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    I'm gonna roll the dice on Daniel Norris.

    GoldBull is up for two.

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    At first I thought It was pretty surprising that out of the 4 teams there was only 1 first round MILB available.


    ...Then I remembered Gibbers is in this league so he has them all.

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    I'm looking to move up in the draft.

    I'll offer Pick 91 and Jason Hammel.

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    With the 44th pick, the Phillies select Kolten Wong, 2B - STL

    With the 45th pick, the Phillies select Brandon Nimmo, OF - NYM

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    Quote Originally Posted by jays4life19 View Post
    At first I thought It was pretty surprising that out of the 4 teams there was only 1 first round MILB available.


    ...Then I remembered Gibbers is in this league so he has them all.
    I've got 2...
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    Lol.. I'd be willing to bet everything i own in a race vs Bautista. I'm telling you seriously, he has no chance.

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    LTBF is on the clock

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    Quote Originally Posted by GoldBull View Post
    With the 44th pick, the Phillies select Kolten Wong, 2B - STL

    With the 45th pick, the Phillies select Brandon Nimmo, OF - NYM
    Ugh I should have traded up to grab Nimmo.
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    Synder is mediocre at best this year. Let me know when Synder is giving up less runs per game than Sanchez, until then I'll take Sanchez

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    I'll take Juan Nicasio. Dodgers is OTC
    See the ball and let it fly, Watch the ball soaring through the sky, Higher like a comet in the night air, Defying gravity is rare, Let the ball fly, Its homerun time!!!!!

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    Dodgers will select Will Harris RP

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    Quote Originally Posted by jays4life19 View Post
    I agree Tendi has a much safer floor but I think Schwarber has the higher ceiling in our format. Also, the deal was not a straight up swap. I turned down Tendi for Schwarber + picks. We probably went back and forth with 8-13 counters before I felt I got enough value in the other assets.

    I had a surplus of old OF and I did not need Choo and had a surplus in the BP and non closer guys pop up every year. I got Anthony Swarzak in the FA pool last year. I feel I can replace them easier.
    That's all fair. I just have strong opinions on the two main guys. As you know, I traded Tendi away last year and it's not a super comfortable feeling to be betting against his upside. I would have avoided putting yourself in that situation had I been you. As for Schwarber, his one-dimensional skill set makes me nervous. Guys like him can stop providing value to their real life teams very quickly and I feel like that clouds their fantasy outlook. That being said, you could really nail it with your picks and render the whole comparison moot.
    Last edited by KingKat; 10-13-2017 at 10:08 AM.
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    Reds on the clock.

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    Quick question:

    Are the rest of us allowed to pick up players, that are not part of the draft now?
    There's some juicy nuggets getting discarded.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AdamGreenwood View Post
    Quick question:

    Are the rest of us allowed to pick up players, that are not part of the draft now?
    There's some juicy nuggets getting discarded.
    Nope. Your team (and everyone team besides the 4 newbs) are locked from claiming players in the FA pool.

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    Nobody is allowed picking up players that weren't dropped by the dispersal draft teams. Even the dispersal teams are restricted to selecting those players. We'll probably put all FA's on waivers after the dispersal draft ends.
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    Unfortunately, they really skimped out on the crickets on mine because they add a pretty flavourful crunch element on top of the coleslaw.

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    Curses! Foiled again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AdamGreenwood View Post
    Curses! Foiled again.
    You would have gotten away with it, if not for those meddling commissioners.

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