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Postby dbacksman » Sun Mar 13, 2005 3:59 pm

im tryin to trade for sheets in a league im in ive made very good offers so far for him with such players as ortiz hafner wirght isringhausen etc but they only way he says he wil part with sheets is 4 d ortiz and rj, im gonna tell him 2 shove it coz thats just stupid so shld i keep tryin at him n get him 2 budge or do i go else were n get schmidt or someone else and not bother trading with this guy again
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Postby AcidRock23 » Sun Mar 13, 2005 4:03 pm

if he REALLY thinks that Sheets= Ortiz+ RJ, I don't think that there's any reason to trade w/ him again. If he's just 'dealing' he might budge but, even though I'm keen on Sheets, I don't see him = to RJ this year as the Yanks are likely to win 105 games or so and the Brew crew will be lucky to get 67.
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Postby Strasil42 » Sun Mar 13, 2005 4:07 pm

forget him. i hate dealing with managers who overrate their players. Go after schmidt instead.
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Postby Spartans Rule » Sun Mar 13, 2005 4:32 pm

The most likely scenario is that he's an idiot who will never accept a reasonable trade offer.

However, another scenario is that he senses that you really, really want Sheets and he wants to see just how bad. This would be a pretty sharklike play.

Either way, he's probably not the most desirable trading partner in the world.
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Postby quietstorm » Sun Mar 13, 2005 5:07 pm

Sounds like either he's a fantasy imbecile, or he's very attached to Sheets. (His team name isn't "Under the Sheets," or anything, is it? That could be a giveaway...)
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Postby mcmahojl » Sun Mar 13, 2005 9:59 pm

That manager is a moron, and I hope he looses your league. I hate when managers in the legaue that I am playing in always DEMAND that they get the obvious better end.
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Postby Payne Dailey » Sun Mar 13, 2005 10:09 pm

Trading 101 says to get the best player in the deal.

That said I'd try a Ortiz for Sheets 1for1 and see if he counters.

If he comes up with another off the wall counter just move on and try later.

Everyone thinks they have THE team before the season.
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Postby nikku88 » Mon Mar 14, 2005 1:40 am

Many people offer really stupid trades before the season starts.
I love when they will offer some guy they picked up in the 9th for a player I chose in the 5th.
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Postby unclepaulie » Mon Mar 14, 2005 9:35 am

WHy is the guy a moron? He simply isn't looking to trade.
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