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Simms powers Cubs to win over Reds

Mike Simms blasted 2 homers, lifting the Cubs to a 8-3 win over Cincinnati. Chicago's Rafael Palmeiro had 4 RBIs. | Box

Lewis shines, Giants still lose to New York

Darren Lewis collected 4 hits last night, but it wasn't enough for the Giants. The Mets won the contest, 8-1. | Box

Bonds blasts off, leads Pirates to win

Barry Bonds blasted 2 homers, lifting the Pirates to a 6-5 win over St. Louis. Tony Womack of the Pirates had 4 hits in the game. | Box

Huge night for Delgado carries Blue Jays to victory

Carlos Delgado was on his game, knocking in 3 runs in Toronto's 7-5 victory over the Royals. Delgado also had 3 hits in the game. | Box

Nilsson shines, Brewers still lose to Minnesota

Dave Nilsson collected 4 hits last night, but it wasn't enough for the Brewers. The Twins won the contest, 6-5. | Box


WHO'S HOT - Last 5 Games

M. Simms, Cubs .5565 HR12 RBI
R. Palmeiro, Cubs .3574 HR10 RBI
D. Erstad, Yankees .3893 HR10 RBI
M. Piazza, Dodgers .4093 HR8 RBI
R. Lankford, Mets .5002 HR9 RBI

WHO'S NOT - Last 5 Games

W. Magee, Phillies 3 for 22 (.136)
M. Morandini, Padres 4 for 22 (.182)
D. Justice, Braves 1 for 18 (.056)
F. Catalanotto, Tigers 3 for 20 (.150)
J. Offerman, Dodgers 5 for 23 (.217)

Leaders: OPS

M. Simms, Cubs 1.296
R. Lankford, Mets 1.239
V. Guerrero, Expos 1.222
M. Alou, Expos 1.138
K. Sefcik, Red Sox 1.135

Leaders: SO/9

B. Tomko, Reds 10.8
S. Hitchcock, Cardinals 9.9
K. Brown, Rangers 9.3
C. Schilling, Orioles 9.3
D. Cone, Royals 9.0

World Series Champions


Congratulations to the Boston Red Sox (disneyboy9) on winning the 1997 World Series.

1999 Expansion

Arizona Diamondbacks
Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Plan to fill rosters
-Players will be imported the same as all other teams
-After imports, before drops are turned on; if an expansion team has less than 15 players on their roster, Commissioner has the right to add filler players from the FA pool to bring the roster up to 15.
-FA that played on an expansion team in the respective year will be assigned to that expansion team
-After rosters are reduced to 27 players, there will be a 4 round expansion draft before the supplemental draft
-Teams will not lose players or the rights to players in order to fill the expansion teams

Other Changes -
1999 - League minimums will be reduced by 30% - 35 AB, 14 IP
-Milwaukee Brewers will move the the NL in 1999
-Each league will have 3 divisions in 1999
-Playoffs will be 3 division winners plus wild card(s) *see below


Decisions to be voted on during 1998 season:
-Houston move to AL: 1999 or 2013
-Playoff Format, 1 or 2 wild card teams for 1999 season

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10/26/2020Re: Fernando Vinaehwhy
As michael55 addressed his concerns about the SS eligibility of Fernando Vina publicly, I am also making my response public.

I appreciate your concern. I did take them into consideration before making my decision on how to proceed.

' a) Players can swap their primary and secondary position or select a position they played during that season.'

Fernando Vina's secondary position in 1996 and 1998 through the end of his career is IF. As such swapping his secondary and primary position allows for the option to play any IF position, aside from C. This is within how the rules were meant to be understood.

If any owner did not make a position change request because of their understanding of the rule, I will accept position change requests until the end of the day tomorrow.

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