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Re: FBB Draft Management Software? Is it available?

Postby BobbyRoberto » Sun Mar 02, 2008 8:51 pm

dobie76 wrote:MAN, if BR Prospectus had this I'd pay twice the amount....

Actually, Baseball Prospectus does have the Player Forecast Manager, which is an online tool that you can use during your draft. You put in your league settings and can click off players as they are drafted, while clicking the players you draft onto your team, and the PFM will come up with the best player for you to draft after each pick.

It's included with their yearly subscription ($39), or you could pay $19.99 to sign up for their Fantasy section, which has the PFM, along with fantasy articles throughout the year.
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Re: FBB Draft Management Software? Is it available?

Postby BeanTown » Sun Mar 02, 2008 9:19 pm

The tool your looking for is called the Draft Compiler/Buddy and can be found for free at http://www.myofficepool.ca/

It is developed by Mike MacGregor who is a really good guy. I used the tool for Football and won my league. Usually the projections within the program come from Rotochamps but this season Rotochamps did not put out projections so Mike just used Sportsline projections. It's very possible that for his next update he will replace the Sportsline projections with another source. You can also just enter in your own projections if you're half way decent with Excel. Mike offers very explicit details on how to do this on his site or you can just email him. I'm in no way affiliated with the site, just a fan of the tool and want to spread the word around.
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Re: FBB Draft Management Software? Is it available?

Postby dobie76 » Mon Mar 03, 2008 7:52 am

Thank you, Thank you.
I've got the fantasy sub to BB Prospectus (just wasn't awarre fo the utlities of the PFM) and will follow your link & see which is the better option for me. Hopefully this helped some other folks, too~

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Re: FBB Draft Management Software? Is it available?

Postby TheRock » Mon Mar 03, 2008 6:29 pm

Xeifrank's tool will do this for you. But it uses his projections unless you take the time to enter your own.
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Re: FBB Draft Management Software? Is it available?

Postby xeifrank » Mon Mar 03, 2008 8:31 pm

You can use my Fantasy Baseball Draft Software. It keeps track of standings. It comes with 2008 projections, which are easy to modify (i recommend modifying them). It keeps track of rosters. Keeps track of best players left. Keeps track of how many players at each position that are left to draft. It has an engine that estimates the total number of stats in each category it will take to win that category. It gives advice on which player or two players that will move you up the most points in the standings. It allows you to configure your own league, ie - number of teams, categories used. You can save off and reload partially completed drafts. You can load your own player rankings or use the computers, which are based on a replacement level algorithm. And the tech support is great. :)

The download link is below in my sig.

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