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Postby STONES » Wed Feb 25, 2004 5:59 pm

I drew a #6 pick. should i try to trade up for #1 and how much should i be willing to give up to get it?
It's a 10 team league.
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Postby demoflauchy » Wed Feb 25, 2004 6:00 pm

How many teams?

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Postby tlef316 » Wed Feb 25, 2004 6:11 pm

in a ten team league there is now way i would trade up unless the offer was heavily in your favor. in a league that small there is plenty of talent to go around if you plan and draft well.
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Postby Mookie4ever » Wed Feb 25, 2004 6:13 pm

tlef316 wrote:in a ten team league there is now way i would trade up unless the offer was heavily in your favor. in a league that small there is plenty of talent to go around if you plan and draft well.


agreed.

#5 means that you get one of Vlad, Soriano, Helton or Beltran. All are worthy selections. Getting #15 on the way back means that you get an ace or a stud MI.
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Postby easygoing » Wed Feb 25, 2004 6:31 pm

#1 isn't going to make or break your team... most teams win by who they get in rounds 6-12. You can't go wrong as long as no one gets injured
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Postby kentx12 » Wed Feb 25, 2004 6:32 pm

tlef316 wrote:in a ten team league there is now way i would trade up unless the offer was heavily in your favor. in a league that small there is plenty of talent to go around if you plan and draft well.



I agree with tlef. In a 10 team league there will be very good players around for a few rounds.
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Postby DJUmperPSU » Wed Feb 25, 2004 6:56 pm

I think it's smart, if the league you are in alows trading picks, and you do get 1 or 2 to trade down and try to get 2 picks for one preferably their 1st round and maybe 3,4, or 5. As Tlef said, the players you get in those rounds are crucial to your success for the year.
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Postby wanabe » Wed Feb 25, 2004 7:17 pm

Wouldn't give up too much.Helton will be there for you at 6. ;-D
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Postby ramble2 » Wed Feb 25, 2004 7:55 pm

Don't trade up. You'll be able to get one of the following:

1. A Rod
2. Pujols
3. Soriano
4. Vlad
5. Beltran
6. Prior
7. Helton

On the way back you can grab Tejada, or Wells, or Man Ram, or Giambi, or possibly even Bonds if people are freaked about out his trainer, or Schilling ...

6 is a great position to be drafting in. You'll do fine.
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Postby PacBellParker » Wed Feb 25, 2004 8:03 pm

In a 10-player snake draft, I traded my No. 2 spot in the draft (not just the #2 pick, but the actual spot) and my No. 11 pick to a Pujols fan for his No. 5 spot and his No. 7 pick.
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