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Postby misterf » Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:23 am

Its a 12-team, 5x5 roto league. I missed the first 7 rounds of the draft and, as a result, my infield is a mess.

Am I crazy for wanting to make this trade offer:

I give:

Hanley Ramirez (ss)
G. Soto (c)
Jake McGee (rp)

I get:

Ryan Howard (1b)
Elvis Andrus (ss)
Jose Valverde (rp)

The other guy also has Ad. Gonzalez at 1b so he can afford to part with Howard. And K. Suzuki is his current catcher, so Soto would be a big improvement.

One of the things I like about this trade is that I could use Zobrist as a 2b since I wouldnt need him to be my 1b anyore......that means I would be able to trade either Zobrist or K Johnson for help with my pitching.

I don't like that the other guy ends up with the best player in the deal, but I feel like I get enough in I get the flexibility to make other trades later.

Of course, whir.

Thanks in advance!!!

Here is my team:

c - Soto
1b - Zobrist (1b, 2b, of)
2b - K Johnson
3b - Neil Walker (2b, 3b)
ss - Hanley Ramirez
of - M Holliday
of - M Kemp
of - J Heyward
ut - J Werth
ut - A Lind (1b, of)
bench - M Napoli (c, 1b)
bench - L Scott (1b, of)

sp - Kershaw
sp - C Hamels
sp - S Marcum
sp - M Garza
sp - J Shields
sp - E Jackson
sp - J Cueto
SP - An Sanchez

rp - L Nunez
rp - K Gregg
rp - J McGee
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Re: Am I crazy? WHIR

Postby MaudDib » Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:11 am

No. Not a good deal for you. I break it down like this:

Hanley > Howard
Soto > Andrus
McGee < Valvarde - But if McGee becomes the closer than I like McGee more.

I understand what you are trying to do but I think you can get a better deal for Hanley.
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Re: Am I crazy? WHIR

Postby Wadderboiz » Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:57 am

Your infield doesn't look all that bad to me. Walker is looking like a 20 HR 80 RBI guy, not stellar for a 3B but pretty good for a 2B, and you have the #2 overall fantasy guy in HanRam, Howard and Andrus combined will barely cover what he'll do. No deal.
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Re: Am I crazy? WHIR

Postby avsfan4ever33 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:41 am

I think you're giving up too much. Including Hanley in a deal should be able to net you a better return then that.
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Re: Am I crazy? WHIR

Postby Cypher74 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 2:37 pm

Yes, you are giving up too much here. Hanley by far the best player in this deal, and you arent even getting a Top 5 guy back at any of their positions.

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Re: Am I crazy? WHIR

Postby ABA316 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:17 pm

Hold tight. I'd much rather have Hanley than have enough guys that qualify as 1b to shuffle worst case.

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