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Discussion in 'Archive: The Arena' started by Rogue...Jedi, Mar 27, 2010.

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  1. Rogue...Jedi

    Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I added a few roster spots. Teams will have 30 spots, including 4 bench spots. Given that we have so few teams, I don't think it should be a problem. That said, if anyone wants to object before the draft starts, I'll cut it back down a bit.
     
  2. Jedi_Johnson

    Jedi_Johnson Jedi Master star 5

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    I can live with that. Looking forward to all the fun folks!
     
  3. Rogue...Jedi

    Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Draft window now available... I'm picking third. Hmmm...
     
  4. Jedi_Johnson

    Jedi_Johnson Jedi Master star 5

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    Got lucky this year. 1st pick.
     
  5. Rogue...Jedi

    Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    At least 4 of us are there live right now :)

    I make no claims in advance about drafting a good team :p For that matter, I rather doubt I'll be making any claims later, either [face_laugh]
     
  6. Jedi Gunny

    Jedi Gunny Yahtzee Host star 9 VIP - Game Host

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    I'm glad that I got there in time to draft.
     
  7. Rogue...Jedi

    Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Can we make it a catcher-only league? I'll take my chances with Mauer and McCann against any two other catchers out there :p
     
  8. Jedi_Johnson

    Jedi_Johnson Jedi Master star 5

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    I've only got one good catcher.... so no. haha.
     
  9. Rogue...Jedi

    Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Oh, and did I mention I also have Russell Martin? According to yahoo's list, he's supposedly the #5 catcher out there :p

    And I took him in the 20th round, when some of you didn't have any catchers yet :p
     
  10. -polymath-

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    I had Martin last season and he was a major bust for me. There was no way I was going to take him this year. Mauer got plucked right before I was going to take him. The man is a stud.

    I've never played with so many roster spots available. It'll make the dynamics fairly interesting. Is there an add/drop limit? I guess I should check the settings.
     
  11. Rogue...Jedi

    Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    No add/drop limit, and players are available in FA immediately after the draft if you need to make any moves now (no waiver post-draft). There is a waiver still after you drop a player

    I already added Adam LaRoche, since Berkman's on the DL.
     
  12. Jedi_Johnson

    Jedi_Johnson Jedi Master star 5

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    I need the Rangers to officially put Kinsler on the DL so that I can make moves. Until then, I've got nothing.
     
  13. Rogue...Jedi

    Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Yeah, there shouldn't be much for people to do immediately.

    I'm somewhat amused that I have 3 of the 5 Braves starting pitchers... plus a few of the everyday players. Probably not a good thing, since its too many eggs in one basket, but 2 of those three pitchers (Lowe and Hudson) were with my final 3 picks, so I can live with that.
     
  14. Jedi Gunny

    Jedi Gunny Yahtzee Host star 9 VIP - Game Host

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    I like my starting pitching rotation. Should compete this season.
     
  15. -polymath-

    -polymath- SFF:F/TV Trivia Host star 4 VIP - Game Host

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    Same here. I've just never played with so many spots. It might change the dynamics and strategy I usually employ quite a bit.
     
  16. Rogue...Jedi

    Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Same here... will have to see as the season begins and goes on.

    And I made my second roster move, picking up Ryan Theriot to replace Jose Reyes (DL)
     
  17. JediCouncilMember

    JediCouncilMember Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I'm taking the wait and see approach with my team. Other than following the Cubs, I haven't really been following baseball that closely the past 2-3 years. I'm hoping this will help me get back into it more by forcing me to pay attention.
     
  18. Jedi_Johnson

    Jedi_Johnson Jedi Master star 5

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    I'm fairly stoked about my pitching staff. I do have some worried about my offense though. Pujols can't carry me all year.
     
  19. -polymath-

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    Pujols can do a lot though...
     
  20. Rogue...Jedi

    Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Its going to be harder for one person to carry a team when the teams are notably larger, though.
     
  21. Jedi Gunny

    Jedi Gunny Yahtzee Host star 9 VIP - Game Host

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    It'll be interesting this year, as a slumping/injured individual player won't do as much damage to a team due to a larger roster size.
     
  22. Rogue...Jedi

    Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Also true, yes.
     
  23. Jedi Gunny

    Jedi Gunny Yahtzee Host star 9 VIP - Game Host

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    Also, the chances of having a very tight group in the standings at the top is going to be virtually impossible, since there are only six teams.
     
  24. Jedi_Johnson

    Jedi_Johnson Jedi Master star 5

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    Its almost opening night, make sure you have your lineups in!
     
  25. Jedi Gunny

    Jedi Gunny Yahtzee Host star 9 VIP - Game Host

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    Tonight won't yield me many stats at all, or any if my one player on those teams doesn't play.
     
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