Cole vs. Fernandez

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Cole vs. Fernandez

Postby JoeyShats » Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:23 pm

Obviously Fernandez is ranked higher both for 2014 and longterm, but would you rather have Fernandez OR Cole + Anthony Rizzo? Fernandez and Cole have the same salaries and the league is heavily pitcher friendly, so is Fernandez's upside that much higher than Cole that i should sacrifice Rizzo's potential? What does everyone think? How do these two compare in 2014 and beyond? Thanks.

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Re: Cole vs. Fernandez

Postby Grey » Thu Jan 30, 2014 9:14 pm

I'd take Cole and Rizzo
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Re: Cole vs. Fernandez

Postby apoxonbothyourhouses » Sat Feb 01, 2014 3:28 am

I think people are sleeping on Rizzo a bit. Is the guy the monster he was in AAA? Probably not. But his BA will increase as he becomes more comfortable with pitch recognition. If he keeps the FB/HR% where it is and increases his BA (not to mention his BABIP), he's going to be very, very good for a long time.

That level of production will offset the difference between Cole and Fernandez (which I see as being not as big as people suggest as I see regression (a tad) for Fernandez and progression from Cole).

So, Cole + Rizzo is a win, in my eyes.

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Re: Cole vs. Fernandez

Postby jreason11 » Mon Feb 03, 2014 3:09 pm

I dont know that JoFer is going to be more valuable than Cole long term.

Rizzo + Cole is more than enough for me.

12 team 6 keeper.

1B- Goldschmidt
OF- Bautista
OF- Bruce
OF- Rios
OF- Puig
UTIL- Longoria

Bench: Pujols,

SP- Harvey, Miller, Samardzija, Cole

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