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Phillips for Waino?

Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2013 4:15 pm
by birdis78
Should I consider dealing Brandon Phillips for Adam Wainwright?

I have a lot of multi-position eligible guys that could be shifted around if I did move Phillips.

Is my pitching staff enough of a concern to make a move like this? Or do I stand pat and see how things play out once the season gets going?

Re: Phillips for Waino?

Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2013 4:21 pm
by BluePulaski
With Zobrist and Bonifacio...I would do it in a heartbeat...both Phillips and Waino offer similar value...Phillips seems to be on the decline...though Waino is starting to get up there...he is well on his way to being a fantasy ace...perhaps just under the Kershaw/Strasburg/Verlander/Felix tier.

If Waino get's his curvevall back ...I mean really back...he'd be a steall...he has the upside that Phillips doesn't appear to have any longer.

Go for it!

Re: Phillips for Waino?

Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:17 am
by Mauddib
I would do this deal as well. Phillips isn't anything special but Wainwright was a top 5 SP before TJ surgery. I think he can get back to that level.

Re: Phillips for Waino?

Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:30 am
by raftman
How close in value do you think AGon and Wainwright are in a 16 Team H2H Dynasty League? I've been thinking about trying to trade AGon for Wainwright, but I keep going back and forth on what else to ask for and their values.
Would AGon be worth trading for a package like Wainwright/Dahl (or Singleton)?

Sorry if this is completely off topic for the post...

Re: Phillips for Waino?

Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:09 am
by Mauddib
Agon should net you more than Wainwright so getting Dahl is ok. Not sure what else you could get in return but I might try to get a little more though in a dynasty Dahl's value is pretty decent. While I like dealing for long term guys, I generally try and trade for guys that will help me now. Who knows what Dahl will be in a couple years and just never seems to work out the way you want.

Re: Phillips for Waino?

Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:26 am
by BluePulaski
I agree that Yo Adrian! is worth more than Waino...I think they might be worth about the same if Waino's curveball was working pre-TJ surgery...but pitchers are not as durable as hitters...who knows what things will be like in a few years....Adrian should have a good year...and if Hosmer does well, you will have more trading the Dahl deal if you'd like...but I figure pitchers are a bigger risk, especially in keeper/dynasty leagues.