To echo previous statements, this was a fascinating draft. I saw players come off the board ahead, sometimes well ahead, of where I expected, given my assumption that the vast majority of the league are regular readers here. The loss of certain players definitely changed the way I thought my team would look.
Rd 1, p4 - David Wright 3B - actually thought about Miggy, but had to face Grey in the morning..."do you still respect me?"
Rd 2, p21 - Prince Fielder 1B - ringing in my ears: "If you don't get one in this tier..."
Rd 3, p28 - Brandon Phillips 2B - maybe should've gone for a power OF, but Kemp was gone...
Rd 4, p45 - Carlos Quentin OF - wanted Alexei here but he was gone; besides, CQ sounds better than Al-Ram
Rd 5, p52 - Shane Victorino OF - I feel the need, the need for speed...
Rd 6, p69 - Josh Beckett SP - wasn't going to do SP until after Rd 6, but there's Josh on the street hiking his skirt at #69
Rd 7, p76 - Carlos Delgado Util or CI - too early for C or RP, so why not?
Rd 8, p93 - Brad Lidge RP - I lookup and say to myself, "Self, Lidge is still there" and Self replies, "Eh could do worse..."
Rd 9, p100 - J.J. Hardy SS - panic...shear panic...
Rd 10, p117 - Brad Hawpe OF - who knew Upton, Cruz and Milledge would be gone so soon; thought I'd be able to come to them
Rd 11, p124 - Adam Wainwright SP - Beckett needed someone to be the man...
Rd 12, p141 - Chien-Ming Wang SP - ...and someone to hold the camera
Rd 13, p148 - Chris Iannetta C - what was I thinking? I could've waited on this!!!
Rd 14, p165 - David Price SP - He'll be a starter...at some point...won't he?
Rd 15, p172 - Carlos Gomez OF - If he wears an "S" on his shirt, does that make him "S CarGo"?
Rd 16, p189 - Matt Garza SP - man, I didn't want so many AL pitchers...
Rd 17, p196 - Jered Weaver SP - ...but i just can't stop myself. I need AL-Anon
Rd 18, p213 - Dallas McPherson Util or CI - prolly should've ben Balentien 'cause he as a "W" in his name
Rd 19, p220 - Yunel Escobar MI - prolly should've been Burriss
Rd 20, p237 - George Sherrill RP - Someone to hold hands with Lidge on those long summer nights in the bullpen...
Rd 21, p244 - Jose Arredondo, RP - ...he's just here for the food
Rd 22, p261 - Franklin Gutierrez OF - nothing wrong with a little Fra-Gu, or, as I like to call him "Klin-tierrez"
Rd 23, p268 - Hideki Okajima RP - this was an affirmative action pick
Rd 24, p285 - Chris Dickerson OF - maybe, just maybe, he'll earn this 28th pick
Rd 25, p292 - Matt Thornton RP - uh...it was late?
SP Price (eventually....)
I think I'm hurting in power, avg and Ks, but we'll see...
Whole Votto Love
10-team 5x5 Standard H2H
1B C Davis
OF x 3 J Upton, A Jones, McCutchen
Util x 2 Choo, D Brown
DL A Jackson
P Zimmerman, Moore, Cobb, Peavy, Ryu, Liriano, Straily
RP Wilhelmsen, Mujica, K-Rod, Jansen
DL Henderson, Beachy
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