Jets486

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  1. I've now written about this league in a few different posts, but I want to reiterate it for the potential in the teams. The league already has proven itself to be successful after its first year of operation in which it gave out nearly $50,000 in winnings and has at least $50,000 set aside in winnings for each of the next nine years. That was a big deal for a lot of the people, last year - that we needed "proof of concept" - so I'm hopeful that we no longer have those doubters. Anyway, our Spring Training period has just begin, Manny Machado and Bryce Harper are still unsigned - as are many others - and we are about to have arbitration hearings for those who have not settled on one-year deals. The teams that are still looking for owners are the rMarlins, rCardinals, and rPhillies. The rMarlins still have Marcell Ozuna and J.T. Realmuto, and acquired Justus Sheffield and Hunter Harvey, and they have, by far, the best payroll flexibility of the three teams for sale - ranked tenth-best in our league, actually. The rCardinals have Carlos Martinez, Luke Weaver, Alex Reyes, Jose Martinez, Paul DeJong, Harrison Bader, and a bunch of other talents, but they are pretty active in the trade market and probably have a lot of other pieces I am missing that aren't on the real-life Cardinals. Finally, the rPhillies have Jake Arrieta - like the real Phillies, they signed him last offseason - Aaron Nola, Chris Archer, Carlos Santana, and they improved their franchise value by four spots (ranked objectively by the league office). They are also in my division, so I'm hopeful that someone buys them and makes them terrible. Thanks. Anyway, I'm the owner of the rMets, and I've been pretty active in getting people into the league and answering any questions they have had while doing so. If you're looking for the most legitimate, serious fantasy league you'll ever find, send me an email at Jets486@aol.com and I'll give you as much information as possible. Thanks and good luck!
  2. The rTigers are now officially off the board! Just a few spots left!
  3. End of the weekend bump. Still a few teams left and I think we are close to selling one at the moment. Email me at Jets486@aol.com if you want more information.
  4. I wrote about this league a year ago when it was about to begin its inaugural season and now, nine months later, we have a few openings and a ton of momentum. To reiterate what I mentioned when the league was first starting, it has everything you could possibly want: Rule 5 Draft, 40-Man Rosters, Full Minor League System, Contract Negotiations, Arbitration, and obviously, Batting Lineups, Pitching Rotations, 162-Game Schedule, etc. If the real MLB has it, so does our Virtual Baseball League. Most importantly, one of the reasons why all 30 of us owners bought in before the year began was the expectation that our investments would rapidly grow. It's a fantasy baseball league, but it also has tens of thousands of dollars at stake (this last prize pool was $50,000), and the teams, themselves, are now assets. Right now, we're going to be retaining roughly 80 percent of our original owners, and two teams have already been re-sold. Neither lost money on the initial purchase, and one was sold for a 25% profit in less than six months. I'm leading with the money aspect of this only because I don't need to explain the league any more than I did, last year. It's for the most serious of fantasy baseball players, so it immediately cuts out a large chunk of interested parties. And, with only a few teams available, it's likely that we re-fill the league in a few weeks (which is also when the Winter Meetings begin, some of which will be held live, in-person in Las Vegas). I, myself, am an owner of one of the teams (not the league), but I've been so in love with everything that this company has to offer that I feel responsible to help get more people into it. And, with a full year under our belts, I think all 25 or so of us returning owners (there are actually a lot more, since many teams have front offices of general managers and scouts) are completely invested in seeing the league grow. Anyway, email me at Jets486@aol.com so I can give you all the details, and there is always a review process by the commissioner before approving any new owners. The current teams for sale are the rTigers, rMarlins, rCardinals, rPirates, rPhillies, and rRedSox. Most of the teams still closely resemble their real-life counterparts, but it’s been a year and some have changed. Here are some highlighted assets for a few of the clubs, with more to come: rTigers Mike Moustakas Nicholas Castellanos Michael Fulmer Miguel Cabrera Franklin Perez Matt Manning Alex Faedo Beau Burrows Casey Mize rMarlins Marcell Ozuna Jonathan Schoop J.T. Realmuto Dan Straily Jose Urena Justus Sheffield Ryan Mountcastle Hunter Harvey Dillon Peters Mason Denaburg rCardinals Wil Myers Carlos Martinez Luke Weaver Jose Martinez Paul DeJong Harrison Bader Sandy Alcantara Adolis Garcia Alex Reyes Dakora Hudson Logan Gilbert
  5. I am interested also in the 30 team league but would like more details.

    not interested in a money league though.

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      Jets486

      Ah sorry man it is a money league.