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You are correct, all teams can keep between 0-6. Draft order is reverse order of last year's standings and snakes; I won so I have last pick (in odd rounds). I could see an argument for not keeping 6, but several of these guys are top 6 round picks. Why so low on Reyes?
Currently our league uses the league voting process for trades. Starting next year, it will be changed to commissioner review. How does this work when the commissioner is a party involved in a trade?
This year in our league we are trying to implement a rule where you can keep UP TO 6 keepers. Two teams elected to keep 4, while the others all kept 6. I've entered all of the keepers into the system. Will the yahoo draft platform still work if teams keep different numbers of players (i.e. allowing the two managers to effectively have draft picks in rounds 5 and 6, before all teams begin drafting in round 7)?
Wasn't sure if this process for the two managers can be 'automated' or if I would have to manually do this process prior to the draft.
Thanks in advance!
So if this is implemented in a league then a fixed keeper amount is basically trumped. It's my understanding that you'd have to say something like keep 6-8 players and 22-24 of your total draft picks (requiring a combined total of 30 spots).
So I trade: Player A, Player B, and pick X
I receive: Player C, pick Y and pick Z
So I'd have to keep one less player than everyone else? I don't understand (a) why I would want to do that and (b) how this whole process isn't variable by league (ex: I keep one less player vs. I discard my last draft pick).
Plus the team I'm trading with would be short one draft pick, so how would that be solved? Commish adds one pick for this team to the end of the draft?
"Draft picks can be traded for either players, other draft picks, or both".
If what you said is true, "pick = player" why segregate the two? Why even have trading of picks then?
Correct, but that's all contingent on two subsequent trades. Technically, yes, you can do what you mentioned. But what happens if team A doesn't make the 2nd trade (net loss of 1 pick)? What happens is team B doesn't make the 3rd trade (net gain of one pick)?
What happens to excess picks? Is the worst one automatically dropped by Yahoo?
What happens to teams that traded away more picks than they received? Do they receive the last few picks in the draft to fill out their roster?
I think there's way too many scenarios for Yahoo to automatically fix them for the following years drafts. Manually via the commish it could all be straightened out, but not in an automated system. Without knowing the details, I'm not sure if this can be answered (if it's automated or not).
Absolutely. I know everyone has to have the same amount of draft picks. I just think it's misleading/incorrect to say that you can trade picks for players. It's clearly not draft picks for players, draft picks, "or both". It has to be draft picks for draft picks or players AND draft picks. There would need to be an even exchange of draft picks in any trade for this to work.
Right. I just don't see how this works. Let's say I'm in a keeper league with 30 man rosters (including 6 keepers). If I trade you player Y for a draft pick, that would imply I have 25 picks in next season's draft (24 of my own picks after my keepers, plus the pick I obtained in the trade). I don't see how this can possibly work....at least without it being a headache for the commish.
Per the yahoo help page (http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/sports/fantasysports/baseball/whatsnew/basewhatsnew-04.html;_ylt=AgbSGAsHzJ7VFrf9v6MaTLVLIHlG), it states that "Draft picks can be traded for either players, other draft picks, or both".
Can someone enlighten me as to how someone can trade a player for a pick if there's a maximum roster size? How can I obtain more draft picks than roster spots? Something doesn't add up.....or I'm missing something.
Does anyone know how much tweaking Yahoo does to their player rankings from the end of 2010. When I say the end of 2010 I mean the actual player ranking (based on performance) for the season, not yahoo's ranking from the beginning of the season.
I'm trying to see if there's anyway to obtain/gauge the rankings for players in 2011 without waiting until the release.
Thanks in advance.
Now that Nathan is most likely out for 2010, I need to keep someone else. 12 team Roto league where we keep 8.
*SUBSTITUTE* (was Nathan)
Right now I'm leaning towards D-Lee.
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