Keeper League Dilema (Please Help) - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2014 Fantasy Baseball Cafe
100% Deposit Bonus for Cafe Members!

Return to Commissioner's Corner

Keeper League Dilema (Please Help)

Moderator: Baseball Moderators

Keeper League Dilema (Please Help)

Postby RotoRook » Fri Feb 23, 2007 12:53 pm

I am a commissioner of a 12-Team 5x5 Mixed Keeper League (ROTO). I wanted to get ideas on how to a) prevent the bottom teams from losing interest towards the end of the season and b) prevent the bottom teams from doing mass fire sales.

Any ideas out there?
RotoRook
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor


Posts: 627
Joined: 5 May 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby Lenny6 » Fri Feb 23, 2007 3:53 pm

Lenny6
College Coach
College Coach


Posts: 256
(Past Year: 12)
Joined: 5 Feb 2007
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby teddy ballgame » Fri Feb 23, 2007 10:02 pm

a. Assuming 4 teams make the playoffs, make the draft order go 5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,4,3,2,1. If there are more teams in the playoffs, adjust accordingly.

b. Trading deadline.
Image
teddy ballgame
Hall of Fame Hero
Hall of Fame Hero

User avatar
CafeholicCafe WriterCafe RankerGraphics ExpertMock(ing) DrafterEagle EyeWeb SupporterPick 3 Weekly WinnerLucky Ladders Weekly Winner
Posts: 11485
Joined: 7 Feb 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Beantown

Postby mu_biggie » Sat Feb 24, 2007 3:00 pm

Our league is a 12 team 5x5 roto league. We pay the top three spots in the league. Additionally, we also pay for winning a category. It seems that the someone winning saves, steals, etc. would always be at the bottom of the league and eventually would trade the player that was leading them in said category. Once we started paying for categories we had less selling at the trade dead line. Its not perfect but it slow the intentional losing for the first pick in some cases.
Image
mu_biggie
Softball Supervisor
Softball Supervisor

User avatar

Posts: 40
Joined: 11 Feb 2007
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: St. Louis

no tanking

Postby bourbonking » Mon Feb 26, 2007 5:01 pm

A trade deadline is a necessity.

But this solves both problems and our owners love it: While you are having a playoff for your championship, run a second playoff using all the teams that didn't make the playoffs. The winner of this loser bracket gets the top draft spot in next year's league.
bourbonking
T-Ball Trainer


Posts: 4
Joined: 17 Jan 2007
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby chadlincoln » Mon Feb 26, 2007 7:16 pm

7/26 - Cafe goes down:

General Error
SQL ERROR [ mysql4 ]
Table './cafe_forums/baseball_sessions' is marked as crashed and should be repaired [145]
An sql error occurred while fetching this page. Please contact an administrator if this problem persists.
chadlincoln
Hall of Fame Hero
Hall of Fame Hero

User avatar
Cafe WriterCafe RankerMock(ing) DrafterEagle EyeWeb Supporter
Posts: 10983
Joined: 20 Jan 2005
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Bleachers at Wrigley Field


Return to Commissioner's Corner

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

Forums Articles & Tips Sleepers Rankings Leagues


Today's Games
Tuesday, Sep. 30
(All times are EST, weather icons show forecast for game time)

Oakland at Kansas City
(8:07 pm)

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