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- djarm67 djarm67 May 1, 2011 7:49 AM Flag
My squad after the trade is
C - Napoli
3B - Wright
SS - Ramirez
OF - Braun
OF - Choo
OF - C Gonzalez
Util - Butler
BN - Ellsbury
This league includes "Total Bases" so I have power weighted higher than speed.
My Pitching will be
SP - Halliday
SP - Jimenez
RP - Ogando
RP - McClellan
P - CC Sabathia
P - Latos
P - Cain
P - Dan Hudson
P - Jaime Garcia
BN - Tim Hudson
DL - Cueto
DL - Peavy
This league has "Complete Games" as an added stat. Due to this extra stat, I am running with a "No closer" policy this season.
- djarm67 djarm67 May 17, 2008 6:38 PM Flag
Update: I spoke to John yesterday about this trade and he asked me if I thought it was a good one. I encouraged him as he is new and explained to him some of the concepts of trades . He didn't know anything about the quality of the players as expected and had accepted the deal solely on the basis that he was getting 3 players for 2 and he was told that he desperately needed this closer.
- djarm67 djarm67 May 16, 2008 7:24 PM Flag
Just noticed Brandon's comment on the previous "lopsided" trade. This was Atkins for Swisher and Scutero. (Swisher and Scutero were dropped by the other team approx 2 weeks after the other trade went through).
Just looking at the o-ranks of these 2 trades combined,
Team 1 gets
19 JP, 27 MO, 52 GA
Team 1 gives up
101 NS, 135 RI, 184 TJ, 334 JJ and 994 MS
A huge upgrade
- djarm67 djarm67 May 16, 2008 10:36 AM Flag
Thanks for your responses. It is not a public league but a custom 10 team. I'm good friends with the commish and find this all a tad unusual. My main concern is that a new player has been screwed and traded away 2 of his top 5 players to the team leading the league (which obviously strengthens his team).
What are the chances of a voluntary trade reversal?
- djarm67 djarm67 May 16, 2008 10:15 AM Flag
I generally only get to this email address once a fortnight or so. All my normal communications are either on the league message board or the smack talk on your team page.
- djarm67 djarm67 May 16, 2008 9:52 AM Flag
Thanks for your responses, I guess my question is, can I use the league message board to indicate that I think a trade is unfair before it occurs or is that considered the wrong forum and I should only use email?
Question of Fantasy etiquette. A trade came up and was accepted . It was Ordonez and Peavy for Ibanez, Jurrjens and Todd Jones. I felt that this was some what one sided and the one giving up Ord and Peav was relatively new.
I posted on the league message board that I didn't think this trade should proceed.
My message was deleted. I re-posted and it was re-deleted.
I was informed by the commissioner that the league message board is not to be used as a soapbox.
This trade has now gone through. The commissioner who was leading the league now has Ord and Peav to add to his arsenal.
Question! Am I out of order by posting my opinion on a trade proceeding on the league message board?
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