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draft order

i joined hoops c6bleb (80-89) only 2 in league at this posting...any way to get a better draft order than 6th...at least 2nd...since i was the 2nd to join...post this with all due respect to creator o.. Read More...

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Auto Favorites League

I look at this all the time and read how players with high ranking are doing measurable. I just thought I would throw this in too. I have highly ranked Denny McLain and Justin Velander. These two .. Read More...

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Catcher DWAR

Does it help your pitching staff if you have a catcher with a high DWAR vs -DWAR? Read More...

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Confusing Loss?

How does a starting pitcher get a loss giving up just 2 runs in an 11-6 loss? https://www.pennantchase.com/lgBoxScoreReader.aspx?sid=D5311734-71A1-4196-8421-54A77629B9F1&lgid=1244 Read More...

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Houston...3 seasons only

6/1 REVEJB Random Chatter 14

Wondering if it is time to move Houston to 3 seasons only for My Favorite Teams leagues. Seeing loads of dominant Houston teams out there. Just thinking out loud. Read More...

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Tiebreaker

how are ties in the standings decided in the public auto leagues for playoffs? Read More...

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Unrandom Random?

In Auto League 1270 in the first and third innings I had Identical outcomes for all six at bats for the same six batters. both were 2 run innings and it seemed quite unrandom to me. Read More...

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Basketball stuck

5/31 jamin Random Chatter 1

Hi! I think our basketball sims are stuck -- it's playoff time!!! :P Read More...

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Miami Marlins/ Fave Teams Autos

So, awhile ago I started on the quest to win a an Auto League-Fave Teams ring with all 30 franchises... If you've ever participated in the Best of the Best custom leagues, you know Miami is perhaps.. Read More...

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Keeper league draft

I joined my first keeper league and not sure how the draft works. After first round of draft, half the teams have 5 players, almost all elite, 90+. If draft continues normally, seems that half the.. Read More...

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trades

I love to trade and shake things up, so if anyone reading this is in any of my leagues I am ready to make some deals, I already made a few but some of my teams really need to be tw.. Read More...

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Little Update

I’ve been gone because I’ve had more important things to worry about in my life But I should be more active now Read More...

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Same player/Different Rk

5/29 sws33 Random Chatter 15

Ran across something interesting. While waiting for a Fav Team league to start play, I looked at another team in my league using the same franchise. We have 2 seasons in common and about 9 or 10 playe.. Read More...

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A moment of silence for Biff Pocaroba

https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/29230517/former-braves-catcher-biff-pocoroba-dies-66 My favorite baseball name. Read More...

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Bullpen Formation

5/27 REVEJB Random Chatter 1

Which works better for you, ranking the bullpen without assigning CL and SU? Or better luck assigning a CL and SU? Been doing a bit of each myself, cannot settle on a preference. Thanks Read More...

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Worst to First

If any new players are out there struggling, I just wanted to tell them about a weird season I'm having. Started 1-12. Ended up with over 90 wins and in the playoffs. What's funny is, when I drafted t.. Read More...

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Progressions?

Not sure I fully understand how progressions work and how they would apply depending on a custom league setup. If the league is set to allow users to choose seasons for their players over a range of .. Read More...

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pedro martinez

I used to play this sim a while back and I loved it but things got busy. I can happily say tho that im back and having a blast. however ive noticed a concerning trend with supposedly the best pitcher.. Read More...

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Is Rank gone?

just tried a quick draft and everyone was a zero rank, was rank eliminated? Read More...

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greg maddux

i took 4 yrs of Atlanta Braves 2 yrs in 90's and did not get Greg Maddux ...Auto League new to Pennant Chase..please xplain..thank u..Rod Read More...

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The effect of 1 bad owner

https://www.pennantchase.com/lgTeamTotals.aspx?lgid=1346 The Burners Owner joined, set an invalid lineup and then quit - A Non Catcher Catching Result - Leaguewide 1093 SB and only 354 Caught S.. Read More...

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Using an outfielder at catcher?

So I know that you don't want to use a non-catcher at catcher, but is there a way to set up the sim so that I don't end up pinch hitting/running for a catcher and using Cameron Maybin behind the plate.. Read More...

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Won't allow me to draft OF

5/25 CARP8DM Random Chatter 6

This is my first time playing in AutoLeague 1499 and we are in middle of draft. I have 4 OF's and Edgar Martinez (DH/3B) DH is primary, are they counting him as OF? Just finished Rd 16 and draft skipp.. Read More...

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20 in a row!

In favorite teams auto league 279, my OaklandPhilly A’s just won their 20th game in a row! I’m still relatively new here, so maybe this isn’t that big, but it’s by far the longest streak I’ve had... Read More...

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Here's a question for ya

Anyone buy those masks advertised for $9 on the page? I'm in MO and not seeing many n95's so wondering are these them? ~thanks Read More...

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We've reached........

.....the saturation point with leagues. Join Leagues has 27 open leagues this morning !!! - The Sheik Read More...

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Basketball

It looks like the sim may be hung. 2 of my leagues didn’t run overnight.. Thanks Read More...

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Setting pitching rotation for playoffs

I wondered how many assumed "days off" there are between the last game of the season and the first game of the playoffs. My top 2 starters are scheduled to pitch games 161 and 162, and those games do .. Read More...

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Political ads........

Could we get rid of the political ads? I know that ads are a primary source of income for the site - but I'm REALLY getting irritated. - The Sheik Read More...

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Great season

Thanks for a great season everyone. Almost won it all, down to Game 7. I'll be moving on from this league. Good luck and see you all in other leagues Read More...

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Catching a cheater

5/24 Ulster Random Chatter 4

Is there a way to search a players trade history in order to see a pattern of lopsided trades? I would like to see if someone has multiple accounts. I am seeing a very bad pattern as I play this game... Read More...

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Secret Recipe

Someone has figured things out. The team I'm going to get smoked by in the playoffs record is: 134-29 with a +518 run differential Well done! Lol Read More...

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Done

5/22 boetto Random Chatter 8

Peace out Read More...

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Pitching

5/21 tjmoss86 Random Chatter 28

I used to play this Sim a few years ago and just started back with the quarantine it feels like it’s skewed way more so to make any and every pitcher become randomly erratic for a 4-5 batter spurt .. Read More...

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Pitcher Draft Strategy

New guy here trying to pick up some tips on drafting pitchers in the daily draft format. I find myself more often than not, taking the highest ranked pitcher, or at least one very near the top of the.. Read More...

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Basketball Leagues

Wish there was a way to play out the last SIM without already knowing the games outcome, kinda anticlimactic to know if you won or lost before the play by play, besides that, its kinda cool Read More...

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What does DS stand for in hoop stats?

5/20 jcsites Random Chatter 1

Any idea what DS stands for? Read More...

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Custom basketball leagues?

Has anyone heard if or when there will be custom basketball leagues? Read More...

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open team

the mario mendoza league has an opening this is a league that imports players from losing teams we use real progressions currently in world series if interested take a look ..please read the rule.. Read More...

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Madden Bowl Champ

5/18 gbacci Random Chatter 7

Did you see the Madden Bowl champ won without throwing a single pass? Remember THAT the next time you want to complain about PC’s realism. Ha. :) Read More...

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Basketball free agency ?

Is there such a thing? I can't find any links........ - The Sheik Read More...

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22 game winning streak snapped

My team, San Antonio Texans, just had their 22 game win streak snapped. It was the longest streak of any teams I have ever had. Got me thinking what are some winning streaks others have had? nycubs.. Read More...

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Age vs rank

What’s everyone’s thought on age vs rank promotion to the major league roster? I personally feel rank is far more important than the age of the the player. Seems like “tanking” to be able to keep .. Read More...

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New League should have Simmed already

https://www.pennantchase.com/hoopsplayground/leaguehome?pgid=5de0c886-696d-47b0-8cf5-6957ef9155ea Should have simmed 1/2 hour ago 7.54 am PST that's 10.54 EST it's 11.25 now whats up? Read More...

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Anyone starting a new keeper league?

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System ignored my draft ranking

I had a player ranked as my top pick for the final 2 rounds of the draft and the system skipped over and picked 2 lower ranked guys for those 2 rounds.. It was a batter not a pitcher and all my posit.. Read More...

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just a rookies to pennant chase

does adjusting the pitch count help? any help would be appreciated..Rod Read More...

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cpu quick set line ups

when i have a injury i have used the cpu quick set it does not take that player out of line up ..should i be using it ..thank u..Rod Read More...

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4 vs. 5 man playoff rotation

5/15 jcsites Random Chatter 6

Is there any consensus among experienced players of the benefits or hazards of going with 4 man rotation in the playoffs or do you just stick with your 5 man rotation you used during the year? Read More...

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Injuries

felt a drafted a great team 2019 season on daily picks...being new to pennant chase is it normal for my top players to go down...Acuna,Lindor and Rosario is 2 days..Rod Read More...

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Game play question

I am playing The Team below in a 3 game series - In the last 2 games Juan Samuel has been their Starting Catcher- However if you look at their Lineup it shows Terry Steinbach as Catcher and he's n.. Read More...

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1st no-hitter......

....at Dodger Stadium - who threw it? Hint: it was a pitcher for the home team. - The Sheik Read More...

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VL

When setting my lineups and switching to compiled stats, I noticed something called VL and what looks like some sort of average (ie .311). What does VL stand for? Thanks Read More...

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regressions age

Hypothetical question: If I have a player who is 32 and regressions are set for 33. Why does the player regress now rather than when he is 33.? Read More...

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Overall strategy

So I’m doing pretty well with my four ATG auto league teams after about 90 games. A couple are at the bottom of their division, but there’s some tough competition. With my roster I’m trying to balance.. Read More...

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Help

Hi all, relatively new. Need to sign players in a keeper league for the 1st time. How does their performance change year to year? Do the stay with their current stats and rank? Do they take on thei.. Read More...

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hey all

Not sure if you guys remember me but as I am stuck in Quarantine with a dad suffering in the hospital from COVID i decided It is time for my return to pennantchase Read More...

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Still looking for new league

I still would like to join a league where there is FA and drafts etc. like to learn how to build up from scratch. Don’t want to join an existing one. Don’t know how to do offseason yet. Read More...

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Changing seasons of players

5/12 jcsites Random Chatter 3

Is there a way to see which leagues allow people to change the year of the players they draft. I have seen this in certain leagues and in some cases its an advantage which seems unfair to new players .. Read More...

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Defensive Subs

5/12 sws33 Random Chatter 10

Hi. DWAR/substitution question here. I usually keep most of my team set as "can be replaced." It seems like that's the best way to keep your in-game strategy flexible. Plus I know it says defensive su.. Read More...

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Build from scratch league

I am still new here but picking it up. If anyone begins a league where you build your team from ground up and build an entire franchise, I’d be interested. Read More...

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Closers and Setup Men

If you draft a reliever with the role of CL or SU, do they suffer any degradation in performance if you don't put them in those roles in your bullpen? Read More...

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Looking for a live draft

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I am terrible...

I do not believe it is possible to do worse than my teams...even if I tried. I am sure all are rolling in their graves. Signed, Obviously Clueless. Read More...

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Tired

Tired of getting my butt kicked in all ten leagues!! Not sure why my Chief Bender stinks and every one else’s Bender becomes Walter Johnson against me. Time to pull out strat o matic for a while Read More...

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Open team

league its a grand old game has an opening 1ts 1993 teams are preparing for a draft rosters at this time must be set at 27 for the draft this is a real progression league there are a few r.. Read More...

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2 division

I have one of my league that switched to 2 divisions. The first one I see that happening. And...wow catastrophy was avoided by not much here... 1 division has only 1 team qualifying for playoff.. Read More...

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Korean baseball.....

Watching Kia vs Samsung right now on ESPN. Samsung guys have ads for phones on their batting helmets !! Interesting stuff...... - The Sheik Read More...

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Lefty/Righty Splits

Does anyone have a sense of what percentage gain players get facing the opposite handed pitcher? Read More...

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Pulling Pitchers After Pitch Count

What happens when you do this? Do they get hurt more often? Read More...

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What Works Best?

I've been on the site for a whopping 10 days now ... and have played 90 games across 7 leagues in those 10 days. Wade Boggs (1988) had 34 strikeouts on the year. He already has 15 for me in one le.. Read More...

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Top Ten Baby!

WooHoo....nobody probably cares but I just made the top 10 in Wins for Custom/Private leagues! Won't ever catch #1 Warrior but #5 is within reach. :) Read More...

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Keepers

How is the next year's draft done if you have keepers? Read More...

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Auto League Scheduled Day off

I noticed each division gets 2 random days off per season. How can I know what my off days are? Read More...

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Beginner fielding / position question

Looking for clarification on thread I reviewed: Is it correct that a player will qualify at SS if that is his secondary position, but that he loses 0.50 from dWar? Also, will a player qualify .. Read More...

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Defense

Are players just as good defensively at their second position as they are at their first? Read More...

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It is a computer simulation game

I love playing this game. I have always enjoyed simulation games. Now, having said that, IT IS JUST A GAME, not life or death! We are dealing with that for real in this COVID-19 pandemic! To threaten .. Read More...

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Stadium Dimensions

5/4 Daver Random Chatter 1

Newbie here- Can someone share their thoughts/ strategy of adjusting the Stadium dimensions..... thanks Read More...

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creating a privat league

Hi, I have 12 guys ready to set up a 2000-2009 era league. I just don't know how to get started. New to the site as I joined a friends private league. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.. Read More...

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Use of Starting Pitching

My first starting pitcher was used twice in 3 days when there are 3 rested pitchers Read More...

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Playoff Issues

5/3 gbacci Random Chatter 15

I have removed Zeedood’s thread about the Auto League playoffs because it was getting nasty for everyone. As someone pointed out, anyone is allowed to be upset and anyone is allowed to leave PennantCh.. Read More...

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lots of newbie questions

I am a newbie. I did search for the answer to these questions before posting this. The endurance setting. 1. If I have a player with an endurance of 200 (Foxx), does that mean I could basically.. Read More...

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Can someone be on Slump Buster too long

Seems like pitchers get a couple of good starts and then go back to struggling again all while on Slump Buster. Is it better to rotate every few games or just leave a player for his entirety? Read More...

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Anyone broadcasting their sim games?

Today my friends and I kicked off opening day for our newly minted custom league. Since we're all sports starved and have a lot of free time on our hands during these stay-at-home times, a few of us g.. Read More...

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Save?

Wouldn't getting the last 2 outs of a 5-2 game be considered a Save? Read More...

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Is DWar TOO Powerful??

Actual Stats https://www.pennantchase.com/lgRoster.aspx?lgid=30&tid=30-3 Compiled Stats https://www.pennantchase.com/lgRoster.aspx?lgid=30&tid=30-3&compiled=y Look at the Batting A.. Read More...

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Wild Card game concern

One issue that I have with the two wild card system is a lot of the time it is actually going to be unfair for the best team. I know that may seem crazy but look at this league I am in... https:.. Read More...

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Is this still necessary?

"You changed a player's stats in this league. You cannot rejoin this league for 48 hours." Players return to their default seasons when they are returned to Free Agency. - The Sheik Read More...

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How many teams can you effectively.....

manage and still enjoy it? I've been playing a number of years now. I am amazed to see guys with simultaneous teams in the double figures. Some as many as 50 at a time. How do you find the time?.. Read More...

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dWAR Regression

I love the changes that have been made with dWar, as far as progression rate. However once a player starts regressing, their dWAR barely regresses at all which causes some players to still be very val.. Read More...

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Losing streaks

All four of my auto league ATG teams are in losing streaks for some reason and I can’t figure out why. If anyone has some advice I’d appreciate it. Thanks. Read More...

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Progressions

So, for C progressions - I know a young guy can get better or worse. Can an old guy ever get better - or only worse? And does the degree that he gets worse increase with age? Read More...

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Crazy Ads

Anybody else get the "Why Jesus didn't exercise" ad? Or how about the "Do you approve of Donald Trump" ad where the NO box didn't function? I commonly see Nancy Pelosi's face on a mortgage ad. Also, t.. Read More...

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slump buster

4/29 dgeorgi Random Chatter 2

I have noticed that many of my opponent's rosters show multiple players with the slump buster designation. Is it possible to have numerous position players and numerous pitchers on slump buster at the.. Read More...

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Second wild card

I love adding a 2nd wild card. The question, one league I am in ATG 337 has 3 games left and the 2 wildcard teams both have better records than the other 2 division winners. Does wild card winner auto.. Read More...

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All Star Rankings

Can anyone explain the All Star Rankings? yes I know they are meaningless, but just how are the guys rated? Look a the link below, how can Charlie Hayes be lower ranked than Matt Williams at 3B?? .. Read More...

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Daily Drafts

4/29 gbacci Random Chatter 14

People who do daily draft, do you feel it’s too long? If so would you rather see: Reduce to six hours or less for all picks or Keep at 8 for the first several picks and then reduce the time? .. Read More...

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All Stars

Is there an All Star Game, also, who votes for the All-Stars Read More...

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Bunting Strategy Q for Guy

This question in another thread got lost as the discussion veered on a tangent. This question is for Guy: s there any way to keep your team from bunting with a guy on 2nd and no outs? It is s.. Read More...

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Bunting Option

Is there any way to keep your team from bunting with a guy on 2nd and no outs? It is such a high risk - little reward situation, that a real life mgr would probably get run out of town for doing th.. Read More...