Draft Value All-Stars

Pete & Chad discuss the best values from 2022 drafts

Keep or Kut – Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) discuss their draft value all-stars: players who, based on their draft position, have returned maximum value to their fantasy managers. These players are not only helping you win now, they are likely among your best keeper values for 2023. Chad and Pete each pick a C, CI, MI, OF, and SP.

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4:38 – Pete stars on the mound with Kyle Wright

10:25 – Chad’s pick is Shane McClanahan

15:43 – Some SP honorable mentions: Tony Gonsolin, Spencer Strider, and Martin Perez

19:24Brandon Nimmo is Pete’s OF pick

23:23 – Chad swings for the fence with Julio Rodriguez 

26:40 – Our honorable mention is Adolis Garcia

29:52 – Pete slots Jeremy Pena at MI

34:23 – Chad goes with a resurgent Gleyber Torres

40:19 – Our honorable mentions are guys who were mostly undrafted – Jon Berti, Christopher Morel

43:36 – Andrew Vaughn takes Pete’s CI spot

45:34 – Chad goes with a 3B in Austin Riley

50:36 – A pair of honorable mentions in Keep or Kut favorites Josh Bell and Brandon Drury

55:15Jonah Heim is behind the plate for Team Pete

58:40 – Chad picks Travis d’Arnaud, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t thinking about Alejandro Kirk

1:02:30 Danny Jansen and Tyler Stephenson are the honorable mentions at C

1:05:30 – Before we go, a bit of All-Star Game chatter: Does William Conteras belong? Should Clayton Kershaw get the nod for the NL? What about Justin Verlander in the AL?  Or should Shohei Ohtani start? Chad and Pete make their Home Run Derby picks, and we discuss the honorary additions to the All-Star Teams.

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Chad Young

Chad is a long-time fantasy player and baseball fan, who learned to love the game watching 100 loss teams in the truly awful Cleveland Municipal Stadium. Chad writes Going Deep for Pitcher List and co-hosts the Keep or Kut podcast on the Pitcher List Podcast Network. Chad is also one of the creators of ottoneu and you can hear him on the Ottobot Podcast and read his work on FanGraphs.

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