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Postby theclefe » Thu Jun 23, 2005 6:46 am

go_jays_go wrote:Wells
Griffey
Anderson
Mench


I fifth
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Postby WittyC » Thu Jun 23, 2005 1:37 pm

ocmusicjunkie wrote:To be quick about my view on Wells...

He had a big season when he had great protection around him. Outside of that, I see a guy with a career OPS of .812- good, but not that good.

On the other hand, Mench has a ton of protection around him. He also has a higher career OPS (.853), and certainly has been better this season.

Anderson has a lower OPS (.805), but has more meat around him in the lineup. He also has had multiple all-star quality seasons, where Wells had one.

Basically, I say Wells is on the "downside" because I think people still are viewing him as a guy who hits 30+ jacks with 110+ RBI- something I don't expect he'll ever do on a regular basis.


He may not be living up to his hype right now, but keep in mind that this is a guy who led the bigs in hits in '03. Protection or not, that's no small feat.

He had one bad month and the fantasy world is ready to throw him to the dump for a guy who doesn't even play full time. Mench has shown some nice potential, but if Texas doesn't have enough faith to put him on the field every day, then I certainly don't have enough faith to put him in my fantasy roster everyday.

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Postby Box » Thu Jun 23, 2005 1:45 pm

baseball6791 wrote:Anderson
Wells
Mench
Griffey


Thats what I've got, no way Griff stays healthy much longer.
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Postby nmarq8 » Thu Jun 23, 2005 5:40 pm

Box wrote:
baseball6791 wrote:Anderson
Wells
Mench
Griffey


Thats what I've got, no way Griff stays healthy much longer.


;-D Same order for me...I know you should assume full health in doing these projections, but saying griffey will stay healthy the rest of the way is like saying darryl strawberry will never do coke again.
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Postby mweir145 » Thu Jun 23, 2005 6:40 pm

Wells
Anderson
Griffey
Mench

Vernon Wells is most certainly not on the downside in his career. I mean he is still in his mid-20s... The problem so far this year though, might be that he is trying to pull the ball for homeruns this year almost every at bat. This leads to a decrease in average, and more strikeouts, but also the benefit of more home runs. I'm pretty sure he is on pace for 30+ this year, but he needs to start hitting the ball more to opposite field like he did in 2003. He still would be the best option on that list with Garret Anderson a close 2nd.
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Postby bigh0rt » Thu Jun 23, 2005 6:46 pm

Can't believe the lack of love for Mench in this thread. :-*
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Postby OaklandAces » Thu Jun 23, 2005 6:59 pm

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Mench
Wells
Griffey
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Postby ocmusicjunkie » Thu Jun 23, 2005 7:29 pm

WittyC wrote:
ocmusicjunkie wrote:To be quick about my view on Wells...

He had a big season when he had great protection around him. Outside of that, I see a guy with a career OPS of .812- good, but not that good.

On the other hand, Mench has a ton of protection around him. He also has a higher career OPS (.853), and certainly has been better this season.

Anderson has a lower OPS (.805), but has more meat around him in the lineup. He also has had multiple all-star quality seasons, where Wells had one.

Basically, I say Wells is on the "downside" because I think people still are viewing him as a guy who hits 30+ jacks with 110+ RBI- something I don't expect he'll ever do on a regular basis.


He may not be living up to his hype right now, but keep in mind that this is a guy who led the bigs in hits in '03. Protection or not, that's no small feat.

He had one bad month and the fantasy world is ready to throw him to the dump for a guy who doesn't even play full time. Mench has shown some nice potential, but if Texas doesn't have enough faith to put him on the field every day, then I certainly don't have enough faith to put him in my fantasy roster everyday.

Wells
Anderson
Mench
Griffey


Wells has played in 68 of his teams 72 games. Mench has played in 61 of their 70. So he's had an extra five days off so far this season. Last year, Soriano only played 145 games. I don't think that missing even 20 games during the full season has much impact on value. :-b
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Postby Half Massed » Thu Jun 23, 2005 7:53 pm

anderson
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Postby George_Foreman » Thu Jun 23, 2005 7:58 pm

wells
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griffy
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