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Would You Trade Albert For This? WHIR

Postby Rmbxr9 » Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:57 am

14 Team 6x6 H2H Categories
OBP and Holds being the 6th

Am I crazy for thinking about proposing this?
I'm in love with B.Lawrie, just to get that out of the way... He was taken in the 4th round here.

I'd Give
Albert Pujols
Mark Reynolds

I'd Get
David Wright
Brett Lawrie
Matt Garza

I'd go from
1B - Pujols
3B - Reynolds
U - Paul Konerko

to
1B - Paul Konerko
3B - David Wright
U - B.Lawrie

And add a needed SP IMO.
My staff: Sabathia, Wainwright, J.Garcia, T.Cahill, T.Stauffer, R.Nolasco
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Re: Would You Trade Albert For This? WHIR

Postby Beeblebrox » Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:02 am

No. So very much no.

You know Wright's already hurt yet again, right?
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Re: Would You Trade Albert For This? WHIR

Postby Rmbxr9 » Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:50 am

Yeah, but I like him more than most I guess.

I suppose I should be getting more for AP.

Knowing that the guy took Lawrie in the 4th round, what do you think would get him?
The guy is really weak at closer and SP, but my starters are nothing great


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C - J.Lucroy
1B - A.Pujols
2B - R.Weeks
3B - M.Reynolds
SS - I.Desmond
OF - G.Stanton
OF - M.Bourn
OF - S.Choo
U - P.Konerko

B - D.Fowler, E.Encarnacion, Y.Escobar, C.Rasmus, J.Altuve, L.Chisenhall

SP - C.C Sabathia
SP - A.Wainwright
SP - J.Garcia
SP - T.Cahill
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RP - J.Soria
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Re: Would You Trade Albert For This? WHIR

Postby Beeblebrox » Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:52 am

Rmbxr9 wrote:Knowing that the guy took Lawrie in the 4th round, what do you think would get him?


Probably nothing.

He's clearly got a massive hardon for Lawrie, so it seems equally clear that you'd have to massively overpay to get Lawrie from him.
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Re: Would You Trade Albert For This? WHIR

Postby Kimbos Beard » Fri Mar 16, 2012 7:45 am

I would pass on this. Two weeks ago I was super high on David Wright having a bounceback year and would have told you your proposal is not bad but try to get more. But Wright is already hurt and its a similar injury to the one Ryan Zimmerman tried to play through and then ended up having to get surgery on. You can trade Pujols for Wright, a guy who would be trying to have a bounce back year and is already injured, Lawrie a stud prospect, but realistically unproven and Garza who is a nice pitcher but not an ace.

Hold on to the Machine.

BTW in a 14 team league your pitching is pretty good.
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Postby mpieco » Fri Mar 16, 2012 8:55 am

There is no value whatsoever in that trade. Wright is hurt and will disappoint at least for the first few months...so I'd wait until June and then you could buy low on Wright if you really wanted to.

As far as Lawrie goes, if the owner was willing to take him 3-4 rounds before he should have gone, then I don't think there is any reasonable trade you could offer him that would net you Lawrie.

I actually do like Garza a lot this year, and I think he would be great as a fantasy #4 or #5, but is an afterthought in a trade involving Pujols.


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Would You Trade Albert For This? WHIR

Postby RogerThat » Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:02 am

No
I like Lawrie but think he is a very risky player given his draft position

Add to that a risky Wright vs a ultra safe Albert and this does not make sense for you
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Re: Would You Trade Albert For This? WHIR

Postby MaudDib » Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:00 am

I don't hate the trade. It has a good chance of blowing up on you as Lawrie could have a Heyward type year and Wright could deal with injuries all year. But it also has a chance of being a really good move if Pujols continues his decline and Lawrie has a Braun like career and Wright goes back to 30+ HR with the fences moving back in.

I would probably not do it but if you really like these guys and are sure they will have solid years then do it. Part of fantasy is taking risks. This is pretty decent value and honestly I am not sure the guy who owns Lawrie would even accept it.
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Re: Would You Trade Albert For This? WHIR

Postby Broncmet724 » Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:33 pm

high risk, high reward. If you're a gambler do it.
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Re: Would You Trade Albert For This? WHIR

Postby Element » Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:45 pm

MaudDib wrote:I don't hate the trade. It has a good chance of blowing up on you as Lawrie could have a Heyward type year and Wright could deal with injuries all year. But it also has a chance of being a really good move if Pujols continues his decline and Lawrie has a Braun like career and Wright goes back to 30+ HR with the fences moving back in.

I would probably not do it but if you really like these guys and are sure they will have solid years then do it. Part of fantasy is taking risks. This is pretty decent value and honestly I am not sure the guy who owns Lawrie would even accept it.


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