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This is terrible advice...Hanley or A-Rod?
Ignore the PREseason rankings. If you can still compete effectively without Lee, definitely go for a solid hitter. If you can get Hanley Ramirez, then great...but chances are people in your league wouldn't be that stupid. There's a reason why Cliff Lee is considered a "sell high" player...he should continue to pitch well, but he won't continue to pitch like Fernando Valenzuela...and he won't win the Cy Young.
In 2005, Cliff Lee was 4th place in AL Cy Young voting.
Cliff is on pace for a nice year. I have him finishing the with an ERA
around 3.50, which is phenomenal for Lee. He'll finish with 12-14 wins... the Tribe's offense will be the worst it has in years.
If you can trade him for a top-tier offensive player, Carlos Lee was mentioned, then take it.
If you can do as good as Ryan Braun, good for you.
Cliff Lee is a decent player to hold on to, but a great candidate for a trade.