• Commissioner Corner Message Board

  • Pokerface Pokerface Mar 5, 2010 11:14 PM Flag

    Win Weekly! Yahoo League w/ LeagueSafe.com

    Cash Prize League - LeagueSafe

    Hi, I’m looking for players for a h2h 6x6 Yahoo league. The league is much like a standard 5x5 but with OPS and Holds added to make it more fun and challenging.

    I’m bringing what I believe to be an innovative concept in which you’d have to be real bad playing this game not to win. Each week you will be playing for a little something all throughout the regular season. This should promote activity all year and make the league that much more fun. If you make it into the playoffs then you will have a shot at the remaining chunk of the money pot, which is the greater part – over 60%. So if you are interested email me at jgarciriz@yahoo.com and I’ll send you the detailed info. Or simply stop by the league and check it out yourself.

    League ID#: 156407
    Password: strawberryfields

    Since chances are most people in the league will not know each other in person then I want to use LeagueSafe.com to do all the funds’ handling for us free of charge. You may check how LeagueSafe works at https://www.leaguesafe.com/home.aspx. The free service was started by Paul Charchian, founder of Fanball.com and Chairman of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association. I don’t handle the entry fees. LeagueSafe does so by safely placing the funds in an FDIC-insured bank account until our league playoffs are over. At that point and without delay LeagueSafe pays out the winners as per our very own league rules, which I have clearly stated in the Commissioners’ Note of our league.

    The main reason I have come up with this win-weekly-prize concept is to promote competitiveness and activity within the league. Plus, look at it this way, you pay a relatively small entry fee to get in, yet all throughout the year you’ll have a chance on a weekly basis to gain back small fractions of your entry fee while aligning your squad for a chance at the playoffs and the bigger prizes. And all that while having fun in a very active league. The fun of beating your opponent each week alone makes it all worthwhile.

    Okay, ‘nuff of blah, blah.. Here are the league settings. jgarciriz@yahoo.com.

    [SEE NEXT MESSAGE UNDER THIS ONE FOR LEAGUE SETTINGS OR JUST COME BY THE LEAGUE.]

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    • League Settings

      Draft Type: Live Standard Draft
      (I wanted to do a message board draft instead but decided to start the league a little too late for that I believe)

      Draft Time: Sat Mar 27 2:15pm EDT [ Add to My Calendar ]
      Max Teams: 16
      Scoring Type: Head-to-Head - One Win
      Player Universe: All baseball
      New Players Become Available: As soon as Yahoo! adds them
      Max Moves: No maximum
      Max Trades: No maximum
      Trade Reject Time: 2
      Trade End Date: August 8, 2010
      Waiver Time: 1 day
      Waiver Type: Continual rolling list

      Can't Cut List Provider: None
      (I will keep an eye on this myself)

      Trade Review: Commissioner
      (I want no arguments. Everybody send me thoughts on trades and I'll decide. My trades, if any, league majority rules.)

      Post Draft Players: Follow Waiver Rules
      Max Acquisitions per Week: 7
      (This weekly max is to keep people from overwhelming opponents by picking lots of SP's off FA to win K's and W's.)

      Min Innings Pitched: 30
      (This Minimum is to keep folks from going without SP's on a given week in order to dominate the ratios in pitching.)

      Weekly Deadline: Daily - Tomorrow
      Start Scoring on: Week 1
      Playoffs: Week 23, 24 and 25 (8 teams) Note: Week 25 runs 14 days from Sep 20 to Oct 3

      Divisions: Yes (4 divisions)
      (Divisions are for mere fun with no effect on playoff seeds)

      Playoff Seeding Options: All teams seeded according to overall standings

      Roster Positions: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, CI, MI, OF, OF, OF, Util, SP, SP, SP, RP, RP, RP, P, P, P, P, BN, BN, BN, BN, BN, BN, DL, DL

      Batters Stat Categories: Runs (R), Home Runs (HR), Runs Batted In (RBI), Stolen Bases (SB), Batting Average (AVG), On-base + Slugging Percentage (OPS)

      Pitchers Stat Categories: Wins (W), Saves (SV), Strikeouts (K), Holds (HLD), Earned Run Average (ERA), (Walks + Hits)/ Innings Pitched (WHIP)
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      jgarciriz@yahoo.com or just stop by the league:

      League ID#: 156407
      Password: strawberryfields

    • If you click on the leaguesafe link here most likely it will take you nowhere or give out an error. That's because Yahoo has the bad habit of blocking out URL's leading to other websites. Just search online for www.leaguesafe.com to checkout the site. Thank you very much Yahoo for making my life harder in trying to fill my league. Hey, maybe ESPN won't block my links...

    • I have 3 managers in, and two more gamers considering to join in. Still have plenty of open spots. Get in now or contact me at jgarciriz@yahoo.com

      Or txt or call me at 7872399200 if you like. No BS. Let's do it!

    • Still have several open spots.

      jgarciriz@yahoo.com

    • One more owner has joined but we still need at least a couple more to make this league official in 2010. I'd like to have all 16 teams by draft day but just two more managers that join and I will subscribe the league into leagueSafe.com for all managers to deposit their $30 entry fee.

      Guys, come on give it a shot. You have very little to lose and a lot to gain. In fact, I have already stated in the league's message board that if for any reason I can't find the minimum number of players that I want (8 teams) to play with an entry fee in the buck-a-win league, I will still go on with the concept anyway but without the fee and the weekly prizes, and just give the league winner a $30 award out of my own pocket at the end of the season. So come on folks. Get in ASAP before everybody realizes this is out there and spots run out.

    • bump!

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