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Matt Holliday Trade Options

Postby Bananaslugs » Sat May 14, 2011 3:58 am

Greetings - New here, love the community already, and ready to help out where ever needed!

I am in a standard 5 X 5 - 12 team Roto league - non-keeper

I have been offered 2 trades for Matt Holliday, and I am fine with not making any trade....looking for best fit for my roster.

Trade 1 - Matt Holliday for Danny Espinoza and Josh Johnson
Trade 2 - Matt Holliday and Jordan Zimmerman for David Wright and Wandy Rodriguez

What do you think?

Pos Active Batters
C Olivo, Miguel
C Santana, Carlos
1B Gonzalez, Adrian
2B Figgins, Chone
3B Jones, Chipper
SS Rollins, Jimmy
MI Andrus, Elvis
MI Drew, Stephen
CI Gordon, Alex
CI LaPorta, Matt
OF Bruce, Jay
OF Fowler, Dexter
OF Holliday, Matt
OF Joyce, Matt
OF Kemp, Matt
U Borbon, Julio

Bench (1B) Rizzo, Anthony
Bench (OF) Brown, Domonic
Bench (U) Johnson, Kelly
Injured (U) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi


Pos Active Pitchers
P Beckett, Josh
P Billingsley, Chad
P Hammel, Jason
P Hellickson, Jeremy
P Lewis, Colby
P Nolasco, Ricky
P Padilla, Vicente
P Papelbon, Jonathan
P Price, David

Bench (P) Harang, Aaron
Bench (P) Narveson, Chris
Bench (P) Zimmermann, Jordan
Injured (P) Matusz, Brian
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Re: Matt Holliday Trade Options

Postby jasonpm311 » Sat May 14, 2011 4:15 pm

I'd stand pat with Holliday. He's obviously a legit MVP guy, and one worth holding on to, if you're not desperate for help in a particular area or anything like that. Neither of those deals jump out as obvious wins for you, so, I'd err on the side of hanging on to the best player in the group. Thanks for your help on mine.
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Re: Matt Holliday Trade Options

Postby berrymyers » Sat May 14, 2011 4:21 pm

Personally I like the Johnson trade over the other for you. Chipper is having a nice year holding down your 3b spot and since it's not a keeper then there is no need to go younger. Espinoza is a slight upgrade at 2B for you but only slight and Johnson is amazing, haha. Maybe hold on till Brown comes back up and see how he does. Then try and shop Holliday for a major upgrade somewhere.
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2B-Phillips,JWeeks
3B-Zimm,Sizemore
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Re: Matt Holliday Trade Options

Postby whitheadsuxs » Sat May 14, 2011 4:27 pm

nope matt holiday leads the league in avg and is like 2 back of most multi hit games and he was hurt for a week hes worth josh johnson and derek jeter or maybe stephen drew

but i still dont trade him he does everything but steal bases and does them well
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Re: Matt Holliday Trade Options

Postby JJGBPD » Sun May 15, 2011 12:24 am

I would absolutely keep Holliday!!
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Re: Matt Holliday Trade Options

Postby tripleb » Sun May 15, 2011 12:52 am

First off, don't make the deal for JJ. I'm always a fan of the elite bat over the elite arm, especially an arm with history of being hurt. I may be in the minority but I'd take the wright deal. 1, I don't trust chipper as my 3b all year, and 2. With wright and Holliday pretty even I like getting Wandy as a bonus. No telling who he may be pitching for after the deadline!
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