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Postby CubsFan4Life23 » Wed Aug 01, 2012 6:45 pm

I run a 10 Team H2H 5x5 Keeper League (we keep 6 per year)...Team A is trading Robinson Cano to Team B for Harper and Seager...

Is this worth vetoing? Team A has already traded away David Wright for Ethier and Jennings (which seems lopsided too)...I know there is no collusion, but seems like this guy is giving away players...I would like some advice b/c I may be wrong about all of this, just need advice...Teams listed below...and Thanks!

Team A:
Jonathan Lucroy
Paul Konerko
Robinson Cano
Mark Trumbo
Josh Rutledge
Andre Ethier
Curtis Granderson
Colby Rasmus
Ben Revere
Anthony Rizzo
Danny Espinosa
Jason Kipnis
Ian Desmond
Evan Longoria

Matt Harvey
Jeff Samardzija
Jake Peavy
Steve Cishek
Bobby Parnell
Edinson Volquez
Ryan Vogelsong
Mike Minor
Matt Moore
Johnny Cueto

TEAM B:
Mike Napoli
Paul Goldschmidt
Kyle Seager
Adrian Beltre
Asdrubal Cabrera
Jacoby Ellsbury
Andrew McCutchen
Jason Kubel
Michael Cuddyer
Alex Gordon
Will Middlebrooks
Bryce Harper
Giancarlo Stanton

Justin Verlander
Chris Capuano
Francisco Liriano
Kenley Jansen
Ernesto Frieri
Ryan Cook
Ben Sheets
Matt Harrison
Chris Sale
A.J. Griffin
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Re: Worth a veto? WHIR

Postby KingOfSports » Wed Aug 01, 2012 6:54 pm

You said it's a keeper league. Harper and Seager can be VERY VERY valuable in the future so I say not worth a veto.

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Re: Worth a veto? WHIR

Postby bigmck » Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:15 pm

A veto has to be VERY, VERY lopsided. What you have is fairly even. Harper is going to be an Albert Pujols type player in two years. The trade stands.
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Re: Worth a veto? WHIR

Postby Quackman » Thu Aug 02, 2012 5:28 pm

If i dont think a team is making a trade to "improve" his team then i consider a veto. Sometimes people give up,,dont care, hooking up a buddy whatever. Keeper league so there is no way you can say he isnt trying to improve his team. Especially if he is out of it this year, this is exactly the type of trade the guy should make.
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Re: Worth a veto? WHIR

Postby converge241 » Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:05 pm

Don't see an issue with this one, Team A just seems to be shaking it up on the deals
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Re: Worth a veto? WHIR

Postby jcave24 » Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:51 pm

To me, it seems that team A has a scarce amount of keepers as it is, so this might actually be worth it for him to make this trade. As such, I definitely do not think the trade is worth vetoing.

Not to mention that, as the first poster said, a trade should usually be quite lopsided for a commish to veto it; its a bit different when the league members are voting on the veto, but you have to be careful not to extend the "long arm of the law" too far in the course of trying to keep the league fair; that's how you lose league members.

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