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PostPosted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 11:57 pm
by Grouperman941
MLB.com wrote:They also are sure to help you feel confident as that next fantasy draft looms. Feel free to e-mail us with your own rankings, and let us know which players you think we overvalued or undervalued the most.


Go for it.

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2006 12:18 am
by orange12
MLB's rankings love the shortstop position. If a 12 team league drafted like this, by the end of the 3rd round, Tejada, Jeter, Rollins, Young, Furcal, and Jose Reyes would all be taken. Of course by then Randy Johnson, Beltran, Andruw Jones, Konerko, and Delgado are all still available.

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2006 12:22 am
by Ender
orange12 wrote:MLB's rankings love the shortstop position. If a 12 team league drafted like this, by the end of the 3rd round, Tejada, Jeter, Rollins, Young, Furcal, and Jose Reyes would all be taken. Of course by then Randy Johnson, Beltran, Andruw Jones, Konerko, and Delgado are all still available.


Well in a 12 team standard yahoo format assuming you believe in positional scarcity I fully agree with them.

I don't play that format and I'm not a big fan of position scarcity so I do agree with you :).

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2006 2:03 am
by GotowarMissAgnes
nuggets wrote:
Ender wrote: The listings aren't too bad though I of course have a number of players I disagree with (like Chad Tracy being way too high on the lists)


Someone who has input on player ranks has been listening to GTWMA


No way. They still have Soriano ranked too high.

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2006 2:13 am
by Iconoclastic
Josh Beckett ahead of Roy Halladay?

I do agree that the interface is excellent though.

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2006 2:54 am
by Thursday
Everybody's so quick to deride.

I'm sure you have ranked a few players that i would personally disagree with, but I'm not deriding you for it. If you don't like it as a source, don't use it! That simple.

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2006 12:22 pm
by thedude
I like the MLB.com preview... It always has such pretty pictures :-D .

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2006 12:29 pm
by Drdobs
I think was is always so frustrating about rankings of any kind is that they never actually take the format into consideration. Naturally, there are like 100 different styles of fantasy baseball so I understand the difficulty in doing this. This is really the only problem I have with the Fantasy rankings at MLB.com.

Other sites do a little better job by assigning stat projections to the players and then allowing you to input your league style format and the system then generates a ranking for you. So I agree with some of the comments on here regarding some of the questionable choices they made but on the other hand, from an "overall" standpoint, I think they do a pretty good job and no stone seems unturned.

I'm pretty sure Corey Swartz (sp?) has a lot of input on this list and I trust his fantasy knowledge.

Jon

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2006 12:54 pm
by DevilDriver
Bobby Abreu at #5? OK rankings but some players are completely out of place... Great graphics though ;-D