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Postby Eastman19 » Fri Jul 20, 2012 8:37 am

Offered Kemp for Shields and Dunn..would you do it? H2H points league...non keeper...WHIR always...leave a link.
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Re: Would you do this trade..WHIR!!

Postby MashinSpuds » Fri Jul 20, 2012 8:58 am

If you believe that Kemp can hold up for the rest of the year, then go for it. He won't out-power Dunn but his average and speed should help you (if it does in your points league). However, I would try and get a lighter arm back with Kemp since you're taking on more risk here. Wouldn't hurt to try the play the 'two times on the DL' angle to the other guy.
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Re: Would you do this trade..WHIR!!

Postby Eastman19 » Fri Jul 20, 2012 9:05 am

MashinSpuds wrote:If you believe that Kemp can hold up for the rest of the year, then go for it. He won't out-power Dunn but his average and speed should help you (if it does in your points league). However, I would try and get a lighter arm back with Kemp since you're taking on more risk here. Wouldn't hurt to try the play the 'two times on the DL' angle to the other guy.



He just came back with Shields, Lewis and Rodriguez for Kemp...Would you do that?
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Postby DLRBusiness » Fri Jul 20, 2012 9:49 am

Thanks for helping with mine. I would do the first trade he offered. Kemp hit a homer since his return, I would take the chance he'll hold up. What do you have to lose? Shields who hasn't been good this year and has a record of having bad years and Dunn who hits homers but does nothing else? Take Kemp, if he gets hurt you can always find an aoki type of player on the waiver. I would probably take the second trade too, just don't know which lewis and rodriguez you're talking about. But if it's Colby Lewis he's good but might be hurt. if it's alex rod, i would want to keep in, should have something left. but definetely the first one. i'd rather have colby lewis than adam dunn.
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Re: Would you do this trade..WHIR!!

Postby Eastman19 » Fri Jul 20, 2012 9:52 am

Franciso Rodriguez...I actually have Wright at 3rd not Arod
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Re: Would you do this trade..WHIR!!

Postby DLRBusiness » Fri Jul 20, 2012 9:57 am

i would do them both but like the first offer best
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Re: Would you do this trade..WHIR!!

Postby MashinSpuds » Fri Jul 20, 2012 10:00 am

Eastman19 wrote:
MashinSpuds wrote:If you believe that Kemp can hold up for the rest of the year, then go for it. He won't out-power Dunn but his average and speed should help you (if it does in your points league). However, I would try and get a lighter arm back with Kemp since you're taking on more risk here. Wouldn't hurt to try the play the 'two times on the DL' angle to the other guy.



He just came back with Shields, Lewis and Rodriguez for Kemp...Would you do that?

Woah, Shields, Colby Lewis and KRod? Click Accept as fast as you can.
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