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2014 Draft Prep: 12-team mixed Rotisserie draft

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With opening night less than two weeks away, it's time for Fantasy to get real.

After conducting several mock drafts in a variety of formats, our Fantasy staff finally settled down to have our first mixed league Rotisserie draft that will count. We will be playing out this 12 -team 5x5 league, and as compared to our earlier drafts, we were armed with a little more information than we have had in recent weeks.

Not all news has been good news, though. The recent spate of pitcher injuries has rendered several hurlers with little to no Fantasy value, and at least based on this draft, it created greater urgency for owners to fill their SP slots. With Jarrod Parker and Kris Medlen set to miss the 2014 season, and Patrick Corbin, Brandon Beachy and A.J. Griffin due to miss at least a meaty chunk of time, owners sped up their pursuit of pitching. No. 1 starters actually went at a similarly casual pace to that of our most recent mixed Rotisserie mock, but the first genuine run on starting pitchers -- focused on No. 2 and 3 starters -- occurred in Round 9 of this draft, as compared to Round 11 last time around. Gio Gonzalez, Matt Moore, Alex Cobb and Tony Cingrani were among the starters who were drafted at least a round earlier.

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Our owners also had more information about some of the riskier early-to-mid-round options, and the results for these players were mixed. The passage of time -- and a solid early spring performance -- has been kind to Masahiro Tanaka, who was taken in Round 8 in this draft, which was four rounds earlier than last time. Unlike Tanaka, Billy Hamilton has at least had his proverbial cup of coffee in the big leagues, but owners have apparently looked to his strong spring stats for reassurance, and he launched from Round 7 to Round 6.

Mike Moustakas has gained even more popularity, likely due to his red-hot start in the Cactus League, as he soared from Round 23 to Round 18. Josh Hamilton received a more modest boost, moving up from Round 8 to Round 7, possibly just because he finally returned from his calf injury. Alex Wood has not only helped his own cause by dominating the Grapefruit League, but his once-questionable job security now appears to be solid, given the injuries to Medlen (elbow, Tommy John surgery) and Beachy (forearm). He went from being undrafted to being taken in Round 15.

On the negative side, Matt Kemp's struggles and protracted recovery from ankle surgery may have contributed to his drop from Round 3 to Round 5. So far, Jose Abreu hasn't shown much in the way of power or an on-base percentage, and his limited sample of less-than-impressive at-bats could be responsible for his dip from Round 8 to Round 10.

Every draft is different, so of course, your results may vary. For these 12 owners, though, an actual play-it-out draft unfolded a little differently than the practice ones. (And future drafts won't be the same either. You will be missed, Nando Di Fino. Best of luck to you, wherever the Gattis Routes and Gyorko Trains of life take you.)

1. Jeff Tobin, Associate Managing Editor
2. Al Melchior, Data Analyst
3. Nando Di Fino, Senior Fantasy Writer
4. Adam Aizer, Fantasy Video/Podcast Host
5. Scott White, Senior Fantasy Writer
6. Peter Madden, Director, Fantasy Sports
7. Larry Hartstein, Fantasy Writer
8. Jamey Eisenberg, Senior Fantasy Writer
9. Joe Polito, Social Media Coordinator
10. Jameson Fleming, Social Media Editor
11. Igor Mello, Fantasy Writer
12. Marty Gitlin, Fantasy Writer

Round by Round
Round 1
Pick Team Player
1 Tobin Mike Trout, OF, LAA
2 Melchior Miguel Cabrera, 3B, DET
3 Di Fino Carlos Gonzalez, OF, COL
4 Aizer Andrew McCutchen, OF, PIT
5 White Paul Goldschmidt, 1B, ARI
6 Madden Robinson Cano, 2B, SEA
7 Hartstein Hanley Ramirez, SS, LAD
8 Eisenberg Jacoby Ellsbury, OF, NYY
9 Polito Joey Votto, 1B, CIN
10 Fleming Clayton Kershaw, P, LAD
11 Mello Edwin Encarnacion, 1B, TOR
12 Gitlin Ryan Braun, OF, MIL
Round 2
Pick Team Player
13 Gitlin Max Scherzer, P, DET
14 Mello Troy Tulowitzki, SS, COL
15 Fleming Adam Jones, OF, BAL
16 Polito Bryce Harper, OF, WAS
17 Eisenberg Chris Davis, 1B, BAL
18 Hartstein Giancarlo Stanton, OF, MIA
19 Madden Prince Fielder, 1B, TEX
20 White David Wright, 3B, NYM
21 Aizer Jason Kipnis, 2B, CLE
22 Di Fino Jose Reyes, SS, TOR
23 Melchior Alex Rios, OF, TEX
24 Tobin Adrian Beltre, 3B, TEX
Round 3
Pick Team Player
25 Tobin Yasiel Puig, OF, LAD
26 Melchior Adam Wainwright, P, STL
27 Di Fino Yu Darvish, P, TEX
28 Aizer Evan Longoria, 3B, TB
29 White Dustin Pedroia, 2B, BOS
30 Madden Jayson Werth, OF, WAS
31 Hartstein Jose Fernandez, P, MIA
32 Eisenberg Justin Verlander, P, DET
33 Polito Shin-Soo Choo, OF, TEX
34 Fleming Hunter Pence, OF, SF
35 Mello Carlos Gomez, OF, MIL
36 Gitlin Jose Bautista, OF, TOR
Round 4
Pick Team Player
37 Gitlin Stephen Strasburg, P, WAS
38 Mello Felix Hernandez, P, SEA
39 Fleming Freddie Freeman, 1B, ATL
40 Polito Chris Sale, P, CHW
41 Eisenberg Matt Carpenter, 2B, STL
42 Hartstein Cliff Lee, P, PHI
43 Madden David Price, P, TB
44 White Jean Segura, SS, MIL
45 Aizer Madison Bumgarner, P, SF
46 Di Fino Albert Pujols, 1B, LAA
47 Melchior Jose Altuve, 2B, HOU
48 Tobin Joe Mauer, C, MIN
Round 5
Pick Team Player
49 Tobin Mark Trumbo, 1B, ARI
50 Melchior Matt Kemp, OF, LAD
51 Di Fino Jay Bruce, OF, CIN
52 Aizer Ian Desmond, SS, WAS
53 White Justin Upton, OF, ATL
54 Madden Domonic Brown, OF, PHI
55 Hartstein Jedd Gyorko, 2B, SD
56 Eisenberg Buster Posey, C, SF
57 Polito Elvis Andrus, SS, TEX
58 Fleming Starling Marte, OF, PIT
59 Mello Wil Myers, OF, TB
60 Gitlin Josh Donaldson, 3B, OAK
Round 6
Pick Team Player
61 Gitlin Carlos Santana, C, CLE
62 Mello Zack Greinke, P, LAD
63 Fleming Julio Teheran, P, ATL
64 Polito Billy Hamilton, OF, CIN
65 Eisenberg Matt Holliday, OF, STL
66 Hartstein Allen Craig, 1B, STL
67 Madden Alfonso Soriano, OF, NYY
68 White Eric Hosmer, 1B, KC
69 Aizer Jason Heyward, OF, ATL
70 Di Fino David Ortiz, DH, BOS
71 Melchior Matt Adams, 1B, STL
72 Tobin Ian Kinsler, 2B, DET
Round 7
Pick Team Player
73 Tobin Everth Cabrera, SS, SD
74 Melchior Mat Latos, P, CIN
75 Di Fino Josh Hamilton, OF, LAA
76 Aizer Mike Minor, P, ATL
77 White Craig Kimbrel, P, ATL
78 Madden Jered Weaver, P, LAA
79 Hartstein Wilin Rosario, C, COL
80 Eisenberg Ryan Zimmerman, 3B, WAS
81 Polito Aroldis Chapman, P, CIN
82 Fleming Kenley Jansen, P, LAD
83 Mello Ben Zobrist, 2B, TB
84 Gitlin Adrian Gonzalez, 1B, LAD
Round 8
Pick Team Player
85 Gitlin Aaron Hill, 2B, ARI
86 Mello Greg Holland, P, KC
87 Fleming Andrelton Simmons, SS, ATL
88 Polito Yadier Molina, C, STL
89 Eisenberg Yoenis Cespedes, OF, OAK
90 Hartstein Curtis Granderson, OF, NYM
91 Madden Trevor Rosenthal, P, STL
92 White Martin Prado, 3B, ARI
93 Aizer Carlos Beltran, OF, NYY
94 Di Fino Masahiro Tanaka, P, NYY
95 Melchior Jonathan Lucroy, C, MIL
96 Tobin Anthony Rizzo, 1B, CHC
Round 9
Pick Team Player
97 Tobin Matt Cain, P, SF
98 Melchior Koji Uehara, P, BOS
99 Di Fino Matt Moore, P, TB
100 Aizer Gio Gonzalez, P, WAS
101 White James Shields, P, KC
102 Madden Pedro Alvarez, 3B, PIT
103 Hartstein Sergio Romo, P, SF
104 Eisenberg Jordan Zimmermann, P, WAS
105 Polito Anibal Sanchez, P, DET
106 Fleming Daniel Murphy, 2B, NYM
107 Mello Manny Machado, 3B, BAL
108 Gitlin Alex Cobb, P, TB
Round 10
Pick Team Player
109 Gitlin Alex Gordon, OF, KC
110 Mello Salvador Perez, C, KC
111 Fleming Brian McCann, C, NYY
112 Polito Hisashi Iwakuma, P, SEA
113 Eisenberg Jose Abreu, 1B, CHW
114 Hartstein Brett Lawrie, 3B, TOR
115 Madden Michael Wacha, P, STL
116 White Evan Gattis, OF, ATL
117 Aizer Desmond Jennings, OF, TB
118 Di Fino Tony Cingrani, P, CIN
119 Melchior Homer Bailey, P, CIN
120 Tobin Gerrit Cole, P, PIT
Round 11
Pick Team Player
121 Tobin Shelby Miller, P, STL
122 Melchior J.J. Hardy, SS, BAL
123 Di Fino Leonys Martin, OF, TEX
124 Aizer Brandon Moss, 1B, OAK
125 White Cole Hamels, P, PHI
126 Madden David Robertson, P, NYY
127 Hartstein Jon Lester, P, BOS
128 Eisenberg Joe Nathan, P, DET
129 Polito Brandon Phillips, 2B, CIN
130 Fleming Danny Salazar, P, CLE
131 Mello Billy Butler, DH, KC
132 Gitlin Glen Perkins, P, MIN
Round 12
Pick Team Player
133 Gitlin Corey Kluber, P, CLE
134 Mello Sonny Gray, P, OAK
135 Fleming Shane Victorino, OF, BOS
136 Polito Kyle Seager, 3B, SEA
137 Eisenberg George Springer, OF, HOU
138 Hartstein Jason Grilli, P, PIT
139 Madden Khris Davis, OF, MIL
140 White Coco Crisp, OF, OAK
141 Aizer Steve Cishek, P, MIA
142 Di Fino Starlin Castro, SS, CHC
143 Melchior Austin Jackson, OF, DET
144 Tobin Nelson Cruz, OF, BAL
Round 13
Pick Team Player
145 Tobin Matt Wieters, C, BAL
146 Melchior Brian Dozier, 2B, MIN
147 Di Fino Chase Headley, 3B, SD
148 Aizer Francisco Liriano, P, PIT
149 White Adam Eaton, OF, CHW
150 Madden Mike Napoli, 1B, BOS
151 Hartstein Kole Calhoun, OF, LAA
152 Eisenberg Jonathan Villar, SS, HOU
153 Polito Jeff Samardzija, P, CHC
154 Fleming Justin Masterson, P, CLE
155 Mello Michael Cuddyer, OF, COL
156 Gitlin Brad Miller, SS, SEA
Round 14
Pick Team Player
157 Gitlin Andrew Cashner, P, SD
158 Mello Hyun-Jin Ryu, P, LAD
159 Fleming Yan Gomes, C, CLE
160 Polito Brandon Belt, 1B, SF
161 Eisenberg Grant Balfour, P, TB
162 Hartstein Victor Martinez, DH, DET
163 Madden R.A. Dickey, P, TOR
164 White Jurickson Profar, 2B, TEX
165 Aizer Wilson Ramos, C, WAS
166 Di Fino Carl Crawford, OF, LAD
167 Melchior Will Venable, OF, SD
168 Tobin Ernesto Frieri, P, LAA
Round 15
Pick Team Player
169 Tobin Marco Estrada, P, MIL
170 Melchior Jason Castro, C, HOU
171 Di Fino Alex Wood, P, ATL
172 Aizer Jonathan Papelbon, P, PHI
173 White Johnny Cueto, P, CIN
174 Madden Jed Lowrie, SS, OAK
175 Hartstein Corey Hart, 1B, SEA
176 Eisenberg Doug Fister, P, WAS
177 Polito CC Sabathia, P, NYY
178 Fleming Aramis Ramirez, 3B, MIL
179 Mello Addison Reed, P, ARI
180 Gitlin Torii Hunter, OF, DET
Round 16
Pick Team Player
181 Gitlin Howie Kendrick, 2B, LAA
182 Mello Pablo Sandoval, 3B, SF
183 Fleming Jim Henderson, P, MIL
184 Polito Fernando Rodney, P, SEA
185 Eisenberg C.J. Wilson, P, LAA
186 Hartstein Oswaldo Arcia, OF, MIN
187 Madden Hiroki Kuroda, P, NYY
188 White Zack Wheeler, P, NYM
189 Aizer Michael Bourn, OF, CLE
190 Di Fino Chris Archer, P, TB
191 Melchior Scott Kazmir, P, OAK
192 Tobin Lance Lynn, P, STL
Round 17
Pick Team Player
193 Tobin Nick Swisher, 1B, CLE
194 Melchior Nate Jones, P, CHW
195 Di Fino Chase Utley, 2B, PHI
196 Aizer Xander Bogaerts, 3B, BOS
197 White Ubaldo Jimenez, P, BAL
198 Madden Rajai Davis, OF, DET
199 Hartstein Tyson Ross, P, SD
200 Eisenberg Mark Teixeira, 1B, NYY
201 Polito Travis d'Arnaud, C, NYM
202 Fleming Adam Lind, 1B, TOR
203 Mello Clay Buchholz, P, BOS
204 Gitlin Yovani Gallardo, P, MIL
Round 18
Pick Team Player
205 Gitlin Adam LaRoche, 1B, WAS
206 Mello Anthony Rendon, 2B, WAS
207 Fleming Mike Moustakas, 3B, KC
208 Polito Christian Yelich, OF, MIA
209 Eisenberg Taijuan Walker, P, SEA
210 Hartstein Yordano Ventura, P, KC
211 Madden Chris Tillman, P, BAL
212 White Jim Johnson, P, OAK
213 Aizer Michael Morse, OF, SF
214 Di Fino John Axford, P, CLE
215 Melchior Casey Janssen, P, TOR
216 Tobin Rafael Soriano, P, WAS
Round 19
Pick Team Player
217 Tobin Kolten Wong, 2B, STL
218 Melchior Jose Quintana, P, CHW
219 Di Fino Tim Lincecum, P, SF
220 Aizer Bobby Parnell, P, NYM
221 White Tommy Hunter, P, BAL
222 Madden Huston Street, P, SD
223 Hartstein Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C, MIA
224 Eisenberg Angel Pagan, OF, SF
225 Polito A.J. Burnett, P, PHI
226 Fleming Neftali Feliz, P, TEX
227 Mello Jose Veras, P, CHC
228 Gitlin Josh Fields, P, HOU
Round 20
Pick Team Player
229 Gitlin Norichika Aoki, OF, KC
230 Mello Miguel Montero, C, ARI
231 Fleming Drew Smyly, P, DET
232 Polito Ryan Howard, 1B, PHI
233 Eisenberg Asdrubal Cabrera, SS, CLE
234 Hartstein Michael Pineda, P, NYY
235 Madden Dioner Navarro, C, TOR
236 White Marlon Byrd, OF, PHI
237 Aizer Ivan Nova, P, NYY
238 Di Fino Mike Zunino, C, SEA
239 Melchior Todd Frazier, 3B, CIN
240 Tobin Alejandro De Aza, OF, CHW
Round 21
Pick Team Player
241 Tobin Matt Dominguez, 3B, HOU
242 Melchior Nick Castellanos, OF, DET
243 Di Fino Kendrys Morales, 1B, SEA
244 Aizer Avisail Garcia, OF, CHW
245 White Chris Carter, 1B, HOU
246 Madden A.J. Pierzynski, C, BOS
247 Hartstein Chris Young, OF, NYM
248 Eisenberg Matt Garza, P, MIL
249 Polito Ervin Santana, P, ATL
250 Fleming Jhonny Peralta, SS, STL
251 Mello Dexter Fowler, OF, HOU
252 Gitlin Felix Doubront, P, BOS
Round 22
Pick Team Player
253 Gitlin Russell Martin, C, PIT
254 Mello Josh Johnson, P, SD
255 Fleming Archie Bradley, P, ARI
256 Polito Josh Reddick, OF, OAK
257 Eisenberg Dillon Gee, P, NYM
258 Hartstein Kelly Johnson, OF, NYY
259 Madden Will Middlebrooks, 3B, BOS
260 White Devin Mesoraco, C, CIN
261 Aizer Alexei Ramirez, SS, CHW
262 Di Fino B.J. Upton, OF, ATL
263 Melchior Carlos Quentin, OF, SD
264 Tobin John Lackey, P, BOS
Round 23
Pick Team Player
265 Tobin Dan Straily, P, OAK
266 Melchior Dan Haren, P, LAD
267 Di Fino Nick Franklin, 2B, SEA
268 Aizer Hector Santiago, P, LAA
269 White Rex Brothers, P, COL
270 Madden Derek Jeter, SS, NYY
271 Hartstein Ricky Nolasco, P, MIN
272 Eisenberg Nolan Arenado, 3B, COL
273 Polito Neil Walker, 2B, PIT
274 Fleming Colby Rasmus, OF, TOR
275 Mello Junior Lake, OF, CHC
276 Gitlin Melky Cabrera, OF, TOR
Round 24
Pick Team Player
277 Gitlin Lorenzo Cain, OF, KC
278 Mello Jimmy Rollins, SS, PHI
279 Fleming Yonder Alonso, 1B, SD
280 Polito Travis Wood, P, CHC
281 Eisenberg Alex Avila, C, DET
282 Hartstein Bartolo Colon, P, NYM
283 Madden Daniel Nava, OF, BOS
284 White Jake Peavy, P, BOS
285 Aizer Jake Odorizzi, P, TB
286 Di Fino Ben Revere, OF, PHI
287 Melchior Brett Gardner, OF, NYY
288 Tobin Phil Hughes, P, MIN
Round 25
Pick Team Player
289 Tobin Rick Porcello, P, DET
290 Melchior Alexi Ogando, P, TEX
291 Di Fino Joakim Soria, P, TEX
292 Aizer Erik Johnson, P, CHW
293 White Nick Markakis, OF, BAL
294 Madden Jackie Bradley, OF, BOS
295 Hartstein Henderson Alvarez, P, MIA
296 Eisenberg Carlos Martinez, P, STL
297 Polito Marcell Ozuna, OF, MIA
298 Fleming Wily Peralta, P, MIL
299 Mello Dan Uggla, 2B, ATL
300 Gitlin Wei-Yin Chen, P, BAL
Round 26
Pick Team Player
301 Gitlin Erick Aybar, SS, LAA
302 Mello James Loney, 1B, TB
303 Fleming Joaquin Benoit, P, SD
304 Polito Tyler Skaggs, P, LAA
305 Eisenberg Kyle Lohse, P, MIL
306 Hartstein Justin Ruggiano, OF, CHC
307 Madden Grady Sizemore, OF, BOS
308 White Eric Young, OF, NYM
309 Aizer Dee Gordon, SS, LAD
310 Di Fino J.J. Putz, P, ARI
311 Melchior Mitch Moreland, 1B, TEX
312 Tobin Michael Brantley, OF, CLE
Round 27
Pick Team Player
313 Tobin Nate Eovaldi, P, MIA
314 Melchior Corey Dickerson, OF, COL
315 Di Fino A.J. Griffin, P, OAK
316 Aizer Ryan Ludwick, OF, CIN
317 White LaTroy Hawkins, P, COL
318 Madden Brandon Morrow, P, TOR
319 Hartstein Dayan Viciedo, OF, CHW
320 Eisenberg Michael Saunders, OF, SEA
321 Polito Tim Hudson, P, SF
322 Fleming Denard Span, OF, WAS
323 Mello Wade Miley, P, ARI
324 Gitlin Justin Morneau, 1B, COL
Round 28
Pick Team Player
325 Gitlin Mike Leake, P, CIN
326 Mello Bronson Arroyo, P, ARI
327 Fleming Danny Farquhar, P, SEA
328 Polito Andre Ethier, OF, LAD
329 Eisenberg Tommy Milone, P, OAK
330 Hartstein Edinson Volquez, P, PIT
331 Madden Kelvin Herrera, P, KC
332 White Martin Perez, P, TEX
333 Aizer Adam Dunn, 1B, CHW
334 Di Fino Ian Kennedy, P, SD
335 Melchior Emilio Bonifacio, 2B, CHC
336 Tobin Erasmo Ramirez, P, SEA
Round 29
Pick Team Player
337 Tobin Brad Peacock, P, HOU
338 Melchior Noah Syndergaard, P, NYM
339 Di Fino Dustin Ackley, OF, SEA
340 Aizer Jason Vargas, P, KC
341 White Charlie Morton, P, PIT
342 Madden Ike Davis, 1B, NYM
343 Hartstein Trevor Plouffe, 3B, MIN
344 Eisenberg Omar Infante, 2B, KC
345 Polito Logan Morrison, 1B, SEA
346 Fleming Zack Cozart, SS, CIN
347 Mello A.J. Ellis, C, LAD
348 Gitlin Marco Scutaro, 2B, SF
Round 30
Pick Team Player
349 Gitlin Jhoulys Chacin, SP, COL
350 Mello Mark Buehrle, SP, TOR
351 Fleming Mark Melancon, P, PIT
352 Polito David Freese, 3B, LAA
353 Eisenberg Trevor Cahill, P, ARI
354 Hartstein Wandy Rodriguez, P, PIT
355 Madden Tyler Clippard, P, WAS
356 White Maikel Franco, 3B, PHI
357 Aizer Yasmani Grandal, C, SD
358 Di Fino Carlos Ruiz, C, PHI
359 Melchior Tanner Roark, P, WAS
360 Tobin Matt Joyce, OF, TB
 
Team by Team
Adam Aizer
Rd.Pk Player
1.4 Andrew McCutchen, OF, PIT
2.9 Jason Kipnis, 2B, CLE
3.4 Evan Longoria, 3B, TB
4.9 Madison Bumgarner, P, SF
5.4 Ian Desmond, SS, WAS
6.9 Jason Heyward, OF, ATL
7.4 Mike Minor, P, ATL
8.9 Carlos Beltran, OF, NYY
9.4 Gio Gonzalez, P, WAS
10.9 Desmond Jennings, OF, TB
11.4 Brandon Moss, 1B, OAK
12.9 Steve Cishek, P, MIA
13.4 Francisco Liriano, P, PIT
14.9 Wilson Ramos, C, WAS
15.4 Jonathan Papelbon, P, PHI
16.9 Michael Bourn, OF, CLE
17.4 Xander Bogaerts, 3B, BOS
18.9 Michael Morse, OF, SF
19.4 Bobby Parnell, P, NYM
20.9 Ivan Nova, P, NYY
21.4 Avisail Garcia, OF, CHW
22.9 Alexei Ramirez, SS, CHW
23.4 Hector Santiago, P, LAA
24.9 Jake Odorizzi, P, TB
25.4 Erik Johnson, P, CHW
26.9 Dee Gordon, SS, LAD
27.4 Ryan Ludwick, OF, CIN
28.9 Adam Dunn, 1B, CHW
29.4 Jason Vargas, P, KC
30.9 Yasmani Grandal, C, SD
Nando Di Fino
Rd.Pk Player
1.3 Carlos Gonzalez, OF, COL
2.10 Jose Reyes, SS, TOR
3.3 Yu Darvish, P, TEX
4.10 Albert Pujols, 1B, LAA
5.3 Jay Bruce, OF, CIN
6.10 David Ortiz, DH, BOS
7.3 Josh Hamilton, OF, LAA
8.10 Masahiro Tanaka, P, NYY
9.3 Matt Moore, P, TB
10.10 Tony Cingrani, P, CIN
11.3 Leonys Martin, OF, TEX
12.10 Starlin Castro, SS, CHC
13.3 Chase Headley, 3B, SD
14.10 Carl Crawford, OF, LAD
15.3 Alex Wood, P, ATL
16.10 Chris Archer, P, TB
17.3 Chase Utley, 2B, PHI
18.10 John Axford, P, CLE
19.3 Tim Lincecum, P, SF
20.10 Mike Zunino, C, SEA
21.3 Kendrys Morales, 1B, SEA
22.10 B.J. Upton, OF, ATL
23.3 Nick Franklin, 2B, SEA
24.10 Ben Revere, OF, PHI
25.3 Joakim Soria, P, TEX
26.10 J.J. Putz, P, ARI
27.3 A.J. Griffin, P, OAK
28.10 Ian Kennedy, P, SD
29.3 Dustin Ackley, OF, SEA
30.10 Carlos Ruiz, C, PHI
Jamey Eisenberg
Rd.Pk Player
1.8 Jacoby Ellsbury, OF, NYY
2.5 Chris Davis, 1B, BAL
3.8 Justin Verlander, P, DET
4.5 Matt Carpenter, 2B, STL
5.8 Buster Posey, C, SF
6.5 Matt Holliday, OF, STL
7.8 Ryan Zimmerman, 3B, WAS
8.5 Yoenis Cespedes, OF, OAK
9.8 Jordan Zimmermann, P, WAS
10.5 Jose Abreu, 1B, CHW
11.8 Joe Nathan, P, DET
12.5 George Springer, OF, HOU
13.8 Jonathan Villar, SS, HOU
14.5 Grant Balfour, P, TB
15.8 Doug Fister, P, WAS
16.5 C.J. Wilson, P, LAA
17.8 Mark Teixeira, 1B, NYY
18.5 Taijuan Walker, P, SEA
19.8 Angel Pagan, OF, SF
20.5 Asdrubal Cabrera, SS, CLE
21.8 Matt Garza, P, MIL
22.5 Dillon Gee, P, NYM
23.8 Nolan Arenado, 3B, COL
24.5 Alex Avila, C, DET
25.8 Carlos Martinez, P, STL
26.5 Kyle Lohse, P, MIL
27.8 Michael Saunders, OF, SEA
28.5 Tommy Milone, P, OAK
29.8 Omar Infante, 2B, KC
30.5 Trevor Cahill, P, ARI
Jameson Fleming
Rd.Pk Player
1.10 Clayton Kershaw, P, LAD
2.3 Adam Jones, OF, BAL
3.10 Hunter Pence, OF, SF
4.3 Freddie Freeman, 1B, ATL
5.10 Starling Marte, OF, PIT
6.3 Julio Teheran, P, ATL
7.10 Kenley Jansen, P, LAD
8.3 Andrelton Simmons, SS, ATL
9.10 Daniel Murphy, 2B, NYM
10.3 Brian McCann, C, NYY
11.10 Danny Salazar, P, CLE
12.3 Shane Victorino, OF, BOS
13.10 Justin Masterson, P, CLE
14.3 Yan Gomes, C, CLE
15.10 Aramis Ramirez, 3B, MIL
16.3 Jim Henderson, P, MIL
17.10 Adam Lind, 1B, TOR
18.3 Mike Moustakas, 3B, KC
19.10 Neftali Feliz, P, TEX
20.3 Drew Smyly, P, DET
21.10 Jhonny Peralta, SS, STL
22.3 Archie Bradley, P, ARI
23.10 Colby Rasmus, OF, TOR
24.3 Yonder Alonso, 1B, SD
25.10 Wily Peralta, P, MIL
26.3 Joaquin Benoit, P, SD
27.10 Denard Span, OF, WAS
28.3 Danny Farquhar, P, SEA
29.10 Zack Cozart, SS, CIN
30.3 Mark Melancon, P, PIT
Marty Gitlin
Rd.Pk Player
1.12 Ryan Braun, OF, MIL
2.1 Max Scherzer, P, DET
3.12 Jose Bautista, OF, TOR
4.1 Stephen Strasburg, P, WAS
5.12 Josh Donaldson, 3B, OAK
6.1 Carlos Santana, C, CLE
7.12 Adrian Gonzalez, 1B, LAD
8.1 Aaron Hill, 2B, ARI
9.12 Alex Cobb, P, TB
10.1 Alex Gordon, OF, KC
11.12 Glen Perkins, P, MIN
12.1 Corey Kluber, P, CLE
13.12 Brad Miller, SS, SEA
14.1 Andrew Cashner, P, SD
15.12 Torii Hunter, OF, DET
16.1 Howie Kendrick, 2B, LAA
17.12 Yovani Gallardo, P, MIL
18.1 Adam LaRoche, 1B, WAS
19.12 Josh Fields, P, HOU
20.1 Norichika Aoki, OF, KC
21.12 Felix Doubront, P, BOS
22.1 Russell Martin, C, PIT
23.12 Melky Cabrera, OF, TOR
24.1 Lorenzo Cain, OF, KC
25.12 Wei-Yin Chen, P, BAL
26.1 Erick Aybar, SS, LAA
27.12 Justin Morneau, 1B, COL
28.1 Mike Leake, P, CIN
29.12 Marco Scutaro, 2B, SF
30.1 Jhoulys Chacin, SP, COL
Larry Hartstein
Rd.Pk Player
1.7 Hanley Ramirez, SS, LAD
2.6 Giancarlo Stanton, OF, MIA
3.7 Jose Fernandez, P, MIA
4.6 Cliff Lee, P, PHI
5.7 Jedd Gyorko, 2B, SD
6.6 Allen Craig, 1B, STL
7.7 Wilin Rosario, C, COL
8.6 Curtis Granderson, OF, NYM
9.7 Sergio Romo, P, SF
10.6 Brett Lawrie, 3B, TOR
11.7 Jon Lester, P, BOS
12.6 Jason Grilli, P, PIT
13.7 Kole Calhoun, OF, LAA
14.6 Victor Martinez, DH, DET
15.7 Corey Hart, 1B, SEA
16.6 Oswaldo Arcia, OF, MIN
17.7 Tyson Ross, P, SD
18.6 Yordano Ventura, P, KC
19.7 Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C, MIA
20.6 Michael Pineda, P, NYY
21.7 Chris Young, OF, NYM
22.6 Kelly Johnson, OF, NYY
23.7 Ricky Nolasco, P, MIN
24.6 Bartolo Colon, P, NYM
25.7 Henderson Alvarez, P, MIA
26.6 Justin Ruggiano, OF, CHC
27.7 Dayan Viciedo, OF, CHW
28.6 Edinson Volquez, P, PIT
29.7 Trevor Plouffe, 3B, MIN
30.6 Wandy Rodriguez, P, PIT
Peter Madden
Rd.Pk Player
1.6 Robinson Cano, 2B, SEA
2.7 Prince Fielder, 1B, TEX
3.6 Jayson Werth, OF, WAS
4.7 David Price, P, TB
5.6 Domonic Brown, OF, PHI
6.7 Alfonso Soriano, OF, NYY
7.6 Jered Weaver, P, LAA
8.7 Trevor Rosenthal, P, STL
9.6 Pedro Alvarez, 3B, PIT
10.7 Michael Wacha, P, STL
11.6 David Robertson, P, NYY
12.7 Khris Davis, OF, MIL
13.6 Mike Napoli, 1B, BOS
14.7 R.A. Dickey, P, TOR
15.6 Jed Lowrie, SS, OAK
16.7 Hiroki Kuroda, P, NYY
17.6 Rajai Davis, OF, DET
18.7 Chris Tillman, P, BAL
19.6 Huston Street, P, SD
20.7 Dioner Navarro, C, TOR
21.6 A.J. Pierzynski, C, BOS
22.7 Will Middlebrooks, 3B, BOS
23.6 Derek Jeter, SS, NYY
24.7 Daniel Nava, OF, BOS
25.6 Jackie Bradley, OF, BOS
26.7 Grady Sizemore, OF, BOS
27.6 Brandon Morrow, P, TOR
28.7 Kelvin Herrera, P, KC
29.6 Ike Davis, 1B, NYM
30.7 Tyler Clippard, P, WAS
Al Melchior
Rd.Pk Player
1.2 Miguel Cabrera, 3B, DET
2.11 Alex Rios, OF, TEX
3.2 Adam Wainwright, P, STL
4.11 Jose Altuve, 2B, HOU
5.2 Matt Kemp, OF, LAD
6.11 Matt Adams, 1B, STL
7.2 Mat Latos, P, CIN
8.11 Jonathan Lucroy, C, MIL
9.2 Koji Uehara, P, BOS
10.11 Homer Bailey, P, CIN
11.2 J.J. Hardy, SS, BAL
12.11 Austin Jackson, OF, DET
13.2 Brian Dozier, 2B, MIN
14.11 Will Venable, OF, SD
15.2 Jason Castro, C, HOU
16.11 Scott Kazmir, P, OAK
17.2 Nate Jones, P, CHW
18.11 Casey Janssen, P, TOR
19.2 Jose Quintana, P, CHW
20.11 Todd Frazier, 3B, CIN
21.2 Nick Castellanos, OF, DET
22.11 Carlos Quentin, OF, SD
23.2 Dan Haren, P, LAD
24.11 Brett Gardner, OF, NYY
25.2 Alexi Ogando, P, TEX
26.11 Mitch Moreland, 1B, TEX
27.2 Corey Dickerson, OF, COL
28.11 Emilio Bonifacio, 2B, CHC
29.2 Noah Syndergaard, P, NYM
30.11 Tanner Roark, P, WAS
Igor Mello
Rd.Pk Player
1.11 Edwin Encarnacion, 1B, TOR
2.2 Troy Tulowitzki, SS, COL
3.11 Carlos Gomez, OF, MIL
4.2 Felix Hernandez, P, SEA
5.11 Wil Myers, OF, TB
6.2 Zack Greinke, P, LAD
7.11 Ben Zobrist, 2B, TB
8.2 Greg Holland, P, KC
9.11 Manny Machado, 3B, BAL
10.2 Salvador Perez, C, KC
11.11 Billy Butler, DH, KC
12.2 Sonny Gray, P, OAK
13.11 Michael Cuddyer, OF, COL
14.2 Hyun-Jin Ryu, P, LAD
15.11 Addison Reed, P, ARI
16.2 Pablo Sandoval, 3B, SF
17.11 Clay Buchholz, P, BOS
18.2 Anthony Rendon, 2B, WAS
19.11 Jose Veras, P, CHC
20.2 Miguel Montero, C, ARI
21.11 Dexter Fowler, OF, HOU
22.2 Josh Johnson, P, SD
23.11 Junior Lake, OF, CHC
24.2 Jimmy Rollins, SS, PHI
25.11 Dan Uggla, 2B, ATL
26.2 James Loney, 1B, TB
27.11 Wade Miley, P, ARI
28.2 Bronson Arroyo, P, ARI
29.11 A.J. Ellis, C, LAD
30.2 Mark Buehrle, SP, TOR
Joe Polito
Rd.Pk Player
1.9 Joey Votto, 1B, CIN
2.4 Bryce Harper, OF, WAS
3.9 Shin-Soo Choo, OF, TEX
4.4 Chris Sale, P, CHW
5.9 Elvis Andrus, SS, TEX
6.4 Billy Hamilton, OF, CIN
7.9 Aroldis Chapman, P, CIN
8.4 Yadier Molina, C, STL
9.9 Anibal Sanchez, P, DET
10.4 Hisashi Iwakuma, P, SEA
11.9 Brandon Phillips, 2B, CIN
12.4 Kyle Seager, 3B, SEA
13.9 Jeff Samardzija, P, CHC
14.4 Brandon Belt, 1B, SF
15.9 CC Sabathia, P, NYY
16.4 Fernando Rodney, P, SEA
17.9 Travis d'Arnaud, C, NYM
18.4 Christian Yelich, OF, MIA
19.9 A.J. Burnett, P, PHI
20.4 Ryan Howard, 1B, PHI
21.9 Ervin Santana, P, ATL
22.4 Josh Reddick, OF, OAK
23.9 Neil Walker, 2B, PIT
24.4 Travis Wood, P, CHC
25.9 Marcell Ozuna, OF, MIA
26.4 Tyler Skaggs, P, LAA
27.9 Tim Hudson, P, SF
28.4 Andre Ethier, OF, LAD
29.9 Logan Morrison, 1B, SEA
30.4 David Freese, 3B, LAA
Jeff Tobin
Rd.Pk Player
1.1 Mike Trout, OF, LAA
2.12 Adrian Beltre, 3B, TEX
3.1 Yasiel Puig, OF, LAD
4.12 Joe Mauer, C, MIN
5.1 Mark Trumbo, 1B, ARI
6.12 Ian Kinsler, 2B, DET
7.1 Everth Cabrera, SS, SD
8.12 Anthony Rizzo, 1B, CHC
9.1 Matt Cain, P, SF
10.12 Gerrit Cole, P, PIT
11.1 Shelby Miller, P, STL
12.12 Nelson Cruz, OF, BAL
13.1 Matt Wieters, C, BAL
14.12 Ernesto Frieri, P, LAA
15.1 Marco Estrada, P, MIL
16.12 Lance Lynn, P, STL
17.1 Nick Swisher, 1B, CLE
18.12 Rafael Soriano, P, WAS
19.1 Kolten Wong, 2B, STL
20.12 Alejandro De Aza, OF, CHW
21.1 Matt Dominguez, 3B, HOU
22.12 John Lackey, P, BOS
23.1 Dan Straily, P, OAK
24.12 Phil Hughes, P, MIN
25.1 Rick Porcello, P, DET
26.12 Michael Brantley, OF, CLE
27.1 Nate Eovaldi, P, MIA
28.12 Erasmo Ramirez, P, SEA
29.1 Brad Peacock, P, HOU
30.12 Matt Joyce, OF, TB
Scott White
Rd.Pk Player
1.5 Paul Goldschmidt, 1B, ARI
2.8 David Wright, 3B, NYM
3.5 Dustin Pedroia, 2B, BOS
4.8 Jean Segura, SS, MIL
5.5 Justin Upton, OF, ATL
6.8 Eric Hosmer, 1B, KC
7.5 Craig Kimbrel, P, ATL
8.8 Martin Prado, 3B, ARI
9.5 James Shields, P, KC
10.8 Evan Gattis, OF, ATL
11.5 Cole Hamels, P, PHI
12.8 Coco Crisp, OF, OAK
13.5 Adam Eaton, OF, CHW
14.8 Jurickson Profar, 2B, TEX
15.5 Johnny Cueto, P, CIN
16.8 Zack Wheeler, P, NYM
17.5 Ubaldo Jimenez, P, BAL
18.8 Jim Johnson, P, OAK
19.5 Tommy Hunter, P, BAL
20.8 Marlon Byrd, OF, PHI
21.5 Chris Carter, 1B, HOU
22.8 Devin Mesoraco, C, CIN
23.5 Rex Brothers, P, COL
24.8 Jake Peavy, P, BOS
25.5 Nick Markakis, OF, BAL
26.8 Eric Young, OF, NYM
27.5 LaTroy Hawkins, P, COL
28.8 Martin Perez, P, TEX
29.5 Charlie Morton, P, PIT
30.8 Maikel Franco, 3B, PHI

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Padres moving Wil Myers to center field?
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10:08 am ET) With the addition of Justin Upton, it appears as if the Padres will likely try to shift newly acquired outfielder Wil Myers to center field in order to have Upton and Matt Kemp as corner outfielder, CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reports.

Myers played 147 of his 175 career games at right field, with only eight career appearances at center field. He also spent two games last season at first base. Last season, he hit .222/.294/.320 with six home runs and 35 RBI over 361 at-bats.


Padres acquire OF Justin Upton from Braves
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9:53 am ET) The Padres have acquired outfielder Justin Upton from the Braves via trade, according to CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman on Friday.

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports first reported the trade between both clubs.

Left-hander Max Fried, shortstop Jace Peterson, third baseman Dustin Peterson, outfielder Mallex Smith will be heading to Atlanta in exchange for the 27-year-old outfielder and a low-level player, per Heyman. Upton spent his first six seasons in the NL West and has a career .291/.359/.541 slash line at Petco Park. He is coming off a season in which he hit .270/.342/.491 with 29 homers and 102 RBI over 566 at-bats with the Braves.

Mets, Rockies still in talks for Troy Tulowitzki
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9:28 am ET) The Mets and Rockies have been discussing a potential deal that would sent shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to New York this offseason, CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reports. However, it remains to be seen how likely of a chance New York will have of acquiring Tulowitzki via trade. A source told Heyman the likelihood of a trade to the Mets appear to be "slim" at the moment.

Tulowitzki was hitting a league-best .340 with 21 home runs and 52 RBI before suffering a hip injury in the middle of the year. He has $118 million remaining over the next six seasons.


Braves in 'serious talks' with mystery team regarding Justin Upton
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9:15 am ET) The Braves have engaged in "serious talks" with an unknown team regarding a Justin Upton trade, CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reports Friday. Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports first reported that Atlanta is closing in on a deal.

According to Mark Bowman of MLB.com the Braves have had recent talks with the Athletics, Rangers and Mariners this offseason. However, the Padres appear to be the club most likely to land Upton at this point, per Bowman.

Upton is coming off a season in which he hit .270/.342/.491 over 566 at-bats. He slashed 267/.348/.478 through his first two seasons with the Braves. The 27-year-old entering the final year of his contract and is expected to make $14.5 million in 2015 before becoming a free agent.


Giants, right-hander Jake Peavy strike 2-year, $24M deal
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7:25 am ET) Right-hander Jake Peavy, who went 6-4 with a 2.17 ERA for the Giants after an in-season trade from Boston, agreed to a two-year, $24 million deal by the world champs, CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman confirmed early Friday.

Peavy did not duplicate his regular-season success during the postseason, going 1-2, including 0-2 with a 12.79 ERA in the World Series. Before the trade, Peavy was 1-9 with a 4.72 ERA for the Red Sox.

For his career, Peavy is 139-111 with a 3.53 ERA and 2,027 strikeouts over 13 seasons.


Report: Padres continue to talk to Braves about Justin Upton
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12:15 am ET) The Padres continue to talk to the Braves about outfielder Justin Upton, according to Bleacher Report's Scott Miller.

Despite the fact that the Padres acquired both Matt Kemp and Wil Myers on Thursday, the team may not be done yet. It's unclear where Upton would fit into the team's plans, but he would be a clear upgrade over whoever the club is planning to start in center field. If the team were to acquire Upton, one of that trio would be pushed into action in center. While Kemp has experience at the position, he's not considered a strong defender. 

The 27-year-old Upton is coming off a season in which he hit .270/.342/.491 over 566 at-bats.


Report: Rangers showing interest in Brandon Beachy
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12/18/2014) The Rangers have shown interest in pitcher Brandon Beachy, according to the Dallas Morning News.

Beachy is coming off Tommy John surgery, but multiple teams are said to have interest in signing him. The 28-year-old has a 3.23 career ERA over 267 2/3 innings, but underwent his second Tommy John surgery in March. Beachy's representative, Robert Martin said Beachy has multiple offers, but doesn't believe a decision is imminent. 


Report: Athletics sending Derek Norris to Padres
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12/18/2014) The Athletics have agreed to trade catcher Derek Norris to the Padres, according to the New York Daily News.

After dealing Yasmani Grandal to Los Angeles in the Matt Kemp deal, the Padres were in need of a new backstop. It didn't take long for them to replace Grandal, as the team acquired Norris shortly after the Kemp deal went through.

Pitcher Seth Streich will also head to the Padres in the deal, according to FoxSports.com The 23-year-old posted a 3.16 ERA over 114 innings in High A last season.

The 25-year-old Norris is coming off a season in which he hit .270/.361/.403 over 385 at-bats. Norris is under team control through the 2018 season.

The Athletics are expected to receive pitchers Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez in the deal, according to Yahoo! The 24-year-old Alvarez posted a 1.25 ERA over 43 1/3 innings at Double-A last year.

Hahn, 25, posted a 3.07 ERA over 73 1/3 innings in the majors last year. He was excellent in Double-A, posting a 1.91 ERA in 42 1/3 innings before being called up.


Padres, Rays and Nationals complete Wil Myers trade
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12/18/2014) The Padres, Rays and Nationals have completed a trade that will send Wil Myers to San Diego, according to CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman.

The deal had been in the works for a few days, but was finally agreed to late Thursday night. Myers, 24, will head to the Padres in the deal. He hit .222/.294/.320 over 325 at-bats with the Rays last season. Myers also missed time due to a wrist injury. 

The Padres will also receive catcher Ryan Hanigan and pitchers Gerardo Reyes and Jose Castillo in the deal. 

Tampa Bay will receive outfielder Steven Souza and pitcher Travis Ott from the Nationals. Souza, 25, hit .345/.427/.577 in 357 at-bats spread over three levels last year. 

The Rays will also receive catcher Rene Rivera, first baseman Jake Bauers and pitcher Burch Smith from San Diego.

Washington is set to acquire pitcher Joe Ross from San Diego. The team will also receive infielder Trea Turner in the deal. Turner was a 2014 draft pick, and cannot be traded until midseason, so he's currently considered a player to be named later.


Phillies to send Jimmy Rollins to Dodgers
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12/18/2014) The Phillies have completed a trade that will send shortstop Jimmy Rollins to the Dodgers, confirms CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. News that the deal was finally going through was initially reported by Yahoo!

The deal has been in place for some time, but was dependent on a separate Dodgers deal going through. The Dodgers will send pitcher Zach Eflin to Philadelphia as part of the Rollins trade, but first needed to acquire Eflin from the Padres in the Matt Kemp deal. The Dodgers and Padres finally reached an agreement late Thursday night, meaning Eflin could finally be sent to Philadelphia. The 20-year-old Eflin posted a 3.80 ERA in 128 innings at High A last year.

Rollins, 36, hit .243/.323/.394 over 538 at-bats last season. He's in the final year of his contract, and is set to make $11 million next year.


 
 
 
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