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2017 Fantasy Baseball League
« on: March 05, 2017, 08:38:12 AM »
Did someone say "fantasy"?







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Re: 2017 Fantasy Baseball League
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2017, 08:38:40 AM »
Bison - when is the draft set?

Going to try a live one on Skype this year?
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Re: 2017 Fantasy Baseball League
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2017, 08:53:53 AM »
"stickied" the topic...
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Re: 2017 Fantasy Baseball League
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2017, 08:54:06 AM »
UCG - are you in again this year?
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Re: 2017 Fantasy Baseball League
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2017, 09:08:30 AM »
UCG - are you in again this year?

I'm gonna skip brant - I know it's not a huge effort but I can't commit this year, if you need me to even out the numbers I'll be there
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Re: 2017 Fantasy Baseball League
« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2017, 09:11:44 AM »
Did someone say "fantasy"?









If these are actual player options, I'm in.
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Re: 2017 Fantasy Baseball League
« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2017, 09:57:31 AM »
UCG - are you in again this year?

I'm gonna skip brant - I know it's not a huge effort but I can't commit this year, if you need me to even out the numbers I'll be there

Bison & MD run the league.  I just wanted to get the thread opened up
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Re: 2017 Fantasy Baseball League
« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2017, 09:58:17 AM »
Did someone say "fantasy"?









If these are actual player options, I'm in.

what you get them to do with your balls is up to you, but I thought you were a catcher, not a pitcher
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« Reply #8 on: March 05, 2017, 09:59:49 AM »
I thought you were a catcher, not a pitcher

That's your fantasy.
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« Reply #9 on: March 05, 2017, 10:50:20 AM »
I remember Bison saying he may not be able to run it this year due to prior commitments.  If so, he was going to hand the Commissionership off to me.  I'll let him come in and verify.

If he does make me Commish, then I am going to change some things: more Bench spots, more DL spots, higher IP requirements each week, and I would insist on a live draft. 

If he takes up the reins again, I would really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, 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Re: 2017 Fantasy Baseball League
« Reply #10 on: March 05, 2017, 10:51:59 AM »
Really?
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« Reply #11 on: March 05, 2017, 10:53:37 AM »
Really really.
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Re: 2017 Fantasy Baseball League
« Reply #12 on: March 05, 2017, 09:19:42 PM »
I've been commissioner for 10 years between here and the previous place.   I looked forward to and enjoyed the fantasy baseball season, because it was another way to enjoy my favorite sport.  However I'm juggling a number of life priorities right now, so it's the perfect time to step aside and let someone else run the show.  Good luck MD and everyone who plays this season. 

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« Reply #13 on: March 05, 2017, 09:46:07 PM »
Are you not even playing, either?
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« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2017, 10:06:31 PM »
It'll be a different season without you, Bison.  Thanks for doing such a great job over the years.  And I expect to hand the reins back over next year.  Bring some sanity back after my one year experiment ;)
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