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Trade Kyle Lohse for Tim Linecum

Postby funkenick » Wed May 09, 2012 3:03 pm

I'm in a 10 team 6x6 H2H league and was wondering if I should trade Kyle Lohse and Ryan Howard DL for Tim Linecum and either Billy Butler or Adam Dunn?

Here's my roster

C Mike Napoli, Tex C
1B Albert Pujols, LAA 1B
2B Ben Zobrist, TB 2B
3B Aramis Ramirez, Mil 3B
SS Alexei Ramirez, CWS SS
OF Matt Holliday, StL LF
OF Nick Swisher, NYY RF
OF Nolan Reimold*, Bal LF
UTIL Matt Joyce, TB RF
P Cliff Lee*, Phi SP
P Josh Beckett, Bos SP
P Bartolo Colon, Oak SP
SP Jeremy Hellickson, TB SP
SP Doug Fister, Det SP
RP Aroldis Chapman, Cin RP
RP Andrew Cashner, SD RP
Bench Lance Berkman*, StL 1B
Bench Jason Kubel, Ari RF
Bench Daniel Murphy, NYM 2B
Bench Kyle Lohse, StL SP
Bench Zack Cozart, Cin SS
Bench Rick Porcello, Det SP
DL Ryan Howard*, Phi 1B
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Re: Trade Kyle Lohse for Tim Linecum

Postby weareallkipnises » Wed May 09, 2012 3:09 pm

I would do it for sure. I like Lincecum and only think his outings will get better as the year progresses. As far as Dunn vs. Butler, just consistency from day-to-day would push me toward Butler. You know Dunn will have solid games against righties, but if you get a week where Dunn faces a few lefties, it's gonna kill you. But yeah, I'd definitely go for it.
C Wieters
1B Freeman
2B Pedroia
3B M. Cabrera
SS Castro
MI Kipnis
CI Konerko
OF CarGo Gordon Allen Trout Morse Ellsbury(DL)
UT Butler

SP Greinke McCarthy Gonzalez Hammel Bumgarner J.Johnson Samardzija
RP Street Chapman Aceves Soriano
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Re: Trade Kyle Lohse for Tim Linecum

Postby MaudDib » Wed May 09, 2012 3:52 pm

Are you offering this or did you actually get this offer? If you are offering this, then it is an insulting offer. Lohse would barely be worth Butler let alone Linc. Now if you are being offered this, you better run and take it. Lohse can be a solid SP but nothing to what Linc can do and I think he will finish the year as a strong #2 plus Butler is doing very well and I think he could end up surprising people.
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