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  1. Looking for 5 more for this league. Any ?'s, lemme know.
  2. ok. i'll get you added. i won't be sending anything until we get closer to full capacity though....
  3. To answer a question I received via DM that I should add here: top 6 make playoffs.
  4. I have been looking to join a 10 team H2H points league, but, they don't seem to a lot, and the ones that do get posted on here, get filled quickly. So, I'm seeing if there are 9 others interested. Would do this via LeagueSafe. Slow draft that would commence after league members were all paid. If interested, see scoring below, and either DM me, or post your email address here and I'll take it from there. 26 man roster. lineups set weekly 2 IR slots 3 OF 5 starters 2 relievers 1 player at every other position 1 DH PITCHING BBI-Walks Issued (Pitchers)-.5 points BS-Blown Saves-3 points CG-Complete Games5 points ER-Earned Runs-1 point HA-Hits Allowed-1 point HB-Hit Batsmen-1 point HD-Holds3 points INN-Innings2 points K-Strikeouts (Pitcher)1 point L-Losses-5 points NH-No-Hitters8 points PG-Perfect Games10 points QS-Quality Starts3 points S-Saves7 points SO-Shutouts7 points W-Wins7 points Hitting 1B Singles 1 point 2B Doubles 2 points 3B Triples 3 points BB Walks (Batters) 1 point CI Catcher Interference .5 points CYC Hitting for the Cycle 6 points HP Hit by Pitch 1 point HR Home Runs 4 points IB Intentional Walks 1 point R Runs 1 point RBI Runs Batted In 1 point SB Stolen Bases 1 point SF Sacrifice Flies .5 points
  5. i'm interested if you still have a spot. i missed the leaguesafe invite to pay that was sent last week but, i do want to play. i can pay today.
  6. if you still need one i'm interested. this might be the same league i accepted before, but, missed the leaguesafe request to pay last week.
  7. Historically, isn't the statistical differences between players at the all star break, narrower than they are at season end? I did't put much thought into the percentage that I used. Maybe your percentage is more accurate. I'm more than happy to give you that. I just think this year there is going to be a bigger cluster of players at the median, and less of a gap between average, and superior. And if that is the case, that somehow I should alter my approach to drafting than I would during a normal season.
  8. Naturally, for the same amount of innings, the better pitcher should perform better. But, my concept is that the gap between top tier and 2nd/3rd tier will be less substantial than a typical 162 game year. Normally, week in/week out, they would gradually pull away, and assert their dominance and consistency over the long haul but, with a drastically shorter season, they aren't going to pull away as much. To your example: In a points league, over 162 games, lets say Cole outscores Giolito by 15-20%. Is Cole still going to outscore in by the same percentage over a substantially smaller sample? Because my hunch is that he still outscores him, but, by a smaller margin (maybe 5-10%). Meaning someone doesn't lose out as much by passing on a top tier pitcher.
  9. if this isn't filled yet. i'm interested..... send me a dm or respond to this post if you do send me an invite. as the address says, my business mail goes to this address. don't want to miss it.
  10. I respectfully disagree about what you're saying about aces. I think that it is less important to draft an ace arm this year. When it is all said and done, I'm sure so statistically intelligent website like Fangraphs will be able to prove (or disprove) this but, I think the potential flaws of 2nd and (maybe even) 3rd tier pitchers will be less magnified over a shorter season. Aces are aces because they provide superior numbers, week in and week out, over the long haul. Granted, I play in a H2H points league, so, maybe it is different than roto but, I feel like prime example: last year Matthew Boyd was higher in points standings at the end of July than where he ended up. If end of July was end of season, he would have been even more of a stud arm. At least in a points league, a Verlander/Cole/Buehler will be less better than a Luis Castillo/Giolito/Corbin in a 3-4 month season, than they would be over a normal season.
  11. league settings link doesn't allow me to view your league settings
  12. I haven't read a whole lot of what MLB's strategy is going to be to get in as many games as possible. Is it widely accepted that there are going to be a lot of doubleheaders? I just came across the following: the current CBA allows for just one pre-scheduled day-night doubleheader — which allows for two games and two sets of fans in attendance — and three twi-night doubleheaders — in which two games are played, with one in the afternoon followed immediately by another at night — per season. In reading threads on Rotoworld, I've felt more convinced that with the shortened season, elite arms are substantially nullified, because innings limits won't be an issue for rookie pitchers. And guys that normally throw 125-150 innings are more on equal footing with top tier pitchers, because from a numbers standpoint, it is highly likely that there will be more pitchers that will throw max innings in a shortened season.
  13. I agree with this. If you live in the northern half of this country, you know that October is a crapshoot. Seattle, Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, Mpls, Pittsburgh, the Northeast...... The further you get into October, the more likely that temperatures are going to get low. At worse, regular season won't go past the first part of October. Also, I'd imagine off days/travel days in the MLB playoffs are going to be eliminated/reduced too.
  14. what is the scoring set up? and how many teams in the league?