Category Archives: Draft

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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Going 9 Expert Draft

Last night I took part in the Going 9 Experts League draft. We started late (11:00 PM EDT), but the event was fast and fun. We drafted a total of 300 players in under 140 minutes, so it went much … Continue reading

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Going 9 AL Recap

So I did a draft for an AL league sponsored by Going 9 Baseball, with 12 teams, so it’s a deep league. We drafted 25 players each, and it took a little over 3 hours to complete online. After doing a … Continue reading

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An Auction Guy Gets Drafted

I’ve blogged about participating in a fantasy baseball mock draft last weekend, but I have a confession: I’d never before done a straight baseball draft. I’ve been playing fantasy sports for over two decades, and I’ve done fantasy football drafts … Continue reading

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Mock Draft Review

So I uploaded the results of the Going9baseball mock draft to my web site as the 5×5 mixed demo league, and from there I can run projected standings. These numbers assume the lineups stay the same all year, and use … Continue reading

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Mock Draft Reflections

Today I did a mock draft online, which was quite an experience. First, I’d like to thank Mark Healy of http://www.going9baseball.com/ for inviting me to participate. It was fast and fun – we used http://www.mockdraftcentral.com to hold it, and it was configured to allow … Continue reading

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Mock Draft Results

I’ve uploaded the rosters for the mock draft to my web site as the 5×5 demo league. I’ll have a fuller post on the full experience later on, but for now, here’s some projected standings using the consensus of the … Continue reading

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