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Which Sizemore trade would you do? WHIR!!!

Postby Cypher74 » Tue Apr 19, 2011 2:16 pm

Yahoo H2H Points League with No IP limit.

My offense has gotten off to a good start, despite little from Pujols/Hanley. Was planning to capitalize on Grady's hot start and get an arm or two.

My team -

C - Suzuki
1B - Pujols
2B - Kendrick
SS - H. Ramirez
3B - A. Gordon
OF - Victorino, Rasmus, Ellsbury
UTIL - D. Ortiz, C. Young, B. Zobrist
BENCH - G. Sizemore

SP - Lester, Gallardo, Gio Gonazalez, Dempster, Pavano, Hellickson, Ogando, Coke
RP - C. Perez, K. Farnsworth, J. Rauch

Which would you do:

1. Trade Grady/Rauch for Storen/Laporta
2. Trade Grady for Andrew Bailey
3. Trade Grady/Ogando for Bailey/T. Hudson
4. Keep Grady

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Re: Which Sizemore trade would you do? WHIR!!!

Postby rjforlife » Tue Apr 19, 2011 2:18 pm

Right now I would hold onto Grady. None of the offers you listed jump off the page at me and the kind of player he is/could be you need a slammer of a deal to make it worthwhile. Shoot higher in the trades or just enjoy the production from Grady.


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Re: Which Sizemore trade would you do? WHIR!!!

Postby Bardu » Tue Apr 19, 2011 2:28 pm

I don't like any of those trades. Sizemore is a major injury risk, but he was also one of the best outfielders in baseball from 05-08. He is in the prime of his career now and if he can stay healthy he will be an excellent contributor. I would ask alot more than you are right now if you want to trade him.

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Re: Which Sizemore trade would you do? WHIR!!!

Postby mkultra » Tue Apr 19, 2011 2:31 pm

I'd go for Bailey if you can get him, esp. if you have a DL spot. Your relief staff needs a dependable closer.
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Re: Which Sizemore trade would you do? WHIR!!!

Postby sixer03fan » Tue Apr 19, 2011 2:33 pm

I'd hold off on these and try to grab a more valuable starter. I agree with the notion to sell high on Sizemore, but you can sell higher in my opinion. good luck.

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Re: Which Sizemore trade would you do? WHIR!!!

Postby skones » Tue Apr 19, 2011 2:39 pm

I'd hold off for now. While Sizemore is definitely an injury risk, his upside is also FAR greater than any package you've listed. I feel like you're ready to pay for saves. Doing that with a guy who was fantasy's golden boy three years ago is a poor decision IMO.
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