It's a 12-team keeper league, and I was offered my KRod for his Teixiera. I guess the guy feels like he is ok at the corners, and is in terrible need of saves. For whatever reason, I accepted, but there is now talk of vetoes on the message boards. What do you think? Is it veto-able? I think we can all agree I'm getting the value on the deal, but I'm wondering your thoughts on what should and shouldn't be vetoed. For some background, here are our squads:
My Team: C Geovany Soto (ChC - C) 1B Chris Davis (Tex - 1B,3B) 2B Robinson Canó (NYY - 2B) 3B Adrián Béltre (Sea - 3B) SS Hanley Ramírez (Fla - SS) OF Nick Markakis (Bal - OF) OF Ryan Braun (Mil - OF) OF Hunter Pence (Hou - OF) Util David Ortiz(Bos - Util) BN James Loney (LAD - 1B) BN Nelson Cruz (Tex - OF)
SP Dan Haren (Ari - SP) SP Chad Billingsley (LAD - SP) RP Mariano Rivera (NYY - RP) RP Francisco Rodríguez (NYM - RP) P Heath Bell (SD - RP) P Huston Street (Col - RP) P Carlos Villanueva (Mil - SP,RP) BN John Danks (CWS - SP) BN Chris Carpenter(StL - SP) BN Jered Weaver (LAA - SP) BN Wandy Rodríguez (Hou - SP)
His Team: C A.J. Pierzynski (CWS - C) 1B Kevin Youkilis (Bos - 1B,3B) 2B Howie Kendrick (LAA - 2B) 3B Pablo Sandoval (SF - C,1B,3B) SS J.J. Hardy (Mil - SS) OF Magglio Ordóñez(Det - OF) OF Johnny Damon (NYY - OF) OF Manny Ramírez (LAD - OF) Util Jim Thome (CWS - Util) BN Aaron Rowand (SF - OF) BN Mark Teixeira (NYY - 1B) BN Michael Young (Tex - SS) BN Kazuo Matsui (Hou - 2B) BN Rickie Weeks (Mil - 2B)
SP Scott Kazmir (TB - SP) SP Daisuke Matsuzaka(Bos - SP) RP Max Scherzer(Ari - SP,RP) RP Brad Ziegler (Oak - RP) P Brandon Lyon (Det - RP) P Johnny Cueto(Cin - SP) P Gavin Floyd (CWS - SP) BN Gil Meche (KC - SP)
I don't believe in trade veto's (collusion excepted), if you wan the deal to go thru, put some meat on your side of the trade - add Beltre to Krod for Tex. He certainly will benefit playing Adrian over Sandoval, and Beltre has no spot on your roster with the addition of Tex, and the move of Davis to 3rd.
^ That's a good idea. If it ends up getting vetoed, I may re-submit it as Beltre + Krod for Tex. I think that takes off some of the sting, indeed.
I'm in agreement with all on the principal of no vetoing. We're trying to get there in our league. There have been several vetoes in the past, and I think people are getting fed up with the excessive vetoing. We'll see what happens. I'm cool with it either way.