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Postby dynas7y » Sun Apr 03, 2011 7:52 pm

10-Team Yahoo Standard 5x5 H2H Scoring

My Team:

C - Mike Napoli
1B - Joey Votto
2B - Brandon Phillips
3B - Adrian Beltre
SS - Starlin Castro
OF - Jason Heyward
OF - Chris Young
OF - Matt Kemp
UTIL - Adrian Gonzalez
UTIL - Aaron Hill
BN - Peter Bourjos

SP - Francisco Liriano
SP - Dan Haren
RP - Carlos Marmol
RP - Jose Valverde
P - Max Scherzer
P - Ryan Dempster
P - Jordan Zimmerman
P - Jhoulys Chacin
BN - Tim Stauffer
BN - Edwin Jackson
BN - Brandon Beachy
BN - Kyle McClellan
DL - Andrew Bailery

The Trade:

I give:

Francisco Liriano
Carlos Marmol

I get:

Jon Lester
Matt Thornton

Thanks. Also leave a link and I WHIR.
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Re: What do you think of this trade?

Postby k.k. » Sun Apr 03, 2011 8:00 pm

Seems like a wash really. Lester could have the year of his career, so maybe he is a nod ahead of Liriano. Marmol is obviously the closer with a proven track record. This is Thornton's first full season as a closer and it bears watching. I don't think you win or lose making this trade.
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Re: What do you think of this trade?

Postby Singles » Sun Apr 03, 2011 8:14 pm

I would rather the Lester side. I think this is a good move for your team.


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Re: What do you think of this trade?

Postby bginda2g » Mon Apr 04, 2011 2:54 pm

I would do it. In a H2H, I'd rather have the better starter than the better reliever.
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Re: What do you think of this trade?

Postby KaPluie » Mon Apr 04, 2011 5:20 pm

Pretty close ... but in a close deal I'd rather have Lester than Liriano. Lester has been far more consistent over his career.
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Re: What do you think of this trade?

Postby Shermanator » Mon Apr 04, 2011 6:23 pm

Take the Lester side.
Thornton might close more games than Marmol this year, and you get the much better SP as well.
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