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Box wrote:OK, I'll bite.
First off, I said its SOME of the worst advice I've ever heard. Mainly because he's advocating completely abandoning the first rule of trading in fantasy baseball: Buy Low, Sell High.
On to Chavez. Sluggers like Scott Rolen and Mike Lowell have been disappointments. Aramis isnt living up to potential necessarily. If someone wants to give me Chavez for a guy like Dellucci, I'm gonna jump all over that. In the past 2 weeks, he's raised his BA 33 POINTS. If that's not a sign that he's turning around than I dont know what is. Yeah, he doesnt have much protection, but Crosby is back now and that should help him at least a little.
Bottom line, you dont trade away players when they're slumping, especially top 5 round picks like Chavez and Schilling.
As for Schilling, same principle applies. If I have a DL slot open and someone wants to trade him to me for Adam Bernero, guess what, I'll be all over that one too. He's a MUCH more valuable DL stash than guys like Loretta, Thomson, Mags, et al. Especially with the recent news that he plans to be back before the break.
So, in conclusion, BUY LOW SELL HIGH. Its not that difficult a concept to grasp and the fact that Reynolds completely ignored it in his so called fantasy "advice" makes him look like a joke. And you look like a disgruntled Chavez and Schilling owner.
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