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Postby cody4548 » Mon Feb 07, 2005 10:08 pm

I see all these posts wanting to know about OF's, but mostly middle of the pack and up. I'm in a 13 team, 5X5, with a 5 OF requirement, I'm starting to run across some no-names, oldie but goodies, and 'I thought they retired' kind of players. I was wondering if some of you might kick in a little ranking help here.


R. Sanders
Biggio (Might see a little 2B this year)
Juan Rivera
Luis Gonzales
Shannon Stewart
Grissom
Willy Mo
Floyd
Burnitz
L. Nix
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Postby Lofunzo » Mon Feb 07, 2005 10:15 pm

These are the guys that I would consider (in order):

Luis Gonzales
Biggio
Burnitz
R. Sanders
Willy Mo
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Postby Absolutely Adequate » Mon Feb 07, 2005 10:29 pm

It depends what you need.

I'd take Shannon Stewart overall, followed by Biggio and Burnitz (unless you're desperate for homers, in which case he vaults to the top of the list).

But have you considered Richard Hidalgo? If those guys are still around, he may well still be around as well. And he's going to blow up this year in that lineup and ballpark.
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Postby cody4548 » Mon Feb 07, 2005 10:32 pm

Hidalgo is taken, he was a keeper for another team. I could probably use a little power, but not much. I'm sitting pretty good in speed as well. AVG has me concerned though. Thanks for your inputs.
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Postby Lofunzo » Mon Feb 07, 2005 10:35 pm

I think that Gonzalez can come back and post a nice 30-100 season again. I'm not sure about most of the other players on that list (save for Burnitz).
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Postby slomo007 » Mon Feb 07, 2005 10:37 pm

cody4548 wrote:Hidalgo is taken, he was a keeper for another team. I could probably use a little power, but not much. I'm sitting pretty good in speed as well. AVG has me concerned though. Thanks for your inputs.


If it's a keeper league, why is Wily Mo still available? :-?
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Re: Bottom of the Barrel OF's....????

Postby Absolutely Adequate » Mon Feb 07, 2005 10:38 pm

Gearing this towards average: Isn't there anybody else on the waiver wire?

cody4548 wrote:I see all these posts wanting to know about OF's, but mostly middle of the pack and up. I'm in a 13 team, 5X5, with a 5 OF requirement, I'm starting to run across some no-names, oldie but goodies, and 'I thought they retired' kind of players. I was wondering if some of you might kick in a little ranking help here.


R. Sanders Could easily hit .240
Biggio (Might see a little 2B this year) He's a .260 hitter these days.
Juan Rivera Won't play enough to matter
Luis Gonzales I'd prefer the one who plays for Colorado
Shannon Stewart He'll hit .300 when he plays, but he might miss 40 games.
Grissom Not if you need a good average.
Willy Mo Strikes out too often and doesn't walk. He'll be lucky to hit .250
Floyd He'll hit .285, but he'll miss more games than Stewart.
Burnitz Only if you need homers
L. Nix If he continues to platoon, he won't make enough of a dent to matter.

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Re: Bottom of the Barrel OF's....????

Postby cody4548 » Mon Feb 07, 2005 11:04 pm

Absolutely Adequate wrote:Gearing this towards average: Isn't there anybody else on the waiver wire?

cody4548 wrote:I see all these posts wanting to know about OF's, but mostly middle of the pack and up. I'm in a 13 team, 5X5, with a 5 OF requirement, I'm starting to run across some no-names, oldie but goodies, and 'I thought they retired' kind of players. I was wondering if some of you might kick in a little ranking help here.


R. Sanders Could easily hit .240
Biggio (Might see a little 2B this year) He's a .260 hitter these days.
Juan Rivera Won't play enough to matter
Luis Gonzales I'd prefer the one who plays for Colorado
Shannon Stewart He'll hit .300 when he plays, but he might miss 40 games.
Grissom Not if you need a good average.
Willy Mo Strikes out too often and doesn't walk. He'll be lucky to hit .250
Floyd He'll hit .285, but he'll miss more games than Stewart.
Burnitz Only if you need homers
L. Nix If he continues to platoon, he won't make enough of a dent to matter.

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Not many left, no. That's why it looks like the bottom of a nasty barrel. Here's a few more: Baldelli, Klesko, Sledge, Bigbie, Dye, Cruz Jr., Stairs. Slomo, this was the last year for it to be a keeper.
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Postby slomo007 » Mon Feb 07, 2005 11:07 pm

In that case, I would take LuGo. Dye would be my next choice.

I really don't see why everyone is so down on LuGo and yet so high on Shawn Green.
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Postby Mustangs989 » Mon Feb 07, 2005 11:11 pm

slomo007 wrote:I really don't see why everyone is so down on LuGo and yet so high on Shawn Green.

Because he'll be 38 this year and even when he was healthy last year he played horrible :-?
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