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In ESPN, it's easy to manipulate pitching stats... They don't use IP, instead a much easier start max. Therefore, I can roll out as many RPs as I want and it won't negatively impact my Wins. I typically load up on high K/9 RPs, and then sort of stream my SPs. Not a full on stream. But I'm much more comfortable starting a guy like John Lackey or Colin McHugh. Neither of those guys would touch my roster in an IP max format.
Roster Positions: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, LF, CF, RF, Util, SP, SP, SP, RP, RP, RP, P, P, P, BN, BN, BN, BN, BN, BN, BN, DL, DL, DL, NA
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
We have an opening in our Ftrax league. It's a roto setup 6x6, 6 keepers + up to 2 rookies/minor leaguers and you'd be taking over a team. You can trade for better keepers ahead of the draft, which is a slow draft that starts March 14. Highlights: Felix Hernandez, Tulo, Schwarber, Ellsbury, Addison Russell, Beltre, Ian Kinsler, Maikel Franco, Joe Mauer, Jorge Soler, Ian Desmond. Has the sixth overall pick and an extra sixth-round pick. Money league -- thirty-two entry fee. Fun group of people.
The price is dirt cheap as many people dropped him fearing that he either: 1) would not sign before the season started: 2) would sign with San Diego or some other baseball wasteland.
That being said...with 154 or more games played in 5 of the past 6 seasons...and MLB 162 game averages of 74 R, 19 HR, 75 RBI, 21 SB, .264 BA while largely batting 6th in a tepid Washington Nationals lineup and in a park that ranks 12th out of 30 stadiums with a neutral park factor of 1.000 and moving to a stadium ranked 5th out of 30 stadiums with a park factor of 1.141 then he moves to a more hitter friendly environment and presumably a better lineup. (unless Michael Taylor grabs a lot of playing time for the Nationals, I like the Rangers' lineup better this season)
- Reply to Slammer Feb 29, 2016 8:48 PM
Not sure there is much you can do, I think once a team is drafted it can't be deleted. The only way you can do something to get out of the league is to delete your yahoo account. If you're looking for another league to replace this one, I have a new 14 team keeper roto league. EHFB57 (at) yahoo
This is actually a Fantrax league, so you have to register there, but if you want to try a different site, Fantrax has some great options.
Basic setup: you get 25 players on your team: nine hitters, 12 pitchers, and four bench players. There's a maximum of five starting pitchers, so most teams go with five SP and seven RP. You can change your lineup daily, so if you have injuries, you can immediately replace those players without having to wait till the end of the week.
See the full details on scoring below, but the scoring is very deep, with lots of Sabremetrics-based, advanced stat categories, such as DICE, OPS against, WHIP, outs recorded, home runs per nine innings, inherited runs stranded, etc. for pitchers, and slugging percentage, weighted on-base average, OPS, runs created, etc. for hitters. We also have holds, relief appearances, and saves for relievers.
Feel free to join and then have a look around the league before deciding whether to stay. No hard feelings if you delete your team.
The live draft is Sunday, March 20 at 10 AM ET, so if you can't make it, you might not want to join this league. Of course it's possible to pre-rank your players and doing auto pick draft, but most people like to draft live.
We play multiple matchups per week, to balance out the schedule so that everybody plays everybody else at least 2-3 times during the season. The playoff system is a four-team battle for the championship over four weeks, with each match up being two weeks long. This makes it less random.
Shoeless Joe (8th overall Pick)
8th yr, 12 team H2H, 23 man roster, 2 IR, 1NA, keep 7. Draft 3/19 8PM. Runs (R), Hits (H), Home Runs (HR), Runs Batted In (RBI), Stolen Bases (SB), Batting Average (AVG), On-base + Slugging Percentage (OPS) Innings Pitched (IP), Wins (W), Saves (SV), Strikeouts (K), Holds (HLD), Earned Run Average (ERA), (Walks + Hits)/ Innings Pitched (WHIP)
What is the difference between the options "Daily-Tomorrow" and Daily-Today" in the Commissioner's Setup Page. We want to be able to make daily moves each day BEFORE MLB games begin BUT also want to be able to make moves after MLB games are completed for games that begin Tomorrow.
Are you still looking? I got one spot each in two different established keeper leagues that I'm looking for a replacement in.
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