Originally Posted by SCCWS
Only if they have good 2nd halves. If Rios tails off or Peavy gets hurt again, the off season value drops considerably.
Does Peavy coming back from an injury now have appreciably more value than Peavy coming back from an injury next spring?
Waiting until the offseason to deal with more teams with a deeper talent pool isn't any more of a gamble than gambling on prospects that are at least a couple of years away.