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James Jones 2014 Outlook


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#1 nittanychris

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Posted 05 May 2014 - 03:38 PM

Calling all Mariners fans...what do you think of this guy? What can we expect from him? Will he get regular starts or will Saunders' recent hot streak resign him to a 4th OF role? Is he worth a nice free agent auction bid in an AL Only League?

Thanks in advance!

#2 PPolanco

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Posted 05 May 2014 - 04:17 PM

The timing is interesting because Saunders has actually been hitting. I too am in need of an OF that gets on base. Will be watching closely
I back the realest and original Polanco :-)

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Posted 05 May 2014 - 04:23 PM

Former WR for the Green Bay Packers?

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


#4 overkill94

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Posted 10 May 2014 - 05:35 PM

Seems to be starting against righties and even leading off. Minor league numbers show 10HR/20SB upside with a decent average and he's hitting well so far. Worth a look in deep leagues?

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Posted 10 May 2014 - 05:40 PM

curious as to what his SB could be like. success rate doesn't look all that good in the minors.
2012 he had 26 SB with 17 CS.
2013 he had 28 SB with 9 CS
this season he had 5 SB with 3 CS.

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Posted 10 May 2014 - 06:47 PM

Didn't start the last two games.

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Posted 12 May 2014 - 10:39 PM

Maybe a spark a team could use

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Posted 13 May 2014 - 12:38 AM

I like this guy in deeper leagues. I think some he can give some decent production. Has the ability to get on base, steal a couple of bags. Plays an above average center field as well, so he should see regular playing time vs righties. Some one to keep tabs on.

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Posted 13 May 2014 - 05:46 AM

He hits when he plays. Two more last night.

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Posted 13 May 2014 - 05:58 AM

Former WR for the Green Bay Packers?


No but I am listening to "Certified Gangstas" right now. Him and Game really make a good team

12 team H2H holds count 

 

C- Posey

1B-Freeman/Morales

2B-Mookie

SS-Xander

3B- Longoria/Beltre

OF-McCutchen, Gardner, Revere

 

 

Pitching

SP- Greinke,Gray,Ventura ,Liriano,Haren,Ed Rodriguez, Nola, Ervin Santana

RP-Holland, Herrera, Hoover, Axford, Benoit

DL - Garcia Matz


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Posted 13 May 2014 - 07:01 AM

We Mariners fans have given up on our hitting prospects, so we're no help at this point.
"We used to roast Stay Puft marshmallows by the fire at Camp Wocanda."

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Posted 18 May 2014 - 07:22 PM

Surprised theres not more buzz about this guy. Currently on a 10 game hitting streak and seems to have solidified his position as the Mariners leadoff hitter. Has some extra base pop and should be good for at least 15 stolen bases ROS. Pick him up now while you still can.

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 02:21 PM

Another day, another hit, another run. Doing an excellent job leading off. Could keep this job for a while.

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 02:42 PM

Really like this guy. Had a great spring training too and there were a lot of people who said he should have made the team instead of Almonte, and now he's showing why. If he keeps playing like this he will definitely be their lead off hitter and starting CF for the rest of this season and maybe into the future as well.

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 06:28 PM

He and Edgar Martinez are the club’s only players to hit safely in each of their first 10 big league starts, now passing Edgar.

10 Team ESPN H2H Points League

 

 

 

PG - Rajon Rondo
SG - DeMar DeRozan

SF - Josh Smith

PF- Anthony Davis

C - Andre Drummond

G - Dwayne Wade

F - Dwight Howard

UTIL - David West 

UTIL - Darren Collison

UTIL - Jose Calderon

Bench - Isaiah Thomas, Carlos Boozer, Amar'e Stoudemire, Paul Pierce, Perry Jones


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Posted 22 May 2014 - 10:33 PM

kids on a 12 game hitting streak. he also just made a great running/jumping catch on ball at the warning track. seems to be bringing some excitement atop the lineup. also seems to know how to take walks. hmmm

12-Team H2H Auction Keeper - Standard Scoring (OBP instead of AVG) 

 

C: Russell Martin $15

1B: Anthony Rizzo $18 (K)                                                       Minors: Jace Peterson $1

2B: Dee Gordon $5 (K)                                                                            Anthony Gose $1

SS: Jhonny Peralta FA

3B: Kyle Seager $27

IF: Mookie Betts $5 (K)

OF: Jacoby Ellsbury $37

OF: Jason Heyward $19

OF: J.D. Martinez $5 (K)

OF: A.J. Pollock $13

Util: Justin Turner FA

Bench: Cameron Maybin FA

 

SP: Stephen Strasburg $28, Cole Hamels $24, Carlos Carrasco $16, Tyson Ross $5 (K), Garrett Richards $1 (K), Michael Pineda $9, Danny Salazar FA, Lance McCullers FA, Eduardo Rodriguez FA

RP: Shawn Tolleson FA, Ken Giles FA, Roberto Osuna FA

DL: Jose Fernandez $13


#17 GretzGretzky

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Posted 22 May 2014 - 10:36 PM

Doesn't he have plus plus speed? Why doesn't he run more, he always seems to be on base...?

#18 DoCtA.FlAkE

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Posted 22 May 2014 - 10:38 PM

He should be owned in more than 1% of leagues..

10 Team ESPN H2H Points League

 

 

 

PG - Rajon Rondo
SG - DeMar DeRozan

SF - Josh Smith

PF- Anthony Davis

C - Andre Drummond

G - Dwayne Wade

F - Dwight Howard

UTIL - David West 

UTIL - Darren Collison

UTIL - Jose Calderon

Bench - Isaiah Thomas, Carlos Boozer, Amar'e Stoudemire, Paul Pierce, Perry Jones


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Posted 22 May 2014 - 10:46 PM

Doesn't he have plus plus speed? Why doesn't he run more, he always seems to be on base...?


well in 1900 minors ABs he stole 99 of 144, for a 69% success rate. not great.

12-Team H2H Auction Keeper - Standard Scoring (OBP instead of AVG) 

 

C: Russell Martin $15

1B: Anthony Rizzo $18 (K)                                                       Minors: Jace Peterson $1

2B: Dee Gordon $5 (K)                                                                            Anthony Gose $1

SS: Jhonny Peralta FA

3B: Kyle Seager $27

IF: Mookie Betts $5 (K)

OF: Jacoby Ellsbury $37

OF: Jason Heyward $19

OF: J.D. Martinez $5 (K)

OF: A.J. Pollock $13

Util: Justin Turner FA

Bench: Cameron Maybin FA

 

SP: Stephen Strasburg $28, Cole Hamels $24, Carlos Carrasco $16, Tyson Ross $5 (K), Garrett Richards $1 (K), Michael Pineda $9, Danny Salazar FA, Lance McCullers FA, Eduardo Rodriguez FA

RP: Shawn Tolleson FA, Ken Giles FA, Roberto Osuna FA

DL: Jose Fernandez $13


#20 GretzGretzky

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Posted 22 May 2014 - 10:49 PM

Doesn't he have plus plus speed? Why doesn't he run more, he always seems to be on base...?


well in 1900 minors ABs he stole 99 of 144, for a 69% success rate. not great.


That'd do it, thanks.