Your Keeper Questions, Answered

Not long ago, I wrote about Carlos Carrasco as a potential (but probably not) top five pitcher. The comments section of that article unexpectedly turned into a keepers quiz. Should I keep Luis Severino or Steven Matz? Which two of Carrasco, Danny Salazar, and Cole Hamels should I hang onto? If an article about Carrasco bubbled over into keeper questions, then surely there is demand for third party input.

I would have published this article sooner. As you may have noticed, I have been publishing in absentia. It would be a cruel trick to ask for your keeper questions and then never respond. If all went according to plan, I should be back home today. I may be too jet lagged to answer your questions immediately, or maybe not. We’ll see. I’ll get to them soon though.

So, hit me with your keeper conundrums. Try to keep it as concise as possible. Let me know your keeper rules, costs, and who you’ve narrowed down as your choices. I’ll either provide an answer in the comments, or I may write a future article on the topic of your team.

Get to it.

Edit: I somewhat underestimated the response rate I’d receive. Going forward, it will be some questions answered. Everybody who has already left a comment will receive some kind of response. Please feel free to help each other too!

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Marp Fishing
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Marp Fishing

6×6 16 team h2h dynasty league that allows for 4 big league keepers and 2 rookies.

Rank these players according to who you would keep. A few I own, a few I’m targeting in trades.

Machado
Springer
JFer
Marte
Altuve
Dee
Sano
Matt Carpenter

Noob
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Noob

I thought dynasty means you keep the majority of your team.

Marp Fishing
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Marp Fishing

I guess it depends on how you define it. I figure any league that allows you to keep players forever at no cost is a dynasty, while keeper basically makes you turn your roster over every few years through graduated cost structures.

In any case, yes, that is basically my team and I can only pick four.

I’m gonna go for a trade that allows me to end with Machado, Springer, Sano and Marte.

Michael
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Michael

Machado
Springer
JFer
Sano
Marte
Altuve
Dee