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Re: Trade Longoria or Wright?

Postby dcmove2003 » Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:53 am

any other thoughts on this?

Isn't it better to have 3 top offensive keepers vs. 2 offensive keepers plus a SP? I think in a non-keeper league, the trade of Longo for Baumgartner and Cain is a no-brainer, but in a keeper league, I think it could leave me at a bit of a disadvantage next season since Longoria is my most notable trading asset for a star hitter (like a Matt Kemp or Ryan Braun, etc.).
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Re: Trade Longoria or Wright?

Postby disasterisk » Mon Aug 06, 2012 11:34 am

sigriffey wrote:I would trade Longoria for Cain and Bumgarner in a heartbeat


Do this now.

Longoria has proven that he cannot stay healthy for a full season, yet continues to be ranked as a top tier player at his position. Definitely trade him for Cain and Bumgarner, they both have top 10 pitcher potential if they aren't there already.
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Re: Trade Longoria or Wright?

Postby disasterisk » Mon Aug 06, 2012 11:37 am

dcmove2003 wrote:any other thoughts on this?

Isn't it better to have 3 top offensive keepers vs. 2 offensive keepers plus a SP? I think in a non-keeper league, the trade of Longo for Baumgartner and Cain is a no-brainer, but in a keeper league, I think it could leave me at a bit of a disadvantage next season since Longoria is my most notable trading asset for a star hitter (like a Matt Kemp or Ryan Braun, etc.).


It doesn't matter. You are getting fantastic value for Longoria. You can use your surplus pitching and combine it with a hitter to get an elite hitter in a future trade.
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Re: Trade Longoria or Wright?

Postby lyons595 » Mon Aug 06, 2012 2:41 pm

sigriffey wrote:I would trade Longoria for Cain and Bumgarner in a heartbeat

Agreed...I think Longo for ONE of them is fair. If you can both, do it now.
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