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The Number of stolen bases

Postby thedude » Fri Feb 18, 2005 7:34 pm

I was wondering what the the general consensus is of the number of stolen bases needed to win a league? I figure i can get about 120 of my team, (mostly out of patterson, kaz, upton, rowand, and womack). Is this going to be enough to stay competive in a 12 team 5x5 roto league.
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Postby tool069c » Fri Feb 18, 2005 7:38 pm

End of last year my league looked like this

1 - 173
2 - 132 <---me
3 - 123
4 - 113
5 - 108
6 - 105
7 - 95
8 - 83
9 - 82
10 - 82
11 - 70
12 - 69
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Re: The Number of stolen bases

Postby Absolutely Adequate » Fri Feb 18, 2005 7:50 pm

thedude wrote:I was wondering what the the general consensus is of the number of stolen bases needed to win a league? I figure i can get about 120 of my team, (mostly out of patterson, kaz, upton, rowand, and womack). Is this going to be enough to stay competive in a 12 team 5x5 roto league.


I think you'll be lucky to get 80 from those five - Who else are you counting on?

Anyway, in my 12 team 5x5 last year, the numbers were:

162
134
129
118
115
91
89
86
85
83
73
67


Hope that helps.
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Postby Tavish » Fri Feb 18, 2005 7:51 pm

120 will almost never win the SB category, there is most normally one manager who will overload with two of the big speedsters and run away with the category. 120 is usually enough to keep you in the top 4 at least.
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Re: The Number of stolen bases

Postby thedude » Fri Feb 18, 2005 7:54 pm

Absolutely Adequate wrote:
thedude wrote:I was wondering what the the general consensus is of the number of stolen bases needed to win a league? I figure i can get about 120 of my team, (mostly out of patterson, kaz, upton, rowand, and womack). Is this going to be enough to stay competive in a 12 team 5x5 roto league.


I think you'll be lucky to get 80 from those five - Who else are you counting on?

Anyway, in my 12 team 5x5 last year, the numbers were:

162
134
129
118
115
91
89
86
85
83
73
67


Hope that helps.


i have some other speed but they are mostly 5-10 base guys
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Postby crapshooter » Fri Feb 18, 2005 9:42 pm

In 12 straight AL league the past four years the teams that had the most stolen bases were
2001 175
2002 134
2003 164
2004 134
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Postby meataxe » Sat Feb 19, 2005 12:41 am

Tavish wrote: there is most normally one manager who will overload with two of the big speedsters and run away with the category.


And these managers are usually the ones who quit halfway through the season, when their wretched team is coming last in Runs, HR, RBI. It drains the competitiveness from the league because they're not around to trade with, if you need the steals.
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