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What's a Typical/Good Team Batting Average?

Postby TomBrooklyn » Tue Jun 03, 2008 2:26 pm

What's is typically considered a decent team batting average for a fantasy baseball team? A good team batting average? An excellent one, etc.?

My team's batting average is up to .2709, but I just barely squeeked into 5th place out of 10 in my league, up from 8th place last week. It's is a jump of .011 to reach third place and there are three teams with averages in the .290-.295 range. Is that normal?
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Re: What's a Typical/Good Team Batting Average?

Postby Pogotheostrich » Tue Jun 03, 2008 2:29 pm

I'd say .290 but it depends on the size of the league. I'd think .270 would land you in the bottom half.
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Re: What's a Typical/Good Team Batting Average?

Postby NZ Eff » Tue Jun 03, 2008 4:14 pm

At this time of the season a good batting averrage would be around the 280-.285 mark. Anything .290 and above is excellent. As the weather heats up averages typically will improve slightly and by seasons end if you finish with a .290 BA you'll be in the top 3 or 4 of your league.
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Re: What's a Typical/Good Team Batting Average?

Postby Howie » Thu Jun 05, 2008 7:04 pm

It depends how big your league is. I would say for a 12 teamer, .280 is pretty good. For a 10 teamer, .290. And for an 8 teamer, .300.
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Re: What's a Typical/Good Team Batting Average?

Postby Field » Sun Jun 08, 2008 11:32 am

I agree with pretty much what everyone has already said. If you are over .295 for the year in a standard league you'll probably be 1 or 2. Over .290 is very good.

I finished with a .300 average in a standard league last year. I also have a .309 average in a 12 teamer so far this year with Chipper Jones who's hitting .410+. It's incredibly difficult to finish with much over a .300 average. If you are in the .280s right now I'd say you are in good shape. .275 or lower and you have some work to do.
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Re: What's a Typical/Good Team Batting Average?

Postby raiders_umpire » Mon Jun 09, 2008 12:41 pm

Like the others have stated, if in June I have a team with a 285 BA in a typical 12 team league, I am usually pretty happy with my position in the points for team BA.
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Re: What's a Typical/Good Team Batting Average?

Postby TomBrooklyn » Tue Jun 17, 2008 2:38 pm

I've slipped a little to .267 now. I hope this team picks it up a little in the second half. 1B Berkman I just got a week ago for Teixiera. That might not have been a good move as Tex is heating up as Berkman cools down.

ESPN 10 Team Rotiserie
5x5 R, HR, RBI, SB, Ave. W, K, Sv, ERA, WHIP

C Russell Martin, LAD
1B Lance Berkman, Hou 1B, OF
2B Chase Utley, Phi
3B Mark Reynolds, Ari
SS Michael Young, Tex
2B/SS Dan Uggla, Fla
1B/3B Adrian Beltre, Sea
OF Alex Rios, Tor
OF Xavier Nady, Pit
OF Andre Ethier, LAD
OF Carlos Gomez, Min
OF Milton Bradley, Tx
UTIL Cristian Guzman, SS
BENCH Milton Bradley, Tex OF
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Re: What's a Typical/Good Team Batting Average?

Postby RASportsnut » Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:40 pm

I'm currently 4th in BA in a 12 Team League, with a .2757 BA. Team in first: .2880
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Re: What's a Typical/Good Team Batting Average?

Postby ataraxia » Tue Jul 22, 2008 12:37 pm

In my 12-team league, I have a .289 and am in second place in BA. League leader is .290.
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Re: What's a Typical/Good Team Batting Average?

Postby TomBrooklyn » Tue Jul 22, 2008 3:07 pm

My AVE is still a pathetic .2671. My points for R, HR, RBI, SB, AVE are 8, 5, 7, 8, and 2!. Due to having the best pitching staff in the league ( 5 All Star Starters), I am in 2nd place in the league. I have no hopes of winning the season unless my average improves though. I've changed my roster up, mostly with OF players, sometimes going back to players I dropped earlier.

Aubrey Huff, Bal 1B, 3B, DH has been the best pickup I made, hitting .322 in the last 30 days. In the same time period, Uggla (.152), Milton Bradley (.219), Russel Martin (.253) and Orlando Cabrera (.234) are slumping in average, although most except Uggla are still contributing with power. Berkman (.272) has cooled off, and Pence (.242) hasn't picked it up.

This is a batting average disaster.

ESPN 10 Team Roto 5x5 R HR RBI SB AVE W K SV ERA WHIP
C Russ Martin, LAD 4/26 FA 4 JKendall Mil
1B Lance Berkman, Hou 1B, OF 6/10 T4 Tiex
2B Chase Utley, Phi
3B Mark Reynolds, Ari
SS Mike Young, Tex SS
2B/SS D Uggla, Fla 2B 5/9
1B/3B Aubrey Huff, Bal 1B, 3B, DH 6/24
OF Milt Bradley, Tx OF DH
OF X Nady Pit OF
OF A Rios, Tor OF
OF Raul Ibanez, Sea OF 6/30
OF H Pence, Hou OF
UTIL Orldo Cabrera, CWS SS 6/20
Bench M Thames, Det 1B, OF, DH

P C Hamels, Phi
P B Sheets, Mil
DL S Marcum, Tor
P E Volquez, Cin 4/26 FA 4 Garland LAA
P E Santana, LAA 4/26 FA 4 TLilly ChC
P J Saunders, LAA 4/26 FA 4 CSilva Sea
P S Kazmir, TB 4/26 FA 4 DEveland Oak
RP F Rodriquez, LAA 6/10 T4 Peavy
RP K Wood, ChC 6/23 FA 4 Guzman Was SS
RP B Wilson, SF 6/24 FA
RP CJ Wilson, Tex
RP K Gregg, Fla
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