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Tulo Trade

Postby skmo2345 » Thu Apr 07, 2011 9:38 am

10 team ROTO with holds, CG, SLG, + OPS
10 keepers each year

I receive: Troy Tulowitzki & Peter Bourjos
I give: Andrew McCutchen & Jay Bruce

Do the trade?

My Squad:
C John Buck (Fla - C)
1B Paul Konerko (CWS - 1B)
2B Ian Kinsler (Tex - 2B)
3B Álex Rodríguez (NYY - 3B)
SS Stephen Drew (Ari - SS)
OF Jason Heyward (Atl - OF)
OF Jay Bruce (Cin - OF)
OF Andrew McCutchen (Pit - OF)
Util Justin Upton (Ari - OF)
Util Josh Hamilton (Tex - OF)
BN Ben Zobrist (TB - 1B,2B,OF)
BN Pedro Alvarez (Pit - 3B)
BN Ryan Raburn (Det - 2B,OF)

SP Max Scherzer (Det - SP)
SP Dan Haren (LAA - SP)
SP David Price (TB - SP)
RP Drew Storen (Was - RP)
RP Huston Street (Col - RP)
RP Brandon League (Sea - RP)
P Fernando Rodney (LAA - RP)
P Tyler Clippard (Was - RP)
P Kyle Farnsworth (TB - RP)
P Joba Chamberlain (NYY - RP)
BN Chad Billingsley (LAD - SP)
BN Jhoulys Chacin (Col - SP,RP)
BN Jordan Zimmermann (Was - SP)
BN Colby Lewis (Tex - SP)
BN Wilton López (Hou - RP)
DL Johnny Cueto (Cin - SP) DL
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Re: Tulo Trade

Postby kaiser » Thu Apr 07, 2011 9:47 am

Yeah, I absolutely take that trade. Your outfield will still be fine without McCutchen, but adding Tulo to your infeild will be a big boost. Do it.

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Re: Tulo Trade

Postby CRedsLarkin11 » Thu Apr 07, 2011 2:02 pm

I'm a position scarcity guy and with the rest of your outfield you should be fine. I would take Tulo. You can always find outfielders who will break out but not shortstops.
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Re: Tulo Trade

Postby CubsFan4Life23 » Thu Apr 07, 2011 2:52 pm

OF's are easy come, easy go...Tulo is an elite talent and he seems to have put his slow starts to rest, thankfully as I knock on wood to not jinx him b/c he is on my team...Do it with confidence

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Re: Tulo Trade

Postby TrippySG » Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:07 pm

I would do that too, but stash Drew for when he comes back. I wouldnt want to have Tulo get hurt and ruin the season, but think about it this way. Were Bruce or McCutchen your #1 picks? Because I know Tulo was the other guys #1 pick, and you would be getting him for 2 decent, not even elite, outfielders who probably went in rds. 4-6 considering you have Arod, Kinsler, Price, Hamilton and Upton. This is a first rate steal IMO, and OF are super easy to replace, heck you dont even need to with your other OF, just need to find some UTIL players. That means practically ANYONE that comes out of the woodworks this season, and trust me, in a 10 team league there will be, even though you have ridiculously large rosters
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Re: Tulo Trade

Postby dagactor » Thu Apr 07, 2011 4:21 pm

I think both McCutchen and Bruce have the potential to climb the ladder and be Top 5 OF soon...may not be this year. My concern with Tulo is the injury track record (much like Hamilton...if you lost both of them for 40 games this season, it would be a big blow). That said, I understand the position scarcity argument and the "get the best player," so I can't say it's a BAD deal, but I think you are losing two guys with HUGE potential. Personally, I wouldn't do it...and I really like Tulo.

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Re: Tulo Trade

Postby skmo2345 » Fri Apr 08, 2011 9:35 am

Thanks guys. Ended up going Hamilton/Bruce for Tulo/Lind. Glad I got to hang onto Heyward/Upton/McCutchen for youth and upside (and especially McCutchen for steals that are very needed on my squad).
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