This is the first time I've had all six teams make the playoffs I believe. At the halfway point of seasons up for sure I'd only four teams in. My $90 Mil team was 41-40 and the break and finished on a 51-30 run. My $120 Mil was even worse. They were 25-41 at one point in dead last by a fair amount. Went 66-30 from that point on. Of course that means I'll get swept in the 1st round for even bringing it up....
9/27/2013 6:39 PM
Posted by ybjsports on 9/27/2013 6:24:00 PM (view original):
Game 162 results...

WC1 70M ALPHAS Theme MLB105791 87-75 4th Place L: 8 - 1 45-36  
WC2 80M .289 2.06 Theme MLB105792 93-69 1st Place L: 5 - 4 44-37  
WC3 90M CLEVELAND 1902-1926 Theme MLB105770 93-69 2nd Place L: 3 - 1 41-40  
WC4 100M 1910 BOS 1918 CHW Theme MLB105786 91-71 1st Place L: 9 - 8 46-35  
WC5 110M ALL IN Theme MLB105777 88-74 2nd Place L: 7 - 5 44-37  
WC6 120M 08 19 23 64 75 Theme MLB105802 91-71 2nd Place L: 6 - 1 48-33
Wow... that *really* sucks. I wouldn't wish that upon my worst enemy. Good luck in your play-in games...
9/27/2013 7:01 PM
At one point I was 27 games under .500 and I think in 84th place.  I ended up 30 games over tied for 41st place and 2 teams in the playoffs.  Even I finished outside of the cage again I have to be happy with the comeback.  Just too much too overcome.
9/27/2013 7:06 PM
Terrible 1st round for me....can't believe I put up two clunkers that never had a shot......gonna need a decent playoff showing just to make the 2nd round.
9/27/2013 10:32 PM
Thanks bardin.  It's hard to get your hopes up after today - I'll be happy if one of my play-in teams advances.
9/27/2013 11:46 PM
Two play in games, finished 1-1 with one epic collapse complete (L6) and one amazing winning stream extended (W12)
9/28/2013 3:45 PM (edited)
Finished with a schwarze...guess that's something to be happy about...
9/29/2013 1:57 AM
5-10 in games, 0-3 in first round series so far. All 3 elimination losses by 1 run. I hate the first playoff round.
9/30/2013 6:17 PM
Best teams to lose a round 1 series

107-55  mildnhazy  ($100M)
105-57  schwarze  ($80M)
105-57  beauchamp  ($110M)
104-58  mensu1954  ($70M)
104-58  jbohrman  ($110M)
104-58  mllama54  ($110M)
103-59  njbigwig  ($80M)
102-60  ryan_horner  ($110M)
102-60  brianjw  ($110M)
101-61  cstrohmier  ($110M)
100-62  rbow923  ($80M)

It's unreal how often 100-win teams get beat in round 1 (almost always to teams with 10-15 fewer wins).
9/30/2013 10:25 PM
In one $110M league (MLB105799), all four 100-win teams lost in round 1.    My guess is that the worst seed has won more than 50% of the first round series so far.
9/30/2013 10:27 PM
Posted by schwarze on 9/30/2013 10:27:00 PM (view original):
In one $110M league (MLB105799), all four 100-win teams lost in round 1.    My guess is that the worst seed has won more than 50% of the first round series so far.
Yeah, that was my favorite to actually have a shot at a title.  Although to be fair, 2 of us in that league got knocked out by 98 win teams so it wasn't quite as painful as the losing to the 85 win team.....
10/1/2013 7:01 AM
My WIS Championship ended with a dud. Lost a three way tie for the Wild Card with my $70M team, lost in the DS with my $100M team 3 games to 1, and my $120M team got swept in the DS.

Thanks for putting such a great tourney together, had a blast. Best of luck to those that move onto Round 2.

10/1/2013 7:21 AM
Ugh... just went 0-5 in playoff games in the pm2 session, including a game 5 loss to knock another 100+ win team out.  Will need to update post above.
10/1/2013 6:07 PM

Sixteen 100+ win teams lost in the first round.  (Only fifteen 100+ win teams won in the first round).

Best teams to lose a round 1 series

107-55 mildnhazy ($100M) - lost to 88-win team
105-57 schwarze ($80M) - lost to 91-win team
105-57 beauchamp ($110M) - lost to 98-win team
104-58 mensu1954 ($70M) - lost to 99-win team
104-58 sford ($70M) - lost to 84-win team
104-58 jbohrman ($110M) - lost to 87-win team
104-58 mllama54 ($110M) - lost to 94-win team
103-59 njbigwig ($80M) - lost to 93-win team
102-60 ryan_horner ($110M) - lost to 98-win team
102-60 brianjw ($110M) - lost to 93-win team
102-62 schwarze ($110M) - lost to 96-win team
101-61 batandball ($70M) - lost to 91-win team
101-61 cstrohmier ($110M) - lost to 93-win team
101-61 cmolli ($70) - lost to 89-win team
100-62 rbow923 ($80M) - lost to 93-win team
100-62 jbohrman ($80M) - lost to 82-win team

The average win-differential of these 16 matchups is +11 wins.

10/2/2013 1:55 PM (edited)
you see?  that's why I don't win 100 games 
10/2/2013 4:08 PM
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