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Need to add maximum IP or limit starts per week in H2H points leagues

Need allow commish to add a MAXIMUM innings pitched or set number of starts per week.

It's too easy to win when you can stream starting pitchers in a points league (we do have a 5 transaction limit, but still need an innings max).

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  • Ben commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes, good suggestion. Not just needed in H2H points, but H2H category leagues, too. We have a maximum number of SP starts per week (13) but it's basically just the honor system. Your competitors like Fantrax and I think CBS have this ability.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Having a 2-week championship match-up (and maybe even a 2-week semi-final) negates the advantage of the streaming strategy and makes for a fairer result too less flukes.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Streaming is a legit strategy. Start up a custom league that discourages it if you don't like it.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I agree. The commish should be able to put a max on starts per week for starting pitchers. People just stock up on starting pitchers and stream pitchers all week. Batters stats become meaningless.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Try putting negative points. I've run a point league for years with no maximum acquisitions. Bad pitchers should hurt you just as much as good pitching helps

  • umar malik commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    One way to prevent streaming is to allow the commissioner to require a minimum amount of hitters and pitchers.
    If the league allows up to 23 players on a team. The commissioner can determine how many hitters and pitchers of that 23 players have to be rostered on a team.

    Example if a team can have up to 23 players on a team. 13 of those 23 players have to be hitters and 12 have to be pitchers.

    Or require teams to have a mandatory starter for each position for every game.

  • Leslie Rock commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    our h2h points league has become nothing but a streaming SP league. Yahoo needs to come up with a rule to prevent streaming. as it is now, whoever streams the most, wins. perhaps a maximum innings rule would take care of the situation. i enjoy playing points baseball as long as mindless streaming is prohibited.

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