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Postby dobie76 » Sun Mar 02, 2008 6:48 pm

I would love to be able to plug in my draft picks as our draft is happening and be able to see (based on projections) what my averages end up to be at year's end. To help me see if I'm deficient in a category, heavy in a category, etc...
I am sure it's got to be out there, but I thought I'd start with the #1 source for FBB info: The Cafe.
Does anybody know of a program like this that you'd recommend?

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Re: FBB Draft Management Software? Is it available?

Postby Field » Sun Mar 02, 2008 6:58 pm

You can do it yourself....

Find or make an excel spreadsheet with 2008 projections and then create a pivot table of all the players. After you draft a player you can select him to show up in the results. It will allow you to summarize your stats in a number of different ways.
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Postby dobie76 » Sun Mar 02, 2008 6:59 pm

You assume that I am smart enough to be able to do that . . . .
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Postby 4Pack » Sun Mar 02, 2008 7:15 pm

dobie76 wrote:You assume that I am smart enough to be able to do that . . . .



LMAO...exactly! He lost me when he mentioned a spreadsheet!
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Postby RedBullVodka » Sun Mar 02, 2008 7:24 pm

I hadn't thought of doing that - nice idea. I'm sure there must be an article somewhere about what you should be aiming for in 5v5 roto (e.g how many HR, SB, etc.)?
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Re: FBB Draft Management Software? Is it available?

Postby GotowarMissAgnes » Sun Mar 02, 2008 7:35 pm

RedBullVodka wrote:I hadn't thought of doing that - nice idea. I'm sure there must be an article somewhere about what you should be aiming for in 5v5 roto (e.g how many HR, SB, etc.)?


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Postby BobbyRoberto » Sun Mar 02, 2008 7:48 pm

I know some Excel, but not that much. I played around with the "Create Pivot Table" function but couldn't make much sense of it.
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Postby GotowarMissAgnes » Sun Mar 02, 2008 7:51 pm

As you draft, you can also just keep your projection spreadsheet open with a blank worksheet. As you draft a player, copy his row to the blank worksheet and have a formula row at the bottom to get totals.
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Re: FBB Draft Management Software? Is it available?

Postby dobie76 » Sun Mar 02, 2008 8:01 pm

So far I got NUT-ZING I can use. I did also e-mail ESPN ( to the "Answers Guys")and got the following response.


Thanks for contacting The Answer Guys.

I do not know of any free programs but Rotowire offers software with
their draft kit, you can buy Rotolab through baseball HQ, and I have
been using a program from insiderbaseball that I like -- though I am not
all that happy with their projections (though if I had time I could put
in my own). All let you see your projected stats during the draft, but
you are looking at around $40.

Shawn (CDub)




MAN, if BR Prospectus had this I'd pay twice the amount....



Anyway, fi anyone has any other ideas that don't involve intense training lemme know~!


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Re: FBB Draft Management Software? Is it available?

Postby Field » Sun Mar 02, 2008 8:36 pm

GotowarMissAgnes wrote:As you draft, you can also just keep your projection spreadsheet open with a blank worksheet. As you draft a player, copy his row to the blank worksheet and have a formula row at the bottom to get totals.


This is probably the easiest way to accomplish it for no charge. It's really not difficult at all, it would probably only take about 30 seconds to find the player and copy his numbers to another blank worksheet. It would just require a few clicks of the mouse. Learning the basics of excel would barely require any time at all especially if someone can sit with you for about 5 or 10 minutes - if not, most computer literate people can pick it up just messing around with it.
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