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Marshall for Stanton, what's my next move? - WHIR

Postby oxhammer » Sat Apr 28, 2012 9:05 pm

This trade just got accepted. How'd I do? I knew the owner wanted Stanton and figured I'd try to buy low. I really didn't think he'd take it but merry Christmas to me (in my opinion). It leaves me short for saves short term but Farnsworth will be back eventually.

Based on projected stats, I need Mauer's average over McCann's power. Making McCann the obvious choice for trade bait. I know an owner who is interested in McCann, Bourne, Franceour, and Morales. He has Johnson, Motte, League, Gallardo, Ramirez, Beachy, Weeks, and Crawford listed as available with the rest as "untouchable". I really wanted and still want Cespedes but unless I trade someone else off to make room, he'd be riding on my bench. I can give up SB fairly easy so trading Bourne is definitely an option. Maybe Bourne/McCann for Cespedes/Gallardo or Beachy?

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2B - Ian Kinsler
3B - Adrian Beltre
SS - Starlin Castro
OF - Matt Kemp
OF - Michael Bourn
OF - Jay Bruce
DH - Giancarlo Stanton
BN - Brian McCann - C, Dee Gordon - SS, Kendrys Morales - 1B, Jeff Francoeur- OF

SP - CC Sabathia, James Shields, CC Wilson, Jake Peavy, Johan Santana
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1B - Eric Hosmer
2B - Dan Uggla
3B - Evan Longoria
SS - Elvis Andrus
OF - Justin Upton
OF - Jacoby Ellsbury
OF - Yoenis Cespedes
OF - Shin-Soo Choo
DH - Aramis Ramirez
BN - Jemile Weeks - 2B, Carl Crawford - OF

SP - Yovani Gallardo, Brandon McCarthy, Madison Bumgarner, Yu Darvish, Brandon Beachy, Ryan Dempster
RP - Jim Johnson, Jason Motte, Brandon League
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Re: Marshall for Stanton, what's my next move? - WHIR

Postby wazzeus » Sat Apr 28, 2012 11:11 pm

The only closer I'd even consider in exchange for Stanton would be Kimbrel -- and even then I'd probably hold Giancarlo -- so yeah, you made out like a bandit here.
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