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2013 Second Half Turnarounds


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#1 KempIsntMine

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 01:58 PM

Looking to see who you think is going to really tear it up in the second half of the season. There's the obvious choices, but who might be someone flying under the radar?

For me, I'm going with:

Ike Davis (should he come back up)
Brandon Moss
Alfonso Soriano (he's likely to be moved, and maybe that will spark him)
Andre Ethier (he's too good to be playing this bad)
Will Middlebrooks

Who are some of power hitters that might take off post ASB?
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Posted 13 June 2013 - 02:19 PM

Edwin Jackson- peripherals are same as always, some "luck" metrics are hilariously off kilter, and most people dropped him. He had a good start last time out. I picked him back up for the stretch.

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 02:24 PM

Chase Headley. He hit 23 of his 31 home runs last season in the 2nd half.
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Posted 13 June 2013 - 02:34 PM

Chase Headley. He hit 23 of his 31 home runs last season in the 2nd half.

First half/second half splits are garbage.

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 02:38 PM

I suspect Rickie Weeks will go on one of his usual tears. Ryan Howard I also expect to do considerably better in the second half.

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 05:23 PM

Chase Headley. He hit 23 of his 31 home runs last season in the 2nd half.

First half/second half splits are garbage.


Not always... there are notorious slow starters (Tex, Laroche, etc). Once you've seen the pattern hold true for a few years, I think there is some stock to it. Not that the All-Star break is some bizarre tonic for some people, but there are people who heat up with the season or wear out during the course of the year.

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 05:26 PM

Prado and Montero....hopefully

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 05:26 PM

Can't figure out what to do with BJ Upton...used #2 waiver priority on him about a month ago and he's mostly ridden my bench but still I'm nearing my wits end. I'm assuming he'll get a mention in this thread at some point - is he going to go on one of his patented streaks or is he so lost that he's droppable???

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 05:26 PM

Looking to see who you think is going to really tear it up in the second half of the season. There's the obvious choices, but who might be someone flying under the radar?

For me, I'm going with:

Ike Davis (should he come back up)
Brandon Moss
Alfonso Soriano (he's likely to be moved, and maybe that will spark him)
Andre Ethier (he's too good to be playing this bad)
Will Middlebrooks

Who are some of power hitters that might take off post ASB?


I think he was on base 33 times at one point with 3 runs. LAD is just crap at this point and Ethier has lost all his power.
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Posted 13 June 2013 - 05:29 PM

Heyward has been turning it on.
Kemp can't be any worse
Hamels
Cain
Porcello seems to be on the upswing

Edited by jsp2014, 13 June 2013 - 05:29 PM.

I will never draft Francisco Liriano ever again.

#11 jsp2014

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 05:30 PM

Looking to see who you think is going to really tear it up in the second half of the season. There's the obvious choices, but who might be someone flying under the radar?

For me, I'm going with:

Ike Davis (should he come back up)
Brandon Moss
Alfonso Soriano (he's likely to be moved, and maybe that will spark him)
Andre Ethier (he's too good to be playing this bad)
Will Middlebrooks

Who are some of power hitters that might take off post ASB?


I think he was on base 33 times at one point with 3 runs. LAD is just crap at this point and Ethier has lost all his power.


Adrian Gonzalez is on pace for 50 runs with a .377 OBP. pathetic.
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Posted 13 June 2013 - 05:30 PM

Chase Headley. He hit 23 of his 31 home runs last season in the 2nd half.

First half/second half splits are garbage.


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I will never draft Francisco Liriano ever again.

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 05:36 PM

LaRoche
Ike Davis
Josh Johnson?
Martin Prado
HEADLEY

will bryce be healthy? :)

List of guys off the top of my head

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 05:44 PM

Josh Hamilton??
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Posted 13 June 2013 - 05:45 PM

Aramis Ramirez
Carlos Quentin
Jason Kubel
Ryan Doumit

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 05:46 PM

Any hope for Castro?

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 05:52 PM

Bj upton can't do any worse than he did in the first half.. Right?

Edited by Yanksfan06, 13 June 2013 - 05:52 PM.


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Posted 13 June 2013 - 06:01 PM

Isnt this basically the same as the buy low/sell high thread?

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 06:03 PM

Mike Trout

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 06:09 PM

Mike Trout


I'm satisfied with all of Trout's numbers thus far with the exception of SBs. I thought he would easily top 50 bags this year (providing he stayed healthy).