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Trading for Hamilton...WHIR

Postby casem2k2 » Fri May 20, 2011 1:27 am

12 team roto
R, HR, RBI, SB, OBP, W, k, sv, era, whip

I trade: Morneau/Hanrahan/Hardy

I get: Josh Hamilton/Garrett Jones

c suzuki
c arencibia
1b morneau
2b Uggla
3b a.ramirez
ss hanley
ci konerko
mi phillips
of werth
of holliday
of rasmus
of pence
util choo
util bourn
b infante
b hardy
dl furcal
dl wells

sp gallardo
sp j.sanchez
sp cain
sp j.garcia
rp krod
rp hanrahan
p downs
p adams
p bastardo
b w.rodriguez
b d.hudson
b c.lewis
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Re: Trading for Hamilton...WHIR

Postby jpbusta » Fri May 20, 2011 9:34 am

First of all, it seems like you won't need Hardy with Furcal coming back from the DL this week. I don't like Garrett Jones at all so for me the trade would be basically

Morneau/Hanrahan for Hamilton.

Even with the injury risk of Hamilton, I would do the trade.

However, that leaves u with only Krod as your closer. Are there any possible closers available in the fa pool? or are you planning to make another trade to acquire a closer?
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Re: Trading for Hamilton...WHIR

Postby hot4tx » Fri May 20, 2011 9:55 am

I'd do it for sure. I like Jones if you can platoon him (with this lineup maybe he gets ABs when Rasmus or Choo or even Holliday or Hamilton is facing a tough LHP and Jones is facing a RHP). But the real thing you're trading for is Josh.

It will leave you light on saves, so you'll need to scour the waiver (make sure to read the closers thread on baseball other board) for closers and maybe try to package Jones and an SP or something for a mid-low tier solid ratios closer like Axford or even try to take Madson from his owner if he is still sure Lidge will take the closer job when he returns.

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Re: Trading for Hamilton...WHIR

Postby friedrich15 » Fri May 20, 2011 9:58 am

yes i would also take this trade with furcal coming back ...hamilton is a stud

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Re: Trading for Hamilton...WHIR

Postby Willy T 4 MVP » Fri May 20, 2011 3:19 pm

dont like this deal. hardy and jones are afterthoughts in a 12 team league so let's ignore them. morneu is showing signs of life and hanrahan is a legitimate closer with no competition. hamilton is not a lock to put up big numbers right away and has always been frail. im not sure id give up a closer for the difference between him and morneau. if you were getting a healthy stud for morneau and hanrahan, that would be a different story. just my 2 cents.

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