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    24-team, FREE, deep, competitive H2H redraft league

    by Stu Feb 29, 2016 11:04 PM

    Go to Fantrax site and click on "Join League (FREE)" and then "Private Commissioner League" Enter the league ID and password:
    League ID: bosox
    League password: baseball

  • 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.

  • Yahoo doesn't allow the setup I like, so this league is on Fantrax. We have room for a couple of managers...10 total. There is a live draft on Sun., Feb 14 at about 10 AM ET, but you don't have to be there. Just prerank your drivers before. The draft order balances the teams, so that if you get the 10th pick, you also get the 11th, 21st, and 31st. If you pick first overall, you get the last pick in every other round.

    Scoring setup is below: basically the scoring setup gives about 46% of the points based on finishing position, about 24% to laps lead, 18% to qualifying, and about 10% is taken away from teams whose drivers DNF and/or don’t qualify.

    Register at Fantax to join (free and only takes a minute). Then login and
    go to “join a league” (on the menu on the right side),
    click on “Listed Commissioner League,”
    click on the “NASCAR” menu tab along the top,
    find our league by name (Black and Red #3), and
    click on the “Join” button at the right.

    Scoring Category Weight
    At Least One Lap Led (1LpLd) 4.1
    Bonus Points (BonPts) 6.1
    Did Not Finish (DNF) 6.1
    Did Not Qualify (DNQ) 4.1
    Place (Plc) 4.1
    Laps Completed (LpComp) 4.1
    Laps Led (LpLd) 10.2
    Money Earned ($) 2
    Pole Positions (PP) 4.1
    Qualifying Position (QPos) 4.1
    Qualifying Speed (QSpd) 6.1
    Top 10 Finishes (T10) 4.1
    Top 20 Finishes (T20) 6.1
    Top 5 Finishes (T5) 2
    Wins (Wns) 4.1
    Average Place (AvgPlc) 6.1
    Sprint Cup Points (SCPts) 8.2
    Average Start Position (AvgStPos) 4.1
    Start Position MINUS finishing Place (SP-Plc) 10.2

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