Me and this other owner have been trying to work out a trade involving Carlos Santana and Dan Uggla.
This is the latest that's on the table.
I Get: Dan Uggla and Justin Verlander I Give up: Carlos Santana, Dustin Ackley, Billy Butler, Jake Peavy
Is that too much to give up , or should I accept this offer?
12 team H2H (5x5) Weekly lineups My Team C - Santana 1B - A Gonz 2B - Ackley 3B - Wright SS - Jeter CI - Lawrie MI - Cozart OF - J Upton OF - Pence OF - Jennings OF - Trout UT - Butler BN - J. Montero BN - Middlebrooks BN- Dirks
P - Cain P - Wainwright P - Peavy P - Beachy P - Jo. Johnson P - A. Reed P - Casilla P - League BN - D Hudson
It's about right. I don't love it because I really like Butler and Santana but I don't have faith that Peavy will stay healthy and Verlander is a beast. Plus you have enough talent on your bench to make up for your loss at C and Util while making your SP a lot better.
"In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move."- Douglas Adams
I would pull the trigger. You need an ace pitcher to solidify your rotation. You are giving up a bunch of pieces but your hitting can make up for it barring injury. WIth the 2 empty slots you can get Espinosa as a backup 2B to Uggla and Lucroy if available as another catcher option.
C Montero C Iannetta 1B AGon 2B Altuve 3B Moustakas SS Desmond CI Youk MI Kendrick OF Heyward OF CarGo OF McCutch Util A Ramirez(SS) BN Revere,Moreland,Viciedo DL Hart SP Kershaw, Scherzer RP Hanrahan, Street P Henderson, Anderson, Boggs BN Wheeler,Lynn
Yeah, go for it I suppose. You're getting the best player in the deal, so, even though it sucks giving up Santana, you end up winning, I think, plus you get a chance to put Montero in there to get some AB's, and he'll heat up even more here soon.
It is not a bad deal and you are getting some great players, but I think you are giving up too much. I think this improves you SP, but doesn't help you in hitting categories. I think it is a step back. Santanna to Montero you take a serious hit. Ackley to Ugglas you get a nice upgrade. We could say still your advantage. Butler to whom? Serious downgrade. You make up for it with Verlander. Can you give him something else besides butler? I am not sure what.