These rankings are based on projected cumulative value over the next 3 years. Minor league players have been excluded.
Coming home from a Washington Nationals game last week, a league mate and I got on the topic of Atlanta Braves OF Jason Heyward. This league mate drafted Heyward in our keeper league during a minor league draft before Heyward made his major league debut and has held on to him like a bride is counseled to hold on to her groom – for better or worse, for rich or poor, in sickness and health.
Are Carpenter’s injuries decreasing his keeper value?
In what seems to be almost official news, it looks like Cardinals SP Chris Carpenter will begin the season on the DL due to recent neck issues. While it’s expected that Carpenter won’t miss many starts, if I’m a Carpenter owner – I’m starting to map out the perfect opportunity to get rid of him. When healthy, there is no question that Carpenter still is one of the better pitchers in the game today. However, Carpenter is struggling more and more each year to stay on the field. [Read more...]
When the slow auction for my keeper league begins Friday morning, the first player I’m throwing out will be one of the two biggest international imports this offseason – either Yu Darvish or Yoenis Cespedes. And once I make that nominating bid, I will sit back and watch my league mates battle it out for two guys whose values are based all on hype and have very uncertain futures. [Read more...]
These rankings are based on projected cumulative value over the next 5 years. Minor league players have been excluded. Players who also qualify at a more-scarce position (2B, 3B, SS, C) have also been excluded and will be ranked at that more-scarce position.