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My Choo/R. Martin for Cruz/Soto? WHIR

Postby angels7777 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 4:06 pm

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C- R. Martin
1B- Tex
2B- Kinsler
3B- Longo
SS- Rollins
OF- Choo, Ellsbury, C. Lee
UTIL- M. Reynolds
BN- Bay

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RP- League, Rauch, Gregg
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1B- Santana
2B- Carp
3B- Wright
SS- Desmnd
OF- J. Uptn, Trout, Polanco
UTIL- Springr
BN- Heywrd, Wrth
SP- Hamels, Teheran, Liriano, Garza, Kluber, Fister, A. Sanchez, Gio, Latos, Cobb, Arieta
RP- Melancon, Smith, Hawkins
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Re: My Choo/R. Martin for Cruz/Soto? WHIR

Postby brakeyawself » Thu Mar 24, 2011 4:18 pm

Its a good trade if you think that Cruz will stay healthy. I never invest too much into Cruz for that very reason. While you can't predict injuries, some guys just have a habit of never playing a whole season. Cruz is certainly an extreme case of that.

Personally, I think you could be more Stable with Choo, and find another deal or someone on the WW that could make up the difference between Martins' stats and Sotos' stats.

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Re: My Choo/R. Martin for Cruz/Soto? WHIR

Postby avsfan4ever33 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 4:43 pm

I'd make the deal and hope Cruz can stay healthy. The upside is tremendous if he does, and netting Soto over Martin is a nice upgrade at catcher.
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Re: My Choo/R. Martin for Cruz/Soto? WHIR

Postby javens » Thu Mar 24, 2011 4:56 pm

Absolutely go for this trade. Yes, Choo is going to give you good numbers across the board in all categories, but Cruz has the potential to lead the league in RBI, in my opinion at least. Take Cruz's numbers in 2010, an adjust them for a 150 game season, here are his numbers. 108 RBI, 30 HR, 23 SB, 83 R. Now those aren't unheard of numbers, but considering that he was battling lingering injuries all season, I would bet those numbers are higher. I would jump all over this.

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Re: My Choo/R. Martin for Cruz/Soto? WHIR

Postby wyld stallions » Thu Mar 24, 2011 5:35 pm

I actually like the upgrade of Soto over Martin more than Cruz over Choo. I think Choo will out produce Cruz due to inj.

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