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Postby massespub » Fri May 13, 2011 9:47 pm

my: Chris B. Young and Michael Bourn
for his: Carl Crawford

10 team, yahoo, 5x5, keeper (but for the purposes of the players in this trade the keeper element is irrelevant). I'm in first in SB right now but it's pretty close at the top so trading Bourn might hurt a bit. The only offensive category I'm suffering in is avg. I'm leaning towards doing the trade but would appreciate a second opinion.

Here's my team:

c - m montero
1 - pujols
2 - cano
3 - zimmerman (on the DL)
ss - desmond
of - victorino
of - bruce
of - c young
util - fielder
util - bourn
bn - gordon (filling in for zimm)
bn - lowrie
bn - moreland

sp - verlander
sp - hamels
sp - hanson
sp - scherzer
sp - kuroda
rp - madson
rp - c perez
bn - padilla
bn - norris
bn - beachy

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Re: Buy low on Crawford? (whir)

Postby rjforlife » Fri May 13, 2011 9:49 pm

With Lowrie on the bench and Zimmerman coming back eventually, I like the 2:1 deal here. You are trading gangster speed for an all-around guy, helping your average a ton(hopefully) and maximizing your roster spots. Nice looking deal.



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Re: Buy low on Crawford? (whir)

Postby woowoo crew » Fri May 13, 2011 11:39 pm

Thanks for the help. I'd do this deal, as it looks like Crawford is finally coming around. However, I worry that you need AVG., and he just isn't hitting for AVG. now. But all evidence points to the fact that he will improve that greatly.
C: Gattis
1B: Abreu
2B: Utley
SS: Dee
3B: Encarnacion
UTIL: Dickerson, Chris Davis
OF: Stanton, Heyward, Polanco
BN: Arenado, Chisenhall, Blackmon, Calhoun
P: Cueto, Strasburg, Cliff Lee, Wood, Latos, Kuechel, Kluber, Arrieta, Ross
RP: Kimbrel, Uehara
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Re: Buy low on Crawford? (whir)

Postby misterf » Fri May 13, 2011 11:40 pm

yes.....in a heart-beat.....don't even think about it....do it

Crawford is an elite player.....at the end of the year he is going to play to the numbers on the back of his card......never pass up the chance to pick up this type of player for 2 second-tier players.


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Re: Buy low on Crawford? (whir)

Postby whitheadsuxs » Fri May 13, 2011 11:47 pm

all im gonna say on this one is u buy craw dawg while u still can before its too late but make it chris young and try to keep bourne and try hanson or kurada with crawford bourne victorino your gonna be owning runs stolen bases obp triples craw and victo hit doubles with ease
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