So with the news that Johnson could miss the rest of the season, it makes me wonder if it is time to buy low on him. He has a ton of talent but just can't stay healthy. If he could, it could mean championships for a number of years or it could be very frustrating. I haven't even started talks with the owner but thought I would seek advice on what people think his future might hold.
So if you were/are in a dynasty league and could get him for a good price, would you? I was thinking something that involved Rubby De La Rosa (22 year old pitcher who has shown pretty good stuff so far) along with another player.
"In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move."- Douglas Adams
Got a magic 8-ball? People are going to have different opinions, but the truth is you just don't know. Trading for him is a risk, but how much of one isn't clear. This isn't his first arm injury. I'd say there's a non-negligible chance he's never the same pitcher. If I were out of contention for the year in a dynasty I'd see if JJ's owner was making a run at the playoffs. If so, I might try to get him. I'm not sure about RDLR though... if you're playing for next year, why trade away a young pitcher with a lot of talent? And if you're contending, now isn't the right time to trade away people who can give you stats NOW for next season.