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Charging the Mound: Exorcism By Trade

Chris Liss

Chris Liss

Chris Liss is RotoWire's Managing Editor and Host of RotoWIre Fantasy Sports Today on Sirius XM radio.

Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson is a co-founder of RotoWire.com and the only two-time winner of Baseball Writer of the Year from the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. He roots for the Reds, Bengals, Red Wings, Pacers and Northwestern University (the real NU).

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeff Erickson
Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 6:38pm
To: Chris Liss
Subject: Charging


Sometimes a trade can be an exorcism. That's how I feel about a deal I just completed in one of my home leagues. I'm stuck with B.J. Upton in the NFBC, but I also drafted him in an 11-team mixed league with a few of my buddies from Ally & Erin's school. This is the league that has seen a few hair-trigger drops of players that shouldn't be dropped, but on the flip side it's also a very active league with all owners having made 20 or more moves this year. So I'd judge its competitive level as a medium league - some really good players, some newer players - one of those newer players is kicking butt, though.

Anyhow, I sent out a missive to the league saying that I wasn't willing to cut Upton, but I was willing to deal him at $.75 on the dollar. I had benched him last week, but put him back in this week, thinking th

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