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Postby The_Natural » Sun Apr 05, 2009 10:23 pm

Beckham was added and went right to Free Agency today.
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Re: Yahoo Free Agent Glitch

Postby Webster11 » Mon Apr 06, 2009 10:38 am

I was wondering the same thing
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Re: Yahoo Free Agent Glitch

Postby Fantasy Sports Genie » Mon Apr 06, 2009 10:38 am

The_Natural wrote:Beckham was added and went right to Free Agency today.

So here is what happened with him. Grr... He was actually added last week, and added onto waivers. But then our provider did something funny; not what they had told us they'd do. This led to bugs on our side (in cases that normally should never occur). He was in the game, but showing as -- Empty --. Teams that added him (probably because they thought it would be funny to have a guy named -- Empty --, so they added him rather than telling us they found it) then couldn't update their rosters, etc. etc. So I think we sorted it out over the weekend, but by then he cleared waivers, was already on rosters, all sorts of side effects.

So this normally wouldn't happen because our provider wouldn't cross us up, but we also are examining the code that led to these weird circumstances so that we won't get the same outcome if they do it again.

And yes, I know baseball hasn't updated yet this morning. Next on my list. The week is off to a swell start heh But hey - we have baseball :-)
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