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collective wrote:Man I wish Edmundo Castellanos would get some playing time...
Mortician wrote:The darkening of the zeros on the stat areas of the page is a definite plus in helping to read and scan through stats in the new visual format. Very good improvement!
West wrote:I look at the format and see a failure from top to bottom. It's busy, it's confusing, you cannot find useful information quickly. I am not going into detail about what is wrong because the very CORE of the format is wrong. You cannot fix it without revamping it and simplifying it.
If you want me to go into detail, just scratching the surface: You do not need a baseball field in the background of the player pages. You can't use a black background when the whole point of the player page is to find information quickly and move on. They eliminated many of the helpful features of the player page, such as a SP's next start (already mentioned). etc, etc....
Here's a feature that could be improved with additional data: Make available in fantasy baseball not just pitching probables for the next day, but for the next three or four days. That would be extremely valuable for streaming. Now with player pages no longer showing an SP's next scheduled start, I find myself going to the Canadian site to get that information, and -- bad for Yahoo -- going to other, competing sites of ESPN MLB Fox Sporting News and so forth.
AdvRider wrote:I seriously suggest this, Yahoo -- go back to the old format. You said you wouldn't, but it's time to rethink that. Admit to yourselves this "upgrade" was not ready for prime time. Then, iteratively roll out group-tested and validated improvements that are agreed / proven to enhance the user experience. And do so with a top-line principle of presenting more data -- not less. One example, the "new" MLB scoreboard, and team scores/schedules, present a lot less information than the old pages (still intact on the Canadian pages).
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