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Postby AwalKB » Thu Mar 12, 2009 3:33 pm

So I have a solid group of friends who have been playing H2H fantasy baseball for about 3-4 years or something like that and I've been pretty successful in it with streaming pitchers almost daily and what-not. Now all of a sudden they want to do a Roto league!! I'm not sure what they stats and such are and I know it's a little late in the drafting season but here's my main question:

What strategy would you suggest(/do you use) in drafting for a roto league??

And/or,

What type of strategy would you suggest in season for a roto league??

Thanks in advance to all who answer!!
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Postby JTWood » Thu Mar 12, 2009 3:37 pm

WHIR? If I answer this, what sort of help will you offer in return? !+)
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Postby Dan Lambskin » Thu Mar 12, 2009 4:25 pm

you probably wont be able to resort to gimmicks to win in Roto
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Postby horatio » Thu Mar 12, 2009 4:49 pm

you probably wont be able to resort to gimmicks to win in Roto


Definitely not, but there is one - by the last day of the season try to have ONLY 1 inning left, and 1 OF start left. Obviously there's some risk there, but theoretically as long as you have 1 inning left, on the last day you can start as many pitchers as you can pick up and you'll compile stats for all of them, same with OF, as long as you have 1 start left, you can start all 3 OF spots and compile stats for all 3.

Yeah it's a little shady but it's better to be the one counting your money than being the one crying because somebody else used a shady tactic to beat you.
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Postby AwalKB » Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:38 pm

JTWood wrote:WHIR? If I answer this, what sort of help will you offer in return? !+)


Well it might be a crazy idea but maybe if you posted a link to say a question you have in another part of these forums or your begging people to analyze you team or such like many people do (myself included) then I don't think it's so ridiculous for me to add that to the title
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Postby AwalKB » Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:41 pm

Thanks to all who answered it'll take some adjusting in my mind and I'll certainly be more interested in streaky offensive players this time around.
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Postby Ender » Fri Mar 13, 2009 12:16 am

Just be glad you finally gave up on daily H2H which is the lamest setup you can play unless you come up with some hard and fast rules for dealing with pitch streaming and sitting.
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