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Postby jhawkinson3 » Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:36 pm

Hey guys.
5x5 Roto League - 7 Keepers (unlimited years) - Standard lineup (MI, CI, 5 OFer/10 Pitchers)

Current keeper options:

2B: Robinson Cano
SS: Troy Tulowitzki
MI: Starlin Castro
OF: Mike Trout
OF: Jacoby Ellsbury
OF: Adam Jones
P: Kris Medlen

I also have RA Dickey who Im leaning towards letting go to the draft and keeping Medlen.

I have many trade options right now - Id like advice on which route you'd take this team:

1) Edwin Encarnacion for Troy Tulowitzki -- I like EE but not sure I believe in him that much

2) Prince Fielder and Elvis Andrus for Jacoby Ellsbury, Starlin Castro and RA Dickey - -I feel this is a bit much but Im not keeping and could use the power from 1st base which I currently dont have.

3) Gio Gonzalez for Adam Jones - -Im very high on Gio Gonzalez but hard to give up a 5 tool type player in Adam Jones for him.

4) Miguel Cabrera for Mike Trout
-- Scary. Miggy is amazing...Do you dare deal Trout at this point? Miggie at 3rd base fills a hole

5) Prince Fielder for Jacoby Ellsbury and RA Dickey - -I like this deal but the other owner isnt sold on it yet

6) 3 team deal: Id trade Ellsbury, Castro and Dickey for Fielder and Edwin Encarnacion -- Things to work out here but theres potential.

SORRY for the length and I appreciate anyone who takes the time to read this and offer up their 2 to 4 cents worth. Thanks guys!
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Re: Blockbuster Options -- Keeper League -- Advice please!

Postby Beeblebrox » Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:52 pm

I wouldn't make any of those trades. Stick with the 7 you have.

Also....definitely keep Dickey instead of Medlen.
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Re: Blockbuster Options -- Keeper League -- Advice please!

Postby hochunk5 » Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:17 pm

I agree that i would keep Dickey over Medlen. Medline helps in 1 category (SV) with a minor boost to ERA and relievers are easier to replace.

Here are my opinions of each option:

1) Edwin Encarnacion for Troy Tulowitzki -- I don't trust Encarnacion who was pretty average until last year plus Tulowitzki when health it top 2 at the position

2) Prince Fielder and Elvis Andrus for Jacoby Ellsbury, Starlin Castro and RA Dickey - -I like this deal. You have a lot of spead players and Fielder would give you 35- 40 HR potiential in a good year Dickey is old Castro and Andrus do about the same for your team and Ellsbury is replaceable. OF is the easiest position to find a sleeper in.

3) Gio Gonzalez for Adam Jones - - i always take hitting over pitching. I'd rather have jones

4) Miguel Cabrera for Mike Trout -- Even though Cabrera is proven and Trout has only proved himself in one season you can trade trout strait up when you can keep a player indefinetly.

5) Prince Fielder for Jacoby Ellsbury and RA Dickey - -This is the best deal for you. If he isnt sold on this one, i'd try option 2

6) 3 team deal: Id trade Ellsbury, Castro and Dickey for Fielder and Edwin Encarnacion -- I don't like losing Castro without getting a SS back
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Re: Blockbuster Options -- Keeper League -- Advice please!

Postby jhawkinson3 » Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:26 pm

Medlen will be starting for the Braves...I dont think he'll be closing over Kimbrel :)

In terms of Fielder and EE for Ellsbury, Castro and Dickey....I would have Tulo to replace Castro at SS
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Re: Blockbuster Options -- Keeper League -- Advice please!

Postby Nuclear29 » Sat Dec 22, 2012 11:39 am

#5 if you can swing it, #2 if not.
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Re: Blockbuster Options -- Keeper League -- Advice please!

Postby jhawkinson3 » Sat Dec 22, 2012 2:46 pm

New offer in...I've been offered Prince Fielder and David Wright forJacoby Ellsbury Starlin Castro and RA Dickey

That would leave me with:

1B: Fielder
2B: Cano
SS: Tulo
3B: Wright
OF: Trout
OF: Adam Jones

P: Medlen

Thoughts?
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Re: Blockbuster Options -- Keeper League -- Advice please!

Postby MaudDib » Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:54 pm

jhawkinson3 wrote:New offer in...I've been offered Prince Fielder and David Wright forJacoby Ellsbury Starlin Castro and RA Dickey

That would leave me with:

1B: Fielder
2B: Cano
SS: Tulo
3B: Wright
OF: Trout
OF: Adam Jones

P: Medlen

Thoughts?


I think I take that deal. I don't love dealing Castro but you could use the other players more.
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Re: Blockbuster Options -- Keeper League -- Advice please!

Postby Frenchiegangsta9 » Thu Dec 27, 2012 11:00 am

jhawkinson3 wrote:New offer in...I've been offered Prince Fielder and David Wright forJacoby Ellsbury Starlin Castro and RA Dickey

That would leave me with:

1B: Fielder
2B: Cano
SS: Tulo
3B: Wright
OF: Trout
OF: Adam Jones

P: Medlen

Thoughts?


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Re: Blockbuster Options -- Keeper League -- Advice please!

Postby ensanimal » Sat Dec 29, 2012 11:58 am

jhawkinson3 wrote:New offer in...I've been offered Prince Fielder and David Wright forJacoby Ellsbury Starlin Castro and RA Dickey

That would leave me with:

1B: Fielder
2B: Cano
SS: Tulo
3B: Wright
OF: Trout
OF: Adam Jones

P: Medlen

Thoughts?


Yup,I'd take this deal. Crazy infield, excellent start to your OF. Depending on who's available maybe start by going for an ace type SP in the draft.
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Re: Blockbuster Options -- Keeper League -- Advice please!

Postby Nuclear29 » Sat Dec 29, 2012 11:31 pm

I dont think you could have a better set of keepers with that deal.
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