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2012 Draft Prep: National League 5x5 auction

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The National League may not have the overall offensive firepower of the American League, but it offers NL-only owners a bevy of top outfield options. In our 12-team, NL-only Rotisserie league auction, many of those elite outfielders, like Matt Kemp, Ryan Braun and Justin Upton, came off the board early and set the tone for big spending at the position. Six of the first nine players nominated were outfielders, and they cost their owners a collective $188, even though the group included a $5 Bryce Harper.

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In fact, the highest bids came for players who qualify at what are arguably the NL's three deepest positions at the upper levels: outfield, shortstop and pitcher. Of the 16 players who fetched at least $30, only Joey Votto ($44) and Brandon Phillips ($30) played a position other than one of those three. This is not to say that position scarcity didn't matter, though. Votto has a greater advantage over his fellow elites at first base as compared to the top players at other positions, and he wound up being the most expensive player in the auction. Meanwhile, there are many similarly-productive options at the top of the second base, third base and catcher rankings, so owners were typically willing to wait to fill those positions, rather than spend $25 or more for the likes of Rickie Weeks or Brian McCann.

Scarcity also drove prices up as players were coming off the board. Phillips and Dee Gordon ($25) were both nominated relatively late, and both saw their values inflated compared to some similar alternatives. There weren't many late-auction bargains, as a few owners held onto their dollars deep into the auction, though Tim Hudson ($5) and Jason Kubel ($10) likely came more cheaply than they would have if they were nominated earlier.

Scoring for Batting Categories

BA - Batting Average
HR - Home Runs
R - Runs
RBI - Runs Batted In
SB - Stolen Bases

Pitching Categories

ERA - Earned Run Average
K - Strikeouts (Pitcher)
S - Saves
W - Wins
WHIP - Walks + Hits / Inning

The owners ...

1. Scott White, CBSSports.com
2. Scott Swanay and Steve Parsons, OptimalBaseball.com
3. John Toczydlowski and Mike Gianella, Patton & Co.
4. Al Melchior, CBSSports.com
5. Andrew Fiorentino, RotoWire.com
6. Patrick Davitt, Baseball HQ
7. Marc Normandin, FakeTeams.com
8. Grey Albright and Rudy Gamble, Razzball
9. Tim McLeod, RotoRob
10. Mike Kuchera, FanDuel.com
11. Christopher Kreush and Todd Zola, Mastersball.com
12. Bernie Pleskoff, RotoWire.com

Editor's note: Utilize the sortable functionality to get a sense of the auction. View by team, dollar amount and position.

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2012 NL-only Fantasy Auction Draft (sortable)
OrderPlayerPosPriceBid Won by
276Adam Kennedy, LAD1B$1Baseball HQ
275Derrek Lee, PIT1B$1Baseball HQ
253Jordan Pacheco, COL1B$1RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
194Anthony Rizzo, CHC1B$2FakeTeams.com
158Brett Wallace, HOU1B$4CBSSports.com (Melchior)
148Jesus Guzman, SD1B$3Mastersball.com
119Todd Helton, COL1B$8RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
50Aubrey Huff, SF1B$10OptimalBaseball.com
46Paul Goldschmidt, ARI1B$22RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
44Gaby Sanchez, MIA1B$17Razzball
38Daniel Murphy, NYM1B$15FanDuel.com
36Adam LaRoche, WAS1B$14OptimalBaseball.com
27James Loney, LAD1B$14Patton & Co
26Ryan Howard, PHI1B$14OptimalBaseball.com
22Ike Davis, NYM1B$24CBSSports.com (White)
20Freddie Freeman, ATL1B$20CBSSports.com (Melchior)
14Michael Morse, WAS1B$26FanDuel.com
2Joey Votto, CIN1B$44Baseball HQ
269Skip Schumaker, STL2B$1Baseball HQ
248Taylor Green, MIL2B$4CBSSports.com (White)
237Darwin Barney, CHC2B$2CBSSports.com (Melchior)
229Freddy Sanchez, SF2B$3RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
198Tyler Greene, STL2B$5RotoRob
197Ruben Tejada, NYM2B$3RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
188Omar Infante, MIA2B$4RotoRob
171Orlando Hudson, SD2B$3Patton & Co
168Mark Ellis, LAD2B$5FakeTeams.com
116Jose Altuve, HOU2B$15RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
91Aaron Hill, ARI2B$13Razzball
79Danny Espinosa, WAS2B$17RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
75Neil Walker, PIT2B$18Mastersball.com
68Brandon Phillips, CIN2B$30Baseball HQ
62Rickie Weeks, MIL2B$21CBSSports.com (Melchior)
34Dan Uggla, ATL2B$28CBSSports.com (White)
31Chase Utley, PHI2B$20Mastersball.com
274Daniel Descalso, STL3B$1Baseball HQ
270Chris Johnson, HOU3B$1RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
263Casey McGehee, PIT3B$1FanDuel.com
245Scott Rolen, CIN3B$2Mastersball.com
236Juan Uribe, LAD3B$2FakeTeams.com
220Nolan Arenado, COL3B$4RotoRob
211Casey Blake, COL3B$2CBSSports.com (White)
178Pedro Alvarez, PIT3B$6RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
165Placido Polanco, PHI3B$2CBSSports.com (White)
160Ty Wigginton, PHI3B$4OptimalBaseball.com
147Chipper Jones, ATL3B$9FakeTeams.com
146Ian Stewart, CHC3B$9FanDuel.com
144Jimmy Paredes, HOU3B$8Mastersball.com
135Mat Gamel, MIL3B$13RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
132David Freese, STL3B$14RotoRob
110Aramis Ramirez, MIL3B$21Patton & Co
107Chase Headley, SD3B$13Patton & Co
92Ryan Roberts, ARI3B$15CBSSports.com (Melchior)
89Ryan Zimmerman, WAS3B$26Razzball
76Pablo Sandoval, SF3B$24Razzball
47David Wright, NYM3B$29FanDuel.com
268Jesus Flores, WASC$1FanDuel.com
259Mike Nickeas, NYMC$1RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
224Tim Federowicz, LADC$1CBSSports.com (Melchior)
214Welington Castillo, CHCC$1CBSSports.com (White)
212Chris Snyder, HOUC$3Mastersball.com
209David Ross, ATLC$2FakeTeams.com
205Rod Barajas, PITC$5CBSSports.com (White)
201A.J. Ellis, LADC$3RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
200Jason Castro, HOUC$3FanDuel.com
189Nick Hundley, SDC$7RotoRob
167Ryan Hanigan, CINC$4Razzball
164Josh Thole, NYMC$3Patton & Co
138Wilin Rosario, COLC$7Baseball HQ
128Wilson Ramos, WASC$15RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
126Carlos Ruiz, PHIC$9Patton & Co
124Geovany Soto, CHCC$11Razzball
123John Buck, MIAC$9OptimalBaseball.com
108Ramon Hernandez, COLC$11OptimalBaseball.com
86Devin Mesoraco, CINC$10RotoRob
74Miguel Montero, ARIC$20Mastersball.com
71Yadier Molina, STLC$15CBSSports.com (Melchior)
58Buster Posey, SFC$20Baseball HQ
33Brian McCann, ATLC$21RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
24Jonathan Lucroy, MILC$12FakeTeams.com
272Domonic Brown, PHIOF$1Baseball HQ
267Norichika Aoki, MILOF$1RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
265Nate McLouth, PITOF$1Baseball HQ
264Tyler Colvin, COLOF$1RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
262Juan Pierre, PHIOF$1RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
260Chris Coghlan, MIAOF$1Baseball HQ
258Kyle Blanks, SDOF$1FanDuel.com
247Roger Bernadina, WASOF$1Mastersball.com
244Juan Rivera, LADOF$4RotoRob
243Carlos Gomez, MILOF$1FanDuel.com
235Jerry Sands, LADOF$2RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
230Gerardo Parra, ARIOF$1Razzball
227Brett Jackson, CHCOF$4Razzball
225Brian Bogusevic, HOUOF$3Mastersball.com
221Nate Schierholtz, SFOF$3RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
213Jordan Schafer, HOUOF$9RotoRob
210Bryan LaHair, CHCOF$10RotoRob
208Jason Bourgeois, HOUOF$3CBSSports.com (White)
199Ryan Ludwick, CINOF$3CBSSports.com (White)
187Allen Craig, STLOF$6CBSSports.com (Melchior)
184Nyjer Morgan, MILOF$5CBSSports.com (Melchior)
181Garrett Jones, PITOF$7FakeTeams.com
170Jon Jay, STLOF$5CBSSports.com (Melchior)
153J.D. Martinez, HOUOF$10RotoRob
151David DeJesus, CHCOF$5FakeTeams.com
149Will Venable, SDOF$11Patton & Co
145Jason Bay, NYMOF$9RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
142Marlon Byrd, CHCOF$7Patton & Co
141John Mayberry, PHIOF$15CBSSports.com (White)
137Andres Torres, NYMOF$9OptimalBaseball.com
125Carlos Quentin, SDOF$10CBSSports.com (Melchior)
121Carlos Lee, HOUOF$14FanDuel.com
118Tony Campana, CHCOF$5Razzball
115Chris Heisey, CINOF$6FakeTeams.com
114Alfonso Soriano, CHCOF$6Patton & Co
111Jason Kubel, ARIOF$10Razzball
106Martin Prado, ATLOF$17CBSSports.com (White)
104Lucas Duda, NYMOF$20FakeTeams.com
103Alex Presley, PITOF$10Mastersball.com
102Carlos Beltran, STLOF$17Patton & Co
101Angel Pagan, SFOF$17CBSSports.com (Melchior)
100Jay Bruce, CINOF$27Razzball
99Yonder Alonso, SDOF$10OptimalBaseball.com
98Michael Cuddyer, COLOF$24RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
96Drew Stubbs, CINOF$22FanDuel.com
95Dexter Fowler, COLOF$14Patton & Co
90Jayson Werth, WASOF$21FakeTeams.com
83Cameron Maybin, SDOF$19RotoRob
82Logan Morrison, MIAOF$19CBSSports.com (White)
81Jose Tabata, PITOF$15Patton & Co
78Brandon Belt, SFOF$12OptimalBaseball.com
72Jason Heyward, ATLOF$19FanDuel.com
65Melky Cabrera, SFOF$15Mastersball.com
61Andre Ethier, LADOF$24CBSSports.com (Melchior)
60Chris Young, ARIOF$23Mastersball.com
51Hunter Pence, PHIOF$30RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
40Carlos Gonzalez, COLOF$43FakeTeams.com
39Corey Hart, MILOF$24Baseball HQ
32Shane Victorino, PHIOF$24Baseball HQ
28Lance Berkman, STLOF$21CBSSports.com (White)
21Giancarlo Stanton, MIAOF$34RotoRob
18Michael Bourn, ATLOF$28FakeTeams.com
9Justin Upton, ARIOF$36Razzball
8Andrew McCutchen, PITOF$32Mastersball.com
6Bryce Harper, WASOF$5OptimalBaseball.com
4Matt Holliday, STLOF$30RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
3Ryan Braun, MILOF$43RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
1Matt Kemp, LADOF$42RotoRob
273Paul Maholm, CHCP$1Baseball HQ
271Matt Belisle, COLP$1Baseball HQ
266Shelby Miller, STLP$1Mastersball.com
261Kyle Lohse, STLP$2RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
255Eric Surkamp, SFP$1Mastersball.com
254Jeff Karstens, PITP$1Baseball HQ
252Charlie Morton, PITP$1FanDuel.com
251Luke Gregerson, SDP$8Razzball
250Brad Lincoln, PITP$1OptimalBaseball.com
249John Lannan, WASP$1RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
246Clayton Richard, SDP$1CBSSports.com (Melchior)
242Joe Blanton, PHIP$1Patton & Co
241Chris Narveson, MILP$1Razzball
240Sergio Romo, SFP$2RotoRob
239Joe Saunders, ARIP$1RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
238David Hernandez, ARIP$1CBSSports.com (White)
234Randall Delgado, ATLP$1RotoRob
233Drew Pomeranz, COLP$3RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
232Francisco Rodriguez, MILP$1FanDuel.com
231Jordan Lyles, HOUP$1Patton & Co
228James McDonald, PITP$1OptimalBaseball.com
226Jorge De La Rosa, COLP$1CBSSports.com (White)
223Edward Mujica, MIAP$1Baseball HQ
222Rex Brothers, COLP$1RotoRob
219Randy Wolf, MILP$2CBSSports.com (White)
216Fernando Salas, STLP$2RotoRob
215Mike Pelfrey, NYMP$1RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
207Sean Marshall, CINP$2Baseball HQ
204Mike Leake, CINP$4FanDuel.com
203Erik Bedard, PITP$3FanDuel.com
202Tyler Clippard, WASP$3CBSSports.com (Melchior)
196Barry Zito, SFP$1FanDuel.com
195Ted Lilly, LADP$6Patton & Co
192Edwin Jackson, WASP$5Baseball HQ
191Aaron Harang, LADP$2Razzball
190Roy Oswalt, PHIP$2OptimalBaseball.com
186Tim Stauffer, SDP$6FakeTeams.com
185Carlos Zambrano, MIAP$4RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
183Aroldis Chapman, CINP$4FakeTeams.com
182Jonny Venters, ATLP$7FakeTeams.com
180Chad Billingsley, LADP$9Patton & Co
179Jeremy Guthrie, COLP$2FakeTeams.com
177Dillon Gee, NYMP$2FakeTeams.com
176Ryan Dempster, CHCP$8CBSSports.com (Melchior)
175Juan Nicasio, COLP$4Razzball
174Chris Capuano, LADP$4OptimalBaseball.com
173R.A. Dickey, NYMP$3CBSSports.com (White)
172Jhoulys Chacin, COLP$14RotoRob
169Jair Jurrjens, ATLP$8RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
166Ryan Vogelsong, SFP$3RotoRob
163Ricky Nolasco, MIAP$4Razzball
162Bud Norris, HOUP$11RotoRob
161Tim Hudson, ATLP$5FakeTeams.com
159Mike Minor, ATLP$6CBSSports.com (Melchior)
157Mark Buehrle, MIAP$5Patton & Co
156Josh Collmenter, ARIP$3Mastersball.com
155Bronson Arroyo, CINP$1RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
154A.J. Burnett, PITP$5Mastersball.com
152Shaun Marcum, MILP$11Patton & Co
150Edinson Volquez, SDP$6OptimalBaseball.com
143Homer Bailey, CINP$5CBSSports.com (Melchior)
136Jaime Garcia, STLP$14FanDuel.com
131Frank Francisco, NYMP$15RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
130Vance Worley, PHIP$8Patton & Co
129Jonathon Niese, NYMP$6RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
127Kenley Jansen, LADP$8CBSSports.com (Melchior)
122Cory Luebke, SDP$18RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
120Huston Street, SDP$14OptimalBaseball.com
117Johnny Cueto, CINP$12Patton & Co
113Anibal Sanchez, MIAP$14Razzball
112Wandy Rodriguez, HOUP$8CBSSports.com (White)
109Daniel Hudson, ARIP$19Razzball
105Johan Santana, NYMP$6Mastersball.com
97Rafael Betancourt, COLP$16RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
94Javy Guerra, LADP$11Razzball
87Carlos Marmol, CHCP$18RotoRob
85Chris Carpenter, STLP$15OptimalBaseball.com
84Jason Motte, STLP$15Mastersball.com
77Gio Gonzalez, WASP$18RotoRob
73Joel Hanrahan, PITP$17Mastersball.com
69Jordan Zimmermann, WASP$16RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
67Jonathan Papelbon, PHIP$19Mastersball.com
66Trevor Cahill, ARIP$10Razzball
64Matt Garza, CHCP$18Baseball HQ
63John Axford, MILP$18RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
59Heath Bell, MIAP$18FanDuel.com
57Matt Cain, SFP$23OptimalBaseball.com
56Brandon Beachy, ATLP$22RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
54Brian Wilson, SFP$13RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
53Mat Latos, CINP$19CBSSports.com (Melchior)
49Madison Bumgarner, SFP$23Patton & Co
48Ryan Madson, CINP$19FakeTeams.com
45Tommy Hanson, ATLP$17RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
43Drew Storen, WASP$19Baseball HQ
42Brett Myers, HOUP$10OptimalBaseball.com
41Zack Greinke, MILP$24FanDuel.com
37Tim Lincecum, SFP$28Baseball HQ
35Ian Kennedy, ARIP$20CBSSports.com (White)
30Adam Wainwright, STLP$23FakeTeams.com
29Yovani Gallardo, MILP$21CBSSports.com (White)
23Josh Johnson, MIAP$18CBSSports.com (White)
19Craig Kimbrel, ATLP$23CBSSports.com (Melchior)
15Stephen Strasburg, WASP$23FakeTeams.com
13Cole Hamels, PHIP$25FanDuel.com
12J.J. Putz, ARIP$16CBSSports.com (White)
11Clayton Kershaw, LADP$34RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
7Roy Halladay, PHIP$33Mastersball.com
5Cliff Lee, PHIP$31CBSSports.com (Melchior)
257Ryan Theriot, SFSS$1OptimalBaseball.com
256Willie Bloomquist, ARISS$1RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
218Brandon Crawford, SFSS$2Mastersball.com
217Clint Barmes, PITSS$6Razzball
206Jason Bartlett, SDSS$9RotoRob
193Alex Gonzalez, MILSS$3Razzball
140Jed Lowrie, HOUSS$13RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
139Rafael Furcal, STLSS$7FakeTeams.com
134Tyler Pastornicky, ATLSS$9RotoWire.com (Pleskoff)
133Zack Cozart, CINSS$11CBSSports.com (Melchior)
93Stephen Drew, ARISS$11FanDuel.com
88Ian Desmond, WASSS$17FanDuel.com
80Marco Scutaro, COLSS$10OptimalBaseball.com
70Dee Gordon, LADSS$25RotoWire.com (Fiorentino)
55Jimmy Rollins, PHISS$21Patton & Co
52Starlin Castro, CHCSS$28Baseball HQ
25Hanley Ramirez, MIASS$36OptimalBaseball.com
17Jose Reyes, MIASS$30Patton & Co
16Troy Tulowitzki, COLSS$39OptimalBaseball.com
10Emilio Bonifacio, MIASS$26CBSSports.com (White)

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