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Rotochamp: A Fantasy Baseball Projections Software Review

Posted by on Mar 20, 2011 in 2011 Fantasy Baseball, Fantasy Baseball Draft, Fantasy Baseball Rankings, Promotional Considerations | 1 comment

The biggest day of the year is almost here…draft day. Today we are going to review a product that could give you a big edge on the day of your draft, Roto Champ Draft Software. Roto Champ is a draft preparation and in-draft tool that is new in 2011. We were eager to try it and were not disappointed. Our first concerns with any draft day tool is how easy it is to setup based on your league settings/rules. Roto Champ has over 40 scoring categories to choose from and allows you to pick which MLB teams are represented for your player pool (AL, NL, Mix, and custom). You have an 8×8 NL-only league with 6 Ofs? Probably not, but the software could handle it. It allows you to pick the number of positions and reserve spots and includes...

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2011 FBD Experts Auction Draft Insights

Posted by on Mar 15, 2011 in 2011 Fantasy Baseball, Fantasy Baseball Draft, Fantasy Baseball Tips | 1 comment

Considering the fact that they play on two of the biggest rival teams in Major League Baseball, it’s rare that Mets third baseman David Wright and Phillies second baseman Chase Utley end up mentioned in the same article. After the culmination of Fantasy Baseball Dugout’s first annual experts draft, Wright and Utley share distinctions at the opposite end of the fantasy baseball spectrum: most overpaid player drafted and best value draft pick. In FBD’s experts draft, there was a lot of money thrown around early in the 10-team auction format that lasted over three hours. In spite of the free wheeling and spending on elite players, every team managed to leave money on the table when the draft was completed. The most carefree spender of the draft was OnTheBlack.com’s Kerel Cooper. Like his favorite team and primary topic of...

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2011 FBD Experts League Auction Draft Recap

Posted by on Mar 15, 2011 in 2011 Fantasy Baseball, Fantasy Baseball Draft | 0 comments

Last night, Fantasy Baseball Dugout hosted the official draft of their 2011 Experts League via ESPN’s League Manager. The league consists of 10 teams in a head to head, “most categories wins the week” format with a complete MLB player universe. The draft format was a fantasy baseball auction draft. Participants in the 2011 Experts League include: Bob Bentz and Jonathan Bentz of Fantasy Baseball Dugout Jeff Barton of Scoresheet.com David Bentz of College Fantasy Coach.com Kerel Cooper of OnTheBlack.com Bryan Curley of BaseballProfs.com Zac Fluewelling of Fantazzle Fantasy Sports Alan Harrison of TheFantasyFix.com Mike Schenk of Spadora On Sports Matt Seybold of The Sporting Hippeaux See below for full team draft results. Players are sorted by team, followed by draft pick number. Dollar values for each player during the draft are also included. Who was the steal of...

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Fantasy Baseball Draft Software Review: Roto Champ

Posted by on Mar 9, 2011 in 2011 Fantasy Baseball, Fantasy Baseball Draft | 0 comments

The biggest day of the year is almost here…draft day. Today we are going to review a product that could give you a big edge on the day of your draft, Roto Champ Draft Software. Roto Champ is a draft preparation and in-draft tool that is new in 2011. We were eager to try it and were not disappointed. Our first concerns with any draft day tool is how easy it is to setup based on your league settings/rules. Roto Champ has over 40 scoring categories to choose from and allows you to pick which MLB teams are represented for your player pool (AL, NL, Mix, and custom). You have an 8×8 NL-only league with 6 Ofs? Probably not, but the software could handle it. It allows you to pick the number of positions and reserve spots and includes...

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RotoWire’s 2011 Fantasy Baseball Draft Mobile Apps

Posted by on Mar 8, 2011 in 2011 Fantasy Baseball, Fantasy Baseball Draft | 1 comment

According to the FSTA, 16% of fantasy sports participants used a mobile device or app to access cheat sheets during their draft in 2009. We’re willing to bet that number has grown exponentially over the past two years… and it’s only going to continue to grow in the coming years. Apparently, we aren’t alone. On Saturday, we received an email from the good people at RotoWire.com with two great apps for the variety of mobile devices out there. Below is the important information you need to know about RotoWire’s 2011 fantasy baseball draft apps. For full details, check out RotoWire.com. Note: Majority of the information below comes from the email sent by RotoWire.com on March 5: Bringing your phone to your fantasy baseball draft? Use RotoWire’s fantasy baseball draft kit apps as a great reference tool. For Android Phones:...

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7 Tips For Fantasy Baseball Beginners

Posted by on Mar 5, 2011 in Fantasy Baseball 101, Fantasy Baseball Draft, Fantasy Baseball Tips | 1 comment

By Jason Gove, guest contributor to Fantasy Baseball Dugout Fantasy baseball has been a big part of my life over the past few years. I have won and lost my fair share of fantasy baseball leagues. In my experience I have learned quite a few things about fantasy baseball that I would like to share. I have compiled seven tips that will prove beneficial to any sports fan new to the fantasy baseball world. Be prepared. You will need to put some serious time into knowing the players and draft trends. Fantasy baseball leagues are more often than not won and lost during the draft. The draft sets up your roster for the entire season. You can never be over prepared for the draft in my opinion. Draft the best player available. When it comes time to make your...

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