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Still in active roster

  • MI Scooter Gennett
  • 2B Joe Panik
  • 3B Jake Lamb
  • OF AJ Pollock
  • OF Randall Grichuk
  • OF Ender Enciarte
  • UT Arismendy Alcantara

Traded

  • SS Wilmer Flores
  • OF Wil Venable
  • JP Crawford
  • Jenry Mejia
  • Tony Cingrini

Acquired

  • SP Zack Greinke
  • SS Jhonny Peralta
  • SP Matt Garza
  • OF Justin Upton

It’s Prospect Season

The 2015 season will be here before you know it. In the meantime, it’s prediction time. Here are the Mc Paper’s 100 names to know.

Baseball prospectus says forget 100, i am going with the 101 top prospects .

If that is not enough, check the Fantasy Rundown.

  • MI Scooter Gennett
  • 2B Joe Panik
  • 3B Jake Lamb
  • SS Wilmer Flores
  • OF AJ Pollock
  • OF Randall Grichuk
  • OF Ender Enciarte
  • UT Arismendy Alcantara

Cingrani for Rosario

With the Rockies signing Hundley to a two year six million dollar contract, its seems to me that Willan Rosario days in a Rockies uniform are numbered. The fact that his defense is suspect and he is arbitration eligible, a trade to the American league makes a lot of sense,

With Rosario in the last year of a long term contract.  i took a flyer on Rosario and traded him.  In return, YaGottaBelieve acquired Tony Cingrani who has an option for a long term contact. As a result, he will be priced at either $10 or $15 in the upcoming season.

That trade now gives YGB two starters from the Reds on its active roster with $27 Bailey and $10 Cingrani. In addition, YGB has two relievers in Rosenthal $7, and $10 Mejia.

After seeing Giancarlo Stanton getting this mega long term contract from the Marlins, it made me come to a conclusion that every team needs that one key player in which you build a staff around.  We are not asking this “franchise” player to assume this role within the organization right from the start. As time goes by, this player demonstrates not only is he the one that the other team must prepare for, and worries about.

In thinking about this, my fantasy team should also have a superstar to build a team around.  Who would that player be for me?

  1. Trevor Rosenthal
  2. Jennry Mejia
  3. Kris Medlen
  4. Neil Ramirez
  5. Willan Rosario
  6. Scooter Gennett
  7. Joe Panik
  8. Wilmer Flores
  9. Jake Lamb
  10. AJ Pollock
  11. Arismendy Alcantara
  12. Ender Enciarte
  13. Wil Venable
  14. Randall Grichuk
  1. Eddie Butler
  2. Michael Taylor
  3. Noah Syndergard
  4. Stephen Piscotty
  5. Robert Stephenson
  6. Pierce Johnson
  7. JP Crawford
  8. Josh Bell
  9. Raimel Tapia
  10. Hunter Renfroe

 

Update : Thru waivers,  I picked up Homer Bailey and dropped Neil Ramirez