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Dr. James Andrews 2013 Outlook


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#1 baltimore_boy

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:09 PM

I thought I'd start off the thread where you never want to see a mention of your player. He was very successful and seemed to set career highs across the board. Is it possible that he's already claimed his first victim?

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David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Jonny Venters (elbow) did indeed see Dr. James Andrews on Monday.

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:09 PM

First of many, I'm sure. We'll see if Jason Motte is the next victim.

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:11 PM

Does Greinke make it to May without a James Andrews visit?

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:12 PM

What is his ceiling?

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:13 PM

View Postfoeplay, on 02 April 2013 - 12:12 PM, said:

What is his ceiling?

Seems like it'd be tough to beat the wing of the house and yacht that he's gotten from Mark Prior over the years.

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:14 PM

What kind of ADP are we looking at?

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:16 PM

View PostTheFranchiseAce, on 02 April 2013 - 12:14 PM, said:

What kind of ADP are we looking at?

I wouldnt touch him even he falls to me in Round 10. Very shady and you dont know what names he will throw out there. I would just like to stay away from him and hope my players do the same. :P

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:30 PM

He's 70 years old, I don't know how long he can keep going. I'm predicting:

4 Tommy John Surgeries
3 Torn ACL
2 Torn Labrums
2 Shoulder Surgeries
1 Knee Surgery

About a 4th round value.

Edited by Obscene_Domino, 02 April 2013 - 12:33 PM.

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:35 PM

View PostObscene_Domino, on 02 April 2013 - 12:30 PM, said:

He's 70 years old, I don't know how long he can keep going. I'm predicting:

7 Tommy John Surgeries
3 Torn ACL
2 Torn Labrums
2 Shoulder Surgeries
1 Knee Surgery

About a 4th round value.

As a Redskins and RGIII fan, I have read more about Dr. James Andrews than I care to admit.

My question was always ... Dr. James Andrews repairs everyone in sports, what happens when he dies?

Apparently, he no longer does the surgeries, a younger guy does the actual surgery while he oversees. Im sure he has the best practice and hospital with the best surgeons.

If that's the case ... He's like a knuckleballer of surgeons ... and will be able to continue to perform well past his prime.  I think you are looking at similar numbers to last year from him.
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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:43 PM

does anyone no when YAHOO will add Andrews?

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:46 PM

I'd wait on Dr. Tim Kremchek.
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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:47 PM

View PostSkinsNoles21, on 02 April 2013 - 12:35 PM, said:

View PostObscene_Domino, on 02 April 2013 - 12:30 PM, said:

He's 70 years old, I don't know how long he can keep going. I'm predicting:

7 Tommy John Surgeries
3 Torn ACL
2 Torn Labrums
2 Shoulder Surgeries
1 Knee Surgery

About a 4th round value.

As a Redskins and RGIII fan, I have read more about Dr. James Andrews than I care to admit.

My question was always ... Dr. James Andrews repairs everyone in sports, what happens when he dies?

Apparently, he no longer does the surgeries, a younger guy does the actual surgery while he oversees. Im sure he has the best practice and hospital with the best surgeons.

If that's the case ... He's like a knuckleballer of surgeons ... and will be able to continue to perform well past his prime.  I think you are looking at similar numbers to last year from him.
Don't forget about Dr. Lewis Yocum.  He's my sleeper this year.  I reached for him in the 7th round last night.

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:50 PM

This may be a little out there, but most mocks that I've done have Dr. Andrews as a late first/early second round pick. There are concerns about his age in most circles that I run in, but his ability to consistently produce at an elite level over the years make him a solid foundation to build a franchise around. He's money in the bank.
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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:51 PM

View PostObscene_Domino, on 02 April 2013 - 12:30 PM, said:

He's 70 years old, I don't know how long he can keep going. I'm predicting:

4 Tommy John Surgeries
3 Torn ACL
2 Torn Labrums
2 Shoulder Surgeries
1 Knee Surgery

About a 4th round value.

I think 4/3/2/2/1 seems about right. I think he has upside for TJ's. And as always, he'll post great percentages to go with those counting stats.

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:52 PM

View Postseanmurphy, on 02 April 2013 - 12:50 PM, said:

This may be a little out there, but most mocks that I've done have Dr. Andrews as a late first/early second round pick. There are concerns about his age in most circles that I run in, but his ability to consistently produce at an elite level over the years make him a solid foundation to build a franchise around. He's money in the bank.

Would you still draft him that early in a keeper league?

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:54 PM

Does he actually do the surgeries? I would imagine he has several disciples ready to step in for him.

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:54 PM

Time to sell high based on name value alone.  The guy is old and becoming very senile...really a liability on anyone's team.

SELL SELL SELL.

Edited by The Harsh, 02 April 2013 - 01:01 PM.
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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:56 PM

View Postclutchcityfan, on 02 April 2013 - 12:52 PM, said:

View Postseanmurphy, on 02 April 2013 - 12:50 PM, said:

This may be a little out there, but most mocks that I've done have Dr. Andrews as a late first/early second round pick. There are concerns about his age in most circles that I run in, but his ability to consistently produce at an elite level over the years make him a solid foundation to build a franchise around. He's money in the bank.

Would you still draft him that early in a keeper league?

Absolutely. Position scarcity plus you have to remember, he's been doing this since the 80s and no sign of slow down yet. He's a safe pick.

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:56 PM

View Postludawg23, on 02 April 2013 - 12:54 PM, said:

Time to sell high based on name value alone.  The guy is old and becoming very senile...really a liability on anyone's team.

SELL SELL SELL.

Hey man even Miguel Cabrera went 0-5 yesterday. It happens. He can be streaky but just have to stick through it. The stats will be there are in the end!
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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:57 PM

would u use a #5 waiver priority to pick up ANDREWS?

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