FLB Chat Wrap: July 10
Updated: July 10, 2006, 11:14 AM ETBy Tristan H. Cockcroft | ESPN Fantasy Games
Tristan H. Cockcroft: Good morning everyone! Let's get right to your questions... John Fleming: (Stafford, VA): With 10 wins at the half way point, do you expect Ervin Santana to approach 18 or 20 wins? I just dont see it, would he make good trade bait at this point? Tristan H. Cockcroft: Santana, the topic of my "Out of the Box" today, has actually been a bit fortunate in the run support department. I can't tell you how many John Lackey starts I've seen in which he pitched well enough to win but didn't. You're right, Santana shouldn't win 18-20 games, but 15-17 is well within his reach, and I do think he should be a solid second- or third-tier starter the rest of the way. If you trade him high, it should be for the equivalent of a top-25 starter. Don't give him away.
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