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redsfandan
01-23-2009, 01:46 AM
I was wondering how people feel about them and if anyone would have any interest in a Redszone league.

camisadelgolf
01-24-2009, 04:02 PM
I've done a RedsZone league in the past, and I would join it again.

Stephenk29
01-24-2009, 07:45 PM
we did one last year, I'm always interested.

WMR
02-01-2009, 02:39 PM
I'll do one if it's through Yahoo.

Dom Heffner
02-01-2009, 02:42 PM
I would be up for one as long as it wasn't 5x5 or anything that even remotely rewards the stolen base.

nate
02-01-2009, 04:08 PM
Bring it!

There's no way you guys can keep up with my endless string of lateral moves.

*BaseClogger*
02-01-2009, 04:14 PM
I'm down if it's on Yahoo and is a 5x5 Roto league...

WMR
02-01-2009, 04:15 PM
Uh oh our first league disagreement LOL

WMR
02-01-2009, 04:15 PM
I've never played fantasy bball b/f... can someone give me the low-down between roto and h2h?

camisadelgolf
02-01-2009, 10:38 PM
I'll do it if it's not Yahoo, a pay league, and stolen bases only.

*BaseClogger*
02-03-2009, 04:38 PM
I've never played fantasy bball b/f... can someone give me the low-down between roto and h2h?

H2H is like fantasy football. You match up with another team in the league and over a week try to compile a better BA, more HR, more R, more RBI, and more SB. For pitchers you want to have more W, lower ERA and WHIP, more K, and more Saves. (the traditional "5x5" categories). The team who wins a majority of the 5x5 categories gets the Win for that week, and you continue to play it out for the entire 26 week season.

Roto is the traditional version of fantasy baseball. (I'm biased, so might I add the best! :)) Rather than matching up against a specific team, you are matched against the rest of the league. You use the same 5x5 categories. For each category the team with the most/best gets points equal to the number of teams in the league. (For example, in a standard 12 team league, if you have the most home runs of any team in the league then you get 12 points. Second gets 11 points, and so on...) The team with the most overall points is in first place.

I hope that helps... :)

mbgrayson
02-05-2009, 10:22 AM
Count me in on a 5x5 Yahoo league....

elfmanvt07
02-05-2009, 10:29 AM
I prefer H2H also, although depending on how editable the league would be, I'm ALSO for taking out SB. I have no problem with a 4X5 league (and I've seen them many times.)

AtomicDumpling
02-05-2009, 06:39 PM
I will play in a Yahoo 5x5 roto league. Sounds like fun.

nate
02-05-2009, 07:06 PM
OK, is someone keeping track?

I'm getting my best smack talk together.

*BaseClogger*
02-06-2009, 12:34 AM
I am willing to commish...

CTA513
02-06-2009, 12:48 AM
I'll join a Redszone yahoo league if someone creates one.

redsfandan
02-06-2009, 03:45 PM
I think the first thing we have to do is find out what everyone wants to play (or is open to playing). I've only done 5x5 but I've noticed a few people don't want to deal with steals so I'm open to participating in a league like that although I wouldn't prefer it. A dynasty/keeper league has alot of appeal to me maybe even with a few minor league rounds. So what does eveyone else prefer in a league setup?

By the way, I'm not positive but I think yahoo had a feature last year that allowed a team to have two owners. Their fantasy baseball isn't up yet so I don't know if that's possible this year or how it would work but it's something to remember in case there are people that are interested in a league but have time limitations or if someone just wants to partner with someone.

Stephenk29
02-06-2009, 04:26 PM
A dynasty/keeper league has alot of appeal to me maybe even with a few minor league rounds. So what does eveyone else prefer in a league setup?


I'm in one of these right now, pretty sweet I think.

AtomicDumpling
02-06-2009, 05:46 PM
I think the first thing we have to do is find out what everyone wants to play (or is open to playing). I've only done 5x5 but I've noticed a few people don't want to deal with steals so I'm open to participating in a league like that although I wouldn't prefer it. A dynasty/keeper league has alot of appeal to me maybe even with a few minor league rounds. So what does eveyone else prefer in a league setup?

By the way, I'm not positive but I think yahoo had a feature last year that allowed a team to have two owners. Their fantasy baseball isn't up yet so I don't know if that's possible this year or how it would work but it's something to remember in case there are people that are interested in a league but have time limitations or if someone just wants to partner with someone.

Yahoo 5x5 Roto standard settings
10-12 Teams
Mixed League (NL &AL players)
Dynasty Keeper league
25-30 roster slots
1 extra UTIL starting slot
1 extra P starting slot + 75 IP limit
All owners must use their RedsZone username as their team name.
Live draft with 12 hour limit for each pick. Draft will take about two weeks.

Plus a commitment from each owner to pay attention all season long and to play in future years also.

If anyone is interested in this structure I can go ahead and set it up.

*BaseClogger*
02-06-2009, 06:28 PM
Yahoo 5x5 Roto standard settings
10-12 Teams
Mixed League (NL &AL players)
Dynasty Keeper league
25-30 roster slots
1 extra UTIL starting slot
1 extra P starting slot + 75 IP limit
All owners must use their RedsZone username as their team name.
Live draft with 12 hour limit for each pick. Draft will take about two weeks.

Plus a commitment from each owner to pay attention all season long and to play in future years also.

If anyone is interested in this structure I can go ahead and set it up.

http://msp273.photobucket.com/albums/jj223/DannyLaggy/borat.jpg

AtomicDumpling
02-06-2009, 07:08 PM
http://msp273.photobucket.com/albums/jj223/DannyLaggy/borat.jpg

I owe you some payback after you stole the championship from me on the last day of the AL-only league last season. :bash::bash:

*BaseClogger*
02-06-2009, 07:34 PM
I owe you some payback after you stole the championship from me on the last day of the AL-only league last season. :bash::bash:

Stole? We were duking it out the entire season. If I remember correctly you got Sabathia and I got Harden off of waivers.

And It was the NL-only league. Big boys play NL-only leagues... ;)

AtomicDumpling
02-06-2009, 08:15 PM
Stole? We were duking it out the entire season. If I remember correctly you got Sabathia and I got Harden off of waivers.

And It was the NL-only league. Big boys play NL-only leagues... ;)

Yeah, you stole it from me on the last day. It was fair and square, I did not intend the word "stole" to mean anything improper.

I was ahead all season long and you beat me out on the last day. It sucked.

I did win the AL league though. 1st in one league and 2nd in the other so I don't have anything to whine about. I do intend to pay you back this year for your last-second victory. We need to remind Justin to get those leagues going again pretty soon.

*BaseClogger*
02-06-2009, 08:38 PM
Yeah, you stole it from me on the last day. It was fair and square, I did not intend the word "stole" to mean anything improper.

I was ahead all season long and you beat me out on the last day. It sucked.

I did win the AL league though. 1st in one league and 2nd in the other so I don't have anything to whine about. I do intend to pay you back this year for your last-second victory. We need to remind Justin to get those leagues going again pretty soon.

Ha I definitely meant a joking tone. I wish there was a way to see the standings over the season though because I could swear I sporadically held first place throughout the season.

Are we still doing the 'World Series' league?

mbgrayson
02-06-2009, 08:39 PM
Yeah, you stole it from me on the last day. It was fair and square, I did not intend the word "stole" to mean anything improper.

I was ahead all season long and you beat me out on the last day. It sucked.

I did win the AL league though. 1st in one league and 2nd in the other so I don't have anything to whine about. I do intend to pay you back this year for your last-second victory. We need to remind Justin to get those leagues going again pretty soon.

I was the Montana Reds and Montana Mariners in those leagues...Finished 2nd in the AL and 4th in the NL. My AL team looks pretty good, but my NL team there needs some work.

I agree that we need to start preparing for those leagues too.

AtomicDumpling
02-06-2009, 09:01 PM
Ha I definitely meant a joking tone. I wish there was a way to see the standings over the season though because I could swear I sporadically held first place throughout the season.

Are we still doing the 'World Series' league?

Oh yeah! I forgot about the World Series league. That should be really cool too.

You may have been in first for a while. I can't remember anymore.

Looks like Montana Reds/Mariners is in the house and ready for another go.

I emailed Gonads (Justin) to see if he is ready to get things rolling. I haven't heard back yet. I forget his Redszone username. Do you guys remember?

WMR
02-06-2009, 09:20 PM
I'm down for all leagues, including the Dynasty league, AD.

AtomicDumpling
02-06-2009, 10:28 PM
I'm down for all leagues, including the Dynasty league, AD.

Sweet. I know you are a fun guy so we are glad to have you involved.

I will set it up once we get a few more people that want to play. Yahoo has not started the signups yet, so I can't create the league until they do.

I am sure lots of people will be interested, but they might not be thinking about fantasy baseball just yet.

WMR
02-06-2009, 11:14 PM
Sweet. I know you are a fun guy so we are glad to have you involved.

I will set it up once we get a few more people that want to play. Yahoo has not started the signups yet, so I can't create the league until they do.

I am sure lots of people will be interested, but they might not be thinking about fantasy baseball just yet.

Sweet. :beerme:

This was my first year playing fantasy football. Now playing fantasy bball (NBA). Figure I should go for the trifecta. lol

AtomicDumpling
02-07-2009, 12:30 AM
Sweet. :beerme:

This was my first year playing fantasy football. Now playing fantasy bball (NBA). Figure I should go for the trifecta. lol

You might as well go for it. Especially considering that baseball is the best of the bunch. Fantasy football is fun, but it takes the least skill and strategy. Baseball requires the most. I enjoy fantasy basketball also.

*BaseClogger*
02-07-2009, 12:51 AM
I emailed Gonads (Justin) to see if he is ready to get things rolling. I haven't heard back yet. I forget his Redszone username. Do you guys remember?

REDblooded?

AtomicDumpling
02-07-2009, 01:43 AM
REDblooded?

Yep. That's it. Thanks.

I will PM him soon if he doesn't reply to my email.

I noticed we had one owner that abandoned his team back in April. We should probably ditch him this year.

elfmanvt07
02-09-2009, 12:00 PM
Count me in as well. I prefer H2H, but I'll play whatever.

Stephenk29
02-10-2009, 02:17 PM
throw me in there as well

Emin3mShady07
02-10-2009, 02:39 PM
I'd like to join, but I kinda want my team name to be KennyWilliamsMustDie as opposed to my Reds Zone User Name.

redsfandan
02-11-2009, 10:07 AM
...
By the way, I'm not positive but I think yahoo had a feature last year that allowed a team to have two owners. Their fantasy baseball isn't up yet so I don't know if that's possible this year or how it would work but it's something to remember in case there are people that are interested in a league but have time limitations or if someone just wants to partner with someone.

Looks like people CAN do this which is cool. Plus I like this new addition:
"Take full control of your live online draft. Choose a snaking or non-snaking draft order. Allow owners to trade draft picks. Let teams pick more than once per round. Set your league's draft order based on your own custom keeper rules."

AtomicDumpling attempted to pm me but my mailbox was full although I did receive a notice that he tried (which is nice to know). I sent him a pm so we should have the league up sometime today but by friday at the latest.

Also, with as many people as we have on this site we should be able to have at least one more league. I'm game. Just in case he hasn't already done it, I'll setup a league with the settings set out by AtomicDumpling and wait for a reply by him. I'll also setup one that will have slightly different settings.

AtomicDumpling
02-11-2009, 04:23 PM
Redsfandan,

I tried to PM you but your mailbox was full....

Stephenk29
02-12-2009, 05:16 PM
I think I've asked this already, but who do you eliminate? Have to keep 4.

Granderson, Morneau, Youkilis, Ichiro, Hamilton

mbgrayson
02-12-2009, 08:32 PM
I think I've asked this already, but who do you eliminate? Have to keep 4.

Granderson, Morneau, Youkilis, Ichiro, Hamilton


Depends on the league format. Can you play two 1st basemen? Is it an AL only league? I assume it is a keeper league? Points league, H2H or 5x5 roto?

Without knowing the answers to these questions, I would be looking at letting Granderson or Morneau go...

919191
02-13-2009, 02:21 AM
Anyone have a H2H league going?

Stephenk29
02-14-2009, 08:08 PM
Rotissere 5x5 only one at each position and a UTL

redsfandan
02-15-2009, 03:53 PM
Anyone have a H2H league going?

I think some of the others expressed interest in H2H as well so you may want to start a separate thread that's specifically for people interested in H2H. Just an idea.

redsfandan
02-15-2009, 03:55 PM
Before I realized that AtomicDumpling had already setup a league I setup two leagues as possibilities for us to use. I hadn't done anything in the last few days with them cuz I wasn't sure if I'd keep either one. But in the last few days I've received notifications from yahoo that some people, presumably browsing the yahoo custom leagues, were interested in one of the leagues possibly because the settings are a little different. So I thought I'd keep that one, make it available here first, and than open it up to the general yahoo community in a couple days. Since this thread has become kinda "unspecific" I'll post the info in a separate thread.