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Help with first few selections of draft

Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 12:18 pm
by Cabby
12 team H2H Keeper League
Keep 10 players

Categories: RBI, OBP, SB, R, TB
ERA, WHIP, SO, Wins+Quality Starts, Holds+Saves
Start 2 C, 1B, 2B, SS, 3B, CI, MI, 5 OF, U
6 SP, 3 RP

Keepers: 1B Adrian Gonzalez, SS Hanley Ramirez, 3B Ryan Zimmermann, OF Jose Bautista, OF Matt Holliday, OF Jason Werth, OF Carlos Gonzalez, SP Yovani Gallardo, SP Cole Hamels, P Neftali Feliz

Minor Keepers: Wil Myers, Wilin Rosario, Anthony Rendon, Jurickson Profar, Dominic Brown
Shelby Miller, Martin Perez, Jameson Taillon, Addison Reed, Archie Bradley

First off, what do you think of my base? I have the second pick in the upcoming snake draft, I also have an extra pick in round 3 of the draft. Who should i go with my first pick and what should I focus on in my first few picks?

Available players with my pick: Hitters: Chris Young Ari, Michael Morse, Corey Hart, Erick Aybar, Alexei Ramirez, Justin Morneau, Jose Tabata
Pitchers: Daniel Hudson, Brandon Beachy, Anibal Sanchez, John Axford, M. Rivera, JJ Putz, Ubaldo Jimenez, Brian Wilson, CLay Bucholtz, Marcum, Scherzer, Cory Luebke.

With my first pick I kinda want to take a pitcher(one of Hudson, Beachy or Sanchez) but if I pass on the available OF's(I like Chris Young here because we use OBP) there is a drop-off in talent because I will miss out of Morse and Hart and be left with Markakis, M. Cabrera, M. Joyce, Delmon Young, etc. If I choose an OF first, I should be able to get a good closer with my second pick and get someone like Scherzer, Marcum or Fister with my 3rd pick. thoughts?

sorry wrong forum

Re: Help with first few selections of draft

Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 1:03 pm
by chlenko
I'd take Krispie Young. There seems to be a good amount of SPs that should be available at your next pick.

Re: Help with first few selections of draft

Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 1:09 pm
by Cabby
If I use Bautista as an OF that would give me an OF of Jose Bautista, Carlos Gonzalez, Matt Holliday, Jason Werth and Crispie Young. I could also use Bautista as my CI too. Hard decision, I really like Hudson and Sanchez as well.

Re: Help with first few selections of draft

Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 3:28 pm
by SROSARIO324
I would go with Hudson.... Seems very solid and has potential to be better this year!!!

Re: Help with first few selections of draft

Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 10:43 pm
by ChipsWinston
If you decided to go SP, Beachy or Hudson is the choice.....Sanch isn't in their realm (he may be there for you in the 2nd actually)

I really really really like Beachy this year, but Hudson is probably the safer choice.