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Interesting Trade

Postby JarekO » Fri May 03, 2013 10:03 am

This is a 12 team H2H points league Points are as follows...(and yes it is odd)
(1B)1 (2B)2 (3B)3 HR) 4 (BB)1 (R)1.5 (H) 2(RBI) 1.5 (SB) 1.19
(K) -0.5 (AB) -0.5 (HBP) 0.3 (SAC) 0.7 (CS) -0.5
(GIDP) -0.5 (CYC)10 (GSHR) 5
(IP) 1.5 (ER) -0.5 (W)10 (L)-4
(SV) 7 (BS) -3 (K) 1 Hits Allowed (H) -0.4
(BB) -0.5 Shutouts (SO) 10
Home Runs Allowed (HR) -1 Wild Pitches (WP) -0.5 Balks (B) -0.5
Holds (HD) 5 Complete Games (CG) 8 Quality Starts (QS) 5 No Hitters (NH) 8
Perfect Games (PG) 10 Pitcher Team Win (PTW) 1 Pitcher Team Loss (PTL) -0.5

I am looking at trading J, Upton Y, Bettancourt AND C, Lee
for B, Butler M, Prado AND S, Strausberg

my lineup is as follows...
C Carlos Ruiz, Phi C Free Agency
1B Yuniesky Betancourt, Mil 2B, 1B, 3B Free Agency
2B Chase Utley, Phi 2B Draft
3B Chase Headley, SD 3B Draft
SS Alcides Escobar, KC SS Draft
2B/SS Jed Lowrie, Oak SS Draft
1B/3B Hanley Ramirez, LAD 3B, SS Draft
OF Ryan Braun, Mil OF Draft
OF Justin Upton, Atl OF Draft
OF Carl Crawford, LAD OF DTD Draft
OF Josh Reddick, Oak OF Draft
OF Gerardo Parra, Ari OF Free Agency
UTIL J.P. Arencibia, Tor C Draft
P Cliff Lee, Phi SP Draft
P Craig Kimbrel, Atl RP Draft
P Roy Halladay, Phi SP Draft
P Mike Minor, Atl SP PP Draft
P Clay Buchholz, Bos SP Draft
P Ryan Dempster, Bos SP Draft
P Andy Pettitte, NYY SP Draft
P Jim Henderson, Mil RP Free Agency
P Edward Mujica, StL RP Free Agency
P Junichi Tazawa, Bos RP Free Agency
Bench Alexi Ogando, Tex SP, RP Draft
Bench Ervin Santana, KC SP Draft
Bench Matt Cain, SF SP Trade (for David Wright)
Bench Bronson Arroyo, Cin SP Free Agency
Bench Brandon Belt, SF 1B Free Agency
DL Michael Bourn*, Cle OF DL15 Draft
DL Mark Teixeira*, NYY 1B DL15 Draft
DL Jhoulys Chacin*, Col SP DL15 Draft

Would really appreciate some feedback.
And i will answer any posts/links left on here...
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Re: Interesting Trade

Postby MadDog36 » Fri May 03, 2013 11:29 am

Hmm well slight hit to your OF...but you do have Crawford, Reddick and Braun still in tow. A huge huge void at 1b filled...push at SP. Also a nice buy low on a good UTL player in Prado.

If you can then flip Lowrie for an OF I would do this deal. Maybe go after Bruce or something to soften the blow of losing the power that J-Up would bring you. I also hate being the side that gives up the best player in the deal...but this helps your team more overall...I would do it....I honestly think that huge 1b upgrade is too good to pass up.

What you could do after this is try your damndest to flip Lowrie for power hitting OF buy low (maybe Stanton, Bruce, Holliday, Cespedes, Kubel even, Hamilton to name some buy low targets) then you'd put Prado at CI and Hanley at MI. I like that lineup more balanced.
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