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Vetoable Trade?

Postby machine3 » Sat Apr 12, 2008 11:03 am

I have had some complaints about this trade. I know there is no collusion, and none of the teams believe there is. I have never vetoed a trade in any league where I was commish, but I would like some other opinions.

Team 1 gets:
Manny Corpas
Orlando Hudson

Team 2 gets:
Alex Rios

Although I think Team 2 is getting the better of this deal, I don't think there is reason to veto, even though Team 2 is in first place (I know, only one week). I may post this link on the league site, so let me know what you think. Thanks.
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Re: Vetoable Trade?

Postby machine3 » Sat Apr 12, 2008 11:06 am

By the way, this is a 12-team keeper league (keep up to 12).
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Re: Vetoable Trade?

Postby Matthias » Sat Apr 12, 2008 11:43 am

I wouldn't veto. There's a legitimate argument, especially in a keeper league, that the values are approximate, or at least not obscene. Tell the grumblers that you understand their concern but that it is still based upon fair value.
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Re: Vetoable Trade?

Postby Motown Blues » Sat Apr 12, 2008 11:16 pm

Since it's clearly no collusion, it can be considered a fair deal made between consenting managers trying to improve their teams. Irrelevant to banter over the balance of the trade in a situation like this (it's not significantly lopsided). But for what it's worth: it's reasonable, as clearly one player is looking for saves / middle infielder and the other an OF. You are commissioner, so let them grumble. No veto, give them your reasons.
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Re: Vetoable Trade?

Postby Bloody Sox » Mon Apr 14, 2008 12:38 pm

Agree with the others: definitely no veto, especially in a keeper league.

Each manager has to be able to improve his own team now, so they should be able to address position and category weaknesses even if a trade is imbalanced (not lopsided). Corpas was a 7th-8th round type of guy, Rios a 4th-5th round type of guy. Close enough with Hudson thrown in there.

And managers also need to be able to judge for themselves the future the value of a deal - this is where this being a keeper league is key. If one manager thinks that Rios is injury prone, or likely to get dealt to a pitcher's ballpark, or whatever - he might have his own reasons to devalue a guy more than others would.
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Re: Vetoable Trade?

Postby abrage22 » Mon Apr 14, 2008 6:31 pm

do not veto this :-t
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Re: Vetoable Trade?

Postby pokerplaya » Mon Apr 14, 2008 8:37 pm

No veto.
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Re: Vetoable Trade?

Postby machine3 » Tue Apr 15, 2008 11:10 pm

Thanks, guys. I appreciate the feedback.
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Re: Vetoable Trade?

Postby Wilson33 » Wed Apr 16, 2008 4:44 am

I agree with the other posters. This trade could possibly help both owners in some way. As long as that is the case, don't veto any trade.
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