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jcook3127 wrote:Why play fantasy baseball if somebody thinks giving up Johan for Cuddyer under any circumstance improves his teams chances of being successful?
There are good trades, there are bad trades....there are sly moves with people buying low and selling high...there are poor roster choices with people buying high and selling low....and 95% of the time, I don't have a problem with this..
But if I feel a trade is so ridiculous that I cannot possibly fathom what the owners are thinking, I feel this is grounds for a veto...I would never veto to protect my own self interest (for example, if I wanted to go steal the player that was going in the trade, or a grudge on another owner), but if I think it really has a good shot to ruin the competitive balance of the league, then yes I will exercise the right that my league gives me with such a system in place...
You say that poor waiver wire work and a bad draft can have the same affect if not more on ruining the competitive balance of a league...well I disagree with this statement...sure, bad teams can draft poorly but the players that they pass up are fair game to EVERY SINGLE OWNER on a war room....under a proper waiver system, every owner has an equal opportunity...or I should say FAIR opportunity to be the one to grab Adam DUnn if some idiot chose to drop him
With a trade that is so obviously one sided to the point where you wouldn't be shocked if you learned it was collusion anyway, I feel a veto is justified.
jcook3127 wrote:Yea I understand the argument Yoda...I just don't agree with it...this isn't the real world where what's done is done, in the end it is just a game that a bunch of people decide to invest their leisure in...I wouldn't sit down for a game of Monopoly if somebody was going to trade Baltic/mediterranean for the Yellows and 200 bucks...
jcook3127 wrote:...I wouldn't sit down for a game of Monopoly if somebody was going to trade Baltic/mediterranean for the Yellows and 200 bucks...
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