There are several carriers of fantasy baseball leagues to choose from. Some of them offer a vast array of league manager control, real time statistics, updated standings, injury reports and statuses. Some of these sites even let a team owner know as much as an hour before game time whether one of their players is on the starting lineup card or will be sitting for that game. Most of these sites provide day to day statuses on a player who might be playing injured, listing him as DTD (Day to Day), or O (Out). Read the rest of this entry »
Each new fantasy baseball season presents new opportunities for team owners to get creative with their team names. Ranging from the hysterical to over the top vulgar, team names are a valued part of any team owner’s identity within the league. Some owners stick to basic names, something is not eye-catching nor controversial, while other owners look for the ultimate shock value with their buddies.
Some of the best fantasy baseball team names are constructed as a play on words or using a popular Read the rest of this entry »
Organizing a fantasy league has many tasks that a league manager or organizer needs to determine before games ever start. Deciding who should be in the league, when the draft will be held, where it will be held, and so on are all logistical requirements that have to be constructed during the preseason.
The toughest decision any league manager has to make, is determining how many people should be in the league. Most standard leagues have between 8 and 12 teams. How many are too many? That depends on the sport, the size of a team’s alloted roster, and how thin Read the rest of this entry »
Depending on the format of one’s fantasy baseball league, determines which direction an owner should go in determining whether they should go with a pitcher or a power hitter. Most standard leagues dictate that power hitters are more valuable over the long haul of season rather than a starting pitcher.
The reason being, is that in fantasy baseball, the more an owner can get out of his or her players, the more successful their team will be. Position players such as Read the rest of this entry »
The modern version of fantasy baseball is one of the most addicting, and enjoyable hobbies one can participate in. Having one’s own fantasy baseball league is even more enjoyable, and with the vast wealth of sports hosting sites on the Internet, starting and maintaining a fantasy baseball league is easy.
To start, a league organizer needs to decide whether they want to host a free league, or if they want extended controls with chances to win cash prizes. In these instances, registration fees are required. Most common Read the rest of this entry »