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Postby AuburnTigers » Fri Feb 16, 2007 5:00 pm

The mock draft will be held on Wednesday February 21 @ 7:30PM Central time.

All of the rosters will be frozen for the entire season.

Please show respect for the fellow cafe members and only sign up if you are sure that you can participate.

Here are the details:
Cafe Mock 1
-5x5 Roto
-Non Keeper
-14 teams
-1 C, 1 1B, 1 2B, 1 3B, 1 SS, 1 MI, 1 CI, 4 OF, 2 U, 6 SP, 2 RP, 1 P
-3 bench spots

League ID #: 18474
Password: mock

Please name your team whatever your screen name is on the cafe

Go ahead and join anytime you would like
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Postby deutschland » Fri Feb 16, 2007 5:07 pm

Sounds good. I'm in. I'm assuming lineup changes will be allowed to sub in our bench players if needed?
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Postby AuburnTigers » Fri Feb 16, 2007 5:20 pm

deutschland:

In the past I have completely locked all actions by managers after the draft. This way you can grade yourself at the end of the year by seeing how well your team performed and if you did a good job of drafting reliable players. With the lineups locked, this eliminates any temptation of wasting your time and actively managing a mock team during the season.

If most of the participants want the rosters unlocked then I am fine with doing that. It's not a big deal either way
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Postby deutschland » Fri Feb 16, 2007 5:22 pm

Yeah, locking the rosters is fine. I'm not looking for another league to manage during the season. I'm just wondering why the bench spots are necessary if everything is going to be locked.
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Postby AuburnTigers » Fri Feb 16, 2007 5:28 pm

deutschland:

The only reason I have the bench is to get practice in the later rounds of drafting. Last year I was able to snag Verlander and Hanley Ramirez in the last few rounds of the draft. It can be useful seeing who gets drafted in the last few rounds, especially with middle relievers.
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Postby deutschland » Fri Feb 16, 2007 5:29 pm

Snakes Gould wrote:i dont understand how looking back at a locked team at the end of the year is going to be an effective tool. :-?


it's fun :-) and it gives you an indication of how well you drafted.
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Postby AuburnTigers » Fri Feb 16, 2007 5:30 pm

Snakes Gould:

Like I said, it's not a big deal either way. Locking the rosters is mainly to prevent the temptation of wasting time on making roster moves in a mock draft league.
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Postby Super Manny » Fri Feb 16, 2007 5:37 pm

I'm in.

I enjoy the practice before my money league draft.
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Postby ironman » Fri Feb 16, 2007 5:59 pm

If it was a different night of the week I'd do it.

Also, this should probably be over in the Classifieds forum.
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