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How good is your drafting ability?

Postby Saltydog » Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:08 pm

Ron Shandler's Forecaster suggests Draft and Hold leagues.

No waiver wire, no free agent budgets. You draft your team and live with what you have on your bench.

Anyone interested?
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Re: How good is your drafting ability?

Postby Tavish » Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:43 pm

Our group usually does one of these a year. The format we use changes every season but is completely a draft-only no bench league. Typically we use non-fantasy type stats that aren't really available from any provider (things like VORP or WAR).
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Re: How good is your drafting ability?

Postby ayebatter » Mon Mar 05, 2012 1:10 am

Saltydog wrote:Ron Shandler's Forecaster suggests Draft and Hold leagues.

No waiver wire, no free agent budgets. You draft your team and live with what you have on your bench.

Anyone interested?


Every draft I go into I'm thinking no waivers, no trades, no free agents, and please no injuries. ;-D
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Re: How good is your drafting ability?

Postby mikekim2121 » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:50 am

where do i sign up?
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Re: How good is your drafting ability?

Postby J35J » Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:15 am

This is why I like limited moves in a league...puts more emphasis on the draft and you can't just go adding and dropping players anytime someone goes 3 for 3, you actually have to put some thought into your moves because you've only got 40-50 of them, or less depending on the league, for the year.
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Re: How good is your drafting ability?

Postby kab21 » Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:43 am

the cafeholics leagues are about as far as I want to go in this direction. 14+ tms, deep rosters (2C, 1B, 2B, SS, 3B, CI, MI, 5OF and 9P) with weekly lineups. there's very little left on the waiver wire to pick up even though you have 50 moves.

I would be more interested in doing it BP style where you pick a player at each position and try to get the lowest OPS (or something like that). I'm drawing a blank on the league name though.
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Re: How good is your drafting ability?

Postby bigh0rt » Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:45 am

kab21 wrote:the cafeholics leagues are about as far as I want to go in this direction. 14+ tms, deep rosters (2C, 1B, 2B, SS, 3B, CI, MI, 5OF and 9P) with weekly lineups. there's very little left on the waiver wire to pick up even though you have 50 moves.

I would be more interested in doing it BP style where you pick a player at each position and try to get the lowest OPS (or something like that). I'm drawing a blank on the league name though.
I think you're talking about the Razzball League?
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Re: How good is your drafting ability?

Postby converge241 » Tue Mar 06, 2012 8:55 am

NFBC has these. 15 teams 50rounds. A few different price levels for entry. I enjoyed doing one this year. In addition to testing your drafting ability let's face it with no pickups and no trades its pretty low maintenance to not watch the waiver wire :)

I also do a $200.00 Al only where we have no pickups just 3 drafts, we do have trading there though.

These types of leagues are great, wouldnt want ALL leagues to be like this but I love being in two of them
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Re: How good is your drafting ability?

Postby elllpeee » Sat Mar 10, 2012 3:06 am

Saltydog wrote:Ron Shandler's Forecaster suggests Draft and Hold leagues.

No waiver wire, no free agent budgets. You draft your team and live with what you have on your bench.

Anyone interested?



I have been looking to add a league or 2 like this for the upcoming season since getting the forecaster myself. I am seriously interested if you find one or want to put one together.
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