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A.J. Burnett 2013 Outlook


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#1 dfresh713

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:34 PM

He's been announced Pittsburg's opening Pitcher. Will there be a repeat like 2012.

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 06:31 PM

Surprising to see this thread get no action. Big value if he can repeat last year.
Want help in your A/C threads? Give details!!! Keeper/dynasty/redraft, ppr, league size, who is on your roster, roto/H2H, scoring system, etc.

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 06:45 PM

Losing the Astros from that division takes some of his appeal away. Reds upgraded there lineup, Cards are super tough, Brewers are tough, the Cubs and Astros were the whipping boys you could count for a QS start against just about everytime out. I still think he is a solid 5/6 SP, you just have to be smart with where and who you start him against. He is not an every turn out starter at this point.

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 06:51 PM

Losing the Astros from that division takes some of his appeal away. Reds upgraded there lineup, Cards are super tough, Brewers are tough, the Cubs and Astros were the whipping boys you could count for a QS start against just about everytime out. I still think he is a solid 5/6 SP, you just have to be smart with where and who you start him against. He is not an every turn out starter at this point.


Outside of the top 15-20 pitchers, no one is an every turn out starter. Burnett is being drafted around 200, so he's a good value pick.

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 07:15 PM

His peripherals really matched well with what he did last year, as he greatly improved his control and induced lots of ground balls. It will be interesting to see if he can maintain the gains he made in terms of BB numbers. Certainly moving to the NL helped keep his Ks plentiful too.

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 07:36 PM

His peripherals really matched well with what he did last year, as he greatly improved his control and induced lots of ground balls. It will be interesting to see if he can maintain the gains he made in terms of BB numbers. Certainly moving to the NL helped keep his Ks plentiful too.


Yup. His peripherals were nastyyyy. This is Moneyball right here. No one wants this guy, but the deep, underlying peripherals are really fantastic.

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Posted 01 April 2013 - 01:41 PM

AJ has 7 K's through 3 innings. Looking studly so far!
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) - Tony Romo, Colin Kaepernick, Chad Henne, Geno Smith, Shaun Hill
RB/FLEX (2) - DeMarco Murray, Doug Martin, Matt Asiata, Jeremy Miller, Carlos Hyde, Mark Ingram, Knile Davis
WR (4) - Calvin Johnson, Michael Crabtree, TY Hilton, Brian Quick, Rueben Randle, Josh Gordon, Justin Hunter
TE (2) - Rob Gronkowski, Heath Miller, Martellus Bennett
K (2) - Shayne Graham, Nate Freese
DEF (2) - Cleveland, New Orleans
IDP (4) - Lavonte David, Jared Mayo, Alec Ogletree, Ryan Shazier

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Posted 01 April 2013 - 01:42 PM


His peripherals really matched well with what he did last year, as he greatly improved his control and induced lots of ground balls. It will be interesting to see if he can maintain the gains he made in terms of BB numbers. Certainly moving to the NL helped keep his Ks plentiful too.


Yup. His peripherals were nastyyyy. This is Moneyball right here. No one wants this guy, but the deep, underlying peripherals are really fantastic.


Great points. So far so good today. Gave up the bomb to Rizzo, but 7 K's ZERO walks so far. Gimme more of that.
12 team 8x8 Roto Redraft League
Hitting (AVG, OBP, SLG, R RBI, HR, SB,)
Pitching (QS, WHIP, ERA, K, S, HO, K/9, H/9)

C--Buster Posey
C---Jason Castro
1B---Paul Goldschmidt
2B---Ian Kinsler
3B---Nolan Arenado
SS---Alexei Ramirez
CI---Anthony Rizzo
MI---Josh Rutledge
OF---Justin Upton, Austin Jackson, Dexter Fowler, Josh Reddick
UTIL---Billy Butler, Peter Bourjos
Bench---Eric Young. Jr, Ike Davis, Dustin Ackley

SP---Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels, Rick Porcello, Justin Masterson
RP---Edward Mujica, Jim Henderson, Huston Street, Brett Cecil, Mark Melancon, Junichi Tazawa, Tony Cingrani, Andrew Miller, Al Alburquerque

DL---Derek Jeter, Jedd Gyroko, Alex Cobb, Brandon Morrow, Sean Marshall

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Posted 01 April 2013 - 01:51 PM



His peripherals really matched well with what he did last year, as he greatly improved his control and induced lots of ground balls. It will be interesting to see if he can maintain the gains he made in terms of BB numbers. Certainly moving to the NL helped keep his Ks plentiful too.


Yup. His peripherals were nastyyyy. This is Moneyball right here. No one wants this guy, but the deep, underlying peripherals are really fantastic.


Great points. So far so good today. Gave up the bomb to Rizzo, but 7 K's ZERO walks so far. Gimme more of that.

nice jinx there

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Posted 01 April 2013 - 02:00 PM




His peripherals really matched well with what he did last year, as he greatly improved his control and induced lots of ground balls. It will be interesting to see if he can maintain the gains he made in terms of BB numbers. Certainly moving to the NL helped keep his Ks plentiful too.


Yup. His peripherals were nastyyyy. This is Moneyball right here. No one wants this guy, but the deep, underlying peripherals are really fantastic.


Great points. So far so good today. Gave up the bomb to Rizzo, but 7 K's ZERO walks so far. Gimme more of that.

nice jinx there


By "jinx", do you mean just worked his way out of a tight jam including 2 Ks?? Yres, he did give up a walk, but looked pretty cool and composed working his way out of 2nd and 3rd with nobody out. I'll take it.

Edited by Neymar, 01 April 2013 - 02:02 PM.


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Posted 06 April 2013 - 08:02 PM

Anyone starting him against the Dodgers tonight?
8 team .5PPR, 2 QB League
QB: Peyton Manning, Matthew Stafford
WR: Demaryius Thomas, Pierre Garcon
RB: Le'Veon Bell, Arian Foster
TE: Jason Witten
W/T: Cordarrelle Patterson
W/R: Reggie Bush
Bench: Ben Tate, Marques Colston, Reggie Wayne, Pierre Thomas, Reuben Randle, Terrance West, Alex Smith

K: Dan Bailey
DEF: Carolina Panthers

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 08:34 PM

off to a good start


Bottom 1st: LA Dodgers
- M. Ellis struck out swinging
- M. Kemp struck out swinging
- A. Gonzalez struck out swinging

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 10:21 PM

AJ is a strikeout machine these first two starts of the season. 19 Ks in 11 innings.

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 10:27 PM

That knuckle curve is sick.

He looks so composed compared to his early years. Even in the first few innings where they thought the dodgers were stealing signs he just adjusted and moved on.

Pretty fun guy to watch!

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 10:48 PM

Despite being 36 years old, his stuff is still really good. Burnett was routinely hitting 96 with his fastball and his curve was nasty as usual. Glad I decided to start him even though he didn't pick up the QS.
8 team .5PPR, 2 QB League
QB: Peyton Manning, Matthew Stafford
WR: Demaryius Thomas, Pierre Garcon
RB: Le'Veon Bell, Arian Foster
TE: Jason Witten
W/T: Cordarrelle Patterson
W/R: Reggie Bush
Bench: Ben Tate, Marques Colston, Reggie Wayne, Pierre Thomas, Reuben Randle, Terrance West, Alex Smith

K: Dan Bailey
DEF: Carolina Panthers

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 07:47 PM

STUD!!!
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) - Tony Romo, Colin Kaepernick, Chad Henne, Geno Smith, Shaun Hill
RB/FLEX (2) - DeMarco Murray, Doug Martin, Matt Asiata, Jeremy Miller, Carlos Hyde, Mark Ingram, Knile Davis
WR (4) - Calvin Johnson, Michael Crabtree, TY Hilton, Brian Quick, Rueben Randle, Josh Gordon, Justin Hunter
TE (2) - Rob Gronkowski, Heath Miller, Martellus Bennett
K (2) - Shayne Graham, Nate Freese
DEF (2) - Cleveland, New Orleans
IDP (4) - Lavonte David, Jared Mayo, Alec Ogletree, Ryan Shazier

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 07:50 PM

The lance berkman of pitchers. Will be the biggest steal of the draft if he remains healthy. Passed over in drafts solely due to age but he's a strikeout artist on an improving team in the NL
I back the realest and original Polanco :-)

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 08:29 PM

And finally a QS to go along with all the Ks!

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 08:33 PM

He will finish the season 0-15 with a 3era
16 Team Dynasty with Milb rosters (40 man mlb, 35 man milb) 15 start limit, points league
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C: Posey
1B: Lind
2B: Kipnis
3B: Lamb
SS: Asdrubal
IF: Hardy
OF: McCutchen, Trout, Beltran, Harrison
U: Gattis, Alvarez, Moustakas
Bench: Ruf, Escobar, Sizemore, Grossman, Dietrich

SP: Zimmerman, Kazmir, Cashner, deGrom, Holland, Simon, Kennedy, Duffy, Morton, Hutchison, McCarthy, Carrasco, Volquez, Miguel Gonzalez, Feldman, Wada, Capuano
RP: Holland, Rosenthal, Melancon, Doolittle, Ramos, Morris, Cecil, Giles
Prospects (35 man rosters):
Bundy, Dahl, Schwarber, Carson Sands, Gillaspie, Medeiros, Luis Ortiz, Miguel A Gonzalez, Cameron Varga, Lorenzen, Lugo, Franmil Reyes, Chase Vallot, Adalberto Mejia, Mella, Heredia, Mike Montgomery, Joan Gregorio, Wendle, Jefry Rodriguez, Vaugh Bryan, Palka, Kevin Franklin, Juan De Leon, Willy Adames, Slegers, Hockin, Max George, Hentges, DeCarr, Tyler DeLoach, Josh Prevost, Amaurys Minier, Yu-Cheng Chang

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 08:38 PM

So frustrating to see him pitch so well consistently and not get W's.
ESPN 12 Team H2H Points (keep 3)
C Santana
1B Encarnacion
2B Rendon
3B Longoria
SS Bogaerts
2B/SS Lowrie
1B/3B
Carter
OF Cruz
OF Braun
OF Soler
OF
Pearce
OF Calhoun
UT Dickerson
BN Betts
SP Cueto, Fister, Wood, Arrieta, Wheeler, Stroman, Pineda, Fiers, Minor, DeGrom, Carrasco