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 Post subject: 2013 Prospects-Who's the best long term 'Keeper'?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:14 am 

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In my roto league we can draft 1 player with MLB rookie status and 'sign' him for a 4 year contract.
(I'd love to sign Manny Machado but he is no longer considered a Rookie by MLB)

In year 2 he becomes your 12th round pick,
year 3, 10th round
year 4, 8th round.
My 'contract' with Wieters expired at the end of last season and I am looking towards the next prospect class for a replacement. Ideally, it would be a player that started on Opening Day 2013 but if he was promoted in May to a full time job that would be ok too.

Who fits this criteria best?
(Prospect list from
Feel free to make additional suggestions of players not listed below.

1 TEX SS Jurickson Profar
2 BAL RHP Dylan Bundy
3 TB OF Wil Myers
4 PIT RHP Gerrit Cole
5 CLE RHP Trevor Bauer
6 STL OF Oscar Taveras
7 SEA RHP Taijuan Walker
8 PIT RHP Jameson Taillon
9 NYM C Travis d’Arnaud
10 STL RHP Shelby Miller
11 CIN OF Billy Hamilton
12 BOS SS Xander Bogaerts
13 NYM RHP Zack Wheeler
14 ARZ LHP Tyler Skaggs
15 SEA LHP Danny Hultzen
16 MIA 1B Christian Yelich
17 MIA RHP Jose Fernandez
18 MIN SS Miguel Sano
19 TEX 3B Mike Olt
20 DET 3B Nick Castellanos
21 CHC SS Javier Baez
22 STL RHP Carlos Martinez
23 ATL RHP Julio Teheran
24 HOU SS Carlos Correa
25 CLE SS Francisco Lindor

10 Team Combo H2H points/Roto monthly scoring
Batting: (1B, BB, R, RBI=1pt) (2B, OFAST, SB=2) (CSC=3) (3B=4) (HR=5) (CS, PBC=-1) (E=-2)
Pitching: (INN, K=1pt) (PKO=2) (QS=6) (RW=7) (W=10) (S=11) (WP=-1) (B=-2) (BS=-7)
FA Pickups $3 Subs $1 (Only 5 SP subs allowed per month)

C Norris
1B Abreu
2B Altuve
3B Arenado
SS Segura
OF Upton
OF Marte
OF Blackmon
DH Davis
SP Kluber
SP Lester
SP Matz
SP Walker
SP Carrasco
CL Miller

2B Wong
OF Hamilton, B
SP Eovaldi
SP Rodon
SP Ross
SP Heaney
ML Velasquez

10 Team H2H League, non-PPR
No bench position roster limitations

Thanks for the feedback and advice in advance.

 Post subject: Re: 2013 Prospects-Who's the best long term 'Keeper'?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:08 pm 
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Profar, Taveras then Myers. Those would be my top three.

 Post subject: Re: 2013 Prospects-Who's the best long term 'Keeper'?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:32 pm 

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Agree with above. Then Yelich / Bogaerts for me.... Then I'd get into the arms. Yelich closer, Bogaerts ceiling is really high IMO.

13 Tm Mixed 11 Major 3 Minor Keeper "Midnight Crazies" (Est. 2003, 2014 Champion)
C Mesoraco, Dev (add)
1B Adams, Matt (Keeper)
2B Altuve, Jose (Keeper)
3B Frazier, Todd (Rd 21)
SS Escobar, Alcides (Rd 25)
MI Bogaerts, Xander (Minor Keeper)
CI Martinez, Victor (Trade Eaton and Addison Reed)
OF Martinez, J.D. (add)
OF Brantley, Michael (RD 28)
OF Arcia, Oswaldo (RD 18)
OF Jones, Adam (Keeper)
OF McCutchen, Andrew (Keeper)
DH Vargas, Kennys (add)
DH Sandoval, Pablo (Trade Desmond Jennings)

P Bumgarner, Madison (keeper)
P Cueto, Johnny (Rd 16)
P Gray, Sonny (keeper)
P Rondon, Hector (add)
P Shields, James (Traded Maikel Franco)
P Peralta, Wily (RD 23)
P Price, David (Keeper)
P Robertson, David (Trade Votto)
P Allen, Cody (Trade Votto)
P Stoman, Marcus (Trade Francisco Lindor)
Phillips, Brandon (trade moustakas)
Schoop, Jonathon (add)
Alcantara, Arismendy (R 36)
Aoki, Norichika (add)
Chisenhall, Lonnie (add)
Guerrero, Gabriel (add)
Rua, Ryan (add)
Walker, Christian (add)
Taveras, Oscar (Minor Keeper)RIP

Banuelos, Manny (add)
Minor, Mike (keeper)
Pomeranz, Drew (add)
Kazmir, Scott (RD 19)
Colome, Alex (add)
Gonzales, Marco (add)
Montero, Rafael (add)
Soriano, Rafael (RD 13)
Hendricks, Kyle (Waiver)

 Post subject: Re: 2013 Prospects-Who's the best long term 'Keeper'?
PostPosted: Fri Jan 11, 2013 6:52 am 

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Posts: 174
If you're looking long-term, Baez has to be in the conversation. However, I HIGHLY doubt he starts in Chicago for another year or two.

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