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Postby midwestpatsfan » Wed Jul 04, 2012 10:53 pm

Okay, this was sent to me today and I think I should do this trade. I am currently in 1st place, but my lowest category is stolen bases.
This is an 8 team, 10x9 league
Our scoring categories are :
2b, 3b, hr, rbi, bb, k's, avg., errors, r's, sb
W, L, CG, Shutouts, SV, ERA, WHIP, K's, Hr allowed

I trade Tim Lincecum and Adam Jones for soon to be off the DL Jacoby Ellsbury. I would then have an open roster spot open to pick up someone from this group: Josh Willingham, Colby Rasmus, Paul Goldschmidt, Ian Desmond, Jason Kubel, Desmond Jennings, KEvin Youkilis, Alex Gorden, Michael Morse......you get the idea, there are players to be had. Could pick up another SP as well but not quite as good a talent pool, but dempster and a few others are available as well.

Thoughts?

My team:
c-Carlos Ruiz
1b-Joey Votto
2b-Dustin Pedroia
3b-Jose Bautista
ss-Hanley Ramirez
of-Ben Zobrist
of-michael bourn
of-Adam Jones
util-Justin Upton
util-Edwin Encarnacion
bench-Aramis Ramirez
bench-Brian McCann
DL-Evan Longoria

SP-Tim Lincecum
SP-Cole Hamels
RP-Aroldis Chapman
RP-Huston Street
P-Carlos Marmol
P-Brett Myers
P-C.J. Wilson
Bench-R.A. Dickey
Bench-Matt Harrison
Bench-Josh Beckett
DL-CC Sabathia
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Postby sclyon3 » Wed Jul 04, 2012 11:06 pm

I love this deal for you! I think Jones has great value going forward, but I really think he peaked. Lincy is a lost cause to me, so this is a tremendous deal in my mind (assuming Jacoby comes back healthy, of course).

I would prefer Ellsbury over Jones and an open roster spot over Tiny Tim. Win-Win. Do it!

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Postby kool38 » Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:34 am

This is a very good deal for you...as long as you are confident that Ellsbury is healthy and will be back at his full health.




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Postby midwestpatsfan » Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:25 am

thanks for the advice so far, lets bump this and see if we can get some more responses.
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Postby redkanefox2009 » Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:38 am

Agree that this is a great deal for you, and there's plenty of talent on your WW to pick up someone useful for that empty roster spot. Do it! Thanks for your help!
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Postby Knights » Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:51 am

I'm always weary of a 2-for-1 for a player who has been on the DL as long as Ellsbury, but Lincecum is showing few signs of coming around and Jones is cooling off significantly. Plus the WW names are very good caliber players.

Given that, I'd give it a go and make the deal for Ellsbury.

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Postby Wiserman20 » Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:11 pm

Agree with the input here AS LONG AS Ellsbury is healthy. I think he hit a bomb just yesterday which is very promising.

Jones has 20 bombs so either he's figured it out and going for a monster season, or he'll plateau/fall off in the 2nd Half.

Arms are abundant this year, losing the arm formerly known as the freak doesn't scare me at all.

You have huge upside in this deal. Gamble is Ellsbury's health. I'd lean towards taking it assuming those risks.

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Postby sigriffey » Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:35 pm

I think I'd do this and then add Rasmus
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Postby LightItUp95 » Fri Jul 06, 2012 12:00 am

The fact that you have so much WW depth makes it a no-brainer. While I'm not sure if we'll see the ellsbury from last year, Adam Jones is still overrated IMO and I'd rather have Jacoby. Lincecum looks lost for this year, so it actually helps you get rid of him.

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Postby jruffus1 » Fri Jul 06, 2012 1:28 am

Damn, I wish I had a WW like your leagues lol. With that said, I'd make the deal and add Jennings. If Ellsbury comes back healthy, they will both swipe bases for you like crazy.
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