If you had to pay --- Pick between services - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2015 Fantasy Baseball Cafe
100% Deposit Bonus for Cafe Members!

Return to Baseball Leftovers

If you had to pay --- Pick between services

Moderator: Baseball Moderators

Please pick one

Baseball HQ -- $58 (6 month promo)
2
15%
Fantistics -- $55 (12 months)
11
85%
 
Total votes : 13

If you had to pay --- Pick between services

Postby WhorldPhuckinGChampions » Wed Mar 25, 2009 3:32 pm

Trying to pick a service to supplement my visits here and help me when time is at a premium.
WhorldPhuckinGChampions
Softball Supervisor
Softball Supervisor


Posts: 43
Joined: 24 Mar 2009
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: If you had to pay --- Pick between services

Postby WhorldPhuckinGChampions » Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:08 pm

bump
WhorldPhuckinGChampions
Softball Supervisor
Softball Supervisor


Posts: 43
Joined: 24 Mar 2009
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: If you had to pay --- Pick between services

Postby jlm53089 » Wed Mar 25, 2009 5:20 pm

I wouldnt pay for free information.
I mean what will they tell you that you wont already know?
Hey start so and so vs so and so because we said so?

I mean I never thought why paying for news when it is everywhere.
Image
jlm53089
General Manager
General Manager

User avatar
Pick 3 Weekly WinnerLucky Ladders Weekly Winner
Posts: 3058
(Past Year: 3)
Joined: 6 Feb 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Tampa, praying for a new stadium.

Re: If you had to pay --- Pick between services

Postby Kingctb27 » Wed Mar 25, 2009 6:32 pm

I honestly wouldn't pay for anything besides Baseball Prospectus, and I don't pay for it for fantasy purposes. PECOTA is just icing on the cake.
Kingctb27
Hall of Fame Hero
Hall of Fame Hero

User avatar
Eagle EyeLucky Ladders Champion
Posts: 7189
Joined: 11 Oct 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: Golfing

Re: If you had to pay --- Pick between services

Postby BronXBombers51 » Wed Mar 25, 2009 6:34 pm

Kingctb27 wrote:I honestly wouldn't pay for anything besides Baseball Prospectus, and I don't pay for it for fantasy purposes. PECOTA is just icing on the cake.


Agreed. BP is the only thing I'd buy.
25
BronXBombers51
Hall of Fame Hero
Hall of Fame Hero

User avatar
Mock(ing) Drafter
Posts: 11949
(Past Year: 54)
Joined: 8 Apr 2005
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: If you had to pay --- Pick between services

Postby jtsandwich » Wed Mar 25, 2009 7:52 pm

I understand the logic of its free info and why should one pay for it. On the other side it is a very helpful tool when getting a reasonably accurate rankings of all players. I use fantistics and ALWAYS finish in the top 3 in a 14 team league that pays out about $2300 for 1st, thus it has paid for itself many times over. Now on Fantistics you can manually change any stat which I do to about half of all the players then it recalculates there "value" of the player, nice tool in my opinion.

I believe it does help, maybe an argument would be it is cheating and I wouldn't really disagee with that notion either.
jtsandwich
Major League Manager
Major League Manager

User avatar

Posts: 1042
(Past Year: 104)
Joined: 2 Apr 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: If you had to pay --- Pick between services

Postby WhorldPhuckinGChampions » Wed Mar 25, 2009 11:23 pm

Thanks for the feedback. What can I say I like to read about baseball real and imagined, but have a schedule that doesn't allow me to explore the web as often as I would prefer; thus, for me services like BP/Baseball HQ/Fantistics and the like help in that regard.
WhorldPhuckinGChampions
Softball Supervisor
Softball Supervisor


Posts: 43
Joined: 24 Mar 2009
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: If you had to pay --- Pick between services

Postby Ender » Thu Mar 26, 2009 12:02 am

I don't know much about baseball HQ other than the book but fantistics is pretty useful from the one year I paid for it. I decided not to renew because as others have said I can get the info for free elsewhere, it just isn't packaged quite as nicely. Now if fantistics improved their draft software I could almost see paying for it, but as it is I didn't find it very useful outside of the projections which I do on my own.
Ender
Hall of Fame Hero
Hall of Fame Hero

CafeholicFantasy Expert
Posts: 7733
Joined: 30 Apr 2004
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: If you had to pay --- Pick between services

Postby MasterX1918 » Thu Mar 26, 2009 12:07 am

Pay for fantasy baseball advice in todays economy?
Image
MasterX1918
Major League Manager
Major League Manager

User avatar
Cafe WriterCafe Ranker
Posts: 2150
(Past Year: 4)
Joined: 13 Mar 2007
Home Cafe: Baseball

Re: If you had to pay --- Pick between services

Postby AussieDodger » Thu Mar 26, 2009 12:24 am

MasterX1918 wrote:Pay for fantasy baseball advice in todays economy?


Yeah you could buy like 50 houses in Detroit for that.


Becoming a slum lord FTW :-L
ATTENTION LONG-TIMERS! NEW FBC: http://fbc2.freeforums.net/
AussieDodger
Hall of Fame Hero
Hall of Fame Hero

User avatar
CafeholicCafe WriterEagle Eye
Posts: 11363
(Past Year: 25)
Joined: 22 Jan 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball
Location: What do you mean, Flash Gordon approaching?

Next

Return to Baseball Leftovers

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: unioreimi and 10 guests

Forums Articles & Tips Sleepers Rankings Leagues


  • Fantasy Baseball
  • Article Submissions
  • Privacy Statement
  • Site Survey 
  • Contact