So far we’ve chronicled the first three segments of our draft. With the last portion, I’ll give our readers one pick I really liked by each owner and one pick that I didn’t agree with. Tomorrow, I’ll give a general recap with each team, highlighting strengths and weaknesses. Without further delay, here’s the last portion of our draft..

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R SCOTT DAN KENNY STEVE MATT
16 G. SOTO A. HILL A. PAGAN P. SANDOVAL R. FURCAL
17 JJ PUTZ V. WELLS R. DICKEY M. BOURNE J. PIERRE
18 C PEREZ H. STREET D. ORTIZ J. NATHAN R. DAVIS
19 N. SWISHER C. QUENTIN N. MORGAN M. GARZA B. MORROW
20 C. UTLEY D. STOREN M. REYNOLDS G. BECKHAM J. VALVERDE
21 B. MATUSZ C. PENA R. NOLASCO B. LIDGE B. MYERS
22 H. KENDRICK H. KURODA R. ROMERO E. VOLQUEZ V. GUERRERO
23 A. LIND J. CHACIN J. NIESE C. LEE M. THORNTON
24 G. GONZALEZ M. WIETERS J. GARCIA J. POSADA R. FRANKLIN
25 K. GREGG E. AYBAR B. ABREU B. WEBB H. KUO
26 B. ROBERTS M. RAMIREZ D. LEE C. BELTRAN M. NAPOLI
27 C. SALE C. HEADLEY J. DE LA ROSA J. PERALTA I. KENNEDY
28 C. JONES B. LYON L. NUNEZ J. HANRAHAN I. NOVA


R ADAM MIKE JEFF
16 B. GARDNER I. DESMOND S. CASTRO
17 C. LEWIS T. CAHILL J. BAY
18 I. STEWART A. JONES A. JACKSON
19 G. SIZEMORE J. BROXTON J. AXFORD
20 J. LACKEY K. JOHNSON M. CAPPS
21 J. PEAVY D. HUDSON J. VENTERS
22 A. BURNETT T. HUNTER F. FRANCISCO
23 F. CORDERO R. DEMPSTER C. KIMBREL
24 M. CUDDYER L. GREGERSON D. BARD
25 R. SORIANO A. CHAPMAN M. ADAMS
26 M. MONTERO J. SANTANA C. YOUNG
27 R. MARTIN G. FLOYD J. TABATA
28 C. PAVANO D. SPAN J. THOLE

Jeff Steinberg, NYSOS Staff Writer

Pick I liked: Johnny Venters (21) and Craig Kimbrel (23). Jeff solidified obtaining saves in the Atlanta bullpen. Kimbrel is first in line for Billy Wagner’s vacated closer spot, but having Venters too gives Jeff an insurance policy.

Pick I disliked: Matt Capps (20) Joe Nathan is back so that means Capps will be relegated to the eighth inning. Capps’ WHIP (1.30) is a little high for a set-up man.

Mike Ulatoski, NYSOS Staff Writer (Last year: First place)

Pick I liked: Jonathan Broxton (19) Entering the 2010 season, Broxton was the top rated fantasy closer, but had a disasterous 2010 campaign. Broxton blew five of his last eight save opportunities and lost the role to Hong Chi Kuo. However, new manager Don Mattingly has stated that Broxton will start the season as the Dodgers closer. I like the low-risk, high reward of the pick.

Pick I disliked: Johan Santana (26): There have been conflicting reports, but Santana may not even pitch during the 2011 season. At the earliest, Santana will rejoin the Mets after the All-Star break. When Santana is healthy, he’s a Top 20 fantasy pitcher. However, he may not even pitch this season.

Adam Poedubicky, NYSOS Staff Writer (Last year, Fourth place)

Pick I liked: AJ Burnett (22) Call me crazy, but I’m bullish on Allan James this season. It’s been well-documented that Burnett’s 2010 season was historically bad. However, Burnett has the skill set to be one of the ten best pitchers in the game. It’s a good gamble in the 22nd round.

Pick I disliked: Francisco Cordero (23) Cordero’s 1.43 WHIP last season was easily the worst in his career. His strikeout rate fell to 7.31 K/9. Add in Aroldis Chapman’s 100+ MPH fastball and Cordero faces pressure from the start this season. The Reds are playoff contenders, so I’m expecting a short leash for Mr. Cordero.

Matt Vereb, NYSOS Owner (Last year, third place)

Pick I liked: Vladimir Guerrero (22) It’s hard to find a player who hit .300 with 29 HRs and 115 RBIs in the 22nd round. Guerrero moves from the friendly confides of Arlington to the equally cushy digs of Camden Yards. The Orioles have a very underrated lineup, so I see nothing but upside with this pick.

Pick I disliked: Mike Napoli (26) Dan grabbed Matt Wieters a round before I wanted him so I was left with Napoli. I already have a very strong core of power hitters and Napoli won’t do me any favors in the batting average category.

Steve Fiorenza, Avid NYSOS Reader
Pick I liked: Pablo Sandoval (16) Steve grabbed Kung Fu Panda right before me in the 16th round. After I got done cursing Steve out, I realized that I missed out on a Panda on a mission. Sandoval is having a great spring and is 30 pounds lighter this year. A big Bamboo bounce back is on the way.

Pick I disliked: Jorge Posada (24) I’m a big Jorge supporter, but the numbers just aren’t in Georgie’s favor. He has failed to appear in more than 120 games over the last three seasons. Add in his declining batting average and age and I felt like Steve could have went younger with this pick.

Kenny Mauss, NYSOS Staff Writer (Last Year, Sixth place)

Pick I liked: David Ortiz (18) Big Papi is a man on a mission. He is entering a contract year and will be hitting in an absolutely loaded Red Sox order. Papi smacked 32 homers last year and drove in 102 runs. Expect him to improve on those numbers this season.

Pick I disliked: RA Dickey (17) Dickey’s 2.84 ERA was impressive last year, but he won’t help Kenny out in the wins or strikeout department. Plus, can we expect Dickey to have the same success in 2011? Kenny could have waited for the crafty knuckleballer.

Dan Shaw, NYSOS Staff Writer

Pick I liked: Hiroki Kuroda (22) Kuroda’s K/9 rate has improved over the last three seasons. Kuroda’s 3.39 ERA is just icing on the cake in the 22nd round.

Pick I disliked: Erick Aybar (25) I hate Erick Aybar with a passion. He is just pesky, annoying, and perfect for Dan’s team. The end.

Scott Kasper, Avid NYSOS Reader

Pick I liked: Nick Swisher (19) Great value pick for Scott here. Swisher has crushed 29 homers respectively in the last two seasons. Add in the protection of the Yankee lineup and Swish Hawk is the best fifth outfielder on anyone’s fantasy squad.

Pick I disliked: Chase Utley (20) No one has any idea what to expect out of Utley. The uncertainty surrounding his knee injury is troublesome. If Utley starts to play in May, this may be the steal of the draft. But, we just don’t know for sure!