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2011 Median Draft Position (MDP) - Updated 3/25/11

Re: 2011 Median Draft Position (MDP) - Updated 3/6/11

Postby METS 24 » Sun Mar 06, 2011 7:48 pm

Will there be another update either on or before the 25th? I have a draft on the 26th so I want to know if the current mdp is the one I will be using at my draft. I will be sending a donation at the end of the month. Thanks!
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Re: 2011 Median Draft Position (MDP) - Updated 3/6/11

Postby rookies and cream » Sun Mar 06, 2011 9:23 pm

Expect an update next Sunday (3/13) and another the following Saturday (3/19)
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Re: 2011 Median Draft Position (MDP) - Updated 3/6/11

Postby rookies and cream » Sun Mar 06, 2011 10:53 pm

Tiers updated. ;-D
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Re: 2011 Median Draft Position (MDP) - Updated 3/6/11

Postby Pogotheostrich » Sun Mar 06, 2011 11:16 pm

rookies and cream wrote:Tiers updated. ;-D

Awesome. Thank you.
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Re: 2011 Median Draft Position (MDP) - Updated 3/6/11

Postby AHF » Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:51 pm

Two questions on the average price column on the sortable spreadsheet:

(1) How is that figure derived?

(2) What are the assumptions in terms of roster size, total salary cap, etc.?

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Re: 2011 Median Draft Position (MDP) - Updated 3/6/11

Postby METS 24 » Mon Mar 07, 2011 10:19 pm

Do you plan on removing the players who are retired & who are out for the season such as:

Adam Wainwright (2012)
Andy Pettitte (Retired)
Stephen Strasburg (2012)
Kris Medlen (2012)

P.S. There is only 1 "L" in "Wilin" Rosario's first name ;-D
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SP-Miller/Odorizzi/Wood/DeSclafani/Rodon/Walker
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Re: 2011 Median Draft Position (MDP) - Updated 3/6/11

Postby rookies and cream » Mon Mar 07, 2011 11:09 pm

@AHF: The xAV figure comes from a natural log function formula linking ADP to historical auction data. It assumes $260 cap and typical 5×5 categories.

@METS 24: Retired players will be removed. Injured players will remain. I already fixed Rosario's name as I was doing the tiers yesterday. Guess I missed it in the other list though. Thanks.
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Re: 2011 Median Draft Position (MDP) - Updated 3/6/11

Postby saemick » Tue Mar 08, 2011 2:42 am

thanks again for all the work on this Rooks. quick question though; i know you said you updated the tiers, but when I view it, the info says updated on 2/27. Am I just missing something here?
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Re: 2011 Median Draft Position (MDP) - Updated 3/6/11

Postby rookies and cream » Tue Mar 08, 2011 11:08 am

saemick wrote:thanks again for all the work on this Rooks. quick question though; i know you said you updated the tiers, but when I view it, the info says updated on 2/27. Am I just missing something here?


My bad. Will fix now. ;-D
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Re: 2011 Median Draft Position (MDP) - Updated 3/6/11

Postby GTW » Tue Mar 08, 2011 7:24 pm

R&C, just stumbled upon this site/post by way of the comments section on Razzball. After seeing your spreadsheet I decided I should create an account to congratulate you on this great piece of work you've made available. If this were the only source I used before my draft I'm sure I would be ahead of most of my league mates. Thanks a million.

What are the last four columns supposed to show and why are the last two (Col O & Col P) whited out? At first I assumed they were confidence intervals and one of them was just mislabeled but after further inspection that doesn't seem to make sense.
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