RotoWire's AL LABR Team

Here's the team I bought:

CMatt Wieters13
CJorge Posada11
1BBilly Butler13
2BChris Getz2
3BJoe Crede6
SSDerek Jeter24
CIChris Shelton1
MIErick Aybar5
OFJosh Hamilton33
OFB.J. Upton31
OFBobby Abreu21
OFJerry Owens3
OFRyan Freel2
UTGary Sheffield4
PMariano Rivera26
PCliff Lee16
PA.J. Burnett17
PJon Lester16
PChien-Ming Wang11
PRick Porcello2
PAaron Laffey1
PMiguel Batista1
PMatt Clement1
BPedro MartinezR
BJosh BarfieldR
BSean RodriguezR
BGerman DuranR
BEddie GuardadoR
BNolan ReimoldR

Dalton will post the NL team he assembled in the next day or two.


By: Jonah Keri
On: 3/9/2009 5:39:00 AM
Geez, I never would have let you draft a team so good if I was competing again this year! I especially like the Wieters, Freel, Crede and Lee picks.
By: reddeer
On: 3/9/2009 5:41:00 AM
When will the entire LABR draft results be published?
By: Erickson
On: 3/9/2009 10:15:00 AM
Typically Sports Weekly posts them about 10 days after the draft in their big Fantasy Preview edition.
By: Scott Pianowski
On: 3/9/2009 10:26:00 AM
How high would you have gone on Wieters? Were these mostly guys you wanted, or did you get stuck price enforcing on a few?
By: Chris Liss
On: 3/9/2009 11:49:00 AM
I know - I was thinking Jonah would have gone 17 on Lee, especially. Was surprised and happy he stuck at 16. And Jeff's right - Steve Gardner of USA Today who commishes it, said we can talk all we want about our teams or ARod (22), but not to preempt the USA Today/Sports Weekly spread by publishing the whole thing. Finally, I was jumping several dollars at a time on players. Someone said 8 or 10 on Wieters, I said 13, and crickets. Didn't think I would get him at 13, but was happy I did. Had no plan to get him. I would just hear people start a guy at 5 and then say 16 or whatever. Trying to make them think fast rather than incrementally bid them up. Only guy I got "stuck with" was Hamilton - just thought 33 would get outbid, but was fine with him at that price. And Dalton, who ignored my advice during Saturday's NL draft entirely, urged me to go the extra buck on Upton, so I did. (I'm a sucker for the
"Upside" family, too).
By: kevinccp
On: 3/9/2009 12:00:00 PM
I know it's been discussed in other blogs, but Sheff was a good bargain also. I'm curious though, how much did Ortiz go for? I think often times players with U eligibility become bargains due to the position's restraints. Not too crazy about Burnett-health issues, the pressure of NY etc., but the K potential is undeniable.
By: Scott Pianowski
On: 3/9/2009 12:10:00 PM
I'm a big fan of bid jumping so long as it's not reckless, and I like auctions that have a brisk pace and a demanding auctioneer. Force your opponents to make decisions quicker than they want to.
By: ephinz
On: 3/9/2009 12:11:00 PM
You got a ton of potential with your single-digit hitters and your rotation is set-up to allow the maximum amount for freedom to play around with the last four spots of your staff.

Was Jeter one of your jump bids?

By: Chris Liss
On: 3/10/2009 9:12:00 AM
No. Jeter was the only player I set out to get - think he'll regress positively to the mean, and SS wsa very scarce in the AL, so I just spent what it took. Think Ortiz went for 21 or something like that.
By: john310
On: 7/3/2011 11:54:00 PM
The value isnít here with Amukamara, which is why I believe that they will ultimately pass on him at this spot and take Gabbert. Personnel sources whom I trust say he will be a very good fit for San Franciscoís West Coast offensive scheme. If they trade down, Amukamara would be a 310-200 dumps/642-874 dumps/650-987 dumps/642-415 dumps[/url//]1z0-051 dumps/642-067 dumps/642-467 dumps/646-656 dumps/650-294 dumps/642-262 dumps
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