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Since last year coming in 3rd in my league all I could think about is how im going to draft this season. Plus after watching money ball I have been even more juiced to start this season. I was up late last night hoping it openned today but i guess its this thursday. I never thought that fantasy baseball would be this addicting. football is boring to me as in fantasy sports.
Since I've started playing fantasy baseball the winters have felt soooooooooo long. Luckily it was quite an interesting offseason this year... But now it's our time again. Fantasy baseball: Bring it up!!
Hey There, I Posted The Message Below Earlier In Another Message Board, But I Really Did Wanna Get An Extra Opinion.
I Came In 2ND Last Year in My League.
So I Do Have A Bit Of Experience...
...But QUALITY Advice Is ALWAYS Happily Appreciated hehe
I'm In A 12-Team Fantasy Baseball League HERE On Yahoo.
In My League, We Do FIVE (5) KEEPERS.
These Are My Early Choices For Exactly WHO Those FIVE (5) Will Be...
1.) Jose Bautista -3B/OF- -TOR-
2.) Matt Cain -SP- -SF-
3.) Jaime Garcia -SP- -STL-
4.) Doug Fister -SP- -DET-
5.) Brandon Beachy -SP- -ATL-
--...and 2ND Choices, Just In-Case Something Happens Between Now and Draft-Day--
6.) Brett Lawrie -3B- -TOR-
7.) Eric Hosmer -1B- -KC-
8.) Lance Berkman -1B/OF- -STL-
9.) Cory Luebke -SP- -SD-
...The 10 Spot Bothers Me.
I'm LOADED With YOUNG Talent.
Minor, Teaford, Axelrod, Pomeranz, etc etc
SO I Feel STUCK.
Our League Is Very Balanced.
Pitching Is 100% Crucial (even Relievers) Along With The Starting-Lineup's 100% hehehe
And There Are More Players Out There Than Quality Pitchers, So I'm Considering Loading-Up On The Starting Pitchers, and Take More Chances With Drafting A Quality Lineup.
MY QUESTION IS...
I'm Wracking My Brain On This, Since I Expect SO Many Of These Kids To SHINE In 2012.
- 2 Replies to Flash Flashley
I have to know what is the point settings on that league your in to give you any advise. My league roster is......
five DL spots
five Bench players
Only 30 moves for the whole year and 3 moves a week.
(It keeps it simple to where if you use a move it better be a for sure thing) 30 was perfect because out of 10 teams only one used them up 1 month before the playoffs. I had 9 left for the playoffs to run my SP f/a moves to get the most points in the playoffs.
As for points, its complicated but we play points for W's or a L for the week.
Pretty much since the end-of-season gathering for the managers in the 3 leagues I run. And I agree football is a crapshoot. Granted, you have to draft well in both, but 1-2 key injuries can be the difference between winning and missing the playoffs entirely. That doesn't happen in a 6-month long baseball marathon.
- 1 Reply to Chris H
yes sir! baseball you can get DL players but if you got the right idea on what f/a's can get you by the weeks till your players return then you are back in the game. Football players hitting the IR then they maybe out half the season and leave you out for sure.
Football is more like Bingo. Even wives and girlfriends can win.
Baseball weeds out the weak pretenders. Leagues are won from July to September when people are complacent.
In baseball, sound decisions will usually prevail in the end.
Football, you just need a couple fluke games and you can win the league.
I LOVE fantasy baseball. Keeper leagues.
You have to plan way in advance and due to the long season, luck is thrown out the window for the most part.
If you win in Fantasy baseball, usually, you have earned that victory thru countless hours of research. Not luck.
- 2 Replies to Johnny C
So true you spend tons of hours on checking on your players and up and coming f/a's. Football became just a snack to get me threw some of the year till baseball. Anyone can do football, therefor everyone joins, but baseball not everyone can compete.
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