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Thread: Ankiel or Headley

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    Williamsport, PA

    Ankiel or Headley

    I'm in a NL-only league with a $260 cap. We can keep six players for up to three years. I'm trying to decide between Rick Ankiel and Chase Headley for my final keeper spot:

    Ankiel, 1 yr left on contract, $10 price tag.

    Headley, 2 yrs left on contract, $5 price tag.

    Who would you take?
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    Vampire Weekend @Bernie's camisadelgolf's Avatar
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    Cincinnati, OH

    Re: Ankiel or Headley

    At first glance, I would have gone with Headley and felt good about it because I love his potential, but the lack of hitters in the Pads' lineup has me concerned. It's a tough choice, but I think I'd go for Ankiel thanks to being on the same team as Pujols.

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    Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    Re: Ankiel or Headley

    I would go with Ankiel. 25 HR's in 120 games last year although batting avg. won't be great. $10 for 1 year and then he's gone, worth the risk in my opinion but your other keepers might factor into it.
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    Re: Ankiel or Headley

    If your squad can handle the low BA and needs some power go with Rick Ankiel. The conservative pick is clearly Headley because he is cheaper...
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