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My Votto for Freeman/Jansen? WHIR

Postby angels7777 » Tue Aug 13, 2013 11:49 pm

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Re: My Votto for Freeman/Jansen? WHIR

Postby MadDog36 » Wed Aug 14, 2013 3:05 am

I would just do the Choo deal for a closer, pass on this.
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Re: My Votto for Freeman/Jansen? WHIR

Postby angels7777 » Wed Aug 14, 2013 9:03 am

MadDog36 wrote:I would just do the Choo deal for a closer, pass on this.


He rejected the Choo deal so I had to take this one. Freeman has similar numbers to Votto and Jansen is probably the top closer moving forward.
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Re: My Votto for Freeman/Jansen? WHIR

Postby angels7777 » Wed Aug 14, 2013 11:41 am

Did I make a mistake on this deal?
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Re: My Votto for Freeman/Jansen? WHIR

Postby Skcl7274 » Wed Aug 14, 2013 12:57 pm

Not a bad trade for you. Freeman and Votto are pretty similar in terms of stats this season, and you could you a solid closer like Jansen, since Parnell is hurt.
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Re: My Votto for Freeman/Jansen? WHIR

Postby angels7777 » Wed Aug 14, 2013 1:26 pm

Just to clarify, this is Kenley Jansen, possibly the #1 closer moving forward.
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Re: My Votto for Freeman/Jansen? WHIR

Postby Knights » Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:44 pm

It's an alright deal, I don't think you did too badly. Freeman's still a good 1B to take over for Votto, and Jansen is piling up the saves with LAD. I think there may have been better options out there but all in all this dealt still leaves you in good shape, imo.

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Re: My Votto for Freeman/Jansen? WHIR

Postby MadDog36 » Wed Aug 14, 2013 5:05 pm

Still think moving Votto for this was a mistake (don't get me wrong Freeman is a good hitter and elite run producer....if he had a little more power I'd say this was a legit win for you...)

Still my point is Votto is a first round (late to early 2nd round talent) I would have moved him for a solid closer, solid 1b and something else back in return (an upgrade to 2b)

Maybe a RIzzo, Kipnis, Reed or the like (Melancon, Uehara etc) type of package would have been nicer IMO.
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Re: My Votto for Freeman/Jansen? WHIR

Postby angels7777 » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:51 pm

MadDog36 wrote:Still think moving Votto for this was a mistake (don't get me wrong Freeman is a good hitter and elite run producer....if he had a little more power I'd say this was a legit win for you...)

Still my point is Votto is a first round (late to early 2nd round talent) I would have moved him for a solid closer, solid 1b and something else back in return (an upgrade to 2b)

Maybe a RIzzo, Kipnis, Reed or the like (Melancon, Uehara etc) type of package would have been nicer IMO.


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