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Should I Trade All My Pitchers For Hitters?!? WHIR!!!!

Postby dukefan » Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:15 pm

Weird question I know, but I was looking at my league which is a head to head, POINTS, KEEPER league. We keep 7 every year. When looking at my points and the 2011 results it shows that hitters are much more valuable in this league then pitchers are. Below are 2 screen shots I took of my league of the top hitters and pitchers last year with the fantasy points they earned.

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http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/14 ... at514.png/

*COPY AND PASTE EACH ONE INTO YOUR USER BAR AND LOOK AT THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HITTERS AND PITCHERS.


So my question to you is. Would it be a good idea to trade my pitchers such as Kershaw and Greinke for maybe hitters like Prince Fielder and Justin Upton? Would it be wise for me to keep 7 elite batters at the end of the year instead of 4 batters and 3 pitchers or 3 batters and 4 pitchers like most of the teams in the league do?
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Re: Should I Trade All My Pitcher For Hitters?!?

Postby Simon Bonesteel » Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:17 pm

We can't see pictures from your computer - upload them to a free file sharing site like Imgur or Tinypic first.
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Re: Should I Trade All My Pitcher For Hitters?!?

Postby dukefan » Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:21 pm

Simon Bonesteel wrote:We can't see pictures from your computer - upload them to a free file sharing site like Imgur or Tinypic first.

fixed, thank you check it out
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Re: Should I Trade All My Pitchers For Hitters?!? WHIR!!!!

Postby dukefan » Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:49 pm

18 views, but no help...it's it too much for you guys to read or what!? i'll answer any questions you guys have just post a link!
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Re: Should I Trade All My Pitchers For Hitters?!? WHIR!!!!

Postby kidsilk » Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:57 pm

If you could get Prince and Upton for Kershaw and Grienke I would do it especially after seeing how much hitters are more heavily weighted.

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Re: Should I Trade All My Pitchers For Hitters?!? WHIR!!!!

Postby dukefan » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:01 pm

kidsilk wrote:If you could get Prince and Upton for Kershaw and Grienke I would do it especially after seeing how much hitters are more heavily weighted.

please help

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I'm not saying I can get that trade, I'm just asking if I should trade my top pitchers and try and get to hitters...for example...trade kershaw for braun? trade kershaw for tulo or cargo, trade greinke for someone like Josh Hamiltons talent level..
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Re: Should I Trade All My Pitchers For Hitters?!? WHIR!!!!

Postby nyr199435 » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:10 pm

I can't believe that a league would value pitchers so much that it would be worth it to trade all your best. Maybe deal one for an upgrade, but not both.
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Re: Should I Trade All My Pitchers For Hitters?!? WHIR!!!!

Postby dukefan » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:17 pm

i dont think you guys are understand my question. In this league hitters are more valuable then pitching not the other way around, and no one is talkin about trading 2 for 1. I'm thinking about just stacking my hitting and have a mediocre pitching staff

having guys like Ellsbury, Cano, Fielder, Wright, Stanton, Upton is probably better then having a mix of Ellsbury, Cano, Wright, Stanton, Greinke, Kershaw in this league at least, just curious if people agree.
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Re: Should I Trade All My Pitchers For Hitters?!? WHIR!!!!

Postby oxhammer » Tue Apr 17, 2012 2:58 am

I think you should try working some trades for sure. My feeling is top batters tend to be more consistent year to year than pitchers. I also think it is easier to get some great value picks for pitchers, whether it's draft or auction. So if a pitcher has proven consistency, keep him. Otherwise, yeah, I'd definitely see what you can get for them.
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