Scraping the bottom of the SAGNOF barrel

Steals/Saves Ain't Got No Face. Closers and speed talk. Which MRs are moving in? Which schmohawk speedster is getting steals at MI?
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Scraping the bottom of the SAGNOF barrel

Postby Fenris-77 » Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:37 am

I'm going to follow Grey's advice and draft some RPs as I swing towards the end of my draft since they should mostly be owned and bench bats are so 90s. That said, my research and baseball expertise (ha!) doesn't, in any way, stretch to include the bottom tier closers and MR types. My league doesn't count holds, but I'm ok with some vulture saves and ratio balancing. I was wondering if some of you guys would be willing to do a quick rank 'em for the following barrel scrapings...

Matt Thornton
Fernando Rodney
Kevin Gregg
Jason Frasor
Scott Downs
Ryan Madson
Joba Chamberlain (since Hughes seems to be in for the 5th spot)
Daniel Bard
Takahashi Saito

We're currently drafting the 16th round, so I have 8 rounds to add a couple more relief types on spec. I only have Marmol and Lindstom rostered so far, so adding some speculative RP types seems like a good idea.

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Re: Scraping the bottom of the SAGNOF barrel

Postby Grey » Thu Mar 25, 2010 8:30 am

Fenris-77 wrote:I'm going to follow Grey's advice and draft some RPs as I swing towards the end of my draft since they should mostly be owned and bench bats are so 90s. That said, my research and baseball expertise (ha!) doesn't, in any way, stretch to include the bottom tier closers and MR types. My league doesn't count holds, but I'm ok with some vulture saves and ratio balancing. I was wondering if some of you guys would be willing to do a quick rank 'em for the following barrel scrapings...

Matt Thornton
Fernando Rodney
Kevin Gregg
Jason Frasor
Scott Downs
Ryan Madson
Joba Chamberlain (since Hughes seems to be in for the 5th spot)
Daniel Bard
Takahashi Saito

We're currently drafting the 16th round, so I have 8 rounds to add a couple more relief types on spec. I only have Marmol and Lindstom rostered so far, so adding some speculative RP types seems like a good idea.


Gregg, Madson, Rodney, Downs...
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Re: Scraping the bottom of the SAGNOF barrel

Postby Fenris-77 » Thu Mar 25, 2010 10:12 am

Thanks! Now the trick, given how meh those options are what round do you think you'd move on them? I realize that's dependant on my specific draft to a great extent, so I'm asking more in general.

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Re: Scraping the bottom of the SAGNOF barrel

Postby Grey » Thu Mar 25, 2010 10:12 am

Last rounds...
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Re: Scraping the bottom of the SAGNOF barrel

Postby Fenris-77 » Thu Mar 25, 2010 10:18 am

Cool. I have a related RP question. I thought Neftali Feliz was going to be starting, but it appears that won't be the case (at least according to a recent ESPN piece). If Feliz is going be a reliever, where would you slot him into that list above?

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Re: Scraping the bottom of the SAGNOF barrel

Postby Grey » Thu Mar 25, 2010 11:04 am

Before Rodney...
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Re: Scraping the bottom of the SAGNOF barrel

Postby Fenris-77 » Thu Mar 25, 2010 11:10 am

Awesome, thanks again. :mrgreen:

Thanks as well for being such a formative influence on my fantasy baseball vocab too. I read your stuff more than anyone elses heading into my draft, and I find myself salting my forum posts with schmohawk, doode, SAGNOF, portmanteau and a bunch of other stuff. :lol:

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Re: Scraping the bottom of the SAGNOF barrel

Postby Fenris-77 » Fri Mar 26, 2010 2:00 pm

According to the Jays twitter monkey Jordan Bastian, Cito just said that he's leaning toward leaving Frasor in with the closer gig, saying "he hasn't done anything to lose it" (about 10 minutes ago). Since Frasor is a better pitcher than Gregg, how much do you bump Frasor's value if this is accurate?

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Re: Scraping the bottom of the SAGNOF barrel

Postby Grey » Fri Mar 26, 2010 2:22 pm

Yeah, he hasn't done anything to lose it in the last ten minutes. Joking. Frasor gets bumped up to the bottom of the donkeycorns if it's him.
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Re: Scraping the bottom of the SAGNOF barrel

Postby Fenris-77 » Fri Mar 26, 2010 2:36 pm

I hate Cito. Fakking hate him. Grrr.

Thanks though, I can live with trial donkeycorn status. Had I known this about an hour ago I would have drafted Frasor based on the tweet, and I don't even want to think about how that makes me look. :lol:


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