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Saturday, December 31, 2011

MLB Homegrown Teams

Well, it looks like #6org is #1

What if players were only permitted to stay with the team that originally made them a professional? No trades, no Rule-5 Draft, no waivers, no minor- or major-league free agency ... once you are a professional baseball player, you stay in that organization. This series shows how all 30 teams would look. We give you: Homegrown teams.

Misirlou cut his hair and moved to Rome Posted: December 31, 2011 at 05:08 PM | 107 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   101. OCF Posted: January 02, 2012 at 05:28 AM (#4027089)
Jeff Kent as the Cleveland 2B? (And Avila brings up the issue of whether his prior Mexican League record changes how you view him.)

Edit: oops, no. Cleveland was Kent's third team.
   102. Eric J can SABER all he wants to Posted: January 02, 2012 at 09:01 PM (#4027209)
Hal Trosky would seem to be a better Indians first baseman than Chambliss. Hell, Richie Sexson and Sean Casey would qualify as Indians here and might be better.

Jim Thome at third is a real stretch. Yeah, he started out there but he was no third baseman.

Putting Thome at first and Al Rosen or Ken Keltner at third is going to be a better team anyway.
   103. Random Transaction Generator Posted: January 02, 2012 at 10:09 PM (#4027269)
I'm probably missing some players, but here's my best all-time drafted by the Blue Jays:

C: Greg Myers
1B: John Olerud
2B: Jeff Kent
3B: Casey Blake
SS: Michael Young
OF: Jesse Barfield
OF: Vernon Wells
OF: Shawn Green
DH: Carlos Delgado

SP: Roy Halladay
SP: Dave Stieb
SP: David Wells
SP: Chris Carpenter
SP: Jimmy Key
RP: Mike Timlin
RP: Duane Ward
RP: John Cerutti
RP: Brandon League

The good-team Jays were usually built through trades (Alomar/Carter) or Rule 5 pick-ups (Bell, Gruber).
   104. Eric J can SABER all he wants to Posted: January 02, 2012 at 10:17 PM (#4027276)
2B: Jeff Kent
3B: Casey Blake
SS: Michael Young

Tony Fernandez should work in somewhere here - Young to third and Fernandez at short would work.
   105. Jobu is silent on the changeup Posted: January 03, 2012 at 12:57 PM (#4027734)
3B - Inge? (What a Gobi desert of talent this position has been for Detroit. Kell was Pha prop. first)

Brandon Inge can't carry Travis Fryman's jock.
   106. Jobu is silent on the changeup Posted: January 03, 2012 at 12:59 PM (#4027736)
Why do people keep moving Matthews to 1B for Chipper? Chipper is an absolute butcher.
   107. kthejoker Posted: January 03, 2012 at 04:46 PM (#4028059)
Astros have a mediocre team with a couple of exceptions ... and a decent bullpen.

C: Jason Varitek
1B: Lance Berkman
2B: Craig Biggio
SS: Bill Doran
3B: Ken Caminiti
LF: Luis Gonzalez
CF: Kenny Lofton
RF: Hunter Pence

Bench: Phil Nevin, Ben Zobrist, Cliff Johnson, Scott Fletcher

SP: Roy Oswalt
SP: J.R. Richard
SP: Scott ERickson
SP: Mike Flanagan
SP: Ken Forsch

RP: Todd Jones
RP: Brad Lidge
RP: Billy Wagner
RP: Dave Smith
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