My Portfolio

Here's my portfolio of players after completing seven of eight drafts:

League FSTA NFBC-Online AL-LABR Home Staff YF&F AL-Tout NFBC Main
Date 15-Jan 28-Feb 1-Mar 9-Mar 17-Mar 18-Mar 23-Mar 29-Mar
Format Draft Draft Auction Draft Auction Draft Auction Draft
Rules ∞ DL No trade, 0 DL Can't bench 5x4 (No WHIP) Keeper 1400 IP Cap, 2 DL ∞ DL, OBP No trade, 0 DL
Teams 13 12 12 15 18 15 12 15
Pick No. 11 11 N/A $ 15 N/A $ 12 N/A $ 1
C Y. Molina D. Navarro S. Perez 16 Lucroy Mesoraco 16 Lucroy McCann 21
C Wieters A. Avila Iannetta 3 W. Castillo Montero 16 Perez 16
1B C. Carter M. Adams Moss 20 Pujols Goldschmidt 13 D. Ortiz Hosmer 24
2B Rendon Utley Profar 15 D.Murphy Pedroia 38 B. Roberts Pedroia 28
3B Machado Longoria Lawrie 18 Lawrie Arenado 3 Middlebrooks Longoria 28
SS A. Simmons H.Ramirez Reyes 26 Peralta D. Gordon 2 H.Ramirez Jeter 7
CI Moustakas Machado Singleton 7 Rizzo Machado 3 J.Abreu Machado 13
MI Jeter Wong Jeter 13 Rendon A. Hill 19 S. Castro S. Drew 3
OF Ellsbury W. Myers Arcia 10 Harper J.Hamilton 28 Kemp A. Eaton 15 Trout
OF Bautista Beltran Joyce 8 J.Hamilton R. Davis 3 M. Bourn Lough 8
OF W. Myers Victorino Lough 3 B.Hamilton M. Byrd 1 De Aza Buxton 4
OF Heyward A.Jackson Dyson* 4 Crawford L.Martin 3 Joyce Raburn 2
OF C. Maybin Crawford Buxton 3 A.Garcia A. Jackson 16
U I. Davis D. Ortiz B. Butler 18 A. Gonzalez 33 Rizzo Middlebrooks 13
U Morneau M. Choice 3
P Kershaw Darvish Scherzer 27 Darvish J.Fernadez 3 Strasburg Verlander 27
P J. Fernandez Sale Verlander 26 Lee Wacha 3 Verlander Lackey 11
P G. Cole G. Cole Masterson 13 Salazar Burnett 2 Tanaka Nova 8
P Lester Garza Lackey 9 Cashner Liriano 2 Papelbon M. Perez 6
P Kazmir Porcello J.Parker* 8 Iwakuma Lackey 2 Cishek Pomeranz 3
P D.Robertson Nathan T.Hunter 10 Porcello Samardzija 5 A. Bradley Baker 2
P J.Johnson Cishek Appel 1 M. Perez Nathan 28 C. Martinez Soria 14
P Soria Soria Carrasco 1 J. Kelly Papelbon 17 J.J. Putz J. McGee 2
P T. Hunter T. Hunter la Rosa 1 W. Peralta Beckett 2 J.J. Hoover D. Holland 2
R D. Gee Fowler Krauss Benoit D.Pomeranz G. Springer K. Gibson
R W. Peralta Lackey Pomeranz Santos J.Hammel D. Gordon D. Webb
R J. Kelly M. Cabrera Cecchini C.Martinez M. Leake R. Raburn S.Sizemore
R O. Taveras Profar la Rosa K-Rod K-Rod Beckett A. Gose
R A.Guerrero W. Peralta R. Webb Maybin S. Smith Charlie Blackmon
R C. Blackmon L.Hawkins Matusz A.J. Pollock L.J. Hoes
R Ruggiano A. Gose
M C. Correa
M G. Cecchini
M McCullers
M K. Stewart
M L. Sims
M Berrios
M V. Sanchez
M R. Nunez
M R.J. Alvarez
M Borenstein

*I traded an out-for-the-year Parker ($8 in FAAB) and Dyson to Larry Schecter for Trevor Plouffe and Bryan Shaw.

Mulitple Shares

Owned in Four Leagues:

Manny Machado, John Lackey

Owned in Three Leagues:

Justin Verlander, Joakim Soria, Tommy Hunter, Derek Jeter, Wily Peralta, Drew Pomeranz

Owned in Two Leagues

Hanley Ramirez, Yu Darvish, Evan Longoria, Dustin Pedroia, Will Myers, David Ortiz, Josh Hamilton, Gerrit Cole, Anthony Rizzo, Joe Nathan, Jonathan, Lucroy, Austin Jackson, Brett Lawrie, Salvador Perez, Jonathan Papelbon, Steve Cishek, Will Middlebrooks, Carl Crawford, Rick Porcello, Dee Gordon, Martin Perez, Anthony Rendon, Jurickson Profar, Matt Joyce, David Lough, Byron Buxton, Josh Beckett, Joe Kelly, Carlos Martinez, Cameron Maybin, Ryan Raburn, Francisco Rodriguez, Charlie Blackmon, Garin Cecchini, Anthony Gose


By: ryknots
On: 3/24/2014 6:42:00 PM
Tmi I think
By: Run to Daylight
On: 3/26/2014 9:22:00 AM
Good picks throughout. Could you post your NFBC Main Event results later? You should go Miggy over Trout based on his close to auto-ultra-high 4 categories as compared to Trout and get your steals throughout the draft. Good luck!
By: Chris Liss
On: 3/26/2014 9:26:00 AM
RTD - thanks. And yes, I will. As for Miggy/Trout, I think taking Cabrera is completely defensible on those grounds. The one thing that gives Trout an edge, I think, is age. It's just better to be 22 than in your early 30s in terms of career trajectory. But our dollar value formulas have them about equal, and Cabrera also qualifies at third (and soon first).
By: BrandNewHero
On: 3/27/2014 7:30:00 AM
Why 3 shares of Pomeranz? I was really high on him when he came up, but he just can't seem to find any control. Are you projecting him to make the rotation? Has he fixed his issues? I sure hope he puts it all together one day.
By: Chris Liss
On: 3/27/2014 5:26:00 PM
The A's lost both Parker for the year and Griffin for a while, and their replacements are Tom Milone and Jesse Chavez. I think Pomeranz who was once a big prospect will get his shot. I wouldn't read too much into what happened at altitude. Pitchers get skittish and fall apart there.
By: powerton23
On: 3/31/2014 10:08:00 AM
Hey Chris --

I was taking a look at the overall standings for the Rotowire Online Championship. I noticed that one person has 28 different teams entered into this contest. Another has 16. And there are six people who have between 10-14 entries. Just curious as to your thoughts on this.

The guy who has 28 teams in the Rotowire Championship also has 28 teams entered in the draft championship. A guy who has 14 teams entered in the Rotowire Championship has 64 (SIXTY-FOUR!) teams entered in the Draft Championship!
By: Chris Liss
On: 3/31/2014 8:10:00 PM
I suppose if they want to spend that much money to try to win the whole thing, they can. Maybe they can hedge in a way that gives them an edge toward the grand prize, but the payout's not going to be that big relative to their risk. 28 teams is $9800, so the payout isn't that huge compared to it.
By: powerton23
On: 3/31/2014 8:55:00 PM
Well, it's certainly not as simple as turning in a bunch of ncaa brackets into a pool, it requires the ongoing season long management, but it seems absolutely ridiculous. Is rotowire going to have a conversation about limiting the number of entries in the future?
By: Chris Liss
On: 3/31/2014 10:27:00 PM
I'm not sure what the concern is unless there's a reason to think doing so many gives you a better expected return. I don't see how it would since you can only have one team per league.

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