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Postby wokse » Fri Mar 12, 2004 3:21 pm

Anyone have a recommendation as to good websites to check for effective cheat sheets, mock drafts, etc? Thanks
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Re: Good sites

Postby Jivedude » Fri Mar 12, 2004 3:40 pm

wokse wrote:Anyone have a recommendation as to good websites to check for effective cheat sheets, mock drafts, etc? Thanks


You're on the best one right now!
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Re: Good sites

Postby Pedantic » Fri Mar 12, 2004 3:41 pm

Jivedude wrote:
wokse wrote:Anyone have a recommendation as to good websites to check for effective cheat sheets, mock drafts, etc? Thanks


You're on the best one right now!


Lol. Seconded.
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Postby shortsavage » Fri Mar 12, 2004 4:54 pm

mlb.com's ratings have been some of my favorites to date.
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Postby Pedantic » Fri Mar 12, 2004 4:56 pm

shortsavage wrote:mlb.com's ratings have been some of my favorites to date.


I did like the fact that they had pictures in theirs. :-D
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Postby jbird669 » Fri Mar 12, 2004 5:02 pm

Whatever you do, stay away from The Sporting News! Their rankings are horrible!

I also recommend FantasyBaseballCentral.com
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Re: Good sites

Postby Madison » Sat Mar 13, 2004 12:46 am

Pedantic wrote:
Jivedude wrote:
wokse wrote:Anyone have a recommendation as to good websites to check for effective cheat sheets, mock drafts, etc? Thanks


You're on the best one right now!


Lol. Seconded.


Add a third to that. ;-D

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Re: Good sites

Postby NZF » Sat Mar 13, 2004 4:20 am

Madison wrote:
Pedantic wrote:
Jivedude wrote:
wokse wrote:Anyone have a recommendation as to good websites to check for effective cheat sheets, mock drafts, etc? Thanks


You're on the best one right now!


Lol. Seconded.


Add a third to that. ;-D

You have already found it. :-)


I keep hearing how good the Cafe cheat sheets were so I looked at them for the first time tonight (Relief Pitchers) because I was involved in a thread where someone rated Rhodes ahead of Borowski as a closer this year.

Well thank God I thought, the Cafe has Borowski ahead of Rhodes, if only by one spot :-

But when I looked a little closer, the only reason Borowski was ahead of Rhodes was because Lo (I presume Arlo) gave Rhodes a nil rating (great choice IMO) ;-D 3 of the 6 so called experts rated Rhodes above Borowski, if only marginally. :-?

I looked a little deeper and I found a huge anomoly on that list.

Eddie Guardado ranked 17th as a RP???? despite the fact that four of the seven "fantasy veterans" rated him in the Top 12 and two of those four rated him as high as Top 7. The obvious reason for this anomoly was because RJ (whoever the heck that is?) did not rate him in the top 35 RP and Big L (Lebowski?) rated him 30th best.

And these guys are fantasy veterans 8-o

I looked through more of RJ and came to a quick conclusion that if his (I presume it is a bloke) rankings were discarded the Cafe cheat sheets would be far more accurate.

Following are some of his pearlers.

Bengie Molina not ranked in the top 25 catchers.

Dimitri Young rated 5 places ahead of Kevin Millar as a 1B and not ranked as a 3B.

Greg Maddux not ranked in the Top 60 SP

Todd Walker and Jimmy Rollins not ranked in the Top 25 in their respective positions

Need I go on.

Please edit this crazy effort out of the equation and they will be worthy of paying attention to.
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Postby LBJackal » Sat Mar 13, 2004 4:40 am

Lo is Lofunzo, not Arlo. And those rankings tend to be accurate, and I actually downloaded them and altered them so blatant omissions didn't affect the rankings. I just took the average of the people who DID rank them and added it in to make it more realistic. But if a guy was indeed included on the list, and not left out entirely, it shouldn't affect the rankings too much. No rankings are perfect, but those ones are pretty good. I think for next season we should do the same thing with a lot more experts from here. Some of the big wigs (ie: wrveres, Madison, kent, AA, and tons of others who have good opinions) should send in a list. I'm sure if we knew well ahead of time we could all come up with lists. I unfortunately had a computer crash right before the lists were due and lost everything, including my rankings :~(

The target should be 20 experts for next season :-D Lets show those other sites who's the boss ;-D
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Postby NZF » Sat Mar 13, 2004 5:04 am

LBJackal wrote:Lo is Lofunzo, not Arlo. And those rankings tend to be accurate, and I actually downloaded them and altered them so blatant omissions didn't affect the rankings. I just took the average of the people who DID rank them and added it in to make it more realistic. But if a guy was indeed included on the list, and not left out entirely, it shouldn't affect the rankings too much. No rankings are perfect, but those ones are pretty good. I think for next season we should do the same thing with a lot more experts from here. Some of the big wigs (ie: wrveres, Madison, kent, AA, and tons of others who have good opinions) should send in a list. I'm sure if we knew well ahead of time we could all come up with lists. I unfortunately had a computer crash right before the lists were due and lost everything, including my rankings :~(

The target should be 20 experts for next season :-D Lets show those other sites who's the boss ;-D


Yikes, you mean I agreed with Lofunzo over something :-o

The problem is as that list stands blatant omissions do alter it.

Guardado is a perfect example. That is the problem when there are such differing opinions and only a sample of seven rankings are taken.

I agree 20 would be much more accurate. Assuming they all are as knowledgable as me. ;-)
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