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Which SP to target? [Always WHIR]

Postby TruYankeeFan » Sat Jul 21, 2012 7:58 am

I have a little less than a month to make any significant moves via trade. Going into this week I was in 1st with a 3 game lead, and could add to that this week assuming I don't have a horrid weekend.

The guy in 2nd has put RA Dickey, Adam Wainwright, Billy Butler and Martin Prado on the Block...and is looking for 1B, 2B, SP, RP.

12 team head 2 head...scoring as follows...r,rbi, tb, obp, netsb/ip, sv, k, era, whip

I really want Dickey, but I am sure he will make me over pay there. So.....I was thinking of doing something like Altuve and McDonald for Halladay and Prado. Then I could either move Craig to 2B for the ROS or Niel Walker is available on the FA I could also try a 3 for 2 and pick him up (or drop someone like Fiers).

Is that ridiculous? Is there a better move?

My Roster:
OF-Melky Cabrera
UT-A Craig
BN-Napoli, B Harper, Gardner(DL)

SP-Kershaw, J McDonald, Dempster, Harrison, Zimmermann, Fiers, Hughes, Shields
RP -Chapman, Axford, Wilhelmson

His Roster:

SP- Dickey, Verlander, Halladay, Darvish, Wainwright, Miley,
RP- Soriano, Valverde, Aceves, Casilla, Broxton

Thanks in advance...and leave a link and I will hit you back ;-D
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Re: Which SP to target? [Always WHIR]

Postby WhipperSnappers44 » Sat Jul 21, 2012 8:51 am

Txs for the reply to my post....

I don't think I would be moving McDonald if I were you....McDonald has been a beast this season and doesn't look like he is slowing down none...If I were you I would try and make a move for Dickey and see what the other guy does (how much he values him)...most would skyrocket the price on Dickey but you never know...

I would maybe roll with trying to move Dempster or Fiers....I personally don't like Dempster much like most and although he has been on fire todays game looked like a sign of things to come so I would try selling high on him and/or Fiers (I like Fiers more going into the season)

So I would try maybe something like Altuve+Dempster for Halladay and then grab Walker or someone else off the WW. (You can try the same for Dickey but he will probably decline)

***To be honest looking at what you stated above he had only put Dickey and Wainwright on the block and no Halladay so not sure if that still sticks but I would try Dickey for Altuve+Dempster/Fiers and if he doesn't like that (most wouldn't) then I would try for Halladay and then Wainwright (if you values them over Dempster/Fiers...

Good Luck!

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Re: Which SP to target? [Always WHIR]

Postby Element » Sat Jul 21, 2012 10:57 am

TruYankeeFan wrote:So.....I was thinking of doing something like Altuve and McDonald for Halladay and Prado

I really don't see the other owner going for this, but I would definitely do this if I were in your shoes. It's worth an offer I guess. I just wouldn't expect it to be accepted. It may spark a counter offer.

I would not target Dickey. I don't think that he keeps pace. I would check in on Wainwright. Send an email and see what his asking price would be. It's always a better approach rather than attempting to formulate an offer that you may offend someone with. The other side of the coin would be you bidding against yourself & giving more than the other guy would be willing to sell at.
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Re: Which SP to target? [Always WHIR]

Postby TorontoBlueJays17 » Sat Jul 21, 2012 12:28 pm

I'd say do it, I'd also gauge the value he has on Trout. Just to kick the tires around.
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Re: Which SP to target? [Always WHIR]

Postby RyeWhiskey » Sat Jul 21, 2012 4:19 pm

I'd target Wainwright as Dickey's cost would be too high. Offer up Altuve+SP of your picking for him and add Walker to fill the 2B hole. Thanks for the help with mine.
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