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Postby DINO » Sun Aug 10, 2003 10:58 pm

I traded J Julio for D Lowe for starters, anyone else made any bonehead moves or trades as bad?
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Postby The Jury » Sun Aug 10, 2003 11:25 pm

I traded Odalis Perez for Ebie Loaiza but who saw that coming? I traded Bret Boone for Chipper when I had a full lineup, leaving me with an empty 2B slot and an extra outfielder for no reason.
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Postby Bukoski77 » Mon Aug 11, 2003 12:10 am

I've managed to avoid bad trades this year, but had my bonehead drops. I dropped Dontrelle Willis to make room for Jose Contreras in one league when Contreras got recalled from the minors. Willis was about 1-1 at the time :-B . I also dropped Nevin early in the year when I read from several sites that Nevin wouldnt be ready until September at the earliest :-[ .

Last year when Pedro was on the DL early in the year I thought he was washed up and traded him for Rob Nen and Shannon Stewart in a roto league. That one really hurt. :~(
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Postby Madison » Mon Aug 11, 2003 12:24 am

I nominate a guy in one of my leagues who dropped Webb, when Webb went on the DL.

Am I happy that I picked him up. :-D
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Postby mtarail » Mon Aug 11, 2003 12:49 am

Thanks for asking.

The worst was a trade that I didn't accept. Remember way back in the end of May when Dunn and Kearns were so hot and Halladay was awful? Well, I really wanted him and I offered Dunn. Halladay's owner counteroffered Kearns. I refused the deal. I'm still kicking myself.
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Postby young breezy » Mon Aug 11, 2003 3:38 am

during my draft, the news broke out that aaron boone would be playing 2b, my pick was about to come up, and i thought he'd be a steal.. so i traded tim salmon and bret boone for aj burnett. :-t

i made up for it through these other trades i made during the draft:
-traded bartolo colon for chipper jones and jason schmidt ;-D
-traded troy percival for jason kendall and mike cameron ;-D
-traded billy koch for edgar renteria ;-D
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Postby GSes » Mon Aug 11, 2003 4:19 am

I droped Vernon Wells in an 8 team league back in like mid April, I droped Wells for Cory Patterson who was my money for a month then what happened

Patterson gone for the season
Wells ALL STAR BREAK OUT

Well this is why i hate 8 team lagues, would have neveer droped him in a 12 teamer.

oh well, im still mad!!!!


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I will nominate a friend of mine in that 8 team league, Early May when Bagwell was NL MVP. And giambi was AL DUD.

I convinced him to trade me

His Giambi and Sosa

for my Bagwell, Salmon (I sold that 20 game hitting streak), and Loaiza.

Im in 2nd he is now in 7th
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Postby Dr. Duran Duran » Mon Aug 11, 2003 4:37 am

I play in a basic points based league where you only get points for the following pitching categories

Wins = 10
Shutouts = 10 bonus points
Losses = -5
Saves = 4
Strikeouts = 1 point

I traded away RP Rocky Biddle for SP Curt Schilling when Schilling was on the DL. The trade was fair because the team with Schilling had a plethora of SP talent and desperately needed a closer. Since the trade Schilling has won just one game and lost twice while Biddle has saved half a dozen games. Not the worst trade in the world, but when you're running out of innings and down by just a handful of points, the trade, which looked like a no-brainer, has come back to haunt me a little.
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Postby d18Mike » Mon Aug 11, 2003 6:47 am

Damien Moss for Loiza -- who I thought was a fluke.

Moss, at 6-1 seemed like the real deal.

My WHIP still hasn't recovered despite cutting Moss loose months ago.
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Postby daveblotto » Mon Aug 11, 2003 8:31 am

I traded Berkman and Jeter to get schmidt. I was getting another player in retrurn a choice of Kielty or F.Thomas, I took Kielty! DOH! I mean If I took Thomas, I think you could Maybe say I win that trade.
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