Waiting 171 days to submit your keepers will not give you another year of control – 2019 I Love Fantasy Baseball League is open!

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sabathias theater~

SEAGER, Corey 24
HARPER, Bryce 26
CASTELLANOS, Nick 27
ALTUVE, Jose 28
FREEMAN, Fred 29

johnny crunch, Monday, 18 February 2019 22:51 (seven months ago) link

Yikes, I will be out of town that weekend but will try to cut out a chunk of time to devote to this.

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Monday, 25 February 2019 22:40 (six months ago) link

an idea, maybe others will be into it, maybe not, but is there any chance we could determine the draft order more than an hour before the draft this year? i do kinda like the "who knows for sure" aspect of it but at the same time i will be coming fresh off another draft so the more prep i can do the better. won't be offended if nobody likes the idea, just wanted to float it. even if the order is decided, like, a day or two in advance, it'd give me the chance to set up my sheets or whatever... what do you think?

they're not booing you, sir, they're shouting "Boo'd Up" (Will M.), Tuesday, 26 February 2019 15:48 (six months ago) link

i can update everyone here as soon as i know. (once all the keepers are set)

Mad Piratical (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Tuesday, 26 February 2019 16:02 (six months ago) link

oh wait... am i misremembering? do we not do random draft order on draft day?

they're not booing you, sir, they're shouting "Boo'd Up" (Will M.), Tuesday, 26 February 2019 16:04 (six months ago) link

If it's a true keeper league the draft order should be the reverse standings at the end of the previous season.

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Tuesday, 26 February 2019 16:26 (six months ago) link

People have insanely good keepers and I have...

Josh Shithead Hader 24
Trevor Story 26
Gary Sanchez 26
Eugenio Suarez 27
Gerrit Cole 28

bnw, Wednesday, 27 February 2019 02:11 (six months ago) link

Colonisqattsi:

Cody Bellinger
Aaron Nola
Jean Segura
Patrick Corbin
Giancarlo Stanton

@TtamAlubic (Display Name (this cannot be changed):), Friday, 1 March 2019 14:58 (six months ago) link

lol my other draft just got moved to 2pm. should still be ok because that one goes fast, but lol... this 3pm isn't gonna move up anymore, is it?

they're not booing you, sir, they're shouting "Boo'd Up" (Will M.), Friday, 1 March 2019 16:20 (six months ago) link

*types lol a 15th time nervously*

they're not booing you, sir, they're shouting "Boo'd Up" (Will M.), Friday, 1 March 2019 16:20 (six months ago) link

no, i have a brunch/daytime drinking event i'm going to be leaving early from for the draft as it is.

Mad Piratical (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Friday, 1 March 2019 19:55 (six months ago) link

oh hey you know how upthread i said, double check the ages because the moving opening day can make them inaccurate sometimes?

chris sale's birthday is march 30, opening day is march 28, making him keepable this year! so jealous

they're not booing you, sir, they're shouting "Boo'd Up" (Will M.), Friday, 1 March 2019 21:15 (six months ago) link

Definitive keepers for Mad Boone Rising

Rhys Hoskins <27
Ronald Acuna <27
Yoan Moncada <27
Anthony Rendon 27-29
Aaron Hicks 27-29

Van Horn Street, Friday, 1 March 2019 21:37 (six months ago) link

It occurs to me - might have to set a transaction limit of we same day pick ups.

Mad Piratical (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Saturday, 2 March 2019 16:09 (six months ago) link

Sale is keeperable? that changes everything!

francisF, Saturday, 2 March 2019 22:16 (six months ago) link

27-29 SALE, Chris
27-29 PEREZ, Sal
27-29 OZUNA, Marcell
27> MACHADO, Manny
27> JIMENEZ, Eloy

flirting with the team name Orel Halo

francisF, Saturday, 2 March 2019 22:31 (six months ago) link

LuvWilTeheranUsApart keepers

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. <27
Alex Bregman <27
Matt Olson <27
Anthony Rizzo 27-29
Trevor Bauer 27-29

NoTimeBeforeTime, Sunday, 3 March 2019 13:37 (six months ago) link

Subbing out Myers for Vazquez, because I don't wanna be mr nobp (that's no + obp) again

Victor Robles - 21
Aaron Judge - 26
Mookie Betts - 26
Nolan Arenado - 27
Felipe Vazquez - 27

they're not booing you, sir, they're shouting "Boo'd Up" (Will M.), Monday, 4 March 2019 17:03 (six months ago) link

Pretty sure Sal Perez is out for the season Francis.

Van Horn Street, Monday, 4 March 2019 17:58 (six months ago) link

shhhhhhhhhhhh

na (NA), Monday, 4 March 2019 18:14 (six months ago) link

jk

na (NA), Monday, 4 March 2019 18:14 (six months ago) link

Thermo/Will, how many more people are we waiting to finalize keepers? Is there a deadline?

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Monday, 4 March 2019 22:26 (six months ago) link

i think thermo said a week today (mar 11) for keeper deadline. all i know is only one team hasn't posted their keepers in this thread yet (guns of buxton) and they have an embarrassment of riches to choose from and i am kinda jealous.

they're not booing you, sir, they're shouting "Boo'd Up" (Will M.), Monday, 4 March 2019 22:35 (six months ago) link

Nice! If I get a chance tonight I'm gonna start building my a pre-ranking list in the event I'm unable to attend the live draft.

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Monday, 4 March 2019 22:40 (six months ago) link

I can't wait to end up with 5 shortstops!

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Monday, 4 March 2019 22:40 (six months ago) link

sub:
PEREZ, Sal x_x
for
GALLO, Joey o_O

thx for heads up!

francisF, Wednesday, 6 March 2019 15:22 (six months ago) link

(Gallo for Perez, doy)

francisF, Wednesday, 6 March 2019 15:35 (six months ago) link

took me a few years, but i finally found a trustworthy list of players birthdates (vs. just a "list of ages" that is never accurate) so hopefully my keeper sheets will never have an opening day age issue again! but do double-check and let me know if there are any mistakes!

they're not booing you, sir, they're shouting "Boo'd Up" (Will M.), Wednesday, 6 March 2019 21:03 (six months ago) link

If I had the time, I would scrape the baseball-reference site for their entire birthdate database and then use that as a master to run a SQL query against (or vlookup if in a spreadsheet).

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Wednesday, 6 March 2019 21:24 (six months ago) link

someone beat us to it, apparently! link

they're not booing you, sir, they're shouting "Boo'd Up" (Will M.), Wednesday, 6 March 2019 21:28 (six months ago) link

Haha, exactly.

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Wednesday, 6 March 2019 21:57 (six months ago) link

If it's a true keeper league the draft order should be the reverse standings at the end of the previous season.

― Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Tuesday, February 26, 2019 11:26 AM (one week ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

this is something i'd definitely be interested in talking abt more! always made sense to me as the strongest teams will typically have the strongest keepers, so reverse order (and no snake) made the most sense for the next year's draft. is this something we could consider in the future? (i'm not just saying this because i finished in the basement for what feels like the first time ever!)

they're not booing you, sir, they're shouting "Boo'd Up" (Will M.), Wednesday, 6 March 2019 22:07 (six months ago) link

I’d consider it - but what’s to stop teams from benching guys and tanking once things start looking bleak?

Mad Piratical (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Thursday, 7 March 2019 00:18 (six months ago) link

i'd say there should be some kinda "at least start guys" rule or you get kicked to the bottom of the draft order per commish's discretion. as long as we had something like that, i think most of us are above-board folks. and no dropping good-ass players in september!

they're not booing you, sir, they're shouting "Boo'd Up" (Will M.), Thursday, 7 March 2019 14:58 (six months ago) link

ya - we are all pretty awesome, but i would prefer to eliminate temptations wherever i can.
maybe what i might propose doing is going half way between random and standings-based draft order.
basically what i've been doing is putting team names into an online random list generator. what i could do is make it a weighted draft lottery – giving 13 entries to the 13th place team, 12 to 12th place and so on until 1st place getting one entry and then draw for the first pick using the rondo generator, then 2nd round etc.
a bit more work for me, but more fun and wouldn't 100% guarantee the first pick to tanky mcsitstrout.

Mad Piratical (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Thursday, 7 March 2019 17:17 (six months ago) link

i'm also thinking of a daily transaction limit of 3, to prevent anyone from going crazy with the same-day FA adds. that seem reasonable?

Mad Piratical (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Thursday, 7 March 2019 17:30 (six months ago) link

can't imagine needing more than 3, although i know yahoo has a safeguard against "churning" free agents, so like i can't pick up and drop 20 guys to put em all on WW. anyone you pick up and drop same day just goes back in the FA pool, iirc? but yeah still 3 per day seems fine!

also love the weighted lottery idea!

they're not booing you, sir, they're shouting "Boo'd Up" (Will M.), Thursday, 7 March 2019 17:35 (six months ago) link

anyone you pick up and drop same day just goes back in the FA pool, iirc?

oh! i that's the case, i won't even bother with transaction limits. i'll look into this some more, thanks.

Mad Piratical (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Thursday, 7 March 2019 17:48 (six months ago) link

FWIW: When I was commish we had a seasonal tranactional limit. Limitless leagues are much easier to game.

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Thursday, 7 March 2019 17:49 (six months ago) link

ok player has to be rostered for 24 hours to go on waivers. transaction limit cancelled.

Mad Piratical (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Thursday, 7 March 2019 19:07 (six months ago) link

scooter gennett (29)
george springer (29)
trea turner (26)
francisco lindor (26)
jose ramirez (26)

sorry for lollygagging.

j.q higgins, Tuesday, 12 March 2019 14:33 (six months ago) link

thanks dude - i'm just glad you're alive!

Mad Piratical (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Tuesday, 12 March 2019 14:52 (six months ago) link

holy crap at that infield.

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Tuesday, 12 March 2019 15:39 (six months ago) link

ok - draft order and keepers are set. please check your teams and make sure everything looks right.

Mad Piratical (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Tuesday, 12 March 2019 17:09 (six months ago) link

where does the draft order show up?

na (NA), Tuesday, 12 March 2019 17:24 (six months ago) link

from the main page > draft >> draft results

Mad Piratical (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Tuesday, 12 March 2019 17:25 (six months ago) link

!!! No snake draft though really?

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Tuesday, 12 March 2019 17:27 (six months ago) link

Oh it is, whoopsies.

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Tuesday, 12 March 2019 17:27 (six months ago) link

damn im in the 13th/1st swing position~
& i think i am going to be autodrafting most likely O_o

johnny crunch, Tuesday, 12 March 2019 17:33 (six months ago) link

Same, I can't wait to end up with 5 catchers and no shortstop.

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Tuesday, 12 March 2019 17:43 (six months ago) link

you'll just have to describe it to us as vividly as possible.

Mad Piratical (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Friday, 13 September 2019 14:20 (one week ago) link


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