What's a garbage closer worth?

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jld
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What's a garbage closer worth?

Postby jld » Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:26 pm

A couple times now someone has wanted to trade me for one of my SAGNOF® brand, garbage closers. i.e. Frieri or the like. These are the types of guys I'm always willing to sell. They'll blow a safe or two and will be out and I can grab the replacement guy.

My issue is that they usually offer some scrub who they picked up off the wire last week or some guy who I have a much better option for already. Obviously I want they to deal me value, but so often people feel like their mid level and higher guys are untouchable.

How can I reel somebody in when they're looking for saves?

Does the closer just become the wedge to trade up to a better, but mostly comparable player at the same position? Say Frieri plus Ichiro for Cespedes? Or should I hold out for more value than an incremental upgrade?

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Re: What's a garbage closer worth?

Postby Grey » Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:37 pm

What you said... Usually a closer is just a sweetener... Unless it's Aroldis or Kimbrel...
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