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Position Eligibility on ESPN

Postby gocards » Tue May 04, 2010 1:22 pm

I am in a couple of ESPN leagues and have found something troubling, hopefully I can get an answer here.

They don't seem to track eligibility changes for pitchers. According to the rules:

Positional Eligibility for Pitchers
Additional positional eligibility for Pitchers occurs when one of the following conditions is met:

* Pitching appearances last season: 5 starts / 8 relief
* Pitching appearances during current season: 3 starts / 5 relief

On the Eligibility page both Carlos Zambrano and Alfredo Simon both show as SP with no relief appearances at all. They do show Kyle Lohse having appeared in a game as a LF though.

Does anyone know if SPs can gain eligibility as RPs, or the other way around?
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Re: Position Eligibility on ESPN

Postby ABA316 » Wed May 05, 2010 12:24 am

Pitchers can gain SP or RP during the season, but there's no hard and fast number like hitters have for when it happens..basically it's when ESPN feels like adding it.
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