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Horrible trade to veto or not ?

Postby MaximeGravel » Fri Mar 18, 2011 7:06 pm

I'm in a dynasty league with deeep bench.

someone just traded Logan Morrison and Nick Markakis for Aubrey Huff and Brennan Boesch...

It's an horrible trade IMO.

Logan Morrison vs Huff could be a decent trade... but I think morrison have more value since he will play full time in FLA and was a decent prospect in the minors hitting 292/383/465 with some great power.

Then it leave us with Nick Markakis vs Brennan Boesch ???

Boesch was never a top 100 prospect. He got a decent minor league record, and a great first 100 AB in the majors ... but that's it. He will be a bench player this year in DET...

against markakis ? an establised player, that's entering his prime and will hit in the middle of a great offensive lineup in BAL.

I'm the commish of this league and I can't believe everyone in the league wants that trade to happen...
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Re: Horrible trade to veto or not ?

Postby Lenny6 » Fri Mar 18, 2011 7:19 pm

Yeah, it is a bad trade, but I wouldn't veto it. There is no reason to think that this early in the season somebody would purposely be tanking, so maybe both parties actually like what they are getting? :-S I'd say the commish's job is to prevent cheating, not protect someone from being taken advantage of.
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Re: Horrible trade to veto or not ?

Postby chargerss24 » Fri Mar 18, 2011 9:26 pm

Lenny6 wrote: I'd say the commish's job is to prevent cheating, not protect someone from being taken advantage of.


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Re: Horrible trade to veto or not ?

Postby avsfan4ever33 » Fri Mar 18, 2011 10:02 pm

I'd certainly prefer the Markakis side of the deal, but this isn't close to vetoable, IMO.
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Re: Horrible trade to veto or not ?

Postby Jabs » Fri Mar 18, 2011 10:07 pm

chargerss24 wrote:
Lenny6 wrote: I'd say the commish's job is to prevent cheating, not protect someone from being taken advantage of.


This.


BINGO.
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Re: Horrible trade to veto or not ?

Postby MaximeGravel » Mon Mar 21, 2011 6:48 pm

Well in a seasonal league I would agree. But in a dynasty league I dont see this league working out for the guy who gets boesch and huff.

Anyway, the trade was allowed. Thanks to all !
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Re: Horrible trade to veto or not ?

Postby Nyger Morgan MD » Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:20 pm

Markakis part getting a lot better deal but don't think it is veto worthy.

Reply to mine please:
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