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Help with Trade


Help with Trade

Here's what I'm getting:
- SP Rocky Fisher Rk:65 Age:24 Pot:S Contract: $10
- SS Sal Ibarra Rk:54 Age:18 Pot:AorC Contract: $4
- OF Vince Starkey Rk:77 Age:22 Pot:C Contract: $4
- RP Kris Dorsey Rk:78 Age:23 Pot:AorC Contract: $6
Should I give him:
- SS Trea Turner Rk:84 Age:29 Pot:C Contract: $4
OR
- SS Corey Seager Rk:92 Age:28 Pot:C Contract: $6

I'm thinking Seager is too much but I want to make sure I'll get the trade if I offer Turner. For reference, I just got this team, and they have some nice hitting pieces but no depth and no pitching, coming off an awful season.

EDIT: Another thing to consider is that I am taking $18-20M in contracts from this guy which might make him more inclined to trade

Re: Help with Trade

I'd probably go with Seager. Everyone you are receiving is young and has a good future. Turner might not be enough...

Re: Help with Trade

No one can or should answer this question without checking the league. Posting just those numbers tells very little of the story. If you are new to the game, you shouldn’t trade at all until you understand who does what, and what works and what doesn’t, contracts, etc.

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True, yankeebb. My mistake. Sorry.

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Not aimed at you, just the post in general. For example, the SP is 24 but only signed 3 more years. I didn’t check rules of the league but if he can’t be extended, that makes a difference. The 18 year old SS is U progression, but he said A or C so maybe it can be changed. The OF and RP will be really good assuming they remain C progression. Not a bad return but I’d still much rather just trade one of those guys for a bit less. Or keep them if your team can compete in the next few years, because those guys aren’t old.

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Definitely offer SS Turner. Not only is Seager the better bat, he is far better in Dwar. At SS, you need that. Turner is no slouch, either, especially with the 9 speed. And, far fewer SOs than Seager, but Turner is the lesser player.

As a general rule, offer the lesser player first. Don't assume the other GM will believe he or she will be able to get a better player than the one you offer; give yourself room to improve the offer if it is rejected.

The LH SP you mention (Rocky! Rocky!) may only be signed for 3 years, but he'll slot into your rotation nicely, or he can be flipped for another player in the coming couple seasons.

yankee makes a point that some background has to be done before offering an opinion, but the question wasn't should a trade be made, it was which guy to offer. As for whether or not to make a trade at all, you're absolutely doing the right thing trying to get a decent haul for a position in which you are overloaded.

Good luck with the trade.

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Yes, I very much missed the OR in the trade and thought it was both players. I think it’s a good deal for one of those SS.