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Mike Moustakas 2013 Outlook


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#1 BxBOMBERs28

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 12:27 PM

Whats the outlook on this guy? Good first half last year.. horrible second half.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 01:50 PM

He has legit 30+ HR power, but I think he is being undervalued thus far in drafts.
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Posted 24 March 2013 - 10:35 PM

It's just ST, but he's been crushing the ball. He's a good candidate to take a step forward this year. This KC lineup should be be better this year too.

Kate Upton: Fantasy MVP (10 team H2H points)

C: Jonathan Lucroy / 1B: Jose Abreu / 2B: Dustin Pedroia / SS: Troy Tulowitzki / 3B: Nolan Arenado / MI: Jimmy Rollins / CI: David Wright / OF: Bryce Harper, J.D. Martinez, Brandon Moss, Steve Pearce, Travis Snider / UTIL: Mike Napoli, Seth Smith / DL: Josh Hamilton

 

SP: David Price, Matt Harvey, Carlos Carrasco, Clay Buchholz, Drew Hutchison, Bartolo Colon, Scott Kazmir, A.J. Burnett / RP: Cody Allen, Steve Cishek

DL: Jose Fernandez, Scott Doolittle

 

 

99 Problems But a Pitch Ain't 1 (8 team H2H points)

C: Devin Mesoraco / 1B: Miguel Cabrera / 2B: Brian Dozier / SS: Troy Tulowitzki / 3B: Carlos Santana / MI: Hanley Ramirez / CI: Joey Votto / OF: Bryce Harper, Mookie Betts, Shin-Soo Choo, J.D. Martinez, Brandon Moss / UTIL: Ben Zobrist, Russell Martin

 

SP: Johnny Cueto, Matt Harvey, Hishashi Iwakuma, Ian Kennedy, Phil Hughes, Justin Verlander, [Streamer] / RP: Cody Allen, Dellin Betances, Hector Rondon

DL: Chris Sale, Jose Fernandez


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Posted 24 March 2013 - 10:46 PM

Can't believe there's so little hype in here for him playing so well.
{16 Team H2H Points}

C. Vogt
1B. Frazier
2B. Gordon
3B. Longoria
SS. Rollins
LF. Carter
CF. Kemp
RF. Stanton
Util. Morneau

DL: Tulowitzki
DL: Pollock

Bench:Bryant

SP. Fernandez, Kershaw, Hamels, Gray, Wheeler, Pineda, Kohler,Paxton, Miller, Milone

RP. Robertson Betances, Benoit, Feliz, Familia,

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 10:52 PM

People got turned off by his mediocre last season. He's a good post-hype breakout candidate. He's only 24.

Can't believe there's so little hype in here for him playing so well.


Kate Upton: Fantasy MVP (10 team H2H points)

C: Jonathan Lucroy / 1B: Jose Abreu / 2B: Dustin Pedroia / SS: Troy Tulowitzki / 3B: Nolan Arenado / MI: Jimmy Rollins / CI: David Wright / OF: Bryce Harper, J.D. Martinez, Brandon Moss, Steve Pearce, Travis Snider / UTIL: Mike Napoli, Seth Smith / DL: Josh Hamilton

 

SP: David Price, Matt Harvey, Carlos Carrasco, Clay Buchholz, Drew Hutchison, Bartolo Colon, Scott Kazmir, A.J. Burnett / RP: Cody Allen, Steve Cishek

DL: Jose Fernandez, Scott Doolittle

 

 

99 Problems But a Pitch Ain't 1 (8 team H2H points)

C: Devin Mesoraco / 1B: Miguel Cabrera / 2B: Brian Dozier / SS: Troy Tulowitzki / 3B: Carlos Santana / MI: Hanley Ramirez / CI: Joey Votto / OF: Bryce Harper, Mookie Betts, Shin-Soo Choo, J.D. Martinez, Brandon Moss / UTIL: Ben Zobrist, Russell Martin

 

SP: Johnny Cueto, Matt Harvey, Hishashi Iwakuma, Ian Kennedy, Phil Hughes, Justin Verlander, [Streamer] / RP: Cody Allen, Dellin Betances, Hector Rondon

DL: Chris Sale, Jose Fernandez


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Posted 24 March 2013 - 11:20 PM

I hate the lineup.
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Posted 24 March 2013 - 11:39 PM

I semi reached for him in round 11, pick 124 of a 12 team keeper (espn ranked him at around 140 something) to backup and eventually replace my aramis. Got high hopes for him.

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 12:02 AM

This thread will be a lot longer 2 months from now.

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 08:41 AM

This thread will be a lot longer 2 months from now.


Is that good news or bad news?

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 08:45 AM


This thread will be a lot longer 2 months from now.


Is that good news or bad news?


Depends on whether or not you own him.

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 09:20 AM

I semi reached for him in round 11, pick 124 of a 12 team keeper (espn ranked him at around 140 something) to backup and eventually replace my aramis. Got high hopes for him.


Fell to round 20 in my 12 team league. Grabbed him

TEAM A - 10 team H2H - 6pt Td League - Record 6-2
QB - Andrew Luck WR - Mike Wallace, Brandon Marshall
RB - Jamaal Charles, Fred Jackson TE - Coby Fleener
W/T - Sammy Watkins W/R - JOnes Gray K - Justin Tucker DEF - Green Bay Packers 
BN - Mychal Rivera, Charles Sims, Knile Davis, Matt Asiata, Allen Hurns, Andrew Hawkins 

 

TEAM B - 12 Team H2H - 4pt Passing Td League - Record 4-4

QB - Jay Cutler WR - Odell Beckman Jr, Dez Bryant
RB - Jamaal Charles & Eddie Lacy TE - Mychal Rivera
W/T - Jones Gray  W/R - Isiah Crowell Jr  K - Matt Bryant  DEF - Kansas City/ St Louis

BN - Charles Sims, Martavis Bryant, Ronnie Hillman, Knile Davis, Andy Dalton 


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Posted 25 March 2013 - 09:44 AM

Ya I grabbed him with my first post-keeper pick in my 16 team keeper to fill my util and backup Longo. I love finding old big name prospects when they finally find their stride. Not that he has yet, but I'm taking a shot in the dark.
{16 Team H2H Points}

C. Vogt
1B. Frazier
2B. Gordon
3B. Longoria
SS. Rollins
LF. Carter
CF. Kemp
RF. Stanton
Util. Morneau

DL: Tulowitzki
DL: Pollock

Bench:Bryant

SP. Fernandez, Kershaw, Hamels, Gray, Wheeler, Pineda, Kohler,Paxton, Miller, Milone

RP. Robertson Betances, Benoit, Feliz, Familia,

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 11:14 PM

Consider this interesting note I read on CBS...It took Moustakas 1000 at bats in the minors to put up his monster 36 HR, 124 RBI, .322 average in 2010...He will reach 1000 major league at bats in April...I am buying...

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 11:38 PM

I grabbed him at 115 in my keeper league. I'm all in. I expect nothing less than 25-30 HR's from him.

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 11:44 PM

Do not be fooled into thinking Lawrie or Middlebrooks will be better than Moustakas this year. I know in drafts Middlebrooks is going right around Mous and Lawrie is going much sooner but trust me Moustakas will be the better of the 3 by a fair margin this year. Moustakas I see being on par with Kung Fu Panda.

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Posted 26 March 2013 - 08:02 AM

So far I see Moose projected to bat 6th in the order, behind Perez.

Gordon
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Hosmer
Butler
Perez
Moustakas

I drafted Hosmer, and I do hope he produces this year, but we can't expect him to be given such a long leash this year and maintain his 3 spot order in the lineup if he sucks right?

If you are weighing the possibility of Hosmer struggling mightily, how could you see them dealing with it? Ie bumping him down the lineup? Moose moving up? If so where do you see the lineup being if Hosmer struggles for a while out of the gate?

Curious bc I thought Moustakas would be batting ahead of Perez, but I'm not too surprised by it either, but j still would like to see the Moose get many ABs this season.

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C  -  Wilson Ramos

1B - Joey Votto

2B - Asdrubal Cabrera

3B - Miguel Cabrera

SS - Elvis Andrus

OF - Ryan Braun

OF - Jason Heyward

OF - Gregory Polanco

Util - Eric Hosmer

 

BN - Joc Pederson, Wil Myers

 

SP - Corey Kluber, Jake Arrieta, Tyson Ross, Ian Kennedy, Taijuan Walker, Nathan Eovaldi

RP - Tyler Clippard, Brad Boxberger, Luke Gregerson


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Posted 26 March 2013 - 12:26 PM

Wow I'm scooping Moustakas up with Freese on the DL. Can't believe how much this guy is being overlooked. He will def improve on his AVG and that Royals lineup could be scary with these young guys improving. We know this guy has plus power, so I would def take a shot and see what happens.

10 Team Daily H2H Yahoo $ League (R AVG HR RBI SB OPS W SV K ERA WHIP QS)

C S. Vogt 1B J. Abreu 2B B. Dozier

SS I. Desmond 3B M. Moustakas

OF J. Bautista OF G. Springer OF C. Gonzalez

Util P. Fielder, R. Martin

NA K. Bryant DL D. Wright

SP J. DeGrom SP A. Cashner

RP C. Martinez RP D. Duffy

P M. Pineda P M. Wacha P S. Kazmir

BN  D. Keuchel, C. Tillman, J. Hahn, D. Norris, S. Greene, J. Nelson

DL J. Fernandez, K. Jansen


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Posted 26 March 2013 - 02:24 PM

This guy's plate patience really needs to improve to be a legitimate fantasy factor. He's a brutal hack and hasnt shown any interest to work a count. The makings are there for a solid player. Time will tell.
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Posted 26 March 2013 - 02:36 PM

i'd take moustakas over freese, Sandoval and lawrie every time. especially where he is being taken. i'm not getting burned on Zimmerman or Longoria again.

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Posted 26 March 2013 - 02:42 PM

This guy's plate patience really needs to improve to be a legitimate fantasy factor. He's a brutal hack and hasnt shown any interest to work a count. The makings are there for a solid player. Time will tell.


It needs to improve for sure, but I don't think his walk rate was terrible for a guy in his first full season. When I think of a hack, I think of someone like Alex Rios, who walked 26 times last year in 602 at bats. Moustakas walked 39 times in 563 at bats. On the low end of the spectrum, but not an amount that suggests he has issues with discipline and strike zone judgement. If he can work his walks up towards 50 in a season, he'll be doing ok given the power he should provide. And that kind of improvement in walks would be reasonable out of a guy his age.