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Should i trade for Carl Crawford???

Postby WongDizzel » Thu Jun 30, 2011 4:45 am

Should i trade Victor Martinez and Brandon Philips for Carl Crawford?

My back up catcher is Alex Avilia and we start a 2nd basemen and MI so I would play Dustin Ackley and Howie Kendrick
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Re: Should i trade for Carl Crawford???

Postby WongDizzel » Thu Jun 30, 2011 5:01 am

My Current line up is

C Victor Martinez
1B Adrian Gonzalez
2B Brandon Philips
SS Dee Gordon
MI Howie Kendrick
3B Placido Polanco
CI Eric Hosmer
OF Matt Kemp
OF BJ Upton
OF Andrew McCutchin
OF Mike Stanton
U Alex Avilia
U Dustin Ackley

B Travis Hafner
B Nelson Riemold
B Carlos Peguero
B Brett Wallace
DL Rafael Furcal
DL Buster Posey
DL Pedro Alverez

SP Cliff Lee
SP Justin Masterson
SP Brandon Morrow
SP Ricky Nolasco
SP Matt Garza
SP Johnny Cueto
SP Ryan Vogelsong
SP Jeff Karstens
RP Carlos Marmol
RP John Axford
RP Aaron Crow

It's a 12 team roto league. I'm currently 3rd
1st in BA
2nd in HR
1st in RBIs
5th in Rs
3rd in SBs
3rd in Ks
4th in ERA
11th in WHIP
6th in W
6th in S
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Re: Should i trade for Carl Crawford???

Postby High cheese » Thu Jun 30, 2011 8:01 am

That's a bit much for Crawford. Secondly, your OF seems pretty strong already so not sure what you want to accomplish
C-Santana
1B-Gonzalez
2B-Uggla
3B-Zimmerman
SS-Reyes
OF-Hamilton/Beltran/McCutchen
Util-Heyward/MCab/Berkman
Bench-Dom Brown/Moustakas/Aybar

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RP-Marmol/Paplebon/Valverde/League/Feliz
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Re: Should i trade for Carl Crawford???

Postby MadDog36 » Thu Jun 30, 2011 9:21 am

If anything you should try to improve your pitching especially whip. I might consider cutting Hafner loose and grabbing up a SP eligible MRP with great ratios.
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Re: Should i trade for Carl Crawford???

Postby WongDizzel » Thu Jun 30, 2011 2:44 pm

Well i'm maxed out on the amount of pitchers I could carry so i would have to drop one to pick up one. And all 12 teams have 8 pitchers so the FA is pretty much slim and none. My thought was that i play Avilia at Util anyway so i could just slide crawford into that spot. And i'm right in the thick of things in SBs. (only 4 from 1st and only 8 from 7th) I could use the help there and it's pretty much the same thing in the runs department.

Would it be better if i offered Avilia and Philips? Or should i sty away all together?
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Re: Should i trade for Carl Crawford???

Postby billycent » Thu Jun 30, 2011 8:54 pm

I don't think I'd make either trade. Your OF is fine and ud be taking a huge hit at 2nd imo. Stolen bases can be plucked easily off the waiver wire more times than not... I'd try that first. Thnx for the help on mine.
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Re: Should i trade for Carl Crawford???

Postby onitapgr » Thu Jun 30, 2011 9:41 pm

I agree I would not make this move...you would have to get someone not very good off of waivers to put in your utility spot...also there is no guarantee Crawford turns it around - right now he is pretty entrenched in the bottom half of the lineup....

If this is a keeper league, I like this trade for you later in the year, if you are out of the race....
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Re: Should i trade for Carl Crawford???

Postby whitheadsuxs » Thu Jun 30, 2011 11:58 pm

thanx for the help on my bro

i gotta say no way on this trade b phil and victor who is ranked top 2 catchers on espn

id more see avila and b phil for crawford if you had to have him but a deal thatd benefit you a ton

is if you could do stanton avila for crawford thatd be sick

your underestimating b phil is right outside the top 5 if not on the back end of top 5 in mlb 2bag
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Re: Should i trade for Carl Crawford???

Postby pangbones » Fri Jul 01, 2011 1:22 am

I wouldn't do it. I like Crawford, but his value is based on SB's, and he's just not running this year. I think you're giving up too much for him. I'd rather have v Mart and Phillips.
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Re: Should i trade for Carl Crawford???

Postby cs3 » Fri Jul 01, 2011 2:28 am

dont do it.
you would end up sitting a player who is much better than either Kendrick or Ackely.
Said another way, the difference between Phillips and Ackley/Kendrick is much bigger than teh upgrade with Crawford from BJ Upton, and thats not even taking into account that youd lose VMart as well
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