League Trading

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andrew_schug
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League Trading

#1 Post by andrew_schug » December 11th, 2017, 8:02 pm

Any ideas that would promote more trading in a league? I run a 12 team mixed league with 21 roster spots (9 offense(c,1b,2b,3b,ss,3 of, util), 9 pitching, 3 bench). I have this thought that adding additional roster spots would entice teams to trade more since fewer players will be available via free agency. Idk.

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Re: League Trading

#2 Post by Todd Zola » December 12th, 2017, 6:28 pm

Trading is mostly about the personality of the league, not about the rules. Personally, I prefer to let things happen organically.

That said, these settings yield a very shallow league. Most leagues have 13 or 14 active hitting spots with 9 pitching (adding 1 C, MI, CI and 2 OF to your current lineup).
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