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Michael Bourn 2014 Outlook


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#1 bbythepier

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Posted 18 March 2014 - 04:42 PM

19:00 mark, Fantasy Focus

I just don't get Karabell here. Something along the lines "A lot of people in the fantasy world think speed ages better than power". Maybe players who rely on speed age as baseball players better than those who rely on power, but speed stats (SB,3B) don't age better than power stats (HR,2B). We know that SBs tend to fall off a cliff for guys who average(d) 20+ SBs right where Aoki, Bourn, Rios are in age. http://www.fangraphs...curve-depicted/
We don't know exactly when it'll happen. But the precipice is close. (Whereas, Revere is at the peak of the SB aging curve.)

Stephania Bell- Yes, his early hammy discomfort is a red flag due to age and previous injury/procedures.

No thanks.

Edited by bbythepier, 18 March 2014 - 04:44 PM.


#2 96mnc

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Posted 18 March 2014 - 06:10 PM

Screw this guy. Had him last year. Never again will I own him.

#3 tucker26

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Posted 18 March 2014 - 07:12 PM

He's been going late for good enough value but if the hammy is gonna flare up then I'll pass.
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#4 oswald737

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Posted 18 March 2014 - 07:16 PM

Hamstring surgery. No steal attempts in spring. Hamstring issues again in spring. Pass.

#5 Cmilne23

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Posted 18 March 2014 - 11:17 PM

Hamstring surgery. No steal attempts in spring. Hamstring issues again in spring. Pass.


On top of already being awful at stealing bases last year. Speed guys fall off quick. Look at Figgins. Bourn is closing to having his fantasy funeral.

#6 LarryChip10

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Posted 05 April 2014 - 05:22 PM

Anyone hear anything new? Was to be activated this weekend possibly?
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Posted 12 April 2014 - 11:54 AM

Espn is reporting that he wants to return Sunday/today, but the team is leaning towards Tuesday.
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1st year keeper league (3 keepers for 3 years, Every year after were fined a draft pick)

QB- Cam Newton
RB-  Eddie Lacy
RB-  Doug Martin
WR-  Andre Johnson
WR-  Julian Edelman
TE-  Jordan Cameron
Flex- Le'Veon Bell
DEF-  Streaming
K-  Connar Barth

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#8 holyBrowns

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Posted 12 April 2014 - 12:00 PM

He's in Akron this weekend still, he'll be with the team Tuesday against the Tigers.

https://twitter.com/hoynsie/status/455019564359630849

Edited by holyBrowns, 12 April 2014 - 12:00 PM.

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1B: Anthony Rizzo
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3B: Kyle Seager
SS: Starlin Castro
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DH: David Ortiz
SP: Zack Greinke
SP: Jered Weaver
SP: Johnny Cueto
RP: Jason Grilli
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Posted 12 April 2014 - 01:52 PM

He's on my WW, watching his situation closely.
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RB - LeVeonBell
WR- Torrey Smith
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TE - Kyle Rudolph
flex- Pierre Thomas
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#10 screaming_vultures

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Posted 16 April 2014 - 03:33 AM

Activated from DL
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QB: Nick Foles, RG3
WR: Vincent Jackson, Michael Crabtree, Marques Colston, Terrance Williams, Josh Gordon
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Posted 03 May 2014 - 06:13 PM

Got pulled in the game. Not sure why. He had a bunt single in 3rd. Hoping not another leg issue.

#12 THall0890

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Posted 03 May 2014 - 06:34 PM

"Left hamstring tightness for precautionary reasons." Left one is his bum one.
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C: D Navarro
1B: E Encarnacion, M Adams (BN)
2B: D Gordon
3B: A Rendon, J Donaldson (BN,) A Ramirez (BN)
SS: A Escobar
OF: J Upton, A Jones, Corey Dickerson
Util: K Calhoun, M Carpenter
SP: M Scherzer, Z Greinke, J Shields, G Cole, A Wood, J Paxton
RP: F Rodriguez, K Quackenbush, D Robertson, E Mujica, S Doolittle (DL)
#2 $$$ Yahoo 10-teamer 18-cat h2h redraft (195-167-34)
C: W Ramos
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2B: N Walker, D Santana (BN)
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SS: J Hardy
OF: J Lagares (CF,) S Marte (OF,) K Calhoun (RF,) W Myers (BN,) K Davis (LF,) L Martin (BN,) M Cuddyer (BN)
Util: M Adams
SP: F Hernandez, M Scherzer, H Ryu, A Cobb, Y Ventura, R Porcello, J Lackey, M Fiers, M Pineda
RP: D Storen, Z Britton, K Quackenbush, S Doolittle (DL)

#13 gbill2004

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Posted 03 May 2014 - 06:34 PM

Great. Another DL stint?
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
RB/FLEX (2) - DeMarco Murray, Doug Martin, Ray Rice, Jeremy Miller, Carlos Hyde, Mark Ingram
WR (4) - Calvin Johnson, Michael Crabtree, TY Hilton, Rueben Randle, Josh Gordon, Kenny Britt, Justin Hunter, Brian Quick
TE (2) - Rob Gronkowski, Heath Miller, Martellus Bennett, Jared Cook
K (2) - Shayne Graham, Cody Parkey
DEF (2) - Cleveland, New Orleans
IDP (4) - Lavonte David, Jared Mayo, Alec Ogletree, Ryan Shazier

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Posted 03 May 2014 - 06:37 PM

Great. Another DL stint?


They said it's precautionary so I wouldn't jump the gun on a DL stint yet.
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C: D Navarro
1B: E Encarnacion, M Adams (BN)
2B: D Gordon
3B: A Rendon, J Donaldson (BN,) A Ramirez (BN)
SS: A Escobar
OF: J Upton, A Jones, Corey Dickerson
Util: K Calhoun, M Carpenter
SP: M Scherzer, Z Greinke, J Shields, G Cole, A Wood, J Paxton
RP: F Rodriguez, K Quackenbush, D Robertson, E Mujica, S Doolittle (DL)
#2 $$$ Yahoo 10-teamer 18-cat h2h redraft (195-167-34)
C: W Ramos
1B: L Duda
2B: N Walker, D Santana (BN)
3B: E Encarnacion, A Ramirez (IF)
SS: J Hardy
OF: J Lagares (CF,) S Marte (OF,) K Calhoun (RF,) W Myers (BN,) K Davis (LF,) L Martin (BN,) M Cuddyer (BN)
Util: M Adams
SP: F Hernandez, M Scherzer, H Ryu, A Cobb, Y Ventura, R Porcello, J Lackey, M Fiers, M Pineda
RP: D Storen, Z Britton, K Quackenbush, S Doolittle (DL)

#15 gbill2004

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Posted 03 May 2014 - 06:38 PM

They always says it's "precautionary"...then a couple days later, DL.
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
RB/FLEX (2) - DeMarco Murray, Doug Martin, Ray Rice, Jeremy Miller, Carlos Hyde, Mark Ingram
WR (4) - Calvin Johnson, Michael Crabtree, TY Hilton, Rueben Randle, Josh Gordon, Kenny Britt, Justin Hunter, Brian Quick
TE (2) - Rob Gronkowski, Heath Miller, Martellus Bennett, Jared Cook
K (2) - Shayne Graham, Cody Parkey
DEF (2) - Cleveland, New Orleans
IDP (4) - Lavonte David, Jared Mayo, Alec Ogletree, Ryan Shazier

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Posted 03 May 2014 - 06:41 PM

gbill, I hate you!
C - Russell Martin
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2B - ...........
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#17 gbill2004

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Posted 03 May 2014 - 06:43 PM

gbill, I hate you!


lol because you know it's true!
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
RB/FLEX (2) - DeMarco Murray, Doug Martin, Ray Rice, Jeremy Miller, Carlos Hyde, Mark Ingram
WR (4) - Calvin Johnson, Michael Crabtree, TY Hilton, Rueben Randle, Josh Gordon, Kenny Britt, Justin Hunter, Brian Quick
TE (2) - Rob Gronkowski, Heath Miller, Martellus Bennett, Jared Cook
K (2) - Shayne Graham, Cody Parkey
DEF (2) - Cleveland, New Orleans
IDP (4) - Lavonte David, Jared Mayo, Alec Ogletree, Ryan Shazier

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Posted 04 May 2014 - 12:10 PM

Hamilton reporting that Bourn could get back in the lineup tomorrow. He's been running on the treadmill. Strictly precautionary as to why he left yesterday.
#1 $$$ ESPN 12-teamer pts standard h2h redraft (15-6)
C: D Navarro
1B: E Encarnacion, M Adams (BN)
2B: D Gordon
3B: A Rendon, J Donaldson (BN,) A Ramirez (BN)
SS: A Escobar
OF: J Upton, A Jones, Corey Dickerson
Util: K Calhoun, M Carpenter
SP: M Scherzer, Z Greinke, J Shields, G Cole, A Wood, J Paxton
RP: F Rodriguez, K Quackenbush, D Robertson, E Mujica, S Doolittle (DL)
#2 $$$ Yahoo 10-teamer 18-cat h2h redraft (195-167-34)
C: W Ramos
1B: L Duda
2B: N Walker, D Santana (BN)
3B: E Encarnacion, A Ramirez (IF)
SS: J Hardy
OF: J Lagares (CF,) S Marte (OF,) K Calhoun (RF,) W Myers (BN,) K Davis (LF,) L Martin (BN,) M Cuddyer (BN)
Util: M Adams
SP: F Hernandez, M Scherzer, H Ryu, A Cobb, Y Ventura, R Porcello, J Lackey, M Fiers, M Pineda
RP: D Storen, Z Britton, K Quackenbush, S Doolittle (DL)

#19 gbill2004

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Posted 04 May 2014 - 12:17 PM

I sure hope your right!
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
RB/FLEX (2) - DeMarco Murray, Doug Martin, Ray Rice, Jeremy Miller, Carlos Hyde, Mark Ingram
WR (4) - Calvin Johnson, Michael Crabtree, TY Hilton, Rueben Randle, Josh Gordon, Kenny Britt, Justin Hunter, Brian Quick
TE (2) - Rob Gronkowski, Heath Miller, Martellus Bennett, Jared Cook
K (2) - Shayne Graham, Cody Parkey
DEF (2) - Cleveland, New Orleans
IDP (4) - Lavonte David, Jared Mayo, Alec Ogletree, Ryan Shazier

#20 TrueToTheBlue

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 01:39 PM

Is this guy ever going to run again?




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