Would you consider Kendall an upgrade at catcher?
I could probably do a Varitek, C.Lee, and Vazquez for Kendall, and Hudson and keep Alfonzo. Then I could pick up Phelps with that extra spot.
Would that be a better move than trading Vazquez for Palmeiro straight up, though? Getting Palmeiro is a good move IMO, #1 because he is very solid, #2 because he allows me to move Klesko to the OF with Giles and S.Green. That's a pretty good OF.
When I look around at everyone else's rosters, there's no way that I could get Piazza (1st round pick), or I-Rod (2nd round, the guy loves him).
Posada could possibly be had, his backup OF's are Jacque Jones and Jermaine Dye, his 3B are Hinske and Beltre, and his SP's are: Schilling, Mulder, Colon, F.Garcia, Pettitte, Sele and Hampton. I don't know if he'd do a Varitek, Vazquez, Lee and Alfonzo for Posada, Jones/Dye, and one of those pitchers, though.
The only other catcher I see as an upgrade is LoDuca. I could try a Varitek, Vazquez, Lee and Alfonzo for LoDuca, R. Winn, and Wade Miller. Does that help me in your opinion. If I do that, I improve in runs scored, SB's, but I'm getting a lot weaker in HR's and RBI. Miller is an upgrade (I think) over Vazquez, but that isn't where my weakness is IMO.
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