I am starting a dynasty league , where we only have one draft (this year) and then 100% carryover season to season. Obviously, when evaluating players here you're thinking both short and long term production, basically you need to rank players on their entire career potential.
I got stuck with the 12th pick, and I want some feedback on who you like for their entire career.
I was briefly thinking about the following players which could be available at the 12th/13th turn position:
Carlos Quentin - 26
Ian Kinsler - 27
Josh Hamilton - 28
Nick Markakis - 25
B.J. Upton - 24
Lincecum (not really jazzed about going pitching this early)
You get the idea... Hanley, Reyes, Wright, Pujols, Grady, Braun, Longoria and maybe A-Rod/Utley will be gone by the time I pick.
Who would you build your team around? Anyone I am missing out who is both young and primed to have an excellent MLB career?
I'd rank them Tex, Upton, Markakis, Hamilton, Quentin, Kinsler then Lincecum.