Category Archives: Auction

2014 Fantasy All Stars

It’s easy to find lists of the best players in fantasy baseball. Lots of people have opinions on the matter, and plenty use formulas and models to rank players. Clayton Kershaw is baseball’s best starter, and was likely the most valuable pitcher … Continue reading

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One more benefit of FAAB: Easier Trading

In my post this morning forgot to mention another benefit of using FAAB: you can trade it! This encourages trading in multiple ways. First, trading FAAB can help balance out a trade offer. Sometimes you’re close to agreement, but think … Continue reading

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Free Agent Handling and FAAB

My two long-time baseball leagues, the Park Slope Rotisserie League, and the Ezra Stiles Rotisserie Association, both share the same free agent bidding/handling system, and I like it quite a bit. One of the big questions in fantasy sports leagues … Continue reading

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Auction Weekend Recap

This past weekend we had the auctions for my two long-time leagues, the Park Slope Rotisserie League, a traditional 4×4 AL-only league, and the Ezra Stiles Rotisserie Association, a 4×4 NL league. This is the 25th season of the ESRA … Continue reading

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Updated RotoValue MLB Projections

I’ve previously described my process for projecting playing time, and I’ve done another update. After reviewing injury reports again, I’ve tweaked the part of the season some players are expected to miss, and then rerun the rest of the numbers, adjusting … Continue reading

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RotoValue Prices – a WAR For Fantasy Sports

So how are RotoValue auction prices computed anyway? One way to think of them is as a sort of WAR for fantasy sports. Tom Tango has done a great job explaining WAR, emphasizing that it is a framework, and thus you … Continue reading

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