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6/11/2014 8:42 PM
Is there a dramatic effect of playing a player with 99%. I know it seems silly and tedious, but there is an off day in two hbd days. 
6/12/2014 2:42 AM
not serious at 99 however when you get lower then that their is a drop off and more chance of injury.. some additional food for thought that one off day will probably not be enough to rest a position player to a point where you will be able to run him out 9 innings every day for the rest of the season.. As a general rule most players will need around 20 games of a season or so to remain at 100%... I like to give guys time off in bunches and not everyone as the same time.
6/12/2014 3:56 AM
In my experience the fall off occurs defensively and not at the plate. 99, you probably won't see any difference, but as it gets lower and lower you'll notice the difference.
I usually target 95 as an absolute  floor, but have in the past gone as low as 92. 

As fasteddy mentions the chance for injury climbs the lower the % gets. Which is probably the biggest risk of playing a guy who is fatigued.

That said, 99% wouldn't phase me at all. Especially if I were in a playoff race or jockeying for a first round bye.
6/12/2014 8:08 AM
Over the years, I've found that injury risk is much higher at 97%.    This is based on minor league players because I seldom drop BL below 98%.   But the vast majority of my minor league injuries come at 97% or below.   I only check minor league fatigue on the weekend so there's a decent sample size to work with.
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