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Postby stlcards02 » Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:08 pm

So there are a few teams that haven't sort of put themselves ahead of the pack by a large margin. Been offered one trade and in talks for another. My team is 2nd in my division but I'm unsure just how much I can compete at this point. Are both these trades worth doing? It's a 20 team, 8 keeper pts league. QS instead of wins, 3 SB -0.5 for a K and the rest is pretty standard.

Give: Zobrist(285), Swisher(260), Edwin Jackson(290)
Get: A.Jones(340), Gee(260), Reynolds(160)

Give: Shields(270)
Get: Lester(250), Wil Myers

C Jesus Montero
1B Edwin Encarnacion
2B Ben Zobrist
3B Will Middlebrooks
SS Elvis Andrus
OF Matt Holiday
OF Franklin Gutierrez
OF Nick Swisher
UT Everth Cabrera
UT Billy Butler
BN Travis Snider
BN Nolan Arenado
DL Evan Longoria

P Clayton Kershaw
P James Shileds
P Edwin Jackson
P Clayton Richard
P Yu Darvish
BN Wei-Yin Chen
BN Dylan Axelrod
BN Joe Kelly
BN Justin Grimm
BN Jake Odorizzi
DL Jeff Niemann
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Re: Makes these trades?

Postby KSChris » Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:17 pm

I wouldn't do the first one. Jones is slowing down, while Zobrist is getting hot.

I would do the Shields/Lester one, though.

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Re: Makes these trades?

Postby garretterik » Sun Jun 24, 2012 11:18 pm

Trade 1: I assume you are getting Adam Jones and not Andruw Jones in this trade. I would jump on this in a heartbeat. You are getting a first round pick for three scrubs. Adam Jones is in his prime. Trust me I have owned Zobrist all year. Two weeks does not make up for the pain he has inflicted and will inflict on lineups.

Trade 2: No way. Shields > Lester and not sure if you even keep W Meyers. Shields is young Lester is old. Don't see this being good for you this year or in the future.

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