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Time to Drop Beckett/Strasburg for Greinke

Postby nickels2012 » Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:34 pm

With Tommy Hanson on the DL for me Marcum on the wire until he gets back (was on my team all year) is it time to finally cut bait on Beckett? I also lost Roy Oswalt to the bullpen.

My SPs are

Greinke
Latos
Lynn
Scherzer
Wandy Rodriguez
Paul Maholm (just added)

Tommy Hanson on the DL


I was also just offered Strasburg and Youkilis for Greinke do I take that deal or no? I am thinking no but I would love to have Strasburg with Greinke. What would a good counter be?
C Gattis
1B Rizzo
2B Gordon
3B Rendon
SS Tulo
LF Marte
CF Gomez
RF JD Martinez
DH Chris Davis
UT Correa
Piscotty

DL Springer
DL

Strasburg
Gray
Arrieta
Pineda
Salazar
Teheran
Lackey
Garcia
Fiers
RP Melancon
RP A Miller
RP Vizcaino
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Re: Time to Drop Beckett/Strasburg for Greinke

Postby nickels2012 » Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:37 pm

His other pitchers
CJ Wilson
Hellickson
AJ Burnett
Bumgarner


I have
Swisher De Aza Werth Stubbs in an OF logjam
Plus Arod could be trade bait
C Gattis
1B Rizzo
2B Gordon
3B Rendon
SS Tulo
LF Marte
CF Gomez
RF JD Martinez
DH Chris Davis
UT Correa
Piscotty

DL Springer
DL

Strasburg
Gray
Arrieta
Pineda
Salazar
Teheran
Lackey
Garcia
Fiers
RP Melancon
RP A Miller
RP Vizcaino
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Re: Time to Drop Beckett/Strasburg for Greinke

Postby chargerss24 » Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:54 pm

You're not going to pair Greinke with Strasburg by trading pitching only. Greinke is the only pitcher you have that will get you Strasburg in return. If you want to pair Greinke with Strasburg, you'll have to put together a trade package that involves a good bat. I don't know what your league settings are, but 9 times out of 10, IMO, bats >>> pitching.
C-Doumit, Salty
1B- Fielder
2B-Pedroia
SS-Reyes
3B-Longoria
CI- Morneau
MI- Kipnis
OF- Myers Jennings Heyward
U- Ellsbury, B. Upton, Bruce

SP-Price Fernandez Miller Wheeler, Kluber
RP-Grilli, Farquhar, Crow, Veras
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Re: Time to Drop Beckett/Strasburg for Greinke

Postby nickels2012 » Wed Aug 01, 2012 9:22 pm

Thanks so i guess thats a no to that trade ill counter with a couple batters and not Greinke
C Gattis
1B Rizzo
2B Gordon
3B Rendon
SS Tulo
LF Marte
CF Gomez
RF JD Martinez
DH Chris Davis
UT Correa
Piscotty

DL Springer
DL

Strasburg
Gray
Arrieta
Pineda
Salazar
Teheran
Lackey
Garcia
Fiers
RP Melancon
RP A Miller
RP Vizcaino
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