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James LONEY

Postby Chris2525 » Wed May 08, 2013 11:06 am

Good pick up? Dudes hitting .300 seems to be a a good source for ribbies. Can he sustain his hot start? Thinking about taking a flier on him.... concerns?
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Re: James LONEY

Postby Mauddib » Wed May 08, 2013 2:14 pm

Worth a flyer but yes there are concerns. It is James Loney. He isn't likely to keep this up. Use him while he is hot and then ditch him when he comes back to his old James Loney self.

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Re: James LONEY

Postby FantasyJunkie787 » Fri May 10, 2013 4:45 am

I don't think he goes back to the "old' Loney, Rays do this all the time ,he has bought into their system and he is reaping the benefits, Kotchman before him among others, he is high avg low power, he is great for h2h leagues not as good for roto

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Re: James LONEY

Postby AceUpMySleeve » Fri May 10, 2013 8:02 am

Ask yourself this question:

Who has more homeruns at the end of the year?

James Loney

or

(Juan Pierre + Dee Gordon)

That should tell you all you need to know about Loney.
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Re: James LONEY

Postby Mauddib » Fri May 10, 2013 12:41 pm

FantasyJunkie787 wrote:I don't think he goes back to the "old' Loney, Rays do this all the time ,he has bought into their system and he is reaping the benefits, Kotchman before him among others, he is high avg low power, he is great for h2h leagues not as good for roto

Actually they don't do this all the time but they get credit for it.

Kotchman - .306 avg 10 HR 44 runs 48 RBI - Good avg but nothing else worth having
Pena - .197 avg 19HR 72 runs 61 RBI - Good number except for avg until you look at what he did two years prior which is more HR, more RBI and same runs.

So there is nothing that says Loney is suddenly going to be ownable because the Rays will turn him around.

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Re: James LONEY

Postby mdgross50 » Sat May 11, 2013 12:02 am

Nice, Muaddib.
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Re: James LONEY

Postby KaPluie » Tue May 14, 2013 6:19 am

I need a new 1B, and it is between Loney and Morneau. Any thought on which one has a better show at production ROS?

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Re: James LONEY

Postby Mauddib » Tue May 14, 2013 9:16 am

KaPluie wrote:I need a new 1B, and it is between Loney and Morneau. Any thought on which one has a better show at production ROS?

Go with Loney while he is hot and then drop him when he cools off.

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Re: James LONEY

Postby FantasyJunkie787 » Tue May 14, 2013 10:04 am

Mauddib wrote:
FantasyJunkie787 wrote:I don't think he goes back to the "old' Loney, Rays do this all the time ,he has bought into their system and he is reaping the benefits, Kotchman before him among others, he is high avg low power, he is great for h2h leagues not as good for roto

Actually they don't do this all the time but they get credit for it.

Kotchman - .306 avg 10 HR 44 runs 48 RBI - Good avg but nothing else worth having
Pena - .197 avg 19HR 72 runs 61 RBI - Good number except for avg until you look at what he did two years prior which is more HR, more RBI and same runs.

So there is nothing that says Loney is suddenly going to be ownable because the Rays will turn him around.


Well he kinda is doing something to be owned, again, Roto is not the only format, Loney is pretty valuable for H2H.

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Re: James LONEY

Postby EEE256 » Tue May 14, 2013 10:08 am

Drop David Freese for Loney while he's hitting?


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