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Does this trade benefit me?

Posted: Thu May 07, 2015 9:26 am
by bigwormsherm
Team in sig...

I give up Smyly & Melancon

Receive LorenzoCain & Phil Hughes

Re: Does this trade benefit me?

Posted: Thu May 07, 2015 9:45 am
by phillyrulez04
I would say a resounding no. How could you even consider it?...it helps you in 0 ways.

Hughes has been pretty bad so far. He's not walking anyone again but he's giving up a ton of hits. If you look at his career, he alternates good & bad years for the last 5 years. Last year was a good year. Maybe he'll regress back to last year somewhat, but I'd still rather have Smyly & Melancon.

And where would you put Cain?..you already have 4 OFs and Rusney.

If you're going to give away a decent SP and a closer, it should be for an upgrade at 2B.