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Question??

7/14 Lester Random Chatter 1

How do i delete my sandbox? Read More...

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Thought Experiment

7/14 htennis Random Chatter 12

Hey all, though I would like to get a glimpse of how the community thinks about certain game decisions. For this exercise, assume that all pitchers are identical in all characteristics (handedness, st.. Read More...

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Fielding % or DWAR

Would you guys rather have a .990/0.5 WAR SS or a .960/2 WAR SS? I tend to slightly value fielding % over DWAR because I figure if my SS has a marginally positive DWAR and makes barely any errors .. Read More...

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Out of position

Obviously, there's a penalty for playing out of position. I've seen it mentioned in my short time here, but how much? If I have a SS with a +2.5dW and I put him in the OF (theoretically, an easier .. Read More...

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2019-2019 Custom League

Is anyone in one of these leagues that I can get a link to? Looking to join one with this player pool, trying to do some due diligence on how players perform. Read More...

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Chad Green

Does anyone else use him as an opener? 16.1 IP 3 ER & team is 5-0 I LOVE the option of using guys either way, did it a bit with my OAK teams with limited success. Green was inconsistent in relief &.. Read More...

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Injury Prone Players

Are injuries a random occurrence, or are certain players more prone to injury than others? Just curious. Read More...

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Progression questions

7/11 ncook44 Random Chatter 2

I know what each letter of progression stands for (U. F, C, A, S), but I am beginning my first league that uses them. I have only played classic or real progression before. I would like some advice o.. Read More...

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Can you invite someone to your Sandbox?

7/10 jcsites Random Chatter 1

Can you have another user manage a Sandbox team? Thanks Read More...

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Interesting Statistic

I just read an article that said that since the year 2000 there are an average of 150 Balks called a year in MLB a total of 2430 games - and the record for balks in a game is 5 by Bob Feller. To be.. Read More...

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Keepers in auto leagues and the draft

I thought I was being smart in a keeper league. I decided to sign a couple of my low-80 ranked starters to contracts. I assumed I would still get to choose an elite starter and I would then have at le.. Read More...

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Effect of Saves on Closer potential?

Does the simulator care at all about saves when setting someone as a closer? A few of the top ranked relievers in ATG had little to no saves in the real world. Does that make them a bad choice to put .. Read More...

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very tough to be this bad

statistical anomalies can be crazy somteimes in baseball. check out carlos gomez for me. i know he's a terrible hitter, but given his dwar worth a play in the 8 or 9 hole, but man, this is putrid lo.. Read More...

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Fewest Shot attempts to 80 points?

Just won game going 35-50 in a win. https://www.pennantchase.com/hoopsplayground/boxscore?pgid=750cdc4e-9df0-4532-a4e5-e1e27254a1b6&sid=86dac688-a447-4b75-941f-974f2581c48f And before that a 33-49 ga.. Read More...

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Fav Team free agent pool

7/8 sws33 Random Chatter 2

I've only been in a couple Fav Teams leagues and I'm curious how the free agent pool is determined. I know it's usually very thin in terms of impact players -- sometimes even none at all at certain po.. Read More...

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Welcome to Thunderdome 1

Welcome to Thunderdome. 16 GMs enter, 1 GM leaves (with a trophy and ring). The Set Up: 16 GMs drafted 24 players. The pool of players are from the great yankeebb's "MLB Real Deal - Season 32 .. Read More...

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Help for certain situations

How do you figure out if a runner will score from first on a double, score from third on a deep fly out or beat the throw home for the winning run? I had Carlos Correa in first base and Bregman hi.. Read More...

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Haven't seen this before.....

Favorite Teams League wih ZERO Free Agents for Supplemental Draft!!! https://www.pennantchase.com/lgFreeAgents.aspx?pos=0&lgid=253 - The Sheik Read More...

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Ready to join some leagues

I know I’m not as active as I used to be but I’m here trying to change that With that being said, are there any active private leagues I can join? Read More...

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Auto League with contracts and draft

Who came up with the bright idea to start having auto leagues with keepers, contracts, and a draft in which the previous years managers have keepers and the new owner has to compete with teams startin.. Read More...

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Postseason Stats

It would be awesome if there was a way to save postseason stats In most leagues you rarely see a WS MVP award or NLCS MVP etc Would also be super interesting to see which players have the clutch.. Read More...

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SP/RP Stamina

7/6 sws33 Random Chatter 8

I ran across something unusual during a Fav Team draft. While building my roster, I selected a pitcher with a stamina of 87 (shown in the stats preview right before officially adding him to my roster).. Read More...

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Injuries in first 3 games

What's the deal with this lately? Seems to be happening way more frequently than ever before. Just a mess imo. And not a fan of a guy who played 160 games in real life being injured for more than.. Read More...

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open team

old timers league has an opening currently playing 1933 use real stats each year..and we draft the players on to teams each year and any lack of players for draft import players from two to three .. Read More...

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Bot teams?

I remember when you used to be able to start an autoleague with bot teams if the league wasn't filling. I joined a couple 12 team auto leagues that have been stuck at 9 or 10 teams for well over a w.. Read More...

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Wow!

Just browsing around and saw the most ridiculous stat line for a season I've seen yet... Bernardo Brito 1995 season, in a custom league... .239 avg / 141 hits / 111 HR's / 1 Dbl / 30 Sng / 193 RBI .. Read More...

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open team

mlb the glory years has an opening season is almost completed but have a team that just came open we use real life stats rules a fairly simple come take a peek and see if this is a league for you Read More...

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Progression Question

Anyone ever seen a 33 year old with Classic potential progress in every category rather than regress? I thought that only happened with U progression. Read More...

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Frustrating

Lost 3 times today in the bottom of the 9th blowing a five run lead. 3 times! Ugh! Read More...

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Do Righty/Lefty Matchups Matter?

7/2 BigPhil Random Chatter 12

Do righty vs. lefty matchups play a factor? If so, how big of a factor and are the stats available in the game to show how the batter performs against righties versus lefties? Read More...

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strong defender in large outfield?

I'm in my first season ever playing pennant chase, in a custom league full of fellow newbies, and my team just made the World Series. My home field has a large RF (big disadvantage for lefty hitters),.. Read More...

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Thank you once again...

...Guy for offering such a great escape into the past, particularly in these times. Also thanks for trying to keep us all on our better behavior. Read More...

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is the CPU our friend?

seems like every time i miss a injury move CPU take over and make changes (stupid ones) to my other line ups Read More...

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just a rookie to pennant chase

well the race is on in Auto League 260 3 games with Hackers to decide the Wild Card ..only luck will pull me thru..learning as i go..pitching is the thing ...and dWAR...Rod Read More...

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For us new people

Can any of you pros give us new people your best piece of advice when it comes to drafting your team? Read More...

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Another newbie question

So new to this, but absolutely addicted. Can one of you pros look at my Portland Bounty team and tell me why I’m 6-1 in that league? Did I do something right, or am I just lucky? Trying to learn ho.. Read More...

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back

I am back. I hope you all missed me Read More...

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Help

Can anyone give a newbie some help with his teams? Read More...

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follow up....

6/24 gbacci Random Chatter 6

It's truly sad we had to delete a thread that started as "MLB Back..." I've been running this site for 12 years, and I don't pick sides. Assuming you know my stance on political issues is a grave m.. Read More...

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My User Stats

6/24 kds4316 Random Chatter 5

I just recently passed the 10,000 career wins for auto leagues. I thought it was interesting that in Auto Leagues I have... 10,114 wins (#430) 37 Playoffs (#437) 9 Rings (#397) 12 Cy Youngs (#33.. Read More...

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New Toggles

Love the new toggle on/off switches over all categories in setting players' defense and sac bunts, etc. Huge time saver. Read More...

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Stats

Question. I have a player named Jack Wilson. He’s a zero (0) ranked player with a 4+ Dwar rating. He is in my starting rotation the majority of the time. He is a valuable element to the team I hav.. Read More...

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I don't understand

https://www.pennantchase.com/lgBoxScoreReader.aspx?sid=b061a747-c7e0-4a6b-b17b-ba6f3dc6ad7c&lgid=774 In the game Below my Starter Milt Wilcox pitched into the 8th Inning, and ran out of Stamina and.. Read More...

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Communists and Black Ball Players

Baseball's conscience finally gets his due By Jack Epstein Published 4:00 am PDT, Sunday, July 10, 2005 As virtually everyone knows, Jackie Robinson, the Negro Leagues star who joined the Broo.. Read More...

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vacaton

im going o for a week Read More...

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Sandbox Question

6/19 Lester Random Chatter 3

How do i quit my sandbox league. Read More...

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UT starter

6/18 electro Random Chatter 1

So I have a UT as a secondary position. If I have him in a starter role at 3B is that a bad decision? I'm not quite sure the UT role as what he can do on pennantchase. Thanks Read More...

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Atlanta

We should all say some prayers for Atlanta tonight. The police officers are walking off the job! Read More...

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A ton of walks as of late

Anyone else think there's more walks in the game than there used to be?? Even before my latest game of 5 by my SP, and 11 by my opponent, I realized this. Its really the only unrealistic part of this.. Read More...

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Looking for a Clarification

Park size can either make it easier - Mild or Big Boost or more Difficult Mild or Big Disadvantage - to hit Home Runs my question is Does Moving fences in make it more difficult to tag up and doe.. Read More...

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"F" Progression

6/16 nbb412 Random Chatter 2

I understand F Progression means flat but some of my players have marginal improvement season to season. How does this work exactly? Read More...

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Basketball Question

https://www.pennantchase.com/hoopsplayground/leaguehome?pgid=cf5a62e6-cc02-4729-9a8d-9767c2246fe7 This League had 5 owners yesterday, now only 2 I thought people couldn't quit?? Read More...

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Manager RP decisions

I was recently offered a trade with the main selling point was the RP was a lefty and I didn't have a lefty in my bullpen. My question is: Does this SIM use splits vs left/right to bring in a RP or do.. Read More...

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The local baseball league 2020

in the custom leagues you are a small town team and must win the title against your division and then as the local league champ you must defeat the houston-boston cheaters who have recruited MLB p.. Read More...

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Lol

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Value of Hits Robbed

Is it possible for an outfielder to rob home runs? I have been trying to create my own system for rating players and I might be over valuing hits robbed if I'm including home runs if they can't actual.. Read More...

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Basil Burly

Who the heck is this Basil Burly and where did he come from...I’ve searched for him on google and baseball-reference but to no avail...What a stud! Oh wait and he’s on the commissioner’s team no l.. Read More...

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Minor Leagues/Playoffs

I use my minor leagues for RPs that are out for a day or two. I play my final game of the regular season, locked into the final WC spot. Can I still promote players from minors after the regular s.. Read More...

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Newbie needs a little help

Just drafted my first team through auto league. Looking for a best practices for newbies like me. Is there a pinned post that discusses this? Also the league has a keeper feature, so I’m trying to .. Read More...

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S/U & Closer era's skyrocketing

6/14 CARP8DM Random Chatter 7

In my first 45 games my closer Kenley Jansen has 9 saves, but also 5 BS and Troy Percival also has 5 BS and an era of 8. They have a combined record of 2-5. I have more BlownSaves than saves with a 98.. Read More...

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R/L splits

I haven't looked into this that much...but it feels like just platooning isn't good enough to describe the disparity in the splits Anyone else have any large sample experience to let me know if I s.. Read More...

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Need to go to ONE Division!!!

6/13 Lester Random Chatter 10

It is my opinion that the two divisions is not working. I think if we are not to go back to the way it was with three divisions, then just go to ONE Division. With two divisions you still have the sam.. Read More...

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weird stat card

x-factor league https://www.pennantchase.com/lgPlayerCard.aspx?lgid=889&id=42E1A7C7-5AFE-46A3-A782-D96BF2D20670 gerrit cole Read More...

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Team that benefits most from shutdown..

The Astros, obviously. Even if MLB does play this year, it will be in empty stadiums, which means no fans giving Houston the business. Couldn't have worked out better for the can-bangers..... - The.. Read More...

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College baseball 2024

there are 2 teams open the iowa hawkeyes and the minnesota golden golphers Read More...

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Who's on First?

Who's on first in this game? https://www.pennantchase.com/lgBoxScoreReader.aspx?sid=86026a04-4de7-47ef-9752-133db3b27ca1&lgid=1267 The owner thinks Vince Coleman was, although based on his lineu.. Read More...

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Best system to ensure fair trades?

What are the tools available to make sure your league members can evaluate and potentially vote to overturn trades that might be suspect? Can you set it up so the league can overturn a trade by vote?.. Read More...

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Almost a MLB record

https://www.pennantchase.com/lgBoxScoreReader.aspx?sid=BD876B58-3438-4E59-8793-9A1695D164A6&lgid=1281 It was a 12 inning game but 20 LOB with 16 hits and 9 walks in 12 innings yielded 4 runs! .. Read More...

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Baseball Playoffs - Rotations

Rookie - less than 20 leagues played. Finally made playoffs - have pitching match-up question. Other than looking at which pitchers are out X games - is there a way to determine who the opposing tea.. Read More...

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Glitch in the Matrix??

WHO'S NOT - Last 5 Games U. Washington, Rednecks 3 for 20 (.150) M. McCormick, Wingnuts 5 for 23 (.217) H. Brooks, Silver Sox 7 for 25 (.280) G. Thom.. Read More...

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Awesome

Close game top of 9th. my RP is in to keep it close, gets 1st two outs, then HR, 1B,1B, 2B,1B,1B. awesome. Read More...

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a request

On your regular team page if you click on schedule it lists all your upcoming games vertically by number. It's a minor ask, but I have seen how you can highlight Playoff games and like it, would it.. Read More...

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Here's something odd

Look at this Box score - The Name of the team is Big Cats but on the Boxscore it says Big20 Cats WEIRD https://www.pennantchase.com/lgBoxScoreReader.aspx?sid=149CF654-FF3C-4F4F-99A1-C5F3.. Read More...

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Bad subs/crazy amount of position swaps

Something I have noticed is a position swap issue. Maybe it’s a coincidence that it happened but in this instance, it was unnecessary. Seems like I’ve seen it go this way a few other times. I know we .. Read More...

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Trivia question.....

Which MLB player has won multiple MVP's but never made the all-star team in his career. Hint: He was also a manager of the year. - The Sheik Read More...

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Free agent

Hi. I just signed a free agent and can't figure out how to add him to my active roster. Any help will be greatly appreciated. TIA Read More...

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supplemental draft for Auto League 896

was there a sup. draft for this League and as a stupid rookie i missed it?...went to free agent list no one available pitcher or hitters...have offered up my star hitters for trade i cant buy a SP...i.. Read More...

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Hoops Battle

Slappin the Sheik around in Hoops his team Better call Gasol is 24-6 and 3 of his losses are to my 25-5 Las Vegas Whales :) Read More...

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A First (for me)

Last game of the season between my main opponent for the division, they won the first 2 of 3 loser goes home bc of division structure Glad Scherzer showed up... https://www.pennantchase.com/lgB.. Read More...

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Injuries during game 162

refresh my memory - i assume they roll right into playoffs? Read More...

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SP trades

I've noticed a massive premium being put on SP recently It feels like the meta has become elite pitching, elite defense and an average offense with a 1-2 sluggers I miss the days people valued.. Read More...

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Keeper/Auto League Re-Draft

6/7 sws33 Random Chatter 5

When you sign players in an auto keeper league, how does it affect your draft the following season? For example, I know if I sign a Rk98 SP, the draft will skip my SP1 so I won't be able to draft anot.. Read More...

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Custom League Player Development Tips

Just thought I'd ask for the collective wisdom of the group when it comes to player development over time in a custom progression league. What strategies do people use to develop their young play.. Read More...

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welcome

Many new users don't know there is a FYI board to answer some questions. Search around there is no hurry for anything here. If you cant find your answer, don't be bullied into not asking. Ask away. T.. Read More...

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Draft Question

My draft is tomorrow night and I would like to know what category to focus on when picking a player to draft...rank or another statistical category. Read More...

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Best Commish? / Custom Leagues

So, I'm relatively new here... joined a few weeks ago. I quickly jumped into various Auto leagues to see how it goes. Doing ok there, but I figure the Custom Leagues might be even more interesting.. Read More...

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Defensive Subs

6/6 tonyb Random Chatter 1

First, love this amazing game. So brilliant and fun for a baseball nerd like me. Couple problems with defensive subs. 1) Can’t figure out how to turn off defensive subbing completely, just adjust.. Read More...

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I think i like three divisions better

What do you guys think? Read More...

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just a rookie to pennant chase

so if this question stupid be kind...is there any advantage in stradegy for subs and pinch hitting by choosing YES to all players (this is Auto League)or does it matter ?...thank u...Rod Read More...

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Injuries - Playoffs

Questions: 1)Can players get injured during the playoffs? 2) Do injuries carry into the playoffs? Thank you in advance. Read More...

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Basketball frozen?

6/4 Jamin Random Chatter 1

Hi! I think basketball is frozen! I really think the basketball is fun!!! Read More...

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Automatic DH switch

I’ve had this strange thing happen several times where I put someone in at DH on their rest day and saved it and the CPU has automatically put someone else from my bench in the position. Does anyone k.. Read More...

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Mcgwire

I can't find previous posts regarding Mac, but I'm sure there's some. I think i even asked last year. But I have him in an ATGs league, and based on ad distant memory, I changed his stats to 2000 c.. Read More...

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Unusually high SB success rate

My roster of all-time Cleveland Indians swiped a lot of bases. Joe Jackson stole 93 out of 121 tries. Not too shabby, a 77% success rate. I'd take that all day long, and I did! What's crazy is the res.. Read More...

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pedro martinez

for some reason my pedro problem hasnt improved. anybody else dealing with this. pedro in all my leagues has been pitching terrible. Read More...

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draft order

i joined hoops c6bleb (80-89) only 2 in league at this posting...any way to get a better draft order than 6th...at least 2nd...since i was the 2nd to join...post this with all due respect to creator o.. Read More...

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Catcher DWAR

Does it help your pitching staff if you have a catcher with a high DWAR vs -DWAR? Read More...

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Confusing Loss?

How does a starting pitcher get a loss giving up just 2 runs in an 11-6 loss? https://www.pennantchase.com/lgBoxScoreReader.aspx?sid=D5311734-71A1-4196-8421-54A77629B9F1&lgid=1244 Read More...

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Houston...3 seasons only

6/1 REVEJB Random Chatter 14

Wondering if it is time to move Houston to 3 seasons only for My Favorite Teams leagues. Seeing loads of dominant Houston teams out there. Just thinking out loud. Read More...

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Tiebreaker

how are ties in the standings decided in the public auto leagues for playoffs? Read More...