Yes I did mean just an Auction. I guess I should have given a little more information. We as well have a $260 cap, and we have voted that the player's projected value for the upcoming year will determine the reduction in salary for our keepers. We are only keeping 5 as well.
I think we have also decided that there won't be any extra incentive to finishing last since we are only keeping 5, and ultimately have a chance at pretty much a whole new team next year, so thank you for that input.
In terms of salary escalation, this is still being determined. I know it should have been established before week 1, and no I'm not the commissioner either, but better late than never I guess. A couple of us have discussed the idea of taking a player's projected value...then adding a dollar amount each year you keep a guy. So if Braun's projected value is $40 this year, to keep him will cost me $45 (just using $5 as an example) $50 the year after, $55 after that. At some point the price will be too high and that player will end up back in the draft. Is that something you have seen work in your experience? This is my first keeper league and it's a lot of fun and really don't want it to fall apart in the early goings.
C - B. McCann, Santana
1B - Teixeira, Dunn (OF),
2B - B. Phillips
3B - Reynolds (1B), M. Young,
SS - Jeter,
OF - Braun, Quentin, C. Young
SP - Webb, Burnett, Shields, Hudson, Pelfrey, Hughes, Morrow, E. Jackson, B. Myers
RP - Lidge, Qualls, Rauch