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Trade De Aza and Henderson for Starling?


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#1 panthers528

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 04:48 PM

Is it worth doing this deal when I already have Kimbrel and Soriano and lead the league in saves thus far?? How much more upside is there having Marte over De Aza?? Any insight is appreciated.

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 04:55 PM

De Aza is a hot and cold type of player. I think Marte offers more upside with a hot Pirates that are over .500

I would say do the trade, but I like to have 3 closers, so maybe you can grab another one off waivers. Check is Gregg is available?

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#3 Bruin17

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 04:56 PM

I say go for it. You have kimbrel and Soriano, and I'd take marte's hot start and upside over de aza.
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Posted 01 May 2013 - 06:05 PM

That is what I was thinking also and the guy that I was considering this deal with has Axford, so figured it makes sense to do. I do like Marte's upside, but wasn't quite sure if it made that much more sense than De Aza. Thanks for the input guys.