Lowrie
CI- Encarnacion
MI- Segura
OF- Choo
OF- JUpton
OF- Bourn
OF- Rasmus
OF- Moss
U- Kinsler

SPs: Darvish, Price, Lester, Bailey, Niese, Cahill, Lincecum, Teheran, Nova
RPs: Rodney, Parnell, Perkins, Mujica

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Re: teix or d wright?

Postby JoeC » Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:15 pm

Wright. The only thing that might make it a question is Wright's more extensive injury history, but the guy has put up 500 at-bats every year of his career except his rookie year and last year.

Assuming you get something close to Wright's 2010, you will wonder how you ever allowed yourself to even consider Tex:

2010 Wright: .283 BA, 29 HR, 103 RBI, 87 R, 19 SB
2011 Tex: .248 BA, 39 HR, 111 RBI, 90 R, 4 SB

You lose about 10 home runs and ~10 RBIs, but you gain .03 points in BA and 15 SBs. I'll take that.

Of course all this depends on who you took in the first round...


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