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Pence vs Marcum, trade advice...WHIR

Postby AMKatUC10 » Wed May 25, 2011 8:40 pm

Ok guys, so I'm in a 12 team league where we have no bench, you play all your hitters and pitchers, absolutely no subbing (there is a designated space for DL). I'm currently in 2nd place in this roto league and have been making a few offers, seeking help in the AVG and RBI's department.

I was offered: Hunter Pence and Tim Hudson for Mark Trumbo and Shawn Marcum/Tommy Hanson.

I'm really thinking about doing it, however as you can see below, I have Ryan Zimmerman coming back (hopefully in the next few weeks) which could really give me a big boost in each category.

I tempted to offer Trumbo and Hudson for Pence straight up and see what he thinks. Again, I will help in return.....What do you guys think?

C: Russel Martin
1B: Adam Dunn
2B: Jed Lowrie
3B: Maicer Izturis
MI: Ian Desmond
CI: Billy Butler
OF: Jose Bautista
OF: Ryan Braun
OF: Alex Gordon
OF: Mark Trumbo
OF: Drew Stubbs
U: Aaron Hill

P: Shawn Marcum
P: Tommy Hanson
p: Jhoulys Chacin
P: John Danks
p: dan hudson
p: josh tomlin
p: craig kimbrel
p: chris perez

DL: Ryan Zimmerman, Andrew Bailey, Brian Matusz
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Re: Pence vs Marcum, trade advice...WHIR

Postby Singles » Wed May 25, 2011 9:32 pm

I think pence is a nice player and would help you tremendously, but I don't think you have the pitching depth to lose either Marcum or Hanson. I think I would hold off for now and ride it out until Zimmerman returns. Your team is nice and Dunn will start hitting HR's and Braun, Stubbs and Bautista make for a great OF. No surprise your in 2nd.
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Re: Pence vs Marcum, trade advice...WHIR

Postby DrDC » Thu May 26, 2011 12:04 am

Thanks for your help.

Marcum is your best pitcher. Getting Pence won't help that much, considering your hitting depth. No brainer to me.
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Re: Pence vs Marcum, trade advice...WHIR

Postby figurski24 » Thu May 26, 2011 12:14 am

This trade isn't needed, your just going to lose a good pitcher from this trade. It is tempting but stick with Trumbo and Marcum

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