Is this a fair trade? - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2014 Fantasy Baseball Cafe
100% Deposit Bonus for Cafe Members!

Return to Analyze/Rate My Team

Is this a fair trade?

Moderator: Baseball Moderators

Is this a fair trade?

Postby mythrabbit » Fri Mar 03, 2006 5:12 pm

I'm very on the fence about the following trade...I'm looking for some recommendations.

Here's my team:

C - J Lopez
1b - T Helton
2b - C Utley
3b - D Wright
ss - M Young
of - K Griffey Jr
of - C Tracy
of - S Green
Util - R Sexson
bn - P Polanco
bn - D Dellucci

SP - R Harden
SP - B Sheets
RP - J Borowski
RP - D Weathers
P - J Beckett
P - B Myers
P - Z Duke
bn - Capuano
bn - Clement
bn - Liriano

The trade offer is this:
J Santana, E Renteria, and C Cordero for me
M Young, R Harden, and S Green for him

Is it a good trade for me, or I am I just breaking even while he improves a lot (he has closers to spare and is desperate for offense)?
mythrabbit
Softball Supervisor
Softball Supervisor


Posts: 34
Joined: 22 Feb 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby FantasyGURU802 » Fri Mar 03, 2006 5:24 pm

If your the one getting Johan Santana then I would do it...
[b]Member of the SGMKL[/b]
[b]THE FANTASY GURU[/b]
FantasyGURU802
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor


Posts: 610
Joined: 12 Feb 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: On the Mound

Postby carmo911 » Fri Mar 03, 2006 5:29 pm

Agree get Johan. You'll be able to make up the difference.

See mine,

http://www.fantasybaseballcafe.com/foru ... p?t=173293
carmo911
College Coach
College Coach

User avatar

Posts: 106
Joined: 20 Feb 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Philly

Postby luckygehrig » Fri Mar 03, 2006 5:34 pm

This would be better addressed in the Draft, Trade, Keeper and Waiver Questions forum, but I'll give it a shot anyways. I like the trade for you. There's no better pitcher in the game than Johan and Cordero is an immediate upgrade at RP. The only place you really lose out here is at SS. Renteria is a significant dropoff from Young, but a lot of people like Renteria for a bounce back year to his STL numbers. I think you have plenty of power on offense to take care of letting Young go. If I were you however, I'd see if you could maybe trade him a 1B instead of OF as you have 4 guys who qualify there in Helton, Utley, Tracy, and Sexson (and likely Lopez pretty soon after the season starts). I don't like Green that much, but he's a little bit of an upgrade over Dellucci. If you can get him interested in one of your 1B, I'd like that a lot better for you.
luckygehrig
Major League Manager
Major League Manager

User avatar
Cafe WriterMock(ing) DrafterLucky Ladders Weekly Winner
Posts: 1633
Joined: 26 Apr 2005
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Nevada

Postby thebalcobomber » Fri Mar 03, 2006 5:48 pm

Do it and do it now!

Santana is a huge upgrade over Harden. Hell, he's the best pitcher in the game (at least fantasy wise, anyway). Renteria is a downgrade to Young and you'll lose a bit of speed, but you'll still have a pretty strong lineup in the end. You'll probably have to deal a pitcher for an OF unless you actually want Dellucci starting with no backup, but C. Cordero should anchor the Nats bullpen and pick you up a good amount of saves with a solid ERA and K's. Not big on Shawn Green to begin with as he's starting to age. But Cordero is the closer you need since your relievers are pretty skim on fantasy talent.

Suggestion:

After you do the trade, deal Clement/Capuano for a good closer/good OF if you can.
When there's a fork in the road....TAKE IT! (Yogi Berra)
thebalcobomber
Little League Legend
Little League Legend


Posts: 21
Joined: 3 Mar 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby wroclawredsox » Sat Mar 04, 2006 5:11 pm

Ditto, take the trade
wroclawredsox
College Coach
College Coach


Posts: 144
Joined: 1 Mar 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Poland


Return to Analyze/Rate My Team

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 10 guests

Forums Articles & Tips Sleepers Rankings Leagues


Today's Games
Wednesday, Apr. 16
(All times are EST, weather icons show forecast for game time)

Atlanta at Atlanta
(12:35 pm)
NY Yankees at NY Yankees
(12:35 pm)
Chi Cubs at Chi Cubs
(1:05 pm)
Detroit at Detroit
(1:10 pm)
Cleveland at Cleveland
(3:40 pm)
Washington at Miami
(7:05 pm)
indoors
Seattle at Texas
(7:05 pm)
Kansas City at Houston
(7:08 pm)
Toronto at Minnesota
(7:10 pm)
Boston at Chi White Sox
(8:05 pm)
LA Angels at LA Angels
(8:10 pm)
Oakland at Oakland
(8:10 pm)
San Diego at San Diego
(8:10 pm)
Colorado at Colorado
(10:05 pm)
San Francisco at San Francisco
(10:10 pm)
LA Dodgers at LA Dodgers
(10:15 pm)

  • Fantasy Baseball
  • Article Submissions
  • Privacy Statement
  • Site Survey 
  • Contact