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Mark Reynolds 2013 OutlookI promise to hit .250 and not get 400Ks this season


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#1 Suikoden

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 08:28 PM

I think this year is a bounce back for the guy.  32HR 88 RBI.
20 team keeper H2H (took over the team), standard Yahoo.  Keepers below.  NA's get put into NA slots (5 max)
C:  d'Arnaud 1B: Eric Hosmer 2B: Brad Miller SS: Owings 3B: Manny Machado OF: Stanton OF: Heyward OF: Myers
Util:  Jose Abreu Bench: Avila, Schoop, Solarte, Baez (NA)
SP: Homer Bailey SP: Shelby Miller RP: Rosenthal RP: Soria P: Motte, Broxton, Withrow, Storen, Allen, Webb
Bench: Pineda, Ryu, Stroman and Meyer (Both NA's)
Trades: 1) Taijuan Walker and 5th rounder for Ryu and 4th rounder

Money league Roto
C- Carlos Sant 1B) Mash Abreu 2b) Altuve 3b) E5 SS) Rollins OF- Braun, Harper, Werth Util- Melky Morse
Bench: Brad Miller, Hosmer, Hill, Solarte  NAs: Bryant and Springer
SPs:  Sale, Cain, Ventura, Hudson RPs:  Reed Balfour Papelbon Soria Bench: Ubaldo DL- Walker
Trades: 1) Joey Bats and Panda for E5 and Werth

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 03:03 AM

Just signed w my tribe, I hope you're right
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#3 Theoneupper

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 06:11 AM

View PostWahooManiac, on 10 December 2012 - 03:03 AM, said:

Just signed w my tribe, I hope you're right
I hope so too!

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 09:49 PM

View PostTheoneupper, on 10 December 2012 - 06:11 AM, said:

View PostWahooManiac, on 10 December 2012 - 03:03 AM, said:

Just signed w my tribe, I hope you're right
I hope so too!

Would be nice to see a bounceback but Progressive isn't exactly power hitter friendly. Only problem with drafting him is if he's not hitting those homeruns you don't get much of anything from him. Still can't be much worse than majority of last year.

Edited by Ragnaroker, 10 December 2012 - 09:50 PM.


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Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:57 PM

he is who he is

in a mixed 5x5 or H2H league, he's undraftable and you pick him up when he's hitting and drop him when he goes 0/21 with 11 Ks
in an AL only league, he's cheap power
in an OBP league, he has sneaky late round value
I will never draft Francisco Liriano ever again.

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 08:41 AM

Where is he hitting in the lineup this season?

If he could get his average up to .250-.260 he'd be nice value with 3B eligibility.
Competitive start 2 QB, 0.5 PPR, 12 team H2H deep re-draft league, all TDs = 6 pts. Roster below (starting spots in brackets):

QB (2) - Peyton Manning, Tony Romo, Brandon Weeden, Terrelle Pryor
RB/FLEX (3) - Trent Richardson, Darren Sproles, Chris Ivory, Ronnie Hillman, Lance Dunbar, Knile Davis, Robert Turbin, Andre Ellignton
WR (4) - Roddy White, Vincent Jackson, Dwayne Bowe, Miles Austin, Justin Blackmon, Ruben Randle
TE (2) - Jimmy Graham, Jason Witten, Jordan Reed
K (2) - Garrett Hartley, Randy Bullock
DEF (2) - San Francisco, Minnesota, Philadelphia
IDP (4) - D'Qwell Jackson, NaVorro Bowman, Chad Greenway, Kiko Alonso

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 08:53 AM

View Postgbill2004, on 24 March 2013 - 08:41 AM, said:

Where is he hitting in the lineup this season?

If he could get his average up to .250-.260 he'd be nice value with 3B eligibility.

He's been a full time player for 5 years and he's 29 years old.  He is what he is.
2008 - .239
2009 - .260
2010 - .198
2011 - .221
2012 - .221

It's possible he could hit .260 again but I doubt it.

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 09:27 AM

we go through this every year.
1) get him cheap
2) put in bench
3) when he starts hitting HRs, put him in
4) when he cools down, bench him

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 10:46 AM

I wouldn't knock him for playing in Progressive Field. Doesn't Reynolds hit moon shots?

It's interesting how strong a spring he's had, so he's caught my attention, but I'd hate to rely on him anywhere...

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 10:55 AM

I dont know how productive he will be if he is in the #6 spot in the batting order.  Like someone prior said...ride him when he's hot but otherwise he's a bench player at best.  Strikes out way too much and has a horrible BA and OBP.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 01:36 PM

View PostSuikoden, on 09 December 2012 - 08:28 PM, said:

I think this year is a bounce back for the guy.  32HR 88 RBI.

29HR to go..come on buddy
20 team keeper H2H (took over the team), standard Yahoo.  Keepers below.  NA's get put into NA slots (5 max)
C:  d'Arnaud 1B: Eric Hosmer 2B: Brad Miller SS: Owings 3B: Manny Machado OF: Stanton OF: Heyward OF: Myers
Util:  Jose Abreu Bench: Avila, Schoop, Solarte, Baez (NA)
SP: Homer Bailey SP: Shelby Miller RP: Rosenthal RP: Soria P: Motte, Broxton, Withrow, Storen, Allen, Webb
Bench: Pineda, Ryu, Stroman and Meyer (Both NA's)
Trades: 1) Taijuan Walker and 5th rounder for Ryu and 4th rounder

Money league Roto
C- Carlos Sant 1B) Mash Abreu 2b) Altuve 3b) E5 SS) Rollins OF- Braun, Harper, Werth Util- Melky Morse
Bench: Brad Miller, Hosmer, Hill, Solarte  NAs: Bryant and Springer
SPs:  Sale, Cain, Ventura, Hudson RPs:  Reed Balfour Papelbon Soria Bench: Ubaldo DL- Walker
Trades: 1) Joey Bats and Panda for E5 and Werth

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 01:43 PM

Reynolds was one of the most undervalued guys on draft day, especially with the complete lack of depth in the 3B field this year.

As long as the Indians are patient with him, he will hit 40 bombs this year.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 01:47 PM

Typical Reynolds hot streak.  Don't let the fact that it's occurring in week 1 make you think he's going to be any different this year than last.  I own him in 1 league...but I know what I'm dealing with here.  Everybody that's furiously adding him at this point will be dropping him in 3 weeks more than likely.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 01:49 PM

Great source of power to have as a backup. When he hits his homers they usually come in a short time span.

Edited by elrey, 07 April 2013 - 01:49 PM.


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Posted 07 April 2013 - 02:00 PM

View PostNeymar, on 07 April 2013 - 01:47 PM, said:

Typical Reynolds hot streak.  Don't let the fact that it's occurring in week 1 make you think he's going to be any different this year than last.  I own him in 1 league...but I know what I'm dealing with here.  Everybody that's furiously adding him at this point will be dropping him in 3 weeks more than likely.

Partially true, but with just about every decent 3B hurt right now, he suddenly becomes very valuable.

30+ bombs is 30+ bombs, no matter how you slice it.  He wont give you BA or a ton of steals but will give you the counting numbers in every other important power stat in fantasy.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 02:02 PM

View PostJaNelson38, on 07 April 2013 - 02:00 PM, said:

View PostNeymar, on 07 April 2013 - 01:47 PM, said:

Typical Reynolds hot streak.  Don't let the fact that it's occurring in week 1 make you think he's going to be any different this year than last.  I own him in 1 league...but I know what I'm dealing with here.  Everybody that's furiously adding him at this point will be dropping him in 3 weeks more than likely.

Partially true, but with just about every decent 3B hurt right now, he suddenly becomes very valuable.

30+ bombs is 30+ bombs, no matter how you slice it.  He wont give you BA or a ton of steals but will give you the counting numbers in every other important power stat in fantasy.

30 bombs is great....but when combined with a .200 BA and almost no steals, it's not nearly as great.  If you own any other guy projected to hit sub-.250, it's probably a bad idea to roster Reynolds as anything other than a bench piece.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 02:31 PM

Hitting big boy bombs! Another one!
14 Team Total Points - Weekly Lineup Locks [hitting scoring] 1 pt per single, run, rbi, bb, sb, hbp - 2 pts per double - 3 pts per triple - 4 pts per home run [pitching scoring] 15 pts per win, 3 pts per QS, 2 pts per CG, 1 pt per K, 10 pts per no hitter, 5 pts per perfect game, 8 pts per save, relief win
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3B: Kyle Seager
SS: Starlin Castro
OF: Mike Trout
OF: Giancarlo Stanton
OF: Alex Rios
DH: David Ortiz
SP: Zack Greinke
SP: Jered Weaver
SP: Johnny Cueto
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Posted 07 April 2013 - 02:32 PM

Is he streaky or is this sustainable, within reason?
Competitive start 2 QB, 0.5 PPR, 12 team H2H deep re-draft league, all TDs = 6 pts. Roster below (starting spots in brackets):

QB (2) - Peyton Manning, Tony Romo, Brandon Weeden, Terrelle Pryor
RB/FLEX (3) - Trent Richardson, Darren Sproles, Chris Ivory, Ronnie Hillman, Lance Dunbar, Knile Davis, Robert Turbin, Andre Ellignton
WR (4) - Roddy White, Vincent Jackson, Dwayne Bowe, Miles Austin, Justin Blackmon, Ruben Randle
TE (2) - Jimmy Graham, Jason Witten, Jordan Reed
K (2) - Garrett Hartley, Randy Bullock
DEF (2) - San Francisco, Minnesota, Philadelphia
IDP (4) - D'Qwell Jackson, NaVorro Bowman, Chad Greenway, Kiko Alonso

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 02:33 PM

View Postgbill2004, on 07 April 2013 - 02:32 PM, said:

Is he streaky or is this sustainable, within reason?

Seriously?

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 02:33 PM

View PostNeymar, on 07 April 2013 - 02:33 PM, said:

View Postgbill2004, on 07 April 2013 - 02:32 PM, said:

Is he streaky or is this sustainable, within reason?

Seriously?

Yes.
Competitive start 2 QB, 0.5 PPR, 12 team H2H deep re-draft league, all TDs = 6 pts. Roster below (starting spots in brackets):

QB (2) - Peyton Manning, Tony Romo, Brandon Weeden, Terrelle Pryor
RB/FLEX (3) - Trent Richardson, Darren Sproles, Chris Ivory, Ronnie Hillman, Lance Dunbar, Knile Davis, Robert Turbin, Andre Ellignton
WR (4) - Roddy White, Vincent Jackson, Dwayne Bowe, Miles Austin, Justin Blackmon, Ruben Randle
TE (2) - Jimmy Graham, Jason Witten, Jordan Reed
K (2) - Garrett Hartley, Randy Bullock
DEF (2) - San Francisco, Minnesota, Philadelphia
IDP (4) - D'Qwell Jackson, NaVorro Bowman, Chad Greenway, Kiko Alonso




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