NoTrade Clauses - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2014 Fantasy Baseball Cafe
100% Deposit Bonus for Cafe Members!

Return to Commissioner's Corner

NoTrade Clauses

Moderator: Baseball Moderators

NoTrade Clauses

Postby Walden warriors » Thu Feb 15, 2007 4:26 pm

I don't know if anyone else has tried this, but our league is implementing a NoTrade Clause option for our upcoming draft.

Let's say team A takes ARod at pick #1. Team B has pick #2. With pick 2, team b can offer ARod a no trade clause. Team A can either match it or decline.

If they match it, ARod stays with team A, however team A can never trade him or cut him unless he dies, retires, or fails to make a 40-man team out of spring training.

If they don't match it, ARod goes to team B with the same conditions. Team A then gets pick 2. Team A is then compensated with a sandwich round 7th round pick to make up for having to move down a pick.

Do others have similar rules? If not, try these!
Does your league need a quality, outside review of your league rulebook? Does your league not have a written rulebook? Contact me! I can help.
Walden warriors
College Coach
College Coach

User avatar

Posts: 263
(Past Year: 1)
Joined: 14 Jan 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: The 608

Postby walkoffblast » Fri Feb 16, 2007 11:45 am

Really interesting idea. I think that you will find a lot of problems with it down the road but it should be exciting for now.
walkoffblast
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor

User avatar

Posts: 518
Joined: 11 Feb 2007
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby mission27 » Sun Feb 18, 2007 12:45 am

great idea! any oppenings in that league.
Image
mission27
Major League Manager
Major League Manager

User avatar

Posts: 1132
Joined: 12 Feb 2007
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Connecticut

Postby Nerfherders » Tue Feb 20, 2007 7:54 pm

And you have to go through that for every pick in the draft? Holy smokes! I say its a little excessive but hey if its fun then go for it. I tried to implement an August waiver/trade system similar to MLB this season but it was voted down. Too complicated they said.
Nerfherders
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor

User avatar
Cafe Writer
Posts: 668
(Past Year: 10)
Joined: 25 Jun 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball


Return to Commissioner's Corner

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests

Forums Articles & Tips Sleepers Rankings Leagues


Today's Games
Thursday, Apr. 24
(All times are EST, weather icons show forecast for game time)

Kansas City at Cleveland
(12:05 pm)
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh
(12:35 pm)
Chi White Sox at Detroit
(1:08 pm)
St. Louis at NY Mets
(1:10 pm)
Minnesota at Tampa Bay
(1:10 pm)
indoors
Arizona at Chi Cubs
(2:20 pm)
San Diego at Washington
(7:05 pm)
Baltimore at Toronto
(7:07 pm)
NY Yankees at Boston
(7:10 pm)
Oakland at Houston
(8:10 pm)
Philadelphia at LA Dodgers
(10:10 pm)

  • Fantasy Baseball
  • Article Submissions
  • Privacy Statement
  • Site Survey 
  • Contact