All Forums > MLB SimLeaguesTopic: Newbi Champ?Quote: Originally Posted By chrondon84 on 5/26/2009i am about to start my first team and am full of questions. i have sim'd many seasons of Baseball Mogal, HighHeat Baseball, and other baseball sims but this is a little different.im starting in a open league with not much info on how this sim works. after reading the forums i think my team of only Oakland A's, is due for gloom. has there ever been a newbie champ?three quick tips for regular season success?three for postseason success?and maybe a list of the best value players at their position and a brief explanation of why. id also like to hear of any odd draft strategys that worked.
Quote: Originally Posted By salukiboy on 9/03/2009A huge thank you to big len...pretty much following this advice helped with forming a pennant contender in my third league.If only I could figure out pitching, I'd be set...I think my pitching will keep me from making. My starting is ok, my bullpen is horrid.
Quote: Originally posted by zubinsum on 9/03/2009 Unfortunately those Ks also hurt them in the sim by reducing double play opportunities.
Quote: Originally Posted By rmarshall on 11/09/2009Ladies & Gentlemen'I'm still trying to get a grip on this game. 23 teams .. No playoffs .. only one team played .500. I like $255 mill leagues. My topic is about pitch counts & IP ... With $255 mill you can get quality players and I usually get 10, and lately 11 pitchers. I've been slowly lowering the pitch counts and IP .. in hopes of getting strong performances with 3-5 pitchers per game. I've switched my thinking so much I think I'm confusing the issue. ( Nothing is really working ) I am finally getting some 15-20 game winning starters. But my relief situation is a mess.Also, I put my Starters @ ANY, on Inn Avail. Long Releivers also @ ANY. Setup at 7,8, with my closer @ 9. Always set Closer @ closing situations only.Help !
Quote: Originally Posted By contrarian23 on 11/11/2009( rmarshall ), Please read this thread:http://www.whatifsports.com/forums/threads.asp?ForumID=3&TopicID=368171&PagePosition=1It answers most of the questions you ask, and provides a ton of other useful info.
Quote: Originally posted by biglenr on 11/09/2009The basics (the decision tree, what stats the sim uses, etc) are still valid.It needs updated, but I'm still digesting the latest update, and don't want to jump in half-cocked.And, don't forget... I don't get paid to keep[ this current. I do this just to help newbies get up to speed. While I like to help, it needs to wait until I have time and energy to do it, and the mood strikes me.
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