Next up in the fantasy baseball discussion is second base. Here are the players currently on my roster:
- Brian Roberts
- Kolbrin Vitek
- Willy Aybar
- Jamey Carroll
After suffering through Brian Roberts’ injury plagued season in 2010, I have to keep him around this year. I’ll be getting him at a huge discount this season at 1682 down from 4293. If Roberts puts up his usual numbers then that’s going to be a huge bargain for me.
Kolbrin Vitek is last year’s first round pick by the Red Sox so he’s sticking around at a salary of 100.
Willy Aybar is interesting only because he qualifies for three positions: 2B, 3B and 1B. His salary next season will be 536.
Jamey Carroll also qualifies for three positions: 2B, SS, and 3B. If I keep these two guys on my bench then I’ve got my whole infield covered as long as they’re playing. Carroll’s salary will be 799. I’m not sure if a couple of utility infielders are worthy of keeper picks though.
What are your thoughts? Do I roll the dice and see what’s out there for utility players in the redistribution draft? Should I feel secure going into the season with Roberts as my starting second sacker?