by **hyer7** » Tue Feb 14, 2012 5:53 pm

I have used this scoring system for the last 10 years. It was developed by a couple guys from northern MN/Fargo, ND. I like the scoring system and am starting my own league with it with a couple changes.

1) Adding holds - 5 pts - shouldn't have too much of an impact, makes a few middle relievers rosterable instead of none

2) Change Wins from 15 to 10 AND add Quality Starts for 5 points - shouldn't change much, this makes sure a relief win is worth less than a starting pitcher win

3.) Change SP from only taking their best start each week to allowing up to 7 starts per week. This increases the number of starts from 4 (old league rules) to potentially 7. This is the big one. SP get the most points in the league, I starting to feel like 7 P might make the league too SP heavy. A limit of 6 Starts per week might help balance the hitting and pitching.

Here are the top 20 scorers from last year.

Matt Kemp, LAD OF 1115

Curtis Granderson, NYY OF 1086

Jacoby Ellsbury, Bos OF 1047

Ryan Braun, Mil OF 1011

Adrian Gonzalez, Bos 1B 988

Miguel Cabrera, Det 1B 984

Jose Bautista, Tor 3B, OF 981

Prince Fielder, Det 1B 981

Joey Votto, Cin 1B 955

Robinson Cano, NYY 2B 948

Ian Kinsler, Tex 2B 918

Dustin Pedroia, Bos 2B 916

Albert Pujols, LAA 1B 899

Mark Teixeira, NYY 1B 888

Justin Upton, Ari OF 888

Alex Gordon, KC OF 871

Ben Zobrist, TB 2B, OF 862

Ryan Howard, Phi 1B DTD 859

Michael Young, Tex 1B, 3B, DH 852

Melky Cabrera, SF OF 849

Top SP

Justin Verlander Det SP 1431

Clayton Kershaw, LAD SP 1354

Cliff Lee, Phi SP 1242

Roy Halladay, Phi SP 1220

James Shields, TB SP 1169

CC Sabathia, NYY SP 1159

Jered Weaver, LAA SP 1144

Ian Kennedy, Ari SP 1121

Tim Lincecum, SF SP 1046

C.J. Wilson, LAA SP 1044

Dan Haren, LAA SP 1035

Cole Hamels, Phi SP DTD 1026

Felix Hernandez, Sea SP 1022

Yovani Gallardo, Mil SP 1003

David Price, TB SP 991

Gio Gonzalez, Wsh SP 961

Ricky Romero, Tor SP 959

Zack Greinke, Mil SP 933

Matt Cain, SF SP 929

RP

Craig Kimbrel, Atl RP 998

John Axford, Mil RP 837

Drew Storen, Wsh RP 822

Jose Valverde, Det RP 804

J.J. Putz, Ari RP 742

Mariano Rivera, NYY RP 725

Jonathan Papelbon, Phi RP 701

Heath Bell, Mia RP 693

Joel Hanrahan, Pit RP 690

Carlos Marmol, ChC RP 688

Sergio Santos, Tor RP 681

Francisco Cordero, Tor RP 652

Jordan Walden, LAA RP 642

Brian Wilson, SF RP DTD 639

Fernando Salas, StL RP 637

Ryan Madson, Cin RP 630

Francisco Rodriguez, Mil RP 616

Brandon League, Sea RP 581

Mark Melancon, Bos RP 581

Chris Perez, Cle RP 578

Neftali Feliz, Tex RP 570