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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.

“The crowd and its team had finally understood that in games, as in many things, the ending, the final score, is only part of what matters. The process, the pleasure, the grain of the game count too.” 

 

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#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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#7 Snilbog

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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.
<p>12 team 5x5 H2H-  Weekly Match Ups with Daily Line Up Changes.  Unlimited Aquisitions 
C- Jonathon Lucroy
1B-  Albert Pujols
2B- Brandon Phillips
SS- Jean Segura
3B- Josh Donaldson
2B/SS- Ian Desmond
1B/3B- Pedro Alvarez
OF- Andrew McCutchen
OF- AJ Pollack
OF- Jay Bruce
Util- Ben Zobrist
Bench- Starlin Castro, Maikel Franco, Joe Panik
DL- Justin Turner
SP- Johnny Cuento, Sonny Gray, Gerrit Cole, Michael Wacha, Alex Wood,  Danny Salazar
RP- Jonathon Papelbon,  Jeurys Familia,  John Axford

#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.

14 Team Total Points - Weekly Lineup Locks [hitting scoring] 1 pt per single, run, rbi, bb, sb, hbp - 2 pts per double - 3 pts per triple - 4 pts per home run [pitching scoring] 15 pts per win, 3 pts per QS, 2 pts per CG, 1 pt per K, 10 pts per no hitter, 5 pts per perfect game, 8 pts per save, relief win
C: Yan Gomes
1B: Anthony Rizzo
2B: Dustin Pedroia
3B: Kyle Seager
SS: Starlin Castro
OF: Mike Trout
OF: Giancarlo Stanton
OF: Alex Rios
DH: David Ortiz
SP: Zack Greinke
SP: Jered Weaver
SP: Johnny Cueto
RP: Jason Grilli
Bench: Bogaerts, Polanco, Morneau, Iwakuma, Peavy, Colon, Simon, Buehrle, Kelly, Chavez

#9 LIONS FAN-dsn

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Posted 12 April 2014 - 01:52 PM

He's on my WW, watching his situation closely.

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C  -  Wilson Ramos

1B - Joey Votto

2B - DJ LeMahieu

3B - Jung Ho Kang

SS - Carlos Correa

OF - Ryan Braun

OF - Jason Heyward

OF - Joc Pederson

Util - Eric Hosmer

 

BN - Alex Gordon, Aramis Ramirez, Wil Myers, Miguel Cabrera

 

SP - Corey Kluber, Jake Arrieta, Tyson Ross, Ian Kennedy, Danny Salazar, Trevor Bauer

RP - Tyler Clippard, Brad Boxberger, Luke Gregerson


#10 screaming_vultures

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Posted 16 April 2014 - 03:33 AM

Activated from DL

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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: E Gattis
1B: K Morales, M Cabrera (DL)
2B: A Rendon, J Panik (BN)
3B: C Davis, M Sano (Util)
SS: B Crawford
OF: J Reddick, G Parra, C Dickerson, C Maybin (Util), A Jones (BN)

SP: S Gray, H Iwakuma, C Martinez, H Santiago, A Sanchez, J Garcia
RP: E Mujica, J Tolleson, S Casilla, A Vizcaino, B Ziegler, S Doolittle (DL)

RIP: Wainwright, Werth, Arcia, Mejia, Nathan, Segura, Travis, Hamilton, Messoraco, Choo, Grilli

#2 Yahoo 12-Team-Mixed-Pts (11-4)

C: B Posey

1B: K Morales, C Santana (Util), E Encarnacion (BN)

2B: I Kinsler, C Hernandez (Util), A Rendon (BN)

3B: M Franco

SS: C Correa

OF: C Gonzalez, J Reddick, G Parra, C Maybin (BN)

SP: J Shields, M Tanaka, N Syndergaard, H Santiago, J Garcia

RP: J Familia, A Ramos, S Tolleson, A Miller, C Smith, S Doolittle (DL)

RIP: J Nathan, J Mejia, M Cain, D Travis, J Grilli


#13 gbill2004

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Posted 03 May 2014 - 06:34 PM

Great. Another DL stint?

Competitive 12 team league. Starting spots are in brackets; H2H and the RP category is S+H:

C (2) - Evan Gattis, Carlos Santana
1B (2) - Paul Goldschmidt, Chris Davis
2B (2) - Howie Kendrick, Brett Lawrie
3B (2) - Josh Donaldson, Xander Bogaerts
SS (2) - Ian Desmond, Jean Segura
IF (1) - Chase Headley, Kendrys Morales
OF (4) - Jason Heyward, Jayson Werth, Gregory Polanco, Travis Snider, Juan Lagares, Michael Saunders, Cameron Maybin

SP (6) - Matt Harvey, Carlos Carasco, Masahiro Tanaka, Michael Pineda, Colin McHugh, Drew Hutchison, Drew Pomerantz, Daniel Norris
RP (2) - Andrew Miller, Wade Davis, Tony Watson, Miguel Castro


#14 THall0890

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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: E Gattis
1B: K Morales, M Cabrera (DL)
2B: A Rendon, J Panik (BN)
3B: C Davis, M Sano (Util)
SS: B Crawford
OF: J Reddick, G Parra, C Dickerson, C Maybin (Util), A Jones (BN)

SP: S Gray, H Iwakuma, C Martinez, H Santiago, A Sanchez, J Garcia
RP: E Mujica, J Tolleson, S Casilla, A Vizcaino, B Ziegler, S Doolittle (DL)

RIP: Wainwright, Werth, Arcia, Mejia, Nathan, Segura, Travis, Hamilton, Messoraco, Choo, Grilli

#2 Yahoo 12-Team-Mixed-Pts (11-4)

C: B Posey

1B: K Morales, C Santana (Util), E Encarnacion (BN)

2B: I Kinsler, C Hernandez (Util), A Rendon (BN)

3B: M Franco

SS: C Correa

OF: C Gonzalez, J Reddick, G Parra, C Maybin (BN)

SP: J Shields, M Tanaka, N Syndergaard, H Santiago, J Garcia

RP: J Familia, A Ramos, S Tolleson, A Miller, C Smith, S Doolittle (DL)

RIP: J Nathan, J Mejia, M Cain, D Travis, J Grilli


#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 12 team league. Starting spots are in brackets; H2H and the RP category is S+H:

C (2) - Evan Gattis, Carlos Santana
1B (2) - Paul Goldschmidt, Chris Davis
2B (2) - Howie Kendrick, Brett Lawrie
3B (2) - Josh Donaldson, Xander Bogaerts
SS (2) - Ian Desmond, Jean Segura
IF (1) - Chase Headley, Kendrys Morales
OF (4) - Jason Heyward, Jayson Werth, Gregory Polanco, Travis Snider, Juan Lagares, Michael Saunders, Cameron Maybin

SP (6) - Matt Harvey, Carlos Carasco, Masahiro Tanaka, Michael Pineda, Colin McHugh, Drew Hutchison, Drew Pomerantz, Daniel Norris
RP (2) - Andrew Miller, Wade Davis, Tony Watson, Miguel Castro


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Posted 03 May 2014 - 06:41 PM

gbill, I hate you!
C - Russell Martin
1B - Albert Pujols
2B - ...........
3B - Ryan Zimmerman
SS - Jimmy Rollins
CI - Paul Goldschmidt
MI - Alexei Ramirez
OF - Justin Upton
OF - Shin Choo
OF - Hunter Pence
OF - Desmond Jennings
OF - Will Venable
UTL - Leonys Martin
DL - Corey Hart

#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 12 team league. Starting spots are in brackets; H2H and the RP category is S+H:

C (2) - Evan Gattis, Carlos Santana
1B (2) - Paul Goldschmidt, Chris Davis
2B (2) - Howie Kendrick, Brett Lawrie
3B (2) - Josh Donaldson, Xander Bogaerts
SS (2) - Ian Desmond, Jean Segura
IF (1) - Chase Headley, Kendrys Morales
OF (4) - Jason Heyward, Jayson Werth, Gregory Polanco, Travis Snider, Juan Lagares, Michael Saunders, Cameron Maybin

SP (6) - Matt Harvey, Carlos Carasco, Masahiro Tanaka, Michael Pineda, Colin McHugh, Drew Hutchison, Drew Pomerantz, Daniel Norris
RP (2) - Andrew Miller, Wade Davis, Tony Watson, Miguel Castro


#18 THall0890

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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 10-Team-Mixed-Pts (4-11)

C: E Gattis
1B: K Morales, M Cabrera (DL)
2B: A Rendon, J Panik (BN)
3B: C Davis, M Sano (Util)
SS: B Crawford
OF: J Reddick, G Parra, C Dickerson, C Maybin (Util), A Jones (BN)

SP: S Gray, H Iwakuma, C Martinez, H Santiago, A Sanchez, J Garcia
RP: E Mujica, J Tolleson, S Casilla, A Vizcaino, B Ziegler, S Doolittle (DL)

RIP: Wainwright, Werth, Arcia, Mejia, Nathan, Segura, Travis, Hamilton, Messoraco, Choo, Grilli

#2 Yahoo 12-Team-Mixed-Pts (11-4)

C: B Posey

1B: K Morales, C Santana (Util), E Encarnacion (BN)

2B: I Kinsler, C Hernandez (Util), A Rendon (BN)

3B: M Franco

SS: C Correa

OF: C Gonzalez, J Reddick, G Parra, C Maybin (BN)

SP: J Shields, M Tanaka, N Syndergaard, H Santiago, J Garcia

RP: J Familia, A Ramos, S Tolleson, A Miller, C Smith, S Doolittle (DL)

RIP: J Nathan, J Mejia, M Cain, D Travis, J Grilli


#19 gbill2004

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Posted 04 May 2014 - 12:17 PM

I sure hope your right!

Competitive 12 team league. Starting spots are in brackets; H2H and the RP category is S+H:

C (2) - Evan Gattis, Carlos Santana
1B (2) - Paul Goldschmidt, Chris Davis
2B (2) - Howie Kendrick, Brett Lawrie
3B (2) - Josh Donaldson, Xander Bogaerts
SS (2) - Ian Desmond, Jean Segura
IF (1) - Chase Headley, Kendrys Morales
OF (4) - Jason Heyward, Jayson Werth, Gregory Polanco, Travis Snider, Juan Lagares, Michael Saunders, Cameron Maybin

SP (6) - Matt Harvey, Carlos Carasco, Masahiro Tanaka, Michael Pineda, Colin McHugh, Drew Hutchison, Drew Pomerantz, Daniel Norris
RP (2) - Andrew Miller, Wade Davis, Tony Watson, Miguel Castro


#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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