Trading SP for Offense. Potential Targets...

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Trading SP for Offense. Potential Targets...

Postby phorts » Wed Apr 06, 2011 8:53 pm

I loaded up on SP and have been stockpiling off the WW since opening day. Now it's time to cash them in for some offense while the gettin's good.

Team in Sig.

I'm looking to upgrade to an Elite 3B or OF.

1. Which SP(s) would you use as bait
2. Which OF would you use as bait.

I've been eying two players - ARod and Crawford

Is Hanson/Rasmus enough/too much to grab either of those guys?

Thanks for looking!
10 Team Yahoo H2H 5x5

C - Lucroy
1B - Fielder
2B - Gyorko
3B - Longo
SS - Andrus
OF - A Jones
OF - C. Gomez
OF - A Rios
UTIL - A. Gordon
Bench: Dee Gordon
SP - Scherzer, Cobb, Ryu, Liriano, Samardzija, Kluber, Garza
RP - Cishek, Frieri, Perkins

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Re: Trading SP for Offense. Potential Targets...

Postby Bourne » Thu Apr 07, 2011 7:05 am

1. No it is not enough
2. You are trying to get a big name player who likely drafted in the first or second round
3. I assume all players you are trading with don't study baseball as much as we do at Razzball so they don't know or care who Hommy Tanson is. ie. I traded Sabathia and Furcal for HanRam and two people in my league said I gave all my pitching away (all I have left are Kershaw, Gallardo, Haran, et al. [see below])
4. If people are really dumb they would take quantity over quality, so it never hurts to offer a low ball trade and hope they take it/ accidentally click accept
5. I don't know if you have enough to go after one of those guys right now, but maybe go after a Beltre or Youk or JUp or Dread Pirate with your Hanson or Liriano and Alvarez or Rasmus
6. How could there possibly be a 6?
RCL Cracking the Whip: (5x5 ESPN roto)
C: Weiters
1B,3B,CI: Encarnacion, Wright, Alanso
2B,SS,MI: Getz, Kozma, Uggla
5xOF: Kemp, Holliday, Hunter, Soriano, Crisp
1xUtil: Markakis
Bn: Hill, Aybar
DL: Hart
SP: MadBum, Zimmermann, Morrow, Annibal Sanchez, Lynn, Anderson
RP: League, Parnell, Benoit, Hernandez

12 team F&F: (6x6 Yahoo! H2H with OPS and Losses)
C: Cervelli
1B,3B,CI: Gold, Zimmerman, Frazier
2B,SS,MI: Phillips, Ruthledge, Bonifacio
4xOF: Braun, Hamilton, Cruz, Hunter
2xUtil: Chris Davis, Span
SP: Latos, Moore, Zimmermann, Niese, Milone, Griffin, Miller, Cingrani, ~Streamer~
RP: Holland, Janssen, Perkins, Bailey, Valverde
2xNA: Straily, Grandal


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