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Postby Sensei » Thu Mar 08, 2007 11:34 pm

12-team 5x5 roto
Currently trying to trade LaRoche/Chavez/Teahen for Outfielders

1. (6) Ryan Howard 1B
2. (19) Mark Teixeira 1B
3. (30) Jimmy Rollins SS
4. (43) Chone Figgins 2B,3B,OF
5. (54) Francisco Rodríguez RP
6. (67) Billy Wagner RP
7. (78) Ben Sheets SP
8. (91) Jeremy Bonderman SP
9. (102) Rocco Baldelli OF
10. (115) Dan Haren SP
11. (126) Brian Fuentes RP
12. (139) Nick Markakis OF
13. (150) Javier Vázquez SP
14. (163) Michael Barrett C
15. (174) Adam LaRoche 1B
16. (187) Eric Chávez 3B
17. (198) Jorge Cantú 2B
18. (211) Mark Teahen 3B
19. (222) Alex Gordon 3B
20. (235) Ian Snell SP
21. (246) Chris Duffy OF


C Michael Barrett (ChC - C)
1B Ryan Howard (Phi - 1B)
2B Chone Figgins (LAA - 2B,3B,OF)
3B Mark Teahen (KC - 3B)
SS Jimmy Rollins (Phi - SS)
OF Rocco Baldelli (TB - OF)
OF Nick Markakis (Bal - OF)
OF Chris Duffy (Pit - OF)
Util Mark Teixeira (Tex - 1B)
BN Eric Chávez (Oak - 3B)
BN Adam LaRoche (Pit - 1B)
BN Jorge Cantú (TB - 2B)
BN Alex Gordon (KC - 3B)

SP Ben Sheets (Mil - SP)
SP Jeremy Bonderman (Det - SP)
P Dan Haren (Oak - SP)
P Javier Vázquez (CWS - SP)
BN Ian Snell (Pit - SP)
RP Francisco Rodríguez (LAA - RP)
RP Billy Wagner (NYM - RP)
P Brian Fuentes (Col - RP)
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Postby Havok1517 » Fri Mar 09, 2007 12:09 am

Yeah, u obviously have too many corner infielders. Going after power OF and another starter would be smart.

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Postby DaQ » Fri Mar 09, 2007 10:17 am

Your OF and the rotation may be a litttle weaker, but your IF is not bad at all.

Howard and Tex give you power, Figgins cam play several positions, I like Rollins and you have Chavez and Cantu for some more depth as well.

Your OF has a lot of speeed but no real power, and your rotaion has a lot of risks (injuries/sleeper possibilities). Wagner/K-Rod in the pen is a nice duo.

I would actually try and trade LaRoche (remember Teahan will probably move to OF) for a power-hitting OF or another SP/middle RP.

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Postby BronXBombers51 » Fri Mar 09, 2007 1:44 pm

If I were you, I'd shop Ryan Howard.

Teixeira is going to bounce back in a huge way this year. Remember last year when he was going 3rd overall? His skill didn't evaporate, as we all saw in the 2nd half last year. I expect nearly 45 jacks from him, 120 RBIs, 100 runs and a solid .290 BA to boot.

Howard will outproduce him. But Howard is a much bigger name right now, and he'll fetch you a much bigger price. Look for an outfielder. Maybe try to put a package together for a guy like Soriano.

Better yet, target teams who have outfielders like Manny Ramirez, Lance Berkman, Carlos Lee, etc.

Offer them Howard for that player, plus a good starting pitcher to bolster your rotation. I think if you try this out, you'll get plenty of offers and options, and end up liking the result.


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Postby nakgxf » Fri Mar 09, 2007 2:09 pm

I actually might agree about trading Howard, though I typically despise trading the best player on my team. You have a great 1B, and could get a top notch OF (Manny, Beltran, Berkman, etc...) and a quality starting pitcher for Howard.

And don't move Teahen for an OF yet. I don't know if you know this, but Teahen's moving to the OF this year to make room for Alex Gordon, so he will likely gain OF eligibility.

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Postby MaggsIsMint » Fri Mar 09, 2007 2:54 pm

I would also not reccommend trading Teahan for the reasons that others have suggested. Originally I would have said try and move LaRoche for a Michael Cuddyer type outfielder but if you feel comfortable moving Howard then I would be inclined to agree with the previous poster who suggested that. I think if you shop Howard for a good OF and a reliable starting pitcher your overall performance should go up significantly.

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