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Serious Biz Dynasty - Year 13???

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2020 Edition

13th year, 2nd board, 3rd thread

12 teams, 480 rostered players

Welcome Fat Drunk & Stupid

RIP former league members Finless and Tremendous Upside

Link to old thread

Next steps:

  1. Protect 25 players by Feb 3.  Google sheet in progress
  2. See if Greedygoat's friend still works for CBS Paid
  3. FOUR round competitive balance draft in reverse order of 2019 standings (Non-snake).  Each team can only lose three unprotected players.
  4. Process any necessary drops to get all teams back to 40 man rosters
  5. Annual waivers cycle using waivers order carried over from last year.
  6. Open transactions (FCFS) for the remainder of the season
  7. Spartans Rule is holding the funds again this year (I think)
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I'd be interested. Not a very schticky poster around these parts with any real reputation or anything but I've been hanging round FBG's for quite a long time. Like to think I know my baseball and am a decently active poster in this forum.

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Do you play at ESPN or Yahoo or somewhere else? Edit: What is BBT?

Also, how do you handle adding Cubans or Japan League players? Does someone keep a spreadsheet of who has who?

League sounds intriguing. Please keep me in mind for a spot.

Edited by Fariq

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League is hosted on CBS. BBT is a defunct site that pre-dates this board.

We track players not in the CBS database on the league site. With Tanaka and the Cubans coming in this year, there's currently nobody on the list but there usually are a handful of names.

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Away from my computer right now but will be back a little later on today to figure the dispersal draft stuff...

GWB, assume we want to do snake draft? Highest roll for first pick?

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DICE ROLL INSTRUCTIONS

Dice roll at this link

1d1000, 1 time

Send the results to wisruthroll@gmail.com and to your own e-mail address Please put Serious Biz and your FBG handle in the subject line.

Rolls will be ordered from largest to smallest.

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Not sure if the first one went through because I got a non responding from Safari but if it did it went to the wisruthroll address... I rolled again if it didn't go through and got a 927. So if my first roll went through to the email I will take that but if not I think it is 927.

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927 confirmed you guys can start. If a pick isn't in cbs pls point it out

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So we can pick from anyone from the two teams released back into the pool plus anyone else not already on a current roster, correct?

Yep

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The new guys are about halfway through the dispersal draft.

We should be starting the annual one round add/drop draft early this week.

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The new guys are about halfway through the dispersal draft.

We should be starting the annual one round add/drop draft early this week.

Just finished up the draft... Not sure if I took too many or too few prospects to round out my team but the depth thinned out real quick with the draft.

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New teams have been entered on league site. Please doublecheck and let me know of any errors.

The one round add/drop draft can begin at any time. PLEASE BE SURE TO INDICATE WHO YOU'RE DROPPING (except for new teams)

  1. harryhood
  2. RnR
  3. Boubucarow
  4. Berserker
  5. NV
  6. pik95
  7. Spartans Rule
  8. eephus
  9. Hoos First
  10. HellToupee
  11. Greedygoat
  12. GWB/Flying Elvis (order TBD)

ETA: harryhood PMed. I'm traveling this week so would appreciate any help in keeping this moving. NV is out of pocket until Tuesday.

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Oh, the choices are overwhelming. :mellow:

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Yea

Oh, the choices are overwhelming. :mellow:

Yeah, that's a problem in years with dispersal drafts

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Yea

Oh, the choices are overwhelming. :mellow:

Yeah, that's a problem in years with dispersal drafts

For a guy like myself that traded his RP last season with the idea of trying to replenish the corp after an off-season that opened up a spot or two, it's a complete screw job. No way around it, really.

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Yea

Oh, the choices are overwhelming. :mellow:

Yeah, that's a problem in years with dispersal drafts

For a guy like myself that traded his RP last season with the idea of trying to replenish the corp after an off-season that opened up a spot or two, it's a complete screw job. No way around it, really.

There will always be closers available

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Just wondering who/how I send the payment for the league to?

Also not sure if everything is open for business yet but I'm open to receiving offers on any players. Tried my best to just kind of stockpile talent/chips in the dispersal draft so now looking to build the team in my image.

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Yea

Oh, the choices are overwhelming. :mellow:

Yeah, that's a problem in years with dispersal drafts

For a guy like myself that traded his RP last season with the idea of trying to replenish the corp after an off-season that opened up a spot or two, it's a complete screw job. No way around it, really.

There will always be closers available

0 projected saves on my roster. (and it was by design)

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New teams have been entered on league site. Please doublecheck and let me know of any errors.

The one round add/drop draft can begin at any time. PLEASE BE SURE TO INDICATE WHO YOU'RE DROPPING (except for new teams)

  1. harryhood
  2. RnR
  3. Boubucarow
  4. Berserker
  5. NV
  6. pik95
  7. Spartans Rule
  8. eephus
  9. Hoos First
  10. HellToupee
  11. Greedygoat
  12. GWB/Flying Elvis (order TBD)

ETA: harryhood PMed. I'm traveling this week so would appreciate any help in keeping this moving. NV is out of pocket until Tuesday.

Explain this to me like I'm Finless.

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New teams have been entered on league site. Please doublecheck and let me know of any errors.

The one round add/drop draft can begin at any time. PLEASE BE SURE TO INDICATE WHO YOU'RE DROPPING (except for new teams)

  1. harryhood
  2. RnR
  3. Boubucarow
  4. Berserker
  5. NV
  6. pik95
  7. Spartans Rule
  8. eephus
  9. Hoos First
  10. HellToupee
  11. Greedygoat
  12. GWB/Flying Elvis (order TBD)

ETA: harryhood PMed. I'm traveling this week so would appreciate any help in keeping this moving. NV is out of pocket until Tuesday.

Explain this to me like I'm Finless.

Waiver wire locks at the end of the season. It reopens in March with a one-round draft from worst to first to allow people to make transactions. You guys took all the good players this year, rendering it a fairly useless exercise this season. In years that we don't have a dispersal draft, the bottom five or so usually end up with a pretty useful player out of all this.

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New teams have been entered on league site. Please doublecheck and let me know of any errors.

The one round add/drop draft can begin at any time. PLEASE BE SURE TO INDICATE WHO YOU'RE DROPPING (except for new teams)

  1. harryhood
  2. RnR
  3. Boubucarow
  4. Berserker
  5. NV
  6. pik95
  7. Spartans Rule
  8. eephus
  9. Hoos First
  10. HellToupee
  11. Greedygoat
  12. GWB/Flying Elvis (order TBD)

ETA: harryhood PMed. I'm traveling this week so would appreciate any help in keeping this moving. NV is out of pocket until Tuesday.

Explain this to me like I'm Finless.

Waiver wire locks at the end of the season. It reopens in March with a one-round draft from worst to first to allow people to make transactions. You guys took all the good players this year, rendering it a fairly useless exercise this season. In years that we don't have a dispersal draft, the bottom five or so usually end up with a pretty useful player out of all this.

Yeah, I get that. Just not sure why we would be included at this point. Seems like we shouldn't be involved in this for this year. I'm also not sure I follow the comment about the "new teams" not indicating who we're dropping.

Edited by Giant Wooden Badger

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New teams have been entered on league site. Please doublecheck and let me know of any errors.

The one round add/drop draft can begin at any time. PLEASE BE SURE TO INDICATE WHO YOU'RE DROPPING (except for new teams)

  1. harryhood
  2. RnR
  3. Boubucarow
  4. Berserker
  5. NV
  6. pik95
  7. Spartans Rule
  8. eephus
  9. Hoos First
  10. HellToupee
  11. Greedygoat
  12. GWB/Flying Elvis (order TBD)

ETA: harryhood PMed. I'm traveling this week so would appreciate any help in keeping this moving. NV is out of pocket until Tuesday.

Explain this to me like I'm Finless.

Waiver wire locks at the end of the season. It reopens in March with a one-round draft from worst to first to allow people to make transactions. You guys took all the good players this year, rendering it a fairly useless exercise this season. In years that we don't have a dispersal draft, the bottom five or so usually end up with a pretty useful player out of all this.

Yeah, I get that. Just not sure why we would be included at this point. Seems like we shouldn't be involved in this for this year. I'm also not sure I follow the comment about the "new teams" not indicating who we're dropping.

Oh, well I guess more or less you're getting the last priority to make a selection before it becomes a FCFS for everyone else. Its entirely likely you guys would simply pass on that option.

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Though I too am puzzled by you not needing to drop anyone.

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Though I too am puzzled by you not needing to drop anyone.

What is the roster max? I think we have 36 now. Is it 37 or something?

36 with a DL slot I believe.

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Yea

Oh, the choices are overwhelming. :mellow:

Yeah, that's a problem in years with dispersal drafts

For a guy like myself that traded his RP last season with the idea of trying to replenish the corp after an off-season that opened up a spot or two, it's a complete screw job. No way around it, really.

There will always be closers available

0 projected saves on my roster. (and it was by design)

I have a few, BTW. :coffee:

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I'm up for a trade. Sp to deal. Nothing major but wouldn't mind moving a SP for a bat.

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I'd like to get some younger bats on my team. I have some talent to deal that could really help a team that needs pitching this year. Probably my highest end chip is Cliff Lee. Can also help people out with saves as well. Willing to deal most others though too. Not looking to tear everything down and rebuild but some young major league hitters or pitchers would help out.

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Though I too am puzzled by you not needing to drop anyone.

What is the roster max? I think we have 36 now. Is it 37 or something?

36 with a DL slot I believe.

There's an injured slot that's effectively a 37th man. CBS injury info on minor leaguers is worthless so I stopped enforcement of the DL two years ago.

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Though I too am puzzled by you not needing to drop anyone.

What is the roster max? I think we have 36 now. Is it 37 or something?

36 with a DL slot I believe.

There's an injured slot that's effectively a 37th man. CBS injury info on minor leaguers is worthless so I stopped enforcement of the DL two years ago.

Okay, makes sense then. I have a few names still on my shortlist.

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I'd like to get some younger bats on my team. I have some talent to deal that could really help a team that needs pitching this year. Probably my highest end chip is Cliff Lee. Can also help people out with saves as well. Willing to deal most others though too. Not looking to tear everything down and rebuild but some young major league hitters or pitchers would help out.

I'll take a look. I have not much depth at all but I am in a spot to try and make a push.

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Mentioned this in the old thread...

I'm listening on Billy Hamilton.

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Mentioned this in the old thread...

I'm listening on Billy Hamilton.

Mentioned this in the old thread...

I'm listening on Billy Hamilton.

Sent you a wth offer.

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Can somebody PM harryhood and tell him to pick in the thread & not on CBS. TIA

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First trade done.

Hoos gets David Ortiz

Panchos get Brandon Belt

Hopefully Ortiz will help me out for 2 years.

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Semi-available: David Wright, Shin-Soo Choo, Max Scherzer, Cole Hamels, Bobby Parnell.

Very available: Miguel Montero, Jhonny Peralta, Coco Crisp, Will Venable, Jake Peavy.

Goal is to get younger without totally blowing up the team. Looking for young MLB players or nearly-ready prospects.

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I don't have much depth but would make a deal. Someone send me an offer please. I will move pitchers.

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This draft thing hasn't started yet, correct?

Well, technically harryhood has been on the clock for like 3 days.

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