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How to counter Napoli/Cain for Posey/Sabathia offer?

Postby taw856 » Tue May 21, 2013 2:28 pm

Stuck in the middle of the pack in an 11-team 7x6 roto league that uses fielding percentage, OPS and quality starts in addition to the normal 5x5. My team is getting killed in ERA and WHIP and I've been trying to flip Buster Posey for pitching, but a combination of dead teams in the league and the live teams having similar pitching need has made it tough.

Consequently, I've been sent a lowball Napoli/Cain for Posey/Sabathia offer -- and while I don't like it, I'm not sure how much better I can do for Posey in this league.

Any thoughts on how to counter?

MY TEAM
C B. Posey (c, 1b)
1B B. Butler
2B R. Cano
3B C. Headley
SS J. Segura
OF C. Davis (1b, of)
OF M. Bourn
OF L. Cain
UTIL N. Markakis (of)
UTIL M. Carpenter (1b, 2b, 3b, of)
BN D. Gordon (ss)
BN N. McLouth (of)
DL J. Reyes (ss)

SP C. Sabathia
SP M. Scherzer
RP J. Papelbon
RP R. Soriano
P E. Frieri (rp)
P J. Tazawa (rp)
P M. Minor (sp)
P H. Ryu (sp)
BN A. Griffin (sp)
BN E. Santana (sp)
BN K. Lohse (sp)

HIS TEAM
C M. Napoli (c, 1b)
1B A. Rizzo
2B C. Utley
3B J. Donaldson
SS T. Tulowitzki
OF A. McCutcheon
OF B. Zobrist (2b, ss, of)
OF D. Jennings
UTIL S. Castro (ss)
UTIL R. Howard (1b)
BN N. Cruz (of)
BN M. Cabrera (of)
BN W. Middlebrooks (3b)
BN A. Soriano (of)

SP Y. Darvish
SP M. Cain
RP H. Iwakuma (sp, rp)
RP S. Romo
P B. Parnell (rp)
P J. Valverde (rp)
P H. Bell (rp)
P M. Melancon (rp)
BN R. Dempster (sp)
DL M. Garza (sp)
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Re: How to counter Napoli/Cain for Posey/Sabathia offer?

Postby millini » Tue May 21, 2013 2:36 pm

hmm, tough call as his pitching is suspect except darvish, who he would probably not get rid of. since he has cruz sitting on his bench, and you have a lot of speed, maybe include cruz from him and you include mcclouth?
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Re: How to counter Napoli/Cain for Posey/Sabathia offer?

Postby taw856 » Wed May 22, 2013 3:32 am

Offered the Cruz-McLouth counter and they responded with Napoli/Cain/Cabrera for Posey/Sabathia/Bourn.

Any hope here or is the price too high for Cain?
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Re: How to counter Napoli/Cain for Posey/Sabathia offer?

Postby MadDog36 » Wed May 22, 2013 11:15 am

I'd rather have Posey/CC/Bourn myself.
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Re: How to counter Napoli/Cain for Posey/Sabathia offer?

Postby millini » Wed May 22, 2013 11:58 am

Sounds like this guys just gonna keep lowballing you. I wouldn't take that trade.
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