Trade: Mauer for Pineda (WHIR) - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2014 Fantasy Baseball Cafe
100% Deposit Bonus for Cafe Members!

Return to Draft, Trade, Keeper and Waivers Questions

Trade: Mauer for Pineda (WHIR)

Moderator: Baseball Moderators

Trade: Mauer for Pineda (WHIR)

Postby mailman32_us » Mon Jun 20, 2011 2:11 pm

I've been offered his Mauer for my Pineda. Wanting to know thoughts on Mauer for the rest of the year. The other factor is that Pineda would only cost me a 12th Round pick as a keeper next year while Mauer would cost me a 2nd rounder.

Currently tied for 1st but thinking my offense needs a boost with Rios and Uggla in the tank but wondering if I should look to shop/upgrade at somewhere other than Catcher.

12 Team H2H Points Keeper League

C - Y. Molina
1B - G. Sanchez, Trumbo
2B - Uggla
SS - Y. Escobar, J. Peralta
3B - Zimmerman
OF - Kemp, C. Lee, C. Young, Francouer, Rios
SP - Kershaw, C. Hamels, I. Kennedy, R. Romero, Dempster, Z. Britton, Hellickson, Pineda, Humber
RP - J. Valverde, Harnahan, Axford
mailman32_us
College Coach
College Coach


Posts: 334
(Past Year: 11)
Joined: 3 May 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: Trade: Mauer for Pineda (WHIR)

Postby moochieh » Mon Jun 20, 2011 2:16 pm

I would not keep Mauer for next year if it costs a second rounder, so the deal becomes Pineda for this year and next, for Mauer the rest of the season. If you feel like you need more insurance to lock up 1st place this year, it may be worth it, but with so many question marks around Mauer I am leaning towards declining.

viewtopic.php?f=26&t=433768
moochieh
College Coach
College Coach


Posts: 125
Joined: 29 Jun 2008
Home Cafe: Football

Re: Trade: Mauer for Pineda (WHIR)

Postby KaPluie » Mon Jun 20, 2011 2:43 pm

Thanks for your help on mine.
I'd simply avoid Mauer. Its not clear what you can get out of him the rest of the year, and Pineda's been a pretty good pitcher this year.
KaPluie
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor


Posts: 826
Joined: 4 Apr 2011
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: Trade: Mauer for Pineda (WHIR)

Postby Seanyfever » Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:03 pm

I would do it. Yadier is dependable not great.... Mauer can be great, but is he dependable. I like Pineda. Milk him for what he is worth, and at the end of the season if they limit his innings, you can still flip him for help in this keeper. I traded Pineda this year, even in a keeper. I wanted to max out. I should have waited longer.

Good luck.

HELP ME OUT!!!
viewtopic.php?t=433806
Image
Expos... Gone, but not forgotten.
Seanyfever
Hall of Fame Hero
Hall of Fame Hero

User avatar
Response Team
Posts: 6710
(Past Year: 249)
Joined: 6 Apr 2005
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Enjoying America's Pastime with a Canadian Beer!


Return to Draft, Trade, Keeper and Waivers Questions

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 23 guests

Forums Articles & Tips Sleepers Rankings Leagues


Today's Games
Thursday, Jul. 31
(All times are EST, weather icons show forecast for game time)

Chi White Sox at Detroit
(1:08 pm)
Colorado at Chi Cubs
(2:20 pm)
St. Louis at San Diego
(3:40 pm)
Philadelphia at Washington
(7:05 pm)
Seattle at Cleveland
(7:05 pm)
LA Angels at Baltimore
(7:05 pm)
Cincinnati at Miami
(7:10 pm)
indoors
Toronto at Houston
(8:10 pm)
Minnesota at Kansas City
(8:10 pm)
Pittsburgh at Arizona
(9:40 pm)
Atlanta at LA Dodgers
(10:10 pm)

  • Fantasy Baseball
  • Article Submissions
  • Privacy Statement
  • Site Survey 
  • Contact