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Re: How ate up am I?

Postby MaudDib » Tue Aug 26, 2008 9:42 pm

J35J wrote:...ok, don't answer that question! But no, really, I'm actually a little giddy that the season is almost over because I'm ready to get started on my spreadsheet for next year! Am I the only one that likes the preseason(rankings/projections/predictions/spreadsheets) better than the actual game of fantasy? !+)

Oh and no, I'm not out of the race on all my teams...I've already clinched a playoff birth in both of my H2H World Series leagues...I wish I could say the same for my ROTO leagues but nonetheless I still have plenty to play for. I just like putting my spreadsheet together! :*)

I caught myself thinking the same sort of thing a week or so ago. Heck, I was already taking a look at top 2009 draft prospects even though our minor league draft isn't until March.
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Re: How ate up am I?

Postby Omaha Red Sox » Tue Aug 26, 2008 10:38 pm

Pretty ironic... Saturday I got out my Baseball Prospectus and started looking over rosters and players again for some reason... :-b
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Re: How ate up am I?

Postby bigken117 » Tue Aug 26, 2008 10:56 pm

MaudDib wrote:I caught myself thinking the same sort of thing a week or so ago. Heck, I was already taking a look at top 2009 draft prospects even though our minor league draft isn't until March.


I'm already scouring to put together a list of available minor leaguers in a league where I am going to have a high pick, but 250 some are off the board including 15 of this season's top draft picks. So far I have Inoa, Reddick, M. Stanton, and um... !+)
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Re: How ate up am I?

Postby hybrid » Wed Aug 27, 2008 12:42 am

When I read the thread topic, I had something totally different in mind. Something um not baseball related at all. Funny how terms can change over time ... :-?
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Re: How ate up am I?

Postby BitterDodgerFan » Wed Aug 27, 2008 1:07 am

J35J wrote:
BitterDodgerFan wrote:what i want to see is some in depth critique of how accurate your list was this year. :-B


Hit some and miss more....no different than most lists and most years. But hey, I'm game....bring your list out and we'll compare the two!! ;-)

i have no list, i was just wondering how your predictions performed overall.
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Re: How ate up am I?

Postby jcook3127 » Wed Aug 27, 2008 2:42 am

I'm with you J...it really is better...everything leading up to the draft is pure gold..and it's all down hill from there..including winning the championship....it's satisfying to win a league, but really, all that does is validate a bunch of work that I would gladly have done for nothing...I love setting up my draft board, tiering players, projecting players....it's the fun of the game
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Re: How ate up am I?

Postby J35J » Wed Aug 27, 2008 8:14 am

hybrid wrote:When I read the thread topic, I had something totally different in mind. Something um not baseball related at all. Funny how terms can change over time ... :-?


:-D


dirty, dirty mind you have there hybrid! O:-)
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Re: How ate up am I?

Postby JimmyBaseball » Wed Aug 27, 2008 9:56 am

hybrid wrote:When I read the thread topic, I had something totally different in mind. Something um not baseball related at all. Funny how terms can change over time ... :-?



I'm 27 and thought the same as you. I hope I'm not that old!
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Re: How ate up am I?

Postby J35J » Wed Aug 27, 2008 10:52 am

jcook3127 wrote:I'm with you J...it really is better...everything leading up to the draft is pure gold..and it's all down hill from there..including winning the championship....it's satisfying to win a league, but really, all that does is validate a bunch of work that I would gladly have done for nothing...I love setting up my draft board, tiering players, projecting players....it's the fun of the game

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Glad I'm not the only one.
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Re: How ate up am I?

Postby KCollins1304 » Wed Aug 27, 2008 8:47 pm

bigken117 wrote:
MaudDib wrote:I caught myself thinking the same sort of thing a week or so ago. Heck, I was already taking a look at top 2009 draft prospects even though our minor league draft isn't until March.


I'm already scouring to put together a list of available minor leaguers in a league where I am going to have a high pick, but 250 some are off the board including 15 of this season's top draft picks. So far I have Inoa, Reddick, M. Stanton, and um... !+)


Thanks, you just started my list for me.
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