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Trade Lincecum for Myers?(WHIR)

Postby kidsilk » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:10 pm

NL-only league, 23 man rosters, 7 keepers per year, auction league, 260 dollar cap, 5x5 roto type league.

I have been offered Brett Myers for my Timmy. The only reason I am kinda considering this is because I need a closer and Timmy has looked so bad. Should I do it or counter for Myers and another starter? My Roster: Plus he has the following arms: Bass, Bills, Estrada, Casilla, Romo, Richard, Myers, Lopez, Lilly.

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Re: Trade Lincecum for Myers?(WHIR)

Postby wannasoda321 » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:19 pm

Don't do it. You don't need a closer THAT bad. Plus myers is on a bad team so he wont get you a ton of saves
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Re: Trade Lincecum for Myers?(WHIR)

Postby NikkiSixx » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:23 pm

No, absolutely not. I wouldnt trade Lincecum straight up for ANY closer, let alone Brett Myers.
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Re: Trade Lincecum for Myers?(WHIR)

Postby hot4tx » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:34 pm

NO! Even if Timmy goes down for the year, he's a keeper so he's worth more than a mediocre-to-poor closer on a bad team.
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Re: Trade Lincecum for Myers?(WHIR)

Postby paisano1 » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:41 pm

I'm going to fourth that. Im usually the guy that tries to look at the other perspective, but this would just be insanity.
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Re: Trade Lincecum for Myers?(WHIR)

Postby kidsilk » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:50 pm

Thanks guys, that's what I was thinking. Decline!
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Re: Trade Lincecum for Myers?(WHIR)

Postby hot4tx » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:54 pm

I'd graciously tell him you aren't interested but thanks for the offer, but I wouldn't do any counters. That's pretty off-base to start the trading. He might just be interested in fleecing people and not in fair trades. No sense in wasting time. You could hit him back for a trade later.
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Re: Trade Lincecum for Myers?(WHIR)

Postby RPDfire007 » Tue Apr 17, 2012 6:15 pm

Lincecum's bad luck has been brought upon mostly by how poorly his defense has been playing around him. I know a drop in velocity is a concern but this is a keeper and Timmy is just too good to give up for a closer. Work the waivers and find a closer.

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Re: Trade Lincecum for Myers?(WHIR)

Postby kaiser » Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:28 pm

Negative. You would regret that... especially since Meyers is already being shopped around.
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