I currently have 3rd pick, and trader is #10. He is offering me Konerko and a waiver pick for Hellickson (who I am not keeping) and my draft pick. I now have to drop someone from my roster, and the only one that seems possible is Swisher. Good deal?? My keepers are highlighted, keeper cap is $130. Currently my total is 11 players, $129, Konerko is $8.
12 team points keeper league. 15 hitters, 10 pitchers. 1 point per TB, bb = 1, r = 1, rbi = 2, sb = 2, cs = -1 IP = 1, K = 1, W = 10, QS = 5, S = 5, BS = -5,L=-5,ER=-2,BB=-1 We start 1 at each position plus an EH. 6 pitchers, weeekly lineups
C N Hundley 9, Y Molina 4 1B M Cabrera 28, A Huff 14 2B K Johnson 11, T Nishioka 7 3B C Johnson 6, R Zimmerman 12 SS E Andrus 9, R Theriot 4 OF J Bautista 11, J Francoeur 9, H Pence 14, N Swisher 8 DH V Guerrero 17 P J Axford 9, B Beachy 6, H Bell 8, Z Britton 9, J Hellickson 9, D Hudson 11, C Lee 19, B Morrow 7, A Wainwright 6, J Zimmermann 10
I would decline this. Konerko at $8 is reasonable, but you already have Miggy at 1B, Zimmerman at 3B, which would leave Konerko stuck at your DH spot. Swisher isn't terrible and the #3 pick should land you someone good.
Urban Cohorts wrote:I would decline this. Konerko at $8 is reasonable, but you already have Miggy at 1B, Zimmerman at 3B, which would leave Konerko stuck at your DH spot. Swisher isn't terrible and the #3 pick should land you someone good.
I asked about getting Shields for Pence added to the deal, and he is thinking ... If I got Shields I would have to drop Pence regardless.
So, pending, Konerko and Shields for Helly and Pence
I still don't really like it. Konerko is getting to the age where a decline is imminent, very few players continue this kind of production this late in their careers. Plus you have no need for him because you already have a 1B. Shields is a good candidate to regress from last year. Last year came out of no where and you can hardly count on him repeating this.
So I see you buying high on two players that are likely to come back to earth quickly. Meanwhile you are giving up a quality OF in Pence and a SP who's numbers were better than they should have been last year but one who was also considered a top prospect. He is still very young and can easily start improving his secondary numbers and show that last year wasn't that much of a fluke. I don't think I would sell Hellickson right now, at least not without getting something back that has more sustainable stats.
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