YAATFBLT: Looking for active fantasy baseball managers

Xenon

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I'm looking for a few more managers to fill out another yahoo fantasy baseball league. I wanted to spice things up this season, so I've come up with something kind of unique for fantasy baseball. You pick your team. On draft day I will place all the players from whatever team you pick onto your roster. Then we will draft the remaining players (from teams no one picked) via the message board. The person who's team had the worst record last season gets first, second and third picks, and so on...This should help even out the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees of the league. The league is roto (5x5). So join up if you want something different.

The following teams have already been selected.

Astros
Yankees
Cubs
Red Sox
Angels

Once you sign up make your selection on the message board. It's first come first serve, and remember to give me control of your team so I can place the drafted players onto your roster. Good luck!

league id: 16105
password: superfun
 

Xenon

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Hellooooo out there... Anyone interested in a different kind of fantasy baseball league?
 

jonnyjack

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this sounds interesting...i'll join. i currently have 4 leagues to my yahoo id, which is the max so i joined under a different ID i wish to use. i have 3 leagues for my personal league with friends to save draft times. but will delete 2 of them once we settle on a draft time.

but count me in with the st. louis cardinals.

how many players will we have per team? you said we would draft from the teams no one picked so i'm just wondering...thanks!
 

Xenon

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I've set roster sizes to the max allowed by yahoo, which is 30. I'm seriously thinking about the suggestion you came up with, but not sure how that would work for teams with two players fighting for the same position.
 

jonnyjack

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if two players are fighting for the same position (platoon) then they are probably not good enough to be on a fantasy team. in the case of the yankees, arod does not have 3B eligibility yet but they will give it to him so you can just add jeter and arod to whoever has the yanks without adding 3B...
 

Xenon

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We have 7 teams now, and are still looking for a few more.

The following teams have already been selected.

Yankees
Red Sox
Cubs
Astros
Angels
Cardinals
 

Xenon

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Still accepting signups until tonight. We have 8 teams registered so far.

Yankees
Red Sox
Cubs
Astros
Cards
Angels
Padres
Blue Jays

edit: just tried joining under my alternate yahoo id and its still working. Make sure you use the free fantasy baseball link instead of the fantasy baseball plus link.
 

Xenon

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Btw, just to show those that were concerned about the lopsidedness (that a word?) of teams. This is how draft positions look with just 8 teams.

Padres-1,2,3,25,26,27,49,50,51
Angels-4,5,6,28,29,30,52,53,54
Cards-7,8,9,31,32,33,55,56,57
Jays-10,11,12,34,35,36,58,59,60
Stros-13,14,15,37,38,39,61,62,63
Cubs-16,17,18,40,41,42,64,65,66
Bosox-19,20,21,43,44,45,67,68,69
Yankees-22,23,24,46,47,48,70,71,72
 

Xenon

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Last bump. I promise. :p

Ok we have 9 teams now and I would like to see at least a couple more.
We are going to start this thing tonight. To update everyone we are starting by picking your favorite team. I will then place each starter from that team onto the 24 man roster of your team using the offline draft function of the yahoo fantasy league. Then we will begin drafting of the remaining players based on the 2003 records of the teams chosen. Right now the draft selections look like this.

Padres-1,2,3,28,29,30,55,56,57
Angels-4,5,6,31,32,33,58,59,60
Cards-7,8,9,34,35,36,61,62,63
Jays-10,11,12,37,38,39,64,65,66
Stros-13,14,15,40,41,42,67,68,69
Cubs-16,17,18,43,44,45,70,71,72
Seattle-19,20,21,46,47,48,73,74,75
Bosox-22,23,24,49,50,51,76,77,78
Yankees-25,26,27,52,53,54,79,80,81

One last thing. I need to have control of your team in order to place message board drafted players onto your roster, you can switch it off once drafting is done.
 

Xenon

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Ok. Who joined as Long March Rocket? The league is in draft mode now and you are up.
 

Xenon

Senior member
Oct 16, 1999
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Looking for the manager that joined as Hentgen's Back. We need you to add 3 players to your roster.
 

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