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Postby fantasyfiend » Sat May 29, 2004 7:12 pm

Who has better value:

Roy Oswalt

or

Bobby Abreu

Consider all factors. which one is more valueable to a team
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Postby mtarail » Sat May 29, 2004 7:18 pm

Abreu was ranked above Oswalt in any preseason rankings that you could find and I think it's still true. With Abreu you can pretty much pencil in a 300/100/20/20 year. Oswalt was and still is an injury risk. Is Oswalt can clock in a full year injury free (like he did in 2002) then he'd be a little bit more valuable than Abreu.
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Postby fantasyfiend » Sat May 29, 2004 7:30 pm

if i need pitching and have enough contact/sb hitters...would it be reasonable to offer abreu for oswalt? or should i demand more?
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Postby Mr Last Place » Sat May 29, 2004 7:35 pm

An Oswalt for Abreau trade is a pretty fair swap if pitching is what you need
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Postby mtarail » Sat May 29, 2004 7:40 pm

I think that's a pretty fair deal, although with a guy as valuable as Abreu I'd go for less of health risk in a deal. I'd aim high first (Vasquez or Schmidt--yes he's coming off surgery but he's pitching lights out and he's been operated on before in the off-season.) If I couldn't get those guys I'd look at Hudson and Beckett. If I couldn't get any of those guys I'd make a run at Oswalt.
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Postby twentysix » Sat May 29, 2004 7:41 pm

I agree with the last post.

that's a pretty fair deal
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