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Dunn for Morneau & Johnson WHIR

Postby afern401 » Mon Mar 28, 2011 6:20 pm

I was offered Justin Morneau and Kelly Johnson for Adam Dunn. I could certainly use the upgrade at 2B but Morneau is an injury risk I am hesitant to gamble with.

This team is in a 5x5 scoring, 12 team Head to Head league. We use OBP instead of BA.

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2B: Neil Walker
3B: Casey McGehee
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OF: Andrew McCutchen, Hunter Pence, Shane Victorino
Util: Adam Dunn
Bench: Brett Gardener, Ryan Raburn, Michael Morse

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Re: Dunn for Morneau & Johnson WHIR

Postby Goatrider » Mon Mar 28, 2011 6:47 pm

I would never do this. One reason is you guys use OBP instead of BA. Dunn may turn in a low batting average but he walks 100 times a year also. Dunn will kill you in BA but not so much in OBP. I don't expect Johnson to be as big as an upgrade as you think. Johnson has regressed before and could do it again. I definitely don't expect an increase in numbers. Here is one for you. Two players tied in the NL for the most RBI in the second half at 54: Pujols and Neil Walker. Don't sleep on Pitts offense this year. I would stick.

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Re: Dunn for Morneau & Johnson WHIR

Postby NY Knights » Mon Mar 28, 2011 8:05 pm

Have to agree with the above post, in terms of Kelly Johnson regressing, and Dunn being an excellent power source in an OBP league. That's before you consider the uncertainty around Morneau. Stand pat with Dunn.
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Re: Dunn for Morneau & Johnson WHIR

Postby Jakra » Mon Mar 28, 2011 8:11 pm

With OBP being used, and Morneau's risk, I'd rather have Dunn + Walker than Johnson + Morneau.
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Re: Dunn for Morneau & Johnson WHIR

Postby Guzman24 » Mon Mar 28, 2011 8:14 pm

This may workout in your favor but in my opinion there are still too many question marks surrounding Morneau's health. I'd be inclined to make the deal if he's put up a solid Spring but unfortunately that isn' t the case.

Keep the sure bet you have in Dunn, you really need the power he brings in your lineup.

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Re: Dunn for Morneau & Johnson WHIR

Postby billycent » Mon Mar 28, 2011 8:40 pm

Yeah stand pat, Dunn is an excellent option in OBP league and Walker could be a big breakout guy at 2nd... Kelly Johnson doesn't do it for me and we all know Morneau ain't playin 162 games (or anywhere in that vicinity). Thnx for the help on mine.
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Re: Dunn for Morneau & Johnson WHIR

Postby Seanyfever » Mon Mar 28, 2011 8:43 pm

I am in OBP and I am always chasing Dunn. Stick to you roster.

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Re: Dunn for Morneau & Johnson WHIR

Postby qnzbro2k » Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:06 pm

Stand pat. Dunn is going to rake and KJ isn't a big upgrade over Walker. KJ will regress and Morneau has too much risk to be counted on for the whole season.

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Re: Dunn for Morneau & Johnson WHIR

Postby jruffus1 » Tue Mar 29, 2011 12:42 am

If Dunn were still on the nationals i'd say make the trade. But in Chicago, he is definitely going to accumulate more RBI's which will vastly improve is worth. When healthy, I think that Morneau alone is a better player, but no one has a crystal ball, stick with your players.
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Re: Dunn for Morneau & Johnson WHIR

Postby bobnerns » Tue Mar 29, 2011 1:04 am

To beat a dead horse, I'll reinforce everyone's statement in that Dunn is much better in an OBP league. Morneau definitely concerns me.

Plus, Neil Walker has a chance for a breakout season. I really like the kid and think he has a lot of potential.

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