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 Post subject: a couple rejected.countered offers
PostPosted: Mon May 11, 2009 2:04 pm 
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i have been offered jon lester for sandoval and either shields or javier vazquez, both of which i have countered with deals that have been rejected. what do you think i should give up from my roster to get this done? i am happy to give up sandoval and any one of capps, franklin, millwood, and even laporta thrown in. you think i get it done? am i chasing?

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 Post subject: Re: a couple rejected.countered offers
PostPosted: Mon May 11, 2009 2:15 pm 
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You can't afford to give up a starter in fact you sort of need one. How many RP spots are there in your league (your signature makes it appear that there are 5). Is it h2h or rotisserie? How many teams? Does Sandoval have C/1b/3b eligibility?

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 Post subject: Re: a couple rejected.countered offers
PostPosted: Mon May 11, 2009 2:20 pm 
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12 team yahoo h2h
2 SP
2 RP
4 P

i'm really looking to package sandoval along with one of my lower tier (/crappy) closers and maybe laporta as a sweetener.

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3B - Beltre
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 Post subject: Re: a couple rejected.countered offers
PostPosted: Mon May 11, 2009 2:30 pm 
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Alright your offer progression should look like this then:

1st: Sandoval, Frankllin for Lester
2nd: Sandoval, Franklin, LaPorta for Lester

if he doesn't want LaPorta (which he probably won't) then...

3rd: Sandoval, Broxton
4th: Sandoval, Lidge



If Lester's who you want then I'd proceed like that. Closers are good for one thing- trading. Having big name closers is like putting rims on a Dodge Neon.

The guy I would target in a trade is Kevin Slowey. He's getting really unlucky right now and I trust his metrics. You might be able to go Sandoval and one of your bad closers for a guy like that and you'd be a big winner. I'd also take a look at going straight up for Nolasco (closer for him) who, other than Slowey, has gotten about as ripped off as you can statistically and will be huge. Don't miss out on an opportunity to buy him super cheap.

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LF- Tabata
CF- BJ Upton
RF- De Aza
UTIL- Maybin
UTIL-Lind
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B: Dunn
B: Ryan Roberts

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 Post subject: Re: a couple rejected.countered offers
PostPosted: Mon May 11, 2009 2:32 pm 
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luckily i already have slowey. my most recent offer was sandoval and capps. next i will try the franklin progression

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2B - M. Izturis (2B, 3B, SS)
3B - Beltre
SS - S. Drew
OF - Heyward
OF - Markakis
OF - Crisp
Util - C. Jones
Util - Hafner
B - Hosmer
SP - King Felix, Haren
RP - Valverde, Chapman
P - Sabathia, Kuroda, Baker, C. Lewis
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 Post subject: Re: a couple rejected.countered offers
PostPosted: Mon May 11, 2009 4:50 pm 
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so in the final analysis i traded brad lidge and pablo sandoval for jon lester. any thoughts?

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12 Team Yahoo H2H (FAAB, Standard Cats (no AVG) + H, OBP, SLG, IP, K/BB, 2 DL)
C - Soto
1B - Fielder
2B - M. Izturis (2B, 3B, SS)
3B - Beltre
SS - S. Drew
OF - Heyward
OF - Markakis
OF - Crisp
Util - C. Jones
Util - Hafner
B - Hosmer
SP - King Felix, Haren
RP - Valverde, Chapman
P - Sabathia, Kuroda, Baker, C. Lewis
B - W. Davis, E. Jackson, Oswalt, Kuo
DL - Cruz, Furcal


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