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2009 Fake Teams NL-Only 4x4 Draft Results

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Last night, the official Fake Teams 4x4 NL-only keeper league kicked-off. With six-man reserve lists this officially qualifies as a deep league. As a result, I focused on adding everyday players without the level of attention to AVG I normally use in mixed leagues.

Other than being able to field a hitting squad that should be very competitive, I was surprised how quickly the auction devolved into $12-$15 players. I certainly was regretting spending big on Jose Reyes, Ryan Braun and Tim Lincecum when Andre Either went for $7, Justin upton at $14, Jayson Werth at $17, etc. Fortunately, there wasn't one team scooping up these tremendous values. Everyone was down to the same amount of cash by then.

I like my team better this morning than I did at 12:45 AM when the draft finished. I am weak in Saves, but feel I have enough speed/hitting to address that area as the season progresses. I didn't focus too much on the keeper aspect, though. That may be a bigger regret especially if this team proves to be terminally weak in another area.

Pos Team Player Salary
C ARI Chris Snyder 3
C CIN Ramon Hernandez 9
1B NYM Carlos Delgado 12
2B HOU Kazuo Matsui 1
3B CIN Edwin Encarnacion 10
SS NYM Jose Reyes 42
MI FLA Emilio Bonifacio 1
CI PHI Pedro Feliz 2
OF MIL Ryan Braun 42
OF STL Colby Rasmus 1
OF STL Ryan Ludwick 18
OF WAS Lastings Milledge 13
OF CIN Willy Taveras 16
U COL Todd Helton 4
P MIL Carlos Villanueva 2
P SF Randy Johnson 8
P PHI Chan Ho Park 1
P PIT Paul Maholm 2
P ARI Jon Rauch 1
P WAS Joel Hanrahan 12
P SF Tim Lincecum 37
P HOU Wandy Rodriguez 7
P PHI Brett Myers 10
RES PIT Ramon Vazquez 1
RES COL Seth Smith 1
RES PIT John Grabow 1
RES PIT Nyjer Morgan 1
RES CIN Jared Burton 1
RES SD Scott Hairston 1