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Counter Offer: Braun for The Freak? WHIR

Postby clarkb » Thu Mar 24, 2011 11:51 am

Autodraft league and I didn't get my first pitcher until the 12 round! I need pitching.

Original Proposed trade:

I get: Tim Lincecum (SP), Neftali Feliz (RP), Torii Hunter (OF)
I give: Ryan Braun (OF), Ricky Weeks (2B), Shaun Marcum (SP)

Counter offer:
I get: Tim Lincecum (SP), Mariano Rivera (RP), Torii Hunter (OF)
I give: Ryan Braun (OF), Ricky Weeks (2B), John Danks (SP)

Am I still giving up too much?

Thanks in advance and I am happy to return the favor.

League type: 10 Team H2H

League settings - R HR RBI SB BB AVG - IP W SV K ERA WHIP

C Matt Wieters
1B Kevin Youkilis
2B Brandon Phillips
3B Aramis Ramírez
SS Alexei Ramírez
OF Ryan Braun
OF Carlos González
OF Nelson Cruz
Util Rickie Weeks
Util Chris Young
Util Stephen Drew
BN Adam Lind
BN Austin Jackson
BN David DeJesús
DL --empty--

SP Shaun Marcum
SP Brett Anderson
RP Andrew Bailey
RP José Valverde
P Matt Thornton
P John Danks
P Hiroki Kuroda
P Joel Hanrahan
BN Brett Myers
BN A.J. Burnett
DL --empty--
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Re: Braun for The Freak? WHIR

Postby Howie » Thu Mar 24, 2011 11:54 am

I don't like it. Trade away one of Phillips or Weeks for a Hamels-type.
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Re: Braun for The Freak? WHIR

Postby cfrat24 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 11:56 am

I think that you are giving up too much.


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Re: Counter Offer: Braun for The Freak? WHIR

Postby CubsFan4Life23 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:02 pm

I do not like it...giving up a stud hitter like Braun for Timmy is not worth it in itself. equally good hitter is always more valuable than the pitcher. Braun is a clear 1st round option whereas I stick Timmy in the 2nd round. Pitchers only pitch every 5 or so games and are more prone to injury than hitters. I am not sure I would deal Braun for Halladay either and he is the most consistent SP there is.

Try to deal Weeks away for Hanson, Kershaw, Price, Hamels or something similar.

Help please...
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