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Auto League 364 Best of 2021

Surf fall to Dodgers despite Morton's efforts

Charlie Morton whiffed 8 batters, but the Dodgers managed to beat the Surf, 4-2. Yu Darvish struckout 12 Atlantic City batters in the contest. | Box

Kikuchi dominates, Corn win 5-4

Yusei Kikuchi was brilliant last night, allowing just 1 hit over 7 innings, leading the Corn to a 5-4 win over the Beers. | Box

Belt powers HeadHunters to win over Donkeys

Brandon Belt blasted 2 homers, lifting the HeadHunters to a 22-1 win over Utah. George Springer hit 2 homers in the contest. Ketel Marte hit 2 homers in the game for the HeadHunters. Kentucky's Juan Soto had 4 RBIs. Trea Turner had a big game as well, knocking in 3 runs for Kentucky while recording 3 hits. | Box

Realmuto powers Bellarkes to win over Neptunes

J.T. Realmuto blasted 2 homers, lifting the Bellarkes to a 4-3 win over Hampton Roads. Lucas Giolito struckout 8 Hampton Roads batters in the contest. Logan Webb struckout 9 The 100 batters in the contest. | Box

Freeman blasts off, leads Freedom Fighter to win

Freddie Freeman blasted 2 homers, lifting the Freedom Fighter to a 6-4 win over Chicago. | Box

WHO'S HOT - Last 5 Games

B. Belt, HeadHunters .4214 HR12 RBI
T. O'Neill, Bellarkes .3484 HR8 RBI
F. Freeman, Freedom Fight.. .3004 HR8 RBI
J. Soto, HeadHunters .4002 HR9 RBI
J. Gallo, Bombers .2633 HR8 RBI

WHO'S NOT - Last 5 Games

P. Alonso, Neptunes 2 for 21 (.095)
A. Frazier, Bellarkes 4 for 23 (.174)
J. Abreu, Beers 2 for 19 (.105)
Y. Moncada, Buccaneers 3 for 22 (.136)
T. Stephenson, Bombers 4 for 22 (.182)

Leaders: AVG

T. Turner, HeadHunters .331
C. Seager, Beers .322
C. Mullins, Beers .319
F. Freeman, Freedom Fighter .311
S. Marte, Freedom Fighter .301

Leaders: WHIP

J. deGrom, HeadHunters 0.91
C. Burnes, Freedom Fighter 1.00
J. Urias, Donkeys 1.06
W. Buehler, Beers 1.08
M. Scherzer, Black Sox 1.08

Welcome to the Auto League

Auto Leagues are seasons that last about two months (baseball) or one month (basketball), with 2 or 3 sims per day. Since this league is run with essentially no commissioner, there is a trade limit. Please be reasonable with your transactions, and report any bad owners using the feedback form.

League Status:
Season underway. Next sim around 12/6/2021 7:49 PM PT.

Draft Type:
Quick Draft

Owners Joined:
12 of 12
You can draft your team as soon as you sign up! You will select one player from each positional group until you have 23 players. (The Draft link appears on the league homepage and your team page when you are signed in.)

The draft only represents a random subset of players available. Once the season begins, you can adjust your roster via free agency or trades. (You can carry up to 25 players on your major league roster.)

Supplemental Draft
Once the season begins, you can start ranking players for the supplemental drafts, which take place after Games 2 & 3. Free agency (waivers) will open after the Supplemental Draft runs on Day 4. Please be sure to read the League Rules for further details!
This is NOT a keeper league, so once your team's season is over, you can stay in this league and re-draft next season, or quit and join a new Auto League.
When do games start?
After all teams have an owner and have drafted, the games will begin. You will get an email after the first game notifying you that the league has started.

What time are games played?
Barring any issues with the servers, games are auto-simmed 2 or 3 times a day, starting as early as 1:00am and ending as late as 11:00pm Pacific Time. Users can sim games from the My League List page every eight hours. This allows the league to keep moving if the server has issues or the participants in the league want to move the season along slightly faster than the auto sims allow. There will always be at least eight hours between games so managers can react if desired.

Can I customize my team?
Yes! You can change your team name, logo, and more via the "Owner Console" on your "My Team" page before the season begins and up until the 5th game of the season.

World Series and post-season
Division winners and three wild card reach the post-season. Owners can leave the league once their team is elimnated, or wait until the playoffs are over and re-draft the next season.

I'm always eager to here what you enjoy or think can be improved with the site, so stay in touch via the feedback form and follow site updates on the news & notes page.

League Chat


League Settings

Note, in Auto Leagues, some of these will change once the season starts, and as the season progresses.
Year Range of Stats2021 - 2021
Roster Size (Majors)26
Roster Size (Minors)3
Change Stats Allowed (not allowed while under contract or in a trade)
Free Agency
No-Drop List
Player Fatigue
Batter Injuries (5 games max)
Pitcher Injuries (15 games max)
Use Pitcher's HR Allowed Stats
Allows Max Surprise Bunts
Min Batters Pitcher Must Face0
Slump Buster (3unlimited days)
User Sims (every 8 hours)
Latest Results
12/6/2021Surf @ DodgersWatch  Box
12/6/2021Beers @ CornWatch  Box
12/6/2021HeadHunters @ DonkeysWatch  Box
12/6/2021Bombers @ Freedom FighterWatch  Box
12/6/2021Black Sox @ BuccaneersWatch  Box
12/6/2021Bellarkes @ NeptunesWatch  Box
Previous Games
12/6/2021Freedom Fighter @ Black So..Watch  Box
12/6/2021Neptunes @ BeersWatch  Box
12/6/2021Donkeys @ BellarkesWatch  Box
12/6/2021Dodgers @ HeadHuntersWatch  Box
12/6/2021Buccaneers @ CornWatch  Box
12/6/2021Bombers @ SurfWatch  Box

Latest Message
11/13/2021All-Star Selectionsgbacci
This season's all-stars have been selected. Click the link to find out who was honored.
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Latest Transactions
11/15/2021 Player Signed
Wade LeBlanc picked up by Philedelphia Freedom Fighter
11/15/2021 Player Dropped
Jesse Chavez dropped by Philedelphia Freedom Fighter
11/15/2021 Player Signed
Mark Melancon picked up by Philedelphia Freedom Fighter
Transaction Log  |  Trade Block  |  Report Trade


Latest Public Board Post
12/6/2021 Home/Away Line upsgbacci
SCM yeah that's a good point - you're probably right then the back-end steals and steals against non-catchers balance out the teams that are trying to steal 3rd or ARE stealing against plus arms.... saying most people don't isn't necessarily true, remember there are a LOT of bot teams now, plus people who just don't change that setting.

Anyway, yeah, the big challenge here like we've discussed is that SB success rate just isn't a valid stat UNLESS we start restricting how often a player can steal. (And the argument that we don't do that with At Bats we've discussed before - it's not Apples to Apples....) So the guy who had a 67% rate on 14 attempts, that's fine, but then you're only going to be allowed to have him steal 14 times all season. Is that better? I don't know, I'm torn honestly. I think I've said before if I were rebuilding the sim from scratch I would probably build it that way, more akin to the real steal attempts by a player. A "PC 2.0" engine, that is probably how I'd do it. But even there, the problem is we don't manage the games, so we don't get to pick when we burn one of those 14 attempts.

BTW, I'd probably change at bat logic too... like if you had a guy who only batted 120 times in a season, once he goes over that, he starts getting penalized.

But again, these are things if I change them willy nilly, there would be a mutiny.
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