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    Brad Miller Droppable?

    by Scott Apr 16, 2014 11:29 PM
    Scott Scott Apr 17, 2014 9:37 AM Flag

    Thanks, again.

    Any thoughts on grabbing Wily Peralta?

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    Brad Miller Droppable?

    by Scott Apr 16, 2014 11:29 PM
    Scott Scott Apr 17, 2014 9:12 AM Flag

    Thanks for the detailed feedback, Bodacious. Much appreciated.

    My starting catcher is Rosario. I also own Carlos Santana, who is currently part of a 3B platoon with Seager (depending on who is hot at the time, which right now, is neither of them).

    It's true that I don't NEED Mesoraco, but if this is the year he is finally putting it together, wouldn't hurt to have him starting as my UTIL or a solid option on the bench when Rosario struggles (which he has).

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    Brad Miller Droppable?

    by Scott Apr 16, 2014 11:29 PM
    Scott Scott Apr 17, 2014 8:47 AM Flag

    Ah, I guess the joke is on me then because Bonifacio isn't even officially on my team yet.

    I traded Tommy Hunter for him on Monday afternoon, and the deal won't become official until tomorrow.

    Still, I needed speed and positional flexibility, and I couldn't start four closers at the same time. So, I'm trying to have no regrets.

  • Brad Miller had a hot spring and could still be in for a bit of a breakout season.

    That said, I already own Cano, Hardy, Dee Gordon and Bonifacio as middle infield options on my team. I'd like to drop someone and either pick up Mesoraco as a back-up catcher or Wily Peralta as another starting pitcher.

    Again, I like Miller, but he may be my team's weakest link. His teammate, Kyle Seager, would be the next best option.

  • Anyone buying this guy?

    He's unowned in my league, but he is 2-0 with a 1.96 ERA to start the year and has gone 9-7 with a 2.88 ERA in his past 20 starts (dating back to last season).

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    Trade Belt for Wacha?

    by Max Apr 15, 2014 3:16 PM
    Scott Scott Apr 15, 2014 3:18 PM Flag

    This doesn't answer your question, but as a point of reference, I recently offered Pineda to a die-hard Yankees' fan in my league, in exchange for Belt, and he declined, saying he would love Pineda but thinks "Belt is on the verge of a breakout season."

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    Fair Deal?

    by Scott Apr 14, 2014 11:29 PM
    Scott Scott Apr 15, 2014 10:23 AM Flag

    So, you're saying that you think Alex Wood is far superior to Chris Archer ?

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    Fair Deal?

    by Scott Apr 14, 2014 11:29 PM
    Scott Scott Apr 15, 2014 12:50 AM Flag

    I currently own five outfielders (Stanton, Heyward, Gordon, Jennings, Yelich). The other owner has expressed interest in Yelich in the past, although part of me is inclined to keep the youngster who could breakout and instead dangle Gordon, who is pretty much what he's going to be at this point in his career.

  • Scott by Scott Apr 14, 2014 11:29 PM Flag

    A guy in my league is looking for 3B depth, and I've thought about offering him Seager and Archer for Matt Adams and Alex Wood.

    I realize Adams has been a beast so far, but does this at all sound like a fair deal? Or would I have to offer up more to get that kind of return?

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    Mesoraco

    by Roor Apr 14, 2014 9:25 PM
    Scott Scott Apr 14, 2014 11:22 PM Flag

    Mesoraco intrigues me, and he's on my "Watch List."

    He's a former top prospect who I kept waiting to see arrive in the big leagues a few years ago, but he's never been impressive since then.

    Again, I'll be keeping an eye on him in case a "post-hype" breakout is on the way...

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    Hunter for Bonifacio?

    by Scott Apr 14, 2014 9:13 AM
    Scott Scott Apr 14, 2014 9:56 AM Flag

    Thanks for the feedback.

    I believe Papelbon will be my least productive closer this year, but the guy already rejected that deal. He countered with Hunter.

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    Hunter for Bonifacio?

    by Scott Apr 14, 2014 9:13 AM
    Scott Scott Apr 14, 2014 9:23 AM Flag

    Actually, I have asked a similar question before (when Papelbon was the closer being traded), but I got split answers.

    Some said something along the lines of "Closers are replaceable, and Bonifacio offers elite speed," while others have said, "You can get more for one of your closers."

    I'm trying to receive a more definitive answer.

  • I currently own four closers (Rosenthal, Hunter, Papelbon, K-Rod) in a 10-team, H2H league where we can only start three at a time.

    An owner who needs closers has offered me Bonifacio for Hunter. I feel inclined to take it because I could use some speed and position flexibility. Plus, it would eliminate my bad luck of always sitting a closer on the day they get a save. And, Hunter is a shaky option who is far from "elite."

    My only concern is that I'm buying high on Emilio and could possibly get a more reliable return for one of my excess closers...

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    Emilio Bonifacio

    by Brandon Betts Apr 13, 2014 5:22 PM
    Scott Scott Apr 13, 2014 7:02 PM Flag

    In my league, Bonifacio's owner just offered him to me in exchange for Tommy Hunter. It's a deal I'm strongly considering, especially because I need speed and already own three closers.

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    Sell High on Pineda?

    by Scott Apr 11, 2014 8:42 PM
    Scott Scott Apr 13, 2014 12:52 PM Flag

    Okay, the guy got cold feet and decided he didn't want to part with Belt, who looks to be on the verge of a breakout season.

    He countered with Matt Adams for Pineda.

    Is that still a deal I should do?

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    Next Fernandez?

    by Tyler Apr 12, 2014 3:04 PM
    Scott Scott Apr 12, 2014 3:48 PM Flag

    Pineda seems to be on the verge of a bit of a breakout after his first two starts this season.

    Taijuan Walker could possibly have an amazing year once he's back from the D.L.

    Jenrry Mejia has some control and injury concerns, but his stuff is filthy. He's a bit more under the radar than other top prospects in the league though.

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    Sell High on Pineda?

    by Scott Apr 11, 2014 8:42 PM
    Scott Scott Apr 12, 2014 12:13 AM Flag

    Pineda is currently my SP6 behind Zimmermann, Wacha, Gray, Archer and Tillman. He's just ahead of Ventura and Mejia (and T. Walker when he returns from the D.L.).

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    Sell High on Pineda?

    by Scott Apr 11, 2014 8:42 PM
    Scott Scott Apr 12, 2014 12:12 AM Flag

    Belt would be replacing a combination of Seager/D. Jennings/Yelich as my UTIL.

    You think that's enough of an upgrade?

  • I own Pineda, and I think he will have a great season...but a guy in my league is a big fan of the Yankees and currently owns three 1B.

    If he's willing to give me Brandon Belt for Pineda, is that a deal I pretty much have to take?

    My current 1B is Joey Votto, but I don't have depth behind him. Belt would fill my UTIL role.

    Also of note -- Players taken in the last three rounds of our draft are keeper eligible...and that's when I got Pineda. If I make the deal, he becomes keeper eligible for the other owner.

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    Papelbon for Bonifacio?

    by Scott Apr 10, 2014 2:46 PM
    Scott Scott Apr 11, 2014 8:43 AM Flag

    Just an update -- I offered the guy Papelbon for Bonifacio, and he countered by asking for Hunter.

    Is that a deal I should consider?