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Did I make a good deal

Postby Roger LaFrancois » Sat May 09, 2009 11:03 am

I think I did, just need to sanity check it.

My roster before trade
C: Napoli
1B: Pujols
2B: Weeks
SS: Theriot
3B: Reynolds
OF: Holliday, Rios, Abreau
Util: Swisher
BN: Wieters, Sandoval, Alexei, Uggla, Fukudome

SP: Johan Santana, Greinke, Buehrle, Oswalt, Laskey (DL), Nolasco
RP: Downs, Gonzales

Deal: I give Swisher, Weeks, Oswalt for Dustin Pedroia
Reasoning: Lineup is short on studs. I am strong in SP and can cover for Oswalt with Laskey off DL, I can cover for Swisher with Wieters call up. Also Konerko is available on WW. I want to open a spot on roster that is flexible to scrounge saves as positions open up.
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Re: Did I make a good deal

Postby Roger LaFrancois » Sat May 09, 2009 10:15 pm

Bumping this
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Re: Did I make a good deal

Postby reenum » Sat May 09, 2009 11:38 pm

I think it is close, but you gave up too much.

Pedroia is a definite upgrade over Weeks, but giving up Oswalt and Swisher is too much to give up. Rather than getting a "stud" where you don't necessarily need one, you should have made a smaller scale deal for a closer.
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