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Deal Verlander for Latos?

Postby pjtroy34 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:50 pm

Seriously worried about Verlander at this point. The Ks have disappeared and I could probably hit him the way he's been throwing.

I've been offered Latos straight up for him.

If Verlander comes around or fixes the flaw I keep reading about I lose this deal.

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Re: Deal Verlander for Latos?

Postby Millhouse » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:01 pm

Even though Verlander has sucked, his ceiling is higher and make that clear to the other guy. SO, I wouldn't do it straight up...I'd say to him, "You're obviously buying low on Verlander, but for his proven upside, I'd need a sweetener on the back end, so I can do Verlander & (lesser position player/closer) for Latos & (slightly better position player/closer). Where do you need help most? Make that the target of your back end upgrade.

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Re: Deal Verlander for Latos?

Postby SecretAgentMan » Fri Jul 26, 2013 4:00 am

There comes a point in this game where you need a little luck to win and when your #1 SP goes belly up on you you are pretty much out of luck imo. Unless you are at the point where Latos would be enough to put you over the top (highly unlikely) or are in a money league and need another decent SP to get you into the money, I hardly see the point in the deal as it locks in the lower value\upside player. There is no prize for finishing 4th instead of 7th or the like in most standard leagues so you may as well just ride it out and hope Verlander gets his act together imo.
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Re: Deal Verlander for Latos?

Postby MadDog36 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 11:51 am

I would shop Verlander around...and see if you can maybe get a bat for him and an upside arm.
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