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Postby d18Mike » Tue Aug 15, 2006 9:05 am

Real baseball has its "Dog Days" this month. Is your league -- or are you personally -- going through a lull with your FB team?

I'm in a one-point battle for first -- lead changes hands almost nightly -- but I'm still not as charged up/involved as I was in April and May. Anyone else suffer from a drop in interest this time of year?

For me this happens when my moves get more tactical ("I need to move up one place in RBIs") rather than strategic ("I need to improve my offense"). Hard to make bold strategic moves this time of the year.
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Postby jake_harv88 » Tue Aug 15, 2006 9:46 am

fantasy baseball is not for the weak... B-)
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Postby Dan Lambskin » Tue Aug 15, 2006 10:03 am

i'm totally going through it...i'm tied for the final playoff spot in my H2H and about 10 points out of my 5x5...but i just feel so wore down i'm not putting forth much of an effort in either

Fantasy Baseball truly is a grind :-°
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Postby balmlb119 » Tue Aug 15, 2006 10:33 am

I'm feeling it too... marathon, not sprint.
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Postby The Artful Dodger » Tue Aug 15, 2006 12:09 pm

This is exactly why I love fantasy baseball over all other fantasy sports (except probably fantasy soccer). I'm cruising in a good chunk of my leagues, but I'm in some dogfights in my most competitive leagues. Plus, I'm sure that most of us are prepping for the upcoming fantasy football year too, and so you've got some multitasking to do, with work being a backdrop to it all. B-)
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Postby Thursday » Tue Aug 15, 2006 1:23 pm

I'm not sure if this is what you're asking, but after a while, i do get a little weary of checking it day-in, day-out. But the good part is the fact that it is indeed a marathon. I had a really slow start to my season, but have been fortunate enough to hit a nice win streak, and am rightfully back in 1st place. ;-D

It really makes me see how baseball players get worn out over the course of an entire season.
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Postby noseeum » Tue Aug 15, 2006 1:24 pm

balmlb119 wrote:I'm feeling it too... marathon, not sprint.


Another reason why H2H is better.
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Postby Half Massed » Tue Aug 15, 2006 2:10 pm

I'm not feeling it but my two roto teams are... Dropped from 1st to 2nd and consistently 2nd/3rd to ranging 4th-7th respectively. :-P

But it's ok, my H2H teams are doing pretty well overall. ;-D
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Postby Madison » Tue Aug 15, 2006 2:32 pm

Not bored here. Just gearing up for the stretch run. B-)
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Postby Nerfherders » Tue Aug 15, 2006 3:28 pm

The Artful Dodger wrote:This is exactly why I love fantasy baseball over all other fantasy sports (except probably fantasy soccer). I'm cruising in a good chunk of my leagues, but I'm in some dogfights in my most competitive leagues. Plus, I'm sure that most of us are prepping for the upcoming fantasy football year too, and so you've got some multitasking to do, with work being a backdrop to it all. B-)


Fantasy Soccer? How does one possibly score that when the teams barely score as many goals as games played?

Anyways, I have been just as involved to this point as any other.. in fact probably moreso than April and May, which seem to be the slowest time. At that point I'm usually waiting to see what kind of team I have and then spend June and July making it better. August is slower than July for roto teams but H2H you have to be on your game to make the playoffs.
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