H2H - standard points league Been looking for SP's and throwing out trade after trade - only able to pick up Volquez and BRaden in small deals, the rest getting rejected (tho they have been fair offers)
anyway, I've been offered Matt Holliday, Aubrey Huff and John Lackey FOR MY Joba Chamberlain, Adam Jones and Pablo Sandoval.
LAckey is one SP I've been after and I had also wanted Holliday (even tho I have a crowded OF - get him cheap) - I have no problem giving up Joba and Jones I see as having an average 2H. The one I worry parting with is Sandoval. I had originally offered Alexi Ramirez in a similar deal, but I really don't want to part with Panda. I think he will continue to kill it, but I could use some good SP. Cantu and Rolen are on the WW to fill in, not terrible and the rest of my line up is strong. Panda was a WW pickup so I like the idea of turning it into LAckey.
Advice/Insight/Thoughts? Thanks and I will 100% WHIR
I too like Lackey's upside in the 2nd half, but I think you're giving up a little too much to get him. I do like that you'd be getting rid of Joba, but I'd look to see if he'd take someone else instead of Sandoval...or just see if you can leave Sandoval and Huff out of the trade completely. If it means taking someone other than Holliday, who you don't need, so be it.
Salty-Dog wrote:ugh, Cantu just got picked up - he would've replaced Sandoval at 3B - not sure I want to do this now.
the slight chance u would do this deal is really killed with that pick up. WHat are teh categories? it is is not power heavy hr, tb, and more toward average hitters average, strikeouts....etc rolen is not a bad pickup. I would pass on the deal though.
There is a chance Joba could go into the bullpen thus killing his value. Monitor that situation very closely. However if he remains a starter I would NOT make this trade, I don't like Lackey this year and Holliday was very overrated when he played in Colorado, don't expect to see those numbers again.