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Cornbread Maxwell wrote:you absolutely can set up max innings and games played on Yahoo. Simply limit the number of innings pitched, and you will solve the waiver wire problem you are having.
Spokes wrote:If you don't want to put in inning maximums and stop people from cheaply picking up pitchers day after day just for their points on that one day, you can do what my leagues have been doing for the last few years and have your commish of the league punish that person's team somehow. I would first vote on this issue in the league and see if the other players agree that if they add and drop pitchers cheaply just for their one day's worth of points, the commish can then hold the power to punish a team. Penalties can go from something small like benching a team's pitching for a day or something like benching their whole team for a few days to a week or prohibit them from making any pickups for 10 days (2 things that the league's I have been in have actually done). Of course, the pentalties would all matter on the severity of the offense. If a player picks up and drops one pitcher for one day, you could probably just let them off with a warning and then maybe have the commish bench a few of his hitters for the day. If the same person does it numerous times, especially day after day, then have the commish bench his whole team for like 4 days. Also, the severity of the penaties should be voted upon by the league. It's very democratic. What do you think about that idea? My leagues have used it and it has worked out very well.
tlef316 wrote:i have to tell you. if someone did that to me, i would not be very happy. why should somebody be punished for playing by the rules?there should certainly be a max innings pitched, but just because you forgot to put one in doesnt give you the right to sabotage people who choose to take advantage. if a commish of one of my leagues messed with my team without asking id give serious thought to quiting the league.
Spokes wrote:We set those rules because we think that picking a pitcher up just for one day, just to get his points for that day before dropping him the next day just seems cheap to us. It ruins the integrity of the game. That's just my take on it. If you don't like it, I could care less.
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