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Postby jruffus1 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 7:50 pm

I am in a 12-team H2H Keeper league (6x6). We can keep 4 players by forfeiting their picks from the previous year. We can keep a player for 4 years in exchange for the same pick. I was making a run for it last season, so I traded away my 3rd round draft pick. With this in mind, I was offered the following trade:

My Jay Bruce (6th round)


His Jose Altuve (22nd round)

My keepers so far are Kemp (1st), Rizzo (23rd), Bumgarner (7th), and Bruce (6th). Trade away a stud in Bruce for a better draft value in Altuve?
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Re: Make this pre-season trade? WHIR

Postby Philly_05 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 7:58 pm

Do they stay those picks for the eternity of the league. Or do they move up each passing season? I think I would stick with Bruce personally.

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Re: Make this pre-season trade? WHIR

Postby misterf » Tue Feb 19, 2013 6:25 am

No doubt Bruce is the better player.

And at the cost of a 6th round pick, Bruce is even a good value (he is likely an early 4th rounder in a re-draft league).

But Altuve is a steal as a 22nd round pick. (I already have him as a 6th or early 7th rounder this year)

And,while they are both young, Bruce has likely reached his peak level of production.....while Altuve is likely to only get better over the next few years.

So, I would actually go with Altuve in this case simply because he is the better value here.

Note: since Bruce is the best player in the deal, you might be able to squeeze an extra late round draft pick out of the guy....or move up a couple of rounds in a swap of mid-round picks.......but i would still take the trade as-is.

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Postby MadDog36 » Tue Feb 19, 2013 12:26 pm

In h2h formats (for points based) SB only threats are less in value. I'd take Bruce.
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