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 Post subject: Ryan Howard and AJ Burnett for Jose Reyes
PostPosted: Sat Feb 21, 2009 9:46 pm 
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I'm in a deep keeper league...like deep, deep Jacque Cousteau pockets deep - 16 teams, 12 keeper years to assign as you see fit plus 8 "homegrown" keeper years to assign to minor leaguers who have graduated to the majors. Here's my current keepers:

Through 2011: Miguel Cabrera
Through 2010:Fransisco Liriano
Through 2009: David Ortiz, Ryan Howard, Rickie Weeks (I beliiieeeve in you, Rickie!), Delmon Young, Erik Bedard, Dollars Burnett, Jonathan Papelbon

Homegrown Keepers:
Through 2013: Justin Upton
Through 2010: Clay Buchholz

Contracts can be renewed one time, so both Howard and Burnett are only eligible to be signed to one more keeper contract. I've got Cabrera locked up longterm and after this season he's no longer eligible at 3rd, so that would create a logjam with Howard anyway. Burnett I don't care about because a chafing skirt will no doubt send his ass to the DL for at least a few weeks this year and I'm confident I can hang pitching-wise by drafting efficiently. Top SS's still on the draft board are Silent H and Hardy. I'm leaning towards taking this deal because I'd get Reyes for basically his entire prime for the cost of 2 years each of Ryan Howard (who'll be a repetitive position on my roster next year) and AJ Burnett (who can suck the 'B' on my cap), and the jump down to replacement level at SS is so ginormous in my league.

Thoughts?

Much obliged...


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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Howard and AJ Burnett for Jose Reyes
PostPosted: Sat Feb 21, 2009 11:46 pm 
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Tarasco'sSecretStash wrote:
I'm in a deep keeper league...like deep, deep Jacque Cousteau pockets deep - 16 teams, 12 keeper years to assign as you see fit plus 8 "homegrown" keeper years to assign to minor leaguers who have graduated to the majors. Here's my current keepers:

Through 2011: Miguel Cabrera
Through 2010:Fransisco Liriano
Through 2009: David Ortiz, Ryan Howard, Rickie Weeks (I beliiieeeve in you, Rickie!), Delmon Young, Erik Bedard, Dollars Burnett, Jonathan Papelbon

Homegrown Keepers:
Through 2013: Justin Upton
Through 2010: Clay Buchholz

Contracts can be renewed one time, so both Howard and Burnett are only eligible to be signed to one more keeper contract. I've got Cabrera locked up longterm and after this season he's no longer eligible at 3rd, so that would create a logjam with Howard anyway. Burnett I don't care about because a chafing skirt will no doubt send his ass to the DL for at least a few weeks this year and I'm confident I can hang pitching-wise by drafting efficiently. Top SS's still on the draft board are Silent H and Hardy. I'm leaning towards taking this deal because I'd get Reyes for basically his entire prime for the cost of 2 years each of Ryan Howard (who'll be a repetitive position on my roster next year) and AJ Burnett (who can suck the 'B' on my cap), and the jump down to replacement level at SS is so ginormous in my league.

Thoughts?

Much obliged...


"chafing skirt" -- ha! You should do this trade. It's solid for you. Actually, it's great for you.

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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Howard and AJ Burnett for Jose Reyes
PostPosted: Sun Feb 22, 2009 7:59 am 
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Cool, thanks Grey. Sage confirmation is much appreciated...


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