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Postby Philly_05 » Fri Dec 20, 2013 4:11 pm

Been working to upgrade my keepers in my 12 team league H2H league. I have almost my entire keepers setup now after two trades this week. I moved Reyes and Bautista to pickup Puig. Then moved Posey to get Harper. Should I try to bundle 2 or 3 guys for one more really good keeper? Or should I stick with a guy like Altuve for his SB value at a tough 2B spot. Or go with a SP like Zimmerman or Moore? Or what type of player could I realistically go after with Zimmerman, Moore and Altuve package?

Batting - AVG, R, SB, HR, RBI, OPS, H, K
Pitching - ERA, WHIP, K, W, SV, QS, HD, BB

C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, 2B/SS, 1B/3B, 4 OF, 2 UT, 3 P, 5 SP, 4 RP, 8 Bench, 3 DL

9 Keepers - 100% solid on * players
1B- Paul Goldschmidt *
1B- Prince Fielder *
OF- Yasiel Puig *
OF- Bryce Harper *
SP- Adam Wainwright *
SP- Justin Verlander
SP- Cole Hamels
RP- Trevor Rosenthal *
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2B- Jose Altuve
OF- Carlos Beltran
3B- Brett Lawrie
3B- Pedro Alvarez
SP- Jordan Zimmerman
SP- Matt Moore
SP- RA Dickey
SP- Lance Lynn
SP- Homer Bailey
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Re: 1 More deal or Hold?

Postby Element » Fri Dec 20, 2013 7:05 pm

That's a difficult question to answer. It's a supply and demand game. Does someone really want three average keepers for one good one? You're probably not going to get anything more than a marginal improvement over one of those guys. It's still worth entertaining. Make the players available and see if you get any offers.
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Re: 1 More deal or Hold?

Postby plamb23 » Fri Dec 20, 2013 7:10 pm

See what you can get with Zimmerman/Altuve combo. I think you could get a pretty decent upgrade there. I'd hang on to Moore
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Re: 1 More deal or Hold?

Postby Philly_05 » Fri Dec 20, 2013 7:24 pm

Yeah it's dicey that I find anyone. I have had all of them on the block for awhile. I looked around at the rosters and didn't really see anything that jumped out at me. As far as teams go with needs for multiple keepers with someone I would like to get. If I can't trade any of them who would be the the choice out of Zimmerman, Moore or Altuve? I'm leaning toward Altuve at this point. Figured I can fill out my SP behind Verlander, Wainwright and Hamels easier than finding a 2B.
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Re: 1 More deal or Hold?

Postby MadDog36 » Sat Dec 21, 2013 1:33 am

3B- Pedro Alvarez - I prefer elite power bats over mid rotation (in your case) arms.
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Re: 1 More deal or Hold?

Postby MaudDib » Sat Dec 21, 2013 10:50 am

Philly_05 wrote:Yeah it's dicey that I find anyone. I have had all of them on the block for awhile. I looked around at the rosters and didn't really see anything that jumped out at me. As far as teams go with needs for multiple keepers with someone I would like to get. If I can't trade any of them who would be the the choice out of Zimmerman, Moore or Altuve? I'm leaning toward Altuve at this point. Figured I can fill out my SP behind Verlander, Wainwright and Hamels easier than finding a 2B.


Always worth trying to trade but as said before, it will be hard to do. Look at teams that finished at the bottom of your league as they are the most likely to have marginal keepers and maybe willing to do this kind of deal.

Personally, I would be keeping one of the pitchers. Moore has the most upside. You pretty much know what you are getting with Zimmermann so not a high ceiling but not the floor either. I am just not sold on Altuve. I think you can find 2B during the draft that can give you similar value.
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Re: 1 More deal or Hold?

Postby Philly_05 » Tue Dec 24, 2013 12:49 pm

I shopped around and really didn't get much interest. I think i'm going to go with Moore as my last keeper. I traded Zimmermann for Roebert Stephenson for my minors system.

1B- Paul Goldschmidt
1B- Prince Fielder
OF- Yasiel Puig
OF- Bryce Harper
SP- Adam Wainwright
SP- Justin Verlander
SP- Cole Hamels
SP- Matt Moore
RP- Trevor Rosenthal

Minors
SS- Addison Russell
OF- Albert Almora
OF- David Dahl
SP- Robert Stephenson

Cutting - Kyle Gibson, Alex Colome and Matt Davidson

Should I swap out Dahl for Davidson? He looks like he's in line for the job in Chicago. Or should I just trade for a better minors keeper than Dahl or Davidson?
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Re: 1 More deal or Hold?

Postby MaudDib » Thu Dec 26, 2013 11:00 am

Philly_05 wrote:I shopped around and really didn't get much interest. I think i'm going to go with Moore as my last keeper. I traded Zimmermann for Roebert Stephenson for my minors system.

1B- Paul Goldschmidt
1B- Prince Fielder
OF- Yasiel Puig
OF- Bryce Harper
SP- Adam Wainwright
SP- Justin Verlander
SP- Cole Hamels
SP- Matt Moore
RP- Trevor Rosenthal

Minors
SS- Addison Russell
OF- Albert Almora
OF- David Dahl
SP- Robert Stephenson

Cutting - Kyle Gibson, Alex Colome and Matt Davidson

Should I swap out Dahl for Davidson? He looks like he's in line for the job in Chicago. Or should I just trade for a better minors keeper than Dahl or Davidson?


I like the deal for Stephenson. Keep Dahl over Davidson unless you can get a better player in trade.
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