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 Post subject: Stupid Trades
PostPosted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 1:37 pm 
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There ought to be a term for when someone in your league makes a stupid trade, but not one stupid enough that you suspect collusion so you can't veto. For example, in my 12-team keeper league (keep 12), the dude in 10th place traded Ryan Howard to the guy in first for Billy Butler, Brett Lawrie, and a first round draft pick next year.

I can't think of anything pithy and concise, but it's like he traded his Lunchables for some carrot sticks. Ugh.


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 Post subject: Re: Stupid Trades
PostPosted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 1:47 pm 
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That trade makes sense because of the first rounder for next year for a last place team. Other than it is a month early...

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 Post subject: Re: Stupid Trades
PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2011 11:00 am 
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Yeah, but because everyone keeps 12 guys, he's essentially getting a 13th round pick out of it. Ryan Howard's worth more than that.


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 Post subject: Re: Stupid Trades
PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2011 2:01 pm 
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yea, stupid trade. Funny our league the guy in last dealt Werth and Espinosa for Butler and Minor. You have 2 very happy owners to dump butler. The guy's a freaking DH and hits like a weak middle infielder. What a joke.

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