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Postby TheGreekness » Wed Mar 06, 2013 7:31 am

Hello, New to the forum happy to be here.

I've got a trade question.

The League is Weekly H2H, Keepers, Minor League Roster as well

The Trade that was proposed to me is as followed:

I would receive: SP Matt Scherzer, and 3B Prospect Miguel Sano

I would trade away: SP Trevor Cahill, and OF Prospect Oscar Tavares

This is my team at the moment

C: Joe Mauer
1B: Paul Goldschmidt
2B: Neil Walker
SS: Elvis Andrus
3B: Michael Young
LF: Josh Willingham
CF: Curtis Granderson
RF: Hunter Pence
DH/Util: Lance Berkman
Bench: Denard Span


SP: Gio Gonzalez
SP: Matt Latos
SP:Trevor Cahill
SP: Andy Pettitte
SP: Edwin Jackson
SP: Wade Davis
SP: Shaun Marcum


Pitching is a huge commodity in this league, On Average all teams have around 7-9 SP at any given time.

There is still also 2 more rounds of draft left at the moment.

I just wanted to get some opinions and thoughts on that trade. I know Scherzer is a better pitcher then Cahill for the most part and will get more run support. I also know that Tavares is the Cardinal's top prospect as well as a top 10 prospect league wide. Just don't know if Scherzer's value over Cahill is enough to overcome the value of Tavares over Sano. Thanks for anything you respond with
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Re: Keeper League Trade Question

Postby Fenris-77 » Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:48 am

I'd do that. Scherzer is a lot better than Cahill and Sano is still a decent prospect.
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Re: Keeper League Trade Question

Postby bginda2g » Wed Mar 06, 2013 10:19 am

I'd stay put. You say pitching is 7-9 keep, so to me that says people are just throwing innings racking up the counting stats. I think with that league strategy you should keep the best hitter.
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Re: Keeper League Trade Question

Postby MadDog36 » Thu Mar 07, 2013 1:32 am

I think you need Sano more than you need Tavares (who yes is an awesome prospect) - Entire team is aging. I might consider blowing the thing up and just completely rebuilding from the ground up. No I'm smarter than Loria...lol
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Re: Keeper League Trade Question

Postby fsbarren » Thu Mar 07, 2013 6:24 am

I think Scherzer/Sano is the better group for you. I think Scherzer would be a great #3 SP for your roster. I don't think Sano is going to provide much value you this year so max out on Max.

Also, I read somewhere (I think CBS) that Cahil is a much better roto pitcher than H2H.
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Re: Keeper League Trade Question

Postby TheGreekness » Thu Mar 07, 2013 6:28 am

Thanks a lot for all your input. You've helped me make up my mind. I'm going to accept the trade.
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